The Atlantic: States Are Being Controlled by Federal Policy

July 31, 2014 – The federal government’sAtlantic-7-31-14 power over states is ever growing through more policy and more controls over tax dollars.

The real reason for federal “assistance” lies in the conditions that come attached to it, which allow the feds to dictate state policies and even what the states do with large chunks of their own money. The result is a massive increase in real federal control and real federal spending—entirely behind the scenes.