January 27 Evening Edition

ABC7
— CPD SUPT. ON DONOR LIST FOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANT
http://abc7chicago.com/news/cpd-supt-on-donor-list-for-kidney-transplant/1723661/
— RAUNER: MOTION TO STOP STATE EMPLOYEE PAYCHECKS IS ‘DISAPPOINTING’ – Charles Thomas

http://abc7chicago.com/news/rauner-motion-to-stop-state-employee-paychecks-is-disappointing/1724187/
— RAUNER VETOES BILL ON OVERTIME PAY FOR HOME-CARE WORKERS – AP
http://abc7chicago.com/news/rauner-vetoes-bill-on-overtime-pay-for-home-care-workers/1724744/

 

NBC5
— Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Says He Needs Kidney Transplant  Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Johnson felt light-headed at the press conference but “did not lose consciousness” – Mary Ann Ahern
http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Chicago-Police-Supt-Eddie-Johnson-Needs-Kidney-Transplant-Report-411998685.html
— Rauner ‘Disappointed’ by AG Madigan’s Push to Stop Workers’ Pay  “I am deeply disappointed, very upset about this court filing that Attorney General Madigan has made in St. Clair County seeking to block state employee pay,” Rauner told reporters Friday. – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Rauner-Disappointed-by-Madigans-Push-to-Stop-Workers-Pay-411984035.html

 

CBS2
— Rauner Questions AG Madigan’s Maneuver To Halt State Workers’ Pay

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/01/27/rauner-questions-ag-madigans-maneuver-to-halt-state-workers-pay/
— Panel In Chicago Examines Trump’s Contentious Relationship With The Media – Dana Kozlov
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/01/26/panel-in-chicago-examines-trumps-contentious-relationship-with-the-media/

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Melania Trump appears on cover of Vanity Fair Mexico’s Feb. issue
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/232134889-story

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Police Supt. Eddie Johnson falls ill at news conference – Fran Spielman
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/police-supt-eddie-johnson-falls-ill-at-news-conference/
— Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson needs kidney transplant – Fran Spielman and Frank Main
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/chicago-police-supt-eddie-johnson-needs-kidney-transplant/
— Supt. Johnson was expecting kidney transplant within weeks – Michael Sneed
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/sneed-supt-johnson-was-expecting-kidney-transplant-within-weeks/
— Rauner vows all legal options to continue state worker pay – Tina Sfondeles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/rauner-vows-all-legal-options-to-continue-state-worker-pay/amp/
— Trump inherits clemency bid from ex-‘Apprentice’ contestant Blago – Jon Seidel
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/trump-inherits-clemency-bid-from-ex-apprentice-contestant-blago/
— Sandi Jackson: Jesse Jr.’s ‘innuendo’-laced subpoenas harassment – Tina Sfondeles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/sandi-jackson-jesse-jr-s-innuendo-laced-subpoenas-harassment/amp/
— The most violent police beat in Chicago – Sam Charles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/the-watchdogs-the-most-violent-police-beat-in-chicago/
— Lisa Madigan’s move could bring an end to budget standoff – Mark Brown
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/brown-lisa-madigans-move-could-bring-an-end-to-budget-standoff/
— A top Claypool aide at CPS resigns amid residency questions – Lauren FitzPatrick
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/a-top-claypool-aide-at-cps-resigns-amid-residency-questions/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs side with Mexico against America. Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs side with the citizens of Mexico against the citizens of America.
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/20-percent-tax-on-mexican-goods-consumers-likely-would-pay-more/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Kneel before the Khan of Illinois, or suffer pain – John Kass
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/kass/ct-madigan-democrats-kass-0129-20170127-column.html
— March for Life: Pence speaks as abortion opponents rally in shadow of Washington monument
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-march-for-life-mike-pence-20170127-story.html
— Trump signs new vetting measures for refugees aimed at keeping out terrorists
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-trump-refugee-order-20170127-story.html
— Rauner questions Lisa Madigan move to maybe halt state payroll – Kim Geiger and Monique Garcia
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-bruce-rauner-chamber-speech-met-0128-20170127-story.html
— Report highlights school funding gaps between rich and poor districts – Sarah Freishtat  (DIERSEN: My outstanding parents helped Crete-Monee School District 201-U (http://www.cm201u.org/) deal with its funding gap during the 1950s and 1960s by sending my brother and I to Trinity Lutheran Grade School in Crete and then to Hope Lutheran Grade School in Park Forest to stay with the Missouri Synod.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/news/ct-abn-aurora-university-illinois-education-st-0126-20170126-story.html
— Local economy slows, and lawmakers aren’t helping – Robert Reed
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/columnists/ct-illinois-economy-budget-woes-robert-reed-0129-biz-20170127-column.html
— How Trump — and Congress — should deal with the dreamers – Editorial  (DIERSEN: The more that is given to Dreamers, a) the more children who will be brought into America illegally, b) the more people who will come to America illegally, and c) the more people who will stay in America illegally.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-daca-trump-dreamers-immigration-edit-0130-jm-20170127-story.html
— Rich White Men: The type of candidate Democrats love to hate – Kristen McQueary

