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Tuesday 24 June 2014
The Week

…f you haven’t seen Atlas Shrugged Ior Atlas Shrugged II,you’re hardly alone: both film adaptations of Ayn Rand’s novel fared poorly at the box office, but the filmmakers evidently haven’t received the free market’s message. Contrary to Randian logic, a…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 24 Jun 2014
Friday 20 June 2014
Steve Mariotti, Huffington Post
Atheism  

…you believed Bitcoin was the only currency fighting central regulation, think again. Not only are there alternative currencies born every day, but Anthem Blanchard is resurrecting one from the past. Gold – we wear it, we admire it, but what’s all this hype about owning it? Over the last ten years,…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 20 Jun 2014
Wednesday 18 June 2014
Ari Armstrong, The Objective Standard
Atheism  

…Image: Wikimedia Commons Several people on Facebook criticized my article, “Dave Brat and Ayn Rand on Rights and Government,” claiming that it “trashed” Brat, or was too negative, or should have focused on the positive fact that some…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 14 Jun 2014
Monday 16 June 2014

…Older Post > Close Reading — June 16, 2014, 8:00 am Ayn Rand’s Rapture of the Rails By Kevin Baker Still from Atlas Shrugged: Part I © The Strike Productions…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 16 Jun 2014
Sunday 15 June 2014
Le Québécois Libre

…of his thoughts on metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, politics, economics, culture, religion, and the history of philosophy—including Objectivism and Classical Liberalism. Zantonavitch seeks to evoke a pure, true liberalism, and he shows no mercy for ideologies and attitudes that…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 15 Jun 2014
Friday 13 June 2014
Adam Lee, Patheos

Atlas Shrugged, part II, chapter II Let me make one thing clear, to begin with: I don’t think Ayn Rand was an unintelligent person. She was fiercely dogmatic in her opinions, quick to anger, possessed an enormous ego, and rarely if ever forgave….

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 13 Jun 2014
Thursday 12 June 2014
Rmuse, PoliticsUSA

…by as much as 30-to-one put an end to the tenure of the sitting House Majority Leader. Brat, an economics professor and political novice, runs an Ayn Rand-based libertarian-funded program at Randolph-Macon College in Virginia. Despite the reports that Brat won because he opposes immigration reform…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014

…to the nation’s capital. Brat, you’ll be delighted to hear, is an economics professor at Randolph-Macon College who counts the fantastically nutty Ayn Rand as his intellectual hero. Not another one! Paul Ryan was about as much Randian baloney as we could swallow. But there could be another course…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014
Atheism  

…again that President Obama will never find common ground with today’s hard-right GOP, and quipped that Brat’s efforts to synthesize Christianity and Randian economics are “more appropriate to the Cirque du Soleil than to a political philosophy.” From Pierce’s post (emphasis added): Story Continues Below…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Wednesday 11 June 2014

…to the nation’s capital. Brat, you’ll be delighted to hear, is an economics professor at Randolph-Macon College who counts the fantastically nutty Ayn Rand as his intellectual hero. Not another one! Paul Ryan was about as much Randian baloney as we could swallow. But there could be another course…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Esquire

…have their keys to the Green Room icebox confiscated. As for the winner, Brat seems a very bad combination of serious religious quester and devout Randian economist, a combination that would have had Ms. Rand herself reaching for the opium pipe. He got his undergraduate degree at Hope College in…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Friday 06 June 2014
Atheism   Paul Ryan  

…to lawmakers in Washington. Catholic politician Paul Ryan first comes to mind. The Wisconsin Congressman had at one time been an ardent follower of Ayn Rand, the stalwart Libertarian author and activist. Ryan claimed to disavow her in 2012 because her philosophy was rooted in atheism. That didn’t…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 05 Jun 2014