So essentially, the senate has said if you’re elderly and poor where you have to choose between medicine to live, or food to live, screw you. You should have contributed to my campain fund. This is really, really sad. Well, time to invest in companies that build prisons, they’ll start filling up with old people.
Senate Vote Blocks Imported Drugs | World Latest | Guardian Unlimited In a triumph for the pharmaceutical industry, the Senate on Monday killed a drive to allow consumers to buy prescription drugs from abroad at a significant savings over domestic prices. On a 49-40 vote, the Senate required the administration to certify the safety and effectiveness of imported drugs before they can be imported, a requirement that officials have said they cannot meet. “Well, once again the big drug companies have proved that they are the most powerful and best financed lobby in Washington,” said Sen. David Vitter, a Louisiana Republican.