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.

Politics makes strange red-fellows. - Will Rogers

A penny saved is a Congressional oversight. - Hal Luyah

All government, of course, is against liberty. - H L Mencken

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

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

Love is an exploding cigar that you willingly smoke. - Lynda Barry

The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. - R Buckminster Fuller

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

There can be no wise politics without thought beforehand. - Annie Besant

Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party. - Herbert Hoover

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

A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke. - Groucho Marx

The Wright Brothers flew through the smoke screen of impossibility. - Dorothea Brande

The most important political office is that of the private citizen. - Louis D. Brandeis

Mexican marijuana, which he called the schoolboy's consolation. - James Purdy

I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat. - Will Rogers

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

I smoke ten to fifteen cigars a day. At my age I have to hold on to something. - George Burns

A filmmaker we almost lost to politics... my friend and colleague, Warren Beatty. - Jack Nicholson

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated. - Will Rogers

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business. - Tom Robbins

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it. - Mark Twain

There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you. - Will Rogers

Smoking kills. And if you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life. - Brooke Shields

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

The man who can make others laugh secures more votes for a measure than the man who forces them to think. - Malcolm de Chazal

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

When government accepts responsibility for people, then people no longer take responsibility for themselves. - George Pataki

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

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

I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is a flower. God put it here. - Willie Nelson

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

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

When it comes to politics, I sit down on a sofa and grab some popcorn - or sometimes I crouch down in order not to get shot. - Sergey Galitsky

The nine most terrifying words in the English language are,
"I'm from the government and I'm here to help." - Ronald Reagan

A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election. - Bill Vaughan

I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn't lose any voters, okay? It's, like, incredible. - Donald Trump

When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my country. I make up for lost time when I am at home. - Winston Churchill

If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep. - Will Rogers

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

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