Deseret Morning News (Salt Lake City)
The blind spot of today’s conservatives, then, is the partial application of traditional wisdom. While it’s clear to them that unrestrained governmental power becomes corrupt and tyrannical, they fail to see that the same is true of concentrated social power. This blindness has been compounded by decidedly un-conservative elements that have entered the movement. Greenspan, for example, was a devotee of Ayn Rand, and it’s hard to imagine a figure further from the thought of Edmund Burke.
New Times - Short Order (Miami)
…MiMo gastropub Loba proudly displayed a copy of Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead alongside cubes of watermelon compressed with sweet tea and topped with candied lime peel, sliced radish, and tomatillo. The…
Aitkin Independent Age - Wayne Halverson
…The Republican political ideology is based on Ayn Rand, who thought that religion was STUPID, and those that followed the bible were idiots. I find that Republicans like to use a few hand picked…
New York Times - The Caucus
There’s a lot of doomsday rhetoric early in the Obama administration from Republicans. We are going to be Greece, the President’s proposals are out of control, you said at one point, we’re living in an Ayn Rand novel and that the policies were an attack on the moral foundations of capitalism.
Camel City Dispatch (Winston Salem, NC)
…statements do sound as clueless at Mitt Romney, Ayn Rand, or the guy that runs Abercrombie & Fitch saying he only makes clothes for skinny people. The truth is, though, that Ameen “Mooney” David is not…
All Access Music Group
…this year, named after the hero of AYN RAND’s “Atlas Shrugged,” and posted on his Twitter feed, “Today I left the radio biz for something better,” with a link to that site and the hashtag #GoingGalt. At WTCN…
…Atlas Shrugged, part II, chapter III At the end of his workday, Rearden is looking down on the factory floor, musing on Dagny’s story of Ken Danagger’s…
…victims at all Neocons and the worst kind of objectivists do this most often. It’s similar to the idea that the other country or group shoulders all the moral responsibility for dead civilians, but it…
Pioneer Press (St. Paul, MN)
…website galt.io. The site says this about “Going Galt”: “A phrase derived from the iconic Ayn Rand novel ‘Atlas Shrugged.’ In the book, the 'producers’ or 'men of the minds’ – as the famed author put it…