March 31 Evening Edition

ABC7
— BGA: Proposed shift of public school pension costs – Stacey Baca
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/weekend-watch-proposed-shift-of-public-school-pension-costs/3283394/
— Bail set at $1 million for man charged in Oak Brook carjacking
http://abc7chicago.com/bail-set-at-$1-million-for-man-charged-in-oak-brook-carjacking/3287056/

 

FOX CHICAGO
— University of South Florida offers workshop on adulting for stressed millennials
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/local/usf-offers-workshop-on-adulting-for-stressed-millennials

 

WGN TV
— Person dies in Illinois after using fake marijuana
http://wgntv.com/2018/03/31/person-dies-after-using-fake-marijuana-in-illinois/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Man carrying $10 million in U.S. currency arrested at Tijuana airport – Sandra Dibble
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-tijuana-airport-arrest-20180331-story.html
— Elburn talking tax increase vote for parks – Susan Sarkauskas
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180330/elburn-talking-tax-increase-vote-for-parks

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Officials warn of fatal case of synthetic marijuana use
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/officials-warn-of-fatal-case-of-synthetic-marijuana-use/

 

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR
— Extra. Extra. Illinois roads not good – Doug Finke
http://www.pjstar.com/news/20180331/statehouse-insider-extra-extra-illinois-roads-not-good

 

DEKALB DAILY CHRONICLE
— Police: Suburban Apartments shooting gang-related – CHRISTOPHER HEIMERMAN
http://www.daily-chronicle.com/lists/2018/03/31/0071241361834ed0911f2306a6648373/index.xml

 

HERALD & REVIEW
— Illinois Medicaid managed care switch kicks in Sunday – AP
https://herald-review.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/illinois-medicaid-switch-affects-hundreds-of-thousands-today/article_c17d47df-42a4-551f-9862-4d78d26cbaf2.html

 

BELLINGHAM HERALD
— Questions dog Illinois Medicaid managed-care switch – AP
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/article207565669.html

 

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRAT
— Chicago receives $6.7M to help people living with HIV/AIDS – AP
http://www.bnd.com/news/article207563934.html

 

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
— Death Of An Individual Who Used Synthetic Cannabinoids
https://www2.illinois.gov/IISNews/15528-Death_Of_An_Individual_Who_Used_Synthetic_Cannabinoids.pdf

 

WILLIAM J KELLY
— Tiffany Thrasher was murdered one year ago on Easter Sunday
http://www.williamjkelly.org/news/kelly-tiffany-thrasher-was-murdered-one-year-ago-on-easter-sunday
(FROM THE ARTICLE: This is the one year anniversary of the Easter rape and murder of Tiffany Thrasher. I stepped aside for Jeanne Ives because I believed she would speak for Tiffany. Obviously, I was wrong. This week, I will be making an announcement regarding my independent campaign for Governor and, yes, there will be justice for Tiffany.)

 

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— Frank Vala unqualified for office of Springfield Airport Authority Commissioner – JOHN KRAFT (DIERSEN: What did you do to qualify yourself for better paying jobs? I earned a) a job-related bachelor’s degree when I was 21 in 1970 and job-related master’s degrees when I was 27, 31, and 48, b) job-related professional certifications when I was 30, 32, 41, 45, 47, and 48, and c) a job-related professional license when I was 32. GAO hired me in 1980 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, younger person, or veteran who would take the job. IRS hired me in 1971 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job. The Post Office hired me in 1966 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job.)
http://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2018/03/frank-vala-unqualified-for-office-of-springfield-airport-authority-commissioner/

 

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK
— Senator Chuck Weaver, R-Peoria, targets lawmaker pensions in effort to build political will on statewide pension reform – Greg Bishop
https://www.ilnews.org/news/state_politics/senator-targets-lawmaker-pensions-in-effort-to-build-political-will/article_1122490e-338a-11e8-a987-bffde4da1f9f.html?utm_content=69407768&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook
— Most Illinois metros gain jobs, see unemployment decline – Cole Lauterbach
https://www.ilnews.org/news/economy/most-illinois-metros-gain-jobs-see-unemployment-decline/article_e84e2f66-343d-11e8-8983-7362198cf657.html

 

GOPUSA
— Does the Pope Believe in Hell? – Patrick J. Buchanan
http://www.gopusa.com/does-the-pope-believe-in-hell/

 

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Bob Goodlatte talks ‘deep state’: ‘This is about a small number of people, we don’t know exactly how many’ – Steven Nelson (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates in the federal government painted me as being a member of the Republican deep state who frustrated their efforts to hire, to retain, and to promote Democrats, and especially Democrats who were minority, female, and/or younger.)
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/congress/bob-goodlatte-talks-deep-state-this-is-about-a-small-number-of-people-we-dont-know-exactly-how-many

 

CNN
— DOJ unit leader demoted, accused of sexism, favoritism – Veronica Stracqualursi
https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/31/politics/doj-employee-demoted-accusations/index.html

 

CBS NEWS
— Trump blasts Amazon — but his campaign used it regularly for office supplies – KATHRYN WATSON
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/amazon-trump-campaign-spent-thousands-office-supplies-tweet-post-office-scam-today/

 

ABC NEWS
— Democrats see path to House majority that cuts through the suburbs – EMILY GOODIN
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/democrats-path-house-majority-cuts-suburbs/story?id=54134040
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Sean Casten, who won the Democratic primary in November to take on longtime GOP Rep. Peter Roskam in Illinois’ 6th Congressional District in suburban Chicago, acknowledged he is liberal on some issues and centrist on others. “There are issues like choice issues that I’m as far left as they come. There are issues like markets and national security where I’m pretty centrist. Whatever the letter is after my name is what it is,” Casten, a clean-energy executive, told ABC News. Like Houlahan in Pennsylvania and Casten in Illinois, other Democrats like Susie Lee running in suburban Las Vegas, Elissa Slotkin vying for a congressional seat outside Lansing, Michigan, and Dean Phillips in the Minneapolis suburbs are expected to need Republican voters to cross over and vote for them if they want victory in November. As Casten said of his primary campaign, “We were running a campaign to expand and reach out to the whole electorate.” He beat two Democratic women who were favored by party members. Illinois has an open primary system. “If there is ever a time to steal players and put them on your team, this is the time. This is the same strategy we’ll use in the general,” he said. And neither Casten nor Houlahan would commit to voting for Nancy Pelosi for speaker, but they also didn’t rule it out. Both said they would need to think about who got their vote and consider all the candidates for the position.)

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— At the Justice Dept.’s Death Penalty Unit, Accusations of Favoritism, Gender Bias and Unwanted Groping – Katie Benner
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/31/us/politics/justice-department-harassment-bias.html
— Laura Ingraham Takes a Week Off as Advertisers Drop Her Show – Jeffery C. Mays
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/31/business/media/laura-ingraham-david-hogg.html
— U.S. Says It Can Pay for 100 Miles of Wall on 2,000-Mile Border – Ron Nixon
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/30/us/politics/us-mexico-border-wall-funding.html

March 31 Morning Edition

ILLINOIS REPUBLICAN PARTY
— State Central Committee Candidates (DIERSEN: The contested races are:

 

Congressional District 1
• Shawn Murphy, Evergreen Park
• David Smith, Frankfort
Congressional District 2
• Judy Diekelman, Thornton
• George Pearson, Monee
Congressional District 5
• Jack Dorgan, Rosemont
• Chris Cleveland, Chicago
Congressional District 6
• Brian Colgan, Naperville
• Seth Lewis, Bartlett
• Bob Grogan, Downers Grove
Congressional District 7
• Carol Smith Donovan, Chicago
• Adrian Wright, Chicago
• Mark Hosty, River Forest
Congressional District 8
• Ryan Higgins, Schaumburg
• Paul Hinds, Villa Park
Congressional District 9
• Char Foss-Eggman, Park Ridge
• Sallie Nyhan Davis, Glenview
Congressional District 13
• Fred Floreth, Springfield
• Dustin Peterson, Clinton
Congressional District 15
• Bob Winchester, Rosiclare
• Chapin Rose, Mahomet
Congressional District 16
• John McGlasson, Pontiac
• Tom Demmer, Dixon
Congressional District 17
• Jan Weber, Geneseo
• Patrick Harlan, Galesburg)
https://cdn.fbsbx.com/v/t59.2708-21/29451496_10211895664246819_7843211693881556992_n.pdf/2018-SCC-Applicants.pdf?_nc_cat=0&oh=5a946698998223a60b99375c4b9af61a&oe=5AC1A2D3&dl=1


CBS2
— CTA Assaults And Robberies Upset Riders And Workers – Dorothy Tucker
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2018/03/30/cta-assaults-and-robberies-upset-riders-and-workers/

— Pot Confiscated In Skokie Worth Three Million
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2018/03/30/pot-confiscated-in-skokie-worth-three-million/

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats crow about their success in turning young people against Trump. Democrats shout at young people, and at everyone else, that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/young-people-run-from-trump-poll/
— Texas woman sentenced to 5 years in prison for illegally voting in 2016 election – USA TODAY
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/texas-woman-sentenced-to-5-years-in-prison-for-illegally-voting-in-2016-election/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Crete Township swingers club is ‘disrupting the community,’ according to Will County prosecutors – Zak Koeske
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/news/ct-sta-crete-swingers-club-st-0401-20180330-story.html
— ‘Angry one minute … full of sorrow the next’: Aurora area residents remember MLK assassination – Denise Crosby (DIERSEN: Democrats shout at Blacks and at everyone else that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/opinion/ct-abn-crosby-king-assassination-st-0401-20180330-column.html

 

DAILY HERALD
— District 303 proposes $1M in security upgrades to school entrances – Lauren Rohr
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180327/district-303-proposes-1m-in-security-upgrades-to-school-entrances
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: Campaign Legal Center, a nonpartisan nonprofit based in Washington D.C., is claiming Carpentersville’s practice of electing its six trustees at-large contributes to vote dilution of the Latino community — a violation of the federal Voting Rights Act. – Lauren Rohr (DIERSEN: What are your demographics? How is the vote diluted for those who share your demographics? Ever-increasingly, those who represent me dump those who share my demographics. Ever-increasingly, those who others have elected to represent me are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180330/nonprofit-carpentersville-could-do-more-to-engage-latino-residents-in-politics

 

SAUK VALLEY
— Rauner-Pritzker a classic capital-labor fight Fundamental conflict of history flares up anew – Jim Nowlan (DIERSEN: Overwhelmingly, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes are anti-labor. They stress that I was a union member for almost 12 years 1966-1969 and 1971-1980. They stress that I was a lowly wage earner – I did yard work and delivered newspapers 1962-1964; washed dishes 1964-1966; cleaned golf shoes, chipped slag, and pumped gasoline in 1966; delivered mail 1966-1969; worked on an automobile assembly line and as a security guard in 1970; sold tires, automotive services, and major appliances 1970-1971; pumped gasoline 1971-1972; collected delinquent taxes 1971-1980; and audited federal agencies 1980-1997.)
http://www.saukvalley.com/2018/03/30/rauner-pritzker-a-classic-capital-labor-fight/a3hbjvi/

 

TIMES
— Streator Elementary district gets raw deal – David Giuliani
http://www.mywebtimes.com/news/local/study-streator-district-gets-raw-deal/article_5ec46bae-b13d-5ed0-859f-09b65305b523.html

 

ALTON DAILY NEWS
— Davis Unhappy with Trump Tweet
http://altondailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=262695#.Wr9Y48uKSM8

 

FOX ILLINOIS
— Some state legislatures push for hike in gas tax – Cymphanie Sherman
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/some-state-legislatures-push-for-hike-in-gas-tax
— Illinois Lieutenant Governor hopes to break cycle of opioid addiction – Lauren Kostiuk
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/illinois-lieutenant-governor-hopes-to-break-cycle-of-opioid-addiction

 

WTKR
— Trump designates April ‘Second Chance Month’ for people with criminal records – CNN (DIERSEN: What is in your record that discourages employers from hiring you, from retaining you, and/or from promoting you? From what I see, the more of the following that you are, the more that employers DO NOT WANT YOU: Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://wtkr.com/2018/03/30/trump-designates-april-second-chance-month-for-people-with-criminal-records/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The proclamation states that during the month of April, the United States will emphasize the need “to provide opportunities for people with criminal records to earn an honest second chance.” A bipartisan group of senators, including Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois and Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio, introduced a resolution last year to make April 2017 “Second Chance Month” to honor efforts to help those with criminal records become productive members of society. The Senate passed the resolution in April of last year. A similar resolution was introduced by Democratic Rep. Tony Cardenas of California last week. “Affording those who have been held accountable for their crimes an opportunity to become contributing members of society is a critical element of criminal justice that can reduce our crime rates and prison populations, decrease burdens to the American taxpayer, and make America safer,” Trump said in his proclamation. The President goes on to urge the implementation of “evidence-based programs” in prison systems at the federal, state and local level that focus on job training, mentoring and treatment for drug and mental health issues. Trump made promises to crack down on crime a prominent part of his 2016 campaign for the White House. In a speech at the Republican National Convention after winning the Republican presidential nomination, Trump vowed that under his leadership the US would “be a country of law and order.”)

 

DAILY ILLINI
— Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti addresses state’s response to opioid crisis
https://dailyillini.com/news/2018/03/30/lt-gov-evelyn-sanguinetti-addresses-states-response-to-opioid-crisis/

 

METRO EAST SUN
— Dwight Kay concerned that report on state’s drop in net worth could trigger call for another tax hike – Glenn Minnis
https://metroeastsun.com/stories/511373180-kay-concerned-that-report-on-state-s-drop-in-net-worth-could-trigger-call-for-another-tax-hike

 

FOX NEWS
— University students in Georgia forced to confess their white privilege – Todd Starnes (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps force Whites and men to admit/confess a) that their parents, their grandparents, their great grandparents, and the rest of their ancestors discriminated against minorities and against women, b) that they have benefited tremendously from that discrimination, and c) that therefore, they should pay the price of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion big time.)
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2018/03/28/university-students-in-georgia-forced-to-confess-their-white-privilege.html

 

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR
— Ivy degree – now what? Low-income grads struggle with careers, status Many low-income students who are the first generation in their families to go to college feel pressure to succeed and grapple with one of the most difficult transitions in a modern, developed society – moving from one socioeconomic class to another. – Laura Pappano (DIERSEN: What socioeconomic class were you born into? Neither of my outstanding parents attended college. My father was the first of his ancestors to earn a high school diploma. My mother never attended high school. My father fought type 1 diabetes from age 14, worked in the office of a nasty chemical plant, almost always worked second jobs to pay the family’s bills, did not buy a new car until he was 45 and it was a bottom-of-the-line two-door Chevy, and died suddenly of heart failure in 1969 when he was 47 and I was 21.)
https://www.csmonitor.com/EqualEd/2018/0330/Ivy-degree-now-what-Low-income-grads-struggle-with-careers-status

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— U.S. Says It Can Pay for 100 Miles of Wall on 2,000-Mile Border – RON NIXON
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/30/us/politics/us-mexico-border-wall-funding.html
— Ann Coulter Says President Trump Is ‘Failing’ – MATTEEN MOKALLA, TAIGE JENSEN and JONAH M. KESSEL
https://www.nytimes.com/video/opinion/columnists/100000005824758/ann-coulter-says-president-trump-is-failing.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— How ‘Roseanne’ reinforces a myth about Trump supporters – Eugene Scott (DIERSEN: According to anti-Trumps, Trump supporters are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2018/03/30/why-roseanne-reinforces-a-myth-about-trump-supporters/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Australia today, USA tomorrow. Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps force Whites and men to admit/confess a) that their parents, their grandparents, their great grandparents, and the rest of their ancestors discriminated against minorities and against women, b) that they have benefited tremendously from that discrimination, and c) that therefore, they should pay the price of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion big time.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/white-privilege-for-white-coats-1522451475
(FROM THE EDITORIAL: Americans think they have a progressive political correctness problem, but the politicization of everything runs across the Western democracies. Witness the new code of conduct issued by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, which oversees more than 389,000 health-care providers. The new code, published this month, requires nurses and midwives to uphold “culturally safe and respectful practices.” The board defines this as a “de-colonising model of practice” focused on “systemic and structural issues” and “challeng[ing] racism at personal and institutional levels.” Most controversially, the glossary states that “the acknowledgment of white privilege” is part of culturally safe practice. The implication is that nurses must confess their sins of being born white and having learned how to care for patients as a kind of political expiation before they can treat someone.)
— Businesses Beg for More Low-Skill Visas, Putting White House in a Bind Congress leaves administration to decide whether to honor business requests or save jobs for American workers, as demand for H-2B visas outstrips supply – Laura Meckler (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes paint themselves as being high-skill and me as being low-skill. In my defense, I earned a) a job-related bachelor’s degree when I was 21 in 1970 and job-related master’s degrees when I was 27, 31, and 48, b) job-related professional certifications when I was 30, 32, 41, 45, 47, and 48, and c) a job-related professional license when I was 32.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-dilemma-give-businesses-more-low-skilled-work-visas-or-not-1522407601

