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Atlas Shrugged Part 1: Review

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Submitted by mckeever on Thu, 2011-10-27 18:58

Tomorrow, “Atlas Shrugged Part 1″ will make its first appearance on Canada’s silver screens.

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James McAlvoy, Jake Gyllenhaal, Rob Pattinson, Ryan — by seymourblogger on Sat, 2011-10-29 19:39
I can think of sexy males that are not "macho" — by 0 on Sat, 2011-10-29 08:46
Additionally you have the — by seymourblogger on Sat, 2011-10-29 03:18

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I Reckon We Might be Over-Regulating Rain Water a Little Bit

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2011-10-26 00:51

Oh dear. I've got this sinking feeling, excuse the pun to come.

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Nice link Richard — by Sandi on Sat, 2011-10-29 08:37
Frack me — by Richard Goode on Fri, 2011-10-28 06:39
Um, I'm not qualified to — by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2011-10-27 22:28

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Bill English's Definition of Fairness Makes Him a Communist - How Am I Wrong?

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Tue, 2011-10-25 20:11

I'd missed this stunning post from Kiwiblog, and it needs exposure every way and every where possible.

http://www.kiwiblog.co.nz/2011...

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Reed — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2011-10-26 06:09
We are our brothers' — by reed on Wed, 2011-10-26 00:47
We are our brothers' keepers — by Richard Goode on Tue, 2011-10-25 23:44

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Ban the burqa

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Submitted by Anonymous Guest on Tue, 2011-10-25 16:45

A leading WA Muslim has risked a backlash from his community by calling on the winner of the Federal election to ban the wearing of burqas in public.

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You are not gonna win this one — by seymourblogger on Sat, 2011-10-29 21:06
"As for searching and — by 0 on Sat, 2011-10-29 06:24
Reject banning of garments, yes absolutely — by Sandi on Sat, 2011-10-29 00:41

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USA Edges Closer to Civil War

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Submitted by Sandi on Tue, 2011-10-25 05:51

Jesse Jackson Junior: “Obama tends to idealize, and rightfully so, Abraham Lincoln who looked at states in rebellion and he made a judgment that the government of the United States, while the states a

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Vatican already had " global — by 0 on Fri, 2011-10-28 19:00
2nd Amendment Under Threat — by Sandi on Wed, 2011-10-26 04:23
Vatican calls for Global Authority — by Sandi on Tue, 2011-10-25 08:55

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Quote of the day

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Submitted by Anonymous Guest on Mon, 2011-10-24 14:32

"...our civil rights have no dependence on our religious opinions any more than our opinions in physics or geometry, that therefore the proscribing any citizen as unworthy the public confidence, by la

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Richard — by 0 on Wed, 2011-10-26 22:02
Paul — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2011-10-26 07:30
Burnsy, I have a question — by Sandi on Wed, 2011-10-26 05:25

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Let's Deal to the fallacy that Deregulating the Finance Industry Caused the Global Financial Crisis

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Mon, 2011-10-24 04:28

Now that Totalitarian Trev's ban of my posting to Red Alert has been extended from five weeks to one year, I've had to go back to playing in Kim Jong Hickey's sandpit.

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And — by gregster on Tue, 2011-10-25 05:24
What would Rand have said? — by seymourblogger on Tue, 2011-10-25 04:11

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Red Alert 2: Reply to Trevor Mallard II - Government Debt, Housing, Shooting Taxpayers.

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Fri, 2011-10-21 22:33

Trevor says:

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Mark — by Richard Goode on Fri, 2011-11-11 11:35
I take it back. Your post is — by Mark Hubbard on Fri, 2011-10-28 21:51
I've just has a look at the — by Mark Hubbard on Fri, 2011-10-28 21:50

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Sermon on the Hill

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Fri, 2011-10-21 00:18

At short notice, I was roped in to substitute for ALCP leader Michael Appleby at a Wellington Central candidates meeting, held in St. John's Hall in Karori, Wellington on Wednesday evening.

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Richard — by 0 on Tue, 2011-10-25 16:11
Fallacy of Interpretation — by seymourblogger on Tue, 2011-10-25 03:52
Leonid — by Richard Goode on Mon, 2011-10-24 19:55

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Weasel Words

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Submitted by Anonymous Guest on Thu, 2011-10-20 19:49

I find it refreshing that in these forums we are encouraged to say what we mean and mean what we say. This leads me to the topic of weasel words.

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marked man — by 0 on Fri, 2011-10-21 18:16
Burnsy — by gregster on Fri, 2011-10-21 06:55
Finally — by 0 on Fri, 2011-10-21 02:38

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Don't vote for this ruler of men ...

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2011-10-20 09:29

(Life Behind The IRon Drape archive: I might have lost the blog, but still have few posts on my hard drive - posting only those relevant to November election.)

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I've unbelievably spent some — by Mark Hubbard on Sat, 2011-10-22 03:56

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The Tantrums in Athens and Wall Street.

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Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2011-10-19 23:30

I don’t know what sort of stupid you tag the people in Athens who at the same time are:

Protesting for more government services, and
Protesting against taxation increases.

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I see the government borrowed — by Mark Hubbard on Thu, 2011-10-20 04:06

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Constitution of the New Socialist Republic of North America

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Submitted by Sandi on Wed, 2011-10-19 20:28

"to defeat, abolish and dismantle the imperialist system in the former USA.

