August 14 Morning Edition

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— The August Milton Township Republican Central Committee (MTRCC) monthly meeting is this evening at the Holiday Inn in Carol Stream. The social hour starts at 6:00 PM and the meeting starts at 7:00 PM. SEE: http://dupagegop.org/calendar-3/ 

I will be signing in as a candidate. I am a candidate to be appointed to fill Wheaton’s West District City Council vacancy. The other six Republican candidates are Edward Ahern, Jeffery Antonelli, Angela Blatner, Nancy Harding, Mark Kmeicik, and Robert McNeily.

Hopefully, all of the aforesaid seven candidates will a) attend meeting, b) announce their candidacies, c) and seek the support of the eighteen Republican Precinct Committeemen who represent Wheaton’s West District. Those eighteen Precinct Committeemen are Joseph Caruso, Dave Diersen, Thomas Elsner, Arthur Grant, Ralph Hinkle, Marty Keller, John Kocinski, Robert Krzyzewski, Michael Hinsdale, Jae Kwon, Robert Larsen, Connor McCarthy, Robert McNeily, Ronald Menna, Elizabeth Tatro, James Ryan, Mark Thomas, and Herbert Wehling.

Hopefully, MTRCC will gather relevant information about the aforesaid seven candidates, provide that information to the aforesaid eighteen Precinct Committeemen, and host a candidate forum. The goal of providing information on the candidates and hosting a candidate forum is to help the aforesaid eighteen Precinct Committeemen recommend to Wheaton’s City Council the best possible candidate to be appointed to fill the Wheaton West District City Council vacancy.

In my opinion, the following information about all 10 candidates should be disclosed: How long they have lived in Wheaton, how long they have lived in Wheaton’s West District, their work experience, their education, their professional certifications and licenses, their memberships in professional associations, why they want to be appointed to fill the vacancy, what they believe the three most important issues are that Wheaton needs to address in the next 2 years and how those issues those issues should be addressed, their political affiliation and activities, their civic activities, if they would vote for or against banning the sale of pot in Wheaton, what their position is on Wheaton’s Roosevelt Road corridor, if they would vote for or against requiring employers in Wheaton to use E-Verify, and what they have done that demonstrates they can carry out typical city council functions. In my opinion, Republican Precinct Committeemen in Wheaton’s West District should have the above information.

At Wheaton’s City Council meeting on Monday, August 19, 2019, its members will go into executive session to deliberate on the 10 candidates who have applied. Because, in that session, they will be reviewing the documents that the 10 candidates have submitted, Wheaton has denied my FOIA request for those documents.

According to MTRCC’s bylaws (http://www.miltongop.org/about-mtrcc/by-laws), “When a position within Milton Township is declared vacant, the MTRCC shall meet within forty (40) days of the declaration of vacancy to recommend an individual to fill such vacancy. The recommendation shall be decided at a convention of the Organization by a majority vote of the Organization through a written ballot.” It would be great if MTRCC would host a candidate forum for the aforesaid seven Republican candidates.” I urge MTRCC to do the aforesaid concerning Wheaton’s West District City Council vacancy.

Many Republican candidates, elected officials, and party leaders routinely attend MTRCC meetings. I hope that the following will attend MTRCC’s August 14 meeting and a candidate forum if one is held: a) Wheaton’s mayor and City Council members, b) 6th Congressional District candidates Jeanne Ives and Evelyn Sanguinetti; c) DuPage County Recorder candidates Ron Almiron and Babette Holder; d) Illinois officials including Amy Grant; e) DuPage County officials including Robert Berlin, Fred Bucholz, Daniel Cronin, Pete DiCianni, Grant Eckhoff, Timothy Elliott, Robert Grogan, Gwen Henry, Richard Jorgensen, Christopher Kachiroubas, Robert Larsen, Paula McGowen, James Mendrick, Al Murphy, Sean Noonan, Jeffrey Redick, Darlene Ruscitti, Timothy Whelan, and Jim Zay; f) Milton Township officials including Sal Falbo, Chris Heidorn, Gail Hinkle, Marty Keller, Chris LeVan, Gary Muehlfelt, David Molitor, John Monino, and Yada Nathwani; g) Wheaton Park District officials including Michael Benard; h) School District 200 officials; and i) College of DuPage officials including Annette Corrigan, Christine Fenne, Heidi Holan, and Frank Napolitano.

It will be extremely interesting to see which of the seven candidates are endorsed by which of the aforesaid candidates, elected officials, and party leaders, and especially which candidates Ives and Sanguinetti might endorse because they both have served on Wheaton’s City Council.

Further, I will be asking a) Susan Fitch, Chris Zaruba, and other Wheaton City Council members who attend the meeting to brief the meeting’s attendees on actions being taken to ban the sale of pot in Wheaton and b) Grant Eckhoff, Tim Elliott, Bob Larsen, Jim Zay, and other DuPage County Board members who attend the meeting to brief the meeting’s attendees on actions being taken to ban the sale of pot in DuPage County’s unincorporated areas.

Further, I will be asking the meeting’s attendees to join me, Bob Cherry, Dick Furstenau, B.J. Singer, and Tim Whelan in urging DuPage County, Wheaton, Carol Stream, Glendale Heights, Lombard, Downers Grove, Naperville, Warrenville, West Chicago, and the rest of the 38 municipalities in DuPage County to ban the sale of pot.

Further, I will be asking the DuPage County Republican Central Committee, its Chairman Marty Keller, MTRCC, and the other eight Republican township party organizations in DuPage County to urge DuPage County and the 38 municipalities in DuPage County to ban the sale of pot. – Dave Diersen
http://www.gopillinois.com

WGN TV
— Nancy Pelosi to kick off Governor’s Day at Illinois State Fair – AP
https://wgntv.com/2019/08/14/nancy-pelosi-to-kick-off-governors-day-at-illinois-state-fair/

ABC7
— Chicago hospital shooting: Gun in VA hospital incident came from Indiana gun store heist – Chuck Goudie and Barb Markoff & Christine Tressel
https://abc7chicago.com/rifle-used-in-chicago-va-hospital-incident-came-from-indiana-gun-store-heist/5465755/

CBS2
— FBI Probes How Alleged Jesse Brown VA Medical Center Gunman Got Rifle On His Hands – Charlie De Mar
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/08/13/fbi-probes-jesse-brown-va-medical-center-gunman/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Democrats set to rally at Illinois State Fair with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi looking for more House seats to flip – RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-state-fair-democrats-day-20190814-a2ewb7zlgvfnhogfhe7bhrgsfy-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater promotes hatred against Trump.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/post-tribune/opinion/ct-ptb-robinson-column-st-0814-20190813-56zcllrhrbd63cu7u4nhtyhke4-story.html
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD IN NAPERVILLE SUN: Naperville’s No. 9 in country for safest cities to raise children, No. 22 for safest college town, new rankings show – SUZANNE BAKER
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-naperville-safest-cities-to-raise-children-st-0814-20190813-hmv7xvfsn5hkrn65jkltidbk24-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: SafeWise’s study on safest cities to raise children, released Tuesday, analyzed the most recent FBI violent and property crime report statistics in order to rank cities with a population of at least 75,000 based on the number of violent crimes (aggravated assault, murder, rape and robbery) and property crimes (burglary, arson, larceny-theft and motor vehicle theft). To level the playing field, violent and property crime rates were calculated per 1,000 people in each city.)

