December 3 Evening Edition

— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: 30 Illinois medical marijuana dispensaries issued ‘same-site’ licenses to sell weed, including 7 in Chicago;-7-in-chicago/5690215/

— Candidates file to run in DuPage primary, including for recorder’s job that may be eliminated – ALICIA FABBRE
— Asylum seekers jam US border crossings to evade Trump policy – AP–border-crossing-long-delays-20191203-story.html

— HARDCOPY EDITORIAL TITLE: Prepare to be an informed voter (DIERSEN: Reading GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails helps you be an informed voter. What do you say to those who do not want anyone to read GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails?)

— Rickert files for board chairman, creating GOP primary challenge to Lauzen Lauzen sings high praise for Rickert: ‘He has been a terrific help’ – BRENDA SCHORY

— Underwood inquires about misinformation on social media platforms Underwood, committee chairman send letter to social media companies – ALEX ORTIZ (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all information is misinformation except for the information that they put or or bless. Have my critics/opponents met with Underwood? Will they meet with underwood?

— Gun background checks are on pace to break record in 2019 – AP

— Kane County: Chris Lauzen Calling it a Career

— Bill Brady accuses Jason Plummer of making “false accusations”
— Filing deadline passes
— Four House Republicans (Batinick, Frese, McDermed, Morrison) call on Madigan to resign

— Job discrimination: 1 in 5 won’t hire Trump supporters – Paul Bedard (DIERSEN: What percent won’t hire those who are Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)

— For Chick-fil-A, a Hard Lesson Is Coming – Cal Thomas

— Msg to Chick-fil-A’s CEO: You can clear this up quickly – Chris Woodward

— Speaker at Christian university tells students to use their churches to hide illegal immigrants – Jonathan McCormick

— Progressives cite racism, sexism in Harris exit: Women of color ‘get twice the scrutiny’ – JOE CONCHA

— Workers fired from Google plan federal labor complaint – AP

— Fired Google Employees Vow Federal Labor Complaint – David Beasley
— Two Presidential Candidates (Biden and Bloomberg) Who Are The Same Age (77) … But One Seems Much Older. – Patricia Barnes

— Skills gaps in the federal workforce starting to have consequences – Eric White (DIERSEN: The Democrats who run the federal government wasted my job skills. They would not have done that if I had been a Democrat, minority, female, and/or veteran.)

— 38% Favor Banning Hate Speech Offenders From Public Office (DIERSEN: According to Trump-haters, speech that does not promote hatred against Trump is hate speech.)

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.