Make Objectivism Great Again series

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Submitted by Bruno Turner - BTO on Tue, 2017-06-27 16:10

Let the Make Objectivism Great Again series begin!

In this video series we will be discussing Linz' open letter to Objectivists (http://www.solopassion.com/nod...).

I like to call Linz' letter a Call to Arms, hence one of my goals here is to rally the troops.

We'll both try to analyze and discuss the open letter, its underlying principles and their consequences, and relate it to other works by Objectivist "dissidents", such as Ed Powell's immigration essay.

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YB — by Brant Gaede on Thu, 2017-07-20 04:06
Yaron the Misanthrope — by Neil Parille on Thu, 2017-07-20 00:54
Iran — by Neil Parille on Wed, 2017-07-19 20:07

Open Letter to Objectivists—Make Objectivism Great Again! Repudiate Obleftivism!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2017-02-06 02:44

[This is an expanded version of the opening statement I had prepared for my aborted debate with Yaron Brook on Amy Peikoff's BlogTalkRadio show, "Don't Let It Go." I withdrew from the debate when I realised I could not in all conscience comply with her last-minute request that I refrain from making "sweeping statements" critical of Yaron. Warning: the following contains a number of sweeping statements critical of Yaron.]

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Ed — by Neil Parille on Wed, 2017-07-26 13:39
Greg — by Neil Parille on Wed, 2017-07-26 13:13
Ed — by gregster on Wed, 2017-07-26 05:19

Muslims

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Thu, 2017-07-27 05:11

There are basically only two types of Muslims in the world today: active and passive. Or else: loudly-and-openly Islamic and quietly-and-discretely Islamic.Or else: honestly-and-sincerely Islamic and cowardly-and-hypocritically Islamic.


Brook Argues That Race Is A "Social Construct" -- ARI Is Now Officially Post Modern Left and SJW

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Submitted by Neil Parille on Mon, 2017-07-24 21:55

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These "studies" ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2017-07-27 06:41
Liar and Evader Yaron Brook — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Thu, 2017-07-27 06:33
ARIan Censorship — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Thu, 2017-07-27 06:10

President Donald Trump

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Submitted by Ed Hudgins on Fri, 2017-01-20 19:01

Obama is out and the rebuilding begins!

We all have our favorite moments in the inaugural speech. What are yours?

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Amy thinks there are transgendered people — by Neil Parille on Thu, 2017-07-27 11:51
Masculine Military — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2017-07-27 10:25
I wonder ... — by VSD on Thu, 2017-07-27 09:39

The Problem with Women

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Submitted by Olivia on Thu, 2017-07-20 06:28

By Olivia Pierson
http://www.oliviapierson.org/b...

One of my bug-bears is how much feminism has messed with the heads of modern females - to the point where they have shot themselves in the foot so severely that it’s created an ugly limp in what ought to be a woman’s confident stride. What makes this limp a travesty is that I am talking about women who have been thoroughly ‘emancipated’.

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Kyrel... — by Olivia on Mon, 2017-07-24 03:39
Outstanding! — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sun, 2017-07-23 15:15
Mary Wollstonecraft... — by Olivia on Sun, 2017-07-23 05:24

Trump vs The Filth: 100 Days In, Trump Is Winning!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2017-04-30 03:40

100 days in, Trump is winning.

In the epic show-down between President Donald Trump and the forces I generically designate as "The Filth," Trump is winning.

Recent Comments:
Amy on Tucker — by Neil Parille on Sun, 2017-07-16 21:41
Luke — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2017-07-16 11:30
Quintessential Filth of the Moronnial Variety — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2017-07-16 10:52

The Confessions of an Orthodox Objectivist

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Submitted by Chanakya on Mon, 2017-04-17 03:03

I have a confession to make. For two years I was an Orthodox Objectivist.

On any usual day, I used to make nice and reverent comments in the social media about some Objectivist God or demigod (I will reveal later in the article who the Gods and the demigods are). I was a member of the “Orthodox brigade” on FB—we used to “like” each other’s nice and reverent posts and leave complimentary comments.

