Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Thieves regarded as a ruling class; thieves collectively.
- n. alternative spelling of kleptocracy.
“COOPER: His reign of corruption would last three decades, spawning the term cleptocracy, "rule by thieves.”
“COOPER: His reign of corruption would last three decades, spawning the term "cleptocracy," rule by thieves.”
“Sa are we living in an oligarchy or a cleptocracy?”
“It was last modified at cleptocracy 23 August 2011 9:09PM”
“Saudi Arabia is the source of most Al-Qaeda fighters, funding and instigator of Islamic agitation all over the world, but it is also a major source of oil, and its royal cleptocracy owns large chunks of major American corporations.”
“So now the Palestinians live under a murderous gangster cleptocracy in Yehuda and under a murderous Islamist dictatorship in Gaza, both headed by organizations who are committed both in writing and in fact to the end of Israel.”
“It is their leadership which is totally corrupt and we US. citizens continue to allow our leaders to support this 150 year old cleptocracy.”
“People forget Smith's real opinion of capitalism is that left unchecked it devolves into plutocracy, or cleptocracy as we've had since Reagan.”
“My guess is that Dennis Kucinich has been delegated long ago to test public opinion so that the various factions in the cleptocracy can decide which way to go.”
“There is no equality in the cleptocracy we live in, and the freedoms are as ill distributed as the money is.”
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