Melman on Gold & Silver
August 2005 by Leonard MelmanWhatever sense of security and peace the Western World had managed to restore was shattered on July 7, when four bombs were detonated on three trains and a double-decker bus in London, England, killing an estimated 70 people and injuring another 700.
- Apparently snow, rain, heat and gloom have been slowing down mail delivery
- Name that tune
Gold prospecting in Virginia: Like most prospecting greenhorns, I entered the gold prospecting hobby with a pan, a shovel and a hand sluice. It was January 2007, and I had just stumbled upon the hobby of gold prospecting while researching...
• California piles on the taxes
• Cap and trade passes House
• EPA to address bonding
• Clean Water Restoration Act
Every year there are large nuggets found by the diligent, and occasionally by the lucky newbie.
We now have supporters who are well known and connected in Washington, DC, and who state they will assist us in bypassing lower level staffers and getting us face-to-face meetings with Senators.
The paper’s crack reporters filed requests under the Freedom of Information Act, demanding public release of “secret” emails explaining why the Interior Department recommended, and President Trump approved, shrinking Bears’ Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments.
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