We Don’t Serve Hamburgers

“Whooppee! This is a lot nicer than in France. We never got a snow holiday in France. Never. Whoopee!”

Edward is delighted with his new life in America. At least he was at 7AM when we reported to him that the Montgomery County schools were closed because of the snow.

Your editor and family are rediscovering the United States of America. Last night, we went out to a nice restaurant.

“If I order a hamburger…will you cook it medium rare for me?” we asked the waiter.

“What? We don’t serve hamburgers….”

“Darling…this is a good restaurant,” said Elizabeth. “They don’t serve hamburgers. And please don’t get in a fight with the waiter.” “I wasn’t getting in a fight. I just wanted to know if it was some sort of health department regulation…”

“No, it’s not. Remember, we went to Fuddruckers the other day. We got hamburgers medium rare, I think. They were very good.”

“Oh…well…this country has changed so much. It’s so strange. I don’t know what to think…”


Bill Bonner
for Markets and Money

Bill Bonner

Bill Bonner

Since founding Agora Inc. in 1979, Bill Bonner has found success and garnered camaraderie in numerous communities and industries. A man of many talents, his entrepreneurial savvy, unique writings, philanthropic undertakings, and preservationist activities have all been recognized and awarded by some of America’s most respected authorities. Along with Addison Wiggin, his friend and colleague, Bill has written two New York Times best-selling books, Financial Reckoning Day and Empire of Debt. Both works have been critically acclaimed internationally. With political journalist Lila Rajiva, he wrote his third New York Times best-selling book, Mobs, Messiahs and Markets, which offers concrete advice on how to avoid the public spectacle of modern finance. Since 1999, Bill has been a daily contributor and the driving force behind Markets and Money.
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Buy a medium rare steak. BYO Buns & Cheese.
Sometimes you gotta meet them half way.

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