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Atlas_Shrugged|Section145

* Plot summary
The [[/National Alliance of Railroads|National Alliance of Railroads]] passes the [[/Anti-dog-eat-dog Rule|Anti-dog-eat-dog Rule]] which gives them the power to dictate which railroads can operate in which regions of the country.  The rule was crafted by [[/Orren Boyle|Orren Boyle]] with the purpose of driving the [[/Phoenix-Durango|Phoenix-Durango]] out of [[/Colorado|Colorado]], so [[/Taggart Transcontinental|Taggart Transcontinental]] would not have to compete with them any longer.  After the vote, [[/James Taggart|James Taggart]] storms into [[/Dagny Taggart|Dagny Taggart's]] office and gloats about how he has ruined their competitor, which in his mind is a victory over [[/Dagny Taggart|Dagny]].  She calls him a rotten bastard and rushes out.

* Setting
A meeting of the [[/National Alliance of Railroads|National Alliance of Railroads]] and the office of [[/Dagny Taggart|Dagny Taggart]].

* Characters
 [[/Board of Directors|Board of Directors]]
 [[/Dagny Taggart|Dagny Taggart]]
 [[/Dan Conway|Dan Conway]]
 [[/James Taggart|James Taggart]]
 [[/Orren Boyle|Orren Boyle]]