Is ‘The Fountainhead’ heading for a movie makeover?

When the last of the trinity of Atlas actioners Parts I, II and III Shrugged through Metroplex Cineplexes North Texans knew their Ayn Rand flicks fix was finished. No more missing masterpieces hiding in an attic, no sequel or prequel to equal her Atlas Shrugged magnum opus. No other feature film flames for Randian film fans to fan. Until, that is, rumors of a Fountainhead remake gamboled across the gossip grid. The seeming source of this buzz was a passing reply in a Hollywood Reporter interview with Director/Producer Zack Snyder…

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No such thing as a ‘Free Public Charter School’

People throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex have been mailbox-bombed by up to six (!) bright, shiny, slick, professionally produced oversized “post cards” from the (desperate?) International Leadership of Texas (ILTex). The biggest headline on these cards says “Free Public Charter School.” These four words strung together no doubt caused instant mirth in the minds of every libertarian in the area. Take each word one at a time and see why. Nothing is Free. Someone, somewhere, somehow must pay for whatever is claimed to be free. Public means that every person…

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Gregorian Libertarians and the Coercion Pill

There are libertarians, non-libertarians and anti-libertarians. Libertarians are people who seek a free society through the Zero Aggression Principle against coercion, intimidation and fraud. Non-libertarians are people who may believe in many different things but might still be open to libertarianism. Anti-libertarians are people who have swallowed the Coercion Pill. Consider this (slightly edited but otherwise real) interactive commentary on a discussion thread that took place between a North Texas libertarian and someone somewhere named Gregory: —————- Gregory: Libertarians forget to tell you what they really are – small-time fascists….

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Voluntaryist comic book heroes are ‘Shielding Assange’

The Voluntaryist comic book superheroes are back and they’re continuing to set the standard of what it really means to be a superhero; it means fighting against everyone who seeks to dominate others through coercion, intimidation and fraud. If today you embrace the Non-Aggression Principle of the Modern American Libertarian Movement that includes the right to use defensive force against aggressors but grew up on every kind, color, shape and capability of yesterday’s comic book superheroes be very thankful for The Voluntaryists. Be thankful because now with the Voluntaryists you…

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