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"I worked for Jim Inhofe and Tom Coburn and Scott Pruitt—those are some of my mentors," he said. In 2013, Pinnell "went to work for conservatives as National State Party Director at the Republican National Committee, helping elect a republican majority to the U.S. Senate in 2014 and helping Donald ...
There's a pervasive myth that Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is easily abused. Former Sen. Tom Coburn has referred to the program as “the Social Security Disability Trust Fund,” and current Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) says things like, “Over half the people on disability are either anxious or their ...

Jebbit, a startup launched by former BC students Tom Coburn and Jonathan Lacoste that offers one-to-one marketing strategies, has stood the test of time on these issues. Jebbit provides a unique business-to-business service that creates an engaging, personalized advertisement experience for each ...
Conservative legislators join former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn in proposing state budget reforms. Darla Shelden Story by Darla Shelden on February 17, 2018 . Click on author name to view all articles by this author. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.
DURANT, Okla. (KXII) Former US senator Doctor Tom Coburn was in Durant on Friday, campaigning for US Congressional Candidate Jarrin Jackson at a town hall meeting at the public library. Coburn retired early from his seat in 2015. Jackson joins John McCarthy, David Smith and Brian Jackson, vying to ...
Two things happened after the FDA approved a novel new treatment for hereditary blindness in December, neither of which was surprising. First the company that makes the drug announced they would charge nearly a million dollars for it. Next, the uproar began. No one asked what the costs research and ...

Tom Coburn. What's missing from our plan? A messy income tax hike on those who can't afford it. Included is the same $5,000 teacher pay raise that big government advocates keep using for their bait-and-switch games. “It's time for the circus to end,” Sen. Coburn said Monday, noting that “teachers, the ...
Could changes be coming to the United States Constitution to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government? Tom Coburn. There are some who would like to see that happen by convening what's called a convention of states. Article Five of the Constitution allows for that convention if two-thirds ...
Senate Joint Resolution Number Three would make South Dakota one of the potential 34 states needed. SJR-3 would have South Dakota apply for a convention of states to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government and limit the power and jurisdiction of congress. Former U.S. Senator Tom Coburn ...
Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn is convinced Oklahoma can give public school teachers a $5,000 a year pay hike without raising taxes. Coburn's plan includes cutting wasteful spending, conducting genuine audits, trimming the Medicaid rolls, cutting corporate welfare, using existing funds from the School ...
Worse, earmarks entice members and senators to vote for things they wouldn't otherwise support. If you want “your” money for “your” projects, you have to vote for the overall bill. That's why, even though earmarks constituted a small portion of federal appropriations, then-Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn used to ...
Tom Coburn of Oklahoma condemned in his “10 Most Outrageous Government Boondoggles I Ever Saw.” The “notorious 2005 earmark authorized $452 million to build two bridges in Alaska — including one that became known as the so-called Bridge to Nowhere, which would have connected the city of ...
C.) and Tom Coburn Thomas (Tom) Allen CoburnRepublicans in Congress shouldn't try to bring back earmarks Republicans should know reviving earmarks is a political nightmare Former GOP senator: Trump has a personality disorder MORE (R-Okla.) helped spearhead the effort to ban earmarks by ...
WASHINGTON — Former Republican Sen. Tom Coburn said the GOP deserves to lose majority of the House if they continue the newly resurfaced effort to bring back earmarks, which Congress did away with several years ago. Republicans have begun discussing the prospect of bringing back the practice ...
Tom Coburn, M.D., represented Oklahoma in the United States Senate from 2005 to 2015 and in the House of Representatives from 1995 to 2001. Photo Bloomberg · Bridge To Nowhere Congress Donald Trump Duke Cunningham Earmark Favor Factory Earmarking earmarks Jack Abramoff pork Pork ...
Drug deals: Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn advocated for a national database of prescription drug prices last week in an op-ed piece published by the Washington Examiner. Coburn, a physician who has been writing on health care for the Manhattan Institute since leaving Congress, criticized a federal ...
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recently released a sweeping report, “Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative,” adding a new perspective to our national conversation about drug prices. Unfortunately, the recommendations made by this report fail to solve the ...

