March 24 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Coronavirus Update: Illinois’ COVID-19 cases reach 1,535, 16 deaths; hospitals prepare for COVID-19 patient influx – Craig Wall, Eric Horng and Alexis McAdams
https://abc7chicago.com/health/hospitals-prepare-for-covid-19-patient-influx;-illinois-covid-19-cases-reach-1535-16-deaths/6044980/
— Trump hoping to see US economy reopened by Easter amid coronavirus outbreak – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/trump-hoping-to-see-us-economy-reopened-by-easter/6046176/

NBC5
— Many Airline Flights Nearly Empty as Virus Undercuts Travel Even with sharply reduced schedules, airlines are consolidating some of the remaining flights because passengers aren’t showing up – David Koenig
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/coronavirus/many-airline-flights-nearly-empty-as-virus-undercuts-travel/2243564/

CBS2
— Coronavirus In Chicago: 6 CPD Officers, 5 Members Of CFD Test Positive For COVID-19
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/03/24/coronavirus-has-now-infected-six-chicago-police-officers/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters use coronavirus to promote hatred against Trump.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/clarence-page/ct-column-coronavirus-trump-lockdown-page-20200324-cttw6al7anbgphj3vzd36ajbxy-story.html
— Coronavirus infections continue to surge in Europe, with 743 reported dead in Italy on Tuesday – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-coronavirus-around-the-world-updates-20200324-ug6tu7nksngelduofvq27njaku-story.html
— One of Chicago’s biggest hotels to shut down as coronavirus upends the industry with closures, job losses – Lori Rackl
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-chicago-hotel-closures-coronavirus-0324-20200324-uub6f3ytvzfqvg2we7lgjuh64e-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Lightfoot: Not the time to lift stay-at-home order, despite what Trump says about getting economy moving The mayor said the decision to lift a shelter-in-place order depends on “us — not him,” referring to the president. “Pulling that now, in my view for Chicago, does not make sense at all.” – Fran Spielman 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/24/21192972/coronavirus-stay-home-shelter-economy-lightfoot-trump-covid-19
— Will coronavirus delay July Democratic presidential convention in Milwaukee? The situation is “fluid,” a convention official said. – Lynn Sweet 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/elections/2020/3/24/21193156/coronavirus-pandemic-threatens-july-democratic-convention-milwaukee-will-there-be-delay
— Nearly a dozen Chicago first responders infected with coronavirus, but all recovering and ‘in great spirits’ Six of the cases are in the Chicago Police Department, and five in the Chicago Fire Department, leaders of the two departments said. Two of the Chicago Police employees are recovering from the coronavirus in hospitals. – Jake Wittich
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/24/21193157/police-fire-departments-precaution-first-responders-test-positive-coronavirus-covid
— Saving the economy is secondary to saving lives during a pandemic The president wants the economy “raring to go” by Easter. That’s not only nonsense, it’s life threatening. – Editorial
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/3/24/21192709/coronavirus-pandemic-president-trump-public-health-experts-economy-easter-april

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Trump administration dusts off 2008 order to states: Don’t release daily jobless numbers Illinois now will say only once a week how many people filed for benefits amid the COVID-19 pandemic. – GREG HINZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/trump-administration-dusts-2008-order-states-dont-release-daily-jobless-numbers
— McCormick Place loses 2 events with 100K visitors The National Restaurant Association Show and the American Society of Clinical Oncology have both canceled, adding to the harsh immediate economic fallout of the pandemic. – DANNY ECKER
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/commercial-real-estate/mccormick-place-loses-2-events-100k-visitors

FOX ILLINOIS
— Lawmakers discuss if a national coronavirus shutdown is ahead – Sara Chernikoff
https://foxillinois.com/news/connect-to-congress/is-a-national-coronavirus-shutdown-ahead

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— The Latest on Government Efforts to Contain Coronavirus
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/24/the-latest-on-government-efforts-to-contain-coronavirus/ 
— Self-Sufficiency Urged for Personal Protection Equipment
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/24/self-sufficiency-urged-for-personal-protection-equipment/ 
— IL-6: Ives Chides House Democrats
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/24/so-what-will-happen-with-party-conventions/

WILL COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
— FROM THE POSTING: How YOU Can Help: The Will County Republican Central Committee is looking for a FEW highly motivated Pollwatchers for the counting of the Provisional Ballots/late Vote-by-mail ballots on March 31, 2010 starting at 9:00 a.m. in the Will County Board Room and is looking for ONE highly motivated Pollwatcher for the Retabulation of the Ballot Counters on April 3, 2020 starting at 9:00 a.m. in the basement of the Will County Clerk’s Office. Both events are at 302 N. Chicago Street, Joliet, Illinois. All applicants for Republican Pollwatcher must be registered to vote in Will County and must NOT: be older, have a high incidence of respiratory viral infections, be a smoker, have exposure to HIV, have high blood pressure, be diabetic, or have coronary artery disease. (DIERSEN: What is your County Republican Central Committee doing in this regard?)
https://willcountyrepublicans.org/
https://mailchi.mp/de307df5275f/covid-19-changes-to-the-counting-of-the-will-county-ballots

ILLINOIS FAMILY ACTION
— Amid Illinois Shutdown, Abortions at Planned Parenthood Go On – Alex Newman
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2020/03/amid-illinois-shutdown-abortions-at-planned-parenthood-go-on/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— 32% SAY CORONAVIRUS HAS THROWN THEM OR A FAMILY MEMBER OUT OF WORK
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/03/32-say-coronavirus-has-thrown-them-or-a-family-member-out-of-work.html

CAPITOL FAX
— Pritzker: “We are beyond the moment where testing alone can be our primary weapon” – 180 people applied to rejoin healthcare workforce – “No way that these companies can ramp up fast enough to get us everything that we need in the time that we need it” – 54% of confirmed cases are white, 33% black, 11% Latino, 5% Asian – Unarmed National Guard is not enforcing quarantines – Doesn’t think president is listening to scientists – “Concerned that we may have to extend that deadline” – Governor says he will spend some of his own money
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/24/pritzker-we-are-beyond-the-moment-where-testing-alone-can-be-our-primary-weapon-180-people-applied-to-rejoin-healthcare-workforce/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Trump: America ‘not built to shut down’ Wants to see economic freeze end by Easter – Tom Howell Jr.
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/24/trump-america-not-built-shut-down/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— The coronavirus came from China. That’s not racism; it’s a fact – Steven Cheung
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/coronavirus-came-from-china-thats-not-racism-its-a-fact
— Washington Post’s Margaret Sullivan calls for media boycott of White House press briefings; China propagandist agrees – Becket Adams 
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/wapos-sullivan-calls-for-media-boycott-of-white-house-press-briefings-china-propagandist-agrees

ANDY MARTIN
— New Hampshire U. S. Senate candidate Andy Martin tells President Trump that the coronavirus shutdown must end this weekend. Any indefinite extension will crater the economy and preclude a prompt recovery. Trump’s reelection prospects will be dead. Andy says the scientists and medical experts have it all wrong.
https://andymartin2020.blogspot.com/2020/03/new-hampshire-u.html

GOPUSA
— Joe Biden Tries To Appear Relevant As A Shadow President – What Could Go Wrong?
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86530
— America, A La Twilight Zone, Preps For National Guard In The Streets
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86502
— Fines Or Jail In Oregon For Violating Gov. Brown’s Stay At Home Order
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86486

FOX NEWS
— Trump signals desire to end lockdowns: ‘Our people want to return to work’ – Adam Shaw
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-end-lockdowns-coronavirus

AMERICAN THINKER
— ‘You Never Let a Serious Crisis Go To Waste’ – Christopher Chantrill
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/03/you_never_let_a_serious_crisis_go_to_waste.html

BREITBART
— Media Blackout of Trump Coronavirus Briefings Begins – John Nolte (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will my critics/opponents call for Pritzker to kill my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails?)
https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2020/03/24/nolte-media-blackout-of-trump-coronavirus-briefings-begins/
— Media Elite Are Totally Immune from Human Devastation of Economic Shutdown – JOHN NOLTE
https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2020/03/24/nolte-media-elite-are-totally-immune-from-human-devastation-of-economic-shutdown/
— Trump’s Coronavirus Job Approval Rating Is Higher than the Media’s – JOHN NOLTE (DIERSEN: Of course, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes vehemently disapprove of what I do for you as your GOPUSA Illinois Editor. I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes.)
https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2020/03/24/nolte-trumps-coronavirus-job-approval-rating-is-higher-than-the-medias/
— Pelosi Slips Amnesty for DACA Illegal Aliens into Latest Coronavirus Plan – JOHN BINDER
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/24/pelosi-coronavirus-plan-daca-amnesty/

BLAZE
— Ted Cruz UNLOADS on Democrats for using coronavirus bill to push far-left agenda ‘What in the hell does that have to do with this crisis?!’ – Chris Enloe
https://www.theblaze.com/news/video-ted-cruz-unloads-on-democrats-for-using-coronavirus-bill-to-push-far-left-agenda

NEWSMAX
— Liberals Conveniently Decry Racism at Trump’s Expense – Jack Brewer
https://www.newsmax.com/jackbrewer/china-clinton-crime-clyburn/2020/03/24/id/959721/

PJ MEDIA
— Are Democrats Trying to Steal the 2020 Election With Pelosi’s New Coronavirus Bill? – MATT MARGOLIS
https://pjmedia.com/trending/are-democrats-are-trying-to-steal-the-2020-election-with-pelosis-new-coronavirus-bill/

NEWS BUSTERS
— Sunny Hostin: Stop Airing Trump Coronavirus Briefings, They’re a ‘Disservice to Country’ – Kristine Marsh (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will my critics/opponents call for Pritzker to kill my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails?)
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/kristine-marsh/2020/03/24/sunny-hostin-stop-airing-trump-coronavirus-briefings-theyre

THE HILL
— Trump says he hopes to have economy reopen by Easter – BRETT SAMUELS AND MORGAN CHALFANT 
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/489251-trump-says-he-hopes-to-have-economy-reopen-by-easter
— Poll: Biden holds narrow 3-point lead over Trump nationally – MAX GREENWOOD
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/489203-poll-biden-holds-narrow-3-point-lead-over-trump-nationally
— Major US newspapers call on China to reverse expulsions – JOE CONCHA (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents want the following to expel me: Milton Township Republican Organization (MTRO), DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois Republican Party. My critics/opponents succeeded in getting their operatives and their dupes to expel me as a TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member, MTRO webmaster, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member, GAO employee, etc.) 
https://thehill.com/homenews/media/489175-major-us-newspapers-call-on-china-to-reverse-expulsions
— Cuomo says NY needs 30,000 ventilators, pleads with feds for help – JESSIE HELLMANN
https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/489214-cuomo-says-ny-needs-30000-ventilators-pleads-with-feds-for-help
— Press corps theatrics don’t help us in a crisis – JEFFREY M. MCCALL
https://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/489182-press-corps-theatrics-dont-help-us-in-a-crisis
— Italy’s suffering offers potential terrifying coronavirus preview for U.S. – REID WILSON (DIERSEN: How are relevant things similar and different between Italy and the United States?)
https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/489281-italys-suffering-offers-potential-terrifying-coronavirus-preview-for-us
— 10 changes we can expect after the coronavirus crisis – SHARYL ATTKISSON
https://thehill.com/opinion/healthcare/488910-10-changes-we-can-expect-after-the-coronavirus-crisis

CNN
— Trump wants country “opened up and just raring to go by Easter” – Kevin Liptak
https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-outbreak-03-24-20-intl-hnk/h_c323f2b0be1a6e15b98883a9a2ebf3d0
— New York governor: “We haven’t flattened the curve … the curve is actually increasing”
https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-outbreak-03-24-20-intl-hnk/h_478a57ca8ce9ac53c3b9816327f7d0f8

CNBC
— Trump pushes a ‘return to work’ as Kudlow predicts coronavirus stimulus will fuel economic rebound – Kevin Breuninger
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/24/coronavirus-stimulus-trump-pushes-return-to-work-as-kudlow-predicts-economic-rebound.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— As India Imposes 21-Day Lockdown, Trump Calls for U.S. to Be Open ‘by Easter’
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/24/world/coronavirus-updates-maps.html
— Stocks Soar as Washington Nears Deal on Economic Rescue
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/24/business/stock-market-today-coronavirus.html
— Anyone who has left New York should self-quarantine. – Dr. Deborah Birx
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/24/world/coronavirus-news-live-updates.html

WASHINGTON POST
— White House asks everyone who left coronavirus-stricken N.Y.C. area recently to self-quarantine for 14 days
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/03/24/coronavirus-latest-news/
— Wall Street stages massive rally as coronavirus stimulus hopes grow Stocks are on pace for one of their best days ever, with the Dow skyrocketing more than 11 percent – Rachel Siegel and Thomas Heath 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/03/24/stocks-economy-senate-stimulus-fed/

BLOOMBERG
— Trump Laces Into Biden, Misleads on China Travel in Town Hall
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-24/trump-laces-into-biden-misleads-on-china-travel-in-town-hall

FORBES
— Vehicle Dealers Ask Trump To Deem Sales Essential During COVID-19 Crisis – Ed Garsten
https://www.forbes.com/sites/edgarsten/2020/03/24/dealers-ask-trump-to-deem-sales-essential-during-covid-19-crisis/#7eff5f367792

FED SMITH
— Election 2020: Which Candidate Do Federal Employees Prefer? – Ralph R. Smith (DIERSEN: While I worked for the federal government 1966-1969 and 1971-1997 in Park Forest, Harvey, Joliet, and Chicago, virtually all of my superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates were Democrats.) 
https://www.fedsmith.com/2020/03/24/election-2020-which-candidate-do-federal-employees-prefer/

JD SUPRA
— Illinois Gov. Pritzker Orders Stay-At-Home, Cessation Of Non-Essential Businesses And Operations (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, I am not a legitimate member of the media. When, if not already, will they try to get Pritzker to shut me down?) 
https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/illinois-gov-pritzker-orders-stay-at-96617/
(FROM THE POSTING: “Essential Businesses and Operations” are encouraged to remain open and are broadly defined as: . . . Media.)

BUZZFEED NEWS
— The Coronavirus Is A Media Extinction Event “I think there we will unfortunately see more closures of newspapers, more news deserts as a result of this,” said one publisher. – Craig Silverman
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/coronavirus-news-industry-layoffs

RASMUSSEN REPORTS
— 32% Say Coronavirus Has Thrown Them or A Family Member Out of Work
https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/lifestyle/coronavirus/32_say_coronavirus_has_thrown_them_or_a_family_member_out_of_work

SPLC
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, SPLC promotes hatred against individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.splcenter.org/hatewatch/2020/03/24/hate-group-leaders-antigovernment-extremists-push-anti-china-coronavirus-rhetoric

GUARDIAN
— India announces 21-day lockdown as global confirmed cases top 400,000
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/live/2020/mar/24/coronavirus-live-news-updates-us-trump-uk-lockdown-global-deaths-cases-covid19-latest-update

March 24 Morning Edition

ABC7
— Nurse’s lawsuit alleges Northwestern Memorial Hospital fired her for warning about ‘ineffective’ COVID-19 masks
https://abc7chicago.com/nurses-lawsuit-alleges-she-was-fired-for-warning-about-ineffective-covid-19-masks/6044952/

WGN TV
— Unemployment soars in Illinois; State scrambles to assist – Sean Lewis
https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/unemployment-soars-in-illinois-state-scrambles-to-assist/

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Feds vow to send Illinois ventilators, masks after Pritzker and Trump talk things through The White House’s promise to send Illinois 300 ventilators and 250,000 masks came some 24 hours after Pritzker complained “the only way to get the president of the United States to pay attention is to go on national television and make noise about it.” – Tina Sfondeles (DIERSEN: If you needed to be put on a ventilator to stay alive, what factors would work against you? For me, factors include my being 71 years old, my having not-in-control type 2 diabetes, and my being obese (BMI 30+).)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/3/23/21191917/pritzker-trump-tv-cnn-twitter-illinois-ventilators-masks-ppe-coronavirus
— Adding insult to isolation? No shame in being dubbed a ‘non-essential’ worker Most everyone would probably like to believe they are essential in at least some small way or another to the endeavors to which they devote themselves — and therefore essential to the larger society. – Mark Brown (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes, I have never been essential. But then again, according to them, only they are essential.) 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2020/3/23/21191808/coronavirus-non-essential-job-stay-home-pritzker

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Is Marijuana an ‘Essential’ Like Milk or Bread? Some States Say Yes – Dan Levin
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/sns-nyt-coronavirus-states-say-marijuana-an-essential-20200324-v6toajyrwrdddgs5f5o3vu5srm-story.html

NORTHWEST HERALD
— Gun stores see increase in sales amid COVID-19 concerns Illinois State Police grapple with influx of firearm transfer requests – KATIE SMITH
https://www.nwherald.com/2020/03/23/gun-stores-see-increase-in-sales-amid-covid-19-concerns/a4gbou0/

SUBURBAN LIFE
— Wheaton declares state of emergency
https://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2020/03/24/wheaton-declares-state-of-emergency/ajia54j/

NPR ILLINOIS
— People With Disabilities Say Rationing Care Policies Violate Civil Rights – JOSEPH SHAPIRO (DIERSEN: If healthcare was rationed, what factors would work against you? For me, factors include my being 71 years old, my having not-in-control type 2 diabetes, and my being obese (BMI 30+).)
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/people-disabilities-say-rationing-care-policies-violate-civil-rights#stream/0

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— Trump says he intends to reopen country in weeks, not months
https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/national/watch-live-white-house-coronavirus-task-force-to-give-monday-briefing/
— Normal council grants Mayor and City Manager Emergency Powers – Munashe Kwangwari III
https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/normal-council-grants-mayor-and-city-manager-emergency-powers/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: With the virus continuing to spread in McLean County, both twin cities council’s are taking the next step to ensure people are safe and have nothing to worry about. On Monday, the Normal council met to declare a local emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, members gave Mayor Chris Koos and City Manager Pam Reece emergency powers. What this means is, both Reece and Koos now have the authority to make decisions that might ordinarily be outside municipal policies or codes. That includes spending money outside what’s outlined in the budget to fight the pandemic. In a balance of powers effort, the town council has the ability to review any and all orders issued by the Mayor. “There are situations that we really can’t anticipate,” said City Manager, Pam Reece. “We want the ability to be able to be nimble and react quickly.” The ordinance is now in effect, and will end when Pritzker’s stay at home order ends, which at this time is set for April 7th.)

FOX ILLINOIS
— Fed to buy unlimited government debt, lend to businesses – AP
https://foxillinois.com/news/connect-to-congress/federal-reserve-to-lend-up-to-300b-to-businesses-cities

CAPITOL NEWS ILLINOIS
— No firm plans yet for restarting legislative session – PETER HANCOCK
https://capitolnewsillinois.com/NEWS/no-firm-plans-yet-for-restarting-legislative-session

CENTER SQUARE
— New bill would require school boards to explain reasons for firing school leaders – Scot Bertram (DIERSEN: Reasons include Affirmative Action, Diversity, Inclusion, up-or-out, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and retaliation for opposing the aforesaid. What percent of teachers who are fired are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?) 
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/new-bill-would-require-school-boards-to-explain-reasons-for/article_db949d2c-6d21-11ea-89e0-dbb182baa8a1.html
— Deemed non-essential? Here’s what to do next – Cole Lauterbach (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes, I have never been essential. But then again, according to them, only they are essential.) 
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/deemed-non-essential-here-s-what-to-do-next/article_599bf3e0-6d3c-11ea-94b5-bff963c00611.html

JAY KINZLER
— Stay Calm: Dr. Jay Kinzler’s Coronavirus Initiative
https://kinzlerforcongress.org/stay-calm-dr-jay-kinzlers-coronavirus-initiative/

ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE
— PROPOSAL WOULD CUT PAY FOR CHICAGO POLITICIANS TO FUND CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE – Autin Berg (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will your critics/opponents propose cutting your income to fund the coronavirus response?)
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/proposal-would-cut-pay-for-chicago-politicians-to-fund-coronavirus-response/

GOPUSA
— Must We Kill The Economy To Kill The Virus? – Patrick J. Buchanan 
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86484
— Americans Wait For Help As Dems Demand Leftist Ideological Wish List In Coronavirus Aid Package
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86500
— Civil Liberties Hang In Coronavirus Balance – Cheryl Chumley (DIERSEN: Of course, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and the dupes want Pritzker to have the power to kill GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.)
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86511
— Southern Poverty Law Center Promotes Division During Call For Unity
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86496

FOX NEWS
— China’s coronavirus lies prey on US divisions — here’s how to fight their propaganda – Dan Crenshaw (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is propaganda except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. I should write a book about my critics/opponents.)
https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/china-coronavirus-lies-us-dan-crenshaw
— China uses American media to push coronavirus propaganda as war of words continues – Barnini Chakraborty (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is propaganda except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. I should write a book about my critics/opponents.)
https://www.foxnews.com/world/china-coronavirus-america-media-propaganda-war

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Coronavirus crisis approaches tipping point: ‘Can’t have the cure be worse than the problem’ – Stephen Dinan (DIERSEN: Trump-haters want the cure to be worse than the problem.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/23/coronavirus-crisis-approaches-health-vs-economy-ti/
— GOP details Pelosi’s $2.5 trillion ‘socialist wish list’ in coronavirus aid package – Dave Boyer
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/23/nancy-pelosi-coronavirus-stimulus-package-socialis/
— U.S. braces as coronavirus accelerates: ‘This week, it’s going to get bad’ – Tom Howell Jr. and David Sherfinski (DIERSEN: To destroy Trump, Trump-haters want everything to “get bad.”)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/23/us-braces-coronavirus-accelerates-week-its-going-g/
— GOP details Pelosi’s $2.5 trillion ‘socialist wish list’ in coronavirus aid package – Dave Boyer
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/23/nancy-pelosi-coronavirus-stimulus-package-socialis/
— Media, lose belligerent tone – HESSIE L. HARRIS, Silver Spring, Md.
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/23/letters-to-the-editor-media-lose-belligerent-tone/

