If there’s one thing I have learned over the years, it’s that there are always two sides to every story.
On April 9th, a very unfortunate incident played out on United Flight 3411, the video of which has since gone viral causing a mass social media uprising with an ‘off-with-their-heads’ mentality. I mean, across the board. Fire ’em all and let the gods sort it out later.
Look, I get it. When I first saw the video I was appalled too. To say that it was inflammatory would be putting it mildly. But it was also a situation that was escalated far beyond the boundaries of necessity.
If a federal law enforcement officer asks me to exit a plane, no matter how royally pissed off I am, I’m going to do it and then seek other means of legal reimbursement. True story.
Knowing what I know about airport security, I’m
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President Donald Trump trails former President Barack Obama by more than 300 rounds of golf, but Trump has been teeing off at a faster rate. (Trump photo by Allen Eyestone/Palm Beach Post; Obama photo by Chris Carlson/AP)
PALM BEACH — President Donald Trumpplans to return to Mar-a-Lago for Easter weekend — raising the question of whether he’ll disrupt his normal South Florida Sunday routine of golf at his Trump International Golf Club to attend church.
Trump has been in Palm Beach on six Sundays as president and visited his nearby Trump International Golf Club in unincorporated West Palm Beach on all six of them.
Trump has played golf an estimated 14 times as president, according to a Palm Beach Post analysis. The White House usually doesn’t reveal exactly what Trump does when he spends three or four hours…
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Whether we like it or not, Saglutupiaġataq (“the compulsive liar” in Iñupiatun) is now president of the United States and Republicans control Congress. Federally recognized Alaska Native and American Indian tribes should brace for the worst, including the possibility that Congress may move to terminate federally recognized tribes.
The termination era of 1953 to 1968 involved Congress stripping tribes of their lands and criminal jurisdiction. The policy was thinly disguised as an attempt to lift American Indians and Alaska Natives out of poverty by assimilating them into mainstream society. However the real goal was to privatize and ransack American Indian and Alaska Native lands.
From the American Indian Relief Council:
From 1953-1964 109 tribes were terminated and federal responsibility and jurisdiction was turned over to state governments. Approximately 2,500,000 acres of trust land was removed from protected status and 12,000 Native Americans lost tribal affiliation. The lands were sold to non-Indians the tribes lost…
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