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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

Language:

English


Episodes

The David Pakman Show - October 20, 2017

10/20/2017
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--On the Show: --Classic Interview: Joshua Turner, President and Founder of America’s first secular prison outreach organization "Saved by Reason,” joins David to discuss how he fell into a life crime and drug addiction, and how acquiring critical thinking and reasoning skills after leaving prison helped him leave that life behind --The real reason that internet companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google are reluctant to say much about alleged Russian propaganda campaigns orchestrated...

Duration: 01:00:42


The David Pakman Show - October 19, 2017

10/19/2017
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--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...

Duration: 00:58:05


The David Pakman Show - October 18, 2017

10/18/2017
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--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...

Duration: 00:58:29


The David Pakman Show - October 17, 2017

10/17/2017
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--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...

Duration: 00:57:59


The David Pakman Show - October 16, 2017

10/16/2017
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--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...

Duration: 00:59:14


The David Pakman Show - October 13, 2017

10/13/2017
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--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...

Duration: 00:58:03


The David Pakman Show - October 12, 2017

10/12/2017
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--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...

Duration: 00:57:56


The David Pakman Show - October 11, 2017

10/11/2017
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--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...

Duration: 01:00:04


The David Pakman Show - October 10, 2017

10/10/2017
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--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...

Duration: 00:57:55


The David Pakman Show - October 9, 2017

10/9/2017
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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...

Duration: 00:58:31


The David Pakman Show - October 6, 2017

10/6/2017
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COLUMBUS DAY BREAK / CLASSIC EPISODE FROM AUGUST 2, 2017 --On the Show: --Sarah Levin, Senior Legislative Associate for the Secular Coalition for America, joins David to discuss Donald Trump's plan to repeal the "Johnson Amendment" that prohibits non-profit organizations, including religious institutions, from opposing political candidates --The drums of war are beating in response to North Korea's latest ballistic missile test and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says President Trump is open...

Duration: 00:58:57


The David Pakman Show - October 5, 2017

10/5/2017
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--On the Show: --Classic Interview: Steve Almond, author of Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto, joins David to discuss why he has stopped watching football --Caller wonders when cannabis will be downgraded as a Schedule I drug --Caller asks if there is anything inherent to American culture that shapes our attitudes towards guns --Caller raises concern about possible shooters on the ground in Las Vegas --Caller wonders if David will talk about social justice warriors and...

Duration: 00:58:46


The David Pakman Show - October 4, 2017

10/4/2017
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--On the Show: --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 --President Trump visits Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, claims they avoided a real catastrophe like Hurricane Katrina, patronizes them over cleanup costs, and tosses paper towels into the crowd as if it's a sporting event --Victims of the Las Vegas country music...

Duration: 00:58:37


The David Pakman Show - October 3, 2017

10/3/2017
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--On the Show: --Sandro Galea, physician and Dean of the Boston University School of Public Health, joins David to discuss communities affected by recent hurricanes, single-payer health insurance, and how poverty and income inequality affect public health --The National Rifle Association (NRA) postpones ads for eight days endorsing Virginia Republicans Ed Gillespie for Governor and John D. Adams for Attorney General after the mass shooting in Las Vegas --Pat Robertson, host of "The 700...

Duration: 00:59:16


The David Pakman Show - October 2, 2017

10/2/2017
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--On the Show: --Bill Scher, Contributing Editor to Politico Magazine, joins David to discuss his position that Democrats should not make supporting single-payer health care part of their platform --Fifty are killed and more than four hundred are wounded after a shooting at an outdoor country music festival Sunday night in Las Vegas in what is being called the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history; the perpetrator has been identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock who was...

Duration: 00:59:57


The David Pakman Show - September 29, 2017

9/29/2017
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--On the Show: --Documents reveal that the agricultural company Monsanto ghostwrote a Forbes editorial for Stanford University Fellow Henry Miller arguing that the herbicide and crop desiccant glyphosate should not be classified as a carcinogen --David recommends the book "The Vital Question: Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life" by Nick Lane --Caler thinks TDPS should unionize with other progressive channels in order to fight the YouTube demonetization crisis --Caller is...

Duration: 00:56:57