Where Native America meets pop culture
Writerfella here -- The only thing is, Afghanistan is NOT Arizona. And a US paramilitary authority has little or no logical business using Native Americans and Native American culture in a nation both alien and anathematic to Natives. Sure, the Natives can go there if so assigned or if they volunteer. It's a part of their selected jobs. But they neither act as representatives of Native America itself nor as defenders of the cultures they embody and employ. If ever there was a case of 'dancing to the White Man's drum'...All BestRuss Bates'writerfella'
Writerfella here -- POSTSCRIPTUM: and while the Shadow Wolves (a couple of whom are Kiowan and related to writerfella) on their own home turfs have become famous for tracking illegals and 'coyotes' and even possible terrorists, they'll sooner turn up the Man From Poorlock, Atlantis, Hangar 18, Elvis, Judge Crater, Amelia Earhardt, Jimmy Hoffa, the Loch Ness Monster, and Waldo than they will Osama. Why? Because you don't kill off the best villain in your scenarios. GW needs his 9/11 adversary to keep his Gulf War Episode I (THE PHANTOM MENACE) and EPISODE II (ATTACK ON THE CLONES) and EPISODE III (REVENGE OF THE SIXTH FLEET) alive, Darth Laden MUST survive... All BestRuss Bates'writerfella'
Well, all deserts are barren wastelands and all terrorists are savage beasts, according to the dominant American mindset. So it must've made sense to the government.
Writerfella here -- And when lately has there been any kind of consensus among the American public about what made sense to their American government? Even global warming makes no sense to the American government, given the loss of potential profits therefore, and the American public slowly is learning to divorce itself from such actions (or non-actions) on the part of their government. Else, the Republicans would have swept the 2006 elections, and we all know what happened there...All BestRuss Bates'writerfella'
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