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— Soros Bankrolls Coronavirus Attack Ads Against Trump Liberal groups spend millions on anti-Trump ads in Midwest – Joe Schoffstall
https://freebeacon.com/2020-election/soros-bankrolls-coronavirus-attack-ads-against-trump/
— Chinese Propaganda Video Cites CNN, Democratic Politicians to Push Regime Narrative Regime outlet cites CNN, NBC, Hillary Clinton to deny Chinese responsibility for outbreak – Collin Anderson
https://freebeacon.com/media/chinese-propaganda-video-cites-cnn-democratic-politicians-to-push-regime-narrative/
— Trump Says Won’t Allow Long-Lasting Damage to Economy From Virus – Reuters (DIERSEN: Trump-haters want to use the virus to destroy America to destroy Trump.)
https://freebeacon.com/latest-news/trump-says-wont-allow-long-lasting-damage-to-economy-from-virus/
— Pelosi’s Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Mentions ‘Diversity’ 32 Times – Andrew Stiles (DIERSEN: Democrats use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion to destroy Republicans, and especially to destroy Republicans who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, draft avoiders, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://freebeacon.com/democrats/coronavirus-diversity/
— Former Bloomberg Staffers Sue Over Campaign Layoffs Lawsuits allege campaign falsely promised salaries through November – Graham Piro (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, no one should believe promises that employers hint/imply/argue/shout.) 
https://freebeacon.com/democrats/former-bloomberg-staffers-sue-over-campaign-layoffs/
— McConnell to Dems: ‘This Isn’t a Juicy Political Opportunity, This Is a National Emergency’ Majority leader says some Dems have told him they’re ’embarrassed’ – Cameron Cawthorne
https://freebeacon.com/politics/mcconnell-to-dems-this-isnt-a-juicy-political-opportunity-this-is-a-national-emergency/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Here’s what Chinese state-run media are telling their citizens – Tom Rogan (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is propaganda except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. I should write a book about my critics/opponents.)
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/heres-what-chinese-state-run-media-is-telling-their-citizens
— Illinois sees three new deaths, nearly 300 new cases, of coronavirus – Cole Lauterbach
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/politics/illinois-sees-three-new-deaths-nearly-300-new-cases-of-coronavirus
— Chinese officials claiming US created coronavirus does not violate Twitter rules – Jerry Dunleavy (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is propaganda except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. I should write a book about my critics/opponents.)
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/chinese-officials-claiming-us-created-coronavirus-do-not-violate-twitter-rules

AMERICAN THINKER
— Italy fulfilling Gov Sarah Palin’s death panel prophecy – Ethel C. Fenig (DIERSEN: What would you stress about yourself to a death panel? I would stress the neither health problems nor any other kind of problem has stopped me from putting a GOPUSA ILLINOIS email together and sending it out each and every a) morning since 2004 and b) evening too since 2015.)
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/03/italy_fulfilling_gov_sarah_palins_death_panel_prophecy.html

BREITBART
— Nancy Pelosi Coronavirus Relief Bill Demands Racial, Gender Diversity from Corporate Recipients – CHARLIE SPIERING (DIERSEN: Democrats use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion to destroy Republicans, and especially to destroy Republicans who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, draft avoiders, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/23/nancy-pelosi-coronavirus-relief-bill-demands-racial-gender-diversity-from-corporate-recipients/
— U.S. Graduates Expect Mass Layoffs as Companies Keep Hiring H-1B Visa Workers – NEIL MUNRO (DIERSEN: What do you say to employers that prefer citizens of foreign countries over citizens of America?)
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/23/u-s-graduates-expect-mass-layoffs-as-companies-hire-more-h-1b-workers/

DAILY CALLER
— Here’s How The Media Is Pushing Chinese Propaganda And Talking Points – SHELBY TALCOTT (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is propaganda except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. I should write a book about my critics/opponents.)
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/23/media-chinese-propaganda-coronavirus-zhao-lijian/
— Democrats Holding Up Coronavirus Relief Putting ‘Wokeness’ Over The American People – Tucker Carlson
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/23/tucker-carlson-democrats-wokeness-coronavirus-relief/
— Pelosi’s Coronavirus Bill Pushes Provisions Unrelated To The Crisis – HENRY RODGERS
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/23/nancy-pelosi-coronavirus-bill-provisions-unrelated-crisis/

TOWNHALL
— Pompeo Slams Iran for Repeating China’s Dangerous Wuhan Coronavirus Propaganda – Katie Pavlich (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is propaganda except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. I should write a book about my critics/opponents.)
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2020/03/23/pompeo-slams-iran-for-repeating-chinas-dangerous-wuhan-coronavirus-propaganda-n2565492

FEDERALIST
— To Bear Arms for Self-Defense: A “Right of the People” or a Privilege of the Few? – Stephen P. Halbrook
https://fedsoc.org/commentary/publications/to-bear-arms-for-self-defense-a-right-of-the-people-or-a-privilege-of-the-few

LIFE SITE NEWS
— As Trump’s coronavirus response raises poll numbers, media demands to silence him In addition to seeing Trump being serious, aggressive, and hopeful when handling the coronavirus situation, Americans also get to see what a terrible job the media are doing. – Andrea Widberg
https://www.lifesitenews.com/opinion/as-trumps-coronavirus-response-raises-poll-numbers-media-demands-to-silence-him

LEGAL INSURRECTION
— Democrats’ Rescue Bill Plan: “This is a tremendous opportunity to restructure things to fit our vision” – William A. Jacobson 
https://legalinsurrection.com/2020/03/democrats-rescue-bill-plan-this-is-a-tremendous-opportunity-to-restructure-things-to-fit-our-vision/

THE HILL
— The ethics of running for office in a pandemic – PETER LOGE (DIERSEN: To win on November 3, 2020, how strongly will RINO candidates blame the pandemic on Trump and on his supporters?) 
https://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/politics/489152-the-ethics-of-running-for-office-in-a-pandemic
— Trump’s coronavirus briefings face criticism – NIALL STANAGE (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is propaganda except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. I should write a book about my critics/opponents.)
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/489139-the-memo-trumps-coronavirus-briefings-face-criticism
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters pressure Biden to step up coronavirus response. 
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/489096-biden-under-pressure-to-step-up-coronavirus-response

HUFFINGTON POST
— Trump Says Asian Americans Not To Blame For Coronavirus The president called for Asian Americans to be protected. – Josephine Harvey (DIERSEN: Trump-haters charge Trump with vilifying Asian Americans. Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters vilify individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that 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://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-asian-americans-coronavirus_n_5e794d78c5b63c3b6495ddbd

POLITICO
— TRUMP-HATERS ARE OVERJOYED: Fears mount of a coronavirus-induced depression Economists increasingly warn that Washington’s current efforts won’t be enough to fight a downturn approaching the devastation seen eight decades ago. – BEN WHITE (DIERSEN: Ask a Trump-hater what they would rather have – prosperity and safety under Trump or poverty and crime under Biden – and they will say poverty and crime under Biden.)
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/23/great-depression-coronavirus-induced-calamity-145304
— Who is most at risk in the coronavirus crisis: 24 million of the lowest-income workers Cashiers, nursing assistants, paramedics: These people are at highest risk of exposure to coronavirus — and make a median wage of less than $35,000 a year – BEATRICE JIN and ANDREW MCGILL
https://www.politico.com/interactives/2020/coronavirus-impact-on-low-income-jobs-by-occupation-chart/
— House panel warns coronavirus could destroy Postal Service by June “It has become clear that the Postal Service will not survive the summer without immediate help,” said Rep. Carolyn Maloney. – KYLE CHENEY (DIERSEN: I worked part-time for the Park Forest Post Office 1966-1969.)
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/23/coronavirus-postal-service-june-145683
— Health officials want Trump to ‘double down, not lighten up’ restrictions There is a brewing clash between public health experts and economic officials about when to lift social distancing measures. – ADAM CANCRYN and NANCY COOK
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/23/coronavirus-economy-trump-restart-145222
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump haters say “Trump works to rewrite narrative on coronavirus response The president’s team is working to quickly blunt criticism of his handling of the outbreak.”
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/24/trump-coronavirus-campaign-reelection-145007

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— Americans’ anxiety erupts in telephone town halls – Sara Burnett
https://www.yorkdispatch.com/story/news/2020/03/23/americans-anxiety-erupts-telephone-town-halls/111459464/

ABC NEWS
— Networks face decision: How long to stick with Trump? Six network news divisions began televising President Donald Trump’s coronavirus briefing Monday evening – AP 
https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/networks-face-decision-long-stick-trump-69761779
— Coronavirus government response updates: US, Trump says, not built to be ‘shut down’ “There will be tremendous death” from shutting down the economy, he said. – Libby Cathey
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/coronavirus-government-response-updates-klobuchars-husband-tests-positive/story?id=69745713

CBS NEWS
— Coronavirus updates: World Health Organization says “the pandemic is accelerating”
https://www.cbsnews.com/live-updates/coronavirus-disease-covid-19-latest-news-deaths-2020-03-23/

NEW YORK TIMES
— The Coronavirus Revives Facebook as a News Powerhouse More than half of all news consumption on Facebook in America is about the virus, according to an internal report. – Kevin Roose and Gabriel J.X. Dance (DIERSEN: Of Course, my critics/opponents do not want anyone to learn anything about coronavirus by reading GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/23/technology/coronavirus-facebook-news.html
— Joe Biden Is Trying to Be Heard on the Virus. Can He Break Through? As President Trump holds daily briefings, Mr. Biden has kept a low profile, worrying Democrats who feel the president needs to be challenged more robustly. – Thomas Kaplan and Alexander Burns (DIERSEN: Who has challenged you the most robustly? I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who have challenged me the most robustly. I would focus on those who succeeded in ending my TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairmanship, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee membership, Milton Township Republican Organization webmaster service, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee membership, and American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board membership. I would focus on my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who paint themselves as being religious, conservative, and/or Republican, but who have worked harder against me than against any Democrat.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/23/us/politics/joe-biden-2020-virus.html
— Local News Outlets Dealt a Crippling Blow by This Biggest of Stories Layoffs. Canceled print editions. Weekly papers and small dailies across the country face peril as the coronavirus cuts off ads and live events. – Tiffany Hsu and Marc Tracy
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/23/business/media/coronavirus-local-news.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Instead of reading GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes want you to focus on “frivolity and escapism.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/23/opinion/video-games-covid-distancing.html
— FRONT PAGE: Trump-haters do everything that they can to make Chinese-Americans, and everyone else, hate Trump.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/23/us/chinese-coronavirus-racist-attacks.html
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Is Marijuana an ‘Essential’ Like Milk or Bread? Some States Say Yes – Dan Levin
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/24/us/coronavirus-weed-marijuana.html

WASHINGTON POST
— White House suspension of reporter’s press credential at issue in First Amendment lawsuit – Ann E. Marimow (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who have suspended my GOPUSA press credential. I would focus on those who destroy those who they cannot manipulate/dominate. I would focus on those who blame me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails for their problems, for your problems, for my problems and for everyone’s problems. I would focus on those who paint themselves as being religious, conservative, and/or Republican. I would focus on those who pander to the Democrat news media.) 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/legal-issues/white-house-suspension-of-reporters-press-credential-at-issue-in-first-amendment-lawsuit/2020/03/23/1afd54dc-6d26-11ea-a3ec-70d7479d83f0_story.html
— China is reporting big successes in the coronavirus fight. Should we trust the numbers? Here’s why you should be skeptical. – Jeremy L. Wallace (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is propaganda except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. I should write a book about my critics/opponents.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/03/23/china-is-reporting-big-successes-coronavirus-fight-dont-trust-numbers/
— Coronavirus could drive up insurance premiums for tens of millions of Americans, projection shows – Paige Winfield Cunningham
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/the-health-202/2020/03/24/the-health-202-coronavirus-will-drive-up-insurance-premiums-for-tens-of-millions-of-americans-projection-shows/5e78d97188e0fa101a750100/
— WHO warns United States could become next epicenter of global coronavirus crisis, citing ‘very large acceleration’ in infections
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/03/24/coronavirus-latest-news/

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— 80% of coronavirus patients in L.A. County are ages 18 to 65, infecting people ‘across the board’ – COLLEEN SHALBY, ALEX WIGGLESWORTH, HOWARD BLUME
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-03-23/coronavirus-patients-los-angeles-county-ages-18-65

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— As Economic Toll Mounts, Nation Ponders Trade-Offs Cost of confronting pandemic is millions of jobs, trillions in wealth lost to save potentially millions of lives – Jon Hilsenrath and Stephanie Armour (DIERSEN: Trump-haters use the pandemic to destroy America to destroy Trump. If you do not believe that, you are hopelessly naive.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/as-economic-toll-mounts-nation-ponders-the-trade-offs-11584970165
— U.S. Domestic Passenger Flights Could Virtually Shut Down, Voluntarily or by Government Order As airlines struggle to keep aircraft flying with minimal passengers, various options are being considered – Andy Pasztor and Alison Sider (DIERSEN: Trump-haters use the pandemic to destroy America to destroy Trump. If you do not believe that, you are hopelessly naive.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-domestic-passenger-flights-could-virtually-shut-down-voluntarily-or-by-government-order-11585013673

FORBES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats want those who are members of the following groups because they vote for Democrats: 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.forbes.com/sites/isaacmizrahi/2020/03/23/the-minority-majority-shift-two-decades-that-will-change-america-tech-world-faces-a-reboot/#372fb45a3656

USA TODAY
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters want “an immediate five-week national lockdown.”
https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2020/03/21/coronavirus-america-needs-five-week-national-lockdown-column/2890376001/
— Thousands of scientists are racing to find a vaccine for coronavirus. 41 possibilities are in the works. – Elizabeth Weise
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2020/03/19/more-than-41-potential-coronavirus-vaccines-works/2870009001/

TEXAS TRIBUNE
— Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says a failing economy is worse than coronavirus – Abby Livingston
http://theparisnews.com/free/article_2f74b384-6dc0-11ea-bb9c-3776de6416fc.html

BUSINESSWIRE
— Majority of Americans Changing How They Shop Due to COVID-19 Concerns
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200324005062/en/Majority-Americans-Changing-Shop-Due-COVID-19-Concerns

NEW YORKER
— How to Talk to Coronavirus Skeptics – Isaac Chotiner (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is propaganda except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. I should write a book about my critics/opponents.)
https://www.newyorker.com/news/q-and-a/how-to-talk-to-coronavirus-skeptics

CATO
— The Constitutional Police Power, In And After An Emergency – Walter Olson
https://www.cato.org/blog/constitutional-police-power-after-emergenc

VOX
— Cable news should cancel the Trump Show Airing Trump’s daily “briefings” live misinforms people and undermines public health officials. – Matthew Yglesias (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is misinformation except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. I should write a book about my critics/opponents.)
https://www.vox.com/2020/3/23/21190362/trump-daily-coronavirus-briefing-fox-cnn-msnbc

AXIOS
— Coronavirus inspires divergent messages and misinformation – Eileen Drage O’Reilly (DIERSEN: What obligation do leaders of organizations have to protect the members of their organization? What obligation do elected officials have to protect their constituents? What if Pritzker uses his emergency powers to stop me from sending out GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails to stop “divergent messages and misinformation” about coronavirus? Which of the following will come to my defense: a) the leaders of the Milton Township Republican Organization including Chris LeVan, Yadav Nathwani, John Minino, and Beth Tatro; DuPage County Republican Central Committee including Marty Keller, Paul Hinds, Gwen Henry, and Becky Rudolph; Illinois Republican Party including Demetra DeMonte, Richard Porter, Tim Schneider, Mark Shaw, and Bob Grogan; Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois, b) those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton’s West District, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois, c) those who read GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails, and/or d) those who I am a constituent of including Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Bill Brady, Jim Durkin, Amy Grant, Dan Cronin, Robert Berlin, Christopher Kachiroubas, Robert Grogan, James Mendrick, Richard Jorgensen, Fred Bucholz, Gwen Henry, Darlene Ruscitti, Tim Elliott, Grant Eckhoff, Tim Whelan, Chris Heidorn, Gail Hinkle, Chris LeVan, Gary Muehfelt, Sal Falbo, Yaday Nathwani, David Molitor, John Monino, Phil Suess, Susanne Fitch, and Lynn Robbins?) 
https://www.axios.com/coronavirus-pandemic-misinformation-trump-fauci-ff6e2544-ae2b-4ba6-877c-cc97278415ae.html

GUARDIAN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters want to lengthen the shutdown.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/24/trumps-push-to-shorten-the-coronavirus-shutdown-proves-the-captain-is-flying-blind

March 23 Morning Edition

WGN TV
— Americans more concerned with finances than health amid coronavirus pandemic
https://wgntv.com/news/exclusive-poll-americans-more-concerned-with-finances-than-health-amid-coronavirus-pandemic/

ABC7
— Some Chicago-area workers raise questions about ‘essential’ business during Illinois’ ‘stay-at-home’ order – Cate Cauguiran (DIERSEN: If you asked my critics/opponents, their operatives, and/or their dupes if GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails are “essential,” what would they say?)
https://abc7chicago.com/health/chicago-area-workers-raise-questions-about-essential-business-during-stay-at-home-order/6040297/?cmp=emc-wls-news-headlines-3/23/2020
(FROM THE ARTICLE: However, there are some Chicago-area employees currently working that say their business is not essential, and they fear their safety is at risk. “It honestly feels like we’re screaming into a black hole, like there’s nobody listening to us,” said Alexia Macias, an employee at Michaels in Bolingbrook. Macias and her fellow employees said the arts and crafts supply store saw a surge in customers following the governor’s announcement Friday. “I mean glitter and yarn is not essential at a time like this, when lives are being claimed by this virus,” Macias said.)

NBC5
— Pritzker Addresses Rumors of Martial Law: ‘Completely Inaccurate’ Illinois isn’t alone in battling such rumors
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/pritzker-addresses-rumors-of-martial-law-completely-inaccurate/2241431/

CBS2
— Chicago Police Announce 3 More Officers Test Positive For Coronavirus, Bringing Total To 4
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/03/22/chicago-police-announce-2-new-sworn-officers-test-positive-for-coronavirus-bringing-total-to-3/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Trump’s late-night tweet: Coronavirus ‘cure cannot be worse than the problem itself’ – MAGGIE HABERMAN and DAVID E. SANGER
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-nyt-trump-coronavirus-economy-20200323-om5iy5mesbdsplc3m7v4n67bfe-story.html
— Nearly $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package stalls as Democrats push for more aid for workers – AP (DIERSEN: Trump-haters want Trump to fail in his fight against coronavirus.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-coronavirus-stimulus-bill-congress-20200322-kjfxyn6cvfhhnogoaprfn7v5im-story.html
— ‘We haven’t seen anything like this’: Coronavirus makes closures, staff cuts and empty rooms the new reality for Chicago hotels – Lori Rackl
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-trav-coronavirus-chicago-hotels-0319-20200320-adcjex63knff3efrwaaqrg6mjm-story.html
— Coronavirus and Springfield: The urgent agenda should include property tax relief – Editorial (DIERSEN: Democrats demonize, denigrate, and condemn those who own a home, and especially those who own it free and clear, as being undeservedly filthy rich.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-coronavirus-property-taxes-springfield-pappas-20200323-7nfsb3xktncedjdcx6owhzcyqy-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Trump’s new campaign rally? His daily coronavirus news conference.”
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/dahleen-glanton/ct-dahleen-glanton-trump-coronavirus-news-conferences-20200323-qkt2zhrnkjb4xlpf5hxzw2bgba-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Lightfoot: Chicago to use empty hotel rooms for ‘isolation and quarantine spaces’ “I’m a black woman in America. I learned early on nobody was going to save me,” Lightfoot said. “And that is the approach that we’re taking in the city of Chicago.” – Lynn Sweet (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats use coronavirus to demonize, to denigrate, and to condemn Republicans, and especially 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.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/23/21190805/mayor-lightfoot-coronavirus-chicago-use-empty-hotel-rooms-isolation-quarantine-spaces
— First responders, medical workers tested for coronavirus at Walmarts in Joliet, Northlake Tests were reserved for frontline health care workers who have potentially been exposed to the COVID-19 disease. – Carlos Ballesteros
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/22/21190203/coronavirus-covid-19-chicago-walmart-northlake-joliet-testing-medical-health-care-workers-exposed
— As life in Chicago largely comes to a halt, shootings continue on South, West sides As of Sunday evening, 10 people had been gunned down in weekend shootings across the city, one of them fatally. – Tom Schuba
https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2020/3/22/21190076/shootings-chicago-murder
— Churches shuttered amid COVID-19 pandemic, many hunger for spiritual comfort Though uncertainty is rising right along with the number of U.S. coronavirus cases, home has become a sanctuary, and spiritual encouragement is reaching us right there. – Maudlyne Ihejirika (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who have viciously demonized me, viciously denigrated me, and viciously condemned me for my not being a member of a church, for my not attending church services, and for my not giving money to a church. I would focus on those who paint themselves as being religious, conservative, and/or Republican. I would focus on the many anti-religious, anti-conservative, and/or anti-Republican things the aforesaid have said and done.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/22/21190114/churches-shuttered-amid-covid-19-pandemic-many-hunger-for-spiritual-comfort

DAILY HERALD
— State’s coronavirus cases top 1,000, ‘will continue to increase’ – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200322/states-coronavirus-cases-top-1000-will-continue-to-increase

RIVER BENDER
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters ask “Can President Donald Trump reclaim control?”
https://www.riverbender.com/sports-news/details.cfm?id=299711

WSIL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters want Trump to fail in his fight against coronavirus.
https://wsiltv.com/2020/03/22/gov-pritzker-thanks-those-who-are-stepping-up-in-the-fight-against-covid-19/

MEDILL REPORTS
— OUTSTANDING: SPECIAL DEPLOYMENT OF BORDER PATROL AGENTS ARE TARGETING SANCTUARY CITIES – Shirin Ali
https://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/special-deployment-of-border-patrol-agents-are-targeting-sanctuary-cities/

CHICAGO NOW
— The coronavirus cure is worse than the disease – Dennis Byrne (DIERSEN: How has coronavirus impacted your income and net worth? My retirement savings that is in the stock market has taken a big hit.) 
http://www.chicagonow.com/dennis-byrnes-barbershop/2020/03/the-coronavirus-cure-is-worse-than-the-disease/

POLITICO ILLINOIS
— PRITZKER PUSHES TRUMP’S BUTTONS – Shia Kapos
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/illinois-playbook/2020/03/23/pritzker-pushes-trumps-buttons-adapting-to-home-rule-legislators-on-call-488687

