The Financial Repercussions of the WTC Tragedy
October 2001 by Leonard MelmanIf the goal of the September 11 terrorists was to inflict maximum damage on the American psyche as well as American economy, they could hardly have picked a better target than the twin towers of the World Trade Center (WTC).
On August 24, 1999, a federal grand jury in Milwaukee indicted two EPA officials on charges of perjury, obstruction of justice, and conspiracy to obstruct justice.
The General Mining Law of 1872 is not antiquated, but its roots are ancient, stemming from Greek and Roman law, and continued in English and Spanish law. The recorded laws and practices of mining extend back nearly 3000 years.
Federal agents seized two tons of copper coins featuring Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul and 500 pounds of silver during a raid on the headquarters of a group seeking to dissolve the Federal Reserve.
Quite suddenly, another major financial issue with significant implications for the world of precious metals has been gaining growing attention. We are referring to concern about looming “currency wars,” and we also discuss that topic...
It rained over four inches that night and the creek flooded both my backyard and my workshop. When I opened the door to my workshop Christmas morning, an unwelcome sight greeted me.
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