Bagels, Barry Bonds, and Rotten Politicians by Burton S. Blumert

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By Burton S. Blumert

Burton Blumert is an entrepreneur who is familiar with not just all that there's to understand approximately priceless metals but in addition approximately politics and economics. He bargains his wide-ranging insights during this humorous, captivating, and in addition realized selection of essays from decades of writing.

David Gordon reveals that this booklet is filled with perception: "Burt s writings on politics are under no circumstances restrained to compliment or condemnation of specific humans. He grasps the essence of matters that the majority others miss out on at all."

Blumert used to be one of the closest neighbors of Murray and Joey Rothbard, having helped him in the course of in his specialist existence time and again. you can find the following attention-grabbing tales in their lifestyles jointly. There also are motion picture stories, fiction and non-fiction reports, statement on media conversing heads, observations on quite a few mass insanities, and a contrarian tackle almost all traditional wisdom.

This is an relaxing e-book that is helping you spot the area in the course of the eyes of an observer completely steeped within the Rothbardian global view.

"As a author, as one can find from this publication, he's a skilled satirist who can train the truths of liberty and lifestyles whereas making you snigger out loud. such a lot of all, he has proven how the Mises-Rothbard dream of drawing jointly trade and ideas should be achieved." Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

366 web page, Paperback, ISBN 978-1-933550-30-5

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He did it brazenly and deftly. I tried to dismiss what I had seen. While consuming my second biscuit, I must admit, my focus was no longer drawn to the Telegraph but on my bowlered neighbor. He seemed absorbed in his newspaper (the Guardian), and managed to extract the fourth biscuit in the package, his second. In New York or San Francisco, I might have fled the scene or summoned the police. But this was London. We proceeded to complete the package of six biscuits, each in turn, without ever making eye contact.

Spirits rose as one of the prison guards appeared with a heavy cart filled with bags of peanuts lurching down the narrow aisle. An eighty-year-old woman headed for the lav had to dive to avoid being crushed by the deadly object. The rest of us were relieved. Had she been squashed, we might have been peanutless. Needless to say, the passenger’s mood darkens with each passing hour. I was unable to shake the notion that the air I was breathing had been filtered for everything but seven deadly 18 — Bagels, Barry Bonds, and Rotten Politicians viruses, and that we were on the radar screen of the missilelaunching ships attached to the Seventh Fleet on maneuvers below.

I made it sound as if I had some facts when I told her, “Look, almost all fast food places are operated by franchisers, Burton S. Blumert — 15 small business men who try their best to provide a decent product. ” Maybe I guessed right. I wanted to tell you about what happened at the Car Rental place in Phoenix, but the Judge said we can’t discuss the case until after the trial. I can tell you that I had ordered a luxury car and they delivered the winning vehicle from a Demolition Derby. They’re not getting away with it.

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