WIRE POINTS
— “At what point will the human and economic toll of shutting down America, Illinois surpass the potential human toll of the virus” – Ted on the Illinois Channel
https://wirepoints.org/the-coronavirus-impact-made-everything-reformers-worried-about-come-true-the-crisis-the-recession-the-crunch-it-spells-massive-trouble-for-illinois-relative-to-other-states-ted/
— Focus On Chicago’s Immediate Crisis, Mayor Lightfoot, Not Political Grandstanding – Mark Glennon (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, Trump-haters will use coronavirus a) against Trump supporters, b) against those who are not poor, c) against employees who have sick leave, d) against those who have pensions, e) against those who have Social Security, and f) against those who have retirement savings.)
https://wirepoints.org/focus-on-chicagos-immediate-crisis-mayor-lightfoot-not-political-grandstanding-wirepoints/
— Immoral: Big Paid Vacation for State and Local Workers; Pensioners on Easy Street as Taxpayers Face Ruin – Mark Glennon (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, Trump-haters will use coronavirus a) against Trump supporters, b) against those who are not poor, c) against employees who have sick leave, d) against those who have pensions, e) against those who have Social Security, and f) against those who have retirement savings.) 
https://wirepoints.org/immoral-big-paid-vacation-for-state-and-local-workers-pensioners-on-easy-street-as-taxpayers-face-ruin-wirepoints/
— ‘Act of God’: Illinois Teachers Get Full Pay, Pension Accrual While Schools Closed – Mark Glennon (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, Trump-haters will use coronavirus a) against Trump supporters, b) against those who are not poor, c) against employees who have sick leave, d) against those who have pensions, e) against those who have Social Security, and f) against those who have retirement savings.)
https://wirepoints.org/act-of-god-illinois-teachers-get-full-pay-pension-accrual-while-schools-closed-wirepoints/

CAPITOL FAX
— St. Louis Fed chief says unemployment could hit 30 percent in second quarter
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/23/st-louis-fed-chief-says-unemployment-could-hit-30-percent-in-second-quarter/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Critics demand full media blackout of Trump’s coronavirus briefings – Jennifer Harper (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes demand a FULL BLACKOUT of my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails and of my www.gopillinois.com website? Who will come to my defense? Will the following come to my defense: a) the leaders of the Milton Township Republican Organization including Chris LeVan, Yadav Nathwani, John Minino, and Beth Tatro; DuPage County Republican Central Committee including Marty Keller, Paul Hinds, Gwen Henry, and Becky Rudolph; Illinois Republican Party including Demetra DeMonte, Richard Porter, Tim Schneider, Mark Shaw, and Bob Grogan; Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois, b) those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton’s West District, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois, c) those who read GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails, and/or d) those who I am a constituent of including Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Bill Brady, Jim Durkin, Amy Grant, Dan Cronin, Robert Berlin, Christopher Kachiroubas, Robert Grogan, James Mendrick, Richard Jorgensen, Fred Bucholz, Gwen Henry, Darlene Ruscitti, Tim Elliott, Grant Eckhoff, Tim Whelan, Chris Heidorn, Gail Hinkle, Chris LeVan, Gary Muehfelt, Sal Falbo, Yaday Nathwani, David Molitor, John Monino, Phil Suess, Susanne Fitch, and Lynn Robbins?) 
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/22/inside-the-beltway-critics-demand-full-media-black/
— ‘Fear of the unknown’: U.S. gun sales surge as coronavirus spreads – Frank Fernandez (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs blame coronavirus and its aftermath on Republicans. For their self-defense, Republicans are buying lots of firearms and ammunition.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/22/us-gun-sales-surge-coronavirus-spreads/
— North Carolina GOP chair: Convention still on for Charlotte – AP
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/22/north-carolina-gop-chair-convention-still-on-for-c/
— Trump’s fate tied to an unknown: how fast economy recovers – AP (DIERSEN: What have your critics/opponents tied your fate to? My critics/opponents tied my fate as a TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman to the number who attended the organization’s events. They argued/hinted/implied/argued that ANYONE could recruit bigger name speakers who would attract more event attendees. They stressed all those who could have come to my defense, but did not.) 
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/22/trumps-fate-tied-to-an-unknown-how-fast-economy-re/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Trump on Romney self-quarantining over coronavirus concerns: ’Gee, that’s too bad’ – Caitlin Yilek
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/trump-on-romney-self-quarantining-over-coronavirus-concerns-gee-thats-too-bad
— Pro-lifers owe a debt of gratitude to Dan Lipinski – Michael New
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/pro-lifers-owe-a-debt-of-gratitude-to-dan-lipinski

AMERICAN THINKER
— Trump vs. the terrible reporter – Lloyd Marcus (DIERSEN: Government is nasty. Politics is nasty. Since 2005, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have demonized me, denigrated, me, and condemned be as being like Jeff Gannon. Since 2005, they have viciously used against me what happened with GOPUSA, Talon News, and White House Correspondent Jeff Gannon. SEE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talon_News They paint me as being a clone of Jeff Gannon and even worse things. Ever since I became a GOPUSA reporter in 2000, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have hinted/implied/argued/shouted that I ask bad questions at press conferences and share privileged information with reporters that have caused Republican candidates to be defeated and even worse things. Of course, I should sue my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes. but if not that, I should write a book about activists, candidates, elected officials, and party leaders in Illinois who claim to be religious, conservative, and/or Republican, but a) who do NOT want me to know about their press conferences, b) who do NOT want me to attend their press conferences, c) who do NOT want me to ask questions during their press conferences, d) who do NOT want me to speak with other reporters, e) who have barred me from attending their press conferences, f) who have had me thrown out of their press conferences, and/or g) who do not want me to report on their press conferences.)
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/03/trump_vs_the_terrible_reporter.html
— Are gun stores essential during a pandemic? – Andrea Widburg (DIERSEN: Democrats have used, are using, and will use coronavirus to abolish the Second Amendment.)
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/03/are_gun_stores_essential_during_a_pandemic_.html

BLAZE
— Democrats block critical coronavirus relief bill as markets plummet McConnell blasted the move as ‘utterly absurd’ – Giancarlo Sopo (DIERSEN: Trump-haters want Trump to fail in his fight against coronavirus.)
https://www.theblaze.com/news/democrats_coronavirus_relief_bill

CONSERVATIVE HQ
— When The Collectivist Cure Is Worse Than The Individual Disease – George Rasley
http://www.conservativehq.com/node/32179

DAILY CALLER
— Senate Fails To Pass Cloture Vote On Coronavirus Stimulus Bill – HENRY RODGERS (DIERSEN: Trump-haters want Trump to fail in his fight against coronavirus.)
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/22/senate-fails-to-pass-cloture-vote-on-coronavirus-stimulus-bill/

DAILY WIRE
— Is There A Vaccine For Trump Derangement Syndrome? – Andrew Klavan
https://www.dailywire.com/news/klavan-is-there-a-vaccine-for-trump-derangement-syndrome

BIZ PAC REVIEW
— Lawsuits over forced coronavirus restrictions, quarantines unlikely to succeed, says legal expert – Tom Tillison (DIERSEN: All lawsuits against governments have always been unlikely to succeed, and especially when the plaintiff is a Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and/or if his/her ancestors have been in America for a long time.) 
https://www.bizpacreview.com/2020/03/22/lawsuits-over-forced-coronavirus-restrictions-quarantines-unlikely-to-succeed-says-legal-expert-900309
— NRA ad features gun-toting cancer-survivor: Leftists want to leave me defenseless in coronavirus panic – Samantha Chang (DIERSEN: For their self-defense, Republicans are buying lots of firearms and ammunition.)
https://www.bizpacreview.com/2020/03/22/nra-ad-features-gun-toting-cancer-survivor-leftists-want-to-leave-me-defenseless-in-coronavirus-panic-899980

THE HILL
— Trump: ‘We can’t let the cure be worse than the problem itself’ – BRETT SAMUELS AND REBECCA KLAR (DIERSEN: Trump-haters are moral relativists who believe their end justifies their means. Anyone who does not believe that is hopelessly naive.) 
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/488965-trump-hints-at-changes-to-restrictions-we-cant-let-the-cure-be-worse
— Trump says undocumented immigrants can get tested for coronavirus without fear of deportation – BRETT SAMUELS (DIERSEN: For every illegal that is tested, a citizen of America is not tested.) 
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/488940-trump-says-undocumented-immigrants-can-get-tested-for-coronavirus
— Biden, Sanders both top Trump in general election – MARINA PITOFSKY (DIERSEN: Trump-haters want Trump to fail in his fight against coronavirus.)
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/488681-biden-sanders-both-top-trump-in-general-election-poll

POLITICO
— Illinois Gov. Pritzker mocks Trump’s coronavirus efforts – AP (DIERSEN: (DIERSEN: Trump-haters want Trump to fail in his fight against coronavirus. How strongly will the Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs in your neighborhood, in your precinct, in your municipal district, in your municipality, in your township, in your county, in Illinois, and in America take Pritzker’s condemnation of Trump as a directive to get rid of Republicans once and for all?)
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/22/wild-west-states-pritzker-says-141580
— ‘Extraordinary change’: How coronavirus is rewiring the Republican and Democratic parties The pandemic could alter politics for a generation — or even longer. – DAVID SIDERS (DIERSEN: The many Democrat plant, Libertarian plant, Green plant, and RINO leaders of the Republican Party will use coronavirus to destroy the Republican Party.)
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/23/coronavirus-rewiring-republican-democratic-parties-141298
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: The many Democrat plant, Libertarian plant, Green plant, and RINO leaders of the Republican Party will use coronavirus to destroy the Republican Party.
https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/03/22/inside-fringe-internet-coronavirus-bubble-142960

CNN
— US Surgeon General: “This week, it’s going to get bad” – Jacqueline Howard
https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-outbreak-03-23-20-intl-hnk/h_49b849a69933877d18ed835c7a36eef7
— MARCH 18, 2020 FLASHBACK: A staggering number of Republicans think the media is exaggerating the coronavirus – Chris Cillizza
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/18/politics/republican-media-trust-coronavirus/index.html

REUTERS
— 30% UNEMPLOYMENT A POSSIBILITY (DIERSEN: Trump-haters want Trump to fail in his fight against coronavirus.)
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-fed-bullard/feds-bullard-coronavirus-shutdown-not-a-recession-but-an-investment-in-survival-idUSKBN2190FT

ABC NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters want Trump to fail in his fight against coronavirus.
https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/americans-trumps-virus-response-partisan-lens-69736729
https://abcnews.go.com/US/white-supremacists-encouraging-members-spread-coronavirus-cops-jews/story?id=69737522

CBS NEWS
— Congress to vote remotely amid coronavirus? Don’t count on it – MOLLY HOOPER
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/congress-to-vote-remotely-amid-coronavirus-dont-count-on-it/

NBC NEWS
— Trump tells governors to stop ‘blaming’ him after they request more help from feds In response, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker tweeted, “You wasted precious months when you could’ve taken action to protect Americans & Illinoisans.” – Allan Smith (DIERSEN: Who blames you for their problems? Who blames you for your problems? Who blames you for everyone’s problems? I should write a book about those who blame me for their problems, who blame me for your problems, who blame me for my problems, and who blame me for everyone’s problems. I would focus on past and present leaders of the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on those who claim to be religious, conservative, and/or Republican.) 
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/trump-says-governors-shouldn-t-be-blaming-administration-coronavirus-response-n1166131

NEW YORK TIMES
— The U.S. Needs China’s Masks, as Acrimony Grows – Keith Bradsher and Ana Swanson (DIERSEN: Trump-haters side with Communist China against Trump and against America.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/23/business/coronavirus-china-masks.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters blame Trump for national origin discrimination. Who should get the blame for national origin discrimination against German-Americans since WWI?
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/23/us/coronavirus-asian-americans-attacks.html

USA TODAY
— Coronavirus: Why lawmakers can’t agree on an economic rescue package amid pandemic – Deirdre Shesgreen (DIERSEN: Trump-haters want Trump to fail in his fight against coronavirus.)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2020/03/22/coronavirus-why-lawmakers-cant-agree-economic-stimulus-bill/2895172001/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Stock Market Meltdown’s Historic Velocity Bruises Investors As fast as the downturn has been, many fear the worst has yet to come – Amrith Ramkumar (DIERSEN: How has coronavirus impacted your income and net worth? My retirement savings that is in the stock market has taken a big hit.) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/stock-market-meltdowns-historic-velocity-bruises-investors-11584955800
— During Coronavirus Crisis, Big Companies Display Largess—but for How Long? So far, many employees of small companies have been more vulnerable – Lauren Weber
https://www.wsj.com/articles/during-coronavirus-crisis-big-companies-display-largessbut-for-how-long-11584893891

BLOOMBERG
— Best Defense Against Virus Proves Crushing to States’ Finances – Jason Grotto, Shruti Date Singh and Noah Buhayar
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/best-defense-against-virus-proves-090000064.html

FORBES
— The Very Real Risk Of Insolvency: Stress-Testing Chicago’s Pensions – Elizabeth Bauer
https://www.forbes.com/sites/ebauer/2020/03/20/the-very-real-risk-of-insolvency-stress-testing-chicagos-pensions/#69c9c55c1ce9

PADUCAH SUN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters promote hatred against Trump and against his supporters. Where will it end?
https://www.paducahsun.com/opinion/when-anger-can-t-stay-in-the-box/article_dfea3a9f-4831-5332-b087-e30809ed5b35.html

UPI
— APRIL 1, 2019 FLASHBACK: Democrats, GOP wage second American civil war – Harlan Ullman (DIERSEN: Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs side with Democrats in this war. Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs blame coronavirus and its aftermath on Republicans. For their self-defense, Republicans are buying lots of firearms and ammunition.) 
https://www.upi.com/Top_News/Voices/2019/04/01/Democrats-GOP-wage-second-American-civil-war/5341553967510/

PUBLIC SECTOR RETIREMENT
— The Civil Service Retirement System is Still Trucking On – Wray Mathews (DIERSEN: Of course, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes want my CSRS pension to be cut, if not eliminated. Just as ask them.)
http://www.psretirement.com/the-csrs-is-still-trucking-on-by-wray-mathews/

EDITOR & PUBLISHER
— The short- and long-term impact of COVID-19 to news publishers – Ken Harding (DIERSEN: Much to the chagrin of my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes, so far, COVID-19 has not impacted my ability to put GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together and send them out each and every morning and each and every evening.)
https://www.editorandpublisher.com/coronavirus/the-short-and-long-term-impact-of-covid-19-to-news-publishers/
— Is Coronavirus is speeding up the collapse of local newsrooms – Kerry Flynn (DIERSEN: Much to the chagrin of my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes, so far, COVID-19 has not impacted my ability to put GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together and send them out each and every morning and each and every evening.)
https://www.editorandpublisher.com/coronavirus/is-coronavirus-is-speeding-up-the-collapse-of-local-newsrooms/

March 22 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Trump to send National Guard to NY, CA, WA – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/trump-to-send-national-guard-to-ny-ca-wa-%7C-live-updates/6038979/
— Illinois’ COVID-19 cases surpass 1K with 9 deaths; Gov. Pritzker battles with Pres. Trump over national response
https://abc7chicago.com/society/illinois-covid-19-cases-surpass-1k-with-9-deaths/6038154/
— Police break up parties violating Illinois’ ‘stay-at-home’ order
https://abc7chicago.com/police-break-up-parties-violating-stay-at-home-order/6038453/
— Rand Paul becomes 1st US senator to test positive for coronavirus; Mitt Romney self-quarantines
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/senator-rand-paul-tests-positive-for-coronavirus/6039127/

NBC5
— ‘Get to Work, or Get Out of the Way:’ Pritzker Blasts Trump After President Sends Tweet Criticizing Governor (DIERSEN: Trump-haters elected the Trump-hating Pritzker.)
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/coronavirus/get-to-work-or-get-out-of-the-way-pritzker-blasts-trump-after-president-sends-tweet-criticizing-governor/2242346/
— As Crisis Deepens, Congressional Rescue Deal Teeters With a population on edge, all sides were hoping for an agreement that would provide some relief against the pandemic’s health and economic crises, now believed likely to stretch for several months
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/politics/as-crisis-deepens-congressional-rescue-deal-teeters/2242200/
— Virus Outbreak Means (Mis)information Overload: How to Cope Here are some things you can do to separate fact from misinformation(DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is misinformation except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. I should write a book about my critics/opponents.)
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/national-international/virus-outbreak-means-misinformation-overload-how-to-cope/2242107/

CBS2
— Pritzker Calls On Volunteers To Step Up; Illinois COVID-19 Deaths Now Total 9
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/03/22/pritzker-calls-on-volunteers-to-step-up-illinois-covid-19-deaths-now-total-9/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— $3,000 per family cash payment in rescue package, White House says – AP (DIERSEN: One could argue that if you have not been adversely impacted in a major way, you should not get cash.)
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/3000-per-family-cash-payment-in-rescue-package-white-house-says

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— $1.4 trillion coronavirus rescue package teeters in Congress, as President Trump promises to help Americans: ‘We’re at war’ – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-coronavirus-stimulus-bill-congress-20200322-kjfxyn6cvfhhnogoaprfn7v5im-story.html
— Soaring death tolls reported as coronavirus marches on in Italy, Iran, US – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-coronavirus-world-updates-20200322-2te6tb4tivhhffemexiyv7wah4-story.html
— New York mayor prepares to shut city down as it city becomes coronavirus’ next hot spot – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-coronavirus-world-updates-20200322-2te6tb4tivhhffemexiyv7wah4-story.html
— German Chancellor Angela Merkel in quarantine after her doctor tests positive for coronavirus – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-angela-merkel-coronavirus-quarantine-20200322-ixrowcy4b5hxvbqpg53ykahg3a-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Coronavirus vaults Pritzker into national spotlight, and Trump’s coronavirus tweet proves it ANALYSIS: An angry tweet from President Donald Trump on Sunday put a national focus on Pritzker, who, along with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, is getting credit for his response to the coronavirus crisis. – Tina Sfondeles
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/3/22/21190051/pritzker-trump-coronavirus-national-spotlight-cuomo-dewine
— Pritzker on CNN: Illinois forced to overpay for crucial medical supplies because of federal inaction Gov. J.B. Pritzker said the Federal Emergency Management Agency called him before the show to tell him another shipment of equipment should arrive today or tomorrow. – Lynn Sweet
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/2020/3/22/21189866/pritzker-cnn-illinois-medical-supplies-coronavirus-fema
— Trump angrily tweets at Pritzker after gov criticizes feds’ COVID-19 response “We’re all competing against each other” for supplies, Illinois’ governor tells CNN. In response, Trump cites gov’s “shortcomings” and “fake news.” Then Mayor Lightfoot weighs in, telling president, “dear Lord — please step up and be a leader.” – Lynn Sweet
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/2020/3/22/21189866/pritzker-trump-twitter-cnn-illinois-medical-supplies-coronavirus-fema-governor-tweet-mayor-lightfoot
— We’ll recover faster if bailout cash goes straight to workers The post-coronavirus economy will look different across the U.S. and in your neighborhood. – David Roeder
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2020/3/22/21188402/coronavirus-covid-19-economy-stimulus-bailout-cash-workers

DAILY HERALD
— The work-from-home era is creating its own boom market – Matthew Townsend
https://www.dailyherald.com/business/20200322/the-work-from-home-era-is-creating-its-own-boom-market

DAILY HERALD
— Business Fallout: Marriott to furlough thousands of workers – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20200322/business/303229979/
— Suburban gun shops see increase in gun, ammunition sales – Christopher Placek (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats use coronavirus to promote hatred against Republicans.)
https://www.dailyherald.com/business/20200321/suburban-gun-shops-see-increase-in-gun-ammunition-sales
— Duckworth gets some buzz as potential Biden running mate – Marni Pyke (DIERSEN: From what I see, Duckworth is filled with hatred against Republicans, and especially against 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.)
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200322/duckworth-gets-some-buzz-as-potential-biden-running-mate

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Pritzker, Trump rip each other as COVID cases here soar The governor says he’s had it with failures by the president to deliver needed help, as Trump hits Pritzker’s “own shortcomings.” – GREG HINZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/pritzker-trump-rip-each-other-covid-cases-here-soar

STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Trump singles out Pritzker on Twitter – Steven Spearie 
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20200322/trump-singles-out-pritzker-on-twitter

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— Chaos, inconsistency mark launch of drive-thru virus testing – AP
https://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/chaos-inconsistency-mark-launch-of-drive-thru-virus-testing/article_4d13cc2e-428c-597e-8b57-0ea6d0b119c2.html

MORRIS HERALD
— Kinzinger requests provisions to better tackle COVID-19
https://www.morrisherald-news.com/2020/03/22/kinzinger-requests-provisions-to-better-tackle-covid-19/acxm0li/

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— The crumbling backbone of our Government – Public Trust – KIRK ALLEN
https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2020/03/the-crumbling-backbone-of-our-government-public-trust/

CAPITOL FAX
— State claims it’s received a tiny fraction of supplies requested from strategic national stockpile
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/22/state-claims-its-received-a-tiny-fraction-of-supplies-requested-from-strategic-national-stockpile/
— Rep. Bob Rita slams Blue Island mayor for suspending police activity
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/22/rep-bob-rita-slams-blue-island-mayor-for-suspending-police-activity/
— Pritzker thanks media, Illinois Republicans, explains his Trump comments; Still contemplating tax deadline extension; No “papers” required; Explains what needs to happen for order to end; Asked about rainy day fund; Explains who to call if employer is operating and shouldn’t be (DIERSEN: Illinois Democrats and Illinois Democrats plants, Illinois Libertarians and Illinois Libertarian plants, Illinois Greens and Illinois Green plants, and Illinois RINOs have always made it very clear that they want to get rid of conservatives, that is, get rid of Republicans, once and for all.)
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/22/pritzker-thanks-media-illinois-republicans-explains-his-trump-comments/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: One of the things that’s been most heartening here in Illinois is the degree to which Republicans from all over our state have reached out to me to ask how they can help. Even people who have had profound political disagreements with me in the past have been among the first to call or text me asking what they could do to help Illinois in her hour of need.)
— 296 new cases, including an infant – 3 new deaths
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/22/296-new-cases-including-an-infant-3-new-deaths/
— National Guard patrols rumors – Auto sales are not “essential” – Daily legislative briefings – Uihlein in the news – Trib blog still shines
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/22/national-guard-patrols-rumors-auto-sales-are-not-essential-daily-legislative-briefings-uihlein-in-the-news-trib-blog-still-shines/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Biden to hold ‘shadow briefings’ on coronavirus ‘to tell the American people truth’ – S.A. Miller 
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/22/joe-biden-hold-shadow-briefings-coronavirus-tell-a/
— Trump attacks Illinois governor after complaints about coronavirus coordination – Tom Howell Jr.
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/22/donald-trump-attacks-illinois-gov-jb-pritzker-afte/
— AOC: Trump’s failure to invoke Defense Production Act ‘going to cost lives’ Says Congress should cut checks to everyone, ‘tax it back’ from rich folks later – Tom Howell Jr. (DIERSEN: Are you a rich folk? According to Democrats, all people who are not on welfare are rich folks.) 
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/22/aoc-donald-trump-failure-invoke-defense-production/
— Ilhan Omar fundraising appeal slams GOP for allegedly profiting from coronavirus crisis – Ryan Lovelace
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/21/rep-omar-fundraising-appeal-slams-republicans-alle/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— US spy agencies warned Trump that China was lying about coronavirus – Jerry Dunleavy
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/us-spy-agencies-warned-trump-that-china-was-lying-about-coronavirus

