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Atlas Shrugged: Part III

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Submitted by Real Objectivist on Sat, 2013-05-25 19:43

It will be in theatres Independence Day in America next year. Here's hoping this one isn't a box office bomb. I feel kind of sad that the first two were. And the whole series will most likely be.


In Praise of Apple’s Low Taxes

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Submitted by Ed Hudgins on Fri, 2013-05-24 17:04

In Praise of Apple’s Low Taxes
By Edward Hudgins

May 24, 2013 -- Apple Inc. is under attack by politicians for “avoiding” paying $44 billion in American corporate taxes.

Recent Comments:
How about — by Jules Troy on Fri, 2013-05-24 18:27
Crony-statists-socialists-chardonnay sippers? — by gregster on Fri, 2013-05-24 18:03
"Crony corporatists?" — by Ed Hudgins on Fri, 2013-05-24 17:39

Bonanza Mammon Booms

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Submitted by F L Light on Wed, 2013-05-22 17:45

Performed by Ryan Dusek, a New York actor, this historical drama presents the rise of a monopolistic house in Virginia City, where monopolies not long could stand.


"My God, could that man sing!"

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2013-05-21 07:33

I have a friend, Jeff Rense, who's internationally famous as a radio host specialising in banking conspiracies, Illuminati, alien abductions and the like.

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The Great Gedda — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2013-05-24 22:52
Stunning high notes and passion — by Ty on Fri, 2013-05-24 07:50
Ahem — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2013-05-22 06:09

Could Libertarians Limit Immigration?

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Submitted by Stephen Berry on Mon, 2013-05-20 09:50

Having had one other person bring this up with me previously, I thought that it was an interesting enough discussion to merit wider discussion.

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Steve — by gregster on Fri, 2013-05-24 10:16
Well for starters.. — by Jules Troy on Fri, 2013-05-24 10:08
Stephen — by gregster on Fri, 2013-05-24 09:26

Heritage Partnership a Threat to Home Owners

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Submitted by Stephen Berry on Mon, 2013-05-20 08:16

“Do you value what limited ability you have to make your own decisions about your own property? Do you want housing to become more affordable so your children do not face a life time of tenancy?


Ralph Raico Comments on Rand, Rothbard, Mises and - best of all - theBrandens

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Submitted by Neil Parille on Sat, 2013-05-18 00:33

http://mises.org/media/7943/An...

Go to 22 minutes into.

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That would have been ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2013-05-18 04:33
That full interview was good Neil — by gregster on Sat, 2013-05-18 03:48

Arch Hill vs. Bunnings saga continues!

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Submitted by Stephen Berry on Thu, 2013-05-16 11:45

From www.affordable.org.nz

Arch Hill residents vs. Bunnings


The IRS and The Cult Of Arbitrary Power

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Submitted by Ed Hudgins on Wed, 2013-05-15 01:28

The IRS and The Cult Of Arbitrary Power
By Edward Hudgins

May 14, 2013 — The Internal Revenue Service has targeted “Tea Party,” conservative-leaning, and even Jewish non-profits for special harassment. There is even an indication that the IRS might have targeted reporters perceived as hostile to President Obama.

Recent Comments:
Liberal Jon Stewart upset with Obama — by Ed Hudgins on Mon, 2013-05-20 17:22
Obama is Richard Nixon — by Marcus on Fri, 2013-05-17 08:17
On the back of Kyrel's — by Mark Hubbard on Fri, 2013-05-17 05:25

Heidegger on Kant

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Submitted by seddon on Tue, 2013-05-14 12:48

In the 1927-28 semester, Heidegger delivered a course on Kant’s CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON.

