A scam called Operation Bootstrap: the Ruth Reynolds letter


Historical facts …. “Ruth Reynolds was a close friend of Pedro Albizu Campos and Congressman Vito Marcantonio. She went to jail in 1950 for supporting the Nationalist cause in Puerto Rico.”

WAR AGAINST ALL PUERTO RICANS

Ruth Reynolds was a close friend of Pedro Albizu Campos and Congressman Vito Marcantonio. She went to jail in 1950 for supporting the Nationalist cause in Puerto Rico. 

On May 9, 1950, she sent a letter to Congressman Marcantonio, which exposed the scam that Luís Muñoz Marín and the PPD Party were running all over the island. Through “Operation Bootstrap,” Muñoz Marín was skimming millions of dollars from the worker’s wages in Puerto Rico.

Ruth M. Reynolds

THE RUTH REYNOLDS LETTER

The letter is three pages long, single-spaced, and addressed to Congressman Marcantonio’s office in Washington, D.C. Here are the most shocking portions of it:

Dear Marc:

Your splendid treatment in your recent address in Congress of the “industrialization” scheme now exploiting the Puerto Rican people prompts me to send you the following additional information.

We had long suspected an integral working relationship between these manufacturers and leaders of the…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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