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