Skip to main content

View Diary: The United Nation votes to accept Palestine as a non-member observer state by a margin of 138 - 9 (343 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  Palau and Micronesia (2+ / 0-)

    are Republics with a Free Association treaty with the US, it is the same status Puerto Ricans want for their country, Sovereignty with Free Association got 34% of the votes in the last plebiscite held in Puerto Rico (it goes down to 25% if you count the blank votes or protest votes which are counted in their elections, which brings statehood option down to 45% and independence to 4.4%)

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

  • Recommended (141)
  • Community (70)
  • Civil Rights (26)
  • Elections (26)
  • Environment (26)
  • Media (25)
  • Culture (25)
  • Law (24)
  • Memorial Day (24)
  • Science (23)
  • Trans-Pacific Partnership (22)
  • Labor (21)
  • Economy (20)
  • Josh Duggar (20)
  • Rescued (19)
  • Marriage Equality (18)
  • Climate Change (17)
  • Republicans (17)
  • Education (17)
  • Ireland (17)
  • Click here for the mobile view of the site