 

FORTUNE
— Intel’s 2017 Diversity Report Shows Progress Is Slowest With African American Employees – GRACE DONNELLY (DIERSEN: Will Intel bring in Charles Bowsher? Bowsher had great Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion success at GAO during the 1980s and 1990s. He wasted the careers of and got rid of the agency’s employees who were Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who the Democrats who ran GAO had not promoted to GS-13 (currently $96,403) by age 25, to GS-14 (currently $113,920) by age 30, to GS-15 (currently $134,000) by age 35, and to Senior Executive Service (currently $164,200) by age 40.)
http://fortune.com/2018/03/30/intel-diversity-report-2017/

 

FORBES
— When Do I Need To Start Worrying About Age Discrimination? – Liz Ryan (DIERSEN: How much were you earning in today’s dollars when you were 25, 30, 35, and 40? If you are/were a federal employee and if you are Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran, you should start worrying about age discrimination if you are not on track to make to GS-13 (currently $96,403) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $113,920) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $134,000) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $164,200) by age 40.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/2018/03/30/when-do-i-need-to-start-worrying-about-age-discrimination/#7b408826226e

 

BUILDER
— MEDIAN-PRICED HOMES NOT AFFORDABLE IN 68% OF U.S. MARKETS 73% of markets less affordable than a year ago. (DIERSEN: Since 1972 when I was 24 years old, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have been furious a) that I could afford to buy a new town home in University Park in 1972, a studio condo in the Outer Drive East building in 1974, and a one bedroom condo in that building in 1976 and b) that my wife and I could afford to buy 1017 East Harrison in Wheaton in 1978 and have 915 Cove Court built in Wheaton in 1984.)
http://www.builderonline.com/money/affordability/median-priced-homes-not-affordable-in-68-of-us-markets_o

 

THE NEXT WEB
— AI is better than you at hiring diversely – GUÐRUN Í JÁKUPSSTOVU (DIERSEN: Because I have always been a Republican, were it not for federal civil service protections, a) the Post Office would NOT have hired me in 1966 or let me work there for almost 3 years, b) IRS would NOT have hired me in 1971 or let me work there for almost 9 years, c) IRS would NOT have promoted me in 1972, 1973, or 1974, d) GAO would NOT have hired me in 1980 or let me work there for almost 18 years, and e) GAO would NOT have promoted me in 1986.)
https://thenextweb.com/insider/2018/03/30/ai-better-hiring-diversely/

 

SALON
— Why can’t we talk about reparations? A congressional candidate broaches an unmentionable topic I’m running for Congress in Indiana, and I’ve been warned to stay away from “radical” issues. This shouldn’t be one – DAN CANON (DIERSEN: Who should pay reparations? According to the Democrats, the more of the following that you are, the more reparations that you should pay: Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.salon.com/2018/03/31/why-cant-we-talk-about-reparations-a-congressional-candidate-broaches-an-unmentionable-topic/

 

DAILY MAIL
— The VERY White House: West Wing releases photo of spring interns posing with Trump showing only FIVE out of 91 are ethnic minorities (DIERSEN: Democrats shout at young people, and at everyone else, that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5564127/White-House-draws-criticism-white-spring-intern-class.html

March 30 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Man who escaped ICE in New York arrested in West Loop Starbucks – Eric Horng
http://abc7chicago.com/man-who-escaped-ice-in-new-york-arrested-in-west-loop-starbucks/3283732/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats promote Democrats
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/march-for-our-lives-organizers-reveal-movements-next-step/3283071/

 

NBC5
— Violent Fugitive Caught in Chicago Following Escape From NY Airport According to ICE, Mbacke, an “unlawfully present national of Senegal,” eluded authorities at the New York airport Tuesday, got into a taxi around 9 p.m. and disappeared
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Violent-Fugitive-Found-in-Chicago-Following-Escape-in-NY-478415803.html

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— ‘Violent deportee’ who escaped custody at JFK airport caught in Chicago
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/national/violent-deportee-who-escaped-custody-at-jfk-airport-caught-in-chicago-reports-say

 

WGN TV
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats promote Democrats who encourage people a) to come to America illegally, b) to stay in America illegally, and c) to bring others to America illegally.
http://wgntv.com/2018/03/30/democratic-ag-candidate-sen-kwame-raoul-criticizes-census-citizenship-question/

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— New health woes at Quincy Veterans Home: 24 reported with vomiting and diarrhea – Tina Sfondeles
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/new-health-woes-at-quincy-veterans-home-24-reported-with-vomiting-and-diarrhea/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats shout at women that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/women-in-politics-illinois-lets-get-to-50-percent-fast/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats shout at those who earn less money that Republicans should pay them more money.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/bruce-rauner-continues-to-dodge-caregiver-dues/
— DIERSEN Headline: What do you say to politicians who want to fill their political jurisdictions with illegals to give them more “political power?”
https://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/citizenship-question-2020-census-count-citizen-voting-rights-act/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Illinois exodus: Flight of the expats – Editorial (DIERSEN: Which individuals, organizations, companies, and governments focus on driving individuals, organizations, and companies out of your municipality, out of your township/ward, out of your county, and out of Illinois? I should write a book about those individuals, organizations, companies, and governments that focus on driving individuals, organizations, and companies out of Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois that are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-illinois-exodus-population-taxes-20180328-story.html
— Rauner’s conflict with organized labor expands to vacant lot next door to governor’s mansion – Monique Garcia
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-met-bruce-rauner-union-park-fight-20180330-story.html
— Despite an improving economy, Americans are glum – Heather Long (DIERSEN: From what I see, because of the success that members of Group A are having, it is ever-increasingly difficult for members of Group B to be optimistic. Members of Group A are anti-Trump supporters, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time and members of Group B are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German Americans, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-well-being-index-20180330-story.html

 

DAILY HERALD
— Rauner pick for water treatment board could lead to court fight
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180330/rauner-pick-for-water-treatment-board-could-lead-to-court-fight

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— There’s no debate: Debates don’t matter in gubernatorial races – RICH MILLER
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20180330/ISSUE11/180329889/gubernatorial-debates-dont-move-the-needle-like-ads-do

 

STATELINE
— Rauner abolishes 19 inactive state board via executive order
http://www.mystateline.com/news/rauner-abolishes-19-inactive-state-board-via-executive-order/1089960182

 

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRATS
— Eliminate regional superintendents and Illinois taxpayers save much more than $12 million – Editorial
http://www.bnd.com/opinion/editorials/article207340279.html

 

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS
— Voters in the heart of Illinois buck state’s reputation – Jeff Long
http://www.effinghamdailynews.com/news/local_news/voters-in-the-heart-of-illinois-buck-state-s-reputation/article_132705ec-e720-535b-9415-4bfcb3f07615.html
— A sea of red in a state of blue Across the Effingham area, voters discuss issues – Keith Stewart
http://www.effinghamdailynews.com/news/local_news/a-sea-of-red-in-a-state-of-blue/article_41cc4dfd-42e7-5747-a51b-71c70ec0c502.html

 

NPR ILLINOIS
— Opponents Of ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Gain Traction In California
http://nprillinois.org/post/opponents-sanctuary-cities-gain-traction-california#stream/0

 

WHEATON PATCH
— Here’s What You Need To Earn To Buy A Home In DuPage County A new report looks at how affordable or unaffordable it is to buy a home. See how DuPage County fared. – Lisa Marie Farver
https://patch.com/illinois/wheaton/here-s-what-you-need-earn-buy-home-dupage-county

 

PRAIRIE STATE WIRE
— Watchdogs receive OEIG response to ethics complaint against Illinois Governor Rauner
https://prairiestatewire.com/stories/511373384-watchdogs-receive-oeig-response-to-ethics-complaint-against-illinois-governor-rauner

 

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK
— Rauner opposed to any increase in gas tax for infrastructure projects – Greg Bishop
https://www.ilnews.org/news/state_politics/rauner-opposed-to-any-increase-in-gas-tax-for-infrastructure/article_978bfe50-3384-11e8-9aea-ef04f257247a.html

 

GOPUSA
— Teens just 10% of DC anti-gun rally
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=42600

 

NEWSMAX
— New York Times Bans ‘Killing the Deep State’ From Bestseller List (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates in the federal government painted me as being a member of the Republican deep state who frustrated their efforts to hire, to retain, and to promote Democrats, and especially Democrats who were minority, female, and/or younger.)
https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/nyt-bans-killing-the/2018/03/30/id/851705/

NATIONAL REVIEW
— Illegal Immigration Gives Cities Political Power – JAMES W. LUCAS (DIERSEN: What do you say to politicians who want to fill their political jurisdictions with illegals to give them more “political power?”)
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/03/census-questions-illegal-immigrants-give-cities-political-p

POLITICO
— Federal workers spill on life in Trump’s Washington From marital strife to high anxiety, civil servants reveal how the Trump administration has changed agency life. – ANDREW RESTUCCIA (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates in the federal government painted me as being a member of the Republican deep state who frustrated their efforts to hire, to retain, and to promote Democrats, and especially Democrats who were minority, female, and/or younger.)
https://www.politico.com/story/2018/03/30/trump-washington-civil-servants-492347

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Behind the chaos: Office that vets Trump appointees plagued by inexperience – Robert O’Harrow Jr. and Shawn Boburg (DIERSEN: My 1970 bachelor’s degree from NIU was in personnel management. The area of concentration for my 1976 MBA from Loyola was personnel management. What work experience do you have? I worked for the federal government 1966-1969 and 1971-1997. My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always viciously demonized, viciously denigrated, and viciously condemned the work experience that I gained working for the Post Office 1966-1969, for IRS 1971-1980, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 levels, currently $81,071-$91,880, and for GAO 1980-1997, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $96,403-$125,325. What opinion do those who dominate your municipality, your township/ward, your county, and Illinois have of the work experience that you have? Based on their words and their actions, those who dominate Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois have an extremely low opinion of the work experience that I have.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/behind-the-chaos-office-that-vets-trump-appointees-plagued-by-inexperience/2018/03/30/cde31a1a-28a3-11e8-ab19-06a445a08c94_story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: An obscure White House office responsible for recruiting and vetting thousands of political appointees has suffered from inexperience and a shortage of staff, hobbling the Trump administration’s efforts to place qualified people in key posts across government, documents and interviews show. At the same time, two office leaders have spotty records themselves: a college dropout with arrests for drunken driving and bad checks and a lance corporal in the Marine Corps reserves with arrests for assault, disorderly conduct, fleeing an officer and underage drinking. The Presidential Personnel Office (PPO) is little known outside political circles. But it has far-reaching influence as a gateway for the appointed officials who carry out the president’s policies and run federal agencies.)

 

LONGREADS

— Is Journalism a Form of Activism? It’s time to take another look at the definition of activism and where journalism fits in. – Danielle Tcholakian  (DIERSEM: All journalists should be required to disclose which party’s platform they promote – Republican, Democrat, Libertarian, or Green. I promote the Republican Party platform.)

https://longreads.com/2018/03/29/is-journalism-a-form-of-activism/

 

RECODE

— Facebook has released a more detailed plan to fight election interference for the 2018 midterms  More political ad oversight, less fake news. – Kurt Wagner

https://www.recode.net/2018/3/29/17177266/facebook-election-interference-midterm-2018-fake-news

March 30 Morning Edition

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— Who speaks for you? Who speaks for those who voted for Rauner/Sanguinetti? Who speaks for those who voted for Ives/Morthland? Who speaks for the Illinois Republican Party (IRP)? According to the City Club of Chicago  SEE: https://www.cityclub-chicago.org/event/2/1298/the-future-of-the-republican-party-in-illinois
, Pat Brady speaks for the 360,000 who voted for Rauner/Sanguinetti and Dan Proft speaks for the 340,000 who voted for Ives/Morthland. IRP Chairman Tim Schneider, IRP National Committeeman Richard Porter, and IRP National Committeewoman Demetra DeMonte speak for the IRP. Who speaks for those like me who support the traditional family, right to life, immigration, Second Amendment, and the rest of the planks in the IRP platform? – Dave Diersen
https://gopillinois.com

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Gov. Rauner expecting to add another title: Grandpa – Bill Lukitsch
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-bruce-rauner-grandfather-20180329-story.html
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: Robberies spike in the Loop, other downtown areas in 2018 – Jeremy Gorner (DIERSEN: Have you ever lived, worked, and/or took classes in Chicago? I lived in Chicago in 1971 and then 1974-1978. I worked in Chicago in 1971 and then 1973-1997. I took classes in Chicago 1966-1968, 1971-1983, and 1992-1997.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-met-chicago-violence-downtown-robberies-spike-20180328-story.html
— Marijuana-friendly states want meeting with Sessions – AP (DIERSEN: If you promote pot, you promote destruction.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-marijuana-friendly-states-sessions-meeting-20180330-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Conservatism goes AWOL in Washington – Mona Charen
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/conservatism-goes-awol-in-washington/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Return sales tax-collection overage to local agencies – Editorial
http://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20180329/editorial-return-sales-tax-collection-overage-to-local-agencies

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Pot promoters promote pot. If you promote pot, you promote destruction.
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20180330/OPINION/180339997
— Dear downstate Illinois: Please soak Chicago – THOMAS GEOGHEGAN
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20180329/OPINION/180329858/downstate-illinois-profits-from-chicago-with-a-progressive-income-tax

 

ALTON DAILY NEWS
— Rauner and the TRUST Act (DIERSEN: Republicans do not do anything that encourages people to come to America illegally, to stay in America illegally, or to bring others to America illegally.)
http://www.altondailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=262694#.Wr5BqsuKSM8

 

HERALD & REVIEW
— Now Trump is targeting the paper on which your news is printed. Here’s why that’s alarming. – Editorial (DIERSEN: I pay many thousands of dollars each year for home delivery of the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Herald, Naperville Sun, Wheaton Leader, USA Today, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Crain’s Chicago Business, etc.)
https://herald-review.com/news/opinion/our-view-now-trump-is-targeting-the-paper-on-which/article_da77200c-d51b-52b3-a314-b1231aab1c80.html

 

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRAT
— With the primary behind us, how often will we see Rauner and Pritzker downstate? – JOSEPH BUSTOS
http://www.bnd.com/latest-news/article207128804.html

 

DEKALB DAILY JOURNAL & NORTHWEST HERALD
— Concealed carry instructor and longtime firearm handler weigh in on gun control proposals – CHRISTOPHER HEIMERMAN
http://www.daily-chronicle.com/2018/03/29/concealed-carry-instructor-longtime-firearm-handler-weigh-in-on-gun-control-proposals/dr2oy0c/
http://www.nwherald.com/2018/03/29/concealed-carry-instructor-and-longtime-firearm-handler-weigh-in-on-gun-control-proposals/axqlm94/

 

SUBURBAN LIFE
— Wheaton names former councilman Richard Gerig ‘outstanding citizen’ 95-year-old continues to keep active at Windsor Park retirement community – ERIC SCHELKOPF
http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2018/03/27/wheaton-names-former-councilman-outstanding-citizen/au0tmxf/

 

NPR ILLINOIS
— Audit Dings Rauner Administration For Lost Property, Vacant Appointments – BRIAN MACKEY
http://nprillinois.org/post/audit-dings-rauner-administration-lost-property-vacant-appointments#stream/0

 

WGLT
— Rodney Davis Stands Firm For Second Amendment – CHARLIE SCHLENKER (DIERSEN: What do you stand firm for? I stand firm for a) all the planks in the Republican Party platform and in the Illinois Republican Party platform and b) the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling. My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes reject some, most, or all of the aforesaid.)
http://wglt.org/post/rodney-davis-stands-firm-second-amendment#stream/0

 

CHICAGO MAGAZINE
— Two Graphs Show Why the Chicago Area Is Losing Population Chicagoland’s been adding relatively high earners for the past decade—and while its poor and middle-class population leaves. – WHET MOSER
http://www.chicagomag.com/city-life/March-2018/Two-Graphs-Show-Why-the-Chicago-Area-Is-Losing-Population/

 

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— State Central Committeeman Races Gearing Up Bob Grogan Looking for Support in 6th Congressional District – Chris Yaeger
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2018/03/26/state-central-committeeman-races-gearing/

 

WILL COUNTY GAZETTE
— Batinick says Exelon bailout bill had many problems – Marian Johns
https://willcountygazette.com/stories/511373091-batinick-says-exelon-bailout-bill-had-many-problems

 

