The Iconoclast

Thursday, 29 March 2018
Thursday, 29 March 2018
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Aldo Sterone, is an Algerian-French auto pundit, who is seen in a short video at GOV  talking about the recent Islamic terror attack in Trèbes. This is the transcript of Part 2 in which he makes two important points: First he suggests that this horrific event, one among many of recent years, is ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/29/2018 11:30 AM by Sally Ross
Thursday, 29 March 2018
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From the Falmouth Packet In February, Dr George Whale was offered a job as a research fellow in the field of digital creativity, but last Friday the university's HR department withdrew the offer when they found out about his political activities online. Dr Whale said: "You have a situation here ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/29/2018 10:41 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Thursday, 29 March 2018
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by Hugh Fitzgerald “Geneva launches Ramadan school probe,” SwissInfo, March 21, 2018: Canton Geneva authorities have called in two experts to conduct an external investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct alleged to have been perpetrated by Swiss academic Tariq Ramadan against pupils ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/29/2018 5:19 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
Thursday, 29 March 2018
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Arrests in Italy. From ANSA, Associated Press via ABC News and Reuters (ANSA) - Rome, March 28 - An Italo-Moroccan accused of belonging to the Islamic State (ISIS) Islamist terror group was arrested in Turin on Wednesday and police said he had been planning to use trucks for attacks and seeking 'lone ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/29/2018 5:03 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Wednesday, 28 March 2018
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Most of the newspapers have the story within the last hour.  Tommy Robinson - ex-leader of the English Defence League - has been banned from Twitter. His account is marked as being "suspended", but the BBC has learned that the US company has decided to permanently revoke his access. Twitter ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/28/2018 10:55 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Wednesday, 28 March 2018
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by Michael Curtis By now it is clear that the UN Human Rights Council, created in 2006 with noble intentions on the basis of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, is one of the international organizations that has little interest in the real violations of human rights in the world. ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/28/2018 7:54 AM by Michael Curtis
Wednesday, 28 March 2018
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by Theodore Dalrymple You have to be of a certain age to remember how important the Domino Theory was to American foreign policy in the 1950s and 60s. This was the theory according to which all the countries of Southeast Asia (and beyond) would fall to communism if one of them did so. It was ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/28/2018 7:03 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
Wednesday, 28 March 2018
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What we have here is a failure to appreciate the president. by Conrad Black It is distressing to see my friend of nearly 40 years, George Will, writing such words of frenzied despair about the president and his national-security adviser–designate, John Bolton. It is also worrisome to see my ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/28/2018 4:56 AM by Conrad Black
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
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Yesterday the Board of Deputies of British Jews said ‘enough is enough’ by publishing a fierce letter calling Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to task for aiding and abetting anti-Semitism in his party. This was followed by a demonstration in Westminster in which about 1500 people came out to protest ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/27/2018 1:40 PM by Sally Ross
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
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From the Guardian, the local newspaper the Newham Recorder  An extremist who attempted to build an army of child jihadists has been jailed for life with a minimum of 25 years for a range of terrorism offences. Umar Haque was convicted of attempting to groom children as young as 11 at the Ripple ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/27/2018 11:38 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
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by Michael Curtis Paris 1968 "Everywhere I hear the sound of marchin', charging feet, cause summer's here and the time is right for fighting in the street." The words were written in 1968 by Mick Jagger who said he wrote it after an anti-war rally at the U.S. Embassy in London, and he was inspired ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/27/2018 10:52 AM by Michael Curtis
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
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From France 24 French investigators on Monday quizzed the radicalised girlfriend of the Islamist gunman who shot dead four people last week in southern France, including a heroic policeman killed after taking the place of a hostage. . . police continued to question his 18-year-old girlfriend, who ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/27/2018 8:28 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
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by David Solway Most people are blissfully unaware of the havoc wrought by our misnamed “Social Justice” and “Human Rights” ideology until they are themselves hit by a summons, a legal suit or a ruling in law that deprives them of their peace of mind, robs them of productive time and leaves them ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/27/2018 7:32 AM by David Solway
Monday, 26 March 2018
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New English Review Press is pleased to announce the publication of our twenty fifth book, A Family Conspiracy: Honor Killing by Phyllis Chesler. It will be published April 24. Pre-Order available now. An honor killing is the cold-blooded murder of girls and women simply because they are female. ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/26/2018 11:26 AM by NER
Monday, 26 March 2018
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by Ibn Warraq On Friday, March 23, while he screamed “Allahu Akbar,” Redouan Lakdim killed three people in a supermarket in Southwestern France, where he had just taken hostages. First known to the police as a drug dealer, more recently Lakdim became known as a jihadi, an Islamic militant who ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/26/2018 9:47 AM by Ibn Warraq
Sunday, 25 March 2018
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Journalists may be held to a less exacting standard than lawyers, though a free press is scarcely less important to democracy than a fair justice system by Conrad Black As a party to, in legal parlance, “the matter of Hollinger Inc.,” I received last week, along with dozens of other people, ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2018 8:07 AM by Conrad Black
Saturday, 24 March 2018
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The Football Lads, as the DFLA (Democratic Football Lads Alliance) marched in Birmingham today, where they joined forces with the Justice 4 the 21 campaign. Young or non UK readers may not remember the IRA campaign of bombing on the UK mainland in 1974. They set off a bomb in the Tavern in the Town ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/24/2018 11:55 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Saturday, 24 March 2018
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I have been trying to keep up with this trial since last year. I could hardly believe when the cause list showed the jury going out, then legal submissions, then they went out again and so on for weeks. I knew there was a reporting restriction but it this was completely outside my experience. However ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/24/2018 11:20 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Saturday, 24 March 2018
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by Michael Curtis Was the presidential election swayed by the use of illegal funding for campaigns or by outside influence?  In the United States the issue is arguable and polemical and remains a moot question. Now the issue has become potentially politically explosive in France. We don't need ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/24/2018 7:55 AM by Michael Curtis
Saturday, 24 March 2018
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This is in Breitbart and taken from French newspaper Le Point. I can't find it elsewhere yet, probably because I don't speak a word of Spanish and don't know where to look. The MO sounds VERY familiar.  Ten Algerian migrant men were arrested in eastern Spain this week after they were alleged to have ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/24/2018 6:23 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Saturday, 24 March 2018
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The death of brave officer Lt Col Arnaud Beltrame overnight brings the death toll in the jihad at Carcassonne and Trebes to four. The jihadist  Redouane Lakdim is also dead. The Paris correspondent of The Irish Times has news of further arrests this morning, and a summary of events.  The dead gunman ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/24/2018 3:36 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Saturday, 24 March 2018
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From the Guardian The French gendarme who was shot after he swapped places with a hostage being held by a terrorist gunman has died. Interior minister Gérard Collomb announced the death of Lt-Col Arnaud Beltrame shortly before 6am French time on Saturday. “We will never forget his heroism, his ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/24/2018 3:05 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Friday, 23 March 2018
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Things are getting so bad in Sweden that Swedish hip-hop artist Ken Ring expects a civil war there within the next 20 years. He is also considering moving to Africa, which he believes will be safer than Sweden. The rapper made these comments on the television program Trygdekontoret, broadcast on Norway’s ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/23/2018 12:59 PM by Sally Ross
Friday, 23 March 2018
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From Sky News, live from court.  Exerpts from the Judge, Mr Justice Haddon-Cave's, comments You were not prepared for martyrdom. . . wanted to save his own skin.  Satisfied that the offence of attempted murder was an act of terrorism (That's good - so far) You were motivated deep seated hatred ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/23/2018 10:09 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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