The Iconoclast

Wednesday, 01 November 2017
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As reported by John Masanauskas for the Herald-Sun on 25 October. http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/voters-say-country-is-full-support-partial-ban-on-muslim-immigration-report/news-story/c79cbc2b4d87e0e48270a5c2425f25bf 'Voters Say Country is Full, Support Partial Ban on Muslim Immigration: ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/01/2017 12:26 AM by Christina McIntosh
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Tuesday, 31 October 2017
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From his book "The Desert Column", chapter 50, which is based on the personal diary he kept throughout his time in the army, both at Gallipoli and then in the Middle Eastern campaign.  Idriess witnessed the crucial battle that liberated Beersheba (though his regiment, the 5th, did not take part in the ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2017 10:02 PM by Christina McIntosh
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Tuesday, 31 October 2017
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He was born in Uzbekistan apparently. From NJ.com The man taken into custody by the New York Police Department after Tuesday's terror attack that killed at least eight is 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov of Tampa, Florida, according to an ABC News report. Saipov is an Uzbek national and came to the ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2017 5:37 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 31 October 2017
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And that victory was the beginning of the end of over a thousand years of ruinous Muslim imperial dominance over the Holy Land, Eretz Yisroel. Here are several articles reflecting on that epic charge of lightly-armed horsemen that took place on the evening of 31st October 1917.  There is a special ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2017 3:53 PM by Christina McIntosh
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Tuesday, 31 October 2017
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I removed the question mark in the title. He ran over people down for 8 blocks. Schoolbus blocked him - caused crash and then he was waving a paintball gun and BB gun yelling "Allahu Akbar.". Officers shot him. 8 people dead, 15 injured. A witness told ABC's New York station WABC that a truck hit ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2017 2:49 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 31 October 2017
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One of the killers of Lee Rigby is looked up to by other inmates and has played a part in converting some of them to Islam, a judge has heard. The details have emerged as part of Michael Adebolajo's legal action against the Ministry of Justice. He claims he was injured by prison officers during an ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2017 1:33 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 31 October 2017
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by Hugh Fitzgerald A new report in The Independent on a small group of Muslim converts in San Cristobal de las Casas, gives itself away with its title: “Mexico’s Vibrant Muslim Community Lives in the Maya Heartland”: A trip to Mexico’s indigenous Maya heartland showed me how a vibrant Muslim ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2017 7:49 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 31 October 2017
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by Steve Hecht President Obama’s foreign policy of appeasement won him a Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 for merely being elected. In the Middle East, it led to a frightful deal with Iran. In the Western Hemisphere it led to the embrace of anti-American dictators, such as the Castro regime in Cuba, ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2017 6:59 AM by Steve Hecht
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Monday, 30 October 2017
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by Michael Curtis The tension between political demands for self-determination on one hand and maintaining the sovereigny, the unity of a state on the other is a historically recognisable aspect of political life. Yet surprisingly, politics in Europe today are turpulent and unpredictable to an ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/30/2017 5:24 AM by Michael Curtis
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Sunday, 29 October 2017
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The first national newspaper to rport this story was the Sunday Times, followed by the Star and the Sun A Christian of Pakistani origin who was beaten and left unconscious in a car park says he was attacked by Muslims who objected to him displaying two large red poppies on the front of his car. The ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/29/2017 2:04 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 29 October 2017
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by Michael Curtis Shakespeare knew the realities of political life: Who loses and who wins, who's in, who's out. No one wants to be viewed by others as some untutored youth, unlearned in the world's false subtleties. Certainly this issue is apparent in the furor around a petition issued in October ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/29/2017 10:54 AM by Michael Curtis
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Sunday, 29 October 2017
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Purging Jewish Students From the Israeli/Palestinian Debate by Richard L. Cravatts, PhD In the campus war against Israel, the all too familiar refrain from student anti-Israel activists, many of whom form the loose coalition of groups and individuals spearheading the Boycott, Divestment, and ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/29/2017 7:57 AM by Richard L. Cravatts
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Sunday, 29 October 2017
