Big Pharma Gets Rolled
Well, this didn’t take long: Caught between a pivotal industry ally and the protests of Congressional Democrats, the Obama administration on Friday backed away from what drug industry lobbyists had said this week was a firm White House promise to exclude from a proposed health care overhaul the possibility of allowing the government to negotiate lower drug prices under Medicare. …Pressed by drug industry lobbyists, | Read More »
Did Obama Just Throw the Gay Community Under the Bus?
President Obama is reportedly set to nominate California Representative Ellen Tauscher for the post of Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security. If you consult Ms. Tauscher’s biography, her work on arms control and non-proliferation makes its first appearance in the 12th paragraph (in a bio with 14 paragraphs overall). Her work in this area is apparently not as important as her work | Read More »
Thrown under the bus (Open Thread)
Dodd2010: AIG? Obama made me do it! This my friends, is getting to be fun to watch… the AP-O! Gets the headline right at least here.