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Month: February 2017

“President” Trump and Republicans Secretly Hurt The Working Class: They Cut Education Spending.

“President” Trump and Republicans Secretly Hurt The Working Class: They Cut Education Spending.

Some of the rust belt states, controlled by Republican governors, have cut the money spent on junior colleges and universities.   The last presidential election really drove home that the rust belt states are struggling.  A lot of people are out of work across the United States.  The prior job base occupations have disappeared for blue collar workers.  The new reality is people may need to be retrained.  The businesses that once populated the rust belt are gone.  More technical skilled…

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“President” Trump and Republicans Secretly Hurt The Working Class: Revamp Medicaid

“President” Trump and Republicans Secretly Hurt The Working Class: Revamp Medicaid

“President” Trump and the Republicans have found a way to cut funding for Medicaid.  The alleged scam is to create block grants, another word for capped spending.  Each state would get a FIXED amount of money for Medicaid.  The money runs out in your state and you do not get covered.  Pretty neat trick for screwing the working class. https://www.wsj.com/articles/gop-ramps-up-effort-to-transform-medicaid-into-block-grants-1486659826

“President” Trump and Republicans Secretly Hurt The Working Class: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

“President” Trump and Republicans Secretly Hurt The Working Class: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The CFPB implements and enforces federal consumer financial laws to ensure that all consumers have access to markets for consumer financial products and services that are fair, transparent, and competitive. CFPB rule changes will hurt the working class by: Forstall the CFPB plans to require prepaid-card companies to provide detailed fee disclosure. Forstall the CFPB plans to require prepaid-card companies to place limits on consumer losses on lost or stolen cards. https://www.wsj.com/articles/prepaid-card-companies-may-get-reprieve-on-cfpb-rule-1486465203 Wall Street Journal Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Page…

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Republican Banned Coretta Scott King Letter

Republican Banned Coretta Scott King Letter

The Republican Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) muzzled Senator Elizabeth Warren (February 7, 2017) from reading the Coretta Scott King Letter (1989) that recommended Jeff Sessions not be confirmed as a federal judge. The letter was written by a women. Coretta Scott King was the wife of a civil rights champion. Elizabeth Warren is a women. This took place during Black History week. Possible summary view of this act:  White supremacist, racist, misogynist, deny free speech, fascist act. Because the…

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