September 24 Evening Edition

ABC7
— 2 ‘View’ hosts pulled from set on live TV following COVID test results, delaying VP Harris interview – Alex Meier
https://abc7chicago.com/entertainment/the-view-hosts-test-positive-for-covid-moments-before-vp-interview/11043975/
— Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 3,304 cases, 40 deaths CDC adds frontline workers to list of those eligible for booster shots – Sarah Schulte
https://abc7chicago.com/covid-illinois-cases-coronavirus-19/11044266/
— Haiti crisis: Rev. Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition offers up housing in Chicago for migrants. Chicago’s Aldermanic Black Caucus pushes back on ‘racism’ against Haitians. – Maher Kawash
https://abc7chicago.com/haiti-migrants-rev-jesse-jackson-rainbow-push-border-crisis/11044947/

NBC5
— Coronavirus in Illinois: 21,787 New COVID Cases, 239 Deaths, 135K Vaccinations in the Past Week. More than 14.4 million vaccine doses have been administered in Illinois since vaccinations began in December.
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/coronavirus/coronavirus-in-illinois-21787-new-covid-cases-239-deaths-135k-vaccinations-in-the-past-week/2621302/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Pritzker signs revised Democrat-drawn legislative districts into law, though court challenges continue – RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-gov-pritzker-legislative-maps-20210924-5u6qkmdnjzhmtdffrgbkpv3mfm-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Pritzker signs new state legislative maps to ‘reflect diversity,’ but rivals say they ‘steal representation’ from people of color. Gov. J.B. Pritzker says the new maps “ensure Illinois’ diversity is reflected in the halls of government,” but Republican rivals and several advocacy groups say they do just the opposite. – Mitchell Armentrout
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2021/9/24/22692319/pritzker-signs-legislative-maps-illinois-remap-democrats-voting-rights-republicans

DAILY HERALD
— Back in Haiti, expelled migrant family plans to flee again – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20210924/news/309249905/

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Gov. Pritzker signs revised Illinois legislative district maps despite Republican pushback – Peter Hancock
https://www.sj-r.com/story/news/politics/elections/2021/09/24/illinois-politics-governor-signs-revised-legislative-maps/5851681001/

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— State’s hidden tax hits all of us – Jim Dey
https://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/columns/jim-dey-states-hidden-tax-hits-all-of-us/article_bcf2398a-82df-5cce-af1a-1e8a99b629f4.html

WEEK
— Jesse Sullivan: New Illinois GOP candidate for governor calls himself an ‘anti-politician’ – Mike Miletich
https://week.com/2021/09/24/jesse-sullivan-new-illinois-gop-candidate-for-governor-calls-himself-an-anti-politician/

FOX ILLINOIS
— Rural Illinois hospitals see major delays and longer distances for patient transfers – Jakob Emerson
https://foxillinois.com/news/local/rural-illinois-hospitals-see-major-delays-and-longer-distances-for-patient-transfers

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— MILLER ONLY IL REPUBLICAN TO OPPOSE FEDERAL BILL REQUIRING GIRLS TO REGISTER FOR DRAFT
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2021/09/miller-only-il-republican-to-oppose-federal-bill-requiring-girls-to-register-for-draft.html
— 2 ILLINOIS CONGRESS MEMBERS VOTE AGAINST FUNDING ISRAEL’S IRON DOME
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2021/09/2-illinois-congress-members-vote-against-funding-israels-iron-dome.html

CAPITOL FAX
— COVID-19 roundup
https://capitolfax.com/2021/09/24/covid-19-roundup-109/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Democrats, GOP barrel toward government shutdown – Haris Alic
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/sep/24/democrats-gop-barrel-toward-government-shutdown/

GOPUSA
— Vindictive Biden Promises To Punish Mounted Border Patrol, ‘Those People Will Pay’
(COMMENT: Biden illegally encourages citizens of Haiti to illegally come to America illegally and to illegally stay in America illegally.)
https://www.gopusa.com/vindictive-biden-promises-to-punish-mounted-border-patrol-those-people-will-pay/
— What Border Crisis? Kamala Harris BLASTS Border Agents Instead – Bobby Eberle
(COMMENT: Harris illegally encourages citizens of Haiti to illegally come to America illegally and to illegally stay in America illegally.)
https://www.gopusa.com/what-border-crisis-kamala-harris-blasts-border-agents-instead/
— Al Sharpton Heckled By Protesters Yelling ‘We Don’t Want Your Racism In Texas’ Forcing Him To Cut Short His Speech At Del Rio
https://www.gopusa.com/al-sharpton-heckled-by-protesters-yelling-we-dont-want-your-racism-in-texas-forcing-him-to-cut-short-his-speech-at-del-ri/
— Taliban Official: Strict Punishment, Executions Will Return
https://www.gopusa.com/taliban-official-strict-punishment-executions-will-return/

CONSERVATIVE HQ
— Democrats Demand Unlimited Haitian Immigration – George Rasley
https://www.conservativehq.org/post/democrats-demand-unlimited-haitian-immigration

CHRISTIANITY DAILY
— Big Tech Censors Conservatives In Congress More Than It Does Liberals 53-1 – ANTON CARILLO
https://www.christianitydaily.com/articles/13391/20210924/big-tech-censors-conservatives-in-congress-more-than-it-does-liberals-53-1.htm

HILL
— COMMENT: Biden illegally encourages citizens of Haiti to illegally come to America illegally and to illegally stay in America illegally.
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/573793-biden-criticizes-treatment-of-haitians-as-embarrassment

CNN
— COMMENT: Biden illegally encourages citizens of Haiti to illegally come to America illegally and to illegally stay in America illegally.
https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/24/politics/joe-biden-border/index.html
— Last remaining migrants depart camp in Del Rio, Texas – Josh Campbell and Conor Powell
https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/24/us/del-rio-texas-border-camp-cleared/index.html

WASHINGTON POST
— Living without power in the wake of Hurricane Ida – Arelis R. Hernández
https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/interactive/2021/hurricane-ida-no-power/
— COMMENT: Biden illegally encourages citizens of Haiti to illegally come to America illegally and to illegally stay in America illegally.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/biden-black-democrats-haiti/2021/09/23/de374ec0-1c94-11ec-a99a-5fea2b2da34b_story.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— In Aging Japan, Under 75 Is the New ‘Pre-Old’ – Miho Inada
(COMMENT: All my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes promote age discrimination.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/aging-japan-demographics-elderly-under-75-pre-old-11632490841

FORBES
— Does Your Boss Value Your Time? – Lisa Bodell
(COMMENT: Who treats you like your time is worthless? My critics/opponents treat me like my time is worthless. They stress that I have not been paid for what I have done as your GOPUSA Illinois Editor or as a Republican Precinct Committeeman since 2000. They stress that I was not paid for what I did as a TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman 2005-2012, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member 2003-2011, Milton Township Republican Organization webmaster 2008-2010 and 2000-2004, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member 2003-2007, or American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board director 2001-2004. They stress that GAO forced me to take its early retirement “offer” in 1997 when I was 49 years old. I should use some of my worthless time to write a book about my critics/opponents.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/lisabodell/2021/06/03/does-your-boss-value-your-time-find-out-with-this-2-minute-quiz/

ENTREPRENEUR
— OCTOBER 8, 2020 FLASHBACK: Here’s How to Calculate the True Value of Your Time – Stu Sjouwerman
(COMMENT: In 1997, in today’s dollars, GAO paid me $132,845/yr. In 1980, in today’s dollars, IRS paid me $97,395/year.)
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/356697

TECH CRUNCH
— News aggregator SmartNews raises $230 million, valuing its business at $2 billion – Sarah Perez
(COMMENT: GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters are free of charge and they contain no advertising.)
https://techcrunch.com/2021/09/15/news-aggregator-smartnews-raises-230-million-valuing-its-business-at-2-billion/

(FROM THE ARTICLE: Founded in 2012 in Japan, the company launched to the U.S. in 2014 and expanded its local news footprint early last year. While the app’s content team includes former journalists, machine learning is used to pick which articles are shown to readers to personalize their experience. However, one of the app’s key differentiators is how it works to pop users’ “filter bubbles” through its “News From All Sides” feature, which allows its users to access news from across a range of political perspectives. . .The aggregator’s business model is largely focused on advertising, as the company has said before that 85-90% of Americans aren’t paying to subscribe to news. But SmartNews’ belief is that these news consumers still have a right to access quality information. In total, SmartNews has relationships with more than 3,000 global publishing partners whose content is available through its service on the web and mobile devices. To generate revenue, the company sells inline ads and video ads, where revenue is shared with publishers. Over 75% of its publishing partners also take advantage of its “SmartView” feature. This is the app’s quick-reading mode, an alternative to something like Google AMP. Here, users can quickly load an article to read, even if they’re offline. The company promises publishers that these mobile-friendly stories, which are marked with a lightning bolt icon in the app, deliver higher engagement — and its algorithm rewards that type of content, bringing them more readers. Among SmartView partners are well-known brands like USA Today, ABC, HuffPost and others. Currently, over 70% of all SmartNews’ pageviews are coming from SmartView first.)

September 22 Morning Edition

ABC7
— 2 more Illinois residents arrested for US Capitol insurrection. – Chuck Goudie and Barb Markoff, Christine Tressel and Ross Weidner
https://abc7chicago.com/us-capitol-insurrection-january-6-breach-donald-trump/11036403/
— COMMENT: Ever-increasing, those who are the following promote LGBTQ: anti-law enforcement, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexual, anti-traditional marriage/family, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian American, anti-German American, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/same-sex-couples-reflect-on-progress-since-defense-of-marriage-act/11035863/

CBS2
— 2 Illinois Residents, Dave Wiersma And Dawn Frankowski, Charged In Jan. 6 Capitol Breach
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/09/21/dave-wiersma-dawn-frankowski-illinois-u-s-capitol-riot/

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Rahm Emanuel’s Japan ambassador financial disclosure report: made $13 million since leaving City Hall. Former Mayor Emanuel’s nomination to be ambassador to Japan has no significant opposition. – Lynn Sweet
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2021/9/21/22687033/rahm-emanuel-japan-ambassador-financial-disclosure-report-13-million-since-leaving-city-hall

DAILY HERALD
— COMMENT: Democrats have declared a Second Civil War on Republicans. Democrats see refugees as being their soldiers in their army to get rid of Republicans once and for all.
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20210922/we-should-help-afghan-refugees-who-helped-us

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Turnover is becoming a plague. High quit rates, workers poached: Employers aren’t just having a hard time attracting employees. They’re struggling to hold onto them. “It really is a war for talent.” – Bloomberg
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/employment/employers-deal-high-worker-turnover

JOURNAL COURIER
— State legislators just voted to turn out the lights in Illinois – Brad Halbrook, Dan Caulkins and Chris Miller
https://www.myjournalcourier.com/opinion/article/Commentary-Brad-Halbrook-Dan-Caulkins-and-Chris-16474809.php

SUBURBAN LIFE
— ‘Never in my life have I been prouder to be a Redwing’ Kammes is Benet Academy lacrosse coach after school reverses course – Bob Rakow
(COMMENT: How soon, if not already, will Benet Academy officially get rid its leaders, administrators, faculty, students, alumni, donors, and everyone else who does not promote LGBTQ?)
https://www.shawlocal.com/my-suburban-life/news/dupage-county/2021/09/21/coach-accepts-benet-academy-lacrosse-position-after-offer-was-initially-rescinded/

KY3
— Longtime Republican political operative Doug Wead with ties to Springfield pleads not guilty to funneling Russian money into Donald Trump’s campaign
(COMMENT: I should write a book about Democrat and Democrat plant, Libertarian and Libertarian plant, Green and Green plant, Independent and Independent plant, and RINO political operatives in Illinois. I would focus on those who have done the most to destroy the a) Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Wheaton Park District; TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Illinois Center Right Coalition, and American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter; b) Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct since 2000, their political consultants, their major donors, their fundraisers, their pollsters, their campaign managers, their campaign staff members, and their campaign volunteers; c) conservative leaders; and d) religious leaders. I would focus on political operatives who have done the most to cancel me, to cancel my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters, and to cancel my www.gopillinois.com website.)
https://www.ky3.com/2021/09/21/longtime-republican-political-operative-with-ties-springfield-pleads-not-guilty-funneling-russian-money-into-donald-trumps-campaign/

WEEK
— Republican Governor Darren Bailey hopeful makes stop in Peoria – Kyle Beachy
https://week.com/2021/09/20/republican-governor-hopeful-makes-stop-in-peoria/

NPR ILLINOIS
— The Lack Of Latinos In Media Could Affect How Others View Them, The Government Says – AP
(COMMENT: Democrats run the media. Democrats promote only those Latinos who promote the Democrat Party platform.)
https://www.nprillinois.org/2021-09-21/the-lack-of-latinos-in-media-could-affect-how-others-view-them-the-government-says

EVANSTON PATCH
— Evanston Reparations Program Applications Open For First Time. Black people who lived in Evanston before 1969 and their descendants can apply for $25,000 grants from the new Restorative Housing Program. – Jonah Meadows’s
(COMMENT: Expect that sooner or later, if you are a Republican, the Democrat, Libertarian, Green, Independent, and RINO leaders of your municipality will force you to publicly disclose how strongly you, your parents, your grandparents, your great grandparents, and the rest of your ancestors oppressed those who are the following: minority, female, younger, LGBTQ, those who have financial, health, and/or other problems, Trump-haters, moderate, liberal, Democrat, Libertarian, Green, Independent, RINO, non-married, non-Christian, non-Protestant, non-Italian American, non-German American, in America illegally, those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time, criminals, drinkers, gamblers, stoners, etc.)
https://patch.com/illinois/evanston/evanston-reparations-program-applications-open-through-nov-5

WIREPOINTS
— East Moline’s double-notch credit downgrade a warning for Illinois cities considering borrowing to fund pensions – Ted Dabrowski and John Klingner
https://wirepoints.org/east-molines-credit-downgrade-a-warning-for-illinois-cities-considering-borrowing-to-fund-pensions-wirepoints/
— Campaign to allow recall of elected officials in Illinois kicks off
https://wirepoints.org/campaign-to-allow-recall-of-elected-officials-in-illinois-kicks-off-wirepoints-joins-tom-millers-morning-show-on-wjpf/

ILLINOIZE
— Illinois GOP Launching ‘Election Integrity’ Committee, but Claim it has Nothing to do with Trump Rhetoric – Patrick Pfingsten
https://www.theillinoize.com/articles/illinois-gop-launching-election-integrity#new_tab

ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— Legendary Hypocrisy and Deceit of Democrats – Laurie Higgins
https://illinoisfamily.org/marriage/legendary-hypocrisy-and-deceit-of-democrats/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Anger over mask, vaccine mandates brews up fresh tea party protests – Kery Murakami
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/sep/21/mask-vaccine-mandates-fuel-new-round-tea-party-pro/

FOX NEWS
— Pete Hegseth: Illegal immigrants will be resettled in our own backyards. Hegseth slams Biden for 20 year high in border apprehensions.
(COMMENT: How hard are the Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, and RINOs working to build public housing in your county, in your county district, your township, in your municipality, in your municipal district, in your precinct, in your neighborhood, and on your block?)
https://www.foxnews.com/media/pete-hegseth-illegal-immigrants-resettled
— Why 2022 midterms could be a catastrophe for Biden. Afghanistan situation is a national tragedy. It is an ongoing, unprecedented embarrassment. – Ed Rollins
https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/biden-afghanistan-2022-midterms-catastrophe-ed-rollins

AMERICAN THINKER
— Don your masks and bow down! – Eric Utter
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2021/09/don_your_masks_and_bow_down.html

AMERICAN GREATNESS
— 1776 Unites Curriculum Highlights the American Character. The materials address the terrible chapters of our history and show what is best in our national character and what our freedom makes possible even in the most difficult circumstances. – Mike Sabo
https://amgreatness.com/2021/09/21/1776-unites-curriculum-highlights-the-american-character/

BLAZE
— Chuck Schumer: US has worker shortage because Trump didn’t let illegals flock into the country – PHIL SHIVER
(COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, to get votes, Democrat, Libertarian, Green, Independent, and RINO politicians hint/imply/argue/shout that the more illegals that there are in America, the less pressure there is on citizens of America to take bad jobs. If there had been as many illegals in America during the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s as there are now, illegals would have gotten the bad jobs that I had. I did yard work and delivered newspapers 1962-1964; washed dishes 1964-1966; cleaned golf shoes, chipped slag, and pumped gasoline in 1966; delivered mail 1966-1969; worked on an automobile assembly line and as a security guard in 1970; sold tires, automotive services, and major appliances 1970-1971; pumped gasoline 1971-1972; collected delinquent taxes 1971-1980; and audited federal agencies 1980-1997.)
https://www.theblaze.com/news/schumer-blames-worker-shortage-on-trump-immigration-policy

TOWNHALL
— They Revolted? Haitian Migrants Took Control of a Federally-Contracted Bus at the Border – Matt Vespa
https://townhall.com/tipsheet//mattvespa/2021/09/21/they-revolted-haitian-migrants-took-control-of-a-federally-contracted-bus-at-the-n2596263

NEWS BUSTERS
— Sen. Josh Hawley BLASTS Google in Letter for Political Bias, Censoring Pro-Life Ads – Catherine Salgado
(COMMENT: My critics/opponents, their operative, and their dupes want Google to continue to refuse to treat www.gopillinois.com as being a news website.)
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/free-speech/catherine-salgado/2021/09/21/sen-josh-hawley-blasts-google-letter-political-bias

MEDIA RESEARCH CENTER TV
— CW’s ‘Supergirl’ Leans on White Guilt as Black Superhero Embraces Her Power – Karen Townsend
https://www.mrctv.org/blog/cws-supergirl-leans-white-guilt-black-superhero-embraces-her-power

INDEPENDENT JOURNAL REVIEW
— Facebook Cancels GOP Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey After She Slams Biden’s Vax Mandate, Reinstates Page Only After Uproar – C. Douglas Golden
(COMMENT: Constructively, the following have canceled me, canceled my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters, and canceled my www.gopillinois.com website: a) Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Wheaton Park District; TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Illinois Center Right Coalition, and American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter; b) unsuccessful Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct since 2000, their political consultants, their major donors, their fundraisers, their pollsters, their campaign managers, their campaign staff members, and their campaign volunteers; c) conservative leaders; d) religious leaders; and e) those who I have sued. I should write a book about those who cancel me, cancel my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters, and cancel my www.gopillinois.com website.)
https://ijr.com/facebook-cancels-gop-after-slams-bidens-vax-mandate-reinstates-page-after-uproar/

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— Officials: Many Haitian migrants are being released in US – ELLIOT SPAGAT, MARIA VERZA and JUAN A. LOZANO
https://apnews.com/article/immigration-united-states-texas-el-paso-del-rio-3a8146cbcb47b9df7a31a19594df3ec6

REUTERS
— COMMENT: Hate-filled Republican-hating Republican-haters say “Backers of Trump’s false fraud claims seek to control next election.”
https://www.reuters.com/world/us/backers-trumps-false-fraud-claims-seek-control-next-us-elections-2021-09-22/

MSNBC
— On key DADT anniversary, discharged veterans become eligible for benefits. Ten years after the demise of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the Biden administration is making discharged veterans eligible for benefits. – Steve Benen
(COMMENT: If Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion were reversed like DADT has been reversed, the adverse actions that GAO, IRS, and Post Office took against me should be reversed. 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 $20,361 (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 to resign in 1969 and disallowed my sick leave requests in 1969 and 1968.)
https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/key-dadt-anniversary-discharged-veterans-become-eligible-benefits-n1279716

NEW YORK TIMES
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: No More Apologies: Inside Facebook’s Push to Defend Its Image. Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive, has signed off on an effort to show users pro-Facebook stories and to distance himself from scandals. – Ryan Mac and Sheera Frenkel
(COMMENT: I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who promote the Democrat/Libertarian/Green Facebook the most. I would focus on those who have done the most since 2000 a) to stop me from sending out GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters and b) to stop everyone from reading those newsletters. I would focus on past/present leaders of the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, and Wheaton Park District. I would focus on unsuccessful Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct since 2000, their political consultants, their major donors, their fundraisers, their pollsters, their campaign managers, their campaign staff members, and their campaign volunteers. I would focus on those who I have sued.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/21/technology/zuckerberg-facebook-project-amplify.html

