The Iconoclast

Sunday, 21 January 2018
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I said there would have been pressure and intimidation. From the Mail on Sunday Police have been called in after a top-rated primary school was 'intimidated' into dropping a ban on Muslim girls wearing hijabs.St Stephen's in Newham, East London, was bombarded with thousands of emails – many allegedly ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/21/2018 3:48 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 20 January 2018
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From the East London Advertiser  - the latest nonsense from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. There's a lot of problems in Tower Hamlets. You would have thought the council had better things to deliberate upon.  The American president has been given “a clear message” that he isn’t welcome in London’s ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/20/2018 9:27 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 20 January 2018
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by Verity True Found at Gates of Vienna: Tagesschau is the premier German State TV news program. It is broadcast at 8pm when people tend to be home from work, assuming they are not in the black economy and working all hours even with the “need to import migrants to do jobs Germans won’t.” Until ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/20/2018 9:05 AM by Verity True
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Saturday, 20 January 2018
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I feared this. MPACUK and the rest are jubilant, of course. From the Guardian. Not the local  East London and Essex Guardian series, the left wing useful idiots read by school teachers and common purpose quislings A primary school that controversially banned pupils from wearing hijabs appears to ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/20/2018 7:53 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 20 January 2018
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Margaret Atwood is the latest to have been hit by the tidal wave of political correctness that has inundated Canadian life, sweeping away resisters by Conrad Black It is becoming steadily more difficult to maintain morale in the face of the tidal wave of political correctness that inundates ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/20/2018 4:45 AM by Conrad Black
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Saturday, 20 January 2018
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by Michael Curtis Klaus Barbie In one of his essays Henry James remarked that "Life is, in fact, a battle. Evil is  insolent and strong...goodness very apt to be weak." Recognizing that this is not illusion, it is heartening that individuals, rare though they might be, devote their life to one ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/20/2018 4:27 AM by Michael Curtis
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Friday, 19 January 2018
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by Verity True Two nights ago, the University of Warwick Faculty arranged a public talk organized by a group called Warwick for Justice in Palestine that accused Israel of eugenics. As with most medical or technological innovations, Israel is a global powerhouse in fertility treatment. “Every Israeli ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/19/2018 11:04 AM by Verity True
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Friday, 19 January 2018
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by James Como Vladimiro Montesinos In August 2016, I wrote here of Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK), who had been sworn in as Peru’s president a month earlier. I remarked that he looked especially tall because he is surrounded by pygmies. So far that observation has been vindicated. The Congress, ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/19/2018 4:43 AM by James Como
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Friday, 19 January 2018
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by Matthew M. Hausman Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely was criticized a few months ago for opining that American Jews live “comfortable” lives and don’t know what it’s like to live under constant threat of attack, though she also acknowledged the continuing bond between them and ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/19/2018 4:34 AM by Matthew Hausman
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Thursday, 18 January 2018
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From the local newspaper the Newham Recorder A Muslim campaign group has demanded an East Ham primary school’s ban on hijabs “should be withdrawn immedately”.The Muslim Public Affairs Committee UK (MPACUK) has criticised the decision by St Stephen’s, in Whitfield Road, to not allow girls under the ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/18/2018 6:58 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 18 January 2018
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by Hugh Fitzgerald After President Trump announced his decision on December 6 to move the American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, one country — Guatemala — announced that it would follow suit. Then we entered a period of confusion, in which we were assured, and then no longer assured, that other ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/18/2018 6:26 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 18 January 2018
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Part 3 of a wide ranging conversation with the filmaker Gloria Greenfield broken into segments answering specific questions. Watch here: And don't forget to order Dr. Chelser's new book, Islamic Gender Apartheid, from NER Press. Part 1.  Part 2. ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/18/2018 4:59 AM by NER
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Wednesday, 17 January 2018
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The current controversy shows that the Democrats are tired. by Conrad Black The first opportunity for a successful end of the Second Civil War, between President Trump and the incumbent political class, has been squandered by the Democrats. Nothing could be done until Senate majority leader ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/17/2018 2:01 PM by Conrad Black
