The Iconoclast

Monday, 19 September 2016
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The Daily Mail has the story about how this poor immigrant family was persecuted. Ahmad Rahami filed federal lawsuit claiming cops in Elizabeth, New Jersey subjected his and his family to discrimination and 'selective enforcement'  Rahimis claimed that police tried to shut down their chicken ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/19/2016 1:05 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 19 September 2016
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NYTimes: The man believed to be responsible for the explosion in Manhattan on Saturday night and an earlier bombing in New Jersey, Ahmad Khan Rahami, was taken into custody on Monday after he was wounded by gunfire in an encounter with the police, according to law enforcement officials. The dramatic ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/19/2016 11:15 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 19 September 2016
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Ahmad Khan Rahami New  Jersey/New York Terror Bombing Suspect Ahmed Rahami gunned down in Linden, New Jersey resisting arrest shooting an office. He was taken into custody and being treated in hospital. We'll see whether FBI and New York and New Jersey JTTF interrogation reveal ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/19/2016 11:08 AM by Jerry Gordon
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Monday, 19 September 2016
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The invesitgation is in full swing this morning. The bombings in New York and New Jersey and the unexploded bombs near the Elizabeth train station are all related. The suspect being searched for is Afghani and there are five more suspects in custody who were evidently beating feet to the airport. NYTimes: The ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/19/2016 8:01 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 19 September 2016
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Word is that Trump and Sisi will have a closed door meeting, hopefully followed by a press conference. Here is the earlier report of Dr. Walid Phares' visit to Egypt.   UAE media Trump advisor visited Egypt met with spiritual leaders, prepared for meeting with Sisi in New York https://t.co/OwgmShNGFA — ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/19/2016 4:35 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 19 September 2016
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CNN: Elizabeth, New Jersey (CNN)Federal and local authorities are investigating another suspicious item after a backpack was found containing up to five devices in New Jersey on Sunday. The FBI Newark tweeted that it was "a suspicious package with multiple improvised explosive devices." The ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/19/2016 4:27 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 18 September 2016
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  A European – based friend and family went to Disneyland Paris, formerly Euro Disney theme park,  located in Marne La Valee, France, about 32 kilometers east of Paris for three days while on vacation.  The visit was prior to the children going off to school and university.  This is their report ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/18/2016 7:37 PM by Jerry Gordon and anonymous
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Sunday, 18 September 2016
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From the St Cloud Times St. Cloud Somali-American community members identified the deceased suspect as Dahir Adan. Leaders of the Somali-American community in St. Cloud gathered Sunday with his family and issued a statement of sympathy for the family and the nine victims of the attack. Community ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/18/2016 4:45 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 18 September 2016
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AP: The Islamic State group has claimed the attacker was one of its own, though it's unclear if the group planned or even knew of the attack ahead of time. An off-duty police officer shot and killed the attacker. None of the victims had life-threatening wounds. 10 a.m. An Islamic State-run ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/18/2016 10:52 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 18 September 2016
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Gilad Shiloach writes in Vocativ: Supporters of the Islamic State rushed to celebrate Saturday night’s powerful explosion in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood that injured at least 29 people, even as no group or individual has been arrested or claimed responsibility. “The lions of the Caliphate ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/18/2016 10:48 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 18 September 2016
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This could have been truly catastrophic. News 12: SEASIDE PARK - The beach and boardwalk in Seaside Park were evacuated Saturday morning after a pipe bomb exploded in a trash can, moments before a charity race for U.S. service members was set to begin. Ocean County Prosecutor's Office spokesman ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/18/2016 8:06 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 18 September 2016
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Too many advanced weapons in the hands of terrorists. I hope this doesn't turn out to have been supplied by us. Reuters: Islamic State shot down a Syrian military plane in the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, the Islamic State-affiliated news agency Amaq said on Sunday. "A Syrian warplane belonging ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/18/2016 5:05 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 18 September 2016
