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Why Illinois is drowning in red ink: 75% of “All kids” healthcare program services illegal aliens
The Collins Report ^ | May 17, 2010 | Kevin “Coach” Collins

Posted on 05/17/2010 6:57:18 AM PDT by jmaroneps37

Illinois is in a deep budget crisis. The Democrats that rule the state have run out of other people’s money to fund their socialist programs. The Illinois legislature is frozen in inaction because, while it knows what has to be done, it has no will to take the necessary steps.

On Friday the Democrats missed their own deadline for crafting a new budget to send to Governor Pat Quinn. The state is $13 billion in the hole so you’d think they would start making cuts that were “no brainers.” But this is Illinois run by Democrats even obvious cuts won’t happen.

Illinois’s All Kids program

The official All Kids site says: “The All Kids program offers Illinois uninsured children comprehensive healthcare that includes doctors visits, hospital stays, prescription drugs, vision care, dental care and medical devices like eyeglasses and asthma inhalers. … a family of four that earns between $44,000 and $66,000 a year pays a $40 monthly premium per child, and a $10 co-pay per physician visit….” The description of All Kids estimates 250,000 children in Illinois are not covered by health care insurance because their parents can’t afford the premiums.

Sounds good, but who pays for it?

What the Illinois Auditor General says about the “All Kids” health care program

A new report from the Illinois Auditor General (IAG) says just 71,665 children are on the All Kids rolls. That’s less than one third of the estimate. Nevertheless, the really important news is that the IAG found that approximately 53,750 of All Kids beneficiaries are illegal aliens who should not even be in the country let alone receiving what the Democrats like to call “Cadillac health care insurance.”

The report estimates Illinois is paying $55 million a year to make itself as attractive to illegal aliens as possible...

(Excerpt) Read more at collinsreport.net ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: aliens; allkidsprogram; illinois; obama
Illinois Democrats are hanging a "sucker" sign in Spanish around the state's neck.
1 posted on 05/17/2010 6:57:19 AM PDT by jmaroneps37
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To: jmaroneps37

Hussein did such a good job in Illinois that he’s expanded healthcare for the nation.

/s


2 posted on 05/17/2010 7:02:08 AM PDT by bgill (how could a young man born here in Kenya, who is not even a native American, become the POTUS)
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To: jmaroneps37

Democrats always forget, it’s their economy too.


3 posted on 05/17/2010 7:02:22 AM PDT by Tarpon (Obama-Speak ... the fusion of sophistry and Newspeak. It's not a gift, it's just lies.)
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To: jmaroneps37

Duh!


4 posted on 05/17/2010 7:07:07 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (demonicRATS... taxes, pain and slow death. Is this what you want?)
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To: jmaroneps37

I live in Illinois - I can vouch for the stupidity of the democrats in power here.

I can also vouch for the stupidity of the Illinoisans who re-elect these idiots time after time after time. It’s like an abused Wife who hates the abuse but loves her Husband too much to get rid of him.


5 posted on 05/17/2010 7:09:46 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Never trust anyone who points their ass at God while praying.)
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To: jmaroneps37

And they say they can’t round 20 million illegals up to deport. What an outrageous lie. They know where to send them money; so they know where to pick them up and they can pick them up and deport them.

Anyone that believes they can’t is either lying or deluding themselves.


6 posted on 05/17/2010 7:10:50 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: jmaroneps37

Brace yourselves . . . there’s a whole bunch of new illegals migrating your way from Arizona.


7 posted on 05/17/2010 7:11:56 AM PDT by NaughtiusMaximus (Mexico presents a more profound threat to our territorial integrity than Germany or Japan ever did.)
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To: jmaroneps37

Parkland Hospital—Dallas’ “free” hospital—services illegal aliens almost exclusively.

“It has the distinction of delivering more infants under one roof than any other hospital in the nation, averaging 15-16,000 deliveries per year.”

Yeah. And most of them could moor a ship, if you take my meaning.

