The Iconoclast

Saturday, 09 July 2016
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Fox News: The Islamic State terror group boiled seven of its own soldiers alive after they apparently fled the battlefield in Fallujah, Iraq, local reports revealed on Tuesday. Iraq declared late last month that ISIS had completely escaped Fallujah after its faceoff with Iraqi forces aided by ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/09/2016 4:56 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 09 July 2016
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A very telling little report from Orli Harari of Israel National News. http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/214525 "Israeli Arab Mother of Five Convicted of Trying to Join ISIS". 'A 44 year old Israeli-Arab mother of five (that is "an Israel-passport-holding Arab Muslim mother of ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/09/2016 3:58 AM by Christina McIntosh
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Friday, 08 July 2016
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by Michael  Curtis To lose one email on a personal server may be regarded as a misfortune: to lose several thousand work related emails looks like carelessness. Certainly, FBI Director James B. Comey on July 5, 2016 thought that the handling of very sensitive highly classified information by former ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/08/2016 3:14 PM by Michael Curtis
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Friday, 08 July 2016
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by Robert Harris Since the release of the Chilcot Report, many have said former UK prime-minister Tony Blair is directly responsible for the rise of Islamic State. In an interview with RTE’s ‘Morning Ireland’ (7th July 2016), the BBC’s Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen reiterated his claim that the ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/08/2016 7:48 AM by Robert Harris
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Friday, 08 July 2016
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Friday, 08 July 2016
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by Theodore Dalrymple Public debate before elections or referenda is seldom notable for its high intellectual level or honesty, and that which preceded the recent referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union was no exception. On both sides names were called and nonsense spoken. Those ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/08/2016 5:25 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Friday, 08 July 2016
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The Muslims civilian on civilian war of annihilation continues - Sunnis exterminating Shi'a in Iraq: NYTimes: BAGHDAD — Militants fired mortars on a Shiite shrine north of Baghdad late on Thursday, and in the confusion that followed, three suicide bombers in military uniforms infiltrated the compound ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/08/2016 4:38 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 08 July 2016
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NYTimes: DALLAS — Five Dallas police officers were killed and six others were wounded by snipers on Thursday night during a demonstration protesting shootings by officers in Minnesota and Louisiana this week, the Dallas police said. The police believe four suspects coordinated the attack with ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/08/2016 4:26 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 07 July 2016
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From the Waltham Forest Guardian. A young Walthamstow woman is encouraging girls to travel to Syria and marry Islamic State fighters, it has been claimed. Tooba Gondal, a former pupil of Kelmscott School, in Markhouse Road, Walthamstow, is reportedly working in Daesh-controlled territory under ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/07/2016 11:56 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 07 July 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald After every attack by Muslim terrorists, Muslims, and many non-Muslim apologists for Islam, insist that “these attacks cannot possibly have anything to do with Islam.” But now, after the attack in Medina, a new mantra is being chanted, which is that these attacks have something ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/07/2016 9:12 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 07 July 2016
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by Richard Butrick The Quran states unequivocally that Islam is superior to all other religions and must be made dominant over all other religions. This is most evident in three different verses: 61:9, 48:28, and 9:33. Here is the general thrust of all three: 61:9 He it is Who has sent His Messenger  ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/07/2016 9:05 AM by Richard Butrick
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Thursday, 07 July 2016
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Peter Schweizer writes at Politico: (...) Based on the emails the State Department released, Clinton sent or received an average of 21 work emails per day during her tenure—including on her numerous trips overseas, when email must have been a lifeline for communication. But there are numerous odd ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/07/2016 8:41 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 07 July 2016
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WND reports in depth on a story that has been circulating over the last few days: Editor’s note: The name of the victim in this story has been changed to protect her safety. Sarah Penskey is not her real name. Sarah Penskey was in her garage unpacking boxes on a sunny morning in late June when ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/07/2016 5:42 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 07 July 2016
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From Daily Mail Australia. Many of us will have experience of dressing a three-year-old girl. Yes, we have all had 'I want the pink kitten t-shirt please, not the blue bunny one'. And then you say 'You will wear your clean warm cardigan else you will catch cold!'. But they are certainly not capable ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/07/2016 2:41 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 07 July 2016
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Posted on 07/07/2016 1:48 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 06 July 2016
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by Michael Curtis As a result of the narrow victory, 51.8 per cent to 48.11 per cent, at the referendum on June 23, 2016 for the UK to leave membership of the European Union the British system is in internal political turmoil and uncertain about future relationships with the EU. Unexpected complicated ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/06/2016 4:30 PM by Michael Curtis
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Wednesday, 06 July 2016
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by Conrad Black Though there have been no significant differences between the U.S and the U.K. for more than 150 years, and the two countries have been splendid allies in stirring times, there remains a combination of British envy and distaste for what is often considered the garish and raucous nature ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/06/2016 3:52 PM by Conrad Black
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Wednesday, 06 July 2016
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From the Express It is now illegal to wear a face veil in public in the Tessin region following the result of a referendum on the issue in 2013, in which 65 per cent voted in favour of a complete ban. Michele Bertini, FDP city council and police director in Lugano, sent out leaflets on the issue ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/06/2016 2:06 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 06 July 2016
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The British band headlined Bravalla festival in Norrköping on the weekend, but have vowed not to return after music lovers reported five rapes and a number of sexual assaults.   On their official Facebook page, the band announced it would not be returning to Sweden,  'We're appalled to hear what ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/06/2016 8:07 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 06 July 2016
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by Theodore Dalrymple Some people, no doubt, will have been surprised to learn that the seven young Islamic fanatics who slaughtered 20 customers, mainly foreign, in a restaurant in Dhaka, Bangladesh this weekend weren’t impoverished or downtrodden, like so many of their countrymen. On the contrary, ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/06/2016 8:00 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Wednesday, 06 July 2016
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We have to assume that foreign governments have all Clinton's emails - including all those that were deleted (all the devices handling those were scrubbed) and that the FBI was unable to recover - those probably involving Clinton Foundation deals and those discussions which Clinton was trying to hide ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/06/2016 7:26 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 06 July 2016
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by David Solway Men need to "be better.” —Michelle Obama in conversation with Oprah. Western civilization is clearly coming part at the seams. There are so many destructive elements at work, they are almost impossible to list. But one of the most destructive of these elements, incited by a ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/06/2016 5:06 AM by David Solway
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Tuesday, 05 July 2016
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by David Solway Sometimes one is tempted to shoot the sheriff. When we take note of what is going on in the town -- the moral degeneracy of its affairs, the raging puritanism that has installed itself as a twisted form of prurience, cruel punishment for perceived sexual misconduct and natural behavior ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/05/2016 3:49 PM by David Solway
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Tuesday, 05 July 2016
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From Deutsche Welle Four men were jailed for forming a terror organization in a Belgian federal court in Brussels on Tuesday, ending the trial of a group known as the Verviers cell. Nine of the men were convicted in absentia. They were sentenced en masse to up to 16 years in prison. Prosecutors ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/05/2016 11:33 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 05 July 2016
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JP Carroll conducted this interview for the Daily Caller: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump “will not ask Japan or South Korea to invest in building nuclear weapons but he will speak with their leaders about how to create a safer and more stable environment in the East Asia theater” ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/05/2016 9:40 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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