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    Steve sent me this:

    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

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

    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~

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

    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, 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 Congressmen.~Will Rogers~

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    Those are some good ones. Made me chuckle and grimace at the same time.