January 26 Morning Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Late-night TV hosts mock Trump for his Chicago violence tweet – Tracy Swartz
http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/chicagoinc/ct-trump-chicago-violence-tweet-20170126-story.html
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON CHICAGO TIGHTENS: Cupich likens city violence problem to Great Chicago Fire – John Byrne
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-chicago-city-council-blase-cupich-met-0126-20170125-story.html
— Trump transforms Emanuel into Mayor Zorro – John Kass  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, to be a Democrat is to give preference to citizens of foreign countries, that is, to discriminate against citizens of America.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/kass/ct-rahm-emanuel-trump-kass-0126-20170125-column.html
— HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: Hung over or not, Kraft Heinz workers will to get day off after the Super Bowl – Greg Trotter  (DIERSEN: In January of 1970, while I attended NIU, Chrysler hired me to work Mondays at its Belvedere plant to fill in for no shows.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-super-bowl-kraft-heinz-0126-biz-20170125-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump asks “Is it another Trump lie that he’ll send the feds to crack down on Chicago?”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/huppke/ct-trump-chicago-feds-huppke-20170125-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps promote anti-Trump women.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-bc-us–womens-march-protest-signs-20170126-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Gov signals support for grand bargain — we hope – Editorial
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/editorial-guv-signals-support-for-grand-bargain-we-hope/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Former aides to suburban Republicans now working for Trump – Kerry Lester
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170126/news/170129158/
— For many, Trump’s inauguration means the return of optimism – Byron York
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170126/discuss/170129281/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— What if you make less than your coworkers? – Heather Krentler  (DIERSEN: If Diersen v. GAO had gone to trial, I would have given the jury many examples of my Democrat superiors paying me less than my coworkers even though I had more job-related work experience, more job-related education, more job-related professional certifications, and a job related professional licence. My coworkers who were paid more than me were Democrats, minorities, females, and/or younger than me.)
http://www.crains.com/article/hr-confidential/hr-confidential-what-if-you-make-less-your-coworkers

 

QUAD CITY TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Rauner says “Refusing to compromise, Rauner risks a strike.”
http://qctimes.com/news/opinion/editorial/columnists/guest/guest-view-refusing-to-compromise-rauner-risks-a-strike/article_c4f7fab9-2a56-5a52-b6aa-f15068d849b2.html

 

QUAD CITIES ONLINE
— As Trump takes office, no more excuses – David Williams, President, Taxpayers Protection Alliance
http://www.qconline.com/opinion/as-trump-takes-office-no-more-excuses/article_9a258a03-5f92-5794-ae7c-2361d78a3c81.html

 

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRAT
— BEYOND TRAGIC: Metro-east spent 35 percent more money on video gaming in 2016 – CASEY BISCHEL
http://www.bnd.com/news/local/article128834194.html

 

SOUTHERN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Closing the rift in our country.”
http://thesouthern.com/news/opinion/voice-of-the-southern/voice-of-the-southern-closing-the-rift-in-our-country/article_85546ac1-0389-5f9b-8b2f-d7cecc9e416c.html

 

CHICAGO MAGAZINE
— Which Illinois Colleges Are Best for Income Equality, Mobility (and Marriage)? A new paper delves into rare data about who goes to what schools in Illinois, based on their parents’ income, and how they fared when they became adults. – WHET MOSER  (DIERSEN: How much income did your parents have when you were in grade school, in high school, and in college?)
http://www.chicagomag.com/city-life/January-2017/Illinois-Colleges-Income/

 

NPR ILLINOIS
— As Rauner Touts Accomplishments, Dems Hear ‘Alternative Facts’ – BRIAN MACKEY
http://nprillinois.org/post/rauner-touts-accomplishments-dems-hear-alternative-facts#stream/0
— Who has been hurt the most by shifts in the Illinois economy? – MAUREEN FOERTSCH MCKINNEY
http://nprillinois.org/post/illinois-issues-left-behind#stream/0

 

WIREPOINTS
— Illinois Considers New Tax Called (Are You Ready?) the ‘Business Opportunity Tax’! – Wirepoints Original – Mark Glennon
http://www.wirepoints.com/illinois-considers-new-tax-called-are-you-ready-the-business-opportunity-tax-wirepoints-original/

