The David Pakman Show

The David Pakman Show

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The nationally syndicated talk radio and television program hosted by David Pakman

Episodes

The David Pakman Show - March 27, 2017  

--On the Show:

--The first half of our interview with Chip Berlet, investigative journalist, research analyst, photojournalist, and scholar, who joins David to discuss the rise of right-wing movements and bogus conspiracy theories

--During their recent meeting, President Trump reportedly gave German Chancellor Angel Merkel a bill for $378 billion to cover contributions he believes are owed to NATO by Germany

--President Trump and the US State Department authorize a permit giving permission to the energy company TransCanda to start building the Keystone XL pipeline

--The US Senate votes to eliminate Obama-era privacy rules that forced ISPs to get user consent before web browsing history and app usage could be sold to advertisers

--President Trump tells House Speaker Paul Ryan to pull the Republican Obamacare repeal bill known as the "American Health Care Act" after it became clear leadership could not whip the votes to pass it

--President Trump blames the collapse of the Republican health care bill on Democrats including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer

--Donald Trump promised an immediate repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, but now he says the White House and Congressional Republicans are moving on after eighteen days of effort

--Trump transition team officials are reportedly purging their electronic devices to avoid being compromised by subpoenas related to the Russian investigation

--Former CIA Director James Woolsey claims Trump’s former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn met with top Turkish government officials to discuss removing Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen from the US and taking him back to Turkey without anyone knowing

--Voicemail from Eggman saying he doesn't want to hear anything political from his contractor

--On the Bonus Show: Google street view cars spotting methane leaks, a smartphone can test sperm count, David's long-awaited Richard Stallman story and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 24, 2017  

--On the Show:

--President Trump's low approval ratings and ongoing scandals suggest this would be an opportune time for the Trump administration to manufacture a "false flag" operation and rally support around him

--David recommends the book "Waves of Rancor" by Hillard and Keith

--Caller asks if we can ignore Donald Trump's antics

--Caller has the plan to help Democrats win rural districts

--Caller wonders if Trump supporters can be persuaded by reason

--Best caller ever proposes mind-blowing conspiracy theory

--Caller inquires about open versus closed primaries

--Caller is upset with President Trump's frequent Mar-a-Lago trips and asks how to deal with Trump supporters in one's own family

--Caller wonders if current energy policy will doom American society

--Audience Question: Should news sites have a system that checks if you read a story before you can comment or share?

--Audience Question: What do you think the legal ages should be for drinking, gambling, buying cigarettes, buying marijuana, driving, consenting to sex, and joining the military?

--Audience Question: What would you consider a "useless" college degree?

--On the Bonus Show: Stephen Hawking on traveling 20% the speed of light, CVS removes cigarettes and smoking rates decline, spring breakers chant "build that wall" in Mexico and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 23, 2017  

--On the Show:

--The conclusion to our interview with Lawrence Krauss, theoretical physicist, cosmologist, physics professor, and Director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University, who joins David to discuss his new book "The Greatest Story Ever Told--So Far"

--US officials and Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, indicate there is more than circumstantial evidence suggesting that Donald Trump's campaign did indeed coordinate with Russian officials to release information damaging to Hillary Clinton

--Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Devin Nunes (R-CA) bypasses his own committee and tells the White House he believes Donald Trump's communications were intercepted by intelligence agencies conducting surveillance of foreign targets

--Notable discussions from The David Pakman Show Reddit

--Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign manager, worked as an unregistered foreign agent to the Russian government and was paid millions of dollars by Russian officials to promote Vladimir Putin's interests

--President Trump is filling top positions in the State, Defense, and Homeland Security Departments with defense contractors and their lobbyists

--Donald Trump authorizes $19.5 billion in spending for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), but Elon Musk points out the new law only reauthorizes existing programs and adds no additional funding for Mars

--The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is reportedly investigating right-wing propaganda news outlets like Breitbart and Alex Jones' InfoWars as part of its broader probe into Russia's connection to the Donald Trump presidential campaign

