Posts Tagged ‘silver’

Report: Silver Spoon Oligarchs: How America’s 50 largest inherited-wealth dynasties accelerate inequality

Image Credit: The Greanville Post new IPS/ report finds that the U.S. continues to suffer from the extreme and growing wealth and power of inherited-wealth family dynasties – and the growth of their extreme wealth accelerated during the pandemic. The report, “Silver Spoon Oligarchs: How America’s 50 Largest Inherited-Wealth Dynasties Accelerate Inequality,” tracks the 50 […]

Did Charlemagne Pay Off the Vikings With This Silver Hoard?

Archaeologists in Poland have unearthed a coin hoard from the early Carolingian dynasty in a field in the remote north-east of the country. The coin hoard treasure indicates a connection between the ancient Viking trade center at Truso and the Carolingian dynasty to the south, but that might not be the whole story. The silver […]

Sheldon Silver, former NY Assembly speaker, ordered back to prison

Sheldon Silver, the former speaker of the New York State Assembly, is reportedly headed back to prison, just days after being sent home on what officials had described as a COVID-related furlough. The Associated Press, citing a source familiar with the situation, reported that the reversal of fortune came after the US Attorney’s Office in […]

Israeli judokas land 1 silver medal, 2 bronze at European Championships

Israeli judokas snagged a silver medal and two bronze medals at the European Championships on Friday and Saturday. Tohar Butbul won a silver medal after making it to the final and losing his final bout in the men’s under-73kg category to Akil Gjakova of Kosovo. Shortly afterward, Sagi Muki defeated Bulgarian Ivaylo Ivanov to win […]

Freestylers win two gold and one silver in Asian qualifying

TEHRAN – Yones Emami at the 74kg and Mohammadhossein Mohammadian at the 97kg won two gold medals at the Asian Olympic qualifying tournament while Amirmohammad Yazdani claimed a silver at the 65kg on Sunday. Emami took the title when Bekzod Abdurakhmonov (UZB) defaulted, and Mohammadian received a forfeit from Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Magomed […]

Javanmardi takes silver at World Shooting Para Sport World Cup

TEHRAN – Sareh Javanmardi of Iran won a silver medal in the P4 – Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 of the World Shooting Para Sport World Cup on Tuesday. She claimed the silver medal with a score of 223.4. Manish Narwal from India seized the gold with 229.1. Nawal’s score surpassed the previous world record of […]

Israelis Win Gold, Silver At World Sailing Championships

Israel on Saturday dominated the mixed-gender category at the 470 World Championships, with Gil Cohen and Noam Homri winning the gold medal at the sailing tournament in Portugal. Also winning a medal were fellow Israelis Tal Sade and Noa Lasry, who took silver. Nitai Hasson and Tamar Saar finished seventh in the category. “This is […]

Mollaei takes silver in Tel Aviv

Day Two of the Tel Aviv Judo Grand Slam was a special day for international sport and for Israel, with all eyes on Saeid Mollaei, who is our man of the day. Trademark raw passion from Mollaei The 2018 World Champion was on great form with his usual powerful style of judo. The counter-attack specialist […]

The Mysterious Codex Argenteus: Famed Silver Bible of the Goths

The Goths, one of the major Germanic tribes of ancient times, were a key player in the events that marked the downfall of the Western Roman Empire. Although their era lasted only a few centuries, their conquests nonetheless contributed greatly to the emergence of the early medieval period. They were also the very first of […]

Iranian judoka, cheered on by Israeli fans, snags silver medal at Tel Aviv tournament

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US Supreme Court spurns NY politician Sheldon Silver’s appeal in corruption case

NEW YORK — The Supreme Court declined Monday to take up the case of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who is serving a 6 1/2-year prison sentence after being convicted in a corruption case. The high court’s decision not to hear Silver’s appeal is another sharp blow to the Manhattan Democrat, who was […]

Trump set to pardon Sheldon Silver, disgraced former NY Assembly speaker

Sheldon Silver, the disgraced former speaker of the New York State Assembly, is among the last tranche of people whom President Donald Trump will grant clemency before he leaves office Wednesday. The New York Times reported Monday that Trump was set to pardon or commute the sentences of between 60 and more than 100 people. […]

Cuomo: Trump Could Pardon Sheldon Silver as ‘Favor for Someone in the Jewish Community’

During an interview with WAMC on Tuesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) discussed the possibility of President Donald Trump pardoning former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and said that Trump might pardon Silver as “a favor for someone in the Jewish community,” or other reasons. Cuomo said, [relevant remarks begin around 2:30] “It’s […]

Ronson Family Foundation helps renovate Kfar Silver youth village

The youth village of Kfar Silver, which serves as an educational institution for hundreds of youths that come from difficult family backgrounds, has received $11 million in a four-year donation model from The Gerald and Gail Ronson Family Foundation.Founded in the 1950’s, the village is located in an area close to the city of Ashkelon, […]

Right Wing Round-Up: 30 Pieces of Silver

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Joan Micklin Silver, director of ‘Hester Street’, passes away at 85

