Monthly Archives: November 2013

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You Think Obamacare is Bad Now? Just Wait.

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss just how bad Obamacare's rollout has gotten, the hospitals and doctors that will take the biggest hit and why the whole Obamacare mess is only going to get worse.

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Are We Headed for a Slowdown in Manufacturing?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss numbers that may show a sagging manufacturing sector, what holiday sales could look like and if there is another bubble about to pop.

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About That Suspicious Jobs Report…

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the politically advantageous and totally falsified jobs report of October 2012, Brad's now proven analysis that the stats were rigged and this administration's systemic culture of lying and manipulation.

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New Trade Agreements Could Help Boost Our Sagging Economy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by David Thomas to discuss the fast-track authority that needs to be passed in Congress for new trade agreements, the broad coalition of groups that have come together in the Trade Benefits America Coalition and how 40 million American jobs depend on trade in the growing global economy.

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What American Conservatives Can Learn from Margaret Thatcher

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Nile Gardiner to discuss his new book about Margaret Thatcher, what the Republican party can learn from her career and what Lady Thatcher may have thought about Barack Obama's America.

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Ethanol, Keystone and Obama’s Climate Legacy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Michael Whatley to discuss aggressive actions by the EPA to limit coal plants, the controversy over ethanol and the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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Study: Fed Policy Helps Big Banks, Hurts the Little Guy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the a new study on how the Fed's easy money policy has helped big banks, why it has hurt the middle class and if this policy is likely to continue.

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Party on Janet. Party on Barry.

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Janet Yellen's testimony on Capitol Hill, if she will ever change the Fed's monetary policy and the Obamacare "fix" that isn't.

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A Pork Stuffed Farm Bill and the Tyranny of Big Corn

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Tom Pyle to discuss the farm bills working through Congress, the pork stuffed farm bill working its way through Congress, why green energy isn't as green as it sounds and how ethanol is driving your food prices up and your car's gas mileage down.

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The Failure of Modern American Diplomacy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Christian Whiton to discuss his book Smart Power: Between Diplomacy and War, the failure of American diplomacy, and the deteriorating situation with Iran.

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Cover Oregon Covers Nobody

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Kristina Ribali to discuss the failure of Oregon's state Obamacare exchange, the $300 million spent on their website that has not signed up a single person yet and how the broader failure of the Obamacare rollout is impacting Democrats.

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A Tribute to Veterans and the State of US Manufacturing

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the sacrifices and contributions of America's veterans, efforts to employ veterans transitioning back to civilian life and the current state of the US manufacturing business.