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ACA Premiums

Apologies if I missed this, but are other folks seeing a significant increase in ACA premiums? Our son's premiums (in Virginia) are increasing from $107 a month last year to $310 a month this year, with a $7000 deductible.

Interesting poll results regarding an assault weapon ban

I would have expected older voters to oppose such a ban, but the exact opposite appears to be true.

Resistance to a ban on military-style assault weapons is strongest among millennials, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released this week. It’s a finding that experts said might be driven by the popularity of first-person shooter video games such as Call of Duty and the increasing prominence of military-style guns in the consumer market.


https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/nov/19/americans-millennials-assault-weapons-ban-poll

Italy fails to qualify for the World Cup

As a US fan this isn't near as disappointing as the US's failure, but much more shocking.

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/nov/13/italy-sweden-world-cup-qualifying-play-off-second-leg-match-report

Unlikely hero article regarding yesterdays church shooting

The man in black hauled off in his SUV. The second man with the rifle — a neighbor unidentified as of Sunday night — came to Langendorff. The two men were strangers. “He briefed me quickly on what had just happened and said he had to get him,” Langendorff said later. “So that’s what I did.”


More at the link - https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/11/06/an-unlikely-hero-describes-gun-battle-and-95-mph-chase-with-texas-shooting-suspect/?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-high_mm-langendorff-602am%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.2adf38217a9c
Posted by ClarendonDem | Mon Nov 6, 2017, 08:43 AM (3 replies)
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