The Iconoclast

Tuesday, 14 June 2016
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From the Australian Conservative South Australian Senator Cory Bernardi has lashed-out at the granting of a visa to Islamic cleric Farrokh Sekaleshfar, warning that a tougher approach needs to be taken to “Islamic hate preachers.” The comments come as Malcolm Turnbull confirmed an urgent review ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2016 4:34 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 14 June 2016
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The latest from the Telegraph on the matter of the murder of a Police officer and his wife in their Paris home last night. The whole family were taken hostage by an already convicted jihadist; their 3 year old son has survived. Apoliceman and his wife were killed in a frenzied knife attack at their ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2016 3:15 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 14 June 2016
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A friend writes: Ask yourself this basic question:  What is the difference between the Islamic State (Da'esh) sponsored execution of Gays in Orlando and Islamic States (Iran, Saudi, Yemen, Pakistan, Iraq, UAE, Nigeria, Qatar) sponsored execution of Gays? Legislative vs arbitrary execution of ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2016 2:16 AM by Brian of London
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Monday, 13 June 2016
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Oh heads will roll at the FBI. Heads will roll. There is video at the Daily Caller: The FBI reportedly cancelled its 2013 investigation into Orlando terrorist Omar Mateen after only 10 months because they viewed the terroristic threats he made as a reaction to “being marginalized because of his Muslim ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/13/2016 3:23 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 13 June 2016
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This is the full transcript: Thank you for joining me today. This was going to be a speech on Hillary Clinton and how bad a President, especially in these times of Radical Islamic Terrorism, she would be. Even her former Secret Service Agent, who has seen her under pressure and in times of ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/13/2016 2:20 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 13 June 2016
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Byron York writes: In a brief conversation Monday morning, Newt Gingrich, who has been supportive (although sometimes critical) of Trump's campaign, said the critics are paying too much attention to Trump's style while losing sight of the substance of his critique of the ineffectiveness of administration ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/13/2016 9:21 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 13 June 2016
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From the Washington Examiner: Christian conservatives are responsible for the mass shooting at a gay bar in Orlando because they "created this anti-queer climate," according to American Civil Liberties Union attorneys. "You know what is gross — your thoughts and prayers and Islamophobia after ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/13/2016 8:59 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 13 June 2016
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by Theodore Dalrymple I see from the St George’s flags fluttering from the side-windows of cars that it is football-time again – yet again. Apparently it is to last several weeks, though probably not for England who are not usually very good and can be relied upon to put in a poor performance and ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/13/2016 8:48 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Monday, 13 June 2016
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Ann Corcoran writes in Refugee Resettlement Watch: Obama has already said he will be setting the level for FY2017 in September at 100,000. So the rest of the world would be responsible for 70,000 divided among many many countries.  As always the US is expected to take in the lion’s share of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/13/2016 7:50 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 13 June 2016
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"With no gun, this would not have happened." Was he coached by CAIR? ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/13/2016 7:31 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 13 June 2016
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From the Danish edition of The Local A debate spurred by Muslim student’s complaint that she is not allowed to pray in school has resulted in a racism complaint against a Danish People’s Party MP. Alex Ahrendtsen of the anti-immigration Danish People’s Party (DF) will formally be reported to police ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/13/2016 6:52 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 13 June 2016
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A Turkish newspaper with links to the country's President has published a homophobic headline calling those who died in the Orlando mass shooting 'perverts' and 'deviants'. Yeni Akit, a right-wing newspaper which has supported the likes of Al-Qaeda in the past, broke news of the attack with the ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/13/2016 2:21 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 12 June 2016
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Last night, our nation was attacked by a radical Islamic terrorist. It was the worst terrorist attack on our soil since 9/11, and the second of its kind in 6 months. My deepest sympathy and support goes out to the victims, the wounded, and their families. In his remarks today, President Obama disgracefully ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/12/2016 6:21 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 12 June 2016
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Patrick Poole writes in PJ Media. There is new information on the horrific terror attack in Orlando last night that has killed at least 50 and wounded more than 100 in the largest mass shooting in American history. Sources are telling the Daily Beast that suspected killer Omar Mateen had previously ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/12/2016 2:45 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 12 June 2016
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So what is he doing in the US? How did this man's family get here? Palm Beach Post: 2:44 P.M. Omar Mateen’s father two years ago created the Florida corporation The Durand Jirga Inc. The name refers to a long-disputed Afghanistan/Pakistan border dispute dating to the late 1800s. The Washington ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/12/2016 2:10 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 12 June 2016
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Just in - Islamic State claims responsibility for Orlando nightclub shooting: AMAQ news agency. We're also learning Mateen worked for G4S security. G4S security is currently contracted by DHS to transport illegals.   Breaking: ISIS' Amaq media claims the #nightclubshooting in #Orlando was carried ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/12/2016 1:29 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 12 June 2016
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The Orlando shooter called 911 and pledged alliegance to the ISIS Caliphate and yelled Allahu akbar while firing. This may or may not be related. LATimes: Authorities in Santa Monica found possible explosives as well as weapons and ammunition Sunday in the car of a man who told them he was in town ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/12/2016 1:10 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 12 June 2016
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Speaking at a press conference this morning, Imam Muhammad Musr, President of the Islamic Society of Central Florida said: " No one could have predicted this, no one could have prepared for it. This could have happened anywhere. It's like lightning." Then he continued, "I want to caution many in the ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/12/2016 9:42 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 12 June 2016
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They are now talking about 50 dead and 53 injured. Mateen is also identified as a US citizen born to Afghan parents. ORLANDO, Fla. (CBSNewYork/AP) —   #PulseNightclub #pulse #muslim #omarmateen pic.twitter.com/yOjme3O9jC — All Journalists (@All_Journalists) June 12, 2016   A gunman ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/12/2016 8:56 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 12 June 2016
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Gateway Pundit: Officials said the Islamist killer was on their radar. An ISIS twitter account posted this photo Sunday morning. Is this the killer? “Dr Faisal shaman ANZI do suicide in #?????? #????? more than 30 troops #Pulse #??????_???????? safavi ” The twitter account [email protected] ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/12/2016 8:11 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 12 June 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald An Australian researcher, Charles Miller, has just published a report on the effect of cultural sensitivity training, intended to improve attitudes toward Muslims among members of the Australian Defense Forces. The study was conducted in a way that preserved the anonymity of ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/12/2016 7:37 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 12 June 2016
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Douglas Murray writes at the Gatestone Institute: He also tweets that Facebook has flagged this article as "unsafe." The German Chancellor was not interested in the reinforcement of Europe's external borders, the re-erection of its internal borders, the institution of a workable asylum vetting ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/12/2016 5:48 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 12 June 2016
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This cerrtainly sounds similar to the Bataclan Paris attack.TV news is reporting the lone shooter is now dead and the police detonated a controlled explosion to knock down a wall and rescue hostages. The FBI is taking the lead in the investigation and it seems as though the shooter may have a suicide ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/12/2016 5:29 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 11 June 2016
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by Louis René Beres Taken by itself, the election of the next American president, Democrat or Republican, will have little or no discernible impact on Middle Eastern chaos. To make any meaningful difference to this still-expanding problem, American decision-makers would first need to look behind ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/11/2016 8:47 AM by Louis Rene Beres
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Saturday, 11 June 2016
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by Robert Harris Defense Minister Moshe Dayan, Chief of staff Yitzhak Rabin, Gen. Rehavam Zeevi (R), Gen. Narkis, in Old Jerusalem (ILAN BRUNER 7/6/67, GPO; shared under the CC Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.) Those that criticise Israel ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/11/2016 8:14 AM by Robert Harris
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