--Voicemail from Eggman suggesting a conspiracy between FBI Director James Comey and Vice President Mike Pence

--On the Bonus Show: Sesame Street introduces a muppet with autism, Shaquille O'Neal thinks the earth is flat, Boston school changes its world map and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 22, 2017  

--On the Show:

--The first half of our interview with Lawrence Krauss, theoretical physicist, cosmologist, physics professor, and Director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University, who joins David to discuss his new book "The Greatest Story Ever Told--So Far"

--Multiple Democratic Senators, including Chuck Schumer (NY) and Elizabeth Warren (MA), are calling for a stop to the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch until the FBI investigation into President Trump's Russia ties is complete

--Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Devin Nunes (R-CA),  who is leading an investigation into the President's Russia connections, tells Mother Jones that he has never heard of two key figures in the scandal: Roger Stone and Carter Page

--Hatriot Mail

--Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will not be attending a NATO meeting in Brussels next month among foreign ministers of each member nation, but he will be headed to Russia the following week

--Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) lays out the case to FBI Director Comey and NSA Director Rogers that President Trump "will attack anyone and everyone" with the exception of Vladimir Putin and the Russian government

--Fox News might have scripted a "debate" between Lisa Boothe and Simon Rosenberg, as it was awfully strange that statements Boothe made would appear on screen before she said them

--Deliberation over whether to add a second segment of live calls or keep classic interviews results in a hung jury

--Voicemail caller misses former Producer Louis but is happy to have Producer Pat on the show

--On the Bonus Show: Tomi Lahren suspended from "The Blaze,"  global happiness rankings released, James Comey hates the Patriots and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 21, 2017  

--On the Show:

--The conclusion to our interview with Dr. Jamie Samson, author and animal behavior research scientist, who joins David to discuss his book "How to Think Like a Scientist"

--FBI Director James Comey testifies to the House Intelligence Committee and confirms the FBI is investigating the Trump campaign's ties to Russia and that there is no evidence to support President Trump's assertion that former President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower

--President Trump live tweets the Congressional hearing and draws dishonest conclusions from NSA Director Michael Rogers' and FBI Director Comey's statements

--The White House insists that Donald Trump headed to Mar-a-Lago to attend meetings and make phone calls, then Newsmax's CEO tweets a photo of the President playing golf

--This week's top images from David's Instagram account

--Donald Trump admits to Fox's Tucker Carlson that the Republican health care plan to replace the Affordable Care Act would primarily help rich investors and harm his own supporters

--Ivanka Trump will be getting an office in the West Wing as her role in the White House increases, calling into question whether this move violates anti-nepotism laws from the 1960's

--An anti-Semitic poster is circulating at the University of Illinois at Chicago that reads “ending white privilege starts with ending Jewish privilege”

--South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard signs SB 149 into law, allowing government contacted organizations to refuse service to LGBT individuals

--Voicemail suggests David reach out the Israel lobby to raise money

--On the Bonus Show: Stephen Hawking will travel to space, David's St. Patrick's Day parade story, waiter refuses service to four Latina customers and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 20, 2017  

--On the Show:

--The first half of our interview with Dr. Jamie Samson, author and animal behavior research scientist, who joins David to discuss his book "How to Think Like a Scientist"

--German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the White House; President Trump refuses to offer her a handshake at the Oval Office and later ignores a portion of her remarks at a joint press conference

--The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform releases documents that draw more suspicion into the ties between Russia and Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn

--The Trump administration stands by its claim that former President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the US presidential election despite offering no evidence to support the claim

--A new Gallup poll finds that only 37% of Americans approve of Donald Trump's job as President, the first time in seventy years that a President's approval numbers have dipped that low in March of their first term

--Donald Trump continues to demonstrate his inability to lead and communicate with the public, whether it be on health care, the travel ban, the US-Mexican border wall, or his baseless wiretapping claims against former President Obama

--52-year-old Tennessee Trump supporter Charla McCormic credits the Republican health care plan as the reason why her son's health care premiums have dropped significantly, not realizing that the Republican plan is not law yet and that the Affordable Care Act is the reason for the decrease in her son's costs

