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

Politics makes strange red-fellows. - Will Rogers

There is no gambling like politics. - Benjamin Disraeli

Politics makes strange postmasters. - Kin Hubbard

Erection: When Japanese go to vote. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

A penny saved is a Congressional oversight. - Hal Luyah

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

Politics is the art of controlling your environment. - Hunter S. Thompson

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

Government is an endless pursuit of new ways to tax. - Unknown

I'm suffering a little bit from smoke exhilaration. - Archie Bunker

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

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

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

I have made it a rule never to smoke more than one cigar at a time. - Mark Twain

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

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

Politics is the chloroform of the Irish people, or, rather the hashish. - Oliver St. John Gogarty

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

The police force cannot be completely independent of the executive government. - P Chidambaram

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

It has been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain when awake. - Mark Twain

A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. - George Bernard Shaw

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

In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman. - Margaret Thatcher

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

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

When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power. - Maggie Gallagher

I don't look for much to come out of government ownership as long as we have Democrats and Republicans. - Kin Hubbard

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

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

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

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

I am quite sure now that often in matters concerning religion and politics, a man's reasoning powers are not above the monkeys. - Mark Twain

Papers say: 'Congress is deadlocked and can't act.' I think that is the greatest blessing that could befall this country. - Will Rogers

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

When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential and Congressional campaigns, the U.S. government is virtually up for sale. - John W. Gardner

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

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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