The Iconoclast

Monday, 12 January 2015
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What happened yesterday in France? Anything? Nothing? 1) Very few Muslims took part in any of the demonstrations. In Lyons, 300,000 people took part. In Marseille, the second most populous city in France, but with a population that is 40% Muslim, only 60,000 showed up. 2) Despite this notable ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/12/2015 6:55 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 12 January 2015
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From the French edition of The Local France will deploy nearly 5,000 security forces and police to protect the 700 Jewish schools in the country, its interior minister said on Monday, after last week's attacks, one of which targeted a kosher supermarket Bernard Cazeneuve said soldiers would also ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/12/2015 2:57 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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 In these marches all over France, Muslims were almost entirely absent. Oh, a few could be seen, here and there (very much here and there), apparently, and apparently, too, every news reporter tried hard to find a Muslim to interview in order to show that the Muslims in France were just as horrified ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 11:11 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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Here. And on this double-bill, without further ado,  the second feature from the BBC, with Tim Wilcox again, who is very interested in anything having to do with Jews, and who sweetly leads on others to discuss the "Jewish lobby" and its abandonment of Ed Miliband for his "principled" stand in making ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 10:04 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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I earlier posted  the relevant hadith tfrom the Sahih Bukhari about Ka'b ibn al-Ashraf.  I post here the stories of Abu 'Afak and Asma bint Marwan, the first a 120-year-old Jewish man, the second a female poetess - who mocked Muhammad and were, according to Ibn Ishaq (who wrote the first biography ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 9:41 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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It has become patently obvious that the French and the Mohammedans who also happen to live in France cannot live peaceably together. Obviously, what is required is a two state solution – that is to say that after all the necessary UN sponsored negotiations, that the currently existing political unit ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 8:01 PM by John M. Joyce
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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Photograph from my husband of Tower Bridge tonight lit up in the colours of the Tricoleur. ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 3:25 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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But he marched in Paris. No contradiction there. By being in Paris, he is furthering the Jihad against Israel, and that means the world-wide Jihad (which is merely the sum of all local Jihads). And he knows that his fellow Arabs understand what he's up to and that his fellow non-Muslim marchers, including ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 2:55 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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Found in the Sahih ("authentic') collection of Bukhari (who is considered to be one of the two most authoritative muhaddithin -- Muslim is the other): Volume 5, Book 59, Number 369: Narrated Jabir bin 'Abdullah: Allah's Apostle said, "Who is willing to kill Ka'b bin Al-Ashraf who has ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 2:36 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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Wikipedia can be useful, as a first step, in finding out a little something about something in order to figure out if you want to find out about that something something more. Sometimes the content worries. And sometimes the form. I just ran across, in the entry for the Italian scholar Ranuccio Bianchi ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 2:10 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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  Screen shot of video of  late Islamikaze Amedy Coulibaly Source:  Imtel Center Behind the Charlie Hebdo Massacre, the martyr finale of the Kouachi Brothers   and the deadly anti-Semitic hostage standoff at the Kosher Market in Paris by Amedy Coulibaly   is a factor that the mainstream ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 1:39 PM by Jerry Gordon
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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January 11, 2015 Nidra Poller The latest estimate is 1.5 million marching in Paris today. We have never seen anything like it. It’s 5:20 PM as I start to write and the Place de la République is still filled with an overflow crowd that will probably never get to follow the route to the official ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 11:15 AM by Nidra Poller
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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Business Standard: Al-Qaeda has provided its followers with a new "bomb recipe" with which an explosive device can be made using household goods avoiding metal components intended to evade airport security and blow up a passenger jet. The terror group's branch in Yemen, which directed Wednesday's ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 11:11 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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A friend in southern France, who spent decades working in Muslim countries, sent me this yesterday:    We joined the little march yesterday in the village. 500 or so people. No officials or people from the Mairie. Rather moving. All organised by le petit peuple, as opposed to the state organised ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 11:00 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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Here. The relentless intelligent alarmed-by-Islam researcher on immigration and demography Michele Tribalat notes the hypocrisy of those, Muslim and non-Muslim, who over the years kept making charges of "islamophobia" and now pretend they were always defenders of those who mock or attack Islam because ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 9:11 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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The man who has named squares and plazas after the worst of terrorist killers of Jews, people who could have given tuition to Colibaly, and who have killed plenty of non-Jews, too, far more than the Kouashi brothers, the man who was for decades the henchman of Yasir Arafat, the earliest and most successful ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 8:36 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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The Guardian: A German newspaper that reprinted the Muhammad cartoons from the French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo has been the target of an arson attack. “Rocks and then a burning object were thrown through the window,” a police spokesman said. “Two rooms on lower floors were damaged but the ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 8:22 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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But they got their desired headline, and now can refer to all those "Palestinians" who "stood with France," just like Mahmoud Abbas today, on the grands boulevards:   Des Palestiniens défilent en soutien Par Lefigaro.fr Publié le 11/01/2015 à 13:51     Des ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 7:40 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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British scholar Tom Holland found himself in a firestorm—and under threat—when he raised doubts about the traditional account of the origins of Islam. ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 6:27 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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  Hostages fleeing Hyper Cacher Jewish Super market  Jihadi attack in Paris 1-9-15  3PM today, a massive rally will be held  under tight security in Paris in solidarity with the 17  lives lost and  many wounded in the Jihadist attacks at satiric French weekly, Charlie Hebdo and Jewish supermarket ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 6:03 AM by Jerry Gordon
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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Hon.  Geert Wilders, The Freedom Party (PVV), The Netherlands   Nicolai Sennels, Danish psychologist and NER contributor of Muslims and Westerners: The Psychological Differences .. posted  on 10 News.dk,  this SUN-TV interview with Geert Wilders, Leader of the Freedom  Party (PVV) in the Netherlands ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 5:30 AM by Jerry Gordon
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
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Late-night talk show host Bill Maher responded on Friday to the Paris terror attacks by saying, “When there’s this many bad apples, there’s something wrong with the orchard.”   ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2015 5:15 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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