Definition of the Day 1-26-16 — Speaking Fee

Posted: January 26, 2016 in Humor, Politics
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SPEAKING FEE, n. Payment of hundreds of thousands of dollars to a politician by a bank or other corporation for half-an-hour’s “work.” Such payments, of course, have no effect whatsoever on the politican’s policies—espeically those bearing on the interests of the corporation.

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–from the revised and expanded edition of The American Heretic’s Dictionary, the best modern successor to Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary

American Heretic's Dictionary revised and expanded by Chaz Bufe, front cover

  1. Can’t wait to read further!


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