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Lehrman, Macleod, Vieira, GATA secretary to speak at Oct. 20 CMRE dinner
1:24a ET Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:
Industrialist, historian, economist, and philanthropist Lewis E. Lehrman, founder of the Lehrman Institute, sponsor of The Gold Standard Now project, will be among the speakers at the October 20 dinner meeting of the Committee for Monetary Research and Education in New York City.
Joining Lehrman on the program will be a couple other GATA favorites: economist and former banker Alasdair Macleod, who spoke at GATA's Gold Rush 2011 conference in London this month, and monetary historian and GATA consultant Edwin Vieira.
Your secretary/treasurer will be speaking too.
You might have heard of Columbia University economics Professor Robert Mundell, who may still admit to having invented the euro, and celebrity investor Jim Rogers, who a few years ago was predicting that lead would gain in value much more than gold. They're on the program as well.
As usual, the event will be held at the beautiful Union League Club, 38 East 37th St., just a few blocks south of Grand Central Station. Dinner and drinks there are lovely and worth the price of admission in themselves.
Admission is $175 for CMRE members and spouses, $185 for everyone else.
The event program has been posted here:
A registration form is here:
For more information, contact CMRE President Elizabeth Currier at email@example.com.
Your secretary/treasurer would be glad to see some friends of GATA there.
CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
Sona Drills 85.4g Gold/Ton Over 4 Metres at Elizabeth Gold Deposit,
Extending the Mineralization of the Southwest Vein on the Property
Company Press Release, October 27, 2010
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Sona Resources Corp. reports on five drillling holes in the third round of assay results from the recently completed drill program at its 100 percent-owned Elizabeth Gold Deposit Property in the Lillooet Mining District of southern British Columbia. Highlights from the diamond drilling include:
-- Hole E10-66 intersected 17.4g gold/ton over 1.54 metres.
-- Hole E10-67 intersected 96.4g gold/ton over 2.5 metres, including one assay interval of 383g of gold/ton over 0.5 metres.
-- Hole E10-69 intersected 85.4g gold/ton over 4.03 metres, including one assay interval of 230g gold/ton over 1 metre.
Four drill holes, E10-66 to E10-69, targeted the southwestern end of the Southwest Vein, and three of the holes have expanded the mineralized zone in that direction. The Southwest Vein gold mineralization has now been intersected over a strike length of 325 metres, with the deepest hole drilled less than 200 metres from surface.
"The assay results from the Southwest Zone quartz vein continue to be extremely positive," says John P. Thompson, Sona's president and CEO. "We are expanding the Southwest Vein, and this high-grade gold mineralization remains wide open down dip and along strike to the southwest."
For the company's full press release, please visit:
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Lewis E. Lehrman on How to Solve the U.S. Debt Problem
Lewis E. Lehrman, chairman of the Lehrman Institute, sponsor of The Gold Standard Now project, advises that to reduce the $1 1/2 trillion U.S. deficit, the Republican Party must initiate an investment program.
Working Americans are not saving, which enables the banks to lead the country into a cycle of debt, leverage, boom, panic, and bust.
Lehrman says: Eliminating the budget deficit of a trillion and a half dollars cannot be done overnight. The proposal by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan was very dramatic -- one Republican called it radical -- but it was not happily received. The solution, of course, is to design an American program for prosperity, because you can solve these entitlement problems with a growing economy. We need a tremendous program of investment, and investment comes from savings. When you pay savers, middle-income professionals, and working people 0 percent at the bank, you are not going to encourage them to save. Then we are left with a bank cycle of debt, leverage, boom, panic, and bust."
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