Puerto Rico Cannot Pay its $73 billion Debt…but its Politicians Vote Themselves a Pay Raise!

Agree!!! “Nobody is Innocent!! It is absolutely disgusting that while taxing the island to death, and forcing hundreds of thousands of people to leave the island, these politicians would give themselves a pay raise.
However, as I stated at the beginning, the U.S. is responsible for the misery in Puerto Rico. They haven’t allowed the island to develop its own shipping, its own international trade, its own factories, its own entrepreneurial class…nothing.” … #SavePuertoRico


The U.S. is responsible for the misery in Puerto Rico.

They created the colony.

They forced a perverse relationship, that is now unraveling in the Caribbean.

There are 73 billion reasons for this relationship to end.

But in all fairness, there is plenty of blame to go around. The U.S. is not alone in this.

The politicians in Puerto Rico, have been their loyal servant for nearly 70 years.

Consider this visual representation of the novel Animal Farm, by George Orwell:

The pig on top allows the wolves to feast on the peaceful animals below…so long as the wolves remain loyal to the pig.

Wait a minute…jumping jehosaphat…that’s exactly what’s happening in Puerto Rico!

The Peaceful Animals Starve

In 2010, the government of Puerto Rico laid off 33,000 workers.

In 2013, it hiked the water rates and raised corporate tax rates to 39%. Also in 2013, islanders paid double…

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About Dr. Rex

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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