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What are the results of Democratic Socialism, aka Socialism?

A misguided reader in the comments section recently posted to promote Democratic Socialism, aka Socialism.  Socialism and Democratic Socialism are the same thing.  As this topic has become trendy in the US political climate recently, it shows that history needs … Continue reading

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Ocasio-Cortez Laments Diner That Closed … Partly Due To Policy She Promotes

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reflects poorly on Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans with her unfettered ignorance in promoting Socialism.  Capitalism spreads prosperity; Socialism spreads poverty.  Only the ignorant vote for Socialism and Socialists.  Educate yourself to understand history so you don’t have … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico should choose Capitalist policies not Socialist policies

Singapore is a much better model than Venezuela. https://seeingnotseen.blogspot.ca/2017/03/what-we-can-learn-about-economics-from.html Monday, 6 March 2017 What we can Learn about Economics from Scandinavia Lately there has been a lot of talk online about how successful the Scandinavian countries are, and their success … Continue reading

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Puerto Ricans who can’t speak English qualify as disabled for Social Security

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/federal-eye/wp/2015/04/10/puerto-ricans-who-cant-speak-english-qualify-as-disabled-for-social-security Puerto Ricans who can’t speak English qualify as disabled for Social Security By Josh Hicks April 10, 2015 Hundreds of Puerto Rico’s residents qualified for federal disability benefits in recent years because they lacked fluency in English, according to government auditors. … Continue reading

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What Puerto Rico Can Teach Us About the Minimum Wage

Minimum wages are contrary to free and fair markets.  If an unskilled person is not worth what an employer is forced to pay through unjust minimum wage laws, the employer will instead choose more automation or choose to not employ … Continue reading

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Economic hardships in Puerto Rico spur a mass exodus to the U.S. mainland

“The government gives money to the people who don’t work, to those doing drugs, living on welfare,” she said. “I’m not willing to do that anymore.” Taken to its logical conclusion, rewarding bad behavior by rewarding non-workers, yet punishing workers, … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico now exempt from Obamacare

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-07-20/white-house-quietly-exempts-45-million-people-5-territories-obamacare?page=1 White House ‘Quietly’ Exempts 4.5 Million People In 5 “Territories” From Obamacare Submitted by Tyler Durden on 07/20/2014 21:52 As WSJ reports, last week’s geopolitical chaos and distraction was ideal for a news dump, and the White House didn’t … Continue reading

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