Avoid people who: 1. Mess with your head. 2. Intentionally and repeatedly do and say things that they know upset you. 3. Expect you to prioritize them but refuse to prioritize you. 4. Can't and won't apologise sincerely. 5. Act like the victim when confronted with their abusive behaviour.
Or to put it another way: "Don't vote just for the sake of voting. It's better not to vote at all if you don't know what you're voting about, because all you're doing is diluting the votes of serious people."
The "Trail of Tears". In 1837, the "Indian Removal Policy" began, to implement the act of Congress, signed by the President who said "that the only good Indian is a dead Indian", Andrew Jackson in 1830. The forced march, consisted of about twenty Native American tribes that included "Five Civilized Tribes" (Creek, Choctaw, Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Seminole). They were pushed into "Indian Territory" (which later became Oklahoma).
The National/Act Government has just laid out the welcome mat for large foreign-owned corporations to receive huge taxpayer subsidies to run profit-making schools in New Zealand, with potential to take over large parts of the education system in the future. Two clarifications by the Government's tendering website GETS confirm that 100% foreign owned corporations can apply to run charter schools immediately, and promises more opportunities to set up taxpayer-funded corporate schools in future