December 2 Morning Edition

ROBERT FEDER
— Reboot Illinois moving behind paywall  (DIERSEN: Rest assured that a) GOPUSA ILLINOIS will never move
www.gopillinois.com behind a paywall, b) GOPUSA ILLINOIS will never charge for its emails, c) GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails will never include advertising, d) GOPUSA ILLINOIS will continue sending out an email each and every morning as it has done since 2004, and e) GOPUSA ILLINOIS will continue sending out an email each and every evening as it has done since 2015.  Since 2004, GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails have included links to almost 253,500 articles and information on many upcoming events. All the time and money necessary to send out GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails comes from me.  He who pays the piper calls the tunes.)
http://www.robertfeder.com/2016/12/01/reboot-illinois-moving-behind-paywall/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: If you want to read Reboot Illinois, the political journalism website and daily newsletter, now it’s going to cost you. After four years of free access to its readers, the digital source for news, commentary and analysis about state and local government will be shifting next week to a paid subscription model. “We’re moving from a public affairs journalism organization primarily supported by seed investments and advertising to one supported mainly by your subscriptions,” publisher Madeleine Doubek emailed readers Thursday. “We started Reboot Illinois four years ago with the help of some seed funding from prominent Chicagoans who were concerned, like we were, that citizens were not getting reliable and fair reporting, in-depth analysis, or a wide range of commentary and infographics about our local and state governments in Illinois,” she wrote. “Our mission has been and remains to inform, engage and activate Illinoisans about the governments we all own.” Reboot Illinois was bankrolled in 2012 by hedge fund manager Anne Dias, founder of Aragon Global Management (and ex-wife of billionaire Ken Griffin), who hired the editorial and technology teams, and oversaw the platform’s initial digital and marketing efforts. Earlier this year Dias sold her ownership interest to AFK Media Group, a Chicago-based investor group headed by entrepreneur Anthony Knierim. Doubek said Thursday that AFK Media remains “fully behind” the mission. “From the start, Reboot Illinois was always envisioned as a self-supporting, profitable media firm and this is another step to get us closer to that goal,” she told me. (In her email to readers, Doubek noted: “In the past decade, the rates advertisers pay throughout digital media have been dropping fast. Advertising simply isn’t enough to support our work any longer.”) At the outset, subscribers will be charged $12 per month or a discounted rate of $120 a year. Current readers will be offered a 50 percent discount for the first four months, or an annual rate of $100 if they sign up before year end. In July Reboot Illinois partnered with PolitiFact, the Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking initiative launched by Poynter Institute’s Tampa Bay Times.)

