SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
Question of the day

Monday, May 13, 2013

* Rep. Brandon Phelps, an avid concealed carry supporter, and Sen. Kwame Raoul, the sponsor of a rival concealed carry bill which is staunchly opposed by the NRA, talk it out

* The Question: Caption?

Keep it clean or you’ll be banned. Thanks.

- Posted by Rich Miller        


40 Comments
  1. - wordslinger - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:26 am:

    Springfield Pictures announces casting for a remake of “The Defiant Ones,” the story of two polar opposite prisoners of the Dome chained together by an uncompromising issue.


  2. - wordslinger - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:31 am:

    K: “Sale was this close to a perfect game. Trout, Pujols, Hamilton — he made them look sick.”


  3. - Oswego Willy - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:31 am:

    “Mr. Phelps, this is my trigger finger, I use it to vote ‘No’ on Conceal-Carry…understand?”


  4. - The unknown poster - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:36 am:

    Mr. Phelps, this is how much I will compromise on a concealed carry bill.


  5. - walkinfool - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:37 am:

    We’re this close.


  6. - Boondocks - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:39 am:

    Unable to agree on CC legislation, the two Democratic legislators agree that the Illinois GOP is “this close” to complete irrelevancy.


  7. - Farmer Joe - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:39 am:

    Do you think we can ever write a bill that both the voters back home like and that the NRA likes?


  8. - The unknown poster - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:40 am:

    Brandon, I will support a “shall issue” concealed carry law as long as the guns are no bigger than this.


  9. - 3rd Generation Chicago Native - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:42 am:

    Sen. Kwame Roual to Brandon Phelps,”If you weapon is just this big, then you can carry and conceal” “That I will agree on”


  10. - Pot calling kettle - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:42 am:

    Can we at least agree that the title of the bill will include the words “concealed” and “carry”?


  11. - Anon - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:47 am:

    “Excuse me while I whip this out.”


  12. - Give Me A Break - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:49 am:

    Roual to Phelps: I’m a Chicago Dem, you are a downstate Dem, yet we have this much in common.


  13. - AFSCME Steward - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:51 am:

    This pic is going on Capitol Fax. Rich can read lips. If we don’t keep it clean, we’re banned for life.


  14. - Rich Miller - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:52 am:

    Anon, I will allow that one to stand because it’s from one of my favorite movies.

    lol

    But nobody else gets a pass. Keep it clean.


  15. - Rich Miller - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:53 am:

    Kwame to Brandon: If we were Republicans, we’d be trying to throw each other out of the party.


  16. - Curmudgeon - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 10:53 am:

    “Your latest proposal? Missed it by th.i.i.i.s.s.s much.”


  17. - Wumpus - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 11:02 am:

    If you need an AK 47, you must feel a little inadequate about other issues, huh?


  18. - Charlatan Heston - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 11:12 am:

    So….with my revolver, I like to pull the trigger in using the crook of my finger. With my semi-automatic, I use the area between the crook and my finger tip. Well at least that’s how Donne showed me.


  19. - Oswego Willy - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 11:26 am:

    “Mr. Phelps, just a smidge of pistachio is the secret to a good Cannoli…”

    “Rep. Phelps, I will only vote for your bill if the language in THIS thick. Anythng more, gets a ‘No’ ..”

    “I talked to Todd. He gave me THIS much Venison sausuge to get my support too …”

    “I am going to move my fingers apart, when I get to the size of the bullets you want approved for Conceal-Carry, stop me … ready?”

    “When Skip made Gravy, he would say just a pinch of garlic, and melt it first in a sause pan.”

    “When I send my other Amendment over to the House, how think does it have to be for a really good “Bill Toss” for Rep. Bost… this thick?”

    “I have a file this thick on ‘Bills to make Mike Bost Edgy.’ I can email that to you if you want.”

    “What is real cute is that the Senate GOP is this close to 20 whole members …”

    “I am going to give you THIS much leeway attacking my Amendment before I pretend to be all mad, then I want you to pretend to be all mad, but only that much of a window, ok?”

    “I can snap my fingers and get a busload of protesters here as quick as you, Ok, me first Brandon… ready?”


  20. - Dozer - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 11:31 am:

    You hold it like this? But it comes out of the box sideways. . . .


  21. - Wensicia - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 11:33 am:

    This bill, Mr. Phelps, should you decide to accept it…

    And, as always, should you or any of your I.M. Force be caught passing a different bill, the Secretary will disavow any knowledge of your actions.


