Tag Archives: Medicare

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Americans: Don’t Touch My Entitlements!

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss recent polls showing Americans want entitlement reform, but not entitlement reforms that impact them, and skyrocketing insurance premiums under Obamacare and the implementation of state exchanges.

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The Politics and Policy of Mediscare

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss the Democrats "Mediscare" strategy, how Paul Ryan's plan would really impact those on Medicare, and what the political implications are of a Medicare discussion in this year's election.

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What Does Paul Ryan Bring to the Ticket?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Michael Warren to discuss Paul Ryan, his style as a campaigner, and the pros and cons of his addition to the Romney ticket.

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Geithner Admits Obama Has No Plan to Solve US Debt Crisis

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the deteriorating situation in Greece, Tim Geithner's testimony before Paul Ryan, and Obama's missing plan for debt reduction.

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The Ever Growing and Ever Crumbling Safety Net

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss impending elections in Greece, American's growing dependence on the "safety net," and why that path is unsustainable.

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Medicare Has Spent a Quarter-Billion Taxpayer Dollars on Penis Pumps

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss Medicare's quarter-billion dollars spent on penis pumps for elderly men, how this is indicative of larger Medicare fraud and how lobbyists perpetuate the system.

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Comparing the Entitlement Reform Plans of the GOP Presidential Candidates

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss the need for entitlement reform, Barack Obama's government centered plan, and the solutions proposed by each of the Republican Presidential candidates.

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Congressman Paul Ryan Discusses a Debt Ceiling Deal, the Gang of Six and Fixing the Economy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca and Congressman Paul Ryan to discuss the latest in the debt ceiling negotiations, the Senate's Gang of Six plan, and the need to means test entitlement reform.

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Eric O’Keefe Talks About the Health Care Compact

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Eric O'Keefe to discuss the Health Care Compact, Medicaid and Medicare reform and the financial danger posed by unfunded liabilities.

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Senator Tom Coburn’s Plan to Save Medicare

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the debt and Tim Geithner's potential exit from Obama's cabinet. Then Senator Tom Coburn joins us to talk about his plan to reform Medicare and gives us an inside look at the debt ceiling debate.

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Sizing Up the Legal Challenges to Obamacare with Hadley Heath

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Hadley Heath, a Senior Policy Analyst at the Independent Women's Forum and HealthCareLawsuits.org, to discuss the many court cases challenging Obamacare, where they stand in the legal process and controversy surrounding their eventual hearing at the Supreme Court.

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Paul Ryan's Plan to Slash the Federal Budget

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca and Pejman Yousefzadeh to discuss Paul Ryan's budget proposal, plus Francis explains why the Fed loaned billions to foreign banks.