May 27 Morning Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Gerrymandering heads to the U.S. Supreme Court. Will Madigan map-making survive? – Editorial
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-gerrymander-supreme-court-wisconsin-edit-0528-jm-20170527-story.html
— Chicago’s teen birth rate further declines to historic low – Leonor Vivanco
http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/health/ct-chicago-teen-birth-rates-decline-met-20170526-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Corvette Grand Sport will lead “500” field – Jeff Taylor
http://chicago.suntimes.com/autos/corvette-grand-sport-will-lead-500-field/

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Rauner, lawmakers will most likely not pass budget for 3rd straight year – Mike Flannery
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/local/257298691-story

 

DAILY HERALD
— Straight From the Source: Chicago violence follows student to Elgin – Mary Abbott
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170526/news/170529129/

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Senate approves workers’ comp changes – Doug Finke
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20170526/senate-approves-workers-comp-changes

 

OUR QUAD CITIES
— Lawmakers to remain in Springfield over Memorial Day weekend  It may be a holiday weekend, but Illinois Lawmakers will be working – Gretta Patrick
http://www.ourquadcities.com/news/lawmakers-to-remain-in-springfield-over-memorial-day-weekend/723748233

 

JOURNAL GAZETTE TIMES COURIER
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Rauners say “Rauner faces uncertain future in next election.”
http://jg-tc.com/news/rauner-faces-uncertain-future-in-next-election/article_9cc8d04c-a481-5893-82c1-e461bf7b1f3b.html

 

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR
— Pritzker, Democratic candidate for governor, picks up support in Peoria – Pam Adams
http://www.pjstar.com/news/20170526/pritzker-democratic-candidate-for-governor-picks-up-support-in-peoria

 

ALTON DAILY NEWS
— House Nearing Session End With No Budget – Greg Bishop
http://altondailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=244912#.WSlMd2jyuM8
— Minority Unemployment High in Illinois – Benjamin Yount  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted a) that instead of me, the Post Office should have hired a minority in 1966, b) that the Post Office should gotten rid of me much sooner than it did so that a minority could have my job, c) that instead of me, IRS should have hired a minority in 1971, d) that instead of me, IRS should have promoted minorities in 1972, 1973, and 1974, e) that instead of me, GAO should have hired a minority in 1980, f) that instead of me, GAO should have promoted a minority in 1986, and g) that GAO should have gotten rid of me much sooner than it did so that a minority could have my job and my preferred corner office.)
http://altondailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=244858#.WSlMt2jyuM8

 

ENEWS PARK FOREST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: The anti-Trump Senator Durbin says “Trumpcare Would Inflame Opioid Crisis in DuPage County.”
https://enewspf.com/2017/05/26/senator-durbin-trumpcare-inflame-opioid-crisis-dupage-county/

 

NPR ILLINOIS
— Senate Passes Workers’ Compensation Bills — Most Republicans Reject It – BRIAN MACKEY
http://nprillinois.org/post/senate-passes-workers-compensation-bills-most-republicans-reject-it#stream/0

 

WSIL TV
— Bickering over state budget picks up as deadline looms – Brandon Richard
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/35529150/bickering-over-state-budget-picks-up-as-deadline-looms
— Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack – AP
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/35530998/islamic-state-claims-responsibility-for-egypt-attack

 

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK
— Illinois House off Saturday with end-of-month budget deadline looming – Greg Bishop
https://www.ilnews.org/news/state_politics/illinois-house-off-saturday-with-end-of-month-budget-deadline/article_8ada2f1e-4227-11e7-ba3b-cf91dcac9017.html
— State’s leading manufacturers’ group urges governor to veto work comp bills characterized as fake reforms – Greg Bishop
https://www.ilnews.org/news/state_politics/state-s-leading-manufacturers-group-urges-governor-to-veto-work/article_5bb8ef7a-424c-11e7-a9b2-c7a82f2c3dbc.html

 

