September 28 Morning Edition

ABC7
— 49 shot, 7 fatally, in Chicago weekend violence
https://abc7chicago.com/49-shot-7-fatally-in-chicago-weekend-violence/6619005/

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— 49 shot, 7 fatally, in Chicago weekend violence. At least two of the homicide victims were teenagers.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2020/9/27/21458287/chicago-weekend-shooting-gun-violence-homicide-september-25-28

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Elections board says mail-in applicants who instead want to vote in person should first wait for their ballots to arrive – KELLI SMITH
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-voting-early-mail-delays-20200926-2yfkgw56czcs7ofzs3va4gmnrq-story.html
— Illinois Democrats look to win more suburban state legislative seats in November despite corruption probe – DAN PETRELLA and JAMIE MUNKS
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-legislature-2020-election-preview-20200928-neht43g7qvfz3ehcojn4xrwkbm-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters blame Trump for all the problems that Blacks have had, are having, and will have.
https://www.pressreader.com/usa/chicago-tribune/20200928/281771336634958
— Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says billboards honoring Breonna Taylor are not political – JOHN BYRNE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-chicago-lori-lightfoot-breonna-taylor-billboards-20200925-ga3glriajzebpctxo7doj5co4y-story.html

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Here’s what really happens when states raise taxes on millionaires As Pritzker pushes for higher rates on wealthiest, results of similar moves elsewhere shed light on likely effects. – A.D. QUIG
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/economy/heres-what-really-happens-when-states-raise-taxes-millionaires

WGN RADIO
— Should you be worried about the virus when you go to vote? Dr. Most visits with Dean Richards – Ryan Pollock
https://wgnradio.com/health/should-you-be-worried-about-the-virus-when-you-go-to-vote-dr-most-visits-with-dean-richards/

WBEZ
— How Michael Madigan Went To Bat For The Wife And Mother Of The Chairman Investigating The ComEd Scandal  The House speaker tried to get state jobs for Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch’s relatives and others recommended by Welch, records show. – Dan Mihalopoulos (DIERSEN: GAO hired me in 1980 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, younger person, or veteran who would take the job. IRS hired me in 1971 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job. The Post Office hired me in 1966 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job.)
https://www.wbez.org/stories/how-michael-madigan-went-to-bat-for-scandal-inquiry-chairmans-wife-and-mother/bbcd2bc4-6dbd-497b-9527-30ceee7e4fed

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Affordable health care at stake with Barrett’s nomination.”
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20200927/durbin-affordable-health-care-at-stake-with-barrettrsquos-nomination

KANE COUNTY CHRONICLE
— OUTSTANDING: Thousands of supporters of Pres. Donald Trump gathered Sunday for a rally at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles. – ERIC SCHELKOPF
https://www.kcchronicle.com/2020/09/27/photos-trump-supporters-gather-in-st-charles-for-sunday-afternoon-rally/d9ms7g5/

DEKALB DAILY CHRONICLE
— Underwood, Oberweis debate police brutality, gun control, abortion – CASSIE BUCHMAN
https://www.daily-chronicle.com/2020/09/27/underwood-oberweis-debate-police-brutality-gun-control-abortion/a1kwlc8/

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— Six months later: The ripple effect of COVID-19 in Central Illinois How the pandemic has changed us — and what we’ve learned – Allison Petty
https://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/six-months-later-the-ripple-effect-of-covid-19-in-central-illinois/article_33ec8720-c912-5b63-a9c3-d817a49d6027.html

SOUTHERN
— Demonstrators gather in Vienna City Park in response to alleged racist Snapchat group – Brian Munoz
https://thesouthern.com/news/local/demonstrators-gather-in-vienna-city-park-in-response-to-alleged-racist-snapchat-group/article_12c2aa10-e247-5867-b4fc-8faafc002d69.html

DAILY EGYPTIAN
— Racist incident at Vienna high school leads to protest “You don’t know what it’s like to have to be so scared for the lives of your children” – Keaton Yates, Jamilah Lewis, and George Wiebe
https://dailyegyptian.com/102931/news/all-lives-cant-matter-until-black-lives-do-racist-incident-at-vienna-high-school-leads-to-protest/

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— OUTSTANDING: Celebrate the Red, White and Blue event; Rep. Darin LaHood makes appearance – Austin Schick (DIERSEN: When will the Daily Herald report on the DuPage County Republican Central Committee’s outstanding rally in support of law enforcement Sunday afternoon, September 20, 2020, at the Klein Creek Golf Club in Winfield. Those who spoke included Jim Durkin, Bob Berlin, Jim Mendrick, Jeanne Ives, Jim Oberweis, Jim Zay, Tim Whelan, and Richard Jorgensen. Candidates included Jeannette Ward, Grant Wehrli, Amy Grant, Seth Lewis, Deanne Mazzochi, Peter Breen, Laura Curtis, Laura Hois, Babette Holder Youngberg, Chris Kachiroubas, Bob Grogan, Donald Puchalski, Sean Noonan, Brian Krajewski, Tim Elliott, Kevin Coyne, Robert Larsen, Karen Kelly, Mary Lou Wehrli and Judges Ann Celine Walsh, Monique O’Toole, James McCluskey, and Richard Felice. The hundreds of attendees included many Republican county and township officials and party leaders and Precinct Committeemen. Event sponsors included Berlin, Jorgensen, Cronin, Durkin, Zay, DiCianni, Puchalski, Larsen, Hart, Mendrick, Kachiroubas, Walsh, Felice, McCluskey, Noonan, Krajewski, Tornatore, Whelan, Dabrowski, Wilkens, Lewis, Boltz, Grinsby, A. Anderson, Monino, Henry, M.L. Wehrli, Musson, Kain, Grant, Hois, Carlson, Bergl, Kordik, and Kammes.)
https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/celebrate-the-red-white-and-blue-event-rep-darin-lahood-makes-appearance/
(FROM THE ARTICLE :A rally held Sunday in the twin cities showing support for law enforcement, firefighters, and EMT’s. The Celebrate the Red, White and Blue Rally held by the McLean County Republicans was hosted at the Corn Crib Stadium and featured displays from local businesses, community tributes and appearances from local, state and federal lawmakers. Organizers said the goal of the event was to let first responders and other personnel that they are appreciated, especially in these times and every day. Congressman Darin LaHood showed his support Sunday afternoon said it’s time to end the talks across the nation that call for defunding the police.)

CHICAGO NOW
— Democrats hotly oppose gerrymandering…except in Illinois – Dennis Byrne (DIERSEN: In 2015, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes succeeded in gerrymandering my DuPage County Milton Township Precinct 9. I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes. Previously, they succeeded in ending my TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairmanship in 2012, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee membership in 2011, my Milton Township Republican Organization webmaster service in 2010 and 2004, my Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee membership in 2007, and my American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board membership in 2004.)
http://www.chicagonow.com/dennis-byrnes-barbershop/2020/09/democrats-hotly-oppose-gerrymandering-except-in-illinois/

WIREPOINTS
— “Fix the problems instead of throwing more money into the bottomless pit that is unreformed Illinois” – Mark on with Mike Flannery
https://wirepoints.org/fix-the-problems-instead-of-throwing-more-money-into-the-bottomless-pit-that-is-unreformed-illinois-mark-on-with-mike-flannery/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— CHAMPAIGN COUNTY CLERK SENDS WRONG POLLING LOCATION TO VOTERS
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/09/champaign-county-clerk-sends-wrong-polling-location-to-voters.html

CAPITOL FAX
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats focus on defeating Amy Grant.
https://capitolfax.com/2020/09/28/here-we-go-again-different-excerpt-leaked-of-rep-amy-grants-fundraising-call/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Graham: Senate Judiciary Committee to vote by Oct. 22 on Barrett nomination – Gabriella Muñoz
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/27/graham-senate-judiciary-committee-to-vote-by-oct-2/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Illinois State football coach abruptly quits, puts ‘All Lives Matter to Our Lord’ sign on office door while leaving – Emma Colton
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/college-coach-abruptly-quits-puts-all-lives-matter-to-our-lord-sign-on-office-door-while-leaving

GOPUSA
— A Month Before The Election ‘Experts’ Predict ‘Huge Surge’ In Covid Cases
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=95498
— America: Hundreds Turn Out For Trump Car Parade In Kansas City
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=95489

REAL CLEAR POLITICS
— An Answer to Urban Violence: Take Politics Out of Policing – Mark C. Curran Jr.
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2020/09/25/an_answer_to_urban_violence_take_politics_out_of_policing_144291.html

THE HILL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters say “Fears grow of chaotic election.”
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/518350-fears-grow-of-chaotic-election
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats want the military to be 100% anti-law enforcement, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexual, anti-married people, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian American, anti-German Americans, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. The more that Democrats succeed at the aforesaid, the more firearms and ammunition that Republicans will buy for their self-defense.
https://thehill.com/policy/defense/518328-trump-pentagon-collide-over-anti-diversity-training-push

POLITICO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters demonize, denigrate, and condemn People of Praise.
https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/09/27/how-amy-coney-barretts-religious-group-helped-shape-a-city-422329
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters crow about their success in getting women to hate Trump.
https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/09/28/trump-women-voters-422346
— Trump readies thousands of attorneys for election fight Dozens of lawyers from three major firms have been hired. Thousands of volunteer attorneys and poll watchers across the country have been recruited. – ANITA KUMAR
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/09/27/trump-legal-network-election-day-fight-422035
— Black Women Reach Record Numbers in Down-Ballot Races. Kamala Harris is on the top ticket, but she has plenty of company in congressional races. – KELLY DITTMAR and GLYNDA C. CARR
https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/09/23/black-women-record-down-ballot-races-420121

NEW YORK POST
— Trump blasts ‘disgraceful’ criticism of Amy Coney Barrett over Catholic faith – Aaron Feis
https://nypost.com/2020/09/27/trump-blasts-criticism-of-amy-coney-barrett-over-catholic-faith/

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Vicious hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters say “Contested elections can unleash violent white supremacy. We have seen it before. Why Trump’s refusal to commit to accepting the election results is so dangerous.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/09/28/contested-elections-can-unleash-violent-white-supremacy-we-have-seen-it-before/

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— Biden is slightly healthier, study says, but both presidential candidates may be ‘super-agers’ – JAMES RAINEY (DIERSEN: What do you say to those who promote age discrimination? All my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes promote age discrimination a) to get rid of those who are older than they are and/or b) to curry favor with younger people. I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton’s West District, in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County’s 4th District, in DuPage County, and in Illinois. I would focus on present and past leaders of the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, Wheaton, DuPage County, Illinois, and Wheaton Chamber of Commerce.)
https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-09-25/biden-trump-super-agers-longevity-study
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The presidential candidates and their supporters will likely keep belittling the other guy as a doddering old fool, but a group of geriatric experts say in a new paper that both President Trump and challenger Joe Biden appear to have the physical and cognitive tools to make it through four years in the White House. In fact, the two candidates’ relative good health and other advantages — parental longevity, access to top-notch healthcare and abstinence from smoking and drinking — suggest both men are likely to become long-living “super-agers,” who thrive well into their 80s, or beyond, according to a draft report written by three medical doctors and four researchers with expertise in public health, survival analysis and statistics. . .While the candidates are unusually healthy for their age, Biden is projected to live longer because of his routine fitness regimen, compared with Trump’s relatively sedentary lifestyle and obesity, according to the paper. which will be published in October in the Journal on Active Aging. The journal bills itself as “an indispensable tool for professionals who are dedicated to older adults living as fully as possible regardless of age.”)

USA TODAY
— Democrats, not Republicans, are hypocrites on filling SCOTUS seat Democrats accuse Republicans of being hypocrites in the issue of the vacant seat on the Supreme Court, but it is Democrats who are full of hypocrisy. – Rick Scott
https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2020/09/25/democrats-scotus-hypocrisy-surrounding-empty-seat-column/3505321001/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Everybody Expects the Anti-Catholic Inquisition – Dominic Green (DIERSEN: The Democrat Party platform is extremely anti-Catholic.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/everybody-expects-the-anti-catholic-inquisition-11601154297
— Inflation Is Already Here—For the Stuff You Actually Want to Buy Prices are rising for things people need in the pandemic, even if the overall inflation number remains subdued – James Mackintosh
https://www.wsj.com/articles/inflation-is-already-herefor-the-stuff-you-actually-want-to-buy-11601112630
— Google Will Be Hard Habit to Break Regulators might have legitimate concerns about Google’s dominance in search, but there is little they can do if consumers use it anyway. – Dan Gallagher (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Google does everything that it can a) to promote the Democrat, Libertarian, and Green party platforms, b) elect Democrat Party candidates, and c) to defeat Republican Party candidates.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/google-will-be-hard-habit-to-break-11601128801

FORBES
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC, BRIBERY: Bloomberg Raises Millions So Floridians Convicted Of Nonviolent Felonies Can Pay Off Fines—And Vote – Jack Brewster
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jackbrewster/2020/09/22/bloomberg-raises-millions-so-floridians-convicted-of-felonies-can-pay-off-fines-and-vote/#501fcac75d62

INC.
— These 5 Habits Will Help You Stay Focused All Day. – MINDA ZETLIN (DIERSEN: What do you do and what motivates you to stay focused on doing it? I put together and send out a GOPUSA ILLINOIS email every morning and every evening. The continuing failure/refusal of Republican organizations in Illinois to keep Illinois Republicans up-to-date with government and political news and commentary continues to motivate me to put together and send out a GOPUSA ILLINOIS email every morning and every evening. The continuing massive efforts by my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes a) to discourage me from putting the emails together and sending them out and b) to stop everyone from reading the emails also motivates me.)
https://www.inc.com/minda-zetlin/focus-productivity-techniques-habits-traci-stein.html

FEDERAL NEWS NETWORK
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats want federal employees and federal contractors to be 100% anti-law enforcement, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexual, anti-married people, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian American, anti-German Americans, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. The more that Democrats succeed at the aforesaid, the more firearms and ammunition that Republicans will buy for their self-defense.
https://federalnewsnetwork.com/dod-reporters-notebook-jared-serbu/2020/09/industry-holds-its-breath-on-impact-of-trump-diversity-training-order/

FAST COMPANY
— 6 types of bad bosses and how to deal with them Should you look for a new job, or is there a way to build a productive working relationship? – JUDITH HUMPHREY (DIERSEN: I should write a book about all those who supervised me while I worked for GAO 1980-1997, IRS 1971-1980, Firestone Stores 1970-1972, and Post Office 1966-1969. I would focus on how they dealt with tremendous pressure from their Democrat superiors to get rid of me and to get rid of those who shared my demographics – Republican, conservative, draft avoider, White, male, Protestant, German American, those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time, etc. Further, I should write a book about those who have lead the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Center Right Coalition, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter, etc. I would focus on the aforesaid who blame me for all their problems, for all of your problems, for all my problems, and for all of everyone’s problems. I should title the book “The Scapegoaters.”)
https://www.fastcompany.com/90550967/6-types-of-bad-bosses-and-how-to-deal-with-them

