That's quite an optimistic way of looking at things. If you ever want to see the Native American political empowerment that has been given to those people, take a little trip to the Res and see how much it is like a 3rd world country and how dirt poor people are there. Also, pay close attention to the plethora of crosses on the side of the roads on the Res. that are a tribute to the countless drunk driving deaths.
Washington surprises me too. I live there. I am certainly going to look at my neighbors differnetly from now on.
As to the res, third world country doesn't begin to cover it. I wish I had one idea on how to help the people who live there, on any res. I am sure there are others who do tho.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
My state, North Carolina, got a fail for teacher's salary. The best part: they just had to lay off thousands of teachers because they could not afford them!
I literally have no idea where my tax dollars are going. Perhaps it is because Wachovia exploded.
pffft, cocaine use isn't a negative.
You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo
Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
"Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it; no constitution, no law, no court can even do much to help it." - Judge Learned Hand