Monthly Archives: August 2013

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Yellen vs. Summers: The Battle for the Next Fed Chair

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the possible candidates for replacing Ben Bernanke at the Federal Reserve, the boisterous Larry Summers, and the lesser known Fed official, Janet Yellen.

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Hit Hard by Obamacare, Small Businesses Passing Costs on to Employees

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss small business cost adjustments due to Obamacare, why the Democrats have brought in Bill Clinton, and what a Republican alternative to fixing the healthcare system may look like.

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A Fascinating Look at the Gospels Through the Eyes of a Police Detective

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by J. Warner Wallace to discuss his new book, its examination of the gospels from the critical eye of a police detective and how it transformed a former atheist into a devout Christian.

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Will American “Intervention” Make Any Difference in Syria?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Ted Bromund to discuss the latest in the Syrian civil war, what Obama's chosen intervention might be and how our relationships with Russia, China and Iran could be impacted by the outcome in Syria.

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Smart and Stupid Criticisms of Libertarian Populism

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss critics of libertarian populism, why some on the right don't support it and how the GOP got so cozy with the Bigs.

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The NASDAQ Flash Freeze

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss yesterday's three hour NASDAQ trading freeze, what it says about the markets today and what Microsoft may look like when Steve Balmer retires.

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Erick Erickson on the Delta and UPS Reactions to Obamacare

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Erick Erickson to discuss reactions by Delta and UPS to new Obamacare costs and how the defund efforts look in the House and Senate.

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How the Government is Exploiting the Financial Crisis

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Jay Richards to talk about his book Infiltrated, how the government is taking advantage of the financial crisis, and public-private cronyism.

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Congressman Bob Goodlatte: We Need More Transparency in NSA Programs

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Congressman Bob Goodlatte to discuss how Congress can develop better oversight on NSA programs, the trouble with the farm bill and if the House can draft an immigration bill that many Republicans can support.

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Earnings Season Reflects Consumer Slowdown

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss how Wal-Mart earnings reflect the state of the American consumer, how health care costs will contribute to the slowdown in spending and why housing has become a rich man's game.

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Why is the Government Blocking the American Airlines-US Airways Merger?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Carl Ichan's investment in Apple, DOJ's blocking of the American-US Airways merger, and what may happen to the airlines if a merger falls through.

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Bruce Carroll on Defeating Lindsey Graham

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Bruce Carroll to discuss his battle to defeat Senator Lindsey Graham in South Carolina, how Graham has failed conservatives in the Palmetto State, and why the rodeo clown controversy illustrates the gross double standard in the main stream media.