January 16 Morning Edition

–Chicago shootings: 19 shot, 4 fatally, in weekend violence, CPD says

— Like “Thelma & Louise,” Biden and Schumer drive the Democrats off the cliff

— To override Kim Foxx’s failure to prosecute violent criminals, why isn’t Illinois copying Virginia?

— Joe Biden owes half of America an apology for calling them racists – David Thomas Murphy

— DeSantis uses conservative lifeline as Trump sours on him

— Trump holds first 2022 rally in Arizona as heated GOP Senate primary is underway – ADAM BREWSTER

— A Washington Post investigation suggests accounting for slavery’s influence on American life requires extensive political and chronological range. Between 1789 and 1819, even as some states ended slavery or provided for its gradual abolition, five new slave states entered the Union. – Joshua D. Rothman
(COMMENT: Soon, if not already, Democrats and RINOs will force White male Republicans to disclose a) the year that their ancestors first came to America b) where they have lived in America since then, c) etc.)

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.