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
— With Anger at Police High, Officers Face Greater Danger – AP
https://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2020-09-27/with-anger-at-police-high-officers-face-greater-danger

NEWSWEEK
— Trump Accuses Bloomberg of ‘Serious Crime’ in Helping Ex-Prisoners Vote – EMILY CZACHOR
https://www.newsweek.com/trump-accuses-bloomberg-serious-crime-helping-ex-prisoners-vote-1534505
— Discrimination Against Whites Needs More Attention, Say About Half of White Republicans in 3 Southern States – BENJAMIN FEARNOW (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs crow that they give preference to those who are minority, female, younger, LGBTQ, non-married, poor, non-Christian, non-Protestant, non-Italian American, non-German American, those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time, and/or citizens of foreign countries. That is, ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs crow that they discriminate against those who are White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time, and/or citizens of America.)
https://www.newsweek.com/discrimination-against-whites-needs-more-attention-say-about-half-white-republicans-3-southern-1534514

September 26 Morning Edition

ABC7
— President Trump intends to pick conservative Amy Coney Barrett as Supreme Court nominee – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/trump-intends-to-tap-barrett-for-supreme-court-sources/6575998/
— As Fair Tax Amendment vote approaches, some Republicans accuse governor of intimidation Illinois is 1 of only 8 states with a flat tax – Sarah Schulte
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/some-republicans-accuse-governor-of-intimidation-over-fair-tax-amendment/6566931/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Team Pritzker’s new threat to raise everyone’s taxes – Editorial
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-pritzker-tax-graduated-illinois-20200925-7xdknnlvcnhk5a4bacf6t2ip6e-story.html
— Mayor Lori Lightfoot, labor leaders call for congressional help on Chicago’s coronavirus revenue hole – JOHN BYRNE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-chicagolori-lightfoot-labor-letter-congress-aid-package-20200925-z77eijtvwfa6tc2bydyhxx5qp4-story.html
— Demonstrators call for justice outside Lake County Courthouse during Kyle Rittenhouse extradition hearing – KARIE ANGELL
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/ct-lns-rittenhouse-vigil-st-0926-20200925-ipbtzclhgfgj3pyb3sivtmqx7i-story.html
— A look in the mirror: We vote for candidates who reflect us – JEFF SCRIMA (DIERSEN: Those who are the following vote for candidates who are the following: anti-law enforcement officers, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexuals, anti-married people, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian American, anti-German American, anti-draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. How many of the aforesaid are voters in your precinct, in your municipal district, in your municipality, in your township, in your county district, and in your county? How many of the aforesaid are candidates on ballots in your precinct, in your municipal district, in your municipality, in your township, in your county district, and in your county? What percent of the yard signs being displayed in your precinct, in your municipal district, in your municipality, in your township, in your county district, and in your county are a) for Democrat candidates and b) for Republican candidates?)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-commentary-politics-mirrors-20200925-lgi7vfqk35dnffx6g23mzphjsy-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Pritzker’s income tax battle heats up with warnings of tax hikes, verbal exchange of ‘scare tactics’ vs. ‘a number of lies’ The flurry of rhetoric came after Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton’s warning of a potential 20% tax increase if voters reject Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s graduated income tax proposal. – David Roeder and Sam Charles
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/9/25/21456006/illinois-income-tax-juliana-stratton-big-increase-ahead-amendment-fails
— Madigan tells House panel to start the probe without him: ‘I have provided all of the answers I can give’ Madigan’s letter to the committee appears to be his most substantive response yet to the bombshell bribery case against ComEd. – Jon Seidel
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/9/25/21456958/speaker-mike-madigan-investigative-panel-commonwealth-edison-comed-durkin-house
— Lightfoot defends using electronic billboards to display #SayHerName message honoring Breonna Taylor Some aldermen criticized the mayor, saying the billboards are for public service announcement and safety alerts. “It’s a political statement,” said Ald. Anthony Napolitano (41st). – Fran Spielman
https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2020/9/25/21456133/mayor-lightfoot-criticized-over-breonna-taylor-billboard-message

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Republicans blast Stratton for tax hike comments – Doug Finke
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20200925/republicans-blast-stratton-for-tax-hike-comments

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Six University of Illinois administrators and a campus Jewish organization quickly criticized a newly-adopted Illinois Student Government resolution calling on the UI to divest from its own police department and those of Champaign and Urbana, as well as corporations it said are contributing to human-rights violations. – Debra Pressey
https://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/sharp-criticism-follows-ui-student-government-action/article_1fe71d31-1fa6-5ab2-99eb-61414d08e85d.html

SUBURBAN LIFE
— ‘We must address the effects of climate change’ Students rally in Hinsdale against environmental racism – JOSHUA WELGE (DIERSEN: If I ran of a government or for a political office, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes would shout that my father worked for a chemical plant in Chicago Heights for 28 years that dumped pollution on Blacks.)
https://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2020/09/26/we-must-address-the-effects-of-climate-change-students-rally-in-hinsdale-against-environmental-racism/an22ty3/
— Photos: Hinsdale for Black Lives Matter strike against environmental racism – ERICA BENSON
https://www.mysuburbanlife.com/lists/2020/09/26/ab2e677985a74fe294dc34eaf6c77ea3/index.xml
— James Doe v. Dennis Hastert jury trial set for February 2021 – KATIE FINLONE
https://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2020/09/25/james-doe-v-dennis-hastert-jury-trial-set-for-february-2021/awy3mfo/

WSIL TV
— Locals protest over Breonna Taylor case – Denise Turner
https://wsiltv.com/2020/09/25/locals-protest-over-breonna-taylor-case/

CHICAGO PATCH
— Gov. Pritzker Pledges Racial Equity, Activists Hear ‘Lip Service’ Pritzker’s public pledge to deliver equity in Black community is “hypocritical lip service” without action, activist says. – Mark Konkol (DIERSEN: How soon will Pritzker issue an executive order a) to officially take income, assets, and opportunities away from Republicans in Illinois and b) to give that income, that wealth, and those opportunities to Blacks in Illinois?)
https://patch.com/illinois/chicago/gov-pritzker-pledges-racial-equity-activists-hear-lip-service

CENTER SQUARE
— Nearly half of all Illinois statehouse seats uncontested – Greg Bishop
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/nearly-half-of-all-illinois-statehouse-seats-uncontested/article_02a02cc0-ff70-11ea-a38b-2f785c785f92.html

ILLINOIS FAMILY ACTION
— Trump Nominates Amy Coney Barrett Over Howls of Rage from RBG Worshippers – Laurie Higgins
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2020/09/trump-nominates-amy-coney-barrett-over-howls-of-rage-from-rbg-worshippers/

FOX NEWS
— Pro-Trump crowd in Illinois (Northbrook) opposes Trump-bashing ‘Coronavirus Death Scoreboard’ “You don’t see the Republicans attacking other people,” a student organizer says – Joseph A. Wulfsohn
https://www.foxnews.com/us/pro-trump-crowd-in-illinois-opposes-trump-bashing-coronavirus-death-scoreboard

BREITBART
— Facebook Censors Tucker Carlson for ‘False News’ – ALLUM BOKHARI (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. I should write a book about my critics/opponents and their many efforts to censor me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.)
https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2020/09/25/facebook-censors-tucker-carlson-for-false-news/
— Poll Shows Majority Turn Against Rioters, Media – JOHN NOLTE
https://www.breitbart.com/law-and-order/2020/09/23/nolte-poll-shows-majority-turn-against-rioters-media/

THE HILL
— Ending the Hyde Amendment is no longer on the backburner – DESTINY LOPEZ (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote abortion.)
https://thehill.com/opinion/civil-rights/518332-ending-the-hyde-amendment-is-no-longer-on-the-backburner
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Trump furor stokes fears of unrest.”
https://thehill.com/homenews/the-memo/518363-the-memo-trump-furor-stokes-fears-of-unrest?rnd=1601075935

POLITICO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled conservative-hating conservative-hater says “Why the right-wing has a massive advantage on Facebook.”
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/09/26/facebook-conservatives-2020-421146

CNBC
— Trump Supreme Court pick Amy Coney Barrett ensures abortion fight for election’s final day – Tucker Higgins
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/25/trump-supreme-court-pick-barrett-ensures-election-fight-over-abortion.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater asks “Will Amy Coney Barrett Cost Republicans the Senate?”
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/25/opinion/amy-coney-barrett-scotus.html?searchResultPosition=7
— How to Predict Merit Aid in a Strange College Application Season Students may have no test scores, altered grades and compromised extracurricular activities. So how will colleges dole out the discounts? – Ron Lieber
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/25/your-money/merit-aid-SAT-optional.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— On Being Black and Conservative The Heritage Foundation’s president on the racial progress she’s experienced, the problems that remain, and becoming a target of Fox host Tucker Carlson. – Nicole Ault
https://www.wsj.com/articles/on-being-black-and-conservative-11601061892
— If the nominee is Amy Coney Barrett, Democrats should resist the urge to target her for her faith. – Peggy Noonan
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-truth-about-people-of-praise-11600990129

DETROIT NEWS
— Google’s search business targeted in US antitrust case – David McLaughlin and Gerrit De Vynck (DIERSEN: Google continues to refuse to treat www.gopillinois.com as being a news website.)
https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/2020/09/25/googles-search-business-targeted-us-antitrust-case/3529515001/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Barr has been a key ally in Donald Trump’s crackdown on technology giants. The U.S. president has railed against internet companies for allegedly censoring conservative viewpoints online.)

BUSINESS INSIDER
— The US can afford to pay reparations to Black Americans — as long as it sells some federal lands – Rashawn Ray (DIERSEN: How strongly do Democrats blame you for the problems that Blacks have? The more of the following that you are, the more that Democrats blame you for the problems that Blacks have: law enforcement officer, Trump supporter, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owner, Protestant, German American, draft avoider, and if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.businessinsider.com/personal-finance/why-use-federal-lands-pay-reparations-slavery-2020-9

WEEK
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters ask “Is Facebook growing too close to Trump?”
https://theweek.com/articles/939431/facebook-growing-close-trump

MANAGEMENT CONSULTED
— Accenture Careers (DIERSEN: Democrats and RINOs use up-or-out to get rid of Republicans, and especially to get rid of Republicans who are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Protestant, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://managementconsulted.com/accenture-careers/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The competitive environment, the up-or-out promotion schedule, and the sheer size of the company ensure a high rate of turnover. This means that Accenture jobs are frequently available, in a variety of roles as well as office locations. These jobs are posted at multiple forums, but you can be sure to find some at Glassdoor and Indeed.)

VANCOUVER SUN
— NDP, Liberal and Green parties have subtly different plans to keep people safe while campaigning – Lori Culbert (DIERSEN: Of course, ever-increasing, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes hint/imply/argue/shout that because of the pandemic and because of my terrible demographics (old, overweight, White, male, type-2 diabetic, Trump supporter, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owner, Protestant, 100% German American, my ancestors have been in America since 1844, and owner of six American nameplate cars and one SUV), I should NOT do anything to help elect candidates and b) I should resign as a Republican Precinct Committeeman. Nevertheless, yesterday, I finished hand-delivering door-to-door the following to all 150 homes in my precinct a) that had at least one Republican or Independent voter and b) that had no Democrat yard signs: joint candidate piece from the Milton Township Republican Organization, sample ballot, literature from the 14 Republican candidates on the ballot in my precinct who provided campaign literature, and my GOPUSA Illinois business card. Six of the aforesaid pieces had to be folded to fit inside the envelopes provided by the DuPage County Republican Central Committee. The envelopes had on them a) mailing labels provided by the DuPage County Election Division for each individual Republican or Independent voter and b) my return address label.)
https://vancouversun.com/news/politics/bc-election/dont-pet-voters-dogs-or-sneeze-on-campaign-literature-a-few-of-the-b-c-party-covid-tips-for-staff

(FROM THE ARTICLE: The three main parties supplied their safety plans to Postmedia, and there are obvious similarities around mask-wearing, social distancing, handwashing and staying home when sick. But there are also differences. At the NDP camp, workers from different parts of the campaign are “bubbled” and not allowed to interact with their fellow party workers. That is not only a drag for the Smith brothers, but for senior bus staffer Marie Della Mattia and her daughter, Emily, who works at NDP headquarters. The NDP says its rules are based on guidelines from WorkSafeBC and Henry’s office: At headquarters, staff work in small cohort teams that arrive and eat at different times while those on the bus sit in spread-out seats and hand sanitize after every stop. On Thursday, the party issued new protocols for journalists, which includes an online form that asks for symptoms and collects contact-tracing information. The Liberals’ safety plan includes many of those same elements, but also details minimizing the number of workers in campaign offices, prohibiting the public from entering the offices or requiring appointments, and using plastic or shower curtains barriers when physical distance cannot be maintained. The Liberals also have rules for canvassing, which includes limiting physical contact with doorbells and railings, hand-sanitizing between each house, never going into voters’ houses, and never petting their dogs and cats. Campaign material should be carried in a plastic bag, workers must “take every possible precaution to avoid sneezing” on it, and it should never be handed directly to a voter. Liberal events should have no more than 50 people, ideally be held outside, provide masks and sanitizer and, when possible, have assigned seating, the party says. In its safety material, the Green party acknowledges that “COVID-19 has created a situation where campaigning is going to look very different.” For starters, canvassers should wear gloves and, this year more than ever, respect a voter who isn’t interested. “Canvassers must understand that the public may not be comfortable with this type of activity at their place of residence. Team members will need to be polite, respectful and sensitive to people’s comfort levels,” the Green material says. Only team members in the same household bubble should travel in a car together. If additional people must be in the car, roll the windows down. In campaign offices, door handles, printers and sink taps must be cleaned several times a day, and Green party volunteers should avoid using common coffee pots, kettles or microwaves — which could make for some tired and hungry volunteers. Even when it comes to donations, the rules have changed. The Green party would prefer “contactless” transactions, presumably e-transfers, or old-fashioned cash can be dropped into a container with a slot on top.)

