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1 Romantic Heretic  Wed, Jan 2, 2013 3:21:28pm

Christ. That asshole deserves a quick shot in the mouth more than just about any human being I've ever read.

2 HappyWarrior  Wed, Jan 2, 2013 3:52:35pm

Just when you think they couldn't be bigger dicks. "Suck it up" Really? That's your advice. Tell that to someone who lost their home or better yet tell that to someone who lost a family member in Sandy. Fucking Randian pricks.

3 calochortus  Wed, Jan 2, 2013 5:16:41pm

Every time I see this nonsense I wish there was some way we could run an experiment where half the country has the opportunity to be an Objectivist paradise, and the rest of us can muddle through paying taxes and helping each other out. In a few decades we could see who is happier and more successful.

4 KiTA  Wed, Jan 2, 2013 8:31:06pm

re: #3 calochortus

Every time I see this nonsense I wish there was some way we could run an experiment where half the country has the opportunity to be an Objectivist paradise, and the rest of us can muddle through paying taxes and helping each other out. In a few decades we could see who is happier and more successful.

Within a year the Objectivists would be plotting raids on the other half of the country for food / wealth / slaves. Those types are not capable of surviving in a society where they are actually expected to contribute at all, they are a symptom of poisonous amounts of affluence.

5 watching you tiny alien kittens are  Thu, Jan 3, 2013 2:42:10am

Yeah, those liberal blue states need to just "Suck It Up." It makes me sick the way these people are whining about getting a little water into their homes. Why is this even the governments problem in the first place, don't they have insurance?

They just need to grab a hammer and get to work! (or maybe a shovel?)

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6 Godisdeadandburied  Thu, Jan 3, 2013 4:44:17am

What if facilities storing fertilized eggs were damaged or a brain dead bulimic with a feeding tube in her throat was in trouble due to Hurricane Sandy? Then I imagine the right-wing would say the federal government needs to get involved.

7 Vicious Babushka  Thu, Jan 3, 2013 4:46:46am

re: #6 Godisdeadandburied

What if facilities storing fertilized eggs were damaged or a brain dead bulimic with a feeding tube in her throat was in trouble due to Hurricane Sandy? Then I imagine the right-wing would say the federal government needs to get involved.

They'd get more outraged if their favorite country club got a bunch of water hazards.

8 Dr Lizardo  Thu, Jan 3, 2013 7:27:19am

There was a really great book already written about an Objectivist paradise. It's called Lord Of The Flies.

9 calochortus  Thu, Jan 3, 2013 8:48:09am

re: #4 KiTA

Within a year the Objectivists would be plotting raids on the other half of the country for food / wealth / slaves. Those types are not capable of surviving in a society where they are actually expected to contribute at all, they are a symptom of poisonous amounts of affluence.

One of the other things I wonder about from time to time is, with all those important and productive people in Galt's Gulch, who cleans the toilets or hauls the trash?

10 Tigger2  Thu, Jan 3, 2013 9:10:55am

Well I hope that statement turns some of the east cost Republicans into Democrats.

11 Vicious Babushka  Thu, Jan 3, 2013 9:12:07am

re: #9 calochortus

One of the other things I wonder about from time to time is, with all those important and productive people in Galt's Gulch, who cleans the toilets or hauls the trash?

They will invent machines to do those things! and make peanut butter sandwiches!

12 SidewaysQuark  Thu, Jan 3, 2013 9:42:51am

re: #9 calochortus

One of the other things I wonder about from time to time is, with all those important and productive people in Galt's Gulch, who cleans the toilets or hauls the trash?

A real Galt's Gulch would be like the Jamestown settlement populated only by self-declared "gentlemen", without John Smith to set them straight and force them to work. They'd starve to death.

The one universal trait I've noticed about Randroids is they inevitably have a ridiculously high and inaccurate self-opinion about their own ability to produce something useful. They certainly can't without the surrounding infrastructures they excoriate. For some reason, they seem to think Ayn Rand was talking about THEM when classified only a select few as productive. In reality, anyone who has time to sit around and read that long-winded 1000+ page book probably isn't very productive at all.

13 Romantic Heretic  Thu, Jan 3, 2013 12:40:23pm

re: #9 calochortus

One of the other things I wonder about from time to time is, with all those important and productive people in Galt's Gulch, who cleans the toilets or hauls the trash?

I would end up something like this.

14 calochortus  Thu, Jan 3, 2013 1:25:21pm

re: #12 SidewaysQuark

I'm happy to report that I'm not one of those special "productive" people. On the other hand, I do cook, sew, clean, garden and tinker with things so you might just want to get on my good side in case of an apocalypse...

re: #13 Romantic Heretic

Ha!


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