DAILY HERALD
— Hinsdale businessman David Andalcio confirmed for RTA post over Democrats’ objections – Robert Sanchez (DIERSEN: The vote was taken at yesterday’s DuPage County Board meeting. At that meeting, Dick Furstenau and I urged the board to ban the sale of pot in DuPage County’s unincorporated areas. The video is at http://dupage.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video&MeetingID=8241&Format=Agenda )
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190813/hinsdale-businessman-confirmed-for-rta-post-over-democrats-objections
(FROM THE ARTICLE: A Hinsdale businessman has been named DuPage’s representative on the Regional Transit Authority board, despite strong criticism from most Democrats on the county board. County board members voted 10-5 Tuesday to confirm David Andalcio’s appointment. He fills the seat formerly held by Patrick Durante, whose term ended last month.)
— Today’s racial discrimination – Walter E. Williams (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, the more of the following demographics that you have, the more that Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, and RINOs discourage you from seeking any kind of government or political office: Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.) 
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20190814/how-important-is-todays-racial-discrimination
— The state’s test of government consolidation in McHenry County could be just the start – Editorial
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20190814/editorial-the-states-test-of-government-consolidation-in-mchenry-county-could-be-just-the-start
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Wauconda officials open to local marijuana dispensaries – Russell Lissau
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190814/wauconda-officials-open-to-local-marijuana-dispensaries

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS
— Township Consolidation Law may be first of many government reduction efforts – REBECCA ANZEL
https://www.effinghamdailynews.com/news/township-consolidation/article_1f99cc59-36d4-5517-a59e-933b794dd1d6.html

FOX ILLINOIS
— Trump official: Statue of Liberty poem is about Europeans – AP
https://foxillinois.com/news/nation-world/trump-official-statue-of-liberty-poem-refers-to-europeans-08-14-2019

KHQA
— Adams County considers opting in to recreational marijuana program – Lynsey Whitaker
https://khqa.com/news/local/adams-co-board-talks-revenue-options-for-local-recreational-marijuana-dispensaries

TIMES
— Ottawa, Streator councils will soon decide on recreational marijuana sales Ottawa supportive, Streator undecided – Michael Urbanec and Brent Bader
https://www.mywebtimes.com/2019/08/13/ottawa-streator-councils-will-soon-decide-on-recreational-marijuana-sales/a6e1fuy/

ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— Social Justice: What Does It Really Mean? – Oliver Perry
https://illinoisfamily.org/marriage/social-justice-what-does-it-really-mean/

BREITBART
— Eight-in-Ten Democrats Want Easier Migration and Asylum Rules – NEIL MUNRO (DIERSEN: Democrats want immigrants because immigrants vote for Democrats. RINOs want immigrants because RINOs want cheap labor.)
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/13/four-in-five-democrats-want-easier-migration-and-asylum-rules/

CONSERVATIVE HQ
— Cuccinelli: No Public Charge Immigrants
http://www.conservativehq.com/node/30810

CNS NEWS
— Brent Bozell: Mass Murder? Blame ‘Conservative Media Stars’ – L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham
https://www.cnsnews.com/commentary/l-brent-bozell-iii/mass-murder-blame-conservative-media-stars

DAILY CALLER
— Ocasio-Cortez’s Known Donors From Her Own District Are Nearly Non-Existent, FEC Records Show – ANDREW KERR
https://dailycaller.com/2019/08/13/ocasio-cortez-district-fec/

FEDERALIST
— If You’re Not Grateful To The United States, Why Are You Here? Rather than ridicule America’s past, as if the travesties of U.S. history nullify its soaring glories, immigrants and longtime Americans should be grateful for America and its political and cultural traditions. – Casey Chalk (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats highlight immigrants who are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://thefederalist.com/2019/08/14/youre-not-grateful-united-states/
— Does The Statue Of Liberty Poem Invalidate U.S. Borders Or Require Giving Welfare To Non-Citizens? – Susanna Hoffman
https://thefederalist.com/2019/08/13/statue-liberty-poem-invalidate-u-s-borders-require-giving-welfare-non-citizens/

FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE
— WHEN LUXURIES BECOME A HUMAN RIGHT Reflections on Netflix and organic pears. – Daniel Greenfield
https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/274560/when-luxuries-become-human-right-daniel-greenfield

TOWNHALL
— Open Borders Inc.: Who’s Funding the Wicked War on ICE? – Michelle Malkin
https://townhall.com/columnists/michellemalkin/2019/08/14/open-borders-inc-whos-funding-the-wicked-war-on-ice-n2551644

NEW YORK TIMES
— Screen All Adult Patients for Drug Abuse, National Panel Urges With 1 in 10 Americans saying they misuse drugs, doctors should ask everyone about both illegal and prescription use, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said. – Jan Hoffman (DIERSEN: I have never used pot or any other illegal drug. All candidates for any kind of office should disclose if they have used pot or any other illegal drug. Use of illegal drugs demonstrates disrespect for the rule of law.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/13/health/drug-screening-adults-teens.html

USA TODAY
— Banning ‘assault rifles’ and large-capacity magazines won’t stop mass shooters – Robert Farago
https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/08/13/dont-ban-assault-rifles-large-capacity-magazines-editorials-debates/2003076001/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— The ‘Public-Charge’ Ploy A new rule looks like another effort to limit legal immigration. – Editorial (DIERSEN: Democrats want immigrants because immigrants vote for Democrats. RINOs want immigrants because RINOs want cheap labor.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-public-charge-ploy-11565738249
— FRONT PAGE: Résumés Are Starting to Look Like Instagram—and Sometimes Even Tinder Employers see surge in Gen Z CVs containing photos and illustrations; ‘there’s a freaking bitmoji’ – Chip Cutter (DIERSEN: I urge all 10 candidates seeking to be appointed to fill Wheaton’s West District City Council vacancy to post their resumes. Mine is posted at https://gopillinois.com/documents/.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/resumes-are-starting-to-look-like-instagramand-sometimes-even-tinder-11565707364

August 11 Morning Edition

DAILY MEMPHIAN
— Memphis City Council candidates make their cases to constituents Shelby County Democratic Party hosts forum for contenders in Districts 6 and 7 – Omer Yusuf 
https://dailymemphian.com/section/neighborhoodsnorth-memphis/article/6739/memphis-city-council-candidates-make-their-ca

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— All politics is local. It should be extremely important to you who represents you in your municipality’s government. Residents of Wheaton’s West District have been represented in Wheaton’s government by Todd Scalzo for the last 10 years, but Scalzo has resigned.

It would be great if the Milton Township Republican Central Committee (MTRCC) would host a candidate forum for the seven Republican candidates who are seeking appointment to fill Wheaton’s West District City Council vacancy.

Those seven candidates are Edward Ahern, Jeffery Antonelli, Angela Blatner, Dave Diersen, Nancy Harding, Mark Kmiecik, and Robert McNeily.

Hopefully, all of the aforesaid seven candidates will a) attend MTRCC’s 7:00 PM Wednesday August 14, 2019 meeting at the Holiday Inn in Carol Stream, b) announce their candidacies, c) and seek the support of the eighteen Republican Precinct Committeemen who represent Wheaton’s West District.

