July 17 Morning Edition

CITY OF NAPERVILLE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: BEYOND OUTSTANDING: With a 5-4 vote, Naperville has directed its staff to prepare necessary documentation for the City to consider prohibiting (opting out) of allowing the local retail sale of adult-use cannabis. Hopefully, Wheaton, the rest of the municipalities in Illinois, DuPage County, and the rest of the counties in Illinois will soon do the same thing.
http://naperville.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=4&clip_id=1256 (Agenda Item: 19-689)

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: Chicago cannabis firm to be acquired in $875 million deal Curaleaf is buying Grassroots Cannabis for cash and stock. – JOHN PLETZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/consumer-products/chicago-cannabis-firm-be-acquired-875-million-deal

SIDLEY
— Former U.S. Congressman Peter Roskam Joins Sidley (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who have donated the most time and/or money to help elect and reelect Roskam.)
https://www.sidley.com/en/newslanding/newpressreleases/2019/07/former-us-congressman-peter-roskam-joins-sidley

ABC7
— Lemonade out of lemons: Naperville police donate to charity lemonade stand after money jar stolen
https://abc7chicago.com/community-events/naperville-police-donate-to-charity-lemonade-stand-after-money-jar-stolen/5401034/?cmp=emc-wls-news-headlines-7/17/2019

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH BIG COLOR PICTURE IN NAPERVILLE SUN: After $9 was stolen from a Naperville girl’s lemonade stand, police and neighbors give her more than $300 – SUZANNE BAKER
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-naperville-lemonade-stand-police-st-0717-20190716-bkvsgak3j5fl5bh6dq466pi4ci-story.html
— Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts faces big property tax hike, even bigger bill for back taxes after Tribune review spurs new look at his designer Wilmette house – Hal Dardick (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who have fought the hardest since 1984 to keep my home’s assessed valuation as high as possible.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/investigations/ct-todd-ricketts-higher-assessment-20190717-4boqljiimrburdig454aezbhie-story.html
— Twice rejected, Maine Township official files lawsuit to take part in pension plan – JENNIFER JOHNSON (DIERSEN: Since I was 18 years old in 1966 and started working part-time for the Park Forest Post Office, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have been beyond furious that I earned Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) credits. They are especially beyond furious that I during the almost 3 years that I worked for the Post Office 1966-1969, I earned both full-time CSRS credits and full-time Social Security credits.) 
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/park-ridge/ct-prh-krey-pension-tl-0718-20190715-v3g6vhirp5hpjbfilqrg5ek46q-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— DuPage secures court order to disband Lombard-area sanitary district – Katlyn Smith
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190716/dupage-secures-court-order-to-disband-lombard-area-sanitary-district
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters promote hatred of Trump.
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20190716/editorial-in-the-wake-of-trump-tweets-is-this-who-we-are

WTTW
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC, TREASONOUS: What Illinois Offers Undocumented Immigrants – Amanda Vinicky 
https://news.wttw.com/2019/07/16/what-illinois-offers-undocumented-immigrants

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Gerrymandering: Let the people choose their representatives – Leader Bill Brady
https://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20190716/leader-bill-brady-let-people-choose-their-representatives
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater promotes hatred not only against Trump, but against all Whites.
https://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20190716/ralph-martire-american-dream-should-be-accessible-to-all#new_tab
— Contract disputes continue to keep stations off DirecTV in Springfield area – Bernard Schoenburg (DIERSEN: In 2002, I successfully led an effort to get Comcast to start carrying Fox News Channel in Wheaton and in other west suburban municipalities.) 
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20190716/contract-disputes-continue-to-keep-stations-off-directv-in-springfield-area

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRAT
— Area GOP congressmen say Trump’s tweets about Democratic women of color are wrong – JOSEPH BUSTOS
https://www.bnd.com/news/politics-government/article232727802.html

WSIL TV
— Local congressmen vote against resolution condemning Trump – Joe Ragusa
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/40797951/local-congressmen-vote-against-resolution-condemning-trump

FOX ILLINOIS
— As President Trump acts unilaterally, Congress at a standstill on immigration reform – KRISTINE FRAZAO 
https://foxillinois.com/news/nation-world/as-president-trump-acts-unilaterally-congress-at-a-standstill-on-immigration-reform

NAPERVILLE PATCH
— ‘You’re In The Wrong Country:’ Racism At Naperville Gas Station The video, which has been viewed more than 100,000 times, shows a clerk threatening Latino customers that “ICE is coming.” – Lisa Marie Farver 
https://patch.com/illinois/naperville/youre-wrong-country-racism-naperville-gas-station

CENTER SQUARE
— 313 leave Illinois every day for other states, 40 per day to Wisconsin – Bethany Blankley (DIERSEN: Who wants those who share your demographics to leave your neighborhood, your precinct, your municipality, your township/ward, your county, and/or Illinois? I should write a book about those who want those who share my demographics me to leave my neighborhood, my precinct, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and/or Illinois. They a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and/or the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, c) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, d) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, and/or e) are operatives or dupes for the aforesaid.) 
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/reports-leave-illinois-every-day-for-other-states-per-day/article_3a50b40a-a41d-11e9-9602-df9616fca1fa.html
— Illinois doesn’t tax retirement income, but still ranks near worst in country for retirees – Cole Lauterbach
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/illinois-doesn-t-tax-retirement-income-but-still-ranks-near/article_57f000de-a750-11e9-8b74-6fba7fcc3e20.html
— Illinois ranks 12th highest for dependence on property taxes
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/by-the-numbers-illinois-ranks-th-highest-for-dependence-on/article_6531b624-a661-11e9-9960-23fac53e2d5c.html

PRAIRIE STATE WIRE
— Former Democratic senators demand higher salaries for Illinois legislators in lawsuit – Colin Froment 
https://prairiestatewire.com/stories/512755238-former-democratic-senators-demand-higher-salaries-for-illinois-legislators-in-lawsuit

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Joe Walsh sides with America-haters.
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/joe-walsh-trumps-anti-american-remarks-about-minority-representatives-will-hurt-gop

HOT AIR
— Woke Assimilation: Teaching Our Politicians To Hate America
https://hotair.com/headlines/archives/2019/07/woke-assimilation-teaching-politicians-hate-america/

FOX NEWS
— Beto O’Rourke, Illhan Omar — The blame America first movement is alive and well and picking up steam – Rich Lowry
https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/rich-lowry-beto-orourke-illhan-omar-white-supremacy

GOPUSA
— Defund Lutherans for Open Borders Now! – Michelle Malkin (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, the Democrat Party takes control of churches. Are you a member of a church? If/when that church formally declares war on America, what will you do?)
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=72724

