Puerto Rico Votes 62% For Statehood!

7 Nov

Photo credit: Jason Roundtree

My people have spoken loudly and clearly that a definitive majority – 65% – are clamoring for Puerto Rico to pursue statehood! Now, I will pray every day that President Obama keeps his promise to  support the outcome of this referendum vote. And, the Republicans would be wise to follow suit if they want to begin rebuilding their current disastrous and dysfunctional relationship with my broader Latino community.

Puerto Ricans have been good Americans for 114 years now; politely waiting for their turn to be treated as equally as their fellow citizens. We are legal and loyal and our time has come. May the U.S. Congress, our President and all Americans finally give us the respect we have worked hard to earn lawfully, fairly and squarely. NEWYORICANGIRL

One Response to “Puerto Rico Votes 62% For Statehood!”

  1. Edwin Napoleoni November 7, 2012 at 8:59 pm #

    I was born an raise in NYC. I am a proud Puerto Rican. In order for me to support the the statehood of PR in need to know more. Please enlighten me. Thank you in advance

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