These are the halcyon days for PoliticusUSA. Staff writers and contributors have an endless smorgasbord of Republican rubbish to expose. You could write on a different issue that Republicans have twisted and misrepresented every day for a year and you still wouldn’t cover the endless destruction wrought through their fealty to the corporate multi-national gods.
My story is about the giant life and death rip-off that is the retail costs of cancer medications. The nitty gritty of cancer meds is that when you're dealing with dying, desperate people, you can hose them out of every last penny they're worth.
80% of prescription medication ingredients are made overseas, mostly in China and India, yet inspection of those factories has been alarmingly inadequate.