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Friday, Feb 1, 2013

* These three folks will likely be the subject of a lot of news stories and analyses in the coming year…

- Posted by Rich Miller        


103 Comments
  1. - SAP - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:24 am:

    Who’s that looking over the shoulder of the guy looking over my shoulder?


  2. - Carl M - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:24 am:

    Sooooooo….. this is awkward.


  3. - Cincinnatus - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:25 am:

    Present - Past - Future


  4. - OneMan - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:25 am:

    Mike Madigan is the first Madigan to realize that Soy does not agree with Soyboy…


  5. - Sick and Tired - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:26 am:

    “Corruption charges filled against Illinois Three Stoodges!!!”


  6. - Joe M - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:26 am:

    Three blind mice


  7. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:27 am:

    “If you’re part of the Illinois Democratic Party, the Speaker never tells you that he’s going to take you out, doesn’t happen that way. There aren’t any arguments or curses like you read in the papers. See, the Speaker comes with smiles, he comes as your friend, telling you ‘You’ll be fine’, and the people he’s cared for all of his life, well, they might take over. And the Speaker always seem to come at a time that you’re at your weakest and most in need of his help…”


  8. - Arthur Andersen - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:27 am:

    “Which one does not belong?”


  9. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:29 am:

    “One of these things is not like the others.”


  10. - jerico - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:30 am:

    see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. oh wait, yes we do.


  11. - Give Me A Break - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:30 am:

    Why would I smile with these two standing next with me (you decide who is saying this).


  12. - the Patriot - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:39 am:

    Illinois politics, Past, present, and no future.


  13. - Anon - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:40 am:

    Rich, this is off topic and I realize you accept ads but thought you may want to check out Eric Zorns review of this “new” political blog business model - http://blogs.chicagotribune.com/news_columnists_ezorn/2013/01/dish.html


  14. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:40 am:

    “Welcome to the 2015 Inauguration of ….”


  15. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:41 am:

    One party government.


  16. - Boat Captain - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:41 am:

    Quinn has the look of a defeated man and he realizes it now, Madigan is wondering how he is going to manage the “crazy herd of cats” he has now in the majority of the house, and Lisa looks confident and knows that she has the upper hand if she decides to run for gov.


  17. - RNUG - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:41 am:

    Sick n Tired,

    You beat me to the Three Stooges … the only question is is which is which?


  18. - Stones - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:43 am:

    Hardrock, Coco & Joe! Not necessarily in that order.


  19. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:43 am:

    One will lose, One will win, and One will be carving Apples …


  20. - RNUG - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:43 am:

    “When I took this job I knew you had to deal with all kinds of people … but I didn’t realize you also had to appear in public with them.”


  21. - the Patriot - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:44 am:

    Illinoisians choose the look they want on their leader.

    Tan booth-Pat
    No tan-Mike
    Spray on-Lisa


  22. - Dan Shields, Springfield, IL - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:46 am:

    Lisa Madigan keeps really questionable company. Some folks may hold that against her


  23. - WazUp - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:46 am:

    “I would like to announce the formation of a new law firm, Duwe, Cheatem, Nhow.”


  24. - Just saying - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:46 am:

    The Father, The Daughter and the Holy Ghost…


  25. - Johnnie F. - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:48 am:

    ”CROWNS” to the left of me, Jokers to the right…Here I am, stuck in the middle…….


  26. - Omay - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:48 am:

    “Hellooooo… Hellooo… Hello.” (Cue the 3 stooges music)


  27. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:48 am:

    - Just saying -,

    Very good!


  28. - WazUp - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:49 am:

    MM- “I have nothing to say to you.”
    LM- “I have nothing to say to you.”
    PQ-I have nothing to say to either one of you.!”


  29. - MrJM - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:50 am:

    Cinci beat me to the keyboard.

