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Image of the Day: As Senate Debates Latest Manchin-Schumer "Build Back Better" Iteration, Prescription Drug Prices Aren't the Inflationary Problem

As Senators Joe Manchin (D - West Virginia) and Kyrsten Sinema (D - Arizona) betray their "moderate" charade and join Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's (D - New York) latest tax-and-spend monstrosity, we've highlighted the preposterousness of the claim that imposing drug price controls will in any way address out-of-control inflation.  Price controls will kill innovation, but do nothing to reduce inflation, because prescription drug prices simply aren't the problem.  Once again, economist Steve Moore offers a handy illustration of that truth:

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="677"] Prescription Drug Costs Aren't the Problem[/caption]…[more]

August 05, 2022 • 01:26 PM

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A Long Island (NY) woman is suing a New York concert hall after being denied access to the restroom.
 
Lindsay Ekizian was 35 weeks pregnant when she begged the Hammerstein Ballroom building supervisor to allow her to use the ladies room after a comedy show at the Midtown venue.  According to her lawsuit, management didn't care that she was 35 weeks pregnant, with a baby pressing on her bladder.
 
"There's a bathroom at the end of the block," the supervisor allegedly told her.
 
According to news reports and the Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit, Ekizian didn't make it to the restroom and she blames Hammerstein management for the humiliation of wetting her pants.
 
The Hammerstein Ballroom refused comment.
 
—Source:  New York Post

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Do you believe the tax increases and hundreds of billions of dollars in new spending in the so-called ‘Inflation Reduction Act of 2022’ - negotiated behind closed doors by Senators Manchin and Schumer - will increase or decrease inflation if passed?