For a couple months I've been digging around in the nasty swamp of reality to make sense of a Trumpf candidacy. I have a blog—soon to disappear—on which I discussed the horrific elements of the…Continue
"it's as though they feel illigitimate in their own country. I've read a Gloria Steinem book which tells stories of how people have managed to work with the native americans to improve their lives and all they really needed was a big boost…"
"They seem to have a great talent for art, but you'd never know it by seeing the ones here.
The girls seem to have babies the minute they reach puberty, but seldom show any ambition to change it. Opportunity is here, but they aren't…"
"The town ones here all live on welfare, they will not get jobs, the kids seldom finish school, they all smoke, fight, are bumming, are drunk, & are often ''sleeping it off'' in the parks. The police are forever picking them…"
"Aboriginal people – Diverse groups living across the country
New data from the National Household Survey (NHS) show that 1,400,685 people had an Aboriginal identity in 2011, representing 4.3% of the total Canadian population. Aboriginal…"
"Well nothing has deterred any of it so far, & we have new police with new ideas come here all the time. We have gone through mayors like mad trying to get one who will crack down on it, but it all stays the same."
"that's scary I don't know why these courts don't lock people up no matter what group they belong to. Maybe it looks bad if there are too many of one type in prison but if they know they are above the law then it will encourage them to…"
"The majority of the crime here is committed by the First Nations people, & it has always been this way. The police know them well, but the courts just keep letting them off with warnings. It used to be night time petty crime....break-ins,…"
"Oh, well that's off putting. The crime rates are really quite an unknown quantity here they say that it's low but there is a lot more than they tell you about, not so much burglery as most places but a lot of domestic violence.