October 16 Morning Edition

ABC7
— Chicago Teachers Strike: Lightfoot: ‘Crystal clear’ CTU will go on strike, no classes Thursday
https://abc7chicago.com/education/lightfoot-crystal-clear-ctu-will-go-on-strike-no-classes-thursday/5622396/?cmp=emc-wls-news-headlines-10/16/2019
— Wisconsin 2nd-grader caught vaping at elementary school A second-grader in Franklin, Wisconsin, was caught vaping at his elementary school and said he got the device from his mother’s purse.
https://abc7chicago.com/health/wisconsin-2nd-grader-caught-vaping-at-elementary-school/5621910/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Cresco Labs gets state’s OK to sell recreational marijuana, but the City Council’s Black Caucus wants to delay all Chicago sales – Ally Marotti
https://www.chicagotribune.com/marijuana/illinois/ct-biz-cresco-recreational-marijuana-dispensaries-20191016-cqom7aefzngqnhyli5lhfkygdi-story.html
— Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker releases 2018 tax info, offering the public a glimpse of his immense wealth – Lisa Donovan (DIERSEN: Everyone in government and politics should be required to disclose where their wealth came from. My wealth came from the money that I earned doing yard work and delivering newspapers 1962-1964; washing dishes 1964-1966; cleaning golf shoes, chipping slag, and pumping gasoline in 1966; delivering mail 1966-1969; working on an automobile assembly line and as a security guard in 1970; selling tires, automotive services, and major appliances 1970-1971; pumping gasoline 1971-1972; collecting delinquent taxes 1971-1980; and auditing federal agencies 1980-1997.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-gov-pritzker-income-tax-summaries-20191016-q6ksrtodv5gctioakyfnegrik4-story.html

— George Conway donates $5,600 to Trump’s GOP primary challenger Joe Walsh – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-bc-us–election-2020-fundraising-conway-20191015-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Chicago pot sales would be delayed until July under proposal pushed by black aldermen The chairman of the Black Caucus says they will introduce an ordinance Wednesday that would halt the planned sale of legal marijuana for six months next year. – Tom Schuba and Fran Spielman 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/10/15/20916402/chicago-marijuana-sales-cannabis-pot-legal-recreational-weed

DAILY HERALD
— Carol Stream’s first property tax in decades would cost $232 per home on average – Katlyn Smith
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20191015/carol-streams-first-property-tax-in-decades-would-cost-232-per-home-on-average
— How a St. Charles zoning code technicality contradicts marijuana sales – Lauren Rohr
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20191015/how-a-st-charles-zoning-code-technicality-contradicts-marijuana-sales-
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Naperville chooses March primary for recreational marijuana referendum – Marie Wilson
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20191016/naperville-chooses-march-primary-for-recreational-marijuana-referendum

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Pritzker uses his tax return to pitch graduated levy The governor and wife report paying more than $36 million in federal and state taxes—including payments on his behalf from family trusts—but his campaign committee says it would have been millions more with his proposed graduated income tax. – GREG HINZ (DIERSEN: Since 1972, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have been furious that I have paid less federal income tax because I have paid and deducted mortgage interest, real estate tax, medical expenses, and education expenses.)
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/pritzker-uses-his-tax-return-pitch-graduated-levy
— City Council’s Black Caucus wants to halt marijuana sales until July 1 The 19-member caucus could prove a force to be reckoned with if they stick together and manage to add to their ranks. Twenty-six votes are needed to make or break legislation. – A.D. QUIG 
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/marijuanacannabis/city-councils-black-caucus-wants-halt-marijuana-sales-until-july-1

WBEZ
— Chicago Groups Preparing African Immigrants For The Census – Irene Romulo (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout at immigrants that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse thing who should be gotten rid of once and for all.) 
https://www.wbez.org/shows/wbez-news/chicago-groups-preparing-african-immigrants-for-the-census/9a63f665-cfa9-4137-8a50-b11624a6a50a

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Ministerial Alliance opposes recreational marijuana sales in Springfield – Bernard Schoenburg
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20191015/ministerial-alliance-opposes-recreational-marijuana-sales-in-springfield
— Illinois: More money, leadership needed to secure elections – Peter Hancock
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20191015/illinois-more-money-leadership-needed-to-secure-elections

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— UI business school dean among 50 who signed letter to Trump, Congress on visa policy – Julie Wurth (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs put citizens of foreign countries ahead of citizens of America.)
https://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/university-illinois/ui-business-school-dean-among-who-signed-letter-to-trump/article_41e30891-7403-57fa-aaf6-5914f59e7684.html

NORTHWEST HERALD
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: DIERSEN HEADLINE: Pot pushers push pot in McHenry County. 
https://www.nwherald.com/2019/10/15/mchenry-county-approves-3-tax-on-marijuana-sales/a8yfu0h/

LINCOLN COURIER
— Yet another slanted survey – Michael Gamble, New Berlin
https://www.lincolncourier.com/opinion/20191016/letter-yet-another-slanted-survey

NPR ILLINOIS
— Survey Finds Sharp Divides On Whether Immigrants Help or Hurt Illinois – BRIAN MACKEY (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs put citizens of foreign countries ahead of citizens of America.)
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/survey-finds-sharp-divides-whether-immigrants-help-or-hurt-illinois#stream/0


— Human Rights Commission Rules In Favor of Transgender Student – MAUREEN FOERTSCH MCKINNEY (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly Democrats rule in favor of LGBTQers over non-LGBTQers.) 
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/human-rights-commission-rules-favor-transgender-student#stream/0

FOX ILLINOIS
— Warren faces skepticism, attacks from fellow 2020 Democrats at Ohio debate – Stephen Loiaconi
https://foxillinois.com/news/connect-to-congress/tough-questions-expected-for-warren-biden-and-sanders-at-fourth-democratic-debate

WGLT
— FEC Chair: Rodney Davis Trying To ‘Intimidate’ Her Over Trump Criticism – RYAN DENHAM (DIERSEN: Who has tried to intimidate you? I should write a book about those who have tried to intimidate me. They are beyond furious that they have failed to a) stop me from sending out GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails and b) stop me from serving as a Republican Precinct Committeeman. But they crow that I am no longer a TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member, Milton Township Republican Central Committee webmaster, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member, GAO employee, etc.)
https://www.wglt.org/post/fec-chair-davis-trying-intimidate-her-over-trump-criticism#stream/0

WIREPOINTS
— “It’s the politicians who give in, who benefit and who work with the CTU hand in hand” – Ted Dabrowski on with John Kass
https://wirepoints.org/its-the-politicians-who-give-in-who-benefit-and-who-work-with-the-ctu-hand-in-hand-ted-dabrowski-on-with-john-kass/

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— *FINAL UPDATE 10/15 5:45PM* IL-06/IL-14 FEC 3rd Quarter Campaign Disclosure Reports
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/15/il-06-il-14-fec-3rd-quarter-campaign-disclosure-reports/
— Franks’ Maximum Contributor Resigns from Top Exelon Post
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/16/franks-maximum-contirbutor-resigns-from-top-exelon-post/ 
— IL-14: Initial Observations of 3rd Quarter Fundraising Including Campaign Reactions
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/16/il-14-initial-observations-of-3rd-quarter-fundraising-including-campaign-reactions/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— ROSSI: LIGHTS OUT CALIFORNIA, WELCOME TO THE “GREEN NEW DEAL”!
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/10/rossi-lights-out-california-welcome-to-the-green-new-deal.html

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— We all hate each other too much to have a federal jobs guarantee It’s hard to create a federal workforce to advance the common good when the things one third of this country believes to be the common good, another third of this country believes to be evil. – Timothy P. Carney
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/we-all-hate-each-other-too-much-to-have-a-federal-jobs-guarantee

GOPUSA
— Business owners can restrict political speech during work hours (DIERSEN: While I worked for GAO for almost 30 years 1980-1997, my Democrat coworkers and subordinates frequently a) asked me questions to confirm that I opposed promoting dependency on government, dependency on charity, LGBTQ activity, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, illegal drugs, abolition of the First and Second Amendments, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, retaliation, etc. and b) took my responses to my Democrat supervisors and superiors. Of course, that motivated my Democrat supervisors and superiors to get rid of me.) 
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=77709

AMERICAN THINKER
— DuPage County judge candidate has Muslim Brotherhood ties – Hesham Shehab
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/10/illinois_judge_candidate_has_muslim_brotherhood_ties.html
— Last night’s Democrat debate: A cluster of tyrannical fantasists – Patricia McCarthy
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/10/last_nights_democrat_debate_a_cluster_of_tyrannical_fantasists.html

AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE
— The 2020 Candidates Bring a Lame Game Despite the chaos of Trump, Republicans are actually far more unified and effective than their opponents. – PAUL BRIAN 
https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-2020-candidates-bring-a-lame-game/

BREITBART
— CNN, New York Times Fail to Ask a Single Immigration Question to 2020 Democrats – John Binder
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/10/15/cnn-new-york-times-fail-to-ask-a-single-immigration-question-to-2020-democrats/

CONSERVATIVE HQ
— When Will The Media Ask Democrats The Hard Questions About Gun Control? – George Rasley
http://www.conservativehq.com/article/31215-when-will-media-ask-democrats-hard-questions-about-gun-control
— Assault on America, Day 287: Democrats pick a little, talk a little, cheep a lot, say nothing – Jeffrey A. Rendall
http://www.conservativehq.com/article/31214-assault-america-day-287-democrats-pick-little-talk-little-cheep-lot-say-nothing

DAILY CALLER
— ‘Let Them Try And Call Me A Racist’: Indian-American Running For Senate Has Message For Democrats – JASON HOPKINS
https://dailycaller.com/2019/10/15/indian-american-senate-republican/
— Warren To Billionaires: You Didn’t Build That – MATT M. MILLER (DIERSEN: Everyone in government and politics should be required to disclose where their wealth came from. My wealth came from the money that I earned doing yard work and delivering newspapers 1962-1964; washing dishes 1964-1966; cleaning golf shoes, chipping slag, and pumping gasoline in 1966; delivering mail 1966-1969; working on an automobile assembly line and as a security guard in 1970; selling tires, automotive services, and major appliances 1970-1971; pumping gasoline 1971-1972; collecting delinquent taxes 1971-1980; and auditing federal agencies 1980-1997.)
https://dailycaller.com/2019/10/15/warren-debate-billionaires/
— Warren Gets Blasted From All Sides As Dems Deem Her The New Frontrunner – AMBER ATHEY (DIERSEN: Who blasts you? I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who blast me. They a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and/or the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, c) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, d) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, and/or e) are operatives or dupes for the aforesaid.)
https://dailycaller.com/2019/10/15/warren-attacked-democratic-debate-frontrunner/

PATRIOT POST
— Intolerance in Academia – Walter E. Williams 
https://patriotpost.us/opinion/66109-intolerance-in-academia-2019-10-16

TOWNHALL
— Sure Looks Like AOC Tried To Illegally Donate To Her Progressive Buddy Marie Newman In Illinois – Timothy Meads
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/timothymeads/2019/10/15/sure-looks-like-aoc-tried-to-make-an-illegal-campaign-contribution-to-her-progres-n2554748
— A Dozen Dems Duke it Out in Ohio in CNN/NYT Presidential Debate
https://townhall.com/liveblog/2019/10/15/dozen-dems-duke-it-out-in-ohio-n67
— Sanctuary City Policies Keep Claiming Lives – Bronson Stocking
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/bronsonstocking/2019/10/16/sanctuary-city-policies-keep-claiming-lives-n2554780

ONE NEWS NOW
— Democrat candidates give nod to dangerous pro-LGBTQ – Charlie Butts 
https://onenewsnow.com/culture/2019/10/15/dem-candidates-give-nod-to-dangerous-pro-lgbtq-laws

NATIONAL REVIEW
— Beto Admits Non-Compliant AR-15 Owners Would Receive a ‘Visit From a Law enforcement Officer’ Under His Plan – MAIREAD MCARDLE (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats make it clear that they want to get rid of Republicans once and for all, and especially Republicans who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, White, male, gun owners, German American, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/beto-admits-non-compliant-ar-15-owners-would-receive-a-visit-from-a-law-enforcement-officer-under-his-plan/

HUFFINGTON POST
— People are raging at CNN over George W. Bush, Ellen DeGeneres debate question – JOSEPHINE HARVEY (DIERSEN: Democrats and RINOs demand that LGBTQers get rid of individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that do not promote LGBTQ activity.) 
https://www.aol.com/article/news/2019/10/16/people-are-raging-at-cnn-over-george-w-bush-ellen-degeneres-debate-question/23838721/

NEW YORK TIMES
— Trump Is Winning the Online War The technical superiority and sophistication of the president’s digital campaign is a hidden advantage of incumbency. – Thomas B. Edsall
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/16/opinion/trump-digital-campaign.html
— Get to Know the Politics Reporters Covering the 2020 Election for The Times Hailing from across the United States, these 21 journalists bring a range of backgrounds and experience to our coverage of the presidential race. – Lara Takenaga (DIERSEN: What percent of these 21 journalists are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/13/reader-center/politics-reporters.html
— Why Some Young Voters Are Choosing Democratic Socialism Over the Democratic Party As the presidential debate comes to Ohio, the students in a local chapter of the Young Democratic Socialists of America are defining their political identity. – Isabella Grullón Paz
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/15/us/politics/young-democratic-socialists.html

WASHINGTON POST
— Has Elizabeth Warren broken the electability ceiling? – Philip Bump
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/10/14/has-elizabeth-warren-broken-electability-ceiling/
— Six federal employees to be honored with the ‘Oscars of Government Service’ – Joe Davidson (DIERSEN: Those who are rewarded in the federal government excel at getting rid of federal employees who are Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who they did not promote to GS-13 (currently $98,198) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $116,040) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $136,495) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $165,500) by age 40.) 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/six-federal-employees-to-be-honored-with-the-oscars-of-government-service/2019/10/15/38a11192-ef84-11e9-b2da-606ba1ef30e3_story.html
— The Democratic debates haven’t changed much? Oh, yes they have. – Dan Balz
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/the-democratic-debates-havent-changed-much-oh-yes-they-have/2019/10/16/ab1bf700-ef6b-11e9-8693-f487e46784aa_story.html

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats want immigrants because immigrants vote for Democrats. RINOs want immigrants because RINOs want cheap labor.
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-10-16/la-me-california-immigrants-poll

NEW YORK POST
— Trump is clearly right: We don’t need new immigrants headed directly to welfare – Betsy McCaughey (DIERSEN: Those who impair themselves with booze, gambling, pot, and other vices shout that they are headed for welfare.)
https://nypost.com/2019/10/15/trump-is-clearly-right-we-dont-need-new-immigrants-headed-directly-to-welfare/

SACRAMENTO BEE
— New California law bans ‘no-rehire’ clauses after worker lawsuits – WES VENTEICHER (DIERSEN: If I had not been denied my 7th Amendment rights in Diersen v. GAO, a jury would have been convinced that my Democrat GAO superiors had done everything that they could to stop any employer from hiring me.)
https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/the-state-worker/article236264163.html

WRAL
— Zuckerberg caught in political crossfire, defends talks with conservatives (DIERSEN: If Zukerberg would meet with Illinois conservatives, who would he meet with? Who speaks for Illinois conservatives?)
https://www.wraltechwire.com/2019/10/16/zuckerberg-caught-in-political-crossfire-defends-talks-with-conservatives/

BUZZ FEED NEWS
— Facebook Said Politicians Can Lie In Ads. It’s Taking Down Ads From Warren, Biden, And Trump For Other Reasons. A BuzzFeed News examination found that in the first half of October, the social network has canned more than 160 ads from Biden, Warren, Sanders, Steyer, and Trump for breaking rules around profanity and fake buttons. – Ryan Mac and Zahra Hirji
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/facebook-warren-biden-trump-ads-take-down-profanity

BUSINESS
— How to Improve Your Website’s Search Engine Optimization Making sure customers can find your website online is of the utmost importance. That’s why improving your website’s SEO should be a top priority. – Ben Mizes (DIERSEN: From what I see, far more voters in Illinois would read GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails if the following would encourage them to read the emails: a) the leaders of the Illinois Republican Party, Republican county party organizations, and Republican township/ward party organizations and b) the publishers of conservative and Republican websites.) 
https://www.business.com/articles/improve-website-seo/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Provide a user-focused experience. . .Write irresistible meta descriptions. . .Publish rich, long-form content. . .Make it easy on the eyes. . .Anticipate and offer added value. . .Be Consistent. . .Take the long view)

