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Tue Jan 29, 2013, 05:42 PM

WI's Senator Dumbass once again earns the epithet...



Sen. Ron Johnson said there were “absolutely” parallels between the novel “Atlas Shrugged” and America today in an interview published Monday with a group that promotes the work of libertarian philosopher Ayn Rand, the book’s author.

“Absolutely,” the Wisconsin Republican said when asked by an interviewer from the Atlas Society if “Atlas Shrugged” resembled modern-day America.

In the 1957 novel, society’s most productive and wealthy citizens go on strike to protest increased government taxes and regulation. Millions of copies have sold since the book’s release, and tens of thousands of copies are still sold each year.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/01/ron-johnson-ayn-rand-atlas-alive-today-86811.html#ixzz2JPEIyNL8

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Archae Jan 2013 OP
Angry Dragon Jan 2013 #1
joeybee12 Jan 2013 #2
Jeff In Milwaukee Jan 2013 #9
bongbong Jan 2013 #3
Gothmog Jan 2013 #4
charmay Jan 2013 #5
lastlib Jan 2013 #6
Archae Jan 2013 #7
lastlib Jan 2013 #11
mokawanis Jan 2013 #8
undeterred Jan 2013 #10

Response to Archae (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 05:52 PM

1. idiot

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 05:59 PM

2. Oh yeah, I agree...definitely parallels...

Crappy literature still gets published today just like it did in 1957.

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Response to joeybee12 (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 09:39 PM

9. ...in English!

And we still have plenty of gullible rubes to buy this crap.

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 06:09 PM

3. Anybody who hears pro-Rand crap from a legislator

 

Should ask said legislator "If you believe in Rand so much, why are you leeching off the taxpayer? Why aren't you in private industry?"

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 06:13 PM

4. Randians are amusing

Both Paul Ryan and Sen. Johnson are nut cases and are amusing. Ryan realized that he could be elected president if people knew that he was Randian nut case. Johnson does not care is people think that he is a nut case

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 06:32 PM

5. The ass keeps getting dumber.

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 06:38 PM

6. The only book I ever wanted to burn was "Atlas Shrugged"

(subtitle: "Ayn Rand Brain-Farted")

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Response to lastlib (Reply #6)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 09:01 PM

7. I watched a Mike Wallace interview with Ayn Rand.

Can I say "She was a BITCH!" ?

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Response to Archae (Reply #7)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 09:50 AM

11. I've seen the video of it--man, I wanted to smack the SHIT out of her!....

...and I'm a non-violent person!

To this day, I cannot stand to look at her or hear her voice.

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 09:36 PM

8. He's such an ass

and this is the guy that defeated Feingold?

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Response to mokawanis (Reply #8)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 09:39 PM

10. Its the shame of Wisconsin.

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