YOUR DAILY DYSTOPIA | 2017.06.26

 

Senator Susan Collins (R-MA) and Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) expressed strong opposition to voting for the Senate’s health care bill before the July 4 recess.

“It’s hard for me to see the bill passing this week, but that’s up to the majority leader,” Collins said on ABC’s This Week. “We could well be in all night a couple of nights.”

Johnson said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that, “I would like to delay the thing,” Johnson said. “There’s no way we should be voting on this next week. No way.”

Johnson was supported in his candidacy for the Senate by a $1 million ad buy in Wisconsin from the Koch Network, a supervillain cabal that literally thinks that the current Senate health care bill doesn’t go far enough to cut insurance from poor people, because it doesn’t completely defund Medicaid.

It’s unclear at this time how much the Koch Brothers are influencing Senator Collins in her opposition to the bill. Rumors say that the Koch Brothers may hire HYDRA to put mind-control leeches into her brain if Collins opposes the Senate Health Care bill on humanitarian grounds.

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Did you know Congress is considering a bill that would allow Airlines to advertise fares that don’t include taxes in them? At present, regulations require that Airlines include all taxes and fees in their fare prices whenever they advertise. Charlie Leocha, president of the advocacy group Travelers United, laid out how the rule works.

“Back in 2012, before DOT set rules to control deceptive advertising, airlines advertised transatlantic flights for $65. Of course, after reading the fine print a consumer found that the most inexpensive ticket cost more than $750,” Leocha said. “The FAA bill will allow airlines to return to that kind of anti-consumer misleading advertising.”

The bill from Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA), says that it’s not unfair to advertise a low fair as long as the taxes and fees are clearly disclosed through a link or pop-up box on their web sites.

It’s unclear at this time if the taxes and fees would be allowed to be written in a 1pt or smaller font at this time.

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Pharma Bro and aspiring supervillain Martin Shkreli is set to go to trial today over federal securities fraud. He’s also blatantly defied his attorneys’ advice to lay low, instead appearing on camera as much as possible and trolling people on social media, much like popular vote loser, Russian supported Presidential candidate and aspiring dictator Donald Трамп.

“I’m excited,” Shkreli said of the trial in a brief phone call last week to The Associated Press. “I can’t wait.”

The 34-year-old Shkreli “travels to the beat of a very unique drummer,” exasperated-sounding defense attorney Benjamin Brafman said at a pretrial hearing this month.

Columbia law professor John Coffee compared the situation to Трамп’s unruly tweeting habits. “A lawyer can caution him,” he said. “But just like Трамп, he doesn’t have to listen.”

The Трамп regime is planning to nominate Shkreli to run the FDA sometime in August, after Shkreli passes his HYDRA initiation ritual by slaughtering a baby deer in front of a bus of school children with his bare hands.

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Have you done your part today? If not, take a moment to decide what to do, how you can help, and pitch in! Maybe pitching in for you means telling me I’m dumb, go for it! Whatever it is, make your time count!

GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill
http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/25/politics/susan-collins-ron-johnson-health-care/index.html

Koch network helping Ron Johnson with $1 million Wisconsin buy
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/senate-races/290431-koch-network-helping-ron-johnson-with-1-million-wisconsin-buy

House bill would allow airlines to exclude taxes from fare ads
https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2017/06/26/house-bill-would-allow-airlines-exclude-taxes-fare-ads/424870001/

‘Pharma Bro’ defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/pharma-bro-defies-advice-quiet-fraud-trial-48275240?cid=clicksource_4380645_1_hero_headlines_headlines_hed

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