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--On the Show:

--Classic Interview: Bill Bowring, Professor of Law at the Birkbeck University of London and author of "Law, Rights and Ideology in Russia," joins David to discuss Russia’s history and how it has led to socially conservative politics and the modern Vladimir Putin era

--A National Low Income Housing Coalition study shows that no one working a full-time job at minimum wage in the US can afford a two-bedroom apartment in any of the fifty states

--Caller worries if Jon Ossoff's loss in Georgia's special election should instill panic in the Democratic party

--Caller wants to know what David thinks of third parties and rank-choice voting

--Caller can't wrap his head around Donald Trump's incessant use of Twitter

--Caller wonders if Vice President Mike Pence is involved in the Trump-Russia scandal

--Caller proposes Democrats appeal to the radical left in order to start winning elections

--Audience Question: What one unsolved mystery would you solve if you could?

--Audience Question: What is the worst crime you've ever committed and gotten away with?

--Audience Question: When was a time that you did something really embarrassing and nobody noticed?

--On the Bonus Show: Benefits to a universal basic income, Kentucky coal mining museum converts to solar power, lead detected in 20% of baby food samples, and much more...

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Direct download: davidpakmanshow-2017-06-23.mp3
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--On the Show:

--Omer Moav, Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick and the Interdisciplinary Center in Israel, joins David to discuss technology as a rising source of inequality

--The US has shot down three warplanes supporting Bashar al-Assad regime's so far in June, fueling speculation that the US is headed for war with the Syrian government

--President Trump blames Democrats for obstructing the Republican health care plan during a speech in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, yet the thirteen GOP Senators writing the bill have not shown it to anyone

--Donald Trump is allegedly tied to a fraud and money laundering scheme valued at $40 million and connected to Italian-American and Russian-American mobsters

--St. Anthony, Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez is acquitted of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of 32-year-old black cafeteria worker Philando Castile; although Castile was legally armed with a gun and informed the officer he had a weapon before being shot and killed, the National Rifle Association has kept silent

--Amazon buys Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, instantly making them the largest American player in the grocery industry

--Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is developing a plan to stifle federal funding of wind and solar energy in the latest chapter of the Trump administration's efforts to save the coal industry at all costs

--Six of the twenty-one members of President Trump's special HIV/AIDS Advisory Council resign because they say that Trump just "doesn't care" about the cause

--Voicemail wonders if Sean Spicer is depressed and distressed over his "promotion" from White House Press Secretary to Communications Director

--On the Bonus Show: Supreme Court rules people can't be banned from the internet, Stephen Hawking urges space colonization, Pennsylvania makes police dash camera videos public, and much more...

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Direct download: davidpakmanshow-2017-06-22.mp3
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--On the Show:

--Corey Dolgon, Professor of Sociology at Stonehill College, joins David to discuss his new book "Kill It to Save It: An Autopsy of Capitalism's Triumph over Democracy"

--Republican Karen Handel defeats Democrats Jon Ossoff, 51.9% to 48.1%, in the special election to fill the seat for Georgia's 6th congressional district, formerly held by Tom Price and Newt Gingrich

--Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) wants to hold a vote on the Republican health care plan before the July 4th recess, but the thirteen GOP Senators currently working on the bill won't show it to anyone

--Attorney General Jeff Sessions lawyers up, hiring conservative activist and his longtime friend Charles Cooper presumably to represent him in the ongoing Trump-Russia investigations

--Hatriot Mail

--Christopher Wray, President Trump's nominee for FBI Director, scrubs a piece from his online bio that mentions he represented an American energy executive being criminally investigated by the Russian government

--House Republicans hold up a bill passed by the Senate that would place additional sanctions on Russia for meddling in 2016 election, under constitutional grounds that revenue bills must originate in the House

--White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon tells The Atlantic that cameras were not allowed in the room for Sean Spicer's recent press briefing because "Sean got fatter"

--Fox News drops its "fair and balanced" motto, replacing it with "most watched, most trusted"

--Voicemail caller wants David on her debate team for his "incredible patience"

--On the Bonus Show: Top 1% washes money through arts funding, Hawaii passes bill supporting basic income, parole hearing set for O.J. Simpson, and much more...

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Direct download: davidpakmanshow-2017-06-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:59pm EDT

--On the Show:

--The personal data of 198 million Americans has been found on an exposed and unsecured server run by a Republican data analytics firm called Deep Root Analytics

--Otto Warmbier, the American student kept prisoner in North Korea for 17 months, has died at the age of 22 under suspicious circumstances shortly after returning to the United States

--The David Pakman Show audience weighs in on whether Megyn Kelly should have interviewed Alex Jones on her new NBC program

--President Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen has hired a personal lawyer of his own, Stephen M. Ryan, to represent him in the Trump-Russia probe; Vice President Pence has hired personal representation as well

--Donald Trump's new lawyer Jay Sekulow goes on all the Sunday morning talk shows and asserts that Trump is not under investigation, while also saying that he is under investigation, and that he doesn't know whether the president is under investigation

