December 17 Morning Edition

CBS2
— Topic Of Putin Dominates Obama’s Last News Conference Of 2016 – Derrick Blakley
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/12/16/topic-of-putin-dominates-obamas-last-news-conference-of-2016/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps ask “How will Trump address heroin epidemic?”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-trump-heroin-policy-met-20161216-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “A lesson for Rick Perry: The Department of Energy doesn’t produce much energy.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-wp-energy-perry-analysis-3081d95e-c3c4-11e6-8422-eac61c0ef74d-20161216-story.html
— If you have employer health insurance, an Obamacare repeal will affect you too – Lisa Schencker
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-obamacare-repeal-worries-employees-1218-biz-20161214-story.html

 

DAILY HERALD
— Facebook is going to alert you when a story may be fake – Hayley Tsukayama  (DIERSEN: Will Facebook alert you when an editorial is unethically made to look like a news article?  Will Facebook post those individuals, organizations, companies, governments, countries, etc. that are on its blacklist?)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161217/business/161219129/
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH BIG COLOR PICTURES: Tough choice for struggling Elgin VFW post: Time to sell building? – Elena Ferrarin (FROM THE ARTICLE: The installation of video gambling machines didn’t help much, Webb said.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161217/news/161219033/#autoplay
— West District candidate Joseph Leone withdraws from Wheaton City Council race – Jessica Cilella
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161216/news/161219073/
— FRONT PAGE WITH COLOR PICTURE: Hard work, sportsmanship pays off for Ivy Leaguer Tiffany Chen from Naperville – Elena Ferrarin  (DIERSEN: Of course, obviously, needless-to-say, and without question, because I have always opposed race and gender based preference giving, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes would use Chen to demonize me, to denigrate me, and to condemn me as being a complete failure.  They would stress that because I am a White male, I had tremendous advantages that Chen will never have. They would stress that because Chen is both a minority and a woman, she had to overcome tremendous discrimination from racists and from sexists.  They would stress that while Chen played tennis while she was in high school, I did yard work, delivered newspapers, and washed dishes.  They would stress that while Chen’s ACT score was a perfect 36, my ACT score was only 24.  They would stress that if I had applied to Ivy League universities, they never would have accepted me.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161217/news/161219044/

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— A court-appointed monitor investigating patronage hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation can also review hiring at other state agencies, a federal judge has ruled. – Doug Finke  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always promoted a) patronage hiring, b) patronage retention, and c) patronage promotions.)
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20161216/idot-monitor-can-examine-other-state-agencies-judge-rules

 

FOX ILLINOIS
— Groups Appeal To Rauner To Fight Obamacare Repeal
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/groups-appeal-to-rauner-to-fight-obamacare-repeal-12-17-2016

 

MIAMI COUNTY REPUBLIC
— Prison population down 9 percent under Rauner – Dan Petrella
http://www.republic-online.com/news/midwest_news/prison-population-down-percent-under-rauner/article_b6d556d9-5f2c-53aa-bf18-64a43975c7de.html

 

NAPERVILLE COMMUNITY TELEVISION
— Possible Consolidation for DuPage County Departments
http://www.nctv17.com/possible-consolidation-for-dupage-county-departments/

 

ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— Michelle Bachmann on ‘The Cost of Liberty’ – John Biver
https://illinoisfamily.org/ifi_news/michelle-bachmann-cost-liberty/

 

BLAZE
— Blue states that voted for Hillary Clinton share something in common: they’re dying – Sarah Lee  (DIERSEN: Did your precinct, your municipality, your township/ward, and/or your county vote for Clinton?  To what extent is it dying, for example, how long do homes and other buildings that are for sale languish on the market?  When homes and other buildings sell, for how much are they sold below the asking price?  How many homes and other buildings are rented out because they cannot be sold?  How many homes and other buildings are empty?  How many residents are on government assistance?)
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2016/12/17/blue-states-that-voted-for-hillary-clinton-share-something-in-common-theyre-dying/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Apparently the top 10 states that voted for Hillary Clinton over President-elect Donald Trump during the 2016 election have a very disturbing commonality: they’re dying. According to the Independent Journal Review, citing work by noted Washington Times columnist and economist Stephen Moore, those states are performing so poorly economically “people are clamoring to move out of them.” The states include Massachusetts, California, Maryland, New York, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, Vermont, Illinois and Hawaii. From IJR: According to economic expert Stephen Moore, writing in the Washington Times, the reasons Americans are fleeing these states are all driven by economics — namely, that they share the progressive values of “high taxes rates; high welfare benefits; heavy regulation; environmental extremism; high minimum wages.”)

 

GOPUSA
— Obama to Russia: We can do stuff to you  (DIERSEN: If my Democrat superiors in the federal government were forced to acknowledge adverse actions that they took against me, my Democrat GAO superiors would stress that they forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old, did not promote me beyond GS-13, kept me off audits of IRS for all but 3 of the almost 18 years that I worked for GAO, and forced me to take an $18,459 pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO in 1980.  My Democrat IRS superiors would stress that they did not promote me beyond GS-12, they disallowed my education deductions, and they disallowed my partial day per diem claims.  My Democrat Post Office superiors would stress that they forced me resign in 1969 and disallowed my sick leave requests.)
http://www.gopusa.com/obama-to-russia-we-can-do-stuff-to-you/

 

FOX NEWS
— Trump trolled for misspelling ‘unprecedented’ in tweet
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/12/17/trump-trolled-for-misspelling-unprecedented-in-tweet.html

 

PUBLIUS FORUM
— The Kwanzaa Scam: A Fake Holiday Created by A Racist Con Man, Rapist And Torturer – Warner Todd Huston
http://www.publiusforum.com/2016/12/16/kwanzaa-scam-fake-holiday-created-racist-con-man-rapist-torturer/

 

INDEPENDENT JOURNAL REVIEW
— Obama Uses His Last Press Conference of 2016 to Trash America’s Favorite Punching Bag: The Media – MAEGAN VAZQUEZ  (DIERSEN: Should I write a book about those past and present activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, political consultants, etc. in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois who blame me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails for their problems, for your problems, for my problems, and for everyone’s problems?)
http://ijr.com/2016/12/758281-obama-last-press-conference-2016-media/

 

LUTHERAN CHURCH CHARITIES
— Be Grateful For What You Have – Tim Hetzner  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always demonized me, denigrated me, and condemned me for my not being thankful enough.  They hint/imply/argue/shout a) that I was born with a silver spoon in my mouth, b) that I have always been privileged, c) that I never really earned what I have, and d) that I certainly do not disserve what I have.)
http://devotions.lccharities.org/2016/12/17/be-grateful-for-what-you-have/

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Boomerang Boom: More Firms Tapping the Skills of the Recently Retired – CHRISTOPHER FARRELL  (DIERSEN: Are you retired?  What skills did you have when you retired?  I had almost 18 years experience working for GAO, the 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $92-632-$120,427.  That included almost 9 years auditing federal financial industry regulators, almost 6 years auditing many other federal agencies, and 3 years auditing IRS.  I had almost 9 years experience working for IRS, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 levels, currently $77,899-$88,286.  I had master’s degrees in finance, accounting, and business.  I was a licensed CPA, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Government Financial Manager, Certified Financial Services Auditor, and a Forensic Accountant.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/16/business/retirement/boomerang-boom-more-firms-tapping-the-skills-of-the-recently-retired.html
— TRAGIC: Japan, Looking for Money, Removes Ban on Casino Gambling – JONATHAN SOBLE and NEIL GOUGH
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/14/business/japan-legalize-casino-gambling.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump.
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/16/opinion/trumps-chinese-foreign-policy.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/16/nyregion/subway-election-therapy-wall-sticky-notes.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: In an editorial unethically made to look like a news article, Democrats encourage people to bring young people to America illegally.
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/15/nyregion/once-accepted-soon-rejected-new-yorks-young-immigrants-uncertain-under-trump.html

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Trump Can End the War on Cops  Stop treating police as racist and pushing lower hiring standards as a way to achieve ‘diversity.’ – HEATHER MAC DONALD
http://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-can-end-the-war-on-cops-1481931231

 

USA TODAY
— Army demotes ‘swinging general’ after investigation into affairs, lifestyle  Haight to retire as lieutenant colonel, lose $43,000 a year in pension – Tom Vanden Brook  (DIERSEN: Government is nasty.  Politics is nasty.  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois are nasty.  They have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted that the federal government wasted my career and forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old because I have always been “bad.”  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes side with my Democrat GAO superiors and reject all the claims that I made in Diersen v. GAO.  SEE:
https://gopillinois.com/documents/)
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2016/12/16/army-demotes-swinging-general-david-haight/95493058/

 

BOSTON HERALD
— Donald Trump thanks backers, slams inaccurate polls – Brian Dowling
http://www.bostonherald.com/news/us_politics/2016/12/donald_trump_thanks_backers_slams_inaccurate_polls

 

INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY
— It’s Official: Clinton’s Popular Vote Win Came Entirely From California – JOHN MERLINE
http://www.investors.com/politics/commentary/its-official-clintons-popular-vote-win-came-entirely-from-california/

 

DAILY BEAST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “As Electors Finally Meet, Donald Trump’s Moment of Truth Approaches  The post-Clinton Democratic Party may be the last institution standing that can hold the charlatan who’s about to become our next President to account.”
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/12/17/as-electors-finally-meet-donald-trump-s-moment-of-truth-approaches.html

 

POSTAL TIMES
— Federal Employee Unions See Uptick in Membership Since Trump’s Election
http://www.postaltimes.com/postalnews/federal-employee-unions-see-uptick-membership-since-trumps-election/

 

ZILLOW
— FOR SALE: 820 South Wheaton Avenue, Wheaton – $876,800  Open House Today Saturday, December 17, 2016: 1-4 PM
http://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/wheaton-il/1_fs/X1-SS1apc9gppw622z_3o1g1_sse/4448303_zpid/

December 15 Evening Edition

ABC7
— RAUNER SIGNS CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM BILL, EARNING PRAISE FROM DEMS – Charles Thomas
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/rauner-signs-criminal-justice-reform-bill-earning-praise-from-dems/1658575/

 

NBC5
— Durbin, Senators Push Trump to Divest in Business Holdings  The group, which also includes Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Ben Cardin, Chris Coons, and Jeff Merkley, are calling on Trump and Pence to divest in any financial holdings that could potentially conflict with the Emoluments Clause of the U.S. Constitution. – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Durbin-Senators–406900935.html

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Naperville and Lisle township residents could vote on township road service merger in April – Erin Hegarty
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-naperville-township-binding-referendum-st-1216-20161215-story.html
— Health groups urge Rauner to fight Obamacare repeal – Lisa Schencker
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-durbin-obamacare-repeal-1216-biz-20161215-story.html
— Kanye West is more than a distraction – Heidi Stevens
http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/stevens/ct-kanye-trump-media-distractions-balancing-1214-20161214-column.html
— AFSCME is betraying its members – Austin Berg
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/opinion/ct-sta-berg-column-st-1216-20161215-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps ask “Is Trump starting something with China he can’t finish?”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-wp-china-trump-3848b70a-c2db-11e6-9a51-cd56ea1c2bb7-20161215-story.html
— Pharmacies miss half of dangerous drug combinations – Sam Roe, Ray Long and Karisa King
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/watchdog/druginteractions/ct-drug-interactions-pharmacy-met-20161214-story.html
— NIU settles with fired police chief for $1 million – Jodi S. Cohen and Stacy St. Clair
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-niu-grady-settlement-20161215-story.html
— Facebook takes on fake news with fact-checkers, new ‘disputed’ label – Hayley Tsukayama  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes dispute just about everything in GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.  They hint/imply/argue/shout that if they had been the GOPUSA Illinois Editor since 2000, a) Republicans would not have suffered any defeats in Illinois since 2000 and b) Wheaton would have video gambling.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/bluesky/technology/ct-facebook-new-fake-news-label-ap-bsi-20161215-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “Electoral College must do its job on Trump’s Russian connections.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/huppke/ct-trump-russia-electoral-college-huppke-20161214-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Three names considered for new U.S. attorney – Michael Sneed
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/sneed-three-names-considered-for-new-u-s-attorney/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Former federal prosecutor Patrick Collins, who prosecuted former Gov. George Ryan — who, ironically, is a huge Trump supporter.  Former Assistant U.S. Attorney John Lausch, of the Kirkland & Ellis Law Firm. Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Gil Soffer, of the Katten & Muchin Law Firm.)
— CPS borrows $729M for capital projects; $215M pension fix expires – Lauren FitzPatrick, Fran Spielman, Tina Sfondeles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/cps-borrows-729m-for-capital-projects-215m-pension-fix-expires/
— Relaxed hiring standards must still weed out bad cops – Editorial (DIERSEN: What you did in the past predicts what you will do in the future.)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/editorial-revised-hiring-standards-must-still-block-rogue-cops/
— ‘Fake news’ not strong enough term for real craziness – Gene Lyons
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/gene-lyons-fake-news-not-strong-enough-term-for-real-craziness/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Tollway budgets $10 million for Route 53 extension study – Marni Pyke
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161215/news/161219257/
— Vote coming to consolidate Naperville, Lisle township road districts? – Marie Wilson
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161215/news/161219313/
— DuPage judge to decide fate of four referendums – Robert Sanchez
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161215/news/161219270/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Russian hackers targeted House races in Illinois
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161214/NEWS02/161219958/russian-hackers-targeted-house-races-in-illinois-report

 

DNA INFO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trump Chicago women encourage anti-Trump women to run for political offices.
https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20161215/west-loop/rodham-consulting-chicago-women-political-office

 

PEORIA PUBLIC RADIO
— Durkin Blames Democrats for State Budget Impasse – TONY ARNOLD
http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/durkin-blames-democrats-state-budget-impasse#stream/0

 

DAILY JOURNAL
— A lottery scandal that can be stopped – Editorial
http://www.daily-journal.com/opinion/editorials/a-lottery-scandal-that-can-be-stopped/article_d25b2458-8385-52b7-b940-e430f9d81c8f.html

 

ELMHURST PATCH
— DuPage County to Distribute $1 Million in Grant Funding to Local Nonprofits Next Year  Two informational meetings will be held at the beginning of January. – Anicka Slachta
http://patch.com/illinois/elmhurst/dupage-county-distribute-1-million-grant-funding-local-nonprofits-next-year

 

CAPITOL FAX
— Manar: Rauner has “divided our state into pieces”  (DIERSEN: Democrats focus on dividing those who are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors AGAINST THOSE WHO ARE Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://capitolfax.com/2016/12/15/manar-rauner-has-divided-our-state-into-pieces/

 

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Monica Crowley to join Trump White House
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/dec/15/monica-crowley-join-trump-white-house/
— The blue state depression  People are leaving the Hillary-supporting states in droves – Stephen Moore
http://www.pressreader.com/usa/the-washington-times-weekly/20161212/281711204279490

 

BREITBART
— Sore Loser Celebrities Beg Electors to Vote Against Trump – DANIEL NUSSBAUM
http://www.breitbart.com/big-hollywood/2016/12/15/sore-loser-celebrities-beg-electors-vote-trump-video/
— Trump, Priebus Laud Ronna Romney McDaniel as New RNC Chief – NEIL W. MCCABE
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/12/15/trump-priebus-laud-ronna-romney-mcdaniel-as-new-rnc-chief/
— Trump Boom: Companies Vow Tens of Thousands of U.S. Jobs After Trump Win – WARNER TODD HUSTON
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/12/14/trump-boom-companies-vow-tens-thousands-us-jobs-trump-win/
— TREASONOUS: Chicago Pledges to ‘Welcome’ Illegal Aliens – JOHN BINDER
http://www.breitbart.com/texas/2016/12/15/city-pledges-welcome-illegal-aliens/
— British Muslims Gather in Show of Strength to Demand Caliphate – DONNA RACHEL EDMUNDS
http://www.breitbart.com/london/2016/12/14/watch-british-muslims-gather-show-strength-demand-caliphate/

 

THE BLAZE
— College president blames election outcome on ‘racism’ against Obama – Jon Street  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted a) that instead of me, the Post Office should have hired a Black in 1966, b) that the Post Office should gotten rid of me much sooner than it did so that a Black could have my job, c) that instead of me, IRS should have hired a Black in 1971, d) that instead of me, IRS should have promoted Blacks in 1972, 1973, and 1974, e) that instead of me, GAO should have hired a Black in 1980, f) that instead of me, GAO should have promoted a Black in 1986, and g) that GAO should gotten rid of me much sooner than it did so that a Black could have my job and my preferred corner office.)
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2016/12/15/college-president-blames-election-outcome-on-racism-against-obama/

 

FOX NEWS
— Settling Scores? Trump team resumes battle with press, hints at WH briefing changes
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/12/15/settling-scores-trump-team-resumes-battle-with-press-hints-at-wh-briefing-changes.html

 

TOWNHALL
— Professor Explains to Tucker Carlson Why Women Are Cutting Their Hair in Protest of Trump – Katie Pavlich
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2016/12/15/absurd-professor-explains-to-tucker-carlson-why-she-cut-her-hair-in-protest-of-trump-n2260097
— Trump’s Favorability Reaches New High – Leah Barkoukis
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/leahbarkoukis/2016/12/15/poll-trumps-favorability-soars-n2260123
— Keep Working America: Obamacare Subsidies Will Cost Taxpayers $42.6 Billion Next Year – Katie Pavlich
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2016/12/15/obamacare-subsidies-will-cost-10-billion-next-year-n2260134

 

CONSERVATIVE HQ
— Obama’s Fed Stifles Trump Market Rally And Economic Recovery Plans
http://www.conservativehq.com/node/24713
— Attorney General Loretta Lynch And The Suicidal Demand For “Tolerance” Of Islam – George Rasley
http://www.conservativehq.com/node/24720

 

GOPUSA
— Left-wing Portland vs. ‘extreme economic inequality’ (DIERSEN: What would your superiors say that they did to fight economic inequality?  My Democrat GAO superiors would stress that they forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old, did not promote me beyond GS-13, kept me off audits of IRS for all but 3 of the almost 18 years that I worked for GAO, and forced me to take an $18,459 pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO in 1980.  My Democrat IRS superiors would stress that they did not promote me beyond GS-12, that they disallowed my education deductions, and that they disallowed my partial day per diem claims.  My Democrat Post Office superiors would stress that they forced me resign in 1969 and disallowed my sick leave requests.  My aforesaid Democrat superiors would stress that the aforesaid adverse actions that they took against me directly benefited their employees who were poor, and especially their poor employees who were Democrat, minority, female, younger, and/or veteran.)
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=18348

