Monthly Archives: August 2010

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Are the Tea Parties Racist?

On this edition of Welcome to the Know The New Ledger's Brad Jackson and Pejman Yousefzadeh discuss accusations of racism in the Tea Party movement, Jim DeMint, and more.

Did You Enjoy Recovery Summer?

In this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, we're talking about the Recovery Summer that wasn't, Ben Bernanke's remarks at Jackson Hole, and Steven Malanga's views on the coming municipal bailout.

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Lee Smith and the Clash of Arab Civilizations

Lee Smith, the author of The Strong Horse: Power, Politics, and the Clash of Arab Civilizations and a columnist for Tablet, advances an interesting and convincing argument, based both on history and his own experiences in the Middle East, which offers an alternative view to what you'll read in the vast majority of newspapers and books today.

Barack Obama – The One Term President

On this the 25th edition of Welcome to the Know Brad Jackson and Pejman Yousefzadeh discuss Blago, the possibility of a one term Obama presidency and of course some Star Wars.

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Joblessness, Urban Policy and the War on Work

In this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, we're talking about the joblessness numbers, cities, Mike Rowe and the war on work.

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Obama's Disappointing Tech Policy

On today's episode of Welcome to the Know, The New Ledger's Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech talk with Jim Lakely of the Heartland Institute about transparency in government, President Obama's approach to technology policy and what the future holds for broadband and net neutrality. Also, jetpacks!

Inception and the Mosque Debate

On this edition of Welcome to the Know Brad Jackson and Pejman Yousefzadeh discuss the contentious "Ground Zero Mosque," Mitch Daniels battle with social conservatives, and the best movie this year - Inception.

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Krugman vs. Ryan and Obama vs. the Tea Parties

In this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, we're talking about the latest Federal Reserve activity, the kerfuffle between Paul Krugman and Paul Ryan, and Barack Obama's bashing exercise against Americans for Prosperity.

Socialized Medicine's Deathtrap

On today's episode of Welcome to the Know Brad Jackson and Pejman Yousefzadeh discuss the deadly British health care system that Obamacare wants to emulate, Barack Obama's trip to Texas and a debate about Boba Fett and Batman.

Pejman Schools Andrew Sullivan

On today's episode of Welcome to the Know, The New Ledger's Brad Jackson and Pejman Yousefzadeh discuss the anti-Zionist rants of Andrew Sullivan, Stephan Walt and John Mearsheimer.