John McCain just gained a new level of scumbaggy-ness in my book!

John McCain's genocidal policies AGAINST the Navajo and Hopi people should be reason enough for him to have missed the nomination. How on earth did he bury THIS ONE enough to pass???  

A long historical campaign of genocide against the Dineh-Navajo: implemented through Senator McCain's use of unethical laws and amendments (PL 93-531 and S.1003) made repeatedly into law by Senator John McCain, an indisputable matter of Congressional Record despite his denials on the subject. Mr. McCain and John Boyden, Esq. organized a phony puppet “Hopi” tribal council representing no one but Peabody Western Coal Companies mining interests in Arizona, so as to thwart the property rights of the Dineh-Navajo whose lands just happen to sit atop the richest Coal deposits in the US. Dishonest and unethical, these laws stripped away the Human Rights of the Dineh-Navajo, written by McCain and Peabody so that Peabody Western Coal Group could simply strip mine the Dineh's territories, after dumping them in teeming cities or off on a waste dump in New Mexico: Church's Rock. The Uranium contamination of the Church's site and Rio Puerco River is so intense, it is actually condemned by the Nuclear Regulatory Agency. But in reprisal for the Navajo's refusal to leave the Black Mesa and Big Mountain in Arizona, to attempt to protect their lands, McCain became homicidal towards them, sending them to live on Uranium Tailings along a contaminated river, so that poisoning, intimidation and the shock of relocation, killed over 7000 of the Navajo Aboriginals in a very short period. Over 1/4 have died since 1999. Children are born with the highest birth defect rate in the US.

http://newsgroups.derkeiler.com/Archive/Rec/rec.audio.opinion/2008-02/msg00953.html

http://www.acsa2000.net/cain2004.org/Dine-Navajo-PressRelease.htm

 

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Mom2B...
Aug. 26, 2008 at 9:44 PM

Despicable.

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sherriet
Aug. 26, 2008 at 10:13 PM

Sick.  I thought we as a nation were supposed to be beyond that kind of treatment for Natives.

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queen...
Aug. 26, 2008 at 10:24 PM

So did I!  I had no idea about this until today.  Where in the hell have I been living?! 

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Caleb...
Aug. 26, 2008 at 10:29 PM

One of my best friends lives on the Navajo Reservation in Ganado Arizona. She has given birth to 4 perfectly healthy children, one as recent as Dec. 2007.  Not too sure where you dug these stories up?  My friend is a Navajo and would never think of leaving the reservation.

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queen...
Aug. 26, 2008 at 10:41 PM

These "stories" are documented in the Library of Congress and the UN.  I didn't just pull these 'stories' out of my ass, thanks.

I have Navajo 'friends', too.  As a matter of fact it was one of said friends that turned me on to this information in the first place :)

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queen...
Aug. 26, 2008 at 10:52 PM

Also... did you read the articles I posted?!  They are not referring to the rez in Arizona.  If I'm not mistaken (and I'll re-read to make sure) they are discussing the Dineh being relocated FROM Arizona to New Mexico and Nevada... Apparently the area they forcibly relocated them TO is where the issue lies (with the toxins)~ in New Mexico.

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jennyoh
Aug. 27, 2008 at 2:20 AM

I had heard this before. It's terribly sad.

& even sadder that John McCain can justify supporting such atrocities.

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night...
Aug. 27, 2008 at 9:33 AM

Ugh, John McCain disgusts me.  How anyone could vote for him, I will never know. 

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carma...
Aug. 27, 2008 at 7:08 PM

Ok and he did this all on his own right?  Highly doubt it.  I get sick of these things being blamed on one single person.  The Senate and house voted it in.  The supreme court upheld it so you can't say it was all one single person who did it themselves.  Do I agree with his actions to support it, NO, but I won't sit here and blame him alone.

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queen...
Aug. 27, 2008 at 7:22 PM

*sigh*  The problem is that (if I am reading it right) HE authored them.  No, he is not SOLELY to blame; however the proverbial buck started with him on this one.... which is beyond reprehensible.

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