Ayn Rand Worshippers Should Face Facts: Blue States Are the Providers, Red State Are the Parasites

By Sara Robinson (Reprinted from Alternet, February 29, 2012) There’s only one way to demonstrate who America’s producers and parasites really are. It’s time to go Galt. Last week, the New York Times published a widely discussed article updating an argument that progressive bloggers noticed a very long time ago. It’s now well-understood that blue states generally export […]

Yes, the Latest Right-Wing Paean to Sociopath Ayn Rand Is Really, Really Awful

by Brad Reed Take Lisa Simpson and combine her with Gordon Gekko and the obnoxious child-android from “Small Wonder,” and you get the perfect Rand hero. The year is 2016. Eight years of Obammunism have transformed the former capitalist paradise known as “America” into a socialistic hellhole where the Dow Jones Industrial average has plummeted […]