Christopher Hitchens

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Salon.com
Donald Trump thinks he’s a god. Even worse, his supporters agreeobedience from his subjects, and in this way he resembles the “celestial dictat
Donald Trump thinks he’s a god. Even worse, his supporters agree
Salon.com / Posted 17 hours ago
obedience from his subjects, and in this way he resembles the “celestial dictator” of Christianity (to quote the late Christopher Hitchens). Consider an exchange between Trump and Fox News’ Bret Baier during a Republican presidential debate.... Read more
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The Christian Post
Author Larry Taunton Denies Claim Atheist Christopher Hitchens 'Accepted God' Before DeathChristopher Hitchens, journalist and author of his new memoir "Hitch 22," poses
Author Larry Taunton Denies Claim Atheist Christopher Hitchens 'Accepted God' Before Death
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
Christopher Hitchens, journalist and author of his new memoir "Hitch 22," poses for a portrait outside his hotel in New York June 7, 2010. Already infamous for being the socialist who called Margaret Thatcher sexy and as the contrarian who loved... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Unlearned Historyunjust war. I have no particular stomach to hear an un-indicted Kissinger expla
Unlearned History
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
unjust war. I have no particular stomach to hear an un-indicted Kissinger explain himself again, recalling instead one of Christopher Hitchens' more sensible judgments: "Kissinger should have the door shut in his face by every decent person and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
A saint or sinner? The curious contradiction of Mother Teresaare far from the first to criticise the saint-in-waiting's works. The late, re
A saint or sinner? The curious contradiction of Mother Teresa
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
are far from the first to criticise the saint-in-waiting's works. The late, respected academic, historian and commentator Christopher Hitchens published The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory And Practice in 1995, two years before her... Read more
5d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)idea to believe in secular liberalism too.It’s quite fashionable these days to
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
idea to believe in secular liberalism too.It’s quite fashionable these days to put the boot into religion. Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris have all done so, each with great flourish and carnival.It’s also becoming increasingly... Read more
5d
The New Statesman
How the hunt for black holes causes a rift in physicsthis arresting and at times revelatory study. Chambers, James Burnham, Ronald R
How the hunt for black holes causes a rift in physics
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
this arresting and at times revelatory study. Chambers, James Burnham, Ronald Reagan, Norman Podhoretz, David Horowitz and Christopher Hitchens were different from one another in many ways, some of them quite fundamental. And yet, for each man, his... Read more
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The New Statesman
The left-wing firebrands who turned to the rightthis arresting and at times revelatory study. Chambers, James Burnham, Ronald R
The left-wing firebrands who turned to the right
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
this arresting and at times revelatory study. Chambers, James Burnham, Ronald Reagan, Norman Podhoretz, David Horowitz and Christopher Hitchens were different from one another in many ways, some of them quite fundamental. And yet, for each man, his... Read more
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Business Standard India
Senior moments for baby boomersunsexy, have been eloquently explored recently by Diana Athill (Somewhere Towar
Senior moments for baby boomers
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
unsexy, have been eloquently explored recently by Diana Athill (Somewhere Towards the End), Roger Angell (This Old Man) and Christopher Hitchens (Mortality), among others. Now that the baby boom generation, defined as those born between 1946 and... Read more
6d
Guardian Unlimited
Robert Crumb: ‘I was born weird'“Like Sam Shepard,” he snaps. “His work is just a seduction of women.” He has s
Robert Crumb: ‘I was born weird'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
“Like Sam Shepard,” he snaps. “His work is just a seduction of women.” He has said similar things about Martin Amis and Christopher Hitchens. In the 90s, his ascent to the high table of art began. A 1994 documentary by his friend and bandmate... Read more
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Daily Press
Being alone isn't the same as feeling lonely Senior living columntime. I dissolved into my books; no subject ignored. C. S. Lewis' profound fait
Being alone isn't the same as feeling lonely Senior living column
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
time. I dissolved into my books; no subject ignored. C. S. Lewis' profound faith and philosophy are as intriguing to me as Christopher Hitchens' atheism. I thrive on books that challenge me. I thrive on the gift of being alone. I am not along with... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Are female comics as funny as men? Great answers to a stupid questionof late to the party. The "debate" has its modern origins in a 2007 Vanity Fai
Are female comics as funny as men? Great answers to a stupid question
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
of late to the party. The "debate" has its modern origins in a 2007 Vanity Fair piece entitled "Why Women Aren't Funny" by Christopher Hitchens. (He had a follow-up a year later with "Why Women Still Don't Get It.") Since then, women in comedy... Read more
10d
Deseret News
Dying Christopher Hitchens considered Christianity, new book claimsBefore his death at 62, Christopher Hitchens, the uber-atheist and best-selling
Dying Christopher Hitchens considered Christianity, new book claims
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
