August 22 Evening Edition

— Chicago shootings: 40 shot, 5 fatally, in weekend gun violence, CPD says
— Biden says 11,000 flown from Kabul over weekend during Sunday speech

— Biden Says US-Led Evacuation from Kabul is Accelerating – Robert Burns and Darlene Superville

— Trump targets Biden over Afghanistan but gets booed briefly on vaccines at Alabama rally – Paul Steinhauser

— At least 41 shot, 7 fatally, 2 mass shootings in Chicago since Friday night. Six people were shot, one fatally, Saturday in the 1600 block of East 87th Place.
— Kinzinger on Biden’s Afghan pullout: ‘I think the execution has been extremely disastrous’ The Biden White House is under pressure to speed up issuing visas to Afghans who put their lives at risk to assist the U.S. military — and now may be trapped in the Taliban-controlled country. – Lynn Sweet

— Rabine: Teaching 3rd Graders about Masturbation “Outrageous”
— Will Winnebago County State’s Attorney Allow Policeman to Keep His Pension?
— Champaign Black Lives Matter Riot Inciter Sentenced to Four Years

— Afghanistan refugees arrive in Texas for processing at Fort Bliss – Mike Glenn

— Taking on the heirs to Saul Alinsky – Ben Carson
(COMMENT: I should write a book past and present Saul Alinsky disciples in the following: Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Organization, Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton Park District, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, Illinois Center Right Coalition, American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter, etc.)

— 1776 Unites member blasts critical race theory but warns about 1619 Project too – Michael Ruiz

— Trump’s Alabama rally gave us a powerful phrase for the ages – Andrea Widburg
— However bad things were before, they’re worse now – Bruce Robinson
— Parents have the right to be vocal – Helen Louise Herndon

— Donald Trump Plays Gen. Patton Speech at Rally: We’re Tired of ‘Woke’ Generals – CHARLIE SPIERING

— Trump’s fiery rally scorches Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal and ‘woke’ generals, but crowd spurns his vaccination remarks – PAUL SACCA

— Kinzinger Laments US Better at Fighting On Foreign Soil Than ‘Building Back’ – Fran Beyer
— Ret. Lt. Col. Oliver North: ‘Our Credibility Is Smashed By’ Biden – Eric Mack

— Trump’s Greatest Lines at Alabama Tour Stop: ‘Everything Woke Goes to S**t,’ ‘Vietnam Looks Like Master Class’ – Rebecca Downs

— American Express Wages a Woke War on Itself – Rachel Greszler

— Colorado Springs parent speaks out against CRT, convincing school board to ban it. Derrick Wilburn, a concerned father, spoke at a Colorado Springs school board meeting against critical race theory (CRT). The school board then voted 3-2 against its implementation. – James Anthony

— Social Conservatives Feel Left Behind in 2021 Election, Organizer Says – Isaac Teo

— Kinzinger: Execution of Afghanistan withdrawal ‘extremely disastrous’ – MYCHAEL SCHNELL

— Kinzinger condemns GOP lawmakers, right-wing media for refugee rhetoric

— U.S. evacuations: Pentagon orders commercial airlines to provide planes

— Kinzinger rips into Trump and Mike Pompeo for ‘getting rolled’ by the Taliban – Oma Seddiq

— Adam Kinzinger Says He’s Unsure How U.S. Will Stop Terrorism After Afghanistan Withdrawal – ANDREW STANTON

— COMMENT: Democrat teachers promote LGBTQ, BLM, CRT, 1619, Reparations, Affirmative Action, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and the rest of the Democrat Party platform.

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.