AMERICAN GREATNESS
— The Republicans Pushing a Mass Immigration Scheme Favoring China – Pedro Gonzalez
https://www.amgreatness.com/2020/03/21/the-republicans-pushing-a-mass-immigration-scheme-favoring-china/

BREITBART
— Increasingly Unstable Media Demand Blackout of Trump’s Coronavirus Briefings – JOHN NOLTE (DIERSEN: Constructively, since 2000, my critics/opponents have demanded a) blackout of my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails and b) blackout of www.gopillinois.com . My critics/opponents focus on a) destroying me, b) destroying my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails, c) destroying www.gopillinois.com , and d) destroying any individual, organization, company, or government that might come to my defense.) 
https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2020/03/22/nolte-increasingly-unstable-media-demand-blackout-of-trumps-coronavirus-briefings/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater uses coronavirus to promote hatred against Trump.
https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2020/03/22/de-blasio-people-will-die-because-trump-will-not-lift-a-finger-to-help/

BLAZE
— ‘OVER MY DEAD BODY’: DOJ’s request for new ’emergency powers’ over coronavirus met with swift condemnation ‘If this is a joke, it’s not funny. If it’s not a joke, we’ve got much bigger problems’ – Chris Enloe
https://www.theblaze.com/news/doj-asks-congress-for-new-emergency-powers
— Ohio halts abortions over coronavirus, sending abortion advocates into full-scale meltdown – Chris Enloe (DIERSEN: When will Pritzker halt abortions in Illinois?)
https://www.theblaze.com/news/ohio-halts-abortions-amid-coronavirus-outbreak-sending-abortion-advocates-into-full-scale-meltdown
— NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio lashes out at Trump, claims ‘people will die who could have lived’ because of Trump – Chris Enloe 
https://www.theblaze.com/news/nyc-mayor-bill-de-blasio-lashes-out-at-trump-claims-people-will-die-who-could-have-lived

DAILY CALLER
— Liberal Media Takes China’s Side Amid Coronavirus Panic – AMBER ATHEY
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/21/china-media-coronavirus-covid-propaganda/

DAILY WIRE
— Why The Remedy May Be Worse Than The Disease – Dennis Prager
https://www.dailywire.com/news/prager-why-the-remedy-may-be-worse-than-the-disease
(FROM THE ARTICLE: “Italy has the oldest population in Europe and more elderly per capita than the U.S. Most of the Italian deaths are in patients in their 80s and 90s. In addition, Italy has a great number of direct China contacts. Italy was the first to join China’s ‘silk road’ economic partnership project … (Italy’s) deaths are out of a population of 60 million people.”)
— Chinese State Communist Propaganda Promotes Hillary’s Coronavirus Attacks On Trump – Ryan Saavedra
https://www.dailywire.com/news/chinese-state-communist-propaganda-promotes-hillarys-coronavirus-attacks-on-trump

NEWSMAX
— NY Post’s Goodwin: Media Won’t Give Trump a Break – Eric Mack
https://www.newsmax.com/politics/blame-media-taskforce-pressbriefings/2020/03/22/id/959414/

MEDIA RESEARCH CENTER
— French Government Echoes Past, Demands Residents Show ‘Papers’ To Leave Homes – P. Gardner Goldsmith
https://www.mrctv.org/blog/virus-terrified-french-government-echoes-nazi-era-demands-residents-show-papers-please-leave

NEWS BUSTERS
— Abdul-Jabbar Steps Up Attack On Trump, Compares Prez To Nazis In Hunters Series – Jay Maxson
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/culture/jay-maxson/2020/03/22/abdul-jabbar-steps-attack-trump-compares-prez-nazis-hunters

WORLD TRIBUNE
— U.S. airlines beg for bailout after funding social, cultural destruction of nation – Joe Schaeffer
https://www.worldtribune.com/u-s-airlines-beg-for-bailout-after-funding-social-cultural-destruction-of-nation/

THE HILL
— Illinois governor said states are ‘competing’ for equipment shipments: ‘It’s a wild, wild West out there’ – REBECCA KLAR
https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/488858-illinois-governor-said-states-are-competing-for-equipment-shipments-its-a
— Hopes for quick coronavirus stimulus deal break down – JORDAIN CARNEY 
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/488883-hopes-for-quick-coronavirus-stimulus-deal-break-down
— Health experts embrace social media to fight coronavirus – JUSTIN WISE 
https://thehill.com/policy/technology/488700-health-experts-embrace-social-media-to-fight-coronavirus
— Trump orders National Guard, building of medical facilities in NY, Calif., Wash. – BRETT SAMUELS 
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/488931-trump-orders-national-guard-building-of-medical-facilities-in-ny

ROLL CALL
— Remote voting? Rand Paul COVID-19 diagnosis prompts more discussion Trump endorses idea, while Durbin and Portman tout their resolution
https://www.rollcall.com/2020/03/22/remote-voting-rand-paul-covid-19-diagnosis-prompts-more-discussion/

CNN
— More than 32,000 US coronavirus cases and 400 deaths
https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-outbreak-03-22-20/h_9b3f5dcea4fb4b098f3ca8c415fc7c11
— DISGUSTING TRAGIC: A fresh wave of coronavirus job losses is about to come crashing down – Julia Horowitz
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/22/investing/stocks-week-ahead/index.html

NBC NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater uses coronavirus to promote hatred against Trump.
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/meet-the-press/nyc-mayor-if-trump-doesn-t-act-people-will-die-n1166001

WASHINGTON POST
— Rand Paul is first senator to test positive for coronavirus
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/03/22/coronavirus-latest-news/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater uses coronavirus to promote hatred against Trump.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/03/22/dont-torture-yourself-with-clown-show/
— Senate falls far short of votes needed to advance coronavirus bill as clash between Republicans and Democrats intensifies
https://www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2020/03/22/vast-coronavirus-stimulus-bill-limbo-crunch-times-arrives-capitol-hill/

USA TODAY
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-hating Pritzker says to Trump “Get off Twitter and Do Your Job.”
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2020/03/22/illinois-gov-j-b-pritzker-trump-get-off-twitter-and-do-your-job/2894919001/

ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION
— Municipalities weighing public access, safety at government meetings – Leon Stafford
https://www.ajc.com/news/local/municipalities-weighing-public-access-safety-government-meetings/X0ffEtZFLJ49V0buPTjgLP/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— The Worst of the Global Selloff Isn’t Here Yet, Banks and Investors Warn Wall Street is only now coming to grips with the dislocation being wrought by the coronavirus – Anna Hirtenstein and Akane Otani
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-worst-of-the-global-selloff-isnt-here-yet-banks-and-investors-warn-11584877018
— In the Coronavirus ‘Infodemic,’ Here’s How to Avoid Bad Information Misleading information about Covid-19 spreads through texts and emails—but you can protect yourself from dubious claims and reports – Nicole Nguyen (DIERSEN: Unlike many, if not most, if not virtually all of my competitors, I stress in GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails a) the source of the article, b) who wrote the article, and c) the article’s unhidden hyperlink.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-the-coronavirus-infodemic-you-can-manage-the-deluge-of-news-11584882002

BARRONS
— White House Resists Governors’ Calls to Nationalize Medical Supplies – Bill Alpert
https://www.barrons.com/articles/new-york-gov-cuomo-wants-federal-government-to-command-supplies-of-ventilators-and-masks-51584915722

FORBES
— Coronavirus Pandemic Changes Forever The U.S.-China Relationship – Kenneth Rapoza
https://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2020/03/22/coronavirus-pandemic-changes-forever-the-us-china-relationship/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: In Democrat Illinois, ever-increasingly, the more of the following that you are, a) the less likely that you will be hired and b) the more likely that you will be gotten rid of: Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/traversmark/2020/03/22/job-seekers-face-more-discrimination-in-republican-areas-finds-a-new-study/

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
— OUTRAGEOUS, TRAGIC: U.S. Coronavirus Lockdown to Last 10-12 Weeks, Top Trump Official Says – REUTERS
https://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2020-03-22/us-coronavirus-lockdown-to-last-10-12-weeks-top-trump-official-says

VARIETY
— Facebook Glitch Incorrectly Marked Some Coronavirus Posts as ‘Spam’ – TODD SPANGLER (DIERSEN: Unlike many, if not most, if not virtually all of my competitors, I stress in GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails a) the source of the article, b) who wrote the article, and c) the article’s unhidden hyperlink.)
https://variety.com/2020/digital/news/facebook-glitch-coronavirus-spam-1203537768/

INDEPENDENT
— Chinese propagandists don’t want you to read this diary on the coronavirus lockdown in Wuhan (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is propaganda except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. I should write a book about my critics/opponents.)
https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/coronavirus-wuhan-lockdown-fangfang-diary-china-dr-li-a9368961.html

March 22 Morning Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Curfews, lockdowns multiply across world to stop spread of coronavirus as U.S. hospitals scramble for supplies – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-coronavirus-around-the-world-updates-20200321-ajd6z7f5unhzdjzcg37dgug2hy-story.html
— Our partisan split on the coronavirus puts us all at greater risk – Eric Zorn (DIERSEN: Democrats have made it clear that they have used coronavirus, are using coronavirus, and will use coronavirus to defeat Trump.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/eric-zorn/ct-column-coronavirus-covid19-partisan-divide-trump-contageon-zorn-20200320-glxzdaqrbzf37pc4d2xm2sod7a-story.html
— For many, time off is not an option – Laura Rodriguez Presa 
https://www.pressreader.com/usa/chicago-tribune-sunday/textview

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Medication fog can mimic or worsen dementia in the elderly Some medicines don’t have a strong reason to be used and their risks may outweigh their benefits for older people. – AP
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/3/20/21163630/medication-fog-dementia-mimic-worsen-elderly-health
— Pritzker’s stay-at-home order was the right way to act aggressively against the coronavirus When it comes right down to it, we have to assume the coronavirus is now basically everywhere. We should start behaving like we are already carriers. – Rich Miller 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2020/3/20/21188883/pritzker-was-right-to-be-aggressive-and-order-illinoisans-to-stay-at-home-rich-miller
— What is it about cars that makes us love them? – Neil Steinberg (DIERSEN: Overwhelmingly, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes hate cars, and especially American nameplate cars.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/2/12/18329870/what-is-it-about-cars-that-makes-us-love-them

DAILY HERALD
— Many meetings canceled, but municipal business goes on – Marie Wilson
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200321/many-meetings-canceled-but-municipal-business-goes-on

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— McSweeney & Skillicorn Question Pritzker’s Stay at Home Order (DIERSEN: The more that you question what Democrats do, the more that Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, and RINOs do to destroy you.)
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/21/mcsweeney-skillicorn-question-pritzkers-stay-at-home-order/
— Evidence over hysteria — COVID-19
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/22/if-you-like-statistics-on-coronavirus/
— Lining Up to Buy Guns in Marengo (DIERSEN: Democrats want to abolish the Second Amendment.)
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/21/lining-up-to-buy-guns-in-marengo/

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— Joliet Township – Insider dealing must be held to account. – KIRK ALLEN 
https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2020/03/joliet-township-insider-dealing-must-be-held-to-account/

FOX NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Pritzker promotes hatred of Illinois Republicans. How soon will Pritzker officially call for Illinois Democrats to get rid of Illinois Republicans once and for all? One could argue that the more Democrat ballots that were cast than Republican ballots were cast in your precinct, in your municipal district, in your municipality, in your township, in your county and in Illinois, the more danger that Republicans are in. 
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/illinois-gov-pritzker-slams-profoundly-unamerican-racist-speech-about-coronavirus

AMERICAN THINKER
— The COVID-19 paradigm shift on war and weaponry – Scott Ruppert
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/03/the_covid19_paradigm_shift_on_war_and_weaponry.html

BREITBART
— Illinois Governor Lists Gun Stores as ‘Essential,’ Exempts Them from Forced Shutdown – AWR HAWKINS
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/21/illinois-governor-lists-gun-stores-as-essential-exempts-them-from-forced-shutdown/

BLAZE
— American ‘journalists’ blame Trump for COVID-19 rather than report China’s oppression of citizens
https://www.theblaze.com/louder-with-crowder/american-journalists-blame-trump-for-covid-19-rather-than-report-chinas-oppression-of-citizens
— Italian virologist says political correctness doomed his country’s coronavirus response Florence even launched a ‘Hug a Chinese’ Day initiative after Trump announced China travel restrictions – Giancarlo Sopo
https://www.theblaze.com/news/italy_political_correctness_china_coronavirus

DAILY CALLER
— Illinois Governor Blames Trump Admin ‘Delays’ On Coronavirus For State Quarantines – VIRGINIA KRUTA
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/22/jb-pritzker-blames-trump-coronavirus-quarantines-delays/

PJ MEDIA
— Trump Looking at a Two-Week Quarantine for All Americans – RICK MORAN
https://pjmedia.com/trending/trump-looking-at-a-two-week-quarantine-for-all-americans/

TOWNHALL
— America Meets ‘Fear Itself’: the Media – Tom Tradup
https://townhall.com/columnists/tomtradup/2020/03/22/america-meets-fear-itself-the-media-n2565440

HERITAGE FOUNDATION
— Protecting America’s Borders Is Critical to Combating Coronavirus – Ana Quintana and Lora Ries
https://www.heritage.org/public-health/commentary/protecting-americas-borders-critical-combating-coronavirus

NEWSMAX
— Yes to Confronting Coronavirus, No to Surrendering Liberty – Clare M. Lopez
https://www.newsmax.com/claremlopez/marxist-communist-emanuel-alinsky/2020/03/22/id/959371/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: “You never want to let a serious crisis go to waste,” was the war cry of Rahm Emanuel, another socialist progressive. This is an echo of Saul Alinsky’s “Rules for Radicals,” which is about the collapse of society and seizure of power. Now, no serious American thinks that President Trump intends to unleash the liberty-crushing arrest, detention, social-credit, or surveillance measures wielded by China. But as we have been warned (by Thomas Jefferson?) “The price of liberty is eternal vigilance.” So, as Andrew McCarthy wrote recently, “It is not sustainable for government to combat the disease by ordering communal and commercial activity to cease, then trying to compensate increasingly destitute citizens by borrowing and printing money to throw at them.” If we must live under “shelter in place”measures for a time to defeat this virus, so be it. Those who lose jobs and businesses may welcome federal financial assistance. Cutting regulations to speed solutions to market is most always a good thing. But, as we confront this crisis, let us be mindful of just how much authority we are ceding to a centralized government authority. We are a free society. If we relinquish that in a moment of fear, we may not get it back. Progressivism, socialism, and communism await those who neglect that “eternal vigilance.”)

NEWS BUSTERS
— The Media’s Communist China Problem – Jeffrey Lord (DIERSEN: I should write an article about my critics/opponents who do not want me to include links in GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails to anything that is critical of Communist China.)
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/jeffrey-lord/2020/03/21/medias-communist-china-problem

TOWNHALL
— America Meets ‘Fear Itself’: the Media – Tom Tradup
https://townhall.com/columnists/tomtradup/2020/03/22/america-meets-fear-itself-the-media-n2565440
— Donald Trump is Correct – The Coronavirus is China’s Coronavirus – Ian Haworth
https://townhall.com/columnists/ianhaworth/2020/03/22/donald-trump-is-correct-the-coronavirus-is-chinas-coronavirus-n2565449
— Daily Briefings Yes, But Reporters No – Jeff Crouere
https://townhall.com/columnists/jeffcrouere/2020/03/22/daily-briefings-yes-but-reporters-no-n2565442

HUFFINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters use White supremacists to destroy Trump.
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/white-supremacists-coronavirus-bioweapon_n_5e76a0ebc5b6f5b7c5458af2

POLITICO
— A new MAGA movement debate: Is Trump overdoing it? “More than a month of people actually quarantined will break down civil society,” one person worried. – TINA NGUYEN
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/22/maga-movement-trump-coronavirus-140949

NEW YORK TIMES
— One in Four Americans Face Stay-At-Home Orders as Coronavirus Spreads – Reuters
https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/03/21/us/21reuters-health-coronavirus-usa.html
— Young Voters Know What They Want. But They Don’t See Anyone Offering It. – Maggie Astor (DIERSEN: Democrats shout at “young voters” and at everyone else that Republicans cause all the problems that “young voters” have had, are having, and will have.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/22/us/politics/young-voters-biden-sanders.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Used to Meeting Challenges With Bluster and Force, Trump Confronts a Crisis Unlike Any Before.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/21/us/politics/trump-coronavirus-leadership.html
— HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: Millennials Map a Path to Homeownership- Stefanos Chen (DIERSEN: Where did the money come from for your first down payment? Mine came from the money that I earned a) working for IRS the previous 15 months 1971-1972, b) working part-time for Firestone Stores the previous 19 months 1971-1972, and c) working full-time for Firestone stores the 7 months before that 1970-1971.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/realestate/millennial-first-time-home-buyer.html
— Yes, Buy Stocks in a Falling Market (but Watch Your Step) – Jeff Sommer (DIERSEN: If you had a big Roth CD maturing on April 1, 2020 like I do, how would you invest the money and why? If you would buy conservative stock mutual funds, which ones would you buy and why?) 
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/business/buy-stocks-bear-market.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Call Trump’s News Conferences What They Are: Propaganda.” According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is propaganda except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. I should write a book about my critics/opponents.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/opinion/sunday/coronavirus-trump-news-conference.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Constructively, a Trump-hater promotes Civil War.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/21/opinion/sunday/coronavirus-governors-cities.html
— The Hardest Questions Doctors May Face: Who Will Be Saved? Who Won’t? As coronavirus infections explode in the U.S., hospitals could be forced to make harrowing choices if pushed to the brink. Planning is already underway. – Sheri Fink (DIERSEN: If only “productive members of society” will be saved, what would you stress? I would stress my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails. But according to my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes, my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails are not only useless, they are destructive. Needless-to-say, I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes. Better yet, I should sue them.) 
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/21/us/coronavirus-medical-rationing.html
— NAHB Chairman Talks Coronavirus Impact on Homebuilding – AP
https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2020/03/22/business/ap-insider-qa-homebuilders.html
— Trump’s Fate Tied to an Unknown: How Fast Economy Recovers – AP (DIERSEN: Trump-haters have made it very clear that they are going to “DO WHATEVER IT TAKES” to defeat Trump.)
https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2020/03/22/business/bc-us-trump-economy-election.html
— Fed’s Bullard: Coronavirus Shutdown Not a Recession but an Investment in Survival – Reuters
https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/03/22/business/22reuters-health-coronavirus-fed-bullard.html
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: Coronavirus Recession Looms, Its Course ‘Unrecognizable’ The U.S. economic outlook darkens daily, with millions facing unemployment and businesses in a steep decline. – Nelson D. Schwartz
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/21/business/economy/coronavirus-recession.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters glorify and praise Communist China.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/world/europe/trump-leadership-coronavirus-united-states.html

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “This wouldn’t have happened if Hillary Clinton had won.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/03/21/this-wouldnt-have-happened-if-hillary-clinton-had-won/

NEW YORK POST
— Shameful media still slamming Donald Trump during coronavirus crisis – Michael Goodwin
https://nypost.com/2020/03/21/shameful-media-still-slamming-donald-trump-during-coronavirus-crisis-goodwin/

AKRON BEACON JOURNAL
— Coronavirus is just more fodder for Chinese propaganda campaign – Jonah Goldberg
https://www.beaconjournal.com/opinion/20200321/jonah-goldberg-coronavirus-is-just-more-fodder-for-chinese-propaganda-campaign

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Understaffed FEMA Faces Steep Challenge Leading U.S. Coronavirus Fight Given mixed marks at best for its work after hurricanes, agency has been tasked with handling its first-ever health crisis – Rachael Levy
https://www.wsj.com/articles/understaffed-fema-faces-steep-challenge-leading-u-s-coronavirus-fight-11584830360

BLOOMBERG
— COVID-19 Is Becoming the Disease That Divides Us: By Race, Class and Age – Jeff Green (DIERSEN: Of course, Trump-haters are using COVID-19 to destroy America to destroy Trump.)
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-21/covid-19-divides-u-s-society-by-race-class-and-age

INDEPENDENT JOURNAL REVIEW
— Hobbled IRS Tax Agency May Need Months to Put Cash Into Americans’ Hands – Reuters (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who did the most to waste my knowledge of IRS. I worked for IRS for almost 9 years, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 levels, currently $85,084-$96,431/year. I worked for GAO on audits of IRS for 3 years at the GS-13 Step 1-3 levels, currently $101,176-$107,922/year. I would focus on a) my Democrat IRS superiors, b) my Democrat GAO superiors, c) Republican U.S. Congressmen and their staffs, d) Republican U.S. Senators and their staffs, and e) Republican candidates for U.S. Congress and for U.S. Senate.)
https://ijr.com/irs-months-cash-into-americans-hands/

MOTLEY FOOL
— Coronavirus May Mean No Social Security COLA in 2021 The negative economic impact of coronavirus on the U.S. economy is bad news for Social Security’s more than 64 million beneficiaries. – Sean Williams
https://www.fool.com/retirement/2020/03/22/coronavirus-may-mean-no-social-security-cola-in-20.aspx

RAW STORY
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters use coronavirus to destroy America to destroy Trump.
https://www.rawstory.com/2020/03/the-coronavirus-epidemic-is-revealing-americas-fundamental-weakness/

ATLANTIC
— America Faces a Social Recession Economic slowdowns are easy to measure, but the lingering damage to communal bonds may be no less harmful. – Vivek H. Murthy
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/america-faces-social-recession/608548/

NEW YORKER
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “How the Coronavirus Shattered Trump’s Serene Confidence.”
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/03/30/how-the-coronavirus-shattered-trumps-serene-confidence

DAILY MAIL
— Jana Kramer reveals coronavirus isolation has left her ‘anxious, scared and depressed’ as country singer reveals worries over lack of work – GLENN GARNER 
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-8139089/Jana-Kramer-reveals-coronavirus-isolation-left-anxious-scared-depressed.html

FINANCIAL TIMES
— China forces out local employees of US news organizations – Christian Shepherd (DIERSEN: Have you been forced out? I should write a book about a) the positions that I have been forced out of, b) those who had me forced out, and c) their operatives and their dupes.)
https://www.ft.com/content/c5cfe8f8-6bf4-11ea-9bca-bf503995cd6f

RASMUSSEN REPORTS
— 25% Are Ready to Postpone November Election
https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/disease/25_are_ready_to_postpone_november_election

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— Why do my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes discourage everyone from reading GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails? – Dave Diersen
http://www.gopillinois.com
– They despise/hate Trump,
– They focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate,
– They reject the traditional family plank in the Republican Party platform,
– They reject the right to life plank in the Republican Party platform,
– They reject the immigration plank in the Republican Party platform,
– They reject the illegal drugs plank in the Republican Party platform,
– They reject the Second Amendment plank in the Republican Party platform,
– They reject the equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) plank in the Republican Party platform,
– They want booze, gambling, pot, and other vices, 
– They want patronage,
– They want political affiliation discrimination,
– They want reverse discrimination,
– They want age discrimination,
– They despise/hate those who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, past, present, or future federal employees, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.

