Monthly Archives: February 2012

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The Ever Growing and Ever Crumbling Safety Net

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss impending elections in Greece, American's growing dependence on the "safety net," and why that path is unsustainable.

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Will Average Americans Benefit from the Foreclosure Settlement?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the recent foreclosure settlement, why it's not that bad for banks, and whether or not there is another round of QE on the horizon.

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The World America Made

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Robert Kagan to discuss his new book, The World America Made, the importance of America's military muscle, and how the world may change if America is no longer the world's superpower.

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The Lost Majority

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Sean Trende to discuss his book, why gaining electoral majorities is a very difficult task, and why conventional wisdom is often wrong.

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Dennis Ross Discusses Obamacare and Fast and Furious

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Congressman Dennis Ross to discuss Obamacare, Eric Holder's involvement in Fast and Furious and the end to insider trading in Congress.

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The DOJ and IRS Have Declared War on Swiss Banks

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Fiat's Italian speaking Super Bowl ad, a new effort by the federal government to go after Americans with Swiss bank accounts and how this may be a precursor to wealth confiscation by Washington.

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Unemployment News is Good for Obama, Not as Good for the Economy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss why the latest unemployment report is good politically, but not a sign that the recession is over, the Facebook IPO, and our Super Bowl picks.

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Mexico’s Violent Drug War and How the GOP Can Appeal to Hispanic Voters

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Josh TreviƱo to the violent struggle between the drug cartels and the Mexican government, how Mexico's economy has reduce immigrants to the US, and how the GOP can appeal to Hispanic voters.

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How Can Mitt Romney Win Over Conservatives to Secure the GOP Nomination?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Matt Lewis to discuss the Florida primary, what the win means for Romney, and what he'll have to do to secure the conservative base and the Tea Party contingent if he wants to be the nominee and defeat Obama in the fall.