Thursday, August 7, 2014

The Official Announcement

Tap . . . tap . . . tap . . . is this mic on?  Ahem . . . today me and my brother want to confirm that we have been nominated  to run as the next mayors of Blogville.

And we are holding this press conference to confirm that we have accepted . . .

We have been hard at work and in nonstop meetings, signing contracts and dealing with the legalities of putting together our campaign team.  We wanted to hit the ground running!  We are pleased to announce that we have contracted with the prestigious and well respected firm of B, H & G Management to act as our campaign managers.

We met over the past few days and signed contracts making everything all official!

We will be touring all of Blogville so that we can connect with its citizens and hear your needs!  Our campaign management team has put together an extensive schedule of places we will speak and LISTEN to YOU!

We have procured a traveling office to assist us in keeping our paws on the pulse of Blogille!  We hired RV Travel & More, with driver Angus McConnell Long, who is loyal and dedicated to our mission.  He will drive us from one end of Blogville to the other, and back again.  Their motto is:  Where Safety Comes First so we KNOW we will be safe with Gus at the wheel!

If you elect us as your mayors, we promise to work day and night to serve the wonderful citizens of Blogville.  And furthermore, we think our slogan  is clear in who we represent.  

Our names are Murphy & Stanley and we approved this message.

Murphy & Stanley
For Blogville Mayors 2014
Mayorz For All Paws


  1. OH BOY HOWDY.... and here we were thinkin that you were gonna start a NEW BAND...
    WOW DOODS.... you are runnin fur Mayorz of Blogville... can you pawmise a Squirrel in Every POT? You surely do have FANGtastic Camp Pain Managers and OMD Angus Mac is gonna DRIVE that BIG BUS??? Does it have GPS (Gotta Pee.. Stop) ?
    PeeS.... Will you be making those annoying Phone Calls that cause our mom and dad to say HBO words?

  2. ***Whistling, stomping paws, looking for buttons to wear!!*** That is SUPER exciting news! When is the election and where can we get information on the open offices?? It's no wonder that y'all have been behind closed doors and in a mighty fancy office I have to say!!

  3. Murphy and Stanley,
    I am thrilled to hear that you are standing for mayor. I presume that your campaign will have an international dimension, recognising that Blogville spans the globe. I hope in particular that you will be promising to address the concerns of us living in the northern part of a cool damp island in NW Europe. Believe me, we have political concerns enough of our own here in Scotland at the moment, what with the independence referendum coming up next month, and so, feeling a little adrift about my future nationality, I fervently hope that Blogville will maintain its fine track record of choosing wise and talented leaders!
    Toodle pip!

  4. Yay! We're so excited. We're doing the happy dance. We saw the official announcement over at Mayoress Madi's today. (We sort of thought that's what your meetings were about and we DIDN'T tell ANYONE.) Congratulations. We think we have some fantastic candidates.

    BUTT, do you really think Angus is a reliable driver. That boy tends to get into mischief. Just sayin'.

  5. WOOOHOO!!! You two will makes pawsomes Mayors! Can'ts wait.
    Enid xx

  6. OMD that is what it has been all about. Wow we are so looking forward to the election gear up. Doods you are serious contenders. Have a tremendous Thursday.
    Best wishes Molly

  7. Awesome job guys - we will be watching and reading is going to be a great election

  8. Crikey ..... Thank goodness that's over ..... the suspense was killin' me. You're running for Mayors!! Great team you got with you. Am I old enough to vote??????? I've NEVER been to an election.

  9. Bravo Bravo Murphy and Stanley!!! You have surrounded yourself with great staffers B, H, G management and Gus the Bus Driver WooHoo!! What will be your first destination in the house on wheels? Do you have a cook for when you are on the road? Congrats on your candidacy and the best wishes!!!
    Hugs madi your bfff

  10. Congrats on the run. We are really looking forward to the campaign.

  11. Hari Om
    OMD and myself was well off-scent with that one!!! But I can think of none better; M&S all the way!!!

    May I offer myself as your Swiss Knife (a neutral item which stays in the pocket till needed and has all sorts of surprising tools when opened out)??? No camper should be without one... errrr ohh,,, camPAIGNer...... Hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

  12. Has Angus talked to your momma about that um...rock situation thing?? Also, our Momma says he has to call her everynight befores he goes to sleep to let her knows he is okay.....also Mr. Kevin will be returning sometime around the middle of next month so Angus had better haf that RV back before saying.....Stella Rose P.S. Good Luck Boys

  13. Apaws!Apaws! Bravo! Mayorz for all paws! ... is it allowed to take a ride in this fabulous bus with Angus?

  14. Oh boy this is going to be a tough race!!
    Lily & Edward

  15. You two Doodles get our votes for Mayor!!! Absolutely love your photos and the one on Madi's Blog!
    Dapper Doodles with the Bow Ties!! LOL Good luck guys!
    Kathy and Molly

  16. Congrats Doods! Great press conference. We are so honored to be working with you on your campaign. Since our meeting we have been on the phones non stop getting your appearance schedule all arranged. Let's have FUN out there!

