The Iconoclast

Monday, 23 July 2018
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by Hugh Fitzgerald The Guardian again: Basking Ridge is governed by a five-person elected committee, which meets in a repurposed Tudor-style mansion. (It previously belonged to John Jacob Astor VI, an American aristocrat whose father perished on the Titanic.) One evening last year, I attended ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/23/2018 7:16 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
Monday, 23 July 2018
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by Michael Curtis Two coins in the fountain of the historical analysis of Italy's role in the Holocaust jostle for which one will be blessed. It remains controversial which one will be granted. The familiar and prevalent view is a positive one of the "good," benevolent  and generous Italians, ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/23/2018 5:18 AM by Michael Curtis
Sunday, 22 July 2018
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No dirty dossier, no FISA warrant.  Hat tip to Daniel Mallock for the photo. Democrats want perpetual enmity toward Russia because they were once head of the Soviet Union, the communist/socialist bloc which opposed us ideologically and attempted to export the revolution, hence the need for containment ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/22/2018 7:45 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Sunday, 22 July 2018
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by Hugh Fitzgerald Here’s a story that earlier this year was being presented as a morality tale, where a good-hearted Muslim, Mr. Mohammad Ali Chaudry, wanted nothing more than to play by the rules in applying for permission to build a mosque, and was opposed by a town full of anti-Muslim bigots. ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/22/2018 7:23 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
Saturday, 21 July 2018
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You’ll all remember the anti-free speech story from a week or so ago. The one about the nasty, horrible, ill-mannered louts and sluttish females all of whom support President Trump and the Free Tommy Robinson campaign who surrounded and abused a London bus driver simply because she was a Mohammedan ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/21/2018 4:07 PM by John M. Joyce
Saturday, 21 July 2018
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Or so his father told told SPIEGEL TV. I don't want to trivialise the trials and tribulations of those who genuinely have mental problems, or the grief seeing a loved one suffer so can cause their family. But it seems to afflict too many of this sudden attack syndrome from an Islamic background. I'll ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/21/2018 12:16 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Saturday, 21 July 2018
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by Michael Curtis How are the mighty fallen. For centuries the Ottoman Empire was a powerful state, multinational and multilingual,  controlling much of southeast Europe, western Asia, and North Africa. One amusing sign of its significance was the exchange of letters, envoys, and goods  between ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/21/2018 6:09 AM by Michael Curtis
Friday, 20 July 2018
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NER Contributing Editor Daniel Mallock was interviewed recently on Steel on Steel internet radio. This is an interesting and informative discussion between Mallock and the show's excellent host, John Loeffler, about the ongoing political and cultural crisis in the United States. The interview is ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/20/2018 9:25 PM by NER
Friday, 20 July 2018
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From Sky News A man who plotted a knife attack on MPs and police in Westminster has been handed three life sentences. Khalid Ali, 28, was arrested in Parliament Square last April by armed police who found him in possession of three knives. Police had been watching Ali since he returned from Afghanistan ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/20/2018 1:42 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Friday, 20 July 2018
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From the Irish Journal; not that the Irish press are any less PC and vague than their British colleagues - it's a Europe thing. SEVERAL PEOPLE (14 according to the BBC) HAVE been injured in an assault by a man wielding a knife on a bus in northern Germany, police and witnesses said. The packed ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/20/2018 9:43 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Friday, 20 July 2018
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A disturbing story from Australia; and perhaps the most disturbing aspect of this story is the slap on the wrist received by the husband and/ or the utter incompetence of whoever had the job of a/ interrogating the husband (and I would have included an interrogation of his entire extended family, wherever ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/20/2018 6:35 AM by Christina McIntosh
Friday, 20 July 2018
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by Gary Fouse Rumors are buzzing around Washington this week that Lisa Page, the ex-paramour of disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok, was much more forthcoming than Strzok when she spoke with a Congressional panel last week behind closed doors. This is leading to speculation that Page may cut a deal ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/20/2018 4:49 AM by Gary Fouse
Thursday, 19 July 2018
