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Syndication

--On the Show:

--Classic Interview: Ray Comfort, co-host of the TV program The Way Of The Master joins David to discuss his displeasure with the Hollywood movie Noah

--Pat Robertson, televangelist and host of The 700 Club, suggests a viewer's house is possessed by demons and recommends an exorcism be performed on the property

--David recommends the documentary Saudi Arabia Uncovered

--Caller is concerned that many are disappointed and terrified with the results of the election

--Caller worries about the future of his health care coverage and voices his displeasure with Obamacare

--Caller expresses that Donald Trump should be banned from Twitter for hate speech

--Caller suggests David should cover the "pizzagate" scandal

--Caller from the UK wonders if future generations would have elected someone as divisive and bombastic as Donald Trump

--Audience Question: Why can't Donald Trump take criticism?

--Audience Question: Are both conservatives and liberals reacting badly to Donald Trump's win?

--Audience Question: Is being politically correct the same as being a social justice warrior?

--On the Bonus Show: Trump's techniques to control the media, Trump's chances of being re-elected, an update on the fundraiser and much more...

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Direct download: davidpakmanshow-2016-12-02.mp3
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--On the Show:

--Rocky Anderson, former Mayor of Salt Lake City and the Justice Party's nominee for President in 2012, joins David to discuss the direction of the Democratic Party

--Donald Trump plans to hold a major press conference on December 15th where he will announce he is leaving the Trump Organization to allegedly do away with any conflict of interest

--President-elect Trump reaches a deal with Carrier, the large heating and air-conditioning company, to keep 1,000 jobs at their plant in Indiana rather than moving them to Mexico

--Notable discussions from The David Pakman Show Reddit

--A nonprofit conservative organization releases a blacklist of nearly 200 professors who are trying to "advance a radical agenda in lecture halls" and two of David's UMass professors are on the list

--In August of 2015, Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli raised the price of Daraprim from $13.50 per tablet to $750 per tablet; since then 17-year-old high school students from Sydney Grammar have been able to replicate the active ingredient in the drug for only $20

--Only now that he is leaving office, President Obama comes out in favor of marijuana legalization saying it should be treated as a public health issue and regulated like tobacco and alcohol

--A Texas proposal to require funeral arrangements for miscarried or terminated fetuses will go into effect by the end of 2016

--Voicemail from Eggman defending David from the Hatriots

--On the Bonus Show: Trump staffer found guilty of election fraud, bestiality closer to becoming illegal in Ohio, New York Times subscriptions soaring after Trump's election and much more...

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Direct download: davidpakmanshow-2016-12-01.mp3
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--On the Show:

--Richard Wolff, Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Massachusetts and Visiting Professor at the New School University in New York City, joins David to discuss Donald Trump's economic proposals for the middle class

--According to an anonymous source, fifteen electors committed to Donald Trump will form a coalition to vote against him when the electors convene on December 19th

--2,000 veterans plan to gather at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota to serve as "human shields" for those protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline

--Hatriot Mail

--Even Congressional Republicans are not defending Donald Trump's position that flag burners should lose their citizenship or be thrown in jail, believing it would violate the First Amendment

--Even though Hillary Clinton lost the election to Donald Trump, her lead in the popular vote continues to grow and is now over 2.3 million votes

--Tom Price, orthopedic surgeon and Congressman from Georgia, will be Donald Trump's pick for Secretary of Health and Human Services and plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act

--Mitt Romney attacked Donald Trump relentlessly on the campaign trail, but on Tuesday the two discussed Romney's chances to become Secretary of State over a frog leg dinner

--Voicemail wondering who does the voice acting for Hatriot Mail

--On the Bonus Show: Flag protests at Hampshire College, Kellogg pulls ads from Breitbart, Kansas sperm donor off the hook for child support and much more...

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Direct download: davidpakmanshow-2016-11-30.mp3
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--On the Show:

--Art Cisneros, a member of the electoral college, resigns from his position because he cannot in good conscience cast a vote for Donald Trump

--In the three weeks since Donald Trump has been elected President, he has proposed a number of horrifying and backward plans for the country, including trade wars, ending net neutrality and climate change denial

--This week's top images from David's Instagram account

--Donald Trump appears to be against the first amendment to the Constitution, tweeting that people who burn the American flag should lose their citizenship or be put in jail for a year

--Incoming White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus says that the default position within the Trump administration will be that human influence on climate change is bogus

--Maine residents approve a ballot initiative that will allow voters to rank their choice of candidates

--Earlier this year, the Department of Justice announced it would phase out the use of private prisons for federal prisoners, but when contracts came up for renegotiation they decided to renew them anyway

--Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump's pick for Education Secretary, funded a think tank called the Action Institute which posted a blog entry this month calling child labor "a gift our kids can handle"

--Jennifer Larson, CEO of the autism-focused Holland Center, says Donald Trump assured her that he will help advance the cause of vaccination skepticism

--Voicemail criticizing David for never serving in the military and being a "pinko commie leftist"

--On the Bonus Show: Indian Prime Minister phasing out cash, liberal cities becoming unaffordable, the idea that stability causes instability and much more...

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Direct download: davidpakmanshow-2016-11-29.mp3
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--On the Show:

--Fidel Castro, who governed Cuba for 47 years as Prime Minister and then President, dies at the age of 90

--The Jill Stein campaign pushes for recounts in three states narrowly won by Donald Trump after discrepancies emerge between precincts using electronic voting machines and those using paper ballots

--Even before the Wisconsin recount takes place, Donald Trump's margin of victory drops 17% due to errors in three Outagamie County precincts

--Upset that he lost the popular vote, Donald Trump takes to Twitter to allege without evidence that he was the victim of mass voter fraud

--President-elect Trump will be in violation of the US Constitution's emoluments clause if he continues to receive payments from foreign dignitaries staying at his hotels

--Donald Trump said in his post-election 60 Minutes interview that he plans to deport 2-3 million immigrants when he takes office, amounting to less than Barack Obama's total

--Luigi Zingales wrote an editorial in The New York Times arguing that issue specific critiques will be the most effective way to contest a Trump presidency

--President-elect Trump reportedly had a conversation with Argentine President Mauricio Marci about the stalled construction of a 35-story Trump office building and now that project has resumed

--Donald Trump has only had two classified intelligence briefings since being elected President nearly three weeks ago, a far lower frequency than previous Presidents-elect

--Voicemail criticizes David for taking off Thanksgiving and celebrating the exploitation of Native Americans

--On the Bonus Show: Elephants being born without tusks due to poaching, beverage companies trying to block national parks from banning bottled water sales, an upcoming FOIA segment and much more...

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Direct download: davidpakmanshow-2016-11-28.mp3
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Thanksgiving Break, Classic episode from November 14, 2016

--On the Show:

--In nearly 10% of elections is US history, the winner of the popular vote lost the electoral vote; it is time to change the presidential election system through a National Popular Vote Interstate Compact

--According to exit polls conducted by Edison Research, Hillary Clinton won four key battleground states (NC, PA, WI and FL), but ultimately lost those states according to computerized vote counts

--Since being elected President, Donald Trump has adjusted his position on the Affordable Care Act, saying he wants to keep some of its major provisions

--With the Presidency, Congress and Supreme Court soon to be entirely in Republican control, independent media is more important than ever

--The New York Times reports that President-elect Trump wants to spend most of his time outside of the White House and demonstrates a resistance towards taking on the responsibilities of the office

--Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has confirmed that Russian government officials were communicating directly with members of Donald Trump's campaign team

--Time proclaims German Chancellor Angela Merkel to be the "Chancellor of the Free World" following the election of Donald Trump as the American President

--Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean is running for his old job as Democratic National Committee Chairman, but Progressive need to take on a new and different approach

--Anti-Semitic and pro-Donald Trump graffiti found on the Mount Tom State Reservation on the border of Holyoke and Easthampton, Massachusetts

--Newt Gingrich goes on CBS's Face the Nation and claims that Steve Bannon could not possibly be anti-Semitic because he worked in the finance industry and Hollywood

--Voicemail from Eggman explaining why low-information voters voted for Donald Trump

--On the Bonus Show: Robots to replace 2/3 workers in the developing world, an epic Seinfeld car story, an update on David's neighbors and much more...

