Monthly Archives: April 2013

Under the Rug: A Dim Bulb

Representative John Mica (R-Fl.) on Thursday, April 25, 2013, when asked about District budget autonomy compared the District to his children who when they “were young, teenagers, they always wanted budget autonomy, too.” He went on to say that when … Continue reading

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Please Vote!!!

It’s simple, this is what democracy is all about, the freedom and ability to vote for who you so choose to serve out a term on the District Council. On April 23, 2013, District citizens have the opportunity and I … Continue reading

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The End of Retrocession Talk

On April 18, 2013, Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin signed on to the New Columbia Admission Act (DC Statehood bill) effectively driving the final nail into the coffin to the idea of retrocession. Over the last two years at … Continue reading

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Tired of Being the American Exception

This has been an unbelievable week for me here in the District of Columbia. The week kicked off with Tax Day where I was once again reminded officially that ‘taxation without representation’ is alive and well the communities living in … Continue reading

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So Democratic Yet So Undemocratic

In case folks hadn’t realized it, we can’t rely on the Democratic Party to bring us statehood here in the District. Sure our Delegate is a Democrat and she gives a real whopper of a speech on statehood, and sure … Continue reading

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