 

HUFFINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s United States may be a threat to United Nations.”
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mette-holm/trumps-united-states-may_b_13656650.html
— Poor Students — Rich Ivies: Seeking Real Diversity at Ivy-Level Colleges – Dr. Michele Hernandez
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-michele-hernandez/poor-students-rich-ivies-_b_13656152.html
— The Unbearable Whiteness Of Trumpistan Illuminates Half-truths Of ‘Racial Realism’ – Ben Piven  (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps are anti-White.)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-unbearable-whiteness-of-trumpistan-illuminates_us_58518aa9e4b0320ed05a9a77

 

MSN
— Gov. Rauner, Dems Play Nice To Approve Prison-Reform Measure – Derrick Blakley
https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/mlb/gov-rauner-dems-play-nice-to-approve-prison-reform-measure/vp-AAlCoNF

 

NEW YORK POST
— Electors are being harassed, threatened in bid to stop Trump – Mark Moore
http://nypost.com/2016/12/14/electors-are-being-harassed-threatened-in-bid-to-stop-trump/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Facebook Inches Closer to Fact-Checking Its News  Social media platform will ask users to flag false information; firm also has identified several markers of sites that consistently peddle such news – DEEPA SEETHARAMAN  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted that anything on the internet that they did not like was fake.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-plans-to-demote-fake-news-on-its-site-1481824802
— Want a Job in Trump’s Administration? Get on Chris Collins’s Spreadsheet  People seeking political posts flock to New York Republican, who will fill thousands of positions – KRISTINA PETERSON  (DIERSEN: If you wanted one of those 4,000 positions, what would you stress?  I would stress a) that I worked for GAO for almost 18 years, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels (currently $92,632-$120,427); b) that I worked for IRS for almost 9 years, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 levels (currently $77,899-$88,286); c) that I passed the CPA examination and the Certified Internal Auditor examination on my first attempt; d) that I am a licensed CPA, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Government Financial Manager, Certified Financial Services Auditor, and Forensic Accountant; e) that I have a bachelor’s degree in management from NIU, an MBA from Loyola, a master’s degree in accounting from DePaul, and a master’s degree in financial markets and trading from IIT; and f) that I served on the Executive Committee of the Association of Government Accountants Chicago Chapter for 13 years.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/want-a-job-in-trumps-administration-get-on-chris-collinss-spreadsheet-1481821546
(FROM THE ARTICLE: With President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet now nearly complete, attention is turning to who will fill the roughly 4,000 other political posts in the next administration. That has elevated the role of Mr. Collins, the first member of Congress to endorse Mr. Trump for president. The New York Republican is the main congressional liaison between the House and Mr. Trump’s transition team, which is charged with staffing political jobs in the executive branch. For Mr. Collins, the role requires him to manage the evolving ambitions of a variety of House Republicans and their constituents. Befitting someone whose office boasts not one but two signs declaring “In God We Trust, All Others Bring Data,” he has turned to spreadsheets to organize the lists of lawmakers and others hoping to be considered by Mr. Trump’s team. A staff aide mans the spreadsheets, which can be sorted by lawmaker, position sought and other categories. “I cannot guarantee an interview; I certainly cannot guarantee you will get a job. But I can guarantee your name is on a list in front of the people it should be,” said Mr. Collins.)
— Influential House Conservative Group Spells Out Rules It Wants Donald Trump to Kill  Freedom Caucus asks President-elect to roll back hundreds of regulations including several in the financial sector – YUKA HAYASHI  (DIERSEN: What about rules and regulations that require everyone to give preference to minorities and to women, that is, rules and regulations that require everyone to discriminate against Whites and against men?)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/influential-house-conservative-group-spells-out-rules-it-wants-donald-trump-to-kill-1481838336
— Congress Likely to Consider Reining In Student-Loan Programs, House Republican Says  Rep. Virginia Foxx says government makes it too easy for students to borrow too much – JOSH MITCHELL  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always used my graduating from NIU debt-free in 1970 and owning a 1969 Dodge Charger SE to hint/imply/argue/shout that I was born with a silver spoon in my mouth and that I have always been privileged.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/congress-will-likely-consider-reining-in-student-loan-programs-house-republican-says-1481833008

 

FORBES
— University of Bristol is taking affirmative action to promote social mobility by lowering entry grades to students from poorer families. – Nick Morrison  (DIERSEN: When you were young, how much money did your parents earn and what was their net worth?)
http://www.forbes.com/sites/nickmorrison/2016/12/15/university-lowers-entry-grades-for-students-from-poorer-families/#5eaac4793cec

 

NEWSWEEK
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps as “CAN WE STOP THE POLITICS OF NOSTALGIA THAT HAVE DOMINATED 2016?”
http://www.newsweek.com/1950s-1930s-racism-us-europe-nostalgia-cas-mudde-531546
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON CHICAGO TIGHTENS: WHY 2016 HAS BEEN CHICAGO’S BLOODIEST YEAR IN ALMOST TWO DECADES – JOSH SAUL
http://www.newsweek.com/2016/12/23/chicago-gangs-violence-murder-rate-532034.html

 

VANITY FAIR
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps ask “WHO WILL LIE TO THE PRESS FOR TRUMP NEXT?”
http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2016/12/donald-trump-white-house-press-secretary

 

WASHINGTON BLADE
— DUIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “We must stand up to Trump’s Cabinet of bigots.”
https://www.washingtonblade.com/2016/12/15/must-stand-trumps-cabinet-bigots/

 

WORLD SOCIALIST WEB SITE
— Trump, Republicans spout nationalism and reaction at Wisconsin rally – Christopher Davion and Catherine Long (DIERSEN: Socialists are anti-Trump, anti-Republican, and anti-American.)
https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/12/15/truu-d15.html

December 13 Morning Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— State lawmakers call for investigation into lottery after Tribune report – Joe Mahr and Matthew Walberg
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-illinois-lottery-payout-reaction-met-20161213-story.html
— City treasurer’s speech doesn’t live up to aides’ hype – Bill Ruthhart
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-kurt-summers-city-club-speech-story.html
— Dead pilot ID’d as noted atheist, ex-congressional hopeful Rob Sherman – Tony Briscoe, Rosemary Regina Sobol and Robert McCoppin
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-rob-sherman-plane-crash-met-20161212-story.html
— FRONT PAGE: Judge blocks Harvey mayor’s attempt to reshape City Council – Elyssa Cherney and John Keilman
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-harvey-court-hearing-1213-20161212-story.html
— Governor’s staffers say they don’t understand why Dems upset over canceled meeting – Rich Miller
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/opinion/ct-sta-miller-column-st-1214-20161212-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Illinois budget fight leaves universities in lurch again – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/illinois-budget-fight-leaves-universities-in-lurch-again/
— Trump selects Tillerson for State, dismissing Russia ties – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/trump-chooses-exxon-mobil-ceo-rex-tillerson-for-state-dept/amp/
— Rick Perry is pick to lead Energy Department – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/sources/amp/
— What surely tainted our election? Voter suppression – Jesse Jackson Sr. (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout that everyone who does not vote a) would vote for Democrats if they did vote and b) did not vote because of Republicans.)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/jackson-what-surely-tainted-our-election-voter-suppression/

 

DAILY HERALD
— If state leaders won’t produce budget, the rest of us will have to get creative – Editorial  (DIERSEN: A balanced Illinois budget means a) increasing taxes and/or b) decreasing spending.  Exactly what does the Daily Herald want Illinois to do?  Democrats always want Republicans to pay higher taxes.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161212/discuss/161219674/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Where can you afford to buy a house? – DENNIS RODKIN  (DIERSEN: Where could you afford to buy a house?  My critics/opponents are filled with envy.  They are furious that I could afford to a) buy a new town home in University Park when I was 24 years old, b) buy a studio condo in the Outer Drive East building in downtown Chicago when I was 25, and c) buy a one bedroom condo in that building when I was 27. My critics/opponents are furious that my wife and I could afford to a) buy 1017 East Harrison in Wheaton when I was 29 and b) have 915 Cove Court built in Wheaton when I was 35. My critics/opponents hint/imply/argue/shout that I was only able to do that a) because I was born with a silver spoon in my mouth and I have always been privileged, b) because I avoided the draft, c) because IRS and GAO overpaid me, and d) because my wife and I gave up trying to have children, we did not adopt, and we did not become foster parents.)
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161210/ISSUE01/312039999/where-can-you-afford-to-buy-a-house
— As Loop population booms, South Side plummets – GREG HINZ  (DIERSEN: Have you lived in downtown Chicago?  I lived in studio condo in the Outer Drive East building weekdays 1974-1976 and then in a one bedroom condo in that building full-time 1976-1978. I did that while I worked for IRS in its Loop office, took graduate business courses at Loyola, and then took graduate accounting courses at DePaul.)
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161213/BLOGS02/161219983
— Golf courses are out. Today’s execs bond at the gym. – BRIGID SWEENEY
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161210/ISSUE01/312109995/strive-village-in-chicago-attracting-young-execs
— Now’s your chance at a deal on that move-up home – DENNIS RODKIN
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/realestate/20161213/CRED0701/161219982/nows-your-chance-at-a-deal-on-that-move-up-home
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Oak Brook is one of five affluent Chicago suburbs with enough homes on the market to supply at least 10 months of sales, according to a recent report from Midwest Real Estate Data. The others are Lake Forest, Riverwoods, Kenilworth and Inverness. The rule of thumb is that six months of inventory is a healthy, balanced market. While Palos Park’s home prices aren’t generally at the level of Oak Brook, Lake Forest and the other affluent places on the list, it proves the rule in its own way: Relative to all its surrounding towns, Palos Park has a much higher median home price, $267,000, and it also has the biggest backlog of inventory, 10.2 months.)

 

DNA INFO
— Is Hyde Park Chicago’s Smartest Neighborhood? Map Shows Most Educated Areas – Tanveer Ali  (DIERSEN: How much education do the voters have in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois?  For those who have college degrees, what did they major in?)
https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20161209/hyde-park/education-map-neighborhood-concentration-of-college-graduates-census-data-attainment
(FROM THE ARTICLE: More than 47 percent of Hyde Park residents age 25 and older have a graduate degree, by far the highest of any community area. A look at recently released Census data breaks down educational attainment by neighborhood, including residents without high school degrees, those who have bachelor’s degrees and those who have more education beyond that.)

 

WTTW
— Trump Denies Russian Hacking, But Some Electors Rally Ahead of Vote – Alexandra Silets
http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2016/12/12/trump-denies-russian-hacking-some-electors-rally-ahead-vote

 

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— Fear of Trump pledges linger at Our Lady of Guadalupe feast – AP  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, “religious leaders” a) side with foreign countries and with their citizens against America and against its citizens and b) act as operatives or as dupes for the Democrat Party.)
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/fear-of-trump-pledges-linger-at-our-lady-of-guadalupe/article_a79d0bb5-19cb-5556-8369-4db6ac481bcb.html

 

SPRINGFILD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Topinka’s son sues for $60,000 in mother’s pension contributions – Bernard Schoenburg
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20161212/topinkas-son-sues-for-60000-in-mothers-pension-contributions
— Without Cook County, Trump wins Illinois – Jerald Jacobs, Springfield
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20161212/letter-without-cook-county-trump-wins-illinois

 

SOUTHERN
— Jackson County Board elects Republican vice chair for first time in 12 years – STEPHANIE ESTERS
http://thesouthern.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/jackson-county-board-elects-republican-vice-chair-for-first-time/article_b4e53184-8ecd-5f32-9166-342ee57de5a7.html

 

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— Clinton’s former CIA chief defends Trump on intel briefings  Woolsey now an adviser to Trump – CNN  (DIERSEN: Questions to ask Republican activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, political consultants, etc. in Illinois who DO NOT read GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails: “Who keeps you informed on what GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails contain?” and “How good of a job are they doing?”)
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/clintons-former-cia-chief-defends-trump-on-intel-briefings/618658913
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Former CIA Director James Woolsey defended President-elect Donald Trump Monday night amid criticism that he reportedly skips intelligence briefings. “I’m available on one minute’s notice. I don’t have to be told — you know, I’m like a smart person. I don’t have to be told the same thing and the same words every single day for the next eight years. Could be eight years — but eight years. I don’t need that,” Trump said in an interview on “Fox News Sunday” regarding the briefings. Woolsey, who led the CIA under President Bill Clinton but is now an adviser to Trump, told CNN’s Erin Burnett that “different presidents do this different ways.” “I didn’t sit there and brief President Clinton. He wanted to read the briefings. He’s a speed reader and he’d write notes to me in the margins sometimes,” he told Burnett. “I don’t think it means you are not participating in the effort or not doing your job if you don’t sit there and have someone read to you. Most of us can read with our eyes faster than we can listen.”)

 

FOX ILLINOIS
— Budget Working Groups Start Meeting Again – Jordan Abudayyeh
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/working-groups-start-meeting-again-12-13-2016

 

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRAT
— TRAGIC: Illinois medical marijuana sales reach $4.4M in November – AP
http://www.bnd.com/news/article120514878.html

 

WSIL TV
— Obama: President without briefings ‘flying blind’ – AP  (DIERSEN: Questions to ask Republican activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, political consultants, etc. in Illinois who DO NOT read GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails: “Who keeps you informed on what GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails contain?” and “How good of a job are they doing?”)
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34036989/obama-president-without-briefings-flying-blind

 

NPR ILLINOIS
— Education Desk: Dual Language Draws Wait List In Urbana – DUSTY RHODES  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes would agree that if I had WASTED MY TIME learning a second language, I would NOT have made it into the top 20% of my high school class, my ACT score would have been lower than 24, UIC would NOT have accepted me, and I would NOT have earned a) a job-related bachelor’s degree when I was 21 and job-related master’s degrees when I was 27, 31, and 48, b) job-related professional certifications when I was 30, 32, 41, 45, 47, and 48, and c) a job-related professional license when I was 33.)
http://nprillinois.org/post/education-desk-dual-language-draws-wait-list-urbana#stream/0

 

CHICAGOIST
— Joe Walsh: Donald Trump ‘Acting Like A Third Grader’ In Face Of Russian Hack – STEPHEN GOSSETT
http://chicagoist.com/2016/12/12/joe_walsh_donald_trump_third_grader.php

 

CHICAGO REPORTER
— Bill Ayers on being a white ally and the future of progressives – Lorraine Forte  (DIERSEN: If you are White, Democrats and RINOs will not accept you or help you unless you pander to anti-Whites.  That is a major reason why Democrat Clinton lost and Republican Trump won.  I should write a book about White RINOs in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois who pander to anti-Whites.)
http://chicagoreporter.com/bill-ayers-on-being-a-white-ally-and-the-future-of-progressives/

 

METRO EAST SUN
— GOP picks Dems’ brains to gauge support for Madigan to remain speaker – Ruth de Jauregui
http://metroeastsun.com/stories/511052567-gop-picks-dems-brains-to-gauge-support-for-madigan-to-remain-speaker

 

ILLINOIS FAMILY ACTION
— The Unexpected Contest of 2016: Free Market Capitalism v. Democratic Socialism – John Biver
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2016/12/the-unexpected-contest-of-2016-free-market-capitalism-v-democratic-socialism/

 

CAPITOL FAX
— Topinka son sues pension system over death benefit
http://capitolfax.com/2016/12/13/topinka-son-sues-pension-system-over-death-benefit/

 

BREITBART
— Lindsey Graham Allies with Democrats to Continue Obama’s 2012 Amnesty – KATIE MCHUGH
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/12/12/lindsey-graham-allies-with-democrats-to-continue-obamas-2012-amnesty/
— 10 Ways the CIA’s ‘Russian Hacking’ Story is Left-Wing ‘Fake News’ – JOEL B. POLLAK
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/12/12/cia-russian-hacking-story-sham/

 

GOPUSA
— The CIA’s War on Trump
http://www.gopusa.com/the-cias-war-on-trump/

 

NEWSMAX
— Fed Will Increase Rates to Squelch Trump Inflation – R Williams
If state leaders won’t produce budget, the rest of us will have to get creative

 

THE HILL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s Russia problem deepens.”  (DIERSEN: What percent of U.S. citizens are of Russian national origin?)
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/310086-trumps-russia-problem-deepens

 

POLITICO

— Electors demand intelligence briefing before Electoral College vote  The request represents the latest effort by Democratic electors to look to the Electoral College as a possible bulwark against a Trump presidency. – KYLE CHENEY and GABRIEL DEBENEDETTI  (DIERSEN: What did your critics/opponents fail to stop you from becoming?  My critics/opponents failed to stop me from becoming the TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman in 2005, a Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member in 2003, the Milton Township Republican Central Committee webmaster in 2008 and 2000, an Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member in 2003, an American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member in 2001, the GOPUSA Illinois Editor in 2000, a Republican Precinct Committeeman in 1999, a GAO employee in 1980, an IRS employee in 1971, a Post Office employee in 1966, etc.)
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/electors-intelligence-briefing-trump-russia-232498

 

CNN
— Rick Perry is Donald Trump’s choice for energy secretary – Jeff Zeleny, Jim Acosta and Theodore Schleifer
http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/13/politics/rick-perry-energy-secretary/index.html

