SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
Question of the day

Monday, Feb 29, 2016

* OK, that’s just a low blow…


Not to mention that it’s been done before.

* The Question: Who do you think is the governor’s favorite band? Make sure to explain your answer, please. Thanks.

- Posted by Rich Miller        


47 Comments
  1. - That Guy - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:30 pm:

    Real original Chicago State. Welcome to 2014.


  2. - Saluki - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:32 pm:

    Insane Clown Posse. Pun intended.


  3. - Stones - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:32 pm:

    Rage Against the Machine - for obvious reasons.


  4. - That Guy - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:35 pm:

    To the question, Mike and the Mechanics he controls.


  5. - Henry Francis - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:36 pm:

    Greatfull Dead. It’s what his social services funding will lead to.


  6. - Bronco Bahma - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:39 pm:

    Geez, That Guy, one student makes a sign that’s “been there, done that” and you indict the whole university.

    To the post: Credence Clearwater Revival. Fortunate Son from Willie and the Poor Boys.


  7. - Curious - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:40 pm:

    I think this group has touched on this theme before, but Rauner’s favorite band depends on who he is talking to? If he’s in Decatur, maybe it’s Springfield. If it’s in Chatham, maybe it’s Chance the Rapper. If he’s in the DuQuoin area, maybe it’s Rascal Flatts or Luke Bryan or whomever. If he’s in your own home, he will have had a staff member look at you or your spouse’s Facebook page to see if you’ve listed any favorite bands in your profile or if you’ve posted any pictures from a concert on your Instagram or Twitter account.


  8. - NixonHead - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:42 pm:

    @Stones - Second to Rage Against the Machine


  9. - Elo Kiddies - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:42 pm:

    For the inauguration, he had to bring in some marquee names to fill the joint, but he also made room for his personal fave. After a long day of governin, I bet he likes to unwind by cranking the Boat Drink Caucus.


  10. - Cubs in '16 - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:42 pm:

    Bonnie Tyler. The Gov. LOVES ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’ at the beginning where it says “Turn around” He continually hits the repeat button just to hear that part while giggling uncontrollably…


  11. - Alice Cooper - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:44 pm:

    School’s out for summer, forever & been blown to pieces…we might not go back at all


  12. - National Treasure II - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:45 pm:

    Big Punisher - “Still Not a Player”


  13. - Downstate Weed Chewing Hick - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:47 pm:

    Talking Heads - “Road To Nowhere”


  14. - End - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:50 pm:

    Whitesnake….Here I go again… The words to that song fit him. “I don’t know where I’m goin’


  15. - Robert the Bruce - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:50 pm:

    Limp Bizkit.

    Poseur band whose lead singer Fred Durst fooled people for a bit, and then thankfully disappeared from relevance.


  16. - Bill F. - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:51 pm:

    When he wants some old-school, bluesy rock, he listens to the Rollin’ Stones.

    When he’s in the mood for some Irish-hued punk, he goes with Floggin’ Molly.

    For those laid back Sundays, the Travelin’ Wilburys.


  17. - Gooner - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:52 pm:

    In some ways, Rauner strikes me like Chris Christie — he’s a rich out of touch white guy, who would embrace an artist like Bruce Springsteen without realizing that Bruce’s songs attack rich out of touch white guys like Christie and Rauner.

    For a politician who is heavy on symbols (the van, the Carhartt, etc.) he does seem remarkably clueless about how others perceive him.


  18. - wordslinger - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:56 pm:

    Milli Vanilli. The words and actions don’t sync up.


  19. - @MisterJayEm - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 1:58 pm:

    Social Distortion?
    Destroyer?
    The Damned?
    Me First and the Gimme Gimmes?
    The Carpenters?

    All we know for certain is that it sure ain’t Chicago.

    – MrJM


  20. - Big Joe - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 2:06 pm:

    Barry Manilow, although Barry McGuire with The Eve of Destruction would be the most appropriate.


