November 27 Evening Edition

— Sen. Martin Sandoval Announces Resignation Months After Feds Raid Office Sandoval submitted the letter “with a heavy heart”

— Illinois’ corruption eruption: Giving thanks for FBI agents and federal prosecutors – Editorial
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: The pot doctor will see you now. More Illinois primary care physicians embrace medical marijuana as weed use is about to take off. – Lisa Schencker
— Illinois Speaker Michael Madigan and Caesar know the political truth: Only the most trusted can betray you. – John Kass (DIERSEN: While I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years, it was very difficult for me to trust my superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates because I knew that they were under tremendous pressure from Democrat politicians to get rid of those who shared my demographics. They did NOT encourage me to take job-related business, accounting, or finance courses at UIC 1966-1968, NIU 1969-1970, Loyola 1972-1976, DePaul 1976-1980, or IIT 1992-1997. They did NOT encourage me to pass the CPA examination in 1979 or the Certified Internal Auditor examination in 1981. They did NOT encourage me to become a licensed CPA in 1981, Certified Fraud Examiner in 1990, Certified Government Financial Manager in 1994, Certified Financial Services Auditor in 1996, or Forensic Accountant in 1997.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout that Naperville Republicans are racists and especially Naperville Republicans who are Protestant, conservative, White, male, older, non-poor, those who have lived in Naperville for a long time, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
— Food stamp program changes could mean higher need for Aurora, DuPage food pantries – SARAH FREISHTAT
— Tell us how your mentor changed the course of your life – Editorial (DIERSEN: My Democrat IRS superiors got rid of my IRS mentor who promoted me in 1972, 1973, and 1974. My Democrat GAO superiors got rid of my GAO mentor who hired me in 1980, got me assigned to audits of IRS in 1986, and promoted me in 1986.)

— College student David Krupa running for GOP ward post, hoping to pit Republican ‘yin’ against Madigan’s ‘yang’ – Rachel Hinton
— Lightfoot urges CHA to offer ‘clarity and fairness’ when dealing with pot Lightfoot’s letter to acting CHA CEO James Bebley is a direct response to a sternly worded notice the CHA sent last month to residents that reaffirmed the policy. – Tom Schuba

— Sandoval to step down from Illinois Senate in January The news comes two months after his offices and home were raided by federal agents. – A.D. QUIG

— Davis says Pelosi broke promise she denies making – Bernard Schoenburg

— IL-14: Catalina Lauf Continues Social Media Push on 2nd Amendment 
— More Links of Jack Franks’ Campaign Contributions to Power Companies after Vote Switch Bill Which Was Really Just a Rate Hike Authorization

— The hollowing out of Illinois government: IEPA (DIERSEN: I should write a book about the hollowing out of GAO.)


— Trump administration backs Christian school’s discrimination lawsuit – Christopher Vondracek

— Impeachment coverage inspires epic liberal media bias
— Confronting ‘OK boomer’ at Thanksgiving dinner (DIERSEN: All my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always promoted age discrimination a) because they want to get rid of those who are older than they are and/or b) they want to curry favor with those who promote age discrimination. I should write a book about those who took the lead in promoting age discrimination at IRS, GAO, Milton Township Republican Central Committee, American Association of Political Consultants, Illinois Center Right Coalition, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, TAPROOT Republicans of Illinois, etc.)

— The obsessive, intolerant, despicable do-nothing-but-obstruct Democrats – Patricia McCarthy

— Charlie Kirk: Harder Line Immigration Policies Necessary to Save America – Alana Mastrangelo

— Illinois city (Evanston) to use legal marijuana tax dollars to fund reparations for black residents Recreational marijuana will be legal in Illinois next year – Aaron Colen

— 49 Conservative Leaders Urge Chick-Fil-A to ‘Reverse Course’ on Pro-Family Charities – Rachel del Guidice

— Sold Out: Chick-fil-A Gave to SPLC, Pro-Abortion and LGBT Groups

— Texas teacher fired for saying her school is overrun with illegal immigrants wins job back – Samantha Chang

— Is political affiliation the new discrimination? Our research suggests ‘yes’ – PHILIP L. ROTH, JILL E. ELLINGSON AND JASON B. THATCHER (DIERSEN: AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON ILLINOIS TIGHTENS: Ever-increasingly, employers in Illinois will not hire Republicans and will get rid of Republicans.)

— California cannabis industry sending SOS to state leaders – Alicia Wallace

— Bloomberg accused of running media empire with toxic work culture – Ebony Bowden (DIERSEN: My Democrat superiors in the federal government maintained a toxic work culture for employees who were Republican, and especially for those who were White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)

— Texas teacher re-hired after tweeting Trump to ‘remove the illegals,’ getting fired – AP

— Survey: Room for Improvement on Dealing with Poor Performers (DIERSEN: The Democrats who run the federal government use the tremendous subjectivity in their performance appraisal systems a) to retain and promote their employees who are Democrat, and especially those who are minority, female, and/or younger and b) to get rid of employees who are Republican, and especially those who are White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)

— Marijuana Seminars Promising To Teach Entrepreneurs How To Get Rich Mostly A Scam – Mike Adams
— Trump’s Justice Dept. Aligns With Injustice In U.S. Supreme Court Age Discrimination Case – Patricia Barnes

— Planning to sell your house to fund your retirement? Think again Seniors looking to unload real estate face headwinds – Paul Brandus

— How Analytics Can Impact Your Social Media Performance – Gaurav Sharma (DIERSEN: From what I see, those who are most likely to read GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails a) are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time and/or b) are involved in Illinois, DuPage County, Milton Township, and/or Wheaton government or politics.)

— Letter to Attorney General Barr regarding Title VII protections (DIERSEN: In Diersen v. GAO, GAO and DOJ made it very clear that the federal government can and will get rid of its employees who are Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who do not make GS-13 (currently $98,198) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $116,040) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $136,495) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $165,500) by age 40.)

(FROM THE ARTICLE: On November 22, 2019, the Board of Directors for DOJ Pride delivered a letter to Attorney General Barr regarding concern about employee morale in the wake of the Department’s briefs and arguments in U.S. Supreme Court cases, R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. EEOC; Bostock v. Clayton County, GA; and Altitude Express Inc. v. Zarda.)

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.