February 1 Evening Edition

ABC7
— TRUMP SLAMS CHICAGO VIOLENCE, MINISTERS SAYS GANGS WANT TO WORK WITH HIM – Charles Thomas
http://abc7chicago.com/news/trump-slams-chicago-violence-minister-says-gangs-want-to-help/1732019/
— TRUMP TELLS SENATE TO ‘GO NUCLEAR’ IF SCOTUS PICK BLOCKED, TILLERSON CONFIRMED – AP
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/trump-tells-senate-to-go-nuclear-if-scotus-pick-blocked-tillerson-confirmed/1731746/

 

NBC5
— Trump: Chicago Violence is ‘Totally Out of Control’  “We’re gonna have to do something about Chicago because what’s happening in Chicago should not be happening in this country,” Trump said. – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Trump-Chicago-Violence-is-Totally-Out-of-Control-412448303.html
— ‘Just Send Them’: Emanuel Tells Trump to Send Federal Help – Mary Ann Ahern
http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/rahm-trump-send-feds-chicago-violence-412445503.html

 

CBS2
— Emanuel Tells Trump To ‘Send More FBI, DEA, ATF Agents’
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/02/01/rahm-emanuel-donald-trump-chicago-crime-gun-violence/
— Ohio Pastor Clarifies: He Meant ‘Former’ Chicago Gang Leaders Want Trump Meeting – Steve Miller
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/02/01/ohio-pastor-clarifies-he-meant-former-chicago-gang-leaders-want-trump-meeting/
— Mag Mile Display: Man Holding Sign, Welcoming Muslims – Steve Miller (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats focus on driving non-Democrats out of Chicago, out of Cook County, and out of Illinois.)
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/02/01/mag-mile-display-man-holding-sign-welcoming-muslims/

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Group recommends Illinois school funding fix; future unclear – AP
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/local/233011373-story

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Violence in Chicago still stubbornly high; Trump reacts again – Annie Sweeney and Katherine Skiba
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-chicago-violence-shootings-20170201-story.html
— Tillerson confirmed as secretary of state; GOP suspends Senate rules to push Trump picks – Kelsey Snell, David Weigel
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-senate-trump-cabinet-20170201-story.html
— Trump says it’s ‘great idea’ for pastor backing him to meet with Chicago gangs – Annie Sweeney and Jeremy Gorner
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-trump-cleveland-pastor-chicago-gangs-met-20170201-story.html
— Only a new crisis will solve Illinois’ old crisis – Eric Zorn
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/zorn/ct-rauner-madigan-illinois-budget-battle-perspec-0202-20170201-column.html
— How to help Syrian refugees? More foreign aid – Steve Chapman
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chapman/ct-syrian-refugees-trump-muslim-ban-perspec-0202-20170201-column.html
— Fix Chicago’s violence? Start by helping kids land jobs – Editorial
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-chicago-youth-unemployment-jobs-edit-0202-jm-20170201-story.html
— Rauner’s education panel says schools need more money – Monique Garcia
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-rauner-education-reform-panel-met-0202-20170201-story.html
— Rauner’s next budget proposal will look familiar – Rick Pearson, Kim Geiger and Monique Garcia
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-bruce-rauner-tribune-edit-board-met-0202-20170201-story.html
— Amid Trump immigration furor, Emanuel hosts Chicago Dreamers for dinner – Bill Ruthhart
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-rahm-emanuel-immigration-dinner-met-20170131-story.html
— How to judge Judge Gorsuch – Editorial (DIERSEN: QUESTION: In your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, in Illinois, in America, and in the world, who dictates how people should be judged?  ANSWER: Those who have the most religious, government, political, and/or financial clout.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-neil-gorsuch-trump-supreme-court-nominee-edit-0202-20170201-story.html
— Trump tells GOP to ‘go nuclear’ if Democrats block Supreme Court pick – John Wagner, Ashley Parker
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-trump-supreme-court-pick-20170201-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Frustrated Senate president might not run again – Michael Sneed
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/sneed-frustrated-senate-president-might-not-run-again/
— State’s credit rating downgraded again, budget ‘failure’ cited – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/states-credit-rating-downgraded-again-budget-failure-cited/
— Challenges to Trump order play out in fed court in Chicago – Jon Seidel
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/challenges-to-trump-order-play-out-in-fed-court-in-chicago/
— Trump calls concept of a meeting with Chicago gangs ‘great idea’ – Lynn Sweet and Fran Spielman
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/trump-calls-chicago-violence-totally-out-of-control/
— Sanctuary city order won’t threaten Chicago bond rating — yet – Fran Spielman
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/sanctuary-city-order-wont-threaten-chicago-bond-rating-yet/
— Governor’s commission urges more state money for poor students – Lauren FitzPatrick and Tina Sfondeles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/governors-commission-urges-more-state-money-for-poor-students/
— Cubs’ Theo Epstein: Trump ‘grandstanding’ on Chicago crime – Fran Spielman and Andy Grimm
http://chicago.suntimes.com/sports/cubs-theo-epstein-trump-grandstanding-on-chicago-crime/
— Theo Epstein comes away from mentoring session ‘a better man’ – Fran Spielman
http://chicago.suntimes.com/sports/theo-epstein-comes-away-from-mentoring-session-a-better-man/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “Trump is protecting you from this man’s 67-year-old aunt.”
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/brown-trump-is-protecting-you-from-this-mans-67-year-old-aunt/
— As Chicago’s violence continues, top cop sees signs of hope – Stefano Esposito
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/as-chicagos-violence-continues-top-cop-sees-signs-of-hope/
— Tillers confirmed Secretary of State: Durbin, Duckworth vote no – Lynn Sweet
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/tillers-confirmed-secretary-of-state-durbin-duckworth-vote-no/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Black police officers at Metra sue railroad for discrimination – Marni Pyke
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170201/news/170209850/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Donald Trump and the real state of America’s inner cities – AARON RENN
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170201/OPINION/170209998/donald-trump-and-the-real-state-of-americas-inner-cities
— Fitch cuts Illinois’ credit rating – GREG HINZ
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170201/BLOGS02/170209979/fitch-cuts-illinois-credit-rating

 

NORTHWEST HERALD
— State rep. Allen Skillicorn filing bill to carry proposed balanced budget – KEVIN P. CRAVER
http://www.nwherald.com/2017/02/01/state-rep-allen-skillicorn-filing-bill-to-carry-proposed-balanced-budget/ab4ckri/

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
—  Davis in Democrats’ sights for 2018 – Tom Kacich
http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2017-02-01/tom-kacich-davis-democrats-sights-2018.html

 

HERALD & REVIEW
— Commission recommends Illinois school funding fix – VAERIE WELLS
http://herald-review.com/news/state-and-regional/commission-recommends-illinois-school-funding-fix/article_9134e929-f93b-5f2f-a1ad-f3884fc3d3c4.html

 

WSIL TV
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, religious leaders talk and act like they are operatives or dupes for the Democrat Party.
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34396781/the-latest-eu-slams-trumps-immigration-ban-despite-changes

 

SUBURBAN LIFE
— World Relief DuPage/Aurora voices concerns about refugee ban – ERIC SCHELKOPF
http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2017/01/30/world-relief-dupageaurora-voices-concerns-about-refugee-ban/a43jh7s/

 

CHICAGO NOW
— Why people are leaving Illinois –  David Kunert  (DIERSEN: Democrats and RINOs do everything that they can to drive members of the following groups out of Illinois: Trump supporters, Protestants, conservatives, Republicans, Americans, Whites, males, older people, rich people, gun owners, German Americans, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.chicagonow.com/dks-myriad-musings/2017/02/why-people-are-leaving-illinois/

 

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Nunda Township GOP Supervisor Debate
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2017/02/01/nunda-township-gop-supervisor-debate/

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— WHEATON MIDDLE SCHOOL STAFF MEET STUDENTS WITH PRO-REFUGEE SIGNS  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps hint/imply/argue/shout that Trump and Trump’s supporters are racists, sexist, bigots, and even worse things.  What percent of those involved in education anti-Trump?)
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/02/wheaton-middle-school-staff-meet-students-with-pro-refugee-signs.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Wheaton Illinois’ James Howard Monroe Middle School says it is “inspiring in everyone a passion to excel,” but parents were stunned to learn this morning that staff members met students with signs inspiring passions to react against the Trump Administration’s effort to protect American citizens. “We are not afraid,” signs held by staff members at the school’s entrance said Wednesday morning, and publicized the website, “WeWelcomerefugees.com,”  while others said “You all are welcome here.” “Your voice is direly needed in this defining, historic moment, to be part of a coalition of the faith community who are compelled to be the voice of Christ, and show support for refugees, immigrants and minorities who now fear how potential political changes may significantly, and detrimentally, upend their whole world,” the site the signs referenced says. The comments on the signs are similar to those that rose up over the weekend in protest of the Trump Administration, which placed a temporary travel ban on certain immigrants and refugees hoping to find solace in America. The Trump Administration clamped down on travelers from seven countries where terrorists are reportedly being cultivated and trained for destruction to Western Civilization. Bryan Buck, the school’s principal, emailed parents Wednesday morning that having taxpayer-funded school staff meeting 6th, 7th and 8th grade students with those signs “could be perceived as political activity.” No apology was issued, only explanation and defense for the staff members: “Monroe Parents, This morning as students were entering the building, there were several school staff members holding signage reading, “We are not afraid, wewelcomerefugees.com” and “You are all welcome here.” The intent behind this demonstration was to make sure that all students, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion or language, are welcome at our schools. I understand that this situation could be perceived as political activity. Please know that the true the intent was to show openness and support for all our students. Our school district and community represent an amazing cross-section of the world, and we strive to ensure that each student is included and has a place to learn, develop and succeed in our schools. Thank you again for your continued commitment and support of one another and our school. Bryan Buck, Principal  The website the signs promoted is sponsored by the following organizations:)
— POLL: 49 PERCENT SUPPORT TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION BAN, 41 PERCENT OPPOSE
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/02/poll-49-percent-support-trumps-immigration-ban-41-percent-oppose.html
— MEMBERS OF IL CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION CHIME IN ON SCOTUS NOMINEE
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/02/members-of-il-congressional-delegation-chime-in-on-scotus-nominee-.html
— NATIONAL RIGHT-TO-WORK LAW INTRODUCED IN CONGRESS WEDNESDAY
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/02/national-right-to-work-law-introduced-in-congress-wednesday.html
— BLACK CONSERVATIVE MONTH: MEET ILLINOIS’ BABETTE HOLDER
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/02/black-conservatives-.html
— NEW TRIER GOP TAPS NEW COMMITEEMAN, AND IT’S A WOMAN
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/02/new-trier-gop-taps-new-commiteeman-and-its-a-woman.html
— BLACK PASTOR: CHICAGO GANG LEADERS BELIEVE TRUMP CAN HELP CURB KILLINGS
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/02/black-pastor-chicago-gang-leaders-believe-trump-can-help-curb-killings.html
— CHICAGO’S VIOLENT CRIME IN JANUARY MATCHES BLOODY START OF 2016
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/02/chicagos-violent-crime-in-january-matches-bloody-start-of-2016.html

 

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Judge orders Trump to end travel ban from Muslim-majority countries – Stephen Dinan
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/feb/1/judge-andre-birotte-orders-trump-end-muslim-travel/

 

GOPUSA
— The Left Won’t Stop Threatening Violence Against Trump
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=20103
— ‘White Privilege’ Essay Contest Ruffles Feathers in Upscale Liberal Town
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=20083

 

DAILY CALLER
— Trump’s Immigration Order Is More Popular Than Trump, Hillary, And The News Media – Rachel Stoltzfoos
http://dailycaller.com/2017/02/01/trumps-immigration-order-is-more-popular-than-trump-hillary-and-the-news-media/
— This FBI Employee Made $21,000 Paying Fake Car Maintenance Invoices – Thomas Phippen
http://dailycaller.com/2017/02/01/this-fbi-employee-made-21000-paying-fake-car-maintenance-invoices/

 

COLLEGE FIX
— Illinois prof viciously attacks Steve Forbes online ahead of campus talk
http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/30978/

 

THE HILL
— White House denies report that Trump threatened Mexican president over ‘bad hombres’ – NIKITA VLADIMIROV
http://thehill.com/policy/international/317463-ap-trump-told-mexican-president-to-handle-bad-hombres-or-us-troops-would

 

ABC NEWS
— Group Recommends Illinois School Funding Fix; Future Unclear – AP
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/group-recommends-illinois-school-funding-fix-future-unclear-45205547
— Trump’s VA Pick Pledges to Save Beleaguered Agency – AP
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/trumps-pick-head-va-rejects-radical-change-fix-45185478

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Hiring freeze closed government’s front door but left many windows open – Eric Yoder
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/02/01/hiring-freeze-closed-governments-front-door-but-left-many-windows-open/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Take Back Your Brain From Social Media  How do we lessen social media’s grip? Geoffrey A. Fowler talks to psychologists and neuroscientists who recommend techniques for coping – GEOFFREY A. FOWLER
https://www.wsj.com/articles/take-back-your-brain-from-social-media-1485968678

 

FORBES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “10 Journalism Brands Where You Find Real Facts Rather Than Alternative Facts.”
http://www.forbes.com/sites/berlinschoolofcreativeleadership/2017/02/01/10-journalism-brands-where-you-will-find-real-facts-rather-than-alternative-facts/2/#351ee1664753

 

SEATTLE WEEKLY
— Social Media, Social Activism and Trump: A Recipe for Mass Action  The protest a Sea-Tac Saturday could become a common scene in Seattle. – CASEY JAYWORK
http://www.seattleweekly.com/news/social-media-social-activism-and-trump-a-recipe-for-mass-action/

 

SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
— CNN journalist Mohammed Abdullah Tawfeeq, one of 721 (not 109) people held under Trump travel ban, sues
http://www.smh.com.au/world/cnn-journalist-one-of-721-not-109-people-held-under-trump-travel-ban-sues-20170201-gu3ox1.html

 

HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN
— Republicans Continue to Rush Trump’s Anti-LGBTQ Nominees’ Confirmations Through the Senate – Jordan Dashow
https://www.hrc.org/blog/republicans-continue-to-rush-trumps-anti-lgbtq-nominees-confirmations-throu

February 1 Morning Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Rauner ally Illinois Policy Institute seeks spending cuts on universities, care for poor, teacher pensions – Kim Geiger
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-illinois-policy-budget-bruce-rauner-met-20170131-story.html
— Will February be budget month for Illinois? – Editorial
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-illinois-budget-rauner-madigan-edit-0201-md-20170131-story.html
— Drain the swamp of the federal bureaucracy — and start with middle management – Steve Frank is an attorney and writer who, until he recently retired, served for more than 30 years in the U.S. Department of Justice.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-bureacracy-drain-the-swamp-trump-perspec-0201-jm-20170131-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: In a front page editorial with a big color picture unethically made to look like a news article, Democrats and RINOs promote mass immigration.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-jewish-muslim-fathers-viral-photo-met-20170131-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Obama fights back: Former president’s team resists Trump – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/obama-fights-back-former-presidents-team-resists-trump/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: It seems that for Democrats, promoting Islam is now a higher priority than promoting LGBTQ activity.  What do those who promote LGBTQ activity have to say about that?  What about the conflicts between Islam and LGBTQ activity?
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/brown-trump-wont-make-america-great-again-without-refugees/

 

DAILY HERALD
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: In a front page top of fold editorial with a color picture unethically made to look like a news article, Democrats and RINOs promote mass immigration.
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170201/news/170209959/
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH PENSION DATA ON CHASE, GILGIS, IOZZO, MAIO, AND WESTROM: Ex-DuPage County board members profit from pension loophole – Jake Griffin  (DIERSEN: What pension loopholes have you benefited from? My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes would argue that for almost 3 years 1966-1969 while I worked for the Park Forest Post Office, I earned full-time credit toward a Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) pension even though I only worked part-time. One of my Democrat GAO superiors bragged that when he found out about that in 1980, I successfully got Congress to eliminate that, so that now such CSRS credit is prorated.  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes would also argue that I benefited from taking an early retirement “offer” in 1997 when I was 49 years old.  But so far, my taking that offer has cost me in today’s dollars $1,400,563 in lost income ($10,249/mo. salary X 233 months minus $4,238 pension X 233 months).
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170201/news/170209960/
— Suburban residents worry about health insurance as ACA enrollment ends – Jamie Sotonoff  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always been furious that as a federal employee for almost 30 years and as a federal retiree for more than 19 years, I have been a member in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/healthcare/). They have not and will not seek a job with the federal government a) because the pay and benefits are terrible, b) because the advancement opportunities are terrible, c) because they lack required education, work experience, professional certifications, and/or professional licenses, d) because they cannot pass an employment examination, e) because they cannot pass a background investigation, f) because they cannot pass a physical examination, g) because they cannot take the demonization, denigration, and condemnation that comes with being a federal employee or federal retiree, and/or h) because they are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran and they know that the federal government discriminates against its employees who are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170201/news/170209961/

 

NBC5
— Meet the 29-Year-Old Suburban Democrat Running for Governor  “I was getting sick of how politics were being done, how things were being run, partisan politics being everyone against everyone else with no one actually listening to other people’s opinions,” Paterakis said. – Tom Schuba  (DIERSEN: From what I see, it is extremely difficult to win an election if those who have the most religious, government, political, and financial clout do not want you to win.)
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/-29-Year-Old-Suburban-Democrat-Running-for-Governor-412357043.html

 

ABC7
— POLICE: EMPLOYEE STRUCK DISABLED ADULT AT ELMHURST GROUP HOME
http://abc7chicago.com/news/police-employee-struck-disabled-adult-at-elmhurst-group-home/1730719/

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Chicago Police release January crime stats
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/crime/232982768-story
— Mayor Emanuel opens his home to ‘Dreamers’ – Lisa Chavarria  (DIERSEN: This encourages people to come to America illegally, to stay in America illegally, and to bring others to America illegally.  From what I see, those who promote Dreamers are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, 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 longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/local/232926615-story
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel opened his home to “Dreamers” on Tuesday night. The six young people who joined the Emanuel family for dinner all attend Chicago public high schools. They are all undocumented immigrants who were brought here as children. The “DREAM” Act would have given them a path to citizenship, but it’s not clear that path will remain clear with Donald Trump in the White House. Emanuel, who has vehemently protected Chicago’s status as a sanctuary city, says Trump’s anti-immigration efforts are contrary to American values. “The power of the United States is that people from all walks of life, every part of the world, can come to Chicago, the most American of American cities,” Emanuel said. “And they can give their children a chance at a better life.” Archbishop Blase Cupich, who is an outspoken supporter of immigration, also attended the dinner.)

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Trump immigration order cause for ‘grave concern’ – ADAM KINZINGER
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170201/OPINION/170139956
— Libertarians offer no-tax-hike state budget – GREG HINZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170131/BLOGS02/170139967/libertarians-offer-no-tax-hike-state-budget

 

WTTW
— Is It Really Possible to Balance the State Budget Without a Tax Hike? – Amanda Vinicky
http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2017/01/31/it-really-possible-balance-state-budget-without-tax-hike

 

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, universities side with foreign countries and their citizens against America and against its citizens.
http://www.pjstar.com/news/20170130/bradley-university-says-end-ban

 

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— State of the Standoff: ‘The state of Illinois is on fire’ – Devan Patel
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/state-of-the-standoff-the-state-of-illinois-is-on/article_2b61d7ba-952f-5e0d-9662-85ad510c0b99.html

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Trump’s interim U.S. attorney general Dana Boente formerly from Carlinville – Brian Robbins
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20170131/trumps-interim-us-attorney-general-formerly-from-carlinville

 

NORTHWEST HERALD
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON ILLINOIS TIGHTENS: Report concludes 1 Illinois home in 5 ‘seriously’ underwater  High property taxes hamper McHenry County’s housing recovery – KEVIN P. CRAVER
http://www.nwherald.com/2017/01/30/report-concludes-1-illinois-home-in-5-seriously-underwater/ajdl3t9/

 

TIMES
— Lawmakers may break anti-tax pledges – David Giuliani
http://www.mywebtimes.com/news/local/lawmakers-may-break-anti-tax-pledges/article_627520b3-27b6-5a79-92ea-7d89f7317efe.html
— Proposed laws aim to reform Illinois group homes
http://www.mywebtimes.com/news/local/proposed-laws-aim-to-reform-illinois-group-homes/article_80785849-f9d5-514b-8bc5-624903170d0b.html

 

WAND
— Illini Republican Organization Reacts to Protests Against President Trump’s Executive Order – Meredith Hackler
http://www.wandtv.com/story/34395601/illini-republican-organization-reacts-to-protests-against-president-trumps-executive-order

 

FOX ILLINOIS
— Rauner Urges Mendoza To Fight Stopping State Employee Pay – Jordan Abudayyeh
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/rauner-urges-mendoza-to-fight-stopping-state-employee-pay

 

NPR ILLINOIS
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON ILLINOIS TIGHTENS: Bleak Future For Illinois Economy – BRIAN MACKEY
http://nprillinois.org/post/report-bleak-future-illinois-economy#stream/0

 

POSITIVELY NAPERVILLE
— STEVE FORBES TALKS SIMPLY ABOUT CAPITALISM AT NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE
http://www.positivelynaperville.com/2017/01/31/limited-number-tickets-remains-available-steve-forbes-talk-tonight-wentz-concert-hall/69548

 

WHEATON PATCH
— DuPage Voters Will see Tax Questions on April Ballot  16 different taxing bodies will pose questions to voters about future funding – Patrick Martin
http://patch.com/illinois/wheaton/dupage-voters-will-see-tax-questions-april-ballot

 

EVANSTON NOW
— Anti-Trump group strategizes at Curt’s – Charles Bartling (DIERSEN: Where do anti-Trump groups strategize in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois?)
http://evanstonnow.com/comment/40652

 

ILLINOIS FAMILY ACTION
— U.S. Senator Rand Paul Offers Worthy Obamacare Alternative – Joshua Withrow
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2017/01/u-s-senator-rand-paul-offers-worthy-obamacare-alternative/

 

ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— The Radical Trans-Formation of America  For decades the Left has embarked on a science- and morality-defying quest to advance a sexuality ideology that undermines human flourishing. There is no better illustration of that than the radical “trans”-formation of America with regard to “transgenderism.”
https://illinoisfamily.org/podcast/podcast-radical-trans-formation-america/

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— CONSERVATIVE INITIAL REACTION TO GORSUCH PICK IS OPTIMISTIC, BUT CAUTIOUS
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/02/conservative-initial-reaction-to-gorsuch-pick-is-optimistic-but-cautious.html

 

GOPUSA
— McCain Emerges as Leader of #NeverTrump GOP Establishment in Congress
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=20088
— CEO predicts Trump assassination within 100 days
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=20097

 

FOX NEWS
— Obama may challenge Trump more forcefully in coming months  (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps will use that to justify violence against Trump and against his supporters.)
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/02/01/obama-may-challenge-trump-more-forcefully-in-coming-months-report-says.html

 

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Picking and choosing: Fired AG defended Obama’s unlawful immigration amnesty – Valerie Richardson
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jan/31/sally-yates-obeyed-obama-after-immigration-amnesty/

 

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Democrats running Tea Party playbook against Trump – W. JAMES ANTLE III
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/democrats-running-tea-party-playbook-against-trump/article/2613568

 

PUBLIUS FORUM
— The Hysteria Over Trumps Nonexistent ‘Muslim Ban’ Grows by the Minute – Warner Todd Huston
http://www.publiusforum.com/2017/01/31/hysteria-trumps-nonexistent-muslim-ban-grows-minute/

 

LIFE SITE NEWS
— Illegal Aliens Really Do Commit voter fraud – and always for Democrats
https://www.lifesitenews.com/blogs/illegal-aliens-really-do-vote-and-always-for-democrats

 

JOHN BIVER
— Identity Politics and Paraphilias: Man’s Search for Meaning
http://johnbiver.com/identity-politics-paraphilias-mans-search-meaning/

 

AMERICAN THINKER
— An ungood reading of Orwell – Jonathan F. Keiler
http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2017/02/an_ungood_reading_of_orwell.html

 

FREEDOM’S JOURNAL
— MERCY FOR THE ‘DREAMERS’ – Star Parker  (DIERSEN: Yes, but the more that you give the Dreamers, the more people who will come to America illegally, the more people who will stay in America illegally, and the more people who will bring others to America illegally.  Soon, if not already, employers will stop hiring American citizens and only hire Dreamers. In 1971, to settle an EEOC complaint, Oldsmobile stopped hiring Whites.  Because of that, Oldsmobile withdrew a job offer that I had accepted.  That directly resulted in my accepting a job offer from IRS.)
https://freedomsjournalinstitute.org/latest-news/opinion/mercy-for-the-dreamers/
— LOWER CONDUCT STANDARDS FOR LIBERALS – Walter E. Williams
https://freedomsjournalinstitute.org/latest-news/cartoons/lower-conduct-standards-for-liberals/

