'Atlas Shrugged' warns of Big Government
Film depicts entitlement society
- Duration 3:40
- Date Oct 14, 2012
Film depicts entitlement society
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Book atlas shrugged served as a warning about the pitfalls of big government and now the second installment of the movie series is generating a lot of buzz.
The duration of the national emergency.
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Copyrights she'll be transferred to the federal government yeah.
All wages and other.
Other forms of income are hereby frozen.
It's all happening so fast.
I won't obviously nice.
So do parts of this film ring true in today's society -- Now the producer of atlas shrugged parts one and two is working on part three as well -- -- look good to see you sir.
Hey good morning how are you we're doing great thank you this book.
Written in 1950s.
Why do you think it's resonating today.
Well you know the book would written by high and ran.
It was written after the new deal policies have been enacted in she really eroded as a warning.
And here we are fifty years later a lot of things that you wrote about are things that we've talked about on a daily basis in the news.
I give -- examples Hartman of the things that seems so futuristic earth science fiction like back in 1957.
Went on Rand wrote that now have a good.
Well I mean -- overreaching nature.
You know of the government in fact that.
You'll President Obama and closing statement.
At the debate was talking about -- everybody should have their fair share and yet.
Does big theme that runs through -- part two of the movie is.
You know the fair share act that we -- the implications of that type of collective is sort of thinking on the part of Washington DC -- how that impacts.
You know our economy and in in here we are in the midst.
You know -- a very tough economy and high unemployment.
And these are the various the very teams that and ran warned us about when she wrote the -- book in 1957.
Seems even like entitlement spending and you look at the rise of entitlements over the years go back to 1960.
24 billion dollars 20102.
Point two trillion committed dollars.
On entitlements but let me ask you sir I -- -- -- to quote from a liberal writer about -- and Michael -- said.
Why don't liberals recognize.
Fought against racism bigotry discrimination against minorities most notably ahead of her time in championing women's rights so why don't liberals.
Do the same as conservatives -- recognizing.
You know that that's a great question because.
You know mainstream media and Hollywood you know they hit -- -- For example John -- -- or the producer -- he acquired the rights.
-- more than twenty years ago tried to get Hollywood to make this movie and for some reason.
They just hear this message -- now you know disrupt left leaning agenda but.
But the message is really just about smaller government.
Individual rights and free markets in and those are certainly the thing that support capitalism.
And -- some for some reason that capitalism has become a dirty word.
And that you know atlas shrugged is really opens our eyes on kind of the path.
That this type of peaking at Texas.
Interesting to know how long it's taken to make this -- but again it opener Friday night part two -- atlas shrugged.
-- -- -- the producer thanks so much for coming on.
-- this is very much they're.