Today is THE Day …. “🗳 Midterms 2018 are Here …. Vote as if Your Life Depended on It …. I Voted Early 🗳 …. “!!


~~November 6, 2018~~ 

THE DAY HAS ARRIVED

THIS IS THE ONLY POST ABOUT THIS TOPIC I’M POSTING

I strongly believe that today marks one of the most critical and important election in my lifetime.

For me personally, the past two years have been a steady decline into the darkest belly of the America that I didn’t know.

If America continues down this path, the future of its citizens, the children, the environment and so much more will be on the line.

Most of all, the spirit of love, kindness, caring, cooperation will be replaced by hatred, racism, xenophobia, isolationism, nativism, tribalism.

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VOTE AS IF YOUR LIFE DEPENDED ON IT 

BECAUSE THE AMERICAN WAY, AS WE KNOW IT DOES

I won’t be watching news, polls, voting results today at all.

I will wait until Wednesday morning so see where the nation is heading.

HortyRex©

PUERTO RICANS IN FLORIDA WILL VOTE

REMEMBER MARIA?

WE WON’T FORGET, WE WON’T FORGIVE!

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#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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Dialysis Treatment in Vieques, Puerto Rico …. “🇵🇷 A 10-12 Hour Commute for Life-Saving Treatment …. HuffPost Reports 🇵🇷 …. “!!


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~~October 31, 2018~~ 

DIALYSIS TREATMENT

~VIEQUES, PUERTO RICO~

This is a topic which is very dear and close to my heart.

As a retired physician, I fully understand the process, the need for treatment, the underlying medical conditions and the meaning of life-saving treatment.

On the other hand, my only brother died of complications of chronic renal failure several years ago. In the aftermath of Hurricane María, I often thought about him and how he would manage to receive this three times a week treatment when the electrical power situation and the hospital care was so lacking in my country.

One year after Hurricane María, Puerto Ricans living in Vieques, go through harrowing, uncomfortable, tiring, exhausting and dangerous ways to receive their treatment.

This video explains their situation.

An American possession with this ‘quality of care’?

Laughable … not!!

HortyRex©

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In medicine, dialysis is the process of removing excess water, solutes, and toxins from the blood in people whose kidneys can no longer perform these functions naturally.

This is referred to as renal replacement therapy.

~~Wikipedia~~

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Dialysis Patients Are Still Trekking 12 Hours for Care After Hurricane María
Left without a hospital, some Puerto Ricans must travel by plane for lifesaving treatment

Hurricane María totaled Vieques’s hospital, which housed the island’s only dialysis clinic

That set off an ongoing crisis for patients with kidney failure who cannot survive without dialysis and for whom the thrice-weekly round trip to a dialysis center in Humacao on Puerto Rico’s main island, including treatment, takes at least 12 hours.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/04/puerto-rico-dialysis-hurricane-maria/557741/

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~HuffPost Reports Facebook Video~

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 #PuertoRico #PostHurricaneMaria #Vieques #DialysisTreatment #ViequesPuertoRico  #12HourCommute #LifeSavingTreatment #HuffPostReports #TheAtlantic #RenalReplacementTherapy

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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Ellen DeGeneres …. “🇵🇷🏳️‍🌈 Ricky Martin Makes a Surprise Visit ‘For Good’ 🏳️‍🌈🇵🇷 …. “!!


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~~October 24, 2018~~ 

SURPRISE VISIT

~TWO OF THE BEST~

Two of the people I love the most in the entertainment business.

Both are members of my community, happily married, charismatic and kind.

A huge plus … Ricky is Puerto Rican!! 

I just ordered my T-shirt now. 

HortyRex©

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Ricky Martin shocked the audience with an unexpected visit to Ellen, and talked to her about JetBlue’s Check in For Good contest, what it’s like being married, and being nominated for an Emmy for “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story“.

Plus, Ellen and her friends at Shutterfly also had a big surprise for Ricky so he can continue his efforts to help rebuild Puerto Rico.

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~~Ricky Martin Makes a Surprise Visit ‘For Good’~~

~~Published on Oct 24, 2018~~

Ricky Martin shocked the audience with an unexpected visit to Ellen.

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#RickyMartin #EllenDeGeneres #TheEllenShow #SupriseVisit #PuertoRico #PostHurricaneMaría #EllenDeGeneresShow #Kindness #BeKindToOneAnother #AllIn4PR #RickysShirt #JetBlue #CheckInForGood

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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Ricky Martin’s “AllIn4PR” Shirt

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One Year Ago Today …. “🇵🇷🌴 I posted This on Facebook …. After Hurricane María 🌴🇵🇷 …. “!!


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~~October 22, 2019~~ 

ONE YEAR AGO TODAY 

~FACEBOOK MEMORIES~

🇵🇷💞🇵🇷 … ONE YEAR AGO TODAY … I POSTED THIS!! 🇵🇷💞🇵🇷

Hi! My name is Horty Rexach.

I am Puerto Rican and I grew up in an island (according to the president of the US Virgin Islands) in the middle of the ocean.

Surrounded by water. Big water.

A lot of water!

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Oh! … and we ARE American citizens, not by choice but rather by imposition.

We have been American citizens since 1917 because there was no other option.
My people have served in the might U.S. of A. military forces since 1917.

