This past week’s headline was the US administration’s decisions to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, but once again our news media has not done a terribly good job of covering what the heck the program is. While this is a topic that is understandably and justifiably under a great deal of debate and attention, I thought an unbiased look at what’s happening might be useful.
With one of our current national debates being healthcare, let’s take a moment to examine some of the “spin” and put to rest some of the more egregious myths.
Much news was made recently with the current President banned several news outlets from a variety of press conferences. Indeed, the current President’s relationship with traditional media has been uneasy and tense. Many, upon hearing of the ban, proclaimed the beginning of the end of democracy as we know it. Truthfully, there’s a bit more to it, and perhaps less reason to panic.
The news is presently filled with POTUS’ Executive Stuff – and news outlets are using important terms incorrectly and interchangeably. Here’s the correct breakdown.
Friday, POTUS announced that he’d be ordering the rollback of Dodd-Frank and other regulatory laws. Congress should be deeply pissed, and more than a little scared.