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Totally Incorrect: Conversations with Doug Casey (LFB)
     

Totally Incorrect: Conversations with Doug Casey (LFB)

by Doug Casey
 
The publication of Totally Incorrect by Doug Casey is an event. It is the first book in 15 years by this giant of investment and libertarian commentary. No one has been as brave and bold in anticipating trends and thinking apart from the civic conventions as Casey. His ideas are so "dangerous" that he has been singled out by left-wing "watchdog" groups as a threat to

Overview

The publication of Totally Incorrect by Doug Casey is an event. It is the first book in 15 years by this giant of investment and libertarian commentary. No one has been as brave and bold in anticipating trends and thinking apart from the civic conventions as Casey. His ideas are so "dangerous" that he has been singled out by left-wing "watchdog" groups as a threat to society itself. Why, he doesn't even believe in the Constitution!

You can agree or disagree with what he says. Doesn't matter. What matters is that he shocks the brain out of its stupor and fires up new thoughts and new ways of looking at the world.

Totally Incorrect is better than a book of prose. It is a book of interviews, topic by topic. This way, the reader is able to catch him in the most candid way possible. He has a way of formulating things that is absolutely unforgettable. This entire book of 350 pages does exactly this on every important topic of our time.

In Doug's book you'll learn:

· The best way to rob a bank … and you don't need a gun;
· Whether you should seek the quality over quantity of life;
· What you can do with your money that is better than getting a $100,000 MBA;
· What things are so critical that government should never be trusted with them;
· Whether it is evil or moral to avoid taxes;
· Why pirates and smugglers are humanity's benefactors;
· Why war is great for governments but terrible for the rest of us;
· Why the jails are filling up with good guys and the bad guys are running the country;
· Why we were better off when fist fights would break out in Congress;
· Why you should consider getting out of the country ASAP;
· The best way to fight official corruption in government (hint: no officials, no corruption);
· Why America has embraced the "deadly combination" of "Nordic efficiency and American neopuritanism."

The book allows you to experience such thoughts in the context of a very civil conversation, so you can see how his mind works. It is brilliant, and it inspires brilliance. Someone like Casey comes along very rarely. He's been called the only viable contender for H.L. Mencken's legacy. Laissez Faire is extremely honored that he chose us as his publisher.

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Product Details

BN ID:
2940015981940
Publisher:
Laissez Faire Books
Publication date:
01/14/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
352,190
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Doug Casey is a highly respected author, publisher and professional investor.

Doug literally wrote the book on profiting from periods of economic turmoil: his book Crisis Investing spent multiple weeks as #1 on the New York Times bestseller list and became the best-selling financial book of 1980 with 438,640 copies sold; surpassing big-caliber names, like Free to Choose by Milton Friedman, The Real War by Richard Nixon, and Cosmos by Carl Sagan.Doug broke the record with his next book, Strategic Investing, by receiving the largest advance ever paid for a financial book at the time. Interestingly enough, Doug’s book The International Man was the most sold book in the history of Rhodesia.

He has been a featured guest on hundreds of radio and TV shows, including David Letterman, Merv Griffin, Charlie Rose, Phil Donahue, Regis Philbin, Maury Povich, NBC News and CNN; and has been the topic of numerous features in periodicals such as Time, Forbes, People, and the Washington Post.

Doug is the founding Chairman of Casey Research, an investment research publisher that helps self-directed investors earn superior returns by taking advantage of market dislocations.

Louis James, Senior Editor, Metals Division, Casey Research

Louis travels the world, visiting highly prospective geological targets, grilling management and company geologists, and interviewing natives. His background in physics, economics, and technical writing prepared him well for his role as senior editor of the International Speculator and Casey Investment Alert. Wherever he is, Louis is on the lookout for the next double-your-money winner.

Terry Coxon, President Passport Financial

Terry Coxon is the author of Keep What You Earn and Using Warrants and the co-author (with Harry Browne) of Inflation-Proofing Your Investments. He edited Harry Browne’s Special Reports for its 23 years of publication and all of Harry Browne’s investment books since 1974.

Terry was the founder and for 22 years the president of the Permanent Portfolio Fund, a mutual fund that invests in precious metals as well as stocks and bonds.

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