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Question of the day

Sunday, Jan 6, 2013

* House Speaker Michael Madigan as he talked to the media yesterday


* The Question: Caption?

- Posted by Rich Miller        


46 Comments
  1. - Yossarian Lives - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 1:44 pm:

    Speaker Madigan kicks off a new “casual Saturdays” policy for House members and staff.


  2. - Oswego Willy - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 1:46 pm:

    Speaker Madigan learns that the ILGOP will not continue its “Fire Madigan” program


  3. - Oswego Willy - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 1:50 pm:

    Speaker Madigan learns that Tom Cross went on a golf trip till March, as pension talks resume…


  4. - Oswego Willy - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 1:52 pm:

    Speaker Madigan watches as Squeezy tries to squeeze Rep. Lang…


  5. - Oswego Willy - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 1:54 pm:

    “Sorry Speaker, the parking meter expired! Rahm had you towed… “


  6. - A Citizen - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 1:55 pm:

    The ghost of the portrait of Dorian Grey wafts from the mist of Oakridge Cemetery to the State Capitol.


  7. - Oswego Willy - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 1:58 pm:

    Speaker Madigan learns Saputo’s will no longer save his table for him during non-session days…


  8. - Leave my pension alone - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 1:58 pm:

    ” I just want to go home…..I watch Jonny Quest reruns on Saturday”


  9. - Oswego Willy - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:00 pm:

    CRISIS - APPLE SHORTAGE IN ILLINOIS!


  10. - The End Is Near - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:04 pm:

    Speaker Madigan fields questions from reporters about the unavailability of Steve Brown.


  11. - Anonymous - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:04 pm:

    I’m Guilty as charged


  12. - Oswego Willy - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:06 pm:

    The Speaker learns Scott Lee Cohen is in line to replace Rep. Mell…


  13. - Norseman - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:08 pm:

    TMZ reports that Illinois House Speaker has auditioned for the next season of Walking Dead.


  14. - Meaningless - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:09 pm:

    I don’t know why the politicians want to diminish the pensions of all the hard-working public workers in Illinois that have contributed $ millions back into their local economies through their meager pensions! I think our politicians would be better served if they followed the implied wisdom of the urban legend Willie Sutton. When Willie was asked … “Why do you rob banks?” he replied … “because that’s where the money is!”


  15. - Dirty Red - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:13 pm:

    “That poor pension bill died in my arms.”


  16. - Norseman - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:14 pm:

    I couldn’t help Squeezy - so sad.


  17. - WazUp - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:15 pm:

    Madigan sings: “Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen, nobody knows the sorrow..”


  18. - Oswego Willy - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:17 pm:

    The Speaker watches as Pat Brady admits, in great detail, his scheme with Madigan to destroy the ILGOP


  19. - Oswego Willy - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:19 pm:

    Speaker Madigan watches as Tom Cross & Oswego Willy “hug it out”…


  20. - you go - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:27 pm:

    “71. I’m going to have to deal with 71.”

    OR

    “I’m practicing my ‘Notre Dame lost’ face.”


  21. - CircularFiringSquad - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:28 pm:

    “I can see from the quality of these responses why the Lord intended Sunday as a day of rest. Go Irish,” observed Speaker Madigan


  22. - Fed up - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:31 pm:

    Madigan announces pension reform doesn’t concern me I have made plenty of money representing businesses that do business with the state of Illinois. My family and I are set the rest of you should of planned ahead.


  23. - Nearly Normal - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:36 pm:

    Speaker Madigan mumbles “I feel like Bill Murray in ‘Groundhog Day’ going over pension proposals again and again.”


  24. - Oswego Willy - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:48 pm:

    Speaker Madigan is welcomed to the podium with the chant, “Go ‘Bama! - Roll Tide!”


  25. - Oswego Willy - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:51 pm:

    Speaker Madigan learns his flight from Springfield to Miami has been canceled …


  26. - Oswego Willy - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:52 pm:

    Speaker Madigan learns Lisa traded the National Championship game tickets for Georgetown Basketball season tickets … Upper Bowl.


  27. - wordslinger - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:58 pm:

    “I could be in Palm Springs. Why do I still do this?”


  28. - Ruby - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 3:15 pm:

    I can’t wait to have this lame duck session end.


  29. - Albert... - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 3:54 pm:

    It’s cold out…. And I forgot my boots…


  30. - Fred's Mustache - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:31 pm:

    Speaker Madigan looks in dismay as Saputos announces its closing


  31. - ILPundit - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:40 pm:

    “I am really getting to old for this crap.”


  32. - Cheswick - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:43 pm:

    “… as part of the pension reduction, each state employee will receive one of these Illinois beach towels.”


  33. - Westsider - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:57 pm:

    -The Lion in Winter-


  34. - NIref - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 5:26 pm:

    Slowly sinking into senility.


  35. - Wensicia - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 5:40 pm:

    “I think I have the flu…”


  36. - western illinois - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 6:12 pm:

    Speaker and Chairman Madigan learns the Democratic Party will pick up the “Fire Madigan” campaign


  37. - Arthur Andersen - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 6:50 pm:

    No pictures. Oh, crap. I’m gonna be in a caption contest on Miller’s thing and Brown will be hungover.


  38. - Oswego Willy - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 6:55 pm:

    Question after question, jab after jab, Speaker Madigan’s lone response - “Rosebud”


  39. - Meaningless - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 7:30 pm:

    “I sure hope Cullerton doesn’t try to pull a fast one in our plan to screw the workers with all this constitutionality stuff and delay our junket to the Irish game.”


  40. - Arthur Andersen - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 7:41 pm:

    Willy is en fuego again. “Rosebud.”
    Thanks for the Diet Coke spit take bro.


  41. - zatoichi - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 9:36 pm:

    The Speaker reveals he is playing Walter White’s brother on a 3 episode arc of ‘Breaking Bad’.


  42. - unclesam - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 11:31 pm:

    Madigan channels his inner Mickey (from Rocky III): “It’s finished. Yes, I’m finished. I don’t want no more of this. I don’t want no more of it! You understand? None of it! It’s over with!” [walks away from podium].


  43. - Das Man - Monday, Jan 7, 13 @ 6:34 am:

    What.. me worry?


  44. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Jan 7, 13 @ 7:47 am:

    - AA - Sorry about the “spit take” - hopefully the Diet Coke didn’t ruin anyhting. Send the dry cleaning to …

    To the post,

    Speaker Madigan learns Sen. Steans did the head count for the Notre Dame “watch party” …


  45. - Anonymous - Monday, Jan 7, 13 @ 8:01 am:

    Rich, I have two questions:

    1) How did I miss “the memo” that CapFax was open yesterday into today? (Now it feels like it’s Tuesday and I’m two days behind.)

    and

    2) In the photo, left side: are those a) two more Illinois flags, b) white flags, and/or c) white boxer shorts being raised as white flags?


  46. - Anonymous - Monday, Jan 7, 13 @ 8:03 am:

    And if the answer to 2 is either b or c, were we invaded by Missouri, or some other state, over the weekend?


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