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Today on Context Florida: Martin Shkreli, political inaction and buttering up in Martin County

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Today on Context Florida: Martin Dyckman talks about Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager who bought the sole source of the lifesaving drug Daraprim and raised its price from $18 to $750 per pill. His message to people with weakened immune systems suffering from the parasitic disease toxomoplasis was the same as the old Jack Benny joke: “Your money or your life.” In this instance, though, it was no joke. The welfare system is crashing, healthcare is broken; politicians are…

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