December 16th, 2011 01:49 pm    2 comments

CHRISTOPHER HITCHINS PASSED AWAY; RUSSIANS MOVE IN FOR THE KILL AT THE UN; SEIF SEIFUDDIN HOISTED IN HIS OWN PETARD;

December 16, 2011 – Christopher Hitchins, arguably the world’s most visible atheist, passed away yesterday after yielding his life to the depredations of a very hostile pneumonia occasioned by terminal esophageal cancer.  While Hitchins impressed me with his erudition and eristic talents, he left me somewhat cold when it came to his fulminations about Iraq and…