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Trump, Clinton campaign teams brawl – Lynn Sweet
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/lynn-sweet-trump-clinton-campaign-teams-brawl-at-conference-on-2016-race/
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON CHICAGO TIGHTENS: 77 murders, 389 people shot in Chicago in November – Jordan Owen
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/cpd-77-murders-389-people-shot-in-chicago-in-november/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Dominance of the West washed up after a mere 25 years – Charles Krauthammer
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-america-west-superpower-obama-jihadism-perspec-1202-jm-20161201-story.html
— Our brave new feminism: ‘Pay for my birth control’ – Heather Wilhelm
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-feminists-free-birth-control-tom-price-trump-perspec-1202-20161202-story.html
— Naperville Township trustee resigns  Naperville Township Trustee Janice Anderson resigned from her position Nov. 29 after her election to the DuPage County Board. Anderson will be sworn into office as a DuPage County Board Commissioner for District 5 on Dec. 5. “It has been a pleasure to work on the behalf of the taxpayers of Naperville Township since 2013,” Anderson said in a news release, adding that the board should continue its transparency and modernization initiatives to improve local government. The township board will appoint a replacement to finish her term, which ends May 2017. The replacement needs to be a legal voter, a resident of Naperville Township for at least one year and a member of the Republican party. – Michelle Mullins
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-naperville-people-news-st-1202-20161201-story.html
— Ten seniors score perfect on ACT  Ten Naperville North High School seniors have scored the highest possible composite score, a 36, on the ACT exam. They are: Jamal Ahmed, Michael Green, Dillon Hammond, Kelvin Li, Frances McCormick, Stacey Ni, Samuel Qunell, Jakob Myers, Lillian Yuan and Vivian Yuan. – Michelle Mullins (DIERSEN: What was your ACT score?  Mine was only 24.  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always painted themselves as having perfect ACT scores.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-naperville-people-news-st-1202-20161201-story.html
— Ex-inmate Jesse Jackson Jr. calls on Obama to pardon millions of ex-inmates – Kim Janssen  (DIERSEN: What crimes have you committed?  My Democrat and RINO critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes hint/imply/argue/shout a) that the following are crimes, b) that I committed them, c) that I should convicted of them, and d) that I should serve time for them: a) opposing political affiliation discrimination, b) opposing reverse discrimination, c) opposing age discrimination, d) opposing the promotion of LGBTQ activity, e) opposing the promotion of abortion, f) opposing mass/illegal immigration, g) opposing the promotion of pot, h) opposing video gambling, h) opposing the promotion of booze, i) opposing etc.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chicagoinc/ct-jesse-jackson-jr-pardon-request-1202-chicago-inc-20161201-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Jesse Jackson Jr. is calling on President Barack Obama to issue a mass pardon of former prison inmates who have completed their sentences — a group that would include both Jackson and his wife, former Ald. Sandi Jackson. In an emotional and rambling Facebook post he made at 4 a.m. Thursday, Jackson wrote that “the great 2016 pardoning of the masses will create a resounding echo in history and will mark you as the greatest Christian president ever to serve.” He added, “Mr. President, for those Americans who have traipsed through the criminal justice system and transcended transgression by duly serving time, the outcome should be clear. An official declaration of TIME SERVED, for each and every eligible member of the American family, from the highest office of the land is the only response congruent with the redemption story of Christ. “Truly, Mr. President, with a presidential pardon equally monumental to, and greater in scope than, the Emancipation Proclamation the legacy of Barack Hussein Obama II will be one of faith, hope and love.”)

 

DAILY HERALD
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: West Chicago church housing man facing deportation told it violated city code – Jessica Cilella
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161201/news/161209829/
— HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: A celebration of diversity  ‘Gentle walk’ in Naperville to promote unity. – Marie Wison  (DIERSEN: While I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years, my Democrat superiors, Democrat supervisors, Democrat coworkers, and Democrat subordinates always celebrated when they succeeded in getting rid of federal employees who were Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161201/news/161209897/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Jobless rate plunges to 4.6 percent, employers add 178K jobs – AP  (DIERSEN: How many in you precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois have given up looking for work and why?)
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161202/EMPLOYMENT/161209967/jobless-rate-plunges-to-4-6-percent-employers-add-178k-jobs

 

DNA INFO
— Hate Crime Hotline Will Help Racism Victims Fight Back, Sheriff Dart Says  (DIERSEN: What do you say to those who give ammunition to anti-Trumps?)
https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20161201/downtown/hate-crime-hotline-cook-county-tom-dart-hate-speech-trump

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Police seeking info on woman who stole purse from video gambling parlor
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20161201/police-seeking-info-on-woman-who-stole-purse-from-video-gambling-parlor

 

QUAD CITY TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Republicans say “Rauner, GOP abandon voters.”
http://qctimes.com/news/opinion/editorial/editorial-rauner-gop-abandon-voters/article_14ad717a-5a31-50e4-8c59-f60f1a0c07a1.html

 

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— Conway: “I think the biggest piece of fake news in the election was that Donald Trump couldn’t win” referencing the widespread predictions that Trump couldn’t win the Electoral College votes he needed. – CNN  (DIERSEN: During the 1970s, my IRS critics/opponents predicted that I would not pass the CPA examination. During the 1980s, my GAO critics/opponents predicted that I would not pass the Certified Internal Auditor examination.)
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/conway-biggest-piece-of-fake-news-was-idea-trump-cant-win
— Insults fly when Trump, Clinton aides meet  Raw emotions explode on both sides – CNN
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/trump-clinton-aides-clash-over-2016-campaign

 

WAND TV
— TREASONOUS: University of Illinois Springfield Aims to Become a Sanctuary Campus – Tamara Damante
http://www.wandtv.com/story/33852396/university-of-illinois-springfield-aims-to-become-a-sanctuary-campus

 

WJBD
— Clinton, Trump Aides Angrily Clash at Election Forum – ABC News
http://www.wjbdradio.com/politics/2016/12/01/clinton-trump-aides-angrily-clash-at-election-forum