POLITICO ILLINOIS
— CASTEN RESPONDS (DIERSEN: Will Casten call for Roskam to increase the $10,000 SALT cap to $20,000 for married filing jointly? Government should encourage marriage and homeownership.)
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/illinois-playbook/2018/03/30/rahm-gives-deposition-in-police-shooting-case-chicagos-population-draining-while-high-earners-are-moving-in-casten-and-roskam-debate-parallel-tax-claims-261106
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Sean Casten, Democratic nominee for Congress challenging incumbent Peter Roskam in the 6th District, refuses to define Roskam’s claims this week involving a property tax deduction as “a success.” Roskam’s office received word from the U.S. Treasury Department that suggested Illinois taxpayer who filed before Jan. 1 can deduct their property taxes. Casten called a foul, asking, “Does Roskam think we’re going to forget that he was largely responsible for hitting us with this unfair tax hike in the first place?” He writes: “Hard-working homeowners throughout our district were counting on that property tax deduction, and Roskam sold them out in favor of the wealthy special interests that fund his campaign. Instead of writing self-serving letters to the Treasury Department, Roskam should try doing the job he was elected to do — working on behalf of the people who live right here in the 6th District.”)
— ROSKAM HITS BACK
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Also on Thursday, Roskam released a statement that blasted Casten for not saying whether he agrees or not with a tax plan proposed by Congressional Democrats if they win the majority in the midterm elections. Democrats are proposing a repeal of major pieces of President Trump’s tax reform legislation. Their plan would raise taxes on corporations and high-income households in order to pay for a $1 trillion infrastructure package. “The thousands of families who have received meaningful tax relief this year deserve to know whether Sean Casten fully supports his party’s efforts to raise tax rates and fully reinstate the Alternative Minimum Tax,” said Roskam for Congress spokesman Veronica Vera. “Now that his party has committed to increasing taxes on families and small businesses, Sean Casten has a responsibility to Sixth District voters to be honest about his intentions to raise their taxes.”)
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/illinois-playbook/2018/03/30/rahm-gives-deposition-in-police-shooting-case-chicagos-population-draining-while-high-earners-are-moving-in-casten-and-roskam-debate-parallel-tax-claims-261106

 

GOPUSA
— Ingraham apologizes; Hogg says not enough (DIERSEN: What applications have you made that were rejected? After 1974, my Democrat IRS superiors rejected all my applications for GS-13 positions. Between 1980 and 1985 and after 1988, my Democrat GAO superiors rejected all my applications to be assigned to audits of IRS. After 1986, my Democrat GAO superiors rejected all my applications for GS-14 positions.)
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=42614
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The backlash began earlier in the week, when Ingraham made fun of Hogg, who has been a vocal activist after the Feb. 14 shooting that claimed 17 lives, for being rejected from four universities in the University of California school system. She tweeted a story by the Daily Wire addressing the rejections, adding on Twitter, “David Hogg Rejected By Four Colleges To Which He Applied and whines about it. (Dinged by UCLA with a 4.1 GPA…totally predictable given acceptance rates.)” Hogg, who has a 4.2 GPA, was accepted by Florida Atlantic University, Cal Poly and Cal State San Marcos. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior was in the school when shooter Nikolas Cruz opened fire, killing 14 students and three faculty members.)

 

IMMIGRATION REFORM
— California Sheriff Rejects “Sanctuary” Law, Makes Information on Illegals Public – JOE GOMEZ (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba should do this immediately. Federal law trumps state law.)
https://immigrationreform.com/2018/03/27/california-sheriff-rejects-sanctuary-law-makes-information-illegals-public/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The Orange County Sheriff’s Department has announced that it will begin publishing a list of criminal aliens who are inmates in the county jail, as part of its existing “Who’s in Jail,” online database. The information made public will also include when criminal aliens are released from jail, a move that comes in direct retaliation to the state’s “sanctuary” laws which prohibit cooperation between police and federal immigration officials. “This is in response to SB-54 limiting our ability to communicate with federal authorities and our concern that criminals are being released to the street when there’s another avenue to safeguard the community by handing them over (to ICE for potential deportation),” Orange County Undersheriff Don Barnes said. California’s “sanctuary law” has recently encountered resistance to this dangerous policy from multiple communities in California. Most notably, the City Council in Los Alamitos voted last week on an ordinance to exempt the city from state law over concerns that it is unconstitutional. The Yorba Linda City Council agreed to file an amicus brief to a lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice against California. The Orange County Board of Supervisors are also expected to consider a range of possible actions against the state law as well. Open borders groups like the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) have been actively working to prevent cities in California from opposing the states “sanctuary” laws.)
— “Progressives” are Campaigning to Abolish Immigration Enforcement. Here’s What They Would Get – SPENCER RALEY
https://immigrationreform.com/2018/03/28/progressives-campaigning-abolish-immigration-enforcement-heres-get/

 

BREITBART
— Democrats Fear Illegal Aliens Losing Elected Representation After 2020 Census – JOHN BINDER (DIERSEN: Of course, Democrats what to fill all the states, counties, township/wards, municipalities, and precincts in America with illegals and then demand that elected officials “represent” those illegals.)
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/03/29/democrats-fear-illegal-aliens-losing-elected-representation-after-2020-census/

 

DAILY CALLER
— ‘Should We Be Able To Vote In Mexico?’ — Tucker Takes On Supporter Of Illegal Immigrants Voting In U.S. – Justin Caruso (DIERSEN: What if America illegally sent many millions of its citizens illegally into Mexico illegally? What if America illegally kept many millions of its citizens illegally in Mexico illegally? What if America illegally sent many mountains of illegal drugs illegally into Mexico illegally?)
http://dailycaller.com/2018/03/29/tucker-illegal-immigrant-vote/

 

LIFEZETTE NEWS
— Cabinet Member Allegedly Downplays Diversity, Meets with Adversity CNN controversy swirls as interior secretary continues to face blowback over statements that seemed to favor merit-based hiring – Michele Blood (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always a) opposed merit-based hiring, retention, and promotion and b) promoted patronage. Because I have always been a Republican, were it not for federal civil service protections, a) the Post Office would NOT have hired me in 1966 or let me work there for almost 3 years, b) IRS would NOT have hired me in 1971 or let me work there for almost 9 years, c) IRS would NOT have promoted me in 1972, 1973, or 1974, d) GAO would NOT have hired me in 1980 or let me work there for almost 18 years, and e) GAO would NOT have promoted me in 1986.)
https://www.lifezette.com/popzette/cabinet-member-allegedly-downplays-diversity-meets-with-adversity/

 

THE HILL
— GOP tax message hits a snag – NAOMI JAGODA AND NIV ELIS
http://thehill.com/policy/finance/380886-gop-tax-message-hits-a-snag?rnd=1522404325
— Trump prizes loyalty over experience in Cabinet – NIALL STANAGE (DIERSEN: Who demands blind loyalty? My critics/opponents demand blind loyalty. They have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. They have their operatives and their dupes destroy those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate.)
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/380953-the-memo-trump-prizes-loyalty-over-experience-in-cabinet

 

POLITICO
— Federal workers spill on life in Trump’s Washington From marital strife to high anxiety, civil servants reveal how the Trump administration has changed agency life. – ANDREW RESTUCCIA (DIERSEN: Do you know anyone who is or was a federal employee? I should write a book about the a) almost 3 years that I worked for the Democrats who ran the Park Forest Post office 1966-1969, b) almost 9 years that I worked for the Democrats who ran IRS in Chicago 1971-1980, and c) the almost 18 years that I worked for the Democrats who ran GAO in Chicago 1980-1997. When Republicans got elected, my Democrat superiors worked even harder to get rid of me.)
https://www.politico.com/story/2018/03/30/trump-washington-civil-servants-492347
(FROM THE ARTICLE: One Health and Human Services employee swore off online dating after potential suitors repeatedly got upset that he worked for the Trump administration. An Education Department fellow eagerly returned to teaching after listening to Betsy DeVos bash public schools. And one Environmental Protection Agency official said staffers are distraught at having to personally dismantle regulations they spent years crafting. This is Donald Trump’s government 14 months into his presidency. Interviews with nearly three dozen current and recently departed workers across the ideological spectrum and across the federal bureaucracy — from the State Department to the Interior Department — show that Trump’s presidency has fundamentally altered the lives of government workers in ways big and small. Trump’s frequent attacks on the “deep state” have engendered deep distrust between career and political employees, pushing many long-time civil servants toward the exits and raising the possibility of a government-wide brain drain. And while some workers, such as Border Patrol agents, are feeling newly empowered under Trump, morale at other agencies is so low that some employees said they were suffering from increased anxiety and depression that has complicated their personal relationships and even led to heavier drinking. Several career employees said they were keeping their heads down and ignoring possible avenues for promotions because they have little interest in being subjected to the political infighting that has taken hold in many agencies. “It’s the worst administration and I’ve dealt with all of them from Ronald Reagan all the way forward,” said Jeffrey David Cox, the national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, the country’s largest federal employee union. “The worst with morale of employees. The worst with constantly wanting to take away rights and benefits. And the worst in trying to starve the agencies of resources.”)

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Parkland Activist Got Some College Rejections. He’ll Major in ‘Changing the World’ – Audra D. S. Burch (DIERSEN: In retrospect, with benefit of hindsight, what would your undergraduate major have been? For me, it would have been accounting. I did not major in accounting because I thought I could never pass the CPA examination. However, almost 9 years after I graduated with a degree in management, I passed the CPA examination on my first attempt. I credit my having taken the Becker CPA review course, my taking graduate accounting courses at DePaul, my taking graduate business courses at Loyola, and my having worked for IRS for almost 8 years.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/29/us/parkland-students-college-admission.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Trump’s pick to head veterans department faces skepticism over his experience – Lisa Rein, Seung Min Kim, Emily Wax-Thibodeaux and Josh Dawsey (DIERSEN: What work experience do you have? I worked for the federal government 1966-1969 and 1971-1997. My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always viciously demonized, viciously denigrated, and viciously condemned the work experience that I gained working for the Post Office 1966-1969, for IRS 1971-1980, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 levels, currently $81,071-$91,880, and for GAO 1980-1997, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $96,403-$125,325. What opinion do those who dominate your municipality, your township/ward, your county, and Illinois have of the work experience that you have? Based on their words and their actions, those who dominate Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois have an extremely low opinion of the work experience that I have.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trumps-pick-to-head-veterans-department-faces-skepticism-over-his-experience/2018/03/29/b2677c4e-335d-11e8-94fa-32d48460b955_story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats crow over their success in using people as their operatives and as their dupes.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/03/30/even-before-the-march-for-our-lives-protests-against-gun-violence-multiplied-in-february/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— John Bolton to Exit Politics Ahead of White House Job Future national security adviser must end political groups that bear his name, leave conservative nonprofit chairmanship, officials say – Julie Bykowicz (DIERSEN: If I had been active in Republican politics while I attended Crete-Monee High School 1962-1966, the Post Office would NOT have hired me in 1966. If I had been active in Republican politics while I attended UIC 1966-1968 or NIU 1969-1970, IRS would NOT have hired me in 1971. If I had been active in Republican politics while I attended Loyola 1972-1976 or DePaul 1976-1980, GAO would NOT have hired me in 1980.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/john-bolton-to-exit-politics-ahead-of-white-house-job-1522407600

 

FORBES
— From Diversity To Inclusion: Three Strategies To Become An Employer Of Choice – Stacey Gordon (DIERSEN: To attract and retain Democrats, minorities, females, younger people, and veterans, GAO could stress how it treats its employees who share my demographics, that is, how it wastes the careers of and gets rid of its employees who are Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who GAO does not promote to GS-13 (currently $96,403) by age 25, to GS-14 (currently $113,920) by age 30, to GS-15 (currently $134,000) by age 35, and to Senior Executive Service (currently $164,200) by age 40.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2018/03/29/from-diversity-to-inclusion-three-strategies-to-become-an-employer-of-choice/#312187cc2d08

 

EAST COUNTY TODAY
— John Cox Praises Orange County Supervisors for Courageously Standing up to Attorney General Xavier Becerra (DIERSEN: Do those who run your county oppose sanctuary state policies?)
http://eastcountytoday.net/john-cox-praises-orange-county-supervisors-for-courageously-standing-up-to-attorney-general-xavier-becerra/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: California – Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox praised the Orange County Board of Supervisors’ for supporting the rule of law and opposing Governor Jerry Brown and Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom’s devastating Sanctuary State policy. “I applaud the Orange County Supervisors who have courageously stood up to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra illegal actions,” said Cox. “They have made clear their intent to obey federal immigration law and uphold their oaths to the Constitution”. “I am thrilled to see communities like Escondido in my home county of San Diego and our San Diego County Board of Supervisors potentially following suit,” Cox said.)

 

NEW YORK MAGAZINE
— The Final Surrender of Anti-Trump Conservatism – Jonathan Chait
http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/03/the-final-surrender-of-anti-trump-conservatism.html

 

GOVERNING
— Can Democrats Flip Crucial Governors’ Seats? In the 36 gubernatorial races this fall, all but 10 of the states are currently led by Republicans. – LOUIS JACOBSON
http://www.governing.com/topics/politics/gov-2018-governors-races-republicans-election.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) Even before the March 20 primary, Rauner was vulnerable, thanks in part to an ongoing battle with the Democratic-controlled legislature, which kept the state without a full budget for more than two years, as well as from a conservative backlash over his decision to sign a bill providing state funding for abortions for low-income women. On primary day, he barely edged out socially conservative challenger Jeanne Ives. Meanwhile, J.B. Pritzker, a multibillionaire and the brother of the former Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, easily defeated Chris Kennedy, a businessman and the son of Robert F. Kennedy, and progressive state Sen. Daniel Biss. The contest between Rauner and Pritzker is expected to get ugly, as Rauner has already been spending money on TV ads attacking Pritzker, linking him to impeached and jailed former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. But in a Democratic state in a Democratic year and with an unpopular Republican governor who has lost faith on the right, this is Pritzker’s race to lose.)

March 29 Evening Edition

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— The Illinois Republican Party (IRP) State Central Committee (SCC) governs the IRP. Every 4 years, at IRP county party conventions, one IRP SCC member for each of Illinois’ 18 congressional districts is elected for 4 year terms. All votes taken by the IRP SCC are by weighted vote. Weighted vote is determined by the number of Republican primary ballots that were cast statewide divided by the number of Republican primary ballots that were cast in each of the 18 congressional districts. Who are the applicants for each of the 18 IRP SCC positions? What are their backgrounds and qualifications? Why are they running? Exactly what do they promise to do if elected? Applications were due by 5:00 PM, Monday, March 26, 2018. SEE: https://illinois.gop/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2018-SCC-Application.pdf IRP SCC members will be elected at April 18, 2018 IRP county party conventions. What weighted vote will each of those IRP SCC members have? Every 4 years, each IRP SCC member appoints a member of the IRP State Convention Platform and Resolutions Committee. I have already asked Bob Grogan, an announced candidate for the IRP SCC 6th Congressional District position, to appoint me to the 2020 IRP State Convention Platform and Resolutions Committee, like Ron Smith appointed me in 2008. – Dave Diersen
https://gopillinois.com

 

MDJ ONLINE
— Indiana GOP asking Hoosier Republicans to submit party platform suggestions – Dan Carden (DIERSEN: Outstandingly, in 2008, Illinois Republican Party (IRP) State Central Committee member Ron Smith appointed me to IRP’s State Convention Platform and Resolutions Committee. Very few changes to IRP’s 2008 platform were made at IRP’s 2012 and 2016 State Conventions.)
http://www.mdjonline.com/neighbor_newspapers/extra/news/indiana-gop-asking-hoosier-republicans-to-submit-party-platform-suggestions/article_26fe543d-ecf2-5c28-8353-41c442d57aaf.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The Indiana Republican Party is seeking suggestions about what it should stand for and what it should oppose, as GOP leaders work to craft a platform for delegates to consider adopting in June at the party’s biennial state convention. The Indiana GOP Platform Committee next month is holding three public hearings for Hoosier Republicans to recommend positions, policies and programs for the 2018 party platform. The hearing happening closest to Northwest Indiana is set for 6 p.m., Eastern time, April 12 at the St. Joseph County Republican Headquarters, 4133 S. Main St., South Bend. Additional hearings are scheduled for the same time April 4 at Greenwood City Hall and April 16 at Jeffersonville Township Public Library. Individuals can reserve a spot to testify during a hearing, or submit written platform suggestions without appearing by emailing [email protected]. “We’re the party of proven leadership and the party that’s delivering real solutions to Indiana’s biggest challenges,” said Kyle Hupfer, Indiana GOP chairman. “Our party platform and these hearings unite us as Republicans, bringing us all together under a set of people-focused principles that are making life better for all Hoosiers.” In addition to adopting a platform, Republican delegates to this year’s state convention in Evansville will nominate the party’s general election candidates for secretary of state, state auditor and state treasurer.)

