DC Again Misidentifies a Problem – For Crony, Self-Serving Reasons

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In the great Aaron Sorkin based-upon-real-life movie “Charlie Wilson’s War” there is a brief yet very apt exchange between Texas Representative Charlie Wilson and CIA agent Gust Avrakotos: Wilson: “No, I don’t understand…because I’m stupid.” Avrakotos: “No, you’re not stupid – you’re just in Congress.” In the area of pharmaceuticals and their national and international […]

Umm…There Is Some Really Good Patent Legislation in Congress

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Will wonders never cease. We who follow the goings-on in Washington, D.C. – are used to not a lot of good going on. We have time and again seen lots and lots of awful legislation – pass and become law. We have seen lots of last-second omnibus-ing.  Massive, unread spending bills passed at the very […]

The New EU Trade Deal: No One Likes Tariffs – Which Is Why Trump Imposes Them

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When I attended primary school, a popular insult amongst the students (please pardon the crassness, we were kids) was “Sucks to be you.” As we’ve previously noted – life is high school on steroids.  Which President Donald Trump seems to grasp better than most.  He applied this knowledge to accomplish oh-so-very-much in the private sector […]