September 14 Evening Edition

GOPUSA ILLINOIS
— Speakers at Milton Township Republican Central Committee’s outstanding meeting Wednesday evening, September 14, 2016, at the Wheaton Bowl Banquet Hall included Peter Breen, Mike Connelly, Heidi Holan, Jeanne Ives, Dave Tornga, and Jim Zay. Attendees included Ron Almiron, Jean Austin, Bob Berlin, Fred Bucholz, Lori Carlson, Jeff Copper, Lynn Crane, Flo Dangelo, Tim Elliott, Sal Falbo, Jef Fawell, Suzanne Fitch, Art Grant, Chris Heidorn, Paul Hinds, Gail Hinkle, Bobbi Youngberg Holder, Chris Kachiroubas, Marty Keller, Jay Kinzler, Bob Krzyzewski, Bob Larsen, Carl Lofgren, Paula McGowen, Bobby McNeily, Ron Menna, David Molitor, Gary Muehlfelt, Jim Orel, Ken Popejoy, Karyn Romano, Pat Ryan, Jan Shaw, Dave Tornga, Tim Whelan, and Karen Wilson. – Dave Diersen
http://www.gopillinois.com

 

ABC7
— HILLARY CLINTON RELEASES MORE MEDICAL RECORDS, DOCTOR SAYS SHE IS ‘FIT TO SERVE’ – AP
http://abc7chicago.com/politics/clinton-releases-medical-update-doctor-says-shes-fit-to-serve/1511697/

 

NBC5
— DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps say “Trump Visits Flint; Mayor Not Interested in ‘Photo Ops’  Candidate cut off, heckled during speech at Flint church.”
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/politics/Flint-Mayor-Donald-Trump-Water-Crisis-393408201.html
— Former Alderman Introduces Ordinance to Require Chicagoans to Stand for National Anthem  A new ordinance proposed by a former alderman would require all Chicagoans to stand when the ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ is played, in response to recent protests by Colin Kaepernick and other athletes – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/former-alderman-wants-all-chicagoans-to-stand-for-national-anthem-393477931.html
— Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger Urges Susana Mendoza to Give Up One of Her Public Pensions  Munger and Mendoza are locked in a tight race for Illinois Comptroller – Tom Schuba (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes are furious a) that while I worked part-time for the Post Office 1966-1969 and attended UIC and NIU full-time, I earned both Social Security and Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) credits and b) that while I worked part-time for Firestone Stores and full-time for IRS 1971-1972, I earned both Social Security and CSRS credits.)
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/illinois-comptroller-munger-urges-mendoza-give-up-public-pension-393456911.html
— Poll: Nearly 40 Percent of Illinoisans Want Another Presidential Choice  According to a new Reboot Illinois/We Ask America poll released Wednesday, nearly 40 percent of Illinois voters wish they had a different presidential candidate. – Tom Schuba
http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Poll-Nearly-40-Percent-of-Illinoisans-Want-Another-Presidential-Choice-393428881.html
— BEYOND OUTRAGEOUS: Sen. Kirk Disavows Trump in Spanish TV Ad  Sen. Mark Kirk released a new television ad Wednesday that finds the Republican disavowing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Spanish. – Tom Schuba  (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes in the Milton Township Republican Central Committee, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, Illinois Republican Party, etc. have always viciously demonized me, viciously denigrated me, and viciously condemned me as NOT being a team player.  In my defense, I have always supported all the Republican candidates in general elections.)
http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/kirk-trump-spanish-tv-ad-393438541.html

 

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Rauner talks ‘broken’ redistricting process, state budget impasse – Will Hager
http://www.fox32chicago.com/mornings/205309049-story

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Illinois Democrats happier with Clinton than GOP with Trump.”
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/poll-illinois-democrats-happier-with-clinton-than-gop-with-trump/
— Sen. Kirk medical letter: ‘Full cognitive recovery’ from stroke – Lynn Sweet
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/sen-kirk-medical-letter-full-cognitive-recovery-from-stroke/

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Donald Trump gives medical report to Dr. Oz, but doesn’t disclose details
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-donald-trump-dr-oz-20160914-story.html
— Kirk campaign releases doctor letter saying senator has made ‘full cognitive recovery’ – Jeff Coen and Rick Pearson
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-mark-kirk-medical-records-met-20160914-story.html
— Ted Cruz’s internet crusade gains steam in U.S. funding debate – Steven T. Dennis and Todd Shields
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-wp-blm-internet-congress-4f77e6a4-7a5f-11e6-8064-c1ddc8a724bb-20160914-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, deplorable hate-filled anti-Trumps make it clear that they can and will get rid of Trump supporters.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/ct-trump-deplorables-glanton-20160914-column.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats and RINOs always paint themselves as being champions for women.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chapman/ct-equal-rights-phyllis-schlafly-women-perspec-0915-md-20160914-column.html
— House Republicans revel in their irrelevance – Bloomberg  (DIERSEN: How relevant are you?  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always shouted that I have always been irrelevant, but nevertheless, they blame me for all the losses that Republican have suffered in Illinois since 2000.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-wp-blm-house-gop-comment-297ef010-7a81-11e6-8064-c1ddc8a724bb-20160914-story.html
— House Republicans face new tests of their irrelevance – Bloomberg  (DIERSEN: How relevant are you?  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always shouted that I have always been irrelevant, but nevertheless, they blame me for all the losses that Republican have suffered in Illinois since 2000.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-house-republicans-freedom-caucus-irrelevant-20160914-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps are filled with hatred against Putin and against Russia.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-wp-blm-russia-trump-9c28fc52-7a7f-11e6-8064-c1ddc8a724bb-20160914-story.html

