Americans don’t change … Their ideas, their methods, their ways …. This is a historical fact!!
With Reuters recommending that Puerto Rican sell their bodily organs, in order to pay Puerto Rico’s “debt” to the US, it is appropriate to remember another medical warrior.
Dr. Cornelius Rhoads wrote an infamous letter on November 10, 1931, which stated the following:
“Porto Ricans are the dirtiest, laziest, most degenerate and thievish race of men ever to inhabit this sphere…They are even lower than the Italians. What the island needs is not public health work, but a tidal wave or something to totally exterminate the entire population…I have done my best to further the process of their extermination by killing off eight and transplanting cancer into several more. All physicians take delight in the abuse and torture of the unfortunate subjects.”
Dr. Rhoads did not go to jail, or undergo any professional discipline, after writing this letter. Instead, he was made a colonel in the US Army, and he…
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