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The nationally syndicated progressive talk radio and television program hosted by David Pakman

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    1/26/22: DOJ Admits to Probe, Religious Exemptions Contradict Logic

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 58:13

    --On the Show: --The Department of Justice confirms the existence of an investigation into the failed fraudulent elector scam attempted by the 2020 Trump campaign --Fox news propagandist Tucker Carlson hosts fighter pilot Lt. Col. Scott Duncan, who claims that he is religiously opposed to the COVID vaccine, but not any other vaccines --Multiple cable television providers quietly drop right wing propaganda channel Newsmax from their channel lineup --Eric Trump and Alex Jones invoked their 5th Amendment rights hundreds of times during recent testimony to the January 6 committee, a jarring contrast to Donald Trump saying that only guilty people plead the 5th --Fox News propagandist Tucker Carlson nods as his deranged guest, Alex Berenson, says that COVID vaccines should be pulled and no longer given to anyone --Jordan Peterson resurfaces on Joe Rogan's program, and his interview is indistinguishable from parody --Donald Trump declares himself the 45th and 47th President while out golfing, another signal that he plans to run for President in 2024 --Tucker Carlson and Fox News go fully antisemitic with a new special about George Soros ruining America --Voicemail caller believes we are a bunch of socialist communist idiots --On the Bonus Show: Nancy Pelosi is running for re-election, FDA halts use of some monoclonal antibodies for Omicron, abrupt pre-Olympic lockdowns hit Beijing, much more...

    1/25/22: Ukraine Russia Tension Builds as GA Grand Jury Approved

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 59:12

    --On the Show: --David Fideler, writer, philosopher, and author of "Breakfast with Seneca: A Stoic Guide to the Art of Living," joins David to talk Stoicism, philosophy, and more. Get the book: --As tensions continue to rise between Vladimir Putin's Russia and Ukraine, Joe Biden and other NATO allies consider deploying troops to the area --A grand jury in Georgia has been approved to hear evidence regarding possible criminality by Donald Trump in his attempts to coerce Georgia officials into giving him the 2020 Georgia election, despite Joe Biden having received more votes --Republican Newt Gingrich says that if Republicans win the House in the 2022 midterms, the members of Congress on the January 6 Trump riot committee will be jailed --Australian anti-vaxxers fabricate the death of a young boy, falsely attributing it to the COVID vaccine --After saying that she would get vaccinated only "over hear dead body," Sarah Palin tests positive for COVID --Joe Biden calls Fox News reporter Peter Doocy a "stupid son of a b!tc&" during a public event, and later apologizes --Voicemail caller misunderstood David's backup plan to escape the country if the US becomes a dictatorship, thinking David might move to Belarus --On the Bonus Show: 4th COVID vaccine unlikely for most people per Israeli Health Minister, SCOTUS to hear challenge to race-conscious college admissions, House Republicans tout infrastructure funding that they voted against, much more... ☕ Get $20 off Cometeer coffee at

    1/24/22: Dystopian Anti-Vax Rally Takes Over DC, Elector Scam Revealed

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 56:09

    --On the Show: --Defeat the Mandates rally in Washington DC is filled with dangerous and disgusting misinformation, including Robert F. Kennedy Jr saying that vaccine mandates are worse than the Holocaust because Anne Frank could hide in her attic --Attendees of the anti-vaccine Defeat the Mandates rally in Washington DC are interviewed, and it's as bad as anyone could imagine --Republican Senator Joni Ernst is asked for three policy ideas that Republicans are currently for and she completely collapses, sputtering nonsense lacking meaning and substance --A new report exposes that Donald Trump's former lawyer Rudy Giuliani was running a fake elector scam in seven states in an effort to steal the 2020 Presidential election from the actual winner, Joe Biden --Amelia Ruffner King, a Virginia mother, threatens a school board meeting with bringing loaded guns to school if the school enacts a mask mandate, and she was subsequently arrested and charged --Donald Trump is interviewed by Fox News propagandist Sean Hannity and it ends up being possibly Trump's worst interview in history, touching on COVID, Ukraine, his dementia test, and much more --In a bizarre segment, Fox News propagandist Tucker Carlson complains that he no longer finds M&M's as attractive based on how they are being redesigned, in a segment completely beyond parody --Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, asked again whether he has received his COVID booster shot, refuses to answer --Voicemail caller asks David whether he'd prefer being in an elevator with an unvaccinated person or with someone smoking a cigarette --On the Bonus Show: State Dept orders family of Ukraine embassy staff evacuated, NYC Mayor takes pay cut as cryptocurrency plunges, Arizona Democratic Party formally censures Kyrsten Sinema, much more...

    1/21/22: What Do Americans Want on Ukraine vs Russia?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 62:16

    --On the Show: --Two of Donald Trump's former lawyers, Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell, have been subpoenaed to testify before the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021 Trump riots --A visibly sweaty Trump is interviewed by Newsmax before his recent rally in Florence, Arizona, and it's a veritable house of horrors --Caller asks about how the United States compares to other countries --Caller talks about some countries letting COVID rip --Caller asks if Republicans are killing their own voter base with their takes on COVID and the vaccines --Caller suspects Joe Biden's popularity would improve if he legalized marijuana --Caller talks about the conflict between Russia and Ukraine and whether the US would get involved --Caller wonders if Democrats are better running against Donald Trump or Ron DeSantis in 2024 --David reviews some of the latest emails and social media messages from the audience --On the Bonus Show: Some countries are letting COVID rip, Pelosi changes mind on Congress stock trading ban, and much more...

