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Puerto Rico Our 51st State? Why Now?

Puerto Rico Democracy Act

Legislation Biased in Favor of Statehood

Posted by Bridgette

Why Now and Without a Referendum by the Residents of Puerto Rico?  The Vote is Thursday, April 29th!  A refounder called and told Glenn Beck about this vote.  According to Wiki, if Puerto Rico were a U.S. state, it would rank 27th in population, and have six seats in the House of Representatives.  Puerto Rico is now a US Commonwealth. Is this being done now without the consent of resident Puerto Ricans to add to the Democratic voters in November? Why is this major bill not being covered by the mainstream media? Continue reading