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The end of health care reform?

For real insight on how DC works, read this piece on Billy Tauzin link here. The ex-Congressman from Louisiana has been the best known lobbyist for the drug industry. He now seems to have been fired because he gave too many profits away to Obama in the cap on drug spending in the health reform bill. The companies are now wobbling in their promised support for the bill.

The longer this goes on and the larger the loss in potential company profits, the less likely any reform seems. Consider now that none of this would be happening if drugs weren't patented.


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