Quotations that match 'puerto'.

Now that the there is a path for the people of Puerto Rico to express their self-determination on Puerto Rico's political status, there are some who seek to block that path. Dick Thornburgh
[ Block Express Now Path Political Puerto Rico Seek Self-Determination Some Status Their]
Dick Dart emerged from the ether during a flight from New York with my wife and children to Puerto Rico. Peter Straub
[ Children Dart During Emerged Ether Flight New Puerto Rico Wife York]
After one hundred years of federal rule, the United States House of Representatives has moved to provide for the first meaningful route to self-determination for the Puerto Rican people under our federal system. Dick Thornburgh
[ After Federal First House Hundred Meaningful Moved Our Provide Puerto Representatives Rican Route Rule Self-Determination States System Under United Years]
I had the pleasure, as Robin said, to live a childhood dream as many young Americans and Puerto Rican children live that play youth baseball. And I feel honored and very thankful for that opportunity. Nolan Ryan
[ Americans Baseball Childhood Children Dream Feel Had Honored Live Many Opportunity Play Pleasure Puerto Rican Robin Said Thankful Very Young Youth]
In terms of the revolution, I believe that the revolution will be a revolution of dispossessed people in this country: that's the Mexican American, the Puerto Rican American, the American Indian, and black people. H. Rap Brown
[ American Believe Black Country Dispossessed Indian Mexican Puerto Revolution Rican Terms Will]
It is quite understandable that Puerto Ricans seek to preserve a cultural sense of identity without separating politically from U.S. national sovereignty. Dick Thornburgh
[ Cultural Identity National Politically Preserve Puerto Quite Seek Sense Separating Sovereignty Understandable Without]
I was discriminated against because I was Jewish, Italian, black and Puerto Rican. But maybe the worst prejudice I experienced was against the poor. I grew up on welfare and often had to move in the middle of the night because we couldn't pay the rent. Philip Zimbardo
[ Against Because Black Discriminated Experienced Grew Had Italian Jewish Maybe Middle Move Night Often Pay Poor Prejudice Puerto Rent Rican Up Welfare Worst]
Apparently tired of waiting for clear direction from Congress, the people of Puerto Rico have used the tools provided by their own local constitution to schedule a vote for Dec. 13 on the status of the island. Dick Thornburgh
[ Apparently Clear Congress Constitution Dec Direction Island Local Own Provided Puerto Rico Schedule Status Their Tired Tools Used Vote Waiting]
If U.S. national sovereignty continues, it is only as a state that Puerto Rico will have permanent 10th Amendment powers over its non-federal affairs, as well as voting power in Congress. Dick Thornburgh
[ Affairs Amendment Congress Continues National Only Over Permanent Power Powers Puerto Rico Sovereignty State Voting Well Will]
I did not feel 'evil' when I wrote advertisements for Puerto Rico. They helped attract industry and tourists to a country which had been living on the edge of starvation for 400 years. David Ogilvy
[ Advertisements Attract Been Country Did Edge Evil Feel Had Helped Industry Living Puerto Rico Starvation Tourists Which Wrote Years]
However, the sovereignty of the states is constitutionally defined and recognized, while the powers of the local government in Puerto Rico are defined by, and subject to alteration under, federal statutory law. Dick Thornburgh
[ Alteration Constitutionally Defined Federal Government However Law Local Powers Puerto Recognized Rico Sovereignty States Statutory Subject Under While]
Yet, individuals and corporations in Puerto Rico pay no federal income tax. Dick Thornburgh
[ Corporations Federal Income Individuals Pay Puerto Rico Tax Yet]
Federal program and services outlay in Puerto Rico is approximately $10 billion per year. Dick Thornburgh
[ Approximately Billion Federal Outlay Per Program Puerto Rico Services Year]
We wish to be citizens of the United States or citizens of Puerto Rico. In either case, with all the inherent rights of a natural sovereignty. Jose de Diego
[ Case Citizens Either Inherent Natural Puerto Rico Rights Sovereignty States United Wish]
That is why, with optimism instead of fear, all those who want to see Puerto Rico's status resolved should seek the truth about each option, including the upside and the downside of each. Dick Thornburgh
[ Downside Each Fear Including Instead Optimism Option Puerto Resolved Rico See Seek Should Status Those Truth Upside Want Why]
In historical and constitutional terms, the recent political status vote in Puerto Rico was a necessary but obviously not decisive step on the road of self-determination leading to full self-government. Dick Thornburgh
[ Constitutional Decisive Full Historical Leading Necessary Obviously Political Puerto Recent Rico Road Self-Determination Self-Government Status Step Terms Vote]
I'd work to make it hip again to spend time in our fabled and fabulous land. But with a Puerto Rican father and a Jewish mother, I would probably be better suited as mayor of New York. Geraldo Rivera
[ Again Better Fabled Fabulous Father Hip Jewish Land Make Mayor Mother New Our Probably Puerto Rican Spend Suited Time Work Would York]
Yet, Puerto Rico's economic convergence and political integration with the rest of the nation is in a state of arrest - even though the island has been within the national borders, political system and customs territory of the U.S. for a century. Dick Thornburgh
[ Arrest Been Borders Century Convergence Customs Economic Even Integration Island Nation National Political Puerto Rest Rico State System Territory Though Within Yet]
If Congress does its job in this regard, the residents of Puerto Rico will be empowered to act in their own self-interest and express their future political status aspirations accordingly. Dick Thornburgh
[ Accordingly Act Aspirations Congress Does Empowered Express Future Job Own Political Puerto Regard Residents Rico Self-Interest Status Their Will]
You want a lesson? I'll give you a lesson. How about a geography lesson? My father's from Puerto Rico. My mother's from El Salvador. And neither one of those is Mexico. Jennifer Esposito
[ El Father Geography Give How Lesson Mexico Mother Neither Puerto Rico Salvador Those Want]
Internal self-government under a local constitution was authorized by Congress and approved by the residents in 1952, but federal law is supreme in Puerto Rico and residents do not have voting representation in the Congress. Dick Thornburgh
[ Approved Authorized Congress Constitution Federal Internal Law Local Puerto Representation Residents Rico Self-Government Supreme Under Voting]
What was the competition? Well, I remember this Puerto Rican who came out in a short skirt and a gun. Sarah Vaughan
[ Came Competition Gun Out Puerto Remember Rican Short Skirt Well]
We're going to Puerto Rico, where we're gonna close. And we're so excited, we can't see straight. Chita Rivera
[ Close Excited Going Gonna Puerto Rico See Straight Where]