The David Pakman Show

By David Pakman

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 Oct 28, 2018
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The nationally syndicated progressive talk radio and television program hosted by David Pakman

Episode Date
9/18/19: Warren momentum grows as "impeachment" hearing starts
55:52

--On the Show:

--2020 Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren continues to build momentum after the last debate, taking a small second place lead over Bernie Sanders in an average of recent polls

--A House Judiciary hearing dubbed sort of an "impeachment hearing" starts by questioning former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, and the entire thing is likely destined to go nowhere

--This week's Hatriot Mail

--The weaponization and internationalization of white supremacy explodes worldwide

--Another Trump insider, this time Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, is linked to Jeffrey Epstein

--Conservative pundit Ben Shapiro wants a description of Brett Kavanaugh's penis before he takes any sexual assault allegations seriously

--A right wing judge, Altona, New York Court Justice Kyle Canning, is permanently barred from the bench after posting a pro-Trump MAGA message with a noose to his Facebook page

--Voicemail caller absolutely destroys progressive YouTubers with facts and logic

--On the Bonus Show: Trump says homelessness will destroy cities, former TDPS guest quits MIT over Epstein-related comments, Mayor Pete vs Beto is back, much more...

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Sep 18, 2019
9/17/19: Why does Trump always get his ass kicked?
56:52

--On the Show:

--Oliver Thorn, creator of Philosophy Tube, a YouTube channel teaching philosophy in fun and interesting ways, joins David to discuss philosophical thinking, the intersection of philosophy and politics, and much more

--We explore why Donald Trump always ends up getting his ass kicked internationally

--British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is triggered by protesters in Luxembourg and escapes a planned press conference

--The Manhattan District Attorney subpoenas eight years of Donald Trump's tax returns as part of a hush money investigation

--In a rambling speech meant to appeal to "Hispanics," Trump lies and is heckled

--Donald Trump is constantly gushing about North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un to other world leaders, and they find it weird

--The Women's March cuts ties with three of their founders accused of anti-Semitism

--Voicemail caller sings another song

--On the Bonus Show: 450,000 want Andrew Yang's UBI, Trump wants New Mexico, AZ Supreme Court okays discrimination against same-sex weddings, much more...

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Sep 17, 2019
9/16/19: Trump subservience to Saudis confirmed
58:29

--On the Show:

--David Sinclair, Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and author of “Lifespan: Why We Age and Why We Don’t Have To," joins David to discuss aging, longevity, and more

--After Saudi Arabian oil facilities are bombed, Donald Trump confirms not only his hypocrisy about the Kingdom, but also his subservience

--If 6 vaping deaths are enough for Donald Trump to want to ban vaping, what's his excuse around guns, cigarettes, and alcohol, which cause far more deaths every year?

--Donald Trump misspells "libel" and "liable" in another furious and erratic outburst on Twitter

--Fox News host "Judge Jeanine" Pirro is left speechless during a C-SPAN appearance by a particularly well spoken caller

--Donald Trump silences a room by shouting "my favorite dictator" while looking for Egyptian leader Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

--In a horrifying moment of honest, Ivanka Trump told a room full of donors that she got get moral compass from her father, Donald Trump

--Voicemail caller presents what is potentially the most ignorant and uninformed position on reparations that we've heard to date

--On the Bonus Show: New Zealand's firearm registry, 3-digit suicide hotline proposal, remains of missing man found after 22 years, much more...

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Sep 16, 2019
9/13/19: Last night's debate was the best so far!
57:26

--On the Show:

--Analysis of the 3rd Democratic presidential primary debate in Houston, Texas which from a substance standpoint was the best one so far

--Caller questions whether the minimum wage should keep up with inflation

--Caller talks about left-wingers against Russigate and Tulsi Gabbard supporters

--Caller asks David if he should major in political science

--Caller wonders if a President Bernie Sanders would allow Edward Snowden to come home

--Caller considers whether free college would lead to a left-wing curriculum

--Caller wonders if the economy can survive climate change and automation

--Caller discusses John Bolton leaving the White House

--Audience Question: Will Donald Trump not accept the election results if he loses in 2020?

