March 30 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Illinois coronavirus: McCormick Place, two shuttered hospitals to be used as overflow medical facilities as COVID-19 cases surge over 5K with 73 deaths – Jessica D’Onofrio and Craig Wall
https://abc7chicago.com/health/illinois-covid-19-cases-surge-over-5k-as-state-works-to-open-overflow-medical-facilities/6062180/
— Pres. Trump defends extending coronavirus distancing guidelines as spread continues in the US – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/trump-defends-extending-coronavirus-guidelines-as-spread-continues/6062870/

NBC5
— Coronavirus Cases in Illinois Top 5,000 With 73 Fatalities With the newly confirmed cases, more than 50 of the state’s 102 counties have now reported at least one confirmed case of the virus
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/coronavirus-cases-in-illinois-climb-to-5056-with-72-fatalities/2247267/
— How Will We Vote? Outbreak Revives Debate on Mail-in Ballots Democrats’ hopes for using the crisis to expand voting by mail face firm Republican opposition, as well as significant logistical challenges – Nicholas Riccardi and Rachel La Corte
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/national-international/coronavirus-and-elections-outbreak-revives-debate-on-mail-in-voting-ballots/2247283/

CBS2
— CPS To Distribute 100,000 Computers For E-Learning To Start April 13
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/03/30/cps-to-distribute-100000-computers-for-e-learning-to-start-april-13/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— 8 more die in Illinois from COVID-19, cases tally rises to 5,057
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/8-more-die-in-illinois-from-covid-19-cases-tally-rises-to-5057
— 29 more CPD members test positive for COVID-19
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/29-more-cpd-members-test-positive-for-covid-19
— Tampa megachurch pastor arrested after leading packed services despite ‘safer-at-home’ orders
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/tampa-megachurch-pastor-arrested-after-leading-packed-services-despite-safer-at-home-orders

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “The media shouldn’t muzzle Trump — no matter his lies and ineptitude.”
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/dahleen-glanton/ct-dahleen-glanton-coronavirus-trump-media-20200330-obwosgfgt5dwhbgwsy66mdwxiy-story.html
— Public sector pensions can bring reduced Social Security benefits – Elliot Raphaelson (DIERSEN: My Social Security is dramatically reduced because I get a Civil Service Retirement System pension.) 
https://www.pressreader.com/usa/chicago-tribune/20200330/281887300408003
— Waukegan social-distancing itself from marijuana revenues – CHARLES SELLE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/opinion/ct-lns-selle-waukegan-marijuana-st-0331-20200330-mcsenvtjynfrhenrdkiofdlejy-story.html
— More than 800 Chicago Police Department employees out sick Monday – Jeremy Gorner
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-coronavirus-chicago-police-sick-leave-20200330-54gwglfkr5hbnea75bnrxij37i-story.html
— Rations of high-demand goods, shoppers in masks and reminders to keep your distance. This is the brave new world of pandemic shopping. – LAUREN ZUMBACH
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-shopping-experience-20200330-us3qxccvwvfb3gv3lszjdj6s7m-story.html
— Who gets care for COVID-19 when the hospitals fill up? Gut-wrenching decisions will have to be made. – NEIL S. WENGER AND MARTIN F. SHAPIRO
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-coronavirus-hospital-care-decisions-20200330-ci5h3kebfrdj7jlesnbqbgzpdq-story.html
— 7 residents at Carol Stream nursing facility test positive for coronavirus – Phil Thompson
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-chicago-coronavirus-carol-stream-nursing-home-20200330-oht54xraq5acrbdrrjaa2btc3u-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Coronavirus test sites added in Illinois, but Pritzker says limited capacity still ‘an enormous problem’
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/3/30/21199400/latest-coronavirus-news-live-updates-chicago-illinois-2020
— Trump: Feds to pay 100% for Illinois National Guard COVID-19 deployment The Illinois National Guard was deployed earlier this month by Gov. J.B. Pritzker to help in the COVID-19 crisis. – Lynn Sweet
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/30/21199807/trump-federal-government-will-pay-illinois-national-guard-deployment-covid-19-coronvirus
— CPS students unlikely to return to schools this year, alderman says after mayoral briefing “We have no expectation of them going back,” Ald. Ray Lopez (15th) told the Sun-Times after a conference call with Lori Lightfoot. “I don’t know why they’d have to go back if they’re all learning at home.” – Fran Spielman 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/30/21199830/coronavirus-remote-learning-chicago-public-schools-cps-classes
— It’s a bad idea for journalists to censor Trump – instead, they can help the public identify what’s true or false Some television networks have started cutting away from Trump’s daily briefings, saying the events are no more than campaign rallies, and that he is spreading falsehoods that endanger the public. – David Cuillier (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is false except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless.)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/3/30/21199895/coronavirus-media-cnn-media-journalists-david-cuillier-conversation

DAILY HERALD
— Most suburban GOP lawmakers endorse Pritzker’s COVID-19 stay-at-home rule – Marni Pyke
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200330/most-suburban-gop-lawmakers-endorse-pritzkers-covid-19-stay-at-home-rule
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Illinois GOP House Leader Jim Durkin and Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady supported Pritzker’s executive order issued March 20 that aims to nip the spread of the respiratory infection. Republican and DuPage County Chairman Dan Cronin has appeared with Pritzker at several briefings and said “preserving people’s health and safety has to be the No. 1 consideration in an effort to minimize the impact of COVID-19 on our communities. “I intend to let the public health recommendations and data drive decision-making, so we make the most informed decisions possible in this unprecedented situation,” Cronin said. Republican state Rep. David McSweeney of Barrington Hills, however, said last week that Pritzker’s order is “too broad” and the state should align with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “I am 100% totally supportive of what the health care professionals say at the federal level,” McSweeney said. “I believe the best information is at the CDC. No one in Washington has ordered a shutdown of the state of Illinois.”)
— Fair maps advocates hopeful with deadline looming for redistricting referendum – Elena Ferrarin
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200330/fair-maps-advocates-hopeful-with-deadline-looming-for-redistricting-referendum
— DuPage introduces COVID-19 case map (SEE: https://covid19-dupage.hub.arcgis.com/ )
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200330/dupage-introduces-covid-19-case-map
— Illinois inmate dies from COVI-19; dozens more sickened – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20200330/news/303309933
— State announces 8 new deaths, 461 new coronavirus cases – Jake Griffin
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200330/state-announces-8-new-deaths-461-new-coronavirus-cases

ALTON TELEGRAPH
— Ideas weighed to slowly relaunch Illinois economy – Greg Bishop
https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Ideas-weighed-to-slowly-relaunch-Illinois-economy-15166306.php

FOX ILLINOIS
— House of Representatives will not return to DC until at least April 20 – SCOTT THUMAN
https://foxillinois.com/news/connect-to-congress/coronavirusnowtakingtollonworkinwashington

NAPERVILLE COMMUNITY TELEVISION
— New DuPage County COVID-19 Case Map
https://www.nctv17.com/news/new-dupage-county-covid-19-case-map/

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— New York Times Projects 33,000 McHenry County Coronavirus Infections
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/30/new-york-times-projects-33000-mchenry-county-coronavirus-infections/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— THORNER: IS THE CORONAVIRUS ERODING OUR FREEDOM?
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/03/thorner-is-the-coronavirus-eroding-our-freedom.html

CAPITOL FAX
— Pritzker says 500 hospital beds this week at McCormick Place – Feds sent surgical masks instead of N95 masks – Ezike explains state prison strategy – Why no “recovered” data? Abbott can only produce 50K rapid tests per day- Drop in new cases today does not indicate anything – Not focused on costs except for gouging
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/30/pritzker-says-500-hospital-beds-this-week-at-mccormick-place/
— 461 new cases, 8 new deaths – 12 Stateville prisoners hospitalized
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/30/461-new-cases-7-new-deaths/

— How will county parties hold legally mandated conventions on April 15th?
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/30/how-will-county-parties-hold-legally-mandated-conventions-on-april-15th/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The ILGOP’s general counsel sent a memo to county chairs days ago. Excerpt… Other than the requirement that conventions be held on a particular date, the Election Code only directs that a county convention elect a county chairman, select delegates to the state convention and shall be held “within the county.” There is no statutory requirement that a convention must be conducted in any particular manner. In other words, for county organizations without bylaws that might direct otherwise, a convention could possibly be conducted by a conference call (so long as all participants are within the county), or by use of absentee ballots or other methods to elect a chairman and to conduct business. As for the requirement that state convention delegates are chosen at the county convention, that task may be delegated (as has traditionally been the case) to county chairmen if necessary. Of course, all notice requirements must be adhered to, as always. For counties with bylaws that dictate how their conventions are to be run, those bylaws will control, and county organizations should abide by them. I asked the same follow-up question to the ILGOP’s Joe Hackler about counties with in-person meeting requirements. His response… There may be a few that explicitly require personal presence for participation. However, each of these counties conventions would conceivably have a rules committee that could possibly help offer some relief.)

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Democrats fault Trump for spike in Asian harassment in light of coronavirus – Gabriella Muñoz (DIERSEN: The more of the following that you are, the more that Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, and RINOs well blame you for coronavirus: Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/30/hakeem-jeffries-faults-trump-spike-asian-harassmen/
— Democrats call for racial data in coronavirus testing – AP (DIERSEN: What about citizenship, age, gender, sexual orientation, BMI, illnesses, national origin, religion, political affiliation, income, net worth, veteran status, years ancestors have been in America, etc.?)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/30/democrats-call-racial-data-coronavirus-testing/

RUSH LIMBAUGH
— Trump Has Risen to the Occasion, Dems Sink to New Lows
https://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2020/03/30/trump-soars-to-new-heights-dems-sink-to-new-lows/

BREITBART
— Repeated Warnings from Feds About Lack of Ventilators Fell on Deaf Ears Under Bush, Obama – EDWIN MORA
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/30/repeated-warnings-from-feds-about-lack-of-ventilators-fell-on-deaf-ears-under-bush-obama/
— Biden Dismisses Numerous Reports of Mask Theft to Accuse Trump of ‘Conspiracy Mongering’ – JOHN NOLTE
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/30/biden-dismisses-numerous-reports-mask-theft-accuse-trump-conspiracy-mongering/

CNS NEWS
— New York Times Now Blaming Christians for Coronavirus – Bill Donohue (DIERSEN: The more of the following that you are, the more that Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, and RINOs well blame you for coronavirus: Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://cnsnews.com/commentary/bill-donohue/nyt-now-blaming-christians-coronavirus

DAILY CALLER
— U.S. Rivals Are Exploiting Coronavirus As A Weapon In Propaganda War – J. D. GORDON
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/30/gordon-u-s-rivals-are-exploiting-coronavirus-as-a-weapon-in-propaganda-war/

DAILY SIGNAL
— De Blasio, NYC Officials Downplayed COVID-19 Threat After Trump Restricted Travel to China. Here Are 5 Examples. – Chris White
https://www.dailysignal.com/2020/03/30/de-blasio-nyc-officials-downplayed-covid-19-threat-after-trump-restricted-travel-to-china-here-are-5-examples/

TOWNHALL
— German State Finance Minister Commits Suicide After Expressing Concern About Economic Effects of Wuhan Coronavirus – Leah Barkoukis
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/leahbarkoukis/2020/03/30/german-state-financial-minister-suicide-n2565957

HOT AIR
— Woke Stupidity Is Spreading As Fast As The Coronavirus Pandemic
https://hotair.com/headlines/archives/2020/03/woke-stupidity-spreading-fast-coronavirus-pandemic/

PJ MEDIA
— Let’s Remember the REAL Victims of the Coronavirus: Mildly Inconvenienced Journalists – JIM TREACHER
https://pjmedia.com/trending/lets-remember-the-real-victims-of-the-coronavirus-mildly-inconvenienced-journalists/

THE HILL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters blast Trump’s efforts “to sell public on his coronavirus response.”
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/490269-trump-seeks-to-sell-public-on-his-coronavirus-response

NEW YORK TIMES
— How Will We Vote? Outbreak Revives Debate on Mail-In Ballots – AP
https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2020/03/30/us/politics/ap-us-election-2020-mail-voting.html
— White House Airlifts Medical Supplies From China in Coronavirus Fight Officials have teamed up with medical supply companies to speed the arrival of masks, gloves, gowns and other goods. – Ana Swanson
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/29/business/economy/coronavirus-china-supplies.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Trump Is Hurting His Own Re-election Chances.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/29/opinion/trump-coronavirus-election.html
— Bail Out Journalists. Let Newspaper Chains Die. The coronavirus is likely to hasten the end of advertising-driven media, our columnist writes. And government should not rescue it. – Ben Smith (DIERSEN: What percent of advertisers are fronts for the Democrat Party?)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/29/business/coronavirus-journalists-newspapers.html
— How Much Should the Public Know About Who Has the Coronavirus? Amid calls for more transparency, a debate is raging among public health experts over how much data on the spread of the virus should be released. – Thomas Fuller
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/28/us/coronavirus-data-privacy.html

NEW YORK POST
— Trump: Coronavirus rescue bill was almost nixed due to Democrats’ ‘junk’ – Mark Moore
https://nypost.com/2020/03/30/trump-coronavirus-rescue-bill-was-almost-nixed-due-to-democrats-junk/

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters use immigrants to promote hatred against Trump.
https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-making-america-sick-again-20200330-sa3h7x6pzzey3becd7ev5xndju-story.html

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Trump beats a retreat on opening the country as coronavirus data, images show dark reality.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-coronavirus-guidelines-easter-elmhurst/2020/03/29/c15c21f2-7215-11ea-87da-77a8136c1a6d_story.html
— The Great American Migration of 2020: On the move to escape the coronavirus – Marc Fisher, Paul Schwartzman and Ben Weissenbach (DIERSEN: If everyone around you came down with coronavirus, where would you escape to?) 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/coronavirus-great-american-migration/2020/03/28/b59d4d44-6f6f-11ea-a3ec-70d7479d83f0_story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Trump’s narcissism has never been more dangerous.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/03/30/trumps-narcissism-has-never-been-more-dangerous/
— Trump berates ‘PBS NewsHour’ reporter for ‘threatening’ question, hits ‘nice’ question out of park – Katie Shepherd
https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/03/30/coronavirus-yamiche-alcindor-trump/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— After Coronavirus, We Will Have to Reckon With the Debt The post-financial-crisis playbook may not be the right one this time – James Mackintosh
https://www.wsj.com/articles/after-coronavirus-we-will-have-to-reckon-with-the-debt-11585494002
— The Lies We Tell at Work – Tessa West (DIERSEN: Notwithstanding the fact that I am White, male, and my ancestors have been in America since 1844, my Democrat superiors in the federal government would have promoted me into their Senior Executive Service, currently $170,800/year, long before I was 40 years old if I had successfully lied that I was a yes-man, Democrat, Swedish-American, non-Protestant, and/or 4-F.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-lies-we-tell-at-workand-the-damage-they-do-11585319160
— How I Wrote Five Novels While Commuting – Ken Wells (DIERSEN: While I commuted 1978-1980, I studied to pass graduate accounting courses at DePaul and to pass the CPA examination. While I commuted 1980-1981, I studied to pass the Certified Internal Auditor examination. While I commuted 1992-1997, I studied to pass graduate finance courses at IIT.) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-i-wrote-five-novels-while-commuting-11585234285

FORBES
— Does The Second Amendment Protect Gun Stores From Being Closed During The COVID-19 Crisis? – Evan Gerstmann
https://www.forbes.com/sites/evangerstmann/2020/03/30/does-the-second-amendment-protect-gun-stores-from-being-closed-during-the-covid-19-crisis/#522549451863

NEWSWEEK
— THE CORONAVIRUS WILL CHANGE HOW WE WORK FOREVER – KERRI ANNE RENZULLI
https://www.newsweek.com/coronavirus-will-change-how-we-work-forever-1494854

COMMITTEE TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS
— Reporter denied access to Florida governor’s briefing on COVID-19 (DIERSEN: I have been the GOPUSA Illinois Editor since 2000. I should write a book about how politicians, their operatives, and their dupes have treated me. I would focus on those who denied me access to their press conferences and who threw me out of their press conferences. I would focus on those who made it clear that they a) did not want me to know about their press conferences, b) did not want me to attend their press conferences, c) did not want me to ask questions at their press conferences, d) did not want me to speak with other reporters at their press conferences, and e) did not want me to report on their press conferences. I would focus on those who falsely claim to be religious, conservative, and/or Republican.) 
https://cpj.org/2020/03/reporter-denied-access-to-florida-governors-briefi.php

WKRG
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Nearly 1 in 5 Americans misused or abused drugs in 2018 – Ronnie Das
https://www.wkrg.com/news/nearly-1-in-5-americans-misused-or-abused-drugs-in-2018/

GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE
— Federal Workers, Union Sue for Hazard Pay A federal class action lawsuit argues that agencies should be required to provide hazardous duty pay to federal employees who have been exposed to the coronavirus. – ERICH WAGNER
https://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2020/03/federal-workers-afge-sue-hazard-pay/164209/
— Government Prepares to Send Stimulus Checks, IRS Begins Mandatory Telework for Nearly All Employees – COURTNEY BUBLÉ
https://www.govexec.com/workforce/2020/03/coronavirus-roundup-government-prepares-send-stimulus-checks-irs-begins-mandatory-telework-nearly-all-employees/164203/

DIGITAL JOURNAL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Op-Ed: Social distancing and the political divide in the U.S.”
http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/politics/op-ed-social-distancing-and-the-political-divide-in-the-usa/article/569526

ADVOCATE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Those who promote LGBTQ activity promote hatred against Trump.
https://www.advocate.com/news/2020/3/30/anti-lgbtq-hate-groups-continue-rise

VANITY FAIR
— CORONAVIRUS WILL BE ON THE BALLOT IN NOVEMBER The pandemic has upended traditional campaigning and may play a major role in voters’ decisions. The question for those running in 2020, says one Congressman, will be “how did you perform in the great crisis?” – ERIC LUTZ (DIERSEN: Each and every Republican candidate on November 3, 2020 ballots in Illinois should expect that their Democrat opponent will shout the number of coronavirus infections and deaths in their political jurisdiction and blame those infections and deaths on them.) 
https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2020/03/coronavirus-will-be-on-the-ballot-in-november

SALON
— Governor says Illinois will take over coronavirus testing after White House’s “profound failing” “The White House has promised millions of tests for weeks now, and they’re just not here,” J.B. Pritzker says – IGOR DERYSH
https://www.salon.com/2020/03/30/governor-says-illinois-will-take-over-coronavirus-testing-after-white-houses-profound-failing/

March 30 Morning Edition

ABC7
— Texas requires 14-day quarantine for travelers flying from Chicago, other major cities
https://abc7chicago.com/health/travelers-flying-from-chicago-to-texas-must-quarantine-or-risk-jail-time/6061558/?cmp=emc-wls-news-headlines-3/30/2020
— 20 shot, 2 fatally, in Chicago weekend shootings
https://washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/april-may-june-2020/white-death/

NBC5
— Texas Issues Self-Quarantine Order for Travelers Arriving from Chicago, Other Coronavirus ‘Hot-Spots’
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/texas-issues-self-quarantine-order-for-travelers-arriving-from-chicago-other-coronavirus-hot-spots/2246954/

WGN TV
— Treasury Secretary says many will get stimulus check within 3 weeks (DIERSEN: What do you say about stimulus checks a) that go to those whose income has not yet gone down substantially because of coronavirus and b) that go to those whose expenses have not yet gone up substantially because of coronavirus?) 
https://wgntv.com/news/treasury-secretary-says-many-will-get-stimulus-check-within-3-weeks/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— A war like no other: Inside the Illinois National Guard’s unprecedented coronavirus mission – Stacy St. Clair
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-corona-illinois-national-guard-activation-screenings-20200330-cipqddo3jnfjzl372j7pe4fk3u-story.html
— Amid the pandemic, Illinois colleges are still trying to attract new students — even if they don’t know when classes will resume and can’t give tours – Elyssa Cherney
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-illinois-college-admissions-20200330-udxyyhio3vai3azizhrg3cluxm-story.html
— Japan looked like it had the coronavirus contained. Then the Tokyo Olympics were postponed, and cases spiked. – MARI YAMAGUCHI
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-tokyo-olympics-coronavirus-20200330-fwlj7xw7rfb6jfkjh5iafplzsq-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— How Gov. Pritzker, sister Penny — billionaires both — jump-started Illinois COVID-19 relief fund In the war against COVID-19, the Pritzkers are working the philanthropy precincts — and opening their own wallets — to address the catastrophe statewide. – Lynn Sweet 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2020/3/29/21199064/how-illinois-gov-j-b-pritzker-sister-penny-billionaires-both-jumpstarted-illinois-covid-19-charity

DAILY HERALD
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH BIG COLOR PICTURE: Restaurants are hurting, and so are suburbs’ sales tax hauls – Jake Griffin
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200330/restaurants-are-hurting-and-so-are-suburbs-sales-tax-hauls
— Funeral home owner Mark Justen, winner of McHenry coroner primary has died – Cassie Buchman
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200329/funeral-home-owner-winner-of-mchenry-coroner-primary-has-died

JOLIET PATCH
— Coronavirus: Joe Diffie Dies 3 Weeks After Rialto Show Joe Diffie, Mark Chesnutt and David Lee Murphy performed their Country Unplugged tour in Joliet on Saturday, March 7. – John Ferak
https://patch.com/illinois/joliet/coronavirus-joe-diffie-dies-3-weeks-after-rialto-show

