December 10 Evening Edition

ABC7
— PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP COULD CUT CHICAGO FUNDING OVER IMMIGRATION – BGA
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/weekend-watch-trump-could-cut-chicago-funding-over-immigration/1649324/

 

CBS2
— Social Service Providers, Their Needy Clients Brace For State Budget Uncertainty – Derrick Blakley
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/12/09/social-service-providers-their-needy-clients-brace-for-state-budget-uncertainty/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Trump at Army-Navy game to salute armed forces
http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/college/ct-trump-army-navy-game-20161210-story.html
— DuPage officials to discuss election commission-clerk’s office consolidation – Gary Gibula
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-dupage-election-merge-st-1211-20161209-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “The CIA concluded Russia worked to elect Trump. Republicans now face an impossible choice.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-analysis-cia-russia-trump-republicans-20161209-story.html
— Estate tax repeal under Trump would benefit president, Cabinet – Sahil Kapur  (DIERSEN: One could argue a) that an individual is not rich until he/she has a net worth of at least $5.45 million and b) that a couple is not rich until they have a net worth of at least $10.9 million.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-wp-blm-estate-tax-f2415afe-bdfe-11e6-ae79-bec72d34f8c9-20161209-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Under federal law, the tax, which is levied at a 40 percent rate, applies only to estates worth more than $5.45 million for individuals and $10.9 million for couples. Estates worth less than that may be passed on to heirs tax-free.)
— Illinois Lottery’s biggest scratch-offs didn’t award 40% of grand prizes, Tribune finds – Joe Mahr, Matthew Walberg and Angie Leventis Lourgos
http://www.redeyechicago.com/news/ct-illinois-lottery-payout-met-20161209-story.html
— Impact of Chicago’s violence on girls in toughest neighborhoods often overlooked – Annie Sweeney
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-girls-violence-chicago-met-20161210-story.html
— Divisions between CIA, FBI surface in debate over Russian motives in election hacks – Ellen Nakashima, Adam Entous
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-russian-election-tampering-cia-fbi-20161210-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Trump’s team pushes back against Russia hacking reports – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/trumps-team-pushes-back-against-russia-hacking-reports/
— Having so many school choices stressful for Chicago parents – Lauren FitzPatrick  (DIERSEN: My outstanding parents sent me to Trinity Lutheran Grade School in Crete. My father, his father, and his grandfather attended that grade school.)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/school-choices-can-be-stressful-for-chicago-parents/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Legal fix sought to keep DuPage tax increases valid – Robert Sanchez
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161209/news/161208818/
— Elgin cop Paul Sharp suspended 30 days for excessive force, will retire at 20 years – Elena Ferrarin  (DIERSEN: Both Paul Sharp and I were forced to retire. Of course, obviously, needless-to-say, and without question, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes analogize me to Paul Sharp.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161209/news/161208800/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Public pensions have a ton of leverage. They should use it. – LYNNE MAREK
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161210/ISSUE01/312109993/public-pensions-have-a-ton-of-leverage-they-should-use-it
— Look who wants to be our next Democratic governor – GREG HINZ
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161210/ISSUE05/312109996/pritzker-kennedy-other-potential-democratic-candidates-for-illinois
— What if Trump tweets at your company next? – PETER FROST
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161210/ISSUE01/312109992/what-if-trump-tweets-at-your-company-next

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Radical changes needed when it comes to budget negotiations in Illinois – Andy Shaw
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20161210/andy-shaw-radical-changes-needed-when-it-comes-to-budget-negotiations-in-illinois
— Nontraditional becoming traditional at UIS – Susan Koch  (DIERSEN: When I was young, if you were a White male non-veteran, if you did not earn a bachelor’s degree by the time you were 22 years old, your career was in big trouble.)
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20161210/nontraditional-becoming-traditional-at-uis
— Schobin, Joost among Springfield staff for Mendoza, Duckworth – Bernard Schoenburg
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20161210/bernard-schoenburg-schobin-joost-among-springfield-staff-for-mendoza-duckworth

 

ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR
— The ball’s in your court. No, it’s in your court. – Doug Finke
http://www.rrstar.com/news/20161210/statehouse-insider-balls-in-your-court-no-its-in-your-court

 

BELLEVILLE NEW DEMOCRAT
— Illinois’ political games on budget may be wrecking young lives – Editorial
http://www.bnd.com/opinion/editorials/article119917753.html
— U of Illinois inks 10-year deal to buy energy from wind farm – AP
http://www.bnd.com/news/state/illinois/article120134503.html

 

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR
— John Glenn dominated central Illinoisans’ memories of the space race
http://www.pjstar.com/news/20161208/john-glenn-dominated-central-illinoisans-memories-of-space-race
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The barber who cut John Glenn’s hair in Cocoa Beach, Fla., was Carl W. McCann, my deceased husband. He barbered at this barbershop before I met him. Pat Hendry was the main barber. They both cut the original seven astronauts. My husband always remembered these guys as down-to-earth people. I believe it was (astronaut) Virgil (“Gus”) Grissom who came in one day driving a new Corvette convertible. My husband was impressed – especially when he was given the keys and told to take it for a drive.)

 

NORTHERN PUBLIC RADIO
— Illinois Stopgap Funding Is Running Out. Is Long-Term Plan The Answer? – AMANDA VINICKY
http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-stopgap-funding-running-out-long-term-plan-answer

 

POSITIVELY NAPERVILLE
— ‘DRIVEN TO CARE’ EVENT PROVIDES EIGHT LOCAL FAMILIES WITH VEHICLES  (DIERSEN: What is your daily driver?  Mine is a 2003 Chevy Cavalier LS that I bought from my aunt in 2010 when she went into an assisted living facility.)
http://www.positivelynaperville.com/2016/12/10/driven-care-event-provides-eight-local-families-vehicles/68219

 

GATEWAY PUNDIT
— VIDEO=> TROOPS ERUPT AS DONALD TRUMP ENTERS ARMY-NAVY GAME! – Jim Hoft
http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2016/12/donald-trump-army-navy-game/
— AWESOME! TRUMP Holds interview During Army-Navy Game — Crowd Chants “Make America Great Again!” (VIDEO) – Jim Hoft
http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2016/12/awesome-trump-holds-interview-army-navy-game-crowd-chants-make-america-great-video/

 

TOWNHALL
— Trump Picks Ronna Romney McDaniel for RNC Chair – Jason Hopkins
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/jasonhopkins/2016/12/10/trump-picks-mcdaniel-for-rnc-chair-n2258168

 

BREITBART
— Black Lawyer Calls on Black Jurors to Vote ‘Innocent’ for Any Black Person Accused of Murdering a White Person – WARNER TODD HUSTON
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/12/08/black-legal-expert-blacks-accused-murdering-whites-innocent/
— Dr. Sebastian Gorka on Trump’s Cabinet: ‘After Eight Years of Pajama Boys, It’s Time for the Alpha Males’ – JOHN HAYWARD
http://www.breitbart.com/radio/2016/12/09/gorka-trumps-cabinet-eight-years-pajama-boys-time-alpha-males/
— Fake News: MSNBC Host Falsely Claims Fox News Held Christmas Party at Trump’s D.C. Hotel – WARNER TODD HUSTON
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/12/09/fake-news-msnbc-host-falsely-claims-fox-news-held-christmas-party-trumps-d-c-hotel/
— Mexican Senators Beat Trump Piñata, Chant Gay Slur – TONY ARANDA
http://www.breitbart.com/texas/2016/12/08/exclusive-video-mexican-senators-beat-trump-pinata-chant-gay-slur/

 

NATIONAL REVIEW
— After Its Ascendency Was Proclaimed, the Political Left Is Collapsing – MICHAEL BARONE
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/442895/democrats-defeated-left-collapsing-big-government-globalism-lose-elections

 

THE BLAZE
— Portland city council passes law to raise taxes on CEOs to address ‘income inequality’ – Chris Enloe  (DIERSEN: What would your superiors say that they did to fight income inequality?  My Democrat GAO superiors would stress that they forced me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old, did not promote me beyond GS-13, kept me off audits of IRS for all but 3 of the almost 18 years that I worked for GAO, and forced me to take an $18,459 pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer from IRS to GAO in 1980.  My Democrat IRS superiors would stress that they did not promote me beyond GS-12, that they disallowed my education deductions, and that they disallowed my partial day per diem claims.  My Democrat Post Office superiors would stress that they forced me resign in 1969 and disallowed my sick leave requests.  My aforesaid Democrat superiors would stress that the aforesaid adverse actions that they took against me directly benefited their employees who were poor, and especially their poor employees who were Democrat, minority, female, younger, and/or veteran.)
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2016/12/10/portland-city-council-passes-law-to-raise-taxes-on-ceos-to-address-income-inequality/

 

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Trump works the stands at Army-Navy showdown: ‘The spirit is amazing’ – GABBY MORRONGIELLO
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/trump-works-the-stands-at-army-navy-showdown-the-spirit-is-amazing/article/2609355

 

MCCLATCHY DC
— Obama is rushing to Trump-proof the White House – ANITA KUMAR
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/white-house/article119647358.html

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump, Mocking Claim That Russia Hacked Election, at Odds with G.O.P.”  The CIA works for Obama and for the Democrats.
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/10/us/politics/trump-mocking-claim-that-russia-hacked-election-at-odds-with-gop.html

 

NEW YORK POST
— Trump calls CNN reporting ‘rediculous,’ denies reality TV involvement – Kathianne Boniello
http://nypost.com/2016/12/10/trump-calls-cnn-reporting-rediculous-fake-news/

 

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— It’s ‘rediculous’: Donald Trump denies he will be working on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ during presidency, slams CNN for ‘FAKE NEWS’ – David Boroff  (DIERSEN: Of course, obviously, needless-to-say, and without question, to discredit me, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes read GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails closely looking for misspellings, typos, and other errors.)
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/trump-denies-working-celebrity-apprentice-article-1.2905926

 

FORBES
— The Hard Left’s War Against Donald Trump Threatens To Terminally Damage The Left – Ralph Benko
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ralphbenko/2016/12/10/the-hard-lefts-war-against-donald-trump-threatens-to-terminally-damage-the-left/

 

LOS ANGELES WEEKLY
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON AMERICA TIGHTENS: It’s Official: Millennials Have a Harder Economic Life Than Their Parents Did – DENNIS ROMERO
http://www.laweekly.com/news/its-official-millennials-have-a-harder-economic-life-than-their-parents-did-7702962

 

LGBT WEEKLY
— Sens. Durbin and Graham introduce bill to protect DREAMers – Steve Lee  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, those individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors WORK TOGETHER TO GET RID OF those individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://lgbtweekly.com/2016/12/10/sens-durbin-and-graham-introduce-bill-to-protect-dreamers-video/

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.