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Bloody Tide: How Puerto Rico Affects the U.S. – Crime, murder, drugs in Puerto Rico

  https://www.houstonpress.com/news/bloody-tide-how-puerto-rico-affects-the-us-6597606 Bloody Tide: How Puerto Rico Affects the U.S. Michael E. Miller, Casey Michel | March 20, 2013 | 4:00am Julio Ramos Oliver died over a spilled drink. It was just after midnight January 20, and Old San Juan … Continue reading

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Don’t Lecture Greece on Welfare: Puerto Rico USA Is Much Worse

  http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/07/18/dont-lecture-greece-on-welfare-puerto-rico-usa-is-much-worse Don’t Lecture Greece on Welfare: Puerto Rico USA Is Much Worse   18 Jul 2015Newport Beach, CA1271 With Greece defaulting on its debt, the press has been full of complaints that the lazy Greeks would like to live … Continue reading

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Socialism killed Puerto Rico too, not just Greece

  https://www.cnbc.com/2015/07/02/like-greece-puerto-rican-debt-is-all-about-socialism.html Socialism killed Puerto Rico too Jake Novak | @jakejakeny Published 12:34 PM ET Thu, 2 July 2015 CNBC.com Getty Images Capitol building in San Juan I hope no one here in the U.S. is feeling too smug about … Continue reading

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Why are we ignoring this colossal socialist failure in Greece? Similarities to Puerto Rico

  https://www.cnbc.com/2015/07/01/greek-disaster-is-all-about-socialism.html Why are we ignoring this colossal socialist failure? Jake Novak | @jakejakeny Published 1:41 PM ET Wed, 1 July 2015 Updated 3:13 PM ET Mon, 6 July 2015 CNBC.com Marko Djurica | Reuters Pro-Euro protestors attend a rally … Continue reading

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Welfare in Puerto Rico, SNAP, Food Stamps, Fraud

  https://www.offthegridnews.com/current-events/us-food-stamps-in-puerto-rico-costing-you-2-billion-dollars U.S. Food Stamps In Puerto Rico Costing You 2 Billion Dollars Written by: Tara Dodrill Current Events June 17, 2013 169 Comments  Print This Article image credit huffingtonpost.com (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo) More than one-third of the population in … Continue reading

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Federal authorities to stop fraud in healthcare programs

It is widely known that in PR, there is a great deal of healthcare fraud, as many citizens under-report their income to qualify for free medical care.  Doctors and dentists in PR have told me that it’s easier for the … Continue reading

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How long should free hotels last for Hurricane Maria evacuees from 9-20-17?

How long should free hotels last for Hurricane Maria evacuees from 9-20-17?  Should there be a time limit?   Assuming finding one of the cheaper hotel rates at $65/night x 30 days = $1950/month.  $65/night x 365 days = $23,725/year.   Most … Continue reading

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