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Monday, August 31, 2015

Political Aphorisms

Our Sunny from Aimless Ramblings shared these with me…I just had to pass them along.  Don’t care what nationality you are, politicians are politicians. Winking smile


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
~Aesop~


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~


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~


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~


I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them.
~Adlai Stevenson, 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 Congressmen.
~Will Rogers~

12 comments:

  1. I'm glad you could use these. I still think they are funny.

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    1. Thanks for sharing them Sunny...they are funny...sad but funny.

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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  2. Funny, but a few in a sad way...
    hugs abby

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    1. I agree Abby. ;)

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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  3. They are funny but actually that in itself is a bit sad !
    love Jan,xx

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    1. Good point Jan. ;)

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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  4. These are funny. Thanks Sunny and Cat :)

    Hugs
    Roz

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    1. You're very welcome Roz...happy you enjoyed them. ;)

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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  5. Hi Cat, these are funny, too bad that some are too close to the truth. :) Thank you for the giggle, Cat.

    hugs

    Nina

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    1. You're very welcome Nina and I agree...some are a bit to close for comfort aren't they.

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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  6. omg, these are great. These are probably most of the reasons I didn't get too much into politics, I never wanted to be around those that were described here (which is the majority it seems). Thanks for sharing

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    1. You're welcome Blondie and I agree...way too many politicians fit these.

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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