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Fred — by tvr on Thu, 2013-08-01 07:29
Terry — by seddon on Wed, 2013-07-31 17:59
Fred — by tvr on Tue, 2013-07-30 20:07

Press Release: No Council Funds for Holy Trinity Cathedral

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Submitted by Stephen Berry on Tue, 2013-05-14 09:37

Affordable Auckland Waitemata & Gulf Council candidate Stephen Berry says not one cent of ratepayer money should go to Holy Trinity Cathedral for any reason. “It is far out of the bounds of core Council services to be giving millions of dollars of other people’s money to religious organisations. The Cathedral’s application should be dismissed immediately.”

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You know how to dig up disgusting news Stephen — by gregster on Tue, 2013-05-14 10:23

Tribute to Reason, Human Genius, and Engineering Prowess

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Tue, 2013-05-14 02:02

Remarkable video from the U.S. Space Shuttle:

www.io9.com/5893615/absolutely...


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Scorning Sicko Psychics

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Submitted by Ed Hudgins on Mon, 2013-05-13 20:20

Scorning Sicko Psychics

May 10, 1013 — Several days ago Amanda Berry escaped from a house of horrors where she’d been held as a kidnapped sex slave since 2003, along with two other women and her daughter, who was born of one of the rapes she suffered. The details of this shocking crime disgust all decent people and the monster responsible should be punished to the fullest extent of the law.

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Fundamental Enemy and Destroyer of Life — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Mon, 2013-05-13 21:35

Zero Electronic Privacy in America

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Mon, 2013-05-13 03:13

Here's a perfectly terrifying article.

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Well.. — by Jules Troy on Mon, 2013-05-13 04:02

The Best Novels and Plays About Business: Results of a Survey

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Submitted by younkins on Sun, 2013-05-12 21:19

My Koch Research Fellows, Jomana Krupinski and Kaitlyn Pytlak, and I conducted a survey of 250 Business and Economics professors and 250 English and Literature professors.


Press Release: Rates Increase Anything But Average

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Submitted by Stephen Berry on Wed, 2013-05-08 10:51

Death to Democracy!

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Tue, 2013-05-07 00:58

Democracy is truly a moronic and slimy political value and social organization principle. Why trust, and be guided by, the man in the street, when he is usually an ignorant bastard from hell?

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Aye — by Jules Troy on Tue, 2013-05-07 04:19

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Brylliant Bryn

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2013-05-06 01:21

Squillo, the Italians call it, the piercing quality in a voice that enables it to cut across an orchestra, the aural equivalent of a laser beam; squillo is what the Welshman Bryn Terfel has in abundance, as he demonstrated on Friday night at the acoustically challenging Michael Fowler Centre.

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Linz... — by Marcus on Sun, 2013-05-12 07:20
Squillo from Giuseppe di Stefano — by Ty on Sun, 2013-05-12 00:46
Sounds like a wonderful — by Julian Pistorius on Mon, 2013-05-06 09:23

How DIM are Aristotle, Plato and Newton?

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Submitted by seddon on Sun, 2013-05-05 17:27

Peikoff has Aristotle and Newton as I-mode thinkers and Plato as P2. In other words, Aristotle and Newton are secularist while Plato is a pure supernaturalist. Are these modal assignments accurate?

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Kyrel — by gregster on Tue, 2013-05-07 11:45
Karel — by seddon on Tue, 2013-05-07 11:02
Eventually — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Tue, 2013-05-07 00:12

Civilizational Jihad

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Submitted by Doug Bandler on Thu, 2013-05-02 18:32

This video is a remarkable example of clear thinking and analysis. Stephen Coughlin calmly explains what true Muslims in America think and what their goals are. The goal of serious, committed Muslims is "civilizational Jihad" or occupation and conquest through immigration.

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Correct Shane — by gregster on Fri, 2013-05-03 09:22
No intention to integrate — by Doug Bandler on Fri, 2013-05-03 05:23
Savages — by Shane on Thu, 2013-05-02 23:40

Ronnie's KASS Message to Republicans: Bold Colors, Not Pale Pastels

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2013-05-01 23:57

Applies to Objectivists too!


