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The show includes live interviews, listener call-ins, clips from television and radio programs related to politics and current events, and other segments.

The show includes live interviews, listener call-ins, clips from television and radio programs related to politics and current events, and other segments.
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Virginia Beach, VA

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The show includes live interviews, listener call-ins, clips from television and radio programs related to politics and current events, and other segments.

Twitter:

@dpakman

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English


Episodes

The David Pakman Show - April 25, 2018

4/25/2018
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--On the Show: --The conclusion to our interview with Steven Bonnell, also known as Destiny in the gaming world, who joins David to discuss his debate techniques for debunking right wingers, controversies involving getting banned from Twitter and targeted by the alt right, and much more --A new study casts doubt on the assumption that white male Trump voters supported him as result of "economic anxiety," pointing instead to fear of losing their privileged status in society --Another...

Duration:00:58:44

The David Pakman Show - April 24, 2018

4/24/2018
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--On the Show: --Steven Bonnell, also known as Destiny in the gaming world, joins David to discuss his debate techniques for debunking right wingers, controversies involving getting banned from Twitter and targeted by the alt right, and much more --The 29-year-old Waffle House shooting suspect is captured and taken into custody by law enforcement after killing 4 people and injuring 3 others --A 25-year-old man driving a rental van kills 10 people and injures 15 more when he drives onto a...

Duration:00:58:18

The David Pakman Show - April 23, 2018

4/23/2018
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--On the Show: --Donald Trump's Earth Day statement is an Orwellian disaster, bragging about reducing regulations and claiming that giving corporations freedom to destroy the environment is good for our planet --Donald Trump's beleaguered EPA Director Scott Pruitt is the target of at least 10 federal investigations on topics ranging from misuse of taxpayer money for first class airplane travel to excessive spending on security, and more --We're back from vacation, have a dozen half price...

Duration:00:58:50

The David Pakman Show - April 20, 2018

4/20/2018
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CLASSIC EPISODE FROM FEBRUARY 14, 2018 –On the Show: –Viveca Novak, investigative editor for McClatchy Washington Bureau, joins David to discuss suspected Russian funneling of money to the Trump campaign through the National Rifle Association (NRA) –The White House insisted that it knew nothing about sexual assault allegations made against Staff Secretary Rob Porter until this month, but FBI Director Christopher Wray testified before Congress that the bureau informed the Trump...

Duration:00:59:55

The David Pakman Show - April 19, 2018

4/19/2018
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CLASSIC EPISODE FROM FEBRUARY 13, 2018 --On the Show: --Molly McKew, foreign policy and strategy consultant and information warfare expert, joins David to discuss her article in Politico: "How Twitter Bots and Trump Fans Made #ReleaseTheMemo Go Viral" --The White House releases its 2019 budget and it prioritizes defense and border wall appropriations over healthcare and social safety net funding, and will undoubtedly increase the deficit and national debt --President Trump plans to cut...

Duration:01:00:24

The David Pakman Show - April 18, 2018

4/18/2018
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CLASSIC EPISODE FROM FEBRUARY 12, 2018 --On the Show: --Rae Paoletta, Space Editor at Inverse, joins David to discuss pseudoscience scams in the "wellness" sphere, and her work criticizing Gwyneth Paltrow's "lifestyle brand" company "Goop" --Donald Trump blocks the release of the Democratic response to the Republican / Devin Nunes memo in a clear-cut case of Trumpian hypocrisy and propaganda --Disgraced former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter, senior adviser Jared Kushner, and...

Duration:00:59:06

The David Pakman Show - April 17, 2018

4/17/2018
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CLASSIC EPISODE FROM FEBRUARY 8, 2018 --On the Show: --The conclusion to our interview with Andy Weir, author of "The Martian" and "Artemis," who joins David to discuss how he transitioned from software engineering to writing novels, his books, and his commercial success --Jeanette Manfra, cybersecurity chief at the Department of Homeland Security, says that in 2016, Russian hackers targeted the voting systems of twenty-one states "and an exceptionally small number of them were actually...

Duration:01:00:33

The David Pakman Show - April 16, 2018

4/16/2018
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CLASSIC EPISODE FROM FEBRUARY 7, 2018 --On the Show: --The first half of our interview with Andy Weir, author of "The Martian" and "Artemis," who joins David to discuss how he transitioned from software engineering to writing novels, his books, and his commercial success --Chief of Staff John Kelly says that President Trump has not yet read, but will be briefed on, the ten-page Democratic response to the Nunes memo, suggesting ten pages is too long for Trump to read --District Judge...

