Atlas Shrugged: Part II opened in theaters today, and I was lucky enough to be in a market that had an early matinee this morning. Of course, I already had tickets, and was first in the theater… way too early. Again, no spoilers but a few thoughts. Part II, “The Strike”, is anti-climactic. If you [...]
Tag: "John Galt"
Amid the ire directed towards our government, our biggest corporate entities and each other, there are calls from all sides for dramatic change in the policies and politics of America. From TEA party activists, to Occupiers, to the weary long-time unemployed, there is a sense of urgency that something must change, and must change fast. [...]
Guest post by suzibasterd Andrew Breitbart is a force of nature, and I use the current tense intentionally; he will never leave us. Many words have been said about his passing. Many tears have been shed. Shock over his death was not an uncommon emotion and while the conservative community rallied and mourned, the progressives [...]
In March of this year, there was a firestorm of libertarians and ultra-conservatives taking up the call of John Galt from Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. Galt is a bright inventor/engineer that decides to quit furnishing his skills to the economy when his company goes Marxist. Several on the right are considering a Galt-like removal from [...]