By Benjamin Yount, Illinois Watchdog -
SPRINGFIELD, IL - In Illinois, painted skulls and merry skeletons will be the new imagery of the zombie-like Obamacare website.
Illinois is promoting Obamacare with a massive, statewide outreach program that will include tying the president’s signature policy piece to the Day of the Dead.
“When you talk about honoring the dead, it is also a celebration of life,” Tomas Ramirez, an outreach counselor at the Pilsen Wellness Center, told Illinois Watchdog. “How does (the Day of the Dead) connect to the Affordable Care Act? By having an opportunity for health care, you have an opportunity to live.”
...The Day of the Dead outreach is the most colorful of the 160 events planned by Illinois’ outreach and enrollment counselors. ...The groups were handed $27 million to help educate people about the new national health care push. ...More HERE