I do this to other people when I see them in a happy relationship, not knowing that my anger for them is really just me projecting my insecurities lmao
@VibratingButtChomper, lol funny prank bro
@VibratingButtChomper, their relationship ain't happy as it looks
That’s y I like these kinda racists the ones that r really dumb cause they’re funny without even knowing it
But they cant vote so are they really?
@Unoriginal, who says? I vote.
@superjulimaximo, are you a Puerto Rican living in the continental U.S. including Alaska and Hawaii, or are you a Peurto Rican living in Peurto Rico?
@Unoriginal, do your homework.
@superjulimaximo, ....I did? Peurto Rico doesnt have any electoral college representation....what classes are you failing?
@Unoriginal, 👍just learn from speaking before talking.
@superjulimaximo, ? But I'm right?
@Unoriginal, there are a lot of people who aren't legally allowed to vote who still do it.
@CrazyRightWinger, lol very true.
Sad part is , where I grew up I never knew this till I was in my 20s. Our school system was lacking here .
Mofongo is shjt. Fite me
@BigJohnson86, you wrote it wrong. It's supposed to say "mofongo is the shıt"
Is it really though. Its not like its a state.
@BlazingBowman, it's technically more american than a Confederate flag
@BlazingBowman, It’s more of a colony/territory that we put our name on but they pretty much run themselves. I work with a girl from Puerto Rico and she said if it wasn’t for the American flag on government buildings and the fact that they use American currency, you wouldn’t know it’s a US territory. She said most people aren’t even fluent in English
@TreyRager, theres a reason that most americans dont know about it. Theyre basically an american territory in name only. The government there runs itself basically.
@TriangleTesticles, so yeah basically in name only.
@BlazingBowman, it would be nice if it became a state so we could clean it up a bit.
@TriangleTesticles, a lot of people in the US don't even speak English at all, unfortunatelly.
Bigots, not racist. Puerto Rican isn’t a race.
It really shouldn't be a territory, they seem to just be a big money sink.
@M0RT0S, and you're wasting all the oxygen.
@superjulimaximo, are you attempting to make a point? Or is this merely sarcasm? I'll discuss my reasoning with you if you wish.
@M0RT0S, I usually don’t get into these things, but you should not talk if you are not a puertorriqueño or live on the island. It would be easy, yet wrong, to say it’s a money sink if you don’t know the history. Don’t repeat what you hear. Talk to someone who knows because he/she has lived through that history. Trust me, there is no reason whatsoever where the mainland would send aid to the island (as they do to all other AMERICAN CITIZENS) if they are not getting anything in return.
@taito, A US citizen shouldn't talk about a US territory? Even if American tax payer money goes into it? That's a ridiculous statement man. If you are supporting something with your own money you should be able to have a say at the federal level of how it's managed. If it provides no economic resources it isn't worth holding onto. They have been in a constant economic depression since 2006. We still continue to fund them despite the only economic resources they have being agriculture or production of certain goods. Sure we get something, but I'm very doubtful that it is worth squat compared to the amount invested inward.
@M0RT0S, please site some economic sources, site just how much “American tax payer money goes into it”. Also, welcome to taxes101 “if you are supporting something with your own money you should be able to have a say” LOLOLLLOOLLLOLOLOLO! That’s not how any of this works (unfortunately/fortunately)
Also; sorry I got carried away with the lols
@superjulimaximo, he’s right though, Porto Rico shouldn’t be a territory, it should be a state! We need state #51
Next you’ll be trying to convince me those dang gooks from them Philippines is ‘murican, too!
These people need to be punched repeatedly until they stop being stupid and or bigots if they die before that happens then so be it
Enjoy the reading, some of these are long.
@M0RT0S, I really hope you read this other article and see the other side of the coin. USA is also responsible for how we reached this crisis. I PERSONALLY have lived through the first point in the article as I have worked at the biggest Pharmaceutical Company in the World and guess what... one of its flagships manufacturing sites is here on the island. Weird right. Would you get rid of a state that is not doing so great? That mentality of get rid of it only comes from ignorant kids. Then again maybe you are an 8 yo kid and are trolling. Bye.
