Government Shutdown 2013: Here's Why the Tea Party Wants to Keep it This Way

Those of us bewildered by the Tea Party's obstinacy on the budget appropriations are failing to consider a terrifying thought: What if they really like the government better when it's shut down?

Sisyphus, not Atlas

Rand Paul plans to talk for "hours" during John Brennan Senate floor debate.

Atlas Shrugged Part 2 Movie: Ayn Rand Objectivism Hits American Cinema at Just the Right Moment

"Atlas Shrugged Part II" hits theaters today. The film can remind America once again what she has lost, and what can happen if she fails to find it again.

Paul Ryan VP Debate: Ayn Rand, the Woman Behind the Paul Ryan Philosophy

As Paul Ryan gears up for tonight's vice presidential debate, a look at the ideology and ideas behind Ayn Rand, the woman who he credits as "the reason I got involved in public service."

Paul Ryan is That Brutal Guy in Your Fraternity

Paul Ryan does p90X five times a week and can't even pronounce Led Zeppelin. My gut tells me he's a huge tool.


4 Reasons Why Paul Ryan Should Continue to Embrace Ayn Rand

The GOP vice presidential nominee should embrace Objectivism, instead of distancing himself from it.

Paul Ryan Budget Plan is Less About Ayn Ryan Than You Think

Paul Ryan is a huge fan of author and social theorist Ayn Rand, at least before being vetted in 2012. Who was Rand and what does she really mean to Ryan?

Paul Ryan Vice President: 11 Quirky Facts About Paul Ryan

Mitt Romney has officially selected Rep. Paul Ryan to be his running mate, here are a few facts that we've just gotta know.

Oxford Dictionary Adds 35 New Words, But Using Them Coherently Will Not Be Easy

The line between verbal diarrhea and real diarrhea is further blurred.

Paul Ryan VP 2012: Buzz Growing as Romney Decision Nears

As the discussion over who Romney will pick as his VP heats up, what is the likelihood of a Romney/Paul Ryan ticket? What would the Ayn Rand disciple and 'Ryan Plan' creator as VP really mean?


Ayn Rand Provides Libertarians With Selfish Economic Policy Based on Fiction

How did a mid-20th century novelist's personality and work so warp generations of American policymakers?