Ebola, Ottawa Attack and Amazon Earnings Hit Markets
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Ebola’s arrival in NYC, the disappointing earnings from Amazon and the impact of recent events on the markets.
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More Evidence Surfaces of Faked Employment Numbers
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss new evidence of faked employment report numbers, what this means for the historical analysis of the data and how to fix this persistent problem.
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China Overtakes U.S. as World’s Largest Economy
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the wild stock market swings, if we’re heading for a correction and China’s new title as the world’s largest economy.
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Raw Numbers Show a Different September Jobs Picture
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the September jobs report, why the raw numbers are much different than the headlines and Pimco’s turmoil.
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Progressivism Will Lead To The Rise of Neo-Fascism
The current, dying state of Europe is our warning that the world must be saved from Progressivism. That starts at home. That starts with the election of 2014. By killing the human spirit, Progressivism reduces societies braced by vibrant and sustaining cultures into dystopias of brain-washed, homogeneous diversity reminiscent of the one in Ayn Rand’s novella Anthem. By choosing enforced equality and homogenized diversity over | Read More »
Demotism Is the Most Pernicious Form of Climate Change
Image Credit: Bergheim Follies Demotism is a form of mob rule, where politicians pander to what they see as the popular will, rather than making their own decisions as independent leaders. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. used the occasion of the recent Climate March in Manhattan to grandstand and attempt to increase the demotic pressure of the mob on UN attendees of a Climate Summit. If | Read More »
How the Worm Crawls Into the Apple
You can put a fork in Silicon Valley. They are done. Jesse “King of Beers” Jackson has his talons in their tills and they have maybe, at best, 10 more years in which they will be a positive and innovative source of American technological advance. He informs us that ”Hi-tech giants have a moral and economic duty to promote inclusivity in their workforces” Apple CEO | Read More »
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Worst Case Scenario: Why I Believe The Internet Could Get Shut Down
Image Credit: (VALERY HACHE / AFP/Getty Images) Congressman Darrell Issa should be angry. He’s not the shy, retiring type. He likes acting on his anger and enjoys it when other folks watch. His latest source of ire is Marilyn Taverner. It turns out that the HHS IT system for Obamacare has been hacked and used as a platform for malware. He explains below. “Considering this | Read More »
A Hypersonic Failure and Sluggish Consumer Spending
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss a failed Pentagon test of a new hypersonic missile, sluggish consumer spending and why people aren’t saving money.
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Mitch McConnell Doesn’t Help Republicans Look Anti-Cronyism
Did you happen to catch this story the other day at National Journal? “Only one week after Sen. Mitch McConnell took the CEO of Delta Air Lines to breakfast in the exclusive Senate Dining Room last month, the airline executive and his wife wrote $10,000 worth of checks to help fund McConnell’s political operation. The donations, which were reported to the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday, made Rick and Susan Anderson | Read More »
Burger King In Exile
Image Credit: (Wall Street Journal and News Busters) The revenue from a 100% Tax Rate against a revenue base of zero equals zero. The revenue of a smaller and more reasonable rate of taxation against a significantly large base of revenue is still a pretty big number. This fundamental truism eludes the statist drones and Keynesian knuckleheads that designed our current system of taxation. President | Read More »
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Bilks Taxpayers out of Millions
Just over three years ago, subsequent to the Dodd-Frank financial “reform” bill passing, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau came into existence. As Elizabeth Warren’s intellectual baby, it should be no surprise to conservatives that the CFPB is an exercise in the biggest kind of government. However, in the third year of the CFPB’s existence, a bevy of stories have broken that underline that the bureau | Read More »
Tax Credits to Help the Middle Class
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss supply side economics vs. tax credits, how tax breaks can help the middle class and how to spark growth in the lagging economy.
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I Hope The Libertarian Moment Happens In Ferguson, MO
The news coming out of Ferguson, MO caused me to experience the equivalent of a bad acid flashback without the initial fun of tripping on LSD. I went back in time to 1999. I was in Grad School at UCLA getting vastly over-credentialed for the job market and educated far beyond my limited frontiers of cognitive ability. There was this scurvy pack of guys I | Read More »
How Anthropogenic Climate Change Is Killing Detroit, MI
There are people in Detroit, MI who believe that water is a human right. There are others that are simply having a hard time believing how expensive their bills have gotten. The City of Detroit responded by proposing to cut municipal water service for people who didn’t pay their bills. This has lead to a movement to have water provided to them for free. Never | Read More »