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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Glass: Chinese marijuana - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

The bad guys always get a vote. - Navy saying

Politics makes strange postmasters. - Kin Hubbard

In Congress, it's all pork, all the time. - Jim Cooper

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

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

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

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

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

The Golden Rule has no place in a political campaign. - John J Ingalls

Bulldozing: Going to sleep during a political speech. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

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

Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Government cannot and must not replace private initiative. - Kim Campbell

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

Commitments the voters don’t know about can't hurt you. - Ogden Nash

University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small. - Henry Kissinger

Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for. - Will Rogers

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

To lodge all power in one party and keep it there is to insure bad government. - Mark Twain

The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office. - Will Rogers

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

I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it's the government. - Woody Allen

In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination. - Irving Layton

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

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

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. - Plato

Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless. - Milton Friedman

Politics is the only business where doing nothing other than making the other guy look bad is an acceptable outcome. - Mark Warner

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

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy. - Groucho Marx

The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men. - Plato

Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book. - Ronald Reagan

It was revealed in a government survey published today that the Prime Minister is doing the work of two men, Laurel and Hardy. - Ronnie Corbett

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

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

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

Being in politics is like being a football coach; you have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important. - Eugene McCarthy

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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