Munoz Marin on the absurdity of indep...

Munoz Marin on the absurdity of independence

Posted in the Puerto Rico Forum

Since: Oct 12

Marlboro, NJ

#1 May 2, 2013
"Estados Unidos mañana mismo puede, sin pérdida, declarar a Puerto Rico nación aparte; y la novedad política más notable sería mi título y el de mis sucesores. Pero podría haber cambios económicos sumamente graves con efecto de restringir la libertad integral, en su trabajo, en su comercio, en el mejoramiento de sus hogares, en la seguridad de su vejez, en el dinamismo creador de millones de seres humanos que difícilmente se beneficiarían del cambio en mi título"
Very, very, wise quote.

Jose Alfredo Hernandez Mayoral reportedly told this quote to Cox Alomar after his "We don't need handouts from another nation" line last October. IMO that one sentence ensured that Pierluisi won the resident commissioner race

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