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Wednesday, 17 January 2018
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by Michael Curtis Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier What is America to me, a name, a map, or a flag? In considering the answer, policy makers in Washington should confess publicly that as things stand, "this time the Dream's on me." Every reasonable American realizes the urgent need to fix the ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/17/2018 5:30 AM by Michael Curtis
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Tuesday, 16 January 2018
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by G. Murphy Donovan “There are three “musts” that hold us back: I must do well. You must treat me well. And the world must be easy.”  -  Albert Ellis Branding is everything if you are in the “activist” business. More than a few bizarre brands are trending these days. Black Lives Matter ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/16/2018 3:07 PM by G. Murphy Donovan
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Tuesday, 16 January 2018
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A little more tonight about the trial that started this morning. From the Telegraph the BBC the Independent and the Times Mark Heywood QC, prosecuting, said Haque had resolved in 2016 and early 2017 “to carry out one or more violent attacks in this country, with others if he could”. Mr Heywood ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/16/2018 3:03 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 16 January 2018
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The Scottish and Irish papers are reporting the opening of this trial at the Central Criminal Court Old Bailey already. Despite the defendants meeting at a London mosque, and many of the possible targets being in London the London newspapers are still out to lunch. From the Aberdeen Evening Express ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/16/2018 6:24 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 16 January 2018
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by Theodore Dalrymple A minister of the Tsarist Russian regime once said that the paralytics of the government were locked in a struggle to the death with the paralytics of the revolution. The struggle, as we know, did not end well. In present-day Europe, there seems to be, if not a struggle, ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/16/2018 5:32 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Monday, 15 January 2018
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From CBC News Toronto and the Globe and Mail Police previously said they were treating case as a possible hate crime.  An 11-year-old girl's report last week that a man tried to cut off her hijab as she walked to school didn't occur, Toronto police said Monday. "After a detailed investigation, ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/15/2018 1:52 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 15 January 2018
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From the Daily Mail. A prime example of the law of unintended consequences. Or maybe it was intentional - I have my suspicions. But my generation of "Old School" incorruptible, honest and loyal Civil Servants were cleared out of several government departments in 2007-8, to increase diversity and save ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/15/2018 5:04 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 15 January 2018
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From the London Evening Standard, the Daily Mail and the Sunday Times One of the best rated primary schools in the UK has banned girls aged under eight years old from wearing hijabs.  St Stephen's primary school, in Newham, east London, has also forbidden Muslim pupils from fasting on school ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/15/2018 3:08 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 14 January 2018
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by Hugh Fitzgerald By now we have all heard about Peter Hoekstra, the new American ambassador to the Netherlands, who was repeatedly questioned by Dutch journalists on January 10 about a statement he had made in 2015: “There are cars being burned. There are politicians that are being burned,” ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/14/2018 8:45 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 13 January 2018
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by Michael Curtis Catherine Deneuve Political ambition in the United States should be made of sterner stuff than that possessed by successful performers who can and are increasingly manipulating their celebrity for material or political advantage. We know from Hamlet that the theatrical performer ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/13/2018 9:43 AM by Michael Curtis
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Saturday, 13 January 2018
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by Steve Hecht The U.S. news media don’t often cover news about Guatemala, the small Central American nation on Mexico’s southern border. As a result, many Americans were surprised to learn that Guatemala recently announced it would move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Why is Guatemala ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/13/2018 9:15 AM by Steve Hecht
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Saturday, 13 January 2018
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As I said some time ago, and several times, word is out about that which menaces us.  The authorities were pleased that they thought the EDL was diminished by their persecution of Tommy Robinson and other members. Thankfully information once known cannot be widely unknowed. Small groups are forming ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/13/2018 6:13 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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