April 16 Evening Edition

ABC7
— TRUMP TO TRAVEL TO WISCONSIN TUESDAY – AP
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/trump-to-travel-to-wisconsin-tuesday/1881222/
— 13 ARRESTED IN BERKELEY, CALIF., DURING DUELING TRUMP RALLIES – AP  (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps are fully aware that Democrats run IRS.)
http://abc7chicago.com/news/13-arrested-in-berkeley-calif-during-dueling-trump-rallies/1876922/
— 1 KILLED, 31 WOUNDED IN CHICAGO WEEKEND SHOOTINGS – Laura Podesta
http://abc7chicago.com/news/1-killed-31-wounded-in-chicago-weekend-shootings/1879895/
— TRUMP BORDER WALL COULD SEAL SOME AMERICAN HOMES ON MEXICAN SIDE
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/trump-border-wall-could-seal-some-american-homes-on-mexican-side/1881837/

 

NBC5
— After Marches, Trump Wonders Why People Still Want to See His Taxes  One poll has consistently found national support for Trump releasing his tax returns at about 67 percent since February – Asher Klein  (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps are fully aware that Democrats run IRS.)
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/national-international/Trump-Reacts-Tax-Day-March-Tweets-419563373.html

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Trump to visit Kenosha, Wisconsin on Tuesday
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/national/248896911-story
— Honeymooners find another passenger asleep in their seats, and United has THEM removed – AP
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/national/248919331-story

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., targets Jackson Jr.’s workers’ comp – Lynn Sweet
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/sweet-illinois-lawmaker-targets-jesse-jackson-jr-workers-comp/
— While devastating some programs, Rauner’s cuts wouldn’t be enough – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/while-devastating-some-programs-rauners-cuts-wouldnt-be-enough/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Government workers tardy in filing Illinois tax returns – Ray Long
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-illinois-workers-late-tax-returns-met-20170414-story.html
— 16-year-old among 5 shot on Easter; 34 shot since Saturday afternoon – Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-chicago-shootings-violence-20170416-story.html
— Link plan to elect Lake County chairman at large moves forward – Luke Hammill
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/opinion/ct-lns-luke-hammill-county-lines-st-0417-20170416-story.html

 

WGN RADIO
— Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 4/16/17 – JASMINE COOPER
http://wgnradio.com/2017/04/16/the-sunday-spin-politics-with-rick-pearson-full-show-41617/

 

NORTH COOK NEWS
— McSweeney says it’s time to give Rauner the reins – Caitlin Nordahl
http://northcooknews.com/stories/511104502-mcsweeney-says-it-s-time-to-give-rauner-the-reins
— Three candidates for governor shows close ties to Madigan – Ruth de Jauregui
http://northcooknews.com/stories/511081483-three-candidates-for-governor-shows-close-ties-to-madigan

 

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— Trump attends Easter service in Palm Beach
http://www.chroniclejournal.com/news/world/trump-attends-easter-service-at-episcopal-church/article_db148d85-54f3-5528-8007-2bdf81529c5e.html

 

FOX NEWS
— Trump blasts Tax Day protests, says ‘election is over!’ (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps are fully aware that Democrats run IRS.)
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/04/16/trump-blasts-tax-day-protests-says-election-is-over.html

 

DAILY CALLER
— Chicago Rings In Easter With 34 People Shot – Amber Randall
http://dailycaller.com/2017/04/16/chicago-rings-in-easter-with-34-people-shot/

 

NEWSMAX
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: If you promote pot in America, you promote the destruction of America.
http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/john-kelly-crackdown-drugs-not-marijuana/2017/04/16/id/784636/

 

BREITBART
— How Federal Agencies Keep Americans in the Dark About Crime Statistics –  KATIE MCHUGH AND NEIL MUNRO
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/04/16/how-federal-agencies-keep-americans-in-the-dark-about-crime-statistics/

 

THE BLAZE
— California college students vote to make the American flag ‘optional’: ‘We don’t want the flag’ – Chris Enloe
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/04/16/california-college-students-vote-to-make-the-american-flag-optional-we-dont-want-the-flag/

 

THE HILL
— Ari Fleischer: Press biased, ‘particularly on social issues’ – JOE CONCHA  (DIERSEN: The press promotes the Democrat Party platform, the Libertarian Party platform, and the Green Party platform.)
http://thehill.com/homenews/media/329030-ari-fleischer-press-biased-particularly-on-social-issues

 

WASHINGTON POST
— ICE immigration arrests of noncriminals double under Trump – Maria Sacchetti
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/immigration-arrests-of-noncriminals-double-under-trump/2017/04/16/98a2f1e2-2096-11e7-be2a-3a1fb24d4671_story.html
— Trump asks why people are still talking about his taxes a day after protesters asked for his returns – John Wagner (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps are fully aware that Democrats run IRS.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/04/16/after-a-day-of-marches-trump-asks-why-people-are-still-talking-about-his-taxes/

 

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s populist revolution is already over — for now.”
http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-mcmanus-trump-flip-flops-20170416-story.html

Author: David Diersen

The opinions that I express in GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails are based on experience that I have gained doing many things since 1948. I base my opinions on what I learned a) working for the federal government for almost 30 years -- Post Office 1966-1969, IRS 1971-1980, and GAO 1980-1997, serving on the Executive Committee of the Association of Government Accountants Chicago Chapter 1983-1996, and being a union member while I worked for the Post Office and IRS; b) earning an MBA from Loyola in 1976, a masters degree in accounting from DePaul in 1980, and a masters degree in financial markets and trading from IIT in 1997; c) passing the CPA examination on my first attempt in 1979 and passing the Certified Internal Auditor examination on my first attempt in 1981; c) serving as a Republican Precinct Committeeman since 1999, the GOPUSA Illinois Editor since 2000, the TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois Chairman 2005-2012, a member of the 2008 Illinois Republican Party (IRP) Platform and Resolutions Committee, a Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member 2003-2011, the Milton Township Republican Central Committee webmaster 2008-2010 and 2000-2004, an Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member 2003-2007, and an American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member 2001-2004; d) attending the 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 IRP State Conventions as a delegate; e) being the subject of a nasty 4-page article in the February 1978 issue of Money Magazine; f) pursing litigation including Diersen v. GAO and Diersen v. Chicago Car Exchange; g) being married since 1978; h) living in Crete 1948-1972, in University Park 1972-1976, in Chicago 1976-1978, and in DuPage County, Milton Township, and Wheaton since 1978; and i) being baptized, raised, and confirmed as a Missouri Synod Lutheran.

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