    1/20/22: Schools Close Over Lack of Teachers, SCOTUS Rejects Trump

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 59:10

    --On the Show: --Vincent Racaniello, virology professor at Columbia University and host of This Week in Virology, joins David to discuss the Omicron variant, the future of the pandemic, the evolution of viruses, and much more --Joe Biden and Democrats' voting rights bill collapses as Democrats fail to change filibuster rules --Dr. Raul Pino, the Florida Department of Health Medical Director, has been placed on leave for encouraging his own staff to get vaccinated --The Supreme Court has rejected Donald Trump's request to block the release of White House records related to the January 6 Trump riots to the House committee investigating January 6 --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about schools being forced to close due to COVID, the funding of television networks, and Trump rally attendees --Unvaccinated Czech singer Hana Horak deliberately got herself infected with COVID, and has died of COVID --Fox News reporter Peter Doocy asks what might be the worst question in all of journalism during President Joe Biden's nearly 2-hour press conference --Donald Trump is wildly triggered by Joe Biden's nearly 2-hour press conference, appearing with right wing radio host Mark Levin to lodge endless complaints and whine insufferably --Voicemail caller asks whether waiting until the US becomes a dictatorship before leaving the country is a bad idea because it may become difficult to leave a dictatorship --On the Bonus Show: The airlines vs 5G fight that is taking place, New Mexico asks National Guard to become substitute teachers, Louisiana Senate candidate smokes marijuana in campaign ad, much more...

    1/19/22: GOP Bails on Debates, Gaetz' Ex-Girlfriend Given Immunity

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 58:58

    --On the Show: --Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz' ex-girlfriend has been given immunity in the sex trafficking investigation that appears to be closing in on Gaetz --The Republican Party will be pulling out of presidential debates for future elections --The latest COVID scam is anti-vaxxers telling people to inhale hydrogen peroxide, which is extremely dangerous --Italian anti-vaccine leader Luigi Marilli has died of COVID --Republican Congressman Kevin McCarthy says that Donald Trump admitting some responsibility for the January 6 riots during a call with him, and later says he has no memory of that having taken place --Donald Trump admits how they will try to steal more elections, by trying to get election supervisors elected in 2022 --Eric Trump and Kimberly Guilfoyle's phone records have been subpoenaed and reportedly already obtained by the House Committee investigating the January 6  Trump riots --The smear campaign of Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis by Donald Trump for 2024 has started --Voicemail caller says that COVID vaccines will soon be "closing" --On the Bonus Show: Free COVID test government website is live, Puerto Rico gets green light to end 5-year bankruptcy, SCOTUS Justice Neil Gorsuch refused to wear a mask, much more...

    1/18/22: Their "Freedom" is Authoritarian, 2022 Rallies Have Started

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 59:54

    --On the Show: --Elizabeth Coppock, Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Boston University, joins David to discuss how "textualist" interpretations of law are sometimes based on mistaken readings of the relevant texts --What Republicans increasingly refer to as "freedom" is actually a very dark authoritarian vision for the country --Multiple Trump rioters, including Elmer Stewart Rhodes, the founder and leader of the right wing Oath Keepers, are charged with seditious conspiracy for their role in the January 6, 2021 riots in Washington DC --Donald Trump officially restarts rallies for the 2022 election with one in Florence, Arizona, riddled with lies and continued insanity --Interviews with attendees of the latest Donald Trump rally in Florence, Arizona reveal a very disturbed group of people --DirecTV will be removing right-wing conspiracy channel OAN --MyPillow founder and CEO Mike Lindell's bank, Heartland Financial, is closing his account for fear of "reputational damage" --Voicemail caller suggests David go back to his own f-ing country because he will never understand what's going on in the United States --On the Bonus Show: The Texas synagogue standoff, the campaign to ban gas stoves, NC voters sue to ban Madison Cawthorn from ballot, much more...

    1/17/22: More Rioter Sentences, More Anti-Vax Nonsense (CLASSIC EPISODE FROM 11/18/21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 62:18

    MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY / CLASSIC EPISODE FROM NOVEMBER 18, 2021 --On the Show: --Geoffrey West, theoretical physicist and professor at the Sante Fe Institute, joins David to discuss his book Scale: The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Sustainability, and the Pace of Life in Organisms, Cities, Economies, and Companies. Get the book: --Jacob Chansley, known as the "Q-Anon Shaman" from the January 6 Trump riots, is sentenced to 41 months in prison --Polish nationalists shout "death to Jews" while burning books about Jews at a rally --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, Hatriot Mail, and more --The FBI raids the home of Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert's former campaign manager, Tina Peters, in what doesn't look like an auspicious situation for anyone involved --Lunatic anti-vaccine osteopathic doctor Sherri Tenpenny delivers an insane rant at the "Re-Awaken America" rally where she says vaccinating children against COVID is a "late term abortion" --Bruce Schroeder, the judge in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, tells a story about when "a black" was in a jury for one of his trials --Possibly the most xenophobic voicemail that we've ever received --On the Bonus Show: Republican Paul Gosar censured over AOC anime video, Republican-backed bill would decriminalize marijuana, investigating high gas prices, much more...

    1/14/22: Gaetz' Ex-Girlfriend Testifies, Dems Worried About 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 59:16

    --On the Show: --Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz' ex-girlfriend has testified before a grand jury as the sex trafficking investigation continues --MyPillow founder and CEO Mike Lindell claims that he has evidence to imprison 300 million Americans for their actions relating to the 2020 Presidential election --Caller asks if the US should lower its voting age --Caller wonders which country has the best universal health care system --Caller talks about soft voter suppression --Caller thinks society has crossed too many Rubicons --Caller asks about what makes us choose which stories to cover --Caller suspects Republicans are winning the meme war --Caller is done with Joe Rogan's vaccine skeptical content --David reviews the latest fan mail and social media messages --On the Bonus Show: SCOTUS blocks Biden's vaccine mandate, Quebec creating an unvaxxed tax, Republicans threaten to skip presidential debates, and much more...