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: The President’s Daily Intelligence Breifing, Explained – Charlie Savage  (DIERSEN: GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails explained: Emails sent out and posted at
www.gopillinois.com by David John Diersen every morning and every evening.  The emails contain a) links to government/political news/commentary articles of interest to Illinois Republicans that have been posted on web sites during the previous 12 hours and b) information on upcoming events.  The emails are free and contain no advertising. For information on Diersen, SEE: https://gopillinois.com/about/)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/12/us/politics/president-daily-brief.html
— What Is America Without Influence? Trump Will Find Out. – ANTONY J. BLINKEN  (DIERSEN: Democrats want America to have influence, but only to promote the Democrat Party platform and especially dependency on government, socialism, Islam, LGBTQ activity, abortion, pot, gun control, race based preference giving, gender based preference giving, and age discrimination.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/13/opinion/what-is-america-without-influence-trump-will-find-out.html
— Make Colleges Diverse – David Leonhardt  (DIERSEN: UIC accepted me in 1966 when I was 18, NIU in 1969, Loyola in 1972, DePaul in 1976, Roosevelt in 1980, and IIT in 1992, but I doubt that they would accept me today.  My demographics are terrible – baptized, raised, and confirmed as a Missouri Synod Lutheran, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, non-poor, gun owner, German-American, draft avoider, and my ancestors have been in America since the 1840s.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/13/opinion/make-colleges-diverse.html
— Forget AT&T. The Real Monopolies Are Google and Facebook. – JONATHAN TAPLIN  (DIERSEN: What do those who run Google and Facebook think of those who share your demographics?  From what I see, those who run Google and Facebook have an extremely low opinion of those who share my demographics – baptized, raised, and confirmed as a Missouri Synod Lutheran, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, old (68), non-poor, gun owner, German-American, draft avoider, and my ancestors have been in America since the 1840s.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/13/opinion/forget-att-the-real-monopolies-are-google-and-facebook.html
— As Other Districts Grapple With Segregation, This One Makes Integration Work – KYLE SPENCER  (DIERSEN: From what I see, to empower minority voting blocks, Democrats have dumped integration and now promote segregation.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/12/nyregion/as-other-districts-grapple-with-segregation-this-one-makes-integration-work.html
— Donald Trump’s Wealthy Cabinet Picks to Undergo Financial Scrutiny He Didn’t Face – JACKIE CALMES  (DIERSEN: Many millions do not seek jobs with the federal government because they know that they cannot pass a background investigation.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/12/us/politics/donald-trump-cabinet.html
— Record Number of Journalists Jailed in 2016, Press Advocacy Group Says – RICK GLADSTONE  (DIERSEN: I should write a book about my critics/opponents who want me jailed.  They would love it.  They blame me for their problems, for your problems, for my problems, and for everyone’s problems.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/13/world/europe/record-number-of-journalists-jailed-in-2016-press-advocacy-group-says.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Trump spokesman says Russia talk coming from people ‘bitter’ Clinton lost – Elise Viebeck  (DIERSEN: I should write a book about candidates who are bitter about losing and who blame me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails for their losses.  They focus on stopping everyone from reading GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.  Previously, they focused on ending my TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairmanship, my Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee membership, my service as the Milton Township Republican Central Committee webmaster, my Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee membership, and my American Association of Political Consultants Midwest chapter board membership.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2016/12/12/trump-spokesman-says-russia-talk-coming-from-people-bitter-clinton-lost/

 

USA TODAY
— Is someone going to take away Trump’s Twitter? (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes focus on stopping everyone from reading GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.  They would brag about their success in stopping people from reading the emails.)
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2016/12/12/someone-going-take-away-trumps-twitter-tellusatoday/95354692/
— Lockheed shares fall as Trump raps F-35 jet costs – Kevin McCoy  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes focus on stopping everyone from reading GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.  They would brag about their success in stopping people from reading the emails.)
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2016/12/12/lockheed-shares-fall-trump-tweet/95326718/
— Twitter reinstates white nationalist Richard Spencer – Jessica Guynn and Brett Molina (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes focus on stopping everyone from reading GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.  They would brag about their success in stopping people from reading the emails.)
http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2016/12/12/twitter-reinstates-white-nationalist-richard-spencer/95327236/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— So You Want to Be a Diplomat? CEOs Need Not Apply  Beltway elites scoff at Rex Tillerson’s background in business and his support of the Boy Scouts. – SUZANNE MALONEY  (DIERSEN: GAO audits IRS.  After working for IRS’s Collection Division for almost 9 years, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 levels (currently $77,899-$88,286), I transferred to GAO in 1980.  My Democrat GAO superiors, my Democrat GAO supervisors, my Democrat GAO coworkers, and my Democrat GAO subordinates SCOFFED at the experience that I had gained working for IRS.  They succeeded in forcing me to take a downgrade from GS-12 Step 5 down to GS-9 Step 10, that is, an $18,459 (21%) pay cut in today’s dollars, to transfer from IRS to GAO.  They succeeded in a) delaying my promotions back to GS-11 and to GS-12, b) delaying my promotion to GS-13, and c) stopping me from being promoted beyond GS-13.  They succeeded in keeping me off audits of IRS’s Collection Division for my entire GAO career of almost 18 years.  However, the GAO manager who had hired me, succeeded in a) getting me assigned to audits of IRS’s Criminal Investigation Division 1986-1988 and b) getting me promoted to GS-13 in 1986.  However, then, my GAO superiors succeeded in forcing him to retire in 1987.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/so-you-want-to-be-a-diplomat-ceos-need-not-apply-1481589419
— Republicans Set to Battle on Legal Immigration  Business wing of party wants worker visa total increased; populists say jobs are being taken away from Americans – LAURA MECKLER and  KRISTINA PETERSON  (DIERSEN: Democrats want immigrants because they vote for Democrats.  RINOs want immigrants because they work for less money than U.S. citizens will work for.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/republicans-set-to-battle-on-legal-immigration-1481578555

 

CBS SACRAMENTO
— Colleges Warning Undocumented Students Against Traveling Abroad Under Trump – Jennifer McGraw
http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2016/12/13/colleges-warning-undocumented-students-against-traveling-abroad-under-trump/

December 11 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Trump Says He Doesn’t Need Daily Intelligence Briefings That Say ‘Same Thing’ Every Day – ABC News
https://abc7chicago.com/news/trump-says-he-doesnt-need-daily-intelligence-briefings-that-say-same-thing-every-day/1650794/

 

WGN RADIO
— Illinois politics: Will the House ever come to mutual agreement? – JASMINE COOPER
http://wgnradio.com/2016/12/11/illinois-politics-will-the-house-ever-come-to-mutual-agreement/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— FBI told the Illinois Republican Party in June its emails had been hacked – Rick Pearson
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-illinois-republican-party-email-hack-met-1212-20161211-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The FBI notified the Illinois Republican Party in June that some of its email accounts may have been hacked, but party officials were not told that it was part of a wide-ranging federal investigation of Russian activity in the nation’s political system, the state GOP’s executive director said Sunday. Nick Klitzing said the state GOP on its own found 18 of its emails on the website DCLeaks.com. The New York Times reported the website was an outlet that U.S. intelligence officials and private cybersecurity companies believe was created by a unit controlled by the GRU, Russia’s military intelligence agency. Klitzing said FBI agents raised questions about emails involving the state GOP accounts during their visit. The four email accounts involved were inactive or rarely used, and the hacked emails dated to 2015, long before the 2016 contests for president and Illinois offices, Klitzing said. A review of the emails provided by the state GOP shows the messages were largely rudimentary in nature, ranging from requests for training and local party event invitations to reports and discussion that U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam of Wheaton should be considered a “dark horse” candidate to replace House Speaker John Boehner, a contest ultimately won by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin. . .The compromised Illinois GOP emails provided to the Tribune were dated from August to October of 2015 and did not involve Trump, Clinton or the presidential contest. The emails were sent to the state Republican Party. The subjects of the compromised emails included a suburban York Township Republican Women’s event; a request by McLean County GOP Chairman Chuck Erickson to attend a county training event that included Erickson’s phone number; and a notification from Mike Bigger, a member of the Illinois Republican State Central Committee, that he would be attending an event “and bringing a $1,000 check” from the Stark County party organization. Other compromised emails included a half-dozen messages from Chicago businessman Peter Smith, chairman of Corporate Venture Alliances LLC, involving the October 2015 GOP contest to replace Boehner as House speaker. Smith is a longtime Republican conservative and has been a supporter of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Smith’s emails were sent to what Klitzing described as an unused email account for Richard Porter, the state’s Republican national committeeman.)
— Pro-Trump, pro-white banner found hanging outside Libertyville building – Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas (DIERSEN: What do you say to those who give anti-Trumps ammunition?)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-pro-trump-pro-white-banner-found-hanging-outside-libertyville-building-20161211-story.html
— Trump rejects intel, lawmakers vow probe of Russia hacking
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-donald-trump-russia-hacking-20161211-story.html
— Trump faces first significant post-election pushback from Republicans over CIA report on Russia – Sarah D. Wire
http://www.chicagotribune.com/la-na-pol-russia-election-response-20161211-story.html
— Key GOP senators join call for bipartisan Russia election probe – Elise Viebeck, Karoun Demirjian
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-gop-senators-russia-election-probe-20161211-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— A plea for transparency from Foxx, Mendoza – Andy Shaw
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/shaw-a-plea-for-transparency-from-foxx-mendoza/

 

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— Trump on Russian hacking: ‘I don’t believe it’  ‘I think it’s just another excuse’ – CNN
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/trump-on-russian-hacking-i-dont-believe-it/617959796
— Trump says he’s turning away ‘billions’ but has ‘the right’ to do business deals  Trump involved in more than 500 companies – Jill Disis
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/trump-says-hes-turning-away-billions-but-has-the-right-to-do-business-deals/617978996
— Biden keeps door open for 2020 run against Trump  ‘Age could be very much an issue, and it may not be’ – CNN
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/biden-keeps-door-open-for-2020-run-against-trump/617957995

 

WJBD
— Reince Priebus: ‘RNC Was Not Hacked’ – ABC News
http://www.wjbdradio.com/politics/2016/12/11/reince-priebus-rnc-was-not-hacked

 

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Ives says U of I ‘segregating’ students by background, ignoring merit – Hoang Tran
http://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511049268-ives-says-u-of-i-segregating-students-by-background-ignoring-merit
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The University of Illinois has programs aimed at being inclusive for students, staff and people of all races, cultures and backgrounds, but, state Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) said being inclusive does not necessarily mean being productive. “This is the type of thing that you see happening across higher education everywhere,” Ives told the DuPage Policy Journal. “What they are doing is that they are segregating students based on all sorts of (criteria) such as gender, sex, race and religion. (They are saying) ‘everybody should feel good about themselves for who they are and not based on merit.’ That is completely wrong.” The university, in its goals of inclusivity, has enacted several diversity programs, including holding a “Bystander Intervention/De-Escalation Training” session, taught by a self-described “radical queer feminist activist” and creating an Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations (OIIR), dedicated to recruiting and retaining underrepresented students while promoting diversify education and civility, and fostering leadership skills for the global world. Ives said the OIIR contradicts itself via segregation of students, i.e. students are not judged on their merits, but on their background. “That is not very American,” Ives said. “That is not how we built this country. We built this country on hard work and people of all political stripes, all colors and all nations doing their best and succeeding and giving everybody equal opportunity and not an unequal outcome. So this is the University of Illinois along with other universities in the state just running amok.” Ives said the office does not encourage hard work, but instead promotes division. “It’s actually shameful to segregate kids this way,” Ives said. “They should be pushed, to an extent. They should be given opportunities based on their merits. This is actually divisive to do something like this. This is not inclusive.”)

 

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— DuPage County Election Commission- Why some public officials need removed from office – Kirk Allen
http://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2016/12/dupage-county-election-commission-why-some-public-officials-need-removed-from-office/

 

NORTH COOK NEWS
— BossMadigan.com takes aim at new batch of Democratic lawmakers – Carol Ostrow
http://northcooknews.com/stories/511053477-bossmadigan-com-takes-aim-at-new-batch-of-democratic-lawmakers

 

EVANSTON NOW
— Biss named in gubernatorial speculation – Bill Smith
http://evanstonnow.com/story/government/bill-smith/2016-12-11/76501/biss-named-in-gubernatorial-speculation

 

SANGAMON SUN
— Newly launched website aims to expose Madigan’s sphere of influence – Ruth de Jauregui
http://sangamonsun.com/stories/511050394-newly-launched-website-aims-to-expose-madigan-s-sphere-of-influence

 

NEWSMAX
— Sen. Tim Scott to African-Americans: ‘Let’s Give Mr. Trump a Chance’ – Cathy Burke
http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/tim-scott-african-americans-give-trump-chance/2016/12/11/id/763358/

 

BLAZE
— Joe Biden excoriates Donald Trump and his ‘vicious’ presidential campaign – Chris Enloe (DIERSEN: The list of threats of violence and acts of violence by Clinton supporters against Trump supporters is lengthy and growing.)
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2016/12/11/joe-biden-excoriates-donald-trump-and-his-vicious-presidential-campaign/
— Ohio State student protesters claim police went ‘too far’ by shooting, killing Islamic terrorist – Chris Enloe
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2016/12/10/ohio-state-student-protesters-claim-police-went-too-far-by-shooting-killing-islamic-terrorist/

 

DAILY CALLER
— Sen. Tim Scott Lays Out Plan For Trump To Engage Black Communities – PHILLIP STUCKY
http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/11/sen-tim-scott-lays-out-plan-for-trump-to-engage-black-communities/
— Trump: ‘I Don’t Want China Dictating To Me’ – RYAN PICKRELL
http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/11/trump-i-dont-want-china-dictating-to-me/
— Democrats Insist EPA Staffers Can Resist Trump’s Agenda – Michael Bastasch  (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors and supervisors in the federal government talked and acted like they were required by law to discriminate against their employees who were White, male, older, and/or non-veteran, that is, like they were required by law to give preference to their employees who were minority, female, younger, and/or veteran.  It is called Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion.  To give preference to one group is to discriminate against another group.)
http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/09/democrats-insist-epa-staffers-can-resist-trumps-agenda/
— Children Today Will Probably Never Earn More Than Their Parents – Robert Donachie
http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/11/children-today-will-probably-never-earn-more-than-their-parents/
— DC’s Transgender Cop Poster Child Turns Out To Be A Pervert – Blake Neff
http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/09/dcs-transgender-cop-poster-child-turns-out-to-be-a-pervert/

 

COLLEGE FIX
— Students told: Don’t use term ‘illegal immigrant’ on final exam – JENNIFER KABBANY
http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/30307/
— University’s ‘Whiteness Forum’ takes ‘critical look at whiteness’ – JENNIFER KABBANY
http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/30248/
— Professor tells students: Trump’s election an ‘act of terrorism’ – JEREMY BEAMAN
http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/30300/
— Ohio State stabber’s name added to list of nonwhites wrongly killed by police
http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/30293/
— Christian university denies conservative students’ request to form campus club – LAUREN FOX
http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/30273/

 

THE HILL
— Under Trump, a government for the ‘experts,’ by the ‘experts’ no longer – DAVID DANFORD AND JUAN DÁVALOS
https://origin-nyi.thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/the-administration/309862-a-defense-of-trumps-inexperienced-cabinet

 

ROLL CALL
— Biden: Democrats Must Show More ‘Respect’ to Working-Class Whites  VP rejects notion that racism helped elect Donald Trump – John T. Bennett
http://www.rollcall.com/news/politics/democrats-must-show-respect-working-class-whites

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— The New Reality of TV: All Trump, All the Time – JAMES PONIEWOZIK
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/11/arts/television/the-new-reality-of-tv-all-trump-all-the-time.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Trump denies CIA report that Russia intervened to help him win election – Elise Viebeck
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2016/12/11/trump-denies-cia-report-russia-intervened-to-help-him-win-election/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— I’m Staying Faithful to Trump  I’ve been harassed by thousands over my Electoral College vote. – ASHLEY MCMILLAN HUTCHINSON
http://www.wsj.com/articles/im-staying-faithful-to-trump-1481491214

 

OLYMPIAN
— Fearing Trump crackdown, “dreamers” advised to end travel – AP
http://www.theolympian.com/news/politics-government/article120283488.html

 

BUZPAC REVIEW
— ‘He blocked me’: Fmr. GOP Rep Joe Walsh can’t get Trump to see his raging Twitter rant about Russia – Tom Tillison
http://www.bizpacreview.com/2016/12/11/blocked-fmr-gop-rep-joe-walsh-cant-get-trump-see-raging-twitter-rant-russia-422552

 

FED SMITH
— Federal Employee Unions and Election Consequences – Ralph R. Smith
http://www.fedsmith.com/2016/12/11/federal-employee-unions-and-election-consequences/

 

LGBT NATION
— Rep. eyeing Iowa governorship thinks multiculturalism is enemy of freedom – Dr. Warren J. Blumenfeld
http://www.lgbtqnation.com/2016/12/rep-eyeing-iowa-governorship-thinks-multiculturalism-enemy-freedom/

December 10 Evening Edition

ABC7
— PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP COULD CUT CHICAGO FUNDING OVER IMMIGRATION – BGA
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/weekend-watch-trump-could-cut-chicago-funding-over-immigration/1649324/

 

CBS2
— Social Service Providers, Their Needy Clients Brace For State Budget Uncertainty – Derrick Blakley
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/12/09/social-service-providers-their-needy-clients-brace-for-state-budget-uncertainty/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Trump at Army-Navy game to salute armed forces
http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/college/ct-trump-army-navy-game-20161210-story.html
— DuPage officials to discuss election commission-clerk’s office consolidation – Gary Gibula
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-dupage-election-merge-st-1211-20161209-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “The CIA concluded Russia worked to elect Trump. Republicans now face an impossible choice.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-analysis-cia-russia-trump-republicans-20161209-story.html
— Estate tax repeal under Trump would benefit president, Cabinet – Sahil Kapur  (DIERSEN: One could argue a) that an individual is not rich until he/she has a net worth of at least $5.45 million and b) that a couple is not rich until they have a net worth of at least $10.9 million.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-wp-blm-estate-tax-f2415afe-bdfe-11e6-ae79-bec72d34f8c9-20161209-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Under federal law, the tax, which is levied at a 40 percent rate, applies only to estates worth more than $5.45 million for individuals and $10.9 million for couples. Estates worth less than that may be passed on to heirs tax-free.)
— Illinois Lottery’s biggest scratch-offs didn’t award 40% of grand prizes, Tribune finds – Joe Mahr, Matthew Walberg and Angie Leventis Lourgos
http://www.redeyechicago.com/news/ct-illinois-lottery-payout-met-20161209-story.html
— Impact of Chicago’s violence on girls in toughest neighborhoods often overlooked – Annie Sweeney
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-girls-violence-chicago-met-20161210-story.html
— Divisions between CIA, FBI surface in debate over Russian motives in election hacks – Ellen Nakashima, Adam Entous
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-russian-election-tampering-cia-fbi-20161210-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Trump’s team pushes back against Russia hacking reports – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/trumps-team-pushes-back-against-russia-hacking-reports/
— Having so many school choices stressful for Chicago parents – Lauren FitzPatrick  (DIERSEN: My outstanding parents sent me to Trinity Lutheran Grade School in Crete. My father, his father, and his grandfather attended that grade school.)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/school-choices-can-be-stressful-for-chicago-parents/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Legal fix sought to keep DuPage tax increases valid – Robert Sanchez
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161209/news/161208818/
— Elgin cop Paul Sharp suspended 30 days for excessive force, will retire at 20 years – Elena Ferrarin  (DIERSEN: Both Paul Sharp and I were forced to retire. Of course, obviously, needless-to-say, and without question, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes analogize me to Paul Sharp.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161209/news/161208800/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Public pensions have a ton of leverage. They should use it. – LYNNE MAREK
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161210/ISSUE01/312109993/public-pensions-have-a-ton-of-leverage-they-should-use-it
— Look who wants to be our next Democratic governor – GREG HINZ
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161210/ISSUE05/312109996/pritzker-kennedy-other-potential-democratic-candidates-for-illinois
— What if Trump tweets at your company next? – PETER FROST
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161210/ISSUE01/312109992/what-if-trump-tweets-at-your-company-next

