SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
Afternoon videos

Monday, Sep 20, 2010

* The Illinois Republican Party has a new Interwebtubes video up about Democrats and Rod Blagojevich. Rate it


* A good example of how Gov. Pat Quinn rambles


Keep in mind that Quinn’s office posted that video. He was still droning on when they mercifully cut off the video at the 2:56 mark. Man.

* The Daily Herald has posted its interview of Scott Lee Cohen. Have a look


* And to close things out on an up note, the awesome Jesse White Tumblers


- Posted by Rich Miller        


29 Comments
  1. - Pot calling kettle - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 2:37 pm:

    ==A good example of how Gov. Pat Quinn rambles…==

    I would be impressed by a video of PQ not rambling. LOL


  2. - Rich Miller - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 2:39 pm:

    PCK, I don’t think such a video exists.


  3. - hizzoner 80 - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 2:44 pm:

    Nice vid of SLC, and tumblers are still the best campaign tool ever in IL


  4. - Jennifer - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 2:58 pm:

    Full disclosure: I like Pat Quinn, I think he is a great man. Perhaps not so great a politician, but I would still prefer a good guy over a bad guy that is a good politician any day. That being said…how has the rambling been allowed to continue?! Doesn’t he have anyone close to him coaching him through this? Can he possibly have ever watched video of himself?!


  5. - A.B. - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 3:03 pm:

    Republican Video = Garbage.

    So many better ways to link Blago with the Democratic party, that thing is worse than watching paint drying. Only hope is that they used an unpaid intern to build it.


  6. - Bluefish - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 3:22 pm:

    I wonder how this guy would respond to the Quinn speech.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hq6Ir-Sc5A


  7. - Commonsense in Illinois - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 3:24 pm:

    So, Governor Quinn could you repeat the goal of the program, and what do you have against non-breathing people working?


  8. - soccermom - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 3:24 pm:

    Jennifer —

    Surrounding every elected official is a devoted echo chamber of people telling him he’s the greatest orator since Demosthenes lost his marbles. It’s close to impossible to break through the devoted fans to tell the Emperor that, in addition to being naked, he also needs a set of talking points.


  9. - cassandra - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 3:39 pm:

    Cohen seems articulate and approachable. I tell ya, if I didn’t know the history….clever that he got in the seniors looking for jobs, they tend to get overlooked in media articles about unemployment, despite the fact that due to loss of assets in the meltdown, many must now find work to avoid poverty. And they vote.

    I disagree on the “friends” video. I think it was fine, not extreme, a fair reminder for voters of the Blago years and our Pat’s role in them.


  10. - wordslinger - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 3:55 pm:

    The Jesse White Tumblers never disappoint. It really is a good show.


  11. - CircularFiringSquad - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 4:06 pm:

    How about the video of StateWideTom’s guys Sacia and Pritchard playing footsie with Blafgooers in Rockford the summer before Blagoofs arrest? That is special. Should we roll out the links to Two Party System payments….cash from Celini. The defense of Larry Trent aka Celini security chief. It is a little late for Gags Brady, NoTaxBill and StateWideTom to con IL voters that they are reformers.


  12. - Easily Entertained - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 4:06 pm:

    The Jessie White tumblers have been entertaining for more than 30 years now. Whatever you want to call it, good show or best campaign tool ever, Jessie White deserves a lot of credit for the tumblers’ remarkable longevity. There’s a great human interest story in there, I’ll wager.


  13. - Responsa - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 4:21 pm:

    ==Surrounding every elected official is a devoted echo chamber of people telling him he’s the greatest orator since Demosthenes lost his marbles==

    ==Can he possibly have ever watched video of himself?! ==

    I’m right there with with ya, Jennifer and soccermom. Doesn’t Quinn ever, when he’s sitting in his recliner with a beer after a hard day’s work as governor, happen to accidently see himself on the news or at a press conference and think–”Wow! who IS that guy and what the heck is he talking about”?


  14. - Old Milwaukee - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 4:31 pm:

    CFS’s commentary becomes less and less relevant and way off point. Does anyone anywhere care about Cellini links to the two party system? Old Milwaukee thinks CFS is going to have a hangover on November 3rd.


  15. - 47th Ward - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 4:31 pm:

    Rich, do you know if I can get that Rod-MJM-Rezko photo downloaded as my screen saver? I can think of some thought bubbles that are way funnier than the creators of the GOP spot came up with.

    Maybe t-shirts too. I mean the jokes just write themselves. Who has the copyright?


