September 15 Morning Edition

— U.S. Rep. Gutierrez holds DACA town hall meeting in Chicago – AP


— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON CHICAGO TIGHTENS: 40,000 African Americans left Chicago last year; no jobs a big factor – Mike Flannery


— Barbara Flynn Currie, Illinois House’s second-ranking Democrat, won’t run for re-election – Rick Pearson
— Rauner administration creating staff teams following summer shake-up – Kim Geiger
— Poverty fell, income rose last year in Illinois, Chicago – Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz
— Illinois unemployment rate ticks up in August to 5 percent – Robert Channick
— FRONT PAGE: After long delay, governor assumes role of Rauner the recruiter – Monique Garcia
— Bernie Sanders is forcing change on the Democratic Party – Jonathan Bernstein


— Trump revives debate on hate groups, then condemns them – AP  (DIERSEN: Which individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries do the leaders of your municipality, of your township/ward, of your county, and of Illinois condemn and why?)


— OUTSTANDING: McHenry County-area state representatives Skillicorn and McSweeney call for special legislative session to repeal Trust Act – JORDYN REILAND


— OUTSTANDING: Skillicorn, McSweeney call on Legislature to repeal Trust Act – Caitlin Nordahl


— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: State report on video gambling puts Champaign at No. 7 for revenue – Tom Kacich


— ‘Dreamers’ in Rockford area anxious as uncertainty surrounds DACA – Susan Vela  (DIERSEN: What have you been anxious about? While I worked for the federal government for almost 30 years, I was always anxious about my Democrat superiors’ efforts to waste my career and to get rid of me because I am Republican, non-veteran, White, and male. My superiors in the federal government were always under tremendous pressure from Democrat politicians a) to hire, retain, and promote Democrats, and especially Democrats who were minority, female, and/or younger and b) to make way for them by wasting the careers of and getting rid of their employees who were Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)


— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, schools side with foreign countries and with their citizens against America and against its citizens.


— Rep. Ammons hosts first LBGTQ town hall – Jacqueline Francis


— Trump signs resolution condemning white supremacy Congress passed resolution earlier this week – ELI WATKINS  (DIERSEN: Of course, anti-Trumps will use this to hint/imply/argue/shout that it proves that Trump and his supporters are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)


— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON ILLINOIS TIGHTENS: Illinois Is Still Losing People—Especially College Students – WHET MOSER


— Pritzker’s fence-sitting on Cook County soda tax falls flat, GOP says – Caitlin Nordahl


— State’s Attorney Uses Illegal Slush Fund To Buy Luxury SUV For Wife


— Former Lincoln-Way Superintendent Lawrence Wyllie Indicted by Federal Grand Jury – JOHN KRAFT


— The Creepy Tale of a D.C. Law Firm, the APA, and IFI – Laurie Higgins


— Is Dreamer Deal Trump’s ‘Read My Lips’ Moment? – Patrick Buchanan
— Joe Walsh Slams President Over DACA Deal With Democrats – Joe Crowe


— DACA ‘DEAL’ WITH DEMS: ‘TRUMP JUST SCREWED HIS BASE’ ‘Blown up, destroyed, irreparable, and disillusioned beyond repair’ – ART MOORE  (DIERSEN: Trump supporters should expect that anti-Trumps will say to them “Your White supremacist, Nazi, KKK member, hater, racist, sexist, bigot leader just screwed you.”)


— Dreamer citizenship rights could swell immigrant number by 1.5 million – Stephen Dinan and Seth McLaughlin


— Tucker Sounds The Alarm: GOP In Danger Of Collapsing Over Immigration Betrayals – Peter Hasson


— Speaker Ryan Asks GOP Panel For Amnesty Plan – NEIL MUNRO
— Democrats: Trump-OK’d Amnesty ‘Dream’ Bill For 3.3 Million Illegals – NEIL MUNRO (DIERSEN: Trump supporters should expect that anti-Trumps will say to them “Your White supremacist, Nazi, KKK member, hater, racist, sexist, bigot leader just screwed you.”)
— Breitbart’s Pollak Lays Out ‘Deal-Breakers’ for Trump’s Base on DACA Deal (DIERSEN: Anti-Trumps want illegals to not only get citizenship, but to get even more preference over citizens of America and especially preference over citizens of America who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, Republican, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders (except Bill Clinton), and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
— Democrats ‘Confounded’ They Can’t Hurt President Donald Trump with Constant Attacks – WARNER TODD HUSTON


— What Trump Should Demand as Part of Dreamer Amnesty Deal  Immigration hawks say administration should insist on key measures to meaningfully fix broken system – Brendan Kirby


— The Unaccountable IRS – Editorial  (DIERSEN: What do you say to those who wasted my knowledge of IRS? I worked for the Democrats who ran IRS for almost 9 years 1971-1980, the last 5 1/2 years of which at the GS-12 Step 1-5 levels, currently $79,563-$90,173. GAO audits IRS. I transferred from IRS to GAO in 1980. The Democrats who ran GAO kept me off audits of IRS for all but 3 (1986-1988) of the almost 18 years that I worked for GAO. Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, and RINOs wasted my knowledge of IRS.)


— The Chuck and Nancy Amnesty – Editorial


— How Much Can the Youth Vote Actually Help Democrats? – G. Elliott Morris (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats shout a young people and at everyone else that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things.)
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: Conservatives Recoil at Trump’s Accommodation With Democrats Over DACA – JEREMY W. PETERS  (DIERSEN: Trump supporters should expect that anti-Trumps will say to them “Your White supremacist, Nazi, KKK member, hater, racist, sexist, bigot leader just screwed you.”)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “Trump’s Support for Law to Protect ‘Dreamers’ Lifts Its Chances.”
— 65 Percent of Mexicans View U.S. Negatively, Survey Finds – PAULINA VILLEGAS  (DIERSEN: Constructively, Mexico has declared war on America a) by its sending many millions of its citizens into America illegally, b) by its keeping many millions of its citizens in America illegally, and c) by its sending mountains of illegal drugs into America illegally.)


— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Americans promote amnesty.
— An Illinois City Aims to Move Better Policing Right Into the Neighborhood  Rockford program encourages officers to live in the areas they patrol by offering free housing – Shibani Mahtani


— Incomes continue to rise, but Texans of color still seeing a gap (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, the federal government requires employers to give preference to their employees who are minority and/or female, that is, ever-increasingly, employers are required to discriminate against their employees who are White and/or male.)

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.