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by Theodore Dalrymple The other week there was a town meeting at which our local Police and Crime Commissioner spoke. First he explained what he did in return for his £100,000 a year, though I cannot now remember what exactly it was. Did he commission crime? This is a very important role, for ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/29/2017 5:36 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Saturday, 28 October 2017
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What happens when George Washington and Thomas Jefferson (and other Founders) are so feared and reviled and deconstructed that their plaques and monuments must be removed? What happens when the errors of the past cause "fear" and "discomfort" rather than stand as the basis of learning important lessons? Finally, ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/28/2017 11:39 AM by daniel mallock
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Saturday, 28 October 2017
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From the Times of India Gaya: (ancient historical city in Bihar) Kuwait-based cleric Arshad Mohsin on Friday exhorted the Muslims to stop studying arithmetic, chemistry and zoology as these subjects taught things against the basic tenets of Islam. Delivering the Friday special speech at the White ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/28/2017 7:57 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 28 October 2017
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The Intellectual Arrogance of Suppressing Campus Speech  by Richard L. Cravatts, PhD Seeming to give credence to Bertrand Russell’s observation that “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts,” a student-written ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/28/2017 5:47 AM by Richard L. Cravatts
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Saturday, 28 October 2017
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From Asian Image A Labour MP has called it "incredible" that a Tory backbencher would host an event in Parliament attended by an "anti-Muslim extremist". Naz Shah said that Tapan Ghosh held "abhorrent views" about Muslims, saying Parliament should not be "a platform to propagate and legitimise hate ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/28/2017 5:15 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 28 October 2017
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asks one of our readers to this post of mine about the latest trial of Muslim gang rapists of young English girls.  I intended to reply as a comment, but I'll make it a post, as it's a bit lengthy.  Where were the parents? This is the story of one girl, whose parents tried to do their best ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/28/2017 4:35 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 27 October 2017
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As last week’s fiasco showed, Ottawa has done a lot to make negotiations with Canada's Indigenous people practically impossible by Conrad Black First Nations people wait for the Walk for Reconciliation to begin in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday September 24, 2017. Last week’s walkout by native ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/27/2017 9:02 AM by Conrad Black
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Friday, 27 October 2017
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The Sutton Place Synagogue is where my son's family prays and studies. But I have been uneasy for a long time. by Phyllis Chesler Several days ago, the Sutton Place Synagogue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side was defaced by a swastika. My son and daughter-in-law are members of this congregation. ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/27/2017 8:45 AM by Phyllis Chesler
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Friday, 27 October 2017
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by Theodore Dalrymple France’s Jean-Luc Mélenchon gives a speech in the European Parliament. Populism—the politics of resentment—is generally regarded as a right-wing phenomenon. Populists supposedly appeal to the lowest prejudices of the unintelligently disgruntled, such as unskilled workers ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/27/2017 5:52 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Friday, 27 October 2017
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by Hugh Fitzgerald On October 22, CBS’s Sixty Minutes devoted one of its segments to the stirring tale of Tamer El-Noury. That is the alias of an Egyptian-American undercover agent, working for the FBI, who has for years been befriending terrorists linked to Al Qaeda, both in the United States ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/27/2017 5:36 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 27 October 2017
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From the Birmingham Mail A Birmingham teacher is taking lessons in love – after marrying TWO wives. The primary school employee (so it sounds like he is in the state system, and not a madrassah teacher) has three children with each partner and they all live together under the same roof. The husband ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/27/2017 3:25 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 26 October 2017
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Lancashire became the first council to ban unstunned halal meat in school dinners. After a bitter and impassioned debate which ran on for hours on Thursday afternoon, the Conservative-controlled council voted for the ban. The campaign was fought between council leader Geoff Driver and part of ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/26/2017 12:32 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 26 October 2017
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A female would-be jihadist said she fantasised about beheading Katie Hopkins and bought her husband a large combat knife to carry out attacks. Ummariyat Mirza and Madihah Taheer practised carrying out a knife attack at their home in Birmingham. Police believe the attack was most likely to have ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/26/2017 11:46 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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