View Poll Results: Should DC Become the 51st State?

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    60 75.95%
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Thread: Should DC Become the 51st State?

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    Re: Should DC Become the 51st State?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hard Truth View Post
    I don't know how to describe decency and fairness and respect for the rights of others to someone who doesn't understand those concepts despite being a literate American adult. Besides being morally right, implementing those concepts helps reduce hostility and conflicts. The situation in Iraq right now is largely the result of a government that did treat a portion of the population (Sunnis) fairly.
    I understand decency and fairness. I'm questioning the notion that not having universal suffrage is indecent.

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    Re: Should DC Become the 51st State?

    I heard that Rev. Jesse Jackson always lobbied for Washington, DC to have statehood. He must have had a good reason to want them to have statehood.
    "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice"---Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    Re: Should DC Become the 51st State?

    Aww, libs looking to mitigate losing the senate. Precious.

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    Re: Should DC Become the 51st State?

    Quote Originally Posted by Amanda1858 View Post
    I heard that Rev. Jesse Jackson always lobbied for Washington, DC to have statehood. He must have had a good reason to want them to have statehood.
    He probably thought they would elect him Senator.
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    then you are a hypocrite and everything you say on the matter is just babble.

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    Re: Should DC Become the 51st State?

    There wasn't an option for "Hell no", so I chose No...

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