Randex

Monday 01 September 2014
Nicholas C. Arguimbau, Countercurrents.org

…the Republican Party, which as a practical matter is the controlling party today, “is divided between the ‘hope America fails’ Republicans, who appear to actively want joblessness to rise to seek political gain, and the radical Republicans who adore Ayn Rand, like Paul and Ryan, who favor extremist economic policies that would make America fail .” Budowsky, “ July 4 Infamy: Republicans Try to Destroy…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Sep 2014
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John Binder, The Hayride

“It is the basic, metaphysical fact of man’s nature—the connection between his survival and his use of reason—that capitalism recognizes and protects.” -Ayn Rand, Philosopher.

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Sep 2014
Scott Meslow, The Week

Atlas Shrugged: Part III, the third and final entry in the low-grossing Atlas Shrugged trilogy, which exists in defiance of the free market’s will.

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Sep 2014
Jon Morse, SB Nation - Bring on the Cats

…the word “vanilla” was used, and Skretta dropped an Atlas Shrugged reference.

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Sep 2014
Stan Rezaee, Digital Journal

…go up against Andrew Ryan. It also gave admires of Ayn Rand a better way of explaining the philosophy of Objectivism (why read Atlas Shrugged when you could go against Big Daddy). The iOS port won’t wow…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Sep 2014
Sunday 31 August 2014
Malaysiakini

“When you see that men get richer by graft and pull than by work, and your laws don’t protect you against them, but protect them against you. When you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming self-sacrifice, you may know that your society is doomed.“ - Ayn Rand.

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Sep 2014
San Jose Mercury News

…tech industry labs and cubicles where creative energy and Ayn Rand individualism reign. The social problems that are accelerating in this century are easy to make invisible when there is enough wealth to shut…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Aug 2014
Dave Skretta, News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)

“That was just a minimal portion” of the offense,“ said Snyder, whose systems are famously complex, and whose playbooks are known to be roughly as thick as "Atlas Shrugged.”

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Aug 2014
Hanna Kozlowska, New York Times - Op-Talk

Over at Gawker, Hamilton Nolan had harsher words for Mr. Barro and fellow recliners.

“Yes, you could recline your seat, legally; but that would make you a selfish, antisocial monster,” Mr. Nolan writes. He also calls Mr. Barro “a particularly odious form of Randian egoist.”

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Aug 2014
SamanthaLily, BlogHer
  1. Ayn Rand I’m not sure how I feel about all of her philosophy (people are just…not selfish enough? Hmm) but this woman was SOLID on her atheism, , and had some pretty badass arguments to back herself up.
Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Aug 2014
Chitra Ahanthem, KanglaOnline

Right now, my list of 10 books includes only four books (Vikram Seth’s Golden Gate, Bridges of Madison County, Ayn Rand’s Fountainhead and The French Lieutenant’s woman by John Fowles) that I read in my college days with the rest being ones that I read in the last four to five years.

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Aug 2014
WillTwain, Daily Kos

If Karl Marx represents the extreme left, Ayn Rand is the messiah of the extreme right-wing ideology that many believe is barbaric and evil - Objectivism. Marxism and Objectivism need to both become perjoratives that will help voters make a quick judgement on a prospective elected official. Objectivism is not an obscure notion that can easily be discarded. It is at the core of Reagan’s trickle-down economics, the economic system that has been in place for 34 years and ruined the lifestyle of the middle-class. This is serious.

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Aug 2014