June 16 Evening Edition

NBC5
— Where Is Gov. Rauner?  There has been no public sighting of Gov. Bruce Rauner this week – Mary Ann Ahern
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/where-is-gov-rauner-428906433.html

 

CBS2
— Some Cuban-Americans Here Praise Trump Sanctions On Communist Nation
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/06/16/cuban-americans-trump-policy/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Trump: Rep. Steve Scalise ‘took a bullet for all of us’ – AP  (DIERSEN: In your precinct, in municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois, who hates Trump the most?  How strongly do the aforesaid “take out” their hatred against their Republican Precinct Committeeman/Captain?)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-congressional-baseball-shooting-20170615-story.html
— Rauner hits Madigan with TV attack ads ahead of special session – Rick Pearson  (DIERSEN: If you sought a government office or a political office, who would attack you? Those who are members of one or more of the following groups would attack me: 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 (except Bill Clinton), and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors and/or those who a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and/or the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, c) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, d) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, and/or e) are operatives or dupes for the aforesaid.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-bruce-rauner-madigan-tv-ads-special-sesssion-met-0619-20170618-story.html
— State Rep. Laura Fine, D-Glenview, criticizes Rauner’s decision to call state legislators back to Springfield – Alexandra Kukulka
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/glenview/news/ct-gla-town-hall-tl-0622-20170616-story.html
— Treat Dad to a Corvette (show) on Father’s Day – Larry Nutson  (DIERSEN: My outstanding father died suddenly in 1969 when he was 47 and I was 21. He would not have been surprised that I bought a new 1972 Corvette in 1971.  I had bought a new 1966 Pontiac Tempest Sprint in 1966, a new 1968 Oldsmobile 442 in 1967, and a new 1969 Dodge Charger SE in 1968.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/classified/automotive/ct-corvette-show-fathers-day-20170616-story.html
— Springfield, you’ve got 10 days. Do it in less. – Editorial
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-rauner-budget-special-session-madigan-edit-20170618-story.html
— Why an elected Chicago school board is still a bad idea – Editorial
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-chicago-elected-school-board-emanuel-edit-20170616-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Fathers and marriage are crucial to a strong society – Mona Charen
http://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/fathers-and-marriage-are-crucial-to-a-strong-society/

 

DAILY HERALD
— What will Bail Reform Act mean for Kane County jail? – James Fuller
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170615/news/170619319/
— Nekritz won’t run for Illinois House again in 2018 – Jake Griffin
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20170616/nekritz-wont-run-for-illinois-house-again-in-2018
— Wheaton couple, Bob and Katy Goldsborough, come forward to move historic mansion – Katlyn Smith
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20170616/wheaton-couple-come-forward-to-move-historic-mansion
— OUTSTANDING: Video gambling discussion on hold in Palatine – Bob Susnjara
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20170616/video-gambling-discussion-on-hold-in-palatine

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Trump’s Cuba travel restrictions won’t hurt Rutherford’s tour business – GREG HINZ
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170616/BLOGS02/170619906/trumps-cuba-travel-restrictions-wont-hurt-this-illinois-pols-tour

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Senate President Cullerton suggests bucking Rauner on budget – AP
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20170616/senate-president-cullerton-suggests-bucking-rauner-on-budget

 

QUINCY HERALD WHIG
— Hatred over political differences has got to stop – Editorial  (DIERSEN: In your precinct, in municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois, who hates Trump the most?  How strongly do the aforesaid “take out” their hatred against their Republican Precinct Committeeman/Captain?)
http://www.whig.com/20170616/hatred-over-political-differences-has-got-to-stop#

 

CHEROKEE TRIBUNE & LEDGER NEWS
— Batinick seeks two-year budget deal to take gubernatorial politics out of process – Greg Bishop
http://www.tribuneledgernews.com/extra/news/batinick-seeks-two-year-budget-deal-to-take-gubernatorial-politics/article_9958e80c-2a52-5ace-aec3-bf96305ed9b9.html
— Proposed GOP tax increase would continue outmigration and backfire politically, some warn – Greg Bishop
http://www.tribuneledgernews.com/extra/news/proposed-gop-tax-increase-would-continue-outmigration-and-backfire-politically/article_498dd2e5-91a3-5796-9332-1417eb3f5c4f.html

 

CHICAGO READER
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote LGBTQ activity.
https://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/EventSearch?id=landing&eventCategory=1124739

 

