Puerto Rico Statehood.

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The Democrats will give Puerto Rico statehood and have permanent control of the government forever.
"Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely"
They have gotten away with their Russian Collusion scandal, their baseless impeachment scandal, and probably with their Mass Voter Fraud scandal and their Censorship scandal.
Expect more of the same.
One Party countries always devolve into dystopian misery.....aka Biden's "dark winter"

Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood. But what does it mean for the island? - ABC News (go.com)
Doubutful.

But certainly DC and PR (and the other outlying areas) should have statehood....


Its crazy that we have citizens who are not considered citizens of a state.

Take the outlying areas and have them become parts of the current 50 states. Take the 3 electors from DC and get rid of them. DC residents become residents of Maryland (or VA--whichever). Its silly to have an even number of electors as well.
The Constitution mandates the existence of Washington DC. It can never become a state without a constitutional amendment.
Actually it can...or it can be absorbed into Maryland and VA.

I'd tell you more but I'd prefer to keep you as ignorant as always
Actually, it can't. Yeah we could merge the existing teritory into neigboring states, but then we would have to create another DC. The Constitution madates its existence.
Fuck it, I'll tell ya.

Merely peal off the populated area of DC and make that a state leaving the government building area as "DC".

Dope
Why on earth would any Republican vote for that?
Most Dem voters are motivated by hate and fueled by ignorance
 

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The Democrats will give Puerto Rico statehood and have permanent control of the government forever.
"Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely"
They have gotten away with their Russian Collusion scandal, their baseless impeachment scandal, and probably with their Mass Voter Fraud scandal and their Censorship scandal.
Expect more of the same.
One Party countries always devolve into dystopian misery.....aka Biden's "dark winter"

Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood. But what does it mean for the island? - ABC News (go.com)
Doubutful.

But certainly DC and PR (and the other outlying areas) should have statehood....


Its crazy that we have citizens who are not considered citizens of a state.

Take the outlying areas and have them become parts of the current 50 states. Take the 3 electors from DC and get rid of them. DC residents become residents of Maryland (or VA--whichever). Its silly to have an even number of electors as well.
The Constitution mandates the existence of Washington DC. It can never become a state without a constitutional amendment.
Actually it can...or it can be absorbed into Maryland and VA.

I'd tell you more but I'd prefer to keep you as ignorant as always
Actually, it can't. Yeah we could merge the existing teritory into neigboring states, but then we would have to create another DC. The Constitution madates its existence.
Fuck it, I'll tell ya.

Merely peal off the populated area of DC and make that a state leaving the government building area as "DC".

Dope
Why on earth would any Republican vote for that?
If you can vote for the World's Most Obnoxious Orange One...
everyone who isn't a sleazy dishonest douchebag happily voted for Trump.
Hey! The era of being obnoxious 24/7 ended when Trump suffered a historic defeat.
You mean you're going to stop now?
I'm a Libertarian, we're a relaxed bunch.
 

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There's no guarantee that PR would become a Dem stronghold. They tend to be a religious and conservative group.

Dems however believe America citizens deserve proper representation.

Republicans however refuse to take the chance of losing political power regardless of citizen's rights.
We've heard that story before. They also like getting free stuff.
 

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The Democrats will give Puerto Rico statehood and have permanent control of the government forever.
"Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely"
They have gotten away with their Russian Collusion scandal, their baseless impeachment scandal, and probably with their Mass Voter Fraud scandal and their Censorship scandal.
Expect more of the same.
One Party countries always devolve into dystopian misery.....aka Biden's "dark winter"

Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood. But what does it mean for the island? - ABC News (go.com)
The Puerto Ricans I knew wanted Independence. Puerto Ricans speak Portuguese similar to Spanish.
I don't think so. They speak Spanish.
Linguistics and there is a difference.
 
