SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
Caption contest!

Monday, Jul 21, 2014

* My old buddy Lance Trover is a major Parrothead, so he proudly texted this photo of himself and Jimmy Buffett last night after running into the living legend at Shaw’s Crab House…

Lance is a spokesman for Bruce Rauner’s campaign. I asked him if he told Buffett who he worked for…

Haha. Left that part out.

- Posted by Rich Miller        


50 Comments
  1. - Bill White - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:21 am:

    Wastin’ away in Raunerville

    Looking for my lost jacket and watch

    Some people say there is a Madigan to blame

    But, really, it’s my own *&%^ fault


  2. - Stones - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:22 am:

    Now I know why Jimmy Buffet performs wearing a baseball cap.


  3. - MrJM (@MisterJayEm) - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:22 am:

    “But I know it’s my own damn fault.”

    – MrJM


  4. - Love His Boots - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:22 am:

    Larry David, creepy homeless man pose for photograph at high-end soup kitchen.


  5. - CircularFiringSquad - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:23 am:

    Didn’t know Buffet had a beard?


  6. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:25 am:

    Politics isn’t served in Margaritaville.

    “Jimmy, if you can have a ‘Margaritaville’ we can have a Madiganistan.”


  7. - Ron Burgundy - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:25 am:

    Quinns to the Left; Quinns to the Right;
    and you’re the only Flack in Town.

    Also 2 T’s in Buffett, Rich.


  8. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:26 am:

    “Is there a flash on that camera, or are those spots and shapes I see from something else?”


  9. - Rich Miller - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:26 am:

    Thanks, RB. Still working on the first cuppa java.


  10. - so... - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:30 am:

    It’s those changes in latitudes,
    changes in attitudes no Rauner position remains quite the same.


  11. - OneMan - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:31 am:

    20% of all CapFax commenters reported burning their Buffet CDs…

    He touched a Rauner campaign worker, can’t listen to any of them now one guy from Oswego said…


  12. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:34 am:

    ===He touched a Rauner campaign worker, can’t listen to any of them now one guy from Oswego said…===

    Notice Lance didn’t tell Buffett he worked for Rauner?

    Just sayin’, lol


  13. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:38 am:

    “Caption?”

    Jimmy Buffett, after a “session” with some fans, takes a picture with “World’s Sexiest Man” Adam Levine…or so thought Buffett.


  14. - train111 - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:42 am:

    Rauner on his campaign:

    “Made enough money to buy Miami, but I pi***d it away so fast. Never meant to last. Never meant to last.”


  15. - Give Me A Break - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:45 am:

    Good to see George Shadid is still around.


  16. - wordslinger - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:47 am:

    JB might have more money than Rauner. Those parrotheads pay off like clockwork, year after year.

    Truly a philosopher-king, who puts forth the immortal question: “Why don’t we get drunk and screw?”

    Why indeed.


  17. - Rich Miller - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:47 am:

    Buffett: I’ve been here 20 minutes and can’t get a drink and now the dishwasher wants a photo. Never coming back.


  18. - Ron Burgundy - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:49 am:

    Changes in Latitudes
    The Pols Speak in Platitudes
    Illinois Remains Quite the Same
    With These Guys Who Are Running
    With All of Their Cunning
    If We Couldn’t Laugh
    We Would All Go Insane


  19. - Anonymous - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:54 am:

    rauner`s house band on nov. 4


  20. - Bill White - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:54 am:

    I vote for train111 & Ron Burgundy


  21. - Chicago Cynic - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:56 am:

    Holy crap he’s gotten old…which I guess means so have we.


  22. - Streator Curmudgeon - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:57 am:

    Give Me a Break — Good line about Shadid.

    Reminded me of the late Ross Elliott’s joke:

    “George Shadid’s nose is so big, he’s still breathing yesterday’s air.”


  23. - so... - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:57 am:

    Buffet: I heard the panhandlers in Chicago were aggressive, but I didn’t know they followed you into the restaurant.


  24. - Love His Boots - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:58 am:

    Former Brooke Anderson Intern Coordinator Lance Trover pictured above with Anderson’s grandfather, James, at ILGOP unity breakfast.


  25. - walker - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:58 am:

    Bill White started with a winner.