PC MAGAZINE
— Twitter: Here’s What Trump is Not Allowed to Tweet About What Twitter considers a rule-breaking tweet from a world leader includes personal threats, the promotion of terrorism, and posting a person’s private information. But the company ultimately wants to serve as a public forum for politics, even when it involves ‘saber-rattling.’ – Michael Kan Icon (DIERSEN: Those who reject planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform and/or the Republican Party platform want to stop me from including links in GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails that promote those planks.)
https://www.pcmag.com/news/371344/twitter-heres-what-trump-is-not-allowed-to-tweet-about

NEW REPUBLIC
— An Early Case For Reparations – ERIC HERSCHTHAL (DIERSEN: Of course, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted that I should pay reparations, that is, that I should pay the price of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion. They stress that I am Protestant (baptized, raised, and confirmed as a Missouri Synod Lutheran), conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, non-poor, gun owner, 100% German American, draft avoider, and that my ancestors have been in America since 1844.)
https://newrepublic.com/article/155392/early-case-reparations

MICHIGAN ADVANCE
— Trump is an existential threat to journalism – Susan J. Demas
https://www.michiganadvance.com/2019/10/16/susan-j-demas-trump-is-an-existential-threat-to-journalism/

FED WEEK
— Paid Family Leave Would Benefit Agencies Too, Backers Argue (DIERSEN: My Democrat GAO superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates especially despised if not especially hated Republican DINKs (dual income, no kids). They stressed that my wife had a good job and that we had given up trying to have children, that we did not adopt, and that we did not become foster parents.) 
https://www.fedweek.com/fedweek/paid-family-leave-would-benefit-agencies-too-backers-argue/

VANITY FAIR
— ELIZABETH WARREN IS BEGINNING TO WIN THE ELECTABILITY ARGUMENT Warren is single-handedly shifting the conversation among Democrats about whether a woman can win. New research finds voters are still spooked by the ultimate glass ceiling—but they also think that Warren might be the one to break through. – PETER HAMBY
https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/10/elizabeth-warren-winning-the-electability-argument

JACOBIN MAGAZINE
— Joe Biden Isn’t an Electable Candidate – HADAS THIER
https://jacobinmag.com/2019/10/joe-biden-isnt-an-electable-candidate

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— According to your critics/opponents, what harms your electability, that is, how bad are your demographics? – Dave Diersen
http://www.gopillinois.com
(THE ARTICLE: According to my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes, while some do not admit it, the following harm my electability: I am a Trump supporter, Protestant (baptized, raised, and confirmed as a Missouri Synod Lutheran), conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, old (born in 1948), gun owner, 100% German American, draft avoider, former union member, federal retiree, childless, pet-less, American nameplate vehicle owner, my ancestors have been in America since 1844, etc. Without admitting it, my Democrat superiors in the federal government used the aforesaid to justify the adverse actions that they took against me. My Democrat GAO superiors forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old, gave me unfair performance expectations and appraisals, always ranked me in the bottom half of my coworkers for pay-for-performance purposes, did not promote me beyond GS-13, got rid of my mentor in 1987, kept me off audits of IRS for all but 3 of the almost 18 years that I worked for GAO, and forced me to take a $19,568 (21%) pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO in 1980. My Democrat IRS superiors did not promote me beyond GS-12, disallowed my education deductions in 1978, got rid of my mentor in 1975, and disallowed my partial day per diem claims in 1974. My Democrat Post Office superiors forced me resign in 1969 and disallowed my sick leave requests in 1969 and 1968. Without admitting it, my critics/opponents used the aforesaid to justify their ending my TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairmanship, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee membership, Milton Township Republican Central Committee webmaster service, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee membership, and American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board membership.)

October 14 Evening Edition

NBC5
— Trump Coming to Chicago For Fundraiser This Month An invite for the fundraiser, obtained by NBC 5 from a source, says the event will be hosted in party by National Finance Chairman Todd Ricketts, part-owner of the Chicago Cubs
https://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Trump-Coming-to-Chicago-For-Fundraiser-This-Month-563083411.html

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Violent parody video of Trump shooting members of media, critics reportedly shown at his resort – Kelly Taylor Hayes
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/violent-parody-video-of-trump-shooting-members-of-media-critics-reportedly-shown-at-his-resort

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— With former Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner out of state’s political scene, Illinois GOP turns to grassroots fundraising – RICK PEARSON (DIERSEN: What motivates you to donate money to Republican political organizations? For me, it is their demonstrating that they can and will help elect candidates who can and will defend and advance the Illinois Republican Party platform and the Republican Party platform.) 
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-without-rauner-illinois-republicans-turn-to-grassroots-fundraising-20191014-uis6mwbrcvc3veh662sfqfofci-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: In its last filing with the State Board of Elections, the state GOP reported having $88,412 in cash on hand as of June 30. Rauner’s last donation to the state party, totaling $100,000, came two days after Democrat J.B. Pritzker defeated him for governor, 55% to 39%. Pritzker’s victory has turned the tables on Republicans. The Democrat is the country’s wealthiest politician, worth $3.4 billion and ranking 250th on the Forbes 400 list of wealthy Americans. President Donald Trump comes in at 275th on the list with a net worth of $3.1 billion. Pritzker gave his campaign $172 million and his campaign fund has given the state Democratic Party nearly $3.2 million, state campaign finance records show.)
— President Trump is coming to Chicago for a fundraiser with Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts. The event is tentatively scheduled for Trump Tower, a source said. – RICK PEARSON and LISA DONOVAN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-trump-trip-chicago-fundraiser-20191014-64es6pfkpjga3mnj4kuaj3fpii-story.html
— Under Ellen DeGeneres’ formula for friendship, Donald Trump could become your bestie. No thanks. – Dahleen Glanton (DIERSEN: Why doesn’t Glanton give Bush more credit for the many actions that he took against the Republican Party platform?) 
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/dahleen-glanton/ct-dahleen-glanton-ellen-bush-donald-trump-forgiveness-20191014-uvyztkq7ondezcqavc2vnev54u-story.html
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Pot pushers use Alex Perez push pot big time.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/opinion/ct-abn-crosby-social-equity-st-1013-20191013-vrt32nq2bzbfhcxnhlmxgiyj5q-story.html
— We hate to be a drag, but how ready is Illinois for legal recreational marijuana on Jan. 1? – Editorial
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-editorial-illinois-ready-legal-marijuana-20191009-20191014-snsplne7s5gd3hdymiiwgewghu-story.html
— OUTSTANDING: Indian Head Park votes to prohibit the sale of marijuana for recreational use – KIMBERLY FORNEK
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/western-springs/ct-dws-indian-head-park-marijuana-sales-tl-1017-20191014-wxygj2ozpfgadpulxrlkfmqzqy-story.html
— Appeals court affirms Aurora marijuana cultivation center’s license, reversing earlier ruling that sided with Lake County’s Medponics – SARAH FREISHTAT (DIERSEN: Wherever pot is, it brings down everything and everyone around it.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-aurora-marijuana-dispensary-ruling-st-1015-20191014-ypqwhqd3ujht7owd3whqmxsy3a-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Diversity in the newsroom is about more than having black and brown reporters I am sorry Jeffrey Dale had to quit his job to take a stand, but I applaud his commitment to our craft and his respect for communities of color. – Dorothy Tucker
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/10/14/20914139/newsroom-diversity-jeffrey-dale-nabj-patriot-ledger-quincy-massachusetts-dorothy-tucker-n-word

DAILY HERALD
— Petition packets for 2020 Kane County candidates available
https://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20191014/petition-packets-for-2020-kane-county-candidates-available
— Warren escalates Facebook fight with ad targeting Zuckerberg – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20191014/news/310149924/

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Wall won’t solve America’s immigration woes.”
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20191014/krishnamoorthi-wall-wont-solve-americas-immigration-woes

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: City plans to loosen weed-free zone downtown Mayor Lori Lightfoot is planning to open up a slice of River North to retail marijuana shops under a draft zoning ordinance, relaxing an earlier proposal that would have banned cannabis sales from nearly all of downtown. – JOHN PLETZ 
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/government/city-plans-loosen-weed-free-zone-downtown
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: More than 700 institutions now serve marijuana-related businesses across the country. – MINHO KIM 
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/marijuanacannabis/cannabis-industry-underbanked-thats-finally-changing

WGLT
— Pot Talk: How Employers Are Preparing for Cannabis Legalization – TIM SHELLEY (DIERSEN: How stoned will employers allow their employees to be? I would not want to work for stoners, work with stoners, or supervise stoners.) 
https://www.wglt.org/post/pot-talk-how-employers-are-preparing-cannabis-legalization#stream/0

FOX NEWS ILLINOIS
— Warren joins Buttigieg in nixing threat to church tax status – AP (DIERSEN: Of course, Democrats want to take away tax exempt status for churches that do not promote dependency on government, dependency on charity, LGBTQ activity, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, booze, gambling, pot, and other vices, abolition of the First and Second Amendments, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, retaliation, and even worse things.)
https://foxillinois.com/news/nation-world/warren-joins-buttigieg-in-nixing-threat-to-church-tax-status

CITIZEN KELLY
— COLUMBUS DAY FLASHBACK: CBS REPORTER THREATENS TO DECK CITIZEN KELLY
http://www.citizenkelly.com/columbus-day-flashback-cbs-reporter-threatens-to-deck-citizen-kelly/

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— IL-14: Catalina Lauf Interview on Dear America with Graham Allen
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/14/il-14-catalina-lauf-interview-on-dear-america-with-graham-allen/ 
IL-06/IL-14: Beware of Analytics Saying SALT Deduction Caps of TCJA Causing Home Values to Drop, Part I
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/14/il-06-il-14-beware-of-analytics-saying-salt-deduction-caps-of-tcja-causing-home-values-to-drop-part-i/ 
— Is McSweeney Red-Light Camera Bill Involved with Federal Probe of Sponsor of Gas Tax Hike Sponsor?
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/14/is-mcsweeney-red-light-camera-bill-involved-with-federal-probe-of-sponsor-of-gas-tax-hike-sponsor/

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Ives’ prolific campaign fundraising may have prompted Sanguinetti’s abrupt departure from 6th District race – Glenn Minnis 
https://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/514807623-ives-prolific-campaign-fundraising-may-have-prompted-sanguinetti-s-abrupt-departure-from-6th-district-race

CENTER FOR ILLINOIS POLITICS
— Cultural Diversity in Illinois: A spin through the last 40 years – Brendan Rigney, Wagner Acerbi, Horta Kerry Kasper (DIERSEN: Democrats are overjoyed about the demise of Whites.)
https://www.centerforilpolitics.org/articles/cultural-diversity-in-illinois-a-spin-through-the-last-40-years

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— YOU CAN BLAME GOVERNMENT FOR RISING TUITION
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/10/you-can-blame-government-for-rising-tuition.html
— THORNER: HEARTLAND 35TH ANNIVERSARY BENEFIT FEATURING GLENN BECK
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/10/thorner-heartland-35th-anniversary-benefit-featured-inspiring-speech-by-glenn-beck.html
— THE LIGHTS ARE OUT IN CALIFORNIA, AND THAT WAS THE PLAN ALL ALONG (DIERSEN: How soon before the lights will be out in Illinois?)
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/10/the-lights-are-out-in-california-and-that-was-the-plan-all-along.html

CAPITOL FAX
— Reader comments closed for the holiday weekend (DIERSEN: Since 2004, GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails a) have gone out each and every morning, and since 2015, each and every evening too and b) have included links to almost 348,000 articles and information on many upcoming events. GOPUSA ILLINOIS email subscriptions are worth at least $1,000/year, but I send the emails out free of charge and without any advertising. All I ask of those who read the emails is to keep [email protected] on their press advisory and press release lists.) 
https://capitolfax.com/2019/10/11/reader-comments-closed-for-the-holiday-weekend-53/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— CNN president carrying out ‘personal vendetta’ against Trump, employee says in undercover sting – Valerie Richardson
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/oct/14/cnns-zucker-accused-by-staffer-of-personal-vendett/

GOPUSA
— Civilian disarmament & tyranny — A historic tale of three cities
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=77662

AMERICAN THINKER
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC, TREASONOUS: California’s Gov. Gavin Newsom signs law to put illegals on state boards – Monica Showalter
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/10/californias_gov_gavin_newsom_signs_law_to_put_illegals_on_state_boards.html

BREITBART
— Leading 2020 Dems Unified to Turn Red States Blue with More Immigration – JOHN BINDER (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout at immigrants that Democrats will use government a) to take more and more and more income, assets, opportunities, etc. away from Republicans and b) to give that income, assets, opportunities, etc. to immigrants.) 
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/10/14/2020-democrats-unified-for-more-immigration/
— Trump Condemns Beto’s IRS Attack on Churches That Oppose Same-Sex Marriage – TYLER O’NEIL
https://pjmedia.com/faith/trump-condemns-betos-irs-attack-on-churches-that-oppose-same-sex-marriage/
— Reuters: Immigration Enforcement Fattens Wages of American Workers – NEIL MUNRO
https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2019/10/14/reuters-immigration-enforcement-fattens-wages-of-american-workers/

NATIONAL REVIEW
— What Unites the Right? – JAY NORDLINGER (DIERSEN: What do you say to those in Illinois, in DuPage County, in Milton Township, in Glen Ellyn, and in Wheaton who hint/imply/argue/shout that they are on the right, but who a) fail/refuse to defend/advance the traditional family, right to life, immigration, Second Amendment, illegal drugs, equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving), and/or other planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform and in the Republican Party platform and b) work against those like me who support those planks?) 
https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/what-unites-the-right/

POLITICAL BULL PEN
— The NEW Starbucks CEO Has Admitted She Doesn’t Like White People
https://politicalbullpen.com/t/the-new-starbucks-ceo-has-admitted-she-doesn-t-like-white-people/5293

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats make it clear that if you are Republican, White, and/or male, the longer that your ancestors have been in America, the more that they want to get rid of you.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2019/10/14/here-are-indigenous-people-christopher-columbus-his-men-could-not-annihilate/
— Student tracking, secret scores: How college admissions offices rank prospects before they apply  Before many schools even look at an application, they comb through prospective students’ personal data, such as web-browsing habits and financial history – Douglas MacMillan and Nick Anderson (DIERSEN: What score would you have gotten? My score would have been low. While I took college preparatory classes, I just barely made it into the upper 20% of my high school class and my ACT score was only 24. Neither of my parents had attended college. My father was the first of his ancestors to earn a high school diploma. My mother never attended high school. I spent my junior and senior years and the summer in between washing dishes for the minimum wage in the basement of the S.S. Kresges in Chicago Heights. I was 1-A for draft notwithstanding the fact that my eyesight could not be corrected to 20/20, I had partial red/green color blindness, and I had Osgood-Schlatter disease (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osgood%E2%80%93Schlatter_disease).
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/10/14/colleges-quietly-rank-prospective-students-based-their-personal-data/

BOSTON HERALD
— It’s all about electability – FRANK COHEN (DIERSEN: According to Trump-haters, the more of the following that you are, the less electable that you are: Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time. How many of the aforesaid are you?) 
https://www.bostonherald.com/2019/10/14/its-all-about-electability/

COLUMBIA CHRONICLE
— City ordinance may switch Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples’ Day – Isaiah Colbert
https://columbiachronicle.com/city-ordinance-may-switch-columbus-day-for-indigenous-peoples-day

URBANA CITIZEN
— Four compete for at-large council seat (DIERSEN: What if the Daily Herald had published such information for the recent Wheaton City Council vacancies?)
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/news/72680/four-compete-for-at-large-council-seat

NEWSWEEK
— PRO-TRUMP CLOTHING SPARKS MASSED BRAWL AT HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GAME, HOSPITALIZING OFFICER – BRENDAN COLE (DIERSEN: How badly would Trump-haters try to beat you if you wore pro-Trump clothing?)
https://www.newsweek.com/maryland-school-football-brawl-trump-old-mill-north-county-1464977

NEW YORKER
— Public Servants Are Starting to Respond to Donald Trump’s False Attacks – David Rohde (DIERSEN: What percent of federal employees despise, if not hate, those who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/public-servants-versus-donald-trump

FEDERAL TIMES
— OPM wants agencies to be more flexible when disciplining feds – Jessie Bur (DIERSEN: My Democrat GAO superiors punished me. They forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old, gave me unfair performance expectations and appraisals, always ranked me in the bottom half of my coworkers for pay-for-performance purposes, did not promote me beyond GS-13, got rid of my mentor in 1987, kept me off audits of IRS for all but 3 of the almost 18 years that I worked for GAO, and forced me to take a $19,568 (21%) pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO in 1980. My Democrat IRS superiors punished me. They did not promote me beyond GS-12, disallowed my education deductions in 1978, got rid of my mentor in 1975, and disallowed my partial day per diem claims in 1974. My Democrat Post Office superiors punished me. They forced me resign in 1969 and disallowed my sick leave requests in 1969 and 1968.)
https://www.federaltimes.com/management/hr/2019/10/14/opm-wants-agencies-to-be-more-flexible-when-disciplining-feds/

