Respectful Insolence

Archives for August 2, 2006

Obviously an evil conspiracy by big pharma

Here’s something so obvious that it should have been done years ago: WASHINGTON — Unlike prescription drugmakers, manufacturers of vitamins, minerals and herbal remedies have no obligation to tell the Food and Drug Administration if consumers suffer serious side effects after taking their products. That may soon change. Legislation headed for a vote in the…

I had seriously considered jumping all over this story when I first saw it early Monday morning. After all, look at the headline: Jewish groups call for hate-crime probe on Mel Gibson A more truly ominous thing to be calling for based on a drunken anti-Semitic tirade I have a hard time imagining. As you…