In 1971, President Richard Nixon told an ABC News reporter that he was "now a Keynesian in economics."
Back in 2005, Congress snuck an obscure provision into a military spending bill that, in effect, created the first national ID card in US history.
It’s the little blue book that Americans love to hate, and it’s just about impossible to cross an international border without it.
Monopolies established by governments never work as intended. But that hasn’t stopped kings, presidents, prime ministers, and other authority figures from creating them.