September 13 Evening Edition

ABC7
— POLITICAL RISK FOR ALL IN TRUMP-CLINTON ‘DEPLORABLES’ DEBATE – AP
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/political-risk-for-all-in-trump-clinton-deplorables-debate/1510184/

 

NBC5
— Sen. Mark Kirk Considered ‘Most Vulnerable Republican Up for Re-Election’  According to a new Morning Consult survey, Sen. Mark Kirk is considered the “most vulnerable” Republican senator up for re-election in November. – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/mark-kirk-is-the-most-vulnerable-republican-up-for-re-election-393306221.html
— Kirk Campaign Hits Duckworth on Missed Votes – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/ward-room-campaign-round-up-kirk-duckworth-votes-madigan-rauner-kim-foxx-393297771.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— BEYOND OUTRAGEOUS: Mark Kirk uses his Spanish in ad attacking Donald Trump – Lynn Sweet
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/mark-kirk-use-his-spanish-in-ad-attacking-donald-trump/
— Trump stands up for backers even as rally scuffle breaks out – AP
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/trump-stands-up-for-backers-as-rally-scuffle-breaks-out/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Proposed 2016-17 DuPage County budget calls for $10M spending drop – Gary Gibula
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-balanced-dupage-budget-st-0914-20160913-story.html
— Rauner donating big money, even by nationwide standards – Rich Miller
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/opinion/ct-sta-miller-rauner-donations-st-0914-20160913-story.html
— With Clinton on sideline, Obama blasts Trump as ‘not fit in any way’ to lead
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-president-obama-hillary-clinton-20160913-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Clinton supporters demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump and his supporters.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/post-tribune/opinion/ct-ptb-milbank-deplorables-st-0914-20160913-story.html
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/zorn/ct-trump-clinton-deplorables-pneumonia-zorn-perspec-0914-md-20160912-column.html
— School districts 200, 203, and 204 to host legislative breakfast – Suzanne Baker
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/news/ct-nvs-school-legislative-breakfast-st-0914-20160913-story.html

 

DAILY HERALD
— Harris, Morrison drop out of running to replace Murphy in state Senate – Kerry Lester
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160913/news/160919565/
— Dold demands PAC stop linking him to Trump – Kerry Lester
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160913/news/160919581/
— DuPage County budget holds line on property taxes – Robert Sanchez
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160913/news/160919538/
— 8th Congressional District hopefuls stress their cross-party appeal – Eric Peterson
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160913/news/160919536/
— How 42nd House candidates disagree on map-making – Marie Wilson
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160913/news/160919537/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— State Supreme Court won’t reconsider redistricting ruling – AP
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20160913/NEWS02/160919963/state-supreme-court-wont-reconsider-redistricting-ruling

 

WAND TV
— Rauner – End Bureaucracy To Fund Police – Doug Wolfe
http://www.wandtv.com/story/33087121/rauner-end-bureaucracy-to-fund-police

 

DAILY EGYPTIAN
— Illinois governor policies hit during rally pushing liberal views on labor, wages, poverty, education – Dean Olsen
http://dailyegyptian.com/58863/state/illinois-governor-policies-hit-rally-pushing-liberal-views-labor-wages-poverty-education/

 

SUBURBAN LIFE
— DuPage County Chairman Cronin proposes flat property taxes, $10.6M in reductions in 2017-18 budget – NATHAN LURZ
http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2016/09/13/dupage-county-chairman-cronin-proposes-flat-property-taxes-10-6m-in-reductions-in-2017-18-budget/atirwwb/
— Downers Grove Village Council welcomes pair of new members to fill vacancies – NATHAN LURZ
http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2016/09/12/downers-grove-village-council-welcomes-pair-of-new-members-to-fill-vacancies/abf77bu/

 

ILLINOIS MIRROR
— NPR Illinois Rewrites History for Mike Madigan – Eric Kohn
http://www.illinoismirror.com/npr-illinois-rewrites-history-for-mike-madigan/

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— KIRK IGNORES IL GOP’S BASE TO WIN VOTES FROM THE LEFT
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/09/kirk-ignores-il-gops-base-to-win-votes-from-the-left.html
— IL SUPREME COURT SAYS “ABSOLUTELY NOT!” ON REVISITING INDEPENDENT MAP REFERENDUM
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/09/il-supreme-court-says-absolutely-not-on-revisiting-independent-map-referendum.html
— DWIGHT KAY FACES STIFF OPPOSITION IN 112TH DISTRICT RACE
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/09/dwight-kay-faces-stiff-opposition-in-112th-district-race.html

 

DAILY CALLER
— Illinois GOP Senator Has ‘No Chance’ Of Winning Election, ‘Trending In The Wrong Direction’ – PHILLIP STUCKY
http://dailycaller.com/2016/09/13/illinois-gop-senator-has-no-chance-of-winning-election-trending-in-the-wrong-direction/
— Obama Makes Fun Of The ‘Workin’ Folks’ For Supporting Trump – Christian Datoc
http://dailycaller.com/2016/09/13/obama-makes-fun-of-the-workin-folks-for-supporting-trump-video/

