September 15 Morning Edition

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Ex-alderman wants rules when national anthem is played in Chicago – John Byrne
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-rahm-emanuel-city-council-meeting-20160914-story.html
— Chicago area’s poverty rate declined in 2015 as incomes rose – Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz  (DIERSEN: Democrat politicians fight poverty by taking money, jobs, opportunities, etc. away from Republicans and by giving that money, by giving those jobs, and by giving those opportunities to Democrats.  It is called Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-illinois-chicago-census-0915-biz-20160914-story.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The Chicago metro area had nearly 52,000 fewer people living in poverty in 2015 than it did the year before, following national trends as its poverty rate dropped and household incomes rose — though the economic improvements locally were not as vigorous as national averages. The poverty rate fell to 13.3 percent last year from 13.9 percent in the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin metro area, which was among 16 of the 25 most populous metro areas to see a significant drop in poverty rates, according to American Community Survey data scheduled for Thursday release by the U.S. Census Bureau. The other large metro areas saw no change in poverty rates; none had an increase. Median household income, adjusted for inflation, rose by 2.4 percent in the Chicago metro area between 2014 and 2015, to $63,135. That growth was more tepid than the national average, which saw median household income rise 3.8 percent, to $55,775. Median incomes increased in 21 of the 25 most populous metro areas. None showed a decrease. Nationally, the poverty rate declined to 14.7 percent in 2015 from 15.5 percent the year before, according to the American Community Survey, marking the first time since the survey launched in 2005 that poverty has declined significantly two years in a row.)
— Want to live off-campus in Chicago? Get ready to pay. – Gail MarksJarvis  (DIERSEN: My living with my parents and my brother in our home in Crete while I attended UIC full-time 1966-1968, weekends during my first semester at NIU in 1969, and the summer of 1969 while I worked for the Park Forest Post Office, enabled me to graduate from NIU in August of 1970 debt-free and owning a 1969 Dodge Charger SE.)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-college-rents-0915-biz-20160914-story.html
— OUTSTANDING: Oak Forest alters laws on video gambling – Gregory Tejeda
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/news/ct-sta-oak-forest-gambling-st-0915-20160914-story.html

 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Aldermen want to ban driverless cars in pre-emptive strike – Fran Spielman
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/aldermen-want-to-ban-driverless-cars-in-pre-emptive-strike/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Promoting abortion is one of the Democrat Party’s top priorities.  Because I support the right to life plank in the Republican Party platform, those who promote abortion work every hard against me.
http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/opinion-after-four-decades-stop-denying-health-care/

 

DAILY HERALD
— Krishnamoorthi: DiCianni should take stance on Trump – Eric Peterson
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160915/news/160919312/

 

NORTHERN PUBLIC RADIO
— Rauner Spars With Chicago Mayor Over Water Taxes – TONY ARNOLD
http://northernpublicradio.org/post/gov-rauner-spars-chicago-mayor-over-water-taxes

 

BLOOMINGTON PANTAGRAPH
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Cruzs say that Cruz is an antagonist.  Who says that you are an antagonist?  The following say that I am an antagonist: those who a) reject planks in the Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, b) reject planks in the Illinois Republican Party platform and work against those like me who support those planks, c) reject the Milton Township Republican Central Committee resolution against video gambling and work against those like me who support that resolution, d) focus on destroying those like me who they cannot manipulate/dominate, e) were defendants in lawsuits that I have filed, f) are operatives for the aforesaid, and/or g) are dupes for the aforesaid and those who are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/senate-antagonist-cruz-makes-nice-with-campaign-fundraisers/article_6343f2d8-063b-5f3f-9161-fc1e7010e22f.html

 

SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: QUESTION: Who wants America to take in more refugees?  ANSWER: Individuals, organizations, companies, governments, and countries that are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20160915/why-it-matters-refugees

 

