Hong Kong Explodes with Protests Over Beijing’s Expanded Rule
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Dean Cheng to discuss the growing protests in Hong Kong, why Beijing is getting increasingly nervous about the demonstrations and what this means for the future of Hong Kong.
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This is What Common Core Looks Like
The picture above is from my third grade daughter’s math book. This is the only page that explains that method for subtraction. There are, for the record, four ways to subtract that my third grader must learn. “The only champions of common core I know are paid to like it and most of them have no kids.” This is the only page explaining that method. | Read More »
NC Senator Kay Hagan no longer embarrassed by Bill Clinton
What a difference flopsweat makes. Democrat Senator Kay Hagan is feeling the heat and has enlisted aging horndog and former president Bill Clinton in an effort to stave off defeat: Former President Bill Clinton is coming to North Carolina to help raise money for U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan’s re-election campaign. Clinton was slated to be in Chapel Hill on Tuesday to headline a fundraising luncheon | Read More »
Five Weeks and No Coherence
Have you noticed the Republicans have given up a concentrated effort against Obamacare? They have. It is barely on the radar. More and more stories come out every day about how close races are across the country. More and more stories come out about tightening polls. More and more races the GOP must win to take back the Senate seem to be slipping away from | Read More »
Ebola Comes to the United States
With the CDC in Atlanta, of course I spent my whole show talking about the Ebola outbreak. You can listen to the show here: And go sign up for the show notes email.
Pruitt v. Burwell gets decided against government, starting up the #Obamacare subsidy rodeo again.
At some point the Supreme Court is going to jump into this one. There’s just been too much disagreement over this, and the Democrats have simply been too nakedly partisan in the process.
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Someone Claiming to be From the CDC Called Me About the Ebola Patient in Dallas
As you guys know, I have a radio show on the largest talk station in the country, WSB Atlanta. The CDC is based in Atlanta. This evening, during break, an individual called the program claiming to work for the CDC and to have knowledge of the patient in Dallas, TX. The source gave me information to lead me to establish credibility: name, occupation, background, etc. | Read More »
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino nukes Gov. Cuomo
Trailing Gov. Andrew Cuomo by nearly 25 points and unable to get New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, head of the Republican Governors Association, to help him take on Cuomo, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino nukes Gov. Cuomo with a remake of LBJ’s infamous “Daisy” ad: The ad’s message, as stated by a narrator is, “These are the stakes. Do we reelect a governor who may end up in jail?” The ad means | Read More »