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Happy Birthday, Patrick McGoohan

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Submitted by mvardoulis on Wed, 2013-02-20 01:53
You Are, Number 6

I almost forgot, it's been so long since Mr. McGoohan 'resigned' from the burdens of this world. Happy 85th birthday, Patrick!

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Exactly, Kyrel! — by mvardoulis on Fri, 2013-02-22 20:53
He Never Gave In or Gave Up — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Fri, 2013-02-22 18:27
Some of Patrick McGoohan's best work — by mvardoulis on Fri, 2013-02-22 06:41

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Hobson's Choice

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Fri, 2013-02-15 01:40

In John Milton's Paradise Lost [1667], Satan says: "Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven." But why be either hell's master or heaven's slave?

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What?! — by Jules Troy on Sun, 2013-02-17 12:02
Organization Man — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sun, 2013-02-17 11:22
I used freemasonry as the perfect example — by Sandi on Sat, 2013-02-16 20:57

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MP: Richard Prosser kneels to serve the will of his aggressors

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Submitted by Sandi on Wed, 2013-02-13 21:32

Richard Prosser has enslaved himself to the will of his attackers. He has thrown himself at the feet of his antagonists requesting that they forgive him for speaking his mind.


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Rand Paul Delivers Tea Party State of the Union Address 12th Feb 2013

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Submitted by Sandi on Wed, 2013-02-13 07:33

Sen. Rand Paul delivers the tea party's response to President Obama's 2013 State of the Union address.
Spoken like a true, nay, next president of the United States of America.

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Quite so ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2013-02-13 23:01
And Yet Lindsay — by Doug Bandler on Wed, 2013-02-13 22:30

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Australian Famers Hogtied by RMA - Agenda 21

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Submitted by Sandi on Mon, 2013-02-11 22:11

“People have had enough of this bureaucracy, this madness”

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Ascent

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2013-02-09 21:20

Once there was a truly great man who lived in a wretched Dark Age. His name was Rylek; his home town was Revenna, Italy; and his years of trial and triumph the 700s.


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Today's Political Solutions, In a Nutshell

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2013-02-06 18:04


1) Promote freedom -- not democracy
2) Promote justice -- not peace
3) Cut spending -- don't cut taxes
4) Cut regulation -- don't cut taxes
5) Simplify taxes -- don't cut taxes

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Contradictory — by gregster on Thu, 2013-02-07 01:56

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Ranting in Londonistan

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Submitted by Richard Wiig on Tue, 2013-02-05 19:59

For some unknown reason this video won't embed itself, but here's the link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?&...

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Let's go with that then. Are — by Rick Giles on Mon, 2013-02-11 08:42
really? — by Damien Grant on Sat, 2013-02-09 21:14
Thanks Jules. I hope Richard — by Rick Giles on Sat, 2013-02-09 20:38

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Semi-Objectivist Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2013-02-02 21:58

A recent video interview of a powerful American politician influenced by Ayn Rand:

http://www.atlassociety.org/el...

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I've farmed carrots- yes they do... — by Rick Giles on Wed, 2013-02-13 14:40
Populist Objectivism — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2013-02-13 10:57
Hey, it's only cynicism if it — by Rick Giles on Tue, 2013-02-12 17:51

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In on the Con(stitutional Advisory Panel)

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Wed, 2013-01-30 12:17

There's another Treaty Debate on tonight at Te Papa.

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Goode thread.. — by gregster on Sat, 2013-02-02 06:28
An orgy of weasel words — by Richard Goode on Sat, 2013-02-02 06:23
The New Zealand Curriculum Update — by Richard Goode on Fri, 2013-02-01 04:59

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Guns across America. Christian pastors in defence of the 2nd Amendment.

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Tue, 2013-01-22 10:40
Recent Comments:
God? — by gregster on Tue, 2013-01-22 11:22

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Questions for the Gun Club

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Submitted by Damien Grant on Sun, 2013-01-20 19:55

1) Should a person with convictions for violence be allowed to purchase a gun?
2) If the convictions were over ten years old, would your view change?

Recent Comments:
Answer to prohibitionists - you're too late — by gregster on Sat, 2013-03-02 23:42
I agree with Reagan — by gregster on Sat, 2013-01-26 07:12
no? — by Damien Grant on Thu, 2013-01-24 09:45

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Australian deaths

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Submitted by Damien Grant on Sun, 2013-01-20 05:10
Australian deaths

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Is Harry Binswanger going insane?

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sun, 2013-01-20 03:59

Harry Binswanger is a rare breed of man—he's both a philosopher and an Objectivist!

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Threats Against Free Thought and Open Discussion — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2013-01-30 15:17
OK, Greg — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2013-01-30 10:19
No Goode — by gregster on Sat, 2013-01-26 09:57

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MR. OBAMA, PUT ME ON THE WHITE HOUSE KILL LIST Nevada Governor 2014 David Lory VanDerBeek

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Submitted by Sandi on Tue, 2013-01-15 05:25

I do not agree with David's religion of which brings contradiction upon his virtue of sacrifice to Obama.

