This was no crackpot scheme to establish a micronation on a platform floating in the middle of the ocean (a common libertarian dream)—this was a serious attempt to build a refuge where free marketers and anarcho-capitalists could hole up and wait for the world’s fiat currencies to collapse. They called it “Galt’s Gulch Chile” (GGC), naming it for the fictional place where the world’s competent capitalists flee to in Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged.
If every time any GOP candidate does anything other than condemn novelist Ayn Rand to hell, Politico knows to cover that. At length. Ad nauseum. See, for example, the first three items that come up when you search for her name. Well, first there’s a poll asking if Rand Paul is named after Ayn Rand (not at all, no). Then: “Ryan’s love-hate with Ayn Rand,” “7 pols who praised Ayn Rand…”
Cuando la filósofa Ayn Rand escribía su famosa novela La rebelión de Atlas, en 1957, nunca hubiera imaginado que en un lejano país del Sur en 2014 se iba a producir un…
Cornuelle was a true American original: the son of an Indiana Presbyterian minister whose path of intellectual discovery led him to become a student of Ludwig von Mises and friend of Ayn Rand, all the time eschewing neat ideological labels.
Cap Times (Madison, WI)
I say drug test the entire Legislature before you drug test unemployment recipients and food stamp recipients. I am tired of the Ayn Rand-loving band of uncaring and unfeeling self-absorbed morality teachers. Compassion is something to practice and not just talk about and defer for old age!