April 9 Evening Edition

— Democrats see Trump’s action boosting their membership – Frank S. Abderholden  (DIERSEN: Of course, the news media spins Trump’s actions as negatively as it can.)
— Why I’m glad I dropped out of college – Jade Lantz  (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, the main reason a) why I was a full-time student at UIC 1966-1969 and at NIU 1969-1970 and b) why I obtained a financial hardship draft deferment 1970-1971 was to avoid the draft. My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always used the aforesaid against me. They had great success turning my Democrat supervisors who were veterans against me at the Post Office 1966-1969, IRS 1971-1980, and GAO 1980-1997.)


— Find a way, lawmakers, to give Illinois (minimum wage earners) a pay raise – Editorial  (DIERSEN: From what I see, virtually all employers in Illinois are Democrats.)
— Morton man gets $30k bond for threatening DuPage County officials – Tom Schuba

— Gubernatorial candidate Ameya Pawar targets ‘wealth worship’ – Laura Washington  (DIERSEN: Operatives and dupes who work for my critics/opponents always hint/imply/argue/shout that my critics/opponents are very wealthy and that have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois.)


— Downstate man accused of threatening DuPage County officials – Steve Zalusky


— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Tom Cat Bakery sides with foreign countries and sides with their citizens against America and against America’s citizens.
— Suburban Man Charged With Trying to Bribe Test Official (DIERSEN: What tests have you taken and passed?  I passed the Certified Internal Auditor test on my first attempt in 1981. I passed the CPA test on my first attempt in 1979.  I passed all the tests necessary to earn a master’s degree in financial markets and trading from IIT in 1997, a master’s degree in accounting from DePaul in 1980, an MBA from Loyola in 1976, a bachelor’s degree in management from NIU in 1970, and a diploma from Crete-Monee High School in 1966.  I passed the Federal Service Entrance Examination in 1970 that led to my becoming an IRS employee in 1971.  I passed the Post Office employment test in 1966 that led to my becoming a Post Office employee in 1966.)

— Advocates File Complaint Alleging Illinois Isn’t Fulfilling Disabilities Consent Decree  (DIERSEN: While I worked for GAO 1980-1997, the Democrats who ran its Chicago office assigned me to supervise all the office’s disabled employees at one time or another.)


— Ad campaign featuring Rauner spends $85K in Q-C area – Allison Petty and Ryan Voyles


— Mike Pence the most liked American politician – Dennis Byrne


— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON COOK COUNTY TIGHTENS: Cook County becomes nation’s biggest loser – Carol Ostrow


— ‘Privilege tax’ bills described as Illinois exit signs – Glenn Minnis  (DIERSEN: Democrats would love to impose privilege taxes on individuals, organizations, and companies that are members of the following groups to get them to leave Illinois: Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
— Pundit: Mayors make mint as Illinois IOUs mount – Caitlin Nordahl
— Comptroller’s ride is on back of taxpayers, GOP claims – Carol Ostrow


— Progressives Hit Trump Ed Sec with Death Threats, Security Costs $7.8 Million – WARNER TODD HUSTON


— Stockholm Terrorist Was Ordered To Be Deported Shortly Before Attack – JACOB BOJESSON


— Battle over sanctuary cities escalating – REID WILSON


— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps paint Trump as being Hitler. How should Trump react to that?


— Chicago’s ‘Mexico of the Midwest’ Fights Fallout From Fear of Trump – SUZANNE GAMBOA


— Bill O’Reilly’s ratings are actually higher than they were since the sexual harassment allegations – Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
— How Jeff Sessions wants to bring back the war on drugs – Sari Horwitz


— Five Key Questions to Ask a Potential Employee – Sharon Penn (DIERSEN: Four questions that those who interview candidates for federal jobs want to ask: Will you always be a Democrat?  Will you always help your Democrat superiors defend and advance the Democrat Party platform?  Will you always help your Democrat superiors get rid of employees who are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran?  Are you aware that the federal government wastes the careers of and gets rid of its non-veteran White male employees who do not make GS-13 ($94,610) by age 25, GS-14 ($111,801) by age 30, GS-15 ($131,508) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service ($161,900) by age 40?)

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.