    1/13/22: Joe Rogan Taught About Vaccines, Gerrymandered Maps Thrown Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 59:55

    --On the Show: --Scilla Alecci, reporter with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, coordinating the organization's partners in Asian and Western Europe, joins David to discuss the blockbuster Pandora Papers --The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered the heavily gerrymandered congressional district maps be thrown out, and fair districts redrawn --Arizona Republican State Senator Jake Hoffman runs away from reporter questions about why he signed a fraudulent and phone elector document claiming that Donald Trump won the state of Arizona in the 2020 Presidential election --An opinion column in the Los Angeles Times by Michael Hiltzik argues that mocking the deaths from COVID of the unvaccinated is ghoulish, but necessary --Donald Trump is interviewed on radical right wing propaganda channel OAN and crushes the host's anti-vaccine questions with actual facts --Tucker Carlson allows Glenn Beck, currently suffering from COVID, to spread a widely debunked COVID internment camp conspiracy theory --Josh Zepps explains to Joe Rogan that his belief about the COVID vaccine and myocarditis is wrong, and Rogan simply moves the goalposts --Right wing propagandist Candace Owens wildly claims, absent any evidence, that comedian and actor Bob Saget died from the COVID vaccine --Voicemail caller asks about the "reality" of COVID hospitalizations in the past compared to now in the midst of the Omicron variant --On the Bonus Show: Novak Djokovic in trouble for breaking isolation, Bernie wants N95 masks for all, Alex Jones made millions off scam supplements, and much more...

    1/12/22: New Hospitalization Record, While They Talk About Hillary Again

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 59:03

    --On the Show: --The US sets a new COVID hospitalization record as Omicron, which is on average milder, rages out of control globally --Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are resulting to be so uninspiring to so many that people are once again talking about Hillary Clinton for 2024 --Dr. Anthony Fauci is furious during a Senate hearing, and he calls out Rand Paul for fundraising around his attacks on Fauci --Dr. Anthony Fauci is caught on a hot mic calling Republican Senator Roger Marshall a "moron" after absurd questioning from Marshall during a Senate hearing --Republican Senator Ted Cruz promotes one of Fox News propagandist Tucker Carlson's favorite conspiracy theories about a man named Ray Epps during  Senate hearing --Fox News propagandist Tucker Carlson continues to push the Ray Epps inside job conspiracy theory about the Trump riots --Donald Trump hangs up on an interview with NPR over questions about his lies having to do with the 2020 election --Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene suggests the Second Amendment should be used against Democrats --Voicemail caller "Eric from Mass" announces that we are just about to see the lid blown off of the pandemic, at which point all the lies will come out --On the Bonus Show: Biden calls for changing filibuster, extreme weather cost 688 American lives in 2020, the Justice Department is creating a unit focused on domestic terrorism, much more...

    1/11/22: COVID Takedown Fails as Urine Therapy Promoted

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 60:30

    --On the Show: --Yanis Varoufakis, former Finance Minister of Greece, Professor of Economics at the University of Athens, and author of several bestselling books including most recently "Another Now: Dispatches from an Alternative Present," joins David to discuss the future of the global economy, Europe and the European Union, and much more. Get the book: --Republican Senator Mike Rounds admits that Republicans lost the 2020 presidential election plain and simple, and it causes Donald Trump to absolutely lose it --The MAGA revolt continues as former Republican US Senate candidate Daniel McCarthy now calls Trump a fraud and tells Trumpists they were "frauded" --Fox News reporter Peter Doocy, freshly back from a COVID infection, once again tries to take down Joe Biden's White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on the topic of COVID and vaccines, but fails miserably --In a completely incoherent rant on Fox News, former Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin claims that liberals want to "pound pound pound" the idea of sex into the minds of Americans (???) --David is banned from Facebook's monetization program for 90 days over an apparent misunderstanding about a recent vaccine-related story --Anti-vaccine lunatic Christopher Keys is now recommending so-called "urine therapy" to treat COVID, a bogus "treatment" --Voicemail caller has an absolutely mindblowing, and possibly completely inaccurate, take on why David didn't get COVID when his girlfriend did --On the Bonus Show: US Russia talks end with "no progress," first-ever heart transplant from gene-edited pig succeeds, Senator Jon Ossoff will introduce bill banning members of Congress from trading individual stocks, much more...

    1/10/22: Rioters Get Light Sentences, AOC Positive for COVID

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 57:39

    --On the Show: --One year after the January 6 Trump riots, the coup fears are only bigger, with recent op-eds from Jimmy Carter and Noam Chomsky, as well as warnings from retired generals and many others --Despite claims to the contrary about their "treatment," 2/3 of Trump rioters so far are getting lighter sentences than those recommended by the prosecution --Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has tested positive for COVID after her trip to Florida which was made controversial by Republicans --Donald Trump, after being highly triggered by Joe Biden's January 6 speech, completely fell apart during a softball interview from right wing propaganda network OAN --Senator Ted Cruz is humiliated on live television by Fox News propagandist Tucker Carlson, having to apologize for how he referred to the January 6 rioters --An accused Trump rioter out on bail killed a young mom while drunk driving, an incredible contrast to the similar stories that Republicans tell about undocumented immigrants out on bail --Anti-vaccine COVID conspiracy podcaster Doug Kuzma has died of COVID --Q-Anon lunatic Cirsten Weldon, who recently said that only "idiots" get vaccinated against COVID, has died of COVID --The Eggman calls in to explain what it's like working with colleagues who are racist --On the Bonus Show: Bob Saget dead at 65, James Webb space telescope fully deployed, NYC Mayor Eric Adams already appointed his brother to $240,000 job, much more...

