— BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: Illinois House passes marijuana legalization bill, sends to Pritzker – Cate Cauguiran and Craig Wall
— Illinois Legislature to Remain in Session Over Weekend Numerous legislative items remain on the table as the May 31 deadline looms
— BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: Lawmakers Vote To Legalize Marijuana In Illinois
FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: Illinois House approves recreational marijuana bill; Pritzker expected to sign – AP
— BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: Illinois House approves marijuana legalization bill backed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker – Dan Petrella
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, those who promote LGBTQ activity dominate everything.
— As lawmakers legalize weed, they blow a deadline – Lisa Donovan
— BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: High time? Pritzker vows to sign legal recreational pot bill heading to his desk If the bill is signed into law, Illinois will become the first state to approve cannabis sales through the Legislature, instead of a ballot measure. – Tina Sfondeles
— Overtime: Madigan pushes legislative session into weekend, raising stakes and questions The announcement was a surprise, even with the vast amount of work to be done. That’s because negotiations had been led by Democrats — the party that holds the governor’s mansion and supermajorities in both legislative chambers. – Tina Sfondeles
— BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: Illinois poised to become 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana – AP
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: Buffalo Grove promotes LGBTQ activity.
— Trump says Mexico taking advantage of US laws – AP (DIERSEN: Democrats and RINOs have passed many laws that give foreign countries advantages over the United States. Laws that that give preference to minorities give preference to immigrants who are minorities.)
CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: Illinois House OKs recreational marijuana The bill, one of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s major campaign promises, now heads to his desk. – JOHN PLETZ
— BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: ILLINOIS LAWMAKERS VOTE TO LEGALIZE POT
— HOUSE EXTENDS SESSION INTO OVERTIME
— COMMISSIONER CALLS ON COOK CO PROLIFERS TO OPPOSE ABORTION RESOLUTION BEFORE BOARD
— BEFORE ILLINOIS HOUSE, FAIRFIELD PASTOR ASKS GOD TO JUDGE ILLINOIS FOR ABORTION POLICY
— 10 WAYS ILLINOIS’ ABORTION INDUSTRY WILL THRIVE WITH SB 25
— BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: House sends legalized cannabis bill to governor 66-47-2
— Madigan calls weekend special session
— During House prayer, minister asks God to “judge Illinois for the sanctioned destruction of the innocent unborn”
— Pritzker backs off vow to phase out private school scholarship program (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois who have demonized me, denigrated me, and condemned me the most for my letting my parents a) have me baptized as a Missouri Synod Lutheran (MSL) in 1948, b) sending me to Trinity Lutheran Grade School in Crete 1953-1961, c) sending me to Hope Lutheran Grade School in Park Forest 1961-1962 to stay with the Missouri Synod, and d) having me confirmed as a MSL in 1962.)
CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: Marijuana bill is on the move – Editorial
SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Pritzker, AFSCME reach first contract agreement in 4 years – Doug Finke
— Senator Durbin frustrated with Trump’s tariffs
— BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: Chicago Reader Inaugural Pride Block Party. . .all ages; kids under 10 free
— Of Course This Happened in Illinois. Why Wouldn’t It? Lawmakers are making money from video gambling operators. A vote on gambling expansion may happen Friday. – Logan Jaffe
MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— DeWitte’s Democratic Opponent Predicted He Would Vote for a Gas Tax
— Critique of Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik’s Attempt to Escape from Lawsuit Alleging She Removed Township Records and Be Paid for Resigning
— The Fingerprinting, Price Increase FOID Bill – Illinois State Rifle Association Take on the Bill
DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Karina Villa co-sponsors bill nonprofit says will make state ‘abortion capital of America’ – Glenn Minnis
WILL COUNTY GAZETTE
— Durkin to House Dems on graduated income tax amendment vote: ‘Take responsibility for this mess’ – Kyla Asbury
— White House: Mexico ‘exporting’ illegal immigrants to U.S. – Dave Boyer
— MAGA? 12% Democrats say US ‘was never great,’ most cite Clinton era as best – Paul Bedard (DIERSEN: What did the Democrats do to you during the Clinton era? My Democrat GAO superiors forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old, gave me unfair performance expectations and appraisals, always ranked me in the bottom half of my coworkers for pay-for-performance purposes, kept me off audits of IRS, and did not promote me beyond GS-13.)
— Trump Celebrates LGBT Pride Month, Urges World to Decriminalize Homosexuality – JOEL B. POLLAK (DIERSEN: Those who promote LGBTQ activity focus on destroying individuals, destroying organizations, destroying companies, destroying governments, and destroying countries that do not promote LGBTQ activity.)
— Video Shows More Than 1000 Illegal Aliens Pouring Over the Border – Katie Pavlich
— Secure Border or Cheap Imports? GOP Senators Say Tariffs on Mexico Would Sink Trump’s North American Trade Deal – Timothy Meads
— DHS Chief: 80,000 Migrants in Custody as Illegal Crossings Spike – Jason Devaney
— Disney And Netflix Embrace Corporate Fascism – George Rasley
— Texas on pace for ANOTHER record month in illegal immigration: 19% increase from April – Daniel Horowitz
— NOT MANY COMPANIES ACTUALLY GET BUSTED FOR HIRING ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS, STUDY FINDS – Jason Hopkins
— Trump Criticizes Illinois Bill That Would Allow Abortion up Until Birth – ZACHARY STIEBER
— Trump trade adviser says Mexico exports ‘illegal aliens’ – BRETT SAMUELS
— Trump’s approval rating hits highest point in two years – JONATHAN EASLEY
— BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: Illinois marijuana legislation goes to governor
— Trump recognizes LGBTQ Pride Month for first time The president did not recognize Pride Month for the first two years of his presidency after promising he would support the LGBTQ community. – Tim Fitzsimons (DIERSEN: Those who promote LGBTQ activity focus on destroying individuals, destroying organizations, destroying companies, destroying governments, and destroying countries that do not promote LGBTQ activity.)
NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote abortion.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats crow about their success in getting citizens of foreign countries a) to illegally come illegally to America illegally and b) to illegally stay illegally in America illegally.
— What is Mexico doing — and not doing — to keep migrants from crossing into the U.S.? – Kevin Sieff
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrat “lawmakers and businesses” side with foreign countries against America.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters promote Kasich.
NEW YORK POST
— Trump slams Mexico, Democrats over spike in asylum seekers at border – Bob Fredericks
WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Trump Ties Mexico Tariff Threats to Hefty Immigration Demands The U.S. wants Mexico either to take in asylum seekers from Central America or turn them back at their own southern border – Louise Radnofsky in Washington and Juan Montes
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters talk and act like they are paid agents for foreign countries.
— The EEOC Is Back In Business, At The Urging Of Business – Patricia Barnes (DIERSEN: In 1971, when I was 22 years old, Oldsmobile rescinded a job offer that I had accepted saying that it has just agreed to stop hiring Whites to settle an EEOC complaint. That directly resulted in my accepting a job offer from IRS. In 1997, when I was 49 years old, the Democrats who ran GAO forced me to take their early retirement “offer” a) because I had been an active member in a class action lawsuit since 1988 when I was 40 years old that charged them with reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and retaliation and b) because I had always complained about political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and retaliation.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters treasonously crow about their success in getting citizens of foreign countries a) to illegally come to America illegally and b) to illegally stay in America illegally.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters demonize, denigrate, and condemn those who do not promote hatred of Whites.
— BLS: 40% of older workers are still on the job hunt – Valerie Bolden-Barrett
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Americans oppose tariffs.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Illinois Democrats promote abortion.