The Impossible Dream: US statehood for Puerto Rico

I’m a proud Puerto Rican! All my life I believed/hoped the American intention to “chose” Puerto Rico as a state. Little did I know my view would completely change. Puerto Rico should be a sovereign nation! The USA doesn’t deserve Puerto Rico!! If allowed by the “master”, the Island should stand on its own. It would be a “bumpy ride”, lots of work, starting from zero …. It’s time to give up the colony/possession … after returning all of what has been taken and robbed!


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A recent poll conducted by El Nuevo Dia resulted in 65% support for Puerto Rican statehood, 28% against, and 7% unsure.

This “poll” reminds us of the old adage: “There are lies, damn lies, and then there are statistics.”

The owners of El Nuevo Dia, the Ferré family, are well-known supporters of the statehood option. In addition, the size and demographics of the sampling universe for this “poll” were not clearly announced.

voting for State Hood

Most significant of all, statehood for Puerto Rico is an illusion.

It is a pipe dream.

The PNP should stop smoking that pipe, and here is why…


In 1898, when the US first occupied the island, this was their attitude…what some of the “best and brightest” had to say about Puerto Ricans:

They’re a heterogeneous mass of mongrels…savages addicted to head-hunting and cannibalism.”   (Senator William B. Bate )

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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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