AMERICAN THINKER
— Jihadist Evil Unites with Leftist Evil – Eileen F. Toplansky
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/07/jihadist_evil_unites_with_leftist_evil.html
— Beto should write a big check – Silvio Canto, Jr.
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/07/beto_should_write_a_big_check.html
— Democrats Hold a Terrible Hand of Race Cards – Brian C. Joondeph
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/07/democrats_hold_a_terrible_hand_of_race_cards.html
— The best places to retire tend conservative – Noel S. Williams (DIERSEN: In my opinion, the crime factor should have been given much more weight.)
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/07/the_best_places_to_retire_tend_conservative.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Bankrate.com just published its renowned ranking of the best and worst states for retirement. The categories rated, in order of weightings (in parentheses), include affordability (40%), wellness (25%), culture (15%), weather (15%), and crime (5%). Conspicuously, the top five states all have Republican governors, while most of the bottom states are run by Democrats. Moreover, much of the political machinery of the top states are Republican-run, allowing for coherent policies affecting affordability. The top five, in descending order, are: Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, South Dakota, and Florida. No surprise that Florida scored very well on weather and culture, but the other four states all outperform in areas where policy can have a big impact—affordability, crime and wellness. While Missouri is below par on crime ratings, that was more than offset by its top rating in affordability. Conversely, the bottom states are mostly run by the real deplorables: pandering political guttersnipes who’d take from hard-working, salt of the earth Americans to ensure all manner of freebies for illegal aliens. Indeed, sanctuary states and cities are overrepresented in the liberal laggards.)

BREITBART
— Bedlam on House Floor: Pelosi Storms Off amid Boos from Members – HANNAH BLEAU
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/07/16/bedlam-house-floor-pelosi-storms-amid-boos-members/
— Feds: Illegal Aliens Charged with Murder, Rape, Drunk Driving Released by Sanctuary State California – John Binder
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/07/15/feds-illegal-aliens-charged-with-murder-rape-drunk-driving-released-by-sanctuary-state-california/
— Late-Night Hosts Defend The Squad by Comparing Trump to Hitler, KKK – JEROME HUDSON
https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2019/07/16/late-night-hosts-defend-squad-comparing-trump-to-hitler-kkk/

BLAZE
— Minnesota city reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after overwhelming protests They regret ever having ended the tradition – Aaron Colen
https://www.theblaze.com/news/minnesota-city-reinstates-pledge-of-allegiance-after-overwhelming-protests

CONSERVATIVE HQ
— Today’s warped Dems wish everyone was a needy illegal alien – Jeffrey A. Rendall
http://www.conservativehq.com/article/30618-assault-america-day-195-today%E2%80%99s-warped-democrats-wish-everyone-was-needy-illegal-alien

CONSERVATIVE REVIEW
— ICE as the guard against dangerous drunk driving – Daniel Horowitz 
https://www.conservativereview.com/news/ice-guard-dangerous-drunk-driving/

CHRISTIAN HEADLINES
— Franklin Graham Speaks Out against the Equality Act, Says it Will Have ‘Catastrophic Consequences’ – Amanda Casanova
https://www.christianheadlines.com/blog/franklin-graham-speaks-out-against-the-equality-act-says-it-will-have-catastrophic-consequences.html

CNS NEWS
— Trump: ‘Those Tweets Were NOT Racist’ – Susan Jones
https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/susan-jones/trump-those-tweets-were-not-racist-i-dont-have-racist-bone-my-body

DAILY CALLER
— Flashback: Obama Said Crime And Poverty Are Not Qualifiers For Asylum – JASON HOPKINS
https://dailycaller.com/2019/07/16/obama-poverty-not-claim-for-asylum/
— On Reparations, Will Beto O’Rourke Start With Himself? – PETER HASSON (DIERSEN: Affirmative Action (AA), Diversity, and Inclusion are reparations. Democrats and RINOs make Republicans pay the price of AA, Diversity, and Inclusion. My Democrat superiors in the federal government made me pay the price of AA, Diversity, and Inclusion big time. My Democrat GAO superiors forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old, gave me unfair performance expectations and appraisals, always ranked me in the bottom half of my coworkers for pay-for-performance purposes, did not promote me beyond GS-13, got rid of my mentor in 1987, 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 a $19,568 (21%) 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 in 1978, got rid of my mentor in 1975, and disallowed my partial day per diem claims in 1974. My Democrat Post Office superiors forced me resign in 1969 and disallowed my sick leave requests in 1969 and 1968.)
https://dailycaller.com/2019/07/16/on-reparations-will-beto-orourke-start-with-himself/

DAILY WIRE
— AOC’s ‘Squad’ Will Destroy Democrats In The 2020 Election – JOSH HAMMER
https://www.dailywire.com/news/49515/hammer-aocs-squad-will-destroy-democrats-2020-josh-hammer
— ‘ANARCHY’: GOP Releases Brutal New Campaign Ad Against ‘The Squad’ – RYAN SAAVEDRA
https://www.dailywire.com/news/49564/anarchy-gop-releases-brutal-new-campaign-ad-ryan-saavedra

FEDERALIST PAPERS
— Support For Trump Rises Among Republicans After Attacks on ‘The Squad’ – Reuters
https://thefederalistpapers.org/us/support-trump-rises-among-republicans-attacks-squad

FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE
— TRUMP TAKES ON ILLEGALS. . .And their leftist collaborators. – Lloyd Billingsley
https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/274313/trump-takes-illegals-lloyd-billingsley
— THE ANTI-TRUMP HOUSE DEMOCRAT RESOLUTION Democrats rally around the anti-American, Jew-hating squad. – Joseph Klein
https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/274326/anti-trump-house-democrat-resolution-joseph-klein
— AMERICAN-HATING AMERICANS ARE THE ULTIMATE INGRATES AND HYPOCRITES Once again, Trump stands up for Americans who love their country. – Bruce Thornton
https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/274320/american-hating-americans-are-ultimate-ingrates-bruce-thornton

TOWNHALL
— Socialists’ Main Target Is Destroying The Family – Timothy Meads
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/timothymeads/2019/07/16/socialists-main-target-is-destroying-the-family-n2550084
— Flashback Bill Clinton: ‘We Won’t Tolerate Immigration By People Whose First Act Is To Break The Law’ – Timothy Meads
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/timothymeads/2019/07/16/flashback-bill-clinton-on-illegal-aliens–whether-theyre-innocent-or-guiltytheyre-still-here-illegally-and-should-be-deported-n2550114

PJ MEDIA
— Democrats Are One Hundred Percent Wrong about Racism – ROGER L. SIMON
https://pjmedia.com/rogerlsimon/democrats-one-hundred-percent-wrong-about-racism/

