Episodes

  • The David Pakman Show - October 19, 2017

    · 00:58:06 · The David Pakman Show

    --On the Show: --Newly instituted voter ID laws in Wisconsin plummeted turnout for the 2016 presidential election, a major reason why Donald Trump carried the state by 23,000 votes --Chris Baldridge, the father of Army Sargent Dillon Baldridge who was killed in action serving in Afghanistan, said that President Trump called him in June and offered $25,000 to help establish a fundraiser, then never followed through with the payment --Six 32GB thumb drives are available to those who sign up for a yearly TDPS membership --Notable discussions from The David Pakman Show Subreddit --In the race for US Senator from Alabama, Democrat Doug Jones has closed a five-point gap with Republican Roy Moore; both are tied at 42% apiece with 11% still unsure according to a recent Fox News poll --To the dismay of right-wing Christian fundamentalists, New Mexico public schools are re-instituting proper science standards to include the teaching of evolution, the age of the earth, and climate change --Biloxi, Mississippi's school district has decided to pull Harper Lee's 1960 novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" from its eighth-grade curriculum following numerous complaints made by parents over the book's racial language --Fox News host Jon Scott argues that if low-income Americans have health expenses covered for them, then they will have no incentive to live an active and healthy lifestyle --Kevin Wilshaw, a lifelong neo-Nazi, renounces his forty-year involvement in the white supremacist movement and opens up about being gay and having Jewish heritage --Voicemail caller says if the economy tanks, President Trump will be removed from office --On the Bonus Show: Border wall prototypes constructed in San Diego, flyer sues airline over sparkling wine mismarketing, Amazon building a new $5 billion headquarters, and much more... --Become a Supporter: https://davidpakman.com/membership --Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/davidpakmanshow --Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/thedavidpakmanshow --Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/davidpakmanshow --Leave us a message at The David Pakman Show Voicemail Line (219)-2DAVIDP

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  • The David Pakman Show - October 18, 2017

    · 00:58:30 · The David Pakman Show

    --On the Show: --David Litt, former speechwriter for President Obama and writer/producer for Funny or Die, joins David to discuss his new book "Thanks, Obama: My Hopey Changey White House Years" --Donald Trump often makes fun of his Vice President, Mike Pence, for being religious, particularly in the context of prayer, gay rights, and abortion rights --Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) says that President Trump called the widow of Army Sergent La David Johnson, the Green Beret who died serving in Niger, and told her that her husband "knew what he signed up for," and the followup allegations of lying from Trump once again become a topic of discussion --Twelve 32GB thumb drives are available to those who sign up for a yearly TDPS membership --Hatriot Mail --Wilbur Ross, Trump's Secretary of Commerce, left $2 billion off of his financial disclosure report, raising questions about possible conflicts of interest --Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera, a Republican former Florida Congresswoman now running for a US House seat, claims that she was abducted by aliens when she was seven years old --President Trump fails to demonstrate a basic understanding of economic policy, including the effects of tax reform, how the stock market works, or how to pay off the national debt --Voicemail on cryptocurrency --On the Bonus Show: Exercising too much could be deadly, Cairo named most dangerous megacity for women, planting more trees can combat climate change, and much more... --Become a Supporter: https://davidpakman.com/membership --Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/davidpakmanshow --Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/thedavidpakmanshow --Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/davidpakmanshow --Leave us a message at The David Pakman Show Voicemail Line (219)-2DAVIDP

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  • The David Pakman Show - October 17, 2017

    · 00:58:00 · The David Pakman Show

    --On the Show: --Ben Dixon, Host of The Benjamin Dixon Show, fills in for David --Donald Trump brags about cutting cost-sharing reductions, a key component of the Affordable Care Act that will end up hurting his own base --Psychologists lead a march to demand Donald Trump be removed from office by way of impeachment or invocation of the 25th Amendment over claims that the president has a dangerous mental disorder --President Trump says he has not yet called the loved ones of the four American service members who lost their lives in Niger, then claims Barack Obama did a poor job of consoling military families --Gregg Popovich, head coach of the NBA's San Antonio Spurs, calls Donald Trump a "soulless coward" and says those who work for him "should be ashamed" --Donald Trump's approval rating hits record lows for any president this far into a first term; FiveThirtyEight has Trump's approval rating at 37.7% and Real Clear Politics has it at 38.7% --Donald Trump continually makes fun of Vice President Mike Pence's religiosity in the context of prayer, abortion, and same-sex marriage, yet Evangelical Christians still flock to Trump --On the Bonus Show: Ben Dixon puts an end to the relitigation of the 2016 Democratic primary race between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, and much more... --Become a Supporter: https://davidpakman.com/membership --Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/davidpakmanshow --Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/thedavidpakmanshow --Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/davidpakmanshow --Leave us a message at The David Pakman Show Voicemail Line (219)-2DAVIDP

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  • The David Pakman Show - October 16, 2017