BGA
— What the Gov: How Is Coronavirus Affecting Public Transportation? COVID-19 is touching nearly every aspect of our daily lives — including where we go and how we get there. What are the public transit agencies doing to respond? – Kiannah Sepeda-Miller
https://www.bettergov.org/news/what-the-gov-how-is-coronavirus-affecting-public-transportation/

CENTER SQUARE
— Prosperity study shows mixed bag for Illinois – Scot Bertram (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, hypocritically, Democrats hypocritically move into Republican areas to hypocritically take advantage of, to hypocritically take control of, and to hypocritically destroy the prosperity and safety that Republicans created there. Anyone who does not acknowledge the aforesaid is a) a Democrat or Democrat plant, b) a Libertarian or Libertarian plant, c) a Green or Green plant, d) a RINO, e) hopelessly uninformed, f) hopelessly stupid, or g) hopelessly naive.)
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/prosperity-study-shows-mixed-bag-for-illinois/article_b240a500-706a-11ea-b9ca-dff5af379696.html

WIREPOINTS
— Bad Public Pension Bailout Ideas Now Surfacing – Mark Glennon
https://wirepoints.org/bad-public-pension-bailout-ideas-now-surfacing-wirepoints/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Judges ordering release of high health risk illegals from ICE custody – Stephen Dinan
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/29/judges-ordering-release-high-health-risk-illegals-/

FOX NEWS
— Coronavirus having less of an impact on lower-income, rural areas, report finds – Bradford Betz 
https://www.foxnews.com/us/coronavirus-impact-low-income-rural-areas-report
— Trump says coronavirus ‘peak in death rate’ likely in 2 weeks, extends social-distancing guidelines through April 30 – Gregg Re
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-coronavirus-briefing-death-rate-social-distancing

BREITBART
— Trump: U.S. Will Not Pay for Harry and Meghan’s Security in California – BREITBART LONDON
https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2020/03/29/trump-u-s-will-not-pay-for-harry-and-meghans-security-california/

CNS NEWS
— What Is Essential in These United States of America? – Allen West 
https://www.cnsnews.com/commentary/allen-west/what-essential-these-united-states-america

DAILY CALLER
— Here’s How Some In Media Reacted To America Having The World’s Most Coronavirus Cases – SHELBY TALCOTT (DIERSEN: Each and every Republican candidate on November 3, 2020 ballots in Illinois should expect that their Democrat opponent will shout the number of coronavirus infections and deaths in their political jurisdiction and blame those infections and deaths on them.) 
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/29/media-reacts-america-most-coronavirus-cases-world/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Some media pundits and politicians appeared to celebrate the U.S. reaching the most novel coronavirus cases in the world in an attempt to dunk on President Donald Trump. Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tried to call the media out for its “glee & delight in reporting that the U.S. has more CoronaVirus cases than China” on Sunday morning. Many members of the press attacked him for the allegation, despite some of their own co-workers being involved in celebrating the news as a way to attack Trump.)
— ‘As The President Fiddles, People Are Dying’: Pelosi Invokes Emperor Nero To Slam Trump On Coronavirus – VIRGINIA KRUTA (DIERSEN: Each and every Republican candidate on November 3, 2020 ballots in Illinois should expect that their Democrat opponent will shout the number of coronavirus infections and deaths in their political jurisdiction and blame those infections and deaths on them.)
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/29/pelosi-emperor-nero-slam-trump-coronavirus/

DAILY WIRE
— Biden’s Not Done Yet, Bests Trump In New Fox News Poll – Joseph Curl
https://www.dailywire.com/news/bidens-not-done-yet-bests-trump-in-new-fox-news-poll

TOWNHALL
— In Defense of Congressman Thomas Massie – John R. Lott, Jr.
https://townhall.com/columnists/johnrlottjr/2020/03/30/in-defense-of-congressman-thomas-massie-n2565946

EPOCH TIMES
— Federal Judge Frees Immigration Detainees on CCP Virus Fears – MATTHEW VADUM
https://www.theepochtimes.com/federal-judge-frees-immigration-detainees-on-ccp-virus-fears_3290365.html
— Nancy Pelosi and the Politics Pandemic – Roger L. Simon
https://www.theepochtimes.com/nancy-pelosi-and-the-politics-pandemic_3290474.html

THE HILL
— Coronavirus makes the campaign season treacherous for Joe Biden – DOUGLAS SCHOEN (DIERSEN: The Democrat Party’s top priority is to use coronavirus to defeat Trump on November 2, 2020 and defeat all the other Republican candidates on November 3, 2020. Anyone who does not acknowledge the aforesaid is a) a Democrat or Democrat plant, b) a Libertarian or Libertarian plant, c) a Green or Green plant, d) a RINO, e) hopelessly uninformed, f) hopelessly stupid, or g) hopelessly naive.) 
https://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/490064-coronavirus-makes-the-campaign-season-treacherous-for-joe-biden
— Trump clashes with reporter during coronavirus briefing: ‘Be nice’ – JOHN BOWDEN (DIERSEN: I have been the GOPUSA Illinois Editor since 2000. I should write a book about how nasty RINO politicians, their nasty operatives, and their nasty dupes have treated me since 2000.) 
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/490093-trump-gets-in-back-and-forth-with-reporter-during-coronavirus

HUFFINGTON POST
— Illinois Taking Charge Of COVID-19 Testing After Trump Administration’s ‘Profound Failing’ The missed opportunity of February testing triggered an “exponential” increase in the spread of coronavirus, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said. – Mary Papenfuss
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/jb-pritzker-tests-trump-administration-testing-failure_n_5e81350dc5b6cb9dc1a26edc

POLITICO
— Prepare to hunker down for one more month — at least – DAN DIAMOND and ADAM CANCRYN
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/politico-pulse/2020/03/30/prepare-to-hunker-down-for-one-more-month-at-least-786470

ABC NEWS
— Biden consolidates support, but trails badly in enthusiasm: Poll Strong enthusiasm for Biden among those who back him over Trump is just 24%. – Sofi Sinozich (DIERSEN: How enthusiastic for Trump are the following: a) the leaders of the Illinois Republican Party, b) the leaders of your Republican county/township/ward party organizations, c) your Republican Precinct Committeeman/Captain, d) the Republican elected officials in Illinois including those who run your county, township, municipality, and municipal district, e) conservative leaders in Illinois, and f) religious leaders in Illinois?) 
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/biden-consolidates-support-trails-badly-enthusiasm-poll/story?id=69812092

CNBC
— Italy’s death toll surpasses 10,000 as prime minister warns of rising ‘nationalist instincts’ – Silvia Amaro
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/30/italy-coronavirus-deaths-above-10000-conte-warns-against-anti-eu-sentiment.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats are using coronavirus to defeat Trump.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/29/opinion/coronavirus-pandemic-politics.html
— Coronavirus Taunts Evoke a Painful History for Asian-American Leaders – Matt Stevens (DIERSEN: My grandmother on my father’s side told me about discrimination against German-Americans during WWI. Her husband fought the Germans during WWI. All my ancestors immigrated from what is now Germany to northeast Illinois (Crete and Grant Park) during the 1840s and 1850s. My uncles on mother’s side fought the Germans during WWII. My father would have fought the Germans during WWII if he had not been 4-F. I should write a book about those who by their words and/or by their actions have made it clear that they are anti-German American. I would focus on my Democrat superiors in the federal government and those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on German-Americans who discriminate against German-Americans to curry favor with those who despise/hate German-Americans.) 
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/29/us/politics/coronavirus-asian-americans.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters blame Trump for coronavirus.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/30/opinion/coronavirus-economy-saez-zucman.html
— Trump’s Attack on GM Over Ventilators Quickly Turns to Praise – Reuters
https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/03/29/us/29reuters-health-coronavirus-trump-ventilators-gm.html

USA TODAY
— Trump’s approval rating is rising amid the coronavirus crisis. What could it mean for November? – Joey Garrison (DIERSEN: How enthusiastic for Trump are the following: a) the leaders of the Illinois Republican Party, b) the leaders of your Republican county/township/ward party organizations, c) your Republican Precinct Committeeman/Captain, d) the Republican elected officials in Illinois including those who run your county, township, municipality, and municipal district, e) conservative leaders in Illinois, and f) religious leaders in Illinois?)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2020/03/29/coronavirus-what-could-trumps-jump-approval-rating-mean-november/5078347002/

COLUMBUS DISPATCH
— Beware: Misinformation insidious amid coronavirus pandemic – Darrel Rowland (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is misinformation except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. I should write a book about my critics/opponents.) 
https://www.dispatch.com/news/20200329/capitol-insider–beware-misinformation-insidious-amid-coronavirus-pandemic

ABC 14 NEWS
— Coronavirus ‘A Disease Of Globalization’ – Brandon G. Jones (DIERSEN: I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes a) who promote globalization and b) who destroy those who do not promote globalization.) 
https://abc14news.com/2020/03/29/coronavirus-a-disease-of-globalization/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— U.S. Rebuffs Calls to Close Stock Market Closing stock market could trigger events harmful to investors, financial executives and academics say – Alexander Osipovich
https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-rebuffs-calls-to-close-stock-market-11585476000
— States Restrict Travelers from Coronavirus ‘Hot Zones’ Florida, Texas, Rhode Island take measures to force travelers to self-quarantine; police pull over drivers with out-of-state plates – Jennifer Calfas and Talal Ansari (DIERSEN: What do the Libertarians have to say about this? Needless-to-say, because Illinois is a “hot zone,” this will frustrate efforts to leave Illinois.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/states-restrict-travelers-from-coronavirus-hot-zones-11585518299
— Government Tracking How People Move Around in Coronavirus Pandemic Goal is to get location data in up to 500 U.S. cities to help plan response; privacy concerns call for ‘strong legal safeguards,’ activist says – Byron Tau (DIERSEN: What do the Libertarians have to say about this?)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/government-tracking-how-people-move-around-in-coronavirus-pandemic-11585393202
— MIT Researchers Launch Location-Tracking Effort for the New Coronavirus Users voluntarily enter data into an app and will be notified if they came into contact with anyone infected – Douglas Belkin and Kirsten Grind (DIERSEN: What do the Libertarians have to say about this?)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/mit-researchers-launch-location-tracking-effort-for-the-new-coronavirus-11585315674
— Coronavirus Pandemic Compels Historic Labor Shift Outbreak reshapes job market as some sectors shut down, others see demand surge – Ruth Bender and Matthew Dalton
https://www.wsj.com/articles/coronavirus-pandemic-compels-historic-labor-shift-11585474206
— America’s Make-or-Break Week The bills are now coming due for big companies and millions of laid-off workers. Decisions made in the next few days will shape how coronavirus impacts the economy. – Ruth Simon, Esther Fung, Suzanne Kapner and Heather Haddon (DIERSEN: Of course, Trump-haters want individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are adversely impacted by coronavirus to blame Trump for that.) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/americas-make-or-break-week-11585510109
— Doctors With Coronavirus Frightened by Their Own Symptoms Those who believe they contracted the virus at hospitals are now treating themselves – Janet Adamy
https://www.wsj.com/articles/doctors-with-coronavirus-frightened-by-their-own-symptoms-11585479600
— The Class of 2020 Was Headed Into a Hot Job Market. Then Coronavirus Hit. Internships evaporate, career fairs are canceled and some college seniors wonder if they should even bother looking for jobs – Kathryn Dill and Patrick Thomas (DIERSEN: What class were you in? I was in the class of 1970. What negatively impacted your job search? For me, it was my being draft bait. My father had died suddenly in October of 1969. Potential employers did not believe that my financial hardship draft deferment application to support my mother and brother in Crete would be approved. Further, potential employers were under tremendous pressure to hire minorities, females, and veterans. Consequently, I took the only job offer that got — retail sales manager for the Firestone Store in Chicago Heights. The job did not really require a college degree. Constructively, I was the store’s salesman. Advancement opportunities were limited and slow. The store’s manager did not approve of my demographics (draft avoider, German-American, and Protestant). He never would have hired me, but Firestone Stores headquarters forced him to take me.) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-class-of-2020-was-headed-into-a-hot-job-market-then-coronavirus-hit-11585486800
— Coronavirus Threatens to Overwhelm Cities’ Social Safety Net Jump in demand at food banks, soup kitchens; number of callers to crisis hotlines surges – Douglas Belkin and Kate King
https://www.wsj.com/articles/coronavirus-threatens-to-overwhelm-cities-social-safety-net-11585474200
— Dr. Fauci Was a Basketball Captain. Now He’s America’s Point Guard. His teammates in high school looked to Dr. Anthony Fauci for leadership. They’re still doing it more than 60 years later. – Ben Cohen (DIERSEN: When I was in high school, I was not viewed as being “college material.” Neither of my outstanding parents had attended college. My father was the first of his ancestors to earn a high school diploma. My mother never attended high school. I just barely made into the upper 20% of my class. My ACT score was only 24. I was 1-A for draft notwithstanding the fact that my eyesight could not be corrected to 20/20, I had partial red/green color blindness, and I had Osgood-Schlatter disease ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osgood%E2%80%93Schlatter_disease). I spent my junior and senior years in high school and the summer in between washing dishes in the basement of the S.S. Kresges in Chicago Heights. Of course, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always stressed the aforesaid.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/dr-fauci-was-a-basketball-captain-now-hes-americas-point-guard-11585479601
— March Jobs Report Unlikely to Show Full Impact of the Coronavirus Crisis The data, reflecting the first half of the month, won’t completely capture the sudden closure of businesses – Eric Morath and Paul Kiernan
https://www.wsj.com/articles/march-jobs-report-unlikely-to-show-full-impact-of-the-coronavirus-crisis-11585490400

FORBES
— Social Media Reveals Even COVID-19 Crisis Fails To Bridge Political Divide – John Scott Lewinski
https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnscottlewinski/2020/03/29/social-media-reveals-even-covid-19-crisis-fails-to-bridge-political-divide/#cfbf813158ce

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters are overjoyed that “Trump Ditches Hopes Of Quick Virus Bounce-back For U.S.”
https://www.ibtimes.com/trump-ditches-hopes-quick-virus-bounce-back-us-2949210

THE WIRE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “GOP and the Price of Science Denialism.”
https://science.thewire.in/health/us-coronavirus-trump-republicans/

ATLANTIC
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater asks “Where Is Trump’s Sense of Empathy?”
https://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2020/03/2020-time-capsule-10-projection/609022/
The Leaders Who Don’t Have Time for Trump’s Distractions
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Because the president isn’t helping, others try to fill the void.”
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/americas-fail-safe-systems-are-holdingfor-now/609016/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Spreading the Coronavirus to Own the Libs Across the country, social distancing is becoming a way to signal which side of the culture war you’re on. The consequences could be disastrous.”
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/03/social-distancing-culture/609019/

NEW YORK MAGAZINE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Trump Is Fighting a War Against Governors, Not the Coronavirus.”
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/03/trump-fights-a-war-against-governors-not-the-coronavirus.html

WASHINGTON MONTHLY
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: What do you say to RINO politicians who promote a) dependency on government, b) dependency on charity, c) LGBTQ activity, d) abortion, e) mass/illegal immigration, f) booze, gambling, pot, and other vices, g) abolition of the First and Second Amendments, h) patronage and political affiliation discrimination, i) reverse discrimination including Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion, j) age discrimination including up-or-out, and k) retaliation for opposing the aforesaid? I should write a book about such aforesaid RINO politicians. 
https://washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/april-may-june-2020/white-death/

SALON
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Donald Trumps needs a coronavirus scapegoat, and right now it’s China. Unable to accept responsibility, Trump has to find someone to blame for his failure to prepare for the pandemic.”
https://www.salon.com/2020/03/30/donald-trumps-needs-a-coronavirus-scapegoat-and-right-now-its-china_partner/

GUARDIAN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Rightwing figures pushing Trump’s ‘back-to-work’ policy despite pandemic” Trump-haters have used, are using, and will ever-increasingly use coronavirus to defeat Trump. 
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/29/trump-coronavirus-policy-rightwing-support-politicians
— Coronavirus upends U.S. election cycle as officials scramble to protect voters Primaries have been delayed and conventions are in question as calls for voting by mail raise concerns of their own – Joan E. Greve
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/30/us-election-coronavirus-primaries-voting-by-mail

DAILY MAIL
— Texas Congressman Dan Crenshaw blasts Hillary Clinton’s ‘America First’ dig at Trump amid the coronavirus crisis saying ‘Now is not the time’ – JAMES GORDON
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8166177/Texas-Congressman-Dan-Crenshaw-blasts-Hillary-Clinton-criticism-Trump-amid-coronavirus-crisis.html

PRENSA LATINA
— China will protect its press from oppression by the U.S. (DIERSEN: I should write a book about the times when members of the Democrat press protected me from oppression by RINO politicians, their RINO operatives, and their RINO dupes.)
https://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53942&SEO=china-will-protect-its-press-from-oppression-by-the-us

March 25 Morning Edition

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Primary not postponed, but no word when city election results will be final Of the 117,120 vote-by-mail applications sent out before last week’s primary, 60,812 have been returned as of Tuesday morning, according to figures from the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners. – Rachel Hinton (DIERSEN: When will the election results be final in your county? How many vote-by-mail applications were sent out in your county? How many were Democrat and how many were Republican? How many mail-in-ballots have been returned and how many are Democrat and how many are Republican? How many mail-in-ballots were rejected and how many of those were Democrat and how many were Republican and for what reasons were they rejected? How many mail-in-ballots have been entered into the system and how many of them are Democrat and how many are Republican?) 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/3/24/21192910/primary-postponed-mail-in-illinois-chicago-election-results
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Of those, 1,339 ballots were rejected for either being postmarked too late or for having an invalid or missing signature. Some may have chosen to vote in person instead of submitting a mail ballot, Allen said. “Our job is to make sure we count every legal ballot,” Allen said. Staff at the city’s electoral board got back to work Tuesday after a few days off and have resumed their four main post-election tasks: vote-by-mail ballot processing, a review of provisional ballots, a precinct canvass — which means a review of all documents and tapes from the various precinct voting locations — and a 5% retabulation of ballots. That process entails the Illinois State Board of Elections randomly selecting five ballot scanners used on Election Day or during early voting and running all ballots cast at those locations through the scanners again to verify that they were counted correctly, Allen said. But there’s no word yet on when last week’s primary results will be certified. “We also have to wait for any late arriving, but on-time postmarked, vote-by-mail ballots, so by law we cannot conclude anything by at least March 31 and also by law we’re allowed to wait at least 21 days after the Election Day to issue the proclamation,” Allen said. That would be April 7. Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough released unofficial results for suburban areas on Saturday. There are still some mail ballots that the county can receive so long as they arrive by March 31, James Scalzitti, a spokesman for the clerk, said in an email. Of the 60,000 mail ballots that were sent out by the clerk’s office, around 33,000 will have been tabulated by Wednesday morning, Scalzitti said. The county’s results are expected be certified in early April.)

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Mayor Lori Lightfoot warns against misinformation about so-called cures during COVID-19 pandemic: ‘Be careful. There’s no cure for coronavirus’ – Gregory Pratt (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is misinformation except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. My critics/opponents focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate. I should write a book about my critics/opponents and all the individuals, organizations, companies, governments, activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, political consultants, etc. that they have destroyed.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-chicago-lori-lightfoot-warning-no-cure-20200324-preh3fetj5db7aejsztjcehk7a-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters use coronavirus to get rid of individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, draft avoiders, German American, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-coronavirus-chicago-housing-groups-demand-units-filled-20200324-faaukkia3nednbsrh5d4tyhcqe-story.html
— Manager at Willowbrook nursing home with 46 coronavirus cases — including DuPage County’s first death — denies claim of supply, staffing shortages – JOHN KEILMAN, ROBERT MCCOPPIN and JOE MAHR
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-illinois-nursing-home-shortages-denied-20200324-3463e36rbff25mhgp4lfdn3cci-story.html
— A region-specific strategy could slow the coronavirus and protect the U.S. economy – CORY FRANKLIN AND ROBERT A. WEINSTEIN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-coronavirus-national-strategy-economy-20200324-wwlsj32z75flrpv2qxp5r26obm-story.html
— Too big to infect? Some U.S. leaders defy virus guidelines – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/sns-united-states-leaders-defy-coronavirus-guidelines-20200325-clsr6d2ujnatjeekysyonz5jge-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— DuPage may help groups provide hotel rooms for the homeless – Robert Sanchez (DIERSEN: Democrats have always steered homeless people to DuPage County and especially to Milton Township and especially to Wheaton.)
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200324/dupage-may-help-groups-provide-hotel-rooms-for-the-homeless

NBC5
— Trump Hopes to Relax Restrictions Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
https://www.nbcchicago.com/top-videos-home/trump-hopes-to-relax-restrictions-amid-coronavirus-outbreak/2244046/

WTTW
— Chinatown Grapples with Economic Fallout of the Coronavirus – Paris Schutz
https://news.wttw.com/2020/03/23/chinatown-grapples-economic-fallout-coronavirus

WBBM 780
— DuPage County Board Members Participate In Meeting Via Phone – BERNIE TAFOYA (DIERSEN: According to this article, “Members of the public were not allowed at the DuPage County board meeting so as not to increase the potential spread of COVID-19.” Those who want to abolish the Open Meetings Act in Illinois ( https://www.bettergov.org/news/a-guide-to-the-open-meetings-act-oma-in-illinois/ ) are overjoyed.)
https://wbbm780.radio.com/articles/dupage-county-board-members-participate-in-meeting-via-phone
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The DuPage County Board conducted its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday in Wheaton, and while all board members participated in the meeting, not all were physically in the board room. “There [are> 11 members present and seven participating on telephone,” said DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin following a roll call at the beginning of Tuesday morning’s meeting. Cronin started off the first meeting of the board since Governor J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order saying that the board “will continue to conduct the people’s business while adhering to public health and safety guidelines.” He noted that board members who were at the meeting in-person were at least six feet apart from each other. He said there were four staff members in attendance. Board member Liz Chaplin said the entire board should be on the phone, that it would have been the responsible thing to do. “Leaders have to lead by example, and if we’re going out to meetings when we have the opportunity to tele-conference, what kind of example are we setting?” she said. Board member Mary Ozog said she has risk factors and her son works at Costco and encounters lots of people every day. “We could all be carriers as the Surgeon General said yesterday. And, let’s face it, we all know there’s not enough tests. We can’t rule it out and we can’t find out if we may have had this virus at this point. And, this virus kills,” she said. Ozog said it was her civic duty to attend the meeting by phone. She’s hoping the next meeting on April 14 is entirely by phone. “We should be staying home and working to flatten the curve we’ve all been told about and try not to spread this virus any further,” she said. She points out that doing a meeting entirely by phone is doable. She cites Monday night’s Glen Ellyn board of trustees meeting. “The village of Glen Ellyn where I live had last night, I believe three staff members and the village president. No board members were present and they conducted their meeting through teleconference.” Members of the public were not allowed at the DuPage County board meeting so as not to increase the potential spread of COVID-19. Residents had been invited to make online any comments they would like read into the record during the public participation portion of the meeting. The five other DuPage County board members who participated by phone Tuesday included, Ashley Selmon, Sam Tornatore, Julie Renahan, Tim Elliott and Sadia Covert.)

