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Whose Welfare?

Auspex Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 11:46 AM
That's what the demopublicans do. Get libertarians or constitutionalists in power and watch the lawbooks and regs start to shrink away to the minimum necessary. Taxes would do the same. But...95% pf this country is stuck with "the lesser evil" syndrome that puts the same political hack demopublicans back in office. And then, we cry for change and liberty. We are so screwed....

If there is ever a contest for the law with the most grossly misleading title, the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 should be a prime candidate, because the last thing this Act protects is the welfare of Indian children.

The theory behind the Indian Child Welfare Act is that an American Indian child should be raised in an American Indian culture.

Based on that theory, a newborn baby of American Indian ancestry, who was adopted immediately after birth by a white couple, was at 27 months of age taken away from the only parents she has ever known and given...