December 31 Evening Edition

ABC7
— CHICAGO POLICE READY FOR NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATIONS – Will Jones
http://abc7chicago.com/news/chicago-police-ready-for-new-years-celebrations/1680872/

 

CBS2
— Chicago Police Prepare For New Year’s Eve Celebrations
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/12/31/chicago-police-prepare-for-new-years-eve-celebrations/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Texas judge halts federal transgender health protections
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-transgender-health-protections-lawsuit-20161231-story.html
— ‘Bigy,’ ‘dadbod,’ ‘post-truth’ make 2016 list of banished words
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-banned-words-20161231-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Our city, one year, 780 murders – Mary Mitchell
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/mitchell-our-city-one-year-778-murders/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Illinois, this is not the time to lose our Edge – Editorial
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161231/ISSUE07/312319998/why-letting-illinois-edge-tax-credits-expire-is-a-bad-idea

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Illinois enters 2017 with no state budget – Doug Finke
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20161231/illinois-enters-2017-with-no-state-budget

 

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRAT
— Silent march through downtown Chicago marks year of violence – AP
http://www.bnd.com/news/nation-world/national/article123972999.html

 

SUBURBAN LIFE
— Glen Ellyn, Wheaton leaders offer hopes for new year
http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2016/12/27/glen-ellyn-wheaton-leaders-offer-hopes-for-new-year/a3zouly/

 

NAPERVILLE PATCH
— Petitions to Join Naperville Reportedly Circulating in Neighboring Towns  Officials in Naperville and surrounding towns said they do not know the source of the petitions – Patrick Martin
http://patch.com/illinois/naperville/petitions-join-naperville-reportedly-circulating-neighboring-towns

 

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK
— State association employees not entitled to state pensions
https://ilnews.org/11529/state-association-employees-not-entitled-state-pensions/

 

AMERICANS FOR TRUTH ABOUT HOMOSEXUALITY
— 2016: The Year Walmart Went 100-Percent ‘Gay’  Walmart funds leftist homosexual groups and perverse LGBTQueer “pride” parades, markets “gay” products like “Heather Has Two Mommies” – Peter LaBarbera
http://americansfortruth.com/2016/12/31/2016-the-year-walmart-went-100-percent-gay/

 

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Trump ditches press pool to play golf
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/dec/31/donald-trump-ditches-press-pool-play-golf/

 

BLAZE
— Judicial Watch: Obama spent nearly $100 million of taxpayer money on travel as president – Chris Enloe
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2016/12/31/watchdog-group-obama-spent-nearly-100-million-of-taxpayer-money-on-travel-as-president/

 

AMERICAN THINKER
— How Liberal Democrats Institutionalized White Supremacy – Michael Bargo, Jr.
http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2016/12/how_liberal_democrats_institutionalized_white_supremacy.html

 

THE HILL
— Trump’s team draws target on federal regulations – TIM DEVANEY (DIERSEN: What about the Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion regulations that my Democrat superiors in the federal government used to waste my career and to force me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old?)
http://thehill.com/regulation/administration/312229-trumps-team-draws-target-on-federal-regulations
— Palin calls for Trump to leave UN – HARPER NEIDIG
https://origin-nyi.thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/312316-palin-calls-for-trump-to-leave-un

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Anthony Bourdain bashes fellow ‘privileged Eastern liberals’ for making Trump win possible – Amy B Wang  (DIERSEN: Liberals look down on just about everyone and everything, but they especially look down on those who are Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, poor, non-poor, gun owners, German Americans, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.) ancestors.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/wp/2016/12/31/anthony-bourdain-bashes-fellow-privileged-eastern-liberals-for-making-trump-win-possible/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Democratic Lawmakers Brace for Donald Trump’s Immigration Plans by Setting Aside Funds  Some municipalities set aside money to provide legal help for immigrants facing deportation – ALEJANDRO LAZO
http://www.wsj.com/articles/democratic-lawmakers-brace-for-donald-trumps-immigration-plans-by-setting-aside-funds-1483185608

 

COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE
— 9 times the media attacked Trump supporters – Washington Examiner
http://gazette.com/9-times-the-media-attacked-trump-supporters/article/feed/436232

 

PALM BEACH POST
— Live updates on Trump’s New Year’s Eve party at Mar-a-Lago – Chelsea Todaro
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/live-updates-trump-new-year-eve-party-mar-lago/3s48VIZYH9VGeeCU1hbeHL/

 

NEW YORKER
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Republicans say “GAY AMERICA’S HARROWING, HEARTENING YEAR.”
http://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/gay-americas-harrowing-heartening-year

 

NATIONAL MEMO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Why People Are Turning To Women’s Magazines For Quality Political Coverage.”
http://www.nationalmemo.com/women-magazines-political-coverage/

 

COSMOPOLITAN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “The Amazing Way Washington, D.C. Is Saying FU to Trump’s Inauguration.”
http://www.cosmopolitan.com/politics/a8551535/dc-restaurants-donating-profits-inauguration/

 

SALON
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Republicans say “Worst of 2016: Picking the year’s 10 biggest anti-LGBT foes wasn’t easy.”
http://www.salon.com/2016/12/31/worst-of-2016-picking-the-years-10-biggest-anti-lgbt-foes-wasnt-easy/

 

GUARDIAN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Donald Trump victory sparks global women’s rights marches.”
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/dec/31/donald-trump-victory-prompts-global-womens-rights-marches

 

ZILLOW
— FOR SALE: 526 South West Street, Wheaton – $499,900
http://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/wheaton-il/1_fs/X1-SS1apc9gppw622z_3o1g1_sse/4445057_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.

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