 

DAILY CALLER
— The Mass Protests Facing Trump Are Hardly Unprecedented – Doug Ibendahl
http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/31/mass-anti-trump-protests-are-hardly-unprecedented/

 

WORLD NET DAILY
— U.S. MUSLIMS URGED: DON’T COOPERATE AT BORDER  Travelers who raise suspicion instructed not to answer questions – ART MOORE  (DIERSEN: While I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years, my Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates frequently asked me questions to bring out the fact that I was baptized, raised, and conformed as a Missouri Synod Lutheran and that I was conservative, Republican, old (born in 1948), non-poor, a gun owner, 100% German American, non-veteran, and that my ancestors have been in America since the 1840s.  Of course, they used the aforesaid facts against me.)
http://www.wnd.com/2017/01/u-s-muslims-urged-dont-cooperate-at-border/

 

NEWSMAX
— Trump Picks Neil Gorsuch to Replace Antonin Scalia on Supreme Court
http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/trump-picks-neil-gorsuch/2017/01/31/id/771358/

 

CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN NEWS
— ANTI-TRUMP PROTEST LEADER ARRESTED ON CHILD SEX CHARGES
http://conservativerepublicannews.com/2017/01/31/anti-trump-protest-leader-arrested-on-child-sex-charges/

 

BLAZE
— State legislature considering making all of California a ‘sanctuary state’ – Tre Goins-Phillips
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/01/31/state-legislature-considering-making-all-of-california-a-sanctuary-state/

 

BREITBART
— Flashback: Chuck Schumer Considered Refugee Pause in 2015 – JOEL B. POLLAK
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/01/30/flashback-chuck-schumer-considered-refugee-pause-2015/

 

EAGLE FORUM
— Eagle Forum Thanks President Trump for Keeping His Promise
http://eagleforum.org/publications/press-releases/ef-applauds-gorsuch-selection.html

 

THE HILL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Bannon’s power puts Republicans on edge.”
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/317236-bannons-power-puts-republicans-on-edge
— Trump White House clashes with resistant civil servants – BEN KAMISAR
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/317238-trump-white-house-clashes-with-resistant-civil-servants

 

CNN
— Budweiser is accidentally political in Super Bowl ad – Alexandra Larkin  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, if you are a Republican, the longer that your ancestors have been in America, the more that Democrats and RINOs a) blame you and your ancestors for all the problems that minorities and women have had, are having, and will have and b) demonize you, denigrate you, and condemn you as being a racist, sexist, bigot, and even worse things.)
http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/31/us/budweiser-immigration-commercial-trnd/index.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: This year, Budweiser’s sneak peek of its commercial departs from their normal content and instead tells the story of company co-founder, Adolphus Busch, as he emigrates from Germany to the United States. The commercial, titled “Born the Hard Way,” and set in the 1800s, follows Busch as he sails through storms to reach the United States, faces discrimination because of his German heritage (Americans he meets tell him “go back home” and “you’re not wanted here”). Eventually, he arrives in St. Louis, Missouri, where he would meet Eberhard Anheuser and go on to create the brewing giant. The advertisement comes as the nation witnesses widespread protests over President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration ban, but Budweiser insists that the coincidental timing is just that — a coincidence. Ricardo Marques, vice president of marketing at Budweiser, has said in a statement that the commercial is “a story we believe will resonate with today’s entrepreneurial generation — those who will continue to strive for their dreams.” Budweiser stressed that the commercial focuses on the universal story of the immigrant. Mike Bryne, the chief creative officer of the advertisement agency that helped create the commercial, Anomaly, said in a statement, “When Budweiser told us that they wanted to celebrate those who embody the American spirit, we realized the ultimate story lived within their own brand history. Adolphus Busch is the hero of the Anheuser-Busch American dream.”)

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Fear of Protesters Prompts Cancellation of Trump Trip – JONATHAN WEISMAN and GARDINER HARRIS (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps crow that their threats of violence are working.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/01/us/politics/donald-trump-administration.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Americans say “A Government on Edge and in the Dark.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/31/opinion/a-government-on-edge-and-in-the-dark.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: The more that you insult Trump, the more that anti-Trumps promote you.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/01/arts/jon-stewart-trump-colbert.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats glorify and praise foreign countries and their citizens.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/01/opinion/how-trump-has-taken-away-our-homes.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— It will take 170 years for women to be equal to men — unless some things change, study says – Amanda Erickson  (DIERSEN: Democrats and RINOs promote Islam.  Under Islam, women will NEVER be equal to men.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/01/31/it-will-take-170-years-for-women-to-be-equal-to-men-under-current-conditions-study-says/
— Many federal employees don’t like Trump’s program, but they’re not revolting – Joe Davidson
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/02/01/many-feds-dont-like-trumps-program-but-theyre-not-revolting/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats make it clear that they are anti-Jewish.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2017/01/31/sean-spicer-sounds-like-a-holocaust-denier/

 

NEW YORK POST
— Democrats vow to fight Trump’s Gorsuch nomination – Marisa Schultz and Bob Fredericks
http://nypost.com/2017/02/01/democrats-vow-to-fight-trumps-gorsuch-nomination/

 

USA TODAY
_ FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH COLOR PHOTO OF BANNON: HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: Bannon takes dark view of Islam – Steve Reilly and Brad Heath  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs a) glorify and praise Islam and b) talk and act like they are going to get rid of all individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that do not promote Islam.)

 

HOUSTON CHRONICLE
— Analysis: To resist or not, the federal employees’ dilemma – Joe Davidson
http://www.houstonchronicle.com/national/article/Analysis-To-resist-or-not-the-federal-10896345.php

 

CBS SACRAMENTO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps side with Mexico and with other foreign countries against America.
http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2017/01/31/california-lawmakers-aim-to-protect-rights-of-immigrants-under-trump-administration/

 

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL
— Reince Priebus, wife settle on 6,000-square-foot home just outside the Beltway
http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2017/01/31/reince-priebus-wife-settle-on-6-000-square-foot.html

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps want America to continue to pander to Mexico.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/mexicos-bad-luck-gets-even-worse-1485908893
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/nothing-redeems-trumps-travel-ban-1485907087
— Amid Trump’s visa storm, a German reminder of what bad policy looks like. – Holman Jenkins
https://www.wsj.com/articles/incompetence-is-the-norm-1485907006

 

FORTUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Less Than a Third of Americans Believe Trump’s Immigration Order Makes Them Safer.”
http://fortune.com/2017/02/01/trump-immigration-order-safer-survey/

 

FEDERAL TIMES
— Connolly calls for 3.2 percent raise for federal employees – Carten Cordell (DIERSEN: Virtually all my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes are filled with hatred of federal employees and federal retirees.  I was a federal employee for almost 30 years and I have been a federal retiree for more than 19 years. They have not and will not seek a job with the federal government a) because the pay and benefits are terrible, b) because the advancement opportunities are terrible, c) because they lack required education, work experience, professional certifications, and/or professional licenses, d) because they cannot pass an employment examination, e) because they cannot pass a background investigation, f) because they cannot pass a physical examination, g) because they cannot take the demonization, denigration, and condemnation that comes with being a federal employee or federal retiree, and/or h) because they are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran and they know that the federal government discriminates against its employees who are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
http://www.federaltimes.com/articles/connolly-calls-for-32-percent-raise-for-federal-employees
(FROM THE ARTICLE: But the Virginia congressman — whose constituency consists of many federal workers — said the group has been wrongly maligned by the administration and the House, following the reinstitution of the Holman Rule, which allows it to make program or employee cuts in its appropriation bills. “For too long Republicans have bullied our federal workforce, falsely painting the civil servant as the scapegoat for all our country’s problems,” Connolly said in a statement. “They’ve endured shutdowns and furloughs, attacks on pay and benefits, and an across-the-board hiring freeze. Their hard work was questioned. Now, thanks to the Armageddon Rule, even individual positions could be on the congressional chopping block.” The measure won support from the National Treasury Employees Union and its president, Tony Reardon, who decried the disparity in pay increases federal employees face compared to the private sector. “Federal employees are dedicated public servants. They are highly trained and educated and work hard every day to help all Americans,” Reardon said in a statement. “They should not have to accept substandard pay raises and face continual attacks on their rights and benefits.”)

 

SOCIALIST WORKER
— The people versus the president  (DIERSEN: Who claims to be “the people” in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, in Illinois, and in America?  From what I see, they are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, 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 longer than their ancestors.)
https://socialistworker.org/2017/02/01/the-people-versus-the-president

 

INCOME INVESTORS
— 3 Things the Media Won’t Tell You About Wealth Inequality – Robert Baillieul  (DIERSEN: If you are not poor, what do your critics/opponents attribute that to?  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes hint/imply/argue/shout I am not poor a) because I was born a White male, b) because I have been blessed with good health (aside from poor eyesight and partial red-green color blindness), c) because I avoided the draft, d) because I got married, e) because my wife and I gave up trying to have children, we did not adopt, and we did not become foster parents, f) because the federal government overpaid me, and g) because my federal pension and health, dental, and vision insurance subsidy is too generous.)
https://www.incomeinvestors.com/3-things-media-wont-tell-wealth-inequality/13662/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: First, take the idea getting rich requires wealthy parents. Today, 9.6 million households in America have more than $1.0 million in assets. Of this total, 86% of them are first-generation rich; in other words, they earned their money. (Source: “10 Things You Didn’t Know About Millionaires,” CNN Money, July 31, 2014.) Most millionaires are working, and not sitting on a beach drinking cocktails. In terms of jobs, you’ll find them employed as managers (17%), educators (12%), executives (7%), business owners (6%), and professionals. (Source: “29 Valuable Facts about Millionaires,” FactRetriever.com, December 27, 2016.) Education is a key theme. Most millionaires have a college degree. Many hold advanced certifications, including a Master’s degree (18%), law degrees (eight percent), medical degrees (six percent), and PhDs (six percent). (Source: “$1 Million Isn’t Worth What It Used To Be,” Visual Capitalist, November 22, 2016.) They’re experienced, too. The average millionaire takes 32 years to hit the seven-figure mark. While the media focuses on startup founders, real wealth building is a slow process. (Source: “It takes the typical self-made millionaire at least 32 years to get rich,” Business Insider, March 5, 2015.) Skills attained. Customers served. Ladders climbed. Not a trust fund in sight. Second, we often hear the rich need to pay their “fair share.” The idea gained steam after Warren Buffett wrote his famous wealth inequality op-ed. In 2011, the billionaire investor pointed out he paid a lower tax rate than his secretary. Capital gain taxes, he argued, were unfairly low compared to levies placed on earned income. (Source: “Stop Coddling the Super-Rich,” The New York Times, August 14, 2011.) Fact is, the rich are paying a bigger load than ever. In 1950, 89% of Americans paid income taxes. Today, only 47% do so. (Source: “T15-0138 – Tax Units with Zero or Negative Income Tax,” Tax Policy Center, October 2, 2015.) On average, the top 20% pay $50,176 in income taxes. In total, this group pays 87% of all income taxes collected. By comparison, four in 10 people at the bottom end of the income spectrum end up collecting money from the government. (Source: Ibid.) Buffett’s affairs are not typical, either. Only about a quarter of those making more than $1.0 million per year pay a lower tax rate than middle-class taxpayers, according to a 2012 study by the Congressional Research Service. Never mind that these studies often skip the corporate taxes owners pay as well. (Source: “An Analysis of the “Buffett Rule,”” Congressional Research Service, March 28,2012.) And finally, the idea that America’s wealthy class is some sort of gilded elite. Once again, the numbers don’t bear that out. Nearly 70% of millionaire families lose their wealth by the second generation. Over 90% are out of the country clubs by the third. (Source: Visual Capitalist, November 22, 2016, op cit.))

January 31 Evening Edition

CBS2
— Illinois Policy Institute Pitches State Budget Plan With No Tax Hike – Craig Dellimore
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/01/31/conservative-policy-group-pitches-state-budget-plan-with-no-tax-hike/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: A conservative lobbying group has outlined a plan for ending the state’s budget standoff without a major income tax increase. The Illinois Policy Institute’s budget plan would move all new employees and as many current workers as it can persuade into a 401(k)-style retirement plan, instead of defined pensions. The proposal also would make most able-bodied people without children ineligible for Medicaid, impose the state’s most recent contract offer to unionized state workers, reduce state payroll by 10 percent, and freeze property taxes for five years. Illinois Policy Institute CEO John Tillman said it also would end state revenue sharing with larger local governments, which he claimed spend more money than they should. “We want to end that charade. We want to create local accountability. If a local school district wants to engage in pension spiking at the end of a teacher’s career, they can do that. If they want to give administrators excessive compensation packages, they can do that. But they won’t be able to send the bill to other taxpayers anymore,” he said. Tillman said state mandates on local government would be reduced, but he acknowledged there would be skepticism and resistance to much of the IPI budget plan. “Every single political actor at the local level will want to hold on to every penny they can, and it won’t be until the public demands these reforms that we really see the political will,” he said. State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) said she thinks the public will press for approval of the IPI budget plan. “That four-person family where the dad’s working his tail off, and maybe has a second job, and they know that they’re funding the Medicare for an able-bodied single adult who doesn’t want to get a job; I’ll tell you what, they’re all in on this plan, sir. All in,” she said.)
— Starbucks CEO’s Stance On Trump Travel Ban Stirs Up Bitter Brew – Jim Williams  (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will Starbucks post signs that say members of the following groups are NOT WANTED: Trump supporters, Protestants, conservatives, Republicans, Americans, Whites, males, older people, rich people, gun owners, German Americans, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/01/30/starbucks-ceos-stance-on-travel-ban-stirs-up-bitter-brew/

 

NBC5
— Trump Picks Federal Appeals Judge Gorsuch for Supreme Court  The ninth seat on the Supreme Court has sat empty since Antonin Scalia died in February 2016 – Julie Pace and Mark Sherman
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/politics/Donald-Trump-Supreme-Court-Pick-412318353.html
— Trump Sent $10K Check to Illinois FedEx Courier  “I’m still just living a dream,” Bouvet told the Washington Post. “I never thought in a million years this would happen.” – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Trump-Sent-10000-Check-to-Illinois-FedEx-Courier-Report-412296163.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trump Pawar says Rauner is a “coward” for his response to Trump immigration order.  The stronger that you speak out against the immigration order, the more that the anti-Trump news media glorifies you and praises you.
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/pawar-rauner-coward-trump-refugee-order-412316113.html

 

ABC7
— PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP NOMINATES JUDGE NEIL GORSUCH TO U.S. SUPREME COURT – Charles Thomas
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/president-donald-trump-nominates-judge-neil-gorsuch-for-supreme-court/1729837/
— REP. KINZINGER ASKS TRUMP TO EXEMPT IRAQIS WHO SERVED FROM TRAVEL BAN – AP
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/kinzinger-asks-trump-to-exempt-iraqis-who-served-from-travel-ban/1729742/
— 7 ARRESTED AT #RESISTTRUMPTUESDAY PROTEST IN CHICAGO – Liz Nagy
http://abc7chicago.com/news/7-arrested-at-resisttrumptuesday-protest-in-chicago/1730402/
— TRUMP CANCELS TRIP TO MILWAUKEE; HARLEY-DAVIDSON NOT COMFORTABLE WITH LIKELY PROTESTS, SOURCE SAYS – CNN  (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps will crow that their threats of violence are working.)
http://abc7chicago.com/news/trump-cancels-trip-to-milwaukee;-harley-davidson-not-comfortable-with-likely-protests-source-says/1730801/

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Proposed laws aim to reform Illinois group homes – AP
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/local/232801580-story

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Trump picks Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-trump-supreme-court-pick-gorsuch-20170131-story.html
— Trump cancels planned Milwaukee economic speech (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps will crow that their threats of violence are working.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-trump-cancels-milwaukee-visit-20170131-story.html
— 7 arrested in second week of ‘Resist Trump’ protests – William Lee
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-federal-building-protest-met-20170201-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Rauners say “Rauner ally seeks spending cuts on universities, care for poor, teacher pensions.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-illinois-policy-budget-bruce-rauner-met-20170131-story.html
— President Trump sent rural Illinois FedEx courier a $10,000 check in the mail – Justin Jouvenal
http://www.chicagotribune.com/ct-trump-illinois-supporter-20170131-story.html
— Durbin calls Trump attorney general nominee Sessions ‘wrong person for job’ – Katherine Skiba  (DIERSEN: Democrats and RINOs want someone who is anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, 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 longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-dick-durbin-opposes-jeff-sessions-met-0131-20170131-story.html
— Toying with run for governor, J.B. Pritzker calls Trump immigration order ‘wrong’ – Kim Janssen  (DIERSEN: What do your critics/opponents toy with?  Since 2000, my critics/opponents have toyed with replacing me as your GOPUSA Illinois with someone who they can manipulate/dominate.  Sooner or later, their replacement for me would promote dependency on government, dependency on charity, LGBTQ activity, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, booze, pot, gambling, race based preference giving, gender based preference giving, age discrimination, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, abolition of the First and Second Amendments, and even worse things.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chicagoinc/ct-pritzker-silberman-0131-chicago-inc-20170131-story.html
— DIERSEWN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Chicago man is frantic over Trump order as Iranian-artist wife stranded abroad.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-green-card-iranian-artist-met-20170130-story.html
— Trump gives the hard left a chance at power – John Kass
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/kass/ct-trump-supreme-court-kass-0201-20170131-column.html
— In Peoria, Caterpillar’s move feels like ‘kick in the gut’ – Greg Trotter
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-caterpillar-peoria-reaction-0201-biz-20170131-story.html
— Chicago State must pay whistleblower $4.3 million after delaying payment – Jodi S. Cohen and Stacy St. Clair
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-chicago-state-whistleblower-final-payment-20170131-story.html
— Two lawsuits in Chicago challenge Trump travel ban – Jason Meisner
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-trump-travel-ban-chicago-lawsuit-met-20170131-story.html
— Fireworks at the Justice Department: Trump fires acting Attorney General Sally Yates – Editorial
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-trump-fires-sally-yates-attorney-general-edit-0201-jm-20170131-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “How a ‘chaos candidate’ becomes a disaster president.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/page/ct-trump-refugees-immigration-ban-perspec-0201-20170131-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “Donald Trump’s constant lying threatens the American experiment.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-donald-trump-constant-lying-20170131-story.html
— People gather to protest Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos for education secretary
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-protest-trumps-nomination-of-betsy-devos-for-education-secretary-photos-20170131-photogallery.html
— Hobby Lobby case among Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s notable opinions
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-supreme-court-nominee-neil-gorsuch-notable-opinions-20170131-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— President Trump names Neil Gorsuch as his Supreme Court pick – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/julie-pace-and-mark-sherman/
— Trump nixes Wisconsin trip amidst protest concerns – AP  (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps will crow that their threats of violence are working.)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/trump-nixes-wisconsin-trip-amidst-protests-concerns/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps Durbin and Duckworth say to Rauner “Stand up against Obamacare repeal.”
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/durbin-duckworth-to-rauner-stand-up-against-obamacare-repeal/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “Abortion trigger law ‘a nightmare scenario for women.”
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/steinberg-abortion-trigger-law-a-nightmare-scenario-for-women/
— Durbin, Duckworth to Rauner: ‘Stand up’ against Obamacare repeal – Tina Sfondeles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/durbin-duckworth-to-rauner-stand-up-against-obamacare-repeal/
— Trump taps Gorsuch for Supreme Court, youngest nominee in decades – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/julie-pace-and-mark-sherman/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Constituents crowd Hultgren office to discuss president – James Fuller  (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps are nasty.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170131/news/170139747/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: “People are very concerned about President Trump,” Scown told a nodding Goncher. “He has no understanding of his limited powers under the Constitution. He shows no discipline. We feel it’s our Congress’ duty to address an out of control president. We want to know that Mr. Hultgren will protect the Constitution and protect our rights.” Specifically, Scown pointed Trump’s recent ban on immigration from seven Muslim-majority nations as unconstitutional. Miller, an armed services veteran, said preventing Muslims who are non-U.S. citizens who helped U.S. military efforts in the Middle East is “a disgrace.” Hultgren released a statement Monday calling the ban “overly broad” with an “inconsistent and confused” interpretation. Hultgren said he supports efforts to review immigration screening processes to strengthen them. However, he said the process to vet refugees is “already extensive and thorough.” Miller said Hultgren’s statement was “weak” and didn’t go far enough. “He didn’t stand up and say it’s immoral, illegal, and we should ban it,” Miller said. The constituents also called on Hultgren to make his position known on various presidential cabinet appointments, especially those involving the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the education department. “Will the congressman stand up and protect the environment?” Miller asked. “Will he stand up for public schools?” Goncher said Hultgren does plan on hosting a town hall shortly. The staff has not set the time and place for such a public meeting, she said. Goncher pledged to call every one of the constituents who came to the office Tuesday and make separate appointments to listen to their concerns if need be. “We will always be available,” she said. “What we’re asking if that they make an appointment. If they give us a heads up on the topic, we can have a little bit more information to share with them.”)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “How Trump’s voter fraud claim spread like a virus.”
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170131/news/170139814/
— Librarians can combat ‘fake news,’ panel says – Elena Ferrarin
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170131/news/170139754/
— Suburban officials roll out welcome mat for Caterpillar – Anna Marie Kukec
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170131/business/170139761/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Durbin, Duckworth hit Rauner over Obamacare – GREG HINZ
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170131/BLOGS02/170139965/durbin-duckworth-hit-rauner-over-obamacare

 

WTTW
— How Healthy is Illinois’ Job Market? – Evan Garcia  (DIERSEN: Employers in northeast Illinois are overwhelmingly Democrat. Therefore, the healthier that Illinois’ job market gets, the fewer members of the following groups will be hired or promoted: Trump supporters, Protestants, conservatives, Republicans, Americans, Whites, males, older people, rich people, gun owners, German Americans, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2017/01/31/how-healthy-illinois-job-market

 

BLOOMIMGTON PANTAGRAPH
— After Trump order, volunteer lawyers descend on big airports – AP
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/after-trump-order-volunteer-lawyers-descend-on-big-airports/article_d368635d-660d-5b38-ae3b-b32b8604cd98.html
— 2 federal lawsuits filed in Chicago over Trump travel ban – AP
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/federal-lawsuits-filed-in-chicago-over-trump-travel-ban/article_b97c9f51-70cf-5712-bcf4-a8498b212acb.html

 

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR
— Local officials: ‘It feels like being left at the altar’ – Nick Vlahos
http://www.pjstar.com/news/20170131/local-officials-it-feels-like-being-left-at-altar

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Illinois Policy Institute offers budget solution that promises not to raise taxes – Brian Robbins
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20170131/illinois-policy-institute-offers-budget-solution-that-promises-not-to-raise-taxes

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps promote anti-Trumps.
http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2017-01-31/immigration-ban-ui-we-will-not-abide.html

 

LINCOLN COURIER
— Rauner administration alleges misinformation in AFSCME voting – Doug Finke
http://www.lincolncourier.com/news/20170131/rauner-administration-alleges-misinformation-in-afscme-voting

 

WSIL TV
— Speaker Paul Ryan defends Trump’s order, warns of protests – AP
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34385489/speaker-defends-trumps-order-warns-of-protests

 

CHICAGOIST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “About That $10K Check Trump Sent To An Illinois Volunteer.”
http://chicagoist.com/2017/01/31/trump_fedex_courier.php

 

ILLINOIS NEWS WATCH
— Trump justice nominee means Illinois’ fair share case could lead to national right-to-work law
https://ilnews.org/11938/trump-justice-nominee-means-illinois-fair-share-case-lead-national-right-work-law/

 

REPUBLICAN NEWS WATCH
— President Trump v. Useful Idiots, et al. – DOUG IBENDAHL
http://republicannewswatch.com/wp/?p=14253
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The protests against our new Commander-in-Chief aren’t going to stop. In fact, expect the hate and anger to get hotter, and the size of the protests to get larger, as President Trump keeps winning for America. And the winning has only begun. So don’t let the protests dampen your post-election joy. Just sit back and savor the spectacle. The Extreme Left – which is the only wing left in the Democratic Party — is nothing if not entertaining. The Democrats have proven they don’t care an iota about expanding economic opportunity for the millions abandoned by their failed ideology and political idols. And they have also made it painfully obvious that keeping Americans safe is the least of their concerns. I seriously question whether there’s a single protester out there who truly believes Trump will harm the interests of women, the LGBT community, African-Americans, Hispanics, or anyone else. It’s actually quite the opposite. What’s keeping the Democrats up at night is a recurring nightmare in which Donald Trump continues to make good on his promises to lift-up all and unite the country. The typical Trump hater out there marching and/or inciting violence isn’t concerned about others. It’s purely a selfish concern centered on their fear of becoming even more irrelevant – if that’s even possible. Donald Trump and his supporters can take heart in the fact that another great President faced similar opposition from a hysterical Left, and it only made him stronger.)

