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    1. Why do governments insist on formal contracts when they always put in the clause that they can cancel the contract at any time? If they can do that then what's the purpose of the contract? Isn't this just another example of inefficient bureaucracy? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. If voting could really change things wouldn't it be illegal? (Contributed by Don F.)
    3. What's the difference between a one hundred thousand dollar political contribution and a one hundred thousand dollar political bribe? (Contributed by Don F.)
    4. How do you know when censorship works? (Contributed by Don F.)
    5. Why do they call them Peace-Keeping MISSILEs? (Contributed by Don F.)
    6. If pro is the opposite of con what is the opposite of progress? (Contributed by Don F.)
    7. If organized crime makes lots of money why not let them run the government? (Contributed by Don F.)
    8. Why are foreign troops here and ours are overseas? (Contributed by Don F.)
    9. Why does it seem that the best way to publicize a governmental or political action is to attempt to hide it? (Contributed by Don Woods)
    10. Why is a government the only known vessel that leaks from the top? (Contributed by Neil Enns)
    11. How come Canada's most senior level of government allows the sale of dangerous toxins like cigarettes and makes a stinkload of money off them yet municipal governments do everything in their power to stop people from using those same products? (Contributed by Kerry Diotte The Edmonton Sun)
    12. If we really did profit from mistakes there would be no Federal debt. Right? (Contributed by Don F.)
    13. Are there any unguided missiles? (Contributed by Julie's Place)
    14. If Winnie the Pooh tried to take over the government would it be called a Pooh d'etat? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    15. In England's parliament why is the Speaker of the House not allowed to speak? (Contributed by Erik Freeman)
    16. They say that Capitalism is all about man exploiting man but isn't Socialism just the reverse? (Contributed by J.J.)
    17. Who is the "un-named" source from the government? Doesn't he have a regular name? And did he have to officially change his name in order to work for the government? (Contributed by Tooner)
    18. Why is it that people will cross the ocean to fight for democracy but they won't cross the street to vote? (Contributed by Mrs. J.)
    19. Wouldn't it be smarter to label 'top secret' documents something less conspicuous like 'trivial information' which would only bore you to tears? (Contributed by oalami)
    20. In America they say that anyone can become president. Is that one of the risks you have to take? (Contributed by Heather Coon)
    21. Do people who run for an elected office have a compulsion to have a lot of people hate them all at once? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    22. Why should we be mad at the government? They haven't done anything have they? (Contributed by Truman)
    23. What would happen if an anarchist ran for president of the USA? (Contributed by Matt Osborne)
    24. If there is a divorce would Hillary get the White House? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    25. PRO is positive and CON is negative. If PROgress means to move forward what would CONgress mean? (Contributed by Mike Hagan)
    26. Wouldn't the most valuable function performed by the federal government be entertainment? (Contributed by Terry Galan)
    27. How can the countries in the free world say they value freedom so much when they insist on using force on the countries that disagree with them? (Contributed by Pat F.)
    28. If less than 50% of the population vote for a government, then how can the government claim to represent the majority? Isn't the average voting turnout only about 25-30%? (Contributed by Farhad Fedowsian)
    29. If the census information is 'strictly confidential', then why do they need it? Doesn't 'strictly confidential' mean that they won't pass on the information to anyone else? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    30. Just what does the 'Q' stand for in 'John Q. Public'? (Contributed by Kelley B.)
    31. Isn't democracy the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time? (Contributed by E.B. White)
    32. Censorship? We donít have any censorship do we? If we did, then you would be able to say ---- or -----, wouldn't we? (Contributed by The Duke of Endor)
    33. Why do they call the secret service the secret service? They're not a secret are they? (Contributed by Hollie L.)
    34. Why is government corruption always spoken of in past tense? (Contributed by Zyana)
    35. Why would anyone object to laws they donít intend to break? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    36. Are government workers really self-employed? (Contributed by Don F.)
    37. Sometimes, doesn't 'majority' only mean that there are more fools on one side? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    38. Isn't what we need either less corruption or more chance to participate in it? (Contributed by Rodney & Cathy's Joke List)
    39. If an anarchist group attained political power, would they, by principle, have to dissolve their own government? (Contributed by Gord)
    40. If I had my legs amputated, would I have to change my height and weight on my driver's license? (Contributed by C.T.)
    41. How do aliens fund THEIR space program? (Contributed by Michael K.)
    42. Wouldn't it be funny if the political leader of a country yawned while their National Anthem was playing on worldwide television? (Contributed by Some Kid)
    43. There's a rumour that Queen Elizabeth II of England is going to skip Prince Charles and give the crown to Prince William, Charles' son, instead when she dies. Would this be considered a Coronary Bypass? (Contributed by Pam)
    44. If you question authority, wonít the Authorities question you? (Contributed by Floyd)
    45. Is fear of the government the beginning of all sorts of wisdom? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    46. Why is it that you can vote for the person to run the country and join the military, where you could get killed, when you are just 18, but some governments still think that you are not responsible or mature enough to drink or smoke? (Contributed by Melissa)
    47. Freedom of speech is very important, isnít it? Doesnít it help us figure out who the really stupid people are? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    48. If you are a left-handed right winger does that negate any conservative views you might have? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    49. If you don't trust the Government, why would you trust the media? (Contributed by Tom)
    50. Is it an act of treason to place a postage stamp bearing the British Queen's image upside-down? (Contributed by Will)
    51. Shouldnít we all behave as if we were being watched? (Contributed by Don F.)
    52. In a bureaucratic system, doesnít useless work drive out useful work? (Contributed by Don F.)
    53. If our success is because of the things government has done using our money, then why are there so many losers? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
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