Puerto Rico Devastation


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Nixon & Ocasio-Cortez launching a campaign for PR debt relief.


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It’s almost as if the climate is changing…


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This is like the prelude to the real world version of Last of Us.


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Chris Hayes / Naomi Klein podcast (with transcript) on Puerto Rico.


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Your periodic reminder.


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Not helping.


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But Gov. Ricardo Rossello warns that there is no backup system yet in case the power goes out again, which it did for up to 47,000 customers when the remnants of what was once Tropical Storm Beryl lashed Puerto Rico with rain and wind in early July.


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Debt vultures. If you can’t milk the cow, bleed it.


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Puerto Rico is occupied territory.


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The draft also also noted the $18 billion had been allocated to Puerto Rico after devastating hurricanes in 2017. In response, an official from the Council of Economic Advisers wrote: “Pretty sure that’s peanuts compared to what the mainland got so you may want to rethink this.”

That’s what picked Republican advisers said.


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Fucker, that’s like someone congratulating themselves about what a great job they did on 9/11.


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