September 22 Morning Edition

ABC7
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Dangerous week leaves Chicago police officers besieged by violence, loss – Evelyn Holmes
https://abc7chicago.com/dangerous-week-leaves-chicago-police-besieged-by-violence-loss/5558749/
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Free marijuana conviction expungement clinic, job fair happening Sunday
https://abc7chicago.com/community-events/today-free-marijuana-expungement-clinic-job-fair/5559104/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Alaska GOP scraps 2020 presidential primary, helping Trump – AP 
https://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-bc-us–alaska-no-gop-2020-primary-20190922-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: White-haters plan summit in Mexico.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-tns-bc-mexico-whitesupremacy-20190921-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: Casino revenues fall, but video gambling bolsters state’s wagering – Jake Griffin (DIERSEN: What percent of those who spend money on booze, gambling, pot, and other vices become public charges and wards of the state? It should be illegal to spend money on booze, gambling, pot, or other vices unless you can prove that you are on track to having at least $1 million saved for your retirement.)
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190921/casino-revenues-fall-but-video-gambling-bolsters-states-wagering-

DANVILLE COMMERCIAL NEWS
— Stop pot sales – Kathy Valente, Illinois Family Institute, Tinley Park
https://www.commercial-news.com/opinion/letter-stop-pot-sales/article_c6b13f32-dbc2-11e9-882e-a373bd0179db.html

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Sangamon County Sheriff Jack Cambell offers lateral hires, drops college requirement – Bernard Schoenburg (DIERSEN: GAO hired me in 1980 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, younger person, or veteran who would take the job. IRS hired me in 1971 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job. The Post Office hired me in 1966 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job.)
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20190921/cambell-offers-lateral-hires-drops-college-requirement

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— The Left seeks to homogenize education in pursuit of equality over excellence – Kelly Sloan
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/the-left-seeks-to-homogenize-education-in-pursuit-of-equality-over-excellence

AMERICAN THINKER
— Democrat Censured for Voting with Trump 19% of the Time. Bipartisanship Is Dead. – Fletch Daniels
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/09/democrat_censured_for_voting_with_trump_19_of_the_time_bipartisanship_is_dead.html

DAILY CALLER
— Only Nine Students Show Up To White Privilege Workshop At School Of 30,000 – BEN MCDONALD
https://dailycaller.com/2019/09/21/nine-students-university-of-north-carolina-charlotte-white-privilege-workshop/

POLITICO
— Trump sets sights on Indian American voters ahead of 2020 The president hopes to appeal to Indian Americans at massive ‘Howdy Modi’ rally with popular Indian leader. – ANITA KUMAR
https://www.politico.com/story/2019/09/22/trump-indian-american-voters-2020-1507266

ABC NEWS
— Alaska GOP scraps 2020 presidential primary, helping Trump – AP
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/alaska-gop-scraps-2020-presidential-primary-helping-trump-65773870

NEW YORK TIMES
— Americans Trust Police More Than Congress, Study Finds – Heather Murphy
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/20/us/trust-congress-military-police.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Americans trust police officers, military leaders and local public officials more than members of Congress, tech leaders and journalists, according to a study published by the Pew Research Center on Thursday. . .Trust in journalists varied depending on the question and the respondent’s political affiliation. Roughly half of Americans said journalists care about people like them, whereas nearly as many — 46 percent — said journalists rarely care. Republicans’ belief that journalists would fairly cover all sides of an issue (31 percent) was dramatically lower than Democrats’ (74 percent). Two-thirds of Americans think that journalists behave unethically some or most of the time.)

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— Obama is more popular than ever. So why are the Democratic candidates running so far to his left? – MATT WELCH
https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2019-09-20/election-2020-democratic-candidates-obama-left

INDIANAPOLIS STAR
— Social media giants discriminate against conservative views  There are hundreds of instances where conservatives have been unfairly banned or suppressed based on their political beliefs. – Ryan Moore
https://www.indystar.com/story/opinion/2019/09/22/op-ed-social-media-giants-discriminate-against-conservative-views/2391463001/

DALLAS MORNING NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: White-haters plan summit in Mexico.
https://www.dallasnews.com/news/mexico/2019/09/21/mexico-plans-summit-to-target-rise-of-white-supremacy/

PROVIDENCE JOURNAL
— Candace Owens tells R.I. crowd that Democrats ‘brainwash’ blacks – Madeleine List 
https://www.providencejournal.com/news/20190921/candace-owens-tells-ri-crowd-that-democrats-brainwash-blacks

ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-=hater says “Trump cruelty not welcome in New Mexico.”
https://www.abqjournal.com/1369375/trump-cruelty-not-welcome-in-new-mexico-ex-the-land-of-enchantment-has-a-long-history-of-welcoming-immigrants-into-our-state-and-society.html

DAILY MAIL
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Nearly 1 in 25 US adults uses marijuana EVERY DAY, study finds – NATALIE RAHHAL 
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-7486579/Nearly-1-25-adults-uses-marijuana-DAY-study-finds.html

GUARDIAN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Donald Trump is no hero of the working class. And the GM strikers know it.”
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/sep/22/donald-trump-general-motors-strike

STRAITS TIMES
— Securing the future of quality journalism – Warren Fernandez
https://www.straitstimes.com/world/securing-the-future-of-quality-journalism

September 18 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Mayor Lori Lightfoot gets pushback on proposal to regulate Chicago’s marijuana dispensary locations – Craig Wall (DIERSEN: Wherever pot is sold, it brings down everything around it.)
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/lightfoot-gets-pushback-on-plans-to-regulate-marijuana-dispensary-locations/5548737/
— Mayor Lori Lightfoot introduces zoning ordinance to regulate Chicago marijuana sales – Michelle Gallardo and Craig Wall (DIERSEN: Wherever pot is sold, it brings down everything around it.)
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/lightfoot-introduces-chicago-marijuana-sales-ordinance/5548737/
— Wheaton College students sue Chicago, arguing Millennium Park rules violate free speech
https://abc7chicago.com/religion/wheaton-college-students-sue-city-arguing-millennium-park-rules-violate-free-speech/5549323/

WGN TV
— Itasca residents protest possible opening of drug rehab center
https://wgntv.com/2019/09/18/itasca-residents-protest-possible-opening-of-drug-rehab-center/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Waubonsee Community College. Trump-haters complain that they were not notified.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-community-reacts-to-devos-visit-waubonsee-st-0918-20190917-pxgdbg4pobhz5krkigewqc4whq-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Waubonsee students who are part of the national group Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlan — MEChA — said they were disappointed to not have notice of the visit because they said it silenced them. The group works to spread awareness of immigrant rights, help connect students who are underrepresented minorities and help first-generation students navigate higher education, group leaders said. While touring Jefferson High School in Rockford Monday, dozens of protestors, many wearing red T-shirts, carried signs and gathered outside the school to greet DeVos, according to the Rockford Register Star. “Waubonsee tends to show this image that we have a very diverse student population, but we had someone from the Trump administration who has attacked our communities here,” said Giselle Gonzalez, Waubonsee sophomore and president of the MEChA group at the school. . .“At a place like our college where there is a large population of Latinx students, that’s something the school should have thought twice about before letting her come on campus,” Rodriguez said. “It just doesn’t feel safe to be surprised like that.”)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats glorify and praise past, present, and future stoners.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/marijuana/illinois/ct-marijuana-expungement-seekers-illinois-20190918-72zlavaodzfmxooaw4woyggcge-story.html
— Niles plan commission recommends creating districts for recreational marijuana sales – JENNIFER JOHNSON (DIERSEN: Wherever pot is sold, it brings down everything around it.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/niles/ct-nhs-cannabis-business-zoning-tl-0919-20190917-eruqldjx75g4xdmvo3mm5g7sym-story.html
— Illinois Gaming Board chair Don Tracy who resigned in June engaged in prohibited political activity while in charge of body that regulates gambling, watchdog finds – Dan Petrella
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-gaming-board-chairman-political-activity-20190918-ni3foxfhqrbwbc7ipl6xseqgym-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: On Wednesday, Tracy, who ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor in the 2010 GOP primary, called the report “baseless speculation” and said that he believes it was politically motivated. But he declined to say who he thinks was responsible, other than that he doesn’t believe the governor’s office “had anything to do with it.” “I’m not going to engage in that myself,” he said.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater promotes hatred against Trump.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/rex-huppke/ct-trump-california-homeless-border-fundraiser-huppke-20190918-y3jfh5lnm5avzcqwkg7vlthv4m-story.html
— State lawmakers press case for monthly cap on insulin costs – JAMIE MUNKS (DIERSEN: My father fought type 1 diabetes from age 14. The high cost of insulin is one reason why he and his father had less money.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-insulin-costs-legislation-20190917-uneqfimnsbdv7gb42szxqqgmcm-story.html
— Wheaton College students sue city, say rights to free speech, religious liberty were violated by guards booting them from Millennium Park, restricting access – Javonte Anderson
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-millenium-park-wheaton-college-students-first-amendment-lawsuit-20190918-egezy2gndrhjhf7eqzm6fkz24i-story.html
— Principal accused of sexual misconduct was hired by Matteson school district without background and reference checks, records show – ZAK KOESKE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-matteson-principal-background-check-st-0719-20190918-ba4q4agdz5b6llx5tswfrxnt6e-story.html
— Mayor Lori Lightfoot to headline LGBTQ Victory Fund fundraiser with Chasten Buttigieg in Chicago this weekend
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-lori-lightfoot-chasten-buttigieg-victory-fund-fundraiser-20190918-u2r2m2hgy5dtvnkbjvnapep6vu-story.html
— Embattled Palatine high school district considers granting unrestricted locker room access for transgender students – Angie Leventis Lourgos
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-palatine-211-transgender-unrestricted-access-20190919-pvladtbw7ja7hfz5rzdbwczfcu-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Banning pot shops from downtown ensures Loop remains ‘family friendly,’ Lightfoot says The mayor also wants to ensure the shops are evenly distributed throughout the city. – Fran Spielman (DIERSEN: Wherever pot is sold, it brings down everything around it.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/9/18/20872927/banning-pot-shops-from-downtown-ensures-loop-remains-family-friendly-lightfoot-says
— Chicago cops could potentially have access to thousands of new cameras — on residents’ front doors Police are starting a pilot program with doorbell camera company Ring, which could aid in solving crime but which raises privacy fears. – David Struett
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/9/18/20863289/ring-cameras-police-surveillance-privacy-civil-liberties-cpd-doorbell
— High-powered lobbyist has stake in weed dispensary — and he’s looking to open more – Tom Schuba 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/9/18/20869562/marijuana-illinois-cannabis-lobbyist-ted-brunsvold-medical
— Ex-Gaming Board chief accused of donating illegal campaign cash — allegations he calls ‘a political hit job’ Don Tracy, an appointee of former Gov. Bruce Rauner, called the executive inspector general’s report “baloney.” “A lot of people around here hate Rauner,” Tracy said from his Downstate office. – Mitchell Armentrout
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/9/18/20872873/illinois-gaming-board-chairman-political-contributions-don-tracy
— More eyes watching us? We need to talk first How to use new video doorbell technology should be a matter of public debate and discussion from the start. So far, it hasn’t been. – Editorial
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/9/18/20872447/privacy-ring-doorbells-chicago-police-naperville-arlington-heights-cicero-aurora
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats manipulate, dominate, and exploit children.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/9/18/20870853/climate-strike-youth-protestors-clean-energy-jobs-act-illinois

DAILY HERALD
— OUTSTANDING: Residents, school leaders urge Antioch to ban marijuana sales – Mick Zawislak
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190918/residents-school-leaders-urge-antioch-to-ban-marijuana-sales
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: East Dundee trustees express support, initiate zoning process for pot sales – Lauren Rohr
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190918/east-dundee-trustees-express-support-initiate-zoning-process-for-pot-sales

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Duckworth demonizes, denigrates, and condemns Trump.
https://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20190918/duckworth-in-mid-term-talks-directly-as-she-takes-on-trump

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Expecting a focus on planned casino, Danville aldermen instead hear from residents about pot – Tracy Crane
https://www.news-gazette.com/news/expecting-a-focus-on-planned-casino-danville-aldermen-instead-hear/article_922283ab-62d0-59e5-993d-74bc7606b196.html

HERALD NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Pot pushers push pot.
https://www.theherald-news.com/2019/09/18/will-county-residents-learn-about-legalized-recreational-marijuana-at-local-event/ajyfbbv/

SUBURBAN LIFE
— Abortion doctor’s widow hadn’t set foot in garage in 25 years Attorney said she didn’t know what he was storing – DEREK BARICHELLO
https://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2019/09/18/abortion-doctors-widow-hadnt-set-foot-in-garage-in-25-years/ajq4gqh/

WSPY NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Visited Waubonsee C.C. in Sugar Grove. Trump-haters Critical of Lack of Publication
http://www.wspynews.com/news/local/u-s-secretary-of-education-betsy-devos-makes-quiet-visit/article_72520cea-da10-11e9-8c80-53029db70d83.html

WREX
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: South Beloit zoning board approves cannabis dispensary off I-90
https://wrex.com/category/2019/09/18/south-beloit-zoning-board-approves-cannabis-dispensary-off-i-90/

EVANSTON ROUNDTABLE
— City Reparations Plan Moves Forward – Bob Seidenberg (DIERSEN: Do those who represent you in your municipality support reparations or oppose reparations?)
https://evanstonroundtable.com/main.asp?SectionID=15&SubSectionID=26&ArticleID=16973

CHICAGO CURBED
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats want minorities and women to be pot pushers.
https://chicago.curbed.com/2019/9/18/20872171/chicago-cannabis-dispensary-location-lightfoot-ordinance-downtown

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— DR. KINZLER TELLS IR WHY HE’S MAKING THE 6TH CD PRIMARY A 3-WAY RACE
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/09/dr-kinzler-tells-ir-why-hes-making-the-6th-cd-primary-a-3-way-race-.html
— WHEATON COLLEGE STUDENTS SUING CITY OF CHICAGO FOR RESTRICTING FREE SPEECH
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/09/wheaton-student-suing-city-of-chicago-for-restricting-free-speech.html

CAPITOL FAX
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Pot pushers push pot.
https://capitolfax.com/2019/09/18/looking-on-the-bright-side-10/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Taylor Swift: Trump’s election made me ‘obsessed’ with politics – Caitlin Yilek 
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/taylor-swift-trumps-election-made-me-obsessed-with-politics

AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE
— The Washington Post‘s War on ‘Racist’ Trump Which is really a mission to alienate most of the country. – DONALD DEVINE
https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-washington-posts-war-on-racist-trump/

BREITBART
— Michelle Malkin: Anchor Baby Policy the ‘Ultimate Magnet’ for Illegal Aliens – John Binder
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/09/18/malkin-anchor-baby-policy-ultimate-magnet-illegal-aliens/
— In Their Extreme Lurch to the Left, Democrats Abandoned Black Americans – Candace Owens
https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2019/09/18/candace-owens-in-their-extreme-lurch-to-the-left-democrats-abandoned-black-americans/
— At Least Quarter of a Million DACA Anchor Babies Living in 37 States – John Binder
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/09/17/data-at-least-quarter-of-a-million-daca-anchor-babies-living-in-37-states/

BLAZE
— America does NOT have a gun problem, ‘we have a mental health problem’: Graham Allen talks gun rights with Dan Crenshaw The vast majority of gun-deaths in this country are from suicide
https://www.theblaze.com/graham-allen/dan-crenshaw-houston-youth-summit
— Comedian Chelsea Handler insists that white people should take racial sensitivity classes, be ‘uncomfortable’ about their whiteness – Sarah Taylor
https://www.theblaze.com/news/chelsea-handler-white-people-racial-sensitivity-classes

CHRISTIAN HEADLINES
— Chick-fil-A’s Sales Have Doubled Since LGBT Boycott Began in 2012 – Michael Foust (DIERSEN: Do those who represent you in your municipality support Chick-fil-A or oppose Chick-fil-A?) 
https://www.christianheadlines.com/contributors/michael-foust/chick-fil-a-s-sales-have-doubled-since-lgbt-boycott-began-in-2012.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: “We are very much supportive of the family – the biblical definition of the family unit,” he told the Biblical Recorder. “We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives. We give God thanks for that.” Cathy’s comments led to calls for boycotts and pledges by mayors in Boston and Chicago to oppose new restaurants opening in their cities. That, in turn, led Mike Huckabee to launch a Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day on Aug. 1, 2012. Hundreds of thousands of customers took part, and the chain broke sales records for a single day.)

