One of the Election Day success stories enjoyed by Americans for Prosperity -Illinois, occurred in nearby Lemont. A wasteful school referendum was defeated in Lemont and AFP was at the forefront of educating voters on the facts as they went to the polls.
Residents of Lemont had become tired of seeing their taxes go up every single year while the District constantly cried poor, so due to requests from residents, AFP began an effort to understand exactly why the budget and the taxes for Lemont's School District 113a have been constantly rising for every one of the last eleven years.
Read a comparison here of budget proposals from President Obama, Congressman Ryan, and the Republican Study Committee.
Read the entire story here about the EPA's continuing power grab.
By: R.J. Moeller
Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget that the state wants to live at the expense of everyone.
We've heard it said many times that there is no such thing as a "free lunch." But what does that really mean? Any time this line is uttered everyone simply nods in agreement, but as soon as matters of public policy and congressional spending arise, many Americans quickly forget the truism they nodded in agreement with before.
Click here to read the blog entry on the 3-D Act and what needs to be done at home to end our foreign dependence on oil.