WORLD NET DAILY
— TRUMP DEMOLISHES THE ‘SQUAD’ Andy Schlafly: ‘It is not racist to try to Make America Great Again’
Read more at https://www.wnd.com/2019/07/trump-demolishes-the-squad/#TjucXKkF3sjqhlRY.99
https://www.wnd.com/2019/07/trump-demolishes-the-squad/
— DEFUND LUTHERANS FOR OPEN BORDERS NOW! Michelle Malkin rips ‘subversive religious racket’ protesting ICE with taxpayer cash (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, the Democrat Party takes control of churches. Are you a member of a church? If/when that church formally declares war on America, what will you do?)
https://www.wnd.com/2019/07/defund-lutherans-for-open-borders-now/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: If you were shocked by the images of the Mexican flag flying over an Aurora, Colorado, immigration detention center this weekend, you’ll be appalled at an even more disgusting spectacle: One of the top promoters of the so-called Lights for Liberty nationwide protests by Trump-hating, ICE-bashing radicals was a nonprofit religious organization known as the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service. As a designated “host,” LIRS played a key role in publicizing, organizing and participating in demonstrations against President Donald Trump’s deportation enforcement actions targeting some 2,000 illegal immigrants and their families who have ignored removal orders or skipped out on court hearings. Brazen hatred of cops, Border Patrol and ICE agents were on full display at the open borders protests fronted by LIRS and other left-wing groups, including Code Pink, CASA and CAIR. Marchers echoed the “Close the Concentration Camps” rhetoric of congressional brat pack Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. They carried signs declaring “ICE=Gestapo” and “Free the People, Burn the Camps.” It’s not just idle rhetoric. Antifa thug Willem Van Spronsen, armed with a rifle and incendiary devices, attempted to set a Tacoma ICE facility on fire on Saturday before being shot dead. He has been hailed as a “hero” and a “martyr” by fellow “progressive” travelers, while sympathetic mainstream reporters and activists look the other way. The president and CEO of LIRS, Krishanti Vignarajah, is a Sri Lankan refugee and former Michelle Obama policy director who led the Lights for Liberty event in Washington, D.C. She argues that Americans are obligated to open the floodgates at the southern border (since she turned out so great) and vehemently opposes what she calls “militant border enforcement.” To these border-sabotaging radicals, of course, any border enforcement is “militant.” LIRS sounds like just the kind of extremist group you’d expect to be kept afloat by billionaire George Soros’ big bucks. But hold on to your wallets and your American flags, folks: In 2016, LIRS relied on $64.7 million in government subsidies from taxpayers – that’s you and me – to fund a whopping 96.2 percent of its budget. LIRS is one of nine agencies that receives tens of millions of dollars to resettle refugees from around the world. The organization brags that it is “a vital arm of the United States refugee admissions program” that has worked with the State Department to import “over 500,000 refugees” to our country. One of LIRS’ most famous clients? Somalian-born Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, whose immigration, marriage and tax fraud problems I reported on in my column last month. If only a fraction of LIRS clients share Omar’s contempt for our security and self-governance, you can see the trouble we’re in. And that’s just the caseload of one of the nine resettlement giants that together rake in an estimated $1 billion a year. In addition, the Lutheran nonprofit is one of two specially designated groups (the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is the other) that is contracted by the government to provide social services and benefits (including “psycho-educational support” and “low-cost or pro bono immigration legal assistance”) to sponsor families hosting illegal immigrant children.)
— LINDSEY GRAHAM UNLOADS: 4 DEM LAWMAKERS ‘BUNCH OF COMMUNISTS’ Senator says focus of outrage shouldn’t be on Trump.
https://www.wnd.com/2019/07/lindsey-graham-unloads-4-dem-lawmakers-bunch-of-communists/

ONE NEWS NOW
— Taxpayers would foot bill for ‘ghastly’ surgery on children – Bob Kellogg 
https://onenewsnow.com/culture/2019/07/16/taxpayers-would-foot-bill-for-ghastly-surgery-on-children
— Lawless ‘traitors’ pulled down U.S. flag – Lawless ‘traitors’ pulled down U.S. flag – Chad Groening, Billy Davis
https://onenewsnow.com/culture/2019/07/16/lawless-traitors-pulled-down-us-flag

NATIONAL REVIEW
— The Selfish Actors of Illegal Immigration – VICTOR DAVIS HANSON
https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/07/illegal-immigration-many-selfish-actors-benefit/
— ‘Ilhan Omar Is Completely Assimilated’ – RICH LOWRY (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs want immigrants to be anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/ilhan-omar-is-completely-assimilated/

EPOCH TIMES
— How Democratic Socialists Are Gaining Control of the Democratic Party – JOSHUA PHILIPP
https://www.theepochtimes.com/how-the-democratic-socialists-are-gaining-control-of-the-democratic-party_3004716.html

THE HILL
— The right to a perfect job match – LIVIA LAM (DIERSEN: What did you do to qualify yourself for better paying jobs? I earned a) a job-related bachelor’s degree when I was 21 in 1970 and job-related master’s degrees when I was 27, 31, and 48, b) job-related professional certifications when I was 30, 32, 41, 45, 47, and 48, and c) a job-related professional license when I was 32.)
https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/453053-the-right-to-a-perfect-job-match
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The problem is, having a good job means more than just being matched to any job, and pushing workers to upskill won’t solve growing inequality. Even when unemployment peaked at 10.1 percent during the Great Recession, fingers also pointed to worker’s skill sets as falling short against employers’ desire for certain qualifications. But upholding a skills narrative that places the onus of employment on the shoulders of workers not only lacks relevance for those facing the greatest barriers to employment, but also limits mobility and risks exacerbating an already record-high economic inequality. To be clear, job outcomes that matter for workers include educational attainment. Research linking higher levels of education with higher earnings, better health and a longer life is well established. But because an individual’s ability to gain and maintain employment is also dependent on personal and social circumstances, systems that have a stake in both boosting workforce competitiveness and advancing equity must take into consideration these varying experiences.)

