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Whose Welfare?

Ginamero Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 8:30 AM
It was my first thought as well. How T. Marshall was ever considered a great thinker is beyond me...just another racist placed in a high position for his skin.
MadisonWannabe Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 1:50 PM
Are you sure it was only the last few years? Perhaps it was a life long problem of believing that the purpose of government is to "take care of you".
Auspex Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 11:52 AM
Most of us suffer from that. Which means that yeah, at some point they really should retire for the good of all.
Doug5049 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 9:01 AM
He also went senile during the last few years on the Supreme Court. His staffers covered for him. Appointing Supreme Court Justices for life is a bad idea. Many over the years have had diminished mental capacity during the last few years of life.

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...