By the way, there was an article in the Dallas Morning News about some suburban hospital that is closing down its obstetrics unit because the number of people using the emergency room as their primary care has skyrocketed. No mention of just who that is, but in the Dallas area, you can rest assured it’s the illegals. The figures were something like $200,000 was spent on the emergency room in 2000, and it’s now up to over $3M.


8 posted on 05/17/2010 7:13:07 AM PDT by Rastus
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To: jmaroneps37

And Quinn’s answer is the same as Obanga’s, raise the taxes on us poor suckers who DO work & pay our own way!!!


9 posted on 05/17/2010 7:15:00 AM PDT by blondee123 (Illinois ELECT Adam Kinzinger - http://www.electadam.com/ TAKE BACK OUR COUNTRY!)
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To: reagan_fanatic

Every time I think about relocating I think of my home state IL. Then, I read a story like this and can’t imagine moving back there. I still think about NW Indiana but don’t see any real improvement there.


10 posted on 05/17/2010 7:18:52 AM PDT by raybbr (Someone who invades another country is NOT an immigrant - illegal or otherwise.)
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To: NaughtiusMaximus
Brace yourselves . . . there’s a whole bunch of new illegals migrating your way from Arizona.

And, you know where the majority of them are moving to, don't you? CHICAGO!

Chicago has been the biggest debt drain on our state for years. It is run just like Obamy is running the country and it is a cess pool of drugs & crime!

11 posted on 05/17/2010 7:23:44 AM PDT by blondee123 (Illinois ELECT Adam Kinzinger - http://www.electadam.com/ TAKE BACK OUR COUNTRY!)
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What we need to do is to post billboards at the Border giving names and directions to US so called “sanctuary” cities. This will help direct the flow of traffic appropriately.


12 posted on 05/17/2010 7:27:30 AM PDT by NaughtiusMaximus (Mexico presents a more profound threat to our territorial integrity than Germany or Japan ever did.)
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To: raybbr

I emigrated from Illinois years ago - best decision of my life. You know the song about Lubbock in the rear-view mirror? That could best be sung about the Land of Lincoln and Reagan - both of whom would be shocked to see what has become of their state. OK, so Lincoln was really from Kentucky - but I digress!
Lubbock looks like paradise compared to the state “by the river gently flowing!”
And the DFW metroplex is hard to beat except for the liberal politics of the dingbats who run Dallas especially the Dallas county commissioners - but Fut Wuth - I Luv Ya!


13 posted on 05/17/2010 7:32:11 AM PDT by Froggie
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To: jmaroneps37

The dems are trying to delay until after the election. Don’t want to po their base or feed the gop narrative nationally. If they lose in nov then its the gops problem.


14 posted on 05/17/2010 7:34:20 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: NaughtiusMaximus

Why do you hate cheap lettuce?


15 posted on 05/17/2010 8:20:55 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ("The welfare of humanity is always the alibi of tyrants"-Albert Camus)
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

Ping!


16 posted on 05/17/2010 12:13:18 PM PDT by HiJinx (~ Illegal is a Crime, it is not a Race ~)
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To: jmaroneps37

We got money to burn - what’s the problem? /s


17 posted on 05/17/2010 12:14:59 PM PDT by GOPJ (Americans..speak of capitalism's glories(rather)than of socialism's greatness. Elena Kagan (thesis))
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To: reagan_fanatic
I can also vouch for the stupidity of the Illinoisans who re-elect these idiots time after time after time

Thank the voters of Crook County.

18 posted on 05/17/2010 12:16:09 PM PDT by montyspython
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To: jmaroneps37

bttt


19 posted on 05/18/2010 12:52:17 PM PDT by Dante3
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To: jmaroneps37

http://www.auditor.illinois.gov/Audit-Reports/Performance-Special-Multi/Performance-Audits/10-All-Kids-Hlth-Ins-Pgm-Full.pdf


20 posted on 12/01/2010 2:34:03 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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