FED SMITH
— FROM THE ARTICLE: The message to agencies is clear. In effect, don’t take the easy way when imposing disciplinary or adverse action. Instead, “efficiently remove those who fail to perform or to uphold the public’s trust.”
https://www.fedsmith.com/2019/10/14/opm-agencies-dont-be-wimps/

FEDERAL NEWS NETWORK
— Sanders details plan to ‘end corporate greed’ – AP
https://federalnewsnetwork.com/government-news/2019/10/ap-interview-sanders-details-plan-to-end-corporate-greed/

October 12 Morning Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— CTA and Metra stations, Barrington, Naperville and other transportation projects get federal funding – Robert McCoppin
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-cta-metra-barrington-naperville-transportation-funding-20191011-pikfepatgfh57aricp3iwrtkpm-story.html
— Naperville burglaries up, violent crime down, 2018 FBI crime stats show – SUZANNE BAKER
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-naperville-fbi-crime-stats-st-1004-20191011-tvqtatgnxrfknmn2ix5bnlwpwm-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— Facebook suspends Arlington Heights-based Church of Christian Liberty’s page – Christopher Placek
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20191011/facebook-suspends-arlington-heights-based-churchs-page
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Lindstrom said one of the stories shared on the page a few days before the ban had to do with homosexuality.)
— Study facts about consolidating townships – Brian P. McGuire, Supervisor, Hanover Township
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20191012/study-facts-about-consolidating-townships

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Illinois has a marijuana referendum after all Local officials find themselves at the center of an often-contentious debate that never really happened before state legislators passed the law. It’s been a revealing civics lesson. – JOHN PLETZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/marijuanacannabis/illinois-has-marijuana-referendum-after-all

WTTW
— Illinois Officials Launch Anti-Vaping Campaign as More Illnesses Reported – Kristen Thometz
https://news.wttw.com/2019/10/11/illinois-officials-launch-anti-vaping-campaign-more-illnesses-reported

KANKAKEE DAILY JOURNAL
— Olivet’s opinion should matter in Bourbonnais – Editorial
https://www.daily-journal.com/opinion/editorials/olivet-s-opinion-should-matter-in-bourbonnais/article_0ba267ce-ec26-11e9-b50a-b743a486784f.html

ALTON DAILY NEWS
— Minor Changes to Cannabis Program Expected – Greg Bishop (DIERSEN: Of course, pot pushers want to force the sale of pot in Disproportionately Impacted Areas (DIA). Of course, pot pushers want to force the sale of pot in the western Wheaton DIA (Census Tract 8426.04.)
http://altondailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=292246#.XaGt6L5_OM8

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS
— How to run for office: The game hasn’t changed that much – Jim Nowlan (DIERSEN: I should write a book about my critics/opponents who shout at candidates a) that they should not keep [email protected] on their press advisory or press release lists and b) that if they lose, it will be because of Dave Diersen and his GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.) 
https://www.effinghamdailynews.com/opinion/columns/jim-nowlan-guest-columnist-how-to-run-for-office-the/article_186712c6-ec84-11e9-bb04-4313c584d14f.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: You might have been asked recently to sign a petition to put a candidate on the ballot in 2020. It’s that season and, though a truism, if good people don’t run for office, democracy doesn’t work. You ought to try running. Here’s how. . .There are four resources in every campaign: people, skill, money and time. Every candidate has at least some of one or more of those resources. . .Today, the guidance would be to build your friends on Facebook. Your friends become volunteers, funders and word-spreaders — your “organization.” Don’t expect any help from your local political party organization, which is likely on life support. You and your friends also have skills, maybe at running a small business, which is basically what a campaign is about — setting up a small business that lasts about one year. You write a campaign plan, much like a business plan. In the plan, you establish a vote-total goal and where those votes are located; how to reach them; how much it will cost, and how to raise the requisite amount. Depending upon the office you seek, your plan might simply be in your head, or in a thick three-ring binder. But there has to be a plan. Political consultant Steve Shearer of Peoria observes that 90 percent of the candidates who spend more money than their opponents win. So, money is important, though obviously not controlling in all cases. . .The Illinois State Board of Elections website offers a complete Candidate’s Guide, which walks you through the filing requirements. The key to success, from Lincoln’s day to the present, is effective strategy (the plan), not tactics (specific tasks). . .Steve says winning is about strategy, message and image. Strategy is based on such factors as analysis of recent voting returns, the issues that move voters in your constituency, both candidates’ (including the opponent) strengths and weaknesses. From that comes the plan to achieve your vote-total goal.)

NPR ILLINOIS
— Trump’s Fights With GOP Over Syria Come At The ‘Worst Possible Moment’ – FRANCO ORDOÑEZ
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/trumps-fights-gop-over-syria-come-worst-possible-moment#stream/0

PEORIA PUBLIC RADIO
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: DIERSEN HEADLINE: Pot pushers want poor minorities and poor women to be pot pushers.
https://www.peoriapublicradio.org/post/does-illinois-cannabis-law-do-enough-create-equity#stream/0

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— IL-06/IL-14: Evelyn Sanguinetti’s Departure from Congressional Race and Ramifications – John Lopez (DIERSEN: I should write a book about my critics/opponents who shout at candidates a) that they should not keep [email protected] on their press advisory or press release lists and b) that if they lose, it will be because of Dave Diersen and his GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.) 
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/12/il-06-il-14-evelyn-sanguinettis-departure-from-congressional-race-and-ramifications/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: While Sanguinetti’s statement was diplomatic and appeals to unity after the primary, it only hints at the real reason Sanguinetti withdrew from the campaign — money. . .According to an insider close to Sanguinetti’s campaign and as shared on Capitol Fax, Sanguinetti raised around $50,000 for the 3rd quarter, less than half of the money she reported for her disappointing 2nd quarter.)

KANE COUNTY REPORTER
— Rep. Ugaste condemns ‘push-poll’ tactics used to spread falsehoods about District 6 candidate Ives – Glenn Minnis 
https://kanecountyreporter.com/stories/514795652-rep-ugaste-condemns-push-poll-tactics-used-to-spread-falsehoods-about-district-6-candidate-ives

MCHENRY TIMES
— Voters must be wary of unethical campaign tactics, Sen. Wilcox cautions – Glenn Minnis 
https://mchenrytimes.com/stories/514782988-voters-must-be-wary-of-unethical-campaign-tactics-sen-wilcox-cautions

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Sanguinetti bows out of congressional race – Glenn Minnis
https://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/514795767-sanguinetti-bows-out-of-congressional-race
— Islamist expert: Casten, Grasso should be held accountable for validating Muslim center that hosts promoters of hate – W.J. Kennedy 
https://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/514537312-islamist-expert-casten-grasso-should-be-held-accountable-for-validating-muslim-center-that-hosts-promoters-of-hate
— DuPage elementary school gym teacher making at least $135K per year – Glenn Minnis (DIERSEN: The most that I made in today’s dollars was $127,654 per year (GS-13 Step 10). I was 49 year old. I had worked for GAO for almost 18 years, and for IRS for almost 9 years before that. I had earned a) a job-related bachelor’s degree when I was 21 and job-related master’s degrees when I was 27, 31, and 48, b) job-related professional certifications when I was 30, 32, 41, 45, 47, and 48, and c) a job-related professional license when I was 32.)
https://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/513990048-dupage-elementary-school-gym-teacher-making-at-least-135k-per-year

ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— Trans Deception Scam – Laurie Higgins 
https://illinoisfamily.org/homosexuality/trans-deception-scam/
— The Decline in Religious Faith is Having a Role in Nation’s Drug Crisis – Micah Clark
https://illinoisfamily.org/faith/the-decline-in-religious-faith-is-having-a-role-in-nations-drug-crisis/

ILLINOIS FAMILY ACTION
— If Only We Could Impeach the Left-Wing Media – Trevor Thomas
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2019/10/if-only-we-could-impeach-the-left-wing-media-2/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Beto blasted for call to strip tax status of churches opposing gay marriage: ‘Bigoted nonsense’ Sen. Ben Sasse accuses Texas Democrat of ‘extreme intolerance’ – Valerie Richardson (DIERSEN: To keep their employees who were Democrat, minority, female, younger, and/or veteran from leaving, my Democrat superiors in the federal government promised to get rid of their employees who were Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who they had not promoted to GS-13 (currently $98,198) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $116,040) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $136,495) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $165,500) by age 40.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/oct/11/beto-orourke-blasted-call-strip-tax-status-churche/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— CNN’s LGBT town hall made the 2020 Democratic primary even more of a clown show
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/cnns-lgbtq-townhall-made-the-democratic-primary-more-cringeworthy-than-it-already-is
— ‘Uncharted territory’: Fetal remains found in South Bend abortion doctor’s car brings count to 2,411 – Kimberly Leonard
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/healthcare/uncharted-territory-fetal-remains-found-in-illinois-abortion-doctors-car-brings-count-to-2-411

FOX NEWS
— Many journalists, pundits picking sides as impeachment battle lines are drawn (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents always shout at candidates in contested Republican primary races a) that I pick sides and b) that the side that I pick will lose in the general election.) 
https://video.foxnews.com/v/6094229881001/#sp=show-clips

BREITBART
— Hillary Clinton Criticizes Facebook for Not Being Anti-Trump Enough – ALLUM BOKHARI
https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2019/10/11/hillary-clinton-criticizes-facebook-for-not-being-anti-trump-enough/
— Trump: ‘Mexico Helps More’ to Stop Illegal Immigration than Democrats – John Binder
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/10/11/watch-trump-mexico-helps-more-to-stop-illegal-immigration-than-democrats/

LIFE SITE NEWS
— Democrat presidential candidates compete for LGBT votes at CNN town hall – Calvin Freiburger
https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/democrats-compete-for-lgbt-votes-at-cnn-town-hall

REASON
— Democratic Candidates Promise LGBT Voters They’ll Punish All the Right People – SCOTT SHACKFORD (DIERSEN: Which individuals, organizations, companies, and governments punish you? I should write a book about those who a) claim to be religious, conservative, and/or Republican and b) punish me. They refuse to keep [email protected] on their press advisory and press release lists.) 
https://reason.com/2019/10/11/democratic-candidates-promise-lgbt-voters-theyll-punish-all-the-right-people/

REAL CLEAR POLITICS
— Elizabeth Warren: Men Who Oppose Gay Marriage Should “Just Marry One Woman,” “If You Can Find One” – Tim Hains (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, if you do not promote LGBTQ activity, conservative-haters demonize you, denigrate you, and condemn you.) 
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2019/10/11/warren_men_who_oppose_gay_marriage_should_just_marry_one_woman_if_you_can_find_one.html
— Anti-Trump Protesters Burn Red Trump Hats Outside Rally In Minnesota, Yell “F*ck You” At Police – Ian Schwartz 
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2019/10/10/anti-trump_protesters_burn_red_trump_hats_outside_rally_in_minnesota_yell_fck_you_at_police.html

NEW NOW NEXT
— Gay Anchor Shepard Smith Abruptly Quits Fox News After 23 Years “Even in our current polarized nation, it’s my hope that facts will win the day.” – Brandon Voss (DIERSEN: Those who promote LGBTQ activity, their operatives, and their dupes work the hardest against me.) 
http://www.newnownext.com/gay-shepard-smith-quits-fox-news/10/2019/

INDEPENDENT JOURNAL REVIEW
— Ex-Envoy Tells Impeachment Inquiry Trump Ousted Her Based on ‘False Claims’ – Reuters (DIERSEN: I should sue those who make false claims against me, especially those who falsely claim to be religious, conservative, and/or Republican.) 
https://ijr.com/ex-envoy-tells-impeachment-inquiry-trump-ousted-her-based-on-false-claims/

THE HILL
— Washington Post publisher: ‘Corrosive’ to liken unfavorable news to ‘fake news’ – TAL AXELROD (DIERSEN: Of course, according to my critics/opponents, GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails are full of fake news.)
https://thehill.com/homenews/media/465516-washington-post-publisher-corrosive-to-liken-unfavorable-news-to-fake-news
— DISGUSTING, OUTRAGEOUS: Judge blocks Trump ‘public charge’ rule – NATHANIEL WEIXEL (DIERSEN: Democrats and RINOs encourage behaviors (drinking booze, gambling, smoking pot, etc.) that turn people into public charges.) 
https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/465443-judge-blocks-trump-public-charge-rule

REUTERS
— Judge blocks Trump immigration rule, calls it ‘repugnant to American Dream’ – Kristina Cooke (DIERSEN: To get immigrants who are minority and/or female to come to America, Democrat and RINO politicians promise them that they will use government, Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion to give them tremendous preference over citizens of America.) 
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration/u-s-judge-blocks-trump-rule-limiting-green-cards-for-poor-immigrants-idUSKBN1WQ2G7

NEW YORK TIMES
— Mormons to the Rescue? The reddest faith in America is also the one most skeptical of Donald Trump. – Timothy Egan (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have an extremely low opinion of Missouri Synod Lutherans. They also have an extremely low opinion of those who are Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/11/opinion/mormons-trump-romney.html

WASHINGTON POST
— It is wrong — and corrosive — to conflate ‘unfavorable news’ and ‘fake news’ – Fred Ryan (DIERSEN: Of course, according to my critics/opponents, GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails are full of fake news.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/it-is-wrong–and-corrosive–to-conflate-unfavorable-news-and-fake-news/2019/10/11/47966484-ec48-11e9-85c0-85a098e47b37_story.html

USA TODAY
— Ex-Republican: Do we still agree on beating Trump? After your LGBTQ forum, I’m not sure. I’m not asking you to betray your principles, but Republican culture warriors are lying in wait. Why let them divide us where we already agree? – Tom Nichols (DIERSEN: Those who promote LGBTQ activity, their operatives, and their dupes work the hardest against me. I should write a book about them.) 
https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/10/12/ousting-trump-2020-job-one-democrats-forgot-at-lgbtq-forum-column/3947332002/

FOX 17
— School turns down free lunch for teachers from Chick-fil-A ‘out of respect’ to LGBTQ staff – Jerrod Kingery (DIERSEN: In your neighborhood, in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, and in your county, who takes the lead in punishing those who do not promote LGBTQ activity?)
https://fox17.com/news/nation-world/school-turns-down-free-lunch-for-teachers-from-chick-fil-a-out-of-respect-to-lgbtq-staff-10-11-2019-182034001

STAR NEWS ONLINE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: 73-year-old retired federal employee Margaret Haynes runs for Wilmington City Council
https://www.starnewsonline.com/news/20191012/meet-candidates-wilmington-city-council

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Beto O’Rourke’s Progressive Tolerance Now he wants to use the tax code to punish religious dissenters. – Editorial
https://www.wsj.com/articles/beto-orourkes-progressive-tolerance-11570834313
— When God Is Your Portfolio Manager Biblically responsible investing is booming, as some Christians move to match their faith with their stock buys – Jason Zweig
https://www.wsj.com/articles/when-god-guides-your-investment-portfolio-11570811305
(FROM THE ARTICLE: What would Jesus buy? That question is spreading in the investing world, as evangelicals and other Christians seek investment management and financial planning to match their interpretation of biblical principles. The latest sign of the rise of faith-based investing was the launch of the Inspire International ESG exchange-traded fund on Sept. 30. Its ticker symbol? WWJD, short for the popular expression “What would Jesus do?” Many socially responsible investors favor companies that recruit LGBT workers or donate to Planned Parenthood and the like. By contrast, biblically responsible investors shun companies that profit from or support abortion, pornography, gambling, or LGBT issues. No matter what you believe or how you invest, the advent of this approach highlights the promise and perils of socially responsible investing in general: You can salve your conscience, or you can earn higher returns. It isn’t likely you can do both. Biblically responsible investing, or BRI, is booming as investment managers who are losing assets to index funds strive to find new niches.)
— Who Willed the Electric Car? China, and Here’s Why Electric vehicles that derive their power from dirty energy aren’t necessarily better for the environment, but they are better for Beijing – Lauren Silva Laughlin
https://www.wsj.com/articles/who-willed-the-electric-car-china-and-heres-why-11570786201
— Whistleblowers and the Real Deep State Civil servants too often forget they work for the people and seek to impose their own policy agendas. – Kimberley A. Strassel (DIERSEN: According to the Democrats who I worked for in the federal government, “the people” wanted them to get rid of federal employees who were Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who had not made GS-13 (currently $98,198) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $116,040) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $136,495) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $165,500) by age 40.) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/whistleblowers-and-the-real-deep-state-11570832622

FORTUNE
— Where 2020 Democratic Candidates Stand on LGBTQ Issues – Melanie Eversley (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, if you do not promote LGBTQ activity, those who promote LGBTQ activity, their operatives, and their dupes destroy you.)
https://fortune.com/2019/10/11/where-do-2020-democrats-stand-on-lgbt-issues/