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-democrats-illinois-hypocrisy-wealthy-candidates-perspec-xxx-20170127-story.html
— Teens in Facebook Live attack indicted, lawyers call case ‘sensationalized’ – Steve Schmadeke
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-facebook-live-attack-court-met-20170127-story.html
— Attorney general’s office: Move to stop state payroll has ‘everyone unhappy’ – Kim Geiger and Monique Garcia
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-bruce-rauner-chamber-speech-met-0128-20170127-story.html
— Melania Trump’s Vanity Fair Mexico cover is, well, awkwardly timed – Emily Heil
http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/style/ct-melania-trump-vanity-fair-mexico-cover-20170127-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Chicago Tribune sides with Michael Madigan against Scott Drury.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-michael-madigan-scott-drury-clock-story.html
— Sell the Thompson Center: Cash out and let new owners reimagine or demolish it – Editorial
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-thompson-center-rauner-loop-architecture-chicago-edit-0129-jm-20170127-story.html
— Federal dollars help fund Naperville cultural, historical initiatives – Erin Hegarty
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-naper-settlement-federal-funding-st-0127-20170127-story.html

 

DAILY HERALD
— Where’s promised legislation to end unfair, absurd remap rules? – Editorial
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170127/discuss/170128983/
— How Kane County plans to spend $2.9 million budget surplus – James Fuller
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170127/news/170128939/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Lisa Madigan, what took you so long? – Greg Hinz
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170127/BLOGS02/170129853/lisa-madigan-what-took-you-so-long
— Could 13 beds be this hospital system’s lucky number? – KRISTEN SCHORSCH  (DIERSEN: One could compare and contrast this facility with Butterfly Garden in Wheaton.)
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170127/NEWS03/170129855/could-13-beds-be-this-hospital-systems-lucky-number

 

WTTW
— Women’s March Inspires Trump Taxes March Chicago – Kristen Thometz
http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2017/01/26/women-s-march-inspires-trump-taxes-march-chicago
— AG Madigan Files Motion to Stop State Workers’ Pay Until Budget Passed – Amanda Vinicky
http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2017/01/27/ag-madigan-files-motion-stop-state-workers-pay-until-budget-passed

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Rauner ‘disappointed, upset’ over move to stop state worker pay  (DIERSEN: While I worked for GAO 1980-1997, the agency got rid of about half its employees.  The Democrats who ran the agency used every option they had a) to keep their employees who were Democrat, minority, female, younger, and/or veteran and b) to get rid of their employees who were Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20170127/rauner-disappointed-upset-over-move-to-stop-state-worker-pay

 

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— Trump says US will prioritize Christian refugees  President signs action keep out radical Islamists – CNN
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/trump-says-us-will-prioritize-christian-refugees/646423301
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say only “36% approve of Trump’s job performance” and that 44% disapprove. How many of the 44% are in America illegally?
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/poll-36-approve-of-trumps-job-performance/646151771
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trump Rep. Kinzinger Says “President Trump’s Voter Fraud Claims Undermine the Constitution” and Calls for Trump to Produce Evidence to Support Voter Fraud Claims.
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/rep-kinzinger-says-president-trumps-voter-fraud-claims-undermine-the-constitution/646407260

 

NORTHERN PUBLIC RADIO
— Illinois Lawmaker Will Guzzardi Pushes For Free Tuition At State Universities – TOM LISI  (DIERSEN: Ultimately, nothing is “free.”  Ultimately, someone has to pay for it.)
http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-lawmaker-pushes-free-tuition-state-universities

 

WSIL TV
— Businesses worry about proposed “opportunity tax” – Roni LeForge  (DIERSEN: What is next?  Will precincts, municipalities, townships/wards, counties, states, and countries charge “opportunity taxes” to live and/or work in their jurisdictions? How will the amount of the tax be determined?  Democrats and RINOs would want members of the following groups to pay much higher taxes: those who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34347837/businesses-worry-about-proposed-opportunity-tax

 

SOUTHERN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Women’s March was Carbondale’s largest demonstration in decades.”
http://thesouthern.com/news/local/communities/carbondale/women-s-march-was-carbondale-s-largest-demonstration-in-decades/article_a058815f-6717-5a5a-a4a4-7d8b9fa6c6b5.html

 

CHICAGO MAGAZINE
— The Next Big Stage Where Trump Can Bash Chicago? Wait ’til Next Month  Rahm should be ready when Trump makes his first major State of the Union-like address. – Carol Felsenthal
http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/Felsenthal-Files/January-2017/Trump-Speech/

 

DNA INFO
— Weekly Anti-Trump Protests The New (Traffic Snarling) Normal Downtown – David Matthews
https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170125/downtown/resist-trump-tuesdays-protest-president-womens-march

 

ROBERT FEDER
— Roger Simon says: It’s time to retire  (DIERSEN: In September of 1997, when I was 49 years old, my Democrat GAO superiors succeeded in forcing me to retire.  SEE: Diersen v. GAO at
https://gopillinois.com/documents/  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois side with my GAO superiors against me.)
http://www.robertfeder.com/2017/01/26/robservations-simon-says-time-retire/

 

CONGRESSMAN HULTGREN
— VIDEO: Marching for Life!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YC3HTrCHpoA&feature=youtu.be
— VIDEO: No Taxpayer Should Be Forced to Pay for Abortion
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T25nx49qUEI

 

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— How Rauner’s wish list has fared in the General Assembly
http://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511077381-how-rauner-s-wish-list-has-fared-in-the-general-assembly

 

STATE REPTESENTATIVE SCOTT DRURY
— After not voting for Michael J. Madigan for Speaker of the House, this is what has happened: I did not receive a committee chairmanship;
I lost my Vice Chairman position on the Judiciary-Criminal Committee; I was removed from the Judiciary-Criminal Committee; and What can only be described as petty, the day after the Speaker vote, Speaker Madigan’s staff provided Democratic caucus  members with an engraved clock as a gift — I did not get one. The message: “Represent the public at your own risk.” (DIERSEN: Generally, those with lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout punish those who do not pander to them, those who do not serve as one of their operatives, those who do not serve as one of their dupes, and/or those who do not give them money.  Who gets punished in your municipality, in your township/ward, and in your county?)
https://www.facebook.com/druryforillinois/posts/1268426489911666

 

ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE
— ILLINOIS SENATE BUDGET PROPOSAL WEAK ON CONSOLIDATION  Instead of giving Illinois residents the power to initiate referendums on local government consolidation, Senate Bill 3 vests this power in government officials, who have a vested interest in maintaining the status quo. – Mindy Ruckman
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/illinois-senate-budget-proposal-weak-on-consolidation/