Recent Comments:
Hypocrisy of Orthodox Objectivists — by Chanakya on Tue, 2017-05-02 13:36
Not so complete control — by Ed Hudgins on Tue, 2017-05-02 04:39
Intellectual heir? Who cares? — by Chanakya on Sun, 2017-04-30 17:32

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NZ on Screen: New Linz Profile (with very old pic: hair warning!)

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2017-06-21 07:20

https://www.nzonscreen.com/per...

... In the 1989 Post profile Perigo expressed concerns about the depth of debate he was able to elicit on television: "we’ve become a sort of society where people don't analyse an argument: they attach brandnames to people who proffer arguments and think that they’ve dealt with the argument that way". In 1993 he infamously abandoned the medium, claiming that TVNZ news and current affairs was "braindead", and that stories of celebrities and trapped cats had superseded politics.

Recent Comments:
Andrew — by Richard G McGrath on Fri, 2017-06-23 02:44
At least you had/have hair — by Andrew Atkin on Thu, 2017-06-22 03:39

Contra Obleftivism—Overturning Treason

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2017-02-11 23:12

The idea here is to put Yaron Brook, Andrew Bernstein, Onkar Ghate et al on notice: the game is up. We're on to you.

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Israeli Nationalist Bias — by Luke Setzer on Fri, 2017-03-24 11:48
Yaron — by gregster on Fri, 2017-03-24 06:10
YBI — by Luke Setzer on Thu, 2017-03-23 13:33

Make Western Civilisation Great Again!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2016-12-29 04:25

Undeniably, the biggest events of 2016, seismic in their enormity, were Brexit and the election of Donald Trump. Because of those two events, for the first time in eight years we could say that Western Civilisation had rallied to mount a rearguard action against The Anti-West, aka Islamo-Marxism, aka The Filth. The latter were in pouting, infantile retreat, alternately sullen and hysterical, unable to comprehend that the seeming hegemony of their loathsome, totalitarian world view was not invincible after all.

Recent Comments:
Neil — by Doug Bandler The Second on Wed, 2017-02-15 05:22
Thomas Aquinas On Immigration — by Neil Parille on Wed, 2017-02-15 03:46
Outstanding post! — by Triassic on Sun, 2017-01-01 02:45

FilthWatch: Clinton News Network Well and Truly Busted!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2017-06-27 07:05

CNN Filth inadvertently exposed by one of their own employees. The most salutary moment is when any notion of "ethics" in journalism is derided as "adorable." Pretty much where we're at in life generally, in this grotesque anti-culture of moronnials, pomowankers and fry-quackers, aided and abetted by, of all entities, the Ayn Rand Institute. In any event, even in such a depraved world, this must surely spell the end of the Russia bullshit, as well as the careers of such Filth as Zucker, Cooper, Lemon, Tapper, Stelter et al ... mustn't it? Please tell me yes!

Recent Comments:
FilthWatch: Justin Trudeau — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2017-07-18 01:03
Filth-Watch: Ugly Male Moronnial — by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2017-07-17 03:23
And still more CNN-Filth! — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2017-07-16 05:34

A Time *Not* to "Come Together"!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2017-06-15 01:54

The Trump Derangement Syndrome mob, who make up a significant portion of The Filth (of whom I have written here copiously), have been exceptionally incontinent since Trump became president.

Recent Comments:
Interesting but trivial — by Doug Bandler The Second on Sat, 2017-07-15 16:41
Yes — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2017-07-15 08:52
Amy... — by Olivia on Sat, 2017-07-15 07:41

New Permanent Thread: To Iran with The Filth!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2017-06-11 06:34

This thread will be permanently blue-stickied, like the Global Warming thread, and should be treated as a resource both to mete out a modicum of virtual justice to The Filth and to afford an outlet for decent human beings to relieve some of their frustration at the prevalence of said Filth.

Recent Comments:
To Iran with Scott Pelley! — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2017-06-20 02:28
To Iran with Chris Wallace — by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2017-06-19 06:30
Dispecable Cuckservative Traitors — by Bruno Turner - BTO on Fri, 2017-06-16 16:20

Mario, Mark and Johannes—Glory Lives!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2017-03-31 08:43

Australian tenor Mark Vincent, who won the Australia's Got Talent competition at the age of 15, has just released a CD called A Tribute to Mario Lanza, the latest in a long line of tenors to do so.