ATLANTIC
— Democrats Are Going to Regret Beto’s Stance on Conservative Churches The candidate seems not to realize that eliminating tax exemptions for certain religious institutions would be catastrophic. – John Inazu (DIERSEN: Those who promote LGBTQ activity, their operatives, and their dupes work the hardest against me.)
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/10/beto-orourkes-pluralism-failure/599953/

NEWSWEEK
— THE LEFT HAS BEEN TRYING TO OUST TRUMP EVER SINCE AMERICANS ELECTED HIM – NEWT GINGRICH (DIERSEN: Who tries to oust you? I should write a book about those who try to oust me. They a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and/or the Illinois Republican Party (IRP) platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee (MTRCC) resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, c) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, d) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, and/or e) are operatives or dupes for the aforesaid. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on those who are past or present MTRCC, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, IRP, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois employees, activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, political consultants, etc.) 
https://www.newsweek.com/newt-gingrich-left-has-been-trying-oust-trump-ever-since-americans-elected-him-opinion-1464204

QUORA
— Is it never acceptable to respond with aggression? – Sue Noon (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who do everything that they can to get me to raise my voice, to get me to lose my temper. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois. I would focus on those who are past or present Milton Township Republican Central Committee (MTRCC), DuPage County Republican Central Committee (DCRCC), Illinois Republican Party (IRP), Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, and Illinois employees, activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, political consultants, etc. They blame me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails for all the problems that they have, that you have, that I have, and that everyone has. They blame me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails for all the problems that the following have/had: MTRCC, DCRCC, IRP, Wheaton, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Center Right Coalition, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter, etc.) 
https://www.quora.com/Is-it-never-acceptable-to-respond-with-aggression

PUBLIC RELATIONS NEWS
— 9 Things About Public Relations They Didn’t Teach You in College – Arthur Solomon (DIERSEN: Of course, I should sue my critics/opponents who hint/imply/argue/shout that I do not honor embargo requests, off-the-record requests, etc.)
https://www.prnewsonline.com/journalists-media-relations
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Embargo Just because a PR firm distributes a press release with the words “Embargoed Until” atop it doesn’t mean that a reporter will honor it. Most will, but it’s always good to have someone speak to the journalist and request she agree to honor the embargo. Scientific studies sent to specific editors are an exception. The same is true for releases saying “For Release After.” PR pros should know that once a release is distributed, when it is used is up to editors. Off-the Record You can tell a media member that something is “off-the-record,” but it doesn’t mean a reporter considers it so. Establish off-the-record ground rules upfront. Specifically, do so prior to conveying information you want kept off-the-record. ‘If you don’t want it reported, don’t say it’ is the advice I always give to executives before interviews or when they socialize with the media. Recall Madeleine Westerhout, President Trump’s personal assistant, who “quit” or was fired after making comments during a dinner. The event supposedly was off-the-record.)

POLITICAL RESOURCES
— HOW TO WRITE CAMPAIGN PRESS RELEASES – Peter G. Pollak (DIERSEN: If you were me, how would you react when candidates in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois who claim to be religious, conservative, and/or Republican fail/refuse to keep [email protected] on their press advisory and press release lists? If you were me, how would you react when the aforesaid candidates regularly open my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails and click on links in those emails? 
https://politicalresources.com/for-candidates/campaign-how-to-library/60-campaign-how-to/voter-contact-media-relations/135-how-to-write-campaign-press-releases

(FROM THE ARTICLE: 4. Identify the decision makers at the media that are key for your campaign and develop a relationship with them. Get to know what issues they think are important in the election and feed them information on those issues. . .6. As much as possible, treat all media equally. Don’t discount a reporter because she or he works for a weekly.)

October 11 Evening Edition

WHITE HOUSE
— Activist Judicial Rulings Block the Administration From Enforcing Our Nation’s Immigration Laws
https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/activist-judicial-rulings-block-administration-enforcing-nations-immigration-laws/

ABC7
— Notre Dame, University of Michigan to host 2020 presidential debates – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/notre-dame-to-host-1st-debate-in-2020-presidential-race/5611551/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Evelyn Sanguinetti drops congressional bid, setting up potential Sean Casten vs. Jeanne Ives matchup in suburban congressional district – RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-evelyn-sanguinetti-sean-casten-20191011-icwlymxvt5gijb6s5ehynvuh7u-story.html
— Crete Democrat Laurie Summers steps down from Will County Board ahead of possible run for coroner – ALICIA FABBRE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-laurie-summers-steps-down-st-1013-20191011-23okk7loarhahp5qlgjgmgiasq-story.html
— Legislators send letter to county in support of DuPage probation workers’ demand for pay hike in new contract – ALICIA FABBRE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-legislators-back-dupage-probation-pay-hike-st-1013-20191011-6aztgsvyefa7lkrmwum5h5ll6u-story.html
— President Trump may be a Chicago critic, but he’s coming here for a fundraiser Oct. 28 – Lisa Donovan
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-sandoval-search-warrant-lightfoot-cops-streets-spin-20191011-ratvt4kdnbdbtelx54264fyumi-story.html
— ‘We wanted to create a safe space’: Lake Villa addiction-recovery center opens program for LGBTQ community – FRANK S. ABDERHOLDEN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/ct-lns-lgbtq-only-addiction-treatment-st-1012-20191011-32vd6d3pfzbgpdyspmxh6fvqdi-story.html
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Chicago smells like weed. And it’s not even legal yet. – Mary Schmich
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/mary-schmich/ct-met-mary-schmich-illinois-weed-smelly-20191011-xkezbcwfnjcn3nmz37apmxxzeq-story.html
— Notre Dame and University of Michigan among sites of 2020 presidential general election debates – ELAINE CHEN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/elections/ct-presidential-debates-2020-general-election-notre-dame-20191011-wghcxcxhpnaodpeaf27kw2us3y-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Sanguinetti drops GOP congressional bid: Likely Ives versus Casten super battle in Illinois’ 6th District Former Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti alluded to the tough, scorched-earth campaign the GOP primary was shaping up to be: “Although I firmly believe that I can and will win the nomination, if I stayed in the race, the question in my mind is at what cost.” – Lynn Sweet 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/10/11/20910284/sanguinetti-congress-sean-casten-election-6th-district-ives
— It’s your job, Illinois, to save the internet Springfield can’t ignore the peril any longer. Legislators had better get to work. – Editorial
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/10/11/20903264/internet-net-neutrality-illinois-legislature-editorial

DAILY HERALD
— Sanguinetti drops out of congressional race for Casten’s seat – Katlyn Smith
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20191011/sanguinetti-drops-out-of-congressional-race-for-castens-seat
— Barrington advisory panel against recreational marijuana sales
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20191011/barrington-advisory-panel-against-recreational-marijuana-sales-
— Tollway official exits abruptly after name surfaces in search warrant His name has surfaced in FBI investigation involving Democratic senator – Marni Pyke
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20191011/tollway-official-exits-abruptly-after-name-surfaces-in-search-warrant
— McSweeney wants to bring back the death penalty – Rebecca Anzel
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20191011/mcsweeney-wants-to-bring-back-the-death-penalty

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Sanguinetti drops out of GOP race in 6th Congressional District After very weak fundraising, the decision by Rauner’s former running mate clears the field for what could be a wild race next year between Jeanne Ives and Democratic incumbent Sean Casten. – GREG HINZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/sanguinetti-drops-out-gop-race-6th-congressional-district
— How long can Illinois let these universities shrink? More than half of Illinois’ state schools are on the ropes enrollment-wise. Meanwhile, the cost of operating them is going up. – Lynne Marek
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/education/how-long-can-illinois-let-these-universities-shrink

NORTHWEST HERALD
— Sanguinetti abandons Congressional bid in 6th District – DREW ZIMMERMAN
https://www.nwherald.com/2019/10/11/sanguinetti-abandons-congressional-bid-in-6th-district/au5l4b8/

HERALD & REVIEW
— Evelyn Sanguinetti drops congressional bid – RICK PEARSON
https://herald-review.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/evelyn-sanguinetti-drops-congressional-bid/article_1e0a8cee-37b0-5cd8-97c0-d23e3e369a46.html

WGN TV
— 2020 Democratic candidates pledge support to LGBTQ community – AP (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, and RINOs destroy you if you do not promote LGBTQ activity.)
https://wgntv.com/2019/10/11/2020-democratic-candidates-pledge-support-to-lgbtq-community/

WQAD
— Princeton plans on placing any cannabis business as far from downtown as possible – MARISSA SULEK
https://wqad.com/2019/10/11/princeton-plans-on-placing-any-cannabis-business-as-far-from-downtown-as-possible/

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— IL-14: Jim Oberweis Receiving Fundraising Help of Two from Florida Congressional Delegation
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/09/il-14-jim-oberweis-receiving-fundraising-help-of-two-from-florida-congressional-delegation/ 
— IL-06: *UPDATE x2* Jeanne Ives Response to Impeachment Inquiry, Radio America and Crain’s Interviews 10/8/19
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/08/il-06-jeanne-ives-response-to-impeachment-inquiry-launch-still-relevant-today/ 
— IL-14: Ted Gradel Releases New Video for Digital Ad Buy
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/08/il-14-ted-gradel-releases-new-video-for-digital-ad-buy/ 
— IL-14: James Marter Videos
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/08/il-14-james-marter-videos/ 
— Deadline for Illinois Integrity Fund to Appeal Appellate Court Decision to Supreme Court Is Early November
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/08/deadline-for-illinois-integrity-fund-to-appeal-appellate-court-decision-to-supreme-court-is-early-november/ 
— Mainly about Politics at the McHenry County Fair – Part 1
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/09/mainly-about-politics-at-the-mchenry-county-fair-part-1/ 
— Mainly about Politics at the McHenry County Fair – Part 2
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/10/mainly-about-politics-at-the-mchenry-county-fair-part-2/ 
— IL-06: Jeanne Ives Comes Out in Support of Increasing State and Local Taxes (SALT) Deduction Limits
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/10/il-06-jeanne-ives-comes-out-in-support-of-increasing-state-and-local-taxes-salt-deduction-limits/ 
— IL-06: Dr. Jay Kinzler Candidacy Announcement Video
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/09/il-06-dr-jay-kinzler-candidacy-announcement-video/ 
— State and Local Candidates at the Pro-Life Political Fund Raiser
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/09/state-and-local-candidates-at-the-pro-life-political-fund-raiser/ 
— McHenry County Cat Tax Resurfaces, This Time Jack Franks Must Take “Credit” If He Allows a Floor Vote
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/09/mchenry-county-cat-tax-resurfaces-this-time-jack-franks-must-take-credit/

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Congressional challenger Ives questions Rep. Casten’s town hall meeting policies – Glenn Minnis
https://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/514176915-congressional-challenger-ives-questions-rep-casten-s-town-hall-meeting-policies

ILLINOIS OPPORTUNITY PROJECT
— CTU Strike Reinforces Need For School Choice
https://illinoisopportunity.org/ctu-strike-reinforces-need-for-school-choice/

ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE
— ARCHITECT OF ILLINOIS GAS TAX HIKE RESIGNS COMMITTEE CHAIRMANSHIP AMID FEDERAL PROBE – Vincent Caruso
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/architect-of-illinois-gas-tax-hike-resigns-committee-chairmanship-amid-federal-probe/

CAPITOL FAX
— Sanguinetti bows out of congressional race From Evelyn Sanguinetti via a campaign spokesperson… It is with deep regret that I must announce that I have officially decided to end my campaign for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Congress for the 6th Congressional District of Illinois. I want to thank everyone that supported me through volunteering, financial contributions, and words of encouragement and support. I am sorry if this announcement lets you down. Although I firmly believe that I can and will win the nomination if I stayed in the race, the question in my mind is at what cost. There has been enough destruction in the Republican Party from past election cycles, and I choose not to contribute further to it by engaging in a costly and negative campaign against my opponents. I wish the remaining candidates all the best, and I encourage all Republicans to unite behind the eventual nominee for the good of the Party and more importantly the Nation as we continue the fight to stop socialism and to protect the American Dream for future generations.
https://capitolfax.com/2019/10/11/sanguinetti-bows-out-of-congressional-race/
— Sandoval submitted chairmanship resignation letter *** Sandoval’s chairmanship appears to have been yanked
https://capitolfax.com/2019/10/11/sandovals-chairmanship-appears-to-have-been-yanked/

ACCURACY IN MEDIA
— Media Outrage at Trump Evident in Coverage of Minneapolis Rally – Brian McNicoll
https://www.aim.org/aim-column/media-outrage-at-trump-evident-in-coverage-of-minneapolis-rally/

BREITBART
— Student Covers U. of Wisconsin College GOP Office with Accusations of Bigotry – TOM CICCOTTA
https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2019/10/11/student-covers-u-of-wisconsin-college-gop-office-with-accusations-of-racism/

DAILY WIRE
— Why Do Political Elites Care More About Turkey’s Border Than They Do About Our Own Border? – Josh Hammer
https://www.dailywire.com/news/hammer-why-do-political-elites-care-more-about-turkeys-border-than-they-do-about-our-own-border

DAILY SIGNAL
— Voters Will ‘Send Home’ Lawmakers Who Act to Impeach Trump, House Conservative Says – Rachel del Guidice 
https://www.dailysignal.com/2019/10/11/voters-will-send-home-lawmakers-who-act-to-impeach-trump-house-conservative-says/

EPOCH TIMES
— Anti-Trump Protesters in Minneapolis Burn American Flag, MAGA Hats – TOM OZIMEK
https://www.theepochtimes.com/anti-trump-protesters-in-minneapolis-burn-american-flag-maga-hats_3113602.html

NATIONAL REVIEW
— The Democrats’ Disastrous CNN LGBT Town Hall – JOHN MCCORMACK
https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/10/the-democrats-disastrous-cnn-lgbt-town-hall/

NPR
— Advocates Try To Help Migrants Navigate Trump’s Public Charge Rule – PAM FESSLER
https://www.npr.org/2019/10/11/769109074/advocates-try-to-help-migrants-navigate-trumps-public-charge-rule

FORBES
— Railroaded? U.S. Appeals Court Sets High Bar in Age Discrimination Case – Patricia Barnes (DIERSEN: In Diersen v. GAO, constructively, the court ruled that federal employers can take adverse actions against federal employees, including forcing them into early retirement, if those employees are Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran and they did not make GS-13 (currently $98,198) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $116,040) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $136,495) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $165,500) by age 40. Extremely few federal employees make the aforesaid promotion deadlines.) 
https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciagbarnes/2019/10/11/railroaded-us-appeals-court-sets-high-bar-in-age-discrimination-case/

EDUCATION WEEK
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats encourage children to engage in LGBTQ activity.
https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/10/11/10-tips-for-building-a-more-lgbtq-inclusive.html

ILLINOIS CPA SOCIETY
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Capitalizing on Cannabis – CLARE FITZGERALD
https://www.icpas.org/information/copy-desk/insight/article/fall-2019/capitalizing-on-cannabis

