Tag: Joe Biden

EDITORIAL

Ha, Ha! — Republicans Laughing At Democrats

In the words of Donald J. Trump, “what the hell is going on?”  Democrats failed to get their agenda going and continue to fall over themselves as their queenmaker and kingmaker, Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) (R) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), respectively, play hardball. The two Democrat senators’ angst is that the $3.5 trillion social infrastructure and $1.2 trillion physical infrastructure […]

POLITICS

Biden Congratulates New Israeli Government

Following the ousting of the longest serving Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu and the installation of a new government led by Naftali Bennett, the U.S. President Joe Biden has offered congratulations to new Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, and all the members of the new Israeli cabinet. Mr. Biden said, “On behalf […]

BUSINESS

U.S. Business Alliance Formed To Oppose Biden’s Tax Proposal

U.S. business groups have teamed up to form an alliance that would oppose any new tax increase by the Biden administration. The alliance includes twenty-eight industry groups that have created a coalition called “America’s Job Creators for a Strong Recovery.” Eric Hoplin, president and chief executive of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors, which is leading the coalition, reportedly said, “The […]

POLITICS

Republicans Pooh-Pooh Biden’s $6 trillion Budget Proposal

President Joe Biden revealed a $6 trillion national budget proposal for the 2022 fiscal year on Friday. The budget released by the White House combines three major spending proposals already announced by Biden: the $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan, the $1.8 trillion American Families Plan and $1.5 trillion in discretionary spending for fiscal 2022. The budget will be focused on […]

NEWS

President Joe Biden Lifts Trump’s Refugee Cap

President Joe Biden has lifted the U.S. annual refugee cap after a push back from progressives and refugee agencies. The President had initially opted to keep former President Trump’s cap of 15,000. Now, the President has decided to increase that number to 62,500. “I am revising the United States’ annual refugee admissions cap to 62,500 for this fiscal year. This […]

EDITORIAL

Can Biden Ignore The Republicans To Deliver The People’s Agenda?

President Joe Biden is proving to be a new and different President, not only in rhetoric but also in action. He ignored the Republicans posture to push through his American Rescue Plan, putting $1.9 trillion in the economy, which included $1,400 stimulus checks, extended unemployment, a vaccine rollout, continuing eviction, foreclosure moratoriums, and increasing the Child Tax Credit among other […]

NEWS

Biden Tags Ottoman-era Armenians’ Death Genocide

Joe Biden has become the first U.S. president to issue a statement formally describing the 1915 massacre of Armenians as a genocide. President Biden in a statement said, “Each year on this day, we remember the lives of all those who died in the Ottoman-era Armenian genocide and recommit ourselves to preventing such an atrocity from ever again occurring.” He […]

POLITICS

Joe Biden Set To Jump Start Economy

President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9tn stimulus plan for the U.S. economy before assuming office next week. The coronavirus-plagued U.S. economy has witnessed thousands of business closures and seen millions of people unemployed. It would include $1tn for households, with direct payments of $1,400 to Americans earning up to $75,000 per year if passed by Congress. The relief proposal […]

EDITORIAL

Biden’s Broken Promise Is Food For Thought

President-elect Joe Biden has given true meaning to the adage, “A promise is a comfort to a fool.” Biden’s promise of a $2000 check to the American people and then changing to $1400 to piggyback on Trump’s $600 check is just part of the reason people continue to distrust politicians. Indeed, one would have preferred Biden affixing the $2000 in […]

POLITICS

Joe Biden On A Roll

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden was in an entrenched position by the end of last week when polls result show Georgia in his win column. This latest news has put a damper on any hope of an overturned result expected by President Donald Trump. Mr. Trump, however, can maintain bragging rights as he was set to take home the North Carolina […]