January 21 Evening Edition

ABC7
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Joe Biden halts border wall building after Donald Trump’s final surge – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/biden-halts-border-wall-building-after-trumps-final-surge/9882444/

NBC5
— Illinois Reports 4,979 New Coronavirus Cases, 123 Additional Deaths Thursday. According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, Thursday’s new cases brought the statewide total number of confirmed cases to 1,086,333 since the pandemic began.
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/coronavirus/illinois-reports-4979-new-coronavirus-cases-123-additional-deaths-thursday/2420106/
— In an Increasingly Suburbanized America, Do Republicans Still Have a Path to the Presidency?
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, hypocritical hate-filled hypocritical Republican-hating hypocritical Republican-haters hypocritically move in to DuPage County, Milton Township, and Wheaton to hypocritically take advantage of the prosperity and safety that Republicans created there. I should write a book about such hypocritical hate-filled hypocritical Republican-hating hypocritical home buyers in DuPage County, Milton Township, and Wheaton.)
https://www.nbcchicago.com/lx/in-an-increasingly-suburbanized-america-do-republicans-still-have-a-path-to-the-presidency/2420058/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Just Move On: Republicans Grapple With Post-Trump Future. The transfer of power is especially intense this year as Republicans confront profound questions about what the party stands for without Donald Trump in charge.”
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/politics/just-move-on-republicans-grapple-with-post-trump-future/2419859/

WTTW
— McConnell Seeks to Push Impeachment Trial to February – AP
https://news.wttw.com/2021/01/21/mcconnell-seeks-push-impeachment-trial-february

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Pot pushers push pot. To push pot on an individual, municipality, township, county, state, or country is to destroy that individual, municipality, township, county, state, or country.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2021/1/21/22242888/marijuana-pot-cannabis-illinois-grants-equity-restore-reinvest-renew-juliana-stratton
— Star-spangled banner still waves over us – Neil Steinberg
(DIERSEN: An 18-foot wide 12-foot high horizontal auditorium/gymnasium American Flag will hang 20-foot high on the back wall of my 20-foot wide by 40-foot deep Iron Gate Motor Condo in Naperville.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2021/1/21/22242564/biden-inauguration-speech-amanda-gorman-lady-gaga-presidential-election-capitol-riot-steinberg

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Panhandling complaints are up in Oak Brook, but police say federal court ruling prohibits enforcement – CHUCK FIELDMAN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/oak-brook/ct-dob-panhandling-enforcement-tl-0128-20210121-4fjbvhoz7negpbbhmfpgtwgxjm-story.html
— ‘A total failure’: The Proud Boys now mock Trump – SHEERA FRENKEL AND ALAN FEUER
https://www.chicagotribune.com/nation-world/sns-nyt-proud-boys-mock-trump-20210121-cseirjsfxvetth3eibyw3ofm7u-story.html
— Thousands weigh in on proposal for new mosque in Naperville – SUZANNE BAKER
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-islamic-center-plans-st-0122-20210121-pt7nqpfb3zcnxovrwhlh4lq2ge-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “The ideas promoted in Trump’s flawed 1776 Report must be denounced.”
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-1776-report-commission-history-20210121-unksd7yzg5ajpphvcbf652jwmm-story.html
— Biden revokes Trump ban on some diversity training addressing white privilege, systemic racism – AP
(DIERSEN: Democrats run the federal government. Those Democrats use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion a) to not hire Republicans, b) to not retain Republicans, c) to not promote Republicans, and d) to get rid of Republicans.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-biden-systemic-racism-diversity-inclusion-20210121-vvmorswr6bayznfdvhbscmbrs4-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— Pelosi vows action on impeachment trial: ‘We must do it’ – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20210121/news/301219901/
— DuPage will have 2 new traffic courts when in-person business reopens Feb. 1 – Susan Sarkauskas
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210121/dupage-will-have-2-new-traffic-courts-when-in-person-business-reopens-feb-1
— Local entrepreneur, former professional driver sworn in as newest McHenry County Board member – Kelli Duncan
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210121/local-entrepreneur-former-professional-driver-sworn-in-as-newest-mchenry-county-board-member

FOX ILLINOIS
— ‘Just move on’: Republicans grapple with post-Trump future
https://foxillinois.com/news/nation-world/just-move-on-republicans-grapple-with-post-trump-future-01-21-2021

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— “It’s Not the End of the Party,” Says Pat Brady, the Man Who Did His Best to Elect Sean Casten
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2021/01/21/its-not-the-end-of-the-party-says-the-man-who-did-his-best-to-elect-sean-casten/
— Trump Pardons Former GOP Aspirant for State Senate
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2021/01/20/trump-pardons-former-gop-aspirant-for-state-senate/
— Dan McConchie Critical of Trump Pardon for Former GOP Primary Opponent Casey Urlacher
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2021/01/21/dan-mcconchie-critical-of-trump-pardon-for-former-gop-primary-opponent-casey-urlacher/
— Buehler Seeks Applicants to Replace State Rep. Suzanne Ness on the County Board
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2021/01/21/buehler-seeks-applicants-to-replace-state-rep-suzanne-ness-on-the-county-board/
— Reick Bill Would Move Woodstock Circle Ahead
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2021/01/21/reick-bill-would-move-woodstock-circle-ahead/
— A Comic Panel Which May Be a Commentary on Biden’s Inauguration
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2021/01/21/message-of-the-day-a-comic-panel/
— Gas Container Manufacturer Fined for Lack of Tightness of Fuel Containers
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2021/01/20/gas-container-manufacturer-fined-for-lack-of-tightness-of-fuel-containers/
— UPDATED IL-14: Lauren Underwood No Longer Serving on Homeland Security, Education and Labor Committees
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2021/01/20/underwood011721/
— House Republicans Feature Marty McLaughlan
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2021/01/20/house-republicans-feature-marty-mclaughlan/
— Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act Reintroduced by Illinois Tag Team
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2021/01/20/dtpa012021/
— UPDATE with CANDIDATE CONTESTS – GOP Township February Primary Voting Open for Feb. 23rd Election
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2021/01/20/gop-township-fevruary-primary-voting-open-for-feb-23rd-election/
— FBI Billboards, Now in Illinois
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2021/01/20/fbi-billboards/

CAPITOL FAX
— Senate cancels next week’s scheduled session
https://capitolfax.com/2021/01/21/senate-cancels-next-weeks-scheduled-session/
— 4,979 new confirmed and probable cases; 123 additional deaths; 3,281 hospitalized; 662 in ICU; 5.4 percent average case positivity rate; 6.5 percent average test positivity rate; 22,585 average daily doses; Regions 6 and 7 advance
https://capitolfax.com/2021/01/21/4979-new-confirmed-and-probable-cases-123-additional-deaths-3281-hospitalized-662-in-icu-54-percent-average-case-positivity-rate-65-percent-average-test-positivity-rate-22585-average-daily-doses-regio/
— FROM THE ARTICLE: From Sen. Dave Syverson (R-Rockford)…Adam is a friend of mine but in this case he made a mistake. People are very angry with him. They believe he overreacted before doing his homework. Instead of calling out those who broke the law, some who have now been proven not to be Trump supporters he joined Pelosi in a political impeachment not a legal one. Politically it becomes a problem. Locally Democrats are saying he supported Trump’s initiatives all these years and he did this just to try to get cover going into remapping. And Republicans also think the motive was political. He has a difficult road ahead.
https://capitolfax.com/2021/01/21/circular-firing-squad-intensifies/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Rush Limbaugh denies legitimacy of presidential election as Biden administration begins – Andrew Blake
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jan/21/rush-limbaugh-denies-legitimacy-presidential-elect/
— Leftists in Portland protest Biden inauguration; vandalize Oregon Dem headquarters – Jeff Mordock
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jan/21/leftists-portland-protest-biden-inauguration-vanda/
— Rep. Greene files articles of impeachment against Biden – Dave Boyer
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jan/21/marjorie-taylor-greene-files-articles-impeachment-/
— Biden’s Oval Office features busts of Cesar Chavez, Rosa Parks – Dave Boyer
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jan/21/bidens-oval-office-features-busts-cesar-chavez-ros/

GOPUSA
— George Bush Called Clyburn A ‘Savior’ For Helping Biden To Get Elected
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=105480
— Antifa Smashes Democrat Party HQ In Portland, Burns Old Glory In Seattle
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=105490

BREITBART
— U.S. Chamber to Joe Biden: You Can Help Americans by Importing Foreign Workers – NEIL MUNRO
https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2021/01/21/us-chamber-biden-help-americans-importing-foreign-workers/
— Millions Migrate to Google/Facebook/Twitter Alternatives – JOHN NOLTE
https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2021/01/21/nolte-millions-migrate-to-google-facebook-twitter-alternatives/

CONSERVATIVE HQ
— Biden’s Hectoring Inaugural Address Bodes Ill For The Future – George Rasley
https://www.conservativehq.org/post/biden-s-hectoring-inaugural-address-bodes-ill-for-the-future

DAILY CALLER
— McConnell Proposes Delaying Impeachment Trial Until February To Give Trump Team Time
https://dailycaller.com/2021/01/21/mcconnell-delaying-impeachment-trial-february-trump-legal-team-time-prepare/

FEDERALIST
— Google-Funded ‘Conservative’ Groups Tell Congress To Leave Google And Big Tech Alone – Tristan Justice
https://thefederalist.com/2021/01/21/google-funded-conservative-groups-tell-congress-to-leave-google-and-big-tech-alone/

EPOCH TIMES
— Antifa in Seattle and Portland Smash Property, Oppose Biden, Police: ‘We Are Ungovernable’ – TOM OZIMEK
https://www.theepochtimes.com/antifa-in-seattle-and-portland-smash-property-oppose-biden-police-we-are-ungovernable_3665544.html
— Florida Rep. Proposes Renaming Major Florida Highway ‘President Donald J. Trump Highway’ – SAMUEL ALLEGRI
https://www.theepochtimes.com/florida-rep-proposes-renaming-major-florida-highway-president-donald-j-trump-highway_3665790.html

THE HILL
— Senate Democrats file ethics complaint against Hawley, Cruz over Capitol attack – JORDAIN CARNEY
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/535307-senate-democrats-file-ethics-complaint-against-hawley-cruz-over-capitol?rnd=1611264267
— Trump’s greatest legacy: The GOP now represents America’s workers – LIZ PEEK
https://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/535144-trumps-greatest-legacy-the-gop-now-represents-americas-workers

POLITICO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Trump leaves behind diminished GOP. Three of the big power centers that drove the GOP’s last successful midterm campaign are no longer the same forces in party politics now.”
https://www.politico.com/news/2021/01/21/republican-party-future-460966

ROLL CALL
— Does the GOP have an opening with Black voters? – Stuart Rothenberg
(DIERSEN: According to Democrat plant, Libertarian plant, Green plant, Independent plant, and RINO political consultants, a) for every White that you drive out of the Republican Party, two minorities will join, b) for every male that you drive out, two females will join, c) for every older person that you drive out, two younger people will join, d) for every Trump supporter that you drive out, two Trump-haters will join, e) for every conservative that you drive out, two moderates/liberals will join, f) for every heterosexual that you drive out, two LGBTQers will join, g) for every married person that you drive out, two non-married people will join, h) for every non-poor person that you drive out, two poor people will join, i) for every gun owner that you drive out, two non-gun owners will join, j) for every Christian that you drive out, two non-Christians will join, k) for every Protestant that you drive out, two non-Protestants will join, l) for every Italian American that you drive out, two non-Italian Americans will join, m) for every German American that you drive out, two non-German Americans will join, and n) for everyone whose ancestors have been in America for a long time that you drive out, two whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time will join.)
https://www.rollcall.com/2021/01/21/does-the-gop-have-an-opening-with-black-voters/

ABC NEWS
— Biden revokes Trump order banning some diversity training – AP (DIERSEN: Democrats run the federal government. Those Democrats use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion a) to not hire Republicans, b) to not retain Republicans, c) to not promote Republicans, and d) to get rid of Republicans.)
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/biden-revokes-trump-order-banning-diversity-training-75409741

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Why the right’s machine of opposition is in for some tough times.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/01/21/why-rights-machine-opposition-is-some-tough-times/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters say “Biden calls for LGBTQ protections in day-one executive order, angering conservatives.” How soon, if not already, will your municipality, your township, your county, Illinois, America, and the world officially banish all individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that do not promote LGBTQ? I should write a book about what Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, America, and the world have done already to banish individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that do not promote LGBTQ. I should write a book about what the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois Republican Party have done to banish those who do not promote LGBTQ.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2021/01/21/biden-executive-order-transgender-lgbtq/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— The GOP Hit Rock Bottom. Can Conservatives Recover? If reasonable Republicans want to hold off the far left, they will have to stop the rise of the far right. – Garry Kasparov (DIERSEN: Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, Independents and Independent plants, and RINOs want to drive conservatives out of the Republican Party, that is, they want to drive the base of the Republican Party out of the Republican Party, that is, they want to destroy the Republican Party.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-gop-hit-rock-bottom-can-conservatives-recover-11611270946
— Facebook Refers Trump Account Suspension to Oversight Board. Social-media giant says decision from independent panel would be binding, can’t be overruled by CEO Mark Zuckerberg – Sarah E. Needleman
https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-refers-trump-account-suspension-to-oversight-board-11611251506

BLOOMBERG
— Biden Spokeswoman Says Stimulus ‘Designed’ to Draw GOP support.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-01-21/biden-spokeswoman-says-stimulus-designed-to-draw-gop-support

FORBES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “‘It’s Got A Great Ring To It’: Conservative Personalities Warm To Trump ‘Patriot Party’ With QAnon Roots.” Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, Independents and Independent plants, and RINOs want to drive conservatives out of the Republican Party, that is, they want to drive the base of the Republican Party out of the Republican Party, that is, they want to destroy the Republican Party.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jackbrewster/2021/01/21/its-got-a-great-ring-to-it-conservative-personalities-warm-to-trump-patriot-party-with-qanon-roots/

NEWSWEEK
— Dear Conservatives: Big Corporations are Not Your Friends – JUSTIN HASKINS, EDITORIAL DIRECTOR, THE HEARTLAND INSTITUTE
https://www.newsweek.com/dear-conservatives-big-corporations-are-not-your-friends-opinion-1563038

NEWS TRIBUNE
— Trump: Before long, we’ll be missing him – M.L. JOHNSON
https://www.thenewstribune.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article248664025.html

EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
— Media Trust Hits New Low – Felix Salmon
https://www.editorandpublisher.com/stories/media-trust-hits-new-low,184719

LSX MAGAZINE
— 90-Year-Old Veteran Buys 2021 Corvette For His Birthday – ANDY BOLIG
(DIERSEN: I am only 72 years old. I recently bought an Iron Gate Motor Condo. I bought a 2016 Ford Mustang when I was 67 and a 2013 Dodge Charger R/T Max when I was 64.)
https://www.lsxmag.com/news/90-year-old-veteran-buys-2021-corvette-for-his-birthday/

January 21 Morning Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Biden calls for an end to ‘uncivil war,’ but will he defend free speech? – JOHN KASS
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/john-kass/ct-civil-liberties-kass-20210121-iibqjzxne5abzpebq5z4zokykm-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: But I did hope for more substance from his speech, delivered with tens of thousands of federalized troops on guard against violence. Why? Because Big Tech has been censoring its platform users and stifling dissent, which protects Biden’s politics. And because his party’s thought leaders in the compliant Washington establishment press corps and elsewhere continue to shriek about fascism while continuing their push to “deplatform” or “deprogram” dissenting voices. And mostly because tens of millions of Americans who did not vote for Joe Biden needed reassurance that they did not get. They’re worried about the cultural purge targeting them for doing what once was supremely American: standing up to speak their minds. And so, what was missing in Joe Biden’s speech? A full-throated commitment to defending the core values of the Constitution and Bill of Rights, which include the right of all Americans to speak their minds without fear of retribution. And I don’t mean wing nuts calling for violence of any kind.)
— Heather Steans resigning from Illinois Senate, Madigan moves out of Springfield digs | Illinois GOP, Democrats on Biden’s inauguration tomorrow | Chicago Teachers Union mulls another strike – LISA DONOVAN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-steans-resigning-lahood-rush-biden-spin-20210119-nbkzwrrtazeqlbloder3ij52q4-story.html
— Chicago immigrants say they’re ready to mobilize to push Biden’s proposed immigration bill: ‘We will not stop until we get it’ – LAURA RODRÍGUEZ PRESA
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats illegally encourage citizens of foreign countries to illegally come to America illegally and to illegally stay in America illegally. Democrats have declared war on Republicans. Democrats see illegals as being their soldiers in their army to get rid of Republicans once and for all.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-biden-immigration-plan-chicago-react-20210121-6torvjc4ufe25l2d6i534rjwny-story.html
— DECEMBER 21, 2017 FLASHBACK: Six acquitted in inaugural-day Trump protest that turned destructive – KEITH L. ALEXANDER AND ELLIE SILVERMAN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/nation-world/ct-six-acquitted-inaugural-day-protest-20171221-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— Naperville council won’t call on Pritzker to veto criminal justice reform bill – Lauren Rohr
(DIERSEN: When Democrats move in, crime and poverty increase.)
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210120/naperville-council-wont-call-on-pritzker-to-veto-criminal-justice-reform-bill

WGN TV
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Communist China sides with Biden against America.
https://wgntv.com/news/china-hits-trump-officials-with-sanctions-on-their-way-out/

WTTW
— Demands, Hopes, Expectations: Illinois Leaders on Biden Agenda – Amanda Vinicky
(DIERSEN; Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters what Biden to use the federal government to get rid of individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are law enforcement, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://news.wttw.com/2021/01/20/demands-hopes-expectations-illinois-leaders-biden-agenda

WBEZ
— With No Oversight, Illinois Cities Flout State Law That Encourages Affordable Housing – Natalie Moore
(DIERSEN: How strong is the push to build affordable housing in your neighborhood, in your precinct, in your municipal district, in your municipality, in your township, and in your county? Overwhelmingly, those who have trouble affording housing vote for Democrats.)
https://www.wbez.org/stories/with-no-oversight-illinois-cities-flout-state-law-that-encourages-affordable-housing/7d298f69-113e-4541-9132-9af59d6b3667

SUBURBAN LIFE
— DuPage County reports 256 COVID-19 cases Wednesday, 3 deaths, region’s positivity rate remains at 8.2% – Joshua Welge
https://www.shawlocal.com/my-suburban-life/coronavirus/2021/01/21/dupage-county-reports-256-covid-19-cases-wednesday-3-deaths-regions-positivity-rate-remains-at-82/

WAND
— Springfield reaffirms mask mandate, state of emergency Wednesday
https://www.wandtv.com/news/springfield-reaffirms-mask-mandate-state-of-emergency-wednesday/article_2de46932-5b87-11eb-8f67-2f690e75725c.html

MDJ ONLINE
— Arizona Republicans file ‘2nd Amendment Sanctuary’ bill to ban state aid in federal anti-gun activity – Cole Lauterbach
https://www.mdjonline.com/neighbor_newspapers/extra/news/arizona-republicans-file-2nd-amendment-sanctuary-bill-to-ban-state-aid-in-federal-anti-gun/article_8b2b9122-2c1b-5764-aff6-d2795e520c58.html

NPR ILLINOIS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled White-hating White hater promotes hatred against Whites.
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/white-freedom-examines-tandem-development-concepts-freedom-and-race#stream/0

CAPITOL NEWS ILLINOIS
— Education bill to revamp social studies classes – PETER HANCOCK
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrat teachers will promote hatred against individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are law enforcement, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://capitolnewsillinois.com/NEWS/lame-duck-look-back-education-bill-to-revamp-social-studies-classes

