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Question of the day

Monday, Apr 28, 2014

* House Speaker Michael Madigan and his spouse, Illinois Arts Council Chair Shirley Madigan, appear together during a House committee hearing…

* The Question: Caption?

- Posted by Rich Miller        


68 Comments
  1. - AFSCME Steward - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 12:51 pm:

    So you think the voters are the only ones fed up with him ?


  2. - Not Rich - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 12:52 pm:

    I have tried and tried!! Teaching him to use a cell phone is impossible!!


  3. - AFSCME Steward - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 12:53 pm:

    He never listens to anything I say.


  4. - OneMan - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 12:54 pm:

    I don’t see why you are all so afraid of him….


  5. - Give Me A Break - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 12:55 pm:

    Look I’ve tried, but I can’t get it out of Rules either.


  6. - wordslinger - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 12:58 pm:

    …. and then, he just drove away, leaving me in the garage to deal with that Chuck Goudie guy.”


  7. - Ravenswood Right Winger - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 12:58 pm:

    “I tried to get him to give more money to U of I but all I got were these cheesy colored wrist bracelets that teenagers wear.


  8. - lake county democrat - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:00 pm:

    Mike: “This is the only person in the state of Illinois who can damage me. I’m closing my eyes until it’s over.”


  9. - Norseman - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:00 pm:

    This is how he sings in the shower and I still tell him he can’t get any Arts Council funding for a concert.


  10. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:00 pm:

    “You got it bad? Really? You try and live with him too, k?”


  11. - DuPage Dave - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:00 pm:

    As long as he’s the Speaker, I’m the Chair and there’s nothing anyone can do about either one.


  12. - I B Strapped - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:01 pm:

    I love my Man, every day, all day. Deal with it!


  13. - 47th Ward - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:01 pm:

    Ha! I appreciate the suggestion lady, but he hates that, and I gotta live with him.


  14. - Linus - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:01 pm:

    “Then he says, ‘And WHO’s gonna extend the deadline for your bill mandating that husbands take out the garbage? Hmm?’ “


  15. - TCB - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:04 pm:

    I do know one thing, his favorability numbers aren’t any better at home.


  16. - Ahoy! - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:04 pm:

    “What you think I can talk some sense into him?”


  17. - DuPage - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:05 pm:

    “I am voting for him anyway”.


  18. - Kakistocracy Kid - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:05 pm:

    And now my brief discourse on the philosophical difference between Arts and Crafts….szzzzzzzzzz……


  19. - 47th Ward - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:07 pm:

    And so I finally told her: no way was I going to let him retire. I can’t have him moping around the house all day. Lisa should have asked me before bringing it up. I could have saved her a lot of time and trouble.


  20. - Anonymous always - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:08 pm:

    You have to keep him. I don’t want him sitting around my house.


  21. - OVERSIGHT - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:13 pm:

    Get the fire hose…we should call the police…who does he think he is, some Cowboy! It a good thing our “program” is coming on!


  22. - A guy... - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:17 pm:

    MJM: “And all you boneheads thought I was the one who clipped Lisa’s wings”.


  23. - A guy... - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:18 pm:

    Hello there…over here…eyes on me today…he’s just here to move things along once half the members leave for something…then we’ll vote.


  24. - Wensicia - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:22 pm:

    “I’m not kidding! He really doesn’t know how to smile!!”


  25. - CircularFiringSquad - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:28 pm:

    “And then that Capt Fax guy sells some ads, “conducts” a poll and sez some don’t like MJM. Was this the same poll that had Mitt Rauner winning by 20 or did he “conduct” 2 polls?”


  26. - VanillaMan - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:30 pm:

    I Will Follow Him

    I love him, I love him, I love him
    And where he goes I’ll follow, I’ll follow, I’ll follow

    I will follow him, follow him wherever he may go
    There isn’t an ocean too deep
    A mountain so high it can keep me away

    I must follow him, ever since he touched my hand I knew
    That near him I always must be
    And nothing can keep him from me
    He is my destiny

    I love him, I love him, I love him
    And where he goes I’ll follow, I’ll follow, I’ll follow
    He’ll always be my true love, my true love, my true love
    From now until forever, forever, forever

    I will follow him, follow him wherever he may go
    There isn’t an ocean too deep
    A mountain so high it can keep, keep me away
    Away from my love

    I love him, I love him, I love him
    And where he goes I’ll follow, I’ll follow, I’ll follow
    He’ll always be my true love, my true love, my true love
    From now until forever, forever, forever

    I will follow him, follow him wherever he may go
    There isn’t an ocean too deep
    A mountain so high it can keep, keep me away
    Away from my love

    Do-do do-do-do do-do-do and where he goes
    I’ll follow, I’ll follow, I’ll follow
    I know I’ll always love him


  27. - Pete - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:33 pm:

    “Who is this Diana I keep seeing on my TV?”


  28. - countyline - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:39 pm:

    I tried but this is the best job he could get me.


  29. - Darienite - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:40 pm:

    “Apples; all he wants is apples in his lunch. I ask him “Mike, wouldn’t you want a ham sandwich instead?” He says “2 apples”.


  30. - Anon. - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:41 pm:

    “You like me! You really like me!”


