They get very upset if you suggest otherwise, whether you call it the estate tax, the death tax, or "fred".
In the meantime, the 2010 death tax holiday continues until the ball drops on Times Square.
Newt Gingrich—who had all eyes on him—opened by crediting Ronald Reagan and vowed to “abolish the death tax permanently.”
Luntz is the wordsmith who coined the term "death tax" to replace the vague notion of an estate tax.
He hit many of his stump-speech points: abolish the death tax and the Energy Department and send Ben Bernanke packing.
Reagan did not get rid of the estate tax, which Palin calls the “death tax.”
It is not fair to tax the same earnings twice, once when you earn them and again when you die, so we must repeal the death tax.
Congress listened to the people and responded by reducing tax rates, doubling the child credit, and ending the death tax.
Unless you act, the death tax will eventually come back to life.