The Iconoclast

Saturday, 10 June 2017
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by Michael Curtis A hundred years ago the British Government in the Balfour Declaration of November 2, 1917, the letter from Foreign Minister Arthur Balfour to Lord Rothschild, viewed “with favor the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.” Since then British enthusiasm ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/10/2017 4:23 AM by Michael Curtis
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Saturday, 10 June 2017
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From Muslim News and The Arab News The number of Muslim MPs elected to Parliament has risen to another record of 15, boosted by the sudden and unexpected resurgence in support for Labour under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. Votes by the Muslim community appear to have made a difference in the ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/10/2017 4:18 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 09 June 2017
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by Lt. Gen. Abakar M. Abdallah, Deborah Martin, Jerry Gordon Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno The government of Chad issued the following statement cutting diplomatic relations with Qatar. Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno has long been waiting for this moment. Qatar has hosted and supported ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/09/2017 7:12 PM by Lt. Gen. Abakar M. Abdallah, Deborah Martin, Jerry Gordon
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Friday, 09 June 2017
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From the Manchester Evening News and the Guardian A senior coroner praised the ‘truly unbelievable dignity and strength’ of bereaved families after he formerly (sic) opened inquests into the deaths of the 22 people killed in the Manchester Arena bomb atrocity . A poignant minute’s silence was ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/09/2017 3:42 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 09 June 2017
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As the advice of how to avoid scams and con tricks says - if something seems too good to be true, it probably is. And the prospect of a wipeout of the Labour party such that they became irrelevant and unelectable for the next 25 years (which would take me into my dotage) was just that. So if I could ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/09/2017 2:35 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 09 June 2017
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And who gave her a top-secret security clearance? Apparently she wanted to burn down the White House and run off to join the Taliban. Should this government contractor employing her lose its contract? Hope so.   ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/09/2017 6:55 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 09 June 2017
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Patrick Poole reports at PJM: Two Washington D.C. Metro police officers and a city worker were struck by a hit-and-run driver last night in the Adams-Morgan neighborhood. One officer was originally listed as critical, but has just been upgraded to serious. Two suspects are in custody, and a weapon ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/09/2017 5:36 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 08 June 2017
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The defendants had been getting away with it for 12 years. Detroit Free Press: A federal prosecutor dropped a bombshell in court Wednesday, telling a federal judge that the government estimates that as many as 100 girls may have had their genitals cut at the hands of a local doctor and her cohorts. Assistant ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/08/2017 4:37 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 07 June 2017
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It’s all falling apart for them. by Conrad Black The shield of denial and rejection that has insulated most of the Never-Trump coalition since election day is starting to disintegrate, as its lunacy becomes more apparent. Kathy Griffin is only the most recent example. Not since the last ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/07/2017 12:32 PM by Conrad Black
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Wednesday, 07 June 2017
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Wanstead is (was? - things change so quickly these days) a nice suburb of East London /Essex. From Walthamstow I used to aspire to Wanstead. From the East London Essex Guardian A NURSERY worker was stabbed on her way to work by three girls shouting “Allah will get you”, it has been claimed. The victim ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/07/2017 10:38 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 07 June 2017
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From the Daily Mail: The victim was walking down Wanstead High Street in north London when she was set upon by three girls and knifed, according to her boss.  It is believed that the victim was stabbed from behind as her attackers chanted 'Allah', however police are not treating it as a terrorist ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/07/2017 8:08 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 07 June 2017
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Westerners must wake up to the danger in our midst. by Theodore Dalrymple The Manchester suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, was the son of Libyan refugees to Britain. It has yet to be established whether he acted on his own or in concert with others, though it seems likely that, at the very least, ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/07/2017 4:53 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Wednesday, 07 June 2017
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AP:  TEHRAN, Iran — The Latest on attacks in Iran’s parliament building and the shrine of the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Iranian state TV says one of the attackers taking part in an assault on parliament has blown himself up. It says four attackers launched Wednesday’s ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/07/2017 4:32 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 06 June 2017
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From the London Evening Standard Exclusion zones will be set up  outside almost all of Tower Hamlet’s 75 polling stations to stop potential voter intimidation. All leave has been cancelled for Met police working in the borough so that each venue can have an officer stationed outside for Thursday's ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/06/2017 4:36 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 06 June 2017
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This particular jihadi attacked police officers in front of Notre Dame Cathedral and was shot and wounded. ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/06/2017 11:07 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 06 June 2017
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by Conrad Black The American withdrawal from the Paris Agreement to fight climate change came as the bunk about impeachment and collusion of the Trump campaign with the Kremlin dies down, and on a day when the United States moved to all-time stock market highs as measured by Dow-Jones, NASDAQ ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/06/2017 9:21 AM by Conrad Black
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Tuesday, 06 June 2017
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Even the arrests after each attack give comfort to the enemy, which can act with impunity even if known. by Theodore Dalrymple The only man I ever met whose ambition was to be a suicide bomber was an inmate at the British prison where I worked as a doctor in the 1990s and 2000s. He was a career ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/06/2017 8:11 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Tuesday, 06 June 2017
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Here is a quote: One heroic-cum-tragic exception was Malcolm Caldwell, a communist lecturer at the School of Oriental and African Studies who was such a fan of Pol Pot and his murderous regime that he went over to see it in person. He had a private interview with Pol Pot himself and was murdered ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/06/2017 7:42 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Tuesday, 06 June 2017
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by Hugh Fitzgerald Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour Party in the U.K., apparently is rising in the polls and has a chance to defeat Theresa May for Prime Minister in the upcoming elections. As we all know, Theresa May has been a disaster on the subject of Islam. She has insisted that the ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/06/2017 7:17 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 06 June 2017
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House Resolution on CICIG Conceals the Truth about Guatemala, Aids Violent Leftists by Steve Hecht CICIG Commissioner Iván Velásquez holds the ceremonial check from the US embassy in Guatemala, with Ambassador Todd Robinson on the right. (US Embassy) An unaudited UN commission, with the ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/06/2017 4:24 AM by Steve Hecht
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Monday, 05 June 2017
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Operation “Moked” June 5, 1967, shadow of Israeli Mirage fighter over destroyed Egyptian airfield  Today is the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Six Day War victory of Israel over the combined United Arab Republic forces - Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Iraq.  Israel’s preemptive air strike in the opening ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/05/2017 2:27 PM by Jerry Gordon
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Monday, 05 June 2017
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From the Barking and Dagenham Post Police have named two of the London Bridge terrorists as Barking residents Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane. Butt, a 27-year-old British citizen born in Pakistan, and Redouane, who claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan, both lived in the borough. Khuram ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/05/2017 1:25 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 05 June 2017
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Walid Phares urges western leaders to 'step forward' and tell the public, 'we are in a war' Kathryn Blackhurst writes in Lifezette: National security and foreign policy expert Walid Phares called on ordinary citizens, during an interview Monday on “The Laura Ingraham Show,” to form a “real resistance” ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/05/2017 1:09 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 05 June 2017
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See their website here. IAM supports the universal tradition of academic freedom that is an indispensable characteristic of higher education in Israel. At the same time, it is concerned by the activities of a small group of academics--sometimes described as revisionist historians or post-Zionists, ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/05/2017 11:57 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Monday, 05 June 2017
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by Friedrich Hansen Bohemia has two meanings: one particular, geographical, ethnic denoting the historically Protestant countryside surrounding Prague, and the other universal, denoting the decadent global liberal eco- jet set. The Parisians who created the term Bohemia around 1830 not accidently ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/05/2017 7:32 AM by Friedrich Hansen
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