In her piece on anti-Americanism, Deb Halsted wrote, “Obama did not destroy health care. It started with corporate health care greed and pharmaceutical company greed.”
I agree 100 percent. The problem is greed.
For instance, when big drug manufacturers charge foreign customers a fraction of what they charge American customers for the identical drug, it’s obvious that greed is the difference.
We know that big drug makers are making a profit on foreign sales. They’re not conducting business with foreign entities to sell their products at a loss.
Instead of being happy with the same profits here at home, they will gouge the American customers.
But why? Simple – it’s because they can. It isn’t like the American people can boycott the drugs they need in protest.
It doesn’t matter what the costs are to society as long as the health care industry greed can stuff huge amounts of cash into the corporate and shareholder pockets.
Unfortunately, we are all at their mercy.