Wednesday, September 3, 2014
The second one is the one that grabbed my attention. After all the right wing, the TP'rs, the fundies are all united (usually) one belief when it comes to education. That curriculum should be locally controlled. So, to mandate that EVERY high school student read a POS novel by a Russian emigre who just happened to be an atheist is really over the top. I the evil of federal mandates are in the eye of the beholder. Or these dipshits just don't see the irony of it all.
I tried to read that book once. I don't remember if it was high school or college. It didn't take me very long to realize that the characters were cardboard and the dialog wasn't much better. I did skip to the end where John Galt makes the sign of the dollar. I've always found it interesting that devout Chirstians like Paul Ryan and Santorum are so devoted to her hyper individualistic, capitalism on steroids philosophy. But then, I've always suspected that the cross in their sanctuaries has a dollar sign attached to it,