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 .
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
Dear Followers, This coloring book was sent to me after Hurricane Sandy struck the New York region. I duplicated it and gave it to my mechanics. It was sent to me on: Nov 4, 2012 8:41 PM The Subject: Coloring book for children affected by the storm. In case you know … More The Voice of Joyce: Coloring Book in English & Spanish to help kids adjust to Trauma
To continue our discussion of the terrible Texas tragedy and lessons learned, I believe these lessons could become a turning point in America. Good policy should be developed to reform city planning, upgrade our infrastructures and support systems necessary to provide far better safety measures than are currently available in most cities and rural areas … More Joyce America Speaks Periscope @11am Wednesday Out of the Texas tragedy, lesson plans for a better future!