--Audience Question: When will Andrew Yang become one of the top three Democratic presidential candidates?

--Audience Question: What would a gun control compromise look like?

--On the Bonus Show: Tom Steyer qualifies for 4th debate, couple spends $120,000 mistakenly put in their bank account, flight shaming for the environment, and much more...

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Sep 13, 2019
9/12/19: New poll shows Warren tied with Biden
58:40

--On the Show:

-- Maximillian Alvarez, a dual-PhD candidate in History and Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan and the host of Working People, a podcast by, for, and about the working class today, joins David to discuss the sometimes violent tactics of anti-fascists

--The anti-vaccine movement is undoing decades of medical progress and truly endangering the lives of countless people

--The White House defends a total lack of press briefings by explaining that Donald Trump is communicating directly with the American people (via Twitter)

--Notable discussions from the TDPS subreddit, including about Tulsi Gabbard's interview with Dave Rubin and David's recent stories about Elizabeth Warren

--Elizabeth Warren has surged to tie Joe Biden nationally in a new 2020 Democratic primary poll

--Donald Trump bizarrely refers to his own son, Barron, merely as Melania's son

--An update to David's $829 doctor visit that lasted 10 minutes

--Voicemail caller asks about bias towards older voters in polling

--On the Bonus Show: NC-9 update, Uber's latest absurd claim about drivers, Wilbur Ross caught in another scandal, much more...

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Sep 12, 2019
9/11/19: Trump: I fired John Bolton; Bolton: I RESIGNED!
55:10

--On the Show:

--Donald Trump claims to have fired his 3rd National Security Adviser John Bolton, and meanwhile Bolton claims that he resigned

--Donald Trump erupts over "worst" polls as his approval rating plummets

--This week's Hatriot Mail

--A recession has started in parts of the United States within agriculture and manufacturing

--Elizabeth Warren has taken a lead in a New Hampshire 2020 presidential primary poll

--According to new polling, Texas is no longer a safe Trump state in 2020, along with Georgia, North Carolina, and numerous other states

--Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announces that if he is re-elected, he will annex land from the West Bank

--We discuss out 9/11 legacy on the 18th anniversary of 9/11

--Voicemail caller tells us that waitstaff at his restaurant are donating tips from Trumpists to Bernie Sanders' 2020 campaign

--On the Bonus Show: Fighting escalates in Afghanistan, naps potentially linked to heart health, Pelosi tries to divide Trump and Republicans, much more...

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Sep 11, 2019
9/10/19: Should Presidents be tested for cognitive decline?
57:06

--On the Show:

–Part 2 of David's interview with Sam Harris, neuroscientist, philosopher, New York Times bestselling author, and host of the Making Sense podcast, who joined David for a wide-ranging discussion about politics, Trump, religion, and more

--Does new polling suggest Elizabeth Warren should leave the 2020 Democratic primary race in order to help Bernie Sanders defeat Joe Biden?

--Should presidential candidates be tested for cognitive decline?

--State Republican parties are starting to cancel 2020 Republican primaries in order to protect Donald Trump

--Fox News hosts are visibly stunned when a room full of law enforcement shuts down their implications about a war on cops

--Should we do a 2020 David Pakman Show calendar? Ultimately, it's up to the audience

--Unusual and unique voicemail caller leaves David a message about biting fingernails

--On the Bonus Show: Trump vows to release report on finances by 2020, Kamala Harris apologizes for response to slur, OANN files lawsuit against Rachel Maddow, much more...

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Sep 10, 2019
9/9/19: Sam Harris on the show & Trump advisers increasingly worried
57:57

--On the Show:

--Sam Harris, neuroscientist, philosopher, New York Times bestselling author, and host of the Making Sense podcast, joins David for part one of their wide-ranging discussion about politics, Trump, religion, and more

--Donald Trump is visibly unwell and his advisers and aides are increasingly worried as his erratic behavior continues to get worse

--Donald Trump explodes in another rambling Twitter tirade including tweets about Hurricane Dorian, the Fed, tariffs, the economy, and much more

--It is revealed that Donald Trump personally drew the Sharpie bubble on the Hurricane Dorian map, coming as no surprise to many people

--Bernie Sanders has a toxic surrogate names Linda Sarsour, and she needs to go

--Fox News host Shep Smith rips Donald Trump as "fake news defined" as we explore the real meaning and significance of these occasional anti-Trump statements on Fox News

--Voicemail caller has a late song submission for the show

--On the Bonus Show: More deaths that could be related to vaping, Trump admin to block nation's first supervised injection site, much more...

