Monthly Archives: January 2012

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Court Ruling Throws a Wrench in US – China Trade Relations

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Scott Lincicome to discuss a court ruling impacting the Obama administration's US-China trade practices, how this will impact the American marketplace, and how the Senate may come to the rescue.

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Twitter’s Uneasy Relationship with Free Speech and North Dakota’s Oil Boom

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Twitter's decision to sensor tweets, North Dakota's oil boom and the challenges their rapidly growing economy faces.

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Is There No Longer a Shared “American Way of Life”?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Fed's interest rate announcement, the divided cultural experiences of America's upper and lower class, and whether or not "the American way of life" still exists.

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Evangelicals and the Betrayal of American Conservatism

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Professor Darryl Hart to discuss his book From Billy Graham to Sarah Palin: Evangelicals and the Betrayal of American Conservatism.

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Congressman Raul Labrador Discusses SOTU and the American Dream

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Congressman Raul Labrador to discuss last night's State of the Union address, how the Tea Party can impact the races for the House and Senate this year, and how Congressman Labrador's path to politics began with Ronald Reagan.

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Why the iPhone is Made in China and Why it Will Never be “Made in the USA”

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the iPhone's manufacturing process, why it can only be done in China, and the reasons technology manufacturing will never return to America.

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Can “Newtmentum” Lead to a Win in Florida?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss Newt Gingrich's win in South Carolina, what his victory means for Florida's upcoming primary, and whether or not the GOP could have a brokered convention.

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Obama Kills Thousands of Jobs with Keystone Pipeline Decision

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Barack Obama's recent decision to halt construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, the job loss that creates, and the Air Force decision to award a new plane contract to a Brazilian company.

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Will Anyone Be Held Accountable for Fast and Furious?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Matt Boyle to discuss Fast and Furious, how Eric Holder has publicly dodged any involvement, and whether or not someone will be held accountable.

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Common Grace in Science & Art

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Jordan Ballor to discuss his book Wisdom & Wonder: Common Grace in Science & Art a collection of the writings of the theologian Abraham Kuyper.

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Romney the Main Target in South Carolina Debate

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss last night's testy debate in South Carolina, Newt's battle with Juan Williams, and the millions of Americans on government hand out programs.

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Delta and American Airlines May Merge and Credit Downgrades Sweep Europe

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the potential merger of Delta and American Airlines, the credit downgrades of nine countries in Europe and the continuing crisis in Greece.