Originally Posted by amsteel
obviously the PR-US connection is less strong.
No it's not, Puerto Ricans are full US citizens. The difference is Puerto Rico on its own is strong enough to compete and the Netherlands isn't.
Is there not a sort of bloodshed when the conscience is wounded? Through this wound a man's real manhood and immortality flow out, and he bleeds to an everlasting death. I see this blood flowing now...