    – MrJM


  30. - Enemy of the State - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:50 am:

    Ego, Super Ego, Ego Extraordinaire


  31. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:50 am:

    MJM (whisper) “Lisa, remember, when the Masters of Ceremonies says “Governor”, it’s still Pat …”


  32. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:50 am:

    Shouldn’t there be a Daley with them?


  33. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:52 am:

    - Cincinnatus -

    Well done.


  34. - East Central Illinois - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:54 am:

    Winken, Blinken, and Nod . . . just decided which is which.


  35. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:56 am:

    “Ladies and Gentlemen, we are here for the blind draw for ballot postitions for the race of nominee for governor of Democratic Party…No matter where you fall, rest assured, you’ll be fine.”


  36. - Church Lady - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:56 am:

    “The Good, The Bad & The Ugly”, which one is which? No, that’s too mean.

    How about, “He did it!”, “No, HE did it!”, as the AG rolls her eyes…..


  37. - BIG R. PH - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:58 am:

    Moe! Larry! Curley!
    Moe! Larry! Curley!

    Yuck, Yuck, Yuck.


  38. - Nohopeforillinois - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:58 am:

    Lisa is the only one smart enough not to have either of the others at her back!


  39. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:58 am:

    MJM (whisper) “Psst. Psst! Pat … Lisa needs the key to the office, and please move those boxes before she gets there … PAT!”


  40. - zatoichi - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 8:59 am:

    P,M,L :”How did I get here?”


  41. - Happy Returns - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 9:02 am:

    Pictured: General Zod, Ursa, & Non; before their banishment to the Phantom Zone…


  42. - just sayin' - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 9:06 am:

    Worst remake of ‘The Usual Suspects’ ever.


  43. - Res Melius - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 9:08 am:

    Frustration, Domination, Anticipation


  44. - Not It - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 9:11 am:

    Lisa: “Move over boys…time to let a woman run the show.”


  45. - Tsavo - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 9:26 am:

    MJM: “nice suit Gov. I didn’t know Robert Hall was still in business”


  46. - Samurai - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 9:49 am:

    As I look to my left and look to my right, one of you will not be here after 2014.


  47. - Sinister - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 9:50 am:

    MJM: I am looking forward to the day my lovely daughter takes over 16 and I don’t have to look at that annoying purple striped tie!


  48. - bullet53 - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 9:53 am:

    wink’in,blink’in,and she gets the nod.


  49. - unclesam - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 9:55 am:

    Madigan (inner thoughts): I hate purple. Remind Lisa to never wear purple in public. I hate purple.


  50. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 9:59 am:

    “Ladies and Gentlemen, please rise and welcome Governor-Elect, Scott Lee Cohen.”


  51. - bullet53 - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 10:02 am:

    where’s waldo?


  52. - dupage dan - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 10:07 am:

    Veni, Vidi, Defici


  53. - Wensicia - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 10:08 am:

    Lisa may switch places with Quinn, but this won’t change who runs Illinois.

    The Man in the Middle.


  54. - justbabs - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 10:14 am:

    Two more years of this?


  55. - Norseman - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 10:24 am:

    Dateline: January 2015

    The outgoing 41st Governor with the incoming 42nd Governor and her father waiting for inaugural ceremonies to begin.


  56. - Norseman - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 10:27 am:

    Oops, didn’t see Willy’s post. AA strikes again with a great one.


  57. - Jake From Elwood - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 10:43 am:

    Profiles of Discourage.


  58. - siriusly - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 10:54 am:

    The past, the ever-present, and the future.


  59. - Pardon - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 11:05 am:

    Three state employees representing over $500,000, in salary and benefits per year. Three state employees representing a unfunded pension liability of _______?


  60. - John A Logan - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 11:09 am:

    Police Lineup.


  61. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 11:13 am:

    Governor Quinn, Speaker Madigan, and Attorney General Madigan look on as Treasurer Rutherford “tweets” a picture of himself at the podium.