WGN RADIO
— Trump hopes to lift social distancing guidelines by Easter
https://wgnradio.com/news/coronavirus-in-us-trump-hopes-to-lift-social-distancing-guidelines-by-easter/

KANE COUNTY CONNECTS
— County Board Chair Says We Must Prepare For 2 Months
https://kanecountyconnects.com/2020/03/covid-19-kane-county-county-chair-addresses-covid-19-at-special-meeting-idph-says-kane-cases-at-24-aurora-reports-1st-death/

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Council approves emergency powers / Langfelder plans to declare state of emergency Wednesday – Brenden Moore
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20200324/council-approves-emergency-powers–langfelder-plans-to-declare-state-of-emergency-wednesday
— COVID-19 death toll at 16; Pritzker says stay at home order may be extended – Doug Finke 
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20200324/covid-19-death-toll-at-16-pritzker-says-stay-at-home-order-may-be-extended

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR
— Peoria council passes ordinance to give mayor emergency powers – Andy Kravetz
https://www.pjstar.com/news/20200324/peoria-council-passes-ordinance-to-give-mayor-emergency-powers

DEKALB DAILY CHRONICLE
— ‘Imaginary clock’: Governors reject Trump’s virus timeline – PAUL J. WEBER and JONATHAN J. COOPER
https://www.daily-chronicle.com/2020/03/25/imaginary-clock-governors-reject-trumps-virus-timeline/ajxqvbo/

ST. LOUIS TODAY
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters crow about their success in promoting panic.
https://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/coronavirus/forget-politics-majority-of-republicans-democrats-now-agree-coronavirus-is/article_488a4a9c-d3db-5e68-82ee-4abbdfc2ccbd.html

SUBURBAN LIFE
— Celebrities seemingly have easy access to coronavirus testing, working class struggles and waits Patients weigh in on celebrities’ ease at getting tested – KATIE SMITH (DIERSEN: Who are the celebrities in your municipal district, in your municipality, in your township, in your county, and in Illinois? Do they want to get tested? Trump-haters use celebrities who have coronavirus to promote panic.)
https://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2020/03/24/celebrities-seemingly-have-easy-access-to-coronavirus-testing-working-class-struggles-and-waits/a20ba0r/

NPR ILLINOIS
— Facebook Group Unites Springfield Online During COVID-19 Isolation – MIKE SMITH
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/facebook-group-unites-springfield-online-during-covid-19-isolation#stream/0
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo promotes panic.
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/new-york-gov-andrew-cuomo-takes-spotlight-coronavirus-response#stream/0

WGLT
— Pekin City Council Extends Mayor’s Emergency Powers – TIM SHELLEY
https://www.wglt.org/post/pekin-city-council-extends-mayors-emergency-powers#stream/0

WGEM
— Illinois could need 38K more beds if virus isn’t contained – AP
https://wgem.com/2020/03/25/illinois-could-need-38k-more-beds-if-virus-isnt-contained/

CENTER SQUARE
— Illinois governor justifies stay-at-home order by showing estimated need for hospital beds, ventilators to exceed capacity – Greg Bishop 
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/illinois-governor-justifies-stay-at-home-order-by-showing-estimated/article_6234cc36-6e07-11ea-a21d-e7d0fc398af8.html
— Travel industry braces for loss of $355 billion, 4.6 million jobs – Kevin Bessler 
https://www.thecentersquare.com/national/travel-industry-braces-for-loss-of-billion-million-jobs/article_b5a4c972-6d4c-11ea-a333-fb08d3fe1d10.html

ILLINOIS NEWSROOM
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: According to Trump-haters, coronavirus “could be 10 times deadlier” than the flu.
https://illinoisnewsroom.org/fact-check-trump-compares-coronavirus-to-the-flu-but-it-could-be-10-times-deadlier/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— CHICAGO AREA MANUFACTURERS REFOCUS TO HELP WITH COVID-19 MEDICAL SUPPLY NEEDS
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/03/chicago-area-manufacturers-refocus-to-help-with-covid-19-medical-supply-needs.html

CAPITOL FAX
— House cancels next week’s scheduled session
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/25/house-cancels-next-weeks-scheduled-session/
— Feds remind states about unemployment gag order
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/25/feds-remind-states-about-unemployment-gag-order/

GOPUSA
— Bad Press: Pelosi Puts ‘Aside Some Of Our Concerns’ On The Leftist Wish List To ‘Get This Done’
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86578
— Comrade Britney Spears Calls For Americans To ‘Redistribute Wealth, Strike’ During Coronavirus
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86594

CANADA FREE PRESS
— Nancy Pelosi’s Death Wish For America – Judi McLeod
https://canadafreepress.com/article/nancy-pelosis-death-wish-for-america

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Majority of Americans give Trump thumbs-up for coronavirus response: Poll – Jennifer Harper 
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/24/majority-of-americans-give-trump-thumbs-up-for-cor/
— Trump’s assurance, stimulus hopes fuel Wall Street surge – Dave Boyer and Gabriella Muñoz
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/24/coronavirus-stimulus-hopes-donald-trumps-assurance/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Arizona man drinks poison and dies. Media blame Trump – Becket Adams (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters will use coronavirus to promote hatred of Trump.) 
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/arizona-man-drinks-poison-and-dies-media-blame-trump
— Trump and Cuomo coronavirus partnership blows up as New York outbreak heads for breaking point – Rob Crilly
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/trump-and-cuomo-coronavirus-partnership-blows-up-as-new-york-outbreak-heads-for-breaking-point

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— Poll: Trump More Trustworthy Than Media on Coronavirus – Andrew Stiles (DIERSEN: Who focuses on making others distrust you? I should write a book about those who focus on making others distrust me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton’s West District, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on past and present leaders of the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois Republican Party.) 
https://freebeacon.com/media/poll-trump-media-trust/
— Can States Close Their Borders? COVID-19 Gives Local Authorities Wide Power – Kevin Daley
https://freebeacon.com/courts/can-states-close-their-borders-covid-19-gives-local-authorities-wide-power/?utm_source=actengage&utm_campaign=FreedomMail&utm_medium=email
— Harvard, Boasting $40 Billion Endowment, Lays Off Dining Hall Workers Due to Coronavirus Country’s richest university cuts costs as pandemic sweeps country – Alana Goodman
https://freebeacon.com/latest-news/harvard-not-paying-all-workers-during-coronavirus-shutdown-despite-40-9b-endowment/
— Biden Denies Criticizing Trump on Coronavirus on Same Day His Campaign Blasted the President in an Email Campaign email Tuesday saying Trump must be held ‘accountable for his failures in handling this pandemic’ – David Rutz (DIERSEN: Who holds you accountable and for what? I should write a book about those who hold me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails accountable for their problems, your problems, my problems, and everyone’s problems. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton’s West District, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on past and present leaders of the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois Republican Party.) 
https://freebeacon.com/2020-election/biden-denies-criticizing-trump-on-coronavirus-on-same-day-his-campaign-blasted-the-president-in-an-email/
— Trump Approval Rating Returns to Highest Point of Presidency – Graham Piro (DIERSEN: Who focuses on driving your approval rating down? I should write a book about those who focus on driving my approval rating down in my neighborhood, in my precinct, in Wheaton’s West District, in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton’s West District, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on past and present leaders of the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois Republican Party.) 
https://freebeacon.com/politics/trump-approval-rating-returns-to-highest-point-of-presidency/

AMERICAN GREATNESS
— Trump’s Coronavirus Response Is Foiling His Enemies The president is already unlimbering the economic guns and starting to spike the dreams of those who hope that the economic consequences of the anti-coronavirus measures will lose the administration its reelection. – Conrad Black
https://www.amgreatness.com/2020/03/24/trumps-coronavirus-response-is-foiling-his-enemies/

DAILY SIGNAL
— The Truth About the Charge That Trump ‘Eliminated’ White House Pandemic Office Before Coronavirus – Fred Lucas
https://www.dailysignal.com/2020/03/24/the-truth-about-the-charge-that-trump-eliminated-white-house-pandemic-office-before-coronavirus/

DAILY CALLER
— Former Vice President Joe Biden Keeps Pushing Misinformation About The Coronavirus. Here Are 5 Examples – PETER HASSON (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is misinformation except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. My critics/opponents focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate. I should write a book about my critics/opponents and all the individuals, organizations, companies, governments, activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, political consultants, etc. that they have destroyed.)
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/24/joe-biden-donald-trump-coronavirus-covid19-misinformation-fact-check/

NATIONAL REVIEW
— Is Trump Hitting His Stride on Coronavirus? – CONRAD BLACK
https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/03/coronavirus-outbreak-president-trump-showing-true-leadership/

THE HILL
— White House, Senate reach deal on $2 trillion stimulus package – ALEXANDER BOLTON AND JORDAIN CARNEY
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/489382-senate-white-house-reach-deal-on-massive-stimulus-package
— Expanded testing shows signs of strain – NATHANIEL WEIXEL AND JESSIE HELLMANN
https://thehill.com/news-by-subject/healthcare/489357-expanded-testing-shows-signs-of-strain

POLITICO
— Republicans forging ahead with Charlotte convention The RNC has an advantage over Democrats: Its convention is scheduled for a month later, in late August. – ALEX ISENSTADT
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/25/republican-national-convention-charlotte-147029

HUFFINGTON POST
— Washington Post Rebukes Donald Trump’s ‘Reckless’ Coronavirus Plan “What if returning to normal reignites a virus explosion?” asked the newspaper’s board. – Lee Moran (DIERSEN: The Washington Post is consumed with hatred against Trump and is doing everything that it can to destroy Trump. What does that say about the Washington Post’s credibility?) 
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/washington-post-editorial-board-donald-trump-coronavirus-reckless_n_5e7b195bc5b620022ab39385

REUTERS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “U.S. could be next ‘virus epicenter’ as India locks down, global recession looms.”
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus/u-s-could-be-next-virus-epicenter-as-india-locks-down-global-recession-looms-idUSKBN21B1RJ

CNN
— In newspaper and TV interviews, experts beseech Trump to rethink Easter end to the coronavirus restrictions – BRIAN STELTER
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/24/media/coronavirus-donald-trump-easter-reliable-sources/index.html
— White House, Senate reach historic $2 trillion stimulus deal amid growing coronavirus fears
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/25/politics/stimulus-senate-action-coronavirus/index.html
— Trump says US could return to normal by Easter. Health officials and state leaders are gearing up for a longer fight – Christina Maxouris
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/25/health/coronavirus-state-actions-wednesday/index.html
— Prince Charles tests positive for novel coronavirus – Emma Reynolds and Max Foster (DIERSEN: Who are the celebrities in your municipal district, in your municipality, in your township, in your county, and in Illinois? Do they want to get tested? Trump-haters use celebrities who have coronavirus to promote panic.)
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/25/europe/prince-charles-coronavirus-gbr-intl/index.html

CNBC
— OUTSTANDING: Congress may let you skip this mandatory withdrawal from retirement accounts – Darla Mercado (DIERSEN: Mandatory withdrawals are taxable, Roth withdrawals are not.)
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/24/congress-may-let-you-skip-mandatory-withdrawals-from-ira-and-401ks.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters promote panic.
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/24/italian-coronavirus-cases-seen-10-times-higher-than-official-tally.html
— Trump, Pence held call on economy with investors including Paul Tudor Jones, Stephen Schwarzman – Kayla Tausche and Thomas Franck
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/24/trump-pence-held-call-on-economy-with-investors-including-paul-tudor-jones-stephen-schwarzman.html

MERCURY NEWS
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Denver’s stay-at-home order: Panic buying forces reversal on liquor and marijuana stores (DIERSEN: What percent of those in your neighborhood, in your precinct, in your municipal district, in your municipality, in your township, and in your county “live for” booze, gambling, pot, and other vices?)
https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/03/24/coronavirus-denver-issues-stay-at-home-order-panic-buying-forces-reversal-on-liquor-and-marijuana-stores/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Denver has a population of about 2.8 million. The order closes nonessential businesses and public places in Denver. Residents are required to shelter in their homes, leaving only when they must. Grocery shopping and doctor visits are examples of exemptions to the order. At first, liquor stores and recreational marijuana shops didn’t make the list of essential businesses. However the city reversed its original decree within hours after would-be shoppers formed lines wrapping around the block for both types of establishments. Now liquor and marijuana stores can remain open with measures in place to ensure 6-foot spacing between individuals.)

NEW YORK TIMES
— White House and Congress Reach $2 Trillion Stimulus Deal The legislation, which will send direct payments and jobless benefits to individuals, is the biggest economic stimulus package in modern American history. President Trump wants the U.S. “opened up” by Easter, as fleeing New Yorkers are urged to self-quarantine.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/25/world/coronavirus-news-maps.html
— As Fleeing New Yorkers Are Told to Quarantine, Trump Says U.S. Should Reopen ‘by Easter’ Stocks surged on the promise of a bailout as companies and workers tried to navigate the crisis.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/24/world/coronavirus-news-live-updates.html
— Texas Tries to Balance Local Control With the Threat of a Pandemic
Texas is the largest state that has not issued a statewide stay-at-home order. With many regions untouched by the coronavirus, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants the economy moving again. – Manny Fernandez and David Montgomery
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/24/us/coronavirus-texas-patrick-abbott.html
— Trump Wants U.S. ‘Opened Up’ by Easter, Despite Health Officials’ Warnings “You can’t just come in and say let’s close up the United States of America,” the president said, insisting again that he did not view the coronavirus as any more dangerous than the flu. – Annie Karni and Donald G. McNeil Jr.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/24/us/politics/trump-coronavirus-easter.html
— Facebook Is ‘Just Trying to Keep the Lights On’ as Traffic Soars in Pandemic The social network is straining to deal with skyrocketing usage as its 45,000 employees work from home for the first time. – Mike Isaac and Sheera Frenkel
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/24/technology/virus-facebook-usage-traffic.html
— The Evening News Is Back The network newscasts had lost relevance, thanks to cable and digital media. Now, the coronavirus has put tens of millions of viewers back in the 6:30 p.m. habit. – John Koblin
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/24/business/media/coronavirus-evening-news.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Coronavirus Is Advancing. All Americans Need to Shelter in Place. The worst of the pandemic is yet to come. Listen to the medical experts. It’s time for a national lockdown.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/24/opinion/coronavirus-trump-lockdown.html
— Red vs. Blue on Coronavirus Concern: The Gap Is Still Big but Closing – Emily Badger and Kevin Quealy
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/03/21/upshot/coronavirus-public-opinion.html

WASHINGTON POST
— Senate, White House reach $2 trillion stimulus deal to blunt coronavirus fallout Both chambers of Congress will aim to pass the mammoth legislation swiftly.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2020/03/24/trump-coronavirus-congress-economic-stimulus/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— U.S. Workers, Businesses Lack Funds to Tide Them Over Until Help Comes In a matter of a few weeks, many employees and small business alike will be plain out of money – Justin Lahart
https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-workers-businesses-lack-funds-to-tide-them-over-until-help-comes-11585051200
— Is the Coronavirus as Deadly as They Say? Current estimates about the Covid-19 fatality rate may be too high by orders of magnitude. – Eran Bendavid and Jay Bhattacharya
https://www.wsj.com/articles/is-the-coronavirus-as-deadly-as-they-say-11585088464
— Governments Prepare for the Long Haul in Battle Against Coronavirus Authorities will grapple with when to loosen the grip—and how much economic pain countries will endure – Feliz Solomon, Betsy McKay and Jon Emont
https://www.wsj.com/articles/governments-prepare-for-the-long-haul-in-battle-against-coronavirus-11585128601
— As Coronavirus Panic Spreads, Living Underground Doesn’t Seem So Strange These survivalists bought elaborate bunkers built to withstand a nuclear blast. Now, they’re using the subterranean shelters as pandemic panic escalates – R.T. Watson
https://www.wsj.com/articles/as-coronavirus-spreads-underground-bunkers-dont-seem-so-excessive-now-11585073484
— Minorities Bear the Lockdown’s Economic Brunt They disproportionately work in industries, and for employers, that have been ordered closed. – Jason L. Riley
https://www.wsj.com/articles/minorities-bear-the-lockdowns-economic-brunt-11585088524

FORBES
— Panic At The Gun Shop: Coronavirus Fears Cause A Run On Ammo And Firearms – Halah Touryalai (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters make it clear that they are going to get rid of Trump-supporters once and for all.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/halahtouryalai/2020/03/24/panic-at-the-gun-shop-coronavirus-fears-cause-a-run-on-ammo-and-firearms/#62648b09782e

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS NEWS
— COVID-19 Warning: Being Overweight Or Obese Ups Your Risk Of Dying From Coronavirus – Divya Ramaswamy
https://www.ibtimes.com/covid-19-warning-being-overweight-or-obese-ups-your-risk-dying-coronavirus-2945433

MIAMI HERALD
— Panic attack symptoms? Google searches for health info double as coronavirus rages – MADDIE CAPRON
https://www.miamiherald.com/news/coronavirus/article241483511.html

FOX PHOENIX
— Texas lieutenant governor says failing economy worse than the coronavirus – Brandon Todd
https://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/texas-lieutenant-governor-says-failing-economy-worse-than-the-coronavirus

PRESS PUBLICATIONS
— Disinformation: Accurate news critical on coronavirus (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is disinformation except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless. My critics/opponents focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate. I should write book about my critics/opponents and all the individuals, organizations, companies, governments, activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, political consultants, etc. that they have destroyed.)
https://www.presspubs.com/white_bear/opinion/disinformation-accurate-news-critical-on-coronavirus/article_64fd2142-6e26-11ea-9588-fb65ff34b152.html

WIGAN TODAY
— These are the conditions that put you at a high risk of catching coronavirus – Sarah Wilson (DIERSEN: What increases your risk of catching coronavirus? I am 71, I have not-in-control type 2 diabetes, and I am obese. Further, my spending 10+ hours each and every day putting GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together and sending them out a) puts under a tremendous amount of stress and b) severly limits time that I might spend exercising.)
https://www.wigantoday.net/read-this/these-are-conditions-put-you-high-risk-catching-coronavirus-2456700
(FROM THE ARTICLE: However, evidence suggests that those with weakened immune systems, as with any virus, are more susceptible to becoming infected by coronavirus. This includes those undergoing cancer treatment, those who are being treated for autoimmune diseases like lupus, Multiple Sclerosis or inflammatory bowel diseases, those with HIV and those having an organ or bone-marrow transplant. What underlying conditions put people at the highest risk of severe infection? A report from the World Heath Organization which studied cases in China said that the underlying conditions which put people at the highest risk of severe disease are hypertension (high blood pressure), diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease (such as lung disease or asthma) and cancer. . .What other conditions or factors make severe infection more likely? Age is one of the biggest risk factors when it comes to severity of infection, with the highest mortality rates in patients over the age of 80. It has also been suggested that those who smoke or vape may be more susceptible to catching coronavirus and more likely to contract a severe infection. Those with eating disorders or any other condition which causes them to lose a large amount of weight may also be more susceptible to catching coronavirus given the condition can cause low-white blood cell counts which weakens the immune system.)

