Monthly Archives: July 2016

Coins that Never Really Caught On — the 20ȼ Piece

Third in an occasional series. My article, A Platinum Coin to Pay Down the Debt, was written with tongue firmly in cheek, but the US Treasury has come up with some real coins almost as ridiculous. Our first example was … Continue reading

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America Enters WWI — Finally

Even though family ties united much of Europe and Asia (Kaiser Wilhelm, King George V, and Czar Nicholas were first cousins,) squabbling over territorial claims had been going on for some time. France, at odds with Germany, aligned itself with … Continue reading

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