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The 'will of the people' is thwarted once again by legalized corruption in our so-called democratic system which is just another big lie.By Andrew Perez - https://www.dailyposter.com/big-pharmas-reward/Pharmaceutical interests have been flooding in donations to Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., who has emerged as the chief roadblock to Democrats’ plan to allow Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices.Between July and September, Sinema raised at least $100,000 from the pharmaceutical industry and donors at a private equity firm in the business of outsourcing pharmaceutical research and development, according to her campaign finance report filed Friday.While Sinema previously campaigned on lowering drug prices, Politico reported last month that Sinema had informed President Joe Biden that she opposes the party’s signature drug pricing initiative, which would finally allow Medicare to use its bulk purchasing power to lower prices.
plan to allow Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices.Lower drug prices can be obtained by Medicare using a non-negotiated price. Medicare would have to do it (which, IMO, *is* allowed). No where is such a system prohibited. Savings about $250B or more per year.Once it happened, the RWNJs in Congress would try to pass a law to prohibit it (of course). But a multi-year contract would require the govt to pay for the loss, so the RWNJs would "freeze" drug prices at the 2021(or earlier) level for the length of the contract (or longer). In other words, cutting off their noses to spite their face (sound familiar?).
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