No Tennessee Plan for Guam

One of the things that comes up when people talk about statehood for Puerto Rico is the possibility that, after Puerto Rico becomes a state, Guam might also want to… Read more »

Can You Enhance a Commonwealth?

What is a commonwealth? As we’ve established, “commonwealth” is just part of the name of several states (Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Massachusetts) and the territory of Puerto Rico, and has no… Read more »

Lessons from Scotland?

We’ve been seeing articles talking about the lessons Puerto Rico can learn from Scotland, but the U.S. should not need lessons on government by consent from Britain! Since when do… Read more »

A Tennessee Plan for Puerto Rico?

32 territories became states of the U.S. in the first two centuries of our history. For those territories that were organized under the Northwest Ordinance, statehood was the future planned… Read more »