October 10 Evening Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— U.S. Rep. Sean Casten, would-be challenger Jeanne Ives release fundraising numbers for closely watched west suburban 6th District congressional race – Lisa Donovan
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-casten-ives-sanguinetti-third-quarter-fundraising-20191010-jq43pkossfh3zcb4opfrxcbpyi-story.html
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Niles mayor breaks tie vote establishing districts for recreational marijuana businesses – JENNIFER JOHNSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/niles/ct-nhs-marijuana-zoning-tl-1017-20191010-upivgxth2bgrdfe2vbcm3j2iaa-story.html
— U.S. Rep. John Shimkus, retiring dean of Illinois GOP delegation, says he no longer supports President Donald Trump because of Syria pullout – RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-republican-john-shimkus-rejects-donald-trump-20191010-zmq5gijad5fcvilg4yhpsvq4qq-story.html
— Gurnee phone survey on recreational marijuana leans against local dispensary, but only 7% responded – JIM NEWTON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/ct-lns-gurnee-cannabis-survey-results-st-1011-20191010-ku37fmbntfhwvojqw3cv3ci32e-story.html
— Trump’s Syria announcement blindsided many GOP supporters – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-bc-us–trump-syria-surprise-20191009-story.html
— 9 Democratic presidential hopefuls to appear at LGBTQ forum – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-bc-us–election-2020-lgbtq-20191010-story.html
— Gov. J.B. Pritzker proposes consolidation of suburban and downstate police and firefighter pension funds – DAN PETRELLA and JAMIE MUNKS
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-jb-pritzker-police-fire-pension-consolidation-20191010-64xwtvux25guvkecfcl3he5y3i-story.html
— Breaking with Senate President John Cullerton, some Democrats call for Sen. Martin Sandoval to step down as Transportation Committee chairman – JAMIE MUNKS and DAN PETRELLA
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-martin-sandoval-transportation-committee-democrats-20191010-5bliw37izrcpzh2hytg3gf2aui-story.html
— That Madigan ward effort to take down Ald. Marty Quinn’s challenger David Krupa — it never added up – Editorial
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-editorial-krupa-quinn-13th-ward-madigan-20191010-bhe3n4wggfavhknqy3ygldu3ea-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Illinois Republican Party among groups that got donations from indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani Federal campaign finance records show the Illinois Republican Party received $661.90 from Lev Parnas on Oct. 24, 2016 — the same amount he gave to several other state GOP organizations that day. – Tina Sfondeles
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/10/10/20908620/illinois-republican-party-gop-contribution-lev-parnas-rudy-giuliani-ukraine
— A parents’ guide: What to know, do if your kid is vaping Even parents who know their kids are vaping can find it near impossible to figure out what their children are inhaling into their lungs. That can be true even if they find the device. – Jayne O’Donnell
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/10/10/20895845/kids-vaping-parents-guide-help-them-quit
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: According to Trump-haters, Jesus is anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, and anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. According to Trump-haters, Jesus promotes dependency on government, dependency on charity, LGBTQ activity, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, booze, gambling, pot and other vices, patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, retaliation, and even worse things. 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2019/10/10/20908102/trump-jesus-christians-evangelicals-religion-jim-wallis-steinberg
— Preckwinkle: No ‘magic wand’ to solve problem of disappearing health care money Preckwinkle laid the blame for the county’s health care problem on other hospitals, President Donald Trump and former Gov. Bruce Rauner, “bless his rotten heart.” – Rachel Hinton 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2019/10/10/20908756/preckwinkle-county-budget-health-care-uncompensated-marijuana-expungement
— State task force recommends consolidating hundreds of small pension funds The report recommends the state combine suburban and Downstate police and fire pension funds to try to increase efficiency and lower costs while also increasing pension benefits. – Tina Sfondeles 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/metro-state/2019/10/10/20908261/pension-funds-state-task-force-recommends-consolidation
— Politicians condemn conditions at ICE detention center in Kankakee Rep. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia and some Chicago-area elected officials paid a surprise visit to the Jerome Combs Detention Center this week. – Carlos Ballesteros
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/10/10/20908026/ice-detention-center-kankakee-jesus-chuy-garcia-chicago-immigration-deportation
— President Donald Trump bashes Fox News over impeachment poll The president did not specify which poll numbers bothered him so much, but Fox News reported on Wednesday that a new survey shows that of registered voters, “a new high of 51 percent wants Trump impeached and removed from office.”
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2019/10/10/20908111/donald-trump-bashes-fox-news

DAILY HERALD
— Kinzler now third GOP candidate seeking Casten’s U.S. House seat – Katlyn Smith
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20191010/kinzler-now-third-gop-candidate-seeking-castens-us-house-seat
— Township road districts challenge new consolidation law – Rebecca Anzel
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20191010/township-road-districts-challenge-new-consolidation-law
— Lake County Board formally bans harassment, bullying by its members – Russell Lissau
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20191010/lake-county-board-formally-bans-harassment-bullying-by-its-members
— Apple removes Hong Kong map app after Chinese criticism – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20191010/news/310109991/
— OUTSTANDING: Lisle agrees to ban recreational marijuana sales – Robert Sanchez
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20191010/lisle-agrees-to-ban-recreational-marijuana-sales
— Expungements, tax appeals will cause hiring spree as overall Cook County jobs decline – Jake Griffin
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20191010/expungements-tax-appeals-will-cause-hiring-spree-as-overall-cook-county-jobs-decline

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Cost to Cook County to clear pot records: $700,000 Additional attorneys and clerks will be hired to expunge hundreds of thousands of criminal cases. – JOHN PLETZ (DIERSEN: If you have a pot record, you disrespected the rule of law. Your past predicts your future.) 
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/marijuanacannabis/cost-cook-county-clear-pot-records-700000

FOX ILLINOIS
— 9 Democratic presidential hopefuls appear at LGBTQ forum – AP
https://foxillinois.com/news/connect-to-congress/9-democratic-presidential-hopefuls-to-appear-at-lgbtq-forum

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Jeanne Ives Media Soundbites
https://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/514473338-icymi-jeanne-ives-media-soundbites

WHEATON PATCH
— OUTSTANDING: Wheaton Says No To Recreational Marijuana Businesses The city council voted unanimously Monday to approve an ordinance banning cannabis businesses. – Lisa Marie Farver
https://patch.com/illinois/wheaton/wheaton-says-no-recreational-marijuana-businesses

REPUBLICAN NEWS WATCH
— How to run for Republican Precinct Committeeperson – DOUG IBENDAHL
http://republicannewswatch.com/wp/?p=14851

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Kamala Harris promises White House office of LGBTQ issues – S.A. Miller (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats make it clear that they want to get rid of individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that do not promote LGBTQ activity.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/oct/10/kamala-harris-promises-white-house-office-lgbtq-is/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— The Washington Post is head-over-heels in love with Elizabeth Warren – Becket Adams
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/the-washington-post-is-head-over-heels-in-love-with-elizabeth-warren
— Democrats have abandoned bipartisan format of Clinton impeachment – Susan Ferrechio 
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/congress/democrats-have-abandoned-clinton-impeachments-bipartisan-format

RUSH LIMBAUGH
— If the Senate Removed Trump, It Would Be the End of the Republican Party
https://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2019/10/10/if-the-senate-removes-trump-it-will-be-the-end-of-the-republican-party/

AMERICAN THINKER
— If Anyone Should Be Impeached, It’s the Liberal Media – Trevor Thomas
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/10/if_anyone_should_be_impeached_its_the_liberal_media.html
— Dismaying Dumbed-down Discourse – Alicia Colon
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/10/dismaying_dumbeddown_discourse.html

NEWSMAX
— CIS: Healthcare for Illegals Would Cost $23B a Year – Theodore Bunker 
https://www.newsmax.com/politics/illegals-medicare-for-all-democrats-entitlements/2019/10/10/id/936584/

GOPUSA
— Biden’s attempt to quash Trump ad fails as Facebook says it will run
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=77444

ONE NEWS NOW
— Surrendering to SPLC’s lazy media lemmings – Michelle Malkin 
https://onenewsnow.com/perspectives/michelle-malkin/2019/10/10/surrendering-to-splcs-lazy-media-lemmings

PJ MEDIA
— The Cost of Insuring Illegal Aliens: $10-20 Billion Per Year – RICK MORAN
https://pjmedia.com/trending/the-cost-of-insuring-illegal-aliens-between-10-20-billion-a-year/

NATIONAL REVIEW
— Fraying Families and the Roots of Identity Politics – RACHEL LU
https://www.nationalreview.com/magazine/2019/10/28/fraying-families-and-the-roots-of-identity-politics/

THE HILL
— Trump’s actions to curb asylum abuse are bearing results – DAVID RAY
https://thehill.com/opinion/immigration/464969-trumps-actions-to-curb-asylum-abuse-are-bearing-results

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— How activists are made and why they go against the grain – JACQUELINE CUTLER (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors in the federal government made me an activist against political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and retaliation for opposing the aforesaid.) 
https://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/ny-activists-book-20191010-p4ungatbxzebpkldxbv3lfwtca-story.html

SEATTLE TIMES
— Advocates see discrimination against older workers, the fastest-growing group in the labor force – STEPHEN SINGER
https://www.seattletimes.com/explore/careers/advocates-see-discrimination-against-older-workers-the-fastest-growing-group-in-the-labor-force/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Trump Campaign Sees Impeachment Motivating Base Advisers hope investigation will fire up president’s core supporters, but some Republicans worry about alienating independents – Catherine Lucey and Alex Leary
https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-campaign-sees-impeachment-motivating-base-11570707155
— Pot Legalization Makes Vaping Deadly Recent injuries and deaths demonstrate the need for Washington to take control over cannabis policy. – Scott Gottlieb
https://www.wsj.com/articles/pot-legalization-makes-vaping-deadly-11570746157

FEDERAL NEWS NETWORK
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: The Democrats who run the federal government discipline their employees who complain about political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, and/or age discrimination. My Democrat GAO superiors forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old, gave me unfair performance expectations and appraisals, always ranked me in the bottom half of my coworkers for pay-for-performance purposes, did not promote me beyond GS-13, got rid of my mentor in 1987, kept me off audits of IRS for all but 3 of the almost 18 years that I worked for GAO, and forced me to take a $19,568 (21%) pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO in 1980. My Democrat IRS superiors did not promote me beyond GS-12, disallowed my education deductions in 1978, got rid of my mentor in 1975, and disallowed my partial day per diem claims in 1974. My Democrat Post Office superiors forced me resign in 1969 and disallowed my sick leave requests in 1969 and 1968.) 
https://federalnewsnetwork.com/workforce/2019/10/agencies-get-even-more-performance-management-disciplinary-guidance-from-opm/

October 6 Morning Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— FRONT PAGE WITH COLOR PICTURE: Despite Rahm Emanuel’s tax hikes, city pension debt grew by $7 billion since 2015. Here’s why. – HAL DARDICK and JUAN PEREZ JR.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/investigations/ct-chicago-city-pension-fund-growth-20191003-tdb6ah5u6vdk7gh3zrn6p65wgu-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Lombard says ‘yes’ to marijuana stores in several zoning districts – Marie Wilson
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20191005/lombard-says-yes-to-marijuana-stores-in-several-zoning-districts
— DuPage County Townships (Full-Page Ad on Page 6 of the DuPage County Edition.) 
https://www.dailyherald.com

NORTHWEST HERALD
— Republican Central Committee of McHenry County required to amend quarterly report again – DREW ZIMMERMAN
https://www.nwherald.com/2019/09/26/republican-central-committee-of-mchenry-county-required-to-amend-quarterly-report-again/aqj7lcv/

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Sandoval situation just gets messier – Doug Finke
https://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20191005/statehouse-insider-sandoval-situation-just-gets-messier

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters promote hatred against Trump, Republican-haters promote hatred against Republicans, and White-haters promote hatred against Whites. 
https://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/the-horror-of-a-new-domestic-terrorism-law/article_04899355-ebaa-59f2-a3fe-a670c304261a.html

DANVILLE COMMERCIAL NEWS
— Why so much red ink in Illinois budgets? – JIM NOWLAN 
https://www.commercial-news.com/opinion/nowlan-why-so-much-red-ink-in-illinois-budgets/article_ca42e20c-e6be-11e9-bc84-9b65b19a50ac.html

ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR
— Illinois ranked least tax-friendly state – Brian Stewart
https://www.rrstar.com/opinion/20191006/illinois-ranked-least-tax-friendly-state

WREX
— Pritzker spends $850K of his money to fix Governor’s Mansion – AP (DIERSEN: During the early 1990s, while I worked for GAO, before GAO provided its employees with computer systems to use in their office, I spent lots of my own money for computer systems that I used in my office.) 
https://wrex.com/category/2019/10/06/pritzker-spends-850k-of-his-money-to-fix-governors-mansion/

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— IL-06/IL-14: Call for Papers, Congressional Candidates Need to Put Their Detailed Positions on Issues in Writing
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/10/06/il-06-il-14-call-for-papers-congressional-candidates-need-to-put-their-detailed-positions-on-issues-in-writing/

ILLINOIS FAMILY ACTION
— SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 FLASHBACK: Republican Precinct Committeeman: The Power of the Office – John Biver (DIERSEN: QUESTION: What motivates me to serve as a Republican Precinct Committeeman? ANSWER: To help elect candidates who can and will defend and advance the Illinois Republican Party platform and the Republican Party platform.)
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2019/09/republican-precinct-committeeman-the-power-of-the-office/
— Running for GOP Precinct Committeeman: What You Need to Know – John Biver
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2019/09/running-for-gop-precinct-committeeman-what-you-need-to-know/
— Precinct Committeemen and The Unavoidable Work of a Political Party – John Biver
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2019/09/precinct-committeemen-and-the-unavoidable-work-of-a-political-party/
— What a Precinct Committeeman Is, And Why Conservatives Need to Run for the Office – John Biver
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2019/09/what-a-precinct-committeeman-is-and-why-conservatives-need-to-run-for-the-office/
— “What Can I Do?” You Can Run For Precinct Committeeman! – John Biver
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2019/09/what-can-i-do-you-can-run-for-precinct-committeeman/
— What is a Precinct Committeeman? – Doug Ibendahl
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2014/01/what-is-a-precinct-committeeman/

AMERICAN THINKER
— The Muslim Educational Cultural Center of America and Extremism – Hesham Shehab
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/10/the_muslim_educational_cultural_center_of_america_and_extremism.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The Center’s soft talk has duped some politicians into attending the mosque’s events. Some of them are Burr Ridge mayor Gary Grasso and DuPage County board member Julie Renehan, who attended the Center’s open house last month. Also, this month, on October 2, U.S. congressman Sean Casten spoke on immigration at MECCA.)
— Celebrities man the impeachment barricades – Fletch Daniels
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/10/celebrities_man_the_impeachment_barricades.html
— Media put a big thumb on the scale of ‘fair and balanced’ against Trump – John Leonard
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/10/media_put_a_big_thumb_on_the_scale_of_fair_and_balanced_against_trump.html
— Trump vs. Warren: Trump Builds, Warren Destroys – Jeffrey Folks (DIERSEN: I should write a book about destroyers in the Milton Township Republican Central Committee, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party (IRP), Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, etc. They focus on destroying those like me who support the traditional family, right to life, immigration, Second Amendment, illegal drugs, and equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) planks in the IRP platform and in the Republican Party platform. They are Democrat plants, Libertarian plants, Green plants, or RINOs.)
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/10/trump_vs_warren_trump_builds_warren_destroys.html
— Many American Jews Need to Atone for Their Sins against Donald Trump – Rabbi Aryeh Spero
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/10/many_american_jews_need_to_atone_for_their_sins_against_donald_trump.html

BREITBART
— Climate-Friendly Trudeau Slammed for Using Two Planes on Campaign Trail – CHRIS TOMLINSON
https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/10/06/climate-friendly-trudeau-slammed-for-using-two-planes-on-campaign-trail/

PROPUBLICA
— IRS: Sorry, but It’s Just Easier and Cheaper to Audit the Poor Congress asked the IRS to report on why it audits the poor more than the affluent. Its response is that it doesn’t have enough money and people to audit the wealthy properly. So it’s not going to. – Paul Kiel
https://www.propublica.org/article/irs-sorry-but-its-just-easier-and-cheaper-to-audit-the-poor

CNBC
— Why so few teenagers have jobs anymore – Jessica Dickler (DIERSEN: What jobs did you have while you attended high school and college? I did yard work and delivered newspapers 1962-1964 and washed dishes 1964-1966 while I attended Crete-Monee High School 1962-1966. I cleaned golf shoes, chipped slag, and pumped gasoline in 1966; delivered mail 1966-1969; and worked on an automobile assembly line and as a security guard in 1970 while I attended UIC 1966-1968 and NIU 1969-1970. I sold tires, automotive services, and major appliances 1970-1971; pumped gasoline 1971-1972; collected delinquent taxes 1971-1980; and audited federal agencies 1980-1997 while I took graduate courses at Loyola 1972-1976, DePaul 1976-1980, and IIT 1992-1997.)
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/06/why-so-few-teenagers-have-jobs-anymore.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— The ‘Never Trump’ Coalition That Decided Eh, Never Mind, He’s Fine They signed open letters, dedicated a special magazine issue to criticism of him and swore he would tear at the fabric of this nation. Now they have become the president’s strongest defenders. – Jeremy W. Peters
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/05/us/politics/never-trumper-republicans.html

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— Rev. Franklin Graham’s tour spotlights Trump’s evangelical support amid impeachment threat – AP
https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2019-10-05/rev-franklin-grahams-tour-spotlights-trumps-evangelical-support-amid-impeachment-threat

MOTLEY FOOL
— This Is What the Average American Spends in a Day How do you compare? – Maurie Backman (DIERSEN: I spend far less than average on Dining out, Entertainment, Gasoline, Charity, Clothing/apparel, Education, Cell phone service, Pets, and Alcohol.)
https://www.fool.com/retirement/2019/03/18/this-is-what-the-average-american-spends-in-a-day.aspx

MARIJUANA MOMENT
— Tucker Carlson Thinks Congress Approved Marijuana Banking To Make Americans ‘Dumb’ – Kyle Jaeger (DIERSEN: I should write a book about Libertarians in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois a) who falsely claim to be Republican and b) who do everything that they can to stop me from sending GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails out and to stop everyone from reading those emails.)
https://www.marijuanamoment.net/tucker-carlson-thinks-congress-approved-marijuana-banking-to-make-americans-dumb/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: But Carlson isn’t alone is his objection to the House passage of the SAFE Banking Act. The Family Research Council (FRC) is similarly against the legislation and expressed frustration on Tuesday that “some conservatives out there” have “fallen for the libertarian lie that the government can do a better job regulating marijuana and protecting people if it’s legal.”)

