A Milestone: William F. Buckley Has Died

A milestone: William F. Buckley died. When we get around to it, we’ll write up an autopsy report. Here, we give you the instant coroner’s verdict: He was a handsome, well-bred, pompous, conceited and clever windbag who twisted American conservatism in such a grotesque way even its own parents wouldn’t recognize it.

Bill Bonner,
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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Amen to that.


…the highest birds in the sky are often the rarest…even in death’s fall they inspire us…let bone pickers devour his legacy..but what fortuitous sustenance….

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