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Meet the Rootin Tootin Cowboys

The Rootin Tootin Cowboys discuss Iraq (via). Enjoy: The Rootin Tootin Cowboys 2 – Iraq (The Rootin Tootin Cowboys are John Hopkins and Gareth Tunley. And they rock.)

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Missile Bases in the Sky!

Tch. We’re pathetic, aren’t we? Almost a decade into the 21st century, and the long-promised flying cars, moving sidewalks, one-size-fits-all silver jumpsuits and cities on the moon continue to elude us. Remember when we used to dream of a better … Continue reading

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Half-hearted

The Times – Britain’s breach of honour over Iraq interpreters: More than half the Iraqi interpreters who applied to come to live in Britain have had their applications rejected, drawing accusations that the Government is “wriggling out” of its promise … Continue reading

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Fresh copy of the Iraqi employees EDM

Lynne Featherstone has retabled her EDM calling on the British Government to move further and faster in its help for the Iraqi interpreters: EDM 401: IRAQI EMPLOYEES My MP (Anne Milton) missed her opportunity to sign the last version. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Iraqi employees: trigger action

Dan Hardie – Letting them die: I’ve had emails from three people who claim to be – and who almost certainly are- Iraqi former employees of the British Government. All three say that they and their former colleagues are still … Continue reading

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Miliboy in ‘irony is dead’ shocker

David Miliband: “Iran has responsibilities in being part of the international community and needs to live by its responsibilities if it wants to enjoy the rights of the international community.” He really is a shameless little bastard, isn’t he? In … Continue reading

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Iraqi employees: who gives a damn?

Now EDM 2057 is back online, perhaps it might be an idea to keeping a running tally of those MPs who actually give a damn, as this is a unique issue where both supporters and opponents of the war in … Continue reading

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Looking for help? Look elsewhere!

This is an appalling state of affairs. Simply appalling. Further, via comments over at Justin’s, we find that Early Day Motion 2057 has been taken offline! Google has a cache of the removed page here. Please note that – despite … Continue reading

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Iraqi employees: the new EDM and a fresh round of letters to MPs

Dan Hardie has requested that we each write a letter to our MP, and has provided some bullet-points here. I’m writing a letter and blogging it, and would urge you to do the same. Make sure that you push this … Continue reading

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Too little, too late

The Times – Assistance package for Iraqi interpreters is ‘too little, too late’: Serious shortcomings have been exposed in the Government’s plan to offer compensation or resettlement to hundreds of serving and former staff in Iraq. Davide Simonetti has a … Continue reading

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