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The Iconoclast

Monday, 18 August 2008
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Do you remember when the world was younger? Do you remember when we were younger than we are now? Do you, like me, remember growing up in more innocent times – in times less fraught and difficult than they seem to us to be now? Well, you are probably wrong, but if you do remember things that way ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/18/2008 8:03 AM by John Joyce
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Monday, 18 August 2008
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It is claimed that a proposed Muslim wedding contract gives women equal rights with men.  At Pajamas Media today I express scepticism.   Islam can only be reformed by confronting the Koran itself. Anything less must be viewed with suspicion.   Chick below for more:   ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/18/2008 4:40 AM by Mary Jackson
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Monday, 18 August 2008
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Excerpt from "Eccentric Lives and Peculiar Notions" by John Michell: Amanda Feilding lives in a charming flat looking over London's river with her companion, Joey Mellen, and their infant son, Rock. She is a successful painter, and she and Joey have an art gallery in a fashionable street ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/18/2008 12:19 AM by Artemis Gordon Glidden
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Sunday, 17 August 2008
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On this day, August 17th, in 1947, Muslim troops and rioters continued their murderous rampage through the countryside surrounding Lahore, Pakistan.  Following the instructions of the holy, holy Qur’an, they killed the non-Muslims wherever they found them. Here is a summary of the day’s ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/17/2008 10:17 PM by Artemis Gordon Glidden
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Sunday, 17 August 2008
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Aug. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Democrat Barack Obama met with billionaire oilman T. Boone Pickens today and said the two will address how the country can look past political differences to unify around a comprehensive energy policy. (...) Pickens, 80, unveiled a national energy plan last month that relies ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/17/2008 8:34 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 17 August 2008
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlp9RCgA8zo&feature=related ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/17/2008 3:38 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 17 August 2008
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Woody Allen (Alan Konigsberg) is quoted in this essay by Lennard Davis (hat tip: Arts & Letters): I think that had I been better educated, I could write poetry, because a writer of comedy has some of that equipment to begin with. You’re dealing with nuance and ear and meter, and one ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/17/2008 3:27 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 17 August 2008
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From MEMRI:  In his August 4, 2008 column in the liberal Arab e-journal Elaph, Saudi columnist Saleh Al-Rashed argued that the Gulf states should urge the West to attack Iran before it acquires nuclear weapons. Following are excerpts from the column: "'One cannot avoid the inevitable' ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/17/2008 3:20 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 17 August 2008
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AFP (with thanks to Alan): Turkey and Iran need more time to finalise a  major natural gas deal, President Abdullah Gul said Saturday, playing down reports that US pressure on Turkey to abandon the project is behind the delay.     "We would have liked to move ahead with the ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/17/2008 1:49 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 17 August 2008
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by Jerry Gordon I was one of several bloggers on an extraordinary call from the combat zone in Georgia  with intrepid journalist Koba Liklikadze (“Koba”) of  Radio Free Europe- Radio Liberty (RFE-RL) network courtesy of the Heritage Foundation arranged by One Jerusalem. ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/17/2008 10:13 AM by NER
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Sunday, 17 August 2008
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJuLp5oyhGc&feature=related ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/17/2008 8:59 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 17 August 2008
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Recently, to the embarrassment of Tory leader David Cameron, a Conservative think tank concluded that the north of England has no raison d’être, and northerners should move to the south.   As a northerner who did move to the south, I can see both sides. Lancastrians have never needed ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/17/2008 5:03 AM by Mary Jackson
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Sunday, 17 August 2008
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"You Take the Highroad" but "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You" www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9W6Jwblm_M ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/17/2008 1:25 AM by Artemis Gordon Glidden
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Sunday, 17 August 2008
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On this day, August 16th, in 2000, the Taliban ordered the closing of “widow’s bakeries” in Afghanistan.  Here is a summary of that day’s action from the Feminist Majority Foundation: In yet another attempt to enforce its brutal system of gender apartheid, the Taliban militia ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/17/2008 12:42 AM by Artemis Gordon Glidden
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Saturday, 16 August 2008
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The airstrike that was done in response to terror attacks. Outrageous. WND has details. ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/16/2008 8:41 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 16 August 2008
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MEMRI: On August 9, 2008 a member of the Islamist forum Al-Boraq proposed poisoning the water systems of major European cities. The forum member began his message by reminding "monotheists [i.e. Muslims] who yearn to support the Prophet" that Ramadan is coming, and explained that poisoning ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/16/2008 8:22 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 16 August 2008
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Posted on 08/16/2008 7:14 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 16 August 2008
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Hillsborough, N.C. — Many of Mohammed Taheri-azar's victims have recovered from their injuries, but they are still dealing with emotional problems more than two years after he drove a rented Jeep into a UNC-Chapel Hill gathering place.... Taheri-azar pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to nine counts ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/16/2008 5:23 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 16 August 2008
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Contrary to popular belief, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who died last week at 89, told the world nothing that it did not already know, or could not already have known, about the Soviet Union and the Communist system. Information about their true nature was available from the very first, including photographic ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/16/2008 10:57 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Saturday, 16 August 2008
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That is to say, when fighting has stopped, and things quiet down, and those who have become sudden scholars of the Caucasus also quiet down, so that then a handful, a true batch, of those who have manfully endured or "outboyed" the "riot" of commentary  -- ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/16/2008 9:55 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 16 August 2008
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Somewhere over the rainbow, that's where. And where to you go to weigh a whale? In England, but not America, you go to a whale-weigh station. In yesterday's Spectator, a journalist (I forget who) wrote that a project of some kind was "under weigh". I thought this at best old fashioned ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/16/2008 7:53 AM by Mary Jackson
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Saturday, 16 August 2008
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Posted on 08/16/2008 7:27 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 16 August 2008
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I am insufficiently knowledgeable about Georgian history and politics to argue against John's post below. I hope, however, that "bandit state" refers to the leadership and not the people. I have visited Georgia and fell in love with the country, the people, the music, the churches and the ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/16/2008 7:19 AM by Mary Jackson
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Saturday, 16 August 2008
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The world looks on and says such things as ‘poor little Georgia’, ‘nasty great big bully Russia’ and ‘how can they?’ That, however, is to wilfully, and deliberately, misunderstand the current situation in the Caucuses. There can be no question but that Georgia under ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/16/2008 6:12 AM by John Joyce
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Saturday, 16 August 2008
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I spotted this little article over at Science Daily. This is a follow up to mine of 28:vii:’08. “Ancient Olympiads were more like the modern PGA golf circuit than the amateur ideal advanced for most of the 20th century,” says Hugh Ming Lee, a professor of classics at the University ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/16/2008 6:08 AM by John Joyce
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