The Iconoclast

Sunday, 13 May 2018
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The other day in a waiting-room I picked up a recent copy of "Time" Magazine, and glancing through its 'Letters' page, "The Conversation", my attention was drawn to a letter from a reader in Berlin.   That letter is worthy of note, because it reveals that, although outlets such as "Time" are still ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/13/2018 5:43 AM by Christina McIntosh
Sunday, 13 May 2018
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by Gary Fouse As I write this, Paris has experienced its latest terrorist attack. It follows the all too common pattern: A young man of Middle Eastern or African origin starts attacking people with a knife, wounding or killing people before being shot or captured by police. In Saturday's case, ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/13/2018 5:42 AM by Gary Fouse
Sunday, 13 May 2018
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by Michael Curtis Perhaps it was Heraclitus around 500 B.C. who first expressed the idea, but it was Oscar Wilde who has a character in his play An Ideal Husband say, "to expect the unexpected shows a throughly modern intellect." Those with such an intellect, or even more those with a more outmoded ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/13/2018 5:12 AM by Michael Curtis
Saturday, 12 May 2018
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As reported by Australia's ABC just this morning.  Note that this attack was not carried out somewhere out in the sticks; nor was it carried out in Aceh which is known to be a hotbed of traditional Islam. It was carried out in the second biggest city in the country, in the central and most populous ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/12/2018 10:22 PM by Christina McIntosh
Saturday, 12 May 2018
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Police have shot a man who launched a knife attack in Paris dead after he killed at least one person and injured four others. A witness told The Independent the assailant was shouting "Allahu akbar" and trying to get into restaurants as diners barricaded the doors. "First one we thought it was two ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/12/2018 4:50 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Saturday, 12 May 2018
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The presidency is what its occupants make of it, and Trump is a man of his times, whose time has come, writes Black in an excerpt from his new book In an excerpt from his latest book, available May 14, Conrad Black says now that U.S. President Donald Trump has reduced most peoples’ tax burden, ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/12/2018 5:37 AM by Conrad Black
Saturday, 12 May 2018
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From the Swedish edition of The Local As if the decision to allow a mosque in the southern Swedish town of Växjö to feature a call to prayer wasn’t controversial enough, it has now emerged that a Catholic church located just 1.5 kilometres from the mosque was denied a request to ring church bells. It ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/12/2018 5:19 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Saturday, 12 May 2018
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by Hugh Fitzgerald Some time after my article on Khaled About El Fadl appeared in 2005, with its many links to his then-website www.scholarofthehouse.com, he apparently relinquished that domain name, and instead bought another. Now, if you click on www.scholarofthehouse.org (not .com), you will ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/12/2018 5:18 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
Saturday, 12 May 2018
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Operation Sanctuary is the Northumbia Police in NE England tackling Muslim rape and prostitution gangs. Once this operation was set up the investigation into the rapists improved greatly.  From the Chronicle. The impact Operation Sanctuary has had on protecting children can today be revealed, amid ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/12/2018 3:36 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Friday, 11 May 2018
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From the Guardian South African police searching for three men who stabbed worshippers at a mosque near Durban have said the attackers’ motive was unknown but “elements of extremism” were involved. One Muslim leader said the mosque was targeted because it was a Shia place of worship that had received ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/11/2018 12:09 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Friday, 11 May 2018
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by Conrad Black The New York Times’ list of questions that the special counsel wishes to put to the president is a farrago of psychometric inquiries into mood, motive, and opinion that has almost nothing to do with the original canard about Trump-campaign collusion with Russia. Unlike the cases ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/11/2018 10:20 AM by Conrad Black
Friday, 11 May 2018
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From The Citizen, City Press and  Two men were seriously injured during yesterday’s attack on the Imam Hussain Mosque on Old Main Road, in Ottawa, Verulam. The imam died after having his throat slit. According to Prem Balram, spokesperson for a security company, Reaction Unit South Africa, their ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/11/2018 2:47 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Thursday, 10 May 2018
