September 10 Evening Edition

— DuPage County expected to vote next month on recreational pot sales in unincorporated areas – Robert Sanchez (DIERSEN: During the public comment part of this meeting, fellow Milton Township Republican Precinct Committeeman Janet Shaw, myself, and one other spoke against the sale of recreational pot in DuPage County unincorporated areas.)
— Longest-serving DuPage County Board member Jim Healy won’t seek re-election – Robert Sanchez
— Six more Arlington Heights businesses fined for selling booze to minors – Christopher Placek
— Some lawmakers wary of plan to move foster children into managed health care – Peter Hancock

— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Skokie clears way for potential recreational marijuana dispensaries – BRIAN L. COX
— Ethically, Todd Ricketts owes Cook County six more years of property taxes on his Wilmette house. He should pay up. – Eric Zorn

— Fact-check: They signed the Declaration of Independence — but nearly three-quarters also owned slaves Using books, historical organizations, research articles and other sources, PolitiFact found there is strong evidence to back Chicago documentary filmmaker Arlen Parsa’s claim. – Tom Kertscher
— Sen. Tammy Duckworth on Bolton ouster: Trump, aides, ‘can’t seem to get their act together’ Duckworth on the aborted meeting with the Taliban: ‘What was he doing inviting the Taliban to Camp David in the first place?’ – Lynn Sweet

— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Commissioners vote in favor of recreational marijuana – Maria Maxham

— Evanston City Council advances reparations plan to counter wealth, opportunity gaps – Cassidy Wang (DIERSEN: What do your city council members think of you? How much in reparations do they want you to pay?)

— Kacich: Now crowd of GOP candidates for Shimkus’ U.S. House seat

— Local 150 Wins Case Against Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser, Union Contract Signed by Bob Miller Covering Entire Gasser Term Ruled OK 
— David McSweeney Gets Pat on the Back from Tribune Columnist 
— IL-06/IL-14: Nancy Pelosi Will Not Allow a Vote on Medicare-for-All, Catalina Lauf Talks to FOX Business, Jeanne Ives and Evelyn Sanguinetti Speak in West Dundee 
— IL-14: James Marter Schedules Quarter-ending Fundraiser in Crystal Lake 9/29 
— Jack Franks Wrong on History for the Year After He Was Born 
— Skillicorn Tours McHenry County Jail

— The NRCC’s oh-so-subtle press releases (cont.) 

— Trump fires John Bolton, says they ‘disagreed strongly’
— Obama untouched by climate change reality

— Walsh trashes GOP’s ‘undemocratic bulls–‘ as four state parties cancel primary contests – Bailey Vogt

— The ‘moderates’ in the Democrat field – Jon N. Hall

— Research: 600K Illegal Aliens Expected to Successfully Enter U.S. this Year – John Binder

— There Are No Rules For Democrats – Derek Hunter

— Trump wins 60 percent approval in rural areas of key states – JONATHAN EASLEY

— Trump attacks new poll showing his approval rating tumbling Washington Post-ABC survey shows a 6-point drop over a summer of self-inflicted wounds, trade war – John T. Bennett
— Rodney Davis seeks to ban public financing in campaigns Illinois Republican’s bill is unlikely to move in Democrat-controlled House – Kate Ackley

— Most Still Oppose Driver’s Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

— What do you say to those who harm people to curry favor with other people? I should write a book about the following. – Dave Diersen
– Whites who harm other Whites to curry favor with those who are anti-White
– Men who harm other men to curry favor with those who are anti-men
– Older people who harm other older people to curry favor with those who are anti-older people
– Non-poor people who harm other non-poor people to curry favor with those who are anti-non-poor people
– Heterosexuals who harm other heterosexuals to curry favor with those who are anti-heterosexual
– German Americans who harm other German Americans to curry favor with those who are anti-German American
– Non-recent immigrants who harm other non-recent immigrants to curry favor with those who are anti-non-recent immigrants
– Those who claim to be Christian who harm Christians to curry favor with those who are anti-Christian
– Those who claim to be conservative who harm conservatives to curry favor with those who are anti-conservative
– Those who claim to be Republican who harm Republicans to curry favor with those who are anti-Republican