West Suburban Patriots

an independent Tea Party group in DuPage County, IL

July 2011 Blog Posts (6)

Impeach the President?

Impeachable Offenses

Article II, Section 4 of the Constitution says, "The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors." In his report, Independent Counsel, Starr accuses President Clinton of committing eleven acts for which he could be removed from office by impeachment. Are any of those acts "Treason, Bribery, or other High Crimes and… Continue

Added by Peter Strom on July 31, 2011 at 4:14pm — 2 Comments

The US has the largest recoverable reserves of coal, oil and gas of any place in the world

Senator Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma is the top Republican on the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.  In a recent interview, he said:

 The United States of America has the largest recoverable reserves of coal, oil and gas of any…


Added by jan s on July 27, 2011 at 12:08am — No Comments

Stop the Insanity!

Our government is out of control. For the first time in my 72 years, through wars, and economic downturns, I feel that our government is teetering on the edge of failure. Insistence on more spending and government control is NOT the answer.

Mr President and Liberal members of the Senate, please stop this game of chicken and do what is right for the citizens of this country! Our economy is in shambles, people are out of work and losing their homes. We are in the midst of a crisis, and…


Added by Peter Strom on July 24, 2011 at 9:02pm — 1 Comment




At a time of multi-million dollar city deficits which have led to tax increases, layoffs of city employees, and cuts to our library and critical city services, Naperville’s city-owned electric utility is selling 11 million dollars of bonds for the purpose of changing-out our trusty analog electric meters with wireless so-called “smart” meters. In the name of energy conservation, these expensive wireless meters will be installed on every home,…


Added by jan s on July 19, 2011 at 9:53am — 8 Comments

Senator Marco Rubio: Tio Tomas or Free Thinker?

I must give kudos to Ruben Navarette for being an equal-opportunity anti-amnesty basher. He goes after Democrats and Republicans who vote against amnesty and has done a good job of documenting (no pun intended) the lengths that Democrats have gone to vote against amnesty despite the overall perception that only Republicans vote against amnesty.

That said, in “Has… Continue

Added by Rafael Rivadeneira on July 14, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Cut spending or raise the debt ceiling

I am not a proponent of slash and burn. 

Our current fiscal policies are worsened by the current loss of jobs and other economic issues the country is currently facing.  During WWII our debt was considerably higher, but the country was willing to tolerate hardships because of the war effort and jobs were not as scarce as they are today.  Immediately after the war, the economy rebounded rapidly and the debt was substantially reduced. 

The current spending policies for special…


Added by Peter Strom on July 11, 2011 at 12:22am — No Comments

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