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Nadine Dorries is never wrong

The twitterlyverse was quietly minding its own business yesterday when Nadine Dorries suddenly exploded with fury ‘bemusement’ so great, it could not be contained in a single tweet: (Hint for n00bs: read from bottom to top) It soon became clear … Continue reading

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An open letter to Lord (Michael) Ashcroft

Dear Lord Ashcroft, Apologies for the open letter, but the better part of two months has been wasted going through the ‘proper channels’ on this matter, and your staff only appeared to show mild interest (at best) when there was … Continue reading

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The return of NAD-LIBS

NAD-LIBS work just like Mad-Libs, only they focus on the adventures of everyone’s favourite Conservative MP, Nadine Dorries. (It’s hard to think of a more fitting tribute, given her tendency to imagine or invent stuff that happens to her, often … Continue reading

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Glen Jenvey arrested? Patrick Mercer: “No comment”

The following is a transcript from a telephone interview conducted recently with Patrick Mercer: Tim Ireland: Do you have any comment on your Parliamentary Question of February 2009, made in response to evidence produced by Glen Jenvey? Patrick Mercer: I’m … Continue reading

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To: John Rubinstein (of Rubinstein Phillips LLP)

Hi folks. Pardon the housekeeping, but a certain dark corner needs a sweep and some daylight. On with the open letter: Dear Mr Rubinstein, I completely reject any notion that I have harassed or stalked your client in any legal … Continue reading

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How Iain Dale libelled Tom Watson (and me)

“I didn’t libel Tom Watson. if I had done, he would have sued me.” – Iain Dale (source) Today, in the High Court, The Sun issued an apology to Tom Watson (more) and agreed to pay a “substantial sum in … Continue reading

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Jimmy Carr: legend

1. I can’t really say that I’m a fan of Jimmy Carr, but I do admire his ability to go certain places, and his willingness to go there (in between corporate gigs). And here he is going there and doing … Continue reading

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Patrick Mercer: putting political agenda ahead of principle

One of the many questions that Patrick Mercer refuses to answer involves his role in the placement of his endorsement of Glen Jenvey in a January 2009 letter from The Sun to the PCC; one answer has Mercer accusing that … Continue reading

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Attempt no landing there

For the avoidance of doubt; – I am busy, and working behind the scenes on the main story; what Patrick Mercer and his staff are hiding (and, to a lesser extent, the lengths they will go to in order to … Continue reading

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Dominic Wightman: follow the leader

Dominic Wightman has, since the very beginning of the more recent attacks on me, denied having anything to do with the ‘Cheerleaders’ who are doing the bulk of the dirty work (which mainly involves the repeated publication of my home … Continue reading

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