  21. - Beaner - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 2:07 pm:

    He is a big fan of Narcocorrido.
    Bands like Los Canelos de Durango with foot tapping hits such as “La Vida Mafiosa” (the Mafia Life) were a favorite before turning to politics. After being elected he began listening more to Los Tigres del Norte, with their unforgettable hit “El Jefe de Jefes” (The Boss of the Bosses). However, since the closure of Lutheran Socialist Services he has placed “Chingon de Chingones” (The Badass of Badasses) by Los Razos de Sacramento y Reynaldo into heavy rotation.


  22. - Rabid - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 2:14 pm:

    Frank Sinatra I did it my way


  23. - ILPundit - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 2:17 pm:

    Megadeth. Because obviously.


  24. - Carhartt Representative - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 2:20 pm:

    I’d say it’d have to be Cat Stevens only because the first cut is the deepest.


  25. - Name Withheld - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 2:24 pm:

    R.E.M - It’s the end of the world as we know it … and I feel fine.


  26. - VanillaMan - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 2:24 pm:

    Ice JJ Fish


  27. - Beaner - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 2:29 pm:

    George Thorogood and the Destoyers: Bad to the Bone


  28. - anon - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 2:30 pm:

    The Trashmen — “The Bird is the Word”


  29. - Rabid - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 2:33 pm:

    Ten years after I’d love to change the world


  30. - Vote Quimby! - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 2:39 pm:

    George Thorogood’s backup band The Destroyers


  31. - Anonymous - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 2:42 pm:

    Led Zeppelin: If it keeps on raisin’ the levee’s going to break


  32. - Earnest - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 2:46 pm:

    I’ll go with CB. He probably used one on his motorcycle while refinin’ his messagin’.


  33. - Wensicia - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 3:10 pm:

    Barry McGuire
    Eve of Destruction


  34. - Beaner - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 3:24 pm:

    Pink Floyd: We don’t need no education


  35. - Gruntled University Employee - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 3:36 pm:

    Chris Knight: It ain’t easy being me.

    “There ought to a bridge somewhere they could dedicate to me
    I’d probably come to the ceremony with a can of gasoline
    And walk on over to the other side, where I’d light a match, sit and stare
    Through the smoke and flames, wonder how I’m gonna get back”


  36. - Scamp640 - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 3:49 pm:

    Poison


  37. - Lost one - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 4:03 pm:

    Favorite Band - Big Business
    Favorite Song - I’ll Give You Something to Cry About


  38. - Ghost - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 4:08 pm:

    Far East Movement
    he likes to kick it to Like A G6.


  39. - AC - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 4:11 pm:

    Radiohead, solely because of Electioneering:

    Voodoo economics
    It’s just business


  40. - Keyrock - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 4:13 pm:

    Steppenwolf - it’s his self image.


  41. - AC - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 4:45 pm:

    Animotion known for Obsession, Bruce Rauner known for his anti union Obsession


  42. - Wensicia - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 4:46 pm:

    Scorpions


  43. - Jake From Elwood - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 5:00 pm:

    I wish he was a fan of The Fixx.


  44. - Jocko - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 5:24 pm:

    Tears for Fears - Everybody Wants to Rule the World

    “I can’t stand this indecision, married with a lack of vision.”


  45. - DuPage - Monday, Feb 29, 16 @ 6:42 pm:

    “It wasn’t me” (it was Madigan).


  46. - Jorge - Tuesday, Mar 1, 16 @ 1:06 am:

    Winger…nuff said.


  47. - Sam Weinberg - Tuesday, Mar 1, 16 @ 8:15 am:

    I’ll get this in under the wire, and merely for posterity:

    As a Dartmouth College Theta Delt, by law Bruce Rauner’s favorite singer is Jerry Jeff Walker.

    The only thing he and likely agree on.


