Gold & The Dollar
July 2002 by Rep. Ron PaulFollowing is a speech Rep. Ron Paul delivered to the House of Representatives in early June, making a case for the return to the gold standard.—Editor
• Getting scolded during recess happens to adults, too.
• On-the-job training
• Batteries not included
• By the numbers
The Lucky Friday is already one of North America’s deepest hard-rock mines. Now, the 62-year-old mine is about to get much deeper.
• Original Sixteen to One cleared
• Another court case settled
The first requirement for a successful mine operation is a market for the product, metallic or nonmetallic. The second requirement is to deliver a quality salable product...
Although it is now known that Mount Diablo, located in Contra Costa County in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, was the site of the largest coal mining operation in the state during the last half of the 19th century... this majestic focal point... also was the source of other minerals.
BLM stated we had 30 days to amend our claim so that it fit within one 40-acre square or we would forfeit the claim.
Opponents of Measure 7 warn that it will grow into a monster.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Siskiyou National Forest Update • Company Looks at Restarting Sunshine Mine • Piedmont Gold • Picks & Pans: Exploring Wyoming's High Desert • Sons of Gwalia & Herbert Hoover • Looking Back • Prospecting on the Yukon River • Placer Gold in Arizona • The Fire Assay of Fly Eyes • Bill Could Create New Silver Market • 2002 Inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mystery of Olmec Jade Solved