The Iconoclast

Monday, 04 December 2017
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AP reports: The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries. The justices, with two dissenting votes, said Monday that the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/04/2017 3:47 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 03 December 2017
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 A feminist takes an unblinking look at gender repression in the Muslim world. Daphne Patai writes in City Journal. Islamic Gender Apartheid: Exposing a Veiled War Against Women, by Phyllis Chesler (New English Review Press, 462 pp., $29.99) Phyllis Chesler’s crucial early encounter with ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/03/2017 8:25 AM by NER
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Sunday, 03 December 2017
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Bob Price writes in Breitbart: The Trump Administration announced plans to pull the U.S. out of a United Nations pact on the handling of migrant and refugee situations. The announcement came from the U.S. mission to the United Nations. U.S. officials said the program is “inconsistent” with American ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/03/2017 7:28 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 02 December 2017
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There are too many post-secondary school students while the trades are under-served with recruits, both because they are unfashionable and because of the unions by Conrad Black Much of the advanced world is now creaking and groaning under the difficulty of finding useful employment or at least ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/02/2017 9:54 AM by Conrad Black
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Saturday, 02 December 2017
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Dr. Phyllis Chesler’s book is a reminder of what fighting for women actually means. Daniel Greenfield writes in Frontpage: America’s leading feminist is Linda Sarsour. The Islamist activist has praised Saudi Arabia’s treatment of women while touting Mohammed, whose sex slave habits ISIS had ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/02/2017 5:34 AM by NER
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Friday, 01 December 2017
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by Hugh Fitzgerald Ordinarily one may be wary of Mustafa Akyol, but in this article he cannot be faulted. Millions of Americans rushed to stores all across the United States Nov. 24 to take advantage of Black Friday, the day when most retailers offer promotional sales. Back in Turkey, some ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/01/2017 1:39 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 01 December 2017
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BLM is planning a boycott of businesses owned by white people.  Yet, prior to the civil rights movement shop owners placed "whites only" signs on their shop windows and black and white civil rights activists rallied against this.  Did people forget? Video here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/01/2017 7:40 AM by NER
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Friday, 01 December 2017
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I dearly wish that President Trump had tweeted this man and not Britain First. But what's done is done. Here is Tommy Robinson talking about the fall out from the powers that be.  Anti-Islamisation campaigner Tommy Robinson has slammed British Prime Minister Theresa May for her attack on President ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/01/2017 7:39 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 01 December 2017
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by Michael Curtis On the Banks of the old Raritan stands Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, with its 30 schools and colleges making it one of the top 25 public universities in the United States. Committed to academic inquiry and scholarship it is dedicated to principles and values of ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/01/2017 6:43 AM by Michael Curtis
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Friday, 01 December 2017
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Movers and Shakers  ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/01/2017 6:39 AM by NER
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Thursday, 30 November 2017
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Here is Katie Hopkins at David Horowitz's Restoration Weekend ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/30/2017 8:33 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 30 November 2017
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The Muslim population could triple in some European countries by 2050, with the UK projected to see one of the most rapid rises throughout the continent. A report entitled Europe's Growing Muslim Population said the percentage of Muslims making up the total population of Britain could rise from 9.7 ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/30/2017 1:57 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 29 November 2017
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As my good friend and colleague Christina put it  yesterday"An Australian Muslim with Somalian parents". Rather, "An Australia-born Muslim with immigrant Muslim parents". A young Somali-Australian accused of plotting an ISIS-inspired New Year's Eve attack on Melbourne was reportedly targeted by ASIO ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2017 1:39 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 29 November 2017
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The arrests, in London and Birmingham were reported in the press this morning, but this, in the Guardian, is the first report i have seen that confirms it to be Islamic terrorism.  Counter-terrorism officials believe they have foiled another plot to attack the UK with two men arrested by armed police ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2017 1:29 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 29 November 2017
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A BBC interview with two young single mothers takes for granted that society is to blame for their plight. by Theodore Dalrymple Recently, I had the painful experience of watching the BBC television evening news. I avoid television as much as possible, but I was in a friend’s house, and as ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2017 8:55 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Wednesday, 29 November 2017
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We need to recover distinctions, when it comes to sexual misconduct. by Conrad Black  The practice of instant, fierce, and quickly passing controversy seemed to come upon this country, not altogether coincidentally, with the rise of Donald Trump. The Billy Bush tape was clearly timed and ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2017 5:42 AM by Conrad Black
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Tuesday, 28 November 2017
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When Hindus imitate Muslims - shame on them. Fox News: Deepika Padukone, right, and director Sanjay Leela Bhansali attend the opening of the 13th annual Marrakech International Film Festival. (Reuters) A member of India's Hindu nationalist ruling party offered a $1.5 million bounty Sunday for ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/28/2017 7:38 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 28 November 2017
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Hatred gets a respectable cap and gown by Phyllis Chesler In 1969, I received my doctoral degree from the New School. In those days, few did. The expectations, the standards, were notoriously high. Founded by John Dewey and Thorstein Veblen, The New School hosted an eminent American and ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/28/2017 6:59 AM by Phyllis Chesler
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Tuesday, 28 November 2017
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by Hossein Khorram I briefly met Jason Reza Jorjani at the Asian Ball during the inaugural festivities on January 20, 2017. He was cordial and seemed reasonable, but as with many people one meets briefly at social functions, I knew nothing about him, his writings or his political activities. He ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/28/2017 4:29 AM by Hossein Khorram
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Tuesday, 28 November 2017
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From Islamic propaganda site 5 Pillaz The schools watchdog Ofsted has been voted UK Islamophobe of the Year. Ofsted won the dubious accolade at a ceremony organised by the Islamic Human Rights Commission in London on Sunday evening. That is the unsavoury outfit that organises the al quds offensive ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/28/2017 2:36 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 27 November 2017
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From the Brisbane Times. A man has been arrested after allegedly planning to carry out a terrorist attack with an automatic rifle at Melbourne's Federation Square on New Year's Eve this year. The 20-year-old man, who was arrested in Werribee on Monday afternoon, was allegedly planning to shoot ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/27/2017 4:53 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 27 November 2017
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Father Christmas gets about, and ISIS aspires to follow him, although not for the same good purpose of spreading good cheer. Yesterday it was London, Paris and German cities; today New York and the Vatican. From the Daily Mail. ISIS fanatics are sharing a disturbing propaganda image threatening an ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/27/2017 4:37 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 27 November 2017
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The boy, who hid a hammer and knife in his school bag and wrote a "martyrdom letter" after being radicalised online, was convicted of preparing for terrorist acts following a nine-day trial at Birmingham Crown Court. In total the teenager was convicted of five terror offences, which he had denied. At ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/27/2017 4:29 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 27 November 2017
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by Michael Curtis I've been convinced after thinking it through that the best thing for Saudi Arabia would be Israel. The figures on the chessboard of politics are forever changing with regard to each other. It is an agreeable surprise that for the first time a young Jewish woman is competing ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/27/2017 2:37 PM by Michael Curtis
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Monday, 27 November 2017
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by Matthew M. Hausman The media response to the vehicular terror attack in New York on Halloween gets high marks for political correctness, but failing grades for honesty and moral clarity. Both the mayor and governor of New York swiftly acknowledged it as an act of terrorism, but were equally ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/27/2017 10:22 AM by Matthew Hausman
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