Monthly Archives: October 2011

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Scrutinizing Herman Cain's 9-9-9 Plan

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Francis Cianfrocca are joined by Daniel Mitchell, to discuss Herman Cain's 9-9-9 plan, the pitfalls of instituting a national sales tax, and the reality that 9-9-9 will probably end up more like 12-12-12.

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The Real Lives of Islamic Radicals

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Ken Ballen to discuss his book Terrorists in Love: The Real Lives of Islamic Radicals.

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Records Show Romney’s Advisors Met with White House to Craft Obamacare

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Elizabeth Blackney discuss Michael Isikoff's story detailing the relationship Romney's team had with Barack Obama during the crafting of Obamacare, a brewing Romney crony capitalism scandal, and explore the buddy-buddy relationship Romney has with Herman Cain.

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Are We Witnessing the Death of America’s Middle Class?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the plan for a plan to save the Euro Zone, the possibility that high unemployment is here to stay, and the impending death of America's middle class.

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The Latest Unemployment Numbers and the Loss of Steve Jobs

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the latest unemployment numbers, Occupy Wall Street and the passing of Steve Jobs.

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How Will Sarah Palin’s Decision Not to Run Impact the Republican Field?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Scott Conroy to discuss Sarah Palin's decision not to run for President. We'll ask Scott what the fallout will be in the rest of the GOP field, how Iowa looks with her out of the race, and what Rick Perry's $17 million haul will mean for his campaign.

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The Roots of a Conservative Republican Party

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Michael Bowen to discuss how the split between Thomas Dewey and Robert Taft led to the transformation of the Republican party as a party of conservatives, which began with Barry Goldwater's nomination in 1964.

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Obama Doubles Down on Solyndra

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Lachlan Markay, investigative reporter for the Heritage Foundation to discuss the ever evolving Solyndra scandal, the President's insistence that is was a good investment of taxpayer money, and which green-energy company may be the next Solyndra.

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Trade Agreements, China and the Impact of the Presidential Election

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the opening of the fourth quarter, the movement of free-trade agreements in Congress and how a change of leadership could influence our relationship with China.