April 6 Morning Edition

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Roger Claar unloads on Dems over Bolingbrook mayor’s race – Michael Sneed
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/sneed-whos-real-goliath-in-bolingbrooks-political-donnybrook/
— Rauner says Dems’ ‘lifeline bill’ would sink state in debt, taxes – Tina Sfondeles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/rauner-takes-to-facebook-to-try-to-sink-dems-lifeline-bill/
— U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters to keynote Black Women’s Expo kickoff – Maudlyne Ihejirika  (DIERSEN: The more that you hate Trump, the more that anti-Trumps want  you to speak.)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/u-s-rep-maxine-waters-to-keynote-black-womens-expo-kickoff/
— Gov candidate Chris Kennedy reporting $1 million in contributions – Tina Sfondeles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/gov-candidate-chris-kennedy-reporting-1-million-in-contributions/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Tough election night for many suburban mayors; nearly 20 lose seats – John Keilman
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-chicago-suburbs-mayor-elections-met-20170405-story.html
— Owens, Smith, Noland take U46 school board seats – Rafael Guerrero
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-courier-news/news/ct-ecn-u46-board-election-st-0406-20170405-story.html
— Illinois inmate starts political action committees from behind bars – Kim Janssen
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chicagoinc/ct-prisoner-starts-pac-0406-chicago-inc-20170405-story.html

 

DAILY HERALD
— Elgin: Gail Borden library candidate accused of stealing hundreds of campaign signs – Katie Smith
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170405/news/170409319/

 

NBC5
— Facing Budget Shortfall, Northeastern Illinois University Cancels Classes for 3 Days
http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/northeastern-illinois-university-furlough-budget-418455983.html
— 3 Chicago Suburbs (Clarendon Hills, Hawthorn Woods, Campton Hills) Rank Among Illinois’ Safest Cities  (DIERSEN: What increases crime in your municipality?)
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Chicago-Suburbs-Rank-Among-Illinois-418321803.html

 

WGN RADIO
— Are the Republicans in Illinois firmly behind Governor Bruce Rauner? – PETER ZIMMERMAN  (DIERSEN: One could argue that Rauner only wants the support of “Republicans” who are anti-Trump. But those “Republicans” who are anti-Trump are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders (except Bill Clinton), and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://wgnradio.com/2017/04/05/are-the-republicans-in-illinois-firmly-behind-governor-bruce-rauner/

 

JOLIET HERALD NEWS
— Will County voter turnout up slightly from April 2015 election  Many areas of county well below 10 percent turnout – MIKE MALLORY  (DIERSEN: If the voters in your precinct were asked what they thought of your Republican Precinct Committeeman and their understanding of what the following think of your Republican Precinct Committeeman, what would the voters in your precinct say: the officers of their Republican township/ward party organization, the officers of their Republican county party organization, their representative on the Illinois Republican Party (IRP) State Central Committee, the IRP National Committeeman, the IRP National Committeewoman, and their Republican elected officials in their municipality, in their township/ward, in their county, and in Illinois?  I should write a book about “Republican” activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, political consultants, etc. who have focused since a I became the DuPage County Milton Township Republican Precinct Committeeman in 1999 on turning the voters in my precinct against me.)
http://www.theherald-news.com/2017/04/05/will-county-voter-turnout-up-slightly-from-april-2015-election/a8pduwp/

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Rauner ‘all in’ for GOP takeover of Illinois House – Bernard Schoenburg
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20170405/bernard-schoenburg-rauner-all-in-for-gop-takeover-of-illinois-house

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Rauner-AFSCME ‘hot potato’ stuck in limbo – Jim Dey
http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2017-04-06/jim-dey-rauner-afscme-hot-potato-stuck-limbo.html

 

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR
— Rauner revs up GOP crowd in Stark County – Gary L. Smith
http://www.pjstar.com/news/20170405/rauner-revs-up-gop-crowd-in-stark-county

 

ALTON DAILY NEWS
— Protesting the Governor In Alton – Doug Jenkins
http://altondailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=240860#.WOYVtBHxZZI

 

FOX ILLINOIS
— Gov. Bruce Rauner Stops in Alton on his Fix Illinois Tour
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/gov-bruce-rauner-stops-in-alton-on-his-fix-illinois-tour-04-06-2017

 

NPR ILLINOIS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: If you promote pot in Illinois, you promote the further destruction of Illinois.
http://nprillinois.org/post/illinois-issues-case-partial-legalization#stream/0

 

ILLINOIS FAMILY ACTION
— Anti-Life Forces Are At It Again in Illinois – Benjamin Smith
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2017/04/anti-life-forces-are-at-it-again-in-illinois/

 

WASHINGTON TIMES
— MSNBC: Susan Rice’s critics are sexist and racist – Bradford Richardson –
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/apr/5/msnbc-susan-rice-critics-are-sexist-racist/

 

CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN NEWS
— THE MEDIA’S MASS DELUSION AND DISHONESTY – Kent Kellar
http://conservativerepublicannews.com/2017/04/05/the-medias-mass-delusion-and-dishonesty/

 

GOPUSA
— McCain Calls Nuclear Option Proponents ‘Stupid Idiots’
http://www.gopusa.com/mccain-calls-nuclear-option-proponents-stupid-idiots/

 