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Radical changes needed when it comes to budget negotiations in Illinois – Andy Shaw
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20161210/andy-shaw-radical-changes-needed-when-it-comes-to-budget-negotiations-in-illinois
— Nontraditional becoming traditional at UIS – Susan Koch  (DIERSEN: When I was young, if you were a White male non-veteran, if you did not earn a bachelor’s degree by the time you were 22 years old, your career was in big trouble.)
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20161210/nontraditional-becoming-traditional-at-uis
— Schobin, Joost among Springfield staff for Mendoza, Duckworth – Bernard Schoenburg
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20161210/bernard-schoenburg-schobin-joost-among-springfield-staff-for-mendoza-duckworth

 

ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR
— The ball’s in your court. No, it’s in your court. – Doug Finke
http://www.rrstar.com/news/20161210/statehouse-insider-balls-in-your-court-no-its-in-your-court

 

BELLEVILLE NEW DEMOCRAT
— Illinois’ political games on budget may be wrecking young lives – Editorial
http://www.bnd.com/opinion/editorials/article119917753.html
— U of Illinois inks 10-year deal to buy energy from wind farm – AP
http://www.bnd.com/news/state/illinois/article120134503.html

 

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR
— John Glenn dominated central Illinoisans’ memories of the space race
http://www.pjstar.com/news/20161208/john-glenn-dominated-central-illinoisans-memories-of-space-race
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The barber who cut John Glenn’s hair in Cocoa Beach, Fla., was Carl W. McCann, my deceased husband. He barbered at this barbershop before I met him. Pat Hendry was the main barber. They both cut the original seven astronauts. My husband always remembered these guys as down-to-earth people. I believe it was (astronaut) Virgil (“Gus”) Grissom who came in one day driving a new Corvette convertible. My husband was impressed – especially when he was given the keys and told to take it for a drive.)

 

NORTHERN PUBLIC RADIO
— Illinois Stopgap Funding Is Running Out. Is Long-Term Plan The Answer? – AMANDA VINICKY
http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-stopgap-funding-running-out-long-term-plan-answer

 

POSITIVELY NAPERVILLE
— ‘DRIVEN TO CARE’ EVENT PROVIDES EIGHT LOCAL FAMILIES WITH VEHICLES  (DIERSEN: What is your daily driver?  Mine is a 2003 Chevy Cavalier LS that I bought from my aunt in 2010 when she went into an assisted living facility.)
http://www.positivelynaperville.com/2016/12/10/driven-care-event-provides-eight-local-families-vehicles/68219

 

GATEWAY PUNDIT
— VIDEO=> TROOPS ERUPT AS DONALD TRUMP ENTERS ARMY-NAVY GAME! – Jim Hoft
http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2016/12/donald-trump-army-navy-game/
— AWESOME! TRUMP Holds interview During Army-Navy Game — Crowd Chants “Make America Great Again!” (VIDEO) – Jim Hoft
http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2016/12/awesome-trump-holds-interview-army-navy-game-crowd-chants-make-america-great-video/

 

TOWNHALL
— Trump Picks Ronna Romney McDaniel for RNC Chair – Jason Hopkins
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/jasonhopkins/2016/12/10/trump-picks-mcdaniel-for-rnc-chair-n2258168

 

BREITBART
— Black Lawyer Calls on Black Jurors to Vote ‘Innocent’ for Any Black Person Accused of Murdering a White Person – WARNER TODD HUSTON
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/12/08/black-legal-expert-blacks-accused-murdering-whites-innocent/
— Dr. Sebastian Gorka on Trump’s Cabinet: ‘After Eight Years of Pajama Boys, It’s Time for the Alpha Males’ – JOHN HAYWARD
http://www.breitbart.com/radio/2016/12/09/gorka-trumps-cabinet-eight-years-pajama-boys-time-alpha-males/
— Fake News: MSNBC Host Falsely Claims Fox News Held Christmas Party at Trump’s D.C. Hotel – WARNER TODD HUSTON
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/12/09/fake-news-msnbc-host-falsely-claims-fox-news-held-christmas-party-trumps-d-c-hotel/
— Mexican Senators Beat Trump Piñata, Chant Gay Slur – TONY ARANDA
http://www.breitbart.com/texas/2016/12/08/exclusive-video-mexican-senators-beat-trump-pinata-chant-gay-slur/

 

NATIONAL REVIEW
— After Its Ascendency Was Proclaimed, the Political Left Is Collapsing – MICHAEL BARONE
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/442895/democrats-defeated-left-collapsing-big-government-globalism-lose-elections

 

THE BLAZE
— Portland city council passes law to raise taxes on CEOs to address ‘income inequality’ – Chris Enloe  (DIERSEN: What would your superiors say that they did to fight income inequality?  My Democrat GAO superiors would stress that they forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old, did not promote me beyond GS-13, kept me off audits of IRS for all but 3 of the almost 18 years that I worked for GAO, and forced me to take an $18,459 pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO in 1980.  My Democrat IRS superiors would stress that they did not promote me beyond GS-12, that they disallowed my education deductions, and that they disallowed my partial day per diem claims.  My Democrat Post Office superiors would stress that they forced me resign in 1969 and disallowed my sick leave requests.  My aforesaid Democrat superiors would stress that the aforesaid adverse actions that they took against me directly benefited their employees who were poor, and especially their poor employees who were Democrat, minority, female, younger, and/or veteran.)
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2016/12/10/portland-city-council-passes-law-to-raise-taxes-on-ceos-to-address-income-inequality/

 

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Trump works the stands at Army-Navy showdown: ‘The spirit is amazing’ – GABBY MORRONGIELLO
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/trump-works-the-stands-at-army-navy-showdown-the-spirit-is-amazing/article/2609355

 

MCCLATCHY DC
— Obama is rushing to Trump-proof the White House – ANITA KUMAR
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/white-house/article119647358.html

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump, Mocking Claim That Russia Hacked Election, at Odds with G.O.P.”  The CIA works for Obama and for the Democrats.
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/10/us/politics/trump-mocking-claim-that-russia-hacked-election-at-odds-with-gop.html

 

NEW YORK POST
— Trump calls CNN reporting ‘rediculous,’ denies reality TV involvement – Kathianne Boniello
http://nypost.com/2016/12/10/trump-calls-cnn-reporting-rediculous-fake-news/

 

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— It’s ‘rediculous’: Donald Trump denies he will be working on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ during presidency, slams CNN for ‘FAKE NEWS’ – David Boroff  (DIERSEN: Of course, obviously, needless-to-say, and without question, to discredit me, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes read GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails closely looking for misspellings, typos, and other errors.)
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/trump-denies-working-celebrity-apprentice-article-1.2905926

 

FORBES
— The Hard Left’s War Against Donald Trump Threatens To Terminally Damage The Left – Ralph Benko
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ralphbenko/2016/12/10/the-hard-lefts-war-against-donald-trump-threatens-to-terminally-damage-the-left/

 

LOS ANGELES WEEKLY
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON AMERICA TIGHTENS: It’s Official: Millennials Have a Harder Economic Life Than Their Parents Did – DENNIS ROMERO
http://www.laweekly.com/news/its-official-millennials-have-a-harder-economic-life-than-their-parents-did-7702962

 

LGBT WEEKLY
— Sens. Durbin and Graham introduce bill to protect DREAMers – Steve Lee  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, those individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors WORK TOGETHER TO GET RID OF those individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://lgbtweekly.com/2016/12/10/sens-durbin-and-graham-introduce-bill-to-protect-dreamers-video/

December 10 Morning Edition

ABC7
— EX-CONGRESSMAN AARON SCHOCK SAYS GOVERNMENT WANTS TO SILENCE HIM – Chuck Goudie and Ross Weidner, Barb Markoff and Christine Tressel  (DIERSEN: Democrats run the federal government.  The federal government never sough a gag order against me in Diersen v. GAO (
https://gopillinois.com/documents/). Just the opposite.  The facts in the lawsuit show that the federal government discriminates against its employees who are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.  The federal government wants potential and current federal employees to know that.  It is called Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion. The facts in the lawsuit help the federal government waste the careers of and get rid of its employees who are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran. Therefore, the facts in the lawsuit help the federal government hire, retain, and promote those who are Democrat, minority, female, younger, and/or veteran. RINO elected officials and RINO party leaders stress that RINOs never came to my defense in Diersen v. GAO.  RINOs promote political affiliation discrimination (SEE: http://www.nytimes.com/1996/03/13/us/seeking-return-to-ways-of-patronage-in-politics.html), RINOs promote reverse discrimination, RINOs promote age discrimination, and RINOs promote retaliation for complaining about the aforesaid.)
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/ex-congressman-aaron-schock-says-government-wants-to-silence-him/1648698/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Prosecutors have filed for a gag order against ex-congressman Aaron Schock in Springfield federal court. But as Schock and his lawyers prepare for Monday’s arraignment on corruption charges, they are first firing a free-speech shot charging that the government is illegally attempting to muzzle them from talking in public. Two years ago, from his Capitol Hill office, Congressman Aaron Schock, 35, was celebrating the First Noel. Now, he is fighting for the First Amendment. He was indicted on 24 corruption counts last month after a lengthy investigation. “After the government realized there was no crime, they chose to spend the next 19 months, using two grand juries and millions of taxpayer dollars in an attempt to manufacture a crime,” he said. Now the government has filed a motion for a gag order claiming the judge should “restrict extrajudicial statements that pose a serious and imminent threat to the fairness of a judicial proceeding.” The request for a gag order was aimed not only at Schock, but his attorneys, who said the government made up the case: “Those charges are the culmination of an effort to find something, anything, to pull down Aaron Schock,” George Terwilliger, Schock’s attorney, said. Schock will be arraigned Monday in Springfield on charges he misused government and campaign money, underwriting a lavish lifestyle including the now infamous redecoration of his Washington office to look like the “Downton Abbey” television show. Schock’s argument against the gag order, twice as long as the request itself, observes that “after months of lobbing outrageous accusations…the government comes before this court asking for a gag order to silence Mr. Schock and his attorneys.” They call it an “invasion of core, constitutionally-protected speech.” Targeting a former congressman who once thrived on self-generated publicity, social media depicting his world travels and encounters with the rich, the famous and both. Prosecutors, conceding that Schock is a public figure, said they are not trying to broadly limit his free speech and only want to block statements that might impugn the fairness of the criminal proceedings.)

 

NBC5
— What Happens If a Budget Deal Isn’t Reached By Year’s End?  If a budget deal isn’t reached before the end of the year, the state will lose spending authority for a variety of important services, like public colleges and universities and grants for health and social services. – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/What-Happens-If-a-Budget-Deal-isnt-Made-Before-the-End-of-the-Year-405663765.html
— Rauner Supports Trump’s Pick for Education Secretary  “I do know Betsy DeVos, I have great respect for her,” Rauner said Thursday. – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Rauner-Supports-Trumps-Pick-for-Education-Secretary-Report-405676995.html
— Sen. Mark Kirk Cheers Illinoisans, Cubs During Final Senate Floor Address  “I would say the United States in now the greatest force for human dignity that we have ever seen, and to make sure that those values are continued has been the heart of my service here in the Senate and the Congress,” Kirk said. – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Kirk-Gives-Final-Address-on-Senate-Floor-405673645.html

 

WGN PLUS
— Republican strategist Chris Robling, Democratic strategist Marj Halperin on Trump`s cabinet picks
http://wgntv.com/2016/12/09/republican-strategist-chris-robling-democratic-strategist-marj-halperin-on-trumps-cabinet-picks/
— The Chicago Way w/John Kass (12/09/16): Why voters in Illinois need to look inward, the softer side of Dan Proft, and Kasso’s codpiece
JEFF CARLIN
http://wgnplus.com/2016/12/09/the-chicago-way-wjohn-kass-120916-why-voters-in-illinois-need-to-look-inward-the-softer-side-of-dan-proft-and-kassos-codpiece/

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “Reality TV presidency full of falsehoods.”
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/gene-lyons-reality-tv-presidency-full-of-falsehoods/
— Economy, change trumped other issues, Rahm tells DC forum – Lynn Sweet  (DIERSEN: Emanuel hypocritically “suggested Friday that Democrats made a big mistake by stressing social inclusion over a robust economic message.”  Ever-increasingly, all Democrats, including Emanuel, stress “social inclusion,” that is, stress getting rid of those who are Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/sweet-economy-change-trumped-other-issues-rahm-tells-dc-forum/
— Former state rep John Anthony no longer at corrections department job – Tina Sfondeles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/former-state-rep-no-longer-at-corrections-department-job/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON CHICAGO TIGHTENS: FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: Cop shootings could cost city $6.4M – Stacy St. Clair
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-police-shooting-settlement-sanction-20161209-story.html
— Employment network helps convicted felons reconcile the past and move forward – Erin Gallagher  (DIERSEN: From what I see based on my being a federal employee for almost 30 years while I lived in Crete, University Park, Chicago, and Wheaton and my being a retired federal employee for more than 19 years while I have lived in Wheaton, being a federal employee or a retired federal employee is almost as bad as being a convicted felon.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-holiday-giving-north-lawndale-employment-20161210-story.html

 

DAILY HERALD
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Russians meddled to help Trump win.”
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161209/news/161208789/
— Finally, a debate about identity politics – Gene Lyon  (DIERSEN: QUESTION: Who votes for Democrats?  ANSWER: Those who identify themselves as being anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161209/discuss/161209083/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps make it clear that they are going to get rid of Trump and get rid of those who voted for Trump.
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161210/discuss/161219941/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats glorify and praise Democrat Jack Franks.
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161210/discuss/161219927/
— No charges in hazing case  Lake Zurich police say no one on football team filed a complaint. – Bob Susnjara  (DIERSEN: Have you ever filed a complaint? I have. If you have never filed a complaint, you should know that the individual, organization, company, government, or country that you filed a complaint against will forever do everything that it can to destroy you.  I have filed complaints against the Post Office, IRS, GAO, those involved in approving the plans for, building, and assessing 915 Cove Court in Wheaton, attorneys, and companies that sold me cars.  The aforesaid have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, in Illinois, and America.  They take great pride in their efforts to destroy me.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161209/news/161208804/
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: Ben Carson bows out of headlining Judson forum; school might postpone program to fall  With late notice, university might postpone program – Madhu Krishnamurthy
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161209/news/161208856/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Stocks stretch rally to new highs – AP (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs DO NOT WANT STOCKS TO RALLY UNDER TRUMP. Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs WANT STOCKS TO CRASH UNDER TRUMP.)
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161209/NEWS01/161209828/stocks-stretch-rally-to-new-highs

 

STATELINE
— Comptroller Susana Mendoza Will Also Withhold Lawmaker Pay  Democrat says she will follow lead of Republican predecessor on lawmaker pay – Emilee Fannon
http://www.mystateline.com/news/comptroller-susana-mendoza-will-also-withhold-lawmaker-pay/617480655

 

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRAT
— Who will be top federal prosecutor for Southern Illinois? – BRIAN BRUEGGEMANN
http://www.bnd.com/news/local/article119966193.html
— Illinois fast as lightning to exert power over energy markets – Editorial
http://www.bnd.com/opinion/editorials/article119916663.html
— New license plate design yields more Decatur jobs – THERESA CHURCHILL
http://www.bnd.com/news/state/illinois/article119707223.html

 

PEORIA PUBLIC RADIO
— Radogno Wants Budget for This Fiscal Year and Next – AMANDA VINICKY
http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/radogno-wants-budget-fiscal-year-and-next#stream/0

 

NORTHERN PUBLIC RADIO
— Illinois Stopgap Funding Is Running Out. Is Long-Term Plan The Answer? – AMANDA VINICKY
http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-stopgap-funding-running-out-long-term-plan-answer

 

FOX ILLINOIS
— State Leaders Spar Over How To Continue Negotiations – JORDAN ABUDAYYEH
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/state-leaders-spar-over-how-to-continue-negotiations-12-10-2016
— Cullerton: Rauner’s Union Fight Holding Up Pension Reform – JORDAN ABUDAYYEH
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/cullerton-rauners-union-fight-holding-up-pension-reform-12-10-2016

 

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— Donald Trump’s ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ deal may include money from brands  Trump campaign not commenting – Dylan Byers
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/donald-trumps-celebrity-apprentice-deal-may-include-money-from-brands/617720869

 

WSIL TV
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say that Durbin is ready to work with Trump. Anti-Trumps like Durbin want Trump to fail.
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34019127/illinois-senator-ready-to-work-with-trump
— Representative Brandon Phelps says Rauner is holding up local flooding project
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34020382/phelps-says-rauner-is-holding-up-local-flooding-project

 

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Illinois loses 10,000 manufacturing jobs in past year
http://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511056117-illinois-loses-10-000-manufacturing-jobs-in-past-year

 

ILLINOIS FAMILY ACTION
— Most Americans Want Changes to Affordable Care Act – Riely Brands and Frank Newport
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2016/12/most-americans-want-changes-to-affordable-care-act/

 

PUBLIUS FORUM
— Left-Wing Daily Show Host Jon Stewart Says Obama Bad on Press Freedom and Left’s Racebaiting ‘Has to Stop’ – Warner Todd Huston
http://www.publiusforum.com/2016/12/09/left-wing-daily-show-host-jon-stewart-says-obama-bad-press-freedom-lefts-racebaiting-stop/

 

NEWSMAX
— Yale’s Shiller: Trump’s ‘Magic’ Drives Stocks to Record Highs – F. McGuire
http://www.newsmax.com/Finance/StreetTalk/robert-shiller-donald-trump-stocks-magic/2016/12/09/id/763139/
— Legal Immigration Debate Continues – Linda Chavez  (DIERSEN: Hispanic immigrants vote for Democrats. That is why Democrats promote immigration.  Hispanic immigrants work for less money than citizens do.  That is why RINOs promote immigration.)
http://www.newsmax.com/LindaChavez/immigration-legal-trump-obama/2016/12/09/id/763124/

 

FREEDOM’S JOURNAL
— DR. BEN CARSON: ANOTHER CHAPTER IN A REMARKABLE CAREER – Armstrong Williams
https://freedomsjournalinstitute.org/latest-news/opinion/dr-ben-carson-another-chapter-in-a-remarkable-career/

 

DAILY SIGNAL
— It’s Not True Obamacare Insures 20 Million. Here Are the Real Numbers. Jared Hatch and Alyene Senger
http://dailysignal.com/2016/12/09/its-not-true-obamacare-insures-20-million-here-are-the-real-numbers/

 

CONSERVATIVE REVIEW
— MARK LEVIN: TRUMP IS DRAINING THE SWAMP … ‘WITH THE SWAMP MONSTERS!’ – Robert Eno
https://www.conservativereview.com/commentary/2016/12/levin-we-are-draining-the-swamp-with-the-swamp-monsters

 

GOPUSA
— It’s Hard to Have a Parade in the Age of Political Correctness  (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those individuals, organizations, companies, and governments that have worked against Wheaton’s Independence Day parades. They have worked especially hard against Republican participation in those parades.)
http://www.gopusa.com/its-hard-to-have-a-parade-in-the-age-of-political-correctness/
— Silly Saber-Rattling against Trump by California Colleges Begins  (DIERSEN: Who rattles their sabers against you?  The following rattle their sabers against me: those who a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, c) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, d) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, e) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, f) are operatives for the aforesaid, and/or g) are dupes for the aforesaid and those who are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors. Should I write a book about the aforesaid saber rattlers?)
http://www.gopusa.com/silly-saber-rattling-against-trump-by-california-colleges-begins/
— Nation of Islam calls former ally Keith Ellison a ‘hypocrite’
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=18148
— Hillary Surfaces to Decry ‘Fake News’ and Laud Harry Reid
http://www.gopusa.com/hillary-surfaces-to-decry-fake-news-and-laud-harry-reid/
NRA
— The Year of the Gun: Carry Permit, Sales Figures Explode in 2016
https://www.nraila.org/articles/20161209/the-year-of-the-gun-carry-permit-sales-figures-explode-in-2016
— New “Watchlist” Sends Outspoken Academics into a Tailspin
https://www.nraila.org/articles/20161209/new-watchlist-sends-outspoken-academics-into-a-tailspin

 

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Good riddance Harry Reid – Editorial
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/good-riddance-harry-reid/article/2609245

 

POLITICO
— Judge denies gag order in Aaron Schock case – JOSH GERSTEIN
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/aaron-schock-judge-denies-gag-order-232445

 

REUTERS
— Romney niece McDaniel is favorite to head Republican Party
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-idUSKBN13Y1CP?il=0

 

CNN
— Trump’s Labor secretary pick uses bikinis to sell burgers – Julia Horowitz
http://money.cnn.com/2016/12/08/news/companies/puzder-hardees-carls-jr-ads/

 

MSNBC
— One federal employee Trump may want to replace, but can’t  Rachel Maddow reveals the Office of Government Ethics’ latest tweet-dig to Trump: how to prevent conflicts of interest in the executive branch. Trump can’t replace the head of the OGE until 2018.
http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/one-federal-employee-trump-may-want-to-replace-but-can-t-829651523965

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Trump’s Honeymoon Begins: Confidence in the Economy Is Booming – PATRICIA COHEN and LANDON THOMAS Jr. (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs DO NOT WANT THE ECONOMY TO BOOM UNDER TRUMP. Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs WANT THE ECOMONY TO CRASH UNDER TRUMP.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/09/business/economy/donald-trump-economy-confidence-booming.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps make it clear that they will DO EVERYTHING THAT THEY CAN to make Trump fail.
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/09/opinion/donald-trumps-inauguration-day-walk.html
— MARCH 13, 1996 FLASHBACK: Seeking Return to Ways Of Patronage in Politics – DIRK JOHNSON
http://www.nytimes.com/1996/03/13/us/seeking-return-to-ways-of-patronage-in-politics.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: So perhaps it is fitting that Republican politicians here are rising to the defense of political patronage. In 1990 the United States Supreme Court, ruling in a case brought by five frustrated job seekers against the Republican Party of Illinois, outlawed political favoritism in all government hiring except for policy-making posts, saying that only merit should count. This was a strange concept in Illinois, where the spoils system had always been rather the point of politics. This spring the issue is heading for the Court again in a different case, and Gov. Jim Edgar, a Republican, filed a brief last month asking the Justices to reverse its ban on government favoritism. He argues that patronage actually helps the democratic system. As another top Republican here, State Representative Lee Daniels, put it, patronage “doesn’t need to be a dirty word.” In response, civil libertarians say it is an embarrassment for the state to have political leaders arguing against meritocracy. “It seems only in Illinois,” said Harvey Grossman, the head of the American Civil Liberties Union office in Chicago, “would state officials be willing to publicly endorse the corrosive practice” of patronage. But Jeffrey Coleman, a lawyer for Governor Edgar, said it was simply logical for a political leader to prefer workers who are friends, rather than foes. “George Washington and Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson and every administration at the Federal and state level for 200 years used political consideration in hiring,” Mr. Coleman said. “And it seems rather ironic that nine men and women who were appointed to the Supreme Court for political reasons would say that politics should play no role in the selection of public employees.”)
— New York Charters Enroll Fewer Homeless Pupils Than City Schools – KATE TAYLOR  (DIERSEN: What do you say to my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who demonize, denigrate, and condemn my parents as being filth rich because they sent me to Trinity Lutheran Grade School in Crete 1953-1961 and then to Hope Lutheran Grade School in Park Forest 1961-1962 to stay with the Missouri Synod?)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/09/nyregion/new-york-charters-enroll-fewer-homeless-pupils-than-city-schools.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— This is what happens when Donald Trump attacks a private citizen on Twitter – Jenna Johnson
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/this-is-what-happens-when-donald-trump-attacks-a-private-citizen-on-twitter/2016/12/08/a1380ece-bd62-11e6-91ee-1adddfe36cbe_story.html
— None of the inauguration protests have their proper permits yet. Here’s why. – Perry Stein
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/none-of-the-inauguration-protests-have-their-proper-permits-yet-heres-why/2016/12/08/82ba757e-bbc6-11e6-91ee-1adddfe36cbe_story.html
— Heroin deaths surpass gun homicides for the first time, CDC data shows – Christopher Ingraham
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/12/08/heroin-deaths-surpass-gun-homicides-for-the-first-time-cdc-data-show/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Donald Trump Wants Michigan GOP Chairman to Lead National Party, Source Says  Ronna Romney McDaniel is niece of 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney – MICHAEL C. BENDER and BETH REINHARD
http://www.wsj.com/articles/donald-trump-wants-michigan-gop-chairwoman-to-lead-national-party-source-says-1481332979
— From Slave to Soldier  The transformation of well over 100,000 human beings from legal property into armed agents of the government remains the single most revolutionary episode in American history. Matthew Karp reviews “Thunder at the Gates” by Douglas R. Egerton. – MATTHEW KARP (DIERSEN: Since the Civil War, Democrats have always blamed Republicans for all the problems that Blacks have had, are having, and will have.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/from-slave-to-soldier-1481320832
— What Trump Got That Romney Didn’t  Ideology isn’t enough to provide the unity America needs. – PEGGY NOONAN
http://www.wsj.com/articles/what-trump-got-that-romney-didnt-1481241089

 

BLOOMBERG
— Team Trump’s Wealth Tops $12 Billion as Cohn to Be Tapped – Caleb Melby and Alicia Ritcey  (DIERSEN: What if someone asked what is the wealth of the following teams: the leaders of your township/ward Republican party organization, the leaders of your county Republican party organization, the leaders of the Illinois Republican Party, the leaders of your municipal government, the leaders of your township/ward government, the leaders of your county government, and the leaders of Illinois?  What assumptions do you make about people based on their wealth, that is, their income and their net worth?  Many, if not most, if not virtually all of the operatives and the dupes for my critics/opponents have less income and/or less net worth than I have.  Nevertheless, they hypocritically paint me as being a financial failure, that is, as being someone who no one should want to be like.)
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-09/team-trump-s-wealth-soars-past-12-billion-as-cohn-to-be-tapped

 

BOSTON GLOBE
— NOVEMBER 15, 2016 FLASHBACK: I don’t want Trump to succeed. I want him to fail spectacularly. – Michael A. Cohen  (DIERSEN: Who wants you to fail?  I should write a book about those who want me to fail. I could group them as follows: a) my Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates in the federal government, b) the Democrats who run Money Magazine, c) past and present Democrat plant, Libertarian plant, and RINO Milton Township Republican Central Committee officers, d) past and present Democrat plant, Libertarian plant,  and RINO DuPage County Republican Central Committee officers, e) past and present Democrat plant, Libertarian plant, and RINO Illinois Republican Party (IRP) State Central Committee members, f) past and present Democrat plant, Libertarian plant, and RINO IRP officers, g) past and present Democrat plant, Libertarian plant, and RINO TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois officers and directors, h) past and present Democrat, Democrat plant, Libertarian plant, and RINO Wheaton Chamber Commerce officers and directors, i) past and present Democrat plant, Libertarian plant, and RINO Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee members, j) past and present Democrat, Democrat plant. Libertarian plant, and RINO American Association of Political Consultants members, k) past and present Democrat, Democrat plant, Libertarian plant, and RINO Wheaton officials and employees, l) past and present Democrat plant, Libertarian plant, and RINO Milton Township officials and employees, m) past and present Democrat, Democrat plant, and RINO DuPage County officials and employees, n) past and present Democrat, Democrat plant, Libertarian plant, and RINO Illinois officials and employees, o) defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, p) those who focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, q) etc.)
https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2016/11/15/don-want-trump-succeed-want-him-fail-spectacularly/Xa0rVn5yjwUp1kjjRMqi6L/story.html

 

TRI-CITY HERALD
— Sen. Lindsey Graham wants to protect Obama’s young Dreamers from getting deported – MATTHEW SCHOFIELD  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs encourage people to come to America illegally, to stay in America illegally, and to bring others to America illegally.  That is treasonous.)
http://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/politics-government/article120045118.html

 

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES
— Our retirement security is worth preserving – Dan Sullivan-Catlin, Potsdam  (DIERSEN: Do/did you have retirement security?  I started earning a Civil Service Retirement System pension when I started working part-time for the Park Forest Post Office in 1966 when I was 18 years old.)
http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/opinion/our-retirement-security-is-worth-preserving-20161210

 

TIME MAGAZINE
— Donald Trump Is the First True Reality TV President – Jeff Nesbit
http://time.com/4596770/donald-trump-reality-tv/

 

GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE
— Annual Defense Bill Has Major Implications for Federal Employees’ Leave, Pay – Charles S. Clark
http://www.govexec.com/defense/2016/12/annual-defense-bill-has-major-implications-feds-leave-pay/133786/

December 7 Morning Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON CHICAGO, ON COOK COUNTY, ON ILLINOIS, AND ON AMERICA TIGHTENS: Asked about Mount Greenwood, Sheriff Dart says ‘there’s racism everywhere’ – Kim Janssen
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chicagoinc/ct-tom-dart-mount-greenwood-1207-chicago-inc-20161206-story.html
— Top cop: ‘Chicago is not out of control’ — just parts of it are violent – William Lee
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-dart-johnson-city-club-crime-met-20161207-story.html
— Coincidence? Former Obama press secretary is now Emanuel’s neighbor – John Byrne
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-obama-aide-rahm-emanuel-1207-story.html
— Does the First Amendment protect fake news? – Clarence Page  (DIERSEN: Those who hint/imply/argue/shout that GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails are full of fake news a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, c) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, d) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, e) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, f) are operatives for the aforesaid, and/or g) are dupes for the aforesaid and/or are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/page/ct-pizzagate-fake-news-first-amendment-perspec-1207-20161206-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Emanuel to meet with Trump in New York – Lynn Sweet
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/emanuel-to-meet-with-trump-in-new-york/
— As marriage rates decline, reports of STDs rise – Scott Phelps  (DIERSEN: Democrats and RINOs do everything that they can to discourage if not destroy traditional marriage.  Democrats and RINOs shout at women that men, and especially men who are Republican, are racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.  The aforesaid Democrats and RINOs lost this year at the Illinois Republican Party State Convention when the delegates voted overwhelmingly for traditional marriage, that is, one man and one woman.)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/opinion-as-marriage-rates-decline-reports-of-stds-rise/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Objection filed to candidate for North Aurora president – Susan Sarkauskas
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161206/news/161209349/
— Panel talks suburban sprawl, planning, with 2050 in mind – Susan Sarkauskas  (DIERSEN: While I worked for GAO in Chicago 1980-1997, my Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates were against urban sprawl, that is, they were against Republicans.  But since then, more and more and more Democrats have fled the poverty and the crime in Democrat Chicago for the prosperity and safety in Republican suburbs.  Tragically and hypocritically, those Democrats continue to vote for Democrats, that is, they continue to vote for the poverty and the crime that the Democrat Party platform brings forth.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161207/news/161209172/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Jockeying begins for U.S. attorney here – GREG HINZ
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161207/BLOGS02/161209895/jockeying-begins-for-u-s-attorney-in-chicago

 

DNA INFO
— Who Gets Paid The Most At Chicago Universities? Hint: Not The President – Sam Cholke
https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20161206/hyde-park/university-chicago-northwestern-who-paid-most-universities
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: DNA INFO makes it even more clear that it is an arm of the Democrat Party.
https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20161206/downtown/trump-sign-removed-trump-tower-chicago-rahm-emanuel

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Judge blocks administration from imposing contract on AFSCME – Doug Finke
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20161206/judge-blocks-administration-from-imposing-contract-on-afscme

 

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— Chicago launches task force to coordinate immigrant services – AP
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/chicago-launches-task-force-to-coordinate-immigrant-services/article_b6f2ffaa-3998-5af9-9f31-c6e71f6fd9df.html

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— New comptroller, same problems – Editorial
http://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2016-12-07/new-comptroller-same-problems.html

 

PEORIA PUBLIC RADIO
— Madigan, Rauner Continue to Play Blame Game – AMANDA VINICKY  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always blamed me for their problems, for your problems, for my problems, and for everyone’s problems.  Should I write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes?)
http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/madigan-rauner-continue-play-blame-game#stream/0

 

WRAL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump and the truth need closer relationship.”
http://www.wral.com/editorial-trump-and-the-truth-need-closer-relationship/16314588/

 

FOX ILLINOIS
— Leaders Meet In Chicago, Still Disagree Over Path Forward – JORDAN ABUDAYYEH
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/leaders-meet-in-chicago-still-disagree-over-path-forward-12-07-2016
— First Time In 50 Years GOP Controls Christian County Board – BRENDAN CULLERTON
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/first-time-in-50-years-gop-controls-christian-county-board-12-07-2016

 

CHICAGO PATCH
— Features Skyline Views Fit for a President-Elect  The 6,900-square-foot residence also includes a gourmet kitchen with modern appliances and a spa master bathroom with a heated floor. – Joe Vince
http://patch.com/illinois/chicago/wow-house-12-7m-trump-tower-penthouse-features-skyline-views-fit-president-elect

 

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— Bloomington Electoral Board – Not Their First Time Violating Open Meetings – John Kraft
http://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2016/12/bloomington-electoral-board-not-their-first-time-violating-open-meetings/
— Bloomington Election Commission – A Third Open Meetings Violation – John Kraft
http://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2016/12/bloomington-election-commission-a-third-open-meetings-violation/

 

TOWNHALL
— Gov. Rauner Should Veto Nuclear Power Bailout Plan – David Williams
http://townhall.com/columnists/davidwilliams/2016/12/07/gov-rauner-should-veto-nuclear-power-bailout-plan-n2256155

 

THE BLAZE
— Kasich tells Electoral College members who they should vote for – Kaitlyn Schallhorn
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2016/12/06/kasich-tells-electoral-college-members-who-they-should-vote-for/

 

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— France Passes Crackdown on Pro-Life Websites  Posters who ‘exert moral pressure’ against abortion face two years jail, $30K fines –  Bill McMorris (DIERSEN: France today, America tomorrow?)
http://freebeacon.com/politics/france-passes-crackdown-pro-life-websites/
— Google’s Eric Schmidt Helps Raise $22 Million for Dem Data Firm  Schmidt also backs data firm that worked with the Clinton campaign –  Joe Schoffstall (DIERSEN: Democrats want Google, Facebook, etc. to be nothing more than arms of the Democrat Party.)
http://freebeacon.com/politics/googles-eric-schmidt-helps-raise-22-million-dem-data-firm/

 

THE HILL
— Trump puts new bull’s-eye on business – PETER SCHROEDER
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/309138-trump-puts-new-bullseye-on-business
— Unlike Romney, Evan McMullin stands tall against Trump – BERNIE QUIGLEY  (DIERSEN: Who stands tall against you?  The following stand tall against me: those who a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, c) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, d) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, e) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, f) are operatives for the aforesaid, and/or g) are dupes for the aforesaid and those who are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
https://origin-nyi.thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/the-administration/309124-unlike-romney-evan-mcmullin-stands-tall-against-trump

 

CNN
— Trump named Time Person of the Year – Jill Disis  (DIERSEN: How will the 211 in my precinct who voted for Clinton react to this?)
http://money.cnn.com/2016/12/07/media/time-trump-person-of-the-year/index.html

 

ABC NEWS
— Where Are the Loyalists in the Trump Administration? – JONATHAN KARL
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/analysis-loyalists-trump-administration/story?id=44019888

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Donors Rush to Contribute to Trump Inaugural Festivities – NICHOLAS FANDOS and JONATHAN MARTIN
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/07/us/politics/donald-trump-transition.html
— Bob Dole Worked Behind the Scene on Trump-Taiwan Call – JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and ERIC LIPTON
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/06/us/politics/bob-dole-taiwan-lobby-trump.html
— Huffington Post Hires Senior New York Times Editor – SYDNEY EMBER
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/06/business/media/huffington-post-hires-senior-new-york-times-editor.html
— A Dilemma for Humanity: Stark Inequality or Total War – Eduardo Porter (DIERSEN: What would your superiors say that they did to fight income inequality?  My Democrat GAO superiors would stress that they forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old, did not promote me beyond GS-13, kept me off audits of IRS for all but 3 of the almost 18 years that I worked for GAO, and forced me to take an $18,459 pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO in 1980.  My Democrat IRS superiors would stress that they did not promote me beyond GS-12, that they disallowed my education deductions, and that they disallowed my partial day per diem claims.  My Democrat Post Office superiors would stress that they forced me resign in 1969 and disallowed my sick leave requests.  My aforesaid Democrat superiors would stress that the aforesaid adverse actions that they took against me directly benefited their employees who were poor, and especially their poor employees who were Democrat, minority, female, younger, and/or veteran.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/06/business/economy/a-dilemma-for-humanity-stark-inequality-or-total-war.html
— A Bigger Economic Pie, but a Smaller Slice for Half of the U.S. – PATRICIA COHEN
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/06/business/economy/a-bigger-economic-pie-but-a-smaller-slice-for-half-of-the-us.html
— FRONT PAGE: In News, What’s Fake and What’s Real Can Depend on What You Want to Believe – SABRINA TAVERNISE (DIERSEN: Those who hint/imply/argue/shout that GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails are full of fake news a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, c) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, d) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, e) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, f) are operatives for the aforesaid, and/or g) are dupes for the aforesaid and/or are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/06/us/fake-news-partisan-republican-democrat.html

 

USA TODAY
— Trump: SoftBank to add $50B, 50K jobs in U.S. – Jon Swartz (DIERSEN: How many of these jobs will U.S. citizens get?)
http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2016/12/06/trump-softbank-invest-50b-us-create-50000-jobs/95050926/
— Will Democrats take Trump’s bait on federal workers?  Conservatives often win elections because of the hysterical, overblown reaction their common-sense plans receive from the left. – Christian Schneider  (DIERSEN: Anyone seeking a federal job should be warned that federal employees and federal retirees are viciously demonized, viciously denigrated, and viciously condemned.  I was a federal employee for almost 30 years and I have been a federal retiree for more than 19 years.)
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2016/12/06/democrats-take-trumps-bait-federal-workers-christian-schneider/95016922/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: During the campaign, Trump promised a tightening of the federal government workforce; reportedly, his allies are working on plans to freeze hiring, end automatic raises, make it easier to fire incompetent workers, and convert federal retirement benefits to resemble more of a private sector, 401(k)-style plan. According to The Washington Post, Trump will likely seek counsel from Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who famously angered public sector unions in 2011 when he ended mandatory union dues, required public employees to begin paying a portion of their health and retirement benefits, and all but eliminated collective bargaining for government employees.)
— OUTSTANDING: Trump’s anti-pot attorney general choice rattles legal marijuana movement – Trevor Hughes
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2016/12/01/trumps-anti-pot-attorney-general-choice-rattles-legal-marijuana-movement/94679328/
— Jeff Sessions, a deficit hawk, may need to spend big on immigration – Mary Troyan
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2016/12/06/jeff-sessions-deficit-hawk-may-need-spend-big-immigration/94756084/

 

TEXAS TRIBUNE
— While people and drugs come north, guns pour south into Mexico  Often overlooked in border security debates is the river of guns and ammunition that flows from the United States — especially Texas — into Mexico, arming cartels and smugglers. – JULIÁN AGUILAR
https://www.texastribune.org/2016/12/07/gun-running-bsp-part-4/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Help Wanted at Google  The tech giant is looking for someone who can speak Republican. – Editorial (DIERSEN: Should I apply for this job?  Who in Illinois would my critics/opponents want to apply for this job?)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/help-wanted-at-google-1481070488
(FROM THE EDITORIAL: The reality of a Donald Trump Presidency has been hard to process for much of Washington, but one example is especially notable. The good progressives at Google have announced they are looking for someone who can communicate with those strange humanlike life-forms: conservatives. Google recently posted a job opening (https://www.google.com/about/careers/search#!t=jo&jid=227695001&) in Washington for a manager of “Conservative Outreach and Public Policy Partnerships.” The employee “will act as Google’s liaison to conservative, libertarian and free market groups” and will be “part organizer, part advocate and part policy wonk.” Ideal candidates have eight years experience—and have attended at least one but no more than three Tea Party rallies. OK, we made that last one up. The company has been known to hire Republican politicos in the past, but Google will need greater political diversity soon. The company’s lobbyists, executives and other affiliates visited the Obama White House 427 times between 2009 and November 2015. The top lobbyist stopped by more than many of her counterparts in the industry combined. Google no doubt planned to continue wielding influence in a Hillary Clinton Administration. Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google’s parent company, advised John Podesta and Mrs. Clinton’s campaign on digital strategy and targeting voters, though perhaps not in the Upper Midwest. A report from the Campaign for Accountability turned up 57 people affiliated with both Mrs. Clinton (whether her campaign, foundation or State Department) and Google entities. Now Google will have to scramble to preserve its enormous influence on everything from copyrights to privacy regulation. Whether Mr. Trump will indulge rent-seeking from Google and friends is anyone’s guess. But maybe Google’s Republican unicorn can host a staff seminar on the free-market philosophy that made the tech giant possible.)
— CEOs’ New Vow: Advancing More Women At Work  Paradigm for Parity aims to bring gender equality to the upper echelons of companies by 2030 – JOANN S. LUBLIN  (DIERSEN: They should hire Charles Bowsher.  During the 1980s and 1990s, Bowsher had great success in getting rid of GAO’s employees who were Republican, White, male, older, non-veteran, non-Ivy League, etc.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/ceos-new-vow-advancing-more-women-at-work-1481058002

 

BLOOMBERG
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps hint/imply/argue/shout that they will damage/destroy “Trump Buildings All Over the World.”
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-06/trump-buildings-could-draw-terrorists-who-pays-for-protection

 

MONEY MAGAZINE
— Managing your first grown-up salary – Paul Clitheroe (DIERSEN: What did you do with your “first grown-up salary?”  In 1970, when I was 21 years old, after I graduated from NIU, I started working for the Firestone Store in Chicago Heights.  My father had died suddenly in October of 1969.  My mother had never attended high school and had always been a homemaker in our home in Crete.  My brother attended Crete-Monee High School.  I applied for and got a financial hardship draft deferment.  Much of my “first grown-up salary” when for our living expenses in our home in Crete.)
http://moneymag.com.au/managing-first-grown-salary/

 

TORONTO SUN
— Germany’s ’Mr Flirt’ teaches refugees how to pick up women – AP
http://www.torontosun.com/2016/11/28/germanys-mr-flirt-teaches-refugees-how-to-pick-up-women

 

YAHOO ANSWERS
— Should universities expel conservative, Republican students and faculty from campuses?  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrat teachers focus on cranking out “good little Democrats.”)
https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20161206145721AAF5OBU

December 4 Morning Edition

NBC5
— Even During a Security Briefing, SNL’s Trump Would Rather Be Tweeting  After the show mocked his Twitter habits, the real Donald Trump responded — by tweeting — that the show is “unwatchable”
http://www.nbcchicago.com/entertainment/entertainment-news/Saturday-Night-Live-Cold-Open-Alec-Baldwin-Trump-Tweeting-404534145.html
— Green Party Says It Will Take Pennsylvania Recount Bid to Federal Court  The recount campaign says it will seek an emergency federal court order for the recount – Marc Levy
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/national-international/Green-Party-Pennsylvania-Drops-Bid-Recount-Jill-Stein-Donald-Trump-Hillary-Clinton-404510665.html

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— ‘SNL’ makes fun of Trump’s tweets, and Trump immediately tweets his disapproval – Aaron Blake
http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/tv/ct-snl-trump-tweets-20161204-story.html
— Trump heads to Long Island mansion for lavish ‘Villains and Heroes’ costume party
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-trump-costume-party-20161203-story.html
— The downside of happiness at work – Rex Huppke  (DIERSEN: How happy are/were you at work?  While I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years, my superiors were always under tremendous pressure from Democrat politicians to get rid of me so that a Democrat could have my job, preferably, a Democrat who was minority, female, and/or young than me.  So of course, my Democrat superiors did everything that they could to make me unhappy.  To make me unhappy, my Democrat GAO superiors forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old, did not promote me beyond GS-13, kept me off audits of IRS for all but 3 of the almost 18 years that I worked for GAO, and forced me to take an $18,459 pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO in 1980.  My Democrat IRS superiors did not promote me beyond GS-12, disallowed my education deductions, and disallowed my partial day per diem claims.  My Democrat Post Office superiors forced me resign in 1969 and disallowed my sick leave requests.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/careers/ijustworkhere/ct-huppke-work-advice-happiness-at-work-1204-biz-20161201-column.html
— Therapy horses, bubble-wrap rooms aim to relieve college students’ end-of-semester stress – Leonor Vivanco  (DIERSEN: How much stress were you under when you were earning your college degree(s)?  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes would stress that was not under any stress a) because while I attended UIC 1966-1968 and NIU 1969-1970, I had student draft deferments and part-time jobs, b) because when I completed courses at Loyola 1972-1976 and at DePaul 1976-1980, I had a full-time job, and c) because when I completed courses at IIT 1992-1997, I had a full-time job.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-university-stress-relief-met-20161201-story.html
— HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: Lawyer group rants about CBS 2 reporter – Kim Janssen
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chicagoinc/ct-zekman-cook-county-bar-association-chicago-inc-20161202-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Slamming the media may be all the rage in U.S. politics, but Chicago isn’t immune.  The morning after the presidential election, the Cook County Bar Association — Chicago’s pre-eminent organization for black lawyers — issued a curious, stinging rebuke of veteran CBS2 investigative reporter Pam Zekman for a report in which she all but accused an elderly black judge of malingering to collect $250,000 in disability payments. In a strident four-page missive posted on the bar association’s website, the group complained that Zekman exhibited a “complete lack of journalistic and moral integrity” in her Nov. 4 report about Judge Arnette Hubbard.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps report that novelist Zadie Smith says that Trump is “reminiscent of a 6-year-old.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chicagoinc/ct-zadie-smith-donald-trump-1203-chicago-inc-20161202-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— At 24, Cicero mom Adriana Alvarez known internationally for her ‘Fight for $15’ – Maudlyne Ihejirika  (DIERSEN: Will Alvarez fight for $25/hour for jobs that require a high school diploma, $35/hour for jobs that require a bachelor’s degree, $45/hour for jobs that require a master’s degree, $55/hour for jobs that require a professional certification, and $65/hour for jobs that require a professional license?)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/at-24-cicero-mom-known-internationally-for-her-fight-for-15/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Universities exploring ‘sanctuary’ status for immigrants – AP (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, under the Democrats and under the RINOs, universities side with foreign countries and with their citizens against America and against its citizens.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161203/news/312039929/
— HARDCOPY EDITORIAL TITLE: How safe is our school water?  (DIERSEN: How safe was the water that you drank when you attended grade school, high school, and college?  I wonder how safe the water was at Trinity Lutheran Grade School 1953-1961, Hope Lutheran Grade School 1961-1962, Crete-Monee High School 1962-1966, UIC 1966-1968, NIU 1969-1970, Loyola 1972-1976, DePaul 1976-1980, and IIT 1992-1997.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161203/discuss/161209611/
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: How much lead is in your school’s water? – Jake Griffin
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161204/news/161209580/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Nothing brings pols together like a bailout – Editorial
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161203/ISSUE07/312039997/illinois-legislature-drops-ball-on-budget-again-but-manages-to-pass

 

NORTHWEST HERALD
— Franks, McSweeney seek to protect taxpayers from lame-duck lawmakers – Editorial
http://www.nwherald.com/2016/12/02/our-view-franks-mcsweeney-seek-to-protect-taxpayers-from-lame-duck-lawmakers/at3sdqw/

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Divine intervention on budget? Still waiting – Bernard Schoenburg
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20161203/bernard-schoenburg-divine-intervention-on-budget-still-waiting
— Fall veto session leaves Illinois in worse state than before – Editorial
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20161203/our-view-fall-veto-session-leaves-illinois-in-worse-state-than-before
— Rauner names members of Illinois Bicentennial Commission – AP  (DIERSEN: How long have your ancestors been in Illinois?  My ancestors have been in northeast Illinois since 1844.)
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20161203/rauner-names-members-of-illinois-bicentennial-commission

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Government to the rescue?  In Illinois and Indiana last week, we saw the all-too-visible hand of government granting favors to businesses. – Editorial
http://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2016-12-04/government-rescue.html

 

HERALD & REVIEW
— People need to be aware of ‘fake’ news – LENORE SOBOTA  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted that GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails are filled with links to fake news. For them, the only news that is not fake is news a) that promotes them and/or b) that demonizes, denigrates, and condemns those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate.)
http://herald-review.com/news/local/people-need-to-be-aware-of-fake-news/article_5e85d649-7b3c-5688-9339-ab521504f7df.html

 

QUAD CITY TIMES
— EXELON BAILOUT: For a brief moment, Illinois government worked – Editorial
http://qctimes.com/news/opinion/editorial/editorial-for-a-brief-moment-illinois-government-worked/article_aa917963-7382-5ba9-bd12-199252c8e924.html

 

QUAD CITIES ONLINE
— EXELON BAILOUT: Thanks for creating brighter future for Illinois, Q-Cs – Editorial
http://www.qconline.com/editorials/editorial-thanks-for-creating-brighter-future-for-illinois-q-cs/article_34f0c37a-400d-53c0-b707-f448e0cc8bf6.html

 

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— Rise of ‘fake’ news called a cyber war – Lenore Sobota  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted that GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails are filled with links to fake news. For them, the only news that is not fake is news a) that promotes them and/or b) that demonizes, denigrates, and condemns those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate.)
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/rise-of-fake-news-called-a-cyber-war/article_eabae482-ada8-528a-a8ad-90c689ac833c.html

 

SOUTHERN
— Pension debt: The elephant in the halls of higher learning – MOLLY PARKER
http://thesouthern.com/news/local/state-and-regional/pension-debt-the-elephant-in-the-halls-of-higher-learning/article_0fce9311-2096-5fa0-b554-25b4bd46b40a.html

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Was Exelon bailout the right choice? – Tom Kacich
http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2016-12-04/tom-kacich-was-exelon-bailout-right-choice.html

 

CANADA FREE PRESS
— Indoctrinating the Young in Hate Factories  Our education system has created a multitude of young, inexperienced, poorly educated, indoctrinated minds, speaking as with authority…scary! – Ray DiLorenzo
http://canadafreepress.com/article/indoctrinating-the-young-in-hate-factories
(FROM THE ARTICLE: If you want to learn to hate America, your nearest public school or college is waiting for you.  If it is a university you want to attend, don’t worry about the cost, the government (taxpayers) will pick up the tab as student loans are about to be forgiven to the tune of $108 billion and will probably go much higher. Our schools across the country have created and nurtured millions of godless, America-hating, angry, statist, whiny, cry babies and we will all be paying dearly for it, now and in the future. In McAllen, Texas, teachers tried to force a teenager to sing the Mexican national anthem and recite the Mexican pledge of allegiance.  She refused saying it was against her beliefs.  She was subsequently thrown out of the class and given a failing grade for the day. University of Hawaii professor, Huanani-Kay Trask has taught students “We need to think very, very clearly about who the enemy is.  The enemy is the United States of America and everyone who supports it.” University of Southern California professor, Darry Sragow, teaches hate in his Regulation of Elections and Political Finance class, telling them “Republicans are stupid, racist losers,” and that they are “angry old white people.” University of Rhode Island history professor, Erik Loomis, tweeted, “I want Wayne LaPierre’s (NRA President) head on a stick.”  He asked, “Can we define dues to the NRA as contributing to a terrorist organization?” Scott Compton, an English teacher at Chapin High School, Chapin, SC, was put on administrative leave after he allegedly threw an American flag on the floor and stomped on it in front of his students.  He chose to resign.  He probably teaches at a college now. A geography teacher at Lumberton High School in Texas encourages students to dress in Islamic clothing and actually instructed them to refer to the 9/11 hijackers as “freedom fighters.”  They were also taught that the Holocaust was not genocide.  John Valastro, the superintendent of the school district, told Fox News that the teacher did absolutely nothing wrong. The schools may defend themselves by saying they teach critical thinking…hogwash!  They are intolerant of any opinions contrary to their own and the student with the guts to stick to his/her values risks paying dearly in poor grades and harassment. What do the students have to say?  A new video is circulating asking college students if they prefer Castro or Donald Trump.  Every student in the video struggled with the answer.  One student said, “Well that’s a tough question.”  Another student said, “If Donald Trump’s administration is what he said it would be, then Fidel Castro would have been the better leader to the Cuban people than Donald Trump will be.”  Another student: “I feel that he really changed Cuba in so many ways that really made possibilities for the Cuban people nearly endless.” Our education system has created a multitude of young, inexperienced, poorly educated, indoctrinated minds, speaking as with authority…scary! This problem is not limited or unusual.  It has become widespread and is now a threat to the very framework of our country and society.  Jihadists and Socialists/Communists can access considerable encouragement and support from many of our young people today.  So much so that there should be concern for a growing 5th column ready to strike at our very heart.  We had better take heed.)

