Puerto Rico an open discussion

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Yes, I am about to walk a mile on crushed Glass, Oh Well!

Been there done that!

For many years while up in New England I had been told many times even by my teachers, that Puerto Rican’s were offered a statehood in the United States and turned it down?

This was ok with me because it was none of my business and to tell the truth, I understood the reasons why.

Now that I have been living in Florida for some time, I have been corrected many times and for this I wish to thank my Puerto Rican Friends, others and apologize for the mistake.

The majority of Puerto Rican’s do want statehood and it is now a good time for our government to help this happen?

If you  will dig into this I believe that you will as I have, find that most of the blame belongs to this country.

Puerto Rico has defaulted.

There are a number of reasons why Puerto Rico has defaulted and from what I have learned none of it is the fault of the citizens.

Most of the reasons make my blood boil and I have not been able to write to you and not scream from my mind instead of my heart!

A little hint if you will?

Much has to do with we the people and our big business CEOs just like what is happening state side!

Moody’s says Puerto Rico has defaulted

“Due to the lack of appropriated funds for this fiscal year the entirety of the PFC payment was not made today (the first business day after the Saturday deadline),” GDB President Melba Acosta-Febo said in a statement.

This was a decision that reflects the serious concerns about the Commonwealth’s liquidity in combination with the balance of obligations to our creditors and the equally important obligations to the people of Puerto Rico to ensure the essential services they deserve are maintained.”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puerto_Rico

Puerto Ricans are natural-born citizens of the United States.

The current population is about 3.6 million people.

The territory operates under a local constitution, and its citizens elect a governor.

Puerto Rico lacks voting in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, both of whom have plenary jurisdiction over it under the Puerto Rico Federal Relations Act of 1950.

A 2012 referendum showed a majority (54% of the electorate) disagreed with “the present form of territorial status,” with full statehood as the preferred option among those who voted for a change of status.

Following this vote, the Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico enacted a concurrent resolution to request the President and the Congress of the United States to end the current status and to begin the process to admit Puerto Rico to the Union as a State.

As of 2015, Puerto Rico remains an unincorporated U.S. territory.

Our three branches of government must take the reasonability of making our dear friends in the island into a proud state of the United States of America and put an end to the foolish mistreatment of the people and do so now starting with our president and congress?

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