Merry Christmas! Mr. Hitchens

    I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interréd with their bones; So let it be with Caesar. – William Shakespeare (HT: Bardweb.net) We are admonished by the wise to speak no evil of the dead. Christopher Hitchens, however, described the beatification of Mother Theresa as “a great day for parasites” and | Read More »

    Merry Christmas! Mr. Hitchens

    I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interréd with their bones; So let it be with Caesar. – William Shakespeare (HT: Bardweb.net) We are admonished by the wise to speak no evil of the dead. Christopher Hitchens, however, described the beatification of Mother Theresa as “a great day for parasites” and | Read More »

    “The Voice of Reason is Small, but Very Persistent”

    Although our ruling class and its subsidiary in the presumptuously self-positioned intellectual-media class seem unable to understand or deliberately unwilling to acknowledge the essence of the current radically decentralized (1) but very large contrarian movement, an overarching sense…actually an urgent plea… for “reasonableness” is fundamental to the movement’s soul for anyone willing to look past the thin and embarrassingly disingenuous popular media portrayal.  History…even the | Read More »

    Michael Totten on the Chris Hitchens Syrian Nazi story.

    (Via Protein Wisdom) There are two things about Michael Totten that make his account of Chris Hitchens versus the Syrian Nazis of interest: He’s an on-site reporter for that region for several years now, with a well-deserved reputation of being a straight shooter who reports what he sees as well as what he’s told; He was actually there. So read the whole thing. It will | Read More »

    I wondered if he cried out to God for help

    Apparently Christopher Hitchens got into some trouble with some Syrians, and the story has supposedly been confirmed. Here is the blog post that started the reports. At the invitation of Hariri-Saudi group, Hitchens is visiting Lebanon. A source sent me this: “I dont know if you find this as news worthy or not, but Christopher Hitchens is currently in Beirut sponsored by the same group | Read More »

    Sarah Palin’s War on Science

    http://www.slate.com/id/2203120/ Dear Mr. Hitchens, You are a twit. “Sarah Palin’s War on Science. The GOP ticket’s appalling contempt for knowledge and learning” should more aptly be named ‘Christopher Hitchen’s appalling contempt for knowledge and understanding”. The fear her religion drives in you is stunning especially considering you have never met the woman to discuss her actual views. And you are a world renowned writer??? Buck | Read More »