The Iconoclast

Tuesday, 17 October 2017
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Ibn Warraq, The Islam in Islamic Terrorism; the Importance of Beliefs, Ideas, and Ideology, New English Review Press, Nashville, TN,  Book review by Nidra Poller It has nothing to do with Islam... Mentally deranged, fragile personalities are hijacking a sublime religion... More people die ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/17/2017 1:13 PM by Nidra Poller
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Tuesday, 17 October 2017
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by Theodore Dalrymple Some words in the press are used not only for purposes of shorthand but also as Pavlovian bells to get the ideological saliva running. They have only to be printed or uttered for thought to cease, and since thought is often painful and poses the danger of arriving at unwanted ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/17/2017 6:08 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Tuesday, 17 October 2017
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by Michael Curtis Perhaps the saddest song in the Great American Songbook is Strange Fruit, a protest ballad written by a Jewish songwriter from the Bronx against racism and lynching in the United States, made famous by Billie Holiday in 1939. Lynching in the United States is rare today, although ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/17/2017 5:44 AM by Michael Curtis
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Monday, 16 October 2017
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by Hugh Fitzgerald Carlos Khalil Guzman is a “revert” to Islam who is now going about the United States, taking pictures of cheerful, fresh-faced, smiling Muslims, each of whom is asked to choose a favorite verse in the Qur’an, or a saying by Muhammad in the Hadith, and to explain why he, or ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/16/2017 11:36 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 15 October 2017
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by Conrad Black The Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario) recently advised all members of the bar of Ontario that they must prepare and sign a "Statement of Principles" that would pledge support for equality, diversity and inclusion. This was the result of the findings of a working group created ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/15/2017 5:32 AM by Conrad Black
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Sunday, 15 October 2017
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by Theodore Dalrymple Montaigne: A Life by Philippe Desan translated by Steven Rendall and Lisa Neal Princeton, 832 pages, $39.95 When faced with a biography that could as well stop a door as fill a shelf, one’s first question is always, “Does the subject merit this exhaustive treatment?” ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/15/2017 4:56 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Sunday, 15 October 2017
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by Hugh Fitzgerald Let’s remember Carlos Khalil Guzman’s claim that “Islam is against all types of oppression, literally all of it. It’s against racism, homophobia, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, you name it.” We saw in a previous article how much bigger, and how much more deadly than the Atlantic ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/15/2017 4:47 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 14 October 2017
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by Michael Curtis I get along without you very well was the message on October 12, 2017 of the United States to the international agency UNESCO. The US announced it will withdraw from the UN's educational, scientific and cultural agency. The rationale for withdrawal was partly the mounting financial ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/14/2017 5:24 AM by Michael Curtis
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Friday, 13 October 2017
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Three Court of Appeal judges in London overturned last year's finding by a High Court judge that Ofsted inspectors were wrong to penalise the mixed-sex Al-Hijrah school in Birmingham on the basis of an "erroneous" view that segregation amounted to unlawful discrimination. In a test case ruling on ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/13/2017 7:26 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 13 October 2017
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by Jerry Gordon It pays to have knowledgeable social media contacts to get the truth about Iran’s war against  Kurdish  independence. Last night I received a post from US Army  Brig. General  (ret.) Ernie Audino who has deep connections with the Peshmerga  and Kurdish  Regional Government ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/13/2017 6:42 AM by Jerry Gordon
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Friday, 13 October 2017
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WASHINGTON DC: The American Mideast Coalition for Democracy (AMCD) heartily endorses President Trump’s pending decision to decertify the Iran Deal. “The problem is not so much the deal itself, it is the behavior of the Iranian regime outside the deal,” said Tom Harb, co-founder of AMCD.  He continued, ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/13/2017 5:40 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 13 October 2017
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by Steve Hecht The Trump administration plans to change Obama policy and deport 150,000 illegal child immigrants who “arrived alone” in the United States. Their arrival is a symptom of a problem that needs treatment south of the border, where the deep state is festering alliances. According to ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/13/2017 5:04 AM by Steve Hecht
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Thursday, 12 October 2017
