Saturday, April 13, 2013
Monday, March 18, 2013
• Ten signs Paul Ryan is dropping acid
Paul Ryan |
Here are 10 signs that suggest Paul Ryan is now following Timothy Leary as well as Ayn Rand.
Monday, March 11, 2013
• New, dead-eyed Children of the Corn group plans to cater to hep Republican youngfolk
There is nothing on this earth sadder than "young Republicans." If your entire political consciousness has been crafted from Ayn Rand novels and the selfish pigheadedness of youth, fine, but don't make the rest of us watch.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
• Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday
Atlas Shrugged |
Thanks to the miracle of time travel (thank you, host wormhole!), we got a preview of tonight’s State of the Union address. [....] “I’m mooning you on behalf of JOHN GALT!”
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
• Cantor’s big relaunch of the GOP on health care a lead balloon
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s big speech is done, the fourth or fifth slathering of lipstick in recent months on his porcine party. As promised, there’s a lot of the same on policy, but made to sound just a little less Ayn Randian. That’s particularly true on Obamacare, Medicare, and Medicaid.
Sunday, February 03, 2013
Saturday, February 02, 2013
• Daily Kos: Sunday Talk: Good to the last drop
Paul Ryan |
I'm not a psychiatrist, but if I were one, I'd say that the GOP's problems are rooted in stupidity, psychopathy, vaginaphilia, racism, objectivism, misogyny, xenophobia, homophobia, and stuff.
Monday, January 28, 2013
• • Daily Kos: Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!
Paul Ryan |
I believe Ayn Rand's first love poem went: Roses are red/ violets are blue/ finish this poem yourself / you dependent parasite ---Stephen Colbert (via twitter)
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
• • Union Work and Activism is Holy Work
This whole bunch of Radical Rightwing Republican politicians are either directly or indirectly influenced by Russian anti-democratic bad novelist Ayn Rand who divided our country and the world into makers and takers – remember the 47 percent. They believe economics is a zero sum game – you either win or lose, beat your opponent or be beaten.
Sunday, December 16, 2012
• Romney surrogate Sununu: Democrats won by appealing to those 'dependent' on government
Mitt surrogate and all-around terrible person John Sununu remains fully on board with the post-election Republican notion that those nasty Democrats only won the election because: ‘“They aggressively got out the base of their base, the base of their base that’s dependent, to a great extent economically, on government policy and government programs,” Sununu said during a forum with two other Republican former governors, Steve Merrill and Craig Benson, at Concord’s Grappone Conference Center.’ [....] It [...] is part and parcel of the continuing self-congratulatory Republican (well, Randian) thinking that anyone who wants government to do something is a parasite [...].
Wednesday, December 05, 2012
• Daily Kos: Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!
Atlas Shrugged |Going Galt |
This is an abbreviated C&J, but in the comments I’ll be happy to unleash a torrent of knowledge and wisdom upon you by answering any questions you might have about anything. Home repair, food, relationships, going Galt, mole people living under your house, blogger etiquette, booger etiquette, molecular biology (i.e. sticking things in the microwave oven and seeing what happens)…eh, I know most everything and tonight I’m willing to prove it.
Thursday, November 08, 2012
Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Monday, April 30, 2012
• • • Paul Ryan rejects ‘sorely needed’ moral hero Ayn Rand to suck up to bishops
Atheism |Atlas Shrugged |The Fountainhead |Capitalism |Individualism |Paul Ryan |
Now that Paul Ryan has been schooled repeatedly by the Catholic bishops, theologians, and faculty from the Jesuit Georgetown University for claiming his Screw The Poor budget is inspired by his Catholic faith, he’s awfully desperate to claw his way back into the good graces of his Church, isn’t he? Heck, he’ll even reject that evil atheist Ayn Rand if the Church will just please, pretty please, stop telling him how immoral he is. Funny thing about Ayn Rand. She’s been dead for a while now, which means she didn’t become an atheist last week. She always was one, including back in 2009 when Paul Ryan thought she was the voice of morality.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
• • Outrage fatigue: Or, accepting that the Republicans just are that bad
Mitt Romney has consistently presented a different vision. It’s an ideology that professes that if only plutocrats like him were less restrained by consumer protections, labor, and regulations, that they could produce all the jobs America needs through trickle-down economics, even as the stepladders to the middle class that government has already provided continue to be gutted in the name of personal responsibility. It is a vision born of a decades-long effort to rehabilitate the principles of Ayn Rand and transform them into a socially acceptable philosophy on governance while interweaving a theocratic social agenda thought unthinkable only a few years ago.
Friday, November 18, 2011
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
• • Eric Cantor does not like the EPA
This is the fundamental flaw with any Libertarianesque philosophy, especially of the Ayn Rand sort. The general premise of “I should be allowed do whatever I want, and screw the rest of you” makes good sense up until the exact moment you realize the implications if everyone around you were held only to that same sociopathic standard. Some people have the capacity to recognize that rather obvious flaw immediately; others, like Eric Cantor, never seem to puzzle it out, no matter how long they ponder on it.