“Kresta in the Afternoon” with special guest host Marybeth Hicks– March 17, 2015 – Hour 1

+  Danger! Danger! Be Very Afraid!

  • Description: If we believe the news reports, we’re lucky to be alive. We face extraordinary danger every day in the form of fast food, playground equipment, dessert and non-hybrid cars. Alarmists leverage parents’ natural anxiety to reach their own goals. Julie Gunlock joins us to discuss how the alarmist mentality costs us unnecessary money and stress.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Julie Gunlock
      Julie is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum, where she directs the Culture of Alarm Project. She is the author of Cupcakes to Chemicals: How the Culture of Alarmism Makes Us Afraid of Everything and How to Fight Back. Julie is also a former Professional Staff Member on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
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+  “One Big Happy”

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