Obama embraces Ritterian Economics: America, the land of the fee
New government fees pepper Obama's deficit reduction 'plan'
Yep. The Obamessiah is taking a page or maybe even a couple of chapters or more from Bill Ritter's playbook.
Fees. Not taxes, but fees. He wants to start charging 'fees' for services. That way, you see, he can avoid the 'T' word.
How well did that work for Bill 'Taxorado' Ritter? Not very.
If you don't understand how this works, our very own H.R. 'Mac' McCune and Mark Sarlo can explain it, given their attempt to convince city council to jump on the Ritter bandwagon back during the Tamarask Hills golf course dustup:
McCune 'surcharge' for Tamarisk Hills