West Suburban Patriots

an independent Tea Party group in DuPage County, IL

January 2011 Blog Posts (7)

cap pensions at median income - idea & background

Public sector pensions are one of the major contributor to Illinois's finacial problems.  I had an idea that I have sent to my rep (Michael Connelly), and two think tanks (Adam Andrzejewski - For the Good of Illinois and Brian Costin - Illinois Policy Institute).  All said sounds interesting...  Decided to post it here as well... 



I suggested an Illinois constitutional amendment to cap all Illinois government (state and local) pensions at the median income of Illinois taxpayers.…

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Added by jan s on January 31, 2011 at 11:12am — 10 Comments

Tea Party influences

New Hampshire Republicans chose a tea party figure as their leader Saturday, rejecting an establishment candidate in a development that could influence the state's first-in-the-nation Republican presidential primary in 2012.

click here for full story

 

 

 

Added by jan s on January 23, 2011 at 8:02am — 6 Comments

The Tax Rebellion Starts Now!

The cowardly politicians in Springfield have raised our taxes -- voting in the middle of the night, no less -- by 66%!

 

Where is the outrage?  Gov. Quinn says "we had to, it was an emergency situation."  Well, if it was such an emergency, why did you have to have the vote just hours before the legislature changed, and in the middle of the night?

 

This is nothing but a payoff to the government employee unions and the politicians.  Like the Trib said, watch for…

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Added by JAS on January 12, 2011 at 7:00pm — 7 Comments

66% TAX HIKE APPROVED FOR ILLINOIS...

Illinois Lawmakers Approve 66% Tax Hike January 12, 2011 5:31 AM

 

The Illinois State Senate tabulates its vote on a 66 percent income tax hike. (Credit: CBS) Share this: UPDATED 01/12/11 10:43 a.m. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (CBS) – By a single vote, Illinois lawmakers approved a 66 percent increase to the personal income tax overnight, and soon, your paycheck will be shrinking. But as CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports, Democratic state lawmakers have said the tax hike is…

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Added by Karen O on January 12, 2011 at 3:04pm — 2 Comments

Is our way of life doomed??

Monday, January 10, 2011

Is our way of life doomed??

I just viewed a long sales hype from Stansberry Associates regarding the imminent collapse of the United States. Most of the sales pitch was the lack of confidence in the dollar by other countries, especially oil rich countries. Stansberry made the point that as the dollar is… Continue

Added by Peter Strom on January 10, 2011 at 10:56pm — 1 Comment

Six Republicans leaning toward voting YES on Illinois State Income Tax Increase



NATIONAL TAXPAYERS UNITED OF ILLINOIS

407 S. Dearborn • Suite 1170 • Chicago, IL 60605

Phone: (312) 427-5128 • Fax:…

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Added by Carol D on January 8, 2011 at 6:14pm — 2 Comments

DEMOCRATS "HUFF" ABOUT "WORSHIPPING THE CONSTITUTION"

 Kudos to the Republicans for setting a firm foundation for the start of the 112th Congress!!! Please read below...

 

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Added by Karen O on January 6, 2011 at 3:29pm — 1 Comment

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