    1/7/22: Biden Smashes Trump in Jan 6 Speech

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 63:24

    --On the Show: --Joe Biden delivers a speech commemorating the anniversary of the January 6 Trump riots and brutally blames Donald Trump --Donald Trump's highly triggered reaction to Joe Biden's speech about the Janaury 6 Trump riots leads to four consecutive nonsense posts by Trump --Caller asks whether liberals and conservatives can truly be friends --Caller asks about the "cancellation" of the Louisiana judge caught on video using racial slurs --Caller asks whether David might ever run for some kind of political office --Caller asks whether random people have a real shot at defeating incumbent politicians --Caller points out the branding and messaging problems of the Democratic Party --Caller was shot by a rubber bullet and is now six weeks sober --Caller asks why Republicans are suddenly silent about immigration --Caller asks whether Trumpism is a "white person disease" --This week's email bag is wild --On the Bonus Show: Messaging on COVID moves to it being "a part of life," Texas Governor tells National Guard troops that Joe Biden is not their Commander-in-Chief, Congress considers another COVID stimulus bill, much more...

    1/6/22: Trump Riot Anniversary As Dangerous Disinformation Pushed

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 62:45

    --On the Show: --Geoffrey Cain, Fellow in Critical Emerging Technologies at the Lincoln Policy Network, and author of the book "The Perfect Police State: An Undercover Odyssey into China's Terrifying Surveillance Dystopia of the Future," joins David to discuss the situation in Xinjiang China affecting the Chinese Uighur population, and much more. Get the book: --Republican Senator Rand Paul pushes dangerous and deceptive misinformation about COVID vaccines --Donald Trump calls for MAGA nation to "rise up" in a derange statement published on the eve of the one year anniversary of the January 6, 2021 Trump riots --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about having right-wing friends, Turning Point USA, and much more --The MAGA revolt continues to grow, with former Trumpist lunatics now burning MAGA hats and attacking Donald Trump --A video of Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis gasping for air and struggling to speak raises more questions about his two week public absence --MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell's phone records have been subpoenaed by the House Committee investigating the January 6, 2021 Trump riots --Voicemail caller thinks that eventually we will learn that the COVID pandemic wasn't real but rather a television program, sort of like the fictional Truman Show with Jim Carrey --On the Bonus Show: Karl Rove urges Republicans to take Trump riots seriously, Hannity and Fox News face ethical issues over Trump texts, Maricopa County officials finally ready to say 2020 election is over, much more... ☕ Get up to 40% off + free shipping on Four Sigmatic coffee:

    1/5/22: Stunning Coup Interview One Year After Trump Riots

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 60:27

    --On the Show: --Former Donald Trump adviser Peter Navarro is interviewed by MSNBC's Ari Melber and admits to the entire coup attempt in a shocking interview --One year after the Trump riots, Trumpists are still deeply delusional about what took place on January 6, 2021, and in the 2020 Presidential election more generally --The House Committee investigation the Trump riots now wants to speak to Fox News host Sean Hannity, and have released some of his stunning text messages from January 2020 --Donald Trump has canceled his press conference planned for January 6, 2022, a year after the Trump riots, scheduled to be at his Mar-a-Lago resort --Anti-vaccine Deputy District Attorney Kelly Ernby, a Republican who ran for California State Assembly, has died of COVID-19 at age 46 --Unvaccinated twin brothers Grichka and Igor Bogdanoff, know as the "crypto meme twins," have both died of COVID-19 just days apart --Fox News host Brian Kilmeade demands that viewers "go to work" despite COVID, while he is hosting remotely by himself in a studio due to Fox News isolation protocols --David's girlfriend gets COVID-19 and somehow David doesn't --Voicemail caller disagrees with David's comments about kids menus based on misunderstanding what David said --On the Bonus Show: Mayo Clinic fires 700 unvaccinated employees, December job growth doubles expectations, father and son plead guilty to Trump riot charges, much more...

    1/4/22: Trumps Subpoenaed as COVID Cases Hit Another Record

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 59:47

    --On the Show: --COVID numbers are like nothing we've ever seen before, with more than 1 million cases reported in a single day in the United States --Anti-vaxxers are caught on video harassing people receiving COVID tests New York City --Professor Thomas Homer-Dixon, from Royal Roads University in Canada, warns that the United States could become a right-wing dictatorship by the year 2030 --Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, and Donald Trump Jr have been subpoenaed by the New York Attorney General Letitia James --Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene is suspended from Facebook just hours after being permanently suspended from Twitter for COVID disinformation --Republican Congressman Dan Crenshaw accurately calls out Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene for attention-seeking around her Twitter ban, and Greene quickly turns on Crewnshaw --Fox News reporter Charlie Gasparino actual admits that the fury over Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Miami vacation is completely unfair --Anti-vaccine actress Krystal TIni claims that she suffers anal bleeding whenever she is near vaccinated people --Voicemail caller asks whether Joe Rogan will ever invite David back on the show given David's recent criticism of Rogan's statements about COVID-19 and vaccines --On the Bonus Show: David cuts his finger badly, Ted Cruz promises to impeach Joe Biden if Republicans take the House in 2022, the first case of "flurona" is detected in Israel, much more... ☕ Get up to 40% off + free shipping on Four Sigmatic coffee:

    1/3/22: 2022 Starts Strong, MTG Banned, New Right Wing Meme

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 60:27

    --On the Show: --Three retired military generals warn about a coup in 2024 that could involve the military itself --Dr. Robert Malone appears on the Joe Rogan Podcast and uses the term "mass formation psychosis," which instantly becomes the meme of the month for the American right wing --South Africa declares its Omicron wave of COVID over, with very few deaths, as the variant spreads wildly in other countries around the world --Radical Trumpian Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene is permanently suspended from Twitter for her fifth violation of Twitter's COVID-19 misinformation policy --A chilling draft of a Trump letter calling for the "seizure" of election materials is obtained by the House Committee investigating the January 6 Trump riots --206 US Marines have been discharged from service for refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine --Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney, who is on the House Committee investigating the January 6 Trump riots, tells ABC's George Stephanopoulos that they have received firsthand testimony that Ivanka Trump tried to get Donald Trump to end the riots --After being missing for nearly two weeks, Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis reappears on New Years Eve with his cancer-fighting wife at a packed concert without wearing masks --Voicemail caller asks how David can be a left-winger considering that he "supports" capitalism --On the Bonus Show: Hillary Clinton predicts Trump runs in 2024, historic travel chaos as Omicron and snow wreak havoc, schools plan to open despite Omicron chaos, much more...

    12/31/21: Shocking Trump Riot Revelations and the Truth About China (CLASSIC EPISODE FROM 10/25/21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 56:21

    NEW YEAR'S EVE / CLASSIC EPISODE FROM OCTOBER 25, 2021 --On the Show: --An explosive story in Rolling Stone by Hunter Walker reveals that the organizers of the January 6 Trump riots met with Republicans in Congress as well as Trump staffers in advance of the riots --Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls for the expulsion from Congress of the Republicans involved in the planning the January 6 Trump riots --Actor Alec Baldwin accidentally shoots and kills cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injures director Joel Souza after being handed a loaded gun on the set of the film Rust --An overview of legitimate reasons to criticize China's ruling Communist Party, a topic that surged after a viewer phone call last week --Former President Barack Obama has been rallying for Democratic Virginia Gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, and his speeches remind us how bad political discourse has sunk in the United States --Activist and student Jack Cocchiarella confronts Republican Congressman Madison Cawthorn at Dartmouth College and reduces Cawthorn to a stammering mess over his 2020 election lies --Fox News hosts lie about their own vaccine mandate, claiming it is merely a protocol, a meaningless distinction without a practical difference --MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell now has a new deadline in his bogus attempts to restore Donald Trump to power, and it's the Tuesday before Thanksgiving of this year, November 23 --Voicemail caller congratulates David for an absolutely perfect ice cream recommendation --On the Bonus Show: Fed will ban policymakers from owning individual stocks, Ron DeSantis planning $5,000 bonus for unvaccinated police to relocate to Florida, TX Lt Gov pays out $25,000 to Democrat for reporting Republican voter fraud, much more... --Become a Supporter: --Follow us on Twitter: --Subscribe on YouTube: --Like us on Facebook: --Leave us a message at The David Pakman Show Voicemail Line (219)-2DAVIDP  

    12/30/21: More Voter Suppression, More COVID to End 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 61:27

    --On the Show: --Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene wants Democratic voters who move to Republican states to be barred from voting for a period of time --Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has been silent on COVID for nearly two weeks as Florida sets incredibly daily COVID records --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about Applebee's, left-wing self help figures, and our theme music --MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has yet another new deadline for an election fraud lawsuit, which he presents to Steve Bannon --Donald Trump accuses the House committee investigating the January 6 riots of "seeking evidence" that he committed crimes --Infowars conspiracy theorist propagandist now threatens Donald Trump with dishing "dirt" on him in retaliation for Trump's recent mild and accurate pro-vaccine comments --Wayne Allyn Root, a former David Pakman Show guest, is now calling for an "intervention" of Donald Trump over his support of vaccines --Comedian and podcast host Joe Rogan announces that his show in Vancouver, Canada is canceled due to the country's vaccine requirement, as he refuses to get vaccinated --Voicemail caller asks why anti-vaccine, pro-monoclonal antibody advocates never mention the long list of possible side effects from the antibody treatment --On the Bonus Show: Jury finds Ghislaine Maxwell guilty on 5 of 6 counts, states hoarding welfare funds as the need for aid grows, California prepares to increase minimum wage to $15 for 2022, much more...

    12/29/21: COVID Chaos & Insanity as CDC Changes Rules, Flight Mandate On Table

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 61:57

    --On the Show: --Absolutely COVID chaos breaks out with the CDC's changes to quarantine and isolation guidelines, record cases, nearly 20% positivity in New York City, and more --President Joe Biden says he will issue a domestic travel vaccine requirement if advised to do so by his medical advisers --President Joe Biden surpasses Donald Trump in the number of confirmed judges during his first year in office, confirming the largest number of judges in a first year dating back to Ronald Reagan's presidency --Republican Senator Rand Paul says Democrats "steal" elections by convincing voters to vote for them --Former Donald Trump adviser Peter Navarro admits how he and Steven Bannon planned to steal the 2020 election from Joe Biden --Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has completely melted down over Donald Trump's recent mild support for COVID vaccination --The Denver mass shooter from earlier this week has been identified as a known white supremacist alt-right misogynist with a substantial online paper trail --Voicemail caller explains his sister's anti-vaccine conspiracism, which has gone completely off the rails --On the Bonus Show: Former Dem Senator Harry Reid dead at 82, Oklahoma Republicans introduce bill to limit how slavery is taught in schools, Dr Oz and his wife unknowingly curse out a reporter on the phone, much more...