NEWSWEEK
— DONALD TRUMP SEES BEST APPROVAL RATING FOR THREE YEARS AMID CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – SHANE CROUCHER (DIERSEN: Who focuses on driving your approval rating down? I should write a book about those who focus on driving my approval rating down in my neighborhood, in my precinct, in Wheaton’s West District, in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton’s West District, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on past and present leaders of the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Illinois Republican Party.)
https://www.newsweek.com/trump-approval-rating-coronavirus-pandemic-response-1494118

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
— What the Coronavirus Means for Your Retirement Finances Here’s how the COVID-19 pandemic could change your retirement income and expenses. – Emily Brandon (DIERSEN: If you had a large Roth CD maturing on April 1, 2020, how would you invest it?) 
https://money.usnews.com/money/retirement/401ks/articles/what-the-coronavirus-means-for-your-retirement-finances
(FROM THE ARTICLE: THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF the coronavirus may fall especially hard on retirees who are living on a fixed income. Retirement accounts have lost value, and savings accounts are likely to generate even less interest than they did in the recent past. However, the Social Security and Medicare programs have recently been tweaked in an effort to support retirees. Here is how the coronavirus pandemic could financially impact retirees: Social Security offices are closed. Medicare will now pay for telehealth services. Retirement accounts have lost value. Savings accounts will pay lower interest rates. Recreation spending has dropped. The urge to panic is strong, but stay rational. . .Retirement Accounts Have Lost Value Watching your retirement account balance plummet is especially horrifying for those who are already retired. “Minimizing and/or delaying withdrawals from retirement accounts while we are in the midst of the crisis allows your accounts time to recover,” says Adrienne Ross, a certified financial planner for Clear Insight Financial Planning in Spokane, Washington. “It allows you to delay or avoid selling assets when they are down in value.” Think about ways to delay purchases and reduce spending to give your investments time to recover in value before you lock in the loss by selling your assets. If you have other options, consider tapping into a savings account or emergency fund rather than taking a withdrawal from a depleted retirement or investment account. “Hopefully you’ve got an emergency fund that allows you to keep the money invested,” says Marie Thomasson, a certified financial planner and owner of Modern Assets in Culver City, California. “If you need to withdraw money for required minimum distributions or living expenses, take out only the minimum necessary.” Savings Accounts Will Pay Lower Interest Rates The Federal Reserve’s interest rate cut is likely to lead to lower interest rates on savings accounts. However, you can still look for a savings account that has a better interest rate than you are earning on your current savings. “Online savings accounts are a fantastic alternative to the traditional savings account, and are still FDIC-insured,” Thomasson says. “They offer a much higher interest rate overall and I recommend them to all my clients.” If you won’t need your savings in the near future, you can also park your money in a certificate of deposit. “CDs are a good option if you are comfortable locking in that money for a certain amount of time,” Thomasson says. “Make sure you have enough cash or other income through Social Security or your pension that you won’t need to tap the CD early.”)

ATLANTIC
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters promote panic.
https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2020/03/what-really-doomed-americas-coronavirus-response/608596/

AXIOS
— Investors remain wary despite Dow’s historic single-day gain – Dion Rabouin (DIERSEN: If you had a large Roth CD maturing on April 1, 2020, how would you invest it?) 
https://www.axios.com/stock-market-rebound-coronavirus-dow-jones-gain-1c954a3f-3054-4b1f-975a-2abf3c48b650.html

PROPUBLICA
— Even After Trump Declared a National Emergency, Some Talk Radio Hosts Weren’t Convinced In the last two weeks, several of the most-listened-to conservative hosts were telling millions of listeners that they should ignore the “hype” and that the coronavirus is no worse than the seasonal flu. – Jack Gillum and Derek Willis (DIERSEN: Of course, Trump-haters want to suspend First Amendment rights and shut down these “conservative hosts” that refuse to promote panic. Of course, Pritzker, and the rest my critics/opponents in Illinois, want to suspend First Amendment rights in Illinois and shut down news outlets in Illinois like GOPUSA ILLINOIS that refuse to promote panic.) 
https://www.propublica.org/article/even-after-trump-declared-a-national-emergency-some-talk-radio-hosts-werent-convinced

REASON
— Impeachment Based on Improper Motives – JOSH BLACKMAN (DIERSEN: What do you say to my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who do not want me to hint, imply, argue, or shout that any individual, organization, company, government, or country has any kind of improper motive or bad judgment?) 
https://reason.com/2019/12/08/impeachment-based-on-improper-motives/

FORD AUTHORITY
— Ford North America Plants Won’t Resume Production March 30th After All – Shane McGlaun
https://fordauthority.com/2020/03/ford-north-america-plants-wont-resume-production-march-30th-after-all/
— Fitch Ratings Downgrades Ford To Lowest Investment Grade – Shane McGlaun
https://fordauthority.com/2020/03/fitch-ratings-downgrades-ford-to-lowest-investment-grade/

GM AUTHORITY
— New York Auto Show Postponed, Convention Center Turned Into Hospital – JONATHAN LOPEZ
https://gmauthority.com/blog/2020/03/new-york-auto-show-postponed-convention-center-turned-into-hospital/
— How Long Will General Motors Plants Remain Shut Down? – SAM MCEACHERN
https://gmauthority.com/blog/2020/03/how-long-will-general-motors-plants-remain-shut-down/

DAILY MAIL
— Britney Spears calls for redistribution of wealth and a ‘strike’ as she tries to inspire fans amid the COVID-19 crisis – KELBY VERA
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-8149109/Britney-Spears-calls-redistribution-wealth-strike-message-fans.html

March 23 Morning Edition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

March 19 Morning Edition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PJ MEDIA
— SPLC ‘Hate’ Report Takes Aim at Donald Trump Ahead of 2020 Election – TYLER O’NEIL (DIERSEN: SPLC is a hate group that promotes hatred against individuals, against organizations, against companies, against governments, and against countries that are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://pjmedia.com/election/splc-hate-report-takes-aim-at-donald-trump-ahead-of-2020-election/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

March 18 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Coronavirus Illinois Update: COVID-19 cases rise to 288, including 42 at Willowbrook nursing home – Jessica D’Onofrio
https://abc7chicago.com/health/illinois-covid-19-cases-rise-to-288-including-1-death/6023928/
— Oak Park residents ordered to shelter in place for 2 weeks amid COVID-19 outbreak
https://abc7chicago.com/health/oak-park-residents-ordered-to-shelter-in-place-amid-covid-19-outbreak/6025952/
— Markets plunge again, Dow closes down more than 1,300 points – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/finance/markets-plunge-again-dow-closes-down-more-than-1300-points/6024393/
— President Trump signs coronavirus aid package with paid sick leave – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/health/trump-signs-coronavirus-aid-package-with-paid-sick-leave-/6024211/

NBC5
— Nearly 400 Flights Canceled at Midway as Air Traffic Control Tower Remains Closed The tower was closed after three technicians tested positive for coronavirus
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/nearly-400-flights-canceled-at-midway-as-air-traffic-control-tower-remains-closed/2239962/
— Delta Grounding Half Its Fleet, 10,000 Taking Unpaid Leave The White House is supporting $50 billion in loan help to airlines, but so far it’s not going along with an industry request for cash grants – David Koenig
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/national-international/delta-grounding-half-fleet-employees-unpaid-leave/2239953/
— Coronavirus Layoffs Spark Surge in State Jobless Claims The U.N.’s International Labor Organization estimates that fallout from the coronavirus outbreak could lead to nearly 25 million job losses worldwide and drain up to $3.4 trillion worth of income by the end of this year – David A. Lieb
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/coronavirus/coronavirus-layoffs-spark-surge-state-unemployment-claims/2239762/

CBS2
— Chicago Voter Turnout Down From The 2018 Primary Election
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/03/18/chicago-voter-turnout-down-from-the-2018-primary-election/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— President Trump signs coronavirus relief package, as Congress eyes larger economic stimulus – Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller and Andrew Taylor
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/president-trump-signs-coronavirus-relief-package-as-congress-eyes-larger-economic-stimulus

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Officials report 46 people from DuPage nursing home have tested positive for coronavirus as Illinois cases spike to 288 – ALICE FABBRE, ROBERT MCCOPPIN, JAMIE MUNKS, DAN PETRELLA, STACY ST. CLAIR, ELYSSA CHERNEY, GREGORY PRATT and MORGAN GREENE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-illinois-20200319-eg25ma4anjgyvfzr22nedcdobm-story.html
— Gun stores place limits on ammo, extend business hours as demand spikes on coronavirus concerns – Abdel Jimenez
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-gun-purchases-ammo-20200318-emc53brliragvofwa4ydowij3a-story.html
— ‘Very real possibility’ that Illinois school shutdown will be extended as coronavirus cases nearly double overnight – Hannah Leone
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-illinois-schools-closed-how-long-20200318-jrpng7mx55aibanox7zypguow4-story.html
— How Illinois hospitals are preparing for a flood of COVID-19 patients – LISA SCHENCKER and DAVID HEINZMANN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-covid-hospitals-illinois-chicago-20200318-n5vnqva3sng2jnxzgmmljkyybm-story.html
— It’s up to all of us: How Chicagoans can avoid a shelter-in-place edict – Editorial
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-editorial-coronavirus-shelter-in-place-chicago-20200318-lirtbcns2zdfxbqehhx4fhqqy4-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Suburban voters give thumbs up to recreational weed sales in their hometowns – Tom Schuba 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/cannabis/2020/3/18/21185654/recreational-weed-illinois-naperville-cicero-rosemont-vote-referendum
— Illinois coronavirus case tally jumps to 288: You could be next, governor says The state reported 128 new cases Wednesday, the biggest increase in patients since the outbreak began. – Mitchell Armentrout
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/18/21185717/illinois-coronavirus-cases-288-march-18
— Election Night also served as test of Pritzker’s and Lightfoot’s political might Chicago’s mayor played an active role in five legislative races, and won four. The Democratic governor saw wins in all seven races he supported. – Tina Sfondeles
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/3/18/21185972/election-night-2020-primary-pritzker-lightfoot-foxx-delgado-croke

DAILY HERALD
— DuPage clerk ‘very pleased’ with how the election went – Robert Sanchez
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200318/dupage-clerk-very-pleased-with-how-the-election-went
— Ives coasts to easy win for chance to face Casten in 6th District – Marie Wilson
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200317/ives-coasts-to-easy-win-for-chance-to-face-casten-in-6th-district
— Ward defeats Goncher in state Senate 25 GOP primary – Lauren Rohr
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200317/ward-defeats-goncher-in-state-senate-25-gop-primary
— Camerer secures GOP nod in 45th Illinois House District – Katlyn Smith
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200317/camerer-secures-gop-nod-in-45th-illinois-house-district
— Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, Gurnee Mills among malls closing tonight – Rob Susnjara
https://www.dailyherald.com/business/20200318/woodfield-mall-in-schaumburg-gurnee-mills-among-malls-closing-tonight
— Curran knows he’s an underdog against Durbin — but voters “like the underdog” – Russell Lissau
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200318/curran-knows-hes-an-underdog-against-durbin-x2014-but-voters-x201clike-the-underdogx201d-
— Cancellations continue at Midway; no word on tower reopening – Marni Pyke
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200318/cancellations-continue-at-midway-no-word-on-tower-reopening

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Big automakers shutter factories That includes Ford’s massive Torrence Avenue assembly campus. – MICHAEL MARTINEZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/manufacturing/big-automakers-shutter-factories
— State unemployment claims skyrocket With service workers’ jobs hit hard by the effort to stop the spread of coronavirus, 41,000 Illinoisans file for jobless benefits in just two days. – GREG HINZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/state-unemployment-claims-skyrocket
— Abbott ramps up production of new COVID-19 test The North Chicago medical device maker is in the process of shipping 150,000 tests to U.S. customers, with plans to deploy 1 million tests per week. – STEPHANIE GOLDBERG 
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/health-care/abbott-ramps-production-new-covid-19-test
— Hospitality downturn threatens nearly 70,000 low-income Chicagoans A complete statewide ban of in-person dining at Illinois’ restaurants and bars along with plummeting hotel occupancies threaten thousands of Chicagoans who live near the poverty line. – DALTON BARKER
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/restaurants/hospitality-downturn-threatens-nearly-70000-low-income-chicagoans
— Park Hyatt Chicago, Peninsula hotels close amid COVID fears The luxury properties could be the first of many hotels to close their doors as the pandemic wreaks havoc on the hospitality sector. – DANNY ECKER 
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/commercial-real-estate/park-hyatt-chicago-peninsula-hotels-close-amid-covid-fears

WTTW
— Sean Casten on Confronting COVID-19 and His Conservative Challenger – Nick Blumberg 
https://news.wttw.com/2020/03/18/sean-casten-confronting-covid-19-and-his-conservative-challenger

NPR ILLINOIS
— Turnout Down As Coronavirus Stalks Illinois Primary – BRIAN MACKEY 
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/turnout-down-coronavirus-stalks-illinois-primary#stream/0
— Coronavirus Crisis: Still Dividing Americans More Than Uniting Them? – RON ELVING 
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/coronavirus-crisis-still-dividing-americans-more-uniting-them#stream/0
(FROM THE ARTICLE: “The mainstream media is desperate to turn the coronavirus scare into President Donald Trump’s Hurricane Katrina,” wrote Guillette. “It means they’re motivated to overhype this story.” President George W. Bush’s response to the 2005 storm has been widely criticized. . .But what Trump faces today is a far more generalized sense that the government has been slow to respond even in the face of an obvious danger. Indeed, the NPR/PBS/Marist poll found more Americans disapprove of the president’s handling of the pandemic than approve by a 49%-44% margin.)

KENDALL COUNTY NOW
— Prochaska wins Republican seat for Kendall County Circuit Clerk – KATIE FINLON
https://www.kendallcountynow.com/2020/03/17/prochaska-wins-republican-seat-for-kendall-county-circuit-clerk/ar4ngyx/

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— Illinois Emergency Management Act – Political activities prohibited – KIRK ALLEN
https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2020/03/illinois-emergency-management-act-political-activities-prohibited/
— Executive Order overreach – We nailed it! – KIRK ALLEN
https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2020/03/executive-order-overreach-we-nailed-it/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— FORMER REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN JOE WALSH PULLS DEMOCRAT BALLOT FOR BIDEN
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/03/former-republican-congressman-pulls-democrat-ballot-for-biden.html
— DI LEO: ARE WE RETREATING FROM THE US CONSTITUTION AT BREAKNECK SPEED?
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/03/retreating-at-breakneck-speed.html

CAPITOL FAX
— Pritzker: “These numbers will get much worse in Illinois before they will get better”
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/18/pritzker-these-numbers-will-get-much-worse-in-illinois-before-they-will-get-better/
— Here are the details of Oak Park’s “shelter in place” order
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/18/here-are-the-details-of-oak-parks-shelter-in-place-order/
— 41,000 unemployment insurance claims filed in Illinois over past two days
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/18/41000-unemployment-insurance-claims-filed-in-illinois-over-past-two-days/
— House cancels session next week, extends committee deadline, will caucus by phone
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/18/house-cancels-session-next-week-extends-committee-deadline-will-caucus-by-phone/
— Congressional roundup
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/18/congressional-roundup-17/

GOPUSA
— Media Bash Trump, Praise China Over Coronavirus
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86294
— America, Coronavirus And The Coming Soldiers In The Streets
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86258
— U.S. Reliance On Chinese Drugmakers Sparks Concern
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86279

BREITBART
— Dark Money Progressive Groups Spending Millions to Politicize Coronavirus, Spread Fear – HANNAH BLEAU
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/18/dark-money-progressive-groups-spending-millions-to-politicize-coronavirus-spread-fear/

CNS NEWS
— Crisis Socialism: No Bailouts for Open Borders Globalists! – Michelle Malkin
https://cnsnews.com/commentary/michelle-malkin/michelle-malkin-crisis-socialism-no-bailouts-open-borders-globalists

DAILY CALLER
— Gun Sales Soar
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/18/gun-sales-soar/
— Immigration Offices Closed To The Public, Interviews Canceled Amid Coronavirus Pandemic – JASON HOPKINS
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/18/uscis-cancels-interviews-ceremonies-coronavirus/
— CPAC Coronavirus Coverage Exposes Media Bias – CHARLIE KIRK
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/18/kirk-cpac-coronavirus-coverage-exposes-media-bias/
— Trump Administration Suspends Refugee Program During Coronavirus Outbreak – JASON HOPKINS
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/18/us-suspends-refugee-admissions-coronavirus/

NEWSMAX
— Not Just Pro-Choicers But Hard Left Beat Dem Rep. Lipinski – John Gizzi (DIERSEN: Which groups are coalesced against you? The following groups are coalesced against me: anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-pension recipients, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.newsmax.com/john-gizzi/marie-newman-dan-lipinski-illinois-democrat/2020/03/18/id/958922/

TOWNHALL
— Despite Being the Presumptive Nominee, Biden Keeps Sliding Left – Guy Benson
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2020/03/18/analysis-despite-being-the-presumptive-nominee-biden-keeps-sliding-left-n2565032
— White House Briefing Room Filled with Partisan Questions – Reagan McCarthy
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/reaganmccarthy/2020/03/18/potus-wrecks-china-for-expelling-journos-n2565223

FEDERALIST
— Amid National Emergency, Federal Agencies Lecture Americans About Wuhan Virus ‘Stigma’ Chasing the phantom of ‘coronavirus stigma’ is nothing more than tiresome virtue-signaling. It’s also a wasteful diversion of our tax dollars. – Laura Baxter
https://thefederalist.com/2020/03/18/amid-national-emergency-federal-agencies-lecture-americans-about-wuhan-virus-stigma/

PJ MEDIA
— China Did This, and Saying So Isn’t Racist – JIM TREACHER 
https://pjmedia.com/trending/china-did-this-and-saying-so-isnt-racist/

NEWS BUSTERS
— Reporters Scoff at Trump’s Credibility, Leadership During Virus Presser – Kristine Marsh
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/kristine-marsh/2020/03/18/reporters-scoff-trumps-credibility-leadership-during-virus

HERITAGE FOUNDATION
— The Tyranny of the Marginalized – Arthur Milikh (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, the more of the following that you are, the more that Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs want to marginalize you: Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.heritage.org/progressivism/commentary/the-tyranny-the-marginalized

THE HILL
— Trump invokes Defense Production Act as coronavirus response – JESSIE HELLMANN
https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/488226-trump-invokes-defense-production-act-as-coronavirus-response

POLITICO
— The GOP embraces massive stimulus spending – MELANIE ZANONA
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/huddle/2020/03/18/the-gop-embraces-massive-stimulus-spending-488618

NEW YORK TIMES
— Coronavirus Outrage Spurs China’s Internet Police to Action Online enforcers are dragging in hundreds for questioning as an assault on online speech continues. They are a sign of how Beijing has given censors a more punitive role. – Paul Mozur
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/16/business/china-coronavirus-internet-police.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters promote pandemic panic.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/opinion/war-crononavirus-trump-production.html

— Layoffs Are Just Starting, and the Forecasts Are Bleak Shutdowns in the U.S. retail and hospitality businesses may be an early sign of the job losses that the coronavirus outbreak will inflict on the economy. – Ben Casselman, Sapna Maheshwari and David Yaffe-Bellany
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/business/economy/coronavirus-layoffs.html

— The Workers Who Face the Greatest Coronavirus Risk – Lazaro Gamio
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/03/15/business/economy/coronavirus-worker-risk.html

WASHINGTON POST
— Trump’s $1 trillion stimulus is a gamble for reelection — and a sea change for Republicans once opposed to bailouts – Robert Costa and 
Philip Rucker
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-coronavirus-economic-stimulus-reelection-bailout/2020/03/18/280a1a12-6947-11ea-9923-57073adce27c_story.html
— White House coronavirus plan aims to send $2,000 to many Americans, includes $300 billion for small businesses Talks remain fluid, but discussions with Congress are intensifying as virus fallout worsens – Erica Werner and Jeff Stein 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/03/18/trump-coronavirus-economic-plan/
— Trump’s coronavirus plan includes industry bailouts that Republicans once opposed Airlines, hotels, cruise companies and others are pleading for government help, but the White House hasn’t said where it might draw the line – 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/03/18/trump-coronavirus-plan-bailouts/
— ICE to stop most immigration enforcement inside United States, will focus on criminals during coronavirus outbreak – Maria Sacchetti and 
Arelis R. Hernández
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/ice-halting-most-immigration-enforcement/2020/03/18/d0516228-696c-11ea-abef-020f086a3fab_story.html

USA TODAY
— We need the American people’s help to fight coronavirus now – Mike Pence
https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2020/03/18/coronavirus-mike-pence-how-to-fight-covid-19-2-weeks-column/5070209002/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Facebook Gives Employees Extra $1,000 and Good Reviews Amid Coronavirus The social-media giant also plans to provide $100 million in cash and advertising credits to small businesses – Deepa Seetharaman
https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-gives-employees-extra-1-000-and-good-reviews-amid-coronavirus-11584464623

NEW REPUBLIC
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Don’t Let Trump Off the Hook for the Coronavirus Crisis.”
https://newrepublic.com/article/156961/dont-let-trump-off-hook-coronavirus-crisis

RASMUSSEN REPORTS
— 26% See Panicked Overreaction
https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/disease/americans_favor_travel_ban_school_closures_but_26_see_panicked_overreaction

March 17 Morning Edition

ABC7
— Coronavirus update: Chicago area doctors, nurses concerned by COVID-19 crisis response – Chuck Goudie, Barb Markoff, Christine Tressel and Ross Weidner (DIERSEN: If you disapprove of anything that Trump does or does not do, Trump-haters will promote your disapproval.)
https://abc7chicago.com/6019513/
— Haunting videos show how coronavirus is turning tourist attractions into ghost towns
https://abc7chicago.com/society/videos-show-how-coronavirus-is-leaving-ghost-towns-in-its-path/6018672/?cmp=emc-wls-news-headlines-3/17/2020

