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Offline pawallinsr

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Essential Political Truths:
« on: October 31, 2012, 09:38:14 AM »
Essential Political Truths: :-D

-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

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

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

-Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it m ight be better to change the locks. ~ Doug Larson

-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

-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

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

-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 g etting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. ~ Oscar Ameringer

-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


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Re: Essential Political Truths:
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Re: Essential Political Truths:
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2012, 08:13:02 PM »
"If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed.  If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed."--Mark Twain

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Re: Essential Political Truths:
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2012, 08:25:48 PM »
"Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me . . . Anything can happen, child. Anything can be"

*Shel Silverstein*