Let the truth out…

Posted: March 18, 2011 in Uncategorized
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Today I read an article in THIS Magazine (written by Daniel Wilson “Attacks on tax, unraveling the right wing’s obsession with First Nation’s tax-free income”) showing or addressing the perceptions people have about the tax scenario with Aboriginal Canadians, people are always complaining that the aboriginal population gets loads of money each year…in reality that have not exceeded $120 million per year at the highest estimation in so called lost taxes or forgone revenues (from people upon whose land we sit! by the way).
Now this story shows up in cyberland http://atlantapost.com/2011/03/18/exposing-the-myth-of-whites-minorities-and-scholarships/
This addresses the myths around how much money blacks are actually getting in scholarships in American schools and Universities.
Yes today these two articles converged in my world to address the fullness of myths. When rich people complain about government spending and manage to coral the masses to believe they are being cheated they will not mention the following:
In Canada there are $1.4 billion in annual subsidies for oil and gas companies and $120 million in subsidies for ethanol producers.
In America whites receive 72% of scholarship awards while students of colour receive only 28%.

Things that make you go hmm, hmph, wtf and step off with your racism and discord.


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