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By Mark Ames
ATLAS SHRIEKED: Ayn Rand's First Love and Mentor Was A Sadistic Serial Killer Who Dismembered Little Girls

This article first appeared in Alternet. There’s something deeply unsettling about living in a country where millions of people froth at the mouth at the idea of giving health care to the tens of millions of Americans who don’t have…

Feb 26, 2010 | Comments (221)

Vanity Fair Profiles The eXile: “Gutsy …direct, visceral... serious journalism… abusive, defamatory… poignant…paranoid…and right!”

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Feb 24, 2010 | Comments (60)

Texas Tea Party Candidate Profited From Federal Government Subsidies, Sweetheart Municipal Contracts

This article was first published by TruthDig ( The Tea Party Revolution has struck the Texas gubernatorial race, with the insurgent Republican candidate, Debra Medina, gaining in the polls and threatening the leading candidates, incumbent Gov. Rick Perry and Sen….

Feb 24, 2010 | Comments (25)

"You Are Delusional": Dylan Ratigan Calls Out Joe "I Lie 4 Healthcare Money" Wilson

In case you mighta mistaken South Carolina Republican Joe “You Lie!” Wilson for a principled populist who stuck his neck out on behalf of regular folks, this makes it clear that Wilson is nothing but a healthcare industry buttboy, and…

Feb 23, 2010 | Comments (2)


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By Mark Ames
The Paranoid States Of America: 12-Year-Old Girl Arrested For Doodling...A Week After 25 High Schoolers Arrested For Food Fight...

File this under “Seriously Fucked Up”: While most of America has been hiding under the covers afraid they might have to confront the ghost of Joe Stack, shooing him away by pretending he was something else–“He was a Tea Bagger!”/”He…

Feb 23, 2010 | Comments (51)

By Eileen Jones
Shutter Island, Or The Hole in Scorsese’s Brain

On Shutter Island, there’s a lighthouse where patients are supposedly taken to be lobotomized. The movie has about thirty-five shots of this lighthouse against a gloomy sky, so many that you begin to wonder if director Martin Scorsese has had…

Feb 21, 2010 | Comments (40)

By Yahweh
Separated At CPAC?

Real CPAC closetcases marry nutsack-nosed homophobes God here. Just wanted to pipe in and say I really enjoyed the CPAC conference. Yeah, gotta keep Myself active, you know how it is. Anyway, I figure since everyone at the CPAC conference…

Feb 19, 2010 | Comments (11)