The Iconoclast

Sunday, 05 February 2017
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What would happen if I were to walk down the streets of Mogadishu, Baghdad, Tripoli, Khartoum, Sana'a, even Damascus or Tehran in my normal Western attire wearing my customary cross around my neck? What about Kabul, Islamabad or Riyadh? This gentleman asked that question for himself of his Iraqi "partners" ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/05/2017 7:44 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 05 February 2017
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As reported by Adam Harvey, Indonesia correspondent for Australia's reliably-Islamophile ABC. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-04/indonesia-weighs-in-on-donald-trump-executive-orders-immigration/8241054 "Donald Trump's Immigration Order Sparks Fear in Muslim-Majority Indonesia'. Yeah, they're ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/05/2017 5:07 AM by Christina McIntosh
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Sunday, 05 February 2017
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Lawyers are helping a child sex grooming gang avoid attempts to deport them by obstructing the courts and “weakening the rule of law”, Britain’s most senior immigration judge has warned. Mr Justice Bernard McCloskey accused taxpayer funded lawyers representing the gang of treating the immigration ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/05/2017 3:29 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 04 February 2017
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From "The Fifth Element", a memorable demonstration of an effective method of negotiating with terrorists.     ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/04/2017 11:16 PM by Christina McIntosh
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Saturday, 04 February 2017
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The 'Shores of Tripoli' being a reference to the war of self-defence against the Muslim Barbary Pirates in the late 18th and very early 19th century.     ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/04/2017 11:01 PM by Christina McIntosh
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Saturday, 04 February 2017
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Saturday, 04 February 2017
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A fine fighting tune from Scotland.     and another 'take' on the same: And now for the poetry of Sir Walter Scott, to go with that skirling call to arms. "Pibroch of Donuil Dhubh Pibroch of Donuil, Wake thy wild voice anew, Summon Clan-Conuil. "Come away, come away, Hark ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/04/2017 10:43 PM by Christina McIntosh
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Saturday, 04 February 2017
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Rukmini Callimachi writes in the NYTimes: HYDERABAD, India — When the Islamic State identified a promising young recruit willing to carry out an attack in one of India’s major tech hubs, the group made sure to arrange everything down to the bullets he needed to kill victims. For 17 months, ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/04/2017 12:38 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 04 February 2017
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As reported by Georgia Hitch for Australia's ABC, yesterday. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-03/canberra-man-to-stand-trial-over-string-of-sex-worker-attacks/8239200 'Canberra Man to Stand Trial Over String of Sex Worker Attacks'. That is - "Canberra-Resident Muslim Man to Stand Trial Over ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/04/2017 6:58 AM by Christina McIntosh
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Saturday, 04 February 2017
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by Conrad Black I have been trying desperately to find a Canadian subject to write about and am as fatigued with the Trump story as are some grumbling readers. It is time for some perspective on both countries. In the current mania, hundreds of thousands of people marched in protests over much ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/04/2017 5:09 AM by Conrad Black
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Saturday, 04 February 2017
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by Michael Curtis If the threat of Islamist terrorism is the major issue threatening the world, the Islamic Republic of Iran comes a close second. Its geo-political prominence, economic and military resources , and extreme ideology make it rife for international mischief. Economically, Iran ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/04/2017 4:55 AM by Michael Curtis
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Friday, 03 February 2017
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When uncertainty is our friend. by Kenneth Timmerman The announcement from National Security Advisor Lieutenant General Michael Flynn on Wednesday that the Trump administration was “putting Iran on notice” after its latest ballistic missile test is bad news for the ruling clerical elite and ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/03/2017 12:34 PM by Kenneth Timmerman
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Friday, 03 February 2017
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by Hugh Fitzgerald Recently I offered 38 questions to ask those carrying signs proclaiming, “I’m A Muslim — Ask Me Anything.” Here are answers to questions seven through ten. Answers 1-6 here. 7. Muslims often claim that Muhammad only attacked in self-defense. Among the clear exceptions to ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/03/2017 12:15 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 03 February 2017