CBS NEWS
— Schumer announces support for bill to form committee on reparations – GRACE SEGERS (DIERSEN: Are you a Republican? How much in reparations do the Democrats and the RINOs want you to pay?)
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/reparations-bill-schumer-announces-support-for-legislation-establishing-commission-to-study-reparations/

WASHINGTON POST
— Unauthorized immigrants face public backlash in Mexico, survey finds – Kevin Sieff and Scott Clement
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/unauthorized-immigrants-face-public-backlash-in-mexico-survey-finds/2019/07/16/f7fc5d12-a75e-11e9-a3a6-ab670962db05_story.html
— Democrats say no one is above the law — except on immigration – Marc A. Thiessen
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/07/16/democrats-say-no-one-is-above-law-except-illegal-immigrants/
— Trump administration tells federal agencies to use ‘rigorous’ performance standards in rating employees – Eric Yoder (DIERSEN: Democrats who run the federal government use the subjectivity in performance appraisals to get rid of employees who are Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who did not make GS-13 (currently $98,198) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $116,040) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $136,495) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $165,500) by age 40.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-administration-tells-federal-agencies-to-use-rigorous-performance-standards-in-rating-employees/2019/07/17/c9d8ef48-a819-11e9-9214-246e594de5d5_story.html

NEW YORK POST
— The ‘Squad’ aims to guillotine the Democratic old guard – Victor Davis Hanson
https://nypost.com/2019/07/16/the-squad-aims-to-guillotine-the-democratic-old-guard/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— The Race Card Has Gone Bust America has never been fairer or more integrated, yet politicians obsess over wiping out discrimination. – Jason L. Riley (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats shout at everyone that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-race-card-has-gone-bust-11563318876
— Little Change at U.S. Border Amid Confusion Over Trump Asylum Rules Facing Lawsuits Refusing asylum to most applicants would outstrip available resources; policy targeted by legal challenges – Alicia A. Caldwell and Brent Kendall
https://www.wsj.com/articles/civil-rights-and-immigration-groups-file-lawsuit-challenging-new-trump-limits-on-asylum-claims-11563310786

JD SURPA
— “Go Back to Your Country” Language as a Basis for Employment Discrimination Claims (DIERSEN: Government is nasty. Politics is nasty. Who has hinted/implied/argued/shouted that you should “go back?” I should write a book about Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, and RINOs in DuPage County, Milton Township, Glen Ellyn, and Wheaton who have hinted/implied/argued/shouted that I should “go back” to Crete. I should write a book about my Democrat GAO superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates who hinted/implied/argued/shouted that I should “go back” to IRS. I should write a book about my Democrat IRS superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates who hinted/implied/argued/shouted that I should “go back” to Firestone Stores. I should write a book about my Democrat Park Forest Post Office superiors, supervisors, and coworkers who hinted/implied/argued/shouted that I should “go back” to washing dishes at S.S. Kresges in Chicago Heights.)
https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/go-back-to-your-country-language-as-a-28986/

HR DRIVE
— New York bans discrimination against employees with (PROTEST) hairstyles – Rosie Bradbury
https://www.hrdive.com/news/new-york-bans-discrimination-against-employees-with-natural-hairstyles/558791/

July 9 Morning Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters illegally encourage citizens of foreign countries to illegally come to America illegally and to illegally stay in America illegally.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-francisca-lino-chicago-church-sanctuary-20190708-kquv63vklfez5h6yhwvjnl43qm-story.html
— FRONT PAGE WITH COLOR PICTURES: Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts’ property tax appeal under investigation after Tribune finds assessment problem
– Hal Dardick (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always wanted me to pay higher taxes. Of course, they have always wanted the assessed valuation of my home (https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/915-Cove-Ct-Wheaton-IL-60189/4447887_zpid/

and https://www.redfin.com/IL/Wheaton/915-Cove-Ct-60189/home/18126600) to be increased substantially. According to the Milton Township Assessor, it is worth $492,300.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/investigations/ct-todd-ricketts-wilmette-property-taxes-20190709-c335ggdjvjbvposhwd3f77gwxa-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout that GOD is anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. Ever-increasingly, Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout that GOD promotes dependency on government, dependency on charity, LGBTQ activity, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, abolition of the First and Second Amendments, booze, gambling, pot, and other vices, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and even worse things.
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20190709/immigration-policy-contradicts-issues-of-faith

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Seven ideas to help Illinois stop kicking the can on state pensions
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/html-page/848701
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Laurence Msall wants Illinois to tax retirement income. What threshold does Msall want – $100,000, $75,000, $50,000, $25,000?
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/forum-ideas/consolidate-funds-and-tax-retirement-income
(FROM THE ARTICLE: To finally and decisively fix the problem, Illinois has no choice but to also eliminate unaffordable loopholes, such as its overly generous tax exemption on retirement income. Illinois is one of only three states with an income tax that exempts all retirement income from taxation. Low-income seniors in Illinois who cannot afford to stop working still pay state taxes on their income. Taxing retirement income in alignment with the federal tax code would increase equity and generate $2 billion to $3 billion annually for the state while protecting the most vulnerable seniors by exempting income under a certain threshold.)

BELOIT DAILY NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Pot pushers unbelievably say “TEEN ODDS OF USING MARIJUANA DIP WITH RECREATIONAL USE LAWS.”
https://www.beloitdailynews.com/article/20190708/AP/307089892

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRAT
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Illinois’ gaming expansion is law. When will we see sports betting, more video gambling? – JOSEPH BUSTOS
https://www.bnd.com/news/politics-government/article232139537.html

EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER
— Edwardsville officials ponder legal reefer impact on local laws – Charles Bolinger
https://www.theintelligencer.com/news/article/Edwardsville-officials-ponder-legal-reefer-impact-14080798.php

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Another golden parachute – Editorial
https://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/editorial-another-golden-parachute/article_2e80f218-8b69-5511-9ae5-fcbc9ba5db3b.html

JOURNAL & TOPICS
— Niles Public Safety Committee To Talk ‘Pot’ Legalization Police To Provide Committee Members Additional Information July 16 – Tom Robb
https://www.journal-topics.com/articles/niles-public-safety-committee-to-talk-pot-legalization/

WCIA
— Davis blames Pelosi for lack of women in GOP – Mark Maxwell (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats call Republicans White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things. Ever-increasingly, Democrats encourage women to hate Republicans.)
https://www.wcia.com/news/capitol-news/davis-blames-pelosi-for-lack-of-women-in-gop/

NPR ILLINOIS
— Rodney Davis Avoids Taking Position On Citizenship Question, While Durbin Criticizes Trump – MARY HANSEN
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/davis-avoids-taking-position-citizenship-question-while-durbin-criticizes-trump#stream/0

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— Former candidate for governor Robert Marshall challenging Durbin for U.S. Senator – Kevin Schwaller
https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/former-candidate-for-governor-robert-marshall-challenging-durbin-for-u-s-senator/

CENTER SQUARE
— Batavia considering annexing nearby homeowners ahead of Census count – Cole Lauterbach
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/illinois-city-considering-annexing-nearby-homeowners-ahead-of-census-count/article_da9664da-9dd5-11e9-86f1-4beced0dc563.html

