Ayn Rand’s prophetic book Atlas Shrugged seems to be playing out right before our eyes. Wayne Allyn Root draws the parallels between fact and fiction in his latest Townhall piece:
The U.S. economy is crumbling. Businesses are collapsing in record numbers. The real unemployment rate approaches 15% (or higher). 45 million Americans are on food stamps. Over 10.8 million Americans are on the Disability rolls. Tax revenues are down dramatically. All this while Obama has added thousands of new IRS agents, added over 60,000 new mandates, rules and regulations, turned the National Labor Relations Board over to radical union hacks, passed rules to satisfy radical extremist environmentalists, and chooses to target, demonize, and punish the wealthy. Coincidence? Or are these tragic situations related?
But it’s only fiction — right?
Read the whole thing at Townhall.com