* The folks at NBC’s First Read point out that Donald Trump seems to be out there on his own. …as the Democratic Party has rallied around Clinton,…Trump is pretty much all alone here in his reaction to Orlando. “I’m not going to be commenting on the presidential candidates today,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell… Read more »
Tag: federal spending
Want your city to flourish? Just make it the seat of state government!
LSU Chancellor F. King Alexander has a plan for debt-free college. It starts by keeping states from making Washington a sucker.
The federal government spends billions replenishing beaches for the affluent. The bill will soon skyrocket thanks to climate change.
While other conservatives say that the American state has become too powerful, Francis Fukuyama argues that it has grown too weak.
Why, someday soon, middle-class taxes will have to go up.
Independent ranchers and animal rights activists don’t agree about much, except that it’s time to stop using federal tax dollars to support the meat lobby.
Why elite colleges with the fewest low-income students get the most work-study money.
The U.S. spends $13 billion a year subsidizing graduate medical education. Yet almost all of this money winds up producing the wrong kinds of doctors in the wrong places, with America’s most elite teaching hospitals being the worst offenders.
How “bracket creep” (the good kind) could make the long-term fiscal outlook better than everyone thinks.