Category Archives: Tony ‘King Blair

Tessa Jowell can do no wrong II

How can one possibly improve on this post? UPDATE – Hm. Like this, I guess: CuriousHamster – Normality Chicken Yoghurt – Something in the water? BlairWatch – The Gus O’Donnell Whitewash

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Tessa Jowell can do no wrong

Today we begin what will hopefully be an ongoing series entitled ‘Short and Snappy Tales of Career Death’…. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin… Boom. The End. Did you enjoy that, children? :o)

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Is this a carrot I see before me?

Independent – Blueprint to give power to the people Guardian – Brown backs votes at 16 in radical shakeup of politics Accountability before promises of reform, please.

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Tony Blair’s approach to torture

Observer – Using terror to fight terror: The first English-speaking prisoners to be freed from Guantanamo, they told of abusive interrogation sessions, of worthless false ‘confessions’ and frequent beatings by an ‘immediate reaction force’ of guards. In the days after … Continue reading

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The queen of denial can kiss my asp

Tony Blair – I don’t destroy liberties, I protect them: There is a charge, crafted by parts of the right wing and now taken up by parts of the left, that New Labour is authoritarian, in particular, that I am. … Continue reading

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Voodoo works

Boogity-boogity-boogity. Good people of Britain, I ask you once again to join me in a short voodoo ritual: Step 1 – Write down Tony Blair’s full name – Anthony Charles Lynton Blair – on a piece of paper Step 2 … Continue reading

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Get. Blair.

Current events: BBC – Lib Dems deliver blow to Labour BBC – Compromise on ID cards expected Hot on the heels of these recent defeats in the Commons: Bloggerheads – Religious hatred and Blairite arrogance (Blair’s defeat on Religious Hatred) … Continue reading

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Religious hatred and Blairite arrogance

Independent – Blair’s no-show causes defeat on hatred Bill: Tony Blair was humiliated in the Commons last night when he failed to cast the vote that would have saved his Government from defeat over plans to create a new offence … Continue reading

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How to understand Tony Blair’s education policy

I saw this in London a few weeks ago and took a picture: (For those of you in the cheap seats, it reads: Blair’s legacy will be; “He betrayed the British people. We will never forgive him.”) To finally come … Continue reading

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Curious claims of past denials

BBC – Al-Jazeera ‘bombing plan’ denied: Downing Street has for the first time denied claims that a memo shows Tony Blair had to talk George Bush out of bombing the TV station al-Jazeera. Mr Blair’s official spokesman said a memo … Continue reading

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