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

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

Voters want a fraud they can believe in. - Will Durst

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

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

A government of law is a government of lawyers. - Saying

Smoking means always having to say you're sorry. - Tom Ferguson

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

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

A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves. - Bertrand de Jouvenel

A government is the only known vessel that leaks from the top. - James Reston

Every woman dreams of her own political career and her own place in life. - Raisa M. Gorbachev

Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote. - William E. Simon

Government of the people, by the people, and for the pursuit of happiness. - Archie Bunker

I phoned my Dad to tell him I had stopped smoking. He called me a quitter. - Steven Pearl

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

The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop. - P.J. O'Rourke

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power. - Jacob Bronowski

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

Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But then I repeat myself. - Mark Twain

It's our experience that political leaders don't always mean the opposite of what they say. - Abba Eban

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

Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times. - Mark Twain

It was really strange to see all these apes standing around eating popcorn, smoking, wearing sunglasses. - Estella Warren

The irony of the matter is that the future generations do not have a vote. In effect, we hold their proxy. - Charles J Hitch

I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses. - Victor Hugo

They say women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men. - Clare Boothe Luce

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

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

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote. - Benjamin Franklin

It's especially hard if the government is not providing services, or is even conducting ethnic cleansing against you. - Paul Harvey

The most dangerous person of the world is a member of the United States Congress just home from a three-day fact-finding trip. - Johnny Isakson

Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost. - John Quincy Adams

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

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

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

Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness. - Aristotle

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

She's not a pothead. That thing on her neck is a vase. And anyway, I'm all for legalization. After all, why should surrealism be illegal? - Jarod Kintz


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