Randex

Friday 13 June 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 over 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 over 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 over 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 over 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 over 4 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 over 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014
Francis X. Donnelly, The Detroit News

…his work and personal life, acquaintances said. He has described himself as a free-market, Milton Friedman economist who has been influenced by “Atlas Shrugged.” The Ayn Rand novel, often cited by pols to show their libertarian or conservative bona fides, promotes individualism and free markets. Richard…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014
Wednesday 11 June 2014
Democracy Now!

…economics professor, pretty well regarded at the small university where he teaches. He has had some ties to libertarians. He clearly has read Ayn Rand. He claims he is not a Randian. He fits a lot of the models that you might associate with a Ron Paul or a Rand Paul conservative, which is to…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Mark Felsenthal, Yahoo! News

…Republican and a college professor who has written about the role of religion in economic growth. He is also a fan of the pro-capitalist novelist Ayn Rand. Here are some facts about Brat: ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS PROFESSOR WITH DIVINITY DEGREE Brat, 49, is an economics professor at 1,300-student…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
MSN Money

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

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Thom Hartmann, AlterNet

…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 over 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Esquire

…came from John Allison, the former CEO of BB&T (a financial-services company) who now heads the Cato Institute. The two share an affinity for Ayn Rand: Allison is a major supporter of the Ayn Rand Institute, and Brat co-authored a paper titled “An Analysis of the Moral Foundations in Ayn Rand

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014