Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

Caroline Spelman gets a free ride from Iain Dale

Watch the publisher of Total Politics show you his understanding of what ‘fair and balanced’ means here and here. Fans of Iain Dale will recognise the ‘baying mob’ line from his reaction to the Conway affair (summed up marvellously here, … Continue reading

Posted in The Political Weblog Movement, Tories! Tories! Tories! | 5 Comments


Independent – US issues threat to Iraq’s $50bn foreign reserves in military deal: The US is holding hostage some $50bn of Iraq’s money in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to pressure the Iraqi government into signing an agreement … Continue reading

Posted in George W. Bush | 7 Comments

Giles Chichester: so much for David Cameron’s ‘enforcer’

Guardian – Tories’ Brussels enforcer quits over half-million in expenses: Giles Chichester, who three months ago was charged by David Cameron with the role of ensuring that Tory MEPs were behaving scrupulously, stood down in Brussels after being found, over … Continue reading

Posted in Tories! Tories! Tories! | 3 Comments

Plan to arrest Bush when he visits the UK gathers momentum

Get Reading – Reading magistrates asked for Bush arrest warrant: A peace campaigner from Newtown will tomorrow ask Reading magistrates for a warrant to arrest George W Bush. Peter Burt, of Biko Court, is taking his case to court to … Continue reading

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A tart card seen in London yesterday

This just in… Belinda Carlisle is a pre-op transsexual. Apparently. Hey, there’s an easy win for Boris… cleaning up the tart cards! Just imagine the defiant last-ditch party that would provoke. :o)

Posted in Consume! | 4 Comments

Looking for lovin’ in all the right places

According to this article, Leah McLaren thinks that the typical English male “is either a repressed homosexual, a drunkard whose alcohol intake renders him incapable, a boarding school product deprived of his mother’s love too early in life, or simply … Continue reading

Posted in Normal People | 11 Comments

George W. Bush: a boy and his bubble

Ten Percent has reminded me via a link to an old article that Scotland Yard only pressed for partial closure of London’s mobile phone network after Bush was told he wasn’t allowed to use his shiny black helicopters that block … Continue reading

Posted in George W. Bush | 2 Comments

“Would you believe Tuesday?”

Sorry about the delay. I was all set to go at a few minutes to midnight last night, but there was a rebuild problem. Looks to be clear now. Operation Manticore is go. I repeat; Operation Manticore is go. The … Continue reading

Posted in George W. Bush | 2 Comments

Circle Line and Tube parties today/tonight

This became an irretrievably stupid idea from the moment the newspapers started to cash in on it. (Both London freesheets had it on their front page yesterday, and it’s in several nationals today.) My advice to you if you’re planning … Continue reading

Posted in Consume! | 6 Comments

Linkdump ahoy!

1. Joseph Obi is on the warpath. The attack on Louise Redvers is particularly appalling… and actionable. Sadly, The Obi One has yet to reveal what he’s really angry about (i.e. what triggered this greatly delayed outburst). 2. Thank you, … Continue reading

Posted in Christ..., George W. Bush, Gordon Brown, It's War! It's Legal! It's Lovely!, The Political Weblog Movement, Tony 'King Blair, UK Libel Law | 5 Comments