CHRISTIANITY TODAY
— Chicago’s Millennium Park Restricts Evangelism: Today, Wheaton College Students Sue for Access The revised Millennium Park Rules hinder evangelism—and freedom of speech. – ED STETZER 
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2019/september/millennium-park-incident.html

DAILY CALLER
— Anti-Trump Protesters Verbally Abuse Reporter – MARY MARGARET OLOHAN
https://dailycaller.com/2019/09/18/protesters-abuse-reporters/

GOPUSA
— Jimmy Carter: ‘I hope there’s an age limit’ on the presidency (DIERSEN: Of course, because Trump is old, White, male, non-veteran, rich, Protestant, German-American, gun-owner, and someone whose ancestors have been in America for a long time, Trump-haters will get members of the aforesaid groups to demonize, denigrate, and condemn members of the aforesaid groups.) 
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=76268

BIZ PAC REVIEW
— Tom Fitton calls on DOJ to prosecute public officials who aid illegal alien criminals – Tom Tillison
https://www.bizpacreview.com/2019/09/18/tom-fitton-calls-on-doj-to-prosecute-public-officials-who-aid-illegal-alien-criminals-826688
— Biden promises more jobs for women than there are U.S. citizens – Tom Tillison 
https://www.bizpacreview.com/2019/09/18/take-it-slow-joe-biden-promises-more-jobs-for-women-than-there-are-u-s-citizens-826868

THE HILL
— Trump visits border wall construction in California to cap three-day trip – BRETT SAMUELS AND MORGAN CHALFANT
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/462077-trump-visits-border-wall-construction-in-california-to-cap-three-day
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters love Hispanics who promote hatred of Trump.
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/462057-latino-bush-staffer-to-fellow-latinos-vote-president-trump-out-of-office

NEW YORK TIMES
— Most Latinos Don’t Back Trump. But Some Wear Their Support Proudly. At a rally in New Mexico this week, Hispanic voters enthusiastically backed the president’s hard-line approach to immigration. – Jennifer Medina
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/18/us/latino-hispanics-for-trump.html
— HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: Facebook Takes Steps To Combat Extremism – Davey Alba, Catie Edmondson and Mike Isaac (DIERSEN: Political parties exist to help elect candidates who can and will defend and advance their platform. Are you a Republican? The more planks in the Republican Party platform that you support, the more that non-Republicans call you an extremist.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/17/technology/facebook-hate-speech-extremism.html
— 2001 Photo of Trudeau in Brownface Makeup Roils Canada Election – Ian Austen
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/18/world/canada/trudeau-brownface.html

WASHINGTON POST
— The NYT Kavanaugh smear shows why the press is the least-trusted institution in America – Marc A. Thiessen
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/09/17/smearing-brett-kavanaugh-continues/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Loathing Can’t Unite the Country At the Democratic debate, candidates decried divisiveness while sowing division. – Karl Rove
https://www.wsj.com/articles/loathing-cant-unite-the-country-11568846645
— Democrat Borrows GOP Playbook in Illinois Race for House Seat Rep. Dan Lipinski blasts his primary challenger Marie Newman’s ties to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – Andrew Duehren
https://www.wsj.com/articles/democrat-borrows-gop-playbook-in-illinois-race-for-house-seat-11568811754
— Not All Gifted Children Are From Affluent Families To help the poor rise, the education system needs to ‘raise the ceiling’ as well as ‘lift the floor.’ – Jason L. Riley
https://www.wsj.com/articles/not-all-gifted-children-are-from-affluent-families-11568760089
— U.S. Immigration Courts’ Backlog Exceeds One Million Cases – Michelle Hackman (DIERSEN: Democrats want immigrants because immigrants vote for Democrats. RINOs want immigrants because RINOs want cheap labor.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-immigration-courts-backlog-exceeds-one-million-cases-11568845885

24/7 WALL STREET
— These Are the Cars Americans Keep the Longest – Paul Ausick (DIERSEN: I have owned my 1972 Cuvette for almost 48 years. I have owned my 1996 Thunderbird LX for almost 24 years.)
https://247wallst.com/autos/2019/09/18/these-are-the-cars-americans-keep-the-longest/

USA TODAY
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats demonize, denigrate, and condemn men. 
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/09/16/first-sexual-experience-women-rape-study/2347264001/

IDAHO STATESMAN
— California neo-Nazi running for seat on Garden City council – HAYLEY HARDING
https://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/community/boise/article235203142.html

SIERRA LEONE TIMES
— Polarized Politics Deepen Divide Over Who Is a ‘Real’ American (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters make it clear a) that they hate America and b) that they will do anything to stop assimilation.
https://www.sierraleonetimes.com/news/262460749/polarized-politics-deepen-divide-over-who-is-a-real-american

KPVI
— Local Republicans censure Riggleman, but he claims their reasoning is dishonest – Tyler Arnold
https://www.kpvi.com/news/national_news/local-republicans-censure-riggleman-but-he-claims-their-reasoning-is/article_6e5b09c0-a3cf-5560-b2ad-58c46b3ba38b.html

GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE
— Higher Pay and Parental Leave Could Help VA Address Vacancies, Official Says – Eric Katz
https://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2019/09/higher-pay-and-parental-leave-could-help-va-address-vacancies-official-says/159985/

September 4 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Mayor Lori Lightfoot keeps up Twitter spat with Sen. Ted Cruz over Chicago crime – Craig Wall (DIERSEN: What percent of those who commit crime in Chicago were not raised in a traditional family?)
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/lightfoots-twitter-spat-with-sen-cruz-over-chicago-crime-continues/5515938/
— San Francisco supervisors call National Rifle Association a ‘domestic terrorist organization’
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/san-francisco-calls-nra-a-domestic-terrorist-organization/5515415/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Legal grass offers Lake County the potential for tourism highs – CHARLES SELLE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/opinion/ct-lns-selle-lake-county-legal-marijuana-st-0905-20190904-xdzh2zxiirag5jhecmatwfmro4-story.html
— Schock’s off the hook – and he can run for office again – Lisa Donovan
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-schock-fbi-chicago-corruption-naperville-pot-casten-spin-20190904-qsufpzphbrdqfcfi2m73dpea6q-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Republican-hater promotes hatred against Republicans.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/dahleen-glanton/ct-dahleen-glanton-chicago-ted-cruz-lori-lightfoot-20190904-wcxitnynrrcmtekldly3g3tnki-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— OUTSTANDING: Naperville bans recreational pot sales
https://chicago.suntimes.com/cannabis/2019/9/4/20849148/naperville-bans-recreational-marijuana-pot-sales
— On Facebook, Illinois prison guards, accused of abuses by transgender inmates, mocked LGBTQ community The officers who posted the offensive and explicit memes and other posts all identified themselves as Department of Corrections employees. – Emily Hoerner
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2019/9/4/20849134/facebook-transgender-illinois-correctional-officers-abuses-strawberry-hampton-lgbtq-mocked-memes
— Pfleger announces anti-gun rally in nation’s capital, slams ‘ignorant’ Ted Cruz “It’s sad when you see somebody who holds an elected office be so ignorant and uninformed,” Pfleger said of the Republican Senator from Texas. – Mitch Dudek 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/9/4/20849654/pfleger-announces-anti-gun-rally-nations-capital-slams-ted-cruz
— Advocates shine light on homeless CPS students, turn up heat on Lightfoot There were 16,451 homeless Chicago Public Schools students during the 2018-19 school year. Half of them were concentrated in 10 South and West Side wards. – Fran Spielman 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2019/9/4/20849881/advocates-shine-light-homeless-cps-students-turn-up-heat-lightfoot

— Where Walmart leads on guns, will others follow? – Editorial
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/9/4/20849409/walmart-el-paso-gun-control-background-checks-doug-mcmillon-sun-times-editorial

DAILY HERALD
— OUTSTANDING: Naperville bans recreational pot sales – Marie Wilson
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190904/naperville-bans-recreational-pot-sales-but-plans-to-seek-voter-input

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Casten raises eyebrows with ‘impeachment town hall’ A congressman facing a tough re-election fight decides to spotlight one provocative issue—opening a Trump impeachment inquiry—in tonight’s Downers Grove session. – GREG HINZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/casten-raises-eyebrows-impeachment-town-hall
— Mayor Lightfoot vs. Sen. Cruz gun control spat, Day 3: ‘Do your job’ “If you want to come to Chicago and learn about the root causes of gun violence, I’ll be glad to show you around,” the mayor said in her latest back-and-forth with the Texas senator.
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/government/mayor-lightfoot-vs-sen-cruz-gun-control-spat-day-3-do-your-job

WLS AM
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Donald Trump’s ‘Summer of Winning’ video is a loser.”
http://www.wlsam.com/news/donald-trumps-summer-of-winning-video-is-a-loser/

DEKALB DAILY CHRONICLE
— U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood calls student loans ‘predatory’ – KELSEY RETTKE
https://www.daily-chronicle.com/2019/09/03/u-s-rep-lauren-underwood-calls-student-loans-predatory/as662sv/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— HOW THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY BECAME ILLINOIS’ MOST FEARED POLITICAL FORCE
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/09/how-the-lgbtq-community-became-illinois-most-feared-political-force.html
— ANOTHER ILGOP US SENATE CANDIDATE TOM TARTER ANNOUNCES PRIMARY BID
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/09/another-ilgop-us-senate-candidate-announces-primary-bid.html
— FEDS OFFICIALLY DROP CHARGES AGAINST PROVOCATIVE FORMER IL CONGRESSMAN
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/09/feds-officially-drop-charges-against-provocative-former-il-congressman.html

CAPITOL FAX
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Pot pushers push pot.
https://capitolfax.com/2019/09/04/reefer-sanity-starting-to-prevail/
— Schock officially cleared of all charges
https://capitolfax.com/2019/09/04/schock-officially-cleared-of-all-charges/

NATIONAL REVIEW
— San Francisco Labels NRA a ‘Domestic Terrorism Organization’ – JACK CROWE
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/san-francisco-labels-nra-a-domestic-terrorism-organization/

DAILY CALLER
— NRA Rips Walmart For Banning Some Ammunition Sales – WILLIAM DAVIS
https://dailycaller.com/2019/09/04/nra-rips-walmart-banning-some-ammunition-sales/

NEWSMAX
— Pope Stacks College of Cardinals With Leftist Prelates – Michael Dorstewitz
https://www.newsmax.com/michaeldorstewitz/cardinals-pope-catholic-church/2019/09/04/id/931234/

TOWNHALL
— Michelle Malkin Announces National ‘Sanctuary City Tour’ – Timothy Meads
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/timothymeads/2019/09/04/michelle-malkin-announces-national-sanctuary-city-tour-n2552594
— We Don’t Trust You – Ann Coulter
https://townhall.com/columnists/anncoulter/2019/09/04/we-dont-trust-you-n2552621

AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE
— Bernie Sanders: Federal Workers Should Have the Right to Strike But allowing the most secure employees in the country to walk off the job is a bad idea. – ROSS MARCHAND (DIERSEN: Federal jobs are secure only for those who are Democrat, minority, female, and/or veteran.)
https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/bernie-sanders-wants-federal-workers-to-have-the-right-to-strike/

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR
— Target: journalists. Will personal probes undermine media? A new conservative group is investigating the social media backgrounds of mainstream media journalists. Is turnabout fair play – or an attempt at intimidation? – Sarah Matusek
https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2019/0904/Target-journalists.-Will-personal-probes-undermine-media

CNN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Donald Trump’s ‘Summer of Winning’ video is a loser.”
https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/04/politics/donald-trump-summer-2020/index.html

FORBES
— How The ‘Best Companies To Work For’ Engage Employees And Retain Top Talent – Dana Brownlee (DIERSEN: The federal government’s top priority is not to engage and retain top talent. The federal government’s top priority is to hire, retain, and promote young Democrat minorities and young Democrat females.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/danabrownlee/2019/09/04/how-the-best-companies-to-work-for-engage-employees-and-retain-top-talent/
— Is The EEOC Protecting Workers Or Discriminatory Employers? – Patricia Barnes (DIERSEN: Do not expect EEOC to side with workers who are Republican, White, male, older, non-veteran, Protestant, or German American.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciagbarnes/2019/09/04/is-the-eeoc-protecting-workers-or-discriminatory-employers/

August 28 Evening Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— 11 of 13 Illinois Democrats in U.S. House now back impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump as U.S. Rep. Bill Foster signs on – RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-foster-latest-illinois-democrat-backs-impeachment-inquiry-trump-20190828-cpk3yosvczcrfdapq2b4bjztfu-story.html
— OUTSTANDING: La Grange Park bans recreational marijuana sales – HANK BECKMAN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/la-grange/ct-dlg-no-recreational-marijuana-tl-0905-20190828-paewbjpjznhv7hirpuzhljkdpe-story.html
— Deerfield residents voice concerns with recreational marijuana sales as commission favors regulation – STEVE SADIN (DIERSEN: What percent of those in your neighborhood, in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, and in your county want pot to be sold in your neighborhood, in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, and in your county?)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/deerfield/ct-dfr-deerfield-recreational-marijuana-plans-tl-0905-20190828-ztnt2xhhm5gbdk2pji6qchflyu-story.html
— Kellyanne Conway responds to Taylor Swift by singing her lyrics to ‘Calm Down’ – CHRIS WILLMAN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/ct-ent-kellyanne-conway-taylor-swift-calm-down-fox-news-20190828-jp2gbmktj5dwncytv3o3hxa2my-story.html
— Illinois Dems are lining up to impeach Trump. Or not. – Editorial
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-editorial-impeach-trump-house-illinois-democrats-vote-20190828-o6qybxditnathcswdh3rgacs3y-story.html
— Illinois State Police say 256 revoked gun license holders were brought into compliance within months. Tens of thousands likely remain. – SARAH FREISHTAT
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-foid-card-revocation-state-police-st-20190828-hmsfw6tvprdmlgz6aqpsra4ovu-story.html
— Woke capitalism sells out conservatives. It can sell out their opponents too. – MEGAN MCARDLE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-woke-capitalism-conservatives-mcardle-20190828-wgzyd7tuqjc73nykknmds6cjb4-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Arlington’s future in doubt as owners pass on casino expansion, threaten to move track The horse-racing industry had lobbied for slots and table games for years, but the corporate owners of Arlington Racecourse say Illinois’ market is “untenable” for their expansion. – Mitchell Armentrout
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/8/28/20837028/arlington-racecourse-move-churchill-downs-casino-racino
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: By definition, you cannot be both a LGBTQer and conservative. 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2019/8/28/20837097/donald-trump-log-cabin-republicans-endorsement-lgbtq-rights-2020-election
— Vaping: 5 things you should know about the controversial smoking alternative Vaping is even more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid is more quickly metabolized, says one expert.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/8/28/20837011/vaping-5-things-you-should-know-risks-benefits
— McDonald’s says it will provide sexual harassment training to every U.S. employee In a 2016 survey of 1,271 U.S. female fast food workers, 40% said they faced sexual harassment on the job. – AP
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/8/28/20837583/mcdonalds-sexual-harassment-training-employees

