View Single Post
  #1  
Old 10-28-2017, 02:04 AM
The Man's Avatar
The Man The Man is offline
Oh, brilliant.
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Sarasota, FL
Gender: Bender
Posts: MVDCLXXXVII
Default Puerto Rico fuckery deserves its own thrad

It's obviously not going away, and it's larger than just the president*.

Ken Klippenstein has gotten hold of Whitefish Energy's contract and it's repulsive. Click through to the tweet for more. This is present-day colonialism. There's no other word for it.



I remain convinced that statehood is the only adequate solution. At the same time I think I'm going to be pleased when Puerto Ricans (hopefully) start moving to the mainland and changing its politics. It seems in some small way like karma, a thing we've had far too little of in these past few years.
__________________


“All for ourselves, and nothing for other people, seems, in every age of the world, to have been the vile maxim of the masters of mankind.” -Adam Smith

Fool’s Gold · last.fm · soundcloud · Marathon Chronicles
Reply With Quote
Thanks, from:
Ari (10-28-2017), Crumb (10-30-2017), Kamilah Hauptmann (10-28-2017), lisarea (10-28-2017), Nullifidian (10-28-2017), Stormlight (10-31-2017)
 
Page generated in 0.25731 seconds with 11 queries