  22. - The Captain - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 11:38 am:

    “This is a picture of two thoughtful, reasonable people from opposite parts of the state trying to find common ground. For once there is no punchline here.”


  23. - Esquire - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 11:39 am:

    Phelps to Raoul: You can take a legislator out of Evanston, Kwame, but you can’t take the Evanston politics out of the legislator.


  24. - phocion - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 11:49 am:

    Springfield’s own Lennon and McCartney:

    Try to see it my way,
    Do I have to keep on talking till I can’t go on?
    While you see it your way,
    Run the risk of knowing that our love may soon be gone.

    We can work it out,
    We can work it out.

    Think of what you’re saying.
    You can get it wrong and still you think that it’s all right.
    Think of what I’m saying,
    We can work it out and get it straight, or say good night.

    We can work it out,
    We can work it out.

    Life is very short, and there’s no time
    For fussing and fighting, my friend.
    I have always thought that it’s a crime,
    So I will ask you once again.

    Try to see it my way,
    Only time will tell if I am right or I am wrong.
    While you see it your way
    There’s a chance that we might fall apart before too long.

    We can work it out,
    We can work it out.

    Try to see it my way,
    Only time will tell if I am right or I am wrong.
    While you see it your way
    There’s a chance that we might fall apart before too long.

    We can work it out,
    We can work it out.


  25. - Reo Symes, M.D. - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 1:24 pm:

    “I don’t know about guns, but I am this close to opening a can of whoop-ass.”


  26. - Anonymous - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 1:31 pm:

    KR– The eyes are windows to the soul, but you can see the windows to my brains on my forehead.


  27. - Greatplainser - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 1:32 pm:

    “Brandon, you know those little lemon cookies in the candy room? Well…I may need a few if I’m gonna allow your language.”


  28. - Ghost - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 1:43 pm:

    KR: you just need a good zip gun about this big….


  29. - anon sequitor - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 1:43 pm:

    Ok, Brandon, just how small is the brain of that ISRA leader who keeps sending out those stupid alerts?


  30. - Oswego Willy - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 1:53 pm:

    “In the big picture of ALL the members of the General Assembly, your GOP Caucus …”

    “Just a pinch between your cheek and gum …”

    “I happend to ge Golfing this weekend and Tom Cross showed me this new way to grip the club for more Distance …”

    “And when I ran in to Jason Plummer at the Bud Billiken Day Parade and Jason asked where Bud was, I was this close …”

    “Actually, I was this/close to changing my name to David Phelps when I was a kid …”

    “President Cullerton told me once, show this much compassion before you lower the boom. Great advice.”

    “When someone says something THAT Dopey, go like this and say, ‘give me your “man card” back’…”

    “I looked them in the eye, put my hand like this and said, ‘Conceal and Carry, I dno not think it’s means what you think it means’ … and I walked away Brandon.”

    “No, the Speaker likes his apples cut like squares, not spears … like this …”

    “So I go BACK to Starbucks and I show them… ‘you call this “light froth?”…’ I mean, I wanted a Latte, not ‘Air Milk’ right?”

    “Don’t tell anyone, but I just took some of Rep. Lang’s Brownies… not much, jus this much, and now I have 3 bills on the Senate floor to run … “


  31. - Arthur Andersen - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 2:08 pm:

    Trotter asked me to bring his “carry-on” back from session-I came this close to saying yes.”


  32. - Exhausted - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 2:10 pm:

    I just flipped a quarter, heads I get my bill, tail you win….


  33. - SuperStar - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 2:17 pm:

    I am Sen. Kwame Raoul and I will be ordained by the media become their new darling. I will get tons of media exposure and praise that will launch me to the highest level of State office. So obey me phelps obey me!


  34. - railrat - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 2:30 pm:

    don’t tell nobody but out at Sonny’s I was this close to a 10X with a .45


  35. - Just Me - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 2:34 pm:

    I squish all the gun-lovers heads. I squish them one by one.


  36. - Steve - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 2:43 pm:

    You can’t scrape walls with that kind of appropriation.


  37. - Mayberry vs Mount Pilot - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 3:53 pm:

    Ain’t not!
    ‘Tis too!
    Ain’t not!
    ‘Tis too!
    Ain’t not!
    ‘Tis too!


