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Will Congress Tell Puerto Rico 'Sorry, You're Still 2nd Class US Citizens' Yet Again?

Jaime Fortuño | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jaime Fortuño

Being a colony has given Puerto Rico a shot at democracy and the American dream. But after 112 years, we deserve to decide whether to remain a colony, gain statehood or become independent.

What Is The "National Origin" of Apple Pie?

Gregg Easterbrook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gregg Easterbrook

Maybe having Sotomayor on the Supreme Court will cause the US and Puerto Rico finally to resolve the nutty relationship they have had since 1898. I'd say give the island a star and make it a state.