  16. - wordslinger - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 4:39 pm:

    –Does anyone anywhere care about Cellini links to the two party system?–

    Among the playas, Cellini has had the longest, most lucrative run. He’s a much bigger story than Blago.


  17. - Wensicia - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 5:06 pm:

    How about we introduce a new law? Every time someone tries to show a negative political ad, it’s replaced by a video of the Jesse White Tumblers?


  18. - Raising Kane - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 5:48 pm:

    I agree with Milwaukee, CFS seems to be feeling the heat. His sarcastic banter has given way to desperate thrashing.


  19. - soccermom - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 5:52 pm:

    Hey, Dionne Warwick

    Are you aware that the Illinois Republicans are using your song in a political ad? Just because it’s web-only doesn’t mean they can violate your intellectual property rights….


  20. - Homer J. Simpson - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 6:44 pm:

    I will vote Jesse White into any office he wants to hold. He is the only elected official who single-handedly tried to stop Blagojevich from appointing someone to the Senate seat. Not to mention the total awesomeness of the tumblers! (and I don’t often traverse that side of the ticket.)


  21. - VanillaMan - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 6:59 pm:

    The GOP video stinks.
    Quinn as orator stinks.
    Cohen stinks.
    God bless Jesse White.


  22. - Newsclown - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 7:09 pm:

    I think the Quinn piece is what happens when your advance staff can’t keep up and forgets to brief you before you arrive at an event, so you have to wing it for an entire event. He’s lucky he didn’t accidentally christen a ship while on that magnificent stream of consciousness run. I like Pat; he’s a little goofy but mostly genuine. I just wish he had a better team working for him. The guy seems to be carrying his entire staff on his back.


  23. - Honest Abe - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 7:35 pm:

    I thought that it would be impossible to find a photo of Lisa Madigan making nice with Rod Blagojevich. Otherwise the GOP clip was predictable. Quinn needs to buy an oven timer — when the bell rings, stop.


  24. - Old Guard - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 9:36 pm:

    The truth about the Chicago Dems. hurts. Time for people to get away from Chicago politics and the Blago/Quinn machine. People in IL. have had enough, and will prove it the polls in November!!


  25. - Obamarama - Monday, Sep 20, 10 @ 11:42 pm:

    Man, how old is that picture of The Lisa and G-Rod? During campaign season 2002? High school graduation?


  26. - hisgirlfriday - Tuesday, Sep 21, 10 @ 12:05 am:

    Well considering Lisa didn’t endorse Hot Rod in 2006, I’m guessing it would be 2002 or 2003.

    LOL at the Madigan campaign co-chair crap coming back to bite him in the butt though. Would serve MJM right if his reward for irresponsibly and incompetently shirking his duties as Illinois Democratic Party chairman and House Speaker by publicly making nice with Rod (no matter the personal enmity between the men) just to not make waves because he thought it would benefit his 2006 House majority short-term served to screw up his long-term majority there.


  27. - Vote Quimby! - Tuesday, Sep 21, 10 @ 12:20 am:

    BTW the website Quinn drones on about in this “electronic democracy” is not accepting applications from either the unemployed or those who may hire them. But, let’s not let that stop us from playing it up…


  28. - Little Egypt - Tuesday, Sep 21, 10 @ 12:36 am:

    Rich, you still know how to leave THE BEST


  29. - Little Egypt - Tuesday, Sep 21, 10 @ 12:37 am:

    Sorry, posted too soon.

    Rich, you still know how to leave THE BEST for the last - The Jesse White Tumblers. Put them all in office. I’ll bet they are all smarter than what we now call a legislature.


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


* Get off the back bench, please
* A triangulating shift
* Counting the absent legislators
* Credit Unions – 100 Million Strong
* The reddest of meat
* Today's number: 47
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Supplement to today’s edition
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS in password)
* Yesterday's blog posts

Support CapitolFax.com
Visit our advertisers...

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............


Search This Blog...

Search the 98th General Assembly By Bill Number
(example: HB0001)

Search the 98th General Assembly By Keyword

          
        * Xiaomi slashes the price of its Redmi 2 smartphone in India
        * OnePlus 2 pricing somewhat confirmed, fans should be happy
        * Jolla plans to split software and hardware business
        * The five most popular notes apps for Android (Video)
        * Whipclip Raises Over $40 Million For Its TV Show And Music Video Clipping App
        * Pre-Crime Startup BioCatch Authenticates Users Via Touch And Your Phone’s Accelerometer
        * SplashID Pro keeps your passwords safe for life [DEALS]

