okay, what did cheney have to lose from making this call? i would have guessed that the only negative (read: the only chance at losing points) would come from the hardcore base. that's you and you're fawning over this decision by cheney. seems to be the best political move he could make, to me. <br><br>"Tribal sovereignty means that, it's sovereign. You're a—you've been given sovereignty, and you're viewed as a sovereign entity. And, therefore, the relationship between the federal government and tribes is one between sovereign entities." dubya 8.6.04