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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]

July 10, 2020 • 04:52 PM

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Thursday, November 29 2012

A Chicago (IL) woman is suing the City of Chicago, United Airlines and her ex-boyfriend after being levied more than $105,000 in parking fees.

Jennifer Fitzgerald claims she doesn't owe a dime for the parking tickets incurred by her ex-boyfriend on a vehicle he abandoned at O'Hare International Airport three years ago. According to her lawsuit, she doesn't believe she is responsible for the 678 parking-related tickets and she is contesting the fees.

Fitzgerald claims that her ex-boyfriend, Brandon Preveau, bought the car from her uncle and, without her knowledge, put her name on the registration.  She said he then drove the car to the airport to board a plane (he worked for United Airlines), abandoning the car in the parking lot.  She further claims she did not have keys and Preveau refused to move the vehicle after she started receiving notices from the Department of Revenue about the fines.  Fitzgerald is suing the City of Chicago to contest the fees on grounds that she was not the vehicle's true owner. She also claims that under the City's laws, the car should have been towed a long time ago.  

“If they (police) go back and look at the law, I think they'll realize that they’re the ones who made the biggest mistake and should really in my opinion let this young woman off the hook for the vast majority of these tickets,” Mike Brockway, who runs the blog The Expired Meter, told local news reporters.

—Source: nydailynews.com

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