July 24 Morning Edition

CHRIS LADD
— Resignation letter  (DIERSEN: As the GOPUSA Illinois Editor and as a DuPage County Republican Precinct Committeeman, I anxiously await official responses to Ladd from York Township Republican Central Committee Chairman Anthony Cuzzone, DuPage County Republican Central Committee Chairman Brian Krajewski, Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider, etc.  As of 10:30 AM today, Sunday, July 24, 2016, 867 comments had been posted concerning his resignation.)
https://goplifer.com/2016/07/22/resignation-letter/
(FROM THE POSTING: Postscript – Needless to say, the response to the letter has been stunning and overwhelming. I want to express my gratitude to the people who have shared so many kind thoughts. It was my intention to reply to each of the emails I’ve received, but I was snowed under by late last night and they keep piling up. Some of the warmest regards have come from right here in suburban Chicago. When I posted this letter I was prepared to face some anger here at home from fellow Republicans. Nothing of the kind has materialized. The only official response from the local GOP so far has been support, for which I am immensely grateful. It gives me hope. We may all come out of this debacle in better condition.)

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— The truth of Donald Trump’s message: Black lives do matter – Kristen McQueary
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-cleveland-trump-rnc-black-lives-matte-police-mcqueary-perspec-0724-jm-20160722-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/zorn/ct-trump-speech-con-artist-zorn-perspec-0724-md-20160722-column.html
— When Trump vs. Clinton pits friend against friend – Mary Schmich  (DIERSEN: What can you say about your friends?  None of my friends are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/schmich/ct-trump-clinton-mary-schmich-0724-20160722-column.html
— Naperville police union leader: ‘Take your time before rushing to judgment’ – Michael Caruso, President, Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #42, Naperville (DIERSEN: The more that you do to defend and advance the Republican Party platform, the Illinois Republican Party platform, and the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling, the more harshly that you are judged by those who are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-naperville-police-letter-st-0724-20160722-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Bill Mego viciously demonizes, viciously denigrates, and viciously condemns Naperville and its residents. The more successful that you are, the more of the following that you are: Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owner, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time, the more that Mego hates you and wants others to hate you.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-mego-column-st-0724-20160722-story.html
— Donald Trump says France, others hit by terror may face ‘extreme vetting’  (DIERSEN: QUESTION: Who does not want to be vetted? ANSWER: Those who have something to hide.  Many millions do not apply for jobs with the federal government because they cannot pass a routine background investigation.  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://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-donald-trump-immigration-20160724-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Six tips for Democrats heading to convention – Editorial
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/editorial-six-tips-for-democrats-heading-to-convention/

 

DAILY HERALD
— How suburban women in politics helped blaze trail for Hillary Clinton – Kerry Lester
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160724/news/160729456/
— Trump’s takeover of the GOP is complete – Paul Green
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160724/discuss/160729548/
— Clinton, Democrats seek to paint a brighter future – Washington Post  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout that they will use government to take more and more and more money, opportunities, etc. from those who are Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors and to give that money, those opportunities, etc. to those who are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.  It is called Socialism, Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160724/news/160729454/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Trump’s running mate has a business success story of his own to tell – JOHN PLETZ
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20160723/ISSUE01/307239992/trumps-running-mate-has-a-business-success-story-of-his-own-to-tell
(FROM THE ARTICLE: You’re likely to hear plenty about the Indiana economy between now and November. Right after his religious faith and his fondness for Ronald Reagan, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s go-to talking point is his economic record. “This economy is nowhere near the best we can do,” he said at the Republican National Convention, where he was introduced as GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s running mate. “It’s just the best they can do. In Indiana, we prove every day you can build a growing economy on balanced budgets and low taxes. Indiana is a state that works.” While it’s not quite the Hoosier Miracle, Pence has some things to crow about. Since he took office in 2013, Indiana has the best job growth at 9.9 percent among its Midwestern neighbors Michigan (8.6 percent), Wisconsin (4.9 percent), Ohio (4.5 percent) and Illinois (4 percent). Nationally, job growth was 6.7 percent during that time, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Indiana’s unemployment rate is in the middle of the pack at 5 percent, compared with 4.2 percent in Wisconsin and 6.4 percent in Illinois. The question, however, is how much credit can Pence claim.)

 

QUINCY HERALD WHIG
— Trump trailing Clinton by wide margin in race for presidency – Doug Wilson  (DIERSEN: Of course, needless-to-say, “Republican” activists, candidates, party leaders, elected officials, major donors, political consultants, etc. in Illinois who really are Democrat plants, Libertarian plants, Green plants, or RINOs will use this a) to discourage everyone from helping elect Trump and b) to encourage everyone to help elect Mark Kirk and other anti-Trumps.)
http://www.whig.com/20160724/trump-trailing-clinton-by-wide-margin-in-race-for-presidency#

 

WSIL TV
— Energized white supremacists cheer Trump convention message – AP  (DIERSEN: The following will be energized by and will cheer Clinton’s convention message: individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/32515651/energized-white-supremacists-cheer-trump-convention-message

