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Barry Goldwater

I’ve Shrugged “Atlas”

August 1, 2009

SPOILER FREE: I love the imagery — Atlas, holding the world on his shoulders, deciding it’s too much and shrugging to relieve his distress.  Doesn’t sound fun for those of us on Earth, though. About a month ago, I heard that Ayn Rand’s tome, Atlas Shrugged, was a book all the Tea Party-types out there were reading or [...]

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Timeless Words in the Face of Defeat

November 11, 2008

Babalu Blog found a letter written to National Review by President Ronald Reagan following the defeat of Barry Goldwater in 1964.  What Reagan says in this letter holds just as true today as it did then. By now a new cliché has been added to the time-worn lit, but I know of no other way [...]

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