‘Kill the Cancer’: Tom Coburn Urges State Leaders to Act

Red Millennial

In late 2013, retired U.S. Senator Dr. Tom Coburn was diagnosed with Stage Four prostrate cancer, his fourth round with the disease.

“I went to the best physicians I could find,” Coburn related before a captive gathering of hundreds of state legislators on December 3. “I told them, ‘I don’t want you treating my pain.  I want you to kill the cancer. I don’t care what it takes.'”

Coburn was recently declared completely cancer free.

“I stand before you today with no evidence of disease because we aggressively treated the problem, not the symptoms,” Coburn emphasized, calling on the legislators to utilize their constitutional authority to address the nation’s core problem of federal overreach.

“You got to go all the way in order to treat this disease–the concentration of power in Washington that limits our liberty and also our economic success.”

“The Founders gave us this wonderful tool with which to treat the real…

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