Randex

Monday 23 June 2014
Jef With One F, Houston Press

…and the ninth run through last week I started to realize that the whole thing is really just a cartoonish representation of the ideas put forward in Atlas Shrugged. It doesn’t mesh up perfectly, as we’ll see, but sometimes it really is eerie how well the two works compliment each other. The Fall of the…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 23 Jun 2014
Sunday 22 June 2014
Barry Egan, Irish Independent (Dublin)

…”) to the damning (“the album equivalent of a faked orgasm,”) and worse (“not just irritating but almost morally objectionable.”) On National Anthem, when Lana sang the bon mots Money is the reason we exist/Everybody knows it, it’s a fact/Kiss kiss’, Salon critic Stephen Deusner was incandescent…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 23 Jun 2014
dmills, Patheos

…Not to pile on poor Miss Rand, but the responses here and on Facebook to Ayn Rand’s Fiction and especially Ayn Rand the Child, my attempt at sympathy for her, have got me to reflecting on her appeal and effect. So: The title, as many readers will know, refers…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 22 Jun 2014
Truthout

…of dollars in “charitable contributions” to inoculate American academic institutions and media with extremist libertarian philosophy, promoting the Ayn Randian culture of greed while boosting radical Tea Party candidates. The net effect has been to undermine the civility of American politics, divide…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 22 Jun 2014
Positive
Donald Lambro, Townhall.com

What’s politically important in Professor [Dave] Brat’s victory is what he focused on as an economist and in his campaign: capitalism, religion and ethics in business.

For starters, he’s a fan of novelist Ayn Rand, literature’s high priest of capitalism. And while he has railed against wrongdoing on Wall Street and “crony capitalism,” he’s all pro-business and pro-free markets from top to bottom.

Yes, he has repeatedly lashed out at the “crooks up on Wall Street in some of the big banks,” but he quickly and pointedly adds, “I’m pro-business, so I’m just talking about the crooks – they didn’t go to jail, they’re in Eric’s Rolodex.”

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Jun 2014
Saturday 21 June 2014
The Union (Grass Valley, CA)

…instincts kick in and we begin to discover our place in society. But what is the origin of this social instinct we adopt? Why not subscribe to Ayn Rand’s philosophy of objectivism: “Man — every man — is an end in himself, not the means to the ends of others. He must exist for his own sake,…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Jun 2014
Friday 20 June 2014

…By Paul Bond Former congressman and three-time presidential candidate Ron Paulwill make his acting debut in the third installment of the Atlas Shrugged film trilogy, The Hollywood Reporter  has learned. The film also will feature several other prominent conservative personalities with little or no…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 19 Jun 2014
Thursday 19 June 2014
Jennifer Harper, Washington Times

…environment in which the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and other al Qaeda offshoots will thrive.” THE BIG SHRUG The third and final version of “Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt?” will be in theaters in September, complete with cameo appearances by, among others, Ron Paul, independent media maven Glenn…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 19 Jun 2014
Death and Taxes

…we, as a people, are very close to witnessing the acting debuts of all our favorite Conservative pundits in the conclusion of the movie versions of Atlas Shrugged. It’s true! Glenn Beck, Ron Paul, Grover Norquist and Sean Hannity are all going to be in “Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt?” I confess, I haven’…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 19 Jun 2014
Huffington Post

…- Todd VanDerWerff: “After the first installment made a world-beating $4.6 million and the second an even better $3 million, the producers of the Atlas Shrugged trilogy knew they needed to pull out all the stops to make the third installment, Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?, a stone-cold guarantee to…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 19 Jun 2014
Eric Brown, International Business Times

…spots on Fox News and slur-slinging cameos in Sacha Baron Cohen movies, former Congressman and libertarian icon Ron Paul has been cast in the latest Ayn Rand adaptation. The 78-year-old politician will appear in “Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?,” the third and final installment of a trilogy based…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 19 Jun 2014
Newsmax

… |   Print []   |  A   A      Former presidential candidate Ron Paul is set to make his acting debut in the third installment of the “Atlas Shrugged” film trilogy, says The Hollywood Reporter. Conservative commentator Glenn Beck, Fox News host Sean Hannity will also appear in the film “Atlas…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 19 Jun 2014