US Government warns Puerto Rico: we might take your land, and we feel very bad about it

This continues to be a travesty!!
“The entire Washington establishment – Democrats and Republicans – are equally to blame for the economic disaster in Puerto Rico. They have kept the Jones Act in place for 96 years. They have done nothing to develop the island’s indigenous shipping industry, or any other industry.
And after a century of doing nothing, they now wring their hands and point fingers at each other…while continuing to do nothing.
It is the height of hypocrisy, and nakedly transparent.”


The US Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, has warned Puerto Rico that the island’s protected natural resources “could be targeted for private development.” Jewell blamed the “Republican” Financial Control Board legislation for this, and worried that “a future secretary” may transfer Puerto Rican land to private developers.

Jewel is correct. She is also a world-class hypocrite, along with the Obama administration that hired her.

Interior Secretary Jewell expresses her grave concern for Puerto Rico

For over a year, the White House has refused to activate the Treasury Department, the Commerce Department, or expend any political capital on behalf of resolving Puerto Rico’s fiscal crisis. The entire Obama program has been to point a finger at congressional Republicans, and whine that “congress must allow for Chapter 9 bankruptcy re-structuring.”

But Obama knows this is nearly impossible: because the municipal bond market is $3.7 trillion annually, which is nearly 22%…

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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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