    · 00:59:15 · The David Pakman Show

    --On the Show: --David McAfee, religious studies graduate and founder of the Party of Reason and Progress (PORP), joins David to discuss his new book "No Sacred Cows: Investigating Myths, Cults, and the Supernatural" --A 46-year-old white man named Michael Christopher Estes planted a bomb near a terminal entrance at Asheville Regional Airport in North Carolina, yet the media has largely remained silent on this attempted terrorist attack --A trend continues of Donald Trump getting sold on supporting right-wing policies and then becoming irate when he finds out how they would actually affect Americans --Indiana State Representative Jim Lucas (R) drafts a bill that would require professional journalists to be licensed by state police, as a rhetorical instrument to make a point about the Second Amendment --President Trump signs an executive order to gut the Affordable Care Act by scrapping federal subsidies to health insurance companies, then brags that the action is bad for health insurance stocks --President Trump sits during the flag lowering ceremony at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's Air National Guard base while being interviewed by Fox News' Sean Hannity, despite making a fuss about some NFL players kneeling for the national anthem --Donald Trump says that he spoke to the President of the US Virgin Islands, evidently not realizing that the islands make up a US territory and that he is their president --A Michigan mother named Rebecca Bredow loses primary custody over her son after refusing to comply with a court order mandating her child receive vaccinations --Voicemail tells David that there is no verb "legitimate" --On the Bonus Show: Right-wingers plan another Boston rally, magic mushrooms may "reset" depressed brains, carbon-sucking technology will soon be essential, and much more... --Become a Supporter: https://davidpakman.com/membership --Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/davidpakmanshow --Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/thedavidpakmanshow --Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/davidpakmanshow --Leave us a message at The David Pakman Show Voicemail Line (219)-2DAVIDP

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  • The David Pakman Show - October 13, 2017

    · 00:58:05 · The David Pakman Show

    --On the Show: --Classic Interview: John Tamny, Columnist at Forbes, joins David to discuss Marco Rubio's economic plan and it turns out David and John can't agree on even the most basic economic principles --Caller wonders if it's worth it for left-wingers to appear on right-wing programs --Caller suspects that cryptocurrency could help countries avoid sanctions --Caller asks what David thinks of Secular Talk's Kyle Kulinski and Justice Democrats --Caller wonders if Donald Trump actually gives to charity as promised --Caller voices concern about President Trump cracking down on the free press --Caller wonders if political labels like "left" and "right" are becoming outdated --Audience Question: What do you think about instituting a negative income tax instead of a universal basic income? --Audience Question: What political positions stop you from appreciating an athlete or celebrity? --Audience Question: What are small things everyone can do to improve quality of life, regardless of income? --On the Bonus Show: Private space companies surpass NASA, drones can deliver aid in medical emergencies, US traffic fatalities rise again, and much more... --Become a Supporter: https://davidpakman.com/membership --Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/davidpakmanshow --Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/thedavidpakmanshow --Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/davidpakmanshow --Leave us a message at The David Pakman Show Voicemail Line (219)-2DAVIDP

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  • The David Pakman Show - October 12, 2017

    · 00:57:57 · The David Pakman Show

    --On the Show: --Farron Cousins, co-host of Ring of Fire Radio and Executive Editor of Trial Lawyer Magazine, fills in for David --While California battles wildfires, Puerto Rico cleans up after hurricanes, and Las Vegas grieves over the recent mass shooting, Donald Trump is focused on trivial matters such as NFL national anthem protests, ESPN suspending Jemele Hill, and lashing out insults on Twitter --The Republican agenda since taking the White House has been to destroy lives and enrich the wealthy by attempting to strip the health insurance of millions, cut social programs and regulations, and perpetually increase military spending --Republican initiatives, like repealing the Clean Power Rule, show that they are engaged in fighting the so-called "war on coal" and assaulting basic environmental protections --Notable right-wingers like Steve Bannon, Michael Steele, and Joe Scarborough hint that the Republican Party might be fracturing, which could put the job of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in danger --In light of Trump's recent attack on Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) over his height, Fox News host Neil Cavuto warns Donald Trump that he is "running out of friends" in Congress --President Trump continues his multi-pronged attack on the media, this time singling out NBC as "fake news" for its reporting that he spoke to military leaders about drastically increasing the nuclear arsenal --On the Bonus Show: Trump's double-chin trick, KKK wants to recruit high school students, pharmacist says he fills Alzheimer's prescriptions for congresspeople, and much more... --Become a Supporter: https://davidpakman.com/membership --Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/davidpakmanshow --Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/thedavidpakmanshow --Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/davidpakmanshow --Leave us a message at The David Pakman Show Voicemail Line (219)-2DAVIDP

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  • The David Pakman Show - October 11, 2017

