Louisiana St. Tammany Parish School Board Candidate Survey Results
Convention of States Action Louisiana recently sent a survey to all St. Tammany Parish School Board candidates. The results of that survey are shown below.
We hope that this information is helpful as you make up your mind about which candidate will receive your vote. Your vote in the election is very important in determining who will be making decisions regarding how the children of St. Tammany Parish will be educated. We encourage you to vote your values.
November 8 is the primary election. The general election is December 10.
Julie Sandifer COS-LA State Director Julie.Sandifer@cosaction.com
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We have a growing cancer today known as the Obamacare.As a result physicians are no longer free to practice medicine.
No profession feels the full force of the federal government more than physicians. The medical profession is the most highly regulated profession in the United States. The practice of medicine is controlled, taxed, and regulated to the point of being destroyed by the heavy hand of the federal government.
Physicians are told how to bill, how much to charge, and how to treat patients. They are mandated to use expensive electronic medical records. The federally enacted HIPPA (Health Information Privacy and Portability Act) makes the communication between physicians and atients burdensome, inefficient,and expensive. Every physician is required by federal mandate to register with the government to obtain an NPI (national provider identifier.) We are required by federal law to obtain and pay for a license to prescribe medication through the DEA, which is separate from our state licensure.
This heavy hand of government not only oversees the largest federal health bureaucracy ever created, but by extension reaches into every state, every city, and every small town to regulate how every licensed physician practices the art of medicine and how citizens obtain care.
The treatment is also clear.
The prescription for a cure was written into our constitution by our founders. Article V of our constitution allows for the states to call for a convention of states to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government through the proposal of constitutional amendments.
Physicians should be the strongest supporters of this brilliantly-crafted states’ rights tool placed into our constitution by our founders.
I urge my fellow American physicians to join with me in supporting an Article V Convention of States to take back control of the practice of medicine.
It’s the only way that we can return the practice of
medicine back to the intimate relationship between a doctor and patient without interference by the
heavy hand of a distant, national government.
Jeffrey I. Barke, M.D.Family Physician Newport Beach, CA
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