September 22 Evening Edition

NBC5
— Wisconsin, Several Other States Added to Chicago Travel Order Requiring Quarantine The city’s travel order is evaluated every Tuesday, with any additions taking effect the following Friday
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/wisconsin-several-other-states-added-to-chicago-travel-order-requiring-quarantine/2342849/
— Senate GOP Lines Up With Trump to Quickly Fill Court Seat Trump said he will announce his choice to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/politics/graham-gop-has-votes-to-confirm-trump-court-pick-by-nov-3/2342726/

CBS2
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Democrats want minorities to be pot pushers. To push pot on an individual, organization, company, government, or country is to destroy that individual, organization, company, government, or country.
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/09/22/pritzker-illinois-poised-to-have-most-diverse-cannabis-industry-tin-u-s/

WGN TV
— Secretary of State’s letter to millions of Illinois voters causes confusion over mail-in voting – Tahman Bradley
https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/secretary-of-states-letter-to-millions-of-illinois-voters-causes-confusion-over-mail-in-voting/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater uses coronavirus to promote hatred against Trump.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/rex-huppke/ct-coronavirus-death-toll-trump-covid-election-supreme-court-huppke-20200922-ygsoyzvchfhdfdyyols4vww47q-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— Milton Township supervisor Chris Heidorn pleads guilty to DUI – Susan Sarkauskas
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200922/milton-township-supervisor-pleads-guilty-to-dui
— DuPage delays vote on fairgrounds – Scott C. Morgan
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200922/dupage-delays-vote-on-fairgrounds
— Underwood, Oberweis roll out first TV ads in 14th Congressional District race – Russell Lissau
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200922/underwood-oberweis-roll-out-first-tv-ads-in-14th-congressional-district-race
— Jeff Keicher: Candidate profile, Illinois House 70th District
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200922/jeff-keicher-candidate-profile-illinois-house-70th-district
— Steven Reick: Candidate profile, Illinois House 63rd District
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200922/steven-reick-candidate-profile-illinois-house-63rd-district

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Oberweis hits TV against Underwood; surprising poll in race to succeed Lipinski Campaign activity is on the rise as ballots will soon be in the mail. – GREG HINZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/oberweis-hits-tv-against-underwood-surprising-poll-race-succeed-lipinski

SUBURBAN CHICAGOLAND
— Oberweis slams Underwood for coddling violent
https://suburbanchicagoland.com/2020/09/22/oberweis-slams-underwood-for-coddling-violent-protestors/

WVIK
— Illinois GOP Opposes Kilbride – HERB TRIX
https://www.wvik.org/post/illinois-gop-opposes-kilbride#stream/0

CENTER SQUARE
— GOP forms coalition to oppose Illinois Supreme Court Justice Kilbride – Kevin Bessler
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/gop-forms-coalition-to-oppose-illinois-supreme-court-justice-kilbride/article_8512866c-fd0e-11ea-bb6c-9f1b36f9242c.html

ILLINOIS CONSERVATIVE UNION
— Lawsuit Filed – IL State Board of Elections in Violation of Federal Election Law.
http://www.ilpac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/092120_FINAL_PR_JW-ICU-File-Suit.pdf

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— WIREPOINTS’ BASELINE REFORM PLAN REDUCES ILLINOIS’ PENSION LIABILITIES BY 40 PERCENT, RETIREMENT COSTS BY $5 BILLION ANNUALLY
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/09/wirepoints-baseline-reform-plan-reduces-illinois-pension-liabilities-by-40-percent-retirement-costs-by-5-billion-annu.html
— WHY ILLINOIS IS IN TROUBLE – 109,881 PUBLIC EMPLOYEES WITH $100,000+ PAYCHECKS COST TAXPAYERS $14B
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/09/why-illinois-is-in-trouble-109881-public-employees-with-100000-paychecks-cost-taxpayers-14b.html
— RIDINGS: COVID HYSTERIA WILL BE THE MISTAKE OF AN AMERICAN GENERATION
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/09/ridings-covid-hysteria-will-be-the-mistake-of-an-american-generation.html
— OBERWEIS ATTACKS UNDERWOOD’S REFUSAL TO CONDEMN RIOTING IN NEW AD
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/09/oberweis-launches-broadcast-media-buy-in-chicago-market.html

CAPITOL FAX
— 1,531 new cases, 30 additional deaths, 1,455 in the hospital, 3.5 percent positivity rate
https://capitolfax.com/2020/09/22/1531-new-cases-30-additional-deaths-1455-in-the-hospital-35-percent-positivity-rate/
— Another confirmation that the Cook County Democratic Party made the rich richer and the poor poorer
https://capitolfax.com/2020/09/22/another-confirmation-that-the-cook-county-democratic-party-made-the-rich-richer-and-the-poor-poorer/

TOWNHALL
— Newsweek’s Attempt to Smear Potential SCOTUS Pick Amy Coney Barrett Fails Spectacularly – Julio Rosas
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/juliorosas/2020/09/22/newsweek-attempt-to-smear-scotus-pick-amy-coney-barrett-fails-spectacularly-n2576644

JUDICIAL WATCH
— Judicial Watch Sues State of Illinois for Refusing to Disclose Voter Roll Data in Violation of Federal Law
https://www.judicialwatch.org/press-releases/illinois-refuses-voter-roll-data/

THE HILL
— Collins says she will vote ‘no’ on Supreme Court nominee before election – JORDAIN CARNEY
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/517622-collins-says-she-will-vote-no-on-supreme-court-nominee-before-election
— Democrats step up hardball tactics as Supreme Court fight heats up – JORDAIN CARNEY
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/517610-democrats-step-up-hardball-tactics-as-supreme-court-fight-heats-up

LGBTQ NATION
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Republican-hating Republican-haters say “GOP candidate mocks Black gay opponent “because of the way he talks.” After her comments were revealed, her campaign said she “did not give permission to be recorded.”
https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2020/09/gop-candidate-mocks-black-gay-opponent-way-talks/

ABC7
— Debate over Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg replacement intensifies – Diane Pathieu
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/debate-over-justice-ruth-bader-ginsburgs-replacement-intensifies/6486830/
— New York City, Portland, and Seattle deemed by DOJ as ‘anarchist jurisdictions’ (DIERSEN: How soon will the Democrats succeed in turning your municipality into an anarchist jurisdiction?)
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/3-us-cities-deemed-anarchist-jurisdictions-by-doj/6480586/

NBC5
— Democratic Lawmakers Release Recording of GOP Representative Amy Grant’s Fundraising Call Disparaging Opponent, Black Caucus
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-politics/democratic-lawmakers-release-recording-of-gop-representatives-fundraising-call-disparaging-opponent-black-caucus/2342282/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Trump says he has done more in 47 months than Biden has in 47 years – Talia Kaplan
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/trump-says-he-has-done-more-in-47-months-than-biden-has-in-47-years

WGN TV
— Hundreds attend back-to-school rally held in Naperville – Brónagh Tumulty
https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/hundreds-attend-back-to-school-rally-held-in-naperville/
— WGN-TV to present presidential, vice presidential & Illinois 6th congressional district debates
https://wgntv.com/community/press-releases/wgn-tv-to-present-presidential-vice-presidential-illinois-6th-congressional-district-debates/
— Illinois Republican Amy Grant apologizes after Democrats call statements caught on tape ‘racist,’ ‘homophobic’ – Tahman Bradley
https://wgntv.com/political-report/illinois-republican-apologizes-after-democrats-call-statements-caught-on-tape-racist-homophobic/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Trump meets with Amy Coney Barrett at White House as conservative judge emerges as favorite to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Supreme Court – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/nation-world/ct-nw-trump-supreme-court-nomination-20200921-4d5o7ot2yjav7achkfiwicahou-story.html
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Rival marijuana companies jockey for West Loop marijuana shop sites – ROBERT CHANNICK (DIERSEN: To push pot on an individual, organization, company, government, or country is to destroy that individual, organization, company, government, or country.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/marijuana/illinois/ct-biz-rival-chicago-weed-dispensaries-location-dispute-20200921-l4hibitsovailhrvepimprxmdy-story.html
— In Chicago last year, Ginsburg called for end to partisan Supreme Court nominating process | Trump’s possible SCOTUS pick Amy Coney Barrett has local ties | Thousands of parking tickets issued despite Lightfoot’s relief plan – LISA DONOVAN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-lightfoot-eshleman-ginsburg-amy-coney-barrett-trump-to-pick-spin-20200921-xixczutucrcq7egukpo5nvbb2q-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Death of a Supreme Court justice famed for consensus-building is used to sow divisions. Republican leaders show once more that they care only about power, not about the law or legitimacy.”
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2020/9/21/21449798/mitch-mcconnell-supreme-court-nomination-ruth-bader-ginsburg-jess-jackson
— Rookie aldermen chosen to lead reparations subcommittee At a time when the death of George Floyd has triggered a racial reckoning across the nation, Aldermen Shirley Coleman and Andre Vasquez must confront Chicago’s long, documented history of segregation and inequity. – Fran Spielman (DIERSEN: Will the Trump-haters argue that the longer that you, your parents, your grandparents, and the rest of your ancestors have lived in Chicago, the more reparations that you owe?)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2020/9/21/21449594/reparations-chicago-city-council-subcommittee-slavery-aldermen-vasquez-coleman
— Republican Pat O’Brien cutting into Democratic State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s lead, GOP poll finds Foxx was leading O’Brien, 48.1% to 33.8%, with 18.1% undecided. County GOP Chairman Sean Morrison said the poll shows “a real opportunity to upset Chicago’s corrupt political machine.” But Foxx’s campaign said “voters are smart and will see through [O’Brien’s] dangerous rhetoric.” – Rachel Hinton
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/9/21/21449287/republican-pat-obrien-democratic-states-attorney-kim-foxx-poll-cook-county
— Seth Lewis, Illinois House 45th District Republican nominee profile His top priorities include infrastructure, public safety and flooding.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/9/21/21450078/seth-lewis-illinois-house-rep-45th-district-republican-nominee-2020-election-candidate-profile

DAILY HERALD
— Democrats say Wheaton Republican lawmaker Amy Grant made disparaging remarks in phone call – RAYMON TRONCOSO
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200921/democrats-say-wheaton-republican-lawmaker-made-disparaging-remarks-in-phone-call
— Babette Holder Youngberg: Candidate profile, DuPage County Recorder
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200921/babette-holder-youngberg-candidate-profile-dupage-county-recorder
— Jeanette Ward: Candidate profile, Illinois Senate 25th District
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200921/jeanette-ward-candidate-profile-illinois-senate-25th-district
— Chris Bos: Candidate profile, Illinois House 51st District
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200921/chris-bos-candidate-profile-illinois-house-51st-district
— State Rep. Yingling tests positive for COVID-19 – Doug T. Graham
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200921/state-rep-yingling-tests-positive-for-covid-19
— Martin McLaughlin: Candidate profile
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200921/martin-mclaughlin-candidate-profile
— Grant, Wehrli square off with Mejia-Beal, Yang Rohr for House seats
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200921/watch-grant-wehrli-square-off-with-mejia-beal-yang-rohr-for-house-seats
— DuPage looks to extend lease with county fair association – Scott C. Morgan
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200921/dupage-looks-to-extend-lease-with-county-fair-association

NORTHWEST HERALD
— Rep. Casten criticized for calling people ‘racist’ and ‘loony’ while rapping in 2019
https://www.nwherald.com/2020/09/21/rep-casten-criticized-for-calling-people-racist-and-loony-while-rapping-in-2019/ajp51jh/

JOURNAL GAZETTE TIMES COURIER & CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Illinois GOP lawmaker Amy Grant apologizes for comments disparaging opponent’s race, sexuality – RAYMON TRONCOSO
https://jg-tc.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/illinois-gop-lawmaker-apologizes-for-comments-disparaging-opponent-s-race-sexuality/article_46ae0971-0cf2-5e9a-995a-f41d3cf0bbd7.html
https://www.news-gazette.com/coronavirus/gop-legislator-apologizes-after-recording-reveals-comments-disparaging-opponent-s-race-sexuality/article_fa5f5018-2dad-5af8-adf4-959ee1801273.html

DUPAGE COUNTY ELECTION DIVISION
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: DuPage County November 3, 2020 sample ballots are available.
https://www.dupageco.org/VoterLookup/

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Bob Anderson Points to Backroom Succession Deals as He Continues His Campaign to Abolish Townships
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/20/bob-anderson-points-to-backroom-succession-deals-as-he-continues-his-campaign-to-abolish-townships/
— Of Pensions, Their Real Estate Investments, Schools, Poverty & Crime
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/20/152410/
— Jack Franks Robo-Call Says He’s Going to Put a Sign in Your Yard, If You Don’t Want It, Call Him
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/20/jack-franks-robo-call-says-hes-going-to-put-a-sign-in-your-yard-if-you-dont-want-it-call-him/
— Sager’s Woodstock Taxing Record
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/21/sagers-woodstock-taxing-record/
— Endorsements for Marty McLaughin for State Representative
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/21/endorsements-for-marty-mclaughin-for-state-representative/
— Oberweis Polls, Abortion Ignored
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/21/oberweis-polls/
— Riot Predictions
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/21/riot-predictions/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— IVES RELEASES NEW CAMPAIGN AD: “LOCKSTEP”
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/09/ives-releases-new-campaign-ad-lockstep.html
— THORNER: FILL GINSBURG’S SEAT BEFORE NOVEMBER 3
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/09/thorner-fill-ginsburgs-seat-before-november-3.html
— ILLINOIS COVID-19 CASES TRIPLE SINCE JUNE, BUT HOSPITALIZATIONS, DEATHS REMAIN FLAT. WHAT GIVES? – Ted Dabrowski
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/09/illinois-covid-19-cases-triple-since-june-but-hospitalizations-deaths-remain-flat-what-gives.html

CAPITOL FAX
— Rep. Grant: “These comments do not reflect my heart or my faith”
https://capitolfax.com/2020/09/21/rep-grant-these-comments-do-not-reflect-my-heart-or-my-faith/
— Let Us Play “show of force” falls short
https://capitolfax.com/2020/09/21/show-of-force-falls-short/
— 1,477 new cases, 7 additional deaths, 1,436 in the hospital, 3.5 percent positivity rate, state surpasses 5 million tests
https://capitolfax.com/2020/09/21/1477-new-cases-7-additional-deaths-1436-in-the-hospital-35-percent-positivity-rate-state-surpasses-5-million-tests/
— More than 500 elected officials, others say “No” to Kilbride
https://capitolfax.com/2020/09/21/more-than-500-elected-officials-others-say-no-to-kilbride/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— State Rep. Sam Yingling tested positive last week and has been quarantined at his home in Grayslake, his office said a statement. – AP
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/21/illinois-lawmaker-tests-positive-for-covid-19-quar/
— The Biden plan: 20 million illegal immigrants – Jennifer Harper
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/21/inside-the-beltway-the-biden-plan-20-million-illeg/
— ‘This is war’: Democrats, activists vow scorched-earth battle to block Supreme Court pick Calls to ‘burn it down’ rise as Democrats warn of court-packing, state-adding – Valerie Richardson
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/20/supreme-court-pick-battles-prompts-democrats-activ/

GOPUSA
— DOJ Names 3 Cities As ‘Anarchist Jurisdictions’
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=95213
— ‘Male-Bashing’ Taking Its Toll On Families, Churches (DIERSEN: The more demographics that you share with Trump, the more that Trump-bashers bash you. What demographics do you share with Trump? Demographics that I share with Trump include the following: White, male, older, non-poor, heterosexual, married, American, Protestant, German American, Republican, conservative, patriotic, gun owner, draft avoider, federal employee (Trump current, me former), and our ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=94985

