Monday, November 16, 2009

Greedaholic Drug Makers Raise Price Before Reform

Click Here: Drug makers race to raise prices on drugs to beat the target date of Government Overhaul of the health-care system... HUH?

First the Credit Card Industry tries their hand at price gauging before the deadline of Government changes go into effect, February 2010. Now BIG PHARMA jumps on the greed bandwagon, putting gluttony above altruism by raising already exuberant drug prices before reform takes place. Is BIG CORPORATE DADDY beginning to feel the slight strangulation of a Progressive Government in control? I don’t think so. What they are feeling is the loss of authority, handed to them on a silver plate by leaders in Congress who only respond to how much $$$ they can get from the greedaholic’s quid pro quo. Giving the SOB’s, carte blanche on what they can do to the rest of us. The fracturing of our fragile consumer driven economic system should have changed their behavior but as the saying goes... You Can’t Teach An Old Dog New Tricks. Only one thing counts, its bottom line ($$$), no matter who gets hurt!

Benjamin Barber comment: "Democracy means pluralism. If everything’s religion, we rightly distrust it. If everything’s politics, even in good politics, we rightly distrust it. But when everything’s marketing and everything’s retail and everything’s shopping, we somehow think that enhances our freedom. Well, it doesn’t. It has the same corrupting effect on the fundamental diversity and variety that are our lives, that make us human, that make us happy. And, in that sense, focusing on shopping and the fulfillment of private consumer desires actually undermines our happiness."

Let's keep our heads, while we continue to


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