Tribal governments that disdain being “domestic, dependent nations” should prepare two budgets, similar to the “shadow governments” that opposition parties compose in a parliamentary system.
In another column, I was mean to Willard Mitt Romney of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Michigan, Utah, and California.
Michael Kinsley, writing in The New York Times, famously defined a gaffe as “when a politician tells the truth—some obvious truth he isn’t supposed to say.” I leave it to others whether Kinsley nailed it, but I’m here to suggest that all gaffes are not equal, or even equally interesting
The political power fronts between federal and state governments are complicated and sometimes volatile.
Luke Russert, son of the late and much-admired journalist Tim Russert, recently referred to Watergate as "the mother of all political scandals." He’s right, given our predilection to add “-gate” when we describe any ser
Amid touted economic recovery at the federal government level, Indian country remains underwater in terms of sustainable growth in all but a few isolated pockets of capital markets within the United States and Canada.
Late last month the U.S. Treasury announced $3.6 billion in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocations.
I’ve been writing a lot lately about the Era of Contraction—the shrinking of the federal government—and what that policy means to
Earlier this year I warned Indian Country that the state tax man cometh.
Last week President Barack Obama held his first town hall on Twitter. A really great idea and I plunged in with this question:
Tall tales are fun. Most of us love the story about the day we scored perfect on a test, caught the biggest fish or won a bunch of cash at the casino.