August 17 Evening Edition

— Grifters, grafters, govs and Blago leave Lincoln crying – Burt Constable
— Glenbard offers muted response to dress code controversy – Susan Sarkauskas and Bob Smith
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Google employees demand company renounce working with Trump immigration agencies – Cat Zakrzewski

— Beyond the Pale – Pointin an Assault Rifle at Trump Statue

— That aroma of fraud: 70% of Bill de Blasio’s local donors come from one hotel union – Monica Showalter

— Mark Zuckerberg’s Group Lobbies Georgia GOP for More Low-Wage Labor – NEIL MUNRO
— Feds: Mississippi Food Plants ‘Willfully’ Hired Illegal Aliens Over Americans – JOHN BINDER

— GUNS AND CRIME It’s time to punish businesses that employ illegal aliens – JD Rucker

— 2020 Democrats feel more emboldened to label Trump a racist – BRETT SAMUELS (DIERSEN: Disgustingly, tragically, unacceptably, Republican Precinct Committeemen/Captains should expect that sooner or later, if not already, Trump-haters in their neighborhood, in their precinct, in their municipality, in their township/ward, in their county, in Illinois, and in the world will call them White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things who should be gotten rid of once and for all.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: To defeat Trump in 2020, Trump-haters will do everything that they can to destroy America’s economy.

— Roy Moore defamation lawsuit against accusers is paused

— Israel’s Alliance With Trump Creates New Tensions Among American Jews – Lisa Lerer and Elizabeth Dias

— Chris Cuomo ‘Fredo’ flap exposes ridicule Italian-Americans face every day – Steve Cuozzo

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “The freewheeling, uncontainable nature of Trump’s anti-elite get-togethers.”

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: To defeat Trump in 2020, Trump-haters will do everything that they can to destroy America’s economy.

— Politicians should stop talking about creating ‘good jobs.’ There are no bad jobs. By calling some jobs ‘good’ and implying others are bad, we’re saying some jobs have no future or, worse, they are not worthy of a person’s effort. – Frayda Levin (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes, a) all the jobs that I had were bad jobs and b) I was grossly overpaid for those jobs. I did yard work and delivered newspapers 1962-1964; washed dishes 1964-1966; cleaned golf shoes, chipped slag, and pumped gasoline in 1966; delivered mail 1966-1969; worked on an automobile assembly line and as a security guard in 1970; sold tires, automotive services, and major appliances 1970-1971; pumped gasoline 1971-1972; collected delinquent taxes 1971-1980; and audited federal agencies 1980-1997.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater hints/implies/argues/shouts that Mexicans have a stronger claim to the southwest than Americans.

— 3 Tuscaloosa residents qualify for District 4 special election – Jason Morton

— Campus segregation programs raise many questions that deserve answers – Wayne Hoffman

— Mass Alliance Calls Pascual A Rising Star; Lynch For Council Kickoff Event Tuesday

— Ann Arbor debating FOIA fee waiver for councilman seeking mayor’s emails – Ryan Stanton

— Elect qualified candidate in Ward 6 – Craig Gaetani, Pittsfield,582198

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters dehumanize those who do not hate Trump. Therefore, because of the aforesaid, ever-increasingly, those who do not hate Trump are buying firearms and ammunition for their self-defense.

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.