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

Voters
79. You may not vote on this poll
  • Yes

    17 21.52%
  • No

    60 75.95%
  • Other

    2 2.53%
Page 23 of 23 FirstFirst ... 13212223
Results 221 to 225 of 225

Thread: Should DC Become the 51st State?

  1. #221
    Banned
    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    Last Seen
    06-30-16 @ 06:32 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Very Conservative
    Posts
    13,309
    Blog Entries
    1

    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.

  2. #222
    Advisor Amanda1858's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Location
    California
    Last Seen
    03-29-18 @ 05:27 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Moderate
    Posts
    597

    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.
    "We may have all come over on different ships, but we're in the same boat now"---Martin Luther King Jr.

  3. #223
    Banned
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Location
    Between Athens and Jerusalem
    Last Seen
    05-18-16 @ 06:06 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Conservative
    Posts
    33,522

    Re: Should DC Become the 51st State?

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

  4. #224
    Phonetic Mnemonic
    radcen's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Look to your right... I'm that guy.
    Last Seen
    03-28-18 @ 07:32 AM
    Lean
    Centrist
    Posts
    34,817

    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.
    Roy L. Fuchs: I'll tell you something. This country is going to the dogs.
    You know, it used to be when you bought a politician, that son of a bitch stayed bought.

  5. #225
    Global Moderator
    The Hammer of Chaos
    Goshin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Dixie
    Last Seen
    Yesterday @ 11:51 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Independent
    Posts
    45,188

    Re: Should DC Become the 51st State?

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

    Fiddling While Rome Burns
    ISIS: Carthago Delenda Est
    "I used to roll the dice; see the fear in my enemies' eyes... listen as the crowd would sing, 'now the old king is dead, Long Live the King.'.."

Page 23 of 23 FirstFirst ... 13212223

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •