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Late afternoon, I’m so tired I wanna nap, thoughts…

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2008

* First the Obama endorsement and now this

[Republican National Committee] spokesman Danny Diaz said he would not respond to questions from the Tribune, contending that the newspaper was biased against McCain.

Banished by the RNC?


I’m starting to worry about a major Chicago-area earthquake caused by Colonel McCormick’s grave-spinning.

* More evidence that the world is coming to an end: Scott Kennedy is blogging.

* The DCCC is going all-in for Dan Seals

In IL-10, the DCCC just poured in an impressive $929,279, bringing its total investment in the district to more than $2 million.

That’s not a thought, but it’s connected to this…

* Blogger wars can be so much fun. Larry cracks an inside joke about a rival blogger in his post about the above story. And another site has a Halloween costume suggestion…

Left wing blogger. This is the easiest idea. Don’t bathe for a month, sit behind your computer and babble incoherently.

* Speaking of babbling, Todd Stroger spoke today at the City Club

“Contrary to popular belief, Cook County has not fallen into the lake.”

Not yet, anyway. When that McCormick quake hits, the whole town is gonna slide right into the drink.

“My father used to tell me that there would be good times and there will be bad times… But he never told me that there would be county commissioners who would make a career of using my name in every sentence, and as often as not tag my name to an outright misfact or misstatement.”


- Posted by Rich Miller        

  1. - Michelle Flaherty - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 4:35 pm:

    and when it slides into the lake, that’ll make O’Hare the lakefront airport and Daley’s gonna have to round up the bulldozers to start carving X’s in the runways he just added.

  2. - Lefty Lefty - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 4:44 pm:

    The funniest thing about the IR’s “scary costume” list is that it doesn’t make any sense whatsoever. The leftwing blogger costume idea is the only one that remotely meets his thesis. A small businessman is scary?

    And are they ever going to drop the “liberal media” nonsense? All their crying and whining is worse than my 5-year-old’s.

  3. - Tom B. - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 4:44 pm:

    No Rich, Scott has always been a good writer, fairly technical, opinionated and able to spot out a garbage argument.

    The world would be ending if he gave up shots.

  4. - OneMan - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 4:55 pm:

    Colonel McCormick’s Zombie Army coming soon from Wheaton…

    The good Colonel and his Zombies arise from Cantigny grab the hardware from the Big Red 1 museum and start kickin some liberal media ass…

    I think it would make a great movie…

  5. - Rich Miller - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 5:03 pm:

    ===The world would be ending if he gave up shots. ===


  6. - shore - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 5:54 pm:

    Rich I enjoyed your talk in 2006 that was posted online with paul green if there’s a similar link I would appreciate if you had it.

    Also a great story in crains today being followed up with a wttw program tonight on the gop’s failure in the suburbs and potential loss of my favorite Congressman Mark Kirk’s seat.

  7. - archpundit - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 5:57 pm:

    Funny thing about liberal bloggers–most of us are sort of boring middle aging dorks. We do, however, like to drink shots with Kennedy.

  8. - Man Who Grew Up Reading Chicago Today - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 6:19 pm:

    There will be no quake.

    The Colonel rolled over in his grave many years ago.

  9. - Devil - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 6:23 pm:

    If KFan can do it how hard can it be?

  10. - Rich Miller - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 6:40 pm:

    Oooo. Low blow, devil. lol

  11. - Devil - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 6:43 pm:

    Also, KFan didn’t oversleep morning shorts no matter how late he stayed out. He was like the Energizer Bunny of the blog.

  12. - Now wait one minute... - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 6:45 pm:

    … Kennedy drinks?

  13. - anon - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 6:50 pm:

    I hear kennedy likes alpacas.

  14. - Rich Miller - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 6:55 pm:

    ===Also, KFan didn’t oversleep morning shorts no matter how late he stayed out.===

    Yeah. Right.

  15. - OneMan - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 7:24 pm:

    On the other hand us conservative bloggers drink scotch and order our household staffs around…

    Smithers, Daddy needs some single malt before he illustrates how Obama doesn’t really understand the working man….

    Chopp Chopp….

  16. - Frank Booth - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 7:37 pm:

    KFan would simply delete all posts regarding his tardiness in hopes Rich wouldn’t notice.

  17. - Bud Selig - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 7:45 pm:

    A misfact is something you misremember.

    -Roger Clemens

  18. - archpundit - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 9:30 pm:

    alpaca shots?

  19. - J - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 9:46 pm:

    I hear kennedy likes alpacas.

    that is incorrect and a complete slander…

    Scott Kennedy loves alpacas.

  20. - EmptySuitParade - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 10:42 pm:

    thank goddness we now know StatewideTom financed by Speaker/enabler Denny wants you to foget they backed Blagoof’s gambles.
    Now go vote

  21. - Rob_N - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 10:56 pm:

    Larry has too much time on his hands tonight - what with his shots of alpacas ‘n all.

  22. - Snidely Whiplash - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 11:03 pm:

    “I’m qualified for my daddy’s job.” MISFACT. (Whatever the heck misfact means.)

  23. Pingback Spooktacular « Illinois Reason - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 11:09 pm:

    […] (h/t Some guy who likes copyright laws but whose Halloween costume probably won’t include the Un(i/a)bomber… or a 19th C. British poet. Sadly.) Blogroll […]

  24. - archpundit - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 11:21 pm:

    Oh, go take a shower.

  25. - Rob_N - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 11:30 pm:

    I 16 days is having wait til for then that. Also. Shirt change can another in days 4 have. (wink) Scary blogger con rears head. Where’s he gonna go? Unto.

  26. - thank god the trib is dead - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 11:40 pm:

    Like some ersatz zombie, the tribune continued on as a supposed republican newspaper while the libs have slowly insinuated themselves into the halls of power.
    Good news, though rich miller won’t acknowledge it, the national polls indicate that atlas may finally shrug and obama will lose.
    That will be a great day for the nation - but a very bad night for the small businesses in the south loop that will be laid to waste.

  27. - Devil - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 11:47 pm:

    Come now Rob, anyone can post pictures.

  28. - JohnR - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 11:51 pm:

    I really hope EmptySuitParade and the rest of Madigan’s staff are on unpaid leave right now.

    Its all been political work lately.

    I guess if you are contract, you can get around that, though. Right?

  29. - Rob_N - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 11:53 pm:

    D, Who stole Rich’s poster? Give it back.

    TGTTID, I think you need that shot more than this Kennedy guy.

  30. - Rob_N - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 11:54 pm:

    John, As if the GOP isn’t whipping up the vote…..

  31. - Levois - Wednesday, Oct 29, 08 @ 11:58 pm:

    I heard maybe a minute of Todd Stroger’s speech. He almost say 19 something then he corrected himself. Doesn’t show a lot of polish does he?

  32. - T.J. - Thursday, Oct 30, 08 @ 1:07 am:

    It says a lot about Seals that they have to spend this much to get him across the finish line.

  33. - Kevin Fanning - Thursday, Oct 30, 08 @ 8:44 am:

    It’s a pity I missed all these hilarious comments… but I was actually taking a pretty sweet nap.

  34. - Rob_N - Thursday, Oct 30, 08 @ 2:38 pm:

    Kevin - Just as long as you don’t shower. And stop writing so coherently … you liberal media elite, you.

    TJ - …Kirk and his allies are spending more. What does that say?

Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.

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