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One thing that he nailed — by Jules Troy on Tue, 2013-01-15 13:50
Fearless- KASS- tho sadly godfearing — by gregster on Tue, 2013-01-15 12:47
The man — by Jules Troy on Tue, 2013-01-15 07:33

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Destroyer of the Soul

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Tue, 2013-01-15 03:02

Vice crime infantilizes us, and renders us fundamentally incapable of intellectual and moral decisions. We become stupid and evil -- and thus far less healthy and happy.

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News flash — by Jules Troy on Tue, 2013-01-15 03:47

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Free will [was: Canine combustion [was: God, man and morality]]

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sun, 2013-01-13 20:01

How great are his signs,
    how mighty his wonders!

His dominion is an eternal dominion;

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Nihilist, Atheists, and the Left — by Doug Bandler on Sun, 2013-02-24 21:07
Greg and Doug — by Rosie on Sun, 2013-02-24 08:29
Yes — by Doug Bandler on Fri, 2013-02-22 23:19

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The Iron Lady Falls while the Dark Knight Rises.

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Submitted by Marcus on Tue, 2013-01-08 09:39

I watched the Iron Lady on TV last night and it was a travesty of a film, a confused mess.

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New series of Yes Prime Minister! — by Marcus on Wed, 2013-01-16 08:42
MT on Desert Island Discs... — by Marcus on Mon, 2013-01-14 14:06
What London "really" looks like... — by Marcus on Fri, 2013-01-11 13:09

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Logic 101: Don't ask about the bronze rat

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Fri, 2013-01-04 17:41
Recent Comments:
annoying — by Damien Grant on Sat, 2013-01-05 09:15
I hate probabilities and statistics... — by reed on Sat, 2013-01-05 08:17
Reed — by Richard Goode on Sat, 2013-01-05 06:31

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History Of Liberalism

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2013-01-02 02:20

This is a brief history of the philosophy and culture of liberalism.

Recent Comments:
Reed — by Jules Troy on Sun, 2013-01-20 18:00
5) The general and true — by reed on Sun, 2013-01-20 05:19
Freedom of Philosophy — by Doug Bandler on Sun, 2013-01-20 01:06

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Fish a POMO?!

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Submitted by seddon on Sun, 2012-12-30 01:44

Stanley Fish, the Miltonist, is normally characterized as a postmodern thinker. But in his recent book, Versions of Antihumanism, he sounds suspiously unlike a postmodernist.


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Sen. Paul speaks on waste in Sandy emergency funding

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Submitted by Sandi on Sun, 2012-12-30 01:38

A voice of reason in the US senate. As Rand Paul addresses the appropriation of overseas funding, one finds that such discernment to be seriously lacking within the NZ House of Representatives.


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It's been six years

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sat, 2012-12-29 22:31

It's been six weeks years since Saddam Hussein was killed by wild boars hanging and the world is still glad

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Who was it who said "I've — by Damien Grant on Sun, 2012-12-30 00:02

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Why Isn't Lindsay Perigo on Fox News?

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Submitted by Pete L on Thu, 2012-12-20 19:39

Seriously. He has legitimate broadcasting credentials, and is very colorful in his words.

Recent Comments:
Marcus — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2012-12-22 00:05
If the US would have just given him a visa.... — by Marcus on Fri, 2012-12-21 17:52
Wasted Opportunity — by Doug Bandler on Fri, 2012-12-21 03:49

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Armed and Ready

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Mon, 2012-12-17 22:51
Armed and Ready

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The Ascent of Man

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sun, 2012-12-16 16:27

Altho' people today are naturally a bit depressed over that recent unusually-heartless mass-murder of 26 innocents in Newtown, Connecticut, it's worth bearing in mind that crime in America has actuall

Recent Comments:
Hope Rising — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Mon, 2012-12-17 15:29
Kyle and Kyrel, I like your — by Jason Quintana on Mon, 2012-12-17 04:48
C'mon Kyrel — by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-12-16 22:46

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The new Zeitgeist

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-12-16 04:28

Here is the formal statement I gave to Federal Police on 16 June 2012:

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the West as a culture of death, violence and destruction — by Richard Goode on Mon, 2012-12-17 07:20
trained monkey collaborators of death — by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-12-16 23:19
Speaking of propaganda... — by ding_an_sich on Sun, 2012-12-16 13:58

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Connecticut Elementary School Massacre

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2012-12-15 15:41

26 innocents gunned down yesterday (December 14, 2012) without warning or cause -- including a stunning 20 young kids.

Recent Comments:
Well its like this — by Jules Troy on Thu, 2013-01-03 07:23
Poor England — by Doug Bandler on Thu, 2013-01-03 06:19
Britain: the most violent — by gregster on Thu, 2013-01-03 02:20

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The Importance of the One

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Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Fri, 2012-12-14 20:08

People need to rally all their forces, come together, and become united in serving the noblest cause of them all: the Holy Individual and the Sacred Self.


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Intelligent Design

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Wed, 2012-12-05 12:05

Recent Comments:
Logic and Philosophy 101 — by ding_an_sich on Mon, 2012-12-10 13:20
How come God did not create more stuff? Was he at the beach? — by Tom Burroughes on Sun, 2012-12-09 14:35
Reed — by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-12-09 01:40

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