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At A Crossroads
Three Choices for Puerto Rico
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  • Pete

    Independence!

    Get Puerto Rico off the back of the U.S.

  • Andrew Allison

    Please explain exactly what the ill-effects to the USA of an unstable and penurous PR might be. I seriously doubt that they would warrant the cost of attempting to effect meaningful change there. The bondholders went in with their eyes open (or were blinded by greed), but the taxpayer should be held harmless. The key issue is that, regardless of what those pushing for a bailout claim, what happens will be a precedent for the States which are in the same situation.

  • Jim__L

    ‘The special committee has called on Washington to “allow the Puerto
    Rican people fully to exercise their inalienable right to
    self-determination and independence.” ‘

    Texas next.

  • f1b0nacc1

    Puerto Rico should be given their wish. Immediate and unconditional independence.
    Of course that ALSO means that the citizens of this new nation lose their access to the US (no dual citizenship), and that the new government will have to make its own deals with the bondholders without any bailout. Independence works both ways you see.
    As far as statehood…not a chance…

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