    B H & G

  17. Congrats Doodz! This is going to be a fun campaign.

  18. Congrats you guys!!! How exciting, you guys will do great!!! :)

  19. Wow, that's a big role. We thinks you'll do great in it. You're already busy busy busy!

  20. Wow, two mayors for the vote. And Angus will drive your bus? His family must be so proud. He really is a worker, that boy. Good luck.

  21. Woof-hoo! This is fantastic news, boys! I will surely be voting for yous. You have selected some mighty fine paws from Blogville to help you with your campaigning. Be safe while on the road!

  22. OH WOWZERZ!!! This wuz NOT the announcement we x-pected BUTT it IZ a T-RIFICAL one! WOW - 2 mayorz at one time - great idea - may-b more placez shood try that.

    Az Secretariez fur Social Netwerkin'fur the furst 2 mayorz, shood u 2 doodz git elected (u r a shew-in) we Beaglebratz shure due hope u will allow us tue remain in office.
    Shiloh-Lord of the Manor an'Diva Shasta

  23. OMD!!!! This is soooooo excitin'!!!!! I couldn't stand the suspense! I was chewin' my paw nails to the bone! I had a feelin' this was gonna happen....I just knew you guys would make FABulous Candy Dates!!! I am so honored to have one half of your team as my special ..... Cherry Bomb!!!
    OMD, this is gonna be soooooo fun!
    Ruby ♥♥

  24. Congrats on your nomination AND acceptance of the Blogville Mayoral Candidacy. That is such exciting news! I just know y'alls would make excellent mayors!

    I was expecting an announcement about the local dog park, but this is even better!

    Let the voting begin and may the best dog(s) win!!!

  25. This is so exciting! I know you'll make grreat co-mayors! Let me know if you need any help with your campaign.

    1. Casey, we can always use help! Just email us your picture (full body) and we'll get you a job!

      Your Candidates for Blogville Mayors 2014,

      Murphy & Stanley
      Mayorz For All Paws

  26. How do we vote???? Lilly will surely vote for the Two Cool Doods!

  27. OMD...we are more than a bit worried, you have B, H & G Management??? Sheesh, they are like the best management team EVER!!

    We are looking forward to a very fun election season too!!

    Smileys and Pawshakes!
    Dory - Blogville Mayoral Candidate
    Bilbo, Arty & Jakey - Election Staff

  28. This is all very exciting news. You have a big job ahead of you!!
    It should be fun.


  29. Wow, this is a job that needs two in charge. Congrat's to you both. I know your team will do a splendid job as well.
    Have a great evening and celebrate.
    Noreen & Hunter

  30. Congrats! Good luck. Politics is tough. I know because I ran for president in 2012.

  31. Oh, this is SO EXCITING! I just love politics! I wish you the VERY best!
    Yours sincerely,
    Margaret Thatcher

  32. Have fun wif da campaign! I would run for mayor, but I are too busy being Queen of da Universe.

  33. Woohoo! You boys have our votes!

    *kissey face*
    -Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus

  34. Hey Doods!
    Wow, you really were up to something ginormous! Congrats on your nomination and I can't wait to watch the fierce campaigning. BOL I'm sure that BH&G and Driver Angus will be excellent for you. Love the slogan!
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, Police Commish

  35. so exciting ... know you 2 doods wood represent the little guys ...

  36. Here I thought we would be getting news about your dog park.
    Silly me I should have known you two were up to something
    really grand and over the top exciting.

    xo Cinnamon

  37. Hey,,, my guess was right!! I thought maybe you were running for office or something!
    This is sooo cool,,and you will address so many issues,
    Angus will be a perfect drver! And f B, H & G Management is pawsome! A winning team!

  38. Looks like u got a pawsome campaign manager and everything. Dont furget to shake paws and lick puppies along the campaign trail.

  39. woo hoo! how exciting and concats! you Doods have a pawsome campaign team :D we wish you all our best and hope you'll be elected!

    Pip, Smidgen, Minnie, Hollie

  40. So that's it!!! WooHOO! Congratulations on your campaign!! Can't wait to see what happens next!!

  41. Crikey guys it's going to be very busy in blogville and good luck with the looks very slick so far :) hugs Fozziemum x

  42. SUPERCALAFRAGLISTIC! I am sure having the two of you that our Blogville will be in excellent paws.
    Sweet William The Scot

  43. Congratulations on the nomination!! We just know you will win.
    ♥♥♥Mona & Prissy


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