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2020-06-26 -PC Follies
House Democrats will vote to make Washington D.C. a state - and rename the District of Columbia the Douglass Commonwealth
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Posted by Ebberens Glimp4613 2020-06-26 07:39|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6470 views ]  Top

#1 Another Donk 'we don't like the Constitution' as written -

The Congress shall have Power To… exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such Dis­trict (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Con­gress, become the Seat of the Gov­ernment of the United States… (The U.S. Constitution, Article I, Section 8, Clause 17)

It can't be a state without an amendment. However, we apparently don't need an Article V change with our rulers SCOTUS.
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-06-26 12:20||   2020-06-26 12:20|| Front Page Top

#2 It's not likely that a Constitutional Amendment would pass muster.

After watching the riots in D.C., the district government is not ready for statehood. They cannot even protect the District and its inhabitants and its property from mob violence.
Posted by JohnQC 2020-06-26 12:27||   2020-06-26 12:27|| Front Page Top

#3 And Frederick Douglass would be appalled at its current condition.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2020-06-26 12:40||   2020-06-26 12:40|| Front Page Top

#4 DC A-G sues major oil companies for misleading consumers on climate change
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-06-26 13:30||   2020-06-26 13:30|| Front Page Top

#5 Why not carve out the Federal District and give back the rest to Maryland? That should stop the residents of DC from bitching about "no taxation without representation".
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2020-06-26 13:46||   2020-06-26 13:46|| Front Page Top

#6 Maybe I've seen The Hanger Games, but my first thought was Capital District.

The concept of a neutral, whatever it is in practice *Marion Barry Cough*, Round Table Gathering is correct.

An En Passant move.
Posted by swksvolFF 2020-06-26 14:48||   2020-06-26 14:48|| Front Page Top

#7 Ha! Douglasville, GA. The sister city. No, sorry, you don't want to go there either.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-06-26 15:01||   2020-06-26 15:01|| Front Page Top

#8 Notice how the Dems "LEAD" the house but the 'Pubs "RULE" the Senate.

No bias there nope, no siree Bob.

Disgusting is too mile a word.
Posted by AlanC 2020-06-26 15:13||   2020-06-26 15:13|| Front Page Top

#9 40 years of this agitation, aggression, and idiocy "Lead" by Pelosi and the sub human democrats.
Posted by newc 2020-06-26 17:11||   2020-06-26 17:11|| Front Page Top

#10 They just looking for more blue seats in the Senate and House.
Posted by bbrewer126 2020-06-26 21:36||   2020-06-26 21:36|| Front Page Top

#11 More kabuki for the rubes. It’ll never even get on the docket in the senate, and if by some chance the Democrats win both houses of Congress and the White House, they wouldn’t do anything about it anyway.
Posted by trailing wife 2020-06-26 22:07||   2020-06-26 22:07|| Front Page Top

#12 Just call D.C. "[egesta] hole". Anybody have a Ouija board to speak with Marion Barry?
Posted by Clem 2020-06-26 22:10||   2020-06-26 22:10|| Front Page Top

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