August 8 Morning Edition

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Paul O’Neal video sparks more protests in Chicago – Jon Seidel
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/paul-oneal-video-sparks-more-protests-chicago/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “42 percent voting for Trump is still way too much.”
http://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/steinberg-42-percent-voting-for-trump-is-still-way-too-much/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say that Trump “will try” to steady campaign with economic speech in Detroit
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/trump-aims-steady-campaign-economic-speech-detroit/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Kirks and anti-Trumps use Purple Heart Day to promote Duckworth and to demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump as being a draft dodger.
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/purple-heart-day-celebration-immortalizes-war-veterans-stories/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Rauner imitates Quinn in term-limits petition push – Rick Pearson
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-bruce-rauner-pat-quinn-term-limits-petition-20160807-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Kirks and anti-Trumps use Purple Heart Day to promote Duckworth and to demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump as being a draft dodger.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-purple-heart-veterans-met-20160808-story.html
— Millennials: Saving $1 million is easier than you think – Gail MarksJarvis  (DIERSEN: How much money do the operative and the dupes for your critics/opponents have?  Virtually all the operatives and the dupes for my critics/opponents have severe financial problems.  They hint/imply/argue/shout that they will do anything for money. They paint themselves as being “thugs for hire.”)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/columnists/ct-marksjarvis-millennials-retirement-millionaires-0807-biz-20160805-column.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Could you save $1 million over a lifetime?  Millennials seem to think becoming a millionaire is completely out of the question. But many of them are wrong and are already blundering their way toward $1 million without realizing it. With a little more attention to handling their money, many could end up much better off than their parents. A new Wells Fargo survey shows that two-thirds of millennials figure it’s ridiculous to assume they will ever accumulate $1 million. But 59 percent are already going through the discipline of saving. The trouble is many are flying blind, unaware of where they should stick the money so their good intentions turn into powerful action. One obstacle for nonsavers is their view of adulthood. About 85 percent of millennials say that saving for retirement is an important part of becoming a “financial adult.” Yet many see that adult moment arriving at age 32, not at 25 when small savings make $1 million more attainable.)
— Signs your job may be at risk – Chris Dessi  (DIERSEN: I should write a book about the signs that my Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates in the federal government gave me that they wanted to get rid of me. They would not have wanted to get rid of me if I had been a Democrat, a minority, a female, or a veteran.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/success/inc/tca-signs-you-re-going-to-be-fired-20160801-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “To crossover Republicans, voting for Hillary Clinton is a first step to fixing GOP.”  Anti-Trumps want the GOP to be 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.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-republicans-vote-hillary-clinton-20160805-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s love affair with presidency is over.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/ct-trump-romance-glanton-20160805-column.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps viciously demonize, viciously denigrate, and viciously condemn Trump and Trump’s supporters.  Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps make it clear that if Clinton wins, anti-Trumps will get rid of Trump and get rid of Trump’s supporters once and for all.  Ever-increasingly, if Clinton wins, it looks like RINOs will dissolve the Republican Party.  RINOs are much closer to Democrats than they are to Republicans.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-donald-trump-white-voters-extremism-20160804-story.html
— New Job? Do these things  Get off on the right foot with these 7 tips – Chris Dessi  (DIERSEN: I would have gotten off on the right foot working for the federal government if I had become a Democrat and helped my Democrat superiors and supervisors get rid of their employees who were Republican, and especially those who were White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
http://www.pressreader.com/usa/chicago-tribune/20160808/281805693316408
— Signs It’s Time To Move On – Adam Heitzman  (DIERSEN: I should write a book about the signs that my Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates in the federal government gave me that they wanted to “move on.” They would not have done that if I had been a Democrat, a minority, a female, or a veteran.)
http://www.pressreader.com/usa/chicago-tribune/20160808/281883002727736

 

DAILY HERALD
— OBITUARY: VINCENT A. PERSICO
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailyherald/obituary.aspx?n=vincent-a-persico&pid=181000466
— Palatine supervisor Sharon Langlotz-Johnson disputes suggestion of ‘Chicago politics’ – Kerry Lester
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160808/news/160809193/
— Day of reckoning is coming for Illinois – Madeleine Doubek
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160808/discuss/160809311/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: The louder that you shout that Republicans are racists, the more that the Daily Herald loves you.  How soon, if not already, will the Daily Herald officially declare that it is going to get rid of all Republicans?
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160808/discuss/160809317/

 

BEYOND THE BELTWAY
— AUGUST 7, 2016 VIDEO: Behrend, Hitt, Ibendahl, and Robling
http://beyondthebeltway.com/

 

DEKALB DAILY CHRONICLE
— Democrats see Trump sinking other Republicans – Albert Hunt  (DIERSEN: Of course, needless-to-say, my critics/opponents hint/imply/argue/shout that my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails have caused all the defeats that Republicans have suffered in Illinois since 2000, and especially defeats that Republicans have suffered in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, and in DuPage County since 2000.  What if my critics/opponents would get together in the Wheaton Bowl Banquet Hall or in a larger venue and vote on who they want to replace me as the GOPUSA Illinois Editor?  Who would win the vote?  Of course, needless-to-say, my critics/opponents want the next GOPUSA Illinois Editor to serve as their operative or as their dupe.)
http://www.daily-chronicle.com/2016/08/08/hunt-dems-see-trump-sinking-other-republicans/acuru2o/

 

MADISON RECORD
— McCarter: State’s fiscal woes could improve if lawmakers were to lead by example – Andrew Burger (DIERSEN: During the 1990s, Gingrich led by example.  He dramatically cut GAO’s budget to get Democrats to cut federal spending.  The Democrats who ran GAO used those budget cuts to get rid of the agency’s employees like me who were Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
http://madisonrecord.com/stories/510986907-mccarter-state-s-fiscal-woes-could-improve-if-lawmakers-were-to-lead-by-example

 

QUAD CITIES ONLINE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: If you demonize, denigrate, and condemn Whites, anti-Whites will love you. If you demonize, denigrate, and condemn males, anti-males will love you. Anti-Whites and anti-males love Jim Nowlan.
http://www.qconline.com/opinion/what-to-do-for-nation-s-frustrated-white-males/article_38080dec-fe1b-5abb-a4dc-4fc4f3fdff02.html

 

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— Anti-Trump conservatives recruit candidate for WH bid  Former CIA staffer, House aide expected to join race – Tom LoBianco
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/antitrump-conservatives-recruit-candidate-for-wh-bid
— Trump advisers defend all-male economic team  One dismissed criticism as ‘political correctness’ – Jackie Wattles
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/trump-advisers-defend-allmale-economic-team

 

CHICAGO NOW
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “The myth that Trump would be good for the economy.”
http://www.chicagonow.com/politics-now/2016/08/the-myth-that-trump-would-be-good-for-the-economy/

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— RAUNER SIGNS BILL ALLOWING PROPERTY TAX CAP EVASION
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/08/rauner-signs-bill-allowing-property-tax-cap-evasion.html
— ILLINOIS PRESS ASSOCIATION REJECTS MEMBERSHIP FOR LIBERTY PRINCIPLES PAC’S NEWSPAPERS
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/08/illinois-press-association-rejects-liberty-principles-pacs-newspapers-for-membership.html
— RHOADS: WHAT DO VOTERS REALLY KNOW?  (DIERSEN: Of course, needless-to-say, my critics/opponents DO NOT WANT ANYONE TO LEARN ABOUT ANYTHING BY READING GOPUSA ILLINOIS EMAILS. My critics/opponents a) focus on discouraging me from putting GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together and sending them out b) focus on discouraging everyone from reading those emails.)
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/08/rhoads-what-do-voters-really-know.html

 

CAPITOL FAX
— Press Association says Proft’s newspapers aren’t eligible for membership
http://capitolfax.com/2016/08/08/press-association-says-profts-newspapers-arent-eligible-for-membership/
— Democratic poll has Duckworth widening her lead to 7
http://capitolfax.com/2016/08/08/democratic-poll-has-duckworth-widening-her-lead-to-7/
— Rauner personally intervened in Rockford’s Turnaround Agenda vote
http://capitolfax.com/2016/08/08/rauner-personally-intervened-in-rockfords-turnaround-agenda-vote/
— Rep. Bob Martwick says comptroller, governor engaging in “extortion and corruption”
http://capitolfax.com/2016/08/08/legislator-says-comptroller-governor-engaging-in-extortion-and-corruption/

 

GOPUSA
— Obamas’ head to Martha’s Vineyard for last time at taxpayer expense  (DIERSEN: Government is nasty.  Politics is nasty.  If I sought a government or political office, my critics/opponents would stress all the taxpayer money that GAO spent sending me to out-of-town training across America while I worked for GAO 1980-1997.)
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=13458
— Obama’s open-door policy: A legacy realized (DIERSEN: Democrats and RINOs a) love citizens of foreign countries and b) hate citizens of America.)
http://www.gopusa.com/obamas-open-door-policy-a-legacy-realized/
— ISIS claims responsibility for machete attacker proclaiming ‘allahu akbar’
http://www.gopusa.com/isis-claims-responsibility-for-machete-attacker-proclaiming-allahu-akbar/
— CARTOON: Religion of Pieces
http://www.gopusa.com/religion-of-pieces/

 

CATHOLIC CITIZENS
— Emotional new ad campaign warns about what drinking does to a young brain – Mary Anne Hackett
http://catholiccitizens.org/news/67016/emotional-new-ad-campaign-warns-drinking-young-brain/

 

THE BLAZE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Who loves you?  Anti-Trumps love Kasich.  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.  Birds of a feather flock together.
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2016/08/07/this-is-very-disturbing-kasich-continues-his-refusal-to-back-trump/

 

BREITBART
— Paul Nehlen Makes Final Appeal to Wisconsin Voters: ‘One Vote to Save America’ – JULIA HAHN
http://www.breitbart.com/2016-presidential-race/2016/08/07/paul-nehlen-final-appeal-wisconsin-vote-save-america/

 

AMERICAN THINKER
— Once again, Trump on defense – Jared E. Peterson
http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2016/08/once_again_trump_on_defense.html
— The Anti-Trump Right’s Sad Quest for Respectability – Jack Cashill
http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2016/08/the_antitrump_rights_sad_quest_for_respectability.html
— How Trump Can Make Good on His ‘Law and Order’ Promises – Karl Spence
http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2016/08/how_trump_can_make_good_on_his_law_and_order_promises.html

 

THE HILL
— Anti-Trump Republicans call for GOP emergency meeting – Jesse Byrnes  (DIERSEN: Who are the leading “anti-Trump Republicans” in Illinois, in your county, in your township/ward, in your municipality, and in your precinct?  How far do you think they will go to a) first get rid of the Trump supporters in Illinois, in your county, in your township/ward, in your municipality, and in your precinct and b) then get rid of all those in Illinois, in your county, in your township/ward, in your municipality, and in your precinct who do not hate Trump?)
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/290715-anti-trump-republicans-call-for-gop-emergency-meeting

 

HUFFINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Donald’s Unlikely Gift To Hillary.”
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-kuttner/donalds-unlikely-gift-to-_b_11381180.html

 

CNN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trump Republicans warn Trump: “Right the ship or lose Senate.”
http://www.cnn.com/2016/08/08/politics/donald-trump-republicans-senate/

 

CBS NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps and anti-Pences stress “Where Donald Trump and Mike Pence don’t agree.”
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/where-donald-trump-and-mike-pence-dont-agree/

 

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: AP demonizes, denigrates, and condemns Trump and Trump’s supporters.
http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/election/2016/08/07/analysis-political-despair-echoes-92/88371374/

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: The Challenge Trump Poses To Objectivity – Jim Rutenberg  (DIERSEN: Of course, needless-to-say, a) anti-Trumps hint/imply/argue/shout that I am pro-Trump and b) pro-Trumps hint/imply/argue/shout that I am anti-Trump.  Of course, needless-to-say, anti-Trumps, pro-Trumps, and everyone else have blamed me, are blaming me, and will forever blame me for everything that is bad.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/08/business/balance-fairness-and-a-proudly-provocative-presidential-candidate.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: If you’re a working journalist and you believe that Donald J. Trump is a demagogue playing to the nation’s worst racist and nationalistic tendencies, that he cozies up to anti-American dictators and that he would be dangerous with control of the United States nuclear codes, how the heck are you supposed to cover him? Because if you believe all of those things, you have to throw out the textbook American journalism has been using for the better part of the past half-century, if not longer, and approach it in a way you’ve never approached anything in your career. If you view a Trump presidency as something that’s potentially dangerous, then your reporting is going to reflect that. You would move closer than you’ve ever been to being oppositional. That’s uncomfortable and uncharted territory for every mainstream, nonopinion journalist I’ve ever known, and by normal standards, untenable. But the question that everyone is grappling with is: Do normal standards apply? And if they don’t, what should take their place? Covering Mr. Trump as an abnormal and potentially dangerous candidate is more than just a shock to the journalistic system. It threatens to throw the advantage to his news conference-averse opponent, Hillary Clinton, who should draw plenty more tough-minded coverage herself. She proved that again last week with her assertion on Fox News Sunday that James Comey, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, had declared her to be truthful in her answers about her decision to use a private email server for official State Department business — a grossly misleading interpretation of an F.B.I. report that pointed up various falsehoods in her public explanations. And, most broadly, it upsets balance, that idealistic form of journalism with a capital “J” we’ve been trained to always strive for. But let’s face it: Balance has been on vacation since Mr. Trump stepped onto his golden Trump Tower escalator last year to announce his candidacy. For the primaries and caucuses, the imbalance played to his advantage, captured by the killer statistic of the season: His nearly $2 billion in free media was more than six times as much as that of his closest Republican rival. Now that he is the Republican nominee for president, the imbalance is cutting against him. Journalists and commentators are analyzing his policy pronouncements and temperament with an eye toward what it would all look like in the Oval Office — something so many of them viewed as an impossibility for so long.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats shout at Blacks that Trump and all Republicans are racists.
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/08/opinion/trumps-troubles-in-the-black-belt.html
— ‘This Is Your Brain on Drugs,’ Tweaked for Today’s Parents – MARTHA C. WHITE  (DIERSEN: What do you say to those individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that encourage Americans to harm their bodies?  I should write a book about those in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois who encourage Americans to harm their bodies.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/08/business/media/this-is-your-brain-on-drugs-tweaked-for-todays-parents.html
— Wasting Time on the Internet? Not Really – QUENTIN HARDY  (DIERSEN: What do you do with your time?  Of course, needless-to-say, my critics/opponents hint/imply/argue/shout that all of the 10+ hours each and every day that I spend putting GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together and sending them out is a waste of time.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/07/education/edlife/kenneth-goldsmith-on-wasting-time-on-the-internet.html
— Township Saw a Zoning Issue. The Justice Dept. Saw Religious Discrimination. – KATIE SHEPHERD
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/08/us/politics/township-saw-a-zoning-issue-the-justice-dept-saw-religious-discrimination.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps use “Muslim American fencer” against Trump and Trump’s supporters.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2016/08/08/ibtihaj-muhammad-to-donald-trump-i-dont-have-another-home/
— These Republicans were unable to stop Donald Trump’s nomination. But they’re trying again. – Ed O’Keefe
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2016/08/07/these-republicans-failed-to-stop-donald-trumps-nomination-now-theyre-trying-again/

 

USA TODAY
— No degree? No problem as tight labor market changes the game – Paul Davidson  (DIERSEN: Do you have a college degree? In 1971, having a job-related bachelor’s degree was a requirement for IRS to hire you at the GS-7 level (currently $43,915/year). In 1980, having a job-related master’s degree was a requirement for GAO to hire you at the GS-9 level (currently $53,717/year).
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2016/08/07/no-degree-no-problem-tight-labor-market-changes-game/88303732/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Less educated workers are suddenly hot commodities. San Diego-based Get It Done House Buyers, which buys homes to sell at a profit, began hiring salespeople without a Bachelor’s degree eight months ago because of the tight labor market, says CEO Todd Toback. Turns out they’re his best performers.  “They’re really, really hungry,” Toback says. Now, instead of reviewing resumes, he says, “We see how people act during interviews.” One of those salesmen, Raymond Sylverne, 28, formerly a full-time Marine, says he was aware of employers’ bias toward college grads but, “I had confidence. If I had a college degree but couldn’t convert (sales, I’d) be useless.” The 4.9% jobless rate has left employers a shrinking pool of available workers, forcing many to hire candidates with only high school diplomas or less for jobs that previously required four-year degrees. Many recruiters are pleased with the results, prompting them to modify how they evaluate applicants.The shift is a boon for workers who have struggled on the outer edges of a labor market that has long deemed a college degree a requirement.)