  26. - VanillaMan - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 10:01 am:

    I didn’t know Shaw’s had a Buffet table.


  27. - forwhatitsworth - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 10:05 am:

    I’m Growing Older, But Not Up


  28. - Anonymous - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 10:06 am:

    i was to young to follow the dead


  29. - VanillaMan - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 10:09 am:

    I had to google this guy. Awkward.


  30. - Bill White - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 10:11 am:

    Fruitcakes holding hearings

    Fruitcakes on Randolph Street

    Saying #NRI can’t be beat

    Half-baked theories in the oven

    Half-baked panders off the cuff

    There’s a little bit of fruitcake left in everyone but us


  31. - Anon - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 10:13 am:

    He’s come a long way from managing Brooke at the IL GOP to hanging out with real stars.


  32. - Yipperdo - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 10:17 am:

    Lance proudly stands next to Rauner’s key demographic, rich old white men.


  33. - gopher - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 10:19 am:

    Sure I know your boss, he let me land my plane at one of his islands last year.


  34. - Responsa - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 10:24 am:

    Jimmy looks happy. Seriously, if he had casually walked into a restaurant or store where I was and he was without an entourage I would not have recognized it was Buffett.


  35. - Anonymous - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 10:30 am:

    I though that was a guy that works at our local Lowe’s, but the guy at Lowe’s always wear “flip-flops”! Hmmm….


  36. - Nuclear Bozo - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 10:36 am:

    Raunerburger in paradise


  37. - Rent - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 10:52 am:

    Lance Trover and Jimmy Buffett are all smiles after intense negotiations which led to an agreement that all future Chicago concerts will be moved from Tinley Park to either Toyota Park or Wrigley Field. As part of the deal, brokered over various types of booze from a blender, additional tour stops will be made in Champaign and Vienna Illinois.


  38. - A guy... - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 10:53 am:

    Nothin’. I got nothin’ on this one. Sorry.


  39. - Mittuns - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 11:01 am:

    Gov. Pat Quinn poses for a photo with Oliver T. Pennysworth, a Rauner operative, at a high end seafood house yesterday afternoon.

    “When you see food, you eat it,” opined Quinn. “Food is bipartisan. Both Democrats and Republicans have to consume it to survive.”


  40. - Keyser Soze - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 11:37 am:

    Is this the beginning of a potheads for Rauner movement?


  41. - Holy Cow - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 11:44 am:

    Looks like Larry David!


  42. - Raising Kane - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 12:24 pm:

    Lance finds his long lost father!


  43. - Team Sleep - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 1:34 pm:

    People under 40 actually listen to my music?!


  44. - Southern Illinois Voter - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 2:15 pm:

    Love Rent’s caption!


  45. - Old and In the Way - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 3:24 pm:

    - Give Me A Break - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 9:45 am:

    Good to see George Shadid is still around.

    I did a spit take on this one and almost sprayed my lunch guests! Too funny! Did you ever notice George looks a lot like Larry David?


  46. - so... - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 3:35 pm:

    Two men in this photo. One’s an old guy who lost most of his hair long ago. The other is Jimmy Buffett.


  47. - Lil Tyranny - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 3:37 pm:

    Pour me something tall and strong;
    make it a hurricane before Brooke goes insane;
    it’s only mid-July, but I don’t care.


  48. - Anon - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 3:41 pm:

    Nibblin’ on crabs, watchin’ Jimmy Buffett. Somewhere in Margaritaville.


  49. - Reptar - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 3:46 pm:

    When asked what they discussed, Lance laughed and said “That’s a great question. I’ll discuss that in due time. I’ll be outlining it for you in the coming weeks.”


  50. - wordslinger - Monday, Jul 21, 14 @ 4:41 pm:

    –Pour me something tall and strong;
    make it a hurricane before Brooke goes insane;
    it’s only mid-July, but I don’t care.–

    LOL, I’m Outlaw/Bakersfield country, but coming from a hat act, that’s a fun little ditty.

    I used to work for a company that the Great Gretzky had a piece of (best team sport athlete of his day). Wayno would come in the office in the morning while we were having coffee, crack a Molson, and say “it’s noon somewhere, eh?”


