Tom Coburn
Tom Coburn
Tom Coburn

Tom Coburn, M.D., represented Oklahoma in the United States Senate from 2005 to 2015. He is an adviser to the Manhattan Institute’s Project FDA.

How To Restore The U.S. Constitution To Its Rightful Preeminence

To restore the Constitution requires specific, concrete action to overturn the specific, concrete actions and decisions by past presidents, Congresses, and Supreme Courts.

Earmarks Are Inherently Corrupt. Congress Has No Business Resurrecting Pork Barrel Politics

Former Republican Sen. Tom Coburn writes that Congress would be insane to resurrect earmarks, which he says are inherently corrupt.

Let’s Move Medicine From The 1960s

The Food and Drug Administration’s drug approval procedures are hopelessly outdated. Medicine is already into the molecular level. Regulations should be there, too.

Obamacare Hasn’t Slowed The Growth of Health Care Costs – It’s The Economy, Stupid!

Obamacare isn’t the primary reason why health care costs have slowed. In fact, it’s only going to increase health care spending.