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    Politics

    The problem with political jokes is they get elected.

    ~ Henry Cate, VII

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    We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.

    ~ Aesop

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    If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these acceptance speeches there wouldn't be any inducement to go to heaven.

    ~ Will Rogers

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    Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.

    ~ Plato

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

    ~ Nikita Khrushchev

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    When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President;

    I'm beginning to believe it

    ~ Clarence Darrow

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    Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you.

    ~ Author Unknown

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    If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.

    ~ Jay Leno

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    Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel.

    ~ John Quinton

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    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

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    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
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    A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.

    ~ Texas Guinan

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    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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    Politics is supposed to be the second-oldest profession . I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.

    ~ Ronald Reagan

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    Politics: [Poly "many" + tics "blood-sucking parasites"]

    ~ Larry Hardiman

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    Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.

    ~ Doug Larson

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    anyone heard of barry gumm and his work

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    The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government.(Publius Tacitus)

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    The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government.(Publius Tacitus)

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    Politics have no relation to morals. (Niccolo Machiavelli)

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    Politics is a very dark and dirty business, it always did, does and will have to do with all kinds of speculation and going through other people's dirty laundry, but without it unfortunately nothing will work...(

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    I hate it in times of political instability when comments by politicians can cause big price spikes. During the Greek debt crisis this situation happened all the time. Very annoying

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