 

CHRISTIAN NEWS WIRE
— Trump Triangulates on Homosexuality vs. Abortion — AFTAH Condemns Decision to Keep Obama’s Pro-LGBT Executive Order – Peter LaBarbera
http://www.christiannewswire.com/news/7367579046.html

 

GOPUSA
— When Will They Show Outrage Over Dead Americans?
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=20075
— Chicago Pub apologizes for ‘Build-A-Wall’ burger with Mexican toppings
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=19972
— You want fake news? Check out AG’s ‘hate crime hotline’
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=20090
— Rasmussen poll shows strong backing for halt in refugees
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=20070

 

FOX NEWS
— Ingraham Reacts to Obama: Security, Border Control Aren’t ‘American Values’?
http://insider.foxnews.com/2017/01/31/ingraham-reacts-obama-statement-security-border-control-arent-american-values
— Al Sharpton Slammed for Calling Jesus a ‘Refugee’
http://insider.foxnews.com/2017/01/31/al-sharpton-tweet-jesus-refugee-reaction
— Tech companies worry about cherished tech visas – AP
http://www.foxbusiness.com/features/2017/01/31/ap-explains-tech-companies-worry-about-cherished-tech-visas.html

 

DAILY WIRE
— No, Muslim Refugees Are Not Jewish WWII Refugees. Here Are 5 Reasons Why. – MICHAEL QAZVINI
http://www.dailywire.com/news/1217/no-muslim-refugees-are-not-jewish-wwii-refugees-michael-qazvini

 

DAILY CALLER
— Let’s Be Real: Obama ‘Barred’ Syrian Christian Refugees. Just Look At The Numbers – Rachel Stoltzfoos
http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/28/lets-be-real-obama-barred-syrian-christian-refugees-just-look-at-the-numbers/

 

FEDERALIST
— Christians Need To Stop Being So Naive About Muslim Immigration – Wendy Wilson
http://thefederalist.com/2017/01/06/christians-need-stop-naive-muslim-immigration/

 

BLAZE
— Trump administration grants nearly 900 refugees waivers to enter U.S. this week – Chris Enloe
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/01/31/report-trump-administration-grants-nearly-900-refugees-waivers-to-enter-us-this-week/

 

POLITICO
— Trump picks Gorsuch for Supreme Court – SHANE GOLDMACHER and JOSH GERSTEIN
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/trump-gorsuch-supreme-court-234464

 

THE HILL
— GAO: IRS should improve handling of ID-theft cases – NAOMI JAGODA  (DIERSEN: I worked for IRS for almost 9 years, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 levels, currently $79,563-$90,173.  I worked GAO for almost 18 years, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $94,610-$122,991. I worked on audits of IRS’s Criminal Investigation Division for 3 of those years.)
http://thehill.com/policy/finance/317239-watchdog-irs-should-improve-handling-of-id-theft-cases
— Drudge slams GOP Congress for making Trump ‘do everything alone’ – JOE CONCHA (DIERSEN: In your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois, who takes the lead in promoting the Republican Party platform and the Illinois Republican Party platform, especially their traditional family, right to life, and immigration planks?)
http://thehill.com/homenews/media/316955-drudge-slams-gop-congress-for-making-trump-do-everything-alone

 

HUFFINGTON POST
— To: The Next Governor of Illinois – Keith Kelleher, president, SEIU Healthcare Illinois
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/to-the-next-governor-of-illinois_us_5890c73fe4b02c397c178cd0

 

CNN
— President Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court – Ariane de Vogue
http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/31/politics/donald-trump-supreme-court-nominee/index.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps crow “Trump continues Obama order protecting LGBTQ federal workers.” For federal employees, ever-increasingly since the 1960s, if you do not promote LGBTQ activity, your career will be wasted and you will be gotten rid of.
http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/31/politics/lgbt-protections-trump-continues-obama-policy-federal-workers/

 

REUTERS
— Trump’s go-to man Bannon takes hardline view on immigration – John Walcott and Julia Edwards Ainsley  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, under the Democrats and under the RINOs, the longer that your ancestors have been in America, the more that Democrats and RINOs blame you for all the problems that minorities and women have had, are having, and will have.)
http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN15E2TG

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court – JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and MARK LANDLER
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/31/us/politics/supreme-court-nominee-trump.html

 

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— California moves closer to becoming sanctuary state after measure gets committee approval – NANCY DILLON
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/california-moves-closer-sanctuary-state-article-1.2960979

 

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: As Democrats ever-increasingly become more anti-Jew, Democrats ever-increasingly accuse Republicans of being anti-Jew.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-white-houses-soft-core-holocaust-denialism/2017/01/30/193da2a4-e724-11e6-80c2-30e57e57e05d_story.html
— Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch, a proponent of strictly interpreting the Constitution, to fill Supreme Court vacancy
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/01/31/trump-nominates-neil-gorsuch-a-proponent-of-strictly-interpreting-the-constitution-to-fill-supreme-court-vacancy/

 

NEW YORK MAGAZINE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps want Trump to pander to foreign countries and to their citizens. Anti-Trumps put foreign countries and their citizens ahead of America and its citizens.
http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/01/trumps-top-trade-adviser-says-germany-exploits-the-u-s.html

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Donald Trump Taps Judge Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court  Appeals-court judge, if confirmed, would replace Justice Scalia – MICHAEL C. BENDER and  BRENT KENDALL
https://www.wsj.com/articles/donald-trump-taps-judge-neil-gorsuch-for-supreme-court-1485911116?mod=djemalertNEWS

 

MODESTO BEE
— Whatever Trump breaks, GOP owns it – Editorial  (DIERSEN: Everything that Obama broke, Democrats own it.)
http://www.modbee.com/opinion/editorials/article129870199.html

 

MACOMB RADIO
— Governor Rauner Promises State Workers Will be Payed – Sean Patrick  (DIERSEN: During the 1980s and 1990s, as GAO’s budget was cut more and more and more in relative if not absolute terms, the head of GAO, Charles Bowsher, promised more and more and more that employees who were minority, female, younger, and/or veteran would not be adversely affected, this is, that only employees who were White, male, older, and/or non-veteran would be adversely affected.)
http://macombradio.com/macomb-news/289816

 

GAO
— IRS Improved Telephone Service but Needs to Better Assist Identity Theft Victims and Prevent Release of Fraudulent Refunds (DIERSEN: As a GS-11, currently $66,379, IRS Revenue Officer in early 1974, I was responsible for all of the IRS employees in Chicago who answered telephone calls from taxpayers and their representatives.  As a result of my performance on that assignment, IRS promoted me to GS-12, currently $79,563, in mid-1974.)
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-17-186

 

FED SMITH
— Legislation Introduced to Give Federal Employees a 3.2% Pay Raise in 2018 – Ian Smith
http://www.fedsmith.com/2017/01/31/legislation-introduced-to-give-federal-employees-a-3-2-pay-raise-in-2018/

 

SLATE
— In America, We Don’t Excuse Injustice if Only a Few People Are Affected – Evan Urquhart  (DIERSEN: Poetical affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, retaliation, and other injustices mainly affect federal employees who are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
http://www.slate.com/blogs/outward/2017/01/30/in_america_we_don_t_excuse_injustice_if_only_a_few_people_are_affected.html

 

ESQUIRE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Aside from Prejudiced, Trump’s Travel Ban Is Also Incompetent.”
http://www.esquire.com/news-politics/videos/a52703/seth-meyers-trump-ban/

 

VANITY FAIR
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “DONALD TRUMP’S INNER CIRCLE IS ALREADY ALIENATING ITS ALLIES.”
http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2017/01/donald-trump-immigration-executive-order

 

WASHINGTON BLADE
— Despite new pledge, fears persist of anti-LGBT action from Trump – Chris Johnson  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, those who promote LGBTQ activity hint/imply/argue/shout that they, their operatives, and their dupes will get rid of individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that do not promote LGBTQ activity.  Most, if not virtually all of my critics/opponents promote LGBTQ activity.)
http://www.washingtonblade.com/2017/01/31/despite-pledge-on-obama-order-advocates-still-fear-anti-lgbt-action-from-trump/

January 31 Morning Edition

ABC7
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON CHICAGO TIGHTENS: AT LEAST 50 KILLED, 300 SHOT IN CHICAGO SO FAR IN JANUARY, CPD SAYS – Jessica D’Onofrio
http://abc7chicago.com/news/at-least-50-killed-300-shot-in-chicago-so-far-in-january-cpd-says/1729577/

 

CBS2
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps promote “Growing Outrage As Trump Stands By Travel Ban.”
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/01/30/growing-outrage-as-trump-stands-by-travel-ban/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Senate tax hike is a raw deal for Illinoisans – Jeanne Ives
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-illinois-budget-tax-increase-pensions-perspec-0131-jm-20170130-story.html
— Breaking silence, Obama speaks out on Trump immigrants order – AP
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/sns-bc-us–obama-trump-20170130-story.html
— Rauner administration tells workers ‘a strike against the taxpayers is reckless’ – Monique Garcia
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-bruce-rauner-strike-reckless-story.html
— Balmoral school in Crete stays open despite water scare – Susan DeMar Lafferty
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/news/ct-sta-balmoral-school-water-st-0131-20170130-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats promote J.B. Pritzker
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chicagoinc/ct-pritzker-silberman-0131-chicago-inc-20170131-story.html
— Steve Forbes at North Central College – Michelle Mullins
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-naperville-news-digest-st-0129-20170127-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, will speak about capitalism at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave.  Forbes was invited by the college’s student Republican organization. The event is free and open to the public, but a ticket is required to enter. Tickets can be obtained by calling the college’s box office at 630-637-7469. “Mr. Forbes brings a wealth of knowledge that spans across the business world, politics and journalism,” senior Ryan T. Schuring, president of the college’s Student Government Association and vice president of the College Republicans, said in a statement. “A speaker with his stature will help foster and promote civil discourse within the walls of institutional learning and beyond.”)
— Geraci’s lawsuit to keep dogs off condo elevators moving forward – Robert Channick
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-geraci-dog-condo-lawsuit-0131-biz-20170130-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump asks “Trump’s refugee order: Which side are you on?”  Overwhelmingly, those who oppose the order are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, 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 longer than their ancestors AND THOSE WHO SUPPORT THE ORDER ARE Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/huppke/ct-trump-muslim-ban-huppke-20170130-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Appointees owe allegiance to Constitution, not Trump – Linda Chavez  (DIERSEN: Operatives and dupes for my critics/opponents who have lots of Republican political clout in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois hint/imply/argue/shout that I OWE ALLEGIANCE TO MY CRITICS/OPPONENTS AND a) NOT to the Milton Township Republican Central Committee by-laws or resolution against video gambling and b) NOT to the DuPage County Republican Central Committee by-laws and c) NOT to the Illinois Republican Party by-law or platform and d) NOT to the Republican Party by-laws or platform.)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/opinion-appointees-owe-allegiance-to-constitution-not-trump/
— Trump shows he revels in dangerous chaos – Jesse Jackson
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/jesse-jackson-trump-shows-he-revels-in-dangerous-chaos/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “When a president knows nothing, others creep in.”  On what do you base your knowledge and your opinions of the federal government?  For me, it includes my working for the federal government for almost 30 years, and especially the almost 18 years that I worked for GAO, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $94,610-$122,991.  I worked on audits of federal financial industry regulators for almost 9 years, on audits of IRS for 3 years, and on audits of many other federal agencies for almost 6 years.  I served on the Association of Government Accountants Chicago Chapter Executive Committee for 13 years.
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/editorial-when-a-president-knows-nothing-others-creep-in/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Caterpillar to move HQ to Chicago area  (DIERSEN: Of course, anti-Trumps will urge Caterpiller to move to a precinct, a municipality, a township/ward, and a county that voted overwhelmingly for Clinton.)
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170131/NEWS05/170139971/caterpillar-to-move-hq-to-chicago-area

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Is Lisa Madigan rescuing ‘Dadigan’? – Jim Dey
http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2017-01-31/jim-dey-lisa-madigan-rescuing-dadigan.html

 

MADISON RECORD
— Lisa Madigan still trying to stiff state workers – Editorial (DIERSEN: Since the beginning of time, government employees and government retirees have been hated.  Virtually every individual, virtually every organization, virtually every company, virtually every government, and virtually every country wants to stiff government employees and to stiff government retirees. Those who hate government employees and government retirees just love that.  Overwhelmingly, those who hate government employees and government retirees have not and will not seek a job with the federal government a) because the pay and benefits are terrible, b) because the advancement opportunities are terrible, c) because they lack required education, work experience, professional certifications, and/or professional licenses, d) because they cannot pass an employment examination, e) because they cannot pass a background investigation, f) because they cannot pass a physical examination, g) because they cannot take the demonization, denigration, and condemnation that comes with being a federal employee or federal retiree, and/or h) because they are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran and they know that the federal government discriminates against its employees who are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
http://madisonrecord.com/stories/511078281-lisa-madigan-still-trying-to-stiff-state-workers

 

WTTW
— Behind the Court Case That Could Shut Down State Government – Amanda Vinicky
http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2017/01/30/behind-court-case-could-shut-down-state-government

 

DEKALB DAILY CHRONICLE
— NIU president, Illinois congressmen respond to Muslim immigration ban  (DIERSEN: NIU accepted me as a transfer student from UIC in 1969 when I was 20 yeas old.  If I was 20 today, I doubt that NIU would accept me because I am NOT anti-Trump, because I am NOT anti-Protestant, because I am NOT anti-conservative, because I am NOT anti-Republican, because I am NOT anti-American, because I am NOT anti-White, because I am NOT anti-male, because I am NOT anti-older people, because I am NOT anti-rich people, because I am NOT anti-gun owners, because I am NOT anti-German Americans, because I am NOT anti-draft avoiders, and because I am NOT anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://www.daily-chronicle.com/2017/01/30/niu-president-illinois-congressmen-respond-to-muslim-immigration-ban/aowcxsa/

 

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR
— Navy SEAL who died in Yemen raid was from Peoria – Andy Kravetz
http://www.pjstar.com/news/20170130/navy-seal-who-died-in-yemen-raid-was-from-peoria

 

JOURNAL COURIER
— Stopping pay a political move with bad results – Editorial  (DIERSEN: From what I see, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes are so full of hatred of federal employees and retirees, that they would strongly support any cut or elimination of compensation for federal employees and retirees.)
http://myjournalcourier.com/news/105210/editorial-stopping-pay-a-political-move-with-bad-results

 

HERALD & REVIEW
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, “Illinois churches, community groups” act as operatives or as dupes for the Democrat Party.
http://herald-review.com/business/central-illinois-churches-community-groups-protest-trump-order/article_a5926459-405f-5d64-aacd-536983ffc75c.html

 

MCHENRY TIMES
— 27 solutions offered to curb rising property taxes in Illinois – Giovanni Whaley
http://mchenrytimes.com/stories/511077493-27-solutions-offered-to-curb-rising-property-taxes-in-illinois

 

FOX ILLINOIS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Hundreds Rallying Travel Ban On Campus Announcing A New U Of I Petition.”
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/hundreds-rallying-travel-ban-on-campus-announcing-a-new-u-of-i-petition

 

WSIL TV
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Democratic state attorneys general begin Trump pushback.”
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34385048/democratic-state-attorneys-general-begin-trump-pushback

 

CHICAGO READER
— Illinois owes around $11 billion in unpaid bills (plus interest) after 18 months without a budget deal – Kate Shepherd
http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2017/01/31/illinois-owes-around-11-billion-in-unpaid-bills-plus-interest-after-18-months-without-a-budget-deal-and-other-chicago-news

 

DAILY NORTHWESTERN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Feinberg students hold demonstration in support of Affordable Care Act.” How soon, if not already, will schools a) stop accepting students who are not Democrats and b) expel students who do not hate Republicans?)
https://dailynorthwestern.com/2017/01/30/campus/feinberg-students-hold-demonstration-in-support-of-affordable-care-act/

 

SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS NEWS
— Saline County GOP sees economic opportunities with new administration – Michael Carroll (DIERSEN: What do you see with the new administration?  I see increased hatred by those who are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, 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 longer than their ancestors.)
http://seillinoisnews.com/stories/511071525-saline-county-gop-sees-economic-opportunities-with-new-administration

 

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Hultgren on Trump’s Immigration Executive Order, Calls It “Overly Broad”
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2017/01/30/hultgren-on-trumps-immigration-executive-order-calls-it-overly-broad/
— Skillicorn Introduces Right to Work Bill
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2017/01/30/skillicorn-introduces-right-to-work-bill/
— Highest Spending Campaign May Be for Algonquin Township Road Commissioner
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2017/01/30/highest-spending-campaign-may-be-for-algonquin-township-road-commissioner/

 

ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— Identity Politics and Paraphilias: Body Integrity Identity Disorder – John Biver
https://illinoisfamily.org/religious/identity-politics-paraphilias-body-integrity-identity-disorder/

 

ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE
— INSTEAD OF TAX HIKES, ELIMINATE THE SICK-DAY PERK DRIVING UP PENSION COSTS  Illinois state senators are considering a budget with massive tax hikes, but is short on critical pension reforms, which would save taxpayers billions. – Eric Kohn  (DIERSEN: My Civil Service Retirement System pension is slightly higher because I got credit for unused sick days.  My Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates in the federal government did not like that at all; almost all of them used their sick days as fast as they earned them.)
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/instead-of-tax-hikes-eliminate-the-sick-day-perk-driving-up-pension-costs/

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— SIX ILLINOIS ORGANIZATIONS CERTIFIED AS BEST CHRISTIAN WORKPLACES FOR 2017
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/six-illinois-organizations-honored-as-certified-best-christian-workplaces-for-2017.html
— CITING CHICAGO MURDER CRISIS, GINGRICH MOCKS SCHUMER’S TEARS
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/citing-chicago-murder-crisis-gingrich-mocks-schumers-tears.html
— RACIAL WEALTH GAP IN DEMOCRAT-CONTROLLED CHICAGO WORSE THAN NATIONAL AVERAG
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/racial-wealth-gap-in-democrat-controlled-chicago-worse-than-national-average.html
— ILLINOIS REPUBLICAN PARTY RELEASES NEW AD: “DROP THE MIKE”
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/illinois-republican-party-releases-new-ad-drop-the-mike.html
— SHOTT: SHOWDOWN IN BLOODY CHICAGO
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/shott-showdown-in-bloody-chicago.html

 

CAPITOL FAX
— Illinois Policy Institute: Slash funding for local governments, universities, schools, Medicaid
http://capitolfax.com/2017/01/31/illinois-policy-institute-slash-funding-for-local-governments-universities-schools-medicaid/
— Maybe it’s time to consider consolidating villages?
http://capitolfax.com/2017/01/31/maybe-its-time-to-consider-consolidating-villages/

 

GOPUSA
— Classless Ex-prez Weighs in to Encourage Protesters
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=20040
— Starbucks: We’ll hire 10,000 refugees  (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will Starbucks post signs that say the following are not wanted: Trump supporters, Protestants, conservatives, Republicans, Americans, Whites, males, older people, rich people, gun owners, German Americans, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
http://www.gopusa.com/starbucks-well-hire-10000-refugees/
— Boy Scouts to allow girls who think they are boys to join
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=20046
— Mexico earmarks $50M to fight individual deportations (DIERSEN: Are you a Trump supporter?  How much money has Mexico earmarked to get rid of you?)
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=20048
— End the Foreign-Aid Racket
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=20038

 

CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN NEWS
— TRUMP TO GIVE PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS PRIORITY REFUGEE STATUS
http://conservativerepublicannews.com/2017/01/30/trump-to-give-persecuted-christians-priority-refugee-status/

 

BREITBART
— Trump Administration to Publish Crimes Committed by Illegal Aliens in Sanctuary Cities – KATIE MCHUGH
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/01/25/trump-administration-publish-crimes-committed-illegal-aliens-sanctuary-cities/

 

NATIONAL REVIEW
— The Myth of the Virtuous Poor – DAVID FRENCH  (DIERSEN: If you are not poor, what do your critics/opponents attribute that to?  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes hint/imply/argue/shout I am not poor a) because I was born a White male, b) because I have been blessed with good health (aside from poor eyesight and partial red-green color blindness), c) because I avoided the draft, d) because I got married, e) because my wife and I gave up trying to have children, we did not adopt, and we did not become foster parents, f) because the federal government overpaid me, and g) because my federal pension and health, dental, and vision insurance subsidy is too generous.)
https://www.nationalreview.com/magazine/2017-02-06-0000/poverty-morality-conservatives

 

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— Trump Halted $181 Billion in Regulatory Costs on First Day in Office  Regulation freeze stops Obama administration’s pending rules – Elizabeth Harrington  (DIERSEN: What about the many trillions of dollars in regulatory costs since the 1960s a) to give preference to minorities and b) to give preference to females?)
http://freebeacon.com/issues/report-trump-halted-181-billion-regulatory-costs-first-day-office/

 

THE HILL
— McConnell: If GOP unites, we will win – ALEXANDER BOLTON AND BOB CUSACK  (DIERSEN: For RINOs, uniting means getting rid of those who support the Republican Party platform, that is, getting rid of those who voted for Trump.)
http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/317001-mcconnell-if-gop-unites-we-will-win
— Democrats boycott confirmation votes for Trump nominees – PETER SCHROEDER
http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/317076-dems-boycott-confirmation-votes-for-trump-nominees

 

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— Syria warns of setting up safe zones for civilians as unsafe – BASSEM MROUE  (DIERSEN: Just kidding, but not completely, will Trump have to set up “safe zones” for his supporters in precincts, in municipalities, in townships/wards, in counties, and in states that are anti-Trump?  Provably not because Trump supporters have bought a tremendous amount of firearms and ammunition for their self-defense.)
http://www.concordmonitor.com/Syria-warns-of-setting-up-safe-zones-for-civilians-as-unsafe-7798776

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Are You Married to Your Party? A measure of Identity. – Lynn Vavreck  (DIERSEN: The more planks in the Republican Party platform that you reject, the more planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform that you reject, and the more that you reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling, the harder that you work against me and against all Republicans.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/31/upshot/are-you-married-to-your-party.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s Immigration Order Tests Limits of Law and Executive Power.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/30/us/politics/trump-immigration-muslim-ban.html
— Obama’s Protections for L.G.B.T. Workers Will Remain Under Trump – JEREMY W. PETERS  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, under the Democrats and under the RINOs, if you do not promote LGBTQ activity, you will be wasted and you will be gotten rid of.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/30/us/politics/obama-trump-protections-lgbt-workers.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps promote foreign countries and their citizens.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/30/us/politics/daca-dreamer-immigrant-trump.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump and his supporters.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/31/opinion/the-republican-fausts.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/31/opinion/make-china-great-again.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/30/upshot/republicans-have-one-big-incentive-to-stick-with-trump.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Refugees Entering the U.S. Already Face a Rigorous Vetting Process.”
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/01/29/us/refugee-vetting-process.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Priebus: ‘maybe we need to expand’ immigration ban
https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/politics/priebus-maybe-we-need-to-expand-immigration-ban/2017/01/31/e900224e-e77b-11e6-903d-9b11ed7d8d2a_video.html
— Trump’s First 100 Days: Get with the program or get out – Elise Viebeck  (DIERSEN: It was get with the Democrat Party platform or get out while I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years. Nevertheless, I survived for almost 3 years at the Post Office, for almost 9 years at IRS, and for almost 18 years at GAO.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/01/30/trumps-first-100-days-get-with-the-program-or-get-out/
— To resist or not, the federal employees’ dilemma – Joe Davidson  (DIERSEN: While I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years, I never resisted any order, including orders my Democrat superiors carried out to give preference to my supervisors, to my coworkers, and to my subordinates because they were Democrat, minority, female, younger, and/or veteran.  However, because I complained about the aforesaid orders, and especially because in 1988 I became an active member in a class action lawsuit that charged the federal government with reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and retaliation, my Democrat GAO superiors forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old, did not promote me beyond GS-13, kept me off audits of IRS for all but 3 of the almost 18 years that I worked for GAO, and forced me to take an $18,847 pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO in 1980.  My Democrat IRS superiors did not promote me beyond GS-12, disallowed my education deductions, and disallowed my partial day per diem claims.  My Democrat Post Office superiors forced me resign in 1969 and disallowed my sick leave requests.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/01/31/to-resist-or-not-the-federal-employees-dilemma/

 

