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Weaponized Bureaucrats

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Doug Altner of the Ayn Rand Institute joins us to discuss our out of control Big Government.  Why does every bureaucracy seem to have guns these days?  From the BLM to the IRS, America’s bureaucracies have become weapons for the Obama administration to use against we the people.

Doug Altner is an analyst and instructor at the Ayn Rand Institute. He writes, speaks and gives interviews for ARI. He teaches communication, Ayn Rand’s ideas and free market capitalism through ARI’s various educational programs, including the Objectivist Academic Center and the ARI summer internship program.

 On the policy side, Dr. Altner specializes in business regulations and in wage and labor issues. His writings have appeared on Forbes.com, The Daily Caller, Investor’s Business Daily and Politix.topix.com. He contributes regularly to the Institute’s blog, Voices for Reason. Dr. Altner is a frequent guest on Butler on Business and is regularly interviewed on many other radio programs, such as The Mike Slater Show, The Schilling Show, and The Dan Cofall Show. He was a regular guest commentator on PJTV’s Front Page with Allen Barton.

He holds a PhD in industrial engineering from Georgia Tech. Prior to joining the Ayn Rand Institute, Dr. Altner was an assistant professor of operations research at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. He is also an alumnus of the Objectivist Academic Center.