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The Iconoclast

Sunday, 09 March 2008
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From Paradise Lost, with thanks to Alan: Denmark's security services have been stretched to breaking point thanks to some extremely stupid Muslims. Now we'd all expect Muslims to have gotten a little upset over the republication of the Danish Mo cartoons, but some of them should have paid a bit more ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2008 9:45 AM by Mary Jackson
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Sunday, 09 March 2008
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Dow Marmur, rabbi emeritus at Toronto's Holy Blossom Temple, writes in The Toronto Star: Mercifully, Canadians don't riot. If they've been wronged, they usually settle for legal redress. That seems to have been behind the complaint to the Alberta Human Rights Commission filed by Syed Soharwardy, ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2008 9:33 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 09 March 2008
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Spengler writes about Michelle Obama's apology for a "senior thesis". More damningly, he quotes from it. Sic, sic, sic, all the way: "[A] separationist is more likely to have a realistic impression of the plight of the Black lower class because of the likelihood that a separationist ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2008 9:26 AM by Mary Jackson
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Sunday, 09 March 2008
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Posted on 03/09/2008 9:13 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 09 March 2008
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WaPo: In the first insider account of Pentagon decision-making on Iraq, one of the key architects of the war blasts former secretary of state Colin Powell, the CIA, retired Gen. Tommy R. Franks and former Iraq occupation chief L. Paul Bremer for mishandling the run-up to the invasion and the subsequent ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2008 9:06 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 09 March 2008
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"TIZA claims to be non-sectarian, as Minnesota law requires charters to be. But "after-school Islamic learning" takes place on weekdays in the same building under MAS-MN's auspices, according to the program for MAS-MN's 2007 convention. At that convention, a TIZA representative at the ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2008 8:49 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 09 March 2008
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JPost: The UK's Home Office has banned Likud central committee member Moshe Feiglin from entering Britain. A letter sent to Feiglin from the office of Home Secretary Jacqui Smith, and published in this week's Jewish Chronicle, says the minister has excluded him from the country, even though he had ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2008 8:31 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 09 March 2008
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Here is a hint that some black American Muslims may be finally beginning to understand that Islam is a vehicle for Arab supremacism (hat tip Winds of Jihad): For great scholars of Ahmed ibn Hanbal and Ibn Taymiyyah’s caliber to advance such racist garbage is truly disheartening, nevertheless ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2008 8:18 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 09 March 2008
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I have never understood why Anita Brookner’s first, semi-autobiographical novel A Start in Life is called The Debut in the USA. It isn’t as if the clever but infuriatingly passive heroine was presented at Court. It isn’t as if she refused to marry a chinless “Deb’s delight” ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2008 8:16 AM by Mary Jackson
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Sunday, 09 March 2008
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The current training of "Palestinian" terrorists in the Islamic Republic of Iran is only quid for a previous quo. For back in the late 1970s, it was the "Palestinians" who extended such critical aid, in men and training,  to those who would overthrow the Shah ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2008 8:09 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 09 March 2008
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MI5 agents have identified four London Met officers after searching for a cell of fanatics passing Scotland Yard's secrets.  The spooks homed in on the officers in the past few weeks after working with anti-terror police to uncover "sleeper" agents in London's Met. The News of the World ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2008 6:59 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 09 March 2008
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From The Sunday TimesThe Hamas commander was in a hurry. . . For someone who had survived the fiercest fighting between Israelis and Palestinians since 2000 and the deaths of scores of his fellow fighters, the commander, already a senior figure in his late twenties, appeared remarkably composed. He ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2008 4:36 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 09 March 2008
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A Paris hotel famous for serving Marmite for breakfast won a Michelin star yesterday.As we all know, its excellent stuff!  ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2008 1:27 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 08 March 2008
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White Lightning The Race Is On One Woman Man (Ricky Scaggs, George Jones and Elvis Costello) ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/08/2008 5:51 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 08 March 2008
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The world record for getting dressed up as Robin Hood has been smashed in Nottingham by a group of enthusiasts. Hundreds of volunteers, lead by the modern-day Sheriff of Nottingham, gathered at the city's castle to try and pass the previous total of 607. Participants had to meet minimum costume ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/08/2008 2:31 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 08 March 2008
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"It wasn't at Ibn Warraq's site, but I'm truly at a loss to think of the other site that carried all those stories by Muslims who left the religion. The story was by a Filipina who went to Saudi Arabia as a maid. She was honored to think she was going to work for an imam. But the imam raped her ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/08/2008 2:28 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 08 March 2008
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yt6lYxgqGE&feature=related ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/08/2008 12:51 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 08 March 2008
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Posted on 03/08/2008 12:49 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 08 March 2008
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According to Michelle Tsai: [I]f you listen to Buckley's many debates—with Gore Vidal, Noam Chomsky, and others—the first thing you'll notice is a distinctly British rhythm and melody. His pronunciation was likewise British-influenced in its lack of rhoticity—meaning he drops his ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/08/2008 11:52 AM by Mary Jackson
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Saturday, 08 March 2008
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Norman Berdichevsky has asked Hugh Fitzgerald to refute the following five points made by Michael Medved, for not condemning Islam outright. I thought I'd take a stab at it too. 1) It confirms the anti-American propaganda of terrorist leaders. What most people like Mr. Medved do not understand ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/08/2008 9:13 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 08 March 2008
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All three Presidential candidates should distance themselves from, should denounce, the Bush policy of giving still more aid to the "Palestinians" -- in this case to the Slow Jihadists of Fatah, who are not, as this article makes clear, slouches when it comes to murder, even if they talk a ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/08/2008 8:45 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 08 March 2008
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"Live now, pay later. Diner's Club! Why don't you grow up, Baxter. Be a mensch." Thus Dr Dreyfuss admonishes "no-napkins" Baxter in The Apartment  for his apparently hedonistic lifestyle. The Apartment  was made in 1960. Presumably Diner's Club cards were around in America, ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/08/2008 7:51 AM by Mary Jackson
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Saturday, 08 March 2008
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To use Government buildings - and now military assets - to boost Islamic financing, is wrong in principle, just as the "Islamic" loan is wrong in principal. From The Spectator: Prince Harry's Afghan adventure served multiple purposes by buffing up his media image while keeping ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/08/2008 7:32 AM by Mary Jackson
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Saturday, 08 March 2008
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In an otherwise excellent Spectator piece, Theodore Dalrymple writes that he saw:  "the lamp-post from which the body of President Gualberto Villaroel, a kind of Bolivian Peronist, was hanged after he had been thrown from the balcony of the presidential palace."  Only ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/08/2008 7:23 AM by Mary Jackson
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Saturday, 08 March 2008
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Edip Yuksel starts out  at this Frontpage symposium sounding as if he is full of reason and good will. He introduces us to his “reform” efforts, and sets out, in exhaustive detail – this symposium was conducted not as a live discussion, but as a submission of texts and answers ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/08/2008 7:07 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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