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Immoral law
Immoral law

Immoral law What moral authority, code, tenet, dictum or doctrine allows me to compel someone to take care of me? I thoroughly agree that it is virtuous to be kind, generous and compassionate, but nowhere in my body of knowledge can a non-virtuous person be forced to be virtuous. Now that Obama Care is law, a young, healthy man star... (See the whole report)

(Added by Sam Erica on 4/22, 6:45pm)

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Logan Darrow, Activist
Logan Darrow, Activist

I am surprised at how relatively silent this list has been on the biggest news in Objectivsm or about an Objectivist-related event in a long time. Logan Darrow has made a major breakthrough in making people realize the danger of big government (and as a secondary breakthrough he has raised awareness of Objectivism with the idea of placing co... (See the whole report)

(Added by Philip Coates on 9/05, 10:26am)

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Greenspan No Objectivist
Greenspan No Objectivist

In response to this 10/30/08 editorial published in the Providence Journal (circulation 149,094,) I wrote this letter which they published today, 11/6/08. In case the link to my letter expires, here it is: In her Oct. 30 Commentary piece ("Our very own bucket shops"), Froma Harrop equates Alan Greenspan with Ayn Rand and Objectivism. But thi... (See the whole report)

(Added by Bob Palin on 11/06, 3:54pm)

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Happy Thanksgiving Greetings from Your Friends
Happy Thanksgiving Greetings from Your Friends

"Thanksgiving is a typically American holiday. In spite of its religious form (giving thanks to God for a good harvest), its essential, secular meaning is a celebration of successful production. It is a producersí holiday. The lavish meal is a symbol of the fact that abundant consumption is the result and reward of production. Abundance is (or was ... (See the whole report)

(Added by Michael E. Marotta on 11/26/2013, 1:14pm)

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Signs of Freedom in Northland
Signs of Freedom in Northland

Here is my report of a busy weekend of campaigning for Libertarianz in Northland. We are putting freedom on the agenda, and some libertarian-ish ideas are being touted by mainstream parties! Also, the Greens show their true colours, and it has more than a shade of authoritarianism. Read on. Helen Hughes was invited to speak at the breakfast ... (See the whole report)

(Added by Julian Pistorius on 9/04, 12:48am)

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Atlas Kickstarter a Success
Atlas Kickstarter a Success

Over 3500 people contributed $446,907 toward a $250,000 goal to fund the advertising budget for Atlas Shrugged, Part III: "Who is John Galt?" If you go to the site and make the effort to load the full list, you can see all the names. In addition, if you click on a name, you can see whatever profile they uploaded to Kickstarter. Often, that is at... (See the whole report)

(Added by Michael E. Marotta on 10/27, 7:21pm)

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Reason Vs. Force
Reason Vs. Force

Today, the Providence Journal published a letter to the editor I submitted. It is under the title "Reason Vs. Force." http://www.projo.com/opinion/letters/content/letters06-22-10_06-22-10_ONIU1U5_v7.1d60c13.html   The title was not my choice and the letter was edited, but only slightly.   In case the link doesn't work, here is the le... (See the whole report)

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African Debt Relief -- a SOLOist on Air
African Debt Relief -- a SOLOist on Air

 I've just got back from Auckland's influential student radio station 95bFM after a very enjoyable interview with host Simon Pound, covering the subjects of African debt relief, how to fix Africa in fifteen minutes, Bob Geldof's Live Aid -- and where the money went -- and the Live-8 phenomenon. Here's a link to an MP3 of the interview (thanks Julia... (See the whole report)

(Added by Peter Cresswell on 6/30, 4:37am)

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Atlas Shrugged Book Campaign
Atlas Shrugged Book Campaign

I am sponsoring an Atlas Shrugged Book Campaign event during the month of April to coordinate with the Tea Party tax protests scheduled across the country for April 15th, 2009. The idea is to extend the message of that protest beyond one focused exclusively on excessive taxation into the broader realms of freedom, the restoration of individual rig... (See the whole report)

(Added by C. Jeffery Small on 3/22, 3:52pm)

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Tragedy and the Nanny State
Tragedy and the Nanny State

Dear Katie Marchetti Memorial Foundation: ... (See the whole report)

(Added by Luke Setzer on 6/30, 10:57am)

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