BREITBART
— Study: Joe Biden Migration Plan Could Bring 52 Million Foreign Nationals to U.S. – Joun Binder
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/21/study-biden-migration-could-bring-52-million-immigrants-us/


— U. of Chicago Defends Limiting English Grad Students to ‘Black Studies’ – TOM CICCOTTA (DIERSEN: I earned a) 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, b) JOB-RELATED professional certifications when I was 30, 32, 41, 45, 47, and 48, and c) a JOB-RELATED professional license when I was 32. If the aforesaid had not been JOB-RELATED, a) Firestone Stores, Oldsmobile, IRS, and GAO would not have offered me jobs in 1970, 1971, 1971, and 1980 respectively, b) IRS would not have promoted me in 1972, 1973, and 1974, and GAO would not have promoted me in 1986.)
https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2020/09/21/u-of-chicago-defends-limiting-english-grad-students-to-black-studies/

ONE NEWS NOW
— Sandy Rios: A GOP president finally stood up for U.S. history, forefathers – Chris Woodward
https://onenewsnow.com/education/2020/09/21/rios-a-gop-president-finally-stood-up-for-us-history-forefathers

PATRIOT POST
— Betrayed by Social Media – Don Rosenberg
https://patriotpost.us/opinion/73602-betrayed-by-social-media-2020-09-21

HOT AIR
— Black Lives Matter Deletes “What We Believe” Page – ED MORRISSEY
https://hotair.com/archives/ed-morrissey/2020/09/21/memory-hole-black-lives-matter-deletes-believe-page/

THE HILL
— Time to be honest: College admissions not a level playing field – STEVE COHEN (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes, because of discrimination against minorities and because of discrimination against females, if I had been a minority or a female, UIC, NIU, Loyola, DePaul, and IIT would not have admitted me in 1966, 1969, 1972, 1976, and 1992 respectively. But since the 1960s, admitting more minorities and admitting more females have always been top priorities for the aforesaid universities.)
https://thehill.com/opinion/education/517353-time-to-be-honest-college-admissions-not-a-level-playing-field

RASMUSSEN REPORTS
— 83% of GOP Voters Want Trump To Fill Ginsburg’s Seat
https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/general_politics/september_2020/83_of_gop_voters_want_trump_to_fill_ginsburg_s_seat

September 20 Morning Edition

ABC7
— President Donald Trump pledges woman for court, pushes Senate to move on pick – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/pres-trump-pledges-woman-for-court-pushes-senate-to-move-on-pick/6457971/
— Chicago shootings: 30 shot, 2 fatally in Chicago weekend violence
https://abc7chicago.com/30-shot-2-fatally-in-chicago-weekend-shootings/6461801/?cmp=emc-wls-news-headlines-9/20/2020

NBC5
— Democrats Face Limited Options to Stop Trump From Replacing Ginsburg Senate Republicans hold a 53 to 47 majority
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/national-international/democrats-face-limited-options-to-stop-trump-from-replacing-ginsburg/2341628/
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Bulls Hang ‘Black Lives Matter’ Mural From Advocate Center Windows – Rob Schaefer
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/sports/nbcsports/bulls-hang-black-lives-matter-mural-from-advocate-center-windows/2341185/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— OUTSTANDING: Majority of likely voters want ‘Blue Lives Matter’ laws punishing attacks on police: Poll
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/majority-of-likely-voters-want-blue-lives-matter-laws-punishing-attacks-on-police-poll
— Protesters gather outside Mitch McConnell’s home amid pushes to fill late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat – Catherine Park (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats, Libertarians, Independents, and RINOs intimidate Republicans.)
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/protesters-gather-outside-mitch-mcconnells-home-amid-pushes-to-fill-late-justice-ruth-bader-ginsburgs-seat
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Florida parents reportedly smoking weed, drinking during kids’ remote classes
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/florida-parents-reportedly-smoking-weed-drinking-during-kids-remote-classes

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— GOP Jamboree in Homer Glen seeks to recruit younger members to party – JESSE WRIGHT (DIERSEN: How old are you? I am almost 72 years old. Ever-increasingly, RINO leaders listen to RINO consultants who tell them that to attract those who are minority, female, younger, and/or moderate/liberal, you have to get rid of those who are White, male, older, and/or conservative.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-will-county-gop-jubilee-st-0921-20200919-4n5vmy36yzeu5ah2xo4q4z4yjm-story.html
— Can the United States survive the 2020 election? – STEVE CHAPMAN (DIERSEN: What do you say to RINO leaders who focus on driving conservatives out of the Republican Party, that is, who focus on driving the base of the Republican Party out of the Republican Party? I should write a book about such RINOs. I would focus on present and past leaders of the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Illinois Center Right Coalition, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter, etc. I would focus on those who cancel those like me who support the law enforcement, traditional family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, and/or equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) planks in the Republican Party platform. I would focus on those who cancel those like me who are Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Protestant, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. I would focus on those who cancel those like me who they cannot manipulate or dominate, who refuse to glorify and praise them, who refuse to pander to them, who refuse to serve as one of their operatives or dupes, and/or who refuse to give them money.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/steve-chapman/ct-column-secession-trump-biden-election-chapman-20200918-kybt5hym3nhtpkoj25gtbqmiiq-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters use Ginsburg to promote hatred against Republicans.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-rbg-memorial-chicago-20200920-v3tiqrrwjvhrppxirafbth5ivq-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— O’Brien v. Foxx: Violent crime prosecution sparks heated debate between Cook County state’s attorney candidates – Barbara Vitello
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200918/violent-crime-prosecution-sparks-heated-debate-between-cook-county-states-attorney-candidates
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH BIG COLOR PICTURE: DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters a) viciously demonize, viciously denigrate, and viciously condemn those like me who wear a mask only when Pritzker requires me to and b) hint/imply/argue/shout that to wear a mask is to shout your hatred of Trump.
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20200912/social-responsibility
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200919/constable-palatine-pair-survives-virus-still-wears-masks-and-practices-social-distancing

DAILY EGYPTIAN
— SIUC releases its Underrepresented Groups Report – Danny Connolly (DIERSEN: While I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years, my superiors always had to report their progress in getting rid of their employees who were Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran. While I have been a member of various political organizations in Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois during the last 20 years, the leaders of those organizations talk and/or act like they had to report their progress in getting rid of their members who were Republican, White, male older, non-veteran, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, non-poor, gun owners, Protestant, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://dailyegyptian.com/102616/news/siuc-releases-its-underrepresented-groups-report/
— Saluki unity, student-athlete led group focuses on diversity and inclusion – Madison Taylor (DIERSEN: To focus on diversity and inclusion is to get rid of those who are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://dailyegyptian.com/102503/sports/saluki-unity-student-athlete-led-group-focuses-on-diversity-and-inclusion/

FOX ILLINOIS
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Collins first GOP Senator to oppose voting on SCOTUS nomination before election – AUSTIN DENEAN
https://foxillinois.com/news/connect-to-congress/collins-first-gop-senator-to-oppose-voting-on-scotus-nomination-before-election

WIFR
— OUTSTANDING: Loves Park: Stateline members gather for Back the Blue rally – Zoe Chipalla
https://www.wifr.com/2020/09/20/stateline-members-gather-for-back-the-blue-rally/

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— Illinois Governor Pritzker’s Claim Of Following the Science And Data Appears To Be False…According To The Data – KIRK ALLEN & JOHN KRAFT
https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2020/09/illinois-governor-pritzkers-claim-of-following-the-science-and-data-appears-to-be-false-according-to-the-data/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: As if all this “science and data” the Governor claims he is following is not troubling enough, how about the tying of that data to the mask mandate? Early on the so-called “experts” warned that the use of masks for the healthy was not advised. In fact, it was discouraged for several reasons, of which one was because it could lead to more cases because people would be fiddling with their masks because they are not used to wearing one and that would lead to more cases. Looking at the data, Illinois hit a low from the first peak just after the middle of June. May 29th was the face mask mandate. About three weeks after that mandate, positive cases climbed. Is it possible the data is telling us the masks were doing exactly what the “experts” told us in the beginning? Considering I have yet to find one person who washes their mask after being out in public, it is quite possible that masks are a contributing factor to the increased numbers. Don’t take this to mean masks don’t help to slow the spread. We are simply suggesting the data points to more cases shortly after the mask mandate and that mandate had no guidance on the importance of making sure the mask you wear does not have a valve, is disposed of after use, or washed regularly if you’re using homemade masks. In the words of Moses, “Let My People Go”.)

FOX NEWS
— Trump rally crowd chants ‘Fill that seat!’ as Supreme Court choice looms The president told the crowd he will pick a woman to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg – Brie Stimson
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-rally-crowd-chants-fill-that-seat-as-supreme-court-choice-looms
— Mitch McConnell’s Kentucky home targeted in Supreme Court vacancy protest Reports were unclear on whether McConnell was at home in Kentucky or in Washington on Saturday. – Dom Calicchio
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/mitch-mcconnells-kentucky-home-targeted-in-supreme-court-vacancy-protest
— Trump’s Supreme Court pick likely to be Amy Coney Barrett or Barbara Lagoa: reports Both women are conservative Roman Catholics – Brie Stimson
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trumps-supreme-court-court-pick-likely-to-be-amy-coney-barrett-or-barbara-lagoa-reports

AMERICAN GREATNESS
— The Dangers of Cancel Culture Where will this hysteria end? – Chad Robichaux (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who cancel others. I would focus on present and past leaders of the Milton Township Republican Organization, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Illinois Center Right Coalition, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter, etc. I would focus on those who cancel those like me who support the law enforcement, traditional family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, and/or equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) planks in the Republican Party platform. I would focus on those who cancel those like me who are Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Protestant, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. I would focus on those who cancel those like me who they cannot manipulate or dominate, who refuse to glorify and praise them, who refuse to pander to them, who refuse to serve as one of their operatives or dupes, and/or who refuse to give them money.)
https://amgreatness.com/2020/09/19/the-dangers-of-cancel-culture/

BREITBART
— Poll: Majority Said Senate Should Hold Confirmation Hearings This Year to Fill SCOTUS Vacancy – HANNAH BLEAU
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/19/majority-said-senate-should-hold-confirmation-hearings-this-year-fill-scotus-vacancy/

BLAZE
— White BLM activist forced to apologize for pretending to be black after being outed This is the third white woman pretending to be black this month – Paul Sacca
https://www.theblaze.com/news/white-blm-activist-pretending-black
— Barack Obama, Joe Biden perform total 180 on filling Supreme Court vacancy in election year – Chris Enloe
https://www.theblaze.com/news/obama-biden-election-year-supreme-court-vacancy

TOWNHALL
— Sports World Gets ‘Equality’ All Wrong – Will Alexander (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors in the federal government used the tremendous subjectivity in their job assignment, performance appraisal, and promotion systems to give preference to their employees who were Democrat, and especially to those who were minority, female, younger, non-poor, LGBTQ, non-Christian, non-German American, those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time, etc. RINO leaders of Republican organizations use the tremendous subjectivity in their organization by-laws to get rid of Republicans who are Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Protestant, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://townhall.com/columnists/willalexander/2020/09/20/sports-world-gets-equality-all-wrong-n2576508
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The fatal flaw in the idea that America is rife with racial inequality is a failure to distinguish between two kinds of equality: the equality of blacks as human beings, and the equality of their performance in the social and economic arenas. The root of so many stubborn problems in America’s inner cities have less to do with skin color than with behavior. But instead of getting to the root of the problem, academia, corporate-types, the media, Hollywood, and now professional sports have become a septic system that pipes the rotten narrative of victimhood all over the nation, forcing regular folks to clean up all the crap. Confusing race-based inequality with performance-based inequality is what’s getting business looted and demolished, and people beaten and killed in the Twilight Zone known as the Black Lives Matter movement. Of all industries, the “put-up-or-shut-up” world of sports should know better. “Put up or shut up” is all about performance. A player’s history, pedigree, race, likeability, good looks – or bad looks – is completely separate from his value to the game. His value to the game is measured solely by his performance.)

LEGAL INSURRECTION
— Left Threatens (More) Rioting if Trump Tries to Replace RBG Before Election – Mike LaChance (DIERSEN: If/when Democrats riot in your municipality, which buildings will they loot and/or burn down?)
https://legalinsurrection.com/2020/09/left-threatens-more-rioting-if-trump-tries-to-replace-rbg-before-election/

EPOCH TIMES
— Trump to Nominate a Woman Next Week to Fill Ginsburg’s Vacancy – ALLEN ZHONG
https://www.theepochtimes.com/trump-to-nominate-a-female-next-week-to-fill-ginsburgs-vacancy_3506634.html

THE HILL
— Trump supporters chant ‘Fill that seat’ at North Carolina rally – J. EDWARD MORENO
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/517256-trump-supporters-chant-fill-that-seat-at-north-carolina-rally
— Momentum growing among Republicans for Supreme Court vote before Election Day – ALEXANDER BOLTON
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/517255-momentum-growing-among-republicans-for-supreme-court-vote-before-election-day

HUFFINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: What do you say to “Republican” candidates who ever increasingly hint/imply/argue/shout that they are not only anti-Trump, but that they are also anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexuals, anti-married people, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian Americans, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/michael-cohen-republicans-donald-trump-stupid_n_5f62cc94c5b6c6317cff784f

CNN
— Trump disputes CDC head Dr. Robert Redfield’s mask claims – Maegan Vazquez (DIERSEN: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters side with Redfield against Trump.)
https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/16/politics/donald-trump-coronavirus-masks-health-experts/index.html

ABC NEWS
— Pelosi says Democrats will ‘use every arrow in our quiver’ to block Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Pelosi does not rule out impeachment to block Trump nominee to Supreme Court. – John Parkinson
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/pelosi-demands-senate-republicans-wait-inauguration-fill-ginsburgs/story?id=73121750

NEW YORK TIMES
— MARCH 10, 2020 FLASHBACK: Sanders Spreads the Blame for His Decline. – Reid J. Epstein (DIERSEN: I should write a book about “Republican” candidates on ballots in my precinct since 2000 who have blamed me and have blamed what I have done as the following for their losses: GOPUSA Illinois Editor, 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. I would focus on those who fear that they will lose on November 3, 2020 and who are setting up me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails to take the blame.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/10/us/politics/bernie-sanders-michigan-2020.html

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— Democrats must get angry: The attempt to ram through Ginsburg’s replacement gives them the perfect opening – DAN PERRY
https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-democrats-must-get-angry-20200919-35t6ktqpxvgu7chcdyp5c7i5ha-story.html

NEW YORK POST
— Kentucky infectious disease expert who pushed mask-wearing dies of COVID-19 – Lee Brown
https://nypost.com/2020/09/20/infectious-disease-expert-who-pushed-mask-wearing-dies-of-covid-19/

