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 Investor Peter Schiff defends territorial status, argued that the island “would be much worse” if it were a US state

Peter Schiff points out than any of the 50 states would be happy to give up statehood since it would mean they could also escape Federal taxation.  He shows why statehood would be terrible for Puerto Rico.   Commenters explain further. … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Coronavirus Covid-19 statistical update website links with cases, positives, negatives, deaths, recovered, graphs, charts – by city, region

Puerto Rican incompetence and mismanagement: http://www.statuscovid19.pr.gov and statuscovid19.pr.gov both don’t work, so one must type in the awkward, cumbersome https:// in front, such as https://statuscovid19.pr.gov, which redirects to the ARCGIS.com website: Puerto Rico cases – positive, negative, deaths, beds, ventilators … Continue reading

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Statehood Would Be a Step Down for Puerto Rico, as explained by Peter Schiff in episode 257

  From the comments: Levine Levine  I still remember the story told by Peter Schiff about the Samoa Islands. Peter said the standard of living of the typical Samoan declined when Congress required Samoa business pay the Federal minimum wage. … Continue reading

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Peter Schiff, investor who moved from CT to PR for the Act 22 tax benefits, exposes selfish, misguided Puerto Rican politicians. Statehood will hurt PR, not help, by adding more taxes to its citizens. Episode 538

      Peter Schiff mentions how Puerto Rican politicians are working against the benefit of Puerto Rico and Puerto Rican citizens, when they push for statehood.   Schiff shows how Puerto Rico’s territorial status, NOT being a state, is better … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico statehood push faces long odds

  http://thehill.com/latino/338219-puerto-rico-statehood-push-faces-long-odds Puerto Rico statehood push faces long odds By Rafael Bernal – 06/17/17 08:55 AM EDT 114   © Getty Images Puerto Rico’s government made a huge political gamble on mounting a credible campaign for statehood, a proposition that … Continue reading

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PDP says NPP wasted millions on plebiscite that NPP knew was not approved

Puerto Rico is struggling, yet millions were wasted on a vote for statehood when the wording on the ballots was not approved. https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/theoppositiondenouncessilenceabouttheconsultation-2329812 The opposition denounces silence about the consultation It was never revealed that a second review of the … Continue reading

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Far from NYC parade, Puerto Ricans to vote on island’s fate

http://nypost.com/2017/06/09/far-from-nyc-parade-puerto-ricans-to-vote-on-islands-fate Far from NYC parade, Puerto Ricans to vote on island’s fate By Danika Fears June 9, 2017 | 12:13am Thousands of Puerto Rican revelers clad in red, white and blue will hit the streets of New York City on Sunday … Continue reading

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