INTERCEPT
— SOCIALISTS ON CHICAGO CITY COUNCIL FIGHT FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING, IMMIGRANT RIGHTS – Aída Chávez
https://theintercept.com/2019/07/08/socialism-conference-chicago-city-council/

KANE COUNTY REPORTER
— Skillicorn, GOP colleagues introduce Heartbeat Bill – Glenn Minnis
https://kanecountyreporter.com/stories/512700347-skillicorn-gop-colleagues-introduce-heartbeat-bill

ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE
— DOUBLING ILLINOIS’ GAS TAX, OTHER TAX HIKES WILL GO TO FUND MORE THAN $1.4 BILLION OF WASTE AND PORK – Adam Schuster and Bill Reveille
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/doubling-illinois-gas-tax-other-tax-hikes-will-go-to-fund-more-than-1-4-billion-of-waste-and-pork/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Harvard University poll: Voters get tough on illegal immigration – Jennifer Harper 
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jul/8/inside-the-beltway-poll-voters-get-tough-on-illega/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Ted Cruz: Use money from ‘El Chapo’ drug empire to ‘build the wall’ – Dominick Mastrangelo (DIERSEN: What percent of those who want cheap pot from Mexico oppose the Wall – 98%, 99%, 100%?)
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/ted-cruz-use-money-from-el-chapo-drug-empire-to-build-the-wall
— 2020 Dems promise a buffet of outrageous executive orders – Ryan Everson
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/2020-dems-promise-a-buffet-of-outrageous-executive-orders

ACCURACY IN MEDIA
— Media Dredges Up Every Bad Thing It Can Think Of To Criticize July 4 Festivities – Brian McNicoll
https://www.aim.org/aim-column/media-dredges-up-every-bad-thing-it-can-think-of-to-criticize-july-4-festivities/

AMERICAN GREATNESS
— The White Supremacist Bogeyman – Julie Kelly
https://www.amgreatness.com/2019/07/08/the-white-supremacist-bogeyman/

GOPUSA
— Army misses recruiting goal in booming economy (DIERSEN: What did/could limit your advancement in the military? For me, it would have been the fact that my eyesight could not be corrected to 20/20, I had partial red/green color blindness, and I had Osgood-Schlatter disease (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osgood%E2%80%93Schlatter_disease).)
http://www.gopusa.com/army-misses-recruiting-goal-in-booming-economy/
— Meghan McCain, women of ‘The View’ blame ‘straight sexism’ for smaller U.S. Women’s soccer payday
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=72320

BLAZE
— Trump wants to ‘Make America White Again’ with census citizenship question, says Pelosi – Aaron Colen (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats call Republicans White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things. Ever-increasingly, Democrats encourage minorities to hate Republicans.)
https://www.theblaze.com/news/trump-wants-to-make-america-white-again-with-census-citizenship-question-says-pelosi
— Multiple females allegedly push, punch former college linebacker over his MAGA hat. He handles it like a gentleman – Dave Urbanski (DIERSEN: If you wore a MAGA hat in your neighborhood, what would the Trump-haters do to you? How would you respond?)
https://www.theblaze.com/news/multiple-females-allegedly-push-punch-former-college-linebacker-over-his-maga-hat

CONSERVATIVE NEWS DAILY
— Why Do Democrats Hate? – Amanda Alverez
https://www.conservativedailynews.com/2019/07/why-do-democrats-hate/

TOWNHALL
— Illinois Could Soon Require Parental Permission For Minors To Donate Blood But Not Obtain An Abortion – Timothy Meads
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/timothymeads/2019/07/08/illinois-could-soon-require-parental-permission-for-minors-to-donate-blood-but-not-an-abortion-n2549694
— The Democrats’ Open Border Campaign Strategy – Robert Knight
https://townhall.com/columnists/robertknight/2019/07/09/the-democrats-open-border-campaign-strategy-n2549683

DAILY CALLER
— Burgess Owens Says Democrats Should Be The Ones To Pay Reparations – CAITLIN MCFALL
https://dailycaller.com/2019/07/08/burgess-owens-says-democrats-should-be-the-ones-to-pay-reparations/
— Illegal Immigration Advocates Use Economic Warfare To Subvert Immigration Law – MATT O’BRIEN
https://dailycaller.com/2019/07/08/brien-economic-warfare/

FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE
— QUESTIONS THE CANDIDATES MUST ANSWER And the one question that will expose those who actually hate you. – Michael Cutler
https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/274223/questions-candidates-must-answer-michael-cutler

NEWSMAX
— The Democrats’ Own Platform Will Be Their Undoing in 2020 – Michael Dorstewitz 
https://www.newsmax.com/michaeldorstewitz/democrats-buttigieg-biden-radical/2019/07/08/id/923706/
— A Secure Border Is the Most Compassionate Immigration Solution – Lauren DeBellis Appell 
https://www.newsmax.com/laurendebellisappell/faith-border-security-refugees/2019/07/08/id/923729/

WORLD NET DAILY
— ARE DEMOCRATS CEDING THE CENTER TO TRUMP? The more the nation sees of the Democrats, the better The Donald looks – PATRICK J. BUCHANAN
https://www.wnd.com/2019/07/are-democrats-ceding-the-center-to-trump/

LIFE NEWS
— Illinois Abortion Activists Want to Enable Secret Abortions on Teens Without Their Parents Knowing – MICAIAH BILGER 
https://www.lifenews.com/2019/07/08/illinois-abortion-activists-want-to-enable-secret-abortions-on-teens-without-their-parents-knowing/

LIFE SITE NEWS
— Medical establishment has betrayed children, parents with transgender insanity – Linda Harvey
https://www.lifesitenews.com/opinion/medical-establishment-has-betrayed-children-parents-with-transgender-insanity

THE HILL
— Appeals court rules Trump can’t block people on Twitter – JACQUELINE THOMSEN (DIERSEN: I do not block anyone from reading GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails, including those who read the emails only to get information to destroy me. I should write a book about those who read the emails only to get information to destroy me.) 
https://thehill.com/policy/technology/452160-appeals-court-rules-trump-cant-block-people-on-twitter
— After McConnell opposes reparations, NBC report shows his great-great-grandfathers owned 14 slaves – ZACK BUDRYK (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates in the federal government always treated me like I should pay lots of reparations because my ancestors owned many slaves. But they knew that my ancestors never owned slaves, that all my ancestors always lived in northeast Illinois, that they worked in a brick factory in Chicago, that they operated farms in Crete and Grant Park, and that they operated a hardware store in Crete.)
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/452083-after-mcconnell-opposes-reparations-nbc-report-shows-his-great-great

