November 21 Evening Edition


— Kenosha marches continue, boycotts promised in protest of Kyle Rittenhouse acquittal – Jenna Barnes

— Activists Focus on Healing in Kenosha Following Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict. The verdict has prompted people to craft a plan of action, which includes an economic boycott aimed at those who supported Rittenhouse. – Lexi Sutter

— Demonstrators In Kenosha March To Protest Rittenhouse Verdict – Marissa Parra
— Waukesha Holiday Parade Evacuated Following Reports Of Gunshots, Speeding Vehicle

— Multiple people injured at holiday parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin after car speeds through crowd

— Hundreds protest acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse as Jesse Jackson warns verdict sets a ‘dangerous precedent’ “We have the right, the constitutional right, to march,” Jackson said at the rally Saturday. “He has the constitutional right to object. He does not have the right to kill us.” – Madeline Kenney
— COMMENT: Hate-filled Republican-hating Republican-haters use Rittenhouse to promote hatred against Republicans.

— In Kenosha and beyond, guns become more common on US streets – AP

— Plummer voices concern over Illinois’ overspending – Augustus Griffith Jr.

— Rittenhouse acquittal tightens the political vise for Biden – AP

— November 19, 2021 Ballot Integrity Press Conference

— Rittenhouse attorney attacks CNN and MSNBC coverage of shooting – Christopher Hutton

— Chris Christie says Kyle Rittenhouse never should have been charged – Jackie Salo
— Armed father-daughter duo march alongside anti-Rittenhouse protesters — to protect them – Steven Vago and David Meyer

— Va. Lt. Gov-Elect Sears: CRT Concepts Already ‘Woven’ Into Schools’ Curriculum – Fran Beyer

— Kyle Rittenhouse: ‘I support the BLM movement’ – DOMINICK MASTRANGELO
— NAACP president calls Rittenhouse verdict ‘a warning shot that vigilante justice is allowed’ – MYCHAEL SCHNELL

— Protesters trace route Rittenhouse took in Kenosha. Several dozen people gathered below the wind-whipped Wisconsin flag at Kenosha’s Civic Center Park and warmed up with chants for justice before taking to the streets in protest of the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse – AP

— ‘SNL’ views Kyle Rittenhouse verdict through red-state lenses. The show imagined Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge Bruce Schroeder as a member of the defense team. – Dennis Romero

— To Paramilitary Groups, Rittenhouse Verdict Means Vindication. His acquittal has reinvigorated support on the right for armed responses to racial justice protests and unrest. – Charles Homans

— Far right extremists herald Kyle Rittenhouse’s acquittal – Odette Yousef

— The right begins to turn on Glenn Youngkin after discovering he has an out staffer – Juwan J. Holmes
(COMMENT: I should write a book about adverse actions that LGBTQ staffers have taken against me since 2000.)

— Kyle Rittenhouse says he supports BLM movement and that his case had ‘nothing to with race’ as he slams ‘prosecutorial misconduct’ during his Kenosha trial: Pictured in suit and tie in Florida on eve of interview with Tucker Carlson – KEITH GRIFFITH and MARTIN GOULD

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.