September 29 Evening Edition

— Candidates, elected officials, and party leaders who stopped by Milton Township Republican Central Committee’s outstanding Election Headquarters Grand Opening Saturday, September 29, 2018, included Carlson, Connelly, Eckhoff, Falbo, Keller, LeVan, McGowen, Monino, Nathwani, and Wiley. – Dave Diersen


— Brett Kavanaugh’s 2nd accuser contacted by the FBI: Lawyer – MORGAN WINSOR
— Senate, women across the country divided by Kavanaugh hearing – CNN


— FBI contacts Kavanaugh Yale classmate in its investigation – AP (DIERSEN: If you were accused of wrongdoing while you were in college, what would your college classmates say about you?)
— Despite sympathy for his accuser, Kavanaugh supporters stick with pick – AP
— Republicans face tough vote, political fallout from Kavanaugh turmoil – AP


— FBI reaches out to second woman who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct – Shane Harris, Matt Zapotosky, Tom Hamburger, Seung Min Kim
— ‘This country is being ripped apart’: How Jeff Flake tipped the scales on a new FBI probe of Brett Kavanaugh – Mary Clare Jalonick and Thomas Beaumont
— Jeff Flake gives Democrats the gift of time in their fight against Brett Kavanaugh – John Kass
— Yearbook lies may end up giving Kavanaugh something to cry about – Eric Zorn
— Tesla’s Elon Musk settles with SEC, will pay $20 million fine and resign as board chairman – Renae Merle
— Republicans fear political fallout in midterms from Kavanaugh turmoil – AP


— Senger promises experience to comptroller’s office – SARAH HAYDEN (DIERSEN: What does your work experience best qualify you to do? My work experience best qualifies me to audit federal agencies, and especially federal financial industry regulators and IRS. I worked for GAO on audits of federal financial industry regulators for almost 9 years, on audits of many other federal agencies for almost 6 years, and on audits of IRS for 3 years. I worked for IRS for almost 9 years and for the Post Office for almost 3 years. I passed the CPA examination and the Certified Internal Auditor examination on my first attempt. I became a licensed CPA, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Government Financial Manager, Certified Financial Services Auditor, and Forensic Accountant. I earned master’s degrees in business, accounting, and finance.)


— Some people can’t make up their minds – Doug Finke


— How many ads have Rauner, Pritzker run on Decatur-area TV stations? We crunched the numbers. – RYAN VOYLES


— Student accused of being neo-Nazi leaves SIU
— New attack ads by Bost, Kelly campaigns bend the truth, fact check shows – JOSEPH BUSTOS


— State Boosts Monthly Aid To Needy Families – MAUREEN FOERTSCH MCKINNEY
— Some Budget Suggestions For The Winning Candidate For Governor – CHARLES N. WHEELER III
— Republicans Push Kavanaugh Nomination Forward, But At What Cost? – DOMENICO MONTANARO
— Chicago Schools Lose Millions For Allegedly Not Shielding Students From Sexual Abuse – SASHA INGBER


— Republican org questions Howard’s honesty after failure to report finances – Chandra Lye


— White House limits FBI’s Kavanaugh inquiry to 2 of 3 accusers – Jeffrey Rubin


— Illegal Immigrant Accused of Murder Is DACA Recipient – KARISTA BALDWIN


— Democrats Seek to Import 5X the Number of Foreign Refugees to the U.S. – John Binder (DIERSEN: Democrats want refugees because sooner or later, refugees will vote for Democrats. RINOs want refugees because RINOs want cheap labor.)




— Is America Really a Melting Pot Anymore? – Christopher N. Malagisi (DIERSEN: Democrats do everything that they can to make immigrants Democrats, that is, anti-Trump, anti-Protestant, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-rich people, anti-gun owners, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)


— GOP risks disaster with Kavanaugh, midterms – NIALL STANAGE –
— Immigration under Trump: If you can’t afford it, don’t come – DAN STEIN (DIERSEN: Democrats want immigrants who need/want/demand massive amounts of public assistance because sooner or later, they will vote for Democrats. RINOs want immigrants because RINOs want cheap labor.)


— White House Puts Limits On FBI’s Kavanaugh Investigation The agency reportedly won’t be allowed to look into another allegation from Kavanaugh’s high school days. – Sara Boboltz


— Chicago’s Top Cop Was Fired After the Laquan McDonald Shooting. Now He Wants to Be Mayor. But to his opponents, Garry McCarthy’s aggressive style bears the blame for such police shootings. – EDWARD MCCLELLAND


— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “New wave of attack ads shows Democrats on offense, Republicans on defense.”
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasing, Democrats hint/imply/argue/shout that all Republicans are racists and that Republicans should be gotten rid of once and for all.


— Kavanaugh Battle Shows the Power, and the Limits, of #MeToo Movement – Kate Zernike and Emily Steel
— Elon Musk and Tesla Settle With S.E.C. in Fraud Case – Matthew Goldstein
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: The Democrat Party platform and the Libertarian Party platform are vehemently anti-Christian.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats are confident that sooner or later, they will get rid of Republicans once and for all.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats do everything that they can to make women hate men.


— Trump praises Kavanaugh’s ‘courage’ during testimony
— FBI reaches out to second woman who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct – Shane Harris, Matt Zapotosky, Tom Hamburger, and Seung Min Kim
— DIERSEN DEADLINE: Anti-Trumps say “The American Bar Association had concerns about Kavanaugh 12 years ago. Republicans dismissed those, too.”
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Trump says “She considered exposing her rapist — then she thought about his wife: Why one woman decided to maintain her silence.”)
— Tesla’s Elon Musk settles with SEC, will pay $20 million fine and resign as board chairman
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-male says “The roots of male rage, on show at the Kavanaugh hearing.”
— The ACLU typically stays neutral about Supreme Court nominees. It didn’t with Kavanaugh. – Kristine Phillips


— White House Directs FBI to Interview First Two Kavanaugh Accusers, But Not the Third FBI probe won’t include interviewing Julie Swetnick, drawing criticism from her attorney – Dustin Volz
— Elon Musk Can Remain Tesla CEO but Must Step Aside as Chairman in SEC Settlement The company and Musk also have agreed to pay a $40 million fine – Tim Higgins


— DIERSEN HEADLINE: An anti-Kavanaugh agrees that Kavanaugh might never be able to coach basketball again.


— BUSTED: Brett Kavanaugh lied about ‘busting tail’ to get into Yale with ‘no connections’ — he was a legacy – Martin Cizmar (DIERSEN: My outstanding parents never attended college. My father was the first of his ancestors to earn a high school diploma. My mother never attended high school.)


— We oppose Kavanaugh  We’re in danger of losing the federal courts for a generation.

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.