March 21 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Coronavirus Update: ‘Stay-at-home’ order in effect in Illinois as COVID-19 cases rise to 753, with 6 deaths – Will Jones and Alexis McAdams
https://abc7chicago.com/society/illinois-stay-at-home-order-in-effect-as-covid-19-cases-rise-to-753/6034925/

NBC5
— Business Fallout: Airlines Beg for Aid; Google Launches Site CEOs of 10 airlines and cargo companies said they could be forced to lay off many of their 750,000 workers if Congress doesn’t immediately approve at least $29 billion in payroll grants – AP
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/business/business-fallout-airlines-beg-for-aid-google-launches-site/2241864/
— Economic Rescue Balloons Past $1 Trillion as Talks Resume The sweeping aid package of paychecks for suddenly jobless Americans, money for hospitals and aid to industry is all but certain to swell far beyond the initial $1 trillion price tag – Jonathan Lemire, Lisa Mascaro and Andrew Taylor
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/politics/economic-rescue-balloons-past-1-trillion-as-talks-resume/2241788/

CBS2
— Indiana Postpones May 5 Primary Elections Until June 2 Due To Coronavirus Outbreak
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/03/20/indiana-postpones-may-5-primary-elections-until-june-2-due-to-coronavirus-outbreak/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Is $1,200 enough? Negotiations continue on aid for Americans
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/is-1200-enough-negotiations-continue-on-aid-for-americans
— Coronavirus outbreaks at nursing homes expose situations in which staff are overworked, poorly paid
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/coronavirus-outbreaks-at-nursing-homes-expose-situations-in-which-staff-are-overworked-poorly-paid

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— United Airlines warns of massive layoffs without ‘sufficient’ federal aid – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-united-airlines-layoffs-warning-20200321-3rnzozc4bffdxg35svsihzpzpq-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Pritzker recruits retired doctors, nurses as Illinois coronavirus cases hit 753: ‘This is hero’s work’ Pritzker asked for the medical reinforcements Saturday while announcing the sixth death in Illinois attributed to COVID-19 so far. – Jake Wittich
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/21/21189341/illinois-coronavirus-cases-stay-home-order-march-21
— Alderman proposes 15-day furlough for elected officials to generate $375K for protective gear, supplies for first-responders The proposal by Ald. Ray Lopez (15th) would require elected officials, including the mayor, to work without pay for 15 days. – Fran Spielman
https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2020/3/20/21188295/alderman-proposes-15-day-furlough-officials-375k-protective-gear-supplies-first-responders
— Cook County distributes 70,000-plus masks, gloves and gowns to first responders to combat coronavirus Two Chicago Fire Department employees have tested positive for COVID-19 so far, as has a detective in the Chicago Police Department.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/21/21189628/cook-county-distributes-masks-gloves-first-responders-police-fire-coronavirus
— Italy announces nearly 800 coronavirus deaths in single day; New York scrambling for more hospital beds In New York, state officials sought out desperately needed medical supplies and hospital beds as confirmed coronavirus cases soared above 10,000 statewide, with 56 deaths. – AP
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/21/21189632/italy-new-york-coronavirus-united-states-deaths-new-cases
— Aurora Police Department member tests positive for coronavirus The employee, who is on the department’s supervisory staff, went home Tuesday to self-quarantine and get tested after feeling sick, Aurora police spokesman Paris Lewbel said.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/21/21189585/aurora-police-coronavirus-tests-positive

DAILY HERALD
— Pritzker: 168 new COVID-19 cases, one new death – Marni Pyke
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200321/pritzker-168-new-covid-19-cases-one-new-death
— Stop the fear mongering – Al Haak, Palatine
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20200320/stop-the-fear-mongering
— As offerings dwindle, some churches fear for their future – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20200321/news/303219975/

FREEPORT JOURNAL STANDARD
— Killing business to save lives – Isaac Guerrero
https://www.journalstandard.com/news/20200321/killing-business-to-save-lives

DANVILLE COMMERCIAL NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Trump’s ‘Chinese virus’ reference encourages anti-Asian hatred.”
https://www.commercial-news.com/opinion/guest-editorial-trump-s-chinese-virus-reference-encourages-anti-asian/article_60896c7a-6ae7-11ea-b5ff-b760ece70a65.html

FOX ILLINOIS
— Imports of medical supplies plummet as demand in US soars – AP (DIERSEN: What do you say to those who have always wanted to make America dependent on foreign countries for everything?) 
https://foxillinois.com/news/coronavirus/imports-of-medical-supplies-plummet-as-demand-in-us-soars

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— The proverbial question: Can the Governor do that? – KIRK ALLEN
https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2020/03/the-proverbial-question-can-the-governor-do-that/

CAPITOL FAX
— Pritzker to former health workers: “We need your help now”; 168 new cases, one death; IDPH to limit non-essential adult elective surgery; State got only 25 percent of PPE from feds that it requested; “My optimism has waned”
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/21/pritzker-to-former-health-workers-we-need-your-help-now/
— Dear media: This is neither a lockdown nor a shelter in place order
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/21/dear-media-this-is-neither-a-lockdown-nor-a-shelter-in-place-order/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Trump eyes two-week quarantine, only drug and grocery stores open – Paul Bedard 
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/washington-secrets/breaking-trump-eyes-2-week-quarantine-only-drug-grocery-stores-open

FEDERALIST
— Will The Costs Of A Great Depression Outweigh The Risks Of Coronavirus? Federal and state governments are making a massive gamble about a little-understood new virus. They are betting our future on the most extreme worst-case scenario without considering the costs. – Joy Pullmann
https://thefederalist.com/2020/03/19/will-the-costs-of-a-great-depression-outweigh-the-risks-of-coronavirus/

GOPUSA
— Trump Peddles Hope, Media Peddles Hype
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86419
— Open Borders Dems Threaten US Health Care System
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86360
— The Real Lesson Of The Chinese Pandemic
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86388
— Police Groups Slam Efforts To Mass Release Low-Level Offenders To Fight Virus
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86382

BLAZE
— Chinese ambassador praises Hillary Clinton for scolding Trump on ‘racist’ coronavirus narrative – Carlos Garcia (DIERSEN: I should write a book about my critics/opponents who side with China against America.)
https://www.theblaze.com/news/china-thanks-hillary-clinton-slamming-trump-coronavirus

BREITBART
— Sean Spicer Back in the White House Reporting for Newsmax – CHARLIE SPIERING (DIERSEN: Spicer is a Newsmax reporter like I am a GOPUSA reporter. Neither of us have degrees in journalism. I worked for GAO as an Analyst for almost 18 years, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $101,176-$131,532/year. What GAO Analysts do is very similar to what reporters do. I should write a book about those who have treated me a) like I never was a reporter for GOPUSA, b) like I am not a GOPUSA reporter now, and c) like I never will be a GOPUSA reporter, that is, like my stating that I am a GOPUSA reporter is fraudulent. Better yet, I should sue them. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, etc. who state that they are religious, conservative, and/or Republican. I would focus on those who pander to the Democrat news media.)
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/20/sean-spicer-back-in-the-white-house-reporting-for-newsmax/

NEWSMAX
— Newsmax TV’s Spicer Returns to White House as Reporter – Bill Hoffmann (DIERSEN: Spicer is a Newsmax reporter like I am a GOPUSA reporter. Neither of us have degrees in journalism. I worked for GAO as an Analyst for almost 18 years, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $101,176-$131,532/year. What GAO Analysts do is very similar to what reporters do. I should write a book about those who have treated me a) like I never was a reporter for GOPUSA, b) like I am not a GOPUSA reporter now, and c) like I never will be a GOPUSA reporter, that is, like my stating that I am a GOPUSA reporter is fraudulent. Better yet, I should sue them. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, etc. who state that they are religious, conservative, and/or Republican. I would focus on those who pander to the Democrat news media.) 
https://www.newsmax.com/newsmax-tv/sean-spicer-white-house-press-briefing-newsmax-tv/2020/03/20/id/959242/

PJ MEDIA
— Americans Rejecting Hysterical Criticism of Trump – RICK MORAN (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who invite, believe, share, spread, and amplify any and all criticism of me and/or of my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, etc. who state that they are religious, conservative, and/or Republican. I would focus on those who pander to the Democrat news media.)
https://pjmedia.com/trending/americans-rejecting-hysterical-criticism-of-trump/

INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY
— Coronavirus Cases Top 305,000 With U.S. Covid-19 Cases Above 24,000; Stimulus May Hit $2 Trillion Amid Coronavirus Market Crash – ED CARSON
https://www.investors.com/news/coronavirus-cases-u-s-covid-19-infections-stimulus-deal-coronavirus-stock-market-crash/

REAL CLEAR POLITICS
— Rx for Economy: Policies That Keep Businesses Busy – Richard Porter
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2020/03/20/rx_for_economy_policies_that_keep_businesses_busy.html

EPOCH TIMES
— White House Press Continues to Humiliate Itself During Pandemic – Roger L. Simon
https://www.theepochtimes.com/white-house-press-continues-to-humiliate-itself-during-pandemic_3280476.html

POLITICO
— Sean Spicer debuts as White House reporter during heated Trump coronavirus briefing The former White House spokesman now has his own political talk show for the conservative Newsmax TV outlet. – JUAN PEREZ JR. (DIERSEN: Spicer is a Newsmax reporter like I am a GOPUSA reporter. Neither of us have degrees in journalism. I worked for GAO as an Analyst for almost 18 years, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $101,176-$131,532/year. What GAO Analysts do is very similar to what reporters do. I should write a book about those who have treated me a) like I never was a reporter for GOPUSA, b) like I am not a GOPUSA reporter now, and c) like I never will be a GOPUSA reporter, that is, like my stating that I am a GOPUSA reporter is fraudulent. Better yet, I should sue them. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, etc. who state that they are religious, conservative, and/or Republican. I would focus on those who pander to the Democrat news media.) 
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/20/sean-spicer-coronavirus-white-house-briefing-139471
(FROM THE ARTICLE: President Donald Trump heaped scorn on several members of the White House press corps at a coronavirus briefing Friday, but made a point of responding to questions from a new reporter in the briefing room: His former press secretary. “Mr. President, two questions if you would indulge me,” Sean Spicer said when Trump pointed a finger to call on his former aide. Spicer, of course, is the former White House and Republican National Committee spokesman who vigorously defended Trump’s inauguration crowd size claims and regularly tangled with reporters during combative White House briefings before his ouster in a 2017 shakeup. He also took a spin on “Dancing With The Stars.” Spicer now has his own political talk show for the conservative Newsmax TV outlet. By the time Trump entered the White House Briefing Room to address reporters Friday, Spicer was set to press his old boss for presidential reaction to small business anxieties and reports that senators unloaded stocks before a pandemic-sparked market downturn. The surreal scene played out moments after the president castigated NBC’s Peter Alexander for suggesting that Trump may be giving Americans “a false sense of hope” about coronavirus treatment, asking what he would say to Americans who are scared or sickened by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.)

THE HILL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Trump needs to stop the daily press briefings.”
https://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/488721-trump-needs-to-stop-the-daily-press-briefings
— Pence says he will be tested for coronavirus – MORGAN CHALFANT (DIERSEN: Who wants who to be tested, and why, in your neighborhood, in your precinct, in your municipal district, in your municipality, in your township, in your county, and Illinois?)
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/488808-pence-says-he-will-be-tested-for-coronavirus
— GOP drafting stimulus package without deal with Democrats – JORDAIN CARNEY (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats make it clear that they exist to get rid the following once and for all: individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that 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://thehill.com/homenews/senate/488837-gop-drafting-stimulus-package-without-deal-with-democrats
— GOP seeks up to $500 billion to maximize financial help to airlines, other impacted industries – ALEXANDER BOLTON 
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/488836-gop-seeks-up-to-500-billion-to-maximize-financial-help-to-airlines-other

CNN
— Sean Spicer returns to White House briefing room as a reporter – Betsy Klein and Caroline Kelly (DIERSEN: Spicer is a Newsmax reporter like I am a GOPUSA reporter. Neither of us have degrees in journalism. I worked for GAO as an Analyst for almost 18 years, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $101,176-$131,532/year. What GAO Analysts do is very similar to what reporters do. I should write a book about those who have treated me a) like I never was a reporter for GOPUSA, b) like I am not a GOPUSA reporter now, and c) like I never will be a GOPUSA reporter, that is, like my stating that I am a GOPUSA reporter is fraudulent. Better yet, I should sue them. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, etc. who state that they are religious, conservative, and/or Republican. I would focus on those who pander to the Democrat news media.)
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/20/politics/sean-spicer-briefing-room-coronavirus/index.html

CBS NEWS
— Coronavirus updates: Coronavirus cases top 300,000 worldwide
https://www.cbsnews.com/live-updates/coronavirus-disease-covid-19-latest-news-2020-03-21/

NBC NEWS
— 75 million Americans under virtual lockdown after Italy suffers huge rise in deaths Italian officials  Officials reported 627 more coronavirus related deaths on Friday, a rise of 15 percent in 24 hours. – Minyvonne Burke and Isobel van Hagen
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/75-million-americans-under-virtual-lockdown-after-italy-suffers-huge-n1165591

NEW YORK TIMES
— U.S. Lawmakers Negotiate Rescue Package as Recession Fears Loom
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/21/world/coronavirus-updates-usa-world.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: What do you say to “the most conservative reaches of the Republican Party” who came up with “The idea to funnel cash directly to millions of Americans to help them weather the economic disaster ravaging the globe amid the coronavirus pandemic?” 
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/21/us/coronavirus-republicans-cash-payments.html

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Trump boasts of ‘tremendous response’ to coronavirus as national death toll rises.”
https://www.nydailynews.com/coronavirus/ny-coronavirus-trump-20200321-tlusqsevmbdftm7r6hhkaf2mq4-story.html

WASHINGTON POST
— Italy’s coronavirus death toll feeds fear of what lies ahead in Europe and the U.S. – Shane Harris
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/italy-coronavirus-death-toll/2020/03/21/e6426d82-6b85-11ea-abef-020f086a3fab_story.html
— A new message on coronavirus in hard-hit areas: Don’t get tested Health officials direct scarce resources where they are needed most to save people’s lives. – Carolyn Y. Johnson and Lena H. Sun 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/03/21/coronavirus-testing-strategyshift/
— U.S. intelligence reports from January and February warned about a likely pandemic – Shane Harris, Greg Miller, Josh Dawsey and Ellen Nakashima 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/us-intelligence-reports-from-january-and-february-warned-about-a-likely-pandemic/2020/03/20/299d8cda-6ad5-11ea-b5f1-a5a804158597_story.html

NEW YORK POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters use coronavirus to defeat Trump.
https://nypost.com/2020/03/21/coronavirus-is-existential-threat-to-trump-re-election-gop-insiders/

USA TODAY
— Trump uses China as a foil when talking coronavirus, distancing himself from criticism – Courtney Subramanian, Nicholas Wu, David Jackson (DIERSEN: Who has used you as a foil? I should write a book about those who have used me as a foil. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, etc. who state that they are religious, conservative, and/or Republican. I would focus on those who pander to the Democrat news media.)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2020/03/20/coronavirus-trump-blames-china-distancing-himself-fallout/2876983001/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— The Extreme State Lockdowns The California and New York orders to stay at home are unsustainable. – Editorial
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-extreme-state-lockdowns-11584745130

BLOOMBERG
— The Coronavirus Might Kill Globalization
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/newsletters/2020-03-21/the-coronavirus-might-kill-globalization-bloomberg-new-economy

BLOOMBERG LAW
— Trump Says Virus Plan With $2 Trillion Impact ‘Very Close’
https://news.bloomberglaw.com/pharma-and-life-sciences/trump-says-virus-plan-with-2-trillion-impact-is-very-close

GRAND FORKS HERALD
— North Dakota Democrats have decided to hold their state convention on Facebook – Rob Port (DIERSEN: I served as the chairman of TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois 2005-2012. Republican Precinct Committeemen and Captains in Illinois, DuPage County, and Milton Township like me await information on a) their April township, ward, and/or county party meetings and b) their April 15 county conventions. What about the April 21 annual township meetings?)
https://www.grandforksherald.com/opinion/5002520-Port-Dem-NPL-to-hold-state-convention-via-Facebook
(FROM THE ARTICLE: By contrast, NDGOP chairman Rick Berg told me last night that his party’s executive committee isn’t prepared to hold any sort of a virtual convention or to facilitate remote voting. The two political organizations are in much different situations. The NDGOP has three competitive races for their endorsement . . .The Democrats, meanwhile, have no competitive races.)

SARASOTA HERALD TRIBUNE
— News organizations drop paywall for coronavirus information – AP (DIERSEN: www.gopillinois.com has never had a paywall and it never will. GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails will always be free and free of advertising. Of course, my critics/opponents are furious that I have a track record and enough time, money, good health, relevant experience, and motivation that I can say the aforesaid.) 
https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20200320/news-organizations-drop-paywall-for-coronavirus-information

NEWSWEEK
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters use coronavirus to promote hatred of Trump.
https://www.newsweek.com/chinese-coronavirus-officials-accuse-trump-stoking-xenophobia-violence-against-asian-americans-1493546

RAW STORY
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Trump is still ‘cherry-picking’ the coronavirus numbers to make himself look good.”
https://www.rawstory.com/2020/03/trump-is-still-cherry-picking-the-coronavirus-numbers-to-make-himself-look-good-report/

LGBTQ NATION
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Coronavirus is drowning Trump’s re-election chances. Is he about to sink? Trump’s botched handling of coronavirus should be a significant hit to his re-election chances, but you can never count him out.” What percent of those who promote LGBTQ activity a) hate Trump, b) hate Trump’s supporters, and c) hate all those who do not promote LGBTQ activity?) 
https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2020/03/coronavirus-drowning-trumps-re-election-chances-sink/

COLDWELL BANKER
— FOR LEASE: 400 West Roosevelt Road, Wheaton
https://www.coldwellbankerhomes.com/il/wheaton/400-west-roosevelt-rd/pid_35356217/

TRULIA
— FOR SALE: 1103 Golf Lane, Wheaton – $489,000
https://www.trulia.com/p/il/wheaton/1103-golf-ln-wheaton-il-60189–2057533297

March 21 Morning Edition

ABC7
— Coronavirus Illinois: How state, local police will enforce Pritzker’s ‘stay-at-home’ order – Chuck Goudie, Christine Tressel, Barb Markoff and Ross Weidner
https://abc7chicago.com/health/heres-how-police-will-enforce-stay-at-home-order-in-illinois/6033700/?cmp=emc-wls-news-headlines-3/21/2020

CBS2
— Illinois ‘Stay At Home’ Order Goes Into Effect Today
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/video/4488724-illinois-stay-at-home-order-goes-into-effect-today/

WGN TV
— Chicagoans prepare for governor’s ‘stay-at-home’ order – Erik Runge
https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/chicagoans-prepare-for-governors-stay-at-home-order/
— A look at Pritzker’s powers in emergency or disaster situations – Ben Bradley, Andrew Schroedter
https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/a-look-at-pritzkers-powers-in-emergency-or-disaster-situations/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Advocate hospitals pause drive-up coronavirus testing, citing national shortage of test kits – ANGIE LEVENTIS LOURGOS and DAVID HEINZMANN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-testing-suspended-advocate-hospitals-20200320-2kt3g6s3dnho3ctiffx2apg3ky-story.html
— Here’s what Illinois’ stay-at-home order means for Aurora – SARAH FREISHTAT
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-aurora-stay-at-home-st-20200320-2idkgs2cgvcx5gqjwpg3ykb3sy-story.html
— Volunteers needed in DuPage, Kane to deliver Meals on Wheels emergency backup dinners to seniors – SUZANNE BAKER
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-senior-citizens-meals-volunteers-st-0320-20200320-ge5x5ky4wncy3oe6bfxzk4476q-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— What does the stay-at-home order mean exactly? Here are some guidelines. – Marni Pyke
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200320/what-does-the-stay-at-home-order-mean-exactly-here-are-some-guidelines
— Naperville cancels meeting on whether to tax future pot sales – Marie Wilson
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200320/naperville-cancels-meeting-on-whether-to-tax-future-pot-sales
— Primaries set the stage for a momentous November election; start preparing now – Editorial (DIERSEN: Government is nasty. Politics is nasty. Democrat plants, Libertarian plants, Green plants, and RINOs are nasty. Will my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes in the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois Republican Party who claim to be religious, conservative, and/or Republican continue to hint/imply/argue/shout at the Republican candidates on the November 3, 2020 ballot in my precinct that my support for them is the “kiss of death?”) 
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20200320/editorial-primaries-set-the-stage-for-a-momentous-november-election-start-preparing-now

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Transit systems will feel lingering effects of coronavirus Agencies face a short-term revenue plunge and worry that the crisis will change long-term commuting habits. – JOHN PLETZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/transportation/transit-systems-will-feel-lingering-effects-coronavirus

QUAD CITY TIMES
— What are ‘essential activities’ in Illinois? Read Gov. Pritzker’s full order – AP
https://qctimes.com/news/local/what-are-essential-activities-in-illinois-read-gov-pritzker-s/article_9a5aaa3c-efad-5494-b391-44492af2262c.html

RIVER FRONT TIMES
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Illinois Weed Stores Still Open, Declared ‘Essential Services’ During Pandemic – Daniel Hill 
https://www.riverfronttimes.com/newsblog/2020/03/20/metro-east-weed-stores-still-open-declared-essential-services-during-pandemic

