Skip to comments.Puerto Rico’s Tragedy Was Years in the Making
Posted on 10/04/2017 8:15:36 PM PDT by sparklite2
Forget the article. It was followed by a correction that is in the category of, "Other than that, Mrs Lincoln, how was the play?"
Corrections: An earlier version of this article stated that associates of the Koch brothers proposed and lobbied Congress to pass the law establishing Puerto Rico's fiscal control board. There is no evidence of any Koch involvement in the passage of the law. An earlier version of this article also stated that the fiscal control board had reduced the minimum wage in Puerto Rico to 4 dollars an hour. The board did not lower the minimum wage, the governor did. And the governor raised it this year. An earlier version of this article stated that the U.S. Congress imposed austerity measures on Puerto Rico. The fiscal control board established by Congress instructed the commonwealth to work towards balancing its budget. The governor decided what cuts to make.
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Considering all of the horrible things the U.S. supposedly did to P.R., they’d obviously be better off to sever all ties with the U.S. and stand alone as a completely free and independent country.
So, in other words, they made up a whole bunch of crap, blaming republic and THE EVIL KOCH BROTHERS, and none of it was true.
To paraphrase Churchill, every word they say is a lie, including ‘the’ and ‘and.’
And the sooner the better.
Ungrateful, sniveling little sh!ts.
Most unfortunate Puerto Rico seems to have caught the infectious disease known as Democratisoccucais.
We need send assistance in the form of “Democrats Anonymous”, and their 12 step program. It will take some time, but it would be the humane thing to do.
The powers that be are thanking their lucky stars for the hurricane.
They escape blame for it's collapse and Uncle Sugar rebuilds it.
Well, to be accurate, from what I've seen in "aftermath" photos, it wasn't held together by anything, it was strung along poles across the whole island, and "they all fell down". I guess you could just put'em back up, but no one will be happy with that!
Nevertheless, I honestly think that is the first thing to do.
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