TOPLINE: Stuff You Need to Know for Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Feds Encouraging Deported Illegal Aliens To Come Back To US
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is expected to allow thousands of illegal immigrant deportees to return to the U.S., so long as they have ties to Southern California. Taxpayers will additionally fund a media campaign in Mexico, alerting deportees that they may be eligible to come back to the United States. … The plan, which only applies to Southern California, was reportedly drawn up in response to a lawsuit that was filed last year by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) relating to the rights of illegal immigrants.
Your tax dollars hard at work! Not to secure the border, but to secure illegal immigrants “rights.”
Angle: If Obamacare Stays, Employer Based Insurance Will Go
In yet another controversy for Obamacare, analysts predict it will mean the end of employer provided insurance, with former Obama adviser Zeke Emanuel writing that 80 percent of such plans will disappear within 10 years. … [A]fter portraying himself as the defender of employer provided insurance [in his campaign], predictions say President Obama’s policies will lead to its collapse, throwing some 150 million people into Obamacare…
“If you like your health insurance plan, you can keep…” Oh, never mind.
5 Charts That Explain Millennial Voters
“A recent survey by Reason-Rupe found that many millennials don’t understand the words “big government,” “socialism” and “capitalism” — language that emerged after World War II and during the Cold War. Generation Y, Ekins says, simply doesn’t extract much meaning from such terms. … Millennials say they prefer a “larger government” that provides more services. They don’t tend to think of “big government” leading to higher taxes and heavier regulation. Once the possibility of higher taxes to support a larger government is mentioned, though, millennials’ support shifts.”
Great insight as to why today’s youth embraces progressivism, and how we can change that.
Where’s The ‘Affordable’ in Affordable Care Act?
“Right now, Arizonans are paying 51 percent more for health care than they were before Obamacare went into effect on Jan 1. … By 2017, the year of full implementation of Obamacare, the cheapest plans available on the Arizona exchange — individual “Bronze” plans — could see premiums skyrocket 94 percent, jumping from $2,150 a year to $4,150. Those estimates come from a recent study by the Medical Industry Leadership Institute.
Folks, we can’t afford to keep Obamacare!