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    Puerto Rico

    Do you think Puerto Rico should be a state? I do. I feel that the people of Puerto Rico contribute a lot to our country and are entitled to the benefits of statehood.What say you?
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    They don't necessarily WANT to be a State... As I recall, the issue has come up a few times, and they've chosen not to become a state.
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    If they meet all the criteria to be a state which I'm sure they do, I think it's up to the people of Puerto Rico. I'm with Jks9199 , I think the issue has been addressed in the past and the majority of the people were against statehood.
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    So they want their cake and want to eat it too?
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    They cant vote, pay federal income taxes but get full benefits of citizenship. Why become a state, they get it made.

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    One more third world economy we can absorb. Let's wait until we're finished with Mexico first.
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    Better yet let's trade them for #49, that way we keep an even 50.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    Better yet let's trade them for #49, that way we keep an even 50.
    Wouldn't they make it an even 58 ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Wouldn't they make it an even 58 ?
    Only for the president and the NEA.
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    Forgot to say, they also get all the welfare that they can absorb.

 

 

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