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— ILLINOIS CONGRESSMAN PARTICIPATES IN WASHINGTON DC MARCH FOR LIFE
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/illinois-congressman-participates-in-washington-dc-march-for-life.html
— DEBATED TAX HIKE BILL ALSO PROPOSES DOUBLING ILLINOIS’ GAMBLING CASINO LICENSES
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/debated-tax-hike-bill-also-proposes-doubling-illinois-gambling-casino-licenses-.html
— STATE REP. DAVE MCSWEENEY ON POTENTIAL TAX INCREASES.
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/state-rep-dave-mcsweeney-on-potential-tax-increases.html
— TRUMP AND PENCE LEND SUPPORT TO FRIDAY’S MARCH FOR LIFE
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/trump-and-pence-lend-support-to-fridays-march-for-life.html
— MADIGAN’S EFFORT TO PAUSE STATE EMPLOYEE PAYCHECKS CRITICIZED BY GOP LAWMAKER AND UNION
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/madigans-effort-to-pause-state-employee-paychecks-criticized-by-gop-lawmaker-and-union.html
— LAWMAKERS INTRODUCE NEW TAX ‘FOR THE PRIVILEGE OF DOING BUSINESS IN THE STATE’
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/lawmakers-introduce-new-tax-for-the-privilege-of-doing-business-in-the-state.html

 

NEWSMAX
— Experts: Law Allows Congress to Toss Obama Regs Going Back to ’09 – Jeffrey Rodack  (DIERSEN: Will Trump toss Obama’s regulation that condemned my 1996 Ford Thunderbird LX V-8 as being a clunker?)
http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/Law-Overturn-Obama-Regulations/2017/01/27/id/770736/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trump Rep. Adam Kinzinger says “Voter Fraud Claim Undermines Election, Constitution.”
http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/Adam-Kinzinger-Voter-Fraud-Claim/2017/01/27/id/770773/

 

TOWNHALL
— Trump to Those Marching For Life: You Have My Full Support – Katie Pavlich
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2017/01/27/trump-to-those-marching-for-life-you-have-my-full-support-n2277657

 

GOPUSA
— Emanuel: Big talk: We’re gonna stay a sanctuary city!
http://www.gopusa.com/big-talk-were-gonna-stay-a-sanctuary-city/
— Chicago: 6 shot at vigil for homicide victim; 7 others around the city
http://www.gopusa.com/chicago-6-shot-at-vigil-for-homicide-victim-7-others-around-the-city/
— Trump: Hey media, you hear about this big pro-life march?
http://www.gopusa.com/trump-hey-media-you-hear-about-this-big-pro-life-march/?omhide=true
— Heritage: Need evidence of voter fraud? We got it
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=19872
— Tucker Carlson nearly doubles Megyn Kelly’s ratings
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=19858
— Obama’s Disgraceful Departure
http://www.gopusa.com/obamas-disgraceful-departure/
— San Bernardino massacre yields 2nd immigration fraud conviction
http://www.gopusa.com/san-bernardino-massacre-yields-2nd-immigration-fraud-conviction/
— Biased Media Calls Trump Insecure
http://www.gopusa.com/biased-media-calls-trump-insecure/

 

AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE UNION
— Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to Deliver Remarks at CPAC 2017
http://conservative.org/wisconsin-governor-scott-walker-to-deliver-remarks-at-cpac-2017/

 

BLAZE
— ‘Gayborhood’ bars in Philly ordered to undergo bias training — and ultra-liberal mayor explains why – Dave Urbanski
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/01/27/gayborhood-bars-in-philly-ordered-to-undergo-bias-training-and-ultra-liberal-mayor-explains-why/

 

FOX NEWS
— Trump to Hannity: ‘Much of the Media Is Very Dishonest … It’s Fake News’ (DIERSEN: Virtually all of the news media exists a) to elect and to reelect Democrats and b) to defend and advance the Democrat Party platform.)
http://insider.foxnews.com/2017/01/26/president-donald-trump-sits-down-sean-hannity-white-house-exclusive-interview

