May 25 Evening Edition

— Illinois COVID-19 Update: IL reports 808 cases, 17 deaths

— Illinois Lawmakers to Hold Hearing on New Maps Proposed in Redistricting Process

— For The First Time In 60 Years, Illinois Democrats Propose New Supreme Court Districts – Dave McKinney, Tony Arnold

— Democrats want to redraw Illinois Supreme Court districts for first time in almost 60 years in effort to maintain majority – RICK PEARSON
— Schneider pushes Congress to censure Taylor Greene | Lesser-known ComEd law cost customers $600M in 7 years | George Floyd’s killing marked one year later – LISA DONOVAN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote LGBTQ.
— We’re being squeezed, Gov. Pritzker. Stop siphoning money away from towns and villages. – KEVIN WALLACE
— A law school discounts John Marshall’s positive legacy – EDITORIAL

— Democrats unveil proposed new boundaries for state Supreme Court districts, pledging ‘equal representation’ Democrats say populations shifts over the past ten years have caused large fluctuations among the existing court districts. – Rachel Hinton
— ‘Black and Brown’ unity a complicated goal after George Floyd protests in Chicago. A year after race protests in Chicago sounded calls for unity, shifting racial demographics, longstanding segregation and differing views on the role of police influence efforts to unite Black and Brown communities. – Elvia Malagón
(DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats unify minorities against Republicans.)
— House Republicans should discipline Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene after her comments about masks, Jews and the Holocaust. Rep. Brad Schneider, D-Ill., is drafting legislation to censure Greene. “It is shameful that the Republican Conference continues to let her define their party, and dangerous that they refuse to expel her.” – Lynn Sweet

— Dems release proposal for new Supreme Court district maps – SARAH MANSUR
— Time to stand up against political maps – Madeleine Doubek
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, hate-filled Republican-hating Republican-haters use George Floyd to promote hatred against Republicans.
— Abortion foes to challenge ‘culturally responsive’ teaching standards – PETER HANCOCK
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: 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.
— Illinois case positivity rate drops to lowest point during pandemic – Jake Griffin
— Schneider, Kinzinger blast Greene for latest Holocaust comparison – Russell Lissau

— Lightfoot uses race smokescreen to avoid talking about Chicago’s murder rate

— Supreme Court remap plan unveiled
— Remap roundup
— 808 new confirmed and probable cases; 17 additional deaths; 1,419 hospitalized; 350 in ICU; 2.1 percent average case positivity rate; 2.7 percent average test positivity rate; 79,485 average daily doses; 49 percent fully vaxed
— Could the primary be moved to accommodate national Dems?

— Government Seizes $90K From Rioter-Journalist Who Filmed Capitol ‘Riot’
— Leaked State Department Memo Indicates Official Support For BLM Agenda

— Stephen Moore: The Continuing Blue State Carnage From COVID Lockdowns

— Left Explodes Over 60 Minutes Story on Young People Who Regret Transitioning. “I can’t believe that I transitioned and detransitioned, including hormones and surgery, in the course of, like, less than one year. It’s completely crazy.” – Mike LaChance

— Kinzinger Says McCarthy’s Loyalty to Trump Will Cost Republicans in the Long Term – JACK CROWE

— Descendants of Black slaves object to renaming Columbus Day. “We will not stop until all the Five Civilized Tribes honor the sacrifices of their black slaves,” said Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore. – Adam Barnes

— Kinzinger calls for Marjorie Taylor Greene to be kicked out of GOP conference over Holocaust remark – BEN LEONARD

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater promotes hatred against Trump.

— To Win, Conservatives Must Admit We’re Losing – LIZ WHEELER

— NARFE’s Best Places to Retire for Federal Employees
(DIERSEN: I have been a federal retiree for almost 24 years. I should survey those who live in the following about their attitude toward federal retirees: Illinois, DuPage County, DuPage County’s 4th District, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton’s West District, and my precinct.)

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats encourage children to be LGBTQers.

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.