December 3 Evening Edition


— Illinois COVID cases today: IL reports 7,558 new cases, 36 deaths – Sarah Schulte

— Coronavirus in Illinois: 42,559 New Cases, 182 Deaths, 380K Vaccinations Since Friday. More than 17.5 million vaccine doses have been administered in Illinois since vaccinations began.

— Patrick Daley Thompson labels move to create city’s first Asian American-majority ward ‘racism’ ‘Dividing areas or neighborhoods based on race is indeed racism,’ the Chicago City Council member representing Bridgeport says in a letter to his ‘11th Ward family.’ – Mark Brown
— COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote LGBTQ.
— Illinois COVID-19 cases spike nearly 50% in a week, 150% since last month. Coronavirus positivity rates and hospitalizations have also more than doubled over the past month during the fifth surge of the pandemic. – Mitchell Armentrout
— Battles over new state legislative map get weird and unsettling. You gotta do what you gotta do in cases like these. – Rich Miller

— Republican governor candidates attempt to use violent crime increase as path toward regaining suburban voters – RICK PEARSON
— The remap turf war is ridiculous. When will Chicago’s aldermen put voters before themselves? – EDITORIAL
— COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, Democrats use CRT, 1619, reparations, BLM, LGBTQ, etc. to promote hatred against Republicans.
— COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote abortion.

— Oral arguments to begin Tuesday in redistricting cases – PETER HANCOCK
— Feds investigating whether Itasca broke anti-discrimination laws in Haymarket decision – Katlyn Smith

— The question is can Pritzker beat anyone – Mark Cavers


— Downstate vs. Chicagoland
— Itasca probed by feds over NIMBY vote

— Black conservatives rip Barnes & Noble for hyping only ‘victimization’ books by Black authors. Woodson, Rowe call on bookseller to feature diversity of Black authors. – Valerie Richardson

— BLM’s radical Christmas wish list. Black Lives Matter wants to fundamentally transform Christmas as part of its larger war ‘to disrupt white-supremacist-capitalism’ – Justin Haskins
— Education freedom is a political winner in 2022. Time to give parents school choice. Congress now has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to supercharge school choice. – Eli Nachmany

— Suspect’s Parents Charged In Michigan School Shooting

— Blagojevich: ‘The Democrat Political Establishment Very Fearful of What I Know and What I Can Say’ – KATHERINE HAMILTON

— Bank employees in NYC told to ‘dress down’ to avoid becoming a target for crime – SARAH TAYLOR

— My Twitter Ban Proves Twitter Manipulates Its Platform to Silence Conservatives. Twitter’s ‘rules’ are purposefully ambiguous, so its technocrats can freely delete ideas they dislike while promoting those they prefer. – Tom Elliott

— Tucker Carlson: How Did Anyone Fall For Jussie Smollett’s Hate Crime Hoax? – Tyler Stone

— Woke CEOs Will Wallow in Regret After Hateful BLM Issues Demand That Could Wreck Their Companies – C. Douglas Golden

— Duke University Researchers: Farmer’s Markets and Food Charity Belong to White Supremacy Culture. “Everyone in the United States is impacted by White Supremacy Culture” – Mike LaChance

— Fox News Host Won’t Glorify Kyle Rittenhouse: ‘He’s Not A Hero Here’ – Curtis M. Wong
(COMMENT: I should write a book about those who glorify and praise, pander to, serve as operatives or dupes for, cover up the wrongdoing of, and/or give money to those who have taken adverse actions against me. They stopped me from raising funds from DuPage Republicans so that DuPage Republicans could help sponsor Wheaton’s 2021 Independence Day parade and fireworks. They gerrymandered my precinct in 2015. They ended my TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairmanship in 2012. They ended my Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee membership in 2011. They ended my Milton Township Republican Organization (MTRO) webmaster service in 2010 and 2004. They ended my Illinois Center Right Coalition (ICRC) Steering Committee membership in 2007. They almost got ICRC to censure me for my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters in 2006. They ended my bid to serve as MTRO Treasurer in 2004. They ended my American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board membership in 2004.)

— ‘She’s going to lose’: Dems brag redistricting dooms conservative Illinois freshman. First-term Rep. Mary Miller says she’s running for reelection, even though Democrats in the state legislature gutted her district and forced her to consider challenging two of her GOP colleagues. – ALLY MUTNICK and OLIVIA BEAVERS

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.