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Atlas Shrugged: The Movie

1660Patriot Wrote: Jul 11, 2012 9:31 AM
Conservatives are not against helping others. Going up the ladder of life and helping others along the way by maintaining the safety net to catch those who fall or cannot climb to a better view. As Cl West mentioned, this safety net is to catch and help get up those who fall, it is not a Hammok to keep you in the "siesta" mode. We are all free to climb this ladder. Stregthening individuals to do so, instead of watching them "sleep" into the collective sludge ideoloy , is a nobel value and of constructive moral duty.

Twenty-nine years after her death, novelist Ayn Rand is coming to a theater near you. After many failed attempts, her 1957 novel "Atlas Shrugged" has been made into a film.

In an age when overspending, overreaching, higher-taxing and overregulating government increasingly strangles the private sector, robbing us of our liberties and transforming the country into the model of a socialist state, Rand's story reminds us how far ahead of her time she was and just how dangerous a time we live in now.

At least one member of Congress has recognized Rand's intuitiveness. Rep. Paul Ryan, the author of the Republican...