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


* Everything old is new again
* Rauner continues hammering away at state worker pay, benefits
* Why We Need A Strong Civil Justice System - Molly’s Story: Doctors Unnecessarily Removed Her Breast
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Supplement to today’s edition
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS in password)
* 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

          
        * All new HTC One M9 leaked render could be the real deal
        * YouTube Begins Using HTML5 Instead of Flash for Default Video Playback
        * Eventjoy’s New App For Event Goers Adds Real-Time Chat, Live Announcements And More
        * An unlikely couple: Android Community Deals mini giveaway [DEALS]
        * The Week in iOS Accessories: Keyboards, guitars, golf, and more
        * FCC Warns Hotels About Intentionally Blocking Wi-Fi Hotspots
        * Meet the new Android Mini Collectibles Series 05

        * The Rise of the Chief Behavioral Officer
        * This Simple 6-Step Routine Could Save You $30 Per Week on Groceries
        * Create an "Emergency Lunch Kit" for Better Brown Bag Meals
        * io9 The Most Deadly And Disgusting Liquors In Science Fiction And Fantasy | Jalopnik Pantsless Woman
        * Yes, your Basis Peak health tracker now has phone notifications
        * Nasty Blackphone vulnerability allowed decryption and worse
        * Why This Could Be the Year Amazon Finally Reveals How Many Prime Members It Has

        * Do White Sox uniforms need another color?
        * Eaton enjoys reporting duties at Super Bowl Media Day
        * On 10th anniversary of signing, Iguchi reflects on '05 title
        * White Sox marketing waits for White Sox baseball to cooperate
        * Gillaspie open to whatever role team needs
        * Podcast: MLB pace of play problem
        * 2015 Prospect Watch: Top 10 second basemen

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


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

        Archives
        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


        * Rauner previews 'right to work zones' as first-.....
        * Lottery the ticket for historic sites?..
        * Rauner Seeking “Right-To-Work” Zones As Top Pri.....
        * Rauner union idea? Republicans doubt it..
        * State senator says bipartisanship restored..
        * Fiduciary rule to OMB? — AFL-CIO discussing lab.....
        * Governors associations top list of biggest stat.....
        * Marijuana dispensary could be headed to Oak Park..
        * Illinois Gov. Rauner Halts ‘Non-Essential’ Spen.....


        * Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tribute
        * Boeing reports 4Q profit of $1.47 billion on airplane sales
        * Illinois doctor convicted of illegally dispensing drugs
        * Indonesia prosecutor: Americans' murder trial should proceed
        * Rauner's spending freeze puts some Quad City flights on hold
        * South Roxana man facing at least 4 burglary charges
        * Rose's shot lifts Bulls over Warriors 113-111 in overtime
        * Sen. Dick Durbin honors Ernie Banks on Senate Floor
        * Girl pleads guilty to stabbing sibling to death
        * Rauner previews 'right-to-work zones' as first-year priority

        * Rauner: 'Right to work zones' are first-year priority
        * Rauner previews 'right to work zones' as first-year priority
        * Judge grants extension in Illinois prison crowding case
        * State lawmaker introduces bill to cut officeholders' pay
        * Proposed Logan County medical marijuana growing site gets high score
        * Illinois pays millions to keep inmates who can't find homes
        * Proposed Logan County growing site gets high score
        * Rauner replaces appointee who helped give job to Quinn aide
        * Frerichs announces firm will review Treasurer's office
        * State lawmakers consider police reform key issue for General Assembly

        * Demand for jets drives up Boeing profit
        * Chicago trading firm Teza looks to Texas for talent
        * Rauner previews 'right to work zones' as first-year priority
        * U.S. seeks $1.3 million fine for United Airlines over cargo
        * Kirk struts his green credentials after earlier stumble


          * Ernie Banks statue back in Chicago, will stand in Daley Plaza through Saturday
          * Meeting draws sharp debate over dog ban at Maggie Daley Park
          * Indonesia prosecutor: Trial should proceed for couple in murder of Chicago woman
          * 1 killed, 2 wounded in South Side shootings
          * Downtown high-rise lit up for 'Mr. Cub'
          * FBI: Man calling himself 'Scrooge mcDuck' used Twitter to lure Michigan girl
          * Rauner returns to anti-union rhetoric while blasting state business climate
          * Mechanical problems affecting Metra trains on Milwaukee District, Herritage Corridor
          * Crash injuries truck drive, causes power outages in Bedford Park
          * Two charged for firing gun into the air in Mount Prospect