DAILY HERALD
— OUTSTANDING: Batavia mayor: I will never allow recreational marijuana sales – Bob Oswald
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190828/batavia-mayor-i-will-never-allow-recreational-marijuana-sales–
— Arlington Park won’t seek casino license, casting track’s future in doubt – Eric Peterson
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190828/arlington-park-wont-seek-casino-license-casting-tracks-future-in-doubt
— Duchossois: It’s not over for Arlington until the legislature says it’s over – Jim O’Donnell
https://www.dailyherald.com/sports/20190828/duchossois-its-not-over-for-arlington-until-the-legislature-says-its-over
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “No barrier too high in Trump’s pursuit of border wall.”
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190828/no-barrier-too-high-in-trumps-pursuit-of-border-wall
— Gurnee surveying residents before deciding on marijuana sales – Jennifer Shea (DIERSEN: What percent of those in your neighborhood, in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, and in your county want pot to be sold in your neighborhood, in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, and in your county?)
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190828/gurnee-surveying-residents-before-deciding-on-marijuana-sales
— Tech firms struggle to police content while avoiding bias – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20190828/news/308289957/

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Arlington Racecourse owner threatens to end racing Churchill Downs blames prohibitive tax rates that would penalize it relative to competing Chicago-area casinos. – STEVEN R. STRAHLER 
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/government/arlington-racecourse-owner-threatens-end-racing
— Another impeachment domino falls in Illinois congressional delegation The Chicago area’s Democratic U.S. representatives are now unanimous—almost—in calling for the House to open a formal inquiry over whether to impeach President Donald Trump. – GREG HINZ 
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/another-impeachment-domino-falls-illinois-congressional-delegation
— Pritzker not willing to overrule weed regulators in location fight—yet The governor is trying to balance the unexpected woes of weed companies with critics who think they got special treatment. – JOHN PLETZ 
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/news/pritzker-not-willing-overrule-weed-regulators-location-fight-yet

ABC7
— Chicago’s debt may be worse than expected, mayor tells aldermen – Craig Wall
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/chicagos-debt-may-be-worse-than-expected-mayor-tells-aldermen/5499314/

NBC5
— Foster, Krishnamoorthi Voice Support for Impeachment Inquiry Into Trump – Shelby Bremer
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/foster-krishnamoorthi-support-impeachment-inquiry-trump-558585931.html

CBS2
— Congressman Bill Foster Latest To Support Trump Impeachment Inquiry
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/08/28/congressman-bill-foster-latest-to-support-trump-impeachment-inquiry/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred against Whites and against men.
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/biden-racism-in-us-is-institutional-white-man-s-problem-

WGN RADIO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats want criminals to be pot pushers.
https://wgnradio.com/2019/08/28/code-for-america-is-helping-those-with-pot-convictions-move-on-and-invest-in-their-communities-and-their-lives/

NORTHWEST HERALD
— Presidential candidate fought eviction, owed thousands in late rent, records show Presidential candidate owed thousands in late rent, records show – KATIE SMITH
https://www.nwherald.com/2019/08/28/presidential-candidate-fought-eviction-owed-thousands-in-late-rent-records-show/amjxd1r/

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— New state gun law already facing court battle
https://www.news-gazette.com/news/new-state-gun-law-already-facing-court-battle/article_6929f22a-0480-5143-bc6b-c6796d4eeda8.html

WHEATON PATCH
— Lynn Robbins​ For Wheaton City Council, West District​: Patch Candidate Profile She is a construction project manager running for Wheaton City Council, West District – Patrick Martin 
https://patch.com/illinois/wheaton/lynn-robbins-wheaton-city-council-west-district-patch-candidate-profile
— DuPage County Weighs Recreational Pot Sales – Lisa Marie Farver
https://patch.com/illinois/wheaton/dupage-county-weighs-recreational-pot-sales

OAK LAWN PATCH
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Pot pushers push pot.
https://patch.com/illinois/oaklawn/calendar/event/20190830/628521/why-wait-get-your-illinois-cannabis-card-now

CENTER SQUARE
— State lawmakers offer taxation advice they should follow – Brett Rowland 
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/op-ed-state-lawmakers-offer-taxation-advice-they-should-follow/article_05e56fd8-c9b3-11e9-97ad-af15c12b7323.html

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Third National Interview for Catalina Lauf
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/08/28/third-national-interview-for-catalina-lauf/ 
— IL-14: Catalina Lauf: “I’m not anti-anyone, I’m pro-America!”
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/08/28/il-14-catalina-lauf-im-not-anti-anyone-im-pro-america/
— IL-06: Jeanne Ives Wins FreedomWorks Endorsement, Evelyn Sanguinetti Celebrates Fox River Grove Centennial
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/08/28/il-06-jeanne-ives-wins-freedomworks-endorsement-evelyn-sanguinetti-celebrates-fox-river-grove-centennial/ 
— McConchie ADA Report Bill Signed into Law
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/08/28/mcconchie-ada-report-bill-signed-into-law/
— State Ignores Sixth Largest County–McHenry–in Rollout of New Dementia Centers, DuPage & Lake Skipped Over, Too
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/08/28/state-ignores-sixth-largest-county-mchenry-in-rollout-of-new-dementia-centers-dupage-lake-skipped-over-too/

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Ives Named a “GOP Woman to Watch” by the Washington Examiner
https://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/513284067-ives-named-a-gop-woman-to-watch-by-the-washington-examiner

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— THORNER: ILLINOIS CONSERVATIVE ACTIVISTS ENERGIZED AFTER ONE-DAY CONFERENCE
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/08/thorner-illinois-conservative-activists-energized-after-one-day-conference.html

CAPITOL FAX
— And then there were two: Lipinski and Bustos
https://capitolfax.com/2019/08/28/and-then-there-were-two-lipinski-and-bustos/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— More unhinged rhetoric from the left: Dems call for violence against GOP – Tammy Bruce
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/aug/28/more-unhinged-rhetoric-from-the-left-dems-call-for/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Five new GOP women to watch in 2020 – Carol Davis
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/five-new-gop-women-to-watch-in-2020
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Jeanne Ives is a former U.S. Army platoon leader and former three-term Republican state representative challenging Democrat Sean Casten in Illinois’ sixth district. She’s no stranger to taking on the entrenched interests of the party establishment and has proven again and again to be a grassroots favorite. This should come as no surprise at a time when all too many Republicans are prone to cede ground on the issue of fiscal responsibility. Ives has instead made sticking up for the Illinois taxpayer a cornerstone of her platform.)
— An immoral third candidate defeats the case for voting outside of the lesser of two evils – Tiana Lowe
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/an-immoral-third-candidate-defeats-the-case-for-voting-outside-of-the-lesser-of-two-evils

BREITBART
— Donald Trump Hits ‘New Fox News’ for Letting Supporters Down – CHARLIE SPIERING
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/28/donald-trump-hits-new-fox-news-letting-supporters-down/
— Beto O’Rourke Campaign Claims Breitbart Reporter Ejected to Protect Black Students – JOSHUA CAPLAN (DIERSEN: I should write a book about Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, and RINOs who have ejected me since 2000.)
https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2019/08/28/beto-orourke-campaign-claims-breitbart-reporter-ejected-to-protect-black-students/

CONSERVATIVE REVIEW
— Border apprehensions continue to drop, but are agents freed up to actually patrol? – Daniel Horowitz
https://www.conservativereview.com/news/border-apprehensions-continue-drop-agents-freed-actually-patrol/

CNS NEWS
— They Dish It Out But Can’t Take It – L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham
https://www.cnsnews.com/commentary/l-brent-bozell-iii/they-dish-it-out-cant-take-it

DAILY CALLER
— Joe Walsh’s Former Campaign Manager Airs Dirty Laundry On Client’s White House Bid – CHRIS WHITE
https://dailycaller.com/2019/08/27/joe-walsh-trump-election/

DAILY WIRE
— NYT Does It Again: Changes Piece After Left-Wing Backlash, Adds ‘Racist’ References – JAMES BARRETT
https://www.dailywire.com/news/51154/nyt-does-it-again-changes-piece-after-left-wing-james-barrett

GOPUSA
— O’Rourke: Abortions 24 hours before childbirth are part of protected legal ‘achievements’
http://www.gopusa.com/orourke-abortions-24-hours-before-childbirth-are-part-of-protected-legal-achievements/

PJ MEDIA
— GOP Challenger Joe Walsh Got Duped by Borat, Endorsed Giving Guns to American Toddlers – JIM TREACHER
https://pjmedia.com/trending/gop-challenger-joe-walsh-got-duped-by-borat-endorsed-giving-guns-to-american-toddlers/

HOT AIR
— Trump: Fox Is Dead — Time To Find A “A New News Outlet” – ED MORRISSEY
https://hotair.com/archives/ed-morrissey/2019/08/28/trump-fox-dead-time-find-new-news-outlet/

PATRIOT POST
— NYT: Don’t Expose Our Journalists’ Racist Comments Leftmedia cries foul over conservative news exposing leftist racism on social media.
https://patriotpost.us/articles/65088-nyt-dont-expose-our-journalists-racist-comments

THE HILL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred of Whites and hatred of America.
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/459052-democrats-eye-action-on-threat-of-white-nationalism

NEW YORK TIMES
— China Is Using LinkedIn to Recruit Spies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/28/us/politics/china-linkedin-recruit-spies.html

NEW YORK POST
— Video shows miles of newly constructed Mexico border wall – Bob Fredericks
https://nypost.com/2019/08/28/video-shows-miles-of-newly-constructed-mexico-border-wall/

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump haters promote hatred against Whites and hatred against America.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2019/08/28/teaching-slavery-schools/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Immigration, Sponsorship and Public Charge The Public Charge concept has been around since the still-English colony of Massachusetts adopted it in 1646. – George A. Vandeman, Playa del Rey, California (DIERSEN: Democrats want public charges because public charges vote for Democrats. RINOs want public charges because RINOs want cheap labor.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/immigration-sponsorship-and-public-charge-11567016958
— The Democratic Candidates Are Left of Obama All leading candidates are statists who want Washington to have more top-down control. -Sean Naples, Asheville, N.C.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-democratic-candidates-are-left-of-obama-11567016908

ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION
— Poll: older workers fearful for jobs amid ageism – Christopher Quinn (DIERSEN: If you are a federal employee who is Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran, you are “older” if you did not make GS-13 (currently $98,198) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $116,040) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $136,495) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $165,500) by age 40.)
https://www.ajc.com/news/state–regional/poll-older-workers-fearful-for-jobs-amid-ageism/EmtGB2khq3V0FFzsr9hy2I/

NEW YORK MAGAZINE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Trump Is Ordering Crimes to Get Wall Built Before Election.”
http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/08/trump-pardon-wall-border-crimes-impeachment.html

RASMUSSEN REPORTS
— 61% Welcome Public Scrutiny of Big League Reporters (DIERSEN: All reporters and all journalists are a) either on the left or on the right, b) either liberal, moderate, or conservative, c) either Democrat, Democrat plant, Libertarian, Libertarian plant, Green, Green plant, RINO, or Republican, and d) either a Trump-hater or not a Trump-hater. Most, if not virtually all reporters and journalists falsely deny that they are any of the aforesaid. However, I fully disclose that I am on the right, conservative, Republican, and not a Trump-hater.)
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/general_politics/august_2019/61_welcome_public_scrutiny_of_big_league_reporters

MARIJUANA MOMENT
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Where Presidential Candidate Joe Walsh Stands On Marijuana – Kyle Jaeger
https://www.marijuanamoment.net/where-presidential-candidate-joe-walsh-stands-on-marijuana/

August 24 Evening Edition

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— What would I have to do before the Republicans who run DuPage County might consider me to be a “member of the media” and let me sit at DuPage County’s media table next to the Daily Herald’s Robert Sanchez? From what I see, none of the following would be enough: a) stop sending out GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails; b) resign as the GOPUSA Illinois Editor; c) resign as a Republican Precinct Committeeman; d) never again sign in and speak during a public comment period; e) stop promoting the traditional family, right to life, immigration, Second Amendment, and other planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform; f) stop promoting the illegal drugs, equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving), and other planks in the Republican Party platform; g) get hired as a government/political reporter by the Daily Herald, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, ABC7, NBC5, CBS2, Fox News Chicago, etc.; h) earn a degree in journalism; i) stop claiming to be conservative; j) stop claiming to be Republican; k) claim to be non-partisan; l) stop raising money from Republicans to help sponsor Wheaton’s Independence Day parades and fireworks, m) etc.)
http://www.gopillinois.com

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— AUGUST 16, 2012 FLASHBACK: A bunch of political info — daily – Bernard Schoenburg 
https://www.sj-r.com/x1782330063/Bernard-Schoenburg-A-bunch-of-political-info-daily
(FROM THE ARTICLE: There are lots of websites that compile political news, and I think it’s time I share one that I find quite interesting. It’s at www.gopillinois.com, and, as you can tell by its address, it has a Republican flavor. That is an understatement reinforced with the comments added by the compiler himself — DAVID DIERSEN of Wheaton. He introduced a recent UPI story about Republicans’ views on the drought and wildfires by saying: “Democrats blame everything bad, including bad weather, on Republicans, especially on Republicans who are conservative, White, male, older, non-poor and non-veteran.” And talking of a New York Times article about a photographer arrested while on assignment in the Bronx, Diersen wrote that since 2000, he has been thrown out of, barred from, or not advised of news conferences “by Democrats, Democrat plants, RINOs (Republicans in name only), their operatives, and their dupes.” Thus, if you don’t want to read some very pointed comments, you may not want to go to www.gopillinois.com.  But you would be missing a treasure of links to the day’s news and opinion. Diersen, 63, is a retired federal employee who became the Illinois editor of a national GOP website in 2000, and since 2004 has put out his own Illinois compilation every day. There’s usually about 50 articles daily, he says. He’s generally up by 3 a.m. He says he spends at least 10 hours a day on this passion of his, with no pay, and has put out links to more than 117,000 articles. As his comments above hinted, party regulars don’t always greet his work with relish. He includes dissident voices within the GOP tent, and some whose credibility is questionable. But he puts it all out there. He’s a GOP precinct committeeman, and he believes in people having information. He also wants to help elect Republican candidates who “will defend and advance the party’s platform.” The site makes available plenty of Diersen history, too, including how his “liberal Democrat superiors,” in his view, forced him to take early retirement at 49 from the U.S. General Accounting Office, “because of his opposition to race and gender based preference and his participation in a class action lawsuit” on that subject. He wouldn’t mind my telling you that he also passed his CPA and Certified Internal Auditor exams on first attempts more than three decades ago. Agree or disagree with him, but Diersen provides a bunch of interesting information — every day.)
— Athens carpenter COLLIN CLIBURN has sights set on legislature – Bernard Schoenburg
https://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20190824/bernard-schoenburg-athens-carpenter-has-sights-set-on-legislature