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— The Illinois coronavirus quandary: Will primary voters turn out when everything else is closed? “I want everybody to know that the Chicago voting system is safe,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said on a Biden conference call with Illinois reporters. – Lynn Sweet
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2020/3/16/21182679/illinois-coronavirus-crisis-will-voters-turn-out-when-everything-else-closed
— DuPage County issues disaster proclamation in wake of coronavirus pandemic DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin issued the disaster proclamation Sunday, putting in place an emergency plan and allowing additional funding to combat the pandemic.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/16/21181447/dupage-county-disaster-proclamation-coronavirus-covid-19-state-emergency
— Chief judge’s order nearly brings Chicago’s federal court to a halt Arraignments may occur by video; emergency judges will handle criminal cases that can’t wait – Jon Seidel 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/2020/3/16/21182501/chief-judges-order-nearly-brings-chicagos-federal-court-to-a-halt#new_tab
— Lightfoot hints CPS closure could last longer than 2 weeks, says families might not be told if someone from their school has coronavirus
“This is an incredibly fluid situation,” Lightfoot said. “ … I don’t want to get ahead of myself and predict what may be happening in April.” – Nader Issa and Fran Spielman
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/3/16/21182523/coronavirus-cps-public-schools-lori-lightfoot#new_tab
— Chicago hotels cutting staff, considering closure Coronavirus cancellations have caused occupancy rates to plummet, an industry leader says. – David Roeder
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/16/21182673/chicago-hotels-cutting-staff-considering-closure#new_tab

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Cash is what Americans need now to make it through this coronavirus crisis – EBONY SCOTT AND AMEYA PAWAR (DIERSEN: How has the coronavirus pandemic impacted you? So far, the coronavirus pandemic has impacted my wife and I less a) because I have a Civil Service Retirement System pension, b) because my wife has Social Security, c) because we have health, dental, and vision insurance subsidized by the federal government, d) because we have no debts, e) because we have no children or pets to support, f) because we have retirement savings, g) because stock market losses do not drag down the value of our retirement savings that much, and h) we have no interest in traveling, watching sports, or drinking booze. I eat virtually all my meals in front a desktop computer monitor while I am putting GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-coronavirus-economy-stimulus-cash-20200316-pdmh5upf5jc5zafvrlq3y5e53u-story.html
— First the teachers strike, now the coronavirus: CPS shuts down for 2nd time this school year as fall walkout now looks like ‘dry run’ for new disruption – HANNAH LEONE, JESSICA VILLAGOMEZ, GREGORY PRATT and STACY ST. CLAIR
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-chicago-public-schools-closing-cps-illinois-20200317-u4ky62uolnertlnpdsv25at6wy-story.html#new_tab

DAILY HERALD
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH BIG COLOR PICTURE: In the COVID-19 world: Advice from a Buffalo Grove couple who have worked at home for years – Lauren Rohr (DIERSEN: Since 2000, I have worked at home putting GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together and sending them out.)
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200317/in-the-covid-19-world-advice-from-a-buffalo-grove-couple-who-have-worked-at-home-for-years#new_tab

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Pot pushers use coronavirus to push pot.
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/marijuanacannabis/illinois-temporarily-allows-curbside-weed-sales-medical-patients

JOURNAL GAZETTE TIMES COURIER
— Illinois especially vulnerable to financial fallout from coronavirus, public finance expert says – JAMIE MUNKS AND DAN PETRELLA (DIERSEN: From what I see, at the rate that things are going, efforts to stop coronavirus will bankrupt every individual, bankrupt every organization, bankrupt every company, bankrupt every government, and bankrupt every country in the world.)
https://jg-tc.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/illinois-especially-vulnerable-to-financial-fallout-from-coronavirus-public-finance/article_e1657c02-beaa-5528-bf33-fa4c103c734b.html#new_tab

KANE COUNTY CHRONICLE
— Knock-down, drag-out pre-primary fight pits Lauzen against Starrett  Starret denies chairman’s charge that she voted 16 times to raise taxes – BRENDA SCHORY
https://www.kcchronicle.com/2020/03/15/knock-down-drag-out-pre-primary-fight-pits-lauzen-against-starrett/aasc3oq/

ALTON TELEGRAPH
— Virtual rallies, line spacing: Illinois votes amid pandemic – AP
https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Virtual-rallies-line-spacing-Illinois-votes-15136285.php

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— HUD announces more than $118 million in grants to fight homelessness – Jessi Turnure (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs have always blamed Republicans for homelessness. I should write a book about Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs in Wheaton who have always blamed Republicans in Wheaton for homelessness in Wheaton.)
https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/washington/washington-dc/hud-announces-more-than-118-million-in-grants-to-fight-homelessness/

WAND
— Trump asks Americans to stay home to ‘defeat’ coronavirus (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs want to harm Trump. Therefore, if they are happy about something that Trump does, Republicans should worry.)
https://www.wandtv.com/news/trump-asks-americans-to-stay-home-to-defeat-coronavirus/article_bcef95e2-67b9-11ea-9c1d-fbb5e5c7b8f6.html

NPR ILLINOIS
— Uncertainty In Congress Over Next Moves To Address Coronavirus Crisis – SUSAN DAVIS, KELSEY SNELL & CLAUDIA GRISALES (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs want Republicans to lose. Therefore, if they are happy about something that Republicans do, Republicans should worry.)
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/uncertainty-congress-over-next-moves-address-coronavirus-crisis#stream/0

GLEN ELLYN PATCH
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ives and Kinzler are seeking the opportunity to run against Casten.
https://patch.com/illinois/glenellyn/casten-ives-face-district-6-seat-il-primary

POLITICO ILLINOIS
— FROM THE ARTICLE: Voter turnout overall, however, is expected to drop. And conventional wisdom says that generally favors party-backed candidates and those with strong field organizations, potentially giving Rep. Dan Lipinski and Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx more of a leg-up. There’s a lot going on and your crystal ball and tea leaves are shrugging. But we can tell you five contests worth watching: . .Oberweis v. Rezin: Those are the two names to watch in this heated Republican primary that will decide who competes against freshman Democratic Rep. Lauren Underwood in November. Jim Oberweis and Sue Rezin have been feuding in recent days, ever since Rezin has filed a federal election complaint accusing Oberweis of employing a scheme to circumvent campaign finance rules. Along with the unpredictability of the coronavirus, this race has five other candidates in the hunt. So anything can happen. – Shia Kapos)
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/illinois-playbook/2020/03/17/election-day-5-things-to-watch-early-voting-up-covid-19-in-illinois-tops-100-cases-488607
— FROM THE ARTICLE: EARLY VOTING NUMBERS in Chicago and Cook County were up going into today’s election. Chicago saw early voting rise 22.5 percent from 2016, according to the Chicago Board of Elections, and most of the increase came Monday. Early voting this year totaled 171,709, compared with 140,148. On Monday alone, 25,781 voters cast ballots, compared to 9,821 on the day prior to Election Day 2016. In the surrounding suburbs, early voting rose 46 percent, from 114,021 in 2016 to 166,613 this year, according to the Cook County Clerk’s Office. The reason: Gov. J.B. Pritzker, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other elected officials pounded the drum for voters to get to the polls early to help decrease the potential for crowds during the coronavirus outbreak. – Shia Kapos
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/illinois-playbook/2020/03/17/election-day-5-things-to-watch-early-voting-up-covid-19-in-illinois-tops-100-cases-488607

WILLIAM J KELLY
— William J. Kelly for 42nd Ward Republican Committeeman
https://www.williamjkelly.org/news/#william-j-kelly-for-42nd-ward-republican-committeeman—robocall

CAPITOL NEWS ILLINOIS
— Pritzker authorizes remote meetings for local governments, public bodies – PETER HANCOCK
https://www.capitolnewsillinois.com/NEWS/pritzker-authorizes-remote-meetings-for-local-governments-public-bodies
— COVID-19 IMPACTS: Legal hotline for voters available; lawmakers’ Springfield return date uncertain – REBECCA ANZEL
https://capitolnewsillinois.com/NEWS/covid-19-impacts-legal-hotline-for-voters-available-lawmakers-springfield-return-date-uncertain

CENTER SQUARE
— Pritzker considers ways to help businesses amid economic uncertainty – Greg Bishop (DIERSEN: From what I see, at the rate that things are going, efforts to stop coronavirus will bankrupt every individual, bankrupt every organization, bankrupt every company, bankrupt every government, and bankrupt every country in the world.)
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/pritzker-considers-ways-to-help-businesses-amid-economic-uncertainty/article_a69ef0f6-67d9-11ea-bf8a-9763d9fff2b2.html#new_tab

WIREPOINTS
— Will Recession Revive Discussion of Illinois Municipal Bankruptcy and Bankruptcy-for-States? – Mark Glennon (DIERSEN: From what I see, at the rate that things are going, efforts to stop coronavirus will bankrupt every individual, bankrupt every organization, bankrupt every company, bankrupt every government, and bankrupt every country in the world.)
https://wirepoints.org/will-recession-revive-discussion-of-illinois-municipal-bankruptcy-and-bankruptcy-for-states-wirepoints/

ILLINOIS TIMES
— Real simple: Keep your distance Homeless mission closes, warming center struggles – Bruce Rushton
https://www.illinoistimes.com/springfield/everybody-loves-a-parade/Content?oid=11927848

ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE
— ILLINOIS’ RAINY-DAY FUND CAN OPERATE STATE FOR ABOUT 15 MINUTES – Brad Weisenstein (DIERSEN: From what I see, at the rate that things are going, efforts to stop coronavirus will bankrupt every individual, bankrupt every organization, bankrupt every company, bankrupt every government, and bankrupt every country in the world.)
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/illinois-rainy-day-fund-can-operate-state-for-about-15-minutes/

CAPITOL FAX
— Mid-morning precinct reports
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/17/mid-morning-precinct-reports-4/
— Early morning precinct reports
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/17/early-morning-precinct-reports-4/

COMMUNITY DIGITAL NEWS
— Democrat politicians exploiting Coronavirus fears to close businesses – Eric Golub 
https://www.commdiginews.com/politics-2/democrat-politicians-exploiting-coronavirus-fears-to-close-businesses-128236/

GOPUSA
— Stay Home! San Francisco Bay Area Counties Issue Radical Shelter-In-Place Order
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86213

DAILY CALLER
— Tucker Carlson: Shutting Down Economy Poses ‘Its Own Kind Of Public Health Risk’ – SCOTT MOREFIELD (DIERSEN: To defeat Trump, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs do everything that they can to destroy America’s economy.)
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/16/tucker-carlson-shutting-down-economy-health-risk/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Fox News host Tucker Carlson struck a balanced approach between epidemiologists who would argue for shutting everything down to fight the coronavirus pandemic and those concerned that an economic recession and even depression could pose “its own kind of public health risk.” Acknowledging the “major threat to the country” that coronavirus poses, Carlson pointed out the fact that there is “no clear consensus on how the country should respond.” “That should not surprise you,” said the Fox News host on Monday night’s edition of “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” “People of good faith are working toward a couple of different goals tonight which at times collide with one another.” While the “first obligation” is always public safety and should be accomplished if possible, Carlson pointed out that protecting the economy should also be considered. “At the same time though, we need to protect our economy, and it’s not just something that Wall Street cares about, to be totally clear,” he said. “Economic decline is dangerous for everyone, especially at the bottom of the economy. It’s a legitimate human concern. It’s not just financial, it’s about families.” The “two imperatives” can “often conflict,” the Fox News host contended. “So if you ask an epidemiologist what we ought to do next, the answer is simple: shut it down, close every public space until the virus passes.” “From a public health standpoint, that makes sense, but what would be the consequences of doing that?” he asked. “Millions and millions of people would lose their jobs, some of them for good. We would enter a severe recession with mass unemployment and it could get worse from there. It’s not a joke, that could happen. You would see an awful lot of people in poverty in middle America and that poses its own kind of public health risk. Poor countries are never healthy countries. If you want great health care, you’ve got to pay for it and you have to have money to do so.” Any proper response “requires balance” and is a “complex question” with “no obvious answers.” Later in the monologue, Carlson warned against printing cheap money and eventually entering a situation where the U.S. “becomes Zimbabwe.” “It’s missing the point anyway,” he said. “The real imperative is saving jobs. For government bureaucrats and administrators and corporate H.R. directors, a month out of the office constitutes a vacation, but for the classes below, it could be the beginning of a long spiral, a real one. Of waiters, bartenders, retail workers, huge parts of the service industry on which we are dependent could see their income dropped to zero and not come back.” Carlson called the “guaranteed basic income” proposed by Utah Sen. Mitt Romney a “well-meaning” idea but in actuality “decadent and foolish.” “Name a place that’s become happier and more prosperous under a scheme like that,” he said before lauding the German system that allows employers to place their workers on “reduced hours” with the government making up the difference.)
— Trump Calls Coronavirus ‘The Chinese Virus’ For The First Time – PHILLIP NIETO
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/16/trump-calls-coronavirus-chinese-virus-first-time/

BIZ PACK REVIEW
— Why the remedy may be worse than the disease – Dennis Prager
https://www.bizpacreview.com/2020/03/17/dennis-prager-why-the-remedy-may-be-worse-than-the-disease-898105

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Trump immigration policies win widespread support among voters Pollsters leave out president’s name – Stephen Dinan 
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/16/trump-immigration-policies-win-large-support-among/

AMERICAN THINKER
— Democrats: The Party of Big Labor, Big Government…and Big Business – Antonio R. Chaves (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, business leaders paint themselves as being anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/03/democrats_the_party_of_big_labor_big_governmentand_big_business.html
— How Coronavirus Will Strengthen Trump’s 2020 Campaign – Tim Jones (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs will do everything that they can to use coronavirus to defeat Trump.) 
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/03/how_coronavirus_will_strengthen_trumps_2020_campaign.html

BREITBART
— Coronavirus: Rod Blagojevich Urges Illinois to Cancel Primaries – HARIS ALIC
https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2020/03/16/coronavirus-rod-blagojevich-urges-illinois-to-cancel-primaries/
— New Orleans Mayor Issues Coronavirus Order Allowing Ban on Sale, Transportation of Firearms – AWR HAWKINS (DIERSEN: Of course, ever-increasingly, Democrats will use coronavirus to get rid of Republicans once and for all, and especially Republicans who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/16/new-orleans-mayor-issues-coronavirus-order-allowing-ban-on-sale-transportation-of-firearms/
— Wuhan Epidemic: ACLU Sues to Release Migrants from Detention Centers – NEIL MUNRO
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/16/wuhan-epidemic-aclu-sues-to-release-migrants-from-detention-centers/

TOWNHALL
— Mining a Crisis for Political Gold – Robert Knight (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus to destroy Republicans.)
https://townhall.com/columnists/robertknight/2020/03/17/mining-a-crisis-for-political-gold-n2565066

FEDERALIST
— A Plan To Save Main Street From The Coronavirus Economic Crisis House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s coronavirus bill is not enough. It is not nearly enough. And if there is any hope of keeping the U.S. economy from free fall, its deficiencies must be addressed this week. -Christopher Bedford (DIERSEN: To defeat Trump, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs do everything that they can to destroy America’s economy.)
https://thefederalist.com/2020/03/17/a-plan-to-save-main-street-from-the-coronavirus-economic-crisis/

LIFE SITE NEWS
— Why coronavirus will not take hold in America like it did in Italy and South Korea While the trajectory of the epidemic here is still unknown, the U.S. is not Italy, South Korea (or China)
https://www.lifesitenews.com/blogs/why-coronavirus-will-not-take-hold-in-america-like-it-did-in-italy-and-south-korea

NATIONAL REVIEW
— States Should Be Careful with Restrictions on Their Citizens – JIM GERAGHTY (DIERSEN: From what I see, at the rate that things are going, efforts to stop coronavirus will bankrupt every individual, bankrupt every organization, bankrupt every company, bankrupt every government, and bankrupt every country in the world. How soon, if not already, will efforts to stop coronavirus be used to justify getting rid of once and for all individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
https://www.nationalreview.com/the-morning-jolt/states-should-be-careful-with-restrictions-on-their-citizens/

THE HILL
— Coronavirus restrictions pit businesses against city officials – JOHN KRUZEL (DIERSEN: From what I see, at the rate that things are going, efforts to stop coronavirus will bankrupt every individual, bankrupt every organization, bankrupt every company, bankrupt every government, and bankrupt every country in the world.)
https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/487938-coronavirus-restrictions-pit-businesses-against-city-officials
— Biden should choose a Latina as his running mate – FORMER REP. LUIS V. GUTIÉRREZ (D-ILL.) (DIERSEN: What percent of Latinas are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
https://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/politics/487879-biden-should-choose-a-latina-as-his-running-mate

POLITICO
— ‘Invisible enemy’ – RENUKA RAYASAM and JOANNE KENEN 
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/politico-nightly-coronavirus-special-edition/2020/03/16/invisible-enemy-488598
— ‘This is a very bad one’: Trump issues new guidelines to stem coronavirus spread The president recommended avoiding gatherings of more than 10 people and also urged Americans to avoid eating and drinking at bars and restaurants. – NOLAN D. MCCASKILL, JOANNE KENEN and ADAM CANCRYN (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs want to harm Trump. Therefore, if they are happy about something that Trump does, Republicans should worry.) 
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/16/trump-recommends-avoiding-gatherings-of-more-than-10-people-132323

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— Health chief halts Ohio primary; 3 other states forge ahead – JULIE CARR SMYTH and TERRY SPENCER
https://apnews.com/1cf882a5a45b584e30e0663fb7667421

YAHOO NEWS
— Coronavirus economic impact comes into focus – Caitlin Dickson and David Knowles (DIERSEN: How has the coronavirus pandemic impacted you? So far, the coronavirus pandemic has impacted my wife and I less a) because I have a Civil Service Retirement System pension, b) because my wife has Social Security, c) because we have health, dental, and vision insurance subsidized by the federal government, d) because we have no debts, e) because we have no children or pets to support, f) because we have retirement savings, g) because stock market losses do not drag down the value of our retirement savings that much, and h) we have no interest in traveling, watching sports, or drinking booze. I eat virtually all my meals in front a desktop computer monitor while I am putting GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together.)
https://news.yahoo.com/coronavirus-economic-impact-comes-into-focus-224707052.html

CNN
— Coronavirus pandemic sends countries into lockdown – Ben Westcott, Helen Regan and Adam Renton
https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-outbreak-03-17-20-intl-hnk/

ABC NEWS
— Trump and key advisers didn’t appear to succeed at social distancing amid coronavirus pandemic CDC has discouraged the public from handshaking and high-fives. – Olivia Rubin, Soo Rin Kim, and Will Steakin
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-key-advisers-succeed-social-distancing-amid-coronavirus/story?id=69621456

REUTERS
— Biden vows to pick woman for a running mate. Here are some potential names – Ginger Gibson (DIERSEN: What percent Democrat women are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-biden-runningmate-factbo/factbox-biden-vows-to-pick-woman-for-a-running-mate-some-potential-names-idUSKBN2133FB?il=0

CNBC
— Here are 8 steps to take if you can’t make ends meet because of the coronavirus – Alicia Adamczyk (DIERSEN: To make ends meet, that is, to pay living expenses, this year, for the first time, I am dipping into my retirement savings. I would not have to do that if my Democrat superiors in the federal government had not wasted my career and forced me to take their early retirement “offer” in 1997 when I was 49 years old.) 
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/16/what-to-do-if-you-are-facing-financial-hardship-because-of-coronavirus.html
— Bernie Sanders: ‘If you’re a multimillionaire … you’re going to get through’ the coronavirus pandemic – Catherine Clifford (DIERSEN: So far, the coronavirus pandemic has impacted my wife and I less a) because I have a Civil Service Retirement System pension, b) because my wife has Social Security, c) because we have health, dental, and vision insurance subsidized by the federal government, d) because we have no debts, e) because we have no children or pets to support, f) because we have retirement savings, g) because stock market losses do not do not drag down the value of most of our retirement savings, and h) we have no interest in watching sports or drinking booze.) 
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/16/bernie-sanders-why-the-wealthy-will-get-through-coronavirus-pandemic.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— America’s Economy Begins to Shut Down as Pandemic Measures Take Hold The fast-spreading virus has put an end to movies, date nights and other economic activity, prompting some economists to call a U.S. recession. – Patricia Cohen and Jim Tankersley (DIERSEN: From what I see, at the rate that things are going, efforts to stop coronavirus will bankrupt every individual, bankrupt every organization, bankrupt every company, bankrupt every government, and bankrupt every country in the world. How soon, if not already, will efforts to stop coronavirus be used to justify getting rid of once and for all individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/16/business/economy/coronavirus-us-economy-shutdown.html
— How the Coronavirus Is Upending American Politics – AP
https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2020/03/16/us/politics/ap-us-election-2020.html