 

ABC7
— Laura Ingraham dropped by some advertisers after David Hogg, Parkland comments – AP
http://abc7chicago.com/laura-ingraham-dropped-by-some-advertisers-after-parkland-comments/3279627/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Ingraham apologized Thursday on Twitter, saying, “On reflection, in the spirit of Holy Week, I apologize for any upset or hurt my tweet caused him or any of the brave victims of Parkland.” Ingraham tweeted that she thought she was the first to feature Hogg on her show after the shooting and added, “he’s welcome to come on my show anytime for a productive discussion.” Hogg tweeted later Thursday that an apology to save advertisers wasn’t enough and that he’d only accept Ingraham’s apology if she denounced the way Fox News has treated his friends. “It’s time to love thy neighbor, not mudsling at children,” Hogg wrote.)

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Robots working alongside humans in Amazon’s Monee warehouse — a first for the e-commerce giant in Illinois – Lauren Zumbach
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-amazon-robotics-monee-warehouse-jobs-20180329-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats encourage people to come to America illegally, to stay in America illegally, and to bring others to America illegally.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-census-citizenship-question-trump-20180328-story.html
— 44 Naperville teens score perfect 36 on ACT
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/news/ct-nvs-203-204-act-perfect-score-st-0328-20180327-story.html
— Police chiefs, lawmaker say preschool funding leads to less crime – Ted Slowik (DIERSEN: Did your parents send you to kindergarten? My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted that I have always had an unfair advantage in life because my parents sent me to kindergarten at Trinity Lutheran Grade School in Crete.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/opinion/ct-sta-slowik-preschool-cuts-st-0330-20180329-story.html
— Rep. Litesa Wallace said aide who reported harassment was fired for credit card misuse, didn’t mention police had cleared her – Christy Gutowski, Ray Long and Stacy St. Clair
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-met-litesa-wallace-employee-20180328-story.html
— Synthetic pot warning issued after 22 people in Illinois report bleeding from eyes, ears – Kate Thayer
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-met-fake-weed-synthetic-cannabis-warning-20180329-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Emanuel encourages people to come to America illegally, to stay in America illegally, and to bring others to America illegally.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/emanuel-trump-stepped-back-from-the-american-dream-so-cities-must-step-up/
— Armed security officers are on the rise in U.S. schools: study – AP
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/schools-armed-security-officers-rise-guns-teachers-education/
— Plot thickens in sewage treatment race: Rauner pick could trigger court fight – Alexandra Arriaga
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/plot-thickens-in-sewage-treatment-race-rauner-pick-could-trigger-court-fight/
— Raoul counting on census citizenship flap to help define attorney general race – Mark Brown
https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/raoul-counting-on-census-citizenship-flap-to-help-define-attorney-general-race/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats use Dreamers to demonize, denigrate, and condemn Republicans.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/chicago-dreamer-to-sen-durbin-we-are-tired-and-we-are-lost/

 

DAILY HERALD
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON ILLINOIS, ON COOK COUNTY, AND ON CHICAGO TIGHTENS: More people using homeless shelters in DuPage – Robert Sanchez (DIERSEN: Democrats always blame homelessness on Republicans.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180329/report-more-people-using-homeless-shelters-in-dupage

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Rauner says state will find money for state worker step increases – Doug Finke (DIERSEN: I got many step increases while I worked for the federal government 1966-1969 and 1971-1997. Step increases recognize the work experience that you gain. My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always viciously demonized, viciously denigrated, and viciously condemned the work experience that I gained working for the Post Office 1966-1969, for IRS 1971-1980, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 levels, currently $81,071-$91,880, and for GAO 1980-1997, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $96,403-$125,325. What opinion does Rauner and his supporters have of the work experience that you have? Based on their words and their actions, Rauner and his supporters have an extremely low opinion of the work experience that I have.)
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20180329/rauner-says-state-will-find-money-for-state-worker-step-increases
— Redistricting advocates lobbying Illinois lawmakers – AP
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20180329/redistricting-advocates-lobbying-illinois-lawmakers
— Rauner supports new capital bill, but vague on how to pay for it – Brenden Moore
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20180329/rauner-supports-new-capital-bill-but-vague-on-how-to-pay-for-it

 

SOUTHERN
— Different pay-equity measures competing in Illinois Senate and House – AP (DIERSEN: The Illinois Equal Pay Act requires men and women to be paid the same for similar work. If I had not been denied my 7th Amendment rights in Diersen v. GAO, I would have provided a jury with many examples in which GAO paid its female employees not only more for the same work, but more for lesser work, including one example in which GAO paid one of my subordinates who was a female, a minority, and a veteran more than it paid me. She had less job-related work experience, less job-related education, no professional certifications, and no professional licenses. I had almost 18 years experience working for GAO, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $96,403-$125,325; almost 9 years experience working for IRS, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 levels, currently $81,071-$91,880; three job-related master’s degrees; six job-related professional certifications, and a job-related professional license.)
http://thesouthern.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/different-pay-equity-measures-competing-in-illinois-senate-and-house/article_578fec99-6481-5f74-a4f0-ae9e9c81ee88.html

 

CHILLICOTH TIMES BULLETIN
— 14 months and no federal prosecutor here? U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood says he’s ‘very frustrated’ – Chris Kaergard
http://www.chillicothetimesbulletin.com/news/20180329/14-months-and-no-federal-prosecutor-here-us-rep-darin-lahood-says-hes-very-frustrated

 

DUPAGE COUNTY
— Employment Opportunity: 18th Judicial Circuit Court Title: Associate Judge
http://www.dupageco.org/Courts/Docs/57184/

 

PRAIRIE STATE WIRE
— Illinois Rising – Is there a choice for conservative between Rauner and Pritzker
https://prairiestatewire.com/stories/511372263-il-rising-is-there-a-choice-for-conservative-between-rauner-and-pritzker

 

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— Court Orders NIU to pay $56,878 for Open Meeting Lawsuit stating “defendant must play by the rules” – JOHN KRAFT
http://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2018/03/court-orders-niu-to-pay-56878-for-open-meeting-lawsuit-stating-defendant-must-play-by-the-rules/

 

BREITBART
— ‘Enough Is Enough’: Nearly 400 Sheriffs Demand Congress Reduce Immigration, Criminalize Sanctuary Cities – JOHN BINDER (DIERSEN: Hopefully, DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba is one of these nearly 400.)
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/03/29/enough-nearly-400-sheriffs-demand-congress-reduce-immigration-criminalize-sanctuary-cities/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Sheriff Hodgson is requesting Congress pass Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s (R-VA) “Securing America’s Future Act,” which would: Authorize full construction of a border wall Mandate E-Verify to keep illegal aliens from taking American jobs Reduce overall legal immigration to the U.S. to raise the wages of American workers For pro-American immigration reformers, for months, the Goodlatte plan has been considered the best option for the Republicans in Congress to help Trump fulfill his immigration promises. Though the plan would allow a small group of illegal aliens to stay in the U.S., the amnesty would be offset with immediate reductions in legal immigration, whereas the country currently admits more than one million legal immigrants every year.)

 

GOPUSA
— Romney: I’m ‘more of a hawk on immigration’ than Trump
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=42437
— Democrats do indeed want to repeal Second Amendment
http://www.gopusa.com/democrats-do-indeed-want-to-repeal-second-amendment/
— Left’s derangement raises the stakes for midterm fight
http://www.gopusa.com/lefts-derangement-raises-the-stakes-for-midterm-fight/

 

CNN
— Women seize on their past abuse to fuel political ambition – Kyung Lah and Alberto Moya
https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/29/politics/me-too-candidates/index.html

 

NBC NEWS
— Why pick a party? Poll says dislike of the other side plays a big role (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, to be a Democrat is to be anti-Trump supporters, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.nbcnews.com/card/why-pick-party-poll-says-dislike-other-side-plays-big-n861166

 

FEDERAL NEWS RADIO
— Members of Congress want GAO to investigate reassignments at the Interior Department – Eric White (DIERSEN: GAO audits IRS. I had worked for IRS for almost 9 years when I transferred from IRS to GAO in 1980. While I worked for GAO for almost 18 years, my Democrat GAO superiors refused to assign me to audits of IRS except for 3 years 1986-1988. If I had been a Democrat, minority, female, and/or veteran, they would not have done that.)
https://federalnewsradio.com/federal-newscast/2018/03/members-of-congress-want-gao-to-investigate-reassignments-at-the-interior-department/

March 29 Morning Edition

CBS2
— Chicago area teachers receive gun training, free of charge
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/local/chicago-area-teachers-taking-conceal-carry-classes-free-of-charge

 

NBC5
— Pritzker Downsizes Campaign Staff After Primary Victory – Mary Ann Ahern
https://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/pritzker-downsizes-campaign-staff-478182113.html
— Woman Carjacked Outside Oakbrook Center Mall
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/oakbrook-center-mall-carjacking-478245233.html

 

ABC7
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats use Miguel Perez to argue that U.S. citizenship should be easier to get for those who were brought to America illegally and/or who served in the military.
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/deported-veteran-miguel-perez-jr-describes-ordeal/3275003/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Trump sending state senator Kyle McCarter to Kenya – Monique Garcia
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-cook-county-arroyo-preckwinkle-berrios-20180329-story.html
— Roskam says feds OK property tax early birds
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-cook-county-arroyo-preckwinkle-berrios-20180329-story.html
— Emanuel wants signs about smoking dangers posted outside tobacco stores – John Byrne
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-met-rahm-emanuel-anti-tobacco-signs-20180327-story.html
— Clout of young voters uncertain; A real force or a fad? – AP
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-bc-us–youth-vote-midterms-20180327-story.html
— Joe Biden regrets talking about fighting Trump – AP
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-bc-us–trump-biden-20180329-story.html
— Leaving Illinois won’t be an easy choice — but it might be the only one. – Steve Bail, Lake Forest (DIERSEN: Who wants you to leave Illinois? I should write a book about those who want me to leave Illinois. They a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and/or the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, c) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, d) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, and/or e) are operatives or dupes for the aforesaid and/or they are anti-Trump supporters, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/letters/ct-cps-pension-leave-illinois-home-value-20180328-story.html
— Facebook to simplify user privacy settings – Elizabeth Dwoskin (DIERSEN: If you want privacy, government and politics is not for you.)
https://www.pressreader.com/usa/chicago-tribune/20180329/281904478730743
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Evangelical says “Evangelical support of Trump has helped pornography enter the cultural mainstream.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-perspec-evangelicals-pornography-trump-stormy-daniels-0329-20180327-story.html
— Yes, white ‘privilege’ is still the problem – Dahleen Glanton (DIERSEN: In 1971, when I was 22 years old, Oldsmobile withdrew a job offer that I had accepted saying that Oldsmobile had just agreed to stop hiring Whites to settle an EEOC complaint. All during the almost 30 years that I worked for the federal government, my superiors were under tremendous pressure from Democrat politicians to hire, to retain, and to promote Democrats, and especially Democrats who were minority, female, and/or younger. If you are a non-veteran White male federal employee, the federal government wastes your career and gets rid of you if you do not make GS-13 (currently $96,403) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $113,920) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $134,000) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $164,200) by age 40.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/glanton/ct-met-white-privilege-dahleen-glanton-20180328-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Political consultant Alaina Hampton wants inspector general, Ethics Board to look at Ald. Quinn – Fran Spielman
https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/political-consultant-demands-ig-ethics-board-investigation-of-ald-quinn/
— In campaigns, women highlight gender in pitch to voters – AP (DIERSEN: What if candidates highlighted in their campaigns that they a) could and would defend and advance all the planks in the Republican Party platform if elected, including the traditional family, right to life, immigration, and Second Amendment planks, b) are Republican, c) are conservative, d) are male, e) are White, f) are older, g) are German-American, h) are Protestant, i) are wealthy, j) are gun owners, k) have ancestors who have been in America for a long time, l) are former union members, m) are retired federal employees, and/or n) are American nameplate car owners?)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/in-campaigns-women-highlight-gender-in-pitch-to-voters/
— Melania, as a role model for women, should leave the jerk – S. E. Cupp (DIERSEN: Did/would Cupp say that about Hillary.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/melania-as-a-role-model-for-women-should-leave-the-jerk/
— McDonald’s expands worker tuition benefits, citing tax law – AP (DIERSEN: While I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years, its tuition benefits were either nonexistent or token. My superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates used that to justify their not taking job-related courses. I earned a job-related bachelor’s degree when I was 21 in 1970 and job-related master’s degrees when I was 27, 31, and 48. Beyond outrageously, my Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates hinted/implied/argued/shouted that the undergraduate and graduate courses that I took a) were not job-related, b) did not help me carry out my job duties, c) were taken by me to get a job in the private sector, and d) were a distraction. They would not have done that if I had been a Democrat, a minority, a female, or a veteran.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/mcdonalds-expands-worker-tuition-benefits-citing-tax-law/

 

DAILY HERALD
— McSweeney proposes gun seizure, tougher sentencing legislation – Chacour Koop
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180329/mcsweeney-proposes-gun-seizure-tougher-sentencing-legislation
— Facebook revamps privacy settings menu in response to outcry – Gerrit De Vynck (DIERSEN: Government is nasty. Politics is nasty. If you want privacy for yourself, you should not seek or hold any kind of government or political office. If you have ever done anything that subjects you to blackmail or to prosecution, you should not seek or hold any kind of government or political office. In government and in politics, your critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes will find out everything about you, including everything that you did or did not do, and then use that information to destroy you.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/business/20180327/facebook-revamps-privacy-settings-menu-in-response-to-outcry
— Split vote as DuPage approves spending for tourism bureau – Robert Sanchez
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180328/split-vote-as-dupage-approves-spending-for-tourism-bureau
— This time, we can hold lawmakers accountable on ‘fair maps’ – Editorial
http://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20180328/editoria-this-time-we-can-hold-lawmakers-accountable-on-fair-maps
— Time for more towns to join Tobacco 21 movement – Editorial
http://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20180326/editorial-time-for-more-towns-to-join-tobacco-21-movement

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Walmart pulls Cosmopolitan from checkout aisles after pressure from anti-porn group – Amy B. Wang
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20180328/walmart-pulls-cosmopolitan-from-checkout-aisles-after-pressure-from-anti-porn-group
— Davis says he sees many people, but has no open town hall plans – Bernard Schoenburg
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20180328/bernard-schoenburg-davis-says-he-sees-many-people-but-has-no-open-town-hall-plans

 

QUAD CITIES ONLINE
— Much riding on rollout of Illinois Automatic Voter Registration – Editorial (DIERSEN: Why don’t registered voters vote? Of the 504 registered voters in my precinct, 301 (60%) did not vote in the March 20, 2018 primary election. At least 20 of those 301 no longer live in the precinct.)
http://qconline.com/opinion/editorial/editorial-much-riding-on-rollout-of-illinois-avr/article_5f446f21-efcd-5a31-9e01-4ca5f2baf630.html

 

STATELINE
— Sen. Syverson pushing legislation to stop robo-calls
http://www.mystateline.com/news/sen-syverson-pushing-legislation-to-stop-robo-calls/1085829649

 

SOUTHERN
— Illinois public health official warns against fake weed after users suffer severe bleeding
http://thesouthern.com/news/local/state-and-regional/illinois-department-of-public-health-issues-warning-about-synthetic-cannabinoids/article_81ec1944-8807-5e77-98b1-85d0ae701812.html

 

BEVERLY REVIEW
— Voters in 19th Ward support Pritzker, Ives – Kyle Garmes
http://www.beverlyreview.net/news/community_news/article_0ac9894c-31cc-11e8-a4be-cf4ee547eb67.html

 

PEORIA PUBLIC RADIO
— U of I Sues For Depiction Of Chief + ‘Make Illinois Great Again’ – RACHEL OTWELL
http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/u-i-sues-depiction-chief-make-illinois-great-again#stream/0

 

DAILY ILLINI
— University outreach program addresses student veteran challenges – GEORGE VASSILATOS (DIERSEN: Are you a veteran? I am not. If I sought any kind of government or political office, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes would stress that I am not a veteran, and far worse, I sought and obtained student draft deferments 1966-1970 and a financial hardship draft deferment 1970-1971.)
https://dailyillini.com/news/2018/03/29/university-outreach-program-addresses-student-veteran-challenges/

 

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— OEIG responded to ethics complaint on Illinois Governor Rauner – KIRK ALLEN
http://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2018/03/oeig-responded-to-ethics-complaint-on-illinois-governor-rauner/

 

AMERICANS FOR TRUTH ABOUT HOMOSEXUALITY
— Homosexuality Has Become Holy Grail to the Left — LaBarbera on HBO’s John Oliver’s Bunny Book Attack on Pence – Peter LaBarbera
https://americansfortruth.com/2018/03/28/homosexuality-has-become-holy-grail-to-the-left-labarbera-on-hbos-john-olivers-bunny-book-attack-on-pence/

 

GOPUSA
— U.S. facing ‘epidemic of fatherlessness’
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=42551

 

BREITBART
— Review: ‘What’s Up, Deplorable?’ Roseanne Barr’s Rebooted Sitcom Embraces Trump’s America – REBECCA MANSOUR
http://www.breitbart.com/big-hollywood/2018/03/28/review-whats-up-deplorable-roseanne-barrs-rebooted-sitcom-embraces-trumps-america/