DELALB DAILY CHRONICLE
— Law should help deserving felons get jobs – Editorial  (DIERSEN: How deserving are you?  My Democrat superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates in the federal government always hinted/implied/argued/shouted that only Democrats deserved federal jobs and promotions, and especially Democrats who were minority, female, younger, poor, and/or veteran.  My critics/opponents in Republican politics hint/imply/argue/shout that only they, their operatives, and their dupes deserve leadership roles.)
http://www.daily-chronicle.com/2016/09/14/our-view-law-should-help-deserving-felons-get-jobs/adjbgn1/

 

  1. LOUIS TODAY
    — DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, anti-Trumps make it clear that they are anti-White.
    http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/dana-milbank/dana-milbank-yes-half-of-trump-supporters-are-racist/article_9aca1c3c-53d8-5288-800c-21bc3f102ff2.html

 

FOX NEWS
— Bias Alert: Networks soft-pedal Powell emails on Bill, Hillary; lead with Trump posts
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/09/15/bias-alert-networks-soft-pedal-powell-emails-on-bill-hillary-lead-with-trump-posts.html
— Trump interruption in Flint a setup? – Todd Starnes
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/09/15/trump-interruption-in-flint-setup.html

 

DAILY SIGNAL
— 15 Facts About US Poverty the Government Hides – Robert Rector and Rachel Sheffield (DIERSEN: What do you do to help the poor?  My critics/opponents, their operatives, and their dupes have always hinted/implied/argued/shouted a) that they do lots to help the poor and b) that I do NOT do enough.)
http://dailysignal.com/2016/09/13/15-facts-about-poverty-in-us-government-buries/

 

THE BLAZE
— Incredulous Obama Needles ‘Working People’ Who Support Trump – Dave Urbanski  (DIERSEN: Are/were you a working person?  I was 1964-1997.)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2016/09/14/check-out-an-incredulous-obama-needling-working-people-who-support-trump/
— Flint Pastor Cuts Trump Off to Tell Candidate He Was Not Invited to Her Church to ‘Give a Political Speech’ – Tre Goins-Phillips
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2016/09/14/flint-pastor-cuts-trump-off-to-tell-candidate-he-was-not-invited-to-her-church-to-give-a-political-speech/
— Christians, Let’s Be Honest. Our Excuses For Skipping Church Are Lame. – Matt Walsh  (DIERSEN: My lame excuses include that virtually all my deplorable critics/opponents, their deplorable operatives, and their deplorable dupes are church members, attend church services, and/or give money to churches in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois.  They hint/imply/argue/shout a) not only that they are superior people, but that they are agents of GOD, b) that I have caused all their problems, all of your problems, all of my problems, and all of everyone’s problems, and c) that they pray in church that GOD will stop me from putting out GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails.)
http://www.theblaze.com/contributions/christians-lets-be-honest-our-excuses-for-skipping-church-are-lame/

 

ABC NEWS
— Donald Trump Calls Flint Pastor Who Interrupted Him a ‘Nervous Mess’ – ALANA ABRAMSON
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/donald-trump-calls-flint-pastor-interrupted-nervous-mess/story?id=42107848

 

NEW YORK TIMES
— Poll Shows Tight Race for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton – GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/16/us/politics/hillary-clinton-donald-trump-poll.html
— Workers Pay More for Health Care as Companies Shift Burden, Survey Finds – REED ABELSON  (DIERSEN: What do you pay for health insurance? Because I am a federal retiree, my wife and I pay only $5,618/year for $22,472/year worth of health, dental, and vision insurance.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/15/business/health-insurance-analysis-kaiser.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump and Trump’s supporters.
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/15/opinion/when-a-crackpot-runs-for-president.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/15/opinion/trumps-deplorable-deflections.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/15/opinion/campaign-stops/god-loves-donald-trump-right.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats fight efforts to fight terrorism.  Therefore, ever-increasingly, Democrats promote terrorism.
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/15/opinion/mike-pences-illegal-treatment-of-syrian-refugees.html
— The Most Detailed Map of Gay Marriage in America – Quoctrung Bui  (DIERSEN: To promote gay marriage is to promote LGBTQ activity.)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/13/upshot/the-most-detailed-map-of-gay-marriage-in-america.html
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: Free Wi-Fi Kiosks Were to Aid New Yorkers. An Unsavory Side Has Spurred a Retreat. – PATRICK McGEEHAN
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/15/nyregion/internet-browsers-to-be-disabled-on-new-yorks-free-wi-fi-kiosks.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: The Wi-Fi kiosks in New York were designed to replace phone booths and allow users to consult maps, maybe check the weather or charge their phones. But they have also attracted people who linger for hours, sometimes drinking and doing drugs and, at times, boldly watching pornography on the sidewalks.)