WASHINGTON POST
— Huge hack reveals embarrassing details of who’s behind Proud Boys and other far-right websites. Researchers say it will allow them to gain important new insights into how extremists operate online. – Drew Harwell, Craig Timberg, and Hannah Allam
(COMMENT: Who calls you “far-right?” According to my critics/opponents, me, my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters, and my www.gopillinois.com website are “far-right” and a) that is why Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct have lost elections since 2000, b) that is why the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Wheaton Park District, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, and Illinois Center Right Coalition, American Association have had problems since 2000, c) that is why conservative and religious leaders in Illinois have had problems since 2000; and d) that is why the Wheaton Independence Day parades and fireworks have had problems since 2000.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/09/21/epik-far-right-hack-anonymous/
— COMMENT: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Trump aims to inject more extreme election conspiracy theorists into GOP.” Who calls you an “extremist?” According to my critics/opponents, me, my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters, and my www.gopillinois.com website are “extremist” and a) that is why Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct have lost elections since 2000, b) that is why the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Wheaton Park District, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, and Illinois Center Right Coalition, American Association have had problems since 2000, c) that is why conservative and religious leaders in Illinois have had problems since 2000; and d) that is why the Wheaton Independence Day parades and fireworks have had problems since 2000.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/09/22/trump-aims-inject-more-extreme-election-conspiracy-theorists-into-gop/

GAINESVILLE SUN
— Politicians represent those who fund them, muting the public’s voice – Greg McGann
(COMMENT: He who pays the piper calls the tunes. Ever-increasingly, Republican activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, conservative leaders, religious leaders, etc. in Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, and Wheaton talk and/or act like they are being funded by Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, and/or RINOs who reject the traditional marriage/family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, and/or equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) planks in the Republican Party platform. This year, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, and RINOs succeeded in stopping Republicans from helping sponsor Wheaton’s Independence Day parade and fireworks.)
https://www.gainesville.com/story/opinion/2021/09/21/greg-mcgann-we-need-get-money-out-politics/8381739002/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Liz Cheney’s Re-Election Bid Pits Trump Against Bush. George W. Bush to hold fundraiser for Wyoming congresswoman who has sparred with Donald Trump – Michael C. Bender and Kristina Peterson
(COMMENT: QUESTION: Who is anti-Trump? ANSWER: Those who are anti-law enforcement, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexual, anti-traditional marriage/family, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian American, anti-German American, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/liz-cheneys-re-election-bid-pits-trump-against-bush-11632303001
— The Destructive Legacy of the Great Society. Government subsidies for antisocial behavior stalled decades worth of black progress. – Jason L. Riley
https://www.wsj.com/articles/entitlements-welfare-public-housing-great-society-black-family-father-crime-reconciliation-11632257747

WEEK
— Facebook is reportedly responding to bad press by promoting Facebook in users’ News Feed, apologizing less – PETER WEBER
(COMMENT: I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who promote the Democrat/Libertarian/Green Facebook the most. I would focus on those who have done the most since 2000 a) to stop me from sending out GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters and b) to stop everyone from reading those newsletters. I would focus on past/present leaders of the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, and Wheaton Park District. I would focus on unsuccessful Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct since 2000, their political consultants, their major donors, their fundraisers, their pollsters, their campaign managers, their campaign staff members, and their campaign volunteers. I would focus on those who I have sued.)
https://theweek.com/facebook/1005169/facebook-is-reportedly-responding-to-bad-press-by-promoting-facebook-in-users-news

AUTHOR NEWS
— APRIL 2017 FLASHBACK: Why and How Authors Should Survey Readers
(COMMENT: I should survey GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletter readers. I should ask them if the following encourage them to read the newsletters, and if not, why not: a) their Republican Precinct Committeeman/Captain, b) the leaders of their Republican township, ward, and/or county party organizations, c) their representative on the Illinois Republican Party (IRP) State Central Committee, d) the IRP leaders, e) Republican leaders of the governments that they are under, f) conservative leaders, and g) religious leaders.)
https://authornews.penguinrandomhouse.com/why-and-how-authors-should-survey-readers/

September 8 Morning Edition

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON CHICAGO TIGHTENS: Chicago has already seen more murders and shootings this year than all of 2019. Violence up in most neighborhoods targeted by city. Labor Day weekend shootings punctuated the end of a violent summer in a violent year. – Sophie Sherry
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2021/9/7/22661103/chicago-more-murders-shootings-than-2019-violence-up-in-neighborhoods
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON COOK COUNTY TIGHTENS: Half a million people in Cook County struggle with food insecurity during the pandemic – Editorial
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2021/9/7/22653621/chicago-feeding-america-food-insecurity-hunger-covid-editorial

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— City of Elgin to provide free rental space to firm that offers business help to minority-owned businesses – GLORIA CASAS
(COMMENT: The Republican Party platform promotes equal opportunity, that it, it opposes race and gender based preference giving.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-courier-news/ct-ecn-elgin-minority-business-lease-space-st-0908-20210907-dbtvsjhvzra2pkuseymyz4ppmu-story.html
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: As CPD makes changes to increase diversity, a former candidate questions department’s seemingly unforgiving hiring process. – STEPHANIE CASANOVA
(COMMENT: 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://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-chicago-police-diversity-hiring-20210907-n66oh2qsqnepletmxliiweczlm-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— Setting record straight on official’s firing – Chris Lauzen, Former Kane County Board Chairman
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20210907/setting-record-straight-on-officials-firing
— Give committee what it needs to investigate Jan. 6 riot – Mike Quigley
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20210908/give-committee-what-it-needs-to-investigate-jan-6-riot
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH COLOR PICTURE: They don’t remember 9/11, but suburban teachers say students are intensely interested in it. – Lauren Rohr
(COMMENT: What were you doing on the morning of September 11, 2001? I was delivering reelection campaign press release kits for then State Representative Randy Hultgren.)
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210908/they-dont-remember-911-but-suburban-teachers-say-students-are-intensely-interested-in-it

CENTER SQUARE ILLINOIS
— State lawmaker Brad Halbrook says Pritzker’s vaccine mandate is coercive, disruptive as deadline delayed – Greg Bishop
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/state-lawmaker-says-pritzker-s-vaccine-mandate-is-coercive-disruptive-as-deadline-delayed/article_d5cab47e-1010-11ec-9179-1bb8776bb5a1.html
— Illinois House to take up energy legislation that some say will hamper reliability – Greg Bishop
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/illinois-house-to-take-up-energy-legislation-that-some-say-will-hamper-reliability/article_88634ddc-1005-11ec-ade0-6f6a8156d079.html

GLEN ELLYN PATCH
— COD Explores Voter Suppression and Voting Laws COD Explores Voter Suppression and Voting Laws in Honor of Constitution Day
https://patch.com/illinois/glenellyn/cod-explores-voter-suppression-voting-laws

BUR RIDGE PATCH
— Penalties Sought Against Burr Ridge Mayor. Mayor used the courts for political purposes, attorney says. – David Giuliani
https://patch.com/illinois/burrridge/penalties-sought-against-burr-ridge-mayor

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Trump announces plans to hold two rallies next month – Victor Morton
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/sep/7/trump-announces-plans-hold-two-october-rallies/
— ICE counts 463 sanctuary jails, prisons in U.S. Biden administration blames sanctuaries for difficulty complying with court order. – Stephen Dinan
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/sep/7/ice-counts-463-sanctuary-jails-us/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— South Korea should spend more on defense and spend less time kowtowing to China – Tom Rogan
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/south-korea-should-spend-more-on-defense-and-spend-less-time-kowtowing-to-china

FOX NEWS
— Trump teases 2024 announcement, but is he just playing the media? Either way, Trump wins. If this is just saber-rattling, he gets coverage. If it’s serious, he gets even more coverage – Howard Kurtz
https://www.foxnews.com/media/trump-teases-2024-announcement-just-playing-media
— Biden blames Northeast storm damage on climate change, calls on Congress to pass infrastructure bill. Biden touted his ‘Build Back Better’ spending as a way to combat future storm damage. – Andrew Mark Miller
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-blames-storm-damage-in-northeast-on-climate-change-calls-on-congress-to-pass-infrastructure-spending

FOX BUSINESS
— White House asks Congress for $6.4 billion to resettle tens of thousands of Afghan refugees. The request also includes $14 billion for disaster relief. – Adam Shaw
https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics/white-house-congress-resettle-tens-of-thousands-afghan-refugees
— Billionaire entrepreneur Marc Lore wants to build nation’s first woke city. Lore last week unveiled plans for his utopia, called Telosa, from the ancient Greek word Telos, meaning ‘highest purpose’ – Will Feuer
(COMMENT: Of course, none of the residents would be law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/billionaire-entrepreneur-marc-lore-wants-build-nations-first-woke-city
— ‘Woke Inc.’ author: George Orwell never imagined this kind of censorship
https://www.foxnews.com/media/woke-inc-big-tech-censorship-government-george-orwell-ramaswamy

AMERICAN THINKER
— The administration seems to be acting with malice aforethought – Terry Paulding
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2021/09/the_administration_seems_to_be_acting_with_malice_aforethought.html

NEW AMERICAN
— Authoritarianism Pandemic Is the Real Threat – Ron Paul
https://thenewamerican.com/authoritarianism-pandemic-is-the-real-threat/

BREITBART
— Trump: Afghanistan Collapse ‘a Disgrace to this Country’ — ‘Should Have Never Happened’ – JEFF POOR
https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2021/09/07/trump-afghanistan-collapse-a-disgrace-to-this-country-should-have-never-happened/
— Transgender Mortality Rate Twice as High as Those Without Gender Dysphoria – Dr. Susan Berry
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/09/07/study-transgender-twice-likely-die-than-no-gender-dysphoria/
— Biden Builds the Taliban Back Better: Weapons, Military Equipment Fuel Resurgent Islamists – KRISTINA WONG
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/09/07/biden-builds-the-taliban-back-better-weapons-military-equipment-fuel-resurgent-islamists/
— Biden Requests $6.4B in Taxpayer Money to Resettle 95,000 Afghans Across U.S. – JOHN BINDER
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/09/07/biden-asks-for-6-4b-to-resettle-95k-afghans/

BLAZE
— Fort McCoy in Wisconsin identifies one case of the measles during Afghan refugee resettlement efforts – ALEX NITZBERG
https://www.theblaze.com/news/fort-mccoy-in-wisconsin-identifies-one-case-of-the-measles-during-afghan-refugee-resettlement-effort

DAILY CALLER
— New York Times Story On Biden’s $3.5 Trillion Budget Repeatedly Refers To Life Beginning At Conception – MARY MARGARET OLOHAN
https://dailycaller.com/2021/09/07/new-york-times-life-conception-joe-biden-roe-v-wade/
— California Liberals Believe They Must Vote For The Rich White Guy To Defeat White Supremacy – NICK PILGRIM
(COMMENT: What do you say a) to Whites who paint themselves as being champions of those who are anti-White, b) to men who paint themselves as being champions of those who are anti-men, c) to older people who paint themselves as being champions of those who are anti-older people, d) to RINOs who paint themselves as being champions of LGBTQers, e) to RINOs who paint themselves as being champions of those who are anti-conservative, and f) to RINOs who paint themselves as being champions of those who are anti-Republican?)
https://dailycaller.com/2021/09/07/pilgrim-california-liberals-vote-rich-guy-white-supremacy/

DAILY SIGNAL
— Marxism Underpins Black Lives Matter Agenda – Mike Gonzalez
https://www.dailysignal.com/2021/09/07/marxism-underpins-black-lives-matter-agenda/

PJ MEDIA
— In the Run-Up to the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, Media Pushing Stories About How Muslims Were the Real Victims – ROBERT SPENCER
https://pjmedia.com/columns/robert-spencer/2021/09/07/in-the-run-up-to-the-20th-anniversary-of-9-11-media-pushing-stories-about-how-muslims-were-the-real-victims-n1476717
— The Real ‘Structural Racism’ Is In America’s Union-Run Schools – RICK MORAN
https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/rick-moran/2021/09/07/the-real-structural-racism-is-in-americas-union-run-schools-n1476632
— Why Is a Generation of Men Giving Up on College? – RICK MORAN
(COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, employers are under ever-increasing pressure to hire, to retain, and to promote young Democrat women, and especially those who are minority, LGBTQ, disabled, not married, Trump-haters, non-Christian, non-Protestant, non-Italian American, non-German American, citizens of foreign countries, and/or those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time. 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://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/rick-moran/2021/09/07/why-is-a-generation-of-men-giving-up-on-college-n1476586

REAL CLEAR POLITICS
— Princeton Indoctrination Begins Before Classes Even Start – Edward Yingling & Stuart Taylor Jr.
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2021/09/08/princeton_indoctrination_begins_before_classes_even_start_146365.html

LEGAL INSURRECTION
— How Quickly Teacher Unions Went From Critical Race Theory Is “Not Being Taught” To “Yes, It Is. We Support It.” – William A. Jacobson
https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/09/how-quickly-teacher-unions-went-from-critical-race-theory-is-not-being-taught-to-yes-it-is-we-support-it/
— Echoes Of Bolshevik Revolution: Democrat Replacement Of Police With Antifa/BLM Anarchist ‘Authority’ Once they consolidated power, Bolsheviks weren’t particularly interested in protecting ordinary people from the criminal element. – Katya Rapoport Sedgwick
https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/09/echoes-of-bolshevik-revolution-democrat-replacement-of-police-with-antifa-blm-anarchist-authority/

POLITICO
— Fears of critical race theory unleash army of school board candidates. Republicans sees a rich opportunity to build a pipeline of new political candidates by pushing the culture war issue. – DANIEL PAYNE
(COMMENT: What are the following doing to fight CRT: a) the leaders of your Republican township/ward party organization, b) the leaders of your Republican county party organization, c) your representative on the Illinois Republican Party (IRP) State Central Committee, and d) the leaders of the IRP?)
https://www.politico.com/news/2021/09/08/critical-race-theory-school-boards-510381
— Trump builds ‘turnkey’ campaign operation for 2024 – MERIDITH MCGRAW and MICHAEL CAPUTO
https://www.politico.com/states/florida/story/2021/09/07/trump-builds-turnkey-campaign-operation-for-2024-1390750
— NOVEMBER 10, 2016 FLASHBACK: COMMENT: Who blames you for their problems? I should write a book about unsuccessful Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct since 2000, their political consultants, their major donors, their fundraisers, their campaign managers, their campaign staff members, and the their campaign volunteers who have blamed me and blamed my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters the most for their defeats. I would focus on candidates for U.S. Senate, U.S. Congress, Illinois statewide offices, Illinois Senate, Illinois House, DuPage countywide offices, DuPage County District 4, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton West District, and judicial offices. I would focus on those who blamed what I did as the TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman 2005-2012 and as an Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member 2003-2007.
https://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/hillary-clinton-aides-loss-blame-231215

MSN
— COVID-19 cases in Naperville twice as high now as they were in September 2020, data shows – Suzanne Baker
https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/covid-19-cases-in-naperville-twice-as-high-now-as-they-were-in-september-2020-data-shows/ar-AAOdT1p
— Path to increasing minority homeownership goes through Fannie and Freddie – Zach Wichter
(COMMENT: What put you on the path to homeownership? I bought a new town home in University Park in 1972 when I was 24 years old. I had earned a bachelor’s degree in management from NIU in 1970. The down payment came from what I earned a) working for IRS full-time for the previous 15 months, first in Chicago, and then in Harvey and b) working for the Firestone Store in Chicago Heights part-time for the previous 18 months and full-time for the 7 months before that. That income also enabled me to buy a new 1972 Corvette in 1971 and to pay for tuition and books for graduate business courses at Loyola for the previous 9 months.)
https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/realestate/path-to-increasing-minority-homeownership-goes-through-fannie-and-freddie/ar-AAOcXEd

NEW YORK TIMES
— Americans have a long history of taking out their grievances on low-level officials – Michelle Cottle
(COMMENT: I should write a book about voters in my precinct who talk and/or act like my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have succeeded in getting them to blame me and to blame what I have done as their Republican Precinct Committeeman and as the GOPUSA Illinois Editor for the losses that Republican candidates on ballots in our precinct have suffered. My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes paint themselves as being operatives or as dupes for the leaders of the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, and/or unsuccessful Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/06/opinion/coronavirus-masks-school-board-meetings.html
— How Educational Differences Are Widening America’s Political Rift. College graduates are now a firmly Democratic bloc, and they are shaping the party’s future. Those without degrees, by contrast, have flocked to Republicans. – Nate Cohn
(COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, Democrat educators crow about their success in turning college graduates into operatives and into dupes for the Democrat Party. Democrat educators failed to turn me into a Democrat operative or into a Democrat dupe while I took a) graduate finance courses at IIT 1992-1997, b) Certified Internal Auditor examination review courses 1980-1981, c) graduate accounting courses at DePaul 1976-1980, d) CPA examination review courses 1978-1979, e) graduate business courses at Loyola 1972-1976, f) undergraduate courses at NIU 1969-1970, and g) undergraduate courses at UIC 1966-1968.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/08/us/politics/how-college-graduates-vote.html

WASHINGTON POST
— Kinzinger: 9/11 ‘changed the trajectory of my life’
https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/politics/kinzinger-911-changed-the-trajectory-of-my-life/2021/09/07/ac56e34a-0dca-4daa-b9ca-0b7ae1f0d3e7_video.html

NEW YORK POST
— US troops’ rage at their leaders will grow unless there’s deep reform – Glenn H. Reynolds
https://nypost.com/2021/09/07/us-troops-rage-at-their-leaders-will-grow-unless-theres-deep-reform/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Black Lawmakers, Now Winning in White Communities, Call for End to Packing Black Voters in House Districts. More say majority-Black districts, once a key to Black political power, hurt Democratic efforts to gain seats. – Aaron Zitner
https://www.wsj.com/articles/black-lawmakers-now-winning-in-white-communities-call-for-end-to-packing-black-voters-in-house-districts-11631106001
— Democrats Are Back to Hating Voter ID. The House passes H.R.4, which would suspend many ID rules. – Editorial
https://www.wsj.com/articles/democrats-are-back-to-hating-voter-id-house-passes-hr-4-11629928966
— Chicago’s Bloody Past Is Very Present. Bus tours of Al Capone’s haunts are popular, but the city’s bloodshed makes nostalgia for gangsters a tough sell. – Bob Greene
https://www.wsj.com/articles/chicago-bloody-shootings-mob-crime-11631043899
— Is Donald Trump Finished? Admit it: You don’t want him to run again yet his absence hasn’t solved any problem. – Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-biden-2024-2020-president-election-immigration-crime-critical-race-theory-covid-11631044792
— Get Ready for the Blackouts. Mismanagement and the push for renewables are degrading the reliability of the U.S. electrical grid. – Robert Bryce
https://www.wsj.com/articles/blackouts-generac-electric-grid-texas-california-biden-decarbonize-renewables-climate-11631043410

NEXSTAR MEDIA WIRE
— ‘Tent cities’ springing up across US; some believe pandemic is to blame – Evan Lambert
https://whnt.com/news/tent-cities-springing-up-across-us-some-believe-pandemic-is-to-blame/
https://www.wkrn.com/news/tent-cities-springing-up-across-us-some-believe-pandemic-is-to-blame/
https://www.wreg.com/news/national/tent-cities-springing-up-across-us-some-believe-pandemic-is-to-blame/

NEWSROOM
— What were you doing on the morning of September 11, 2001?
(COMMENT: I was delivering reelection campaign press release kits for then State Representative Randy Hultgren.)
https://thenewsroom.net/news/what-were-you-doing-on-the-morning-of-september-11-2001-tell-us-to-folha-06-09-2021-readers-panel/

