Tuesday, January 02, 2007

DC voting seat

Gone to Hell
I'm watching the news on D.C.'s channel 5, and here's pretty much verbatim what the news chick just said.

"With Democrats taking over Congress, it's looks the District will finally get the voting seat residents have wanted for so long. Utah, which votes Republican, will get a fifth seat to compensate for a census underreporting error."

Well isn't that just precious. That's not a question, but this is. Tell me if I'm wrong here, but can't that statement be deciphered to read,  "With Democrats taking over Congress, the Constitution is down the crapper?"

The way it was just reported makes it sound like a ''trade'' is being made. Utah gets a seat that's constitutionally mandated, while Democrats get a seat that cannot be created without amending the Constitution.  I suspect there will be one helluva fight over this - hopefully  knives and brass knuckles.

7 comments:

Couzin Rick said...

Yes...I believe your interpretation is a correct one.

Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner said...

Never bring brass knuckles to a gun fight.

Anonymous said...

You should know better than to trust newspeople. Believe it when you see it.

Anonymous said...

Taxes, socialism and gun control. New donk agenda is same as old donk agenda.

JP said...

Rep. Marion Barry [Felon DC] has a certain ring to it.Wonder what committees he'll chair?

Anonymous said...

knives and brass knuckles
Good idea. Try my grandaddy's trench knife-
http://americanhistory.si.edu/militaryhistory/collection/object.asp?ID=369
Lt. Col. Gen. Tailgunner dick

JMcD said...

One "rhume" school house.

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