WGN TV & CLTV
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats crow about their success to getting religious leaders to serve as their operatives and dupes.
https://wgntv.com/2019/08/24/activists-and-religious-leaders-protest-trumps-immigration-policy/
https://cltv.com/2019/08/24/activists-and-religious-leaders-protest-trumps-immigration-policy/

ABC7
— Property Tax Relief Task Force – BGA
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/weekend-watch-property-tax-relief-task-force/5488297/
— A city council candidate in Michigan shocked a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white “as much as possible.” – AP (DIERSEN: It would be great if the three finalists to fill Wheaton’s West District City Council vacancy would get together and agree to participate in a “public forum.”)
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/candidate-michigan-city-should-be-as-white-as-possible/5488860/

NBC5
— Buttigieg Making Faith-Based Appeal to Voters in 2020 Bid “My goal is for people of faith who believe that it has some implications for how they participate in politics to be aware that they have choices” – Thomas Beaumont (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout that GOD is a liberal Democrat who promotes dependency on government, dependency on charity, LGBTQ activity, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, abolition of the First and Second Amendments, booze, gambling, pot, and other vices, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and even worse things.)
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Buttigieg-making-faith-based-appeal-to-voters-in-2020-bid-558118441.html

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb given far-reaching mandate to investigate Jussie Smollett case: ‘The facts will take me where they take me’ – MEGAN CREPEAU and JASON MEISNER
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-jussie-smollett-special-prosecutor-20190824-hexnghsel5fhdfkywhmx3rojae-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Judge denies class-action status for women suing Ford over harassment at Chicago plant The plaintiffs sought a class-action lawsuit for all women who had worked at Ford’s two Chicago plants since 2012, but a judge said their allegations weren’t similar enough. – Jake Wittich
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/8/24/20831168/ford-harassment-lawsuit-class-action-chicago-women

DAILY HERALD
— Presidential hopefuls woo prominent suburban Democrats, who say sorry, give us a little time But local leaders aren’t ready to pick favorites just yet – Marni Pyke
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190824/presidential-hopefuls-woo-prominent-suburban-democrats-who-say-sorry-give-us-a-little-time
— Change in state law on police questioning prompted by death of Naperville North student – Mick Zawislak
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190824/change-in-state-law-on-police-questioning-prompted-by-death-of-naperville-north-student

PEKIN TIMES
— This time the bullying wasn’t on the playground – Doug Finke
https://www.pekintimes.com/news/20190824/statehouse-insider-this-time-bullying-wasnt-on-playground

CRETE-MONEE SCHOOL DISTRICT 200
— CM 201-U School Board Joins UP Back-to-School Celebration (DIERSEN: I attended Trinity Lutheran Grade School in Crete 1953-1961, graduated from Hope Lutheran Grade School in Park Forest in 1962, and graduated from Crete-Monee High School in 1966. My brother continues to live in Crete in a house that my grandfather on my father’s side had built in 1926 on land that his grandfather on his father’s side bought in 1864. I lived in Crete with my parents and brother in that house 1954-1972, and before that, with my parents in an apartment above my grandfather’s hardware store at the northeast corner of Main and Exchange Streets. I bought a new town home in University Park in 1972, lived in it full-time 1972-1974, lived in it part-time 1974-1976, rented it out 1976-1984, and sold it in 1984.) 
https://www.cm201u.org/news_/university_park_back_to_school_parade_2019

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— IL-14 Supplemental Update: Catalinamania Continues on FOX & Friends, Underwood Impeachment Inquiry and Receives Environmental Endorsement
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/08/24/il-14-supplemental-update-catalinamania-continues-on-fox-friends-underwood-impeachment-inquiry-and-receives-environmental-endorsement/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— ILLINOIS REVIEW IS LIVE AT ILLINOIS CONSERVATIVE ACTIVIST CONFERENCE
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/08/illinois-review-is-live-at-illinois-conservative-activist-conference-.html

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— ‘He’s scared of us’: Tlaib suggests Trump is threatened by ‘the squad’ – Ellie Bufkin
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/hes-scared-of-us-tlaib-suggests-trump-is-threatened-by-the-squad

FOX NEWS
— Christian deputy’s request to follow ‘Billy Graham Rule’ got him fired, he claims in lawsuit – Dom Calicchio (DIERSEN: I had an office while I worked for GAO 1990-1997. Thankfully, it had a large window open to a hallway.) 
https://www.foxnews.com/us/christian-deputys-request-to-follow-billy-graham-rule-got-him-fired-he-claims-in-lawsuit

GOPUSA
— Democrats want an Australian style mandatory national gun buyback
http://www.gopusa.com/democrats-want-an-australian-style-mandatory-national-gun-buyback/

AMERICAN THINKER
— The unbearable whiteness of the Obamas’ new house – Thomas Lifson
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/08/the_unbearable_whiteness_of_the_obamas_new_house.html

BREITBART
— It’s Time for the Media to Stop Empowering White Supremacists – JOHN NOLTE
https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2019/08/24/nolte-its-time-for-the-media-to-stop-empowering-white-supremacists/

CONSERVATIVE DAILY NEWS
— Democrats Will Accept Nothing Short Of A Total Invasion And Inundation Of Our Nation – Dave King
https://www.conservativedailynews.com/2019/08/democrats-will-accept-nothing-short-of-a-total-invasion-and-inundation-of-our-nation/

HOT AIR
— Newest Joe Walsh Advisor For Trump Primary Challenge: Mr. Kellyanne Conway?
https://hotair.com/archives/allahpundit/2019/08/24/newest-joe-walsh-advisor-trump-primary-challenge-mr-kellyanne-conway/

ONE NEWS NOW
— Black conservative: Dems see us as victims needing to be rescued – Michael F. Haverluck
https://onenewsnow.com/culture/2019/08/24/black-conservative-dems-see-us-as-victims-needing-to-be-rescued

TOWNHALL
— Taylor Swift Announces She Supports Abortion, Thinks Trump Is An Autocrat – Timothy Meads
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/timothymeads/2019/08/24/taylor-swift-comes-out-in-favor-of-abortion-n2552141

FEDERALIST PAPERS
— Social Media Companies To Sign Pledge Letting France Define ‘Hate Speech’ – Reuters (DIERSEN: Who do the Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs in your neighborhood, in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, in Illinois, and in America want to have the power to define “hate speech?” Soon, they would define any speech that defends or advances religious, conservative, or Republican principles as being “hate speech.”) 
https://thefederalistpapers.org/opinion/social-media-companies-sign-pledge-letting-france-define-hate-speech

FORBES
— Bump Trump, Keep The Veep? Welcome To The August Rumor Mill – Bill Whalen
https://www.forbes.com/sites/billwhalen/2019/08/23/bump-trump-keep-the-veep-welcome-to-the-august-rumor-mill/#2a0210828515

August 21 Morning Edition

DAILY HERALD
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: DuPage County begins discussions about allowing marijuana sales – Robert Sanchez (DIERSEN: Yesterday morning, during its public comment period, I spoke at the DuPage County Development Committee meeting and urged that DuPage County be the first county in Illinois to ban the sale of pot in its unincorporated areas. What do you say to my pot-pushing critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who pander to the Democrat news media and who proclaim that I cannot be both a member of the news media and someone who speaks at DuPage County meetings? What they are really saying is that the only people who are legitimate members of the news media are a) those who are paid for what they do, b) those who have a degree in journalism, and c) those who state that they are non-partisan. Constructively, yesterday morning, DuPage County suspended, if not revoked, my GOPUSA ILLINOIS press credentials because I urged DuPage County to be the first county in Illinois to ban the sale of pot in its unincorporated areas. How should I react to that? If the current trend is not reversed, RINOs will succeed in barring me from attending all Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Central Committee, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, and Wheaton meetings and events. If the current trend is not reversed, RINOs will succeed in barring me from attending and reporting on Republican fundraisers unless I buy a ticket.)
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190820/dupage-county-begins-discussions-about-allowing-marijuana-sales
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Rolling Meadows medical marijuana dispensary seeks to add recreational sales – Christopher Placek
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190820/rolling-meadows-medical-marijuana-dispensary-seeks-to-add-recreational-sales
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs illegally encourage citizens of foreign countries a) to illegally come to America illegally and b) to illegally stay in America illegally. 
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190821/how-elgin-hopes-to-reach-hard-to-count-groups-in-2020-census
— FRONT PAGE: Park Ridge teen sues Juul, Philip Morris for nicotine addiction – Madhu Krishnamurthy
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190820/park-ridge-teen-sues-juul-philip-morris-for-nicotine-addiction

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— Should I send them cease and desist letters or should I just sue them? – Dave Diersen
http://www.gopillinois.com
(THE ARTICLE: Recently, conservative commentator Sebastian Gorka said to Playboy senior White House reporter Brian Karem “You’re a punk! You’re not a journalist! You’re a punk!” Ever-increasingly, Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, and RINOs, and especially those who push pot, treat me like I am fraudulently claiming to a journalist. Should I send them cease and desist letters or should I just sue them? I would start with high-level RINOs in Milton Township and DuPage County who are candidates, elected officials, and party leaders.)

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DuPage committee wants full county board to decide if retail pot sales will be allowed or banned – ALICIA FABBRE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-dupage-committee-pushes-pot-vote-to-full-board-st-0821-20190820-krcaaubtpradvn2xsgk74oqp5y-story.html
— Robert Mueller crushed their dreams, so Democrats pivot to race – John Kass
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/john-kass/ct-democrats-race-kass-20190821-vszdak3hkzfazhjaxltdik3cki-story.html
— Representing a traditionally Republican district, freshman Democrat Rep. Lauren Underwood comes out for impeachment inquiry of Trump – RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-lauren-underwood-donald-trump-impeachment-20190821-ndm2v3cm4fa75illgmd4cs36m4-story.html
— Lisle Township supervisor announces run for DuPage County Board seat in District 5 – SUZANNE BAKER
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-district-5-mullen-lisle-supervisor-st-0821-20190820-fbdowyu75nhqpkdwnu2rlub23u-story.html

WBEZ
— Chicago Kids Use Social Media To Meetup Downtown, But Police Are Watching – Adriana Cardona-Maguigad (DIERSEN: Do/should police have access to closed and secret Facebook groups? Based on how they treat me in public, I expect that my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes defame and libel me in closed and secret Facebook groups.) 
https://www.wbez.org/shows/wbez-news/chicago-kids-use-social-media-to-meetup-downtown-but-police-are-watching/b31930d4-7d5b-45d8-b877-6225163de9be

HERALD & REVIEW
— Location of dispensaries important – Editorial (DIERSEN: From what I see, overwhelmingly, those who push pot and their goons are ill, troubled, failed, rude, nasty, crude, cruel, vicious, and/or threatening.) 
https://herald-review.com/opinion/editorial/our-view-location-of-dispensaries-important/article_2aa168c9-dc40-5f16-8023-8e045fef7039.html

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Davis gets an earful from crowd at Parkland College event – Tim Mitchell 
https://www.news-gazette.com/news/davis-gets-an-earful-from-crowd-at-parkland-college-event/article_2e8f49c4-1512-5d2f-a6d3-8f05b192980e.html

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR
— East Peoria residents split on allowing the sale of recreational marijuana – Scott Hilyard
https://www.pjstar.com/news/20190820/east-peoria-residents-split-on-allowing-sale-of-recreational-marijuana

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— Davis backs ‘red flag’ law for gun owners; LaHood neutral – DEREK BEIGH 
https://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/davis-backs-red-flag-law-for-gun-owners-lahood-neutral/article_1d995dfa-83cb-59ab-8b57-424aa8f8acba.html

TIMES
— Court says Mautino campaign violated election code on travel expenses Board of Elections will determine if further fines are in order – Derek Barichello
https://www.mywebtimes.com/2019/08/20/court-says-mautino-campaign-violated-election-code-on-travel-expenses/adhrjzh/

ALTON DAILY NEWS
— GOP Angry at Democrat Rally Photos – Greg Bishop 
http://altondailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=289425#.XVz-SBh_OM8
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Edwardsville pot sales ban moves one step closer – Charles Bolinger
https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Edwardsville-pot-sales-ban-moves-one-step-closer-14364477.php

WILL
— Downstate Representative Brad Halbrook of Shelbyville (R-102) Explains Proposal For Two Illinois States: Chicago & Downstate – JIM MEADOWS
https://will.illinois.edu/news/story/downstate-lawmaker-explains-proposal-for-two-illinois-states-chicago-downstate

WSIL TV
— Report finds former Madigan chief of staff harassed and intimidated workers – Joe Ragusa
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/40942512/report-finds-former-madigan-chief-of-staff-harassed-and-intimidated-workers

WGLT
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats demonize, denigrate, and condemn individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that do not promote LGBTQ activity.
https://www.wglt.org/post/calls-help-rise-among-lgbtq-college-students-rejected-families#stream/0

WHEATON PATCH
— Man Tried To Force His Way Into 2 Homes Wheaton Police say the man, 19, tried to get into the home around 4:30 a.m. while a female was sleeping inside. – Lisa Marie Farver
https://patch.com/illinois/wheaton/man-tried-force-his-way-2-homes-wheaton-police

WOODRIDGE PATCH
— Talk Hopes To Bring Light To Sexual Assault In DuPage County The event features a panel of sexual assault advocates, prosecutors, and educators on Women’s Equality Day. – Lisa Marie Farver (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters demonize, denigrate, and condemn Republican men 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://patch.com/illinois/woodridge/talk-hopes-bring-light-sexual-assault-dupage-county

ONE ILLINOIS
— Teacher shortage worse and getting worser – Mark Klaisner (DIERSEN: GAO hired me in 1980 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, younger person, or veteran who would take the job. IRS hired me in 1971 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job. The Post Office hired me in 1966 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job.)
https://www.oneillinois.com/stories/2019/8/20/teacher-shortage-worse-and-getting-worser

BGA
— Time to Bite the Bullet on Consolidation Eliminating some of Illinois’ nearly 7,000 local governments is part of any serious discussion about property tax relief. – Marie Dillon 
https://www.bettergov.org/news/dillon-time-to-bite-the-bullet-on-consolidation/

ILLINOIS HOUSE DEMOCRATS
— Office of the Speaker Releases Report of Workplace Culture (DIERSEN: I should write reports on the culture in the a) Milton Township Republican Central Committee since 1998, b) TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois 1998-2012, c) Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee 2003-2011, d) Illinois Center Right Coalition 2003-2007, e) American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter 2001-2004, f) GAO 1980-1997, g) IRS 1971-1980, and h) Post Office 1966-1969.)
https://ilhousedems.com/2019/08/20/office-of-the-speaker-releases-report-of-workplace-culture-independent-report-cites-important-changes-already-in-place-recommends-further-actions-to-improve-overall-capitol-culture/

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Gradel Quotes Underwood about “Leaving Her Community Behind” re Her Switch on Supporting Trump Impeachment Hearings
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/08/21/gradel-quotes-underwood-about-leaving-her-community-behind-re-her-switch-on-supporting-trump-impeachment-hearings/ 
— Underwood Joins AOC in Calling for Trump Impeachment
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/08/20/underwood-joins-aoc-in-calling-for-trump-impeachment/