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters crow over their success in creating the border crisis.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/07/08/trump-cant-dodge-responsibility-border-crisis/
— Mitch McConnell’s ancestors owned slaves, according to a new report. He opposes reparations. – Eli Rosenberg (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates in the federal government always treated me like I should pay lots of reparations because my ancestors owned many slaves. But they knew that my ancestors never owned slaves, that all my ancestors always lived in northeast Illinois, that they worked in a brick factory in Chicago, that they operated farms in Crete and Grant Park, and that they operated a hardware store in Crete.) 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/07/09/mitch-mcconnells-ancestors-owned-slaves-according-new-report-he-opposes-reparations/
— Democrats, stop embracing losing issues and focus on getting rid of Trump – Richard Cohen (DIERSEN: Who has focused on getting rid of you? How have you dealt with those people? I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who have focused on getting rid of me. They have always known that my policy has always been to forgive those who trespass against me (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord%27s_Prayer) and to let GOD impose vengeance (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vengeance_Is_Mine). Of course, they use that to destroy me. They count on me keeping the aforesaid policies. What if they are wrong?)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/democrats-stop-embracing-losing-issues-and-focus-on-getting-rid-of-trump/2019/07/08/baa3dca2-a1b3-11e9-bd56-eac6bb02d01d_story.html

NEW YORK POST
— After years of discrimination, women embrace right to natural hair – Melkorka Licea (DIERSEN: What about banning discrimination against those whose hair a) has thinned, b) has turned gray, c) has turned White, and/or d) has fallen out?)
https://nypost.com/2019/07/08/after-years-of-discrimination-women-embrace-right-to-natural-hair/
— Democrats need voters to forget the economy – Editorial
https://nypost.com/2019/07/08/democrats-need-voters-to-forget-the-economy-and-other-commentary/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— How a Chicago Suburb Became a Center of ETFs Welcome to Wheaton, Ill., a town with a surprising connection to many of the most-important figures in the world of exchange-traded funds – Asjylyn Loder
https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-a-chicago-suburb-became-a-center-of-etfs-11562638621
(FROM THE ARTICLE: There is a gutted brick bank about an hour’s drive west of downtown Chicago that bears testament to an unusual feature of the suburb of Wheaton, Ill.: It has played an outsize role in the $6 trillion exchange-traded-fund industry. Here, longtime Wheaton residents Bruce Bond and John Southard, co-founders of the ETF powerhouse formerly known as PowerShares, are renovating new offices for their latest ETF venture, a company called Innovator. Just down the street is First Trust, the sixth-biggest ETF issuer in the U.S., with more than $76 billion in ETF assets. Not far away is Amplify ETFs, a white-label firm that has made a name for itself in niche funds. PowerShares, meanwhile, was sold in 2006 to Invesco Ltd. IVZ -1.81% , now the fourth-largest ETF issuer, with $204 billion in assets. How did Wheaton, a city of 53,000 people, become a hub of one of the fastest-growing segments of money management? Part of the story centers on Wheaton College, a Christian liberal-arts school founded by evangelical abolitionists in 1860. Often called the “Christian Harvard,” it is the alma mater of preacher Billy Graham. With roughly 2,400 undergraduates, the college also has produced, or has connections to, a surprising number of well-known ETF pioneers and innovators and their families. . .Today, the ETF industry is a palpable part of life in Wheaton. First Trust’s office south of downtown, built in 2007, is home to the city’s sixth-largest employer, and is part of the downtown revival. New restaurants and apartment complexes have opened in the past decade. The city has widened the sidewalks and made the streets more pedestrian-friendly. The town has always been well-to-do, but these days the median income is more than $95,000 a year. In the neighborhood near Wheaton College, older houses have been torn down, replaced with more luxurious homes. Of course, the ETF connection isn’t the only reason Wheaton is thriving. The greater Chicagoland area sports a sprawling financial industry, and Wheaton shares in its prosperity.)
— Pelosi Says Liberal Freshmen Have Few Followers on the Hill The speaker said Reps. Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Pressley and Tlaib ‘have a following in the public’ but not in Congress – Natalie Andrews (DIERSEN: RINO Republican Party leaders would say that conservatives have following in the public, but not in the Republican Party.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/pelosi-says-liberal-freshmen-have-few-followers-on-the-hill-11562624179
— Why U.S. Women Rule the World – Allysia Finley (DIERSEN: Democrats shout at women, and at everyone else, that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, bigots, and even worse things who should be gotten rid of once and for all? Democrats want women, and everyone else, to get rid of Republicans once and for all.) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-u-s-women-rule-the-world-11562626251
— How Many Jobs Would the $15 Minimum Wage Kill? The Congressional Budget Office puts the toll at 1.3 million to 3.7 million. – Michael Saltsman (DIERSEN: Back in 1964, when I was 16 years old, if S.S. Kresges had to pay me $15/hour in today’s dollars to wash dishes, S.S. Kresges would not have hired me.) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-many-jobs-would-the-15-minimum-wage-kill-11562626215
— $15 Minimum Wage Would Bring Mixed Fortunes for U.S. Workers House plan would give 17 million Americans raises, cost 1.3 million their jobs, nonpartisan government report finds – Eric Morath (DIERSEN: Back in 1964, when I was 16 years old, if S.S. Kresges had to pay me $15/hour in today’s dollars to wash dishes, S.S. Kresges would not have hired me.) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/15-minimum-wage-would-leave-1-3-million-american-jobless-lift-as-many-out-of-poverty-11562611503

USA TODAY
— On social media, calls for boycott of Home Depot because co-founder supports Donald Trump – Charisse Jones
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2019/07/08/support-donald-trump-prompts-calls-home-depot-boycott-twitter/1677966001/

SAN ANTONIO
— BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: USA! Americans Spent $400M on Cannabis for Fourth of July Legal marijuana is not yet as familiar at the family picnic as beer, but it’s gaining. – Peter Page
https://www.mysanantonio.com/business/article/USA-Americans-Spent-400M-on-Cannabis-for-Fourth-14079435.php

SENTINEL SOURCE
— Vacant Keene City Council seats draw interest – Sierra Hubbard (DIERSEN: Do you live in a city? If a city council seat became vacant, what factors would discourage you from running for it? For me, factors include candidates who commit to voting against the sale of pot and against video gambling in the city. In addition, candidates who commit to promoting the traditional family, right to life, immigration, Second Amendment, illegal drugs, equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving), and other planks in the Illinois Republican Party and Republican Party platforms. In addition, candidates who oppose promoting dependency on government, dependency on charity, LGBTQ activity, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, abolition of the First and Second Amendments, booze, gambling, pot, and other vices, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and even worse things. When city council vacancies occur, I believe that a) the names of applicants should be immediately released, b) all information that they submit, including completed application forms, resumes, and answers to standard questions, should be immediately released, c) a thorough background investigation should be done on each applicant, and d) one or more candidate forum should be held.) 
https://www.sentinelsource.com/news/local/vacant-keene-city-council-seats-draw-interest/article_3a7b278a-5a75-5272-90c8-46c8027e25f0.html