Recent Comments:
The Release Of ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2017-04-14 06:39
The Making Of .... — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2017-04-13 08:43

High-Quality Videos

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Tue, 2017-03-28 23:58

I think it would be nice if there was a place here for high-quality videos, such as films, t'v' shows, and video shorts. Watching well-made videos is one of the great pleasures of life.

Recent Comments:
'Genius!' — by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2017-06-12 11:58
'Last Resort' — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2017-05-27 12:30
Modern Problem — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Thu, 2017-04-20 03:07

Yaron Brook and Amy Peikoff Discuss Immigration Without Linz

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Submitted by edpowell on Thu, 2017-03-23 22:15

This is a complete transcript of the discussion between Amy and Yaron about immigration that occurred on Feb 10, 2017 in lieu of the promised debate between Linz and Brook. Brook himself is such a weasel and shifts his position on this issue over and over again depending on the circumstances and audience that I thought it was valuable for a complete record of his remarks be made and made public so that appropriate analysis and criticism can be made of them without actually having to repeatedly listen over and over to the audio recording, which is mind-numbingly painful to listen to.

Recent Comments:
Especially illuminating ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2017-06-10 05:21
BTO — by Doug Bandler The Second on Wed, 2017-06-07 23:40
Go, Bruno!! — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2017-06-07 21:41

New (Kindle *and* Paperback!) Edition of Linz's 'The One Tenor: A Salute to Mario Lanza'

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Submitted by Derek McGovern on Tue, 2016-07-12 09:59

New (Kindle *and* Paperback!) Edition of Linz's 'The One Tenor: A Salute to Mario Lanza'

I've just posted the following item about Linz's updated edition of The One Tenor on my website, Mario Lanza, Tenor (http://www.mariolanzatenor.com...):

Recent Comments:
Jeff Rense writes — by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2016-07-25 08:31
Greg — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2016-07-22 09:43
Neil — by gregster on Fri, 2016-07-22 06:23

Book recommendations

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Submitted by Tore on Mon, 2016-02-15 19:02

This is a thread where I want to see everyone (that is, the four other people posting on this site) recommend books.

Recent Comments:
Sparrowhark — by Grant Jones on Thu, 2016-02-18 19:08
Dykes purchased — by Tore on Wed, 2016-02-17 09:13
Perigo! — by Tore on Wed, 2016-02-17 08:35

Music of the Gods

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2008-04-21 06:11

"The emotion involved in art is not an emotion in the ordinary meaning of the term. It is experienced more as a 'sense' or a 'feel,' but it has two characteristics pertaining to emotions: it is automatically immediate and it has an intense, profoundly personal (yet undefined) value-meaning to the individual experiencing it.

Recent Comments:
Music of the God Ludwig — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2017-07-27 08:12
Unique — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2017-07-26 05:44
Someone else ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2017-07-16 06:40

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The Great Global Warming Swindle!!!

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Submitted by Marcus on Sat, 2007-03-10 19:12

Surprise, surprise.

You can watch the entire thing now - for free - already on Google Video.
Watch it while you can, here is the link below.

Recent Comments:
NOAA Scientists Falsify Data to Dupe World Leaders on Climate — by Luke Setzer on Wed, 2017-02-15 16:56
Anti-EPA attorney to head the EPA — by gregster on Thu, 2016-12-08 04:29
How Funny is this? — by HWH on Thu, 2015-10-08 05:39

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Death to Islam! [Reprised to mark latest Islamatrocities in ... I've given up itemising the locations. Today, June 20, 2017: Brusselistan. Again.]

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2006-02-06 23:49

[Note—June 13, 2016, following the killing of 50+ attendees at an Orlando gay nightclub: I hope LGBT moronnials, the Pink Swastika carriers who support the Islamappeasing agenda of Obama and remain silent, as he does, about Islam's routine killing of gays while loudly propounding a totalitarian PC agenda of their own, will be awakened by yesterday's slaughters to the nature of Islam in particular and tyranny in general.]