Before his death at 62, Christopher Hitchens, the uber-atheist and best-selling author of “God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything,” considered becoming a Christian. That is the provocative claim of “The Faith of Christopher Hitchens: The... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking potwith marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking pot
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
with marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never tried it again." The late British writer Christopher Hitchens weighed in some years later, suggesting in a memoir that Clinton, who was at Oxford during the same... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking potwith marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking pot
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 10 days ago
with marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never tried it again." The late British writer Christopher Hitchens weighed in some years later, suggesting in a memoir that Clinton, who was at Oxford during the same... Read more
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10d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking potwith marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking pot
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
with marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never tried it again." The late British writer Christopher Hitchens weighed in some years later, suggesting in a memoir that Clinton, who was at Oxford during the same... Read more
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10d
KXLY-TV Spokane
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking potwith marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking pot
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
with marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never tried it again." The late British writer Christopher Hitchens weighed in some years later, suggesting in a memoir that Clinton, who was at Oxford during the same... Read more
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10d
KTVZ Bend
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking potwith marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking pot
KTVZ Bend / Posted 10 days ago
with marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never tried it again." The late British writer Christopher Hitchens weighed in some years later, suggesting in a memoir that Clinton, who was at Oxford during the same... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking potwith marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking pot
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 10 days ago
with marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never tried it again." The late British writer Christopher Hitchens weighed in some years later, suggesting in a memoir that Clinton, who was at Oxford during the same... Read more
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10d
KTUU Anchorage
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking potwith marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking pot
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 10 days ago
with marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never tried it again." The late British writer Christopher Hitchens weighed in some years later, suggesting in a memoir that Clinton, who was at Oxford during the same... Read more
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10d
KRCR TV Redding
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking potwith marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking pot
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 10 days ago
with marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never tried it again." The late British writer Christopher Hitchens weighed in some years later, suggesting in a memoir that Clinton, who was at Oxford during the same... Read more
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10d
News Channel 12 New Bern
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking potwith marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never
Presidents and politicians talk about smoking pot
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 days ago
with marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it and didn't inhale and never tried it again." The late British writer Christopher Hitchens weighed in some years later, suggesting in a memoir that Clinton, who was at Oxford during the same... Read more
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11d
The Christian Post
Renowned Atheist Christopher Hitchens Dies at 62World famous atheist Christopher Hitchens died Thursday from pneumonia, a compl
Renowned Atheist Christopher Hitchens Dies at 62
The Christian Post / Posted 11 days ago
World famous atheist Christopher Hitchens died Thursday from pneumonia, a complication resulting from his stage IV esophageal cancer. (Photo: Reuters / Mark Blinch)In this file photo, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair (L) and author... Read more
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11d
The Forward
The Inconvenient Truths of Anita Hill and Clarence Thomasdumbfounding reactions came from those members of the clubby British history an
The Inconvenient Truths of Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas
The Forward / Posted 11 days ago
dumbfounding reactions came from those members of the clubby British history and journalism fraternity like John Keegan and Christopher Hitchens, who accused Lipstadt of undermining Irving’s right to free speech. They were overlooking one awkward... Read more
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The Christian Post
Learning From Christopher Hitchens: Lessons Evangelicals Must Not MissThe death of Christopher Hitchens on December 15 was not unexpected, and that s
Learning From Christopher Hitchens: Lessons Evangelicals Must Not Miss
The Christian Post / Posted 12 days ago
The death of Christopher Hitchens on December 15 was not unexpected, and that seemed only to add to the tragedy. His fight against cancer had been lived, like almost every other aspect of his colorful life, in full public view. He had told numerous... Read more
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The Christian Post
Christopher Hitchens Might Be in HeavenChristopher Hitchens, the world’s most famously caustic atheist, is now dead.
