TweetAn amateur prospector in Australia came into a bit of a windfall yesterday while searching for hidden gold. The man found a giant gold nugget weighing 177 ounces – worth approximately $295,000 at today’s market prices.
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TweetFree-Market Think-Tank Announces Expansion: Okay, Mr. President, You Built That Teresa Platt Named Director of National Center for Public Policy Research’s Environment and Enterprise Institute Washington, DC – Teresa Platt, a 26-year veteran of the environmental policy debate, has been named director of The National Center for Public Policy Research’s Environment and Enterprise Institute, the [...]
Tweet*Editor’s Note* – Most of the links provided for information into the background of Costa Rica’s president, Laura Chinchilla, comes from Wikipedia. Please consider this source while reading and researching the information provided. Costa Rica, located in Central America, has become the first country in the Americas to ban hunting. According to one news report, [...]
TweetThe Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine and Gerry LaVigne, sponsor and put on Maine’s first Predator Control Workshop. Below is a summation of that workshop by David Miller, who attended the workshop and was a presenter for the function. PREDATOR CONTROL WORKSHOP On Saturday, September 29th, The Sportsman Alliance of Maine sponsored the first workshop addressing [...]
Tweet*Editor’s Note* – Below are copies of letters written by Frank Losey, an associate of the Missouri Federation of Animal Owners (MoFed), regarding Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). The letters are republished with permission from the author. Mr. Losey has tirelessly waged a campaign to expose [...]
TweetBurt’s Bees cofounder Roxanne Quimby wants to hand the government a new national park in northern Maine—election-year politics and residents’ NIMBYism be damned. Brian Kevin investigates the boldest conservation plan in decades. DEPENDING ON which direction you look, the taxiing strip at northern Maine’s tiny Millinocket Municipal Airport is either New England’s most blighted runway [...]