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An article published on January 25 this year that addresse itself to the many foolish Infidel females who donned hijab when participating in the anti-Trump marches of recent date, but could equally well be addressed to all the other foolish Infidel females who did it on "World Hijab Day", this week. http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/like-lambs-to-the-slaughter/ "Like ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/03/2017 5:38 AM by Christina McIntosh
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Friday, 03 February 2017
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As reported with enthusiasm by Australia's reliably-Islamophile ABC, just yesterday.  How I would like to grab the participating infidel fools by the scruffs of their necks and make them sit down and watch Ayaan Hirsi Ali's "Submission", followed up by Wafa Sultan on the subject of Allah's hatred of ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/03/2017 5:35 AM by Christina McIntosh
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Friday, 03 February 2017
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 From the French edition of The Local A French soldier opened fire on a man armed with machetes who shouted "Allahu Akbar" as he tried to enter a shopping centre next to the famous Louvre museum in Paris. The PM says attack was "clearly of a terrorist nature"   Police chief Michel Cadot has just ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/03/2017 4:50 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 02 February 2017
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  On January 24, 2017, the General Accountability Office (GAO)  released a program audit of the  US Customs and Border Protection  (CBP) in bound passenger screening program.  The 46-page report was entitled “CBP aims to prevent high-risk travelers from boarding U.S.-bound flights, but needs to evaluate ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/02/2017 9:24 PM by Jerry Gordon
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Thursday, 02 February 2017
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From the London Evening Standard. The 'outrage' is normal; what is much changed is the comments. A few years ago any comment critical of islam would have been immedaitely shot down. Now each comment is supportive of the one before. Members of the capital’s Muslim community have backed a demonstration ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/02/2017 4:30 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 02 February 2017
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by Gary Fouse Wednesday night's riot at the University of California at Berkeley, which forced cancellation of yet another speaking appearance by conservative gay pundit Milo Yiannopoulos, is the final straw. It is now self-evident that the entire University of California administration from ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/02/2017 1:05 PM by Gary Fouse
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Thursday, 02 February 2017
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From Albawaba:   Citizens from five Muslim-majority countries will no longer be able to obtain Kuwaiti visas, after reports the Gulf state issued tight entry restrictions that mirrored US President Donald Trump's Muslim ban. Syrians, Iraqis, Iranians, Pakistanis and Afghans will not be ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/02/2017 12:57 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 02 February 2017
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From the Express and the Sheffield Telegraph A WOMAN who was sexually exploited by a number of men in Rotherham from the age of 11 and made pregnant when she was 12 has watched as five of her abusers were given jail sentences of up to 20 years. There were emotional and chaotic scenes at Sheffield ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/02/2017 10:42 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 02 February 2017
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by Kenneth Timmerman In a panic over their unexpected losses in November, Senate Democrats have declared war on Donald Trump It’s not just Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer’s (N.Y.) pledge to filibuster the new Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, before his name was even announced, ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/02/2017 5:52 AM by Kenneth Timmerman
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Thursday, 02 February 2017
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by Rebecca Bynum Fox News has re-hired Dr. Walid Phares for his tenth year with the network as its "National Security and Foreign Policy Expert" after having served as a foreign policy advisor to President Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign. In March 2016, Fox News Terrorism and Middle ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/02/2017 5:33 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 02 February 2017
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Here is a copy of their press release as a heads-up to any interested UK-based readers of this blog who may just possibly be able to attend one of the four rallies that are planned to be held in London (4 February), in Glasgow and then Edinburgh (11 February), in Manchester (17th February) and in Birmingham ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/02/2017 5:21 AM by Christina McIntosh
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Wednesday, 01 February 2017
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He may have come from a poor background, but he had enjoyed all the benefits of a first-world education in a first-world country and was holding down a good job.  Nevertheless, being a fully-instructed and devout practising Muslim, he chose to try to join the declared Caliphate of the Islamic State. ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/01/2017 10:01 PM by Christina McIntosh
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