A word (not) pleasing to taxpayers’ minds

LaceyMay 19, 2013 

Politicians, their lawyers and their Wall Street bankers, who pay them handsomely through campaign contributions to keep them in office, have come up with a word seldom used in everyday language by everyday working Americans: sequestration. Not confiscation, deprivation, execution, garnishment, impoundment, seizure, but sequestration.

Sounds a lot like the word castration to me, and it’s being done with government-speak scalpels.

Let’s all get up and cheer for our government’s vocabulary. It’s so pleasing to the mind and ear.

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