PR becomes $$


This month, Puerto Rico becomes a coin, after the US Treasury decided that they would not simply stop with the 50 states in their quest to turn the entire United States into "dinero." Pretty fitting, I suppose, but Washington, DC (holler), Guam and PR are all going to be seen on a twenty-five cent coin before they become obsolete, like pennies, nickels and dimes.

Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Personally, I don't really care - some are saying that Puerto Ricans are given every inclusive right except the right to vote, but I'm not sure if it is really a big deal. I mean, every four years they get the option to become an official state, and they always refuse. So what's to get all puffy about? Do you have any strong feelings either way?

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