A Hypersonic Failure and Sluggish Consumer Spending

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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.

Germany’s Green Energy Gamble

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Burger King merger, Angela Merkel's green energy gamble and what it means for the future of the EU.

Arkansas Health Independence Accounts to Cost Taxpayers Millions

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Nic Horton to discuss the latest Medicaid expansion debacle in Arkansas, how people can game the system to cost taxpayers millions and what you can do to keep Obamacare expansion out of your state.

Mollie Hemingway on Modern Feminism

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Mollie Hemingway to discuss feminism through the eyes of Beyonce, what the modern feminist movement has become and why HBO's "Girls" may be secretly produced by Rick Santorum.

Andrew McCarthy on Eric Holder’s Racial Profiling in Missouri

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Andrew McCarthy to discuss his piece on Eric Holder's involvement in the shooting death of Michael Brown, if Holder is really seeking justice or just stirring the political pot and the rising threat of ISIS.

Tax Inversions and Struggling American Brands

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Burger King's move to Canada, McDonald's problem with Millennials and how American brands need to adapt to new generations of customers.

Tax Credits to Help the Middle Class

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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.

The ISIS Threat in Iraq and Here in the U.S.

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Jim Phillips to discuss ISIS in Iraq, their potential threat to the U.S. mainland and what role America may play in the battle to eradicate this deadly terrorist threat.

Why Place Matters

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Bill McClay to discuss his new book on why place matters, our society's mobility and if Detroit can be saved.

Militarized Police and the Politicization of Ferguson

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Dan McLaughlin to discuss the shooting death of Michael Brown, the militarized police state and how liberals have politicized the growing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

A Road Out of Poverty

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Paul Ryan's anti-poverty initiatives, the "makers vs. takers" argument and the role government should and shouldn't be playing in the "war on poverty."

The Internet’s ‘Series of Tubes’

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the network of fiber cables that serves as the backbone of the world's internet connectivity, how fragile that network is and why entire countries can lose internet access at the drop of an anchor.