Ever hear of the Sámi people in Sweden?
Does anyone know how the Basques are treated in Spain?
The Sámi (or Laplanders) are indigenous peoples of Sweden and the largest indigenous ethnic group in Europe.
Sweden is touted as one of the most egalitarian countries in the world; yet, the inequality with which the Sámi are treated is astonishing. Even though legally entitled, their rights have been unafforded.
Many haven't even heard of the Basque people. According to international reports
they are ill-treated and tortured by Spain.
There is a job opening at the US Department of Homeland Security, and you may be eligible for a high-tech, front-line security position. Not only will America depend upon you, but so will the rest of the world.
Of course, in order to find out who is worthy of the position, there is a list of criteria (as found at JobMonkey.com) to weed out the riff-raff:
Position: Airport Screening Officer
Qualifications: An entry-level job, requiring only a high school diploma or GED. All training is provided on the job, although most new hires will have to take a 12-hour instructional class.
If I hated you, and said that I planned to wipe you and your entire family out, would you call the police? Would the police set up a meeting with me to find out what – if anything – I did like about you, or anything in general? Would that make it better?
It may for President Obama.
Let’s start with the health care reform bill (don’t worry, we’ll move on quickly). It is the hot topic right now, which has been the breeding ground for a hate topic too: The wipeout.