Originally Posted by orange
Gold Standard... Ayn Rand... hates government.
No she hates BIG govt and totalitarian govts and govts that restrict liberty. Afterall, that's what she grew up under—she has a right to that imo. Those who love liberty tend to be anti-state as in BIG states because that reduces liberty. This happens to be fact. Heck, you probably think I'm a total fan of her and I'm not.
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