Is the 2nd Amendment still relevant? To paraphrase the Constitution, We the People have the right to bear arms in support of a well armed militia. What does that mean to us today? The Constitution was written in 1787. The weapon of choice at the time was a musket, a single chamber long … More Joyce’s Community: The right to bear arms? vs #SaveOurLives
Much is going on in Washington and “We the People” are called upon to become activists in our own communities. While we may not be able to repeal those egregious unnecessary Tax Cuts, we can dilute them at every state level. It pains me to hear that Oklahoma has schools open only 4 … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Tax Cuts and their effect on “We the People”. We can overcome them!
The home of the “free and the brave”! What does it mean to be free and brave in today’s times? When you dig deeply into our states’ finances, you may catch a glimpse. There are three major issues of my Campaign Platform that have also been cited by many with whom I have spoken … More JoyceAmericaSpeaks Periscope @11am States Rights, Tax Cuts & what We the People want: Education, Healthcare & Infrastructure!
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.
I was wrong. I, like many of you, thought my vote didn’t count. I threw away my vote. Now that Donald Trump has been elected with the backing of 80% of the GOP and has succeeded in passing egregious laws against the citizens of these United States, I’m angry at myself for not doing more … More The Voice of Joyce:#EveryVoteCounts ‘Democracy “ for 2018. Happy New Year message