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


* Another wave of bomb threats includes Chicago's Jewish Community Center
* It's just a bill
* Mendoza takes heat over used car purchase
* Getting to a "win" is important for some Dems
* Bustos won't run for governor
* Charlie Brown's football
* Yesterday's stories

Support CapitolFax.com
Visit our advertisers...

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

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

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

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

...............
<


Loading


* Jim Dey: He’s got a vested interest in state bu.....
* Charlie Brown's football - The Capitol Fax Blog.....
* Illinois schools adapting to new 'asthma emerge.....
* Budget deadline could be problem..
* AFSCME Vote Totals Out Soon..
* Budget deadline could be problem - Champaign/Ur.....
* Jim Dey: He's got a vested interest in state bu.....


* Austria approves US extradition for Ukrainian oligarch
* Former white supremacists help others leave hate groups
* Leaving hate behind: Ex-extremists quit groups, help others
* Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinois
* Austria approves US extradition for Ukrainian oligarch
* EXCHANGE: Cervical cancer survivor pushing for screening
* Illinois State University seeks public input on its future
* Thousands of demonstrators across US say 'Not My President'
* UIS provides shuttle between campus, downtown Springfield
* Deadline looms for Dakota Access pipeline protest camp

* Illinois State University seeks public input on its future
* AFSCME strike authorization vote outcome to be revealed this week
* Cheri Bustos won't run for Illinois governor
* Illinois bill would rein in pro athletes' worker comp claims
* GOP criticizes Illinois comptroller for buying used $32K SUV
* Effort to privatize economic development questioned
* State budget impasse still hurting schools
* DHS moving into former Barney's Furniture store
* Madigan says House will consider sale of Thompson Center
* Bustos, other Dems demand Rauner pay domestic violence money

* Kraft Heinz withdraws $143 billion Unilever bid
* Like our roundup? Share it around.
* The 50 priciest​ home sales of 2016 are here
* Rauner finally weighs in on budget to Capitol laughter and groans
* Springfield's incapacity a threat to all small businesses, including mine


* Body found in Columbus Park pond was west suburban man
* Ankiel says he drank vodka before starts to tame anxiety
* New Trier High employee charged with stealing over $10,000
* Report: Trump administration reveals details of deportation plans
* Trump Tuesday: Says anti-Semitism ‘horrible’ after incidents
* Man shot in Englewood
* Police investigate break-in at Portage Park car dealership
* Apartment fire leaves Westmont building uninhabitable
* No injuries reported in fire that destroyed 2 Naperville homes
* No injuries reported after barricade situation in Austin


* Trump denounces 'horrible' threats against Jewish centers
* Motorcyclist dies after crash with car in Glendale Heights, police say
* Austria approves U.S. extradition for Ukrainian oligarch Dymitro Firtash
* Riots erupt in Sweden's capital after arrest, just days after President Trump comments
* Will it soon be Donald Trump vs. Mike Pence?
* Two charged with drug-induced homicide in DuPage County death
* Dexter Fowler doesn’t back away from comments on Donald Trump's travel ban
* Sammy Sosa feels persecuted over steroid speculation
* Chicago-based organization helps people leave hate groups
* Tesla Model X P100D is the stuff of dreams


» Chicago Cop With Long Complaint History Heads Busy Police District
» Hundreds Protest Trump At Chicago 'Not My President' Rally
» Report: Chicago's African-American Men More Likely To Be Unemployed, Undereducated
» Citizenship Ceremony Held For 25 People At City Hall
» With Eye On Farmers Markets, Lawmakers Target Regulations
» Chicago Aldermen Consider Crackdown On Street Performers
» Gary’s Disappearing Public Schools
» Why Was Rauner Budget Proposal Greeted With Confusion?
» Syrian Family Reunites Three Weeks After Travel Ban
» Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Chicago Toddler


