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  1. This video is one of the most amazing things I have ever seen. Message me if you like it! http://www.redbullstratos.com/live/ Darrell Cody
  2. Happy Birthday to Betsy Speicher

    I'd really like to know who did this sculpture, and if they have a website or email address! Message me please! Darrell
  3. Happy Birthday to Betsy Speicher

    Happy Birthday Betsy! THANKS FOR ALL YOU DO!
  4. 2012 Presidential Poll for October 2012

    OMG = Obama Must Go. Romney 2012!!!
  5. Jackie Evancho - Someone An Objectivist Can Admire.

    Well said.
  6. There is a video here: http://www.amazon.com/Songs-Silver-Screen-Jackie-Evancho/dp/B008R3EYWM/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1348953064&sr=1-1&keywords=jackie+evancho Her website: http://www.jackieevancho.com/us Her Facebook page, which you can Like: http://www.facebook.com/jackieevancho?fref=ts WHAT A VOICE! AND SO SMART!
  7. The movie is quite good by Objectivist standards. The story - full of brilliant minds, and cool machines, and a love of machines, books and people of action, and heroism, and fighting bad guys. Just like the Ayn Rand fans should be. And the movie making - *superb*. Martin Scorsese did an *amazing job*. Acting is wonderful too. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0970179/ If you have seen it, or read the book, chime in. Again, this is not an Objectivist work; it is overwhelmingly good, but not "perfect" so let's focus on the good qualities here.
  8. We should all look into and be aware of the ongoing events with LCDR Walter Fitzpatrick. Please read the History and Status tabs of the site below: https://www.fitzpatrickldf.org/status/#.UGO6NI6yoso Darrell Cody
  9. Speaker Change! Great Program! You'll want to hear: Pamela Geller - Fox News contributor, creator of the Atlas Shrugs blog (visit http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001dgA6Iv5lZ6b0SywW_caqUnxKaXlQizIne29h2yC3Ufp6d_J1kXDz9YJT61D2oE7RQTy3JbOP-6WTvVys0NTXZajPpMhnc2LQ2ED6DZ431RtbZnXACsQFgg==), and activist best known for her stance against radical Islam Barbara From Harlem - We are grateful to Barbara for stepping in for Sgt. Robert Mansfield who is hospitalized. His campaign for U.S. Congress 2nd District Pennsylvania, is temporarily suspended. "Louise Shilling" - "Editing 2016: Barack Obama's America: My Secret Blockbuster Success" NOTE: "Louise Shilling" is a pseudonym. To avoid professional backlash, Dinesh D'Souza's film editor does not use her real name to speak about her real views -- or her very real professional success. DATE: Monday, Sept. 24th TIME: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Snack service ends at 7:05 pm; program begins at 7:15 VENUE: Eamonn's Bar and Restaurant 9 East 45th Street - NYC ADMISSION: $10 in advance*; $15 at the door - Snacks included Click to pre-pay: http://gothamteaparty.com/sept-pae Questions? Email info@gothamteaparty.com ___________________ * We cannot refund prepaid admissions. Gotham Tea Party's mission: Help elect representatives who believe in our Founders' timeless principles of constitutional and limited government, fiscal responsibility, free markets.
  10. If you are not already active, involved with the Tea Party, get involved. Totalitarianism is made one step at a time. Obamacare mandate, SCOTUS ruling and now this: New York OKs nation's first ban on super-sized sugary drinks http://news.yahoo.com/york-oks-nations-first-ban-supersized-sugary-drinks-154425573--sector.html Get active. Find your local Tea Party here: http://www.teapartypatriots.org/ Recommend Atlas Shrugged to everyone, and read the ARI's 'What Can I Do?' page: http://www.aynrand.org/site/PageServer?pagename=participate_arc_activism
  11. So, who has contacted their local Tea Party to actually do something about this?
  12. Well pointed out. Anyway - get active, everybody. Tea Party, etc.. Today. You, yes, you.
  13. About the murders at the U.S. embassies in the Middle East - http://news.yahoo.com/clashes-egypt-over-film-protests-spread-115710576--finance.html Those of who care for freedom and a safe America - get active. Where Reason ends, violence begins. And there is A LOT of non-Reason in America today. Get active - the life you save could be your own - since we are all Ayn Rand fans. Find your local Tea Party here: http://www.teapartypatriots.org/ NYC Tea Party: http://gothamteaparty.com//home?sid=13. The Ayn Rand Institute's 'What Can I Do?' page: http://www.aynrand.org/site/PageServer?pagename=participate_arc_activism
  14. Ayn Rand silver medallion