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Sep 09, 2019
9/6/19: Sam Harris on the show next week
55:26

--On the Show:

--David announces that neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris will be on the show next week

--Caller wishes to know how to get through to Trump supporters

--Caller claims progressive hosts like David don't know what it's like to struggle

--Caller wants more say in how tax dollars are spent

--Caller doesn't think universities should have general education requirements

--Caller talks about Bernie Sanders holding campaign rallies in red states

--Caller discusses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and a two-state solution

--Caller questions whether Russian election interference changed the results of the 2016 election

--Audience Question: How come the left doesn't have grifters like the right?

--Audience Question: Why is Andrew Yang surging in the polls?

--Audience Question: Can any candidate besides Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren win the Democratic nomination?

--On the Bonus Show: First Amendment group wants AOC to unblock users, world's longest cruise sets sail, Bernie Sanders wants to cancel medical debt, and much more...

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Sep 06, 2019
9/5/19: Recession is impossible because everyone's rich
55:57

--On the Show:

--Donald Trump says a recession couldn't possible be coming because everyone is rich

--New polling suggests voters will primarily blame Donald Trump if a recession starts in the next 6 months

--Notable discussions from the TDPS subreddit, including about authoritative news sources and David's book recommendations

--A superior court judge throws North Carolina's gerrymandered district map into the trash, deciding it is not in line with North Carolina's Constitution

--Donald Trump shows a sharpie-altered map of Hurricane Dorian's expected path in another hilarious embarrassment

--Fox News calls out Donald Trump's sharpie-altered map of Hurricane Dorian

--CNN's climate change forum goes horribly wrong for Joe Biden

--Plastic straws and light bulbs are a bogus distraction from the real sources of pollution and damaging emissions

--Voicemail caller asks whether David goes to fast casual restaurants, if not fast food

--On the Bonus Show: SF council calls NRA domestic terrorist organization, US woman held after baby found in her bag, Trump admin reverses light bulb standards, much more...

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Sep 05, 2019
9/4/19: Trump allies raising money to target journalists
57:29

--On the Show:

--Our long form deep dive into the continued problems of regulating social media and content platforms, including possible solutions on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and more

--Embarrassing hilarity ensues in British parliament as new Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffers abandonment once again putting Brexit is in jeopardy

--Donald Trump's allies are raising money to target journalists in the latest escalating of the authoritarian fight against a free press

--This week's Hatriot Mail

--Donald Trump congratulates Poland on the anniversary of when they were invaded in a bizarre video

--A religious zealot named Kat Kerr commands Hurricane Dorian to turn right, away from the coast, in the name of Jesus

--Voicemail caller suggests that it's time for either Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren exit the 2020 Democratic primary in order to surpass Joe Biden

--On the Bonus Show: Conversion therapy group comes out as gay, Dems want to look into Trump's hush money payments, non-drinker charged with DUI gets $1 million settlement, much more...

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Sep 04, 2019
9/3/19: Trump visibly struggles to speak while tweeting classified info
55:23

--On the Show:

--Donald Trump visibly struggles to speak in recent video from the long weekend, raising more questions about his cognitive state

--Donald Trump tweets out a classified image, which is immediately reverse-engineered to a specific American satellite

--Donald Trump again claims that he hasn't even ever heard of a Category 5 hurricane, despite having dealt with multiple during his presidency

--Donald Trump directs Vice President Mike Pence to stay at a Trump hotel in Ireland despite it being inconveniently located for the purposes of Pence's trip

--Viewers ask David why he didn't attend the Straight Pride Parade in Boston over the Labor Day weekend

--Viewer wonders whether independent left-wing media shows like the David Pakman Show are simply collateral damage in YouTube's fight against extremism

--A group demands Popeyes' fried chicken sandwiches, which are now sold out everywhere, at gunpoint in Houston, Texas location

--David's latest book recommendations

--Voicemail caller claims conspiracy in the recent selection of EDM and dubstep TDPS theme song remixes

--On the Bonus Show: Hardest-hit industries by Trump's tariffs, reusable bags and sexual orientation, the problem with MRI's for low back pain, much more...

