The present-day US colony of Puerto Rico is, sadly, drowning in $123 billion of debt, both in bonds and pension obligations. They’re not going to be able to pay it and have now been “allowed” by the US government to go into a version of bankruptcy proceedings. The thing is, the colonial rule and exploitation of Puerto Rico by the mainland US for more than a century has in large part CAUSED this financial crisis. The US has systematically made Puerto Rico a dependent economy and then the US pulled out the rug. Lee Camp is joined by correspondent John F. O’Donnell at the desk to break it all down.

Lee Camp is the host and head writer of the popular comedy news TV show Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp on RT America. The show also features correspondents John F. O’Donnell, Carlos Delgado, Naomi Karavani, and Phillip Chang. said, "The finest TV satire thus far this election season has come from the Nightly Show and Lee Camp on Redacted Tonight." The show has also won a 2016 Telly Award for their live stand-up comedy special in New York City. George Carlin's daughter Kelly said Camp was one of only a handful keeping her father's torch lit. Camp is a former writer for The Onion and for Huffington Post Comedy. He created and starred in the viral YouTube show Moment of Clarity that was seen by millions, and he's performed stand-up comedy in a dozen countries and every state in the US. He has also been featured on Comedy Central, NBC, CNN, MSNBC, MTV, FOX & Showtime. Many know him from the viral clip of him on Fox News calling a “parade of propaganda and a festival of ignorance.”