Larry Mantle discusses Proposition 45. This initiative would allow lawmakers to seek four more years in office if they can procure 20% of the voters' signatures who cast ballots in previous elections. Should lawmakers who are doing well in office be allowed longer terms, or should term limits stand and consistently bring new faces to the California political stage? Larry Mantle fields both sides of the argument with Dan Schnur, spokesman for the campaign against Prop. 45, and Cindy O'Connor, President of the League of Women Voters of LA.
Could Gawker's lawsuit have a "chilling effect" on tabloid news? One of the major sources of funding for CA's high speed rail project was revenue from cap and trade auctions of carbon credits, but last week's auction was a bust; then, a state bill would free passersby of liability if they break someone's car window to rescue a hot dog inside - will owners avoid bringing dogs for fear of overzealous animal lovers breaking into their cars to free a dog that's just fine? And a closer look at why it's taken so long to cleanup Exide.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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