Recent Comments:
"Cop" — by Neil Parille on Tue, 2017-07-25 14:34
"Cop" who shot Aussie woman ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2017-07-25 05:53
Not all millennials are moronnials! — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2017-07-11 07:17

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SOLO Credo

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2005-11-30 09:26

SOLO—Sense of Life Objectivists.

  • "The total passion for the total height."
  • Rational passion and passionate reason.
  • Say what you mean, and mean what you say.
  • "This above all, to thine own self be true."
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In " Fountainhead" the total — by 0 on Fri, 2011-06-17 21:25
Tonytowner — by Kasper on Wed, 2010-05-05 23:12
Haven't seen this type of — by tonytowner on Wed, 2010-05-05 10:55

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The Burka vs The Cape

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Submitted by Shane Pleasance on Thu, 2016-09-08 21:42

Two significant cities, London and Johannesburg.

Both with new mayors.


"The Flight 93 Election"

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Submitted by Grant Jones on Wed, 2016-09-07 22:34

Excellent read. No doubt, James S. Valliant, Yawon Bwook, Harry Binswanger and the rest of the no-borders (for America) traitors will stick their fingers in their ears and scream "raaaaycist!"

Recent Comments:
America needs secession — by Andrew Atkin on Thu, 2016-09-08 00:17
Unfortunately this is all — by Charles Theron on Wed, 2016-09-07 22:58

A Spring Miracle

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2016-09-04 04:42

"Swing into Spring" we were enjoined last night by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, teamed up with the Rodger Fox Big Band at the Michael Fowler Centre.


Ann Coulter's New Book

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Submitted by Grant Jones on Thu, 2016-09-01 04:03

I'm about half way through Ann Coulter's new book "In Trump We Trust." It's obviously a quickie campaign book. But, it's worth a read.

Recent Comments:
Trump's immigration speech — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2016-09-01 05:13

New Ghate and Journo Book on "Islamic Totalitarianism" - My Amazon Review

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Submitted by Neil Parille on Wed, 2016-08-31 22:02

Editors Onkar Ghate and Elan Journo are employees of the Ayn Rand Institute (ARI).

Recent Comments:
Vladimir Putin Inauguration 2012 — by Neil Parille on Thu, 2016-09-15 00:04
Milo Talks About Rotherham And The Money Honeys Change The Topic — by Neil Parille on Tue, 2016-09-13 22:31
Leftists Lie — by Neil Parille on Tue, 2016-09-13 21:54

Music of the Gods: Proof of Dead White Male Supremacy!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2016-08-31 08:07

With evil being more rampant than ever in the world right now, not least among those claiming to be among the good guys, it's timely to remind ourselves of the Number One repository of the Good: music from the Romantic era.


Feralislam's Greatest Hits ...

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2016-08-29 10:01

... or, How Feralislam Deals with Its Own. Leave them to it, I say!!!

Recent Comments:
Nweil — by Grant Jones on Thu, 2016-10-13 00:39
A Wall Wouldn't Work — by Neil Parille on Wed, 2016-10-12 15:08
Grant - Santa Ana — by Neil Parille on Wed, 2016-10-12 15:03

Stop Press! Linz on 'The Beat Goes On' Tonight!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2016-08-29 05:26
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SKY 83 FACE TV Tonight at 8.00pm 29th of August, 2016
NZ's longest running TV chat show (Repeats Friday 11pm & Saturday 10.00am)

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I can't wait... — by Olivia on Tue, 2016-08-30 08:33

Is it possible to turn the world into Islam?

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Submitted by Andrew Atkin on Sun, 2016-08-28 23:37

I'm very interested to see what other people think about this?

I remember asking myself a question a while back. What would be the most efficient way to defeat ISIS in battle?

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Operation Remove the — by Andrew Atkin on Wed, 2017-02-08 01:52
We invite them in, — by Richard Wiig on Tue, 2017-02-07 23:46
Just another thought. — by Andrew Atkin on Tue, 2017-02-07 22:05

Understanding Evil

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Submitted by Andrew Atkin on Sat, 2016-08-27 02:37

Tony Veitch, the former New Zealand TV presenter, kicked his girlfriend in the back and put her in hospital. His assault was of course evil. But what created this evil?

