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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Christmas Gifts for that Special Tax Person

IRS 2 For sale on eBay:  items related to IRS action figure Irwin R. Schyster (modeled after WWF wrestler Mike Rotunda):

His signature lines:

  • "I'm gonna write you off!"
  • "You can pay me now, or you will pay me later!"
  • "It's time to cut the crying, and start paying!"
  • "Even the dead have to pay taxes!"

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Comments

Some might object to the term "shyster" as indelicate (it derives from the German word for "defecate") or ethnically insensitive (the Urban Dictionary offers as one definition "money grabbing jew shyster--A term used to describe someone who is cheap. Derived from the stereotype that Jews are cheap"). As a lawyer, I should note that I am not necessarily objecting, merely suggesting that somebody might. Actually, quite a few people.

Posted by: mike livingston | Dec 15, 2009 6:57:31 AM