Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Generally Speaking

Apolitical aphorisms:

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

*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.

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

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

*Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel,
they 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~

*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.
*~ Tex Guinan~

*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~

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

If you want a real friend - that you can trust in Washington - go buy a
*~Harry Truman~

1 comment:

Lady Di Tn said...

We should post these on Facebook. Just one a day. I like the one about a season on senators. LOL should be all government high authority oh heck we have some local ones it would be fun to see if they could outrun salt pellets. Peace