BARRON’S
— The U.S. Has a Deep Economic Racial Gap. How to Address the Challenges. – Evie Liu (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, and RINOs officially demand that all levels of government in the United States a) take more and more and more income, assets, and opportunities away from Republicans and b) give that income, those assets, and those opportunities to Democrats, to Libertarians, to Greens, to Independents, and to RINOs?)
https://www.barrons.com/articles/the-u-s-has-a-deep-economic-racial-gap-how-to-address-the-challenges-51600606802

FORBES
— Inside The Massive New Effort To Get Minorities On Corporate Boards – Antoine Gara (DIERSEN: I should write a book about the ever-increasing massive efforts to get rid of individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are law enforcement, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/antoinegara/2020/09/17/inside-the-massive-new-effort-to-get-minorities-on-corporate-boards/#57656d40497b

TRENTONIAN
— NJ lawmakers want to hit the unmasked with a $500 fine – Jeff Edelstein
https://www.trentonian.com/news/nj-lawmakers-want-to-hit-the-unmasked-with-a-500-fine-jeff-edelstein-column/article_318ebef6-fb48-11ea-b52e-2b0deae0e54b.html

HARTFORD COURANT
— The governor was right to impose fines for not wearing a mask. But is it enough? – Editorial (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters a) viciously demonize, viciously denigrate, and viciously condemn those like me who wear a mask only when Pritzker requires me to and b) hint/imply/argue/shout that to wear a mask is to shout your hatred of Trump.)
https://news.yahoo.com/governor-impose-fines-not-wearing-101100131.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: When Gov. Ned Lamont announced last week that people caught not wearing a mask could face a $100 fine, cries of “King Ned” came quickly. Hecklers turned out to Gov. Lamont’s public appearances, carrying signs reading “liberty or death” and “stop the tyranny.” One Naugatuck man with a bullhorn said the governor had no right to require his 3-year-old daughter to wear a mask. Gov. Lamont has indeed issued a fair number of executive orders since he declared a state of emergency in the spring, and it’s important for the public to ask if he is overextending his authority — but in many cases, the answer is clearly “no,” and the mask protesters are missing the point and risking lives. The $100 fine for not wearing a mask is perfectly appropriate and, it appears, necessary to encourage compliance with a simple and painless act that saves lives. The legislature could easily impose the same fine. No overextension here. In one part of Indonesia, people who were caught not wearing masks were punished by being forced to dig graves for people who had died of COVID-19. A $100 fine doesn’t send as clear a message. It’s unlikely that municipal police are going to swarm public places and hand out $100 fines to the maskless, although they should make it a priority. In the end, the choice really remains with individuals. But this isn’t just about a handful of people refusing to wear masks. The data tell us that the anti-maskers are far from alone in ignoring common sense.)

NEW JERSEY
— DISGUSTING, OUTRAGEOUS: Slapping fines on those who don’t wear masks in stores advances in N.J. – Brent Johnson
https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/09/plan-to-slap-fines-on-those-who-dont-wear-masks-in-nj-stores-moves-closer-to-murphys-desk.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Despite an intense debate, New Jersey is one step closer to establishing a fine of up to $500 for shoppers who don’t properly wear a mask inside stores during the coronavirus pandemic. The state Assembly’s appropriations committee voted 7-4, along party lines, to approve the bill that says anyone who enters a store with a visible sign requiring them to wear a mask is subject to a fine of $50 to $500 if they don’t wear a face covering over both their nose and mouth. Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order in April mandating that people that enter stores in the Garden State must wear masks. Under this Democratic-sponsored bill (A4453), violators would face a fine of between $50 and $500 if they enter a store with a visible sign requiring customers wear masks but don’t have a face covering over both their nose and mouth. Originally, the bill carried a possible 30-day jail sentence, but that has since been dropped.)

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR
— Anti-mask rally draws large crowd at Nebraska Capitol – Sadiyah Ali (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters a) viciously demonize, viciously denigrate, and viciously condemn those like me who wear a mask only when Pritzker requires me to and b) hint/imply/argue/shout that to wear a mask is to shout your hatred of Trump.)
https://journalstar.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/anti-mask-rally-draws-large-crowd-at-nebraska-capitol/article_e3b6f5a4-4b84-5826-8632-e1c529838c38.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: “I see the masks affecting businesses all around Nebraska,” she said. “I support the right to wear or not wear a mask. It shouldn’t be forced.” Cars honked at the crowd, responding to posters with “Honk for freedom!” carefully stenciled. Large U.S. flags were waved alongside other posters that read “Take the mask off,” “Keep your mask off my kid” and “Trump 2020.”)

KCBS
— Are Face Masks Here to Stay? Here’s Why Some Experts Think So – Lizzy Buczak (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters a) viciously demonize, viciously denigrate, and viciously condemn those like me who wear a mask only when Pritzker requires me to and b) hint/imply/argue/shout that to wear a mask is to shout your hatred of Trump.)
https://www.radio.com/kcbsradio/news/national/are-face-masks-here-to-stay-heres-why-experts-think-so

NPR
— ‘It Only Takes 4’: Durbin Hopes Some Republicans Break Ranks To Block A Trump Nominee – MATTHEW S. SCHWARTZ
https://www.npr.org/sections/death-of-ruth-bader-ginsburg/2020/09/19/914824254/it-only-takes-4-sen-durbin-hopes-to-block-a-trump-nominee
— France Encourages Use Of Transparent Masks To Help Those With Hearing Loss – Eleanor Beardsley
https://www.npr.org/2020/09/19/914351650/france-encourages-use-of-transparent-masks-to-help-those-with-hearing-loss

September 17 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Postal worker shot with paintballs day after another was shot, injured delivering mail on South Side Vigil held for USPS letter carrier shot at 91st Street and Ellis Avenue – Leah Hope
https://abc7chicago.com/postal-worker-shot-with-paintballs-day-after-another-shot-delivering-mail-on-south-side/6431660/
— Families of Chicago violence victims rally in front of Kim Foxx’s downtown office
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/families-rally-demand-justice-for-victims-in-front-of-foxxs-office-in-loop/6429937/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Chicago homicides up 52%, with vast majority of victims Black or Latino – Frank Miles
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/chicago-homicides-up-52-with-vast-majority-of-victims-black-or-latino

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 2,056 new known COVID-19 cases and 25 more deaths reported; a look at Chicago’s economy and dining scene six months into the pandemic
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-covid-19-pandemic-chicago-illinois-news-20200917-uvz6wfxubbcqvjn5ekzryw3klm-story.html
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: ‘Abortion is healthcare’ billboards across Chicagoland remind people that Medicaid covers the medical procedure – CHRISTEN A. JOHNSON (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote abortion.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/ct-life-abortion-billboards-illinois-tt-0917-20200917-pustq2j6tfghxf7tx6xkxcrse4-story.html
— Chicago’s history of systemic racism blamed for nearly 9-year life expectancy gap between Black and white residents in new report – ANNIE SWEENEY (DIERSEN: The sooner that I die, the more that my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes will blame it on me for my being overweight, for my not getting enough exercise, for my not getting enough sleep, etc.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/criminal-justice/ct-public-health-racial-disparity-plan-20200917-zvru5krchjg5papehdon3h52aq-story.html
— Pritzker administration to meet with pot stakeholders | White Sox clinch playoffs, Mayor Lightfoot tweets support | Biss running for Evanston mayor
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-the-spin-marijuana-license-pritzker-white-sox-lightfoot-chicago-20200918-eh6jlfkzuvf4tbzvu25b4ipsrq-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— 847 CPD vacancies under microscope to chip away at $1.25 billion city budget shortfall. Mayor Lori Lightfoot has, so far, resisted the movement to de-fund the police But that doesn’t mean the Chicago Police Department’s $1.7 billion budget will be spared. – Fran Spielman
https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2020/9/17/21443959/chicago-police-847-vacancies-city-budget-cuts-billion-shortfall
— Illinois sees high numbers in both daily COVID-19 caseload and testing, so key positivity rate remains low On average, more than 2,000 people have tested positive statewide each day over the last two weeks, compared to 2,300 in mid-May when fewer people were being tested. – Mitchell Armentrout
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/9/17/21444054/illinois-covid-cases-deaths-positivity-coronavirus-pritzker-sept-17
— Upset by Smollett flap, judges refuse to kiss the ring with campaign donation — but will they tell Dems to kiss off? It was a rare election-year display of political independence for the judges, who saw in the attack on Judge Michael Toomin a clear threat to their own autonomy. – Mark Brown
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/9/17/21444480/judge-toomin-preckwinkle-cook-county-democrats-campaign-jussie-smollet-retention

DAILY HERALD
— Parties dispute how far feds will let Madigan probe go – JOHN O’CONNOR
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20200917/news/309179823/
— Public safety a top concern in DuPage budget survey – Scott C. Morgan
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200917/public-safety-a-top-concern-in-dupage-budget-survey
— Bob Grogan: Candidate profile
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200917/bob-grogan-candidate-profile

GLEN ELLYN PATCH
— Glen Ellyn Adds Cannabis Referendum Question To November Ballot The question will read, “Shall the Village permit the sale of recreational cannabis within Village limits?”​ – Lisa Marie Farve
https://patch.com/illinois/glenellyn/glen-ellyn-adds-cannabis-referendum-question-november-ballot

BLOCK CLUB CHICAGO
— OUTSTANDING: Hundreds Attend Pro-Police Rally In Jefferson Park – Ariel Parrella-Aureli
https://blockclubchicago.org/2020/09/17/hundreds-attend-pro-police-rally-in-jefferson-park-including-counter-protesters/

DUPAGE COUNTY ELECTION DIVISION
— Get Trusted Voting Information From Your Election Authority The DuPage County Clerk’s Office is urging reporters, candidates, and voters to look to the Clerk’s Office for basic information about the election.
https://www.dupageco.org/Election/Election_Commission_News/2020/63475/

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Jesse White Letter Urges Those Who Have Not Applied to Vote by Mail to Do So
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/17/jesse-white-letter-urges-those-who-have-not-applied-to-vote-by-mail-to-do-so/
— IL-Sen/IL-06: Illinois Family Action with Mark Curran and Jeanne Ives
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/17/ifacurranives/
— Daily Herald Endorses Brian Sager for State Representative
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/17/daily-herald-endorses-brian-sager-for-state-representative/
— Terry Link May Lose His Legislative Pension
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/17/terry-link-may-lose-his-legislative-pension/
— Meeting Donald Trump
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/17/meeting-donald-trump/
— Skillicorn on Abortion
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/16/skillicorn-on-abortion/
— 66th House District: Suzanne Ness Asks “Where’s Allen?”
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/16/66th-house-district-suzanne-ness-asks-wheres-allen/
— Carlos Acosta’s Absence from County Board Meeting Makes WBBM-TV
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/16/carlos-acostas-absence-from-county-board-meeting-makes-wbbm-tv/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— COULD O’BRIEN BEAT KIM FOXX IN NOVEMBER? POLLS SHOW GAP COULD BE CLOSING
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/09/could-obrien-beat-kim-foxx-in-november-polls-show-gap-could-be-closing.html
— ABORTION PAC STARTS MAILER ATTACK ON PRO-LIFE REP. SKILLICORN
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/09/abortion-pac-starts-mailer-attack-on-pro-life-rep-skillicorn.html
— NEW QUESTIONS RAISED CONCERNING COVID-19 REPORTING, GOV. PRITZKER
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/09/new-questions-raised-concerning-covid-19-reporting-gov-pritzker-.html

CAPITOL FAX
— 2,056 new cases, 25 additional deaths, 1,558 in hospitals, 3.6 percent positivity rate
https://capitolfax.com/2020/09/17/2056-new-cases-25-additional-deaths-1558-in-hospitals-36-percent-positivity-rate/
— Lausch tells House investigative committee what it can’t do
https://capitolfax.com/2020/09/17/lausch-tells-house-investigative-committee-what-it-cant-do/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Trump takes aim at cancel culture, calls 1619 Project and Critical-Race Theory ‘ideological poison’ – Dave Boyer
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/17/trump-takes-aim-cancel-culture-calls-1619-project-/
— Ocasio-Cortez says Biden can be pushed ‘in a more progressive direction’ once he’s elected – Jessica Chasmar
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/17/ocasio-cortez-we-can-push-biden-in-a-more-progress/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Trump demands ‘patriotic education’ in classrooms – Rob Crilly (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, since the Civil War, Democrat teachers encourage their students to hate those who are conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/trump-to-demand-patriotic-education-in-schools

GOPUSA
— 60% Of U.S. Businesses Closed During Pandemic Have Shuttered Permanently
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=95041

HANNITY
— CHICAGO SPIRALS: Windy City’s Murder Rate SURGES 52% Since April, Some Victims Under 10-Years-Old
https://hannity.com/media-room/chicago-spirals-windy-citys-murder-rate-surges-52-since-april-some-victims-under-10-years-old/

BREITBART
— Fox News Cuts Off Newt Gingrich After He Points Out George Soros Role in Electing Prosecutors – JOEL B. POLLAK and PENNY STARR
https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2020/09/17/fox-news-cuts-off-newt-gingrich-after-he-points-out-george-soros-role-in-electing-prosecutors/

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump decries ‘left-wing indoctrination’ in schools and that he will create national commission to push more ‘pro-American’ history. Ever-increasingly, since the Civil War, Democrat teachers encourage their students to hate those who are conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/trump-history-education/2020/09/17/f40535ec-ee2c-11ea-ab4e-581edb849379_story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: The Democrat Party is controlled by individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that hate individuals, hat organizations, hate companies, hate governments, and hate countries that are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/09/17/republicans-not-democrats-are-party-controlled-by-extremists/

NPR
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, since the Civil War, Democrat teachers encourage their students to hate those who are conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.npr.org/2020/09/17/914127266/trump-announces-patriotic-education-commission-a-largely-political-move

RASMUSSEN REPORTS
— Most Want ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Laws to Protect Police, Fear for Public Safety
https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/general_politics/september_2020/most_want_blue_lives_matter_laws_to_protect_police_fear_for_public_safety

