Randex

Monday 11 August 2014
Paul Krugman, New York Times

…much worse than it really is. We’re living in an Ayn Rand novel, they insist. (No, we aren’t.) We have more than a hundred different welfare programs, they tell us, which are wasting vast sums on…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 10 Aug 2014
Steve McIntyre, Galveston Daily News

…election. It was loosely based on a fantasy Ayn Rand novel and its heroic job creators and the worthless takers…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Aug 2014
Rachel Nolan, New York Times - The 6th Floor

Traditionally, libertarianism was even more of a bastion of white males than the Republican Party — in part because its feeders were the male-dominated habitats of laissez-faire economics, sci-fi, survivalism and video games. (The acolytes of the libertarian writer and Objectivist philosopher Ayn Rand were and are primarily young men.)

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Aug 2014
Daniel M. Ryan, Enter Stage Right

…of disguise potential, it’s right up there with Atlas Shrugged’s world-moving hero being indistinguishable from a go-nowhere prole. The altcoin jungle, perilous as it is, allows you to “go Galt” in a…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Aug 2014
David Manel, SB Nation - Bucs Dugout

Howard Roark’s Revenge.” These teams are sharing production, but they’re not producing much.

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Aug 2014
Sunday 10 August 2014
Bill Moss, Hendersonville Lightning

Thirty-two people turned out for the convention, which featured tables stocked with campaign material on everything from gun rights to marijuana to taxes to Ayn Rand’s books.

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 10 Aug 2014
Willtwain, Daily Kos

Ron Paul adores Ayn Rand and named Rand after her. Rand is a chip off the old block. This fact alone proves the cynical nature of Rand’s push to become president and…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 10 Aug 2014
Thomas Frank, Salon

…unraveling of the middle class itself. Now, you can blame the risible, Ayn Rand-reading Tea Party types for this if you like, and you can also blame the George W. Bush Administration. They both deserve it. But sooner or…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 10 Aug 2014
William L. Holahan and Charles O. Kroncke, St. Petersburg Times (FL)

…understanding seems to be missing. Often citing Ayn Rand, they favor limiting the role of government to keeping the peace and protecting property rights. They trivialize public policy: “Let the market…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 08 Aug 2014
Kavya Ram Mohan, The Hindu (India)

…active. The street is significant to author Ayn Rand, as this is where she met Frank O'Connor again, who she went on to marry. Ayn Rand Ayn Rand was a famous American writer and philosopher…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 10 Aug 2014
Saturday 09 August 2014
David J. Climenhaga, rabble.ca

…earnest young stormtroopers recite passages from Ayn Rand to each other and discuss the need for Canadians to be able to sell their kidneys. Upstairs at these affairs, meanwhile, the grownups meet with…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 10 Aug 2014
Curtis Tate, Sacramento Bee

…Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas. Silicon Valley has some Ayn Rand fans, as well. Paul, a libertarian who mounted multiple bids for the presidency, collected more than $1.4 million from tech-sector donors. “The…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 09 Aug 2014