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 Am Ringer, "the Mark Twain of American Socialism."
I offered my opponents a deal: "if they stop telling lies about me, 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. ~Texas Guinan. 19th century American businessman
I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. ~Charles de Gaulle, French general & politician
Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks. ~Doug Larson (English middle-distance runner who won gold medals at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris, 1902-1981 )
We hang petty thieves and appoint the bigger thieves to public office. ~Aesop, Greek slave & fable author
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber. ~Plato, ancient Greek Philosopher
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river. ~Nikita Khrushchev, Russian Soviet politician
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become PM; I'm beginning to believe it. ~Quoted in 'Clarence Darrow for the Defense' by Irving Stone.
Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel. ~John Quinton, American actor/writer
What happens if a politician drowns in a river? That is pollution. What happens if all of them drown? That is a solution ...!!!
September 26 at 13:01 EST .
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John C Thanks. Took an hour of research and editing and I really could have included more.
1 Watergate: Fired for being a ‘liar’ As a Judiciary Committee staffer in 1974, Hillary Clinton helped investigate Watergate. She was fired as an “unethical, dishonest lawyer.” 2 Bill’s sex scandal: Hillary formed the Bimbo eruption group. Kathleen Willey, Monica Lewinsky, Paula Jones, Jaunetta Broodrick, etc 3 Bill: impeach for lying under oath 4 Hillary Health: At least 26 times during an FBI interview last month, she claims she couldn’t recall after her December 2012 fall that left her with a concussion, an admission that will surely stoke concerns about Clinton’s health and physical fitness to serve in the job of president. 5 Clintons turn IRS into ‘gestapo’. 900 records delivered to WH 6 Covering Bill’s dirty deeds Hillary reportedly aided her husband by publicly defending him, Right Wing Conspiracy 7 Looting the White House After Clinton’s second term came to a close, the couple reportedly attempted to take roughly $190,000 worth of furniture and other items. 8 Filegate: FBI files on GOP enemies The Clintons reportedly gained confidential tax records on many of their political rivals, 9 Hillary’s ‘Muslim Brotherhood connection via Huma Weiner 10 Vince Foster’s 1993 death She emptied Foster’s office before the room was sealed. 11 Emailgate: Hillary Clinton’s admitted use of a personal email server to share official correspondences during her stint as secretary of state. 12 Chinagate: Sale of high-tech secrets 13 Travelgate: Clintons reportedly laid off the White House travel office staff so that they could fill the department with family members and friends. 14 Whitewater: Jail for friends, but not Clintons investigation into a real estate deal that later encompassed accusations of improper campaign donations 15 ‘Landing under sniper fire’ in Bosnia. didn’t happen 16 Hillary’s ‘missing’ law firm billing records More than 100 pages of pertinent information went missing in 1994 federal investigation Turned up in her reading room. 17 Pardongate: Hillary received contributions: from those Bill pardoned 18 Hillary’s cash cows and 9,987 percent profit Between 1978 and 1979, a $1,000 investment turned into a $100,000 profit. 19 Clinton body count: In addition to those who met untimely deaths many others on their wrong side also ended up behind bars. see Paul below. 20 Hillary’s radical pal, Saul Alinsky: Wellesley Paper done by Hillary on Alilnsky She later worked for Alinsky’s group, the Industrial Areas Foundation, for decades after the radical activist’s death, and worked for Black Panthers 21 Hillary laughs about defending child rapist 22 Hillary cashes in: Iranian fundraising the Clinton Foundation reportedly received numerous financial contributions from a group accused of being agents of Iranian government. 23 Clinton Foundation: accusations of tax fraud and a secretive deal believed to have facilitated the release of nuclear material to Russia. 24 Benghazi: 4 American lives lost A scandal that continues to incite passions involves inaction before, during, and after a 2012 attack that killed four Americans in Libya, then lying as to its cause to families and media. 25 Peter Franklin Paul: Hillary friend goes to prison, Paul was an entertainment executive he contended was retaliation for calling attention to fraud within Clinton’s fundraising methods. ETC……
September 2 at 20:51 EST .
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Surfhut Good work! Of course, you are preaching to the choir. Our job as choir members is to educate those who will blindly vote for HRC either because she has a D after her name or is a woman and/or get their political news only from MSM.
September 3 at 12:59 EST .
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MeiDei #16 above; "coincidentally" her maid found the billing records days, or weeks, after the statute of limitations ran out - as The Church Lady would say "How convenient".
FlatCityGirl I equate Bernie Supporters with Ron Paul Supporters.
When I see the way the Bernie Crowd has performed at the Dem Show this week, it gives me a ray of hope: maybe the Bernie Unrealistic Rabid Malcontents will stay home, not come out for Hillary, like the Ron Paul crowd stayed home last go-round rather than vote for Mitt.
Maybe the Bernie Crowd will burn the convention hall down before they decamp.
At the rate the Anarchists are burning Old Glory outside the hall, it's just a matter of time before it starts inside.
In fact, I heard that the reason there were no American flags the first night was that the Fire Marshall had banned them as a possible fire hazard.
July 28 at 12:43 EST .
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FlatCityGirl By the time this holiday rolls around, we’ll either have a Criminal Communist ready to move into the White House and bring her Horndog husband as well as the likes of Sid Blumenthal and the rest of the criminal ilk with her, or we’ll have –at the risk of offending the Trump supporters, a loud-mouthed bully with no impulse control [I’m being nice].
The old saw about the devil you know as opposed to the devil you don’t know is operational in reverse in this instance.
We’re way too familiar with Hillary. Twenty-five years of familiarity with Hillary and Bimbo Eruptions and Blue Dresses, and Cattle Futures and Whitewater, and Rose Law Firm and Billing Records, and FBI Files and Bill’s Definition of Is.
With Trump, I’m not optimistic, but he’s the only choice we have. We’re on a sure slide to destruction and the best we can hope for is that Trump can slow things down. I don’t hold out much hope.
July 23 at 11:19 EST .
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MeiDei I'm counting on Trump surprising us, don't think he'll cure all ills - but will certainly shed light on them.
July 28 at 09:18 EST .
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FlatCityGirl We have to get him elected first, and that's a hill to climb. He's his own worst enemy in many instances, and strangely enough, it seems to work for him in many instances; pray God that continues.
But he's fighting a media that is his and America's sworn enemy, and he's fighting Voter Fraud, which the Democrats have turned into an art.
Pray God Hillary keeps having these TIA's or mini-strokes in public, and pray God her supporters keep burning Old Glory at her rallies.
July 28 at 11:20 EST .
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Iraengneer The other thing we know is that he will at least try very very hard to reverse things like Illegal Aliens, corrupt trade deals, and others. We've watched in anger and amazement as the Republicrats have been complicit, by silence if not outright collusion, in enabling the onslaught of the sexual perverts, in wasting money on biofuels for navy ships, in expanding the already onerous intrusions of Every Single Federal agency (most of which should never have been created and should be expeditiously abolished ), and much else. Not one single member of the GOP-e Republicrats would have done so with the single possible exception of Cruz. We know durn well Jeb! wouldn't have done so, the Bushies helped create some of this! Trump will at least attempt to DEPORT Illegal Aliens, something the law REQUIRES, but none of the Bushes nor Obumble nor Clinton could bestir themselves to do. Earning my personal curses as well as the curses of many others. Is Trump perfect? By no means. Neither am I. There's only been on Perfect Man, and I am certainly not Him. Trump has at least a love for America, something not seen in the Democrap Party for the last 100 years or so.