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We can’t let down our guard against the Coronavirus in Puerto Rico

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/wecantletdownourguardagainstthevirus-2554861 We can’t let down our guard against the virus With the first coronavirus death on our island, Puerto Rico enters a new phase of alert and awareness of the danger of this pandemic Sunday, March 22, 2020 – 10:46 … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico could learn from the perils of price controls that lead to shortages such as masks to protect against the Coronavirus

Puerto Rico should eliminate the inventory tax as this discourages companies from being more prepared, which discourages them from keeping more emergency supplies in stock, especially since many supplies cannot easily be trucked in, such as can be done in … Continue reading

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Facing Months in the Dark, Ordinary Life in Puerto Rico Is ‘Beyond Reach’

Facing Months in the Dark, Ordinary Life in Puerto Rico Is ‘Beyond Reach’ By FRANCES ROBLES, LIZETTE ALVAREZ and MARY WILLIAMS WALSHSEPT. 22, 2017 Mickey Garcia, far left, tended to food with neighbors in Ingenio Toa Baja, P.R., on Friday. … Continue reading

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Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindle

Learn from the mistakes of others voting for left wing and Socialist policies. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/venezuelans-are-storming-supermarkets-and-attacking-trucks-as-food-supplies-dwindle/2016/06/28/70020a14-37c8-11e6-af02-1df55f0c77ff_story.html The Americas Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindle By Joshua Partlow and Mariana Zuñiga June 28 at 12:31 PM Joffren Polanco … 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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Socialism, Venezuela, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Misery

“The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.” –– Winston Churchill   http://www.wsj.com/articles/whats-socialism-dad-1463440188 What’s Socialism, Dad? Venezuela provides a lesson to anyone tempted to feel the … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico and the USA could become like Venezuela’s socialist “victory”

Socialism has “won” in Venezuela, but look at how the people have lost, other than a small number of corrupt government officials and their cronies who enriched themselves.  This is happening in the US too, over time as the country … Continue reading

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