KENDALL COUNTY NOW
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: State agency announces COVID-19 guidance for cannabis dispensaries – KATIE FINLON (DIERSEN: Pot pushers push medical pot to push recreational pot.)
https://www.kendallcountynow.com/2020/03/17/state-agency-announces-covid-19-guidance-for-cannabis-dispensaries/ah3kumw/

NPR ILLINOIS
— What Last Year’s Government Simulation Predicted About Today’s Pandemic
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/what-last-years-government-simulation-predicted-about-todays-pandemic#stream/0

WEEK
— List of essential businesses during governor’s stay-at-home order
https://week.com/2020/03/20/list-of-essential-businesses-during-governors-stay-at-home-order/

CENTER SQUARE
— Pritzker rebuffs call to pull progressive tax from November ballot amid pandemic – Cole Lauterbach
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/pritzker-rebuffs-call-to-pull-progressive-tax-from-november-ballot/article_76360cd2-6a2d-11ea-9b6e-87f0916b43cf.html

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— European doctor: Fear of being called racist contributing factor to spread of coronavirus in Italy – Andrew Mark Miller (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats call Republicans racists. Ever-increasingly, to call someone a racist in America today is like calling someone a Jew in Germany during the 1930s and 1940s.)
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/european-doctor-fear-of-being-called-racist-contributing-factor-to-spread-of-coronavirus-in-italy

AMERICAN THINKER
— Infanticide Democrats Defeat Prolife Dan Lipinski – Daniel John Sobieski
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/03/infanticide_democrats_defeat_prolife_dan_lipinski.html

BREITBART
— Chinese Nationals Are Evading the Travel Ban – KRIS W. KOBACH
https://www.breitbart.com/border/2020/03/20/kobach-chinese-nationals-are-evading-the-travel-ban/

BLAZE
— China is faking its recovery from the coronavirus outbreak Can’t trust much info from the Chinese government – Aaron Colen (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes a) trust the Chinese government far more than they trust me or my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails and b) would include a link to the Chinese government on their websites before they would include a link to www.gopillinois.com on their websites.)
https://www.theblaze.com/news/china-may-be-faking-its-recovery-from-the-coronavirus-outbreak-report

FOX BUSINESS
— Coronavirus lockdowns multiply globally as health systems strained Some American states move to restrict residents to homes – AP
https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/coronavirus-lockdowns-global-health-systems

THE HILL
— Coronavirus could keep Trump in the White House – MICHAEL J. STERN
https://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/488606-coronavirus-could-keep-trump-in-the-white-house

ROLL CALL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters use the Chinese virus to promote hatred against Trump. 
https://www.rollcall.com/2020/03/20/trumps-continued-use-of-chinese-virus-label-puts-people-at-risk-takano-says/

REUTERS
— Five statewide stay-at-home orders, 31% of U.S. economy – Ann Saphir
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-stayathome-fac/factbox-five-statewide-stay-at-home-orders-31-of-u-s-economy-idUSKBN2173PS

CBS NEWS
— Coronavirus updates: Millions of Americans are being told to stay home in fight against COVID-19
https://www.cbsnews.com/live-updates/coronavirus-disease-covid-19-latest-news-2020-03-21/

CNBC
— Analyst anticipates ‘worst’ financial crisis since 1929 amid fears of a global recession – Elliot Smith (DIERSEN: The higher the percentage of your income and/or net worth that goes down when the stock market and/or interest rates go down, the more that you have to worry about.)
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/20/analyst-anticipates-worst-crisis-since-1929-amid-recession-fears.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Needless-to-say, Trump-haters want Trump to do things that will help defeat Trump.
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/20/gary-cohn-us-is-in-recession-that-will-take-trillions-to-solve.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— Coronavirus Brings a Surge to News Sites – Marc Tracy (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who talk and/or act like they do not want me to use GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails to drive traffic to their websites. I would focus on those who a) paint themselves as being religious, conservative, and/or Republican and b) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate or dominate. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Milton Township, DuPage County, and/or Illinois. I would focus on leaders of the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois Republican Party. I would focus on leaders of Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois.) 
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/business/coronavirus-news-sites.html

WASHINGTON POST
— The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic (DIERSEN: The higher the percentage of your income and/or net worth that goes down when the stock market and/or interest rates go down, the more that you have to worry about.) 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-economic-impact-of-the-coronavirus-pandemic/2020/03/20/7e2e077a-6945-11ea-b199-3a9799c54512_story.html
— Americans have increasingly dismal views of the economy, but they don’t blame Trump The president’s approval rating hasn’t budged in the wake of the economic fallout of the coronavirus. – Robert Griffin and John Sides 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/03/20/americans-have-increasingly-dismal-views-economy-they-dont-blame-trump/

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats call Republicans racists. Ever-increasingly, to call someone a racist in America today is like calling someone a Jew in Germany during the 1930s and 1940s.
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2020-03-20/coronavirus-racism-asian-americans-celebrities
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “A Trump reelection just got a lot tougher.”
https://www.latimes.com/politics/newsletter/2020-03-20/a-trump-reelection-just-got-a-lot-tougher-essential-politics

WALL STREET JOURNAL
–FRONT PAGE: ‘I Have Bills I Have to Pay.’ Low-Wage Workers Face Brunt of Coronavirus Crisis Their jobs often require personal contact, such as running a cash register or cleaning hotel rooms, and are the most vulnerable to the employment and pay cuts cascading through the economy – Eric Morath and Rachel Feintzeig (DIERSEN: The higher the percentage of your income and/or net worth that goes down when the stock market and/or interest rates go down, the more that you have to worry about.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/i-have-bills-i-have-to-pay-low-wage-workers-face-brunt-of-coronavirus-crisis-11584719927
— Coronavirus Imperative: Do No Harm Washington needs to keep focused on specific goals and tailor its interventions to achieve them. – Ron Johnson (DIERSEN: The higher the percentage of your income and/or net worth that goes down when the stock market and/or interest rates go down, the more that you have to worry about.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/coronavirus-imperative-do-no-harm-11584723652
— What Victory Looks Like in the Coronavirus War We can try to stop time until a vaccine is ready, but the result might be identical to defeat. – Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. (DIERSEN: The higher the percentage of your income and/or net worth that goes down when the stock market and/or interest rates go down, the more that you have to worry about.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-victory-looks-like-in-the-coronavirus-war-11584743464
— Lessons for the Coronavirus Crisis From Six Other Disasters From Spanish flu to Japanese tsunami, governments grappled with the trade-off between public health and economic stability – Greg Ip, Danny Dougherty and Anthony DeBarros (DIERSEN: The higher the percentage of your income and/or net worth that goes down when the stock market and/or interest rates go down, the more that you have to worry about.) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/lessons-for-the-coronavirus-crisis-from-six-other-disasters-11584719497
— Obama’s Bad Stimulus Example Democrats want to repeat the 2009 strategy of paying Americans not to work. – Arthur Laffer and Stephen Moore
https://www.wsj.com/articles/obamas-bad-stimulus-example-11584745388
— OK, Fine, Let’s All Get Back on Facebook – Joanna Stern (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes want everyone to spend all their time on Facebook. From what I see, Facebook a) is an arm of the Democrat, Libertarian, and Green parties and b) is run by people who are overwhelmingly 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-0draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/ok-fine-lets-all-get-back-on-facebook-11584763207
— HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: Readers, but Not Ads, Flock to Local Papers – Lukas I. Alpert and Keach Hagey (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes are beyond furious that I can afford to spend the time and to spend the money necessary to put a GOPUSA ILLINOIS email together and send it out each and every morning and each and every evening. They know that their putting out an email that would directly compete against me would cost them many millions of dollars.) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/news-outlets-win-audiences-yet-lose-revenue-during-coronavirus-crisis-11584708390
— Coronavirus-Triggered Downturn Could Cost 5 Million U.S. Jobs Economic output seen shrinking by as much as $1.5 trillion with recession all but certain – Josh Mitchell and Josh Zumbrun (DIERSEN: The higher the percentage of your income and/or net worth that goes down when the stock market and/or interest rates go down, the more that you have to worry about.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/coronavirus-triggered-downturn-could-cost-5-million-u-s-jobs-11584783001

FORTUNE
— Goldman Sachs just made the grimmest prediction yet about the economy in Q2 – ERIK SHERMAN (DIERSEN: The higher the percentage of your income and/or net worth that goes down when the stock market and/or interest rates go down, the more that you have to worry about.) 
https://fortune.com/2020/03/20/coronavirus-economic-predictions-goldman-sachs-recession-gdp-2q-2020/

BLOOMBERG
— These Five Warning Signs Highlight Virus’s Rapid Economic Impact – Steve Matthews (DIERSEN: The higher the percentage of your income and/or net worth that goes down when the stock market and/or interest rates go down, the more that you have to worry about.)
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-20/these-five-warning-signs-highlight-virus-s-rapid-economic-impact
— America Closes Down: A Third of Citizens Told to Stay Home – Elise Young
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-20/n-j-to-order-nonessential-businesses-closed-governor-says

USA TODAY
— Small colleges were already on the brink. Now, coronavirus threatens their existence – David Jesse
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/education/2020/03/21/coronavirus-college-students-online-closing-private-liberal-arts/2889546001/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: At Wheaton College, a liberal arts school of over 2,000 students in the Chicago area, decisions have been coming left and right. “It’s very fluid,” President Philip Ryken said. “This touches every area of campus.” . . . “We felt that in all fairness that if students were not living with us and dining with us, it was not right to retain those revenues,” Ryken said. “This whole situation is going to be very costly. This is going to be extremely challenging.” The timing of the decision to go online and to close residential halls, and all the moves in between, had to be carefully done.)
— Industries hit hardest by coronavirus in the US include retail, transportation, and travel – Grant Suneson (DIERSEN: The higher the percentage of your income and/or net worth that goes down when the stock market and/or interest rates go down, the more that you have to worry about.)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2020/03/20/us-industries-being-devastated-by-the-coronavirus-travel-hotels-food/111431804/
— Unemployment funds were in trouble before coronavirus. Now claims are sky high. Many states are at risk of burning through unemployment savings and relying on a federal bailout to give laid-off and quarantined workers benefits. – Erin Mansfield and Kevin Crowe
https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/investigations/2020/03/20/coronavirus-related-unemployment-claims-risk-wiping-out-state-funds/2887707001/

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
— COVID-19 Concerns: Worry About Economy Highest Among the Wealthy Concern about the coronavirus’ economic impact rises with income level – Deidre McPhillips (DIERSEN: The higher the percentage of your income and/or net worth that goes down when the stock market and/or interest rates go down, the more that you have to worry about.) 
https://www.usnews.com/news/healthiest-communities/articles/2020-03-21/worry-about-coronavirus-and-economy-highest-among-the-wealthy

NEWSWEEK
— GOVERNORS LOCKDOWN A QUARTER OF THE U.S. ECONOMY AS AMERICA HURTLES TOWARDS RECESSION – MATT KEELEY
https://www.newsweek.com/governors-lockdown-quarter-us-economy-america-hurtles-towards-recession-1493545
— ALL THE U.S. PRESIDENTS WHO WON RE-ELECTIONS DURING A RECESSION – ALEXANDRA HUTZLER (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, Trump-haters want Trump to do things that will help defeat Trump.)
https://www.newsweek.com/heres-all-presidents-re-elected-during-recessions-1493467

TIME
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters side with foreign countries against America.
https://time.com/5807376/virus-name-foreign-history/

BEAST
— Trump Officials Warned of Coronavirus Economic Impact Before Senators Sold Off Their Stock – In a Jan. 24 briefing, top health officials were blunt that the coronavirus was going to have a deep effect on American society. In the days after, some lawmakers dumped stocks. – Erin Banco, Sam Brodey, Sam Stein (DIERSEN: The higher the percentage of your income and/or net worth that goes down when the stock market and/or interest rates go down, the more that you have to worry about.) 
https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-officials-warned-of-coronavirus-economic-impact-before-senators-sold-off-their-stock
— Donald Trump Shuns Jeff Sessions, Endorses Rival Tommy Tuberville in Alabama Senate Runoff – Barbie Latza Nadeau (DIERSEN: What discourages you from helping elect candidates? I should write a book about candidates who I helped elect but who would endorse my opponent if I sought a government office or a political office. I would focus on past and present leaders of a) Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois. I would focus on those backstabbers, betrayers, two-timers, weasels, and Benedict Arnolds who would not only endorse my opponent, but who would demonize me, denigrate me, and condemn me.) 
https://www.thedailybeast.com/donald-trump-shuns-jeff-sessions-endorses-rival-tommy-tuberville-in-alabama-senate-runoff
— LGBTQ Party Scene Confronts ‘Devastating’ Coronavirus Crisis Most, if not all, “circuit” events are canceled after coronavirus infections at Miami’s Winter Party, while LGBTQ bars and clubs across America face tough fights to survive. – Nico Lang
https://www.thedailybeast.com/lgbtq-party-scene-confronts-devastating-coronavirus-crisis

REASON
— What Economic Analyses of Past Pandemics Can Tell Us About the COVID-19 Aftermath A big contraction was followed by a bustling aftermath—but with notable negative long-term effects as well. – BRIAN DOHERTY (DIERSEN: The higher the percentage of your income and/or net worth that goes down when the stock market and/or interest rates go down, the more that you have to worry about.)
https://reason.com/2020/03/20/what-economic-analyses-of-past-pandemics-can-tell-us-about-the-covid-19-aftermath/

AXIOS
— Coronavirus sends local news into crisis – Sara Fischer, Margaret Harding McGill (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes are beyond furious that I can afford to spend the time and to spend the money necessary to put a GOPUSA ILLINOIS email together and send it out each and every morning and each and every evening. They know that their putting out an email that would directly compete against me would cost them many millions of dollars.) 
https://www.axios.com/coronavirus-local-news-853e96fa-51aa-43cc-a990-eb48cc896b17.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Dozens of local newsrooms began laying people off this week out of fear that the economic hit of the coronavirus could severely impact their ad revenue. Why it matters: Local news was already facing dire strains in the United States. The coronavirus and a pending recession could push the industry into near collapse at a time when people need access to local news and information more than ever before. Driving the news: Despite the fact that local outlets are experiencing higher levels of traffic and viewership in years, many have wasted no time trying to get ahead of what will be a long, financial struggle. So far there have been roughly 100 known local newsroom layoffs at outlets like the Monterey Country Weekly, the Sacramento News & Review, the Tampa Bay Times, Detroit Metro Times, Riverfront Times, Cleveland Scene, Orlando Weekly, San Antonio Current, and others, per Nieman Lab.)

BBC
— Coronavirus recession not yet a depression – Faisal Islam (DIERSEN: The higher the percentage of your income and/or net worth that goes down when the stock market and/or interest rates go down, the more that you have to worry about.)
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-51984470

March 20 Evening Edition

WHITE HOUSE
— The latest on the Coronavirus response
https://www.whitehouse.gov/1600daily/

ABC7
— Coronavirus Illinois: Gov. JB Pritzker announces ‘stay-at-home’ order as COVID-19 cases rise to 585, with 5 deaths – Craig Wall and Eric Horng
https://abc7chicago.com/society/pritzker-announces-stay-at-home-order-amid-covid-19-outbreak-/6032318/
— Coronavirus Illinois: What is and isn’t allowed during a stay-at-home order
https://abc7chicago.com/what-is-and-isnt-allowed-during-illinois-stay-at-home-order/6032427/
— LIGHTFOOT: “If you violate this order, there will be consequences.”
https://abc7chicago.com/health/if-you-violate-this-order-there-will-be-consequences-lightfoot-orders-sick-to-stay-home/6030935/

NBC5
— Illinois Governor Issues Stay-at-Home Order The order is expected to begin at 5 p.m. Saturday and continue until the end of April 7
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/illinois-governor-expected-to-issue-stay-at-home-order-sources/2241118/
— What You Can and Cannot Do During a Stay-at-Home or Shelter-in-Place Order Yes, you can leave your home, but only for certain reasons
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/what-you-can-and-cannot-do-during-a-stay-at-home-or-shelter-in-place-order/2241024/
— Oak Park Shelter-in-Place: Where Residents Can and Can’t Go Under Coronavirus Order
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/oak-park-shelter-in-place-where-residents-can-and-cant-go-under-coronavirus-order/2240195/
— See Who’d Be Eligible for Checks Under Senate GOP Plan
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/coronavirus/see-whod-be-eligible-for-checks-under-senate-gop-plan/2240971/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— How much liberty do we want to give up as government fights deadly coronavirus? – John Kass
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/john-kass/ct-coronavirus-stay-at-home-kass-20200321-ynaydntqfzd45pc36yubxjqhnu-story.html
— Gov. J.B. Pritzker issues order requiring residents to ‘stay at home’ starting Saturday – DAN PETRELLA, GREGORY PRATT, STACY ST. CLAIR, JAMIE MUNKS and JOHN BYRNE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-illinois-shelter-in-place-lockdown-order-20200320-teedakbfw5gvdgmnaxlel54hau-story.html
— President Trump angrily defends his handling of coronavirus pandemic – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-trump-coronavirus-20200320-sriqox5izze55e2clj5dwuvt2a-story.html
— Dow drops more than 900 points, ending stocks’ worst week since 2008 – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-coronavirus-dow-market-drop-20200320-vunspniisvbkxfdfb3gptre2ea-story.html
— OUTRAGEOUS: Low-risk inmates begin exiting Cook County Jail amid coronavirus threat – MEGAN CREPEAU and ANNIE SWEENEY
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-coronavirus-cook-county-jail-releases-20200320-6f2fctcjynekbdnj2p5zj7til4-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Trump’s mixed messages about the coronavirus pandemic aren’t helping.”
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/clarence-page/ct-column-trump-coronavirus-china-page-20200320-yupze7q5grektfx4qukq2jmt34-story.html
— ‘Accept it’: 3 states now ordering 70 million people to stay in their homes over coronavirus threat – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-coronavirus-united-states-updates-20200320-uzzuums7mnfl3n4fcpgllbcuou-story.html
— The coronavirus lockdown arrives in Illinois: We can do this – Editorial
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-editorial-coronavirus-shelter-in-place-order-20200320-inqnhjbnnfgejmm66i45zcmigm-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Prosecution of narcotics, cannabis cases halted in Cook County during COVID-19 crisis First Assistant State’s Attorney Joe Magats sent a letter Thursday to First Deputy Supt. Anthony Riccio of the Chicago Police Department, telling him that because of an Illinois State Police directive suspending lab testing of narcotics , the prosecutor’s office was left with “no good faith basis to proceed with these cases.” – Rachel Hinton and Sam Charles
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/3/20/21188133/prosecution-narcotics-cannabis-cases-halted-cook-county-covid-19-coronavirus-foxx
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Pot pushers use coronavirus to push pot.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/3/20/21188860/cannabis-marijuana-pot-tax-revenue-downstate-drug-stores-pharmacies-coronavirus-mendoza
— Primary vote counting in city stalled by coronavirus, but election officials expect it ‘should be just fine’ The board is closing up shop starting Friday and suspending the non-essential operations as the office tries to navigate coronavirus guidelines, board spokesman Jim Allen said. – Rachel Hinton (DIERSEN: What is the status of mail-in ballot vote counting in DuPage County?) 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/3/20/21188709/primary-vote-counting-city-stalled-coronavirus-election-officials-primary-certification

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Pritzker: Illinoisans must shelter in place The governor has been hinting for days that some rule directing everyone statewide to stay at home except for essential visits to doctors, grocery stores and the like would be implemented. – GREG HINZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/pritzker-illinoisans-must-shelter-placee
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Pot pushers use coronavirus to push pot.
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/marijuanacannabis/coronavirus-boosts-weed-demand
— Southwest cancels Midway flights
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/airlines-airports/southwest-cancels-midway-flights

HERALD & REVIEW
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Trump’s call with governors shows confusion in US virus fight.”
https://herald-review.com/news/national/govt-and-politics/trump-s-call-with-governors-shows-confusion-in-us-virus/article_810fe7b3-0a7b-5ac3-8c65-d7fab6023ab4.html

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Virus fears may have cut local turnout in half – Bernard Schoenburg (DIERSEN: What are the demographics of those who did not vote because of virus fears?)
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20200318/virus-fears-may-have-cut-local-turnout-in-half

SUBURBAN LIFE
— ‘We are all in this together’ Local leaders support Pritzker’s shelter-in-place order – BOB RAKOW
https://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2020/03/20/we-are-all-in-this-together-local-leaders-support-pritzkers-shelter-in-place-order/aye36zr/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Some communities are already following many of the parameters set forth in the executive order. “We have reviewed the governor’s stay-at-home, social distancing and essential businesses and operations executive order effective from March 21 through April 7 and have determined that the way we are currently operating is within the parameters of the executive order,” Wheaton officials said in a statement. “We will continue to keep city facilities with limited access from the public to ensure we can provide essential city services while protecting the health of our employees and residents.”)