WILLIAM J KELLY
— Kinzinger’s vile plan to kick Trump voters out of the GOP will fail
https://www.williamjkelly.org/news/kinzinger-vile-plan-trump-voters-gop

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Biden announces Day One erasure of Trump legacy. 1776 Commission, travel ban, border wall halted; climate change, racial justice to become focus of admin. – Stephen Dinan
(DIERSEN: After a 4-year hiatus, Democrats resume their destruction of America.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jan/20/joe-biden-announces-day-one-erasure-trump-legacy/

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— Biden Moves for Mass Amnesty in First Day as President. Republicans, immigration expert blast bill. – Charles Fain Lehman
(DIERSEN: Democrats will do everything that they can to assure that the tremendous adverse impact of amnesty and mass immigration falls on Republicans, and especially on Republicans who are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://freebeacon.com/policy/biden-moves-for-mass-amnesty-in-first-day-as-president/

FOX NEWS
— Trump gets warm Florida greeting from supporters after arriving from DC. “We just wanted to show him how much we appreciate him,” one Trump supporter said. – Brie Stimson
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-gets-warm-florida-greeting-from-supporters-after-arriving-from-dc

RUSH LIMBAUGH
— I’m Confident the MAGA Agenda Can and Will Succeed in the Future
https://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2021/01/19/the-maga-agenda-can-and-will-succeed-again/

FEDERALIST
— Don’t Buy Joe Biden’s Nice Unity Speech – Chris Bedford:
https://thefederalist.com/2021/01/20/chris-bedford-dont-buy-joe-bidens-nice-unity-speech/

NATIONAL REVIEW
— Arizona Republicans Propose Bill To Ban Use of Local Resources in Federal Gun Control Enforcement – Brittany Bernstein
https://news.yahoo.com/arizona-republicans-propose-bill-ban-162538522.html

EPOCH TIMES
— Biden Admin Embraces ‘Racial Equity’ Ideology in Slew of Executive Action Announcements – PETR SVAB
(DIERSEN: How soon will your municipality, your township, your county, Illinois, and America officially publish list of the leading “oppressors” in your precinct, in your municipal district, in your municipality, in your township, in your county district, in your county, in Illinois, and in America? According to hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters, the more of the following that you are, the more of an oppressor that you are: law enforcement officer, Trump supporter, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owner, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.theepochtimes.com/biden-admin-embraces-racial-equity-ideology-in-slew-of-executive-action-announcements_3664911.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The incoming Biden administration has announced a series of executive actions that open the door for instituting the quasi-Marxist critical theory across the federal government. President Joe Biden would sign documents to “launch a whole-of-government initiative to advance racial equity,” his transition team said in a Jan. 20 release. Equity means equality of outcome, a concept tied to the critical theories that slice up society into identity groups based on race, gender, sexual proclivities, and others, while positing which groups are oppressed and which are the oppressors, similarly to how Marxism labels people as oppressors or the oppressed based on class. “The president-elect will sign an Executive Order beginning the work of embedding equity across federal policymaking and rooting out systemic racism and other barriers to opportunity from federal programs and institutions,” the release said. “The Executive Order will define equity as the consistent and systematic fair, just, and impartial treatment of all individuals, including individuals who belong to underserved communities, such as Black, Latino, Indigenous and Native American persons, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and other persons of color; LGBTQ+ persons; people with disabilities; religious minorities, persons who live in rural areas; and persons otherwise affected by persistent poverty or inequality.” While the release talks about fair treatment of all, the proposals indicate some people will be more equal than others based on whether their demographics fit the administration’s profile of “historically underserved and marginalized.” Biden will direct all federal agencies “to undertake a baseline review of the state of equity within their agency and deliver an action plan within 200 days to address unequal barriers to opportunity in agency policies and programs.” The Office of Management and Budget will be tasked with “working to more equitably allocate federal resources to empower and invest in communities of color and other underserved communities.” The administration also wants to improve access to government benefits and services, “for example, by reducing language access barriers” and having agencies “engage with communities who have been historically underrepresented, underserved, and harmed by federal policies.” The administration wants to look into new ways to check whether its policies “advance equity.” Biden will also reverse the September executive order of then-President Donald Trump that banned federal agencies, contractors, subcontractors, and grantees from instructing their employees to follow the tenets of the critical theories. Trump’s order cited the work of Christopher Rufo, director of the Discovery Institute’s Center on Wealth and Poverty, who has been waging a “one-man war” against critical race theory in American government. Rufo has repeatedly warned of the intrusion of the ideology into civil society after obtaining documents showing the theory being pushed in various institutions. In a Jan. 20 release, Rufo called the theory a “grave threat to the American way of life” that “traffics in the pernicious concepts of race essentialism, race stereotyping, and race-based segregation—all under a false pursuit of ‘social justice.’” The theories produced an industry of consultants and speakers who get hired by corporations and government agencies to train their employees on themes such as “implicit bias” and “white privilege.” Trump’s order said the concepts of the theory are “divisive” and lead to “race and sex stereotyping and scapegoating.” Biden’s release said such trainings are “important and needed.” Rufo said the trainings “advance the ideology through cult-like indoctrination, intimidation, and harassment.” He announced in his January release a coalition of law firms and legal foundations called “Stop Critical Race Theory,” saying it has already filled three lawsuits with the goal of having the Supreme Court rule that programs based on the theory violate the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the Constitution. “When we are victorious in the courts, it will have an immediate ripple effect through every school, government agency, and private employer in the nation. We will effectively abolish critical race theory programs from American life,” he said.)
— Collaboration Between Government and Big Tech Giving Rise to Totalitarianism, Experts Warn – PETR SVAB
https://www.theepochtimes.com/one-party-rule-ideological-nexus-of-big-tech-big-media-big-government-is-totalitarianism-experts-say_3664663.html

HUFFINGTON POST
— Joe Biden Fires Peter Robb, Trump’s Labor Board Attorney, After He Refuses To Resign. It’s a precedent-setting move that unions argued is necessary to protect workers’ rights. – Dave Jamieson
(DIERSEN: I should write a book about a) the adverse actions that my Democrat GAO superiors took against me to get me to take their early retirement “offer” in 1997 when I was 49 years old, b) the adverse actions that my Democrat IRS superiors took against me to get me to suffer a $20,361/year (21%) pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO in 1980, and c) the adverse actions that my Democrat Post Office superiors took against me to resign in 1969.)
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/biden-quickly-moves-to-force-out-peter-robb-trumps-labor-board-attorney_n_6008adc1c5b697df1a0bb88e

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Just move on: Republicans grapple with post-Trump future.”
https://apnews.com/article/election-2020-biden-inauguration-donald-trump-capitol-siege-elections-8f50d1ecb59f781303b060fcab845f2e

ABC NEWS
— JANUARY 20, 2017 FLASHBACK: At Least 217 Arrested, Limo Torched Amid Trump Inauguration Day Protests in Washington. Protesters, police and counterprotesters tangled as Trump took power. – MICHAEL EDISON HAYDEN
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/arrests-violence-flares-parts-capital-inauguration-day/story?id=44925970

NBC NEWS
— JANUARY 21, 2017 FLASHBACK: More Than 200 Arrested in D.C. Protests on Inauguration Day
https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/inauguration-2017/washington-faces-more-anti-trump-protests-after-day-rage-n709946

CBS NEWS
— JANUARY 21, 2017 FLASHBACK: Trump inauguration protest damages parts of downtown Washington
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/donald-trump-inauguration-protest-damages-downtown-washington/

CNN
— JANUARY 21, 2017 FLASHBACK: Police injured, more than 200 arrested at Trump inauguration protests in DC – Gregory Krieg
https://www.cnn.com/2017/01/19/politics/trump-inauguration-protests-womens-march/index.html
— “I will always fight for you,” Trump says in closing address as President – Adrienne Vogt
(DIERSEN: Who do your critics/opponents fight for? My critics/opponents fight for those who are anti-law enforcement, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexual, anti-traditional marriage/family, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian American, anti-German American, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. My critics/opponents fight for those who promote BLM, LGBTQ, dependency on government, dependency on charity, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, booze, gambling, pot, and other vices, abolition of the First and Second Amendments, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, religious discrimination, national origin discrimination, etc.)
https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/biden-harris-inauguration-day-2021/h_c7d52b0352ef4bfed902fd3b12d8a24b

MSNBC
— OUTSTANDING: Minutes after Biden inauguration, Graham defended Trump
https://www.msnbc.com/11th-hour/watch/minutes-after-biden-inauguration-graham-was-defending-trump-99772997504

NEW YORK TIMES
— JANUARY 20, 2017 FLASHBACK: Inauguration Protesters and Police Clash on Washington’s Streets
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/20/us/politics/inauguration-protests.html

WASHINGTON POST
— JANUARY 20, 2017 FLASHBACK: Inauguration protesters vandalize, set fires, try to disrupt Trump’s oath, as police arrest more than 200
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/protesters-bring-shouts-skirmishes-and-shutdowns-to-inauguration-celebration/2017/01/20/00ea4c72-df11-11e6-acdf-14da832ae861_story.html
— JANUARY 20, 2017 FLASHBACK: Inauguration Day 2017: Pomp and chaos collide as Trump becomes president
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/2017/01/20/inauguration-day-2017-washington-prepares-for-celebration-protests-and-donald-trump/

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— California Senate Republicans replace vocal Trump supporter Shannon Grove as their leader – PATRICK MCGREEVY
(DIERSEN: Of course, hate-filled Trump-hating Republican Party leaders will dump Trump-supporters as fast as they can.)
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-01-20/shannon-grove-california-republican-state-senate-leader-replaced

USA TODAY
— JANUARY 17, 2017 FLASHBACK: Trump’s inauguration will be protested in all 50 states and 32 countries – Heidi M Przybyla
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/01/16/trumps-welcome-committee-gush-protesters/96574160/
— GOP lawmakers applaud Biden’s call for unity during inauguration, even after some of them contested his victory – Ledyard King and Christal Hayes
(DIERSEN: Of course, hate-filled Trump-hating Republican Party leaders will dump Trump-supporters as fast as they can.)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2021/01/20/biden-inauguration-gop-lawmakers-back-new-presidents-call-unity/4234496001/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— The Republican Future Starts Now How to keep working-class Trump voters while winning back support in the suburbs? – Karl Rove
(DIERSEN: Of course, hate-filled Trump-hating Republican Party leaders will dump Trump-supporters as fast as they can.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-republican-future-starts-now-11611183715
— Biden Will Lead an Older, Polarized and Financially Insecure Nation. U.S. has weaker economy, shorter life expectancy and voters who have moved toward the edges of both parties. – Paul Overberg and Janet Adamy
https://www.wsj.com/articles/biden-inherits-an-older-polarized-and-financially-insecure-nation-11611153710
— China Bids Good Riddance to Trump. Bitter messages from Beijing punctuate tumultuous time in U.S.-China relations under former president – Chun Han Wong and James T. Areddy
(DIERSEN: Communist China will work with Democrats and with RINOs to get rid of Republicans once and for all.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/china-bids-good-riddance-to-trump-11611152039
If Corporate Diversity Works, Show Me the Money
— Nasdaq wants to mandate wider representation on its companies’ boards but has little proof of the benefits. – Arthur Levitt Jr.
(DIERSEN: Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion do not increase wealth, they redistribute wealth from those who are Republican, White, male, heterosexual, older, conservative, Protestant, and/or German American to those who are Democrat, minority, female, LGBTQ, younger, liberal/moderate, non-Protestant, and/or non-German American.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/if-corporate-diversity-works-show-me-the-money-11611183633

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
— JANUARY 30, 2017 FLASHBACK: Obama ‘Heartened’ By Protests Against Trump. ‘The president fundamentally disagrees with the notion of discriminating against individuals because of their faith or religion,’ a spokesman said. – Gabrielle Levy
https://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2017-01-30/barack-obama-heartened-by-protests-against-donald-trump

COLUMBIA CHRONICLE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “New president, same old political divisions.”
https://columbiachronicle.com/new-president-same-old-political-divisions

NEW YORK MAGAZINE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Trump Won’t Start a Third Party — But He Might Break the GOP.”
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2021/01/trump-third-party-patriot-party-mcconnell-gop.html

FEDERAL TIMES
— Biden overrides Trump orders on diversity training – Jessie Bur
(DIERSEN: Democrats run the federal government. Those Democrats use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion a) to not hire Republicans, b) to not retain Republicans, c) to not promote Republicans, and d) to get rid of Republicans.)
https://www.federaltimes.com/management/hr/2021/01/21/biden-overrides-trump-orders-on-diversity-training/
— How the Biden presidency changes the federal workplace – Jessie Bur
(DIERSEN: Under Biden, the Democrats who run the federal government will ramp up their efforts to get rid of the remaining federal employees who are Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who they did not promote to GS-13 (currently $102,188) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $120,755) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $142,041) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $172,500) by age 40. Extremely few federal employees make the aforesaid promotion deadlines.)
https://www.federaltimes.com/management/2021/01/20/how-the-biden-presidency-changes-the-federal-workplace/

GUARDIAN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Florida welcomes one more senior citizen as Trump heads to new home. Whatever his post-presidency life entails it will unfold at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach.”
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jan/21/donald-trump-florida-new-home-mar-a-lago
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Trump’s useful thugs: how the Republican Party offered a home to the Proud Boys.”
https://www.theguardian.com/news/2021/jan/21/donald-trump-useful-thugs-proud-boys-far-right-republican-party

January 20 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Republican party will outlast Donald Trump, Illinois GOP says – Sarah Schulte
https://abc7chicago.com/9822518/
— Chicago Loop carjacking outside Willis Tower among 4 incidents reported overnight
https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-carjacking-outside-willis-tower-among-4-reported-overnight/9850172/
— Joe Biden signs executive orders on COVID, climate, immigration in 1st act as president – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/pres-biden-signs-executive-orders-on-pandemic-climate-immigration/9834733/
— Illinois COVID-19 Update: IL reports 4,822 new cases, 107 deaths – Eric Horng
https://abc7chicago.com/health/il-reports-4822-new-covid-19-cases-107-deaths/9843871/
— Joe Biden’s inauguration goes off with no security issues in DC – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/bidens-inauguration-goes-off-with-no-security-issues/9838373/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Democratic split could create opening for Republicans in upcoming Rich Township elections – TED SLOWIK
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/opinion/ct-sta-slowik-rich-township-democrats-st-0121-20210120-j5p3pos4h5b4ngsnewsqnvimim-story.html
— Tribune Publishing sued for $4.8 million in missed rent payments as it exits Prudential Plaza – RYAN ORI
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/ryan-ori/ct-biz-tribune-lease-lawsuit-prudential-plaza-ryan-ori-20210120-nfdneheakverzetqif7yx63r5u-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats demonize, denigrate, and condemn opposition to their criminal justice reform bill.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/opinion/ct-sta-slowik-criminal-justice-reform-st-0120-20210119-yszqd5yainbphhkpyrgsio7wnq-story.html
— President Biden signs 1st executive orders, targeting Trump policies on immigration, climate change, racial equity and COVID-19 – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/nation-world/ct-nw-joe-biden-day-one-executive-order-20210120-k5uf6i427jfxvbburuzveqmtg4-story.html
— Homer Township offices will be contested as electoral board rejects ballot challenge – MICHELLE MULLINS
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-homer-township-ballot-challenges-st-0122-20210121-4k6c2sn4cfcczpsbqqb3g4zkyq-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats illegally encourage citizens of foreign countries to illegally come to America illegally and to illegally stay in America illegally. Democrats have declared war on Republicans. Democrats see illegals as being their soldiers in their army to get rid of Republicans once and for all.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2021/1/20/22240594/immigration-inauguration-joe-biden-kamala-harris-deportation-refugee-rights
— Lightfoot plans ‘reunion weekend’ to invite Blacks who fled Chicago to ‘come back home’ – Fran Spielman
(DIERSEN: My ancestors on my father’s side came to Chicago in 1844 and then fled Chicago to Crete in 1854.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2021/1/20/22240906/coronavirus-chicago-economy-tourism-travel-pandemic-lightfoot-online-panel-biden-administration

WTTW
— Lawmakers Discuss Pros, Cons of Ending Cash Bail – Blair Paddock
https://news.wttw.com/2021/01/19/lawmakers-discuss-pros-cons-ending-cash-bail
— What Biden’s Immigration Plan Could Mean for Chicago – Quinn Myers
(DIERSEN: Many jobs will be taken away from citizens of America and given to citizens of foreign countries.)
https://news.wttw.com/2021/01/20/what-bidens-immigration-plan-could-mean-chicago

SUBURBAN CHICAGOLAND
— Divided America is a long way from healing and unity – Ray Hanania
https://suburbanchicagoland.com/2021/01/20/divided-america-is-a-long-way-from-healing-and-unity/

ORLAND PARK PATCH
— OUTSTANDING: Orland Park Trustees Call On Pritzker To Veto Police Reform Bill. The village board voted unanimously to call on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to veto HB 3653, which would enable a mass of criminal law reforms. – Yasmeen Sheikah
https://patch.com/illinois/orlandpark/orland-trustees-call-pritzker-veto-police-reform-bill

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— ILLINOIS’ 16TH CD GOPERS TO CONSIDER CENSURING CONGRESSMAN KINZINGER
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2021/01/illinois-16th-cd-gopers-to-consider-censuring-congressman-kinzinger.html

CAPITOL FAX
— COVID-19 roundup
https://capitolfax.com/2021/01/20/covid-19-roundup-72/
— 4,822 new confirmed and probable cases; 107 additional deaths; 3,284 hospitalized; 722 in ICU; 5.5 percent average case positivity rate; 6.8 percent average test positivity rate; 21,869 average daily vaccine doses administered; 2 regions make more progress
https://capitolfax.com/2021/01/20/4822-new-confirmed-and-probable-cases-107-additional-deaths-3284-hospitalized-722-in-icu-55-percent-average-case-positivity-rate-68-percent-average-test-positivity-rate-21869-average-daily-vaccine-dos/
— SGOP Leader McConchie criticizes Trump’s Urlacher pardon: “Undermines the public’s faith in our system”
https://capitolfax.com/2021/01/20/sgop-leader-mcconchie-criticizes-trumps-urlacher-pardon-undermines-the-public%e2%80%99s-faith-in-our-system/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Biden looks to grant citizenship to most illegal immigrants, DHS pick says – Stephen Dinan
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jan/19/alejandro-mayorkas-says-biden-wants-grant-citizens/

FOX NEWS
— Trump hints at political comeback as he departs White House. Trump tells supporters that ‘we will be back in some form’ in a possible hint at a 2024 comeback – Paul Steinhauser
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-hints-political-comeback-leaves-white-house

GOPUSA
— Freedom Of Speech Slipping Away – Star Parker
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=105407

BREITBART
— Cuccinelli: Migrant Caravan ‘Human Petri Dish Opportunity’ for COVID – IAN HANCHETT
https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2021/01/18/cuccinelli-migrant-caravns-human-petri-dish-opportunity-for-covid/
— House Democrats March in Radical Lockstep on Immigration – JOHN BINDER
https://www.breitbart.com/immigration/2021/01/18/analysis-house-democrats-march-in-radical-lockstep-on-immigration/
— Marco Rubio: No Amnesty Until All Americans Can Get Good Jobs – NEIL MUNRO
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/01/19/marco-rubio-no-amnesty-until-all-americans-can-get-good-jobs/
— Left-Wing Faith Group Launches Petition Targeting Franklin Graham for Supporting Donald Trump – PENNY STARR
https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2021/01/20/left-wing-faith-group-launches-petition-targeting-franklin-graham-supporting-donald-trump/

BLAZE
— Donald Trump looking to form his own political party — the ‘Patriot Party’ – Sarah Taylor
https://www.theblaze.com/news/president-donald-trump-looking-to-form-his-own-political-party-the-patriot-party-report
— ‘The cult of Trump’: As Biden era begins, calls grow louder to ‘deprogram’ Trump supporters. ‘Millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans’
(DIERSEN: Which hate-filled Trump-hating Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, and RINOs will lead efforts a) to deprogram Trump supporters in your municipality, in your township, in your county, and in Illinois and b) to deprogram Trump supporters in your Republican township/ward/county party organizations and in the Illinois Republican Party?)
https://www.theblaze.com/glenn-radio/deprogram-trump-supporters
— Caravans of young men head toward our border, as military is dispatched … against the American people – DANIEL HOROWITZ
https://www.theblaze.com/op-ed/horowitz-caravans-of-young-men-head-toward-our-border-as-military-dispatched-against-the-american-people

DAILY CALLER
— Biden White House’s Contact Form Asks People To Choose From A Variety Of Personal Pronouns – MARY MARGARET OLOHAN
https://dailycaller.com/2021/01/20/biden-white-house-personal-pronouns-lgbtq/

DAILY WIRE
— Trump Talks To Allies About Starting His Own Political Party – Ryan Saavedra
https://www.dailywire.com/news/trump-talks-to-allies-about-starting-his-own-political-party

FEDERALIST
— Media Fever Dream Unfulfilled After They Predicted Trump Would Leave Office In Chains – Jordan Davidson
https://thefederalist.com/2021/01/20/media-fever-dream-unfulfilled-after-they-predicted-trump-would-leave-office-in-chains/

EPOCH TIMES
— Biden Sworn In as 46th President of the United States – IVAN PENTCHOUKOV
https://www.theepochtimes.com/biden-sworn-in-as-46th-president-of-the-united-states_3664308.html

THE HILL
— Biden reverses Trump executive order restricting diversity training – JORDAN WILLIAMS
(DIERSEN: Democrats use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion to get rid of Republicans.)
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/535135-biden-reverses-trump-executive-order-on-diversity-training

REUTERS
— Biden’s LGBT+ policy plans – Rachel Savage, Jack Graham
(DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will your municipality, your township, your county, Illinois, America, and the world officially banish all individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that do not promote LGBTQ+? I should write a book about what Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, America, and the world have done already to banish individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that do not promote LGBTQ+. I should write a book about what the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois Republican Party have done to banish those who do not promote LGBTQ+.)
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-biden-lgbt/explainer-what-are-us-president-elect-joe-bidens-lgbt-policy-plans-idUSKBN29O1ZS

NEW YORK TIMES
— On his first day, President Biden signed 17 orders to dismantle Trump-era policies on the pandemic and immigration, among others. Here’s the full list.
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/20/us/biden-executive-orders.html
— ‘A Total Failure’: The Proud Boys Now Mock Trump. Members of the far-right group, who were among Donald Trump’s staunchest fans, are calling him “weak,” in a sign of fraying support. – Sheera Frenkel
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/20/technology/proud-boys-trump.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Trump Leaves Washington the Way He Entered—as a Political Outsider. President departed with ties to Republican leaders strained and his political prospects unclear. – Andrew Restuccia and Rebecca Ballhaus
(DIERSEN: The more planks in the Republican Party platform that you support, the more that Republican leaders treat you as a political outsider. I should write a book about the planks in the Republican Party platform that leaders of the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois Republican Party have rejected since 2000. Most commonly, they reject the traditional marriage/family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, and/or equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) planks.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-faces-uncertain-future-as-he-leaves-white-house-11611157651

USA TODAY
— President Joe Biden executive order reverses Donald Trump ban on race and gender diversity training – Jessica Guynn
(DIERSEN: Democrats use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion to get rid of Republicans.)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2021/01/20/biden-executive-order-overturns-trump-diversity-training-ban/4236891001/

SEATTLE TIMES
— There’s a civil war all right, only right now it’s inside the Republican Party – Danny Westneat
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/theres-a-civil-war-all-right-only-right-now-its-inside-the-republican-party/

NEWSWEEK
— Biden’s Impending Immigration Blunder Will Cause a Border Stampede – JONATHAN TOBIN
https://www.newsweek.com/bidens-impending-immigration-blunder-will-cause-border-stampede-opinion-1562461

January 16 Morning Edition

ILLINOIS REPUBLICAN PARTY
— JANUARY 11, 2021 FLASHBACK: ILGOP Announces Open Process & Timeline for Selection of New Chairman
(DIERSEN: The deadline for filing an application is 5:00 PM on Thursday, January 21, 2021. Who do you want to file an application? Who has filed an application? Who will file an application? Who do you want the next Illinois Republican Party (IRP) Chairman to be? How will the next IRP Chairman treat the 2,446,891 in Illinois who voted for Trump? How will the next IRP Chairman treat Illinois voters who support the traditional marriage/family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, and equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) planks in the Republican Party platform? If I was still the Chairman of TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, the organization would host a candidate forum for IRP Chairman candidates.)
https://mailchi.mp/a6f9781827ce/icymi-pritzker-admin-mia-while-over-20-of-lasalle-veterans-home-residents-die-of-covid-4707208?e=766e44889d
— JANUARY 11, 2021 FLASHBACK: APPLICATION: Illinois Republican Party Chairman Qualifications 2021
https://illinois.gop/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Illinois-Republican-Party-Chairman-Application.pdf

CRAIN’S CHICAGO
— The Illinois GOP has an opportunity—even now. Yes, they’re facing a crisis of epic proportions in the post-Trump era. But don’t underestimate Illinois Democrats’ ability to overreach—and to ignore the dangers of failing to appeal to voters in the middle. – GREG HINZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/illinois-gop-has-opportunity-even-now
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Call it the Adam Kinzinger conundrum. Ask top Illinois Republicans who can lead the party back to the glory days, the days when the party’s nominee could grab a U.S. Senate seat or defeat Gov. J.B. Pritzker, and they’ll drop Kinzinger’s name. And almost as quickly, they’ll openly wonder whether the southwest suburban congressman who voted to impeach President Donald Trump can win a GOP primary and make it to the general election. So it goes for a GOP that, both in Illinois and nationally, is going through an existential identity crisis, one whose results will affect all of us and not just Republicans. Trump is toast. History. Soon to leave the White House and, after the invasion of Capitol Hill, without any real prospect to again hold public office or remain the dominant figure in the GOP. It may take a while but, like an ice cube in the sun, he’ll melt away, caught alone in a tweet-less land. But if Trump is gone, his voters and their issues remain. To deny them, to ignore their calls and their concerns, is to beg for another Trump to rise up later. “I don’t believe in a cult of personality,” says former gubernatorial and congressional hopeful Jeanne Ives, a cultural and economic conservative by anyone’s measure. But while the GOP needs to “take the rhetoric down,” she adds, “people want someone who is fighting for them. . . .People are tired of big government with no solutions.” Now, one of the reasons why many voters consider government to be the enemy is because of the garbage some of their leaders from Fox News-land are feeding them. You know, the enablers, the folks who helped peddle the line that arguably the most investigated and litigated presidential contest in American history has been rigged and unfairly decided. Like downstate U.S. Reps. Mike Bost and Mary Miller. Even as the Capitol was still reeling from the impact of a cop-battering, glass-breaking mob, they voted to give the mob what it wanted: a halt to certification of the presidential winner for no good reason beyond Trump’s heart’s desire. Or Todd Ricketts. He and his siblings own the Chicago Cubs, and some think his deep wallet might make Ricketts a candidate for statewide office or a major backer thereof sometime soon. But if Ricketts has any regrets for heading fundraising for Trump, he hasn’t voiced them. I’ve asked. Or the four other Republican congressmen from Illinois who couldn’t bring themselves to join Kinzinger and vote to hold the instigator in chief to account. That having been said, while some surely are flat-earthers and anti-vaxxers, 2.5 million Illinoisans voted for Trump. Their issues, be it tax rates, public safety or jobs, need to be addressed. They count. The truth is that, with Republicans in disarray, Illinois Democrats are utterly full of themselves, convinced in their gut they can do what they want because no one will call them to account. I’ll admit the Illinois House recently did finally retire Speaker Mike Madigan—after a decade of bad publicity and a growing series of federal indictments in the Commonwealth Edison scandal, that is. But those same legislative Democrats in that same legislative session also voted to boost Chicago firefighter pensions that the city already can’t pay for, costing hundreds of millions of dollars. The Dems also voted to further boost the bargaining clout of a Chicago Teachers Union that literally wants to own both sides of the bargaining table. Why? Because the unions wanted it, that’s why. And rank-and-file Democratic lawmakers don’t have the guts to say no. What I’m saying is that Illinois Republicans have opportunity, even now. Democrats are quite capable of soiling their own nest. But to reach millions of voters in the middle, the GOP somehow has to cleanse a brand that now is horridly tarnished. Please, give me real choice on Election Day.)

ABC7
— Chicago protest expected as Illinois, US brace for possible unrest leading to Inauguration Day Illinois State Capitol fortified as National Guard responds across country – Evelyn Holmes
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters use the Capitol Riot to get rid of Trump-supporters once and for all, and especially to get rid of Trump-supporters who are law enforcement officers, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. 2,446,891 in Illinois voted for Trump.)
https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-protest-expected-as-il-braces-for-possible-unrest-leading-to-inauguration/9711806/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— A ‘new day’ or same old for Illinois taxpayers? – JOHN KASS
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/john-kass/ct-illinois-taxpayers-kass-20210116-4qlljytcybftvkuugoqkkncyt4-story.html
— New state House Speaker Emanuel ‘Chris’ Welch made commitments for reform to force out Madigan. Can he keep them? – RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-speaker-emanuel-welch-20210116-gpagy25qirh7zmtrva6norlcb4-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— As inauguration in divided nation nears, Illinois getting ready for anything — and hopefully, nothing – Andrew Sullender
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters use the Capitol Riot to get rid of Trump-supporters once and for all, and especially to get rid of Trump-supporters who are law enforcement officers, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. 2,446,891 in Illinois voted for Trump.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2021/1/15/22234090/inauguration-illinois-pritzker-trump-biden-springfield-capitol-protests-seige-fbi
— Growing up racist in the shadow of Dr. King – David McGrath
(DIERSEN: Government is nasty. Politics is nasty, Democrats and Democrat plants are nasty. Libertarians and Libertarian plants are nasty. Greens and Green plants are nasty. Independents and Independent plants are nasty. RINOs are nasty. I should write a book about the aforesaid who have demonized, denigrated, and condemned my hometown of Crete the most. They stress that when I lived there 1948-1972, a) most of Crete’s residents were German Lutherans and b) no minorities lived there. They hint/imply/argue/stout that anyone who grew up in Crete when I did is a White supremacist, Nazi, KKK member, hater, racist, sexist, bigot, and even worse things who should be gotten rid of once and for all.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2021/1/14/22231611/chicago-racism-evergreen-park-dr-martin-luther-king-day-cvs-david-mcgrath
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Republicans Wonder How, And If, They Can Pull The Party Back Together.”
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/republicans-wonder-how-and-if-they-can-pull-party-back-together#stream/0

DAILY HERALD
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: Stava-Murray restores Facebook page that went dark after ‘viral’ post on police bill – Jake Griffin
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210115/stava-murray-restores-facebook-page-that-went-dark-after-viral-post-on-police-bill
(FROM THE ARTICLE: After her vote on the reform bill, Stava-Murray posted a message on the Facebook page that read: “Thin blue line folks: your continued harassment does not help your cause. I’m proud of voting for more police accountability.)

ILLINOIS TIMES
— Illinois politics redux Welch ascension draws scrutiny – Bruce Rushton
https://www.illinoistimes.com/springfield/illinois-politics-redux/Content?oid=13071613

NPR ILLINOIS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater asks “Can The Forces Unleashed By Trump’s Big Election Lie Be Undone?”
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/can-forces-unleashed-trumps-big-election-lie-be-undone-0#stream/0

WGLT
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “McLean County GOP Divided Over Trump, Election Fraud Claims.”
https://www.wglt.org/post/mclean-county-gop-divided-over-trump-election-fraud-claims#stream/0

AMERICAN GREATNESS
— Revenge of the Neocons The conflict between neoconservatives and the Trump base sets up a major battle for which faction will control the Republican Party in the post-Trump era. – Julie Kelly
https://amgreatness.com/2021/01/14/revenge-of-the-neocons/

BREITBART
— Joe Biden Weighs Amnesty Plan for Illegal Aliens in Meeting with Open Borders Lobby – John Binder
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/01/14/joe-biden-weighs-amnesty-plan-for-illegal-aliens-in-meeting-with-open-borders-lobby/

CHRISTIAN POST
— Franklin Graham compares Republicans who voted for Trump’s impeachment to Judas. – Ryan Foley
https://www.christianpost.com/us/franklin-graham-likens-republicans-backing-impeachment-to-judas.html

EPOCH TIMES
— Facebook Blocks Creation of New Events Near Capitols Through Inauguration Day – ZACHARY STIEBER
(DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes side with Facebook. Facebook is anti-law enforcement, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexual, anti-traditional marriage, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian American, anti-German American, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.theepochtimes.com/facebook-blocks-creation-of-new-events-near-capitols-through-inauguration-day_3659123.html
— Mexican President Mounts Global Campaign Against Big Tech Censorship – BOWEN XIAO
(DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes side with Big Tech. Big Tech is anti-law enforcement, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexual, anti-traditional marriage/family, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian American, anti-German American, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.theepochtimes.com/mexican-president-mounts-global-campaign-against-big-tech-censorship_3658184.html
— The Endgame of Transgender Ideology Is to Dismantle the Family The stage is being set for the legal marginalization of mothers, fathers, and families by force of law – KIMBERLY ELLS
(DIERSEN: Who takes the lead in destroying traditional marriage and the traditional family in your municipal district, in your municipality, in your township, in your county district, and in your county? I should write a book about those who focus on destroying traditional marriage and the traditional family in Wheaton’s West District, in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County’s 4th District, and in DuPage County. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout. I would focus on those who focus on getting rid of me.)
https://www.theepochtimes.com/the-endgame-of-transgender-ideology-is-to-dismantle-the-family_3650735.html
— An Ascendant Left Silences and Excludes Its Enemies – Michael Walsh
(DIERSEN: I should write a book about present and past leaders of the following who are/were on the left: Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Milton Township Republican Organization.)
https://www.theepochtimes.com/an-ascendant-left-silences-and-excludes-their-enemies_3653630.html

LIFE SITE NEWS
— Multiple companies that backed BLM violence, now blacklisting Republicans for electoral objections. Since Wednesday, more than twenty companies have suspended contributions to Republican members of congress who maintained objections to some of Biden’s electoral votes after the January 6 riot in Washington D.C. – Raymond Wolfe
https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/multiple-companies-that-backed-blm-violence-now-blacklisting-republicans-for-electoral-objections
— ‘This is going to be bigger than just one account’: Twitter CEO admits plan for censorship purge. Project Veritas has exposed Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s declaration that he will continue to remove accounts from the social media platform. – Dorothy Cummings McLean
https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/this-is-going-to-be-bigger-than-just-one-account-twitter-ceo-admits-to-censorship-on-camera
— Giuliani releases footage of BLM agitator giving riot training before Jan. 6 Capitol storming. John Sullivan, who was charged after telling police officers to stand down at the Capitol, can be seen training rioters how to evade being identified. – Emily Mangiaracina
https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/giuliani-releases-footage-of-blm-agitator-giving-riot-training-before-jan-6-capitol-storming
— Wikipedia founder slams Facebook, Twitter for not silencing Donald Trump sooner. Blame for the Capitol protests is ‘100 percent at the feet of Donald Trump,’ insisted Jimmy Wales, who last fall banned editor profiles from listing support for traditional marriage. – Calvin Freiburger
https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/wikipedia-founder-slams-facebook-twitter-for-not-silencing-donald-trump-sooner

THE HILL
— An attack on America that’s divided Congress — and a nation – MIKE LILLIS AND SCOTT WONG
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters use the Capitol Riot a) to get rid of Trump once and for all and b) to get rid of his supporters once and for all.)
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/534535-an-attack-on-america-thats-divided-congress-and-a-nation

POLITICO
— Wall Street’s big wish: Please move on – BEN WHITE and AUBREE ELIZA WEAVER
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Wall Street sides with those who want to get rid of individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are law enforcement, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/morning-money/2021/01/14/wall-streets-big-wish-please-move-on-792783

CNN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters glorify and praise those who promote hatred against Trump.
https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/15/health/people-challenging-bad-behavior-partner-wellness/index.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters say “Hell, Yes, Republicans Are Headed for a Bitter Internal Showdown.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/16/us/politics/republicans-trump-leadership.html
— The Big Promises Biden Is Making – Giovanni Russonello
(DIERSEN: Constructively, Biden promises to use the federal government a) to take opportunities, income, and assets away from those in Group A and b) to give those opportunities, income, and assets to those in Group B. Those in Group A are law enforcement, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time and those in Group B are anti-law enforcement, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexual, anti-traditional marriage, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian American, anti-German American, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/15/us/politics/biden-plans.html

WASHINGTON POST
— JANUARY 20, 2017 FLASHBACK: Inauguration protesters vandalize, set fires, try to disrupt Trump’s oath, as police arrest more than 200 – Theresa Vargas, Taylor Hartz and
Peter Hermann
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/protesters-bring-shouts-skirmishes-and-shutdowns-to-inauguration-celebration/2017/01/20/00ea4c72-df11-11e6-acdf-14da832ae861_story.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Boss Madigan Falls at Last Illinois gets a new House speaker, but the system of public-union dominance survives. – Editorial
https://www.wsj.com/articles/boss-madigan-falls-at-last-11610754243
— How the Capitol Riot Thrust Big American Companies Deeper Into Politics Corporate moves to decry the forces behind the Jan. 6 riot accelerate a broader movement in business to address social and political issues. Emily Glazer and Chip Cutter
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, “Big American Companies” make it clear that they want to get rid of individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are law enforcement, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/capitol-riot-business-trump-biden-11610591424
— ‘Vandalize’: A Term for Barbarism, From the Sacking of Rome to the Storming of the Capitol. The Latin name for a marauding ancient Germanic tribe made its way into the new article of impeachment against Donald Trump. – Ben Zimmer
(DIERSEN: I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who have stressed the strongest that I am 100% national origin and that my ancestors immigrated during the 1840s and 1850s from what is now Germany. In my defense, I stress that according to http://dna.ancestry.com , my ancestry is 33% Europe West, 28% Scandinavia, 24% Great Britain, 11% Ireland, 2% Europe East, 1% Finland/Northwest Russia, and 1% Italy/Greece.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/vandalize-a-term-for-barbarism-from-the-sacking-of-rome-to-the-storming-of-the-capitol-11610574348
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The original vandals were a Germanic people who sacked Rome in 455 AD, after overrunning Gaul, Spain and northern Africa. The Latin name for the tribe was the “Vandali,” plural of “Vandalus.” That was simply the Roman version of the name used by tribal members themselves in an early Germanic language . . .According to Andy Merrills, a professor of ancient history at the University of Leicester, Grégoire’s coinage ended up demonizing the Germanic tribe of Vandals by making them symbols of chaos, ensuring that they would be “remembered solely for their violence and destruction.”)
— More Restaurants Resist Indoor-Dining Bans as Restrictions Remain. States have stepped up enforcement of the rules, heightening the risk for restaurants. – Heather Haddon
https://www.wsj.com/articles/more-restaurants-resist-indoor-dining-bans-as-restrictions-remain-11610727024
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Dean Pappas is stuck between an indoor-dining ban and a hard place. His family has been running the Glen Oak Cafe in Glen Ellyn, Ill., for 43 years. Thanks to carryout and a $57,000 federal loan, Mr. Pappas managed to avoid going out of business when pandemic lockdowns forced him to suspend indoor dining from March to June. The construction of a tent helped him regain a sizable amount of business over the summer. But business plunged in October when the state ordered restaurants in his county to stop offering indoor dining for a second time; it was banned statewide the following month. Mr. Pappas ignored the mandates and kept serving customers indoors at his 160-seat breakfast and lunch restaurant. Nonetheless, sales remain 60% lower from last year. “I’m not making anything,” said Mr. Pappas, 60 years old. “But at least I’m keeping the place going.”)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters promote hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/liz-cheney-shows-what-leadership-looks-like-11610666627
— The ‘Common Carrier’ Solution to Social-Media Censorship. Railroads can’t refuse to carry passengers for their political views. The same rule should apply to online monopolies, legal scholar Richard Epstein argues. – Tunku Varadarajan
(DIERSEN: My critics/opponents want Google to continue to refuse to treat www.gopillinois.com as being a news website. I should write a book about my critics/opponents. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-common-carrier-solution-to-social-media-censorship-11610732343
— How the Left Hijacked Civil Rights. For centuries black Americans debated how to overcome racism—but they always emphasized human agency and individual responsibility. – Robert L. Woodson Sr. and Joshua Mitchell
(DIERSEN: Democrats and RINOs use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion to get rid of Republicans, and especially Republicans who are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-the-left-hijacked-civil-rights-11610748711
— FRONT PAGE: Joe Biden Vows to Unify America. – Ken Thomas and Sabrina Siddiqui
(DIERSEN: Democrats want to unify the following against Republicans: individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are anti-law enforcement, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexual, anti-traditional marriage/family, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian American, anti-German American, anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time, minorities, women, younger people, LGBTQers, non-married, veteran, liberal, moderate, Democrat, Libertarian, Independent, RINO, criminals, boozers, gamblers, stoners, those who are in America illegally, recent immigrants, those who have financial, health, and/or other problems, those who lack education, those who lack work experience, those who lack job skills, etc.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/joe-biden-vows-to-unify-america-that-job-has-become-dramatically-harder-11610723681

NATIONAL LAW REVIEW
— Can Employers Fire Rioters? Employers’ Rights in Policing Employee Off-Duty Conduct and Employment Law Consequences of the Capitol Riots (DIERSEN: I attended a Bob Dole rally in Wheaton in 1996. That made my Democrat GAO superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates furious. SEE: https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1996/07/05/dole-takes-pulse-of-the-heartland/913b56e4-dd07-4491-9bb3-7de45ad54d5f/ )
https://www.natlawreview.com/article/can-employers-fire-rioters-employers-rights-policing-employee-duty-conduct-and

January 11 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Michael Madigan ‘suspending’ campaign to continue as Illinois House speaker
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/madigan-suspending-campaign-to-continue-as-illinois-house-speaker/9561341/
— FBI: Armed protests planned in all 50 states between now and Inauguration Day – Chuck Goudie
https://abc7chicago.com/fbi-armed-protests-planned-in-all-50-states-over-next-10-days/9564979/

NBC5
— DC Attorney General Considers Riot Incitement Charges Against Donald Trump Jr., Giuliani, GOP Rep. Brooks – Dan Mangan
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/business/money-report/d-c-attorney-general-considers-riot-incitement-charges-against-donald-trump-jr-giuliani-gop-rep-brooks/2413647/
— ISP ‘Tracking Possible Events’ at Illinois Capitol This Weekend After FBI Memo. A memo from the FBI warned law enforcement agencies across the country of possible armed protests at all 50 state Capitols
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/isp-tracking-possible-events-at-illinois-capitol-this-weekend-after-fbi-memo/2413772/
— Law Enforcement: We’ll Be Ready for Joe Biden’s Inauguration. Trump is skipping Biden’s inaugural, a decision Biden said was a “good thing,” though Vice President Mike Pence and his wife plan to attend. – Colleen Long and Alexandra Jaffe
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/politics/biden-administration/biden-team-reveals-theme-of-inauguration-america-united/2413636/

CBS2
— Opposition For Illinois Police Reform Bill That Holds Officers Liable For Civil Suits When Violating Constitutional Rights, Requires Body Cameras – Suzanne Le Mignot
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/01/11/opposition-for-illinois-police-reform-bill-that-holds-officers-liable-for-civil-suits-when-violating-constitutional-rights-requires-body-cameras/

WGN RADIO
— Germany’s Merkel: Trump’s Twitter eviction ‘problematic’ – AP
https://wgnradio.com/news/germanys-merkel-trumps-twitter-eviction-problematic/

WLS AM
— Pence and Trump finally speak after post-riot estrangement
https://www.wlsam.com/news/pence-and-trump-remain-estranged-in-aftermath-of-riot/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— The exit sign for Mike Madigan is lit. Finish the job, Democrats. – Editorial
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-madigan-resign-house-speaker-20210111-ecq5tluopna4jezf7bi3qe7d7i-story.html
— In politically calculated move, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan suspends bid for another term but doesn’t bow out – DAN PETRELLA
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-house-speaker-race-20210111-2ugyt2trtjg65fnlcn2exejtru-story.html
— Madigan suspends speaker bid, is it a path to victory? | Where your Illinois congressman stands on Trump impeachment | FBI warns more violence possible across the US – LISA DONOVAN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-madigan-pause-speaker-trump-impeachment-illinois-delegation-spin-20210112-vyfb7xmxlnhmld3onnfuozxpbm-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Downstate Republican state legislator who collapsed during House proceedings hoping to leave hospital soon. Jose Durbin, the chief of staff for the Republican Rep. Darren Bailey, said Bailey might return on Tuesday. – Rachel Hinton
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2021/1/11/22224994/darren-bailey-collapse-illinois-house-session-return-tuesday-legislature
— Madigan suspends campaign for House speaker so Democrats ‘can work to find someone, other than me. In a stunning move, the long-serving House speaker, one of the most powerful politicians in the state, is putting on hold his campaign to be re-elected speaker. Fifty-one House Democrats voted for Madigan to remain in the position he’s held for almost four decades in their first round of voting Sunday, short of the 60 needed. – Rachel Hinton
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2021/1/11/22225056/michael-madigan-suspend-campaign-house-speaker-legislature
— Illinois Senate passes firefighter pension bill over mayor’s strenuous objections. City Hall says the bill would saddle beleaguered Chicago taxpayers with $18 million in additional costs the first year, $30 million every year after that and $850 million by 2055. – Fran Spielman
https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2021/1/11/22225434/firefighter-pensions-increase-illinois-senate-bill-passes-chicago-mayor-objects
— Fired for storming the Capitol? Why most workers aren’t protected for what they do on their own time – Elizabeth C. Tippett
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2021/1/11/22225040/fired-for-storming-the-capitol

DAILY HERALD
— Ives to return donations from Inverness businessman charged in Capitol riots – Steve Zalusky
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210110/ives-to-return-donations-from-inverness-businessman-charged-in-capitol-riots

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Madigan suspends campaign for speaker But he says he’s not ending his bid to be re-elected to lead the Illinois House. – GREG HINZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/madigan-suspends-campaign-speaker

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRAT
— Chicago police investigating if employees in Capitol attack – AP
https://www.bnd.com/news/state/illinois/article248437155.html

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— Illinois faces major challenges amid COVID fallout as Speaker Madigan struggles to hold onto power – RICK PEARSON
https://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/illinois-faces-major-challenges-amid-covid-fallout-as-speaker-madigan-struggles-to-hold-onto-power/article_8182f2da-f29d-5064-a53d-8658ca51f8c4.html

NPR ILLINOIS
— New York State Bar Association Considers Expelling Rudy Giuliani – MERRIT KENNEDY
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/new-york-state-bar-association-considers-expelling-rudy-giuliani#stream/0
— Trump Misses Deadline For Reporting First Census Results To Congress
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/trump-misses-deadline-reporting-first-census-results-congress#stream/0
— Invoking Nazi Germany, Arnold Schwarzenegger Denounces Capitol Siege
(DIERSEN: If Trump-haters invoke Hitler, it is OK, but if Trump-supporters invoke Hitler, it is not OK.)
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/invoking-nazi-germany-arnold-schwarzenegger-denounces-capitol-siege#stream/0
— BLM Activists Cite Difference Between BLM Protests, Capitol Breach – JUANA SUMMERS
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/activists-cite-difference-between-blm-protests-capitol-breach#stream/0
— Facebook Taps Former Obama Official As Vice President Of Civil Rights – BRAKKTON BOOKER
(DIERSEN: Democrats and RINOs use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion to get rid of Republicans, and especially to get rid of Republicans who are Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/facebook-taps-former-obama-official-vice-president-civil-civil-rights#stream/0

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— Working to bridge the opportunity divide in communities of color across the U.S. – Reyna Harvey
(DIERSEN: Where were you raised? According to my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes, my being raised in Crete gave me tremendous unfair advantages over minorities and over females notwithstanding the fact that neither of my outstanding parents attended college, my father was the first of his ancestors to earn a high school diploma, and my mother never attended high school.)
https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/hidden-history/black-history-month/yearup-working-to-bridge-the-opportunity-divide-in-communities-of-color-across-the-u-s/

BURR RIDGE PATCH
— Burr Ridge Official In Dispute With Bosses. Trustees are set to appoint an acting finance director, while the current one remains on leave. – David Giuliani
https://patch.com/illinois/burrridge/burr-ridge-official-dispute-bosses

CENTER FOR ILLINOIS POLITICS
— Latinos Want Their Population Gains to Increase Their Representation. Madigan may be key. – Derrick Blakley
(DIERSEN: Everyone can ask what percent of those who represent them share their demographics: race, gender, age group, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, homeowner/renter, income range, net worth range, education, profession, veteran status, health status, liberal/moderate/conservative, political affiliation, Trump hater/supporter, gun owner status, length of time your ancestors have been in America, etc.)
https://www.centerforilpolitics.org/articles/latinos-want-their-population-gains-to-transcend-to-more-representation

ILLINOIS REPUBLICAN PARTY
— ILGOP Announces Open Process & Timeline for Selection of New Chairman
https://mailchi.mp/a6f9781827ce/icymi-pritzker-admin-mia-while-over-20-of-lasalle-veterans-home-residents-die-of-covid-4707208?e=766e44889d
— Illinois Republican Party Chairman Qualifications 2021
https://illinois.gop/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Illinois-Republican-Party-Chairman-Application.pdf

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— MADIGAN FACES REBELLION WITHIN DEMOCRAT HOUSE CAUCUS; 5TH TERM LEFTIST LEADS OPPOSITION
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2021/01/madigan-faces-rebellion-within-democrat-house-caucus-5th-term-leftist-leads-opposition.html
— IL GOP OPENS APPLICATION PROCESS FOR NEXT CHAIRMAN
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2021/01/il-gop-opens-application-process-for-next-chairman.html
— DURBIN, SCHNEIDER BILL COULD DEEM MAGA RALLIES “DOMESTIC TERRORIST ACTIVITY,” CURRAN RESPONDS
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2021/01/durbin-schneider-bill-could-deem-maga-rallies-domestic-terrorist-activity-curran-responds.html
— ILLINOIS DEMOCRATS FOCUS ON PUSHING THROUGH STATEWIDE “DEFUND THE POLICE” BILL THIS WEEK
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2021/01/illinois-democrats-focus-on-pushing-through-statewide-defund-the-police-bill-this-week.html
— WE MUST HEED LINCOLN’S WARNING ABOUT MOB RULE
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2021/01/we-must-heed-lincolns-warning-about-mob-rule.html
— 9 WASTEFUL PROGRAMS FROM MASSIVE SPENDING BILL THAT CAN, AND SHOULD, BE REVERSED
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2021/01/9-wasteful-programs-from-massive-spending-bill-that-can-and-should-be-reversed.html
— BIZ GROUPS OPPOSE PRITZKER’S $500B TAX HIKE ON ILLINOIS’ SMALL BUSINESSES
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2021/01/business-groups-join-to-oppose-pritzkers-500b-tax-hike-on-illinois-small-businesses-.html

CAPITOL FAX
— 4,776 new confirmed and probable cases; 53 additional deaths; 3,540 hospitalized; 759 in ICU; 7.6 percent case positivity rate; 8.9 percent test positivity rate
https://capitolfax.com/2021/01/11/4776-new-confirmed-and-probable-cases-53-additional-deaths-3540-hospitalized-759-in-icu-76-percent-case-positivity-rate-89-percent-test-positivity-rate/
— Who should be the next ILGOP chair? Explain.
https://capitolfax.com/2021/01/11/question-of-the-day-3189/
— Women’s groups now say that new House Speaker must have supported the ERA, HB40 and the RHA
https://capitolfax.com/2021/01/11/womens-groups-now-say-that-new-house-speaker-must-have-supported-the-era-hb40-and-the-rha/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters promote Kinzinger.
https://capitolfax.com/2021/01/11/keep-an-eye-on-kinzinger/
— ISP will have “all available resources at our disposal” to respond to threats
https://capitolfax.com/2021/01/11/isp-will-have-all-available-resources-at-our-disposal-to-respond-to-threats/
— Despite suspension of his campaign, Madigan still has staunch loyalists
https://capitolfax.com/2021/01/11/despite-suspension-of-his-campaign-madigan-still-has-staunch-loyalists/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— GOP blocks Pelosi’s first attempt to punish Trump after Capitol attack – Stephen Dinan
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jan/11/gop-blocks-pelosis-first-attempt-punish-trump-afte/
— Pompeo slams anti-American ‘woke-ism’ at Voice of America, U.S. broadcast outlets
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jan/11/pompeo-slams-anti-american-woke-ism-voice-america-/
— Up to 15,000 National Guard troops to be in D.C. for Biden inauguration – Mike Glenn
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jan/11/15000-national-guard-troops-will-be-dc-biden-inaug/

BLAZE
— Leaders in Germany and France attack Twitter’s move to ban President Trump, blast Big Tech for curbing free speech. ‘Problematic’ – Chris
Field (DIERSEN: Google constructively bans my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails by refusing to treat www.gopillinois.com as being a news website.)
https://www.theblaze.com/news/leaders-germany-france-attack-big-tech-trump-ban
— Nancy Pelosi says ‘whiteness’ to blame for US Capitol riots: ‘That’s what this is about’ ‘People in our country, led by this President, for the moment, who have chosen their whiteness over democracy’ – Chris Enloe
https://www.theblaze.com/news/pelosi-blames-whiteness-capitol-riots
— FBI warns ‘armed protests’ are being planned in all 50 states ahead of Inauguration Day ”A huge uprising’ – Phil Shiver
https://www.theblaze.com/news/fbi-armed-protests-being-planned

TOWNHALL
— Instead of Impeachment, McCarthy Wants Congress to Address Four Other Areas – Beth Baumann
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/bethbaumann/2021/01/11/gop-leader-mccarthy-offers-four-alternatives-to-impeachment-n2582971

ONE NEWS NOW
— Post-Trump GOP being warned: Dems will use H.R. 1 to destroy you – Chad Groening, Billy Davis
https://onenewsnow.com/culture/2021/01/11/post-trump-gop-being-warned-dems-will-use-hr-1-to-destroy-you

EPOCH TIMES
— Twitter Shares Drop by 12 Percent After Company Banned Trump – ZACHARY STIEBER
(DIERSEN: One could argue that Twitter does not exist to make a profit, but that it exists to advance the Democrat, Libertarian, and Green party platforms.)
https://www.theepochtimes.com/twitter-shares-drop-by-12-percent-after-company-banned-trump_3652172.html
— Trump ‘Itching to Defend Himself’ Against Impeachment – ZACHARY STIEBER
https://www.theepochtimes.com/navarro-trump-itching-to-defend-himself-against-impeachment_3652273.html

THE HILL
— House to vote on impeaching Trump Wednesday – SCOTT WONG AND MIKE LILLIS
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/533617-democrats-file-impeachment-article-accusing-trump-of-inciting-attack-on
— Wave of companies cut off donations — much of it to GOP – JULIEGRACE BRUFKE AND ALEX GANGITANO
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/533711-wave-of-companies-cut-off-donations-much-of-it-to-gop
— House Democrats are charging ahead this week to impeach President Trump anew for his role in Wednesday’s attack on the U.S. Capitol — and this time they might have some GOP support. – MIKE LILLIS AND SCOTT WONG
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/533720-republicans-gauge-support-for-trump-impeachment
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Centrist Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), an Iraq and Afghanistan war vet who’s clashed with Trump, has signaled support for impeachment. “I’ll vote the right way, you know, if I’m presented with that,” Kinzinger said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” program. “I just think it’s probably not the smartest move right now, but I think that’s going to be out of my hands.” A day later, after the article of impeachment was introduced, Kinzinger’s spokesman struck a harsher tone and indicated the Illinois Republican may very well vote with Democrats. “Congressman Kinzinger is committed to doing what is right, no matter the political cost. What President Trump did last week was incite violence and encourage a mob to attack the United States Capitol. Clearly, the President violated his oath of office and is unfit to serve,” the spokesman said in a statement. Kinzinger won re-election in November by 29 percentage points.)

POLITICO
— House has the votes to impeach Trump for inciting Capitol riots Momentum to impeach the president a second time has only grown since last Wednesday’s attack. – KYLE CHENEY, SARAH FERRIS and HEATHER CAYGLE
https://www.politico.com/news/2021/01/11/house-trump-impeachment-457440
— Trump Media Empire? Don’t Bet on It. He may desperately need his own platform now that he’s been exiled from Twitter, but it’s going to cost him more than he’s got. – JACK SHAFER
https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2021/01/09/trump-building-media-empire-456888

WASHINGTON POST
— Up to 15,000 National Guard members could be deployed in D.C. during inauguration – Dan Lamothe
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2021/01/11/national-guard-protests-riots-capital/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Republicans who aren’t willing to act against sedition are complicit.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/01/11/passivity-is-complicity/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats use Trump to get rid of Republicans once and for all, and especially to get rid of Republicans who are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. Ever-increasingly, the aforesaid are buying firearms and ammunition for their self-defense.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/01/11/hillary-clinton-impeach-trump-capitol-white-supremacy/

COMMITTEE TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS
— Section 230 reform could have unintended consequences for the press – Madeline Earp
(DIERSEN: My critics/opponents vehemently disapprove of many articles. They should sue those who wrote and published those articles rather than destroying me because I included links in GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails to those articles.)
http://support.cpj.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=1521.0&dlv_id=5142&pgwrap=n

RASMUSSEN REPORTS
— Most Voters Oppose Slavery Reparations, But Expect Democrats Will Approve Payments
https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/racism/most_voters_oppose_slavery_reparations_but_expect_democrats_will_approve_payments

January 2 Morning Edition

ABC7
— Mitt Romney slams vaccine distribution roll out: ‘As incomprehensible as it is inexcusable’ – CNN
https://abc7chicago.com/covid-19-vaccine-mitt-romney-rollout-pfizer/9280958/

NBC5
— In Georgia, Biden’s Presidency Meets Early Defining Moment. In his last visit, Biden called Republican Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler “roadblocks” – Bill Barrow
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/politics/in-georgia-bidens-presidency-meets-early-defining-moment/2406371/

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Name change for CPS’ Agassiz Elementary expected to be the first of many. The decision to rename the Lake View school for one of three Black women is expected to be followed by similar undertakings at dozens of CPS schools. – Nader Issa and Lauren FitzPatrick
https://chicago.suntimes.com/education/2021/1/1/22197836/cps-louis-agassiz-elementary-name-change-expected
— Wisconsin police monitor recreational marijuana in Illinois. A 2017 report on the effect legal recreational marijuana in Colorado and Washington had on neighboring states found “a sharp increase in marijuana possession arrests in border counties.” But checks with police along the Illinois-Wisconsin state line have shown no such rise, so far. – AP
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/2021/1/2/22204742/marijuana-illinois-recreational-pot-sales-chicago-wisconsin-police-monitor-state-line-impact

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— End of the Lipinski era: A 45-year political reign on Chicago’s Southwest Side comes to a close – BILL RUTHHART and RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-dan-lipinski-william-chicago-southwest-side-20210102-vfetdanqx5foza5gvsa4nrszpa-story.html
— Old railroad corridors near Chicago transformed into all-weather trails for hiking, cycling and cross-country skiing – JEANINE BARONE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/travel/ct-trav-rails-to-trails-0103-20210102-bmkiqagstbgkbcfov7uq4do5du-list.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The 61-mile Illinois Prairie Path (aka IPP) is one of the nation’s oldest rail-trails, dating to 1967. Following the right of way of the former Chicago Aurora and Elgin Railroad, the IPP consists of three main branches, each making for a delightful day trip from Chicago. (Wheaton, the central trailhead for all three, is just 30 miles from the Windy City.) Along the more urban Main Branch, Villa Park is worth a stop. Its Historical Museum housed in a reclaimed train depot displays several old train signals outside. Other remnants of the route’s railroad past are found in Wheaton’s Volunteer Park, where a contemporary sculpture was created from spikes, bolts and part of the Roarin’ Elgin’s original third rail. The 13-mile Aurora Branch is especially leafy, owing to the necklace of forest preserves along the way, including the St. James Farm. This former equestrian estate displays many horse-related bronzes and reliefs that will enthrall art enthusiasts. It also makes for serene picnicking beside a parcel of prairie gardens and a cattail pond. Not far from Wheaton, the 14-mile-long Elgin Branch slips into the verdant Lincoln Marsh Natural Area, where a network of nature trails with observation points — including a floating boardwalk — offer birders the opportunity to spot great egrets, green herons and other species.)

