Since 2000, the U.S. has seen the size of government grow and trade freedom diminish.
economic freedom and democracy
If Americans have learned anything from their well-intentioned, costly efforts in the unforgiving lands of Iraq and Afghanistan, it’s that democratic elections do not ensure freedom. Nor do democratic elections necessarily promote stability.
In this light, the response of Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come of the Assembly of First Nations to the proposed changes to the Indian Act is immensely disappointing. He calls the bill a racist document and an attempt to entrench Euro-Canadian models, principles and standards on our people.