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What happens if Puerto Rico increases the minimum wage? What are the consequences? More poverty, more unemployment

A well-meaning, but misguided reader suggests that minimum wages protect employees and employers. “The minimum wage was established to protect both the employees and employers from taken advantage of the other. When it is too high cost of living and … 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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Hours long lines, shortages of basic materials, and even deaths occur because of misguided government policies in Venezeula. Puerto Rico should not adopt Socialist policies

Hours long lines, shortages of basic materials, and even deaths are occurring because of misguided government policies in Venezuela.  It is no small  wonder that people keep voting for Socialism over Capitalism, despite Socialism’s 100+ year record of failure and … Continue reading

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Guns in Puerto Rico: Locked and Loaded in the Tropics 1-6-15 by ViceNews

Guns in Puerto Rico: Locked and Loaded in the Tropics 1-6-15 by ViceNews Puerto Rico has the world’s highest overall percentage of homicides by firearms, at 91 percent. But this statistic hasn’t stopped the NRA from setting up shop, establishing … Continue reading

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