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Winter 2011 issue -- When I think of Christmas, I think about gathering with family, sharing bounteous feasts, warming up in front of a roaring fire after shoveling the snow off the steps, decorating a tree, singing carols, and watching familiar TV specials featuring the likes of Charlie Brown and the Grinch.
Summer 2011 -- The world of Atlas Shrugged is one in which government regulation, taxation, and outright control of the means of production have eaten away at prosperity in America and in the world. Fed up with being told what to do by know-nothing bureaucrats, and sick of having the fruits of their productive efforts confiscated bit by bit, the productive capitalists of the world gradually begin to disappear. They prefer to drop out rather than to keep supporting an ungrateful society that envies and even overtly hates them.
Winter 2010 -- Some of the signature values that animated a previous generation—independence, prudence, and self-discipline—seem to be in short supply today. People in my grandparents’ generation who came of age in the 1920s and 30s lived through the bracing trials of economic hardship and global war. They worked hard. They scrimped and saved. They hoped for a better life for their children.