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Why do you collect? (1/3/08)
I meet a lot of people in my travels as a Salesman. I have met people that collect the strangest items, some really valuable, some pretty much worthless. After seeing random collections of everything, I have become fascinated with why we collect the things we do. I collect for the history and feel of an item. More >>

Letter to Rush Limbaugh Sells for $2.1 million (1/3/08)
Harry Reid letter presented as scrollRecently on Ebay, a letter signed by 41 Democratic Senators including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Joe Biden and Barbara Boxer. It sold on Ebay for $2.1 million to benefit the Marine corps Law Enforcement Foundation. They will provide scholarships for children of those killed in action, according to the buyer, the Eugene B. Casey Foundation. More >>

The Civil War Museum: Almost Forgotten History (1/2/08)
The Civil War Museum 929 Camp St. New Orleans, La More >>

Primary and Caucus Schedule (12/30/07)
Seal of the next President of the United StatesJust so everyone can keep track, I include a complete official primary and caucus season for the 2008 presidential election cycle. Date State Primary/Caucus/Convention Jan 3 Iowa caucus Jan 5 Wyoming (R) convention Jan 8 New Hampshire primary Jan 15 Michigan primary Jan 19 Nevada caucus More >>

Ron Paul Dollars (12/30/07)
Ron Paul Liberty Dollar reverseRon Paul, the former Libertarian turned Republican candidate for president in 2008 has an energetic following to say the least. They are very creative when it comes to getting funds for his long shot campaign. Recently, they set a record for the most money raised at an event, some $14 million in one day! More >>

Flags of Political Parties (12/27/07)
Flag of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) of Benazir Bhutto, image by Joe McMillan of Flags of the WorldWith the recent assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan, any national funeral will feature the flag of the national party she headed. This great leader of independence for her country also featured flags of other political parties throughout Pakistan, both large and small. More >>

Flag Etiquette Around the World (12/27/07)
Flag of the United NationsThe Flag Code of the United States is rather precise when it comes to dealing respectfully with the flag of the United States. More >>

The Movie That Changed Militaria (12/23/07)
Original D-Day Ranger Assault Vest as used by Tom Hanks in Saving Private Ryan“Pre – SPR” is a term commonly read on web boards, or heard from the mouths of militaria collectors at shows. It signifies a romanticized time period prior to the 1998 release of the movie Saving Private Ryan (or SPR). This Spielberg masterpiece revived so much interest in WWII and military history that overnight, countless new collectors were born. More >>

Drugs, Baseball, and Collecting (12/23/07)
With recent news of the Mitchell Report accusing 86 baseball players of using steroids and other performance enhancing drugs, people have been talking about the players and the sport, but what is going to happen to the value of cards and memorabilia? More >>

Why I Love Yard Sales (12/23/07)
Yard sales sometimes offer a jackpot for collectors. You’ve probably seen the stories on Antiques Roadshow about people who’ve purchased art, tapestries, vases, or figurines by the side of the road for very modest amounts. Then it turns out that their finds from 20 years ago, which have been stashed in a closet, are actually worth thousands. More >>

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