Monthly Archives: August 2012

Hey LooseLips, The Statehood Glass is Half Full

UPDATED: UPON REFLECTION MAYBE THE STATEHOOD GLASS IS ONLY 1/4 FULL AND NOT HALF FULL AS ARTICULATED BELOW BUT THE POINT REMAINS: SOME SIGNIFICANT WORK HAS TAKEN PLACE OVER THE LAST YEAR AND A HALF IN THE PUSH FOR DC … Continue reading

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Making Our Money Talk for Statehood

Often times when DC Statehood activists discuss one of the main reasons for DC Statehood the common line is to end “Taxation Without Representation.” Undoubtedly, the fact that District citizens contribute more tax revenue to federal coffers than 18 states … Continue reading

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Mark Plotkin Wants a Floor Fight over DC Statehood & We Agree!!!

Below is an opinion piece by Mark Plotkin published in the Washington Post on Sunday, August 24th, 2012. It’s worth a read so we’re reposting it here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/we-need-a-floor-fight-for-dc-statehood/2012/08/24/6f171908-ed55-11e1-b09d-07d971dee30a_print.html We need a floor fight for D.C. statehood By Mark Plotkin, Published: … Continue reading

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Where’s Our Party?

Earlier this week the National Tea Party-Republican Party adopted an unbelievably hostile platform with language in direct opposition to DC Statehood. The local DC GOP has stated that they are disappointed with the platform language. They should not be disappointed, … Continue reading

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Time for a ‘Catania’ Moment

In 2004, Council Member David Catania, renounced his membership in the Republican Party because the party had moved away from the principles he shared with the party when he first joined it. Washington Post is reporting that the Republican National … Continue reading

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