LIBERTARIAN PARTY
— Libertarians believe that the War on Drugs is ineffective, unfair, and immoral. We advocate ending it. (DIERSEN: I should write a book about Libertarians in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois a) who falsely claim to be Republican and b) who do everything that they can to stop me from sending GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails out and to stop everyone from reading those emails.)
https://www.lp.org/issues/war-on-drugs/

TORONTO SUN
— Trudeau bypassed character tests that prepare people for leadership – John Snobelen (DIERSEN: What character tests have you passed? I have survived as a Republican Precinct Committeeman for almost 20 years and as the GOPUSA Illinois Editor for 19 years. I survived as a GAO employee for almost 18 years, IRS employee for almost 9 years, and Post Office employee for almost 3 years. I survived as a TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman for 7 years, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member for 8 years, Milton Township Republican Central Committee webmaster for 6 years, Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member for 4 years, and American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member for 3 years. 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.)
https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/snobelen-trudeau-bypassed-character-tests-that-prepare-people-for-leadership

October 5 Evening Edition

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Trump attacks Romney as ‘pompous a–” – AP
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/trump-attacks-romney-as-pompous-a

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Trump seethes, angry tweets on the way to golf course after whirlwind impeachment week – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/nation-world/ct-nw-trump-impeachment-tweets-golf-20191005-aiayva2jz5halcjs63sgeowwye-story.html
— Chicago and Illinois don’t have enough taxpayers to pay for all this – Editorial
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-editorial-taxes-pensions-exodus-lightfoot-pritzker-ctu-cps-teachers-20191004-3ir5rgxbjzcp3ohy4yzwlchela-story.html
— I worked in the White House during an impeachment. Trump’s team isn’t ready for it. – JOE LOCKHART
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-impeachment-team-trump-not-ready-20191004-yh4kl533ojagzn3epcst2aks5i-story.html
— Romney ramps up rhetoric on Trump, but what’s his next move? – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-bc-us–trump-impeachment-romney-20191005-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— A federal dragnet of historic size looks to snare dozens of targets in multiple suburbs It’s impossible to tell from the redaction in search warrants how many individuals and entities are under investigation, but it’s a lot. – Rich Miller 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2019/10/4/20899479/illinois-corruption-mccook-martin-sandoval-mike-vondra-victor-reyes-cicero-rich-miller-capitolfax

DAILY HERALD
— GOP unlikely to reprise role it played in Nixon’s 1974 exit – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20191005/news/310059903/

NEWS CHANNEL 20 & WREX
— Women increasingly cross state lines for Illinois abortions – AP
https://newschannel20.com/news/local/women-increasingly-cross-state-lines-for-illinois-abortions
https://wrex.com/category/2019/10/05/indiana-women-increasingly-cross-state-lines-for-abortions/

SOUTH COOK NEWS
— Nearly 1 in 10 Cook County property owners didn’t pay 2018 real estate taxes
https://southcooknews.com/stories/514092462-analysis-nearly-1-in-10-cook-county-property-owners-didn-t-pay-2018-real-estate-taxes

FOX NEWS
— Rep. Steube: Democrats will stop at nothing to impeach Trump
https://www.foxnews.com/transcript/rep-steube-democrats-will-stop-at-nothing-to-impeach-trump

GOPUSA
— Rashida Tlaib: Democrats Looking Into How to Arrest Trump Officials
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=77148

AMERICAN THINKER
— Trump calls Romney ‘a pompous ass’ – Monica Showalter
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/10/trump_calls_romney_a_pompous_ass.html

BREITBART
— Sweden: Around 90 Per Cent of 2015 Migrants with Residency Status Are Unemployed – CHRIS TOMLINSON
https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/10/05/sweden-90-percent-2015-migrants-residency-status-are-unemployed/

THE HILL
— Trump calls for Romney’s impeachment – JOHN BOWDEN 
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/464511-trump-calls-for-romneys-impeachment

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— San Diego advances ban on marijuana billboards near schools, parks and youth centers – DAVID GARRICK
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-10-05/san-diego-crackdown-on-marijuana-billboards

BUSINESS INSIDER
— The 50 most miserable cities in America, based on census data – James Pasley and Angela Wang (DIERSEN: What are the most miserable a) neighborhoods in your precinct, b) precincts in your municipality, c) municipalities in your township, d) townships in your county, and e) counties in Illinois? What has made them miserable?)
https://www.businessinsider.com/most-miserable-cities-in-the-united-states-based-on-data-2019-9

MONEY MAVEN
— Escape Illinois: Get The Hell Out Now, We Are (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs make it clear that they want Republicans to leave Illinois.)
https://moneymaven.io/mishtalk/economics/escape-illinois-get-the-hell-out-now-we-are-MbkLXKlb-UiH0YHirFPUUA/

SPOKESMAN REVIEW
— Spokane Valley City Council candidates differ over inclusion, partisanship in race for open seat – Rebecca White (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents want to use government to take even more money and opportunities away from members of Group A and to give that money and opportunities to members of Group B. Members of Group A are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time and members of Group B are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.) 
https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2019/oct/05/valley-candidates-differ-over-inclusion-partisansh/

TDN
— Wallin, Melink take gloves off in Longview City Council race – Rose Lundy
https://tdn.com/news/local/wallin-melink-take-gloves-off-in-longview-city-council-race/article_dd135c81-1080-5db5-b798-4e6d3e574ca7.html

DESERET NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion to get rid of Republicans, and especially to get rid of Republicans who are White, male, older, and or non-veteran. 
https://www.deseret.com/opinion/2019/10/5/20898993/guest-opinion-harvard-teaches-america-a-lesson-in-diversity-without-discriminating

EDMONTON JOURNAL
— Suspected cannabis-impaired drivers more costly to test: Police report Police say supply shortages skew the real impact on community and costs – LIANE FAULDER
https://edmontonjournal.com/cannabis/cannabis-news/suspected-cannabis-impaired-drivers-more-costly-to-test-police-report

September 27 Morning Edition

ABC7
— CBD Tested: What’s in the popular oils, gummies and tinctures, and how much THC? – Chuck Goudie and Christine M Tressel
https://abc7chicago.com/health/cbd-tested-whats-in-the-popular-products-and-is-there-thc/5571957/

WGN TV
— US vaping illness count jumps to 805, deaths rise to 12 – CNN
https://wgntv.com/2019/09/26/us-vaping-illness-count-jumps-to-805-deaths-rise-to-12/

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— State Sen. Toi Hutchinson appointed as Illinois’ pot czar Hutchinson will oversee the state’s recreational cannabis program after resigning her 40th District Senate seat. – Tom Schuba
https://chicago.suntimes.com/cannabis/2019/9/26/20886313/state-senator-toi-hutchinson-appointed-illinois-pot-czar
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats crow about their success in getting “religious leaders” to serve as their operatives and as their dupes.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/9/26/20885689/not-all-religious-leaders-sound-like-trumps-anti-immigrant-evangelical-supporters-marlen-garcia

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Bankruptcy looms for Chicago if there’s no pension fix – RICHARD PORTER
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-bankruptcy-chicago-pensions-crisis-20190926-4iwzdnfcjzh2tac7pw6i5fbgea-story.html
— New ICE director in Chicago criticizes the city’s sanctuary ordinance. But Mayor Lightfoot shows up and calls his comments ‘nonsense.’ – ELVIA MALAGÓN and GREGORY PRATT (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats make it clear that they hate America and that they hate Americans.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-ice-chicago-immigration-santuary-cities-raids-20190926-ngmxwhe5fzb6jmbgwelfhppati-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: “Of course we know that we’ve hurt (ICE agents) and hurt their ability to do their job here in the city, but so be it,” Lightfoot told the crowd of protesters who gathered around her. “That’s the point.” Chicago’s sanctuary city ordinance bars police from giving federal ICE officials access to people in local custody. Among other things, it also prohibits on-duty police officers from talking with ICE officials before a person’s release, or allowing ICE agents to use local police facilities for investigations or interviews.)
— Evanston council members stress commitment to diversity in search for new city manager – JENNIFER FISHER (DIERSEN: Democrats and RINOs use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion to not hire and to get rid of Republicans, and especially to not hire and to get rid of Republicans who are White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/evanston/ct-evr-city-manager-search-tl-1003-20190926-6lw2basckzegxgmvapn23lpjrq-story.html
— Advocates fault Facebook over misleading posts by politicos – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/sns-bc-us–facebook-civil-rights-audit-20190926-story.html
— Income inequality at highest level in more than 50 years, according to Census figures – AP (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes, I am extremely stupid. Therefore, if I could do the following, ANYONE could do the following: I earned a) a job-related bachelor’s degree when I was 21 and job-related master’s degrees when I was 27, 31, and 48, b) job-related professional certifications when I was 30, 32, 41, 45, 47, and 48, and c) a job-related professional license when I was 32.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/nation-world/ct-nw-census-income-inequality-20190926-xbyywpnh2fawfbasgwmujej6pi-story.html

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Ray LaHood to head Lincoln Library and Museum board Pritzker taps a former GOP congressman with a proven ability to work with Democrats to head the new board of the continually troubled Springfield facility. – GREG HINZ 
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/ray-lahood-head-lincoln-library-and-museum-board

WBEZ
— Chicago Owns America’s Widest Racial Gap In Economic Mobility – Esther Yoon-Ji Kang (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted a) that instead of me, the Post Office should have hired a minority in 1966, b) that the Post Office should gotten rid of me much sooner than it did so that a minority could have my job, c) that instead of me, IRS should have hired a minority in 1971, d) that instead of me, IRS should have promoted minorities in 1972, 1973, and 1974, e) that instead of me, GAO should have hired a minority in 1980, f) that instead of me, GAO should have promoted a minority in 1986, and g) that GAO should have gotten rid of me much sooner than it did so that a minority could have my job and my preferred corner office.)
https://www.wbez.org/shows/wbez-news/chicago-owns-americas-widest-racial-gap-in-economic-mobility/dd207749-2d7a-4d45-9eda-cc0df967f79c
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Harvard economist Raj Chetty says that, for white Americans, achieving the American dream is like climbing an income ladder. “If you’ve climbed up in one generation, that’s basically where you’re going to start the next generation, and then you can climb up further.” But for black Americans, and black men in particular, “it’s like being on a treadmill, where even after you’ve climbed up in one generation, there are tremendous structural forces that make it highly likely you’re going to fall back down in the next generation and then you have to make the climb again.”)

ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Pot pushers say “Zero-tolerance policies may affect Rockford area employers’ ability to recruit workers.” What do you say to people who impair themselves? I would not want to work for, work with, or supervise people who impair themselves. Virtually all those who work against me impair themselves. I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who impair themselves the most.
https://www.rrstar.com/news/20190926/zero-tolerance-policies-may-affect-rockford-area-employers-ability-to-recruit-workers

ALTON TELEGRAPH
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats and RINOs use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion to not hire and to get rid of Republicans, and especially to not hire and to get rid of Republicans who are White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.
https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Temko-warns-against-focusing-just-on-diversity-14470323.php

WILL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote LGBTQ activity.
https://will.illinois.edu/news/story/champaign-urbana-pride-fest-and-parade-marks-10th-anniversary

KWQC
— Illinois employers prohibited from asking about wage history starting Sunday (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes treat me like I never earned more than the minimum wage. But in fact, in today’s dollars, GAO paid me $127,654/year (GS-13 Step 10) in 1997 when I was 49 years old.) 
https://www.kwqc.com/content/news/Illinois-employers-prohibited-from-asking-about-wage-history-starting-Sunday-561483591.html

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— IL-06: Jeanne Ives Releases Digital Ad, Dr. Jay Kinzler Launches Web Site and Extensive Interview, Casten To Do “Six Town Halls in the 6th” on October 5th
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/09/27/il-06-jeanne-ives-releases-digital-ad-dr-jay-kinzler-launches-web-site-and-extensive-interview-casten-to-do-six-town-halls-in-the-6th-on-october-5th/ 
— IL-14: Two Bills Sponsored by Lauren Underwood Pass House But Underwood Claims Partisan Legislation as Bipartisan When Truth Says Otherwise
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/09/27/il-14-two-bills-sponsored-by-lauren-underwood-pass-house-but-underwood-claims-partisan-legislation-as-bipartisan-when-truth-says-otherwise/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Pro-life group pressures Catholic colleges to remove links to Planned Parenthood – Christopher Vondracek
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/sep/27/pro-life-group-pressures-catholic-colleges-remove-/

FOX BUSINESS
— How many Americans are paying all of their taxes? – Brittany De Lea (DIERSEN: I worked for IRS’s Collection Division for almost 9 years and I worked for GAO on audits of IRS’s Criminal Investigation Division for 3 years.)
https://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/americans-paying-all-taxes

BREITBART
— New York City Aids Migrants by Imposing Speech Code on Americans – NEIL MUNRO
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/09/27/new-york-city-aids-migrants-by-imposing-speech-code-on-americans/

PJ MEDIA
— Using Facts to Refute Medicare for All – DUSTIN SIGGINS
https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/using-facts-to-refute-medicare-for-all/

NATIONAL REVIEW
— Trump’s Economic Triumph – CONRAD BLACK
https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/09/donald-trump-economic-success-prosperity-increasing/

THE HILL
— GOP battens down the hatches after release of Trump whistleblower complaint – ALEXANDER BOLTON AND JULIEGRACE BRUFKE (DIERSEN: It would be great if my critics/opponents would put their complaints against me in writing so that I could respond to them in writing.) 
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/463311-gop-battens-down-the-hatches-after-release-of-trump-whistleblower-complaint

NBC NEWS
— FROM THE ARTICLE: “He definitely wants to curry favor with Trump.” I should write a book about those who curry favor with my critics/opponents by demonizing, denigrating, and condemning me. I would focus on those in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois. I would focus on past and present Milton Township Republican Central Committee, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Milton Township, DuPage County, Illinois, federal government, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Center Right Coalition, and American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter leaders, members and employees. I would focus on those who serve as operatives or as dupes for activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, and political consultants who claim to be religious, conservative, and/or Republican.) 
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/ukraine-s-zelenskiy-avoids-backlash-home-over-trump-call-n1058921

NEW YORK TIMES
— Facebook Tests Hiding ‘Likes’ on Social Media Posts – Kate Conger
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/technology/facebook-hidden-likes.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Democratic Presidential Candidates Compete to March to California’s Drum Sanders, Warren and Buttigieg back liberal state laws, signaling where they would like to take nation – Alejandro Lazo and Emily Glazer
https://www.wsj.com/articles/democratic-presidential-candidates-compete-to-march-to-californias-drum-11569576604
— How Impeachment Could Matter for Markets Investors would be wise to treat the impeachment process as political theater, but they should also focus on the possible policy impacts – James Mackintosh (DIERSEN: To elect Democrats, Democrats will do everything that they can to drive the markets down.) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-impeachment-could-matter-for-markets-11569518814
— Pets Can Take a Big Bite Out of Your Home’s Resale Value Man’s best friend can affect everything from your homeowners insurance to what your property is worth – Beth DeCarbo
https://www.wsj.com/articles/pets-can-take-a-big-bite-out-of-your-homes-resale-value-11569403804
— Why Did the Chicken Cross the Border? Efforts to start a culture war fizzle as Canadians line up for hours at the country’s first Chick-fil-A. – Michael Taube (DIERSEN: Of course, LGBTQ advocates do everything that they can to get municipal leaders a) to get rid of Chick-fil-As and b) to get rid of those who promote traditional marriage and the traditional family.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-did-the-chicken-cross-the-border-11569538570

HOUSTON CHRONICLE
— Conservative students call for free speech protections – AP
https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/education/article/Conservative-students-call-for-free-speech-14471396.php

TULSA RECORD
— Treat people like you want to be treated – Cliff Hjelm, Tulsa (DIERSEN: Should I start treating my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes like they treat me? Should I determine what is most important to them and then focus on destroying that?) 
https://www.tulsaworld.com/opinion/letters/letter-to-the-editor-treat-people-like-you-want-to/article_bc6edbfc-1f0b-5af3-a941-175fb9601c21.html

NEW TIMES SLO
— Six candidates are running for Sen. Bill Monning’s District 17 seat, two are part of the LGBTQ community – KAREN GARCIA (DIERSEN: Democrats and RINOs use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion to not hire and to get rid of Republicans, and especially to not hire and to get rid of Republicans who are White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
https://www.newtimesslo.com/sanluisobispo/six-candidates-are-running-for-sen-bill-monnings-district-district-17-seat-two-are-part-of-the-lgbtq-community/Content?oid=8855979