* Illinois State University seeks public input on its future
* Their View: Editorial: Remembering Bob Michel
* Kathleen Parker: Meet Rick. Meet the football. Hike!
* AFSCME strike authorization vote outcome to be revealed this week
* Cheri Bustos won't run for Illinois governor
* Illinois bill would rein in pro athletes' worker comp claims
* Their View: Why aren't Illinoisans blocking traffic in front of their Capitol?
* GOP criticizes Illinois comptroller for buying used $32K SUV
* Bernard Schoenburg: Dems eye Rodney Davis, who expects the challenge
* Effort to privatize economic development questioned


* Who's in the news? Jill Lain Weaver and Shannon Prantner
* Early blast of spring fever in metro-east could come with a price
* Early warm weather brings anxiety for growers
* Man robs U.S. Bank on Washington Avenue in Alton Tuesday morning
* School community raises $5,000 for local teacher who has cancer
* Power out after car hits pole
* Power out in west Normal after car hits pole
* Podcast: Retired Federal Judge David Bernthal 02/21/17
* UI service workers ratify new contract
* News agencies seek details on tool feds used to unlock iPhone


* Silver Cross receives Gold Medal accreditations for radiology
* Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $350 million discount
* Wal-Mart earnings fall, but online sales surge
* Austria approves US extradition for Ukrainian oligarch
* Out-of-service commuter train accident near Philly; 4 hurt

* Group upset with Trump wants Town Hall mee...
* Hultgren updates work on heroin, opioid ab...
* US Rep. Randy Hultgren talks veterans' iss...
* McHenry County Progressives meeting featur...
* US Rep. Randy Hultgren reflects on busines...
* GOP congressman appears to distance himsel...
* US Representative Randy Hultgren visits ne...
* Hultgren guides STEM scholars through pres...
* Hultgren criticizes immigration ban, Roska...
* US Congressman tours new Aurora Specialty ...

* Durbin broadens factors in considering Tru......
* Durbin breaks silence on Trump's travel ba......

* GW: Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth to speak......
* GW: Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth to speak......
* GW: Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth to speak......
* GW: Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth to speak......
* GW: Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth to speak......

* Keeping retirement weird. Betsy DeVos and racial education gaslighting.
* Tony at the Red Line Tap.
* Today’s Hitting Left playlist.
* Gentrifying Chicago. CPS now targets Hispanic schools.
* Reforming civil discovery – Part 1 – the problem of human nature
* Trayvon Martin’s parents on their book Rest in Power, Brown Girls premiere, and more things to do in Chicago this week
* Hundreds gather for ‘Not My President’ rally outside Trump Tower, and other Chicago news
* My Chocolate Soul Finds Its Home On Broadway
* Construction Updates On Maryville (Now "811 Uptown") Online
* SportsMonday: Now It's Northwestern's Turn


* Governor Takes Bill Action
* 2017 Budget Address
* Rauner, Lawmakers Move to Protect Taxpayers from Inmate Legal Bills
* Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs Announcednew pilot program titled Tiny Boots
* Governor Rauner Attends Illinois National Guard Deployment Ceremony

  
* Travel app Hopper will now break down airlines’ confusing fees
* HTC U Ultra in India for Rs. 59,990, U Play for Rs. 39,990
* Latest round of iPhone 8 speculation details ‘3D-sensing’ front camera, RAM and ROM options
* Hands-on photos show off Moto G5 with new design and fingerprint gestures
* Sprint Galaxy S7 generation snags Android Nougat
* Huawei makes Honor V9 official in China with everything from 6GB RAM to 3D modeling dual camera
* Apple Patents Avatar Creation App That Can Place Digital Versions of You in Messages and FaceTime

* This is not a typo: Soto throws to Soto during BP
* Garcia driven to reclaim outfield spot
* Garcia driven to reclaim outfield spot
* Bourjos enticed to White Sox by weather, opportunity
* Bourjos enticed to White Sox by opportunity, locale
* Renteria expects bright future for White Sox
* Top pick Burdi White Sox closer of future?


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

Archives
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
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




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