 

TOWNHALL
— The Unpopular Truth About The Popular Vote – Derek Hunter (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps will continue to use Clinton’s winning the popular vote to hint/imply/argue/shout that the majority of Americans want the federal government to get rid of individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long.)
http://townhall.com/columnists/derekhunter/2016/12/04/the-unpopular-truth-about-the-popular-vote-n2254534
— Amnestarian Lindsey Graham: Another Reason Why We Elected Trump – Arthur Schaper
http://townhall.com/columnists/arthurschaper/2016/12/04/amnestarian-lindsey-graham-another-reason-why-we-elected-trump-n2254541

 

GOPUSA
— Breitbart declares war on Kellogg  (DIERSEN: Who has declared war on you?  The following have declared war on me, but so far, I have not declared war on them: those who a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, c) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, d) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, e) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, f) are operatives for the aforesaid, and/or g) are dupes for the aforesaid and those who are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.gopusa.com/breitbart-declares-war-on-kellogg/
— Donald Trump: Companies ‘not leaving’ U.S. (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, under the Democrats and under the RINOs, U.S. companies put the interests of foreign countries and their citizens ahead of the interests of America and its citizens.)
http://www.gopusa.com/donald-trump-companies-not-leaving-u-s/

 

PJ MEDIA
— Ohio State Student After Attack: ‘The Left Is More Scared of Trump Than of ISIS’ – TYLER O’NEIL
https://pjmedia.com/trending/2016/12/03/ohio-state-student-after-attack-the-left-is-more-scared-of-trump-than-of-isis/
— Desperate Clinton Team Blames James Comey (oh, and Racism) for Trump’s Victory – TYLER O’NEIL
https://pjmedia.com/election/2016/12/03/desperate-clinton-team-blames-james-comey-oh-and-racism-for-trumps-victory/
— Hysterical Media Reaction to Taiwan President’s Call to Trump – RICK MORAN
https://pjmedia.com/trending/2016/12/03/hysterical-media-reaction-to-taiwan-presidents-call-to-trump/

 

BREITBART
— The Left’s Long March, Enabled by Corporate America: Ten Things to Know About Kellogg’s War Against Breitbart
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/12/03/virgil-the-lefts-long-march-enabled-by-corporate-america-ten-things-to-know-about-kelloggs-war-against-breitbart/

 

DAILY CALLER
— Students At Mediocre $62,500-Per-Year University Want A Trustee Fired Because He MET WITH Trump – Eric Owens  (DIERSEN: What will the anti-Trumps use to try to get you fired?  For me, it will include a) my including links to pro-Trump articles in GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails, b) my distributing Trump campaign literature in my precinct for the March 15, 2016 Republican primary, c) my displaying a Trump/Pence sign in my front yard, d) my promoting, my attending, and my reporting on the September 28, 2016 Trump fundraiser in Bolingbrook, and e) my urging everyone to vote for Trump/Pence in my precinct letter.)
http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/03/students-at-mediocre-62500-per-year-university-want-a-trustee-fired-because-he-met-with-trump/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: A group of students at American University protested on campus this week to demand the sacking of a member of the school’s board of trustees because the trustee, Gary Cohn, met with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss serving as Trump’s energy secretary.)

 

AMERICAN THINKER
— Liberals outraged by Trump using a phone – Ed Straker
http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2016/12/liberals_outraged_by_trump_using_a_phone.html

 

CONSERVATIVE REVIEW
— MEMO TO LIBERALS: YOU CAN’T BURN FLAGS AND BAN HATE SPEECH – Nate Madden
https://www.conservativereview.com/commentary/2016/12/memo-to-liberals-you-cant-burn-flags-and-ban-hate-speech

 

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Criminal immigrant deportation bill could find new life under Trump – RUDY TAKALA
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/criminal-immigrant-deportation-bill-could-find-new-life-under-trump/article/2608281

 

THE HILL
— Democrat blame game rages over Clinton loss – NIALL STANAGE
http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/308600-dem-blame-game-rages-over-clinton-loss
— America’s student loan problem is more complicated than ever before – HARRY FLOYD (DIERSEN: Did you take out loans to pay for your college expenses?  I did not.  I paid for my bachelor’s degree and for my three masters degrees with money that I earned washing dishes, cleaning golf shoes, chipping slag, pumping gasoline, delivering mail, working on an automobile assembly line, working as a security guard, selling tires, automotive services, and major appliances, collecting delinquent taxes, and auditing federal agencies.)
http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/education/308584-americas-student-loan-problem-is-more-complicated-than-ever

 

HUFFINGTON POST
— Donald Trump Blasts ‘Totally Biased’ ‘SNL’ For Third Time On Twitter  It’s getting to be quite a habit. – Lee Moran
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-snl-alec-baldwin-tweets-anger_us_5843bbfce4b017f37fe52cbb

 

REUTERS
— Putin says Trump clever, will understand new responsibilities
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-putin-idUSKBN13T0B7

 

NBC NEWS
— Popular Vote Advantage for Democrats Continues to Grow – DANTE CHINNI (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps will continue to use Clinton’s winning the popular vote to hint/imply/argue/shout that the majority of Americans want the federal government to get rid of individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long.)
http://www.nbcnews.com/meet-the-press/popular-vote-advantage-democrats-continues-grow-n691266

 

ABC NEWS
— Trump: ‘Saturday Night Live’ Spoof is ‘Unwatchable,’ Baldwin ‘Cant Get Any Worse’ – DAVID CAPLAN
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/donald-trump-saturday-night-live-spoof-unwatchable-alec/story?id=43958477

 

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— Another year of financial uncertainty looms for Illinois
http://www.mrt.com/news/education/article/Another-year-of-financial-uncertainty-looms-for-10690463.php
— Universities exploring ‘sanctuary’ status for immigrants (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, under the Democrats and under the RINOs, universities side with foreign countries and with their citizens against America and against its citizens.)
http://www.dailyrepublicannews.com/news/20161203/universities-exploring-sanctuary-status-for-immigrants

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Hearings Will Unmask ‘Swamp Creatures’ in Trump’s Cabinet, Democrats Say – JENNIFER STEINHAUERD
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/03/us/politics/donald-trumps-cabinet-democrats.html
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: Extremists Turn to a Leader to Protect Western Values: Vladimir Putin – ALAN FEUER and ANDREW HIGGINS  (DIERSEN: Democrats run America. Ever-increasingly, those Democrats viciously demonize, viciously denigrate, and viciously condemn as being extremist those individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/03/world/americas/alt-right-vladimir-putin.html
— States’ Rights for the Left – JEFFREY ROSEN  (DIERSEN: Because Democrats run Illinois, sooner or later, those Democrats will drive out of Illinois everyone who is non-Muslim, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and/or those whose ancestors have been in Illinois for a long time.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/03/opinion/sunday/states-rights-for-the-left.html
— The End of the Anglo-American Order – IAN BURUMA  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps make it clear that they are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/29/magazine/the-end-of-the-anglo-american-order.html
— Don’t Quit Social Media. Put It to Work for Your Career Instead. – PATRICK GILLOOLY
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/03/jobs/dont-quit-social-media-put-it-to-work-for-your-career-instead.html
— When the Language of Politics Becomes a Minefield – Liz Spayd
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/03/public-editor/alt-right-stephen-bannon-liz-spayd-public-editor.html
— I Am a Dangerous Professor – George Yancy
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/30/opinion/i-am-a-dangerous-professor.html
— Why Blue States Are the Real ‘Tea Party’ – STEVEN JOHNSON
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/03/opinion/sunday/why-blue-states-are-the-real-tea-party.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “What the Alt-Right Really Means.”
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/02/opinion/sunday/what-the-alt-right-really-means.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Trump warns of ‘retribution’ for companies that offshore jobs, threatening 35 percent tariff – Ylan Q. Mui  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout.  Constructively, they have always threatened retribution a) if I did not pander to them, b) if I did not serve as one of their operatives, c) if I did not serve as one of their dupes, and/or d) if I did not give them money.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/12/04/trump-warns-of-retribution-for-companies-that-offshore-jobs-threatening-35-percent-tariff/
— Donald Trump Attends ‘Villains And Heroes’ Costume Party As Himself  Trump mouthed mouth “me,” and pointed to himself when asked who he was dressed as for the party at a donor’s home.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-villain-costume_us_58439de5e4b09e21702f2afa
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Whites are overjoyed that “In a third of the U.S., more white people are now dying than being born.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/in-a-third-of-the-us-more-white-people-are-now-dying-than-being-born/2016/11/29/df671c58-b67d-11e6-b8df-600bd9d38a02_story.html

 

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Immigrants fear that definition of ‘criminal’ will be stretched under Trump.”  To come into America illegally is to commit a crime.  To stay into America illegally is to commit a crime.  To bring others into America illegally is to commit a crime.
http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-immigrants-with-criminal-convictions-20161118-story.html

 

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— Donald Trump rips Alec Baldwin — again — in the middle of ‘Saturday Night Live’ episode – Nicole Hensley
http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv/trump-rips-alec-baldwin-middle-snl-article-1.2897676

 

DETROIT FREE PRESS
— Is Donald Trump powerful enough to stop the hate? – Rochelle Riley  (DIERSEN: What do you say to those who give ammunition to the anti-Trumps?)
http://www.freep.com/story/news/columnists/rochelle-riley/2016/12/03/donald-trump-hate-election/94795970/

 

SEATTLE TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps promote hatred against those who are Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.
http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/seattle-women-and-others-march-against-hate/

 

PITTSBURG POST GAZETTE
— Breitbart writer uses slurs to attack WVU professor – Erin Beck (DIERSEN: What do you say to those who give ammunition to the anti-Trumps?)
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2016/12/04/Breitbart-writer-uses-slurs-to-attack-WVU-professor/stories/201612040131

 

CBS 4 INDIANAPOLIS
— Should Indiana pass a hate crime law? – DAN SPEHLER  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps make it clear that they are filled with hatred.)
http://cbs4indy.com/2016/12/04/in-focus-should-indiana-pass-a-hate-crime-law/

 

MYRTLE BEACH ONLINE
— No mandate: Majority of voters rejected Trump – RICK PATELUNAS, MYRTLE BEACH  (DIERSEN: Those who voted for Clinton are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors, SO THEREFORE, THE MAJORITY OF VOTERS ARE anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article118237693.html

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Dispensing With Tip-Toeing, Trump Puts Taiwan in Play  The future of U.S.-China relations depends on Trump’s intentions with Tsai phone call – ANDREW BROWNE
http://www.wsj.com/articles/dispensing-with-tip-toeing-trump-puts-taiwan-in-play-1480850977

 

BLOOMBERG
— Trump Takes His ‘Thank-You Tour’ to Wealthy Donor’s Costume Ball – Zachary Mider and Jennifer Epstein
http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2016-12-04/trump-takes-his-thank-you-tour-to-wealthy-donor-s-costume-ball

 

FORBES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Forbes paints itself as being anti-American.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/eriksherman/2016/12/04/trumps-carrier-deal-means-nothing-for-future-jobs/

 

SPOKESMAN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs side with foreign countries and with their citizens against America and against its citizens.
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2016/dec/04/protect-students-from-immigration-politics/

 

ALJAZEERA
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, under the Democrats and under the RINOs, universities side with foreign countries and with their citizens against America and against its citizens.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/12/colleges-move-protect-undocumented-students-161204075100248.html

 

ALL GOV
— Online Hate Sites Surge during Month since Election – A.C. Thompson and Ken Schwencke (DIERSEN: What do you say to those who give ammunition to the anti-Trumps?)
http://www.allgov.com/news/controversies/online-hate-sites-surge-during-month-since-election-161203?news=859858

 

ZILLOW
— FOR SALE: 820 South Wheaton Avenue, Wheaton – $876,800
http://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/wheaton-il/1_fs/X1-SS1apc9gppw622z_3o1g1_sse/4448303_zpid/

December 3 Evening Edition

NBC5
— Illinois Leaders Differ on Progress in Meeting With Governor – AP
http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/illinois-leaders-madigan-durkin-meeting-governor-rauner-404493796.html

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Do you have some Trump memorabilia? Trump Museum in the works – AP
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/national/221353818-story

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Madigan cites ‘lack of trust’ with Rauner as budget meetings continue – Monique Garcia, Jeff Coen and Rick Pearson
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-rauner-madigan-meeting-met-final-1204-20161203-story.html
— Rauner, Madigan huddle this weekend in search of elusive deal, big or small – Monique Garcia and Rick Pearson
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-rauner-madigan-meeting-met-1204-20161202-story.html
— ‘Run, hide, fight’ stressed in DuPage County emergency response training – Gary Gibula
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-dupage-courthouse-security-st-1204-20161203-story.html
— Paul Ryan isn’t ruling out Medicare privatization, and it isn’t just Democrats who are wary – Mike DeBonis
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-paul-ryan-medicare-privatization-20161203-story.html
— Green Party drops push for Pennsylvania ballot recount
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/mc-pa-election-recount-done-20161203-story.html
— TV news executives are not seeing a bidding war for Fox News star Megyn Kelly – Stephen Battaglio
http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/tv/ct-fox-news-megyn-kelly-bidding-war-20161202-story.html
— 4 college financial planning tips for parents of high school sophomores – Gail MarksJarvis
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/columnists/ct-marksjarvis-column-financial-aid-strategies-1204-20161202-column.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Chicago’s deadliest neighborhoods get greenest cops – Mick Dumke and Frank Main  (DIERSEN: When were you green?  When I transferred from IRS to GAO in 1980 when I was 31 years old, my Democrat GAO superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates treated me like I was extremely green.  They would not have done that if I had been a Democrat, a minority, a female, or a veteran.  I had worked for IRS for almost 9 years, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 levels, currently $77,899-$88,286. Much of the work that I did for IRS during those 5 1/2 years was similar to what I did for GAO including interviewing, investigation, data analysis, and report writing. I had passed the CPA examination on my first attempt in 1979. I had almost completed the requirements for a master’s degree in accounting from DePaul.  I had earned an MBA from Loyola in 1976.  Virtually all of my Democrat GAO superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates were Democrats who GAO had hired straight out of college. They had little or no work experience outside of GAO.  They wanted every GAO hire to start at the bottom like they did.  They had an extremely low opinion of executive branch employees and of union members like I had been at IRS for almost 9 years.  They exhibited an extremely low opinion my knowledge of IRS that I had gained by working for IRS for almost 9 years. They stressed that GAO had required me to accept an $18,459 (21%) pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO.)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/watchdogs-chicagos-deadliest-neighborhoods-get-greenest-cops/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Think Springfield can borrow its way out of trouble? Think again – GREG HINZ
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161203/ISSUE05/312039991/why-illinois-government-units-may-not-be-able-to-borrow-much-longer
— How one campaign’s rhetoric could widen Springfield’s partisan divide – RICH MILLER
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161203/ISSUE11/312039993/how-one-campaigns-rhetoric-could-widen-springfields-partisan-divide

 

WLS AM
— Gutierrez vows to boycott inauguration over Trump’s ‘bigotry’ – CNN  (DIERSEN: One could argue that because those who voted for Trump have an extremely low opinion of Gutierrez, Trump should be overjoyed that Gutierrez is boycotting him.)
http://www.wlsam.com/2016/12/03/illinois-lawmaker-vows-to-boycott-inauguration-over-trumps-bigotry/

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Paxton B&B owner: ‘The fix was in’ – Will Brumleve
http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2016-12-03/paxton-bb-owner-fix-was.html

 

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— TREASONOUS: Universities exploring ‘sanctuary’ status for (ILLEGAL) immigrants – AP
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/universities-exploring-sanctuary-status-for-immigrants/article_9ad558b4-b83d-5ece-84a6-d8599e693a36.html

 

ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Republicans say “Barriers to voting must be brought down.”
http://www.rrstar.com/opinion/20161203/league-of-women-voters-barriers-to-voting-must-be-brought-down

 

WSIL TV
— TREASONOUS: Universities exploring ‘sanctuary’ status for (ILLEGAL) immigrants – AP
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/33859806/universities-exploring-sanctuary-status-for-immigrants
— Trump shrugs off fuss over Taiwan call – AP
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/33858201/trump-shrugs-off-fuss-over-taiwan-call

 

POSITIVELY NAPERVILLE
— DuPage County Board Inauguration is Dec. 5
http://www.positivelynaperville.com/2016/12/03/naperville-township-board-seeks-fill-vacancy-anderson-assumes-seat-dupage-county-board/67933
— NAPERVILLE TOWNSHIP BOARD SEEKS TO FILL VACANCY AS ANDERSON ASSUMES SEAT ON DUPAGE COUNTY BOARD
http://www.positivelynaperville.com/2016/12/03/naperville-township-board-seeks-fill-vacancy-anderson-assumes-seat-dupage-county-board/67933
— Republican Primary is slated for Naperville Township on February 28
http://www.positivelynaperville.com/2016/12/03/naperville-township-board-seeks-fill-vacancy-anderson-assumes-seat-dupage-county-board/67933

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— DI LEO: HAPPY 198th BIRTHDAY, ILLINOIS!  (DIERSEN: My ancestors have been in northeast Illinois since 1844.)
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/12/happy-birthday-illinois.html

 

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Illinois leaders differ on progress in meeting with governor – AP
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/dec/3/illinois-leaders-differ-on-progress-in-meeting-wit/

 

TOWNHALL
— Newt Gingrich: Expect Stupid And Broken Systems To Be Fixed With Trumpism – Matt Vespa
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2016/12/02/newt-gingrich-one-thing-you-should-expect-with-trumpism-is-fixing-systems-that-are-broken-and-stupid-n2254288

 

BREITBART
— Mark Zuckerberg Loses $3.7 Billion Following Trump Election – LUCAS NOLAN
http://www.breitbart.com/tech/2016/12/03/mark-zuckerberg-loses-3-7-billion-following-trump-election/

 

THE BLAZE
— Ann Coulter: ‘Sounds like the big sell-out is coming’ from Trump on immigration – Sara Gonzales
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2016/12/02/ann-coulter-sounds-like-the-big-sell-out-is-coming-from-trump-on-immigration/
— It’s a new record: Americans not participating in the labor force nears 100 million – Chris Enloe (DIERSEN: I might still be in the labor force if my Democrat GAO superiors had not succeeded in forcing me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old.)
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2016/12/03/its-a-new-record-americans-not-participating-in-the-labor-force-nears-100-million/

 

GOPUSA
— Death toll in bloody Chicago passes 700 with one month left to go
http://www.gopusa.com/death-toll-in-bloody-chicago-passes-700-with-one-month-left-to-go/
— It’s Obama, Not the American People, Who Won’t Listen
http://www.gopusa.com/its-obama-not-the-american-people-who-wont-listen/