 

DAILY HERALD
— Trump’s Bolingbrook fundraiser rescheduled again to September 28 – Marni Pyke
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160914/news/160919379/
— Improper bid award procedure on $52M Kane County bond issue? – James Fuller
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160913/news/160919501/

 

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— 3,000 shootings, yet Illinois lawmakers refuse to budge – TOM VANDEN BERK
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20160914/OPINION/160919926/3000-shootings-yet-illinois-lawmakers-refuse-to-budge

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Rauner ‘not involved’ in races, but helps interview candidates – Bernard Schoenburg
http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20160914/bernard-schoenburg-rauner-not-involved-in-races-but-helps-interview-candidates
— Military Family Day set for Saturday at Executive Mansion – Doug Finke
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20160914/military-family-day-set-for-saturday-at-executive-mansion

 

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— Trump leads in donations to past Illinois candidates – AP
http://www.news-gazette.com/news/state/2016-09-14/trump-leads-donations-past-illinois-candidates.html

 

PEORIA PUBLIC RADIO
— Governor Spends $16 Million, Insists He’s Not Involved In Legislative Campaigns – AMANDA VINICKY  (DIERSEN: What are you involved in?  I am involved in defending and advancing the Republican Party platform, the Illinois Republican Party platform, and the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling.  I invest 10+ hours each and every day of what is left of my life in the aforesaid.)
http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/governor-spends-16-million-insists-hes-not-involved-legislative-campaigns#stream/0

 

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— Pastor interrupts Trump to stop him from attacking Clinton in church  Trump also heckled during church visit – CNN
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/pastor-interrupts-trump-to-stop-him-from-attacking-clinton-in-church
— Trump doesn’t exercise, and other things we’ve learned from the Dr. Oz interview  Trump shares results of physical – CNN (DIERSEN: What is your excuse for not exercising?  My excuse for not exercising is that I spend 10+ hours each and every putting GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails out.)
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/trump-doesnt-exercise-and-other-things-weve-learned-from-the-dr-oz-interview
— Ford moving all small car production to Mexico  Fiesta subcompact is already being assembled in Mexico – Peter Valdes-Dapena
http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/ford-moving-all-small-car-production-to-mexico

 

NORTHERN PUBLIC RADIO
— Rauner Says He Is Taking ‘Hands Off’ Approach This Campaign Season – AMANDA VINICKY
http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rauner-says-he-taking-hands-approach-campaign-season

 

HERALD & REVIEW
— Rauner visits police conference in Decatur – TONY REID
http://herald-review.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/rauner-visits-police-conference-in-decatur/article_b20ee58e-bc56-5bae-8d81-7264d8afbf23.html

 

KENDALL COUNTY NOW
— GOP sets Reagan Day dinner October 20 – James Marter, Chairman, Kendall County Republican Central Committee, Oswego
http://www.kendallcountynow.com/2016/09/09/letter-gop-sets-reagan-day-dinner/aopcz3d/

 

BOLINGBROOK PATCH
— Donald Trump Once Again Postpones Bolingbrook Fundraiser to September 28.  The campaign says it was because of a scheduling conflict, but an anti-Trump group says it was because of low ticket sales. – Scott Viau
http://patch.com/illinois/bolingbrook/donald-trump-once-again-postpones-bolingbrook-fundraiser

 

UIS JOURNAL
— Illinois budget crisis leading to ‘brain drain’ – Jeff Burnett
http://uisjournal.com/features/2016/09/14/illinois-budget-crisis-leading-to-brain-drain/

 

CHICAGO DAILY LAW BULLETIN
— ID cards becoming more and more popular with immigrants, poor – Jeff Karoub and Deep-Tihajela  (DIERSEN: How many of the many millions who are in America illegally will use their false identifications to vote for Clinton and for the other Democrats?)
http://www.chicagolawbulletin.com/Articles/2016/09/14/ID-cards-immigrants-poor-9-14-16.aspx

 

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK
— Kirk among coal-state senators calling for bailout of miner pensions
http://ilnews.org/9860/kirk-among-coal-state-senators-calling-for-bailout-of-miner-pensions/

 

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Candidates for Recorder of Deeds Face Off
http://mchenrycountyblog.com
— Kathy Bergan Schmidt Steps Up to the District 3 County Board Plate
http://mchenrycountyblog.com
— GOP Precinct Committee Trashes Jack Franks for Refusal to Debate Mike Walkup
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2016/09/14/gop-precinct-committee-trashes-jack-franks-for-refusal-to-debate-mike-walkup/