WASHINGTON POST
— Trump announced Google was building a virus screening tool. Then someone had to build it How a presidential promise launched Verily, an Alphabet-owned health science unit, to the front lines of the pandemic – Douglas MacMillan, Heather Kelly, Elizabeth Dwoskin and Josh Dawsey
https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/03/16/google-verily-coronavirus-website-trump/
— Trump administration seeks roughly $850 billion in emergency stimulus to confront coronavirus economic fallout Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to present details to Senate Republicans on Tuesday – Erica Werner and Jeff Stein
https://www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2020/03/17/trump-coronavirus-stimulus-package/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Those who profit from stock market volatility promote stock market volatility. Those who want to defeat Trump on November 3, 2020 drive the stock market down. 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-are-markets-so-volatile-its-not-just-the-coronavirus-11584393165
— A Generational War Is Brewing Over Coronavirus Scientists say lack of alarm among young people could hinder the fight against the virus and endanger elders – Bojan Pancevski, Stacy Meichtry, and Xavier Fontdegloria (DIERSEN: Those who want get rid of older people are overjoyed that coronavirus targets older people. My critics/opponents, their operative, and their dupes want to get rid of older people.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-generational-war-is-brewing-over-coronavirus-11584437401
— Google’s Coronavirus-Testing Website Quickly Overwhelmed by Demand Hyped by Trump, effort to connect people with testing appointments reaches capacity – Rob Copeland
https://www.wsj.com/articles/googles-coronavirus-testing-website-quickly-overwhelmed-by-demand-11584387269
— Amazon to Hire 100,000 Warehouse and Delivery Workers Amid Coronavirus Shutdowns Company will raise pay by $2 an hour for warehouse and delivery employees through April – Dana Mattioli
https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-to-hire-100-000-warehouse-and-delivery-workers-amid-coronavirus-shutdowns-11584387833
— From Shuffleboard to Spring Break, Coronavirus Hardly Slows Down Florida Many tourists still flock to the popular destination despite health concerns – Eve Edelheit and Meghan Petersen
https://www.wsj.com/articles/photos-from-shuffleboard-to-spring-break-coronavirus-hardly-slows-down-florida-11584352801
— How Deep and How Long for a Downturn? (DIERSEN: To defeat Trump, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs do everything that they can to destroy America’s economy.)
https://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2020/03/17/newsletter-how-deep-and-how-long-for-a-downturn/

BARRONS
— The Latest Factor in Spreading the Coronavirus: The U.S. Political Cycle – Matt Peterson
https://www.barrons.com/articles/coronavirus-presidential-primaries-voting-51584394375

BLOOMBERG
— Cash Handouts Are Gaining Support in Congress as Best Virus Fix – Ben Holland and Laura Davison (DIERSEN: How has the coronavirus pandemic impacted you? So far, the coronavirus pandemic has impacted my wife and I less a) because I have a Civil Service Retirement System pension, b) because my wife has Social Security, c) because we have health, dental, and vision insurance subsidized by the federal government, d) because we have no debts, e) because we have no children or pets to support, f) because we have retirement savings, g) because stock market losses do not drag down the value of our retirement savings that much, and h) we have no interest in traveling, watching sports, or drinking booze. I eat virtually all my meals in front a desktop computer monitor while I am putting GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together.)
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-16/cash-handouts-are-gaining-support-in-congress-as-best-virus-fix?srnd=premium

USA TODAY
— Coronavirus updates: US braces for possible recession as death toll hits 85; Ohio cancels primary – John Bacon and Lindsay Schnell (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus to destroy Republicans.)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/03/17/coronavirus-live-updates-us-death-toll-recession-fears-election-day/5060791002/

DESERT NEWS
— Work for the government? You may not get to use TikTok anymore Two senators have proposed new legislation to ban TikTok from all federal devices – Anne Wallace (DIERSEN: Will Illinois Democrats, Libertarians, and Greens support this if Illinois RINOs agree to ban GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails in Illinois?)
https://www.deseret.com/u-s-world/2020/3/16/21177521/federal-employee-tik-tok-tiktok-ban-senate-josh-hawley-rick-scott

WWJ NEWS
— Virus Fears Fuel Spike In Sales Of Guns And Ammunition (DIERSEN: From what I see, at the rate that things are going, efforts to stop coronavirus will bankrupt every individual, bankrupt every organization, bankrupt every company, bankrupt every government, and bankrupt every country in the world. How soon, if not already, will efforts to stop coronavirus be used to justify getting rid of once and for all individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
https://wwjnewsradio.radio.com/articles/news/virus-fears-fuel-spike-in-sales-of-guns-and-ammunition

FORBES
— Trump Refers To The Coronavirus As A ‘Chinese Virus,’ While China Promotes U.S. Conspiracy – Rachel Sandler
https://www.forbes.com/sites/rachelsandler/2020/03/16/trump-refers-to-the-coronavirus-as-a-chinese-virus-while-china-promotes-us-conspiracy/

BLOOMBERG LAW
— Amazon, T-Mobile Targeted Job-Ads Ruling Could Affect Bias Cases (DIERSEN: Democrat, Libertarian, Green, and RINO employers want to hire, retain, and promote only those who are Democrat, Libertarian, Green, or RINO. RINO organizations want to recruit, retain, and promote only those who are RINOs. I should write a book about RINO organizations that have dumped me. Everyone sees how those RINO organizations treat me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.) 
https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/amazon-t-mobile-targeted-job-ads-ruling-could-affect-bias-cases

FEDERAL TIMES
— Senators to call for a mandate to protect federal workers – Jessie Bur
https://www.federaltimes.com/management/hr/2020/03/16/coronavirus-update-dc-area-feds-told-to-telework-or-emergency-leave/

FED SMITH
— OUTSTANDING: Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) Repeal Legislation Introduced in the Senate by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) – Ian Smith (DIERSEN: Because I get a Civil Service Retirement System pension, my Social Security is dramatically reduced by WEP.)
https://www.fedsmith.com/2020/03/12/wep-repeal-legislation-introduced-senate/

ATLANTIC
— Trump Would Prefer Business as Usual, Thank You Very Much – Quinta Jurecic and Benjamin Wittes (DIERSEN: To defeat Trump, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs do everything that they can to destroy America’s economy.)
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/trump-flynn-pardon-coronavirus/608152/
— Stop Blaming Young Voters for Not Turning Out for Sanders – Ibram X. Kendi
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/stop-blaming-young-voters-not-turning-out-sanders/608137/
— The Democrats’ Big Gamble There is no such thing as playing it safe in the Trump era. – Adam Serwer
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/the-democrats-big-gamble-on-joe-biden/608128/

LGBTQ NATION
— 8 women Joe Biden should seriously consider for Veep Biden has officially committed to picking a woman as his running mate. Now the question is… who? – Molly Sprayregen (DIERSEN: What percent Democrat women are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2020/03/8-women-joe-biden-seriously-consider-veep/

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— Candidates in contested races on the Republican primary ballot in my precinct will lose today. Who will be blamed for those losses? My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes will hint/imply/argue/shout at the losing candidates that me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails caused their losses. I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes. Better yet, I should sue them. – Dave Diersen 
http://www.gopillinois.com

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— From what I see, at the rate that things are going, efforts to stop coronavirus will bankrupt every individual, bankrupt every organization, bankrupt every company, bankrupt every government, and bankrupt every country in the world. How soon, if not already, will efforts to stop coronavirus be used to justify getting rid of once and for all individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time? – Dave Diersen
http://www.gopillinois.com

March 14 Morning Edition

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— Diersen suggestion for DuPage County Republican Precinct Committeemen to encourage early voting: Hand deliver a copy of the list of DuPage County early voting sites at https://dupageco.org/earlyvoting/ and, if you have not already done so, a copy of the sample ballot for your precinct at https://dupageco.org/SampleBallot/ and candidate campaign literature, to the residences in your precinct that have at least one registered Republican voter. I will be doing the aforesaid today, and if I cannot finish today, Sunday and Monday. – Dave Diersen
http://www.gopillinois.com

DUPAGE COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
— New website launched at: https://dupagegop.com/
http:www.gopillinois.com

WGN TV
— Many criminal, civil cases in Circuit Court of Cook County postponed for 30 days
https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/many-criminal-civil-cases-in-circuit-court-of-cook-county-postponed-for-30-days/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DuPage moves 14 polling places to county fairgrounds for Election Day voting, hikes pay to $200 for election judges – ERIN HEGARTY
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-dupage-county-election-polling-relocate-st-20200313-6r7fbkyiuvc6ffw62ope2jxqiu-story.html
— Coronavirus pandemic around the world: European countries try to fight COVID-19 spread amid mounting deaths – AP (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-coronavirus-around-the-world-20200313-6kc4rt4pvvb4rjxthrrhwf6mk4-story.html
— Social distancing can slow the spread of coronavirus AND help you avoid annoying human beings – Rex Huppke
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/rex-huppke/ct-coronavirus-social-distancing-cases-covid-19-huppke-20200311-btreq5evuracjfelizu7wjiuny-story.html
— If police officers get the coronavirus, who will patrol the streets? – RICHARD A. OPPEL JR. AND SERGE F. KOVALESKI (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/sns-nyt-what-happens-if-police-get-coronavirus-20200313-q5sgzkkwergx5k7nnkudxqyhua-story.html
— Illinois corruption and Tuesday’s primary election: Why won’t establishment Democrats suffer consequences? – Editorial (DIERSEN: Corrupt voters vote for corrupt candidates.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-illinois-corruption-democrats-election-20200313-edfvqmu2rfajdpfcloxp52sd3y-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— All politics is localized, thanks to coronavirus: Handshakes, door-knocking are out — texting, fist bumps are in Wary voters aren’t answering doors. And they don’t want to be handed any literature. That means more phone calls, texts and staying out of voters’ personal space. It’s an election like the state has never seen before as Illinois — and the rest of the world — grapple with the global pandemic. – Tina Sfondeles and Neal Earley
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/3/13/21178455/coronavirus-illinois-primary-campaign-handshakes-fist-bumps-digital
— Biden, Sanders, in Illinois ‘virtual’ race with real primary results on Tuesday Technical glitches plagued Biden’s “Illinois Virtual Town Hall” on Friday, organized after Biden axed a Chicago rally and two fundraisers because of the coronavirus crisis. – Lynn Sweet
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2020/3/13/21179435/biden-sanders-illinois-democratic-presidential-primary-virtual-campaign
— Can our hospitals handle the coronavirus outbreak? A spokesman for the Illinois Hospital Association is urging calm as public health officials figure out the magnitude of the virus locally. But one expert warns “this is going to be a fairly tremendous strain on our health system.” – Nader Issa and Ella Lee 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/14/21179505/chicago-hospitals-surge-coronavirus-patients-days-weeks-rush-uchicago-medicine-northwestern

DAILY HERALD
— How the cancellation of trade shows, major events are impacting suburban convention centers – Lauren Rohr
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200313/how-the-cancellation-of-trade-shows-major-events-are-impacting-suburban-convention-centers
— An editor’s quest to be tested: Were her symptoms coronavirus? – Kay Long
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200313/an-editors-quest-to-be-tested-were-her-symptoms-coronavirus
— How to help food pantries as coronavirus upends operations – Katlyn Smith
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200313/how-to-help-food-pantries-as-coronavirus-upends-operations-

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Turnout Tuesday? Anybody’s guess. Coronavirus is hardly the only crisis ever to fall near an election, but it’s on a larger scale than any in recent memory. How will it impact Illinois’ March 17 primary? – A.D. QUIG
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/government/turnout-tuesday-anybodys-guess

NORTHWEST HERALD
— McHenry mayor declares state of emergency over COVID-19 outbreak Jett encourages public to support local businesses as usual despite pandemic – Nabiha Asim
https://www.nwherald.com/2020/03/13/mchenry-mayor-declares-state-of-emergency-over-covid-19-outbreak/aqi2xn3/

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR
— Avoiding crowds? Here’s how to still vote early in the Peoria area – Chris Kaergard
https://www.pjstar.com/news/20200313/avoiding-crowds-heres-how-to-still-vote-early-in-peoria-area

ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR
— Rockford mayor urges census participation, early voting – Jeff Kolkey
https://www.rrstar.com/news/20200313/rockford-mayor-urges-census-participation-early-voting-and-mental-health-tax-approval

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Davis radio ads, texts, emails targets coronavirus – Bernard Schoenburg
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20200313/davis-radio-ads-texts-emails-targets-coronavirus

QUAD CITY TIMES
— Election officials: Tuesday primaries on despite virus fears – AP
https://qctimes.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/election-officials-tuesday-primaries-on-despite-virus-fears/article_a4a58f78-538c-5c6e-a504-6d608cca60d6.html

SUBURBAN CHICAGOLAND
— Fear and dread in the USA Coronavirus is now all we think and talk about – Steve Metsch (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://suburbanchicagoland.com/2020/03/13/16111/

MORNING ANSWER
— Jeanne Ives Talks About Her Run in the 6th District
https://morninganswerchicago.com/2020/03/13/jeanne-ives-talks-about-her-run-in-the-6th-district/

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Pritzker’s progressive tax to cost DuPage economy $248 million per year, reportedly won’t help pension debt crisis – April Bamburg 
https://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/527641097-pritzker-s-progressive-tax-to-cost-dupage-economy-248-million-per-year-reportedly-won-t-help-pension-debt-crisis
— Burr Ridge mayor told to “sit down and shut up” at home rule meeting – W.J. Kennedy
https://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/527302705-burr-ridge-mayor-told-to-sit-down-and-shut-up-at-home-rule-meeting

CHICAGO CITY WIRE
— Progressive tax could lead to loss of an estimated 4,000 jobs in DuPage County, 56,000 statewide, group says – Glenn Minnis 
https://chicagocitywire.com/stories/527069223-progressive-tax-could-lead-to-loss-of-an-estimated-4-000-jobs-in-dupage-county-56-000-statewide-group-says

ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— Leftist Hostility to Pence, Prayer, and God – Emily Carder (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://illinoisfamily.org/faith/leftist-hostility-to-pence-prayer-and-god/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Democrats and liberal media trying to use coronavirus to bring down Trump Taking advantage of a crisis – Robert Knight (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/13/democrats-and-liberal-media-trying-to-use-coronavi/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— AOC spreads disinformation to push socialism amid coronavirus panic – Brad Polumbo (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.) 
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/aoc-spreads-disinformation-to-push-socialism-amid-coronavirus-panic
— Note to Gen Z: Sanders’s socialism hit Cuba like an atom bomb – Norah Nappi
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/note-to-gen-z-sanderss-socialism-hit-cuba-like-an-atom-bomb

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— Biden Taps Campaign Manager Who Advocated for AR-15 Confiscation – Stephen Gutowski
https://freebeacon.com/politics/biden-taps-campaign-manager-who-advocated-for-ar-15-confiscation/

GOPUSA
— Biden The ‘Moderate’ Promises To ‘Reverse’ Trump On Illegal Immigration
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=86055

AMERICAN THINKER
— What Is a Mainstream Democrat? – John Leonard (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, to be a Democrat, is to be full of hatred against individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.) 
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/03/what_is_a_mainstream_democrat.html
— Democrats’ hypocrisy on coronavirus stinks to high heaven – Patricia McCarthy (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/03/democrats_hypocrisy_on_coronavirus_stinks_to_high_heaven.html
— World War C has begun, and President Trump is fighting to win – Ed Timperlake (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/03/world_war_c_has_begun_and_president_trump_is_fighting_to_win.html
— Why I Bought AR-15s for My Sons – John Eidson
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/03/why_i_bought_ar15s_for_my_sons.html

AMERICAN GREATNESS
— The Open-Border Fetish Is Turning Into a Symbol of Death For open-border offenders to talk-up open borders during a pandemic is scandalous—as scandalous as it would have been for Harvey Weinstein to be talking up rough sex during his sentencing for sexual assault. – Ilana Mercer
https://amgreatness.com/2020/03/13/the-open-border-fetish-is-turning-into-a-symbol-of-death/

BREITBART
— Democrats Pushed Impeachment While Coronavirus Spread – JOEL B. POLLAK
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/13/pollak-democrats-pushed-impeachment-while-coronavirus-spread/
— U.S. Southern Border Flooded with Nationals from Coronavirus Countries – JOHN BINDER
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/13/migrants-coronavirus-countries-flooded-southern-border/
— Pat Buchanan: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders Coronavirus Plans Taxpayer-Funded Healthcare for Illegal Aliens – JOHN BINDER
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/13/pat-buchanan-joe-biden-bernie-sanders-coronavirus-plans-taxpayer-funded-healthcare-for-illegal-aliens/
— Donald Trump Working with Democrat Governors to Fight Coronavirus – CHARLIE SPIERING (DIERSEN: Democrats use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/13/donald-trump-working-with-democrat-governors-to-fight-coronavirus/

BLAZE
— Social media videos capture brawls at Costco and Sam’s Club during coronavirus panic, one stabbing – Carlos Garcia (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.theblaze.com/news/coronavirus-panic-fights-caught-on-video

TOWNHALL REVIEW
— Coronavirus and the Contest for the Presidency (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)

TOWNHALL
— Is America’s Melting Pot Becoming a Fragile Mosaic? – James McCoy (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs focus on turning a) minorities against Whites, b) women against men, c) younger people against older people, d) LGBTQers against heterosexuals, e) non-Protestants against Protestants, f) those who have less money against those who have more money, g) Trump-haters against those who do not hate Trump, h) moderates and liberals against conservatives, i) Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs against Republicans, j) non-Americans against Americans, k) non-German Americans against German Americans, l) those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time against those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time, m) those who are not married against those who are married, n) those who have children against those who do not have children, o) those who own dogs against those who do not own dogs, p) those who do not own American nameplate vehicles against those who own American nameplate vehicles, q) those who rent against those who own homes, r) etc. against etc.)
https://townhall.com/columnists/jamesmccoy/2020/03/14/is-americas-melting-pot-becoming-a-fragile-mosaic-n2564562
— Errors in Bidens’ Big Speech on the Coronavirus – John R. Lott
https://townhall.com/columnists/johnrlottjr/2020/03/14/errors-in-bidens-big-speech-on-the-coronavirus-n2564939

PJ MEDIA
— The Politics of Panic (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.) 
https://pjmedia.com/lifestyle/the-politics-of-panic/

COMMUNITY DIGITAL NEWS
— The coronavirus – yellow peril panic in the age of Joe Biden – Stephen Z. Nemo (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.) 
https://www.commdiginews.com/politics-2/coronavirus-yellow-peril-panic-in-the-age-of-joe-biden-128166/

NOQ REPORT
— Joe Biden holds virtual town hall. It was an unmitigated disaster. Words cannot describe how bad this was. – Blaine Traber
https://noqreport.com/2020/03/13/joe-biden-holds-virtual-town-hall-it-was-an-unmitigated-disaster/

EPOCH TIMES
— Strengthening the Immune System With Chinese Medicine to Prevent the Wuhan Coronavirus – MEILING LEE
https://www.theepochtimes.com/strengthening-the-immune-system-with-chinese-medicine-to-prevent-the-wuhan-coronavirus_3271256.html

THE HILL
— Trump faces toughest crisis of presidency in coronavirus – BRETT SAMUELS AND MORGAN CHALFANT (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.) 
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/487522-trump-faces-toughest-crisis-of-presidency-in-coronavirus
— House passes bill to help prop up economy from coronavirus – CRISTINA MARCOS AND JULIEGRACE BRUFKE
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/487557-house-passes-bill-to-help-prop-up-economy-from-coronavirus
— White House physician: Trump doesn’t require test after exposure to 2 people with coronavirus – BRETT SAMUELS (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/487558-white-house-physician-trump-doesnt-require-test-or-quarantine-after

POLITICO
— Bloomberg aides cut loose despite yearlong employment promise They do get to keep their campaign-issued iPhones and MacBooks. – CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO and SALLY GOLDENBERG (DIERSEN: While I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years, I worked for Democrats, I worked with Democrats, and I supervised Democrats. I have sued Democrats in federal court. Far too many Republican activists, Republican candidates, Republican elected officials, Republican major donors, Republican political consultants, Republican etc. are FAR TOO NAIVE ABOUT DEMOCRATS.) 
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/09/bloomberg-aides-fired-year-124741
— What Is Trump Without His Crowds? Thanks to coronavirus, he’s about to find out. – MICHAEL KRUSE (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.) 
https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/03/13/donald-trump-coronavirus-crowds-129048

REUTERS
— How the longest bull run in history ended in pandemic panic – Tom Westbrook and Scott Murdoch (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.) 
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/longest-bull-run-history-ended-014838648.html

CNN
— Coronavirus tests the limits of America’s bottom-up system – Zachary B. Wolf (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/14/politics/what-matters-march-13/index.html

CNBC
— Europe is now the ‘epicenter’ of the coronavirus pandemic, WHO says – William Feuer, Noah Higgins-Dunn, Berkeley Lovelace Jr.
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/13/europe-is-now-the-epicenter-of-the-coronavirus-pandemic-who-says.html

YAHOO
— From World Leaders To Trump Officials: Every Politician Exposed To Coronavirus – Erin Corbet (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/world-leaders-trump-officials-every-204000003.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— Tracking the Impact of the Coronavirus on the U.S. (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.nytimes.com/live/2020/coronavirus-update-03-13
— House Passes Sweeping Package to Assist Affected Americans The measure includes free virus testing for those who lack insurance. New Zealand’s prime minister announces that everyone entering the country must isolate themselves for 14 days.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/14/world/coronavirus-news.html
— U.S. Hospitals Brace for ‘Tremendous Strain’ From New Virus – AP (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2020/03/13/health/ap-us-med-virus-outbreak-hospitals-prepare.html
— U.S. Summons Chinese Envoy Over Beijing’s Coronavirus Comments – Reuters
https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/03/14/world/asia/14reuters-health-coronavirus-china-diplomacy.html
— Mexico Frets About U.S. Coronavirus Spread, Could Tighten Border – Reuters
https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/03/14/world/americas/14reuters-health-coronavirus-mexico.html
— From $1 Billion Musk Trial to Jury Duty Being Put on Hold, Coronavirus Hits U.S. Courts – Reuters
https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/03/13/us/13reuters-health-coronavirus-courts.html
— Bernie Sanders and the Case of the Missing Youth Vote – Jamelle Bouie (DIERSEN: To get votes from those who are young, what will Sanders promise to give them? Will Sanders promise to use government to get rid of old people once and for all?) 
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/13/opinion/bernie-sanders-young-voters.html
— Joe Biden’s Young Voter Problem – Maggie Astor (DIERSEN: To get votes from those who are young, what will Biden promise to give them? Will Biden promise to use government to get rid of old people once and for all?)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/13/us/politics/joe-biden-young-voters-bernie-sanders.html