USA TODAY
— Advocacy groups leverage anger to target Trump – John Bacon  (DIERSEN: Who in your precinct, who in your municipality, who in your township/ward, who in your county, and who in Illinois takes the lead in promoting hatred against Trump and against those who voted for Trump?  What plans do they have to get rid of those who voted for Trump in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois?)
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2017/01/30/advocacy-groups-leverage-anger-target-trump/97240668/
— FRONT PAGE: Trump Nation says controversial immigration order is no surprise to them – Rick Hampson  (DIERSEN: How big is the “Trump Nation” in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, and in your county?)
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/01/30/trump-nation-says-controversial-immigration-order-no-surprise-them/97248710/
— Trump targets tech’s H-1B visa hiring tool – Marco della Cava, Elizabeth Weise and Jon Swartz
http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2017/01/30/trump-targets-techs-h1b-visa-hiring-tool/97240588/
— Older workers feel on track for retirement. Are they? – Paul Davidson
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2017/01/31/older-workers-feel-track-retirement-they/97162652/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: All of that has taken a toll. Twenty-seven percent of the 45- to 65-year-olds surveyed have no retirement savings or investments and another 22% have less than $100,000. About 14% have at least $500,000 and 5% have $1 million or more. By contrast, nearly 50% believe they’ll need at least $500,000 to be comfortable and about a quarter say they’ll need at least $1 million. Rheaume says there’s no one-size-fits-all benchmark for a retirement fund — despite the oft-cited $1 million standard — adding it depends on the retiree’s lifestyle and spending patterns. Still, he says, the number of aging Americans with less than $100,000 “is very concerning.” Not surprisingly, there’s a stark contrast between lower- and higher-income workers. Of those earning $50,000 or more, 84% have retirement savings, compared to 45% of those with lower salaries, the survey shows.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps ask “Trump ban effect?” and say “World is going to start closing the door.”  Anti-Trumps want America to pander to foreign countries and to their citizens.
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2017/01/30/donald-trump-immigration-muslim-travel/97247774/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— When You Need to Face Facts in Your Life  Getting past information avoidance to deal with health issues, financial difficulties and other worries – ELIZABETH BERNSTEIN  (DIERSEN: My critic/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes promote “information avoidance” big time.  They do not want you to read GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.  They want you to get all your information from them.  They a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, c) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, d) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, e) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, f) are operatives for the aforesaid, and/or g) are dupes for the aforesaid and/or they are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, 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 longer than their ancestors.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/when-you-need-to-face-facts-in-your-life-1485791641
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps glorify and praise foreign countries and their citizens.  Ever-increasingly, the longer that your ancestors have been in America, the more that anti-Trumps want to get rid of you.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-trump-protest-under-lady-libertys-gaze-1485821234
— The Press Deserves Freedom, Not Privilege  Don’t tell journalists to shut up. Subject them to increased competition instead. – WILLIAM MCGURN
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-press-deserves-freedom-not-privilege-1485821387
— Even Jimmy Carter Was Cautious About Admitting Refugees  He refused entry to 40,000 Cambodians—but later took a humane approach to communism’s victims. – SETH LIPSKY
https://www.wsj.com/articles/even-jimmy-carter-was-cautious-about-admitting-refugees-1485821291
— How State Lawmakers Can Restore Freedom on Campus  Use the power of the purse to abolish speech codes—making public colleges into a model for private ones. – PETER BERKOWITZ
https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-state-lawmakers-can-restore-freedom-on-campus-1485821338

 

FORBES
— Obama Department Of Education Drastically Underestimated Student-Loan Debt – Tom Lindsay
http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomlindsay/2017/01/31/__trashed/#2e3299913ccb

 

JACKSON SUN
— Low-paid illegal workers benefit Sanctuary Restaurants – MICHAEL SHANNON  (DIERSEN: Democrats want illegals because they vote for Democrats.  RINOs want illegals because they want cheap labor.)
http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/opinion/columnists/2017/01/31/low-paid-illegal-workers-benefit-sanctuary-restaurants/97239168/

 

NEW YORKER
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “NEW YORK STANDS UP TO TRUMP.”
http://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/new-york-stands-up-to-trump

 

NEW YORK MAGAZINE
— Don’t Blame Ivanka and Jared, They Were Observing Shabbat – Margaret Hartmann  (DIERSEN: What do you say to my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who demonize me, who denigrate me, and who condemn me for putting GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together and sending them out on weekends?)
http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/01/ivanka-and-jared-dont-blame-us-we-were-observing-shabbat.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: But now sources close to the First Couple, Jr. are claiming that they had nothing to do with the discriminatory travel ban or its chaotic rollout – and they even have an alibi. President Trump announced his executive order minutes before the sun set on Friday night, and Vanity Fair reports that Ivanka and Jared were initially unaware of the uproar because they were observing Shabbat. The couple, who are both orthodox Jews, do not use technology or do work from sundown on Friday to sundown on Saturday. Kushner is often portrayed as a moderating force, both on his father-in-law and between the different factions in his orbit. One source suggested that’s why both Saturdays of the Trump administration were especially tumultuous. “He wasn’t rolling calls on Saturday when this happened,” a source said of the day after the inauguration. “To me, that’s not a coincidence.”  Sources tell Vanity Fair that Kushner can’t really be blamed for the other six days of the week either, because his influence over his father-in-law is already waning.)

 

AMERICAN PROSPECT
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s Immigration Crackdown is Dangerous for Workers (Not Just Immigrants)”
http://prospect.org/article/trump%E2%80%99s-immigration-crackdown-dangerous-workers-not-just-immigrants

 

INSIDE HIGHER EDUCATION
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps provide “10 Ways to Support Students Facing Immigration Crises.” How soon, if not already, will schools a) stop accepting students who are not Democrats and b) expel students who do not hate Republicans?)
https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2017/01/31/how-faculty-members-and-administrators-can-help-immigrant-students-essay

 

FEDERAL TIMES
— Forget the hiring freeze, OMB plan could alter the workforce – Carten Cordell (DIERSEN: Republicans downsized GAO during all the almost 18 years that I worked for the agency 1980-1997. Because of that, the Democrats who ran the agency focused on wasting the careers of and getting rid of their employees who were Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
http://www.federaltimes.com/articles/forget-the-hiring-freeze-omb-plan-could-alter-the-workforce
(FROM THE ARTCLE: The more important thing is the Phase 2, which is the creation of the downsizing plan,” said Don Kettl, a professor at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. “What kind of plan will it be in trying to reduce the size of the federal government through attrition? That really raises two questions: First, does the size of the federal workforce need to be reduced. And the second is, if you are going to reduce it, does it make sense to do it through attrition?” By using attrition as a tool to whittle down the workforce, the Trump administration would be trying to leverage the increasing number of federal employees eligible for retirement to achieve its goals. Some estimates have pegged the eligible number of retirees at 40 percent of the total workforce by 2020, which would accomplish the Trump administration’s goal, but runs the risk leaving a very large skills gap. “The one thing we know about doing it through attrition is that you are never going to end up with the kind of workforce that you need because the people that are leaving aren’t necessarily the jobs you need to replace,” Kettl said. “And the jobs you need to replace aren’t necessarily matched by the people who are leaving.”)

January 30 Evening Edition

ABC7
— PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TRAVELING TO MILWAUKEE FOR SPEECH ON ECONOMY – AP
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/president-trump-traveling-to-milwaukee-for-speech-on-economy/1728134/
— 6 COUNTS OF MURDER FOR QUEBEC MOSQUE ATTACK SUSPECT – AP
http://abc7chicago.com/news/6-counts-of-murder-for-quebec-mosque-attack-suspect/1727707/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Police did not give a motive for the attack.  Trump called Trudeau to express condolences to the Canadian people and to offer any assistance that might be needed. The White House pointed to the attack as an example of why Trump’s policies were needed. “We condemn this attack in the strongest possible terms. It’s a terrible reminder of why we must remain vigilant and why the president is taking steps to be pro-active, rather than reactive when it comes to our nation’s safety and security,” White House spokesman Sean Spicer said.)
— OBAMA ENDORSES 4TH WARD ALDERMAN INCUMBENT – Charles Thomas
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/obama-endorses-4th-ward-alderman-incumbent/1728532/
— SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS ATTENDEES SPEAK OUT ABOUT IMMIGRATION ORDER
http://abc7chicago.com/entertainment/celebs-get-political-at-the-sag-awards/1727203/
— PRESIDENT TRUMP FIRES ACTING ATTORNEY GENERAL SALLY YATES AFTER SHE DEFIES IMMIGRATION ORDER – Diane Pathieu and John Garcia
http://abc7chicago.com/news/acting-ag-will-not-defend-trumps-travel-ban/1727741/

 

NBC5
— Obama ‘Fundamentally Disagrees’ With Religious Discrimination, Praises Protests: Spokesman  Obama has not weighed in on a political issue since leaving office on Jan. 20 – Josh Lederman  (DIERSEN: Islam is more like a political party or a nation without borders than a religion.)
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/politics/Obama-Fundamentally-Disagrees-With-Religious-Discrimination-Spokesman-412188033.html
— Ex-Alderman Sandi Jackson Accuses Jesse Jackson Jr. of Harassment  The court filing is the latest salvo in the couple’s increasingly bitter divorce battle – Phil Rogers
http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Ex-Alderman-Sandi-Jackson-Accuses-Jesse-Jackson-Jr-of-Harassment-412214063.html
— Trump Schedules Milwaukee Trip This Week to Discuss Economy, White House Confirms  In November, Trump became the first GOP presidential candidate to win Wisconsin’s popular vote since 1984. – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/president-donald-trump-milwaukee-trip-economy-412170783.html

 

CBS2
— Universities Criticize Trump’s Immigration Ban
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/01/30/universities-criticize-trumps-immigration-ban/
— Not All Illinois Republicans Back Trump’s Travel Ban – Derrick Blakley
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/01/30/not-all-illinois-republicans-back-trumps-travel-ban/

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Justice head tells staff not to defend Trump refugee order – AP
http://www.fox32chicago.com/home/232650859-story

 

WLS
— Illinois ACLU denounces Trump travel ban from Muslim nations – John Dempsey
http://www.wlsam.com/2017/01/30/illinois-aclu-denounces-trump-travel-ban-from-muslim-nations/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— About 40 held at O’Hare on Monday – Nereida Moreno and Stacy St. Clair
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-immigration-ban-ohare-0131-20170130-story.html
— Illinois Democrats in Congress lash out at Trump’s immigration order – Katherine Skiba
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-illinois-congressmen-trump-immigration-met-0130-20170130-story.html
— U. of I. advises some students, scholars not to travel abroad – Dawn Rhodes and Ally Marotti
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-higher-education-immigration-met-20170130-story.html
— Willis calls on governor to reinstitute bipartisan budget groups
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/franklin-park/news/ct-fhj-willis-bipartisan-plan-tl-0202-20170130-story.html
— Trump’s voter fraud expert registered in 3 states: AP
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-trump-voter-fraud-expert-phillips-20170130-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump asks “Are we really stuck with President Donald Trump?”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-impeach-trump-president-mike-pence-20170130-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “With executive order, Trump makes rookie managerial mistake.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/columnists/ct-trump-management-immigration-robert-reed-0131-biz-20170130-column.html
— Chicago’s racial wealth gap far worse than U.S. average, report finds – Gail MarksJarvis (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted a) that instead of me, the Post Office should have hired a minority in 1966, b) that the Post Office should gotten rid of me much sooner than it did so that a minority could have my job, c) that instead of me, IRS should have hired a minority in 1971, d) that instead of me, IRS should have promoted minorities in 1972, 1973, and 1974, e) that instead of me, GAO should have hired a minority in 1980, f) that instead of me, GAO should have promoted a minority in 1986, and g) that GAO should gotten rid of me much sooner than it did so that a minority could have my job and my preferred corner office.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-chicago-racial-wealth-divide-0131-20170130-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “Think the liberal protests are big? Just wait.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/zorn/ct-anti-trump-liberal-protests-perspec-zorn-0131-20170130-column.html
— Trump’s pick for budget chief has a Nannygate problem – Editorial
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-nannygate-mulvaney-trump-cabinet-edit-0131-jm-20170130-story.html
— Fox Valley Congressmen criticize Trump’s immigration executive order – Rafael Guerrero, Steve Lord and Suzanne Baker
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-courier-news/news/ct-ecn-congress-immigration-reaction-st-0131-20170130-story.html
— Proposed laws aim to reform group homes for adults with disabilities – Michael J. Berens and Patricia Callahan
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/watchdog/grouphomes/ct-group-homes-new-legislation-met-20170130-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Trump fires acting Attorney General who defied him on immigration – Lynn Sweet
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/trump-fires-acting-attorney-general-who-defied-him-on-immigration/
— Obama spokesman says ex-president ‘heartened’ by protests – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/obama-spokesman-says-ex-president-heartened-by-protests/
— Who will remain silent in Trump’s America? – Mark Brown  (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps run Illinois. Anti-Trumps run Cook County.  Anti-Trumps run Chicago.  Ever-increasingly, those anti-Trumps make it clear that they will get rid of any individual, any organization, any company, and any government entity that supports Trump.)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/brown-who-will-remain-silent-in-trumps-america/
— Obama jabs at Trump’s order; Hultgren has reservations – Lynn Sweet
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/sweet-obama-jabs-at-trumps-order-hultgren-has-reservations/
— Rauner administration warns potential AFSCME strike ‘reckless’ – Tina Sfondeles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/rauner-administration-warns-potential-afscme-strike-reckless/
— Illinois universities issue statements on travel ban – AP  (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will Illinois universities officially banish all students, faculty, employees, administrators, alumni, etc. who are not anti-Trump?)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/illinois-universities-issue-statements-in-response-to-travel-ban/
— Rauner lawyer urges Mendoza to fight state worker pay filing – Tina Sfondeles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/rauner-lawyer-urges-mendoza-to-fight-state-worker-pay-filing/
— Durbin: Madigan filing a ‘bold move’ to force Rauner’s hand – Tina Sfondeles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/durbin-madigan-filing-a-bold-move-to-force-rauners-hand/
— NU, U. of I. warn students, staff affected by Trump travel ban – Lauren FitzPatrick, Dan Mihalopoulos, Nader Issa
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/nu-u-of-i-warn-students-staff-affected-by-trump-travel-ban/
— Attorneys remain at O’Hare, seeking information, offering help – Andy Grimm
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/attorneys-remain-at-ohare-seeking-information-offering-help/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Hultgren criticizes immigration ban, Roskam stays silent – Marni Pyke
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170130/news/170139865/
— Trump says ‘all is going well’ on immigration order amid questions, confusion – Washington Post
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170130/news/170139929/
— TRAGIC: Wheeling considers new wine bistro with gambling – Chacour Koop
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170130/news/170139894/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “Illinois GOP in hiding on Trump immigration order.”
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170130/BLOGS02/170139991/illinois-gop-in-hiding-on-trump-immigration-order
— Four things to know about Chicago’s immigration bar – CLAIRE BUSHEY
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170130/NEWS04/170139994/four-things-to-know-about-chicagos-immigration-bar
— Chicago joblessness and crime are connected, U of I report concludes – GREG HINZ (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operative, and their dupes might use this to hint/imply/argue/shout that I do not have a criminal record because I had jobs doing yard work, delivering newspapers, washing dishes, cleaning golf shoes, chipping slag, pumping gasoline, delivering mail, working on an automobile assembly line, working as a security guard, selling tires, automotive services, and major appliances, collecting delinquent taxes, and auditing federal agencies.)
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170128/BLOGS02/170129845/chicago-joblessness-and-crime-are-connected-u-of-i-report-concludes
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: On page 19 of its January 30, 2017 edition, Crain’s Chicago Business says that 46% of its subscribers are millionaires. I have been a Crain’s Chicago Business subscriber for many years.
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/section/subscribe

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— AFSCME holding vote on whether to authorize state employee strike – AP
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20170130/afscme-holding-vote-on-whether-to-authorize-state-employee-strike
— Some Illinois Republicans supportive of Trump travel ban – Bernard Schoenburg
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20170130/some-illinois-republicans-supportive-of-trump-travel-ban
— Rally speakers, including congressman’s sister, call for Obamacare to be retained – Dean Olsen
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20170130/rally-speakers-including-congressmans-sister-call-for-obamacare-to-be-retained

 

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRAT
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: The anti-Trump Belleville News Democrat promotes an anti-Trump protest.
http://www.bnd.com/news/local/article129704714.html

 

BELOIT DAILY NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “TRUMP TRAVEL BAN SOWS CHAOS AT AIRPORTS, OUTRAGE AT PROTESTS.”
http://www.beloitdailynews.com/article/20170129/AP/301299819

 

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— New House GOP Conference chair Keith Wheeler says voters have mandated reform
http://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511078013-new-house-gop-conference-chair-says-voters-have-mandated-reform

 

METRO EAST SUN
— Eric Kohn: Rauner should call out AFSCME for insincerity in contract talks – Karen Kidd
http://metroeastsun.com/stories/511060911-analyst-rauner-should-call-out-afscme-for-insincerity-in-contract-talks

 

CHICAGOIST
— After Spending Weekend With Koch Brothers, Rauner Sort-Of Criticizes Trump Immigration Ban
http://chicagoist.com/2017/01/30/rauner_spends_the_weekend_with_the.php

 

CHICAGO PATCH
— Navy SEAL from Illinois Killed in Yemen al-Qaida Raid  William “Ryan” Owens died Saturday in a raid that reportedly killed 14 terrorist operatives. – Shannon Antinori
http://patch.com/illinois/chicago/navy-seal-illinois-killed-yemen-al-qaeda-raid

 

BOLINGBROOK PATCH
— Group Plans Protest Against Bolingbrook Mayor, Donald Trump  So far 5 people say they plan to protest the grand opening of the Claar/Bolingbrook First campaign headquarters. – Shannon Antinori
http://patch.com/illinois/bolingbrook/group-plans-protest-against-bolingbrook-mayor-donald-trump
(FROM THE ARTICLE: A grassroots group said it’s planning to protest a planned grand opening of the Bolingbrook First campaign headquarters on Monday, Feb. 6. A Facebook group called “Vote Roger Claar Out in 2017” is asking community members to become part of a physical and virtual protest via a “Protest Roger Claar and Donald Trump!” event. According to the event page, the group takes issue with “(Claar’s) high-dollar fundraiser in Bolingbrook for Donald Trump, his never ending support for him” and accuses the mayor of a “long list of questionable decisions for the village.” The long-serving mayor and the Bolingbrook First slate are seeking reelection in April. Candidates are: Claar, currently in his 30th year as mayor  Village Clerk Carol Penning, now in her seventh term  Trustee Mike Lawler, who has served on the board since 1995  Trustee candidate Shelton L. Watts, who was recently sworn in to fill a vacancy on the village board  Trustee Maria A. Zarate, elected in 2013  A grand opening at the Bolingbrook First campaign headquarters, 128 E. Boughton Road, is slated for 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 6. “Bring your friends and family to meet and mingle with the candidates, and feel free to pick up a yard sign while you’re at it,” the Facebook event page for the grand opening said. “We look forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones.” Reached via Facebook, the organizers of the protest said they did wish to be identified, but stated that the page is not run by members of the Bolingbrook First opponents “Bolingbrook United.” “For various reasons we have kept our identities confidential – including to avoid potential targeting from the mayor in retribution for opposing him publicly,” the group told Patch. As of Monday afternoon, 20 people had indicated they are “interested” in the Feb. 6 demonstration while five have marked themselves as “going.”  “It’s also a ‘virtual’ protest,” the group said. “We want not only people to show up in person but if they are unable to do so then to simply mark that they are ‘interested’ in the event.” Claar did not immediately respond to an email from Patch on Monday afternoon. While it denied affiliation with Bolingbrook United, the protest group did say it supports the slate’s mayoral candidate, current Will County board member Jackie Traynere, saying it is looking for a “breath of fresh air.” The group also said it backs the rest of the Bolingbrook United slate of labor attorney Jaime Olson for village clerk and trustee candidates Robert Jaskiewicz, owner of a business lending firm; Mary Helen Reyna, owner of a firm that specializes in immigration law; and Terri Ransom, an IT consultant. “The reality in Bolingbrook is that the same man has been in office for over 30 years and for at least the last 16 years there has been no other candidate’s name on the actual ballot and we desperately need a change,” the group told Patch in an email. “(Claar’s) His failure to distance himself from Trump’s actions over the past few days against Muslims is further evidence of the fact that he’s lost touch with our diverse community.”)

 

UPSTREAM IDEAS
— Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Calls Trump “A Wild Animal”
http://upstream-ideas.com/upstream-ideas/ideas/former-mexican-president-vicente-fox-calls-trump-a-wild-animal

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— WITH 15 OTHER DEMOCRATS, AG MADIGAN CONDEMNS TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDER
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/with-15-other-democrats-ag-madigan-condemns-trump-executive-order.html
— SHIMKUS SUPPORTS STEPPED UP VETTING PROCESS FOR THOSE SEEKING ENTRY TO U.S.
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/shimkus-supports-stepped-up-vetting-process-for-those-seeking-entry-to-us.html

 

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Trump ban splits GOP members of Illinois congressional group – AP
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jan/30/trump-ban-splits-gop-members-of-illinois-congressi/
— U of Illinois, Northwestern, U of Chicago decry travel ban – AP
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jan/30/u-of-illinois-northwestern/

 

GOPUSA
— Teacher stages Trump assassination in class
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=19951
— De Blasio promises to protect NYC mosques  (DIERSEN: What religion are you?  Who promises to protect members of your religion?)
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=20017
— Another week of deadly shootings in another Democrat run city (Philadelphia)
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=19975

 

DAILY CALLER
— The Liberal Media Has Declared War On President Trump – JACK KOCSIS  (DIERSEN: Who has declared war on you?  I should write a book about those individuals, organizations, companies, and governments in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois that have declared war on me.  So far, I have done nothing to defend myself, but I reserve my right to do so.)
http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/30/the-liberal-media-has-declared-war-on-president-trump/
— Attorney General Has An Interesting Plan For Helping Trump: Sue The Government – Christopher Bedford  (DIERSEN: I should write a book about lawsuits that I have filed against government entities including a municipality, a township, a county, and the federal government.)
http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/30/attorney-general-has-an-interesting-plan-for-helping-trump-sue-the-government/
— De Blasio Blasts Trump’s Order As Affront To Religious Liberty, But Tried To Drive Chick-Fil-A Out Of Business – Jonah Bennett
http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/29/de-blasio-blasts-trumps-order-as-affront-to-religious-liberty-but-tried-to-drive-chick-fil-a-out-of-business/
— Flashback: Democrats Tried To Block Thousands Of Vietnam War Refugees, Including Orphans – Richard Pollock
http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/29/flashback-when-liberal-democrats-opposed-refugees-and-even-orphans/
— Trump Voters Are Pleased With His Immigration Halt – Amber Randall
http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/30/trump-voters-are-pleased-with-his-immigration-halt/

 

FOX NEWS
— Major Companies Speak Out Against Trump’s Exec. Order on Immigration  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, major companies side with foreign countries against America.)
http://insider.foxnews.com/2017/01/30/companies-speak-out-donald-trump-immigration-ban

 

NEWS BUSTERS
— Media Ignore Crimes of Left-wing Protesters, While Smearing Conservatives – Hans Bader
http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/hans-bader/2017/01/30/media-ignore-crimes-left-wing-protesters-while-smearing-conservatives

 

BREITBART
— Fake News: Daily Beast Falls for Quebec Mosque Attack Hoax, Blames ‘White Supremacists’ – CHARLIE NASH
http://www.breitbart.com/tech/2017/01/30/daily-beast-falls-shooting-suspect-hoax-publishes-fake-news/

 

BLAZE
— Gallup: Donald Trump reaches majority disapproval rating in record time – Chris Enloe
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/01/30/gallup-donald-trump-reaches-majority-disapproval-rating-in-record-time/

 

BARBWIRE
— SPEAK ENGLISH, TELL THE TRUTH, AND OTHER WAYS TO RESTORE THE REPUBLIC – MARK LANDSBAUM
http://barbwire.com/2017/01/30/speak-english-tell-truth-restore-republic/

 

INDEPENDENT JOURNAL REVIEW
— The “New Fascists” In The Mainstream Media Are The Primary Purveyors Of The Politics Of Hate – MARK MECKLER
http://ijr.com/opinion/2017/01/263669-new-fascists-intentionally-lie-divide-otherize-patriotic-americans-hide-title-journalists/

 

