Patt Morrison speaks with syndicated columnist Amy Alkon about her public, very "in your face" campaign to embarrass SUVs owners into reconsidering their choice of vehicle. Also a more serious discussion about "CAFE" (corporate average fuel economy) standards and why in a time of great political instability in the Middle East the federal government does not push to make cars more fuel efficient thereby lessening our dependence on foreign oil.
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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