Monthly Archives: May 2014

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Millennials Are Risk Averse and That’s a Bad Sign

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss the financial risk aversion of Millennials, why debt and the roller coaster stock market might explain that and how the GOP can attract Millennial votes.

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The United States of Corporatism

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Andrew Quinn to discuss crony capitalism, the high economic cost of corporatism and the tyranny of small decisions.

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JR Salzman on the VA Scandal and His Experience as a Wounded Warrior

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by JR Salzman to discuss the VA scandal, his efforts to shine a light on the terrible bureaucracy of care America's veterans face and his personal experience after being seriously wounded while serving in Iraq.

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A Marine’s View of Memorial Day and America’s Defense Programs

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by retired Lt. Colonel Dakota Wood to discuss his meaning of Memorial day as a 20 year veteran of the U.S. Marines, the public's changing view of our military and the drastic trimming of America's defense budget.

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The Death Tax

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Thomas Piketty, inherited wealth and why it's easy to buy a smartphone but hard to buy a home.

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What is the Tea Party’s Influence in the GOP?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Matt Lewis to discuss the Tea Party's influence in recent GOP primaries, when that Tea Party label should actually apply and how they may influence the selection of the Republican nominee for President in 2016.

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Writing for Reagan

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Peter Robinson to discuss his book about working with President Ronald Reagan, writing one of Reagan's most famous speeches and what the 40th President would think about today's rising Russia.

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Indiana’s Medicaid Expansion is Bad for the Hoosier State

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Josh Archambault to discuss Mike Pence's plan to expand Medicaid under Obamacare in Indiana, what it could mean for Indiana taxpayers and the latest Medicaid news from Arkansas.

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Bernanke: Low Interest Rates Here to Stay

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss shocking comments by Ben Bernanke about the Fed's interest rate policy, what his prediction could mean for the economy and how changes in the world stage could upend his prophesy.

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The End of Fannie and Freddie?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss a bill to end Fannie and Freddie, how that would impact your mortgage rate and the political fallout from reforming housing finance.

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Nigeria’s Horrific Kidnapping Problem

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Elizabeth Blackney to discuss the kidnapping of 200 girls by Boko Haram, Nigeria's horrific kidnapping problem and why America's foreign policy has hurt Africa.

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Hunter Baker on Millennials and Christianity

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Hunter Baker to discuss his trip to the Q Conference in Nashville, Millennials and Christianity and the debate over gay marriage.