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The USA screwed the Puerto Ricans on hurrican relief, why not ask them to fly a 60 year old bucket of bolts back to an Arizona airplane boneyard for decommissioning.

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A crew of nine Puerto Ricans were flying an Air National Guard C-130 into retirement in Arizona when it crashed onto a highway in Georgia on Wednesday, and authorities said there appeared to be no survivors.

The plane was more than 60 years old, said Isabelo Rivera, adjutant general of Puerto Rico's National Guard. Belonging to the 156th Air Wing, it was used to rescue U.S. citizens stranded in the British Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma and ferry supplies to the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria last year.
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If capitalism promotes innovation and creativity then why aren't scientists and artists the richest people in a capitalist nation?

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