Granting Washington D.C. independent statehood will yield a dangerous state jurisdiction over the federal government and undermine our federalist system. The debate over giving the nation's capitol statehood is also a matter of constitutionality, congressional representation, and the political chess game played by both political parties.
Posts published by “Ethan Kim”
Ethan is a senior currently enrolled in La Cañada High School. As the Executive Editor of his own website called the Outspoken Oppa, he writes editorials on the status quo. During the summer, he organizes his co-founded La Cañada Charity to aid those in poverty. He also writes for the LC Spartan and HS Insider. He is interested in politics, journalism, photography, and government.
The fact of the matter is the Republican and Democratic party today is drastically different from five decades ago and will be drastically different five decades in the future. It all depends on the driving ideology of each party.
In immigrating, my grandparents contributed to a cooperative venture of entrepreneurship, innovation, and prosperity, one that defines the greatness of this nation.
Last Wednesday, The Outspoken Oppa polled 196 people that weighed in on the criminal trial against Derek Chauvin.