Imagine if Sonny and Cher had walked away from their Comedy Hour to perform lampoons of corporate chiselers
and politicians-for-purchase in the storefronts of Mothers for Adequate Welfare and the campgrounds of the United Farm Workers.
Other students also make derogatory remarks in class about "lazy welfare chiselers
," unaware that their classmates include recipients.
So we have reached a crossroads; we must either turn the...business of this country...over to a few corporate chains, or we have got to pass laws that will give the people who built this country...an opportunity to exist....[The Robinson-Patman Act] has the opposition of all cheaters, chiselers
, bribe takers, bribe givers, and the greedy who seek monopolistic powers."
The insurance company financial type is replaced by a series of claims people with 30 years of what they believe to be experience in protecting the insurance company from cheats and chiselers
, and an equal period of experience in protecting policyholders from themselves.
You can't talk them out of their opposition by calling them parasites, chiselers
During its investigation, the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care found that health chiselers
are marketing their wares in a more aggressive and high-tech way than ever before.
"I don't believe in paying farmers not to plant," said Burt, "and I don't believe in paying chiselers
not to chisel.
Despite its far-reaching aims, the ISA became a limited piece of legislation which relied heavily, in the words of labour lawyer Bora Laskin, upon "employer and employee collectivities to provide the substratum of support needed." (116) Only when a significantly strong or numerous grouping of employers and workers came together could the Act be used to combat the "chiselers
" who drove down prices and wages with their sweatshop practices, by legislating maximum hours and minimum wages for particular industries and locations.
As the managing partner of Arnold, Fortas, and Porter, he felt he could in good conscience represent polluters, chiselers
, and cigarette companies, because everyone deserved representation, no matter their character or practices.
Federal District Court Judge Mills Lord denounced the settlement as "unconscionable." "They're charging welfare chiselers
and they're going to jail for $40 chisels or $200.