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
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, I am frankly overwhelmed by the events of the last five days. I will mix the good, the bad and the ugly. However, after completing my visit in the Berkshires, I am filled with hope for our future. Let me count the ways. As a student of history, I am always interested in … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Wednesday: America the beautiful plus the good, the bad and the Ugly!
Dear followers, This week’s issue of The Economist provides deeper insight into Immigration Reform laws that have been proposed going back 15 yrs. Dick Durbin and Lindsay Graham cosponsored a bill 15 yrs ago codifying the Dream Act. I understand that Carlos Curbelo, a Republican representative from Florida, is prepared to enter a bill that … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Wednesday Step #2: GOP presenting Bills to make DACA young people citizens.
Dear followers: As we prepare for the impending deficit and budget talks, let’s not forget about Harvey, or Irma or whatever storm occurs on our shores. “We the People”, need to help our Congressional representatives and our State and local governments to focus on our cities Infrastructure and “critical infrastructure and in house IT needs”. … More The Voice of Joyce: Let’s not forget Harvey and “we the People”! The facts….
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!