August 10 Evening Edition

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— Speakers at Milton Township Republican Central Committee’s outstanding meeting Wednesday evening, August 10, 2016, at the Wheaton Bowl Banquet Hall included Jeanne Ives. Attendees included Ron Almiron, Liam Brennan, Lori Carlson, Bob Cherry, Jeff Copper, Lynn Crane, Sal Falbo, Suzanne Fitch, Laura Fitzpatrick, Art Grant, Gail Hinkle, Bobbi Youngberg Holder, Rich Jorgensen, Chris Kachiroubas, Marty Keller, Bob Krzyzewski, Chris LeVan, Paula McGowen, Bobby McNeily, David Molitor, Gary Muehlfelt, Al Murphy, Nick Nathwani, Jim Orel, Mary Rash, Karyn Romano, Pat Ryan, Jan Shaw, Dave Tornga, Tim Whelan, Kevin Wiley, John Zaruba, and Jim Zay. – Dave Diersen
http://www.gopillinois.com

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Trump accuses Obama of being the ‘founder of ISIS’ – AP
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/national/188036471-story

 

CBS2
— Local Republicans Distance Themselves From Trump’s Clinton Comments – Derrick Blakley
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/08/10/local-republicans-distance-themselves-from-trumps-clinton-comments/

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Trump accuses Obama of being the ‘founder of ISIS’ – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/trump-accuses-obama-of-being-founder-of-isis/
— Trump aides try to set him in a new direction – Michael Sneed
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/sneed-trump-aides-try-to-set-him-in-a-new-direction/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Kirk opposes Iran deal, but his presidential pick has supported it – Rick Pearson
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-mark-kirk-immigration-met-0811-20160810-story.html
— 3 things I wish I’d known before my freshman year of college – Nicholas Wooten
http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/sc-college-freshman-essay-family-0809-20160805-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Pot pushers push pot.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-medical-marijuana-growers-met-20160810-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Republicans must dump Donald Trump.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-donald-trump-paul-ryan-revoke-endorsement-20160810-story.html
— Trump repeatedly accuses Obama of being the ‘founder of ISIS’
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-trump-obama-isis-20160810-story.html

 

DAILY HERALD
— DuPage election leader Robert Saar warns of long lines at November polls – Robert Sanchez
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160810/news/160819853/
— GOP will target Ciko’s past convictions in TV ad – Kerry Lester
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160810/news/160819908/
— Tom Cullerton Calls on Opponent to Sever Ties with IPA-Denounced Fake Newspaper – Alex Botel
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160810/submitted/160819907/

 

WTTW
— Donald Trump’s 2nd Amendment Comment: Protected Under 1st Amendment? – Alexandra Silets
http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2016/08/10/donald-trump-s-2nd-amendment-comment-protected-under-1st-amendment

 

FOX ILLINOIS
— Jesse White Supports Clinton, Says Trump Is Not The “Sharpest” – EM NGUYEN
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/jesse-white-supports-clinton-says-trump-is-not-the-sharpest

 

ROCK ISLAND TODAY
— Rock Island Republicans stand united behind Trump
http://rockislandtoday.com/stories/510988324-rock-island-republicans-stand-united-behind-trump

 

ILLINOIS HOMEPAGE
— Workers protest despite absence of lawmakers – Kelsey Gibbs
http://www.illinoishomepage.net/news/local-news/workers-protest-despite-absence-of-lawmakers

 

NAPERVILLE PATCH
— Naperville Has Second Best Public Schools in Country  The ranking was based on state test scores, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality and student/parent reviews. – Scott Viau
http://patch.com/illinois/naperville/naperville-has-second-best-public-schools-country

 

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Candidate Khouri tackles ‘bully’ opponent
http://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/510989092-candidate-khouri-tackles-bully-opponent

