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Stat of the Day: Thanksgiving Costs Up a Record 20%, but Prescription Drug Prices Decline

As we approach Thanksgiving, you may have heard (or personally experienced) that the cost of Thanksgiving dinner this year is up a record 20%.

Meanwhile, guess what's actually declined in price, according to the federal government itself.  That would be prescription drug prices, which declined 0.1% last month alone.

Perhaps the Biden Administration should focus on helping everyday Americans afford Thanksgiving, rather than artificially imposing innovation-killing government price controls on lifesaving drugs, which are actually declining in price and nowhere near the inflation rate afflicting other consumer costs.…[more]

November 17, 2022 • 11:48 AM

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Wednesday, January 21 2015

Pop rock legend Rick Springfield was sued by a fan after allegedly knocking her out with his buttocks.

According to news reports, Vicki Calcagno was at a concert in 2004 watching "Jessie's Girl" star Springfield when the singer fell—and allegedly loved her with a little too much of “that body.” Calcagno claimed Springfield knocked her unconscious after he fell and struck her head with his backside.

At court proceedings recently held for the incident, Calcagno's attorney, Kenneth Goldblatt, called Springfield to the witness stand and reportedly asked "very aggressive" questions. Springfield was eventually reduced to tears after his attorney, John Pfeifer, questioned him about performing in the audience to get closer to his fans.

Springfield, during nearly 90 minutes of testimony, informed the court it’s not uncommon for women at concerts to grab his butt—“if they’re feeling a little saucy.”

After Calcagno was carried out on a stretcher during deliberations, the jury returned a not guilty verdict in favor of Springfield, who quipped, “My butt’s never gotten so much attention.”


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