Welcome to Coffee & Markets, an award winning daily podcast on politics, culture, and the marketplace. Coffee & Markets is hosted each morning at BigGovernment and Redstate. Thousands of conservative/libertarian listeners download the half-hour podcast every day. Guests have included Michael Barone, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas, Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Erick Erickson of Redstate, Andrew Malcolm of the Los Angeles Times, Michele Steele of Bloomberg, Sarah Kliff of Politico, Tea Party leader Melissa Clouthier, Anne Sorock of the Sam Adams Alliance, China expert Ethan Epstein, John Noonan and Jonathan Last of the Weekly Standard, and Super Bowl winning quarterback Drew Brees. Founded in January 2009, Coffee & Markets arrives at a point in history when the stream of news and information is overwhelming and constant. Our goal is to sift through the noise to bring your attention to the important stories you need to hear, with commentary from smart and informed individuals, in order to better understand the times we live in.