    12/28/21: Domestic Flight Vax Requirement in Focus, "Dead" Voters Found Alive

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 62:51

    --On the Show: --Steven Donziger, human rights attorney who helped indigenous groups in Ecuador win a $10 billion pollution judgement against Chevron and was subsequently imprisoned, joins David to discuss his work --Another investigation of 5000 supposedly "dead" 2020 voters finds that they are alive --Dr. Anthony Fauci stirs controversy by saying a domestic flight vaccine mandate would be "reasonable" --A group of conspiracy theorists got COVID from hanging out together and claimed that it was actually anthrax --Jared Schmeck, the man who spoke to Joe Biden on Christmas and told him "Let's Go Brandon" and later claimed he isn't a "Trumper," appears on Steve Bannon's show wearing a MAGA hat and claiming the election was stolen from Trump --Video surfaces of Republican Congressman Madison Cawthorn, now in the midst of a divorce, explaining how he met his wife, and it smells like a Russian kompromat operation --Donald Trump is now in major trouble with his anti-vaccine base, and he runs to Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene to try to clean up the mess --Voicemail caller correctly points out that even left wing YouTube viewers regularly have right wing content pushed on them --On the Bonus Show: CDC shortens COVID isolation & quarantine time for Omicron variant, judge to reconsider 110 year sentence for truck drive who killed 4, Tesla disabled video games in moving cars, much more... ❄️ Get 30% OFF any ChiliSleep sleep system at

    12/27/21: Omicron is EVERYWHERE as 2022 Could Go Either Way

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 60:41

    --On the Show: --The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is absolutely everywhere with an estimate 1 million daily confirmed cases, and presumably many more presumptive cases that never get tested --Right-wingers are absolutely titillated by a man speaking to Joe Biden on Christmas and telling him "let's go Brandon," later claiming it was a joke --Donald Trump brutally schools Candace Owens when she tries to go anti-vaccine on him during a bizarre interview --Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones turns on Donald Trump over his recent pro-vaccine statements, calling him "ignorant" and "evil" --Dr. Anthony Fauci is shocked at how dumb Donald Trump's supporters are for their anger at Trump's pointing out that the COVID vaccine is safe and works --Restaurant owner John Parney, who ignored Michigan's COVID shutdown laws, has died of COVID, but this one is a little bit different --A pointless Donald Trump interview on Newsmax conducted by Mike Huckabee takes a strange turn --Voicemail caller Troy York attempts to spread the completely baseless propaganda that former NFL player Demaryius Thomas died from the COVID vaccine, which is not true --On the Bonus Show: David shares stories from his California vacation, and much more...

    12/24/21: Manchin Costs Us Billions As Omicron Infections Soar

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 53:42

    --On the Show: --Producer Pat Ford fills in for David --An analysis by Goldman Sachs finds that Joe Manchin tanking the Build Back Better Act will cost the US economy $60 billion in the first three quarters of 2022 --Bernie Sanders offers to pay for a poll in West Virginia asking residents what they think about provisions in the Build Back Better Act --The Squad was right not to trust Joe Manchin would vote for the Democratic spending plan --COVID cases surge in the United States due to the Omicron variant, leading to new mandates and cancelations --The Omicron variant was less severe in South Africa but Americans may not be as lucky --A recent poll finds that the majority of Americans don't want Donald Trump to run for president again and the same is true for Joe Biden --There are eight major reasons for why the labor shortage continues in the United States --Steve Bannon supports Fox News host Jesse Watters over his threatening comments about Dr. Anthony Fauci and says to Fauci, "we're getting you" --Mark Meadows, Trump's former Chief of Staff, may get charged for no longer complying with the January 6th committee --On the Bonus Show: Pat has a COVID scare, Kim Potter found guilty in Daunte Wright shooting, Trump declares victory in the war on Christmas, and much more...

    12/23/21: GOP Fawns Over Kyle Rittenhouse And Biden Defers Student Loans

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 60:56

    --On the Show: --Farron Cousins, host of Farron Balanced and Ring of Fire Radio, fills in for David --The Food and Drug Administration approves Pfizer's COVID-19 treatment pill --President Biden announces that public student loan payments can be differed through May 1st affecting tens of millions of Americans --Donald Trump taunts New York Attorney General Letitia James, who is investigating him and his businesses, saying "she's not dealing with the Cuomo brothers" --Donald Trump announces that he is going to hold a propaganda news conference in Mar-a-Lago on January 6, 2022, the one-year anniversary of the Capitol riots --Conservative personality Tomi Lahren warns fellow right-wingers about turning Kyle Rittenhouse into a "rock star" --Texas Congressman Dan Crenshaw is trying to position himself as the rightful heir to Trump's political movement --Mitch McConnell tries to convince Joe Manchin to leave the Democrats and join the Republican Party --Republicans are ready to ramp up their voter suppression efforts ahead of the 2022 midterms --Madison Cawthorn says that if another American Civil War breaks out that conservatives will win --On the Bonus Show: Capitol rioter busted over wife's Facebook posts, Lauren Boebert admits to not understanding what government does, Elizabeth Warren slams corporate price gougers, and much more...

    12/22/21: Omicron Takes Over As Democrats Prepare to Corral Joe Manchin

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 59:49

    --On the Show: --Farron Cousins, host of Farron Balanced and Ring of Fire Radio, fills in for David --The Omicron variant is now responsible for 73% of new COVID infections in the United States --Republican Congressman Paul Gosar tells his anti-vax supporters to "stay the course" despite being vaccinated himself --Anthony Fauci calls for the firing of Fox News host Jesse Watters after Watters says people should go up to Fauci in public and go for a rhetorical "kill shot" by questioning his credibility --Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly says he had to console Donald Trump after Trump got booed at a recent event for admitting he got the COVID vaccine booster --Fox & Friends fill-in host Carly Shimkus implies that it's pointless to get vaccinated against COVID because there are sometimes breakthrough cases --While criticizing Senator Joe Manchin, actress Bette Midler insults West Virginians as "poor, illiterate, and strung out" before apologizing for her comments --Democrats say they're ready to play hardball with Joe Manchin going into 2022 --Republican Congressman Scott Perry refuses to cooperate with the January 6th committee's request for documents and testimony --Is the January 6th committee prepared for the mountain of evidence they'll need to investigate? --On the Bonus Show: Roger Stone blames Antifa for Capitol riots, Democrats may not change primary schedule after all, Biden approval hits historic low, and much more...

