Washington DC Moves To Secede From The United States… Sort Of

The residents of America’s capital pay taxes like everyone else but have no congressional representation and their tax dollars are often vacuumed up by politicians they did not elect.

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On July 16, 1790, the United States Congress designated a small patch of swampland as the nation’s capital, a high honor for what has become arguably the most powerful city in the world, but one that came with an economic consequence. Washington, DC is not a state, but rather a district. The District, home to some 672,000 people, receives no

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Photo Essay: Washington D.C. Honors The Child Victims Of The Taliban

On Wednesday, Dec 17, a vigil was organized at Dupont Circle in Washington DC to grieve with and support the Pakistani community, which lost more than 100 children slain by the Taliban in Peshawar, Pakistan on Tuesday.

A family attends the DC with Peshawar vigil in Dupont Circle, Washington DC. (Photo: Sean Nevins/MintPress News)   Friends share a flame. (Photo: Sean Nevins/MintPress News)   Dr. Sami from Karachi, Pakistan: He told MintPress, “The true meanings of Islam are love, peace, humanity, acceptance, and tolerance. This is what our prophet

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