NATIONAL FINANCIAL EDUCATION COUNCIL
— New NFEC Survey Indicates High Support for Employee Financial Wellness Programs
(COMMENT: Overwhelmingly, federal employees are Democrats. My superiors in the federal government acted like they had surveyed their Democrat employees who were moderate, liberal, minority, female, younger, LGBTQ, veteran, non-Protestant, non-German American, and/or those whose ancestors had not been in America for a long time and found that they wanted the federal government to get rid of its employees who were Republican, conservative, White, male, older, heterosexual, non-veteran, Protestant, German American, and/or those whose ancestors had been in America for a long time.)
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/new-nfec-survey-indicates-high-support-for-employee-financial-wellness-programs-301369157.html

PHYCOLOGY TODAY
— The Essence of Wokeness – Jeremy E. Sherman Ph.D., MPP
(COMMENT: To be woke is to be anti-law enforcement, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexual, anti-traditional marriage/family, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian American, anti-German American, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/jerkology/202109/the-essence-wokeness

LOS ANGELES BLADE
— COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, if you do not promote LGBTQ, the following discriminate against you: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, and RINOs.
https://www.losangelesblade.com/2021/09/07/one-in-ten-lgbt-workers-experienced-discrimination-at-work/

September 3 Morning Edition

WTTW
— Illinois Republicans Rail Against Democrat’s Latest Election Map – Paul Caine
https://news.wttw.com/2021/09/02/illinois-republicans-rail-against-democrat-s-latest-election-map
— COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, Republican-haters promote LGBTQ.
https://news.wttw.com/2021/09/02/survivor-gay-conversion-therapy-writes-book-about-experiences

WGN9
— Gov. Pritzker vows to protect abortion rights in Illinois – AP
https://wgntv.com/news/gov-pritzker-vows-to-protect-abortion-rights-in-illinois/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Elk Grove Village man charged with breaching U.S. Capitol during Jan. 6 riot – JASON MEISNER
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-elk-grove-village-man-arrested-us-capitol-riot-20210902-qvlr5xjfxnd2nelfc33h3bq4dy-story.html
— Mayor Lori Lightfoot set a goal to replace 650 toxic lead pipes in Chicago in 2021. So far, 3 have been removed. – MICHAEL HAWTHORNE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/environment/ct-chicago-toxic-lead-pipes-drinking-water-20210903-6m4taubjcfc3xn2n65qky3sopu-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— There are rational reasons against vaccine mandate – Annette K. Corrigan, Wheaton
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20210903/there-are-rational-reasons-against-vaccine-mandate
— COVID-19 update: Suburban hospitals say they’re ‘busy’ but not as bad as other parts of state – Marni Pyke
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210902/covid-19-update-suburban-hospitals-say-theyre-busy-but-not-as-bad-as-other-parts-of-state

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Dems have drawn opposition into a legislative corner – Jim Dey
https://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/columns/jim-dey-dems-have-drawn-opposition-into-a-legislative-corner/article_12c26a00-cd4f-593a-a0b8-64375df9eb0a.html

WQAD
— Illinois redistricting: Rep. Halpin responds to legislative map criticism. Republicans say Democrats drew the map to keep themselves in the supermajority, but Democrats say the maps are a fair representation of state demographics. – Jenna Webster
https://www.wqad.com/article/news/politics/illinois-redistricting-criticism/526-fa936238-47eb-4943-9ce5-6cc78490fd4c

WGLT
— LaHood Calls For Resignations After Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal – Eric Stock
https://www.wglt.org/local-news/2021-09-02/lahood-calls-for-resignations-after-afghanistan-troop-withdrawal

CHICAGO CRUSADER
— COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, Whites, and especially Whites who are male, older, law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time, are demonized, denigrated, and condemned as being White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things who should be gotten rid of once and for all.
https://chicagocrusader.com/chicago/commentary-chicago/the-new-multiracial-america/

EVANSTON PATCH
— Evanston/Skokie School District 65 this week filed a motion to dismiss drama teacher Stacy Deemar’s federal civil rights lawsuit. – Jonah Meadows
(COMMENT: My Democrat GAO superiors kept me in a hostile work environment and took many adverse actions against me. They 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 $20,361 (21%) pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO in 1980.)
https://patch.com/illinois/evanston/drama-teachers-discrimination-suit-falls-woefully-short-d-65
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The filing cited comments from the teacher’s own attorney, who, in a television interview, appeared to admit that her client had not suffered discrimination. . .In her complaint, the drama teacher failed to allege that she was harmed in any way by the district’s race-conscious curriculum, failed to state an actionable civil rights claim and failed to allege that she suffered any adverse action or a hostile work environment, according to a memorandum in support of District 65’s motion.)

CENTER SQUARE ILLINOIS
— Lawmaker urges vote to put limits on executive orders – Greg Bishop
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/lawmaker-urges-vote-to-put-limits-on-executive-orders/article_3c3c5db0-0c2a-11ec-b1a7-d33b1b434639.html

WIREPOINTS
— A warning to Illinois taxpayers: Pension Obligation Bonds let politicians gamble with your money – Ted Dabrowski and John Klingner
https://wirepoints.org/a-warning-to-illinois-taxpayers-pension-obligation-bonds-let-politicians-gamble-with-your-money-wirepoints/

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— Democrats Tuck Female Draft Into Defense Bill. Republican bids to eliminate critical race theory, protect all-male draft shot down in late-night debate. – Jack Beyrer
https://freebeacon.com/national-security/democrats-tuck-female-draft-into-defense-bill/

FOX NEWS
— Average cost of refugee in the US is ‘anywhere from $25-50,000 a year’ Former DOD chief of staff Kash Patel: we’re letting in tens of thousands of people that have not been properly vetted
https://www.foxnews.com/politics
— AOC suggests Manchin to blame for NYC flood deaths. She blamed his dealings with Exxon. – Sam Dorman
(COMMENT: I should write a book about those who have blamed me and have blamed my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters the most for their problems, for your problems, for my problems, and for everyone’s problems. I would focus on unsuccessful Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct since 2000, their political consultants, their major donors, their fundraisers, their campaign managers, their campaign staff members, and their campaign volunteers. I would focus on past and present leaders of the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Illinois Center Right Coalition, and American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter. I would focus on past and present leaders of Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, and Wheaton Park District. Everyone in Illinois, in DuPage County, in Milton Township, in Wheaton, in Wheaton’s West District, and in my precinct sees how the aforesaid treat me and treat my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters.)
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/aoc-manchin-blame-nyc-flood-deaths

BREITBART
— House Democrats Defend Teaching Critical Race Theory in the Military – KRISTINA WONG
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/09/02/house-democrats-defend-teaching-critical-race-theory-in-the-military/
— California District: Teacher Who Touted Antifa Indoctrination to Be Fired – DR. SUSAN BERRY
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/09/02/california-district-teacher-who-touted-antifa-indoctrination-to-be-fired/
— GOP Rep. Steube: China’s Already Trying to Move into Afghanistan, Will Reverse-Engineer our Equipment – IAN HANCHETT
https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2021/09/02/gop-rep-steube-chinas-already-trying-to-move-into-afghanistan-will-reverse-engineer-our-equipment/
— Joe Biden’s Polls Crash amid Amnesty Push, Migration Chaos – NEIL MUNRO
https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2021/09/03/joe-biden-polls-plummet-migration-chaos/

DAILY CALLER
— Psaki Dismisses Male Reporter’s Abortion Question On Biden’s Catholicism: ‘I Know You’ve Never Faced Those Choices’ – MARY MARGARET OLOHAN
https://dailycaller.com/2021/09/02/jen-psaki-dismisses-male-reporters-question-on-catholicism-and-abortion-i-know-you-have-never-faced-those-choices-joe-biden/

DAILY SIGNAL
— Surge in Antisemitism Linked to Spread of Critical Race Theory – Douglas Blair
https://www.dailysignal.com/2021/09/03/surge-in-antisemitism-linked-to-spread-of-critical-race-theory/
— Democrats Just Revealed They Don’t Understand How Critical Race Theory Threatens Our Military – Mike Gonzalez
https://www.dailysignal.com/2021/09/02/critical-race-theory-threatens-our-military-but-democrats-dont-understand-how/

DAILY WIRE
— Securities And Exchange Commission Goes Woke, IG Says It Should Copy K-12 Equity Efforts. “Equity should be present in every facet of the work environment” – Luke Rosiak
https://www.dailywire.com/news/sec-goes-woke-copy-k-12-equity

TOWNHALL
— House Democrats Vote Down Rep. Jim Banks’ Amendment to Ban CRT in the Military – Julio Rosas
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/juliorosas/2021/09/02/house-democrats-vote-down-rep-banks-amendment-to-ban-crt-in-the-military-n2595214
— People Are Noticing An Inconsistent Talking Point After Jen Psaki Snaps At Male Reporter – Rebecca Downs
https://townhall.com/tipsheet//rebeccadowns/2021/09/02/people-are-noticing-an-inconsistent-talking-point-after-jen-psaki-snaps-about-male-reporter-n2595242

COLLEGE FIX
— University’s anti-racism training calls group without white people ‘magical’ – JENNIFER KABBANY
https://www.thecollegefix.com/universitys-anti-racism-training-calls-group-without-white-people-magical/
— University of North Carolina ‘Global Whiteness’ course blames U.S. for conflict against Japan in WWII – DAVE HUBER
https://www.thecollegefix.com/u-north-carolina-global-whiteness-course-blames-u-s-for-conflict-against-japan-in-wwii/

CAMPUS REFORM
— Worried about liberal bias? Applicants may want to consider these schools. – Ben Zeisloft
https://www.campusreform.org/article?id=18071
(FROM THE ARTICLE: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 0.06% of contributions from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign employees went to Republicans in the last election cycle; 96.6% went to Democrats. Left-wing student organizations at the public university include Young Democratic Socialists, LGBT Jew, and Planned Parenthood Generation Action. It has fourteen liberal groups and four conservative groups.)

PJ MEDIA
— After Losing a War and Stranding Americans in Afghanistan, Biden’s Pentagon Pivots Back to Race – BRYAN PRESTON
https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/bryan-preston/2021/09/02/after-losing-a-war-and-stranding-americans-in-afghanistan-bidens-pentagon-pivots-back-to-race-n1475423

TOWNHALL
— Jan. 6 Select Committee Update Has Members Calling on McCarthy to Remove Cheney, Kinzinger – Rebecca Downs
https://townhall.com/tipsheet//rebeccadowns/2021/09/02/this-update-about-the-jan-6-select-committee-has-republican-members-calling-on-mccarthy-to-remove-cheney-kinzinger-n2595245

BIZ PAC REVIEW
— Colorado high school students stage walkout to protest school mask requirement – Kendall Tietz
https://www.bizpacreview.com/2021/09/03/colorado-high-school-students-stage-walkout-to-protest-school-mask-requirement-1128829/

POST MILLENNIAL
— Connecticut elementary school teacher resigns over critical race theory agenda. “Why are we teaching our children that the color of their skin matters more than who they are as a person?” asked Jen Tafuto. – Nick Monroe
https://thepostmillennial.com/connecticut-elementary-school-teacher-resigns-over-critical-race-theory-agenda

THE HILL
— Defense & National Security — The mental scars of Afghanistan – LAUREN VELLA
https://thehill.com/policy/defense/overnights/570684-defense-national-security
— COMMENT: A hate-filled Republican-hater promotes hatred against Republicans.
https://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/570509-republicans-cornering-the-market-on-freedom-and-oppression

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— North Carolina political operative accused of election fraud is sentenced to prison for financial crimes – Lucille Sherman
(COMMENT: I should write a book about political operatives and political dupes who work/worked for my political critics/opponents. I would focus on those operatives and those dupes who paint/painted themselves as working for the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Illinois Center Right Coalition, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Wheaton Park District, and Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct since 2000. I would focus on those political operatives and political dupes who are/were to the most nasty, rude, mean, vicious, cruel, bombastic, threatening, and even worse things.)
https://www.thetimesnews.com/story/news/2021/09/02/north-carolina-political-operative-accused-election-fraud-sentenced-prison-financial-crimes/5701413001/

ABC NEWS
— Afghan media brace for what’s next under Taliban rule. The treatment of the media and women are key clues to how the Taliban will govern Afghanistan. – AYA BATRAWY
(COMMENT: Everyone in Illinois sees how the following treat me and treat my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters: Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Wheaton Park District, and Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct.)
https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/afghan-media-brace-taliban-rule-79807660

MSN
— NFL brings back social justice helmet decals, ‘end racism’ field stencils – Ryan Young
https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nfl/nfl-brings-back-social-justice-helmet-decals-end-racism-field-stencils/ar-AAO2yRw
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Players can choose between six messages to wear on their helmet: End Racism, Stop Hate, It Takes All of Us, Black Lives Matter, Inspire Change, and Say Their Stories)

NEW YORK TIMES
— How Will the Taliban Govern? A History of Rebel Rule Offers Clues. Insurgents who seize power tend to be authoritarian but pragmatic, desperate for legitimacy and ruthless toward classes they see as hostile. – Max Fisher
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/02/world/asia/taliban-govern-rebel-history.html
— The Big Decisions – David Brooks
(COMMENT: What big decisions have you made? Mine include avoiding the draft, refusing to become a Democrat, opposing political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, and age discrimination, being the subject of a 4-page Money Magazine article, filing and becoming an active member of grievances, arbitrations, and lawsuits, getting married, my wife and I giving up trying to have children, not adopting, and not becoming foster parents, and our saving for our retirement. Concerning education, taking college preparatory courses in high school, graduating in the upper 20% of my class, getting the best ACT score that I could, getting accepted by UIC, and getting accepted by and graduating from NIU, Loyola, DePaul, and IIT. Concerning professionalism, passing the CPA and Certified Internal Auditor examinations on my first attempt, becoming a licensed CPA, serving on executive committee of a professional association for 13 years, and grandfathering into four other professional certifications. Concerning employment, taking the Post Office employment test and the Federal Service Entrance Examination, and taking jobs doing yard work and delivering newspapers, washing dishes, cleaning golf shoes, chipping slag, pumping gasoline, delivering mail, working on an automobile assembly line and as a security guard, selling tires, automotive services, and major appliances, collected delinquent taxes, and audited federal agencies and being a union member while I delivered mail and collected delinquent taxes. Concerning cars, buying new cars and two collector cars. Concerning real estate, buying a new town home, two condos, and with my wife, buying a home, having a home built, and buying a car condo. Concerning politics, serving as a Republican Precinct Committeeman, the GOPUSA Illinois Editor since 2000, the chairman of a political organization for almost 7 years and on the steering committee of another political organization for 4 years, and raising funds from DuPage Republicans for 15 years so that DuPage Republicans could help sponsor Wheaton’s Independence Day parades and fireworks.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/25/opinion/david-brooks-the-big-decisions.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Biden’s Policies Will Hurt America’s Laborers in the Long Run. Maybe paying people not to work and punishing employers isn’t so great for the job market. – Eugene Scalia
https://www.wsj.com/articles/american-laborers-unemployment-trump-biden-jobs-11630597010
— Supreme Court Declines to Block Restrictive Texas Abortion Law. New measure, known as the fetal-heartbeat law, bars the procedure after about six weeks of pregnancy. – Brent Kendall and Jess Bravin
https://www.wsj.com/articles/supreme-court-rejects-emergency-request-to-block-texas-six-week-abortion-ban-11630556283
— Ford and GM Scale Back Production Amid Chip Shortage. Auto makers are idling truck plants and reducing shifts for lack of key components. – Allison Prang
https://www.wsj.com/articles/ford-and-gm-scale-back-production-amid-chip-shortage-11630605601
— CBO Expects $200 Billion From IRS Boost, Below Biden Targets. Democrats are counting on money from tougher tax enforcement to fund their agenda. – Richard Rubin
https://www.wsj.com/articles/cbo-expects-200-billion-from-irs-boost-below-biden-administration-targets-11630615854
— The Taliban Gain Ground in Islam’s Battle of Ideas. Their anti-West ideals can be traced to an Indian madrassa and a rift that erupted over 150 years ago. – Sadanand Dhume
https://www.wsj.com/articles/taliban-islam-battle-religion-madrassas-pakistan-11630597409

USA TODAY
— General Motors to temporarily halt production of nearly all US plants due to pandemic-related chip shortage overseas – Jamie L. LaReau
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2021/09/02/gm-semiconductor-chip-shortage-assembly-plants-close/5696490001/

SACRAMENTO BEE
— GM, Ford halt some production as chip shortage worsens – TOM KRISHER
https://www.sacbee.com/news/article253941933.html

MILITARY TIMES
— Dishonorable discharges for vaccine refusal would be blocked under congressional proposal – Leo Shane III
(COMMENT: In 1997, when I was 49 years old, because I had become an active member in a class action lawsuit that charged my GAO superiors with reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and retaliation, they gave me a dishonorable discharge, that is, they forced me to take their early retirement “offer.” Previously, they had taken many other adverse actions against me. My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes in the following side with my Democrat GAO superiors: Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, Wheaton, Wheaton Park District, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. Unsuccessful Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct, their political consultants, their major donors, their fundraisers, their campaign managers, their campaign staff members, and their campaign volunteers side with my Democrat GAO superiors.)
https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2021/09/02/dishonorable-dismissals-for-vaccine-refusal-would-be-blocked-under-congressional-proposal/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The troops could still be forced from the ranks, but would receive honorable discharges. Supporters said the idea is to ensure those individuals aren’t given a lifelong mark on their military record because of personal concerns about the vaccine. . .“However, if somebody in good faith in the military says they can’t do it, they shouldn’t be stained for the rest of their lives with a dishonorable discharge.” . . .Amendment sponsor Rep. Mark Green, R-Tenn. and an Army veteran, said that an other-than-honorable dismissal “significantly impacts an individual for the rest of their lives, including future employment … We should not destroy their lives for this.” . . .Troops who refuse can face various types of punishment, including dismissal from the service. “Many Americans have reservations about taking a vaccine that has only been available for less than a year,” the bill language states. “Reports of adverse actions being taken or threatened by military leadership at all levels are antithetical to our fundamental American values.” . . . Other types of reprimand besides dismissals, such as reductions in rank, would still be allowed under the measure.)

