Archives for September, 2013

Things That Make You Go Hmmm…A Barrel of Monkeys

  “What’s more fun than a Barrel of Monkeys? Nothing!” Not my words, but those of the Milton Bradley Co., which still produces under license a game first created by a gentleman named Leonard Marks, who sold the rights to his simple but addictive game to Lakeside Toys in 1965. It would be difficult to […]

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The Bull Within the Bear

By Jeff Clark, Editor of BIG GOLD Gold investors will recall there was a surge in bullion buying when the price crashed in mid-April. We saw less of this with the June decline, though global investment demand has still been stronger than what was seen in 2012. What virtually every mainstream headline has been screaming […]

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Syria and Second Passports

All of us by now have seen the latest sales pitch from the Obama administration for yet another so-called “humanitarian intervention” in the Middle East. It is not hard to see that the case for war is a bunch of rubbish and will likely end in disaster for both Syria and the US. I am […]

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How Fed Policy Has Devastated Three Generations of Retirees

One aspect of the American Dream has always been the prospect of enjoying one’s golden years in retired bliss. And while everyone knows that the rules of the game have been subject to change over the years, the recent, unprecedented changes in fiscal policy have proved to be a virtual wrecking ball to Americans’ retirement […]

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How to Marry a Millionaire… And Not Die a Pauper

A recent article penned by Jeff Sommer for The New York Times noted that in 1953, when How to Marry a Millionaire – one of Marilyn Monroe’s more endearing comedic performances – debuted, $1 million was worth much more than it is now. It was the equivalent of $8.7 million in today’s dollars. Much like […]

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How to Marry a Millionaire… And Not Die a Pauper

A recent article penned by Jeff Sommer for The New York Times noted that in 1953, when How to Marry a Millionaire – one of Marilyn Monroe’s more endearing comedic performances – debuted, $1 million was worth much more than it is now. It was the equivalent of $8.7 million in today’s dollars. Much like […]

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Thoughts from the Frontline: How Do I Hate Thee?

  How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being and ideal Grace. … I love thee with the breath, Smiles, tears, of all my life! — and, if God […]

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