Joan Micklin Silver, a pioneering filmmaker who directed two of Hollywood’s most Jewish films, has died at 85. The cause was vascular dementia, according to The New York Times. Silver was best known for directing Crossing Delancey, the Lower East Side rom-com involving a pickle maker, and Hester Street, an influential low-budget tale about Yiddish-speaking […]

For the few Jews in West Virginia the pandemic offers silver lining

Surrounded by silver crucifixes and Christmas ornaments, Samuel Posin and Joan Berlow Smith sell vintage jewelry and myriad tchotchkes at their church-turned-boutique gift shop in this city. This is not the kind of place you’ll find many Jews. In this deeply rural state where just over half of all voters identify as Christian evangelicals, fewer […]

Desperate, The Tribes of Israel Turned to “Fake Silver”

Iron Age silver forgeries have been identified by a team of Israeli researchers. This might illustrate the economic hardships of the Tribes of Israel and their decision to make fake silver. Coronavirus finally hit the casual use of cash on the head, or at least the banks did. But maybe this is for the good […]

Leaked Pentagon Photo Shows UFO ‘Silver Cube’ Hovering Over Atlantic: ‘This Is Alien Technology’

The existence of two classified Pentagon reports on UFOs has been leaked online, the contents of which include a photo showing an ‘alien’ spacecraft hovering over the Atlantic ocean. The DoD’s Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force issued the two classified intelligence ‘position reports’ in 2018 and 2020, and they circulated in the U.S. intelligence community, […]

Highly Unusual Glistening Hoard Of Viking Silver Discovered In Sweden

A hoard of Viking silver has been discovered in an ancient building in Sweden, and the discovery is being described as “highly unusual.” The trove of silver necklaces, bracelets and coins was unearthed in Viggbyholm, Greater Stockholm at an ancient farm discovered in 2019. Evidence of a prehistoric farm dating back thousands years was discovered […]

Debunking the JFK Silver Certificate Myth

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Watch on Archive / BitChute / LBRY / Minds / YouTube There are many people who will tell you that JFK was assassinated because he was trying to end the Federal Reserve and replace the Federal Reserve note with silver certificates. Not only is this not […]

Episode 389 – Debunking the JFK Silver Certificate Myth

“The legend materialized spontaneously. It was inevitable, given the events of that terrible November day in Dallas. But beyond that, Kennedy was the stuff of which myths are made: young, handsome, heroic, with a style, grace, and vitality that most applauded and many envied. If personal specifications had been designed for the ideal postwar President, […]

Silver Signature: Medieval Seal Brings a Woman’s Life to Light

Sometimes a small archaeological find can provide really important insights into our past. A metal detectorist found a tiny artifact that belonged to women who lived in the 14th century in Britain. A medieval seal matrix was found and it is helping researchers to understand the life of a woman from a noble family who […]

Former NY Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver due to surrender for prison term

NEW YORK — Following years of fending off going to prison, former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is about to begin serving time. Silver, 76, is due to report on Wednesday to a federal prison in Otisville, New York, after being sentenced earlier this year to 6 1/2 years behind bars in a corruption […]

A Silver Lining of the Pandemic?


July 24th, 2020 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World During the COVID-19 pandemic, legitimate concerns have been raised that the social distancing, financial upheaval, quarantines and virus fears could lead to an upcoming mental health crisis. While this is still a potential reality, challenging times bring out both the best and the worst […]

China Takes the Long View on Gold-Silver … and So Should You

By David Smith A cursory look at Chinese history can convince you that China should not be underestimated when it sets its sights on a particular goal. Even before Mao Zedong took over the reins in 1949, and the first Five Year Plan began in 1953, centuries of history demonstrated that long-term planning, […]

Silver May Be Getting Ready to Shine Again

By Clint Siegner The setup for higher silver prices is so good it’s scary. The relative positioning of speculators versus the bullion banks in the futures markets is extraordinarily lopsided. A bet on silver moving higher from here looks a lot like a no-brainer. So much so that David Morgan, publisher of The […]

Wyoming Legislature Passes Bill to End All Taxation of Gold and Silver

Sound Money Bill Heads to Governor Matt Mead’s Desk Following a 44-14 vote in the Wyoming House last week, the Wyoming State Senate today overwhelmingly approved a bill which helps restore constitutional, sound money in Wyoming. Wyoming Senators voted 25-5 to pass the Wyoming Legal Tender Act (House Bill 103), sending the measure […]

Wyoming House Votes Overwhelmingly to Remove Taxation from Gold and Silver

Activist Post The Wyoming State House today overwhelmingly approved a bill which helps restore constitutional, sound money in Wyoming. State Representatives voted 44-14 to pass House Bill 103 sending the measure introduced by Representative Roy Edwards (R-Gillette) to the Senate for a hearing. Backed by the Sound Money Defense League, Campaign for Liberty, […]

Alabama Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Help Encourage Use of Gold and Silver as Money

By Michael Maharrey Earlier today, the Alabama Senate unanimously passed a bill that would exempt the sale of gold and silver bullion from state sales and use tax, encouraging its use and taking the first step toward breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. Sen. Tim Melson (R-Florence) introduced Senate Bill 156 (SB156) on […]

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