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
— Advocates Fault Facebook Over Misleading Posts by Politicos Advocacy groups at a meeting with Facebook are criticizing the tech giant’s announcement this week that it won’t remove posts from politicians even if they’re misleading or break the site’s rules. – AP
https://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2019-09-26/advocates-fault-facebook-over-misleading-posts-by-politicos

FEDERAL TIMES
— What draws new federal employees? – Jessie Bur (DIERSEN: I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes who hint/imply/argue/shout that they would never stoop to take a federal job. They have not and will not seek a job with the federal government a) because the pay and benefits are terrible, b) because the advancement opportunities are terrible, c) because they lack required education, work experience, professional certifications, and/or professional licenses, d) because they cannot pass an employment examination, e) because they cannot pass a background investigation, f) because they cannot pass a physical examination, g) because they cannot take the demonization, denigration, and condemnation that comes with being a federal employee or federal retiree, and/or h) because they are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran and they know that the federal government discriminates against the aforesaid.) 
https://www.federaltimes.com/management/pay-benefits/2019/09/26/are-benefits-or-recognition-the-key-to-attracting-new-feds/

HR DRIVE
— Marquez Brothers pays $2M to settle EEOC allegations it preferred Hispanic applicants – Lisa Burden (DIERSEN: In 1971, when I was 22 years old, Oldsmobile withdrew a job offer that I had accepted saying that it had just agreed to stop hiring Whites to settle an EEOC complaint. That directly resulted in my accepting a job offer from IRS.)
https://www.hrdive.com/news/marquez-brothers-pays-2m-to-settle-eeoc-allegations-it-preferred-hispanic/563479/

September 20 Evening Edition

ABC7
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats crow about their success in getting “young people” to serve as their operatives and as their dupes.
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/climate-change-protests-taking-place-around-world-including-chicago-friday/5555182/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats crow about their success in getting “students” to serve as their operatives and as their dupes.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-climate-strike-chicago-grant-park-20190920-nsa7ss5ovzeudnfi3jndkq5k6i-story.html
— Is America ready for gay president? Iowa casts first votes – AP (DIERSEN: LGBTQ activists insist that LGBTQ politicians a) promote LGBTQ activity and b) get rid of those who do not promote LGBTQ activity.) 
https://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-bc-us–election-2020-lgbtq-president-20190920-story.html
— Illinois legislators consider vaping flavor restrictions in light of deaths, illnesses – JAMIE MUNKS and DAN PETRELLA
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-vaping-legislation-20190920-5i2leks3x5ctrckr25berva4ga-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats crow about their success in getting “thousands” to serve as their operatives and as their dupes.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/9/20/20875917/chicago-climate-strike-walkout-grant-park-federal-plaza
— Can CBD from marijuana relieve pain? Government is spending $3 million to find out. ‘The science is lagging behind the public use and interest,’ said Dr. David Shurtleff of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, which is funding the projects. ‘We’re doing our best to catch up here.’ – AP
https://chicago.suntimes.com/cannabis/2019/9/20/20876355/marijuana-pain-research-cbd-thc-national-center-complementary-integrative-health-david-sarlah
— House still divided: Pritzker ousts head of Springfield’s troubled Lincoln library and museum – Rachel Hinton 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2019/9/20/20876451/pritzker-ousts-alan-lowe-abraham-lincoln-center-library-museum-springfield
— Duckworth wrong to say Trump policies hurting homeless — so far – BGA
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/9/20/20876224/fact-check-donald-trump-policies-tammy-duckworth-housing-access-homeless
— Is Lightfoot looking too many gift horses in the mouth? – Rich Miller
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2019/9/20/20876439/rich-miller-lori-lightfoot-chicago-casino-cannabis-marijuana

DAILY HERALD
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Lombard close to allowing pot shops downtown, on Roosevelt Road – Marie Wilson
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190920/lombard-close-to-allowing-pot-shops-downtown-on-roosevelt-road

NEWS CHANNEL 20
— August sets new record for Illinois unemployment – Nikki McGee
https://newschannel20.com/news/local/august-sets-new-record-for-illinois-unemployment

WIBQ AM
— New D.U.I. training for officers in Illinois
https://wibqam.com/news/articles/2019/sep/20/new-dui-training-for-officers-in-illinois/939518/

DOWNERS GROVE PATCH
— OUTSTANDING: Lisle Poised To Opt Out Of Recreational Cannabis Sales The village board debated the issue for more than two hours and directed staff to opt out without a referendum. – Lisa Marie Farver
https://patch.com/illinois/downersgrove/lisle-poised-opt-out-recreational-cannabis-sales

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— OBERWEIS SURVEY SHOWS HE’S FAVORED TO WIN PRIMARY, BUT THAT’S NOT THE WHOLE STORY
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/09/rezin-on-oberweis.html
— STATE RIFLE ASSOCIATION’S PEARSON: ILLINOIS HAS ITS OWN “BETO” PROBLEM
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/09/illinois-has-a-beto-problem-too.html

CAPITOL FAX
— Curran, Durkin respond *** IEPA issues construction permit to Sterigenics
https://capitolfax.com/2019/09/20/iepa-issues-construction-permit-to-sterigenics/

GOPUSA
— Freedom on trial, not just Chick-fil-A
http://www.gopusa.com/freedom-on-trial-not-just-chick-fil-a/
— How the pope strays from spirituality and morality, and wears the mantel of a politician (DIERSEN: Democrats, Libertarians, and Greens want the Pope to promote their platforms.)
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=76253
— Why ‘more equal than others’ hate-crime laws must go
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=76256

AMERICAN THINKER
— Affirmative Action and NASA – Joshua Foxworth
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/09/affirmative_action_and_nasa.html

BREITBART
— Chick-fil-A Has Doubled Its Sales Despite Increased Protests – TOM CICCOTT
https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2019/09/20/chick-fil-a-has-doubled-its-sales-despite-increased-protests/

CNS NEWS
— Candace Owens: Dems Using White Supremacy Issue to Scare Blacks into Voting for Them – Melanie Arter 
https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/melanie-arter/owens-dems-using-white-supremacy-issue-scare-blacks-voting-them

NATIONAL REVIEW
— Why Reparations Talk Is Harmful – MONA CHAREN (DIERSEN: Affirmative Action (AA), Diversity, and Inclusion are reparations. Democrats and RINOs make Republicans, and especially Republicans who are White, male, older, non-veteran, Protestant, and/or German America, pay the price of AA, Diversity, and Inclusion.) 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/09/reparations-talk-harmful-divides-americans/

HOT AIR
— Beto: Let’s Pay Reparations For Non-Violent Marijuana Offenders – KAREN TOWNSEND (DIERSEN: Affirmative Action (AA), Diversity, and Inclusion are reparations. Democrats and RINOs make Republicans, and especially Republicans who are White, male, older, non-veteran, Protestant, and/or German America, pay the price of AA, Diversity, and Inclusion.) 
https://hotair.com/archives/karen-townsend/2019/09/20/beto-lets-pay-reparations-non-violent-marijuana-offenders/

THE HILL
— Partisan divisions sharpen as independent voters fade – JULIA MANCHESTER (DIERSEN: Republican Party leaders in Illinois continue to pander to “independents” as opposed to turning out the party’s base.) 
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/461669-partisan-divisions-sharpen-as-independent-voters-fade
(FROM THE ARTICLE: A Pew Research survey released in March found that 81 percent of voters who called themselves independents actually lean toward the Republican or Democratic party, leaving only 7 percent of Americans who say they don’t lean toward a party. Strategists say that trend is reflected on the 2020 trail, where President Trump has been primarily focused on rallying his base, using a number of tactics such as calling for a wall along the southern border and attacking prominent Democrats.)

WASHINGTON POST
— How do I respond to younger colleagues who make snarky comments about my age? – Karla Miller (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors in the federal government encouraged their younger employees to help them get rid of their employees who were Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who they had not promoted to GS-13 (currently $98,198) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $116,040) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $136,495) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $165,500) by age 40.) 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/work-advice-how-do-i-respond-to-younger-colleagues-who-make-snarky-comments-about-my-age/2019/09/20/a0466b24-d965-11e9-bfb1-849887369476_story.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— The Long History of American Slavery Reparations – Manisha Sinha (DIERSEN: Affirmative Action (AA), Diversity, and Inclusion are reparations. Democrats and RINOs make Republicans, and especially Republicans who are White, male, older, non-veteran, Protestant, and/or German America, pay the price of AA, Diversity, and Inclusion.) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-long-history-of-american-slavery-reparations-11568991623
— When the Slave Traders Were African Those whose ancestors sold slaves to Europeans now struggle to come to terms with a painful legacy – Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani (DIERSEN: Affirmative Action (AA), Diversity, and Inclusion are reparations. Democrats and RINOs make Republicans, and especially Republicans who are White, male, older, non-veteran, Protestant, and/or German America, pay the price of AA, Diversity, and Inclusion.) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/when-the-slave-traders-were-african-11568991595

HR DRIVE
— Google worker says manager drove him out: ‘Tell grandpa to pick up the pace’ – Jennifer Carsen (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, they, or anyone who the manipulate/dominate, could crank out GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails in far less time than it takes me.) 
https://www.hrdive.com/news/google-worker-says-manager-drove-him-out-tell-grandpa-to-pick-up-the-pace/563366/

LGBTQ NATION
— Pete Buttigieg attacks LGBTQ media after mainstream media keeps asking if he’s ‘gay enough’ He says he “can’t even read” queer media, but it has been mainstream outlets questioning whether or not he’s the right type of gay. – Alex Bollinger (DIERSEN: LGBTQ activists insist that LGBTQ politicians a) promote LGBTQ activity and b) get rid of those who do not promote LGBTQ activity.) 
https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2019/09/pete-buttigieg-attacks-lgbtq-media-mainstream-media-keeps-asking-hes-gay-enough/

September 17 Morning Edition

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: BEYOND DISGUSTING, BEYOND TRAGIC: Ever-increasingly Chicago pot pushers push pot. How soon will virtually everyone who lives in and/or who works in Chicago will be a stoner?
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/9/17/20868604/chicago-marijuana-legalization-ordinance-equity-city-colleges-mayor-lightfoot
— Illinois marijuana growers will face energy efficiency and reporting rules The state law seeks to avoid blackouts and other grid problems when its marijuana law takes effect Jan. 1. – David Hill (DIERSEN: If you promote pot, you cannot claim to be Green.)
https://energynews.us/2019/09/16/midwest/illinois-marijuana-growers-will-face-energy-efficiency-and-reporting-rules/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Marijuana can be an energy intensive crop. The new electricity load to power lighting, heating and ventilation for indoor grow facilities has strained the grid and even caused blackouts in other places after it was legalized. The Illinois law seeks to avoid those problems by mandating efficiency standards and capping the amount of power used per square foot. Clean energy advocates said they were hopeful the law would lead other states to follow suit, though more work is needed between utilities and growers to manage power demand.)
— AOC endorses Marie Newman over Dan Lipinski The endorsement of Newman by controversial freshman U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., could turn out progressives but turn off centrists in the 3rd Congressional District. – Lynn Sweet 
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/9/17/20870207/ocasio-cortez-endorse-marie-newman-dan-lipinski-congress-election-primary

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Illinois and its 4 presidents: Save the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home in Dixon – Editorial
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-editorial-reagan-boyhood-home-dixon-20190916-zj7ehfaxtfebpb5dicwfxdxcy4-story.html
— Without offering specifics, Illinois Gaming Board tells lawmakers to consider changing terms of Chicago casino license – Dan Petrella
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-gaming-board-recommendation-chicago-casino-20190916-fdpvqww5obf5xm35zaye2fr4g4-story.html
— Nearly 50,000 UAW members are on strike at GM. Here’s what that means for Chicago. – ROBERT CHANNICK
https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-gm-uaw-auto-workers-strike-chicago-suppliers-20190916-fcbecf7ynjdz3bpfko7vaew6jy-story.html

CLTV
— Yarbrough Pushes Back on Shakman, Calls Accusations “Disingenuous” – JORDAN MUCK (DIERSEN: Far too many of the operatives and the dupes who work for my critics/opponents a) promote patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and retaliation and b) paint themselves as working for those who dominate the Milton Township Republican Central Committee, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and the Illinois Republican Party.) 
https://cltv.com/2019/09/16/yarbrough-pushes-back-on-shakman-calls-accusations-disingenuous/

WTTW
— The Reparations Debate is Heading to Chicago City Council – Alexandra Silets (DIERSEN: Affirmative Action (AA), Diversity, and Inclusion are reparations. Democrats and RINOs use AA, Diversity, and Inclusion to not hire and to get rid of Republicans, and especially Republicans who are White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.) 
https://news.wttw.com/2019/09/16/reparations-debate-heading-city-council

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Teachers, supporters form ‘sea of red’ at Monday rally – Steven Spearie
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20190916/teachers-supporters-form-sea-of-red-at-monday-rally
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Hennefent said she is using textbooks in her sociology classes that are older than her students. “They want to learn about gender identity, police brutality, immigration issues and mass shootings,” said Hennenfent, who is having to gather other resources and put together power point presentations to supplement the textbooks.)

LASALLE NEWS TRIBUNE
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Oglesby cannabis grower launches $1.5 million expansion – Tom Collins
https://www.newstrib.com/2019/09/17/oglesby-cannabis-grower-launches-1-5-million-expansion/ab3rabj/

WGEM
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Quincy votes in favor of adult-use cannabis sales
https://wgem.com/2019/09/16/city-votes-in-favor-of-adult-use-cannabis-sales/

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Peoria community speaks about legal marijuana, majority in favor – Sean Lisitza, Brittni Clemons
https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/community-speaks-about-legal-marijuana-majority-in-favor/

TONI PRECKWINKLE
— Advancing Racial Equity in Cook County: Closing the gap through policy and practice (DIERSEN: Democrats use Affirmative Action, Diversity, Inclusion, up-or-out, budget cuts, etc. to get rid of Republicans. Preckwinkle would be proud of the many adverse actions that my Democrat superiors in the federal government took to get rid of their employees who were Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who did not make GS-13 (currently $98,198) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $116,040) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $136,495) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $165,500) by age 40.)
https://medium.com/@tonipreckwinkle_95808/advancing-racial-equity-in-cook-county-closing-the-gap-through-policy-and-practice-9b28a5bd1b38
(FROM THE STATEMENT: In America, the playing field has never — been — level. If you are a woman, if you are Black, if you are Latinx, if you have a disability, if you speak another language, if you were born in another country — in other words, if you are most of the population of Cook County — the playing field has never been level. So instead of using the principle of equality, government must instead focus on equity.)