September 2 Morning Edition

ABC7
— COVID Illinois: 26 IL schools report COVID-19 outbreaks; 546 have ‘potential exposures’ – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/education/26-illinois-schools-report-covid-outbreaks/10993956/
— COMMENT: Republican-haters say “Trump, others wrong on US equipment left with Taliban in Afghanistan.”
https://abc7chicago.com/american-equipment-afghanistan-trump-taliban-us-military-fact-check/10992565/
— Amazon to hire 6K people for Matteson and Markham fulfillment centers – Craig Wall
https://abc7chicago.com/careers/amazon-hiring-6k-people-for-south-suburban-fulfillment-centers/10993318/


CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Inaugural Naper Pride Fest scheduled for Sept. 11-12 at Naper Settlement – JEN BANOWETZ
(COMMENT: To promote LGBTQ is to promote the destruction of traditional marriage and the destruction of the traditional family.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-ent-naper-pridefest-st-0910-20210901-d5eh3ptjk5brzpq4ihynnqor4u-story.html
— Illinois Senate passes energy deal Gov. Pritzker says falls short. Bill includes generous nuclear bailout, closing coal-fired plants, alternative energy investments and ethics reform. – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/illinois-clean-energy-bill-senate-2021-pritzker/10993997/

FOX32
— Suburban school district paying families $2,000 because they don’t have enough school bus drivers.
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/suburban-school-district-paying-families-2000-because-they-dont-have-enough-school-bus-drivers

WGN9
— Bloodshed continues in Chicago with 78 homicides in August – AP
https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/bloodshed-continues-in-chicago-with-78-homicides-in-august/

WTTW
— Chicago Outpacing 2020 Shooting, Homicide Totals Through End of August – Matt Masterson
https://news.wttw.com/2021/09/01/chicago-outpacing-2020-shooting-homicide-totals-through-end-august

DAILY HERALD
— Suburbs’ share of state’s COVID-19 deaths is shrinking as downstate bears the brunt – Jake Griffin
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210901/suburbs-share-of-states-covid-19-deaths-is-shrinking-as–downstate-bears-the-brunt
— COMMENT: To promote DACA is to encourage bringing people into America ilegally.
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20210902/dacas-fragility-undermines-the-future-of-immigrant-children-we-need-permanent-immigration-reform
— Hanover Township Mental Health Board awards funding at August meeting
https://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20210901/hanover-township-mental-health-board-awards-funding-at-august-meeting

ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR
— Kinzinger: Leaders should do better ‘calling out b.s.’ on COVID-19 vaccine misinformation – Ken DeCoster
https://www.rrstar.com/story/news/2021/09/01/kinzinger-leaders-need-do-better-calling-out-b-s-covid-19-vaccine-misinformation/5682274001/

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— DuPage County GOP goes after Pritzker’s new mask mandate – Glenn Minnis
https://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/606923145-dupage-county-gop-goes-after-pritzker-s-new-mask-mandate

WIREPOINTS
— Scathing New Report On Chicago Police Pension – Mark Glennon
https://wirepoints.org/scathing-new-report-on-chicago-police-pension-wirepoints/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Humbled Pentagon faces questions on true loss of U.S. arms in Afghanistan. Milley sees ‘lessons to be learned’ as Taliban hold parade of American gear. – Ben Wolfgang
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/sep/1/pentagon-faces-questions-true-loss-us-arms-afghani/
— Biden officials removed lists of U.S. military gear in Afghanistan from government websites. Taliban parade captured U.S. vehicles amid accounting questions. – Ben Wolfgang
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/sep/1/biden-administration-removed-lists-us-military-gea/
— Biden is more of a cold-hearted snake than consoler-in-chief – Kelly Sadler
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/sep/1/biden-is-more-of-a-cold-hearted-snake-than-console/

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— Honest Joe Spins Defeat Into Victory – Editorial
https://freebeacon.com/national-security/honest-joe-spins-defeat-into-victory/

FOX NEWS
— GOP’s critical race theory amendments for defense bill voted down by Dem-led House Armed Services Committee. Many Republicans are concerned that critical race theory is seeping into the military. – Brie Stimson
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/gop-critical-race-theory-amendments-defense-bill-house-armed-services-committee
— Deputy Secretary of Defense vows to get at ‘root causes’ of racial disparities in military justice system. A GAO report found service members of color are more often the subject of court martial proceedings. – Michael Lee
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/deputy-secretary-of-def-vows-to-get-at-root-causes-of-racial-disparities-in-the-military-justice-system

DAILY CALLER
— ‘I Didn’t Sign Up To Be A Revolutionary’: Former Elementary School Teacher Explains Why She Resigned – SAMANTHA RENCK
https://dailycaller.com/2021/09/01/i-didnt-sign-up-to-be-a-revolutionary-former-elementary-school-teacher-explains-why-she-resigned-connecticut-critical-race-theory/

NEWSMAX
— Afghanistan: A Tragically Stupid War Comes to a Tragic End – On Paul
https://www.newsmax.com/ronpaul/afghanistan-tragic-stupid-war/2021/09/01/id/1034669/

FEDERALIST
— Our Defeat In Afghanistan Is Only The Beginning. As the post-9/11 chapter closes, a new one begins, marked above all by the end of American deterrence and the eclipse of American power. – John Daniel Davidson
https://thefederalist.com/2021/09/02/our-defeat-in-afghanistan-is-only-the-beginning/

PJ MEDIA
— Illinois School (Manhattan SD 114) Will Reevaluate ‘Gag Order’ Barring Parents From Recording Zoom Classes – MEGAN FOX
https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/megan-fox/2021/09/01/illinois-school-will-reevaluate-gag-order-barring-parents-from-recording-zoom-classes-n1475069

BIZ PAC REVIEW
— Taliban supporters flaunt mock coffins draped with American and British flags through the streets – Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
https://www.bizpacreview.com/2021/09/01/taliban-supporters-flaunt-mock-coffins-draped-with-americana-and-british-flags-through-the-streets-1127487/
— State Department sidesteps question on recognizing Taliban as the rightful government of Afghanistan
(COMMENT: Political parties exist to help elect candidates who can and will defend and advance their platform. The Republican Party should not recognize organizations, candidates, elected officials, etc. as being Republican if they do not defend and advance the Republican Party platform.)
https://www.bizpacreview.com/2021/09/02/state-department-sidesteps-question-on-recognizing-taliban-as-the-rightful-government-of-afghanistan-1128226/

LEGAL INSURRECTION
— Notre Dame Rejects Criticism of Leprechaun Mascot From Cancel Culture Mob. “A heritage that we regard with respect, loyalty, and affection.” – Mike LaChance
https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/09/notre-dame-rejects-criticism-of-leprechaun-mascot-from-cancel-culture-mob/
— ‘Fact Checkers’ Play Word Games To Deny Biden Dozed Off During Meeting With Israeli PM
https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/09/fact-checkers-play-word-games-to-deny-biden-dozed-off-during-meeting-with-israeli-pm/

THE HILL
— Biden attempts to turn page on Afghanistan with domestic refocus – ALEX GANGITANO AND MORGAN CHALFANT
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/570472-biden-attempts-to-turn-page-on-afghanistan-with-domestic-refocus

YAHOO NEWS
— Texas Republicans push proposal to punish tech platforms they say censor conservatives – Nihal Krishan
(COMMENT: Since 2000, my critics/opponents hint/imply/argue/shout that because I am a Republican Precinct Committeeman, the following can and should censure me for my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters: Milton Township Republican Organization (MTRO), DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois Republican Party. Previously, when I was a chairman of TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, when I was a member of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce (WCC) Government Affairs Committee (GAC), when I was a member of the Illinois Center Right Coalition (ICRC) Steering Committee, and when I was a member of the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) Midwest Chapter (MC) board of directors, my critics/opponents hinted/implied/argued/shouted that the aforesaid organizations can and should censure me. In 2006, they almost succeeded in getting ICRC to censure me. They succeeded in getting TAPROOT to get rid of me in 2012, WCC GAC in 2010, MTRO as MTRO’S webmaster in 2010 and 2004, ICRC in 2007, and AAPC MC in 2004.)
https://news.yahoo.com/texas-republicans-push-proposal-punish-011600929.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— House Democrats Promote Cheney to No. 2 Post on Jan. 6 Inquiry Panel. The move was unusual in the House, where the majority party typically gives such roles to one of its own. The Wyoming Republican has been a vocal critic of Donald J. Trump. – Luke Broadwater
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/02/us/liz-cheney-jan-6-committee.html
— The Taliban Must Overcome Big Obstacles to Obtain International Recognition – Steven Erlanger
(COMMENT: I should write a book about how the following treated TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois 2005-2012 and Illinois Center Right Coalition 2003-2007: a) Illinois Republican Party, b) DuPage County Republican Central Committee, c) Milton Township Republican Organization, d) Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct, e) their political consultants, f) their major donors, g) their fundraisers, h) their campaign managers, i) their campaign staff members, j) their campaign volunteers, k) conservative leaders; and l) religious leaders.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/01/world/asia/taliban-un-afghanistan-us.html

WASHINGTON POST
— Dislike gerrymandering? Then the proposed map from Illinois Democrats should be appalling. – Henry Olsen
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/09/01/dislike-gerrymandering-then-proposed-map-illinois-democrats-should-be-appalling/

USA TODAY
— Reporting on race revives bitter memory – Antonia Hylton
(COMMENT: Of course, putting GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters together and sending them out each and every morning and each and every evening revives many bitter memories of the many adverse actions that the following have taken against me: a) the leaders of the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, and Wheaton Park District; b) Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct, their political consultants, their major donors, their fundraisers, their campaign managers, their campaign staff members, and their campaign volunteers; c) conservative leaders; d) religious leaders; e) voters in my precinct; f) those who I have sued; h) my Democrat superiors in the federal government; i) etc.)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/voices/2021/09/02/nbc-southlake-podcast-renewed-memories-reporter-antonia-hylton/5680885001/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Taliban’s Promises of Tolerance in Afghanistan Often Don’t Match Reality. From executions of rivals to restrictions on women’s rights, the new Taliban look a lot like the old Taliban.  Abdul Baqi Haqqani, the Taliban’s acting minister for higher education, said last week that the movement would ban male and female students from studying together at universities. – Sune Engel Rasmussen and Ehsanullah Amiri
(COMMENT: From what I see, ever-increasingly, leaders of the following are less tolerant of conservatives, that is, less tolerant of platform Republicans: Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, and Wheaton Park District.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/talibans-promises-of-tolerance-in-afghanistan-often-dont-match-reality-11630506729
— Biden’s Ugly Defense of His Afghan Failure. His lie-loaded speech caps off a debacle that could sink his party in 2022 and 2024. – Karl Rove
https://www.wsj.com/articles/biden-afghanistan-9-11-taliban-terrorist-attack-2024-presidential-election-2022-midterms-11630524263
— Can Congress Tax Wealth by ‘Deeming’ It Income? A challenge to a 2017 law could shut the door to Elizabeth Warren’s far more ambitious levy. – David B. Rivkin Jr. and Andrew M. Grossman
https://www.wsj.com/articles/congress-tax-wealth-courts-constitution-moore-agrawal-kisankraft-elizabeth-warren-11630529642
— NOVEMBER 17, 2015 FLASHBACK: The Illusion of Being Too Conservative to Win – Peter Nichols, Morristown, N.J.
(COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, Independents and Independent plants, and RINOs hint/argue/imply/shout that because me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters are “too conservative” and even worse things, the following should reject me and reject my newsletters: a) the leaders of the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, and Wheaton Park District; b) Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct, their political consultants, their major donors, their fundraisers, their campaign managers, their campaign staff members, and their campaign volunteers; c) conservative leaders; d) religious leaders; e) voters in my precinct; f) etc.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-illusion-of-being-too-conservative-to-win-1447793772

FORBES
— COMMENT: Democrats and RINOs use COVID-19 to promote illegal immigration.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/andyjsemotiuk/2021/09/01/immigrants-slow-to-get-covid-19-vaccine-as-impediments-block-their-access/
— Social Media Influencer Suing Facebook And Twitter… And Biden – Peter Suciu
(COMMENT: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes slander me and my slander my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters as being “too conservative.” For those who know that me and my newsletters are not “too conservative,” my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes hint/imply/argue/shout that I am a White supremacist, Nazi, KKK member, hater, racist, sexist, bigot, and even worse things who should be gotten rid of once and for all. Needless-to-say, I should sue my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes for slander. I would stress the adverse actions that the following have taken against me: a) the leaders of the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, and Wheaton Park District; b) Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct, their political consultants, their major donors, their fundraisers, their campaign managers, their campaign staff members, and their campaign volunteers; c) conservative leaders; d) religious leaders; e) voters in my precinct; f) etc.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/petersuciu/2021/09/01/social-media-influencer-suing-facebook-and-twitter/

FAST COMPANY
— Job Seekers: Make sure you know these vital tips to ensure your background check is accurate – KEVIN NEUDECKER
(COMMENT: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes stress and affirm the adverse actions that my Democrat superiors in the federal government took 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 $20,361 (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 to resign in 1969 and disallowed my sick leave requests in 1969 and 1968.)
https://www.fastcompany.com/90671452/jobseekers-make-sure-you-know-these-vital-tips-to-ensure-your-background-check-is-accurate

LAW
— Who’s Got Your Back? How Mentorship Can Promote Real Inclusion And Retioion
(COMMENT: My Democrat IRS superiors got rid of my IRS mentor who had promoted me in 1972, 1973, and 1974. My Democrat GAO superiors got rid of my GAO mentor who had hired me in 1980, got me assigned to audits of IRS in 1986, and got me promoted to GS-13 (currently $102,188/year) in 1986.)
https://www.law.com/2021/08/17/whos-got-your-back-how-mentorship-can-promote-real-inclusion-and-retention/

WFLX
— How much diversity is in your child’s ‘must read’ list? (COMMENT: Democrats and RINOs use diversity to promote hated against Republicans.)
https://www.wflx.com/2021/09/01/how-much-diversity-is-your-childs-must-read-list/

WGLR
— A national debt: Should government compensate for slavery and racism?
(COMMENT: Affirmative Action, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are reparations. Democrats make Republicans pay the price of reparations. How much reparations have the Democrats made you pay? In 1997, the Democrats who ran GAO forced me to take their early retirement “offer” so that they could give my job and my preferred corner office to my Black Democrat subordinate, which they did. Previously, to give preference to my Democrat coworkers and subordinates who minority, female, and or younger, they 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 $20,361 (21%) pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO in 1980.)
https://www.wglr.com/2021/09/02/a-national-debt-should-government-compensate-for-slavery-and-racism/

NATIONAL LAW REVIEW
— Combating Whistleblower Retaliation: How to Maximize Your Recovery
(COMMENT: While I worked for the Democrats who GAO 1980-1997, IRS 1971-1980, and Post Office 1966-1969, I blew the whistle on political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, religious discrimination, nation origin discrimination, and age discrimination. I should write a book about that.)
https://www.natlawreview.com/article/combating-whistleblower-retaliation-how-to-maximize-your-recovery
(FROM THE ARTICLE: All too often, whistleblowers who disclose fraud to their employers, law enforcement, or government agencies suffer retaliation by their employers. Whistleblower retaliation takes a serious toll on whistleblowers both financially and emotionally, including an inability to pay living expenses, reputational harm, alienation, blacklisting, and emotional distress. Whistleblower protection laws can provide a potent remedy, but before bringing a retaliation claim, it is crucial to assess the options under federal and state law and develop a strategy to achieve the optimal recovery. Key issues to consider include the scope of protected whistleblowing, the burden of proof, the damages that a prevailing whistleblower can recover, the forum where the claim would be litigated, and the impact of the retaliation claim on a whistleblower rewards claim.)

NEWSWEEK
— Pro-Trump Republicans Call Kinzinger, Cheney ‘Spies for the Democrats’ Over 1/6 Commission – JASON LEMON
(COMMENT: I should sue those who have hinted that I am a spy for the Democrats.)
https://www.newsweek.com/pro-trump-republicans-call-kinzinger-cheney-spies-democrats-over-1-6-commission-1625413

AXIOS
— Over 20,000 Afghans evacuated from Kabul have arrived in the U.S. – Dave Lawler
(COMMENT: Of course, Democrats will do everything that they can to make these Afghans hate Republicans.)
https://www.axios.com/how-many-afghans-evacuated-us-bases-cb2c745a-220a-41b3-b952-748204816476.html

NATION
— Religion, war and terrorism – Atle Hetland
(COMMENT: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have taken many adverse actions against me. Do they want me to take adverse actions against them? Should I take adverse actions against them?)
https://nation.com.pk/02-Sep-2021/religion-war-and-terrorism
(FROM THE ARTICLE: “do unto others what we want others to do unto us.”)

GUARDIAN
— Staggering US wealth inequality heaps long-term harm on to minority children. Black children have access to just 1 cent for every dollar enjoyed by their white counterparts, new research shows, and Hispanic kids fare little better. – Ed Pilkington
(COMMENT: Expect that ever-increasingly, Democrats will call for government a) to take more and more and more opportunities, income, and wealth away from White Republican males and b) to give those opportunities, that income, and that wealth to Democrat minorities, Democrat females, Democrat young people, Democrat LGBTQers, illegals, Democrats who are not married, Democrats who have financial, health, and/or other problems, Democrats who are not Christian, Protestant, Italian American, and/or German American, and/or Democrats whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time.)
https://www.theguardian.com/inequality/2021/sep/02/us-wealth-inequality-black-hispanic-children

August 31 Morning Edition

ABC7
— Chicago cites 20 businesses for mask mandate violations
https://abc7chicago.com/health/chicago-cites-20-businesses-for-mask-mandate-violations/10989924/

CBS2
— Massive School Bus Driver Shortage At CPS Had Family Spending $36 For Student’s 9-Mile Lyft Ride Home – Charlie De Mar
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/08/30/chicago-public-schools-bus-driver-shortage-lyft-ride/

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Police academy to churn out conveyor belt of classes to fill 877 sworn police vacancies. By July 31, 640 Chicago Police officers already had put in their retirement papers this year. Budget Director Susie Park told aldermen on Monday she expects that attrition rate to rise to 725 officers by year’s end. – Fran Spielman
(COMMENT: IRS and GAO provide their employees with lots of training. All of the first 6 months that I worked for IRS in 1971 was classroom and on-the-job training.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2021/8/30/22648954/chicago-police-vacancies-officer-retirements-academy-recruits-overtime-training-covid

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Dems tweak legislative maps again. Illinois lawmakers are expected to vote later this week on district boundaries that have changed from those approved in May. – GREG HINZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/illinois-legislative-maps-change-again-vote-coming-later-week
— This new law means a windfall for Illinois taxpayers. A major tax break Pritzker quietly signed into a law targets the unpopular SALT cap. Here’s who benefits and who doesn’t. – Greg Hinz
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/major-illinois-tax-break-becomes-law

NPR ILLINOIS
— Advocacy Groups Claim Deja Vu And GOP Hopes For Major Court Intervention – Hannah Meisel
https://www.nprillinois.org/statehouse/2021-08-31/dems-forge-ahead-with-redistricting-redo-while-community-advocacy-groups-claim-deja-vu-and-gop-hopes-for-major-court-intervention

FOX ST. LOUIS
— Illinois ranks among ’10 least hard-working states’ – Tiffany Hudson
https://fox2now.com/news/illinois/illinois-ranks-among-10-least-hard-working-states/

CENTER SQUARE ILLINOIS
— Hundreds of Afghans refugees coming to Illinois after Taliban takeover – Kevin Bessler
(COMMENT: How many Afghan refugees have the following secretly agreed to accept: your county, your township, your municipality, your school district, and your church? Where is the money going to come from to house them, feed them, clothe them, provide them with medical care, teach them English, educate them, provide them with vehicles, etc.? Of course, Democrats will do everything that they can to make them hate Republicans.)
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/hundreds-of-afghans-refugees-coming-to-illinois-after-taliban-takeover/article_e8c785f0-09be-11ec-b93d-db865c99d9f6.html
— County judge enjoins Illinois school from excluding student without quarantine order – Greg Bishop
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/county-judge-enjoins-illinois-school-from-excluding-student-without-quarantine-order/article_d50bf4e6-09dd-11ec-82fa-5f116ffeb62e.html
— Illinois taxpayers on the hook for pension double-dippers – Kevin Bessler
(COMMENT: Of course, because I got both Social Security and Civil Service Retirement System full-time credit while I worked part-time for the Park Forest Post Office 1966-1969 and driving new cars (1966 Pontiac Tempest Sprint, 1968 Oldsmobile 442, and 1969 Dodge Charger SE) while my peers were dying in Vietnam, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always been furious.)
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/illinois-taxpayers-on-the-hook-for-pension-double-dippers/article_37233406-09d3-11ec-b4ef-cbf22cd17503.html

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Conservative politics after Afghanistan. Americans need to vote not only on domestic issues, but foreign policy as well. – James Jay Carafano
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/aug/30/conservative-politics-after-afghanistan/

FOX NEWS
— School board members look for exits as meetings get heated over CRT, other topics. Critical race theory has been the center of debate in DC and local school districts. – Edmund DeMarche
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/school-board-meetings-across-the-u-s-get-hostile-some-members-are-calling-it-quits
— Christian scholars rip psychology study claiming that LGBTQ activism poses no threat to Christians. Christian scholars vociferously disagreed with a Journal of Personality and Social Psychology study – Tyler O’Neil
(COMMENT: Those who promote LGBTQ have done the most a) to defeat Republican candidates in Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, and Wheaton and b) to destroy the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Park District, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Wheaton Downtown Association, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Illinois Center Right Coalition, etc.)
https://www.foxnews.com/faith-values/christian-scholars-psychology-study-lgbtq-activism-poses-no-threat-christians

AMERICAN THINKER
— ‘Long-held Doubts about Biden’s Ability’ – Christopher Chantrill
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2021/08/longheld_doubts_about_bidens_ability.html

BREITBART
— Michael Savage: Biden’s Afghanistan Disaster Is ‘Terror’s Greatest Victory in My Lifetime’ – JOSHUA CAPLAN
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/08/30/exclusive-michael-savage-bidens-afghanistan-disaster-is-terrors-greatest-victory-in-my-lifetime/