        * Carriers Waive Charges for Crisis Text Line
        * Showtime’s Web-Only Service Goes Live on Apple TV
        * How to Configure Windows 10 to Protect Your Privacy
        * Facebook Is Testing Floating Videos In News Feed
        * Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg joins SurveyMonkey's board of directors
        * Take One of These One-Tank Road Trips from 13 Major US Cities
        * Journey PS4 Game Launches On July 21st 2015 (video)

        * Ruminations on the Chris Sale-Mark Buehrle duel
        * Quintana hopes for run support against Blue Jays
        * Sale fans 6 in complete-game win over Jays
        * White Sox turn tables after opponent's mistake
        * Sale named AL All-Star, goes the distance
        * White Sox 4, Blue Jays 2: Chris Sale-Mark Buehrle duel meets expect...
        * Sale fans 6 in complete-game win over Jays

        ...............


        Main Menu
        Home
        Illinois
        YouTube
        Pundit rankings
        Obama
        Subscriber Content
        Durbin
        Burris
        Blagojevich Trial
        Advertising
        Updated Posts
        Polls

        Archives
        July 2015
        June 2015
        May 2015
        April 2015
        March 2015
        February 2015
        January 2015
        December 2014
        November 2014
        October 2014
        September 2014
        August 2014
        July 2014
        June 2014
        May 2014
        April 2014
        March 2014
        February 2014
        January 2014
        December 2013
        November 2013
        October 2013
        September 2013
        August 2013
        July 2013
        June 2013
        May 2013
        April 2013
        March 2013
        February 2013
        January 2013
        December 2012
        November 2012
        October 2012
        September 2012
        August 2012
        July 2012
        June 2012
        May 2012
        April 2012
        March 2012
        February 2012
        January 2012
        December 2011
        November 2011
        October 2011
        September 2011
        August 2011
        July 2011
        June 2011
        May 2011
        April 2011
        March 2011
        February 2011
        January 2011
        December 2010
        November 2010
        October 2010
        September 2010
        August 2010
        July 2010
        June 2010
        May 2010
        April 2010
        March 2010
        February 2010
        January 2010
        December 2009
        November 2009
        October 2009
        September 2009
        August 2009
        July 2009
        June 2009
        May 2009
        April 2009
        March 2009
        February 2009
        January 2009
        December 2008
        November 2008
        October 2008
        September 2008
        August 2008
        July 2008
        June 2008
        May 2008
        April 2008
        March 2008
        February 2008
        January 2008
        December 2007
        November 2007
        October 2007
        September 2007
        August 2007
        July 2007
        June 2007
        May 2007
        April 2007
        March 2007
        February 2007
        January 2007
        December 2006
        November 2006
        October 2006
        September 2006
        August 2006
        July 2006
        June 2006
        May 2006
        April 2006
        March 2006
        February 2006
        January 2006
        December 2005
        April 2005
        March 2005
        February 2005
        January 2005
        December 2004
        November 2004
        October 2004

        Blog*Spot Archives
        November 2005
        October 2005
        September 2005
        August 2005
        July 2005
        June 2005
        May 2005

        Syndication

        RSS Feed 2.0
        Comments RSS 2.0
        WordPress

        Loading


        * Illinois Budget Battle Approaches Meltdown - Co.....
        * Bill Knight: The coward's way out of budget cut.....
        * Jim Nowlan: Addressing Chicago's mess - Champai.....


        * Autopsy: 3-year-old girl drowned in Mokena swimming pool
        * Peterson returns to court in murder-for-hire trial
        * Bruce Jenner's 1984 Olympic Torch going on auction block
        * Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari to lead Oddball Comedy tour
        * Illinois voters head to polls in primary for Schock's seat
        * Bruce Jenner's 1984 Olympic Torch going on auction block
        * Deadly weekend in Chicago highlights city's gang warfare
        * Illinois' games in Springfield include in-state foes
        * Aretha Franklin sings praises of Illinois after highway help
        * Illinois basketball attendance down but 15th in the country

        * ACLU seeks federal enforcement of Illinois child services
        * Despite state budget deadlock, there are ways out
        * Despite budget deadlock, there are ways out
        * Statehouse Insider: Take the over on when this impasse is going to end
        * Springfield School District has paid nearly $500K in pension penalties in past 6 years
        * East St. Louis paid big legal fees to state senator's firm
        * Illinois Senate honors victims of Charleston church shootings
        * Bill would allow cameras in Illinois nursing homes
        * State employee lawsuit seeks assurance of full pay despite no budget
        * U of I freezes administration hiring over budget

        * Horizon Pharma makes hostile bid for Depomed
        * Marco Rubio to give major speech today in Chicago
        * U of I names new law school dean
        * Plane orders plunge for Boeing, Airbus
        * Invenergy hauls in $2 billion from sale of wind farms


