Category Archives: The Political Weblog Movement

Poons is gone

“As many of you will by now be aware, the one and only Dave Halligan ceased to be on Saturday, 30th May 2009. The funeral will take place in Birkenhead in a couple of weeks. A lot of folks will … Continue reading

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Iain Dale is an [‘expletive’-deleted] liar

In an earlier post, I referred to this exchange, where Iain Dale’s lawyer tried and failed to specify an example of libel on my website after accusing me of repeated libel: L: So far as I’m concerned, it is plainly … Continue reading

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Steve Uncles of the English Democrats is a cowardly scoundrel

Rather than risk yet another ridiculous legal threat from yet another [expletive deleted], I’ll mostly let Steve Uncle’s own words speak for him in this post: “You may recall the ‘self hating’ blogger – Chris Lightfoot, who in 2004, ‘went … Continue reading

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Iain Dale and the subtle art of legal gagging

“Dear Iain Dale, I think Nadine Dorries is a twat. This doesn’t mean I think you’re a twat. But as it happens, I do.” – Anton Vowl 1. According to lawyers acting for Iain Dale, I am not mad/insane and … Continue reading

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Nadine Dorries censors Nadine Dorries

This week, Nadine Dorries emerged from her tragically difficult long weekend with a fab new makeover and a ‘get some’ attitude. To show us how bold and brave she was (and that nothing had changed), she then misrepresented the contents … Continue reading

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Boothroyd’s resignation from the Wikipedia Arbitration Committee

The Register – Sockpuppeting British politico resigns from Wikisupremecourt: A Labour councillor for London’s City of Westminster resigned from Wikipedia’s supreme court at the weekend, after admitting he gained election to the site’s ruling body using a false name… When … Continue reading

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Iain Dale seeks to silence me with legal threats

People keep bitching at me about long posts, but it’s other people’s bullshit that make things so complicated. Regardless, here I am going to try to keep to the basics and show you why Nadine Dorries and Iain Dale (and … Continue reading

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Nadine Dorries is no blogger, and no blogging hero

Nadine Dorries, as it was once put so delicately by Dawn Primarolo:, has recently asserted many things to be facts that are not. While stating as facts things that are not facts, Nadine Dorries has also – by the account … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Rubinstein Phillips LLP, Solicitors

Please excuse me while I quickly post a response to a letter that just arrived in the post Open Letter to Rubenstein Phillips LLP, Solicitors Re: Your client (Iain Dale) and your recent letter Dear Sirs, 1. I take offence … Continue reading

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Smeargate: the incredible account of Nadine Dorries

Iain Dale wasn’t the only person making claims that he could not back with evidence during ‘smeargate’. Take a look at this partial transcript from Nadine Dorries being interviewed live on Sunrise (SKY News) by Mark Longhurst; this went out … Continue reading

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