Randex

Wednesday 02 July 2014
Negative
Reid Wilson, Washington Post

– “Our average voter is not John Galt,” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told conservatives gathered at a D.C. think tank earlier this year. “Hymns to entrepreneurialism are, as a practical matter, largely irrelevant.” A deep dive into the world of the Republican Reformicon in this week’s New York Times Magazine.

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 02 Jul 2014
Negative
Steve Hoefer, Boing Boing

Not sure what to do with that hardbound copy of Atlas Shrugged your crazy uncle gave you? Steve Hoefer has a great idea for what to do with it.

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 02 Jul 2014
Tuesday 01 July 2014
Neutral

A scene from part I of the movie adaptation of Atlas Shrugged.

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Jul 2014
Monday 30 June 2014
John Hinderaker, Power Line

…values. No idea what that means–anarchism? I don’t know–but I doubt whether any libertarian has so defined it. Some of the radical libertarians are Ayn Rand fans who divide their fellow citizens into makers, in the mold of John Galt, and takers, in the mold of anyone not John Galt. Some, such as the…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Jul 2014
David Weigel, Slate

…also paid to promote it. .@BobbyJindal my favorite character in Atlas Shrugged is the one who buys sandwich boards to promote his massive owns pic.twitter.com/gnMtUloaZO — Jeb Lund (@Mobute) June 30, 2014…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 30 Jun 2014
Negative
Ryan Grim, Huffington Post

Most religions profess a deep affinity for peace (while drenching history in blood in the name of religion, but whatever). Why should religious pacifists be compelled to pay taxes that subsidize war? Why should Randians, believers in Atlas Shrugged, the bible for dorm-room free-market evangelists, be forced to support the evil that is government?

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 30 Jun 2014
United Press International

…the pace in Sunday’s $50,000 Sydney Gendelman Memorial Handicap for Ohio-breds, took over when asked and went on to win by 2 ¼ lengths over John Galt. Silver Tongued came from far back to take bronze. Fuzzy Dee Jay, a 4-year-old Northern Afleet colt, ran 1 1/16 miles on a fast track in course-…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 30 Jun 2014
The Examiner

Objectivists, libertarians, right wing conservatives, those three holdout liberal civil rights champions and all Ayn Rand fans know that Round Three of the 3-part Atlas Shrugged movie is scheduled to arrive in theaters September 12. The people behind Atlas Shrugged

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 30 Jun 2014

…a chill guy.  Unless I’m lifting, I like to listen to more acoustical music. What books(s) and author(s) will you read this summer – I’m a bid Ayn Rand fan.  I’ve read Atlas Shruggedseveral times, but I’m going to try to read it again.  It’s been a few years since I read it.  Beyond that, a lot…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 30 Jun 2014
Sunday 29 June 2014
Thomas Frank, Salon

…terms – no matter how poor you are, no matter what party you belong to. So it’s the common carrier idea? The common carrier idea, that’s right. Ayn Rand talks a little about that in “Atlas Shrugged.” What does she say? She doesn’t like it. She doesn’t like it! Yeah. It’s one of the weakling…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 29 Jun 2014

…them being the surest way to increase demand for a book, especially among adolescents, is to banish it. (Whether this means they should try banning “Atlas Shrugged,” “Pride and Prejudice” or the works of David McCullough is a thought experiment for another day.) As for “Paper Towns,” the book won stellar…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jun 2014
The Examiner

…The following paragraph is from the above mentioned article. “Well, think about global warming from the point of view of someone who grew up taking Ayn Rand seriously, believing that the untrammeled pursuit of self-interest is always good and that government is always the problem, never the solution…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jun 2014