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Dagny Taggart Goes to War

Fred688 Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 10:20 AM
Dagny may have been fictional but we have real "Taggarts" who succeed by dint of hard work, intelligence and character despite the oppression of those in government who try to repress the creative individual . See Sarah Palin............
JPK2 Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 11:43 AM
Sarah is successful. She cashed in on her wide hips, big breasts and pretty face. I seriously doubt that many conservative men would be ga-ga over her if she had the looks of the late Bell Abzug. Sarah Palin is a great self-promoter. And she does show more guts than most conservative men. But, let's not get carried away.
gtanv Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 11:12 AM
Fred.... this is my point. if Dagny is supposed to represent something real, we should be able to find some real life people to emulate rather than a fictional charactr who lived in rand's world. I wouldn't nominate Palin...Rand despised govt involvement and would not have mentioned any pol as a heroic figure..useful, yes, heroic, no

Dagny Taggart is not just the entrepreneurial heroine of Ayn Rand’s magnum opus novel, Atlas Shrugged. She is the inspiration of real women everywhere who are taking up her shield and fighting her battle for freedom using the weapons of entrepreneurship, education and free speech.

The media continually talks about the “war on women.” What the media never admits is that the government is waging a war against women through unjust force.

The government’s “weapons” include: domestic drones that violate women’s private property rights; unconstitutional taxes and regulations that make it nearly impossible for women to achieve their dreams;...