West Suburban Patriots

an independent Tea Party group in DuPage County, IL

June 2011 Blog Posts (4)

Letter to Senator Kirk regarding SB 679

Senator Kirk:

It has come to my attention that Senate Bill 679 is designed to simplify the nomination and confirmation process by the abrogation of Congressional powers to the President.  This is in direct conflict of the appointments clause of the U.S. Constitution which provides that the President  "… shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint… Continue

Added by Peter Strom on June 22, 2011 at 10:51pm — 1 Comment

Update: DuPage County Forest Preserve District

At our April 2011 meeting, our guest speakers informed us of the work they've been doing to promote transparency in the DuPage County Forest Preserve District. It was an eye-opening presentation.

I've received an update from one of those speakers, in the form of an article which appeared in the Daily Herald. The full text of the article and link are below. His comment on the article was:

Based on the FP Board meeting this week, I think they are already…
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Added by Carol D on June 17, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Media Ethics?

Now that is an oxymoron! "Media Ethics".  With so much divisiveness in the world today, religious wars, ethnic infighting, political differences, and my morality versus yours, we don't need the media to fuel the fires of hatred and ignorance with derision.

The Tea Party is often the target.  Media often portrays the Tea Party, and those who support those views, as right wing fanatics.  But, that also means we are getting more attention these days.  We are no longer the little kid on…

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Added by Peter Strom on June 15, 2011 at 7:17pm — No Comments

Obama like FDR prolongs the pain

Hoover and FDR: big government Presidents who prolonged the Depression

Written on June 5, 2011 by Nathaniel Davidson

 

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Many who have been “educated” at the Democrat indoctrination centers, oops sorry, government schools, support Obama’s massive government intervention because they believe a pervading myth.  That is:  Herbert Hoover was a laissez-faire “do nothing” president whose policies led to the Great Depression; it was only…

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Added by jan s on June 5, 2011 at 3:10pm — No Comments

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