Don's Column

Select from the list the article of your interest. These columns are the opinions of Don Stott, the founder of Colorado Gold. They are not meant to be seen as the opinions or directives of Colorado Gold, Inc.

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China Again? (Still ?)

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
02/24/2020

There seem to be stories almost every day about the pitiful condition of China’s economy, and not just in the Journal.  On Fox News last week, they reported that in one month, January, China had 5.1% inflation, and not...

Film Review

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
02/17/2020

(My Birthday.  I’m 86 today) The film is “1917.”  From Tucker Carlson’s “Ship of Fools,” page 92: “On an unexceptional June morning in 1914, a second string Austrian nobleman...

Revolutionary War Counterfeiting

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
02/10/2020

Believe it or not, while George Washington was desperately fighting the Revolutionary War against England, the British Red Coats were not only better equipped, better clothed, and better fed than Washington’s rag tag...

Gold or Silver?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
02/03/2020

I’ve written about this dozens of times over the last 43 years, and now I’ll do it again, because people are always asking us what to buy.  The lowest ratio I have seen, was 16 to 1 in 1980, which is what it has...

Healthy China?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
01/27/2020

Actually, the current Corona virus, which has killed as of this writing, 27, with many hundreds ill, originated in China, along with countless other diseases and ills.  China has lost millions of pigs and hogs due to...

Martin Luther King

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
01/20/2020

Actually, Martin Luther King Day, is, as far as I know, the only federal holiday not concerned with a president or a holiday such as Thanksgiving or the 4th of July.  I resent that, as do a lot of other people, even such as...

Japan's Lost 30 Years

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
01/13/2020

A major article in January 2nd Journal is headlined just that.  “Japan’s Lost 30 Years Give Pause to Those Looking at The U.S.”  A picture showing dejected Japanese is sad, and an accompanying graph...

Gold Prediction

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
01/06/2020

I don’t make predictions, as I have written over and over again, but a six column, half page piece in the Journal (Wall Street) last week, complete with graphs, is headlined “GOLD IS HEADED FOR ITS BEST YEAR SINCE...

Four of a Kind

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
12/31/2019

I recently picked up a book at a yard sale by and about Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.  It’s a good read throughout, but close to the end, when he was nominated for the Supreme Court, it was horrible what he...

Where did the Money Go?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
12/23/2019

It seems as though trillions of paper currencies around the world have simply disappeared.  Euros, dollars, pesos, etc, by the hundreds of millions have vanished.  Governments are madly printing more to replace the...

Column by Wayne Allyn Root

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
12/16/2019

Me forwarding someone else's column is rare, but this one is so pertinent with current nonsense perpetrated by the Democrats, that it needs to be read, and for you readers to forward it everywhere. - Don Stott...

Negative Interest?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
12/09/2019

Negative interest?  Never heard of it?  Sounds strange?  A negative interest rate at a bank or institution, means simply that there is a charge for you to deposit your dollars in such a place.  You get no...

How Silver Bought Drugs

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
12/02/2019

Silver may buy drugs now, however this is not about 2019, but a time beginning over a hundred years ago.  It concerned China during the Qing Dynasty, which ran from the mid 1800’s to 1911.  72 years earlier, in...

How Could Trump Lose?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
11/25/2019

The radical left, and for that matter the entire Democratic Party, have pulled out all the stops to remove Donald Trump from office.  They have used fake news constantly, the Mueller Report, and now are trying to impeach...

Little Orphan Annie

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
11/18/2019

I am reminded of the fact that “The Wizard of Oz” had political meanings, as I wrote in the past, but that a comic strip also was based on the artist-creator’s politics also, and that was “Little Orphan...

11/11/11

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
11/11/2019

A simple murder started one of the greatest wars in history.  World War one began as follows, and if you have never heard about the total absurdity of it all, here’s a brief synopsis.  On June 14, 1914, Austrian...

Musical Chairs

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
11/04/2019

A few years ago, in a column I mentioned ‘musical chairs,’ and compared them to paper currencies which have quickly gone down so quickly, that it was impossible to protect one’s self from them.  In the game...

Speed Limits

Author:
David Stott
Publish Date:
11/01/2019

The concept of a maximum speed limit on a highway has always fascinated me.  Since everyone on the road has different capabilities and drives a vehicle with different safety and efficiency characteristics, how can the...

The Statue of Liberty

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
10/28/2019

On December 23, 1667, a 14.717 acre Island in New York Harbor was sold to Isaac Bedloe.  In 1732, his estate sold it to the U.S. Government for an undisclosed price.  The island had always been called “Oyster...

Dollar Doomed?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
10/21/2019

On and on it goes:  It’s not difficult to find a site on the internet which will groan and swear that the U.S. economy and dollar is trash, and within a few weeks or months, it’ll all be over.  As a WWII...

 

 

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