September 13 Evening Edition

— Illinois high school athletes, parents hold rally demanding return of fall sports season ISHA asks Gov. Pritzker to hand back over control of season – Jesse Kirsch
— Illinois COVID 19: IL reports 1,462 new coronavirus cases, 14 deaths
— Candidates in 14th Congressional District – Kay Cesinger

— ‘Let Us Play:’ Students Take Part in Suburban Rally Calling for Fall Sports to Resume – Trina Orlando

— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Bears and Lions have different demonstrations for social, racial justice before their season opener – Larry Hawley

— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Bears kneel, raise fists for national anthem; others stay in locker room – Patrick Finley

— In school or at home? Both sides of pandemic education debate have rallied in the suburbs – Steve Zalusky (DIERSEN: The flyer for this poorly attended protest was titled “Stay At Home and Vote out Jeanne Ives” and it took place across the street from Ives’s campaign headquarters.)
— Chicago’s census count lags behind as deadline approaches – AP

— Racial injustice themes fill empty NFL stadiums – AP

— Will Antifa and Black Lives Matter cancel the Biden-Harris ticket? Radical left now dictates what passes for acceptability among Democrats – Gary Anderson
— Alarms sounded on Democratic Party’s biggest fundraising platform; half of donations from unemployed – Valerie Richardson
— Biden says he’s in better shape than Trump: ‘Just look at us’ – Valerie Richardson

— More voters classify ‘Black Lives Matter’ demonstrations as riots, not protests: Poll – Michael Lee

— Black Lives Matter and NYPD clash after protest stops traffic on George Washington Bridge: ‘We shut s*** down!’ The organizer of the protest called the police ‘pigs’ and boasted that it was ‘our city’ after shutting down the bridge – Paul Sacca

— Fox News Poll: Biden Up 5 Points Nationally – Eric Mack

— More Than 10,000 Academics and Scholars Sign ‘The Philadelphia Statement’ Against Cancel Culture – RICK MORA

— Pro-Trump parade in Cincinnati estimated at 7k strong after hopes were for ’50 to 100 people’ – Jon Dougherty

— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Social justice demonstrations, kneeling mark first full weekend of NFL schedule – JUSTINE COLEMAN

— More voters classify BLM unrest as riots rather than protests: poll – Jorge Fitz-Gibbon

— United Airlines accused of favoring young, white, blond attendants for NFL, MLB flights – Hannah Yasharoff

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.