 

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK
— Lawmakers introduce new tax ‘for the privilege of doing business in the state’
https://ilnews.org/11852/lawmakers-introduce-new-tax-privilege-business-state/

 

ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— Let Madonna, Judd, and Cyrus Fund Planned Parenthood – Laurie Higgins
https://illinoisfamily.org/life/let-madonna-judd-and-cyrus-fund-planned-parenthood/

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN SIDES WITH ENVIRONMENTALISTS OVER STATE’S COAL MINERS
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/01/attorney-general-madigan-sides-with-environmentalists-over-states-coal-miners.html

 

FREEDOM’S JOURNAL
— UNDER REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT TRUMP, THE MEDIA REDISCOVERS ITS PURPOSE – Larry Elder (DIERSEN: The paid media’s purpose has always been a) to elect and reelect Democrats and b) to defend and advance the Democrat Party platform.)
https://freedomsjournalinstitute.org/latest-news/opinion/under-republican-president-trump-the-media-rediscovers-its-purpose/
— TRUMP DOESN’T NEED MAINSTREAM MEDIA AND THEY’RE MAD AS HELL – Raynard Jackson
https://freedomsjournalinstitute.org/latest-news/opinion/trump-doesnt-need-mainstream-media-and-theyre-mad-as-hell/

 

GOPUSA
— Who Decides Which Facts are ‘Alternative’ and Which are Real?
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=19791

 

TOWNHALL
— Networks Give 129 Times More Coverage to Women’s March on Washington Than March for Life – Leah Barkoukis
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/leahbarkoukis/2017/01/25/shocker-networks-give-129-times-more-coverage-to-womens-march-than-march-for-life-n2276803

 

FOX NEWS
— Priebus on sanctuary cities: ‘If you defy the laws of this country, you shouldn’t receive federal taxpayer dollars’
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/01/25/priebus-on-sanctuary-cities-if-defy-laws-this-country-shouldnt-receive-federal-taxpayer-dollars.html
— The Trump Wall Rises – WSJ
http://nation.foxnews.com/2017/01/26/trump-wall-rises
— Priebus: Trump’s Goal Is to Be the ‘President of the American Worker’  (DIERSEN: Are/were you an American worker?  I was 1964-1997.  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes look down on American workers. They paint themselves as being “above it all.”)
http://insider.foxnews.com/2017/01/25/reince-priebus-hannity-donald-trump-executive-orders-goals-next-steps
— O’Reilly Factor: Gun violence and resulting murders in Chicago continue to escalate
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37e0-qq8Yfc

 

DAILY CALLER
— Albright: I’m ‘Ready To Register As Muslim’ To Fight Trump – Scott Greer  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats make it clear that they are anti-American.)
http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/25/albright-im-ready-to-register-as-muslim-to-fight-trump/
— Spicer, MSNBC Reporter Kristen Welker Lock Horns At Press Briefing — ‘We’re Ending This RIGHT NOW’ – Christian Datoc  (DIERSEN: What do you say to my disgusting critics/opponents, their disgusting operatives, and their disgusting dupes who hint/imply/argue/shout that in my role as a GOPUSA reporter, I ask inappropriate questions?)
http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/25/spicer-msnbc-reporter-lock-horns-at-press-briefing-were-ending-this-right-now-video/

 

PJ MEDIA
— Trump Says the Wall Will Be Built in a Few Months
https://pjmedia.com/video/pres-trump-says-the-wall-will-be-built-in-a-few-months/

 

INDEPENDENT JOURNAL REVIEW
— Anti-Trump Protesters Block Bus & Downtown Train. How Police Handle Them Has Crowd Cheering… – JUSTEN CHARTERS
http://ijr.com/2017/01/786822-anti-trump-protesters-block-passenger-bus-downtown-train-how-police-handle-them-has-crowd-cheering/

 

ROLL CALL
— The Hill: Trump’s Ultimate Truth Squad  Presidents don’t usually get to decree what facts and figures will shape legislation – David Hawkings
http://www.rollcall.com/news/hawkings/donald-trump-facts-congress

 

