The Iconoclast

Saturday, 17 January 2015
clear
Contrast UK PM Cameron and President Obama on Radical Islamic Extremist Threat In Joint Press Conference   Watch UK PM David Cameron and President Obama respond to  question by BBC reporter Nick Robinson on contending with Radical Islamic threats both domestically and in the Middle East. Note ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/17/2015 8:17 AM by Jerry Gordon
clear

Saturday, 17 January 2015
clear
On Sunday, January 11, 2015 , Paris became the capital of the world as the setting of a unique historical demonstration: more than 40 international political leaders marched in the city ahead of two to three million people who had rallied against the terrorist attacks four days earlier.  In symbolic ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/17/2015 8:16 AM by Michael Curtis
clear

Saturday, 17 January 2015
clear
From the Austrian edition of The Local A 14-year-old boy who plotted to bomb a crowded rail station and had been missing since Tuesday was arrested in Vienna on Friday morning, a spokeswoman for the St. Pölten prosecutor has confirmed. Merkan G., who is of Turkish origin and from Lower Austria, ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/17/2015 3:36 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
clear

Saturday, 17 January 2015
clear
PRAGUE (AP) — Hundreds of people are rallying in central Prague against Islam in a first such protest in the Czech Republic. Organizers from a group called "We do not want Islam in the Czech Republic," which has more than 100,000 supporters on social media, say last week's terror attacks in Paris ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/17/2015 2:57 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
clear

Saturday, 17 January 2015
clear
She said there was no evidence any police had been killed, that it was strange that one particular person was not at the editorial meeting, that there was a plot, against Muslims. But, she added, it was right and proper for Muslims to kill those who defiled the Prophet, as such killings had taken place ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/17/2015 12:31 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
  Argentine President Christina de Fernandez Kirchner and Foreign Minister Hector Timerman Credit the relentless Argentine Prosecutor Alberto Nisman with endeavoring to bring closure to the 1994 AMIA Jewish Center Bombing in Buenos Aires that took 85 lives and injured hundreds.  Nisman  now ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 11:39 PM by Jerry Gordon
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
PEGIDA is "anti-immigrant." No, it isn't. PEGIDA is against more, and yet more, Muslim immigrants. It would probably welcome non-Muslim immigrants, such as those unemployed young people from Italy, Greece, Spain who are suffering so much. It would welcome non-Muslim immigrants from Mexico, and Brazil ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 10:45 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
Appointed just a few years ago to be Dean of the Duke Chapel, Luke Powery was on NPR the other day, decrying the "essentializing" of Islam (and Muslims). He used the word about five times, as if he had just recently learned it, liked its sound, liked what he thought it meant, and was going to use and ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 10:23 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
The two Belhoucine brothers, Mehdi and Mohamed, were part of th network to which, apparently, the Charlie-Hebdo killers have been connected. Mehdi accompanied Hayat Boumediene to the airport where she bought a ticket for Turkey.   Mohamed, a successful student, had been admitted to the Ecole des ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 8:02 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
Here. Of course the mosques,  not only in France but all over Western Europe and North America, ought to be under surveillance, and the sermons recorded on tape. And if the imams don't like it, if they object, one has to ask why. Ataturk kept all of the Turkish mosques under surveillance, and he ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 7:32 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
Obama Opposes New Standby Sanctions at Joint Press Conference with UK PM David Cameron President Obama responds to questions at a joint Press Conference with UK PM David Cameron on new Congressional Sanctions legislation on Iran's Nuclear program should the negotiations not achieve a final agreement. Watch ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 7:32 PM by Jerry Gordon
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
From AFP via the Telegraph and the French edition of the Local Four people were killed and 45 injured in a day of violent protests in Niger's second city against French magazine Charlie Hebdo's publication of a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed.  An irate crowd of around 50 people smashed the centre's ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 5:19 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
"That's not who we are."   ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 4:42 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
About the European Union, and the Muslim threat: “…Questo Club Finanziario che mi ruba il parmigiano e il gorgonzola, che sacrifica la mia bella lingua e la mia identità nazionale, che mi rompe le scatole con le sue scemenze e le sue bestialità, che cioè parla di Identità-Culturale-col-Medioriente ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 3:08 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
Here, in Dutch with subtitles, a debate in 1997 between Pim Fortuyn and the Labor Party's  Minister of Housing, sociologist Marcel Van Dam.. Pim Fortuyn was murdered by a demented Dutch man, a former "animal-rights activist,"  who had had deliberately planted in his head the notion that  Fortuyn ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 2:34 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
Here. Not just Qur'an. Qur'an and Sunnah. ...Read More...
Tags:
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 2:08 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
A lucid, unanswerable speech delivered to the Dutch Parliament in The Hague two days ago. Listen here. ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 1:36 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
More than a million and a half people marched in Paris. And perhaps, somewhere in the crowd, unknown to us, was George Soros, or Bill Gates, or Warren Buffett, or some Russian visiting Paris. Not impossible, but doubtful; they are busy, they are making money, they leave those physical expressions to ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 12:29 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
Watch, and listen, here. ...Read More...
Tags:
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 12:25 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
From the Daily Mail The Belgian terror cell who planned to behead a policeman in the street in 'a second Paris' attack were inspired by the murder of fusilier Lee Rigby two years ago, the lead investigator has revealed.  Federal prosecutor Eric Van der Sypt, who coordinated a series of raids on ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 12:06 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
Imagine having to read this stuff.  Just try to hack your way out of those tristes tropics of hermeneutic discourse, just try to take a machete to the mumbo-jumbo that beats an empty barrel with the handle of a broom, boom-lay boom-lay boom-lay BOOM. As for "plurivocity" -- well, we don't need ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 8:57 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
Short Answer: No. Some Muslims are being forced to ask that question -- can Islam be reformed? -- or such variants as "what things need to be done to allow Islam to accept or adjust to modernity." Some of them are merely apologists, pretending to recognize a problem that they talk about as if it ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 7:53 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
clear

