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Sunday 15 June 2014

…in,“ Brat said. Cantor responded to Brat’s accusation bysending out his own anti-amnesty campaign literature: 2) Brat co-authored an analysis of Ayn Rand. According tohis CV, Brat co-wrote and presented "An Analysis of the Moral Foundations in Ayn Rand” in 2010.“Brat says that while he isn’t a…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Jun 2014
Le Québécois Libre

…of his thoughts on metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, politics, economics, culture, religion, and the history of philosophy—including Objectivism and Classical Liberalism. Zantonavitch seeks to evoke a pure, true liberalism, and he shows no mercy for ideologies and attitudes that…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 15 Jun 2014
Larry Dale Keeling, Herald-Leader (Lexington, KY)

…fund manager, pledging to spend $100 million to help elect Democrats committed to combatting climate change. (A hedge fund manager who isn’t an Ann Randian free-market Tea Partier? Who knew they existed? But they have to be particularly galling to this generation of Republicans.) At the top of the NRSC…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 15 Jun 2014
Saturday 14 June 2014
Elias Isquith, Salon

…important days of Eric Cantor’s life. Defeating an amateur politician like David Brat — a professor of economics at Randolph-Macon College and an Ayn Rand enthusiast — in a low-turnout primary election is not usually the kind of thing a seasoned veteran like Cantor makes a point to remember. He was…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 14 Jun 2014
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 over 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 over 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 over 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 over 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 over 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 over 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 over 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 over 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014