The Iconoclast

Wednesday, 08 March 2017
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by Jerry Gordon and Mike Bates Dr. Walid Phares, Trump Campaign Foreign Policy Adviser Fox News National Security and Foreign Policy Expert Dr. Walid Phares was the Middle East and Foreign Affairs consultant to the Trump Campaign and national security and foreign policy expert at FoxNews.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/08/2017 7:17 AM by Mike Bates and Jerry Gordon
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Wednesday, 08 March 2017
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by Conrad Black The frenzy of the Never Trump movement becomes more demented every week. This last weekend, former national-intelligence director James Clapper (no friend of Donald Trump) said that there had been no evidence of any collusion between Trump people and any Russians when, after months ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/08/2017 6:52 AM by Conrad Black
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Wednesday, 08 March 2017
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by Michael Curtis On Monday March 6, 2017 President Donald Trump signed a revised executive order suspending his refugee program and entry into the U.S. from six countries. This suspension of entries for 120 days was explained as eliminating vulnerabilities that radical Islamic terrorists can ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/08/2017 5:09 AM by Michael Curtis
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Tuesday, 07 March 2017
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They belong to a group known as the "United Patriots Front" who are not known for temperance or subtlety.   Some background, to know why these three blokes have been hauled into court and accused of "religious vilification". Early in October 2015, after the Bendigo town council had - in the teeth ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/07/2017 10:22 PM by Christina McIntosh
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Tuesday, 07 March 2017
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This one appeared just the other day.  Within the past week or two we have had three articles appear in the ABC's online outlet that deal with the nascent resistance to Islam.  A woefully inaccurate report on a Britain First demo in provincial England; an article about some people in Australia who were ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/07/2017 3:37 PM by Christina McIntosh
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Tuesday, 07 March 2017
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Tuesday, 07 March 2017
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by Hugh Fitzgerald One of the ways to avoid thinking about the ideology of Islam – what its texts contain, how those texts explain the attitudes toward non-Muslims, and the behavior of Muslims over the past 1400 years – is to focus on the Feelgood. By Feelgood I mean those heartwarming stories ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/07/2017 9:36 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 07 March 2017
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It is unclear whether any of these techniques requires a court order, but I suspect not.  WikiLeaks Press Release: Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named "Vault 7" by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/07/2017 8:35 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 07 March 2017
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Revealing graphic here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/07/2017 8:06 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 07 March 2017
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by David P. Gontar "The Owl of Minerva Takes Wing Only with the Coming of Dusk" --  Hegel What has happened to the sturdy realism of philosophy? The tidy array of perceived objects celebrated by Bertrand Russell and G.E. Moore in the early 20th century has vanished in vertiginous swirls of ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/07/2017 7:25 AM by David P. Gontar
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Tuesday, 07 March 2017
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In a previous posting I reproduced, and discussed, a "report" presented by the Europe correspondent for Australia's ABC (our national broadcaster), James Glenday, which included what purported to be a description of something that happened at a rally held by "Britain First" in Telford.  In that account ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/07/2017 6:34 AM by Christina McIntosh
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Monday, 06 March 2017
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Now, the particular group on which the ABC's James Glenday chooses to focus - I observe that he ignores Tommy Robinson and PEGIDA UK, and ignores Paul Weston and Liberty Great Britain - may or may not be connected with actual 'neo-nazism' (there is no sign of any such connection, in the article itself!), but ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/06/2017 7:27 PM by Christina McIntosh
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Monday, 06 March 2017
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From Associated Press via US News VIENNA (AP) — Austrian government officials are criticizing a recommendation by the country's Islamic leaders that Muslim women wear a headscarf with the onset of puberty. Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, who also is the country's integration minister, says the ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/06/2017 9:11 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 06 March 2017
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by Conrad Black I have received and gratefully replied to a great many messages, all favourable, about my column here last week criticizing House of Commons Motion 103. This initiative, unofficially supported by the government, falsely claims that Parliament can and must "quell ... a rising climate ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/06/2017 5:16 AM by Conrad Black
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Sunday, 05 March 2017
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by Michael Curtis In his BBC broadcast of October 1, 1939 Winston Churchill spoke of Russia as "a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma."  His words have often been quoted, but the remaining words of his sentence are less familiar. Churchill continued, "Perhaps there is a key. That key ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/05/2017 7:40 AM by Michael Curtis
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Sunday, 05 March 2017
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As reported by Israel National News earlier this week.  The initial report of the incident, here. http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/225926 "Terrorist Breaks Into Home, Stabs Civilian, and is Shot Dead. 'Israeli Lightly Wounded in Har Hevron when terrorist breaks into his home ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/05/2017 6:33 AM by Christina Mcintosh
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Sunday, 05 March 2017
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From the Mail on Sunday and the Sunday Times A major new study has revealed terror attacks in the UK have more than tripled in the last five years.  The shocking report also reveals that Islamist-related offences have doubled in the last five years, while the rate of beheadings and stabbings has ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/05/2017 3:16 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 04 March 2017
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As reported by Emily Piesse for the ABC today.   http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-05/perth-mother-worried-after-husband-visa-application-rejected/8326112 "Perth Man Kamran Ashraf Ordered to Return to Pakistan Before Birth of Second Child". That should be - "Perth-Resident Muslim Man Kamran ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/04/2017 11:42 PM by Christina McIntosh
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Saturday, 04 March 2017
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From the Swedish edition of The Local and Breitbart A report commissioned by Sweden's Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) to look into the influence of the Islamist organization the Muslim Brotherhood in the country has sparked debate, with a number of researchers disputing the methodology used and ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/04/2017 4:54 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 04 March 2017
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by Walid Phares USAToday and CNN posted pieces focusing on “who in the Trump campaign met with the Russian ambassador.” Among the advisors from the Trump campaign they had an interest in was - yours truly. Somehow - probably assuming that since I was at the Republican Convention in Cleveland ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/04/2017 7:52 AM by Walid Phares
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Saturday, 04 March 2017
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by Gary Fouse As I watch Democrats like Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer crying that Jeff Sessions should resign as attorney general over his testimony before Congress, I ask myself, "Where were these two when Eric Holder was committing perjury multiple times before Congress during  the Operation ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/04/2017 5:06 AM by Gary Fouse
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Friday, 03 March 2017
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The Trump Administration spearhead of the ideological war against Radical Islamic Jihadism is Dr. Sebastian Gorka, Deputy Assistant to President Trump and member of the White House Strategic Initiatives Group. He has recently surfaced as spokesperson for the Administration on this and related issues ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/03/2017 4:47 PM by Mike Bates and Jerry Gordon
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Friday, 03 March 2017
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Birmingham City Council is to reassure schools that they are free to ban pupils from wearing Islamic headscarves, after its equalities chief was criticised for trying to force a headteacher to allow a four-year-old to wear the hijab. John Clancy, the Labour leader of the council, said Waseem Zaffar, ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/03/2017 4:02 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 03 March 2017
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More on Sweden from Katie Hopkins in the Daily Mail There's been a complaint about my first report from Sweden. A reader is very angry because I suggested the child raped by a 45-year-old migrant (posing as an unaccompanied minor) was 14. In fact, he was 12. This is the state of liberalism ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/03/2017 8:47 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 03 March 2017
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From Politico and the Daily Express Authorities dispatched police reinforcements to Antwerp’s central station Friday after a video emerged identifying it as the target of a possible terror attack, The video, discovered by a U.S.-based counter-terrorism expert, shows an unidentified man walking ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/03/2017 7:46 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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