 

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— California Dem Candidate Inflated Resume to Portray Herself as State Dept. ‘Policy Maker’ – Cameron Cawthorne (DIERSEN: QUESTION: Who should pay the price of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion? ANSWER: Only those who have parents, grandparents, great grandparents, etc. who were policy makers. My parents, grandparents, great grandparents, etc. were NOT policy makers.)
http://freebeacon.com/politics/california-dem-candidate-inflated-resume-portray-herself-state-dept-policy-maker/

 

NBC NEWS
— Trump called Roseanne Barr to congratulate her on show reboot Barr plays a Trump supporter on the revival of “Roseanne,” which returned to the air this week. – Adam Edelman
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/trump-called-roseanne-barr-congratulate-her-show-reboot-n861061

 

CNBC
— Democrats’ perception of Walmart shifts from negative to positive – Tamanna Desai
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/28/democrats-perception-of-walmart-shifts-from-negative-to-positive.html

 

YAHOO NEWS
— Democrats setting aside differences as U.S. elections approach – Ivan Couronne (DIERSEN: In Illinois, will Republicans put aside differences to defeat the Democrats in November? Will those Republicans who won in the primary, but who reject the traditional family, right to life, immigration, and other planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform reach out to Republicans who lost in the primary, but support those planks?)
https://www.yahoo.com/news/democrats-setting-aside-differences-us-elections-approach-160625500.html

 

USA TODAY
— Blame political operatives, not social media for privacy breaches – Edward Stringham
https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2018/03/28/facebook-cambridge-analytica-editorials-debates/33374103/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Why Are States So Strapped for Cash? There Are Two Big Reasons The proportion of state and local tax revenues dedicated to Medicaid and public pensions is the highest since the 1960s – Cezary Podkul and Heather Gillers
https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-are-states-so-strapped-for-cash-there-are-two-big-reasons-1522255521
— The IRS Is Auditing a Lot Fewer Americans Percentage of individual tax audits falls to lowest level since 2002 – Laura Saunders
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-irs-is-auditing-a-lot-fewer-americans-1522315800
— In Many States, Students at Public Universities Foot Biggest Part of the Bill State funding cuts mean students in a majority of states are paying more in tuition than the government does – Douglas Belkin
https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-many-states-students-at-public-universities-foot-biggest-part-of-the-bill-1522315802

 

FORBES
— As Trump And Congress Fail Dreamers, Canada Might Be An Option For Some – Andy J. Semotiuk
https://www.forbes.com/sites/andyjsemotiuk/2018/03/28/daca-dreamers-stress-while-trump-and-congress-fail-them/#24919040c6d3

 

KIPLINGER
— The Financial Pros and Cons of Getting Married Later in Life When you start a relationship later in life, does it make sense to marry or move in together? Answer: It’s complicated. – SANDRA BLOCK (DIERSEN: My wife and I have been paying the marriage penalty big time since we got married in 1978. Government should encourage marriage and homeownership. Roskam should increase the $10,000 SALT cap to $20,000 for married filing jointly.)
https://www.kiplinger.com/article/retirement/T065-C000-S002-pros-and-cons-of-getting-married-later-in-life.html

 

KIII TV
— New York is first of high-tax states ready to do end-around Trump code N.Y. readies 1st end-around of Trump tax code – Joseph Spector and Jon Campbell (DIERSEN: Government should encourage marriage and homeownership. Roskam should increase the $10,000 SALT cap to $20,000 for married filing jointly.)
http://www.kiiitv.com/article/news/nation-now/new-york-is-first-of-high-tax-states-ready-to-do-end-around-trump-code/465-7b8b676d-aacb-45d8-8600-a8627b642377

 

FORT WAYNE BUSINESS WEEKLY
— Researchers call for action against fake news – Doug LeDuc (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all news is fake except for the news that they put out or bless.)
http://www.fwbusiness.com/columns/technology/article_9f542775-5d7f-5bfc-9056-1642e597596a.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: A professor at Indiana University’s School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering co-authored an essay for the journal “Science” calling for a coordinated investigation into the forces behind fake news. Filippo Menczer is a member of IU’s Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research. His co-authors for the paper included researchers at high-profile organizations such as Microsoft, Harvard, MIT and Yale. They said companies with platforms used by massive audiences to produce and consume information, such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, have an “ethical and social responsibility transcending market forces” to contribute to scientific research on fake news. The paper was published in the academic journal a little more than a week after 13 Russians were indicted for involvement in a “troll farm” operation that spread false information connected with the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Menczer is founder of the IU Observatory on Social Media, which provides tools for identifying automated social media accounts and analyzing how misinformation spreads across social networks. Estimates in the paper put the number of automated “bots” at 60 million on Facebook and up to 48 million on Twitter. The Twitter estimate was based on a study Menczer and colleagues had conducted recently. “The spreaders of fake news are using increasingly sophisticated methods,” Menczer said in a statement about the essay. “If we don’t have enough quantifiable information about the problem, we’ll never be able to design interventions that work. This paper is really a call to groups across the globe – academics, journalists and private industry – to work together to attack this problem.” The paper proposes changes to algorithms the authors say increasingly control online access to information as well as high school courses designed to help students recognize illegitimate news sources. “The challenge is there are so many vulnerabilities we don’t yet understand and so many different pieces that can break or be gamed or manipulated when it comes to fake news,” Menczer said. “It’s such a complex problem that it must be attacked from every angle.” “What we want to convey most is that fake news is a real problem, it’s a tough problem, and it’s a problem that requires serious research to solve.”)

ATLANTIC
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON CHICAGO TIGHTENS: Chicago’s Awful Divide Americans are flocking to big cities to find good jobs—opportunities that remain disproportionately out of reach for the poorest residents already living there. – ALANA SEMUELS (DIERSEN: Have you worked in Chicago? I worked for IRS in Chicago in 1971 and then 1973-1980. I worked for GAO in Chicago 1980-1997.)
https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2018/03/chicago-segregation-poverty/556649/

 

CHRON
— Qualifications for Political Strategists – Michael Mageean
http://work.chron.com/qualifications-political-strategists-23250.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: A political strategist, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, is a senior political consultant who designs and directs election campaigns for politicians. Most employers require a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, English or business or even a master’s degree. But at a strategist’s level you’ll need qualifications gained from at least 10 years delivering results in the field in areas like managing the media and fundraising during campaigns. Strategic Thinker A senior consultant needs to be a strategic thinker to effectively solve problems based on past experience using analogical reasoning. Other approaches like deductive reasoning or simple trial and error might not be possible in a fast-moving electoral contest where the story is changing by the hour. This is why a strategist needs a voluminous knowledge of previous elections. Media Master A political strategist will have to be a master at handling the media in order to get his message out to the electorate. Using the media is about timing and presentation. He needs to know how journalists think and how a newsroom schedule works. An election strategist must also be proficient in organizing events like fundraising dinners. These provide campaign funds and are also media events where the candidate delivers speeches and sound bites for broadcast. Master of the Political Message A political strategist has to have a whole communications package to electrify voters. The strategist needs to create a persona and media image for his client that appeals to as many voters as possible. Once he’s crafted the image he’ll have to stage photo opportunities and media events so he can display it to the electorate. A strategist needs to work with the candidate on speeches and answers to questions so the right message will be communicated on the campaign trail and in front of the TV cameras. Extensive and High-Quality Contacts Success comes and goes for a senior political consultant, but what he has to consistently maintain is a high-quality network of contacts. If he has these he will always be in demand because he can secure funding for his clients and introductions to powerful patrons and backers. He is a gatekeeper to powerful supporters and must also act as a cogent persuader to convince them to get behind his client.)

 

STUDY
— Become a Political Consultant: Step-by-Step Career Guide
https://study.com/articles/Become_a_Political_Consultant_Step-by-Step_Career_Guide.html

(FROM THE ARTICLE: Political consultants work on election campaigns for political candidates. They may help candidates develop media strategies, explain their platforms to the public, create advertisements, respond to opponents or engage in fundraising. Other consultants may work in research or polling. In the former type of job, they investigate the major issues in a campaign or a candidate’s opponent, while in the latter they ask the public how they feel about a candidate. This information can then be used to develop a candidate’s election campaign strategy. Some of these consultants’ job tasks overlap with those of political scientists, who are similar to consultants. Political consultants work full-time, though they often put in overtime hours to meet deadlines or deal with crises. The job can be stressful, but it pays a salary that is much higher than the national average. Though there is strong competition for these jobs, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the field will grow at a faster-than-average rate over the coming decade.)

March 28 Evening Editiion

ABC7
— 2020 census citizenship question sparks concerns, Illinois will sign onto lawsuit – Mark Rivera (DIERSEN: How many illegals live in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, in Illinois, and in America? Democrats shout at illegals that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/2020-census-citizenship-question-sparks-concerns-lawsuit/3274684/

 

CBS2
— Citizenship Questions On Census May Hurt Illinois Count (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats encourage people to come to America illegally, to stay in America illegally, and to bring others to America illegally.)
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2018/03/28/illinois-census-impact-citizenship/

 

WGN TV
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Illinois Democrats joining fight against citizenship question on U.S. Census (DIERSEN: How many illegals live in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, in Illinois, and in America? Democrats shout at illegals that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
http://wgntv.com/2018/03/28/illinois-joining-fight-against-citizenship-question-on-us-census/

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Trump nominates Downstate state senator Kyle McCarter to be ambassador to Kenya – Tina Sfondeles
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/trump-nominates-downstate-state-senator-to-be-ambassador-to-kenya/
— Illinois taxpayers who prepaid property taxes can take IRS deduction – Lynn Sweet
https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/illinois-taxpayers-who-prepaid-property-taxes-can-take-irs-deduction/
— Trump: Second Amendment won’t be repealed – AP
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/trump-says-second-amendment-wont-be-repealed/
— Young anti-gun demagogues copy their elders – Jacob Sullum
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/young-anti-gun-demagogues-copy-their-elders/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— The federal government’s spending bill speeds us toward national bankruptcy – Steve Chapman
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chapman/ct-perspec-chapman-spending-bill-national-bankruptcy-20180329-story.html
— Incidents of sexual harassment, assault high at music festivals, new survey reveals – Jessi Roti
http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/ct-life-music-festivals-sexual-assaults-0328-story.html
— “The governor is clearly lying to the people of Illinois” – Tom Cullerton
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/glen-ellyn/community/chi-ugc-article-tom-cullerton-the-governor-is-clearly-lying-2018-03-28-story.html
— Retired Justice Stevens puts Democrats on a pin with call to repeal Second Amendment – John Kass
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/kass/ct-met-second-amendment-kass-0329-story.html
— NRA host says Justice Stevens’ call to repeal Second Amendment is a ‘disgrace to America’ – Marwa Eltagouri
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-john-paul-stevens-nra-second-amendment-20180328-story.html
— Some officials still fighting for Aurora Election Commission – Steve Lord
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/news/ct-abn-aurora-commission-st-0329-20180328-story.html

 

DAILY HERALD
— Treasury declares prepaid property taxes are deductible – Jake Griffin
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180328/treasury-declares-prepaid-property-taxes-are-deductible
— One week after surviving primary, Democrat John Basco drops out of DuPage County Board race – Robert Sanchez
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180328/one-week-after-surviving-primary-democrat-drops-out-of-dupage-county-board-race
— Hearings planned ahead of automatic voter registration – AP
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20180328/news/303289969/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Chicago-area property tax prepayers are safe from the IRS, Roskam says – GREG HINZ
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20180328/BLOGS02/180329864/chicago-area-property-tax-prepayers-are-safe-from-the-irs-roskam-says

 

WTTW
— 2020 Census Citizenship Question ‘Politically Motivated,’ Say Officials – Kristen Thometz (DIERSEN: How many illegals live in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, in Illinois, and in America? Democrats shout at illegals that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
https://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2018/03/28/2020-census-citizenship-question-politically-motivated-say-officials

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Poor roads cost Illinois drivers $16 billion per year – Brenden Moore
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20180328/report-poor-roads-cost-illinois-drivers-16-billion-per-year

 

NORTHWEST HERALD
— State Rep. David McSweeney files two bills to curb gun violence Legislation follows wave of gun protests throughout U.S. – ED KOMENDA
http://www.nwherald.com/2018/03/28/state-rep-david-mcsweeney-files-two-bills-to-curb-gun-violence/abu8b5y/

 

JOURNAL & TOPICS
— Roskam, Casten Waste No Time Bringing General Election Battle To 6th District – Tom Robb
https://www.journal-topics.com/articles/roskam-casten-waste-no-time-bringing-general-election-battle-to-6th-district/
— After Divided Primary, Lower Turnout, Republicans Preach Unity For November – TOM ROBB
https://www.journal-topics.com/articles/after-divided-primary-lower-turnout-republicans-preach-unity-for-november/
— Rosemont Residents Take To Polls For Primary Elections – Miriam Finder Annenberg
https://www.journal-topics.com/articles/rosemont-residents-take-to-polls-for-primary-elections/
— Will Mount Prospect Trustees Roll Dice On Video Gaming? Village Hears From Business Owners; Will Talk Further
https://www.journal-topics.com/articles/will-trustees-roll-dice-on-video-gaming/

 

STATELINE
— Rockford caregivers protest Rauner for promised pay raise (DIERSEN: What did you do to qualify yourself for better paying jobs? Even though my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always painted me as being lazy, stupid, and even worse things, I earned a) a job-related bachelor’s degree when I was 21 in 1970 and job-related master’s degrees when I was 27, 31, and 48, b) job-related professional certifications when I was 30, 32, 41, 45, 47, and 48, and c) a job-related professional license when I was 32.)
http://www.mystateline.com/news/rockford-caregivers-protest-rauner-for-promised-pay-raise/1086077954

 

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRAT
— Democrats fear immigrants will skip census with citizenship query – AP (DIERSEN: How many illegals live in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, in Illinois, and in America? Democrats shout at illegals that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
http://www.bnd.com/news/state/illinois/article207100944.html

 

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— Spreading a message of bipartisanship – Alyssa Paldo (DIERSEN: Virtually always, bipartisanship has meant that the Republican Party platform loses and the Democrat, Libertarian, and/or Green Party platforms win.)
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/spreading-a-message-of-bipartisanship/1085771414

 

NORTHERN PUBLIC RADIO
— Republican State Lawmaker David McSweeney Offers Gun Control Measures – SAM DUNKLAU
http://northernpublicradio.org/post/republican-state-lawmaker-offers-gun-control-measures

 

WJBD RADIO
— Testimony Taken in Bill to Override State Licensing of Gun Dealers NRA Sites Several Issues With the Legislation
http://www.wjbdradio.com/local-news/2018/03/28/testimony-taken-in-bill-to-override-state-licensing-of-gun-dealers-

 

WSIL TV
— Illinois Republican David McSweeney proposes two new gun laws – Joe Ragusa
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/37832659/illinois-republican-proposes-two-new-gun-laws

 

NIU TODAY
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Durbin encourages people to come to America illegally, to stay in America illegally, and to bring others to America illegally.
https://www.niutoday.info/2018/03/28/durbin-visits-niu-talk-dreamers/

 

UPSTREAM IDEAS
— Recapping The 2018 Primaries
http://upstream-ideas.com/upstream-ideas/ideas/recapping-the-2018-primaries

 

MCHENRY TIMES
— Skillicorn: Rauner needs to heed his base – W.J. Kennedy (DIERSEN: What percent of Rauner’s base a) want him to dump the traditional family, right to life, immigration, and other planks in the Illinois Republican Party (IRP) platform, b) want him to dump individuals, organizations, companies, and governments that support the aforesaid planks, and/or c) want him to close down the IRP?)
https://mchenrytimes.com/stories/511372026-skillicorn-rauner-needs-to-heed-his-base
— Mystery surrounds Hoffman Estates group behind campaign mailers – W.J. Kennedy
https://mchenrytimes.com/stories/511372165-mystery-surrounds-hoffman-estates-group-behind-campaign-mailers

 

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Republican Mazzochi to face Democrat Caffrey in November election – Glenn Minnis
https://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511371976-republican-mazzochi-to-face-democrat-caffrey-in-november-election
— Campaign spending: Ortiz raised $187K ahead of primary victory
https://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511371328-campaign-spending-ortiz-raised-187k-ahead-of-primary-victory

 

GOPUSA
— Facebook good way for ICE to track down illegal aliens
http://www.gopusa.com/facebook-good-way-for-ice-to-track-down-illegal-aliens/

 

AMERICAN THINKER
— Mitt Romney campaigns against Trump’s amnesty offer for 1.8 million illegal aliens – Ed Straker
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2018/03/mitt_romney_campaigns_against_trumps_amnesty_offer_for_18_million_illegal_aliens.html

 

