01 June 2019

Burying the tomahawk...

...right between her own lily white shoulders...insert alt text here

"A radio interview with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren turned awkward Friday after the host pressed the candidate over her past claims of Native American ancestry and told her, 'You're kind of like the original Rachel Dolezal'."
That's gonna leave a mark.

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RELATED: Too many politicians... not enough honestyinsert alt text hereMonty Python said it best...
Reg: "All right, but apart from the sanitation, medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh water system and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us?"
So what do the Canadian people get for almost 100 million dollars and years of career politicians wining & dining themselves all around the country?
The $92M national inquiry concludes "We do know that thousands of Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA (two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and asexual) have been lost to "the Canadian genocide" to date.
Nothing, of course, one wouldn't expect... the usual neo-marxist jargon.
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett's office issued a statement saying the minister wouldn't comment on the report's findings.
Yes, I'm shocked, truly.

Say, here's a thought. How about we go with the data instead of the "warm feels" generated by Justin Trudeau's "bought & paid for CBC?"
Crucially for a prevailing stereotype related to the issue, nearly 90 per cent of murders of aboriginal women were solved, a rate that barely differed from that of non-aboriginal women (88 versus 89 per cent).

Of the 2,500 murdered aboriginal Canadians, murdered in Canada between 1982 and 2011, fully 71 per cent — 1,750 — were male, and 745 were female.
Apparently the Commish doesn't give a goose feather about dead aboriginal dudes.

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LAST WORD: How about protecting aboriginal children...

...from their parents?
"The rate of deaths from injuries is 3 to 4 times higher for Aboriginal children than for other children in Canada."
Source: Government of Canada (2002) Healthy Canadians – A Federal Report on Comparable Health Indicators Ottawa: Health Canada.
And...
One in 10 aboriginal children now lands in foster care, compared to one in 200 for non-aboriginal children, the AFN said.

There are currently three times as many children in foster care as there were in residential schools.
The numbers don't lie. Politicians do.


4 comments:

Anonymous said...

old white guy says -------- I will bet you can find indian DNA in almost every fourth generation Canadian.

Neo Conservative said...

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conversely, in a book on the history
of the bay of quinte, published in
1878, the author says of the people
living on the mohawk reservation...
"there is not a full-blooded
indian left among them.


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Anonymous said...

There is a lot of violence among native canadians on reserves, they beat their kids, their wives, each other, it doesn't jive with the idealized CBC version of things.

Neo Conservative said...

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apparently anon, that's not the point.

most "on the nose" comment i've
heard on this farce so far...

"Trudeau has much wampum to distribute."

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