          * Rauner Raises Unions' Ire With Plan For Right-To-Work Zones
          * Rauner Raises Unions' Ire With Right-To-Work Plan
          * Rauner Wants Right-To-Work Areas in Illinois
          * Obama administration won't seek to end 529 college tax break
          * To protect his son, a father asks school to bar unvaccinated children
          * Grading Rahm: Public Safety
          * School Funding Fight Set To Resume In Senate
          * Chamber Orchestra's "No Strings Attached"
          * Pumpkin Pie Could Be Official State Pie
          * State Board Of Education Asks For More Money


          * Tom Skelly: Chatham residents deserve straight answers
          * Michael Gerson: Republicans in the immigration minefield
          * Quote of the Day: Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
          * Rauner: 'Right to work zones' are first-year priority
          * Judge grants extension in Illinois prison crowding case
          * State lawmaker introduces bill to cut officeholders' pay
          * Quote of the Day: Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
          * Proposed Logan County medical marijuana growing site gets high score
          * Illinois pays millions to keep inmates who can't find homes
          * Rauner replaces appointee who helped give job to Quinn aide


          * Can Illinois trim at the top? Some legislators say it’s far overdue
          * Daily business briefing: Winter storm costs New York City businesses $200 million
          * YWCA seeks court review of discrimination ruling
          * A wide-range of temperatures across the Heartland
          * Rauner union idea? 'Can't see it happening'
          * Daily Digest 1/28/15
          * Bill Gray of Urbana Public Works 1/28/2015
          * Vacant house fire suspicious
          * Fairview Heights hoping to sack drunk drivers during Super Bowl
          * Sun and a high of 50 Wednesday; cooler rest of week


          * AKHAN may be joined by technology incubators when it starts operating in Gurnee business park
          * Boeing reports 4Q profit of $1.47 billion on airplane sales
          * Nissan recalls SUVs to fix electrical shorts, hood latches
          * US stocks move higher in early trading; Apple up sharply
          * Sears lays off more than 100 workers

          * Rep. Jan Schakowsky Statement Observing In...
          * Rep. Jan Schakowsky Statement Against the ...
          * Renewed Voting Rights effort urged - San D...
          * Rep. Jan Schakowsky Statement on Martin Lu...
          * Rep. Schakowsky Introduces Bill to Impose ...
          * Rep. Jan Schakowsky Statement in Support o...
          * Rep. Jan Schakowsky Statement in Oppositio...
          * House votes to undo Obama immigration acti...
          * Rep. Schakowsky Introduces Bill to Establi...
          * Schakowsky Introduces the Public Option De...

          * Sullivan: Alaskans dream big, breathe air ......
          * Harry Reid's Revenge: Dems Troll New GOP M......
          * Senators urge FDA to ban retail sale, mark......

          * Menendez, Kirk Introduce New Iran Sanction......
          * Senate Democrats won’t vote for Iran sanct......
          * US Democrats put brakes on Iran sanctions ......
          * Senate Democrats give Obama deadline on Iran...
          * Colonies and Costa Mesa City Council cases......

          * Illinois food stamp recipients rose to 1,070,000 households last month
          * Congressman Schock granted an audience with Pope Francis
          * Emanuel takes commanding lead in new citywide poll
          * Illinois Watchdog Radio - Live on IR
          * Rahm’s walk in the PARCC.
          * Rauner’s worker empowerment zones.
          * 2015 Elections: Video on demand
          * Robling: Time for cleansing at College of DuPage
          * Dylan.
          * Mr. Cub's Last Stand: Ernie Banks, 1986


          * Governor announces latest round of agency appointments
          * Rauner announces “Turnaround Team” - Stellar team to help turn Illinois around
          * Commerce Department to Review Proposals for Enterprise Zones - Program Promotes Job Growth in Communities Across the State
          * Governor Rauner signs Executive Order for Minority and Veteran Empowerment
          * Governor Rauner Announces Second Round of Appointments




              Hosted by MCS SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax Advertise Here Mobile Version Contact Rich Miller