-- DIERSEN HEADLINE: VERY VERY VERY SAD: Dillard's TV ad praising Obama is "airing in Pennsylvania." Hopefully, Dillard will soon air a TV ad in Pennsylvania blasting Obama for staying with the hate-filled Wright for so many years.
http://news.aol.com/political-machine/2008/03/25/carry-obama-new-tv-ad/ (Includes very sad video clip)
-- Clinton: Wright 'would not have been my pastor' - Andy Shaw
http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/politics&id=6041580 (Includes video clip)
-- Chelsea Clinton startled by Monica query "I do not think that is any of your business" - AP
-- DIERSEN HEADLINE: VERY SAD: Illinois lawmakers looking for ways to increase taxes to pay for transit projects
http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local&id=6041590 (Includes Andy Shaw video clip)
-- Chelsea Stunned By Monica Lewinsky Question "I do not think that is any of your business" - AP
-- Citing Security, Obama's Pastor Cancels Appearance However, Tampa Police Say Plenty Of Officers Were Ready To Handle Event
http://cbs2chicago.com/politics/pastor.obama.wright.2.684547.html (Includes video clip)
-- FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD IN DUPAGE EDITION WITH COLOR PHOTO OF ROD MCCULLOCH: DIERSEN HEADLINE: McCulloch nomination petition fraud trial finally starts, Daily Herald calls it an "insider fraud trial," and McCulloch blames four homeless men he hired. DAILY HERALD REPORTER FULLER: "McCulloch perhaps is best known for running Republican John Borling's primary campaign for the U.S. Senate seat ultimately won by Democrat Barack Obama. Borling fired McCulloch after McCulloch tried to circulate salacious details about the divorce of Borling's Republican opponent, Jack Ryan, from actress Jeri Ryan."
-- DIERSEN HEADLINE: VERY SAD: The Daily Herald is overjoyed that Hastert and Poshard are taking the lead to find ways to increase taxes to pay for transit projects
-- VERY SAD: Transit backers seeking money - Joseph Ryan
-- FRONT PAGE IN DUPAGE EDITION: DuPage County Sheriff Zaruba wants $1.8 million to cover overtime, deputy pay hikes - Jake Griffin (DIERSEN QUESTION: How much less would Zaruba have to ask for if so many were not so successful in attracting so many people to DuPage County who have severe health, financial, and other problems?)
-- OUTSTANDING: Lawyers don't foresee suits against NIU - AP
-- DIERSEN HEADLINE: BEYOND OUTRAGEOUS: "Latinos United" a) does not want occupancy codes enforced when the occupants are Latino and b) blames "exploitative landlords," not Latinos, for Latino overcrowding. What if the exploitative landlord is a Latino?
-- DIERSEN HEADLINE: VERY SAD: Naperville "food and beverage" consumers pay $2.6 million in taxes so that Naperville can give away $2.6 million for "cultural events and projects"
-- A heaping of Foster praise -- for what? - John Skaritka, Elgin
-- DIERSEN HEADLINE: THIS LETTER READS LIKE IT WAS WRITTEN BY A DEMOCRAT: "Life-long Republican" Richard "Dick" Rehwaldt of Algonquin agrees with the Democrat Daily Herald, blasts Republicans, provides "guidance" to Republicans, and hopes his "pride in being a Republican" will return when Republicans discard "insulting robo-calling, excessive mailings and scorched-earth tactics" and return to "the much longed for civility and sincere respectability."
-- DIERSEN HEADLINE: VERY SAD: Daily Herald publishes letter from Al Mott of Palatine that ridicules President Bush
-- DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrat Karen Wagner of Rolling Meadows outrageously equates Obama's relationship with Wright with McCain's relationship with Hagee
-- DIERSEN HEADLINE: VERY SAD: 8th Congressional District: Chicago Sun-times promotes Bean, blasts Greenberg
-- Hillary retaliates, rips Wright amidst her false claim Deflects attention from false claim of facing sniper fire a week after Obama's race speech - Lynn Sweet
-- Lynn Sweet on MSNBC on Clinton's "not have been my pastor" RE: Rev. Wright and her "misspeak" of facing Bosnia sniper fire
http://blogs.suntimes.com/sweet/2008/03/sweet_msnbc.html (Includes video clip)
-- DIERSEN HEADLINE: NOT SURPRISING: Democrat Black Woman Mary Mitchell Blasts Democrat White Woman Hillary Clinton For Blasting Democrat Black Male Jeremiah Wright
-- DIERSEN HEADLINE: NOT SURPRISING: Democrat White Male Andrew Greeley Blasts Democrat White Woman Hillary Clinton For Blasting Democrat Black Male Jeremiah Wright
-- GOP congressional hopeful Ozinga has history of giving to Democrats: $23,000 to Blagojevich, $7,000 to Vallas, $2,000 to Chico Concrete businessman trying to replace Weller in 11th District - Kenneth Lowe
-- DIERSEN HEADLINE: VERY SAD: Kurt Budke of Bloomington makes excuses for Obama and Wright
-- 11th Congressional District: Republican Seeks Vacant House Slot in Illinois - Amid Democratic Flak - Jack Mellyn
-- GOP to Local Businessmen: I Love You What is it about the Illinois state GOP and their mega-crush on local business tycoons? "Federal Election Commission records also indicate that Ozinga gave $10,000 to Blagojevich's campaign in 2005, and that he made a $1000 contribution to Dick Durbin's campaign." - Kevin Robinson
-- Ozinga enters race for Congress Sere said the donations to Democrats "demonstrates he's someone who would work across the aisle with other Democrats in Congress to get positive things done for the district." - Edward Felker
-- VERY SAD: Villa Park OKs zoning change for OTB; suburb to get 1 percent of bets Suburb to take in 1 percent of bets, also gain eatery - Joseph Sjostrom and Gary Gibula
-- DuPage sheriff's deputies a step closer to higher starting salary - Joseph Sjostrom
-- Hillary Hits Obama: I Would Have Quit Church
NEW YORK TIMES
-- Obamas’ Tax Returns Show Donation Spike - Leslie Wayne
-- GOP state parties are in dire straits - David Kuhn & Charles Mathtesian
OAK PARK RIVER FOREST JOURNAL
-- Covering a phenomenon Reporter David Mendell had full access to Barack Obama before anyone else - Matt Baron
-- DIERSEN HEADLINE: COMBINE IS OVERJOYED: Anonymous person who wants to be known as: Conservative Tired of Combine Drivel takes the blame for the Illinois Republican Party's problems off the Combine and puts it on Illinois Republicans
MIDWEST SHELTER FOR HOMELESS VETERANS
-- Tom Mouhelis named MSHV Executive Director
www.gopillinois.com (3/26/08 News Clips page)
-- DIERSEN HEADLINE: Past/present Corvette owners include Joe Biden, Barry Goldwater, John McCain, Colin Powell, and Clarence Thomas. Diersen has owned a 1972 Corvette since 1971 and a 2005 Corvette since 2005. Diersen urges all Republicans, especially Republican candidates, Republican elected officials, and Republican party leaders, to own and drive American nameplate vehicles.
www.gopillinois.com (Files page)
Wednesday, March 26, 2008