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They want access to Spanish-language ballots, election materials, and assistance.
It's the "biggest push for statehood in years."
250,000 people get bonuses. An average $600 for current workers, and $200 for retirees.
Fortunately, very few want to come.
They're allegedly reserving goods for their political supporters.
Not Donald Trump.
"The United States of America will have to obey the will of our people!"
And Puerto Ricans streaming into the US.
His terror group was responsible for hundreds of bombings.
Puerto Rico is defaulting on millions in public debt.
PR governor blames "a brutal campaign of racial discrimination and lies against us."
Came from Uganda by way of Brazil.
White House wants Congress to give Puerto Rico a full bail-out program.
Puerto Rico can't pay its debt; it will stiff its lenders.
Governor Padilla admits $72 billion debt is unpayable.
There are now more Puerto Ricans in Florida than in Puerto Rico.
Government needs to raise $3 billion in three months.
There are a million more Puerto Ricans on the US mainland than in Puerto Rico.
Food stamps are essentially a second currency in Puerto Rico.
Brace yourself, America.
And its finances are beginning to look like Detroit's.
The island has debt of $46,000 per person.
Could be next Detroit. Also has a murder rate six times that of the US.
Nearly half of Puerto Ricans are officially poor.
A new record.
An alien island with a people, language, culture, and traditions incompatible with the United States.
Pot and kettle.
20 acres and a Mercedes.
Jörg Haider resigns.
In black and white.
Not right to be white.
Another nation of immigrants.
Best minds are baffled.
Punished for Free Speech.