Here’s What D.C. Would Be Called If It Became a State

WASHINGTON — D.C. leaders have come up with a new name for the city in the unlikely event that it becomes a state.

For decades, statehood advocates have pushed for the state to be called “New Columbia.” But on Tuesday, the D.C. Council voted unanimously for the state to be called the “State of Washington, D.C.” The “D.C.” would stand for “Douglass Commonwealth,” in a nod to abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who lived in the District.

The new name will be added to the proposed state constitution that city residents will vote on in November. If the constitution is approved, city leaders will present it to Congress.

The effort remains a long shot, with nearly all Republicans in Congress opposed to statehood.

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One Comment

  1. Greg Gadfly says:

    How about cesspool?

    This is for Kirby…

    A corrupt California DEA poisoned my dog to death because I called the San Francisco Attorney General’s office to complain that the FBI and DEA where fabricating evidence and stealing from me. From the time I noticed something was wrong to the time he died at the vet, it took about 30 hours for my dog to die. Kirby suffered tremendously.

    The FBI and DEA are smelly piles of dog s**t.

    Will those people that poison defenseless pets also poison humans? YES.

    Time to leak this…

    Many years ago when I was writing software for the NSA and DIA there was a rumor that several DEA employees had been giving their drug addicted informants and suspects needles tainted with HIV and Hepatitis viruses.

    Audio confirmation of Department of Justice employees joking about committing crimes came from the warrant less wiretapping after 9/11. After 9/11 the NSA was ordered to and began data collection on local, state and federal police agencies.

    These days the DEA is not much more than a proxy force for the Defense Intelligence Agency.The Defense Intelligence agency oversaw and instructed on the use of torture at Abu Graib.

    There are multiple instances of other crimes, but this is the most egregious. Another one , involved using gang members to break into their suspect’s homes and steal items and plant evidence.

    Do you know that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger before leaving office dissolved the California BNE (Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement) for the same reasons that plague the DEA…. ineffectual, rampant corruption, etc…

    The decision was supported by many respected law makers/enforcers in California including Kamala Harris, the then California Attorney General.

    The BNE was California’s DEA clone.

    Another leak…

    It was about two weeks after the Waco Texas siege, I was at a software conference and a group of our software “users” said they had heard that the Department of Justice had requested the use of incendiary rounds for Waco.

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