--Fox News Host Sean Hannity pulled a gun on Fox contributor Juan Williams after a political debate between the two in October, according to three people with direct knowledge of the incident

--Voicemail praises Producer Pat for speaking openly about the wonders of reusable Keurig coffee pods

--On the Bonus Show: Universal basic income trending, engineer named Saddam Hussain can't get a job, Mexican tourists opt for Canada over US and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 17, 2017  

--On the Show:

--President Trump's budget proposal for the next fiscal year would eliminate federal funding for Meals on Wheels and slash the Environmental Protection Agency's budget by 31%, all to appropriate funds towards building a US-Mexican border wall and raising defense spending

--David recommends the book "Lessons of History" by Will and Ariel Durant

--We ask the audience whether classic interviews or additional live calls should make up the third segment of Friday episodes

--Caller wants to hear David's position on the Israeli BDS movement

--Caller demands to know what time the show airs

--Caller doesn't understand why the American President is referred to as the "Leader of the Free World"

--Caller wonders if the public learned anything from seeing two pages of Donald Trump's 2005 tax returns

--Caller wonders what the Republican end game is for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act

--Audience Question: Do you believe in the "butterfly effect” or karma?

--Audience Question: Should being an organ donor be mandatory?

--Audience Question: Should celebrities and athletes get political, or keep it to themselves?

--On the Bonus Show: New Ag-Gag bill in Arkansas, Amazon plans drive-up grocery stores, IRS removes the tax-exempt status of Richard Spencer's nonprofit and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 16, 2017  

--On the Show:

--Our investigation into the practice of gerrymandering, including origins, how legislators draw congressional districts favorable to themselves and their party, and possible solutions

--President Trump's second travel and refugee ban from six Muslim-majority countries is blocked by federal judges Derrick Watson and Theodore Chuang hours before it was set to take effect

--House Speaker Paul Ryan claims that President Trump is the "co-author" of the Republican health care plan to replace the Affordable Care Act

--Defense Secretary James Mattis is one of the few voices of reason in Donald Trump's inner circle on the issue of climate change, believing it to be a serious environmental concern and counter to America's national security interests

--Notable discussions from The David Pakman Show Reddit

--Nils Bildt, who went on Fox News as a supposed "Swedish National Security Expert" and criticized criminal immigrants even though he himself is a criminal immigrant, starts a Twitter feud with David

--The anti-vaccine organization Safe Minds funds a six-year study to find a link between vaccines and autism, but when the results failed to show a connection they backed away from the research and questioned its methodology

--While Donald Trump was calling on businesses to buy American, his daughter Ivanka was importing a 53.3-ton Chinese shipment of clothing for her fashion line

--While Republicans push for bringing back coal jobs to the US, solar energy is now providing twice as many occupations as the coal industry and creating jobs at a rate 17 times faster than the overall economy

--On the Bonus Show: Trump campaign chair caught in a motel room with an underage boy, Tesla cars will soon be as affordable as gas-powered vehicles, space savers in South Boston and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 15, 2017  

--On the Show:

--The conclusion to our interview with S. Matthew Liao, Director of the Center for Bioethics at New York University and author of "The Right to Be Loved and Moral Brains," who joins David to discuss neuroethics and the moral consequences of actions

--Rachel Maddow reveals the basic pages of Donald Trump's 2005 tax returns, but the breaking news revealed very little including that Trump paid $38 million in federal taxes on an income of over $150 million

--The FBI's counterintelligence team is investigating whether there was a computer server connection between the Russian-based Alfa Bank and the Trump Organization

--Hatriot Mail

--Secretary of State Rex Tillerson used the alias "Wayne Tracker" to email about climate change matters when he was the CEO of ExxonMobil

--Press Secretary Sean Spicer struggles to answer when President Trump can and cannot be trusted in the context of wiretapping allegations against former President Obama and the CBO's analysis of the Republican health care plan

--The US's two-year suspension on borrowing limits expires tomorrow, March 16th, and the Republican-controlled Congress will have to decide whether to continue making an issue of the debt ceiling now that Donald Trump is President

