Patt Morrison for March 15, 2012

Goldman Sachs Executive Resigns With Scathing Op-Ed Published In The NY Times

Is the economy good enough to quit your job?

With jobless claims and applications for unemployment aid at a four-year low, improving job numbers and a recovering stock market, are you beginning to consider leaving a miserable job?
California Legislators Vote On State's Embattled Budget

The state of California's politics and budget woes

In the wake of two big stories that could have major implications for the state budget, Patt sits down to discuss the fallout with California Senate President Pro-Tem Darrell Steinberg and Republican Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen.
President Obama Addresses The Nation During State Of The Union Address

Who listens to a President?

The State of the Union speech, the fireside chats, the Oval Office addresses – how much difference do presidential speeches really make? Not very much, according to some. In spite of the resources poured into President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union address, his approval rating only rose 1% after the speech – from 46% to 47% a week later.
Dodger Flag

The case of the fake Dodgers buyer

If a man tells you he owns gold mines, you’re first instinct is to automatically believe him, right?

How can we cure our fears and phobias?

Can you eat at a public restaurant or touch the door handle at the local café? Do you need a drink to get through a plane ride? Do you have to schedule all your meetings on the ground floor?
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