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I've written many times over the last decade and a half about that rare bird the "moderate Muslim". Surely one reason for his scarceness is that, whenever he pops his head above the parapet, he's hung out to dry by craven infidel politicians and bureaucrats, who on the whole find the admirably straightforward demands of your average firebreathing imam more congenial. Hence the pandering to returning Isis warriors: Mods vs Raqqa's - it's no contest. The latest examples are the headmistress and chairman of the board of governors of St Stephen's Primary School in Newham, East London. St Stephen, you'll recall, was the first Christian martyr, but observant Christians are thinner on the ground in today's Newham than they were in first-century ...
Terror trials and climate trials - and Steyn talks to The National Post:
Self-deporting dreamers, canine glass ceilings, and trial by ordeal
Steyn on control-freak "social media", a re-Talibanized Afghanistan, and an unvetted cabinet minister
Steyn on the memo - and what it means
The State of the Union: the speech - and what Trump's up against...
Steyn riffles through a potpourri of headlines, from the FISA memo to sharia courtesy of Australian taxpayers
Snapshots of a changing world, from Araby to England
Mark with Monday Mohammeds, transatlantic posteriors, and more
There was almost too much news these last 24 hours. Mark takes a tour of the headlines...
Steyn on stabbings, from Vermont to Ireland
Happy New Year to you. On the Eighth Day of Christmas the multiculti fetishists gave to us...
Happy New Year! In case you missed it, here's how the last twelve months looked to Mark...
An "Australian citizen" mows down pedestrians ...but don't worry, it's "not terror-related"
Ten quick thoughts on the hideously corrupted "Russia investigation"
Steyn's post-mortem on a bizarre Alabama senate race
Steyn on the "Russia investigation"
Steyn on nuptials, taxes, demography, downfalls, and a Congressional thug
Getting used to it - in Spain and Finland and Belgium ...and Buckingham Palace
Steyn on one of the most bizarre weeks in modern British history
Here is a news story that will make no sense whatsoever to anyone who is not Australian - and, indeed, shouldn't really make any sense even if you are Australian...
We're gonna need more Diversity Bollards...
The amazing persistence of a worthless dossier
Robert Mugabe, Goodwill Ambassador?
In the wake of police bungling in Nevada, the conspiracy theories spread...
One of the most agreeable features of Common Law used to be its lack of interest in so-called group rights. What mattered was the individual, equal before the law. But that was then and this is now...
Heading for the exits in England, East Germany, and Catalonia...
I had thought by last night we would know more about Stephen Craig Paddock. By now the usual social-media non-paper trail and petty-crime police records and mental-health issues should have emerged. Instead, nothing has - except some bizarrely distinctive details...
On Saturday night, at the end of a speech on immigration, I was asked by a lady in the audience about Sunday's impending election in Germany. She had met a young Teutonic chappie who said he was voting for Angela Merkel, and she couldn't understand why. And I said that Frau Merkel was certain to win the election, but what would be important to watch would be the respective strengths of the losing parties - and that AfD would do better than expected...
The internal contradictions of the rainbow coalition
Sixteen years after 9/11, a Mad Dog and his insufficient bark
He's no Dreamer: Mark on the sentimentalization of public policy
The respectable classes and their fetish for thuggery
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