History Awesome / AtlasShrugged

15th Apr '15 1:58:18 PM RushLimborg
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** Later on, his making like a total Western {{Badass}} (which Rearden [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] during the faux-union riot.

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** Later on, his making like a total Western {{Badass}} (which Rearden [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] lampshades]]) during the faux-union riot.
6th Jan '15 1:12:53 AM RushLimborg
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* Galt giving a clever {{Deconstruction}} of the old cliché of the villain (Dr. Ferris in this case) who threatens to kill innocent people unless the hero does X--and then challenging the hero with "Could you live with being responsible for their deaths?" Instead of falling for it, Galt tells him to take a ''good'' look in the mirror, and ask himself "whether ''his'' actions are ''my'' responsibility".
6th Jan '15 1:08:20 AM RushLimborg
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** Later on, his making like a total Western {{Badass}} (which Rearden [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] during the faux-union riot.
1st Apr '14 9:28:57 AM LongLiveHumour
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* James Taggart's [[BarackObama You-didn't-build-that]] Speech is the most awesome thing Ayn Rand ever wrote... because it proves she was either psychic or had deductive skills to rival Franchise/SherlockHolmes.

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* James Taggart's [[BarackObama [[UsefulNotes/BarackObama You-didn't-build-that]] Speech is the most awesome thing Ayn Rand ever wrote... because it proves she was either psychic or had deductive skills to rival Franchise/SherlockHolmes.
1st Mar '14 5:48:01 PM RushLimborg
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* James Taggart's You-didn't-build-that Speech is the most awesome thing Ayn Rand ever wrote... because it proves she was either psychic or had deductive skills to rival Franchise/SherlockHolmes.

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* James Taggart's You-didn't-build-that [[BarackObama You-didn't-build-that]] Speech is the most awesome thing Ayn Rand ever wrote... because it proves she was either psychic or had deductive skills to rival Franchise/SherlockHolmes.
10th Oct '13 12:00:33 PM Lale
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-->'''Hank:''' I am sorry, gentlemen, that I will be obliged to save your goddamn necks along with mine.

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-->'''Hank:''' I am sorry, gentlemen, that I will be obliged to save your goddamn necks along with mine.mine.
* Dagny's speech on the radio where she proudly declares herself Hank Rearden's mistress and snatches what the looters thought would be a great advantage right of out their grasp.
* Hank Rearden signing the Gift Certificate to protect Dagny.
* Francisco, despite the necessity of maintaining his cover as a useless loafer, is unable to stop himself from bolting into action to save Rearden's furnace when there's an accident at the mills.
* Wyatt's Torch.
16th Feb '13 2:34:18 PM JIKTV
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* James Taggart's You-didn't-build-that Speech is the most awesome thing Ayn Rand ever wrote... because it proves she was either psychic or had deductive skills to rival SherlockHolmes.

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* James Taggart's You-didn't-build-that Speech is the most awesome thing Ayn Rand ever wrote... because it proves she was either psychic or had deductive skills to rival SherlockHolmes.Franchise/SherlockHolmes.
16th Feb '13 2:26:30 PM TheKman
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* James Taggart's You-didn't-build-that Speech is the most awesome thing Ayn Rand ever wrote... because it proves she was either psychic or had deductive skills to rival SherlockHolmes.

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* James Taggart's You-didn't-build-that Speech is the most awesome thing Ayn Rand ever wrote... because it proves she was either psychic or had deductive skills to rival SherlockHolmes.SherlockHolmes.
* Hank Rearden's response to his fellow businessmen who are actually ''upset'' about his CrowningMomentOfAwesome during his trial:
-->'''Hank:''' I am sorry, gentlemen, that I will be obliged to save your goddamn necks along with mine.
29th Jan '13 1:27:51 PM Lale
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* James Taggart's You-didn't-build-that Speech is the moment awesome thing Ayn Rand ever wrote... because it proves she was either psychic or had deductive skills to rival SherlockHolmes.

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* James Taggart's You-didn't-build-that Speech is the moment most awesome thing Ayn Rand ever wrote... because it proves she was either psychic or had deductive skills to rival SherlockHolmes.
7th Nov '12 9:39:44 AM Lale
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* Rearden's decision not to enter a plea and simply state that he doesn't recognize the court's authority to try him, followed by a harsh punishment... which is suspended entirely.

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* Rearden's decision not to enter a plea and simply state that he doesn't recognize the court's authority to try him, followed by a harsh punishment... which is suspended entirely.entirely.
* James Taggart's You-didn't-build-that Speech is the moment awesome thing Ayn Rand ever wrote... because it proves she was either psychic or had deductive skills to rival SherlockHolmes.
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