Friday, January 29, 2016

Take Our Politicians --- Please!

Some great quotes from a commenter on an online news article about the Republican debate last night:

*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~ 

*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, 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 dog!” - Harry Truman

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