Congressman Luis Gutierrez declares: “the US Congress is acting like King George III, in its treatment of Puerto Rico”

Senator Gutierrez, I thank you fur your stance. Puerto Rico needs more string and loude voices …. such as yours!


In a passionate and fiery speech this week, Rep. Luis Gutierrez accused the Republican-controlled congress of acting “exactly like King George III” in their treatment of Puerto Rico.

Gutierrez stood on the congressional floor beside a four-foot portrait of King George III, and referred to him continually as the model for the current-day US congress. Here is a video of Rep. Gutierrez’s entire speech…

Gutierrez drew direct comparisons between the British Empire, their abuse of the 13 colonies, and the treatment of Puerto Rico today. He signaled the looming Financial Control Board as “a new level of colonial rule” on behalf of a Wall Street elite. “The fat cats know that their Maseratis and yachts are safe…even if Puerto Rican school buses, hospitals and roads fall further into disrepair.”

King George III would be proud, says Rep. Gutierrez

Gutierrez called upon his congressional colleagues to reject the Financial Control Board…

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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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