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 was driving home from work around 2:30pm on a bright May day in 2010 listening to the news of the first Flash Crash. I couldn’t believe what I’d heard. In the short span of 36 minutes, the Dow had wiped out trillions of dollars in trades, 9% of the market, and gradually recovered. … More Joyce AmericaSpeaks Periscope@11am Wednesday: The Flash Crash of 2010, Dow lost 1000 points! Algorithms involved; our quality of life at stake & ethical concerns!
The NRA is finally considering a minor control to prevent mass murder. They will allow debate on the sale and use of the bump stock, a $200 item that turns an assault weapon into an automatic killing machine. I understand from my research, this is not the only way to convert an assault weapon into … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Monday. Gun Ownership, Human Capital and Democracy
Dear followers: These are the statistics to back up some of your questions on the effects of the Trump Tax Cuts ! TRUMP’S TAX REFORM I do hope you finds these slides helpful. Say No to this Agenda. We have solutions and long term planning, no time for delusional thinking! There is no … More The Voice of Joyce: Back up slides for Posts on : Tax Cuts! The ACA & Puerto Rico Response time for aid; timelines!
It boggles my mind to read about the antics of our President and his administration. Worse, the lack of priorities from this GOP led Congress is appalling. Where are the Statesmen? Are bribes so pervasive that they can only focus on tax cuts for the wealthy rather than address the real problems confronting our nation? … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope Monday@11am “We the People” need a “Goldilocks” government to address our needs!
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 .