There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
For: legalizing drugs, gay marriage, abortion, guns, universal health care, public sector jobs, nuclear power, free education, progressive taxation
Against: corporations, make-work, the 40 hour work week, intellectual property, imperialism, "homeland security," censorship
You know what? All the posters who have said it is cheaper to produce in China than in America are correct. So let's change that. I propose we put a tariff on everything made outside our borders so if it costs 1$ to make in China and costs 3$ to make here then we charge the company 2 dollars the moment it hits our borders. Oh and corporate tax rates need to stay where they are at, but will actually be charged from now on at the full 35%. However, if you make come back to America and make jobs here then I'm fine with give you a nice break. It's time to end this neo-liberal free trade and start taking care of our workers.
Lastly how old are you?