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Friday, Feb 14, 2014

* MRE and Badabinka…

- Posted by Rich Miller        


83 Comments
  1. - A Modest Proposal - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:38 am:

    “Get away from my fly fishing buddy!” - Brucey


  2. - Norseman - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:39 am:

    Da Mayor is pigeon-holed by Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.


  3. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:41 am:

    Comptroller Topinka arrives late to greet Mayor Emanuel at the 1st Annual Medical Marijuana Tasting Conference.


  4. - Rich Miller - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:42 am:

    Sheila who?


  5. - Formerly Known As... - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:42 am:

    Illinois Comptroller JBT poses with a wax statue of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.


  6. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:43 am:

    (Pictured: Mayor Emanuel and Comptroller Topinka pose at Rep. Lang fundraiser.)


  7. - Nonplussed - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:43 am:

    MRE: “how’s the weather down there?” (that felt pretty good for once!)


  8. - John A Logan - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:44 am:

    Rahm looks like he’s been drinking. Judy looks like she’s been drinking……expresso.


  9. - Empty Suit - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:44 am:

    Crazy aunt meet crazy uncle


  10. - Cincinnatus - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:45 am:

    Always count your fingers after shaking Rahm’s hand, Judy…


  11. - PoolGuy - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:46 am:

    who photshopped that smile on my face mayor


  12. - Norseman - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:46 am:

    P.S. I just become aware of an urban definition for pigeon-hole. That is not my meaning. I was referring to the idea that Judy trapped him. Rich, feel free to delete.


  13. - AFSCME Steward - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:47 am:

    Mayor Emanuel meets with JBT to discuss ways he can help Rauner’s election bid.


  14. - Dave Victor - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:48 am:

    We represent the Lollipop Guild
    The Lollipop Guild, the Lollipop Guild.


  15. - Anon - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:49 am:

    What’s she thinking?


  16. - Jaded - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:50 am:

    The Joker and the Riddler together again.


  17. - Cook County Commoner - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:50 am:

    How dare she touch Darth Vader!


  18. - Upon Further Review - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:52 am:

    Rahm thinks to himself “This is the last time that I agree to appear at Match.com Celebrity Speed Dating Event!”


  19. - Nearly Normal - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:52 am:

    “Keep smiling, Judy, and I will let up with my Vulcan Death Grip!”


  20. - OneMan - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:54 am:

    Finally someone I am taller than…


  21. - Rich Miller - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:56 am:

    Mayor Emanuel stands on the same wooden box he used with Michael Frerichs to make it appear that he is taller than Comptroller Topinka.


  22. - Bluefish - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:57 am:

    Happy Valentine’s Day…from the Celibacy Foundation.


  23. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 11:58 am:

    After planting a very lady-like Karate chop on the Mayor’s back, Illinois’ own Emma Peel grabs his hand and briefly smiles for the cameras before flinging him over her head.

    (Yeah, she apologized afterwards and help him up.)


  24. - No Longer A Lurker - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 12:00 pm:

    Judy, I just wanted you to be the first to know that I’ll be voting for Bruce in the general election this fall.


  25. - wordslinger - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 12:03 pm:

    “Whoa, I Love Lucy1 (I’m so baked).”


  26. - Ronco Nagurski - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 12:04 pm:

    The Illinois Academy of Science displays the results of their experiment where they injected positrons into a black hole.


  27. - Anon - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 12:07 pm:

    Unbeknownst to each other, Batman had just met the Joker.


  28. - Living in Machiaville - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 12:15 pm:

    OW @ 11:41…I did a spit-take


  29. - LBJ - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 12:18 pm:

    Dude, I’m sooo high right now. She won’t let go of my hand.


  30. - anonymous1001 - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 12:18 pm:

    Sheila on the phone, “Quick, get me the number of the guy who did that Blagojevich commercial”.


  31. - A. Nonymous - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 12:21 pm:

    Sheila doesn’t call you back either?


