Daily Archives: May 7, 2016

Overbearing government and the welfare state are hurting the United States’ poorest citizens in Puerto Rico

This well-written article encapsulates many of the problems of the Puerto Rican welfare state. http://www.economist.com/node/6980051 Trouble on Welfare Island | The Economist Overbearing government and the welfare state are hurting the United States’ poorest citizens May 25th 2006 Aguadilla and … Continue reading

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Obamacare Pushing Puerto Rico Further Into Social Welfare State, Doctors Warn

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/money/2013/12/13/obamacare-pushing-puerto-rico-further-into-social-welfare-state-doctors-say /static/v/all/js/html5shiv.js Obamacare Pushing Puerto Rico Further Into Social Welfare State, Doctors Warn By Bryan Llenas Published December 13, 2013 Fox News Latino Getty Images People in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico may not be grappling with the botched … Continue reading

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