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Illinois Democrats Push Racist, Sexist Bill to Force Women and People of Color on Corporate Boards

The Democrats in Illinois are intent upon using government force to inflict their diversity agenda on private businesses.

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The Democrat-run state of Illinois has become a national for letting Hollywood con artist Jussie Smollett off the hook for staging a fake attack and blaming it on Trump supporters to invoke racial hate, and the state legislature is only adding to the disgrace as Democratic lawmakers invent new ways to discriminate.

State Rep. Chris Welch (D-Hillside) introduced House Bill 3394 that would force any publicly-traded corporation headquartered in the state of Illinois to hire at least one woman and at least one African-American on their board of directors starting in 2020. Hmmm…guess that means Asians and Mexicans are S.O.L in the diversity olympics!

HB3394 reads in part: “No later than the close of the 2020 calendar year, a publicly held domestic or foreign corporation whose principal executive offices, according to the corporation’s SEC 10-K form, are located in Illinois shall have a minimum of one female director and one African American director on its board of directors.”

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The Secretary of State would publicly shame corporations who do not comply with the terms of the legislation by listing them online. The firms would be fined $300,000 if they do not submit to the racist, sexist provisions of the bill. One Republican legislator spoke up against the Democratic majority to oppose this madness.

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“We are destroying the ability for our state to grow,” State Rep. Tony McCombie (R-Savanna) said.

This, of course, prompted an ignorant, disrespectful response from Welch – the particularly low IQ Democratic lawmaker who drafted the bill.

“I’m not going to be ashamed to stand here and fight for the people that sent me here,” he said. “Ashamed to fight for African-Americans to have a right in a room? Are you kidding me?”

The bill passed the House by a 61-27 vote on Friday. It is expected to be discussed further in the Senate where possible amendments will be added to the bill. More mandates may be added to satisfy the whims of other leftist victim groups who are desperate to leverage their status for government handouts.

If ultimately successful, Illinois will be following in the footsteps of the bankrupt liberal wasteland of California. They passed a similar law pertaining only to women back in 2018.

“The time has come,” said California State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) who introduced the sexist legislation. “We need to make sure our business entities are more productive and more profitable. That’s exactly what appointing women to these boards will do.”

Jackson, who was a career attorney before jumping on the public gravy train, masquerades as a pro-business to mask her identity politics agenda. If Illinois isn’t careful, they will become the California of the Midwest if they continue to pass bills like HB3394.

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Grassroots Leaders Send Final Warning to GOP Establishment: Rejecting Trump Means Death of Republican Party

The Republican establishment can choose Trump or political suicide.

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As the Republican Party establishment contemplates rejecting President Trump after he leaves office, the conservative grassroots are issuing a final warning that this decision means political suicide.

Texas conservative activists Maria Espinoza and Tim Lyng, who each co-founded The Remembrance Project in 2009 to bring attention to victims of illegal immigrant crime, penned a letter about the state of the GOP. They provided a copy of the letter to Big League Politics.

“The massive election fraud perpetrated to unseat our president was nothing less than a coup d’etat.  Clearly, while Trump took the hit, this was an attack against all who dare challenge the establishment, and dare support an America First agenda that  threatens both Democrat and Republican Chinese Communist Party-owned politicians.  And there are many,” Espinoza and Lyng wrote in their scathing letter.

They called out former Bush chief of staff Karl Rove, former House speaker Paul Ryan, the Lincoln Project’s “notorious alleged homosexual predator” John Weaver, and other establishment Republicans for working to turn the dial back on Trump’s MAGA revolution in the Republican Party.  Espinoza and Lyng hope that a truly America First party to rises to displace the GOP.

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“An America First Party, led by Trump, would be the political springboard to reignite true American passion for all who value their God-given freedoms, who realize they have been sold-out to the Communist Chinese; and who recognize that now’s the time to hold onto the greatest country in the world and placing all that is “America” first,” they wrote in the letter. 

“In the America First Party, there is no room for squishy establishment-types. Without exception, there will be no equal opportunity for traitors to the Constitution. They will be banned from entry, forever,” Espinoza and Lyng added.

The vision outlined by Espinoza and Lyng for a truly America First political party may come to fruition if the GOP establishment keeps attacking President Trump. They mentioned in their letter that Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) recently spoke of the inevitability of a third party if GOP senators convict Trump. Espinoza and Lyng believe that the GOP’s destruction is inevitable at this point.

Big League Politics has reported about how rank-and-file Republican constituents stand firmly with Trump over Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other RINOs:

Recent polling indicates that the overwhelming majority of Republicans side with President Donald Trump over Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in their struggle over the future of the GOP.

McConnell has used last week’s violence in the Capitol to agitate against Trump, even flirting with the idea of impeaching the president. Ten Congressional Republicans joined the Democrats to impeach Trump for a second time on Wednesday.

However, McConnell’s feud with Trump comes at the peril of his career prospects. Republicans side with Trump, believing that Trump is right in his complaints about corruption.

An Axios-Ipsos poll shows that a firm majority of Republicans believe Trump was just to oppose election fraud, that he bares no responsibility in what happened at the U.S. Capitol, and they hope he runs again for the presidency in 2024.

Additionally, the results of the poll show a divide that has formed within the GOP. 56 percent of respondents consider themselves “traditional Republicans” while 36 percent of respondents consider themselves “Trump Republicans.” There is likely considerable overlap between the two groups as well, which should scare the likes of McConnell and his special interest masters.

The findings show that the “Trump Republicans” are on board with their president like never before and will be the most formidable anti-establishment constituency in GOP history.

If the GOP establishment does not retreat now and recognize that President Trump is the banner Republican moving forward, the party may die a well-deserved death. If Espinoza and Lyng are correct in their analysis, this could be the best news for the grassroots moving forward.

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