The Local Crank

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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, August 21, 2007

Another Great Victory for Texas...

...in her never-ending battle to keep the tiny Traditional Kickapoo Tribe dirt-poor and marginalized. For a State with only three surviving tribes, Texas is clawing it's way to the top as one of the most virulently anti-Indian states in the Union.

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2 Comments:

Blogger Xanthippas said...

Argh. Guess we can't expect any sort of revival of tribal sovereignty from the courts. Any chances of the Democrats having anything to say about this?

8/22/2007 10:58 AM  
Blogger The Local Crank said...

I'm not going to hold my breath. Remember, Andrew Jackson was a Democrat...

8/22/2007 11:03 AM  

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