The Iconoclast

Wednesday, 22 February 2017
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And although caught out in her brazen practice of grand-scale welfare fraud, and convicted, she is getting a mere slap on the wrist.  One may note that she had a "mosque marriage" that was not registered with Australian officialdom; and one wonders just how much of that is going on, and how many other ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/22/2017 10:26 PM by Christina McIntosh
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017
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This bloke - who used to run an Islamic bookshop in one of Brisbane's southern suburbs, so any idea that he didn't really understand Islam, or wasn't a real Muslim, gets blown out of the water straightaway - is already doing time in prison for having sent money to the jihad outfit, Jabhat al-Nusra, ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/22/2017 9:03 PM by Christina McIntosh
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017
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The media are indeed playing a harmful role. by Conrad Black What is utterly astonishing about the fierce contest between the national media and President Trump is that the media do not realize how despised they are by most Americans, and how richly, as a group (which contains many individual ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/22/2017 5:04 AM by Conrad Black
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017
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by Hugh Fitzgerald Recently, parents in Summerville, South Carolina became aware that their sixth-grade children were being taught about Islam in school. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with learning something of value about Islam. It was what, and how, they were being taught that some found ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/22/2017 4:56 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 21 February 2017
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by Michael Curtis In olden days good authors once used accurate language, now anything goes. It is no secret that President Donald Trump watches TV news and sometimes issues confusing statements based on information from programs he sees. At his campaign style rally in Melbourne, Florida on February ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/21/2017 1:56 PM by Michael Curtis
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Tuesday, 21 February 2017
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Utter incompetance on the part of House Democrats. Luke Rosiak writes in the Daily Caller: Rogue congressional staffers took $100,000 from an Iraqi politician while they had administrator-level access to the House of Representatives’ computer network, according to court documents examined by The ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/21/2017 10:52 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 21 February 2017
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by Gary Fouse Since much of my writing concerns the craziness going on in our universities, I spend a lot of time reading reports from such blogs as Campus Watch, College Reform, The College Fix, and Legal Insurrection to name a few. In addition to cross-posting items of interest, I often go ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/21/2017 7:06 AM by Gary Fouse
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Monday, 20 February 2017
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From the London Evening Standard Police stormed addresses across London and arrested the males – aged between 15 and 19 – on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts.The Metropolitan Police did not specify if the arrests were in connection with Islamic State, but said they “relate to plans ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/20/2017 5:10 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 20 February 2017
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Monday, 20 February 2017
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From the Oldham Evening Chronicle ANTI-terrorism chiefs have been passed a secret report by Oldham Council into allegations of a "Trojan Horse" attempt to take over a local primary school. Town hall bosses investigated complaints from Trish O'Donnell, head teacher at Clarksfield Primary School, reported ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/20/2017 2:10 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 20 February 2017
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by Michael Curtis Donald J. Trump is not easy to define with exact unadorned precision. Like Shakespeare’s Cassius, he is fresh of spirit and resolve, to meet all perils very constantly. His universe is not a paradise of inner tranquility, but one of active decision making. Lacking a fixed ideological ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/20/2017 1:15 PM by Michael Curtis
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Monday, 20 February 2017
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by Hugh Fitzgerald A site called “Bells and Whistles” published this article that is worth examining in detail, as it is indicative of certain prevailing assumptions. American Muslims do not seem to carry with them the deep seeded [sic for “seated”] hatred of peace which you argue is systemic ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/20/2017 6:43 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 20 February 2017
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As reported by Sarah Hawke for the ABC.   http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-20/man-denied-bail-over-alleged-stabbing-murder-of-wife/8287080 'Man Denied Bail Over Alleged Stabbing Murder of Wife in Parramatta.' 'A man (that is, a Muslim man - CM) charged with the stabbing murder of his wife ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/20/2017 6:08 AM by Christina McIntosh
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Monday, 20 February 2017
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by Theodore Dalrymple Public life has never been more public than it is today, and the lives of famous people are examined as never before. Gone are the days when a President’s polio or marital infidelities were passed over in silence by a compliant press corps. A rhinoceros hide is required ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/20/2017 5:09 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Sunday, 19 February 2017
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by Nidra Poller [The women’s march  excerpts] The self-appointed female nation, outraged by the words and deeds of the new president, took to the streets on the 21st of January, the day after the inauguration. Protestors marched in a compact mass estimated at 700,000 to a million in Washington ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2017 12:31 PM by Nidra Poller
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Sunday, 19 February 2017
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by Friedrich Hansen Is it permissible to compare Russia with the US, as Trump has done recently? Well he just parodied the liberal fondness of moral relativism and equivocation – the kind of “reality check” which is core business of President Donald Trump piercing the carapace of liberal self-righteousness ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2017 10:16 AM by NER
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Sunday, 19 February 2017
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by Michael Curtis Everyone is familiar with the continuing search for a comprehensive and fair settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. For seventy years, discussion of and proposals for a solution have emerged from both acknowledged partisans and well-meaning onlookers. Lately, President ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2017 9:15 AM by Michael Curtis
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Sunday, 19 February 2017
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From the Sunday Times, About Manchester. and the Mail on Sunday  Fears of a new “Trojan Horse” Islamic plot to take over a state school in Oldham have been raised by its head teacher, who says she has been concerned for her personal safety... has been forced to work from home by death threats from ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2017 4:47 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 18 February 2017
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by Hugh Fitzgerald In Part I, I reviewed the propaganda war conducted by the American government during the Cold War, and lamented the lack of such a campaign against the forces of Jihad today. I discussed the need to reprint in full, and with a critical commentary appended, the Qur’an, and also ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2017 8:16 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 18 February 2017
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by Conrad Black Last Monday I had a most enjoyable dinner with two men that have been friends since we all met at high school in Toronto in 1960. We have met intermittently ever since those days and it is always very agreeable. This time, we were advised in advance by the now foreign participant ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2017 7:53 AM by Conrad Black
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Saturday, 18 February 2017
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poemsong, in memory of Leonard Cohen by David Solway   I travelled to the orient                                          Am, Em Where the earnest seekers went                           C, Em To search for wisdom, search for truth—                Am, Em   The illusions of our youth                                      ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2017 5:46 AM by David Solway
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Saturday, 18 February 2017
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by Kenneth Timmerman So Vice Admiral Robert Harward is now out of the running for National Security Advisor, reportedly because he insisted on bringing in his own staff. But whoever is named to replace LTG Michael Flynn must bring their own staff into the National Security Council. Why? Because ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2017 5:34 AM by Kenneth Timmerman
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Saturday, 18 February 2017
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As reported for the ABC by Jane Norman and Caitlyn Gribbin. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-11/islamic-state-fighter-khaled-sharrouf-stripped-of-citizenship/8262268 "Islamic State Fighter Khaled Sharrouf Becomes First to Lose Citizenship Under Anti-Terror Laws." That should be "Counter-Jihad ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2017 12:15 AM by Christina McIntosh
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Friday, 17 February 2017
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It is quite instructive to compare the bleached-of-all-detail report that appeared online at our national news outlet's website, with the reports published by the "Herald-Sun" and by the Melbourne "Age". First, the ABC's Karen Percy. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-16/man-charged-after-fire-at-springvale-bank/8278218 "Man ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/17/2017 10:30 PM by Christina McIntosh
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Friday, 17 February 2017
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by Jerry Gordon Israeli PM Netanyahu and President Trump at White House joint press conference, February 15, 2017   Find out what the significance of the “new era’ may be for Israel  with the Netanyahu – Trump Alliance. Listen to another of the periodic International Middle East ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/17/2017 2:10 PM by Jerry Gordon
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