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  •  they have many more connections to the USA (0+ / 0-)

    it was a territory of ours for half a century and during that time Filipinos came and went to the USA pretty freely. There's a  BIG Filipino ethnic community here, especially on the West Coast and Hawaii. Lots of family ties so Filipinos are pretty positive towards the US.
    Subic Bay and Clark AFB were big economic boosts to the Filipinos, there hasn't been much to replace them. I cold see them wanting them back

    Happy just to be alive

    by exlrrp on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 06:57:18 PM PDT

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