View Poll Results: Are you OK with Puerto Rico becoming the 51st state of the United States?

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Thread: The 51st State: Puerto Rico

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    The 51st State: Puerto Rico

    Are you OK with Puerto Rico becoming the 51st state of the United States?

    Why or why not?

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    Re: The 51st State: Puerto Rico

    Nope, it will make the flag uneven.
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    Re: The 51st State: Puerto Rico

    No problem at all. They have it pretty good as they are though.
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    Re: The 51st State: Puerto Rico

    .... No. I refuse to have a 58th or 59th state.
    I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. - MLK

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    Re: The 51st State: Puerto Rico

    I'm not really sure. I need to hear more about the pros and cons of it before I can decide.


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    Re: The 51st State: Puerto Rico

    We already HAVE a 51st state! All thanks to tony Blair!

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    Re: The 51st State: Puerto Rico

    Yes, and so should DC.

    After all, there are more Americans living in either of those two places than in Wyoming (for instance). They deserve to be represented properly.

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    Re: The 51st State: Puerto Rico

    No. 50 is a perfect number, half of 100. The flag is just right now, adding a state now would upset the balance of the universe.

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    Re: The 51st State: Puerto Rico

    I have no other reason for voting yes, except that I don't see why not.

    Oh and it would be easy to have 51 stars. Just change the pattern.
    Last edited by tacomancer; 04-29-10 at 02:56 PM.

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    Re: The 51st State: Puerto Rico

    Quote Originally Posted by MyOwnDrum View Post
    No. 50 is a perfect number, half of 100. The flag is just right now, adding a state now would upset the balance of the universe.
    OK, then let's combine the Carolinas and the Dakotas.

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