Ayn Rand uses Atlas as an example of an exceptional being. The premise of her story is that exceptional people hold up the world and support the rest of us and if they were to shrug our world would come crashing down on all of us unexceptional people. If Ayn were to have looked into the mythology she butchers with her inaccurate metaphors she would have known that in mythology Atlas was a Titan and humanity arose from the Titans who battled the Olympian Gods. Atlas was forced into his labor by the Olympian Gods for daring to rise up against them.
If you read the Norquest pledge, it refers to the "marginal income tax rate." Isn't that the highest bracket? Please discuss the actual text of the pledge(s) and exactly who it is protecting. Here is the Senate version of the pledge:
I apologise in advance for the poor spelling and grammer. I have never professed to be an english major.
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I have been watching all I can about the occupy movements and I think were missing the point here. We have seen the growing response of government, ie. locking out the press and violently cracking down on peaceful protestors, in obvious violations of our constitution.
Gingrich debuts policy on stupidity of child labor laws where he thought it would be well received – Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
BP caused the same accident as Deepwater Horizon (4/20/2010) in the Caspian Sea (9/17/2008) and State Department knew it.
The release of the secret cable revealing this fact was made public by Private Bradley Manning and remains a cause for his imprisonment. Condoleezza Rice and BP tried to make sure the Public didn't hear about it.