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        Our very own Daniel Mallock's New York Times Bestseller, Agony and Eloquence: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and a World of Revolution, is currently on sale through Bookbub this week. You can get the Kindle edition for $1.20 or other electronic formats for $1.99. Fantastic book! ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/19/2018 1:24 PM by New English Review
Thursday, 19 July 2018
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The arrest of Christian activists in or from Lebanon is a targeted political move to intimidate and deter Lebanese Christian activists Lebanese Cardinal Bechara Rai, center, patriarch of the Maronite Catholic Church, Archbishop Paul N. Sayah, left, vicar general of the Maronite Catholic Church, ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/19/2018 1:23 PM by Rebecca Bynum
Thursday, 19 July 2018
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by Conrad Black The response to the Helsinki meeting has been so extreme on all sides that questions about the maturity, stability, and intelligence of the entire American political community are incited and require some act of faith to deal with positively. Earlier U.S. presidents created shock ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/19/2018 11:44 AM by Conrad Black
Thursday, 19 July 2018
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by David Solway Recently, my wife and I received an invitation from a respected friend to attend an event in support of the beleaguered Yazidi community of northern Iraq, now suffering under the predatory onslaught of ISIL and other Islamic groups. Soliciting a contribution of several thousand ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/19/2018 5:03 AM by David Solway
Wednesday, 18 July 2018
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by David Solway I recently participated in an email chain with conservative writers and thinkers on the inexhaustible subject of Donald Trump. Some of my correspondents, while supporting Trump as a political champion, regretted his "coarseness." He is, they alleged, rather too crude and rough ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/18/2018 12:50 PM by David Solway
Wednesday, 18 July 2018
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by Conrad Black When the cant and emotionalism subside, the Helsinki summit will go down in history as a turning point in this American president’s struggle to disembowel the bipartisan regime of complacency and lassitude he successfully ran against. It may also be a modest inflection point in ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/18/2018 12:03 PM by Conrad Black
Wednesday, 18 July 2018
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Stephen Lennon's (aka Tommy Robinson) appeal against committal to prison and a sentence of 13 months imprisonment for Contempt of Court was heard at the Royal Courts of Justice this morning. Some supporters were present in the public gallery, and outside; others of us followed the live feed of the Independent ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/18/2018 8:35 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Tuesday, 17 July 2018
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From the Independent, the furthest left leaning of all Britian's left-leaning national newspapers and a small section from the Municipal Journal (before their paywall comes up) the management magazine for Local Authorities. The government received information detailing the extent of grooming gang ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/17/2018 2:34 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Tuesday, 17 July 2018
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From Ex Patica France on Monday expelled a radical Islamic preacher to Algeria after his release from prison, where he became a mentor to at least two jihadis who carried out deadly attacks on a satirical newspaper and a Jewish supermarket in January 2015, officials said. Djamel Beghal was given ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/17/2018 5:19 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Monday, 16 July 2018
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by Michael Curtis The snowflakes continued on July 10, 2018 in New York City though the temperature was 90 degrees. About fifty of the usual suspects defied the heat to protest outside the Joyce Theater on the opening night performance of the Tel Aviv Bathsheva Dance Company which is generally ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/16/2018 8:16 AM by Michael Curtis
Sunday, 15 July 2018
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Fraught political landscapes have created considerable uncertainty as to who may be leading some of Canada's NATO allies come September by Conrad Black It is high summer and vacation time, including for me, as this will be my last column here until Labour Day. It is hard not to wonder what ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/15/2018 9:45 AM by Conrad Black
Sunday, 15 July 2018
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by Hugh Fitzgerald When Prime Minister Netanyahu made his YouTube video on June 10, offering to help the Iranians with their water problem, it was a masterstroke. For he accomplished several things at once. First, he reminded the Iranians that Israel has no quarrel with them, but only with ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/15/2018 7:03 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
Saturday, 14 July 2018
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Compare and contrast yesterday numerous anti-Trump demonstrations (just in London - so as to compare like with like - Scotland really is another country, and I'm never sure about Sheffield) with today Welcome Trump and Free Tommy Yesterday numerous groups descended on several locations in central ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/14/2018 11:03 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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