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MGM: The Big Knife 1955- Starring Jack Palance & Ida Lupino

Source:The New Democrat  “In this film version of Clifford Odets’ play, Jack Palance plays big-time movie star Charlie Castle, who refuses to sign a binding, $3000 per week contract with mogul Rod Steiger. Steiger tries to blackmail Palance into re-signing … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Amanda Mull- ‘The Rise of Coffee Shaming’: About Damn Time!

Source:The New Democrat “Suze Orman wants young people to stop “peeing” away millions of dollars on coffee. Last month, the personal-finance celebrity ignited a controversy on social media when a video she starred in for CNBC targeted a familiar villain: … Continue reading

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Liberty Pen: Brendan O’Neill- ‘Political Correct Bigotry’

Source:The New Democrat  “British columnist Brendan O’Neil explains the intended and unintended consequences of the sugar-coated tyranny we call political correctness. See the video at Liberty Pen Brendan O’Neill is right in the sense that racial and a certain form of … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand Institute: ‘Ayn Rand – Her Philosophy in Two Minutes’: Why Leftists & Rightists Hate Ayn Rand

Source:The New Democrat “Learn more about Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism—a philosophy for living on earth.” From the Ayn Rand Institute From The Atlas Society “Objectivism is the philosophy of rational individualism founded by Ayn Rand (1905-1982). In novels such as The … Continue reading

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Last Week Tonight: Ayn Rand- ‘How Is This Still A Thing?’

Source:The New Democrat  “Ayn Rand, author of “Atlas Shrugged” and “The Fountainhead,” is still kind of a thing. How?” Source:Last Week Tonight: Ayn Rand- ‘How Is This Still A Thing?’ I’m not an objectivist and not a believer in objectivism, … Continue reading

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Reason: Katherine Mangu-Ward- Interviewing Dave Barry: ‘Dave Barry Is Running for President (Again)’

Source:The New Democrat  “Dave Barry is the author of approximately eleventy billion books and the recipient of exactly one Pulitzer Prize. For four decades he wrote a weekly column, syndicated from his home base at the Miami Herald, and he … Continue reading

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Tom Woods: ‘What I Told College Kids About Communism’

Source:The New Democrat  “These days communism has become chic again, particularly on college campuses (but not only there). Not to say that people always come out and endorse it, but it’s considered all right — or at least not career-destroying … Continue reading

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