September 16 Evening Edition

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Mayoral allies back out of pro-police ‘Back the Blue’ rally Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara accused Mayor Lori Lightfoot of being the heavy hand behind the cancellations. – Fran Spielman (DIERSEN: All DuPage County Republican elected officials and candidates support law enforcement. “All Law Abiding Citizens, Police Families & Republicans” can meet them at a DuPage County Republican Central Committee rally at Klein Creek Golf Club, 1 N 333 Pleasant Hill Road, Winfield, Illinois 60190, on Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:00 to 5:00 PM. They include Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, DuPage County Sheriff Jim Mendrick, State’s Attorney Bob Berlin and “2020 DuPage Republican Candidates Fighting To Keep DuPage Safe:” Jeanne Ives, Jeannette Ward, Grant Wehrli, Amy Grant, Seth Lewis, Deanne Mazzochi, Peter Breen, Laura Curtis, Laura Hois, Bob Berlin, Chris Kachiroubas, Bob Grogan, Richard Jorgensen, Babette Holder Youngberg, Donald Puchalski, Sean Noonan, Brian Krajewski, Tim Elliott, Kevin Coyne, Robert Larsen, Karen Kelly, Tim Whelan, Mary Lou Wehrli, Judges: Ann Celine Walsh, Monique O’Toole, James McCluskey, and Richard Felice. Durkin, Mendrick, and Berlin are the featured speakers. For more information about the rally, visit https://dupagegop.com/ .)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2020/9/16/21439996/chicago-police-rally-reform-fraternal-order-fop-sposato-taliaferro-napolitano-jefferson-park
— Willie Wilson embraces endorsement of police union that’s clashed with Black Lives Matter “If anybody can understand race, it’s me,” Wilson said. – Mitch Dudek
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/9/16/21440184/willie-wilson-embraces-endorsement-police-union-clashed-black-lives-matter
— 8 Chicago Public School teachers have died of coronavirus since the pandemic started
https://chicago.suntimes.com/essential-coronavirus-news/2020/9/16/21439472/latest-coronavirus-news-live-updates-chicago-illinois-2020
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “The president exploits liberal hypocrisy to justify his stupid decisions.”
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2020/9/16/21439687/donald-trump-indoor-rallies-maga-liberal-hypocricy-s-e-cupp
— FOP storms away from contract talks after Lightfoot demands 17 pages of disciplinary reforms Union president John Catanzara was so insulted, he will make a financial-only counter-offer and demand an up-or-down City Council vote. Aldermen voting “no” will face opponents recruited and bankrolled by the police union. – Fran Spielman and Sam Charle
https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2020/9/16/21439811/chicago-police-union-fop-contract-talks-raise-reform-budget-shortfall-city-council

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 1,941 new known COVID-19 cases reported as Pritzker says Will, Kankakee counties could soon see bars and indoor dining reopen
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-covid-19-pandemic-chicago-illinois-news-20200916-nahsbw3h2jhupi734um3quur2e-story.html
— Signs that sin taxes may be pandemic-proof | Ex-state Sen. Link pleads guilty – now who will be his replacement? | Lightfoot vs. police union boss over contract – LISA DONOVAN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-sin-taxes-pandemic-fop-lightfoot-catanzara-spin-20200916-ra3dhhuq7re2phmorebgklinmm-story.html

ABC7
— What happens if the 2020 US presidential election is contested? Some possible scenarios – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/what-happens-if-the-us-election-is-contested-some-possible-scenarios/6426254/

NBC5
— Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Region 7 Mitigations, Future of High School Sports
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/illinois-coronavirus-updates-pritzker-to-deliver-update-future-of-high-school-football/2339802/

WTTW
— Trump Calls For More Stimulus Money, Pritzker Warns of ‘Thousands’ of State Layoffs – Paul Caine
https://news.wttw.com/2020/09/16/trump-calls-more-stimulus-money-pritzker-warns-thousands-state-layoffs

DEKALB DAILY CHRONICLE
— Sycamore parents angered over middle school teacher’s virtual Black Lives Matter shirt – EDDIE CARIFIO
https://www.daily-chronicle.com/2020/09/15/sycamore-parents-angered-over-middle-school-teachers-virtual-black-lives-matter-shirt/a9rrba8/

WALLS 102
— Student shot on Western Illinois University campus; classes cancelled
https://www.walls102.com/student-shot-on-western-illinois-university-campus-classes-cancelled/

CENTER SQUARE
— Speaker Madigan’s corruption nurtured Illinois’ pension debt – Adam Schuster
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/op-ed-speaker-madigans-corruption-nurtured-illinois-pension-debt/article_12a629b8-f853-11ea-86a8-e78799f2539a.html

DUPAGE COUNTY ELECTION DIVISION
— In-Person Early Voting
https://www.dupageco.org/earlyvoting/

AMERICANS FOR TRUTH ABOUT HOMOSEXUALITY
— Burger King Uses Mascot to Market Homosexual Perversion
https://americansfortruth.com/2020/09/15/burger-king-uses-mascot-to-market-homosexual-perversion/

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Democratic Party Just-Resigned State Senator Terry Links Pleads Guilty to Income Tax Evasion, Spent Campaign Fund for Personal Purposes, Will Cooperate in Other Cases
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/16/democratic-party-just-resigned-state-senator-terry-links-pleads-guilty-to-income-tax-evasion-spent-campaign-fund-for-personal-purposes/
— IL-Sen/IL-06: Illinois Family Action Hosting Webinar with Mark Curran and Jeanne Ives
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/16/il-sen-il-06-illinois-family-action-hosting-webinar-with-mark-curran-and-jeanne-ives/
— How Do Chinese Illegals Pay Off their Coyotes?
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/16/how-do-chinese-illegals-pay-off-their-coyotes/
— Anti-Franks Billboard Puts “Criminal Sexual Assault” Accusation on Route 31
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/15/ant-franks-billboard-puts-criminal-sexual-assault-accusation-on-route-31/

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— AG: Orland Park violated FOIA, lists of blocked social media accounts are public records – JOHN KRAFT & KIRK ALLEN
https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2020/09/ag-orland-park-violated-foia-lists-of-blocked-social-media-accounts-are-public-records/

ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE
— WHEN ILLINOIS POLITICIANS CALL TAXES ‘TEMPORARY’ OR ‘FAIR,’ THEY WON’T BE – Ben Szalinski
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/when-illinois-politicians-call-taxes-temporary-or-fair-they-wont-be/

ILLINOIS FAMILY ACTION
— IFA Endorsements for the 2020 General Election – David E. Smith
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2020/09/ifa-endorsements-for-the-2020-general-election/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— ONLY BLACK REPUBLICAN SENATE CANDIDATE IN ILLINOIS FACES CHALLENGES GETTING HELP, SAYS VOLUNTEER
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/09/only-black-republican-candidate-in-illinois-faces-challenges-getting-help-says-volunteer-.html
— BOST RELEASES FIRST 2020 POLITICAL AD
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/09/bost-releases-first-2020-political-ad.html
— MORE IL REPUBLICANS LINE UP TO BOLSTER MADIGAN’S POWER
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/09/more-il-republicans-line-up-to-bolster-madigan-power-.html

CAPITOL FAX
— Kilbride touts GOP support
https://capitolfax.com/2020/09/16/kilbride-touts-gop-support/
— 1,941 new cases, 35 additional deaths, 1,565 in hospitals, 3.7 percent positivity rate
https://capitolfax.com/2020/09/16/1941-new-cases-35-additional-deaths-1565-in-hospitals-37-percent-positivity-rate/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Barr told prosecutors to charge violent protesters with sedition – Jeff Mordock (DIERSEN: How many Democrats want to be charged with sedition in Illinois, in your county, in your county district, in your township, in your municipality, in your municipal district, in your precinct, in your neighborhood, and on your block?)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/16/barr-prosecutor-charge-violent-protesters-sedition/
— Liberal Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook platform silences Trump and Republican candidates – Andy Yates
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/16/liberal-mark-zuckerbergs-facebook-platform-silence/
— Facebook pulls ad saying Biden-backed transgender bill would ‘destroy girls’ sports’ Tech giant cites 30-second spot’s ‘missing context’ – Valerie Richardson
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/16/facebook-pulled-ad-biden-transgender-bill-girls-sp/
— Mixing football with politics is a mistake Punting on the NFL’s ‘wokeball’ – Editorial
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/15/editorial-mixing-football-with-politics-is-a-mista/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Black Lives Matter protesters occupy Rochester City Hall and demand action on behalf of Daniel Prude – Madison Dibble (DIERSEN: If/when BLM protesters, BLM looters, BLM rioters, and/or BLM arsonists occupy your city hall, how will your mayor respond?)
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/black-lives-matter-protesters-occupy-rochester-city-hall-and-demand-action-on-behalf-of-daniel-prude

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
— Facebook Removes Conservative Group’s Ad Without Citing Any Factual Error ‘Do we now need pre-approval from Democrats before we run ads critical of their policies?’ – Graham Piro
https://freebeacon.com/media/facebook-removes-conservative-groups-ad-without-citing-any-factual-error/

DAILY CALLER
— Leaked Video Shows Democratic Rep Sean Casten Rapping About How Trump Supporters Are ‘Racist’ And ‘Loony’ – PETER HASSON
https://dailycaller.com/2020/09/16/leaked-video-sean-casten-illinois-rapping-trump-supporters-racist/

RUSH LIMBAUGH
— “Mostly Peaceful” Democrat Riots Have Done Over $1 Billion in Insurance Damage
https://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2020/09/16/mostly-peaceful-democrat-riots-have-done-a-1-billion-in-insurance-damage/

AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE
— Segregation, But Woke The belief that whites and non-whites cannot coexist is leading us back to a dark period in our history. – MICHAEL WARREN DAVIS
https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/segregation-but-woke/

BREITBART
— BLM Riots Are Officially the Most Costly Manmade Damage to American Property in History – JOHN NOLTE
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/16/nolte-blm-riots-are-officially-the-most-costly-manmade-damage-to-american-property-in-history/

BLAZE
— Illinois governor says no to high school football this fall. Every bordering state is allowing it. ‘If they decided to endanger children and families … that is their decision’ – Phil Shiver
https://www.theblaze.com/news/illinois-governor-high-school-football
— Illinois Democratic governor says if the federal government does not bail out his state, it will face ‘nightmare scenario’ of a 5% budget cut Seems a lot smaller than the budget cuts that small business owners are being forced to accept – Leon Wolf
https://www.theblaze.com/news/illinois-governor-federal-bailout-budget

GOPUSA
— President Pelosi? CRAZY 2020 Election Scenario Could Put Nancy Pelosi In The White House – Bobby Eberle
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=95019
— Chinese Virologist: China’s Government ‘Intentionally’ Released COVID-19
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=95026

FEDERALIST
— George Floyd Riot Damage Could Cost Insurance Companies Upwards Of $2 Billion – Tristan Justice
https://thefederalist.com/2020/09/16/george-floyd-riot-damage-could-cost-insurance-companies-upwards-of-2-billion/
— Wisconsin Worshipers Gather At Boarded-Up Capitol To ‘Turn Riots Into Revival’ – Kylee Zempel
https://thefederalist.com/2020/09/16/wisconsin-worshipers-gather-at-boarded-up-capitol-to-turn-riots-into-revival/

EPOCH TIMES
— The Windfall Elimination Provision Should Not Be Repealed – TOM MARGENAU (DIERSEN: WEP should be eliminated for those whose pensions are less than $100,000/year.)
https://www.theepochtimes.com/the-windfall-elimination-provision-should-not-be-repealed_3476410.html

THE HILL
— Maryland Episcopal Church pledges $1 million toward reparations fund – JOHN BOWDEN (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will churches dump their parishioners who are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/516745-maryland-episcopal-church-pledges-1-million-toward-reparations-fund

NBC NEWS
— Facebook axes political ad saying trans athletes will ‘destroy girls sports’ The ad is part of a $4 million swing-state campaign by the conservative American Principles Project. – Sydney Bauer
https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/facebook-axes-political-ad-saying-trans-athletes-will-destroy-girls-n1240262
— Asian American voters support Biden at 54% and Trump at 30%, but numbers don’t tell full story Biden leads among Asian Americans, and Trump has both gained and lost ground, researchers say. – Kimmy Yam
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/asian-american-voters-support-biden-54-trump-30-numbers-don-n1240263

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters say “Tracking Viral Misinformation Ahead of the 2020 Election. Every day, Times reporters will chronicle and debunk false and misleading information that is going viral online.”
https://www.nytimes.com/live/2020/2020-election-misinformation-distortions

NEWSWEEK
— A Republican county commissioner in Kansas has urged Americans to “buy a firearm and ammunition” in preparation for a “coming war” which he blamed on Democratic leaders. – TOM BATCHELOR (DIERSEN: Constructively, Democrats have declared a Second Civil War against America. The Democrat Party wants the following to be soldiers in its army: those who are in America illegally, recent immigrants, members of the mainstream news media, moderate/liberal religious leaders, educators, entertainers, business leaders, etc., Democrat, Libertarian, Green, Independent, RINO, minority, female, younger, LGBTQers, poor, moderate, liberal, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Italian Americans, anti-German Americans, and anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.newsweek.com/republican-county-commissioner-urges-americans-arm-coming-war-1532354

PEW RESEARCH
— Support for Black Lives Matter has decreased since June but remains strong among Black Americans – DEJA THOMAS AND JULIANA MENASCE HOROWITZ
https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2020/09/16/support-for-black-lives-matter-has-decreased-since-june-but-remains-strong-among-black-americans/

September 14 Morning Edition

ABC7
— Chicago violence: 51 shot, 12 fatally in weekend shootings – Jessica D’Onofrio and Jesse Kirsch
https://abc7chicago.com/51-shot-12-fatally-in-chicago-weekend-shootings/6421884/

CBS2
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Bears, Lions Players Kneel During National Anthem Before Bears Season Opener
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/09/13/bears-lions-players-kneel-during-national-anthem-before-bears-season-opener/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Chicago pastor calls for parents to reject ‘1619 Project’ slavery identity for children ‘We need to bring forward restoration and healing because the Bible teaches us that’ – Caleb Parke
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/education-1619-project-kids-school-chicago-pastor-classroom-trump-latasha-fields

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Bears take a mixed approach to the national anthem in Week 1 — some stand, some kneel and some stay off the field – COLLEEN KANE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/bears/ct-chicago-bears-national-anthem-20200913-tgr7afu7mfgn5ball24c6ewzgi-story.html
— Goodbye, Illinois. I won’t let the crushing debt hit me on the way out. – Kevin Bae, Glenview (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Illinois Democrats make it clear that they want those who are the following to leave Illinois: law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/letters/ct-letters-vp-091420-20200914-jvg7cudkuralnnyvsq4yso3nju-story.html

SOUTHERN
— 3 years ago, the Africana Studies major at SIU was on the chopping block. Now, it’s growing. – Molly Parker (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, since the Civil War, Democrats have shouted that Republicans have caused, are causing, and will forever cause all the problems that African-Americans have had, are having, and will have. Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote reparations. Ever-increasingly, Democrat candidates hint/imply/argue/shout that if elected, that will use government to take income, assets, and opportunities away from Republicans and give that income and those assets and opportunities to African-Americans.)
https://thesouthern.com/news/local/siu/3-years-ago-the-africana-studies-major-at-siu-was-on-the-chopping-block-now/article_de2d594b-d417-5878-b9ea-17b93221edca.html

KENOSHA NEWS
— How Long Should I Delay My Retirement? – Kailey Hagen (DIERSEN: Until August of 1997, when I was 48 years old, my Democrat GAO superiors falsely led me to believe that they were going to let me work until I would be eligible for regular retirement in 2003. Their success in forcing me to take their early retirement “officer” on September 30, 1997 has cost me hundreds of thousands of dollars. In today’s dollars, my Civil Service Retirement System pension is only 41% of what my GAO salary was in 1997.)
https://www.kenoshanews.com/business/investment/personal-finance/how-long-should-i-delay-my-retirement/article_f2ce68b0-a063-5df5-bfef-8d379bd6e785.html

