Dear followers: Before I launch into my Blog Post, expressing my thoughts and the experts’ thoughts on the latest Bill before Congress, I direct your attention to the collaborative political cartoons above, drawn by Justin Weingartner in 2015. We saw our “State of Inequality” and we were alarmed by the influence of money in politics. … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Monday: Scrapping over the Public Purse!
Three card monte extraordinaire! First the corporations played three card monte with the states trying to gain low to no taxation for 10 years. That is continuing and will continue with the tax cuts making the corporate tax nominal rate one of the lowest in the world. Loopholes were not closed and … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope Monday @11am Three Card Monte Extraordinaire
I’m saddened, angry and want to join with all the young people in their 40’s and 50’s who are qualified for high paying jobs and unable to find them. I know people in this category are not counted by our employment criteria. They deserve good paying jobs in the $100,000 range that constitutes a middle … More JoyceAmericaSpeaks Periscope @11am Ask what your country can do to resurrect the Middle Class!
How does Tax Reform help you? I’m told by many the issues that concern you are education, healthcare and infrastructure programs promoting higher wages and good paying jobs. Let’s look at Education in this bill. If you’re spending $50,000 a year to send your child to Pre-K, there’s a tax cut for you. If you’ve … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Monday: Education, Healthcare, Infrastructure & Late Stage Capitalism
Want to get rid of Trump and those who enable him? It is easy. Stop playing their game. What do I mean? Trump likes chaos. He is unstoppable when it comes to dispensing executive orders, travel bans or inciting class warfare. Therefore, “We the People” must be relentless as well. Each of you must continue … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Want to be rid of Trump? Let me count the ways!
Dear followers, This post will continue to address entitlements and our judgements of the people who receive them. Clue: They are not going to the middle class or the poor. Entitlements are going to a select 1.5 million people. It is important to remember how we got to our state of inequality and its effect … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Wednesday Let’s talk about our needs and how to satisfy them!
I’m stuck on the word “Entitlement” for the Middle Class. It currently has no meaning for “We the People”. To what are we ” entitled”? Affordable healthcare is no longer an entitlement! Expanded Medicaid, a benefit to millions in 18 states, may no longer be an entitlement! Opioid counseling is not an entitlement. Imprisonment … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am What are “We the People’s ” Entitlement? Healthcare is our right .