Archive for category Watch the Show July 2014

Cutting costs at the USPS

July 9, 2014 - 02:34 PM
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The postal service has lost more than $20 billion dollars over the past three years. Now, it has launched a new plan to cut back on spending.

Francis Rose, host of "In-Depth with Francis Rose", discussed that and other topics with Capital Insider.

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The biggest threats to the web

July 9, 2014 - 02:31 PM
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A new study looks into the major perils of the internet over the next 20 years. More than 1,000 industry experts agreed cyber attack weren't the number one problem.

Hayley Tsukayama, financial reporter with The Washington Post, discussed that and other topics with Capital Insider.

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The Logistics of War

July 3, 2014 - 02:10 PM
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In 2011, there were more than 100,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan. By 2016, President Obama says almost all troops will be withdrawn from the country.

U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Officer Jeff Clement, Afghan veteran and author, discussed that and his book The Lieutenant Don't Know with Capital Insider.

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Cracking Down on Big Banks

July 3, 2014 - 02:03 PM
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BNP Paribas is paying the United States close to $9 billion for illegally processing billions of dollars for clients in Sudan, Iran, and Cuba.

Danielle Douglas, financial reporter for the Washington Post, discussed that and new banking strategies based on Amazon with Capital Insider.

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Cleaning up the VA

July 2, 2014 - 05:14 PM
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Veteran's Affairs is still in need of a lot of help, and it looks like Bob McDonald will have a large task at hand when he takes over as head of the agency.

Joe Davidson, Federal Diary columnist for the Washington Post, discussed that and President Obama's town hall meeting with Capital Insider.

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Paying for Amtrak

July 2, 2014 - 05:08 PM
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Amtrak, a federally owned for-profit corporation, has received over $40 billion in subsidies, but they are not turning a profit.

David Williams, president of the Non-Partisan Taxpayers Protection Alliance, discussed that and a proposed switch in missile programs with Capital Insider.

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ISIS Forces Still Bearing Down on Iraq

July 2, 2014 - 05:04 PM
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ISIS has taken over key cities in Syria and Iraq without facing too many obstacles. Now, more U.S. troops are being sent to Baghdad to help secure the embassy.

Tony Shaffer, CIA trained senior intelligence operations officer discussed that and rising tensions between Israelis and Palestinians with Capital Insider.

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Access to NASA technology

July 2, 2014 - 02:36 PM
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The agency often shares its scientific advances with other nations. Now, recent lapses in export controls have caused security experts to worry.

Belva Martin, director of acquisition and sourcing management issues with the GAO, discussed securing NASA technology with Capital Insider.

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That was the week that was

July 1, 2014 - 04:28 PM
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Republican Strategist Jack Burkman and Democratic Strategist LaToya Foster break down the week in politics.

In this installment, they discuss Boehner's legal action against the president, Obama's SCOTUS decision, and the nasty Mississippi primary race.

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