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Tuesday, Jun 29, 2010

* The setup

The Illinois State Fair will pay tribute to the state’s agricultural heritage this year with the theme, “Cream of the Crop.”

* The Question: What would be a “better” State Fair theme this year? Snark heavily encouraged, of course.

- Posted by Rich Miller        

36 Comments
  1. - zatoichi - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:04 pm:

    Kicking cans down the road


  2. - Betsy - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:06 pm:

    Cream of the Crooks


  3. - Ahoy - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:08 pm:

    Jail cells of our Governor’s


  4. - 47th Ward - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:11 pm:

    ILL - IOU


  5. - Montrose - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:12 pm:

    “Your Theme Here for Only $13 Billion”


  6. - Justice - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:12 pm:

    Up days……..about 360 years worth!


  7. - Kevin Highland - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:15 pm:

    Illinois –Now Accepting Day Sponsors!


  8. - Downtrodden - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:18 pm:

    Cream of the Carp.


  9. - jonbtuba - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:19 pm:

    John Wayne’s America


  10. - Blue Dog - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:26 pm:

    “Send in the Clowns” (too late they’re already here)


  11. - DIA - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:28 pm:

    “Bottom of the Barrel”


  12. - Aldyth - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:28 pm:

    The Illinois State Fair will celebrate its political heritage with the theme “Skimming off the top.”


  13. - OneMan - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:29 pm:

    Pay now, ride in December


  14. - BIG R.PH. - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:31 pm:

    Lame-o Fair-o


  15. - Jake from Elwood - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:35 pm:

    “The Parade of Boll Weevils”


  16. - heet101 - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:45 pm:

    On Borrowed Time


  17. - Responsa - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:48 pm:

    Yes, kiddies, your chicken nugget really *was* once a Rhode Island Red.


  18. - downstate hack - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:49 pm:

    Illinois State Fair, “Not just a Place for Soon to be Indicted Governors Anymore”


  19. - Responsa - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:50 pm:

    In this state be careful where you step.


  20. - John Galt - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:55 pm:

    The Illinois State Fair: “At least we aren’t Michigan.”


  21. - Anon - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 1:57 pm:

    Cash for corn, cash for beets,
    Cash for crops, cash for seats


  22. - QC Transplant - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 2:03 pm:

    The Illinois State Fair — We’re Going to Party Like it’s April 15, 1912…..on the Titanic


  23. - OneMan - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 2:03 pm:

    Sorry the fair sucks, it’s George Bush’s, I mean the economy’s fault…


  24. - Independent - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 2:03 pm:

    Cream rises, Illinois sinks.


  25. - been there - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 2:29 pm:

    Illinois—Home of the Political Hog


  26. - really?? - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 2:30 pm:

    Pay to Play!


  27. - Irish - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 2:46 pm:

    “Enjoy the 2010 State Fair, your great grandchildren will still be paying for it.”

    or

    “The Illinois State FAIR the only place in the Land of Lincoln where that word means something.”

    or

    “Welcome to the Illinois State Fair, If you happen to see a GA member have them park your car, they are on duty 24/7/365/yr.”

    or

    “Welcome to the Fair, it’s just like the upcoming November Elections where the Lemons are going to be shook up.”

    or

    “Welcome to the State Fair,….. uh, no Ma’am we are not near the hog barn. No Maam, that’s just the GA back in town for a special session.”


  28. - Bluefish - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 3:08 pm:

    Where we don’t need spinning rides to make your stomach churn.


  29. - MrJM - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 3:24 pm:

    “Illinois: Cream Ain’t the Only Thing That Floats to the Top.”

    – MrJM


  30. - Michelle Flaherty - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 4:07 pm:

    The Illinois State Fair, “hey we’re already $13 billion in the red, let’s throw a party and run it up some more.”


  31. - Judgment Day Is On The Way - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 4:27 pm:

    “Top of the Slop”


  32. - PalosParkBob - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 4:30 pm:

    Illinois State Fair: Salute to Pork!
    In the pen, on your plate,if you want a piece you better DONATE!

    Brought to you by “FREE BLAGO” defense fund.


  33. - Vote Quimby! - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 4:34 pm:

    “Get Here Quick While We’re Still Open”


  34. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 4:41 pm:

    “Greece On The Prairie”
    “Our Bonds Make Great Fertilizer”
    “Sub-Prime Mortgaging Your Future”
    “Will Work For Food”
    “Where Chicagoans Can See A Wal-Mart”
    “We Love Us Some Corrupted Governors!”
    “It’s THEIR Fault!”
    “The Land That Michael Built”
    “Mid-West’s California”
    “It’s Fan-Hitting Time!”


  35. - washedmyhands - Tuesday, Jun 29, 10 @ 8:14 pm:

    A salute to our argicultural heritage? As a farm boy, I’m thinking of all those reps and senators fighting and elbowing their way to the nipple of government only to find - “Illinois - milked dry.”


  36. - Mike - Wednesday, Jun 30, 10 @ 9:25 am:

    Corn: It’s an F’in valuable thing.


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