Dear followers: I’ve been staying close to home recuperating, though not entirely sedentary. Last night I attended a seminar on voting rights, or voting suppression, in NY State. Imagine my chagrin upon finding out that we are equally restrictive in access to the polls as many other States facing litigation today. As far as I’m … More Joyce AmericaSpeaks Periscope @11am Voting rights is everyone’s responsibility. Act now! Run for office.
I believe that Americans today through their protests and running for office in record numbers are showing that silence is no answer. I ask that decent people step forward and give me the opportunity to convince the American multitudes that our Democracy and our way of life is in peril. However, I can’t walk … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Thursday “We the People” have options. We can #Rock the Vote!
Assume Trump remains in office and the GOP Congress remains in power. Do you think your life will be better or worse off? If you think your life will be worse off, then as a patriotic citizen of these United States, you should become involved in politics and in some way help … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Kudos to African American Women & Millennials! They’ve mobilized to vote.
Paradise for whom? “We the People” have the right to own guns to massacre each other; we have the right to be discriminated upon, not in the usual sense, but by algorithms that determine what house we buy, car we purchase, and loan interest paid. Now we know the cause of our inequality: tax havens … More JoyceAmericaSpeaks Periscope @11am Wednesday: Whose Paradise? An epiphany!
I’m appalled. So many issues that effect us are being identified. Yet, I just read that 8% of the American population is illiterate! That is so disturbing; almost 30 million fellow Americans are unable to read or write. How can they understand the issues confronting us? How can they vote with certainty, knowing that they’re … More JoyceAmericaSpeaks Periscope @11am Monday: I’m appalled! What about you? 8% illiteracy and more Invest in yourself!
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!
Dear followers, two statements were made on Periscope on Monday that I’d like to address : Huey stated that he went to Charlottesville to protest with a white Jewish guy and an “off the rack white guy”, your average guy, well meaning, who likes and respects people. That’s as it should. be. There … More JoyceAmericaSpeaks Periscope @11 am Wednesday Hate crimes and violent assembly should be punished by the Rule of Law! Remember Oklahoma, remember Charlottesville, These People are waiting for the next violent encounter and our death!