Tag Archives: Puerto Rico

Monday Open Thread | San Juan’s mayor appealed to the United Nations for help while Trump went golfing

As storm-ravaged Puerto Rico struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria, Donald Trump made an unscheduled trip to his golf resort in Virginia on Saturday, marking his 69th golf trip since taking office in January 2017. The golf outing is just … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Puerto Rico Has Been Sent Back to the 19th Century. WHERE IS THIS COUNTRY’S RESPONSE?

We have 3.5 MILLION AMERICAN CITIZENS who have been sent back into the 19th Century, because of the results of Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico has SEVEN TIMES the population of New Orleans.. And the response from this White House has … Continue reading

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President Obama Arrives In Puerto Rico

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Tuesday Open Thread | President Obama Visits Puerto Rico: First Presidential Visit In 50 Years

Happy Tuesday! Not since John F. Kennedy has a U.S. president visited Puerto Rico. NPR segment on President Obama’s pending trip to Pureto Rico Puerto Rico: Obama Visits a Commonwealth’s Uncommon Problems It has been 50 years since a U.S. … Continue reading

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GOP House Seek To Disenfranchise Voters aka PEOPLES OF COLOR

We can NOT afford to fall asleep at the wheel folks.  All you PEOPLE OF COLOR who voted the Republicans back into power, I sincerely hope you’re getting your Wake-up CALL! House GOP kills voting rights for D.C., Puerto Rico, other delegates … Continue reading

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