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Sep 03, 2019
9/2/19: Healthcare Is Broken, And We're Not Fixing It
53:14

--On the Show:

--A themed show on the American health care system, consisting of stories and commentary from The David Pakman Show over the years

--The Commonwealth Fund finds that the United States spends far more than eleven other high-income countries on health care, yet ranks last in outcomes

--The Obama administration confirms that under the Affordable Care Act, premiums will be up 22% next year and many consumers will be down to just one insurer

--David's $829 10-minute-long doctor's appointment

--Republican Senator Rand Paul, who previously claimed that single payer healthcare is "slavery," reveals that he will be traveling to Canada, a country with socialized medicine, for an operation

--Gerald Friedman, Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, joins David to discuss the predicted costs associated with Bernie Sanders' Medicare-for-all proposal

--Audience Question: Won't Medicare for All kill private health insurance jobs?

--Caller wants to know how to rebut the right-wing argument that the United States is too big a country for single-payer to work

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Sep 02, 2019
8/30/19: 50%+ of Americans can't afford Joe Biden's health plan
56:06

--On the Show:

--Presidential candidate Joe Biden unveils more specifics of his health care plan and it turns out a majority of Americans would not be able to afford it

--The audience does not want The David Pakman Show theme song to change

--Caller offers up an interesting conspiracy theory about the establishment trying to stop Bernie Sanders

--Caller thinks YouTube is slowly becoming more like establishment corporate media

--Caller thinks the US should buy a bunch of horses

--Caller just wants to say he loves the show

--Caller suspects free tuition at public universities would cause the cost of college to go up

--Caller wonders about Donald Trump's long-term effect on the Republican Party

--Caller asks about David's interview of Richard Stallman

--Caller talks about whether natural resources like oil should be nationalized

--Caller wonders who the establishment will support if Joe Biden sinks in the polls

--Audience Question: Why are people afraid of a Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren presidency?

--Audience Question: Are Democrats over the idea of impeaching President Trump?

--Audience Question: Do poor white people have the same privilege as middle class or rich whites?

--On the Bonus Show: NASA astronaut accused of committing crime in space, Cherokee Nation wants a representative in Congress, health problems rise with temperatures, and much more...

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Aug 30, 2019
8/29/19: Trump promises pardons for lawbreaking staffers
54:43

--On the Show:

--Donald Trump reportedly promised pardons to staffers who break the law to force the building of the US-Mexico border wall, which is an impeachable offense

--Donald Trump ends automatic citizenship for the children of many troops and diplomats born abroad, a possible entry point to repealing birthright citizenship altogether

--Notable discussions from the TPDS subreddit including about the thinning 2020 Democratic field, and about David's hair

--CNN deceptively hides the reality that Bernie Sanders has a massive lead over Donald Trump in hypothetical 2020 polling

--Fox News host Shepard Smith destroys Donald Trump over his lies, increasingly drawing the ire of the President

--Donald Trump is fed up with Fox News and completely turns on the right wing network in yet another erratic tweetstorm

--YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki effectively says it's going to get much worse for independent news and politics channels, despite framing her announcement as great news

--Joe Biden appears to forget Barack Obama's name during a recent campaign appearance

--Voicemail caller asks which issues will decide the 2020 election

--On the Bonus Show: O'Rourke campaign blasts Breitbart, invisible-ink stamps to identity Japanese gropers sell out in minutes, much more...