BLAZE
— Nearly 90 retired generals and admirals call on Gen. Milley and Gen. Austin to resign over Afghanistan disaster – CARLOS GARCIA
https://www.theblaze.com/news/generals-admirals-milley-austin-resign

DAILY CALLER
— ‘Derelict In His Duty’: New York Post Editorial Board Calls On Gen. Milley To Resign – VARUN HUKERI
https://dailycaller.com/2021/08/30/new-york-post-editorial-board-milley-resign-afghanistan-bagram/

DAILY SIGNAL
— Louisiana teacher fired after speaking out against the teaching of critical race theory, gender identity ideology, and mask mandates in his school district. – Virginia Allen
(COMMENT: I was fired, that is, I was forced to take early retirement, because I was an active member in a class action lawsuit that charged my superiors with reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and retaliation.)
https://www.dailysignal.com/2021/08/30/teacher-fired-after-speaking-against-gender-identity-critical-race-theory-and-mask-mandates/

DAILY WIRE
— Here Are More Teachers Who Said They Would Violate The Law To Teach CRT. Is Your Town On The List? – Luke Rosiak
https://www.dailywire.com/news/here-are-more-teachers-who-said-they-would-violate-the-law-to-teach-crt

REAL CLEAR POLITICS
— Biden and His Generals Must Be Held to Account – John Kass
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/2021/08/29/biden_and_his_generals_must_be_held_to_account_550435.html
— Joe Rogan: As Soon As You Give Politicians Any Power That Didn’t Exist Before They Are Not Going To Give It Up – Ian Schwartz
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2021/08/30/joe_rogan_as_soon_as_you_give_politicians_any_power_that_didnt_exist_before_they_are_not_going_to_give_it_up.html

NATIONAL REVIEW
— Pushback on Critical Race Theory Starts with the States – WILLIAM A. JACOBSON
https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/08/pushback-on-critical-race-theory-starts-with-the-states/

TALKING POINTS MEMO
— COMMENT: Since at least the 1970s, moderates, that is, RINOs, have dominated the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Milton Township Republican Organization. The aforesaid reject the traditional marriage/family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving), and/or other planks in the Republican Party platform. The aforesaid promote dependency on government, dependency on charity, LGBTQ, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, booze, gambling, pot, and other vices, diminishment of First and Second Amendment rights, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, BLM, CRT, 1619, reparations, and even worse things. The aforesaid destroy those like me a) who they cannot manipulate/dominate, b) who refuse to glorify and praise them, c) who refuse to pander to them, d) who refuse to serve as one of their operatives or dupes, e) who refuse to cover up their wrongdoing, and/or f) who refuse to give them money. The aforesaid despise if not hate conservatives, that is, the aforesaid despise if not hate Republicans. I should write a book about the leaders of the aforesaid.
https://talkingpointsmemo.com/cafe/theres-no-such-thing-as-a-moderate-republican-in-2021-it-wasnt-always-this-way

EPOCH TIMES
— ‘Hundreds’ of Americans Still in Afghanistan After Last Military Flight – ISABEL VAN BRUGEN
https://www.theepochtimes.com/mkt_morningbrief/hundreds-of-americans-still-in-afghanistan-after-last-military-flight-centcom_3972484.html
— CANADA: Voters Should Demand Politicians Address Affordability, Say Experts – Andrew Chen
(COMMENTS: What has helped you afford things? During my lifetime, I have spent far less on immediate pleasures and far more on tuition and books than what my peers spent. My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes stress the new cars, real estate, tuition and books, collector cars, etc. that I have spent money on. According to them, I could afford to buy more a) because I avoided the draft, b) because the federal government grossly overpaid me, c) because of my wife’s income, d) because we gave up trying to have children, we did not adopt, and we did not become foster parents, and e) I do not give money to a church.)
https://www.theepochtimes.com/voters-should-demand-politicians-address-affordability-say-experts_3967320.html

THE HILL
— As 9/11 anniversary looms, Biden surrenders America’s counterterrorism quest – ANDREW C. MCCARTHY
(COMMENT: To justify their giving Afghanistan to the Taliban, expect that Democrats will ever-increasingly hint/imply/argue/shout that conservatives in America are far worse than the Taliban.)
https://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/569979-as-9-11-anniversary-looms-biden-surrenders-americas-counterterrorism

POLITICO
— The Taliban’s 3-step path to (possible) recognition – ALEXANDER WARD and QUINT FORGEY
(COMMENT: To justify their giving Afghanistan to the Taliban, expect that Democrats will ever-increasingly hint/imply/argue/shout that conservatives in America are far worse than the Taliban.)
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/national-security-daily/2021/08/30/the-talibans-3-step-path-to-possible-recognition-494177

CBS NEWS
— Illinois Democrats set to OK new legislative maps over criticism – AP
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/illinois-democrats-legislative-maps-redistricting/

CNN
— Kinzinger reacts to Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, the top general of US Central Command, saying the Taliban were “very pragmatic and business like” during the final phases of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan.
(COMMENT: Far too many Republican leaders in Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, and Wheaton a) do not understand that Democrats are moral relativists who believe that their end justifies their means, b) do not know how nasty, vicious, and even worse things that Democrats can be, and c) have never worked for, worked with, or supervised Democrats. I worked for Democrats and worked with Democrats in the federal government for almost 30 years and I supervised Democrats for many years while I worked for IRS and GAO.)
https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2021/08/30/gen-mckenzie-taliban-pragmatic-rep-kinzinger-reaction-bts-lead-vpx.cnn

REUTERS
— Americans give Biden low marks on Afghanistan pullout: Reuters/Ipsos poll – Chris Kahn and James Oliphant
(COMMENT: To justify their giving Afghanistan to the Taliban, expect that Democrats will ever-increasingly hint/imply/argue/shout that conservatives in America are far worse than the Taliban.)
https://www.reuters.com/world/us/americans-give-biden-low-marks-afghanistan-pullout-want-see-evacuations-through-2021-08-30/

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— Hurricane Ida traps Louisianans, shatters the power grid – REBECCA SANTANA, JAY REEVES and KEVIN McGILL
(COMMENT: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always extremely critical of my judgment. I should write a book about those who have been especially critical of my having a whole house natural gas fired backup electric generator installed.)
https://www.news-herald.com/2021/08/30/hurricane-ida-traps-louisianans-shatters-the-power-grid/

NEW YORK TIMES
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: Taliban Cheer as Longest War Concludes – Adam Nossiter and Eric Schmitt
(COMMENT: To justify their giving Afghanistan to the Taliban, expect that Democrats will ever-increasingly hint/imply/argue/shout that conservatives in America are far worse than the Taliban.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/30/world/asia/afghanistan-us-occupation-ends.html
— (ILLEGAL ALIEN) Gets Life in Prison for the Murder of Mollie Tibbetts – Neil Vigdor
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/30/us/mollie-tibbets-murder-life-sentence.html
— Are Censures of Politicians a Form of Free Speech or a Threat to It? The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments this fall on whether the censure of an elected official in Houston ran afoul of the First Amendment. – Adam Liptak
(DIERSEN: Since 2000, my critics/opponents hint/imply/argue/shout that because I am a Republican Precinct Committeeman, the following can and should censure me: Milton Township Republican Organization (MTRO), DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois Republican Party. Previously, when I was a chairman of TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, when I was a member of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce (WCC) Government Affairs Committee (GAC), when I was a member of the Illinois Center Right Coalition (ICRC) Steering Committee, and when I was a member of the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) Midwest Chapter (MC) board of directors, my critics/opponents hinted/implied/argued/shouted that the aforesaid organizations can and should censure me. In 2006, they almost succeeded in getting ICRC to censure me. They succeeded in getting TAPROOT to get rid of me in 2012, WCC GAC in 2010, MTRO as MTRO’S webmaster in 2010 and 2004, ICRC in 2007, and AAPC MC in 2004.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/30/us/censures-free-speech.html

WASHINGTON POST
— For Biden, ‘forever war’ isn’t over, just entering a new, perilous phase – Ashley Parker
(COMMENT: To justify their giving Afghanistan to the Taliban, expect that Democrats will ever-increasingly hint/imply/argue/shout that conservatives in America are far worse than the Taliban.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/for-biden-forever-war-isnt-over-just-entering-a-new-perilous-phase/2021/08/30/d4690cae-09ab-11ec-a6dd-296ba7fb2dce_story.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Biden’s Vainglory Brings Abject Humiliation in Afghanistan. ‘America is back,’ the president said in February, promising to ‘live . . . by the power of our example.’ – Gerard Baker
(COMMENT: To justify their giving Afghanistan to the Taliban, expect that Democrats will ever-increasingly hint/imply/argue/shout that conservatives in America are far worse than the Taliban.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/bidens-vainglory-humiliation-afghanistan-withdrawal-evacuation-taliban-kabul-crisis-11630346559
— Biden’s Afghan Best-Case Scenario The president’s party may squeak through 2022, but America’s enemies won’t let him go so easily. – Walter Russell Mead
(COMMENT: To justify their giving Afghanistan to the Taliban, expect that Democrats will ever-increasingly hint/imply/argue/shout that conservatives in America are far worse than the Taliban.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/biden-afghanistan-withdrawal-best-case-scenario-china-russia-iran-2022-midterms-11630356917
— Russia and China Eye a Retreating U.S. Beijing will push for more sway in Pakistan; Moscow will try in Central Asia’s former Soviet republics. – John Bolton
https://www.wsj.com/articles/russia-china-biden-iran-retreat-afghanistan-withdrawal-jihadist-taiwan-jcpoa-nuclear-11630336971
— U.S. Covid-19 Hospitalizations Approach a Peak as Delta Variant Spreads. Patients are younger, and disparities across race and ethnicity persist as hospitalizations soar. – Melanie Evans, Andrew Mollica, Anthony DeBarros and Jon Kamp
https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-covid-19-hospitalizations-approach-a-peak-as-delta-variant-spreads-11630155627

BLOOMBERG
— Taliban Call for Good Ties With U.S. After 20-Year War Ends
(COMMENT: To justify their giving Afghanistan to the Taliban, expect that Democrats will ever-increasingly hint/imply/argue/shout that conservatives in America are far worse than the Taliban.)
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-08-31/taliban-calls-for-good-ties-with-u-s-after-20-year-war-ends
— Higher Prices Are Here, Whether or Not You Call It Inflation. While economists hold their lofty debates about the bigger picture, down on the ground things cost more now, and that’s tough for a lot of Americans. – Justin Fox
https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-08-30/higher-prices-are-here-whether-or-not-you-call-it-inflation

NEWSWEEK
— Teacher ‘Removed’ After Having Students Pledge LGBTQ Flag Over ‘Uncomfortable’ U.S. Flag – KATHERINE FUNG
https://www.newsweek.com/teacher-removed-after-having-students-pledge-lgbtq-flag-over-uncomfortable-us-flag-1624350

NPR
— The Taliban Is Celebrating Its Takeover Now That The U.S. Withdrawal Is Complete – AP
(COMMENT: To justify their giving Afghanistan to the Taliban, expect that Democrats will ever-increasingly hint/imply/argue/shout that conservatives in America are far worse than the Taliban.)
https://www.npr.org/2021/08/30/1032656612/taliban-afghanistan-american-forces-withdrawal

GAINESVILLE SUN
— Trumpism has exploited the frustration, hopelessness of marginalized conservatives – Michael Stephens
(COMMENT: Since at least the 1970s, moderates, that is, RINOs, have dominated the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Milton Township Republican Organization. The aforesaid reject the traditional marriage/family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving), and/or other planks in the Republican Party platform. The aforesaid promote dependency on government, dependency on charity, LGBTQ, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, booze, gambling, pot, and other vices, diminishment of First and Second Amendment rights, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, BLM, CRT, 1619, reparations, and even worse things. The aforesaid destroy those like me a) who they cannot manipulate/dominate, b) who refuse to glorify and praise them, c) who refuse to pander to them, d) who refuse to serve as one of their operatives or dupes, e) who refuse to cover up their wrongdoing, and/or f) who refuse to give them money. The aforesaid despise if not hate conservatives, that is, the aforesaid despise if not hate Republicans. I should write a book about the leaders of the aforesaid.)
https://www.gainesville.com/story/opinion/2021/08/26/michael-stephens-bitter-fruit-trumpism/8215595002/

JACKSONVILLE JOURNAL COURIER
— The ‘woke’ goal is to cancel Democracy – Joe Guzzardi
(COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, Democrats use “democracy” to destroy individuals, to destroy organizations, to destroy companies, to destroy governments, and to destroy countries that are conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.myjournalcourier.com/opinion/article/Commentary-Joe-Guzzardi-The-woke-goal-16424288.php

LAS VEGAS REVIEW JOURNAL
— Making excuses for illegal immigration – John Pierog, Kingman, Arizona
https://www.reviewjournal.com/opinion/letters/letter-making-excuses-for-illegal-immigration-2430360/

DESERET NEWS
— Welcome to ‘woke’ university. Is illiberal campus activism redefining American values? – Robby Soave
https://www.deseret.com/2021/8/30/22643455/welcome-to-woke-university-cancel-culture-campus-speakers-shouted-down-political-protest-college

COUNT ON 2
— York County Republican Party voted Thursday night to censure Senator Lindsey Graham – Kevin Accettulla
(COMMENT: Constructively, the following organizations have censured me many times since 2000 for my using GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters to promote the traditional marriage/family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, and/or equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) planks in the Republican Party platform: Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, Wheaton Park District, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Illinois Center Right Coalition, and American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter.)
https://www.counton2.com/news/national-news/york-county-gop-votes-to-censure-lindsey-graham-for-american-jobs-plan-vote/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The York County Republican Party voted Thursday night to censure Senator Lindsey Graham for his vote on the American Jobs Plan and the American Jobs Plan. The party voted to censure him for “voting contrary to conservative ideals,” when he voted to move the American Jobs Plan forward in July and August, according to the party. 83% of the members voted to censure him. “Senator Graham has turned his back on the Republican Party Platform, those who worked to get him elected, and has put America’s interest’s second to China, and the rise of Marxism in the United States,” the party claimed. The party also said Graham’s vote advances Critical Race Theory and broadband “equity mandates” which it claims would hurt South Carolina and increase taxes.)

JD SURPA
— Can Employers Charge Higher Group Medical Insurance Premiums for Unvaccinated Employees? (COMMENT: Employers should charge higher health insurance premiums for their employees who smoke cigarette/cigars, drink lots of booze, use pot, and/or otherwise abuse their bodies.)
https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/can-employers-charge-higher-group-3047475/

FORD AUTHORITY
— Ford Dealers Will Not Finish Chip-Deprived Vehicles, Unless Crisis Gets Worse – Brett Foote
https://fordauthority.com/2021/08/ford-dealers-will-not-finish-chip-deprived-vehicles-unless-crisis-gets-worse/

LGBTQ NATION
— Ford distributor in Germany debuts “Very Gay Raptor” F-150 pickup. The car company created the new gold and rainbow-colored #VeryGayRaptor truck as a clapback to haters louder than any social media post could be. – Bil Browning
(DIERSEN: LGBTQ-promoters want Ford a) stop selling to those who do not promote LGBTQ, b) to stop hiring those who do not promote LGBTQ, and c) to fire its employees who do not promote LGBTQ.)
https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2021/08/ford-debuts-gay-raptor-f-150-pickup/

August 26 Morning Edition

ABC7
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON CHICAGO TIGHTENS: Chicago robberies: CPD warns of supposedly armed suspects stealing Divvy bikes from riders in Loop
https://abc7chicago.com/cpd-warns-of-supposedly-armed-suspects-stealing-divvy-bikes-in-loop/10977104/

CBS2
— ‘You Might As Well Do The Pony Express:’ Chicago Woman Mails Three Certified Letters Which Have Not Arrived At Their Destinations Weeks Or Even Months Later – Lauren Victory
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/08/25/usps-chicago-certified-letters-not-arriving/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison has COVID-19 breakthrough case
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-cook-county-commissioner-covid-breakthough-case-20210826-y6et5b7ln5eqvl2kivdgx6hjhe-story.html
— Pritzker, mask mandate target of Oak Lawn school board member’s lawsuit – MIKE NOLAN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-oak-lawn-school-board-member-pritzker-lawsuit-st-0825-20210825-df6l2fxrrrejxbbcf5s2v6f4ta-story.html
— Triton faculty protest board’s lack of attention to diversity issues, vote no confidence on vice president – BOB CHIARITO
(COMMENT: My Democrat superiors and supervisors in the federal government acted like their Democrat employees who were minority, female, younger, and/or veteran always wanted them to do more to get rid of their Republican employees who were White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elmwood-park/ct-elm-triton-diversity-tl-0902-20210825-5dvwfywqbjgclilwxs67mf5ihq-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Black Caucus mapmaker wants to preserve 18 majority African-American wards. In the 2020 Census, Hispanics became Chicago’s largest minority. Their population increased to 819,518. Chicago’s Black population dropped by 86,413 — to 801,195. And the city’s white population dropped by 226,578, to 986,280. – Fran Spielman
(COMMENT: What about preserving wards that are majority White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2021/8/25/22641957/2020-census-results-chicago-population-city-council-ward-map-black-caucus-hispanic-mapmaker

QUAD CITY TIMES
— Republican Glen Evans running for Illinois state Senate – Sarah Hayden
https://qctimes.com/news/local/government-and-politics/elections/republican-glen-evans-running-for-illinois-state-senate/article_92e9a5b7-fd2e-5a12-861e-b66019350a0c.html

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS
— Edgar Fellows – followers or leaders? – Jim Nowlan
https://www.effinghamdailynews.com/opinion/columns/jim-nowlan-guest-columnist-edgar-fellows-followers-or-leaders/article_a07f5684-0206-11ec-8563-ef1922a1700e.html

FOX ILLINOIS
— Bill aims to ban workplace firings for positive marijuana tests – Jakob Emerson
(COMMENT: To use pot is to impair yourself.)
https://foxillinois.com/news/local/bill-aims-to-ban-workplace-firings-for-positive-marijuana-tests

CWB CHICAGO
— Two hour response time for robbery? No cops available for a man shot on the street? Detectives pulled from cases to patrol Lollapalooza? Welcome to Chicago 2021.
https://cwbchicago.com/2021/08/two-hour-response-time-for-robbery-no-cops-available-for-a-man-shot-on-the-street-detectives-pulled-from-cases-to-patrol-lollapalooza-welcome-to-chicago-2021.html

CENTER SQUARE ILLINOIS
— Critics of mask mandate say Pritzker acting like a ‘king’ with ‘mafia’ tactics – Greg Bishop
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/critics-of-mask-mandate-say-pritzker-acting-like-a-king-with-mafia-tactics/article_a284ba5c-05e2-11ec-81af-171d694c5283.html

PALOS PATCH
— Sean Morrison Announces He Has Breakthrough COVID Infection. Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison is experience mild COVID symptoms and is in quarantine with his family. – Lorraine Swanson
https://patch.com/illinois/palos/sean-morrison-announces-he-has-breakthrough-covid-infection

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Illegals from 55-64 Now Eligible for Medicaid
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2021/08/25/illegals-from-55-64-can-now-eligible-for-medicaid/

WIREPOINTS
— While Illinoisans are distracted, politicians run up the bill. Keep an eye on your district’s teachers contract. – Ted Dabrowski and John Klingner
https://wirepoints.org/while-illinoisans-are-distracted-politicians-run-up-the-bill-keep-an-eye-on-your-districts-teachers-contract-wirepoints/
— Gov. Pritzker is brazenly two-faced on ‘local control’ over COVID issues – Mark Glennon
https://wirepoints.org/gov-pritzker-is-brazenly-two-faced-on-local-control-over-covid-issues-wirepoints/

ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE
— PRITZKER’S RECORD: 24 TAX, FEE HIKES TAKING $5.24 BILLION MORE FROM ILLINOISANS – Adam Schuster and Patrick Andriesen
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/pritzkers-record-24-tax-fee-hikes-taking-5-24-billion-more-from-illinoisans/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— ‘Leave immediately’: State Department warns Americans at Kabul airport amid terror threat – Ben Wolfgang
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/aug/25/state-department-warns-americans-kabul-airport-ami/
— Get the shot or else: Corporate America, health companies put teeth behind vaccine mandates. Delta Airlines imposes fee, United says get vaccinated or get out. – Tom Howell Jr.
(COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, while I worked for the Democrats who ran GAO 1980-1997, they made it clear that they wanted to get rid of their employees who were Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who they had nor promoted to GS-13 (currently $102,188) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $120,755) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $142,041) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $172,500) by age 40. Extremely few GAO employees make the aforesaid promotion deadlines.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/aug/26/get-the-shot-or-else-corporate-america-health-comp/

