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Thursday, May 29, 2008

(Winner gets a free classified, calendar, or resume ad for one week at InsiderzExchange)

- Posted by Rich Miller        


133 Comments
  1. - Dan S, a Voter & Cubs Fan - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 11:47 am:

    Curley, Moe & Larry


  2. - Don't Worry, Be Happy - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 11:47 am:

    Sen. Obama and Mayor Daley react after Governor Blagojevich asked Obama to consider him as his Vice Presidential running mate.


  3. - S. Illinois - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 11:48 am:

    Daley: “Can you believe this schmuck goes around still telling that joke about a black girl thinking this wad of hair is me? If you get elected president he’ll probably change the story to say she thinks he’s you!”


  4. - Dan S, a Voter & Cubs Fan - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 11:48 am:

    Mayor Daley to Obama, Can you belive that little girl mistook him for me??


  5. - Greg - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 11:51 am:

    Thanks for blocking my lapel, mayor. We don’t need any more manufactured issues.


  6. - Skeptic Cal - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 11:53 am:

    ” Do either of you guys have a low profile job for a slightly used governor? “


  7. - Madison County Voter - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 11:56 am:

    All thinking to themselves:

    Rod: “What are they laughing at?

    Da Mayor: “Rod is soooo screwed!”

    Obama: “I’m going to be the Prez and not have to laugh at these dudes dumb jokes anymore!”


  8. - sine die - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:00 pm:

    “Since there were only 2 parachutes, the Godfather and the Rabbi were saved, but YOU KNOW WHO had to take the fall!”


  9. - prowler - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:00 pm:

    Sen. Obama and Mayor Daley react after Governor Blagojevich says that he (Blagojevich) will never be joining former Governor George Ryan in prison!!


  10. - Squideshi - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:03 pm:

    Mayor Daley performing his famous Jay Leno impersonation for Governor Blagojevich and Senator Obama.


  11. - Louis G. Atsaves - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:04 pm:

    How’s this one sound: “Change!”


  12. - Pot calling kettle - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:05 pm:

    Rod: Everyone still loves and respects me, right?


  13. - bored now - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:05 pm:

    tony rezko has left the country…


  14. - Lefty Lefty - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:08 pm:

    Presenting…the Aristocrats!

    “I’m screwing Chicago!”
    “I’m screwing Illinois!”
    “I’m going to screw the whole country!”


  15. - Rich Miller - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:12 pm:

    Sen. Obama and Gov. Blagojevich react after Mayor Daley does his best impersonation of Bill Clinton calling his president wife at 3 am asking for bail money.


  16. - Sami - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:14 pm:

    “Hey guys, how does my hair look? How am I doing as Gov? How about those Cubs?”


  17. - Speaking At Will - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:16 pm:

    Daley:

    So I run out of the back of the Frat house completly naked, and Barack, who is supposed to be driving, is passed out in the back of my 79 Brougham. Wendy Pefercorn is behind me screaming “Daley you no good cheating scoundrel”, so I jump in the front seat and take off, man I miss the good old days in college!


  18. - IrishPirate - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:17 pm:

    Blago: He who smealt it dealt it.

    Obama: Talk about CHANGE.

    Daley: Giggles uncontrollably.


  19. - Diamond Dog - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:18 pm:

    “Hey, Daley, Rod just asked me if I’m still looking for a VP! HA!”


  20. - Muskrat - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:18 pm:

    Hair/Teeth/Clout.


  21. - Six Degrees of Separation - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:21 pm:

    The Schmoe, the O, and Mr. HDO.


  22. - Thomas Westgard - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:26 pm:

    These three men are about to meet with a federal prosecutor. Can you guess who has the least to hide?


  23. - Anonymous - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:29 pm:

    “Then she says, ‘hey, aren’t you Mayor Daley?’”


  24. - Anon - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:29 pm:

    “I beg your pardon?”

    “I beg your pardon?”

    “Yes, that’s what I said!” (or: “No, I beg YOUR pardon?)


  25. - Vino Veritas - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:31 pm:

    Reaction To Public Employee Pension Reform


  26. - Ravenswood Right Winger - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:32 pm:

    “Carol Ronen is taking us to Everest for dinner? GIGGITY GIGGITY GOO!”


  27. - Amuzing Myself - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:32 pm:

    “Badges?! … We don’t need no stinking badges!!!”


  28. - T-Rocks - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:32 pm:

    Obama could hardly contain his laughter after Blagojevich asked him for a job as budget director in an Obama administration.


  29. - Vote Quimby! - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:34 pm:

    Mayor Daley and presidential candidate Barack Obama react after Gov. Blagojevich lets the cat out of the bag: after extensive research Rod will appoint himself as replacement senator.


  30. - Amuzing Myself - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:35 pm:

    Blago: “So….I hear I’m no George Ryan.”


  31. - Porcinus - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:36 pm:

    “And then Jan Schakowsky says she wants my Senate seat if I become President.”


  32. - Anon - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:37 pm:

    No jail time, Rod? Really?!


  33. - Vote Quimby! - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:38 pm:

    Gov. Blagojevich releases his latest plan to fund the $750 million hole in the budget: leasing the future proceeds of uncomfortable, used mattresses from the Abraham Lincoln Hotel & Vacation Destination.


  34. - unclesam - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:39 pm:

    Blago to Obama: “I’m a shoo-in for re-election as long as you’re the nominee, right?”


  35. - Chanson - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:39 pm:

    And that’s how you close down an airport in one night.


  36. - KC - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:41 pm:

    Gee, Who knew that Emil had a part time job as a bus boy, I guess he really does need a raise.


  37. - Cook County Commoner - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:43 pm:

    “And then he said that one of these days the voters will wise up.”


  38. - Matt Foley, Motivational Speaker - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:44 pm:

    Alpha, Omega, and Rutabaga. . .


  39. - anon - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:44 pm:

    should we have have Patrick Fitzgerald’s retirement party before or after Ryan, Rezko and any other friends of our’s pardons


  40. - Pot calling kettle - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:45 pm:

    Obama (thinking): This picture is gonna hurt me…


  41. - Vote Quimby! - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:45 pm:

    The inaugural meeting of the Barack Obama Presidential Pardon Candidates Committee was held recently.


  42. - Matt Foley, Motivational Speaker - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:45 pm:

    I think I meant that right to left. . .


  43. - OneManBlog - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:47 pm:

    Sen. Obama and Mayor Daley react to Rod’s request for a preemptive pardon.


  44. - Pot calling kettle - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:48 pm:

    Daley: So, then I tell them that Grant Park is the ONLY open space left for the Daley Childrens’ Museum.


  45. - wordslinger - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:48 pm:

    Testicular Virility, Upward Mobility and Bridgeport Nobility discuss Illinois GOP futility.


  46. - so-called "Austin Mayor" - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:48 pm:

    Rich,

    I couldn’t muster a caption worthy of that photo, so I’ve submitted a response in lieu thereof via your e-mail.

    – SCAM
    so-called “Austin Mayor”
    http://austinmayor.blogspot.com


  47. - Levois - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:49 pm:

    I wonder who’s laughing harder and who’s laughing the least. You get one guess at both.


  48. - so-called "Austin Mayor" - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:49 pm:

    Here it is: http://thecapitolfaxblog.com/wp-content/RodObamaandRichie.jpg

    – SCAM
    so-called “Austin Mayor”
    http://austinmayor.blogspot.com


  49. - clj - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:51 pm:

    “No seriously, Lincoln’s gold is hidden along the western wall of the Governor’s Mansion!”


  50. - wordslinger - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:52 pm:

    Rod: “Doesn’t Santiago Proffer play at AAA Iowa? What’s so funny? What’d I say?”


  51. - Rich Miller - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:53 pm:

    While I won’t declare a winner after only an hour, Wordslinger wins a free ad regardless of the outcome. Freaking hilarious.