    · 01:00:05 · The David Pakman Show

    --On the Show: --The conclusion to our interview with Marc Ruskin, former FBI Special Agent, who joins David to discuss his book "The Pretender: My Life Undercover for the FBI" --Twelve Americans were killed Tuesday due to gun violence --Mensa, the high IQ society, offers IQ tests to President Trump and his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after Tillerson called Trump "a moron" and Trump suggested he had the superior IQ --President Trump calls 5'7" Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) "Liddle'" in an effort to demean him after Corker accused Trump of running the White House like a "reality show" and saying that top members of Trump's cabinet "separate our country from chaos" --Hatriot Mail --A scientific paper out of the University of Illinois finds that the Medicaid expansions under the Affordable Care Act have resulted in a 3 to 5% decrease in annual crime at a savings of nearly $400 million --Megyn Kelly's new NBC Morning Show is tanking in the ratings, losing half a million viewers within the first four episodes after numerous on-air disasters --Legislators in Cook County, Illinois, home of Chicago, vote to repeal a soda tax after just two months following a multimillion-dollar media battle between the soda industry and public health groups --Voicemail thinks David should cover US gun deaths on a regular basis --On the Bonus Show: Cop who arrested a law-abiding nurse gets fired, child and teen obesity up tenfold in forty years, NFL considers ensuring players stand for the national anthem, and much more... --Become a Supporter: https://davidpakman.com/membership --Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/davidpakmanshow --Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/thedavidpakmanshow --Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/davidpakmanshow --Leave us a message at The David Pakman Show Voicemail Line (219)-2DAVIDP

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  • The David Pakman Show - October 10, 2017

    · 00:57:56 · The David Pakman Show

    --On the Show: --The first half of our interview with Marc Ruskin, former FBI Special Agent, who joins David to discuss his book "The Pretender: My Life Undercover for the FBI" --Since the Las Vegas Strip shooting on the night of October 1st, there have been 247 people killed by guns in the United States, nearly five times the number of people killed in Las Vegas --Vice President Mike Pence attends an NFL football game on Sunday but leaves after some players kneel for the national anthem in a political stunt that cost approximately $250,000 to the taxpayer --The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) obscures information from its website that documented how much of Puerto Rico was without power and without drinking water --The US Bureau of Labor Statistics' jobs report shows that 33,000 jobs were lost in September, partially due to hurricanes, the first net job loss in the United States since 2010 --In light of reports that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called President Trump a "moron," Trump tells Forbes "I guess we'll have to compare IQ tests, and I can tell you who is going to win" --An Associated Press / NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll released Friday shows that President Trump's approval rating is down to 32% --Voicemail asks about it no longer being a felony in California to knowingly spreading HIV --On the Bonus Show: FIFA fines Germany for Nazi chants at World Cup qualifier, wind energy over oceans could power civilization, California lowers penalty for knowingly spreading HIV, and much more... --Become a Supporter: https://davidpakman.com/membership --Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/davidpakmanshow --Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/thedavidpakmanshow --Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/davidpakmanshow --Leave us a message at The David Pakman Show Voicemail Line (219)-2DAVIDP

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  • The David Pakman Show - October 9, 2017

    · 00:58:32 · The David Pakman Show

    COLUMBUS DAY BREAK / CLASSIC EPISODE FROM AUGUST 7, 2017 --On the Show: --Jessica Pieklo, writer and adjunct law professor in Boulder, Colorado, joins David to discuss the Trump administration's efforts to undermine birth control benefits made possible by the Affordable Care Act --An attack was launched at the military barracks in Valencia, Venezuela by soldiers staging an uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, leading to the deaths of two attackers and the arrests of eight --Special counsel Robert Mueller impanels a grand jury for the Trump-Russia probe, suggesting that Muller's investigation has reached the point of having enough evidence to point to criminal conduct --Documents related to a 2006 real estate sale of two condominiums in Midtown Manhattan from Donald Trump to Eric Trump suggest criminal tax fraud was committed --President Trump's seventeen-day vacation has begun at his Bedminister, New Jersey golf club, and while the White House asserts it is a working vacation, an Instagram video caught the president playing golf --Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to President Trump, goes on Fox News and says the Justice Department might consider administering lie detector tests to White House staff members in order to catch who has been leaking information --Donald Trump is taking full credit for the stock market boom, pointing to the Dow Jones reaching a record high 22,000, yet the president is ignoring the steady decline in value of the US dollar --Oskar Groening, a 96-year-old former SS officer known as the Bookkeeper of Auschwitz, has been deemed fit to serve in prison after the appeal for his four-year prison sentence gets rejected --Voicemail from an Australian caller praising the show as "what awesome is" --Voicemail asks "can you smell what the rock is cooking?" --On the Bonus Show: West Virginia governor changes party affiliation, teenager's legs 'eaten' by mysterious sea creatures, 1 in 5 sausages contain different meat than labeled, and much more... --Become a Supporter: https://davidpakman.com/membership --Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/davidpakmanshow --Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/thedavidpakmanshow --Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/davidpakmanshow --Leave us a message at The David Pakman Show Voicemail Line (219)-2DAVIDP

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