 

DAILY CALLER
— White House Thanks People For Coming To March For Life — Twitter Blows A Gasket – Christian Datoc
http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/27/white-house-thanks-people-for-coming-to-march-for-life-twitter-blows-a-gasket/
— ‘I’m A Mother, A Wife, And A Catholic’: Kellyanne Conway Addresses March For Life – Katie Frates
http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/27/im-a-mother-a-wife-and-a-catholic-kellyanne-conway-addresses-march-for-life/
— Libs Who Want To Move To Canada Blocked By Its Strict Immigration Policies – Luke Rosiak
http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/26/libs-who-want-to-move-to-canada-blocked-by-its-strict-immigration-policies/

 

WORLD NET DAILY
— SECRET REFUGEE NETWORK ‘FREAKING OUT’ OVER TRUMP REFORMS  ‘Thousands have plane tickets to America and nowhere to go’ – LEO HOHMANN
http://www.wnd.com/2017/01/secret-refugee-network-freaking-out-over-trump-reforms/

 

ABA JOURNAL
— Tweeters defying Trump administration on official agency accounts could be prosecuted – STEPHANIE FRANCIS WARD  (DIERSEN: Far too many federal employees talk and act like they are employees of the Democrat Party.  The aforesaid focus on harming Republicans, and especially Republicans who are Protestant, conservative, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/tweeters_defying_trump_administration_on_official_agency_accounts_could_be_

 

NATIONAL REVIEW
— Stop Telling Us How to Be Patriotic – DAVID HARSANYI (DIERSEN: Those who are anti-Trump, 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 TELL US THAT IT IS PATROTIC TO BE anti-Trump, 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.)
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/444307/presidential-inaugurations-defining-patriotism

 

THE HILL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s hiring freeze breaks faith with America’s veterans.” GAO hired me in 1980 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, younger person, or veteran who would take the job.  IRS hired me in 1971 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job.  The Post Office hired me in 1966 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job.
http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/the-administration/316467-trumps-hiring-freeze-breaks-faith-with-americas
— Trump signs order to vet refugees – KATIE BO WILLIAMS AND LISA HAGEN
http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/316599-trump-signs-order-to-vet-refugees
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, the WSJ sides with Mexico against America.  Ever-increasingly, the WSJ sides with the citizens of Mexico against the citizens of America.
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/316460-wall-street-journal-trumps-treatment-of-mexico-is-amateur-hour

 

POLITICO
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps want Trump to pander to Mexico.
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/trump-mexico-border-wall-warning-234211
— Trump orders rebuilding of military
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/trump-rebuild-military-executive-action-234288
— Trump signs executive order for stricter vetting to keep out ‘radical Islamic terrorists’ – NAHAL TOOSI
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/trump-executive-order-immigration-vetting-terrorists-234290

 

CNN
— Trump signs executive action to keep out ‘radical Islamic terrorists’ – Dan Merica
http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/27/politics/trump-plans-to-sign-executive-action-on-refugees-extreme-vetting/index.html
— On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Trump slams door on refugees – Mark Hetfield
http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/27/opinions/trump-slams-door-on-refugees-opinion-hetfield/

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— In Iran, Shock and Bewilderment Over Trump Visa Crackdown – THOMAS ERDBRINK and JEFFREY GETTLEMAN
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/world/middleeast/trump-visa-muslim-ban.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Trump executive order calls for temporarily halting all refugee admissions and blocking all entries from 7 Muslim-majority countries
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/01/27/trump-executive-order-calls-for-temporarily-halting-all-refugee-admissions-and-blocking-all-entries-from-7-muslim-majority-countries/

 

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— President Trump attacks ‘disgusting’ Madonna in Fox News chat with Sean Hannity – KATE FELDMAN
http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/trump-blasts-madonna-disgusting-women-march-speech-article-1.2956886