  52. - Anon - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:54 pm:

    “One of these things is not like the other”


  53. - stones902 - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:57 pm:

    Moe, Larry - the cheese!


  54. - S. Illinois - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:58 pm:

    Rich - I think you are safe declaring a winner already. That was absolute brilliance Wordslinger! I bow to your linguistic superiority.


  55. - Siyotanka - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:59 pm:

    Winkin’…Blinkin’ and Nod…having a prayer fest.


  56. - B - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:59 pm:

    Circa 2002 - Rod to B & D:
    “After I dominate in Springfield, I’m heading all the way to the White House. No, I mean it. President Blagojevich - they’ll write songs about me…”


  57. - Take It Easy - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 12:59 pm:

    They are listening to Hillary sing “If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere . . . it’s up to you . . . NEW YORK . . . NEW YORK!”


  58. - Belle - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:00 pm:

    Heeheehee! We fooled ‘em all!


  59. - A Citizen - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:01 pm:

    Huey, Duey, and Louie go to the Big City.


  60. - ZC - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:03 pm:

    The Man of Steal, the Man of Spiel, and the Man of No Deal.


  61. - Me - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:05 pm:

    Did you hear the one about Tony Rezko?


  62. - Kevin Fanning - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:12 pm:

    “I was gonna run for President too! No guys, seriously I was.”


  63. - zatoichi - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:14 pm:

    D: Look at that over there.
    B: Whaaaaa…?
    O: God, please help me now.


  64. - Anon - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:17 pm:

    “Hey, look who forgot his lapel pin again!”


  65. - sparkplug - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:21 pm:

    Daley, “Hey guy’s smile and act natural, here comes Fitzgerald with three more subpoenas!”


  66. - Napoleon has left the building - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:23 pm:

    Mayor: “I’m sorry Governor, I meant to say indicate - I don’t know why I said indict” (laughing)

    Barack: “Well, Mister Mayor it’s hard to be eloquent all the time, believe me” (laughing harder)

    Rod: “What? What’s so funny?”


  67. - Squideshi - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:24 pm:

    Obama: You call that breaking wind? Watch this!


  68. - Rich Miller - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:24 pm:

    Daley: It was so silly. I was Crazy Gluing a couple of Daley Bicentennial Plaza demolition orders together, licked my finger before turning a page and now the darned finger won’t come off my lip!


  69. - Skeeter - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:26 pm:

    “The people actually VOTED for us!”


  70. - Squideshi - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:30 pm:

    “Do no evil, see no evil, speak no evil.”


  71. - Will - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:30 pm:

    Said in unison: “No, I’m the most powerful!”


  72. - Just Because - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:35 pm:

    I have 1.3 million I can divide up between us.


  73. - Wumpus - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:37 pm:

    Blago: What’s so funny, I only asked to be Sec. of Health and human Services.
    Daley-How about Sec. of Hair Care?


  74. - walter sobchak - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:41 pm:

    Hey! Who says you can’t fool all of the people all of the time?


  75. - train111 - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:49 pm:

    Governor Goodhair, the Senator and Richard Daley are all on a sinking boat. There are three of them but only 2 life preservers. Gov. Goodhair states: “I must have one of those preservers–after all, I’m the best looking of all of us, and there will be mass unemployment in the hair care products industry if I go down, not to mention that readership and postings on the Capitolfaxblog will be decimated if Illinois actually has a functional Governor.”
    The Senator states: “I must have one of those preservers. After all, I’m about to become president and leader of the free world. I’m much much too improtant to go down.”
    Richard Daley suggests that they hold a vote. After all the ballot challenges, he remains the only candidate standing. He brings in the HDO to muscle in on the election and goes on to win unanimously.

    train111


  76. - anonfactor - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:52 pm:

    “heehee what’s so funny guys?”

    “oh, umm, nothing rod, were were talking about some other governor…”


  77. - RGA - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:53 pm:

    No Guys! I realy am going to appoint my self to the Senate when Barak becomes President. Stop luaghing Im serious!


