The History and Importance of Independence Day

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Pietrusza. We'll talk about the early celebrations of Independence Day, how the holiday has changed over the years, and why we shouldn't erase our nation's history.

Greece on the Brink of Default

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Greek default on its IMF loans, the terrible unease of the Greek people and if Vladimir Putin could come to the rescue.

Autocrats on the March

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the rise of modern autocrats, how they are different from their 20th century predecessors and if freedom can halt their advance.

SCOTUS: Same Sex Marriage Legal in All 50 States

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Chad Flores to discuss the Supreme Court's monumental decision today on same sex marriage, why Scalia's scathing dissent will be studied for years to come, and what today's ruling means for religious organizations who do not support gay marriage.

SCOTUS Saves ObamaCare… Again

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Chad Flores to discuss today's monumental ObamaCare ruling from SCOTUS, Scalia's stinging dissent and why this illustrates the only way to bring down ObamaCare is through Congress and a Republican president.

Former Pentagon Official Discusses the Chinese Hack of OPM

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss the OPM hack, information the Chinese might have stolen and what the administration's response has been.

Taking Down the Confederate Flag Won’t Eliminate Racism

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Mollie Hemingway to discuss the terrible church shooting in Charleston, the media's immediate response to tear down Confederate symbols and the amazing faith and forgiveness of the victims' families.

Would Greek Exit Doom the Euro?

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss D-day for Greece, what their exit from the Euro Zone would mean for the EU, and how Russia's involvement could complicate the situation.

Could a Greek Default Trigger a Worldwide Financial Crisis?

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Greek debt negotiations, if a default could trigger a larger financial crisis, and the genius of Silicon Valley.

The 200th Anniversary of Napoleon’s Defeat at Waterloo

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by David Pietrusza to discuss today's 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, some of the forgotten players, and how Napoleon, one of the greatest generals of all time, was defeated at his most important battle.

Jonathan Last on the Joys (and Pains) of Being a Father

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Jonathan Last to discuss his latest book The Dadly Virtues, the joys of being a father, and advice to aspiring dads.

Separating Fact from Fiction in the Trade Debate

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Scott Lincicome to separate fact from fiction on the trade debate, why new agreements wouldn't give up our sovereignty and how a deal would help the average American.