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Aug 29, 2019
8/28/19: Voting machine caught switching votes
56:57

--On the Show:

--Jonathan Haidt, social psychologist, Professor at New York University's Stern School of Business, and author of multiple New York Times bestsellers, joins David to discuss political polarization, critical thinking, partisanship, moral foundations, and more

--Multiple Mississippi voting machines are caught flipping votes

--Right-wing journalist Andy Ngo is caught spreading false narratives and hanging out with right wing groups that were planning violence

--This week's Hatriot Mail

--Donald Trump claims that China called him wanting to restart trade talks, and China denies that this call took place

--Donald Trump claims that Melania Trump has "gotten to know" North Korean leader Kim Jong-un despite the two never having met

--Donald Trump keeps lying to farmers who have been hit by his tariffs, and the farmers are finally getting furious with Trump

--Voicemail caller wants to know how to think on his feet and be more articulate

--On the Bonus Show: College board drops adversity score, KFC will trial plant-based chicken nuggets and wings, YouTube CEO says freedom of upload more important than ever, much more...

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Aug 28, 2019
8/27/19: The G7 was an embarrassment for the US
56:42

--On the Show:

--Adam Frank, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Rochester and author of "Light of the Stars: Aliens Worlds and the Fate of the Earth," joins David to discuss the search for alien life, exploration of the universe, and much more

--Donald Trump is upstaged by France, which is now working with Iran to get them back in compliance with the Iran nuclear deal despite Trump removing the US from that deal

--Donald Trump skips the G7 talks on climate and the Amazon fires as the US is increasingly not a part of these important discussions under the current administration

--Donald Trump gives an unintelligible explanation for why he wants Russia added back into the G7, which includes references to Ukraine, Crimea, and Barack Obama

--Donald Trump wants to hold the 2020 G7 summit at his Doral golf club in Florida, something that legal experts agree would be an unconstitutional violation of the Emoluments clause

--Joe Biden crashes in 2 recent polls, falling into a statistical tie with Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in the 2020 Democratic primary

--Conservative pundit Ben Shapiro makes an incredibly dumb statement about the Civil War

--Voicemail caller asks about a Bernie Sanders / Elizabeth Warren ticket for 2020

--On the Bonus Show: Bernie's Green New Deal, Mormon ban weapons at church, Americans don't want Greenland, much more...

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Aug 27, 2019
8/26/19: Insanity is the status quo. Get used to it.
52:34

--On the Show:

--Donald Trump's insanity is the status quo, and we need to understand it, and not be distracted from its fundamental meaning

--Donald Trump once again crashes the stock market with fascist tweets and more tariffs on China in his never-ending trade war escalation

--Donald Trump has suggested bombing hurricanes to stop them, and multiple administration officials will not deny the report

--Donald Trump's approval rating crashes to a 2019 low, but this should not confuse anyone: Donald Trump can still win re-election in 2020

--Donald Trump has a Republican primary challenger in former Republican Congressman Joe Walsh

--Republican Congressman Steve King has been abandoned by his party and left broke, facing a challenge from Democratic candidate JD Scholten

--Extraordinary EDM and dubstep remixes of a recent voicemail contend to be the new David Pakman Show theme song

--Voicemail caller asks when David first questioned his "sexuality"

--On the Bonus Show: Vacation stories from Pat's epic road trip and David's trip to Aruba

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Aug 26, 2019
8/23/19: THEMED SHOW - Automation: Inevitable? Good? Bad?
54:28

--On the Show:

--A themed show on automation, consisting of stories and commentary from The David Pakman Show over the years

--Caller suggests the public should start funding trade school education

--Voicemail caller asks whether social democrats should be opposed to technological advancements that will take jobs from people

--Caller believes automation will do away with many low-paying jobs

--Neil Irwin, author of "How to Win in a Winner-Take-All World" and senior economic correspondent at the New York Times, joins David to discuss the changing realities of work and jobs in the western world

--Ellen Ruppel Shell, Contributing Editor at The Atlantic and author of "The Job: Work and Its Future in a Time of Radical Chance," joins David to discuss automation, the future of work, capitalism, universal basic income, work culture, and more

--Audience Question: What do you think about instituting a negative income tax instead of a universal basic income?

