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Biden Drug Plan Would Slash Innovation and U.S. Consumer Access

Joe Biden's inexorable march toward the fanatical left continued this week, as he and Bernie Sanders (D - Vermont) introduced their "unity platform" in anticipation of this year's Democratic convention.  We can thus add weaker U.S. patents and drug price controls imported from foreign nations to Biden's existing dumpster fire of bad ideas.

Here's the problem.  As we've often emphasized, and contrary to persistent myth, American consumers enjoy far greater access to new lifesaving drugs than people in other nations, including those in "other advanced economies" (Biden's words) whose price controls Biden seeks to import:

Of all new cancer drugs developed worldwide between 2011 and 2018, 96% were available to American consumers.  Meanwhile, only 56% of those drugs became available in Canada…[more]

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CFIF U.S. Presidents Quiz Print
By CFIF Staff
Thursday, February 13 2020

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Take our 10-Question Quiz and test your knowledge of our nation’s chief executives.

(Answer key may be found at the bottom)

1. What is the name of the federal holiday that falls annually on the third Monday in February?

a. Presidents Day
b. Valentine’s Day
c. Washington/Lincoln Day
d. Washington’s Birthday


2. What was George Washington’s salary as President of the United States?

a. $  25,000
b. $  50,000
c. $  75,000
d. $100,000


3. Which one of the following U.S. Presidents is the first to have both served on an aircraft carrier and had one named after him?

a. John F. Kennedy
b. Ronald Reagan
c. George H.W. Bush
d. Harry S. Truman


4. What does the President swear to "preserve, protect and defend" when he takes the Oath of Office?

a. United States of America
b. American people
c. Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
d. Constitution of the United States


5. Who was the only U.S. President to pay off the national debt?

a. George Washington
b. Thomas Jefferson
c. Andrew Jackson
d. Ronald Reagan


6. When did the Secret Service assume full-time responsibility for the protection of the President of the United States?

a. 1776
b. 1789
c. 1865
d. 1902


7. Which U.S. President was the first to withhold documents requested by Congress, claiming “the disclosure of which would injure the public”?

a. George Washington
b. Abraham Lincoln
c. Harry Truman
d. Richard Nixon


8. Which of the following was the first sitting U.S. President to have a child born in the White House?

a. John Adams
b. Thomas Jefferson
c. Ulysses S. Grant
d. Grover Cleveland


9. Who was the first sitting U.S. President to travel via airplane?

a. Theodore Roosevelt
b. Herbert Hoover
c. Franklin D. Roosevelt
d. Woodrow Wilson


10. Who was the first U.S. President to spend Christmas in the White House?

a. George Washington
b. John Adams
c. Thomas Jefferson
d. James Madison

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Answers: 1(d); 2(a); 3(c); 4(d); 5(c); 6(d); 7(a); 8(d); 9(c); 10(b)

 

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