@taito, If production is all that the country is capable of then those jobs can literally be done anywhere else. The US having caused one of these problems doesn't change my point. Even if the US had done so there is nothing we can do to change the way their economy is going. I am not wrong that they have been a huge money sink. Of course of. I wouldn't get rid of a state either but puerto Rico isn't a state and provides almost no useful assets whatsoever to the US that other states could.
@M0RT0S, just to be friends and try to enlighten you... will it make a difference if you knew the USA invaded Puerto Rico and claimed it for itself from Spain? What did they want with us so much to fight for us. You just can’t get rid of it because YOU think it’s not useful to you anymore.
@taito, you certainly can, its what we did with Cuba.
@M0RT0S, with... C U B A ? ? 😭😭😭 I’m done.
@taito, yes Cuba, even if it happened further back it is a good example of letting go of territories that would be nothing more than a net deficit.
@M0RT0S, so you are saying Cuba was a US possession that they got rid off? Because that’s simply NOT true. Where did you hear this? That just shows that you are ignorant. But that can be solved by traveling a bit outside the USA and reading.
@taito, no it was acquired in the same manner as puerto Rico, through war with the Spanish. After having held it for a while the Cubans decided to rebel and the US had decided to eventually pull out and leave as there just wasn't enough in it for them at the time to justify another war inside of Cuba against the locals. I learned this in school chief.
@M0RT0S, I know it’s just the two of us now reading this but... since you are thinking this through as hard as you can you know there is a difference in robbing a house, kicking the owners out by force and leaving the things you don’t want or think useful and then claim months later that those things were yours and “got rid of them”... they were never yours. You never wanted them. But the things you wanted you took with you. And after more than a century of using it now you’re going to throw it away because it’s taking too much to maintain? Do you see how that sounds? Puerto Rico is something the USA fought Spain for and could have let go after the treaty but did not. We did not board a raft and ended up in Florida as refugees. We are American citizens just as you are. Going back at the reason for the post, you should learn that.
@M0RT0S, BTW, did you read the article? I don’t think you did.
@taito, I can't easily understand what it is they you are trying to get across in the prior paragraph due to thw manner in which you've worded some of it. The American citizen part is questionable at best as you'd have to live in the mainland US for a certain amount of time to be considered a US citizen. Of course I read the articles I'm the one who put them forward.
@M0RT0S, Let me correct you. And I hope you are learning a bit from this. As in this case, I am the person that lives in Puerto Rico and you are just giving and incorrect or biased opinion on us. I wouldn’t wish to engage in a discussion if I didn’t think I might be able to change your perspective on us. I do not have to live in the mainland to be a US Citizen. I have never lived in the US mainland and I currently have a US passport just as you. I can move tomorrow to any state I desired in the USA with just my driver’s license. Anyone being born in Puerto Rico is a US Citizen by default even if they never leave the island. The Congress saw to that even as a territory. That means that to get rid of us would be similar as to get rid of any state with US Citizens. Do you think it would look OK to the rest of the world if suddenly you get rid of California and their “wildfires”?
@M0RT0S, And just to make it more interesting, can you imagine what 3.5 million American citizens would do if suddenly Trump decides to get rid of us? We’ll book a flight first thing in the morning and live out of “your” welfare. (I was being sarcastic but trust me, it’s possible)
@M0RT0S, and actually I meant the article I posted https://amp.businessinsider.com/puerto-rico-debt-2017-10
@taito, I'd assume if that were to happen you wouldn't just up and abandon your country as if you did that'd be more proof to my point. No I didn't see that article as you may have spelled my username wrong earlier. (They're zeros not Os, confusing right?) If the problem your trying to point out with said article is that it's the US's fault that the debt was caused then that just supports my point that if let go you'd have far more freedom to make your own economic decisions through your own government.
@M0RT0S, right, but... what of the debt? Will the US bail us out like they did with the banks? Let us claim bankruptcy so we can recover? Nope. Neither was an option for Trump.
@taito, the debt is a result of bail outs. I don't think a declaration of bankruptcy will help you either lest you want to end up under the ownership of some banks. Your country doesn't have as stated many tangible assets that are worth much outside of agriculture.