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Friday 13 June 2014
Virgil, Breitbart

…by Virgil 13 Jun 2014, 7:12 PM PDT post a comment So who is the real David Brat? Is he a Randian Tea Partier, the scourge of RINOs, bent on taking the Republican Party further to the right? Or is he a populist crusader, determined to defend the…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Jun 2014

…Not to mention a widespread awkwardness with people; an empathy deficit that may explain not just the prevailing libertarian, often Ayn Randian politics, but the much-trumpeted techy grail of “connection”. Because hardly anyone seems to have noticed that connection is not the same as…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Jun 2014
Brendan Greeley, Businessweek

…It’s been a long time since I read Atlas Shrugged. I didn’t finish it. In my defense, I was 19, and I think we can all agree that the book doesn’t succeed as a novel, in the way that when you open…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Jun 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 about 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Jun 2014

…Eric Cantor (R-VA) lost his state’s primaries to the unknown, up-and-coming Tea Partier and economics professor Dave Brat. Brat has claimed Ayn Rand as his intellectual hero, plugging Rand’s philosophy to his students at Randolph-Macon College. However, Brat’s capitalist propaganda has not…

Posted about 4 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 about 4 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 about 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Jun 2014
Robert Montgomerie, OpEdNews

…fellow professor who, as he, teaches at Randolph Macon College, Jack Trammel in the general election. Mr. Brat has recently been criticized for his Randian viewpoints which challenge the Christian community on capitalism and usury, arguments that another Hitler could arise even in the modern world, and…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 12 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 about 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014
Brian Doherty, Reason

…is writing great literature) with more support to the author (as opposed to themselves) becomes obvious with about 10 seconds of thought? Because, Ayn Rand! the individualism of the self-publishing authorpreneurs, is disturbingly close to Ayn Rand’s Objectivism, in which the greatest goal is…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014
John Nichols, OpEdNews

…who regularly pocket checks from Wall Street interests. Brat has some ties to wealthy libertarians, and he’s written about “the moral foundations in Ayn Rand” – even if he “says” he isn’t a Randian.“ Yet Brat’s anti-corporate rhetoric distinguished him from Cantor, and from most prominent…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 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 about 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014