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Shkreli ordered to return $64M, is barred from drug industry


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u/najing_ftw Jan 14 '22

That surprises me, but it shouldn’t


u/omgburritos Jan 14 '22

If Biden had more balls, he would've used her corruption as leverage to pass the budget reconciliation package


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u/ThisFckinGuy Jan 14 '22 edited Jan 14 '22

Because hes not here to really do anything for us common folks. He's stabilizing the republican rush on power to appease major Dem donors would be my guess. And he's "not Trump" so that's enough of a win for many others. Idk who tf Dems will run in 3 years, especially if they lose the house and even more power to "attempt" to pass anything. There's already enough issue getting things through the senate with McCarthy Manchin* and Sinema.

Its just weak the whole way down. Inflation will stay and this is the new norm. I'm not gonna pretend I'm well versed in policies or even politics in general but I know a puppet vibe and when not to be surprised that nothing is really happening. But I always leave myself open to be proved wrong.


u/annuidhir Jan 14 '22

McCarthy is a Republican. I think you mean Manchin, the Democrat from WV.


u/ThisFckinGuy Jan 14 '22

Freudian slip.