paper bullet
 n.— «This reservation and others in the state are the final destinations for the tribe’s money. They govern themselves and pay for health services, education, housing and public safety with a combination of tribal money and federal assistance. But the federal involvement also leads to frequent clashes with the government. “Today we don’t have military wars, but we have to fight what I call paper bullets.”» —“Bizbits: Seminole-Hard Rock” by Adrian Sainz in Indian Reservation, Florida Fayetteville Observer (North Carolina) Apr. 6, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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