THE HILL
— Top Republicans left in dark about Trump’s travel ban.  The Trump White House did not consult top Republican leaders or key committee heads before the president’s unilateral action Friday barring travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries, multiple GOP sources said. – SCOTT WONG, MIKE LILLIS AND JORDAN FABIAN  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents want me to not only consult with them, but to consult with every Republican activist, candidate, elected official, party leader, major donor, political consultant, etc. in Illinois a) before I include any link to any article in a GOPUSA ILLINOIS email and b) before I include any event in my upcoming event list.  They want me to carry out their blacklist orders.)
http://thehill.com/homenews/house/316992-top-republicans-left-in-dark-about-trumps-travel-ban
— Obama ‘heartened’ by protests, spokesman says – BEN KAMISAR
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/316909-obama-heartened-by-protests-spokesman-says

 

POLITICO
— Acting Justice Department chief won’t defend Trump immigration order – JOSH GERSTEIN
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/trump-immigration-executive-order-234401
— Obama supports protests: ‘American values are at stake’ – EDWARD-ISAAC DOVERE
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/obama-supports-protests-american-values-are-at-stake-234375

 

NBC NEWS
— Trump Signs Executive Order to Curtail Regulations – ANDREW RAFFERTY (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors in the federal government relied on “regulations” to take adverse actions against me.  My Democrat GAO superiors forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old, did not promote me beyond GS-13, kept me off audits of IRS for all but 3 of the almost 18 years that I worked for GAO, and forced me to take an $18,847 pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO in 1980.  My Democrat IRS superiors did not promote me beyond GS-12, disallowed my education deductions, and disallowed my partial day per diem claims.  My Democrat Post Office superiors forced me resign in 1969 and disallowed my sick leave requests.)
http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/trump-signs-executive-order-reduce-regulations-n714151

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Trump Fires Acting Attorney General – MARK LANDLER, MATT APUZZO and ERIC LICHTBLAU
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/30/us/politics/trump-immigration-ban-memo.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “It’s Already Difficult to Gain Entry Into the U.S.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/30/us/politics/trump-executive-order-immigration-refugees.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “How Trump’s Rush to Enact an Immigration Ban Unleashed Global Chaos.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/29/us/politics/donald-trump-rush-immigration-order-chaos.html
— Bannon Is Given Security Role Usually Held for Generals – GLENN THRUSH and MAGGIE HABERMAN
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/29/us/stephen-bannon-donald-trump-national-security-council.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Trump has fired the acting attorney general who ordered Justice Dept. not to defend president’s travel ban – Matt Zapotosky, Sari Horwitz and Mark Berman
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/acting-attorney-general-an-obama-administration-holdover-wont-defend-trump-immigration-order/2017/01/30/a9846f02-e727-11e6-b82f-687d6e6a3e7c_story.html
— Obama rejects comparison between Trump’s immigration policy and his own, encourages protests – Juliet Eilperin
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/01/30/obama-rejects-comparison-between-trumps-immigration-policy-and-his-own-encourages-protests/
— Trump defiantly says ‘all is going well’ on immigration order amid chaos, while Obama backs protesters – Mark Berman and Matt Zapotosky
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/01/30/trump-says-all-is-going-well-on-immigration-order-amid-questions-and-confusion/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Facebook Is Trying Everything to Re-Enter China—and It’s Not Working  Since regulators blocked the service in 2009, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has hired well-connected executives, developed censorship tools and taken a ‘smog jog’ in Beijing—but the company has made no visible headway. – ALYSSA ABKOWITZ in Beijing, DEEPA SEETHARAMAN, EVA DOU (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents want “censorship tools,” they want to abolish the First Amendment, they want to manipulate/dominate everything.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/mark-zuckerbergs-beijing-blues-1485791106

 

USA TODAY
— NAACP president Brooks, 10 more activists, arrested again in sit-in outside Sessions’ office – Melanie Eversley
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/01/30/naacp-president-brooks-9-more-activists-arrested-again-sit–outside-sessions-office/97257694/
— Government leases high-security space from foreign owners – Kevin Johnson
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/01/30/government-leases-high-security-space-foreign-owners/97256432/

 

NEWSWEEK
— TRUMP DEFENDS IMMIGRATION BAN AS ‘NOT ABOUT RELIGION’ – REUTERS  (DIERSEN: Islam is more like a political party or a country without borders than a religion.)
http://www.newsweek.com/trump-defends-immigration-ban-not-religion-549875

 

BUSINESS INSIDER
— ‘A lot of bad dudes out there!’: Trump launches into morning tweetstorm defending immigration order – Maxwell Tani
http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-immigration-order-travel-ban-twitter-2017-1

 

FORBES
— Congressman Peter Roskam and Tax Reform’s Big Moment – Ryan Ellis
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ryanellis/2017/01/30/congressman-peter-roskam-and-tax-reforms-big-moment/#54316a5378e7

 

FED SMITH
— Federal Government Contributes Up to 18% of Employees’ Pay? – Ralph R. Smith
http://www.fedsmith.com/2017/01/30/federal-government-contributes-up-to-18-of-employees-pay/

 

NATION
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly anti-Trumps glorify and praise foreign countries and their citizens.
https://www.thenation.com/article/refugees-are-welcome-here/

 

VANITY FAIR
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “REPUBLICANS BREAK WITH TRUMP AS BACKLASH OVER “MUSLIM BAN” GROWS  President Trump has found himself increasingly isolated as the White House, led by Steve Bannon, keeps the federal government and Congress in the dark. Meanwhile, world leaders, protesters, and federal judges have criticized the order.”
http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2017/01/republicans-trump-muslim-ban

January 30 Morning Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Rauner avoids taking stand on Trump refugee executive order – Rick Pearson  (DIERSEN: If you “take a stand” against Trump, the anti-Trump media will glorify and praise you.  How soon, if not already, if you fail/refuse to “take a stand” against Trump, will the anti-Trump media demonize you, denigrate you, and condemn you?)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-bruce-rauner-donald-trump-syrian-refugees-executive-order-20170129-story.html
— Strike vote by big Illinois worker union starts Monday – Kim Geiger
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-afscme-strike-vote-monday-story.html
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: Interest payments on Illinois’ unpaid bills add to vast cost of budget impasse – Monique Garcia
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-illinois-budget-impasse-cost-met-20170129-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps crow that “Refugees in Illinois: More than 40 percent from banned countries.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-muslim-refugees-in-illinois-htmlstory.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps crow that “Chicagoans decry travel restrictions as family, friends held at O’Hare.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-ohare-immigration-met-20170129-story.html
— Does it ever make sense to work for free? – Amy Morin  (DIERSEN: Because no one pays me for what I do for you as your GOPUSA Illinois Editor, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes viciously demonize, viciously denigrate, and viciously condemn what I do for you as your GOPUSA Illinois Editor as being WORHLESS. How much an hour are my critics/opponents paying their operatives and their dupes to harass me?  Is at least $15 an hour?)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/success/inc/tca-does-it-ever-make-sense-to-work-for-free-20170125-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “President Trump, keep your ‘Feds’ to yourself.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/glanton/ct-trump-chicago-crime-glanton-20170127-column.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump.
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/trumps-travel-ban-puts-chicago-on-edge/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats want the “sports world” to promote the Democrat Party platform, that is, to serve as operatives or as dupes for Democrat politicians.
http://chicago.suntimes.com/sports/hatefulness-of-trumps-immigration-ban-exposed-by-sports-world/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats a) glorify and praise foreign countries and their citizens and b) demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump and those who voted for him.
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/ask-a-chicagoan-mr-president-about-dangerous-immigrants/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump glorifies and praises another anti-Trump.
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/laura-washington-emanuel-displays-skillful-touch-vs-trump/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Joe Walsh speaking to Elk Grove Republicans  (DIERSEN: Are you a Republican Precinct Committeeman/Captain? Who will the speaker be at your next monthly township, ward, and/or county party meeting?  Who spoke at the last meeting?  Which candidates, elected officials, and party leaders attended the last meeting?  How many precinct committeemen/captains attended?)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170129/news/170128736/
(FROM THE ANNOUNCEMENT: Former congressman and radio host Joe Walsh will be the guest speaker at the Republican Organization of Elk Grove Township meeting 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at Elk Grove Township Meeting Hall, 2400 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. Admission is free, the meeting is open and refreshments will be served.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Elgin High teacher fears Trump will restrict climate change research.”
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170130/news/170139968/
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH COLOR PHOTO OF MARNI PYKE: OK or ‘outrageous’? Metra’s latest fare hike arrives this week – Marni Pyke
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170130/news/170139967/
— FRONT PAGE WITH BIG COLOR PICTURE: Many DuPage voters will face tax hike questions in April – Robert Sanchez
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170130/news/170139963/
— Cronyism alive and well in DuPage – Bob Peickert, Chairman, Democratic Party of DuPage County, Lombard  (DIERSEN: If someone were to charge me with benefiting from cronyism in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and/or in Illinois, what facts would they cite?)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170130/discuss/170139984/

 

DNA INFO
— ‘Open Up Your Homes’ To DREAMers, Says Rahm, Who Will Host In His House – Alex Nitkin  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats treasonously encourage people to come to America illegally, to stay in America illegally, and to bring others to America illegally.)
https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170129/ohare/rahm-emanuel-ohare-protest-trump-executive-order-travel-restrictions
(FROM THE ARTICLE: O’HARE — Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s name evoked boos and hisses from the hundreds of demonstrators outside at O’Hare Airport when a speaker mentioned his name. Few realized he had joined them. The mayor ducked into the airport’s international terminal Sunday, shook hands with volunteer attorneys and called on residents across the city to host refugees and immigrants in their homes as an act of defiance to President Donald Trump’s restrictive executive order. Trump’s order, signed on Friday, suspends all U.S. refugee resettlement for 120 days, bars Syrian refugees indefinitely, and blocks travel into the U.S. for 90 days for citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. It will also stop green card holders from those seven countries from entering the U.S. again if they travel abroad. On Saturday, after more than a thousand protesters marched inside and outside the terminal, Emanuel released a statement saying the travel restrictions had “tarnished America’s standing as a beacon of hope for the free world.” The next evening, he bypassed the crowds and made for the dozens of volunteer lawyers who had set up a makeshift office at a McDonald’s inside the terminal. He huddled and shook hands with organizers, asking which law firms they represented. Some volunteers held up signs in Arabic and Farsi offering counsel to travelers who had been detained, while others huddled around laptops drafting writs of habeas corpus on their behalf. “I want to thank all the lawyers here who are assuring people that when they come, what they’re met with is support, security and safety,” Emanuel said. “That’s who we are, and that is what we’re doing.” Meanwhile, officials from the city’s aviation department, which runs operations at the airport, dropped off a shipment of coffee and pastries for the lawyers. While Emanuel was at the airport, his office released a statement saying he would host immigrants in his home who had been granted legal status under the DREAM Act. Trump has so far laid off the legislation, which outlines a path to citizenship for immigrants who enter the country illegally as young children. “At a moment of unease and vulnerability for so many, let’s come together as a city and put action behind our words and the values we hold dear as a welcoming city,” the statement read. Emanuel and the City Council last week affirmed Chicago’s status as a “sanctuary city,” which bars local law enforcement from helping federal officials identify or deport undocumented immigrants. Trump has threatened to withhold federal funding from the city over its status. Here is Emanuel’s statement: “One hundred years ago, the people of Chicago opened their hearts and their homes to my grandfather when he immigrated to this great city, fleeing the pogroms of Eastern Europe in search of freedom and opportunity. In that spirit, in the coming days my family and I will host DREAMers attending Chicago Public Schools and Chicago City Colleges for a meal, a conversation, and a recognition and celebration of all that unites us, rather than what divides us. I am asking every interested resident of the City of Chicago to join us by hosting a similar meal in your own homes and at restaurants in your own neighborhoods, or by sharing welcoming words through a phone call or email. At a moment of unease and vulnerability for so many, let’s come together as a city and put action behind our words and the values we hold dear as a welcoming city. Lets show the world that the City of Big Shoulders is also a city of big hearts.”)

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Davis throws support behind Trump move – Tom Kacich
http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2017-01-30/davis-throws-support-behind-trump-move.html

 

SAUK VALLEY
— Attorney general ups ante on budget brinksmanship  Court filing might quickly precipitate a shutdown of government – Rich Miller
http://www.saukvalley.com/2017/01/27/springfield-spotlight-attorney-general-ups-ante-on-budget-brinksmanship/ckoa9nd/

 

PEORIA PUBLIC RADIO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “ACA Repeal Would Hurt Illinois’ Economy.”
http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/analysts-project-aca-repeal-would-hurt-illinois-economy#stream/0
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Hundreds Attend Rally For Immigrants in Champaign-Urbana.”
http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/hundreds-attend-rally-immigrants-champaign-urbana#stream/0

 

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRAT
— That ain’t Monopoly money those Springfield characters are playing with – Editorial
http://www.bnd.com/opinion/editorials/article129217714.html
— Here’s what your local congressmen say about Trump’s immigration order – KELSEY LANDIS
http://www.bnd.com/news/local/article129517214.html

 

ALTON DAILY NEWS
— Governor and AFSCME Agree on Worker Pay – Greg Bishop
http://altondailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=235461#.WI9K6RHxZZJ

 

DAILY EGYPTIAN
— Illinois among states expected to continue course toward clean energy future – JEN FIFIELD
http://dailyegyptian.com/65339/state/illinois-among-states-expected-to-continue-course-toward-clean-energy-future/

 

EFFINGHAM RADIO
— Governor Rauner Discusses Growth and Opportunity in Illinois with U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Samantha Leturno
http://www.effinghamradio.com/2017/01/29/governor-rauner-discusses-growth-and-opportunity-in-illinois-with-u-s-chamber-of-commerce/

 

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “How Donald Trump’s travel ban could change American history.  Ban becomes defining moment in Trump’s presidency.”
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/how-donald-trumps-travel-ban-could-change-american-history/647084853

 

FOX ILLINOIS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps promote anti-Trumps.
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/protesters-in-savoy-rally-against-trumps-order-01-30-2017
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/organizing-for-action-march-in-downtown-springfield-01-30-2017

 

  1. LOUIS TODAY
    — Illinois AG Madigan asks court to force action by her speaker father and governor – Kevin McDermott
    http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/illinois-ag-madigan-asks-court-to-force-action-by-her/article_6ae62d0d-98a0-5bde-8dd5-7dc9e261a818.html

 

BELOIT DAILY NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Members of the following groups crow that”CHICAGO MAYOR CALLS FOR ACTIONS TO WELCOME IMMIGRANTS:” anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, 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 longer than their ancestors.
http://www.beloitdailynews.com/article/20170130/AP/301309943
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps crow “ENVIRONMENTALISTS PREPARING TO BATTLE TRUMP, GOP IN COURT.”
http://www.beloitdailynews.com/article/20170129/AP/301299988

 

TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats say “Let’s face it: Taxes are going up.” Democrats always want non-Democrats to pay more taxes.
http://www.mywebtimes.com/news/local/as-it-is-let-s-face-it-taxes-are-going/article_1256ddb9-bf51-51c5-9dd2-3d5a52229299.html

 

MADISON RECORD
— Illinois held hostage to a ‘Grand Bargain’ – State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton)
http://madisonrecord.com/stories/511077780-illinois-held-hostage-to-a-grand-bargain

 

WSIL TV
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, “religious groups” act as operatives or as dupes for the Democrat Party.
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34374101/religious-groups-join-outpouring-against-trump-refugee-order
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trump Lisa Madigan sides with the anti-Trumps.
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34373839/madigan-condemns-trump-immigration-order
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump denies immigration restriction caused airport chaos.”
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34375480/white-house-defends-immigration-order-in-face-of-protests

 

WGEM
— Governor Rauner takes to social media to voice concerns about employee pay – Don Dwyer (DIERSEN: What concerns do you voice?  Since 2000, I have used GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails to voice concerns that politicians who are elected/appointed as Republicans in Illinois, in DuPage County, in Milton Township, in Glen Ellyn, and in Wheaton far too often fail/refuse to defend/advance far too many planks in the Republican Party platform and in the Illinois Republican Party platform.)
http://www.wgem.com/story/34375258/2017/01/30/governor-rauner-takes-to-social-media-to-voice-concerns-about-employee-pay

 

ENEWS PARK FOREST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps crow “In Wake of Trump Executive Orders, Over 1000 From Chicago Suburbs March and Rally Against Muslim Ban, Call For Sanctuary Cities.”
https://enewspf.com/2017/01/29/wake-trump-executive-orders-1000-chicago-suburbs-march-rally-muslim-ban-call-sanctuary-cities/

 

NILES PATCH
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps crow “‘Muslim Ban’ Protests Create New Allies at Chicago, Morton Grove Rallies.  Hundreds march through Morton Grove, hundreds more return to O’Hare to oppose Trump’s immigration orders.”
http://patch.com/illinois/niles/muslim-ban-creates-new-allies-chicago-area-rallies

 

COLUMBIA CHRONICLE
— Voters vs Donors: $95.8 million circling Illinois legislative races creates loyalty concerns – Rric Bradach  (DIERSEN: What do you say to candidates, to elected officials, and to party leaders who talk and/or act like they are operatives or dupes for those individuals, organizations, companies, and governments that give them the most money?  My critics/opponents give lots of money to candidates, to elected officials, and to party leaders in Illinois, in DuPage County, in Milton Township, and in Wheaton.)
http://www.columbiachronicle.com/metro/article_36162eb2-e500-11e6-9fac-7b7539e77256.html

 

NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
— THE DANIEL L. GOODWIN DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS  James Carville and Mary Matalin  Thursday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m.  NEIU Auditorium, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago
http://neiu.edu/university-life/arts-northeastern/guest-lectures

 

DAILY ILLINI
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, universities talk and act like they are arms of the Democrat Party.
http://dailyillini.com/opinions/editorials/2017/01/30/editorial-university-must-continue-to-foster-global-community/

 

ILLINOIS HOMEPAGE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps promote anti-Trumps.
http://www.illinoishomepage.net/news/local-news/protestors-take-to-the-airport/647011768

 

UPSTREAM IDEAS
— Rahm Emanuel Worst Elected Official
http://upstream-ideas.com/upstream-ideas/ideas/two-minute-warning-rahm-emanuel-worst-elected-official

 

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Ramey calls out McManamon for ‘almost abusive’ behavior – Tabitha Fleming
http://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511077756-ramey-calls-out-mcmanamon-for-almost-abusive-behavior

 

SANGAMON SUN
— Critics say ‘House of Madigan’ continues to play by own rules – Carol Ostrow  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents have lots of religious, government, political, and or financial clout in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois.  They make it very clear that they will use their operatives and their dupes to destroy any individual, any organization, any company, or any government that does not play by the rules that my critics/opponent have set.)
http://sangamonsun.com/stories/511077159-critics-say-house-of-madigan-continues-to-play-by-own-rules

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— REP. IVES BLASTS SENATE LEADERSHIP FOR BUDGET DEAL “OUT OF TOUCH” WITH ILLINOIS TAXPAYERS
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/rep-ives-blasts-senate-leadership-for-budget-deal-out-of-touch-with-illinois-taxpayers.html
— WHAT’S HOLDING THE ARAB WORLD BACK?
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/whats-holding-the-arab-world-back.html
— THORNER: WILL TRUMP BE MISLED TO PICK ANOTHER SOUTER?
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/thorner-will-trump-be-misled-to-pick-another-souter.html

 

FEDERALIST
— Islamists Join Environmentalists At Standing Rock To Delegitimize America  What unites these two seemingly antithetical movements is their shared desires to accumulate power and topple a common enemy. – Shireen Qudosi
http://thefederalist.com/2017/01/30/islamists-join-environmentalists-standing-rock-delegitimize-america/

 

ANDY MARTIN
— The New York Times lies when it says President Trump’s voter fraud claims are a “fantasy”
https://contrariancommentary.wordpress.com/2017/01/30/andy-martin-the-new-york-times-lies-when-it-says-president-trumps-voter-fraud-claims-are-a-fantasy/

 

BREITBART
— Times columnist and author India Knight has called for the assassination of U.S. President, Donald J. Trump. – DONNA RACHEL EDMUNDS
http://www.breitbart.com/london/2017/01/29/times-journo-calls-for-assassination-of-president-trump/

 

BLAZE
— Don’t be fooled — protests and marches aren’t coming ‘out of nowhere’ – Sarah Lee  (DIERSEN: Operatives and dupes for my critics/opponents do not come out of nowhere.  They are manipulated/dominated,if not paid by my critics/opponents.)
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/01/29/commentary-dont-be-fooled-protests-and-marches-arent-coming-out-of-nowhere/

 

GOPUSA
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anarchists say “From Palestine to Mexico, all the borders got to go!”
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=19969

 

DAILY CALLER
— Most Of The Muslim Countries Trump Targeted Have Discriminatory Entry Policies – RYAN PICKRELL
http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/28/most-of-the-muslim-countries-targeted-by-trump-have-discriminatory-visa-policies/

 

CONSERVATIVE HQ
— President Trump Stops Suicidal Immigration Policy – Left Goes Nuts – George Rasley
http://www.conservativehq.com/node/24989

 

CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN NEWS
— TRUMP DECLARES WAR ON SANCTUARY CITIES – Kent Kellar
http://conservativerepublicannews.com/2017/01/30/trump-declares-war-on-sanctuary-cities/
— TRUMP REFUGEE ORDER BALANCES SECURITY AND COMPASSION
http://conservativerepublicannews.com/2017/01/30/trump-immigration-order-an-extension-of-obama-policy/

 

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Lawlessness is Obama’s real legacy – KEN PAXTON
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/lawlessness-is-obamas-real-legacy/article/2613235

 

POLITICO
— Illinois GOP largely silent on Trump’s travel ban – NATASHA KORECKI (DIERSEN: If you criticize Trump, the anti-Trump media will glorify and praise you.  How soon, if not already, if you fail/refuse to criticize Trump, will the anti-Trump media demonize you, denigrate you, and condemn you?)
http://www.politico.com/states/illinois/story/2017/01/blue-states-gop-largely-silent-on-trumps-travel-ban-109157
— Rauner sees ‘serious concerns’ with Trump’s travel ban – NATASHA KORECKI
http://www.politico.com/states/illinois/story/2017/01/rauner-admits-serious-concerns-over-trumps-immigration-order-109151
— Trump signs executive order requiring that for every one new regulation, two must be revoked – NOLAN D. MCCASKILL and MATTHEW NUSSBAUM
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/trump-signs-executive-order-requiring-that-for-every-one-new-regulation-two-must-be-revoked-234365

 

HUFFINGTON POST
— Kellyanne Conway: Reporters Who ‘Talked Smack’ About Trump Should Be Fired  The Trump administration continues its threats toward the media. – Marina Fang  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents want me to be fired.  Their operatives and their dupes talk and act like they have been promised lots of money, a new home, a new car, a sweetheart job, a sweetheart contract, favorable legislation, and much more if they succeeded in getting me fired.  Should I write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes?)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/kellyanne-conway-media_us_588e3df1e4b0b065cbbcaf48?