 

DAILY CALLER
— The Washington Post Is STILL Melting Down Over Trump Winning The Election – Rachel Stoltzfoos
http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/03/the-washington-post-is-still-melting-down-over-trump-winning-the-election/

 

NATIONAL REVIEW
— Title IX for Campus Conservatives  Title IX for Campus Conservatives – JOSH GELERNTER
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/442670/title-ix-campus-conservatives-give-right-wingers-equal-time

 

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— New EPA rules push regulatory costs past $1 trillion, $3,080 per person – PAUL BEDARD
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/new-epa-rules-push-regulatory-costs-past-1-trillion-3080-per-person/article/2608593

 

THE HILL
— NeverTrumpers change their tune – JULIAN HATTEM
http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/308514-nevertrumpers-begin-to-change-tune

 

HUFFINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump provides advice on how anti-Trumps should respond to Trump.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/american-anthropological-association/americans-attraction-to-d_b_13376474.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Donald Trump Will Be President In Just Over A Month And The Constitution Is Already Under Attack
It doesn’t take long.”
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-first-amendment_us_58431e3be4b017f37fe4e8e4
— Donald Trump’s Education Secretary Pick Wants To Make Christianity A Bigger Part Of Schooling  Religion plays a major role in the way Betsy DeVos thinks about education. – Rebecca Klein
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/betsy-devos-religion-in-schools_us_583f04d1e4b04fcaa4d61c88

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Starbucks CEO says company isn’t anti-Trump: ‘We all want the president-elect to do well’ – Amy B Wang  (DIERSEN: Actions speak louder than words. Those who are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors WANT THOSE WHO ARE Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors TO FAIL.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2016/12/03/starbucks-ceo-says-the-company-isnt-anti-trump-we-all-want-the-president-elect-to-do-well/

 

NEW YORK POST
— Obama’s pathetic ‘Blame Fox’ excuse – Joe Simonson
http://nypost.com/2016/12/02/obamas-pathetic-blame-fox-excuse/

 

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— Madonna says she’s ashamed to be an American, takes jabs at Donald Trump during charity event – NICOLE BITETTE
http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/madonna-ashamed-american-slams-donald-trump-article-1.2897297
— Atlantic City historians hope Trump museum lets the flailing casino town cash in on the President-elect’s legacy – Denis Slattery
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/atlantic-city-hopes-cash-trump-museum-article-1.2897353

 

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— Pressure building to take down Utah’s ‘Zion Curtain’ liquor law – David Montero  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, those who promote vices force you to look at pictures of vices and videos of vices.)
http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-utah-zion-curtain-20161111-story.html

 

WDIV DETROIT
— GM CEO Mary Barra tapped for Trump’s economic panel – Derick Hutchinson
http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/gm-ceo-mary-barra-tapped-for-trumps-economic-panel

 

FORBES
— Why Your LinkedIn Picture Plays The Biggest Role In Determining Whether You Land A Job – Amy Morin  (DIERSEN: Your picture indicates your race, your gender, your age, your health, and your appearance.)
http://www.forbes.com/sites/amymorin/2016/12/03/why-your-linkedin-picture-plays-the-biggest-role-in-determining-whether-you-land-a-job/#524d26002522

December 1 Morning Edition

NBC5
— Trump to Take Victory Lap at Factory, Rally  The president-elect will tour the Carrier factory in Indiana and then give a speech about the deal, aides said – Jonathan Lemire
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/national-international/Trump-Visits-Carrier-Factory-Indiana-403953566.html
— Sarah Palin Expresses Interest In Trump Administration Job  Those close to the former Alaska governor say she could help the president-elect.
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/politics/Sarah-Palin-Expresses-Interest-In-Trump-Administration-Job-403927746.html

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Rauner lays out terms for temporary budget: Property tax freeze, term limits – Monique Garcia
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-rauner-lays-out-terms-for-temporary-budget-property-tax-freeze-term-limits-20161130-story.html
— ComEd, Rauner on board with complex plan to increase rates on consumers, bail out nuclear power plants – Monique Garcia
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-rauner-madigan-illinois-comed-exelon-deal-met-1201-20161130-story.html
— Donald Trump’s cabinet could be wealthiest in modern history – Jim Tankersley

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-donald-trump-wealthy-cabinet-20161130-story.html
— Sarah Palin said to be mulled by Trump for VA secretary – Kellie Mejdrich
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-sarah-palin-trump-va-secretary-20161130-story.html
— Why should we pay attention to Trump’s tweets? Because our enemies are – Jennifer Rubin  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, a) Democrats side with foreign countries against America and b) side with the citizens of foreign countries against the citizens of America.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-donald-trump-tweets-20161130-story.html
— Americans don’t sleep enough, and it’s costing us billions – Marco Hafner, Wendy M. Troxel
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-sleep-deprived-workers-cost-20161130-story.html
— For secretary of state: John Bolton – Cal Thomas
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/sns-201611301300–tms–cthomastq–b-a20161201-20161201-column.html
— Newly naturalized citizens full of hope, apprehension – Patrick M. O’Connell
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-immigrants-naturalization-ceremony-met-20161130-story.html
— Will Trump force bike shop owner Todd Ricketts to abandon his bicycle? – Kim Janssen
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chicagoinc/ct-todd-ricketts-donald-trump-bicycles-0101-chicago-inc-20161130-story.html
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: In case involving Indiana teacher, judges consider workplace protections for LGBT community – Elyssa Cherney  (DIERSEN: From what I see, ever-increasingly, those who do not promote LGBT activity are discriminated against.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/midwest/ct-kimberly-hively-lgbt-workplace-bias-appeal-20161130-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Rauner plans property tax freeze bill, term limits resolutions – Tina Sfondeles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/rauner-plans-property-tax-freeze-bill-term-limits-resolutions/
— Todd Ricketts moves up to major leagues of government – Lynn Sweet
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/donald-trump-todd-ricketts-deputy-commerce-secretary/
— Trump claims to have saved Carrier jobs, but details are hazy – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/donald-trump-carrier-jobs-indiana/
— An election recount for science fiction fans – Phil Kadner
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/kadner-an-election-recount-for-science-fiction-fans/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Protesters, Trump need to follow the American Way – Cokie and Steve Roberts
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161201/discuss/161209978/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s hypocrisy is good for America.”
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161201/discuss/161209979/
— A tip sheet for workers and workplaces where pot is legal – AP (DIERSEN: What are the demographics of those a) who smoke pot and b) who want to smoke pot legally?)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161201/news/312019993/

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Rauner-funded GOP attacks Madigan during talks – Bernard Schoenburg
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20161130/bernard-schoenburg-rauner-funded-gop-attacks-madigan-during-talks

 

NORTHWEST HERALD
— McHenry County state lawmakers claim victory in lame-duck tax increase fight – Kevin Craver
http://www.nwherald.com/2016/11/30/mchenry-county-state-lawmakers-claim-victory-in-lame-duck-tax-increase-fight/ao0uom4/

 

WBEZ
— Voting Rights Measure Fails, Alarms Immigrant Groups – Odette Yousef  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, a) Democrats side with foreign countries against America and b) side with the citizens of foreign countries against the citizens of America.)
https://www.wbez.org/shows/wbez-news/voting-rights-measure-fails-alarms-immigrant-groups/8aaec61b-8465-4a16-baa0-73adf5959408

 

WAND
— Governor: House, Senate Plan to Adjourn Without Voting on a Budget – Matt Loveless
http://www.wandtv.com/story/33838382/governor-house-senate-plan-to-adjourn-without-voting-on-a-budget
— Champaign/Urbana Immigration Forum Holds Panel Discussion – Michon Lindstrom  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, a) Democrats side with foreign countries against America and b) side with the citizens of foreign countries against the citizens of America.)
http://www.wandtv.com/story/33837193/cu-immigration-forum-holds-panel-discussion

 

WRAL
— Last-minute Exelon subsidy plan goes to Illinois House floor – AP
http://www.wral.com/last-minute-exelon-subsidy-plan-goes-to-illinois-house-floor/16293466/

 

WQAD
— How the state of Illinois is ramping up security for the information you enter online – JOHNNIE JINDRICH
http://wqad.com/2016/11/30/how-the-state-of-illinois-is-trying-to-ramp-up-security-for-the-personal-information-you-enter-online/

 

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— Petraeus would have to notify probation officer of state job  Officer also must know before Petraeus leaves NC – CNN
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/petraeus-would-have-to-notify-probation-officer-of-state-job
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Petraeus, once a widely celebrated military leader who oversaw operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, was sentenced on April 23, 2015, to serve two years of probation and pay a $100,000 fine for sharing classified information with his biographer and lover, Paula Broadwell.)

 

SUBURBAN LIFE
— 3 McHenry County townships to hold GOP primaries in February – KEVIN P. CRAVER
http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2016/11/30/3-mchenry-county-townships-to-hold-gop-primaries-in-february/azszag/

 

CHICAGO READER
— Congressman Luis Gutierrez says the fight against Trump is just beginning  Gutierrez plans to boycott Trump’s inauguration and fight any efforts at mass deportation. – Ben Joravsky
http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/gutierrez-inauguration-boycott-resist-trump-deportation-policies/Content

 

WHEATON RECORD
— Trump to become the 45th president of the United States – Kelsey Plankeel
http://www.wheatonrecord.com/news/trump-become-45th-president-united-states/

 

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Illinois Citizens for Life targets taxpayer-funded abortion bill – Hoang Tran
http://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511049883-illinois-citizens-for-life-targets-taxpayer-funded-abortion-bill

 

COOK COUNTY RECORD
— ‘Trump sold himself as a wild card:’ Incoming president’s impact on labor law could be a mystery – Joe Dyton
http://cookcountyrecord.com/stories/511049397-trump-sold-himself-as-a-wild-card-incoming-president-s-impact-on-labor-law-could-be-a-mystery
— Federal judge expands power of ‘Special Master’ to review state agency political hiring practices – Scott Holland  (DIERSEN: GAO hired me in 1980 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, younger person, or veteran who would take the job.  IRS hired me in 1971 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job.  The Post Office hired me in 1966 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job.)
http://cookcountyrecord.com/stories/511049901-federal-judge-expands-power-of-special-master-to-review-state-agency-political-hiring-practices

 

NPR ILLINOIS
— A Decade Of Pain – JAMEY DUNN
http://nprillinois.org/post/illinois-issues-decade-pain#stream/0

 

REBOOT ILLINOIS
— Illinois continues to leave low-income students behind – Matt Dietrich
http://rebootillinois.com/2016/11/30/fast-facts-illinois-continues-leave-low-income-students-behind/

 

ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— Homosexuals & Corrupt Illinois Human Rights Commission vs. Christian Business Owner – Laurie Higgins
https://illinoisfamily.org/politics/homosexuals-corrupt-illinois-human-rights-commission-vs-christian-business-owner/

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— RAUNER HOLDS FIRM FOR TERM LIMITS AND PERMANENT PROPERTY TAX FREEZE
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/12/rauner-holds-firm-for-term-limits-and-permanent-property-tax-freeze.html

 

CAPITOL FAX
— ILGOP adds three more HDems to hit list
http://capitolfax.com/2016/12/01/ilgop-adds-three-more-hdems-to-hit-list/

 

DAILY CALLER
— Immigration Is About Economics, Not A Wall – Dustin Siggins  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, a) Democrats side with foreign countries against America and b) side with the citizens of foreign countries against the citizens of America.)
http://dailycaller.com/2016/11/30/immigration-is-about-economics-not-a-wall/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: According to new research from Pew Research, there are eight million illegal immigrants working or looking for work in the U.S., totaling five percent of the U.S. work force and the vast majority of the over 11 million illegal immigrants commonly estimated to be in the nation. While many of those immigrants pay taxes, there is a net cost to taxpayers of tens of billions of dollars per year, according to fluctuating estimates. Many of these costs are borne by state and local governments. Building an expensive wall won’t force any illegal immigrants, about 40 percent of whom have overstayed their visas after legally crossing our borders, to leave the country. Enacting an effective E-Verify program enforced by fining businesses who hire illegal immigrants would, by removing the financial incentive of employment. Likewise, Congress and Trump can simultaneously save taxpayers billions of dollars and remove at least some of the financial and legal protections provided to illegal immigrants by pulling funding from more than 200 sanctuary cities that refuse to work with federal customs officials.)

 

NEWSMAX
— Professor: Booting Student Illegals Violates Academic Freedom  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, a) Democrats side with foreign countries against America and b) side with the citizens of foreign countries against the citizens of America.)
http://www.newsmax.com/us/university-of-illinois-illegal-undocumented-students/2016/11/30/id/761384/

 

TOWNHALL
— Thank You So Much, Little House Democratic Caucus! – Arthur Schaper
http://townhall.com/columnists/arthurschaper/2016/12/01/thank-you-so-much-little-house-democratic-caucus-n2253068

 

FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE
— DEMOCRATS MUST DIG FASTER AND USE BIGGER SHOVELS  Things the Democratic elites should do in order to live up to their party principles. – Oleg Atbashian
http://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/264995/democrats-must-dig-faster-and-use-bigger-shovels-oleg-atbashian

 

HOT AIR
— Here we go: Lindsey Graham drafting bill to legalize DREAMers who are subject to Obama’s executive amnesty
http://hotair.com/archives/2016/11/30/here-we-go-lindsey-graham-drafting-bill-to-legalize-dreamers-who-are-subject-to-obamas-executive-amnesty/

 

THE BLAZE
— The State of Kansas is trying to make a lesbian couple’s sperm donor pay child support – Sara Gonzales
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2016/11/30/the-state-of-kansas-is-trying-to-make-a-lesbian-couples-sperm-donor-pay-child-support/

 

FEDERALIST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “How To Make American Immigration Great Again.”
http://thefederalist.com/2016/12/01/make-american-immigration-great/

 

THE HILL
— Tired Dem donors feel like their money got burned – JONATHAN EASLEY
http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/308206-tired-dem-donors-feel-like-their-money-got-burned
— Overnight Regulation: Feds ban smoking in public housing – TIM DEVANEY AND LYDIA WHEELER
https://origin-nyi.thehill.com/regulation/overnights/308148-overnight-regulation-hud-issues-smoking-ban

 

POLITICO
— Trump’s allies jockey over RNC control  Priebus differs from Bannon and Mercer on party chair prospects, hinting at divisions. – KENNETH P. VOGEL, ALEX ISENSTADT and ELIANA JOHNSON
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/trump-rnc-republican-control-232041
— Gingrich mocks Romney for ‘sucking up’ to Trump – NOLAN D. MCCASKILL  (DIERSEN: What if I would mock those who a) suck up to my critics/opponents, b) suck up to their operatives, and c) suck up to their dupes?)
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/mitt-romney-newt-gingrich-232024

 

CNN
— Breitbart goes to war with Kellogg’s over move to pull ads – Dylan Byers
http://money.cnn.com/2016/11/30/media/breitbart-kellogg-war/index.html

 

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— The tax man cometh: California ponders legal pot and paying up – Michael R. Blood
http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnews/2016-12-01/the-tax-man-cometh-california-ponders-legal-pot-and-paying-up/1776425172139.html

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Trump, a Free-Form Leader, Experiments and Invites Drama – ALEXANDER BURNS
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/30/us/politics/donald-trump-white-house-cabinet.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Ohio State attacker complained bitterly in Facebook post of treatment of Muslims ‘everywhere,’ reports say – Katie Mettler
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/11/29/ohio-state-attacker-in-facebook-post-complained-bitterly-of-treatment-of-muslims-everywhere-reports-say/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Do Illegal Votes Decide Elections?  There’s no way to know. But the evidence suggests that significant numbers of noncitizens cast ballots. – HANS VON SPAKOVSKY and JOHN FUND
http://www.wsj.com/articles/do-illegal-votes-decide-elections-1480551000
— Donald Trump to Visit Indianapolis, Cincinnati in First Public Events Since Election Day  President-elect looks to continue ‘thank you’ victory tour after stopping in two cities symbolic of his win – MICHAEL C. BENDER and PETER NICHOLAS
http://www.wsj.com/articles/donald-trump-to-visit-indianapolis-cincinnati-in-first-public-events-since-election-day-1480551224

 

USA TODAY
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH MANY PHOTOS: Trump’s 21 potential court nominees are overwhelmingly white, male and from red states – Richard Wolf
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/12/01/donald-trump-supreme-court-21-nominees-list-nomination/93964888/
— Trump is keeping too much of Obamacare  Babying a generation of slackers hasn’t increased the number of young people with insurance. – Christian Schneider
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2016/11/28/trump-keeping-too-much-obamacare-christian-schneider/94362192/

 

CRAIN’S NEW YORK
— If Trump heeds calls to liquidate, he could reap billions in NYC alone  The president-elect might reap $2 billion just for NYC properties – Aaron Elstein
http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20161130/REAL_ESTATE/161139987/what-donald-trump-could-make-if-he-liquidates-his-new-york-assets-to-avoid-conflict-of-interest-issues-as-president-of-the-united-states

 

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— What Trump’s flag-burning tweet reveals: Most troubling is his disturbing penchant to punish those who disagree with him – S.E. Cupp
http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/trump-flag-burning-tweet-reveals-article-1.2891375

 

SANDIEGO UNION TRIBUNE
— TREASONOUS: UC will refuse to assist federal immigration agents seeking students without legal status – Teresa Watanabe
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/la-me-ln-uc-undoc-student-protections-20161130-story.html

 

MERCURY NEWS
— Janet Napolitano: University of California will protect students from Trump’s deportation threats – Katy Murphy  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, a) Democrats side with foreign countries against America and b) side with the citizens of foreign countries against the citizens of America.)
http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/11/30/napolitano-uc-will-protect-students-from-trumps-deportation-threats/

 

MONEY MAGAZINE
— Feuding With Donald Trump Is Good for Business. Just Ask Hamilton, Megyn Kelly and the New York Times – Kerry Close
http://time.com/money/4586195/donald-trump-feud-hamilton/

 

BUSINESS STANDARD
— Shame as a political weapon: Donald Trump and the US presidential election  White working-class anger has received a lot of attention, but Trump’s success exploiting anger’s inner manifestation – Chris Wallace
http://www.business-standard.com/article/international/shame-as-a-political-weapon-donald-trump-and-the-us-presidential-election-116120100265_1.html