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Exodus From a Historic Puerto Rican Town, With No End in Sight

Exodus From a Historic Puerto Rican Town, With No End in Sight By FRANCES ROBLES JULY 16, 2017 An abandoned furniture store in Lares, P.R. The town in the mountainous heart of the Caribbean island has lost more people to … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico: An island’s exodus

https://www.ft.com/content/f9251a80-652b-11e6-a08a-c7ac04ef00aa Puerto Rico: An island’s exodus With its manufacturing base depleted and its economy shrinking, people are leaving in droves Locals at an employment office in San Juan, the island capital © Getty August 25, 2016 by: Eric Platt Sprinkled … Continue reading

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Voting for Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders? Take a look at the results of leftist, Socialist policies

Voting for Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, or other politicians who offer to “buy” your votes with promises of free stuff like college education?  Take a look at the results of leftist, Socialist policies, such as those espoused by Clinton and … Continue reading

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Helping Puerto Rico may start a whole new wave of bailouts

http://nypost.com/2016/03/22/helping-puerto-rico-may-start-a-whole-new-wave-of-bailouts Helping Puerto Rico may start a whole new wave of bailouts By Betsy McCaughey March 22, 2016 | 8:54pm If you have a retirement fund or pension, or you’re a taxpayer, get ready to have your pockets picked. The … Continue reading

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Attention Puerto Rican politicians, Capitalism is the answer to poverty, not Socialism

To all politicians, remember, Capitalism helps people out of poverty, while Socialism pushes people into poverty.  Why?  It’s simple.  Socialism destroys the incentive to work hard, because you are not allowed to keep the fruits of your labor.  Socialism punishes … Continue reading

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