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This article still gets it wrong at the beginning, and since people don't read full articles, the take away is that island Puerto Ricans are outraged because they are still suffering. That is NOT the source of the outrage. The outrage on the island is that the "film" is made by a welfare queen for welfare queens, and further promotes the reputation of islanders as addicted to government handouts. That was FAR from the reality on the ground in Puerto Rico. The people are outraged because welfare queens are highlighted, but the millions of stories of survival, resilience, self-sufficiency, hard work, fellowship, community spirit, volunteerism, etc of those of us who remained on the island, will be obscured. We are outraged because this "film" reinforces the incorrect perception that we sat around waiting for handouts, which was far from the truth.
1 posted on 05/29/2019 4:36:11 AM PDT by cll
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2 posted on 05/29/2019 4:37:10 AM PDT by cll (Serviam!)
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Awww. Poor little fascists. Don’t like the message? BAN IT!

Imagine if WE had that right - and applied it to the BS we see coming out every minute of every day on the media?


4 posted on 05/29/2019 4:45:01 AM PDT by Pravious
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And...it’s a DOCUMENTARY. Your feelings don’t freakin’ matter. Don’t like it? Don’t watch it.
Your emotional response is no grounds for removing this information.


5 posted on 05/29/2019 4:45:40 AM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. Mr Trump, we've got your six.)
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There are a million stories in the Naked City...


6 posted on 05/29/2019 4:48:43 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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No mention of the San Jose mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz and her pissing contest with The Greatest President Evuh?

Or, how about...

“Puerto Rico mayor, two others arrested on corruption charges - CBS News
Jul 5, 2018 · A mayor and two former government officials in Puerto Rico face public corruption charges in separate cases that involve a total of $8 million in federal and local funds, authorities said Thursday...”

That storm doesn’t seem to be the only problem Puerto Rico suffers from.


7 posted on 05/29/2019 4:51:37 AM PDT by moovova
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I get 100% of what you say.

However, in fairness to the producers of the documentary, is it not true that the specific story THEY were trying to “document” was not the whole story of the aftermath of the Hurrican, but only one group whom they followed to New York. Isn’t it true that they may have meant no slight to all the rest of the people of Puerto Rico, that it should be understood their story was not the whole story??? No.


10 posted on 05/29/2019 5:11:00 AM PDT by Wuli
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We are outraged because this "film" reinforces the incorrect perception that we sat around waiting for handouts, which was far from the truth.

If people choose to believe that the film represents everyone on the island, that's on them. But if the specific people depicted in the film did actually engage in the specific actions shown, then it still serves a valid purpose in depicting corruption and dependency among those people.

13 posted on 05/29/2019 5:33:31 AM PDT by Bruce Campbells Chin
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“Women who led the charge”?? If someone is going to use military terminology, they should use it correctly. These women led a retreat from the difficult conditions in Puerto Rico. They aren’t in the military and had no duty to stay, so it’s not cowardice for them to leave, but they didn’t “lead” any “charge,” either.

There are a lot of barely literate writers getting published these days.


14 posted on 05/29/2019 5:54:58 AM PDT by Cincinnatus.45-70 (What do DemocRats enjoy more than a truckload of dead babies? Unloading them with a pitchfork!)
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When will they release “After the Bankruptcy”?


15 posted on 05/29/2019 5:55:08 AM PDT by JZelle
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