— Midwest’s first LGBTQ-only addiction treatment program opens in northwest suburbs
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Research shows the LGBTQ+ community experiences higher rates of substance abuse than the general population. Between 20-30 percent of gay and transgender people battle a substance use disorder, according to the Center for American Progress. For the general population, that number is about nine percent.)
— Trump blasts critics who pushed him not to host G-7 summit at his golf club: ‘You people with this phony emoluments clause’ – AP
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Buffalo Grove trustees hear recreational pot outcry past midnight, then vote to allow sales – Steve Zalusky
— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: St. Charles to allow two recreational marijuana shops, one on each side of Fox River – Lauren Rohr
— Warrenville businessman becomes 8th GOP candidate to challenge Underwood – DREW ZIMMERMAN
— Trump’s Insults: The Male and the Female of It – Christopher Chantrill
— GOP Congressmen Send Letter To CNN’s Jeff Zucker For Refusing To Air Trump Campaign Ads – HENRY RODGERS (DIERSEN: What if I offered the Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Milton Township Republican Central Committee, etc. lots of money to promote GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails?)
— Beto O’Rourke Defends His Repeated Trump-Hitler Comparisons On CNN – Molly Prince (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Trump-haters call those who do not hate Trump White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things who should be gotten rid of once and for all. What should those who do not hate Trump do to defend themselves?)
— These Health Violations At Illinois Abortion Facilities Will Make You Sick What if the reality is that abortion facilities operating right now, in full legality, are being consistently cited for health code violations for things that can endanger the lives of women? – Holly Scheer
REAL CLEAR POLITICS
— Trump: Democrats Are “Vicious” And Stick Together, “They Don’t Have A Mitt Romney In Their Midst” – Ian Schwartz
— Want Good Government? Get Rid of Group Rights and Identity Politics – RICHARD LEE ABRAMS (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats give minorities, women, LGBTQers, and non-citizens “rights” over Whites, over men, over heterosexuals, and over citizens.)
— Steve Bannon: ‘Focused’ Pelosi will impeach Trump in the next six weeks – JOE CONCHA
— Pelosi releases ‘fact sheet’ saying Trump has ‘betrayed his oath of office’ – CRISTINA MARCOS
— Trump urges Democrats to vote to censure Schiff – ZACK BUDRYK
— Gingrich calls for eliminating White House press corps in wake of Mulvaney briefing – JUSTIN WISE (DIERSEN: Of course, already, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes hint/imply/argue/shout that all the losses that Republican candidates will suffer in Illinois in 2020 will be caused by my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails. Since 2000, they have hinted/implied/argued/shouted that my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails have caused all the losses that Republicans candidates have suffered in Illinois since 2000.)
— House rejects GOP measure censuring Schiff – JULIEGRACE BRUFKE
— Facebook unveils multi-pronged effort to protect 2020 election process – EMILY TILLETT (DIERSEN: Of course, already, my critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes hint/imply/argue/shout that all the losses that Republican candidates will suffer in Illinois in 2020 will be caused by my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails. Since 2000, they have hinted/implied/argued/shouted that my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails have caused all the losses that Republicans candidates have suffered in Illinois since 2000.)
— Trump urges GOP to ‘get tougher and fight’ impeachment – JILL COLVIN and MATTHEW DALY (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who claim to be Republican, but who focus on destroying Republicans like me who support the traditional family, right to life, immigration, Second Amendment, illegal drugs, equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving), and other planks in the Illinois Republican Party and Republican Party platforms.)
NEW YORK TIMES
— New Illinois Abortion Clinic Anticipates Post-Roe World A regional clinic across the river from Missouri reflects how both sides of the abortion divide are looking toward a landscape in which some states might ban abortions outright. – Sabrina Tavernise (DIERSEN: If you are a Republican, the higher the government or political office that you seek, the more that Democrats will stress your “slave ties.”)
— $27 Million for Reparations Over Slave Ties Pledged by Seminary The Princeton Theological Seminary said it was committed to “telling the truth” about its ties to slavery. Black students don’t think it goes far enough. – Ed Shanahan
— Facebook Finds New Disinformation Campaigns and Braces for 2020 Torrent – Mike Isaac
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump-hater promotes hatred against Trump.
— Local News Is Dying. New York May Try to Pass a Law to Save It. Legislators are proposing a first-in-the-nation bill to force cable companies to offer independent local news. – Vivian Wang
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH BIG COLOR PICTURE: Liberals and moderates promote anti-conservative hairstyles.
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
— Democrats, Republicans and the New Politics of Hate In a deeply divided nation, Democrats and Republicans don’t just disagree, they hate each other. – Susan Milligan (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those in my neighborhood, in my precinct, in Wheaton’s West District, in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois who promote hatred against those who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. I would focus on those who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout.)
— For Generation Juul, Nicotine Addiction Happens Fast and Is Hard to Shake The national wave of lung illnesses won’t stop many teens from vaping.
WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Mexico’s Soaring Murder Rate Proves Gun Control Is Deadly Its laws are among the world’s least permissive. And most criminals don’t get weapons from the U.S. – John R. Lott Jr.
— Donald Trump Jr. on the Hustings: Energizing His Father’s Loyalists – AP
DALLAS MORNING NEWS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats and Libertarians want Hispanics to blame Republicans for drug problems.