September 28 Morning Edition

— When that big Federal Bus pulls up, will Illinois politicians know what to do? – John Kass

— Black market THC cartridges sold as ‘Dank Vapes’ tied to illness outbreak in Illinois, U.S. ”The outbreak currently is pointing to a greater concern around THC-containing products,” said the CDC’s Dr. Anne Schuchat. – AP

— Bill would discourage Illinois state employees from traveling to anti-abortion states for work – REBECCA ANZEL (DIERSEN: How soon, if not already, will Democrats introduce bills that would require everyone to officially discriminate against individuals, organizations, companies, and governments that are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, rich, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)

— DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Illinois Women in Cannabis Networking Event

— Why so much red ink in Illinois budgets? – JIM NOWLAN (DIERSEN: What percent of Illinois residents are wards of the state, public charges, and/or not productive members of society?)

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote gender confusion.

— McHenry County’s $3,650-per-month cost of living is the highest in Illinois

— Republican Precinct Committeeman: The Power of the Office – John Biver
— Running for GOP Precinct Committeeman: What You Need to Know – John Biver
— Precinct Committeemen and The Unavoidable Work of a Political Party – John Biver
— What a Precinct Committeeman Is, And Why Conservatives Need to Run for the Office – John Biver
— “What Can I Do?” You Can Run For Precinct Committeeman! – John Biver

— Rep. Ilhan Omar: Trump is welcome in Minnesota, but not his ‘campaign of lies and bigotry’ – Andrew Blake (DIERSEN: If Trump wanted to hold a campaign rally in your municipality, in your township/ward, or in your county, what would the elected officials in your municipality, in your township/ward, or in your county say?)

— Battle stations for impeachment – Hugo Gurdon

— Will Democrats’ Trump-hatred push us into a new civil war? – Diana Mary Sitek (DIERSEN: What percent of those in your neighborhood, in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, and in your county are filled with hatred of Trump? How hard do they work against those who do not hate Trump?)
— Donald Trump at High Noon – Patricia McCarthy
— Fox News’s on air war war cools off – for now – Peter Barry Chowka
— Even the illegals are fleeing California — and half the state’s voters want out, too – Monica Showalter

— NYC Human Rights Commission Says Using Term ‘Illegal Alien’ Is ‘Unlawful’ – AMY FURR

— Tucker Says Democrats Are Now ‘Too Radical To Win A Conventional Election’ – VIRGINIA KRUTA

— Trump Targets New York Times Reporter Peter Baker After Ukraine Story – Jason Devaney (DIERSEN: I should write a book about those who have targeted me. I would focus on activists, candidates, elected officials, party leaders, major donors, political consultants, etc. in Wheaton, in Glen Ellyn, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, and in Illinois who have lots of religious, government, political, and/or financial clout. I would expose their disgusting operatives and their disgusting dupes.)

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Public opinion polls show shift toward impeaching Trump.”

— House employee survey shows discontent with pay – Chris Marquette

— Trump uses Facebook to fundraise off impeachment – CAITLIN CONANT

— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats want refugees because refugees vote for Democrats. RINOs want refugees because RINOs want cheap labor.
— N.R.A.’s LaPierre Asks Trump to ‘Stop the Games’ Over Gun Legislation in Discussion About Its Support – Maggie Haberman and Annie Karni

— Most vaping-related lung injuries linked to marijuana products, CDC says In two states, the vast majority who were sickened used illicit THC-containing vape cartridges – Lena H. Sun and Laurie McGinley
— For 20 years, ‘House Hunters’ has been reliable reality TV. For millennials, it feels more like a fantasy. – Ashley Spencer (DIERSEN: I bought a new town home in University Park in 1972 when I was 24 years old. Where did the down payment money come from for your first home? For me, it came from what I earned and saved a) working for IRS for 15 months in 1971 and 1972 and b) working for Firestone Stores full-time for 7 months and part-time for 18 months 1970-1972. That money also enabled me to buy a new Corvette in 1971 and to pay tuition for graduate business courses at Loyola.)

— Who wants to leave California? Young voters can’t afford housing, and conservatives feel alienated – SARAH PARVINI (DIERSEN: Who in the organizations that you are a member of, in your neighborhood, in your precinct, in your municipality, in your township/ward, and in your county works the hardest to make conservatives feel alienated? I should write a book about those in the Milton Township Republican Central Committee, in my neighborhood, in my precinct, in Wheaton, in Wheaton’s West District, in Milton Township, and in DuPage County who work the hardest to make conservatives feel alienated.)
— SEPTEMBER 18, 2018 FLASHBACK: A clear and troubling picture of voter disenfranchisement – WALTON MUYUMBA (DIERSEN: From what I see, ever-increasingly, in my precinct, in Wheaton’s West District, in Wheaton, in Milton Township, in DuPage County, in Illinois, and in America, voters who have the following demographics are ever-increasingly disenfranchised: Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)

— The era of GOP dominance in Texas is over – Richard Parker

— Better be careful what you ‘like’ – MARK MAYNARD,21791

— Americans’ Pessimism About Social Mobility Outruns the Facts Every class, but especially educated liberals, underestimates the possibility of economic advancement – Susan Pinker

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.