By Liberty Report Staff
For centuries Puerto Rico has been under the thumb of Empires.
First the Spanish, and then it was seized by the new American Empire in 1898.
Policies of Socialism and Corporate Cronyism have dominated and ultimately drove the island into bankruptcy earlier this year.
The philosophy of government dependency swallowed yet another state.
It becomes so difficult then to handle a situation like a natural disaster when a country has been undermined (for so long) by Socialism, welfarism and unsustainable debt.
Ron Paul discusses below: