August 29 Evening Edition

— At Least 4 Killed, 42 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Gun Violence

— Citizenship is more than a ‘demographic characteristic’ The state of Illinois is now providing health insurance to non-citizens. There is a huge cost in this. – Shawn Jenkins, Flossmoor
— Welcoming Afghan refugees to a city built on sheltering people from the storm. Chicago, perhaps more than any other big American city, can make this work. We’ve been through this before, time and again. – Editorial
(COMMENT: Democrats have declared war on Republicans. Democrats see refugees as being soldiers in their army to get rid of Republicans once and for all. Democrats do everything that they can make refugees hate Republicans.)

— Conservative investment funds take aim at ‘woke’ corporations – James Varney
(COMMENT: I have far far far less money a) to invest and b) to give conservative candidates and conservative organizations because the Democrats who run the federal government wasted my career and succeeded in forcing me to take their early retirement “offer” in 1997 when I was 49 years old. My $54,864 Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) pension is only 41% of what my GAO salary was in 1997 in today’s dollars – $132,845. In today’s dollars, my CSRS pension is less then what my IRS salary was in 1972 when I was 23 years old.)

— Mom of Marine slain in Kabul says Biden voters ‘killed my son’ – Matthew Miller
— Lindsey Graham says military can retake Bagram Airfield ‘tonight’ – Daniel Chaitin
— State Department announces joint arrangement with 97 countries to evacuate Afghan allies after deadline – Kaelan Deese

— McConnell blasts Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal as ‘much worse than Saigon’ McConnell calls Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal ‘one of the worst foreign policy decisions’ in US history – Cameron Cawthorne
— Cruz’s 2022 Iowa swing puts Texas senator firmly back in 2024 spotlight. Your weekly look at the latest developments, buzz, and speculation in the next race for the White House. – Paul Steinhauser
— Stanford professor blames ‘whiteness’ for opposition to school mask mandates: ‘White people are GOP’ The professor argued it is only white people that believe they are above government action – Michael Lee

— A Baby Boomer Explains What’s Wrong with Millennials – Rob Jenkins

— Republicans Revive Neoconservatism To Spite Biden. Party leaders may tweet “America First!” but when push comes to shove, they still act like neocons. – Paul Bradford

— CNN: Biden’s Agencies Bringing Afghans ‘With No Documents Whatsoever’ to U.S. – JOHN BINDER
— Washington Post: Afghans Flown to U.S. Later ‘Flagged for Security Concerns’ – JOHN BINDER
— Report: 11 Flights of Afghans Flown to Wisconsin, 300 Land in Philadelphia – JOHN BINDER
— Sen. Graham: Biden Should Be Impeached for ‘Dereliction of Duty’ on Afghanistan – PAM KEY
— Wall-Building Greek Govt Reiterates Country Will Not Be Gateway for Mass Migration – CHRIS TOMLINSON
— Mitt Romney: It Is ‘Our National Character’ to Welcome People Who Seek Asylum – PAM KEY
(COMMENT: Democrats have declared war on Republicans. Democrats see refugees as being soldiers in their army to get rid of Republicans once and for all. Democrats do everything that they can make refugees hate Republicans.)
— McCarthy: We Have a Constitutional Responsibility to Hold People Accountable for Afghanistan – JEFF POOR

— DeSantis rejects Biden border ‘lawlessness,’ calls for admin to stop resettling migrants in Florida – Chris Donaldson
— ‘Unforgivable’: Crenshaw, others say Biden turning away US citizens at Kabul airport – Vivek Saxena
— ‘Base-brawl’ breaks out at MLB game when fans violently battle in stands. – Robert Jonathan

— ‘A Double Biden Disaster’: Stephen Miller Says It’s ‘Clinically Insane’ To Open The Border To Every Afghan Seeking Asylum – DAVID KRAYDEN

— Activists Unveil Unauthorized Monument To Transgender Activist In NYC Park – Leif Le Mahieu

— Gov. DeSantis: DHS Continues To Allow Illegal Aliens To Resettle In Fla.

— Congressman: We Have Dead Servicemen in Kabul Because Biden ‘Wanted A Photo Op September 11’ – MATT MARGOLIS

— University of Pittsburgh seeks professor of ‘structural racism’ and ‘oppression’

— The Taliban Are Searching People’s Phones for English Language Messages – JIM GERAGHTY

— CNN, NBC Press Biden Admin Officials on Giving Taliban a ‘Kill List’ of Names – Nicholas Fondacaro


— Gov. DeSantis Demands Biden Administration Cease Resettlement of Illegals in Florida – Jannis Falkenstern

— It’s not just Afghanistan — Americans are losing faith in Biden on many issues – Harry Enten

— How the Census Misleads on Race. A new ‘diversity index’ and a subtle change in a question have resulted in an undercount of whites. – John B. Judis
(COMMENT: What do you say to Whites who demonize, denigrate, and condemn Whites to curry favor with White-haters? What do you say to men who demonize, denigrate, and condemn men to curry favor with men-haters? What do you say to older people who demonize, denigrate, and condemn older people to curry favor with those who hate older people? What do you say to those who claim to be heterosexual, but who demonize, denigrate, and condemn heterosexuals to curry favor with LGBTQers? What do you say to German Americans who demonize, denigrate, and condemn German Americans to curry favor with those who hate German Americans? What do you say to those who claim to be Christian, but who demonize, denigrate, and condemn Christians to curry favor with those who hate Christians?)

— Conservatives freak out over video of teacher suggesting kids pledge allegiance to Pride flag. Commenters said the video proves that the country is in “shambles” and that public education should be abolished.

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.