— Chicago lags far behind other cities in getting rid of brain-damaging lead pipes. Even if Biden’s $45 billion replacement plan passes, city ‘is ground zero for this problem’ – MICHAEL HAWTHORNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, those who are anti-religious, anti-conservative, and/or anti-Republican promote LGBTQ.
— McHenry County clerk’s office figures out why results were misreported – Kelli Duncan
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Pot pushers push pot. To push pot on an individual, municipality, township, county, state, or country is to destroy that individual, municipality, township, county, state, or country.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats use Kristal Larson to promote LGBTQ.
— Local Expressway Shootings At Crisis Level With 59 So Far This Year; Man Suffered Life-Threatening Injuries In I-57 Shooting On Thursday – Jermont Terry
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats promote LGBTQ.
— Quad Cities businessman to challenge Bustos for U.S. House seat (DIERSEN: Who are the Republican candidates running for the following offices in Illinois and in your county: a) U.S. Senator, b) U.S. Congressman, c) Governor/Lt. Governor, d) Attorney General, e) Secretary of State, f) Treasurer, g) Comptroller, h) State Senator,, i) State Representative, j) County Board Chairman, k) County Clerk, l) County Sheriff, m) County Treasurer, n) Superintendent of Educational Services, o) County Board Members, p) Forest Preserve President, and q) Forest Preserve Commissioner?)
ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR
— Illinois should not remove parental rights from abortion law – Kevin Rilott, Rockford
— Pekau won re-election but lost campaign to build his own Machine – Ray Hanania
— DuPage County reports 276 COVID-19 cases Thursday, no deaths, region’s positivity rises to 7.1% – Joshua Welge
— Twenty percent of DuPage County residents fully vaccinated. More than one third of residents have received at least one dose of vaccine.
— Facing eviction suit in Florida, Bill Brady mulls run for statewide office – Mark Maxwell
— Is Big Tech’s power getting even bigger? – KRISTINE FRAZAO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters ask “Bowing to Trump?” and say “GOP brings leaders, donors to his backyard.”
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Republican-hating Republican-haters promote hatred against Republicans.
— These Illinois Billionaires Are Among Richest In U.S.: Forbes. Gov. J.B. Pritzker is among the wealthiest Illinoisans, but he’s not the richest person in the state. He’s not even the richest Pritzker. – J. Ryne Danielson
MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Fire Protection District Election Results, Some Candidates Endorsed by Local Democrats
— Library District Election Results, Many Endorsed by Democratic Party
— Lead Change in Dundee Township Highway Commissioner Race, Clerk Race Tightens
— IL-14: Scorecard for Lauren Underwood’s Farm Team PAC-backed Candidates
— Feds Go After Chicago Traffic Lights
— NWH Reporting Dems Complaining about Missing Votes in Cary
— UPDATE: Tirio Reports on Retabulation Progress, Circles Didn’t Match Computer Reader
— UPDATE: Victor Santi Claims Write-In Victory in McHenry Ward 1 Over Underwood Endorsed Candidate
— Chicago Rioter Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Torching Chicago Police Car
— Rabine Tweets
— Quad-Cities’ Come Up with a Tourist Trap Idea – Bison on a Bridge Crossing Mississippi River
— Chicago Business Enters the George Election Fray on the Side of Republicans
— Split Decision in Barrington School District 220 Board Race
— McHenry County Voter Turnout 9.49%
ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— Asa Hutchinson Sells Out Gender-Dysphoric Children – Laurie Higgins
— THE LONG MARCH THROUGH THE CORPORATIONS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Donors fret Trump’s grip on GOP as they descend on Palm Beach.”
— U.S. taxpayers pay to reunite illegal immigrant families amid border surge – Stephen Dinan
— United’s ‘Fly the Woke Skies’ Nosedive – Larry O’Connor
— Catalina Lauf Wants to Be a Formidable Kinzinger Challenger – Gabriella Hoffman
— Trump faces test of power with early endorsements – JULIA MANCHESTER
— Five things to watch for at the GOP’s donor retreat – MAX GREENWOOD (DIERSEN: I should write a book about Republican organizations, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, etc. in Illinois, DuPage County, and Milton Township that talk and/or act like they are seeking/accepting money from major donors who want the Republican Party a) to dump its traditional marriage/family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, and equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) planks in its platform and b) to dump voters who support the aforesaid planks.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A conservative-hater promotes hatred against conservatives.
— Kinzinger is first GOP lawmaker to call on Gaetz to resign – JOSEPH CHOI (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, and rightfully so, if I was arrested for DUI, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes would immediately demand that I resign immediately as the GOPUSA Illinois Editor and as a Republican Precinct Committeeman. They would stress that when someone who paints themselve as being religious, conservative, and/or Republican gets arrested for DUI, that brings tremendous disgrace to all those who are religious, conservative, and/or Republican.)