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Thanksgiving Break, Classic episode from November 10, 2016

--On the Show:

--After a long and heated election cycle there is this idea surfacing of working together and getting past differences, but both sides are so divided that it's not productive or realistic to find a middle ground

--Republican Donald Trump won the Presidency by edging out the electoral vote, but more people in the country voted for Democrat Hillary Clinton

--Voter turnout was despicably low in the 2016 election due in part to lack of enthusiasm and voter suppression

--Notable discussions from The David Pakman Show Reddit

--The American people elected Donald Trump because he was an outsider and not paid off by special interests, yet a team of corporate lobbyists will select his cabinet

--Corporate media failed the American public systematically and ideologically in the 2016 election cycle, making the need for independent media larger than ever

--Donald Trump's agenda for his first 100 days in office is totally flaccid and devoid of meaning

--Former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin is being considered for Interior Secretary in the Donald Trump Administration

--Donald Trump being elected President of the United States has legitimized the voice of the alt-right in this country and the ant-Semitic rhetoric that comes along with it

--Name suggestions for The David Pakman Show coffee blends have narrowed down to eight, and the two selections are now up for the audience to decide

--Voicemail encourages David to stay the course despite what the Hatriots have to say

--On the Bonus Show: Anti-Trump protests rage, Obama might push TPP before leaving office, methods for post-election self-care and much more...

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Direct download: davidpakmanshow-2016-11-24-b.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

--On the Show:

--Classic Interview: Jon Ronson, the New York Times bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, joins David to discuss psychopathy prevalence among politicians and CEOs, and the line between psychopathy and narcissism

--McDonald's is adding automated kiosks to all of their restaurants in place of some employees and many are attributing this to the fight for $15 per hour minimum wage

--A memorial in New York City for late Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch is defaced with swastika graffiti and the words "go trump"

--Caller is concerned that stop and frisk will get worse under the next attorney general

--Caller wonders how Donald Trump won without any experience in public service

--Caller suggests the election might have been rigged against Hillary Clinton

--Caller asks if Mike Pence would make for a more dangerous president than Donald Trump

--Caller thinks Democrats have to stop being such sellouts

--Audience question: With the election of Donald Trump legitimizing the voice of the Alt-Right, should the media spend more time refuting crazy conspiracy theories?

--Audience question: What did you do as a child that you now feel guilty about?

--Audience question: What's the worst movie you have ever seen in its entirety?

--On the Bonus Show: Plans for the Thanksgiving break and much more...

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Direct download: davidpakmanshow-2016-11-23.mp3
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--On the Show:

--Donald Trump won Wisconsin by 1.0% of the vote partially due to the state's new voter ID law that suppressed voter turnout

--The National Policy institute met at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington DC and many in attendance took part in a chilling Nazi salute

--Kris Kobach, who is being considered for Homeland Security Secretary, accidentally reveals his plans to the public while meeting with President-elect Trump

--Corporate media failed the public during the 2016 presidential election, making independent media more important than ever

--Argentine President Mauricio Marci called Donald Trump to congratulate him on his victory, and the conversation derailed into discussing the construction of a Trump office building in Buenos Aires

--President-elect Trump has demonstrated an ignorance on the topic of net neutrality and may defer to advisors like Jeffrey Eisenach to implement his telecom policy

--Despite the election of Donald Trump, neoliberalism persists and corporate "liberal media" is not going away

--At least 167 people were injured Sunday night when authorities used tear gas, rubber bullets, concussion grenades and a sound cannon on Dakota Access Pipeline protestors

--The Federal Trade Commission demands that producers of homeopathic treatments write on the labels that the product does not work

--This week's top images from David's Instagram account

--On the Bonus Show: Hospital charges the full delivery fee to a woman who gave birth in her car, smartphones are why Trump can't win a trade war, middle schoolers can't distinguish between ads and real news stories and much more...

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Direct download: davidpakmanshow-2016-11-22.mp3
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