POLITICO ILLINOIS
— ERIKA HAROLD, the former GOP attorney general candidate, is not going to run for Rep. John Shimkus’ seat next year. A source close to Harold told Playbook: “She’s not running. It’s not the right time for Erika.” Harold was seen as a shoo-in for the 54th congressional district, having secured 44 percent of the vote in that district when she ran against Attorney General Kwame Raoul last year. Shimkus surprised Republicans when he announced a few weeks ago that he wouldn’t seek re-election. There was an initial scramble for the seat, but now it looks like only state Sen. Jason Plummer (54th) is still considering a run. No word yet if/when he’ll jump in. – Shia Kapos
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/illinois-playbook/2019/09/17/gun-violence-task-force-tees-up-bail-bonds-fight-bluhm-payback-erika-wont-run-lightfoot-on-weed-478105
— Todd Ricketts, the Cubs co-owner and current Republican National Committee finance chairman, was at Cafe Milano in Washington, D.C., on Monday celebrating his 50th birthday — the big day is actually Sept. 23. In the crowd: Ricketts’ brothers, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, and Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts; attorney and RNC National Committeeman Richard Porter; Illinois political fundraiser Barrett Kedzior Zolnierowicz; former U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan; presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway; U.S. Sens. Rick Scott (Fla.), Cory Gardner (Colo.) and — even — Dick Durbin (Cubs fans don’t see party). Fox News’ Bret Baier gave a toast. The big awe moment was watching Todd Ricketts and his wife, Sylvie, cut a rug. – Shia Kapos
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/illinois-playbook/2019/09/17/gun-violence-task-force-tees-up-bail-bonds-fight-bluhm-payback-erika-wont-run-lightfoot-on-weed-478105

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— IL-06/IL-14: Two Weeks to End of September and Under a Month to Report Cards
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/09/16/il-06-il-14-two-weeks-to-end-of-september-and-under-a-month-to-report-cards/ 
— 2nd Amendment Group Brings Up 2018 Carolyn Schofield Post
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/09/16/2nd-amendment-group-brings-up-2018-carolyn-schofield-post/

KANE COUNTY REPORTER
— Sen. Oberweis nets endorsement from Rep. Skillicorn for congressional run – Glenn Minnis
https://kanecountyreporter.com/stories/513524293-sen-oberweis-nets-endorsement-from-rep-skillicorn-for-congressional-run

FOX NEWS
— GOP leaders decry Kavanaugh attacks as McConnell says ‘this is not normal political behavior’ – By Alex Pappas
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/brett-kavanaugh-mitch-mcconnell-lindsey-graham-impeachment-calls
— Biden camp rips press, says young reporters find candidate uncool – Howard Kurtz
https://www.foxnews.com/media/biden-camp-rips-press-says-young-reporters-find-candidate-uncool
— Trump calls for resignation of New York Times employees involved with Kavanaugh ‘smear’ story
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-calls-resignation-york-times-024322595.html

AMERICAN THINKER
— Democrats and the Media Seek to Divide Americans – Lloyd Marcus (DIERSEN: Trump-haters divide minorities against Whites, women against men, younger people against older people, non-Republicans against Republicans, moderates and liberals against conservatives, non-Protestants against Protestants, non-patriotic people against patriotic people, non-Americans against Americans, those who have less money against those who have more money, non-gun owners against gun owners, non-German Americans against German Americans, recent immigrants against those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time, non-married people against married people, LGBTQers against heterosexuals, drinkers against non-drinkers, gamblers against non-gamblers, stoners against non-stoners, non-healthy people against healthy people, etc. against etc.)
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/09/democrats_and_the_media_seek_to_divide_americans.html
— Another spurious Kavanaugh smear proves the depravity of the Left – Patricia McCarthy
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/09/another_spurious_kavanaugh_smear_proves_the_depravity_of_the_left.html
— Mexicans are starting to turn on their cartels… – Monica Showalter
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/09/mexicans_are_starting_to_turn_on_their_cartels.html

BREITBART
— DACA Illegals Sue to Ensure They Can Use Welfare and Still Get Green Cards – John Binder
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/09/16/daca-illegals-sue-to-ensure-they-can-use-welfare-and-still-get-green-cards/

GOPUSA
— Same ol’ Biden, campaigning at Birmingham church, says white people ‘can never fully understand’
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=76102

NEWSMAX
— Canceling GOP Primaries Is Mistake – Christopher Ruddy
https://www.newsmax.com/ruddy/republican-primaries-cancelling-trump-democracy/2019/09/16/id/932842/

TOWNHALL
— President Trump: People At The NYT Need To Resign Over Kavanaugh Smear Story – Beth Baumann
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/bethbaumann/2019/09/16/president-trump-people-at-the-nyt-need-to-resign-over-kavanaugh-smear-story-n2553195
— Seriously? Bernie Wants To Ban All Deportations – Beth Baumann
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/bethbaumann/2019/09/16/seriously-bernie-wants-to-ban-all-deportations-n2553190
— The Mainstream Media Has Created Criminals – John Dempsey
https://townhall.com/columnists/johndempsey/2019/09/17/the-mainstream-media-has-created-criminals-n2553196

LIFE NEWS
— If Justice Brett Kavanaugh Supported Abortion, The New York Times Wouldn’t Lie About Him – GARY BAUER
https://www.lifenews.com/2019/09/16/if-justice-brett-kavanaugh-supported-abortion-the-new-york-times-wouldnt-lie-about-him/

REAL CLEAR POLITICS
— Daunted by Trump’s Success, Dems Want the Border Crisis Back – Brandon Judd
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2019/09/17/daunted_by_trumps_success_dems_want_the_border_crisis_back_141266.html

NATIONAL REVIEW
— NYT Reporter Blames Editors for Removing Exculpatory Information from Kavanaugh Story – ZACK EVANS
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/nyt-reporter-blames-editors-for-removing-exculpatory-information-in-kavanaugh-story/
— New York Times’ Political Activism Ignores Fundamental Ethics of Journalism – JIM GERAGHTY
https://www.nationalreview.com/the-morning-jolt/new-york-times-political-activism-ignores-fundamental-ethics-of-journalism/

THE HILL
— Illinois lawmaker gets pooped on by pigeon while discussing pigeon poop problem – ARIS FOLLEY (DIERSEN: Who are you a constituent of? I am a constituent of Robbins, Bray Parker, Fitch, Suess, Heidorn, Hinkle, LeVan, Muehlfelt, Falbo, Nathwani, Molitar, Monino, Berlin, Kachiroubas, Grogan, Cronin, Mendrick, Kaczmarek, Jorgensen, Bucholz, Henry, Hebeard, Whelan, Elliott, Ozog, Eckhoff, Grant, Ellman, Castin, Frerichs, Mendoza, White, Raoul, Pritzker, Duckworth, Durbin, Pense, Trump, and many others. Government is nasty. Politics is nasty. Of course, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes want the aforesaid to shit on me. They want them to treat me like I am fraudulently claiming to be a journalist, like I am a dirty disgusting lobbyist, like I am a White supremacist, like I am a Nazi, like I am a KKK member, like I am a hater, like I am a racist, like I am a sexist, like I am a bigot, and like I am even worse things.) 
https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/461629-illinois-lawmaker-gets-pooped-on-by-pigeon-while-discussing
(FROM THE ARTICLE: “Did I just get – I did, didn’t I?” Andrade could be seen saying in footage of the interview as he began to wipe the back of his head. “I’ll just have to go clean up,” Andrade continued. “That’s what happens to my constituents. They get shit on all time.” A state lawmaker in Illinois was pooped on by a pigeon while he was discussing the ongoing pigeon poop problem at a local transit station in Chicago. In footage of the interview with CBS Chicago, state Rep. Jaime Andrade (D) was discussing the issue of pigeon droppings.) plaguing the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) stop when he became a target himself.)
— Times correction gives GOP lifeline in latest Kavanaugh controversy – NIALL STANAGE
https://thehill.com/homenews/the-memo/461678-the-memo-times-correction-gives-gop-lifeline-in-latest-kavanaugh

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats want to do even more to make business even more anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/16/opinion/trump-business.html
— Age Isn’t Hurting 2020 Democratic Leaders, to Rivals’ Chagrin Younger candidates are running as agents of generational change, but it is three septuagenarians who have emerged as the front-runners. And age-related attacks have not worked. – Reid J. Epstein
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/16/us/politics/democrats-biden-2020-age.html
— For Democrats, the Future Is Female On the road with Supermajority, a new group hoping to channel a wave of progressive energy into a new women’s movement. – Lisa Lerer
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/16/us/politics/on-politics-supermajority.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says that Trump “tries” to woo Hispanic voters at rally in New Mexico.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/17/us/politics/trump-rally.html
— Elaine Chao Investigated by House Panel for Possible Conflicts – Eric Lipton and Michael Forsythe (DIERSEN: I put GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together and send them out to promote religious, conservative, and Republican principles. If you were me, what would you do when newsmakers who claim to be religious, conservative, and/or Republican a) fail/refuse to defend/advance religious, conservative, and/or Republican principles and b) do anti-religious, anti-conservative, and/or anti-Republican things?)
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/16/us/politics/elaine-chao-house-investigation.html
— Uber Drivers Just Want to Be Free California passed a bill that will help some gig workers, but not all of them want to be classified as employees. – Harry Campbell (DIERSEN: Overwhelmingly, my critics/opponents are anti-wage earners. Overwhelmingly, they are filthy rich or self-employed and they hint/imply/argue/shout that you are a loser if you are not filthy rich or self-employed. To demonize, denigrate, and condemn me as being a loser, they stress that 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.nytimes.com/2019/09/16/opinion/uber-ab5-california.html
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: G.M. Workers Say They Sacrificed, and Now They Want Their Due – Neal Boudette
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/16/business/uaw-gm-strike.html

NEW YORK POST
— New York Times corrects story detailing misconduct claim against Brett Kavanaugh – Mark Moore and Kate Sheehy
https://nypost.com/2019/09/16/new-york-times-corrects-story-detailing-misconduct-claim-against-brett-kavanaugh/

WASHINGTON POST
— 145 CEOs implore Senate to act on gun violence, saying doing nothing is ‘simply unacceptable’ – Rachel Siegel (DIERSEN: What are the demographics (race, gender, age, national origin, religion, political affiliation, citizenship status, mental health, income, net worth, etc.) of those who own/use guns illegally?)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/09/12/ceos-implore-senate-act-gun-violence-saying-doing-nothing-is-simply-unacceptable/

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters a) paint Trump as being Hitler, b) paint America as being Nazi Germany, and c) paint illegals as being Jews. 
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-09-16/jewish-activism-trump-immigration-refugee

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— What Ever Happened to ‘We the People’? There’s more to the U.S. Constitution than its amendments. Give the preamble some respect. – Adam Carrington (DIERSEN: Far too many who claim to be leaders of “We the People” are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-ever-happened-to-we-the-people-11568673554
— House Panel to Probe Possible Conflicts of Interest by Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao The House Oversight and Reform Committee has requested documents as it looks into whether Chao used her position to benefit her family – Natalie Andrews (DIERSEN: I put GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together and send them out to promote religious, conservative, and Republican principles. If you were me, what would you do when newsmakers who claim to be religious, conservative, and/or Republican a) fail/refuse to defend/advance religious, conservative, and/or Republican principles and b) do anti-religious, anti-conservative, and/or anti-Republican things?) 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/house-panel-to-probe-possible-conflicts-of-interest-by-transportation-secretary-elaine-chao-11568677954
— GM Strike Could Test President Trump The labor strike at General Motors could create a public test of the president’s ability to hang onto a key voting bloc – Andrew Duehren (DIERSEN: Virtually all my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes hate unions and hate past, present, and future union members. They stress that I was a union member for almost 12 years.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/gm-strike-could-test-president-trump-11568640249

USA TODAY
— Uber: Drivers tell us through focus groups and surveys they don’t want to be employees – Tony West
https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/09/16/uber-drivers-tell-us-they-dont-want-employees-editorials-debates/2346851001/

DETROIT FREE PRESS
— Trump ‘sad’ about GM strike but remains noncommittal, says he hopes it’s over quickly – Todd Spangler (DIERSEN: Virtually all my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes hate unions and hate past, present, and future union members. They stress that I was a union member for almost 12 years.)
https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/2019/09/16/donald-trump-sad-about-uaw-gm-strike/2345301001/

ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
— Orange County registrar demonstrates new $15.3 million voting system aimed at preventing errors and fraud – ALICIA ROBINSON
https://www.ocregister.com/2019/09/16/orange-county-registrar-demonstrates-new-15-3-million-voting-system-aimed-at-preventing-errors-and-fraud/

CHARLESTON POST AND COURIER
— Mark Sanford uses cardboard prop of Donald Trump to condemn canceled GOP primaries – Caitlin Byrd
https://www.postandcourier.com/politics/mark-sanford-uses-cardboard-prop-of-donald-trump-to-condemn/article_29e9bc34-d8ba-11e9-a380-bf1d4fec4386.html

DES MOINES REGISTER
— LGBTQ Presidential Candidate’s Forum Ten candidates will gather at Coe College in Cedar Rapids to discuss LGBTQ issues. – Katie Akin and Clare Ulmer (DIERSEN: What if candidate forums had been held for Wheaton’s North and West City Council vacancies?)
https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/elections/presidential/caucus/2019/09/16/democratic-candidates-iowa-forums-steak-fry-lgbtq-youth-cedar-rapids-des-moines-biden-warren-sanders/2310483001/

DESERT SUN
— Find out where Palm Springs council candidates stand on cannabis policy, regulation at free forum – Melissa Daniels (DIERSEN: What if candidate forums had been held for Wheaton’s North and West City Council vacancies?)
https://www.desertsun.com/story/money/business/2019/09/16/cannabis-industry-group-host-palm-springs-candidate-forum/2345969001/

DAILY PROGRESS
— Orange County chamber to host candidate forum (DIERSEN: What if candidate forums had been held for Wheaton’s North and West City Council vacancies?)
https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/orange-county-chamber-to-host-candidate-forum/article_b1512830-1ace-56bd-ae77-184f5c5adc60.html

MOSCOW PULLMAN DAILY NEWS
— Steve Harmon withdraws from city council race; first candidate forum slated Wednesday (DIERSEN: What if candidate forums had been held for Wheaton’s North and West City Council vacancies?)
https://dnews.com/local/harmon-withdraws-from-city-council-race-first-candidate-forum-slated/article_9fbea60f-8a01-57ec-995b-25733d86127d.html

MONTGOMERY NEWS
— Empty chairs unacceptable at candidate forum – Carmina Taylor, President, Ambler Branch NAACP (DIERSEN: What if candidate forums had been held for Wheaton’s North and West City Council vacancies?)
http://www.montgomerynews.com/amblergazette/letter-to-editor-empty-chairs-unacceptable-at-candidate-forum/article_1c6a3b2a-d89b-11e9-8ddf-67518179a66e.html

COVE LEADER PRESS
— City Council Candidate Holds Meet And Greet – BRITTAN FHOLER (DIERSEN: What if candidate forums had been held for Wheaton’s North and West City Council vacancies?)
https://www.coveleaderpress.com/news/city-council-candidate-holds-meet-and-greet

NEWS TALK KIT
— Yakima City Council Candidate Forum Set for Thursday (DIERSEN: What if candidate forums had been held for Wheaton’s North and West City Council vacancies?)
https://newstalkkit.com/yakima-city-council-candidate-forum-set-for-thursday/

SAN JOSE SPOTLIGHT
— Rose Herrera expected to jump into San Jose City Council race – Ramona Giwargis (DIERSEN: What if candidate forums had been held for Wheaton’s North and West City Council vacancies?)
https://sanjosespotlight.com/rose-herrera-expected-to-jump-into-san-jose-city-council-race/

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
— ‘Pose’ Star Angelica Ross to Host Presidential Candidate Forum on LGBTQ Issues – Chris Gardner (DIERSEN: What if candidate forums had been held for Wheaton’s North and West City Council vacancies?)
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/pose-star-angelica-ross-host-presidential-candidate-forum-lgbtq-issues-1240112

EDITOR & PUBLISHER
— Google, Facebook Should Pay For News They Use – Editorial (DIERSEN: He who pays the piper calls the tunes. No one pays me for what I do as your GOPUSA Illinois Editor. I do not want anyone to pay me because I do not want anyone to call my tunes. I do not put GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together and send them out to “make money.” I put the emails together and send them out to promote religious, conservative, and Republican principles. Those who reject religious, conservative, and/or Republican principles work against me big time.) 
https://www.editorandpublisher.com/columns/shoptalk-google-facebook-should-pay-for-news-they-use/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The good news is that somebody is once again making money from journalism. The bad news is that it’s not those who are doing the actual work of producing journalism; instead, it’s Google and Facebook, which have figured out how to “monetize” the publication of news. A recent report in a study for the News Media Alliance holds that Google made $4.7 billion from the work of news publishers in 2018 through advertising linked to its search engine results and its Google News page. Journalists ought to see some of that revenue, argues David Chavern, the president and chief executive of the alliance, which represents 2,000 U.S. newspapers. The tech companies “make money off the arrangement,” Chavern said in the New York Times, “and there needs to be a better outcome for news publishers.”)

LAW
— Google Hit With Another Age Discrimination Suit by Former Employee Who Claims He Was Called ‘Grandpa’ and ‘Old and Slow’ After a July settlement with 200 job seekers claiming the company didn’t hire them because of their age, Google faces a lawsuit from a 72-year-old former employee who said the tech giant’s investigation of alleged discrimination and retaliation was inadequate. – Alaina Lancaster (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who hint/imply/argue/shout that if they were the GOPUSA Illinois Editor, they could crank out GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails in far less time than it takes me. I would focus on a) those who have severe financial, physical, and/or mental health problems, b) those who serve as operatives or as dupes for my critics/opponents, and c) those who try to destroy those who they cannot manipulate or dominate.)
https://www.law.com/therecorder/2019/09/16/google-hit-with-another-age-discrimination-suit-by-former-employee-who-claims-he-was-called-grandpa-and-old-and-slow/

FEDERAL NEWS NETWORK
— OPM moving ahead with new instructions designed to more quickly fire, discipline employees – Nicole Ogrysko (DIERSEN: Democrats run the federal government. They use Affirmative Action, Diversity, Inclusion, up-or-out, budget cuts, early retirement, etc. to get rid of their employees who are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran. Constructively, federal employees who are Republican, White, male, older, non-veteran, Protestant, and/or German national origin have no protections against political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, religious discrimination, or national origin discrimination.)
https://federalnewsnetwork.com/workforce/2019/09/opm-moving-ahead-with-new-instructions-designed-to-more-quickly-fire-discipline-employees/