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: 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!
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 .
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.
Dear followers: If you open the link, you’ll find the facts on the DACA program. A group of kids, brought to this country by their parents, model citizens all. Let’s talk about the Dreamers tomorrow. See you at 11am and for those of you new to our Political program, I had the … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope@ 11am Monday Step #1: The Facts on DACA