September 21 Evening Edition

— Benet Academy hires lacrosse coach after deferring job offer over her same-sex marriage – Karen Jordan
(COMMENT: How soon, if not already, will employers officially state that they will not hire you, that they not promote you, and that they will get rid of you if you oppose the promotion of LGBTQ?)
(FROM THE ARTICLE: “It’s definitely not over,” said Colleen Savell, assistant girls’ lacrosse coach at Benet. “We definitely got what we wanted with Amanda being reinstated, but there is still more to be done and more change that needs to happen.”)

— Two men allegedly abused by Dennis Hastert seek different ways to ease the emotional pain. I am glad ‘James Doe’ was financially compensated for some of the pain inflicted on him. But is shaking someone down for hush money ever honorable? – Scott Reeder
— Speaker Welch taps first Latina to run House elections, ex-ComEd lobbyist and staffer who promises ‘inclusion and inclusiveness’ Lizbeth Ramirez, 36, said it would be “naive of anyone, including myself, to consolidate my professional career, which started about 13 years ago, with just one role at ComEd.” “I think pulling just that one factor takes away from everything I have done in the last 12 or 13 years.” – Rachel Hinton
— Chicago ‘coming down the other side’ of Delta surge as Illinois numbers improve – Mitchell Armentrout

— Local groups to hold Oct. 3 rally for reproductive rights and safe abortion access in downtown Naperville – RAFAEL GUERRERO
— Office of U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider says it has taken corrective action in response to hostile work environment accusation – STEVE SADIN
— No, those aren’t whips the Border Patrol is using while dealing with Haitian migrants – CLARENCE PAGE

— Pete DiCianni launches campaign for chairman’s seat on DuPage County Board
— Schaumburg Township GOP collecting household items for Afghan refugees
— COVID-19 update: 3,002 new cases, 2,039 hospitalizations, 23 more deaths – Marni Pyke

— Should Illinois voters be able to recall crooked pols? A new proposal would allow just that. But as California proves, “reform” sometimes means just more nasty politics. – GREG HINZ

— Republicans want to allow voters to recall elected officials, others – Greg Bishop

— One-third of working age men in America do not work

— Google And Apple: Tyrants Helping Tyrants – George Rasley

— ‘Grand Scale’: Tens Of Thousands Of Illegal Aliens Being Released Into U.S., Ex-ICE Official Says – Joseph Curl

— Apple Employees Crank Up Pressure On CEO Tim Cook Over Workplace Woes And Insufficient Wokeness – Reagan Reese
(COMMENT: My Democrat superiors in the federal government hinted/implied/argued/shouted that their Democrat employees who were minority, female, younger, and/or veteran wanted them to get rid of their Republican employees who were White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)

— Harris ‘deeply troubled’ by treatment of Haitian migrants – BRETT SAMUELS
(COMMENT: Ever-increasingly, Democrats side with illegals and against Americans.)

— Democrats’ immigration policies are a gift to Republicans – Henry Olsen
— Protesters press Congress for path to citizenship as Democrats’ plan hits obstacle – Ellie Silverman

— Facebook Oversight Board Launches Review of Company’s XCheck System. Inquiry prompted by Wall Street Journal investigation into social-media giant’s treatment of high-profile users. – Meghan Bobrowsky

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.