Puerto Rico

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  1. Zeuhl34

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    I was perusing Yahoo news today, and I ran across this article: Congress debates referendum on Puerto Rico - Yahoo! News

    The House is debating a bill that would allow Puerto Ricans to have a say on the future status the commonwealth.

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    Perhaps there are some Puerto Rican members here that can shed some light on what the general feeling there is?
     
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    I'd like to see Puerto Rico become a state. Would be neat to see a 51st star on Ole Glory.
     
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    that vote has been coming up for years, Puerto ricians have always vote to remain a teritory, maybe times have changed
     
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    I've seen some numbers (I forget where; perhaps I'll search for them later) that show with each successive vote, a greater and greater percentage of Puerto Ricans have voted for statehood, with ~46% doing so on the last vote they had.
     
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    just trying load up on some more votes. Personaly I would think they rather keep their tax exemptions.
     
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