Christopher Hitchens Might Be in Heaven
The Christian Post / Posted 12 days ago
Christopher Hitchens, the world’s most famously caustic atheist, is now dead. Hitchens expected this moment, of course, but he anticipated, wrongly, a blackness, a going out of consciousness forever. Many Christians today are sadly remarking on what... Read more
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The Christian Post
Atheist Christopher Hitchens Contemplated Conversion to Christianity, Author Larry Taunton SaysChristopher Hitchens, journalist and author of his new memoir "Hitch 22," poses
Atheist Christopher Hitchens Contemplated Conversion to Christianity, Author Larry Taunton Says
The Christian Post / Posted 12 days ago
Christopher Hitchens, journalist and author of his new memoir "Hitch 22," poses for a portrait outside his hotel in New York June 7, 2010. Already infamous for being the socialist who called Margaret Thatcher sexy and as the contrarian who loved... Read more
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The Irish Times
Can creative writing be taught? Irish authors give their answersfeatures such programmes as part of the curriculum. Everyone has a book in the
Can creative writing be taught? Irish authors give their answers
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
features such programmes as part of the curriculum. Everyone has a book in them, quipped the British journalist Christopher Hitchens, but in most cases that’s where it should stay. Opponents of creative writing programmes believe they... Read more
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Breitbart
Trevor Phillips, Architect of The Islamophobia Industry, Created Criminals Of Islam Critics And Scared People From Reporting Muslim Rape Gangs“a word created by fascists, and used by cowards, to manipulate morons.” A quot
Trevor Phillips, Architect of The Islamophobia Industry, Created Criminals Of Islam Critics And Scared People From Reporting Muslim Rape Gangs
Breitbart / Posted 17 days ago
“a word created by fascists, and used by cowards, to manipulate morons.” A quotation often misattributed to the late, great Christopher Hitchens. As head of the UK’s Commission for Racial Equality between 2003 and 2012, Mr Phillips famously had a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Welsh draggin'at the University of Sussex and (back again) dusty old Balliol. He must have be
Welsh draggin'
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
at the University of Sussex and (back again) dusty old Balliol. He must have been at that college with the likes of Christopher Hitchens. “Oh, yes, I knew Chris,” he says. “He was a bit younger than me. Of course, he was very left-wing... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
CIA chief Brennan would not carry out waterboarding torture for Trump or Cruzstatus in the discussion of torture whether by proponents, like Trump and Cruz,
CIA chief Brennan would not carry out waterboarding torture for Trump or Cruz
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 20 days ago
status in the discussion of torture whether by proponents, like Trump and Cruz, or opponents. The late journalist Christopher Hitchens, for example, had himself subjected to the practice for a Vanity Fair article. Famously, he wrote: “If... Read more
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Raw Story
Have an opinion about Bernie Sanders? Or Hillary Clinton? Or Donald Trump? Just shut up.of America and the future of the Supreme Court and the future of the world and
Have an opinion about Bernie Sanders? Or Hillary Clinton? Or Donald Trump? Just shut up.