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Google, in Post-Obama Era, Aggressively Woos Republicans – CECILIA KANGJA  (DIERSEN: What does Google think of you?  What does Google think of Dave Diersen and his GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails?)
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/technology/google-in-post-obama-era-aggressively-woos-republicans.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Few companies have been as intimately tied to the Democratic Party in recent years as Google. So now that Donald J. Trump is president, the giant company, in Silicon Valley parlance, is having to pivot. The shift was evident a day after Congress began its new session this month. That evening, about 70 lawmakers, a majority of them Republicans, were feted at the stately Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, where they clinked champagne and bourbon glasses and posed for selfies with the 600 guests assembled in their honor. The event’s main host was not from the Republican establishment. Instead, the party was primarily financed and anchored by Google. “We’ve partnered with Google on events before, but nothing like this party,” said Alex Skatell, founder of The Independent Journal Review, a news start-up with a right-leaning millennial audience, which also helped host the event. “I’ve never heard of an event as big.”)
— Generation X More Addicted to Social Media Than Millennials, Report Finds – JONAH ENGEL BROMWICH
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/technology/millennial-social-media-usage.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, “religious leaders” talk and act like they are operatives or dupes for the Democrat Party.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/29/us/christian-leaders-denounce-trumps-plan-to-favor-christian-immigrants.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/opinion/donald-trumps-muslim-ban-is-cowardly-and-dangerous.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/30/opinion/building-a-wall-of-ignorance.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/30/opinion/no-trump-not-on-our-watch.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/29/us/politics/donald-trump-democrats-backlash-executive-orders.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/29/us/donald-trump-perception-foreign-policy.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Trump transition leader’s goal is two-thirds cut in EPA employees – Joe Davidson  (DIERSEN: While I worked for GAO 1980-1997, Republican Senators and Republican Representatives cut the number of the agency’s employees in half.  Virtually all those gotten rid of were Republicans, Whites, males, older employees, and/or non-veterans.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/01/30/trump-transition-leaders-goal-is-two-thirds-cut-in-epa-employees/

 

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “GOP-led Congress starting to worry about its role in the Trump era.”
http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-trump-gop-whiplash-20170130-story.html

 

USA TODAY
— Executive order makes U.S. safer – Rep. Marsha Blackburn
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2017/01/29/president-trump-executive-order-marsha-blackburn-editorials-debates/97215084/

 

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, if government is subsidizing your health insurance, if you are earning credits toward a government pension, and/or if you are getting a government pension, you are demonized, denigrated, and condemned by those who are NOT getting government subsidized health insurance, by those who are NOT earning credits toward a government pension, and/or by those who are NOT getting a government pension.
http://www.bgdailynews.com/opinion/commentary/pension-disclosures-surely-raise-eyebrows/article_d55759e4-3557-5ae8-b0b5-8a074c4ad486.html

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— The President’s Right to Say ‘You’re Fired’  Today’s civil-service system violates the Constitution. Trump has the power to fix it. – PHILIP K. HOWARD  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes promote patronage, that is, they promote political affiliation discrimination.  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 d) GAO would NOT have promoted me in 1986.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-presidents-right-to-say-youre-fired-1485732801
— States’ Revenue Shortfalls Exacerbate Budget Crunch  Possible federal cuts to Medicaid funding also weigh on governors – JON KAMP
http://www.wsj.com/articles/states-revenue-shortfalls-exacerbate-budget-crunch-1485741515
— How Liberals Killed the Freedom of Movement  By suppressing debate about Islam, nationalism and terror, the left set the stage for today’s backlash. – SOHRAB AHMARI
http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-liberals-killed-the-freedom-of-movement-1485464612
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump.
http://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-refugee-bonfire-1485735021
http://www.wsj.com/articles/president-trumps-mexican-standoff-1485733389

http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-presidents-right-to-say-youre-fired-1485732801
— New Mnuchin Pay Disclosure Shows a $5.6 Million Payout  Treasury secretary nominees pay topped median for other regional bank chiefs – RACHEL LOUISE ENSIGN
http://www.wsj.com/articles/new-mnuchin-pay-disclosure-shows-a-5-6-million-payout-1485548650

 

NEW YORK MAGAZINE
— Democrats’ Secret Weapon: Republicans Own Everything Now – Ed Kilgore (DIERSEN: One could say that Republicans own everything in DuPage County and in each of its nine townships.)
http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/01/democrats-secret-weapon-republicans-own-everything-now.html

 

NATIONAL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s Muslim ban is the first step in a great unraveling of America.”
http://www.thenational.ae/opinion/comment/trumps-muslim-ban-is-the-first-step-in-a-great-unravelling-of-america

 

FEDERAL TIMES
— How to hack a hiring freeze – Carten Cordell
http://www.federaltimes.com/articles/how-to-hack-trumps-hiring-freeze

 

GUARDIAN
— Trump’s America, where even park employees have become enemies of the state – Sarah Kendzior
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jan/29/trump-america-parks-employees-enemies-of-state

 

DAILY MAIL
— Reince Priebus says there is a ‘buffet of options’ on paying for wall which could include taxing drug cartels or fining illegal immigrants – AP  (DIERSEN: What about fining those individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that encourage people to come to America illegally, to stay in America illegally, and/or to bring others to America illegally?  There are far too many of the aforesaid in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois.)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4169480/White-House-cites-buffet-options-paying-wall.html

 

WORLD SOCIALIST WEBSITE
— Illinois attorney general files request to halt state workers’ pay – George Gallanis
https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/01/30/illi-j30.html

 

RASMUSSEN REPORTS
— Most Support Temporary Ban on Newcomers from Seven Nations
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/immigration/january_2017/most_support_temporary_ban_on_newcomers_from_seven_nations

 

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— From what I see, news outlets on the following draft list are overwhelmingly anti-Trump; do you agree?  Which news outlets would you add to the list and/or delete from list?  Trump supporters in Illinois should monitor the news outlets on the list for opposition research. The best way to do that is to read GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails. – Dave Diersen
https://gopillinois.com
ABC7
NBC5
CBS2
FOX NEWS CHICAGO
CHICAGO TRIBUNE
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
DAILY HERALD
CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
NORTHWEST HERALD
KANE COUNTY CHRONICLE
QUAD CITY TIMES
QUAD CITIES ONLINE
HERALD & REVIEW
BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR
PEORIA JOURNAL STAR
JOURNAL STANDARD
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH
SOUTHERN
RIVER CITIES’ READER
CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
FOX ILLINOIS
WQAD
WSIL
WAND
WJBD
CHICAGOIST
DAILY ILLINI
CAPITOLFAX
THE HILL
HUFFINGTON POST
POLITICO
ASSOCIATED PRESS
REUTERS
CNN
UPI
ABC NEWS
NBC NEWS
CBS NEWS
MSNBC
NEW YORK TIMES
WASHINGTON POST
LOS ANGELES TIMES
USA TODAY
WALL STREET JOURNAL
FORTUNE
FORBES
MONEY MAGAZINE
DAILY BEAST
FEDERAL TIMES
FED SMITH
GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE
GUARDIAN
DAIL MAIL
FACEBOOK
GOOGLE

January 29 Evening Edition

NBC5
— Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner Attends Koch Brothers Donor Summit in California – Mary Ann Ahern  (DIERSEN: Rauner should say NO to potential donors who want him to promote mass/illegal immigration, LGBTQ activity, abortion, booze, pot, gambling, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, race based preference giving, gender based preference giving, age discrimination, abolition of the First and Second Amendments, and even worse things.)
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/illinois-governor-bruce-rauner-trump-executive-order-412090203.html
(FROM THE THE ARTICLE: However, the seminar is also considered a chance for 2018 Republican candidates to meet potential donors. Led by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, the Koch network plans to spend up to $400 million on policy and political campaigns during the midterm cycle, according to several reports including from the Washington Post. This weekend marks the largest gathering of potential donors for Koch Industries, with more than 500 people in attendance. Only three governors joined the Palm Springs summit: Rauner, Wisconsin’s Scott Walker and Arizona’s Doug Ducey, along with five Republican U.S. senators.)

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, religious leaders talk and act like they are operatives or dupes for the Democrat Party.
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/local/232457352-story

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Demonstrators rally against Trump refugee ban in front of White House, at airports.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-donald-trump-refugee-ban-rallies-20170129-story.html
— Facing criticism, Trump administration has no regrets about leaving out Jews in Holocaust statement – Abby Phillip  (DIERSEN: Islamic terrorists have declared war on infidels, and especially on Jews.  Islamic terrorists have declared war on America because of what America does to protect infidels, and especially because of what America does to protect Jews.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-trump-administration-holocaust-statement-20170129-story.html
— Priebus: Lawful permanent residents aren’t affected by Trump’s executive order ‘going forward’ – Abby Phillip, Kelsey Snell
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-priebus-trump-executive-order-20170129-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Chicago-area lawyers flock to O’Hare to help travelers held at airport.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-immigration-attorneys-ohare-detainees-20170129-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Democrats join protests against Trump order, vow bill to block travel ban.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-democrats-protests-trump-order-20170129-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Morton Grove Muslim center rally draws crowd, rails against Trump’s actions.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/skokie/news/ct-mgc-morton-grove-community-rally-for-sanctuary-tl-0202-20170129-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s rash overreach: At O’Hare and elsewhere, order intended to block terrorists ensnares innocents.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-trump-muslim-refugee-ban-immigration-edit-0130-20170129-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Rauner attending Koch brothers’ summit in California – Tina Sfondeles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/rauner-attending-koch-brothers-summit-in-california/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps promote anti-Trumps.
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/laura-washington-emanuel-displays-skillful-touch-vs-trump/
— Mayor’s mentoring initiative skips smaller nonprofits – Mary Mitchell (DIERSEN: I was not able to find another mentor after my Democrat superiors succeeded in getting rid of a) my mentor at IRS who promoted me in 1972, 1973, and 1974 and b) my mentor at GAO who hired me in 1980, got me assigned to audits of IRS in 1986, and c) promoted me in 1986.)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/mitchell-mayors-mentoring-initiative-skips-smaller-nonprofits/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say that anti-Trump Durbin says “Trump is putting ‘a target’ on refugees.”
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/durbin-on-fox-news-says-trump-is-putting-a-target-on-refugees/

 

DAILY HERALD
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps promote anti-Trumps at O’Hare.
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170129/news/170128740/
— Fire guts vacant Barrington home  (DIERSEN: How many vacant homes are there in your precinct, your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois?  Why are they vacant?)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170129/news/170128738/

 

ABC7
— 18 RELEASED AFTER BEING DETAINED AT O’HARE FOLLOWING TRUMP ORDER – Will Jones, Evelyn Holmes and Diane Pathieu
http://abc7chicago.com/news/18-released-after-being-detained-at-ohare-following-trump-order-/1725960/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Koch Brothers’ Network Says Trump Immigration Ban Likely Counterproductive.”
https://abc7chicago.com/news/koch-brothers-network-encouraged-by-trump-so-far-/1726791/

 

NBC5
— Activists Rally at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport Against Trump’s Order on Refugees  A total of 16 people were detained under the order for several hours at O’Hare before being released by 10:30 p.m., according to immigration attorneys at the airport
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-ohare-airport-refugees-detained-trump-executive-order-412060113.html

 

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump travel ban sows chaos at airports, outrage at protests.”
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/trump-travel-ban-sows-chaos-at-airports-outrage-at-protests/article_3d0debff-59da-55b3-b94a-e28233609136.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Longtime US residents, aspiring citizens caught up in ban.”
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/longtime-us-residents-aspiring-citizens-caught-up-in-ban/article_3f49706b-9a71-565f-b72b-d12f6ac2de86.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say  that Cardinal Cupich says that “Immigration order is a dark moment in US history.”
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/cardinal-immigration-order-is-a-dark-moment-in-us-history/article_8ad6daca-ca86-54a8-9b69-8863ec542899.html

 

WSIL TV
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps “question Trump’s immigration order.”
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34372193/some-republicans-question-trumps-immigration-order

 

CHICAGOIST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps “Blast ‘Shameful’ ‘Muslim Ban’ After O’Hare Chaos.”
http://chicagoist.com/2017/01/29/illinois_lawmakers_blast_executive.php
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Here’s Where Your Illinois Rep Stands On Trump’s Immigration Order.”
http://chicagoist.com/2017/01/29/heres_where_your_illinois_rep_stand.php

 

BELOIT DAILY NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “CHICAGO LAWYERS HELP TRAVELERS IMPACTED BY IMMIGRATION ORDER.”
http://www.beloitdailynews.com/article/20170129/AP/301299812

 

NORTH COOK NEWS
— Republican Women of Park Ridge VP: Support for school board candidate personal, not partisan – Karen Kidd
http://northcooknews.com/stories/511076953-republican-women-of-park-ridge-vp-support-for-school-board-candidate-personal-not-partisan

 

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Illinois held hostage to a Grand Bargain – State Rep. Jeanne Ives
http://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511077760-opinion-illinois-held-hostage-to-a-grand-bargain
— West Suburban Patriots founder Carol Davis ‘vehemently against’ proposed budget deal – Vimbai Chikomo
http://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511077791-west-suburban-patriots-founder-vehemently-against-proposed-budget-deal
— Edgar County Watchdogs calls for veto of SB 3319 – Ruth de Jauregui
http://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511076980-watchdog-group-calls-for-veto-of-sb-3319

 

SANAMON SUN
— Rauner cites ‘moral obligation’ to attain better future – Carol Ostrow
http://sangamonsun.com/stories/511077142-rauner-cites-moral-obligation-to-attain-better-future

 

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Chief of Staff Reince Priebus suggests Trump could expand country list under travel ban – Carlo Muñoz
http://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jan/29/reince-priebus-chief-of-staff-suggests-trump-could/

 

GATEWAY PUNDIT
— More Hypocrisy: Obama Banned all Iraqi Refugees for 6 Months in 2011 – Liberals SAID NOTHING! – Jim Hoft
http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/01/hypocrisy-obama-banned-iraqi-refugees-6-months-2011-liberals-said-nothing/

 

DAILY CALLER
— Warning: Trump’s EPA Secretary Will Have ‘16,000 Employees Working Against Him’ – Christopher Bedford
http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/28/warning-trumps-epa-secretary-will-have-16000-employees-working-against-him/

 

WORLD NET DAILY
— MEDIA IGNORE DEMOCRATS’ FULL FLIP-FLOP ON BORDER WALL  Nothing but crickets from key senators who supported fence in 2006 – GARTH KANT  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats side with foreign countries and with their citizens against America and against its citizens. That is a major reason why Clinton lost and Trump won.)
http://www.wnd.com/2017/01/media-ignore-democrats-full-flip-flop-on-border-wall/

 

BREITBART
— Priebus on Immigration Ban: ‘Perhaps We Need to Take it Further’ – PAM KEY
http://www.breitbart.com/video/2017/01/29/priebus-immigration-ban-perhaps-need-take/

 

BLAZE
— Rudy Giuliani: Trump asked me how to legally implement a Muslim ban – Chris Enloe (DIERSEN: Islam is more like a political party or a country without borders than a religion.)
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/01/29/rudy-giuliani-trump-asked-me-how-to-legally-implement-a-muslim-ban/
— Pop singer Rihanna tears into Trump over immigration order: ‘An immoral pig’ – Chris Enloe
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/01/29/pop-singer-rihanna-tears-into-trump-over-immigration-order-an-immoral-pig/

 

NEWSMAX
— Trump Wants to Enlist Local Police in Immigration Crackdown  (DIERSEN: Does law enforcement in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois enforce America’s immigration laws?  Those in law enforcement have sworn to enforce the law.)
http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/trump-enlist-police-immigration/2017/01/29/id/770918/

 

POLITICO
— Kaine casts Trump officials as Holocaust deniers – ZACHARY WARMBRODT
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/kaine-casts-trump-officials-as-holocaust-deniers-234332
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump doubles down on refugee ban as confusion mounts.  He also suggests Republican critics Lindsey Graham and John McCain are ‘always looking to start World War III.'”
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/trump-refugees-234320

 

HUFFINGTON POST
— Reince Priebus Says U.S. Citizens Should Expect More Questioning After Order Targeting Muslims  “If you’re an American citizen traveling back and forth to Libya, you’re likely to be subjected to further questioning when you come into the airport.”
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/reince-priebus-muslim-travel_us_588e1005e4b0b065cbbc9483

 

CNN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Protests start again over Trump’s immigration policies.”
http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/29/politics/us-immigration-protests/index.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “McCain, Graham lead in GOP criticism of Trump ban, many others stay mum.”
http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/29/politics/trump-travel-ban-congress-reaction/index.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump defends executive order concerning extreme vetting.”
http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/29/politics/donald-trump-executive-order-statement/

 

REUTERS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump defends travel bans as thousands protest and criticism rises.”
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-immigration-idUSKBN15D0VD

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Silicon Valley’s Ambivalence Toward Trump Turns to Anger.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/29/technology/silicon-valleys-ambivalence-toward-trump-turns-to-anger.html
— Reince Priebus Defends Holocaust Statement That Failed to Mention Jews – JONAH ENGEL BROMWICH
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/29/us/politics/reince-preibus-holocaust-remembrance-day.html

 

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Democratic attorneys general from 15 states condemn Trump immigration order.”
http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la-na-trailguide-updates-democratic-attorneys-general-from-15-1485723316-htmlstory.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Some Republicans worry that Trump’s refugee and vetting policies go too far.”
http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la-na-trailguide-updates-republicans-back-president-trump-s-idea-1485709104-htmlstory.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Venezuelan anti-Trump says “In Venezuela, we couldn’t stop Chávez. Don’t make the same mistakes we did. How to let a populist beat you, over and over again.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/01/27/in-venezuela-we-couldnt-stop-chavez-dont-make-the-same-mistakes-we-did/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “Senate Democrats have the power to stop Trump. All they have to do is use it. We’re inclined to compromise. But if we want to hold this administration accountable, we’ll need to play hardball.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/01/27/democrats-in-congress-can-block-trumps-agenda-if-they-want-to-heres-how/

 

DAILY BEAST
— Trump Says He’ll Nominate Someone ‘Like Justice Scalia’—Watch Out – ERIC SEGALL and LIEF CARTER
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2017/01/29/trump-says-he-ll-nominate-someone-like-justice-scalia-watch-out.html

 

FED SMITH
— Agency Supporters Take to Twitter in Defiance of Trump Administration – Ian Smith
http://www.fedsmith.com/2017/01/29/agency-supporters-take-to-twitter-in-defiance-of-trump-administration/

January 29 Morning Edition

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— All detainees released from O’Hare after chaotic day at airport – Sam Charles, Lynn Sweet, Matthew Hendrickson
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/trump-signs-order-barring-all-refugees-for-four-months/
— Trump protesters shut down O’Hare international terminal – Matthew Hendrickson
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/trump-protesters-shut-down-ohare-international-terminal/
— Judge temporarily blocks Trump’s executive order on deportations – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/judge-temporarily-blocks-trumps-executive-order-on-deportations/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats want mass/illegal immigration because immigrants vote for Democrats.  Libertarians want mass/illegal immigration because Libertarians want pot.  RINOs want mass/illegal immigration because RINOs want cheap labor.)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/kadner-from-lady-liberty-to-the-great-wall-of-fear/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: In an editorial unethically made to look like a news article, anti-Trumps promote Mexico and its citizens.
https://www.pressreader.com/usa/chicago-sun-times/20170129/281638189927278

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump immigration policy changes put some on edge.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/batavia-geneva-st-charles/news/ct-nvs-immigration-dupage-kane-st-0129-2-20170128-story.html
— Woman impersonated lawmaker’s wife, snuck into GOP retreat – AP  (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps, anti-conservatives, and anti-Republicans are moral relativists who believe that their end justifies their end.  They are disciples of Saul Alinsky.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-woman-impersonated-lawmakers-wife-gop-retreat-20170128-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: A woman impersonated the wife of a GOP lawmaker and snuck into the congressional Republican retreat in Philadelphia Thursday, the same day President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence appeared, retreat organizers told lawmakers late Saturday. The revelation came as the nonprofit Congressional Institute that organizes the retreat investigates how audio of the gathering leaked. In an email to GOP lawmakers, institute president Mark Strand did not directly say that the impersonator was the same person who leaked the audio, but that was the implication. “The Congressional Institute is continuing to investigate this breach in order to fully understand how it happened and to ensure it does not happen again,” said Strand’s email, which was obtained by The Associated Press. The audio was leaked to several news outlets and first reported by The Washington Post. It reveals lawmakers airing concerns about the practical difficulties and political risks of repealing and replacing President Barack Obama’s health care law, among other things. There is also audio of a question-and-answer session with Pence, indicating that the intruder was in the same room as the vice president, which raises security concerns. It was not immediately clear if she was also present for the session with Trump, who spoke before Pence but did not engage in a private discussion with lawmakers. The email says that the unauthorized person “misrepresented herself on multiple occasions to retreat organizers as the spouse of an elected official” and used counterfeit credentials. She went through the same security checkpoints as every other attendee, including magnetometers, and was escorted from the event around 6:30 p.m. Thursday, after Trump and Pence left. The email says officials are working to “ascertain the identity of the woman in question.”  Capitol Police and the Sergeant at Arms are investigating, according to a statement Saturday night from Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., who chairs the House GOP conference.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Illinois Democrats express ‘disbelief’ at Trump immigration order.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-illinois-democrats-express-disbelief-at-trump-immigration-order-20170128-story.html
— Federal judge stays deportations of detainees after challenge to Trump order – Jerry Markon, Emma Brown, David Nakamura
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-trump-travel-ban-emergency-stay-20170128-story.html

 

DAILY HERALD
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH THREE BIG COLOR PICTURES: DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats promote Democrats Brad Schneider and Raja Krishnamoorthi.
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170128/news/170128775/
— What hiring freezes do to the workers left to pick up the slack – Jena McGregor  (DIERSEN: I worked for GAO 1980-1997 while Republican Congressmen and Republican Senators a) cut GAO’s budget in relative terms or in absolute terms and b) imposed hiring freezes and/or promotion freezes.  Ever-increasingly, as the years went by, my Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates hated the agency’s Republican employees more and more and more, and especially its Republican employees like me who were White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170129/business/170128982/
— Collaboration crucial to consolidation – Daniel J. Cronin, Chairman, DuPage County Board, Elmhurst
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170129/discuss/170129202/

 

ABC7
— 13 DETAINED AT O’HARE FOLLOWING TRUMP ORDER, PROTESTERS CALL FOR THEIR RELEASE – Will Jones and Evelyn Holmes
http://abc7chicago.com/news/13-detained-at-ohare-following-trump-order-protesters-call-for-their-release/1725960/
— LEWIS PROFESSOR FOUND SHOT TO DEATH IN PARKING LOT OF NAPERVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
http://abc7chicago.com/news/lewis-professor-found-shot-to-death-in-parking-lot-of-naperville-middle-school/1725107/

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats promote Frerichs.
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20170128/schoenburg-frerichs-says-hes-focusing-on-job-not-election
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: The Democrats who run the federal government use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion laws, regulations, policies, procedures, practices, quotas, goals, and targets to get rid of their employees who are Republican, and especially those who are White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20170128/springfield-public-librarys-first-same-fest-celebrates-diversity
— TRAGIC: Springfield continued to add VIDEO GAMBLING terminals in 2016. According to an annual report from the Illinois Gaming Board, 574 terminals operated at 127 locations in the city at the end of 2016 compared with 529 at 119 locations at the end of 2015. A little more than $131.5 million was wagered in 2016, and approximately $99 million was paid out. Net terminal income, the equivalent of gambling losses, totaled $32.3 million. The city of Springfield’s share from tax revenue was a little more than $1.6 million. Springfield continued to lead the state in number of video terminals, followed by Rockford with 435 terminals at 91 locations.
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20170128/local-business-notes-14m-rail-consolidation-grant-on-hold-in-dc

 

NORTHWEST HERALD
— Rauner contract offer generous – Editorial  (DIERSEN: What major “offers” have you accepted? In 1997, when I was 49 years old, I “accepted” my Democrat GAO superiors’ early retirement “offer.” They made it very clear that if I did not accept their “offer,” constructively, they would kill me. Of course, since 1997, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have shouted that the “offer” was far too generous – in today’s dollars, $50,856 Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) pension and $17,288 health/dental/vision insurance subsidy for life. In my defense, I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $94,610-$122,991, and I paid 7% of my salary into the CSRS. In addition, I earned a) a job-related bachelor’s degree when I was 21 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 33.)
http://www.nwherald.com/2017/01/27/our-view-rauner-contract-offer-generous/aedk9eh/
— Lawmakers differ on lawsuit to stop Illinois state workers’ pay without budget – KEVIN P. CRAVER
http://www.nwherald.com/2017/01/27/lawmakers-differ-on-lawsuit-to-stop-illinois-state-workers-pay-without-budget/a70r3ix/

 

RIVER CITIES’ READER
— Attorney General’s Motion Could Rob Governor of His Leverage – Rich Miller  (DIERSEN: What leverage do your critics/opponents have against you?  Operatives and dupes for my critics/opponents talk and act like they are paid lots of money to harm/destroy me by those who have the most religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois.)
http://www.rcreader.com/commentary/motion-could-rob-governor-of-leverage

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Gambling Hearing lacks Chicago presence – Tom Kacich
http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2017-01-29/tom-kacich-hearing-lacks-chicago-presence.html
— New angle on budget battle – Editorial
http://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2017-01-29/new-angle-budget-battle.html

 

SOUTHERN
— State of the Standoff: Rauner-Madigan clash has helped perpetuate impasse – DAN PETRELLA
http://thesouthern.com/state-of-the-standoff-rauner-madigan-clash-has-helped-perpetuate/article_e9ab56ea-b0f9-5681-89a7-bbdcdb4ec4db.html

 

WSIL TV
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps encourage citizens of foreign countries to be “asylum seekers.”
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34370484/trumps-ban-dashes-hope-for-many-asylum-seekers

 

WAND
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “PM Trudeau says Canada welcomes refugees.” How easy is it for terrorists to get into America from Canada?
http://www.wandtv.com/story/34371995/pm-trudeau-says-canada-welcomes-refugees

 

  1. LOUIS POST DISPATCH
    — Illinois fails to support disability services, report finds – AP
    http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/illinois/illinois-fails-to-support-disability-services-report-finds/article_e2c51400-bb26-5771-b6ec-7b9b3ef4d090.html

 

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Property taxes rapidly eroding DuPage home values  (DIERSEN: According to the Milton Township Assessor, 915 Cove Court in Wheaton is worth $455,220.  However, potential buyers for the property would be discouraged from offering that much because its real estate taxes are so high – $11,059.)
http://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511077658-analysis-property-taxes-rapidly-eroding-dupage-home-values