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Oh dear. — by Olivia on Thu, 2011-10-20 05:31
Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly — by Sandi on Wed, 2011-10-19 21:52

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Universal Ballot Question

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2011-10-19 14:21

I think this would be a better world if every election, in every locale, on every level of government, featured the following ballot question:


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Objectivism and man's right to chose his destiny

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Submitted by Anonymous Guest on Wed, 2011-10-19 08:59

Could someone please help me reconcile some SOLO members' assertions that one one hand "objectively man has a right to chose the way he lives his life" while on the other hand such a right can be over

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Thanks Sandi — by 0 on Wed, 2011-10-26 08:40
Challenge. — by 0 on Wed, 2011-10-26 07:44

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I saw this on the side of a bus today...

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Submitted by Marcus on Tue, 2011-10-18 20:23

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Not funny... — by Marcus on Fri, 2011-10-28 08:11
Nice sort of Lacan reply — by seymourblogger on Thu, 2011-10-27 20:58
Lost on me too — by seymourblogger on Thu, 2011-10-27 20:57

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Lady Slapper's Birthday draws nigh

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Submitted by Sandi on Tue, 2011-10-18 09:55

Forgive me Olivia, the exact date eludes me but I know it is very close.

HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY to you, beautiful, sweet lady!!!

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"Sweet and sour" buffet? — by Marcus on Wed, 2011-10-19 08:35
The 23rd — by Sandi on Wed, 2011-10-19 05:45
Aaaaaaaaaaaaargh!!!!!!! — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2011-10-18 23:45

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Ready for a belly laugh? Take a gander at this

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Submitted by Sandi on Sat, 2011-10-15 10:41

"The Tug toner"

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Priceless! — by Olivia on Sat, 2011-10-15 23:36

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Capill syndrome

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sat, 2011-10-15 03:43

Capill syndrome, named after New Zealand's notorious sex offender and former MP Graham Capill, is characterised as follows.

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Richard — by 0 on Sat, 2011-10-15 10:16
Three not-so-wise women — by Richard Goode on Sat, 2011-10-15 08:11
Richard — by Sandi on Sat, 2011-10-15 07:50

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Press TV taken off air (UK) – Satire against the TSA to be banned

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Submitted by Sandi on Fri, 2011-10-14 21:34

Free Speech is currently being serioulsy eroded in both the UK and USA.


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Quote of the Day - Stephen Fry

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Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2011-10-13 12:58
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Now I feel foolish! — by Marcus on Wed, 2012-01-25 11:31

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No kidding!

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Submitted by Anonymous Guest on Wed, 2011-10-12 20:09

TEL AVIV, Israel — The Israelis are developing an airport security device that eliminates the privacy concerns that come with full-body scanners.


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The Hypocrisy of "Occupy Wall Street"

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Submitted by Anonymous Guest on Tue, 2011-10-11 07:48
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More on Elizabeth Warren . . . — by 0 on Sat, 2012-01-07 04:41
This might be the finest news — by 0 on Sun, 2011-11-20 08:00
This might be the finest news reports produced - OWS — by Sandi on Sat, 2011-11-19 22:47

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Ceding Freedom for Security

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Submitted by Sandi on Sat, 2011-10-08 05:13

Since 9/11 over 9,000 Americans lives have been lost and the American government can lay claim to the deaths of a small handful of alleged terrorists.

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Benjamin Franklin — by Richard Goode on Sat, 2011-10-08 10:28

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LOST IN TRANSLATION

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Submitted by seddon on Fri, 2011-10-07 00:49

Anyone who has read my book on Rand, knows that I’m not one of those who read Plato as a two-world metaphysician. But I am sympathetic to those who think he was but don’t read Greek.

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I can, but time not. There is — by 0 on Sat, 2012-02-04 10:13
It — by Brant Gaede on Sat, 2012-02-04 07:32
sEDDON — by 0 on Sat, 2012-02-04 05:00

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Quote of the Day: I shall drink

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Mon, 2011-10-03 19:23

I remember that a certain man whom I once comforted on the loss of his son said to me, "Wait and see, Martin, you will become a great man." I have often thought of these words, for, as I have said, su

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Alcohol is a Class C controlled drug analogue — by Richard Goode on Fri, 2011-10-07 03:49

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Shit, Shovel or Sean

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Mon, 2011-10-03 07:18
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Ohariu electorate candidates' forum — by Richard Goode on Tue, 2011-11-01 12:22
Force Dunne Into Rehab — by Richard Goode on Fri, 2011-10-07 03:52

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Showtime: Obamacare goes to the Supreme Court

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Submitted by Anonymous Guest on Thu, 2011-09-29 19:17

http://blog.heritage.org/2011/...

Obamacare Has Arrived in the Supreme Court
Hans von Spakovsky
September 28, 2011 at 11:00 am

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Re: the Individual Mandate penalty — by 0 on Sun, 2011-10-02 23:51

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This garbage is not worth replying to

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Wed, 2011-09-28 18:24

On 11 August 2003, Greg Soar, Coordinator of the GreenCross Medicinal Cannabis Support Group, sent a letter to United Future MP Judy Turner.

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Matthew 16:23 — by Richard Goode on Thu, 2011-09-29 10:27
Dunne is a dreadful minister, — by 0 on Wed, 2011-09-28 19:35

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Kant on Reason and Reality

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Submitted by seddon on Mon, 2011-09-26 13:32

It is a commonplace in Objectivism that Kant severed reason from reality. I would like to examine this notion.

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Ding an Sich — by seddon on Thu, 2011-10-06 15:55
Problems — by ding_an_sich on Thu, 2011-10-06 12:55
Seddon — by 0 on Mon, 2011-10-03 11:25

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