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Tenth Amendment

February 1, 2014

Selected Constitutional Issues Presentation to Denton County GOP

Presentation given by IPI President Tom Giovanetti at a gathering by the Denton County GOP in celebration of Lincoln-Reagan Day.

September 17, 2013

Thank President Obama for the Country's Newfound Interest in the Constitution

Our “constitutional scholar” in the White House has done more than anyone to reignite popular interest in the freedoms and limits outlined in the U.S. Constitution—though not exactly in the way President Obama might have hoped.

July 10, 2012

Perry vs. Medicaid plan

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

In reaction to Gov. Rick Perry's declaration Monday that Texas should decline to expand Medicaid and leave creation of a health insurance exchange to the federal government, Dr. Merrill Matthews is quoted by Dallas Morning News reporter Robert Garrett that if enough states push back, maybe they can get the flexibility to try and actually fix the broken Medicaid system. 

June 29, 2012

What to Expect Post-ObamaCare Ruling

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Dr. Merrill Matthews, IPI resident scholar, tells OneNewsNow that John Roberts saved the president's "bacon" by siding with the four liberal justices and upholding most of ObamaCare, including the individual mandate, as constitutional under Congress' taxing powers.

June 28, 2012

Matthews: Chief Justice Roberts Went Out of His Way to Hand President Obama a Victory

“It’s as if Chief Justice John Roberts went out of his way to hand President Obama a victory,” said IPI's Merrill Matthews. "And now that the Supreme Court has upheld Obamacare, let’s see if the public also upholds it come November."

June 27, 2012

Arizona ruling seen giving Romney opening

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

The fallout from the Supreme Court’s split decision this week on Arizona’s tough immigration law could give GOP nominee Mitt Romney and his party a fresh opportunity to reframe the immigration debate and cut into President Obama’s huge lead among Hispanic voters, Merrill Matthews tells Washington Times reporter Ralph Hallow.

June 26, 2012

The irony of the individual mandate

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

There are many ironies in the furor around the individual mandate, writes Ezra Klein in the Washington Post. One is that there is no better deal in the legislation — and there has perhaps never been a better deal in the individual health-care market — than to go without insurance and pay the mandate’s penalty.

June 21, 2012

Matthews Available for Coverage of Supreme Court Health Care Law Decision

Dr. Merrill Matthews, IPI health care expert, is available for interview to offer analysis throughout ongoing coverage of the historic Supreme Court decision regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, expected next week.

June 15, 2010

Federalism: The Founders' Formula for Freedom

by Congressman Rob Bishop

Most governments at the time of the Constitutional Convention were unitary governments, in which power was centralized. The U.S., by contrast, adopted a system of confederal power, balancing power between two complementary but separate strands—one horizontal and one vertical. Our country is at a crossroads. A recent poll found that four out of five Americans don’t trust Washington. Americans are ready for change—real change that gives them, not Washington, greater control over their own lives.

May 11, 2010

A Citizen's Guide to the Tenth Amendment

by Merrill Matthews, William Murchison

Understanding the role and purpose of the Tenth Amendment is absolutely critical to maintaining the kind of government and country the Founding Fathers intended.


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