Yep, citizenship was imposed in the beginning of World War One. 

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We speak both English and Spanish.

The Puerto Rican people receive $22.5 million dollars in social help as well as subsidies from the American government.

However, we produce around $77 million dollars toward the economy of the mighty U.S. of A.

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Why do we have two last names?

No Puerto Rican woman loses her last name when she marries because we don’t want to forget our very own mothers.

We are an archipelago (because we are not only a small island – we have Culebra, Vieques, Isla de Mona and several others).

The geography of Puerto Rico consists of an archipelago located between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic and west of the Virgin Islands.

The main island of Puerto Rico is the smallest and most eastern of the Greater Antilles.

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Our small archipielago, surrounded by big water, provides more members to the military forces per capita than ANY other state of the Union!!

Our Island has produced astronauts, NASA engineers, scientists, a Judge in the US Supreme Court, a recipient of a Medal of Honor, 5 Miss Universe crowns, the Borinqueneers (65th Infantry Division – google this one), Oscar and Grammy recipients, athletes, actors of world fame and many more distinguished citizens who call our beautiful Island HOME.

We are a beautiful and interesting mix of Spanish (European), African and Taíno blood. This mix gives us an incredible drive to survive.

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Nothing Breaks our Boricua Spirit

NOTHING!!

We do not fit in any BOX. 

Biologist says Puerto Rican women possess the ideal genotype of the ‘Perfect‘ human via DNA ancestry.

It is a fact that this genetic composition represents the human race because of its wide heritage of races.
#PuertoRicoStrong … 🇵🇷 … ¡Weeepa!

I am Puerto Rican and I’m damn proud of it!!

🌴🌞🇵🇷 🌴🌴 🇵🇷🌴🌴🇵🇷🌞🌴

 #PuertoRico #HurricaneMaria #OneYearAgoToday #PostedOnFacebook #FacebookMemory #AfterHurricaneMaria #BoricuaSpirit #PuertoRican #NotPerfect #NearlyTheSameThing #MostRecentTattoo 

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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Puerto Ricans Don’t Live in Another Country …. “🇵🇷 We Live in America and We Vote 🇵🇷 …. “!!


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~~October 20, 2018~~ 

WE LIVE IN AMERICA

~POST HURRICANE MARIA~

As of today, midterm elections in the USA are 17 days off.

Many Puerto Ricans moved to the mainland after Hurricane María devastated the island.

Guess what?

As American citizens, Puerto Ricans have the right to vote in elections in the mainland.

I’m sure many won’t forget about the weak response to the devastation.

I, for one, can’t get the image of Drumpf throwing paper towels to those gathered the see him, expecting … what?

I vote!

I will never forget, I will never forgive! 

HortyRex©

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Puerto Ricans don’t live in another country.

We live in America.

Rosie Perez and  Rita Moreno

Made in partnership with Voz Boricua.

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~~attn Facebook Video~~

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 #PuertoRico #PostHurricaneMaria #FederalHurricaneMaria #ResponseInPuertoRico #UnsungSuccess #Drumpf #Liar #Incompetent #PuertoRicans #DontLiveInAnotherCountry  #WeLiveInAmerica #WeVote #Midterms2018 #attn #RosiePerez #RitaMoreno #VozBoricua

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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Arecibo Astronomical Observatory …. “🇵🇷 One Year after Hurricane María 🇵🇷 …. “!!


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~~September 23, 2018~~ 

Arecibo Observatory

Astronomical Observatory

The Arecibo Observatory is a radio telescope in the municipality of Arecibo, Puerto Rico.

This observatory is operated by SRI International, USRA and UMET, under cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation.
Address: PR-625, Arecibo, 00612, Puerto Rico
Opened: 1963

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Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico is a part of the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center. This national research center is operated by Cornell under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF).

The observatory was conceived in 1960 by former Cornell electrical engineering professor William E. Gordon. It is the largest radio telescope in the world–the main reflector dish measures 330 meters (1000 feet) in diameter and covers an area of 18 acres.

~Wikipedia~

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~~RELATED~~ 

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#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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September 20, 2017 …. “🇵🇷 Etched in the Hearts of ALL Puerto Ricans Everywhere 🇵🇷 …. “!!


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Thinking of the day Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico

The images are vivid.

Today, marks a year that Puerto Rico went under dark — no electricity, food or communication. Puerto Rico became a graveyard and a political nightmare. Over 3,000 Americans died.

I remember this day clearly, fear entered in my heart not knowing the wellbeing of my family and friends.

A year after, the people of Puerto Rico are trying to make sense how come the federal government continues to neglect them and ignore their cry for help – kids and the sick are going without food and proper care. The trauma and financial hardship is real.

This is genocide.

Drumpf and his administration do not care.

This is what happens when an Island is colonized for years and exploited for its natural resources.

The People of Puerto Rico are strong and resilient.

We rise.

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Julio C.

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#OneYearAgoToday #PuertoRico #PostHurricaneMaria #DeathToll #InLovingMemory #IncreaseOfficially #MayNeverKnow #PuertoRicanDiaspora #Boricuas #WeWillRise #neverForgotten #AlwaysOnOurHearts #WeWillRise

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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