Posts Tagged: Rand Paul

The Evolving Definition of the Puerto Rican “Commonwealth”

The Enactment of the Commonwealth Constitution:  The Confusion Begins Puerto Rico is often called a commonwealth, but “Commonwealth” is actually just a word in the formal name of its insular government.   In 1950, the Federal government authorized Puerto Rico to draft a local constitution for Federal approval (Public Law 81-600), specifying that any new local autonomy would… Read more »

Feasibility of “Commonwealth”

THE “COMMONWEALTH” PROPOSAL IS “UNREALISTIC,”[1]  “DECEPTIVE,”[2] “UNACCEPTABLE,”[3] AND AN “UNATTAINABLE MYTH”[4]