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FACT: Once A Month Women Are Totally Distracted By Their … What?

Did I say "fact"? Sorry, I meant "annoying stereotype perpetuated by the media." Thinking like this is a slippery slope toward that annoying school of thought that says "ladies can't be president because once a month they're crippled by normal biological functions and emotions and stuff, tee-hee!" Carefree isn't getting any of my money until they learn that there's more to me than yoga and men.

This week, a Supreme Court ruling has acknowledged that, at least for the sake of federal criminal prosecutions, most of the eastern half of Oklahoma belongs to the Muscogee (Creek) Indian Tribe. The ruling enforces treaties made in the 19th century, despite objections from state and federal governments, and upholds the sovereignty of the Muscogee to prosecute crimes committed by tribe members within their own lands.

The U.S. government has a long and storied history of breaking treaties with Native American tribes, and Indigenous communities have suffered greatly because of those broken promises.

Stacy Leeds, a former Cherokee Nation Supreme Court justice and former special district court judge for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, described the ruling in an article on Slate:

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