Want to sound like a policy insider this weekend? Here is your Cocktail Party Comment of the Week:
"Congressman Issa brought up an interesting point this week in a hearing on free trade. He suggested that the U.S. could stand to benefit from new agreements that harmonize radio payments between nations— I agree with him. Music creators would be able to collect at least $200 million in overseas income if the U.S. simply recognized performance rights here and abroad."