  32. - Ghost of John Brown - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 12:29 pm:

    With apologies to Saturday Night Live…

    “Look kid, this picture better not show up on Facebook or I will {bleeping} end you. One day you will be there and the next day you will be {bleeping} gone. You won’t even {bleeping} see it coming. Ask John {bleeping} Boehner what happened when he posted that picture of me with Mitch McConnell. Judy {bleeping} Topinka? Are you {bleeping} kidding me?”


  33. - Arthur Andersen - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 12:38 pm:

    Chicago Mayor Emanuel poses with a wax statue of State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.


  34. - AFSCME Steward - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 12:44 pm:

    Forced to pose with Rahm, JBT poses with best painted on PR smile she can make.


  35. - A guy... - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 12:52 pm:

    Wild Thing…you make my heart sing…


  36. - A guy... - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 12:54 pm:

    Every time I send her a fish it comes back “return to sender”.


  37. - A guy... - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 12:55 pm:

    Judy: “I’m always friendly to stray dogs”


  38. - dupage dan - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 1:04 pm:

    Short’n'Shorter


  39. - Give Me A Break - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 1:06 pm:

    Mayor to JBT: For the Love of Pete, can you tone down the hair color? I can hardly open my eyes with the glare.


  40. - Stones - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 1:07 pm:

    Emmett Kelly meets Bozo


  41. - Rob Roy - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 1:17 pm:

    Looks like the ad for a new Bat Man movie. The Riddler and the Joker, Who wants to play Bat Man??


  42. - Rob Roy - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 1:20 pm:

    I thought I was an original. Just went back and looked at some of the other posts… The Joker WOW wasn’t just me.


  43. - William j Kelly - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 1:21 pm:

    Years from now when the historians are trying to make sense of the fall of western civilization this picture will be the Rosetta Stone.


  44. - atbat - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 1:31 pm:

    Something wicked this way comes


  45. - Arthur Andersen - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 1:44 pm:

    “Mayor, you would look great as a redhead!”


  46. - Jimbo - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 1:47 pm:

    Looks like the medmar cards are out. Seems it cures Rahmrage entirely.


  47. - Jimbo - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 1:48 pm:

    Darnit Willy beat me to the punch and did it better too. :)


  48. - William j Kelly - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 1:53 pm:

    Beep boop notify mothership conquest of planet earth is almost complete beep boop beep boop


  49. - VanillaMan - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 1:59 pm:

    “You are so wise Mayor. You’re like a miniature Buddha - that is if Buddha danced covered in political slime. And missing a finger.”


  50. - lake county democrat - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:02 pm:

    What Combine?


  51. - vole - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:04 pm:

    Adam’s Family entries win the Halloween Costume Party.


  52. - Jake From Elwood - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:08 pm:

    “Politics isn’t only for the Photogenic”


  53. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:12 pm:

    you let me win the thumb wrestling!


  54. - Bill - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:15 pm:

    More like Rahm and Daphne, one of the ‘Fun Girls’.


  55. - VanillaMan - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:23 pm:

    “What’s that smell?”
    “That’s the smell of power, my lady.”
    “No - it smells like a used diaper filled with Indian food.”
    “You know, power smells like that to some people.”


  56. - Mittuns - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:23 pm:

    Comptroller Topinka lifts Mayor Emmanuel one foot off the ground with a well executed handshake.


  57. - Mittuns - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:25 pm:

    Corporate Democrat meets Liberal Republican.


  58. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:29 pm:

    there better be more money than this in your other hand.


  59. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:31 pm:

    get off my high heels.


  60. - VanillaMan - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:33 pm:

    “Look who’s lovin’ me now, Simon!”


  61. - Chunga's Revenge - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:33 pm:

    Comptroller Topinka gets the last laugh on Mayor. Emmanuel with the old ” you’re too big to be a jockey in too small to be a man” line.


