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  1. 'Mythical Ayn Randian utopia': Internet brutalizes Paul...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | The Raw Story

    Speaker of the House Paul Ryan is a busy man; when he's not getting blindsided by Donald Trump's decision to side with rival politicians Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer over the debt ceiling, he's deep in the Congressional trenches, protecting his speakership from a growing threat by House Freedom Caucus members and former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon. So on Thursday, when Ryan was asked during a New York Times TimesTalk a very basic question-"What's the minimum wage" in his home state of Wisconsin?-the speaker was apparently unable to sift through the Ayn Rand novels he's committed to memory to come to the correct answer.

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  2. Bill Whitaker: Buckley's battles prove conservatism needs a good rug-beating every so oftenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... "Eisenhower isn't a communist; he is a golfer ." Nor was Buckley ambiguous about the toxic conservatism of Ayn Rand, which has now utterly infected the Republican Party. A couple of Trib readers objected when this paper described Rand's ...

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  3. The Problem With the Administration's Admiration for Ayn RandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | News Times

    Ayn Rand has been dead for 35 years, but in a way she is still very much alive, as the current "It" philosopher of hard-charging entrepreneurs and hard-right political conservatives. Ousted Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is said to be a devotee.

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  4. Teleportation is murder: Old trope gets new twist in The Punch EscrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Ars Technica

    ... one is rendered from the quantum foam. This precipitates a corporate crisis for IT, which in the future Randian (Ayn Rand or Rand Paul, your choice) utopia of 2147 is a sovereign power of its own. After a world war of cataclysmic proportions, much ...

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  5. Revisiting Ayn Rand's anti-religious philosophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Gazette

    Ayn Rand, in the years of her prime, told Playboy her overarching philosophy was that "man exists for his own sake, that the pursuit of his own happiness is his highest moral purpose, that he must not sacrifice himself to others, nor sacrifice others to himself." A recent chronicler, Mark David Henderson, said that "[s]he wanted to be known as the greatest enemy to religion that ever lived.

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  6. The Party of No Negates ItselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The American Prospect

    ... media's success at insulating the right from reality, and to the brain death of American conservatism. To the Ayn-Rand-addled sensibilities of a Ryan, Obamacare and the expansion of Medicaid were ideological abominations, just as Medicare was to ...

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  7. Revisiting Ayn Rand's anti-religious philosophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Religion News Service

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This column originally appeared in Sightings , a publication of the Martin Marty Center at the University of Chicago Divinity School. Sign up here Ayn Rand, in the years of her prime, told Playboy her overarching philosophy was that "man exists for his own sake, that the pursuit of his own happiness is his highest moral purpose, that he must not sacrifice himself to others, nor sacrifice others to himself."

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  8. Ayn Rand 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    She's still a best-selling author off-campus, where people are not forced to buy her books. On campus, where everything is mandatory, Ayn Rand's novels and essays are hard to find.

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  9. The Sweet Sociability of Self-InterestRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Foundation for Economic Education

    ... shared most generously were admirers of Adam Smith, who famously wrote of the importance of self-interest, and of Ayn Rand, who explicitly denounced altruism and even wrote a book titled "The Virtue of Selfishness." What explains this seeming ...

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  10. I'd Like to Be Under the SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | The Cultural Gutter

    ... sound libertarian principles. Although the objectivism espoused by sociopolitical philosopher and terrible writer Ayn Rand always seems to serve as the foundation for any talk of a futuristic, anarcho-libertarian society, the early recruits to the ...

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  11. May not Maggie - The Tories' (Further) Left TurnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | National Review Online

    Theresa May has sought to distance the Tories from Margaret Thatcher and said her government will not "drift to the right". There is clearly no danger of that.

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  12. Fight For HealthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Denver Westword

    Even amidst the waking nightmare of our current political climate, the American Health Care Act put forward by Congress last week registers as a shockingly cruel act of class warfare. While struggling Americans fret over rising premiums and lost coverage, their craven Representatives celebrate nearing their Randian ideal --one likely to result in preventable deaths-- with cases of beer.

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  13. Renewable Energy and Creative ConstructionRead the original story

    May 3, 2017 | Rabett Run

    One of the weirdest flips in an exceedingly weird year has been the usual suspects going into complete meltdown about there now being extended periods where there is so much renewable energy from wind and solar and hydro that they are not just giving it away, they are paying you to take some of it . - eli rabett May 4, 2017 Electricity has become like zucchini at the end of the summer, when gardeners leave a few hundred pounds on your doorstep, ring the bell and run.

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  14. Mark Cuban: - Trump Is an Idiot'By Nicole RussellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | The Daily Beast

    ... and needs to be fixed. He shared his own ideas for correcting the system on his blog. Still, Cuban is a fan of Ayn Rand's economic philosophies, can't stand the SEC, and thinks the best government is a small, efficient government that stays out of ...

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  15. The Trump pivot: Make the plutocrats happy. Keep feeding his voters nativism.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Denver Post

    Washington is struggling to make sense of Donald Trump's reversals on multiple issues. The Post reports that "establishment" Republicans are relieved to see him governing more as one of them, as evidenced by his new support for NATO and the Export-Import Bank.

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  16. Anoop Verma and the nature of ObjectivismRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Rational Review

    ... generation. They may very well look back on this era and say that a bunch of 'Randians' argued over the meaning of what Rand called 'Objectivism,' and split into various sub-movements, all of them variants on Rand's overall philosophy. Rand herself ...

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  17. Republican Senator Hails Goldman Sachs As A Champion Of 'The Little Guy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Switched

    ... Its heroes literally abandon society to chaos and destruction rather than deploy their talents for the public good. Ayn Rand, the author of , would not have approved of Goldman's philanthropic work, because she believed all charitable activity ...

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  18. Jennifer Burns:Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Jewish World Review

    Ayn Rand is dead. It's been 35 years since hundreds of mourners filed by her coffin , but it has been only four months since she truly died as a force in American politics.

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  19. We just might miss the 'heartless' Ayn RandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Ayn Rand in 1973. Whereas her influence stood for years on the right for a hands-off approach to the economy, President Trump's "America first" platform assumes that government policies can and should deliberately shape economic growth, including punishing specific corporations.

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  20. Ayn Rand is dead. Liberals are going to miss her.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Ayn Rand, Russian-born American novelist, is shown in Manhattan with the Grand Central Terminal building in background in 1962. Ayn Rand is dead.

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