• • • Paul Ryan Budget Scares Even Mitt Romney and the Republican Party
Lawrence Sampson, PolicyMic Atheism |Atlas Shrugged |Paul Ryan | Paul Ryan said for years that Ayn Rand was the single greatest influence of his life. The Russian author and atheist, whose writings suggested the wealthy elite are to be set aside and given special treatment, clearly struck a chord with the young Republican in his formative years. Accordingly, he produced a budget which he titled “The Path to Prosperity,” something which he felt worthy of his mentor. The budget is straight out of Atlas Shrugged.