WBEZ
— Look At Who’s Eyeing A Run To Replace Jesse White, The State’s Most Popular Democrat. Illinois’ long-serving secretary of state says he won’t be seeking reelection in 2022. – Tony Arnold
https://www.wbez.org/stories/people-are-lining-up-to-replace-the-states-most-popular-democrat/5da39810-d8d4-406d-b503-89c2f537ea5c

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— Embattled Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan gets backing for reelection from majority of Latinx Caucus – Rick Pearson
https://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/embattled-illinois-house-speaker-michael-madigan-gets-backing-for-reelection-from-majority-of-latinx-caucus/article_cee62f3f-3c46-5c2c-b847-bc7da94b02d8.html

PRAIRIE STATE WIRE
— Breen fumes at governor’s latest mandates: ‘Small business has been left to die under Pritzker’ – Glenn Minnis
https://prairiestatewire.com/stories/568292999-breen-fumes-at-governor-s-latest-mandates-small-business-has-been-left-to-die-under-pritzker
— Curran criticizes governor’s handling of COVID-19 crisis: ‘The way we’ve closed the state is really a tragedy’ – Glenn Minnis
https://prairiestatewire.com/stories/568281879-curran-criticizes-governor-s-handling-of-covid-19-crisis-the-way-we-ve-closed-the-state-is-really-a-tragedy
— Dabrowski blasts governor’s COVID-19 response: ‘There is no data being presented that justifies it’ – Glenn Minnis
https://prairiestatewire.com/stories/568894205-dabrowski-blasts-governor-s-covid-19-response-there-is-no-data-being-presented-that-justifies-it

FOX NEWS
— Trump the clear Republican ‘front-runner’ in next White House race. Trump, Pence, other potential 2024 GOP contenders to attend major Republican Party meeting next week. – Paul Steinhauser
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-clear-republican-frontrunner-2024-white-house-race

AMERICAN THINKER
— We Don’t Need To Accept The ‘New Normal’ The Left Is Forcing On Us – Caren Besner
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, under hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters, the ‘New Normal’ is the demise of individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are law enforcement, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, homeowners, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2021/01/we_dont_need_to_accept_the_new_normal_the_left_is_forcing_on_us.html

DAILY CALLER
— McConnell Again Blocks Standalone $2,000 Stimulus Check Bill – HENRY RODGERS
https://dailycaller.com/2021/01/01/mcconnell-again-blocks-standalone-2000-stimulus-check-bill-new-years-covid-19-coronavirus/

EPOCH TIMES
— Proposed House Rules Seek to Erase Gendered Terms Such as ‘Father, Mother, Son, Daughter’ – MIMI NGUYEN LY
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote LGBTQ, that is, ever-increasingly, Democrats promote the destruction of traditional marriage and the destruction of the traditional family.)
https://www.theepochtimes.com/proposed-house-rules-seek-to-erase-gendered-terms-such-as-father-mother-son-daughter_3640653.html

THE HILL
— Congress overrides Trump veto for the first time – JORDAIN CARNEY
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/532321-congress-overrides-trump-ndaa-veto
— Five GOP contenders — other than Trump — for 2024 – NIALL STANAGE
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/531796-five-gop-contenders-other-than-trump-for-2024

NEW YORK TIMES
— Immigrant Neighborhoods Shifted Red as the Country Chose Blue – Weiyi Cai and Ford Fessenden
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/12/20/us/politics/election-hispanics-asians-voting.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Across the United States, many areas with large populations of Latinos and residents of Asian descent, including ones with the highest numbers of immigrants, had something in common this election: a surge in turnout and a shift to the right, often a sizable one. The pattern was evident in big cities like Chicago and New York, in California and Florida, and along the Texas border with Mexico, according to a New York Times analysis of voting in 28,000 precincts in more than 20 cities. Joseph R. Biden Jr. beat President Trump in almost all of these places en route to his record popular vote victory. But the red shifts, along with a wave of blue shifts in Republican and white areas, have scrambled the conventional wisdom of American politics and could presage a new electoral calculus for the parties.)
— Virginia Judge Won’t Try Black Man in Courtroom Lined With White Portraits. David Bernhard, a circuit court judge, wrote in his decision that the display of portraits of white judges “is based on a non-racial principle, yet yields a racial result.” – Derrick Bryson Taylor
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout a) that if Whites achieve more than minorities, it is because of Republican racism and b) that if men achieve more than women, it is because of Republican sexism.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/01/us/virginia-judge-white-portraits.html
— FAFSA’s Expected Family Contribution Is Going Away. Good Riddance. The dollar figure that the federal financial aid form spits out has long left families confused and despondent. And then there are those great expectations. – Ron Lieber
(DIERSEN: How much money did you expect your parents to pay for your bachelor’s degree? I did not expect my parents to pay anything. Neither of my outstanding parents attended college. My father was the first of his ancestors to earn a high school diploma. He fought type 1 diabetes from age 14, worked in the office of a nasty chemical plant in Chicago Heights, almost always worked second jobs to pay the family’s bills, did not buy a new car until he was 45 in 1967 and it was a bottom of the line 2-door Chevy, and died suddenly when he was 47 and I was 21. My mother never attended high school and she never worked outside the home until after he died. My outstanding parents provided me with room and board 1966-1968 while I took classes at UIC, weekends during my first semester at NIU in 1969, and the summer of 1969.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/30/your-money/fafsa-expected-family-contribution.html

NEW YORK POST
— Trump rips ‘Pathetic!!!’ Senate GOP for blocking $2,000 checks – Steven Nelson
https://nypost.com/2021/01/01/trump-rips-pathetic-senate-gop-for-blocking-2k-checks/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— What’s at Stake in Georgia. Here’s the difference between a Democratic and Republican Senate this year. – Editorial
https://www.wsj.com/articles/whats-at-stake-in-georgia-11609540879
— Never Think You’re Too Old to Become a Beginner – Tom Vanderbilt
(DIERSEN: My Democrat and IRS superiors, supervisors, coworkers and subordinates demonized me, denigrated me, and condemned me as being a failed late-coming beginner in accounting and in auditing. They stressed that I did not a) take and pass the CPA examination until I was 30 in 1979, b) earn a master’s degree in accounting from DePaul until I was 31, and c) take and pass the Certified Internal Auditor examination until I was 32. They would have done that if I had been a Democrat, minority, female, and/or veteran.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/for-new-years-resolutions-never-think-youre-too-old-to-become-a-beginner-11609426707
— The Future Turns 50 This Year – Daniel Casse
(DIERSEN: What did you do in 1971? I started the year when I was 22 years old a) working for Firestone Stores as the Retail Sales Manager in its Chicago Heights store, b) taking a graduate business course at UIC, c) pursuing a financial hardship draft deferment, and d) driving a 1969 Dodge Charger SE. Then, I accepted a job offer from Oldsmobile, and that changed everything because Oldsmobile withdrew that job offer saying that it had just agreed to stop hiring Whites to settle an EEOC complaint after my Firestone Store manager had rudely fired me for accepting that offer. That directly resulted in my accepting a job offer from IRS to be a GS-7 (currently $47,965/year) Revenue Officer in Chicago. As an IRS employee, I was a member of the National Treasury Employees Union. I accepted my Firestone Store manager’s offer to come back and work part-time. I lived in Crete with my mother and brother. After my Charger was stolen in Chicago, I bought a new 1972 Corvette and a 1962 Chevy Bel Air. Late in the year, Loyola accepted me into its Graduate School of Business.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-future-turns-50-this-year-11609537573

NEWSWEEK
— Kinzinger Fires Back at Fox News Host Mark Levin Who Called for His Defeat: ‘Outrage for Profit’ – CHRISTINA ZHAO
https://www.newsweek.com/gop-lawmaker-fires-back-fox-news-host-who-called-his-defeat-outrage-profit-1558473

NATIONAL LAW REVIEW
— Nasdaq Proposed Rule Would Require Board Diversity and Transparency
(DIERSEN: I should write a book about groups that are ever-increasingly in the minority in the Illinois Republican Party (IRP), DuPage County Republican Central Committee (DCRCC), and Milton Township Republican Organization (MTRO). I would focus on groups that support the traditional marriage/family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, and equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) planks in the Republican Party platform. I would focus on how little if at all that IRP, DCRCC, and MTRO leaders defend or promote the aforesaid planks.)
https://www.natlawreview.com/article/nasdaq-proposed-rule-would-require-board-diversity-and-transparency
(FROM THE ARTICLE: In its proposal, Nasdaq emphasized that this year’s “social justice movement has brought heightened attention to the commitment of public companies to diversity and inclusion.” The proposal also cites several academic publications that studied the relationship between diverse boards and improved financial performance and corporate governance. As a result, the proposal seeks to encourage companies to have boards of directors that better reflect the country’s diverse population. The proposal would accomplish this goal by requiring a few things from companies. Under the proposed rule, Nasdaq-listed companies, subject to certain exemptions, would be required to: report on their annual proxy statements or websites statistical information regarding the gender, race, and LGBTQ+ makeup of their boards; and have at least two diverse directors: one who self-identifies as female and one who self-identifies as “an [u]nderrepresented minority” or “a member of the LGBTQ+ community.” Companies with corporate boards that do not satisfy the diversity requirements would be required to explain in their annual proxy statements or on their websites why they did not meet the requirements. The term “underrepresented minority” will be construed in accordance with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) definitions, which include: “Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Asian, Native American or Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, or Two or More Races or Ethnicities.” Gender, underrepresented minority status, and LGBTQ+ status would be self-identified. According to the proposal, requiring an explanation from companies that do not satisfy the diversity requirements would provide investors with additional information so they can make more informed investment decisions. Nasdaq would phase the rule in over a period of several years. The proposed rule would require at least one diverse director no later than two years after the rule’s approval, and two diverse directors no later than four years after approval for companies listed on two of Nasdaq’s tiers, or five years for a third tier.)

REASON
— “Diversity” Nonsense Cost Tens of Thousands of Lives. Moderna Delayed its Vaccine Trials to Ensure it had “Enough” Minority Representation. – DAVID BERNSTEIN
(DIERSEN: How many protected groups are you a member of? Protected groups include those who are minority, female, younger, LGBTQ, disabled, veteran, citizens of foreign countries, non-Trump supporters, non-Christians, non-Protestants, non-Italian Americans, non-German Americans, Democrat, Libertarian, Green, Independent, RINO, moderate, liberal, low-income, those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time, drinkers, gamblers, stoners, and those who lack education, lack job skills, lack job experience, have financial problems, and/or have health problems.)
https://reason.com/volokh/2021/01/01/diversity-nonsense-cost-tens-of-thousands-of-lives/

NATION
— The Past and Future of the Left in the Democratic Party. Centrist Democrats who blamed the left for election losses would do well to remember the people who have fought for and shaped the party’s history. – Michael Brenes and Michael Koncewicz
(DIERSEN: I should write a book about groups that are ever-increasingly in the minority in the Illinois Republican Party (IRP), DuPage County Republican Central Committee (DCRCC), and Milton Township Republican Organization (MTRO). I would focus on those who support the traditional marriage/family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, and equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) planks in the Republican Party platform. I would focus on how little if at all that IRP, DCRCC, and MTRO leaders defend or promote the aforesaid planks.)
https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/left-history-democratic-party/

December 25 Morning Edition

ABC7
— These are the 23 states raising the minimum wage in 2021
(DIERSEN: What is your minimum wage story? I washed dishes for the minimum wage in the basement of the S.S. Kresges in Chicago Heights part-time during my junior and senior years at Crete-Monee High School and full-time during the summer in between. With the money that I earned, I a bought a new 1966 Pontiac Tempest Sprint in May of 1966 to commute to/from classes at UIC from my parents’ home in Crete.)
https://abc7chicago.com/finance/which-states-are-raising-the-minimum-wage-in-2021/8642710/

CBS2
— New Rash Of Robberies, Carjackings Reported In Lincoln Park, Lakeview
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout that Black crime is caused by Republican discrimination against Blacks.)
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/12/24/new-rash-of-robberies-carjackings-reported-in-lincoln-park-lakeview/

NORTHWEST INDIANA TIMES
— VERY SAD: Concordia University Chicago lays off 51, closes 15 programs – AP
https://www.nwitimes.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/chicago-area-private-college-lays-off-51-closes-15-programs/article_2495b655-8a57-59dd-9bd1-9e06a46c077d.html

SUBURBAN LIFE
— Daily COVID-19 cases in DuPage County rise as 413 new infections reported Thursday, 8 deaths – Joshua Welge
https://www.shawlocal.com/my-suburban-life/coronavirus/2020/12/25/daily-covid-19-cases-in-dupage-county-rise-as-413-new-infections-reported-thursday-8-deaths/

NPR ILLINOIS
— ‘Trusted Messengers, Trusted Messages’: How To Overcome Vaccine Hesitancy – FRAN KRITZ
(DIERSEN: Government is nasty. Politics is nasty. Who focuses on making others distrust you? I should write a book about those who focus on making others distrust me. I would focus on those who have worked the hardest since 2000 to make others distrust me because I included links in GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails to articles that they do not like. I would focus on those who have been Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct since 2000, their major donors, their political consultants, their campaign managers, their campaign staff, and their campaign volunteers. I would focus on past and present leaders of the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Center Right Coalition, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter, etc.)
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/trusted-messengers-trusted-messages-how-overcome-vaccine-hesitancy#stream/0
— The Weighty Side Of Political Criticism – SEAN CRAWFORD
(DIERSEN: From what I see, the more of the following that you are, the more that you are criticized: law enforcement officer, Trump supporter, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, overweight, non-poor, gun owner, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, federal employee/retiree, non-veteran, draft avoider, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/statewide-weighty-side-political-criticism#stream/0

WIREPOINTS
— Inexcusable: COVID vaccine line-jumpers include Senator Duckworth and at least five House members from Illinois – Mark Glennon
https://wirepoints.org/inexcusable-covid-vaccine-line-jumpers-include-senator-duckworth-and-at-least-five-house-members-from-illinois-wirepoints/

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— COVID 19 Relief? 5593 pages of pork spending like none other! – KIRK ALLEN & JOHN KRAFT
https://www.edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2020/12/covid-19-relief-5593-pages-of-pork-spending-like-none-other/

CHRISTIANITY DAILY
— Biden Was Once Against Abortion, But Now He’s For It – JONNA MARCAIDA CALAGUI
http://www.christianitydaily.com/articles/10336/20201218/biden-was-once-against-abortion-but-now-he-s-for-it.htm

EPOCH TIMES
— ‘Does Congress Know That This Is How Communism Starts?’: Trump Condemns Big Tech Policing of Free Speech – JANITA KAN
(DIERSEN: My critics/opponents want the following to police me and to police my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails: Google, Facebook, Milton Township Republican Organization (MTRO), DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I should write a book about the adverse actions that the aforesaid have taken against me since 2000. I am no longer 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, etc.)
https://www.theepochtimes.com/does-congress-know-that-this-is-how-communism-starts-trump-condemns-big-tech-policing-of-free-speech_3632186.html

THE HILL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, if you do not promote LGBTQ, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, RINOs, and other hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters call you a White supremacist, Nazi, KKK member, rater, racist, sexist, bigot and even worse things who should be gotten rid of once and for all.
https://thehill.com/changing-america/respect/diversity-inclusion/531331-amazon-accused-of-allowing-anti-lgbt
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “GOP seeks to avoid messy Trump fight over Electoral College.” Which hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters will seek to lead the Illinois Republican Party: Adam Kinzinger, Joe Walsh, Pat Brady? How strongly will they promise to get rid of the 2,446,891 who voted for Trump in Illinois, the 193,611 who voted for Trump in DuPage County, the 20,080 who voted for Trump in Milton Township, and the157 who voted for Trump in my precinct?
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/531562-gop-seeks-to-avoid-messy-trump-fight-over-electoral-college

CNN
— A judge rules that a Black defendant shouldn’t have to stand trial in a courtroom decorated with portraits of mostly White judges – Harmeet Kaur and Alec Snyder
(DIERSEN: How bad are your demographics? From what I see, under the Democrats and under the RINOs, ever-increasingly, the more of the following that you are, the more that you are demonized, denigrated, and condemned: White, male, older, non-poor, present/past law enforcement officer, Trump supporter, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, gun owner, non-veteran, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/24/us/virginia-white-judges-portrait-removal-ruling-trnd/index.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— What Does Biden Owe to Black Voters and Their Communities? – Astead W. Herndon
(DIERSEN: Democrats have declared a Second Civil War on Republicans. Democrats see Blacks as being their soldiers in their army to destroy Republicans once and for all.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/24/us/politics/biden-black-voters.html
— The Surprising Places in New York City Where Trump’s Support Grew. Joseph R. Biden Jr. won President Trump’s hometown handily. But a deeper look at election data suggests a surge in support for the president in some districts. – Sarah Maslin Nir
(DIERSEN: What are the voting trends in your precinct, your municipal district, your municipality, your township, your county district, and your county? Everyone wants to live where they are in the majority or will be in the majority in terms of political affixation, race, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, length of time their ancestors have been in America, etc. I should write a book about the demographics of those who have bought homes in my precinct, in Wheaton’s West District, in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County’s 4th District, and in DuPage County during the last 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, and 50 years.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/24/nyregion/trump-voters-nyc.html
— Allegiance Flag Supply
(DIERSEN: An American Flag has flown continuously at my home in Wheaton since September 11, 2001. A 12’ X 18′ Horizontal Auditorium American Flag will hang 20′ high on the back wall of the 20’ X 40′ Iron Gate Motor Condo in Naperville that I recently bought.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/24/business/small-business-coronvirus.html
— For Millions of Jobless, Christmas Is a Season to Endure, Not Celebrate. Even with the prospect of new federal aid, many Americans face a holiday of tough choices, trying to celebrate while dealing with pressing needs. – Nelson D. Schwartz and Gillian Friedman
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/23/business/economy/economy-christmas-holidays.html
— Why China Turned Against Jack Ma. The Alibaba chief paid for pushing back against Beijing. But the shift in attitude also speaks to a growing wealth gap and diminished opportunities for the young. – Li Yuan
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/24/technology/china-jack-ma-alibaba.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats paint Christ as being anti-law enforcement, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-non-poor people, anti-married people, anti-heterosexual, anti-gun owners, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian American, anti-German American, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/24/opinion/jesus-christ-christmas-incarnation.html

