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con job

n. an act of deception. This is not an annual report! It’s a con job!
See also: con, job
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Those oil companies are doing a big con job,'' he said.
He said: "I've got friends, family, people I know who have been very badly affected by the con job that was Anglo Irish and the way in which it collapsed.
For them, it's just another con job, said Steve Palmer, president of the veterans' advisory board at the Sepulveda VA.
Davis, 27, said: "It's all a great big con job on the viewing public.
It's a real con job," said the businessman who does not want to be named for fear of reprisals.
WE have been hit by a [euro]64billion con job and the country's outraged by a guy claiming the dole and him with [euro]400,000 in the bank.
The rest of the team felt for Elliot, whose penalty for an innocent-looking tackle on Colorado's Marcelo Balboa seemed more like a Balboa con job than a cautionable offense.
His financial jiggery-pokery smacked of a desperate con job to swindle the next election.
But there's hope, folks, because Assemblyman Tony Strickland, R-Camarillo, a 29-year-old whiz kid, has a bill (AB 1315) that will end this ``double tax con job,'' but he can't get it past the revenue and tax committee because Assembly Speaker Antonio Villaraigosa, D-Los Angeles, and the Gray Guy seem to think that nothing is wrong with taxing a tax.
This is a Government which has continually let people down and if this is what we were elected to do - in terms of reform - then it's the biggest con job ever.
She added: "It is just a con job, money taken in by the Property Tax won't be spent in local areas.
The voters bought the con job for Proposition BB and burdened themselves with more long-term taxation.
LAST Sunday at Croke Park was either the biggest con job of all time by Kieran McGeeney or the beginning of the end of his time as Kildare manager.
This is a con job of the Irish people and they are expected to swallow the fact the Government is allowing these people who have massive pensions from their duties be paid fees because they have this title.
He added: "This is a con job of the Irish people and they are expected to swallow the fact the Government is allowing these people who have massive pensions from their duties to be paid fees because they have this title.