Monthly Archives: May 2012

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Will Gay Marriage or the Tea Party Have a Bigger Impact in 2012?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Aaron Blake to discuss Romney's reaction to Obama's gay marriage support, his missed opportunity with the GOP base, and why both the establishment and Tea Party could lose in Nebraska.

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The Volcker Rule and J.P Morgan’s $2 Billion Loss

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the political fallout from J.P. Morgan's $2 billion loss, calls for Jamie Dimon to leave the NY Fed, and how the Volcker would impact the big banks.

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J.P. Morgan’s Big Black Eye and Trouble in Spain

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the $2 Billion trading loss at J.P. Morgan, why Greece may be leaving the Euro Zone, and brewing trouble in Spanish banks.

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Congressman Tim Griffin on Washington’s $1 Billion Cell Phone Giveaway

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Congressman Tim Griffin to discuss his efforts to curtail the federal government's cell phone give away plan, the billion dollar fraud and abuse plaguing this program, and how we can avoid Europe's fiscal mess here in the US.

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Jonah Goldberg Discusses The Tyranny of Cliches

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Jonah Goldberg to discuss his new book, the liberal pretense to being non-ideological, and just how much ideology is found in the use of cliches.

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Richard Mourdock Could Score Huge Win for Tea Party in Indiana

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Michael Duncan to discuss Indiana's battle between Dick Lugar and Richard Mourdock, how the Tea Party has organized in 2012, and what impact a larger coalition for liberty in the U.S. Senate may have.

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Socialism Comes to France

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss the defeat of Nicolas Sarkozy in France, the Greek Election, and how a left-ward turn in Europe could impact the US.

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Unemployment as a Political Football and an Argument for the One-Percent

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the April jobs report, an argument for the one-percent from one of Mitt Romney's former colleagues and the sale of bacon in a box.

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Why Has Georgia’s Plan for Out-of-State Insurance Failed?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by John Graham to discuss Georgia's attempt to allow purchasing of insurance policies across state lines, why it has failed so far, and how individually owned insurance plans could lead to the free market flexibility sought by conservatives and libertarians.

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Improving America’s Schools

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Andrew Kelly, to discuss his book, the federal role in education, and ways to move past traditional debating points regarding the federal government's responsibilities in education policy.

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Josh Zerkle Talks NFL Draft and the Scandals Plaguing the New Orleans Saints

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Josh Zerkle to discuss this year's NFL Draft, the Redskins' Robert Griffin III and recent scandals in the NFL.