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Trump’s Foreign-Policy Flurry Sets Allies on Edge  President schedules weekend phone calls with Russian, German and French leaders – CAROL E. LEE, ANTON TROIANOVSKI and PETER NICHOLAS
http://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-foreign-policy-flurry-sets-allies-on-edge-1485566263
— Donald Trump Signs Actions on Immigration Vetting, Military  Measure is designed to keep ‘radical Islamic terrorists’ out of the U.S. – DAMIAN PALETTA and PAUL SONNE
http://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-is-signing-executive-orders-on-military-rebuilding-immigration-vetting-1485554165
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s First Week: Governing Without a Script.  The new president seems to be running his administration much like he ran his company and campaign, eager to weigh in on every issue and willing to make last-minute calls.”
http://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-first-week-governing-without-a-script-1485544924
— Trump’s Efforts to Control Communication Sparks Backlash  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents do not only want to control my communication, they want to control all communication.)
http://www.wsj.com/video/trump-efforts-to-control-communication-sparks-backlash/1F2B60B0-D1E3-489E-B856-08F95991BA7B.html?mod=djemTEW_h

 

USA TODAY
— OUTSTANDING: First ‘sanctuary city’ Miami-Dade caves to Trump demands – Alan Gomez
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/01/26/first-sanctuary-city-caves-donald-trump-demands/97111048/

 

NPR
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump Refugee Ban Clashes With Faith-Based Groups’ Religious Missions.”  But Islam is more like a political party or a country without borders than a religion.
http://www.npr.org/2017/01/27/511997346/trump-refugee-ban-clashes-with-faith-based-groups-religious-missions

 

PBS
— The stigma of being young, black and Republican – KAMARIA ROBERTS (DIERSEN: Yes, but what about the stigma of being a Trump supporter, Protestant, conservative, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/stigma-young-black-republican/

 

AMERICAN PROSPECT
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats and the Democrat Party platform promote poverty.
http://prospect.org/article/it%e2%80%99s-poverty-stupid-not-trump%e2%80%99s-imagined-carnage

 

NEW REPUBLIC
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump Is Already Betraying the White Working Class.”
https://newrepublic.com/article/140164/trump-already-betraying-white-working-class
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump and the Republicans Are on a Suicide Mission Together.”
https://newrepublic.com/article/140169/trump-republicans-suicide-mission-together

 

FED SMITH
— Trump Plans to Cut EPA Workforce by as Much as 50% – Ian Smith  (DIERSEN: When started working for GAO in 1980, it had about 6,600 employees.  When my Democrat GAO superiors succeeded in forcing me to retire in 1997, it had about than 3,300 employees.)
http://www.fedsmith.com/2017/01/27/trump-plans-to-cut-epa-workforce-by-as-much-as-50/

 

FEDERAL NEWS RADIO
— Lawmakers want Trump to exempt VA, veterans from hiring freeze – Eric White  (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps want Trump to exempt members of the following groups from the hiring freeze: those who are anti-Trump, 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 for a long time.  Members of the aforesaid groups want to be federal employees so that they can use the power of the federal government to get rid of those who are Trump supporters, 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://federalnewsradio.com/federal-headlines/2017/01/congressional-members-want-trump-to-exempt-va-and-veterans-from-hiring-freeze/

 

GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE
— White House Throws Weight Behind Cutting Feds’ Retirement, Health Benefits – Eric Katz  (DIERSEN: Of course, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes are overjoyed about this.  They have always viciously denigrated me, viciously demonized me, and viciously condemned me as being over-compensated by the federal government.  They despise, if not hate, federal employees and federal retirees.)
http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2017/01/white-house-throws-weight-behind-cutting-feds-retirement-health-benefits/134906/

 

RIGHT WING WATCH
— Sandy Rios: Feminists ‘Live In Filth’ – Robert Mainville
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/sandy-rios-feminists-live-in-filth/

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.