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  •  Highly recommended (3+ / 0-)
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    elwior, bobswern, aliasalias

    Here's a couple more links to chew on

    Equity is the Superior Growth Model

    Please go to that link and download the pdfs and dig in to the charts and graphs.  It's good stuff.

    And this for outrageous NEW corruption favoring the haves and cheating the have nots, in this case on the backs of kidney/dialysis patients and the middle class:

    Medicare Pricing Delay: Big Senate gift to Drug Maker

    Just two weeks after pleading guilty in a major federal fraud case, Amgen, the world’s largest biotechnology firm, scored a largely unnoticed coup on Capitol Hill: Lawmakers inserted a paragraph into the “fiscal cliff” bill that did not mention the company by name but strongly favored one of its drugs.

    The language buried in Section 632 of the law delays a set of Medicare price restraints on a class of drugs that includes Sensipar, a lucrative Amgen pill used by kidney dialysis patients.

    The provision gives Amgen an additional two years to sell Sensipar without government controls.

    •  Had read about the Medicare pricing delay... (1+ / 0-)
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      ...but, hadn't seen the "Equity is the Superior Growth Model" files for which you provided links in your comment! MANY thanks for this, Kid! Very much appreciate your comments in general; and, I'm grateful for them when they appear in my posts, especially! Write on!

      "I always thought if you worked hard enough and tried hard enough, things would work out. I was wrong." --Katharine Graham

      by bobswern on Sun Jan 20, 2013 at 07:44:32 PM PST

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