Those eighteen Precinct Committeemen are Joseph Caruso, Dave Diersen, Thomas Elsner, Arthur Grant, Ralph Hinkle, Marty Keller, John Kocinski, Robert Krzyzewski, Michael Hinsdale, Jae Kwon, Robert Larsen, Connor McCarthy, Robert McNeily, Ronald Menna, Elizabeth Tatro, James Ryan, Mark Thomas, and Herbert Wehling.

Hopefully, MTRCC will gather relevant information about the aforesaid seven candidates and provide that information to the aforesaid eighteen Precinct Committeemen.

The goal of the candidate forum and providing information on the candidates is to help the aforesaid eighteen Precinct Committeemen recommend to Wheaton’s City Council the best possible candidate to be appointed to fill the Wheaton West District City Council vacancy.

Many Republican candidates, elected officials, and party leaders routinely attend MTRCC meetings. I hope that the following will attend MTRCC’s August 14 meeting and a candidate forum if one is held: a) 6th Congressional District candidates Jeanne Ives and Evelyn Sanguinetti; b) DuPage County Recorder candidates Ron Almiron and Babette Holder; c) Wheaton’s mayor and City Council members; d) Illinois officials including Amy Grant; e) DuPage County officials including Robert Berlin, Fred Bucholz, Daniel Cronin, Pete DiCianni, Grant Eckhoff, Timothy Elliott, Robert Grogan, Gwen Henry, Richard Jorgensen, Christopher Kachiroubas, Robert Larsen, Paula McGowen, James Mendrick, Al Murphy, Sean Noonan, Jeffrey Redick, Darlene Ruscitti, Timothy Whelan, and Jim Zay; f) Milton Township officials including Sal Falbo, Chris Heidorn, Gail Hinkle, Marty Keller, Chris LeVan, Gary Muehlfelt, David Molitor, John Monino, and Yada Nathwani; g) Wheaton Park District officials including Michael Benard; h) School District 200 officials; and i) College of DuPage officials including Annette Corrigan, Christine Fenne, Heidi Holan, and Frank Napolitano.

It will be extremely interesting to see which of the seven candidates are endorsed by which of the aforesaid candidates, elected officials, and party leaders, and especially which candidates Ives and Sanguinetti might endorse because they have served on Wheaton’s City Council. – Dave Diersen
http://www.gopillinois.com

NBC5
— Patti Blagojevich Rides in Bud Billiken Parade With Rev. Jackson, Rep. Rush The former first lady is in the news this week as her husband faces a potential commutation of his sentence
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/patti-blagojevich-rides-in-bud-billiken-parade-with-jesse-jackson-bobby-rush-533856771.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Red flag laws leave gun owners defenseless The evidence on whether red flag laws succeed is mixed, and so far, there’s no firm evidence that these laws prevent homicide. – Jacob Sullum (DIERSEN: According to Democrats, red flag indicators include: gun owner, Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, German American, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2019/8/8/20757359/red-flag-laws-mass-shootings-gun-legislation-el-pay-dayton-donald-trump-nra-violence

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— America’s housing affordability crisis spreads to heartland – PRASHANT GOPAL, READE PICKERT and NOAH BUHAYAR (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have been furious a) since 1972 when I was 24 because I could afford to buy a new town home, b) since 1974 because I could afford to buy a studio condo in downtown Chicago, c) since 1976 because I could afford to buy a one bedroom condo in downtown Chicago, d) since 1978 because my wife and I could afford to buy a home in Wheaton, and e) since 1984 because my wife and I could afford to have a home built in Wheaton. 
https://www.chicagotribune.com/real-estate/ct-re-real-estate-investments-08112019-20190805-zrs7x2jdkzfgreuom64sfnxixy-story.html
— COD’s decision to hire 160 instructors to apparently thwart contract talks doesn’t say much for school’s new president – DAVID MCGRATH
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/opinion/ct-nvs-mcgrath-column-st-0811-20190809-23vfqauzdnaznih2vaxsrz4bmm-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump haters promote hatred against Trump.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-courier-news/opinion/ct-ecn-casas-column-el-paso-shooting-st-0811-20190809-6zgihs6zzjauphoykkqgqmzw7q-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— Join the debates over retail pot sales – Editorial (DIERSEN: If you want your county and your municipality to be family friendly, please attend all the upcoming county and municipal meetings, and during the public comment periods, urge your county and your municipality to ban the sale of pot. I will be doing that at DuPage County’s 10:00 AM Tuesday, August 13, 2019 board meeting. I have already done that at DuPage County board’s most recent meeting and at Wheaton City Council’s three most recent meetings. Please urge those who represent you in your county and in municipality a) to get an ordinance amendment on the agenda for the next meeting that bans the sale of pot and b) to vote for that amendment.) 
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20190810/editorial-join-the-debates-over-retail-pot-sales
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump haters promote hatred against Trump.
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20190811/the-shaming-of-america

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Pot pushers push pot pushers.
https://www.news-gazette.com/news/a-budding-crop-growing-cannabis-is-labor-intensive-expensive-to/article_cb2de14a-c0a2-518b-be22-0558c0666785.html
— No commutation for Blagojevich Forgiveness and mercy have their place — when deserved. But so does punishment. – Editorial (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents blame me for their problems, for your problems, for my problems, and for everyone’s problems. From what I see, they will never stop punishing me. How should I react to that?)
https://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/editorial-no-commutation-for-blagojevich/article_0c757e22-a513-5407-991d-f7e5d447989c.html

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REFISTER
— Relax, Blago can’t return to state government – Doug Finke (DIERSEN: Corrupt voters vote for corrupt candidates. Corrupt donors give money to corrupt candidates.)
https://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20190810/statehouse-insider-relax-blago-cant-return-to-state-government

JOURNAL STANDARD
— Are you a name-caller? – John Borling (DIERSEN: I had the honor of helping organize the Milton Township Republican Central Committee (MTRCC) 2003 Oktoberfest fundraiser and I organized the straw poll for U.S. Senate at that event in which John Borling competed against Chirinjeev Kathuria, Andy McKenna, Jim Oberweis, Steve Rauchenberger, Jack Ryan, and Jonathan Wright. About 600 attended that event and about 400 participated in the straw poll. Those who sponsored tables, took out ads in the MTRCC directory, and/or contributed auction items included the aforesaid candidates and Arndt, Birkett, Bolds, Bucholz, Carlson, Carney, Cox, Cronin, Diersen, Dillard, Dwyer, Eckhoff, Elsner, Falbo, Fawell, Flickinger, Glen Ellyn Republican Women, Gresk, Gumm, Heidorn, Henry, Hinkle, Hultgren, Hyde, Illinois Center Right Coalition, Illinois Republican Party, Jacobsen, Kachiroubas, Kilander, King, Kleeman, Leston, Lofgren, Marquardt, Moore, Muehlfelt, B. Murphy, Olson, Pankau, Philip, Pierotti, Pihos, Popejoy, Rasins, Roskam, Ruscitti, Russo, J. Ryan, P. Ryan, Sandberg, Schillerstrom, Sender, R. Smith, Stern, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Topinka, Wheaton Women’s Republican Club, Whelan, Zaruba, and Zay.)
https://www.journalstandard.com/opinion/20190810/third-degree-are-you-name-caller

NORTHWEST HERALD
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “In denouncing racism, Trump denounces own rhetoric.”
https://www.nwherald.com/2019/08/09/lambro-in-denouncing-racism-trump-denounces-own-rhetoric/awtqwwb/

