Other than a desperate effort by Republican politicians to repeal Obamacare, without an adequate and life-saving replacement, for more than five weeks the Republican controlled congress has failed to address the numerous problems facing the American people. However, they have insured that the one-percent is receiving its share of tax cuts while offering nothing positive for the future of America. The working class continues to sacrifice for the privilege of living in America, while one-percent of Americans exist in an entirely different country.
Every one of Trump’s proposals increases the bloated profits for himself and 584 other billionaires. He is desperately anxious to move America into a plutocracy, which cannot exist without a fascist regime. He constantly attacks the first amendment and has plans to increase income inequality.
Although it is never discussed or even mentioned by the mainstream media, income inequality and a closely associated problem regarding higher education for all Americans remain the greatest concerns for most of our nation’s people. Education should be a concern for all patriotic Americans. Our nation is desperately behind nearly every nation in the world in all levels and all facets of education. And now we have a woman who is the Secretary of Education who proposes that private Christian schools should be funded by the federal government. These are schools which generally fail their students, placing religion in a priority above mathematics and science.
Our infrastructure is crumbling. Bridges, roads, and waterways are in a catastrophic state of disrepair. Trump has a plan. He will ask for one-trillion-dollars to be used to alleviate the problem. However, there is a problem with the solution. Only 200 billion will go to construction efforts. 800 billion dollars will go to tax credits for the one-percent who Trump claims will create jobs in the construction industry. More ‘trickle down,’ or ‘voodoo economics,’ which have proven to fail 100 percent of the time. There are dozens of issues which affect the daily lives of the vast majority of Americans, but Republicans are not concerned. Their only goals are to bow to their fuhrer, and satisfy their owners. You and I are not on any of their lists.
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Op-ed by James Turnage
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