--Tourism Economics examines airline and travel booking websites and finds that in light of Donald Trump's travel ban, the US will lose 6.3 million tourists by the end of next year and $10.8 billion in consumer spending

--Voicemail from the Eggman about racial biases in recidivism estimates

--On the Bonus Show: 98-year-old Minnesota man was a Nazi commander, $5 million reward offered for Donald Trump's tax returns, DNA test update and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 14, 2017  

--On the Show:

--The first half of our interview with S. Matthew Liao, Director of the Center for Bioethics at New York University and author of "The Right to Be Loved and Moral Brains," who joins David to discuss neuroethics and the moral consequences of actions

--The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) examines the Republican "American Health Care Act" and finds the bill would result in 24 million people losing their health insurance by 2026

--White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer walks back President Trump's claim that former President Obama wiretapped the phones at Trump Tower, by saying Trump didn't mean “wiretapping” when he said “wiretapping”

--Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to President Trump, suggests it is possible that former President Obama used microwaves to spy on the Trump campaign

--The Washington Post reports that Steve Bannon, Trump's Chief Strategist, is under criminal investigation for voter fraud

--Donald Trump said he would donate his presidential salary of $400,000 to charity but now he is refusing to provide proof of the donation as promised

--Preet Bharara, the newly fired US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, was investigating the alleged sexual misconduct of Fox News executives including former CEO Roger Ailes; President Trump's possible replacement for Bharara's position is none other than Roger Ailes' personal lawyer Marc Mukasey

--After criticizing former President Obama for taking vacations, Donald Trump has already had 15 days of vacation time which makes up about 30% of his presidency so far

--The David Pakman Show is seeking qualified candidates to fill a social media and progressive outreach position

--On the Bonus Show: Winter Storm Stella rocks the northeast, TDPS is hiring and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 13, 2017  

--On the Show:

--Julien de Wit, researcher at MIT who is leading the atmospheric study of TRAPPIST-1, joins David to discuss the discovery of seven earth-like planets and whether they might contain life 

--President Trump's new travel and refugee ban affecting six Muslim-majority countries loses a court battle, as US District Judge William Conley blocks the administration from enforcing the order against a Syrian family looking to escape their war-torn homeland by fleeing to Wisconsin

--According to a new Upshot analysis, voters who are eligible for at least $5,000 less in tax cuts under the Republican health care plan compared to Obamacare supported Donald Trump by a margin of 59% to 36%

--Health policy experts determine the Republican health care program will cost the average person enrolled an extra $1,542 in 2017, and that number is projected to go up to $2,409 by the time it's fully implemented in 2020

--The US drone program has accelerated under President Trump, going from one strike every 5.4 days on average under Obama, to more than one per day on average under Trump

--Donald Trump now cheers the jobs reports that he referred to as "fake" and "phony" under Barack Obama; the economy added 235,000 new jobs and the unemployment rate ticked down to 4.7%

--A “March for Trump” was held in Maricopa County near Phoenix, Arizona, and attendees belabored the Trump campaign themes of nativism, nationalism, and imprisoning Hillary Clinton

--The US House of Representatives introduces the “Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act” which would force workers to comply if their employees want them to undergo genetic testing for “workplace wellness” programs

--The US State Department instructs New York City's medical examiner not to disclose the cause of death of Vitaly Churkin, the Russian Ambassador to the United Nations who died under suspicious circumstances last month

--Voicemail advises David to prepare for the upcoming revolution

--On the Bonus Show: Apple tries to stop supporting brutal Congolese mines, 'big candy' lobbies the Trump administration, gay veterans group nearly banned from marching in Boston parade and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 10, 2017  

--On the Show:

--Many companies don't realize their advertisements are appearing on propaganda websites because they are often using third-party ad agencies; luckily consumers reaching out to suggest these companies pull their commercials has become a highly effective tactic

--David recommends the documentary "Accidental Courtesy"

--Caller doesn't believe Mike Pence will become the next president if Donald Trump is impeached

