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"How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg?" asked President Abraham Lincoln, who answered his own question: "Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn't make it a leg." And Congress' saying that D.C. is a state would equally contradict truth and reality, as our nation's capital lacks... Read More
When U.S. cities erupted after the death of George Floyd, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser was in the vanguard of the protests, renaming a section of downtown Black Lives Matter Plaza, and painting the name in letters on the street so huge they could be seen from space. Thursday, however, Bowser awoke to those same BLM... Read More
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Washington, D.C., and the Plan to Control Congress and Change America
The leadership of the District of Columbia—aka Washington, D.C.—and most Democratic political figures are fired up to make the District the 51st state. The dominant complaint is that residents of the District suffer from “taxation without representation,” a major slogan of the American Revolution. But this appealing claim for voting rights is really a tip-of-the-iceberg... Read More
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And Why Would Anyone Care?
It is curious: Though I have for decades worked in journalism, mostly in Washington, I know almost nothing of Congress. I mean this literally. I do not know who Mitch McConnell is, his function, or his politics, though I have the impression that he is a Republican. Who was, or is, Paul (I think it... Read More
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See also: Oakland’s Gentrification Wars Expose Democratic Coalition’s Contradictions Some 3,000 people, almost every one of them black, swarmed onto the intersection of Washington D.C.’s 14th and U Streets last week for the #DontMuteDC protest known as “Moechella”—part of a gathering protest following T-Mobile’s order that its Metro PCS storefront stop blaring “go-go” music. But... Read More
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The unspoken statistical reality of urban crime over the last quarter century.
The Shaping Event of Our Modern World
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