October 5 Evening Edition

NBC5
— Chicago Aldermen Push to Remove Honorary Trump Street Sign – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/emanuel-supports-removing-honarary-trump-street-sign-396070551.html
— Gary Johnson to Speak at the University of Chicago on Friday  The event is part of the university’s Institute of Politics’ ‘Road to 2016’ series – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/gary-johnson-university-of-chicago-396037201.html

CBS2

— Both Parties Cry Foul In Kankakee Election
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/10/05/both-parties-cry-foul-in-kankakee-election/

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Kankakee prosecutor investigating possible vote fraud – AP
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/local/209812705-story

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Illinois House endorsements, round 3: Sheri Jesiel, Rod Drobinski, Steven Reick, Allen Skillicorn, John Cabello, Joe Sosnowski, Tony McCombie, Brandi McGuire, Daniel Swanson, David Welter, and Jerry Lee Long
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-illinois-house-endorsements-rauner-madigan-edit-1006-20161006-story.html
— Aldermen want Trump stripped of his honorary Chicago plaza – Kim Janssen
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-donald-trump-honorary-way-remove-1006-chicago-inc-20161005-story.html
— Questions about the Trump Foundation – Editorial
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-trump-foundation-clinton-charity-edit-1006-md-20161005-story.html
— Don’t worry, millennials: It’s always been tough to figure out your life – R.L. Maizes (DIERSEN: From what I see, employers are getting more and more and more anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-gun owners, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-millennials-jobs-anxiety-20161005-story.html
— Elgin-area lawmakers say now is the time for residents to share ideas – Janelle Walker
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-courier-news/news/ct-ecn-elgin-legislative-forum-st-1996-20161005-story.html
— Trump claims credit for Pence’s debate performance, says he doesn’t ‘love’ or ‘hate’ Putin – Sean Sullivan
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-trump-pence-putin-debate-20161005-story.html
— Laugh, creepy clowns. Go on, laugh – John Kass
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/kass/ct-clown-problems-kass-20161005-column.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Simon Institute poll: Illinois voters like term limits, redistricting reform; Duckworth leads Kirk 48-34; in comptroller race, Mendoza up on Munger 40-32
http://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago/poll-shows-duckworth-mendoza-clinton-ahead-in-illinois/
— Feds, state officials look into Kankakee voter fraud allegations – Tina Sfondeles
http://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago/feds-state-officials-go-to-kankakee-to-look-into-voter-fraud/
— Downtown Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) moves to punish Trump for denigrating Chicago – Fran Spielman
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/reilly-moves-to-punish-trump-for-denigrating-chicago/
— As deaths soar, Emanuel to boost spending on heroin treatment – Fran Spielman and Frank Main
http://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago/as-deaths-soar-emanuel-to-boost-spending-on-heroin-treatment/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Foster supports path to citizenship, Khouri focused on earned legal status – Jessica Cilella
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161005/news/161009415/
— How 77th House candidates differ on state finances – Katlyn Smith
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161005/news/161009416/
— State budget, taxes top concerns for 66th District candidates – Madhu Krishnamurthy
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161005/news/161009352/
– 6th Congressional District candidates don’t back free college tuition plan – Robert Sanchez
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161005/news/161009383/
— Wheeling trustees OK 75 percent raise for village president – Erin Hegarty
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161005/news/161009379/

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Poll finds Illinois voters overwhelmingly support term limits, remap reform – Doug Finke
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20161005/poll-finds-illinois-voters-overwhelmingly-support-term-limits-remap-reform
— BEYOND TRAGIC: Illinois marijuana sales top $20M since program began – AP  (DIERSEN: To promote pot in America is to promote the destruction of America. To promote pot in Illinois is to promote the destruction of Illinois.)
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20161005/illinois-marijuana-sales-top-20m-since-program-began

 

DAILY EGYPTIAN
— Illinois leaders talk state budget woes, MAP grants while at SIU – Shannon Allen
http://dailyegyptian.com/59893/news/illinois-leaders-talk-state-budget-woes-map-grants-while-at-siu/

 

ILLINOIS NEWS NEWWORK
— Downstate voters’ approval of Rauner low, but over 70 percent disapprove of Madigan
http://ilnews.org/10271/10271/

 

POSITIVELY NAPERVILLE
— NAPERVILLE’S PULSE IN SPRINGFIELD – FALL VETO SESSION AND THE ‘LAME DUCK’ SURPRISE – GRANT WEHRLI
http://www.positivelynaperville.com/2016/10/04/napervilles-pulse-springfield-fall-veto-session-lame-duck-surprise/65544

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— IL GOP SETS UP HOTLINE FOLLOWING ALLEGATIONS OF VOTER FRAUD IN KANKAKEE CO
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/10/il-gop-sets-up-hotline-following-allegations-of-voter-fraud-in-kankakee-co-.html
— RNC RELEASES NEW VIDEO: TIM KAINE INTERRUPTS
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/10/rnc-releases-new-video-tim-kaine-interrupts.html

 

CAPITOL FAX
— Two big new campaign cash developments
http://capitolfax.com/2016/10/05/two-big-new-campaign-cash-developments/

 

FOX NEWS
— GAO: Feds spend $1.5B a year on PR, advertising
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/10/05/watchdog-feds-spend-1-5b-year-on-pr-advertising.html

 

BREITBART
— Obama Administation Hires Hundreds of PR Staffers for $500 Million a Year – KATHERINE RODRIGUEZ
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/10/05/obama-administation-hires-hundreds-pr-staffers-500-million-year/

 

GOPUSA
— GOP Establishment Senators: We can work with Hillary! (DIERSEN: Democrat plants and RINOs focus on destroying the Republican Party.)
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=15604

 

ROLL CALL
— Poll Shows Duckworth With Larger Lead Over Kirk  New poll shows challenger with double-digit lead – Eric Garcia
http://www.rollcall.com/news/politics/poll-duckworth-handily-leads-kirk

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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