DAILY CALLER
— PEW: Christianity Dying Out In Europe, Islam Expanding – Peter Hasson  (DIERSEN: Of course, anti-Trumps are overjoyed about that.)
http://dailycaller.com/2017/04/05/pew-christianity-dying-out-in-europe-islam-expanding/

 

BREITBART
— Swedish Feminist Party Leader: Men, Not Islam, Are the Problem – CHRIS TOMLINSON
http://www.breitbart.com/london/2017/04/06/swedish-feminist-party-leader-men-not-islam-is-the-problem/

 

BLAZE
— Man who killed three home invaders with an AR-15 will face no criminal charges – Brandon Morse  (DIERSEN: If you invade someone’s home, you should expect to leave that home in body bag.)
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/04/05/man-who-killed-three-home-invaders-with-an-ar-15-will-face-no-criminal-charges/

 

FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE
— “DEATHS OF DESPAIR” AND LEFT-WING HOSTILITY TO POOR WHITES’ NARRATIVES  Where there is no vision the people perish. – Danusha V. Goska
http://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/266303/deaths-despair-and-left-wing-hostility-poor-whites-danusha-v-goska

 

HUFFINGTON POST
— Bannon Gets High Negative Rating Before NSC Removal – Mark Blumenthal  (DIERSEN: Who drives up peoples’ negative ratings in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois?  I should write a book about those in my precinct, in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois who drive up my negative ratings. They a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, c) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, d) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, e) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, f) are operatives for the aforesaid, and/or g) are dupes for the aforesaid and/or are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders (except Bill Clinton), and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bannon-gets-high-negative-rating-before-nsc-removal_us_58e5591ee4b00ea3841db589

 

CNN
— Secret Service agent on VP’s detail caught after meeting with prostitute at Maryland hotel – Elizabeth Landers, Mary Kay Mallonee and Peter Morris
http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/05/politics/secret-service-agent-prostitute-maryland-hotel/index.html

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— My Most Unpopular Idea: Be Nice to Trump Voters – Nicholas Kristof  (DIERSEN: Who are the most hate-filled anti-Trumps in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois?  I should write an article about the aforesaid haters in my precinct, in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/06/opinion/my-most-unpopular-idea-be-nice-to-trump-voters.html
— Trump, Asked About Accusations Against Bill O’Reilly, Calls Him a ‘Good Person’ – MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM and JIM RUTENBERG (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors and supervisors in the federal government hinted/implied/argued/shouted that their employees who were female wanted them to get rid of their employees who were male, that is, to enforce Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/05/business/media/trump-oreilly-fox-murdochs.html
— Uniting Against Bill O’Reilly, Women Share Stories of Workplace Harassment – MAYA SALAM and DANIEL VICTOR  (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors and supervisors in the federal government hinted/implied/argued/shouted that their employees who were female wanted them to get rid of their employees who were male, that is, to enforce Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/05/business/media/bill-oreilly-sexual-harassment-fox-women.html

 

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps are full of hatred.
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/jewish-muslim-christian-new-yorkers-condemn-hate-rally-article-1.3021484

 

USA TODAY
— Princeton files lawsuit to block release of admissions records – Toni Airaksinen  (DIERSEN: UIC admitted me in 1966, NIU in 1969, Loyola in 1972, DePaul in 1976, Roosevelt in 1980, and IIT in 1992, but I doubt that they would admit me today because of my terrible demographics: baptized, raised, and confirmed as a Missouri Synod Lutheran, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, non-poor, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and my ancestors have been in America since the 1840s.)
http://college.usatoday.com/2017/04/05/princeton-files-lawsuit-to-block-release-of-admissions-records/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— FRONT PAGE: HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: Target’s Pricey Social Lession – KHADEEJA SAFDAR  (DIERSEN: What do you say to companies that act like they are arms of the Democrat Party?)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-target-botched-its-response-to-the-north-carolina-bathroom-law-1491404107
— A Presidential Honeymoon From Hell  This should be a time to notch early wins. But Trump is stalled and distracted. – KARL ROVE
https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-presidential-honeymoon-from-hell-1491434155
— HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: Schools Woo Entrepreneurs  M.B.A. programs hope to bolster a shrinking pool of applicants – Kelsey Gee  (DIERSEN Are/were you an entrepreneur?  Virtually all my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes are/were entrepreneurs or paint themselves as being/having been entrepreneurs.  They all look down on wage earners. I was a lowly wage earner 1964-1997.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/if-at-first-you-dont-succeed-try-an-m-b-a-1491397201

 

BLOOMBERG
— My Joyride in Trump’s Ferrari – Timothy L. O’Brien
https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-04-05/my-joyride-in-trump-s-ferrari

 

ILLINOIS DEMOCRAT COUNTY CHAIRMEN ASSOCIATION
— Against Proft and Rauner’s Millions, Democrats Make Historic Gains – Dan Kovats  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents will shout at Proft and at Rauner that what Dave Diersen does as the GOPUSA Illinois Editor caused all the losses that Republicans suffered in Illinois.  Previously, my critics/opponents shouted at Proft and at everyone else that what I did as a TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman, as a Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee member, as the Milton Township Republican Central Committee webmaster, as an Illinois Center Right Coalition Steering Committee member, and as an American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member caused all the losses that Republicans suffered in Illinois.)
http://ildcca.org/2017/04/proft-rauners-millions-democrats-make-historic-gains/

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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