Monthly Archives: January 2012

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An Economic Recovery Still Stuck in the Mud

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the slow growth stagnant economy and a nearly nonexistent market for electric cars.

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The Hidden Perils of Obamacare’s Rules and Regulations

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Dr. Jerry Ellig, Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University to discuss his in-depth study of government's own analysis of Obamacare, the "interim final" regulations, and how federal rules and regulations have been used and abused.

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Crimes That Only Congress Can Get Away With

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Peter Schweizer to discuss his book Throw Them All Out, detailing how politicians get away with insider trading, sleazy land deals and more.

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A Closer Look at Rick Santorum’s Tax Plan

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Ben Domenech is joined by Ryan Ellis and Scott Lincicome to discuss the details of Rick Santorum's tax plan, how manufacturing plays a key role, and whether or not we need to simplify the US tax code.

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Mitt Romney: Corporate Raider or Capitalist Hero?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Mitt Romney's history at Bain Capital, how some of his investments may have killed jobs, and the disingenuous statistics his campaign is now using to inflate his record.

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Obama’s Trillion-Dollar Housing Surprise

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the latest jobs news and Obama's plan for a trillion-dollar housing refinancing plan.

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Rick Santorum and Communitarian Conservatism

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by S.T. Karnick to discuss communitarian conservatism, Rick Santorum's support of its principals and policies, and the trouble with big government conservatism.

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Iowa Aftermath: Good Night for Romney and Santorum, Bad Night for Perry and Bachmann

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Matt Lewis to discuss last night's vote in Iowa, the potential departure of Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann, and how the race looks now with New Hampshire and South Carolina next on the primary calendar.

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Will Santorum’s Surge Lead to a Win in Iowa?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Scott Conroy from Real Clear Politics to discuss tonight's Iowa caucuses, whether Santorum's surge could lead to surprising win, and how Iowa's results could impact the rest of the race.

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Would Mitt Romney’s Cozy Relationship with Wall Street Make Him a Good President?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Mitt Romney's Wall Street experience, his cozy relationship with them now, and whether or not that would make him a good President.