Puerto Rico

The results of an EMP blast without the EMP – Puerto Rico: “We’re looking at four to six months without electricity.”

by Skip September 21, 2017

Puerto Rico just got nailed bad by hurricane Maria – and it pretty much tore up the place. Yennifer Álvarez Jaimes, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s press secretary, told NBC News that all power across the island was knocked out. “Once we’re able to go outside, we’re going to find our island destroyed,” Emergency Management Director Abner Gómez Cortés […]

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Puerto Rico: Willing to openly EXTORT other States to save itself? Second extortion letter

by Skip March 31, 2017

Pedro Cerame: Pedro, Pedro, Pedro – a second attempt at extortion (first one here)?  Really?  Is this the result of a failure on that first attempt – none of the Governors were impressed? Shouldn’t you know that threatening other States’ elected officials and their budgets is childish at best and thuggish in reality?  Doing it […]

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Puerto Rico: Willing to openly EXTORT other States to save itself?

by Skip March 23, 2017

“Hey, Pedro, nice to see that Puerto Rico is now willing to extort Florida (et al) because you folks haven’t been able to put a sane budget together for YEARS!” My immediate thought was “Nice business ya got there – shame if something were to happen to it”.  The above was part of an email that […]

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Deja Vu: US House Republicans screw over bondholders like Obama did with the auto industry.

by Skip July 3, 2016

No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject […]

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I’m OK with secession – if Puerto Rico wants to go, let them go!

by Skip June 12, 2014

I guess this is one of those Libertarian leanings I have as a Conservative – if a territory such as Puerto Rico wants to leave, well, have a nice forever (emphasis mine, reformatted): Puerto Rican Activists Seek Help from The Hague for Reunification with Spain A group of activists in Puerto Rico unhappy with the […]

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