Monthly Archives: December 2013

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Looking Ahead to 2014

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss how the stagnant economy, Obamacare and the culture wars may impact 2014.

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Market Soars to New Heights on Fed Moves

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Feds move to begin tapering, the market's positive reaction and news from the auto industry.

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The NSA and America’s Distrust of Government

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss recommendations from the President's panel on NSA spying, if Edward Snowden is a hero or a villain and the public's mistrust of government.

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The Self-Pay Patient: Affordable Healthcare Choices in the Age of Obamacare

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Sean Parnell to discuss his new book, how paying cash for medical care can save you money and if alternatives to traditional health insurance will become more popular in the age of Obamacare.

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New York’s Struggle with Homelessness

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Mollie Hemingway are joined by Robert McManus of the Manhattan Institute to discuss an in-depth piece in the New York Times about a homeless girl in New York City, why liberal policies have failed to reign in homelessness and what the conservative response should be to Dasani's story.

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The Harsh Environment of Today’s Internet

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Melissa Clouthier to discuss the harsh environment of today's online political communities, how social media and smart phones have fueled the flames and how Melissa's perspective on Obamacare is impacted by her job as a physician.

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The Politics of Football

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss the Mike Shanahan and RG3 saga at the Washington Redskins, the will he won't he retirement of Mack Brown and if Nick Saban will leave Alabama to coach for the University of Texas.

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The Good and Bad of Paul Ryan’s Budget Deal

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss the budget deal brokered by Paul Ryan, why conservative groups are objecting to it and if this deal will endanger John Boehner's Speakership.

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Do We Still Live in the America Our Founders Created?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Myron Magnet to discuss his new book The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817, how the religious persecution of the pilgrims influenced our founders and if we still live in a land of the free.

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Dr. Chad Mathis on Obamacare and His Run for Congress

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Dr. Chad Mathis to discuss his job as a surgeon, how Obamacare will impact the medical profession and his run for Congress in Alabama.

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American Airlines: The New King of the Skies

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the November jobs report, the merger of American Airlines and US Airways and what it means for your air travel.

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Bitcoin’s Rise and the Threat it Poses to Washington’s Control of Your Pocketbook

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the rise in Bitcoin acceptance, why big banks are getting involved in its trading and the threat it poses to the federal government's monopoly on money and power.