Why is no one talking about Puerto Rico pushing for statehood?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Commissar Smersh, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. Commissar Smersh

    Commissar Smersh 2020 Staff Member

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  2. ivwshane

    ivwshane We are all old school!

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    I wasn't even aware that they could vote for statehood.
  3. Goofus Maximus

    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    They're ALWAYS voting on it. The status quo folks win because that 53 percent who want a change are SPLIT between those who want to be an independent Nation, and those who want to be a State of the US.

    All the territories of the US have this option, when certain requirements of population and governance are met.
  4. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    i wasnt even aware it still existed
    Sparky says thanks for this.
  5. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    Goofus said it. That territiory has been wrestling with statehood vs. nation since as along as I can remember.
  6. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    I say they become their own nation. We don't need them as far as I can tell, and as stated above we already have Mississippi.
  7. Goofus Maximus

    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    I disagree. Puerto Rico is too intertwined with New York to ever become independent. They want to keep their immigration status legal! ;)
  8. GOG427

    GOG427 Hello, Sunshine... It's you.

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    Yeah I've always thought of them as the 51 state. I've been all over that island twice, always had a blast.
  9. GOG427

    GOG427 Hello, Sunshine... It's you.

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    Plus the women!!!
  10. Sparky

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