Boy if I didn't know better I would say you are making a joke about how Americans have become obsessed with greed and money, to the point where it takes the place of the sun and we turn our sky green with pollution. Only that would take wit, cunning, and the ability to see the destination our current path will lead us, three things that you find impossible to do because of your condition.
I've just started reading Shrugged, and no matter what the movie says, I cannot imagine the setting of this book being modernized. It's a semi futuristic fifties art deco setting to me no matter what. And thanks to these awesome posters it's going to stay that way with very little resistance