Monthly Archives: August 2013

Why the Government should ignore David Anderson

David Anderson QC, the “independent” reviewer of terror powers, was a guest with me on BBC Newsnight. He speaks first in this video. In advance of even speaking to the police, it is clear Anderson has made his mind up … Continue reading

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David Miranda is lying, and the Guardian is covering it up

Short one today: David Miranda is lying. Why are the Guardian not reporting this? The Guardian said they paid for his flights and expenses because he was “assisting a reporter [Greenwald] in his work”. They said “as his partner he … Continue reading

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UPDATE: 18 questions for the @Guardian

UPDATE: It would appear that – if Buzzfeed is right – an employee/s or agent/s of the New York Times and/or the Guardian knowingly and willingly smuggled life-endangering stolen intelligence across our borders: Now the Times or an agent for the paper, … Continue reading

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David Miranda – Snowden’s Mule, and physical data

Why was Glenn Greenwald using David Miranda as a mule for stolen, classified U.S. intelligence? When I tweeted thanks to our security forces, saying Edward Snowden had stolen classified info and now we had it back, there was an outcry … Continue reading

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Red Facebook Chat – 7pm!

Join me at 7pm UK time, 2pm Eastern, for Facebook chat with Red Magazine – feminism, fashion, fitness, role-models – whatever it might be! (and why I said no photoshop on the pictures…)  Chat with me live here: http://www.redonline.co.uk/facebook/red-facebook-chat

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The Smears of Glenn Greenwald and the Guardian – a primer

Like most people, I fully supported Edward Snowden blowing the whistle on the NSA surveillance programme on Americans. I called for a Presidential pardon for Snowden right here on this blog, and suggested the journalist Glenn Greenwald, who broke the … Continue reading

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Prescott’s Oxford Class War (from the Lords)

My old sparring partner on Twitter, @JohnPrescott, is up in arms because @StephenNolan told him about a pupil from NI who was rejected by the University with seven Grade A* A-levels. The kid has now gone on to Stanford, many … Continue reading

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A short fashion post – I love you Issa

Well, I’ll never have a pop at Kate Middleton again. She basically discovered Issa for the rest of the world (or those of us unfashionistas who are style-challenged) and for that I now want to send her bouquets. Readers of … Continue reading

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10 Rules for Red Hot Women

The photo on the left is me in 2004. On the right, 2013. It’s a great thrill to be in Red Magazine this month and to be one of the judges of the Red Hot Women Awards this year. I … Continue reading

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