BLOCK CLUB CHICAGO
— Coronavirus In Chicago: Schools Being Shut For Longer Shows COVID-19 Crisis Will Take Months To Handle The city and state have taken drastic action to stop coronavirus — but it could still be weeks or even months before cases slow down. – Kelly Bauer
https://blockclubchicago.org/2020/03/20/coronavirus-in-chicago-schools-being-shut-for-longer-shows-covid-19-crisis-will-take-months-to-handle/

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Adult use cannabis dispensaries considered essential business – KIRK ALLEN
https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2020/03/governors-shelter-in-place-executive-order-adult-use-cannabis-dispensaries-considered-essential-business/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— WHAT IS CONSIDERED “ESSENTIAL” DURING PRITZKER’S “SHELTER-IN-PLACE” ORDER?
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/03/what-is-considered-essential-during-pritzkers-shelter-in-place-order.html

CAPITOL FAX
— IDPH predicts Illinois will have 3,400 COVID-19 cases a week from now
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/20/idph-predicts-illinois-will-have-3400-covid-19-cases-a-week-from-now/
— Medical-related shortages are deeply worrying providers
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/20/medical-related-shortages-are-deeply-worrying-providers/
— California, New York governors issue stay at home orders
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/20/california-new-york-governors-issue-stay-at-home-orders/
— Pritzker: Stay at home starting tomorrow at 5; Orders municipalities to halt evictions; Postpones school reopening to April 8; Chicago closes parks & libraries; Governor addresses rumors
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/20/pritzker-stay-at-home-starting-tomorrow-at-5/
— Hold on tight because the economy is in for a very rough ride
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/20/hold-on-tight-because-the-economy-is-in-for-a-very-rough-ride/
— Executive Order now online
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/20/executive-order-now-online/
— I’ll cover the governor’s press conferences over the weekend, but I’m going to try and limit other coverage because… whew. Nobody told me there’d be days like these… (DIERSEN: You can count on getting a GOPUSA ILLINOIS email each and every morning and each and every evening NO MATTER WHAT.)
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/20/reader-comments-closed-for-the-weekend-487/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Mike Rowe warns of media’s bad coronavirus medicine: ‘Frenzied’ facts, ‘drama’ without context – Douglas Ernst
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/20/mike-rowe-warns-of-medias-bad-coronavirus-medicine/
— Trump rips coronavirus ‘sensationalism’ by media: ‘The American people are looking for answers’ – Douglas Ernst 
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/20/trump-rips-coronavirus-sensationalism-by-media-the/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Hire American: Halt to immigrant hiring sought during virus crisis – Paul Bedard
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/washington-secrets/hire-american-halt-to-immigrant-hiring-sought-during-virus-crisis
— Stop taking Trump’s bait – Tiana Lowe
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/stop-taking-trumps-bait
— Of course coronavirus response is becoming less polarized – Tiana Lowe 
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/of-course-coronavirus-response-is-becoming-less-polarized
— Fox News host Laura Ingraham calls for ‘all immigration’ into US to stop during coronavirus crisis – Andrew Mark Miller
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/fox-news-host-laura-ingraham-calls-for-all-immigration-into-us-to-stop-during-coronavirus-crisis

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— Be Smart: How the Mainstream Media Sweep Their Mistakes Under the Rug
https://freebeacon.com/media/be-smart-how-the-mainstream-media-sweep-their-mistakes-under-the-rug/

GOPUSA
— Is This The Dumbest Generation Yet?
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86366
— Are Americans All-In For A Long Coronavirus War?
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86401

BREITBART
— A Mere 8 Days Ago Joe Biden Was Still Attacking Trump’s Travel Bans – JOHN NOLTE
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/20/nolte-mere-8-days-ago-joe-biden-still-attacking-trumps-travel-bans/
— US faces herculean task bringing back citizens in pandemic _AFP
https://www.breitbart.com/news/us-faces-herculean-task-bringing-back-citizens-in-pandemic/

CONSERVATIVE HQ
— Corrupt MSM Defends Red China, Attacks Trump
http://www.conservativehq.com/node/32170

DAILY CALLER
— The Trillion-Dollar Bailout May Change Our Politics Forever – NEIL PATELNEIL PATEL
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/20/patel-trillion-dollar-bailout-may-change-politics-forever/
— Trudeau Says Canada Will Start Sending Back Illegal Border Crossers – DAVID KRAYDEN
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/20/trudeau-canada-sending-illegal-border-crossers/
— ‘You’re A Terrible Reporter’: Trump Flips Out At NBC Reporter’s Questions – ANDERS HAGSTROM
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/20/trump-nbc-peter-alexander-questions-coronavirus/

FEDERALIST
— While Stephen Colbert Argues ‘Chinese Virus’ Is Racist, Let’s Revisit His Jokes About Asians – Emily Jashinsky
https://thefederalist.com/2020/03/20/while-stephen-colbert-argues-chinese-virus-is-racist-lets-revisit-his-jokes-about-asians/

NATIONAL REVIEW
— Coronavirus Is More Fodder for Chinese Propaganda – JONAH GOLDBERG
https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/03/coronavirus-outbreak-china-propaganda/#slide-1

THE HILL
— Illinois governor announces shelter in place order – J. EDWARD MORENO 
https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/488669-illinois-to-issue-shelter-in-place-order-report
— Pence staffer tests positive for coronavirus – BRETT SAMUELS
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/488744-pence-staffer-tests-positive-for-coronavirus

POLITICO
— Trump drops his coronavirus media detente Until Thursday, the president had remained mostly cordial with the press. – CAITLIN OPRYSKO
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/19/trump-media-coronavirus-137692

CNN
— Cuomo mandates all non-essential New York workers to stay home – Veronica Stracqualursi
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/20/politics/new-york-workforce-stay-home/index.html
— US tax filing deadline moved to July 15 – Kevin Liptak
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/20/politics/steven-mnuchin-tax-day-july-15/index.html
— Trump administration limits non-essential travel between US and Mexico – Priscilla Alvarez, Betsy Klein and Jennifer Hansler
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/20/politics/us-mexico-border/index.html
— Millions of Americans are suddenly working from home. That’s a huge security risk – Brian Fung and Alex Marquardt
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/20/tech/telework-security/index.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— This Is the Stimulus We Need Right Now. It’s Not $1,000 for Every American. The administration and Congress must act — but wisely. The place to start is the overwhelmed health care system. – Reed Hundt
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/opinion/coronavirus-stimulus.html
— One After Another, States Are Ordering Residents to Mostly Stay Indoors
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/world/coronavirus-news-usa-world.html

WASHINGTON POST
— Illinois, California, Florida and New York increase restrictions because of coronavirus
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/03/20/coronavirus-latest-news/
— New York workers told to stay home to slow coronavirus; U.S.-Mexico border closing to most travel – Siobhán O’Grady, Rick Noack, Marisa Iati, Alex Horton, Miriam Berger and Katie Mettler
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/03/20/coronavirus-latest-news/
— U.S. markets wrap up worst week since the 2008 financial crisis The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq exchange early gains for steep losses as investors try to fathom where the coronavirus will eventually leave the U.S. economy – Thomas Heath and Taylor Telford 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/03/20/stocks-markets-today-coronavirus/

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— Trump halts most traffic on U.S. border with Mexico – ELI STOKOLS, KATE LINTHICUM, MOLLY HENNESSY-FISKE
https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-03-20/trump-coronavirus-mexico-border

BLOOMBERG
— Virus Payments May Take Months, Not Weeks, to Hit Bank Accounts – Laura Davison
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-20/virus-payments-may-take-months-not-weeks-to-hit-bank-accounts

FORBES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Trump Attempts To Rewrite The Failings Of U.S. Virus Response.”
https://www.forbes.com/sites/stephaniesarkis/2020/03/20/trump-attempts-to-rewrite-the-failings-of-us-virus-response/?ss=leadership-strategy#272f364a6944

NEWSWEEK
— IF 55% OF AMERICANS ARE OKAY WITH HOW TRUMP IS HANDLING CORONAVIRUS WHY ARE SO MANY PEOPLE ONLINE IN A RAGE? – KELLY WYNNE 
https://www.newsweek.com/if-55-americans-are-okay-how-trump-handling-coronavirus-why-are-so-many-people-online-rage-1493428
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “BOTH JOE BIDEN AND BERNIE SANDERS WOULD BEAT DONALD TRUMP IN A GENERAL ELECTION.”
https://www.newsweek.com/both-joe-biden-bernie-sanders-would-beat-donald-trump-general-election-new-poll-shows-1493436

WASHINGTONIAN
— Democrats Have Imploded on Holding Trump Accountable – BENJAMIN WOFFORD (DIERSEN: Who holds you accountable and for what? My critics/opponents hold me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails accountable for their problems, for your problems, for my problems, and for everyone’s problems.) 
https://www.washingtonian.com/2020/03/20/democrats-have-imploded-on-holding-trump-accountable/

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW
— How Common Is Unethical Behavior in U.S. Organizations? – Zorana Ivcevic, Jochen I. Menges, and Anna Miller (DIERSEN: Some of my Democrat superiors and supervisors in the federal government were unhappy that they were unethically forced by Democrat politicians to get rid of their employees who were Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who had not made GS-13 (currently $101,176) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $119,559) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $140,634) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $170,800) by age 40.) 
https://hbr.org/2020/03/how-common-is-unethical-behavior-in-u-s-organizations

EDITOR & PUBLISHER
— NBC News Employee Dies After Testing Positive for Coronavirus – Erik Ortiz
https://www.editorandpublisher.com/news/nbc-news-employee-dies-after-testing-positive-for-coronavirus/
— News Organizations Drop Paywall for Coronavirus Information – David Bauder 
https://www.editorandpublisher.com/news/news-organizations-drop-paywall-for-coronavirus-information/

RASMUSSEN REPORTS
— Many Still Going to the Office Despite Coronavirus Threat
https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/lifestyle/coronavirus/many_still_going_to_the_office_despite_coronavirus_threat

SPLC
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: SPLC promotes hatred against Trump.
https://www.splcenter.org/news/2020/03/20/splc-responds-trumps-racist-and-xenophobic-attacks-asians

LA PROGRESSIVE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “How Trump Follows in Hitler’s Footsteps.”
https://www.laprogressive.com/trump-follows-hitler/

March 20 Morning Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Chicago Public Schools will remain closed through April 20, Lightfoot says in speech praising city’s resilience – GREGORY PRATT and JOHN BYRNE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-lori-lightfoot-coronavirus-city-hall-speech-20200319-vh2o5oih5nchlkkeloujvmd4ja-story.html
— Illinois hospitals plead for more masks, asking construction companies and others for help – Lisa Schencker
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-hospitals-illinois-masks-construction-20200319-zx5g4fnqr5ci5ide5o7dccsdim-story.html
— California governor orders all 40 million state residents to stay at home – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-california-statewide-lockdown-order-20200320-htg36skyczaxhiqwtrahm5nfjq-story.html
— Drive-up coronavirus tests coming to big-box stores, including Northlake Walmart – ANGIE LEVENTIS LOURGOS, HAL DARDICK and DAN PETRELLA
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-testing-northlake-walmart-national-guard-20200319-ztdacpmx4bg53d7pjsj4vw7cs4-story.html
— Archdiocese of Chicago: Easter Sunday, Holy Week, including Chrism Mass, will not be celebrated publicly because of coronavirus – Javonte Anderson
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-archdiocese-holy-week-20200319-dtgdc3no2jel7m65ctm3pe6g3a-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Planned Parenthood to temporarily close all but 6 Illinois locations during coronavirus outbreak Two centers will remain open in Chicago, while the other four are in Aurora, Springfield, Flossmoor and Peoria. – Sam Kelly
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/3/19/21187792/planned-parenthood-close-illinois-locations-chicago-aurora-springfield-flossmoor-peoria
— Lightfoot creates $100M loan fund for small businesses to bounce back from the coronavirus The mayor’s televised address was as much a pep talk to frightened and shell-shocked Chicagoans as it was about specifics of the city’s response to the pandemic. – Fran Spielman
https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2020/3/19/21187556/lightfoot-creates-100m-loan-fund-for-small-businesses-to-bounce-back-from-the-coronavirus
— CPS hands out over 500K meals in 3 days of coronavirus closures: ‘This is something great Chicago’s doing for us’ CPS workers are giving away sacks of food outside every school in the city — a new normal for the next several weeks. – Nader Issa
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/19/21187087/chicago-public-schools-coronavirus-free-meals

DAILY HERALD
— COVID-19 could be deadly for American small business – Armstrong Williams
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20200320/covid-19-could-be-deadly-for-american-small-business#new_tab

ABC7
— Grand Princess cruise passengers in quarantine refuse COVID-19 tests – Dan Noyes
https://abc7chicago.com/health/grand-princess-passengers-in-quarantine-refuse-covid-19-tests/6031214/?cmp=emc-wls-news-headlines-3/20/2020

WGN TV
— What to do if you lose your job during the COVID-19 pandemic
https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/what-to-do-if-you-lose-your-job-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/
— Sick Chicago man describes difficulties getting COVID-19 test – Dana Rebik
https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/sick-chicago-man-describes-difficulties-getting-covid-19-test/

WTTW
— COVID-19 Pandemic a Massive Challenge to American Economy – Paul Caine (DIERSEN: Who is naive? ANSWER: Those who hint/imply/argue/shout that Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs are NOT using coronavirus to get rid of Republicans.)
https://news.wttw.com/2020/03/19/covid-19-pandemic-massive-challenge-american-economy
— Republican Jeanne Ives on Facing Sean Casten, Coronavirus Pandemic – Nick Blumberg
https://news.wttw.com/2020/03/19/republican-jeanne-ives-facing-sean-casten-coronavirus-pandemic

WBEZ
— Chicago Cops Don’t Know How To Enforce Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s New COVID-19 Order – Chip Mitchell
https://www.wbez.org/shows/wbez-news/lightfoot-plan-to-enforce-citys-covid19-sheltering-order-baffles-cops/b15ba3a0-4c19-4128-8a96-ae95c8f8b946

CHICAGO CURBED
— Chicago’s Loop sees 63 percent drop in foot traffic due to coronavirus concerns A new report quantifies the dramatic drop-off in activity – Jay Koziarz 
https://chicago.curbed.com/2020/3/19/21187055/coronavirus-chicago-loop-pedestrian-foot-traffic#new_tab

WIREPOINTS
— Wondering What Chicago’s Current Cash Situation Is? Good Luck Finding Anything. – Mark Glennon
https://wirepoints.org/wondering-what-chicagos-current-cash-situation-is-good-luck-finding-anything-wirepoints/

CENTER SQUARE
— Illinois State Police get 19,000 background checks for gun purchases in five days – Greg Bishop
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/illinois-state-police-get-background-checks-for-gun-purchases-in/article_2866192a-6a14-11ea-a8f9-c3ae507441da.html#new_tab
— Deadline for Illinois lawmakers to approve ‘fair maps’ proposal approaches as session days canceled – Greg Bishop 
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/deadline-for-illinois-lawmakers-to-approve-fair-maps-proposal-approaches/article_13e137fe-6a1a-11ea-a135-27f14f80e6c6.html

CENTER FOR ILLINOIS POLITICS
— Voter Turnout Drops Significantly in 2020 Illinois Primary – Brendan Rigney and Wagner Acerbi Horta (DIERSEN: What did your Republican Precinct Committeeman/Captain do to maximize the Republican turnout? I hand-delivered a sample ballot, mail-in ballot request form, and campaign literature for the candidates to all the homes that had at least one Republican or Independent voter.)
https://www.centerforilpolitics.org/articles/voter-turnout-drops-significantly-in-2020-illinois-primary

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— The Rise of Homosexual Family Madness – Laurie Higgins (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will your municipality, your township, your county, Illinois, and America officially a) prohibit those who do not promote LGBTQ activity from seeking or holding government and political offices and b) banish those who do not promote LGBTQ activity?)
https://illinoisfamily.org/marriage/the-rise-of-homosexual-family-madness/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Trump accuses liberal media of ‘siding with China’ on coronavirus pandemic – Dave Boyer (DIERSEN: I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who side with China against America.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/19/trump-accuses-liberal-media-siding-china-coronavir/
— Trump, Republicans insist coronavirus rescue plan is no ‘bailout’ – Dave Boyer
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/19/donald-trump-republicans-insist-coronavirus-rescue/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— How Congress can and cannot cushion the economic blow of the coronavirus – Editorial (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus to get rid of Republicans once and for all, and especially 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.)
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/editorials/how-congress-can-and-cannot-cushion-the-economic-blow-of-the-coronavirus

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— Coronavirus Tests America’s Social Capacity Is American society ready for the coronavirus pandemic? – Matthew Continetti (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus to get rid of Republicans once and for all, and especially 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.)
https://freebeacon.com/columns/coronavirus-tests-americas-social-capacity/
— Chinese Propagandists Used ‘Wuhan Virus’ Before Condemning It as Racist Media and health organizations bow to pressure from Beijing – Yuichiro Kakutani
https://freebeacon.com/media/chinese-propagandists-used-wuhan-virus-before-condemning-it-as-racist/
— Meet Democratic ‘Moderate’ Joe Biden – David Rutz (DIERSEN: To get elected, Biden will promise to use the federal government to get rid of Republicans once and for all, and especially 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.)
https://freebeacon.com/media/meet-democratic-moderate-joe-biden/

FOX NEWS
— Dan Lipinski’s loss seen as turning point for pro-life Dems, blow to big tent politics – Sam Dorman (DIERSEN: I should write a book about Democrats, Libertarians, and Greens a) who falsely claim to be religious, conservative, and/or Republican and b) who use the Republican Party’s big tent policies to destroy the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, etc. I would focus on those who have taken adverse actions against me.)
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/dan-lipinskis-loss-pro-life-dems

BREITBART
— Blue State Blues: ‘Make America Great Again’ Is Now Everyone’s Mission – JOEL B. POLLAK (DIERSEN: Who is naive? ANSWER: Those who hint/imply/argue/shout that Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs are NOT using coronavirus to get rid of Republicans.) 
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/20/blue-state-blues-make-america-great-again-is-now-everyones-mission/
— Former NBA Player Jeremy Lin Accuses Trump of ‘Empowering’ Racists by Using ‘Chinese Virus’ Term – WARNER TODD HUSTON
https://www.breitbart.com/sports/2020/03/19/former-nba-player-jeremy-lin-accuses-trump-empowering-racists-by-using-chinese-virus-term/

DAILY CALLER
— Media Rhetoric On ‘Wuhan Virus’ Echoes Chinese Propaganda – PETER HASSON
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/19/china-propaganda-wuhan-coronavirus-covid-19-chinese-virus/

DAILY WIRE
— Nikki Haley Resigns From Boeing Board: ‘Cannot Support’ Asking Gov For A Bailout – Frank Camp
https://www.dailywire.com/news/nikki-haley-resigns-from-boeing-board-cannot-support-asking-gov-for-a-bailout

TOWNHALL
— Media’s Coronavirus Hysteria Is Not Helping America – Douglas MacKinnon
https://townhall.com/columnists/douglasmackinnon/2020/03/19/media-coronavirus-hysteria-is-not-helping-america-n2565281

PJ MEDIA
— Biden Beat Sanders By Becoming Sanders (DIERSEN: To get elected, Biden will promise to use the federal government to get rid of Republicans once and for all, and especially 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.)
https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/biden-beat-sanders-by-becoming-sanders/
— Lefty Reporters Squirm as Journalist Asks Trump Why Media Echo Chinese Communist Propaganda – TYLER O’NEIL
https://pjmedia.com/trending/watch-lefty-reporters-squirm-as-journalist-asks-trump-why-media-echo-chinese-communist-propaganda/

COMMUNITIES DIGITAL NEWS
— Is COVID-19 a crisis worth destroying the American and global economies – Joseph Ragonese (DIERSEN: I should write a book about my naive critics/opponents, their naive operatives, and their naive dupes who refuse to believe a) that Democrats are moral relativists who believe that their end justifies their means and b) that Democrats will do “whatever it takes” to defeat Trump.)
https://www.commdiginews.com/politics-2/is-covid-19-a-crisis-worth-destroying-the-american-and-global-economies-128297/

BIZ PAC REVIEW
— President Trump ruffles leftist feathers, vows to fight and WIN against coronavirus as a ‘wartime president’ – Vivek Saxena
https://www.bizpacreview.com/2020/03/19/president-trump-ruffles-leftist-feathers-vows-to-fight-and-win-against-coronavirus-as-a-wartime-president-898866

REAL CLEAR POLITICS
— Politicizing the Pandemic: Will Dems’ Dark-Money Ads Work? – Susan Crabtree (DIERSEN: I should write a book about my naive critics/opponents, their naive operatives, and their naive dupes who refuse to believe a) that Democrats are moral relativists who believe that their end justifies their means and b) that Democrats will do “whatever it takes” to defeat Trump.)
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2020/03/20/politicizing_the_pandemic_will_dems_dark-money_ads_work_142723.html

NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY RESEARCH
— STARBUCKS REJECTS PROTECTING CONSERVATIVE EMPLOYEES – David Almasi (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, political consultants, organizations, companies, governments, and countries discriminate against conservatives. I should write a book about how the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, etc. discriminate against conservatives.) 
https://nationalcenter.org/ncppr/2020/03/19/starbucks-rejects-protecting-conservative-employees/

THE HILL
— Coronavirus anxiety spreads across Capitol Hill – JORDAIN CARNEY
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/488560-coronavirus-anxiety-spreads-across-capitol-hill

POLITICO
— TRUMP-HATERS ARE OVERJOYED: Trump wanted to bury Biden after the primary. Now he can’t.
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/19/trump-biden-coronavirus-136197

REUTERS
— TRUMP-HATERS ARE OVERJOYED: U.S. recession chances now at 80% despite Fed emergency moves – Shrutee Sarkar
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-economy-poll/u-s-recession-chances-now-at-80-despite-fed-emergency-moves-reuters-poll-idUSKBN2162ZF

CNN
— California governor orders all 40 million residents to stay at home to limit outbreak
https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-outbreak-03-19-20-intl-hnk/h_cd71177d8bbc108c6091cc1f38b0c6ac

CNBC
— US has more than 13,000 cases, California governor estimates 25.5 million residents will get virus – Christina Farr, Dawn Kopecki, Dan Mangan
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/19/coronavirus-live-updates.html

NBC NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Washington’s trillion-dollar coronavirus fix may be way too little, too late.”
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/washington-s-trillion-dollar-coronavirus-fix-may-be-way-too-n1164161

CBS NEWS
— Coronavirus updates: Trump pushes FDA to fast-track virus treatments
https://www.cbsnews.com/live-updates/coronavirus-disease-covid-19-latest-news-2020-03-19/
— Remote voting gains traction in Senate after House coronavirus diagnoses – MELISSA QUINN, ALAN HE
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/remote-voting-gains-traction-in-senate-after-house-coronavirus-diagnoses/

REUTERS
— China’s news war risks collateral economic harm – Pete Sweeney
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-media-breakingviews/breakingviews-chinas-news-war-risks-collateral-economic-harm-idUSKBN2151VO

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters paint Trump as being Hitler. How soon, if not already, will the Trump-haters in your municipality, in your township, in your county, in Illinois, and in America officially succeed in banning the following from seeking or holding any kind of government or political office: those who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?) 
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/books/review/hitlers-first-hundred-days-peter-fritzsche.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Conservative-haters say “Under the Virus’s Cloak, Trump Pursues Long-Sought Conservative Policies.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/us/politics/trump-virus-conservative-policies.html

WASHINGTON POST
— California governor issues statewide stay-at-home order; Confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. doubled in two days – Rick Noack, Alex Horton, Marisa Iati, Meryl Kornfield, Miriam Berger, Siobhán O’Grady, Michael Brice-Saddler and Hannah Knowles
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/03/19/coronavirus-latest-news/
— Corporations will try to grab the bailout cash. We can’t let them have it all. The unbalanced response to the 2008 financial crisis fueled populism’s rise. – Megan Greene 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/03/20/coronavirus-bailout-corporations/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Rethinking the Coronavirus Shutdown No society can safeguard public health for long at the cost of its economic health.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/rethinking-the-coronavirus-shutdown-11584659154
— Coronavirus Testing Chaos Across America As screening sites open and close, supplies run short and criteria for participation change, many can’t determine if they have the virus – Dan Frosch, Ian Lovett, Deanna Paul
https://www.wsj.com/articles/coronavirus-testing-chaos-across-america-11584618703
— Senators Try to Bridge Partisan Divide—From a Safe Distance Amid scramble to negotiate coronavirus legislation, lawmakers float idea of remote voting; party leaders reject it – Lindsay Wise and Natalie Andrews
https://www.wsj.com/articles/senators-try-to-bridge-partisan-dividefrom-a-safe-distance-11584612004

