July 8 Evening Edition

CBS2
— (ILLEGAL) Immigrants In Chicago Fear ICE Deportation Raids After President Trump’s Deadline Passes – Audrina Bigos
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/07/08/immigration-raids-deportation-ice-president-donald-trump/

ABC7
— Allegations of ICE privacy invasion add to fears about planned raids – Craig Wall
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/ice-privacy-invasion-allegations-add-to-fears-about-planned-raids/5384422/

NBC5
— Senator Durbin Says Trump Adding Citizenship Question to 2020 Census Could Cost Illinois “For every person not counted in the census in Illinois, we will lose $1800 a year,” Durbin said (DIERSEN: Illinois Democrats drive Republicans out of Illinois but encourage illegals to come to Illinois and to stay in Illinois.)
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Senator-Durbin-Says-Trump-Adding-Citizenship-Question-to-2020-Census-Could-Cost-Illinois-512433071.html

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Freshmen Reps. Sean Casten, Lauren Underwood each raise more than $1M as they prep for 2020 reelection effort, campaigns say – Lisa Donovan
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-congressional-fundraising-casten-2020-20190708-3iuspwxeozcdhlfke7ufp3yuye-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats and RINOs encourage illegal immigration and then blame Republicans for the resultant problems.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/7/8/20686316/border-cruelty-central-america-donald-trump-kevin-mcaleenan-homeland-security
— The Democrats’ dangerous immigration game – Bill Scher
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/7/8/20686753/democrats-immigration-health-insurance-presidential-election

DAILY HERALD
— Forest preserve district still may get state grant for Mayslake project – Robert Sanchez
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190708/forest-preserve-district-still-may-get-state-grant-for-mayslake-project

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Municipalities should discuss whether to allow marijuana sales – Editorial (DIERSEN: Municipalities and counties that do not ban the sale of recreational pot can no longer claim to be family friendly. At Wheaton City Council’s July 1 meeting, Tim Whelan and I urged Wheaton Mayor Phil Suess and the Wheaton City Council to make Wheaton the first city in Illinois to ban the sale of recreational pot.)
https://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20190706/our-view-municipalities-should-discuss-whether-to-allow-marijuana-sales

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— Central Illinois employers prepare for legal pot – DEREK BEIGH (DIERSEN: I would not want to work for, work with, or supervise anyone who uses pot.)
https://www.pantagraph.com/business/central-illinois-employers-prepare-for-legal-pot/article_e6ed3b60-7b6b-5f9a-b487-e08d5f54faa6.html

JOURNAL GAZETTE TIMES COURIER
— State rep Darren Bailey announces candidacy for Dale Righter’s senate seat
https://jg-tc.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/state-rep-announces-candidacy-for-mattoon-area-senate-seat/article_9f56a395-2598-5069-b952-2099128ebf5d.html

SUBURBAN LIFE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters do things to illegally encourage people a) to illegally come to America illegally and b) to illegally bring children illegally to America illegally. 
https://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2019/07/03/underwood-bill-to-improve-medical-screenings-of-migrants-at-southern-border/asah5i6/

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL
— President Donald Trump to visit Milwaukee for fundraiser as oil refineries launch ad against ethanol mandates – Molly Beck
https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/politics/elections/2019/07/08/president-donald-trump-visit-milwaukee-fundraiser/1673020001/

FOX ST. LOUIS
— Illinois State Police faces their biggest challenges
https://fox2now.com/2019/07/08/illinois-state-police-face-great-challenges/

LAKEVIEW PATCH
— Cubs Co-Owner To Host Trump Fundraiser In Wisconsin Todd Ricketts is listed as a co-host for the event. – Scott Anderson
https://patch.com/illinois/lakeview/cubs-co-owner-host-trump-fundraiser-wisconsin

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Pritzker’s new gas tax will have a trickle-down effect on middle-class families, Rep Grant says – Glenn Minnis
https://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/512713510-pritzker-s-new-gas-tax-will-have-a-trickle-down-effect-on-middle-class-families-rep-grant-says

