Category Archives: Tony ‘King Blair

I seem to recall saying “And you’re next…”

I don’t care if it’s in Belmarsh, my own home, or a sodding budgie cage… detention without trial is detention without trial. And I’m simply delighted to wake up in a country that will now allow the same treatment of … Continue reading

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Abuse of Iraqis by British troops: naming the bad apples

Well, isn’t that interesting? Richard Desmond appears to be trying to get on Tony’s good side by not running the images and instead reminding us what this fight is ‘really’ about… and that we could all get blowed up… BBC … Continue reading

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Iraq: abuse by UK soldiers (graphic content warning goes here)

Guardian – Court martial told of soldiers’ ‘appalling’ abuse: Three British soldiers carried out “shocking and appalling” physical and sexual abuse of Iraqi prisoners that was photographed by servicemen, a court martial heard today. Twenty-two photographs were released by a … Continue reading

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Gentlemen, start your engines!

I think we can look forward to the announcement of an election date shortly. We’re at the stage of last-minute manoeuvres. Speaking of which, you may recall that Labour sent two last-minute text-messages before the 2001 election; one mocking the … Continue reading

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Freedom of (Some) Information

50,000 files opened as act sweeps away 30-year rule Of course, in the interests of job national security, some things must remain secret. I’m thinking of a few interesting things to do with this. If you are too, then the … Continue reading

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Tony Blair: Choking the memory hole

Guardian – Beith condemns Whitehall email destruction plan: The Cabinet Office has instructed staff to delete all unimportant emails after three months, insisting the move is just “good computer maintenance” and the timing a coincidence. Independent – Shredded: Hundreds of … Continue reading

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Budd Inquiry: No favours, just lacking a conclusion

BBC – Calls for fresh Blunkett inquiry: The Tories and the Lib Dems are calling for a second inquiry into the fast-tracking of a visa application for David Blunkett’s ex-lover’s nanny. Sir Alan Budd found a “chain of events” linked … Continue reading

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Better get those FOI requests in quick, boys and girls….

Independent – Civil servants are ordered to delete millions of emails: Tony Blair was savaged over his commitment to new freedom of information laws yesterday as it emerged that civil servants are being ordered to destroy millions of emails less … Continue reading

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David Blunkett resigns… and topless women weep

Ahahahahahahahahaha! I knew it… I knew it! Today, Page 3 lovely Katie (19, from Liverpool) gets her funbags out to express how utterly devastated she was to hear that David Blunkett had quit. She says: “I think it’s terrible that … Continue reading

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David Blunkett: it’s all going tits-up

It seems such a shame after such a well-managed outing, but things don’t look good for our loved-up (and beloved) home secretary. Guardian – Blunkett tells how love affair ‘went very badly wrong’: David Blunkett yesterday broke his public silence … Continue reading

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