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BEHIND BARS: ”Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli Jailed for Harassing Hillary Clinton

September 13, 2017

Scumbag Shkreli is finally getting his just desserts Martin Shkreli is a name and face that one does not forget. He is a man who represents a lot of things wrong with the United States’s various bureaucratic systems governing health…

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Trump Budget Proposes $18 Billion in Cuts To AIDS Research, Pell Grants, Education (VIDEO)

March 31, 2017

Trump is in a hurry to wield the budget ax The Trump administration is hurrying to slash federal spending this year for programs it considers unnecessary, as opposed to waiting until 2018 as expected. he White House is proposing a…

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Oklahoma School District Hires ‘Christian’ Sex-Ed Speaker. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

March 24, 2017

An Oklahoma High School recently booked Christian sex education speaker Shelly Donahue to speak to the senior class about responsible sex. And, of course, she preached abstinence only, which upset more than a few people because she’d been told to…

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Hell Freezes Over: GOP Gov. Signs Needle Exchange And Rape Kit Testing Bills Into Law

March 23, 2016

Hallelujah! Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs needle exchange and rape kit testing bills into law. The Republican Party has never been known for caring about heroin addicts or about rape victims. Yet, on Weds., GOP Gov. Rick Scott signed a…

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Republican Governor Blames Refugees For Bringing AIDS, the ‘Ziki Fly’ And Diseases To U.S.

February 18, 2016

Republican GOVERNOR’S BIZARRE Rant About Refugees Reveals Total Lack Of Understanding. On Wednesday, at a town hall meeting in Augusta, Maine, Tea Party Governor Paul LePage told attendees that refugees pose the greatest threat to Maine because they bring “foreign types of…

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Senate Demands Answers From Price Gouging Pharma CEO Shkreli

November 5, 2015

The saga of the price-raising CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals continues its tailspin, as the hits keep rolling in. Martin Shkreli has held his head high ever since he raised the price on his single-supply generic medication, Daraprim, over 5000 percent overnight…

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Pharma Bro To Bernie Sanders: Don’t Want My Money? ‘I May Support A Republican Now’ (VIDEO)

October 23, 2015

Martin Shkreli’s hissy fit: “I’d destroy [Sanders] in any debate about pharmaceuticals.” Last week Turin Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli wrote Bernie Sanders a $2,700 check, the legal maximum for an individual donor. But, as Maria Bartiromo bluntly pointed out to…

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Bernie Sanders Fights To Stop Greedy Assholes From Jacking Up Rx Prices

September 22, 2015

Last week, someone suffering from HIV, epilepsy, Folate-deficiency anemia or malaria paid on average of $13.50 per tablet for the drug, Pyrimethamine, known by the trade name Daraprim, a lifesaving drug that treats parasitic infection. This morning, that same pill would…

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Texas Cuts HIV Funding, Boosts Abstinence Spending – This Should Go Well

April 1, 2015

The Texas House just passed a budget bill that will slash $3 million in funding from HIV prevention programs and divert the money to abstinence education: Republican state Rep. Stuart Spitzer, a doctor and the amendment’s sponsor, at one point…

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