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Voter Fraud and Ethan Epstein on China

In today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are discuss voter fraud accusations, then Ben is joined by Christopher Badeaux and Ethan Epstein to talk about China's environmental record.

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NAACP, Left Create Tea Party Attack Site

On this edition of Welcome to the Know The New Ledger's Brad Jackson and Pejman Yousefzadeh discuss Obama's latest stimulus plan, a Tea Party attack site built by the Left, and more.

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Rum and Politics: Entitlements and Class

This week we offer you part one of a special Rum & Politics session from Costa Rica. The conversation covers the concept of tying government pay to the voting franchise, the stratification of class, and the unintended consequences of Obamacare.

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The Stimulus is Totally Awesome

It's time for your weekly dose of markets and politics with Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, a podcast brought to you by the fine folks at Andrew Breitbart's BigGovernment.com and LibertyPundits.com, your new home for Conservative podcasts. In this week's edition, we celebrate the anniversary of the stimulus, unpack the ramifications of the financial meltdown in Europe, and hash out the realities of America's jobless future.

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Coffee and Markets: Debt and the Inevitability of Higher Taxes

It's time for your weekly dose of markets and politics with Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, a podcast brought to you by the fine folks at Andrew Breitbart's BigGovernment.com and LibertyPundits.com, your new home for Conservative podcasts. In this week's edition, we hash out what's happening in Greece and the global markets, President Obama's broken promises on taxes, and what lies ahead for the big entitlement bomb.

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It's Not About Him: America's Decline is About a Lot More Than Obama

Time for a Big Picture episode of the podcast: "We have never had, in the history of the world, periods of sustained economic prosperity and growth accompanied by a sustained decline in population. Today, every developed nation in the world is witnessing this decline."

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Books You Should Read: The End of Secularism

An interview with Hunter Baker, author of The End of Secularism: Do you think that communism's force lives on in the less violent but still all-encompassing secularism of today -- on issues like climate change and economic socialism? And second, do you think that those who strive against secularism today are on the losing side of history?

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Bernanke's the Man, Dean Slams Health Care, and Mortgages Stink

Ben Bernanke is Time's person of the year, Howard Dean takes up arms against the Senate health care bill, and Megan McArdle says we all have a moral obligation to pay our mortgages, whether it makes financial sense or not. We'll discuss all that and more on today's edition of Coffee and Markets.

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Joe Lieberman Always Gets His Way

If there's one thing we've learned over the past few years, it's that we should never doubt the abilities of Joe Lieberman to get what he wants, and the willingness of Harry Reid to cave in the clutch. We'll discuss where health care goes from here, the latest on the markets, and a disturbing trend in food prices on today's edition of Coffee and Markets.

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Why Does Everyone Hate This Jobs Idea?

So before jetting off to accept his Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, President Obama went on a sales run for his jobs package idea -- and he came back empty handed. Why do the left and the right both hate this idea for spending TARP funds? We'll discuss this and more on today's edition of Coffee and Markets.

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Obama's TARP Audacity: Will This Fix Anything?

President Obama wants to expand TARP to cover stimulus spending, handing out cash to small businesses to offset the egregious economic policies he's adopted (and in the case of health care, plans to adopt) damaging their ability to hire anyone. We'll discuss his Brookings Institution speech on today's edition of Coffee and Markets.

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Health Care Update: Prospects in the Senate

As the Senate considers a health care bill that amounts to the largest entitlement expansion in American history, we sit down today with health care and budget policy expert James Capretta to discuss the prospects in the Senate and the wide-ranging economic ramifications of the current legislation.