October 14 Evening Edition

ABC7
— CITING KIRK’S HEALTH, TRIBUNE ENDORSES DUCKWORTH FOR U.S. SENATE – Charles Thomas
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/citing-kirks-health-tribune-endorses-duckworth-for-us-senate/1555617/

 

NBC5
— Chicago Sun-Times Endorses Duckworth’s U.S. Senate Bid  The Chicago Sun-Times editorial board endorsed Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s bid to unseat incumbent Republican Mark Kirk in the U.S. Senate Friday. The news comes just hours after the Chicago Tribune editorial board endorsed Duckworth. – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Chicago-Sun-Times-Endorses-Duckworths-US-Senate-Bid-397136121.html
— Chicago Tribune Endorses Tammy Duckworth for U.S. Senate  In a bit of a twist, the traditionally right-leaning Chicago Tribune editorial board has endorsed Democratic Rep. Tammy Duckworth in her bid unseat incumbent Republican Mark Kirk in the U.S. Senate. – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Chicago-Tribune-Endorses-Tammy-Duckworth-397096151.html
— Illinois Lawmakers ‘Get Out The Vote’ In Front of Trump Tower – Mary Ann Ahern
http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Illinois-Lawmakers-Get-Out-The-Vote-In-Front-of-Trump-Tower-397047741.html

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Endorsement: Leslie Munger for comptroller, to help manage an Illinois drowning in debt
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-illinois-comptroller-endorsement-leslie-munger-mendoza-edit-20161014-story.html
— Questions linger for Clinton, Trump on retirement issues – Gail MarksJarvis
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-marksjarvis-clinton-trump-retirement-1016-biz-20161014-column.html
— Orland Park mayor’s pay raise would spike pension – Gregory Pratt and Mike Nolan  (DIERSEN: My Civil Service Retirement System pension is dramatically less because my Democrat superiors never promoted me beyond GS-13 and they succeeded in forcing me to retire in 1997 when I was 49 years old.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/news/ct-sta-orland-park-mayor-pension-st-1016-20161014-story.html
— The pro-life movement’s fatal attraction to Trump – Steve Chapman
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chapman/ct-pro-life-abortion-trump-clinton-perspec-1016-jm-20161014-column.html
— The Republican Party after Trump – Editorial
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-donald-trump-republicans-ryan-kemp-reagan-future-edit-1016-jm-20161014-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Rauner gives $3 million to Durkin’s campaign committee – Sam Charles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/rauner-gives-3-million-to-durkins-campaign-committee/
— Endorsement: Duckworth the better choice for U.S. Senate
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/endorsement-duckworth-the-better-choice-for-u-s-senate/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Hastert wants hush money case tossed out of Kendall County court – Justin Kmitch
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161014/news/161019249/
— Police group’s endorsement of Trump stirs debate among ranks – AP
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161014/news/310149947/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Kirk blasts Trib’s Duckworth endorsement – GREG HINZ
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161014/BLOGS02/161019873/kirk-blasts-tribs-duckworth-endorsement
— Metra board plans fare hike, replaces chairman
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161014/NEWS10/161019866/metra-board-plans-fare-hike-replaces-chairman
— Will Trump’s implosion help Illinois Dems down ballot? – RICH MILLER
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161014/NEWS02/161019859/will-trumps-implosion-help-illinois-dems-down-ballot

 

WSIL TV
— Ginsburg: Sorry for criticizing Kaepernick anthem protest – AP  (DIERSEN: One could argue that because Democrats run America, if you criticize America, you criticize Democrats.)
http://www.wsiltv.com/story/33394517/ginsburg-sorry-for-criticizing-kaepernick-anthem-protest

 

MADIGAN POWER, PRIVILEGE, POLITICS
— New Showtimes
https://www.michaelmadigan.com/

 

ILLINOIS FAMILY ACTION
— Global Jihad Continues – Robert Spencer
https://illinoisfamilyaction.org/2016/10/global-jihad-continues/

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— HOWARD FOSTER: IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, HILLARY CLINTON IS FOR OPEN BORDERS
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/10/foster-in-case-you-missed-it-hillary-clinton-is-for-open-borders.html
— GUTIERREZ GETS READY TO MOVE ON IMMIGRATION REFORM  (DIERSEN: “Immigration reform” is code for giving U.S. citizenship to anyone who promises to vote for Democrats or to work for less money than U.S. citizens will work for.)
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/10/gutierrez-gets-ready-to-move-on-immigration-reform.html
— THORNER: “GUN CROWD’S GURU” JOHN LOTT WARNS OF “GUN FREE ZONE” DANGER
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/10/thorner-gun-crowds-guru-john-lott-decries-danger-of-gun-free-zones.html

 

GOPUSA
— A ‘basket of deplorables’ to Hillary, a ‘swamp of crazy’ to Obama
http://www.gopusa.com/a-basket-of-deplorables-to-hillary-a-swamp-of-crazy-to-obama/
— Woman who was never proud of her country is ‘shaken to her core’
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=16007
— Since 1990, the Immigrant Population Has Doubled in the US
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=15984
— Walmart: ‘All Lives Matter’ Bumper Sticker is Offensive
http://www.gopusa.com/walmart-all-lives-matter-bumper-sticker-is-offensive/

 

DAILY CALLER
— LEAKED SPEECHES: Hillary Told Room Of Businessmen That More Food Stamps Will Fix The Economy – Thomas Phippen
http://dailycaller.com/2016/10/13/leaked-speeches-hillary-told-room-of-businessmen-that-more-food-stamps-will-fix-the-economy/

 

HUFFINGTON POST
— New Mike Madigan Documentary Interesting, But Not Authoritative – Matthew Dietrich
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/matthew-dietrich/new-mike-madigan-document_b_12490070.html

 

CBS NEWS
— Clinton brings out the political heavyweights to fight Trump
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/elections-2016-hillary-clinton-brings-out-political-heavyweights-against-trump-michelle-obama-biden/

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Chicago Tribune Endorses Duckworth, Cites Kirk’s Health – AP
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/10/14/us/politics/ap-us-senate-2016-illinois.html

 

WASHINGTON POST
— Donald Trump is setting the stage to never concede the 2016 election – Chris Cillizza  (DIERSEN: How many of the many millions who are in America illegally will use the false identifications to vote for Clinton and for the other Democrats?)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/10/14/donald-trump-is-setting-the-stage-to-never-concede-the-2016-election/
— Chicago Tribune offers an awfully blunt reason for not endorsing Sen. Mark Kirk: His stroke – Aaron Blake
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/10/14/chicago-tribune-offers-an-awfully-blunt-reason-for-not-endorsing-sen-mark-kirk-his-stroke/
— Woman says Trump reached under her skirt and groped her in early 1990s – Karen Tumulty
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/woman-says-trump-reached-under-her-skirt-and-groped-her-in-early-1990s/2016/10/14/67e8ff5e-917d-11e6-a6a3-d50061aa9fae_story.html

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— RNC Ended September With $26 Million Less on Hand Than in 2012  Party chairman says voter outreach operation is ‘fully funded’ – REBECCA BALLHAUS
http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2016/10/14/rnc-ended-september-with-26-million-less-on-hand-than-in-2012/
— Algorithms Aren’t Biased, But the People Who Write Them May Be  Mathematical models that create rankings often use proxies to stand in for things the modelers wish to measure but can’t – JO CRAVEN MCGINTY
http://www.wsj.com/articles/algorithms-arent-biased-but-the-people-who-write-them-may-be-1476466555

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.

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