Bagels, Barry Bonds, and Rotten Politicians
by Burton S. Blumert
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute 2008
Number of pages: 366
Burton Blumert is an entrepreneur who knows not only all that there is to know about precious metals but also about politics and economics. He offers his wide-ranging insights in this funny, charming, and also learned collection of essays from many years of writing. Burt s writings on politics are by no means confined to praise or condemnation of particular people. He grasps the essence of issues that most others fail to see at all.
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by Chester Field Jr. - Henry Altemus Company
'There is only one worse break than asking a woman her age: it is looking incredulous when she tells it.' 'If you would have a serene old age never woo a girl who keeps a diary.' 'A chef is a cook who gets a salary instead of wages.'
by Russell Taylor - Feedbooks
Let me tell you something about love. They say love hurts; well, my love killed a whole town. Only a small town mind, but a whole town all the same. Love doesn't just hurt, it maims, cripples and kills. I know; I've seen it in action.
by Jesse Lynch Williams - Charles Scribner's Sons
The first day at college: Hi, there! you big Freshman, take off your hat -- yes, we're talking to you -- take off your hat to the class above you -- stop, don't try to get by, my sober-faced young friend. That would not be nice of you.
by Edith B. Ordway - George Sully and Company
This book presents a grindstone whereon the reader may whet his wits. It is of sufficient hardness to resist the coarsest metal of broad-bladed humor, and of sufficient fineness of grain to edge the best steel of fancy.