Despite millions of tourists a year, hundreds of thousands of whom are Canadian, the average Dominican lives on less than $4 a day. Tourism is resort- and cruise-based, the two forms of tourism that most resemble the parasites tourists are forever in fear of picking up in such places. Owned by foreign concerns, paying minimal fees and taxes because of the supposed boon they bring to an otherwise impoverished nation, they do little, and take much.
FACT. Get the fuck out of my homeland.
Andrea Jackson wearing Tia Lyn @ The Annual Full Figured Fashion Week NYC 2014
i have not but it’s in my plan to read! good i assume? and omg your icon is the boogie man!
Yea, its definitely up your alley. And, it is. Because we leave all the creepy, nasty, scary things to the baddest monster of all.
George Takei describes the moment when he and his family were sent to an internment camp.
"Another scene I remember now as an adult is every morning at school we started the day with the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag…there was the American flag flying over the camp but I could also see the barbed wire fence and the sentry towers pointing at us from my schoolhouse window as I recited the words ‘With liberty and justice for all’." - George Takei, The Daily Show (July 24, 2014).
Full Episode (apologies, The Daily Show website does not have the best video player).
To Be Takei documentary official website.
- Mod Dawes Sr.