September 11 Evening Edition

— 20 Years Since 9/11: Chicago Events Remember the Fallen, Honor First Responders – Lexi Sutter

— Chicago Marks 20th Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks; ‘We Must Remember The Sacrifices Made’

— Chicagoans remember 9/11: ‘Our mission is not over’ A McKinley Park man who was in New York City when the attacks happened recalled the tragedy Saturday as Chicago honored the nearly 3,000 lives lost. – Madeline Kenney
— Around Chicago, Muslims, Arab Americans say they still face post-9/11 discrimination. A suburban imam says there’s still an element that ‘kind of doesn’t want American Muslims to be part of that remembrance and grieving process. They want Islam to be the enemy.’ – Elvia Malagón
— Muslim Americans are still fighting bias 2 decades after 9/11. Here are some of the ways how. For American Muslims who grew up in the shadow of 9/11, there’s ‘this sense of being Muslim as a kind of important identity marker regardless of your relationship with Islam,’ says Eman Abdelhadi, a University of Chicago sociologist. – Deepti Hajela

— Chicago grieves 9/11 on 20th anniversary: ‘A wound that will never fully disappear’ – ALICE YIN
— Norwood Park Township budget missing some key information, watchdog says – BOB CHIARITO

— Naperville marks 20th anniversary of 9/11 terror attacks – Brian Hill
— Suburban Skyview: Oak Brook’s American flag tribute to Sept. 11 fallen – John Starks
— Wheaton pays tribute to lives lost on 9/11, 20 years later

— Clean-energy bill passed by Illinois House; Senate scheduled to vote on plan Monday – Dean Olsen

— Line of Republican candidates for governor getting longer by the day – Jim Dey

— Continuing Trump fervor explained – Jim Nowlan and Allen Andersen

— Salesforce to help workers leave states over abortion laws – AP

— Red, White and Blue Rally Remembers, Honors Those Lost On 9/11

— America Mourns The Anniversary Of 9/11 While The Taliban Celebrate – Michael Reagan
— Teach Our Children Why We Were Attacked On 9/11

— Donald Trump Visits New York City Police and Fire Departments on 9/11 – CHARLIE SPIERING
— Donald Trump Jr.: Botched Afghanistan Withdrawal Result of ‘America Last’ Democrat Policies – HANNAH BLEAU

— Members of Congress, their staffs will be exempt from Biden’s federal vaccine mandate – CHRIS ENLOE
— ‘Abolitionist’ professor says 9/11 was attack on ‘heteropatriarchal capitalistic systems’ that benefit white people – CHRIS ENLOE

— Former President Trump Meets With Police, Firefighters On 9/11 Anniversary

— Trump to Address 35,000 at National Mall During Christian Concert/Rally – Charles Kim

— President Trump Predicts 2020 Election Will Be Decertified

— Donald Trump makes surprise visit to NYPD and FDNY on 20th anniversary of 9/11

— Trump slams ‘incompetence’ of Afghan withdrawal on 9/11 anniversary – LEXI LONAS

— Trump makes surprise visit to New York police and firefighters on 9/11 – Jon Levine, Joe Marino, Larry Celona and Tina Moore

— George W. Bush compares ‘violent extremists at home’ to 9/11 terrorists in 20th anniversary speech – Amy B Wang and Caroline Anders
(COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, conservative-haters paint conservatives as being extremists who should be gotten rid of.)

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.