Monthly Archives: November 2012

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Congressman Tom Price on the Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Congressman Tom Price to discus Fiscal Cliff negotiations, and if the White House can agree to spending cuts. Then Ben and I talk about the latest consumer spending numbers and why they paint a grim picture of the economy.

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Ken Cuccinelli on his Race to be Virginia’s Next Governor

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Ken Cuccinelli to discuss the latest legal challenges to Obamacare, his race against likely Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe and the economic disparities between Northern and Southern Virginia.

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Pressure Builds for Republicans to Make a Fiscal Cliff Deal

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Aaron Blake to discuss Grover Norquist and the power he wields in Washington, deals to be made for the looming fiscal cliff, and an early look at the 2013 races for Governor in Virginia and New Jersey.

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Liberty University Challenges Obamacare’s Employer Mandate

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Philip Klein to discuss Liberty University's legal challenge to Obamacare's employer mandate, how this may impact cases brought by religious institutions, and why Kathleen Sebelius is the most powerful woman in America.

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Is There Any Hope for a Fiscal Cliff Deal?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the potential sticking points of a Fiscal Cliff deal, if there is any appetite for one among victorious Democrats, and what a permanent culture of debt means for our future.

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How Big Data Can Save the GOP

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Patrick Ruffini to discuss the GOP's failures in the technology sphere during this last election, why Obama's in-house big data brain trust gave him an advantage, and how the GOP can rebound by 2016.

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Are We Headed for Another Great Depression?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the comparisons of 2013 to 1937, why companies are curtailing their spending, and the app economy.

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As Twinkies Die, BLS Finds a Sharp Rise in Post-Election Jobless Claims

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the closing of Hostess Brands because of a moronic union strike, a plan by Denny's to hike prices to pay for Obamacare and a surprisingly sharp rise in jobless claims in the week after the election.

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We Need a More Populist Republican Party

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss Mitt Romney's claim that he lost to Obama because of gifts given to the 47%, Bobby Jindal's response and the need for a more populist Republican Party.

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Modern Lessons From The Last Days of Pompeii

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Victoria Coates to discuss her new book showcasing the art world's interpretation of the decadence, apocalypse and resurrection of one of history's most fascinating cities, and what modern lessons we can learn from this tragic event.

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The Problem with All Those Municipal Bonds on Your Ballot

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Cate Long to discuss the overuse of municipal bonds by cities and the problems that is causing, the Obama administration's plan to begin taxing investment in these bonds and looming state bankruptcies.

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How Obamacare’s Taxes Will Hit Your Pocketbook

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the long list of new taxes under Obamacare, how it will impact American families, and what steps businesses are taking to adjust to the added costs.