September 1 Evening Edition

— 26 shot, 8 fatally, in Labor Day weekend violence
— President Donald Trump says he’ll work with Congress to stop mass shootings – AP

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: America-haters use Hurricane Dorian to fight against enforcing America’s immigration laws.

— Fact-check: Is Casten right that we have ‘less than a decade’ to avert climate disaster? Casten’s claim traces back to a 2018 report that said nations must take “unprecedented” actions to reduce emissions to put them on different trajectory by 2030 to avoid more severe impacts from warming. However, it did not identify the hard deadline Casten and others have suggested. – BGA

— Gun owners look beyond the NRA for representation – AP

— Revved-up outreach: AFL-CIO union president vows to beat back Trump’s gains with workers – S.A. Miller

— ‘Bastion of Hate’ Professors Demand KU Evict Chick-fil-A – Todd Starnes

— When Obama Tried to ‘Red Flag’ Vets and Seniors – Daniel John Sobieski
— A gay old time at the first straight pride parade – Taylor Day
— It’s time to repurpose ‘Labor Day’ as ‘Taxpayers’ Day’ – Thomas Lifson
— The Lies of the 1619 Project – Marc A. Scaringi

— Trump Trolls Debra Messing For Blacklisting Hollywood Conservatives. She Fires Back. “How times have changed!” – PAUL BOIS

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Christian-haters paint Christians as being Nazis.

— In Poland, Where History Is a Weapon, Leaders Commemorate World War II – Marc Santora (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes stress to Polish-Americans that I am 100% German national origin. In my defense, a) all my ancestors immigrated during the 1840s and 1850s, b) my grandfather on my father’s side fought the Germans during WWI, c) my uncles on my mother’s side fought the Germans during WWII, and d) my father would have fought the Germans during WWII if he had not been 4-F.)

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: NRA-haters say “Gun owners look beyond the NRA for representation.”

— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: For Those Who Don’t Identify as Male or Female, Growing Acceptance—and Accommodation – Janet Adamy

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.