May 30 Evening Edition

— Chicago protests escalate again Saturday after police injured, 108 arrests made overnight

— Chicago Police Closed Lake Shore Drive Amid Downtown Protests
— Scenes From Chicago Saturday Protests Following the Death of George Floyd
— Protesters Smash Windows of Police SUV at Chicago Demonstrations
— Chicago’s Top Cop Orders Mandatory Training for Officers After George Floyd’s Death “It’s always a right time to do right. Everyone deserves a measure of respect, everyone,” CPD Supt. David Brown said in a statement Thursday

— Protests In Chicago In Wake Of Death Of George Floyd
— Illinois Reports 1,462 New COVID-19 Cases, 61 New Death

— Hundreds of people in downtown Chicago protest death of George Floyd

— Chaotic scene unfolding in Loop, North Side as protesters have jumped onto bus, climbed a light pole, clashed with police during demonstration over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis – JEREMY GORNER, MADELINE BUCKLEY and PAIGE FRY
— South and west suburbs see 8%-15% decrease in home values amid coronavirus pandemic, Cook County assessor says – ALICE YIN

— 61 more deaths raise Illinois coronavirus toll to 5,330

— Illinois reports 1,462 new COVID-19 cases, 61 more deaths Saturday – Christopher Placek

— Chicago Police Officers Ordered To No Longer Use Force To Disperse Large Gatherings

— ‘Nice!’: Trump blasts DC mayor for keeping city police away from White House protests – Anthony Leonardi
— ‘Pathetic’: Burgess Owens rips Taylor Swift for accusing Trump of pushing white supremacy following George Floyd death – Andrew Mark Miller
— Trump: Protesters are ‘organized groups’ that ‘have nothing to do with George Floyd’ – Mike Brest

— Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To Restrictions On Church Services; Roberts Stands With Liberals

— Trump’s social media executive order is justified – protects free speech, combats censorship – Jim Hanson

— What the rioters, and their apologists, have squandered – Stu Tarlowe

— Floyd Rioters’ Unworthy Cause Only Punishes the Innocent – Deroy Murdock
— Trump Warns Breach White House Fence, Find ‘Vicious Dogs, Ominous Weapons’ – Eric Mack

— It’s Time To Stop Pretending Twitter Is Neutral If Twitter wants to editorialize and ‘factcheck’ President Trump’s tweets with disclaimers, then it should be treated like any other publisher. – John Daniel Davidson

— Trump warns protesters after White House partially locked down by Floyd demonstration Reporters were eventually allowed to leave the building after marchers had gathered in Lafayette Park. – MATTHEW CHOI and CRAIG HOWIE

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “America Is a Tinderbox. Scenes from a country in free fall.”

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Gripped by disease, unemployment and outrage at the police, America plunges into crisis.”
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater says “Violence in Minneapolis is rooted in the history of racist policing in America Police violence against African Americans has persisted for centuries.”

— Trump Praises Secret Service, Slams White House Protesters

— Trump Focuses On White House Protests—Warns Of ‘Ominous Weapons,’ Promises ‘MAGA NIGHT’—After Night Of Chaos – Jack Brewster

— CDC COVID-19 Workplace Reopening Guidelines – High-Risk Employees – Gregg S. Kahn and Laura Stutz (DIERSEN: What about guidelines for organizations for their high-risk members?)

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.