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Peter Suderman

Most movies have three acts. In the first act, you reveal some sort of problem; in the second act, you see that problem compounded; in the third act, the problem is revealed to be larger and more dire than anyone…

It’s true, as Marie Cocco notes in a recent column, that Barack Obama’s health care plan wouldn’t provide true universal coverage. Because it does not include a mandate (except for children), it’s virtually guaranteed that some individuals wouldn’t sign up…

The Center for American Progress's policy blog, The Wonk Room, is touting a new CAP study on costs associated with John McCain's health care plan. What's the big deal? His plan, they argue, would raise the administrative costs of health insurance. "The study…

During his 1999 bid for the Republican presidential nomination, the New York Times reported that John McCain told a group of college students that there was still a lot he didn’t know about global warming. “I don’t claim to be…

The thing about cotton candy is that it looks nice and fluffy – It's pink! It's poofy! – but as soon as you actually take a bite, unless you're a four-year-old with a serious sugar-tooth, you realize how awful it…

There’s an old saying that everything becomes funnier if you add “on ice!” to the end of it. Walt Disney… on ice! Nuclear winter… on ice! John Kerry… on ice! Pauly Shore… on ice! Okay, the last one is never…

Art Brodsky of Public Knowledge has a long and thoughtful piece on net neutrality, written largely in response to a column I wrote on the issue for the Spectator, as well as to a Washington Times piece written by Dick…

Over at The American Prospect, Dana Goldstein takes on school voucher programs, writing: Voucher programs stack the deck against families who prefer a secular education for their children. In Milwaukee, the site of the largest private-voucher experiment to date, 102…

Peter Swire of the Center for American Progress is urging Congress to enact technical measures that enable users to opt out of online cookies-typically invisible and unobtrusive digital trackers which send information about a user’s behavior back to their hosts….

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