Daniel O’Day, Chairman & CEO, Gilead Sciences, recently sent an open letter to the American Public, indicating why its U.S. Patented drug Remdesivir to treat the coronavirus will be a company $$ bonanza with its new pricing. Because of the way the U.S. system is set up and the discounts that government healthcare programs expect, … Continue reading Gilead coronavirus drug is $3,100. We can’t purchase India’s generic for 1/4 the price!
At first blush FWD.us sounded like a nice organization. Maybe I was prejudiced - my initials are FWD (middle name: William), and twitter handle is @fwdpost. Was I wrong! FWD.us is just another way to increase profits for the elite and eliminate jobs for the rest of us, especially our STEM grads. This lobbying cabal … Continue reading FWD doesn’t mean “Forward” to this group of richest elite
No country has sent more of its nationals to the United States over the last decade than China, according to the Census Bureau. In 2006, 350,000 Mexican nationals legally arrived in the U.S., which was more than Chinese, Indians, and Canadians combined. A dozen years later, it was China that supplied the most foreign-born immigrants … Continue reading China and India – not Mexico – are now sending us the most “legal” immigrants to take our very best jobs and lower all wages
Under Medicare Part B, America's seniors are entitled to drugs administered in the hospital, but they are responsible for 20% of the cost. That sounds reasonable, and Medicare officials say they carefully scrutinize drugs before approval. But I have yet to discover a list of unapproved drugs. It appears that if the FDA says it … Continue reading Pegaspargase – an example of how we don’t control drug costs
Big business in India has adopted the tactic of eliminating competition through onerous regulations. Many of us can remember the American corner grocery, local pharmacy, small bakery, tiny-herd dairy farm, one-person law or accountant firm. Tens of thousands of small companies have closed in recent decades, replaced by chains and their monopoly practices of poorer … Continue reading Big business in India benefits from taxes and regulations that are forcing small competitors out of business – sound familiar?
Who ever heard of a bill passed by the House of Representatives that was only allowed 40 minutes of debate and no amendments or hearings before an immediate vote requiring a 2/3 majority to reach final approval? It seems like a good plan in in an extreme emergency, or for a noncontroversial bill - like … Continue reading Both parties overjoyed with bipartisan bill that will approve 300,000 citizens of India to take our high-paying jobs
Talk about two, very strange bedfellows! Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) might be described as Ying and Yang in their public political positions, but when it comes to destroying jobs for Americans, they are as inseparable as Ding and Dong. This odd couple is co-sponsoring the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act, … Continue reading Republican Mike Lee and Democrat Kamala Harris in bed together for plot against American workers
Matt McMillan was bit by a copperhead snake, while he was camping in July at Fall River Lake, Kansas, and was flown to Via Christi Hospital in Wichita. He recalls “that was $47,600 for that 30-minute ride. To me that's a lot of money.” "The snake antivenom is the costly part. I guess that's $20,000 … Continue reading Poison snake venom vial – $12 in India, $20,000 U.S. – and there’s even cheap vaccine for dogs, not people