Category Archives: Atlas Shrugged

Would You Kindly Buy This DVD?

Not even kidding about the basis for this one. Magic Love Hose makes comics for OsborneInk.com. He lives in Canada where he can lob grenades into America’s political process from Minimum Safe Distance. This is his Twitter. Say hi.

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Passing Rand for Vonnegut

By Marc Mitchell During my freshman year of high school, fresh off an assigned (and traumatic) reading of Elie Wiesel’s Night, I was presented with a choice: Ayn Rand or Kurt Vonnegut.

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“Atlas Shrugged” is Too Big to Fail

Made for a reported budget of $10 or $15 million, depending on who you ask, Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 opened in 299 theaters and grossed $1.7 million this weekend, according to the LA Times. For any other movie, that would … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: Ayn Rand

Communism and collectivism are human survival strategies familiar to anthropology. Human civilization is impossible without group effort. She promulgated a gospel of selfishness that inspired Anton LaVey’s Satanic Bible:

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Morning Awful

There’s a fantastic analysis at Salon about Stack’s nemesis, Section 1706 of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, which removed that protection from certain “technical personnel” — specifically singling out those who provided services as an “engineer, designer, drafter, computer … Continue reading

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Mad Money

The story of our ongoing financial disaster is an epic global labyrinth. There are so many moving parts to the meltdown that it still hasn’t been given a name. Paul Krugman may have gotten a head start in calling this … Continue reading

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