October 13 Morning Edition

— OUTSTANDING: Northbrook residents rally against sale of recreational marijuana

— OUTSTANDING: ‘Opt out, say no:’ Protestors against proposed Northbrook marijuana dispensary – MEGHAN DWYER

— Will Columbus Day give way to Indigenous Peoples Day? More communities are making the shift. – MALINDA MAYNOR LOWERY (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, if you are White, the longer that your ancestors have been in America, the more that Democrats demonize you, denigrate you, and condemn you.)
— NBA’s deference to China in the wake of controversy shows how money trumps freedom of speech – Clarence Page

— 4 people slain eating dinner, 1 woman critically wounded by neighbor in shooting rampage at Northwest Side condo complex Chicago police said that shooter is a 67-year-old man who had a history of issues with his neighbors in the building. – Matthew Hendrickson and Jermaine Nolen 
— Number of ride-hailing drivers removed for sexual misconduct complaints on the rise An Uber spokeswoman said a broadening of standards for what constitutes sexual misconduct, including asking a rider out on a date, helps account for a rise in drivers being fired for such behavior. – Mitch Dudek

— The serious danger of politics as tribal conflict – Michael Gerson (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats make it clear that they exist to destroy Republicans, and especially to destroy Republicans who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.) 
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: No clear path yet Dems still split 4 months before first primary – AP (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats make it clear that they exist to destroy Republicans, and especially to destroy Republicans who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)

— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Medical marijuana shop seeks Route 31 location in McHenry – BRITTANY KEEPERMAN

— Rodney Davis calls chair of FEC partisan, asks for investigation – Bernard Schoenburg
— Davis, unlike Shimkus, still a co-chair of Trump effort – Bernard Schoenburg
— Planning commission recommends no adult-use pot in B-1 zoning – Brenden Moore

— LaHood not convinced the president deserves to be impeached – Edward Husar

— Bambenek joining 15th Congressional District contest – Tom Kacich
— Pension issue on tap in Springfield – Editorial
— Despite his words, Pritzker has yet to move on ‘Fair Map’ plan – Jim Dey

— SJ-R Reporters Rally, Warn Of Cuts In Face Of Newspaper Company Merger – MARY HANSEN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Pot pushers want to push more pot.

— Chicago teachers may test unions’ ‘social justice’ strategy – AP

— Join call for public safety pension consolidation – Editorial

— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Northeast Carbondale, northwest Marion among zones for ‘social equity’ help for weed dispensaries – GABRIEL NEELY-STREIT 

— IL-14: Candidates Should Heed Lessons from Sanguinetti Departure
— Huntley Area Tea Party Pickets Underwood’s Woodstock Office
— Evelyn Sanguinetti’s Endorsements
(FROM THE ARTICLE: In John Lopez’ article below he mentions the endorsements for Evelyn Sanguinetti, but does not list them. Since the point he makes–that endorsements don’t help raise money–let’s take a look at those listed on her web site:

Rodney Davis, United States Congressman (IL-13)
John Shimkus, United States Congressman (IL-15)
Adam Kinzinger, United States Congressman (IL-16) 
Bruce Rauner, former Illinois Governor
Mark Kirk, Former United States Senator (IL) 
VIEWPAC– Value In Electing Women Political Action Committee…
Corinne Wood, Former Lieutenant Governor of Illinois 
Judy Biggert, Former United State Congresswoman (IL-13) 
Don Manzullo, former United States Congressman (IL-16)…
Erika Harold, Illinois Attorney General Candidate (2018), Miss America (2003)
Leslie Munger, former Illinois Comptroller 
Ken Shepro, Kane County Republican Chairman, St. Charles Township GOP Chairman… 
Marty Keller, Chairman, DuPage County Republican Party…
Mark Shaw, Lake County
Lynn O’Brien, ILGOP Deputy State Central Committeeman (IL-6)…
Brian Colgan, Former ILGOP State Central Committeeman (IL-6)
Jay Reyes, ILGOP State Central Committeeman (IL-4)
Nicole Dean-Vallejo, Chairman of Special Events and Membership for Kane County GOP
Jesus Solorio, President of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly of Illinois…
Nimish Jani, Chairman, Indian American Republican Organization, Schaumburg Township Trustee… 
Peter Breen, former State Representative (IL-48)
Grant Wehrli, State Representative (IL-41)
Deanne Mazzochi, State Representative (IL-47)
Don Dewitte, State Senator (IL-33), former Mayor of St. Charles
Jack Schaffer, Former State Senator (IL-31)
Michael Connelly, former State Senator (IL-21)
John Milner, former State Senator (IL-28)
Mike Fortner, former State Representative (IL-49), former Mayor of West Chicago
Darlene Senger, former State Representative (IL-41)
Pamela Althoff, former State Senator (IL-32)
Yadav Nick Nathwani, former State Senator (IL-24)
John Curran, State Senator (IL-41)
Seth Lewis, former candidate for State Senate (IL-23)
Darlene Ruscitti, DuPage Regional Superintendent of Schools, former DuPage County GOP Chairman. 
Richard Jorgensen, DuPage County Coroner
Gwen Henry, DuPage County Treasurer, former Mayor of Wheaton
Paul Hinds, former DuPage Clerk
Grant Eckhoff, DuPage County Board Member 
Bob Larsen, DuPage County Board Member
Sean Noonan, DuPage County Board Member
Karyn Romano, former DuPage County Board Member
Tonia Khouri, former DuPage County Board Member
Janice Anderson, former DuPage County Board Member
Mike Kenyon, Kane County Board Member
Suzanne Hart, former Will County Board Member
Chris Christensen, McHenry County Board Member
Kevin Wiley, former DuPage County Board Member
Tim Elliott, DuPage County Board Member
Nicole Prater, Winfield Township GOP Chairman, Winfield Township Clerk…
Chris LeVan, Milton Township GOP Chairman
Beth Tatro, Milton Township GOP Treasurer
Jerry Marchese, former Wayne Township GOP Chairman
Bill Pohlman, Palatine Township GOP Outreach Director
Bob Jacobsen, Chairman of Milton Township Cemeteries Authority
James Addington, Westmont Village Trustee
Sal Falbo, Milton Township Trustee
Dan Kordik, York Township Clerk
Fritz Gohl, Barrington Township Trustee
Gary Saake, West Chicago School Board Member
Jim Mathieson, Wheaton Community School District 200 Board Member
Barb Intihar, Wheaton Community School District 200 Board Member
Steve Orlando, former President of Republican National Hispanic Assembly of Illinois
Trish Wegner, Naperville Area Republican Women
Helga Mattingly, Naperville Area Republican Women
Mark Kownick, Mayor of Cary
Martin McLaughlin, Mayor of Barrington Hills 
Nandia Black, Kildeer Village President
Mike Gresk, Former Mayor of Wheaton
Jim Carr, Former Mayor of Wheaton
Rod Craig, Hanover Park Village President
Mike Bernard, Executive Director, Wheaton Park District 
John Rutledge, Wheaton City Councilman
Mike Barbier, Wheaton City Councilman
Terry Mee, Wheaton Park District Commissioner
Ray Morril, Wheaton Park District Commissioner
Paty Gustin, Naperville City Councilwoman
Kevin Coyne, Naperville City Councilman
Suzanne Fitch, Wheaton City Councilwoman
Noreen Ligino – Kubinski, West Chicago City Councilwoman
Mary Ann Manna, former Winfield Township Trustee
Todd Scalzo, Former Wheaton City Councilman 
Steve Kim, former candidate for Illinois Lieutenant Governor
Michelle Moore, former candidate for DuPage County Board
Vasavi Chakka, Lincoln Series Class of 2019, Illinois Federation of Republican Women…
Karina Garcia, Aurora Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Phil Luetkehans, Managing Partner of Schirott, Luetkehans & Garner, LLC
Kevin Fitzpatrick, Businessman and political strategist
Laura Fitzpatrick, York Township Republican Precinct Committeeman
Tony Reyes, former Winfield Trustee
Ed Haley, Winfield Township
Dorothy Chinchilla, Milton Township 
Craig Chinchilla, former candidate for DuPage County Board
Nic Zito, Businessman, former candidate for State Representative
Matt Greenfield, Wheaton Rotary
Catherine Galvan, Milton Township Republican Precinct Committeeman
John Novak, Downers Grove Township Republican Precinct Committeeman
Mike Rogers, Kane County – pct committeeman
Robert Margetts, Milton Township Republican Precinct Committeeman
Lori Carlson, Milton Township Republican Precinct Committeeman
Norm Sula, Lisle Township Republican Precinct Committeeman
Russell Danwin, Milton Township Republican Precinct Committeeman
Joe Gribauskas, Milton Township Republican Precinct Committeeman
Ryan Doorhy, Downers Grove Township Republican Precinct Committeeman
Dan Cronin, DuPage County Chairman
Steve Balich, Will County Board, Founder of the Conservative Committeeman Project…
Fred Bucholz, DuPage County Recorder
Greg Hart, DuPage County Board Member
Kitty Weiner, Elk Grove Rotary, Political Strategist
Robert Corbino, of Downers Grove
Jack Novak, Downers Grove GOP Township Committeeman
Michael Konewko, Winfield Township GOP Committeeman
James Doerge, of Cook County
Liz Eilers, Director At WLUJ
Jim Ruhl, Naperville Township GOP Chairman
Stephanie Rhinesmith, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Sam Maggio, Vietnam Army Veteran, Wheaton IL
Mark Senak, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Yvonne Sencial Bolton, Former Republican National Hispanic Chairwoman
Ron Menna, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Meaghan Jorgenson, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Tom Elsner, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Bob Cherry, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Tim Whelan, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Mike Formento, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Flo D’Angelo, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Christina Martin, Downers Grove GOP Township Committeeman
Don Rickard, Downers Grove Township GOP Committeeman
James Wool, Downers Grove Township GOP Committeeman
Bob Krzyzewski, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Carl Miller, Downers Grove Township GOP Committeeman
David Norck, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Paul Bischoff, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Thommen Poozhikunnel, Milton GOP Township Committeeman
Mark Thomas, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Greg Moffett, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Arthur Grant, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Chick Briner, Downers Grove Township GOP Committeeman
Christopher Davis, Downers Grove GOP Township Committeeman
Alex Ion, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Joe Duffy, Milton Township GOP Committeeman
Noel Manley, Downers Grove Township GOP Committeeman
Tim Waz, Downers Grove Township GOP Committeeman
Deborah Kraus, Downers Grove Township GOP Committeeman
Jonathan Nelson, Downers Grove GOP Township Committeeman
Jaye Wang, Downers Grove Township GOP Committeeman
Cynthia Schneider, Naperville Area Republican Women’s Organization

