THE SPHINX—THERE’S GOLD IN THEM THAR HILLS

The Editor:   Where is there gold, LL ?

AU  Cat:    In the Golden State.

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/A-mini-gold-rush-has-descended-on-Northern-11303830.php#photo-10470789

Gold has fascinated and amazed people since it was first discovered.  The Egyptians loved the stuff.

http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/king-tut/3505914?snl=1

How much gold would it take to pay off the National Debt of America, AU Cat ?

Not Enough Gold Cat:   All of the gold ever mined in the history of the world would only pay 1/3  ( one-third of the national debt of America ).  That’s a mucho-bigo debt.  That even includes Sweet Jenny’s wedding band.

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