…at some point even those fools creating the new businesses, the ones taking the risks, those who actually create new jobs, may tire of impossible odds. Get to realise an easier road lies elsewhere. What happens when entrepreneurs finally smell the coffee? When they decide to go on strike, who starts the businesses whose taxes keep everyone else so contented? Ayn Rand might have been onto something after all.
…talismans, those expectations accrue to Wilshere. Atlas shrugged under less (no, that’s not an Ayn Rand allusion). We still have another week or so before this interlull ends; by then, we may have Walcott and…
The Hill (Washington, DC)
Reality reminds one of fiction. In Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged, character Clem Weatherby, a “man from Washington,” tells Dagny Taggert, COO for Taggert Transcontinental Railroad that: “Well, my thought is that if you granted the unions’ wage raises … we might drop the question of cutting [freight] rates, for the time being.” Taggert later responds with…