Atlas Shrugged

It appears Paul Ryan's constituents aren't buying his attempted reversal on his support of Ayn Rand's philosophy that Blue Texan wrote about here last month. The media never calls him out for any of his lies, so it's nice to at least see him Read more...
From C-SPAN's Washington Journal, during open phones on a question related to a recent E.J. Dionne Washington Post column: "Where is the left's tea party movement equivalent?" Following a perfectly sane question on Twitter from someone on the left, Read more...
Big day here at the Crooks And Liars Compound. I honestly don't think I've seen John this happy since he beat Simon Le Bon at ping pong. He's just aglow, spontaneously playing flute solos as he merrily skips between the official C&L polo Read more...
Hear that sound? That's the sound of a hundred right-wing Randian hearts breaking: Despite our commenters predicting that “This movie and this idea will grow and grow like a Tsunami” and that “This movie will break records… for Read more...
John Kenneth Galbraith famously said that "the modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness." That exercise may have reached its limits Read more...

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I'm still waiting for the good Judge to explain to the rest of us what he said to his mom after he told her that he was buying into Ayn Rand's Libertarian B.S. of I've got mine and the hell with anyone else after as he admitted here, reading her Read more...
I'm the editor of Progressive Congress News Transit & Urban Development feed. This is the first in a weekly series of topical posts on cities and the roads & rails that connect them. Trains are a highly-developed, widely-used, and very popular Read more...
As if the book weren't sloggy enough to read, now you can catch the movie -- Part I, anyway. The trailer was unveiled at CPAC last weekend, much to the delight of randy Randians, who cannot wait for it to hit the big screen. Yes, Ayn Rand's dog Read more...