 

WQAD
— Local republicans move forward into general election following RNC – JOHNNIE JINDRICH  (DIERSEN: How much time and money will the following spend to help Trump win Illinois: the Illinois Republican Party, your Republican county party organization, and your Republican township/ward party organization?)
http://wqad.com/2016/07/23/local-republicans-move-forward-into-general-election-following-rnc/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The Rock Island Republicans will spend time and money from now until November campaigning for not only GOP nominee, Donald J. Trump, but also local candidates – such as Brandi McGuire for State Representative 72nd District and Tony McCombie for State Representative District 71. “We’re raising money,” said Jack Boccarossa, Rock Island Republican, “One of the things we’ll do is then donate that money to our candidates and help them with their expenses,” he said.)

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Area donors mostly staying away from Trump, Clinton – Tom Kacich
http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2016-07-24/tom-kacich-area-donors-mostly-staying-away-trump-clinton.html

 

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRAT
— Some local Democrats not yet in lockstep with Clinton as they head to convention – BRIAN BRUEGGEMANN
http://www.bnd.com/news/local/article91461232.html

 

ROCFORD REGISTER STAR
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Criminals applaud new laws.
http://www.rrstar.com/news/20160723/law-enforcement-officials-must-accept-cash-for-bail

 

QUAD CITY TIMES
— The GOP is Trump’s party now – Jon Alexander
http://qctimes.com/news/opinion/editorial/columnists/jon-alexander/alexander-the-gop-is-trump-s-party-now/article_e8923df9-d5dc-5095-af81-f1379393037c.html

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Buscher moves from independent to GOP, Trump – Bernard Schoenburg
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20160723/bernard-schoenburg-buscher-moves-from-independent-to-gop-trump
— Rauner, AFSCME conduct PR war while labor talks at standstill – Doug Finke
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20160723/statehouse-insider-rauner-afscme-conduct-pr-war-while-labor-talks-at-standstill

 

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Civil-rights marchers: US still needs to address inequality – AP  (DIERSEN: Who blames you for inequality?  My Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates in the federal government blamed me for inequality.  They always hinted/implied/argued/shouted that the jobs and promotions that I got should have been given to needy Democrats, to needy minorities, to needy females, to needy younger people, and to needy veterans.)
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/jul/24/civil-rights-marchers-us-still-needs-to-address-in/

 

CATHOLIC CULTURE
— JULY 14, 2016 FLASHBACK: BEYOND TRAGIC: U.S. Catholic voters lean toward Clinton, survey shows  (DIERSEN: The Democrat Party platform is extremely anti-Catholic.)
https://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=28837
(FROM THE ARTICLE: American Catholic voters lean strongly toward Hillary Clinton in this year’s presidential contest, according to a new Pew Forum survey. The Pew poll found that Clinton held a 56-39% advantage over Donald Trump among Catholic voters. That 17% margin was markedly different from the results of a similar poll in the last presidential race, when then-Senator Barack Obama was virtually even with Mitt Romney among Catholic voters in June 2012. However, Clinton’s margin among Catholic voters was entirely attributable to a huge (77-16%) advantage among Hispanic Catholics. Among white Catholics, Trump had a slight (50-46) edge. Among all voters surveyed, Pew found that Clinton had a 51-42% lead. Trump enjoyed his best results among white Evangelical voters, who gave him a massive 78-17% advantage; Clinton did best with black Protestants, who broke even more dramatically (89-8%) in her favor. Among voters who attend church services weekly, Pew found that Trump had a slight advantage: 49- 45%. But among Catholics who attend Mass weekly, Clinton led by 57-38%. When asked which questions they considered most important in the presidential campaign, Catholics provided answers that did not differ significantly from the overall national sample.)

 

BREITBART
— Elizabeth Warren to La Raza: ‘We Will Never Build Donald Trump’s Stupid Wall’ – Jeff Poor
http://www.breitbart.com/video/2016/07/23/elizabeth-warren-to-la-raza-we-will-never-build-donald-trumps-stupid-wall/

 

THE BLAZE
— Trump to ‘Haters’ Who Found RNC Speech Totalitarian: I’m ‘Running Against Hillary,’ Not ‘Rest of the World’ – Carly Hoilman
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2016/07/24/trump-to-haters-who-found-rnc-speech-totalitarian-im-running-against-hillary-not-rest-of-the-world/

 

NEWSMAX
— Priebus on Media: ‘Dividing is Profit,’ ‘No Money in Unity’  (DIERSEN: Democrats run the news media in America. Those Democrats focus on dividing those who are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors AGAINST THOSE WHO ARE Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/reince-priebus-media-division-profit/2016/07/24/id/740186/

 

AMERICAN THINKER
— Ugly racial conflict looms among California Dem rivals – Thomas Lifson
http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2016/07/ugly_racial_conflict_looms_among_california_dem_rivals.html

 

THE HILL
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Obama says “Trump’s rhetoric helping ISIS.”
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/288997-obama-trumps-rhetoric-helping-isis

