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    Re: New states?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    DC is the capital so no. There is a reason our forefathers did not want it to have the same status as a state.
    Our forefathers can go **** themselves. Their reasons for not wanting DC statehood 200 years ago are not a good enough reason to deny DC residents the right to a representative democracy today.
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    Re: New states?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    DC is the capital so no. There is a reason our forefathers did not want it to have the same status as a state.
    I don't think they wanted a large city there either. Kind of funny how no one paying them any mind gets people no representation. Funny how that works..

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    Re: New states?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    Our forefathers can go **** themselves. Their reasons for not wanting DC statehood 200 years ago are not a good enough reason to deny DC residents the right to a representative democracy today.
    Like I just said there never was supposed to be a big city there.

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    Re: New states?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    Our forefathers can go **** themselves. Their reasons for not wanting DC statehood 200 years ago are not a good enough reason to deny DC residents the right to a representative democracy today.
    This is what is wrong with libs. No regard for our founding forefathers of their intentions.
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    Re: New states?

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    Like I just said there never was supposed to be a big city there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    Well there is, whether you like it or not.
    Do you have any idea why there never was supposed to be big city there? Maybe because it wasn't supposed to be job. Maybe if you didn't make it a job to work in the capital there would be no city? You know pay the founders intentions in mind and maybe this wouldn't be a problem. I have no willingness to give you anything if you aren't going to pay attention.
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    Re: New states?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    This is what is wrong with libs. No regard for our founding forefathers of their intentions.
    They were not omnipotent gods who had the answer to every political issue, they were human beings who were products of their era (which happened to be the 1760s-1790s) and often made mistakes.
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    Re: New states?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    This is what is wrong with libs. No regard for our founding forefathers of their intentions.
    Agreed, they came up with some pretty solid ideas between banging their slaves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    They were not omnipotent gods who had the answer to every political issue, they were human beings who were products of their era (which happened to be the 1760s-1790s) and often made mistakes.
    This wasn't their mistake nor did they overlook it. You ignored them, and here you are. Its seems like you caused your problem by your unwillingness to obey by the rules of the constitution.

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    Re: New states?

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    Do have any idea why there never was supposed to be big city there?
    Irrelevant. Do you really think that the Founding Fathers planned out where every big city should be 200 years hence?

    Maybe because it wasn't supposed to be job. Maybe if you didn't make it a job to work in the capital there would be no city?
    Over the past 200 years the people have elected governments which require more and more employees. If you don't like it, don't blame the residents of DC, blame the voters who elected all those Congresses. Which, incidentally, DC residents had nothing to do with, as we can't vote for Congress.

    You know pay the founders intentions in mind and maybe this wouldn't be a problem. I have no willingness to give you anything if you aren't going to pay attention.
    Please show me the passage in the Constitution where the population of the District of Columbia is capped by law, and every additional resident is banned from entering.
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