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— CAN REPUBLICANS WIN BACK ILLINOIS’ 6TH CD?
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/07/can-republicans-win-back-illinois-6th-cd.html
— WILL CO ACTIVISTS DECLARE INDEPENDENCE FROM CHICAGO CORRUPTION
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2019/07/monday-memory-will-co-activists-declare-independence-from-chicago-corruption.html

FOX NEWS
— Immigration is central issue, few in Washington have wherewithal to solve it – Chad Pergram
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/immigration-is-the-issue

GOPUSA
— Trump’s Citizenship Question Isn’t Controversial but Obama Deleting It Should’ve Been
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=72225
— Donald Trump congratulates U.S. team for winning Women’s World Cup despite their ugly comments
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=72271

AMERICAN THINKER
— Sunday bombshell: Pool for deportation is up to 1 million illegals who have already had due process – Thomas Lifson
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/07/sunday_bombshell_pool_for_deportation_is_up_to_1_million_illegals_who_have_already_had_due_process.html
— A congresswoman sending paid staff to Mexico to teach illegals how to cheat their way into the US? – Monica Showalter
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/07/a_congresswoman_sending_paid_staff_to_mexico_to_teach_illegals_how_to_cheat_their_way_into_the_us.html
— The Democrats’ Situational Racism – Brian C. Joondeph
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/07/the_democrats_situational_racism_.html
— Bringing the Truth about Trump to Those Who Hate Him – Ron A.Y. Rich
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/07/bringing_the_truth_about_trump_to_those_who_hate_him.html
— Trump outmaneuvers the media on the 4th – Russ Vaughn
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/07/trump_outmaneuvers_the_media_on_the_4th.html

BLAZE
— US women’s soccer player drops American flag between legs and dances to celebrate World Cup title. Benghazi hero is not pleased. ‘Clown show’ – Dave Urbanski
https://www.theblaze.com/news/us-womens-soccer-dropped-flag-benghazi-hero-upset

DAILY CALLER
— Illegal Immigration Advocates Use Economic Warfare To Subvert Immigration Law – MATT O’BRIEN
https://dailycaller.com/2019/07/08/brien-economic-warfare/

PATRIOT POST
— Dems Define Platform: Open Borders, Free Stuff They exploit the border crisis for political optics while avoiding any legislative action. – Thomas Gallatin
https://patriotpost.us/articles/64135-dems-define-platform-open-borders-free-stuff

THE HILL
— Pelosi: Census citizenship question is effort to ‘make America white again’ – CRISTINA MARCOS (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats demonize, denigrate, and condemn Republicans as being White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/452049-pelosi-census-citizenship-question-is-effort-to-make-america-white-again
— Poll: Plurality backs criminal prosecutions for illegal border crossings
https://thehill.com/hilltv/what-americas-thinking/452005-poll-voters-favor-criminal-prosecution-over-civil-fines-for-illegal-border-crossings
— White House basement floods during DC rainstorm – JORDAN FABIAN (DIERSEN: What have you done to stop your basement from flooding? Since 1984, I have spent many hundreds of hours and many thousands of dollars to stop basement flooding including a) connecting all nine of the home’s downspouts directly to Wheaton’s storm sewer system, b) always having a battery backup sump pump, c) properly connecting subterranean drainage tile lines from homes on west side of Golf Lane and the north side of Frazier Court to Wheaton’s storm sewer system, d) installing many storm sewer inlets lengthy French drains, e) patching many lengthy cracks in the basement floor, f) converting to an overhead sewer, and g) having a whole house natural-gas-fired electric generator installed.)
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/451977-white-house-basement-floods-during-dc-rainstorm

WASHINGTON POST
— Trump has referred to his Wharton degree as ‘super genius stuff.’ An admissions officer recalls it differently. – Michael Kranish (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes hint/imply/argue/shout that degrees like mine from non-Ivy League universities (NIU, Loyola, DePaul, and IIT) are worthless.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-who-often-boasts-of-his-wharton-degree-says-he-was-admitted-to-the-hardest-school-to-get-into-the-college-official-who-reviewed-his-application-recalls-it-differently/2019/07/08/0a4eb414-977a-11e9-830a-21b9b36b64ad_story.html

