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.
Dear Followers: Have you read or heard the News today? They’re outraged over” On line Gambling”, but Social Security and Medicare defunding and decreases are no longer news? They’re outraged over every death in Israel. What about equal concern for the 80 million people in diaspora due to Climate events and War? Someone asked … More The Voice of Joyce: Changing the Conversation Periscope @11am
While we laud The Presidential Candidates with praise for their performances, why not ask some tough questions, too! Will the Candidates Lobby Congress to fix Social Security now? Social Security is tied to the price of oil. It’s a fact. With oil prices low, Social Security and Medicare will be “flat lined” at best. With … More The Voice of Joyce: MEDICARE in Trouble
Has the market society taken over our life? What have we lost?
- The news: If you search the NY Times for news items of importance to you; You might find 3 items out of 70 pages of “news”.
- Today, the lack of news on Congress and their continued inability to act on the “people’s” behalf was news. However, they did find time to vote on their own Congressional budgetary needs.
- Americans are paying down their debt which is reducing their spending power , while large corporations are taking on more debt and taking advantage of the low interest rates. Good idea for large businesses, whether they need the money or not.
- Medicare recipients have lost the right to purchase drugs at a bargain. The powerful drug lobby evidently made a deal with The White House to prevent a decrease in drug prices.
Some of the news that’s fit to print and some that isn’t!!!!