  31. - zatoichi - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:41 pm:

    SM: WHAT? Didn’t you hear me the first time?
    MM: zzzz…


  32. - Bill White - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:42 pm:

    @ AFSCME Steward

    “Actually, he listens to everything I say”


  33. - FormerParatrooper - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:45 pm:

    All he ever does is sleep. LOOK.


  34. - Reformed Public Servant - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:51 pm:

    You sayin’ I don’t know about art? Eh?


  35. - Empty Suit - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:51 pm:

    “How have I stayed with one person so many years?
    It’s easy..we’re both in love with the same man.”


  36. - Jose Abreu's next homer - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 1:53 pm:

    Why does Steve Brown have to answer every question I ask my husband?


  37. - Keyser Soze - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 2:06 pm:

    Jeeze, I’m married to the guy, what do you want me to do?


  38. - Norseman - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 2:09 pm:

    Jose Abreu’s next homer for the lead.


  39. - Anonymous - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 2:24 pm:

    the plate of marijuana brownies was this big that mike ate.


  40. - Upon Further Review - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 2:25 pm:

    “I am not Terrance Goggin.”


  41. - Republicrat - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 2:26 pm:

    So I made up a lot of stuff about Michael Madigan, cause that’s what they wanted. But it was all lies. Uh, everything. And I kept saying Michael Madigan did this, Michael Madigan did that. So I said….yeah sure!


  42. - Anonymous - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 2:27 pm:

    this is ours all ours, I kep telling Mike to “let them eat cake”


  43. - Anonymous - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 2:30 pm:

    singing at the cubs 7th


  44. - Vote Quimby! - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 2:30 pm:

    “C’mon, we used state money for Lincoln’s library, and what did he do compared to Obama?”


  45. - Anonymous - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 2:35 pm:

    paul powell`s shoeboxes,no we got sack`s of money this big in the closet.


  46. - downstate commissionerto - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 2:58 pm:

    “See- He never listens to a word I say-he needs a hearing aid!!!”


  47. - Anonymous - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 3:19 pm:

    “Michael tells ME when he closes his eyes when I talk its because he’s really, REALLY listening. ….”


  48. - Earl Shumaker - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 3:32 pm:

    You ask about Mike’s legacy? Let’s don’t go there!


  49. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 3:34 pm:

    “I don’t–I never knew no godfather. I got my own family, senator”


  50. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 3:39 pm:

    “…who said anything about Apples?”


  51. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 3:40 pm:

    “Where are the usual Mushrooms I testify on front of?”


  52. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 3:42 pm:

    “You keep talking about funding and numbers, and ‘cost per’ and want me to add or subtract. Do I look like a ‘calculator’ to you? Huh?!”


  53. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 3:43 pm:

    “I’m on time, where the heck are the GOP Mushrooms?”


  54. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 3:45 pm:

    “Testifying today is Representative Madigan. Let’s begin…”

    SM: What am I, a mirage?


  55. - Mittuns - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 3:47 pm:

    70-year old Roseanne Barr gesticulates in front of a House committee, testifying alongside the Crypt Keeper for a film tax credit proposal.


  56. - Mittuns - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 3:48 pm:

    It was love at first motion do pass as amended.


  57. - PoolGuy - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 3:48 pm:

    I’m running out of room on these dang wrists for the new - pension reform, term limits, minimum wage increase, 5% permanent tax, lower corporate tax, progressive tax, millionaire tax and Bruce go take a hike tax - wrist bands. jeesh Mike…


  58. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 3:51 pm:

    “Are you serious? Seriously? I’m Shirley Madigan you freshman rube, not Jerry Seinfeld’s mom. Look at me?!”


  59. - Quizzical - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 4:04 pm:

    I know there are women, like my best friends, who would have gotten out of their the minute their boyfriend gave them a pass through grant to UNO to hide. But I didn’t. I was kind of turned on.


  60. - Earnest - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 4:29 pm:

    I’m a lifelong Republican and I vote for him!


  61. - A guy... - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 4:53 pm:

    And the Governor’s nose is now this long.


  62. - Steve - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 5:38 pm:

    I’m royalty : get over it.


  63. - Arthur Andersen - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 5:58 pm:

    “No, we don’t call him ‘Laverne’ at home.”


  64. - Streator Curmudgeon - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 7:46 pm:

    “Okay, everybody follow da bouncing ball on da screen:

    ‘Don’t worry! Be happy!’

    “Mike, you putz, you’re not singin’ “


  65. - Just The Way It Is One - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 8:10 pm:

    “Speaker Madigan telepathically communicates to all Legislators in attendance at recent Committee gathering, “I aGREE that what she’s saying sounds totally nuts, but you will APPROVE whatEVER she asks for–OR ELSE!!!”


  66. - Rep La Shawn K Ford - Monday, Apr 28, 14 @ 8:46 pm:

    Why do you think he’s the most powerful person in Illinois it’s me!


  67. - BigDoggie - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 8:38 am:

    “I’ve got Breast Cancer Awareness, Support the Troops, Anti-Bullying, yet nobody can come up with a wristband to advocate for your husband staying awake while you speak publicly!?”


  68. - Ghost - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 9:20 am:

    And he eats all the !@#$% apples as fast as I buy them! Do I ever get an apple..noooooo…..


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