… and more!

This reminds me of appointed State Rep. Kent Gaffney’s Primary Election campaign. He also had lots of endorsements, but David McSweeney beat him. I concluded, “Popularity of local and state elected officials was not transferred to Gaffney.” Apparently, it was not to Sanguinetti either.)

— DeKalb County ranked 80th in state for resident earnings in 2017

— Trump blasts left as ‘crazy,’ tells evangelical audience Pelosi ‘hates our country’ President defends Middle East strategy to Values Voter Summit amid mounting Syrian crisis, criticism – Tom Howell Jr.

— ‘Are these people insane?’: Former Republican tells 2020 Democrats that ‘LGBT town hall’ helps Trump – Carlin Becker
— Trump: Turkey will face ‘swift, strong, and severe’ sanctions if it doesn’t protect religious minorities in Syria – Jeffrey Cimmino

— Turkey’s Syria assault triggers war within GOP, as Trump battles neocon wing – Andrew O’Reilly

— Liberals fear for Poland’s democracy if Poles don’t vote gay enough Sunday – Drew Belsky

— Elizabeth Warren Mocks Christians, Sings ‘Jesus Loves the Little Children’ to Justify Homosexual ‘Marriage’

— Trump Administration Blasts Judge Blocking ‘Public Charge’ Rule – RICK MORAN

— Elizabeth Warren Is Jussie Smollett – KEVIN D. WILLIAMSON

— ‘Crazy’ Dems consumed by ‘hateful spirit’ pursuing impeachment: Trump – JORDYN PHELPS and KENNEDEY BELL

— GM workers worry about paying bills as strike continues – JOHN SEEWER and TOM KRISHER (DIERSEN: In 1997, when I was 49 years old, when my Democrat GAO superiors succeeded in forcing me to take their early retirement “offer,” they knew that my wife and I could suffer my $74,338/year (58%) loss of income in today’s dollars a) because of my wife’s salary, b) because we had no children to support, c) because we had no pets to support, d) because we had no debts, e) because we had retirement savings, f) because we owned 915 Cove Court in Wheaton, g) because we owned a 1996 Ford Thunderbird LX, 1990 Ford Thunderbird LX, 1972 Corvette, 1962 Chevy Impala SS, 1968 Dodge Charger R/T, and 1997 Chevy Cavalier, h) because etc.) 

