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Physical concepts of money…great graphics

One Hundred Dollars $100 – Most counterfeited money denomination in the world. Keeps the world moving. Ten Thousand Dollars $10,000 – Enough for a great vacation or to buy a used car. Approximately one year of work for the average human on earth. One Million Dollars $1,000,000 – Not as big of a pile as […]

We can’t cut the debt just by cutting spending…

For anyone who didn’t know (and that would be, well, everyone) I recently started writing at Conservative Daily News.  Below is my first post at CDN – let me know what you think! We can’t cut the debt just by cutting spending… The U.S. national debt can’t be trimmed by cutting spending alone. That is […]

No one wants to loose their home “But”

No one wants to lose their Home “BUT” Each of us is standing on a pivotal point in U.S. history when taxes; are legally stealing our wealth, and putting us in negative financial positions. Individuals need to stand together and make their disdain for John Lukasik, Susan Forbes, Lou Ann Johnson, Mike Lewandowski, and Charles […]

Lockport H.S. Board wants to raise your taxes

I am disillusioned with most of the elected citizens on the Lockport H.S. School Board. I agree with Board member Samantha Neitzke when she says “when is the spending going to stop” John Lukasik, Susan Forbes, Lou Ann Johnson, Mike Lewandowski, and Charles Travis voted to increase the Levy (your property tax) 5.3%. Ron Savara […]

Lockport H.S. Board Raising taxes

Dear Editor, My name is Samantha Neitzke and I am a board member of District 205. I am writing due to the voting on recent issues. My first question is when is the spending going to stop? The board members are John Lukasik, Susan Forbes, Lou Ann Johnson, Michael Lewandowski, Charles Travis, and myself. 1. […]

Will County Pays for failed Chicago systems

From beautiful Homer Glen, I am thinking about the numerous taxes I pay that drain me of my ability to save for a rainy day, and spend on “things”. As a resident of Homer Glen in Will County, one such tax is the 1.25% sales tax imposed on me for the Regional Transit Authority (RTA). […]

S&P downgrades US credit rating

Thank you Arlington Heights Tea Party for the following update. News from The Hill: S&P downgrades US credit rating By Peter Schroeder The United States has suffered the first downgrade to its credit rating in history, as Standard & Poor’s has reduced the nation’s rating from AAA  to AA+. The credit rating firm said the recent […]

Debt Ceiling /Politics

From beautiful Homer Glen, while eating at the Purple Onion, I could not help but over hear some people next to me in a heated argument about the Republican and Democrat views. It seems that there were people from both groups in the discussion of the debt ceiling. I started to think that the parties […]

SEIU drops mask, goes full commie

By: Tony Raymond, Northern Illinois Patriots A May Day rally in Los Angeles, co-sponsored by the SEIU and various communist groups, as well as other unions, reflected yet another step in the normalization of self-identified communist and socialist ideologies in the Obama era. Not only did the SEIU help to organize the rally in conjunction […]

Who Is Rich?

Source: Bianco Research at Tomorrow at midnight is the deadline for paying 2010 taxes. So, Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) should be fresh in our memories. So, who is rich? The following table was constructed from IRS data is for the 2008 tax year (latest data available, 2009 out this summer). It comes from Berkeley […]