    That's what Ayn Rand looked like when she smiles! Maybe we don't see enough pic's of that.
  15. Ayn Rand silver medallion

    The image looks great. It looks like the image on the cover of the ARI Archivist Jeff Britting's biography of her seen here: http://www.amazon.com/Ayn-Rand-Jeffrey-Britting/dp/1585674060/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1347166488&sr=8-1&keywords=Ayn+rand+jeff+britting Dan Rohr and the designer who did this even gave a dramatic, perhaps even artistic, emphasis of Ayn Rand's famous "penetrating eyes". The image looks just like her. I like it!
  16. Ayn Rand silver medallion

    People - let's be happy someone is being productive and doing something tangible to advocate these good ideas and make a better world to live in instead of criticizing his product, or the producer, ok?
  17. NYC Meeting - Junto: For those who are not familiar with it, Junto is a 30+ year old monthly discussion group in New York City. On 9/6/12, Gary Johnson will be speaking, as well as Richard Kostelanetz. This is an unusually exciting meeting, though a good time is had at them all. I hope you can come. ------------ From: nycjunto.org <info@nycjunto.org> Subject: Second speaker added to next Junto meeting Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 8:34 AM NYCJUNTO.ORG A monthly meeting with a focus on libertarianism, Objectivism, and investing Second speaker added to next Junto meeting NYC Junto Newsletter written by Iris Bell on Aug 20, 2012 ————————————————————————— Contents * NEW Junto meeting September 6, TWO SPEAKERS * Upcoming Junto speakers through November * NYCjunto-discuss list * About this newsletter ************************************************** Junto is a group that shares information, discusses current issues and presents speakers SECOND SPEAKER ADDED: 8:00pm to 9:00pm Gov. Gary Johnson Libertarian Party candidate for President He’ll update us on his campaign and answer questions. 9:00pm to 10:00pm Richard Kostelanetz The fall and rise of New York Rockaways Thursday, September 6 Admission Free -- No reservation necessary * We'll socialize from 7:00pm to 7:30pm. NOTE, many changes here: * People who want to make an announcement or introduce themselves should sign up on the sheet at the entrance table. * At 7:30pm the moderator, Gene Epstein, will call on people who signed up, in order. Each person will have up to 4 minutes to make their announcement, including taking comments and questions about it from the audience. * The first speaker will begin promptly at 8:00pm. The talk will be uninterrupted. People in the audience should take notes for questions and discussion afterward. * When the questions and discussions begins anyone in the audience can have 4 minutes for a discussion or rebuttal of the speaker’s points. * The second speaker will begin promptly at 9:00pm. The talk will be uninterrupted. People in the audience should take notes for questions and discussion afterward. * When the questions and discussions begins anyone in the audience can have 4 minutes for a discussion or rebuttal of the speaker's points. * The meeting will continue to 10:00pm or later. General Society Library, 20 West 44 St., between 5th and 6th Aves., NYC near the Grand Central Terminal Subway: 4, 5, 6, S to Grand Central -- 42nd St. or B, D, F, 7 to 42nd Street -- Sixth Ave. at Bryant Park or A, C, E, N, Q, R, S, 1, 2, 3 to Times Square -- 42nd St. Bus: M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M42, M98, M101, M102, M104, Q32 Train: MTA Metro-North Railroad to Grand Central Car: Some private parking facilities in the area. Parking on side streets is metered, limited to specific days and times. Please note: * Discussions are intense, but polite. Participation by all attendees is highly encouraged. * Junto meets on the first Thursday of every month. 8:00pm to 9:00pm Gary Johnson, Libertarian Party candidate for President He's been an outspoken advocate for efficient government, balanced budgets, rational drug policy reform, protection of civil liberties, comprehensive tax reform, and personal freedom. As Governor of New Mexico, Johnson was known for his common sense business approach to governing. He eliminated New Mexico’s budget deficit, cut the rate of growth in state government in half, and privatized half of the state prisons. Mark N. Axinn, Chair, Libertarian Party NY reports the party submitted over 26,000 signatures for Gary Johnson and Jim Gray, in part because of the support from Junto members. Learn more about Johnson at: GaryJohnson2012.com 9:00pm to 10:00pm Richard Kostelanetz writes: Having published in 2003 a book about a NYC community which I'd lived for three decades and knew well, I thought it appropriate to write another book, not quite a sequel, about the NYC community to which I once planned to move. If my SoHo was about the rise and fall of an artists' colony in whose history I fully participated, so this sequel would be about a decline that preceded my participation in its revival as NYC's premier beach town. As in its predecessor, I would combine objective description and history with personal experience, establishing complementary truths. If my SoHo memoir portrayed how an art world developed within NYC, but not quite of it, this book portrays a string of Atlantic beach towns, a group different from others along the East Coast in its incorporation into a great city. (Miami Beach, recall, is legally separate from Miami.) I suppose that if the development of NYC has proceeded differently over the past two centuries, NY could have become not just a port city but also a beach