Raw Story / Posted 22 days ago
of America and the future of the Supreme Court and the future of the world and the future of who gets to write for Slate. Christopher Hitchens is, mercifully, dead, so we don’t have to listen to his Spy Who Came in from the Cold paranoid nonsense... Read more
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Salon.com
Ted Cruz has plenty of company: Atheists tend to be more religiously tolerant than Christiansof Christian politicians and pundits appears to be shared by several prominent
Ted Cruz has plenty of company: Atheists tend to be more religiously tolerant than Christians
Salon.com / Posted 22 days ago
of Christian politicians and pundits appears to be shared by several prominent atheists like Sam Harris and the late Christopher Hitchens. For them and their followers, as for Trump and Cruz, radical Islam is best countered through jailing... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Apocalyptic upbringing: how I recovered from my terrifying evangelical childhoodcontrary – even my own – I read secular works by those who despised Christianit
Apocalyptic upbringing: how I recovered from my terrifying evangelical childhood
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 25 days ago
contrary – even my own – I read secular works by those who despised Christianity, such as Tom Robbins, Marquis de Sade and Christopher Hitchens. Then one evening in San Francisco in 2006, while watching the sun set over the Pacific Ocean, I... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Letters to the editorin the way of social progress (despite it being preached from the pulpit and ex
Letters to the editor
Sarnia Observer / Posted 26 days ago
in the way of social progress (despite it being preached from the pulpit and explicitly written in their holy book). As Christopher Hitchens so kindly offered when Tony Blair pointed out that it was inter-faith dialogue that reduced the tensions... Read more
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Times of Malta
Cracks in ‘Catholic Malta’led by a wave of high-profile, media-savvy figures including Richard Dawkins, N
Cracks in ‘Catholic Malta’
Times of Malta / Posted 26 days ago
led by a wave of high-profile, media-savvy figures including Richard Dawkins, Neil deGrasse Tyson and the late Christopher Hitchens, non-believers are also now more visible than they have ever been in the past. Often seen as a... Read more
27d
The Advocate
Danny Heitman’s 'At Random': For this oddball, an Easter poinsettiaAlways,” a new collection of pieces from The New Yorker’s Lillian Ross; “And Ye
Danny Heitman’s 'At Random': For this oddball, an Easter poinsettia
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
Always,” a new collection of pieces from The New Yorker’s Lillian Ross; “And Yet,” an assortment of essays by the late Christopher Hitchens; and “All the Light We Cannot See,” the acclaimed novel by Anthony Doerr. Despite the backlog, new... Read more
28d
The Advocate
For this oddball, an Easter poinsettiaAlways,” a new collection of pieces from The New Yorker’s Lillian Ross; “And Ye
For this oddball, an Easter poinsettia
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
Always,” a new collection of pieces from The New Yorker’s Lillian Ross; “And Yet,” an assortment of essays by the late Christopher Hitchens; and “All the Light We Cannot See,” the acclaimed novel by Anthony Doerr. Despite the backlog, new... Read more
28d
The Hendersonville Times-News
Trump is better than alternativesPaula Jones, Kathleen Willey and Juanita Broaddrick in TV ads, then nominate Tr
Trump is better than alternatives
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 28 days ago
Paula Jones, Kathleen Willey and Juanita Broaddrick in TV ads, then nominate Trump. In separate books, Barbara Olson and Christopher Hitchens alleged that Hillary Clinton personally hired private detectives to dig up dirt on the women who accused... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Hitler Couldn't Defeat Churchill, But Champagne Nearly Didhis life well over the overdraft and alcohol limit – though he is more bemused
Hitler Couldn't Defeat Churchill, But Champagne Nearly Did
KPBS San Diego / Posted 29 days ago
his life well over the overdraft and alcohol limit – though he is more bemused than judgmental. (Far more scathing is Christopher Hitchens, who, in an excellent essay for The Atlantic, compared the prodigal and overindulged Churchill of the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Hitler Couldn't Defeat Churchill, But Champagne Nearly Didhis life well over the overdraft and alcohol limit – though he is more bemused
Hitler Couldn't Defeat Churchill, But Champagne Nearly Did
KERA North Texas / Posted 29 days ago
his life well over the overdraft and alcohol limit – though he is more bemused than judgmental. (Far more scathing is Christopher Hitchens, who, in an excellent essay for The Atlantic, compared the prodigal and overindulged Churchill of the... Read more
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