But Democrats can take away some of the Defense Department's power over its money -- and they're threatening to do it.
A new, old idea is bubbling up at the nation's cocktail parties.
For 200 years, there have been two schools of thought about what determines the distribution of income -- and how the economy functions. It is important to understand both, because our views about government policies and existing inequalities are shaped by which of the two schools of thought one believes provides a better description of reality.
The Indiana primary, pivoting as it did on trade, signaled something else: the elaborate faith in a set of invisible hands that underpinned much of modern conservatism, has lost its grip on a huge swathe of the electorate.
They passed a "religious liberty" measure that would let federal contractors refuse to do business with gay people.
Adam Smith was America's Next Top Model's underdog. The gorgeous overnight star would best be described as tall, dark, and handsome, by my fellow fan Kimberly Jesicka, but he had no modeling experience whatsoever! Yet, he surpassed his fellow competitors and captured America's attention.
What made America great then was a celebration of free markets, a devotion to individual liberty, and scorn for wars not
Accompanying the growth debate is a plethora of discourse on the (lack of) relevance of national statistics, especially GDP
Immigrants rights groups say ICE's current inspection process failed to flag even highly publicized cases of mistreatment.
It's not what Donald Trump is against that bothers me. It's what he's for. So much attention has been paid to his immigration stance from a race perspective that no one seems to care how anti-free market his platform is. Trump is running on economic fallacies that have been consistently refuted by free market economists for hundreds of years.
I recommend we stop using the term "contributions" to describe the campaign spending of oligarchs and start using the term they themselves often use: "investments". The very rich invest to change the rules in their favor.