Tom Coburn. His list is a little different. The Russia investigation is ridiculous! The economy is booming! The stock market is booming too! Trump crushed ISIS! The FBI is in tatters! And that's just the first five. He also tells us that the Iran deal has collapsed; ESPN is in big trouble thanks to its “seemingly ...
Tom Coburn, who published an annual “Wastebook” list of 100 wasteful government boondoggles and debacles, which one year criticized the IRS for allowing $17.5 million in tax deductions for business expenses at Nevada brothels, such as breast implants, costumes and “equipment.” With Coburn retiring ...
Florida Rep. Tom Rooney wants to bring back earmarks, the controversial practice banned by Congress years ago. Rooney's plan would limit the scope of earmarks to specific projects, with what he says would be a more open and transparent process.
Republican Sen. Tom Coburn said Tuesday he wants a special committee to investigate the earmark to a 2005 transportation bill that provides money to connect Coconut Road to 1-75 in Lee County near Fort Myers. The earmark was inserted into the bill by U.S. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, even though ...
Tom Coburn hit the nail on the head (“ 'No one is working on the things that are really important': Coburn hasn't lost his focus,”Dec. 11). He said, “No one in D.C. is doing their job!” The “establishment” in D.C. couldn't wait to run off poor Coburn. His biggest concern was accountability. The obstructionists ...
Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) slamming $68 billion in frivolous spending: “Using defense dollars to run microbreweries, study Twitter slang, create beef jerky, or examine Star Trek does nothing to defend our nation.” Or in 2013 when the government scrapped 7 billion in military equipment in Afghanistan.The new ...
Tom Coburn's effort to form a constitutional convention brings to mind the adage “be careful what you wish for, you just might get it” (“'No one is working on the things that are really important': Coburn hasn't lost his focus,” Dec. 10). The most needed improvement to the Constitution is the way we choose the ...
Former Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn told Politico in 2014 that “the well-heeled and the well-connected are the ones that get the tax extenders.” All of that high principle is so much exhaust dissipating in the rearview for purposes of the 2017 Republican tax bills. Brady, Hatch, and Americans for Tax ...
“Retirement” is probably not the best word to describe Dr. Tom Coburn's activities since he left the U.S. Senate almost three years ago. Coburn has traveled to 32 states this year, mostly on behalf of the convention of the states movement. He's published a book on the same subject, and written papers for the ...
If we saved only half of the $788 billion we waste every year, we could revamp our infrastructure, bolster education, and grow the economy. One place to start is the low-hanging fruit identified in Senator James Lankford's (R-OK) Federal Fumbles -- a new version of former Senator Tom Coburn's famed ...
As Congress prepares to send a tax cut gift to every American before Christmas, House Republicans appear to be getting ready to stuff a huge lump of coal in their stockings by holding a clandestine, closed-door, unrecorded vote to restore earmarks. There would be no hearings, transparency or ...
In 2009, former Senator Tom Coburn suggested cutting funding for political science research in the National Science Foundation (NSF), which he considered wasteful. Congress passed a compromise in 2013 and cut NSF funding to most political science programs. From then until 2014, the NSF could fund ...
A few of the most recent senators to call it quits include Alabama's Jeff Sessions earlier this year, Oklahoma's Tom Coburn in 2015, Montana's Max Baucus in 2014, Massachusetts' John Kerry in 2013, South Carolina's Jim DeMint in 2012, Nevada's Ensign in 2011, plus Illinois' Barack Obama, Delaware's ...
In 2013, former Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn, introduced the PRO Sports Act to rescind the non-profit tax status of professional sports leagues. “People are surprised … 'You mean there's a place in the tax code for the PGA or the NFL to hide and not pay money?' And the fact is, is yes,” Coburn told ...
That's from the military industrial complex all the way through the welfare system. Senator Tom Coburn, when he was in the Senate, demonstrated, according to the CBO, over $400 billion of waste and duplicative spending every year. We ought to start there. And I'm hoping that the country can get rational.
Of course, none of these experts have actually examined President Trump, but that hasn't stopped former Republican Senator Tom Coburn ...
The moniker became a curse following Hurricane Katrina: senator Tom Coburn tried to reallocate some of the money for the Gravina Island ...
Dr. Tom Coburn is the Nick Ohnell Fellow at the nonprofit Manhattan Institute and a former two-term U.S. senator from Oklahoma.
Well, we may have to make an exception for former Oklahoma senator Tom Coburn. For Republicans concerned about exorbitant federal spending and congressional abuses of authority, the affection is obvious. Even liberals have to concede that Coburn was that rare creature, a swamp-dwelling unicorn ...
Tom Coburn Has A Plan To Fight Washington And Save America ... may have to make an exception for former Oklahoma senator Tom Coburn.
Supporters of the convention are also pretty high on Tentherism, as former senator Tom Coburn, one of the convention's main shills, has been ...
Tom Coburn, R-Okla., sandwiched in an amendment about weapons in national parks. “Congress,” the rider states, “needs to weigh in on the ...
Former Oklahoma GOP Senator Tom Coburn on Donald Trump and the GOP choosing to stick with him. (Wednesday, New York Times).
Former Republican Sen. Tom Coburn said that President Donald Trump has "a personality disorder," putting him in a cadre of current and ...
A former Republican senator claims President Trump "has a personality disorder" amid the president's war of words with several GOP ...
In Rader's case, that constituent is former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn. “After talking about our families and the grandkids, there are questions and ...
"This is a modern interpretation of arts and crafts architecture with a bit of art deco," Tom Coburn, temple department director said. The interior ...
Cooper then went on to lose the general election to Republican Tom Coburn, who would go on to a lengthy career in the U.S. House and ...
Tom Coburn, a fiscal hawk, railed at the subsidies before leaving office. "The economic benefits of stadium subsidies are questionable," he ...
Recently, former Gov. Frank Keating, former Sen. Tom Coburn and former Oklahoma Secretary of Commerce Larry Parman penned a letter for ...
On the show, Tomlinson had a brief debate with a former U.S. Senator from Oklahoma Tom Coburn, a Republican, who has written a book, ...
Dan Coats (R-Ind.), Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), ...
Tom Coburn, the State Chamber, the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, the state's largest oil and gas associations — who say they're being ...


 

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