WEEK
— Mitch McConnell found to be the direct descendant of 2 slave owners (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates in the federal government always treated me like I should pay lots of reparations because my ancestors owned many slaves. But they knew that my ancestors never owned slaves, that all my ancestors always lived in northeast Illinois, that they worked in a brick factory in Chicago, that they operated farms in Crete and Grant Park, and that they operated a hardware store in Crete.)
https://theweek.com/speedreads/851569/report-mitch-mcconnell-found-direct-descendant-2-slave-owners

PBS
— Religious liberals want to change what it means to be a Christian voter (DIERSEN: According to Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs, GOD is anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. According to Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs, to get into HEAVEN, you have to promote dependency on government, dependency on charity, LGBTQ activity, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, abolition of the First and Second Amendments, booze, gambling, pot, and other vices, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and even worse things.)
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/religious-liberals-want-to-change-what-it-means-to-be-a-christian-voter

NEWSDAY
— It’s much too early to pay attention to the race for president – Carl Hiaasen (DIERSEN: What do you pay attention to? According to my critics/opponents, you should only pay attention to what they tell you to pay attention to.)
https://www.newsday.com/opinion/commentary/2020-presidential-race-democratic-debates-trump-1.33589999

GUARDIAN
— Facebook is ripe for exploitation – again – in 2020 – Siva Vaidhyanathan
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jul/09/facebook-is-ripe-for-exploitation-again-in-2020

PEOPLE’S WORLD
— 2018 election win pays off: Illinois passes “barrage” of pro-worker bills – MARK GRUENBERG
https://www.peoplesworld.org/article/2018-election-win-pays-off-illinois-passes-barrage-of-pro-worker-bills/

July 3 Evening Edition

WHITE HOUSE
— Watch the greatest Fourth of July celebration in our Nation’s history tomorrow
https://www.whitehouse.gov/1600daily/

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— Republican participants in Warrenville’s outstanding Independence Day Parade Wednesday evening, July 3, 2019 included Anderson, Colgan, Collins, Keller, Fitzgerald, Grant, Larsen, Marshall, A. Murphy, Oberweis, Prater, Ruhl, Saake, and Sanguinetti. As I am putting this email together, I am also watching Wheaton’s fireworks thanks my Ring doorbell camera. – Dave Diersen
http://www.gopillinois.com
— Wheaton’s 2019 Independence Day Parade Republican entries are Bob Berlin, Amy Grant, Chris Kachiroubas, Evelyn Sanguinetti, Ann Celine Walsh, and Milton Township Republican Central Committee. The parade kicks off at 10:00 AM tomorrow. With their $2,500 contribution, “DuPage County Republicans” are the top sponsor for the parade and fireworks. Contributions were: $500 from Roger Claar; $250 each from Berlin, Sanguinetti, Phil Suess, and Tim Whelan; and $100 each from Michael Barbier, Grant Eckhoff, Tim Elliott, Grant, Chris Heidorn, Babette Holder, Jeanne Ives, Marty Keller, Bob Larsen, and Walsh. I hand-delivering 500 flyers (printed courtesy of Alpha Graphics) to the residences and businesses on the parade route that include the Republican entries in the parade, the sponsor’s names, and the amounts they contributed. – Dave Diersen
http://www.gopillinois.com

ABC7
— Trump vows July 4 ‘show of a lifetime,’ ushers in tanks, military might as protesters gather – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/trump-vows-july-4-show-of-a-lifetime-as-protesters-gather/5376416/

NBC5
— Member of Lightfoot’s Security Detail Charged With Domestic Battery Officer Marni Washington, 50, was charged with one misdemeanor count of domestic battery, court documents show
https://www.nbcchicago.com/investigations/lightfoot-security-detail-charged-with-domestic-battery-512178071.html

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Resident wants to prohibit pot smoke in building after recreational marijuana becomes legal – Howard Dakoff (DIERSEN: If you live in an apartment or a condo and you want to stay away from stoners, you should consider renting/buying a single family home.) 
https://www.chicagotribune.com/real-estate/ct-re-condo-adviser-0714-20190703-3dbd2mqcg5aqnncx6mrgxmff4a-3dbd2mqcg5aqnncx6mrgxmff4a-story.html
— Illinois’ gas tax hike: It’s going to hit more than motorists – ALLY MAROTTI and ROBERT CHANNICK
https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-cb-illinois-gas-tax-hike-delivery-fees-20190702-bbckjd5q65dg5bfb2eerrabyru-story.html
— Illinois employers warned the state of more than 700 layoffs in June – ABDEL JIMENEZ
https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-jobs-reports-for-july-20190703-lujsovctxvaidj66rstf3yzvti-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Trump’s Fourth of July parade” is “A grandiose vanity photo op.”
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2019/7/2/20680286/donald-trumps-fourth-of-july-parade-grandoise-tanks-military-jets-lincoln-memorial-july-4
— More than 1,500 Chicago cops to hit the streets to prevent Fourth of July weekend violence It’s the Chicago Police Department’s second big test under Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s leadership. The first test didn’t go so well. Over Memorial Day weekend, seven were killed, same as last year. – Fran Spielman
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/7/3/20680990/chicago-police-fourth-july-4-weekend-crime-violence-lightfoot

DAILY HERALD
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Belushi aims for Blues Brothers marijuana brand
https://www.dailyherald.com/entlife/20190703/report-belushi-aims-for-blues-brothers-marijuana-brand
— James Marter stands out in GOP field for Congress – Jennifer Nevins, Aurora
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20190703/marter-stands-out-in-gop-field-for-congress

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Jim Belushi’s new role: Marijuana mogul The weed business, according to Jim. How to build a hobby into a national brand? Hitch a ride in the Bluesmobile. – JOHN PLETZ 
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/news/jim-belushis-new-role-marijuana-mogul
— This Wheaton College grad will hear the suit over Trump’s taxes A judge appointed by President Donald Trump has been assigned to a lawsuit by congressional Democrats seeking access to the president’s tax returns.
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/government/wheaton-college-grad-will-hear-suit-over-trumps-taxes

