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Naming specific products in legislation is always a bad idea. It creates monopolies. EpiPen was guided expertly into profits through the use of stealthy lobbying, public opinion and just sheer brute force. If you want to win in Washington, make sure you get born into the right family!

Ever so slight disagreement, though… the “free market” is a really bad counterweight to power and money. The free market would have all of us working an entire day for a mouthful of bread and some dirty water. Maybe.

I wrote a letter:

Part of a larger project. I doubt very much it will actually produce anything, but it keeps me from stabbing myself in the eye with an expired EpiPen while pulling the emergency shoot, holding two cans of beer, screaming, “SO LONG, SUCKAHS!!!!” at the top of my lungs….