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  1. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, over 3 years ago

    tea partiers wont lift a finger to help a city of Democrat working class voters.

  2. ChukLitl

    ChukLitl GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    We gave half back to Virginia, a long time ago. Give the rest back to Maryland.

  3. Anthony 2816

    Anthony 2816 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    It’s all been so predictable.

    1. A right-leaning Supreme Court elects Bush president.
    2. Bush makes the Court even more right-leaning.
    3. The new activist Court legislates the Citizen United decision.

    Republicans now out-spend Democrats seven-to-one.

  4. Doughfoot

    Doughfoot said, over 3 years ago

    No Taxation without Representation? Folks in DC pay Federal taxes. They are American Citizens. The Tea Party is not racist, certainly not. But adding a bunch of new black-majority districts to the House of Representatives? Why would they want to do that?

    The Tea Party is not racist. Nor is the Republican Party.

    It’s like Jon Stewart said about the GOP: “They love America. They just hate half the people who live there.”

  5. Anthony 2816

    Anthony 2816 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Doughfoot: “The Tea Party is not racist, certainly not.”

    Really? Can you provide a link to some of the more outspoken black, Hispanic or Asian Tea Party spokesmen?

    Hopefully your reply won’t get buried in the GoComics-approved spammers….

  6. pavlov

    pavlov said, over 3 years ago

    Treat it as a US Territory and exempt it from federal taxes.

  7. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 3 years ago

    Tolls is wrong. We do have representation. The right spent too much and got kicked out the left spent too much and are getting kicked out or at least a good part of them. If the next group fails well guess what it is called 2012.

    As a Republic our leader have the right to do what they think is best for the country. We as voters have the right to disagree so those leaders must face the consequences of there actions be it the political left or right.

    Anthony

    Michelle Malkin is Asian and speaks at Tea Parties you can find her at MichelleMalkin.com. The Tea Party is backing Allen West for congress a black man also please read this:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/05/us/politics/05blacks.html

    You know every time you call someone a racist or a group racist you just prove yourself wrong.

  8. GreggW

    GreggW GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    @jack75287 You must be a Tea Party member judging by your atrocious spelling and grammar.

    @Doughfoot Spot on!

  9. jmattadams

    jmattadams GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    GreggW, do not start harping on spelling and grammar. Most of the worst users of the English language are uneducated liberals. I could easily correct the spelling and grammar of every lib on this site. But it’s irritating and a waste of time for all of us. Is that what you want?

  10. ARodney

    ARodney said, over 3 years ago

    Jack, the point of the cartoon is that taxpayers in D.C. do not have representation at the Federal Level. You should read some newspapers some time.

  11. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 3 years ago

    GreggW

    You must not be able to debate on merit. Why is that!

  12. Jade

    Jade GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    “I could easily correct the spelling and grammar of every lib on this site.”

    • Oh?

  13. Libertarian1

    Libertarian1 said, over 3 years ago

    If you really want an intelligent conversation, look to the facts. The US Constitution specifically grants voting rights in Congress only to the -States-. DC is -not- a state. it is a Federal Territory.

    If you wish them to have voting rights either amend the constitution or dissolve the DC and make them part of Virginia and Maryland.

    Obviously when written back in 1789 the concept was not racist. Those proposing and those opposing statehood may have racial motives.

    The “District Clause” in Article I, Section 8, Clause 17 of the U.S. Constitution states:

    [The Congress shall have Power] To exercise exclusive legislation in all cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten miles square) as may, by cession of particular states, and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of the government of the United States.

    It took the 23rd Amendment to give them votes for president.

  14. Jade

    Jade GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    “Since one of the criteria for being liberal is being educated, an “uneducated liberal” is an oxymoron.”

    • They’re “liberal elitists” up until they’re not “liberal elitists.” Obama is a “liberal elite” because of his education but is NOT a liberal elite because of his education. Understand?
    • That being said, education really doesn’t determine one’s political affiliation in all cases. For example, there are plenty of educated Republicans, too. It’s just a matter of whether one chooses to ignore science in specific instances if they contradict a dogma. Is the world doomed tomorrow because of global warming? Scientific evidence says no, but that’s inconvenient to instilling panic and immediate action. Is homosexuality a choice? Scientific evidence says no, but that’s inconvenient to blind discrimination. Works both ways.

  15. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, over 3 years ago

    So if DC had one or two representatives, would we still have 435?

    Seems like you have to have an odd number because of ties.

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