Monthly Archives: October 2013

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The Tea Party’s Evolution

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by James Poulos to discuss the zombie Tea Party, how it may evolve and if libertarian populism is its future.

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The Devil Inside the Beltway

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Michael Daugherty to discuss his new book, the incredible harassment he received from Washington and what it means for you and me.

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CJ Ciaramella on Obamacare, Terry McAuliffe and EPA’s SWAT Team

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by CJ Ciaramella to discuss Obamacare's failures, Terry McAuliffe's campaign in VA and the EPA's SWAT raid of an Alaskan mine.

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Healthcare in a Post-Obamacare World

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss the probable failure of Obamacare, what healthcare policy in a post-Obamacare world would look like and how this debate could drive the 2016 elections.

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Public Pensions and the Death of American Cities

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss American cities going broke, why public union pensions play a significant role and if Washington may eventually bail out bankrupt cities and states.

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Cuccinelli: Unions Will Expect Payback from McAuliffe Administration

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to discuss his race for Governor, what a Democrat controlled Virginia might look like and the need for an Obamacare delay.

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Rising Food Costs Force McDonald’s to Nix the Dollar Menu

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Scott Lincicome to discuss McDonald's nixing the Dollar Menu, how rising food costs contributed to that decision and why you pay nearly twice as much for staples like milk, butter and sugar than our friends overseas.

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The Shutdown Delayed September Jobs Report

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the September jobs report, the magic unemployment number and QE infinity.

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President Calls a Hail Mary to Fix Obamacare

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the failure of CMS as the contractor for Obamacare tech, how the White House should have built the online registration system and what it will take to fix it.

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Cocktails & Markets: Obamacare’s Technological Nightmare

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca for a Thursday evening taping to discuss the winners and losers of the debt deal, Wall Street's reaction to the turmoil and the technological nightmare that is Obamacare's rollout.

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A Postmortem of the Reid-McConnell Deal

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Matt Lewis to discuss the Reid-McConnell deal that ended the shutdown and raised the debt ceiling, what this means for the GOP and if Boehner strengthened or weakened his power as Speaker.

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Obamacare’s Failure to Launch

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss the problems of Obamacare's website, how consultants may make the problems worse and what the worst case scenario is with Obamacare's failure to launch.