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Philip — by Andrew Atkin on Mon, 2017-01-16 21:17
That's just dishonest: you do — by PhilipD on Mon, 2017-01-16 06:43
Philip — by Andrew Atkin on Mon, 2017-01-16 03:29

Yaron Brook on the Nice attack

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Submitted by Mark Hunter on Thu, 2016-08-25 17:41

The latest article on ARI Watch is
The Limit of Absurdity

Recent Comments:
Ideas Rule the World -- Not People — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2016-09-03 00:04
Sorry for that, not exactly genocide but its intimation — by gregster on Thu, 2016-09-01 09:38
Not One Muslim = Genocide?! — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2016-09-01 09:03

Liberalism in History

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2016-08-20 03:00

Liberalism is the central concept around which all of human history pivots.

Recent Comments:
Simple Healthiness and Normalcy — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Thu, 2016-08-25 15:48
Kyrel: Chicken or egg? — by Andrew Atkin on Thu, 2016-08-25 00:02

"Magnificent Pandemonium"—Linz vs Muslims and Their Enablers

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2016-08-17 03:12

This is the speech I delivered almost in its entirety in my capacity as special commentator, along with Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy, at Monday night's semi-final in the intra-university Next Generation Debates series at Auckland University. I say "almost in its entirety" because a gaggle of Muslims became very vocal near the end of my speech and demanded, successfully, I be stopped at once for having gone over my allocated time. The point at which I was shut down is noted in the text below.

Recent Comments:
Good albeit scary Iceland link, Lindsay — by Andrew Atkin on Wed, 2017-05-17 11:50
The Filth Poisons Robert Spencer — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2017-05-17 06:37
Disgusting... — by Olivia on Wed, 2017-04-19 10:22

"A long Train of Abuses and Usurpations…” By Ed Cline

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Submitted by Olivia on Tue, 2016-08-16 23:24

[Reposted from the blog of Edward Cline]


Olympics = Bread & Circuses

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Submitted by Doug Bandler Th... on Sun, 2016-08-14 18:21

Here is Stefan Molyneux conducting a very libertarian analysis of the Olympics. He destroys the entire modern phenomenon. As usual, his is a very empirical analysis.

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Magnificent! — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Mon, 2016-08-15 21:13

Linz among the Moronnials!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2016-08-12 09:20

Next Generation Debates

Auckland semi-final

Moot: This house would ban religious symbols in public.

Recent Comments:
Wow. Can't wait to watch — by Mark Hubbard on Mon, 2016-08-15 22:13
Resolved — by Grant Jones on Sat, 2016-08-13 20:15
It will be ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2016-08-13 06:01

There Goes Bosch Fawstin Again

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Submitted by Grant Jones on Tue, 2016-08-09 23:23

Fawstin has just posted a new drawing of Pamela Geller on his website. He justly praises Geller's boundless courage in the face of attacks and threats from Mohammedans and Social Justice Warriors.

Recent Comments:
Rising — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sun, 2016-08-21 00:02
The Evident Strength and Weakness of Bosch Fawstin — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2016-08-20 23:52
Regarding David Kelley — by Doug Bandler The Second on Sun, 2016-08-14 17:31

What Donald Trump Should Be to Americans, by Ed Cline

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Submitted by Olivia on Sat, 2016-08-06 20:35

[Thankyou Ed Cline! It is important that a man, an American man, says this so clearly. Olivia.]


Call The Filth to Account!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2016-08-05 22:28

If you think The Filth's handing over of $400 million in an unmarked plane in the dead of night to Iranian Islamofascists is the last straw, go ahead and sign this!

Recent Comments:
Trump 2016! — by Grant Jones on Fri, 2016-08-12 01:27

Penn Jillette and Objectivism

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2016-08-03 04:08

Rebel magician and entertainer Penn Jillette's new book Presto!: How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales came out today.

Recent Comments:
Celebrity — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Fri, 2016-08-05 02:35
Rothbardians — by Doug Bandler The Second on Thu, 2016-08-04 16:51
Penn and Teller — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Thu, 2016-08-04 15:49

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