Monthly Archives: January 2012

Thou Shall Not Speak Too Soon!

Last Thursday night I was thinking that the week couldn’t get worse for the Statehood movement after 4 setbacks over the first four days of the work week. Surely, I thought, it couldn’t get worse. Surely, not even DC, the … Continue reading

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Thank Goodness It’s Friday…Statehood took a hit this week!

This, to be mild, was a bad week for the DC Statehood movement. I’ll go into more details with future posts about some of the individual issues listed below but here’s a run down of all the hits that the … Continue reading

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State(hood) of the Union…Just One Paragraph, Please!

On Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 President Obama is slated to give a State of the Union speech that focuses on fairness, specifically economic fairness. While I applaud the subject matter and philosophically agree with the focus it remains an incomplete … Continue reading

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Friends in Florida and New Hampshire

The District has had a long-time friend in State Representative Cindy Rosenwald who has sponsored a bill in the New Hampshire House supporting DC Statehood. Now, in Florida, we have a friend in Rep. Alan Williams who recently sponsored a … Continue reading

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Harry Thomas, Jr. & Statehood

Harry Thomas, Jr. has brought shame to the District of Columbia the way that Rod Blagojevich brought shame to Illinois or that Jim Guy Tucker brought to Arkansas or that Don Siegelman brought to Alabama (I could go on and on but … Continue reading

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