Thursday Show 4/3/14
Fort Hood shooting repeat renews calls for ending gun restrictions on base
The fatal shooting Wednesday at Fort Hood, the second in less than five years, has renewed calls for Congress and the Defense Department to end restrictions on servicemembers carrying weapons on post.
Fort Hood: Yet another tragedy from our broken mental health care system
It is now an old story, made new again by the tragic events of the second Fort Hood shooter. Untreated, under treated or poorly treated mental illness leads to horrific violence.
Obama’s war on pizza
On the eighth day, God created pizza. It made everyone forget the forbidden fruit. So it’s almost sacrilegious that the feds are attacking the pizza business. Nobody should be surprised to learn that the source is Obamacare, thanks to its food police provision tacked on in the Senate.
Beer marinade lowers Cancer risk in grilled meat
Meat and beer: The two best things of barbecue season. Now, grilled meat marinated in your favorite brew is even better, thanks to science.
Health myth: Low-intensity workouts burn the most fat calories
The Question: I want to burn fat (and get rid of that layer of flab that's covering my abs). Should I work out at a low intensity? The Expert: Mike Donavanik, C.S.C.S., C.P.T., personal trainer and creator of Extreme Burn: Ripped
Under attack: Depth of federal arms race should surprise, shock citizenry
In late February, four federal agents carrying side arms with a drug-sniffing dog descended on the Taos Ski Valley in what was called a “saturation patrol.” Authorities were working on tips of possible drug selling and impaired driving in the ski resort’s parking lot and surrounding