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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 memberships to give away, and have surpassed the first 300 of 500 new financial supporters targeted to continue growing the David Pakman Show

--29-year-old James Shaw ambushes a shooter at a Tennessee Waffle House, claiming he did it to save himself, and the shooter is now on the run after having shot up Waffle House using weapons previously seized by Secret Service and ultimately returned to the shooter via his father

--The CIA confirms that CIA Director and Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo never served in the first Iraq war -- the Gulf War -- after numerous media articles incorrectly report that he did

--Donald Trump placates and appeases the extremist white supremacist right, referring to the "breeding" of Hispanic immigrants from Latin America, a term he does not use when referring to the reproduction of white Americans

--Mitt Romney, endorsed by President Donald Trump in his Utah Senate race, fails to secure the Republican nomination and will face a primary in June in advance of the 2018 midterm elections

--Celebrity foot fetish website Wikifeet is now profiling David Pakman

--Voicemail from a viewer inviting David to join the anti-white, pro-LGBT, anti-straight "alt left"

--On the Bonus Show: Vacation stories from David & Pat

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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 administration of Porter’s transgressions beginning in March of 2017

–Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s personal attorney, claims that he personally paid $130,000 of his own money to adult film actress “Stormy Daniels,” perhaps a way to absolve Trump from any legal or political consequences

–Hatriot Mail

–Israeli police say there is enough evidence to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery, and in an unrelated case, fraud and breach of trust

–The Consumer Price Index measured a 0.5% rise in the price of goods in January, particularly in gasoline, shelter, clothing, medical care, and food, prompting fears of worsening inflation

–Donald Trump jumps at the opportunity to exploit murders and tragedies that help promote his political agenda, but he has kept silent on the numerous people murdered or injured by the white supremacist alt-right movement during his presidency

–Of the 144 workers hired for seasonal positions at Donald Trump’s properties in New York and Florida from 2016 to 2017, only one was an American and the rest were foreigners with H-2B visas

–Voicemail argues “social justice warriors” are in fact a significant segment of the left

–On the Bonus Show: South African President Jacob Zuma may soon be ousted, Germany to offer free public transportation to reduce pollution, an Arizona woman wakes up with a British accent, and much more…

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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 all funding for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and National Public Radio (NPR), even though federal spending on these non-profits is negligible

--A "news" website called the California Republican that churned out #ReleaseTheMemo drivel and other right-wing nonsense was being run by the campaign of Representative Devin Nunes (R-CA)

--Pennsylvania Republicans draw a new district map after their one concocted in 2011 was declared unconstitutionally gerrymandered by the US Supreme Court, and their new map is arguably just as partisan

--Former officer Stephen Mader wins a $175,000 settlement from the Weirton, West Virginia Police Department after being wrongfully terminated for not shooting a distraught and armed suspect

--Georgian College, located in Ontario, Canada, will discontinue its homeopathy program after the pseudoscientific system of alternative medicine receives more and more criticism

--Heather Holland, a second-grade teacher from Weatherford, Texas, dies from flu-related complications after delaying picking up her medication because the $116 co-payment was too high for her to afford

--Voicemail wonders why right-wingers target social justice warriors

--On the Bonus Show: Trump wants to decide what food SNAP recipients get, South African lions eat a poacher, taxpayers pay for EPA Director's luxurious travel expenses, and much more...

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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 dozens of Trump administration officials have regularly handled sensitive information despite lacking permanent security clearances

--The Washington Post reports that President Trump refuses to read daily intelligence briefings, instead receiving the briefings orally, and with less frequency over time

--David Sorensen, a speechwriter for Donald Trump, resigns over allegations that he abused his ex-wife during their marriage, making him the second Trump aide to step down for domestic assault in the last week, in addition to White House staff secretary Rob Porter

--Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand announces her resignation and says she is taking a job at Walmart, becoming the latest domino to fall in Trump's Justice Department

--In order to stir up anti-immigrant sentiment, Donald Trump promulgated a story about a border patrol agent named Rogelio Martinez who was beaten to death by an undocumented immigrant; it turns out there was no attack, and Martinez's death appears to have been an accident

--A West Virginia woman named Lissa Lucas testified before the state's House of Delegates on a matter of gas drilling and was dragged out of the chamber after listing the political donations given to representatives on the committee by lobbyists from oil and gas companies

--On the Bonus Show: Cambodia deports westerners who danced provocatively, OxyContin maker cuts sales in half and will stop encouraging excessive prescriptions, a server gets fired for complaining about not getting tipped by a megachurch, and much more...