 

REBOOT ILLINOIS
— Michael Madigan, Bruce Rauner on twin quests for complete control
http://rebootillinois.com/2016/09/14/michael-madigan-bruce-rauner-exercise-absolute-control/

 

ILLINOIS LEAKS
— Law firm disputes quote from Founder of For The Good of Illinois – Fact Check – Kirk Allen
http://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2016/09/law-firm-disputes-quote-from-founder-of-for-the-good-of-illinois-fact-check/

 

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— WHERE’S WEYERMULLER? TALKING TRUMP AT REPUBLICAN PICNICS
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/09/wheres-weyermuller-talking-trump-at-republican-picnics.html
— FRINGE CATHOLIC GROUP PROMOTES ABORTION FUNDING WITH NATIONAL AD CAMPAIGN
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/09/fringe-catholic-group-promotes-abortion-funding-with-national-ad-campaign.html
— TRANSGENDER MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT ALLOWED ACCESS TO OPPOSITE SEX LOCKER ROOM IN U-46
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/09/transgender-middle-school-student-allowed-access-to-opposite-sex-locker-room-in-u-46.html

 

DAILY CALLER
— Could Hillary Tell Us What Percentage Of Muslims Are ‘Deplorable’? – Ann Coulter
http://dailycaller.com/2016/09/14/coulter-could-hillary-tell-us-what-percentage-of-muslims-are-deplorable/

 

WORLD NET DAILY
— SOROS INSTIGATING PRE-ELECTION ‘SURGE’ AT BORDER  ‘They’re bringing them here to vote’ as illegal crossings near 2014 record – LEO HOHMANN  (DIERSEN: How many of the many millions who are in America illegally will use their false identifications to vote for Clinton and for the other Democrats?)
http://www.wnd.com/2016/09/soros-instigating-pre-election-surge-at-border/

 

GOPUSA
— Texas AG offers Target help in protecting its customers
http://www.gopusa.com/texas-ag-offers-target-help-in-protecting-its-customers/

 

BARBWIRE
— YOU’RE ‘DEPLORABLE’ BECAUSE HILLARY IS FUNDAMENTALLY EVIL – PAUL HAIR
http://barbwire.com/2016/09/14/youre-deplorable-because-hillary-is-fundamentally-evil/

 

THE BLAZE
— Dems’ Defense of Clinton’s Pneumonia Includes Fat-Shaming Trump and Mocking His Eating Habits – Mike Opelka
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2016/09/14/dems-defense-of-clintons-pneumonia-includes-fat-shaming-trump-and-mocking-his-eating-habits/
— Some Occidental College Students Praise Vandals Who Destroyed 9/11 Flag Memorial – Tre Goins-Phillips
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2016/09/13/some-occidental-college-students-praise-vandals-who-destroyed-911-flag-memorial/

 

NATIONAL REVIEW
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps reject the immigration plank in the Republican Party platform.
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/440019/immigration-donald-trump-rhetoric-restrictionists-need-new-strategy

 

ROLL CALL
— Human Rights Campaign Criticizes Democrat’s Ad in Illinois  Gay rights group has endorsed Republican Bob Dold in 10th District – Simone Pathe  (DIERSEN: Those who promote LBGTQ activity focus on getting rid of those who do not promote LGBTQ activity.)
http://www.rollcall.com/news/politics/human-rights-campaign-criticizes-democrats-ad-illinois

 

THE HILL
— Trump shares results from physical exam on ‘Dr. Oz Show’ – Mark Hensch
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/295915-trump-gives-dr-oz-physical-results

 

HUFFINGTON POST
— Funds gush in deep blue Land of Lincoln as Kirk struggles to hold seat – Jack Noland
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/opensecrets-blog/funds-gush-in-deep-blue-l_b_12012368.html

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— House GOP Could Keep Majority but Lose Leverage – KRISTINA PETERSON
http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2016/09/14/house-gop-could-keep-majority-but-lose-leverage/
— Will Household Incomes Continue to Rise?
http://www.wsj.com/video/will-household-incomes-continue-to-rise/75F1C2FF-F5CC-4324-B8BC-52323CD98458.html

 

MONEY MAGAZINE
— Poverty Among Seniors Has Dropped – Dan Kadlec
http://time.com/money/4489827/poverty-among-seniors-has-dropped/

 

GALLUP BUSINESS JOURNAL
— Few Workers Apply Their Company’s Values to Their Jobs – Nate Dvorak and Bailey Nelson
http://www.gallup.com/businessjournal/195506/few-workers-apply-company-values-jobs.aspx

 

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST
— Jobseekers over 35 – especially men – find it tough as slowdown bites in China’s manufacturing hub – Sidney Leng
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/economy/article/2018939/not-wanted-jobseekers-over-35-find-it-tough-slowdown-bites-chinas

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.