Nibbled to Death by Duck Stamps
1:28 PM, Mar 5, 2014 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
When you spend in the trillions and run deficits in the (many) billions, then you look for the millions where you can find them.
So, the president’s budget does some “revenue enhancement” by raising the fee hunters pay for the federal duck stamp they must purchase if they intend to go after migratory waterfowl. As Charlie Spiering at the Washington Examiner writes:
A trifling figure, of course. But when you are scratching around for every spare million, then, as the old country wisdom has it,
“You hunt where the ducks are.”
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