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On Why Ayn Rand Isn’t Damned

So I had an odd thought the other day. I was browsing my own writing, actually, and I ran across my tribute to Stephen Hawking, the famous physicist and pop culture figure who simultaneously challenged many of the assumptions of his own profession, and also remade the public’s conception of what a scientist is all…

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Social Darwinism: A Misunderstanding

Editor’s Note: There is a fascinating article over on Salon about Social Darwinism, a term the Right employs but doesn’t actually understand. This week, Burt Gretzinger explicates the Salon article and notes just how dim our pseudo-conservatives really are.   We have a group… a Party… a sometime-cult of stupidity which often rejects anything outside…

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Trump And The End Of Ayn Rand

So, I’m looking right now at an article on the Washington Post website, Breaking from GOP orthodoxy, Trump increasingly deciding winners and losers in the economy by Steven Mufson and David J. Lynch. In it, the two writers make the interesting point that Conservatism (at least as that complicated word is defined in the United…

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The Death Of Libertarianism?

By Michael Jay Tucker There’s an interesting article over in The Washington Post by Fareed Zakaria, The Reagan revolution is officially over. In it, Zakaria analyzes the departure of Paul Ryan and concludes that “the exit of the Wisconsin Republican … symbolizes a broad shift that has taken place within the party. It marks the…

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