--Caller brings up arguments against raising the minimum wage

--Caller argues that raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour wouldn't fix the underlying problems in our economy

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Aug 23, 2019
8/22/19: THEMED SHOW - Conspiracy Theorist and Conspiratorial Thinking
54:51

--On the Show:

--A themed show on conspiracy theories, consisting of stories and commentary from The David Pakman Show over the years

--Caller wonders if debating antisemites and racists is worth it

--Fox News' Shepard Smith debunks the Hillary Clinton Uranium One "scandal" while other hosts at the network continue to float the conspiracy theory, turning many Fox viewers against Smith

--Our long form deep dive into conspiracy theories and conspiratorial thinking, produced in partnership with former television director Natan Pakman and his Natan's Notes YouTube channel

--Nancy Rosenblum, Harvard University Department of Government Professor Emerita and author of the book "A Lot of People are Saying," joins David to discuss conspiracism in public life and more

--Caller asks what conspiracy theory David most wants to be cleared up

--YouTube announces it will tweak its recommendation algorithm to stop recommending conspiracy videos to users, a decision met with both praise and disdain

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Aug 22, 2019
8/21/19: THEMED SHOW - The Truth About Free Speech & Censorship
54:33

--On the Show:

--A themed show on free speech and censorship, consisting of stories and commentary from The David Pakman Show over the years

--Twitter has permanently suspended right winger Milo Yiannopoulos

--Donald Trump threatens a military and police crackdown on his political opponents, another move reminiscent of authoritarians around the world

--Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including the question of whether the Alex Jones YouTube ban is more about free speech or antitrust

--Caller voices concern about President Trump cracking down on the free press

–Burt Neuborne, professor of civil liberties at NYU Law School, former legal director of the ACLU, and the author of Madison’s Music: On Reading the First Amendment, joins David to discuss the real meaning of the First Amendment, as well as it’s misuse and the misunderstanding around it

--According to a new poll, half of Republicans believe President Donald Trump should be legally able to close media outlets at his pleasure

--Audience Question: Should social media sites be regulated like government entities?

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Aug 21, 2019
8/20/19: THEMED SHOW - White Nationalism: Recruitment & Deprogramming
52:13

--On the Show:

--A themed show on white nationalism and white supremacy, consisting of stories and commentary from The David Pakman Show over the years

--Mark Potok, senior fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center and editor in chief of Intelligence Report , joins David to discuss the recent rise in hate groups both from white nationalists and black separatist extremists

--The CATO Insitute finds that right-wing extremists have been behind the vast majority of terror attacks in the United States since 9/11, not radical Islamic terrorism

--Former KKK member Derek Black says that President Trump's policies and rhetoric are in line with the views of white nationalists

--Caller asks about media coverage of extremist viewpoints

--In the US, you are seven times more likely to be killed by a right-wing extremist than by a Muslim terrorist

--New York convicts a white supremacist as a terrorist for the first time, a designation that is important for a number of reasons

--Classic Interview: Claire Conner, author of the book "Wrapped In The Flag," joins David to discuss being raised by extremist parents and how she became a progressive

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Aug 20, 2019
8/19/19: THEMED SHOW - Capitalism, Socialism, and Our Economic Future
54:43

--On the Show:

--A themed show on socialism and capitalism, consisting of stories and commentary from The David Pakman Show over the years

--It's time for Bernie Sanders to stop calling himself a democratic socialist, because his platform is not socialist

--Fact checking the meme that "Norway is a socialist paradise," including whether it is a paradise, and whether it is actually socialist

–Every progressive reform since eliminating slavery has been called “socialism”

--Ben Shapiro proves himself to be painfully ignorant of the tenets of socialism and social democracy

–Americans call Bernie Sanders a socialist despite being in agreement with his positions

--Audience Question: Will the US ever become a socialist country?