          * Divvy discount coming for low-income Chicagoans
          * Man, 20, charged with shooting downtown after July 4 fireworks
          * Cold front triggers storms and a much cooler Tuesday
          * Mundelein mayor's July 4 speech on 'moral crisis' sparks fireworks
          * Bruce Jenner's 1984 Olympic Torch going on auction block in Chicago
          * Voters head to polls in primary for Aaron Schock's seat
          * Boy, 16, killed and 8 people wounded in shootings across Chicago
          * Meghan Trainor postpones Chicago show due to vocal cord hemorrhage
          * Mayor calls on father of slain boy to cooperate with police: 'You have a responsibility'
          * Fourth Flash: A glance at Tribune's live July 4 coverage


          * The legacy of Willie Dixon on his 100th birthday
          * Ex-Illinois US Rep. Reynolds doesn't show for arraignment
          * At eleventh hour, CPS makes huge pension payment
          * Preckwinkle may reevaluate sales tax plan if Springfield acts on pensions
          * Deadly weekend in Chicago highlights city's gang warfare
          * Thai Town opens at last in Albany Park
          * Drug addicts sent from Puerto Rico may be victims of ID theft in Chicago
          * Boy, 7, killed during violent July 4 celebrations in Chicago
          * No more 'roar' as famed trading pits come to an end
          * Race to replace ex-Rep. Schock a classic GOP primary contest


          * ACLU seeks federal enforcement of Illinois child services
          * Our Opinion: Don't let a few voters decide who goes to Congress
          * Fullerton, Konar and Reif: Pope Francis' message a chance for Illinois to plan ethically for climate change
          * Despite state budget deadlock, there are ways out
          * Bernard Schoenburg: Independent redistricting proposal could be on 2016 ballot
          * Statehouse Insider: Take the over on when this impasse is going to end
          * Statehouse Insider: Take the over on when this impasse is going to end
          * Springfield School District has paid nearly $500K in pension penalties in past 6 years
          * Letter: Rauner being set up for a fall
          * Angie Muhs: A year later, optimistic and grateful


          * Champaign man gets 4 years for latest conviction
          * Rantoul man charged with molesting girls
          * Soccer mom, stage mom — it’s a learning experience
          * Rail cars derail near Pontiac, 2 minor injuries
          * From the blog: Flyin' Illini relived
          * Best of Illini: No. 33, Eric Finney
          * Best of teams: No. 33, West Virginia
          * A.M. UPDATE: Anderson loses in 5
          * State Representative Carol Ammons 7/7/2015
          * Reopening Thursday


          * Fan Favorite voting on now for Suburban Chicago's Got Talent
          * Federal, Indiana authorities raid home of Subway spokesman
          * AP PHOTOS: Pope encountering rich indigenous traditions
          * IMF: Financial risks growing at US insurers, mutual funds
          * Carnival aims to launch Miami to Cuba cruises in May

          * 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

          * ​Critics of Ukraine's government get propa......
          * Letter to Ukraine's prime minister suppose......

          * Sierra Club Ad Campaign Targets Kirk Over ......
          * Environmental group's $1M attack ad target......

          * State Lawmakers Could Vote On Temporary Budget Measure Wednesday
          * The [Wednesday] Papers
          * The [Tuesday] Papers
          * CTU, Allies Protest Outside Bond Buyer's Midwest Municipal Market Conference In Chicago
          * Story can help you and your buyers avoid financial roadblocks
          * Newspaper editorial: Ad tax is a bad idea, would hurt business
          * Sierra Club Ad Campaign Targets Kirk Over Environmental Votes
          * Special Primary Election For Schock's House Seat Being Held Tuesday
          * Number of Illinois medical pot patients tops 2,600 and growing
          * Where's Weyermuller? On WLS 890 AM's Stephanie Trussell Show


          * State, Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement - Workers at IDOT, DHS, IDES, and CMS in Cook County to Vote on New Contract
          * Governor Rauner Extends Tax Filing and Payment Deadlines for Businesses and Individuals Impacted by Recent Tornado - Deadlines Pushed to December 31, 2015
          * Illinois EPA Releases Annual Report on Landfill Capacity
          * IDNR Urges Public to Leave Fireworks Displays to Those Who Are Licensed and Trained - Fireworks Show Sponsors Reminded to Check Credentials of Fireworks Vendors
          * Governor Receives Initial Criminal Justice Commission Report




              Hosted by MCS SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax Advertise Here Mobile Version Contact Rich Miller