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Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 - Posted by Rich Miller

* Yesterday was House Republican Leader Jim Durkin’s birthday. There he is on the left…

* The Question: Caption?

       

34 Comments
  1. - Tony Kendall - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:19 pm:

    “I was told there would be cake.”


  2. - Six Degrees of Separation - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:19 pm:

    “I’ve got that mic levitation thing down. Still working on making the pension debt disappear.”


  3. - Birthday wishes - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:23 pm:

    Instead of publicly supporting Speaker Madigan by saying that he is confident that the Speaker has not engaged in any illegal conduct, JB announces that that is his birthday gift to Leader Durkin.


  4. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:23 pm:

    Huh… a governor not blaming Madigan…


  5. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:25 pm:

    “I told Jim he could use vacation, personal, or equivalent earned time”


  6. - Annonin' - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:25 pm:

    If I stand real still no one will see I left me lower bridge out this morning


  7. - 47th Ward - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:25 pm:

    The Governor is wearing a microphone.


  8. - 360 Degree TurnAround - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:30 pm:

    “So, I told the Gillette people…next commercial you do should be about real mean wear lapel pins. Right Jim…oh sorry”.


  9. - pool boy - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:35 pm:

    I’m here to wish Jim a happy birthday. Which one of you guys is named Jim?


  10. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:36 pm:

    Huh… i like their rich guy better…


  11. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:37 pm:

    There are so many Durkins… right… there are so many Durkin even my family would have a tough time feeding them.., amirite?


  12. - MG85 - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:37 pm:

    “Here’s a clear example of a billionaire Republicans DON’T support.”


  13. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:40 pm:

    Brady, Cullerton, Madigan… Jimmy Durkin here… if I spend anymore time with these guys I may have to change my name to O’Pritzker


  14. - Norseman - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:41 pm:

    For his birthday, the leader asked for the gift of relevancy. I told him he has better odds at getting one of my old toilets.


  15. - Stones - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:43 pm:

    Glad I got the dark suit memo.


  16. - No Longer A Lurker - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:46 pm:

    “Today on his birthday Jim Durkin is here to say that the Republican party is financially broke and no longer relevant in the state of Illinois”


  17. - Tim - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:53 pm:

    Jim Durkin: trying to stay as far to the right of Pritzker as possible.


  18. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 3:59 pm:

    Wonder how tall he would be without the hair? 5′3″? 5′2″?


  19. - Tuxedo - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 4:00 pm:

    I think its gonna be better
    The second time around, second time around
    I think its gonna be better
    We can work it out
    We can work it out…


  20. - Dance Band on the Titanic - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 4:02 pm:

    “My birthday gift to you is a promise to sign any one bill of your choice, no questions asked. All you gotta do is get it on my desk.”


  21. - Henry Francis - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 4:18 pm:

    How about a Fresca?


  22. - Earnest - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 4:23 pm:

    For the first birthday in four years, I don’t actually feel any older.


  23. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 4:55 pm:

    “Thanks to Jim’s leadership, tomorrow I am adding Illinois Republicans to the list of recognized and protected Endangered Species.”


  24. - Cubs in '16 - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 5:08 pm:

    “Him? Durkie’s upset that I jumped out of his birthday cake wearing a Speedo.”


  25. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 5:12 pm:

    I like the Republican leaders, I like Jim Durkin. I’m thinking anyone after Rauner is someone Durkin would like, so I’ll take it.


  26. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 5:15 pm:

    I didn’t know where they were having this GOP party so i went to the smallest ballroom in all of Springfield… and here you are… room half full too…


  27. - Amalia - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 5:20 pm:

    Hmm, well, at least Pritzker doesn’t list Cubs on his Twitter profile.


  28. - dnstcold - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 7:19 pm:

    I figure JB for a 4x jumpsuit maybe a 3.at least I think the FEDS still use jumpsuits. Will have to ask.


  29. - Almost the weekend - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 7:52 pm:

    Me and Madigan have the same bday wish. We wish David Olsen was still a State Rep.


  30. - Billinois - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 9:51 pm:

    “I think we should switch ties.”


  31. - Union Thug Gramma - Tuesday, Jan 29, 19 @ 10:42 pm:

    I really need to use the bathroom…we used to hide in there under Rauner.


  32. - Stuntman Bob's Brother - Wednesday, Jan 30, 19 @ 3:16 am:

    “If I could read your mind love
    What a tale your thoughts could tell
    Just like a paperback novel
    The kind the drugstore sells”


  33. - Stuntman Bob's Brother - Wednesday, Jan 30, 19 @ 3:18 am:

    Pritzker: “OK, so nobody here is wearing a wire, right?”


  34. - Yep - Wednesday, Jan 30, 19 @ 8:34 am:

    Durkin distancing himself and Brady is up against the wall


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