LocaL Board Chairperson Puts on Her Important Boots

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Submitted by Stephen Berry on Wed, 2013-05-01 11:52

‘Legal High’ Shop Not Welcome in Manurewa
Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 4:46 pm
Press Release: Manurewa Local Board

Media Statement

1 May 2013

‘Legal High’ Shop Not Welcome in Manurewa.


Imagination Needed to Fix Auckland Transport

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Submitted by Stephen Berry on Tue, 2013-04-30 09:59

According to Affordable Auckland Waitemata & Gulf Council candidate Stephen Berry, there is a “severe lack of imagination” in the current debate over how Auckland’s transport needs should be funded.


Luminously DIM!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2013-04-28 10:10

Well, I've finished it, The DIM Hypothesis, having stopped a lot along the way and sprinkled quotations from it on sundry threads.

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Evidence For Peikoff's Prediction? — by tvr on Thu, 2013-08-15 20:42
I believe that Ayn Rand's — by Check Your Premise on Fri, 2013-05-24 03:46
If one holds to the premise — by Check Your Premise on Fri, 2013-05-24 03:33

The Solution To Islamic Terrorism

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Submitted by Doug Bandler on Sat, 2013-04-27 03:44

This is Larry Auster's epic post on this subject. Its the post that started me down the path to the "quarantine" strategy for dealing with Islam; i.e. quarantine Islam within its ancestral lands.

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Re Doug's comment — by gregster on Sun, 2013-08-18 22:26
Important Videos from Doug — by Rosie on Sun, 2013-08-18 22:13
Doug — by i.am.dan.edge on Thu, 2013-05-30 08:37

Hudgins Double Book Review in eSkeptic: It’s Getting Better All the Time!

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Submitted by Ed Hudgins on Thu, 2013-04-25 17:49

Hudgins Double Book Review in eSkeptic: It’s Getting Better All the Time!

ESkeptic, the email newsletter of the Skeptic Society, today featured a double book review by The Atlas Society’s Edward Hudgins. Under the title “It’s Getting Better All the Time,” Hudgins looks at Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think, by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler and Merchants of Despair: Radical Environmentalists, Criminal Pseudo-Scientists, and the Fatal Cult of Antihumanism, by Robert Zubrin.

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nice way of describing it — by Doug Bandler on Sun, 2013-04-28 18:28
Kyrel — by gregster on Sun, 2013-04-28 01:26
Kyle — by Doug Bandler on Sat, 2013-04-27 18:21

Gay "Marriage" - A Good Argument That It Is Epistemologically Invalid

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Submitted by Doug Bandler on Wed, 2013-04-24 22:06

I just discovered this:

http://ronpisaturo.com/blog/20...

Recent Comments:
Linz — by Michael Moeller on Fri, 2013-05-10 03:02
Linz — by Michael Moeller on Wed, 2013-05-01 18:02
Cool — by Doug Bandler on Sun, 2013-04-28 18:30

Press Release: Arch Hill Residents Support Unemployment

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Submitted by Stephen Berry on Wed, 2013-04-24 11:03

Press Release
Affordable Auckland
Resource Consents

Arch Hill Residents Support Unemployment


Press Release: Len Brown's Property Cronyism

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Submitted by Stephen Berry on Mon, 2013-04-22 09:59

“It is truly disturbing to see the Mayor of Auckland City using Council resources to advocate for individual businesses while in the process using tokenism to make it appear the Council is serious abo


Questions For Yaron Brook Regarding The Boston Massacre

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Submitted by Doug Bandler on Fri, 2013-04-19 22:13

Yaron, if by some chance you are reading this:

1) Do you still think that the solution to Islamic terrorism is war policy?

2) Would the Boston Massacre have been avoided if we bombed Iran?

Recent Comments:
Answers to the Questions — by Real Objectivist on Sun, 2013-05-26 21:09
Agreed — by Jules Troy on Sun, 2013-05-26 05:35
Change — by LoveLife on Sun, 2013-05-26 05:21

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