LINCOLN COURIER
— Davis didn’t see or approve email written in his name – Bernard Schoenburg
https://www.lincolncourier.com/news/20190810/bernard-schoenburg-davis-didnt-see-or-approve-email-written-in-his-name

FOX NEWS
— Media go far beyond Trump Derangement Syndrome in attacking president – Dan Gainor
https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/dan-gainor-media-go-far-beyond-trump-derangement-syndrome-in-attacking-president
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Will your Republican township, ward, and county party organizations hold straw polls at their upcoming fundraisers? In the past, Milton Township Republican Central Committee (MTRCC) straw polls at its Oktoberfest fundraisers had a big impact and raised lots of money for MTRCC. I organized those straw polls. MTRCC has not asked me to organize a straw poll for its October 3, 2019 Oktoberfest fundraiser. Contested primary races include Ives v. Sanguinetti and Almiron v. Holder.) 
https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/democrats-2020-iowa-state-fair-food-fried-mary-anne-marsh
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Beyond the fried food on a stick and the iconic Butter Cow, another big attraction at the Iowa State Fair is the unscientific straw poll open to all attending the fair. In 2015, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump ran away with the poll. Hillary Clinton won the Iowa caucus and Trump came in a very close second behind Ted Cruz. Trump and Clinton eventually faced one another in the general election. This week’s straw poll is a reminder that the 2020 campaign is much further along than most people, and even many candidates, realize. The fact is elections — and the nomination process — are won in June, July and August. With only 182 days until the Iowa caucuses, Warren and Harris are on the rise, Biden and Sanders are fading, and the rest of the field is fried on a stick.)

AMERICAN THINKER
— Release of The Hunt cancelled – for now – Thomas Lifson
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/08/release_of_emthe_huntem_cancelled__for_now.html

AMERICAN GREATNESS
— White Supremacy: Like Manna to the Left – Roger Kimball
https://amgreatness.com/2019/08/10/white-supremacy-like-manna-to-the-left/
— White Supremacy and Know-Nothings – Mark Bauerlein
https://www.amgreatness.com/2019/08/10/white-supremacy-and-know-nothings/

AMERICAN FREE PRESS
— Race-Baiting Face of the New Left
http://americanfreepress.net/race-baiting-face-of-the-new-left/

BREITBART
— AFL-CIO’s Richard Trumka Supports Illegal Migrants Hired by Koch Foods’ Meat Packers – NEIL MUNRO (DIERSEN: Unions came to my defense while I worked for the Post Office 1966-1969 and for IRS 1971-1980, but from what I see now, ever-increasingly, unions flush those who share my demographics down the toilet.)
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/10/afl-cios-richard-trumka-supports-illegal-hiring-koch-foods-meat-packers/

TOWNHALL
— A Party Of Frauds – Derek Hunter
https://townhall.com/columnists/derekhunter/2019/08/11/a-party-of-frauds-n2551481

FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE
— THE LEFT WEAPONIZES CHILDREN TO DEFEND ILLEGAL ALIENS – Daniel Greenfield (DIERSEN: One could further say that the left weaponizes moderates, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, illegals, minorities, women, younger people, those who have less money, LGBTQers, single people, non-Protestants, non-German Americans, non-gun owners, those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time, etc. to get rid of conservatives, Republicans, U.S. citizens, Whites, men, older people, those who have more money, married people, Protestants, German Americans, gun owners, those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time, etc.) 
https://www.frontpagemag.com/point/274583/left-weaponizes-children-defend-illegal-aliens-daniel-greenfield

LIFEZETTE
— Trump Charges That Joe Biden Is ‘Not Playing with a Full Deck’
https://www.lifezette.com/2019/08/trump-charges-joe-biden-is-not-playing-with-a-full-deck/

EPOCH TIMES
— Police Arrest 100 Anti-ICE Protesters Blocking West Side Highway in New York City – VENUS UPADHAYAYA 
https://m.theepochtimes.com/police-arrest-100-anti-ice-protesters-blocking-west-side-highway-in-new-york-city_3037225.html

FIVE THIRTY EIGHT
— Democrats’ Desire For Electable Candidates May Be Driven By Older Voters – Erin Doherty (DIERSEN: How electable are you? Ever-increasingly, Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, and RINOs hint/imply/ argue/shout that the more of the following that you are, the less electable that you are: Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time. They hint/imply/ argue/shout that for the aforesaid reason and for other reasons, I will not be selected to fill Wheaton’s West District City Council vacancy.) 
https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/democrats-desire-for-electable-candidates-may-be-driven-by-older-voters/

THE HILL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters paint Trump and paint his supporters as being American terrorists. Of course, that encourages Trump supporters to buy even more firearms and even more ammunition for their self-defense.
https://thehill.com/opinion/national-security/456974-the-future-of-american-terrorism
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Illinois Democrats encourage children to engage in LGBTQ activity.
https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/456988-illinois-passes-law-requiring-lgbt-history-curriculum-be-taught-in
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: O’Rourke promotes hatred against Trump big time.
https://thehill.com/policy/national-security/domestic-terrorism/456996-orourke-el-paso-bore-brunt-of-hatred-and-racism

HUFFINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Michael Bloomberg promotes hatred against Trump.
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/michael-bloomberg-donald-trump-white-supremacist-face-the-nation_n_5d4f746de4b0820e0af66a42

POLITICO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, to defeat Trump, Trump haters a) illegally encourage citizens of foreign countries to illegally come to America illegally and b) illegally encourage citizens of foreign countries to illegally stay in America illegally. Ever-increasingly, it is clear that Trump-haters a) hate America and b) are using citizens of foreign countries to destroy America.)
https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/11/trump-immigration-2020-1456177

NEW YORK TIMES
— Quiz: Let Us Predict Whether You’re a Democrat or a Republican – Sahil Chinoy (DIERSEN: According to this, you are more likely to be Republican if you are White, Protestant (I was baptized, raised, and confirmed as a Missouri Synod Lutheran), heterosexual, male, married, non-poor, and over 42 years old like me. Unlike me, you are more likely to be Democrat the more educated that you are. I have a bachelor’s degree (1970), three master’s degrees (1976, 1980, and 1997), six professional certifications (1979, 1981, 1990, 1994, 1996, and 1997), and a professional license (1981). But all of the aforesaid are in management, accounting, or finance. Unlike me, you are more likely be Republican if you attend church services. I should write a book about churchgoers in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois who demonize me, denigrate me, and condemn me because I am not a member of a church, I do not attend church services, and I do not give money to a church like they do.) 
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/08/opinion/sunday/party-polarization-quiz.html
— What Makes an American? – Jason DeParle (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, the following make it clear that they oppose assimilation: Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, and RINOs. Those who oppose assimilation have always a) worked very hard against me and/or b) demonized, denigrated, and condemned German Americans.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/09/sunday-review/immigration-assimilation-texas.html
— FRONT PAGE WITH COLOR PICTURE: DIERSEN HEADLINE: According to men-haters, a common trait among mass killers is that they hate women. Ever-increasingly, Democrats encourage women to hate men. 
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/10/us/mass-shootings-misogyny-dayton.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters promote hatred against Trump.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/10/opinion/sunday/trump-picture-baby-el-paso.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/10/opinion/sunday/labor-unions.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/10/opinion/hate.html

WASHINGTON POST
— This 19-year-old wants to become the D.C. Council’s first Latino member – Hannah Natanson
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2019/08/10/this-year-old-wants-become-first-latino-dc-council-member/