--Caller is upset that the Justice Department's investigation appears to be influenced by President Trump

--Caller imagines the Koch Brothers are upset that the Affordable Care Act hasn't been repealed yet

--Caller doesn't believe an independent, nonpartisan commission is necessarily the best way to solve gerrymandering

--Caller needs to know David's position on anarchist-communism

--Caller questions whether the Vault 7 Wikileaks / CIA revelations are meant to distract from the Trump / Russia scandal

--Caller wonders if the Republican health care plan is "The World's Greatest Health Care Plan of 2017"

--Caller speculates about an elaborate Hillary Clinton / Russia / Benghazi conspiracy theory

--Audience Question: Is astrology harmful or innocent fun?

--Audience Question: If someone is telling you a story you’ve already heard, do you keep listening?

--Audience Question: Have you ever been tricked by a scam (phone, online, by product advertisements)?

--On the Bonus Show: The 13 most dangerous things in your home, Malaysians banned from leaving North Korea, 2-part interview feedback and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 9, 2017  

--On the Show:

--The conclusion to our interview with Cathy O'Neil, mathematician, data scientist, and author of "Weapons of Math Destruction," who joins David to discuss how big data can lead to discrimination and ultimately worse decision making

--Republicans spent six years campaigning against the Affordable Care Act and pointlessly trying to repeal it, now they are having trouble unifying over its replacement

--President Trump tells Republicans that if their health care plan fails, then to let Obamacare continue without proper funding and blame Democrats for the spikes in premiums and deductibles

-- The Trump International Hotel and Tower in Baku, Azerbaijan has been developed in partnership with the Mammadov's, a family that has close ties to an extremist militia in Iran called the "Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps"

--Notable discussions from The David Pakman Show Reddit

--Donald Trump wrongly blames Barack Obama for the releasing of "122 vicious prisoners" from Guantanamo Bay, but the vast majority of the detainees were actually released under George W. Bush

--While the Trump White House praises ExxonMobil for its investment program in the Gulf, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson presumably still owns almost $50 million worth of shares in the oil company

--Two Republican Congressmen from North Carolina, Rep. Mark Sanford and Rep. Walter Jones, endorse the effort to request Donald Trump's tax returns from the Treasury Department

--Former President Obama and former Attorney General Eric Holder are teaming up with a Democratic Party organization committed to combatting Republican gerrymandering; Alex Jones' Infowars believes this is an attempt by Obama to return to power

--Voicemail suggesting the Hatriot Mail introduction should replace "America" with "'Merica"

--On the Bonus Show: Russian seeks to ban "Beauty and the Beast" over a gay character, a quiet road exiting the US becomes quiet in the Trump era, Yelp starts tracking transgender bathrooms and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 8, 2017  

--On the Show:

--The first half of our interview with Cathy O'Neil, mathematician, data scientist, and author of "Weapons of Math Destruction," who joins David to discuss how big data can lead to discrimination and ultimately worse decision making

--Donald Trump personally met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak before a major foreign policy speech on April 27, 2016, before repeatedly claiming that he had no contact with Russian officials during the campaign

--Senator Al Franken (D-MN) believes that Attorney General Jeff Sessions committed perjury by not disclosing his meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during his Senate confirmation hearing

--Republicans introduce their replacement for the Affordable Care Act, calling it the "American Health Care Act," which maintains much of the ACA's framework but gets rid of the mechanisms necessary to fund its most popular provisions

--Hatriot Mail

--A new scandal rocks The David Pakman Show, as David gets caught salivating on camera in a controversy being dubbed "Spitgate"

--Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) says on CNN that poor people will have to choose between spending money on health insurance or iPhones, yet the Congressman gets taxpayer-subsidized health care and his donors fund his Verizon bills and Apple electronics

--Christopher Steele, former MI6 spy who prepared the Trump-Russia dossier, has been approached about testifying before the US Senate Intelligence Committee for its investigation into the President's alleged ties to the Kremlin

--In January, President Trump weakened Obama-era ethics policies to limit what lobbyists could do once they entered government, but the Trump administration appears to be ignoring the executive order

