Posts Tagged ‘statehood’

Iraq: The Restless Centennial of Statehood

Iraq is about to celebrate its centennial of statehood established on August 23, 1921, when Faisal I bin Al-Hussein, son of the Grand Sharif of Mecca, was proclaimed king of the newly artificially created kingdom. After World War I, Britain took the future king from the Hejaz (now a region in the west of Saudi […]

Your All-Purpose Wonk’s Guide to Why D.C. Statehood Is So Hard

But as the New York Times reported Thursday, the Biden White House is now looking at S. 51 much as a parent, working to put a holiday toy together, who discovers that there are missing nuts, screws that don’t fit the holes and pieces of the gift that simply do no align with each other. […]

Dem Rep. Jones: Opposition to D.C. Statehood ‘Engaging in Racist Activity,’ ‘Quite a Sinister Thing’

During Saturday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Smerconish,” Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY) decried GOP opposition to making the District of Columbia a U.S. state. The New York State congressman called it “racist activity” to oppose the push and compared the population of Washington, D.C. to Vermont and Wyoming. “In the case of the debate today, it is […]

Dems Demand Statehood For Epstein’s Private Island

CARIBBEAN SEA—In an effort to gain 2 more Democrat senators, The Democrat party is calling for statehood to be granted to Little Saint James in the Caribbean– also known as Epstein’s Island. “The good people of Epstein’s Island have been denied representation in Congress for far too long,” said Nancy Pelosi to the press. The island has […]

Schumer: We Have to Address Issues Like D.C. Statehood, Automatic Voter Registration, We’ll Get ‘Big, Bold Change’ ‘No Matter What’

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that Democrats must tackle issues like “improving our democracy. Making D.C. a state, automatic voter registration,” and vowed Democrats will get “big, bold change” “no matter what.” He also commented on the possibility of abolishing the filibuster by stating, “failure is not […]

D.C. Mayor Bowser: Dem-Led House, Senate Will Pass D.C. Statehood, Bring It to Biden’s Desk

Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser told  “Just the News” on Friday that the Democratic-led Senate and House will vote in favor of statehood for the District of Columbia and send the bill to President Joe Biden’s desk, who has expressed support for D.C. statehood in the past. Bowser said, “The nation’s capital, the federal enclave, continues to exist […]

Qatar FM: Normalization with Israel undermines Palestinian statehood efforts

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Gaza’s airport, once a symbol of statehood, is now a wasteland

At 8:50 a.m., I stopped a taxi in western Gaza City and asked the driver to go to the airport. The driver gazed at me as I sat next to him. He said: “Which airport? Do you mean the Cairo one?” I replied: “To the Gaza airport. Go to Rafah now, please.” Muhsin al-Balawi, the […]

‘Palestinian statehood means the end of the Zionist enterprise’

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Zionists Form Group to Promote Kurdish Statehood

Posted on December 5, 2017  by Richard Edmondson By Richard Edmondson Perhaps at some point we’ll see a sly Zionist pop up somewhere claiming the Kurds are an “ancient biblical people.” (And doubtless, if so, he’d have plenty of money to buy off plenty of historians to “verify” his claim). And maybe in the not-so-distant future we […]

How They Do It–New group promotes Jewish-Kurdish alliance, Kurdish statehood

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Araqchi: G5+1 submission to Iran’s plan for Arak reactor sweetest moment

Tehran, Jan 31, IRNA – One of my sweetest moments during the nuclear talks was when the other party resigned to Iran’s plan to redesign its heavy-water reactor in Arak instead of dismantling it, says Iran’s top nuclear negotiator. ‘We decided to keep the reactor and redesign the core,’ Abbas Araqchi, who is also the […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

The next stage of parliamentary life will be the toughest character test Abbott has faced in politics

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott’s plan for a long-term political future provides an irritant for Malcolm Turnbull but, at least between now and the election, it shouldn’t be much more than that. Former prime minister Tony Abbott will find it challenging to carve out a constructive place on the backbench. Mick Tsikas/AAP Voters are […]

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