  78. - Snapewho - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:58 pm:

    As the game begins Obama counts to 20 as Daley and Blago realize their intellectual and political transparency does not require them to hide!


  79. - Idea Man - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 1:59 pm:

    Blago - I just appointed Jeremiah Wright Deputy Governor!


  80. - Bluefish - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:00 pm:

    John McCain campaign flyer.


  81. - GofGlenview - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:02 pm:

    Hey, there’s Fitzy, quick pretend that we have nothing to be concerned about.


  82. - Arthur Andersen - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:08 pm:

    Rod-”How’s the commencement speech coming, Rich? Sounds like they’re really pumped up about you being there.”

    Richie-”It’s comin’ along about as well as your fundraisin’ you little weasel. If we weren’t in front of a room full of people I’d rip that mop off your head and shove it up your–”

    Barack-”Rod, by the way, I just remembered I have a message for you from Governor Thompson-saw him on the way over here. Mayor, thanks for reminding me!” (breaks out in laughter.)


  83. - Gus Bode - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:15 pm:

    Obama:” You thought I would bring you along to DC. Now that is funny. Lets make a deal Rod, you stay as far away from me as you can, and I might commute your sentence.”
    Daley: (Laughing) I might be able to find you something with the sanitation department.


  84. - Bud Man - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:21 pm:

    Blagojevich: “I just renewed my Capitol Fax Subscription…”


  85. - Miranda - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:22 pm:

    Barak to himself: How much longer do I have to keep this cheesy grin going? C’mon, Alexi, I’m throwing out the Bat Signal here. I thought we agreed - cheesy grin means you come save me. I need to get out of this group soon before someone takes a picture and it winds up in a caption contest on TheCapFax blog. I would even take another body check to ribs if it meant you saved me from this embarrassment!!


  86. - culatr - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:24 pm:

    Editors Note: Not pictured, the most powerful politician in Illinois.


  87. - Rich Miller - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:25 pm:

    People, we’ve deleted several comments that were clearly tasteless. Keep it clean, please. We have better things to do.


  88. - VanillaMan - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:27 pm:

    Daley:
    “…and then Hynes tells me dat er debt is practically - up ta here!. He’s got tears in his eyes…”


  89. - Mark Johnson - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:31 pm:

    No really….I will be re-elected in 2010 so you guys better start working with me. Hey Rich, let’s hold a fundraiser for Barack at the Loop Lab school sometime.”


  90. - Homer Pundit - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:35 pm:

    Obama “can you believe George Ryan is going to ask W for a pardon, I’m glad you guys won’t need this kind of favor from me.”


  91. - Mark Johnson - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:37 pm:

    Gov Blagojevich amuses Presidential Candidate Barack Obama and Mayor Richarad Daley as he expalains his long term goal of being commisioner of major league baseball after he is finished being a US Senator in 2022.


  92. - nino - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:37 pm:

    when was this photo taken


  93. - LindaB - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:37 pm:

    The response when asked by a reporter: “Do the people of Illinois ‘get it’?”


  94. - GreenStreet - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:37 pm:

    Calling all airplanes and automobiles. Free ride to the White House.


  95. - MOON - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 2:56 pm:

    WORDSLINGER WINS !


  96. - Ghost - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 3:10 pm:

    Obama Thinking: I am trapped with the two people most likely to be indicted by the feds

    Obama Whispering while clicking his heels: ‘There is no place like home; there is no place like home…’


  97. - Speaking At Will - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 3:12 pm:

    Come on, although a nice caption by wordlsinger I prefer

    “Louis G. Atsaves” caption suggestion of simply
    “change”

    Thats a caption that stands the test of time!


  98. - ladeda - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 3:16 pm:

    can you believe how stupid the voting public are?


  99. - Legal Eagle - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 3:24 pm:

    Sen. Obama (on corruption in Illinois) : I see nothing. I hear nothing!


  100. - It's 5 O'clock somewhere - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 3:32 pm:

    Emil believes us!


