Randex

Friday 13 June 2014
MagornFollow, Daily Kos

…money" that is currently drowning the political system in this country.     In fact Brat’s current Job is a direct gift from former BB&T CEO, and Ayn Rand Disciple  John Allison,  who, big shocker, now works for the Koch Brothers as head of the Cato Insitute:: According to The Street, during his…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 13 Jun 2014

…Hix for $10,000. Others in the field include Raise the Reward, Master Rocket, Fuzzy Dee Jay, Plain Ol’ Williard, Hehaz Given, Honey Let’s Sho, John Galt, and Uncle Virgil. The Gendelman has a post time of 4:24 p.m. Eastern and goes as race 7 on Sunday’s eight-race card…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 13 Jun 2014
Stephanie McCrummen, The Washington Post;, Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

…the monster within himself.” Several days after he vanished, a box containing his blue, spiral-bound journal, his Apple laptop, a copy of the novel “Atlas Shrugged,” military records and other items arrived at the home of his close friend Kim Harrison, whom Bergdahl designated in his Army paperwork as the…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 13 Jun 2014
Global Post - The Grid

…Factbox: Tea Party activist Brat is economist and Ayn Rand fan GlobalPost The program, known as “The Moral Foundations of Capitalism,” is intended to further the ideas Rand outlined in her novel, “Atlas…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014

…order to stay afloat, that bank took a $3.1 billion bailout from the Bush administration. At the helm of the bank at that time was John Allison, an Ayn Rand-loving CEO. According to The Street, during his time as CEO of BB&T, Allison regularly used the BB&T Charitable Foundation, “to provide grants…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 13 Jun 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
Patriot Post

…before the cost of this administration’s meddling with the economy becomes prohibitive? At what point will it stop being fair and become criminal? Ayn Rand’s prophetic novel Atlas Shrugged has a chapter in which hundreds of people on a crowded train lose their lives because railroad employees have…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014
Jeff Shesol, The New Yorker

…of the man in the White House: in 1936, they voted for Roosevelt’s reëlection. This edition of “Forgotten Man” is to the graphic novel what “Atlas Shrugged”—and please know this is not a compliment—is to the novel. Its characters are thinly sketched archetypes; its mode of exposition is the bludgeon….

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

…memo in 1971 ultimately won — we’ve been living in their world ever since the Reagan presidency. But they’re still fighting. They’re still spreading Randianism far and wide. Dave Brat is one of their propagandists, and tonight he just toppled a giant from the last wave of Republican radicals, who’s now,…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014

…the monster within himself.” Several days after he vanished, a box containing his blue spiral-bound journal, his Apple laptop, a copy of the novel “Atlas Shrugged,” military records and other items arrived at the home of his close friend Kim Harrison, whom Bergdahl designated in his Army paperwork as the…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014

…by St. George Spirits  for Long Now. They’re still available if you have a cool $1500 to donate. Although, this bar sounds like something out of Atlas Shrugged,its unique mission to be a “place for conversation around long-term thinking” seems worth checking out. Well, that and the robots. Photos by…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014

…professor at HPU: “Dr. Stephanie Crofton, my economics professor, helped me find my love for economics. Part of her curriculum was to read the book ‘Atlas Shrugged,’ which is over 1,100 pages. I fell in love with economics and public policy after this book and would have never read it if it was not for her….

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014