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The Democrats will give Puerto Rico statehood and have permanent control of the government forever.
"Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely"
They have gotten away with their Russian Collusion scandal, their baseless impeachment scandal, and probably with their Mass Voter Fraud scandal and their Censorship scandal.
Expect more of the same.
One Party countries always devolve into dystopian misery.....aka Biden's "dark winter"

Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood. But what does it mean for the island? - ABC News (go.com)
The Puerto Ricans I knew wanted Independence. Puerto Ricans speak Portuguese similar to Spanish.
I don't think so. They speak Spanish.
Linguistics and there is a difference.
"Linguistics?" I have a friend who is Puerto Rican. He says you don't know what the fuck you are talking about

Puerto Rico - Wikipedia

Official languages
 

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The Democrats will give Puerto Rico statehood and have permanent control of the government forever.
"Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely"
They have gotten away with their Russian Collusion scandal, their baseless impeachment scandal, and probably with their Mass Voter Fraud scandal and their Censorship scandal.
Expect more of the same.
One Party countries always devolve into dystopian misery.....aka Biden's "dark winter"

Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood. But what does it mean for the island? - ABC News (go.com)
The Puerto Ricans I knew wanted Independence. Puerto Ricans speak Portuguese similar to Spanish.
I don't think so. They speak Spanish.
Linguistics and there is a difference.
Mateus Rose.
 

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.....never should've been a territory --it's just a drain on the US
We should give PR back to Spain
After all the Left claims America stole PR from Spain.
The Racist Democrat AOC calls Americans imperialist.
Let us give her what she wants.
The Spanish American War (1898-1901): American Imperialism: 1898 | SparkNotes
I say give Puerto Rico its indepence. It just costs us several billion whenever a hurricane comes through
 

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There's no guarantee that PR would become a Dem stronghold. They tend to be a religious and conservative group.

Dems however believe America citizens deserve proper representation.

Republicans however refuse to take the chance of losing political power regardless of citizen's rights.

Thanks. That is correct

A Conservative Case for Puerto Rican Statehood

Republicans have reason to support such a move along with Democrats. The GOP party platform has favored Puerto Rican statehood for decades, but Republicans have remained wary of acting on the issue, convinced that Puerto Rico, like D.C., would be a reliably blue state. That’s not exactly true. Puerto Rico had a Republican-affiliated governor as recently as 2013, and its current nonvoting delegate to Congress, Jenniffer González-Colón, is a Republican. If Puerto Rico became a state, it is reasonable to believe that González-Colón or another Republican would take one of the island’s two seats in the Senate.
 

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.....never should've been a territory --it's just a drain on the US
We should give PR back to Spain
After all the Left claims America stole PR from Spain.
The Racist Democrat AOC calls Americans imperialist.
Let us give her what she wants.
The Spanish American War (1898-1901): American Imperialism: 1898 | SparkNotes
I say give Puerto Rico its indepence. It just costs us several billion whenever a hurricane comes through
Puerto Rico is a Hurricane magnate and has Rosie Road.
 
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The Democrats will give Puerto Rico statehood and have permanent control of the government forever.
"Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely"
They have gotten away with their Russian Collusion scandal, their baseless impeachment scandal, and probably with their Mass Voter Fraud scandal and their Censorship scandal.
Expect more of the same.
One Party countries always devolve into dystopian misery.....aka Biden's "dark winter"

Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood. But what does it mean for the island? - ABC News (go.com)
Doubutful.

But certainly DC and PR (and the other outlying areas) should have statehood....


Its crazy that we have citizens who are not considered citizens of a state.

Take the outlying areas and have them become parts of the current 50 states. Take the 3 electors from DC and get rid of them. DC residents become residents of Maryland (or VA--whichever). Its silly to have an even number of electors as well.
As long as we go back to the gold standard.
 

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The Democrats will give Puerto Rico statehood and have permanent control of the government forever.
"Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely"
They have gotten away with their Russian Collusion scandal, their baseless impeachment scandal, and probably with their Mass Voter Fraud scandal and their Censorship scandal.
Expect more of the same.
One Party countries always devolve into dystopian misery.....aka Biden's "dark winter"

Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood. But what does it mean for the island? - ABC News (go.com)
Doubutful.