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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 successfully penetrated"

--Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warns of Russian efforts to meddle in the 2018 midterm elections, explaining that the US is not prepared to prevent them

--Notable discussions from The David Pakman Show subreddit

--White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirms that President Trump wants to plan a massive military parade in Washington DC

--The European Union announces that it will only make trade deals with countries that have signed on to the Paris Climate Accord; President Trump pulled the United States out of the agreement in June of 2017

--Donald Trump has promised to make fighting the opioid epidemic a priority of his administration, but now the president appears to be more focused on enforcement rather than treatment

--President Trump congratulates Elon Musk and SpaceX on the Falcon Heavy launch, praising it on Twitter as a showing of "American ingenuity at its best," apparently not realizing that Musk is South African

--Voicemail inquires about David and Pat's favorite Pokemon

--On the Bonus Show: Nancy Pelosi speaks about DACA for eight hours, a gust of wind exposes Trump's hair secret, White House aide resigns amid abuse accusations, and much more...

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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 Gonzalo Curiel, who oversaw the Trump University case and was subsequently attacked by Donald Trump over his Mexican heritage, will preside over a case regarding the proposed US-Mexican border wall

--Hatriot Mail

--Tribute Contracting LLC was awarded $156 million by FEMA to deliver thirty million meals to Puerto Ricans devastated by Hurricane Maria, and by the time 18.5 million meals were due, only 50,000 had been delivered

--A study by Oxford University shows that in the past three months, extreme hard-right conservatives had shared more fake news than all other political groups combined

--Elon Musk's SpaceX launches its Falcon Heavy rocket into space with an orbit towards Mars via the sun's orbit, and two of the three boost stages of the rocket land successfully back to earth

--YouTube restricts, in many parts of the world, our story about holocaust denier Arthur Jones running for US Congressman from Illinois

--Voicemail from Troy York saying that the racist Republicans running for office don't have any connection to Donald Trump

--On the Bonus Show: Justin Trudeau ridiculed over "peoplekind" comment, London restaurant launches dynamic pricing model, LA meters to accept donations for homeless people, and much more...

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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 legalized

--Caller asks if David is worried about the normalization of anti-Semitism and neo-Nazism

--Caller inquires about Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott

--Caller questions the attitude and credibility of former FBI Director James Comey

--Audience Question: When we talk about gun violence, how important are gun suicide statistics?

--Audience Question: Can there be democracy without free speech?

--Audience Question: What situations bring out the worst in people?

--On the Bonus Show: Investigators focus on the National Enquirer, night owls have a higher mortality risk, David and Pat's vacation plans, and much more...

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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 closer to confirming a story about Russian money being funneled to the Trump campaign through the NRA's accounts, this time by admitting that more than 20 Russian-linked donations were made to them

--Notable discussion from the David Pakman Show subreddit

--After the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress in hearings that ended up being a total joke as a result of filibustering, Luddite questions, and an overly restrictive format

--Fired FBI Director James Comey has filmed an interview with George Stephanopoulos, set to air Sunday on a special edition of ABC's 20/20, and sources in the room for the interview's filming say that Comey's statements were "stunning," "surreal," and will be shocking to Donald Trump and his team

--Voicemail caller questions whether even organic food is truly organic in light of a recent study

--On the Bonus Show: Why exercise may not be the key to weight loss, John Boehner's thinking on cannabis "has evolved," much more...

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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 Congress and not seeking re-election in the fall

--Hatriot Mail goes international this week

--The FBI has raided the office of Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen after special prosecutor Robert Mueller referred findings to investigators and a warrant was approved by a judge. Part of what investigators seized were documents relating to payments made by Mueller to multiple adult film and nude models who allegedly had affairs with Donald Trump

--The latest update on the quest for 500 new supporters of the David Pakman Show in order to continue expansion of the program

--Fox News host Laura Ingraham returns from her abrupt vacation to news that at least 20 advertisers have bailed on her show after her Twitter attack on Parkland Florida student David Hogg

--Donald Trump's Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert was forced to resign, reportedly at the request of new National Security Adviser John Bolton, raising more questions about how serious cyberthreats are being taken by the current administration, including from Russia

--Pat Robertson, host of The 700 Club, claims that he and his movement are being "dominated" by homosexuals

--On the Bonus Show: Equal pay case on gender equality, under 1000 attendance at a baseball game, transgender runners can run Boston Marathon under identified gender, much more...

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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 foreign governments to obtain the content of communications in the US

--In the absence of an Intelligence Authorization Act, the 2018 omnibus budget technically authorizes the intelligence community to use their appropriations or those from "any other Act" for whatever purposes they deem fit, essentially freeing them to do as they please

--Although recreational and medical marijuana is increasingly legalized in more US states, cannabis remains illegal federally and Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to keep it that way

--On the Bonus Show: Stopping gun violence in schools, background check expansions, Jen Briney's Congressional Dish podcast, and much more...

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