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September 22, 2011


A lot of people in America spend an inordinate amount of time and money keeping indigenous people “down on the farm,” so to speak.  But are we really doing them a favor ensuring that they get to enjoy the same marginal subsistence life they’ve had for centuries (or more), rather than giving them a passport to the modern world?  Do they really deserve to be forced to be living archeological museum pieces to protect them from the poison of Western civilization? -- Bookworm Room » Saving indigenous people from themselves

Posted by Vanderleun at September 22, 2011 1:36 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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The instinct to "pat the cute little pickaninnies on the head" while smilingly sending them back into their quaint ignorance and poverty, using them only as needed for the purposes of the really smart and deserving is deeply ingrained in the Democrat mind, and with Teddy Roosevelt (he and his cousin FDR's for-bearer having captained the first slave ship into the English colonies)was part of the Republican mindset for much of the 20th Century.

Posted by: St. Thor at September 23, 2011 8:58 AM

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