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 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!
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, as I was thinking about today’s column, I was dismayed by the new assaults on our Freedoms and Democracy. With so many Moderates leaving Congress, I have felt discouraged. Thank goodness that Susan Collins and Diane Feinstein are both going to run again. They represent our “better angels”. It is tough to … More JoyceAmericaSpeaks Periscope Monday @11am. A People’s President in 2020. The time has come…
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 .