 

WIREPOINTS
— Mad World: Dysfunctional Thought in a Rigged System — Rep. Jeanne Ives
http://www.wirepoints.com/mad-world-dysfunctional-thought-in-a-rigged-system-rep-jeanne-ives-wirepoints-guest/

 

CHICAGO READER
— Inauguration barhopping in Chicago’s most pro-Trump neighborhood – Maya Dukmasova
http://m.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2017/01/20/inauguration-bar-hopping-in-chicagos-most-pro-trump-neighborhood

 

NATIONAL REVIEW
— Trump’s Executive Order on Refugees — Separating Fact from Hysteria – DAVID FRENCH
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/444370/donald-trump-refugee-executive-order-no-muslim-ban-separating-fact-hysteria
— This Is What Post-Christian Dissent Looks Like – DAVID FRENCH
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/444347/donald-trump-protestors-post-christian-dissent

 

DAILY WIRE
— Princeton Freshman: They’re Training Us To Hate Each Other – Elliott Hamilton
http://www.dailywire.com/news/12839/princeton-freshman-theyre-training-us-hate-each-elliott-hamilton

 

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— VA Losing Employee Support, Opening ‘Gaps’ in Veterans’ Care – Morgan Chalfant  (DIERSEN: Democrats who run the federal government gain support from their employees who are Democrat, minority, female, younger, and/or veteran by using Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion laws, regulations, policies, procedures, practices, quotas, goals, and targets to get rid of their employees who are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
Trump’s VA secretary inherits workforce, wait time challenges
http://freebeacon.com/issues/va-losing-employee-support-opening-gaps-veterans-care/

 

WORLD NET DAILY
— HAWAII BILL WOULD CLASSIFY HOMELESSNESS AS MEDICAL CONDITION  Goal: Let physicians, health-care providers ‘write prescriptions for housing’ – AP
http://www.wnd.com/2017/01/hawaii-bill-would-classify-homelessness-as-medical-condition/

 

INDEPENDENT JOURNAL REVIEW
— FedEx Driver Who Saved American Flag at Anti-U.S. Protest Just Learned His Fate – KYLE BECKER  (DIERSEN: I worked for the Post Office 1966-1969.  Today, if a postal employee did something like this FedEx employee did, he/she would be immediately fired.)
http://ijr.com/wildfire/2017/01/788720-fedex-driver-who-saved-american-flag-at-anti-u-s-protest-just-learned-his-fate/

 

REAL CLEAR POLITICS
— Priebus: We Won’t Apologize For Keeping America Safe – Tim Hains
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2017/01/29/priebus_we_wont_apologize_for_keeping_america_safe.html

 

THE HILL
— Ellison: Trump’s executive order is a Muslim ban – MALLORY SHELBOURNE (DIERSEN: Islam is more like a political party or a country without borders than a religion.)
http://thehill.com/homenews/house/316752-ellison-trumps-order-is-a-muslim-ban

 

POLITICO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s curbs on visas and refugees could affect Americans. The order could backfire on travelers and also touches on some legal permanent residents.”
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/trump-refugees-visas-implications-234306

 

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— Donald Trump Mulling Fate Of Young Immigrants Protected By Barack Obama  (DIERSEN: What percent of Dreamers are Democrat, minority, and/or female – 98%, 99%, 100%?  Ever-increasingly, since the 1960s, Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion laws, regulations, policies, procedures, practices, etc. force Americans to give preference big time to those who are minority and/or female. How soon, if not already, will employers post signs that say “NON-DREAMERS NOT WANTED.”)
http://www.ndtv.com/world-news/donald-trump-mulling-fate-of-young-immigrants-protected-by-barack-obama-1653838

 

CNN
— Homeland Security to comply with orders not to deport travelers – Ariane de Vogue, Eli Watkins and Alanne Orjoux
http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/29/politics/ny-immigration-order-stay/index.html
— White House discussing asking foreign visitors for social media info and cell phone contacts – Jake Tapper
http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/29/politics/donald-trump-immigrant-policy-social-media-contacts/index.html

 

CBS NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps “condemn Trump order on refugees, citizens from Muslim nations.”
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/legislators-trump-executive-order-refugees-muslim-nations/

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Trump and GOP Search for Solution for ‘Dreamers’ – AP  (DIERSEN: The more that you give Dreamers, the more that people a) will come to America illegally, b) will stay in America illegally, and c) will bring others to America illegally.  Democrats focus on turning Dreamers against those who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/01/29/us/politics/ap-us-trump-young-immigrants.html
— Judge Blocks Part of Trump’s Immigration Order – MICHAEL D. SHEAR and ALAN FEUER
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/us/refugees-detained-at-us-airports-prompting-legal-challenges-to-trumps-immigration-order.html
— American Commando Killed in Yemen in Trump’s First Counterterror Operation – ERIC SCHMITT
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/29/world/middleeast/american-commando-killed-in-yemen-in-trumps-first-counterterror-operation.html
— White House Official, in Reversal, Says Green Card Holders Won’t Be Barred – MICHAEL D. SHEAR
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/29/us/politics/white-house-official-in-reversal-says-green-card-holders-wont-be-barred.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps glorify and praise Dreamers.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/magazine/the-only-way-we-can-fight-back-is-to-excel.html
— Calling Yourself ‘Humbled’ Doesn’t Sound as Humble as It Used To – CARINA CHOCANO  (DIERSEN: Operatives and dupes for my critics/opponents are not humble.  They hint/imply/argue/shout that those who they work for have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/24/magazine/calling-yourself-humbled-doesnt-sound-as-humble-as-it-used-to.html
— Instead of Leaving a Job, Why Not Take a Pause? – RACHAEL O’MEARA  (DIERSEN: In 1997, my Democrat GAO superiors hinted that they might let me work until 2003 when I would be eligible for regular retirement if I a) happily agreed to be constructively demoted and b) happily agreed to work for my coworkers and for my subordinates who had less job-related work experience, less job-related education, and/or fewer job-related professional certifications and licenses.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/jobs/career-pause-sabbaticals-unpaid-leaves.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps promote Islam.  Islam is more like a political party or a country without borders than a religion.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/opinion/sunday/president-trump-meet-my-family.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/us/anxiety-about-muslim-refugees-is-stoked-online-by-the-far-right-media.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump and his supporters.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/opinion/sunday/the-fog-of-trump.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/opinion/sunday/wild-child-takes-charge.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/opinion/sunday/wild-child-takes-charge.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/opinion/sunday/a-sisterly-no-to-donald-trump.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/opinion/sunday/donald-trump-the-religious-rights-trojan-horse.html
— The Normalization Trap – ADAM BEAR and JOSHUA KNOBE  (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps do everything that they can to normalize being anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, 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 longer than their ancestors.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/opinion/sunday/the-normalization-trap.html
— One Country, Two Tribes – SABRINA TAVERNISE  (DIERSEN: In America, one tribe is anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, 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 longer than their ancestors AND THE OTHER SIDE IS Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/opinion/one-country-two-tribes.html
— Why Succeeding Against the Odds Can Make You Sick – JAMES HAMBLIN  DIERSEN: What are your biggest successes?  Mine include surviving tremendous efforts my Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates to get rid of me a) for almost 3 years at the Post Office, b) for almost 9 years at IRS, and for almost 18 years at GAO.  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes side with my Democrat Post Office, IRS, and GAO superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/opinion/sunday/why-succeeding-against-the-odds-can-make-you-sick.html
— In Divided Wisconsin County, Packers Talk is O.K., but No Politics – JULIE BOSMAN  (DIERSEN: How divided is your precinct, your municipality, your township/ward, your county, and Illinois?)
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/us/in-a-divided-wisconsin-county-many-choose-political-silence.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Judge stays deportations; Trump order barring refugees, migrants from Muslim countries triggers chaos, outrage – Jerry Markon, Emma Brown and Katherine Shaver
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/refugees-detained-at-us-airports-challenge-trumps-executive-order/2017/01/28/e69501a2-e562-11e6-a547-5fb9411d332c_story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s base-pleasing antics create firestorm.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2017/01/28/trumps-base-pleasing-antics-create-firestorm/

 

USA TODAY
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Protests against Trump’s immigration plan set in more than 30 cities.”
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2017/01/29/homeland-security-judges-stay-has-little-impact-travel-ban/97211720/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps promote anti-Trumps.
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/01/28/us-immigrants-react-ban-our-president-trying-divide-us/97185962/

 

HOUSTON CHRONICLE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “How a Trump tariff could sideswipe U.S. auto industry.”
http://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/article/How-a-Trump-tariff-could-sideswipe-U-S-auto-10890681.php

 

PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS
— Ann Coulter: Donald Trump leads new GOP ‘on steroids’ – William Kelly
http://www.palmbeachdailynews.com/news/ann-coulter-donald-trump-leads-new-gop-steroids/1on0akg9IUllT4lX7mvKcP/

 

COLUMBIA TRIBUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Tensions, tumult mark Trump’s first days as president.”
http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/perspectives/tensions-tumult-mark-trump-s-rst-days-as-president/article_ae93db45-e0d1-5ed3-9eb9-51b0ea95cbac.html

 

FED SMITH
— This Federal Employee Union (National Border Patrol Council) Actually Supports Trump – Ian Smith
http://www.fedsmith.com/2017/01/29/this-federal-employee-union-actually-supports-trump/

 

RASMUSSEN REPORTS
— To Wall or Not to Wall? Voters Expect Big Cut in Illegal Immigration  (DIERSEN: Democrats want mass/illegal immigration because immigrants vote for Democrats.  Libertarians want mass/illegal immigration because Libertarians want pot.  RINOs want mass/illegal immigration because RINOs want cheap labor.)
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/immigration/january_2017/to_wall_or_not_to_wall_voters_expect_big_cut_in_illegal_immigration

 

GUARDIAN
— Donald Trump defends Muslim-countries travel ban amid protests: ‘our country needs strong borders’ – Amber Jamieson
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2017/jan/29/donald-trump-us-travel-ban-refugees-airports

January 28 Evening Edition

ABC7
— IRAN TO BAN US CITIZENS IN RESPONSE TO DONALD TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION ORDER – AP
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/iran-to-ban-us-citizens-in-response-to-trumps-immigration-order/1725747/

 

NBC5
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Activists Rally at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport Against Trump’s Order on Refugees.”
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-ohare-airport-refugees-detained-trump-executive-order-412060113.html
— ‘Refugees Welcome’ Protest Erupts at JFK Airport  The demonstrators held homemade signs that read “No ban, no wall” and “Refugees welcome” in front of Terminal 4’s international arrivals area Saturday afternoon – Michael George  (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will anti-Trumps hold up signs that say members of the following groups are NOT WELCOME: Trump supporters, Protestants, conservatives, Republicans, Americans, Whites, males, older people, non-poor people, gun owners, German Americans, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/national-international/Following-Detainment-Refugees-Welcome-Protest-Erupts-at-JFK-Airport-412046833.html

 

CBS2
— President Trump’s Executive Order Detains Many At O’Hare Airport – Mike Krauser
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/01/28/president-trumps-executive-order-detains-many-at-ohare-airport/

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Trump signs order giving Joint Chiefs 30 days to come up with plan to defeat ISIS – AP
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/national/232356058-story
— FedEx stands up for driver seen stopping flag-burners
http://www.fox32chicago.com/politics/232330283-story

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps glorify and praise “Chicago advocates” who “condemn Trump’s order on refugees, migrants.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-chicago-reaction-trump-immigration-suspension-met-20170127-story.html
— Trump, Putin have first official phone conversation amid European anxiety about future relations – Christi Parsons and Tracy Wilkinson
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-trump-putin-phone-call-20170128-story.html
— Lake County Circuit Court loses ‘key people’ under early retirement incentive – Jim Newton  (DIERSEN: Because my Democrat GAO superiors succeeded in forcing me to take their early retirement “offer” in 1997 when I was 49 years old, my Civil Service Retirement System pension was dramatically reduced, is dramatically reduced, and will be dramatically reduced for the rest of my life. That dramatic reduction is increasingly requiring my wife and I to spend our non-retirement savings to pay our bills.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/crime/ct-lns-circuit-court-retirements-st-0128-20170127-story.html
— 18 people held at O’Hare after Trump order, including Park Ridge man – Grace Wong and Stacy St. Clair
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-several-reportedly-detained-at-o-hare-international-airport-20170128-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump order aimed at refugees from Muslim countries sparks confusion, outrage.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-trump-migrants-grounded-20170128-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Countries where Trump does business are not hit by new travel restrictions.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-trump-immigration-conflicts-20170128-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trumps says “Trump blocks Muslim refugees, America loses a part of itself.” How soon, if not already, will anti-Trumps hold up signs that say members of the following groups are NOT WANTED: Trump supporters, Protestants, conservatives, Republicans, Americans, Whites, males, older people, non-poor people, gun owners, German Americans, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/huppke/ct-trump-muslim-refugees-huppke-20170128-column.html
— Trump sets 5-year and lifetime lobbying ban for officials
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-trump-lobbying-ban-20170128-story.html
— Report says youth unemployment chronic, concentrated and deeply rooted – Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz  (DIERSEN: Were you unemployed when you were young?  I was not.  I did yard work, delivered newspapers, washed dishes, cleaned golf shoes, chipped slag, pumped gasoline, delivered mail, worked on an automobile assembly line, and worked as a security guard.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-youth-unemployment-data-0129-biz-20170127-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump tasks son-in-law Kushner, a diplomatic novice, with managing Mexico dispute.”  GAO audits IRS.  My Democrat GAO superiors tasked IRS novices with auditing IRS while at the same time wasting my knowledge of IRS that I had gained by working for IRS for almost 9 years, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 levels, currently $79,563-$90,173.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-trump-kushner-diplomacy-20170128-story.html
— Naperville shooting victim identified as Lewis University college prof – Karen Sorensen
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-naperville-homicide-shooting-st-0129-20170128-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— People traveling from Iran detained at O’Hare after Trump’s order – Sam Charles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/trump-signs-order-barring-all-refugees-for-four-months/
— Legal residents with green cards warned not to leave U.S. – Lynn Sweet
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/legal-residents-with-green-cards-warned-not-to-leave-u-s/
— Congresswoman, lawyers working to free 13 detainees at O’Hare – Sam Charles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/trump-signs-order-barring-all-refugees-for-four-months/

 

DAILY HERALD
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Anger erupts over Trump’s order banning refugees from U.S.”
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170128/news/301289926/
— As U.S. bans refugees, alarms remain over homegrown extremists – AP
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170128/news/301289905/
— Man shot outside Naperville school while waiting for son, age 4 – Jake Griffin and Chacour Koop
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170128/news/170128808/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— What Trump, and Rauner, could do for Chicago – GREG HINZ  (DIERSEN: What do you want Trump and Rauner to do for your municipality?  Who should pay for that?)
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170128/ISSUE05/170129843/what-donald-trump-and-bruce-rauner-could-do-for-chicago

 

WLS
— Rauner Will Fight For Workers Pay – Nick Gale  (DIERSEN: I worked for GAO 1980-1997.  The Democrats who ran GAO back then fought for their employees, but only for their employees who were Democrat, minority, female, younger, and/or veteran.)
http://www.wlsam.com/2017/01/28/rauner-will-fight-for-workers-pay/

 

FOX ILLINOIS
— VERY SAD: Urbana’s Mayor Calls Trump A “Bully” With New Order On Sanctuary Cities – Em Nguyen
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/urbanas-mayor-calls-trump-a-bully-with-new-order-on-sanctuary-cities
— VERY SAD: Evanston Mayor Says Suburb Still Has ‘Sanctuary City’ Status – AP
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/evanston-mayor-says-suburb-still-has-sanctuary-city-status-01-27-2017

 

WSIL TV
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Growing fallout from Trump’s new immigration crackdown.”
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34368551/growing-fallout-from-trumps-new-immigration-crackdown
— Trump’s immigration curbs no surprise, those affected say – AP
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34367570/trumps-immigration-curbs-no-surprise-those-affected-say

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— AFSCME looks out for its members – Charlene Henderson, Springfield  (DIERSEN: What organizations are/were you a member of?  Do/did those organizations look out for you?  I should write a book about a) how TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois looked out for its members 2005-2012, b) how the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee looked out for its members 2003-2011, c) how the Milton Township Republican Central Committee has looked out for its members since 1999, d) how the Illinois Center Right Coalition looked out for its members 2003-2007, and e) how the American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter looked out for its members 2001-2004.)
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20170127/letter-afscme-looks-out-for-its-members

 

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— State of the Standoff: Money keeps flowing into pensions – Dan Petrella
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/state-of-the-standoff-money-keeps-flowing-into-pensions/article_7f993d34-1207-5dd0-8bc2-7bc7a84c05d9.html

 

QUAD CITY TIMES
— Springfield standoff: No budget equals layoffs, pain – Barb Ickes
http://qctimes.com/news/local/government-and-politics/springfield-standoff-no-budget-equals-layoffs-pain/article_11846c6a-2cad-5879-85e3-0ddd28483bb9.html
— Illinois impasse: ‘There’s no comparison that we can point to’ – Dan Petrella
http://qctimes.com/news/local/government-and-politics/illinois-impasse-there-s-no-comparison-that-we-can-point/article_234e6e9a-3091-5b02-9d0e-4d4e77a55381.html

 

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR
— More waiting on the ‘grand bargain’ – Doug Finke
http://www.pjstar.com/news/20170128/statehouse-insider-more-waiting-on-grand-bargain

 

JOURNAL STANDARD
— Donald Trump inauguration – alternative facts or alternative opinions? – Chuck Sweeny
http://www.journalstandard.com/news/20170128/chuck-sweeny-donald-trump-inauguration—alternative-facts-or-alternative-opinions

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— AG’s office says proposed pay freeze wouldn’t affect UI workers – Tom Kacich
http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2017-01-28/ags-office-says-proposed-pay-freeze-wouldnt-affect-ui-workers.html

 

SOUTHERN
— State of the Standoff: Will it ever end? Budget impasse reaches unparalleled territory – DAN PETRELLA
http://thesouthern.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/state-of-the-standoff-will-it-ever-end-budget-impasse/article_08e9dcb9-3c1b-5aea-a50f-08c56f45a2b2.html

 

CASINO NEWS DAILY
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Illinois Considers Casino Industry Expansion to End Budget Impasse
http://www.casinonewsdaily.com/2017/01/28/illinois-considers-casino-industry-expansion-end-budget-impasse/

 

WEST COOK NEWS
— Dropping home values, high property taxes push Illinois toward financial cliff, analyst says
http://westcooknews.com/stories/511077455-dropping-home-values-high-property-taxes-push-illinois-toward-financial-cliff-analyst-says

 

ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE
— INSTEAD OF TAX HIKES, END PENSION PICKUPS  Lawmakers are proposing a range of new tax hikes as a “compromise” solution to the state’s budget woes. But simple reforms to Illinois’ teacher pension system are a better way to fix the state’s finances without hurting taxpayers. – Joe Kaiser
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/instead-of-tax-hikes-end-pension-pickups/?linkId=33881001
— INSTEAD OF TAX HIKES, REFORM HIGHER EDUCATION TO PRIORITIZE STUDENTS OVER ADMINISTRATORS  Illinois spends more money on retirement costs than on university operations – and tuition keeps rising to prop up this overspending. Instead of hiking taxes to maintain current spending habits in higher education, politicians should shift priorities from propping up six-figure administrators to keeping tuition affordable for students. – Joe Kaiser
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/instead-of-tax-hikes-reform-higher-education-to-prioritize-students-over-administrators/

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— TREASONOUS: CHICAGO OFFICIALS DECLARE THEY PLAN TO DEFY TEMPORARY FEDERAL IMMIGRATION BAN
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/chicago-officials-declare-they-plan-to-defy-temporary-federal-immigration-ban.html
— IDEAS OF SMALLER GOVERNMENT, LOWER TAXES “UNREALISTIC,” REPUBLICAN SENATE LEADER CHRISTINE RADOGNO SAYS  (DIERSEN: In Illinois, if you get elected/appointed as a Republican, you obligate yourself to defend and to advance the Illinois Republican Party platform.)
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/ideas-of-smaller-government-lower-taxes-unrealistic-il-gop-senate-leader-says.html

 

FOX NEWS
— Why Trump’s probe of voter fraud is long overdue – John Fund and Hans A. von Spakovsky
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2017/01/25/john-fund-and-hans-von-spakovsky-why-trumps-probe-voter-fraud-is-long-overdue.html

 

NEWSMAX
— Trump Slams New York Times, Washington Post on Twitter – Loren Gutentag
http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/Trump-Twitter-Media/2017/01/28/id/770853/

 

AMERICAN THINKER
— Illegal Aliens Really Do Vote – a Lot – William Campenni
http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2017/01/illegal_aliens_really_do_vote_a_lot.html

 

DAILY CALLER
— JUNE 16, 2016 FLASHBACK: The Past Six Presidents Have All Used The Executive Power To Block Certain Classes Of Immigrants – ALEX PFEIFFER
http://dailycaller.com/2016/06/16/the-past-six-presidents-have-all-used-executive-power-to-block-certain-classes-of-immigrants/

 

THE HILL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Schumer calls for Trump admin to ‘rescind’ refugee order.”
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/316711-schumer-calls-for-trump-admin-to-rescind-refugee-order
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump order on refugees creates chaos.”
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/316699-trump-order-on-refugees-creates-chaos-confusion

 

CNN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s immigration ban sends shockwaves.”
http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/28/politics/donald-trump-executive-order-immigration-reaction/index.html

 

REUTERS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Americans decry “U.S. travel curbs.”
http://in.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-refugees-mideast-idINKBN15C0MR

 

NBC NEWS
— Officials Say Visas Were Being Revoked Prior to Trump’s Executive Order – SAFIA SAMEE ALI
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/officials-say-visas-were-being-revoked-prior-trump-s-executive-n713546

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban Is Cowardly and Dangerous.”  Islam is more like political party or a country without borders than a religion.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/opinion/donald-trumps-muslim-ban-is-cowardly-and-dangerous.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps glorify and praise citizens of foreign countries, but despise, if not hate, those who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/us/refugees-syria-trump.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “‘Up Is Down’: Trump’s Unreality Show Echoes His Business Past.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/us/politics/donald-trump-truth.html

 

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “We must stand with refugees and green card holders from the Middle East who’ve fallen victim to Trump’s ban.”
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/stand-victims-trump-refugee-ban-article-1.2958290
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “President Trump falls far short of his campaign promises despite a historically busy first week in the White House.”
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/trump-falls-short-campaign-promises-busy-week-article-1.2958256

 

WALL STREET JORNAL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Silicon Valley Leaders Target Donald Trump’s Travel Restrictions.  Executives worry order will affect their companies’ employees, say ban violates personal and company principals.”
http://www.wsj.com/articles/silicon-valley-leaders-target-donald-trumps-travel-restrictions-1485649332

 

WASHINGTON POST
— In unprecedented move, pension plan cuts benefits promised to retirees – Jonnelle Marte  (DIERSEN: If you are in line to get a pension or if you are getting a pension, who wants your pension to be cut, if not eliminated? I should write a book about those who want my $50,856 Civil Service Retirement System pension to be cut, if not eliminated. I could focus on those who are full of hatred against those who are in line to get a pension and against those like me who are getting a pension.  I could focus on the aforesaid haters who regularly read GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/get-there/wp/2017/01/27/in-unprecedented-move-pension-plan-approves-benefit-cuts-for-retired-iron-workers/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: A pension fund in Cleveland became the first plan to approve benefit cuts for current retirees — even though it is still years away from running out of cash. The move, some critics say, could open the door for other troubled pension plans to follow suit. The financially strapped Iron Workers Local 17 Pension fund proposed a plan for extending its life span by reducing benefits for workers and retirees. Now that the plan has received final approval, roughly half of the 2,000 participants will see their pension benefits shrink on Feb. 1. Benefits will be cut by 20 percent on average, but some retirees are expecting their monthly payments to be slashed by as much as 60 percent. The unprecedented move comes after a 2014 law made it possible for troubled pension plans to reduce benefits to retirees if it would improve the financial health of the fund. The legislation dealt a major blow to federal protections that for nearly 40 years guarded the financial promises made to retirees. The announcement stunned some former ironworkers, many of whom said they sacrificed time with family and other opportunities so that they could earn a secure income stream in retirement. Joe Finley, 63, said he regularly worked 12 hours a day and took weekend shifts so that he could earn more credits for his pension. Now, his monthly check is set to be reduced to $1,900, from the roughly $3,500 he was previously receiving. The lost income is about equal to his monthly mortgage payment, causing Finley to worry that he may have to put his three-bedroom home on the market. “This is the devastation that I knew was coming, but I just couldn’t wrap my mind around it,” Finley said after learning the news. “You play by all the rules … and then they pull the rug out from under you.” The fund’s proposal was first green-lighted by the Treasury Department late last year before being put up for a vote by members this month. The impact will vary based on the individual’s work status and age. About half of the participants are not going to see any cuts at all because of their age or a disability. Others will see minor reductions. But more than 300 participants will see their checks cut by between 30 and 60 percent. Some people who took advantage of an early retirement option are among those facing the steepest cuts. Some critics say the divide in outcomes may have ultimately pinned workers, who could have felt they were choosing between a smaller pension and no pension at all, against retirees who feel they have few options for making up the lost pay. More than half of the 1,938 people eligible to vote did not cast a vote. About 16 percent, or 300, voted against the cuts. Another 600 members voted in favor of the changes. “I’ve been sort of sitting here staring off in the distance,” said Larry Burruel, 68, who is expecting his pension check to be cut in half. “We’re going to have to make a lot of cuts,” said Burruel, who is worried he and his wife will struggle to afford their medical bills with the smaller paycheck. The leaders of the ironworkers fund said making cuts now could prevent the need for more dramatic reductions in the future. Without changes, the ironworkers fund was on pace to run out of cash by 2024. At that point, the plan would have had to rely on the federal insurance program meant to protect multiemployer plans. But that program is also facing steep shortfalls and is on track to run out of money by 2025. “The suspension plan, while reducing their pensions now, is a better alternative than letting the pension fund become insolvent,” the trustees of the fund said in a statement. The ironworkers make up only a small portion of the roughly 1 million workers and retirees in pension plans that are on track to exhaust funds within the next two decades, according to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, which insures private pensions. The Central States Pension Fund, one of the largest multiemployer pension plans in the country, became the first fund to apply to cut benefits under the law with a proposal that would have affected nearly 300,000 current and retired truckers. But Treasury rejected that application in the spring, saying the changes would not be enough to save the financially struggling fund. Some pension advocates said they worry that the approval of the cuts in Cleveland could open the door for other financially struggling pension plans to follow suit. “Retirees … performed dangerous work counting on the promise of their pensions,” said Karen Ferguson, director of the Pension Rights Center. “It is simply wrong that after their years of backbreaking work, they have been left out in the cold.” Ferguson and other consumer advocates argue that rejecting the cuts would have given lawmakers more time to come up with another plan for shoring up pension funds. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), who is critical of the cuts, called on Congress to find a long-term fix. “Too many retirees across Ohio face uncertainty over the benefits they’ve earned,” he said. “We need to work on a bipartisan solution to protect Ohio workers from the mistakes made by those managing their funds.”)