  62. - zatoichi - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:52 pm:

    Could be worse.


  63. - VanillaMan - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:53 pm:

    “Gotta new tune for yer banjo, Sheila! It’ called “Campaign Mountain Breakdown!”

    Goes somethin’ like this -
    “Oh Sheila Simon, oh don’t you cry for me,
    cuz I got me a big Mayor, who comes up to my knee.”


  64. - VanillaMan - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:55 pm:

    “Hey Sheila - what rhymes with “huge election loss”?

    Give up?

    You do - MoFo!”


  65. - Dry Blanket - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:56 pm:

    Debtors & creditors, unite!


  66. - VanillaMan - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 2:56 pm:

    Hey Simon!
    In the immortal words of that great Illinois Political Reporter, Rich Miller…

    Bite Me!


  67. - VanillaMan - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 3:00 pm:

    “One more - Sheila!”

    “Gotta riddle fer ya”

    “What’s dead cold and melting, is white and two inches deep right now?

    Give up?

    Your political support!


  68. - VanillaMan - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 3:03 pm:

    No No! One more!

    Hey Sheila?!

    Guess who I’m double bunking with right now?


  69. - VanillaMan - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 3:09 pm:

    No RAHM for you at this party, Simon!


  70. - Buzzie - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 3:15 pm:

    New version of American Gothic.


  71. - Downstate - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 3:15 pm:

    Wordslinger at 12:03 gets my vote!


  72. - CommoNooB - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 3:19 pm:

    “This little piggy went to the market, this little piggy stayed home, this little piggy got cut off by Judy Baar Topinka, the remaining piggies cried all the way home!”


  73. - Are Ya Kiddin' Me? - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 3:20 pm:

    Somebody put Medical Marijuana in the cannoli again…..


  74. - Chris - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 3:45 pm:

    Just a picture of a liberal Illinois Democrat. Oh, and Mayor Rahm too.


  75. - 13th one - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 4:03 pm:

    Hi bernie, welcome to Mt.Pilot!


  76. - Chicago Publius - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 4:04 pm:

    Coming soon in Batman #265, from DC Comics: The Joker meets Clayface.


  77. - wordslinger - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 4:04 pm:

    By the way, had not seen the nickname “Badbinka” for JBT before.

    This “Sopranos” maniac says, perfect!


  78. - Rich Miller - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 4:06 pm:

    ===had not seen the nickname “Badbinka” for JBT before===

    She used it in radio ads during her first run for treasurer. The candidate with the funny name. Judy Badabinka.


  79. - Yipperdo - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 4:12 pm:

    Da Mayor Congratulates JBT on being slated by the Cook County Democratic Party


  80. - wordslinger - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 4:13 pm:

    Badabinka is a cool cat. She represents our neighborhood very, very well.


  81. - Upon Further Review - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 4:14 pm:

    Translating “Topinka” is funny too! In Bohemian or Czech cuisine, it usually served as an appetizer. It is a type of bread served with toasted garlic spread.


  82. - Just The Way It Is One - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 4:17 pm:

    “Rahm: Oh, JUdy, JUdy, JuUdy–you just make an average guy like me feel like Cary Grant! Why don’t ya just think about changin’ Parties already, Cream Puff, and BE my runnin’ mate for the White House some day down the road–WHATdya say, huh?!

    Judy: I say, DREAM ON, Little Guy! For one, I’M a RePUBlican–period. And run for VP with YOU? HA! Just who says I won’t try for the Big Job mySELF some day, eh?! Don’t be countin’ your Chickens ’till they’re hatched, buddy!”


  83. - dupage dan - Friday, Feb 14, 14 @ 4:27 pm:

    So, UFR, we could, in reality say, “Oh, Judy, you’re so cute we could eat you up” and not be far from the truth?

    It’s true, in a respectfully, political way - Judy Barr, you da garlic spread on our zwieback!


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