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Importing Drugs and Exporting Our Problems

This entry was also published on the Huffington Post.

I was going to blog about the illogic of the proposed amendment to health care legislation allowing the importation of lower-priced drugs from Canada, but Ezra Klein of the Washington Post beat me to it. As he notes, referring to floor comments by Senator David Vitter (R-LA):

Kudos for Kiva

I just noticed that Kiva has revamped its individual loan pages. Here's a screen shot of a loan page from March 2007 that I dug up (thank you nau.com), for a loan to Galib Asadov, a hairdresser in Azerbaijan:

Kiva old-style loan page