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Videos from the Hands Off My Healthcare Rally

July 21 the Homer/Lockport Tea Party along with Americans for Prosperity and the Joliet Tax Day Tea Party held a Hands Off My Healthcare Rally.  Each speaker spoke from their professional and personal views as to why Obamacare must be repealed and of course replaced.  Below are videos from the event, to watch any of […]

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 […]

Levy’s Explained “raise my tax itis” needs to end

Total Dollars needed (taxed) by each tax district (levy) = Total amount of dollars collected by property owners in each district   The tax rate = the percent each property owner must pay to get the money needed by each District (Based on State formulas used by the assessor called assessed value)   Not increasing […]


by Marybeth Hicks, Columnist The Washington Times October 20, 2011   Call it an occupational hazard, but I can’t look at the Occupy Wall Street protesters without thinking, “Who parented these people?”   As a culture columnist, I’ve commented on the social and political ramifications of the movement – now known as OWS – whose […]

What You’re Not Hearing About the New Jobs Bill: It Overrides State’s Rights

September 20, 2011 at 12:01pm by Becket Adams Source:  Free Republic With the introduction of The American Jobs Act, Americans may soon witness a rerun of the Obama healthcare struggle. Much like its predecessor, president Obama’s newest bill contains certain provisions that would appear to benefit those who wrote the bill more than those for […]

Cut the Debt Ceiling!

Beautiful Homer Glen is a conservative municipality, and home to the Homer Lockport Tea Party and Homer Township Republican Organization. The last election people from our groups worked for Adam Kinzinger and Joe Walsh in their successful elections to the House of Representatives. Our Homer people like others that worked to elect people to the […]

Joe Walsh has a sense of purpose

From Beautiful Homer Glen, I am sick of the never ending story of the government needing more money to fund new and increased programs. Homer Glen Taxes and water bills only go up. There is a terrible economic climate. Yet government on all levels spend taxpayer money like it grows on the money tree in […]

Agenda 21-VIDEO:Obama Executive Order 13575 sets up intrusive rural council

While the country was distracted by the Anthony Wiener saga, President Obama signs Executive Order 13575. Remember to always what the other hand with this administration… Sunday, June 26, 2011 VIDEO: Obama Executive Order 13575 sets up intrusive rural council Source: Illinois Review Informed Heartland rural Americans are concerned about one of Barack Obama’s latest […]

Third World America 2011: Forget “Fast Tracking to Anarchy” We’ve Arrived

Janet Tavakoli President, Tavakoli Structured Finance Source: Huffington Post Last summer I wrote about Arianna Huffington’s latest book, Third World America: How Our Politicians are Abandoning the Middle Class and Betraying the American Dream and talked about the Great Recession, the Great Bailout, and the Great Cover-Up of financial crimes. I also wrote that municipal […]

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

From beautiful Homer Glen, listening to the radio, I hear the jobless rate is now 9.1%. That high number helps me understand why there are so many homes abandoned and why foreclosures are rising. Business is struggling because people have less disposable income. The 9.1% number does not include people who ran out of unemployment, […]