November 29 Evening Edition

— Doctor says President-elect Biden sprained a foot while playing with his dog – AP

— Restaurant Outdoor Dining Tents Vandalized in West Loop Formento’s Italian restaurant and Bar Siena were among those targeted – Lexi Sutter
— Trump Says His Election Challenges Probably Won’t Make It to the Supreme Court – Tucker Higgins

— Trump ‘ashamed’ to have endorsed Republican Georgia governor – AP

— Dr. Anthony Fauci says US may see ‘surge upon a surge’ of coronavirus in coming weeks – TAMARA LUSH
— Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 7,178 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, 57 deaths reported Sunday
— Jill Biden, Joe’s chief protector, to step up as first lady – AP
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters say “Trump casts more baseless conspiracy theories in his first one-on-one post-election loss interview.”

— Black, Brown communities should get first dibs on coronavirus vaccine, minority leaders say “We’re asking and demanding that we have a sense of trust by allowing us to be considered to be first when it comes to distribution,” said Pastor John Harrell, of Proviso Baptist Church in Maywood. – Tom Schuba
— Weekend drop in COVID-19 cases attributed to low number of tests reported over the holiday weekend
— Illinois records 7,178 new coronavirus cases as testing numbers dip over holiday weekend Since March, nearly 12,200 Illinoisans have succumbed to the coronavirus or died of virus-related complications. – Madeline Kenney

— COVID-19 cases dip, but hospitalizations on the rise

— Chairman Of Illinois Panel Investigating Madigan Has COVID-19 Rep. Chris Welch, D-Hillside, says he has mild symptoms and hopes to keep a Dec. 14 date for the committee’s next hearing. – Tony Arnold

— First openly gay woman elected to McHenry County Board says she will be a voice for LGBTQ residents (DIERSEN: What are your demographics? Who is a voice for those who share your demographics?)

— DuPage County reports 887 COVID-19 cases Sunday, 12 deaths – JOSHUA WELGE

— More budget woes ahead after Illinois votes down tax amendment – Ryan Scott

— Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team – AP (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will employers, organizations, etc. post signs that say that the following are not welcome: those who are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)

— Illinois reports 57 more virus deaths among 7,178 new cases – AP
— Trump says judges refuse to look at evidence of election fraud Says rigged systems will put Biden in White House – Alex Swoyer

— Biden diagnosed with fractured foot after slipping while playing with dog – JUSTINE COLEMAN AND JOHN BOWDEN –

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “The King of Trump TV Thinks You’re Dumb Enough to Buy It. Chris Ruddy, the C.E.O. of Newsmax, has found a business opportunity in feeding Trump supporters the fantasy that the president could still win the election.”

— Illinois Restaurant Holdouts Defy Covid-19 Shutdown Orders Rising coronavirus cases pose new threat to battered restaurant businesses – Heather Haddon and Julie Wernau

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.