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An all female Isil gang plotted to murder tourists at attractions including the British Museum, a court has heard. Safaa Boular, then 17, planned to "martry" herself  in a bomb and grenade ambush on the museum after her Islamic State fighter fiance was killed in Syria.  In what is alleged to ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/10/2018 1:47 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Thursday, 10 May 2018
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From the Kenya Star A woman has been stoned to death in Somalia after a court run by al Shabaab convicted her of having several husbands, the militant group says. Shukri Abdullahi Warsame was accused of marrying 11 times, without divorcing her previous husbands. She was buried neck-deep and pelted ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/10/2018 6:52 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Thursday, 10 May 2018
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From The Brussels Times and Politico The training of imams, delivered in Arabic, within the Islamic and Cultural Centre of Belgium (known as “the CICB”), which houses the Grand Mosque of Brussels, is currently inciting followers to enter into armed jihad. They are also being encouraged to persecute ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/10/2018 3:24 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Thursday, 10 May 2018
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From the German edition of The Local  and The Muslim News. Photo: by DPA - Zeynep Cetin from the Network against Discrimination and Islamophobia in the Berlin court on Wednesday. A Berlin labour court on Wednesday found the city was right to bar a teacher who wears a Muslim headscarf from teaching ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/10/2018 2:46 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Wednesday, 09 May 2018
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by Michael Curtis Are the Tsars out tonight? High in the sky the Tsars climb. For policy makers in Washington it is useful to compare two individuals who have risen in the Russian sky. On May  7, 2018 the 65 year old Vladimir V. Putin was sworn in as President of Russia for another six year term, ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/09/2018 5:06 AM by Michael Curtis
Tuesday, 08 May 2018
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Yet another indication of the falsity of the oft-repeated claim that jihad is waged, that caliphate is desired, by only a 'tinyminorityofextremists' who have, of course, 'nothingtodowithIslam". As reported  by Iffah Nur Arifah and Erwin Renaldi, for Australia's ABC, just the other day, on the basis ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/08/2018 6:26 PM by Christina McIntosh
Tuesday, 08 May 2018
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From France 24 and the French edition of The Local French women who’ve joined the Islamic State have been underestimated as just housewives by French authorities, a new report by the country’s Department of Justice concludes. As France searches for preventative solutions to the issue of home grown ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/08/2018 9:11 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Tuesday, 08 May 2018
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From Xinhua and the Latin American Herald Tribune  MADRID – Spanish police have arrested three Moroccan men on the Canary island of Tenerife suspected of having captured and sent a man to Syria to join the ranks of the Nusra Front terror organization. The ministry reported that the "fighter" ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/08/2018 4:25 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Monday, 07 May 2018
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by Andrew Harrod Whittemore House, Washington DC. At the 2018 Middle East Dialogue conference at Washington DC’s Whittemore House last month, George Mason University Professor Darrell Norman Burrell whitewashed Islamism and exaggerated Islam’s role in American culture. His “Islamophobia” lecture ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/07/2018 11:11 AM by Andrew Harrod
Monday, 07 May 2018
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by Hugh Fitzgerald Some time after my article on Khaled About El Fadl appeared in 2005, with its many links to his then-website www.scholarofthehouse.com, he apparently relinquished that domain name, and instead bought another. Now, if you click on www.scholarofthehouse.org (not .com), you will ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/07/2018 7:57 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
Sunday, 06 May 2018
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To Whitehall for the Day for Freedom.  Although the original plan when the rally was first announced was to march from Speakers Corner I decided to go straight to Whitehall. I came out of Westminster tube station, round the corner and straight into the Stand up to Racism counter demo. About 90-100 ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/06/2018 4:58 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Sunday, 06 May 2018
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by Michael Curtis Henry Morgenthau and President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1934 Saviors of the Jewish people appear from time to time. Purim is a holiday celebrating the saving of Jews from annilihation in the Persian Empire. The villian Haman, the royal vizier, wanted to destroy all the Jews in ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/06/2018 9:15 AM by Michael Curtis
Sunday, 06 May 2018
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Posted on 05/06/2018 3:49 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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