June 5 Morning Edition

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Trump vows to do whatever is necessary to protect U.S. – AP  (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps do not want America to discriminate against those whose who want to turn America into their motherland or to destroy America.)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/after-london-attacks-trump-blasts-political-correctness-on-twitter/
— 5 dead, 25 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/6-shot-across-chicago-since-friday-evening/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Those who promote amnesty promote U visas.
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/chicago-suburban-police-routinely-block-immigrant-crime-victims-efforts-to-obtain-u-visas-the-watchdogs/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Emanuel urges Chicagoans to drink beer.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-rahm-emanuel-podcast-20170605-story.html
— Hillary Clinton blames America first – Jonah Goldberg  (DIERSEN: I should write a book about my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes.  They blame me for their problems, they blame me for your problems, they blame me for my problems, and they blame me for everyone’s problems. They are professional scapegoaters.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-hillary-clinton-lost-excuses-20170605-column.html
— Raise your daughter to become a confident leader – Sonia Thompson  (DIERSEN: If you seek a government office or a political office, sooner or later, your critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes will paint what you did while you were in grade school, in high school, and in college as negatively as they can.  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes would stress that I did yard work and delivered newspapers 1962-1964; washed dishes 1964-1966; cleaned golf shoes, chipped slag, and pumped gasoline in 1966; delivered mail 1966-1969; and worked on an automobile assemble line and as a security guard in 1970.  They would hint/imply/argue/shout that my having those jobs showed that I have no leadership potential.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/success/inc/tca-raise-your-daughter-to-become-a-confident-leader-20170526-story.html
— It’s tough being black in America. But don’t pity me. – Dahleen Glanton  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted a) that instead of me, the Post Office should have hired a Black in 1966, b) that the Post Office should gotten rid of me much sooner than it did so that a Black could have my job, c) that instead of me, IRS should have hired a Black in 1971, d) that instead of me, IRS should have promoted Blacks in 1972, 1973, and 1974, e) that instead of me, GAO should have hired a Black in 1980, f) that instead of me, GAO should have promoted a Black in 1986, and g) that GAO should have gotten rid of me much sooner than it did so that a Black could have my job and my preferred corner office.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/glanton/ct-racism-america-glanton-met-20170604-column.html

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Harvard accepts, then rejects 10 incoming students after they shared offensive memes
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/national/258871157-story

 

DAILY HERALD
— Suburban police support law, but are insulted by language; Quinn’s painting; Noland sues for pay; A challenge for Drury – Kerry Lester (DuPage Edition, page 11)
http://e-edition.dailyherald.com/launch.aspx?eid=1e1522d8-2d26-4909-aef1-f0fa226cf892
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Mary Landreth is happy that there were “no politicians” in Wheaton’s Memorial Day parade. “Politicians” is code for Republicans. QUESTION: Which individuals, organizations, companies, and governments a) do not want politicians, that is, Republicans, in Wheaton’s Independence Day parades and/or b) do not want politicians, that is, Republicans, to help sponsor the parade? ANSWER: Those that are 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 for a long time.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20170605/what-could-be-better-than-patriotic-parade
— Can off-hours political activism get you in trouble at work? – Jena McGregor  (DIERSEN: Because I have always been a Republican, were it not for federal civil service protections, a) the Post Office would NOT have hired me in 1966 or let me work there for almost 3 years, b) IRS would NOT have hired me in 1971 or let me work there for almost 9 years, c) IRS would NOT have promoted me in 1972, 1973, or 1974, d) GAO would NOT have hired me in 1980 or let me work there for almost 18 years, and e) GAO would NOT have promoted me in 1986.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/business/20170604/can-off-hours-political-activism-get-you-in-trouble-at-work

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Because the Chicago Sun-Times does such a good job promoting the Democrat Party platform, Democrats will assure that only Democrats own the paper.
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170605/NEWS06/170609949

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— A formula for discord – Editorial
http://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2017-06-05/formula-discord.html

 

BELLEVILLE NEWS DEMOCRAT
— A deadly weekend in St. Louis leaves 10 people confirmed dead, several others injured – DANA RIECK
http://www.bnd.com/news/local/article154381104.html

 