--Voicemail from the Eggman pointing out that Marcelo Gleiser said "Heisenberg" twice and David loved it

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The David Pakman Show - March 7, 2017  

--On the Show:

--The conclusion of our interview with Marcelo Gleiser, theoretical physicist, author, and NPR commentator, who joins David to discuss a history of the scientific method, how reality can be established objectively, and whether right and wrong can be measured scientifically

--President Trump rolls out a new travel ban with slightly softer provisions than the original, this time barring travel from six predominantly Muslim countries for 90 days and forbidding Syrian refugees from entering the US for 120 days

--John Schindler, a security expert and former counterintelligence officer, claims that the Trump White House is working with Russian intelligence officials to target US journalists

--This week's top image's from David's Instagram account

--A White House press release sent to reporters contains a paragraph that is nearly identical to a paragraph in an ExxonMobil press release regarding "new oil refining and chemical manufacturing developments"

--President Trump does not accept FBI Director James Comey's assertion that former President Obama did not wiretap the phones at Trump Tower during the US presidential campaign

--Nils Bildt, who appeared on Fox News as a supposed Swedish "national security adviser," railed against violent criminal immigrants in Sweden, yet he himself is an immigrant who was convicted of obstruction of justice, being drunk in public, and assaulting a police office

--Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson calls black slaves who were brought to the US against their will "immigrants"

--Voicemail asks if David eats Kosher

--On the Bonus Show: Betting website suggests Trump won't last a year, shark fins in Hong Kong, Pat's middle name and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 6, 2017  

--On the Show:

--The first half of our interview with Marcelo Gleiser, theoretical physicist, author, and NPR commentator, who joins David to discuss a history of the scientific method, how reality can be established objectively,  and whether right and wrong can be measured scientifically

--Donald Trump asserts without evidence that Barack Obama ordered the phones at Trump Tower to be "wiretapped" during the 2016 US presidential election

--Roger Stone, Former Adviser to Donald Trump, acknowledges that he had a "back channel" to Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange, and then immediately deletes the admission from Twitter

--Attorney General Jeff Sessions admits to meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak but says he did so as a member of the Senate Armed Forces Committee, but finance records show that he used Trump campaign funds for the meeting

-- While the media is distracted by President Trump's antics, Congressional Republicans continue to introduce legislation that would gut federal programs and set the country back a generation

--Vice President Mike Pence routinely used a private AOL email account to conduct public business as governor of Indiana, and that email account was hacked during the summer of 2016

--President Trump got so furious with Chief Strategist Steve Bannon and Chief of Staff Reince Priebus over the recusal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions that he stormed out of the Oval Office and headed to Florida, leaving Bannon and Priebus to pick up the pieces

--Donald Trump promised that the Keystone XL pipeline would be made with American steel, but now the White House is saying the project will not use American-produced steel

--Voicemail suggests that middle initials be added to David and Pat's names for the on-screen graphics

--On the Bonus Show: Psychologists claim social media increases loneliness, Austin man arrested for having sex with a fence, a massive US-Mexico raw sewage spill is under investigation and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 3, 2017  

--On the Show:

--Classic Interview: Michael Parenti, noted political scholar and author of "The Face of Imperialism," joins David to discuss the changing role of media in the political landscape, the lenses of the two party system, race, culture, and class on media reporting

--During his first speech to a joint session of Congress, President Trump drew attention to Carryn Owens, the widow of Navy SEAL Ryan Owens who died in the recent Yemeni Raid, in a cringeworthy display of war propaganda for political posturing

--Caller questions whether Russia even hacked the Democratic National Committee

--Caller is shocked that President Trump does not wear a wedding ring

--Caller wonders how Republicans will approach repealing the Affordable Care Act

--Caller asks about Donald Trump's proposal to crack down on "violent immigrants"

--Audience Question: Are there certain topics that should not be joked about?

--Audience Question: If you were able to choose the sex of your offspring, would you?

--Audience Question: Do you think that one day, it will be socially acceptable for men to wear makeup and women's clothing?

