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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.
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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.

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Episodes

11/21/19: Did anyone win last night's debate?

11/21/2019
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--On the Show: --Nir Eyal, author of the new book "Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life," joins David to discuss his book, habits, and much more. Get the book: https://amzn.to/37skaeb --Reviewing the latest 2020 Democratic primary debate, which featured few winners, many strange moments, some personal attacks, odd questions from moderators, and even stranger answers from some candidates --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including...

Duration:00:57:29

11/20/19: Dems need to get something done on impeachment

11/20/2019
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--On the Show: --Guy Snodgrass, retired American naval aviator who served as Jim Mattis's speechwriter and Chief of Communications, joins David to discuss his book, "Holding the Line: Inside Trump's Pentagon with Secretary Mattis." Get the book: https://amzn.to/330vUAR --Despite impeachment hearings that are very damaging to Donald Trump, Democrats need to turn them into some success before they become a liability --The latest impeachment witnesses, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, Jennifer...

Duration:00:55:14

11/19/19: My insane health insurance plan

11/19/2019
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--On the Show: --David breaks down the changes to his health insurance plan from 2019 to 2020, including a 9% increase in his monthly premium and a number of other immoral changes that show how broken our system truly is --As another day goes by without Donald Trump being seen by the press corps after his weekend rush to the hospital, real questions emerge about what happened to Trump on Saturday and why the truth isn't being disclosed --Former Vice President and 2020 Democratic...

Duration:00:55:18

11/18/19: Roger Stone guilty on all counts

11/18/2019
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--On the Show: --Donald Trump associate Roger Stone is found guilty on all seven charges for which he was prosecuted, sending Donald Trump into a panic --Another Trump-endorsed Republican loses, this time Republican challenger Eddie Rispone falling to incumbent Democratic Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards --Donald Trump disappears from public view after an unscheduled 2-hour hospital visit, which the White House is trying to explain in a way that makes absolutely no sense --Donald...

Duration:00:56:46

11/15/19: Lunatic religious nut seizes power in Bolivia

11/15/2019
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--On the Show: --Racist and religious nut Jeanine Áñez declares herself interim President of Bolivia following the coup that ousted Evo Morales --Caller is a Canadian who is perplexed by American attitudes towards politics --Caller talks about the left's immigration policy --Caller wonders if every modern president should be prosecuted for war crimes --Caller discusses foreign aid --Caller talks about Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Tulsi Gabbard --Caller questions whether...

Duration:00:55:26

11/14/19: Impeachment hearings drastically misunderstood

11/14/2019
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--On the Show: --David Courtwright, University of North Florida historian and addiction expert, and author of the book "The Age of Addiction: How Bad Habits Became Big Business," joins David to discuss limbic capitalism, social media addiction, and much more. Get David's book: https://amzn.to/33MBFUf --Donald Trump breaks down during the first day of public impeachment hearings, tweeting sycophantic television clips and unfounded rumors 26 times during the hearings --Donald Trump and his...

Duration:00:57:04

11/13/19: Hong Kong continues to escalate

11/13/2019
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--On the Show: –The conclusion to our interview with Megan Phelps-Roper, author of the book “Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church” and former member of the Westboro Baptist Church, who joins David to discuss her life in and after the church. Get the book: https://amzn.to/2O1kiZ0 --Absolutely horrifying video from Hong Kong shows what appear to be police on motorcycles deliberately running over protesters --A new ad campaign by the PAC American Bridge...

Duration:00:56:49

11/12/19: Let's not misunderstand Bolivia

11/12/2019
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--On the Show: --Megan Phelps-Roper, author of the book "Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church" and former member of the Westboro Baptist Church, joins David to discuss her life in and after the church. Get the book: https://amzn.to/2O1kiZ0 --Much misinformation is spreading about the resignation of Bolivian President Evo Morales, and we go through the actual history of his presidency, constitutional manipulations and election irregularities --Donald Trump's...

Duration:00:55:23

11/11/19: Bloomberg running for president is a bad idea

11/11/2019
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--On the Show: --CNN interviews a group of uneducated white women voters in swing states who voted for Donald Trump in 2016, and it's as bad as anyone could have imagined --Billionaire Michael Bloomberg is considering running for President in the Democratic primary, which is a terrible idea for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that Bloomberg could work to remove Trump much more effectively in a variety of other ways --A new book by a Trump White House staffer, "A Warning,"...

Duration:00:54:56

11/8/19: Billionaire cries on TV because Warren is mean

11/8/2019
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--On the Show: --Billionaire Leon Cooperman goes on CNBC and cries over the idea of a President Elizabeth Warren instituting a wealth tax --Profits at Donald Trump's Chicago hotel are reportedly down 89%, which the President attributes to "violence" in the city --Caller wonders how Democrats can get better at messaging --Caller explores instituting a maximum wage --Caller discusses the protests against Uber and Lyft --Caller is concerned Nancy Pelosi is bungling the Trump impeachment...

