First photo: “OK everybody, look somber as I reluctantly sign this bill that will diminish the retirement savings of thousands of low level state employees and teachers so we could avoid repaying the billions we stole from them.”
Second photo: “Just kidding. Now who wants to help me spend the savings?”
PQ: “Oooh…Oooh…look, they brought out all of the pretty colored pencils. I can draw really good pictures but the teachers say I have a problem staying within the lines. Do you think they are talking about my pictures or the constitution?”
- What's in a name? - Friday, Dec 6, 13 @ 1:12 pm:
PQ: We wouldn’t need this legislation if we didn’t spend so much on pens.
“Hey Big Mike, What other words besides Honesty, Dignity, Equality, Constitution and Oath-of-office can we erase out of this dictionary? “Why Pat, you forgot the most important word of all “Middle Class”. Wait, that’s not the dictionary, Silly us.”
- Almost the Weekend - Friday, Dec 6, 13 @ 1:38 pm:
I was put on Earth to solve the pension crisis, and did it. Off to Mars!
pq “ok one more, five letters starts with t, ends with t” reform
pq “no the 4th letter should be an f”
pq “thats not a word”
pq “yes, we did it, lets go home, sign here!”
Well… Now we can spend the (millions) money we took from Rep Bradley’s district to Chicago. We appreciate that “tough vote” he took to rob his district of millions of dollars . He is in leadership… You know.
PQ: Hey Speaker remember those AFSCME guys at the State Fair, remember them screaming at me, you and Lisa? Thought so, watch this.
- Judgment Day (Road Trip) - Friday, Dec 6, 13 @ 3:39 pm:
“Make sure he spells his name correctly this time. You know, “P” instead of “C”. Oh, and none of that “X” stuff……..
- Just The Way It Is One - Friday, Dec 6, 13 @ 4:09 pm:
Re. 2ND Photo–Madigan, thinking to himself: “Oh my GOD–if he uses ONE more pen to sign this darn thing, I’m gonna KICK him, I swear, just KICK him!!”
(Bill Brady also blurts out loud simultaneously in background to Jim Durkin re. Private Inside joke they chatted about previously about how PQ has a “Pen Fetish” when it comes to these signing ceremonies: “‘PF’ Jim, THAT’s right, Pppppppp F!! HA HA HA HA HA…boy is THAT right!!!”).