Ayn Rand and me (or, One more reason why I could never be a Tea Party ‘patriot’)

Ayn Rand

The Tea Party’s adoption of the late author Ayn Rand speaks volumes on the the Right wing’s roots of racial segregation, animosity and deterrence to progress. Any group – political or not – to knowingly follow the “teachings” of someone condoning genocide of unprecedented proportions should immediately disqualify them from the national dialogue.

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Fox News and Right wing: ‘United we stand’ against unity and democracy

In Madison, Wisconsin, working Americans are standing together in the fight against a  state-wide overhaul of union rights that would impact scores of state union workers. For all the Right’s rants of supposed socialist satanists and its slobbering slurs against “aristocratic” Democrats and union “thugs,” it would be nice if it read up on America’s pro-union history.

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