Quote Of The Day

Quote

Force and mind are opposites;  morality ends where a gun begins.

~Ayn Rand
February 2, 1905 – March 6, 1982

I know, right?  I find her repugnant too, but since it’s her birthday and she is the inspiration for the blog, I thought it appropriate to make her the subject of quote of the day.  Besides which, she was an atheist who rejected force as immoral.  Republicans who adore her might do well to remember those things.

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GlennBeckistan, or my own private Idaho.

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Citadel, Glenn Beck’s Independence, USA, PayPal’s Thiel lead right’s utopian experiments

By Patrick Hruby-The Washington Times

Utopian communities: They’re not just for hippies anymore.
Take Glenn Beck. The former television host and new-media entrepreneur has a dream. A dream that involves neither dusty chalkboards nor conspiratorial spiderweb charts.
Drawing inspiration from objectivist author Ayn Rand and Mickey Mouse godfather Walt Disney, Mr. Beck recently announced plans to build Independence, USA, a $2 billion, self-sufficient, libertarian city-cum-theme park that would mark “the rebirth of our nation through its own principles.”

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Citadel, Glenn Beck’s Independence, USA, PayPal’s Thiel lead right’s utopian experiments – Washington Times.
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