  101. - Chicago Politics - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 3:35 pm:

    If you like Chicago politics in Springfield, then you’ll love it in Washington D.C….ha, ha, ha, ha….


  102. - how-about-that - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 3:36 pm:

    Can you believe it?….they say we’re ALL sleazier than convict Geo. Ryan; ain’t that a hoot; and we’re still on the street.


  103. - Anonymous - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 3:37 pm:

    Robin Hood (Obama) and his band of theives (Blago and Daley).


  104. - unclesam - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 3:41 pm:

    The reporter asks if the three politicians can recreate characters from The Blues Brothers.

    Blago poses as Elwood Blues, Da Mayor as Jake Blues, and Obama as the character played by Ray Charles.


  105. - Yeah Right - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 3:57 pm:

    Rod- ” I think Mike is going to let me get the Capital Bill .”
    Barack, Daley- ” Ha Ha Ha”
    Rod- “Really, he told me so….”


  106. - plutocrat03 - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 4:01 pm:

    OK, stop kidding around, who has the key to the US Treasury’s vault?


  107. - Ghost - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 4:03 pm:

    Rod: Ok Daley for the tie breaker, who has better caps, me or Obama?


  108. - If It Walks Like a Duck... - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 4:10 pm:

    Sorry, I failed the test by appealing to prurient interests, even though what these guys are doing to the taxpayers is obscene!


  109. - anon - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 4:11 pm:

    Todd Stroger is always late for these photo ops


  110. - A Citizen - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 4:14 pm:

    All right then - Now that we’ve formed Dewey, Cheatum, and Howe can we charge like Winston and Strawn? Wow, what a rip.


  111. - jerry 101 - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 4:26 pm:

    The Bad, The Good, and the Ugly…


  112. - ahoy! - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 4:33 pm:

    Good one Mayor, but wee really do need to use the bathroom.


  113. - Amuzing Myself - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 4:34 pm:

    Mayor Daley and Presidential Candidate Senator Barak Obama react to Governor Blagojevich’s assertion that he had no idea all those envelopes full of $25,000 checks weren’t given out of the goodness of the donors hearts.


  114. - Kathy Edwards - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 4:47 pm:

    Oh please, they’ll never find where we hide all that money!!


  115. - GofGlenview - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 4:57 pm:

    They just saw the results of this poll on Rezko

    http://snappoll.com/poll/272293.php


  116. - Pro-Gunner - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 5:16 pm:

    If we all work together during our lifetimes, we can make sure that only criminals will have access to handguns.


  117. - Northside Bunker - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 5:35 pm:

    Washingron D.C. corruption / Chicago-Style.


  118. - Concerned Voter - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 6:17 pm:

    Blago - A friend of Tony’s wants investors for a new restauant concept. Like Hard Rock, Planet Hollywood, etc. But it is Chicago themed.

    Obama - Wow that’s a great idea. Tony mentioned that back when we bought that strip of land.

    Da Mayor - It could be Chicago themed. Something different though. How about a Chicago political theme? I’ve got the perfect name for it….. Dewey, Cheatem, and Howe.


  119. - Come On Now - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 6:18 pm:

    Don’t Worry, Be Happy gets my vote.


  120. - anon - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 6:45 pm:

    Guv says; I promised Hillary a ride in the Obamalac if she drops out before Saturday!

    Dad


  121. - Arthur Andersen - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 6:59 pm:

    AA thinks wordslinger still takes the taco but ol’ Dad Miller came in a strong second!


  122. - Res Melius - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 7:03 pm:

    It may be a new era, but at least we don’t have to wear pantyhose while campaigning!


  123. - Anon - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 7:06 pm:

    Presidential Nominee Senator Obama smirks as he and Mayor Richard M. Daley of Chicago are informed they are going to be named as adjunct professors at the School for Governors at the federal prison library in Terra Haute, Indiana. The school founded after discovery of former Governor George Ryan’s rampant handwritten notes in the political philosophy books, is rumored to be headed by Governor Blagojevich who has been angling for a spot in the prestigious facility for two terms as Illinois Governor. Head of admissions, Patrick Fitzgerald, had no comment.

