Means of Production

Today I think we ought to have a brief pop-quiz essay test, since the news (not the MSM, but news I actually bother paying attention to…) is basically droning on about missiles and hispanic nominees. Both devastating developments. Since I am not a trained economist (an untrained one is all I can attest to being…), I need your help:

What “Means of Production” or “Sectors of the Economy” does the Federal Government lack control over?

I had a multiple choice list put together, but it seemed incomprehensive and elementary (I’m a sales guy/blogger – so my devotion to the details here is not all the way there), so I’m leaving this as an open ender…