WASHINGTON POST
— U.S. will require negative coronavirus test for all airline passengers from U.K. – Michael Laris
(DIERSEN: How soon a) will employers require negative COVID tests from their employees, b) will organizations require negative COVID tests from their members, c) will businesses require negative COVID tests from their customers, and d) will municipalities, townships, counties, states, and countries require negative COVID tests from their residents?)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/us-will-require-negative-covid-test-for-all-airline-passengers-from-uk/2020/12/24/de265b60-43dc-11eb-975c-d17b8815a66d_story.html

USA TODAY
— Government program tapped to pay for COVID-19 vaccine injuries rarely sides with consumers – Ken Alltucker
(DIERSEN: What if organizations that you are a member of require their members to be vaccinated and then those members are injured by those vaccinations?)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2020/12/24/covid-vaccine-injuries-sent-program-rejects-most-claims/4006753001/
— US to require negative COVID-19 test for air passengers traveling from UK – Charles Ventura
(DIERSEN: How soon a) will employers require negative COVID tests from their employees, b) will organizations require negative COVID tests from their members, c) will businesses require negative COVID tests from their customers, and d) will municipalities, townships, counties, states, and countries require negative COVID tests from their residents?)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/news/2020/12/24/coronavirus-negative-test-united-kingdom-airline-passengers/4044496001/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Chinese Stocks Have Banner Year, Gaining Nearly $5 Trillion. Surge aided by country’s rapid recovery from Covid-19, string of initial public offerings, rally in shares of consumer and technology companies – Quentin Webb
https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinese-stocks-have-banner-year-gaining-nearly-5-trillion-11608892204
— Christmases Past and Future. The suspension of a beloved tradition reminds us of the courage that secured the blessings of liberty. – James Freeman
(DIERSEN: My favorite Christmas memories are from the 1950s and 1960s.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/christmases-past-and-future-11608845823
— Covid Threw People’s Finances Into Disarray: ‘It Doesn’t Look Pretty’
(DIERSEN: What has lessened the negative financial impact of COVID-19 on you? For my wife and I, it includes our being retired and not having dependents.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/covid-threw-peoples-finances-into-disarray-it-doesnt-look-pretty-11608821977
— Japan to Phase Out Gasoline-Powered Cars – Peter Landers and Chieko Tsuneoka
(DIERSEN: How soon will Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, and RINOs succeed in phasing out gasoline-powered cars in America? I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who despise/hate American-nameplate cars and those who own/owned American nameplate cars.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/japan-to-phase-out-gasoline-powered-cars-bucking-toyota-chief-11608887640
— Trump Lawyers Get Little Backup From Their Firms or Universities – Gabriel T. Rubin
(DIERSEN: Do the organizations that you are/were a member of and the employers that you work/worked for support what you do politically? I get little or no support for what I do as a GOPUSA Illinois Editor from the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois Republican Party. I get no support from my former employers: GAO, IRS, Firestone Stores, Post Office, etc. I get no support from the universities that earned degrees from: IIT, DePaul, Loyola, and NIU. According to the aforesaid, I am “too conservative.”)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-lawyers-get-little-backup-from-their-firms-or-universities-11608892200

FOX BUSINESS
— Trump slams Twitter for ‘stifling free speech,’ reiterates call to end Section 230. Sen. Graham tweets Trump will sign COVID-19 bill if Congress gets rid of Section 230. – Lucas Manfredi
(DIERSEN: My critics/opponents want to abolish Section 230 so that they can sue me for including links in GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails to articles that they do not like. Of course, my critics/opponents have always been able to sue the authors of those articles, but they never have. Because Section 230 stops them from suing me, they take adverse actions against me. I should write a book about the adverse actions that my critic/opponents have taken against me since 2000. I am no longer a TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member, Milton Township Republican Organization webmaster, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member, etc.)
https://www.foxbusiness.com/technology/trump-slams-twitter-for-stifling-free-speech-reiterates-call-to-end-section-230

BLOOMBERG
— Time Running Out for FCC to Take Up Trump Attack on Social Media – Todd Shields
(DIERSEN: My critics/opponents want to abolish Section 230 so that they can sue me for including links in GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails to articles that they do not like. Of course, my critics/opponents have always been able to sue the authors of those articles, but they never have. Because Section 230 stops them from suing me, they take adverse actions against me. I should write a book about the adverse actions that my critic/opponents have taken against me since 2000. I am no longer a TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member, Milton Township Republican Organization webmaster, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member, etc.)
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-12-24/time-running-out-for-fcc-to-take-up-trump-attack-on-social-media

INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY
— Congress May Tear Apart A Law That Launched The Internet – BRIAN DEAGON
(DIERSEN: My critics/opponents want to abolish Section 230 so that they can sue me for including links in GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails to articles that they do not like. Of course, my critics/opponents have always been able to sue the authors of those articles, but they never have. Because Section 230 stops them from suing me, they take adverse actions against me. I should write a book about the adverse actions that my critic/opponents have taken against me since 2000. I am no longer a TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member, Milton Township Republican Organization webmaster, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member, etc.)
https://www.investors.com/news/technology/section-230-law-launched-internet-in-danger-fb-googl-twtr/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: A law considered by some to be “the 26 words that created the internet,” Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, now sits in the crosshairs of a Congress that is upset over its broad protections for web behemoths. Its fate could have a massive impact on the internet’s future and tech stocks in particular. The law guards web publishers from liability over third-party content. But both Republicans and Democrats seek sweeping changes to Section 230 in hopes they can rein in web giants like Amazon (AMZN), Facebook (FB), Twitter (TWTR), Microsoft (MSFT) and Alphabet (GOOGL)-owned Google. As Facebook and others increasingly take down content they deem inaccurate or objectionable, lawmakers also wonder whether the protections afforded by Section 230 are too broad for tech stocks. They want to hold social media and other web companies more responsible in managing their content.)

FORBES
— Here’s The Most Shared News Post On Facebook In 2020 – Joe Walsh
(DIERSEN: I should post a report on which articles linked to in GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails have been clicked on the most during the last week, last month, last year, last 5 years, last 10 years, etc.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/joewalsh/2020/12/25/heres-the-most-shared-news-post-on-facebook-in-2020-its-not-what-you-think/

NEWSWEEK
— Stimulus Check Update as House Republicans Block $2,000 Plan, Trump Golfs – KHALEDA RAHMAN
https://www.newsweek.com/stimulus-check-update-house-republicans-block-2000-checks-1557291

TAMPA BAY TIMES
— DeSantis spokesman deletes account after tweeting about coronavirus victims – Steven Lemongello and Mario Ariza
(DIERSEN: I should write a book about the following and those who they let serve as their spokesmen: Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Center Right Coalition, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter.)
https://www.tampabay.com/news/florida-politics/2020/12/24/desantis-spokesman-deletes-account-after-tweeting-about-coronavirus-victims/

SAN LUIS OBISPO TRIBUNE
— A retired San Luis Obispo firefighter once accused of sending racist and threatening notes to his ethnic minority neighbors is now suing other neighbors who identified him as the likely sender to police detectives. – MATT FOUNTAIN
(DIERSEN: Being called a racist in America today is like being called a Jew in Germany during the 1930s and 1940s.)
https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/crime/article248044825.html

TULSA WORLD
— Thankful for another day – Keimarion Davis
(DIERSEN: Among the many things that I am most thankful for are my outstanding Missouri Synod Lutheran parents in Crete who put me on track a) to earn a job-related bachelor’s degree when I was 21 in 1970 and job-related master’s degrees when I was 27, 31, and 48; job-related professional certifications when I was 30, 32, 41, 45, 47, and 48; and a job-related professional license when I was 32; b) to buy real estate when I was 24, 25, 27, 29, 35, and 72; c) to buy new cars when I was 16, 17. 19, 20, 23, etc.; and d) to buy collector cars when I was 40 and 45.)
https://tulsaworld.com/opinion/letters/letter-to-the-editor-thankful-for-another-day/article_cc46bc3e-3d95-11eb-aab0-43ad9cdfde71.html

VALLEY CENTRAL
— LGBTQ advocates sue Trump administration over strict, new asylum rules – Salvador Rivera
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, if you do not promote LGBTQ, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, RINOs, and other hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters call you a White supremacist, Nazi, KKK member, rater, racist, sexist, bigot and even worse things who should be gotten rid of once and for all. LGBTQ advocates, their operatives, and their dupes have always worked very hard against me. I should write a book about them. Better yet, I should sue them.)
https://www.valleycentral.com/border-report/lgbtq-advocates-sue-trump-administration-over-strict-new-asylum-rules/

WBRZ
— Louisiana State University faculty debates adding diversity class to graduation requirements
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, to promote diversity is to promote hatred against those who are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.wbrz.com/news/lsu-faculty-debate-adding-diversity-class-to-graduation-requirements

KY3
— JUNE 29, 2017 FLASHBACK: Here’s how Facebook determines what hate speech looks like
(DIERSEN: From what I see, the more of the following that you are, the more “fair game” that you are/were: law enforcement officer, Trump supporter, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, overweight, heterosexual, married, non-poor, non-veteran, gun owner, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, federal employee/retiree, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time. The more of the aforesaid that you are, the more that the Southern Poverty Law Center, and therefore, Facebook and Google, promote hatred against you.)
https://www.ky3.com/content/news/Heres-how-Facebook-determines-what-hate-speech-looks-like-431545713.html

MORGAN COUNTY HERALD
— Christmas Memories: Bringing much-needed joy during this Christmas Season – JOSH STEVENS
(DIERSEN: My favorite Christmas memories are from the 1950s and 1960s.)
http://www.mchnews.com/news/christmas-memories-bringing-much-needed-joy-during-this-christmas-season/article_fece2d3a-44d0-11eb-b111-bfbd5034a10e.html

FULCRUM
— Best electoral advantage is party, not incumbency, new study underscores – Shawn Griffiths
(DIERSEN: What do you say to RINO candidates who hint/imply/argue/shout that they are anti-conservative to get elected? Everyone in Illinois, in DuPage County, in Milton Township, and in Wheaton sees how such RINO candidates, their RINO political consultants, their RINO major donors, their RINO campaign managers, their RINO campaign staff members, and their RINO campaign volunteers treat me and treat my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.)
https://thefulcrum.us/voting/party-loyalty

YAHOO
— 7 Ways to Handle Overly-Critical or Judgmental People – Brittany Risher
(DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who have demonized me, denigrated me, and condemned me the most. I would focus on 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 those who have lots of religious, government, political clout in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois. I would focus on present and past leaders of Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Center Right Coalition, and American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter.)
https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/7-ways-handle-overly-critical-234314051.html

LEXOLOGY
— What does equality mean? – Harper Grey LLP
(DIERSEN: In America, protected groups include those who are minority, female, younger, LGBTQ, disabled, veteran, citizens of foreign countries, non-Trump supporters, non-Christians, non-Protestants, non-Italian Americans, non-German Americans, Democrat, Libertarian, Green, Independent, RINO, moderate, liberal, low-income, those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time, and those who lack education, lack job skills, lack job experience, have financial problems, and/or have health problems.)
https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=f2e1daa7-7e76-4f60-b5c3-0ec756e153e1

JD SUPRA
— What Employers Need To Know: EEOC Serves Up COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance – Janie Schulman and Prabhjyot Singh
(DIERSEN: From what I see, employers and organizations will get rid of their employees and their members who fail/refuse to be vaccinated, but not their employees and not their members who are members of protected groups. Protected groups include those who are minority, female, younger, LGBTQ, disabled, veteran, citizens of foreign countries, non-Trump supporters, non-Christians, non-Protestants, non-Italian Americans, non-German Americans, Democrat, Libertarian, Green, Independent, RINO, moderate, liberal, low-income, those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time, and those who lack education, lack job skills, lack job experience, have financial problems, and/or have health problems.)
https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/what-employers-need-to-know-eeoc-serves-80198/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The statutory Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) requirements do not appear to address a private employer’s ability to mandate the vaccine, and EEOC has not stated that the FDA’s statements on this topic impact an employer’s right under the ADA to mandate the vaccine; but EEOC’s inclusion of this topic in the New Guidance at least raises the question as to how EEOC, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), or the courts might respond to an employer that takes adverse action against an employee who objects to taking a vaccine because it is authorized only under an EUA.)

BENEFITS PRO & LAW
— Employers beware: When employee transfers could be subject to ‘adverse actions.’ There is a risk of liability under anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation statutes when transferring employees to other positions. – Michael W. Mitchell and Edward Roche
(DIERSEN: In 1997, my Democrat GAO superiors hinted that they might not force me to take their early retirement “offer” if I agreed to be transferred out of GAO’s group that audited federal financial industry regulators, the group that I had worked in since 1990. I had completed the requirements for a master’s degree in financial markets and trading from IIT in 1997. I had become a Certified Financial Services Auditor in 1996.)
https://www.benefitspro.com/2020/12/24/employee-transfers-may-subject-employers-to-adverse-actions-fourth-circuit-provides-guidance-412-108304/
https://www.law.com/2020/12/07/employee-transfers-may-subject-employers-to-adverse-actions-fourth-circuit-provides-guidance/

SUN
— Seventy percent of Republicans want Trump BACK in the White House in 2024 – Jessica Kwong
(DIERSEN: Which hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters will seek to lead the Illinois Republican Party: Adam Kinzinger, Joe Walsh, Pat Brady? How strongly will they promise to get rid of the 2,446,891 who voted for Trump in Illinois, the 193,611 who voted for Trump in DuPage County, the 20,080 who voted for Trump in Milton Township, and the157 who voted for Trump in my precinct?)
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/13571977/seventy-percent-republicans-trump-back-2024-half-failed/

December 24 Morning Edition

NBC5
— House Democrats Will Try to Pass $2,000 Stimulus Checks After Trump Voices Support – Jacob Pramuk
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/business/money-report/house-democrats-will-try-to-pass-2000-stimulus-checks-after-trump-voices-support/2402073/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Trump’s Attack on Covid Relief Bill Could Lead to Government Shutdown, Lapse in Unemployment Aid.”
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/business/money-report/trumps-attack-on-covid-relief-bill-could-lead-to-government-shutdown-lapse-in-unemployment-aid/2401474/

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Americans are sick of arbitrary COVID-19 restrictions. A year into the pandemic, politicians still have not digested the dangers of careless public health measures. – Jacob Sullum
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2020/12/22/22195600/americans-are-sick-of-arbitrary-covid-19-restrictions

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Illinois is leading the nation in COVID-19 vaccine distribution, Pritzker says. But the governor has yet to indicate when the state might begin lifting restrictions on bars and restaurants, even as case numbers drop. – GREG HINZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/illinois-leading-nation-covid-19-vaccine-distribution-pritzker-says

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— New jobs numbers show impact of COVID on Illinois – Kade Heather
https://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/new-jobs-numbers-show-impact-of-covid-on-illinois/article_281fc2b8-36aa-5cbb-b701-3b21eb2be966.html

SUBURBAN LIFE
— DuPage County reports 255 COVID-19 cases Wednesday, 6 deaths, region’s positivity rate drops to 10.3% – Joshua Welge
https://www.shawlocal.com/my-suburban-life/coronavirus/2020/12/24/dupage-county-reports-255-covid-19-cases-wednesday-6-deaths-regions-positivity-rate-drops-to-103/
— DuPage County says more than 10,000 people have received COVID-19 vaccine in first week
https://www.shawlocal.com/my-suburban-life/news/dupage-county/2020/12/24/dupage-county-says-more-than-10000-people-have-received-covid-19-vaccine-in-first-week/

NPR ILLINOIS
— Surgeon General Notes Challenges In Vaccinating Communities Of Color – HANNAH MEISEL
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/surgeon-general-notes-challenges-vaccinating-communities-color#stream/0
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Trump Criticism Jeopardizes Latest Pandemic Relief Package.”
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/trump-criticism-jeopardizes-latest-pandemic-relief-package#stream/0
— Immigrant Advocates Vow To Keep Up The Pressure As Biden Asks For Patience – JOEL ROSE
(DIERSEN: Democrats have declared war on Republicans. Democrats see immigrants as being their soldiers in their army to get of Republicans once and for all.)
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/immigrant-advocates-vow-keep-pressure-biden-asks-patience#stream/0

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Officials preparing for stop-work order for border wall from Biden – Nathaniel Puente
https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/national/officials-preparing-for-stop-work-order-for-border-wall-from-biden/

LISLE PATCH
— Lisle Trustee Donates Monthly Stipend To Aid Struggling Residents – Lisa Marie Farver
(DIERSEN: Government is nasty. Politics is nasty. I should write a book about those in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois who have demonized, denigrated, and condemned me the most 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 promote dependency on government, dependency on charity, LGBTQ, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, booze, gambling, pot, and other vices, abolition of the First and Second Amendments, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and even worse things.)
https://patch.com/illinois/lisle/lisle-trustee-donates-monthly-stipend-aid-struggling-residents

WIREPOINTS
— Pritzker’s Latest Partisan Whoppers On Population Loss And Federal Bailout – Mark Glennon
https://wirepoints.org/pritzkers-latest-partisan-whoppers-on-population-loss-and-federal-bailout-wirepoints/

ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE
— ILLINOIS’ SOBERING ‘SIN TAXES’ ARE AMONG THE NATION’S HIGHEST THIS NEW YEAR’S – Joe Barnas
(DIERSEN: To legalize sin is to promote sin.)
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/illinois-sobering-sin-taxes-are-among-the-nations-highest-this-new-years/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Defiant Trump sows chaos for Congress, departs for Florida – Dave Boyer
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/dec/23/donald-trump-sows-chaos-congress-departs-florida/
— Georgia voters, U.S. counting on you – MIKE FERREER, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/dec/23/letters-to-the-editor-georgia-voters-us-counting-o/

LIFE SITE NEWS
— GOP congressmen will contest Electoral College results – Raymond Wolfe
https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/several-gop-congressmen-will-contest-electoral-college-results

THE HILL
— Republicans scramble to prevent year-end legislative disaster – ALEXANDER BOLTON AND JULIEGRACE BRUFKE
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/531544-republicans-scramble-to-prevent-year-end-legislative-disaster

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats want high schools to do even more to make their students anti-law enforcement, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-heterosexuals, anti-married people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian American, anti-German American, and anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://highschool.latimes.com/cleveland-charter-high-school/opinion-implementing-ethnic-and-gender-studies-into-the-high-school-graduation-requirement-has-been-long-overdue/

USA TODAY
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump haters say “50% of Americans see him as a ‘failed’ president.” Who sees you as being “failed?” I should write a book about those who see me as being a “failed” Republican Precinct Committeeman, GOPUSA Illinois Editor, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member, Milton Township Republican Organization webmaster, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member, GAO employee, IRS employee, Firestone Stores employee, Post Office employee, etc.
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2020/12/24/donald-trump-failed-president-50-usa-today-poll-say/3926190001/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— New Population Data Suggest Which States Will Win and Lose Seats in Congress Census Bureau estimates show extent of Americans’ shift to traditionally Republican states in South and West – Janet Adamy and Paul Overberg
https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-population-data-suggest-which-states-will-win-and-lose-seats-in-congress-11608677211
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The new population estimates suggest that 10 states are likely to lose one congressional seat each: Alabama, California, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and West Virginia.)
— For Many Bars, Christmas Could Be Last Call The U.S. bar industry, slammed by the pandemic, feels the pain of the holiday without the merry – Julie Wernau
https://www.wsj.com/articles/for-many-bars-christmas-could-be-last-call-11608805800
— Restaurants Brace for Tough Winter After Congress Spurns Cash Grants Owners say PPP loans and tax breaks for business meals won’t help much while dining rooms are closed – Heather Haddon, Richard Rubin and Amara Omeokwe
https://www.wsj.com/articles/restaurants-brace-for-tough-winter-after-congress-spurns-cash-grants-11608728403
— Biden Declares Political Center Alive and Well – Gerald F. Seib (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who claim to be centrists, but who focus on destroying those like me who are on the right.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/biden-declares-political-center-alive-and-well-11608758440
— 2020 Autopsies for Both Parties One lesson is that hostility motivates voters as much as enthusiasm does. – Karl Rove
https://www.wsj.com/articles/2020-autopsies-for-both-parties-11608762940
— There’s a Way Biden Can Raise More From the Rich Without Higher Taxes Increased spending to enforce the existing tax code would pay for itself and then some. – Neil Irwin
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/22/upshot/biden-taxes-irs.html
(DIERSEN: I worked for GAO on audits of IRS’s Criminal Investigation Division 1986-1988 at the GS-13 Step 1-3 levels, currently $101,176-$107,922/year. I worked for IRS’s Collection Division 1971-1980, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 Levels, currently $85,084-$96,431/year. I should write a book about those who wasted my knowledge of IRS the most.)