BLAZE
— California sheriff pushes back against sanctuary laws, tells department to cooperate with ICE – Jana J. Pruet (DIERSEN: If Zaruba did this in DuPage County, would Lisa Madigan threaten him with arrest?)
https://www.theblaze.com/news/2018/03/28/california-sheriff-pushes-back-against-sanctuary-laws-tells-department-to-cooperate-with-ice

 

FOX NEWS
— ‘No Illegal Alien Left Behind’: Malkin Says Left Wants to Use Census as ‘Power Grab’ (DIERSEN: How many illegals live in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, in Illinois, and in America? Democrats shout at illegals that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/03/28/michelle-malkin-2020-census-standoff-power-grab-left-get-congressional-seats
— Double Standard? Tucker Asks Whether Schools, Media Would Support Pro-Life Marches
http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/03/28/double-standard-tucker-asks-whether-schools-media-would-support-pro-life-marches

 

NATIONAL REVIEW
— Orange County Pushes Back against California’s Sanctuary-State Laws – THEODORE KUPFER
https://www.nationalreview.com/the-morning-jolt/orange-county-pushes-back-against-californias-sanctuary-state-laws/

 

THE HILL
— Democrats to party: Go on offense with Trump’s alleged affairs – AMIE PARNES
http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/380569-dems-to-party-go-on-offense-with-trumps-alleged-affairs
— Democrats ask GAO to investigate Interior staff reassignments – MAX GREENWOOD (DIERSEN: GAO audits IRS. I had worked for IRS for almost 9 years when I transferred from IRS to GAO in 1980. While I worked for GAO for almost 18 years, my Democrat GAO superiors refused to assign me to audits of IRS except for 3 years 1986-1988. If I had been a Democrat, minority, female, and/or veteran, they would not have done that.)
http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/380676-dems-want-answers-on-interior-staff-reassignments
— The window for Facebook to make amends with the public is quickly closing – RICHARD LEVICK
http://thehill.com/opinion/cybersecurity/380627-the-window-for-facebook-to-make-amends-with-the-public-is-quickly

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Can Social Media Be Saved? – Kevin Roose
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/28/technology/social-media-privacy.html

 

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
— Rauner OK With Aide Campaigning During Legionnaires’ Crisis – AP
https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/illinois/articles/2018-03-28/rauner-ok-with-aide-campaigning-during-legionnaires-crisis

 

NEW YORK MAGAZINE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout that Romney lost because he supports America’s immigration laws.
http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/03/yes-romney-was-right-wing-on-immigration-in-2008-and-2012.html

March 28 Morning Edition

NBC5
— Illinois Gaming Board, Liquor Commission Officials Axed – Mary Ann Ahern
https://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/gaming-board-liquor-commission-officials-fired-478119723.html

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON CHICAGO TIGHTENS: Chicagoan at Illinois gun hearing: ‘Blood is spilling in the streets every day’ – Mike Flannery
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/local/chicagoan-at-illinois-gun-hearing-blood-is-spilling-in-the-streets-every-day

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DuPage County Board blasts election commission for ‘stunning’ voting machine snafu – Gary Gibula
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/news/ct-nvs-dupage-voting-machine-problems-st-0328-20180327-story.html
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: What’s in a name: Gender-neutral baby names are on the rise – AP (DIERSEN: When these babies grow up, will they sue their troubled LGBTQ parents?)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-bc-us–parenting-whats-in-a-name-20180321-story.html
— McCarthy’s top campaign donor: Lawyer with checkered past – Bill Ruthhart (DIERSEN: He who pays the piper calls the tunes.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-met-garry-mccarthy-campaign-donor-20180327-story.html
— So Facebook is scouring your data. So what? – Eric Zorn (DIERSEN: Government is nasty. Politics is nasty. If you are involved in government and/or politics, your critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes will use everything that they can find out about you against you. For example, if you are a Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time, they will stress the aforesaid to those who are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. For example, if you are a former union member, federal retiree, childless, dog-less, and/or American nameplate car owner, they will stress the aforesaid to those who are anti-union, anti-federal retiree, anti-DINKs (dual income, no kids), anti-non-dog owners, anti-General Motors, anti-Ford, and/or anti-Chrysler.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/zorn/ct-perspec-zorn-facebook-privacy-overblown-0328-20180327-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “As Trump fiddles with truth, his trust burns.”
https://www.pressreader.com/usa/chicago-tribune/20180328/281651075657840

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— #MeToo, gender pay gap to be front and center at 24th Annual Black Women’s Expo – Maudlyne Ihejirika (DIERSEN: In 1995, as part of their plan to get rid of me, my Democrat GAO superiors assigned me supervise one of their employees a) who they paid more than me, b) who had less education, less work experience, and no professional certifications or licenses, c) who was older than me, Black, female, and a veteran, and d) who they wanted to get rid of.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/metoo-gender-pay-gap-to-be-front-and-center-at-24th-annual-black-womens-expo/
— Important Announcement, Gov. Rauner! Please Read Immediately – Mark Brown
https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/important-announcement-gov-rauner-please-read-immediately/

 

DAILY HERALD
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH BIG COLOR GRAPHIC: State’s fee on local sales taxes generating $50 million more than expected – Jake Griffin
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180328/states-fee-on-local-sales-taxes-generating-50-million-more-than-expected
— After previous defeats, redistricting reformers start lobbying legislators – Christopher Placek (DIERSEN: Bad politicians gerrymander political districts a) to reward those who glorify and praise them, who pander to them, who serve as their operatives or dupes, and/or who give them money and b) to punish those who do not do the aforesaid. I should write a book about those bad politicians who gerrymandered my DuPage County Milton Township Precinct 9 in Wheaton in 2015.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180328/after-previous-defeats-redistricting-reformers-start-lobbying-legislators
— Here’s how to download all your data from Facebook — it might be a wake-up call – Abby Ohlheiser (DIERSEN: Government is nasty. Politics is nasty. If you are involved in government and/or politics, your critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes will use everything that they can find out about you against you. For example, if you are a Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time, they will stress the aforesaid to those who are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. For example, if you are a former union member, federal retiree, childless, dog-less, and/or American nameplate car owner, they will stress the aforesaid to those who are anti-union, anti-federal retiree, anti-DINKs (dual income, no kids), anti-non-dog owners, anti-General Motors, anti-Ford, and/or anti-Chrysler.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/business/20180327/heres-how-to-download-all-your-data-from-facebook-x2014-it-might-be-a-wake-up-call
— Why Kane County might need to raise property taxes to cover union contracts – James Fuller
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180328/why-kane-county-might-need-to-raise-property-taxes-to-cover-union-contracts
— DuPage County Election Commission needs to take charge – Stan Zegel (DIERSEN: In 2015, I asked the DCEC to stop the gerrymandering of my Milton Township Precinct 9 in Wheaton, and since then, T have repeatedly asked the DCEC to directly notify elected precinct committeemen in timely manner when changes are proposed to their polling places or precinct borders.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20180328/election-panel-needs-to-take-charge
— Polling places at schools can be lesson in civics – Editorial
http://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20180327/editorial-polling-places-at-schools-can-be-lesson-in-civics

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Illinois can’t afford these mistakes – Editorial
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20180327/our-view-illinois-cant-afford-these-mistakes
— Illinois Policy Institute: Sensible plan exists for making teacher pension costs more manageable
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20180327/illinois-policy-institute-sensible-plan-exists-for-making-teacher-pension-costs-more-manageable

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— For some candidates, primary wasn’t only thing they lost – Tom Kacich
http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2018-03-28/tom-kacich-some-candidates-primary-wasnt-only-thing-they-lost.html

 

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— Davis, LaHood back work requirement for food stamps – Derek Beigh
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/government-and-politics/davis-lahood-back-work-requirement-for-food-stamps/article_eb813e0c-6f65-52a3-93f1-32a45644a827.html
— Davis says tuition waiver bill ‘about fairness’ – Lenore Sobota (DIERSEN: Where did the money come from to pay for your graduate degree(s)? For me, the money for the job-related graduate business courses that I took at Loyola 1972-1976 came from my taxable Firestone Stores and IRS salaries. The money for the job-related graduate accounting courses that I took at DePaul 1976-1980 came from my taxable IRS and GAO salaries. The money for the job-related graduate finance courses that I took at IIT 1992-1997 came from my taxable GAO salary. Of course, since 1972, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have demonized me, denigrated me, and condemned me for my deducting the aforesaid courses.)
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/education/davis-says-tuition-waiver-bill-about-fairness/article_32cce9d8-23d3-53d3-b358-767f216b7c62.html

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Illinois Fiscal story a real downer – Editorial
http://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2018-03-28/editorial-fiscal-story-real-downer.html

 

PIATT COUNTY JOURNAL REPUBLICAN
— Caulkins: “There’s no time to waste” – Steve Hoffman
http://www.journal-republican.com/news/politics-and-government/2018-03-27/caulkins-theres-no-time-waste.html

 

FOX ILLINOIS
— Panic buttons may be coming to Illinois schools – Amanda Henderson
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/panic-buttons-may-be-coming-to-illinois-schools-03-28-2018

 

NORTHERN PUBLIC RADIO
— House Democrats Hope To Keep Gun Dealer Licensing Measure Afloat – SAM DUNKLAU (DIERSEN: Of course, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes want those like me who send out emails concerning government and/or political issues to be licensed. Of course, they want to dictate the licensing requirements. Of course, I would fail to meet those licensing requirements. I do not have a degree in journalism. No one pays me to put GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together and send them out. No one pays me to receive the emails. The emails contain no advertising or pictures. I do not falsely claim to be nonpartisan. The Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Central Committee (MTRCC), and many who paint themselves as being religious, conservative, and/or Republican leaders to not endorse the emails or promote the emails. Individuals, organizations, companies, and governments that have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois refuse to keep [email protected] on their press advisory and press release lists and do everything that they can a) to stop me from sending the emails out and b) to stop everyone from reading the emails. Extremely few individuals, organizations, companies, governments, etc. come to my defense. I am no longer a TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member, MTRCC webmaster, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member, GAO employee, etc. My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes blame me for their problems, blame me for your problems, blame me for my problems, and blame me for everyone’s problems.)
http://northernpublicradio.org/post/house-democrats-hope-keep-gun-dealer-licensing-measure-afloat

 

NPR ILLINOIS
— Rauner’s Uphill Climb To A Second Term – CHARLES N. WHEELER III (DIERSEN: Does Rauner really want Ives a) to vote for him, b) to endorse him, c) to campaign for him, and/or to otherwise help elect him? Government is nasty. Politics is nasty. I should write a book about “conservative” and “Republican” candidates who really do/did not want me a) to vote for them, b) to endorse them, c) to campaign for them, and/or d) to otherwise help elect them. Officially they say that I am “too conservative,” but unofficially, under the table, they stress my demographics and hint/imply/argue/shout that I am a White supremacist, Nazi, KKK member, hater, racist, sexist, bigot, and even worse thigs. Should I sue them? My critics/opponents, their operatives blame me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails for all defeats that Republicans have suffered in Illinois since 2000, but especially defeats that Republican statewide candidates, DuPage countywide candidates, DuPage County District 4 candidates, Milton Township candidates, and Wheaton candidates have suffered.)
http://nprillinois.org/post/rauners-uphill-climb-second-term#stream/0
(FROM THE ARTICLE: In contrast, Ives has yet to make up with the governor, and the hard feelings are clear. “I’m a Republican. I’ll vote for him, but I will not endorse him,” the Daily Herald reported. “I will not campaign for him… Maybe if he takes out a million-dollar ad buy and admits he lied about me, maybe we’ll talk.” When WBEZ reporter Dave McKinney asked Ives a few days after the primary who would be a better governor, Rauner or Pritzker, Ives took 40 seconds– an eternity in radioland– to finally say “Rauner.”)

 

WJBD RADIO
— Census to include controversial question on citizenship status (DIERSEN: Democrats shout at illegals that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, hater, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
http://www.wjbdradio.com/politics/2018/03/27/census-to-include-controversial-question-on-citizenship-status-1

 

CHICAGO ARGUS
— Rauner to run to the ‘right?’ – Gregory Tejeda (DIERSEN: Obviously, Rauner’s advisors a) want him to officially dump the traditional family, right to life, immigration, and the rest of the planks in the Illinois Republican Party (IRP) platform; b) want him to officially dump all individuals, all organizations, all companies, and all governments that support the IRP platform; and c) want him to officially destroy the IRP.)
http://chicagoargus.blogspot.com/2018/03/rauner-to-run-to-right.html

 

PRAIRIE STATE WIRE
— Campaign spending: Rauner raised $75.5M ahead of primary victory
https://prairiestatewire.com/stories/511371290-campaign-spending-rauner-raised-75-5m-ahead-of-primary-victory

 

ILLINOIS CHRONICLE
— Budget deficit grew 52% in final year of Rauner budget impasse (DIERSEN: What budget deficits have you had to deal with? In 1980, my wife and I had to deal with a $19,403/year (26%) pay cut in today’s dollars because my Democrat GAO superiors succeeded in forcing me to take to transfer from IRS to GAO. Since 1997, we have had to deal with a $73,462/year (59%) pay cut in today’s dollars because my Democrat GAO superiors succeeded in forcing me to take their early retirement “offer.”)
https://theillinoischronicle.com/chronicle-budget-deficit-grew-52-in-final-year-of-rauner-budget-impasse/
— Rauner’s primary performance weakest by an Illinois GOP governor in 90 years
https://theillinoischronicle.com/chronicle-rauners-primary-performance-weakest-by-an-illinois-gop-governor-in-90-years/
— Analysts rate Rauner’s reelection chances as slim (DIERSEN: Of course, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes shout at Rauner that Dave Diersen and his GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails a) have caused all of Rauner’s problems, b) are causing all of Rauner’s problems, and c) will forever cause all of Rauner’s problems.)
https://theillinoischronicle.com/chronicle-analysts-rate-rauners-reelection-chances-as-slim/

 

ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— Sexuality Propaganda: From Drip Drip Drip to Downpour – Laurie Higgins
https://illinoisfamily.org/education/sexuality-propaganda-from-drip-drip-drip-to-downpour/

 

GOPUSA
— California county sheriff makes inmates’ release dates public to assist ICE – AG threatens arrest (DIERSEN: If Zaruba did this in DuPage County, would Lisa Madigan threaten him with arrest?)
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=42396
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Resistance to California’s new sanctuary city laws grew this week as Orange County voted to join a federal lawsuit trying to block the laws, and the county’s sheriff said she will post information on every inmate’s release so the Homeland Security Department can see if there is anyone it wants to deport. The Who’s in Jail database could provide a model for other law enforcement agencies chafing under SB54, the law that took effect this year prohibiting police or sheriffs from informing federal agencies when illegal immigrants are to be released. By posting the entire list of inmates and release times, the department says, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement can get the information without the sheriff’s office having to communicate specifically.)

 

CONSERVATIVE HQ
— Democrats Want To Repeal The First And Second Amendments – George Rasley
http://www.conservativehq.com/node/27670

 

FREEDOM’S JOURNAL
— GUN CONTROL MOVEMENT POLAR OPPOSITE OF CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT – Star Parker
https://freedomsjournalinstitute.org/latest-news/opinion/gun-control-movement-polar-opposite-of-civil-rights-movement/

 

DAILY CALLER
— How The Left Turned Tech Giants Into Their Speech Police – Peter Hasson (DIERSEN: Who leads the “speech police” in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois? According to the “speech police,” the only news that is not fake is the news that they put out or bless.)
http://dailycaller.com/2018/03/27/google-facebook-advertisers-censor-content/

 

TOWNHALL
— America Is Doomed If Social Conservatives Are Done Fighting – Frank Cannon (DIERSEN: Who takes the lead in demonizing, denigrating, and condemning social conservatives in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois. I should write a book about those in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois who claim to be conservative and/or Republican, but who take the lead in demonizing, denigrating, and condemning social conservatives like me.)
https://townhall.com/columnists/frankcannon/2018/03/28/america-is-doomed-if-social-conservatives-are-done-fighting-n2465174

 

THE HILL
— GOP donors fret about Democrat wave – JONATHAN EASLEY (DIERSEN: Are you a GOP donor? My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes stress that I give little or no money to the Milton Township Republican Central Committee, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, Republican activists, Republican candidates, Republican elected officials, Republican etc. In my defense, I send out a GOPUSA ILLINOIS email each and every morning and each and every evening. Those emails are free or charge and contain no advertising. GOPUSA ILLINOIS email subscriptions are worth at least $1,000/year.)
http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/380579-gop-donors-fret-about-dem-wave?userid=3526

 

ROLL CALL
— Blue and Purple States Set to Lose Clout Under Trump Census Move Allocation of congressional seats would be affected for a decade – David Hawkings (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats shout at legal and illegal immigrants that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
http://www.rollcall.com/news/hawkings/census-citizenship-count-house

 

NBC NEWS
— A record number of women are running for office. How are they faring so far? – Chuck Todd, Mark Murray, Carrie Dann and Andrew Rafferty
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/first-read/record-number-women-are-running-office-how-are-they-faring-n860691
(FROM THE ARTICLE: No Republican women were on the primary ballot for an Illinois House seat, although GOP gubernatorial challenger Jeanne Ives lost a closer-than-expected contest against incumbent Bruce Rauner.)

