“I suspect if Washington DC was a Republican stronghold Mitch McConnell would long ago have made it a state with pious history lessons about “taxation without representation.”
Photo from 2019’s March by Miki Jourdan
From the Women’s March:
“Meet at Freedom Plaza at 11:00 AM
Freedom Plaza (1455 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004)
RALLY BEGINS AT 12PM
MARCH KICKOFF at 1PM
March steps off from Freedom Plaza
11 AM: Gather at Freedom Plaza
12 PM – 1 PM: Rally
1 PM – 3 PM: March
March arrives at the National Mall
3 PM – 5 PM: Text-a-thon
Text “DC” to 44310 for day-of updates and march info.
Everyone is required to wear a mask, practice social distancing, and not travel to DC from states that are on the self quarantine list. We will provide hand sanitizer stations throughout the march. If you are feeling ill, please join one of the virtual events instead.”
“On Saturday, October 17, 2020, the Women’s March 2020 will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with these events, there will be parking restriction and potential street closures that motorists should take into consideration.
The following streets will be posted as Emergency No Parking from approximately 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.: Read More
From a press release:
“Today we announce the formation of a new citizens group: Develop McMillan. Formed in September 2020 to support the development and revitalization of the McMillan Sand Filtration site, this group of citizens from Bloomingdale, Stronghold and other local neighborhoods numbers 300 members strong and grows each day. This decommissioned industrial site has sat vacant, decaying and unused for decades thanks to needless delays.
The McMillan project has been in the works for many years, with input from the community going back as far as 2007. Read More
Photo by Elvert Barnes
From the office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton:
“Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement today in response to three anti-District of Columbia statehood bills introduced in the House during the last two weeks. Two of the three bills push to retrocede D.C. to Maryland. The third bill purports to limit the composition of the Senate to senators who are from states admitted to the Union prior to the 116th Congress, the current Congress. Read More
still shot from video posted in September by Sean Feucht’s twitter. Full clip below
Ed. Note: If the event is to be held on Federal Land like the above from September then the permit is issued by the National Parks Service not the Mayor.
Wanted to draw your attention to a really scary, high risk covid event being planned in DC on October 25. Read More
2000 P Street, NW
Thanks to Tess for sending: “lmao do u see what second story books did there”
Shop Second Story Books here.
See our pre-pandemic talk about the best bookstores in town here. They could all use some love these days. And pandemic book reading escapism is highly recommended!!
“The schedule is set for the 2020 presidential and vice-presidential debates. Watch them all at Busboys and Poets – your community go-to place for politics!
The first presidential debate between President Trump and former vice president Joe Biden is scheduled to take place
Tuesday, September. 29, 2020 from 9PM – 10:30 PM EST. Read More
Thanks to Paul for sending the latest from Q Street: “Barbies Endorsement was never in question.”
So I thought I’d get started learning about the candidates for DC Council and my ANC. You know, do a little homework, be an informed voter, yada yadda yadda.
Thanks to Elle for sending from Takoma Park.