CENTER SQUARE
— Four Republican candidates to take on ‘well-entrenched’ incumbent U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin – Greg Bishop 
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/four-republican-candidates-to-take-on-well-entrenched-incumbent-u/article_748015fc-c377-11e9-af28-b346231774d8.html

PRAIRIE STATE WIRE
— Tax proposal, lawmakers to be featured at ICU Grassroots Activist Conference on Saturday – Glenn Minnis
https://prairiestatewire.com/stories/513126239-tax-proposal-lawmakers-to-be-featured-at-icu-grassroots-activist-conference-on-saturday

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Trump moves to cancel illegal immigrant family loophole – Dave Boyer and Stephen Dinan 
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/aug/20/donald-trump-moves-end-flores-settlement-illegal-i/
— Smears are last-gasp attempt – GEORGE GIFTOS, Boca Raton, Fla. (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who smear, belittle, dismiss, badmouth, demonize, denigrate, condemn, defame, slander, harass, and/or threaten me. Better yet, I should send them cease and desist letters. Better yet, I should sue them. They include activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, political consultants, etc. in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout. They are pot pushers, anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/aug/20/letters-to-the-editor-smears-are-last-gasp-attempt/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Playboy reporter sues White House over suspended press pass – Ellie Bufkin (DIERSEN: Constructively, yesterday morning, DuPage County suspended, if not revoked, my GOPUSA ILLINOIS press credentials because I urged DuPage County to be the first county in Illinois to ban the sale of pot in its unincorporated areas. How should I react to that? If the current trend is not reversed, RINOs will succeed in barring me from attending all Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Central Committee, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, and Wheaton meetings and events. If the current trend is not reversed, RINOs will succeed in barring me from attending and reporting on Republican fundraisers unless I buy a ticket.)
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/playboy-reporter-sues-white-house-over-suspended-press-pass

FOX NEWS
— Wisconsin governor Tony Evers sued for barring conservative journalists from briefing – Andrew O’Reilly (DIERSEN: I should ask the Liberty Justice Center to represent me against those government entities that have treated me like Evers has treated Maclver News Service.)
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/wisconsin-governor-sued-for-barring-conservative-journalists-from-briefing
(FROM THE ARTICLE: A conservative think tank in Wisconsin is suing the state’s governor, Tony Evers, amid allegations that his administration has denied journalists working for the group’s new service access to a budget press briefing and refused to add its reporters to the governor’s press list. The Maclver Institute, a right-leaning public policy shop that runs the Maclver News Service, filed suit earlier this week against Evers for purportedly excluding its reporters from press briefings and failing to provide them with media materials given to other journalists. The lawsuit claims that the Evers’ administration is violating the journalists’ constitutional rights to free speech, freedom of the press and equal access. “Our reporters have the same constitutional rights as every other journalist in Wisconsin, and we have a duty to keep the public informed about what’s happening in state government,” Brett Healy, the president of the MacIver Institute, said in a statement. “While we hoped Gov. Evers would do the right thing and treat our journalists they (sic) way they treat others, the administration has refused. We now have no option but to sue.” The Maclver News Service covers Wisconsin’s legislature, governor’s office and other political affairs from a conservative viewpoint. Healy added in his statement: “We hope to quickly resolve this issue, not just so that our journalists can go about their important work but to ensure no future governor engages in the same unconstitutional practices.” The Maclver Institute is being represented by the Liberty Justice Center, a Chicago-based public interest law firm that made headlines last year for representing Illinois state worker Mark Janus in his landmark case in the Supreme Court against the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union.)
— Playboy’s Brian Karem files lawsuit against Trump, Grisham for suspending White House pass – Andrew O’Reilly (DIERSEN: Constructively, yesterday morning, DuPage County suspended, if not revoked, my GOPUSA ILLINOIS press credentials because I urged DuPage County to be the first county in Illinois to ban the sale of pot in its unincorporated areas. How should I react to that? If the current trend is not reversed, RINOs will succeed in barring me from attending all Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Central Committee, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, and Wheaton meetings and events. If the current trend is not reversed, RINOs will succeed in barring me from attending and reporting on Republican fundraisers unless I buy a ticket.)
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/playboy-reporter-brian-karem-files-lawsuit-against-trump-and-stephanie-grisham-for-suspending-credentials

FREEDOM’S JOURNAL
— WHAT WILL THEY LEARN AT COLLEGE? – Walter E. Williams (DIERSEN: From what I see, ever-increasingly, Democrat educators make their students anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://freedomsjournalinstitute.org/latest-news/education/what-will-they-learn-at-college/

BREITBART
— Bloomberg Journalist: Illegal Alien Stole Identity, ‘Ruined My Financial Life’ – JOHN BINDER
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/20/bloomberg-journalist-illegal-alien-stole-identity-ruined-my-financial-life/

CANADA FREE PRESS
— Baby Killers – Joan Swirsky (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who hinted/implied/argued/shouted during the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s that Vietnam veterans were baby killers but now viciously demonize, denigrate, and condemn those like me who avoided the draft as being patriotic hypocrites, cowards, and even worse things.) 
https://canadafreepress.com/article/baby-killers

DAILY SIGNAL
— Conservatives ‘Lost Trust’ in Facebook, Independent Report Finds – Rachel del Guidice (DIERSEN: The anti-conservatives who dominate the Milton Township Republican Central Committee, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois Republican Party a) glorify and praise Facebook, b) encourage everyone to rely on Facebook for everything, and c) discourage everyone from reading GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.) 
https://www.dailysignal.com/2019/08/20/conservatives-lost-trust-in-facebook-independent-report-finds/
— The New York Times Works for the Left, and Now Everyone Should Know It – Jarrett Stepman 
https://www.dailysignal.com/2019/08/20/the-new-york-times-works-for-the-left-and-now-everyone-should-know-it/

DAILY WIRE
— Trump Blasts Anti-Semitic Democrats: They ‘Hate Israel And Hate Jewish People’ – 
https://www.dailywire.com/news/50853/trump-blasts-anti-semitic-democrats-hate-israel-ryan-saavedra

GOPUSA
— DACA’s dark side: Illegal aliens use Obama reprieve for criminal activities
http://www.gopusa.com/dacas-dark-side-illegal-aliens-use-obama-reprieve-for-criminal-activities/

LIFEZETTE
— New York Times Slammed for ‘Partisan Activism’ as It Seeks New Ways to Hit Trump Publication’s executive editor admitted its readers and staff ‘cheer us’ when paper takes on the president – Frank Miles
https://www.lifezette.com/2019/08/new-york-times-slammed-for-partisan-activism-as-it-tries-to-find-new-ways-to-go-after-trump/

ONE NEWS NOW
— Of 435 US districts, Omar’s ranked worst for blacks to live – Michael F. Haverluck (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, because of elected officials and party leaders who are Democrats, Democrat plants, Libertarian plants, Green plants, or RINOs, my neighborhood, my precinct, Wheaton’s West District, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, and America are becoming bad places to live for those who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.) 
https://onenewsnow.com/culture/2019/08/21/of-435-us-districts-omars-ranked-worst-for-blacks-to-live

REAL CLEAR POLITICS
— CNN’s Wajahat Ali: White Supremacists Are “Coming For All Of Us,” Trump “Will Not Win” – Ian Schwartz 
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2019/08/20/cnns_wajahat_ali_white_supremacists_are_coming_for_all_of_us_trump_will_not_win.html
— Spike Lee: Why Are We Still Asking If Trump Is A White Supremacist? It’s Not Even A Question Anymore – Ian Schwartz 
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2019/08/20/spike_lee_why_are_we_still_asking_if_trump_is_a_white_supremacist_its_not_even_a_question_anymore.html

INDEPENDENT JOURNAL REVIEW
— Thousands of Central American Migrants Take Free Rides Home Courtesy of U.S. Government – Reuters
https://ijr.com/thousands-central-american-migrants-free-rides-home-us-government/

POLITICO
— We talked to experts on aging about the 2020 field. Here’s what they told us. One medical expert says Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Donald Trump are part of the population known as ‘superagers.’ – MARC CAPUTO (DIERSEN: How old are you? I am 70. All my critics/opponents, all their operatives, and all their dupes have always promoted age discrimination a) because they want to get rid of those who are older than they are and/or b) because they want to pander to those who promote age discrimination. I should write a book about them. I would start with high-level RINOs in Milton Township and DuPage County who are candidates, elected officials, and party leaders.) 
https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/20/joe-biden-old-age-1468635
(FROM THE ARTICLE: But Olshansky points out that presidential candidates are probably healthier than the average U.S. citizen — and will likely live longer than the average as a result. People who have good health care, are more highly educated and have pensions generally live longer. “They all belong to a subgroup of the population that is privileged. And privileged subgroups tend to live longer and better than the average,” Olshansky said. “Despite Bernie Sanders perhaps claiming otherwise, he’s part of the 1 percent. Actually, it’s more like 1/100 of 1 percent.” Olshansky said the older candidates could belong to a group of what are called “superagers,” people who live into their 80s but show a mental sharpness as if they were in their 50s or 60s. Emily Rogalski, a Northwestern University neuroscientist and associate psychiatry and behavioral sciences professor who specializes in studying superagers, said it’s exceedingly difficult to “determine someone’s cognitive abilities simply by knowing someone’s chronological age.”)
— Playboy reporter sues Trump after credentials suspended – CAITLIN OPRYSKO (DIERSEN: Constructively, yesterday morning, DuPage County suspended, if not revoked, my GOPUSA ILLINOIS press credentials because I urged DuPage County to be the first county in Illinois to ban the sale of pot in its unincorporated areas. How should I react to that? If the current trend is not reversed, RINOs will succeed in barring me from attending all Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Central Committee, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, and Wheaton meetings and events. If the current trend is not reversed, RINOs will succeed in barring me from attending and reporting on Republican fundraisers unless I buy a ticket.)
https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/20/playboy-reporter-sues-trump-credentials-suspended-1470272

ABC NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Man arrested who allegedly threatened Hispanics, believed Trump wanted a racial war.”
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/man-arrested-allegedly-threatened-hispanics-believed-trump-wanted/story?id=65081226

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: To defeat Trump in 2020, Trump-haters are doing everything that they can to destroy America’s economy.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/20/opinion/trump-recession.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Tucker Carlson’s Fox News Show Loses More Advertisers.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/20/business/media/tucker-carlson-fox-advertisers.html
— In New Facebook Effort, Humans Will Help Curate Your News Stories – Mike Isaac (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, my critics/opponents in the Illinois Republican Party (IRP), DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Central Committee, etc. do not want me to select articles for you to see. They do not want anyone to see articles that promote the traditional family, right to life, immigration, Second Amendment, illegal drugs, equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving), and other planks in the IRP platform and in the Republican Party platform.) 
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/20/technology/facebook-news-humans.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Facebook has long relied on algorithms to select news stories for its users to see. Now the social network wants to rely on something else for the same task, too: humans. Specifically, Facebook plans to hire a team of editors to work on a news initiative called News Tab, which is its latest venture into the world of publishing. The Silicon Valley company said that journalists would help curate News Tab, a new section inside of the company’s mobile application that will surface the most recent and relevant stories for readers. Facebook said it planned to hire seasoned journalists from various outlets for the roles and would put up job postings on its employment board on Tuesday.)

NEW YORK POST
— Bodyguard for CNN’s April Ryan charged with assault for forcibly removing journalist from event – Chris Perez (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes a) would side with April Ryan and with her bodyguard Joel Morris in this and b) have sided with the pot pushers and their goons who threw me out of the DuPage County Development Committee meeting yesterday.)
https://nypost.com/2019/08/19/bodyguard-for-cnns-april-ryan-charged-with-assault-for-forcibly-removing-journalist-from-event/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: CNN political analyst April Ryan — who has repeatedly blasted President Trump for attacking and vilifying the press — got her bodyguard to forcibly remove a journalist from an event she was speaking at in New Jersey, leading cops to charge him Monday with assault. “This was more than just an assault on me,” tweeted New Brunswick Today editor Charlie Kratovil. “This was an assault on freedom of the press.” Kratovil claims he was violently tossed from the New Jersey Parent Summit on Aug. 3 by Ryan’s goon after spending two hours inside filming other guests and speakers without any problems. Kratovil had been invited to The Heldrich Hotel, where the event was held, by a public relations firm and asked to cover it. Video posted online shows him sitting in the audience as Ryan takes the stage and starts speaking. Moments later, her bodyguard — Joel Morris, 30, of Illinois — comes into view and is told something by Ryan. He promptly walks over to Kratovil and allegedly attempts to take his video camera. “Put that down,” Kratovil yells. “Don’t you dare — put that down, sir! That’s my camera!” A tussle allegedly ensues and Morris winds up walking Kratovil out of the venue — with his arm twisted around his back, the journalist says. “This is a personal event,” Morris can be heard telling him. “You’re not allowed back in.” A woman can be heard screaming at Kratovil at one point, saying: “How dare you come in here and interrupt this event like this!” “I didn’t interrupt,” he fired back. Kratovil posted a video on his Twitter page Monday, explaining how cops found “probable cause” to charge Morris with harassment, assault and theft. “I was there to cover April Ryan’s speech,” Kratovil explained. “Joel Morris stole [my] camera, high-tailed it out of the room. One thing led to another, I ended up being assaulted after retrieving the camera. But now Mr. Morris is going to have to show up on Sept. 12…in Superior Court.” Kratovil added, “It’s a shame that we even have to be at this point.” He read a statement from the NJ Society of Professional Journalists, saying: “It is never under any circumstances permissible for a person aggrieved at being photographed or videotaped to lay hands on the journalist, or attempt to take away the journalist’s equipment.” “It is sad we have to say this, and remind people of this — and it’s super sad that we have to remind another journalist of this,” Kratovil said. “We are still waiting for [Ryan] to comment on this unfortunate incident…Maybe now that there’s criminal charges we might hear something from her. I hope sincerely that she does comment and I hope she does condemn this. This is unacceptable…Not in our country, we have freedom of the press here.” Ryan, in the past, has repeatedly voiced her outrage with Trump and how he treats the media. She even published a book last year — titled “Under Fire” — which talks about the challenges and attacks that journalists have faced in recent years. The longtime political analyst did not immediately respond to requests for comment Monday. “Her silence is deafening at this point,” Kratovil said, speaking to NJ.com. “It’s been more than two weeks. Anybody who’s a journalist should be condemning this.”)

