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July 29, 2021 • 10:02 AM

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“Suspend Intellectual Property Rights” for Pharmaceuticals? No, Strengthen Them
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, December 10 2020
Would you drag yourself out of bed every morning and commute into work if your earnings were later subject to confiscation and redistribution, leaving you no assurance that your sacrifice and effort would be rightfully rewarded?   Unless you possess a charitable streak wide enough to make Mother Teresa appear Ebenezer Scrooge by comparison, the answer is surely “no.”   So why should we irrationally hold pharmaceutical innovators, who undertake great risk and expense to pursue novel treatments, to a different standard?   That pointed question returns…
 
Will Biden give in to the Hydroxy Effect?
There is as yet no known, easily accessible cure for COVID-19. Over the past year, lots of old and new…
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How Nancy Pelosi's TDS Hurt America
One of the more appalling moments in the recent history of the House of Representatives occurred recently…
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Radical Raphael Warnock
The Rev. Raphael Warnock, a Democrat vying for one of Georgia's two contested Senate seats, claims his…
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CFIF Urges Congress to Reject Rate-Setting As 'Fix' to Surprise Billing Issue
  December 7, 2020   The Honorable Mitch McConnell   United States Senate Majority…
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Mandatory Voting Is Authoritarian
After the 2016 presidential election, I wrote an exceptionally unpopular op-ed for The Washington Post…
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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, Among the Trump Administration’s Best Appointments
If asked to identify President Trump’s finest and most effective appointments, most people would…
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Progressives Are No Longer Defenders of Free Expression
A half-century ago, progressives used to push limitless free expression, blasting conservatives for their…
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Goodbye to 'Peace Through Strength'?
President-elect Joe Biden named his national security team last week. Antony Blinken will be nominated…
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Statement on the Passing of Bruce Herschensohn
It is with heavy hearts that we share the sad news of the passing of our friend and Center for Individual…
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The Electoral College, Now More Than Ever
One must read to the end of The Washington Post's editorial, "Abolish the electoral college,"…
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In what year did the Fidel Castro-led revolution overthrow the Cuban government of President Fulgencio Batista?
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"An economy growing at 6.4% would be great news for most White Houses. But with inflation surging to 5.4%, many are not feeling the economic good times, and they know exactly whom to blame.'Everything just costs more, and no one's really making more other than if you get government money, which I did get some,' 52-year-old school maintenance worker John Novak told the Associated Press this week. '…[more]
 
 
—The Editors, Washington Examiner
— The Editors, Washington Examiner
 
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