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— KIRK, DOLD, RADOGNO STAND WITH LEFTIST GROUPS IN SUPPORT OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/08/kirk-dold-radogno-stand-with-leftist-groups-in-support-of-illegal-immigration.html
— MICHELLE 2020: GOOGLE GIVE $60K TO OBAMA FOUNDATION
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/08/michelle-2020-google-give-60k-to-obama-foundation.html
— TERROR DAD PHOTOBOMBS CLINTON
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/08/terror-dad-photobombs-clinton.html
— NRA HITS ‘HYPOCRITE’ CLINTON IN NEW TV AD
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/08/nra-hits-hypocrite-clinton-in-new-tv-ad.html
— SINGER SIA ‘PROUD’ TO PERFORM AT CHICAGO ABORTION CONCERT
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/08/singer-sia-proud-to-perform-at-abortion-concert.html
— NEXT GENERATION CHOOM GANG: MALIA OBAMA CAUGHT SMOKING WEED IN CHICAGO
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/08/next-generation-choom-gang-malia-obama-caught-smoking-weed-in-chicago.html
— MEDIA BLAMES TRUMP FOR POSSIBLE DOLD DEFEAT
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/08/media-blames-trump-for-possible-dold-defeat.html
— HEDGE FUNDS TO CLINTON PLUS SUPER PACS, $25.6 MILLION; TO TRUMP, $2,000
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/08/hedge-funds-to-clinton-plus-super-pacs-256-million-to-trump-2000.html

 

CAPITOL FAX
— Duckworth campaign tries to undermine Kirk immigration event
http://capitolfax.com/2016/08/10/duckworth-campaign-tries-to-undermine-kirk-immigration-event/

 

FEDERALIST
— Rep. Adam Kinzinger: GOP’s Soul More Important Than Winning Presidency  ‘Winning this election is important, but preserving the soul of the best party to defend our values is also paramount.’ – Bre Payton  (DIERSEN: If Clinton wins, the more votes that she gets, the faster that she will get rid of Republicans.)
http://thefederalist.com/2016/08/10/rep-adam-kinzinger-gops-soul-more-important-than-winning-presidency/

 

GOPUSA
— Hillary ignores questions about terrorist father at rally while media blasts Trump for 2nd Amendment quip
http://www.gopusa.com/hillary-ignores-questions-about-terrorist-father-at-rally-while-media-blasts-trump-for-2nd-amendment-quip/

 

LIFE SITE NEWS
— Study debunks claim that high LGBT suicide rates are due to ‘homophobia’
https://www.lifesitenews.com/pulse/study-debunks-claim-that-high-lgbt-suicide-rates-are-due-to-homophobia

 

ROLL CALL
— The Most Important Question to Ask Trump Defectors  What will #NeverTrump voters do in down-ballot races? – Nathan L. Gonzales
– See more at:
http://www.rollcall.com/news/gonzales/important-question-ask-trump-defectors#sthash.FNaLvzoj.dpuf
http://www.rollcall.com/news/gonzales/important-question-ask-trump-defectors

 

POLITICO
— Democrats: Trump costing GOP in key House districts – Heather Caygle
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/08/trump-house-districts-democrats-226853

 

THE HILL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Republican exodus from Trump grows.”
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/290999-republican-exodus-from-trump-grows
— RNC adds staffers in outreach to African-Americans – Nikita Vladimirov  (DIERSEN: Because I have always supported the equal opportunity plank (no race or gender based preference giving) plank in the Republican Party platform, my critics/opponents have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted that I am a racist, a sexist, and even worse things.)
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/other-races/290978-rnc-adds-staffers-in-outreach-to-african-americans

 

HUFFINGTON POST
— The Obligation To Question Trump’s Mental State – Miles Zaremski
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/miles-j-zaremski/the-obligation-to-questio_b_11423718.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Donald Trump Doesn’t Seem To Understand How Voting Works.”
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-voting-rigged-election_us_57abc075e4b06e52746f3f0f

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Illinois exemplifies our fiscal foolishness – George F. Will
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/illinois-exemplifies-our-fiscal-foolishness/2016/08/10/22d92bbe-5e51-11e6-8e45-477372e89d78_story.html

 

NEW YORK POST
— Secret Service spoke to Trump about 2nd Amendment remark – Daniel Halper
http://nypost.com/2016/08/10/secret-service-spoke-to-trump-about-2nd-amendment-remark/

 

SARASOTA HERALD TRIBUNE
— Illinois exemplifies governments’ fiscal foolishness – George Will
http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20160810/COLUMNIST/160819980/2127

 

POLITIFACT ILLINOIS
— Madigan targets Rauner’s support for Trump campaign – Marc Filippino
http://www.politifact.com/illinois/statements/2016/aug/10/michael-madigan/Madigan-highlights-Rauners-support-Trump-camp/

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.