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If the USA doesn't start learning how to put personal egos aside for the sustainability of a nation, then these "mighty" United States will be no better than the politically divided commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Where progress is slowed because each party thinks any idea from the other party must be stupid or without validity and Independence has become a distant dream squashed by corruption. I suggest politicians go back to kindergarten to learn the basics in decent humanity. The notions of sharing and respect obviously didn't stick the first time.


Cristina Marrero


#party-politics #politics #puerto-rico #dreams

I come from a pop background, but I'm also a Puerto Rican and I do feel this music. My approach to salsa is a humble one, and I defy anybody to prove that I'm faking it.


Marc Anthony


#anybody #approach #background #come #defy

You want a lesson? I'll give you a lesson. How about a geography lesson? My father's from Puerto Rico. My mother's from El Salvador. And neither one of those is Mexico.


Jennifer Esposito


#el salvador #father #geography #give #how

Internal self-government under a local constitution was authorized by Congress and approved by the residents in 1952, but federal law is supreme in Puerto Rico and residents do not have voting representation in the Congress.


Dick Thornburgh


#authorized #congress #constitution #federal #federal law

Over 90 percent of parents in Puerto Rico want their children to be totally fluent in English.


Luis Fortuno


#english #fluent #over #parents #percent

If Congress does its job in this regard, the residents of Puerto Rico will be empowered to act in their own self-interest and express their future political status aspirations accordingly.


Dick Thornburgh


#act #aspirations #congress #does #empowered

Yet, individuals and corporations in Puerto Rico pay no federal income tax.


Dick Thornburgh


#federal #income #income tax #individuals #pay

After one hundred years of federal rule, the United States House of Representatives has moved to provide for the first meaningful route to self-determination for the Puerto Rican people under our federal system.


Dick Thornburgh


#federal #first #house #hundred #meaningful

Apparently tired of waiting for clear direction from Congress, the people of Puerto Rico have used the tools provided by their own local constitution to schedule a vote for Dec. 13 on the status of the island.


Dick Thornburgh


#clear #congress #constitution #dec #direction

Federal program and services outlay in Puerto Rico is approximately $10 billion per year.


Dick Thornburgh


#billion #federal #outlay #per #program






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