Duration:00:56:40

11/7/19: Public impeachment hearings start in days!

11/7/2019
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--On the Show: --A detailed look at Bernie Sanders' newly-proposed immigration reform plan, including DACA, ICE and CBP, Medicare-for-All, child separations, and much more --Notable discussions from the TDPS subreddit, including about the English language as spoken by Republicans and conservative contributions to society --Public impeachment inquiry hearings against Donald Trump are set to start next week, beginning with three witnesses and much controversy --Republicans are desperate to...

Duration:00:54:09

11/6/19: Republicans destroyed in state elections, panic time

11/6/2019
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--On the Show: --Peter Pomerantsev, Soviet born journalist and author of "Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia," and more recently, "This is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality," joins David to discuss state propaganda, Russia, and much more. Get the book: https://amzn.to/2Cgr7As --Republicans get crushed in yesterdays statewide elections, including in Kentucky, Virginia, in Mike Pence's hometown, and in a number of other places,...

Duration:00:57:38

11/5/19: Shock reports say Kushner okayed Khashoggi arrest

11/5/2019
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--On the Show: --White nationalist Richard Spencer is exposed by audio leaked by Milo Yiannopoulos, and there is actually nothing hugely surprising about the content of the vile and disgusting audio recordings --Fox News reporter Catherine Herridge quits, moving to CBS and stating that "facts matter," making her yet another Fox News reporter to abandon the right wing network --A shocking report alleges that Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner personally okayed the arrest of journalist...

Duration:00:55:37

11/4/19: Warren's M4A plan and Beto bails

11/4/2019
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--On the Show: --Jason Staneley, Professor at Yale University and author of "How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them" and "How Propaganda Works," joins David to further our understanding of authoritarianism, fascism, and more, in the context of the Donald Trump presidency. Get his latest book: https://amzn.to/33rPNli --Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, releases her plan for how to pay for Medicare-for-All, and it has some of the same...

Duration:00:59:19

11/1/19: 4 astronauts to live on moon for two weeks

11/1/2019
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--On the Show: --NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announces that NASA plans to go back to the moon and to have four astronauts live there for two weeks --Donald Trump Jr. goes on Sean Hannity's show and unironically says he wishes he could profit off his father's presidency --Caller wonders why Republicans seem to have a monopoly on Christian values --Caller discusses whether teachers should bring politics into the classroom --Caller talks about media literacy --Caller is skeptical...

Duration:00:54:44

10/31/19: Twitter banning ALL political ads, period

10/31/2019
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--On the Show: --Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announces that Twitter will be banning all political advertising from their platform effective November 22nd, and we discuss the implications, the connection to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's recent testimony before Congress, and more --Forensic pathologist Michael Baden appears on Fox News claiming that Jeffrey Epstein's autopsy points more to homicide than suicide, but we look at each of his claims individually to properly examine his...

Duration:00:55:52

10/30/19: Dems release Trump impeachment resolution

10/30/2019
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--On the Show: --Kade Crockford, Director of the ACLU's Technology for Liberty program, joins David to discuss biometric surveillance, privacy, facial recognition technology, the interactions of these technologies with law enforcement, and much more... --Democrats in the House of Representatives release a Trump impeachment resolution, giving Donald Trump the guideposts and due process that he has been complaining about not having --Donald Trump weaponizes ignorance to appeal to Trumpists...

Duration:00:59:59

10/29/19: House to vote on formalizing Trump impeachment

10/29/2019
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--On the Show: --Bernie Sanders' polling is up 3 points in 3 weeks, as both Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren have trailed off, and we discuss Bernie's possible path to taking a lead in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary --The House of Representatives will vote on formalizing the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump, quelling complaints from Trumpists that there is no due process and the inquiry is "unconstitutional" --On Laura Ingraham's Fox News show, former George W. Bush lawyer...

Duration:00:56:10

10/28/19: Trump told Russians, not Congress, about attack

10/28/2019
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--On the Show: --Steven Hassan, leading authority on cults and mind control, founder of the Freedom of Mind Resource Center, and author of the book "The Cult of Trump: A Leading Cult Expert Explains How The President Uses Mind Control," joins David to discuss the ways in which Donald Trump is like a cult leader. Get the book: https://amzn.to/31R6NQG --Donald Trump told Russians, but not Congressional leaders, about his impending attack on Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, raising more of the same...

Duration:01:00:23

10/25/19: 200 women accuse Trump of molestation

10/25/2019
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--On the Show: --A new book coming out called "All the President's Women" has a 50-page appendix containing a total of two hundred women alleging that Donald Trump sexually assaulted or harassed them --Caller questions whether we'd get Medicare for All passed into law if Bernie Sanders becomes president --Caller thinks Elizabeth Warren is bad on foreign policy --Caller comments on the Sam Seder / Tim Pool debate --Caller wonders what Republicans will do about impeachment --Caller...

Duration:00:56:03