We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
Well, if developing new medicines is all that easy, Ann Friedman and her whining female friends should just get their own PhDs in chemistry, biology, etc., get involved in attacking the problem, and make their own discovery of the magic bullet they assume must already exist were it not for the evil drug companies.
As I always tell my doctor when I decide to ignore his advice but don't want him to feel I'm disrespecting him or his honorable calling, the universe is a far less complicated puzzle for physicists than is the human body for physicians.