Category Archives: The Political Weblog Movement

A question regarding identity and equity

Can anyone think of circumstances where it would be fair for a publisher/contributor to issue any comment likely to effect someone’s reputation without staking their own* reputation on it? Also, should anyone expect to be taken seriously as a publisher … Continue reading

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Iain Dale’s idea of self regulation

“I’d be interested in your views on this. In my view, self regulation works perfectly well. I someone makes a complaint to me about an abusive comment – or something I have writen which they believe is incorrect or offensive … Continue reading

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Hypersensitive links

The first incarnation of the Sun-Watch project is coming along nicely and will rumble into action shortly. Right now, I’m quietly going from invite to invite and making sure that each of our editors is happy in their work. While … Continue reading

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Iain Dale’s (biased) 2008-9 Guide to Political Blogging in the UK

As usual, I won’t be taking part in this charade (or anything else this old fraud is behind). But this year, it looks like I’ll have some company: Bob Piper – Why I won’t be voting in Iain Dale’s poll … Continue reading

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Proof that my kids are more mature than some ‘leading’ bloggers

From the end-of-term report for a 10-year-old I’m very proud of:

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An open letter to Phil Hendren (aka ‘Dizzy’ of ‘Dizzy Thinks’)

Dear Mr Hendren, You appear to require some specific instruction and detailed clarification on this matter, so please bear with me: Introduction I do not wish you to call me at home; this is why I have never provided you … Continue reading

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Apologies

“I’m not a ‘victim of injustice’ as far as I’m concerned this is just a flame war.” – Phil Hendren Hendren doesn’t need an apology, Hendren doesn’t deserve an apology, and the only reason Hendren wants an apology is so … Continue reading

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Mistakes

1. It was a mistake not to consider John Hirst as a suspect in the Ironed Sardine matter, especially when there’s an obvious reason why he may not have been aware of many of the things that were so wrong … Continue reading

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On the subject of Nadine Dorries and some recent deletions

Well, it looks like Phil Hendren isn’t the only retro-moderating right-wing blogger on the loose today; Nadine Dorries is busily rearranging her website to avoid the consequences of a complaint she was laughing off just a few short days ago. … Continue reading

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Gosh, we’re all really impressed down here, I can tell You.

Dizzy’s back, and it looks like he brought a bottle of angria home from his holiday. The short version is that he’s skipping the important bits and basing part of his (constantly changing) side of the story on a retro-moderated … Continue reading

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