WASHINGTON POST
— Playboy’s Brian Karem seeks restoration of suspended White House press credentials – Erik Wemple (DIERSEN: Constructively, yesterday morning, DuPage County suspended, if not revoked, my GOPUSA ILLINOIS press credentials because I urged DuPage County to be the first county in Illinois to ban the sale of pot in its unincorporated areas. How should I react to that? If the current trend is not reversed, RINOs will succeed in barring me from attending all Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Central Committee, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, and Wheaton meetings and events. )
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/08/20/playboys-brian-karem-seeks-restoration-suspended-white-house-press-credentials/
— If Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib can boycott Israel, why can’t Israel boycott them? – Marc A. Thiessen (DIERSEN: Who boycotts you? The following boycott me: activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, political consultants, etc. in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout. They are pot pushers, anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/08/20/if-ilhan-omar-rashida-tlaib-can-boycott-israel-why-cant-israel-boycott-them/

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters glorify and praise immigrants. Overwhelmingly, immigrants vote for Democrats.
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-08-20/trump-immigration-los-angeles-harvard

USA TODAY
— With Democrats, every story ends the same: Republicans are racists or Russians – Scott Jennings (DIERSEN: In the past, Democrats demonized, denigrated, and condemned Republicans as being Germans. My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes continue to demonize, denigrate, and condemn me as being a German.) 
https://www.courier-journal.com/story/opinion/2019/08/20/calling-donald-trump-racist-and-mitch-mcconnell-russian-asset-dumb/1920953001/
— Back-to-school cars: These are some of the best vehicles for teenage drivers – Dalvin Brown (DIERSEN: I turned 16 in 1964. I drove a 1958 Chevy BelAir 1964-1966, a new 1966 Pontiac Tempest Sprint 1966-1967, a new 1968 Oldsmobile 442 1967-1968, and a new 1969 Dodge Charger SE 1968-1971.)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2019/08/20/report-these-best-cars-teenage-drivers-2019/2049291001/
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH BIG COLOR PICTURE: Weed while pregnant: Far more common and concerning than many realize – Claire Thornton and Jayne O’Donnell
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2019/08/14/smoking-weed-morning-sickness-pregnancy-risks-preterm-births-brain-development-prescription-drugs/1906148001/

SEATTLE TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters promote hatred against Trump supporters. 
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/does-it-shame-trump-supporters-to-name-them-only-if-theyre-ashamed-about-it/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— We Stand With Hong Kong Sooner or later, the rest of the world will have to do what the protesters are doing—confront Beijing. – Mitch McConnell (DIERSEN: Who stands with you? The following do NOT stand with me: those who a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and/or the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, c) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, d) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, and/or e) are operatives or dupes for the aforesaid.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/we-stand-with-hong-kong-11566341474
— FRONT PAGE: The Truth About Faster Internet: It’s Not Worth It – Shalini Ramachandran, Thomas Gryta, Kara Dapena and Patrick Thomas (DIERSEN: I pay lots of money for faster internet. If I didn’t, I would be spending 11+, 12+, 13+ hours each and every day putting GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together and sending them out instead of just 10+ hours each and every day.) 
https://www.wsj.com/graphics/faster-internet-not-worth-it/
— Historic Rise of College-Educated Women in Labor Force Changes Workplace Companies are restructuring their compensation and benefits packages to attract these qualified women – Likhitha Butchireddygari (DIERSEN: GAO hired me in 1980 because it could not find a qualified female, Democrat, minority, younger person, or veteran who would take the job. IRS hired me in 1971 because it could not find a qualified female, Democrat, minority, or veteran who would take the job.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/historic-rise-of-college-educated-women-in-labor-force-changes-workplace-11566303223

FORTUNE
— How Women’s Educational Gains Are Changing the Working World: The Broadsheet – Claire Zillman and Emma Hinchliffe
https://fortune.com/2019/08/21/how-womens-educational-gains-are-changing-the-working-world-the-broadsheet/

LEADER TELEGRAM
— Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Friday that he believes Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes has been truthful about whether he graduated from college. – AP
https://www.leadertelegram.com/evers-lt-gov-has-been-truthful-about-college-career/article_b1fbb36f-c0dc-5e97-ad3a-5a464f562dd5.html

TIMES UNION
— MARCH 5, 2019 FLASHBACK: Legalizing marijuana will imperil everyone – Kevin Sabet
https://www.timesunion.com/opinion/article/Commentary-Legalizing-marijuana-will-imperil-13665903.php
(FROM THE ARTICLE: I’m sure by now you’ve heard the line, “Marijuana doesn’t kill anyone. It’s much safer than alcohol.” It’s a popular refrain for pro-pot pushers who want you to believe the drug they want to commercialize is harmless.)

ATLANTIC
— The Most Powerful Member of the Ruling Class – Conor Friedersdorf (DIERSEN: Who are the most powerful members of the ruling class in your municipality, in your township/ward, and in your county? I should write about the most powerful members of the ruling class in Wheaton, in Milton Township, and in DuPage County.)
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/08/most-powerful-member-ruling-class/596461/

INQUISITR
— Trump Administration Sued For Revoking Press Credentials From CNN Correspondent In ‘War With The Press’ – Nathan Francis (DIERSEN: Constructively, yesterday morning, DuPage County suspended, if not revoked, my GOPUSA ILLINOIS press credentials because I urged DuPage County to be the first county in Illinois to ban the sale of pot in its unincorporated areas. How should I react to that? If the current trend is not reversed, RINOs will succeed in barring me from attending all Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Central Committee, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, and Wheaton meetings and events. If the current trend is not reversed, RINOs will succeed in barring me from attending and reporting on Republican fundraisers unless I buy a ticket.)
https://www.inquisitr.com/5591310/trump-administration-sued-for-revoking-press-credentials-from-cnn-correspondent-in-war-with-the-press/

WINDY CITY TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Illinois Democrats promote discrimination against those who do not promote LGBTQ activity.
http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Pritzker-bolsters-Illinois-Human-Rights-Act/66819.html

August 20 Morning Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Ex-top cop Garry McCarthy defends background checks on Chicago Police Board speakers: ‘I’d like to know it. Wouldn’t you?’ – GREGORY PRATT and JEREMY GORNER
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-chicago-police-background-checks-garry-mccarthy-20190820-skc2ujkmindlfac57coacrnzhq-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: To smear those who oppose abortion, abortion promoters promote 19-year-old Farhan Sheikh who is charged with threatening a Chicago abortion clinic in online posts.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-abortion-clinic-online-threats-arrest-20190819-hpjpqgawunhchpcm7sxl4xe44m-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: The federal government pays its similarly qualified employees who are minority and/or female more than it pays its employees who are White males. 
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-equal-pay-black-women-20190819-h2ctbj7xfvccnny6muc7nlqsnm-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— ALL OF THE FRONT PAGE: J.B.’s ‘Windy City Rehab’: Pritzker spends $275K of his wealth to fix up Chicago offices — but leaves GOP suite a fixer upper The stained gray carpets, some with duct tape to hold them together, are gone — at least in the offices of the governor and his staff. There’s now a dividing line between Pritzker’s staff and the offices housing Republican staffers on the 16th floor — a spiffy new blue carpet butting up against the tattered gray one. – Tina Sfondeles 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2019/8/19/20812905/j-b-pritzker-windy-city-rehab-275000-thompson-center-renovation-carpet-paint
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats encourage children to engage in LGBTQ activity.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/8/19/20807282/illinois-lgbtq-inclusive-curriculum-law-schools

DAILY HERALD
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: St. Charles leaning toward allowing 2 recreational pot businesses – Lauren Rohr
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190819/st-charles-leaning-toward-allowing-2-recreational-pot-businesses
— Political leaders condemn mock assassination during fundraiser in Winfield – Marie Wilson
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190819/political-leaders-condemn-mock-assassination-during-fundraiser-in-winfield
— OUTSTANDING: Park Ridge leaning toward ban on recreational marijuana sales – Jennifer Shea
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190819/park-ridge-leaning-toward-ban-on-recreational-marijuana-sales
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH BIG COLOR PICTURE: Why teen vaping is an epidemic that needs urgent attention, experts warn – Madhu Krishnamurthy
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190820/why-teen-vaping-is-an-epidemic-that-needs-urgent-attention-experts-warn
— Lisle delaying vote on potential marijuana sales – Robert Sanchez
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190820/lisle-delaying-vote-on-potential-marijuana-sales

KANE COUNTY CHRONICLE
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: St. Charles leaning in favor of allowing sale of recreational marijuana City Council committee recommends allowing two recreational marijuana dispensaries – ERIC SCHELKOPF
https://www.kcchronicle.com/2019/08/19/st-charles-leaning-in-favor-of-allowing-sale-of-recreational-marijuana/aafomuw/

HERALD & REVIEW
— Democratic Illinois state Sen. Martin Sandoval blames fundraiser entertainment vendor for mock Trump assassination photos – Dan Petrella and Jamie Munks
https://herald-review.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/democratic-illinois-state-sen-martin-sandoval-blames-fundraiser-entertainment-vendor/article_479f6cc7-423f-5ce1-bbca-f174fb5d6f92.html

HERALD WHIG
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: To smear those who oppose abortion, abortion promoters promote 19-year-old Farhan Sheikh who is charged with threatening a Chicago abortion clinic in online posts.
https://www.whig.com/article/20190819/AP/308199879

NORTHWEST HERALD
— On the ‘election security’ bill – Editorial
https://www.nwherald.com/2019/08/19/on-the-election-security-bill/aqo5f8y/

WILL
— Davis Answer Questions, Heckling, In 2nd “Open Govt. Night”
https://will.illinois.edu/news/story/davis-answer-questions-heckling-in-2nd-open-govt-night

FOX ILLINOIS
— Urbana residents speak up at session on recreational marijuana sales – Haydee Clotter
https://foxillinois.com/news/local/urbana-residents-speak-out-at-session-on-recreational-marijuana-sales
— Rep. Davis holds second ‘Open Government Night’ forum – Lauren Kostiuk
https://foxillinois.com/news/local/rep-davis-holds-second-open-government-night-forum

NPR ILLINOIS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters hint/imply/argue/shout that they will cause a recession if Trump is reelected. 
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/president-trump-tries-tamp-down-recession-fears#stream/0

HIGHLAND PARK PATCH
— Divided City Council Decides Against Public Hearing On Cannabis In an informal 4-3 vote, the Highland Park City Council opted to take a “wait and see” approach to recreational cannabis businesses. – Jonah Meadows
https://patch.com/illinois/highlandpark/divided-city-council-decides-against-public-hearing-cannabis

GRAYS LAKE
— LGBTQ Curriculum Law ‘Encouraging’ To Some, ‘Not Right’ To Others The new Illinois law, signed Aug. 9, 2019, by Gov. Pritzker, is getting both praise and backlash among Patch readers. – Rebecca Bream
https://patch.com/illinois/grayslake/lgbtq-curriculum-law-encouraging-some-not-right-others

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Democrats ruining America’s cities Weekly mass shootings reveal progressive policy failures – Lewis K. Uhler and Peter J. Ferrara
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/aug/19/ruining-americas-cities/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— ‘Woke’ Google continues to face accusations of racism, sexism – Kaylee McGhee 
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/woke-google-continues-to-face-accusations-of-racism-sexism
— People who worked with Scaramucci confirm Trump claim he ‘abused staff’ – Steven Nelson (DIERSEN: If people falsely and publicly charged you with abusing someone at an event, what would you do? Would you send them cease and desist letters with copies to all those who attended the event? Would you publically identify a) those who falsely and publicly charged you with abuse, b) those who allegedly witnessed the abuse, c) those who were allegedly abused, d) those who have sided with your accusers, and/or e) those who have already publicly sanctioned you for the alleged abuse? Would you sue your accusers? Would you sue those who already sanctioned you for the alleged abuse?) 
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/white-house/people-who-worked-with-scaramucci-confirm-trump-claim-he-abused-staff

FOX NEWS
— After mock Trump assassination photos at liberal fundraiser, Scalise asks when the left will denounce its violence – Frank Miles
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/after-mock-trump-assassination-photos-at-liberal-fundraiser-scalise-asks-when-the-left-will-denounce-its-violence
— Liberals ‘rooting against America’ because they’re ‘furious’ they might lose in 2020 – Charles Creitz
https://www.foxnews.com/media/ingraham-liberals-rooting-against-america-trump
— Jeffrey Lord: NYT ‘Stalinizing’ America, left wants to re-write American history on race – Danielle Wallace
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/jeffrey-lord-nyt-stalinizing-america-left-wants-to-re-write-american-history-on-race

BREITBART
— Alabama GOP Senate Candidate Wants Illegals to Fill American Jobs, Hires Zuckerberg Cheap Labor Aide – JOHN BINDER
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/19/alabama-gop-senate-candidate-wants-illegals-to-fill-american-jobs-hires-zuckerberg-cheap-labor-aide/
— Sanctuary City New York Likely Freed 3K Criminal Illegal Aliens in Last Year – JOHN BINDER
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/19/sanctuary-city-new-york-likely-freed-3k-criminal-illegal-aliens-in-last-year/
— Anthony Scaramucci Wants to Recruit Former Cabinet Members to Denounce Trump – JOSHUA CAPLAN (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who have denounced me. I would focus on those in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, Milton Township, DuPage County, and in Illinois who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or religious clout, their operatives, and their dupes. They a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and/or the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, c) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, d) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, and/or e) are operatives or dupes for the aforesaid.) 
https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2019/08/19/anthony-scaramucci-wants-to-recruit-former-cabinet-members-to-denounce-trump/

GOPUSA
— Race Card: Bernie Sanders would release half the prison population
http://www.gopusa.com/race-card-bernie-sanders-would-release-half-the-prison-population/

NBC NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: To smear those who oppose abortion, abortion promoters promote 19-year-old Farhan Sheikh who is charged with threatening a Chicago abortion clinic in online posts.
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/chicago-man-arrested-after-allegedly-threatening-slaughter-abortion-clinic-n1044186

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: To smear those who oppose abortion, abortion promoters promote 19-year-old Farhan Sheikh who is charged with threatening a Chicago abortion clinic in online posts.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19/us/ifunny-threat-abortion.html

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, if you are a Republican, the longer that your ancestors have been in America, the more that Trump-haters demonize you, denigrate you, and condemn you as being a racist and even worse things. 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2019/08/20/project-far-right-fear-history/

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly Democrats promote age discrimination.
https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2019-08-19/millennials-racism-2020-campaign-usc-study

USA TODAY
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH FOUR BIG COLOR PICTURES: DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters encourage Hispanics to not only hate Trump, but to hate those who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/08/16/el-paso-texas-mass-shooting-latino-hispanic-reaction/2027932001/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— If Economy Sours, Democrats Will Face a Tough Choice – Gerald F. Seib (DIERSEN: To defeat Trump in 2020, Trump-haters will do everything that they can to destroy America’s economy.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/if-economy-sours-democrats-will-face-a-tough-choice-11566219836
— Pot Industry Underestimates Old-School Dealers Even in states where cannabis is fully legal, the black market is proving more resilient than expected – Carol Ryan
https://www.wsj.com/articles/pot-industry-underestimates-old-school-dealers-11566214441
— ‘The Twenty-Six Words That Created the Internet’ Review: Protecting the Providers Section 230 protects websites and online service providers from liability for what their users post. Has the time come to rethink it? – Barton Swaim
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-twenty-six-words-that-created-the-internet-review-protecting-the-providers-11566255518

DAILY JOURNAL
— A jury on Monday awarded nearly $15.5 million to a former sports columnist for The Los Angeles Times who said he was forced out of his job because of age and health discrimination.
http://www.dailyjournal.net/2019/08/19/us-la-times-columnist-lawsuit/

MASS LIVE
— Forum, debate slated in Springfield for candidates for mayor, City Council
https://www.masslive.com/politics/2019/08/forum-debate-slated-in-springfield-for-candidates-for-mayor-city-council.html

FORBES
— Boom in Cosmetic Surgery Linked to Age Discrimination – Patricia Barnes
https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciagbarnes/2019/08/19/boom-in-cosmetic-surgery-linked-to-age-discrimination/#12463a302cf0

August 17 Evening Edition

DAILY HERALD
— Grifters, grafters, govs and Blago leave Lincoln crying – Burt Constable
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190817/constable-grifters-grafters-govs-and-blago-leave-lincoln-crying
— Glenbard offers muted response to dress code controversy – Susan Sarkauskas and Bob Smith
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190816/glenbard-offers-muted-response-to-dress-code-controversy
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Google employees demand company renounce working with Trump immigration agencies – Cat Zakrzewski
https://www.dailyherald.com/business/20190817/google-employees-demand-company-renounce-working-with-trump-immigration-agencies