FOX NEWS ILLINOIS
— Racial injustice themes fill empty NFL stadiums – AP (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, sports acts as an arm of the Democrat Party. Ever-increasingly, sports dumps you if you do not promote hatred of Trump.)
https://foxillinois.com/news/nation-world/racial-injustice-themes-fill-empty-nfl-stadiums

DEPAULIA
— The limitations of cancel culture – Jenicel Carmona (DIERSEN: Those who have the most religious, government, political, and/or financial clout determine who is canceled.)
https://depauliaonline.com/50200/focus/the-limitations-of-cancel-culture/

WIREPOINTS
— A Shrinking Population: Illinois the Outlier (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Illinois Democrats make it clear that they want those who are the following to leave Illinois: law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://wirepoints.org/a-shrinking-population-illinois-the-outlier-wirepoints-video/

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Saying Jack Franks’ Probe in Springfield Casts a “Stain” on McHenry County, Chuck Wheeler Calls for His Resignation
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/13/saying-jack-franks-probe-in-springfield-casts-a-stain-on-mchenry-county-chuck-wheeler-calls-for-his-resignation/
— IL-14: Lauren Underwood, Insulin, State Democratic Party Mailer and the Truth
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/13/underwood1-3/
— Madigan Spends, Directs $542,000 More Money to Ness Campaign to Bury Skillicorn
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/13/madigan-spends-directs-542000-more-money-to-ness-campaign-to-bury-skillicorn/
— Franks Ducks Daily Herald, Northwest Herald Interview
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/13/franks-ducks-daily-herald-northwest-herald-interview/
— Republicans Gather in Huntley’s Parkside Pub – Part 3
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/13/republicans-gather-in-huntleys-parkside-pub-part-3/
— IL-14: Jim Oberweis First Mailer
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/13/oberweis2/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— FAUCI: THE RESPONSE OF TRUMP ADMIN HAS BEEN IMPRESSIVE, I CAN’T IMAGINE ANYBODY COULD BE DOING MORE
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/09/fauci-the-response-of-trump-admin-has-been-impressive-i-cant-imagine-anybody-could-be-doing-more.html

WASHINGTON TIMES
— ‘Gloves are off’: Trump rips Biden as unfit for presidency at Nevada rally – Tom Howell Jr.
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/13/trump-henderson-nevada-rally-rips-biden-unfit-pres/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Michigan college inanely fights racism by encouraging segregation – Quin Hillyer
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/michigan-college-inanely-fights-racism-by-encouraging-segregation
— Baltimore Ravens stand for black national anthem but kneel for U.S. national anthem – Andrew Mark Miller
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/baltimore-ravens-stand-for-black-national-anthem-but-kneel-for-u-s-national-anthem

FOX NEWS
— NFL players perform demonstrations as part of league’s push for bigger social justice platform – Ryan Gaydos (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, sports acts as an arm of the Democrat Party. Ever-increasingly, sports dumps you if you do not promote hatred of Trump.)
https://www.foxnews.com/sports/nfl-players-week-1-2020-demonstrations-as-part-social-justice-platform

AMERICAN GREATNESS
— Defunding the Defunders Who Facilitate Riots, Violence, and Anarchy – Dan Cadman (DIERSEN: Who funds the looters, rioters, and arsonists in your municipality, in your township, and in your county?)
https://amgreatness.com/2020/09/13/defunding-the-defunders-who-facilitate-riots-violence-and-anarchy/
— Ethnocidal ‘Critical Race Theory’ Is Upon Us Like White On Rice Critical Race Theory has designated the country’s founding demographic as oppressive. Forever. – Ilana Mercer
https://amgreatness.com/2020/09/13/ethnocidal-critical-race-theory-is-upon-us-like-white-on-rice/

BREITBART
— Donald Trump Demands Death Penalty for ‘Animals’ Who Shot L.A. Deputies – CHARLIE SPIERING
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/13/donald-trump-demands-death-penalty-for-animals-who-shot-l-a-deputies/
— BLM Protesters Chant ‘F*ck The Police’, Call for Commissioner to Resign – KURT ZINDULKA
https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2020/09/14/watch-black-lives-matter-protesters-chant-fck-police-outside-scotland-yard/

TOWNHALL
— Biden Doesn’t Stand for Anything, But All Signs Point to a Far Left Presidency – Rachel Alexander
https://townhall.com/columnists/rachelalexander/2020/09/14/biden-doesnt-stand-for-anything-but-all-signs-point-to-a-far-left-presidency-n2576142
— Conservatives’ Crushing Counterattack In the Culture War – Kurt Schlichter
https://townhall.com/columnists/kurtschlichter/2020/09/14/conservatives-crushing-counterattack-in-the-culture-war-n2576095

FEDERALIST
— Michelle Obama Is Complicit In Netflix Child Porn Film ‘Cuties’ No one should doubt the considerable power former first lady Michelle Obama wields within Netflix or the unrivaled cultural influence she has to speak out in defense of preserving girlhood and innocence. – Rachel Campos-Duffy and Evita Duffy
https://thefederalist.com/2020/09/14/michelle-obama-is-complicit-in-netflix-child-porn-film-cuties/
— How The 1960s Riots Foreshadow Today’s Communist Weaponization Of Black Pain Many would have us believe that the riots and violence sweeping across America’s cities this year are spontaneous. But history and current evidence tell us otherwise. – Katharine Gorka
https://thefederalist.com/2020/09/14/how-the-1960s-riots-foreshadow-todays-communist-weaponization-of-black-pain/

COMMUNITIES DIGITAL NEWS
— Defeating BLM, the bastard child of the Black Panthers, in November – Joseph Ragonese
https://www.commdiginews.com/politics-2/defeating-blm-the-bastard-child-of-the-black-panthers-in-november-132310/

THE HILL
— Journalism or partisanship? The media’s mistakes of 2016 continue in 2020 – SHARYL ATTKISSON (DIERSEN: What do you say to journalists who claim to be nonpartisan, but who serve as propagandists for the Democrat Party, Libertarian Party, and/or Green Party?)
https://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/516036-journalism-or-partisanship-the-medias-mistakes-of-2016-continue-in-2020
(FROM THE ARTICLE: If there were any doubt left after 2016 as to what too much of the mainstream news media in America has become, it most certainly has been erased in 2020. Too often, many in my industry have revealed themselves as little more than propaganda tools for dueling political sides, no longer reporting the way journalists once did. We compete for the latest anonymous “scoop,” scandalous rumor or unsupported accusation. We pounce on the supposed “bombshell” du jour and hype it on the news, accompanied by endless round robins with political operatives. Many of us don’t even bother to find and report on stories that powerful people and interests aren’t pushing. To do this, too many of us have abandoned basic tenets of journalism. We ignore the suspicious timing of the handout “leaks” or scandals — as if nobody notices. We fail to explore or disclose sources’ motivations or conflicts of interest — as if nobody wonders about them. We don’t even pretend to assess the true news value of the “bombshell.” We’re simply happy to be of service to the propagandists; we invite them to use us, and our superiors reward us with admiration. Many of our peers either repeat the reporting, seek to confirm it using equally dubious methods or discredit it. Rarely do we step back and consider that the whole drama is being orchestrated by political puppet masters who count their successes by the number of news stories they generate.)

ABC NEWS
— College students struggle with uncertain job market after graduation Entry-level jobs, internships and job offers have declined during the pandemic. – Dana Alkhouri
https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Living/college-students-struggle-uncertain-job-market-graduation/story?id=72725954

REUTERS
— Players protest across the league in empty stadiums – Steve Keating (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, sports acts as an arm of the Democrat Party. Ever-increasingly, sports dumps you if you do not promote hatred of Trump.)
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-football-nfl-protests/nfl-players-protest-across-the-league-in-empty-stadiums-idUSKBN2640TP

NEW YORK TIMES
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: How New York City’s Police Unions Embraced Trump The unions’ leadership is mostly white, suburban and Republican, setting it apart from an increasingly diverse police force and the city itself. – Alan Feuer
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/14/nyregion/ny-police-unions-racial-disparity-trump.html
— Thousands Attend a Trump Rally Indoors The campaign event near Las Vegas ignored a state directive, and the Nevada governor criticized President Trump as “taking reckless and selfish actions.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/14/world/covid-19-coronavirus.html
— Trump supporters gather indoors as journalists ask why he played down the virus.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/14/world/covid-19-coronavirus.html

NEW YORK POST
— Colin Kaepernick blasts NFL’s social-justice messaging as ‘propaganda’ – Brian Lewis
https://nypost.com/2020/09/13/colin-kaepernick-calls-nfl-social-justice-messaging-propaganda/
— BLM protesters clash with NYPD after marching onto George Washington Bridge – Alex Taylor and Vincent Barone
https://nypost.com/2020/09/13/blm-protesters-clash-with-nypd/
— Trump says Biden is too lazy to stand up to ‘crazy socialists’ – Joe Tacopino
https://nypost.com/2020/09/14/trump-says-biden-is-too-lazy-to-stand-up-to-crazy-socialists/

WASHINGTON POST
— HEADLINE IN THE DAILY HERALD HARDCOPY: Latino groups want more from Biden – Dean Sullivan (DIERSEN: To give preference to one group is to discriminate against another group. To give preference to those who are minority, female, LGBTQ, younger, not married, product of a non-traditional family, non-Christian, non-Italian American, non-German American, non-veteran, Democrat, Libertarian, Green, Independent, RINO, moderate, liberal, in America illegally, those who have less money than others, and/or those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time IS TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST THOSE WHO ARE White, male, heterosexual, older, married, product of a traditional family, Christian, Italian America, German American, veteran, Republican, conservative, citizen of America, those who have more money than others, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/latino-groups-warn-that-bidens-sluggish-outreach-could-have-devastating-results/2020/09/13/82dab318-f44b-11ea-bc45-e5d48ab44b9f_story.html
— Why NFL owners are supporting Black players’ protests — for now – Bethany Lacina (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, sports acts as an arm of the Democrat Party. Ever-increasingly, sports dumps you if you do not promote hatred of Trump.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/09/13/why-nfl-owners-are-supporting-black-players-protests-now/
— The long history behind Donald Trump’s outreach to LGBTQ voters Trump’s rhetoric may be new, but the policies he supports and the role of LGBTQ Republicans are not. – Neil J. Young (DIERSEN: Those who promote LGBTQ focus on destroying those who do not promote LGBTQ.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/09/14/long-history-behind-donald-trumps-outreach-lgbtq-voters/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— ‘We Hope They Die’ Protesters cheer a shooting ambush of sheriff’s deputies in L.A. – Editorial
https://www.wsj.com/articles/we-hope-they-die-11600031160
— Expenses for Adult Kids: Which Ones Should Parents Stop Paying For? Parents often keep paying for a lot of their adult children’s bills. But where—and how—should they draw the line? – Chris Kornelis (DIERSEN: My outstanding parents provided me with room and board in their home in Crete a) while I attended UIC 1966-1968, b) weekends during my first semester at NIU in 1969, and c) during the summer of 1969.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/expenses-for-adult-kids-which-ones-should-parents-stop-paying-for-11600009200

FORBES
— Cancel Culture Is Only Getting Worse – Evan Gerstmann
https://www.forbes.com/sites/evangerstmann/2020/09/13/cancel-culture-is-only-getting-worse/#525a2a0263f4
— What Is Truly the Meaning Behind Words Like ‘Disadvantaged’ and ‘Disengaged’? – Peter DeWitt (DIERSEN: According to Democrats, the following are disadvantaged: minorities, females, younger people, those who have less money than others, LGBTQers, veterans, non-married people, non-Protestants, non-German Americans, illegals, those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, RINOs, liberals, and moderates. According to Democrats, the following are unfairly advantaged: Whites, men, older people, those who have more money than others, heterosexuals, non-veterans, married people, Protestants, German Americans, citizens of America, those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time, Republicans, and conservatives.)
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/finding_common_ground/2020/09/what_is_truly_the_meaning_behind_words_like_disadvantaged_and_disengaged.html
— You Should Never Wait For A Layoff To Prepare For Your Job Search – John Feldmann (DIERSEN: Until August of 1997, when I was 48 years old, my Democrat GAO superiors falsely led me to believe that they were going to let me work until I would be eligible for regular retirement in 2003.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbeshumanresourcescouncil/2020/09/09/you-should-never-wait-for-a-layoff-to-prepare-for-your-job-search/
— Four Ways Leaders Can Help Integrate Diversity Into An Organization – Dedra Ward (DIERSEN: To promote diversity is to get rid of those who are Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbeshumanresourcescouncil/2020/09/14/four-ways-leaders-can-help-integrate-diversity-into-an-organization/

NEWSWEEK
— Trump’s Nevada Rally Crowd Chants ‘All Lives Matter’ at BLM Protesters – JAMES WALKER
https://www.newsweek.com/trump-nevada-rally-chants-all-lives-matter-blm-protesters-1531650
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Every NFL Team to Protest During the National Anthem in Week 1 – DAN CANCIAN
https://www.newsweek.com/which-nfl-teams-protests-anthem-kneeling-opening-week-1531635

INSIDE HIGHER EDUCATION
— The Future of College Admissions Is Test Blind – Joseph A. Soares and Jay Rosner (DIERSEN: What tests have you passed? The tests that I have passed include a) the CPA examination on my first attempt in 1979 when I was 30 years old, b) the Certified Internal Auditor examination on my first attempt in 1981, c) all the tests necessary to earn a master’s degree in financial markets and trading from IIT in 1997, d) all the tests necessary to earn a master’s degree in accounting from DePaul in 1980, e) all the tests necessary to earn an MBA from Loyola in 1976, f) all the tests necessary to earn a bachelor’s degree in management from NIU in 1970, g) the Federal Service Entrance Examination in 1970, and h) the Post Office employment examination in 1966.)
https://www.insidehighered.com/admissions/views/2020/09/14/future-college-admissions-test-blind-opinion

September 13 Morning Edition

ABC7
— Chicago violence: 36 shot, 9 fatally in weekend shootings – Jesse Kirsch
https://abc7chicago.com/36-shot-9-fatally-in-chicago-weekend-shootings/6420775/
— Illinois COVID 19: IL reports 2,121 new coronavirus cases, 22 deaths 30 Illinois counties at warning level for COVID-19, IDPH says
https://abc7chicago.com/health/il-reports-2121-new-covid-19-cases/6420244/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Local entrepreneurs help small businesses impacted by looting, riots in Chicago (DIERSEN: If/when Democrats loot in your municipality, who will help their victims?)
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/local-entrepreneurs-help-small-businesses-impacted-by-looting-riots-in-chicago