NEWSWEEK
— Has the Far Left Led the Democratic Party Astray? – JOSH HAMMER
(DIERSEN: Political parties exist to help elect candidates who can and will defend and advance their platform. I should write a book about those in the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois Republican Party who have worked the hardest to destroy those like me who support the traditional family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, and/or equal opportunity (no race of gender based preference giving) planks in the Republican Party platform.)
https://www.newsweek.com/debate-has-far-left-led-democratic-party-astray-opinion-1556531

UNION
— Democrats eye advantage in demographic changes – John Orona
(DIERSEN: Because members of protected groups overwhelmingly vote for Democrats, Democrats do everything that they can to attract members of protected groups to your neighborhood, to your precinct, to your municipal district, to your municipality, to your county district, to your county, to Illinois, and to America. Protected groups include those who are minority, female, younger, LGBTQ, disabled, veteran, citizens of foreign countries, non-Trump supporters, non-Christians, non-Protestants, non-Italian Americans, non-German Americans, Democrat, Libertarian, Green, Independent, RINO, moderate, liberal, low-income, and those who lack education, lack job skills, lack job experience, have financial problems, and/or have health problems. I should write a book about the success that Democrats have had in attracting members of protected groups to my neighborhood, to my precinct, to Wheaton’s West District, to Wheaton, to DuPage County’s 4th District, to DuPage County, to Illinois, and to America.)
https://www.theunion.com/news/democrats-eye-advantage-in-demographic-changes/

POST REGISTER
— Divisiveness has become entrenched – MCKAY CUNNINGHAM
(DIERSEN: Democrats are extremely divisive. They divide a) minorities against Whites, b) women against men, c) younger people against older people, d) those who have less money against those who have more money, e) non-Christians against Christians, f) non-Protestants against Protestants, g) non-German Americans against German Americans, h) non-Italian Americans against Italian Americans, i) veterans against non-veterans, j) moderates and liberals against conservatives, k) LGBTQers against heterosexuals, l) non-married people against married people, m) Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, and RINOs against Republicans, n) non-patriotic people against patriotic people, o) citizens of foreign countries against citizens of America, p) those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time against those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time, q) non-gun owners against gun owners, r) drinkers against non-drinkers, s) gamblers against non-gamblers, t) pot users against non-pot users, u) etc. against etc.)
https://www.postregister.com/opinion/guest_column/divisiveness-has-become-entrenched/article_45c679ad-113f-5365-9e52-72de92e48d37.html

PRO PUBLICA
— The Trump Administration’s Final Push to Make It Easier for Religious Employers to Discriminate – Lydia DePillis
(DIERSEN: Democrats want to force religious employers to hire those who reject their religion. I should write a book about the federal government and other Democrat employers that do everything that they can to not hire Republicans and to get rid of Republicans. GAO hired me in 1980 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, younger person, or veteran who would take the job. IRS hired me in 1971 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job. The Post Office hired me in 1966 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job.)
https://www.propublica.org/article/religious-freedom-policies-trump-administration

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW
— How Business Schools Can Help Close the Gender Gap – Aradhna Krishna and Yeşim Orhun
(DIERSEN: IIT accepted me in 1992 when I was 43, DePaul accepted me in 1976 when I was 27, Loyola accepted me in 1972 when I was 23, NIU accepted me in 1969 when I was 20, and UIC accepted me in 1966 when I was 17. I doubt that they would accept be now because my demographics are so bad. I am White, male, non-veteran, baptized, raised, and confirmed as a Missouri Synod Lutheran, 100% German American, non-poor, conservative, Republican, and my ancestors have been in America since 1844.)
https://hbr.org/2020/12/how-business-schools-can-help-close-the-gender-gap

AARP
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: To promote Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion is to get rid of those who are White, male, non-veteran, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, non-poor, conservative, Republican, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time, and especially the aforesaid who are older.
https://www.aarp.org/volunteer/causes/diversity-inclusion/

PBS
— How Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell has affected LGBTQ service members, 10 years after repeal – Ali Rogin
(DIERSEN: I should write a book about how Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion have adversely affected me. In 1971, Oldsmobile withdrew a job offer that I had accepted saying that Oldsmobile had just agreed to stop hiring Whites to settle an EEOC complaint. That directly resulted in a) Firestone Stores firing me and b) my accepting a job offer from IRS. While I worked for the Post Office 1966-1969, IRS 1971-1980, and GAO 1980-1997, my superiors were always under tremendous pressure from Democrat politicians to give preference to their Democrat employees who were minority, female, younger, and/or veteran, that is, they were always under pressure to get rid of their Republican employees who were White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/how-dont-ask-dont-tell-has-affected-lgbtq-service-members-10-years-after-repeal

DAILY MAIL
— Cambridge United hand stadium bans to a ‘small number’ of fans who booed players taking a knee ahead of their match with Colchester at the Abbey Stadium – while others will have to take ‘education and discrimination’ lessons before they are allowed back – CHARLIE WALKER
(DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will you be banned if you do not promote hatred of those who are White, male, older, non-veteran, American, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, non-poor, conservative, Republican, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/sportsnews/article-9082659/Stadium-bans-education-fans-booed-players-taking-knee-Cambridge-United.html

December 23 Morning Edition

ABC7
— Trump suggests he won’t sign COVID relief bill without $2,000 stimulus check – AP
https://abc7.com/stimulus-check-update-second-package/8976099/

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Trump threatens surprise COVID bill veto: Pelosi agrees, relief checks should be $2,000. Said Pelosi, “At last, the President has agreed to $2,000 — Democrats are ready to bring this to the Floor this week by unanimous consent. Let’s do it!” – Lynn Sweet
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2020/12/22/22196626/trump-threatens-surprise-covid-bill-veto-pelosi-agrees-relief-checks-should-be-2000

DAILY HERALD
— Biden brings identity politics and no apologies – Michael Barone
(DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-religious, anti-conservative, and/or anti-Republican organizations, companies, governments, and countries officially state that those who are the following are NOT WELCOME: Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Protestant, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20201223/barone-biden-brings-identity-politics-and-no-apologies

WTTW
— Biden: Trump ‘Failed’ To Shore Up Nation’s Cybersecurity – AP
(DIERSEN: What have your critics/opponents charged you with failing to do? I should write a book about my critics/opponents and all the things that they have charged me with failing to do as a) Republican Precinct Committeeman since 1999, b) GOPUSA Illinois Editor since 2000, c) TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman 2005-2012, d) Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member 2003-2011, e) Milton Township Republican Organization webmaster 2008-2010 and 2000-2004, f) Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member 2003-2007, g) American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member 2001-2004, h) etc.)
https://news.wttw.com/2020/12/22/biden-trump-failed-shore-up-nations-cybersecurity

EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER
— District 7 alumni push for change in diversity, equity and inclusion – Charles Bolinger
(DIERSEN: What are you an alumnus of?  I am an alumnus of IIT, DePaul, Loyola, NIU, UIC, Crete-Monee High School, Hope Lutheran Grade School in Park Forest, Trinity Lutheran Grade School in Crete, GAO, IRS, Firestone Stores, Post Office, Association of Government Accountants Chicago Chapter Executive Committee, Chicago, University Park, Crete, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee, Illinois Center Right Coalition, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board, etc.)
https://www.theintelligencer.com/news/article/District-7-alumni-push-for-change-in-diversity-15823490.php

RIVER BENDER
— Duckworth, Underwood, García, Kelly Receive COVID-19 Vaccine, Encourage Communities of Color to Receive the Vaccine When it is Available
(DIERSEN: How will the following react if/when they are forced to be publicly vaccinated: a) the Republican candidates on the April 6, 2021 ballot for your precinct, b) the leaders of the Illinois Republican Party (IRP), c) your representative on the IRP State Central Committee, d) the leaders of your Republican county/township/ward party organizations, and e) your Republican Precinct Committeeman/Captain?)
https://www.riverbender.com/articles/details/duckworth-underwood-garca-kelly-receive-covid19-vaccine-encourage-communities-of-color-to-receive-the-vaccine-when-it-is-available-46634.cfm

SUBURBAN LIFE
— DuPage County COVID-19 case numbers continue to drop as 222 new infections reported Tuesday, 4 deaths – Joshua Welge
https://www.shawlocal.com/my-suburban-life/coronavirus/2020/12/23/dupage-county-covid-19-case-numbers-continue-to-drop-as-222-new-infections-reported-4-deaths/

BURR RIDGE PATCH
— Burr Ridge Mayor Running Unopposed. Rival trustee has an ally who is running for the Village Board. – David Giuliani
https://patch.com/illinois/burrridge/burr-ridge-mayor-running-unopposed

WILMETTE PATCH
— Petition To Rename Joseph Sears School Prompts Community Dialogue “The issues leading to the petition expand beyond the school’s name and should be addressed by the village as a whole,” a board member said. – Jonah Meadows
(DIERSEN: What is your hometown? Crete was my hometown. I lived there 1948-1972. Crete was my father’s hometown and his parents’ hometown. Grant Park was my mother’s hometown and her parent’s hometown. I should write a book about how my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have used my parents, their parents, Crete, and Grant Park against me. They stress that both Crete and Grant Park were overwhelmingly German American and Missouri Synod Lutheran. They hint/imply/argue/shout that Crete and Grant Park were full of White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
https://patch.com/illinois/wilmette/petition-rename-joseph-sears-school-prompts-community-dialogue

ILLINOIS TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An LGBTQer sues Springfield.
https://www.illinoistimes.com/springfield/city-accused-of-discrimination/Content?oid=12979682

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— UPDATED: Dundee Township Filings in Kane County with Independent Candidates
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/22/dundee120320/
— February GOP Primary to Select Algonquin Township Supervisor, Assessor, Clerk & Trustees
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/22/february-gop-primary-to-select-algonquin-township-supervisor-assessor-clerk-trustees/
— Derek Lee Files as Independent for Algonquin Township Road Commissioner
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/22/derek-lee-files-as-independent-for-algonquin-township-road-commissioner/
— Sausage from Congress
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/22/sausage-from-congress/
— Mike Shorten Withdraws as Candidate for Nunda Township Supervisor
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/22/mike-shorten-withdraws-as-candidate-for-nunda-township-supervisor/
— Democrats Not Supporting Mike Madigan’s Re-Election to House Speaker
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/21/democrats-not-supporting-mike-madigans-re-election-to-house-speaker/

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— Joliet Park District Commissioners continue ripping off the public – JOHN KRAFT & KIRK ALLEN
https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2020/12/joliet-park-district-commissioners-continue-ripping-off-the-public/

ZERO HEDGE
— Johns Hopkins Newspaper Removes Study Examining COVID Death Rate – TYLER DURDEN
https://www.zerohedge.com/covid-19/johns-hopkins-newspaper-removes-study-examining-covid-death-rate

WASHINGTON TIMES
— US population growth smallest in at least 120 years – AP
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats discourage Whites from immigrating to America. Ever-increasingly, Democrats demonize, denigrate, and condemn Whites as being White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, bigots, and even worse things who should be gotten rid of once and for all.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/dec/22/us-population-growth-smallest-in-at-least-120-year/
— Dominion Voting Systems employee sues Trump campaign, conservative media – AP
(DIERSEN: I should sue those who blame me and blame my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails for losses that Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct have suffered. In addition to the aforesaid candidates, I would focus on their political consultants, major donors, campaign managers, campaign staff, and campaign volunteers.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/dec/22/eric-coomer-dominion-voting-systems-employee-sues-/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Eric Coomer, security director at the Colorado-based Dominion Voting Systems, said he wants his life back after being named in false charges as a key actor in “rigging” the election for President-elect Joe Biden. There has been no evidence that the election was rigged. His lawsuit, filed Tuesday in district court in Denver County, Colorado, names the Trump campaign, lawyers Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell, conservative columnist Michelle Malkin, the website Gateway Pundit, Colorado conservative activist Joseph Oltmann, and conservative media Newsmax and One America News Network.)
— Trump threatens to primary ‘RINO’ John Thune over ‘shot dog’ comment – Seth McLaughlin
(DIERSEN: While my critics/opponents succeeded in getting a Republican voter in my precinct to run against me for Republican Precinct Committeeman in 2000, they have not succeeded since then. If they succeed in getting a Republican voter in my precinct to run against me in 2022, who would they get to endorse, donate money to, and campaign for that candidate: the Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct who have lost races since 2000, their political consultants, their major donors, their campaign managers, their campaign staff members, and/or their volunteers, b) those who I have sued, and/or c) those who ended my TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairmanship, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee membership, Milton Township Republican Organization webmaster service, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee membership, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board membership, GAO employment, etc.?)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/dec/22/trump-threatens-primary-rino-john-thune-2022/

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— How the Centers for Disease Control Went Woke. A look at the experts and the arguments that persuaded a government agency to prioritize ‘equity’ over saving lives. – Aaron Sibarium
https://freebeacon.com/coronavirus/how-the-centers-for-disease-control-went-woke/

BREITBART
— Joe Biden: Two Million Migrants May Hit the Border – NEIL
MUNRO (DIERSEN: Democrats have declared war on Republicans. Democrats see immigrants as being their soldiers in their army to get rid of Republican once and for all. Democrats also see the following as being their soldiers in their army to get rid of Republicans once and for all: Trump-haters, minorities, females, younger people, non-married people, LGBTQers, poor people, rich people, veterans, non-Protestants, non-German Americans, moderates, liberals, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, and RINOs.)
https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2020/12/23/joe-biden-two-million-migrants-may-hit-the-border/

EPOCH TIMES
— Pelosi and Schumer Agree to Trump’s Demand for $2,000 Stimulus Checks – IVAN PENTCHOUKOV
(DIERSEN: To get elected, Trump promised to defend and advance the Republican Party platform. The Republican Party platform calls for fiscal responsibility.)
https://www.theepochtimes.com/pelosi-and-schumer-agree-to-trumps-demand-for-2000-stimulus-checks_3629856.html

CNN
— Kinzinger on why his colleagues won’t speak out against Trump
(DIERSEN: Which hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters will seek to lead the Illinois Republican Party: Adam Kinzinger, Joe Walsh, Pat Brady? How strongly will they promise to get rid of the 2,446,891 who voted for Trump in Illinois, the 193,611 who voted for Trump in DuPage County, the 20,080 who voted for Trump in Milton Township, and the157 who voted for Trump in my precinct?)
https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2020/12/22/adam-kinzinger-gop-colleagues-sot-lead-vpx.cnn

NBC NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats have no problem with organizations that exist only for protected groups. Protected groups include those who are minority, female, younger, LGBTQ, disabled, veteran, citizens of foreign countries, non-Trump supporters, non-Christians, non-Protestants, non-Italian Americans, non-German Americans, Democrat, Libertarian, Green, Independent, RINO, moderate, liberal, low-income, and those who lack education, lack job skills, lack job experience, have financial problems, and/or have health problems.
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/after-permit-approved-whites-only-church-small-minnesota-town-insists-n1251838

NEW YORK TIMES
— Will Trump Force Principled Conservatives to Start Their Own Party? I Hope So American politics will be shaped by the influence of the monarch of Mar-a-Lago. – Thomas L. Friedman
(DIERSEN: I should write a book about present/past leaders of the following who have worked the hardest to get rid of conservatives, that is, to get rid of the base of the Republican Party and to destroy the Republican Party: Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Center Right Coalition, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, etc.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/22/opinion/trump-republicans-party.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Misinformation Amplifiers Target Georgia Senate Races. The conservative social media personalities who spread baseless rumors of election fraud are starting to focus on the races that will decide control of the Senate.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/22/technology/georgia-senate-runoff-misinformation.html

WASHINGTON POST
— Several Black pastors break with the Southern Baptist Convention over a statement on race – Sarah Pulliam Bailey and Michelle Boorstein
(DIERSEN: Are you White? How soon, if not already, will the following get rid of you if you do not demonize, denigrate, and condemn Whites: your employer, the organizations that you are a member of, your municipality, your township, your county, Illinois, and America? Further, how soon, if not already, will the aforesaid get rid of you if you do not demonize, denigrate, and condemn those who are Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Protestant, German American, draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/2020/12/23/black-pastors-break-southern-baptist-critical-race-theory/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Laws Governing Online Speech Need Reform, Not Repeal. Section 230 has its flaws, but those are nothing compared with what Big Brother would bring. – Rick White
https://www.wsj.com/articles/laws-governing-online-speech-need-reform-not-repeal-11608678984
— Soviet Politics, American Style. A propagandistic press, the crushing of academic freedom and the shattering of family loyalties. – David Satter
https://www.wsj.com/articles/soviet-politics-american-style-11608658685
— FRONT PAGE: How Amazon Wins By Steamrolling Rivals and Partners. CEO Jeff Bezos still runs the e-commerce giant with the drive of a startup trying to survive, and that strand of its corporate DNA is becoming a liability. – Dana Mattioli
(DIERSEN: Who are/were the steamrollers in organizations that you are/were a member of? I should write a book about present/past steamrollers in the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Center Right Coalition, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter, etc. The more of the following that members are/were, the more that they are/were steamrolled: Trump supporter, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owner, Protestant, German American, draft avoider, and if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-competition-shopify-wayfair-allbirds-antitrust-11608235127

USA TODAY
— Economist Lisa Cook: Pandemic’s pain deepens wealth gap – Susan Tompor
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2020/12/21/covid-19-economist-examines-wealth-gap/3955077001/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, hate-filled Trump-hating Trump haters demand open borders.
https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/2020/12/12/immigration-guatemala-migrant-father-el-paso-detention-center/3895638001/

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE
— Trump now knows how it feels to be fired from a job – Wayne Thorson
(DIERSEN: Have you been fired? I should write a book about those who fired me or got me to resign as a Post Office employee in 1969, Firestone Stores employee in 1971 and 1972, IRS employee in 1980, GAO employee in 1997, Milton Township Republican Organization webmaster in 2004 and 2010, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member in 2004, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member in 2007, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member in 2011, and TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman in 2012. I would focus on the aforesaid a) who demonized me, denigrated me, and condemned me as being too conservative and/or b) who despised my demographics.)
https://www.albertleatribune.com/2020/12/letter-trump-now-knows-how-it-feels-to-be-fired-from-a-job/