But certainly DC and PR (and the other outlying areas) should have statehood....


Its crazy that we have citizens who are not considered citizens of a state.

Take the outlying areas and have them become parts of the current 50 states. Take the 3 electors from DC and get rid of them. DC residents become residents of Maryland (or VA--whichever). Its silly to have an even number of electors as well.
As long as we go back to the gold standard.
And we have our standard comment out of left field from 22IQ.

Wow..okay.

As long as we put the metric system in place before Daylights savings time is enforced in Indiana.

Just as relevant.
 

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I say we cut 'em loose and let them be their own country. That would be preferable to statehood...
 

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The Democrats will give Puerto Rico statehood and have permanent control of the government forever.
"Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely"
They have gotten away with their Russian Collusion scandal, their baseless impeachment scandal, and probably with their Mass Voter Fraud scandal and their Censorship scandal.
Expect more of the same.
One Party countries always devolve into dystopian misery.....aka Biden's "dark winter"

Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood. But what does it mean for the island? - ABC News (go.com)
Doubutful.

But certainly DC and PR (and the other outlying areas) should have statehood....


Its crazy that we have citizens who are not considered citizens of a state.

Take the outlying areas and have them become parts of the current 50 states. Take the 3 electors from DC and get rid of them. DC residents become residents of Maryland (or VA--whichever). Its silly to have an even number of electors as well.
The Constitution mandates the existence of Washington DC. It can never become a state without a constitutional amendment.
It can. You simply redefine the geographic points of what Washington DC is. Such as relegate DC as only federal buildings and then where most of the population lives would be voted on as a new state thereby allowing them the same representation that the rest of us have.

Those still living in D.C. would then have those 3 electoral votes, which would be very few people, to include the White House if they chose to register in D.C. Then at this point it would be prudent for everyone to repeal the 23rd amendment. But to be clear, the 23rd amendment doesn't define what Washington D.C. is by any geographical borders, it simply just gives it the same number of electoral college votes as the smallest state.


So, in order to accomplish this all you need is a vote in Congress, but right now that's not going to happen, even if the Dems win both GA senate seats it's not a sure thing.

Here is an article on how that could work

 
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The Democrats will give Puerto Rico statehood and have permanent control of the government forever.
"Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely"
They have gotten away with their Russian Collusion scandal, their baseless impeachment scandal, and probably with their Mass Voter Fraud scandal and their Censorship scandal.
Expect more of the same.
One Party countries always devolve into dystopian misery.....aka Biden's "dark winter"

Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood. But what does it mean for the island? - ABC News (go.com)
Doubutful.

But certainly DC and PR (and the other outlying areas) should have statehood....


Its crazy that we have citizens who are not considered citizens of a state.

Take the outlying areas and have them become parts of the current 50 states. Take the 3 electors from DC and get rid of them. DC residents become residents of Maryland (or VA--whichever). Its silly to have an even number of electors as well.
The Constitution mandates the existence of Washington DC. It can never become a state without a constitutional amendment.
It can. You simply redefine the geographic points of what Washington DC is. Such as relegate DC as only federal buildings and then where most of the population lives would be voted on as a new state thereby allowing them the same representation that the rest of us have.

Those still living in D.C. would then have those 3 electoral votes, which would be very few people, to include the White House if they chose to register in D.C. Then at this point it would be prudent for everyone to repeal the 23rd amendment. But to be clear, the 23rd amendment doesn't define what Washington D.C. is by any geographical borders, it simply just gives it the same number of electoral college votes as the smallest state.


So, in order to accomplish this all you need is a vote in Congress, but right now that's not going to happen, even if the Dems win both GA senate seats it's not a sure thing.
No Republican is ever going to vote for an infestation of parasites to have their own state.
 

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