    Daley pondered the thought, but later clarified he would take the position only if he could speak at commencement and get a full tenured position at the facility. Senator Obama’s chief strategist responded in a statement that his attendance record in Senate clearly reflects he, and he alone, would change the expectations of a professor.


  124. - One of the 35 - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 9:51 pm:

    Hi, I’m Larry. This is my brother Daryl and this is my other brotheer Daryl.


  125. - 21st State - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 10:15 pm:

    …and SCENE!!!


  126. - milkman - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 10:22 pm:

    The big 3 tell their best jokes

    Blago : Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.

    Obama : I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.

    Daley : The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.


  127. - Frazier Thomas - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 10:36 pm:

    “I’m Hardrock”
    “I’m Coco”
    “I’m Joe”


  128. - Gregor - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 10:38 pm:

    Rod: “Hey, are you guys having trouble getting calls thru to Mike Madigan too? No? Hmm, must be my cel provider… what, are you in his ‘Five’ ?”


  129. - Big Bird - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 10:39 pm:

    From Sesame Street:
    “One of these things is not like the others…”

    (Hoping it stays that way)


  130. - let's Sing Bee-gees tunes! - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 10:43 pm:

    “Barack, you do the Barry part, Rich, you take Maurice’s part, I’ll do the counter- melody, on three; one, two,….. Stayin’ Alive, Stayin’ Alive…”


  131. - This Just In: - Thursday, May 29, 08 @ 11:28 pm:

    Rod: Can you believe Harmon used my BS line about “selling pension bonds is like refinancing your home mortgage” on the Senate floor today?

    Barack, laughing: No! It took me four times to convince Emil that wasn’t true!

    Rich: Don’t tell him again before you take off. I’ve got a big mortgage to refinance.


  132. - DOJ - Friday, May 30, 08 @ 12:01 am:

    B.O-Hey it looks like a John Kass
    R.D-Yeah but only smaller
    G-ROD-You gotta love porkies


  133. - Wacker Drive - Friday, May 30, 08 @ 6:42 am:

    From right to left,
    “Goof, Goofier, Goofiest”


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* Edgar bucks Rauner, endorses Acklin - The Capit.....
* Rauner: Illinois State Museum needs private par.....
* Chaos is a feature, not a bug - The Capitol Fax.....
* TEACHERS UNION stalemate – O'HARE getting first.....


* 3 teens arrested after pursuit in stolen vehicle in Rockford
* EXCHANGE: Little Free Library keeps kids reading
* Northern Illinois jail hopes to use wind turbine for power
* To cut nearly
* American to add 5 new gates at Chicago's O'Hare airport
* School funding overhaul again faces long odds in Springfield
* County filing insurance claim to recover funds lost by fraud
* Professor who wore headscarf to leave Christian college
* Illinois owes Springfield hospitals $76 million
* Court effort aims to link job placement with child support

* School funding overhaul again faces long odds in legislature
* School funding overhaul again faces long odds at Statehouse
* AFSCME reviews legal options in wake of member survey
* School funding overhaul again faces long odds
* Statehouse Insider: Three days until President Obama turns Illinois around
* Gaming Board seeks to revoke license of terminal operator
* Illinois Gaming Board seeks to revoke license of terminal operator
* Springfield awaits details on President Obama's visit on Wednesday
* Rauner alters bill that would reopen Illinois State Museum, includes admission fee directive
* IDOT, Amtrak reach agreement to maintain train service

* Changing Illinois' school funding formula faces long odds
* Baker Tilly adds Mesirow consultants
* Too bad for Boeing—but this Rolling Meadows plant will get boost from Air Force bomber
* Small airlines to O'Hare brass: What about us?
* Why 'distressed' homes are so hot today