    12/21/21: Trump Booed as Republicans Turn on Each Other

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 59:41

    --On the Show: --Farron Cousins, host of Farron Balanced and Ring of Fire Radio, fills in for David --Donald Trump's own supporters boo him when he tells the crowd he received a COVID-19 booster shot --Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin says she would only get the COVID vaccine "over her dead body" --West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin says in private negotiations that he doesn't think poor Americans would spend financial assistance wisely --Even though Joe Manchin tanked the Build Back Better bill, that doesn't mean Republicans are off the hook --Donald Trump sues New York Attorney General Letitia James in an attempt to stop an investigation into his finances and business dealings --Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton spent $2.2 million this year in order to close three cases of voter fraud --Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is pledging $5 million to investigate and enforce the alleged breaking of election laws --Steve Bannon says that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell poses a "direct challenge" to Donald Trump and has "betrayed" the Republican Party --Roger Stone throws Steve Bannon under the bus over the January 6th Capitol riot investigation --Alex Jones sues the January 6th congressional committee in an attempt to block its access to his phone records --On the Bonus Show: Texas Republicans try banning books, right-wingers ready to seize power if Trump loses again, NIH Director says Trump pressured him to push unproven COVID treatments, and much more...

    12/20/21: Manchin Kills Build Back Better As Young Voters Give Up on Biden

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 59:53

    --On the Show: --Farron Cousins, host of Farron Balanced and Ring of Fire Radio, fills in for David --Senator Joe Manchin goes on Fox News Sunday with Bret Baier and announces he will not support Joe Biden's Build Back Better legislation, effectively killing the bill --Young voters disapprove of President Biden's job performance so far by a near two-to-one margin --Joe Biden confirms forty federal judges in his first year in office, more than doubling the amount Donald Trump was able to confirm in his first year --Fox News host Tucker Carlson and his guest Jesse Kelly claim the American military is no longer "manly" enough --Ron DeSantis seeks to ban the teaching of critical race theory in schools as part of the Florida Governor's latest attempt to champion the right-wing side of the culture war --Dominion Voting Systems' defamation lawsuit against Fox News is allowed to move forward meaning the conservative network may soon have to settle to avoid further embarrassment --In an unprecedented move, the Republican National Committee has agreed to pay $1.6 million of Donald Trump's legal bills --Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen announces a lawsuit against Donald Trump for alleged "retaliatory imprisonment" --Federal judges warn that the January 6th Capitol riots present an "ongoing risk to the nation" --Stop The Steal Founder Ali Alexander sues to stop the January 6th commission from obtaining his phone records --On the Bonus Show: Republican lawmaker dies from COVID, Bret Baier turns on fellow Fox hosts over January 6th texts, Trump and Bill O'Reilly's speaking tour flops, and much more...

    12/17/21: Tucker Launches Kyle Rittenhouse Series as Trump Emails Get More Insane

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 62:07

    --On the Show: --Fox News propagandist Tucker Carlson is launching an entire series on the Kyle Rittenhouse trial --Donald Trump's team is sending out wacky fundraising emails claiming that the former president has been right about everything --Caller doesn't think Bernie Sanders should run for president for a third time --Caller isn't convinced that Democrats actually care about winning --Caller wonders if Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is the future of the Democratic Party --Caller questions why Democrats don't play the same dirty political games as Republicans --Caller believes either Joe Biden or Kamala Harris would lose to Donald Trump in 2024 --Caller's mom doesn't want to get vaccinated --Caller wonders about the future of democracy --David reviews some of the latest messages from fans of the show --On the Bonus Show: The Friday Bonus Show featuring Producer Pat

    12/16/21: Vaccination Gap Now Outrageous As Omicron Spreads

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 64:08

    --On the Show: --Sam Quinones, author of the New York Times bestseller "Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic, and most recently, "The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth," joins David to discuss opiate and meth addiction, treatment, the drug war, and more. Get the book: --A shocking partisan vaccination gap has opened, with 96% of Democrats vaccinated, but only 54% of Republicans --Newsmax host Chris Salcedo delivers one of the most ignorant rants about climate change we've ever seen --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about the term "Karen," the White House's COVID Omicron warning, and more --Former President Donald Trump endorses Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert for re-election --Nancy Pelosi rejects the possibility of a stock-trading ban for members of Congress --As Omicron takes over, COVID vaccine booster mandates begin, and the UK sets COVID case records --Voicemail caller comments on the Air Force discharging 27 servicemembers for refusing the COVID vaccine --On the Bonus Show: Build Back Better isn't happening this year, New Zealand's new cigarette ban, car break-ins explode in San Francisco bay area, much more...

