Category Archives: The Political Weblog Movement

Meet the Staines Massive

Richard Bartholomew comments on the BBC point I skipped over, and much more besides. You’ll love the closer. Richard, this one’s for you: Supergroove: You Gotta Know

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More sweet, sweet music

1. If you scroll down to a previous entry, you will note that it has been updated with the latest email sent to Donal Blaney. 2. I didn’t want to spark anything uncontrolled under that, but the subject of Donal … Continue reading

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Thinking of hiring Iain Dale as a speaker on blogging? Think again.

I am now permanently banned from leaving comments on Iain Dale’s website Clearly thinking that Paul Staines had me over a barrel (wrong!), Iain Dale took a few liberties yesterday and allowed a stream of anonymous abuse directed at me … Continue reading

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To: Donal Blaney (Griffin Law)

Below is a copy of the letter I sent to Paul Staines’ lawyer. I haven’t heard a damn thing since sending it over 3 hours ago, so I’m publishing it here in full to kick things along: To: Donal Blaney … Continue reading

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Feel Paul’s pain

Paul Staines isn’t suing me about this, specifically… but it’s the reason why he had to do *something* as I’m sure you’ll appreciate: I’ve just responded to a letter from Paul Staines’ lawyer that arrived late last night, and I … Continue reading

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That’s Iain Dale all over

I can’t possibly improve on this comment about Iain Dale delivering yet another free ride for one of his Tory chums and predicting the kind of semi-anonymous beating he normally tolerates the hell out of when he’s not on the … Continue reading

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MessageSpace is distributing copyrighted material without permission

I was unaware that MessageSpace was Paul Staines’ own personal plaything. Somehow, I got the impression that it was a group effort and he was merely an advisor of sorts. Oh well. Live and learn… You may recall that Paul … Continue reading

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Peter Hain

Judging by past efforts of right-wing bloggers thugs, over the next day or two there are bound to be a few anonymous comments appearing here and there that seek to cast me as a New Labour stooge or even a … Continue reading

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So what’s going on here, then? (Part Two)

Note #1: This probably won’t last for long, as Staines is lurking nearby (even though he’d never admit it). Note #2: I am *not* including a hyperlink, because this has nothing to do with the redirection code that proves how … Continue reading

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A few straight questions for the Conservatives

The following is the list of questions that I would loved to have issued to CCHQ days ago, had Paul Staines not released his semi-embargoed explanation for this turn of events at 6pm on a Friday evening (in much the … Continue reading

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