Drugmakers Vowed to Campaign for Health Law, Memos Show

Drew Armstrong Bloomberg 5/31/2012

Drugmakers led by Pfizer (PFE) Inc. agreed to run a “very significant public campaign” bankrolling political support for the 2010 health-care law, including TV ads, while the Obama administration promised to block provisions opposed by drugmakers, documents released by Republicans show.

The internal memos and e-mails for the first time unveil […]

The SIGA scandal: Calls for investigation mount

I cannot help but see the similarities between this case and the Solyndra scandal, since both involve rewarding companies tied to Obama donors, billions in taxpayer dollars, and insider dealing.

Michelle Malkin 1/27/2012

Back in November, I spotlighted Obama’s half-billion-dollar crony drug deal involving a no-bid contract with politically-connected SIGA.

Refresher course here.

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SEIU Corruption Flies Below the Radar

David A. Bego Big Government 12/16/2011

The SEIU’s Insidious Tentacles continue to infiltrate government and politics at the expense of its own rank and file without attracting national media attention. Interestingly enough the mainstream media will not peek beneath the covers and investigate reports by employees and employers, such as those detailed in The Devil […]

Cost, need questioned in $433-million smallpox drug deal

A company controlled by a longtime political donor gets a no-bid contract to supply an experimental remedy for a threat that may not exist.

David Willman Los Angeles Times 11/13/2011

Over the last year, the Obama administration has aggressively pushed a $433-million plan to buy an experimental smallpox drug, despite uncertainty over whether it is […]

Pfizer Gives Details on Payments to Doctors

Duff Wilson The New York Times 3/31/2010

Pfizer, the world’s largest drug maker, said Wednesday that it paid about $20 million to 4,500 doctors and other medical professionals for consulting and speaking on its behalf in the last six months of 2009, its first public accounting of payments to the people who decide which drugs […]

The Washington Times: Obamacare’s backroom deals

EDITORIAL: Obamacare’s backroom deal So much for transparency in government health care By THE WASHINGTON TIMES Friday, August 14, 2009

President Obama promised that all health care negotiations would be public. Over the course of a year, at campaign appearances, on national TV shows and to newspaper editorial boards, he said that he wanted to […]