May 7 Evening Edition

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats use Roskam’s “Trumpcare vote” to encourage candidates to run against him.
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/sweet-roskam-trumpcare-vote-cranking-up-democrats-in-gop-turf/
— Health Secretary Price defends nearly $1 trillion cut to Medicaid – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/health-secretary-price-defends-nearly-1-trillion-cut-to-medicaid/
— 35 years later, Illinois targeted again with ERA resurgence – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/35-years-later-illinois-targeted-again-with-era-resurgence/
— Give ‘Dear White People’ a look — you might learn a little – LURA WASHINGTON  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, anti-Whites demonize, denigrate, and condemn Whites as being racists.)
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/give-dear-white-people-a-look-you-might-learn-a-little/
— Obama urging GOP lawmakers to have ‘courage’ to save Obamacare – Lynn Sweet
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/obama-urging-gop-lawmakers-to-have-courage-to-save-obamacare/amp/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Police: Members of Hispanic street gang identified suspects in cop shooting – Bill Ruthhart
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-cop-shooting-la-raza-gang-20170507-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump tries to pressure Senate Republicans on health care.”
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-trump-senate-health-care-20170507-story.html

 

DAILY HERALD
— How drones help suburban police investigate crashes, get roads open – Bob Susnjara
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20170506/how-drones-help-lake-county-police-investigate-crashes-get-roads-open-faster
— Survey: Workers even more stressed by politics since election than during campaign – Jena McGregor  (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.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/business/20170507/survey-workers-even-more-stressed-by-politics-since-election-than-during-campaign
— White House disputes political risks for 2018 – AP
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170507/news/305079961/
— Naperville North student writes about school’s ‘pressure culture’ — and community responds – Marie Wilson  (DIERSEN: What does success mean for federal employees?  Non-veteran White males who are seeking a job with the federal government should be advised that with only rare exceptions, you will be deemed to be a failure, your career will be wasted, and you will be gotten rid of if you do not make GS-13 ($94,610) by age 25, GS-14 ($111,801) by age 30, GS-15 ($131,508) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service ($161,900) by age 40. Notwithstanding the fact that extremely few meet the aforesaid promotion deadlines, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always used the aforesaid to demonize me, to denigrate me, and to condemn me as being a failure and even worse things.)
http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20170507/naperville-north-student-writes-about-schools-pressure-culture—and-community-responds
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Tessa Newman, a junior at Naperville North High School, wrote an online petition called “The Naperville North Pressure Culture Must Change” to call for the school, parents and students to work together to make more career options seem desirable and redefine a broader idea of success.)

 

WGN RADIO
— The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 5/7/17 – JASMINE COOPER
http://wgnradio.com/2017/05/07/the-sunday-spin-politics-with-rick-pearson-full-show-5717/
— To Save or Sell the Thompson Center? – JASMINE COOPER
http://wgnradio.com/2017/05/07/to-save-or-sell-the-thompson-center/

 

WSIL TV
— Pro-EU Emmanuel Macron becomes France’s youngest president – AP
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/35361879/centrist-emmanuel-macron-becomes-frances-youngest-president

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGSTER
— UIS administrators, professors reach agreement; strike ends
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20170507/uis-administrators-professors-reach-agreement-strike-ends

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Kennedy popular but not establishment pick – Rich Miller
http://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/columns/2017-05-07/rich-millercapitol-fax-kennedy-popular-not-establishment-pick.html

 

DAILY NORTHWESTERN
— Pritzker shares vision for Illinois governor with Evanston residents – Aaron Boxerman
https://dailynorthwestern.com/2017/05/07/city/pritzker-shares-vision-for-illinois-governor-with-evanston-residents/

 

CHICAGO CITY WIRE
— Pritzker described as pale mirror image of Rauner – Caitlin Nordahl
http://chicagocitywire.com/stories/511112229-pritzker-described-as-pale-mirror-image-of-rauner

 

ILLINOIS HOME PAGE
— Biss targets Madigan in run for governor – Mark Maxwel (DIERSEN: Who targets you?  The following target me: a) those who are 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; b) those who reject planks in the Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks; c) those who reject planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks; d) those who reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution; e) those who focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate; f) those who were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed; g) those who are operatives for the aforesaid; and/or h) those who are dupes for the aforesaid.)
http://www.illinoishomepage.net/news/local-news/biss-targets-madigan-in-run-for-governor/708876490

 

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK
— Federal legislation could end Illinois’ newly launched mandatory retirement accounts – Greg Bishop
https://ilnews.org/news/state_politics/federal-legislation-could-end-illinois-newly-launched-mandatory-retirement-accounts/article_318f6354-31d1-11e7-bf1f-67005b0a6cf5.html

 

FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE
— PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNING STATEMENT CHALLENGES AFFIRMATIVE ACTION – Daniel Greenfield  (DIERSEN: In the federal government, Democrats have always used Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion to not hire, to waste the careers of, and/or to get rid of Republicans, and especially Republicans who are White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
http://www.frontpagemag.com/point/266637/president-trump-signing-statement-challenges-daniel-greenfield

 

FOX NEWS
— Priebus: Trump, GOP Congress ‘not going to let you down’ on ObamaCare
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/05/07/priebus-trump-gop-congress-not-going-to-let-down-on-obamacare.html

 

NEWSMAX
— Trump Team Decries Censorship, Media Refuses ‘Fake News’ Ad – Eric Mack
http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/trump-ad-fake-news-rejected/2017/05/07/id/788616/

 

DAILY CALLER
— Democrats Finally Care About The Constitution, But Only If It Can Undermine Trump – GINNI THOMAS
http://dailycaller.com/2017/05/06/democrats-finally-care-about-the-constitution-but-only-if-it-can-undermine-trump-video/

 

THE BLAZE
— 20-Year Fox News veteran details coming out as gay while working at ‘craziest conservative network’ – Sarah Taylor
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/05/07/30-year-fox-news-veteran-details-coming-out-as-gay-while-working-at-craziest-conservative-network/

 

THE HILL
— Priebus: Trump won’t ‘let you down’ if you have pre-existing conditions – OLIVIA BEAVERS
http://thehill.com/homenews/sunday-talk-shows/332275-priebus-trump-wont-let-you-down-if-you-have-preexisting-conditions

 

CNN
— Kasich: Republican health care bill is ‘inadequate’ – Sophie Tatum
http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/07/politics/kasich-price-ahca-sotu/

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Trump to Announce Slate of Conservative Federal Court Nominees – ADAM LIPTAKM
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/07/us/politics/trump-lower-court-nominees-conservatives.html

 

USA TODAY
— White House defends lack of women at health care event – Maureen Groppe
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2017/05/07/white-house-defends-lack-women-health-care-event/101405436/
— White House doubts states will choose to charge sicker people more – Maureen Groppe
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/05/07/white-house-doubts-states-choose-charger-sicker-people-more/101404278/

 

CBS SAN FRANCISCO
— University Of California ‘Recalled Retirees’ Receiving $300,000+ In Annual Pensions
http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2017/05/05/university-of-california-retirees-300k-pensions/

 

NEW YORK MAGAZINE
— Jared Kushner’s Family Business Is Pitching U.S. Visas in an Effort to Woo Wealthy Investors in China – Chas Danner
http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/05/kushner-family-pitching-u-s-visas-to-woo-investors-in-china.html

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.