  38. - Oswego Willy - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 4:21 pm:

    “I-L-L…”

    “When I say ‘Go’, you say ‘White Sox’?”


  39. - Arthur Andersen - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 5:06 pm:

    I can’t believe I came this close to hiring Oswego Willy’s “pal” to drive the kids’ “party bus” to Prom.


  40. - Just The Way It Is One - Monday, May 13, 13 @ 7:23 pm:

    I will choose to be positive and say “Hope at work–one of the three greatest Gifts given to human beings–as identified by St. Paul in 1 Corinthians 13.” Or better yet, from the words of Jesus Christ: “…seek and you will find….”-Gospel of Matthew 7:7 (New American Bible). I don’t know if they’re FINDing any common ground yet, but you have to give ‘em both credit for at least MAYbe trying to scrounge up SOME kind of workable compromise!


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


* React to Rauner vetoes
* Reader comments closed for the weekend
* Rauner vetoes several union-backed bills
* This just in... Illinois Supreme Court accepts direct appeal of remap case
* Social service providers claim administration has "unchecked discretion" over paying off old contracts
* GOP poll: Kirk and Duckworth essentially tied, Clinton leads by 14
* Today's quotable
* The Roger Ailes connection to Illinois
* Even more editorial support for the Independent Map Amendment
* Question of the day
* Today in Illinois history
* *** LIVE COVERAGE *** Rauner education press conference
* Trump's best point of the night
* Mrs. Rauner appears to support Turnaround Agenda strategy
* Caption contest!
* Adding some context to Rauner's e-mail diatribe
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Supplement to today’s edition
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS in password)
* Oh, this ought to be good
* Rauner apologizes for making "unfair, untrue" comments in old e-mail
* 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

  
* iPhone 7 Pro dummy leaks, Galaxy Note 7 Iris scanner comments & more – Pocketnow Daily Recap
* Indian Lenovo K5 Note may get 4GB of RAM
* Galaxy Note 7 camera spotted on Zauba with 12 megapixels, OIS
* Cricket discounts Lumia 650 to $70 if you move your number over
* OPPO F1s launch will be in India on August 3
* Cyanogen will be restructuring, ditching many employees and shifting focus to apps
* FCC inspects at Honor 5X lookalike that could be Huawei 7P

* Sale suspended five days by White Sox
* Eaton's walk-off lifts White Sox in Sunday conclusion
* White Sox suspend Chris Sale five days for cutting uniforms
* Sale suspended five days by White Sox
* Sale's Sox future may have new wrinkle
* Sale suspended five days by White Sox
* White Sox-Tigers suspended after 8 innings

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


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

Archives
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
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


* Kapos: Where are they now? Catching up with may.....
* Illinois governor working with police on mariju.....
* The Sunday Spin Full Show 7/24/16: RNC 2016 Ful.....
* New publication is conservative PAC-sponsored..
* Sex offenders sue, saying registry laws keep th.....
* State costs for amendment notices likely to top.....
* SIU at the crossroads: Leaders weigh future of .....
* State Gets Shut-Off Notice..
* EXCLUSIVE: Aaron Schock Reacts to Grand Jury De.....
* Opinion | Voice of The Southern..


* Chicago schools with high lead levels not totals 99
* Retired Hammond firefighter among boat crash victims
* Police officers, families stage vigil for law enforcement
* White Sox suspend top pitcher Chris Sale for 5 days
* Illinois governor working with police on marijuana bill
* Suspect in 4 bank robberies held in June heist
* Safety regulators get up for higher train speeds in Illinois
* Safety regulators get up for higher train speeds in Illinois
* Southern Illinois lacks hospitals with trauma centers
* Southern Illinois lacks hospitals with trauma centers

* State costs for amendment notices likely to top $2 million
* Rauner OKs regulating police use of cell-site simulators
* Illinois Supreme Court to consider remap ballot measure
* Rauner vetoes construction-wage, homecare-worker pay increases
* Rauner apologizes, Chicago teachers protest over 2011 email questioning their competency
* Providers: Stop gap budget won't have 'meaningful' impact
* Rauner apologizes for calling Chicago teachers illiterate
* Illinois ordered to rethink medical marijuana for migraines
* Rauner once called Chicago teachers 'virtually illiterate'
* Gov. Rauner signs early childhood law

