November 22 Evening Edition


— Man charged in WI parade crash that left 5 dead, over 40 injured when car plows into crowd Darrell E. Brooks, 39, of Milwaukee, faces 5 counts of intentional homicide. – John Garcia and Maher Kawash
— Waukesha Christmas Parade: Who is Darrell Brooks, charged with murder in crash – Chuck Goudie and Barb Markoff, Christine Tressel and Ross Weidner
— Redrawing Chicago wards map sets off battle between Black, Latino caucuses – Craig Wall

— Illinois Democrat (Mary Lemanski, social media manager for the Democratic Party in DuPage County) Loses Job After Saying Waukesha Tragedy ‘Karma’ for Rittenhouse Verdict
— Why is Illinois 1 of 6 Remaining States With a Mask Mandate? Here’s What One Doctor Says. A vast majority of Illinois’ 102 counties are under a “high risk” category, meaning masks are advised regardless of vaccination status.
— Lightfoot Says Rittenhouse Judge ‘Put His Thumb on the Scale’ During Murder Trial

— Suspect In Waukesha Christmas Parade Tragedy, Darrell Brooks, Charged With Murder; He Has Long Criminal Record – Dave Savini

— Social media manager for DuPage County Democrats loses job over Waukesha, Rittenhouse tweets

— Illinois activist (Mary Lemanski, social media manager for the Democratic Party in DuPage County) who used Rittenhouse case to mock Waukesha tragedy resigns – Bradford Betz

— ‘Reprehensible’ tweets about Waukesha parade tragedy sink DuPage Democratic Party’s social media director “It was probably just self-defense,” Mary Lemanski tweeted Sunday, comparing the driver who plowed into a Christmas parade outside Milwaukee to Kyle Rittenhouse. – Mitch Dudek
— Hispanic ward added, African American ward subtracted under plan Black Caucus calls ‘fair for all’ — but Latino Caucus calls ‘concerning’ The proposal from the City Council’s Black Caucus would make the 11th Ward — the historic home base of former Mayor Richard J. Daley and his family — an Asian-majority stronghold, Ald. Jason Ervin (28th), the chairman of the Black Caucus, said. – Rachel Hinton

— Twitter comment linking Waukesha tragedy and Kyle Rittenhouse verdict costs DuPage County Democratic Party social media director Mary Lemanski her post – SYLVIA GOODMAN
— Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau to seek GOP nomination in new 6th Congressional District – MIKE NOLAN
— COMMENT: Chicago Tribune libels Rittenhouse.
— Dueling visions for Chicago’s new ward map place Black and Latino aldermen at odds – JOHN BYRNE

— DuPage Democrat (Mary Lemanski, social media manager for the Democratic Party in DuPage County) under fire for saying Wisconsin parade tragedy was ‘karma’ for Rittenhouse acquittal – Susan Sarkauskas
— Organized thieves hit high-end Bay Area stores amid trend – AP
— Congressional candidates who were to take on Kinzinger announce they’re changing districts – Russell Lissau

— COMMENT: Southern promotes LGBTQ.

— ‘F*** Donald Trump’: Suspect in Wisconsin parade attack is an internet rapper – ZACHARY ROGERS

— Part-time DuPage Dem social media staffer resigns after horrid and stupid tweets

— How many times must Facebook be caught censoring the truth? – Rachel Bovard

— Police: Horde Of 80 Ransack California Department Store, 3 Arrested
— Freedoms Will Fall To Joe Biden’s Climate Emergency Mandates

— Where Are The Apologies For Kyle Rittenhouse? – George Rasley

— Trump and Biden Make Statements on Waukesha Tragedy – MATT MARGOLIS

— As Many Companies Push the Unvaccinated Out, Others Are Turning to Them Amid Labor Shortage – Leah Barkoukis
— Bay Area Nordstrom Ransacked by ‘Flash Mob’ Looters in Brazen Hit – Spencer Brown

— Up to 40 Looters Target California Bay Area Stores for Third Straight Day – JACK PHILLIPS

— A social media manager for the Democratic Party in DuPage County in Illinois was removed from the job for tweets comparing the driver of an SUV that barreled through a Christmas parade in Wisconsin to Kyle Rittenhouse. – MONIQUE BEALS

— Teaching ‘The 1619 Project’: A Virtual Event for Educators and Librarians. Join Nikole Hannah-Jones for a candid discussion of the project and ways to share the new books “The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story” and “Born on the Water” with students.

— 14 people steal about $120,000 worth of Louis Vuitton merchandise from Chicago store – Gabriela Miranda

— Woke Imperialism Harms U.S. Interests. The Biden Administration promotes an avant-garde concept of ‘rights’ that isolates America. – Jakub Grygiel

— Chris Christie’s Donald Trump Problem – David Remnick

— Marjorie Taylor Greene snarls at GOP chairwoman for LGBTQ support. – Gerald Farinas

— Both Republicans and Democrats prioritize family, but they differ over other sources of meaning in life – LAURA SILVER AND PATRICK VAN KESSEL

— ‘CRT has been woven into the curriculum for years’: New Republican Virginia Lt. Governor Winsome Sears shuts down CNN who said CRT is NOT taught in schools – ANDREA BLANCO

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.