Monthly Archives: August 2011

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Warren Buffet Wants to Pay More Taxes

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the proposed "Department of Jobs," and Warren Buffett's plea to the government to make him pay more in taxes.

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The Waning Influence of the Fed

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the European credit crisis, the possibility of a QE 3 and Obama's plan to be Landlord in Chief.

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EPA Meddling Could Cost Thousands of Jobs

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Elizabeth Blackney are joined by Kathleen Hartnett White to discuss the regulation happy EPA, their new rules on cross-border pollution and how a lizard could cost thousands of jobs in the energy industry.

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The Media’s Institutional Liberalism

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Tim Groseclose to discuss the his new book, Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind, and how newsrooms are filled with self-selecting liberals who make it difficult for conservatives to break into journalism.

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Craig James Talks About the Tea Party and Possible 2012 Senate Campaign

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Elizabeth Blackney are joined by Craig James to discuss American exceptionalism, the rise of the Tea Party and we'll ask him whether or not he's running for the U.S. Senate in 2012.

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S&P Downgrades Our Credit Rating, Obama Downgrades the American Dream

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the fallout from the S&P downgrade of our credit rating, the false "Tea Party Downgrade" spin from Democrats and the Verizon's union strike.

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Senator Mike Lee: Time for a Balanced Budget Amendment

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Senator Mike Lee to discuss the debt ceiling deal, and his new book, The Freedom Agenda: Why a Balanced Budget Amendment is Necessary to Restore Constitutional Government. Then Francis Cianfrocca discusses the wild week for the markets and the latest jobs report.

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Senator Jim DeMint Talks About the Debt Ceiling Deal and His New Book

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Senator Jim DeMint to discuss the fallout from the debt ceiling debate, the danger of Congress' new super committee and his new book The Great American Awakening: Two Years that Changed America, Washington, and Me.

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How Democracies Keep the Peace

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Charles Lipson to discuss why democracies don't fight one another and how trust and transparency allows democracies to make credible promises to one another.

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Are the Days of the Independent Conservative Blogger Dead and Gone?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by John Hawkins to discuss Obama's love of his own voice, the evolution of the Conservative blogosphere and ask if the days of independent blogging have passed.

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Ignore the Media Spin, We Lost the Debt Ceiling Battle

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the McConnell - Obama debt deal, how we got screwed, and the weak GDP report.