The Local Crank

Musings & Sardonic Commentary on Politics, Religion, Culture & Native American Issues. Bringing you the finest in radioactive screeds since 2002! "The Local Crank" newspaper column is distributed by Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.

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Location: Cleburne, Texas, United States

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."

Thursday, January 04, 2007

Fighting On

As a continuation of the Cobell Trust Fund lawsuit, the Native American Rights Fund has filed a massive class action lawsuit on behalf of 250 tribal governments whose funds have been "misplaced" by the federal government. US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has estimated the government's potential liability on all these claims as more than $200 billion.

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