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Just a simple Cherokee trial lawyer, Barkman has been forcing his opinions on others in print since, for reasons that passeth understanding, he was an unsuccessful candidate for state representative in 2002. His philosophy: "If people had wanted me to be nice, they should've voted for me."

Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Right Next to the Lost Ark

In a cave beneath Kansas, the federal government is stockpiling records (only a fraction which still exist) that detail how as much as $150 billion of Indian trust fund money was lost due to the ineptitude and greed of the BIA. However, the Cobell Plaintiffs are worried that, since everyone agrees that most of the records have been lost, this is all just an attempt to low-ball what the tribes are actually owed.

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1 Comments:

Blogger Kvatch said...

As the hometown favorite, I just hope the Tigua's get back what they're owed from Abramoff, et. al.

5/10/2006 9:28 PM  

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