Let’s Do the Numbers

The Cobell Plaintiffs have formally demanded $58 billion to settle their suit over the catastrophically mismanaged IIM (Individual Indian Money) trust and Osage “headrights”. Lead Plaintiff Elouise Cobell (Blackfeet) calls the demand “conservative,” given that her lawyers came up with about $176 billion, including interest. So far, Congress has offered $8 billion and the Bush Administration $3.5 billion.
Obama? Clinton? McCain? Time to step up…

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