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Candidates announce quest for Aurora city office – STEVE LORD (DIERSEN: QUESTIONS TO ASK CANDIDATES: If elected, would you encourage or discourage the following, that is, would vote for or against promoting the following: reparations, BLM, LGBTQ, dependency on government, dependency on charity, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, booze, gambling, pot, and other vices, more gun controls, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, and/or age discrimination?)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-aurora-announce-st-0913-20200912-n3cza75mlnbzjcfxjog5ax2zsm-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters blame Trump for bad weather.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/9/13/21432733/wildfires-derecho-climate-change-suntimes-editorial
— Tom Weber, Illinois House 64th District Republican nominee profile His top priorities include property tax relief, transportation for senior citizens and disabled people and flooding.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/9/7/21425948/tom-weber-illinois-house-rep-64th-district-republican-nominee-incumbent-candidate-2020-election

HERALD & REVIEW
— A pandemic? Stadiums without fans? Social justice tensions? Why 2020 could be the NFL’s craziest season yet. – Dan Wiederer
https://herald-review.com/sports/a-pandemic-stadiums-without-fans-social-justice-tensions-why-2020-could-be-the-nfl-s/article_ecfff3db-3b0a-5680-bbaf-042912e0fcf5.html

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters use the 1619 Project to promote hatred against Trump.
https://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/real-talk-its-not-academic-history-matters/article_a1b083cd-38e8-5389-a575-4d9c86a76c9c.html

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL
— ‘We’re taking our cities back’: Protesters march in Milwaukee demanding justice for Blake – Ricardo Torres
https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/local/milwaukee/2020/09/12/were-taking-our-cities-back-protesters-march-milwaukee-demanding-justice/5778678002/

NPR ILLINOIS
— Republicans Are Knocking On Doors. Democrats Aren’t. Biden’s Campaign Says That’s OK – ASMA KHALID
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/republicans-are-knocking-doors-democrats-arent-bidens-campaign-says-thats-ok#stream/0

GLEN ELLYN PATCH
— Tell Patch If You See Election Shenanigans In DuPage County ProPublica’s Electionland tip lines are open to take information about problems that prevent people in DuPage County from voting. – Lisa Marie Farver
https://patch.com/illinois/glenellyn/s/h8n89/tell-patch-if-you-see-election-shenanigans-in-dupage-county

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— IL-14: Underwood Mailing
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/12/il-14-underwood-mailing/
— IL-06: Sean Casten and Jeanne Ives Virtual Candidates Forum Registration
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/12/cir1/
— Tom Weber’s Opponent Sends Post Card to Independents
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/12/tom-webers-opponent-sends-post-card-to-independents/
— IL-14: Mail Arrives Supporting Oberweis
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/12/il-14-mail-arrives-supporting-oberweis/
— IL-14: Lauren Underwood Endorsed by Daily Herald
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/12/underwood1-2/
— IL-14: Commenter Critiques Underwood-Oberweis Debate
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/12/il-14-commenter-critiques-underwood-oberweis-debate/
— Coverage of AJ’s DCFS Caseworker’s/Supervisor’s Arrests Broad
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/12/coverage-of-ajs-dcfs-caseworkers-supervisors-arrests-broad/

FOX NEWS
— Ex-cop on wealthy NYC rioters: ‘Taking advantage of Black struggle … protesting their White guilt’ ‘These knuckleheads are not thinking about Black lives’ – Caleb Parke (DIERSEN: If you are White, the more of the following that you are, the more that Democrats want you to feel guilty: law enforcement officer, Trump supporter, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owner, Christian, Italian American, German American, draft avoider, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.foxnews.com/us/nyc-protest-arrest-riot-mugshot-nypd-police-brandon-tatum

BREITBART
— Twitter Censors Another Trump Tweet Warning of Voter Fraud – ALLUM BOKHARI
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/12/twitter-censors-another-trump-tweet-warning-of-voter-fraud/
— Donald Trump: Joe Biden Pushed ‘Made Up Lie’ in Ad Claiming I Disparaged Troops – CHARLIE SPIERING
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/12/donald-trump-unleashes-on-joe-biden-i-dont-have-to-be-nice-anymore/
— Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Bill Reducing Penalties for Sodomy with Minors – DR. SUSAN BERRY
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/13/gov-gavin-newsom-signs-bill-reducing-penalties-for-sodomy-with-minors/

BLAZE
— Bill Maher shreds CNN correspondent on live television for defending riots, looting, downplaying violence – SARAH TAYLOR
https://www.theblaze.com/news/bill-maher-shreds-media-for-defending-riots-looting-downplaying-violence

DAILY CALLER
— ‘TOTAL CON JOB’: Trump Rips Biden Ad Highlighting Allegations That Trump Insulted Veterans – ANDERS HAGSTROM
https://dailycaller.com/2020/09/12/trump-biden-atlantic-ad-nevada-veterans/

NEWS BUSTERS
— Disgusting: NY Times Smears Military Vets, Tea Party As Often Linked to White Supremacy – Clay Waters
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/clay-waters/2020/09/13/disgusting-ny-times-smears-military-vets-tea-party-often-linked

THE HILL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Trump’s 2020 strategy: ‘There’s one born every minute.'”
https://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/516175-trumps-2020-strategy-theres-one-born-every-minute

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Trump’s racism and xenophobia haven’t caught on.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/09/13/trump-racism-xenophobia-havent-caught/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters focus on turning White women against Trump.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/white-women-trump-biden/2020/09/12/6764b89a-f167-11ea-999c-67ff7bf6a9d2_story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Trump detests ‘losers,’ but he’s the courtroom loser in chief.” Trump has bad “jury appeal,” that is, because of his “bad demographics.” Because of his “bad demographics,” a) judges grant summary judgment to defendants in lawsuits that he files and b) juries rule against him. Trump’s “bad demographics” include his being conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owner, Protestant, German American, draft avoider, and his ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-detests-losers-but-hes-the-courtroom-loser-in-chief/2020/09/12/f28f5036-f457-11ea-999c-67ff7bf6a9d2_story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “US election spotlight mostly bypasses mainline Protestants.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/us-election-spotlight-mostly-bypasses-mainline-protestants/2020/09/13/cc32a46a-f5c9-11ea-85f7-5941188a98cd_story.html

CBS NEW YORK
— Black Lives Matter Demonstrations Stop Traffic On George Washington Bridge Before Protesters Clash With Police In Washington Heights 6 People Taken Into Custody After Protest Outside NYPD’s 34th Precinct
https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2020/09/12/protest-washington-heights-black-lives-matter/

KPTV
— ‘You loot we shoot’: Signs threaten looters in Clackamas County fire zones
https://www.kptv.com/news/you-loot-we-shoot-signs-threaten-looters-in-clackamas-county-fire-zones/article_14533bae-f545-11ea-a78b-93e6b9568cfb.html

PBS
— Biden, Trump campaign in working-class Pennsylvania (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents detest working-class people like I was 1962-1997. I did yard work and delivered newspapers 1962-1964; washed dishes 1964-1966; cleaned golf shoes, chipped slag, and pumped gasoline in 1966; delivered mail 1966-1969; worked on an automobile assembly line and as a security guard in 1970; sold tires, automotive services, and major appliances 1970-1971; pumped gasoline 1971-1972; collected delinquent taxes 1971-1980; and audited federal agencies 1980-1997.)
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/biden-trump-campaign-in-working-class-pennsylvania

JEWISH VOICE
— Trump Holds Rally in Nevada, Questions Integrity of Election – Jonathan Lemire & Scott Sonner
https://thejewishvoice.com/2020/09/trump-holds-rally-in-nevada-questions-integrity-of-election/
— The Jewish Stake in Opposing ‘Anti-Racism’ Training – Jonathan S. Tobin (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors in the federal government a) stressed to my many Democrat Jewish supervisors that I was a Republican, b) stressed to my many Democrat Jewish supervisors that I was conservative, c) stressed to my many Democrat Jewish supervisors that I was 100% German national origin, d) stressed to my many Democrat Jewish supervisors that I was a Missouri Synod Lutheran, and e) forced my many Democrat Jewish supervisors to take adverse actions against me.)
https://thejewishvoice.com/2020/09/op-ed-the-jewish-stake-in-opposing-anti-racism-training/

GUARDIAN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats have declared a Second Civil War against the United States. The soldiers in their army are anti-law enforcement, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexuals, anti-married people, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Italian American, anti-German American, anti-draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/sep/13/how-the-south-won-the-civil-war-review-heather-cox-richardson-donald-trump

DAILY MAIL
— Now that BLM has gone mainstream our children are being brainwashed by a divisive new dogma that I fear will stoke, not heal, racial tensions – ANDREW DOYLE
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-8726235/ANDREW-DOYLE-children-brainwashed-divisive-new-dogma.html
SUN
— VIOLENT BLOCKADE 100 BLM protesters clash with riot cops after shutting down George Washington Bridge in Manhattan – Chiara Fiorillo
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/12656608/blm-protesters-george-washington-bridge-manhattan/

September 12 Evening Edition

NBC5
— Chicago Police Union Endorses President Trump’s Reelection Bid
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-police-union-endorses-president-trumps-reelection-bid/2338110/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— ‘We want justice:’ Jacob Blake’s family holds Milwaukee march, rally – Sam Kraemer
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/we-want-justice-jacob-blakes-family-holds-milwaukee-march-rally

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Six months into the pandemic, downtown Chicago is a humbled giant. Can it get back on its feet? – BLAIR KAMIN, RYAN ORI and LAUREN ZUMBAC
https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-coronavirus-chicago-downtown-six-months-pandemic-20200913-7e6y72zy7jgmxd6ehljkjoddem-story.html
— Hollywood’s inclusion problems still run deep, study finds – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/ct-ent-hollywood-inclusion-study-20200910-igxonwfd6fgihnbr2m3u7sgk7a-story.html
— With deadline looming, Chicago is badly lagging in census response, especially in communities of color – SOPHIE SHERRY
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-chicago-census-count-20200912-36lktll5ybczhdsyvx33bxbvni-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Scott Kegarise, Illinois House 56th District Republican nominee profile His top priorities include property tax relief and housing opportunities for disabled people.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/9/12/21434115/scott-kegarise-illinois-house-rep-56th-district-republican-nominee-2020-election-candidate-profile
— Public urination tickets fall sharply during pandemic Despite the citywide decrease, some parts of the South and West sides are still bearing the brunt of citations being handed out. – Mitch Dudek and Caroline Hurley
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/9/11/21431346/public-urination-tickets-decrease-pandemic-restroom-access
— Illinois logs second straight day of 2,000 or more COVID-19 cases
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/9/12/21433701/latest-coronavirus-news-live-updates-chicago-illinois-2020

DAILY HERALD
— Endorsement: Underwood over Oberweis for Congress from District 14
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20200912/endorsement-underwood-over-oberweis-for-congress-from-district-14
— Underwood bashes federal response to COVID-19; Oberweis review mixed – Russell Lissau
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200912/underwood-bashes-federal-response-to-covid-19-oberweis-review-mixed
— Vernon Township to roll back executive salaries and freeze staff pay
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200912/vernon-township-to-roll-back-executive-salaries-and-freeze-staff-pay

HERALD & REVIEW
— Legal weed rules backfire on governor – Rich Miller
https://herald-review.com/opinion/columnists/rich-miller-legal-weed-rules-backfire-on-governor/article_875f135c-09ec-5a80-96da-1be76b8f5739.html

ALTON TELEGRAPH
— Ballots finalized for Nov. 3 contests – Scott Cousins
https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Ballots-finalized-for-Nov-3-contests-15562425.php

NPR ILLINOIS
— Twitter And Facebook Flag Trump’s Mail-In Voting Post for Platform Violations – CHRISTIANNA SILVA
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/twitter-and-facebook-flag-trumps-mail-voting-post-platform-violations#stream/0

WASHINGTON TIMES
— NFL fans kneeling to leftist martyr Colin Kaepernick’s political correctness – Robert Knight
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/12/nfl-fans-kneeling-to-leftist-martyr-colin-kaeperni/
— More than 800 nurses begin strike at Chicago hospital – AP
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/12/more-than-800-nurses-begin-strike-at-chicago-hospi/

BREITBART
— Rochester Black Lives Matter Protesters Reportedly Segregate Demonstrators by Race – HANNAH BLEAU
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/12/rochester-black-lives-matter-protesters-reportedly-segregate-demonstrators-by-race/
— Rutgers Lecturer Blames ‘White Christian Privilege’ for Slavery, Genocide, Colonialism – THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
https://www.breitbart.com/education/2020/09/11/rutgers-lecturer-blames-white-christian-privilege-slavery-genocide-colonialism/

NEWS BUSTERS
— ‘Evil,’ ‘Racism’ – ESPN’s Debate Show Fails, Yet Again, to Understand Booing – Jonas Wells
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/culture/jonas-wells/2020/09/11/evil-racism-espns-debate-show-fails-yet-again-understand

CAMPUS REFORM
— Stanford journalism scholar says journalists should be ‘activists,’ ‘advocates for social justice’ – Joseph Silverstein (DIERSEN: To advocate social justice is to advocate hatred against those who are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://campusreform.org/?id=15655

COLLEGE FIX
— Parents: Stay on top of your child’s ‘diversity’ lessons – Dave Huber
https://www.thecollegefix.com/parents-stay-on-top-of-your-childs-diversity-lessons/

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters say “In Wisconsin Poll, Unrest Concerns Don’t Translate Into Surge for Trump. Worries about law and order have become so prevalent that likely voters say it’s just as important as solving the coronavirus pandemic. But voters aren’t favoring Mr. Trump on the issue.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/12/us/politics/wisconsin-poll-biden-trump.html

NEW YORK POST
— Rich kid ‘rioters’ are ignorant about the poor working class – Rob Henderson
https://nypost.com/2020/09/12/rich-kid-rioters-are-ignorant-about-the-poor-working-class/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Bad Teaching Is Tearing America Apart Education’s dumbing down frays the bonds of citizenship and is hardest on the poor, says E.D. Hirsch, the man who wrote the book on cultural literacy. – Naomi Schaefer Riley
https://www.wsj.com/articles/bad-teaching-is-tearing-america-apart-11599857351
— ‘Those Who Forget’ Review: Accounting for Evil Confronting a hard truth about the Holocaust: the collaboration of ordinary Germans. – Diane Cole (DIERSEN: My grandfather on my father’s side fought the Germans in WWI. My uncles on my mother’s side fought the Germans in WWII. My father would have fought the Germans in WWII if he had not been 4-F.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/those-who-forget-review-accounting-for-evil-11599836504
— Google’s Sundar Pichai Is a Really Nice Guy. Is That Enough? The low-key chief is contending with possible antitrust lawsuits, a revenue drop and pressure to take the company in new directions – Rob Copeland
https://www.wsj.com/articles/googles-sundar-pichai-is-a-really-nice-guy-is-that-enough-11599848504
— Trump, Loyalty and ‘The Godfather’ His supporters know his flaws but worry that the Democrats will be radical and hurt the economy. – Peggy Noonan
https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-loyalty-and-the-godfather-11599779600