 

LOS ANGELES TIMES
— In Ohio, Trump tees off on Ford’s move to Mexico, says he’d tax it for making cars outside U.S. – Michael Finnegan
http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/trailguide/la-na-trailguide-updates-trump-tees-off-on-ford-s-move-to-1473903620-htmlstory.html

 

USA TODAY
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: Obama’s judges help to set election rules for November – Richard Wolf  (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 Democrat candidates.)
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2016/09/14/voting-rights-obama-democrat-republican-courts-lawsuits/90281118/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs side with Mexico and other foreign countries against America.
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2016/09/14/immigration-trump-clinton-deportation-hispanics-mexico-wall-border-criminals-column/90044734/
— Why the U.S. economy lags: It’s the politics, stupid – Paul Davidson
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2016/09/14/us-economy-competitiveness-presidential-election-trump-clinton/90367604/
— Rep. Fleming: Impeach the IRS commissioner  John Koskinen continued the pattern of stonewalling and obstruction.
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2016/09/14/impeach-irs-commissioner-john-koskinen-john-fleming-editorials-debates/90333680/
— Impeachment won’t reform IRS (DIERSEN: Sooner or later, all Democrats and all RINOs side with IRS against Republicans.)
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2016/09/14/irs-impeachment-john-koskinen-freedom-caucus-congress-editorials-debates/90150630/
— HARDCOPY ARTICLE TITLE: Workers’ health share averages about $1,500 – Jayne O’Donnell  (DIERSEN: What do you pay for health insurance? Because I am a federal retiree, my wife and I pay only $5,618/year for $22,472/year worth of health, dental, and vision insurance.)
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2016/09/14/growth-workers-premiums-slow-deductibles-pick-up-slack/90310300/

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Greater Share of U.S. Workers Testing Positive for Illicit Drugs – LAUREN WEBER  (DIERSEN: Are you employed?  Id yes, what percent of your superiors, supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates use illicit drugs?  How soon will they destroy your employer?  How soon will they destroy you?)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/greater-share-of-u-s-workers-testing-positive-for-illicit-drugs-1473901202
— Les Déplorables  Hillary Clinton names the five phobias (racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic) of Donald Trump’s political supporters. – DANIEL HENNINGER  (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats shout that they are anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America longer than their ancestors.)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/les-deplorables-1473895470
— The Impeachment Distraction – Editorial
http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-impeachment-distraction-1473894223

 

FORBES
— New GAO Study Confirms That Social Security Staff Are Routinely Making Mistakes – Laurence Kotlikoff
http://www.forbes.com/sites/kotlikoff/2016/09/15/new-gao-study-confirms-that-social-security-staff-are-routinely-making-mistakes/#5fac47514e80

 

BLOOMBERG
— Ban on Future ‘Ransom’ Payments to Iran Approved by House Panel – Roxana Tiron
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-14/ban-on-future-ransom-payments-to-iran-approved-by-house-panel

 

NEW YORK POST
— Trump: Clinton’s too weak to campaign – Daniel Halper
http://nypost.com/2016/09/15/trump-clintons-too-weak-to-campaign/

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.

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