SAGAMON SUN
— Property tax breaks could also break Rauner, Kennedy hopes, radio host Pat Hughes says – Karen Kidd
http://sangamonsun.com/stories/511126095-property-tax-breaks-could-also-break-rauner-kennedy-hopes-radio-host-says

 

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— Stark County Sheriff upholds rule of law – Shuts down County Board Meeting – KIRK ALLEN
http://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2017/06/video-stark-county-sheriff-upholds-rule-of-law-shuts-down-county-board-meeting/

 

CAPITOL FAX
— Illinois would lose about $122 million without Powerball and Mega Millions
https://capitolfax.com/2017/06/16/illinois-would-lose-about-122-million-without-powerball-and-mega-millions/
— Luckily for Chris Kennedy signs don’t vote
https://capitolfax.com/2017/06/16/luckily-for-chris-kennedy-signs-dont-vote/

 

FOX BUSINESS
— Illinois Lawmakers to Return for Special Session to Address Budget Impasse – Joe Barrett
http://www.foxbusiness.com/features/2017/06/16/illinois-lawmakers-to-return-for-special-session-to-address-budget-impasse.html

 

GOPUSA
— TRAGIC: Only a handful of California cities still have a majority of Republican voters
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=25681

 

FEDERALIST
— Trans Is Mainstreaming Blood-Drinking And Twerking Second-Graders. Will We Ever Say ‘Enough’? – Kaeley Triller Haver
http://thefederalist.com/2017/06/16/trans-mainstreaming-blood-drinking-twerking-second-graders-will-ever-say-enough/

 

BREITBART
— Jesuit Scholar: Islamic Extremists Are the True Muslims – THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2017/06/16/jesuit-scholar-islamic-extremists-are-the-true-muslims/
— Oliver Stone: Deep State, Military-Industrial Complex, Intel Agencies Trying to Shape Policy With Leaks – JEFF POOR  (DIERSEN: Democrats “shape policy” in the federal government a) by hiring, retaining, and promoting Democrats and b) by wasting the careers of and by getting rid of federal employees who are Republican.)
http://www.breitbart.com/video/2017/06/15/oliver-stone-deep-state-military-industrial-complex-intel-agencies-trying-to-shape-policy-with-leaks/

 

DAILY CALLER
— Rasmussen: 50 Percent Of Likely Voters Give Trump The Thumbs Up – Alex Pfeiffer (DIERSEN: What percent of the voters in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois give Trump the thumps up?  From what I see, those who give Trump the thumbs down are 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 (except Bill Clinton), and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://dailycaller.com/2017/06/16/rasmussen-50-percent-of-likely-voters-give-trump-the-thumbs-up/
— Marxist Wisconsin Professor Rakes In $170,000 Per Year Teaching About Inequality And Oppression – Eric Owens
http://dailycaller.com/2017/06/13/marxist-wisconsin-professor-rakes-in-170000-per-year-teaching-about-inequality-and-oppression/

 

NATIONAL REVIEW
— Good Riddance to DAPA—but DACA Should Be Next – Editorial
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/448731/dapa-immigration-order-trump-rolls-back-obama-amnesty
— Yes, Trump May Face Credible Obstruction-of-Justice Claims – David French (DIERSEN: If I had not been denied my 7th Amendment rights in Diersen v. GAO, my Democrat GAO superiors would have faced credible obstruction-of-career claims.)
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/448715/donald-trump-obstruction-justice-robert-mueller-investigation-risk

 

POLITICO
— Scalise faced ‘imminent risk of death’ when he arrived at hospital  His doctor says the House majority whip remains in critical condition after gunshot wound, but that risk of death now ‘substantially lower.’ – RACHAEL BADE
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/06/16/scalise-remains-in-critical-condition-doctor-says-239645

 

ABC NEWS
— Illinois governor calls special session to force budget deal – AP
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/illinois-governor-calls-special-session-force-budget-deal-48062479

 

CBS NEWS
— Could Illinois be the first state to file for bankruptcy? – AIMEE PICCHI
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/could-illinois-be-the-first-state-to-file-for-bankruptcy/

 

FED SMITH
— OMB Orders Elimination of Dozens of Agency Reporting Requirements – Ian Smith  (DIERSEN: What about reports on a) progress made hiring, retaining, and promoting Democrats, and especially Democrats who are minority, female, and/or young and b) progress made getting rid of Republicans, and especially Republicans who are White, male, older, and/or non-veteran?)
https://www.fedsmith.com/2017/06/16/omb-orders-elimination-dozens-agency-reporting-requirements/

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.