* Lolla at 25: The math on the tickets, the T-shirts, the grass (not that grass)
* How Clinton can out-convention Trump
* Trump's running mate has a business success story of his own to tell
* Duking it out for dominance at O'Hare
* Why we need to reverse Chicago's tree loss, and other letters from readers


* Kapos: Where are they now? Catching up with mayor’s former aides
* Monday Letters: How you can help reduce sewage backups
* Shaw: Mayor, Council allies play games to get him his way
* Laura Washington: Kirk woos Latinos in race to keep Senate seat
* Editorial: Coming up short against Zika
* Man shot in Back of the Yards
* A kid’s game, yes, but no place for Chris Sale’s childish act
* DNC Chair Wasserman Schultz resigns amidst email uproar
* ‘Room’ Oscar winner Brie Larson to star in Captain Marvel movie
* Next season to be the last for ‘The Vampire Diaries’


* Cubs rally for 6-4 lead in 7th, Addison Russell departs due to heel bruise
* Thousands of pro-Sanders, anti-fracking marchers hit Philadelphia streets ahead of DNC
* Suspect in motorcycle death back in McHenry County after missing court date
* Verizon said to be buyer of Yahoo for $5 billion: reports
* California wildfires destroy 18 homes; 1 body found
* Crash kills Nebraska punter Sam Foltz, former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler
* In Trump's America, we're one another's enemy
* DNC chair to step down at end of party's convention
* Mother: 'Typical teenager' shot dead outside Calumet City home
* Local, rail officials won't get $110 million grant for South Side projects


* State costs for amendment notices likely to top $2 million
* Statehouse Insider: Rauner, AFSCME conduct PR war while labor talks at standstill
* Bernard Schoenburg: Buscher moves from independent to GOP, Trump
* Connecting people with volunteer opportunities
* Sommer family gives back together
* Joel Erickson: Sen. Kirk must stand up for veterans' rights
* Charles Krauthammer: Notes from Cleveland: The two-part rebellion
* Rauner OKs regulating police use of cell-site simulators
* Illinois Supreme Court to consider remap ballot measure
* Rauner vetoes construction-wage, homecare-worker pay increases


* Champaign County Fair:Horse Show and Waterball
* 2 killed in motorcycle crash near LeClaire
* Art with heart: Making children's health wards less scary
* Special court in Madison County helps veterans avoid jail
* Science Center in Carbondale to feature Smithsonian exhibit exploring water
* Carbondale to purchase Bleyer Field
* Carbondale accepts bid to demolish Horizon Inn: Officials hope to have it done by end of 2016.
* PFOP: WWI homefront featured French-Belgian relief
* Community unites at Cultural Fest, embraces differences
* Volunteers rush to safely move pets away from fire


* National Night Out in Vernon Hills
* Gospelfest at Greenbelt
* Cutting to the chase: White Sox suspend Sale for 5 days
* CDC to award Indiana $766,000 to help battle Zika virus
* Indians' miscue helps Orioles complete sweep with 5-3 win

* 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, Senators Send Letter to DEA Callin......
* New Durbin, Senators Send Letter to DEA Ca......

* Laura Washington: Kirk woos Latinos in rac......
* Does Tammy Duckworth Support Expanding the......
* Letter: Kirk's integrity - Northwest Herald...

* Behind Rauner’s insults. Whose schools?
* Jonathan Halabi at the AFT. The wrap up.
* Breaking: Rauner says Chicago teachers are illiterate and principals incompetent.
* Debbie.
* Rauner: A quick glimpse and confirmation.
* I’m not a Democrat and pension theft is a bipartisan effort.
* Mark Stefanik’s letter from Galway. Trump the Intruder.
* Random thoughts. This is not an election over who is a friend of Wall Street.
* Laundromat Coming To Wilson & Magnolia Strip Mall
* Trumps returns to old ways: denials and finger-pointing about Cruz


* Discount Admission Tickets Available For Purchase At Area Retailers - Fair to extend purchasing hours at Emmerson Building
* Governor Announces Appointments
* New Halsted Street Bridge Finished at Byrne Interchange, Multimodal Travel, Neighborhood Connectivity Enhanced - Last of Eisenhower bridges to be completed, project moves into next phase
* No Pokemon Go access on Veteran Home’s grounds
* Governor Takes Bill Action




Hosted by MCS -- CapitolFax.com Privacy Policy -- SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax -- Advertise Here -- Mobile Version -- Contact Rich Miller