July 30 Evening Edition

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Republicans pick David Olsen as replacement for Rauner ally Sandack – Mick Dumke
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/republicans-pick-replacement-for-rauner-ally-sandack/
— 18 aldermen avoid hefty property-tax hikes, 5 pay less – Tim Novak
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/watchdogs-18-aldermen-avoid-hefty-property-tax-hikes-5-pay-less/
— Ex-Rep. Lipinski drops federal lobbying after Sun-Times/BGA story – Chuck Neubauer and Sandy Bergo
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/ex-rep-lipinski-drops-federal-lobbying-after-sun-timesbga-story/
— Donald Trump attacks Muslim father’s convention speech – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/donald-trump-attacks-muslim-fathers-convention-speech/
— After Trump tweak, Democrats plant their flags – Lynn Sweet
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/sweet-after-trump-tweak-democrats-plant-their-flags/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— States’ flag-burning laws are unconstitutional, but persist anyway
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-flag-burning-laws-still-exist-20160730-story.html
— In response to father of dead Muslim soldier, Trump insists he’s made a lot of sacrifices – Kurtis Lee
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-donald-trump-muslim-soldier-response-20160730-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Whites love it when Whites hint/imply/argue/shout that Whites are racists.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chapman/ct-racism-america-hillary-trump-obama-chapman-perspec-0731-md-20160729-column.html
— Naperville aims to become restaurant ‘satellite’ to Chicago – Genevieve Bookwalter
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-naperville-new-restaurants-st-0727-20160730-story.html

 

DAILY HERALD
— COD trustee Olsen to fill Sandack’s seat – Robert Sanchez
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160730/news/160739907/
— The Trump message Bloomberg wants Republicans to hear – Editorial
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160730/discuss/160739911/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Why are so many professors moving out of Illinois? – STEVEN R. STRAHLER
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20160730/ISSUE01/307309989/why-are-so-many-professors-moving-out-of-illinois

 

WSIL TV
— Donald Trump attacks Muslim father’s convention speech – AP
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/32577743/donald-trump-attacks-muslim-fathers-convention-speech

 

SUBURBAN LIFE
— Downers Grove board member Olsen selected to replace Sandack  Also a COD board member, new state rep. will need to collect signatures for fall ballot – NATHAN LURZ
http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2016/07/30/downers-grove-board-member-olsen-selected-to-replace-sandack/a8i0kdp/

 

CATHOLIC CITIZENS
— Rauner Curtails Conscience Rights by Signing SB 1564 – Mary Anne Hackett
http://catholiccitizens.org/news/66950/gov-rauner-curtails-conscience-rights-signing-sb-1564/

 

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— State Representative David Olsen – It’s official – Kirk Allen
http://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2016/07/state-representative-david-olsen-its-official/
http://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2016/07/press-release-state-representative-david-olsen/

 

ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE
— RAUNER VETOES SEIU-BACKED BILLS THAT WOULD HAVE COST OVER $100M ANNUALLY – Heather Weiner  (DIERSEN: Rauner’s decriminalization of pot will cost non-stoners in Illinois millions if not billions of dollars annually.  Ever-increasingly, non-stoners in Illinois will have to pay for all the damage, destruction, death, and even worse things that stoners will cause in Illinois.)
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/rauner-vetoes-seiu-backed-bills-that-would-have-cost-over-100m-annually/

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— POSSESSING SMALL AMOUNTS OF MARIJUANA IN ILLINOIS WILL NO LONGER LAND YOU IN JAIL (DIERSEN: Rauner’s decriminalization of pot will cost non-stoners in Illinois millions if not billions of dollars annually.  Ever-increasingly, non-stoners in Illinois will have to pay for all the damage, destruction, death, and even worse things that stoners will cause in Illinois.)
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/07/possessing-small-amounts-of-marijuana-in-illinois-will-no-longer-land-you-in-jail.html
— REP. MORRISON: RAUNER’S MESSAGE IS RELIGIOUS BELIEFS, FREE SPEECH RIGHTS DON’T MATTER
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/07/rep-morrison-rauners-message-is-religious-beliefs-and-free-speech-rights-dont-matter.html
— PRO-LIFE ACTION LEAGUE: WE TRUSTED GOV RAUNER TO PROTECT CONSCIENCE RIGHTS
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/07/pro-life-action-league-we-trusted-gov-rauner-to-protect-conscience-rights.html

 

CAPITOL FAX
— Rauner lambasted, even called “traitor” for siding with Democrats on abortion bill
http://capitolfax.com/2016/07/30/rauner-lambasted-even-called-traitor-for-siding-with-democrats-on-abortion-bill/

 

EAGLE FORUM
— Republicans Debate: Should Women Be Drafted? – Phyllis Schlafly  (DIERSEN: Employers are extremely reluctant to hire anyone who is subject to the draft.)
http://www.eagleforum.org/publications/psr/july16.html

 

GATEWAY PUNDIT
— RNC Chair Reince Priebus: 90% of Republicans Are Now Supporting Trump, The Rest Should Get on Board – Jim Hoft
http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2016/07/rnc-chairman-reince-priebus-90-republicans/

 

NEWSMAX
— Mitt Romney: I Think Trump Could Win In November – Sandy Fitzgerald
http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/Romney-Trump-november-elections/2016/07/30/id/741336/

 

CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN NEWS
— 67 PERCENT OF FEDERAL JUDGES WILL BE DEMOCRAT BY THE END OF HILLARY’S FIRST TERM – Kent Kellar
http://conservativerepublicannews.com/2016/07/29/67-percent-of-federal-judges-will-be-democrat-by-the-end-of-hillarys-first-term/

 

WORLD NET DAILY
— NAVY TO NAME SHIP AFTER ‘GAY’ CHILD MOLESTER  Matt Barber on ‘slap in the face’ of those who served, fought, died for America
http://www.wnd.com/2016/07/navy-to-name-ship-after-gay-child-molester/

 

THE HILL
— Ballot measures explode across country — and so do their costs – Reid Wilson
http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/289461-ballot-measures-explode-across-country-and-so-do-their-costs

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Anti-Trumps say “Electoral Map Gives Donald Trump Few Places to Go.”
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/31/us/politics/donald-trump-presidential-race.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Illegals in North Carolina who use their false identifications to vote for Democrats are overjoyed.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/07/29/the-smoking-gun-proving-north-carolina-republicans-tried-to-disenfranchise-black-voters/

 

NEW YORK POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say that “white trash” is “flocking to Donald Trump.”
http://nypost.com/2016/07/30/why-white-trash-americans-are-flocking-to-donald-trump/

 

GUARDIAN
— 17 Turkish journalists charged with terror group membership  State-run news agency says those charged have been remanded in custody after hearings at Istanbul court – Chris Johnston and Josy Forsdike  (DIERSEN: To discredit me as being a journalist, my critics/opponents stress that I am not only a Republican, but that I am a Republican Precinct Committeeman.)
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jul/30/turkish-correspondent-tweets-arrests-of-42-journalists-in-turkey

 

INDEPENDANT
— Husband’s job could determine whether a marriage will end in divorce  ‘Contemporary husbands face higher risk of divorce when they do not fulfil the stereotypical breadwinner role’ – Harriet Sinclair  (DIERSEN: As Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion, otherwise known as the Democrat Party platform, increasingly succeeds in driving White men out of the workforce, more and more and more traditional marriages will end in divorce.)
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/marriage-job-relationship-husband-divorce-a7163651.html

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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