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2019-07-16 Government
Poll: Nearly two-thirds of Americans oppose DC statehood
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Posted by Fred 2019-07-16 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6477 views ]  Top

#1 Statehood?? I oppose the entire stinkin political shit hole
Posted by Uleck Spererong9442 2019-07-16 06:34||   2019-07-16 06:34|| Front Page Top

#2 I always liked the idea of moving the Capitol to some tents in the middle of Kansas.
Posted by Snavimble Bucket1794 2019-07-16 09:41||   2019-07-16 09:41|| Front Page Top

#3 Why do you hate Kansas?
Posted by Glenmore 2019-07-16 09:43||   2019-07-16 09:43|| Front Page Top

#4 Move them all into a tent city at Area-51. No AC. It is racist after all.
Posted by DarthVader 2019-07-16 10:15||   2019-07-16 10:15|| Front Page Top

#5 No DarthVader, the AC was sexist. The camera was racist.

I know, high virtue is confusing to us conservatives.☺
Posted by Dron66046 2019-07-16 10:23||   2019-07-16 10:23|| Front Page Top

#6 That's why Death Valley is better. Each congresscritter will get their own glass jar, which will be locked. They can used CCTV to conduct business. Twice a day they will get food and water. When their term is up, we'll let them out.
Posted by Silentbrick 2019-07-16 11:31||   2019-07-16 11:31|| Front Page Top

#7 ^ Harrumph! We are terrified -- I say, terrified -- at the prospect of this outrageous and inhumane internment in the desert from which we would surely never return... tanned, rested, and inveno-- I say, I say, invigorated!
Posted by the fat-tailed scorpions 2019-07-16 12:59||   2019-07-16 12:59|| Front Page Top

#8 Look up District of Columbia retrocession and read that since 1839 (!!) there have been proposals to dump that mess back in Maryland's lap. They are disenfranchised, fine!, they can become citizens of Maryland and Problem Solved!

But that isn't what they want, obviously...
Posted by magpie 2019-07-16 14:39||   2019-07-16 14:39|| Front Page Top

#9 Nope. Two more Donk Senators is their goal
Posted by Frank G 2019-07-16 15:09||   2019-07-16 15:09|| Front Page Top

#10 The government gave Arlington back to Virginia after the Civil War. They could give most of the District back to Maryland - make it part of Prince George's and Montgomery Counties. Keep the central federal district around the mall, with the Capitol, White House, monuments, etc as a FEDERAL district.

Maybe then the people in the District could stop whining about "Taxation without Representation".
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2019-07-16 18:02||   2019-07-16 18:02|| Front Page Top

#11 When was the last time the government asked us what we wanted?
Posted by ed in texas 2019-07-16 21:06||   2019-07-16 21:06|| Front Page Top

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