— Kansas State Senate Leader Calls Trooper ‘Donut Boy’ During DUI Arrest. Republican Gene Suellentrop was arrested last month for allegedly speeding the wrong way on an interstate. – AP (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, and rightfully so, if I was arrested for DUI, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes would immediately demand that I resign immediately as the GOPUSA Illinois Editor and as a Republican Precinct Committeeman. They would stress that when someone who paints themselve as being religious, conservative, and/or Republican gets arrested for DUI, that brings tremendous disgrace to all those who are religious, conservative, and/or Republican.)
— Gaetz-tied group threatens to sue reporters writing on his Trump relationship – GABBY ORR and MERIDITH MCGRAW (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who have threatened to take adverse actions against me and/or have taken adverse actions against me a) because I included links in GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters to articles that they do not like and/or b) because I supported candidates in Republican primary and/or nonpartisan races who they do not like. Better yet, I should sue them. I would focus on those who blame me and blame my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters for their problems, for your problems, for my problems, and for everyone’s problems. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in Illinois, DuPage County, DuPage County’s 4th District, Milton Township, Wheaton, and/or Wheaton’s West District.)
— Trump’s quieter hold on GOP stays strong. His influence is evident still in the tone taken by Republicans on Capitol Hill. – Rick Klein, Averi Harper, and Meg Cunningham (DIERSEN: In Illinois, how far will Kinzinger-supporters go to get rid of individuals, organizations, companies, and governments that do share Kinzinger’s hatred against Trump?)
NEW YORK TIMES
— Former President Donald J. Trump retains an almost gravitational hold on the Republican Party. – Jonathan Martin and Nicholas Fandos (DIERSEN: In Illinois, how far will Kinzinger-supporters go to get rid of individuals, organizations, companies, and governments that do share Kinzinger’s hatred against Trump?)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Republican-hater promotes hatred against Republicans.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats crow about their success in making Big Business anti-law enforcement, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexual, anti-traditional marriage/family, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian American, anti-German American, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater promotes hatred against Trump.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A conservative-hater promotes hatred against those who are not woke.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Republican-hater promotes hatred against Republicans.
NEW YORK POST
— Kinzinger says Matt Gaetz needs to resign – Laura Italiano
WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Ron DeSantis and ‘Resistance Journalism’ Florida’s governor and the new rules of media sourcing. – James Freeman
— WSJ Opinion: The GOP’s Recovery Tonic: Overreaching Democrats
— America Needs the GOP, and It Needs Help. The Republican Party is at a low point, but the two-party system is too vital to abandon. – Peggy Noonan (DIERSEN: Those who want to destroy the GOP want the GOP a) to dump its traditional marriage/family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, and equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) planks in its platform and b) to dump voters who support the aforesaid planks.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters promote hatred against Trump.
— FRONT PAGE: ‘Jan. 6 changed everything’: Will Capitol riot mark a return to fortress policing? Police adopt a military-like stance in the wake of security failures during the Capitol riot, at odds with calls to “defund the police.” – Kevin Johnson and Trevor Hughes
TOPEKA CAPITOL JOURNAL
— Gene Suellentrop taunted and challenged KHP officer; blood alcohol level twice the legal limit. Senate Majority Leader Gene Suellentrop had a blood alcohol level over twice the legal limit when he allegedly drove the wrong way on Interstate 70 while under the influence, according to affidavits obtained Thursday. – Andrew Bahl (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, and rightfully so, if I was arrested for DUI, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes would immediately demand that I resign immediately as the GOPUSA Illinois Editor and as a Republican Precinct Committeeman. They would stress that when someone who paints themselve as being religious, conservative, and/or Republican gets arrested for DUI, that brings tremendous disgrace to all those who are religious, conservative, and/or Republican.)
— Illinois could pay off up to $40,000 of your student loans to help you buy a house – Ayelet Sheffey (DIERSEN: I graduated from NIU in 1970 debt-free and owning a 1969 Dodge Charger SE. The money for that came from what I earned working 1966-1969 part-time during the school years and full-time during the summers for the Park Forest Post Office.)
— Half of small businesses unlikely to hire back workers they let go – Kim Hart
— With Trump Off The Ballot, Republicans Look To Regain Votes In The Suburbs – Don Gonyea (DIERSEN: In Illinois, Kinzinger-supporters will promote hatred against Trump to drive voters out of the GOP who support the traditional marriage/family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, and/or equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) planks in the GOP platform.)
— Illinois to require pay data from employers – Katie Clarey (DIERSEN: While I worked for the Democrats who ran GAO’s Chicago office 1980-1997, they always paid higher salaries to their Democrat employees, and especially to those who were minority, female, and/or younger, who had less education, less work experience, and/or fewer professional certifications and licenses than I had.)