Monthly Archives: October 2013

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The Absurdity of the Washington Redskins Controversy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Josh Zerkle to discuss the debate over changing the Washington Redskins name, why it's so absurd and a look at the NFL season so far.

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IMF v Europe and Harry Reid v the GOP

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the IMF spat with Europe over Greek debt, if Greece will ever be able to pay back their loans and the latest on a debt ceiling and shutdown deal.

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Yellen’s Fed Will Look Familiar

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the official nomination of Janet Yellen as the next Fed Chair, why it's likely the Bernanke philosophy will continue forever and if the depressed job market is temporary or more permanent.

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Turns Out We’re Not Going to Get Farm Bill Reform After All

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Scott Lincicome to discuss changes to the Farm Bill in the House, why the SNAP program was merged back into the larger bill, and how subsidies make your food more expensive.

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The Inside Story of Roe v Wade

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Clarke Forsythe to discuss his book, Abuse of Discretion: The Inside Story of Roe v. Wade, how the temporary makeup of SCOTUS drove Roe v. Wade and the unintended consequences of one of the 20th Century's most important rulings.

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Don’t Expect Much Privacy for Your Electronic Medical Records

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Ryan Kalember to discuss the security threats your electronic health information faces, why the Obamacare exchanges will offer a tempting target to hackers and what you can do to minimize the threats to your medical data.

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Wall Street Won’t Let Obama Default

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss White House admissions that Obamacare sign-up is having more than "glitches," what a debt ceiling "default" would mean, and how Obama's Treasury Department could still pay our debt even without a debt ceiling deal.

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Obamacare Glitches and the Harry Reid Era

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the why Obamacare glitches are very dangerous, the debt ceiling and CR fight and why we are in the Harry Reid Era in Washington.

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The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Education

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Joy Pullmann to discuss the role of poverty in schools, if everyone needs to go to college and the difference between religious and secular education outcomes.

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Shutdown Antics

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Sarah Isgur to discuss the government shutdown in DC, why Harry Reid should be getting more of the blame for this and a shocking story involving World War II vets being barricaded out of their own memorial.

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Obamacare: Day One

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss what to expect on day one of the Obamacare era, pitfalls we may face and how the budget battle in Congress could impact the implementation of Obamacare.