Guest Editorial—Vertical Disintegration
September 2001 by Henry LambSince the New Deal of the 1930s, government has grown increasingly proficient at squeezing—not extra profits—but individual freedoms from the very people they are empowered to protect. By first taking our money in the form of taxes, the government then offers to return some of it, but only if it is used for the purposes dictated by the government.
The beauty of natural gold is widely appreciated by both prospectors and mineral collectors, but the pinnacle of beautiful natural gold specimens are the spectacular crystalline formations.
About 10 years ago the Forest Service told a miner that he could not stay on his claim for more than 14 days in a row. I told the miner that he could stay as long as he wants, providing he was mining.
We (finally) have the new version of our website up and running, and it seems to be a hit!
One method used to explore for kimberlite pipes is aerial photographs. If a kimberlite can be found on aerial photography, there are likely more nearby that can’t be seen on photographs. Over the years, myself and others found several hundred...
My girlfriend Beth and I decided to take our canoe down the Yukon and do some gold dredging...
If this past month has proved anything, it is the reversible nature of the rule that “what goes up must come down” which now also can read “what goes down must come up.”
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