— Trump’s heir? Pence reemerges, lays groundwork for 2024 run – AP
— Illinois COVID-19 Update: IL reports 2,404 new coronavirus cases, 17 deaths. 4 more suburban mass vaccine sites to open to Illinois residents.
— GOP Governors Ignore Biden’s Latest Plea on Mask Mandates. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchison announced Tuesday that he is dropping the state’s mask mandate immediately. – Andrew Selsky
— Doctor Took Vaccine Doses From Loretto Hospital to Relative’s Home
— Schaumburg businessman Gary Rabine, supporter of Trump and conservative causes, launches bid for GOP nomination for governor – RICK PEARSON
— Lightfoot calls COVID-19 uptick ‘alarming’ | Pritzker’s public health team puts brakes on reopening plans | Biden picks Candace Jackson-Akiwumi for seat on Chicago appellate court – LISA DONOVAN
— Republicans propose plan they say will put the ‘people’ in driver’s seat for new legislative maps. The measure would allow members of the Illinois Supreme Court to appoint 16 “independent citizen commissioners” to an independent redistricting commission, state Senate Minority Leader Dan McConchie said. – Rachel Hinton
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, pot pushers push pot. To push pot on an individual, municipality, township, county, state, or country is to destroy that individual, municipality, township, county, state, or country.
— ‘Bridge Phase’ postponed as hospitalizations continue climb
CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— With rising COVID rates, Illinois won’t reopen further. State public health officials warned today that climbing hospitalizations and case counts will prevent them from greenlighting further reopening of the economy. – A.D. QUIG
SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Illinois Republicans again pitch redistricting plan, public hearings ongoing – Ben Szalinski
— Hundreds of migrants set out from Honduras, dreaming of US – AP (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs hint/imply/argue/shout at citizens of foreign countries who are minority and/or female that if they come to America, they will be given preference over citizens of America, and especially over citizens of America who are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. It is called Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion.)
— Illinois senators hear concerns over increase in opioid deaths – Ali Rasper
(FROM THE ARTICLE: DuPage County State’s Attorney Bob Berlin emphasized, if caught, drug dealers would be charged with a drug induced homicide. Berlin said that’s a class X felony. “The people who are dying in these cases are victims,” said Berlin. “They’re drug users that the drug dealers take advantage of, and that’s why I believe it’s very important to hold these dealers accountable for their actions.” Berlin stressed the importance of separating the dealer from the user. He feels educating the public on the dangers of opioid abuse could help, especially for younger Illinois residents. “Also let them know what can happen if you’re selling these drugs to someone and they die as a result of using them,” said Berlin.)
— Biden eyes tax increases to help fund up to $4 trillion in new spending – Stephen Loiaconi
— Fewer Than Half Of U.S. Adults Belong To A Religious Congregation, New Poll Shows – SCOTT NEUMAN (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who demonize me, denigrate me, and condemn me the most because I am not a member of a church, I do not attend church services, and I do not give money to a church. I would focus on those who paint themselves as being religious, conservative, and/or Republican.)
PEORIA PUBLIC RADIO
— Township Officials Appreciate Bustos’ Call For Inclusion In Aid Package – JOE DEACON
CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— Is ‘cancel culture’ a threat to freedom? Poll says 64% of Americans think so (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who focus on canceling me and canceling my GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters.)
— Banned from social media sites, Trump launches official website: https://www.45office.com/
WILLIAM J KELLY
— Rapper-turned Chicago Council Rep wants to remove “man” from Alderman
ILLINOIS FAMILY ACTION
— Illinois Polling Data Reveals Common Sense Values – Calvin Lindstrom
— Big Tech’s Masters of the Universe Fueling the Marxist Revolution and Destroying America – Robert Knight
— “Talk About Counter-Productive: Gambling As A Revenue Source”
— Biden blasted for hiding ‘border mayhem’ as surge of 1.4 million illegal immigrants projected
— Biden sides with scandal-scarred Cuomo to launch ‘war on cars’ toll plan – Dave Boyer (DIERSEN: Virtually all my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes despise if not hate American-nameplate cars.)
— Hillary Clinton slams ‘shameless’ Republican ‘gun worshipers’ – Jessica Chasmar
— Biden’s dog involved in second White House biting incident (DIERSEN: If Trump had been a dog owner, would he have been reelected?)
— Border agent: Biden opens ‘clandestine’ migrant processing operation – Paul Bedard
— President Trump Launches Website To Advance ‘America First’ Agenda
— Here’s Another Guaranteed Minimum Income Program Limited To ‘People Of Color’
— At Least 37 Illegals Positive For Covid At San Diego Convention Center
— Andrzejewski: L.A.’s Top Lifeguards Earned Nearly $400,000 Each In 2019 – WARNER TODD HUSTON
— Joe Biden’s Dog Major Involved in Second Biting Incident – JOSHUA CAPLAN (DIERSEN: If Trump had been a dog owner, would he have been reelected?)
— No Vaccine Passports Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday that he would issue an executive order forbidding local governments and businesses from requiring so-called “vaccine passports” to show proof that customers have been inoculated against the coronavirus.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: To help Dreamers is to encourage illegal immigration.
— Former Google Exec Starts Overtly Biased, ‘Progressive’ Tech Coalition – Kayla Sargent
ONE NEWS NOW
— Big Tech masters play dumb while wielding power – Robert Knight
— Illegal Migrants Explain Why They’re Coming to the US as They Cross Private Land (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs hint/imply/argue/shout at citizens of foreign countries who are minority and/or female that if they come to America, they will be given preference over citizens of America, and especially over citizens of America who are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. It is called Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion.)
— Democrats have a growing tax problem with SALT – NIV ELIS AND CRISTINA MARCOS
— Why Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders need stronger political representation. Only a seat at the decision-making table can bring about long-overdue reforms. – Jeff Le (DIERSEN: What percent of the politicians who represent you share your demographics: race, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, liberal/moderate/conservative, political affiliation, national origin, religion, employed/looking for work/retired, income level, net worth level, veteran status, present or past occupation, gun owner status, dog owner/not dog owner, and how long your ancestors have been in America?)
NEW YORK TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Republican-haters use the Atlanta Spa Shooting to promote hatred against Republicans, and especially against Republicans who are White men.
— G. Gordon Liddy, undercover operative convicted in Watergate scandal, dies at 90 – Michael Dobbs (DIERSEN: Liddy participated in GOPUSA’s 2003 and 2004 conferences in Washington, DC.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats Sue Department Of Education To Force Christian Colleges To Do More To Promote LGBTQ.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Expect that soon, if you are deemed to be an “anti-vaxxer,” Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, and RINOs will get rid of you once and for all.