August 4 Evening Edition

— Coronavirus Illinois: 1,471 new COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths Gov. Pritzker announces face mask campaign
— High school freshman, 14, Chicago’s youngest 40th ward Democratic Deputy Committeewoman – Jalyn Henderson

— ‘Sobering’ Report Shows Hardening Attitudes Against Media Nearly half of all Americans describe the news media as “very biased,” the survey found – David Bauder

— State House GOP leader Jim Durkin says Pritzker overextending his executive authority in dealing with pandemic – RICK PEARSON
— It’s now even easier to fire U.S. workers for what they say – JOSH EIDELSON AND HASSAN KANU
— 19 more deaths reported as sources say CPS expected to announce all-remote learning plan
— The gross politicization of school reopening plans – Editorial

— Death toll expected to spike following Illinois’ rise in coronavirus cases: ‘We’re heading for another surge’ A rise in coronavirus cases in Illinois over the last month has not been accompanied by a rise in deaths. That’ll change soon, experts say. – Mitchell Armentrout
— Foxx joins coalition against Trump administration effort to block asylum seekers from working The group argues that states and cities will lose tax revenue, see increased social service costs and a reduction of their ability to self-govern. – Matthew Hendrickson
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: How soon will the Democrats in your municipality, in your township, in your county, in Illinois, and in America have enough votes to officially get rid of individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders (except Joe Biden), and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?

— Browser may affect Kane County ballot request

— Bloomington council member Jenn Carrillo ticketed for blocking street during Black Lives Matter rally – ANALISA TROFIMUK

— Black Lives Matter Mural Painted By 18 Artists Takes Over Uptown Street Each letter in the massive mural was painted by a different Chicago artist. – Joe Ward

— As Usual, Springfield Democrats Drop the Ball on Real Estate Tax Relief
— County Libertarians Pass Ballot Access Test Regarding Reduced Number of Required Signatures and On-line Signing
— Second Version of Appointed Coroner’s Job Description
— IL-14: The Silence of the Underwood on Mike Madigan, etc.
— Harvard GOP Candidate Meet and Greet Wednesday, August 5th
— GOP Holding Algonquin Fundraiser August 10th Featuring Ives, Oberweis, State & Local Candidates
— Mocking Madigan

— Judy Baar Topinka posthumously inducted into Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame
— ILGOP takes aim at Kilbride
— 1,471 new cases, 19 additional deaths, 3.9 percent positivity rate
— Republicans play the Madigan money card

— Mike Pence on ‘Defund the Police’: ‘We’re Going to Back the Blue,’ ‘Give More Resources to Law Enforcement’ – ROBERT KRAYCHIK
— Back the Blue Rally Organizers Give Officers $1,500 in Gift Cards – AMY FURR
— Joe Biden Backs Creation of National American Latino Museum – HARIS ALIC

— Mail-in voting update: Due to massive postal failures, New York will count many mailed-in ballots even if they’re not postmarked by the deadline, or postmarked at all Six weeks after the primary, no result – Aason Colen

— Your Quality Of Life In A Democrat-Run City – George Rasley

— TRAGIC: The Collapse of the Traditional American Family

— George Floyd Body Cam Footage Is Out. The Story Is Far More Complicated Than Media Led Us To Believe. – Matt Walsh

— Crazy Mob Calls Chicago Writer A Racist For Criticizing A Jew When conservative Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass was hit with baseless attacks from the leftist cancel mob, he didn’t cower — he pushed back and won. – Dennis Byrne

— ‘Absolutely Unprecedented’: Leftist PAC Infiltrates Local Republican Primaries to Flip Them Blue – Madeline Peltzer

— Why Every Investor Should Be Rooting for Trump in November – C. Scott Garliss

— Biden rolls out plan to empower Latino community – JULIA MANCHESTER (DIERSEN: To EMPOWER one group is to DISENFRANCHISE another group. To EMPOWER minorities, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, RINOs, women, younger people, moderates, liberals, citizens of foreign countries, those who have less money than others, non-Christians, and/or those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time is to DISENFRANCHISE those who are White, Republican, White, male, older, conservative, citizens of America, those who have more money than others, Christian, and/or those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time.)

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: I should write a book those who focus on canceling conservative individuals, conservative organizations, conservative companies, and conservative governments in Illinois, DuPage County, DuPage County’s 4th District, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton’s West District, and my precinct. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout and who falsely paint themselves as being religious, conservative, and/or Republican.
— Husband of L.A. District Attorney charged for pulling gun on Black Lives Matter protesters The husband of Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey was charged with misdemeanors after pulling a gun on BLM protesters outside their home in March. – Alicia Victoria Lozano and Andrew Blankstein

— Michigan ballots tangled in mail delays in advance of Tuesday primary – Elise Viebeck, Annie Gowen and Kayla B. Ruble

— Judge orders New York state to count previously invalidated mail-in ballots – Carl Campanile

— Mending the Nation a Top Priority in November Elections Winners will have to repair the economic, health and social devastation of 2020 – Dena Bunis

— What a real commitment to diversity in the workplace looks like (DIERSEN: To promote diversity is to get rid those who are Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: BLM Riots Lead to Surging Gun Sales in the U.S.

— Sports Feel Completely Meaningless Right Now — and More Valuable Than Ever – Will Leitch

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrat Party platform promotes reverse discrimination, destruction of traditional marriage, destruction of the traditional family, etc.

— Fighting racism at work means hiring employees with these qualities — and the best companies know it – Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic (DIERSEN: Democrats run the federal government. They want to hire, retain, and promote young Democrat minorities and young Democrat females. GAO hired me in 1980 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or younger person who would take the job. IRS hired me in 1971 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, or female who would take the job. The Post Office hired me in 1966 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, or female who would take the job.)

— General Motors To Suspend Facebook Advertising Over Hateful Content – SAM MCEACHERN

— Voters Strongly Reject Government Role in Ensuring Neighborhood Diversity (DIERSEN: Democrats use housing regulations to help Democrats a) take over neighborhoods, b) take over precincts, c) take over municipal districts, d) take over municipalities, e) take over county districts, and f) take over counties.)

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.