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Sun Nov 11, 2012, 07:18 PM

What we dodged: Ayn Rand's America *whew*

An interview from 1959, with Paul Ryan weighing in.

We came way too close to Ayn Rand's America, instead of FDR's. Be grateful, but be on guard. They don't give up easily.

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Response to Faygo Kid (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 08:13 PM

1. While I hate Ayn Rand's philosophy, I applaud her honesty in admitting her atheism

Maybe she was a big hypocrite for accepting social security at the end of her life but at least she showed consistency in the above interview in denouncing religion and the church because it didn't fit into her worship of the self. All the Fox News people, Paul Ryan, David Assman, John Stossel, Sean Hannity and the rest would never be so honest or consistent, as they need to use religion and religious people for their own cynical ends.

By the way, Ayn Rand bears an uncanny resemblance to 1960s French rock and folk icon Michel Polnareff.



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Response to aint_no_life_nowhere (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 02:45 PM

14. I applaud nothing about her - She was a sociopath and a crap writer.

Far too much influence on gullible people.

Her atheism . . . was convenient for her.

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Response to Faygo Kid (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 08:23 PM

2. Whats up with Her Eyes?

They're jerking around like she's crazy or something. I'll go with crazy.

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Response to tom_kelly (Reply #2)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 08:45 PM

3. Rumor has it she was a heavy user of amphetamines.

But aside from that, she WAS batshit crazy.

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Response to tom_kelly (Reply #2)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 08:47 PM

4. I read that she stayed hyped up on

Nicotine, coffee, and dexadrine all the time, which made her even more unpleasant.

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Response to Faygo Kid (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:00 PM

5. We need a campaign that makes sure every voter especially those

in WI. know about Ryan's idol. about 300,000 views on YouTube, not nearly enough.

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Response to Faygo Kid (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 12:35 AM

6. Great video to discuss during Thanksgiving with your fundamentalist family members. Thanks.

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Response to Faygo Kid (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 01:34 AM

7. Skeletor.

 

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Reply #7)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 02:20 AM

8. "you called my name?"




oh.... wait, you mean Ms. Skeletor in the video... lol

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Response to Faygo Kid (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:50 AM

9. She is one creepy little gnome. n/t

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Response to Faygo Kid (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:39 AM

10. I think the Evangelical churches that went for RMoney should show that clip at their services.

Watch the heads explode. NO WAY to make sense/correlate the mixed messages coming from the right - they are so, so lost, confused...and manipulated!

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Response to Faygo Kid (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:40 AM

11. I think she was psychologically damaged by her experiences in Russia

during the revolution.

I read an article about her recently, where the author says that if Objectivism sounds familiar to you it's probably because you know it by another name; it's called adolescence.

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Response to truth2power (Reply #11)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:50 AM

12. Bingo

Many sociopaths are developmentally stuck in adolescence.

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Response to melody (Reply #12)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:40 AM

13. actually I think we could go back to before the age of reason-->an egocentric stage when

all the world revolves around ME, MYSELF & I! Their minds cannot differentiate between fact and fiction, hence the strong belief in religion and Faux news etc.propaganda (which is also, IMHO an religion or cult). They have no real concept of another person.

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Response to Faygo Kid (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 03:00 PM

15. Ann is wacked, but of course, so is

Lyin' Ryan...at least she didn't claim to break the 3 hour marathon...Ole Lyin' Ryan needs be hounded by this and other tapes of his "hero". The voters in his WI district need to think about this "connection" and also think about whom they are dealing with in this fellow sociopath of Ann's. And we really do need to be so thankful that Lyin' ain't a heartbeat away from the Oval Office...holy cow.

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Response to Faygo Kid (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 03:28 PM

16. The Paul Ryans, The Ron/Rand Pauls of this wacky world are simply pathetic.

To think that their beliefs hinge on the beliefs of such a warped woman as Ayn Rand is mind boggling. Most human beings cast aside early childhood selfishness and respond to the innate seed of altruism that continues to flourish with time.

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