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High Risk: The Debate Over the Price of Specialty Drugs and Zika Virus

In an interview with CFIF, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses the history and regulations surrounding drug prices, who should finance important medical advancements, and the continuing Zika threat.

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September 27, 2016 • 01:11 pm

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Commencement Season
By Thomas Sowell
Tuesday, May 24 2016
This is the season of college Commencement speeches — an art form that has seldom been memorable, but has increasingly become toxic in recent times. Two themes seem to dominate Commencement speeches. One is shameless self-advertising by people in government, or in related organizations supported by the taxpayers or donors, saying how nobler it is to be in "public service" than working in business or other "selfish" activities. In other words, the message is that it is morally superior to be in organizations consuming output produced by others than to be in organizations…
 
Two More Legal Victories for Second Amendment
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TSA's Union Power Grab: Thousands Slowing Down Airports
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How the Clintons Cashed In
When Bill and Hillary Clinton moved out of the White House 15 years ago, they were "dead broke,"…
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Washington Post "Fact Checker" Reporter to Puerto Rico Retirees and Bondholders: Let Them Eat Social Security Cake
It's bad enough that The Washington Post's notoriously biased "Fact Checker" labels a Center…
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The Puerto Rican Government Bailout that Only Few Know (and We're Pretty Sure They Don't Want You to Know)
Who knew that the scariest word to official Washington these days isn't ISIS?  It isn't Iran or…
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Donald Trump: An Equal and Opposite Reaction to Barack Obama
Regardless of one's position on the Trump phenomenon, it's important to rebut a convenient, self-serving…
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What Government Can't Do
Let's call this the most unsurprising headline of the year so far: "Marriage Increases the Odds…
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Medicare Cuts Killing Seniors
President Obama's Medicare cuts are killing seniors. His health law changed Medicare, adding bonuses…
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Dry Rot in Academia
Jason Riley has now joined the long and distinguished list of people invited — and then disinvited —…
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Court Halts Liberal Campaign to Intimidate Conservative Donors
Throughout American history, our First Amendment freedoms of speech and association have frequently demanded…
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Question of the Week   
At what age are men in the U.S. required to register with the Selective Service?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"A recent Gallup survey found a new low in public trust of the media, with only 32 percent of Americans saying they have a great deal or some trust in newspapers, TV and radio 'to report the news fully, accurately and fairly.' Trust fell eight points in one year alone and is only 14 percent among Republicans.In a change election where both candidates have historically high negative ratings, many voters…[more]
 
 
—Michael Goodwin, New York Post
— Michael Goodwin, New York Post
 
Liberty Poll   

Who won the first 2016 televised presidential debate?