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A Republican President and the Next War

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

Nearly all of the Republican presidential candidates have been vociferous in their hatred of the Iran deal, and if a majority Republican Congress is elected in 2016, the Iran deal will probably have a short life -- if it has one at all.

Feds Crack Down on Alaska Mining Co. in Clean Water Act Indictment

Tim Sohn | Posted 01.26.2015 | Green
Tim Sohn

In a first for extraction-friendly Alaska, the Department of Justice last week announced an indictment against mining company XS Platinum, Inc. (XSP), and five of its officers and employees.

Taylor Swift's Breakups: What Can We Learn

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 01.13.2015 | Women
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

Taylor Swift's use of a "breakup" can provide both a symbolic lesson and a tool for many women around the world who are entrenched in traditional feminine roles that hold them down or keep them from moving forward.

The Perseids: Our Connection to the Stars

Jim Moore | Posted 10.12.2013 | Science
Jim Moore

It is time for the Perseid meteor shower, August's illuminating pre-dawn treat for sky gazers. The fiery streaks of dust and sand-sized bits of grit are the sparkling wake residue of comet Swift-Tuttle, last seen in northern hemisphere skies in 1992.

The 5 C's of White Gold vs. Platinum

Ira Weissman | Posted 07.29.2013 | Weddings
Ira Weissman

"Should I set the diamond (or other precious stone) in platinum or white gold?" From my experience in the diamond business for over a decade, here are my thoughts about the pros and cons of white gold versus platinum.

Sam Stein

White House Ratchets Up Pressure On GOP After Dismissing Platinum Coin Idea

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of news that both the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve rejected the minting of a trillion dollar coin as a soluti...

Zach Carter

Administration To Reject Magic Coin Trick To Avert Debt Ceiling

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Treasury Department will not mint a high-value platinum coin to avert the debt ceiling, according to an official statement from...

Platinum Coins Can Save the American Economy

Fred Lundgren | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics
Fred Lundgren

Unless we choose a course that makes drastic changes to monetary and fiscal policies, each successive generation of Americans will work away their lives in quiet frustration in a system that guarantees repeated recessions, depressions, inflation and perpetual poverty.

Zach Carter

Republican Congressman Seeks To Ban Platinum Coin Fix For Debt Ceiling

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) is introducing legislation that would ban President Barack Obama and the U.S. Treasury from minting platinum c...

Why We Must Go Off The Platinum Coin Cliff

Bloomberg | John Barro | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics

I'm glad to see Representative Jerrold Nadler lending his support to the idea that President Barack Obama should avert a debt-limit crisis by issuing ...

5 Endangered Elements That America Needs

Michael Silver | Posted 01.29.2013 | Science
Michael Silver

2012 marks the second year American Elements has published its annual Endangered Elements List, a list of elements which, by their scarcity and technological importance, threaten America's long-term prospects.

Man Finds Huge Surprise Inside Safe He Bought On eBay

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.17.2012 | Business

UPDATE: James Labrecque has countered the original report and now reportedly claims "the buyer never found any money." There's nothing better than ...

Investing In Precious Metals, From Suze Orman (WATCH)

Posted 09.18.2013 | Home

Finance expert Suze Orman offers advice on investing in precious metals. Get Suze's FREE download to The Money Navigator enter the gift code MARLO at...

Green. Peace. The Netherlands Take the LEED.

Natalie Pace | Posted 02.29.2012 | Green
Natalie Pace

There is much to be learned from the Dutch, who have found a way, through public and private partnerships, cultural indoctrination and political will to make green peace a part of daily life.

Meteor Shower Rained Gold On Ancient Earth

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.10.2011 | Technology

Some 3.9 billion years ago a massive meteor shower of glittering gold and platinum fell on earth, says a new study published in the Nature Journal by ...

Trader Gets $1 Million Fine For Attempted Market Manipulation

Posted 09.24.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Christopher Doering) - A former portfolio manager for Moore Capital Management agreed on Monday to pay the U.S. futures regulator $1 milli...

Peter Frampton Lost at Love But Won at Palimony

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.24.2011 | Divorce
Natalie Pace

Ah, those irreconcilable differences just keep dogging Peter Frampton. The 6X platinum selling artist, whose album "Frampton Comes Alive" was the top selling album of 1976, filed papers on June 24, 2011 to divorce his wife of 15 years, Christina Elfers.

Rep.Rep. Kent Lambert: Colorado Should Stockpile Precious Metals

Colorado Springs Gazette | Tom Roeder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

At hearing Tuesday in Denver, a General Assembly committee will debate a plan by a Colorado Springs Republican to plow the state's savings account int...