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The Ayn Rand Observation Obamaís Didnít Believe
Vanity | 10/22/2013 | MosesKnows

Posted on 10/22/2013 3:58:14 PM PDT by MosesKnows

The Ayn Rand Observation Obama’s Didn’t Believe


"When the law no longer protects you from the corrupt, but protects the corrupt from you - you know your nation is doomed."

No, not that one, this one.

“You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.”

Obama’s sole claim to any sort of excellence is his ability to depend on his enabler’s ignorance without flinching.


TOPICS: Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: ayn; obama; observation; rand
I'm just saying.
1 posted on 10/22/2013 3:58:14 PM PDT by MosesKnows
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To: MosesKnows
The reality is that our Chief Executive needs to be able to manage. A manager is not one running to the golf course and taking a vacation any time they want. A community organizer is not a manager. There is doubt that Zer0 was even that much of a community organizer. The only quality he might have is as a salesman. However, a salesman does not walk the talk. That requires a manager with leadership skills. As it is, we are learning that Zer0 is totally unfit for office.
2 posted on 10/22/2013 4:05:40 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: MosesKnows
0bama's chickens,....

are comin' home,.....

to ROOST!.

(Eat your peas.)

3 posted on 10/22/2013 4:06:08 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: MosesKnows

“When the law no longer protects you from the corrupt, but protects the corrupt from you - you know your nation is doomed.”

Actually this is inaccurate. Under the conditions, vigilantism occurs. If the corruption is local, it does likely mean the end of the local government. But at the national level, the corrupt spend so much time clinging to power that they lose it. But it is not the nation that is doomed, but its government.


4 posted on 10/22/2013 4:12:53 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Welfare is the new euphemism for Eugenics.)
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To: MosesKnows
The evader disintegrates his mental contents.He purposefully directs his attention way from a given fact. He works not to see it; if he cannot cannot banish it fully, he works not to let it become completely real to him. He works to lower his level of awareness.

To an evader,a feeling of some kind is more important than truth.If he doesn't like a certain fact or idea, or policy,because it is unpleasant or frightening or guilt-provoking, he avoids it.

Evasion is a vice because it is profoundly destructive.It invalidates a mental process. Morally it is the essence of evil.

5 posted on 10/22/2013 4:16:00 PM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: mjp

BTTT


6 posted on 10/22/2013 4:24:06 PM PDT by I got the rope
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To: jonrick46

Obummer has delegated most of his authority to his “czars” and cabinet members, who are all dedicated socialists and envirowhackos.


7 posted on 10/22/2013 4:27:07 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (From time to time the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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To: MosesKnows

Ann got it wrong.......

bert’s thought

If there is no law.... there is no law


8 posted on 10/22/2013 4:30:58 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: bert

She was extremely useful to her masters, however, in establishing a loyal following.


9 posted on 10/22/2013 4:35:59 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: PieterCasparzen

I’m one


10 posted on 10/22/2013 4:38:29 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: MosesKnows

Oh, yeah. Consider the real impact of the accession to power over the IRS and the Just-Us Department by the thoroughly corrupt members of the most criminal administration in U.S. history. Levers of power. Where once the potential excesses on the part of the holders of those levers were at least a little tempered by the knowledge that soon they would yield them to the opposition, this bunch hasn’t the slightest intention of ever letting that happen.


11 posted on 10/22/2013 4:40:06 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: jonrick46

There are those who can be great leaders, and those who can be great managers. There are are a few who can be great at both. Obama is good at neither.


12 posted on 10/22/2013 4:42:13 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: MosesKnows

I prefer the simplified version; “A is A”.


13 posted on 10/22/2013 4:44:38 PM PDT by Neidermeyer (I used to be disgusted , now I try to be amused.)
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To: bert

I’m one too. Just reloaded “Atlas Shrugged” (audio version) to listen to on my commute. Will be maybe my sixth reading and/or listen of the book.

Atlas Shrugged was not intended as a How-To manual!


14 posted on 10/22/2013 5:08:44 PM PDT by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: Explorer89

LOL - see my tagline!


15 posted on 10/22/2013 5:15:09 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Conservatives see "Atlas Shrugged" as a cautionary tale. For progressives, it's a user manual.)
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To: Explorer89

I travel and listen to books

How many hours is Atlas shrugged?

Is it broken down into CD’s

1 cd = 80 miles


16 posted on 10/22/2013 5:16:39 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: MosesKnows; mjp

Wow.

This goes for the unethical anywhere you find them. I have found them in “leadership” positions where I work.


17 posted on 10/22/2013 5:34:17 PM PDT by dynoman (Objectivity is the essence of intelligence. - Marylin vos Savant)
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To: MosesKnows

Obama is the same as all leftists. They all have the leftist dream of a united world with themselves as the rulers. On their way to utopia they have to step on a lot of people and ignore reality.


18 posted on 10/22/2013 5:55:25 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: bert
How many hours is Atlas shrugged?

The version I have is over fifty-five hours long.
Atlas Shrugged narrated by Christopher Hurt on iTunes Audiobook
19 posted on 10/22/2013 7:14:33 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (IRS = Internal Revenge Service)
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To: Neidermeyer

Thinking is man’s only basic virtue, from which all the others proceed. And his basic vice, the source of all his evils, is that nameless act which all of you practice, but struggle never to admit: the act of blanking out, the willful suspension of one’s consciousness, the refusal to think—not blindness, but the refusal to see; not ignorance, but the refusal to know. It is the act of unfocusing your mind and inducing an inner fog to escape the responsibility of judgment—on the unstated premise that a thing will not exist if only you refuse to identify it, that A will not be A so long as you do not pronounce the verdict “It is.” Non-thinking is an act of annihilation, a wish to negate existence, an attempt to wipe out reality.

But existence exists; reality is not to be wiped out, it will merely wipe out the wiper. By refusing to say “It is,” you are refusing to say “I am.” By suspending your judgment, you are negating your person. When a man declares: “Who am I to know?” he is declaring: “Who am I to live?”

Galt’s Speech,


20 posted on 10/22/2013 9:51:10 PM PDT by Raymann
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To: RandallFlagg

Wow..... lots of miles

55hours * 60 miles per hour = 3300 miles


21 posted on 10/23/2013 4:50:15 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: bert

I believe it is 40-something CDs. My husband purchased it and downloaded it from Audible years ago and burned the CDs. I used those the first time. It was pretty much a spindle-ful. I downloaded it again last year (same account), but in a different format, so it is in IPod format. My commute is over an hour. I won’t finish until January sometime. I don’t listen continuously. I always have to listen to music or something in the middle of anything James Taggart has to say.


22 posted on 10/23/2013 5:46:49 PM PDT by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: Mygirlsmom
(Conservatives see "Atlas Shrugged" as a cautionary tale. For progressives, it's a user manual.)

I see it as a post-mortem.

23 posted on 10/23/2013 6:12:36 PM PDT by Misterioso
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