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View Diary: Why isn't Puerto Rico a state yet? (74 comments)

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  •  three reasons come to mind (1+ / 0-)
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    No real majority in favor of Statehood
    The economic output of Puerto rico is below Luisiana and Mississippi
    If those two are overcome then look at the number of electoral votes, size of congressional delegation and overall cultural difference

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