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From WJON (ST. CLOUD) — St. Cloud’s police chief says the suspect in a stabbing attack on customers at the Crossroads Shopping Center in St. Cloud Saturday night referenced “Allah” and asked a victim if they were Muslim. Police Chief Blair Anderson says the armed suspect — dressed in a security ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/18/2016 1:56 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 17 September 2016
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  Dr. Walid Phares and Sheikh Jumaa Daily liberal and pan Arab Elaph correspondent Jawad el Sayegh interviewed Dr Walid Phares regarding the latter's visit to Egypt this week and his meeting with spiritual leaders in the country. Elaph wrote "the Trump foreign policy advisor, Dr Walid Phares, ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/17/2016 4:38 PM by NER
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Saturday, 17 September 2016
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by Conrad Black Reluctantly, I revisit the Trump-Clinton campaign, with the excuse that it is not only dominating news and comment more than any election I can remember, but is eliciting astonishing and irrational responses from sensible people. Normal people who are kind to children and domestic ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/17/2016 3:12 PM by Conrad Black
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Saturday, 17 September 2016
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From the Austrian edition of The Local An Alpine farmer in Styria who agreed to lend a Turkish friend his field for a month to graze sheep was horrified when he discovered they were being ritually sacrificed.Under Austrian law the killing of sheep has to take place in official slaughterhouses but ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/17/2016 5:02 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 16 September 2016
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Is September late summer or early autumn? Tuesday was the hottest day of the year in the South East of England (where I wasn't - thankfully) but today is cool and wet. The trees are starting to brown and the apples and blackberries are very good. This is Keats on the subject. SEASON of mists and ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/16/2016 10:19 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 16 September 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald The Saudis, and many other Muslims, are ecstatic. Simon Collis, the British ambassador to Saudi Arabia, has just revealed to the world that he has converted to Islam (he did this a few years ago, but it was kept quiet until now). And he this week just completed the Hajj, the first ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/16/2016 7:02 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 16 September 2016
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Interesting story in The Atlantic. ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/16/2016 5:37 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 16 September 2016
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by Michael Curtis Catholic religious leaders have been making unusually strong statements about Islamist terrorists. Pope Francis, in a ceremony on September 14, 2016, honoring the priest Fr. Jacques Hamel who had been murdered by two Islamist terrorists in his church on July 26, 2016, told his congregation ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/16/2016 4:20 AM by Michael Curtis
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Thursday, 15 September 2016
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Yes this sounds like another Muslim in a frenzy as reported in the NYPost: Cops shot a man wielding a meat cleaver outside Penn Station during the evening rush on Thursday when he attacked an off-duty detective who’d jumped in to help his fellow officers, sources told The Post. The shooting happened ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/15/2016 5:35 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 14 September 2016
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So good of him to finally acknowledge the obvious, but he still needs to put two and two together. NBC: ROME — Pope Frances urged religious leaders on Wednesday to tell their followers that any killing carried out in the name of God is "satanic." The pontiff made the remarks during a Mass honoring ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/14/2016 7:58 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 14 September 2016
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by Theodore Dalrymple It is difficult to say what politicians in modern democracies stand for—other than themselves, that is. At best they seem to be the representatives, or perhaps the lightning-conductors, of the various strains of resentment by which advanced societies are now riven. In power, ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/14/2016 7:48 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Wednesday, 14 September 2016
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by Michael Curtis American citizens must have been startled and shocked when a prominent politician, who should know better words, informed them with passionate intensity of the existence of “deplorables” in their ranks.  No doubt some citizens would like the numbers and identity of them in the absurd ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/14/2016 7:23 AM by Michael Curtis
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Wednesday, 14 September 2016
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In the past twelve months in Israel, after the Stabbing Jihad was unloosed there with much allahu-akbaring and frenzied sermons in the mosques, there have been heroes such as Selfie-Stick Man, Guitar Man, Shopping-Trolley Man, and Umbrella Man, who seized whatever they could find to hand, with which ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/14/2016 1:45 AM by Christina McIntosh
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