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Beyond the Pale – Pointin an Assault Rifle at Trump Statue
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/08/17/beyond-the-pale/

AMERICAN THINKER
— That aroma of fraud: 70% of Bill de Blasio’s local donors come from one hotel union – Monica Showalter
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/08/that_aroma_of_fraud_70_of_bill_de_blasios_local_donors_come_from_one_hotel_union.html

BREITBART
— Mark Zuckerberg’s Group Lobbies Georgia GOP for More Low-Wage Labor – NEIL MUNRO
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/17/mark-zuckerbergs-group-lobbies-georgia-gop-for-more-low-wage-labor/
— Feds: Mississippi Food Plants ‘Willfully’ Hired Illegal Aliens Over Americans – JOHN BINDER
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/16/feds-mississippi-food-plants-willfully-hired-illegal-aliens-over-americans/

NOQ REPORT
— GUNS AND CRIME It’s time to punish businesses that employ illegal aliens – JD Rucker
https://noqreport.com/2019/08/16/time-punish-businesses-employ-illegal-aliens/

THE HILL
— 2020 Democrats feel more emboldened to label Trump a racist – BRETT SAMUELS (DIERSEN: Disgustingly, tragically, unacceptably, Republican Precinct Committeemen/Captains should expect that sooner or later, if not already, Trump-haters in their neighborhood, in their precinct, in their municipality, in their township/ward, in their county, in Illinois, and in the world will call them White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things who should be gotten rid of once and for all.) 
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/457730-2020-democrats-feel-more-emboldened-to-label-trump-a-racist
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: To defeat Trump in 2020, Trump-haters will do everything that they can to destroy America’s economy.
https://thehill.com/policy/finance/457778-economic-angst-rises-at-bad-time-for-trump

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— Roy Moore defamation lawsuit against accusers is paused
https://www.wvtm13.com/article/roy-moore-defamation-lawsuit-against-accusers-is-paused/28727850

NEW YORK TIMES
— Israel’s Alliance With Trump Creates New Tensions Among American Jews – Lisa Lerer and Elizabeth Dias
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/17/us/politics/trump-israel-jews.html

NEW YORK POST
— Chris Cuomo ‘Fredo’ flap exposes ridicule Italian-Americans face every day – Steve Cuozzo
https://nypost.com/2019/08/17/chris-cuomo-fredo-flap-exposes-ridicule-italian-americans-face-every-day/

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “The freewheeling, uncontainable nature of Trump’s anti-elite get-togethers.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/08/16/freewheeling-uncontainable-nature-trumps-anti-elite-get-togethers/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: To defeat Trump in 2020, Trump-haters will do everything that they can to destroy America’s economy.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/any-economic-downturn-could-scramble-trumps-2020-strategy-11565898073

USA TODAY
— Politicians should stop talking about creating ‘good jobs.’ There are no bad jobs. By calling some jobs ‘good’ and implying others are bad, we’re saying some jobs have no future or, worse, they are not worthy of a person’s effort. – Frayda Levin (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes, a) all the jobs that I had were bad jobs and b) I was grossly overpaid for those jobs. 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.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/08/16/employment-help-wanted-good-jobs-low-skill-experience-column/1986883001/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater hints/implies/argues/shouts that Mexicans have a stronger claim to the southwest than Americans. 
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2019/08/17/not-invaders-hispanics-lived-here-before-us/1974154001/

TUSCALOOSA NEWS
— 3 Tuscaloosa residents qualify for District 4 special election – Jason Morton
https://www.tuscaloosanews.com/news/20190816/3-tuscaloosa-residents-qualify-for-district-4-special-election

POST REGISTER
— Campus segregation programs raise many questions that deserve answers – Wayne Hoffman
https://www.postregister.com/star/opinion/campus-segregation-programs-raise-many-questions-that-deserve-answers/article_0845c9a0-eb90-5ecc-90b5-f0b2aff637ba.html

FRAMINGHAM SOURCE
— Mass Alliance Calls Pascual A Rising Star; Lynch For Council Kickoff Event Tuesday
https://framinghamsource.com/index.php/2019/08/17/political-corner-mass-alliance-calls-pascual-a-rising-star-lynch-for-council-kickoff-event-tuesday/

MICHIGAN LIVE
— Ann Arbor debating FOIA fee waiver for councilman seeking mayor’s emails – Ryan Stanton
https://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/2019/08/ann-arbor-debating-foia-fee-waiver-for-councilman-seeking-mayors-emails.html

BERKSHIRE EAGLE
— Elect qualified candidate in Ward 6 – Craig Gaetani, Pittsfield
https://www.berkshireeagle.com/stories/letter-elect-qualified-candidate-in-ward-6,582198

SANTA BARBARA INDEPENDENT
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters dehumanize those who do not hate Trump. Therefore, because of the aforesaid, ever-increasingly, those who do not hate Trump are buying firearms and ammunition for their self-defense. 
https://www.independent.com/2019/08/17/dehumanizing-people-makes-killing-easier/

August 17 Morning Edition

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “If only we could ‘unfriend’ Trump.”
https://www.pressreader.com/usa/chicago-sun-times/…/282286731911065

DAILY HERALD
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters side with Guatemala and other foreign countries against America.
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190816/trump-wants-us-bound-asylum-seekers-to-find-refuge-in-guatemala-instead-guatemala-isnt-ready

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Ammons disappointed by exclusion from Davis’ upcoming event at Parkland – Adalberto Toledo
https://www.news-gazette.com/news/ammons-disappointed-by-exclusion-from-davis-upcoming-event-at-parkland/article_df1411cf-ca55-5586-80d2-6bdde658a03a.html

DEKALB DAILY JOURNAL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Pot pushers push pot.
https://www.daily-chronicle.com/2019/08/15/olson-marijuana-businesses-will-become-normal/aqdh2tn/

NPR ILLINOIS
— Netflix Curbs Tobacco Use Onscreen, But Not Pot. What’s Up With That? – NEDA ULABY 
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/netflix-curbs-tobacco-use-onscreen-not-pot-whats#stream/0

KANE COUNTY REPORTER
— Oberweis supports term limits for Congress – Glenn Minnis
https://kanecountyreporter.com/stories/513001445-oberweis-supports-term-limits-for-congress

ILLINOIS BUSINESS DAILY
— Illinois has 9th highest identity theft rate among the 50 states
https://ilbusinessdaily.com/stories/513056410-illinois-has-9th-highest-identity-theft-rate-among-the-50-states-study-finds

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— What’s Going on in the Congressional Races
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/08/17/whats-going-on-in-the-congressional-races/

CONSERVATIVE DAILY NEWS
— Federal Court Allows Trump To Reject Asylum Seekers At Border – Jamie Weinstein 
https://www.conservativedailynews.com/2019/08/federal-court-allows-trump-to-reject-asylum-seekers-at-border/

FEDERALIST
— The New York Times Is Clueless About Conservatives A recently released transcript shows just how biased the New York Times really is and how little they want to do to fix it. – David Marcus
https://thefederalist.com/2019/08/16/the-new-york-times-is-clueless-about-conservatives/
— Yes, Schools Are Too Girly For Boys. Here’s How To Fix That Helping restore the lack of masculinity in our society involves recognizing that boys are different than girls and have specific educational needs. – Auguste Meyrat
https://thefederalist.com/2019/08/16/schools-girly-boys-fix/

TOWNHALL
— Tlaib Bumbles Into Revealing Her Undeniable Priority: Bigoted Anti-Israel Propaganda – Guy Benson
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2019/08/16/tlaibs-bigotry-and-idiocy-reveals-her-true-intentions-n2551810

ONE NEWS NOW
— Franklin Graham: GOP mayor on solid biblical ground – Chris Woodward 
https://onenewsnow.com/church/2019/08/17/franklin-graham-gop-mayor-on-solid-biblical-ground

NOQ REPORT
— Google’s social justice warrior workforce is making demands about ICE – Lorie Wimble 
https://noqreport.com/2019/08/16/googles-social-justice-warrior-workforce-making-demands-ice-cbp/

CNN
— Ken Cuccinelli has talked about undocumented immigrants as ‘invaders’ since at least 2007 – Andrew Kaczynski (DIERSEN: Ever-increasing, Trump-haters illegally encourage citizens of foreign countries to illegally invade America.)
https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/17/politics/kfile-ken-cuccinelli-immigration-invasion-rhetoric/index.html

ABC NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: To defeat Trump in 2020, Trump-hates are doing everything that they can to destroy America’s economy.
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/recession-signs-worry-trump-ahead-2020-65022715

NEW YORK TIMES
— America holds onto an undemocratic assumption from its founding: that some people deserve more power than others. – Jamelle Bouie (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters promote hatred against those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time, and especially against those who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, and/or draft avoiders.)
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/republicans-racism-african-americans.html

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters use children as cannon fodder.
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-08-16/la-me-immigrant-children-protections

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— California’s Biggest Cities Confront a ‘Defecation Crisis’ Lawmakers ban plastic straws as a far worse kind of waste covers the streets of San Francisco and L.A. – Charles Kesler
https://www.wsj.com/articles/californias-biggest-cities-confront-a-defecation-crisis-11565994160

CHARLOTTE OBSERVER
— Democrats cross the racial Rubicon with Trump – J. PEDER ZANE
https://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/article234073917.html

OMAHA WORLD HERALD
— Social media? More like anti-social media – Tom Purcell
https://www.omaha.com/opinion/tom-purcell-social-media-more-like-anti-social-media/article_1c03a0ee-1085-50ce-bd1f-ab21d41682d7.html

TOWN COURIER
— City Councilman Robert Wu Seeks Second Term – Ellyn Wexler 
http://towncourier.com/city-councilman-robert-wu-seeks-second-term/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Many of the skills Wu has honed during his day job—as senior attorney at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)—have helped him become effective in his City of Gaithersburg position. “I often find myself in the role of interpreting ordinances, parsing out legalese when amendments to existing language are proposed, and, at least in one instance, actually drafting an ordinance,” he said. “At GAO,” Wu explained, “I serve in a quasi-judicial role, adjudicating bid protests filed with our office. The skillset is very similar to that used in deciding matters brought before the city council, including fairmindedness, the ability to absorb large records and ultimately render a decision.” “A firm belief that process matters” also factors into both jobs. “As companies who file protests with GAO understand, while we might not necessarily agree with them in the end, each argument raised is heard and carefully considered,” Wu said. “The same goes for my work at city council. Each individual who takes their valuable time to appear before us or submit written matters has to know that their views have been heard and seriously considered.”)

NEW YORKER
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters promote hatred against those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/americas-exclusionary-past-and-present-and-the-judgment-of-history

MAYO CLINIC
— Diabetes (DIERSEN: Recently, a Libertarian argued that for a diabetic like me to fail to keep their blood sugar level in control was far more damaging than smoking pot. He could see that I was obese. I had just told him that I spend 10+ hours a day putting GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together and sending them out instead of exercising or sleeping.) 
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetes/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20371451

KIPLINGER
— Are You on Track? Financial Planning Goals for Every Decade of Your Life – Jamie P. Hopkins (DIERSEN: In politics, sadly, tragically, the less financially secure that you are, the more likely that you will succumb and become someone’s operative or someone’s dupe. My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes are beyond furious that I have a $53,316/year COLA-adjusted Civil Service Retirement System pension for life, $2,118/year COLA-adjusted Social Security for life, approximate $18,000/year federal health, dental, and vision insurance subsidy for life, retirement savings, 915 Cove Court in Wheaton, six cars and an SUV, no children to support, etc.) 
https://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/retirement/T047-S014-are-you-on-track-financial-goals-for-every-decade/index.html

TIME
— El Paso Mayor Says President Trump Called Him a RINO – BILLY PERRIGO (DIERSEN: QUESTION: What do Democrat plants, Libertarian plants, Green plants, and RINOs in Republican organizations in Illinois do? ANSWER: They discourage me from putting GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together and sending them out. They discourage everyone from reading GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails. They turn everyone that they can against me, including those who run the Holiday Inn in Carol Stream, those who ran the Wheaton Bowl, Milton Township Republican Central Committee (MTRCC) members, Wheaton City Council members, and voters in my precinct. They make false accusations against me and demonize me, denigrate me, and condemn me at MTRCC meetings. They intimidate/threaten those who might come to my defense. They discourage Republican candidates, elected officials, party leaders, and organizations from helping sponsor Wheaton’s Independence Day parade and fireworks. They promote booze, gambling, pot, and other vices.)
https://time.com/5653918/trump-attack-el-paso-mayor/

WIKIPEDIA
— Negative campaigning (DIERSEN: If you seek a government office or a political office, you should expect that sooner or later, your opponents will engage in negative campaigning against you. I am seeking appointment to fill Wheaton’s West District City Council vacancy. Even though there is no chance that I will be selected, my opponents in Wheaton’s West District are engaging in negative campaigning against me. At the Milton Township Republican Central Committee (MTRCC) August 14, 2019 meeting at the Holiday Inn in Carol Stream, two of my fellow MTRCC members in Wheaton’s West District falsely charged me with harassing the hotel’s employees. In addition, one of them, in front of an attorney, said that he was going to do everything that he could to stop everyone from reading my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.) 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negative_campaigning

(FROM THE POSTING: Negative campaigning or mudslinging is the process of deliberate spreading negative information about someone or something to worsen the public image of the described. Deliberate spreading of such information can be motivated either by honest desire of the campaigner to warn others against real dangers or deficiencies of the described, or by the campaigner’s dishonest ideas on methods of winning in political, business or other spheres of competition against an honest rival. The public image of an entity can be defined as reputation, esteem, respect, acceptance of the entity’s appearance, values and behavior by the general public of a given territory and/or a social group, possibly within time limits. As target groups of public and their values differ, so negativity or positivity of a public image is relative; thus, to be successful, negative campaigning has to take into account current values of the group it addresses. The degree of strictness in practicing the group’s values as opposed to its tolerance for violating the norms has also to be taken into consideration.)