--David explains why he isn't a socialist, but rather a social democrat, including a brief history of modern socialism, Marxism, Leninism, and more

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Aug 19, 2019
8/16/19: The Washington Post is out to get Bernie Sanders
57:17

--On the Show:

--The Washington Post keeps taking cheap shots at Bernie Sanders

--House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "Moscow Mitch" after numerous attempts by him to stop anti-American election interference

--Caller wants to know how to rebut the right-wing argument that the United States is too big a country for single-payer to work

--Caller talks about Sean Hannity

--Caller wants to know how David is still a capitalist despite having Richard Wolff as a professor

--Caller wonders what the most electable Democratic ticket is

--Caller suspects President Trump is losing support among his base

--Caller asks if David is embarrassed over the eHow instructional videos he did when he was 20 years old

--Caller asks if David is going to Politicon 2019

--Caller questions the effectiveness of gun control measures

--Audience Question: Why are you ignoring Tulsi Gabbard?

--Audience Question: Is there a mass shooting deadly enough that would change conservative minds?

--Audience Question: Won't Medicare for All kill private health insurance jobs?

--On the Bonus Show: David and Pat talk about their vacation plans, next week's themed shows, and much more...

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Aug 16, 2019
8/15/19: Market crashes 800 points as Trump tweets nonsense
57:46

--On the Show:

--Michael Lynch, Director of the Humanities Institute, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Connection, and author of "Know-It-All Society: Truth and Arrogance in a Political Culture," joins David to discuss knowledge, education, arrogance and much more

--The DOW crashes 800 points in a single day as Donald Trump remains visibly and publicly clueless about his destructive effect on the economy

--Disapproval in Donald Trump explodes after Trump's reactions to mass shootings and continued economic ignorance

--Notable discussions from the TDPS Subreddit about Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Beto O'Rourke

--Ben Shapiro and Tucker Carlson compete for the dumbest take of the day with comments on jobs and political correctness, respectively

--Republican Steven King credits rape and incest for humanity's existence, and fortunately has himself a 2020 challenger in JD Scholten

--Former Republican Congressman Joe Walsh apologizes for helping to elect Donald Trump in 2016

--Voicemail caller reminds us that Twitch Prime subscriptions do not automatically renew

--On the Bonus Show: 200,000 sign a petition to rename Trump's Tower's street after Obama, Ohio State University wants to trademark the word "the," MDMA shows promise as PTSD treatment, much more...

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Aug 15, 2019
8/14/19: Fox FURIOUS that people accept climate science
56:02

--On the Show:

--Anthony Fantano, the internet's busiest music nerd and Editor-in-Chief of The Needle Drop, joins David to discuss music, culture, and politics

--A recession seems increasingly imminent as the yield curve has now inverted

--Fox News host Pete Hegseth is furious and frustrated that Americans on the left accept the reality of climate science

--This week's Hatriot Mail

--Bernie Sanders overtakes Joe Biden in 2020 New Hampshire Democratic presidential primary polling

--2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang exposes the primary debates as completely rigged, something we've been saying for a long time

--You can pay $12,000 to go on a Russian cruise with Republican Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum

--Voicemail caller goes after David for his "prickless ver-gina"

--On the Bonus Show: Chris Cuomo threatens man for calling him Fredo, Taco Tuesday trademark in question, alien-themed festival is planned, much more...

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Aug 14, 2019
8/13/19: Internet explodes over Trump censorship order
56:45

--On the Show:

--As word of Donald Trump's internet censorship order spreads, opposition explodes over the authoritarian nightmare

--If we put aside our feelings and look at the facts, it's clear that gun control works

--Elizabeth Warren's excellent gun control plan is released

--Elizabeth Warren surges to second place in 2020 Democratic primary polling and tied for first place in prediction markets with Joe Biden

--A conservative mother and daughter explain why they can't vote for Donald Trump in 2020

--Donald Trump's number of lies explodes to more than 12,000 with more than 20 lies per day since April of this year

--Former Trump White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci turns on Trump and says he no longer supports re-election

--David's birth country of Argentina is imploding with the apparent imminent victory of former President Cristina Kirchner as Vice President and a total crash of the Argentinean Peso

--Voicemail caller wants David to discuss left-wing racism

--On the Bonus Show: Jeffrey Epstein's powerful friends, FDA warns not to drink bleach, Trump admin would penalize immigrants for needing benefits, much more...

