March 15 Evening Edition

ABC7
— JUDGE ISSUES TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST NEW TRUMP TRAVEL BAN – AP
http://abc7chicago.com/news/judge-issues-temporary-restraining-order-against-new-trump-travel-ban/1802630/
— DONALD TRUMP TWEETS BACK AFTER SNOOP DOGG AIMS GUN AT HIM IN NEW VIDEO – AP
http://abc7chicago.com/entertainment/trump-tweets-back-after-snoop-aims-gun-at-him-in-new-video/1801804/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— CPS and CTU: The War of Bad Ideas – Editorial
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-chicago-public-schools-teachers-union-strike-edit-0315-20170314-story.html
— Plan would make changing birth certificates easier for transgender people – Haley BeMiller  (DIERSEN: How successful have the Democrats been in promoting gender confusion in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois?)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-illinois-transgender-bill-met-20170315-story.html
— Democrat says letting Rauner administration cut budget like ‘handing a razor blade to a toddler’ – Monique Garcia and Haley BeMiller
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-bruce-rauner-senate-budget-hearing-met-20170315-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, members of the following groups glorify and praise immigrants: 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, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chapman/ct-immigrants-fear-trump-steve-king-bannon-chapman-perspec-0316-jm-20170315-column.html
— Sparks fly between Irvin, Guzman at Aurora mayor forum – Steve Lord
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/news/ct-abn-debate-aurora-mayor-st-0316-20170314-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Federal judge in Hawaii puts Trump travel ban on hold – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/judge-in-hawaii-puts-revised-federal-travel-ban-on-hold/amp/
— Dead heat: Most voters don’t like Rauner or Madigan, poll says – Tina Sfondeles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/madigan-edges-rauner-in-unpopularity-contest-poll-says/

 

DAILY HERALD
— DuPage sheriff’s department getting new dash cameras – Robert Sanchez
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170315/news/170319277/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Rauner job-approval rating hits record low – GREG HINZ
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170315/BLOGS02/170319927/rauner-job-approval-rating-hits-record-low
— Chicago among 30 cities to shop for $10 billion of electric cars to defy Trump – Bloomberg
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170315/NEWS02/170319932/chicago-among-30-cities-to-shop-for-10-billion-of-electric-cars-to

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— CMS not sure how many replacements needed in a strike – Doug Finke
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20170315/cms-not-sure-how-many-replacements-needed-in-strike

 

WJBC
— LaHood: GOP health care plan report shows ‘stark reality’ – Eric Stock
http://www.wjbc.com/2017/03/14/lahood-gop-health-care-plan-report-shows-stark-reality/

 

PEORIA PUBLIC RADIO
— Statehouse Rally Demands More Help for Immigrants – TOM LISI  (DIERSEN: Democrats always want Republicans to pay for everything.)
http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/statehouse-rally-demands-more-help-immigrants#stream/0

 

SUBURBAN LIFE
— District 200 board candidate harassed incumbent board member in 1980s  Thomas Hudock pleaded guilty in 1986 to telephone harassment against board member Jim Mathieson – ERIC SCHELKOPF
http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2017/03/10/district-200-board-candidate-harassed-incumbent-board-member-in-1980s/a5n0wr7/

 

DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Glen Ellyn Superintendent puts his, taxpayers’ money where his mouth is
http://dupagepolicyjournal.com/stories/511092964-glen-ellyn-superintendent-puts-his-taxpayers-money-where-his-mouth-is

 

CHICAGO CITY WIRE
— Chicago among top illegal immigrant ‘sanctuaries’ – Carol Ostrow
http://chicagocitywire.com/stories/511087796-chicago-among-top-illegal-immigrant-sanctuaries

 

SOUTH COOK NEWS
— Massive village debt weighs down Orland Park home values, longtime mayor’s re-election campaign
http://southcooknews.com/stories/511092443-massive-village-debt-weighs-down-orland-park-home-values-longtime-mayor-s-re-election-campaign

 

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK
— Senator Heather Steans, D-Chicago, hopes failure of ‘grand bargain’ spurs on bargain for taxpayers
https://ilnews.org/12566/senator-hopes-failure-grand-bargain-spurs-bargain-taxpayers/

 

ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— Legalizing Counterfeit Birth Certificates  Illinois House Committee Approves HB 1785  Falsified Birth Certificates – David E. Smith
https://illinoisfamily.org/homosexuality/legalizing-counterfeit-birth-certificates/

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— MADIGAN AND RAUNER’S APPROVAL NUMBERS DROP TO NEW LOWS
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/03/madigan-and-rauners-approval-numbers-drop-to-new-lows.html
— DUCKWORTH STAFFS UP WITH FORMER LOBBYISTS
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/03/duckworth-staffs-up-with-former-lobbyists.html
— THORNER: BE WARY OF SLICK COMPUTER SCAM ARTISTS
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/03/nancy-thorner-be-wary-of-slick-computer-scam-artists-1.html
— HOUSE APPROVES MEASURE BANNING LAWMAKER PAY RAISE
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2017/03/house-approves-measure-banning-lawmaker-pay-raise.html

 

GOPUSA
— Hiding the Media’s Disapproval Rating
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=21854
— Trump Fires Back at Rapper’s Threat
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=21873
— Michigan churches declare that they are sanctuaries for illegal aliens (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, churches paint themselves as being 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.gopusa.com/?p=21878

 

DAILY CALLER
— Pensions For Retired Federal Employees – Including Lois Lerner – Are Kept Secret – Ethan Barton  (DIERSEN: My Civil Service Retirement System pension is $50,856.  It is dramatically reduced because my Democrat superiors wasted my career and forced me to take their early retirement “offer” in 1997 when I was 49 years old.)
http://dailycaller.com/2017/03/14/pensions-for-retired-feds-including-lois-lerner-are-kept-secret/

 

BREITBART
— Obama Vs. Trump: Ex-President Returns to Radical Community Organizing to Save His Tattered Legacy – AARON KLEIN
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/03/14/obama-vs-trump-ex-president-returns-to-radical-community-organizing-to-save-his-tattering-legacy/
— Number of Swedish Children Wanting to Change Gender Doubling Each Year – VIRGINIA HALE  (DIERSEN: How successful have the Democrats been in promoting gender confusion in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois?)
http://www.breitbart.com/london/2017/03/15/swedish-children-gender-double-year/
— College Removes Scales from Gym to Avoid ‘Triggering’ Overweight Students – WARNER TODD HUSTON
http://www.breitbart.com/sports/2017/03/15/college-removes-scales-from-gym-to-avoid-triggering-overweight-students/
— Trump’s 2005 Tax Rate Much Higher Than Normal…Even for the Very, Very Wealthy – JOHN CARNEY
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/03/15/trumps-25-2005-tax-rate-much-higher-normal-even-wealthy/

 

USA TODAY
— Hijab becomes symbol of resistance, feminism in the age of Trump – Waseem Abbasi  (DIERSEN: How soon will the Democrats require all women to wear hijabs?)
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/03/15/hijab-becomes-symbol-resistance-feminism-age-trump/98475212/
— Illini Republicans’ affirmative action bake sale brews up controversy – Brianna Stone  (DIERSEN: For my superiors in the federal government, Affirmative Action was a mandate a) to give preference to their employees who were Democrat, and especially those who were minority, female, and/or younger and b) to get rid of their employees who were Republican, and especially those who were White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
http://college.usatoday.com/2017/03/15/illini-republicans-affirmative-action-bake-sale-brews-up-controversy/

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Trump responds to Snoop Dogg music video’s mock assassination of ‘Ronald Klump’ – Elahe Izadi
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/wp/2017/03/15/trump-responds-to-snoop-dogg-music-videos-mock-assassination-of-ronald-klump/

 

NEW YORK POST
— Fire the IRS chief already, Mr. President – Editorial
http://nypost.com/2017/03/13/fire-the-irs-chief-already-mr-president/

 

SEATTLE WEEKLY
— Meet the Despised and Emboldened College Republicans of UW  Once teetering on the edge of oblivion, the political club is now bigger than ever and in the spotlight. But who are they? – CASEY JAYWORK
http://www.seattleweekly.com/news/meet-the-despised-and-emboldened-college-republicans-of-uw/

 

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
— Pope Says Closing Firms Without Protecting Workers ‘Very Grave Sin’ – Reuters
https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2017-03-15/pope-says-closing-firms-without-protecting-workers-very-grave-sin

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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