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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