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12 FAV Ontario Election Memes

Here are a dozen of By George Journal‘s favourite memes from Ontario’s election campaign trail. Enjoy (and if you like anyone, right click to save the image – and then you can share on Facebook, Twitter, etc.)!       . Chris George, providing reliable PR counsel and effective advocacy. Need a go-to writer and experienced communicator? Call 613-983-0801 @CG&A COMMUNICATIONS.    

It’s “the epic” collection of political jokes and quotes

Here is “the epic” collection of political jokes from the campaign trail. With just two weeks left in the Ontario election, By George is re-publishing its political jokes and quotes book with many more jokes and feature sections. This 150-page e-book is bursting with funny guffaws, “shaggy-dog” stories and sideways jokes about politicians and politics. The collection has some of the absolute best classics. It also has a selection of the most humourist and provocative memes culled from Facebook and Twitter. Epic Political Jokes & Quotes will put a smile on your face, one page after another. For many, it is…

10 Proverbs for Legislators

Law is a necessary evil. Pass as few laws as possible, consistent with the demands of justice and the maintenance of order. Where custom is sufficient, there is no need for law. Do not pass laws that cannot, or will not, be enforced, for such breed contempt for both the law and the State. Penalties must be minimally sufficient to deter infractions, given adequate enforcement. Less renders the law ineffective; more inflicts unnecessary pain. There is an inverse proportion between the severity necessary to deter infractions and the certainty of punishment. Enshrine your principles in constitutions, codify your common sense…

Quotes on Politics, Democracy, etc.

What the government is good at is collecting taxes, taking away your freedoms and killing people.  It’s not good at much else. – Tom Clancy It’s important to realize that whenever you give power to politicians or bureaucrats, it will be used for what they want, not for what you want. – Harry Browne Give government the weapons to fight your enemy and it will use them against you. – Harry Browne The State is the coldest of all cold monsters, and coldly it tells lies, and this lie drones on from its mouth: ‘I, the State, am the people’.…

Quips on politics

  “I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.” – Charles de Gaulle “The word “politics” is derived from the Greek word “poly,” meaning “many,” and the word “ticks,” meaning “blood sucking parasites.” – anonymous “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 (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…

PM Trudeau’s Gaffes are Adding Up

Here are three new, troubling gaffes made by Canadian PM Justin Trudeau while on his cross country town hall tour in this past week. Also, below By George added a couple other serious misspeaks Justin Trudeau has made in talking to Canadians at his town hall events.    Brock Blaszczyk, who lost a leg to a roadside bomb in Afghanistan in 2009, takes the microphone.  Question: I was prepared to be killed in action, what I wasn’t prepared for, Mr. Prime Minister, is Canada turning its back on me. And Trudeau says… Thank you sir, thank you. Thank you for being…

Memes featuring Ontario politics

Following up on our political memes from earlier this week to celebrate the return of MPs to Parliament, the unpopularity of Ontario Kathleen Wynne has proven a delight for those politicos who enjoy swapping memes and jokes. With an election looming in June 2018, there has been a bevy of memes featuring Ontario politics. And guess who just can’t wynne…   (ed. – You can right click and save these memes to reshare them on your Facebook, Twitter or other favourite social media platform.) Chris George provides reliable PR & GR counsel and effective advocacy. Need a go-to writer and…

Humourous memes re PM Trudeau

Over the past few months there has been many humourous memes piquing the PM’s missteps and gaffes. On this the opening day of the 2018 Winter Session of Parliament, here are a half dozen of the more creative memes that caught the attention of the editors at By George.         You can right click on the image and save to reshare into your favourite social media platform… Chris George provides reliable PR & GR counsel and effective advocacy. Need a go-to writer and experienced communicator? Call 613-983-0801 @ CG&A COMMUNICATIONS.    

Political memes

With MPs back to Ottawa and Parliament opening today, By George offers up a few political memes for sharing on your social media platforms. (Right click to save and then share on Facebook, Twitter and elsewhere.)  Enjoy…   Chris George provides reliable PR & GR counsel and effective advocacy. Need a go-to writer and experienced communicator? Call 613-983-0801 @ CG&A COMMUNICATIONS.  

More quips on politics & government

In response to our friend Dick Inwood, here is a much longer list of humourous quips dredged up from a past By George Journal post dating back to February 2010. Public office is the last refuge of the incompetent. – Boies Penrose We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. – Winston Churchill A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have. – Thomas Jefferson A government which robs…