The Iconoclast

Thursday, 23 November 2017
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"The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth" (1914) By Jennie A. Brownscombe ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/23/2017 5:15 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 23 November 2017
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The transition from one dictator to another is met with false cheers from his court. by Theodore Dalrymple We need more often to be reminded than informed, said Doctor Johnson, and if anyone needed to be reminded of how fragile and temporary the exercise of power is, and how changeable are ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/23/2017 4:41 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017
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by Theodore Dalrymple A cocktail party is an odd place, perhaps, to discuss the rule of law, but I have no small talk and neither had my interlocutor. Our views on this subject were, fortunately for the flow of conversation, somewhat at variance. My interlocutor asked me whether I believed ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/22/2017 6:08 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017
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Her view of ‘what happened,’ and of what America needs in the future, could not be more wrong. by Conrad Black The American political community has not taken adequate notice of Hillary Clinton’s book What Happened (the title is not posed as a question). It was generally panned when it came ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/22/2017 4:51 AM by Conrad Black
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Tuesday, 21 November 2017
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From the German edition of The Local German police on Tuesday arrested six Syrian refugees suspected of preparing a terror attack in the name of the Islamic State jihadist group, prosecutors said. The suspects, aged 20 to 28, were detained in dawn raids that saw some 500 police officers swoop ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/21/2017 1:26 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 21 November 2017
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by Phyllis Chesler Golbarg Bashi is in the news for her children’s book “P is for Palestine,” which has been described an anti-Semitic and anti-Jewish screed addressed to children. Believe it or not, Bashi and I go way back. In August of 2013, a publicist was arranging interviews for me ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/21/2017 8:20 AM by Phyllis Chesler
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Tuesday, 21 November 2017
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From the Independent and Nigerian newspaper The Vanguard At least 50 people have died after a suicide bomber struck a Nigeria mosque as worshippers arrived for morning prayers in one of the deadliest attacks in the region in years, police said. The attack in northeastern Adamawa state was carried ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/21/2017 4:58 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 20 November 2017
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From the French edition of The Local and Russia Today French authorities will stop Muslims from praying in a street north of Paris, the country's interior minister said on Sunday, after a series of protests by lawmakers and locals over what they view as an unacceptable use of public space. "They ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/20/2017 5:56 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 20 November 2017
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by Hugh Fitzgerald Finally, there is the argument, from toponyms, of a Muslim presence in America before there was a United States. Here John Hamed, Jr. descends into the absurd: “Islam was here even before there was a U.S.A. There are more than 500 places in the U.S. today with clearly Islamic ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/20/2017 5:05 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 19 November 2017
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From the Sunday Times and the Mail on Sunday Muslim girls wearing the hijab in primary school will be asked why by inspectors. The reason they give will then be written in schools reports amid fears girls are being forced by their parents.  The chief inspector of schools, Amanda Spielman, announced ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2017 5:41 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 19 November 2017
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A French academic has suggested creating a Muslim state within France in order to prevent a civil war.  The problem of a state within the state usually ends with either a break up of the state or warfare ending with one set of laws dominating. Such schemes as proposed by Professor de Moliner will not ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2017 4:56 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 19 November 2017
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The Canadian media has failed in its coverage of the biggest political news in the world in many years. Trump is the most effective U.S. president since Reagan by Conrad Black It is distressing to read and listen to the nonsense in the Canadian media about Donald Trump. It is too early to ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2017 4:40 AM by Conrad Black
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Sunday, 19 November 2017
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by Theodore Dalrymple If there were one word that we should expunge from the political lexicon, it would be “cowardly.” This is not because there are no acts or deeds to which it can rightly be applied, but because our politicians and officials have lost the ability to use it aptly. They fail ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2017 4:20 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Saturday, 18 November 2017
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by Michael Curtis The meaningful, if unstated, question is whether the Beatles, the enormously sucessful rock band formed in Liverpool, northern England in 1960, can save William Gladstone, the British politician and leader of the Liberal Party who served as prime minister for 12 years in non-consecutive ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/18/2017 8:44 AM by Michael Curtis
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Friday, 17 November 2017
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Prof. Phyllis Chesler's new book should be renamed "J'Accuse." And that accusation should be aimed at Islamist apartheid as well as at the Western feminists who justify or ignore it. Rochel Sylvetsky writes in Israel National News: It takes courage – although Prof. Phyllis Chesler probably ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/17/2017 5:48 AM by NER
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Friday, 17 November 2017
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by A.J. Caschetta The Taylor Force Act (TFA) passed the House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously on Wednesday and is expected to pass the full house with wide bipartisan support. The Taylor Force Act marks a noble and long overdue departure from the “anything goes” attitude ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/17/2017 5:22 AM by A.J. Caschetta
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Thursday, 16 November 2017
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Bruce Bawer writes in PJ Media: (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) Phyllis Chesler's new collection of articles, Islamic Gender Apartheid: Exposing a Veiled War against Woman, is shot through with a notes-from-the-front-lines urgency and a righteous rage. The earliest of these pieces date back to ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/16/2017 7:49 AM by NER
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Thursday, 16 November 2017
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I'm afraid I don't have pictures of everyone there. Notable NER authors missing in the pictures below are James Como, G. Murphy Donovan and Evelyn Hooven. It was held at the beautiful and spacious home of Nahma Sandrow and William Meyers The food was delicious. Catered by Pini Ben-Ari of Olive ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/16/2017 5:35 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 15 November 2017
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by Michael Curtis That face, that face, that wonderful face. It shines, it glows, all over the place. Who would have thought that this face was the contenance of a Hollywood siren who was also a brilliant scientist whose invention helped pave the way for present day Wifi, GPS, and Bluetooth? We ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/15/2017 10:16 AM by Michael Curtis
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Wednesday, 15 November 2017
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by Hugh Fitzgerald “It’s not just about sexual violence. For some students it’s just another way for Europeans to gang up against a prominent Muslim intellectual. We must protect Muslim students who believe and trust in him, and protect that trust.” The statement by Eugene Rogan, director ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/15/2017 8:05 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 15 November 2017
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It has the trappings of a partisan hit job. by Conrad Black It is hard not to look upon the Roy Moore imbroglio as another well-timed hit-job from a familiar and well-practiced source — the same people who thought they had destroyed the Trump campaign by releasing the Billy Bush tape from ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/15/2017 6:27 AM by Conrad Black
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Tuesday, 14 November 2017
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by Michael Curtis One of the most popular arias in the opera catalogue, sung by the licentious Duke of Mantua in Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto is the tenor song, La donna a mobile. Its opening, qual piuma al vento ( woman is fickle like a feather in the wind) , is a cynical masculine put down sung ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2017 6:34 AM by Michael Curtis
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Tuesday, 14 November 2017
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There is a HUGE problem with the coverage that Poland's Independence day has received in Israel and in the wider west. The usual far-left media, the same media that lies NON STOP about Israel and calls almost any patriotic movement "far-right" has decided to portray 60,000 Poles with flags as Nazis. ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2017 5:03 AM by Brian of London
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Monday, 13 November 2017
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Ever the defiant indicted war criminal President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan arrived in Uganda for a three day state visit.  This despite Uganda being a signatory of the Treaty of Rome that founded the International Criminal Court implemented in 2002 and two outstanding International Criminal Court arrest ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/13/2017 9:27 PM by Lt. General Abakar M. Abdallah, Jerome B. Gordon and Deborah P. Martin
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