Category Archives: Tories! Tories! Tories!
Total Politics and the Totally Tory Guide To Political Blogging
Short version: Scroll down to the picture. – Long version: Hey, do you remember when I wrote a rather complicated (and greatly estimated) post about Iain Dale vastly overstating his popularity and Iain responded by (oops) accidentally making it very … Continue reading
Total Politics magazine is not answerable to the Press Complaints Commission!
[Note – Yes, I still have what ‘blog poll’ data I could gather at the time saved, and I plan to crunch it when I have the time. Of course, Iain Dale himself could sort the whole matter out in … Continue reading
Policy Exchange runs London
Nice to see Iain Dale being so open about the influence of Policy Exchange for a change; most days he’s busy denying their influence. On one notable occasion when Iain Dale was a Trustee of Policy Exchange and denying their … Continue reading
1. Justin McKeating – Say ‘no’ to 42 days.: The House of Lords debates 42 days today and is expected to vote against it, but with the Prime Minister still insisting that he will push through the 42-day proposals, [Amnesty … Continue reading
Finally someone from the ‘Freedom & the Internet’ panel has blogged about the event! DK reports the following revealing outburst from Nadine Dorries: “I’m not talking to you. You called me a liar.” – Nadine Dorries (source) Pfft! Well, there’s … Continue reading
Nadine Dorries: the second-boldest liar in the blogosphere
FACT: Nadine Dorries was using facilities paid for by the taxpayer for campaigning purposes… Bloggerheads.com – Nadine Dorries and the minor matter of misappropriation Liberal Conspiracy – The case against Nadine Dorries MP (pt 1) FACT: Nadine Dorries was found … Continue reading
Tories swimming happily in foreign money
Sunday Times – Lord Ashcroft funds Tories from Belize tax haven: Lord Ashcroft, deputy chairman of the Conservative party, has channelled money into party funds from the Central American tax haven of Belize, despite a ban on overseas donations. (more) … Continue reading
The world is a better place now that we have Anton Vowl’s A-Z of right-wing online commenting.
Right-wing bloggers react to the 2008 Olympics opening ceremony
They’re such an unprincipled lot that they’ll happily stay allies regardless of most differences, and they do have their differences. Friday afternoon, for example: (Please keep in mind that I am paraphrasing here…) Phil Hendren: “F**k you Chinese control-freaks.” Iain … Continue reading
Iain Dale’s refusal to combat homophobic harassment
Those of you who contribute regularly under comments will be aware of Scotch. Scotch lives in my constituency. We first encountered each other when Scotch was looking for more information on Anne Milton. We became friends, and one of the … Continue reading