Duration:00:59:01

The David Pakman Show - April 13, 2018

4/13/2018
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--On the Show: --Classic Interview: Sharon Gilbert, trained biologist and biblical scholar, joins David to discuss her belief that Ebola in West Africa is a sign of the end times --The David Pakman Show is going on vacation for the week of April 16th --Caller warns David that "extreme vegan" Producer Pat is staging a powerplay to take over the show --Caller wonders how much media attention should be placed on the Trump-Russia investigation --Caller suggests the coca leaf should be...

Duration:00:58:41

The David Pakman Show - April 12, 2018

4/12/2018
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--On the Show: --Corey Dolgon, Professor of Sociology at Stonehill College and author of "Kill It to Save It," joins David to discuss populist uprisings, President Trump, authoritarianism, and much more --After tweeting aggressively about Syria and Russia and being criticized for telegraphing his military plans, Donald Trump again takes to Twitter to say that the American attack on Syria could happen soon, or not at all, continuing to sow geopolitical diplomatic chaos --The NRA inches...

Duration:00:58:11

The David Pakman Show - April 11, 2018

4/11/2018
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--On the Show: --President Donald Trump explodes in a Twitter rant, threatening Syria and Russia, which seems to contradict his own assertions that telegraphing military activity is a bad idea, and raises new questions about Trump's concern over the Robert Mueller investigation, as well as his relationship with Vladimir Putin --In news that came as a surprise even to many Republicans in the House and Senate, Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announces he will be retiring from...

Duration:00:59:01

The David Pakman Show - April 10, 2018

4/10/2018
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--On the Show: --Jen Briney, host of the Congressional Dish podcast, guests hosts while David travels to Las Vegas for the rest of the week's shows --An overview of omnibus budgets including a history, why they get drafted and passed by Congress, and implications of the latest one signed into law by President Trump in March --A look at the Cloud Act, part of the 2018 omnibus budget, which authorizes warrants issued to tech companies in the US to apply to data stored overseas and allows...

Duration:00:57:26

The David Pakman Show - April 9, 2018

4/9/2018
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--On the Show: --Jen Briney, host of Congressional Dish podcast, joins David in studio as guest co-host --The latest jobs report misses economist expectations and we contextualize Donald Trump's bragging about the same numbers that were "fake" under Barack Obama as well as even bigger double standards --A shocking new report debunks the "97% consensus" on climate change, pointing out that, in fact, 99.94% of peer-reviewed climate science studies support the view that human activity on...

Duration:01:00:27

The David Pakman Show - April 6, 2018

4/6/2018
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--On the Show: --Classic Interview: Marc Hyden, National Advocacy Coordinator with Conservatives Concerned about the Death Penalty, joins David to discuss the conservative argument against the death penalty --Upcoming plans for the next two weeks of The David Pakman Show and an update on the fundraising drive --Caller wonders if the public knows everything Robert Mueller knows in the Trump-Russia investigation --Caller believes it is nearly always an effective strategy to primary...

Duration:00:56:02

The David Pakman Show - April 5, 2018

4/5/2018
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--On the Show: --Amanda Marcotte, senior political writer for Salon.com, joins David to discuss her new book, "Troll Nation" --The problem with Sinclair Media isn't the company's politics, as David explains in a new editorial for Pluralist --A leaked memo exposes that Sinclair Media is threatening employees to prevent them from discussing their "must-read" scripts --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit --In a shocking-to-some segment, Fox News' Shep Smith instantly...

Duration:00:57:39

The David Pakman Show - April 4, 2018

4/4/2018
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--On the Show: --The conclusion to our interview with Kelly Jones, the ex-wife of Infowars conspiracy theorist and scam supplement salesman Alex Jones --A female shooter opens fire at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California, shooting 3 people before turning the gun on herself --Trump's trade war continues to grow as China announces tariffs on more than 100 American products --This week's Hatriot Mail --Despite enthusiasm from our core audience about the planned expansion of the...

Duration:00:58:43

The David Pakman Show - April 3, 2018

4/3/2018
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--On the Show: --Kelly Jones, ex-wife of Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, joins David to discuss the truth about Alex Jones, his snake oil supplements, conspiracy theories, the alleged brainwashing of their son, and much more --While universal basic income will likely be a necessity in the new economic status quo, we shouldn't allow it to become a scam to mostly benefit the ultra rich, oligarchs, and huge corporation --A viewer suggests TDPS bingo...what words or phrases would...

Duration:00:57:52

The David Pakman Show - April 2, 2018

4/2/2018
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--On the Show: --Ian Pearson, Futurist at Futurizon, joins David to discuss the future of life extension technology and the potential for the total transfer of consciousness out of the physical body --After Russia expels 60 American diplomats, Donald Trump surprisingly -- or not -- has absolutely nothing to say about it --It turns out that Russia will be able to replace the 60 expelled spies with 60 new ones in the US, effectively neutering the bite of Donald Trump's recent...

Duration:00:59:05

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