Monthly Archives: January 2013

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Obamacare Exchanges Clash with State Laws

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Goldwater Institute attorney Christina Sandefur to discuss the Idaho Health Care Freedom Act, how it clashes with new efforts to set up an Obamacare exchange, and where else this problem may arise.

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The Lasting Impact of C.S. Lewis

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Professor David Downing to discuss his extensive study of C.S. Lewis, how Lewis has driven discussions of Christianity, and how some of his work would be received were it first published today.

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How Green Building Regulations Backfire

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by David Williams of the Taxpayers Protection Alliance to discuss faulty federal green building regulations and potential kickbacks to a green building council.

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Smokers Are Singled Out in Obamacare Rate Hikes

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss the premium spikes smokers will see under Obamacare, where medical malpractice reform efforts have helped access to care and healthcare's coming two-tier system.

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Apple Tumbles and the Legacy of Tim Geithner

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the recent stock woes of Apple, the legacy of Tim Giethner and the latest on Boeing's 787.

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How Will the Pentagon Deal with Deep Cuts and Women on the Front

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Michael Auslin to discuss how the Pentagon will deal with the sequester, women joining frontline combat roles, and his reaction to the Benghazi hearings on Capitol Hill.

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This Belongs in a Museum: Saving Old World Artifacts From Turbulent Times

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Victoria Coates to discuss the perils that ancient treasures face in the declining Old World, what obligation countries have to protect these treasures and if we need Indiana Jones to rescue important artifacts from the perils of modern civilizations.

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Will Obama’s Green Agenda Kill Keystone Pipeline Again?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Michael Whatley to discuss a new study about the benefits of the Keystone XL Pipeline, the status of the project and what energy policy to expect from Obama's second term.

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All Eyes on Japan Ahead of Key Bank Decision

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss recent problem's with Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, and what a coming decision by the Bank of Japan may mean for its people and the global economy.

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Hoaxes, Hackers and the Race to Steal Your Personal Information

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the debt ceiling, Manti Te'o, and how hackers can mine your personal information.

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California’s Budget Voodoo

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Cate Long to discuss California's state budget, the budget tricks to used to get out of the red, and the crises facing California cities.

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The Politics of Gratitude

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Mark T. Mitchell to discuss his new book, "The Politics of Gratitude: Scale, Place & Community in a Global Age," what Alexis de Tocqueville would think of modern America, and whether the American political structure can be saved.