Does Puerto Rico pay federal income taxes?
Kilroy was here: It is always the same answer with Republicans, "They did it
to themselves."Detroit was a victim of greedy capitalists who
did not reinvest in their community and chose to exported their jobs
overseas.Puerto Rico is a victim of a storm that they had no control
over.Detroit, like Puerto Rico, pay their taxes and send their
children to war. Puerto Rico is as much a state of the United States of America
as is Texas. We did not abandon Texas when the storm hit there. Texas went
through huge financial disparity during the 1980s and we did not abandon them.
Your age old propaganda is worn out. Republicans need to start
thinking like Americans and know that we are a whole not an individual.
LOU Montana - Pueblo, COPuerto Rico has the population of
Connecticut and an economy smaller than Nebraska’s. It also has more debt
— $74 billion — than any U.S. state government except California,
New York and Massachusetts. The debt is a result of financial mismanagement.
It sounds just like the once great city of Detroit ...... after 50
plus years of Democrat bungling.
Puerto Rico canceled the Whitefish Energy Contract to rebuild their power grid.
It's the local governments fault.
Just imagine if this happened on the mainland USA?Oh Wait! It did!
Hurricane Katrina, August 23rd, 2005 when 1833 people died and
George W. Bush did nothing for three days. Conservatives took the same attitude
as Ogrepete.Can you imagine if this happened in Utah? The
outrage?As Americans we take care of our people, no matter their
Why is it FEMA’s job to take care of these people? Can they do nothing
for themselves? Did they give up all abilities and responsibilities
when they became a US territory?Fewer articles that blame the
Gov’t and more articles that talk about what we as individuals and groups
can do,, please.