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Thursday, April 19, 2007

Bush To Veto District of Columbia Bill?

       In legislation which was passed by the House ( 241-177 ), Washington, D.C. gets one step closer to having voting rights. But as is usual, the White House says that the bill will be veto' d because it is unconstitutional according the the Hoods on the Hill. This is one time though, that they may be right, unfortunately.

   My biggest gripe with this is why is the White House so concerned with the constitutionality of a bill since they generally pay no attention to the Constitution on the majority of matters when it comes to law and rights?

   It is just an outdated piece of paper so far as they are concerned which they have strived to replace with the GOP declaration of dictatorship.

The bill would permanently increase full House membership to 437, giving the largely Democratic half-million residents of the district a seat and adding a temporary at-large seat for Republican-leaning Utah. The House has consisted of 435 seats since 1960.     Yahoo News

   I would say that it is that largely Democratic party of residents which concerns the Republican establishment the most.

   If the Constitution is correct in forbidding this, then this needs to be changed.

 

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nooneinparticular said...

If the Constitution is correct in forbidding this, then this needs to be changed.
It isn't. And it doesn't. In no way whatsoever did the Framers intend for the disenfranchisement of the residents of our Nation's capitol. And the Supreme Court will agree.