A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from March 18, 2012
“A bureaucrat is a politician with tenure”

"A bureaucrat is a politician with tenure” is a saying that has appeared on Internet lists since at least 1996. The saying is not entirely true, of course; many tenured bureaucrats are politically appointed and are not elected politicians.


Redneck’s Guide to Greek and Latin
A Collection of Erudite Words & Phrases That can be Worked Into The Conservation At The Local Bucket Of Blood On Any Saturday Night
by
RICHARD E. IRBY, JR.
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Bureaucrat
a politician with tenure

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From:
Date: 1996/02/06
Subject: Any hagiographers out there?

A bureaucrat is a politician with tenure

The University of Georgia
Date:  Wed, 24 Oct 2001 16:56:35 +0200
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A bureaucrat is a politician with tenure.
(Another Wisdom from my fortune cookie jar)

Tan Lucy Pez
Friday, November 04, 2005
Stolen property
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A bureaucrat is a politician with tenure.

Quips and Quotes
Last updated 11/21/2011
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A bureaucrat is a politician with tenure.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • (0) Comments • Sunday, March 18, 2012 • Permalink