How a Cabal Keeps Generics Scarce
‘ABOUT a year ago, President Obama signed a law that was supposed to end chronic shortages of lifesaving drugs. But the critical lack of generic drugs continues unabated. It is a preventable crisis that is inflicting suffering on patients and, in some cases, causing needless deaths.
‘According to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, a group that maintains a closely watched drug-shortage database, 302 drugs were in short supply as of July 31, up from 211 about a year earlier.
‘The new law, which among other things requires manufacturers to report anticipated shortages, is ineffective because it addresses symptoms, not the underlying economic cause. Policy makers apparently failed to ask the important question: How could this happen in a free-market economy? That would have steered them to the giant purchasing organizations that control the procurement of up to $300 billion in drugs, devices and supplies annually for some 5,000 health care facilities. These cartels have undermined the laws of supply and demand…’
Good news for rapists
Rapists Could Acquire HIV from Victims
‘A man who has been jailed for raping a woman is waiting to find out whether he has contracted HIV from her.
‘Richard Thomas was sentenced to five years and four months after admitting raping the woman at her home in Leigh, Greater Manchester.
‘He knew she was ill but did not know she had HIV and collapsed when police told him, Liverpool Crown Court heard.
‘Thomas, 27, of Sandringham Drive, Leigh, raped the woman after she had taken a sleeping tablet…’
To Dodge Law, High-Cost Lender Offers Cash for Free
If ‘there is no free lunch’, how could there be free cash!? I wonder too if the victim knew that by suing her rapist, she would expose her disease too lol
‘Alarmed by the explosion of high-cost lending in the state, cities across Texas have passed ordinances to prevent the cycle of debt that short-term, high-cost loans can create.
‘But some big lenders are finding clever ways around the laws – like giving away cash for free.
‘TitleMax promises to “make getting cash easy!” To get a loan, borrowers with “good credit, bad credit, or no credit” need only turn over the title to their car.
‘In Dallas, San Antonio, and Austin – which have all passed lending laws – those loans have come with zero percent interest.
What’s the catch?
10 Most Influential Books for Personal Growth
‘A means of expression one’s personal experience, scientific revelations, or new way of thought, books are extraordinary tools to broaden one’s perception and share new ways of thinking. Some of the most influential books that are available world-wide and share a simple, non-oppressive message follow below (in no particular order). Their message of awakening, peaceful living, and expanded thinking could be exactly what you need to jump start your personal development…’