Tax Cuts to Corporations and the wealthy do not benefit “We the People” and they should if the Economy is to prosper. Let me explain. To avoid benefitting employees permanently, many Corporations gave out $1000.00 bonuses instead of permanent wage increases. That is insufficient compensation for those with little expendable cash. It ONLY improves the … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Tuesday: What is the connection between the Tax Cuts and market volatility?
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.
What have I learned about America since I started Blogging on May 26 th 2012 and was willing to make a contract with America & Americans? During the years following the Financial crisis, I needed to understand what brought us to Financial collapse and with it our decay of values. America , I thought … More JoyceAmericaSpeaks Periscope @11am today: Power & Women. Happy 2018. Now that we “Woke”, time to continue organizing & move forward together!
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…
I must make the case for Moderates in Congress. Why are Centrists so important to our Congressional body? The answer is simple and critical. Moderates negotiate and can reach common ground. For the last 30 years, as our country became more economically unequal, our politics and policies were shaped by a diminished … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Monday We can’t afford to lose Moderate Legislators. Here’s why!
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.
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.