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Atlas Shrugged
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  • First, we’ll try to see if we can find their personnel office here.
  • The personnel office did not take them long.
  • Their . personnel files.
  • "The selection of the specific personnel is only a technical detail," said Mouch pleasantly.
  • The personnel office received no formal resignations.
  • To provide the funds for the personnel to enforce these directives, a special tax was imposed on the state of Colorado, "as the state best able to assist the needier states to bear the brunt of the national emergency," such tax to consist of five per cent of the gross sales of Colorado’s industrial concerns.
  • The personnel office hasn’t taken a single name off the payroll list since Directive 10-289.
  • Don’t question the personnel office or anyone.
  • The personnel office did not report these desertions, as the directive required; instead, Rearden began to see unfamiliar faces among the workers, the drawn, beaten faces of the long unemployed, and heard them addressed by the names of the men who had quit.
  • grinning at her from the steam of the laundry, there weaved an enormous figure that would hold no shape, but its grin remained the same on its changing faces, and its face was Jim’s and her childhood preacher’s and the woman social worker’s from the personnel department of the five-and-ten-and the grin seemed to say to her: People like you will always stay honest, people like you will always struggle to rise, people like you will always work, so we’re safe and you have no choice.

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  • the records of military personnel
  • the troops and support personnel in Afghanistan

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