NEW YORK POST
— The New York Times modifies its motto to fit leftist agenda – Michael Goodwin
https://nypost.com/2019/08/11/the-new-york-times-modifies-its-motto-to-fit-leftist-agenda/
— ‘We’re all in the closet’: Trump’s Hamptons supporters go underground – Isabel Vincent (DIERSEN: Are you a Republican? I am. Have you gone underground because of hatred of Trump? I have not. Consequently, ever-increasingly, the Trump-haters in my neighborhood, in my precinct, in Wheaton’s West District, in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois dismiss me, belittle me, badmouth me, ostracize me, insult me, demonize me, denigrate me, condemn me, and even worse things. If they thought that there was any chance that the Wheaton City Council might appoint me to fill the West District City Council vacancy, they would work even harder to destroy me. I should write a book about those in my neighborhood, in my precinct, in Wheaton’s West District, in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois a) who are Trump-haters and b) who fear Trump-haters.) 
https://nypost.com/2019/08/11/were-all-in-the-closet-trumps-hamptons-supporters-go-underground/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: While Trump attended two big-money fundraisers for the Republican Party and his 2020 re-election campaign at mansions in Southampton and Bridgehampton on Friday, many of his East End supporters are eschewing the spotlight — especially after last week’s calls for boycotts of billionaire Stephen Ross’ gyms because he hosted the president. “We are all in the closet,” said a boutique owner in Southampton who fears reprisals from his customers — most of them moneyed Democrats — if he speaks openly about his allegiance to Trump. “It’s like you have this disease and people want to run away from you.” A builder based in Westhampton worried that his customers would boycott his services if he reveals his support of the president. “People have really strong opinions here and if you go around wearing a MAGA hat, you really need to fear physical violence,” he said, adding the anti-Trump aggression comes mostly from summer residents. Trump won 51.5 percent of the vote among year-round residents of Suffolk County in the 2016 election, compared to 44.6 percent for Democrat Hillary Clinton. In 2008 and 2012, most of the county voted for Barack Obama. Despite the recent shift, many of Trump’s core supporters fear speaking out, especially during the summer months, when beachfront villages from Westhampton to Montauk are filled with left-leaning visitors from New York City.)

USA TODAY
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats used to argue, but not anymore, that people commit crimes because they are mentally ill. 
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2019/08/10/mass-shootings-not-caused-mental-illness-experts/1964731001/

SEA COAST LINE
— All politics is local? Not always in presidential races – Alex LaCasse
https://www.seacoastonline.com/news/20190810/all-politics-is-local-not-always-in-presidential-races

THE WEEK
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters promote Trump-haters. America-haters promote America-haters. White-haters promote White-haters. Men-haters promote men-haters. Rich people-haters promote rich people-haters. Protestant-haters promote Protestant-haters. Conservative-haters promote conservative-haters. Patriotic people-haters promote patriotic people haters. Republican-haters promote Republican-haters. Older people-haters promote older people-haters. Rich people-haters promote rich people-haters. Gun owner-haters promote gun owner haters. German American-haters promote German American-haters. Those who hate those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time promote those who hate those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://theweek.com/articles/857873/dont-expect-grateful

BUSINESS 2 COMMUNITY
— Website Credibility: A 39-Point Checklist – Peep Laja (DIERSEN: Of course, according to my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes: me, my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails, and my www.gopillinois.com website are NOT CREDIBLE. They stress that I am no longer a TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce (WCC) Government Affairs Committee member, Milton Township Republican Central Committee (MTRCC) webmaster, Illinois Center Right Coalition (ICRC) Steering Committee member, American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) Midwest Chapter board member, GAO employee, IRS employee, Firestone Stores employee, Post Office employee, etc. They stress the adverse actions that TAPROOT, WCC, Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, MTRCC, ICRC, AAPC, GAO, IRS, Firestone Stores, Post Office, etc. have taken against me. They stress that few if anyone came to my defense when the aforesaid organizations and employers took adverse actions against me. I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes. They hint/imply/argue/shout that they can viciously destroy any individual, organization, company, or government that might come to my defense.)
https://www.business2community.com/web-design/website-credibility-a-39-point-checklist-02224009

DAILY BEAST
— To Take Down Trump, Take to the Streets – Christopher Dickey (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will Trump-haters in your neighborhood, in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois “take to the streets.” Will they picket the homes of a) Republican Precinct Committeemen/Captains, b) officers of Republican township, ward, and county party organizations, c) Illinois Republican Party (IRP) State Central Committee members and their deputies, d) IRP officers, and/or e) the IRP National Committeeman and IRP National Committeewoman? Obviously, the less support that the aforesaid have shown for Trump, the less likely that they have been or will be picketed. What rights do those who are picketed have to protect themselves, protect their family members, and protect their property?) 
https://www.thedailybeast.com/to-take-down-trump-take-to-the-streets-7

WINDY CITY TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Illinois Democrats encourage children to engage in LGBTQ activity.
http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Gov-Pritzer-signs-pro-LGBTQ-measures/66754.html

August 10 Evening Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Don’t like Biden’s gaffes? Consider the alternatives – Clarence Page
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/clarence-page/ct-column-joe-biden-donald-trump-breitbart-page-20190809-w5yhjadarfeofjtwi4oh4hea7a-story.html
— A year after 75 were shot over a weekend, Chicago police have not solved most of the attacks: ‘We’re not happy. We’re not pleased’ – JEREMY GORNER, ANNIE SWEENEY and MADELINE BUCKLEY
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-chicago-most-violent-weekend-one-year-later-20190810-mrdyv7r5prhjvhcpoorguxigsy-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater promotes hatred of Trump. 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2019/8/9/20798732/how-nazi-german-happened-and-other-random-thoughts

ABC7
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats glorify and praise illegals.
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/interactive-border-wall-mural-tells-stories-of-deported/5458574/

FOX NEWS
— Ocasio-Cortez claims Trump is ‘radicalizing stadiums of people’ – Sam Dorman
https://www.foxnews.com/media/ocasio-cortez-trump-radicalizing-stadiums-people

AMERICAN THINKER
— Labor unions officially abandon the interests of their members – Thomas Lifson
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/08/labor_unions_officially_abandon_the_interests_of_their_members.html

BREITBART
— Elizabeth Warren Defends Calling Trump a White Supremacist, Repeats Charlottesville Hoax – HANNAH BLEAU
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/10/elizabeth-warren-defends-calling-trump-white-supremacist-repeats-charlottesville-hoax/

CNS NEWS
— Candace Owens: White Supremacy Isn’t What’s Harming Black America – ‘It’s Liberal Supremacy’ – Melanie Arter
https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/melanie-arter/candace-owens-white-supremacy-isnt-whats-harming-black-america-its

RED STATE
— Wages Will Go Up When Illegal Aliens Are Deported. – Mike Ford
https://www.redstate.com/darth641/2019/08/10/wages-will-go-up-when-illegal-aliens-are-deported./

EPOCH TIMES
— Democrats and the Media Wield ‘Racism’ to Attack Free Speech – Tom Borelli
https://m.theepochtimes.com/democrats-and-the-media-wield-racism-to-attack-free-speech_3037413.html

CBS NEWS

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says Trump’s words encourage white supremacist violence.
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/michael-bloomberg-says-trumps-words-encourage-white-supremacist-violence/

