May 14 Evening Edition

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “U.S. government ‘under assault’ by Trump after Comey firing.”
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump asks “How can Americans support Trump?”


— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “U.S. government ‘under assault’ by Trump after Comey firing.”
— Alt-right’s Richard Spencer leads torch-bearing protesters defending Confederate statue – Laura Vozzella


— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats always oppose efforts to fight voter fraud.
— When politics invades your workplace – Deena Shanker  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always promoted patronage. 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.)


— Jobless giving up, so are rest of Illinois residents – Editorial


— Wehrli, House beseech Senate to find budget compromise – Caitlin Nordahl


— Tax abatement transparency bill gains unanimous Senate approval – Ruth de Jauregui
— ‘Absurd’ math used to calculate ‘Comeback Agenda,’ financial pro says – Karen Kidd


— Monday hearing scheduled to determine if Mautino’s campaign committee should be fined – Greg Bishop


— Liberal outrage culture teeters on the brink – Jennifer Harper


— Meet college president who won’t tolerate ‘snowflake rebellions’ – Greg Corombos


— Kellyanne Conway blames negative coverage on ‘sexist’ and ‘Trumpist’ media – Kristine Phillips


— Grads’ job outlook strong  Anecdotal evidence, surveys indicate plethora of positions – Lisa Green  (DIERSEN: How strong was the job outlook when you graduated?  When I graduated from NIU in August of 1970 with a bachelor’s degree in management, potential employers viewed me as being draft bait.  They did not believe that my application for a financial hardship draft deferment would be granted.)


— Pa. school districts struggle to hire minority teachers – MICHAEL P. BUFFER  (DIERSEN: Because all the jobs that I held in the federal government were so bad, my superiors always struggled to hire and to retain qualified Democrats, minorities, females, younger people, and veterans.)

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.