 

ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump and his supporters.
http://www.abqjournal.com/822020/rise-of-trump-can-be-traced-to-anger-resentment.html

 

DUBUQUE TELEGRAPH JOUNAL
— Trump frighteningly naive about Russia, Putin – AP  (DIERSEN: Russia and Putin have a much higher opinion of those who are Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time than Democrats or RINOs do.)
http://www.thonline.com/ap/commentary/article_ec3f7bdd-ee54-5037-8d0a-df4842168709.html

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— The Trumpkins Try to Defeat Paul Ryan  The speaker will win Tuesday, but the outside money and rhetoric reveal an ugly GOP turn. – JOSEPH RAGO
http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-trumpkins-try-to-defeat-paul-ryan-1470607237
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump Gets It Wrong: Trade Is a Winner for Americans.  Lower taxes on imports from trade deals save the average U.S. household about $10,000 a year.”
http://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-gets-it-wrong-trade-is-a-winner-for-americans-1470606915
— For More U.S. Cities, Downtown Is a Center of Economic Strength – Scott Calvert
http://www.wsj.com/articles/for-more-cities-downtown-is-a-center-of-economic-strength-1470389405
— The Hidden Way Our Politics Skews Our Investing Choices  The investing risks you take may depend on whether your favored candidate wins or loses – Mark Hulbert  (DIERSEN: Democrats run the federal government.  Democrats can and do use the federal government to drive the stock market up or down to help elect and/or reelect Democrats.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-hidden-way-our-politics-skews-our-investing-choices-1470621902
— The Rich Get Richer as Billionaires Increase in Number  The group grew by 6.4% to 2,473 in 2015; inheritances bring in new blood – VERONICA DAGHER
http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-rich-get-richer-as-billionaires-increase-in-number-1470628860
— The IRS Loses in Court Again  An appeals panel revives bias cases the agency tried to kill. – Editorial  (DIERSEN: Do your critics/opponents side with IRS against you?  My critics/opponents side with IRS’s a) not promoting me beyond GS-12, b) disallowing my education deductions, and c) disallowing my partial day per diem claims.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-irs-loses-in-court-again-1470607845

 

INDEPENDENT
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Donald Trump isn’t the successful businessman he claims to be” and “He’s long-boasted of how his business acumen makes him fit for president. But, Kurt Eichenwald delves into the history of his deals and finds a catalogue of calamitous ventures.”
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-elections/why-donald-trump-isn-t-the-successful-businessman-he-claims-to-be-us-elections-republican-politics-7173666.html

 

RT
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps say that you are Nazi if you do not demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump.
https://www.rt.com/usa/355028-nazi-party-opportunity-trump/

 

SALON
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries CROW OVER THEIR SUCCESS IN MAKING YOUNG PEOPLE IN AMERICA 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.
http://www.salon.com/2016/08/08/the-gops-youth-vote-disaster-donald-trumps-nomination-could-hurt-republicans-for-years-to-come/

 

RASMUSSEN REPORTS
— Democrats, Republicans Driven By Different Issues This Election  (DIERSEN: Democrats and RINOs want Clinton to use government to get rid of those who are Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.  Republicans want Trump to stop the aforesaid.)
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/elections/election_2016/democrats_republicans_driven_by_different_issues_this_election
— Khizr Khan and the Triumph of Democratic Militarism – Ted Rall  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats make it clear that they will first get rid of Republicans like Trump and me who avoided the draft and then get rid of Republicans who are not veterans.)
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/political_commentary/commentary_by_ted_rall/khizr_khan_and_the_triumph_of_democratic_militarism

 

PROGRESS ILLINOIS
— Anti-Trump Super PAC To File Immigration Complaint Against Melania Trump
http://progressillinois.com/news/content/2016/08/08/anti-trump-super-pac-file-complaint-seeking-immigration-investigation

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.

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