Mini gold rush descends on Northern California

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (San Francisco Chronicle) When asking seasoned miners about this year’s so-called gold rush in Northern California, it can be a challenge to obtain trustworthy information. “People who are more…

What a concept: Money should have value

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3521294" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 'The Declaration Of Independence' by John Trumbull, 1787 (excerpt)[/caption] He was the only person to sign all four of what are considered America's founding more…

Family 'robbed' of land by gov't fights back

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_2370985" align="aligncenter" width="610"] U.S. Supreme Court[/caption] A team of property rights advocates, lawyers and state lawmakers has joined forces for a nationwide campaign to overrule the U.S. Supreme more…

Venezuela's currency meltdown deepens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) The meltdown in Venezuela’s currency is deepening as a crippling dollar shortage and a threat of oil sanctions take their toll on the economy. The black-market rate more…

Girl, 5, fined for lemonade stand

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) A five-year-old girl was fined £150 by a council for selling 50p cups of lemonade to festival goers. The girl's father Andre Spicer said his daughter more…