Words Poorly Used, Another Devil’s Dictionary #6

Tax Relief — Chump Change.  A flea on the back of theft.

Theft — Taxation and other scams, schemes, grifts, cons, and endless variations of misappropriation.

Promise — That which disappears on or before its delivery date.  There may or may not be an actual delivery.

Government — The opposite of self-government.

Tax Cut — An adjustment which gives an X reduction to the richest person in the world, while imposing an (X – 1₵) cumulative increase on everybody else.

Conference Committee — A venue for stripping all of the palatable portions from differing packages of legislation; the location of a do-over.

— Kilgore Forelle

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