Mark Bland and Jason Kull discuss the transition and some of the aura around the picks and moves that Donald Trump, the President-Elect, is making. A ton of work goes into making good choices and his choices seem very controversial in the long idealistic stances that many of them have. It's blatantly obvious that Trump fell into this presidency aloof and is also trying to fit in as much as he can before the inauguration.
Next Mark switches up the topic and reads some questions from the listeners. One is a truly moral dilemma in the fact that you have to make a long term decision on an extreme gray area regarding Aids. Plus the two gentlemen also discuss Trumps recent "60 Minutes" episode where he backpedalled on almost every major campaign promise he made.
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So theres a guy named Martin Shkreli and he owns a company named Turing Pharmaceuticals. They have a drug called Daraprim used for HIV and he proudly announced this week that he raised the price from $13 a pill to $750 a pill like it was a great thing to do! Well this pill has a serious group of users that have HIV and the world went into a tizzy cause Martin is proving why being a conservative greedy CEO of company is not cool. Mark and Bobby discuss this.
Then Mark and Producer Bobby go down a unique path as Mark talks about how we are just not happy with the Status quo anymore, yet we don't come up with anything more ingenius than the status quo. They discuss how Lays potato chips are constantly trying to change the game with new weird flavors and there is nothing wrong with normal old Sour cream and Onion, Cheddar, BBQ and regular potato chips. Where do you stand? Do you like the 900 varieties or were you fine and life worked well with the orignal 5-7 that already existed. See where this goes on this episode of the Q.
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