  62. - Endangered Moderate Species - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 11:13 am:

    The man there in the middle,
    with mind deep in thought,
    analyzing the riddle,
    of a State deep in fraught,
    while his enemies twiddle,
    and think of battles fought,
    he cares very little
    ’cause he controls all they’ve sought.


  63. - bman - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 11:17 am:

    a black hole could the problem shown here!


  64. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 11:25 am:

    Rahm Emanuel asks, “Raise your hand if you are going to support a casino in Chicago.”


  65. - VanillaMan - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 11:30 am:

    “Hail, Hail, Freedonia, land of the brave and free”


  66. - Meaningless - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 11:31 am:

    “Rotation of the guard, with the axis in the middle”


  67. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 11:38 am:

    - VanillaMan - !

    Yes, Duck Soup!

    MJM to PQ, “Don’t look now, but there’s one man too many in this room, and I think it’s you.”

    Hat tip to VM.


  68. - anon sequitor - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 11:38 am:

    Speaker Madigan calculates the potential savings from a Gubernatorial Cutback Amendment that would allow him to appoint the Governor.


  69. - Amalia - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 11:43 am:

    “Moe, Larry, Cheese!” and my favorite “Press, Press, Pull!”


  70. - VanillaMan - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 11:50 am:

    ILLINOIS, It’s A Family Affair - Sly Stone, enhanced by VanillaMan

    It’s a family affair, it’s a family affair
    It’s a family affair, it’s a family affair

    One pol ends up to be
    Somebody voters learn to love yeah
    Another pol ends up to be
    Somebody voters learn to burn

    Dems loves the both of them
    They hope it’s in the blood,
    They hope it’s in the blood
    Both pols are good to the Dems
    Blood’s thicker than the mud,
    it’s a family affair!

    Governing’s a family affair, it’s a family affair

    He’s in his first term,
    But they’re still checking him out
    And nobody wants to blow
    Nobody wants to be left out
    They can’t leave ’cause their hearts are there Sure they want him somewhere else
    They can’t cry ’cause they’ll look broke down
    So they turn away and the state’s broke down

    Governing Madigan-style, it’s a family affair
    It’s a family affair, it’s a family affair
    It’s a family affair, it’s a family affair


  71. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 11:55 am:

    MJM (whispering) “Pat, you like apples … Pat! You. Like. Apples? …Lisa is going to take you out, how do you like them apples?”


  72. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 11:57 am:

    MJM (whispering) “I am right here, Pat… Tell me… Tell me how my daughter is going to go to jail like George and Rod …look at me and say it…Yeah, that’s what I thought. Have a nice spring Session, see you around.”


  73. - ChicagoDem - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 12:08 pm:

    Three good reasons why Illinois is in such a mess!


  74. - So Il M - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 12:17 pm:

    Rich—srry about the bad word in the first one, allow me to clean that up a it

    MJM: Im stuck between a Rock and a Hard Head

    PQ(looking over his shoulder): Theyre coming to take me away haha hoho hehe


  75. - Third Reading - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 12:24 pm:

    “And now gentlemen, all for one, one for all - that is our motto, is it not?”
    ― Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers

    I’m outta here.


  76. - AC - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 12:34 pm:

    The Jester, The King and The Princess of Illinois.


  77. - Tommydanger - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 12:36 pm:

    Abomination
    Resignation
    Anticipation


  78. - Arthur Andersen - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 12:43 pm:

    “Welcome to Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum’s new Display-Leaders and Legends in Illinois Politics. From right to left, we have “The Leader-To-Be” followed by “The Legendary Leader” and finally “A Legend in His Own Mind.” Enjoy the exhibit. “


  79. - Arthur Andersen - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 12:45 pm:

    Willy-#tweet-well played sir!


  80. - Esquire - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 12:50 pm:

    Wisconsin and Indiana fight to be the first to release the billboard photo being used to lure more Prairie State businesses to leave
    Illinois and relocate.


