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  •  That's great that you have your rational self- (4+ / 0-)
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    meralda, 4Freedom, capelza, JFeathersmith

    interest beliefs, which by the way date back almost to the beginning of Indian genocide.

    Some of us see the world as more than what humans can make out of it and sell it for. And what's more, some of us see that the problems of racism and the continued effects of genocide in Canada don't permit a cynical, short-term sacrifice of land, not only the land of the ancestors, but also the future, for money that will go as fleetingly as it comes.

    If you want to solve racism and poverty for First Nations, they need a lot more than a few years of tar sands employment at the expense of lands.

    "Hahai nō ka ua i ka ululā'au" -- Hawaiian proverb.

    John Boehner? The sleaze bucket who hands out bribes from big tobacco on the House floor?

    by Nulwee on Fri Aug 19, 2011 at 07:20:54 PM PDT

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