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The Iconoclast

Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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Stop the presses. The printing or minting presses, the ones that turn out the greenbacks, the green stuff, the moolah, the dindi, the fric. Don't send a single promised sawbuck to the Slow Jihadists of Fatah. Which presidential candidate will say it first: not a dollar will be considered until the ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 4:25 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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"'...have thought a bit more about the historical treatment of the Serbs under that same Ottoman rule, and their understandable bitterness.' While normally in total agreement with this blog, the above line really bothers me. Being bitter about how your ancestors were treated is nonsensical. Never ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 4:16 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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Gateway Pundit: In the middle of America's Heartland an Islamic prayer tower rises complete with loudspeakers. (GP Photos)In the last decade 50,000 Bosnians have moved to St. Louis and many to the South City Bevo Mill neighborhood. St. Louis today is thought to hold the largest Bosnian population in ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 3:54 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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I am always ready - more than most people - to admit that I am wrong. I crave humble pie; it is my favourite dish. Sadly, I hardly ever get the chance to eat it. I truly envy those who are more prone to error. Now, at long last, I have the opportunity for contrition. I was wrong in a post I made on ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 3:43 PM by Mary Jackson
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Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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From the Midlands newspaper Express and Star. Campaigners have set up a crisis group to plan a fresh attack on proposals to build an £18 million mosque in Dudley. Malcolm Davis, former councillor for St James’ ward, says his phone has been ringing off the hook with residents complaining ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 3:11 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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From The Copenhagen Post The surprising participation of an eminent member of a large Muslim organisation, in a Hizb ut-Tahrir demonstration last Friday, has caused concern among MPs. In a press release last week, Kassem Ahmad, the spokesperson for the Islamic Society in Denmark, called for dialogue ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 2:51 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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The blogger "I-cite" has a post called "The Tense of Total War": Bush: “Which attack would they have hoped that we wouldn’t have prevented?” Subjunctive mood: Definition: The mood of a verb expressing wishes, stipulating demands, or making statements ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 12:30 PM by Mary Jackson
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Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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Roy Beck's immigration by the numbers is definitely worth watching. ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 9:29 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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The Scotsman (hat tip Refugee Resettlement Watch): ...Medical professionals in Scotland are being confronted with the complications and often horrible damage of FGM – both physical and mental. Today, a major two-day conference begins in Glasgow with the aim of finding ways of increasing public ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 9:15 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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To the English, a suburb is a place of semi-detached houses, mock Tudor, net curtains, quiet desperation, Volvos, garden gnomes and Hyacinth Bucket. French suburbs are different. They are full of rioting "youths". Youths of all ages. (English "youths", old and young, tend to live ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 9:03 AM by Mary Jackson
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Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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Close to where I used to live was a now defunct Indian Takeaway called Curry in a Hurry. This was no Veeraswamy. Edward, Prince of Wales, Charlie Chaplin and Marlon Brando almost certainly never visited. As the name suggests, it was quick and convenient; the portions were good, as was the price.   On ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 8:40 AM by Mary Jackson
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Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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There is a group -- call them the Guirardians -- that continues to believe that Americans can best defeat "terrorism" by reaching out to the "good Muslims," the "moderate Muslims," who must be constantly reassured of such things as that we know, we Americans know, that ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 7:27 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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Life is full of paradoxes. Bad things happen to good people, and good things happen to bad people. Clever people drink more but drinking makes people stupid. From the erudite and witty discussions that took place at the New English Review (British Division) Extraordinary General Meeting, I would have ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 7:26 AM by Mary Jackson
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Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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Among major world powers, both Russia and China are opposed to an independent Kosovo. Even within Europe there are nations that oppose this independence -- Spain -- and others where many are uneasy. It would have been politically possible for the American government to have thought a bit more about ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 7:08 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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Perhaps Napoleon was right, after all.    England is a nation of Muslim shopkeepers. "L'Angleterre est une nation de boutiquiers musulmans."   ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 6:45 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 19 February 2008
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It's business as usual. From The Telegraph: Hopes for a swift resolution to the diplomatic crisis between Russia and Britain were dented after the loyalist that Vladimir Putin has chosen to succeed him as president accused the British Council of espionage. Dmitry Medvedev, who is poised to be anointed ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2008 3:58 AM by Mary Jackson
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Monday, 18 February 2008
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=girhs_lAtJE ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2008 8:32 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 18 February 2008
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The Earth is Flat  --- because it says so in the Koran. (hat tip LGF) ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2008 6:54 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 18 February 2008
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In connection with our foreign intelligence collection authority, which House Democrats allowed to lapse over the weekend, one ill-advised compromise floated to solve the impasse is the Specter-Whitehouse amendment.  It would allow the various lawsuits over the telecommunications industry’s ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2008 5:11 PM by Andy McCarthy
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Monday, 18 February 2008
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"All across Europe, the new breed of right-wing populists are trying to revive their political fortunes by appealing to anti-Muslim prejudice."--quoted from The Observer How true. Such "right-wing populists" as Oriana Fallaci, for example. She managed remarkably well to keep her ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2008 3:37 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 18 February 2008
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"you do not show the Western European countries a practicable, feasible, realistic way out of our problems. Defining the problem and crying out against the tenets of Islam is one thing (and a prerequisite), solving it is quite another - and it's the harder part. Sending them away en masse is not ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2008 3:22 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 18 February 2008
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"Hugh Fitzgerald rhetorically counsels us to 'react with dislike, or even intense dislike' to Muslims who consciously follow Islam. Sorry, but I reserve my "intense dislike" for things like stopped-up toilets, my mother-in-law, or lame movies like The Hottie and the Nottie. Surely, a ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2008 3:12 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 18 February 2008
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A little more about this total nincompoop Bob Lambert, formerly -- thank god -- of the "Muslim Contact Unit" can be found in a Guardian article written by someone who is himself a non-stop apologist for Islam, and Muslim causes (as the Lesser Jihad against Israel) but who, in quoting ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2008 2:10 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 18 February 2008
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Parviz Khan not only spoke openly about his plotting in front of his young children, but actively groomed them to take part.--from this news article Notice the prayer-bruise in the middle of the forehead (which, for pious Muslims, replaces the pineal gland that the Cartesian French may flaunt). ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2008 1:30 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 18 February 2008
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On 6 August, 1821, the diarist Charles Greville wrote: For ever be this day accursed which has been to me the bitterest of my existence. The particulars will remain too deeply engraved on my memory to need being written down here. In 1836, re-reading the manuscript, he added a marginal note: The ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2008 12:57 PM by Mary Jackson
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