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2017-12-18 20:50:09.392118+00 by Dan Lyke 5 comments

So, wait, the looters take over the government and we have a train crash? Holy shit, we really are living in an Ayn Rand novel.

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#Comment Re: So made: 2017-12-21 18:28:23.018963+00 by: concept14

I suppose Peter Thiel imagines he is John Galt.

#Comment Re: So made: 2017-12-22 23:46:30.570389+00 by: TheSHAD0W

It's been a long while since I've read Atlas Shrugged (though I got the movies, I ought to watch them), but IIRC the railways were free-market until the government took them over. Amtrak's been owned by the government for how long?

#Comment Re: So made: 2017-12-24 00:14:58.716196+00 by: Dan Lyke

The big disaster (the tunnel) was, I think, attributed to government meddling in the railroads, and some sort of public private partnership failure.

#Comment Re: So made: 2017-12-29 16:37:09.19163+00 by: concept14

This got a few likes on Tumblr https://www.nodynasty4.us/post...ers-take-over-the-government-and

#Comment Re: So made: 2017-12-30 05:52:10.153196+00 by: Dan Lyke

Thanks! I need to up my Tumblr game...

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