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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In politics nothing is contemptible. - Benjamin Disraeli

In politics the middle way is none at all. - John Adams

Smoking cures weight problems... eventually. - Steven Wright

Political correctness is tyranny with manners. - Charlton Heston

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

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

Self-government won't work without self-discipline. - Paul Harvey

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

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

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

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. - Charles de Gaulle

I believe that truth is the glue that holds government together. - Gerald R. Ford

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

Voters don't decide issues, they decide who will decide issues. - George Will

We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate. - Kin Hubbard

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

Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote. - William E. Simon

The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop. - P.J. O'Rourke

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

He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career. - George Bernard Shaw

Animals are like little children a bit. They're simple. They don't have politics driving them. - Annabelle Sabloff

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

This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer. - Will Rogers

Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else. - Frederic Bastiat

One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government. - Donald Trump

Politics: Poli, a Latin word meaning "many"; and tics, meaning "bloodsucking creatures." - Robin Williams

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

Harold MacMillan is a very intelligent man, who, as so often happens in politics, achieved supreme power too late. - Malcolm Muggeridge

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

If the government was as afraid of disturbing the consumer as it is of disturbing business, this would be some democracy. - Kin Hubbard

Very few of these panic-mongers have any personal knowledge of the countries that are already under blackshirt government. - Lord Rothermere

I'm not interested in cutting the feet off my characters or stretching them to make them fit my certain political view. - Margaret Atwood

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

We're at a point in history where everyone needs to pay attention to politics. Too much is at stake for us to be apathetic. - Kevin Costner

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

In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress. - John Adams

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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13-Aug-2020