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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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Three Biggest Frauds

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
09/21/2020

I’m certain there are lots of them, but to me anyway, there have been and still are, three biggest, most outrageous frauds going on in America today, and they are boosted with outright lies, fake science, and other forms of...

Upside Down America today

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
09/14/2020

Sent to me by a customer.  I could never say it better! I never dreamed that I would have to face the prospect of not living in the United States of America, at least not the one I have known all my life. I have never...

Robin Hood

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
09/08/2020

Since Biden and his gang are running for President, and are touting socialism, whether they admit it or not,  I am going to quote, word for word, chapter 11 from a book I wrote 35 years ago when I got my first...

Storage

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
08/31/2020

I had an anonymous call last week from a man who asked me if I were a storage facility.  “Huh?  Do you mean, do I store people’s gold and silver?” “Yes.” “No I don’t, nor...

Gradualism

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
08/24/2020

We all experience ‘gradualism’ in our lives.  The paint on your house gradually decays.  Tires gradually wear out.  Grass gradually grows till it needs cutting.  Soda pop gradually loses its fizz...

Racism, Economics, Force, Choice

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
08/17/2020

We constantly view or read, how ‘racism’ is responsible for all the violence, arson, prejudice, and riots occurring currently.  Let’s get the ‘racism’ solved first, OK?  Let’s look at...

Gold Doesn't Pay Any Interest

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
08/10/2020

We hear that constantly, and when I began doing precious metals in November of 1977, I heard it then also.  True, it doesn’t pay any interest.  Neither does silver, nor your home, car, lawn mower, watch,...

Silver Coins

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
08/03/2020

1964 was a long time ago, when the U.S. Mint stopped making 90% silver dimes, quarters, and halves.  In 1964, a silver dime would buy 10 cents worth of something, a silver quarter would buy a quarters’ worth of...

Khrushchev Was Correct

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/27/2020

It was a long time ago, and maybe even before a lot of you readers were born, but I remember it well.  After removing his shoe and pounding it on the table (At the United Nations), the news media quoted him as saying,...

Save

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/20/2020

Over the years, I’ve always suggested saving in tangible silver and gold.  I’ve done it myself, and have never had a savings account or IRA.  Using the ‘technical charts’ on the web site, it is...

Really?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/13/2020

Over the years, I have had a few calls such as the one I received Friday, from the son of a deceased customer of mine.  I think he must have been maybe 60.  I didn’t ask, but his Dad had died recently, younger...

Barter

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/06/2020

Most have never heard of barter during the Great Depression, but I am certain it did happen many times.  Unemployment was 25%, jobs were virtually impossible to obtain, and hundreds of the unemployed were selling apples on...

Intelligence

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/29/2020

(Last week’s first story about Wirecard:  CEO resigned and company went bankrupt.)  Pity stockholders who bought when advisors said it was ‘hot.’ I watch looters break into stores, and always think...

"Millions go Missing"

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/22/2020

That’s the headline in a front-page story in Friday’s Journal (6/19/20).  The first paragraph reads:  “Wirecard AG, one of Europe’s biggest and fastest growing fintech companies, said auditors...

Unions

Author:
Melissa Stott
Publish Date:
06/15/2020

I believe the normal human trend, is to associate with your own race, language, trade, religion, etc. I have a next-door neighbor who is a third my age, rents his house, has a motorcycle, and naturally, since he rents rather than...

Police Racism?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/08/2020

By Don Stott 6/7/2020 This column will be direct quotes from two books and a song, plus my comments.  From the book “The War on Cops.”  “The charge of systemic police bias was wrong during the Obama...

Protest?

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

Left white and black U.S. citizens, and even sympathizers in other parts of the world, are ‘protesting.’  Violence, police cars incinerated, stores looted, screaming, violence, and law breaking everywhere. ...

Debt

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/26/2020

The world seems to be economically shattering.  As an example, Argentina, the third biggest economy in South America, has just, for the ninth time in its history, defaulted on an interest payment, this time of $500...

How Many?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/18/2020

”Barnes Federal Code,” published by Bobbs-Merrill Co. in 1919, is a book I found in a used book store many years ago.  A sub heading of the title says: “Containing all Federal Statues of General and Public...

Three Lucky Brothers

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/11/2020

13 years ago, there were three hypothetical brothers: Tom, Dick and Harry.  Their father died and left them each $50,000, with instructions in his will not to spend the inheritance, but to invest in the best way they could...

 

 

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