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Aug 13, 2019
8/12/19: Epstein found dead & conspiracies explode
59:18

--On the Show:

--Aubrey De Grey, Chief Science Officer of SENS Research Foundation, joins David to discuss the latest progress in solving the problem of aging and extending human life spans

--Jeffrey Epstein is found dead by apparent suicide in his jail cell and conspiracy theories immediately explode thanks in part to Epstein's connections to Donald Trump

--Donald Trump retweets multiple Jeffrey Epstein conspiracy theories, none of which mention Trump's own connections to Epstein

--Donald Trump is photographed smiling with two thumbs up in a picture with a newly-orphaned 2 month old baby in a totally disgusting moment

--Donald Trump is assembling an internet censorship executive order to combat so-called anti-conservative social media bias and it is an authoritarian nightmare

--Bernie Sanders calls Donald Trump an idiot on Twitter over his claims that climate change is a hoax

--Joe Biden gaffes, saying "poor kids" are just as smart as "white kids"

--The Kansas troll resurfaces to criticizes David for a story he didn't comment on

--On the Bonus Show: Walmart bans violent imagery but not guns, most overworked US cities, space force gets closer to launch, much more...

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Aug 12, 2019
8/9/19: Elizabeth Warren proposes "public option" for internet
57:02

--On the Show:

--Massachusetts Senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren proposes a "public option" for the internet that would create an $85 billion federal grant program paying for most of the fiber to bring high-speed internet all across the country

--Caller wonders if Congress will be able to pass simple gun control measures like universal background checks

--Caller talks about Bernie Sanders's appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience

--Caller tells his entire life story

--Caller wonders if people will turn out to the polls in 2020

--Caller wonders why some people are anti-semitic

--Caller suggests Andrew Yang is weak on the topic of climate change

--Caller asks why David is so critical of Democrats and the left

--Caller thinks Republicans going after video games is bad politics for them

--Caller thinks politics has gotten too toxic and that Marianne Williamson is the one to fix it

--Audience Question: Will you denounce outrage culture?

--Audience Question: Do you consider yourself Hispanic or Latino?

--On the Bonus Show: Soccer player calls out Congress to act on gun control, dating apps can be addicting, Trump's impact on the federal courts, and much more...

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Aug 09, 2019
8/8/19: Where were the good guys with guns?
57:08

--On the Show:

--Alok Kanojia, psychiatrist and Harvard Medical School faculty, joins David to discuss the connection between video games and real world violence

--Analyzing the "good guys with guns" delusion that is often trotted out after mass shootings

--Donald Trump goes after Fox News and, as predicted months ago, starts promoting even more extreme channel OANN

--Notable discussions from the TDPS subreddit, including about Twitch streaming, Sam Harris, and live calls

--Fox News host Tucker Carlson now claims that white supremacy is a "hoax" and not really a problem in the United States

--2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke calls Donald Trump a white supremacist on live television

--YouTube keeps demonetizing our content, and we keep reporting

--Voicemail caller is a troglodyte virgin and can't put together a question

--On the Bonus Show: Twitter locks Mitch McConnell's campaign account, Barcelona allows women to go topless in city pools, mass shootings can be contagious, much more...

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Aug 08, 2019
8/7/19: Fox parrots shooter's manifesto verbatim
56:41

--On the Show:

--Frank Meeink, former neo-Nazi, joins David to discuss radicalization under Donald Trump, white supremacy, and much more

--Fox News repeats talking points from the El Paso shooter's manifesto regarding a Hispanic "invasion"

--Republicans panic and attempt to suppress an audio recording of an internal Republican "hit list" in Texas

--This week's Hatriot Mail

--More Republicans quit in the Trump era, adding Congressmen Kenny Marchant and Will Hurd

--This week's demonetization confirms why serious news isn't profitable on YouTube

--Voicemail caller asks, if video games are responsible for real world violence, why haven't we heard about recent shooters playing video games?

--On the Bonus Show: Joaquin Castro doubles down on Trump donor list, man assault kid for keeping hat on during national anthem, how vaccines could fix cow emissions, much more...

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Aug 07, 2019