Ottawa White Smoke

Change of Guard in the Parliament of Canada



When a Pope is selected there is white smoke over the Vatican.
In Ottawa today, white smoke is being seen.
To Liberals: it’s smoke from Harper’s paper shredders working overtime.
To Conservatives: it’s Trudeau legalizing marijuana in Parliament Hill.

Ottawa White Smoke in Ottawa - Trudeau legalizing marijuana

Oct 19, 2015: Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau was elected Canada’s new Prime Minister. His Liberal Party won in a landslide, claiming more than half of the seats in parliament and ending Conservative Stephen Harper’s time as Prime Minister.

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Vote early and vote often. - Al Capone

Politics makes strange red-fellows. - Will Rogers

Politics is the art of the possible. - Otto von Bismarck

In politics nothing is contemptible. - Benjamin Disraeli

Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke. - Benjamin Disraeli

Crime does not pay as well as politics. - Alfred E. Newman

Don't vote; it only encourages them. - Unknown

Smoking cures weight problems... eventually. - Steven Wright

Intelligence has nothing to do with politics. - Londo Molari

Talk is cheap... except when Congress does it. - Unknown

Practical politics consists in ignoring facts. - Henry Brooks Adams

I never vote for anyone; I always vote against. - WC Fields

Politics is just show business for ugly people. - Jay Leno

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

If men were angels, no government would be necessary. - James Madison

I make it a rule never to smoke while I'm sleeping. - Mark Twain

Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows - marriage does. - Groucho Marx

You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think. - Milton Berle

The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world. - Reinhold Niebuhr

I wish the government would put a tax on pianos for the incompetent. - Edith Sitwell

Idealism is the despot of thought, just as politics is the despot of will. - Mikhail Bakunin

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

I do have a political agenda. It's to have as few regulations as possible. - Dan Quayle

The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy. - Theodore White

Either the government will be given to us or we shall seize it by marching on Rome. - Benito Mussolini

I love Canada. I am from Canada. I will bash the Canadian government but never Canada. - Jason Priestley

Whenever a fellow tells me he's bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me. - Harry S Truman

My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight. - John F Kennedy

He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career. - George Bernard Shaw

Good thing we've still got politics in Texas - finest form of free entertainment ever invented. - Molly Ivins

The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare. - Daniel P Moynihan

A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have. - Thomas Jefferson

Ex-Presidents of the United States get state subsidies. Not so in Russia. You get no government support. - Mikhail Gorbachev

Politics: Poli, a Latin word meaning "many"; and tics, meaning "bloodsucking creatures." - Robin Williams

If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Milton Friedman

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.)

If you resolve to give up smoking, drinking and loving, you don't actually live longer; it just seems longer. - Clement Freud

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

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

Mason took in enough cannabis smoke to allow a Lipan Apache manipulating a blanket over it to transmit the complete works of Tennyson. - Richard Condon


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24-Jun-2018