September 20 Morning Edition

— Chicago shootings: 56 shot, 9 fatally, in weekend violence. 5 killed over span of 4 hours in Chicago weekend shootings: police

— New Illinois law makes it mandatory for schools to talk to kids about sexting, cyberbullying

— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH COLOR PICTURE: COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, Democrats and RINOs illegally encourage citizens of foreign countries to illegally bring children into America illegally and to illegally keep those children in America illegally.

— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH COLOR PICTURE: DuPage clerk weighs options after county board narrowly rejects voting system overhaul – Katlyn Smith

— Senator Durbin said he would support mask, vaccine mandates for local government employees – Riley Eubanks

— School mask mandate raises question about limits of power – Editorial

— Benet Academy under fire for rescinding job offer to lacrosse coach after learning she was gay – Bob Rakow
(COMMENT: In 1971, when I was 22 years old, Oldsmobile rescinded a job offer that I had accepted saying that it had just agreed to stop hiring Whites to settle an EEOC complaint. Firestone Stores fired me for accepting that offer. That resulted in my accepting a job offer from IRS.)

— Duckworth discusses welcoming Afghan refugees to the Quad Cities – Jenna Webster
(COMMENT: Democrats have declared a Second Civil War on Republicans. Democrats see refugees as being their soldiers in their army to get rid of Republicans once and for all.)

— DuPage County Board Commissioner Pete DiCianni is officially throwing his hat in the ring for the board chairman position that opened up when Dan Cronin announced he wouldn’t seek re-election. DiCianni is a Republican who has served on the DuPage County Board for nearly a decade. His announcement today at the Itasca Country Club will likely focus on his work championing economic development while mayor and supporting the building of Elmhurst Memorial Hospital. DiCianni recently made headlines when he stepped down as chairman of the DuPage board’s Health and Human Services Committee after attending a rally without wearing a mask, shouting at a protester, and cursing on social media. He apologized, admitting it wasn’t his finest moment.- Shia Kapos

— Democratic leaders take back seat to Pritzker on pandemic policies – Greg Bishop

— Woke Was At Its Worst Last Week In Cook County – Mark Glennon

— Illinois Dem’s Bill to Punish Texas for Heartbeat Law – Laurie Higgins

— Cruz slams Biden’s ‘unconstitutional’ vaccine mandate: ‘They want to change the topic from Afghanistan’ Cruz calls Afghanistan withdrawal ‘worst foreign policy catastrophe in a generation’ – Jessica Chasmar
— Biden vacations at Delaware beach house after week of heavy losses. Biden has been at his Rehoboth Beach house since Friday after getting hammered on foreign, domestic fronts. – Emma Colton
— Biden’s beach trip while Americans stuck in Afghanistan ‘an embarrassment,’ Cotton says. Biden spent the weekend at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware while Americans remain stuck in Afghanistan. – Houston Keene
— Biden goes for bike ride at the beach amid national crises, refuses to answer questions. Reporters shouted questions at Biden as he zipped on by. – Tyler O’Neil
— Trump 2024 flirting doesn’t stop other Republicans from visiting early voting states. Your weekly look at the latest developments, buzz, and speculation in the next race for the White House. – Paul Steinhauser

— Guilt: The source of sorrow in America’s classrooms. – M. E. Boyd
(COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout that if your parents, your grandparents, your great grandparents, or any of the rest of your ancestors were Republicans, a) they were White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, sexists, bigots, and even worse things who discriminated against minorities and against females, b) you have been tremendously privileged because of that, c) you should pay the price of Affirmative Action, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and d) you should pay reparations big time.)
— What If the FBI Threw an Insurrection and Nobody Came? – Brian C. Joondeph
— COVID has turned leftists into child abusers – Andrea Widburg
— The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America abandons the Bible – Andrea Widburg
— So how did 15,000 Haitians suddenly find their way to Del Rio, Texas? – Monica Showalter

— The Afghanistization of America We are doing our best to become a Third-World country of incompetency, constitutional erosion, a fractious and politicized military elite, and racially and ethnically obsessed warring tribes. – Victor Davis Hanson

— Cruz: U.S. ‘Going to Pay the Price’ for Biden’s ‘Incompetence’ for Years to Come – TRENT BAKER
— Texas Poll: Joe Biden’s Approval Rating Tanks with Hispanics – PAUL BOIS

— AOC’s ‘Tax the Rich’ dress designer reportedly owes thousands in unpaid taxes – PAUL SACCA

— Biden’s 360 Degree War On America – George Rasley

— Taliban are carrying out mass executions, says Christian missionary helping Afghans – Anugrah Kumar

— Patriots not biting; D.C.’s J6 rally flops to the chagrin of undercover agents – Steven M. Lopez