--On the Bonus Show: San Francisco forces pet shops to only sell rescues, pro-Trump town angry at immigration officials, 360-degree camera and drone ideas and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 2, 2017  

--On the Show:

--Ronald Fry, Green Beret, entrepreneur, and author of the book "Hammerhead Six," joins David to discuss his experience in Afghanistan's Pech Valley

--Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in touch with the Russian Ambassador during the US presidential election and lied about having the encounter both orally and in writing during his Senate confirmation hearing

--The Center for American Progress tweets that President Trump told 51 lies during his 61-minute speech to a joint session of Congress

--Notable discussions from The David Pakman Show Reddit

--The David Pakman Show survey results are in

--The health research firm Avalere Health and the consulting firm McKinsey and Company analyze the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act and find that millions of Americans would end up losing their health insurance coverage

--Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin died suddenly in his New York office last week, becoming the eighth Russian diplomat to die unexpectedly in the past four months

--President Trump greeted the nation's Governors at the White House Sunday and welcomed them “and their wives,” implying there are no female governors in the United States

--Voicemail asserts Donald Trump is the reason why the "TTP" is dead

--On the Bonus Show: The show nearly gets scammed, YouTube TV and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - March 1, 2017  

--On the Show:

--The conclusion of our interview with Dr. Stephan Guyenet, an obesity researcher and health writer for Whole Health Souce, who joins David to discuss the history of dieting, the most effective diets, the consequences of obesity, and fad foods

--President Trump delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress, touting what he claims to be his accomplishments in his first forty days in office and laying out his agenda going forward

--Hatriot Mail

--Donald Trump is tapping into a streak of regressive populism by scapegoating immigrants, attacking the media, and futilely promising to bring back jobs that are being lost to automation

--The US House of Representatives passes a bill 229-186 on party lines to uphold the decision made by Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) to conceal Donald Trump's tax returns

--David and Pat complete the political compass online test to find out where they line up on the political spectrum

--Voicemail caller is concerned about the show being taken down over seductive messages sent to David and Pat

--On the Bonus Show: Alabama Church wants its own police force, US forests are disappearing, a man who committed a sexual hate crime against a disabled teen will serve no jail time and much more...

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The David Pakman Show - February 28, 2017  

--On the Show:

--The first half of our interview with Dr. Stephan Guyenet, an obesity researcher and health writer for Whole Health Souce, who joins David to discuss the history of dieting, the most effective diets, the consequences of obesity, and fad foods

--Former President George W. Bush is interviewed on NBC's Today with Matt Lauer and slams President Trump on his treatment of the media and suggests that the American public needs answers on the Trump's ties to Russia

--President Trump rejects an intelligence report compiled by the Department of Homeland Security that found his original travel and refugee ban did not improve national security

--Donald Trump brags about saving the military a billion dollars by renegotiating the Boeing 747 Air Force One plane that is in the works for future presidents, but Air Force spokesman Colonel Pat Ryder doesn't know what Trump is talking about

--This week's top images from David's Instagram account

--Andrey Artemenko, a conservative and Russian-friendly member of Ukraine's parliament, met with Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen and Russian-American Adviser to the Trump Organization Felix Sater to discuss resolving the conflict between Ukraine and Russia

--The Trump Justice Department led by Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be cracking down on recreational marijuana even in states that have legalized the drug, and expand the use of federal private prisons

--President Trump’s Deputy Assistant Sebastian Gorka was recently photographed wearing a medallion associated with the Nazi-friendly regime that ruled Hungary during World War II, and this is not the first time Gorka has worn anti-Semitic paraphernalia at public events

--The Republican-controlled Federal Communication Commission (FCC) votes 2-1 to roll-back net neutrality regulations that required internet service providers to be transparent with their customers

--Voicemail from the Eggman giving his take on Producer Pat's Keurig controversy

--On the Bonus Show: SpaceX to fly two tourists around the moon in 2018, Shell knew about climate change danger in 1991, The New York Times is more accurate than Trump alleges and much more...

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