MSNBC
— Trump business continues to employ undocumented workers: WashPost
https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/trump-business-continues-to-employ-undocumented-workers-washpost-65813061810

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters use El Paso to demonize, to denigrate and to condemn Whites. 
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/10/opinion/sunday/el-paso-shooting-immigrants.html

MEDIAITE
— Ex-GOP Rep. Joe Walsh Goes After Tucker Carlson Viewers: How Many Saw His White Supremacy Comments and ‘Nodded?’ – Connor Mannion
https://www.mediaite.com/trump/ex-gop-rep-joe-walsh-goes-after-tucker-carlson-viewers-how-many-saw-his-white-supremacy-comments-and-nodded/

MARIJUANA MOMENT
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: OUTSTANDING: Wheaton College is the 7th least and IIT is the 15th least cannabis-friendly college.
https://www.marijuanamoment.net/here-are-the-top-20-most-and-least-marijuana-friendly-u-s-colleges/

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— Diersen asks the Milton Township Republican Central Committee (MTRCC) to host a candidate forum for the Republican Wheaton West District City Council candidates at its 7:00 PM Wednesday August 14, 2019 meeting at the Holiday Inn in Carol Stream, or alternatively, during the following 2 weeks.

The Republican candidates are Edward Ahern, Jeffery Antonelli, Angela Blatner, Dave Diersen, Nancy Harding, Mark Kmiecik, and Robert McNeily.

Diersen asks MTRCC to provide relevant information about the aforesaid candidates to its members who represent Republican voters in Wheaton’s West District. Those MTRCC members are Joseph Caruso, Dave Diersen, Thomas Elsner, Arthur Grant, Ralph Hinkle, Marty Keller, John Kocinski, Robert Krzyzewski, Michael Hinsdale, Jae Kwon, Robert Larsen, Connor McCarthy, Robert McNeily, Ronald Menna, Elizabeth Tatro, James Ryan, Mark Thomas, and Herbert Wehling.

The goal of the candidate forum and providing information on the candidates is to help the aforesaid Wheaton West District MTRCC members recommend the best possible candidate to be appointed to fill the Wheaton West District City Council vacancy.   

Many Republican candidates, elected officials, and party leaders routinely attend MTRCC meetings. I hope that the following will attend MTRCC’s August 14 meeting: a) 6th Congressional District candidates Jeanne Ives and Evelyn Sanguinetti; b) DuPage County Recorder candidates Ron Almiron and Babette Holder; c) Wheaton’s mayor and City Council members; d) Illinois officials including Amy Grant; e) DuPage County officials including Robert Berlin, Fred Bucholz, Daniel Cronin, Pete DiCianni, Grant Eckhoff, Timothy Elliott, Robert Grogan, Gwen Henry, Richard Jorgensen, Christopher Kachiroubas, Robert Larsen, Paula McGowen, James Mendrick, Al Murphy, Sean Noonan, Jeffrey Redick, Darlene Ruscitti, Timothy Whelan, and Jim Zay; f) Milton Township officials including Sal Falbo, Chris Heidorn, Gail Hinkle, Marty Keller, Chris LeVan, Gary Muehlfelt, David Molitor, John Monino, and Yada Nathwani; g) Wheaton Park District officials including Michael Benard; h) School District 200 officials; and i) College of DuPage officials including Annette Corrigan, Christine Fenne, Heidi Holan, and Frank Napolitano.

Further, I ask MTRCC to brief its members at the meeting on actions being taken to ban the sale of pot in DuPage County’s unincorporated areas and in Wheaton, Carol Stream, Glendale Heights, Lombard, Downers Grove, Naperville, Warrenville, West Chicago, and the rest of the 38 municipalities in DuPage County. – Dave Diersen
http://www.gopillinois.com

July 14 Morning Edition

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— For a municipality or a county to allow the sale of recreational pot is to flush its “family friendly” status down the toilet. Each and every Illinois resident should urge their municipality and their county by email and at municipal and county meetings to vote to ban the sale of recreational pot ASAP. Each and every Wheaton resident should urge Wheaton’s Mayor and each of its City Council members by email (https://www.wheaton.il.us/544/City-Council) and at City Council meetings (the next one is tomorrow, Monday, July 15) to vote to ban the sale of recreational pot in Wheaton ASAP. Similarly, each and every DuPage County resident should urge DuPage County’s Chairman and each of its board members by email (https://dupageco.org/CountyBoard/CountyBoardListing.aspx) and at board meetings (the next one is Tuesday, July 16) to vote to ban the sale of recreational pot in unincorporated DuPage County ASAP. Similarly, each and every Naperville resident should urge Naperville’s Mayor and each of its City Council members by email (https://www.naperville.il.us/government/meet-your-city-council/) and at City Council meetings (the next one is Tuesday, July 16) to vote to ban the sale of recreational pot in Naperville ASAP. – Dave Diersen
http://www.gopillinois.com

CLTV & WBBM 780
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Thousands of Trump-haters protest in Chicago
https://cltv.com/2019/07/13/thousands-marched-against-possible-ice-raids-in-chicago/
https://wbbm780.radio.com/articles/news/thousands-gather-daley-plaza-protest-illegal-immigration-raids

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Thousands of Trump-haters protest in Chicago – Nader Issa
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/7/13/20692954/ice-raids-chicago-demonstration-protest-little-village-resistance

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Will County board considering rolling back video gambling ban – ALICIA FABBRE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-will-county-gambling-st-0710-20190709-5nsjzlerqbbctfymuxjlcn7dk4-story.html
— ‘Defend, block and witness’: Opponents tout tactics ahead of ICE enforcement; others slam Chicago mayor for not cooperating with raids – LVIA MALAGÓN and JAVONTE ANDERSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-immigration-ice-chicago-rally-20190713-s5oh2dcpirbrdd2ql5fcigh44u-story.html
— Age, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder so be careful when you wield that ‘elderly’ word – HILARY DECENT
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/opinion/ct-decent-column-st-0714-20190712-sldhkuaf7nf5fccicykn4f3n3i-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, anti-Americans and America-haters illegally encourage citizens of foreign countries to illegally come to America illegally and to illegally stay in America illegally. 
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20190714/immigrants-need-to-know-their-rights-to-protect-themselves-from-ice
— When a newspaper folds, we all lose – Denise Dick (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, unless it can be spun to promote the Democrat, Libertarian, and/or Green party platforms, reporting of Wheaton news decreases.)
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20190714/when-a-newspaper-folds-we-all-lose
— New election systems use vulnerable software – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20190713/business/307139996/

NBC5
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, to be a Democrat is to be someone who despises if not hates Whites.
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/its-hate-its-ugly-its-horrible-racist-signs-mount-greenwood-beverly-512564501.html

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters “hope Illinois private detention ban sparks change.” (DIERSEN: Government is nasty. Politics is nasty. If you are involved in government or in politics, you should expect that sooner or later, your critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes will demonize, denigrate, and condemn the town that you grew up in. I should write a book about those who have demonized, denigrated, and condemned Crete, the town a) that I lived in 1948-1972, b) that my ancestors have lived in since 1854, and c) that my brother continues to live in. They stress that while I lived in Crete, most of its residents were German American and/or Lutheran.) 
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20190713/advocates-hope-illinois-private-detention-ban-sparks-change
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Some of the most vocal supporters of such detention centers have been the communities themselves. One of the first proposals was in the economically depressed community of Crete, which is near the Indiana border. “The only reason we were interested in it was because of the money. We weren’t trying to make any statement of any kind,” said longtime Crete Mayor Michael Einhorn.)
— National spotlight again shines on 13th District – Bernard Schoenburg
https://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20190713/bernard-schoenburg-national-spotlight-again-shines-on-13th-district
— Money grab not legislature’s finest moment – Doug Finke
https://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20190713/statehouse-insider-money-grab-not-legislatures-finest-moment

