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
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
Dear followers: Before I launch into my Blog Post, expressing my thoughts and the experts’ thoughts on the latest Bill before Congress, I direct your attention to the collaborative political cartoons above, drawn by Justin Weingartner in 2015. We saw our “State of Inequality” and we were alarmed by the influence of money in politics. … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Monday: Scrapping over the Public Purse!
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!
Dear followers: As we prepare for the impending deficit and budget talks, let’s not forget about Harvey, or Irma or whatever storm occurs on our shores. “We the People”, need to help our Congressional representatives and our State and local governments to focus on our cities Infrastructure and “critical infrastructure and in house IT needs”. … More The Voice of Joyce: Let’s not forget Harvey and “we the People”! The facts….
Harvey has been a teaching moment for Americans. We came together once again, independent of race, color or religion to help fellow Americans. That’s what we do. We help each other. That spirit of moving forward together is who we are. Let’s not lose this spirit as survivors return to their homes and have to … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Tues Harvey has been a teaching moment. Let’s move forward together!
Dear followers, those who tuned in on Wednesday, heard me say a friend had passed away. I was saddened by her death and will be attending her funeral, Monday @10:30am. Therefore, our regularly scheduled talks will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week, preceding the Labor Day holiday. Wishing … More JoyceAmericaSpeaks Periscope @11am Tuesday “We the People” have inalienable rights. Let’s legislate them to Resurrect the Middle Class