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“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand#Success 

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“Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.” - Ayn RandDespots wants us caged in panopticons.

#SummerReading - Atlas Shrugged. Ayn Rand. Worth reading again. #LiveFreeOrDie 

6/30/70 at 10 am on WNEW's "Ladies Day Movie With Fran Lee.'' Out-of-school kids get taught to make Molotov cocktails by Susan Peters in Ratoff and Pasternak's unique 1943 musical, later analyzed for HUAC by Ayn Rand.

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“Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men’s stupidity but your talent to their reason” Ayn Rand

Today, the last group one can expect to fight for capitalism is the capitalists.” “The Moratorium on Brains,” The Ayn Rand Letter


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Some Sunday reading for you: Ayn Rand —“Fascism, Nazism, Communism and Socialism are only superficial variations of the same monstrous theme—collectivism.”

In case anyone forgets: Eddie Lampert, who ran Sears into the ground, is an Ayn Rand devotee who tried to apply Atlas Shrugged to corporate management

Few thinkers have had a more profound influence on conservative ideology than Ayn Rand. Her ideas have provided the justification for unbridled selfishness and contempt for the common good. They must be firmly and unequivocally rejected.

Noam Chomsky on the economic impacts of COVID-19: "Corporations right now are hiding their copies of Ayn Rand and rushing to the nanny state and asking for benefits from the public to overcome the results of their criminal behavior."

I believe Ayn Rand's first love poem went: Roses are red/ violets are blue/ finish this poem yourself / you dependent parasite

Rand Paul going to the gym while waiting to find out his Covid test result is pretty much the working definition of libertarianism. Here's how Ayn Rand put it: "I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man."

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. – Ayn Rand

“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” - Ayn Rand. Happy International Women's Day

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Ayn Rand raged against government benefits — but grabbed Social Security and Medicare when she needed them

In Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged," John Galt was the reclusive billionaire who orchestrated the collapse of the US economy, society, government, in order to purge America of "collectivism," of any mushy-headed ideas about "the common good."