 

ABC NEWS
— White House census stance makes immigrants’ fears worse – MARYALICE PARKS and EMILY GOODIN (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats shout at legal and illegal immigrants that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/note-white-house-census-stance-makes-immigrants-fears/story?id=54056868

 

CNN
— An unheard-of problem: The President can’t find a lawyer – Katelyn Polantz (DIERSEN: I should write a book about lawyers who agree to represent clients only if they agree to file lawsuits, but then dump those clients when defendants refuse to offer to settle.)
https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/28/politics/donald-trump-lawyer/index.html

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: At Least Twelve States to Sue Trump Administration Over Census Citizenship Question – Michael Wines and Emily Baumgaertner (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats side with foreign countries and with their citizens against America and against its citizens.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/27/us/census-citizenship-question.html
— How Mark Zuckerberg Can Save Facebook — and Us – Thomas Friedman
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/27/opinion/zuckerberg-facebook-digital-bullies.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Trump privately presses for military to pay for border wall – Josh Dawsey and Mike DeBonis (DIERSEN: The military’s most important obligation is to stop countries from invading America. For many decades, with help from many treasonous traitors in America, Mexico has been invading America. Constructively, Mexico had declared war on America a) by its sending many millions of its citizens into America illegally, b) by its keeping many millions of its citizens in America illegally, and c) by its sending many mountains of illegal drugs into America illegally.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-privately-presses-for-military-to-pay-for-border-wall/2018/03/27/d79907a2-31c9-11e8-9759-56e51591e250_story.html

 

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— Orange County supervisors vote to fight California ‘sanctuary’ laws – Cindy Carcamo (DIERSEN: When will DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, etc. vote a) to fight Illinois sanctuary laws and b) require E-verify for all hiring and retention decisions?)
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-oc-sanctuary-20180327-story.html

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— California Faces Pushback From Towns on Sanctuary State Law A handful of jurisdictions are siding with administration in challenging state’s adversarial role on immigration – Alicia A. Caldwell and Ian Lovett (DIERSEN: When will DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, etc. vote a) to fight Illinois sanctuary laws and b) require E-verify for all hiring and retention decisions?)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/california-faces-pushback-from-towns-on-sanctuary-state-law-1522192453

March 27 Evening Edition

ABC7
— DuPage County officials reveal cause of delayed primary election results – Megan C. Hickey
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/dupage-county-officials-reveal-cause-of-delayed-primary-election-results/3270094/
— Gun safety advocates seek to override Rauner’s veto of gun dealer license measure – Craig Wall (DIERSEN: Did those who put an extremely high priority on the Second Amendment plank in the Illinois Republican Party platform vote for Rauner?)
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/gun-safety-advocates-seek-to-override-rauners-veto-of-gun-dealer-license-measure/3270259/

 

CBS2
— Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Calls For Repeal Of 2nd Amendment
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2018/03/27/john-paul-stevens-repeal-second-amendment/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Kennedy, Rauner and marijuana get Park Ridge voter support during primary election – Jennifer Johnson (DIERSEN: How many votes did each of the Republican candidates get in your precinct? How many registered voters are there in your precinct? How many of them and what percent a) cast a Republican ballot, b) cast a Democrat ballot, and c) did not vote? Has your Republican Precinct Committeeman/Captain provided that information to the Republican voters in your precinct?)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/park-ridge/news/ct-prh-election-results-tl-0329-20180327-story.html
— General election in 9th Congressional District pits first-time candidate against veteran lawmaker – Karen Ann Cullotta
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/northbrook/news/ct-ahp-ninth-congressional-race-november-tl-0329-20180327-story.html
— Southland leaders seek exemptions from new prevailing wage requirements – Ted Slowik (DIERSEN: What is the prevailing wage for those who have education, work experience, professional certifications, and professional licenses comparable to what you have? In today’s dollars, in 1997, when I was 49 years old, GAO paid me $125,325/year or $60.25/hour. I had almost 18 years of experience working for GAO and almost 9 years of experience working for IRS. I had earned a) a job-related bachelor’s degree when I was 21 in 1970 and job-related master’s degrees when I was 27, 31, and 48, b) job-related professional certifications when I was 30 (CPA), 32 (Certified Internal Auditor), 41 (Certified Fraud Examiner), 45 (certified Government Financial Manager), 47 (Certified Financial Services Auditor), and 48 (Forensic Accountant), and c) a job-related professional license (licensed CPA) when I was 32.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/opinion/ct-sta-slowik-prevailing-wage-st-0328-20180327-story.html
— Bans on bump stocks, body armor move forward in Chicago – Hal Dardick, Bill Lukitsch
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-met-chicago-city-council-bump-stocks-guns-20180327-story.html
— Loyola’s legacy: Rejecting racial preference in pursuit of excellence – John Kass (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes a) would stress that the federal employees a) who hired me in 1966, 1971, and 1980 and b) who promoted me in 1972, 1973, 1974, and 1986 were White males and b) hint/imply/argue/shout that if I had been a minority or a female, they would not have hired me or promoted me. But wait, all those who hired me and promoted me were under tremendous pressure to hire and promote minorities and females. But wait, my Democrat superiors got rid of the a) IRS manager who promoted me in 1972, 1973, and 1974 and b) the GAO manager who hired me in 1980 and promoted me in 1986.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/kass/ct-met-loyola-basketball-kass-0328-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: That season, George Ireland, the Catholic school’s legendary coach, rejected racial preference in sport. He defied the unwritten rule that limited the number of black players on a court. Instead he started his best players in the pursuit of excellence. Four were black. One was white.)

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats say “Census question on citizenship is bad news for Illinois.” What percent of those who live in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois are NOT citizens of America?
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/census-question-on-citizenship-is-bad-news-for-illinois/
— Working people in Illinois deserve a fairer state income tax – Editorial (DIERSEN: Democrats want individuals, organizations, and companies that are members of the following groups to pay more taxes: Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German Americans, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/editorial-working-people-in-illinois-deserve-a-fairer-state-income-tax/
— Madigan to break bread with only committeeman to break ranks on party leadership – Tina Sfondeles (DIERSEN: What congressional district do you live in? Who do you want to represent you on the Illinois Republican Party (IRP) State Central Committee (SCC)? Who do you want to be the next IRP chairman? Who do you want to represent you on the 2020 IRP Platform & Resolutions Committee? What weighted vote will your next representative on the IRP SCC have, that is, what percent of the approximate 700,000 Republican primary ballots cast statewide were cast in your congressional district?)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/madigan-to-break-bread-with-only-committeeman-to-break-ranks-on-party-leadership/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Mike Madigan has a lunch date next week with an unexpected guest: the lone progressive candidate to win a Democratic state central committeeman post last week. And that newly elected party leader has no plans to vote for Madigan for chairman of the Democratic party, the position the powerful House speaker has held since 1998.)
— Trump accusers in denial about #MeToo movement – MARY MITCHELL
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/trump-accusers-in-denial-about-metoo-movement/

 

DAILY HERALD
— DuPage County officials: Faulty cards not tested before election night – Robert Sanchez
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180327/dupage-county-officials-faulty-cards-not-tested-before-election-night
(FROM THE ARTICLE: On Tuesday, county board members blasted the commission for not testing the ender cards. “You didn’t test everything,” board member James Healy said. “That’s the problem. I hope that from now on, every single piece of paper in the box will be tested.” County board member Don Puchalski said this has been the third election cycle where the commission has had problems. “This was such an important election …” he said. “We should have done better than this.” The most recent blunder came as county board Chairman Dan Cronin is pushing for a state law change to merge the election commission with the county clerk’s office. He has supported that concept for years, but the legislature has been reluctant to give the county permission to do it.)
— McKee House group, Elmhurst Art Museum receive Landmarks Illinois preservation grants – Katlyn Smith
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180327/mckee-house-group-elmhurst-art-museum-receive-landmarks-illinois-preservation-grants

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Lisa Madigan sues to block Trump census move – GREG HINZ (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats side with illegals against citizens of America.)
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20180327/BLOGS02/180329884/durbin-blasts-citizenship-question-on-2020-census

 

WBBM NEWS RADIO
— Illinois Lawmakers May Override Rauner On Gun Bill – Dave Dahl
https://wbbmnews.radio.com/media/audio-channel/illinois-lawmakers-may-override-rauner-gun-bill

 

HERALD REVIEW
— Top state health department aide campaigned for GOP during Legionnaires’ crisis – AP
https://herald-review.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/top-state-health-department-aide-campaigned-for-gop-during-legionnaires/article_a8f62538-61a0-598e-bccb-8b09da2e34aa.html

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Davis, LaHood split on $1.3 trillion federal spending plan – Bernard Schoenburg
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20180327/davis-lahood-split-on-13-trillion-federal-spending-plan

 

QUINCY HERALD WHIG
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: California ‘pot resort’ asking people to toke up privately – AP
http://www.whig.com/article/20180327/AP/303279699#//

 

NORTHWEST HERALD
— McHenry County school employees take gun class in preparation for Trump proposal to arm
http://www.nwherald.com/2018/03/23/mchenry-county-school-employees-take-gun-class-in-preparation-for-trump-proposal-to-arm/ahu6e3u/

 

  1. LOUIS TODAY
    — Is this what democracy looks like? – Mike Wiley
    http://www.stltoday.com/opinion/columnists/is-this-what-democracy-looks-like/article_7cedca14-a677-5f01-9183-fb8aa4c720b7.html

 

PEORIA PUBLIC RADIO
— Rep. Davis: Too Soon to Judge Tax Reform – CHRISTINE HERMAN (DIERSEN: It is NOT too soon to increase the $10,000 SALT cap to $20,000 for married filing jointly.)
http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/rep-davis-too-soon-judge-tax-reform#stream/0

 

WVIK
— Rauner’s Uphill Climb To A Second Term – KATIE BUCK (DIERSEN: Who voted for Rauner in the primary? It must be those who reject the traditional family, right to life, immigration, and many other planks in the Illinois Republican Party (IRP) platform. In light of that, how will Rauner respond to those who advise him a) to officially dump the traditional family, right to life, immigration, and many other planks in the IRP platform and b) to officially dump all those individuals, organizations, companies, and governments that support the aforesaid planks?)
http://wvik.org/post/rauners-uphill-climb-second-term#stream/0

 

WQAD
— Court: State worker union to get automatic pay hikes (step increases) despite Rauner freeze (DIERSEN: I got many step increases while I worked for the federal government 1966-1969 and 1971-1997. Step increases recognize the work experience that you gain. My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always viciously demonized, viciously denigrated, and viciously condemned the work experience that I gained working for the Post Office 1966-1969, for IRS 1971-1980, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 levels, currently $81,071-$91,880, and for GAO 1980-1997, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $96,403-$125,325. What opinion does Rauner and his supporters have of the work experience that you have? Based on their words and their actions, Rauner and his supporters have an extremely low opinion of the work experience that I have.)
http://wqad.com/2018/03/27/court-state-worker-union-to-get-automatic-pay-hikes-despite-rauner-freeze/

 

NPR ILLINOIS
— Democrats, Republicans Both Willing To Compromise Morals For Party Line, One Scholar Says (DIERSEN: To be a Democrat, you have to be anti-Trump supporters, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://nprillinois.org/post/democrats-republicans-both-willing-compromise-morals-party-line-one-scholar-says#stream/0

 

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
— IDPH Issues Warning About Synthetic Cannabinoids 6 cases of severe bleeding report using synthetic cannabinoids
https://www2.illinois.gov/IISNews/15504-IDPH_Issues_Warning_About_Synthetic_Cannabinoids_.pdf

 

DUPAGE COUNTY
— PRESS RELEASE: A special board meeting of the DuPage County Election Commission will be held on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 4:00 PM. The meeting will be held in room 3500-A of the Jack T. Knuepfer building, 421 N. Country Farm Road, Wheaton, Illinois.
http://www.dupageco.org/Election/Election_Commission_News/2018/57168/

 

MCHENRY COUNTY TIMES
— Voters chose business as usual, Skillicorn says – Robert Hadley
https://mchenrytimes.com/stories/511370801-voters-chose-business-as-usual-skillicorn-says
— Skillicorn blames Rauner for state’s shrinking net worth – Glenn Minnis
https://mchenrytimes.com/stories/511371289-skillicorn-blames-rauner-for-state-s-shrinking-net-worth

 

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— State’s sinking net worth a product of fiscal mismanagement, Ives says – Glenn Minnis
https://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511371261-state-s-sinking-net-worth-a-product-of-fiscal-mismanagement-ives-says
— Steps can be taken to fix Illinois’ tanking net worth, Oberweis says – Robert Davis
https://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511371319-steps-can-be-taken-to-fix-illinois-tanking-net-worth-oberweis-says

 

BREITBART
— Mitt Romney Runs as Immigration Hawk: ‘DACA Kids Shouldn’t All Be Allowed to Stay Legally’ – CHARLIE SPIERING
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/03/27/mitt-romney-runs-as-immigration-hawk-daca-kids-shouldnt-all-be-allowed-to-stay-legally/

 

COLLEGE FIX
— The ‘waste, fraud, and abuse’ of university foundations
https://www.thecollegefix.com/bulletin-board/column-the-waste-fraud-and-abuse-of-university-foundations/

 

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE
— Mitt Romney says Dreamers must ‘do more to justify’ legal status – Thomas Burr (DIERSEN: From what I see, Dreamers agree with the Democrats that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things who should be gotten rid of.)
https://www.sltrib.com/news/politics/2018/03/27/mitt-romney-says-hes-open-to-protection-for-dreamers-but-they-have-to-do-more-to-justify-legal-status/

 

KITSAP SUN
— Kilmer bill helps federal workers who started in temporary role – Julianne Stanford (DIERSEN: I started working for the federal government as a part-time temporary employee in 1966. My Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates in the federal government were beyond furious when I got almost 3 years of full-time Civil Service credit when I paid the Civil Service Retirement System 7% of the salary (plus interest) that the Park Forest Post Office paid me while I was a part-time employee there 1966-1969.)
https://www.kitsapsun.com/story/news/local/2018/03/27/kilmer-bill-federal-retirement/447341002/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: But when he started to plan for retirement, he learned the years that he worked as a temporary employee didn’t count toward it because of a change in the federal system that went into effect the year he was hired at the shipyard. Under the new system, employees who transitioned into full-time positions could no longer retroactively contribute to their retirements for the time they worked as temporary employees, although they had been able to do so under the previous system. As a result, Hodge is now witnessing other employees retire who were hired at the shipyard as permanent employees after he started there. He must either work longer or retire early by the government’s standards with penalties to his benefits. “It’s hard to keep a good attitude, but as a manager I do it,” Hodge said. “We’re starting to see more people leave and it’s very frustrating.” After seeking out other avenues for assistance without result, Hodge and a few other shipyard workers sought help from U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer. After learning about the complexities of Hodge’s case, Kilmer said he saw an opportunity to right what he says is a wrong.)

 

FEDERAL NEWS RADIO
— Why agencies’ firing problems are also their hiring problems – Nicole Ogrysko (DIERSEN: Because I have always supported the equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) plank in the Republican Party platform, because I have always opposed patronage and political affiliation discrimination, and because I have always opposed age discrimination, my Democrat superiors in the federal government always blamed me for their problems hiring and retaining young Democrat minorities and young Democrat females.)
https://federalnewsradio.com/your-job/2018/03/why-agencies-firing-problems-are-also-their-hiring-problems/

 

GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE
— Prospects Unclear for Trump’s $1 Billion Performance Fund – Erich Wagner (DIERSEN: Democrats run the federal government. Democrats use budget cuts to get rid of their employees who are Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who Democrats did not promote to GS-13 (currently $96,403) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $113,920) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $134,000) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $164,200) by age 40.)
http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2018/03/prospects-unclear-trumps-1-billion-performance-fund/147008/

(FROM THE ARTICLE: The omission of one White House management proposal from the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill for fiscal 2018, approved by Congress and signed by President Trump last week, could serve as a bellwether for the administration’s plans to transform the federal workforce. The spending package includes a number of provisions that specifically prohibit agency leaders from enacting plans to downsize or reshape their organizations without consulting Congress. And totally absent from the more-than 2,000-page document was the White House’s proposed $1 billion inter-agency performance fund, which the White House wanted to enact this fiscal year. That fund would be used by agencies for designing programs like performance-based pay and to pay bonuses for individual high performers across government.)

