This is a very unjust fight!!! We can’t give up ….. it’s our country!! Someone needs to stand up for its colony!
… AND THE MATCH IS: “Fighting in one corner: Wall Street revenue, the Oppenheimer Fund, broker’s fees, trader’s commissions, churned accounts, and year-end bonuses.
Fighting in the other corner: the human rights of an entire island, the last colony on earth.”
THE LAST COLONY ON EARTH ….. “Master”, you throwing us to the curb?
In October 1975, US President Gerald Ford told Mayor Abe Beame that he would extend no assistance to the City of New York, and that he’d veto any congressional bailout funds for New York City. On October 30 the New York Daily News published one of its most famous headlines:
Now 40 years later, Pres. Obama is telling Puerto Ricans the same thing, with one major difference.
It is much more unjust.
Unjust because Puerto Rico is not the financial and media capital of the world.
Unjust because Puerto Rico is a US colony.
Unjust because by 1930, Puerto Rico was already a factory worked by peons, fought over by lawyers, bossed by absent industrialists, and clerked by politicians – Uncle Sam’s second-largest sweatshop.
Unjust because the US controls Puerto Rico’s shipping, banking, currency, international trade, consumer prices, currency, import/export quotas, judicial code, and legislative authority.
Unjust because, unlike every…
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