TOPLINE Stuff You Need to Know For Wednesday, September 24, 2014


Obama Slumps to 35 in Latest Approval Poll

Barack Obama’s approval rating slid into dangerous territory this week, with the latest Reuters-Ipsos poll showing just 35 percent of Americans approve of the president’s job performance even as he leads the nation into a war against Islamic fundamentalism in the Middle East. Fifty-eight percent of Americans expressed disapproval of the White House’s current occupant — 37 percent of them “strongly.” Just 17 percent strongly approved of Obama’s current performance. The poll is based on a five-day rolling average.  The White House has struggled under a series of escalating foreign-policy crises, at times appearing to flail for a response to Islamic State brutality and the ongoing Russian aggression against Ukraine. Thirty-five percent?! That’s not even the Democratic Party base. Smells like trouble…


Experts Warn of Another Wave of Central American Youths to Come

Experts are anticipating that another wave of unaccompanied minors from Central America will make their way northward to illegally enter the United States. “The situation in Central America has not changed, we have the same problems of insecurity and violence, the lack of governability continues and jobs are still a problem – there is no work for young people who are members of cartels or street gangs,” Carl Meacham, the director of the Americas Program of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, told the Spanish language publication EFE on Thursday and Fox News Latinoreported in English. According to Meachum, the recent decline in illegal entries by unaccompanied minors in the summer after months of massive influxes “won’t last long.”

This is what we get with a president who promises executive amnesty.


Why Obamacare May Keep Canceling People’s Insurance Plans Year after Year

Robert Graboyes has put together a video explaining why Obamacare has led to the cancellation of some people’s health plans — and will leave to many more such cancellations in the future.

This is a really good video too!


Obama Announces Executive Actions to Fight Climate Change at UN

President Obama announced a series of executive actions to fight climate change on Tuesday, during a speech to the United Nations Climate Summit in New York City. Obama ordered all federal agencies to begin factoring “climate resilience” into all of their international development programs and investments.

MORE executive actions? Has anyone at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. heard of the rule of law?