Melman on Gold & Silver
June 2005 by Leonard MelmanRapid reversals seemed to be the theme of news events during the past month. For example, while the economy generated relatively poor job growth of only 100,000 or so during March, April’s number soared to 274,000—far above expectations.
Guyana is a former British colony on the north coast of South America. The capital, Georgetown (pop. 250,000), is 2,200 miles southeast of Miami. The country is 83,000 square miles in area, depending on who does the counting.
They want to close our roads on public land (built by taxpayer funds) to keep us and our disabled veterans out. And it won’t stop with just mining.
• Miners win latest round
• New push to close off lands in New Mexico
• Close call in Peru
• New underground safety requirements
For the first time, the Sacagawea Golden Dollar changed hands, intermingling with scuffed quarters and nickels, setting itself apart with its golden hue.
We’ve obtained the rights to publish this exclusive interview conducted on the Klamath River between David, an environmental activist, and a Coho salmon.
Silver Creek, in New Mexico's Catron County, is a narrow defile in the Mogollon Mountains. Known to be the home of fierce Apache bands, gold and silver veins were waiting there for an adventurous, if not foolish, prospector.
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