 

FOX ILLINOIS
— Dick Durbin Says Goodbye To Mark Kirk
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/dick-durbin-says-goodbye-to-mark-kirk

 

COOK COUNTY RECORD
— Palos developer’s heirs accused of ‘judge shopping’ in quest to force ex-lawyer to pay $3M for miscues – Jonathan Bilyk
http://cookcountyrecord.com/stories/511050422-palos-developer-s-heirs-accused-of-judge-shopping-in-quest-to-force-ex-lawyer-to-pay-3m-for-miscues

 

POSITIVELY NAPERVILLE
— MEET AND GREET CANDIDATES AND OTHER UPDATES EASING TOWARD 2017 CONSOLIDATED ELECTION
http://www.positivelynaperville.com/2016/12/02/meet-greet-candidates-updates-easing-toward-2017-consolidated-election/67560

 

ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE
— AFSCME SKIRTS LEGAL REQUIREMENTS TO FILE LAWSUIT AGAINST ILLINOIS IN UNION-FRIENDLY COURT – Ted Dabrowski
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/afscme-skirts-legal-requirements-to-file-lawsuit-against-illinois-in-union-friendly-court/

 

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Illegal immigrant Dreamers get help from senators for full legal status –  Stephen Dinan  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasing, treasonously, Democrats and RINOs encourage people to come to America illegally, to stay in America illegally, and to bring others to America illegally.)
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/dec/1/illegal-immigrant-dreamers-get-help-from-senators-/

 

DAILY CALLER
— OSU Terrorist Was Enrolled In Class On Diversity, Microaggressions – Blake Neff  (DIERSEN: What would Abdul Artan think of you?  Based on his demographics, his education, and his actions, Artan would certainly want to kill me.)
http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/01/osu-terrorist-was-enrolled-in-class-on-diversity-microaggressions/
(FROM THE ACTICLE: Ohio State University (OSU) attacker Abdul Artan was enrolled in a class focused on diversity and microaggressions, and was taught that Muslims were an oppressed minority just two weeks before his car-and-knife assault on his fellow students. For the fall term at OSU, Artan was taking a class titled “Crossing Identity Boundaries,” offered by OSU’s Higher Education and Student Affairs program in the education department. The class in question is dedicated to “exploring issues of diversity and inequality as well as their personal and social responsibility for building a more just university and society.” A look at the class’s syllabus reveals that much of it is simply a catalog of alleged oppression in American society. Different class days focused on topics like white privilege and racism, and the syllabus is replete with reading assignments like “Dragon ladies, snow queens, and Asian-American dykes: Reflections on race and sexuality.” In fact, just two weeks before Artan’s rampage, the class focused on the topic of religious oppression, with a particular focus on the alleged oppression of Muslims. Readings for the November 16 class included “Creating identity-safe spaces on college campuses for Muslim students,” while the Nov. 17 discussion on “Unpacking Religious Oppression” included the reading “Christian privilege: Breaking a sacred taboo.”)

 

FOX NEWS OPINION
— Liberals get hysterical over the ‘alt-right’ but we are living in their ‘alt-left’ world – Dan Gainor (DIERSEN: Ever-increasing, the “traditional media” acts as an arm of the Democrat Party.”)
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2016/12/02/liberals-get-hysterical-over-alt-right-but-are-living-in-their-alt-left-world.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The traditional media are obsessed with tying conservatives to the “alt-right.” There have been more than 50 major news network mentions this year alone as journalists try to do what they always do — paint conservatives as racist, sexist, and a few other words that end in ist. All in the name of “tolerance.”  But when it comes to the left, then they abandon that strategy. There is no alt-left. They are not alternative. Their mainstream is radical and out of the American mainstream on almost everything. This was quite obvious as liberals bemoaned the death of Fidel Castro, a man his own daughter called “a tyrant.” The Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. summed up years of devotion, recalling how, “the oppressed the world over joined Castro’s cause of fighting for freedom & liberation.” Some liberals distanced themselves from that love affair, though many have embraced left-wing dictators from Stalin to Chavez. But, the left is even worse when it comes to policy, where it shows its true colors (red). On every major issue of the day, the left is unified. Taxes. Climate. So-called “free” college. Citizens United. Transgender bathroom/locker rooms/showers. ObamaCare. In each case and thousands more, the left wants more, bigger, better-funded government. Liberals want higher taxes because they know how to spend your money better than you do — on what they want. They have turned climate science into a religion where disbelief is to be persecuted or even prosecuted.)

