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    1. Why are they called RIGHT-wingers when they're almost always WRONG? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. Why aren't conservatives interested in conservation? (Contributed by Don F.)
    3. Why does anything really informative get called liberal propaganda? (Contributed by Don F.)
    4. Why is it that what's good politics is bad economics; what's bad politics is good economics; what's good economics is bad politics; and what's bad economics is good politics? (Contributed by Don Woods)
    5. Why do we call it government when it should be governmeant? You know we meant to do this or what we meant was to say this. (Contributed by BoogieMan)
    6. If politicians are not crooks why do they get diplomatic immunity? (Contributed by Bill F.)
    7. Why do US congressmen run for congress but UK politicians only stand for parliament? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    8. Is politics just the entertainment branch of industry? (Contributed by J.J.)
    9. Why is it that politicians first get sworn in and then cursed out? (Contributed by Jim Poserina)
    10. Why is it that a politician will always be around when he needs you? (Contributed by Theodor Nickel)
    11. Don't you just love those politicians who promise that they 'will work for a change'? (Contributed by Joe Lavin)
    12. Most people starting work for a new company are usually on probation for the first 90 days. Why can't we do that with politicians? (Contributed by Stan Devin)
    13. Why are we upset about politicians? After all isn't the Greek origin of the work 'politics' composed of 'poli' meaning many and 'tics' meaning ugly parasites? (Contributed by Garnet)
    14. Was the new two dollar Canadian coin the result of the politicians living up to their promise to 'fatten our wallets'? (Contributed by Steven Hanov)
    15. Why do we call members of Parliament 'Right Honourable' when they are neither? (Contributed by Wayne Gemmell)
    16. If it's true that a nation gets the politicians it deserves isn't it time we looked at ourselves and determine what we did to deserve this? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    17. Why do people refer to them as 'cheap politicians'? Don't they realize how much it costs us to support them? (Contributed by Jim Moore Jr.)
    18. All politicians claim they know what it was like to be poor but why do they insist on the rest of us learning too? (Contributed by Jim Moore Jr.)
    19. Why is it that when a politician gets an idea they usually get it wrong? (Contributed by Pat F.)
    20. Does a diplomat think twice before saying nothing? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    21. If a thief confronts a victim and the victim is a politician, instead of asking him to 'Give me your money', should he say 'Give me my money'? (Contributed by Yelrosatex)
    22. Why are the liberals interested in conserving? If they want to conserve they should join the conservatives, shouldn't they? (Contributed by Don F.)
    23. Is the reason why there are so few female politicians due to the fact that it would be too much trouble to put makeup on two faces? (Contributed by Maureen Murphy)
    24. Isn't a politician someone who will doublecross a bridge when they come to it? (Contributed by Oscar L.)
    25. The Prime Minister in Canada is referred to as 'The Right Honourable'. So if (s)he is a Liberal, should (s)he be called 'The Left Honourable' instead? (Contributed by Laurel)
    26. Is it true that bureaucrats tend to master the art of 'chit-chat' much easier than the rest of us because they've learned how to open their mouths and speak when they have nothing whatever to say? (Contributed by Jim Moore Jr.)
    27. Do conservatives shop at stores that have a liberal return policy? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    28. In the Canadian Parliament, when a politician wants to speak, the Speaker of the House has to say 'The Chair recognizes the Honourable Member from so-and-so'. How come the politician never answers that with 'Well of course you recognize me. I'm here all the time'? (Contributed by Laurel)
    29. Why is it that, in politics, if someone leaves your party for another one, they're a traitor, but if someone leaves another party to join yours, they're a convert? (Contributed by Laurel)
    30. In Canada, we have the New Democratic Party, NDP for short. So does it make any sense when you hear a politician refer to it as the 'NDP Party'? Isn't that a waste of words? (Contributed by Laurel)
    31. Why is it that if a political party you hate changes their policy, they're flip-flopping, but if a party you like changes their policy, they're flexible and open-minded? (Contributed by Laurel)
    32. Instead of giving politicians the keys to the city, wouldn't it be better if we changed the locks? (Contributed by Doug Larson)
    33. Isn't a government surplus something that occurs when politicians can't decide where to waste the money? (Contributed by Rodney & Cathy's Joke List)
    34. Why is it that when a politician says that they will make it perfectly clear, usually they won't? (Contributed by Paul Benoit)
    35. Why is it that most laws in the US that are made by Congress, exclude Congress from those who can be prosecuted? (Contributed by Hammond Eggs)
    36. In the beginning, God created War, Famine and Pestilence. Did he then create politicians to ensure that we all get our fair share? (Contributed by UGA)
    37. It's called the Left, isn't it? So why hasn't it? (Contributed by Frank)
    38. Isn't it strange that a group of very intelligent individuals combined into a political party become collectively dumb? (Contributed by HaLife.com)
    39. Would one of the best things about politicians be that they give the sanitation workers someone to look down on? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    40. If the opposite of pro is con, is the opposite of progress, congress? (Contributed by Cynthia)
    41. If we were to take responsibility for our lives and our actions, what would happen to all of the lawyers and politicians? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    42. How can we hear with our ears waxed with propaganda? (Contributed by Pat F.)
    43. When politicians govern as if the ends justify the means, will the ends be full of meanies? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    44. Is the reason politics is so controversial because everybody who is involved doesn't know what the heck they're doing? And why do we elect people who don't know what the heck they're doing in the first place? (Contributed by Valerie)
    45. If a politician starts an acting career, would they have two makeup artists? One for each face? (Contributed by Richard)
    46. Does anybody else find it odd that the first person to make it around the world on hot air wasn't a politician? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    47. Why can't politicians be more like baseball players and threaten to strike now and then? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    48. Why is it that so many beautiful species go extinct but politicians, rats, and cockroaches go on forever? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    49. Is the tem 'honest politician' the ultimate contradiction? (Contributed by Howard)
    50. Is it possible to adopt politics as a profession and still remain honest? (Contributed by Louis Howe)
    51. How come we say 'senators' but then we say 'congress people'? Why don't we say 'congressors'? (Contributed by A.J.)
    52. If hot air rises, why aren't more politicians floating? (Contributed by J. Bland)
    53. Don't you think that all politicians should do two terms, one in office and the other in jail? (Contributed by Alf)
    54. Shouldnít politicians spend less time worrying about who's right and more time deciding what's right? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    55. Should ethical politicians be placed on the endangered species list? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    56. How come, in Congress, someone gets up to speak and says nothing, nobody listens, and then they all disagree? (Contributed by Thom)
    57. Is the Vice President's wife called the second lady? (Contributed by C.T.)
    58. Why do politicians think more laws can replace enforcement of existing laws? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    59. Isnít it frightening to know that tomorrow's leaders are being raised by today's parents? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    60. Since politicians always break their promises, why do they bother promising anything? (Contributed by Zagros)
    61. When all else fails, do politicians think of a new way to tax and spend? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    62. Isnít politics a magnet for dishonest people who have an inflated sense of importance and entitlement? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    63. Does the President get to pick every one of his meals? (Contributed by Vinny W)
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