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Wisconsin Newsletter - Fertilizing Wisconsin Grassroots - January 2023

Fertilizing Wisconsin Grassroots

Wisconsin Newsletter - January 2023 Issue

Crop of Legislators 

The Midterm Elections in Wisconsin produced a new crop of Legislators.  One new State Senator was elected, and 24 new Legislators in the Assembly.  They will serve the citizens of Wisconsin in the 2023 – 2024 Legislative Session.  It began on January 3, 2023 with the newly elected official swearing in.  

Here they are: 

Why Are State Legislators So Important to Convention of States? 

It is all about Article V of the Constitution.  Article V says there are two ways to amend our Constitution.  Congress can, “or, on the application of the Legislators of two thirds of the several States…”  Our Wisconsin State Legislators can help amend the Federal Constitution. They are limited to the three subjects in our Resolution AJR9 1. Fiscal Responsibility, 2. Term Limits, 3. Stop the overreach.  It is our job to help educate these new Legislators along these lines. 


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Physicians for COS

The diagnosis is clear.

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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