— Biden Calls Attention To Chicago Teachers’ Strike At New York Teacher Union Day Address
— Nearly 6,000 Chicagoans to get letters this holiday season saying their unpaid medical debt is forgiven. Learn about the group behind the gifts. – Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas
— Pete Buttigieg eyes 35% corporate tax rate to fund health plan – BLOOMBERG
— Fact-check: Suburban legislator wrong in claim that 30% of the nation’s poor live in California While California’s poverty rate ranks among the nation’s highest, federal data show the state is far from being home to a third of the nation’s poor. – BGA (DIERSEN: Democrats run Illinois. What percent of those in your neighborhood, in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, in your county, and Illinois are poor? How strongly do Democrats shout at them that Republicans caused all their problems?)
— Donald Trump Jr.: provocateur, master preacher for father – AP
— California relishes role as liberal trendsetter, Trump foe – AP (DIERSEN: How soon will citizens of Mexico in California succeed in getting California to leave the United State and become part of Mexico?)
CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— PAC donations help Davis keep fundraising lead over Londrigan – Tom Kacich
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: White-haters promote hatred against Whites. Men-haters promote hatred of men.
— Issues of importance regarding marijuana crops are emerging – Warren Winston, RPH, Pittsfield
HERALD & REVIEW
— Is the Illinois election system vulnerable to hackers again?
— Presentation: Who is the Republican Party?
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Come learn about the different aspects of the Republican Party and where you can get involved. Deputy State Central Committeewoman, Rhonda Belford, along with past State Central Committeeman, Bob Winchester, will discuss the Illinois Republican Party. Social Hour from 5-6 pm at Mackies in Marion. Then at 6:30, Rhonda and Bob will explain the different entities within the party at the state and local levels.)
— Churches polled on legalization of marijuana Most opposed legalization; but the votes weren’t unanimous – Tom Collins (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, Illinois religious leaders should be taking the lead in speaking out against pot at municipal and county hearings.)
PRAIRIE STATE WIRE
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON ILLINOIS TIGHTENS: Illinois ‘pension funds are doomed,’ says Taxpayers United of America president – Kyla Asbury
CHICAGO CITY WIRE
— 152 living veterans in DuPage County have earned Purple Heart, Medal of Honor or POW Medal
— Beto O’Rourke claims US law requires religious nonprofits to support LGBT rights – Ellie Bufkin (DIERSEN: How soon will Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, and RINOs succeed in getting rid of all individuals organizations, companies, governments, and countries that do not promote LGBTQ activity?)
— WSJ: Trump Is Converting GOP to Populist, Pro-Employee Party – NEIL MUNRO (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes a) despise employees and b) stress that I was lowly employee 1964-1997. I washed dishes 1964-1966; cleaned golf shoes, chipped slag, and pumped gasoline in 1966; delivered mail 1966-1969; worked on an automobile assembly line and as a security guard in 1970; sold tires, automotive services, and major appliances 1970-1971; pumped gasoline 1971-1972; collected delinquent taxes 1971-1980; and audited federal agencies 1980-1997.)
— Elizabeth Warren: Transgender Border Crossers ‘Must’ Be Released into U.S. – John Binder
— I’m Not Taking A Civility Lesson From Media Hypocrites – DONALD TRUMP, JR.
— Elizabeth Warren Demands Protection For Trans Migrants – Bronson Stocking
— ‘Racist Watch’ Website Demonizes Trump Supporters, But It Has an Upside – MEGAN FOX
COMMUNITIES DIGITAL NEWS
— Drudge leaves Conservatives, follows Fox down the liberal rabbit hole – Rick Johnson
— Pew Report: The two-party gap widens without agreement on basic facts – David Alan Coia
— Combatting fake news on social media will take a village – GLENN C. ALTSCHULER AND SIDNEY TARROW (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all news and commentary is fake except for the news and commentary that they put out or bless. I should write a book about my critics/opponents.)
WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Facebook and Free Speech Zuckerberg says progressives shouldn’t abandon liberal values. Progressives object. – Editorial
— Legalizing Discrimination In Washington, a chance to defeat a bid to bring back racial preferences. – Editorial (DIERSEN: To give preference to one group is to discriminate against another group. Democrats use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion to give preference to young Democrat minorities and to young Democrat females, that is, to discriminate against old White males.)
— How You Can Close Your Personal Success Gap – Chris Carosa (DIERSEN: If you had done it, what would have closed your success gap? Notwithstanding the fact that I am White, male, non-veteran, German American, and Protestant, the federal government would have promoted me into its Senior Executive Service long before I was 40 if I had a) become a Democrat; b) been a yes-man; c) done more to help my superiors retain and promote young Democrat minorities and young Democrat females; d) helped my superiors get rid of their employees who were Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran because they had not made 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; and e) never complained about political affiliation discrimination, reverse discrimination, age discrimination, retaliation, or anything else. I could have done much better in the organizations that I am/were a member of if I had a) found out who had the most clout in those organizations, b) glorified and praised them, c) pandered to them, d) served as their operative or dupe, and/or e) given them money.)
— Partisan divide reaches into views of higher education – CAROLINE SIMON (DIERSEN: What percent of those involved in education are anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Atlanta promotes LGBTQ activity big time.
— Democrats are out-fundraising Republicans to take the Senate in 2020 The latest fundraising numbers for Republican Senators running for re-election are a sign that Democrats may be closing in on retaking the chamber. – John Gallagher
— CNN Hires Former Congressman Sean Duffy (R-WI) and Trump Loyalist as Political Commentator – Justin Baragona
— Platforms give pols a free pass to lie – Scott Rosenberg
— Mitt Romney learned about Trump’s betrayal of Kurds on Twitter (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, I am extremely disappointed when I first learn of news important to Illinois Republicans from the Democrat news media. I am even more disappointed when I first learn of news important to Republicans in DuPage County, Milton Township, and/or Wheaton from the Democrat news media.)