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The American Cause by Russell Kirk

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This is a electronic copy and is published by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. Consider becoming a member of ISI too.

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Do you need a better idea of what’s the movie about? Watch the video below from Freedom Works. It’s all about the parallels.

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Millions of Tea Party supporters have rallied over the past two years, many have brought with them signs referencing Atlas Shrugged. As you rally on April 15th for your local Tax Day protest, I urge you to go see this important film.

The film is set in a not-so-distant future in which government has taken control of the means of production, bureaucrats have impose harmful regulations on businesses and turmoil in the Middle East has sent oil prices skyrocketing. Sound familiar?

Rand’s iconic novel provides striking parallels to today’s political rhetoric.

Taken from: http://www.freedomworks.org/atlas-is-shrugging

If you have done some or a lot of research about the new movie coming out tomorrow: Atlas Shrugged, you probably, like me learned that this is NOT a Hollywood production. Hollywood has choosen not to buy the rights to turn Ayn Rand’s popular novel into a film. Why?

SEE BELOW:

Looks amazing… I have yet to read the 1079 page book Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand, but I am not delaying another minute! I shall be picking the book up at the campus library tomorrow.

This movie is coming out this Friday, April 15, 2011.

Here’s the trailer:

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UPDATE: This article was pretty well written and gave an idea about the movie and how it relates to TEA PARTIERS!!!

‘Atlas Shrugged’: First Movie to Target the Tea Party

6:03 PM 4/6/2011 by Paul Bond

About 9 million adults are active Tea Partiers, and 45 million support the movement, a CBS/New York Times poll says.

Atlas Shrugged, a novel in which society’s most productive citizens choose to disappear, was published in 1957, and filmmakers have spent nearly every year since trying to adapt it. They finally succeeded, and the first part of what’s planned as a trilogy comes out April 15. If you didn’t know that, it’s likely you’re not a member of the Tea Party. (more…)