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Whose Welfare?

Mack30 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 12:52 PM
@ppotts: What a bunch of bull. Look at those whom the federal government "helps." They are treated like children and wards of the state. I work with many Indians in Montana, including those who left the reservation. Those who left are BY FAR better off than those who subsist on the crumbs the government scatters before them. Original inhabitants? Says who? How far back do we go to establish "first?" Tenure? You mean that laughable liberal notion that has ruined university instruction and kept lazy teachers drawing paychecks. You liberals are ridiculous the way you can completely ignore you total failure in issues by bathing in your good intentions. Liberals ruin everything they touch, especially individual liberty.

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...