— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps march for illegals in Chicago.
— May Day Demonstrations Held Across Chicago Monday
— Durbin Lauds $1 Trillion Spending Plan As ‘Dramatic Victory’ – Craig Dellimore,
— Trump administration still considering how to make it easier to sue the media, Priebus says – Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
— Democrats should welcome pro-life liberals – Janet Robert (DIERSEN: If you are conservative, you are pro-life. If you are liberal, you are pro-abortion.)
— How rising political activism is changing women’s lives – Claire Altschuler (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps are doing everything that they can to make women 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.)
— Aurora named a top city in America to start a family
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats use children as cannon fodder.
— Trump fundraiser Ron Gidwitz grilled over slum-like conditions at family property – Kim Janssen
— Stifling growth in Illinois: Next step, raise the minimum wage higher than every border state’s – Editorial
— Where teenagers are hiding their drugs, according to the DEA – Christopher Ingraham
— Emanuel accepted gifts of sports tickets, travel perks last year – Bill Ruthhart
— Unanswered questions about pot – Peter Bensinger, Former Administrator, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Chicago
— Our authoritarian president – Robert Reich
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps march for illegals in Chicago.
— It’s nobody’s beeswax how much money you earn – Editorial (DIERSEN: If you are a government employee, soon or later, your critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes will know what your salary and your benefits are/were and they will use that information to hint/imply/argue/shout that you are/were overcompensated.)
— Kapos: Lisa Madigan pulls in names, cash – Shia Kapos (DIERSEN: Who will Rauner run against Lisa Madigan?)
— Is Fox reporter going too far on social media? – Robert Feder
— College of DuPage student takes seat on school’s board – Robert Sanchez
CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Kennedy attacks Pritzker as a Democratic version of Rauner – GREG HINZ
— May Day Protests Take on Anti-Trump Fervor – Paris Schutz
— Thousands Of Activists, Teachers March For May Day – David Matthews and Peter Jones
KANE COUNTY CHRONICLE
— TRAGIC: Video gaming comes to Crosstown Pub in Batavia – RENEE TOMELL
— Kankakee women’s group champions conservative ideals – Caitlin Nordahl (DIERSEN: What groups champion conservative ideals in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and in Illinois?)
BELOIT DAILY NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps rally.
— Madigan, Mautino continue patronage practice – Ruth de Jauregui (DIERSEN: In Diersen v. GAO, all of the following made it very clear that they favored patronage, political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, and retaliation: the District Court Judge Amy J. St. Eve and the U.S. Attorney for GAO Patrick Fitzgerald, U.S. Senator Peter Fitzgerald who appointed the aforesaid, and the 7th Circuit Appellate Court Justices.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Chase Reed, a Communication freshman, promotes pot in Illinois. If you promote pot in Illinois, you promote the destruction of Illinois.
STATE OF ILLINOIS
— First Lady Launches Illinois Family Connects (DIERSEN: What “level or degree of support” did your parents have when you were born? My outstanding parents had all the support that they needed form their outstanding parents, Trinity Lutheran Church in Crete, their neighbors, etc.)
(FROM THE ARTICLE: First Lady Diana Rauner is celebrating the launch of the Illinois Family Connects pilot program, a universal newborn support system. It is a home visiting program administered by the Stephenson County Health Department and available to new babies and their families. “I have seen firsthand that all families need some level or degree of support, and believe that offering every new parent a home visit to provide information, supports and resources can help every child thrive,” said First Lady Diana Rauner.)
ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— Republicans in the Illinois Senate Want to Increase the Size of Illinois Government and Your Taxes – John Biver
— Kennedy vs. Pritzker on legalizing marijuana (DIERSEN: If you promote pot in Illinois, you promote the destruction of Illinois.)
— Piety and Trump-bashing: The sheer awfulness of the White House Correspondents’ dinner
— Nancy Pelosi Prays For The Day Bush Is President Again – Amber Athey (DIERSEN: Both Bushs rejected many planks in the Republican Party platform.)
— SURRENDER: The Obama Republicans Fully Fund Planned Parenthood, Obamacare, Sanctuary Cities, Don’t Fund Trump’s Wall – BEN SHAPIRO (DIERSEN: How many Obama Republicans represent your precinct, your municipality, your township/ward, and your county?)
— The Majority of Pot Smokers Are Parents?! – LEAH GROTH (DIERSEN: In my opinion, children of pot smoking parents should have an automatic right to sue their parents for child endangerment and even worse things.)
— Legal Marijuana Stores Lead to Increases in Property Crime
— Sean Hannity hints at slander, defamation lawsuits: ‘I have a massive army’ – BRIAN FLOOD (DIERSEN: Statements that are defamatory “per se” include statements that claim that the plaintiff is incompetent in his job, trade, or profession. I should write a book about all the times that my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have hinted/implied/argued/shouted a) that I am incompetent in my jobs as the GOPUSA Illinois Editor since 2000 and as a Republican Precinct Committeeman since 1999 and b) that I was incompetent in my jobs as the TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois chairman 2005-2012, 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, an American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter board member 2001-2004, a GAO employee 1980-1997, an IRS employee 1971-1980, etc.)
— Reince Priebus is a dunderhead (and he can’t sue me for saying so) – Erik Wemple
— There’s a well-funded campus industry behind the Ann Coulter incident – Amy Binder
— Democrats won big in the new budget agreement. – Jeet Heer
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps push the immigration plank in the Democrat Party platform.