The Iconoclast

Friday, 30 September 2016
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Translated from the Hungarian & Edited by Thomas Ország-Land (October 2016) György Faludy (1910-2006), a Jewish-Hungarian humanist, was a towering figure of 20th century European literature and a dominant voice of the anti-Soviet and anti-Nazi resistance. His work in English translation is ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 12:42 PM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by David Solway (October 2016) Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue                                                                    Psalm 120   Slander is like a missile that smites from afar. When it is spoken in Mecca it kills in New York  ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 12:36 PM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Dilip Mohapatra (October 2016) Poised at the centre of singularity at the doorway to the bottomless black hole  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 12:29 PM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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A Poem in Six Movements by Evelyn Hooven (October 2016)           I Sunlight through the picture doors. Coffee, a spoon gleams Against porcelain—  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 12:23 PM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Michael Curtis (October 2016)     The Choice of the Jews under Vichy: Between Submission and Resistance Adam Rayski University of Notre Dame Press, 2015     The actions of Jews during World War II and the years of Nazi control of or influence in European countries has given ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 12:16 PM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Richard Kostelanetz (October 2016) “Black Lives Matter” is a misnomer, because the real purpose for those parading that slogan is holding police officers, usually Caucasian, responsible for killing black men disobeying the law. Cops don’t go to work planning to shoot some one; they are provoked. ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 12:09 PM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Lorna Salzman (October 2016) A respected historian and scholar, Amadeus Nihilis, has concluded after years of research that the Judeo-Christian god bears ultimate and full responsibility for the institution of slavery in the United States.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 11:45 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Joe Bissonnette (October 2016) Cars, single family suburban homes and churches are the physical expressions of much of what is great about America.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 11:38 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by G. Murphy Donovan (October 2016) “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” – Yogi Berra I had dinner the other day with a family that was about to launch their son towards college. As the evening drew to a close, their first born asked me if I had any words of wisdom about school to ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 11:13 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by A. Human Being (October 2016) Muhammad’s encounter in the Cave of Hira is exceptional in Islam, because it is in this experience that Muhammad first received revelation from Allah, through the intermediary of the Archangel Gabriel. This encounter, therefore, is understood as the pivotal human ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 11:04 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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a demi-Rant by James Como (October 2016) Whether good or bad, socio-cultural entropy has neither an end nor a beginning, and for it there is always a price to pay (i.e. the Civil War brings a substantially botched Reconstruction, the fall of Communism brings the Russian plutocracy and Putin).  ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 10:56 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Paul Austin Murphy (October 2016) Let the UK Independent introduce us to contemporary conspiracy theories. Nick Harding writes:  “The number of people who believe conspiracy theories is staggering. According to various recent surveys, a third of Brits believe Princess Diana was murdered ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 10:44 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Joe Bissonnette (October 2016) Among animals there are predators and prey. The first seeks and the other eludes. Obviously prey should try to make themselves as inconspicuous as possible so as to avoid the attention of predators, and yet prey often form into large groups which are easily detected.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 10:32 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Jerry Gordon (October 2016) George Soros The UN General Assembly held a two day Summit on Refugees, September 19th & 20th, 2016. President Obama was busy trying to respond to terrorist incidents in Minnesota, New Jersey and New York that occurred  on Saturday, September 17, 2016.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 10:23 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Mirza Ismail (October 2016) Ladies and Gentlemen Good morning. My name is Mirza Ismail. I am a Yazidi. I was born and raised in what is now called Iraq. But you and I know that the land of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers has only been called Iraq during the last one hundred years. Before ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 10:08 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by David P. Gontar (September 2016) Consider the following academic argument. Premise 1:    It didn’t require an advanced education to produce the Shakespearean corpus. Premise 2: Anyone venturing an opinion about “Shakespeare’s” identity must hold a Ph.D. in English literature. Premise ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 9:50 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by David P. Gontar (October 2016) [An extended version of this interview first appeared in NER in 2012. In light of the current discussion of Islamophobia and Mrs. Hillary Clinton’s “basket of deplorables” the discussion is timely and is re-presented in abbreviated form.]   Hyde Park in the ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 9:37 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Norman Berdichevsky (October 2016) Frequent reference has been made in the current presidential campaign to Donald Trump as almost uniquely lacking experience in the political arena and not formerly having held elective public office. Comparisons are drawn with the last non-politician to run ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 9:12 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Jerry Gordon and David J. Baldovin[1] (October 2016) On September 9, 2016, the American Muslim Advisory Council (AMAC) presented a first in a projected series of presentations at Vanderbilt University. The event was hosted by the Vanderbilt Muslim Student Association chapter.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 9:03 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Alexander Murinson (October 2016) Despite numerous denials that Obama administration had wide-ranging dealings with the Muslim Brotherhood, it was indeed this administration with Hillary Clinton as its Secretary of the State Department which expanded a network of relationships with the Islamists. ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 8:57 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Jerry Gordon and Agent X (October 2016) New Jersey Terrorist Bomber and Manhattan Bombing Site In the wake of the shootout and apprehension by Linden, New Jersey police on September 19, 2016 of New York/ New Jersey terrorist bomber, Afghan émigré Ahmad Khan Rahami, questions arose as to why ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 8:52 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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Non-Binary Humans: The TransHuman by Cynicus Americanus (October 2016) A Mirabilary Signs And Wonders of The Devolution Of Man And The Decline Of Western Civilization In The Time Of Obama In The Age Of the Gnostics In A Republic of Dunces, A Federation of Twits, An Accommodation Of DumbAsses.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 8:46 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Alexander Zubatov (October 2016) Johann Gottfried von Herder is not exactly a household name, and many of the few who know him may think of him chiefly as the eighteenth century philosopher who originated the nationalist conception of “the Volk” that the Nazis ran with and turned into their ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 8:30 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Louis René Beres (October 2016) Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin receiving the Nobel Peace Prize following the Oslo Accords If anyone had thought that the core premises of Oslo might still be valid, and that there was still room for a meaningful "Two-State Solution," Mahmoud ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 8:25 AM by NER
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Friday, 30 September 2016
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by Conrad Black (October 2016) President Barack Obama, in his address to the annual opening session of the United Nations General Assembly, said that it would be desirable for the Israelis not to develop Palestinian land (settlements) and for the Palestinians to accept the right of Israel to ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/30/2016 8:19 AM by NER
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