Didn't you read the follow-up story?. The free market fixed that problem, and the medicine is selling for a buck now.
Not quite that simple: many folks won't have access to a compounding pharmacy, the drug isn't for sale yet that I can tell, and for many or most drugs a compounding pharmacy won't be able to help. I think the real answer is pretty similar to your answer about money: not all monopolies are evil and we shouldn't abandon all monopolies. When rent seekers like Actelion and Turing learn to game the system it's time to reform the rules on restricted distribution and returning generic drugs to exclusive status; it's not time to blow up the FDA.
Why in the world do you think he should react any differently when you ask him to give you his money for free?
You are the only one talking about getting something for free. For everyone else it's quid pro quo.
Being a firefighter is dangerous; damned dangerous.
In the US it is actually a safer (2.5 deaths per 100,000 workers) than average (3.5 deaths per 100,000 workers) job.
It's either that, or get NO service during a disaster. Think very, very carefully before you decide which option is better.
or just give emergency services first priority, text messaging 2nd, email 3rd,
It's a good sized city with plenty of city things to do
Yes, cities are generic that way. Go to city, go to House Of Blues, catch a travelling broadway show, leave city. Seriously - if you can't name 5 amazing and important (to you) things about where you live you aren't living there - you're stuck there.
Diesel trucks are not designed to carry people, they are designed to carry freight
Around me they are marketed as capable of towing yachts and carrying other trucks, but designed to carry the American Dream of being Bigger, Louder, and Shinier than the next guy. A few do have contractor toolboxes in the back, but most are commuting to work or class with an empty cooler and a bungee cord in the bed. At least the genuine freight haulers aren't so fucking loud.
One: support contracts are rarely, if ever, perpetual.
Read the comment I responded to:
Instead, an open source product should always be offered for the smallest amount that constitutes a legal sale, and then income generated by supporting it for perpetuity.
Two: does the phrase "bid out separately" ring a bell, and if so, do you understand what it means?
Yes and yes, but congratulations on going ad hominem.
If they aren't paying in cash, make certain their payment to you is more valuable to you than the cash price.
Explain the syntheses of 2-(1H-benzotriazol-1-yl)-1,1,3,3-tetramethyluronium hexauorophosphate) and 1-[Bis-(dimethylamino)methyliumyl]-1H-1,2,3-triazolo[4,5- b]pyridine-3-oxide hexafluorophosphate , then explain which coupling agent should be used in which situations.
Using short words.
"I've finally learned what `upward compatible' means. It means we get to keep all our old mistakes." -- Dennie van Tassel