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Grant Shapps is a lying liar who tells lies

I want to start today by making it ab-so-lute-ly clear that what Grant Shapps sold and promoted under the pseudonym Michael Green was a series of low-rent scams dressed up as self-help and marketing products (example). Further, the manner in … Continue reading

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Grant Shapps: smoke and mirrors

In recent months, Grant Shapps has been issuing threats of legal action against some people who dared suggest that he was running ‘get rich quick’ schemes under the name Michael Green while he was an MP. Shapp’s aggrieved contention was … Continue reading

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Tweet archive of @toryeducation, the abusive sock-puppet of Michael Gove and/or his SPADs

[TL:DR – Tories running the Department of Education sought to harangue and taunt their critics anonymously like playground bullies. Here is the evidence they tried to bury.] For over two years, an anonymous Twitter account endorsed by the Conservatives sought … Continue reading

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Louise Mensch: Cry ‘Rape!’, and let slip the dogs of war

Over the weekend, the Sun on Sunday columnist and former Tory MP Louise Mensch began beating the drum for war in Iraq. The intensity and bloodlust was striking, and stood in stark contrast to the thoughtful quote in her Twitter … Continue reading

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Dennis Rice and his conduct as ‘@TabloidTroll’

Over two years ago, in April 2012 to be precise, I became aware of a Twitter account by an anonymous tabloid journalist: @tabloidtroll. While maintaining pretensions of whistle-blowing, @tabloidtroll actually sought to attack those outside the industry who highlighted or … Continue reading

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Nadine Dorries misleads Parliament about her relationship with Andy Rayment

Short and sweet, folks. This is the tangled web one weaves… Nadine Dorries in a statement to the Parliamentary Standards Committee on 15 October 2013: “My business partners, who have nothing to do with me personally-he is just a business … Continue reading

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Changes

Hi everyone. I am sorry about the extended absences before and after Christmas. I’d like to begin today with a belated review of this very important book by Bob & Sue Firth: I Made My Excuses and Stayed (buy here) … Continue reading

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Grant Shapps is invited to explain recently-deleted text by ‘Sebastian Fox’ of HowToCorp

We begin today with a hat-tip to data spotter @jolyonjenkins. I urge you to listen to his highly relevant report for BBC Radio 4; Jolyon has been looking into exactly the kind of ‘get rich quick’ spivvery that HowToCorp has … Continue reading

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HowToCorp’s Michael Green & The 20/20 Challenge

I’ve just watched Michael Green Sebastian Fox Grant Shapps on #BBCQT and I find myself awe-struck by his chutzpa. I mean, I knew he’d have no choice but to lie to some extent, but to pretend that some irrelevant edits … Continue reading

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Kelvin MacKenzie and the 1988 ‘Brighton: Town of Shame’ editorial

There is a major discussion pending about collusion between police/authorities and the tabloid element that brazenly exploits and corrupts them. I speak not just of Hillsborough but a variety of instances in recent times (example). However, today you will have … Continue reading

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