city, much like Rio de Janeiro, whose black and white mosaic path between the street and the beach became a popular promenade for everyone, even businessmen discussing deals that are then consummated when someone pulls out some paper or, nowadays, a laptop computer for recording details. If the libertarian theme of the first book held that an industrial slum was transformed not by any city planning but the spontaneous collaboration of hundreds of young people mostly artists who discovered that industrial spaces could be occupied, the theme of my Rockaways is that the central city undermined it in various ways after World War II. It is now coming back thanks to small entrepreneurs. I hope to show in conjunction with my talk to do a PowerPoint presentation of historic images from the Rockaways. It draws upon my Kindle ebook: " The Rockaways: The Fall and Rise of NYC's Beach Towns:" tiny.cc/Rockaways Richard Kostelanetz is a writer and artist. He often attends Junto. He's been a contributing/advisory editor of many arts journals. He's the author of over fifty books, among them are "Political Essays", "Thirty Years of Visible Writing", and "More On Innovative Music(ian)s". He's also written over three dozen booklets. He's edited and introduced over three dozen anthologies and many essays, reviews, poems, fiction pieces, experimental prose pieces, plays, scenarios, photographs, and numerical art items. In scores of publications and places, prominent and obscure around the world, he's created theatrical texts, one person concerts, texts for composers, choreography scores, one person exhibitions of prints, books, drawings, audiotapes, canvases, videotapes, photographs and had many retrospectives. He's done Hörspiel: extended audio art. He's also created ten films, hologram exhibitions and over a dozen extended features for radio, plus many lectures and presentations at institutions around the world. His individual entries on his work in several fields appear in various editions of Wikipedia, NNDB.com, Britannica.com, Who's Who in Hell, Postmodern Fiction, Contemporary Poets, Who's Who in America, Contemporary Novelists, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in American Art, Directory of American Scholars, Advocates for Self-Government, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Who's Who in U.S. Writers, Editors, and Poets, Readers Guide to Twentieth- Century Writers, The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature, The Facts on File Companion to American Poetry, The Chronology of Webster's Dictionary of American Writers, The Facts on File Companion to 20th Century Poetry, Contemporary Jewish-American Dramatists and Poets, The HarperCollins Reader's Encyclopedia of American Literature, The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature Individual entries on Richard's work in several fields appear in various editions of Readers Guide to Twentieth-Century Writers, Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature, Contemporary Poets, Contemporary Novelists, Postmodern Fiction, Webster's Dictionary of American Writers, The HarperCollins Reader's Encyclopedia of American Literature, Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Directory of American Scholars, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in American Art, NNDB.com, and Britannica.com, among other distinguished directories. Otherwise, he survives in New York, where he was born, unemployed and thus overworked. Visit his site: tiny.cc/rKosti ————————————————————————— Visit Junto's site for information on current and past speakers, read previous newsletters, to sign up for the Junto enewsletter: NYCjunto.com Visit Junto on Facebook: on.fb.me/JuntoNYC Follow Junto on Twitter (we thank Kevin Levine): twitter.com/NYCJunto ————————————————————————— Junto focuses on libertarianism, Objectivism and investing. Our founder and host is Victor Niederhoffer. Visit his site at: DailySpeculations.com ************************************************** Please em-ail the above text to your freedom loving friends who might be interested in Junto. Feel free to use the above text to promote Junto among libertarians, Objectivists and investors. ————————————————————————— Come to Junto, meet these upcoming speakers: * October 4, Gary Hoover, read his bio: tiny.cc/HooverBio * Nov. 1, Greg Rehmke, program director Economic Thinking, programs for high school, homeschool & college. Visit his site: tiny.cc/gRehmke ————————————————————————— NYCjunto-discuss list Junto members can discuss Junto speakers and other topics. You can read these posts at: yhoo.it/JuntoP To post to this list you need to be a member of it. Become a member at: yhoo.it/JuntoD or send an email to: NYCjunto-discuss-subscribe@yahoogroups.com ————————————————————————— About Junto * Gene Epstein moderates Junto. He's the economics editor and books editor of Barron's, the weekly business magazine, author of "Econospinning: How to Read Between the Lines When the Media Manipulate the Numbers." * Iris Bell writes this e-newsletter. * Oleg Atbashian created NYCjunto.com. He also sends out this e-newsletter and cares for its email list. * Andy George helps with the sound system and supplies music. * Our founder and host is Victor Niederhoffer. Visit his site at: DailySpeculations.com * This e-newsletter comes out twice a month. You might get an occasional extra email about a timely event. * To subscribe to this newsletter put "Junto list" in the subject line, email your name & preferred email address to: info@nycjunto.org —————————————————————————
  18. Ayn Rand silver medallion

