it’s not the job of the government to protect people. It’s the job of the government to make money for people (our people): FDA and aduhelm

A day after a Fox News anchor, Brian Kilmeade, argued that it was not the job of the government to protect people, the NYT is reporting that the FDA approved the use of a drug, Aducanumab, manufactured by Biogen when there was no conclusive evidence that the drug was effective in treating Alzheimer’s. As isContinue reading “it’s not the job of the government to protect people. It’s the job of the government to make money for people (our people): FDA and aduhelm”

Elliott Abrams Should be in Prison. A New Low for the Trump Administration. The Criminal Mind

This is a good summary of some of the reasons Elliott Abrams should be in prison: Common Dreams, August 6, 2020 Abrams’ resume includes: In the 1980s, he defended the infamous Guatemalan General Efraín Ríos Montt, whose violent crackdown on the indigenous Ixil Mayan people of Guatemala was so brutal that it was classified asContinue reading “Elliott Abrams Should be in Prison. A New Low for the Trump Administration. The Criminal Mind”

“…companies with political connections…”

THE BIGGEST CLASS THEFT IN THE HISTORY OF THE COUNTRY The New York Times is reporting today that a doctor, Dr. Rick Bright , who was Director of the Department of Health and Human Services Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, was removed from his positionContinue reading ““…companies with political connections…””

“We Don’t Have Time.”

The disaster that is the Trump administration reaction to and handling of the Coronavirus crisis has been decades in the making.  It is the result of raising to seriousness for political purposes, willful ignorance, superstition, and an anti-science bias. The right and the Republican Party saw political benefit in cultivating those traits in the population. Continue reading ““We Don’t Have Time.””

“Why do you care?” Trump and the Wonder Drugs.

Trump says: “What do we have to lose? I feel very good about it.”   This is just one of several statements Trump has made over the past few days, trying to convince the American people that he has some wonder drug that is going to combat the virus.   In one instance, he’s talkingContinue reading ““Why do you care?” Trump and the Wonder Drugs.”