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Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Now this is sheer gospel...


*The problem with political jokes is they get
elected. ~Henry Cate, VII **

** We hang the petty thieves and appoint the
great ones to public office. ~Aesop *

** If we got one-tenth of what was promised to
us in these acceptance speeches there wouldn't
be any inducement to go to heaven. ~Will Rogers *

** Those who are too smart to engage in politics
are punished by being governed by those who are
dumber. ~Plato *

** Politicians are the same all over. They
promise to build a bridge even where there is no
river. ~Nikita Khrushchev *

** When I was a boy I was told that anybody
could become President; I'm beginning to believe
it. ~Clarence Darrow *

** Why pay money to have your family tree
traced; go into politics and your opponents will
do it for you. ~Author Unknown *

** If God wanted us to vote, he would have given
us candidates. ~Jay Leno *

** Politicians are people who, when they see
light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy
some more tunnel. ~John Quinton *

** 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 *

** The Democrats are the party that says
government will make you smarter, taller,
richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn.
The Republicans are the party that says
government doesn't work and then they get
elected and prove it. ~P.J. O'Rourke *

** I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will
stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling
the truth about them. ~Adlai Stevenson, campaign
speech, 1952 *

** A politician is a fellow who will lay down
your life for his country. ~Texas Guinan *

** Any American who is prepared to run for
president should automatically, by definition,
be disqualified from ever doing so. ~Gore Vidal *

** I have come to the conclusion that politics
is too serious a matter to be left to the
politicians. ~Charles de Gaulle *

** Instead of giving a politician the keys to
the city, it might be better to change the
locks. ~Doug Larson *

** Don't vote, it only encourages them. ~Author
Unknown *

** There ought to be one day - just one - when
there is open season on senators. ~Will Rogers**
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