SOUTH COOK NEWS
— Rauner says end run around Madigan only way forward for Illinois – Caitlin Nordahl
http://southcooknews.com/stories/511120787-rauner-says-end-run-around-madigan-only-way-forward-for-illinois

 

ILLINOIS FAMILY INSTITUTE
— Birth Certificates and the Cultural Extinction of Biological Sex – Laurie Higgins
https://illinoisfamily.org/homosexuality/birth-certificates-cultural-extinction-biological-sex/

 

GOPUSA
— Stoners lose right to 4-20 party in Denver
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=24817

 

THE BLAZE
— Students demand firing of college professor who objected to event that kicks white people off campus – Tre Goins-Phillips
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/05/26/students-demand-firing-of-college-professor-who-objected-to-event-that-kicks-white-people-off-campus/

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— The Problem Isn’t Food Stamps, It’s Poverty – Editorial  (DIERSEN: Many hint/imply/argue/shout that government should be the employer of “last resort.” My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted a) that instead of me, the Post Office should have hired a poor person in 1966, b) that the Post Office should gotten rid of me much sooner than it did so that a poor person could have my job, c) that instead of me, IRS should have hired a poor person in 1971, d) that instead of me, IRS should have promoted poor people in 1972, 1973, and 1974, e) that instead of me, GAO should have hired a poor person in 1980, f) that instead of me, GAO should have promoted a poor person in 1986, and g) that GAO should have gotten rid of me much sooner than it did so that a poor person could have my job and my preferred corner office.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/26/opinion/trump-budget-food-stamps-wages.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Hillary Clinton’s remarkably aggressive anti-Trump speech, annotated – Peter Holley and Amber Phillips
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/05/26/hillary-clintons-remarkably-aggressive-anti-trump-speech-annotated/
— How today’s college students infantilize themselves – Valerie Strauss  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats use students as cannon fodder.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/05/27/how-todays-college-students-infantilize-themselves/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Illinois’s ‘Privilege Tax’ Proposal Forgets Citizens’ Right to Leave  The state can’t even pass a budget, but it wants to put a new 20% levy on fees to financial professionals. – Kristina Rasmussen
https://www.wsj.com/articles/illinoiss-privilege-tax-proposal-forgets-citizens-right-to-leave-1495834522
— HARDCOPY ARTICLE HEADLINE: Fox News Star Hannity Stands Firm Amid Criticism – Joe Flint
https://www.wsj.com/articles/sean-hannity-loses-some-advertisers-after-advancing-conspiracy-theory-1495757644
— Does Facebook Make Us Unhappy and Unhealthy?  A look at new research covering thousands of adults – Susan Pinker
https://www.wsj.com/articles/does-facebook-make-us-unhappy-and-unhealthy-1495729227

 

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW
— Study: Employers Are Less Likely to Hire a Woman Who Wears a Headscarf – Sarah Green Carmichael  (DIERSEN: From what I see, employers are far less likely to hire those who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders (except Bill Clinton), and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://hbr.org/2017/05/study-employers-are-less-likely-to-hire-a-woman-who-wears-a-headscarf

 

THE ATLANTIC
— The Tough-Love Approach to Career Guidance – ELISHA BROWN  (DIERSEN: In retrospect, with benefit of hindsight, what career advice, if you had taken it, would have helped you move up the ladder?  For me, that advice includes, become a veteran, become a Democrat, paint yourself as being a yes-man, and help your superiors get rid of their employees who are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/05/tough-love-career-guidance/528318/

 

HAMILTON SPECTATOR
— Corvette sets the pace for Indy 500 – Tom Jansen
https://www.pressreader.com/canada/the-hamilton-spectator/20170526/282312500018628

 

FORBES
— Luxury Lineage: A Brief History of the Corvette
https://www.forbes.com/sites/msolomon/2017/05/23/corvette-65th-anniversay-history-of-the-corvette/

 

MONEY
— Mark Zuckerberg Thinks Rich People Should Give Everybody Free Money – Brad Tuttle
http://time.com/money/4795625/mark-zuckerberg-harvard-speech-universal-basic-income/

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.