November 26 Evening Edition


— Naperville ranks second in Illinois for most electric cars, trucks and SUVs, and federal infrastructure dollars could drive up those numbers – SUZANNE BAKER
— Another way to fight violent hate groups? Take ’em to court – CLARENCE PAGE

— ‘Foxconned’ into harming the environment. Gaining a few jobs in the short term is not worth paying an environmental price. – Editorial

— Niemerg says he wants to ‘speak up’ for downstate Illinois – Andrew Adams

— Thousands of Afghan refugees to U.S. weren’t properly vetted – ALEC SCHEMMEL

— Elmhurst Politico Spends Campaign Cash On Own Firms More than 40 percent of Pete DiCianni’s political contributions go to his two companies. – David Giuliani

— Wheaton Man Filed False Police Report In Downers Grove: Cops Junies D. Henry-Caldwell was charged with disorderly conduct after police say he made a false report saying he was an armed robbery victim. – Lisa Marie Farver

— Administrator banned from school grounds after exposing critical race theory ideology – Luke Gentile

— Illinois gubernatorial candidate: Chicago has become a ‘corrupt war zone’ because of failed leadership. Jesse Sullivan: ‘Our political leaders need to step up and quit prioritizing criminals and putting them before victims and police’

— Trump torches Biden admin over COVID, inflation, the border, Afghanistan, and other crises. The former president says if he decides to run for president again, he believes he would win. – Breck Dumas

— Salvation Army goes woke with​ new anti-racist message, asks white donors to apologize for their ‘unconscious bias’ – PHIL SHIVER

— Woke Salvation Army Asks Donors to Offer ‘Sincere Apology’ for Whiteness: Christians Must ‘Evaluate Racist Attitudes’ – HANNAH BLEAU
— Republicans Sound Alarm: Claim ATF Moving Toward Gun Registry – AWR HAWKINS
— Joe Biden Slammed for Calling Trump’s Travel Restrictions Racist, Xenophobic After Enacting His Own – WENDELL HUSEBØ

— Whose Land Did Native Americans Steal Before Europeans Stole It From Them? – BY RICK MORAN
— Biden Imposes Travel Bans He Called Trump Racist for Imposing – ROBERT SPENCER

— Trump Slams ‘Con Man’ Bob Woodward, False Claims of War With China – Charlie McCarthy

— Kinzinger Slams Lauren Boebert As ‘Trash’ For Her Anti-Muslim Tale. Her Republican primary challenger, Marina Zimmerman, then tweeted: “Help me take out the trash.” – Mary Papenfuss

— Kinzinger Calls McCarthy a ‘Living Example’ of Trying To ‘Hug a Skunk’ in Response to Greene’s Remarks – Bradley Cortright
— Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich: Being ‘Anti-Police’ Starting to ‘Undermine the Fabric of Our Civilization’ – Savannah Rychcik

— COMMENT: Democrats want immigration because immigrants vote for Democrats. RINOs want immigration because RINOs want cheap labor.

— Kinzinger retweets Lauren Boebert’s primary challenger after calling the Colorado lawmaker ‘TRASH’ for her Islamophobic story about Ilhan Omar – Bryan Metzger
— Trump says top US general should be ‘tried for treason’ for intervening to prevent a war with China – Sonam Sheth

— As many as 29% of junior level service members struggle with food insecurity
(COMMENT: In 1966, when I was 18 years old, I was a GS-4 (military equivalent: Corporal). In 1971, when I was 22 years old, I was a GS-7 (military equivalent: Master Sargent). In 1974, when I was 25 years old, I was a GS-12 (military equivalent: Captain). In 1986, when I was 38 years old, I was a GS-13 (military equivalent: Major). In 1997, when I was 38 years old, I was a GS-13 Step 10 (military pay equitant: Lieutenant Colonel).)

— Donald Trump Says He Will Easily Win 2024 GOP Nomination If He Runs Again – DARRAGH ROCHE
— Stop Dividing Children By Race. It’s Harmful and Divisive – DAVID BERNSTEIN, YE ZHANG POGUE & BRANDY SHUFUTINSKY

— Adam Kinzinger is on a roll: Calls Lauren Boebert ‘trash’ and says Kevin McCarthy tried to ‘hug a skunk’ – Ray Hartmann

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.