Monthly Archives: July 2011

Vance Gets Everything But the Word Statehood Out

NBC 4s Jim Vance interviewed the president who said that he supports the District’s home rule and deserves the “same voting rights as everyone else in the country.” Remember that everyone else in the 50 states has 2 Senators so … Continue reading

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Our Ethics Problem

Our councilmembers are doing us no favors right now in our push for statehood. We are denied basic civil rights and have been for 200 years and our opponents will use any and every excuse they can to keep us … Continue reading

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Manor Park for Statehood Event-July 17th

Manor Park for DC Statehood Come join residents of Manor Park and beyond at an event to educate and organize District citizens in the movement for statehood and full citizenship rights. Neighborhood by neighborhood we need to educate, organize, and act together … Continue reading

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The District’s Environment

Often people say how would statehood improve our daily lives here in the District (aside from the minor point of finally including us completely in the democratic process in the United States). Look at the District’s environment as an example…we have rivers … Continue reading

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Not First in the Buffet Line!

A good piece was written by Adam Lewis on the Greater Greater Washington Blog (http://greatergreaterwashington.org/post/11051/how-much-federal-money-does-dc-actually-get/) that examines where DC stands as it relates to federal funding as part of our overall budget. I think a common perception/misperception both here in … Continue reading

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