I’ll Be Back

Like father, like son



Trudeau Will Be Back

Justin Trudeau will be sworn in Wednesday, November 4, 2015
as Canada’s Prime Minister - the position long held by his late
father, Pierre Trudeau. Canada begins a new era of Liberal
leadership after Conservative Stephen Harper’s
near-decade in power.

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Scotland is the Canada of England. - Rainn Wilson

A week is a long time in politics. - Harold Wilson

Canada first, Canada last, Canada always. - Wilfrid Laurier

Every country has the government it deserves. - Joseph de Maistre

From politics, it was an easy step to silence. - Jane Austen

I don't even know what street Canada is on. - Al Capone

I love a dog. He does nothing for political reasons. - Will Rogers

Most bad government results from too much government. - Thomas Jefferson

The problem with political jokes is they get elected. - Henry Cate, VII

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory. - John Kenneth Galbraith

Canada has always been there to help people who need it. - Justin Trudeau

Canada is a great country, one of the hopes of the world. - Jack Layton

Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets. - Ronald Reagan

You can't get rich in politics unless you're a crook. - Harry S Truman

Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. - H L Mencken

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. - Charles de Gaulle

It's a terrible shame that politics has become show business. - Sydney Pollack

I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts. - Will Rogers

Canada is the only country founded on the relentless pursuit of the rodent. - Preston Manning

Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

Diplomacy is the art of saying, "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock. - Will Rogers

We don't come to Canada for our health. We can think of other ways of enjoying ourselves. - Prince Philip

I must study politics and war that my sons may have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. - John Adams

When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power. - Maggie Gallagher

Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you. - Pericles (430 B.C.)

At present, our country needs women's idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else. - Shirley Chisholm

Canada's political parties spend a few years in opposition and then govern as if it's permanent payback time. - Bob Rae

I was born in Canada for a reason. It was because my parents wanted me to have the freedoms that this country offers. - Patrick Chan

One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are. - Cal Thomas

What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those? - Gilbert Highet

If the government was as afraid of disturbing the consumer as it is of disturbing business, this would be some democracy. - Kin Hubbard

Very few of these panic-mongers have any personal knowledge of the countries that are already under blackshirt government. - Lord Rothermere

Canada is a balloon-puncturing country. You are not really allowed to be an icon unless you also make an idiot of yourself. - Margaret Atwood

In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other. - Voltaire

Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. - Ronald Reagan

Canada is like an old cow. The West feeds it. Ontario and Quebec milk it. And you can well imagine what it's doing in the Maritimes. - Tommy Douglas

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. - Oscar Ameringer

I once said to my father, when I was a boy, 'Dad we need a third political party.' He said to me, 'I'll settle for a second.' - Ralph Nader

Regarded simply as a politician, and compared with the other leading political figures of our time, how clean a smell he has managed to leave behind. - Mahatma Gandhi


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