None of My Business

P.J. Explains Money, Banking, Debt, Equity, Assets, Liabilities, and Why He's not Rich and Neither Are You
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Product Number: DD40771
Released: Sep 04, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781684416646
Narrator/s: Johnny Heller
Publisher: Highbridge Company
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After decades covering war and disaster, bestselling author and acclaimed satirist P. J. O'Rourke takes on his scariest subjects yet-business, investment, finance, and the political chicanery behind them. Want to get rich overnight for free in three easy steps with no risk? Then don't buy this book. P. J.'s approach to business, investment, and finance is different. He takes the risks for you in his chapter "How I Learned Economics by Watching People Try to Kill Each Other." He proposes "A Way to Raise Taxes That We'll All Love"-a 200% tax on celebrities. He offers a brief history of economic transitions before exploring the world of high tech innovation with a chapter on "Unnovations," which asks, "The Internet-whose idea was it to put all the idiots on earth in touch with each other?" He misunderstands bitcoin, which seems "like a weird scam invented by strange geeks with weaponized slide rules in the high school Evil Math Club." He closes with a fanciful short story about the morning that P. J. wakes up and finds that all the world's goods and services are free! This is P. J. at his finest, a book not to be missed.


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None of My Business
Product Number: BX00104098
Product Number:Z100141596
Product Number:DD40771

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Author(s): P.J. O'Rourke
Narrator(s): Johnny Heller
Product Number Z100141596
Released: Sep 04, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781684416653