— Warren Dares Facebook With Intentionally False Political Ad – Cecilia Kang and Thomas Kaplan
— FRONT PAGE: Impeachment Support Grows, but So Does the Public Divide – Sheryl Gay Stolberg (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats DIVIDE those who are Trump-haters, LGBTQers, women, minorities, young people, poor people, non-Protestants, moderates and liberals, citizens of foreign countries, non-gun owners, non-German Americans, those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time, etc. AGAINST those who are Trump supporters, heterosexuals, men, Whites, older people, non-poor people, Protestants, conservatives, citizens of America, gun owners, German Americans, those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time, etc.)
— How ‘White Guilt’ in the Age of Trump Shapes the Democratic Primary The changing racial attitudes of white liberals are changing how 2020 candidates try to win votes. – Astead W. Herndon (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, if you are White, neither Democrats nor RINOs will tolerate you unless you profess “White Guilt.” You have to profess that you, your parents, your grandparents, your great grandparents, the rest of your ancestors caused all the problems that minorities have had, are having, and will have. You have to profess that you, your parents, your grandparents, your great grandparents, and the rest of your ancestors are racists.) 
— Vicious bigotry, reluctant acceptance: an American story. How Italians Became ‘White’ – Brent Staples (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, if you are White, the longer that your ancestors have been in America, the more that Democrats demonize you, denigrate you, and condemn you.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters promote hatred against Trump.
— Should We Soak the Rich? You Bet! And they’ll still be loaded. – Nicholas Kristof (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who have hinted/implied/argued/shouted the loudest that I have always been undeservedly filthy rich, and therefore, I should pay much more taxes. They stress a) the new cars that I bought when I was 17, 19, 20, 23, etc.; b) the real estate that I bought when I was 24, 25, and 27; c) the tuition that I paid to earn a job-related bachelor’s degree when I was 21, job-related master’s degrees when I was 27, 31, and 48, job-related professional certifications when I was 30, 32, 41, 45, 47, and 48, and a job-related professional license when I was 32; d) the home that my wife and I bought when I was 29 and the home that we had built when I was 35; e) the collector cars that I bought when I was 40 and 45; f) etc.) 
— Racists Are Recruiting. Watch Your White Sons. Parents need to understand how white supremacists prey on teen boys, so they can intervene. – Joanna Schroeder (DIERSEN: Parents should advise their sons who are Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran, that a) if they become a federal employee, their careers will be wasted and they will be gotten rid of if they do 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 and b) that extremely few federal employees make the aforesaid promotion deadlines.)
— HARDCOPY EDITORIAL TITLE: The Supreme Court Needs an L.G.B.T. Justice (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, if you do not promote LGBTQ activity, Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, and RINOs viciously destroy you.)
— Trump’s Politics Aren’t Pretty. That’s How His Voters Like It. He’s a tireless catalyst of conflict with the right’s opponents. – Daniel McCarthy (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, members of the following groups want more “rights” to dominate/destroy everyone else: anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, men-haters promote hatred of men. 
— Blogs Cannot Tell You What to Do With Your Career – Megan Greenwell (DIERSEN: While I was a federal employee for almost 30 years, I was extremely reluctant to seek/take career advice from my superiors because I knew that they were under tremendous pressure from Democrat politicians to get rid of their employees who shared my demographics: Republican, White, male, draft avoider, Protestant, German American, conservative, non-poor, gun owner, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, the Democrat Party is a GIANT PROTECTION RACKET. It shouts at Trump-haters, LGBTQers, women, minorities, young people, poor people, non-Protestants, moderates and liberals, citizens of foreign countries, non-gun owners, non-German Americans, those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time, etc. THAT THEY NEED PROTECTION FROM Trump supporters, heterosexuals, men, Whites, older people, non-poor people, Protestants, conservatives, citizens of America, gun owners, German Americans, those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time, etc. 
— China censoring NBA athletes? No surprise. But what about at home? – LZ GRANDERSON

— Madness of leftist zealots – Michael Goodwin

— Biden is creating a generational divide among Black voters – David Love

— The Joys Of The Minimalist Life In Retirement – Michelle Black (DIERSEN: My $53,316/year Civil Service Retirement System pension is only 42% of what my $127,654/year (GS-13 Step 10) GAO salary was in 1997 in today’s dollars. As time goes on, the adverse impact of the success that my Democrat superiors had in wasting my career and forcing me to take their early retirement “offer” gets stronger and stronger and stronger.)