Political News, Exercise Roadblocks, Lottery
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 509
- Mar 9, 2015 1:00 pm
- 2:14:30 mins
Political Insider: Use of Government Email (10:54) Joe talks current political news including the use of email in the government, political dynasties, and if it is better to have a presumed party candidate (as in the case of Hillary Clinton) or should be have a primary to decide who will represent the party (like the Republicans). How to Get Past the Roadblocks to Exercise (1:12:13) Dr. Matt Townsend discusses why we don’t exercise and how we can discover the real issue that is keeping us from making a change that will improve our health. Matt provides tips on how to make adjustments to mind and body to make the time for health. Victor Matheson: Does the Lottery support the Economy? (2:11:08) Dr. Victor Matheson is a Professor of Economics at “College of the Holy Cross” in Worcester, Massachusetts. Dr. Matheson studies a range of issues including lotteries and gaming. Las Vegas has a huge claim to fame because of gambling. Annually, Americans pay $65.5 Billion in Lottery tickets. That itch to “risk it all” is hard to resist. The largest sum ever won was in 2012, for a pot of $656 Million! But did you know that the Lottery actually has a close-knit relationship with the economy? Here to tell us more is Professor Victor Matheson, an Economics Professor from College of the Holy Cross.