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The Iconoclast

Wednesday, 08 October 2008
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In the hands of the BBC this could have been a cheery little piece about women drivers ho, ho, and/or respecting cultural differences. But from The Telegraph there is a different emphasis. A car designed specifically for women, with electronic parking aids and a jack making it easier to change ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/08/2008 4:16 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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It was always the case that a certain level of force could hold down the violence in Iraq, but when that force is lifted, will violence break out again? Of course it will. The only real surprise is that both Senators Obama and McCain will be surprised. To the question, "what don't I know and how ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 10:04 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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1) Still nothing, NOTHING about immigration. 2) Both flunked the foreign policy test. Neither showed the slightest glimmer of understanding Islam. 3) Both talked a lot about energy independence and did so in terms of both national security (reducing revenue for jihad) and concern for global warming. ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 9:50 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Pohqr_8ZPo&feature=related ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 6:42 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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Much has been made of Sarah Palin and certain keywords triggering certain responses, but when it comes to answering tricky questions, can any of the candidates compete with Einstein? ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 5:56 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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Jihadis need not be "recruited." They can "recruit" themselves. Mohammad "Mike" Hawash was an Intel engineer, very successful, earning $360,000 a year. He had married an American, had three children, appeared completely "integrated." Then he began ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 5:30 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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I'm trying to write do this post without using the a letter E fifth letter thing in the alphabet thingy. Oh bugger sod this for a lark. In 1969 Georges Perec wrote a three-hundred page novel, La Disparition, without using the letter e. I can't even write a single sentence. The novel was translated ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 4:18 PM by Mary Jackson
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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by Hugh Fitzgerald (Oct. 2008)   One of the staples of coverage of Israeli leaders over the past several decades has been to consistently rely on a Homeric epithet, or at least to imply such an epithet, in describing them. That epithet is “tough-minded.” And the epithet appears most ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 2:33 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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“. . . idly wondered if among those churches-transformed-into-mosques any had been Methodist.” ponders Hugh in this post.  When Lowry painted the scene below in Clitheroe Lancashire 80 years ago the building on the right was the Mount Zion Methodist Church. Once the Medina Islamic ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 12:49 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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Al Jolson ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 9:31 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgZhoGWJVyk&feature=related ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 9:23 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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  Churches and synagogues in the West  -- their congregations dwindling because of loss of faith or loss of faithful in the neighborhood -- have been turned into mosques, from Brixton to Brooklyn, from Queenstown to Queens. Having just run across what John Wesley, founder of Methodism, ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 9:10 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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Islam as a political system is getting harder and harder for the mainstream media to ignore. New Duranty: JAKARTA — In a sign of its growing prominence, Indonesia’s Council of Ulemas moved its headquarters from the basement of a major mosque here into an expensive new office tower ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 7:41 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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Sarah Palin may use ugly non-words like "preferenced", doggone it, but at least it's fairly clear what she means. Home Secretary Jacqui Smith, on the other hand, said: "We are not legislating now on the basis that we are bringing it in now for something that might happen in the future. ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 5:18 AM by Mary Jackson
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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I wasn't  particularly looking for a job. I already have one and it keeps me busy enough. But a job came looking for me through the email. Perhaps it's a good one, but it's hard to tell: Dear  Job Seeker Due to converge of our mutual interests within the boundaries of the employment process, ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 4:53 AM by Mary Jackson
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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This is interesting from The Hindu. NEW DELHI: Evidence is mounting that recruiters for Islamist terror groups have targeted the information technology and engineering sectors, in a successful effort to give India’s jihadist movement a quantum jump in skills and ideological focus. Most of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 3:27 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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I haven’t been posting here about the incident in the Dayton Mosque which has given rise to headlines like “Nursery gassed at Ohio Mosque” although it has been covered elsewhere. Today the local paper reports that the canister of pepper spray was found, not near the mosque, but actually ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 2:56 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 07 October 2008
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From The Yorkshire Post A PAIR of West Yorkshire teenagers discussed spying on and then blowing up members of the British National Party after downloading a terrorist manual on how to make bombs, a court has heard. Former school friends Waris Ali and Dabeer Hussain, (they live in Dewsbury not so far ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2008 1:50 AM by Esmerelda WEatherwax
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Monday, 06 October 2008
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On October 6th, 1981, president Anwar al-Sadat of Egypt was assassinated by his own troops during a military parade.  Nine other people in the stands were killed by the assassins. Sadat took part in the 1952 coup that overthrew King Farouk, which was partly motivated by the defeat of the Egyptians ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/06/2008 10:54 PM by Artemis Gordon Glidden
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Monday, 06 October 2008
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I read the following and initially assumed it was PLO, that is "Palestinian," propaganda. That it is, of course, but it also a UN document. "The Eid festival, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, is traditionally a time of celebration. However, the 1.5 million ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/06/2008 10:39 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 06 October 2008
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Die jüngste “palästinensische“ Beschwerde dreht sich darum, dass Israel nicht jeden einzelnen „Palästinenser“ aus dem Gazastreifen lässt, der – um Gottes Willen aus praktischen Gründen – erstklassige Behandlung haben will – in israelischen ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/06/2008 8:50 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 06 October 2008
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Pat Condell was not banned from YouTube but suspended pending. The pending is now pent and he's back with his video "Welcome to Saudi Britain":     Condell has released another video in the last week called "Stop Sharia law in Britain": In many ways Condell still ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/06/2008 6:52 PM by Mary Jackson
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Monday, 06 October 2008
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iyu6WD0VJ2I&feature=related ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/06/2008 5:26 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 06 October 2008
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  Excerpts from an interview by Scott Pelley with the unnamed head of the Delta Force team given the task of finding and killing Osama bin Laden that appeared on 60 Minutes (October 5, 2008):   “The Delta team had only about 50 men. So the mission would depend on the Afghan militia ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/06/2008 5:21 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 06 October 2008
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Posted on 10/06/2008 5:07 PM by Mary Jackson
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