Monthly Archives: February 2012

What’s Gorgeous Is Prince Georges!

Our neighboring legislators on the Prince Georges County Council deserve a big THANK YOU for passing a resolution in support of Statehood. As DCist noted in their piece, the District spent a lot of money trying to convince New Hampshire and … Continue reading

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Wasted Energy

The Council for the District of Columbia in a very short time has gone from productive and disciplined to unwieldy, contentious, and unfocused. Yes, elections do matter and after last election the Council has taken a downward spiral in terms … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico, New Columbia, and A Bit of Ignorance

Interesting read on WTOP’s website about the Puerto Rican Statehood referendum and the possibility of pairing it with Statehood for New Columbia. Puerto Rican Statehood has an uphill climb because in the past citizens there have been more reticent about it whereas … Continue reading

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Colonial Tendencies

Those of us in favor of Statehood for the residential and commercial portions of the District of Columbia have long viewed our present status is that of a colony in the American Empire. We are taxed without representation, we are … Continue reading

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Lessons from New Hampshire

Earlier today I listened to a recording of the New Hampshire House of Representatives debate on a bill in support of DC Statehood. The debate lasted all of 20 minutes (yes, a debate on whether or not 617,000 people deserved … Continue reading

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