 

THE BEAST
— Gregg Phillips, Donald Trump’s Voter Fraud Guru, Blasted as a ‘Revolving Door Hustler’  Making outlandish claims about illegal votes is only the latest in a long line of controversies Gregg Phillips has found himself in. – GIDEON RESNICK, BEN COLLINS, and BRANDY ZADROZNY
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2017/01/28/gregg-phillips-donald-trump-s-voter-fraud-guru-blasted-as-a-revolving-door-hustler.html

 

FED SMITH
— Practical Advice for Incoming Political Appointees from Federal Insiders – Bob Gilson  (DIERSEN: From what I see, virtually all federal employees are Democrats who not only want Trump to fail, they will focus on making him fail. Democrats put defending and advancing the Democrat Party platform before all else.)
http://www.fedsmith.com/2017/01/28/practical-advice-for-incoming-political-appointees-from-federal-insiders/

 

INDEPENDENT
— The truth about your inheritance  Younger generations increasingly expect a windfall will get them out of money trouble. But new figures could make for alarming reading. – Kate Hughes  (DIERSEN: My 86-year-old aunt is spending $230 a day for assisted living.)
http://www.independent.co.uk/money/the-truth-about-your-inheritance-a7545696.html

January 28 Morning Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps promote opposition to “Trump’s order on refugees, migrants.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-chicago-reaction-trump-immigration-suspension-met-20170127-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Reach that ‘grand bargain’ or watch workers get hurt – Editorial
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/editorial-reach-that-grand-bargain-or-watch-workers-get-hurt/

 

DAILY HERALD
— FRONT PAGE: Possible motive for 4-town merger push: Lowering property taxes – Marie Wilson  (DIERSEN: What percent of the real estate in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois is off the real estate tax roles?)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170127/news/170128917/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The attorney representing petitioners who want to merge Lisle, Warrenville and Woodridge with Naperville says the initiative is all about money. Annexing the smaller communities to Naperville would allow the larger city to use economies of scale to reduce the property tax burden on residents, Frank Avila said. The Chicago attorney said he still “is not authorized” to say who is behind the merger push. “This is about making life more affordable,” Avila said. But mayors of the four communities say talk of lowering taxes is “smoke and mirrors” and those behind the proposal have a political motive, especially because of the “clandestine and haphazard” way the idea has come to the fore. “People with serious issues bring it forward in a little more responsible manner, and this certainly was not done in a responsible manner,” Warrenville Mayor David Brummel said. “I just don’t think it’s all about taxes.”)

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Seaway’s struggle ends in failure; Texas bank to assume deposits – STEVE DANIELS
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170127/NEWS01/170129844/seaways-struggle-ends-in-failure-texas-bank-to-assume-deposits

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL
— Local lawmakers upset over Lisa Madigan’s actions – Brian Robbins
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20170127/local-lawmakers-upset-over-lisa-madigans-actions

 

DEKALB DAILY CHRONICLE
— Trump proposes big import tax, triggering fight with Mexico – AP (DIERSEN: Obviously, there would be no need for a wall or an import tax if Mexico would end its war on America, that is, if Mexico a) stopped sending its citizens into America illegally, b) recalled its citizens who are in America illegally, and c) stopped sending pot and other illegal drugs into America illegally.)
http://www.daily-chronicle.com/2017/01/27/trump-proposes-big-import-tax-triggering-fight-with-mexico/ap6jgkz/

 

HERALD & REVIEW
— Central Illinoisans carry faith at March for Life – HUEY FREEMAN
http://herald-review.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/central-illinois-pro-lifers-enjoy-support-from-new-administration/article_b82fc0f5-32bd-5cab-a2ff-404fee8eb1da.html
— ‘Opportunity tax’ could cost businesses thousands – CHRIS LUSVARDI  (DIERSEN: What is next?  Will precincts, municipalities, townships/wards, counties, states, and countries charge “opportunity taxes” to live and/or work in their jurisdictions? How will the amount of the tax be determined?  Democrats and RINOs would want members of the following groups to pay much higher taxes: those who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, 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://herald-review.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/opportunity-tax-could-cost-businesses-thousands/article_fface362-0a7f-5e19-9c52-0de5cfc871ca.html

 

ROCK RIVER TIMES
— Rauner criticizes AG’s move on worker pay  (DIERSEN: Who criticizes what you do/did? The following criticize what I have done as your GOPUSA Illinois since 2000 and what I have done as a Republican Precinct Committeeman since 1999 and the following criticize what I did as the TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman 2005-2012, a Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member 2003-2011, the Milton Township Republican Central Committee webmaster 2008-2010 and 2000-2004, an Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member 2003-2007, an American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member 2001-2004, a GAO employee 1980-1997, an IRS employee 1971-1980, a Post Office employee 1966-1969, etc.: those who a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, c) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, d) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, e) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, f) are operatives for the aforesaid, and/or g) are dupes for the aforesaid and those who are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, 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 longer than their ancestors.)
http://rockrivertimes.com/2017/01/27/rauner-criticizes-ags-move-on-worker-pay/

 

WSIL TV
— Trump voters thrilled with promised action on border wall – AP
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34360604/trump-voters-thrilled-with-promised-action-on-border-wall

 

WJBD RADIO
— Governor Sends Letter to State Workers Promising to Fight for Their Paychecks  Asks For Attorney General Lisa Madigan to Reconsider Her Decision  (DIERSEN: If/when Republicans cut/end federal employee paychecks/benefits and/or cut/end federal retiree pensions/benefits, who will “fight” for federal employees and/or for federal retirees?  From what I see, virtually everyone despises if not hates federal employees and federal retirees.  What should federal employees and federal retires do to defend themselves?  I was a federal employee for almost 30 years and I have been an involuntarily retired federal employee for more than 19 years.)
http://www.wjbdradio.com/local-news/2017/01/27/governor-sends-letter-to-state-workers-promising-to-fight-for-their-paychecks
— Trump Pushes Voter Fraud Claim Citing Fringe Blogger Gregg Phillips – ABC News (DIERSEN: Since 2000, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have demonized me, denigrated me, and condemned me as being a “fringe blogger” and even worse things.)
http://www.wjbdradio.com/politics/2017/01/27/trump-pushes-voter-fraud-claim-citing-fringe-blogger
(FROM THE ARTICLE: President Trump cited a new study Thursday to back up his claim that millions of ballots were cast illegally in the 2016 election – this one from a widely discredited blogger who has thus far declined to provide any evidence. The president’s latest source: 56-year old Gregg Phillips of Austin, Texas, a man who has been roundly criticized by mainstream academics and political opponents as a conspiracy theorist. His critics note that Phillips has claimed the Obama Department of Homeland Security hacked the election. Asked by ABC News if he had evidence to support his claim that millions of people voted illegally, Phillips demurred, saying he “is building that case right now.” “I may be a whacko, I may be a nut, I don’t know, I don’t really care what they say about me,” he said. Trump thought enough of Phillips’s theory that he cited it on Twitter. “Gregg Phillips and crew say at least 3,000,000 votes were illegal. We must do better!” he tweeted on Friday morning. To Phillips, who has argued that a recent tax lien against him is the product of political persecution by the IRS, the presidential attention came as a shock. “That was a little unexpected,” Phillips said of the Trump tweet. “What are you going to say? I mean, I’m just a regular guy and all of a sudden the President tweets my name and my whole world lit up for a little while today.” . . . On Thursday, Trump made Phillips the newest expert to bolster his voter fraud claims.)

 

EFFINGHAM RADIO
— Rauner Calls Madigan’s Budget Move “Political” – Ethan Kruger (DIERSEN: While I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years, my Democrat superiors made many political moves against me.  My Democrat GAO superiors forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old, did not promote me beyond GS-13, kept me off audits of IRS for all but 3 of the almost 18 years that I worked for GAO, and forced me to take an $18,847 pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO in 1980.  My Democrat IRS superiors did not promote me beyond GS-12, disallowed my education deductions, and disallowed my partial day per diem claims.  My Democrat Post Office superiors forced me resign in 1969 and disallowed my sick leave requests.)
http://www.effinghamradio.com/2017/01/28/rauner-calls-madigans-budget-move-political/

 

FOX ILLINOIS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say anti-Trump “U of I Students Develop Resource for Undocumented Students.”
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/u-of-i-students-develop-resource-for-undocumented-students
— Illinois Senator Proposes Amusement Tax – Lindsey Hess
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/illinois-senator-proposes-amusement-tax-01-28-2017

 

NILES PATCH
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Resisting Trump, Multi-Faith Group Gathers Sunday in Morton Grove  Calling for solidarity with targeted groups, afternoon rally and march will urge suburban town governments pass laws shielding immigrants.”  Ever-increasingly, “religious leaders” act as operative or as dupes for anti-Trumps.  Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps side with foreign countries against America. Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps side with citizens of foreign countries against citizens of America.
http://patch.com/illinois/niles/resisting-pres-trump-multi-faith-group-gathers-sunday-morton-grove

 

DEERFIELD PATCH
— Schneider Calls Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration ‘Disgraceful’  Democratic Illinois congressman says order presents “a de facto religious test for entry.” – Tim Moran  (DIERSEN: Islam is more like a political party or a country without borders than a religion.)
http://patch.com/illinois/deerfield/schneider-calls-trumps-executive-order-immigration-disgraceful

 

DAILY ILLINI
— The New York Times attorney who defended stories concerning sexual assault allegations against President Donald Trump is set to give the College of Media’s commencement speech in May. – Megan Jones
http://dailyillini.com/featured/2017/01/27/college-media-commencement-speaker-get-mr-trump-appeals-good-people/

 

INDIANAPOLIS STAR
— March for Life blog: Mike Pence, others urge end to abortion – Dwight Adams and Maureen Groppe
http://www.indystar.com/story/news/2017/01/27/march-life-live-organizers-excited-mike-pence-appearance/97132990/

 

UPSTREAM IDEAS
— Mark Glennon Is One Of The Most Dangerous Men In Illinois
http://upstream-ideas.com/upstream-ideas/ideas/mark-glennon-is-one-of-the-most-dangerous-men-in-il

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— KINZINGER HOPEFUL TO “SEE GREAT THINGS” FROM TRUMP
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/kinzinger-hopeful-to-see-great-things-from-trump.html
— WHY IS AMERICA SO RICH?  Why is America the world’s richest nation? Is it mostly because of the government, or is it thanks to entrepreneurs and businessmen? Historian Burt Folsom of Hillsdale College explains.  (DIERSEN: What do you say to my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois who are filled with hatred of the federal government, federal employees, and federal retirees?  The are especially filled with hatred of me because I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years and because I have been a federal retiree for more than 19 years.)
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/why-is-america-so-rich.html

 

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Trump backs group examining voter fraud – Dave Boyer
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jan/27/donald-trump-backs-group-examining-voter-fraud/
— Forty years ago, Congress enacted the Hyde Amendment — a law that continues to this day to proscribe federal Medicaid funds from being used to subsidize abortion in most circumstances. – Chris Smith
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jan/24/strengthening-the-hyde-amendment/

 

GOPUSA
— ‘Sanctuary’ restaurant movement grows  (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will Democrat, Libertarian, Green, and RINO restaurants post signs that say members of the following groups are NOT WANTED: Trump supporters, Protestants, conservatives, Republicans, Americans, Whites, males, older people, non-poor people, gun owners, German Americans, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=19765
— California ready to begin secession attempt
http://www.gopusa.com/california-ready-to-begin-secession-attempt/
— Trump admin debates designating Muslim Brotherhood as terrorist group
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=19923

 

FOX NEWS
— Secret Service agent who suggested she won’t take bullet for Trump on paid leave  (DIERSEN: Constructively, my Democrat GAO superiors have had me on dramatically reduced paid leave ($50,856 pension instead of $122,991 salary) since 1997 when I was 49 years old.  Why? Because in 1988, I became an active member in a class action lawsuit that charged GAO with reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and retaliation.)
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/01/28/secret-service-agent-who-suggested-won-t-take-bullet-for-trump-on-paid-leave-report-says.html

 

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Obama gave foreign ‘students’ 180,000 U.S. jobs, $32B in lost wages – PAUL BEDARD  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrat employers and RINO employers make it clear that they prefer citizens of foreign countries over citizens of America.)
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/obama-gave-foreign-students-180000-u.s.-jobs-32b-in-lost-wages/article/2613146
(FROM THE ARTICLE: A pro-immigrant program was expanded under President Obama that paid U.S. firms $2.7 billion to hire 180,000 foreign “students,” jobs that likely otherwise would have gone to Americans, according to a new report. The so-called “Optional Practical Training” was supposedly set up for foreign students but actually included no training and put college graduates in the high-paying jobs for three years. The Center for Immigration Studies, which on Friday urged President Trump to stop the program, estimated that the jobs paid $60,000, suggesting a total of $11 billion in annual wages lost to American workers, over $32 billion over three years. In his Inaugural Address, Trump advocated an “America First” theme. The Center said the program, also used under former President George W. Bush, paid companies $10,000-$15,000 to hire the foreigner college grads for three years.)

 

CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN NEWS
— TRUMP UNLOADS ON ‘DISGUSTING’ MADONNA
http://conservativerepublicannews.com/2017/01/27/trump-unloads-on-disgusting-madonna/

 

TOWNHALL
— It’s “Christmas in January” for Conservatives – Wayne Allyn Root
http://townhall.com/columnists/wayneallynroot/2017/01/28/its-christmas-in-january-for-conservatives-n2277737

 

COLLEGE FIX
— Ohio State class teaches students to detect and respond to microaggressions, white privilege – AMANDA TIDWELL (DIERSEN: Are you White?  How privileged are you?  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted a) that instead of me, the Post Office should have hired a minority in 1966, b) that the Post Office should gotten rid of me much sooner than it did so that a minority could have my job, c) that instead of me, IRS should have hired a minority in 1971, d) that instead of me, IRS should have promoted minorities in 1972, 1973, and 1974, e) that instead of me, GAO should have hired a minority in 1980, f) that instead of me, GAO should have promoted a minority in 1986, and g) that GAO should gotten rid of me much sooner than it did so that a minority could have my job and my preferred corner office.)
http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/30923/

 

HUFFINGTON POST
— Donald Trump Promised To Bring Back Jobs. For Potential Federal Employees, He’s Taking Them Away.  The federal hiring freeze means people who thought they have positions no longer do. Dave Jamleson, Sam Stein, and Amanda Terkel (DIERSEN: Many millions have not and will not seek a job with the federal government a) because the pay and benefits are terrible, b) because the advancement opportunities are terrible, c) because they lack required education, work experience, professional certifications, and/or professional licenses, d) because they cannot pass an employment examination, e) because they cannot pass a background investigation, f) because they cannot pass a physical examination, g) because they cannot take the demonization, denigration, and condemnation that comes with being a federal employee or federal retiree, and/or h) because they are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran and they know that the federal government discriminates against its employees who are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-hiring-freeze_us_588b9f18e4b08a14f7e5c121
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump as a Utopian Thinker.”
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-as-a-utopian-thinker_us_588c299be4b0cd25e49048f1
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs argue against trying to stop illegal immigration.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mexico-tax-goods-more-expensive_us_588b52a0e4b0303c07530f6f
— Trump Is Not the Real Nightmare. Congress Is.  While we wait for a GOP mutiny, they keep giving their useful idiot just enough rope to hang himself. – Misha Pinkhasov  (DIERSEN: Who considers you to be one of their useful idiots?  Should I write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who consider me to be one of their useful idiots?  They stress that I send them GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails free of charge and without any advertising.  They stress that I include links to their articles in the emails.  They stress that I promote their events.  They stress that I attend their events.  They stress that I report on their events.  While all that time, they are doing everything that they can to destroy me and to destroy my supporters.  Again, I should write a book about my those who consider me to be one of their useful idiots?)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-is-not-the-nightmare-congress-is_us_588a1906e4b01ea697898991
— Welcome To A New Era Of Activism – Mary Anne Hitt  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, under the Democrats and under the RINOs, those who are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, 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 longer than their ancestors PROTEST AGAINST THOSE WHO ARE Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, 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.huffingtonpost.com/entry/welcome-to-a-new-era-of-activism_us_588b759de4b0020b224b43e7

 

REUTERS
— Trump aides divided over policy shielding ‘dreamer’ immigrants – Julia Edwards Ainsley and Richard Cowan
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-immigration-idUSKBN15C0BV

 

UPI
— Google recalls staff to U.S., criticizes Trump immigration order – Daniel Uria
http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2017/01/28/Google-recalls-staff-to-US-criticizes-Trump-immigration-order/2071485618595/

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Refugees Detained at U.S. Airports, Prompting Legal Challenges to Trump’s Immigration Order – NICHOLAS KULISH and MANNY FERNANDEZ
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/us/refugees-detained-at-us-airports-prompting-legal-challenges-to-trumps-immigration-order.html
— Trump Bars Refugees and Citizens of 7 Muslim Countries – MICHAEL D. SHEAR and HELENE COOPER
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/us/politics/trump-syrian-refugees.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps argue against trying to stop illegal immigration.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/28/business/mexico-border-wall-trump.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/us/politics/president-donald-trump-first-week.html
— How to Buy a Used Car in an Age of Widespread Recalls – RON LIEBER
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/your-money/used-cars-takata-recalls.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: QUESTION: Which individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries oppose fighting voter fraud, that is, which of the aforesaid promote voter fraud?  ANSWER: Those that are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, 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 longer than their ancestors.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/opinion/the-voter-fraud-fantasy.html
— The Trump War on Public Schools – Gail Collins  (DIERSEN: From what I see, ever-increasingly, public schools focus on a) defending and advancing the Democrat, Libertarian, and Green party platforms and b) cranking out “good little Democrats” who are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, 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 longer than their ancestors.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/opinion/the-trump-war-on-public-schools.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs side with foreign countries against America. Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs side with citizens of foreign countries against citizens of America.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/opinion/donald-trumps-un-american-refugee-policy.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/opinion/mexicos-forceful-resistance.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/world/americas/mexico-border-tijuana-migrants-haitians-trump-wall.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Refugees detained at U.S. airports challenge Trump’s executive order – Emma Brown and David Nakamura
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/refugees-detained-at-us-airports-challenge-trumps-executive-order/2017/01/28/e69501a2-e562-11e6-a547-5fb9411d332c_story.html

 

USA TODAY
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats, RINOs, and those who brought children to America illegally use those children as cannon fodder.
http://college.usatoday.com/2017/01/27/how-dreamers-are-preparing-in-case-trump-ends-obama-immigration-actions/

 

NEW YOUR POST
— Peru, Colombia vow to stand with Mexico against Trump – Reuters  (DIERSEN: QUESTION: Which countries stand against Trump? ANSWER: Those that are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, 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 longer than their ancestors.)
http://nypost.com/2017/01/28/peru-colombia-vow-to-stand-with-mexico-against-trump/

 

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Under Trump, America recedes.” Anti-Trumps are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, 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 longer than their ancestors.  If you are an anti-Trump, how many of the aforesaid groups are you a member of?
http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/trump-america-recedes-article-1.2956849

 

BOSTON GLOBE
— The end of manly labor – Rob Walker
https://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2017/01/29/the-end-manly-labor/WjzhrUhDCFnWGN1NcR0clL/story.html

 

EXPRESS TRIBUNE
— Trump campaign against bureaucracy alarms federal workers – AFP  (DIERSEN: I was a federal employee for almost 30 years and I have been a federal retiree for more than 19 years.  What is your attitude toward federal employees and toward federal retirees?  From what I see, virtually everyone despises if not hates federal employees and retirees. In my defense, I have always been a Republican.  Virtually all federal employees and retiree are Democrats.  Virtually all of my Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates despised if not hated Republicans.)
http://tribune.com.pk/story/1307394/trump-campaign-bureaucracy-alarms-federal-workers/

 

WSJM
— Lawmaker: Focus Should Be On Workers Who Have Stopped Looking For Employment  (DIERSEN: I should write a book about what my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, in Illinois, and in Washington, DC have done since 1997 to stop me from getting work that is appropriate for someone with my work experience, my education, my professional certifications, and my professional license.  I could group them as follows: activists, candidates, elected/appointed officials, party leaders, major donors, political consultants, and defendants in lawsuits that I have filed.)
http://www.wsjm.com/2017/01/28/lawmaker-focus-should-be-on-workers-who-have-stopped-looking-for-employment/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Immigration Standoff Brewing Between Texas Governor, County Sheriff  Greg Abbott threatens to withhold funding to Travis County, whose sheriff reversed policy on detaining undocumented immigrants – DAN FROSCH  (DIERSEN: When will Rauner insist that all of America’s immigration laws be enforced in Illinois?  When will Rauner insist that all employers in Illinois use E-Verify?)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/immigration-standoff-brewing-between-texas-governor-county-sheriff-1485555737
— Trump Tries to Build a ‘Different Party’ – Peggy Noonan  (DIERSEN: Trump promised that if elected, he would defend and advance the Republican Party platform.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-tries-to-build-a-different-party-1485478386
— Google Criticizes Impact on Staff of Trump Immigration Order  Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai tells staff ‘it’s painful to see the personal cost’ on colleagues – JACK NICAS  (DIERSEN: What do you say to big “American” companies that put their interests ahead of America’s interests?  Under the Democrats, and under the RINOs, ever-increasingly, big “American” companies talk and act like they are anti-American.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/google-criticizes-impact-on-staff-of-trump-immigration-order-1485596067
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs side with foreign countries against America. Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs side with citizens of foreign countries against citizens of America.
http://www.wsj.com/articles/enrique-pena-nieto-put-in-tough-spot-by-donald-trump-1485556405

 

FORTUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “How Sanctuary Cities Plan to Dodge President Trump’s Funding Cuts.”
http://fortune.com/2017/01/27/sanctuary-cities-president-trump-funding-cuts-illegal-immigrants/

 

BUSINESS INSIDER
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs side with foreign countries against America. Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs side with citizens of foreign countries against citizens of America.
http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-extreme-vetting-refugees-lawmakers-respond-2017-1

 

MONEY MAGAZINE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs argue against trying to stop illegal immigration.
http://time.com/money/4651919/trump-import-tax-mexico-build-wall/