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats and RINOs encourage illegal immigration and then blame Republicans for the resultant problems.
https://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-migrant-border-detention-20190708-story.html

GAZETTE
— Hickenlooper should run away from pot – Editorial
https://gazette.com/opinion/editorial-hickenlooper-should-run-away-from-pot/article_ce52545a-9c53-11e9-a82f-dfb4b7893913.html

BUSINESS INSIDER
— Amazon workers are planning a strike for one of its busiest shopping days of the year – Mary Hanbury
https://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-workers-strike-amazon-prime-day-working-conditions-2019-7

MOTLEY FOOL
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Ranked: Here’s How Much Your State Will Spend on Recreational Cannabis in 2019 A handful of states will be generating a lot of green from adult-use marijuana this year. – Sean Williams
https://www.fool.com/investing/2019/07/08/ranked-heres-how-much-your-state-will-spend-on-rec.aspx

July 6 Evening Edition

ABC7
— 41 shot, 5 fatally, in 4th of July weekend gun violence across Chicago
https://abc7chicago.com/41-shot-5-fatally-in-4th-of-july-weekend-gun-violence-across-chicago/5381676/
— Citizenship Concerns Some Chicago immigrants said regardless of the outcome, they are dodging the 2020 census.
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/weekend-watch-citizenship-concerns/5380131/

CBS2
— TREASONOUS: Teen Group Canvasses Pilsen To Inform Undocumented Immigrants Of Their Rights Ahead Of ICE Raids
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/07/05/teen-group-canvasses-pilsen-to-inform-undocumented-immigrants-of-their-rights-ahead-of-ice-raids/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Chicago Defender, influential African American newspaper, ceasing print publication – ROBERT CHANNICK
https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-chicago-defender-cease-print-publication-20190705-i7b3ooscfzdl7ck6qqxy6utq74-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Chicago’s pension debt overshadows improvements Increased balances in the city’s operating funds and savings from refinancing expensive long-term debt are important to bond-rating agencies, city’s CFO says. – David Roeder
https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2019/7/5/20683547/chicago-pension-debt-annual-financial-report

DAILY HERALD
— Stephens courts trouble serving as both lawmaker, Rosemont mayor – Editorial
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20190706/editorial-stephens-courts-trouble-serving-as-both-lawmaker-rosemont-mayor
— $1.2 million in pension income in 10 years of retirement – Jake Griffin (DIERSEN: Since 1997, when I was 49 years old, by forcing me to take their early retirement “offer,” my Democrat GAO superiors have succeeded in forcing the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) to pay me $1,159,623 in today’s dollars. If I was still working these last 21 years and 9 months for GAO, I would have paid $194,353 into the CSRS in today’s dollars.) 
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190706/suburban-watchdog-12-million-in-pension-income-in-10-years-of-retirement

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Marijuana potency gets increased scrutiny after link to psychosis – Robert McCoppin
https://www.sj-r.com/news/20190706/marijuana-potency-gets-increased-scrutiny-after-link-to-psychosis

PONTIAC DAILY LEADER
— Dan Brady sees good coming from gas tax – Erich Murphy
https://www.pontiacdailyleader.com/news/20190706/brady-sees-good-coming-from-gas-tax

