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The Iconoclast

Monday, 29 September 2008
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In a passage from James Bruce, Travels to Discover The Source of the Nile, the intrepid explorer who in Scotland would later become known as "The Abyssinian" recounts some advice he received from Adelan, a local sheik he encountered at Aira, a village 3 1/2 miles from Sennaar:  "Shekh," said ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/29/2008 2:37 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 29 September 2008
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On the subject of moving alcohol around Tescos I was in there the other afternoon. I was feeling a bit glum but I managed to resist the dubious temptation of a large bottle of own brand value gin for £6.54. ($12.07) I am not a huge fan of gin but there have been times in my life when it has featured. For ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/29/2008 1:39 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 29 September 2008
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Foolish Western tourists, who insisted on travelling to unguarded parts of Muslim lands, simply because they felt like seeing this or that, have after nearly a week been rescued from their local kidanppers,  by German and Italian Special Forces, at great expense.  Egyptian soldiers were ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/29/2008 11:23 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 29 September 2008
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Bath for baby with aluminium bottom. Lady with large chest for sale. Air hostess seeks new position on ground. ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/29/2008 9:40 AM by Mary Jackson
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Monday, 29 September 2008
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Posted on 09/29/2008 9:06 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 29 September 2008
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  "[Mr. Ahmad’s]  claim for racial discrimination, victimisation and harassment..."  [from this article]   Here is a chance for an English court to state firmly that beliefs do not constitute a race, and that the invocation of "racial discrimination" will ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/29/2008 9:00 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 29 September 2008
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The Western world should not discourage the deepening divide between Sunni and Shi'a within the Camp of Islam despite the hopes of the Bush Administration that the Shia and Sunni will put aside their differences and settle down to create a unified and prosperous Iraq. Clever propagandists, ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/29/2008 8:44 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 29 September 2008
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Why deprive yourself of the pleasure of Tina Fey doing imitations of Sarah Palin for four more years?  ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/29/2008 8:43 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 29 September 2008
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Mary writes about the Employment Tribunal. My experience of Employment Tribunals is that they are Byzantine in their operation. Employers complain that they are weighted in favour of the employee, employees that they are weighted in favour of the company.  Some reform would not go amiss ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/29/2008 8:17 AM by Esmerelda WEatherwax
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Monday, 29 September 2008
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In case any readers need a reason to vote Conservative - I don't - the Tories intend to tackle employment tribunals, thereby clamping down on hijabbed lawfare. From the London Evening Standard: Britain's employment tribunal system will be radically overhauled by the next Tory government in ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/29/2008 7:39 AM by Mary Jackson
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Monday, 29 September 2008
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From The BBC. Ramadan Day 28. A suicide attack east of the Algerian capital, Algiers, has killed three people and injured another six, the state news agency has reported. The attack took place at Dellys, about 100km (60 miles) east of Algiers on Sunday, APS news agency said. Reports said a suicide ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/29/2008 5:46 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 29 September 2008
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Rosh Hashanah the Jewish New Year begins at sunset tonight, a period of 10 days which concludes with Yom Kippur. I wish you all a good year. I have had to look this up but I read that Rosh Hashanah, like Passover and Easter in the spring is a moveable feast which can begin between 5th September 5th ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/29/2008 5:28 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 28 September 2008
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Andrew Bostom posted Geert Wilders' speech of the 25th in New York in full here. The following are excerpts: ...A total of fifty-four million Muslims now live in Europe. San Diego University recently calculated that a staggering 25 percent of the population in Europe will be Muslim just 12 years ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/28/2008 8:51 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 28 September 2008
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by Policywatcher: Oh Henry at the battle of the Bail Out The Bail Out, the Bail Out Henry at the battle of the Bail Out While the banks came tumbling down. You may talk about your men of Lehmans You may brag about your men of AIG There's none like good old Henry And the battle to keep the ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/28/2008 5:23 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 28 September 2008
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From The Sunday Telegraph this evening.  Islamic extremists have warned of a wave of reprisals over a controversial book about the Prophet Mohammed after the home of its publisher was firebombed. Hardline clerics said that further attacks would be "inevitable" if publication of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/28/2008 5:22 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 28 September 2008
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Jerusalem Post: American elementary and high school textbooks contain many "gross misrepresentations" of Judaism, Christianity and Israel, according to a book-length study released this week by the San Francisco-based Institute for Jewish and Community Research. "It is shocking to discover ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/28/2008 3:47 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 28 September 2008
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5q8sDA-OUYY   ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/28/2008 2:27 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 28 September 2008
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IPT: DALLAS – After two days of background, prosecutors in the Hamas-support trial against five former officials at the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development (HLF) got to the heart of their case Thursday, presenting evidence that the charity was the fundraising arm of a vast Muslim Brotherhood ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/28/2008 2:16 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 28 September 2008
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Geert Wilders has been in the United States, speaking about the Muslim threat, in Western Europe. that is the Jihad conducted primarily by means of demographic conquest. He has been soberly grim as he attempts to explain the situation to Americans, those he now thinks of as the last country that may ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/28/2008 1:47 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 28 September 2008
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This is from several news sources (h/t Awsti) Afghanistan's most senior woman police officer has been shot dead by the Taliban at her home in Kandahar. Malalai Kakar, a mother of six in her late 30s, was ambushed by gunmen as she left her home to drive to work. She was killed by wounds to the head ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/28/2008 1:07 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 28 September 2008
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  How did this particular world-threatening economic crisis begin? It began when Franklin D. Raines, the first “black to head a Fortune 500 “ company, left the Clinton White House where he had been X and became head of Fannie Mae.   Franklin Raines is now most famous for his ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/28/2008 12:41 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 28 September 2008
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As well as being quite unreasonably good looking: and by all accounts a good egg - just the one, not fifty - Paul Newman could actually act. In fact, I don't recall him in any bad films. But I missed this one. From The Sunday Times: Marlon Brando was mesmeric in A Streetcar Named Desire and James ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/28/2008 7:39 AM by Mary Jackson
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Sunday, 28 September 2008
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Posted on 09/28/2008 7:30 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 28 September 2008
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by their families, The Sunday Telegraph can reveal. A charity which runs a national helpline on forced marriage and "honour"-based crimes, Karma Nirvana, revealed that in one incident a nine-year-old girl from a Pakistani family in the east Midlands was taken into council care after her ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/28/2008 7:05 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 28 September 2008
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Come, ye thankful people, come, Raise the song of harvest home; All is safely gathered in, Ere the winter storms begin.  Harvest Festival today in our church. I took the first photo below in Norfolk last month when the cereal harvest was well under way. I took the second photo this ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/28/2008 6:44 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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