The Source

Monday - Thursday from 3-4 p.m. on KSTX

The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.

The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.

Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.

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Texas Tribune / cc

The price of oil has given and taken in the past in Texas. We've seen good times and bad times depending on how much people are willing to pay for Texas tea. But right now - that's about $31 - 32 a barrel - and that's not that good. 

There is something about people that makes them vulnerable to being conned. We have a built in bias - to trust. It doesn't matter how smart you are - you could be a victim of a con man - in fact you likely have already have fallen victim.

Photo by Tamir Kalifa / The Texas Tribune

It was a surprise when a Houston Grand Jury came back with indictments not for Planned Parenthood - who were being investigated for selling fetal tissue - but instead for two individuals responsible for the secret videos that threw the issue into the national spotlight.

Ryan Loyd / TPR News

Last Week, Mayor Ivy Taylor was granted a waiver for any ethics complaints, past or future, over a conflict of interest that existed last year. The conflict, Taylor - as Mayor - was a board member of the San Antonio Housing Authority, while her husband collected housing vouchers from SAHA for low-income tenants.

Allan Ajifo / cc

Pleasure is a different for everyone: Kayaking Alaska's Prince William Sound, Scratching off all the items on your to do list, binging on drugs and alcohol, engaging in romantic partnering. Pleasure takes all kinds both big, small, healthy or not.

Dopamine is one of the biggest reasons we feel pleasure when it comes to reward and to achieving goals, it is also the chemical that Methamphetamines and Cocaine hijack in order to give the highs you get.