— Reuters/Ipsos Poll Shows Partisan Divide on Immigration. Few Democrats care, which may be why Biden isn’t addressing the disaster at the border while congressional Democrats are pushing a massive and costly amnesty. – Andrew R. Arthur
(COMMENT: Political parties exist to help elect candidates who can and will defend and advance their platform. Based on their failure/refusal to defend/advance the following planks in the Republican Party platform, expect that a survey of Republican Party leaders and elected officials in Illinois, in DuPage County, and in Milton Township reject the following planks in the Republican Party platform and reject those like me who support the following planks in the Republican Party platform: traditional marriage/family, right to life, immigration, illegal drugs, Second Amendment, and equal opportunity (no race or gender based preference giving.)

— Here’s How Well ‘Defund The Police’ Worked For Democrats – BRIANNA LYMAN
— Joe Biden Enjoys A Bike Ride By The Beach While Southern Border Disintegrates – NICOLE SILVERIO

— Democrats ‘Want People to Be Dependent on Government,’ Georgia Governor Says – Fred Lucas

— AOC’s ‘Tax the Rich’ Designer Allegedly Pockets Her Workers’ Taxes – Eric Mack

— Democrats Hate You, It’s Time To Hate Them Back – Derek Hunter (COMMENT: RINOs are more united with Democrats than with conservatives.)
— ‘President Unity’ Failed to Unite America – Spencer Brown (COMMENT: RINOs are more united with Democrats than with conservatives.)

— California Bans Single-Family Zoning in Most Neighborhoods Statewide – GWENDOLYN SIMS
(COMMENT: How close are the Democrats to building public housing in your county, in your county district, in your township, in your municipality, in your municipal district, in your precinct, in your neighborhood, and on your block?)

— Students sign petition to abolish the U.S. Constitution

— Budget Provision by Democrats to Grant Amnesty to 8 Million Illegal Immigrants Blocked – Isabel van Brugen
— Congressman Releases New Photos of Del Rio Crisis: ‘Has Reached a Boiling Point’ – GQ Pan

— Never Trumpers sink into gloom as Gonzalez bows out – NIALL STANAGE

— COMMENT: I should write a book about leaders of the Illinois Republican Party (IRP), DuPage County Republican Central Committee (DCRCC), and Milton Township Republican Organization (MTRO) who have had the most success in purging conservatives since 2000, that is, who have had the most success in destroying the IRP, DCRCC, and MTRO since 2000.

— COMMENT: Democrats demonize, denigrate, and condemn Trump, Republicans, and White Evangelicals

— Google Restricts More Opposition Content as Russian Election Winds Down – Anton Troianovski and Adam Satariano
(COMMENT: My critics/opponents want to stop me from sending out GOPUSA ILLINOIS newsletters. But failing that, they want to stop everyone from reading those newsletters. But failing that, they want to stop me from including links in those newsletters to articles that they do not like.)

— Purging Anthony Gonzalez The Congressman’s retirement is a bad omen for Republicans. – Editorial
(COMMENT: I should write a book about leaders of the Illinois Republican Party (IRP), DuPage County Republican Central Committee (DCRCC), and Milton Township Republican Organization (MTRO) who have had the most success in purging conservatives since 2000, that is, who have had the most success in destroying the IRP, DCRCC, and MTRO since 2000.)
— Republicans Hope to Reenergize Tea Party in Spending Fight. Republicans hope to rekindle the tea-party movement’s antispending zeal, but the issue is ‘almost on the back burner’ – Julie Bykowicz
— Why Men Are Disappearing on Campus – Richard Vedder and Braden Colegrove
(COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, employers are under ever-increasing pressure to hire, retain, and promote women, and especially to hire, retain, and promote women who are college graduates, minority, younger, LGBTQ, Democrat, liberal, moderate, citizens of foreign countries, not married, non-Christian, non-Protestant, non-Italian American, non-German American, and/or those whose ancestors have not been in America for a long time. The aforesaid means that ever-increasingly, employers are under ever-increasing pressure to NOT hire, retain, or promote men, and especially to NOT hire, retain, or promote men who are college graduates, White, older, heterosexual, Republican, conservative, citizens of America, married, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)

— Evanston plans to pay reparations to Black homeowners. Will the practice expand to yours? – Terry Collins
(COMMENT: Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, Independents and Independent plants, and RINOs want Republicans to pay reparations, and especially Republicans who are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, non-veteran, gun owners, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)

— As Labor Pool Shrinks, Illinois Farmers Turn to Foreign Workers. Farms across the Midwest are struggling to hire domestic employees. In Illinois, the number of foreign agricultural workers has increased more than 250 percent in the past five years. – Amanda Perez Pintado

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.