NIU
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: NIU increases its efforts to crank out “good little Democrats.” QUESTION: Which employers want to hire “good little Democrats?” ANSWER: Employers that are 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 for a long time.)
http://newsroom.niu.edu/2017/06/05/fighting-back-against-injustice/

 

ROCK ISLAND TODAY
— Democratic ‘conspiracy’ not so far-fetched after all, Swanson says
http://rockislandtoday.com/stories/511123132-democratic-conspiracy-not-so-far-fetched-after-all-swanson-says

 

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Breen blames ‘petty’ partisanship for move to restrict Medicaid managed care – Caitlin Nordahl
http://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511122680-breen-blames-petty-partisanship-for-move-to-restrict-medicaid-managed-care
— Nybo rues reversal of some charter school panel authority – Zachary Lewis
http://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511122660-nybo-rues-reversal-of-some-charter-school-panel-authority

 

SANGAMON SUN
— Rauner ad describes Democrats’ ‘stunning failure’ on budget – Caitlin Nordahl
http://sangamonsun.com/stories/511122654-rauner-ad-describes-democrats-stunning-failure-on-budget

 

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— Illinois Local Governments own more than 270,000 vehicles – John Kraft  (DIERSEN: What vehicles do you own?  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes stress that I own six cars: 1972 Chevy Corvette, 1996 Ford Thunderbird LX, 2003 Chevy Cavalier LS, 2005 Chevy Corvette, 2013 Dodge Charger R/T Max, and 2016 Ford Mustang.  The vehicles that you own say more about you than anything that you can say about yourself.)
http://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2017/06/illinois-local-governments-own-more-than-270000-vehicles/

 

ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE
— HB 40: Keep The Pressure On Gov. Rauner – David E. Smith
https://illinoisfamily.org/life/keep-pressure-gov-rauner/

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— THORNER/INGOLD: TRUMP REJECTS ROBBING PETER TO PAY PAUL
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/06/thorneringold-trump-rejects-robbing-peter-to-pay-paul.html

 

GOPUSA
— Susan Rice comes out to say we have to accept terrorists
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=25299
— London’s Muslim mayor has ‘better things to do’ than respond to Trump  (DIERSEN: Islam is more like a political party or a country without borders than a religion.)
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=25325
(FROM THE ARTICLE: “Donald Trump’s ignorant view of Islam could make both of our countries less safe – it risks alienating mainstream Muslims around the world and plays into the hands of extremists. Donald Trump and those around him think that Western liberal values are incompatible with mainstream Islam – London has proved him wrong.” – Mayor Sadiq Khan, May 2016)
— British PM: Too much tolerance of extremism in our country
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=25288
— Trump: This bloodshed must end, this bloodshed will end
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=25319
— Examples of fake news? How much time you got?  (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, except the news that they put out, all news is fake, a distraction, unimportant, stale, and/or worse things.  My critics/opponents want to manipulate you, if not dominate you.)
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=25295

 

DAILY CALLER
— Theresa May’s Answer To Terror: Restrict The Internet – Scott Greer  (DIERSEN: Since 2000, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have blamed me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails for all losses that Republicans have suffered in Illinois, and especially all losses that Republicans have suffered in DuPage County, in Milton Township, in Glen Ellyn, and in Wheaton.
http://dailycaller.com/2017/06/04/theresa-mays-answer-to-terror-restrict-the-internet/

 

NEWS BUSTERS
— NPR Uses ‘Far Right’ to Label Texas Freedom Caucus – Tim Graham  (DIERSEN: What do your critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes negatively label you as?  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes negatively label me as a Trump supporter, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, old, rich, gun owner, German American, draft avoider, someone who was baptized, raised, confirmed as a Missouri Synod Lutheran, someone whose ancestors have been in America for a long time, retired federal employee, former union member, childless, pet-less, American nameplate car owner, non-churchgoer, and even worse things. Based on the aforesaid, they constructively label me as being a religious hypocrite, a patriotic coward, a hater, a White supremist, a racist, a sexist, a bigot, and even worse things.)
http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/tim-graham/2017/06/05/npr-uses-far-right-label-texas-freedom-caucus-and-racist-nuts

 

