Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

Nadine Dorries: unbelievable

Dawn Primarolo: “The hon. Lady has asserted many things to be facts that are not.” Mrs. Dorries: “If the Minister feels that I have said anything tonight – cited any statistic or piece of information – that is not factual, … Continue reading

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Abortion vote latest

Via Student Midwife, I learn of a live-blog over at the Guardian. Any other games in town? [There may be a little action here, but no guarantees.] 19:25 – Edward Leigh (Con) just read out Nadine’s ‘voice of the majority’ … Continue reading

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Nadine Dorries and Andrea Williams

David Modell (the man who once captured the Hamiltons’ entire marriage in a single photograph) has well and truly got the goods on the Christian fundamentalist movement here in the UK, and I invite you to catch the entire documentary … Continue reading

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UK Libel Law, the Demon Almost-Precedent and the Bastard Duke of Brunswick

Libel tourism is the new hotness and our milkshake brings all the boys to the yard. UK libel law is also making life increasingly difficult for those of us who like to speak our minds via Teh Interwebs. These are, … Continue reading

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Paul Staines: The Plonk

By now most of you are aware that, yesterday, Paul Staines (aka ‘Guido Fawkes’) was, after his second drink driving offence, hit with an 18-month supervision* order, a 3 month 9pm-6am curfew (enforced via electronic tag) and a 3 year … Continue reading

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Obsessive? No.

A tease? Yes. Expect more tomorrow. (Oh, you *love* it….) – UPDATE – Hell, yes: The UK Today – Sympathy for the Devil: From what I know of Paul and others with similar issues, the next three months will be … Continue reading

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So has Steve Grover been sacked yet or not?

Amy Williams – Burger King fires two for filings about farmworkers: Burger King has fired two employees who made online postings that “did not reflect the company’s views and which were in violation of company policy,” the fast-food restaurant chain … Continue reading

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Nadine Dorries finally plays the victim

Bolder than expected, but sadly inevitable… Nadine Dorries’ most recent ‘blog’ entry, reproduced here in all its textual glory for two reasons: a) Her permalinks don’t work b) I suspect she may one day delete this (as she has other … Continue reading

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Some free advice for Jonathan King

Via the latest B3ta newsletter I learn of Jonathan King’s promotional video and ‘single’ Wilde About Boys from his free-to-view-online musical Vile Pervert (NSFW*): Excuse me while I fire off a quick open letter: Dear Jonathon, 1. If a major … Continue reading

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What happens in Vegas…

Working on an opening post. Meantime, Mat Bowles brings to the table an issue worth watching. UPDATE – Press Gazette – Johnny Vegas sues Guardian and Observer over ‘grope’ story: Comedian Johnny Vegas has begun libel proceedings against Guardian News … Continue reading

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