KANE COUNTY CHRONICLE
— Maple Park officials weigh pros, cons of bringing recreational marijuana dispensary to village Officials consider possibility of tax revenue as surrounding towns also looking into dispensaries – CHRIS WALKER
https://www.kcchronicle.com/2019/07/03/maple-park-officials-weigh-pros-cons-of-bringing-recreational-marijuana-dispensary-to-village/ath2c95/

FOX ILLINOIS
— Why Democratic presidential candidates support heath care for immigrants – AP (DIERSEN: Democrats view all immigrants as becoming and remaining Democrats because overwhelmingly, immigrants a) need/want massive government assistance, b) have financial problems, c) have health problems, d) have other problems, e) lack education, f) lack job skills, and g) have demonstrated far less potential for career advancement.) 
https://foxillinois.com/news/nation-world/democratic-candidates-in-favor-of-immigrant-heath-care

DUPAGE COUNTY
— Voter Verification Postcards
https://www.dupageco.org/Election/Election_Commission_News/2019/60927/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— CHICAGO PASTOR SCOLDED BY AN HYSTERICAL REP. ILHAN OMAR
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/07/must-hear-chicago-pastor-scolded-by-an-hysterical-rep-ilhan-omar.html
— UNLIKE ILLINOIS, OREGON SENATE REPUBLICANS STRIKE BACK
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/07/unlike-illinois-oregon-senate-republicans-strike-back.html
— ILLINOIS: ONE OF THREE WORST-FUNDED PENSION SYSTEMS IN THE US
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/07/illinois-one-of-three-worst-funded-pension-systems-in-the-us.html

WASHINGTON TIMES
— New York Times video dispels American greatness ‘myth’: ‘U.S. is really just OK’ – Jessica Chasmar (DIERSEN: If America is just “OK,” then why do so many minorities and females come to America illegally and/or stay in America illegally? Is it because America gives preference to minorities and America gives preference to females? It is called Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion.) 
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jul/3/new-york-times-video-dispels-american-greatness-my/
— ‘War on math’: Budget hawks outraged there isn’t more outrage over deficit – James Varney 
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jul/2/openthebooks-outraged-growing-budget-deficit-draws/

FOX NEWS
— Restaurant owner says it’s OK to ban conservatives (that’s why I dine at Chick-fil-A) – Todd Starnes
https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/todd-starnes-restaurant-owner-says-its-okay-to-ban-conservatives-thats-why-i-dine-at-chick-fil-a

AMERICAN THINKER
— $500,000 fines for deported illegals who refuse to go? – Monica Showalter
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/07/500000_fines_for_deported_illegals_who_refuse_to_go.html

AMERICAN GREATNESS
— The Real ‘Toxic Masculinity’ – Anthony Esolen
https://amgreatness.com/2019/07/02/the-real-toxic-masculinity/

BREITBART
— Democrats Cause Patriotism to Plummet – HARIS ALIC
https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2019/07/02/poll-democrats-cause-patriotism-to-plummet-ahead-of-july-4th/
— California Democrats Push Bill Allowing Illegals Party Roles: ‘They’re Already Leaders’ – AMY FURR
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/07/02/california-democrats-push-bill-allowing-illegals-party-roles-theyre-already-leaders/

CNS NEWS
— Assault on Western Civilization – Walter E. Williams
https://www.cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/walter-williams-assault-western-civilization

DAILY CALLER
— Would-Be Refugees Trying To Buy Children To Enter The US – DAVID KRAYDEN
https://dailycaller.com/2019/07/03/would-be-refugees-buy-children-enter-us/
— Facebook Stays Mum On Accusations Of Conservative Bias As Trump Bears Down – CHRIS WHITE
https://dailycaller.com/2019/07/03/trump-conservatives-facebook/

DAILY SIGNAL
— It’s Actually OK to Be Proud of the Military on Independence Day – Thomas Spoehr 
https://www.dailysignal.com/2019/07/03/its-actually-ok-to-be-proud-of-the-military-on-independence-day/

WORLD NET DAILY
— NEW ‘TERMS’ FOR CUSTOMERS AT RESTAURANT THAT REFUSED TO SERVE SARAH SANDERS If you don’t agree with her, ‘you should consider dining at home’
https://www.wnd.com/2019/07/new-terms-for-customers-at-restaurant-that-refused-to-serve-sarah-sanders/

ONE NEWS NOW
— Liberal experts to moderate ‘harmful content’ on Facebook – Jody Brown (DIERSEN: What about “harmful content” shared in secret Facebook groups?)
https://onenewsnow.com/media/2019/07/02/liberal-experts-to-moderate-harmful-content-on-facebook

CAMPUS REFORM
— Harvard prof tests tool to measure class participation by race, gender – Ema Gavriolvic
https://wwwt2.campusreform.org/?ID=13401

THE HILL
— DOJ reverses, says it’s trying to find ways to include citizenship question on 2020 census – JACQUELINE THOMSEN
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/451639-doj-ordered-to-find-ways-to-include-citizenship-question-on-2020

CNN
— Trump administration reverses course on census citizenship question – Ariane de Vogue, Gregory Wallace and Jeremy Diamond
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/03/politics/census-question-trump-tweet/index.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— Justice Dept. Reverses Course on Citizenship Question on Census, Citing Trump’s Orders – Michael Wines, Maggie Haberman and Alan Rappeport
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/03/us/politics/census-citizenship-question.html
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH BIG COLOR PICTURES: DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats and RINOs illegally encourage citizens of foreign countries to illegally come to America illegally and to illegally stay in America illegally. 
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/02/us/politics/border-center-migrant-detention.html

USA TODAY
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “The Founding Fathers would be ashamed of Donald Trump’s egocentric, militaristic July 4th.”
https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/07/03/donald-trump-july-4th-about-him-not-patriotism-america-column/1585897001/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— A Leftist Mob Attacked Me in Portland I have been targeted by Antifa and its allies for my critical reporting of their violent extremism. – Andy Ngo
https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-leftist-mob-attacked-me-in-portland-11562109768
— What Makes Americans One People? Shared principles and language are essential, but multiple cultures have always coexisted. – William A. Galston
https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-makes-americans-one-people-11562109417

KIPLINGER
— IRS Reform: 12 Ways the Tax Agency Will Be More Taxpayer-Friendly Under the Taxpayer First Act – Rocky Mengle
https://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/taxes/T055-S001-how-the-irs-will-be-more-taxpayer-friendly/index.html

HR DRIVE
— Study: 43% of workers are uncomfortable talking about drug use with colleagues – Valerie Bolden-Barrett (DIERSEN: I would not want to work for, work with, or supervise a stoner.)
https://www.hrdive.com/news/study-43-of-workers-are-uncomfortable-talking-about-drug-use-with-colleag/558068/