* Georgia Nicols horoscopes for Feb. 8
* Dear Abby: Parents keep paying the bills for son, 26
* School funding overhaul again faces long odds in Springfield
* BGA: CPS and DCFS failed Laquan McDonald
* City to expand full-day pre-kindergarten program
* Beyonce tour coming to Chicago May 27
* ‘The Good Wife’ in its final season, CBS announces
* 2 aldermen jump on TIF pain train to help CPS
* ‘Downton Abbey’ costumes exhibit finds perfect setting in Driehaus Museum
* Homicide detective in ‘disgusting’ photo kept on street


* No injuries when Metra train car derails on BNSF, but delays reported
* 8 days into month, homicides in Chicago nearly equal all of last February
* City fails to warn Chicagoans about lead risks in tap water
* Woman recounts fatal police shooting: 'You hear all the shots. Then it got real quiet'
* 1 dead, 10 injured in Chicago shootings
* Veterans center in Portage Park to serve as 'community base'
* Pullman Porter Museum launches online registry of black railroad laborers
* Great Migration events slated for 2016


* School funding overhaul again faces long odds in legislature
* U.S. Rep. John Shimkus: Come visit Galatia, Mr. President
* School funding overhaul again faces long odds at Statehouse
* AFSCME reviews legal options in wake of member survey
* School funding overhaul again faces long odds
* Our View: U.S. Senate candidates should debate outside Chicago
* Bernard Schoenburg: Poe backs Benton over McCann in 50th
* Austin Berg: Illinois manufacturers need bold action from Springfield
* Statehouse Insider: Three days until President Obama turns Illinois around
* Gaming Board seeks to revoke license of terminal operator


* Accidents reported on I-57 in Coles County
* Feb. 11 prep sports chat
* Feb. 10 Illinois basketball chat
* Edgar backs Acklin over Rauner's choice in 102nd
* Podcast: DSC Director of Development Janice McAteer 2/8/16
* UI embracing monkeying around for Lunar New Year
* College-accrediting agency sounds warning to legislators
* This day in history, Feb. 8, 2016
* 'Kung Fu Panda' kicks aside 'Caesar,' 'Zombies'
* Area history, Feb. 8, 2016


* Apollo Education to go private in $1.1B deal
* Gymnast Tweddle injured training for winters sports TV show
* Train derailment causing extensive delays on Metra's BNSF line
* North Korea's new satellite flew over Super Bowl site
* Hampshire industrial tech teacher prepares students for real world

* House lawmakers overcome hurdle on key tra...
* Rodney Davis talks funding with Bloomingto...
* The agency that fought Illiana gets a new ...
* Rep. Dold takes educational cruise down Ch...
* Lawmakers decry high turnover rate of VA h...
* CBD Oil, and politics
* Simon considering state Senate bid
* Killer Congressman Tom MacArthur trying to...
* Shutdown? State may not notice
* Rep. Bob Dold

* Durbin to Rauner: “It's time to govern” - ......

* Sen. Kirk Introduces Bill to Ensure Retire......

* Accused anti-abortion undercover videographer offered probation
* Trump has his Palin, Kasich rolls out his celebrity support
* Lady Gaga scores at Super Bowl 50 with respectful rendition of national anthem
* Random thoughts. Billionaire Bill.
* Chicago Teachers reject latest Chicago Public School proposal
* Abortion group criticizes Doritos for "humanizing fetuses" in Super Bowl ad
* Morning Minute: Report finds fewer seriously underwater homeowners
* Maskel finds rewarding ways to help his community
* Mr Mayor: Knock Down This Wal-Mart Wall
* BW Chicago, We Hardly Knew Ye


* Emergency Management Officials, National Weather Service Encourage Winter Preparedness - November is Winter Weather Preparedness Month in Illinois
* Keep Your Family Safe This Winter - November through February are leading months for carbon monoxide related incidents
* Governor Takes Bill Action
* Illinois Department of Labor Director Hugo Chaviano Awards Governor’s Award for Contributions in Health and Safety to the Illinois Refining Division of Marathon Petroleum Company LP
* State Regulator Elected Treasurer of Interstate Medical Licensure Compact




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