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October 2, 1994
Why single out "White House Air Security in Confusion" (Sept. 14)? The whole joint is in a state of confusion. JOHN C. MARTIN, Palmdale
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March 21, 2014 | By Chad Terhune
U.S. lawmakers have asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to justify the price of its new $84,000 drug for hepatitis C patients amid growing concern about the high cost to taxpayers and consumers. In a letter to the Foster City, Calif., company, Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) and two other Democratic lawmakers asked Gilead Chief Executive John C. Martin to explain the rationale for selling Sovaldi for $1,000 per pill. Medical experts say previous therapies for hepatitis C helped only about half of patients and had numerous side effects, such as flu-like symptoms, anemia and depression.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 31, 1990
Was that a debate between Feinstein and Wilson or the rerun of a marital dispute on "Night Court?" JOHN C. MARTIN, Palmdale
OPINION
October 2, 1994
Why single out "White House Air Security in Confusion" (Sept. 14)? The whole joint is in a state of confusion. JOHN C. MARTIN, Palmdale
OPINION
December 2, 1990
With (junk bond king) Michael Milken now sentenced, let's tackle the real junk that threatens to do us in--junk mail. JOHN C. MARTIN Palmdale
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 7, 1988
Now we know why hammers cost $600, toilet seats $2,000 and ashtrays $900. All aspects considered, they were bargains. JOHN C. MARTIN Palmdale
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 8, 1988
Where art thou Diogenes? Bring forth thy lantern and find an honorable TV preacher in this vast land. On second thought; bring two--you may need one in each hand. Your search will be long and arduous. JOHN C. MARTIN Palmdale
BUSINESS
October 1, 1989
Unanswered in your Sept. 14 story about Audi ("Audi Sales Still Weak, Despite Federal Report That Car Is Safe") is the question: Why did hundreds of people who do not know the difference between a brake pedal and accelerator, defined as "pedal misapplication," buy only Audi automobiles? Before the car is given a complete bill of good health, this phenomenon should be fully explored. JOHN C. MARTIN Palmdale
BUSINESS
March 21, 2014 | By Chad Terhune
U.S. lawmakers have asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to justify the price of its new $84,000 drug for hepatitis C patients amid growing concern about the high cost to taxpayers and consumers. In a letter to the Foster City, Calif., company, Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) and two other Democratic lawmakers asked Gilead Chief Executive John C. Martin to explain the rationale for selling Sovaldi for $1,000 per pill. Medical experts say previous therapies for hepatitis C helped only about half of patients and had numerous side effects, such as flu-like symptoms, anemia and depression.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 3, 1991
Robbins is the tip of the iceberg. JOHN C. MARTIN, Palmdale
OPINION
December 2, 1990
With (junk bond king) Michael Milken now sentenced, let's tackle the real junk that threatens to do us in--junk mail. JOHN C. MARTIN Palmdale
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 31, 1990
Was that a debate between Feinstein and Wilson or the rerun of a marital dispute on "Night Court?" JOHN C. MARTIN, Palmdale
BUSINESS
October 1, 1989
Unanswered in your Sept. 14 story about Audi ("Audi Sales Still Weak, Despite Federal Report That Car Is Safe") is the question: Why did hundreds of people who do not know the difference between a brake pedal and accelerator, defined as "pedal misapplication," buy only Audi automobiles? Before the car is given a complete bill of good health, this phenomenon should be fully explored. JOHN C. MARTIN Palmdale
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 7, 1988
Now we know why hammers cost $600, toilet seats $2,000 and ashtrays $900. All aspects considered, they were bargains. JOHN C. MARTIN Palmdale
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 8, 1988
Where art thou Diogenes? Bring forth thy lantern and find an honorable TV preacher in this vast land. On second thought; bring two--you may need one in each hand. Your search will be long and arduous. JOHN C. MARTIN Palmdale
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 15, 1991
Bush crossed the Rubicon and didn't get his feet wet. Sic transit Saddam Hussein. JOHN C. MARTIN Palmdale
BUSINESS
July 23, 1991
Play it again, Sam! Movies ("Boyz N the Hood") don't cause violence. They are merely as expression of free speech. Just like shouting "fire" in a ballroom. JOHN C. MARTIN, Palmdale
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