--Sean Spicer will no longer be the White House Press Secretary and is now relegated to a behind-the-scenes role in the communications department

--David announces the six winners of the GR-inspired free membership contest

--The New York State Capitol building has blocked The David Pakman Show, yet YouTube and a number of other political commentary programs are available

--Netflix is now fully planning to participate in the July 12th Day of Action to raise awareness for the importance of defending net neutrality

--President Trump says in a speech Friday that he will be revisiting the normalization of relations between the US and Cuba championed by former President Obama

--Voicemail suspects Producer Pat is crafting a power play to take over the show

--On the Bonus Show: Thieves get caught stealing GPS trackers, Nevada to criminalize leaving a pet in a hot car, large collection of Nazi artifacts found in Argentina, and much more...

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Direct download: davidpakmanshow-2017-06-20.mp3
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--On the Show:

--Our long-form investigation into political correctness, including a history of the term, and whether it is too liberally or conservatively applied in modern culture

--A 48-year-old white man kills one and injures ten after driving a truck into a crowd of mosque-goers following evening Ramadan prayers in Finsbury Park, London

--Donald Trump confirms that he is under investigation for obstruction of justice in a tweet that appears to criticize his own Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein

--A Twitter user by the name of Rejento tweets out a clip from the movie "Airplane" that has David's face superimposed on a passenger

--President Trump brags about a Rasmusen poll that has his approval rating at 50%, while a new Associated Press / NORC poll finds that 61% of Americans believe he committed obstruction of justice by trying to impede or obstruct the Russia investigation

--Although Attorney General Jeff Sessions said under oath that he doesn't believe he had any contacts with American lobbyists or agents representing Russia during the 2016 campaign season, lobbyist Richard Burt says otherwise

--Russian President Vladimir Putin makes a tongue-in-cheek offer of political asylum to former FBI Director James Comey

--Former basketball star Dennis Rodman makes a five-day visit to North Korea and provides a government official with a copy of Donald Trump's "The Art of the Deal"

--Voicemail delivers eloquent slam poetry trolling David and Pat

--On the Bonus Show: Oregon adds third gender option to driver's licenses, woman sues casino for offering dinner instead of $43 million jackpot, Pence to speak at John Hagee's conference, and much more...

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Direct download: davidpakmanshow-2017-06-19.mp3
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--On the Show:

--One of the three finalists being considered for the contract to build a new FBI building in the Washington DC area is Vornado Realty Trust, a real estate investment firm connected to Donald Trump and Jared Kushner

--Although the Russia scandal has been grabbing most of the headlines, Donald Trump is embroiled with a number of other controversies that could jeopardize his presidency

--Caller points out that the Trump-Russia scandal cannot be the sole critique against the White House

--Caller wants to know how to frame issues in a way that will make Republicans realize they are important

--Caller asks what the most important issues are in local politics, then refers to Rep. Illeana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) as "hyper-Cuban"

--Caller wonders if David and Pat are watching season five of "House of Cards"

--Caller thinks the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) will look bad for progressives

--Caller demands to know David's opinion on the firing of Reza Aslan from CNN over anti-Trump remarks

--Caller thinks Kathy Griffin's beheaded Donald Trump picture was in poor taste

--Caller needs to know how to get involved in politics from a young age

--Audience Question: What's better McDonald's, Burger King, or Wendy's? How about the other fast food chains?

--Audience Question: What cliche quote do you hate the most?

--Audience Question: Is it normal to care about sports less as you get older?

--On the Bonus Show: US home ownership at the lowest rate in over fifty years, fast food profits skyrocket after minimum wage hike, Dennis Rodman will go back to North Korea, and much more...

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Direct download: davidpakmanshow-2017-06-16.mp3
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--On the Show:

--Kory Stamper, lexicographer at Merriam-Webster who also appears in their "Ask the Editor" series, joins David to discuss her new book "Word by Word"

--Special prosecutor Robert Muller is personally investigating Donald Trump for obstruction of justice with regards to the Russia investigation

--Ten legal experts say that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had no reason not to answer questions during his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, and could not preemptively invoke executive privilege on behalf of the president

--Notable discussions from The David Pakman Show Reddit

--The David Pakman Show audience weighs in on whether or not Donald Trump is untouchable no matter what he does

--A new Oxfam study finds that the poorest 50% of the world's population own about $410 billion in total wealth, barely more than the combined wealth of the top five richest people in the world, at $400 billion

--The US Senate votes 97 to 2 in favor of a new set of sanctions against Russia specifically to punish them for interference in the 2016 presidential campaign

--Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has charged five water officials with manslaughter related to their alleged failure to act during the Flint Water Crisis

--Voicemail from Eggman on Troy York and meth lollipops

--On the Bonus Show: United employee pushes a 71-year-old passenger, Kamala Harris is criticized as a 'hysterical' senator, Chris Christie's approval rating down to 15%, and much more...

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