What if the solution to Washington… wasn’t in Washington? The 50 states could be America’s secret weapon against an ever-expanding federal government. States can amend the constitution to demand fiscal responsibility in Washington, can request that federal regulation comply with local ordinances, and can form interstate compacts to better protect constitutional rights. The Goldwater Institute is providing a roadmap for states to reassert their power under the Tenth Amendment.
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Health Care HyperbolePosted on August 18, 2009 | Type: In the News | Author: Clint Bolick
Overzealous outbursts fade ObamaCare opponents' credibility.
Tom Patterson Explains Why Obama's Healthcare Plan Won't WorkPosted on July 26, 2009 | Type: Video
Goldwater Institute board chairman Dr. Tom Patterson appeared live on Channel 3 to talk about why President Obama's healthcare plan will actually make healthcare in the United States worse.
Arizona Poised to Strike Blow for FederalismPosted on July 02, 2009 | Type: Blog | Author: Clint Bolick
In the old "Star Trek" series, the USS Enterprise would prepare for enemy attacks by raising its deflector shields. Two bills just passed by the Arizona Legislature can provide a similar defense against coming assaults from the federal regulatory juggernaut.
Tom Patterson on Reducing Healthcare CostsPosted on June 17, 2009 | Type: Audio
As Congress begins work on several different healthcare bills, Goldwater Institute board chairman, Tom Patterson, told KTAR the priority of any healthcare bill should be a reduction in malpractice costs.
Doctors must have final say on patient treatment, carePosted on May 10, 2009 | Type: Op-Ed | Author: Byron Schlomach
Washington, D.C., has a new health-care buzz phrase. "Comparative-effectiveness research" is the latest government-led effort to bring health-care costs under control.