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Interesting Silver Information

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
09/14/2015

    Colorado's mining industry has had a lot of glorious times, and a lot of equally glorious setbacks.  Colorado's mine fortunes, depended on both silver and gold.  When an ore sample was and...

Christians, Jews, & Muslims

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
09/08/2015

A look at history, both current and past, will show why I don't like Muslims!  They treat their women miserably, and their religion teaches that unbelievers must die.  They are totally enslaved by their...

Refugees

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
09/03/2015

Have you noticed that hoards of refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, et al, who are risking their lives to get to European nations which have liberal welfare systems?  I know, they're miserable where they were, and...

Miscellaneous

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
08/26/2015

                     True Story.   The I have a client who has been dealing with me for many years, usually $100,000 at...

The Highway Trust Fund

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/29/2015

Congress is all a twitter over passing a Highway Trust Bill.  This is the outfit which collects the federal gas and diesel taxes and supposedly disburses them to the various states and contractors to build roads.  The...

James Holmes

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/24/2015

You know who he is of course.  He’s the guy who shot up the Aurora Colorado movie theatre a couple of years ago, killing 12 and injuring 72.  It’s taken all this time for the ’wheels of justice’...

Greece and the Euro

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/20/2015

The central bankers finally agreed to give the Greeks another $60 billion, and maybe even $85 billion over the next three years.  That will keep ’em quiet for a while. Greece must then raise their VAT (value added tax)...

The Minimum Wage

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/17/2015

Marco Rubio was on Fox News last night for an extensive interview.  He’s OK,  but not a Trump.  When asked about his opinion of the $15 minimum wage, he spouted forth with about a 3 minute nonsensical spiel...

Welfare Sucks!

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
07/11/2015

What would be the perfect policy blueprint for the nation?  Over the next few weeks, I’m going to weigh in even though I would never consider running for any public office. I don’t think I could ever get the...

This and that...

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/10/2015

The Department of Education  7/14/15 Of all of the things Jimmy Carter did, along with his Democrat Congress, the absolute worst just has to be Public Law 96-88.  That’s the law which officially put in place,...

Various National Debts

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
06/30/2015

    The current default payment of Greece to the IMF, is supposedly $1.8 billion.  I would love to see the contract Greece signed with the IMF, when the loan was granted, as the IMF has the reputation of...

Big income gap is the trouble?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/28/2015

    The current complaint by the left wing is that there is too great a gap between the rich and poor, and that’s why we have so many poor people.  The rich have all the money and won’t give any...

Government Schools part 2

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
06/14/2015

I think we’ve established that government schools are a disaster, but let’s take a quick look at post-secondary institutions.  First off, God forbid you are not a leftist entering college.  If you believe...

Us too! But less.

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
06/13/2015

The problem with 95% of Republicans, is that they go along with the democrat socialists in everything, but seem to do it a bit less.  The result is what we have now; namely a huge population of welfare recipients, $18...

Government Schools

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
05/31/2015

Anyone with eyes and ears realizes by now that government schools are an utter disaster on every level.  Every year we spend more and continue to lose ground to the rest of the civilized world.   Every year we...

Harley Davidson Syndrome

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/30/2015

    The Harley Davidson motorcycle has a wonderful American history.  Millions have been sold.  A few bad years, but they’re really popular with some people.  When a Harley comes from ...

Off to War?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/27/2015

The signs are unavoidable.  We will soon be fighting in Iraq and Syria.  The only good thing Obama has done is say that it’s there problem, not ours and they should solve it themselves, with our supplies, arms,...

Speed Limits

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
05/17/2015

Driving home from my in-laws last night, we passed a group of Madison’s finest (AKA the police) setting up a speed trap near our home.  This is a very common experience around here, especially on a specific stretch...

AMTRAK CRASH

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/13/2015

  The unfortunate crash of AMTRAK train # 188, is inexcusable.  I happen to be knowledgeable railroad buff-fan-expert, or what have you, and I know that track.  Trains leave  Philly’...

The Post Office

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
05/07/2015

A quick post office horror story; actually two related stories: A customer who regularly sells through us called me about a week after I’d sent his check out.  He was rightfully concerned about the status of his...

 

 

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