 

FOX NEWS CHANNEL
— Shouting Match Between Aides Erupts as Clinton Campaign Team Says Trump Gave Platform to White Supremacists, Blames FBI’s Comey and Wikileaks for Her Defeat
http://nation.foxnews.com/2016/12/02/shouting-match-between-aides-erupts-clinton-campaign-team-says-trump-gave-platform-white

 

LIFEZETTE
— Widening Rift Between Union Workers, Bosses  Organized labor chiefs increasingly abandon economic concerns in favor of liberal causes – Fred Lucas  (DIERSEN: Unions stood for me while I worked for the Post Office 1966-1969 and for IRS 1971-1980.  But unions would not do that today because I do not promote LGBTQ activity, Islam, pot, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, race based preference giving, gender based preference giving, age discrimination, political affiliation discrimination, abolition of the First and Second Amendments, gambling, booze, dependency on government, socialism, communism, totalitarianism, dictatorship, or even worse things.)
http://www.lifezette.com/polizette/widening-rift-between-union-workers-bosses/

 

NEWSMAX
— Trump at Carrier Plant: Companies Will Not Flee US ‘Without Consequences’ – Todd Beamon
http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/donald-trump-carrier-plant-mexico/2016/12/01/id/761685/
— Megyn Kelly Fields Early Offers from Rivals: Could She Go to CNN?
http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/megyn-kelly-cnn-offer/2016/12/01/id/761715/

 

TOWNHALL
— Senators Working To Make It Harder For Trump To Deport Illegal Immigrants – Matt Vespa  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs put the interests of foreign countries and their citizens ahead of the interests of America and its citizens.)
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2016/12/01/senators-are-going-to-try-to-make-it-harder-for-trump-to-deport-illegal-immigrants-n2253478

 

BREITBART
— OUTRAGEOUS: Universities Fast-track Foreign Students into 147,000 White-Collar U.S. Jobs – NEIL MUNRO
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/11/29/universities-opt-jobs-for-foreign-students/

 

GOPUSA
— Lindsey Graham wants to protect ‘Dreamers’ from deportation (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs put the interests of foreign countries and their citizens ahead of the interests of America and its citizens.)
http://www.gopusa.com/lindsey-graham-wants-to-protect-dreamers-from-deportation/
— Obama’s Failure to Enforce Federal Laws Sets Pot Industry Up for Trouble  (DIERSEN: Many, if not most, if not virtually all of my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes talk and act like they smoke pot or like they want to smoke pot legally.)
http://www.gopusa.com/obamas-failure-to-enforce-federal-laws-sets-pot-industry-up-for-trouble/
— Ford, industry blast Obama on EPA’s greenhouse regs
http://www.gopusa.com/ford-industry-blast-obama-on-epas-greenhouse-regs/

 

AMERICAN THINKER
— The Myth of Racist America – Lloyd Marcus  (DIERSEN: Government is nasty.  Politics is nasty.  Are you White?  Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, RINOs, their operatives, and their dupes have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted that were it not for my benefiting from White privilege, I never would have been able to get jobs, to buy cars, to earn college degrees, to buy real estate, to get married, to earn professional certifications, to earn a professional license, to retire, to etc.)
http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2016/12/the_myth_of_racist_america.html
— Mitt Romney should run the VA – J. Marsolo
http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2016/12/mitt_romney_should_run_the_va.html

 

AMERICAN CLARION
— Enough!: The Queer Assault on Freedom – PAUL E. SCATES
http://www.americanclarion.com/2016/12/01/enough-the-queer-assault-on-freedom-46980/

 

CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN NEWS
— IF HILLARY HAD WON
http://conservativerepublicannews.com/2016/12/01/if-hillary-had-won/

 

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Now Trump is singing Romney’s praises – ANNA GIARITELLI  (DIERSEN: Who praises others in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois?  Operatives and dupes for my critics/opponents praise my critics/opponents.)
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/now-trump-is-singing-romneys-praises/article/2608693

 

WEEKLY STANDARD
— Trump’s Chumps  The Fourth Estate, but last in the hearts of their countrymen. – ANDREW FERGUSON
http://www.weeklystandard.com/trumps-chumps/article/2005648

 

LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
— Are you ready to serve? The Trump Administration is looking for you – Morton C. Blackwell  (DIERSEN: Yes, but virtually all federal employees are Democrats, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and retaliation are rampant in the federal government, and many millions have not and will not seek a job with the federal government a) because the pay and benefits are terrible, b) because the advancement opportunities are terrible, c) because they lack required education, work experience, professional certifications, and/or professional licenses, d) because they cannot pass an employment examination, e) because they cannot pass a background investigation, f) because they cannot pass a physical examination, g) because they cannot take the demonization, denigration, and condemnation that comes with being a federal employee or federal retiree, and/or h) because they are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran and they know that the federal government discriminates against its employees who are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran. Further, non-veteran White males who are seeking a job with the federal government should be advised that with only rare exceptions, a) the longer that you are a federal employee, the less likely that private sector employers will hire you, b) your career will be wasted and you will be gotten rid of if you do not make GS-13 ($92,632) by age 25, GS-14 ($109,463) by age 30, GS-15 ($128,759) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service ($160,300) by age 40, c) you will be expected to help your superiors and supervisors get rid of their employees who are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran, and d) virtually everyone despises if not hates federal employees, former federal employees, and federal retirees.)
http://www.leadershipinstitute.org/

(FROM THE ARTICLE: Now is the time for patriotic Americans to come to the aid of their country.  Will you be one of them? On November 8th Americans voted and then held their breath.  Nothing less than the continuation of the United States as a constitutional republic hung in the balance.  After the polls closed, there emerged a result that would confound the ideologues and reassure nervous patriotic Americans:  Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. Overcoming the obstacles left by decades of disinformation from the dominant leftist news media, false indoctrination in our schools and colleges, corrosive popular entertainment, and the hidden but almost certainly widespread election fraud perpetrated by the radical left, Americans voted decisively to stop the deconstruction of the Constitution and the rule of law. But this will be a fleeting victory if qualified conservatives fail to step up and seek appointments in the Trump Administration.  Donald Trump now needs the help of conservative Americans like you.  President-elect Trump needs reinforcements from capable, principled, courageous conservatives to help him make America great again. Service in the Executive Branch of the United States Government is an honorable undertaking.  Now it is especially heroic for a principled conservative.  And the salary and benefits are substantial. More than 2 million civilians work for the Executive Branch of the United States (not including employees of the U.S. Postal Service).  This is a permanent workforce, insulated by the civil service law from the ordinary forms of discipline and accountability that promote productive achievements in the private sector. To help him manage this massive Executive Branch workforce (they are supposed to help him “take care that the laws be faithfully executed”) President-elect Trump will appoint about 4,000 civil officers and lower officials who will serve at his pleasure.  You can see that the conservative principles of leadership, competence, courage, and initiative of these 4,000 appointees will be crucial to the rehabilitation of the rule of law in the United States Government. Will you answer the call of duty and apply to serve in the Trump Administration?  Will you encourage other capable, brave, conservative Americans to seek to serve in the Trump Administration? In late 1980 and early 1981, I worked full-time in the Presidential Personnel Office of President-elect Ronald Reagan.  Then I worked for three years on President Reagan’s White House Staff. Those of us in the Reagan White House saw that where the right people are given responsibility, good things tend to happen.  A principled appointee will look for ways to implement his principles.  Those without principles will tend to do nothing unless they are told to do it.  A too centralized organization cannot achieve as much as an intelligently de-centralized one. Personnel is policy. Every Presidential political appointee has some power to make things happen.  Will you be one of them? President-elect Trump will successfully restore constitutional government if conservatives with competence, experience, and courage step up and seek appointments in the Trump Administration.  Do you have what it takes to serve the President-elect and your country well?  Will you seek an appointment? The stakes are high; if we are to keep our republic, now is the time to demonstrate the full power of conservative principles.  Are you ready for the challenge? What should you do now? Review the compilation in the Plum Book of the approximately 4,000 political positions that will be filled in the Trump Administration:  https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/GPO-PLUMBOOK-2012/pdf/GPO-PLUMBOOK-2012.pdf  After you have a good idea of the departments and job positions that fit your experience and qualifications, submit an online application through the official Presidential Transition portal at https://www.greatagain.gov/serve-america.html.  Record any reference number that the system assigns to you. Then fill out the Leadership Institute Presidential Personnel Referral Form – recommend yourself and other good conservatives who should step forward to help the President-elect succeed in restoring America to her founding principles.  This is the starting point for LI to guide you through the appointment process.  Find the form here:  https://www.conservativejobs.com/PresidentialReferral/index.cfm  My staff can provide advice on your resume, cover letter, and the Executive Branch positions that your experience is best suited for.  Email [email protected] to schedule a resume consultation (these can be by phone). You should also visit the portal set up by our friends at the Heritage Foundation so they can help you too:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc52DDZ5hEd7SmQMOInYXAxtqu8NKKbAMye16P6T04I-uDY-w/viewform. Now is the time for all good conservatives to come to the aid of their country.)

 

THE HILL
— FAA should not relax rules for first officers – CAPTAIN DAN CAREY
http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/labor/308406-faa-should-not-relax-rules-for-first-officers 

 

HUFFINGTON POST
— Donald Trump’s Presidential Texting Powers Terrify Stephen Colbert  “The only person I would trust less with that technology is Anthony Weiner.” – Lee Moran  (DIERSEN: Should I write a book about those who have worked the hardest to a) stop me from sending out GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails and b) stop everyone from reading those emails?)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/stephen-colbert-donald-trump-texts_us_58413871e4b017f37fe402f7

 

ABC NEWS
— Illinois Lawmakers Vote to Spare 2 Nuclear Plants – AP
http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/illinois-lawmakers-vote-spare-nuclear-plants-43916533

 

REUTERS
— Chicago pension bill passes Illinois House, stalls in Senate
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-chicago-pensions-idUSKBN13R069

 

CNN
— Gutierrez vows to boycott inauguration over Trump’s ‘bigotry’ – Eugene Scott  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, those who 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 BOYCOTT THOSE WHO ARE Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/02/politics/luis-gutierrez-inauguration-boycott/
— Democrats, the party who cried racist – Brett J. Talley (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats call non-Democrats racists.)
http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/01/opinions/democrats-the-party-who-cried-racist-talley/index.html

 

CNBC
— To move into the White House, Trump may have to dump DC hotel – AP
http://www.cnbc.com/2016/12/02/to-move-into-the-white-house-trump-may-have-to-dump-dc-hotel.html

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Trump’s Breezy Calls to World Leaders Leave Diplomats Aghast The president-elect’s unfiltered exchanges prompted the White House to urge him to seek the State Department’s expertise in his encounters with foreign leaders. – MARK LANDLER  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents are aghast that I put together and send out GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails without seeking their expertise. My critics/opponents a) have tremendous conflicts of interest, b) have millions if not billions of individuals, organizations, governments, and countries on their blacklists, c) reject most if not all the planks in the Republican Party platform and the Illinois Republican Party platform, d) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling, e) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, f) want to destroy whatever they cannot manipulate/dominate, f) blame me for everyone’s problems, g) have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout, and/or h) are mean, nasty, rude, and even worse things.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/01/us/politics/trumps-off-the-cuff-remarks-to-world-leaders-leave-diplomats-aghast.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump Cheered for Carrier Deal Even as Other Jobs Are Trimmed.”
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/01/business/economy/trump-carrier-pence-jobs.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Seduced and Betrayed by Donald Trump.”
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/02/opinion/seduced-and-betrayed-by-donald-trump.html
— Donald Trump’s Cabinet Choices Deepen an Age-Old Republican Rift – JEREMY W. PETERSD
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/01/us/politics/trump-cabinet.html
— Massachusetts College That Took Down American Flag Raises It Again – REUTERS
http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2016/12/02/us/02reuters-massachusetts-education-flag.html
— Egypt Is Giant Prison, Activists Banned From Travel Say – REUTERS  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents want to ban me from traveling, however, I hardly travel at all.)
http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2016/12/02/world/middleeast/02reuters-egypt-rights.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “What the Alt-Right Really Means.”
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/02/opinion/sunday/what-the-alt-right-really-means.html
— Pride but Not Much Profit in Melania Trump’s Hometown – REUTERS  (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who demonize, denigrate, and condemn my hometown of Crete.)
http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2016/12/02/world/02reuters-usa-trump-melania.html
— Trump Voter Lost Her Home to New Treasury Secretary – AP  (DIERSEN: I could argue that I lost my GAO job to Newt Gingrich.)
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/12/02/us/politics/ap-us-trump-foreclosure.html
— ‘Rigged’ or Not, Election Positions Trump to Shape Rules on How You Vote – MICHAEL WINES
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/02/us/politics/voting-rights-donald-trump.html

 

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— Donald Trump’s attorney general Jeff Sessions fought to derail gay rights conference – CHRIS SOMMERFELDT
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/trump-ag-jeff-sessions-fought-derail-gay-rights-conference-article-1.2895887

 

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Neither Trump nor voters seem serious about anything.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2016/12/01/neither-trump-nor-voters-seem-serious-about-anything/

 

USA TODAY
— White House: Obama supports registering women for military draft – Gregory Korte and Tom Vanden Brook  (DIERSEN: In 1970, when I graduated from NIU, my job search was severely harmed because potential employers considered me to be draft bait.  They did not believe that my application for a financial hardship draft deferment would be approved.)
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2016/12/01/obama-supports-registering-women-military-draft/90449708/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Gun-Sale Checks Climb Post-Election  FBI says gun-sale checks rose 14% in November from a year ago – DOUG CAMERON  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps make it clear that they are going to get rid of Trump and get rid of his supporters.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/gun-sale-checks-climb-post-election-1480614384
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s Carrier Shakedown  Workers don’t prosper when politicians force companies to make noneconomic decisions.”
http://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-carrier-shakedown-1480639199
— Facebook Looks to Harness Artificial Intelligence to Weed Out Fake News – DEEPA SEETHARAMAN  (DIERSEN: GOPUSA ILLINOIS does not use artificial intelligence to “weed out fake news.”  GOPUSA ILLINOIS uses my experience.  My experience is based on doing many things since 1948.  I base my experience 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.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-could-develop-artificial-intelligence-to-weed-out-fake-news-1480608004
— Homeowners Hit the Jackpot  Homeowners who stay put—living in the same home for 15, 20, 30 years—can pocket millions of dollars when they finally make a move. – STEFANOS CHEN (DIERSEN: My grandfather on my father’s side had 1286 Wood Street built in Crete in 1926 on land that his grandfather bought in 1864. My brother continues to live there. Zillow estimates it to be worth $122,268.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/homeowners-hit-the-jackpot-1480605189
(FROM THE THE ARTICLE: Wait long enough, though, and the peaks and valleys seem less important. In San Francisco, Ed McGuirk, 65, and his family are selling an eight-bedroom Victorian home for $6.95 million; his grandfather bought it for $30,000 in 1926. “That was a ton of money back then,” said Mr. McGuirk, a retired schoolteacher. “But now it’s skyrocketed in price.” He, along with his siblings and a cousin, are selling the roughly 5,100-square-foot home because they all live elsewhere; his aunt, the last owner, died in 2015. Unlike most homes in the area, the Queen Anne-style home still has most of its original layout, with 12-foot ceilings and grand parlors. In the basement, his grandfather’s Prohibition-era bar is still intact. Behind a mirror is a passageway that led into the front yard—presumably to make a quick escape from police, he said. He used to play in the tunnel as a child. (It has since been sealed to elude more likely raiders—neighborhood raccoons. The home was listed in September for just under $7.5 million and reduced to $6.95 million in October.)

 

FORBES
— Thanks To ‘Fight For $15’ Minimum Wage, McDonald’s Unveils Job-Replacing Self-Service Kiosks Nationwide – Ed Rensi
http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2016/11/29/thanks-to-fight-for-15-minimum-wage-mcdonalds-unveils-job-replacing-self-service-kiosks-nationwide/#64b72b21762e

 

PEW TRUSTS
— Will Small ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Defy a Trump Crackdown?  (DIERSEN: To promote sanctuary cities is to promote treason.)
http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2016/12/1/will-small-sanctuary-cities-defy-a-trump-crackdown

 

