Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

“Gentlemen… we’re history.”

Goodbye, George. If you have an hour (and a bit) to spare today, I invite you to spend it on one final blow-out. (And one for Justin.)

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Five items

1. Like most people, I’m watching this nest of ants that David Davis has kicked over (latest). Murdoch’s scramble to and from the fight shows that he can’t afford to be seen diddling our democracy, and – candidate or no … Continue reading

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Murdoch backs off on Davis fight

Guardian – Kelvin MacKenzie unlikely to stand in byelection : The Sun has not referred to the mooted campaign by its columnist once in print since MacKenzie and Murdoch, the paper’s proprietor, discussed it at a party on Thursday evening … Continue reading

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The secret behind Operation Manticore

BBC – Protesters greet Bush’s UK visit AP – British police say up to 2,500 people show up to protest Bush and 25 arrested BBC – Three charged over Bush protests BBC – Brown and Bush in talks at No … Continue reading

Posted in George W. Bush | 14 Comments

Curfew!

Yesterday was the last day of my self-imposed curfew, and what did I do? I broke curfew! I surrendered to the demon drink after a couple of weeks, too. Like a total pansy. Tch. I throw myself on the mercy … Continue reading

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“Found this spoon, sir!”

So I’m hanging around just outside a quieter edge of the security cordon and I watch two cops walk past, fresh from McDonalds with 8 cups of coffee… and a single McFlurry for one very special member of the team. … Continue reading

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Davis + Murdoch, FTW.

Watch out. This could get silly.

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[Operation Manticore] – an apology (in advance) as Bush visits London:

Independent – Campaigners accuse ministers over Bush visit: Anti-war campaigners have accused ministers of caving into American pressure by keeping protesters well away from a reception for George Bush in Downing Street tomorrow…. Scotland Yard said it had not banned … Continue reading

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Iraqi employees: problem solved

The Times – Britain shamed as Iraqi interpreters are resettled in squalid tower blocks: The first Iraqi interpreters to be offered refuge in Britain are living in fear in squalid tower blocks in Glasgow, The Times has learnt. They complained … Continue reading

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David Davis

So that was the weird shudder I felt on the Underground as I left Westminster early this afternoon; it was a thousand or so people directly above me turning around and saying “WTF?!” in near-unison. It’ll be interesting to see … Continue reading

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