Problems with Puerto Rican Statehood Similar to Those That Led to U.S. Civil War


When I heard the news that a vote on Puerto Rican Statehood was set to take place tomorrow, my heart stopped. I couldn’t process the fact that this rather transformational news did not reach my ears until the day before it was to be voted on. It reminded me of that awful dream where you realize that [...]

Manipulating Puerto Rico


A vote is scheduled in the House Thursday which would be the first step in Puerto Rico becoming our 51st state. The people of Puerto Rico have the right to make this decision, but they deserve to have it presented to them in a clear and honest way. Would we really want to welcome a [...]