DALLAS NEWS
— TRUMP-HATERS CROW: Coronavirus forces GOP in Texas and beyond to embrace bailouts, economic stimulus, rising deficits Republicans in the Lone Star State once would’ve balked at trillions of dollars in spending without a plan to pay for it. But an unprecedented crisis has changed everything. – Tom Benning
https://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2020/03/20/coronavirus-forces-gop-in-texas-and-beyond-to-embrace-bailouts-economic-stimulus-rising-deficits/

SEATTLE TIMES
— Avoid lasting coronavirus economic harm – Editorial
https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/editorials/avoid-lasting-coronavirus-economic-harm/

PENN LIVE
— Young people ‘naive and selfish’ if they think they aren’t at risk for coronavirus – Sue Gleiter
https://www.pennlive.com/coronavirus/2020/03/young-people-naive-and-selfish-if-think-they-arent-at-risk-for-coronavirus-hershey-doctor.html

WGME
— Government report anticipates 18-month pandemic, ‘significant shortages’ – Leandra Bernstein
https://wgme.com/news/nation-world/government-report-anticipates-18-month-pandemic-significant-shortages

WEEK
— What libertarians would do in response to coronavirus – Bonnie Kristian (DIERSEN: I should write a book about Libertarians a) who falsely claim to be religious, conservative, and/or Republican and b) who use the Republican Party’s big tent policies to destroy the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, etc. I would focus on those who have taken adverse actions against me.)
https://theweek.com/articles/901738/what-libertarians-response-coronavirus

JD SURPA
— Marijuana Dispensaries – Are They Essential Services? (DIERSEN: Pot pushers use coronavirus to push pot.)
https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/marijuana-dispensaries-are-they-90619/
— EEOC Releases Guidance Regarding Employees, Applicants and COVID-19 (DIERSEN: How soon will EEOC impose quotas for hiring, retaining, and promoting those who have COVID-19?)
https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/eeoc-releases-guidance-regarding-13926/

EDITOR & PUBLISHER
— Making Sure You’re Deemed “Essential” By Your Local/ State Government during the COVID-19 Pandemic (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, a) only they are “essential” and b) all political and government news and commentary is fake except for the political and government news and commentary that they put out or bless. My critics/opponents want the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Wheaton, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, etc. to a) stop me from sending out GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails and b) stop everyone from reading those emails.)
https://www.editorandpublisher.com/podcast

RAW STORY
— The coronavirus could devastate the American political landscape (DIERSEN: What do you say to age discriminators? Ever-increasingly, age discriminators use coronavirus to hint/imply/argue/shout that older people should be barred from seeking/holding government offices.) 
https://www.rawstory.com/2020/03/the-coronavirus-could-devastate-the-american-political-landscape/

March 19 Morning Edition

ABC7
— Trump signs coronavirus aid package, invokes Defense Production Act to fight COVID-19 – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/6024211/

WGN TV
— Nurse claims inadequate staffing and care at Willowbrook nursing home with 46 cases of COVID-19 – Nancy Loo
https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/nurse-claims-inadequate-staffing-and-care-at-willowbrook-nursing-home-with-46-cases-of-covid-19/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— President Donald Trump signs coronavirus relief package into law, invokes emergency powers – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-trump-coronavirus-relief-package-20200319-isj7lthb2nfyzav7bvsgwbqyuu-story.html
— Treasury says it wants to start sending coronavirus stimulus checks to Americans by early April – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-coronavirus-congress-economic-response-bill-20200318-35z4ir3marbdxnig64v3qam4eu-story.html
— Gov. Pritzker serves his politics and risks coronavirus spread on Election Day – John Kass
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/john-kass/ct-jb-pritzker-coronavirus-election-kass-20200318-jninzo3ecben7b2q7lwbxo6f2e-story.html
— Former COVID-19 epicenter of Wuhan reports no new cases as virus infects more than 217,000 worldwide – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-infections-europe-20200318-5zs7fqtq6rgm3a7xtg2mmvyptq-story.html
— Amid coronavirus fears, Illinois Democrats side with a known commodity in Joe Biden rather than Bernie Sanders and his call for political revolution – RICK PEARSON (DIERSEN: Expect that ever-increasingly, to defeat Trump, Biden will promise to use the federal government to get rid of the following once and for all: individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that 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://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-democratic-primary-voters-20200318-ko4dlhpgmvggbkrauix2isz4dq-story.html
— ‘Very real possibility’ that Illinois school shutdown will be extended as coronavirus cases nearly double overnight – Hannah Leone
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-illinois-schools-closed-how-long-20200318-jrpng7mx55aibanox7zypguow4-story.html
— Springfield postelection: Don’t let coronavirus sidetrack remap and ethics reforms – Editorial
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-illinois-post-primary-springfield-coronavirus-20200318-szkt3t6svfdmvbrccyamf7xfxu-story.html#new_tab
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: What do you say to those who say “US must face coronavirus recession in ‘Lockdown Paradox’: To save economy, shut it down fast?”
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-coronavirus-shutdown-recession-20200318-yyevihtbvnf5lhthliyovu3fmq-story.html
— Need a coronavirus test? Being rich and famous may help – MEGAN TWOHEY, STEVE EDER AND MARC STEIN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/sns-nyt-coronavirus-test-rich-famous-may-help-20200319-njorhz7e7bdjped4ban4kttjzm-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Illinois expects to get ‘thousands and thousands’ of coronavirus tests in next few days, Pritzker says During a news conference Wednesday in Murphysboro, the governor said obtaining testing kits has been “the biggest challenge” officials have faced while trying to beat back the spread of the virus. – Tom Schuba 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/18/21186077/illinois-coronavirus-tests-pritzker

WLS AM
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Dispensaries Deemed ‘Essential’ in Coronavirus Shutdowns
https://www.wlsam.com/2020/03/19/dispensaries-deemed-essential-in-coronavirus-shutdowns/

WTTW
— Who, What and How? The Challenge—and Confusion—of Coronavirus Testing – Amanda Vinicky 
https://news.wttw.com/2020/03/18/who-what-and-how-challenge-and-confusion-coronavirus-testing

ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR
— Gun dealers report increased store traffic, ‘panic buying’ – Ben Orner 
https://www.rrstar.com/news/20200318/gun-dealers-report-increased-store-traffic-panic-buying

DEKALB DAILY CHRONICLE
— Congressman puts blame on Chinese government for COVID-19 pandemic Kinzinger says China hid the virus; opponent says the blame is a tactic – Derek Barichello
https://www.daily-chronicle.com/2020/03/18/congressman-puts-blame-on-chinese-government-for-covid-19-pandemic/aqx1pto/

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Virus fears may have cut local turnout in half – Bernard Schoenburg (DIERSEN: What did your Republican Precinct Committeeman/Captain do to maximize the Republican turnout? I hand-delivered a sample ballot, mail-in ballot request form, and campaign literature for the candidates to all the homes that had at least one Republican or Independent voter.)
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20200318/virus-fears-may-have-cut-local-turnout-in-half

HERALD REVIEW
— More demand, fewer volunteers at Central Illinois food banks as coronavirus concerns continue – Donnette Beckett
https://herald-review.com/news/local/more-demand-fewer-volunteers-at-food-banks/article_c2d8f1d6-3a95-5043-88da-98ca77a488b9.html#new_tab

MDJ ONLINE
— Illinois’ COVID-19 shutdown to hit taxpayers as local governments anticipate negative impacts – Greg Bishop (DIERSEN: How big a negative impact do the leaders of your municipality, township, and county anticipate?) 
https://www.mdjonline.com/neighbor_newspapers/extra/news/illinois-covid–shutdown-to-hit-taxpayers-as-local-governments/video_0a2de0d8-7e75-5fc1-b435-892acb3e324f.html

CENTER SQUARE
— Illinois municipal leaders seek emergency powers for gas, gun sales bans and curfews amid pandemic – Greg Bishop
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/illinois-municipal-leaders-seek-emergency-powers-for-gas-gun-sales/article_98d91ef8-694e-11ea-be04-4fc29a7c91c8.html

ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE
— ILLINOIS MUST ACT NOW TO GUARD AGAINST COVID-19 FINANCIAL FALLOUT – Adam Schuster
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/reports/special-report-illinois-must-act-now-to-guard-against-covid-19-financial-fallout/#new_tab

GOPUSA
— Democrats And Coronavirus: Alinsky On Steroids
(DIERSEN: I should write a book about my naive critics/opponents, their naive operatives, and their naive dupes who refuse to believe a) that Democrats are moral relativists who believe that their end justifies their means and b) that Democrats will do “whatever it takes” to defeat Trump.)


https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86338
— Celebrities Get Virus Tests, Raising Concerns Of Inequality
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86324

WASHINGTON TIMES
— ‘Wartime’ footing: Trump mobilizes U.S. manufacturing against pandemic Coronavirus reached all 50 states, infects 2 members of Congress – Tom Howell Jr.
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/18/trump-invoke-defense-production-act-ramp-supplies/
— Tale of two campaigns: Chaos catapults Biden toward Trump showdown – Stephen Dinan and Alex Swoyer
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/18/coronavirus-boosts-joe-biden-sets-likely-donald-tr/
— ‘Carnage’: Millions face financial ruin as coronavirus infects U.S. economy – James Varney (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, any and all government assistance should be targeted at those who are negatively impacted by the pandemic the most.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/18/coronavirus-infects-us-economy-millions-face-finan/
— China knew for years bats caused disease, left wild animal markets open – Rowan Scarborough (DIERSEN: This sounds like libertarianism to me.) 
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/18/china-knew-years-bats-caused-disease-yet-left-wild/
— David Axelrod: Coronavirus outbreak may help Trump’s reelection: U.S. ‘likes to rally’ behind leader – Jessica Chasmar
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/18/david-axelrod-coronavirus-outbreak-may-help-trumps/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— No bailout, no stimulus — give us reparations for government-mandated shutdowns – Timothy P. Carney 
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/no-bailout-no-stimulus-give-us-reparations-for-government-mandated-shutdowns
— Media think there’s never a bad time to call Trump and his supporters ‘racist’
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/media-think-theres-never-a-bad-time-to-call-trump-and-his-supporters-racist-even-during-coronavirus
— Coronavirus will fade, but the threat of socialism will remain – Ying Ma
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/coronavirus-will-fade-but-the-threat-of-socialism-will-remain

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— Rich Socialist Restaurateur Lays Off Hundreds Amid Coronavirus Outbreak – Alana Goodman
https://freebeacon.com/latest-news/rich-socialist-restaurateur-lays-off-hundreds-amid-coronavirus-outbreak/

AMERICAN THINKER
— Coronavirus Lessons: Nobody Trusts the Press – J.B. Shurk (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who focus on discouraging everyone from reading GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton’s West District, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on those who paint themselves as being religious, conservative, and/or Republican.) 
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/03/coronavirus_lessons_nobody_trusts_the_press.html
— Remember When Travel Bans Were Racist and Xenophobic? – Brian C. Joondeph
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/03/remember_when_travel_bans_were_racist_and_xenophobic.html
— The Wuhan Virus – What if Hillary had won in 2016? – Patricia McCarthy
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/03/the_wuhan_virus__what_if_hillary_had_won_in_2016.html

BREITBART
— ICE Reduces Arrests of Illegal Aliens amid Wuhan Fears – NEIL MUNRO
https://www.breitbart.com/immigration/2020/03/18/ice-reduces-arrests-of-illegal-aliens-amid-wuhan-fears/

CONSERVATIVE HQ
— Trump Wants To Speed Up Wuhan Virus Drug Tests: Bureaucrats Object – George Rasley
http://www.conservativehq.com/node/32161

DAILY CALLER
— Tucker Carlson: Using Coronavirus As Excuse To Stop Arresting People ‘A Recipe For Chaos’ – DAVID KRAYDEN
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/18/tucker-carlson-coronavirus-stop-arresting-people-recipe-chaos/

FREEDOM’S JOURNAL
— BIDEN’S MEMORY ISN’T THE ONLY PROBLEM; IT’S HIS LIES – Larry Elder
https://freedomsjournalinstitute.org/latest-news/opinion/bidens-memory-isnt-the-only-problem-its-his-lies/

PJ MEDIA
— SPLC ‘Hate’ Report Takes Aim at Donald Trump Ahead of 2020 Election – TYLER O’NEIL (DIERSEN: SPLC is a hate group that promotes hatred against individuals, against organizations, against companies, against governments, and against countries that 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://pjmedia.com/election/splc-hate-report-takes-aim-at-donald-trump-ahead-of-2020-election/

TOWNHALL
— Liberal Media Parrots China’s State-Run Communist Propaganda – Larry O’Connor
https://townhall.com/columnists/larryoconnor/2020/03/18/liberal-media-parrots-chinas-staterun-communist-propaganda-n2565197
— The Media Is Even More Garbage Than Usual – Kurt Schlichter (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Google steers everyone a) toward websites that promote the Democrat, Libertarian, and Green party platforms and b) away from websites that promote the Republican Party Platform.)
https://townhall.com/columnists/kurtschlichter/2020/03/19/the-media-is-even-more-garbage-than-usual-n2565172

THE HILL
— Claims for unemployment benefits spike as coronavirus forces thousands of layoffs – SYLVAN LANE 
https://thehill.com/policy/finance/488386-claims-for-unemployment-benefits-spike-as-coronavirus-forces-thousands-of
— U.S.-China relationship worsens over coronavirus – OLIVIA BEAVERS (DIERSEN: Those who want to destroy America side with China against America.) 
https://thehill.com/policy/national-security/488311-us-china-relationship-worsens-over-coronavirus
— Millennials become focus of coronavirus outreach – BRETT SAMUELS AND MORGAN CHALFANT 
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/488268-millennials-become-focus-of-coronavirus-outreach

CNN
— The pandemic began in China. Today, it reported no new local infections for the first time – Shanshan Wang
https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-outbreak-03-19-20-intl-hnk/h_4ce3632bd5290efe03587bcfffb66c34

POLITICO
— Yes, States and Local Governments Can Close Private Businesses and Restrict Your Movement They’ve always had the power to take drastic measures in situations like this. – ELIZABETH JOH
https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/03/18/states-police-power-coronavirus-135826
— Governors brace for coronavirus budget cliff as tax dollars evaporate Governors of both parties are calling on President Donald Trump and Congress to step in with billions in federal aid and reductions in red tape. – KEVIN YAMAMURA
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/19/coronavirus-governors-state-budgets-136190
— Surgeon general: 15 days of social distancing ‘likely not going to be enough’ to halt coronavirus The pandemic’s effects on American life could extend much longer than initially thought. – QUINT FORGEY
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/18/surgeon-general-social-distancing-not-enough-135377
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “The Pandemic Is the End of Trumpism.”
https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/03/18/the-coronavirus-generation-comes-to-life-136491

NEW YORK TIMES
— Trump Defends Using ‘Chinese Virus’ Label, Ignoring Growing Criticism – Katie Rogers, Lara Jakes and Ana Swanson
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/us/politics/china-virus.html
— Give Every American $2,000, Immediately A consensus is building around the simple expedient of sending cash to every American. Politicians need to move quickly. – Editorial (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, any and all government assistance should be targeted at those who are negatively impacted by the pandemic the most.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/opinion/coronavirus-economy-recession.html
— Trump Seeks $500 Billion in Checks for Taxpayers The administration is proposing two waves of checks to individuals and another $500 billion for small and large businesses as part of its economic response to the coronavirus pandemic. – Nicholas Fandos and Emily Cochrane (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, my wife and I are spending more money than our income because my Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) pension is dramatically reduced because my Democrat superiors in the federal government wasted my career and forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old. My CSRS pension is only 41% of what my salary was in 1997 in today’s dollars.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/us/politics/donald-trump-coronavirus-trump-stimulus.html
— There Aren’t Enough Ventilators to Cope With the Coronavirus The United States and other countries face a critical shortage of the lifesaving machines — and no easy way to lift production. – Sarah Kliff, Adam Satariano, Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Nicholas Kulish
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/business/coronavirus-ventilator-shortage.html
— The Coronavirus Is Here to Stay, So What Happens Next? There may be two to four more rounds of social distancing before this is over. Here’s what to expect. – Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Susan Ellenberg and Michael Levy
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/opinion/coronavirus-social-distancing-effect.html

WASHINGTON POST
— As layoffs skyrocket, America’s unemployment safety net is underprepared to help many in need Laid off workers are struggling to apply for unemployment aid as government websites crash and phone lines have hours-long waits – Heather Long and Abha Bhattarai
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/03/19/unemployment-insurance-today-coronavirus/

USA TODAY
— LGBTQ community may be ‘particularly vulnerable’ to coronavirus pandemic. Here’s why. – Savannah Eadens
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/03/18/lgbtq-coronavirus-community-vulnerable-covid-19-pandemic/2863813001/
— Dow, S&P 500 keep falling. So how will we know when the stock market drop is over? – Adam Shell
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/2020/03/18/dow-jones-when-stock-market-stop-going-down-bear-marke/5074110002/
— A recession has probably begun. How bad will a coronavirus-triggered downturn be? – Paul Davidson
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2020/03/18/coronavirus-how-bad-recession-and-how-long-last/5073149002/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— TRAGIC: Call It a Layoff, a Furlough or a Cut Shift: Americans are Losing Work Many employers are cutting staff or reducing hours; ‘It’s kind of a demoralizing thing’ – Micah Maidenberg, Chip Cutter and Rachel Feintzeig
https://www.wsj.com/articles/call-it-a-layoff-a-furlough-or-a-cut-shift-americans-are-losing-work-11584550057
— TRAGIC: Coronavirus Hits State and City Budgets Local officials say they don’t know how deep the hole might get; a double punch of higher spending and falling revenue – Scott Calvert and Jon Kamp
https://www.wsj.com/articles/coronavirus-hits-state-and-city-budgets-11584610201?mod=djemwha
— TRAGIC: Markets Enter New Phase—Where Cash Is All That Matters Investors sold nearly everything they could Wednesday – Paul J. Davies
https://www.wsj.com/articles/markets-enter-new-phasewhere-cash-is-all-that-matters-11584546863
— Mexico Slow to Implement Strong Measures Against Coronavirus President cites impact on economy; other Latin American nations, with fewer cases, have taken tougher actions – Robbie Whelan and Juan Montes
https://www.wsj.com/articles/mexico-slow-to-implement-strong-measures-against-conronavirus-11584570623
— America Needed Coronavirus Tests. The Government Failed. Decisions that limited testing for the pathogen blinded the U.S. to the outbreak’s scale. Here’s how it happened. – Christopher Weaver, Betsy McKay and Brianna Abbott
https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-washington-failed-to-build-a-robust-coronavirus-testing-system-11584552147
— The Government Wants to Send You Money—but How Soon Will It Arrive? Lawmakers face a tradeoff between speed and accuracy as they try to fill holes in household budgets – Richard Rubin (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, any and all government assistance should be targeted at those who are negatively impacted by the pandemic the most.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-government-wants-to-send-you-moneybut-how-soon-will-it-arrive-11584558455
— The Economic Rout Accelerates The Fed and Treasury need to liquefy business now or liquidate later. – Editorial
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-economic-rout-accelerates-11584573285

BLOOMBERG
— U.S. Jobless Claims Are Poised for Historic Surge – Reade Pickert and Katia Dmitrieva
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-18/u-s-jobless-claims-poised-for-historic-surge-amid-virus-layoffs

TIMES RECORD NEWS
— State, local Republicans plan for postponed political conventions amid COVID-19 concerns – Trish Choate (DIERSEN: Republican Precinct Committeemen and Captains in Illinois, DuPage County, and Milton Township like me await information on a) their April township, ward, and/or county party meetings and b) their April 15 county conventions. What about the April 21 annual township meetings?) 
https://www.timesrecordnews.com/story/news/local/2020/03/18/state-local-republican-political-conventions-delayed/2871883001/

WBKO
— The National Corvette Museum to close to the public – Allison Baker 
https://www.wbko.com/content/news/National-Corvette-Museum-to-close-March-18-568905081.html

BLOOMBERG
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Those who want more government spending say “Even Trump’s Mega-Stimulus May Not Be Enough.”
https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2020-03-18/even-trump-s-mega-stimulus-may-not-be-enough

FORTUNE
— The Dow’s gains under Trump have been wiped out by coronavirus – ERIK SHERMAN
https://fortune.com/2020/03/18/stock-market-under-trump-dow-lost-all-gains-coronavirus-2020/

FORBES
— Government Payments Will Help Families But May Not Boost The Coronavirus Economy Much – Howard Gleckman (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, my wife and I are spending more money than our income because my Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) pension is dramatically reduced because my Democrat superiors in the federal government wasted my career and forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old. My CSRS pension is only 41% of what my salary was in 1997 in today’s dollars.) 
https://www.forbes.com/sites/howardgleckman/2020/03/18/government-payments-will-help-families-but-may-not-boost-the-coronavirus-economy-much/

ATLANTIC
— Four Theories for Why People Are Still Out Partying Our moral instincts don’t match this crisis. – Yascha Mounk
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/moral-instincts-coronavirus/608305/

NEWSWEEK
— AMERICANS ARE CROSSING INTO MEXICO TO BUY TOILET PAPER – CHANTAL DA SILVA (DIERSEN: How dependent are you a) on foreign countries and b) on citizens of foreign countries?) 
https://www.newsweek.com/americans-are-crossing-mexico-buy-toilet-paper-1493008

FEDERAL NEWS NETWORK
— Financial adviser suggests delaying retirement amid current economic uncertainty – Peter Musurlian (DIERSEN: My Civil Service Retirement System pension is dramatically less because my Democrat superiors in the federal government wasted my career and forced me to take their early retirement “offer” in 1997 when I was 49 years old. They would not have done that if I had been a Democrat, minority, female, and/or veteran.) 
https://federalnewsnetwork.com/your-turn/2020/03/financial-adviser-suggests-delaying-retirement-amid-current-economic-uncertainty/

GUARDIAN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Those who a) run the world, b) hate conservatives, and c) blame all negatives on conservatives say “Disinformation and blame: how America’s far right is capitalizing on coronavirus.”
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/19/america-far-right-coronavirus-outbreak-trump-alex-jones