As we've highlighted, the dangerous effort to weaken critical patent protections for U.S. pharmaceutical…
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Image of the Day: Private Sector Pharmaceutical Investment Propels Innovation

As we've highlighted, the dangerous effort to weaken critical patent protections for U.S. pharmaceutical innovators often minimizes the role of private investment and exaggerates the role of public funding.  This offers a critical corrective at a moment when American drug and vaccine innovation is more important than ever:

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="530"] The Critical Role of Private Pharmaceutical Investment[/caption]…[more]

May 14, 2021 • 09:16 AM

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Potential Acorn Lawsuit May Be Nuts Print
Thursday, January 20 2011

A Connecticut woman has filed notice that she is considering a lawsuit against the City of Waterbury (Connecticut) after she slipped on acorns on the town's Greenway.
 
Prospective Plaintiff Grace Triano, in the notice filed by her attorney William F. Gallagher, claims she fell on debris consisting mainly of acorns, banged her head and was treated at a local hospital.  Gallagher said the experience was like "walking on marbles."  
 
According to news reports, notice is all that is required for a lawsuit to be filed.
 
—Source:  Republican American (Middlebury, CT)

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—Stephen Moore, Co-Founder of the Committee to Unleash Prosperity and Former Member of President Trump’s Economic Recovery Task Force
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