March 27 Morning Edition

DEMOCRATIC GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION
— 6 Days of Silence: Rauner and Ives Won’t Talk… But Maybe They Text? (DIERSEN: What is Rauner’s response to this?)
https://democraticgovernors.org/news/6-days-of-silence-rauner-and-ives-wont-talk-but-maybe-they-text/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: It’s been six days since Governor Bruce Rauner was thoroughly embarrassed by state Representative Jeanne Ives, who earned 48% of the Republican primary vote. Despite Rauner’s obvious need to patch things up with his primary opponent, the two have not spoken since the election. In fact, Ives spent most of last week trashing the wounded governor even more. Rauner said he has not spoken with Ives, but maybe he tried to reach her via text. It probably went something like this: . . . “Bruce Rauner’s lies and betrayals divided the Republican Party so badly that his primary opponent refuses to speak with him,” said DGA Illinois Communications Director Sam Salustro. “Rauner’s failed leadership turned away Democrats and Independents, and now 48% of Republican voters. With no accomplishments and no supporters, Rauner truly is the most vulnerable incumbent in the nation.”)

 

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— Rich Miller, Natasha Korecki, and other political reporters and journalists are on vacation. If my wife and I were to take a vacation, something we have not done since the 1990s, who would you want to fill in for me, how much money would they demand, and how much money should I pay them? To put out GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails each and every morning and each and every evening like I do, applicants would have to agree to:

 

– spend 10+ hours each and every day putting the emails together and sending them out,

– be able to digest very quickly many hundreds of Google news alerts and many other article leads that come in 24 hours a day,

– be able to visit many relevant websites very quickly and find relevant articles that are often buried in those websites very quickly,

– skim the most recent edition of the hardcopies of the following publications for relevant articles very quickly before sending the emails out: Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Herald, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, Naperville Sun, Wheaton Leader, Crain’s Chicago Business, and other publications,

– work without a proofreader unless they pay for one with their own money,

– have tremendous knowledge of past and present Republican primary elections, general elections, governments, politics, activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, political consultants, etc. in Illinois,

– having attended all the Illinois GOP state conventions as a delegate at least since 2000,

– have always supported all the planks in the Republican Party platform, the Illinois Republican Party platform, and the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling,

– have no skeletons in their closets, that is, that they have never done anything that subjects them to blackmail or prosecution,

– be able to deal with my nasty, rude, cruel, mean, vicious critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who have always and will always blame GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails for all their problems, for all of your problems, for all of my problems, and for all of everyone’s problems,

– be able to deal with my nasty, rude, cruel, mean, vicious critics/opponents who will threaten to destroy you unless you carry out their blacklist orders and their other orders,

– have excellent health and exceptional ability to deal with lots of stress,

– college degree in journalism or equivalent work experience, for example, having worked for GAO for almost 18 years, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $96,403-$125,325,

– lots of high level fact checking experience, for example, the experience that I gained working for GAO for almost 18 years, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $96,403-$125,325,

– be approved for the job by GOPUSA’s Bobby Eberle (http://www.gopusa.com/bobby-eberle/),

– etc.

 

The aforesaid assumes that the applicant would live in my home while my wife and I would be on vacation and that he/she would use my computer equipment and software, internet access, Constant Contact account, WordPress website, newspaper and other publican subscriptions, etc. or have equivalent alternative resources.

 

How much money would applicants for the job demand – $1,000/day, $2,000/day, $3,000/day, $4,000/day, $5,000+/day? – Dave Diersen

https://gopillinois.com

 

ABC7
— Cook County sues Facebook, Cambridge Analytica; AG Madigan sends letter to Mark Zuckerberg (DIERSEN: Facebook is a Democrat website. What information does Facebook have about you that your critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes use against you? Facebook has the following information about me that my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes use against me: Trump supporter, Protestant (baptized, raised, and confirmed as a Missouri Synod Lutheran), conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, old (born in 1948), non-poor, gun owner, 100% German national origin, draft avoider, litigious (filed lawsuits during the 1980s and 1990s), my ancestors have been in America since 1844, former union member, federal retiree, homeowner, married, childless, pet-less, American-nameplate car owner, etc.)
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/cook-county-sues-facebook-ag-madigan-sends-letter-to-zuckerberg-/3265737/
— 11-year-old Naomi Wadler honors black female victims of gun violence during March for Our Lives – Danny Clemens (DIERSEN: What are your demographics? How often are those who share your demographics victims of gun violence? How often do those who share your demographics commit gun violence?)
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/11-year-old-honors-black-female-victims-of-gun-violence/3256703/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats blame Republicans for gun violence. Democrats crow about their success in getting young people to serve as their operatives and as their dupes.
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/chicago-youth-featured-at-march-for-our-lives-in-dc/3265266/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Stormy Daniels’ lawyer saw ‘soft underbelly of politics’ while working for Rahm Emanuel – Manuel Roig-Franzia (DIERSEN: Who sees the soft underbelly of politics in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois?)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-stormy-daniels-lawyer-michael-avenatti-20180326-story.html
— March for Our Lives a start in closing the gap between the privileged and the underprivileged – Dahleen Glanton (DIERSEN: Are/were you privileged? Do you agree with those who demonize me, who denigrate me, and who condemn me as having always been privileged, and therefore, as being someone who should pay the price of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion?)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/glanton/ct-met-dahleen-glanton-mfol-chicago-20180306-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Dan Webb declines Trump’s offer to join legal team – Sam Charles
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/dan-webb-declines-trumps-offer-to-join-legal-team/
— Arnold R. Hirsch dies; analyzed Chicago segregation in influential book – Maureen O’Donnell
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/arnold-r-hirsch-dies-analyzed-chicago-segregation-in-influential-book/
— 146,000 Chicago adults identify as LGBTQ: city study – Tanveer Ali (DIERSEN: Individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that promote LGBTQ focus on destroying those that do not promote LGBTQ.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/146000-chicago-adults-identify-as-lgbtq-according-to-a-city-study/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Orange County considers fighting state’s ‘sanctuary’ law – AP (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, the Republicans who run DuPage County should fight Illinois’ sanctuary law. Needless-to-say, the Republicans who run DuPage County should a) sue Illinois, Rauner, Sanguinetti, and all the legislators who voted for Illinois’ sanctuary law and b) require all employees in DuPage County to check E-Verify before they hire or retain employees.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20180327/news/303279995/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Leaders of Orange County, California, planned Tuesday to consider fighting a state law aimed at protecting immigrants from stepped-up deportations under the Trump administration. The backlash to the state’s so-called sanctuary law comes a week after the small city of Los Alamitos in Orange County voted to opt out of the policy. The all-Republican supervisors of the Southern California county of 3.2 million people were expected to discuss passing a resolution in support of Los Alamitos and whether to join the U.S. government’s lawsuit over the law, which bars police in many cases from turning over suspects to federal immigration agents for deportation. “This legislation prevents law enforcement from removing criminals from our community and is a threat to public safety,” said Supervisor Shawn Nelson, who has proposed joining the lawsuit by President Donald Trump’s administration or filing a new one. Orange County, which is home to Disneyland and wealthy beach communities where many people vacation, has a five-member board of supervisors, and all are Republican. While Republicans still outnumber Democrats in the county, Democrats have gained significant ground in recent years, and Hillary Clinton won more votes than Trump in Orange County in the 2016 presidential election. California, a liberal state that is home to more than 10 million immigrants, passed its sanctuary law last year to limit local police collaboration with U.S. immigration authorities.)
— GOP-led states back Trump in California ‘sanctuary’ lawsuit – AP
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20180326/news/303269847/
— FRONT PAGE: Will security-conscious schools elect to opt out as polling places? – Eric Peterson (DIERSEN: How inconvenient and/or hard to find is the polling place for the voters in your precinct?)
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180327/will-security-conscious-schools-elect-to-opt-out-as-polling-places
— Cook County sues Facebook as FTC investigates company’s privacy practices – AP
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180327/cook-county-sues-facebook-as-ftc-investigates-companys-privacy-practices
— Glenbard High School District 87 programs support students emotional needs (DIERSEN: Who/what supported your emotional needs when you were in high school? For me, it was a) my outstanding parents, grandparents, and relatives in Crete and Grant Park and b) Hope Lutheran Church in Park Forest.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180326/glenbard-programs-support-students-emotional-needs
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH BIG COLOR PICTURE: “I’m thinking, ‘Gee, is 85 supposed to be old?’ Runner, veteran is getting faster – Burt Constable (DIERSEN: All my critics/opponents, all their operatives, and all their dupes promote age discrimination either a) because they despise/hate those who are older than they are, b) because they pander to those who despise/hate those who are older than they are, and/or c) because they are paid to destroy those who are older than they are.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180327/im-thinking-gee-is-85-supposed-to-be-old-runner-veteran-is-getting-faster
— A porn star, a president and credibility 0 Michael Gerson (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, if you have ever done anything that subjects you to blackmail or to prosecution, you should not seek or hold any kind of government of political office.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20180327/a-porn-star-a-president-and-credibility

 

CRAIN’s CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Why some Americans are risking it and skipping health insurance – Bloomberg (DIERSEN: Knowing that federal retirees and their spouses get subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance for life helped me endure tremendous efforts by my Democrat superiors in the federal government to get rid of me and to get rid of those who share my demographics.)
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20180327/NEWS03/180329892/why-some-americans-are-risking-it-and-skipping-health-insurance

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Green Party had, lost coveted statewide ballot access – Maximilian Kwiatkowski (DIERSEN: How soon will the Illinois Republican Party (IRP) lose statewide ballot access? Ever-increasingly, the IRP talks and acts like it wants to dump individuals, dump organizations, dump companies, and dump governments that support the traditional family, right to life, immigration, and other planks in the IRP platform. Political parties exist to help elect candidates who can and will defend and advance their platform. Those who want the IRP to dump its platform and to dump those who support its platform voted for Rauner. Those who want the IRP to lose statewide ballot access voted for Rauner.)
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20180326/green-party-had-lost-coveted-statewide-ballot-access
— Exercise Science program gains popularity at UIS – David Blanchette (DIERSEN: What exercise did you get while you earned your undergraduate degree? I got lots of exercise delivering mail part-time for the Park Forest Post Office.)
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20180326/exercise-science-program-gains-popularity-at-uis

 

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— County steps up lobbying after state cuts – Derek Beigh (DIERSEN: What are your demographics? Who lobbies for those who share your demographics?)
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/government-and-politics/county-steps-up-lobbying-after-state-cuts/article_965cf3b5-2cae-5029-917f-a3e9441dee30.html

 

QUAD CITIES ONLINE
— Illinois must begin leveling election playing field – Editorial
http://qconline.com/opinion/editorial/editorial-illinois-must-begin-leveling-election-playing-field/article_6d514abf-0e0f-5550-88f4-f4e29322db7a.html

 

SUBURBAN LIFE
— Basco drops out of DuPage County Board race amid family ‘crisis’
http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2018/03/27/basco-drops-out-of-dupage-county-board-race-amid-family-crisis/ab6qwzj/

 

GENEVA PATCH
— Kane Co. Sheriff Did Not Violate Ethics Ordinance: Ethics Adviser The complaint was filed in connection with Donald Kramer’s campaign activities. – Amie Rowland
https://patch.com/illinois/geneva/kane-co-sheriff-did-not-violate-ethics-ordinance-ethics-adviser

 

WILL COUNTY GAZETT
— Annual report: Which school districts in Illinois are in the worst financial shape?
https://willcountygazette.com/stories/511367462-annual-report-which-school-districts-in-illinois-are-in-the-worst-financial-shape

 

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK
— Taxes are going up for some after Illinois’ primary – Benjamin Yount (DIERSEN: QUESTION: Who wants others to pay more taxes? ANSWER: Those who have tremendous financial, health, and/or other problems. Those who pay little or no taxes. Those who have little or no income or net worth. Those who are undeservedly filthy rich. Those who are and/or those who pander to those who are anti-Trump supporters, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.ilnews.org/news/statewide/taxes-are-going-up-for-some-after-illinois-primary/article_62c503b4-2de0-11e8-89b7-8f492849c591.html#new_tab
— DOJ to offer grants for panic buttons in schools – Cole Lauterbach
https://www.ilnews.org/news/schools/doj-to-offer-grants-for-panic-buttons-in-schools/article_74c258ce-3118-11e8-9f03-9791700d1b49.html

 

ILLINOIS FAMILY ACTION
— The $1.3 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill: President Trump will Hear Conservatives, Unlike Governor Rauner – John Biver
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2018/03/the-1-3-trillion-omnibus-spending-bill-president-trump-will-hear-conservatives-unlike-governor-rauner/

 

AMERICANS FOR TRUTH ABOUT HOMOSEXUALITY
— VIDEO: Tucker Carlson, Floyd Brown Slam Facebook for ‘Ideological Warfare’ Against Conservatives – Peter LaBarbera
https://americansfortruth.com/2018/03/26/video-tucker-carlson-floyd-brown-slam-facebook-for-ideological-warfare-against-conservatives/

 

GOPUSA
— Chicago’s deal with ACLU, Black Lives Matter changes political calculus for police reform
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=42314
— Gun sales surge in response to gun control threat
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=42328
— March for Our Lives organizers inflate crowd size by 400 percent
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=42336

 

FREEDOM’S JOURNAL
— PRESIDENT TRUMP AND THE GOP CAN’T AFFORD TO IGNORE BLACK, BLUE-COLLAR WORKERS – Raynard Jackson (DIERSEN: What are your demographics? What do you say to those who hint/imply/argue/shout that Trump and the GOP are dumping those who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, poor, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
https://freedomsjournalinstitute.org/latest-news/opinion/president-trump-and-the-gop-cant-afford-to-ignore-black-blue-collar-workers/

 

DAILY CALLER
— Sociologist: Less Than 10 Percent Of March For Our Lives Participants Were Children – JOE SIMONSON
http://dailycaller.com/2018/03/26/less-than-10-percent-of-march-for-our-lives-children/
— What Legislation Does The March For Our Lives Actually Want? We Asked – It’s Terrifying – Benny Johnson
http://dailycaller.com/2018/03/26/what-legislation-march-for-our-lives-actually-want-video-daily-caller/
— Megyn Kelly Draws Comparisons Between Herself And Stormy Daniels – Christian Datoc
http://dailycaller.com/2018/03/26/megyn-kelly-camparison-stormy-daniels-trump/

 

FOX NEWS
— School board settles lawsuit alleging cult indoctrination – AP
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/03/22/school-board-settles-lawsuit-alleging-cult-indoctrination.html

 

ONE NEWS NOW
— School district ‘justifies’ Islamic terrorist group teaching kids – Michael F. Haverluck
https://onenewsnow.com/education/2018/03/27/school-dist-justifies-islamic-terrorist-group-teaching-kids

 

COLLEGE FIX
— Conservative students cheer ‘academic balance’ bill after school shuts down their club – CHRISTIAN MONTOYA
https://www.thecollegefix.com/post/43330/

 

THE HILL
— OUTSTANDING: 2020 Census to include citizenship question – AVERY ANAPOL AND BRETT SAMUELS
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/380387-2020-census-to-include-citizenship-question

 

USA TODAY
— Supreme Court takes on Democrats and Republicans over one-sided maps – Richard Wolf (DIERSEN: Bad politicians gerrymander political districts a) to reward those who glorify and praise them, who pander to them, who serve as their operatives or dupes, and/or who give them money and b) to punish those who do not do the aforesaid.)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/03/26/supreme-court-takes-democrats-and-republicans-over-one-sided-maps/453458002/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— How to Dig Into the ‘Deep State’ The bureaucracy’s lack of accountability should concern all Americans, regardless of Trump. – J.T. Young (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworker, and subordinates in the federal government always treated me like was a member of the Republican “deep state.” They used that to justify their wasting my career and getting rid of me.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-to-dig-into-the-deep-state-1522103364

 

BLOOMBERG
— Private Equity? It’s More Like Pirate Equity LBO sponsors will come under much-needed scrutiny as more of their debt-laden deals fall into bankruptcy and job losses mount. – Jared Dillian (DIERSEN: Where did your money come from? My money came from what I earned when I did yard work and delivered newspapers 1962-1964; washed dishes 1964-1966; cleaned golf shoes, chipped slag, and pumped gasoline in 1966; delivered mail 1966-1969; worked on an automobile assembly line and as a security guard in 1970; sold tires, automotive services, and major appliances 1970-1971; pumped gasoline 1971-1972; collected delinquent taxes 1971-1980; audited federal agencies 1980-1997 and from my collecting a Civil Service Retirement System pension since 1997 (currently $51,864/year) and Social Security since 2010 (currently $2,064/year).)
https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-03-27/wall-street-private-equity-firms-are-bad-for-jobs

 

COLUMBIA JOURNAL REVIEW
— How one AP veteran, John O’Connor, exposes corruption in Illinois – Jackie Spinner
https://www.cjr.org/united_states_project/illinois-corruption-foia-oconnor.php

 

BILLBOARD
— CBS’ Stormy Sitdown Has ’60 Minutes’ at Decade High, Topping 22 Million Viewers – Michael O’Connel
https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/8261239/stormy-daniels-60-minutes-ratings-22-million-viewers