  81. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 12:51 pm:

    (*smiles* It’s very nice to see you “writing” again, V-Man.)


  82. - Loop Lady - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 12:53 pm:

    The holy trinity of IL politics…Father, daughter, and blithe spirit…


  83. - A Citizen - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 12:58 pm:

    With the recent vacancy in Federal Prison, the waiting line rapidly begins to form.


  84. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 1:11 pm:

    - Arthur Andersen -,

    Thanks. Was waiting to give you props on your 1st one when you surfaced. I paused, thankfully before I read the wax musuem…

    You are on quite the role, Bud.


  85. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 1:16 pm:

    I am a dope.

    “role” to “roll” - Hey, it’s Friday


  86. - OpenlineBlog - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 1:20 pm:

    Quinn should use this photo during any primary campaign if Princess Lisa runs to make it clear the Madigans are equally dangerous.

    And, then the GOP candidate should use the same photo to beat Quinn in the general.


  87. - WhoKnew - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 1:51 pm:

    -WazUp-
    The correct name of the Law firm is Dewey, Cheatum & Howe


  88. - D.P. Gumby - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 2:10 pm:

    Let’s play “What doesn’t belong in this Picture!”


  89. - Boone's is Back - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 2:12 pm:

    “If you strike me down, I shall only become more powerful than you can imagine…”


  90. - been there - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 2:20 pm:

    Not Mount Rushmore


  91. - Arthur Andersen - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 2:26 pm:

    Thanks, Willy. Lots of good clean fun here today.

    VMan back in song! Love it.


  92. - Dirty Red - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 2:26 pm:

    “Key leaders in the negotiations and Gov. Quinn announced a deal this morning…”


  93. - Bemused - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 2:29 pm:

    The next three contestants on “To Tell The Truth” show.


  94. - Judgment Day - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 2:35 pm:

    The Illinois 2013 recreation of “Hi, I’m Larry; this is my brother Darryl, and this is my other brother Darryl.”


  95. - 47th Ward - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 2:36 pm:

    “Will the defendants please rise?”


  96. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 2:41 pm:

    ===Thanks, Willy. Lots of good clean fun here today.

    VMan back in song! Love it. ===

    It’s like all is right with the world.

    Amen, amen.


  97. - Bemused - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 2:42 pm:

    Forgot to add

    One of these contestants is the real leader of the State of Illinois, The other two are imposters.


  98. - Just The Way It Is One - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 4:07 pm:

    Gov.: “It’s my job–look Gubernatorial. I’ll just be courteous but nothin’ about anything serious.”

    MM: “I really don’t know WHAT I’m gonna do with this mess. We can TRY to beat him but…what a pain in the neck the whole thing’d be; but she IS my daughter–IIII just don’t know yet….”

    Lisa: “IIIII’m just gonna look sincere and serious, like, fine, I’m standin’ back here, buttttt ONly if he KNEW what I’M thinkin’ about doin’–I dunno; he really does try–SHOULD I? Well, I’ve got DAD on my side if I do, I know THAT much–even if he won’t ACT like it….”


  99. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 4:22 pm:

    I’ll be 99, someone get us to 100

    To the Caption -

    “Pat, don’t forget, leave Lisa ‘the three envelopes’ in the desk …She loves that story.”


  100. - Just The Way It Is One - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 4:31 pm:

    You cant beat an A+, eh OW? 100%. Congratulations.


  101. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 4:36 pm:

    - Just The Way It Is One -

    You got that right!

    Low hanging fruit, thought it would have been gone…

    “We’re the Three Best Friends that anyone can want…”


  102. - sam m - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 4:47 pm:

    HELLO!-HELLO!!!–HELLO!!!!


  103. - Ruby - Friday, Feb 1, 13 @ 4:51 pm:

    The Dow topped 14,000 - maybe that will save our economy.


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