December 16 Morning Edition

WGN RADIO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump haters ask “Turning the page?” and say “Republicans acknowledge Biden’s victory.”
https://wgnradio.com/news/political-news/turning-the-page-republicans-acknowledge-bidens-victory-2/

WTTW
— Food Pantries Already Facing Unprecedented Demand in 2020 See Holiday Spike in Need – Nick Blumberg (DIERSEN: Soon, under the Democrats, everyone in Illinois will be handing out charity and/or getting charity.)
https://news.wttw.com/2020/12/15/food-pantries-already-facing-unprecedented-demand-2020-see-holiday-spike-need

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Madigan committee’s final ruling doesn’t sway dissenters to vote ‘yes’ for speaker   One by one, 19 members of the House have said they will not vote for Madigan — leaving him six votes shy of the 60 votes needed to continue in the leadership role he’s held for nearly four decades, barring any flip-flops in the group. – Rachel Hinton
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/12/15/22177151/mike-madigan-committee-final-ruling-no-sway-dissenters-vote-yes-speaker
— Beheading angels: Vandalism can’t diminish impact of memorial to gun violence victims. The sea of 739 flags, 26 angels in front, represented victims of gun violence. Vandals who chopped heads and wings off the angels couldn’t diminish the impact of a memorial to the eighth anniversary of the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary and near record number of area residents killed in 2020. – Maudlyne Ihejirika
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/12/15/22171982/sandy-hook-elementary-anniversary-vandalism-cant-diminish-impact-memorial-gun-violence-victims

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Diversity, inclusion town hall sought feedback from Arlington Heights residents: ‘There is still a lot that is not welcoming’ in the village. ELIZABETH OWENS-SCHIELE (DIERSEN: From what I see, under the Democrats and under the RINOs, ever-increasingly, you are not welcome unless you promote LGBTQ, BLM, reparations, dependency on government, dependency on charity, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, booze, gambling, pot, and other vices, abolition of the First and Second Amendments, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and even worse things.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/arlington-heights/ct-ahp-diversity-town-hall-tl-1217-20201215-tfcmagkprrf4bbmj2ftd62hfgi-story.html
— 11 candidates running for the Indian Prairie District 204 school board and four in Naperville District 203 after first two days of filing – RAFAEL GUERRERO (DIERSEN: Because I am buying real estate in Naperville School District 204, that is, because I will soon be paying Naperville School District 204 taxes, I am increasingly interested in what is happening in Naperville School District 204.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-naperville-indian-prairie-candidate-filings-st-1216-20201216-ebru2i2je5b5hcnimqjpjl6cei-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Two District 204 incumbents — Susan Taylor-Demming and Laurie Donahue — were among the 10 people who submitted their forms Monday, the first day of filing. Both are seeking their second four-year term. Challengers who filed Monday were Marina Kosak, Saba Haider, Allison Fosdick, Rajesh Narayan, Kader Sakkaria, Supna C. Jain, Shannon Adcock and Yanmei May Liang. On Tuesday, Robert O. Harris became the 11th candidate to file.)

DAILY HERALD
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, hate-filled White-hating White-haters promote hatred against Whites, and especially against Whites who are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20201214/schaumburg-library-to-feature-the-long-shadow-in-discussion-with-documentary-director
— FRONT PAGE: School board candidates flood ballot in Indian Prairie District 204 – Katlyn Smith (DIERSEN: Because I am buying real estate in Naperville School District 204, that is, because I will soon be paying Naperville School District 204 taxes, I am increasingly interested in what is happening in Naperville School District 204.)
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20201215/school-board-candidates-flood-ballot-in-indian-prairie-district-204
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters promote Kinzinger.
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20201216/editorial-kinzingers-defense-of-our-republic

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Neighbors oppose ‘dense as Chicago’ subdivision plan in Naperville The proposal to build 241 homes on about 67 acres of the former Nokia corporate campus “doesn’t match the suburban environment we have,” one nearby homeowner said. – DENNIS RODKIN
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/residential-real-estate/neighbors-oppose-dense-chicago-subdivision-plan-naperville

KANE COUNTY CHRONICLE
— Oberweis, Rickert, Ward vote recount covers thousands of mail-in paper ballots. “We do want to get this done while we’re still young.” – BRENDA SCHORY
https://www.kcchronicle.com/2020/12/15/oberweis-rickert-ward-vote-recount-covers-thousands-of-mail-in-paper-ballots/a6sf83/

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRAT
— Pritzker orders big spending cuts. GOP blame him for budget deficit. – PETER HANCOCK (DIERSEN: During the 1980s and 1990s, the Democrats who ran GAO used Republican-led budget cuts to get rid of their employees who were Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who they had not promoted to 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. Extremely few GAO employees made the aforesaid promotion deadlines.)
https://www.bnd.com/news/politics-government/article247869315.html

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— Bloomington bar fined for not following COVID rules – Kevin Barlow
https://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/watch-now-bloomington-bar-fined-for-not-following-covid-rules/article_fadbee7b-f6cf-55e7-8de9-5577f39128a9.html

STATELINE
— Illinois invests $4.5M to address systemic racism across the state (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout that Republicans cause all the problems that minorities have.)
https://www.mystateline.com/news/local-news/illinois-invests-4-5m-to-address-systemic-racism-across-the-state/
— High percentage of Illinois restaurants could close without COVID relief – Roche Madden
https://www.mystateline.com/news/high-percentage-of-illinois-restaurants-could-close-without-covid-relief/

SUBURBAN LIFE
— DuPage County reports 427 COVID-19 cases Tuesday, fewest since November 20, two deaths – JOSHUA WEL
https://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2020/12/16/dupage-county-reports-427-covid-19-cases-tuesday-fewest-since-november-20-two-deaths/a82kfkm/

NEWS CHANNEL 20
— Speaker Madigan may lack the votes for reelection, but there’s no clear replacement either – Jakob Emerson (DIERSEN: In 2012, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes succeeded in a) ending my TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairmanship and b) ending TAPROOT. They painted me as being far worse than Madigan.)
https://newschannel20.com/news/local/speaker-madigan-may-lack-the-votes-for-reelection-but-theres-no-clear-replacement-either

ELGIN PATCH
— Want To Right Racial Wrongs? Rename Daley Plaza After Du Sable. KONKOL COLUMN: Ditch the arbitrary call to rename Lake Shore Drive for du Sable, Chicago’s Black founding father. – Mark Konkol
https://patch.com/illinois/elgin/s/hcmje/want-to-right-racial-wrongs-rename-daley-plaza-after-du-sable

KANE COUNTY CONNECTS
— AURORA MAYOR RICHARD IRVIN TAPPED TO HELP LEAD ILLINOIS COMMISSION TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF BLACK MALES – Rick Nagel
https://kanecountyconnects.com/2020/12/aurora-mayor-tapped-to-help-lead-illinois-commission-to-improve-the-lives-of-black-males/

NAPERVILLE COMMUNITY TELEVISION
— Naperville Park District Passes 2020 Tax Levy (DIERSEN: Because I am buying real estate in Naperville, that is, because I will soon be paying taxes in Naperville, I am increasingly interested in what is happening in Naperville.)
https://www.nctv17.com/news/naperville-park-district-passes-2020-tax-levy/

WIREPOINTS
— Bleeding people: 93 of Illinois’ 102 counties lost people between 2010 and 2019 – Ted Dabrowski and John Klingner
https://wirepoints.org/bleeding-people-93-of-illinois-102-counties-lost-people-between-2010-and-2019-wirepoints/

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Grafton Township Assessor Al Zielinski Rolls Out Campaign Piece
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/16/grafton-township-assessor-al-zielinski-rolls-out-campaign-piece/
— Andrew Gasser Cuts Algonquin Township Road District Levy Over 10% During Term
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/16/gasser-cuts-algonquin-township-road-district-levy-over-10-during-term/
— Systemic Racism Mitigation Grants Not Included in Governor’s Budget Cutting
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/15/systemic-racism-mitigation-grants-not-included-in-govenors-budget-cutting/
— Almost Two Years In and Governor Prizker Decides Spending Needs Cutting
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/15/almost-two-years-in-and-governor-prizker-decides-spending-needs-cutting/
— Why Highway Commissioner Jim Condon Supporters Might Want to Support Consolidating the Road District into the Township
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/15/why-jim-condon-supporters-might-want-to-support-consolidating-the-road-district-into-the-township/

ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— Why Many Americans Want to Secede (pssst, look at the Bidens) – Laurie Higgin
https://illinoisfamily.org/marriage/why-many-americans-want-to-secede-from-progressivism-pssst-look-at-the-bidens/

CAPITOL FAX
— A look at a handful of discovery recounts
https://capitolfax.com/2020/12/16/a-look-at-a-handful-of-discovery-recounts/

FOX NEWS
— Top Facebook, Twitter execs donated tens of thousands of dollars to Biden campaign. No Facebook or Twitter executives were found to have donated to Trump’s campaign – Brooke Singman
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/facebook-twitter-biden-campaign-donations-censorship

GOPUSA
— Pelosi Says House Members Won’t Be Allowed To Speak Without Masks
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=99293

AMERICA GREATNESS
— The Disunited State of America Hardworking mainstream American taxpayers are subsidizing the revolution in America’s schools. It’s time to stand up and say, “Enough.” – Larry Sand
https://amgreatness.com/2020/12/15/the-disunited-state-of-america/

BREITBART
— NYT: Joe Biden’s Border Promises Are Creating a Migrant Wave – NEIL MUNRO (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, and RINOs look forward to exploiting a flood of illegals.)
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/12/15/nyt-joe-bidens-border-policies-are-inviting-migrant-wave/
— Democrats Blame ‘Defund the Police,’ High Trump Turnout for Orange County Losses – JOEL B. POLLAK (DIERSEN: In DuPage County, according to Democrats and according to RINOs, Republican candidates lost because they did not officially dump the traditional marriage/family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving), and other planks in the Republican Party platform.)
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/12/15/democrats-blame-defund-the-police-high-trump-turnout-for-orange-county-losses/
— Dr. Fauci Wants Trump, Biden, Harris, Pence All Vaccinated for Coronavirus – SIMON KENT (DIERSEN: Who does Dr. Fauci want vaccinated in Illinois, in your county, in your county district, in your township, in your municipality, and in your municipal district?)
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/12/15/dr-fauci-wants-trump-biden-harris-pence-all-vaccinated-for-coronavirus/

BACON’S REBELLION
— Prince William Republicans Walk Out of “Bias” Training Session – James A. Bacon (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, hate-filled White-hating White-haters promote hatred against Whites, and especially against Whites who are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.baconsrebellion.com/wp/prince-william-republicans-walk-out-of-bias-training-session/

CONSERVATIVE HQ
— Senators: Ignore Mitch McConnell Join Rep. Mo Brooks
https://www.conservativehq.org/post/senators-ignore-mitch-mcconnell-join-rep-mo-brooks

DAILY CALLER
— Committee Recommends Changing Name Of Abraham Lincoln High School Because He Allegedly Didn’t Prove Black Lives Matter – BRIANNA LYMAN (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents would stress to BLM the adverse actions that they took against me. They would stress to BLM that I am no longer a TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member, Milton Township Republican Organization webmaster, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member, GAO employee, etc.)
https://dailycaller.com/2020/12/15/san-francisco-rename-abraham-lincoln-high-school-racism/

EPOCH TIMES
— Electors in 7 States Cast Dueling Votes for Trump – IVAN PENTCHOUKOV
https://www.theepochtimes.com/electors-in-7-states-cast-dueling-votes-for-trump_3620059.html

ROLL CALL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled conservative-hating conservative-hater Stuart Rothenberg says “Four decades and counting — the GOP’s shift to the right is bigger than the Democrats’ shift left. Republican critics of the progressive “squad” are quick to ignore their own lunatic right.” (DIERSEN: Rothenberg is certainly not talking about the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, or the Milton Township Republican Organization.)
https://www.rollcall.com/2020/12/16/four-decades-and-counting-the-gop-shift-to-the-right-is-bigger-than-the-democrats-shift-left/

POLITICO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: McConnell turns on Trump.
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/12/16/trump-mitch-mcconnell-biden-president-elect-446221
— DeVos urges career staff to ‘be the resistance’ as Biden takes over. The secretary’s remarks come after nearly four years of frequently sparring with the career employees of her department. – MICHAEL STRATFORD (DIERSEN: GAO works for Congress. When Gingrich took over as Speaker of the House in 1995, my Democrat GAO superiors were his resistance. They used his cutting GAO’s budget to get rid of GAO’s employees like me who were Republican, White male, and/or non-veteran who had 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://www.politico.com/news/2020/12/15/betsy-devos-biden-education-department-445900

NBC NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout that Republicans cause all the problems that LGBTQers have.
https://www.nbcnews.com/know-your-value/feature/we-society-still-have-lot-work-do-reflecting-10th-anniversary-ncna1251284
— Georgia Senate race holds far-reaching implications — especially for LGBTQ Americans – Sydney Bauer (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout that Republicans cause all the problems that LGBTQers have.)
https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/georgia-senate-race-holds-far-reaching-implications-especially-lgbtq-americans-n1251264

NEW YORK TIMES
— A Home for Anti-Trump Republicans – Evan McMullin (DIERSEN: Will Adam Kinzinger, Joe Walsh, Pat Brady, and other hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters get together and banish Trump supporters from a) the Illinois Republican Party, b) Republican county, township, and ward party organizations, and c) Illinois once and for all? 2,446,891 voted for Trump in Illinois. 193,611 voted for Trump in DuPage County. 20,080 in voted for Trump in Milton Township. 157 voted for Trump in my precinct..)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/15/opinion/politics/never-trump-republican-party.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Covid-19 Vaccine Trial Volunteers Note Occasional Harsh Side Effects. Most report mild side effects, but those experiencing worse still recommend the shots. – Rolfe Winkler (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, a) will employers get rid of their employees who do not recommend the shots, b) will organizations get rid of their members who do not recommend the shots, and c) will municipalities, townships, counties, states, and countries get rid of their residents who do not recommend the shots?)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/covid-19-vaccine-trial-volunteers-note-occasional-harsh-side-effects-11608114601
— GOP Senate Leaders Warn Against Long Shot Election Challenge. Some Republican lawmakers hope to contest electoral results at Jan. 6 joint session of Congress – Lindsay Wise and Siobhan Hughes (DIERSEN: Will Adam Kinzinger, Joe Walsh, Pat Brady, and other hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters get together and banish Trump supporters from a) the Illinois Republican Party, b) Republican county, township, and ward party organizations, and c) Illinois once and for all? 2,446,891 voted for Trump in Illinois. 193,611 voted for Trump in DuPage County. 20,080 in voted for Trump in Milton Township. 157 voted for Trump in my precinct..)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/mcconnell-congratulates-biden-harris-on-election-win-11608048087
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Other Republican lawmakers still hope to contest the results at a joint session of Congress on Jan. 6, when federal law requires Congress to count and certify the results of each state’s electoral vote. Rep. Mo Brooks (R., Ala.) said he would press ahead with a plan to object to votes in multiple states. It takes one member of the House and one senator to formally object and force votes in both chambers. Majorities in the House and Senate have to agree for the challenge to be successful, an extremely unlikely prospect given that Democrats control the House, but the effort could set the stage for a final public fight over the tally. I can either fight for honest and accurate elections, or I can join the surrender caucus,” Mr. Brooks said in an interview on Tuesday. “I prefer to fight for honest and fair and accurate elections that are the underpinning of any republic.”)
— Schools Work to Speed Up Internet in Rural Homes for Remote Learning. Districts are paying for Wi-Fi access, modems and routers—but locating families in need takes detective work. – Julie Jargon
https://www.wsj.com/articles/schools-work-to-speed-up-internet-in-rural-homes-for-remote-learning-11608037202

TOPEKA CAPITOL JOURNAL
— Topeka City Council bans discrimination against LGBTQ persons – Blaise Mesa (DIERSEN: How strongly does your municipality protect LGBTQers, that is, how strongly does your municipality work to get rid of its residents, its organizations, and its companies that do not promote LGBTQ? I should write a book about each municipality in DuPage County and how strongly it works to get rid of its residents, its organizations, and its companies that do not promote LGBTQ.)
https://www.cjonline.com/story/news/2020/12/15/topeka-bans-sexual-identity-and-gender-identity-discrimination/3913838001/

WASHINGTONIAN
— How Did Your City Do on LGBTQ Protections? – DANIELLA BYCK (DIERSEN: How strongly does your municipality protect LGBTQers, that is, how strongly does your municipality work to get rid of its residents, its organizations, and its companies that do not promote LGBTQ? I should write a book about each municipality in DuPage County and how strongly it works to get rid of its residents, its organizations, and its companies that do not promote LGBTQ.)
https://www.washingtonian.com/2020/12/15/dc-area-cities-score-high-on-protections-for-lgbtq-workers-and-residents-hrc/

GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE
— Broad Coalition of Employee, Advocacy Groups Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Convince Congress to Block Schedule F. With just days remaining until the latest government shutdown deadline, more than 60 organizations are pressuring Democratic lawmakers to ensure spending legislation includes a provision preventing the Trump administration from politicizing the civil service. – ERICH WAGNER (DIERSEN: Are/were you a policy maker? In Diersen v. GAO, GAO constructively argued that I was a policy maker, and therefore, that GAO could terminate me because I opposed GAO’s policies of political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, retaliation, and up-or-out. My Democrat GAO superiors never promoted me to GS-14. Only GS-14s determined job assignments, made pay-for-performance decisions, made promotion decisions, etc.)
https://www.govexec.com/management/2020/12/broad-coalition-employee-advocacy-groups-makes-last-ditch-effort-convince-congress-block-schedule-f/170789/

SHRM
Hanson v. LeVan, 7th Cir., No. 19-1840 (July 21, 2020). No Qualified Immunity for Terminations Due to Political Affiliation – Douglas H. Duerr (DIERSEN: Are/were you a policy maker? In Diersen v. GAO, GAO constructively argued that I was a policy maker, and therefore, that GAO could terminate me because I opposed GAO’s policies of political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, retaliation, and up-or-out. My Democrat GAO superiors never promoted me to GS-14. Only GS-14s determined job assignments, made pay-for-performance decisions, made promotion decisions, etc.)
https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/employment-law/pages/court-report-no-qualified-immunity-for-terminations-due-to-political-affiliation.aspx
(FROM THE ARTICLE: According to the allegations in the complaint, only the township assessor and the chief deputy assessors had the authority and responsibility to make or provide input into policy decisions. The plaintiffs alleged that they merely applied computer programs and fulfilled technical requirements in performing their job duties of assessing property, thereby exercising, at most, professional discretion. In reviewing the applicable state law and a prior court decision, there was no legal basis for concluding that the plaintiffs had a legal obligation or right to make policy. The appellate court determined that the law was well-established within the 7th Circuit that public servants employed in non-policymaking positions cannot be subjected to termination or other adverse employment actions based on their political affiliation. . .Professional Pointer: While the defendant will have an opportunity to avoid trial by presenting sufficient evidence that the deputy assessor plaintiffs were in fact involved in policymaking, this decision highlights the limitations on termination of government employees due to political interests. Although elected officials are, to some degree, represented by their subordinate employees and may worry that their image and effectiveness could be undermined by employees who prefer a different candidate or political party, termination of such employees must be based on job performance or other factors unrelated to politics. Generally, only those who are intimately involved in making policy can be required to be politically aligned with the elected official.)

GM AUTHORITY
— Corvette C8 Production Holding Steady At Two Shifts, 186 Cars Per Day
https://gmauthority.com/blog/2020/12/corvette-c8-production-holding-steady-at-two-shifts-186-cars-per-day/