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— Biden Agenda Hangs by a Thread – Editorial
https://freebeacon.com/biden-administration/biden-agenda-hangs-by-a-thread/

FOX NEWS
— Loudoun residents ask judge to remove controversial school board member amid battle over critical race theory. Loudoun County, Virginia, residents are trying to recall a majority of the school board. – Sam Dorman
(COMMENT: Will my critics/opponents ask a judge a) to stop me from sending out GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters and/or b) to remove me as a Republican Precinct Committeeman? This year, my critics/opponents stopped me from raising funds from Republicans so that Republicans could help sponsor Wheaton’s Independence Day parade and fireworks. Previously, my critics/opponents ended my TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairmanship, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee membership, Milton Township Republican Organization webmaster service, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee membership, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board membership, GAO employment, etc. I should write a book about my critics/opponents and the adverse actions that they have taken against me. They would love it. They are extremely proud of their unbridled hatred of me.)
https://www.foxnews.com/us/loudoun-beth-barts-school-board-recall-critical-race-theory

ACCURACY IN MEDIA
— Exposed: government funding and much more to push Critical Race Theory – Justin Katz
https://www.aim.org/aim-column/exposed-government-funding-and-much-more-to-push-critical-race-theory/

BREITBART
— Verizon Diversity Training Teaches America, Capitalism Are Racist – PAUL BOIS
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/08/26/report-verizon-diversity-training-teaches-america-capitalism-are-racist/
— Polls: Few Democrats See Migration, Amnesty as Top Problem – NEIL MUNRO
https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2021/08/25/polls-few-democrats-see-migration-amnesty-top-problem/

DAILY WIRE
— After Pledging They Would Violate Law To Teach CRT, Teachers Scramble To Hide Evidence – Luke Rosiak
https://www.dailywire.com/news/teachers-pledge-violate-law-crt-hide-evidence
— U.S. Leaving Behind 75,000 Vehicles, 600,000 Weapons, 208 Aircraft In Afghanistan, Watchdog Says – Joseph Curl
https://www.dailywire.com/news/u-s-leaving-behind-75000-vehicles-600000-weapons-208-aircraft-in-afghanistan-watchdog-says
— Only 22% Of Cable ‘News’ Is News: Study – Ben Johnson
https://www.dailywire.com/news/only-22-of-cable-news-is-news-study
(FROM THE ARTICLE: A new study has found that the vast majority of cable news broadcasts feature opinion, analysis, and spin instead of hard news. Hard news — defined as a statement of facts, or on-the-spot reporting — amounts to just 22.3% of all footage aired on cable news networks. That amounts to nine minutes, 15 seconds of hard news for every hour of broadcasting. Each hour of broadcasting on cable news networks contains nearly twice as much commercial time than hard news. Interviews with newsmakers account for another 16% of broadcast news time.)

REAL CLEAR POLICY
— Illinoisans Paid Almost as Much on Unemployment as at Work – Bryce Hill
(COMMENT: My $54,864 Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) pension is only 41% of what my GAO salary was in 1997 in today’s dollars –  $132,845. In today’s dollars, my CSRS pension is less that what my IRS salary was in 1972 when I was 23 years old.)
https://www.realclearpolicy.com/articles/2021/08/25/illinoisans_paid_almost_as_much_on_unemployment_as_at_work_791416.html

WESTERN JOURNAL
— Hidden on Page 508 of the Infrastructure Bill Is a Plan to Make It Too Expensive to Drive a Car – Taylor Penley
https://www.westernjournal.com/hidden-page-508-infrastructure-bill-plan-make-expensive-drive-car/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Buried on page 508 of the 2,702 page infrastructure bill is a pilot program for a national motor vehicle per-mile user fee (MBUF) which is basically a long-term plan to make it too expensive to drive a car.)

COLLEGE FIX
— New York Times hires ‘1619 Project’ critic John McWhorter – JEREMY LOTT
(COMMENT: What if the following hired me in an effort to attract readers who are conservative: Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Herald, Crain’s Chicago Business, Suburban Life, Wheaton Patch, etc.? Everyone in Illinois and especially in DuPage County, Milton Township, and Wheaton a) sees how the aforesaid treat me and treat my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters; b) sees how the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Milton Township Republican Organization treat me and treat my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters; c) sees how Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Wheaton Park District, etc. treat me and treat my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters; d) saw how TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Illinois Center Right Coalition, and American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter treated me and treated my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters; and e) saw how GAO, IRS, and the Post Office treated me.)
https://www.thecollegefix.com/new-york-times-hires-1619-project-critic-john-mcwhorter/

BIZ PAC REVIEW
— Mask crime! Cops called, school in lockdown. Calif. siblings permanently expelled for refusing muzzles – Kay Apfel
https://www.bizpacreview.com/2021/08/26/mask-crime-cops-called-school-in-lockdown-calif-siblings-permanently-expelled-for-refusing-muzzles-1124633/
— White House cuts Biden’s audio feed after POTUS jokes and smirks at Afghanistan question – Vivek Saxena
https://www.bizpacreview.com/2021/08/26/white-house-cuts-bidens-audio-feed-after-potus-smirks-and-jokes-at-afghanistan-question-1124598/

EPOCH TIMES
— Illinois Congressmen Vote on Trillions More in Federal Spending
https://www.theepochtimes.com/illinois-congressmen-vote-on-trillions-more-in-federal-spending_3965213.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Illinois County Is Losing People Faster Than Anywhere in the U.S. Alexander County, home to Cairo, dropped more than a third of its population in past decade, as big U.S. counties grew and small ones shrank. – John McCormick and Chad Day
https://www.wsj.com/articles/this-illinois-county-is-losing-people-faster-than-anywhere-in-the-u-s-11629883801

DAILY BEAST
— Why Gavin Newsom’s Big Latino Problem Could Bring Him Down – Ruben Navarrette Jr.
(COMMENT: What do you do that brings you down with what groups? According to my critics/opponents a) my supporting the traditional marriage/family plank in the Republican Party platform brings me down with LGBTQers and those who are not married, b) my supporting the right to life plank brings me down with women, c) my supporting the immigration plank brings me down with employers and with non-Black minorities, d) my supporting the illegal drugs plank brings me down with stoners, drinkers, gamblers, etc., e) my supporting the Second Amendment plank brings be down with those who do not own guns, and f) my supporting the equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) plank brings me down with minorities, women, and younger people. Further, according to my critics/opponents a) my being White brings me down with minorities, b) my being male brings me down with females, c) my being older brings me down with those who are younger, d) my having been baptized, raised, and confirmed as a Missouri Synod Lutheran brings be down with non-Protestants, e) my being German American brings me down with non-German Americans, f) my having ancestors who have been in America since 1844 brings me down with those whose ancestors have not been in America that long, g) my avoiding the draft brings me down with veterans, h) my not having financial problems brings me down with those who have financial problems, i) my not having major health problems brings me down with those who have health problems, j) being a homeowner brings me down with renters, k) my having a pension and subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance brings me down with those who do not have the aforesaid or are not in line to have the aforesaid, l) my not owning pets brings me down with those who own pets, m) my owning America nameplate vehicles brings me down with those who hate American nameplate vehicles, n) my having been a federal employees for almost 30 years, and especially my having worked for IRS for almost 9 years, brings me down with those who hate past, present, and future federal employees and especially IRS employees, o) my being conservative brings me down with moderates and liberals, p) my not hating Trump brings me down with those who hate Trump, q) my being Republican brings me down with those who Democrats, Libertarians, Green, Independent or RINO, r) my having three master’s degrees brings me down with those who have less education, s) my having six professional certifications brings me down with those who have fewer or no professional certifications, t) my having a professional license brings me down with those who do not have a professional license, u) my being a citizen of America brings me down with those who are not citizens of America, v) my not being a member of a church, my not attending church services, and my not giving money to a church brings me down with those who do the aforesaid, w) my not having children brings me down with those who have children, and x) my being blamed for all the losses that Republicans on ballots in my precinct have suffered since 2000 brings me down with Republican activists, elected officials, party leaders, candidates, their political consultants, their major donors, their fundraisers, their campaign managers, their campaign staff members, their campaign volunteers.)
https://www.thedailybeast.com/why-gavin-newsoms-big-latino-problem-could-bring-him-down

EDUCATION WEEK
— Local School Boards Are Banning Critical Race Theory. – Stephen Sawchuk
https://www.edweek.org/leadership/local-school-boards-are-also-banning-lessons-on-race-heres-how-that-looks-in-7-districts/2021/08

NEWSWEEK
— Donald Trump Fights ‘Leftist’ 1/6 Committee Request With ‘Executive Privilege’ – DARRAGH ROCHE
https://www.newsweek.com/donald-trump-fights-leftist-1-6-committee-request-executive-privilege-1623174

MOSCOW TIMES
— 2 in 5 Russians Can’t Afford Necessities – Poll
(COMMENT: What do the Russians have to say about my having been able to buy a) a new 1966 Pontiac Tempest Sprint when I was 17 years old in 1966 with money that I had earned washing dishes part-time for the minimum wage for the previous 18 months in the basement of the S.S. Kresges in Chicago Heights, b) a new 1968 Oldsmobile 442 in 1967 and a new 1969 Dodge Charger SE in 1968 with money that I had earned working part-time for the Park Forest Post Office, c) a new 1972 Corvette in 1971 with money that I had earned working for IRS and Firestone Stores, and d) a new town home in University Park in 1972 with money that I had earned working for IRS and Firestone Stores?)
https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/08/25/2-in-5-russians-cant-afford-necessities-poll-a74888

QUORA
— What is the worst political baggage of each of the candidates
https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-worst-political-baggage-of-each-of-the-candidates-vying-for-the-Democratic-Partys-nomination-for-president

(COMMENT: According to one or more of my critics/opponents, the following are political baggage for Republican candidates? To what extent do you agree?

a) supporting the traditional marriage/family plank in the Republican Party platform,
b) supporting the right to life plank,
c) supporting the immigration plank,
d) supporting the illegal drugs plank,
e) supporting the Second Amendment plank, and/or
f) supporting the equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) plank?

Further,
a) opposing the promotion of LGBTQ,
b) opposing the promotion of abortion,
c) opposing the promotion of mass/illegal immigration,
d) opposing the promotion of booze, gambling, pot, and other vices,
e) opposing the diminution of First and Second Amendment rights,
f) opposing the promotion of wokeism, BLM, CRT, 1619, reparations, Affirmative Action, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, and/or age discrimination,
g) opposing the promotion of dependency on government, and/or
h) opposing the promotion of dependency on charity?

Further,
a) being White,
b) being male,
c) being older,
d) being Protestant,
e) being German American,
f) having ancestors who have been in America for a long time,
g) avoiding the draft,
h) not having financial problems,
i) not having major health problems,
j) being a homeowner,
k) having a pension and/or subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance,
l) not owning pets,
m) owning America nameplate vehicles,
n) having been a federal employee and especially having been an IRS employee,
o) being conservative,
p) not hating Trump,
q) being Republican,
r) having a master’s degree,
s) having a professional certification,
t) having a professional license,
u) being a citizen of America,
v) not being a member of a church, not attending church services, and/or not giving money to a church,
w) not having children, and/or
x) being blamed for losses that Republican candidates on ballots in your precinct have suffered?

August 25 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 4,451 cases, 40 deaths; mitigations could return, Pritzker says. 6 Illinois regions, 3 in Chicago area, under threshold for available ICU beds. – Jessica D’Onofrio, Karen Jordan
https://abc7chicago.com/covid-illinois-cases-coronavirus-governor-pritzker-update/10974437/
— 1,500 Americans may still await evacuation from Afghanistan, Blinken estimates
https://abc7chicago.com/biden-afghanistan-speech-taliban-kabul-airport-us-military/10974079/

CBS2
— Gov. JB Pritzker Again Warns Schools That Defy Mask Mandate Could Face State Sanctions; ‘Am I Really Going To Do That? Yes’
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/08/25/gov-jb-pritzker-school-mask-mandate-warning-sanctions-illinois-state-board-of-education/

FOX32
— World leaders, Republicans press Biden on extending Kabul evacuation deadline – Mike Flannery
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/world-leaders-republicans-press-biden-on-extending-kabul-evacuation-deadline
— Pritzker, Chicago reporter clash over COVID-19 ‘misinformation’ – Nic Flosi
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/pritzker-chicago-reporter-clash-over-covid-19-misinformation

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— US estimates about 1,500 Americans may still await evacuation from Afghanistan – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/nation-world/ct-aud-nw-us-evacuation-afghanistan-20210825-mal43j5kzjegpebwhu6wrtiahi-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Stranded in the White House. The Biden administration wants to portray the Afghan disaster in the best light. But it cannot do that by denying that some Americans — we don’t know how many — are currently stranded in Afghanistan. – Byron York
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2021/8/25/22641586/afghanistan-american-military-withdrawal-byron-york-stranded-americans

DAILY HERALD
— DuPage County spending $220,000 to use three lobbying firms
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210825/dupage-county-spending-220000-to-use-three-lobbying-firms-

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— Illinois Republicans have reason for concern, optimism heading into 2022 – BRENDEN MOORE
https://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/watch-now-illinois-republicans-have-reason-for-concern-optimism-heading-into-2022/article_097fd238-bb8c-572a-8eaa-b58825fdd530.html

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Looks like Dems hold winning hand on redistricting – Jim Dey
https://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/columns/jim-dey-looks-like-dems-hold-winning-hand-on-redistricting/article_23169626-bd57-5811-b1b3-4247c18015a4.html

WILLIAM J KELLY
— Newsmax reporter William J. Kelly requests interview with Mayor Lightfoot
https://www.williamjkelly.org/news/newsmax-reporter-william-j-kelly-requests-interview-with-mayor-lightfoot

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— FEDERAL COURT ORDERS DEPOSITION OF CHICAGO MAYOR’S OFFICE REP IN LAWSUIT AGAINST RACIST INTERVIEW POLICY
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2021/08/federal-court-orders-deposition-of-chicago-mayor-lori-lightfoots-office-representative-in-lawsuit-ag.html
— ILLINOIS ATTORNEY THOMAS DEVORE PLEADS FOR HELP TO FIGHT PRITZKER
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2021/08/illinois-attorney-thomas-devore-pleads-for-help-to-fight-pritzker-.html
— ILLINOIS LAW SAYS “UNLAWFUL” TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS TO HEALTH CARE
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2021/08/illinois-law-says-unlawful-to-discriminate-against-conscientious-health-care-objectors.html

CAPITOL FAX
— Pritzker to Amy Jacobson: “You come in here with a political agenda and you spread misinformation”
https://capitolfax.com/2021/08/25/pritzker-to-jacobson-you-come-in-here-with-a-political-agenda-and-you-spread-misinformation/
— COVID-19 roundup: Kids; Schools; IDES
https://capitolfax.com/2021/08/25/covid-19-roundup-kids-schools-ides/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— About 1,500 Americans stuck in Afghanistan, State Department says – Ben Wolfgang
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/aug/25/about-1500-americans-stuck-afghanistan-state-depar/

FOX NEWS
— Jesse Watters: Trump killed terrorists, Joe Biden takes orders from them. ‘This is going to dog Joe Biden for the rest of his term,’ the co-host of ‘The Five’ says. – Angelica Stabile
https://www.foxnews.com/media/jesse-watters-trump-killed-terrorists-joe-biden-takes-orders-from-them
— White House in chaos struggles to keep Biden on time. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy calls Biden’s failure to take questions ’embarrassing’ – Jessica Chasmar
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/white-house-chaos-biden-on-time

GOPUSA
— The Fight Over Identity – Ben Shapiro
(COMMENT: Democrats do not want Americans to see themselves first as being Americans. Instead, Democrats want Americans who are a) minority to see themselves first as being minorities, b) female to see themselves first as being females, c) younger to see themselves first as being younger, d) LGBTQ to see themselves first as being LGBTQ, e) Democrat to see themselves first as being Democrat, f) Trump-haters to see themselves first as being Trump-haters, g) moderate/liberal to see themselves first as being moderate liberal, h) non-Christian to see themselves first as being non-Christian, i) non-Protestant to see themselves first as being non-Protestant, j) non-Italian American to see themselves first as being non-Italian American, k) non-German American to see themselves first as being non-German American, l) those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time to see themselves first as being those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time, and m) those who have financial, health, and/or other problems to see themselves first as being those who have financial, health, and/or other problems.)
https://www.gopusa.com/the-fight-over-identity-2/

BREITBART
— Poll: Only 24 Percent Believe Joe Biden’s Deadly Afghan Withdrawal Is Going Well – WENDELL HUSEBØ
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/08/25/joe-biden-deadly-afghan-withdrawal/
— Rep. Tom Tiffany: Afghan Refugee Crisis Raises Security Concerns About Vetting Process – REP. TOM TIFFANY (R-WI)
https://www.breitbart.com/asia/2021/08/25/exclusive-rep-tom-tiffany-afghan-refugee-crisis-raises-security-concerns-about-vetting-process/

BLAZE
— 15 studies that indicate natural immunity from prior infection is more robust than the COVID vaccines – DANIEL HOROWITZ
https://www.theblaze.com/op-ed/horowitz-15-studies-that-indicate-natural-immunity-from-prior-infection-is-more-robust-than-the-covid-vaccines

NEWSMAX
— New Illinois Congressional Map Could Eliminate Kinzinger’s District – Sandy Fitzgerald
https://www.newsmax.com/politics/illinois-congressional-map-democrats-kinzinger/2021/08/25/id/1033685/
— Trump: Biden Creating ‘Single Most Catastrophic Border Disaster in History’ – Ted Hesson and Dave Graham
https://www.newsmax.com/headline/biden-immigration-trump-border/2021/08/25/id/1033781/
— Poll: Florida Republicans Want DeSantis to Seek Presidency – Theodore Bunker
https://www.newsmax.com/politics/poll-florida-desantis-republican/2021/08/25/id/1033782/
— Rep. Dan Crenshaw to Newsmax: Biden Foreign Policy on Side of ‘Appeasement’ – Charles Kim
https://www.newsmax.com/newsmax-tv/crenshaw-taliban-biden-afghanistan/2021/08/24/id/1033649/

FEDERALIST
— In Illinois, Tanning Salons Now Get More Oversight Than Abortion Facilities. In Illinois, tanning salons and barbershops face stricter scrutiny than abortion facilities. – Amy Gehrke
https://thefederalist.com/2021/08/25/in-illinois-tanning-salons-now-get-more-oversight-than-abortion-facilities/

PJ MEDIA
— With His Credibility Shattered, Biden Will Now Look for Scapegoats and Villains – RICK MORAN
(COMMENT: I should write a book about those who blame me and blame my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters the most for their problems, for your problems, for my problems, and for everyone’s problems.)
https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/rick-moran/2021/08/25/with-his-credibility-gone-biden-will-now-look-for-scapegoats-and-villains-n1472598
— Woke Mob Puts Out Hit on Notre Dame’s Leprechaun – ROBERT SPENCER
https://pjmedia.com/culture/robert-spencer/2021/08/25/woke-mob-puts-out-hit-on-notre-dames-leprechaun-n1472627

COLLEGE FIX
— Valparaiso University replaces ‘divisive’ Crusaders nickname with Beacons
https://www.thecollegefix.com/valparaiso-university-replaces-divisive-crusaders-nickname-with-beacons/

NATIONAL REVIEW
— It’s Dawning on the Democrats: Biden-Harris Will Drag Them Down – CHARLES C. W. COOKE
https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/08/its-dawning-on-the-democrats-biden-harris-will-drag-them-down/
— Larry Elder Is Not on the ‘Far Right’ – DAVID HARSANYI
https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/larry-elder-is-not-on-the-far-right/

