Silver Summit has Eric Sprott as keynote speaker and Murphy-Christian debate


Silver Summit Press Release
Thursday, September 8, 2011

Time is running out to register for Silver Summit 2011 in Spokane, Washington, and take advantage of the special conference rates at the Davenport Hotel. You must contact the hotel directly at 1-800-899-1482 to reserve your room and request the Silver Summit special rate.

This year's Silver Summit, a Cambridge House event, will feature keynote presentations by Eric Sprott of Sprott Asset Management and The Gold Report's Gordon Holmes, along with a debate between Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Chairman Bill Murphy and CPM Group founder Jeff Christian about the extent of price-rigging in the precious metals markets.

Other presenters scheduled are Jeff Berwick of the Dollar Vigilante and founder of; David Morgan of the Morgan Report; Greg McCoach of the Mining Speculator; Peter Spina of and; Roger Wiegand of Trader Tracks; Louis James of Casey Research; James West of The Midas Letter; John Kaiser of The Bottom Fishing Report; Jon Nadler of Kitco Metals; Bix Weir of the Road to Roota letter; and Dr. Earl Bennett, dean emeritus of the Idaho School of Mines, former Idaho state geologist.

We'll also be hearing from experts on the end-uses of silver, from investing to medicine to wellness to high-tech and super-conductivity, and from 80 silver explorers and producers. Their CEOs and exploration staff will be available for you to meet and talk with.

We also have returned to our old format of sequential presentations. You won't need to miss one panel or presentation because you wanted to attend another.

Once again, the Silver Summit is offering a select few people the opportunity to tour deep-shaft, underground silver mines at work in the Silver Valley. These are producing operations and will be conducted by Hecla, U.S. Silver, and New Jersey. To sign up for a mine tour, please contact Silver Summit Director Shauna Hillman at 208-556-1621 during Pacific Time business hours before October 1. Return transportation to the mines from the hotel, along with meals, is included in the $135 ticket price, and remaining proceeds from the tours will inure to the Women in Mining Educational Foundation.

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Lewis E. Lehrman on How to Solve the U.S. Debt Problem

Lewis E. Lehrman, chairman of the Lehrman Institute, sponsor of The Gold Standard Now project, advises that to reduce the $1 1/2 trillion U.S. deficit, the Republican Party must initiate an investment program.

Working Americans are not saving, which enables the banks to lead the country into a cycle of debt, leverage, boom, panic, and bust.

Lehrman says: Eliminating the budget deficit of a trillion and a half dollars cannot be done overnight. The proposal by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan was very dramatic -- one Republican called it radical -- but it was not happily received. The solution, of course, is to design an American program for prosperity, because you can solve these entitlement problems with a growing economy. We need a tremendous program of investment, and investment comes from savings. When you pay savers, middle-income professionals, and working people 0 percent at the bank, you are not going to encourage them to save. Then we are left with a bank cycle of debt, leverage, boom, panic, and bust."

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Sona Drills 85.4g Gold/Ton Over 4 Metres at Elizabeth Gold Deposit,
Extending the Mineralization of the Southwest Vein on the Property

Company Press Release, October 27, 2010

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Sona Resources Corp. reports on five drillling holes in the third round of assay results from the recently completed drill program at its 100 percent-owned Elizabeth Gold Deposit Property in the Lillooet Mining District of southern British Columbia. Highlights from the diamond drilling include:

-- Hole E10-66 intersected 17.4g gold/ton over 1.54 metres.

-- Hole E10-67 intersected 96.4g gold/ton over 2.5 metres, including one assay interval of 383g of gold/ton over 0.5 metres.

-- Hole E10-69 intersected 85.4g gold/ton over 4.03 metres, including one assay interval of 230g gold/ton over 1 metre.

Four drill holes, E10-66 to E10-69, targeted the southwestern end of the Southwest Vein, and three of the holes have expanded the mineralized zone in that direction. The Southwest Vein gold mineralization has now been intersected over a strike length of 325 metres, with the deepest hole drilled less than 200 metres from surface.

"The assay results from the Southwest Zone quartz vein continue to be extremely positive," says John P. Thompson, Sona's president and CEO. "We are expanding the Southwest Vein, and this high-grade gold mineralization remains wide open down dip and along strike to the southwest."

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