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The David Pakman Show (TDPS), originally Midweek Politics with David Pakman, is a multiplatform politics and news talk show airing on radio, television, and the internet, hosted by David Pakman, currently airing on a combination of commercial and public radio stations, including Pacifica Radio stations, on Free Speech TV via DirecTV and DISH Network, on public access television stations nationwide.

The David Pakman Show (TDPS), originally Midweek Politics with David Pakman, is a multiplatform politics and news talk show airing on radio, television, and the internet, hosted by David Pakman, currently airing on a combination of commercial and public radio stations, including Pacifica Radio stations, on Free Speech TV via DirecTV and DISH Network, on public access television stations nationwide.

Location:

New York, NY

Description:

The David Pakman Show (TDPS), originally Midweek Politics with David Pakman, is a multiplatform politics and news talk show airing on radio, television, and the internet, hosted by David Pakman, currently airing on a combination of commercial and public radio stations, including Pacifica Radio stations, on Free Speech TV via DirecTV and DISH Network, on public access television stations nationwide.

Language:

English


Episodes

2/27/20: Pelosi would be comfortable with Bernie nomination

2/27/2020
--On the Show: --Nancy Pelosi says she would be comfortable with Bernie Sanders as the nominee in the latest sign that the Democratic establishment may be coming around to the idea of a Sanders nomination --Donald Trump blames the stock market crash on Tuesday night's Democratic presidential debate, despite the temporal reality that the debate took place after Monday and Tuesday's huge market downturns --Notable discussions from the TDPS subreddit, including about the age of the prominent...

Duration:00:55:20

2/26/20: Bloomberg admits to buying politicians in debate

2/26/2020
--On the Show: --Isaac Bogoch, infectious diseases physician and scientist at The University of Toronto and Toronto General Hospital, joins David to discuss Coronavirus and more --Michael Bloomberg accidentally admits to buying members of Congress during a Freudian slip at the latest Democratic presidential debate --Michael Bloomberg's national polling support is unchanged since his disastrous debate performance while his support in Super Tuesday states has actually continued to...

Duration:01:02:24

2/25/20: Indian crowd flees as Trump mispronounces everything

2/25/2020
--On the Show: --Roger Hallam, environmental activist and co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, joins David to discuss civil disobedience as an activism tool to compel government action on climate change --Donald Trump speaks to a large crowd in India, mispronouncing countless words and leading to the mass exodus of the crowd while Trump was speaking --Donald Trump embarrasses the United States during a press conference in India, talking about the Supreme Court, stealing oil, and much...

Duration:00:58:57

2/24/20: MSNBC likens Bernie win to Nazi invasion

2/24/2020
--On the Show: --Tom Rivett-Carnac, co-author of the book "The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis," also a leader in the fields of international diplomacy, energy policy, and climate change, joins David to discuss the new book. Get the book: https://amzn.to/37Tydbp --Bernie Sanders easily wins the 2020 Democratic presidential Nevada caucus, and MSNBC implodes, with Chris Matthews likening the win to a Nazi invasion, and others visibly showing their disdain for...

Duration:00:58:13

2/21/20: Socially liberal and fiscally conservative makes no sense

2/21/2020
--On the Show: --Trump supporters try to make the case that the President is not abusing his pardoning power by comparing his pardons and commutations with former presidents, but the slightest bit of critical thinking makes the argument collapse --David lays out the case for why the "socially liberal, fiscally conservative" mantra that many people go by actually makes no sense and isn't well-represented among the general population --Caller discusses the dispute between Bernie Sanders...

Duration:00:52:34

2/20/20: Bloomberg eaten alive at Dem debate

2/20/2020
--On the Show: --EJ Dionne, Washington Post columnist, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute, and co-author of "One Nation After Trump" and "Why the Right Went Wrong," joins David to discuss the 2016 election, the upcoming 2020 election, and much more --Michael Bloomberg is absolutely destroyed during his first 2020 Democratic presidential debate, while Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden show renewed energy, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar spar, and Bernie Sanders goes after Bloomberg...

Duration:00:58:55

2/19/20: Trump pardons countless criminals

2/19/2020
--On the Show: --Bernie Sanders is now leading every new national 2020 Democratic primary poll in advance of the Nevada caucus and tonight's Presidential debate --Michael Bloomberg has made the Democratic primary debate stage and will be facing off against Bernie Sanders and other candidates tonight --This week's episode of Hatriot Mail --A new study says Medicare-for-All would save $450 billion per year while preventing 68,000 unnecessary deaths per year --Donald Trump pardons...

Duration:00:57:11

2/18/20: Polls have Bernie first, Bloomberg second

2/18/2020
--On the Show: --Jordan Belfort, former stockbroker and author known as the Wolf of Wall Street, adapted into a Hollywood film by the same name, joins David for the conclusion to a discussion about his past, the film, and his political views. Get the book: https://amzn.to/3bIvbde --A stunning new poll from NPR/PBS/Marist has Bernie Sanders solidly in first place with late entrant Michael Bloomberg in second place in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary --Michael Bloomberg supporter...

Duration:00:58:48

2/17/20: 1000+ prosecutors have had it with Trump & Barr

2/17/2020
--On the Show: --Jordan Belfort, former stockbroker and author known as the Wolf of Wall Street, adapted into a Hollywood film by the same name, joins David for the first part of a discussion about his past, the film, and his political views. Get the book: https://amzn.to/3bIvbde --More than 1000 prosecutors write a letter condemning the authoritarian actions of Donald Trump and his Attorney General William Barr in the context of the Roger Stone trial and sentencing --Looking at the last...

