— Ammunition shelves bare as US gun sales continue to soar – AP
— Eviction Moratorium with Judge McClusky
— ‘Get on board or move along’: Chicago bars, restaurants start serving vaccinated only, requiring masks amid COVID-19 burst – JOSH NOEL
— GOP border hawks urge leadership to drop illegal-immigrant amnesty from $3.5T social welfare bill – Mica Soellner
— Trump says House Dems ‘dishonestly’ portrayed call to acting attorney general on election results – Dave Boyer
FOX NEWS RADIO
— Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ): Cheney & Kinzinger “Chose To Be Outside The Big Tent” (DIERSEN: Trump-haters do not tolerate those who do not hate Trump.)
— Justice Department Sues Texas Over Abbott’s Attempts To Get Control of Border Surge – RICK MORAN
ONE AMERICA NEWS NETWORK
— Minnesotans File Lawsuits After Facing Retaliation For Speaking Out Against CRT
— DECEMBER 21, 2020 FLASHBACK: The Great American Divorce? – JAY NORDLINGER (DIERSEN: I should write ab book about those who have had the most success in dividing the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Milton Township Republican Organization.)
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The country is clearly divided, though not between haves and have-nots: There are rich, poor, and in between on either side. The country is divided between “red” and “blue,” “conservative” and “liberal,” Fox and CNN, etc. We are divided not just by culture and politics, but also by geography. Those of like mind tend to live together. Americans are hived off.)
— Illinois Rental Housing Providers Welcome End of Eviction Moratorium – MARTHA ROSENBERG
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats say “62 percent of Americans favor affirmative action programs.” My critics/opponents promote Affirmative Action, that is, they reject the equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) plank in the Republican Party platform, that is, they promote political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, and age discrimination.
— Trump political groups raised $82M in first half of 2021. Led by Save America PAC, the former president’s new political outfit, the three groups have over $100 million in the bank. – ALEX ISENSTADT and MERIDITH MCGRAW
— Rep. Jim Jordan says Trump is not to blame for Capitol insurrection (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents blame me and blame my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters for all the losses that Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct have suffered since 2000.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Trump commands historic attention for an ex-president. That may hurt the GOP.” How hard will Trump-hating leaders of the following work to get rid of activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, political consultants, major donors, fundraisers, campaign managers, campaign staff members, campaign volunteers, precinct committeemen, voters, etc. who do not hate Trump: Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Milton Township Republican Organization?
NEW YORK TIMES
— Trump Raised $56 Million Online in First Half of 2021. The former president raised far more money online than any other Republican, federal records show, and more than each of the three main fund-raising arms of the Republican Party itself. – Shane Goldmacher and Rachel Shorey
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Real Republicans are pro-law enforcement. Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, Independents and Independent plants, and RINOs are anti-law enforcement.
— How Strong Is Trump’s Grip on the G.O.P.? – Ross Douthat
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Republican-haters say “Already Distorting Jan. 6, G.O.P. Now Concocts Entire Counternarrative. In the Republicans’ disinformation campaign, the arrested Capitol rioters are political prisoners and Speaker Nancy Pelosi is to blame for the attack.”
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, and RINOs use the Delta Variant to turn everyone against Republicans.
WALL STREET JOURNAL
— After Navalny, Challenging Russia’s Putin Is Getting Even Harder. Opposition leaders have been detained, media sidelined and legal rights groups forced to disband in run-up to parliamentary elections in September. – Ann M. Simmons
— Leading From The Minority – David Michels (DIERSEN: From what I see, ever-increasingly, conservatives, that is, platform Republicans like me, are in the minority in the following: Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Milton Township Republican Organization.)
— Can Affirmative Action Survive? – Nicholas Lemann (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents promote Affirmative Action, that is, they reject the equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) plank in the Republican Party platform, that is, they promote political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, and age discrimination.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats want minorities to be pot pushers.
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