EPOCH TIMES
— No Americans Have Been Rescued Outside of Kabul: Pentagon – ZACHARY STIEBER
https://www.theepochtimes.com/mkt_breakingnews/no-americans-have-been-rescued-outside-of-kabul-pentagon_3965583.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— On Last Days of Evacuation, U.S. Tries to Reach Remaining Americans
https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/08/25/world/afghanistan-taliban-kabul-biden-news

WEEK
— The House seat of one of the GOP’s ‘most prominent’ Trump critics (Kinzinger) is on the chopping block – BRIGID KENNEDY
https://theweek.com/republicans/1004151/the-house-seat-of-one-of-the-gops-most-prominent-trump-critics-is-on-the

COLDWELL BANKER
— FOR SALE: 1040 Golf Lane, Wheaton – $1,575,000
https://www.coldwellbankerhomes.com/il/wheaton/1040-golf-ln/pid_42945321/

WHEATON PATCH
— Wheaton To Host 20th Anniversary September 11 Commemoration Ceremony
https://patch.com/illinois/wheaton/amp/29814144/city-of-wheaton-wheaton-to-host-20th-anniversary-september-11-commemoration-ceremony

CAPITOL FAX
— SEPTEMBER 11, 2004 FLASHBACK: Wheaton: Alan Keyes’ Patriot Day speech warmly received – Dave Diersen
https://capitalfax.blogspot.com/2008/09/gopusa-illinois-daily-clips-september_11.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Over 500 came to Wheaton’s beautiful Memorial Park on Saturday, September 11, 2004, to meet Alan Keyes and to hear his remarks concerning Patriot Day and his campaign. Alan was warmly received by the crowd which gave him several standing ovations during his 20-minute speech. State Senators Kirk Dillard and Peter Roskam served as Master of Ceremonies. Senator Dillard introduced the elected officials and candidates who were on the band shell stage with Alan while he gave his speech — State Senator Raymond Soden, State Representative Randy Hultgren, State Representative Candidate Roger Jenisch, DuPage County Board Commissioner Debra Olson, DuPage Coroner candidate Peter Siekmann, Illinois GOP State Central Committeeman Ron Smith, Milton Township Assessor Jim Gumm, and Milton Township Trustee Don Sender. The band shell stage is the same one that Bob Dole gave a speech from immediately after he walked in Wheaton’s 1996 Independence Day Parade — CNN broadcast that speech live. Senator Dillard recognized event attendees including DuPage County Auditor Jim Rasins, DuPage County Regional Superintendent of Schools Darlene Ruscitti, DuPage Regional School Board Trustee Tim Whelan, and District 89 School Board Trustee Howard Levine. He recognized the event’s sponsors — State Farm Insurance Agent Mark Prutzman, Oberweis Dairy, John Cox, All Star Printing, himself, Randy Hultgren, Debra Olson, Pete Siekmann, Tim Whelan, Don Sender, and Diersen Consulting. Senator Roskam gave some remarks concerning September 11 and he introduced Alan. Apparently, even though the Daily Herald, the Wheaton Leader, and the Wheaton Sun had been asked to cover the event, the only reporters who covered the event were Rich Samuels with WTTW’s Chicago Tonight and Dave Diersen with GOPUSA.com. Samuels and Diersen made VHS recordings of Alan’s speech. Event photographers included Matt Ferguson and Don Sender. The free event provided attendees with a great opportunity to enjoy great food, to meet their neighbors, to meet their elected officials, and to meet candidates who will appear on November 2 ballots in DuPage County. On July 5 last year, 200 attended a similar event in Wheaton’s Prairie Path Park, including Jack Ryan, Jim Oberweis, Andy McKenna, Chirinjeev Kathuria, and John Cox. Attendees at this year’s event enjoyed hot dogs and Polish sausages personally handed out by Debbie Malek from her cart. Debbie normally locates her cart at Cross and Wesley Streets at the southeast corner of Wheaton’s Adam’s Park, across the street from Wheaton’s Public Library. All the hot dogs and sausages were paid for by State Farm Insurance Agent Mark Prutzman. In its September 12, 2004 edition, the Daily Herald ran a major front page story on Debbie that included six pictures and quotes from Ron Smith. Attendees also enjoyed Oberweis ice cream and flavored milk personally handed out by Jim Oberweis and Sandy Rios from an Oberweis truck. Attendees enjoyed Jays potato chips provided by John Cox, salads and desserts that attendees brought to the picnic or were purchased with cash contributions, and soft drinks and ice paid for by the sponsors. Event costs included $180 for a $1 million insurance policy required for City of Wheaton and Wheaton Park District permits. The many people who helped make the event successful include Karen Diersen, Mark Prutzman, Bill Hogan, Mark Stern, and Gary Muehlfelt. Attendees included Rod McCulloch, Peter LaBarbera, Frank Penn, Richard Johns, Robert Gordon, George Kocan, Robert Sandberg, Leonard Sanchez, Lori Carlson, Richard Russo, Steve Carlson, Keith Carlson, Jason Hinkle, Mark Klage, Patrick Ryan, and Dr. Bob Krzyzewski. Alan will again be speaking in DuPage County on Friday, October 8, at 6:30 PM, at the Milton Township Republican Central Committee’s Viva Oktoberfest fundraiser at the Carlisle Banquet Hall in Lombard. Tickets are $45 or $400/table of ten.)
— SEPTEMBER 11, 2005 FLASHBACK: Nalepa gives keynote address at Wheaton’s 2005 Patriot Day picnic; Birkett, Brady, Fortner, Furstenau, Hultgren, Kathuria, Oberweis, Poe, Rauschenberger, Roskam, Rutherford, Wallace, Wegman, Zaruba, and many others attend – Dave Diersen
https://capitalfax.blogspot.com/2008/09/gopusa-illinois-daily-clips-september_11.html

(FROM THE ARTICLE: Wheaton’s 2005 Patriot Day picnic in Memorial Park honored the individuals who lost their lives as a result of terrorist attacks against America and showed support for America, for its war on terrorism, and for its military and law enforcement personnel. I had the honor of introducing the event’s master of ceremonies — nationally-known conservative activist, Fox News Channel contributor, and Culture Campaign President Sandy Rios. Wheaton Second Baptist Church Pastor Andre Allen gave the invocation. Korean War veteran Ron Smith led the pledge of allegiance. Harry Newman sang the National Anthem. Rios read President Bush’s 2005 Patriot Day proclamation, introduced the elected officials and candidates, and thanked the event sponsors. DuPage County Board Member Bob Heap spoke about DuPage’s implementation of 9/11 recommendations. 9/11 Families for a Secure America founder Peter Gadiel gave an outstanding speech about lessons learned from September 11, 2001. West Point graduate and USO board member Jim Nalepa gave an outstanding Patriot Day address. Newman concluded the program by singing “We still have heroes.” Attendees enjoyed delicious Debbie Malek hot dogs and Polish sausages courtesy of State Farm Insurance Agent Mark Prutzman, delicious pork sandwiches courtesy of State Representative Ray Poe, delicious Dr. Bob Rauschenbergers courtesy of State Senator Steve Rauschenberger, delicious Jays Potato Chips courtesy of John Cox, delicious ice cream and flavored milk courtesy of Jim Oberweis, and delicious soft drinks and bottled water courtesy of Charinijeev Kathuria. All Star Printing provided event flyers and DuPage County Board Chairman Bob Schillerstrom and Kane County Recorder Sandy Wegman covered the $385 cost of event insurance. The picnic provided attendees with a great opportunity to meet and speak with veterans, law enforcement officials, fire department officials, elected officials, and candidates. Many elected officials attended including State Senators Bill Brady, Carol Pankau, Rauschenberger, Peter Roskam, and Dan Rutherford; State Representatives Randy Hultgren, Roger Jenisch, and Poe; County officials Joe Birkett, Fred Bucholz, Heap, Gwen Henry, Gary King, Debra Olson, Jim Rasins, Darlene Ruscitti, Brien Sheahan, Pete Siekmann, Penny Wegman, Sandy Wegman, Tim Whelan, Jon Zahm, and John Zaruba; Township officials Sal Falbo, Moon Kahn, Gary Muehlfelt, and Leonard Sanchez; Municipal officials Alan Bolds, Jim Carr, Liz Corry, Mike Fortner, Dick Furstenau, and Howard Levine. Many candidates attended including congressional candidate Roskam; gubernatorial candidates Birkett, Brady, Oberweis, and Rauschenberger; Lieutenant Governor candidates Kathuria, Poe, Eric Wallace, and Wegman; Secretary of State candidate Rutherford; State Senate candidates Furstenau and Hultgren; and State Representative candidate Fortner. Former DuPage County Recorder Rick Carney and Mrs. Illinois Kaili Harding and her husband who graduated from West Point and served in both Afghanistan and Iraq also attended. By tomorrow, when I know how many of each type of food and beverage was served, I’ll have a better estimate of the number of the hundreds of people who attended. The many attendees included David Carlin, Dennis Driscoll, Bob Grahm, Joyce Hundhausen, Mark Klage, Jim Leahy, Bruce Mitroff, Mark Stern, Rick Veenstra, and Winston Waller. DuPage County is the second most populous county in Illinois and Wheaton is its county seat. Why didn’t the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Herald, Wheaton Leader, or the Wheaton Sun report on Wheaton’s Patriot Day event? Generally, the liberal media does not report on an event unless it can use that reporting to harm conservatives, that is, harm people who support the Republican platform. The vast majority of the attendees at Wheaton’s Patriot Day picnic were conservative Republicans — why didn’t more Democrats and RINOs attend? A number of Democrats told me that they would not attend because they are Democrats and because their attendance might be misinterpreted as support for President Bush. Attendance would have been even greater if fewer Democrats didn’t argue that Republicans have highjacked Patriot Day to promote the Patriot Act and President Bush’s policies in Iraq; if Blagojevich, Durbin, Hynes, Madigan, Obama, Quinn, or Topinka had helped sponsor event or confirmed that they would attend; if more Democrats and more RINOs shared the attitude toward patriotism and toward Patriot Day that Republicans have; if the Daily Herald had promoted the event like it promoted Naperville’s event; if there were not so many other competing events; and if the temperature/humidity had been lower.)

August 24 Morning Edition

ABC7
— Chicago police warn of carjackings where victims were first rear-ended
https://abc7chicago.com/victims-rear-ended-then-carjacked-cpd-warns/10971091/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Democrats redrew Illinois’ legislative map over GOP objections. Now they’re vowing to ‘make sure all voices are heard’ ahead of next week’s special remap session. – RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-redistricting-political-map-hearings-20210824-ednexdcldbgh7abgzeq6e4i4qe-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Lightfoot to impose vaccine mandate for city employees. “We absolutely have to have a vaccine mandate. It’s for the safety of all involved, particularly members of the public who are interacting with city employees on a daily basis,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said. But the head of the police union said they’ll fight any effort to require vaccinations. – Fran Spielman and Tom Schuba
https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2021/8/23/22638514/chicago-coronavirus-vaccine-mandate-city-employees-lightfoot-unions-covid

CBS2
— ‘I Was Screaming: “Please, Stop, Stop!”‘ Woman Describes Pain And Horror As She Was Brutally Beaten By Group Of Teens Downtown This Past Weekend – Jermont Terry
(COMMENT: I lived in downtown Chicago part-time 1974-1976 and full-time 1976-1978. I worked in downtown Chicago in 1971 and then 1973-1997. I took graduate night classes in downtown Chicago 1972-1981 and then 1992-1997.)
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/08/19/woman-beaten-in-downtown-chicago-describes-pain-horror/

RIVER BENDER
— Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation Creating The Local Journalism Task Force
(COMMENT: GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters fill a tremendous void in Illinois, DuPage County, and Milton Township. It would be great if the Illinois Republican Party would regularly share far more government and political news and commentary articles that are of statewide interest. It would be great if the DuPage County Republican Central Committee would regularly share far more government and political news and commentary articles that are of countywide interest. It would be great if the Milton Township Republican Organization would regularly share far more government and political news and commentary articles that are of township-wide interest.)
https://www.riverbender.com/articles/details/gov-pritzker-signs-legislation-creating-the-local-journalism-task-force-52623.cfm
(FROM THE ARTICLE: “Many communities across our country have become news deserts – through this legislation, Illinois is taking a step toward addressing that challenge,” said Governor JB Pritzker. “Robust local journalism is vitally important and I look forward to reviewing the recommendations from the Task Force as we seek to maintain and grow a strong press corps in Illinois.” “I’ve dedicated years of my life to journalism, so I understand the importance of having access to local news,” said State Senator Steve Stadelman (D-Rockford). “People deserve to know what’s going on in their community, regardless of where they live.”)

FOX ILLINOIS
— FBI finds little evidence Jan 6 riot was coordinated, report says – ELISSA SALAMY
https://foxillinois.com/news/nation-world/fbi-finds-little-evidence-jan-6-riot-was-coordinated-report-says

CAPITOL FAX
— Federal court punts remap case until after legislative special session
https://capitolfax.com/2021/08/24/federal-court-punts-remap-case-until-after-legislative-special-session/

FOX BUSINESS
— Apple employees launch website to collect accounts of workplace discrimination, harassment – Lucas Manfredi
(COMMENT: In 1988, I became the only active member in GAO’s Chicago office in a class action lawsuit that charged GAO with reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and retaliation. I should write a book about that lawsuit. I would focus on how my GAO Chicago office superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates reacted to that lawsuit.)
https://www.foxbusiness.com/technology/apple-employees-workplace-discrimination-harassment-website

AMERICAN THINKER
— Bank of America is guilty of racism discrimination and hypocrisy – Andrea Widburg
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2021/08/bank_of_america_is_guilty_of_racism_discrimination_and_hypocrisy.html
— Teaching Critical Race Theory – Brandi Levine
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2021/08/teaching_critical_race_theory.html

CNS NEWS
— Biden Admin Calls Illegal Aliens ‘Undocumented Citizens’ – Hans Bader
(COMMENT: Democrats have declared war on Republicans. Democrats see illegals as being their soldiers in their army to get rid of Republicans once and for all.)
https://www.cnsnews.com/commentary/hans-bader/biden-admin-calls-illegal-aliens-undocumented-citizens

MEDIA RESEARCH CENTER TV
— Nikole Hannah-Jones Continues ‘1619 Project’ Lies With New Children’s Book – Alexa Moutevelis
https://www.mrctv.org/blog/nikole-hannah-jones-lies-1619-project-childrens-book

CREATORS SYNDICATE
— Imagine No Big Cities – Dennis Prager
https://www.creators.com/read/dennis-prager/08/21/imagine-no-big-cities

EPOCH TIMES
— Biden Calls on Companies to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccination – ZACHARY STIEBER
https://www.theepochtimes.com/mkt_morningbrief/biden-calls-on-companies-to-mandate-covid-19-vaccination_3961715.html
— Communism Lives On, but What Is Its Agenda? – Ryan Yang
https://www.theepochtimes.com/communism-lives-on-but-what-is-its-agenda_3961871.html
— Who Benefits from Cancelling Achievement Standards? – Philip Carl Salzman
(COMMENT: My Democrat superiors in the federal government were furious that I did the following because extremely few of my Democrat coworkers did what I did: a) I took undergraduate business courses at UIC and NIU while I worked for the Post Office 1966-1969 and earned a bachelor’s degree in management from NIU in 1970, b) I took graduate business courses at Loyola while I worked for IRS 1972-1976 and earned an MBA from Loyola in 1976, c) I passed the CPA examination on my first attempt while I worked for IRS in 1979, d) I took graduate accounting courses at DePaul while I worked for IRS 1976-1980 and for GAO in 1980 and earned a master’s degree in accounting from DePaul in 1980, e) I passed the Certified Internal Auditor examination on my first attempt and became a licensed CPA while I worked for GAO in 1981, f) I became a Certified Fraud Examiner in 1990, Certified Government Financial Manager in 1994, Certified Financial Services Auditor in 1996, and Forensic Accountant in 1997 while I worked for GAO 1990-1997, and g) I took graduate finance courses at IIT while I worked for GAO 1992-1997 and earned a master’s degree in financial markets and trading from IIT in 1997.)
https://www.theepochtimes.com/who-benefits-from-cancelling-achievement-standards_3954844.html

THE HILL
— GOP sees Biden crises as boon for midterm recruitment – TAL AXELROD
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/569083-gop-sees-biden-crises-as-boon-for-midterm-recruitment
— The Memo: Boos for Trump show scale of vaccine challenge – NIALL STANAGE
https://thehill.com/homenews/the-memo/569089-the-memo-boos-for-trump-show-scale-of-vaccine-challenge

ABC NEWS
— 75,000 U.S. military vehicles now in the hands of the Taliban, says watchdog group – ELISSA SALAMY
https://katv.com/news/nation-world/75000-us-military-vehicles-now-in-the-hands-of-the-taliban-says-watchdog-group

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— Veterans are prized recruits as congressional candidates – WILL WEISSERT
(COMMENT: I will forever deeply regret avoiding the draft. While I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years, many, and often most, and at times, virtually all of my superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and/or subordinates were Democrat veterans. My Democrat superiors gave preference to their employees who were Democrats, and especially to those who were veterans.)
https://www.pilotonline.com/government/elections/vp-nw-veterans-congressional-candidates-20210822-gukolppjurcmndqco5x57vrkea-story.html

MSNBC
— Military to require vaccines for troops, ignoring GOP complaints – Steve Benen
https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/military-require-vaccines-troops-ignoring-gop-complaints-n1277519

NEW YORK TIMES
— Where Is the Anti-Biden Tea Party? An analysis of crowd events shows the president hasn’t yet drawn the protests that Barack Obama and Donald Trump faced. – Ian Prasad Philbrick
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/upshot/where-is-the-anti-biden-tea-party.html
— Workers Don’t Want Their Old Jobs on the Old Terms – Paul Krugman
(COMMENT: What are/were the “terms” where you work/worked? For federal employees, the “terms” include a) be a Democrat, b) give preference to Democrat federal employees who are minority, female, veteran, and/or younger, and c) help get rid of Republican federal employees, and especially those who are White, male, older, and/or non-veteran. Political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, and age discrimination are rampant in the federal government.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/opinion/workers-wages-recovery.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Police Vindicate the ‘Thin Blue Line’ Patch Every Day. A symbol is banned for making people feel unsafe. But police aren’t the real danger to urban dwellers. – Heather Mac Donald
https://www.wsj.com/articles/police-thin-blue-line-shootings-black-homicide-crime-proactive-policing-blm-defund-11629750911

USA TODAY
— Student debt is a potentially crippling liability for college grads – Michelle Shen
(COMMENT: My being debt-free and owning a 1969 Dodge Charger SE when I graduated from NIU in 1970 helped me a) help support my mother and brother in Crete 1970-1972, b) buy a new 1972 Corvette in 1971, b) pay for graduate business courses at Loyola 1972-1976, c) buy a new town home in University Park in 1972, d) buy a studio condo in downtown Chicago in 1974, e) buy a one bedroom condo in downtown Chicago in 1976, f) pay for graduate accounting courses at DePaul 1976-1980, g) buy a home in Wheaton with my wife in 1978, h) buy two new cars in 1978, i) etc.)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/2021/08/19/student-debt-one-third-americans-cant-cope-financial-shock/8177533002/

FORTUNE
— How to make sure your company meets Nasdaq’s board diversity requirements – AMAN KIDWAI
(COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs use Affirmative Action, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to get rid of Republicans.)
https://fortune.com/2021/08/24/nasdaq-corporate-board-diversity-requirements/

