Tag Archives: David Patterson

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When Terrorism Isn’t Terrorism

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss the F-35, the terror attack in Orlando, and why the Whit House is hesitant to use the word "terrorism."

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Obama’s Defense Budget Hurts Military Readiness, National Security

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Allysen Efferson and David Patterson. to discuss the President's budget, why the Defense spending is inadequate and why it's encouraging to see presidential candidates on both sides of the aisle addressing the need for reform at the VA.

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The Mess in the Middle East

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Allysen Efferson and David Patterson to discuss tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia, ISIS, and Iraq.

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Jobs Report Gives Fed Clearance for Rate Hike

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the November jobs report and how anti-terrorism officials failed to stop the attacks in California. Then former Pentagon official David Patterson talks about women in combat roles, and finally Dennis Greene and I talk NFL, and give fantasy football advice headed into the playoffs.

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Former Pentagon Official Discusses the Chinese Hack of OPM

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss the OPM hack, information the Chinese might have stolen and what the administration's response has been.

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With ISIS Making Gains, Is It Time for U.S. Ground Troops?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss ISIS victories in Iraq, the special forces raid that killed one of their leaders, and if it is time to send in U.S. ground troops.

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The Changing Role of Women in the U.S. Military

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss the role of women in the military, if they should be involved in direct combat roles and the perils of ill preparing our soldiers for war.

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Is Our Military Built to Deal with Terrorism?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss our military's preparedness to deal with terrorism, how the budget process hinders mission planning and what characteristics are important for a Secretary of Defense.

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America’s Sequestration Era Military

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss America's sequestration hit military, the tech vs. might debate and how the budget by CR process has hurt the Pentagon's ability to plan effectively.

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The “We Have No Strategy” Strategy Has the Obama Team Confused

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss the Obama Administration's confused stance on ISIS, the mixed message of chief officials and the lame response to Putin.

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Obama’s Detrimental Defense Policy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss cuts to the defense budget, how Obama's defense policies have hurt our nation's military and why next generation military technology is important.

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The Ever Evolving Benghazi Debacle and the Pifalls of Sequestration

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss sequestration, the threats it poses to our military and David's thoughts on the attack in Benghazi and the White House response.