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Federal Government Thu Jan 15 2009

Roland Burris (D-Blagojevich)

MarathonPundit nicely captures in a phrase the whiff that will follow Senator Burris around Washington. I used to (cruelly) refer to Congressman Hastert as "Denny Hastert (R-Brisket)." Now we have "Roland Burris (D-Blagojevich)."

 
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just sayin' / January 16, 2009 12:07 PM

Why don't you at least credit John Kass on your rip off?

Ramsin CanonAuthor Profile Page / January 16, 2009 12:11 PM

My rip-off? This is crediting a post at the link. That was the whole point--that I thought the (D-Blagojevich) was a clever phrase by somebody else.

Unless you're talking about the brisket thing, because I'm pretty sure John Kass never referred to Denny Hastert as being the Republican from Brisket.

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Parents Still Steaming, but About More Than Just Boilers

By Phil Huckelberry / 2 Comments

It's now been 11 days since the carbon monoxide leak which sent over 80 Prussing Elementary School students and staff to the hospital. While officials from Chicago Public Schools have partially answered some questions, and CPS CEO Forrest Claypool has informed that he will be visiting the school to field more questions on Nov. 16, many parents remain irate at the CPS response to date. More...

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Substance, Not Style, the Source of Rahm's Woes

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It's not surprising that some of Mayor Emanuel's sympathizers and supporters are confusing people's substantive disputes with the mayor as the effect of poor marketing on his part. It's exactly this insular worldview that has gotten the mayor in hot... More...

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