WASHINGTON POST
— House passes coronavirus economic relief package with Trump’s support The bipartisan vote sends the legislation to the Senate. It includes paid sick leave, unemployment insurance, free testing, money for food stamps, and more. – Erica Werner, Mike DeBonis, Paul Kane and 
Jeff Stein 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2020/03/13/paid-leave-democrats-trump-deal-coronavirus/

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— Disgraced former Congressman Aaron Schock makes light of the pandemic, posting coronavirus joke while working out – Muri Assunção
https://www.nydailynews.com/coronavirus/ny-coronavirus-aaron-schock-coronaready-working-out-lgbtq-20200313-6gle6um7hjes3hyj2ce6ifroxm-story.html

NEW YORK POST
— Coronavirus ‘would spread like wildfire’ through MLB: Will Middlebrooks – Justin Terranova
https://nypost.com/2020/03/13/coronavirus-would-spread-like-wildfire-through-mlb-will-middlebrooks/

USA TODAY
— Preparing for the coronavirus: Shoppers are finding empty shelves, long lines at stores nationwide – Charisse Jones and Kelly Tyko (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2020/03/13/coronavirus-toilet-paper-selling-out-costco-walmart-target/5041064002/
– Deirdre Shesgreen
— Coronavirus: World waits to learn if political leaders have virus – Kim Hjelmgaard (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2020/03/13/coronavirus-world-waits-learn-if-political-leaders-have-virus/5041758002/

HOUSTON CHRONICLE
— We need leadership, President Trump, during this coronavirus crisis – Editorial (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.houstonchronicle.com/opinion/editorials/article/We-need-leadership-President-Trump-during-this-15130537.php

ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION
— Georgia polling places open for Saturday voting despite coronavirus – Sarah Kallis
https://www.ajc.com/news/georgia-polling-places-open-for-saturday-voting-despite-coronavirus/sRgj5NpRfiMJa53yPxuNMK/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Covid-19 Can’t Spread if You Stay Home Unfortunately, a recession is part of the cure for an epidemic of communicable disease. – Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/covid-19-cant-spread-if-you-stay-home-11584132164
— U.S. and China Trade Barbs Over What to Call Coronavirus U.S. officials have used ‘Wuhan virus’ or ‘Chinese coronavirus’ as labels; Chinese officials question claims virus necessarily began in China – James T. Areddy
https://www.wsj.com/articles/whats-in-a-name-u-s-and-china-trade-barbs-over-what-to-call-coronavirus-11584080627
— Trump’s Virus Emergency The White House rolls out a new private-public testing regime. – Editorial
https://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-virus-emergencytrumps-virus-emergency-11584138144
— ‘Don’t Panic’ Is Rotten Advice A grave crisis calls for reason and realism, not ‘an abundance of caution.’ – Peggy Noonan (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/dont-panic-is-rotten-advice-11584054431
— Tehran’s Proxies Strike Again – Editorial (DIERSEN: I should write a book about nasty/disgusting people who either are proxies for or who paint themselves as being proxies for those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on those who paint themselves as being religious, conservative, and/or Republican.) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/tehrans-proxies-strike-againtehrans-proxies-strike-again-11584138802
— Federal Government Urged to Close Offices to Contain Coronavirus Some agencies have issued only temporary or partial recommendations for civil servants – Paul Kiernan
https://www.wsj.com/articles/federal-government-urged-to-close-offices-to-contain-coronavirus-11584132886

BLOOMBERG QUINT
— Virus Stokes 2020 Turnout Worries, First Election Is Delayed – Misyrlena Egkolfopoulou, Mark Niquette, and Magan Sherzai (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.bloombergquint.com/politics/virus-fears-raise-election-turnout-worries-as-state-delays-votes

FORBES
— Did U.S. Response To COVID-19 Lag Due To Age Discrimination? – Patricia Barnes
https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciagbarnes/2020/03/13/did-us-response-to-covid-19-lag-due-to-age-discrimination/#28bc57551784

BLOOMBERG LAW
— EEOC to Only Accept Bias Charges Over Phone as Virus Precaution (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/eeoc-to-only-accept-bias-charges-over-phone-as-virus-precaution

OROVILLE MERCURY REGISTER
— Conservative policies exacerbate pandemic – CYNTHIA TUCKER (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.orovillemr.com/2020/03/14/conservative-policies-exacerbate-pandemic/

WBUR
— It’s Time To Quarantine Ourselves From The President – Steve Almond (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.wbur.org/cognoscenti/2020/03/13/coronavirus-donald-trump-steve-almond

FOX 8
— Cuyahoga health commissioner: ‘We want people to vote early’ in light of COVID-19 – Darcie Loreno
https://fox8.com/news/cuyahoga-health-commissioner-we-want-people-to-vote-early-in-light-of-covid-19/

WBAY
— Clerks ‘bombarded’ with requests for absentee ballots amid COVID-19 pandemic – Sarah Thomsen 
https://www.wbay.com/content/news/Clerks-bombarded-with-requests-for-absentee-ballots-amid-COVID-19-pandemic-568780761.html

NEWSWEEK
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “BY PARROTING ‘CHINESE CORONAVIRUS,’ REPUBLICANS ARE PROMOTING RACISM—AND PUTTING LIVES IN DANGER.”
https://www.newsweek.com/parroting-chinese-coronavirus-republicans-are-promoting-racism-putting-lives-danger-1492033

WEEK
— The conservative movement is a public health hazard – Ryan Cooper (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://theweek.com/articles/902018/conservative-movement-public-health-hazard

NEW YORK MAGAZINE
— This Will Get Worse The grim math of a coronavirus future. – Josh Barro (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/03/coronavirus-will-get-worse-in-america.html

WASHINGTON MONTHLY
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Trump Is Running a Pandemic Response Like a Business, With Disastrous Results He thinks coronavirus is only a PR problem.” (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://washingtonmonthly.com/2020/03/14/trump-is-trying-to-run-a-pandemic-response-like-a-business-with-disastrous-results/

ATLANTIC
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater promotes hatred of Trump.
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/peter-wehner-trump-presidency-over/607969/
— How to Run an Election in a Pandemic America’s election systems are not well equipped for this. – LAINE GODFREY (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/03/tuesday-primary-florida-arizona-coronavirus/607996/

INDEPENDENT
— Coronavirus will bankrupt more people than it kills — and that’s the real global emergency We may look back on coronavirus as the moment when the threads that hold the global economy together came unstuck – Omar Hassan
https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/coronavirus-deaths-trump-stock-market-pandemic-economy-bankrupt-italy-a9394891.html

GUARDIAN
— Coronavirus: Trump declares national emergency but denies responsibility for any failings (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2020/mar/13/trump-declares-national-emergency-over-coronavirus-pandemic-video
— Be careful. Trump may exploit the coronavirus crisis for authoritarian ends – Andrew Gawthorpe (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/14/trump-may-exploit-coronavirus-crisis
— How to give your elderly relatives coronavirus advice: a doctor’s view – Rachel Clarke (DIERSEN: How vulnerable are you? My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes would stress to me a) that I am 71 years old, b) that I have type 2 diabetes which is not in control, c) that I am obese, d) that I get far too little exercise, e) etc.) 
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/13/elderly-relatives-coronavirus-advice

AL JAZEERA
— Trump, coronavirus and the politics of a pandemic Experts warn world leaders will have to overcome nationalist tendencies to deal with the rapidly spreading disease. – Joseph Stepansky (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use coronavirus a) to destroy Trump and Pence, b) to destroy those like me who believe the aforesaid, and c) to destroy those like me who refuse to promote coronavirus panic.)
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/03/trump-coronavirus-politics-pandemic-200313174546799.html

March 13 Evening Edition

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

JEANNE FOR CONGRESS
— Ives Statement On COVID-19
https://mailchi.mp/50a33ef59c44/jeanne-ives-statement-on-covid-19?e=985ad8c00b

ABC7
— Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker to close all schools through end of month as COVID-19 cases reach 46 – Jessica D’Onofrio, Eric Horng, Evelyn Holmes and Sarah Schulte
https://abc7chicago.com/health/all-illinois-schools-to-close-as-covid-19-cases-reach-46/6009278/
— Election judges have quit and polling places are opting out as COVID-19 concerns heighten
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/election-judges-have-quit-and-polling-places-are-opting-out-days-before-illinois-primary/6011030/
— Trump says he’ll likely be tested for COVID-19 ‘fairly soon’ – AP (DIERSEN: Will Pelosi try to quarantine Trump and Pence?)
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/as-coronavirus-inches-closer-trump-says-hell-likely-be-tested-fairly-soon/6010807/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Gov. J.B. Pritzker closes schools to be safe, but doesn’t dare touch the election – John Kass
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/john-kass/ct-coronavirus-illinois-pritzker-kass-20200314-sepetz5am5azdm2jq3eqlzpgna-story.html
— Chicago-area election judges dropping out, polling places closing amid coronavirus fears – Hal Dardick
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-coronavirus-chicago-cook-suburbs-election-judges-20200314-x3l24gcuyra3djtgnm6uvsl7oe-story.html
— Illinois officials announce 14 new coronavirus cases and Gov. J.B. Pritzker keeps up criticism of federal response – Dan Petrella
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-jb-pritzker-coronavirus-update-friday-20200314-zwrf7rv6frgijk7ie6ko47jvpi-story.html
— Coronavirus threat hovers over Illinois primary election as suburban voters hold key in Democratic presidential race – RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-presidential-primary-20200313-kbzljlpa6jcarmq2xtptstj2gm-story.html
— Pritzker told school superintendents statewide on a call Friday that we he will order schools to close from Tuesday, with classes set to resume March 30
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-pandemic-chicago-illinois-news-20200312-kn45pek3cnegld3r7a7ts7azbe-story.html
— Can you be forced into quarantine? Your questions, answered – NEIL MACFARQUHAR (DIERSEN: Will Pelosi try to quarantine Trump and Pence?)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-nyt-coronavirus-quarantine-questions-20200312-h7vvdqwuibck5boz4d7fjtk6ba-story.html
— Coronavirus disruptions could strain Chicago’s finances and pension funds – GREGORY PRATT and JOHN BYRNE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-coronavirus-chicago-city-budget-20200313-qilxthhaovfjdharkvl6dyd2cm-story.html
— America without sports: Coronavirus prompts a national timeout – Editorial
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-editorial-coronavirus-sports-mlb-nba-nhl-20200313-camd75n43jbfvflm7eppap2pjy-story.html
— If you don’t vote, don’t whine – Editorial
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-illinois-primary-biden-sanders-foxx-lipinski-madigan-20200313-ki6orp6crnff7nssrfdtun7hfa-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Get tested for coronavirus, Mr. President It does not matter that you have experienced no symptoms. That is the treacherous nature of the disease. And you’re a prime candidate to get it. – Editorial (DIERSEN: Will Pelosi try to quarantine Trump and Pence?)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/3/13/21179187/coronavirus-test-covid-19-pandemic-donald-trump-rose-garden-jair-bolsonaro-mar-a-lago
— Early voting sites to remain open in Chicago on Election Day — providing ‘fallback plans to fallback plans’ The unprecedented modern day pre-election scramble comes as the list of Election Day polling sites in the city and suburban Cook County requiring relocation climbed to 175 amid concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. – Rachel Hinton 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/3/13/21179311/coronavirus-early-voting-sites-chicago-election-day-fallback
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters use coronavirus to destroy America to destroy Trump.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/2020/3/13/21177501/coronavirus-covid-19-fears-sandwich-generation
— All bets are off: Illinois casinos ordered to shut down due to coronavirus Gov. J.B. Pritzker previously urged establishments to call off gatherings of 250 people or more. – Mitchell Armentrout
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/3/13/21179323/casino-close-coronavirus-illinois-rivers

DAILY HERALD
— DuPage relocating 14 polling places for Election Day
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200313/dupage-relocating-14-polling-places-for-election-day
— Spring break might pose greater risk of exposure for students, families – Madhu Krishnamurthy
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200313/spring-break-might-pose-greater-risk-of-exposure-for-students-families
— 6 tips for dealing with anxiety over the coronavirus.
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200312/6-tips-for-dealing-with-anxiety-over-the-coronavirus
— Cook County shifts polling places due to COVID-19 concerns – Bob Susnjara
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200313/cook-county-shifts-polling-places-due-to-covid-19-concerns

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters use coronavirus to destroy America to destroy Trump.
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/pandemic-or-not-election-matters
— Pritzker orders all schools shut The governor reverses his previous stand, saying the latest information points to the need for strong action. – GREG HINZ 
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/pritzker-orders-all-schools-shut
— Archdiocese of Chicago suspends Mass, closes all schools Starting Monday, classes at all Catholic schools in Cook and Lake counties will be canceled amid COVID-19 concerns. The archdiocese also says Mass is suspended effective tomorrow evening. 
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/education/archdiocese-chicago-suspends-mass-closes-all-schools

JOURNAL STANDARD
— Sheriffs stand up for citizen safety, against ‘P.C. progressives’ – Andrew Chesney
https://www.journalstandard.com/opinion/20200313/sheriffs-stand-up-for-citizen-safety–against-pc-progressives

ALTON TELEGRAPH
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters side with foreign countries against America. 
https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Analysis-Trump-s-virus-playbook-offers-US-vs-15127454.php

CHICAGO NOW
— 14th CD Republican Primary candidate Catalina Lauf w/Berkowitz tonight in McHenry Co, Cable Ch. 17, and on the Web 24/7 – Jeff Berkowitz
http://www.chicagonow.com/public-affairs-with-jeff-berkowitz/2020/03/14th-cd-republican-primary-candidate-catalina-lauf-wberkowitz-tonight-in-mchenry-co-cable-ch-17-and-on-the-web-247/

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Schofield Called Out for Voting for Cat Tax
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/12/schofield-called-out-for-voting-for-cat-tax/ 
— Still Another Hit Piece Against Oberweis and Rezin
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/12/still-another-hit-piece-against-oberweis-and-rezin/ 
— Sign Complaint
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/12/sign-complaint/ 
— Weber Plans Fundraiser
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/12/weber-plans-fundraiser/ 
— About Fifty CJNJ Drug Cartel Members Arrested in IL, WI and IN
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/12/about-fifty-cjnj-drug-cartel-members-arrested-in-il-wi-and-in/ 
— Justin Hansen’s Judicial Campaign Mailings
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/13/most-of-justin-hansens-mailings/ 
— Contract Changes for SEIU Employees in Coroner’s Office on Tap for Next County Board Meeting
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/13/contract-changes-for-seiu-employees-in-coroners-office-on-tap-for-next-county-board-meeting/ 
— No Live Streaming Again of Algonquin Township Meeting
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/13/no-live-streaming-of-algonquin-township-meeting/ 
— IL-14: Jerry Evans Contrasts Himself from Opponents in Primary Race
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/13/il-14-jerry-evans-constrasts-himself-from-opponents-in-primary-race/ 
— Former County Board Member Jim Heisler Endorses Michael Rein for Coroner
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/13/former-county-board-member-jim-heisler-endorses-michael-rein-for-coroner/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— CATHOLIC MASS IN CHICAGO, COOK AND DUPAGE COUNTIES SUSPENDED, CATHOLIC SCHOOLS CLOSED INDEFINITELY
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/03/catholic-mass-in-chicago-cook-and-dupage-counties-to-suspended-catholic-school-closed-indefinitely-.html
— CHAMPAIGN MAYOR ATTEMPTS TO USE CORONAVIRUS TO BAN SALES OF FIREARMS, ALCOHOL AND GASOLINE
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/03/champaign-mayor-attempts-to-use-coronavirus-to-ban-sales-of-firearms-alcohol-and-gasoline.html
— THORNER & O’NEIL: ARE REPUBLICANS READY TO CONFRONT DEMOCRAT BALLOT FRAUD?
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/03/thorner-are-republicans-ready-to-confront-democrat-ballot-fraud.html

CAPITOL FAX
— Uihlein asks when we can go back to our “normal lives”
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/13/uihlein-asks-when-we-can-go-back-to-our-normal-lives/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: From: Liz Uihlein. . .Subject: The Media is Overblowing COVID-19 Dear Members of the Illinois Legislature: There were 1,701 cases in the U.S. of which there were 41 deaths; whereas an overwhelming number of people have been infected with and died from the flu this season. While you may think the government enforced closing of events, schools, etc. is helping prevent the spread of this infection, you are impacting local, state and national economies and adding unnecessary panic and fear in the American people. What happens in 2 weeks? Are you willing to indefinitely close institutions? At what point do we go back to our normal lives? This has been a huge disruption. Sincerely, Liz Uihlein, President, Uline)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters use coronavirus to destroy America to destroy Trump.
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/13/question-of-the-day-3035/
— OUTRAGEOUS: Champaign city council unanimously approves sweeping emergency ordinance
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/13/champaign-city-council-unanimously-approves-sweeping-emergency-ordinance/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Coronavirus price tag expected to be staggering Experts struggle to calculate costs amid competing wish lists from Trump, Democrats – Stephen Dinan (DIERSEN: Trump-haters use coronavirus to destroy America to destroy Trump.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/12/coronavirus-price-tag-expected-be-staggering/
— Trump declares national emergency to deal with coronavirus – Tom Howell Jr. and Dave Boyer
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/13/trump-declares-national-emergency-deal-coronavirus/
— Communist China’s propaganda arm blames coronavirus on U.S. Army – Bill Gertz
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/12/us-army-brought-coronavirus-wuhan-chinese-foreign-/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Future murky for emergency coronavirus package as Trump and Pelosi disagree – Nihal Krishan
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/future-murky-for-emergency-coronavirus-package-as-trump-and-pelosi-disagree

FOX NEWS
— China hints at denying Americans life-saving coronavirus drugs – Barnini Chakraborty
https://www.foxnews.com/world/chinese-deny-americans-coronavirus-drugs

RUSH LIMBAUGH
— Dems Think They’re Beating Trump, But Nobody Wants Any of This
https://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2020/03/13/dems-think-theyre-beating-trump-but-nobody-wants-any-of-this/

AMERICAN THINKER
— For Italy, multilateral globalism, plus socialism, equals death – Monica Showalter
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/03/with_health_care_collapsing_italy_learns_just_how_worthless_the_eu_is_and_socialized_medicine_too.html

AMERICAN GREATNESS
— Morning Greatness: China Claims Wuhan Flu Came From America – Liz Sheld
https://amgreatness.com/2020/03/13/morning-greatness-china-claims-wuhan-flu-came-from-america/

BREITBART
— Joe Biden Uses Coronavirus Address to Lob Political Shots at Trump – HARIS ALIC (DIERSEN: Trump-haters use coronavirus to destroy America to destroy Trump.)
https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2020/03/12/jjoe-biden-uses-coronavirus-address-to-lob-political-shots-at-trump/
— Louisiana Postpones Presidential Primary Elections over Coronavirus Fears – HANNAH BLEAU
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/13/louisiana-postpones-presidential-primary-elections-over-coronavirus-fears/

BLAZE
— Trump declares coronavirus outbreak a national emergency, frees up $50 billion in federal funding. Market responds with major jump – Phil Shiver
https://www.theblaze.com/news/trump-coronavirus-national-emergency
— OUTRAGEOUS: Illinois (Champaign) mayor issues coronavirus emergency that gives her the power to ban the sale of guns, ammo, alcohol, and more There hasn’t been one confirmed case in her city – Phil Shiver
https://www.theblaze.com/news/illinois-mayor-coronavirus-ban-guns-ammo

DAILY CALLER
— OUTRAGEOUS: Champaign Illinois First Locality To Cite “Emergency Powers” To Ban Gun Transfers – NRA ILA
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/13/champaign-illinois-first-locality-to-cite-emergency-powers-to-ban-gun-transfers/

CNS NEWS
— Mexico Eyeing Border Closure to Keep Coronavirus-Carrying Americans Out – Melanie Arter
https://www.cnsnews.com/blog/melanie-arter/mexico-eyeing-border-closure-keep-coronavirus-carrying-americans-out

NEWSMAX
— Trump Swivels on Coronavirus, But Critics Still Attack – Conrad Black (DIERSEN: Trump-haters use coronavirus to destroy America to destroy Trump.)
https://www.newsmax.com/conradblack/coronavirus-trump-democrats-politics/2020/03/13/id/958207/

COMMUNITY DIGITAL NEWS
— Are Democrats planning a new world order out of CoronaVirus chaos? – Karen Hagestad Cacy (DIERSEN: Trump-haters use coronavirus to destroy America to destroy Trump.)
https://www.commdiginews.com/featured/are-democrats-planning-a-new-world-order-out-of-coronavirus-chaos-128163/

TOWNHALL
— How the Liberal Media Earned Their ‘Enemy of the People’ Title Today at Trump’s Wuhan Virus Presser – Matt Vespa
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2020/03/13/point-and-laugh-why-this-nyt-reporter-had-to-quickly-delete-his-tweet-about-the-dow-jones-n2564928

