Is H.R. 2499 is a classic wolf in sheep’s clothing

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  1. Salty

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    YES! it would be as silly as making D.C. the 51st state.
     
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    What does it mean for us? As far as I can tell it would upset some in PR, although it's been 14 years since the last attempt to vote for itself to be a state. I don't think I have a dog in that fight.
     
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    Honestly, I think this is an issue for Puerto Ricans. I personally don't see a reason for them to become a state. I think they are better off just as they are. If they want to become as state let them. If not, fine. This is something they have to decide.
     
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    Create a new state which is 90% on welfare?
     
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    You mean the 58th state of course.

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    OUCH. That would mean they are ahead of Obama's plan for this nation.
     
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    Partly true. Yes, PR must first vote - if they approve - then the US Congress must then apporve it.
     

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