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Thousands of Trump-haters protest in Chicago – AP
https://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/thousands-protest-trump-immigration-policies-in-chicago/article_e39ae277-7b4d-5ba9-9145-85cd54b01192.html

GALESBURG REGISTER MAIL
— Karlin formally announces bid for State’s Attorney – Robert Connelly (DIERSEN: What motivates you to run for a government office or a political office? For me, it includes a) not knowing who the candidates are, b) not seeing the filing paperwork that the candidates submitted, c) not seeing that the candidates promised to defend and advance 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 platform and in the Republican Party platform, and c) not seeing that the candidates promised to defend and advance the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling.) 
https://www.galesburg.com/news/20190713/karlin-formally-announces-bid-for-states-attorney

NEWS CHANNEL 20
— 2nd Amendment Right’s activists push for gun sanctuaries in Illinois – Katie Bandish 
https://newschannel20.com/news/local/2nd-amendment-rights-activists-push-for-gun-sanctuaries-in-illinois

WASHINGTON TIMES
— ‘Heinous anti-American display’: GOP blasts Mexican flag-raising at ICE facility Local police declined to intervene, said was in interest of public safety – Valerie Richardson 
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jul/13/democrats-mum-gop-slams-mexican-flag-raising-ice-h/
— Trump campaign cheers on Dems’ internal warfare – Dave Boyer
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jul/13/trump-campaign-cheers-dems-internal-warfare/
— Democrats, ‘Douglass Plan’ set course for more racial division – Cheryl K. Chumley
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jul/13/democrats-douglass-plan-set-course-for-more-racial/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— 23% of immigrants in US are here illegally – Paul Bedard
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/washington-secrets/23-of-immigrants-in-u-s-are-here-illegally

FOX NEWS
— Media demonize Trump on immigration, embrace Rapinoe for kicking him around – Dan Gainor
https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/dan-gainor-media-demonize-trump-on-immigration-embrace-rapinoe-for-kicking-him-around

AMERICAN THINKER
— Leftists rip and deface American flag at migrant detention center, raise Mexican flag – Monica Showalter
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/07/leftists_rip_and_deface_american_flag_at_migrant_detention_center_raise_mexican_flag.html
— Trump, the Master Troll, creates problems for Pelosi by supporting her – Thomas Lifson
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/07/trump_the_master_troll_creates_problems_for_pelosi_by_supporting_her.html
— Catfight intensifies: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ignites explosion of fury from her fellow Democrats – Monica Showalter
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/07/catfight_intensifies_alexandria_ocasiocortez_ignites_explosion_of_fury_from_her_fellow_democrats.html

BREITBART
— Protesters Replace American Flag with Mexican Flag at ICE Facility – AMY FURR
https://www.breitbart.com/immigration/2019/07/13/watch-protesters-replace-american-flag-with-mexican-flag-at-ice-facility/
— Liberal Activists Across U.S. Gathered for Celeb-Endorsed Protests Against Migrant Shelters – HANNAH BLEAU
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/07/13/liberal-activists-across-u-s-gathered-for-celeb-endorsed-protests-against-migrant-shelters/
— Rap Sheet: 30 Instances of Harassment Against Conservative High School Students – ALANA MASTRANGELO (DIERSEN: How many of your high school classmates hate conservatives?)
https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2019/07/13/rap-sheet-30-instances-of-harassment-against-conservative-high-school-students/
— Bill De Blasio Assists Illegals: ‘We Will Do Everything We Can to Protect You’ – KYLE MORRIS (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, to be a Democrat is to be anti-American.)
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/07/13/bill-de-blasio-assists-illegals-we-will-do-everything-we-can-to-protect-you/

TOWNHALL
— Gloves Come Off: Far Left Democrat Insinuates Black And Hispanic Lawmakers Who Side With Pelosi Are Race Traitors – Matt Vespa
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2019/07/13/gloves-come-off-far-left-democrat-insinuates-black-and-hispanic-lawmakers-who-side-with-pelosi-are-race-traitors-n2550010

NEWS BUSTERS
— Hypocritical New York Times Mocks Trump Summit of ‘Right-Wing Social Media Trolls’ – Clay Waters
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/clay-waters/2019/07/12/hypocritical-new-york-times-mocks-trump-summit-right-wing-social

FOX BUSINESS
— CNN’s anti-Trump stance hurting ratings – Stuart Varney
https://www.foxbusiness.com/media/cnns-anti-trump-stance-hurting-ratings-varney

BIZ PAC REVIEW
— Coming soon to America: Illegal immigrants converge on Paris Pantheon demand citizenship, free housing – Sierra Marlee
https://www.bizpacreview.com/2019/07/13/coming-soon-to-america-illegal-immigrants-converge-on-paris-pantheon-demand-citizenship-free-housing-774589

HUMAN EVENTS
— Kristol Looks For Dem Support to Oust Trump. – Sofia Carbone
https://humanevents.com/2019/07/13/kristol-looks-for-dem-support-to-oust-trump/

THE HILL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Amnesty International encourages citizens of foreign countries to falsely claim amnesty in America.
https://thehill.com/opinion/immigration/452933-amnesty-international-ice-raids-encourage-hate-and-discrimination
— Social media summit highlights partisan approaches on tech – HARPER NEIDIG AND EMILY BIRNBAUM
https://thehill.com/policy/technology/452839-social-media-summit-highlights-partisan-approaches-on-tech
— 2020 Democrats upend digital campaign playbook – MAX GREENWOOD
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/452865-2020-democrats-upend-digital-campaign-playbook
— Trump tells progressive Democrats to go back and fix ‘broken and crime infested places’ they came from – JUSTIN WISE
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/452970-trump-tells-progressive-democrats-to-go-back-and-fix-broken-and-crime

CBS NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, to be a Democrat is to be someone who despises if not hates Whites. 
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/kirsten-gillibrand-trump-broken-promises-tour-democrat-talks-trump-and-white-privilege-on-rust-belt-tour/

