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The politicians have bought the stocks of the saloons.
Now the politicians were too wise to leave the town filled with drunks from the water-front of Oakland.
This is what deters me from being a politician. And rightly, as I think.
Reflecting that I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live, I did not go where I could do no good to you or to myself; but where I could do the greatest good privately to every one of you, thither I went, and sought to persuade every man among you that he must look to himself, and seek virtue and wisdom before he looks to his private interests, and look to the state before he looks to the interests of the state; and that this should be the order which he observes in all his actions.
Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, says politicians are responsible for activities of bandits terrorising the country.
LAHORE -- Punjab Minister for Labour and Human Resource Ansar Majeed Khan Monday said the future of money makers from politics 'Sharif brother' was dark and now politicians were seeking relief from national institutions.
Ahistorical record of public service ever since Pakistan was born in 1947, showed that an all time professional addiction of politicians was their flushing speeches prided only on lip-serving, Werving, without any practice thereof ever vowing to fulfill almost all wishes, needs, aspirations people could ever think of, as well as for in fact making a reality people's wildest and rosiest of dreams, seldom thought about by crores of poor people in a poverty ridden Pakistan over half a century past now.
KARACHI -- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Khurram Sher Zaman asked the politicians to stop playing 'political victimization card' after being arrested on corruption or other charges.
A section of clerics in Kiambu county has called on politicians to stop raising political temperatures and instead focus on serving Kenyans.
The former Oasis rocker recently said he would be a good candidate for Downing Street because he has "dabbled in drugs", after a number of politicians confessed to prior drug use.
When Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko took to the pulpit on Sunday during Cotu's Labour Day prayers at St Stephen's Church in Nairobi, he started off with a warning to politicians that they should keep politics out of church.
While all other slurs are offensive and demeaning, political slurs, which are playful insults against political opponents with reference to the nature of politics that they pursue, are accepted as a normal part of politics.These slurs, apart from their deriding aspects, sometimes are the true reflections of the conduct of the politicians in general, and sometimes of a particular politician.