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 is an inexact science. - Otto von Bismarck

Crime does not pay as well as politics. - Alfred E. Newman

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

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

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

A government of law is a government of lawyers. - Saying

Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business. - Winston Churchill

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

If you smoke after sex you're doing it too fast. - Woody Allen

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

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

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

Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Smoke detectors are basically just you-suck-at-cooking detectors. - Julius Sharpe

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

I wish the government would put a tax on pianos for the incompetent. - Edith Sitwell

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

I smoke 10 to 15 cigars a day. At my age I have to hold on to something. - George Burns

Politics is a profession where the paths of glory lead but to the gravy. - Billy Boy Franklin

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

Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing. - Bernard Baruch

Government can't give us anything without depriving us of something else. - Henry Hazlitt

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

The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter. - Winston Churchill

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

Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times. - Mark Twain

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

The largest party in America is neither the Democrats nor the Republicans. It's the party of non-voters. - Robert Reich

Idealism is like a castle in the air if it is not based on a solid foundation of social and political realism. - Claude McKay

The only security men can have for their political liberty, consists in keeping their money in their own pockets. - Lysander Spooner

I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is a flower. God put it here. - Willie Nelson

The business of government is to keep the government out of business - that is, unless business needs government aid. - Will Rogers

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote. - Benjamin Franklin

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage. - Ambrose Bierce

Every country must be absolutely free to adopt the type of economic, political and social system that it considers convenient. - Fidel Castro

A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life. - John Stuart Mill

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

If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep. - Will Rogers

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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