Stories around the dinner table. When you come to dinner at my place be prepared to discuss anything from the Jets v Cleveland Browns, to Kavanagh and Inequality? The Conversation can become heated, however, as one guest found out , nothing is off limits and if you wanted to call time out, that … More America Speaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Conversations at the Dinner Table. Nothing off limits. Periscope@11am Friday.
Before I address the needs of the Berkshires and other cultural communities struggling to survive from the Great Recession of 2008, let me tell you what irked me after 4 days of computer and news blackouts. 1. On PBS, the news program was analyzing , Giuliani defending Trump on Meet the Press. He … More America Speaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Periscope @11am What “Irkes”me? Factory Towns & Cultural Center Issues & Solutions! There’s hope for Tomorrow!
We have a dysfunctional society with many vested interests. For the middle class to be resurrected, ” we the people” need a simple platform and simple programs that we recommend. I believe it’s all about the economy. It’s always about “the money”! Folks talk about Congress and government being too large. Get rid of … More The voice of Joyce: Periscope 11AM: Have you read the news? Thoughts for today.
My Periscope Community wants solutions. In spite of Congressional dysfunction, the solutions exist. It’s the Economy, stupid! It’s always the Economy. If you have Student Loans, watch out, if you take extended payouts. Loan forgiveness, like credit card forgiveness or cashing in whole life insurance , is taxable as income. Home ownership is at an … More The voice of Joyce: Want Solutions?
Dear Followers: Linda from St. Louis has requested that I continue Monday’s conversation. Please write your questions about solutions you’d like to see for US. How does Gotcha make you feel, respond? See you at 11am. All the best. Joyce “the heart and pulse of the Middle Class”
It’s so easy to rationalize bad decisions. First we abolished Glass STEAGALL. Why? We allowed Bankers to break the law repeatedly , in effect, gutting the law. We could have said no to the law breakers, but they were Bankers and Bankers, unlike the poor “pot dealer”, gets a pass! Then we allowed credit default … More The voice of Joyce: Poor Monetary Policy!
We can wish that Banks , Shadow Banks and Bankers were self regulating, but the facts speak for themselves, Bankers break the law regularly and request that the laws be changed . Watering down laws has been the norm; ask Volcker and Greenspan. The only way to correct this behavior is by enforcement and regulation … More The Voice of Joyce: Rationale of Market Force proposals
My apology to Peter Orszag. After reading the 10/13/15 article in the Next New Deal , entitled “Structural Reform beyond Glass Steagall”, by Mike Konczal. I’ve changed my mind. Peter Orzag was right, I was wrong. Look at the facts. 8 years into the Recession, Dodd Frank and it’s enforcement are not happening fast enough … More The Voice of Joyce: My apology to Peter Orszag
For my new Followers, I’ve written a about my entry into the Blogosphere! I started writing my Blog in May of 2012, 5 yrs after the beginning of the Financial Crisis of 2008. No, I’m not counting deficient, I merely time the start of the Great Recession, with my Business cycle. In June of 2007, … More The Voice of Joyce: My Blog , our journey
Dear followers: No Periscope today. Technical difficulties have occurred. See you on Monday at 11am. Check out my Blog Posts on : http://thevoiceofjoyce.me/category/against-inequality/page/9/ http://thevoiceofjoyce.me/2015/09/28/the-voice-of-joyce-periscope-11am-tax-risk/ http://thevoiceofjoyce.me/2015/06/22/the-voice-of-joyce-will-the-people-speak/ http://thevoiceofjoyce.me/2015/07/30/the-voice-of-joyce-taxriskstopinequality-correction-of-earlier-posts/ Please continue reading: 6 cents charged (taxed) on every $100.00 bundled by Derivative trades, at current levels above $One Quadrillion Dollars, generates $660 Billion in revenue. Add the same … More the voice of Joyce : Periscope Monday : Please Read My Posts on #Tax Risk