FORBES
— U.S. Satisfaction Hits Record Low In Biden Presidency – Robert Hart
https://www.forbes.com/sites/roberthart/2021/08/24/us-satisfaction-hits-record-low-in-biden-presidency-amid-delta-surge-poll-finds-but-republicans-still-dont-view-covid-as-major-threat/
— Why A Social Media Policy Equals Reputation Insurance – Evan Nierman
(COMMENT: What do you say to Republican activists; candidates, their political consultants, their major donors, their fundraisers, their campaign managers, their campaign staff members, and their campaign volunteers; elected officials; and party leaders a) who do things, including getting arrested for DUI, that are reported by television stations, newspapers, and/or websites, b) who expect/demand that I not include links to the aforesaid in GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters, and c) who destroy me if I include such links? The aforesaid a) stress that I am a Republican Precinct Committeeman and b) expect/demand that the leaders of the following punish me: Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Milton Township Republican Organization. The aforesaid a) stress that I am a member of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce (WCC) and b) expect/demand that the WCC punish me. The aforesaid a) stress that I live in Wheaton b) expect/demand that the leaders of Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, and Wheaton Park District punish me. Previously, the aforesaid a) stressed that I was the chairman of TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois and b) expected/demanded that TAPROOT punish me. Previously, the aforesaid a) stressed that I was a member of the Illinois Center Right Coalition (ICRC) Steering Committee and b) expected/demanded that ICRC punish me. Previously, the aforesaid a) stressed that I was a member of the Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) Midwest Chapter board of directors and b) expected/demanded that AAPC punish me.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2021/08/24/why-a-social-media-policy-equals-reputation-insurance/

BARRON’S
— The Divisions on Display in a New SEC Decision Will Have Lasting Consequences – Howard Fischer
(COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs use Affirmative Action, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to get rid of Republicans.)
https://www.barrons.com/articles/the-divisions-on-display-in-a-new-sec-decision-will-have-lasting-consequences-51629753531

INC.
— 5 Leadership Strategies to Help Women Prosper in the Workplace – MARCEL SCHWANTES
(COMMENT: A GS-15 (currently $142,041-$172,500/year) woman directly controlled the last 8 years of my GAO career while I worked for GAO’s Chicago office group that audited federal financial industry regulators 1989-1997. She determined my job assignments, who I would work with, who I would supervise, my performance expectations, my performance appraisals, my pay-for-performance rankings, and much more. My Democrat GAO superiors stressed to her a) that I had become an active member in a class action lawsuit in 1988 that charged them with reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and retaliation, b) that I was conservative while she was liberal, c) that I was Republican while she was Democrat, d) that she was female while I was male, e) that she was younger than me, f) that she was Jewish while I was baptized, raised, and confirmed as a Missouri Synod Lutheran, g) that she was 100% Russian American while I was 100% German American, g) that she lived in Chicago while I lived in Crete 1948-1972 and in Wheaton since 1978, h) that Republicans had cut GAO’s budget tremendously, i) that GAO was under tremendous pressure from Democrat politicians to get rid of its employees who were Republican, and especially those who were White, male, older, and/or non-veteran like me, j) that one of my subordinates, a Black CPA, wanted my job and my preferred corner office, k) that she should ignore the fact that I had earned a directly job-related master’s degree in financial markets and trading from IIT in 1997, that I was the only member of her group who tool courses in that program, and that I had gotten her appointed to the advisory board of that program, and l) that she should ignore the fact that I had volunteered to work for her while many, if not most, of my GAO supervisors, coworkers, and subordinate refused to work with her or to work for her because she was female, Jewish, younger than they were, and/or because she had more educational and/or professional credentials than they had. She had an MBA from the University of Chicago and she had passed the CPA examination on her first attempt. During August and September of 1997, when I was 49 years old and was 6 years away from being eligible for regular retirement, she made it clear to me that if I did not take GAO’s early retirement “offer,” GAO would make the rest of my GAO career a living hell, that GAO would constructively demote me, that GAO would assign me to work for those who I had previously supervised, that GAO would my make my performance expectations, performance appraisals, and pay-for-performance rankings even more unfair, and that GAO would take even more severe adverse actions against me. After she and the rest of my Democrat GAO Chicago superiors, all of whom were Jewish, succeeded in forcing me to take their early retirement “offer” on September 30, 1997, she gave my Black CPA subordinate my job and my preferred corner office.)
https://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/5-leadership-strategies-to-help-women-prosper-in-workplace.html

PEW RESEARCH
— COMMENT: Democrats want to replace Whites with non-Whites because non-Whites are far more likely to vote for Democrats.
https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2021/08/23/most-americans-say-the-declining-share-of-white-people-in-the-u-s-is-neither-good-nor-bad-for-society/

August 20 Morning Edition

DAILY HERALD
— Diversity, why are we here? Ways in which diversity programs win and fail – Tanjia Coleman
(COMMENT: While I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years, my superiors were always under tremendous pressure from Democrat politicians to hire, to retain, and to promote Democrats, and especially Democrats who were minority, female, and/or younger. While I have served as a Republican Precinct Committeeman since 1999, the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Milton Township Republican Organization have always been under tremendous pressure to recruit, to retain, and to promote those who are minority, female, and/or younger.)
https://www.dailyherald.com/business/20210819/diversity-why-are-we-here-ways-in-which-diversity-programs-win-and-fail

COOK COUNTY RECORD
— Judge: Black, Latino Pritzker campaign workers fall short on racial discrimination claims – Jonathan Bilyk
https://cookcountyrecord.com/stories/606758000-judge-black-latino-pritzker-campaign-workers-fall-short-on-racial-discrimination-claims

POLITICO ILLINOIS
— TRUMP LOOMS OVER FAIR DAY — DAVIS, LaHOOD AWAIT THE REMAP — PRITZKER WAS TRENDING – SHIA KAPOS
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/illinois-playbook/2021/08/20/trump-looms-over-fair-day-davis-lahood-await-the-remap-pritzker-was-trending-494062

WIREPOINTS
— Another failure of Illinois pensions: “Retired” Illinois superintendent with $230,000 annual pension double dips with $300,000 salary in Texas. – Ted Dabrowski and John Klingne
https://wirepoints.org/another-failure-of-illinois-pensions-retired-illinois-superintendent-with-230000-annual-pension-double-dips-with-300000-salary-in-texas-wirepoints/

ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— Hobby Lobby Loses Right to Maintain Sex-Separate Bathrooms – Laurie Higgins
https://illinoisfamily.org/religious/hobby-lobby-loses-right-to-maintain-sex-separate-bathrooms/

CAPITOL FAX
— Paul Palazzolo’s full comments (again, many Republicans visibly uncomfortable with this) – Hannah Meisel
https://capitolfax.com/2021/08/20/todays-quotable-198/
(RICH MILLER: The material, if anything, is based on what Bob Hope would have done 20-30 years ago. If we believe that Bob Hope is cancelable, I’m really concerned about our country. Bob Hope was a comedian who was able to gently rib, you know, all parties and all people, whether it was Lyndon Johnson, or Richard Nixon or John F Kennedy, or George HW Bush. Bob Hope was an American first, and he gently ribbed those who were in power.)

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Trump would beat Biden in 2020 election do-over, new poll shows. President dips below 50% approval in daily tracking polls for first time. – Valerie Richardson
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/aug/19/trump-would-beat-biden-2020-election-do-over-new-p/
— Evacuation proceeds, but fears of Taliban reprisal soar. U.N. assessment predicts targeting of old regime supporters. – Guy Taylor
(COMMENT: Expect that as the Democrat majority increases in Illinois, in your county, in your township, in your municipality, and in your school district, Democrats will target Republicans for reprisal.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/aug/19/evacuation-proceeds-fears-taliban-reprisal-soar/
— U.S. press steps up for Afghan journalists – Jennifer Harper
(COMMENT: Everyone in Illinois sees how the following treat me and treat my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters: Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Wheaton Park District, Republican elected and appointed officials who represent my precinct, Republican candidates, their political consultants, their major donors, their fundraisers, their campaign managers, their campaign staff members, and their campaign volunteers, and those who I have sued.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/aug/19/inside-beltway-us-press-steps-afghan-journalists/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts on college campuses distract from education – Cherise Trump
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/diversity-equity-and-inclusion-efforts-on-college-campuses-distract-from-education
— Twitter declines to classify Taliban as ‘violent organization’ despite tweets celebrating mass killings – Timothy Nerozzi
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/twitter-declines-classify-taliban-terrorist-organization
— Biden wants everyone to move on from Afghanistan now – Zachary Faria
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/biden-wants-everyone-to-move-on-from-afghanistan-now

FOX NEWS
— Air Force Academy requires students to watch ‘inclusion’ training video promoting BLM. The video suggests three responses to a situation, all of which are supportive of Black Lives Matter – Michael Lee
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/air-force-academy-requires-students-students-to-watch-inclusion-training-video-promoting-blm
— ‘The Ingraham Angle’ on Biden’s career leading up to crisis in Afghanistan
https://www.foxnews.com/transcript/the-ingraham-angle-on-bidens-career-leading-up-to-the-crisis-in-afghanistan
— Victor Davis Hanson: Critical race theory leads Nevada judge to acquit illegal alien because law was ‘racist’ Judge Miranda Du tossed the U.S. government’s case against Gustavo Carrillo-Lopez – Charles Creitz
https://www.foxnews.com/media/victor-davis-hanson-critical-race-theory-nevada-judge-illegal-alien
— Internal State Department cable warned Blinken of pending Afghanistan collapse. Officials at the US embassy in Kabul sent the memo through the department’s confidential dissent channel. – Caitlin McFall , Rich Edson
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/internal-state-department-cable-warned-blinken-of-pending-afghanistan-collapse

FOX BUSINESS
— Bank of America, Lowe’s sponsored CRT training urging Whites to ‘cede power to people of color’ United Way training urged employees to get ‘woke at work’ – Tyler O’Neil
https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics/bank-of-america-lowes-sponsored-crt-training

AMERICAN TINKER
— The Afghanistan Debacle is Exactly What the Left Wanted – Christopher Skeet
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2021/08/the_afghanistan_debacle_is_exactly_what_the_left_wanted.html
— How Big Is the Angry Majority? – John Green
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2021/08/how_big_is_the_angry_majority.html
— CRT: America’s Cultural Revolution – Scott S. Powell
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2021/08/crt_americas_cultural_revolution.html
— Biden exhibits classic dementia symptoms – Terry Paulding
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2021/08/biden_exhibits_classic_dementia_symptoms.html
— The Taliban are conquerors in their own land – Abraham H. Miller
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2021/08/the_taliban_is_a_conqueror_in_its_own_land.html
— Democrats are making war – Alan P. Halbert
(COMMENT: Democrats have declared war on Republicans, and especially against Republicans who are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2021/08/democrats_are_making_war.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Ultimately, the facts on the ground make it look as if the Democrats, with Joe Biden leading the charge, are making war against ordinary patriotic Americans and against America itself. God help us.)
— Derrick Wilburn speaks out against Critical Race Theory – Andrea Widburg
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2021/08/our_own_derrick_wilburn_speaks_out_against_critical_race_theory.html

BREITBART
— Poll: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Approval Rating Tanks as Violent Crime Rises – KATHERINE HAMILTON
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/08/19/cpoll-chicago-mayor-lori-lightfoots-approval-rating-tanks-as-violent-crime-rises/
— CNN’s Mudd: ‘Pathetic’ State Department Can’t Confirm How Many Americans Remain in Kabul – PAM KEY
https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2021/08/19/cnns-mudd-pathetic-state-department-cant-confirm-how-many-americans-remain-in-kabul/
— Blue State Blues: It Will Take a Generation to Rebuild America’s Deterrent – JOEL B. POLLAK
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/08/20/blue-state-blues-it-will-take-a-generation-to-rebuild-americas-deterrent/
— Majority of Voters Don’t Believe Joe Biden Will Finish First Term – JOHN NOLTE
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/08/19/nolte-majority-voters-dont-believe-biden-will-finish-first-term/

BLAZE
— Taliban reportedly going ‘door-to-door’ looking for Christians to kill them – PHIL SHIVER
https://www.theblaze.com/news/taliban-door-to-door-killing-christians

DAILY CALLER
— Politicians, World Leaders Politely Ask The Taliban To Respect Women’s Rights – BRADLEY DEVLIN
https://dailycaller.com/2021/08/19/taliban-human-rights-women-girls-joe-biden-nancy-pelosi/

DAILY SIGNAL
— Critical Race Theory Promotes Discrimination – Jonathan Butcher
https://www.dailysignal.com/2021/08/19/critical-race-theory-promotes-discrimination/
— ‘Latinx’ Is Unpopular With Actual Latin Americans, Poll Shows – Douglas Blair
https://www.dailysignal.com/2021/08/19/latinx-is-unpopular-with-actual-latin-americans-poll-shows/
— A Shameful Attack on Conservatives for Supporting Afghan Women – Kelsey Bolar
https://www.dailysignal.com/2021/08/19/a-shameful-attack-on-conservatives-for-supporting-afghan-women/

DAILY WIRE
— America’s 250th Birthday Will Be A ‘Commemoration,’ Not ‘Celebration’ In Virginia Because Leftists Don’t Think It’s Worth Celebrating. Event should be oriented around liberal priorities because “because [conservatives are] all in anyway.” – Luke Rosiak
https://www.dailywire.com/news/americas-250th-birthday-will-be-a-commemoration-not-celebration-in-virginia-because-liberals-dont-think-its-worth-celebrating

NEWSMAX
— Critics Balk at CRT Training Video at Air Force Academy – Cathy Burke
https://www.newsmax.com/us/critical-race-theory-military-air-force-academy/2021/08/19/id/1033050/
— Pennsylvania School Board Bans Critical Race Theory – Jeffrey Rodack
https://www.newsmax.com/us/critical-race-pennsylvania-ban/2021/08/19/id/1033006/
— James Madison University Trains Students That Christians, White Males Are ‘Oppressors’ – Jack Gournell
https://www.newsmax.com/politics/privilege-white/2021/08/19/id/1033084/

NEWS BUSTERS
— Cowardly Biden Hides From the Press on Afghanistan – Tim Graham
https://newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/tim-graham/2021/08/20/column-cowardly-biden-hides-press-afghanistan

FEDERALIST
— Psychiatrist Sally Satel: ‘Very Concerned’ About Critical Race Theory Infiltrating Mental Health Care – Gabe Kaminsky
https://thefederalist.com/2021/08/19/psychiatrist-sally-satel-very-concerned-about-critical-race-theory-infiltrating-mental-health-care/
— Leftists Are Living In A Fantasy World While Burning The Real One To The Ground. Adding extreme social leftism to the usual political greed and stupidity has been catastrophic, from the military to education to border security. – Nathanael Blake
https://thefederalist.com/2021/08/19/leftists-are-living-in-a-fantasy-world-while-burning-the-real-one-to-the-ground/

PJ MEDIA
— Air Force Academy Cadets Forced to Watch BLM Video – STEPHEN GREEN
https://pjmedia.com/vodkapundit/2021/08/19/air-force-academy-cadets-forced-to-watch-blm-video-n1471023

COLLEGE FIX
— After threat of lawsuit, Princeton seminary excused student from ‘whiteness is sin’ anti-racism training – JENNIFER KABBANY
https://www.thecollegefix.com/after-threat-of-lawsuit-princeton-seminary-excused-student-from-whiteness-is-sin-anti-racism-training/

BIZ PAC REVIEW
— Taliban going house-to-house and hanging those who worked with US. We left them a map, says North – Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
https://www.bizpacreview.com/2021/08/20/taliban-going-house-to-house-and-hanging-those-who-worked-with-us-we-left-them-a-map-says-north-1121528/
— Taliban parade two men through streets with blackened faces and nooses around necks
https://www.bizpacreview.com/2021/08/19/taliban-parade-two-men-through-streets-with-blackened-faces-and-nooses-around-necks-1121017/
— Biden admin continues to tell fleeing Americans to pay their way out of Afghanistan, hours after telling the press otherwise
https://www.bizpacreview.com/2021/08/20/biden-admin-continues-to-tell-fleeing-americans-to-pay-their-way-out-of-afghanistan-hours-after-telling-the-press-otherwise-1121584/

LEGAL INSURRECTION
— Employees in One Missouri School District Sue Over ‘Equity Training,’ Claiming it’s Unconstitutional. “claims she had to affirm statements she disagreed with in order to progress in the mandatory training” – Mike LaChance
https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/08/employees-in-one-missouri-school-district-sue-over-equity-training-claiming-its-unconstitutional/
— Afghani Women Protest Against the Taliban Amid Crackdown. Where are the feminists? Afghani women face actual oppression unlike the fake oppression women supposedly endure in America. – Mary Chastain
https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/08/afghani-women-protest-against-the-taliban-amid-crackdown/
— Investigation: Increasing Push For “Prioritizing Non-Whites for Medical Care to Compensate for Historical Wrongs” Real Clear Investigations: “Doctors are questioning the concept of colorblindness in patient care as a racist holdover that benefits white people.” – William A. Jacobson
https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/08/investigation-increasing-push-in-medicine-for-prioritizing-non-whites-for-medical-care-to-compensate-for-historical-wrongs/

EPOCH TIMES
— US Black Hawk Helicopters Captured by Taliban as ‘Horrified’ Senators Demand DOD Audit – JACK PHILLIPS
https://www.theepochtimes.com/mkt_morningbrief/billions-of-dollars-in-us-weapons-aircraft-likely-seized-by-taliban_3956556.html

THE HILL
— School boards become ground zero for country’s culture wars – JULIA MANCHESTER
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/568428-school-boards-become-ground-zero-for-countrys-culture-wars

REUTERS
— Taliban are rounding up Afghans on blacklist
(COMMENT: I should write a book about those who have me on their blacklists. I would focus on past and present leaders of the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Wheaton Park District, conservative leaders, religious leaders, Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct since 2000, and those who I have sued.)
https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/taliban-are-rounding-up-afghans-blacklist-private-intel-report-2021-08-19/

NEW YORK TIMES
— Hunted by the Taliban, U.S.-Allied Afghan Forces Are in Hiding – Matthew Rosenberg
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/19/world/asia/taliban-afghanistan-usa.html

NEW YORK POST
— Toddlers are racist … and other insights from Bank of America’s woke training – Christopher F. Rufo
https://nypost.com/2021/08/19/toddlers-are-racist-and-other-insights-from-woke-bank-of-america-training/

BALTIMORE SUN
— Wealthy politicians happy to push divisive narratives
https://www.baltimoresun.com/maryland/howard/cng-ho-letters-0819-20210820-etxobeg6cfge3m4fhzpewypdci-story.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Should Military Officers Be Chosen by Race? An admiral’s revealing remark about naval promotion. – Harry Jackson
(COMMENT: While I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years, my superiors were always under tremendous pressure from Democrat politicians to hire, to retain, and to promote Democrats, and especially Democrats who were minority, female, and/or younger. While I have served as a Republican Precinct Committeeman since 1999, the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Milton Township Republican Organization have always been under tremendous pressure to recruit, to retain, and to promote those who are minority, female, and/or younger.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/military-officers-affirmative-action-identity-politics-diversity-and-inclusion-national-security-11629402318
— Selling Luxury Goods in a More Socialist China Becomes a Problem. A speech on wealth inequality by the country’s president has wiped 60 billion euros off the value of Europe’s top luxury stocks. – Carol Ryan
(COMMENT: What luxury goods have you bought? According to my Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates in the federal government, luxury goods that I bought included a) new cars in 1966, 1967, 1968, 1971, 1978, etc. b) real estate in 1972, 1974, and 1976, c) tuition and books 1966-1980 and 1992-1997, d) collector cars in 1989 and 1994, and e) real estate that my wife and I bought in 1978 and 1984.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/selling-luxury-goods-in-a-more-socialist-china-becomes-a-problem-11629378116

FORBES
— Sen. Marco Rubio Called Out YouTube’s Streaming Service For Silencing Conservatives
https://www.forbes.com/sites/petersuciu/2021/08/19/sen-marco-rubio-called-out-youtubes-streaming-service-for-silencing-conservatives/

BLOOMBERG
— Next China: Wealth Redistribution in an Economy for Common Prosperity
(COMMENT: I should write a book about my Democrat IRS superiors who were most furious a) that IRS hired me in 1971 instead of a Black and b) that IRS promoted me in 1972, 1973, and 1974 instead of Blacks. I should write a book about my Democrat GAO superiors who were most furious a) that GAO hired me in 1980 instead of a Black, b) that GAO promoted me in 1986 instead of a Black, and c) that GAO did not get rid of me sooner than it did so that a Black could have my job and my preferred corner office.)
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/newsletters/2021-08-20/next-china-wealth-redistribution-in-an-economy-for-common-prosperity