November 18th – Politics

My challenge for November is to find ‘words of wisdom’ that I find particularly insightful on a variety of subjects. Some subjects are obviously more challenging than others. That being said, these are the words from the wise and the erudite that I have chosen to share on the subject of politics.

*** Erudite – “having or showing great knowledge or learning” (new word for the day)

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

– Nikita Khrusshchev

“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.”

– Groucho Marx

“Instead of giving politicians the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.”

– Doug Larson

“One of the penalties of refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.”

– Plato

“I don’t think we should go to the moon. I think maybe we should send some politicians up there.”

– Ron Paul

“We believe that to err is human. To blame it on someone else is politics.”

– Hubert H. Humphrey

“Voting is like choosing your favourite mosquito out of a swarm.”

– Unknown (but it was probably a Canadian)

“The problem with political jokes is that they get elected.

– Henry Cate VII

That’s it for today folks! There is plenty to say about politics these days so there was no shortage of material to choose from – unfortunately a lot of it just isn’t fit to print in a family friendly blog. πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ

Family news update – Logan and Mom have scored a couple of more days in hospital due to a couple of minor complications, so Dom will be coming for some Grandma and Grandpa D. time tonight. Fortunately our new stove arrived yesterday so Dom and I will be making pizza for supper. πŸ•

Take care and have a great day! πŸ’ž

18 thoughts on “November 18th – Politics

  1. It is fine. (I was teasing you about the recovery thing). Mom was ninety-five, her quality of life was rapidly declining, and since it was twenty years since my Dad had passed away (and they were inseparable), we all felt it was really nice that they were finally together. Plus, it was long before Covid so Mom was surrounded by family in her last days.

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  2. I tend to avoid government, religion, and politics. πŸ˜‰ Yes glad to have our new stove. It is an upgrade from the last one but I will miss a few features that they took away. We just use Pillsbury pizza crust. Most frozen or restaurant pizzas have too much sauce for Dan’s heartburn – and the grands always enjoy putting on the toppings.

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