NPR
— Bitterness Overwhelms As Trump And Clinton Campaign Staffers Face-Off At Harvard- TAMARA KEITH  (DIERSEN: Did you vote for Trump?  I did.  How soon, if not already, will anti-Trumps call you a racist, a sexist, a bigot, and/or even worse things?  Are you prepared to defend yourself against anti-Trumps?)
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/12/02/504093288/bitterness-overwhelms-as-trump-and-clinton-campaign-staffers-face-off-at-harvard
— Is Trump’s Deal With Carrier A Form Of Crony Capitalism?
http://www.npr.org/2016/12/02/504042185/is-trumps-deal-with-carrier-a-form-of-crony-capitalism

 

NEWSWEEK
— GLAAD LAUNCHES ‘TRUMP ACCOUNTABILITY PROJECT’ – STAV ZIV  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs say that you are a racist, a sexist, a bigot, and even worse things if you do not promote LGBTQ activity, Islam, pot, abortion, mass/illegal immigration, race based preference giving, gender based preference giving, age discrimination, political affiliation discrimination, abolition of the First and Second Amendments, gambling, booze, dependency on government, socialism, communism, totalitarianism, dictatorship, and even worse things.)
http://www.newsweek.com/glaad-launches-trump-accountability-project-527340
(FROM THE ARTICLE: GLAAD has launched a new “Trump Accountability Project,” the nonprofit announced on Thursday. An ongoing effort, it will track the discriminatory and hateful statements and stances of President-elect Donald Trump and others selected, or being considered for, roles in his administration. Though GLAAD is an LGBTQ media advocacy organization, it will catalog not only anti-LGBTQ remarks, but also comments targeting women, immigrants, Muslims and other communities and ideas. “I think we’re in a different place. We have an LGBTQ community, among other communities, that feel that we are living in a new America,” Sarah Kate Ellis, the president and CEO of GLAAD, tells Newsweek. “We have had quite a bit of progress over the past years, and there are concerns that some of the progress is going to be rolled back.” The project is “an opportunity to shine a light on what is being said and how it could affect the progress that we’ve made.”)

 

STATESMAN
— Trump’s triumph and White privilege – Abhik Roy  (DIERSEN: Government is nasty.  Politics is nasty.  Are you White?  Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, RINOs, their operatives, and their dupes have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted that were it not for my benefiting from White privilege, I never would have been able to get jobs, to buy cars, to earn college degrees, to buy real estate, to get married, to earn professional certifications, to earn a professional license, to retire, to etc.)
http://www.thestatesman.com/opinion/trump-s-triumph-and-white-privilege-1480637077.html

 

VANITY FAIR
— BREITBART ATTACKS “UN-AMERICAN” CEREAL MAKER AS ADVERTISERS ABANDON THE “ALT-RIGHT”  The pro-Trump media outlet accuses Kellogg of serving “bigotry for breakfast.” – TINA NGUYEN
http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2016/12/breitbart-news-kelloggs-boycott
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Christies say “CHRIS CHRISTIE’S PLEAS FOR A JOB, ANY JOB, FALL ON DEAF EARS  Passed over for vice president and attorney general, it’s looking like Christie won’t be rewarded with the R.N.C., either.”
http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2016/12/chris-christie-rnc-chair

 

MONEY MAGAZINE
— The Ages When Most People Retire (Hint: Probably Too Young) Despite a severe retirement income crisis, many Americans still stop work too early. – Dan Kadlec  (DIERSEN: If Money Magazine published an article on my wife and I today, like it did in 1978, what would Money Magazine say the reasons were why I took GAO’s early retirement “offer” when I was 49 years old in 1997?  What would Money Magazine say the reasons were a) why IRS disallowed my education deductions in 1978, b) why I passed the CPA examination on my first attempt in 1979, c) why IRS never promoted me beyond GS-12, d) why I took an $18,459 (21%) pay cut in today’s dollars to transfer to GAO in 1980, e) why I passed the Certified Internal Auditor examination on my first attempt in 1981, f) why I became a licensed CPA in 1981, g) why GAO assigned me to audits of IRS for only 3 years (1986-1988), f) why GAO never promoted me beyond GS-13?, and g) why my Civil Service Retirement System pension is dramatically reduced?)
http://time.com/money/4584900/ages-people-retire-probably-too-young-early-retirement/

 

ZILLOW
— FOR SALE: 424 South West Street, Wheaton – $319,900
http://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/wheaton-il/1_fs/X1-SS1apc9gppw622z_3o1g1_sse/4445020_zpid/

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.