Duration:01:00:03

2/14/20: Trump triggered by Michael Bloomberg

2/14/2020
--On the Show: --Michael Bloomberg positions himself to a solid third place in the Democratic presidential field despite getting off to a late start and the recently uncovered racist audio of him defending stop-and-frisk in New York City --Based on Donald Trump's tweets, it's becoming increasingly clear that the President is triggered by Michael Bloomberg --Caller wonders if the media will ever get behind Bernie Sanders --Caller is positive the Iowa Caucuses debacle was conspiracy, not...

Duration:00:56:21

2/13/20: Are we heading to a contested convention?

2/13/2020
--On the Show: --Krystal Ball, Co-Host of Rising and author of "The Populist's Guide to 2020: A New Right and New Left are Rising," joins David to discuss the book, left wing vs right wing populism, and more. Get the book: https://amzn.to/2UNq19P --A deep dive into the possibility of a contested 2020 Democratic National Convention, how this would help and hurt different candidates, and the various possible mathematical paths --Conservative Judge Frank Easterbrook has had enough of Donald...

Duration:00:59:22

2/12/20: Bernie wins NH, Klobuchar surges, Biden implodes

2/12/2020
--On the Show: --Bernie Sanders win the 2020 New Hampshire Democratic primary election, narrowly defeating 2nd place Pete Buttigieg, with a stronger than expected performance by Amy Klobuchar --After Bernie Sanders' New Hampshire win, every pundit came out of the woodwork with an enlightened hot take analysis of the primary's meaning in the broader context, and just about every one of those takes is irrelevant --This week's Hatriot Mail --Andrew Yang drops out of the 2020 Democratic...

Duration:00:57:32

2/11/20: New Hampshire votes TONIGHT!

2/11/2020
--On the Show: --Thom Hartmann, host of the Thom Hartmann Program and author of the new book "The Hidden History of the War on Voting: Who Stole Your Vote and How to Get It Back," joins David to discuss the electoral college, voter disenfranchisement, voter registration, voter ID, voter suppression, and much more. Get the book: https://amzn.to/38kfOp8 --Bernie Sanders backtracks about releasing his full medical records as promised, and we discuss whether he should do as he said and how...

Duration:00:58:47

2/10/20: Political chaos as New Hampshire votes tomorrow

2/10/2020
--On the Show: --A piece in Politico about political scientist Rachel Bitecofer suggests what we've long suspected: The independent swing voters might not really exist in anything more than anecdotal numbers --The Nevada Democratic Party has hired a former Pete Buttigieg staffer to run "voter protection" ahead of the Nevada caucus on February 22, immediately sounding alarms and raising questions about impropriety on the heels of the Iowa caucus results --Donald Trump's purge begins as he...

Duration:00:59:00

2/7/20: The problem with "hot take" culture

2/7/2020
--On the Show: --David discusses the problem with "hot take" culture in the wake of the reality show that was Trump's State of the Union --New results pour in from Iowa showing Bernie Sanders catching up to Pete Buttigieg in the state delegate count, but after the technological disaster that took place Monday night, many are questioning the results altogether --Caller suspects Trump is pandering to fossil fuel workers to win reelection --Caller doesn't like that Pete Buttigieg declared...

Duration:00:57:43

2/6/20: Trump NOT GUILTY on all impeachment counts

2/6/2020
--On the Show: --Donald Trump is found not guilty by the US Senate on both impeachment counts, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress --Iowa shouldn't have the privilege of being first to vote in primaries, and this week's caucus disaster only strengthens that reality --Notable discussions from the TDPS subreddit including about David's prediction, Pete Buttigieg, and much more --Trumpists absolutely explode over Trump's supposed "best polling of his presidency," despite the reality...

Duration:01:00:07

2/5/20: Trump reality show SOTU a total disaster

2/5/2020
--On the Show: --Donald Trump gives the epitome of the reality show State of the Union address, riddled with lies and prop guests, concluding with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ripping up Trump's speech --Donald Trump awards reactionary extremist radio host Rush Limbaugh the Presidential Medal of Freedom as a surprise during his 2020 State of the Union address --This week's Hatriot Mail --Pete Buttigieg is winning the Iowa caucus based on the latest results, despite Bernie Sanders leading...

Duration:00:57:07

2/4/20: Iowa caucus an embarrassing mess

2/4/2020
--On the Show: --Robert Larson, Professor of Economics and author of the book "Bit Tyrants: The Political Economy of Silicon Valley" joins David to discuss big tech, billionaire oligarch CEOs, and much more. Get the book: https://amzn.to/37XXPVx --The 2020 Democratic Iowa caucuses become an absolute embarrassment after irregularities and a technology crash stop results from being published, and as multiple candidates claims victory, Donald Trump and Republicans have a field day making fun...

Duration:00:57:15

2/3/20: Shocking no one, Trump to be acquitted

2/3/2020
--On the Show: --Shocking absolutely nobody, Republicans vote against witnesses in Donald Trump's impeachment trial and will likely acquit him as "not guilty" in the total sham proceedings in the Senate --Bernie Sanders explodes in Iowa in recent polling as the first votes will be cast today in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary --Hillary Clinton continues to act in ways that could help Donald Trump be re-elected, this time partially blaming Bernie Sanders and his supporters for her...

Duration:00:56:46

1/31/20: ISIS growing again under new leader

1/31/2020
--On the Show: --Despite Donald Trump's endless claims of victory, ISIS is reasserting itself and once again growing in Iraq and Syria --It is revealed that some of Donald Trump's impeachment lawyers have donated to sitting Republican Senators who will be deciding Trump's guilt or innocence in the impeachment trial, and even Senator Lindsey Graham may have been "in the know" about the project to seek dirt on the Bidens from Ukraine for Trump's benefit in the 2020 election --Caller...

Duration:00:55:54