Uncle Sugar

Uncle Sugar

The United States of America or its government. A play on the initials U.S., used especially in (often sarcastic or sardonic) reference to foreign financial aid provided by the United States Of course, the country would have suffered a complete economic collapse had old Uncle Sugar not been there to prop it up. There is a growing contingent of people who have begun resisting the government's plans, complaining that they have been kowtowing to American influence and ideology in order to stay in Uncle Sugar's pockets.
See also: sugar, uncle

Uncle Sugar

verb
See also: sugar, uncle
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He said when we staged a rally in favor of the sugarcane growers 'the Uncle Sugar' sent 'the Aunty Corruption' after us, but we are not afraid of these tricks and we would continue to raise voice for the rights of the poor.
He said when we staged a rally in favor of the sugarcane growers 'uncle sugar' sent 'aunty corruption' after us, but we are not afraid of these tricks and we would continue to raise voice for the rights of the poor.
He said when we staged a rally in favour of the sugarcane growers 'the Uncle Sugar' sent 'the Aunty Corruption' after us, but we are not afraid of these tricks and we would continue to raise voice for the rights of the poor.
Or maybe Uncle Sugar, for Uncle Sam meets Sugar Daddy.
However, a few still hope against reality that the glory days of large clearcuts and fat checks from Uncle Sugar are coming back, so they continue to have some of the lowest property tax rates in the nation.
Over 3,000 cities and towns now have their own MRAPs--Mine-Resistant-Ambush-Protected (armored) vehicles, courtesy of Uncle Sugar and our tax dollars.
"If the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they are helpless without 'Uncle Sugar' coming in and providing for them a prescription each month for birth control, because they cannot control their libido or their reproductive system without the help of the government, then so be it,'' Huckabee said.
He added that if the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they are helpless without Uncle Sugar coming in and providing for them a prescription each month for birth control, because they cannot control their libido or their reproductive system without the help of the government, then so be it.
Malinga is a two-time world title challenger and literally has boxing in his blood - his uncle Sugar Boy Malinga took the WBC super-middleweight title from Nigel Benn when they met in Newcastle back in 1996.
All that said, one likely scenario would be limiting access to certain en route airspace or major hubs, ensuring there aren't too many airplanes for the number of controllers Uncle Sugar wants to pay on any given day.
The fact that the race is even close shows how successful the welfare-staters have been in turning almost half of America into non-taxpayers who view Uncle Sugar as nothing but a source of handouts, the greatest of these being free day-care for their fatherless children in the form of the increasingly dysfunctional "public schools."
King said: "The majority would rather douse their d***s with lighter fluid, strike a match and dance around singing Disco Inferno than pay 1% more in taxes to Uncle Sugar."
Black male powerlessness reveals itself in the language of Chevrolet and Uncle Sugar. Their weak communication skills, symbolized by their physical weaknesses, elide their mutual respect and love for and pride in one another.
23: "If the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they are helpless without Uncle Sugar coming in and providing for them a prescription each month for birth control because they cannot control their libido or their reproductive system without the help of the government, so be it."
''If the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they are hopeless without Uncle Sugar coming in and providing them with their prescription each month for birth control because they cannot control their libido or their reproductive system without the help of the government, then so be it,'' Huckabee said, echoing comments he previously has made on his Fox News program.