August 14 Evening Edition

— Donald Trump campaign launches attack on media, not Hillary Clinton
— Great Lakes states offer little help for Donald Trump on road to 270
— Milwaukee residents, business owners express anger about rioting, destruction – Tony Briscoe
— Mike Pence says he’ll release his tax returns ‘before the election’ – Jenna Johnson


— Laura Washington: Don’t cry for Blagojevich – Laura Washington


— Drop the absurd medical regulations, time to legalize marijuana in Illinois – RICH MILLER  (DIERSEN: Who works against you?  Pot pushers, their operatives, and their dupes have always worked very hard against me.)


— Illinois drains savings account due to budget crisis – AP
— Davis has some advice for Trump – Editorial  (DIERSEN: The more critical that you are of Trump, the more that anti-Trumps promote you.  Anti-Trumps are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)


— State Fair reputation for free swag changing in favor of selfies – David Blanchette


— Governor Rauner Signs Five Bills Geared Toward Veterans – Michon Lindstrom


— Donald Trump says media is out to get him  Sends out seven anti-media tweets Sunday – Brian Stelter


— Illegal immigration surges past 2015 total with two months still to go in fiscal year – Stephen Dinan


— Hotline Rankings: Illinois Tops List of States Likely to Flip Democrat – Sandy Fitzgerald


— University’s new student training looks to curb ‘disrespectful speech’ – JEREMY BEAMAN  (DIERSEN: Of course, needless-to-say, students who take this training will be even more anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
(FROM THE ARTICLE: A new freshmen training program to be debuted this fall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison aims to teach students why they should not use “disrespectful speech,” and will also delve into subjects such as white privilege and microaggressions. The program, called “Our Wisconsin,” will be rolled out this fall to 1,000 students with the goal of making it mandatory for new students by fall 2017, campus officials recently announced.)


— Warren: I will ‘punch back’ against ‘bully’ Trump – Caitlin Yilek


— Donald Trump Blames ‘Disgusting’ Media For His Tanking Poll Numbers And Gaffes
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Rrumps say “Republicans Got Totally Scammed By Donald Trump’s Creation Myth.”


— Republican senator discusses Donald Trump “tipping point”  (DIERSEN: Since 2000, my critics/opponents have shouted that everyone’s “tipping point” against me should be my including a link to just one article in a GOPUSA ILLINOIS email that they disapprove of.)


— How Donald Trump’s bizarre voter-watch effort could get the GOP in trouble – Philip Bump  (DIERSEN: How many of the many millions who are in America illegally will use their false identifications to vote for Clinton and for the other Democrats in the November 8, 2016 election?)
— Post-Trump Republicans: To shun or not to shun? – Jennifer Rubin  (DIERSEN: Are you a Republican activist, candidate, elected official, party leader, major donor, political consultant, etc. in Illinois?  Have you joined with Pat Brady in shunning Trump and shunning Trump’s supporters?  If Trump loses on November 8, 2016, how fast and how harshly will the anti-Trumps crackdown in Illinois?  How fast will they dump the following if they do not shun Trump and shun Trump’s supporters: the Illinois Republican Party (IRP) Chairman, the IRP National Committeeman, the IRP National Committeewoman, the IRP State Central Committee members, the county party officers, the township and ward party officers, precinct committeemen and precinct captains, the governor, state senators, state representatives, county officials, township and ward officials, municipal officials, etc.  Will the anti-Trumps install Pat Brady as governor, as IRP Chairman, and/or as IRP National Committeeman?  Of course, needless-to-say, Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, and RINOs will take the lead in getting rid of those who do not shout hatred against Trump and those who do not shout hatred against Trump’s supporters.)


— Donald Trump thinks he’d be beating Hillary by ‘20%’ in the polls if not for the ‘disgusting’ media – Adam Edelman
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump losing support of Republicans in unprecedented totals as his wild comments drive them to back Hillary Clinton.”


— Trump’s Self-Reckoning  The GOP nominee and his supporters face a moment of truth. – Editorial


— ‘Do not judge, or you will be judged’: Marco Rubio tells Florida Christians to show more compassion toward the gay community – NIKKI SCHWAB  (DIERSEN: Individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that promote LGBTQ activity focus on destroying individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that do not promote LGBTQ activity.)

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.