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 makes strange postmasters. - Kin Hubbard

In politics nothing is contemptible. - Benjamin Disraeli

The gun is not out of Irish politics. - Ian Paisley

Everybody knows politics is a contact sport. - Barrack Obama

Intelligence has nothing to do with politics. - Londo Molari

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

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

She caught a touch of laryngosis from the smoke. - Archie Bunker

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

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

When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself. - Bob Marley

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

The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia. - Otto von Bismarck

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

Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance. - Robert Frost

We have the best government in the world... that money can buy. - Mark Twain

There is no distinctly American criminal class - except Congress. - Mark Twain

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

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

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

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least. - Robert Byrne

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

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

Of all the tasks of government, the most basic is to protect its citizens from violence. - John Foster Dulles

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. - P.J. O'Rourke

What right does Congress have to go around making laws just because they deem it necessary? - Marion Barry

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

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

Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds. - Thurgood Marshall

Taxpayer - someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination. - Ronald Reagan

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

One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President. - Lyndon B. Johnson

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

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

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

Our ancestors believed in magic, prayers, trickery, browbeating and bullying. I think it would be fair to sum that up as 'Irish politics'. - Flann O'Brien


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09-Apr-2020