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Will Joe Walsh Challenge Donald Trump?
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/07/06/will-joe-walsh-challenge-donald-trump/ 
— 14th Congressional District Update Featuring Anthony Catella
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/07/05/14th-congressional-district-update-2/ 
— Algonquin Township Road District Banking
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/07/05/algonquin-township-road-district-banking/ 
— Skillicorn Wants Public Ability to Buy Bigger Fireworks
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/07/04/skillicorn-wants-public-ability-to-buy-bigger-fireworks/ 
— Illinois Oaks Threatened
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/07/03/illinois-oaks-threatened/ 
— The Oberweis Campaign
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/07/03/the-oberweis-campaign/ 
— NWH Reports on $8,400 in Attorney’s Fees Levied Personally against Andrew Gasser in Case Involving Operating Engineers’ Labor Agreement
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/07/06/nwh-reports-on-8400-in-fines-against-andrew-gasser-in-case-involving-operating-engineers-labor-agreement/ 
— Andrew Gasser – Falsely Accused of Intimidation & Extortion
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/07/03/andrew-gasser-falsely-accused-of-intimidation-extortion/ 
— Gas Tax Anger and Suggested Explanation for Democrats
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/07/03/gas-tax-anger-and-suggested-explanation/ 
— Morton, Illinois, Passes No Pot Ordinance
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2019/07/03/morton-illinois-passes-no-pot-ordinance/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Proud Boys and antifa descend on DC – Daniel Chaitin, John Gage, & Julio Rosas 
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/follow-live-proud-boys-and-antifa-descend-on-dc

FEDERALIST
— 3 Ignorant Myths About The Betsy Ross Flag, Dispelled – Jane Hampton Cook
https://thefederalist.com/2019/07/06/3-ignorant-myths-betsy-ross-flag-dispelled/

AMERICAN THINKER
— I Stand With Rush: Time To Take Action – Lloyd Marcus
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/07/i_stand_with_rush_time_to_take_action_.html
— Not even the 4th of July is sacred to these hate-filled leftists – Patricia McCarthy
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/07/not_even_the_4th_of_july_is_sacred_to_these_hatefilled_leftists.html

CONSERVATIVE DAILY NEWS
— Democrats Were Wrong Again About Trump, As Usual, As Always – Dave King
https://www.conservativedailynews.com/2019/07/democrats-were-wrong-again-about-trump-as-usual-as-always/
— President Trump Slaps Down Democrats, Again – Amanda Alverez
https://www.conservativedailynews.com/2019/07/president-trump-slaps-down-democrats-again/

DAILY CALLER
— Democratic Rep. Sending Staff To Mexico To Coach Returned Migrants To Pretend Not To Speak Spanish – SCOTT MOREFIELD
https://dailycaller.com/2019/07/05/veronica-escobar-migrants-spanish/

HOT AIR
— Ilhan Omar: Marijuana Must Be Legalized Nationally To Reduce Income Inequality (DIERSEN: What do you say to those who want minorities and women to be pot pushers?)
https://hotair.com/headlines/archives/2019/07/ilhan-omar-marijuana-must-legalized-nationally-reduce-income-inequality/

WASHINGTON POST
— Democrats are making 2020 all about race – Kathleen Parker
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/race-is-becoming-a-pivotal-issue-among-the-democratic-presidential-candidates/2019/07/05/e302579a-9f66-11e9-85d6-5211733f92c7_story.html
— Fear of immigration raids looms as plans for ICE ‘family operation’ move forward – Nick Miroff, Maria Sacchetti, Arelis Hernandez, and
Josh Dawsey
https://www.washingtonpost.com/immigration/fear-of-immigration-raids-loom-as-plans-for-ice-family-operation-move-forward/2019/07/05/76788e2a-9f41-11e9-b27f-ed2942f73d70_story.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Grandstanding at the Border Democrats finally admit there’s a problem. How about helping to solve it? – Editorial
https://www.wsj.com/articles/grandstanding-at-the-border-11562367921

DAILY STAR JOURNAL
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: More than 500 applicants vie to sell legal pot in Missouri – AP (DIERSEN: From what I see, just about all of my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes talk and/or act like they a) smoked pot, b) are smoking pot c) want to smoke pot, d) want everyone to smoke pot, e) want to make money selling pot, and/or f) want government to take in lots of tax revenue from the sale of pot.)

http://www.dailystarjournal.com/business/more-than-applicants-vie-to-sell-legal-pot-in-missouri/article_ae05163e-9f45-11e9-9e12-6b77b2d79f95.html