Skip to comments.Obama shares support for DC statehood
Posted on 07/21/2014 7:36:21 PM PDT by TigerClaws
President Obama said Monday that as a Washington, D.C., resident he supported statehood for the District of Columbias 650,000 inhabitants.
"I'm in D.C., so I'm for it," Obama said Monday at a town-hall event to promote his "My Brother's Keeper" program.
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Cannot be a state unless there is a Constitutional amendment.
Just what we need: more socialists and Marxists in the government....
There is no Constitution.
There is no Law.
There is no Congress.
There is ONLY the cryptoMoslem Tyrant and his EXEMPT puppets.
That hasn’t stopped Obama before
If people want representation they should move out of DC or STFU.
We’re sending 47 million to terrorists in Gaza to attack our supposed friend in the region.
You think laws matter?
I guess Obama wants DC to become the 58th state. /s
Our Founding Fathers wanted our capital to be on neutral territory.
Puerto Rico is jealous.
You are assuming the Obungler intends to obey the laws. You might be assuming too much. He might just issue an executive order, making DC a state, and yes, it would mean more rats in congress.
Whatever Obama wants, we should do the opposite!
If Obama could make DC a state, he would have done so by now.
Please, enough of this.
Gee, have at it.
Amend the constitution and get err done...
I don’t know why the hell anyone would want that sewer to become a state unless they are planning to move the nation’s capitol to somewhere in the center of the U.S.
Nope. With the 6 californias and the state of d.c. I think that would be the 57 he talked about earlier. They’re probably located along the gulf coast too. You know, like Charleston, S.C. and Jacksonville, Fl. Top of the class huh? Or at least graduated. Maybe.
Comprehensive number-of-states reform. Because our number-of-states-system is obviously broken.
if you like what he did for health care, wait until you get a look at his 213 state country. I hear Shasha and Malia are beautiful in the fall when the leaves turn colors.
Cripplecreeksylvania is an open carry free market heaven with a port.
Unfortunately its only a half acre.
of all the things that this country does not need....2 more democrat senators leads the list...
I’ve heard that the boundaries of the District of Columbia can be changed without constitutional amendment. Some have talked of making a smaller DC, consisting only of the Capitol, White House , and National Mall. And such an area would not have any permanent residents.
However if they ever really did this, it would then make sense to give the remainder of DC back to Maryland and be part of that state. Problem solved without adding 2 new permanent Democrat senators. People in DC would then have congressional representation from being part of Maryland.