POLITICO
— Trump warns Mexico: Pay for the wall or cancel the meeting – LOUIS NELSON
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/trump-mexico-border-wall-warning-234211

 

THE HILL
— Priebus: Why do taxpayer dollars go to sanctuary cities that ‘defy’ laws? – REBECCA SAVRANSKY
http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/316232-priebus-on-sanctuary-cities-you-shouldnt-get-federal-taxpayer

 

HUFFINGTON POST
— Trump Administration Absolutely Outraged Someone Would Try To Delegitimize A President  Who would do such a thing? – Amanda Terkel and J.M. Rleger  (DIERSEN: Who are lead delegitimizers in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois?  Delegitimizers hint/imply/argue/shout that they are operatives or dupes for whoever has the most religious, government, political, and/or financial clout in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois.)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-aides-birtherism_us_58877286e4b070d8cad56158

 

CNN
— Mexican President: We will not pay for the wall – Daniella Diaz  (DIERSEN: Anti-Americans side with Mexico and its citizens, millions of whom are in America, against America and against its citizens.)
http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/25/politics/mexico-president-donald-trump-enrique-pena-nieto-border-wall/index.html

 

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— Federal agencies fight administration online  Officially and behind the scenes, employees took on the President Trump in his favorite medium. – LISA LERER AND JULIE BYKOWICZ
http://www.centralmaine.com/2017/01/25/federal-agencies-fight-administration-online/

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Chicago, Convulsed by Violence, Confronts Trump’s Twitter Threat – JULIE BOSMAN
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/us/chicago-convulsed-by-violence-confronts-trumps-twitter-threat.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “Our president is a pathological liar.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/26/opinion/a-lie-by-any-other-name.html?ref=opinion
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “President Trump’s War on Women Begins.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/26/opinion/president-trumps-war-on-women-begins.html?ref=opinion
— Trump’s Impulses Now Carry the Force of the Presidency – PETER BAKERJA
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/us/politics/donald-trump-presidency.html
— It’s No Trump Tower, but White House Has ‘Beautiful’ Phones – MAGGIE HABERMANJAN
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/us/politics/president-trump-white-house.html
— George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Suddenly a Best-Seller – KIMIKO de FREYTAS-TAMURA
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/books/1984-george-orwell-donald-trump.html
— Goldman’s $285 Million Package for Gary Cohn Is Questioned – KATE KELLY
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/business/dealbook/goldman-sachs-gary-cohn-285-million-departure-package.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Why Trump can’t simply build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border with an executive order.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/why-trump-cant-simply-build-a-wall-along-the-us-mexico-border-with-an-executive-order/2017/01/25/6b49de32-e319-11e6-ba11-63c4b4fb5a63_story.html

 

GOVERNING
— Despite Not Having a Budget for 18 Months, Illinois Governor Expresses Optimism
http://www.governing.com/topics/politics/tns-rauner-illinois-state-address.html

 

FEDERAL TIMES
— How to hack a hiring freeze – Carten Cordell
http://www.federaltimes.com/articles/how-to-hack-trumps-hiring-freeze

 

MASHABLE
— Google purges nearly 200 websites in fake news crackdown – PATRICK KULP  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes hint/imply/argue/shout that articles linked in GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails are fake if they a) promote planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform and/or the Illinois Republican Party platform that they reject, b) promote the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling, and/or c) promote those who they blacklisted.)
http://mashable.com/2017/01/25/google-fake-news-publishers-purge/

 

WASHINGTON BLADE
— Log Cabin emerges as lead LGBT group in Trump era – Lou Chibbaro Jr. (DIERSEN: Who works the hardest against you?  Those who promote LGBT activity, their operatives, and their dupes work the hardest against me.)
https://www.washingtonblade.com/2017/01/25/log-cabin-emerges-lead-lgbt-group-trump-era/

 

MUSLIM MATTERS
— Everyday Trump is Signing off on an American Spring  Well within our humming metropolises and calm rural townships is a sentiment that this shift in political might is akin to a rising south, a return to an order, made natural by the lash, bullet and billy club.
http://muslimmatters.org/2017/01/26/everyday-trump-signing-off-american-spring/

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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