Friday, 16 January 2015
clear
Plans for the 600-mile wall and ditch Saudi Arabia will build with Iraq in an effort to insulate itself from the chaos engulfing its neighbors. Business Insider: Much of the area on the Iraqi side is now controlled by Isil, which regards the ultimate capture of Saudi Arabia, home to the “Two Holy ...Read More...
clear
Posted on 01/16/2015 6:08 AM by Rebecca Bynum
clear

clear


 

Subscribe

Categories

A.J. Caschetta (2) Alexander Murinson (1) Bat Ye'or (6) Brex I Teer (2) Brian of London (30) Christina McIntosh (806) Conrad Black (240) Daniel Mallock (1) David P. Gontar (7) David Solway (67) David Wemyss (1) Dexter Van Zile (73) Dr. Michael Welner (3) Emmet Scott (1) Esmerelda Weatherwax (8723) Fred Leder (1) Friedrich Hansen (5) G. Murphy Donovan (50) Gary Fouse (42) Geert Wilders (11) Geoffrey Clarfield (300) Hannah Rubenstein (3) Hugh Fitzgerald (20519) Ibn Warraq (7) Ilana Freedman (2) James Como (13) James Robbins (1) Jerry Gordon (2478) Jerry Gordon and Lt. Gen. Abakar M. Abdallah (1) Jesse Sandoval (1) John Constantine (118) John Hajjar (3) John M. Joyce (371) Jonathan Hausman (4) Joseph S. Spoerl (10) Kenneth Timmerman (25) Lorna Salzman (9) Louis Rene Beres (37) Mark Anthony Signorelli (11) Mark Durie (7) Mary Jackson (5064) Matthew Hausman (24) Michael Curtis (369) Mordechai Nisan (1) NER (2511) Nidra Poller (63) Nonie Darwish (3) Norman Berdichevsky (85) Paul Weston (5) Peter McLoughlin (1) Rebecca Bynum (7053) Richard Butrick (24) Richard Kostelanetz (15) Richard L. Benkin (21) Richard L. Cravatts (5) Richard L. Rubenstein (44) Robert Harris (78) Sam Bluefarb (1) Sha’i ben-Tekoa (1) Steve Hecht (19) Ted Belman (8) The Law (90) Theodore Dalrymple (737) Thomas J. Scheff (6) Thomas Ország-Land (3) Walid Phares (23) z - all below inactive (7) z - Ares Demertzis (2) z - Andrew Bostom (74) z - Andy McCarthy (536) z - Artemis Gordon Glidden (881) z - DL Adams (21) z - John Derbyshire (1013) z - Marisol Seibold (26) z - Mark Butterworth (49) z- Robert Bove (1189) zz - Ali Sina (2)
clear
Site Archive