- SlashdotMay 12 09:38 AM
v3rgEz writes: Outspoken atheist firebrand Christopher Hitchens was never one for understatement, and apparently the FBI took notice. A Freedom of Information request from investigative news site MuckRock has resulted in the release of his 19-page FBI file, including details such as how his interest in socialism in college sparked heightened monitoring when given a scholarship to come to the ...
- Irish ExaminerApr 30 06:38 PM
Peter Hitchens is a lightning rod for the right and someone who baulks at many of today’s received wisdoms so John Duggan couldn’t resist asking him what actually makes him happy.
- Time MagazineMay 06 08:27 AM
"The measure of a truly tolerant society is only seen in its most egregious provocations."
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 19 07:12 PM
By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional investigators have issued a subpoena demanding that former Clinton White House adviser Sidney Blumenthal testify next month before the House of Representatives committee investigating the 2012 attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya. The subpoena, a copy of which was made available to Reuters, demands that Blumenthal appear ...
- Salon.comMay 09 07:52 AM
For all their eloquence, New Atheists show little interest in understanding how believers really think or feel
- CBCP NewsMay 26 01:16 AM
MANILA, May 26, 2015—Heeding the call of the Second Plenary Council of the Philippines (PCP II), college students and young professionals nationwide are taking on the task of upholding the truth of the Catholic faith even as material comfort, pop culture, social media, pornography, and sex vie each for their attention. In an interview, JM [...]
- NPRApr 29 04:12 AM
Kurt Vonnegut once famously described book critics as donning armor to battle a hot fudge sundae. Jillian Tamaki takes on Harry Potter in SuperMutant Magic Academy , but she's tossing marshmallows.
- The Salt Lake TribuneMay 08 08:32 AM
George Pyle has been a newspaper writer in Kansas, Utah, Upstate New York, and now Utah again, for more than 30 years - most of it as an editorial writer and columnist.
12 worst ideas religion has unleashed on the world: Conflict, cruelty and suffering — not love and peaceSalon.comMay 19 03:22 AM
Our shared moral/spiritual core matters. But religion has also promoted some of the worst ideas humanity has known
- Smoky Mountain NewsApr 29 09:15 AM
In Withering Slights: The Bent Pin Collection (National Review Books, 2015, ISBN 978-0-9847650-3-4, 186 pages, $24.95), Florence King demonstrates once again why she remains, even in poor health, one of America’s most biting and genuinely funny social and political critics.
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