    So cool!
  19. 2012 Presidential Poll for September 2012

    OMG = Obama Must Go.
  20. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

    Dark Knight Rocks! I love the happy ending, and the proselytization of a bad girl like Seline - Catwoman - into a hero. That's always SO satisfying.
  21. 3 young women have been jailed for singing a song protesting Putin in Russia. This is a SICK breach of justice. If you like Ayn Rand, if you believe that her ideas are right, and think the country she left should be getting better not worse, and ours too, in the USA, read the article below, and like the Facebook page below at the very least. Do more if you can. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-levine/pussy-riot-verdict-guilty_b_1798040.html http://www.facebook.com/PutOutPutin And tell people to vote Romney-Ryan. Disgusting!
  22. Ayn Rand's Message To The Tea Party:

    Original post of this video was by Ninth Doctor
  23. Ayn Rand's Message To The Tea Party: Cool, right?
  24. <p> Activists Alert! We Have Plans For This Year's Critical Election Election Year 2012 is a tipping point election. Decisions in races all over the country will make differences that will affect our country -- and our lives -- for generations to come. Learn Gotham Tea Party's fight-back efforts at our August 27 Political Action Event. We'll share snacks, drinks...and PLANS! Our special speaker is Pat Toomey-endorsed Sgt. Robert Mansfield, the black Tea Party candidate running for Pennsylvania's Senate seat. To learn more, visit: www. mansfieldforcongress.com Date: Monday, August 27, 2012 Speaker: Sgt. Robert Mansfield, Black Tea Party Candidate Time: 6:30 - 9:30 pm Where: Eammon's Bar & Grill 9 East 45th (off Fifth Avenue) Fee: $10 in advance* - $15 at the door. Includes snacks. For advanced registration, visit: www.gothamteaparty.com Questions? Info@gothamteaparty.com -------------------------------- * We regret that we cannot refund your fee if you cannot attend. Fees cover event and operation expenses. Gotham Tea Party's mission: Help elect representatives who believe in our Founders' timeless principles of constitutional and limited government, fiscal responsibility, free markets. Like This Quote MultiQuote
  25. Who else loves Doctor Who?

    I would really love to meet a girl who shared my love for David Tennant's Doctor Who. Now that is a girl who I would have values in common with! So, message me, lady!