FEDERALIST
— Woke Media Calls Term ‘Wuhan Virus’ Racist After Using Term ‘Wuhan Virus’ – Tristan Justice
https://thefederalist.com/2020/03/13/woke-media-calls-term-wuhan-virus-racist-after-using-term-wuhan-virus/

NATIONAL REVIEW
— The Dems’ Diversity Panic Liberals lecture Republicans on race, gender, and sexuality, even as Dems pick between straight white guys for president. – DEROY MURDOCK
https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/03/the-dems-diversity-panic/
— You Cannot Spin a Pandemic. You Can Only Deal with It. – JIM GERAGHTY
https://www.nationalreview.com/the-morning-jolt/you-cannot-spin-a-pandemic-you-can-only-deal-with-it/

PRESS STORIES
— What Matters: Coronavirus Puts America on Hold (DIERSEN: Trump-haters use coronavirus to destroy America to destroy Trump.)
http://presstories.com/2020/03/13/what-matters-coronavirus-puts-america-on-hold/

THE HILL
— Stocks rally as Trump declares national emergency – SYLVAN LANE 
https://thehill.com/policy/finance/487500-stocks-rally-to-finish-week-of-panic-as-trump-declares-national-emergency

REUTERS
— GM, Ford to have white-collar employees work remotely starting Monday
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ford-having-most-white-collar-151326069.html

CNN
— TRUMP-HATERS ARE OVERJOYED: America is shutting itself down – Zachary B. Wolf
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/13/politics/what-matters-coronavirus-puts-america-on-hold/index.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats do everything that they can to get “Progressive Women” to hate Trump more and more and more.
https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2020/03/13/us/politics/ap-us-election-2020-illinois.html

WASHINGTON POST
— White House, House Democrats reach deal on coronavirus economic relief package, Pelosi announces – Erica Werner, Mike DeBonis, Paul Kane and Jeff Stein
https://www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2020/03/13/paid-leave-democrats-trump-deal-coronavirus/
— Trump declares coronavirus outbreak a national emergency, announces measures that send financial markets soaring – Teo Armus, Rick Noack, 
Katie Mettler, Marisa Iati, Miriam Berger and Meryl Kornfield 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/03/13/coronavirus-latest-news/
— Louisiana becomes first state to postpone primaries amid coronavirus fears – John Wagner and Colby Itkowitz 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/03/13/campaign-live-updates/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “After Trump promised ‘anybody’ can get coronavirus testing, patients and doctors still complain of roadblocks.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/coronavirus-testing-denials/2020/03/12/a70eca1e-63df-11ea-912d-d98032ec8e25_story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Coronavirus is a test that no one knows how to pass.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/coronavirus-is-a-test-that-no-one-knows-how-to-pass/2020/03/13/881a6dfc-6402-11ea-845d-e35b0234b136_story.html
— Young Americans say billionaires do more harm than good, study shows Roughly two-thirds of Americans now say being rich is more about having advantages in life than working hard – Christopher Ingraham (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, if I had been a minority or a female, because of discrimination against minorities and against females, a) I would not have been able to earn a job-related bachelor’s degree when I was 21 in 1970 and job-related master’s degrees when I was 27, 31, and 48; job-related professional certifications when I was 30, 32, 41, 45, 47, and 48; and a job-related professional license when I was 32 and b) the Post Office would NOT have hired me in 1966 or let me work there for almost 3 years; IRS would NOT have hired me in 1971 or let me work there for almost 9 years; IRS would NOT have promoted me in 1972, 1973, or 1974; GAO would NOT have hired me in 1980 or let me work there for almost 18 years; and GAO would NOT have promoted me in 1986.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/03/13/billionaires-pew-research-poll/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Florida Legislature Passes Weakened E-Verify Bill Advocates for less immigration criticize bill’s weakened enforcement, while businesses worry about cost – Arian Campo-Flores and Alejandro Lazo
https://www.wsj.com/articles/florida-legislature-passes-weakened-e-verify-bill-11584108345

DETROIT NEWS
— TRAGIC: ‘Unprecedented’ demand drop prompts 40% capacity cut for Delta Airlines – Keith Laing
https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/2020/03/13/unprecedented-demand-drop-prompts-40-percent-capacity-cut-delta-airlines/5044026002/

NEW YORK MAGAZINE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters use coronavirus to destroy America to destroy Trump.
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/03/andrew-sullivan-reality-arrives-to-the-trump-era.html

NEWSWEEK
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters side with China against America.
https://www.newsweek.com/donald-trump-us-refusing-face-reality-coronavirus-china-state-media-1492173
— I AM IN ITALY AMID THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. AMERICA MUST ACT NOW—AND ACT BIG – NEWT GINGRICH
https://www.newsweek.com/newt-gingrich-i-am-italy-amid-coronavirus-crisis-america-must-act-now-act-big-opinion-1492270

FEDERAL NEWS NETWORK
— When can the federal government lawfully terminate employees? – Joanna Friedman (DIERSEN: Based on the court’s decision in Diersen v. GAO, the federal government can terminate its employees who are Republican, White, male, non-veteran, and/or older if they oppose patronage, oppose political affiliation discrimination, oppose reverse discrimination, or oppose age discrimination.) 
https://federalnewsnetwork.com/commentary/2020/03/when-can-the-federal-government-lawfully-terminate-employees/

ABC AUSTRALIA
— Coronavirus might not make you seriously ill. But those around you may not be so lucky – Virginia Trioli
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-03-14/coronavirus-may-not-make-you-ill-what-about-people-around-you/12053480

March 11 Evening Edition

WHITE HOUSE
— Watch live: President Trump addresses the nation  Tonight at 9 p.m. ET, President Donald J. Trump will address Americans from the Oval Office about our country’s fight against the global Coronavirus outbreak.
https://www.whitehouse.gov/1600daily/

ABC7
— Chicago Election Board urges vote by mail, early voting amid COVID-19 outbreak for Illinois primary
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/chicago-election-board-urges-early-voting-amid-covid-19-outbreak/6003279/

NBC5
— New Guidelines for Illinois Nursing Homes As Coronavirus Spreads Illinois has 1,200 long-term care facilities serving more than 100,000 residents, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. – Katie Kim 
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/new-guidelines-for-illinois-nursing-homes-as-coronavirus-spreads/2235144/

WGN TV
— Biden cancels Illinois campaign event
https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/biden-cancels-illinois-campaign-event/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Naperville cancels St. Patrick’s Day parade, 5K ‘out of an abundance of caution’ in light of coronavirus – ERIN HEGARTY
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-naperville-st-patricks-day-parade-st-20200311-hq2h5kc7znakpk4huim6ej4gge-story.html
— Coronavirus in downtown Chicago: COVID-19 case at Prudential Plaza; nearby buildings alert tenants, employees – RYAN ORI
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-case-prudential-office-building-20200311-k3g3mheprnbjdb4pjtunlrmgla-story.html
— Will, DuPage counties to stock polling places with hand sanitizer in wake of coronavirus – ERIN HEGARTY
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-early-voting-coronavirus-sanitizer-will-dupage-counties-st-20200309-wrvz4nxtpvedbf463s4zzzbvki-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, to be a Democrat is to be someone who promotes hatred full time against individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/dahleen-glanton/ct-dahleen-glanton-bigoted-candidates-republican-problem-20200311-vhmn5ys4dba4bfffoondg5qy4m-story.html
— 2020 census getting underway: Website goes live as counting set to begin – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/nation-world/ct-nw-us-census-live-website-20200310-sg3th4shsrgufmmehuf52gw5ey-story.html
— GOP auditor candidates in DuPage question if longevity a good or bad thing for job they want – GILES BRUCE (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes demonize, denigrate, and condemn the experience that I gained a) working for GAO for almost 18 years, the last 11 years of which at the GS-13 Step 1-10 levels, currently $85,084-$131,532/year, b) working for IRS for almost 9 years, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 levels, currently $85,084-$96,431/year, c) passing the Certified Internal Auditor and CPA examinations on my first attempt, d) earning three job related master’s degrees, e) etc.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-dupage-auditor-candidates-gop-st-0311-20200310-bnju4vmmy5b6haowrj2pemgfum-story.html
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD IN NAPERVILLE SUN: Loss of grants puts housing for homeless LGBTQ youth in jeopardy – SUZANNE BAKER (DIERSEN: DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Ever-increasingly, Democrats encourage young people to be LGBTQers.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-360-youth-services-grant-loss-housing-st-0311-20200310-k44mpuyv4va43ldiqukuaa25ea-story.html
— Coronavirus around the world: WHO declares outbreak is now a pandemic, Italy closes all stores except pharmacies and food markets – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-coronavirus-around-the-world-20200311-l2zpnruyxzdhjegdqstsms7b4a-story.html
— Amtrak to reduce routes, roll out voluntary leave program as coronavirus cuts train travel in half – ROBERT CHANNICK
https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-amtrak-routes-voluntary-leave-coronavirus-20200311-knwruqbynrehbkda4xygcndz7u-story.html
— Green beer will still flow in Chicago despite St. Patrick’s parade cancellations due to coronavirus fears, but bars expect big losses – JOSH NOEL, LOUISA CHU, PHIL VETTEL, GRACE WONG and ADAM LUKACH
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-food-patricks-parades-canceled-fallout-chicago-0311-20200311-y4lxmeytrjg2tost2s7mp2otq4-story.html
— Chicago-area blood drives canceled over coronavirus fears, sparking concern about hospital supplies – LISA SCHENCKER
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-blood-drives-canceled-illinois-shortage-20200311-4wwkcyhrfzfirkebxtohjmaaxe-story.html
— House Republicans call for suspension, audit of Illinois’ automatic voter registration in light of latest problems – JAMIE MUNKS
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-avr-suspension-proposal-20200311-ppykro3odfcnznk6btovwexwum-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— City election board to move 25 Election Day voting locations The move comes amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. In other election news, State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has canceled her election-night party due to virus concerns. – Rachel Hinton 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/11/21174939/coronavirus-polling-places-moved-election-day-voting
— Coronavirus sparks nursing homes in Chicago and beyond to rethink polling place duties Polling place switches are prompting city election officials to encourage voters to either early vote by March 16, or vote by mail, with a deadline to apply on Thursday. Officials said applications have to be in their Chicago office or arrive via mail by 5 p.m. – Tina Sfondeles 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/3/10/21173854/coronavirus-polling-places-chicago-peoria-dupage-nursing-homes-early-voting
— Joe Biden cancels Chicago rally and fundraisers in wake of coronavirus crisis Biden planned fundraisers and a get-out-the-vote rally Friday in Chicago ahead of the Illinois primary. – Lynn Sweet
https://chicago.suntimes.com/elections/2020/3/11/21175378/joe-biden-cancels-chicago-rally-fundraisers-coronavirus-crisis
— Why Chicago’s 4th Congressional District — those ‘earmuffs’ — are about fairness and not gerrymandering The district was drawn to give Latinos a chance to elect someone of their choosing, not for cynical partisan gain or to dilute the vote of African Americans. – Liliana Scales
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/3/11/21164850/illinois-4th-congressional-district-gerrymandering-voting-rights-act-census-liliana-scales

DAILY HERALD
— Coronavirus state count at 25, including 1 new in Lake County, 2 at Arlington Heights hospital – Eric Peterson & Marni Pyke
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200311/coronavirus-state-count-at-25-including-1-new-in-lake-county-2-at-arlington-heights-hospital
— McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks has declared a state of emergency for the county in response to its first COVID-19 case, officials said in a news release Wednesday.
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200311/mchenry-county-declares-state-of-emergency
— DuPage taking steps to reduce courthouse visitors amid coronavirus fears – Robert Sanchez
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200311/dupage-taking-steps-to-reduce-courthouse-visitors-amid-coronavirus-fears
— Administration weighs delaying tax deadline amid outbreak – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20200311/business/303119923/
— Lake County clerk suggests precautions when voting
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200311/lake-county-clerk-suggests-precautions-when-voting
— Wauconda Township Trustee Steven Stiller dies following accident at home – Russell Lissau
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200311/wauconda-township-trustee-steven-stiller-dies-following-accident-at-home
— Elgin providing hand sanitizing, asking screening questions
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200311/elgin-providing-hand-sanitizing-asking-screening-questions
— Two more coronavirus patients receiving treatment from Northwest Community Healthcare – Eric Peterson
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200311/two-more-coronavirus-patients-receiving-treatment-from-northwest-community-healthcare
— Woodstock driver’s license facility closed over coronavirus concerns – Nabiha Asim
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200311/woodstock-drivers-license-facility-closed-over-coronavirus-concerns

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Pru Plaza coronavirus case confirmed Tenants at One Two Pru have been told a worker at the massive complex is ill with the virus. It’s believed to be Chicago’s first confirmed case at a major downtown office building. – STEPHANIE GOLDBERG
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/commercial-real-estate/pru-plaza-coronavirus-case-confirmed

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Carolyn Schofield Hit Piece on Allen Skillicorn
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/11/carolyn-schofield-hit-piece-on-allen-skillicorn/ 
— IL-14: Primary is an Either O.R. Race
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/11/il-14-primary-is-an-either-o-r-race/ 
— Gradel Allies Add Catalina Lauf to Hit List
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/11/gradel-allies-add-catalina-lauf-to-hit-list/ 
— Rezin Sends Letter Focused on McHenry County Voters
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/11/rezin-sends-letter-focused-on-mchenry-county-voters/ 
— Planned Parenthood Endorsement Stressed in Personal PAC’s Second Mailing on Brian Sager’s Behalf
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/11/planned-parenthood-endorsement-stressed-in-personal-pacs-second-mailing-on-brian-sagers-behalf/ 
— Yet Another Hit Piece against Oberweis and Rezin from Gradel Allies
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/11/yet-another-hit-piece-against-oberweis-and-rezin-from-gradel-allies/ 
— McHenry County Health Department Doing Tracing Contacts of Teen with Coronavirus, But Won’t Disclose Hometown
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/11/mchenry-county-health-department-doing-tracing-contacts-of-teen-with-coronavirus-but-wont-disclose-hometown/ 
— NWH Endorses Carolyn Schofield for State Representative in the GOP Primary
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/11/nwh-endorses-carolyn-schofield-for-state-representative-in-the-gop-primary/ 
— Pro-Abortion-at-Any-Time Personal PAC Mails for Brian Sager
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/11/pro-abortion-at-any-time-personal-pac-mails-for-brian-sager/ 
— IL-14: Ted Gradel Mailer Has His Positives and Sue Rezin Negatives
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/11/il-14-ted-gradel-mailer-has-his-positives-and-sue-rezin-negatives/ 
— Brian Sager Endorsed by Windy City Times
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/10/brian-sager-endorsed-by-windy-city-times/ 
— Letter Carolyn Schofield Sent the NRA
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/03/10/letter-carolyn-sent-the-nra/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— OBERWEIS RESPONDS TO CAMPAIGN FUNDING QUERY FROM 6 GOP STATE REPS
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/03/oberweis-responds-to-campaign-funding-query-from-6-gop-state-reps.html
— GOVERNOR’S NEW IMMIGRATION POLICY PUTS ILLINOIS FAMILIES AT RISK – John M. Cabello, R-Machesney Park State Representative, 68th District
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/03/op-ed-governors-new-immigration-policy-puts-illinois-families-at-risk.html

CAPITOL FAX
— Secretary White bans large groups from Statehouse
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/11/secretary-white-bans-large-groups-from-statehouse/
— Illinois Senate President Don Harmon today announced the cancellation of next week’s Senate session days as part of a public health initiative to limit exposure and hopefully slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/11/session-canceled-for-next-week/
— Pritzker announces 6 additional COVID-19 cases, for a total of 25
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/11/pritzker-announces-6-additional-covid-19-cases-for-a-total-of-25/
— ICJL says be wary of judicial candidates with Irish surnames during St. Patrick’s Day voting
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/11/icjl-says-be-wary-of-judicial-candidates-with-irish-surnames-during-st-patricks-day-voting/
— Pritzker will file emergency rules to provide benefits to people unemployed due to COVID-19
https://capitolfax.com/2020/03/11/pritzker-will-file-emergency-rules-to-provide-benefits-to-people-unemployed-due-to-covid-19/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Blaming Trump for the ‘Wuhan Virus’ Left uses the coronavirus outbreak to beat up on the president because impeachment didn’t work – Tammy Bruce (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those a) who blame me, b) who blame my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails, and c) who blame my service as a Republican Precinct Committeeman, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member, Milton Township Republican Organization webmaster, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member, and American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member FOR ALL OF THEIR PROBLEMS, FOR ALL OF YOUR PROBLEMS, FOR ALL OF MY PROBLEMS, AND FOR ALL OF EVERYONE’S PROBLEMS.) 
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/11/blaming-donald-trump-for-the-wuhan-virus/
— What would the liberal media do if Trump verbally attacked a Michigan autoworker? Joe Biden gets a pass and cheered for his inappropriate actions – Tim Young
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/11/what-would-the-liberal-media-do-if-president-trump/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— 150,000 immigrants from 72 nations with coronavirus stopped at border – Paul Bedard
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/washington-secrets/dhs-warns-150-000-immigrants-from-72-coronavirus-nations-at-border

BREITBART
— Unlike Trump, Joe Biden Punches Down – JOEL B. POLLAK
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/11/pollak-unlike-trump-joe-biden-punches-down/

CNS NEWS
— Bernie Sanders: Trump ‘is a Racist, a Sexist, a Homophobe, a Xenophobe and a Religious Bigot’
https://www.cnsnews.com/article/national/cnsnewscom-staff/bernie-sanders-trump-racist-sexist-homophobe-xenophobe-and

CAMPUS REFORM
— University of Chicago student Evita Duffy, daughter of former GOP rep ‘harassed,’ ‘threatened’ for opposing socialism – Celine Ryan
https://www.campusreform.org/?ID=14494
— ‘Corrupt,’ ‘creepy,’ and ‘racist’: Students don’t think very highly of Joe Biden – Jon Street
https://www.campusreform.org/?ID=14498

THE HILL
— Trump huddles with bankers on coronavirus economic relief – SYLVAN LANE 
https://thehill.com/policy/finance/487087-trump-to-huddle-with-bankers-on-coronavirus-economic-relief
— Top Trump officials adopt more urgent tone as coronavirus spreads – BRETT SAMUELS
https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/487108-top-trump-officials-adopt-more-urgent-tone-as-coronavirus-spreads
— States impose drastic measures to battle coronavirus – JESSIE HELLMANN 
https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/487109-states-impose-drastic-measures-to-battle-coronavirus

HUFFINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Do Not Listen To Trump On Coronavirus.”
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/coronavirus-trump-health-experts_n_5e6941bcc5b6dda30fc28bbc

POLITICO
— ‘We are part of the problem’: Lawmakers seek to halt Capitol visits as the outbreak grows Visitors continue to flow into the Capitol, even as coronavirus fears escalate. – SARAH FERRIS and MELANIE ZANONA
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/11/lawmakers-capitol-visits-coronavirus-125965

CNN
— World Health Organization declares coronavirus a pandemic – Jamie Gumbrecht
https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-outbreak-03-11-20-intl-hnk/h_0cc7fc92661bca767fbee35c5e5fedd1

ABC NEWS
— Democrats demand apology after McCarthy tweets about ‘Chinese coronavirus’ – Joan Muwahed
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/democrats-demand-apology-mccarthy-tweets-chinese-coronavirus/story?id=69513372

NBC NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Trump-haters use coronavirus to promote globalism. 
https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/coronavirus-trump-era-proves-nationalism-s-worse-globalism-world-ncna1154881

NEW YORK TIMES
— Sanders Spreads the Blame for His Decline. – Reid J. Epstein (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those a) who blame me, b) who blame my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails, and c) who blame my service as a Republican Precinct Committeeman, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member, Milton Township Republican Organization webmaster, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member, and American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member FOR ALL OF THEIR PROBLEMS, FOR ALL OF YOUR PROBLEMS, FOR ALL OF MY PROBLEMS, AND FOR ALL OF EVERYONE’S PROBLEMS.) 
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/10/us/politics/bernie-sanders-michigan-2020.html

USA TODAY
— HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: For 32 million workers, it’s a case of health or wealth 1 in 4 jobs in America lacking paid sick leave – Jessica Guynn and Kelly Tyko (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who have been the most furious a) that I had paid sick leave while I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years, b) that I used very little of that sick leave, and c) that my unused sick leave increased my Civil Service Retirement System pension. I would focus on those who were big drinkers and/or big smokers.) 
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2020/03/09/coronavirus-paid-sick-leave-apple-olive-garden/5006181002/
— Biden to hold virtual events in Illinois, Florida due to coronavirus concerns – Rebecca Morin
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2020/03/11/joe-biden-hold-virtual-events-illinois-florida-due-coronavirus/5025206002/

WEEK
— Coronavirus is 10 times more lethal than the seasonal flu, Trump’s task force immunologist says
https://theweek.com/speedreads/901470/coronavirus-10-times-more-lethal-than-seasonal-flu-trumps-task-force-immunologist-says

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters crow about their success in using coronavirus to drive the stock market down.
https://www.usnews.com/news/economy/articles/2020-03-11/dows-bull-market-ends-after-11-year-run-amid-coronavirus-related-sell-off

POLITICUS USA
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Trump’s Coronavirus Failure Just Killed An 11 Years Of Stock Gains.”
https://www.politicususa.com/2020/03/11/trump-bear-market.html