 

GOPUSA
— Will the GOP establishment join Democrats to prevent impeachment of IRS chief?
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=14805
— Hillary’s faint highlights uncertainty on how to replace a candidate
http://www.gopusa.com/hillarys-faint-highlights-uncertainty-on-how-to-replace-a-candidate/

 

FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE
— CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY OFFERS HOUSING ‘FOR BLACKS ONLY’ Restoring segregation in the name of “social justice.” – Crystal Wright
http://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/264141/california-state-university-offers-housing-blacks-crystal-wright

 

NEWSMAX
— Reince Priebus: ‘Deplorables’ Remark Attacks an ‘Entire Group of People’ – Sandy Fitzgerald
http://www.newsmax.com/Headline/Reince-Priebus-Deplorables-Remark-Clinton/2016/09/13/id/748027/

 

CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN NEWS
— LENA DUNHAM, WHOOPI GOLDBERG, MILEY CYRUS: 14 CELEBRITIES WHO HAVE THREATENED TO LEAVE AMERICA IF TRUMP BECOMES PRESIDENT
http://conservativerepublicannews.com/2016/09/12/lena-dunham-whoopi-goldberg-miley-cyrus-14-celebrities-who-have-threatened-to-leave-america-if-trump-becomes-president/

 

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— GAO: America already lost its claim to the Internet – RUDY TAKALA
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/gao-u.s.-already-lost-claim-to-the-internet/article/2601685

 

POLITICO
— Donald and Ivana Trump fight unsealing of divorce records – Josh Gerstein
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/09/donald-trump-ivana-divorce-records-228119

 

THE HILL
— Coulter: ‘I would die’ for Trump – Caitlin Yilek
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/295745-coulter-i-would-die-for-trump
— Trump campaign chief: Pence should have called David Duke ‘deplorable’ – Nikita Vladimirov
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/295659-trump-campaign-chief-pence-should-have-called-david-duke

 

HUFFINGTON POST
— Expect More Dictatorship in Springfield After 2016 Elections – Matthew Dietrich
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/matthew-dietrich/expect-more-dictatorship_b_11992528.html
— Federal Employee Would Rather Be Fired Than Watch LGBT Diversity Video  David Hall believes that the Social Security Administration wants him to “certify sin.” – Curtis M. Wong
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/illinois-social-security-video_us_57d818f9e4b0aa4b722c7566
— Harry Reid Mocks Trump’s Health  The Senate’s top Democrat noted that Trump doesn’t exactly live the healthiest lifestyle, but reporters are focused on Hillary Clinton. – Michael McAuliff
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/harry-reid-trump-health_us_57d85058e4b0fbd4b7bc026b
— Trump Campaign Manager Chides Reporters For ‘Badgering’ About Tax Returns, Charitable Giving  “I don’t see it as journalism,” Kellyanne Conway said. – Igor Bobic
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-tax-returns-charity-conway_us_57d807d2e4b09d7a687f9643

 

REUTERS
— Obama paints Trump as no friend of the working class – Ayesha Rascoe and James Oliphant
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-idUSKCN11J1T2

 

NBC NEWS
— Is Trump Winning Voters With Focus On ‘Deplorables’ Comment? – CARRIE DANN and ANDREW RAFFERTY
http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2016-election/lid-trump-winning-voters-focus-deplorables-comment-n647831

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Obama Stumps for Hillary Clinton, Knocks Donald Trump’s Stance on Putin  In first solo appearance on campaign trail, president accuses Trump of adopting Russian President Putin as his ‘role model’ – BYRON TAU
http://www.wsj.com/articles/obama-stumps-for-hillary-clinton-knocks-donald-trumps-stance-on-putin-1473800057

 

RASMUSSEN REPORTS
— More Voters Than Ever Say Politicians Make False Promises To Get Elected
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/elections/election_2016/more_voters_than_ever_say_politicians_make_false_promises_to_get_elected
— Last Chance for the ‘Deplorables’ – Patrick J. Buchanan
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/political_commentary/commentary_by_pat_buchanan/last_chance_for_the_deplorables

 

GALLUP BUSINESS JOURNAL
— Few Employees Believe in Their Company’s Values – Nate Dvorak and Bailey Nelson
http://www.gallup.com/businessjournal/195491/few-employees-believe-company-values.aspx

 

FED SMITH
— House Committee Wants to Know Why OPM Hasn’t Implemented GAO’s Recommendations – Ian Smith
https://www.fedsmith.com/2016/09/13/house-committee-wants-to-know-why-opm-hasnt-implemented-gaos-recommendations/

 

GAO
— Tax Debt Collection: IRS Needs to Define Field Program Objectives and Assess Risks in Case Selection
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-16-787

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.