September 16 Evening Edition

— Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 4,349 cases, 41 deaths

— Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s campaign mandates COVID-19 vaccinations for workers on his reelection bid – RICK PEARSON
— Aurora ceremony honors city’s ‘strong Mexican-American community’ – STEVE LORD
— COMMENT: Trump-haters promote Islam.
— COMMENT: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters say “Republicans must heed the message from California and consign Trump to the past.”
— Will County redistricting proposal could cut board by 4 members – MICHELLE MULLINS

— Wheaton Park District board looks to fill vacant commissioner seat
— Journalist turned politician hopes to eliminate Illinois’ news deserts – Jake Griffin

— Court-martial Gen. Mark Milley now. For treason. – Dennis Byrne

— Is recall ‘fiasco’ heading to Illinois? – SHIA KAPOS

— New DGA video on GOP opposition to COVID mitigations
— Pritzker campaign mandates COVID vax as condition of employment
— COVID-19 roundup

— Biden’s ‘long overdue’ tax hikes span from Wall Street to Main Street, from superwealthy to smokers – Haris Alic

— Tricky mailer from Democrats flaunts Trump’s endorsement of Youngkin – Emily Brooks
(COMMENT: My critics/opponents urge Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct to not seek my support and to reject my support. According to my critics/opponents, a) I am far too conservative and b) the more that I support a candidate, the more likely that they will lose. My critics/opponents stress the many adverse actions that the following have taken against me: a) leaders of conservative and Republican organizations, b) leaders of governments, and c) Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct, their political consultants, major donors, fundraisers, pollsters, campaign managers, campaign staff members, and campaign volunteers. My critics/opponents stress that the aforesaid sided with those who stopped Republicans from helping sponsor Wheaton’s 2021 Independence Day parade and fireworks.)

— Former tech CEO: Bombshell Facebook report proves policies, procedures ‘just a ruse to dupe the public’ ‘Those procedures are really just a smokescreen to deflect accountability for what is actually a nefarious, coordinated censorship in the classical sense,’ Vivek Ramaswamy said. – Brian Flood
— NYC council candidate slams city for ‘wasting time and money’ on ‘ideological training, critical race theory’ Maud Maron, forced out of job as public defender, denounces cancel culture – Joshua Q. Nelson

— HS Teacher: Disciplinary System Is ‘White Supremacy’

— Overwhelming Evidence Demands Biden Impeachment – Mark Vargas

— Border Crossings Over 200,000 for Second Consecutive Month – RICK MORAN

— Facebook keeps researching its own harms — and burying the findings. A series of leaked internal reports shows Facebook knows far more than it lets on. That’s by design. – Will Oremus

— Amazon’s senseless bid to bury my exposé of Black Lives Matter – Mike Gonzalez

— Strains Are Showing on U.S. Military Bases Housing Afghan Refugees – Nancy A. Youssef
— Women Are Nearly Half of New Gun Buyers – Zusha Elinson

— Adam Kinzinger Blasts Groups Aiming to ‘Overthrow’ Government, Calls Them ‘Bored People’

— The Republican Party Platform, 2020
(COMMENT: Political parties exist to help elect candidates who can and will defend and advance their platform. My critics/opponents hint/imply/argue/shout that the majority of the leaders of the following want the Republican Party to drop the traditional marriage/family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, and equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving) planks in its platform: Illinois Republican Party, DuPage County Republican Central Committee, and Milton Township Republican Organization.),_2020

— COMMERCIAL PROPERTY FOR SALE: 520 West Roosevelt Road, Wheaton – $369,900

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.