POLITICO
— Putin denies having compromising information on Trump – REBECCA MORIN (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always ascribed bad judgment and evil motive to everything that say or do and to everything that I do not say or do not do.  Of course, they hint/imply/argue/shout that the only reason why I put GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails together and send them out is to unethically get and spread compromising information on good individuals, on good organizations, on good companies, on good governments, on good activists, on good candidates, on good elected officials, on good party leaders, on good major donors, on good political consultants, on good etc.  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes are 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 they 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.politico.com/story/2017/06/04/putin-trump-russia-megyn-kelly-239121

 

WASHINGTON POST
— White House formally backs plan to send 30,000 federal workers to private corporation – Ashley Halsey III and John Wagner
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/white-house-formally-backs-plan-to-send-30000-federal-workers-to-private-corporation/2017/06/05/b8ce5546-4987-11e7-9669-250d0b15f83b_story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The White House on Monday will formally endorse a plan to spin off more than 30,000 federal workers into a private nonprofit corporation, separating the nation’s air traffic controllers and those who work on a $36 billion modernization program from the Federal Aviation Administration. The Trump administration proposal, which will be presented at the White House later Monday, essentially is an endorsement of a plan that failed to gain sufficient traction in Congress last year.)

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— As Seats Go Unfilled on Federal Panels, Businesses Face Uncertainty – Brent Kendall  (DIERSEN: 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.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/as-seats-go-unfilled-on-federal-panels-businesses-face-uncertainty-1496589147
— Analysts With Industry Experience Might Be Better Watchdogs  Study finds evidence that such analysts are more likely to challenge CEOs and earnings manipulation – Jeff Brown  (DIERSEN: Democrats run GAO. Democrats run IRS. GAO audits IRS. In 1980, after working for IRS for almost 9 years, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 levels, currently $79,563-$90,173, I transferred to GAO.  Needless-to-say, the Democrats who run GAO and who ran IRS did not want me, a Republican, to be assigned to audits of IRS.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/analysts-with-industry-experience-might-be-better-watchdogs-1496628300
— Five Common Mistakes People Make When Paying for College – Chana R. Schoenberger  (DIERSEN: Did you expect your parents to pay for your college education?  I did not.  My outstanding parents never attended college.  My father fought type 1 diabetes from age 14, was the first of his ancestors to earn a high school diploma, worked in the office of a chemical plant, almost always worked second jobs to pay the family’s bills, and did not buy a new car until he was 45 and it was a bottom of the line 2-door Chevy.  My mother never attended high school.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/five-common-mistakes-people-make-when-paying-for-college-1496628841
— The Diminishing Returns of a College Degree  In the mid-1970s, far less than 1% of taxi drivers were graduates. By 2010 more than 15% were. – Richard Vedder and Justin Strehle  (DIERSEN: If I had not earned a bachelor’s degree in management in 1970, Firestone Stores would not have offered me a job in 1970 and Oldsmobile and IRS would not have offered me jobs in 1971.  If I had not been taking graduate business classes, IRS would not have promoted me in 1972, 1973, or 1974. If I had not earned an MBA in 1976, if I had not been taking graduate accounting classes, and if I had not passed the CPA examination in 1979, GAO would not have offered me a job in 1980.  If I had not earned a master’s degree in accounting in 1980, if I had not passed the Certified Internal Auditor examination in 1981, if I had not become a licensed CPA in 1981, and if I had not earned a master’s degree in financial markets and trading in 1997, GAO would not have promoted me in 1986 and GAO would have gotten rid of me much sooner than it did.)
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-diminishing-returns-of-a-college-degree-1496605241

 

USA TODAY
— Millennials start kids’ college funds earlier than Baby Boomers did – Susan Tompor (DIERSEN: Did you expect your parents to pay for your college education?  I did not.  My outstanding parents never attended college.  My father fought type 1 diabetes from age 14, was the first of his ancestors to earn a high school diploma, worked in the office of a chemical plant, almost always worked second jobs to pay the family’s bills, and did not buy a new car until he was 45 and it was a bottom of the line 2-door Chevy.  My mother never attended high school.)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/columnist/tompor/2017/06/04/529-college-savings-student-loans/102381050/

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.