Senate Bill By Lieberman Would Make 'New Columbia' 51st State...

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    D.C. Statehood: Senate Bill By Joe Lieberman Would Make 'New Columbia' 51st State


    so the Senate would, of course, automatically get two more permanently-Democrat senatorial seats...
     
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    I thought Puerto Rico would be first.
     
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    Should also split up CA and NY while we're at it
     
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    - So the United States Citizens who live in D.C. would finally actually have representation.

    Oh the horror.
     
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    It doesn't have a chance.
     
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    51st? You mean 58th?
     
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    Why should ticks on the ass of society be able to vote themselves more swag from the public treasury?
     
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    Perhaps you're unclear on the concept of what representative government means.
    Perhaps you're unfamiliar with the phrase "taxation without representation" - the most popular license plate in DC.
    Perhaps you can explain how US citizens may be selectively deprived of representation based on your political preferences.
    Perhaps you're mouthing your words as you're reading this.
     
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    Nice trick to get themselves more power in the Senate.
     
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    Perhaps you're unclear on the Constitution which specifically exempts Washington D.C from having representation in the House and the Senate. the Founding Fathers did that for a reason: they didn't want a bunch of ticks on the ass of society from having the ability to vote themselves more swag from the public treasury.

    Yes, I'm sure every tick sucking off the taxpayers would like to have the ability to vote himself more swag from the public treasury. The Founding Fathers saw it differently.

    I didn't do it. The Founding Fathers did, and I agree with their decision.

    Perhaps you have a good view of the inside of your rectum.
     
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