It boggles my mind to read about the antics of our President and his administration. Worse, the lack of priorities from this GOP led Congress is appalling. Where are the Statesmen? Are bribes so pervasive that they can only focus on tax cuts for the wealthy rather than address the real problems confronting our nation? … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope Monday@11am “We the People” need a “Goldilocks” government to address our needs!
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 .
To continue our discussion of the terrible Texas tragedy and lessons learned, I believe these lessons could become a turning point in America. Good policy should be developed to reform city planning, upgrade our infrastructures and support systems necessary to provide far better safety measures than are currently available in most cities and rural areas … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Wednesday Out of the Texas tragedy, lesson plans for a better future!
Harvey has been a teaching moment for Americans. We came together once again, independent of race, color or religion to help fellow Americans. That’s what we do. We help each other. That spirit of moving forward together is who we are. Let’s not lose this spirit as survivors return to their homes and have to … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Tues Harvey has been a teaching moment. Let’s move forward together!
While Republicans and Democrats are distracted by Hurricane Harvey, who is watching the “small items” marked for destruction, deregulation and budget cuts by the Trump administration? In a pique of disregard for Native Americans and the Public Good, the Secretary of the Interior intends to cut back on three monument designations, … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Wednesday We need Revenue! Say NO to budget cuts and eliminating consumer protections.
Dear followers, those who tuned in on Wednesday, heard me say a friend had passed away. I was saddened by her death and will be attending her funeral, Monday @10:30am. Therefore, our regularly scheduled talks will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week, preceding the Labor Day holiday. Wishing … More JoyceAmericaSpeaks Periscope @11am Tuesday “We the People” have inalienable rights. Let’s legislate them to Resurrect the Middle Class
Dear followers, it is distressing to listen to the news. So I’ve stopped listening and read instead, then, I can cherry pick what I think is important. Right now, I think it’s important to concentrate on the issues we can advocate for ourselves: Protest for something positive Equality of … More JoyceAmericaSpeaks Periscope @11am”We the People” speak out for Equal Justice and Equal Economic opportunity!