(UTOPIA) Tax Alert : Stop 150% tax pledge increase

Jonathan Ellis jonathan at utahpython.org
Sat Apr 19 02:21:18 MDT 2008


On 4/17/08, Stuart Jansen <sjansen at buscaluz.org> wrote:
> The
>  simple fact is, our current system subsidies other nation's health care.
>  How can can other countries get away with price controls on drugs? We
>  fund the research with our purchases, while they reap the benefits. It's
>  simple parasitism, perhaps even economic warfare.

No, it's just pharmaceutical companies practicing price discrimination.

("Discrimination" is a loaded word today but price discrimination has
a specific meaning in microeconomics --
http://tutor2u.net/economics/revision-notes/a2-micro-price-discrimination.html)

-Jonathan



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