August 16 Morning Edition

ABC7
— Teen vaping concerns rise along with reports of lung damage – John Garcia
https://abc7chicago.com/health/teen-vaping-concerns-rise-along-with-reports-of-lung-damage-/5470839/

WGN TV
— Republicans test new ideas at Illinois State Fair as they plan to rebuild – TAHMAN BRADLEY
https://wgntv.com/2019/08/15/republicans-test-new-ideas-at-illinois-state-fair-as-they-plan-to-rebuild/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD IN NAPERVILLE SUN: Naperville City Council next week to consider banning retail pot sales – ERIN HEGARTY
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-city-council-agenda-recreational-pot-st-20190815-o7zhuhty3be7ldz724qg575mjy-sto
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says that Trump is “an avatar for Nazis.”
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/rex-huppke/ct-trump-israel-omar-tlaib-tariffs-cuccinelli-week-in-review-huppke-20190816-hjfjiwe3z5dm3lhixiburriqky-story.html
— Illinois sues over new rule that could deny green cards to those on public aid: ‘It’s another attempt … to intimidate immigrants’ – ELVIA MALAGÓN (DIERSEN: The more public that you need/want, the more likely that you vote for Democrats.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-trump-rule-green-cards-public-aid-immigrants-20190816-iavlpvbuxrc2znikvctawzlqey-story.html
— FRONT PAGE WITH COLOR PICTURE: ‘It’s the racial stuff’: Illinois prison banned, removed books on black history and empowerment from inmate education program – Peter Nickeas
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-illinois-prison-books-removed-inmate-education-20190815-6xlrmfwmovdxnbc3ohvsx6edgu-story.html
— DuPage County Board members spar over appointing tech firm CEO to RTA board – ALICIA FABBRE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-dupage-split-vote-rta-board-appointment-st-0818-20190814-t2v6v2hj3vgzvi7u36dn7v5zyu-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Lightfoot says she needs Springfield’s help to erase $1 billion-plus shortfall But the mayor still offered no specifics on the kind of help she will seek; it could include permission to raise the estate transfer tax, as well as allowing the city to tax professional services, including attorneys and accountants. – Fran Spielman (DIERSEN: Do you have a budget shortfall? Since 1997, in today’s dollars, I have had a $74,338/year budget shortfall. In today’s dollars, my GS-13 Step 10 GAO salary was $127,654/year. My Civil Service Retirement System pension is only $53,316/year, or only 42% of what my salary was.) 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2019/8/15/20807416/lightfoot-chicago-budget-deficit-taxes-illinois-state-legislature

DAILY HERALD
— The continuing need to defend our free press – Editorial (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who have worked the hardest since 2000 a) to stop me from putting GOPUSA ILLINOIS together and sending them out and b) to stop everyone from reading those emails. They a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and/or the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, c) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, d) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, and/or e) are operatives or dupes for the aforesaid.)
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20190816/editorial-the-continuing-need-to-defend-our-free-press
— Man charged with hate crime for attacking Hispanic biker – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20190815/news/308159944/
— College committed to fair outcome for all – Frank Napolitano, Chairman of the Board, College of DuPage
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20190816/college-committed-to-fair-outcome-for-all

ALTON TELEGRAPH
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters crow about their success in getting religious people to hate individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Christian-left-is-rising-in-America-appalled-14319103.php

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Scalise, GOP officials rally to build party – Bernard Schoenburg and Doug Finke
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20190815/scalise-gop-officials-rally-to-build-party
— Republican Day at the Illinois State Fair
https://www.sj-r.com/photogallery/LS/20190815/NEWS/815009998/PH/1

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Health official: Vaping’s far from harmless, especially for teens – Debra Pressey 
https://www.news-gazette.com/news/health-official-vaping-s-far-from-harmless-especially-for-teens/article_78f0dcda-05bb-53fc-a022-c7db7662d200.html

SOUTHERN
— Township consolidation law may be first of many government reduction efforts in Illinois – REBECCA ANZEL (DIERSEN: Of course, to turn township officials, township employees, voters in unincorporated areas, etc. against me, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes hint/imply/argue/shout that I want township consolidation.)
https://thesouthern.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/township-consolidation-law-may-be-first-of-many-government-reduction/article_39c05ce3-77b3-5a36-b08c-91cdcbc2365d.html

FOX ILLINOIS
— Reps. Scalise, Davis talk gun policy at Illinois Republican Day – Nikki McGee
https://foxillinois.com/news/local/scalise-tells-illinois-gop-it-can-recover-by-rebuilding

RADIO IOWA
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Rock Island medical pot provider ramps up for Illinois recreational use
https://www.radioiowa.com/2019/08/16/rock-island-medical-pot-provider-ramps-up-for-illinois-recreational-use/

KCRG
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: City of Galena drafts ordinance for the sale of recreational marijuana – Maggie Wedlake
https://www.kcrg.com/content/news/City-of-Galena-drafts-ordinance-for-the-sale-of-recreational-marijuana–545724661.html

EVANSTON NOW
— Panel seeks tax break for black homeowners – Bill Smith (DIERSEN: Do any of the 10 who are seeking to be appointed to fill the Wheaton City Council West District vacancy favor something like this for Wheaton?)
https://evanstonnow.com/story/government/bill-smith/equity/2019-08-16/82700/panel-seeks-tax-break-for-black-homeowners
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The resolution said the measures would help “remedy the city’s role in historical and institutional racism and discrimination.” The resolution adds that while much of the “wealth and opportunity gap” affecting black residents are tied to home loan redlining practices in parts of the 2nd and 5th Wards, the commission didn’t want to limit the reparations programs to residents in those neighborhoods. The panel ducked addressing issues regarding how the policies might be implemented, “acknowledging that additional research and data are necessary to create a fair and equitable process and determine the long-term sustainability of the funding sources.”)

DAILY LINE
— Ghosts of Trump, Rauner present as Illinois GOP vows to rebuild from ground up – Hannah Meisel 
http://thedailyline.net/chicago/08/16/2019/ghosts-of-trump-rauner-present-as-illinois-gop-vows-to-rebuild-from-ground-up/

PRAIRIE STATE WIRE
— ISRA Director: Restrictive gun laws ‘make the bad guys’ job easier and safer’ – Glenn Minnis
https://prairiestatewire.com/stories/512924766-isra-director-restrictive-gun-laws-make-the-bad-guys-job-easier-and-safer

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— IL SEN. DURBIN THREATENS THE U.S. SUPREME COURT
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/08/il-sen-durbin-threatens-the-us-supreme-court.html
— BIG GOVERNMENT, SHRINKING ECONOMY
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/08/big-government-shrinking-economy.html
— ROSSI: THE HIGH PRICE OF BEING RAISED WITHOUT YOUR FATHER
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/08/rossi-the-high-price-of-being-raised-without-your-father.html
— THE NET WORTH OF EVERY 2020 DEMOCRAT PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE (DIERSEN: Should the 10 candidates who want to be appointed to fill the Wheaton West District City Council vacancy be required to disclose their a) assets, b) liabilities, c) net worth, d) source and amounts of income, and e) expenses? What if they own pot stocks? What if they own stock in companies that employ illegals) 
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/08/the-net-worth-of-every-2020-democrat-presidential-candidate.html

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Conservative LGBTQ Republican group endorses Trump for reelection Log Cabin Republicans protest ‘radical left’ distortion of his policy – Jennifer Harper (DIERSEN: By definition, a group that promotes LGBTQ activity is not religious, conservative, or Republican.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/aug/16/conservative-lgbtq-republican-group-endorses-donal/
— Democrats accused of fueling attacks on cops, ICE with incendiary political rhetoric – Valerie Richardson
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/aug/15/democrats-fuel-attacks-police-ice-incendiary-polit/

FOX NEWS
— Trump tells NH rallygoers ‘we have a bunch of socialists or communists to beat’ — as Dem rivals gather nearby – Gregg Re 
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-new-hampshire-rally-dems-nearby

AMERICAN THINKER
— The Left’s Madcap Social Engineering – Daren M. Williams
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/08/the_lefts_madcap_social_engineering.html

AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE
— Trump’s Nationalist Report Card: A Solid C The president has done some things right and some things wrong, though whether voters will grade on a curve remains to be seen. – ROBERT W. MERRY
https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/trumps-nationalist-report-card-a-solid-c/

BREITBART
— Donald Trump Rips Democrats for Calling Supporters ‘Nazis’ – CHARLIE SPIERING (DIERSEN: Sooner or later, if you do not hate Trump, Trump-haters will call you a White supremacist, Nazi, KKK member, hater, racist, sexist, bigot, and even worse things, and especially if you are a Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/15/donald-trump-rips-democrats-for-calling-supporters-nazis/

FEDERALIST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, you are discriminated against if you do not promote LGBTQ activity.
https://thefederalist.com/2019/08/16/anti-discrimination-policies-didnt-help-people-targeted-lgbt-identity-work/

NEWSMAX
— Cory Booker Proposes Office to Fight White Supremacy (DIERSEN: Of course, all the employees in this office would be anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/cory-booker-office-fight-white-supremacy/2019/08/15/id/928636/

NEWS BUSTERS
— Deception? CBS Omitted Clip of U.S. Attorney Pledging to Prosecute Employers of Illegals – Nicholas Fondacaro 
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/nicholas-fondacaro/2019/08/15/deception-cbs-omitted-clip-us-attorney-pledging-prosecute

NOQ REPORT
— It’s time to punish businesses that employ illegal aliens – JD Rucker
https://noqreport.com/2019/08/16/time-punish-businesses-employ-illegal-aliens/
— After ICE raids, Koch Foods has job fair, receives hundreds of applications – Kerry Marasco (DIERSEN: GAO hired me in 1980 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, younger person, or veteran who would take the job. IRS hired me in 1971 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job. The Post Office hired me in 1966 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job.)
https://noqreport.com/2019/08/15/ice-raids-koch-foods-job-fair-receives-hundreds-applications/

ONE NEWS NOW
— We complain, we console – then we cave By granting “unrestricted access” to a Chicago-area transgender student, a state agency has succumbed to what a family advocate calls a “trans-cultic assumption” that biological sex has no relevance when it comes to the issue of privacy. – Bob Kellogg 
https://onenewsnow.com/education/2019/08/15/we-complain-we-console-then-we-cave

GATEWAY PUNDIT
— Thousands of Supporters Locked Out of Trump Rally as Hundreds of Empty Seats in New Hampshire Arena Went Unfilled – Kristinn Taylor
https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/08/wth-thousands-locked-out-of-trump-rally-as-hundreds-of-empty-seats-in-new-hampshire-arena-went-unfilled/

THE HILL
— Trump seeks to project confidence on economy at New Hampshire rally – MORGAN CHALFANT AND BRETT SAMUELS 
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/457658-trump-seeks-to-project-confidence-on-economy-at-new-hampshire-rally
— Illinois man charged with hate crime after allegedly telling motorcyclist to ‘go back to your country,’ chasing him with ice pick – JOHN BOWDEN 
https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/457614-illinois-man-charged-with-hate-crime-after-telling-motorcyclist

POLITICO
— Trump vows to revive ‘Pocahontas’ attack against Warren – MATTHEW CHOI (DIERSEN: My Milton Township Republican Central Committee and other critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes attack me as being “too conservative.” But from I see, sooner or later, they will attack me as being a White supremacist, Nazi, KKK member, hater, racist, sexist, bigot, and even worse things. How should I respond?) 
https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/15/trump-pocahontas-warren-attack-1466075

NBC NEWS
— Trump in New Hampshire: ‘You have no choice but to vote for me’ In a week when bond markets flashed what has historically been a major recession warning, the president again argued that if he lost, the stock market would plummet. – Shannon Pettypiece
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/trump-new-hampshire-you-have-no-choice-vote-me-n1043001

NEW YORK TIMES
— Mississippi Plants Knowingly Hired Undocumented Workers, ICE Says Affidavits unsealed in federal court after last week’s raids show that federal agents believe the companies “willfully and unlawfully” hired undocumented immigrants. – Mihir Zaveri and Christine Hauser
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/15/us/ice-raids-mississippi-plants.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Of course, to defeat Trump in 2020, Trump-haters are doing everything that they can to destroy America’s economy.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/15/opinion/trump-economy.html

WASHINGTON POST
— At rally, Trump defends economic record amid worries of a downturn – Josh Dawsey, Colby Itkowitz and Laura Hughes (DIERSEN: Of course, to defeat Trump in 2020, Trump-haters are doing everything that they can to destroy America’s economy.) 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/at-rally-trump-defends-economic-record-amid-worries-of-a-downturn/2019/08/15/75512678-bf7c-11e9-b873-63ace636af08_story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters crow about their success in promoting hatred against Trump.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/08/15/nearly-half-americans-say-trump-has-increased-threat-mass-shootings/

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— FDR only allowed 1,000 refugees to escape Hitler’s Germany. My family was among them – DAVID MICHAELS (DIERSEN: Ever-increasing, Trump-haters paint citizens of foreign countries as being Jews in Hitler’s Germany.)
https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2019-08-15/oswego-jewish-refugees-henry-gibbins-roosevelt-america

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Any Economic Downturn Could Scramble Trump’s 2020 Strategy The president projects optimism about the economy and his re-election chances, but his advisers are watching markets closely – Andrew Restuccia and Rebecca Ballhaus (DIERSEN: Of course, to defeat Trump in 2020, Trump-haters are doing everything that they can to destroy America’s economy.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/any-economic-downturn-could-scramble-trumps-2020-strategy-11565898073
— The Reach of Shootings in America Since 2017 when the U.S. experienced the deadliest mass shooting in its modern history, a network of victims and their families has grown – Vivien Ngo, Jim Oberman and Elisa Cho
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-reach-of-shootings-in-america-11565947800

FORBES
— The Net Worth Of Every 2020 Presidential Candidate – Dan Alexander (DIERSEN: Should the 10 candidates who want to be appointed to fill the Wheaton West District City Council vacancy be required to disclose their a) assets, b) liabilities, c) net worth, d) source and amounts of income, and e) expenses? What if they own pot stocks? What if they own stock in companies that employ illegals) 
https://www.forbes.com/sites/danalexander/2019/08/14/heres-the-net-worth-of-every-2020-presidential-candidate/#33a3d13a37c5

FRESNO BEE
— Fresno Unified board censures Terry Slatic amid rising legal costs, pleas for recall – ASHLEIGH PANOO (DIERSEN: Instead of following its bylaws concerning censure, the Milton Township Republican Central Committee (MTRCC) censures MTRCC members a) by giving the microphone to MTRCC members to make vicious false accusations against MTRCC members at MTRCC meetings and b) denying censured MTRCC members the opportunity to respond. That happened again at MTRCC’s August 14, 2019 meeting.)
https://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/education/article233549787.html

KANSAS CITY STAR
— Overland Park limits what public can bring up at its meetings. Residents want change – SARAH RITTER (DIERSEN: Those who run Milton Township Republican Central Committee (MTRCC) meetings a) give the microphone to nasty MTRCC members who make vicious false accusations against me and b) refuse to give me the microphone to defend myself.)
https://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article233957927.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Fifth Ward Councilman Faris Farassati is spearheading the effort to implement what he calls an “open microphone” period at City Council and committee meetings.)

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Why 90% of Democrats think Trump is racist while 90% of Republicans think he’s not.”
https://www.mcall.com/opinion/mc-opi-donald-trump-racism-dog-whistles-democrats-republicans-20190815-swpjtxdadjapbgxufrpvmixfs4-story.html

ACCOUNTING TODAY
— IRS budget cuts cost $34.3B in lost revenue from big business – Michael Cohn (DIERSEN: I worked for IRS for almost 9 years. I worked for GAO on audits of IRS for 3 years.)
https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/irs-budget-cuts-mean-34-3b-in-lost-revenue-from-big-business

LAWYERS
— Marijuana Laws Affect Employees And Employers – Sidney L. Gold
https://blogs.lawyers.com/attorney/labor-and-employment/marijuana-laws-affect-employees-and-employers-56804/

ATLANTIC
— Trump’s ‘Invasion’ Was a Corporate Recruitment Drive Last week’s raid was a case study in how an industry with a history of defying the law has managed to shift the blame onto workers. – Eric Schlosser (DIERSEN: RINOs want cheap labor. RINOs dominate the Republican Party. If Trump imposed E-Verify, RINOs would immediately end Trump’s presidency.)
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/08/trumps-invasion-was-a-corporate-recruitment-drive/596230/

GUARDIAN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, those who hate Whites and those who hate America promote hatred against Whites and against America.
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/aug/16/us-mexico-border-hispanic-invasion-latinx-history