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Absolutely not ! Statehood means two more Senators who would be forever leftist democrat sock monkeys. The city cannot even run it's self with out federal oversight... Yeah ! We need a few more Marion Berry types running around Washington.:barf:
 

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No “State” should have any advantage from having the National Capital within its borders. That was the reason for the establishment of District of Columbia.
 

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And done, with a couple of special edits for my own Representative, a long-time Democrat. Alcee Hastings. Not that he'll listen, that man is impossible to worth with if you're not one of his.
 

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Absolutely not ! Statehood means two more Senators who would be forever leftist democrat sock monkeys. The city cannot even run it's self with out federal oversight... Yeah ! We need a few more Marion Berry types running around Washington.:barf:

Federal Oversight and a LOT of federal money.
The 'Annual Payment' if huge and for the most part the Feds have to supply there own police protection and guards.
All the city provides is less than first class streets and the fire department.

And they have to be accompanied into many buildings by guards.
 

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Well, the Constitution was written by white racist slave owners, so as far as the leftists are concerned it should be null and void. This is nothing but another power play to allow the Dems to break the perpetual 50/50 tie in this country's political makup. That's why they also want statehood for Puerto Rico and ultimately to extend voting rights to all felons and non-citizens. They are trying to get more people who will vote Democrat on their side, and to allow two notoriously leftist jurisdictions (DC and Puerto Rico) to have their own reps and senators would achieve just that.
 

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Exactly correct.
 

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And why they threatened to pack the Supreme Court to essentially render the Constitution null & void. Signed and donation made.
 

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Not gonna happen in a million years...

DC statehood would require the repeal of the 23rd Amendment which already grants them 3 electoral votes for president. It would also violate Article I, Sec. 8 of the Constitution that specifies control of the federal capital district to Congress.

Finally, DC statehood has already been tried once by a proposed amendment, the DC Voting Rights Amendment, which failed to be ratified in 1985.

Dems in the House of Representatives can grand-stand all they want over this, but all it is a an attempt to create even more division within the American people under the DNC's strategy of divide and conquer.

BTW, DC already has more political liberty than any other city in the country. The District Home Rule Act of 1976 pretty much makes them immune from any interference in their daily business by anyone (unless and until the mayor and city council really eff-up like they did in the recent riots inviting the president to send in the National Guard or regular military).

In principle, if this were allowed to happen, you would have a precedent for ANY city to petition for statehood. Imagine if NYC, Los Angeles, San Fran or Seattle became their own states...
 

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In principle, if this were allowed to happen, you would have a precedent for ANY city to petition for statehood. Imagine if NYC, Los Angeles, San Fran or Seattle became their own states...
I wish Seattle would become its own country...
 

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No “State” should have any advantage from having the National Capital within its borders. That was the reason for the establishment of District of Columbia.



I think it's about time to move the capitol out west.

Say, Oklahoma City?

That would be fun!
 
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