US Citizenship, Benefits Of Statehood With No Federal Income Tax? Puerto Rico’s Special Sweetheart Deal From DC

For many of us the benefits and disadvantages of status as a territory versus statehood are vague, virtually meaningless abstract ideas that have nothing to do with our daily lives. They’re things we never even consider unless a particular instance draws it to our attention. This past Sunday, an article on Breitbart.cominvolving Ben Carson’s support for statehood for Puerto Rico, served that purpose. It motivated me to look a little closer and learn a few things about Puerto Rico and its relationship with the United States. It leads one to wonder if an endorsement of statehood is the kind of thing that would enhance a political candidacy or label one as being a threat to the island residents.

While noting that Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush have both also expressed similar pro-statehood positions, the article put forward two very enlightening statements. First, “In four nonbinding referendums on the island’s status held over the past half century, the idea of statehood has never won a clear majority from Puerto Rican voters.” 

While that might seem surprising initially, with the common perception among Americans being that US statehood is the Crown jewel, the status of preference for any nation or territory, the second part of that paragraph cleared things up considerably. It stated, “Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens, but those living on the island do not owe federal income taxes, paying only Social Security and Medicare taxes to the federal government.”

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Shhhhh ..... or everybody will want to be a territory




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Pelosi Disaster!  95% Of Americans Tuned Out Impeachment Show Trials On Friday — Only The Second Day Of Testimony

Despite the constant hype Americans are already tuning out the sham impeachment trials.

On the second day of the public show trials 95% of Americans turned off the nonsense.

Americans are worn out by all of the fake news and hysteria.


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Yawn: 95% of U.S. Adults Skipped Day 2 of Democrats' Impeachment Hearings 

Yawn: 95% of U.S. Adults Skipped Friday’s Impeachment Hearings

Americans aren’t exactly obsessed with the Democrats’ impeachment hearings, it seems. Friday’s second day of live, wall-to-wall coverage drew an average of 12.7 million viewers on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN,

Flashback: Horrible News For Shifty Schiff – Majority Of Americans Don’t Want Impeachment, 76% Don’t Trust Dems And Believe Media Is Pushing The Sham

No One in American Wants Impeachment except the Far-left Socialist Democrats and their Corrupt Media. They hate President Trump because he is a winner. He beat them and he’s making America great again as he said he would.

The Democrats and their corrupt media are totally blinded by their rage and they don’t realize that no one is in favor of impeachment.

We reported a week ago that FOX News released a poll where they stated that 49% of Americans were for Trump Impeachment. But their polling was flawed. The real extrapolated results of the poll using an accurate proportion of Republicans, Democrats and Independents showed that only 30% of Americans are in favor of Trump’s Impeachment and they’re all Democrats.

Next, a few days ago we reported on another poll that was consistent with the results of our extrapolated FOX News poll.

Nearly three quarters of all Americans have little or no trust in the way that Schifty Schiff is running the impeachment process –

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You won’t hear this in the mainstream media: Nearly three fourths of Americans have little to no trust in the House Democrats’ handling of their impeachment process. 🤔

Today another poll was released with similar results.

Most Americans believe that the corrupt media is trying to help get President Trump impeached. Three-quarter of Republicans, half of independents and even a third of Democrats believe this to be the case. No one trusts Schifty Shiff or the corrupt media pushing his impeachment sham.

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1- "Seventy-six percent (76%) of Republicans and a plurality (48%) of voters not affiliated with either major political party say most reporters are trying to help impeach Trump, a view shared by only 36% of Democrats."

Let's recast that last phrase 

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Most Say Media Working With Democrats to Impeach Trump... 

This is perhaps the worst gaffe in modern political history.

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