When reading about how states rights will help the United States come to the right solution on recreational marijuana, I realized that I have not yet wrote… Read more “The War On Drugs”
Recently, Puerto Rican voters again backed U.S. statehood in its fifth referendum of the sort. Due to a boycott of the election, voter turnout was at a low of 23 percent. Of this 23 percent, 834,000 voted for U.S. statehood, followed by 7,800 votes for free association and 6,800 to maintain it’s current territorial status. It is clear from these results and other data that Puerto Rico needs a change.
Certain groups or positions simply hold too much power. This can be best explained through the power held in the federal government and in the two main parties.