The Iconoclast

Thursday, 16 June 2016
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by Brian of London Sam Harris's latest podcast is interesting. Take a listen. More on the "moderate Nazis" can be found here. This is a longer version with the complete 20 minute section of the Sam Harris podcast. Because I wouldn’t want to be accused of taking anything out of context. ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/16/2016 5:16 AM by Brian of London
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Thursday, 16 June 2016
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by Michael Curtis Though the 22nd Amendment of the US Constitution forbids it, Barack Obama seems to be running for a third term as President of the United States. In his address on June 14, 2016 the President concentrated more on a fiery attack on Donald Trump than on the external enemy to the United ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/16/2016 4:48 AM by Michael Curtis
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Thursday, 16 June 2016
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The terrorist wanted there to be no mistaking his intention. It also seems rather common for Muslims to hate homosexuals and yet engage in homosexual activity themselves. Fox News: In the hours after he blasted his way into an Orlando gay nightclub, and with his victims lying dead or wounded around ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/16/2016 4:37 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 15 June 2016
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I don't know where Guido Fawkes got this photograph from but he is a most reliable source with an excellent reputation so I have every reason to believe it to be an accurate representation of Manchester today.  Sadiq Khan giving a speech outside the Stronger In battle bus in Manchester today. ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/15/2016 3:50 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 15 June 2016
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By Esmerelda Weatherwax:  To the River Thames in London, the River to Londoners to support the flotilla from Fishing for Leave. British fishermen took their boats to the river outside parliament to protest at how membership of the EU has near killed the British fishing industry and to urge a vote ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/15/2016 2:47 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 15 June 2016
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This is the kind of thing Trump is takling about when he says people can't understand the President's behavior. Back in February, Philip Haney wrote in The HIll: Amid the chaos of the 2009 holiday travel season, jihadists planned to slaughter 290 innocent travelers on a Christmas Day flight from ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/15/2016 2:44 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 15 June 2016
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NYTimes: Barney Frank, a former Democratic representative from Massachusetts who is openly gay, has for decades been an outspoken advocate for gay rights. But in an interview Monday about the massacre in Orlando, Fla., Mr. Frank — who married his husband in 2012 and retired in January 2013 — expressed ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/15/2016 2:30 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 15 June 2016
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Patrick Howley writes at Breitbart: WASHINGTON, DC — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich called Tuesday for the creation of a congressional commission to examine the radical Islamic terrorist threat. Gingrich said Tuesday in a Facebook video chat: We can no more afford to have fanatic terrorists ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/15/2016 2:18 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 15 June 2016
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by Peter McLoughlin (June 2016) For decades, the Left (including the Leftist media) have been working to protect Islamo-Nazism from criticism. This has meant that the percentage of Muslims in Western countries has doubled and doubled again. And because the Left and the media protect the Islamo-Nazis ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/15/2016 8:53 AM by NER
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Wednesday, 15 June 2016
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Sources say the aliigator community is bracing for backlash. NYTimes: LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — A 2-year-old Nebraska boy was attacked and dragged away by an alligator at a lake at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa here on Tuesday night, according to the Orange County sheriff, who said the search ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/15/2016 6:26 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 15 June 2016
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Robert Spencer writes in Frontpage: We’ve gotten so used to politically correct obfuscation about Islam being a religion of peace that preaches tolerance and non-violence that Donald Trump’s words in his address Monday were startling: “Many of the principles of radical Islam are incompatible with ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/15/2016 4:48 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 15 June 2016
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Hazem Farraj describes himself as "American by birth - Palestinian by blood - Christian by choice". He moved to Jerusalem and learned his Islam in the mosques controlled by the Palestinian Authoritiy. But he didn't like what he was learning, rebelled and converted to Christianity. He has a completely ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/15/2016 1:19 AM by Brian of London
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Tuesday, 14 June 2016
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Fox News: Federal prosecutors have convened a grand jury to investigate the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, seeking to charge her as an accessory to 49 counts of murder and 53 counts of attempted murder as well as with failure to notify law enforcement about the pending terrorist attack and ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2016 6:06 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 14 June 2016
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Sessions is in the running to be Mr. Trump's VP. WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) released the following statement today in response to the terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida:                “My prayers go out to the victims of this horrible tragedy and their families. It is with a ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2016 3:15 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 14 June 2016
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He took his co-workers hostage for a time. Watch this story disappear - classified as "workplace violence." I'm old enough to remember a when workplace violence meant fisticuffs in the parking lot. A SWAT team shot and killed a suspect who took hostages at a Walmart in Amarillo, Texas Tuesday afternoon, ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2016 2:46 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 14 June 2016
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From the Telegraph A suspected Islamist who stabbed to death a police commander and his wife in France claimed he was following Isil’s call for lone wolf attacks during Ramadan, in a video posted online after the killing. Larossi Abballa, a 25-year-old known to French security services, pledged ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2016 10:07 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 14 June 2016
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Our brains may be small, but they're complex and have a large number of neurons. Daily Mail: For years birds were accused of being feather brained. But now scientists have found they are not only as clever as apes, but have more brain cells despite much tinier brains. Crows and parrots have ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2016 7:40 AM by Tolstoy, the Parrot
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Tuesday, 14 June 2016
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David Horowitz writes in Breitbart: Donald Trump’s speech on national security, which he delivered the day after the terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida, will change the dynamic of this election. The speech was specific, detailed, and on the money. Trump showed how strategic securing the border ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2016 7:27 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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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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