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters crow about their illegal success in illegally getting citizens of foreign countries to illegally come to America illegally.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/13/us/mike-pence-border.html
— Scaling Wokeback Mountain Democratic feuding could save Trump. – Maureen Dowd
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/13/opinion/sunday/scaling-wokeback-mountain.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: Ever-increasingly, Democrats blame Republicans for problems that LGBTQers have had, are having, and will have.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/14/us/politics/pete-buttigieg-gay.html
— If the Supreme Court Won’t Prevent Gerrymandering, Who Will? A progressive take on states’ rights can come to the rescue. – Sam Wang (DIERSEN: I should write a book about the 2015 gerrymandering of my DuPage County Milton Township Precinct 9 in Wheaton. I would focus on a) those who ordered the gerrymandering and why they did that, b) those who carried out the gerrymandering and why they did that, c) those who benefitted from the gerrymandering and why, and d) the negative impacts of the gerrymandering.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/13/opinion/sunday/partisan-gerrymandering.html
— Unemployment: We need to pay attention to the number of people who have stopped looking for work. – Louis Uchitelle (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who share my demographics and who have stopped looking for work.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/11/business/low-unemployment-not-seeking-work.html
— The Nordic Model May Be the Best Cushion Against Capitalism. Can It Survive Immigration? Swedes have long been willing to pay high taxes for a generous social safety net. But that willingness is being tested by an influx of refugees. – Peter S. Goodman
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/11/business/sweden-economy-immigration.html
— Ford Foundation: The Man With the $13 Billion Checkbook Darren Walker has some of New York’s best connections. How he uses his influence could affect philanthropy’s future. – John Leland
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/12/nyregion/darren-walker-ford-foundation.html
— Parties Face ‘Crackup’ as Outsiders Wield Social Media Against the Establishment – Peter Baker (DIERSEN: What does the party establishment think of you? If the party establishment approves of what you do, it promotes what you do. Neither the Illinois Republican Party, the DuPage County Republican Central Committee, nor the Milton Township Republican Central Committee promote my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails, so they must not approve of my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.) 
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/13/us/politics/ross-perot-politics.html
— How White Nationalists See What They Want to See in DNA Tests What happens when white supremacists on the hate site Stormfront learn that they’re not as white as they thought? Two researchers investigated. – Heather Murphy
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/12/us/white-nationalists-dna-tests.html
— ‘We’re Almost Extinct’: China’s Investigative Journalists Are Silenced Under Xi – Javier C. Hernández
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/12/world/asia/china-journalists-crackdown.html

WASHINGTON POST
— House Democrats’ racially charged infighting escalates The clash between Pelosi’s allies and Ocasio-Cortez’s friends intensified with fresh criticisms from both sides – Colby Itkowitz, David Weigel, Mike DeBonis
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/07/13/house-democrats-racially-charged-infighting-escalates/

NEW YORK POST
— Megan Rapinoe wrongly thinks she’s a preacher — not a player – Kyle Smith
https://nypost.com/2019/07/13/megan-rapinoe-wrongly-thinks-shes-a-preacher-not-a-player/

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— GRANDPA’S LIVING IN THE BACKYARD! – Paula Spencer Scott (DIERSEN: Where did your grandparents live during their final years? On my mother’s side, they lived on their farm in Grant Park. On my father’s side, my grandfather lived in an apartment above his hardware store in downtown Crete and my grandmother lived in a nursing home in South Chicago Heights.) 
https://www.pressreader.com/usa/los-angeles-times/20190714/282991106477986

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Feud Among House Democrats Remains on Public Display Tweet from official account of the caucus criticizes top aide to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fueling acrimony – Natalie Andrews
https://www.wsj.com/articles/feud-among-house-democrats-remains-on-public-display-11563050222

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW
— 3 Questions Hiring Managers Want You to Answer – Art Markman
https://hbr.org/2019/07/3-questions-hiring-managers-want-you-to-answer

THRIVE GLOBAL
— Job Interview Preparation Checklist – Lillian Childress 
https://thriveglobal.com/stories/everything-need-before-during-after-job-interview/
— 8 Questions You Should Absolutely Ask An Interviewer The key to a successful interview is asking good questions. – Caroline Gray (DIERSEN: GAO hired me in 1980 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, younger person, or veteran who would take the job. IRS hired me in 1971 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job. The Post Office hired me in 1966 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job.)
https://thriveglobal.com/stories/questions-ask-interviewer-evaluate-future-move/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: What are the company’s values? What characteristics do you look for in employees in order to represent those values? . . . What does success look like in this position, and how do you measure it? . . . Is there anything about my background or resume that makes you question whether I am a good fit for this role?)

MOTLEY FOOL
— How to Show Culture Fit in an Interview (DIERSEN: Democrats run the federal government. What is the “culture” of the federal government? From what I see it 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.)
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/show-culture-fit-interview-220900234.html

COURIER JOURNAL
— In McConnell’s boyhood town where his family owned slaves, the reparations debate thrives NEWLY OBTAINED RECORDS SHOW THAT SEN. MITCH MCCONNELL’S FAMILY BENEFITED FROM SLAVERY FOR GENERATIONS, HELPING THEM BUILD LASTING WEALTH. – Sandy Mazza (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.courier-journal.com/story/news/politics/mitch-mcconnell/2019/07/13/mitch-mcconnell-family-benefited-from-slavery-for-generations-records-show/1709330001/

AIKEN STANDARD
— Three seats, seven candidates: Who’s running for Aiken City Council? – Colin Demarest (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.aikenstandard.com/news/three-seats-seven-candidates-who-s-running-for-aiken-city/article_375d75a6-a596-11e9-835e-537f0e460d9d.html

DAILY CHRONICLE
— Centralia City Council Candidates Debate Ahead of August Primary Election – Will Rubin
http://www.chronline.com/news/centralia-city-council-candidates-debate-ahead-of-august-primary-election/article_3eeaef16-a59a-11e9-a5d9-17be50fa1e80.html

MCDOWELL NEWS
— Five file to run in Marion, Old Fort; sign-up period continues until noon Friday – MIKE CONLEY
https://www.mcdowellnews.com/news/five-file-to-run-in-marion-old-fort-sign-up/article_a8607084-a4e5-11e9-af05-13cf9ffd1df4.html

HERALD NET
— Eight candidates and one seat make for a primary scramble Seven Democrats and a Republican are hustling for votes in the race for a County Council seat. – Jerry Cornfield
https://www.heraldnet.com/news/eight-candidates-and-one-seat-make-for-a-primary-scramble/

SALISBURY POST
— In 2019, consider differences between candidates – Josh Bergeron
https://www.salisburypost.com/2019/07/14/josh-bergeron-in-2019-consider-differences-between-candidates/

PICAYUNE ITEM
— Three Republican candidates speak to the public – Jeremy Pittari
https://www.picayuneitem.com/2019/07/three-candidates-speak-to-the-public/

EUREKA TIMES STANDARD
— How long should a job search take? – ANGELA COPELAND (DIERSEN: What has hindered your job search the most? After I graduated from NIU with a bachelor’s degree in management in 1970 when I was 21 years old, it was my being draft bait. Potential employers did not believe that my application for a financial hardship draft deferment would be granted. After my Democrat GAO superiors succeeded in forcing me to take their early retirement offer in 1997 when I was 49 years old, it was the adverse actions that my Democrat superiors in the federal government had taken against me. 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://www.times-standard.com/2019/07/14/career-corner-how-long-should-a-job-search-take/

DAILY MAIL
— Gillibrand says she has ‘experienced enormous amounts of white privilege’ and is ‘certain’ it gave her a boost in her career: ‘I have benefited because of my whiteness’ – FRANCESCA CHAMBERS (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, to be a Democrat is to be someone who despises if not hates Whites.) 
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7244729/Gillibrand-says-experienced-enormous-amounts-white-privilege-boosted-career.html

STANDARD MEDIA
— Moves you should make when your company is restructuring – Rose Kwamboka (DIERSEN: All during the almost 18 years that I worked for GAO, the agency downsized. That meant using Affirmative Action, Diversity, Inclusion, up-or-out, and budget cuts to get rid of employees who were Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who GAO had not promoted to 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.standardmedia.co.ke/lifestyle/article/2001333744/moves-you-should-make-when-your-company-is-restructuring