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A Political Glossary Part IV

Tom2568 Wrote: Jun 30, 2012 10:56 AM
5Mentarios: You have trouble with reading comprehension. Whether or not a person will "reap the benefits of collective bargaining" has nothing to do with whether or not they should be able to cast a ballot in secret. Dr. Sowell's point of the article is that the name of the law does not match its intent. Apparently you are pro-union, and Dr. Sowell stepped on a nerve; like any liberal, you resort to insult (sloppy researcher, simpleton) to discredit those with whom you disagree.

Editor's note: This is Part IV in a series. Part I can be found here. Part II can be found here. Part III can be found here.

Nowhere is political rhetoric more shameless -- or more dangerous -- than in the pious names that politicians give to the legislation they pass. Perhaps the most egregious example is the so-called "Indian Child Welfare Act," which callously sacrifices the welfare of Indian children.

Time and again, children with some American Indian ancestry, who have been adopted by families that are not of that ancestry, have been suddenly taken by law from...