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Hard to believe anyone could be so stupid as to go hiking in Afganistan, let alone a pregnant woman. I'm very glad they are safe now regardless. (CNN) An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children have been freed from captivity by Pakistani security forces, nearly five years ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/12/2017 8:23 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 12 October 2017
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The central allegations of the Never Trumpers about Russia remain ridiculous. by Conrad Black  Christopher Steele It is with great reluctance that I must take issue with my very esteemed friend Andy McCarthy, in this case with his treatment of the Steele Dossier, which makes a lot of sensational ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/12/2017 5:46 AM by Conrad Black
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Thursday, 12 October 2017
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BBC:  British IS recruiter Sally-Anne Jones was reportedly killed in a US drone strike in Syria in June. Jones, from Chatham in Kent, joined so-called Islamic State after converting to Islam and travelling to Syria in 2013. Her death was first reported by The Sun. The BBC's security ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/12/2017 5:17 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 11 October 2017
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Yet another all-too-typical sample of the Islamopuffery that has been appearing, over and over, in our official media outlets.  Mr Muller's effusion saw the light first in the ABC's sub-site, "The Conversation", and then was also presented in the "Just In" newsfeed on their home page.   At both locations ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/11/2017 11:41 PM by Christina McIntosh
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Wednesday, 11 October 2017
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by Michael Curtis Shimon Peres and Francois Mitterrand in 1993 On April 13, 2010, when chestnuts were in blossom in the charm of spring, the Israeli politician Shimon Peres, accompanied by the Mayor of Paris, Bertrand Delanoe, unveiled the David Ben-Gurion Promenade in the 7th arrondissement ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/11/2017 12:57 PM by Michael Curtis
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Wednesday, 11 October 2017
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The fruits of polygamy. Reuters: LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At least 20,000 girls around the world are married off illegally each day, with child marriage often deeply rooted in tradition despite being outlawed in a growing number of countries, according to new analysis released on ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/11/2017 7:48 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 11 October 2017
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by Hugh Fitzgerald When last we looked at the plans of a convert to Islam, Carlos Khalil Guzman, to publish a book of photographs of young American Muslims, with each being asked to choose a single favorite verse from the Qur’an, or a single saying of the Prophet, and explain why he/she chose ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/11/2017 7:28 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 10 October 2017
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Jerry Coyne writes at Why Evolution is True: Phyllis Chesler has impeccable credentials as a feminist, including a lifelong history of activism and over a thousand articles and sixteen books on feminism, including the famous Women and Madness. You’ll probably think, as did I, that she makes too ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/10/2017 3:29 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 10 October 2017
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by John Hajjar As with many previous projections he has announced, many were criticized before being vindicated with time. Dr Walid Phares, a noted Middle East expert who served as an advisor to Mitt Romney and Donald Trump and has been a Transatlantic coordinator for almost a decade, was asked ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/10/2017 7:52 AM by John Hajjar
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Monday, 09 October 2017
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Saudi Arabia gives women license to drive. by Theodore Dalrymple I happened to be near the Saudi border, in a small country in the Gulf, when the historic announcement was made that women would henceforth be issued drivers’ licenses in Saudi Arabia. The friends with whom I had been staying, ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/09/2017 7:43 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Monday, 09 October 2017
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by Hugh Fitzgerald From a report this July at the Huffington Post: A Muslim photographer is working on an ambitious project that he hopes will tackle stereotypes about American Muslims and showcase the community’s rich diversity. Since the fall of 2015, Carlos Khalil Guzman has been using ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/09/2017 7:17 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 09 October 2017
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Just as Phyllis Chesler has explained, so-called "feminists" worry more about Muslim men than women of all backgrounds. Virginia Hale writes in Breitbart: A group of feminist academics have rallied against plans to make street harassment illegal in France, on the grounds that new laws could “stigmatise” ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/09/2017 6:59 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 09 October 2017
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by Michael Curtis It's very clear that ethical political behavior is here to stay, and we'll have Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn too, acting to remove monuments to and memories of malefactors, evil doers, and scoundrels, foreigners as well as Americans. Regardless of what has been happening ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/09/2017 4:51 AM by Michael Curtis
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