“The lies from El Norte (USA) pour in every day”! ….. #StandUpForPuertoRico ….. George: alive & well!!
Welcome to Puerto Rico: where everyone is a sucker, and the US government treats every man and woman – regardless of age and education – like a five-year old idiot.
The lies from El Norte pour down every day.
A whopper will come from the Federal Reserve Bank on August 8.
A HISTORY OF LIES
- In 1898, Gen. Nelson Miles announced that the US would “protect your property, promote your prosperity, and bestow the blessings of enlightened civilization.”
Then within a few years, the US owned 80% of Puerto Rico’s farm land…plus all its banks, railroads, public utilities, steamship lines, and the San Juan international seaport.
- In March 1917, Puerto Ricans were declared “US citizens.”
Then one month later, 18,000 Puerto Ricans were drafted into World War I.
From 1917 until 1976, Puerto Ricans were denied the federal minimum wage.
In 1948, the Ley de la Mordaza eliminated the first…
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