Ayn Rand

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Alan Greenspan Fast Facts

(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan.Personal: Birth date: March 6, 1926Birth place: New York, New YorkBirth name: Alan GreenspanFather: Herbert Greenspan, a stockbrokerMother: Rose (Goldsmith) Greenspa ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Mercury News editorial: Income gap isn't somebody else's problem

In his wonderful "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" trilogy, the late Douglas Adams delivered insights into the human condition wrapped in science fiction hilarity. One of our favorite conceits, in the third book, is the technology of making anything ... [Published San Jose Mercury News - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Douglas Carswell’s defection leaves Cameron’s strategy in tatters | Anne Perkins | Comment is free

Douglas Carswell is not an ordinary politician. He grew up in Africa, where his parents were doctors. He did not go to Oxford or Cambridge. He is a boat-rocking libertarian with a chisel-jawed faith in a small state and the power of the little man transmitted ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Libertarians and Conservatives: Opponents Not Allies

Conservatives, attempting to shore up a sinking ship, claim their ideology is inherently libertarian, instead of the obvious choice: authoritarian.In spite of such juvenile attempts the differences are obvious to objective observers. One of the most outspoken ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ban public pension plans now!

Detroit, small cities in California, maybe soon New York City and the entire state of Illinois. Heck, as outlined in this week’s Wall Street Journal , (“Los Argentina,” August 27, 2014), even the city of Los Angeles can be counted among this rogue’s ... [Published Benefits Pro - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Let Them Build Seawalls

by As a good Dish reader, I know I’m supposed to take libertarianism seriously, and so I try, even if every time I contemplate Ayn Rand I find myself wishing I’d been born to a different species. It’s possible that my trouble stems from the fact that ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Bruce Rauner, You Can Run But You Can't Hide

We all know about that American Dream stuff. Horatio Alger can be you. The trouble is it doesn't work for the vast majority of us. And when it does for that lucky few (and don't fool yourself, luck has a lot to do with it), the other side of the coin, ... [Published Chicago Now - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Self vs. the Group

Is anyone “born” anything, except tabula rasa ? Is one “born” a Jew, or a Catholic, or a Muslim, or Buddhist, or even an atheist?Recently, I writer I esteem for his consistently perspicuous and insightful observations on foreign affairs, domestic policies, ... [Published Capitalism Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Paul Ryan tries again to make us forget his Ayn Rand worship

Paul Ryan thinks about Ayn Rand. (But shh, he doesn't want anyone to know.) Republican budget boy Paul Ryan just keeps trying to pretend[1] that Ayn Rand is not one of the most important influences on his economic views. Ryan recently came up with a list ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

Paul Ryan tries again to make us forget his Ayn Rand worship

Paul Ryan thinks about Ayn Rand. (But shh, he doesn't want anyone to know.) Republican budget boy Paul Ryan just keeps trying to pretend that Ayn Rand is not one of the most important influences on his economic views. Ryan recently came up with a list ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

David Plouffe Gets Hired By Uber; Is It the Rand Paulization of Barack Obama's Campaign Brain?

You can wax rhapsodic about the power of disruptive models and the sharing economy all you want, but sometimes the gatekeepers of the status quo, their Praetorian Guards , aren't seduced by rhetoric and inevitability. Sometimes they need to be fought ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Freedom for capital, not people

Libertarianism is a philosophy of might makes right. The natural philosophy for the age of neoliberalism, as well demonstrated by the Koch brothers, but also, it would appear, a justification for the ugliest elements of United States history.Consider ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 26 2014]

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Republicans Won't 'Go Libertarian' -- Here's Why [Published Huffington Post - Aug 29 2014]
Jimmy Wales mired in Wikipedia anger [Published Examiner.com - Aug 29 2014]
Bogdanovich's 'She's Funny That Way' milks laug... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 29 2014]
Douglas Carswell’s defection leaves Cameron’s s... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 29 2014]
Libertarians and Conservatives: Opponents Not A... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 29 2014]
Al, Your Tarnished Pal [Published IFA Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
AU home to almost 300 clubs [Published Eagle Online - Aug 29 2014]
Life Is Uncertain, But These Things I Know For ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 28 2014]
Ban public pension plans now! [Published Benefits Pro - Aug 28 2014]
Let Them Build Seawalls [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 28 2014]
Let Them Build Seawalls [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 28 2014]
Bruce Rauner, You Can Run But You Can't Hide [Published Chicago Now - Aug 28 2014]
The Self vs. the Group [Published Capitalism Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
Paul Ryan tries again to make us forget his Ayn... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 28 2014]
Whatcha Doing, Candidate?: Senator Jeff Merkley... [Published The Source Weekly - Aug 27 2014]
Paul Ryan tries again to make us forget his Ayn... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 27 2014]
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Au... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 27 2014]
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Au... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 27 2014]
ObamaCore: 'Why Johnny [Still] Can't Read' [Published The Patriot Post - Aug 27 2014]
Zell for Michelle [Published Dodge County News - Aug 27 2014]
In defense of financial regulation [Published Daily Beacon Online - Aug 27 2014]
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Why I am a relative optimist about Bolivia [Published Marginal Revolution - 13 hours ago]
1. Bolivia became a semi-stable democracy in the early 1980s and it has stayed that way. 2. For all the rhetoric to the contrary, the current regime is a mix of 1990s-era market-oriented reforms and Evo Morales.  Probably you like one of these, though ...
Moral Dilemma: Should a Libertarian Who Does No... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Aug 30 2014]
Here's the moral dilemma of the day:Suppose you are a staunch Libertarian, doing reasonably well and you don't need food stamps. Yet, under perverse rules, you qualify for them. Should you take them? Reader Steven faces that exact question. Steven writes ...
Let Them Build Seawalls [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 28 2014]
by Bill McKibben As a good Dish reader, I know I’m supposed to take libertarianism seriously, and so I try, even if every time I contemplate Ayn Rand I find myself wishing I’d been born to a different species. It’s possible that my trouble stems ...
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Au... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 27 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog The Taper, Nick Rowe, Quantitative Easing, and Intellectual Coordination Failures: Wednesday Focus for August 27, 2014 - Washington Center for Equitable Growth Tykhe's Nonexistent Urn and Senate Election ...
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Au... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 27 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog The Taper, Nick Rowe, Quantitative Easing, and Intellectual Coordination Failures: Wednesday Focus for August 27, 2014 - Washington Center for Equitable Growth Tykhe's Nonexistent Urn and Senate Election ...
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