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2011-05-04 16:55:00

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 50 years after Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged debuted as a controversial New York Times bestseller, the novel again is at the top of the charts. USA Today and Amazon recorded large sales spikes with the theatrical release of Atlas Shrugged Part 1.

2009-06-23 10:26:00

WICHITA, Kansas, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued as a statement by Charles Koch, Chairman and CEO of Koch Industries, Inc. A short time ago, I wrote "we could be facing the greatest loss of liberty and prosperity since the 1930s." Sad to say, that prediction is coming true. We now know the U.S.

2009-03-07 07:57:13

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown says he wants international standards to limit the pay of bankers and an end to a culture of short-term bonuses.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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