 

CBS NEWS
— Donald Trump on Muslim ban “expansion,” possible Roger Ailes campaign role – Reena Flores
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/donald-trump-on-muslim-ban-expansion-possible-roger-ailes-campaign-role/

 

ABC NEWS
— Republican National Committee Plans Opposition Efforts for Philadelphia – MEGHAN KENEALLY
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/republican-national-committee-plans-opposition-efforts-philadelphia/story?id=40826418

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— FRONT PAGE: DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasing Democrats and RINOs make it clear that they want America to give up and to surrender to Mexico and to all the other foreign countries of the world that want to conquer America. Ever-increasing Democrats and RINOs make it clear that they are anti-American.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/24/us/donald-trump-wall-immigration-ranchers.html
— Why Readers See The Times as Liberal – LIZ SPAYD  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, newspapers a) promote the Democrat Party platform, the Libertarian Party platform, and Green Party platform and b) demonize, denigrate, and condemn the Republican Party platform.
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/24/public-editor/liz-spayd-the-new-york-times-public-editor.html
— Why Men Want to Marry Melanias and Raise Ivankas – JILL FILIPOVIC  (DIERSEN: Of course, needless-to-say, my critics/opponents remain furious that I got married in 1978 and that my wife and I have been happily married ever since; it contradicts their shouting that no one would marry me and that no one would stay married to me.  Virtually all of my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes a) have never been married, b) are divorced, c) had or are having major marital problems, and/or d) have spouses who earn little or no income.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/21/opinion/campaign-stops/why-men-want-to-marry-melanias-and-raise-ivankas.html
— HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: Descending the Corporate Ladder – Rob Walker  (DIERSEN: In 1997, when I was 49 years old, my Democrat GAO superiors hinted that they might let me work another 6 years until I would be eligible for regular retirement in 2003 if I agreed to be downgraded, that is, if I agreed to work for my subordinates who all were a) minority, b) female, and/or c) younger than me and/or who had a) less relevant work experience, b) less job-related education, c) fewer job-related professional certifications, and/or d) fewer job-related professional licenses than I had. My Democrat GAO superiors wanted me to serve as example of how Democrats screw Republicans, and of how the especially screw Republicans who are White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.  My Democrat GAO superiors wanted me to serve as an example of how Democrat employers screw their Republican employees just like Jim Thompson and Jim Edgar screwed their Democrat employees.)    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/24/jobs/climbing-down-the-corporate-ladder-without-alarming-your-boss.html
— What You Think You Know About Money, but Don’t, Can Hurt You – JEFF SOMMER  (DIERSEN: What do you know about money?  I earned a lot more about money a) when I started taking graduate finance courses at IIT in 1992 and earned a master’s degree in financial markets and trading from IIT in 1997 and b) while I worked for GAO on audits of federal financial industry regulators 1990-1997.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/24/your-money/what-you-think-you-know-about-money-but-dont-can-hurt-you.html
— The Incalculable Value of Finding a Job You Love – ROBERT H. FRANK  (DIERSEN: Were it not for my love of GAO’s mission, I never would have been able to withstand for almost 18 years the tremendous efforts of my Democrat GAO superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates to get rid of me.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/24/upshot/first-rule-of-the-job-hunt-find-something-you-love-to-do.html

 

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— Donald Trump brags about bringing in voters. He doesn’t mention the ones he might be chasing away – David Lauter  (DIERSEN: QUESTION: What kind of voters does Trump chase away?  ANSWER: Those who will forever be anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors. How many of these forever anti-Trumps are in Illinois, in your county, in your township/ward, in your municipality, and your precinct?)
http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-gop-voter-tradeoff-20160721-snap-story.html
— President Obama says Tim Kaine is a ‘progressive fighter’ – Michael A. Memoli  (DIERSEN: Who are the conservative fighters in Illinois, in your county, in your township/ward, and in your municipality?)
http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/trailguide/la-na-trailguide-updates-president-obama-tim-kaine-a-1469284315-htmlstory.html

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Democrats for Secret Donors  The party that wants to expose conservatives wants a reprieve. – Editorial
http://www.wsj.com/articles/democrats-for-secret-donors-1469227634

 

USA TODAY
— America’s factory towns stop the bleeding – Paul Davidson  (DIERSEN: Chicago Heights used to be a successful factory town.  My father worked in the office of a chemical plant there 1941-1969.  I washed dishes for the minimum wage in the basement of the S.S. Kresges there 1964-1966.  I chipped slag for Thrall Car there during the summer of 1966. I pumped gasoline for John’s Sinclair there during the summer of 1966.  I worked for Firestone Stores there full-time 1970-1971 and part-time 1971-1972. I bought my 1969 Dodge Charger SE there in 1968.  I bought my 1972 Corvette there in 1971.
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2016/07/24/americas-factory-towns-stop-bleeding/87450256/

 

RASMUSSEN REPORTS
— White House Watch: Trump 43%, Clinton 42%
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/elections/election_2016/white_house_watch

 

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.