November 5 Evening Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Battleground fight intensifies as Clinton holds broader path to 270 than Trump – Karen Tumulty, Dan Balz
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-battleground-clinton-trump-20161105-story.html
— What plagues Clinton in the final days: The Chicago Way – John Kass
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/kass/ct-clinton-trump-kass-1106-20161104-column.html
— Trump says African Americans are living in hell; here’s what African Americans are saying
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-donald-trump-african-americans-20161105-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— As in Willis Tower climb, Kirk has uphill fight against Duckworth – Lynn Sweet
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/as-in-willis-tower-climb-kirk-has-uphill-fight-against-duckworth/
— Clinton, Donald Trump contest getting closer: New tracking poll – Lynn Sweet
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/clinton-donald-trump-contest-getting-closer-new-tracking-poll/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats use Trump to demonize, to denigrate, and to condemn all Republicans.
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161105/ISSUE05/311059995/trump-illinois-politicians-hurt-u-s-democracy
— Can criminal justice reform survive the election? – RICH MILLER
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161105/ISSUE11/311059992/illinois-gop-rips-a-democrat-for-rauner-criminal-justice-reform

 

CBS2
— Kirk, Duckworth Both Say They Are Healthy Enough To Serve In U.S. Senate – Derrick Blakley  (DIERSEN: What is the strongest thing that evidences your good health?  For me, it that neither health problems nor any other kind of problems have stopped me from putting together and sending out a GOPUSA ILLINOIS email each and every morning since 2004 and each and every evening since 2015.)
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/11/04/kirk-duckworth-both-say-they-are-healthy-enough-to-serve-in-u-s-senate/

 

WSIL TV
— Trump pressing into Democratic territory in final days – AP
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/33637442/trump-says-hes-fine-by-himself-clinton-hangs-with-beyonc

 

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— Chelsea Clinton: Melania Trump wanting to fight cyberbullying ‘ironic’  Clinton isn’t first in family to weigh in on speech – CNN
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/chelsea-clinton-melania-trump-wanting-to-fight-cyberbullying-ironic

 

CHICAGO NOW
— Tammy Duckworth is Rahm Emanuel’s handmaiden – Dennis Byrne
http://www.chicagonow.com/dennis-byrnes-barbershop/2016/11/tammy-duckworth-is-rahm-emanuels-handmaiden/

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— ROOKIE DOWNSTATE LAWMAKER FACES LEWD MAILERS CIRCULATED BY ANONYMOUS SOURCE
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/11/rookie-downstate-lawmaker-faces-lewd-mailers-circulated-by-anonymous-source.html

 

NEWSMAX
— Near-Record 94.6 Million Americans Aren’t in Workforce
http://www.newsmax.com/Finance/StreetTalk/employment-labor-jobs-workers/2016/11/04/id/757061/

 

LIFEZETTE
— Trump Surge Freakout: More Violence Against Supporters  As Election Day nears and the GOP nominee rises, attacks on his backers, signs and buildings are escalating – Matthew Vadum
http://www.lifezette.com/polizette/trump-surge-freakout-anti-trump-violence-growing-rapidly/

 

POLITICO
— Court rules against Dems in ‘ballot security’ case  Democrats wanted judge to find GOP is illegally coordinating with Trump. – Matt Friedman
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/court-rules-against-dems-in-ballot-security-case-230797

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Hillary Clinton Appears to Gain Late Momentum on Surge of Latino Voters – JONATHAN MARTIN
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/06/us/politics/hillary-clinton-donald-trump-campaign.html

 

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— Donald Trump stumps in Reno, Nev.
http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/trailguide/la-na-trailguide-updates-watch-donald-trump-stumps-in-reno-1478390953-htmlstory.html
— Donald Trump is racing across seven states in the campaign’s final weekend – Michael Finnegan
http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/trailguide/la-na-trailguide-updates-donald-trump-is-racing-across-seven-1478355880-htmlstory.html

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Race for Obscure Illinois Political Office Pulls in Millions in Donations  Normally innocuous battle for state comptroller is seen as a proxy fight between Republican governor and Democratic state House speaker – WILL CONNORS
http://www.wsj.com/articles/race-for-obscure-illinois-political-office-pulls-in-millions-in-donations-1478358002

 

THE WEEK
— The mystery of America’s missing male workers
http://theweek.com/articles/659245/mystery-americas-missing-male-workers

 

PBS
— Undocumented immigrants see this election as crucial – AP (DIERSEN: How many of the many millions who are in America illegally will use their false identifications to vote for Clinton and for the other Democrats in the November 8, 2016 election? Ever-increasingly, Democrats side with illegals against Americans.)
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/undocumented-immigrants-election/

 

POLITICUS USA
— Don’t Be Fooled: Existing Extremism Is Not Trump but GOP Establishment  Trump has effectively functioned as a smoke screen for the remarkably consistent orchestration of a Republican scorched earth policy at the state level – Tim Libretti  (DIERSEN: Who calls you an extremist?  The following call me an extremist: those who a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, c) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, d) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, e) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, f) are operatives for the aforesaid, and/or g) are dupes for the aforesaid and those who are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.politicususa.com/2016/11/05/dont-fooled-existing-extremism-trump-gop-establishment.html

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.