    12/15/21: 1st Hint at Criminal Charges, Total Chaos Over Riot Texts

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 60:24

    --On the Show: --Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney hints at possible criminal charges for Donald Trump during a hearing in the January 6 Trump riot committee --Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell might be ready to abandon pro-Trump Republicans --The first slate of military servicemembers are discharged for COVID vaccine refusal, starting with 27 individuals in the Air Force --Right wing propaganda network OAN is so outrageous, it almost makes Newsmax sound reasonable --Demands grow for Ivanka Trump's text messages related to the January 6 Trump riots to be released --Tucker Carlson says on his program that "in many ways" the Trump rioters "were correct" --Absolute chaos erupts on Fox News when Sean Hannity, Geraldo Rivera, and Dan Bongino talk about Hannity's January 6 text messages to Donald Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows --Kyle Rittenhouse's hero tour continues as he will be a speaker at an upcoming Turning Point USA event --Voicemail caller asks why other left wing media figures aren't calling out Joe Rogan's misinformation the way that David has been --On the Bonus Show: Cornell shuts down Ithaca campus over omicron, Biden set to pass Trump in first year judicial confirmations, House passes Uyghur forced labor bill, much more...

    12/14/21: MICHAEL COHEN Interview, Trump Riot Texts Exposed

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 62:55

    --On the Show: --Michael Cohen, former personal attorney to Donald Trump, host of the Mea Culpa podcast, and author of the book "Disloyal: A Memoir," joins David to discuss his work with Trump, his time in prison, his predictions for the future, and much more. Get the book: --A viral video of South Dakota teachers scrambling for dollar bills for classroom supplies is another dystopian horror framed as fun and comedy --Donald Trump's former Chief of Staff Mark Meadows used a personal mobile phone, two personal Gmail accounts, and the encrypted messaging app Signal for White House business --Republican Senator Roger Marshall insists that he won fair and square in his 2020 election, but cannot say the same about Joe Biden's defeat of Donald Trump --Dr. Mehmet Oz, Republican Senate candidate in Pennsylvania, is furious that he will be referred to as "Mehmet Oz" rather than "Dr. Oz" by some publications --The latest Republican Trump scam is an event promoted as "Dinner with Trump" in which Donald Trump will not actually be at dinner with the "winner" --Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney reveals text messages sent to Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on the day of the Trump riots from Fox News hosts as well as Donald Trump Jr, and they are shocking --The Eggman leaves a voicemail that after 14 years, he had to skip past the Jim Breuer segment on Monday's show --On the Bonus Show: Elon Musk is Time's Person of the Year, Derek Chauvin expected to plead guilty in George Floyd civil rights case, the right is weaponizing recall elections, much more...

    12/13/21: COVID is "Feminine" is New Battle As Wallace Quits Fox News

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 58:26

    --On the Show: --Chris Wallace quits Fox News and will join CNN on their upcoming streaming platform, CNN+ --Tucker Carlson now says that getting sick with COVID is "feminizing" --A leaked powerpoint shows that the entire Donald Trump January 6 coup plan was in writing, and very specific --Comedian Jim Breuer delivers a cringeworthy performance at a "Reawaken America" event --Donald Trump is interviewed by Laura Ingraham and it's as pathetic as it is disturbing, considering what they are likely planning for 2022 and 2024 --The League of United Latin American Citizens" officially drops its use of the term "Latinx," a very welcome decision --Anti-vaccine Republican William Hartmann, also a major pusher of the big lie that Trump won the 2020 election, has died of COVID --Voicemail caller asks what the fallout would have been if Donald Trump had indeed died of COVID --On the Bonus Show: CA Gov wants TX-like law to ban assault weapons, insulin prices could change big if Dems get their way, Rand Paul's hypocritical begging for relief, much more...

    12/10/21: Republican's Wacky COVID Cure, Economic Indicators Look Really Good

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 60:35

    --On the Show: --Republican Senator Ron Johnson suggests gargling with mouthwash as a way to treat COVID, which mouthwash manufacturers say is not a good idea --Despite the pessimism and media panic, economic indicators under Joe Biden signal the fastest economist recovery in history --Caller talks about a political realignment --Caller suspects Democrats failed on voter suppression messaging --Caller wonders if Trumpism broke historical trends --Caller discusses the New York City mayorship --Caller talks about Spanish language right-wing radio in south Florida --Caller beings up Donald Trump and the deep state --On the Bonus Show: Jesse Smollett found guilty of staging a hoax, Letitia James ends run for New York governor, Fox News's Christmas tree set on fire, and much more... ⚠️ Use code PAKMAN for a free supply of BlueChew at

    12/9/21: Trump on Trump Violence As Ukraine Invasion in Focus

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 58:39

    --On the Show: --Democratic California Congressman Ro Khanna joins David to discuss supply chain shortages, inflation, Build Back Better, gas prices, the Freedom Caucus, and much more --Joe Biden's White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki laughed off the idea of free COVID tests sent to Americans, but it's actually exactly what we need --Democratic Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley moves to remove Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert from her committee assignments for her disgusting recent "Jihad Squad" videos --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden, Senators Sinema and Manchin, and "Let's Go Brandon" --Despite vocal opposition to vaccine mandates, right wing network Newsmax confirms that employees must be vaccinated to go to their holiday party in New York City --Donald Trump is completely incoherent in a dishonest and pathetic interview on Newsmax with his own former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer --Trumpian lawyer Lin Wood attacks Trumpian Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene in the latest Trump-on-Trump violence --Voicemail caller finds a sinister anagram in "Delta Omicron" --On the Bonus Show: Germany's new Chancellor, Senate votes to repeal Biden's vaccine mandate, SCOTUS ready to make taxpayers fund religious schools, much more...

    12/8/21: Biden Warns Putin, COVID Cases Explode

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 61:05

    --On the Show: --President Joe Biden warns Russian President Vladimir Putin not to invade Ukraine, or there will be significant economic consequences --COVID cases are spiking dramatically, but is the cause actually the omicron variant? --Donald Trump's next coup attempt has already started --Republican Congressman Dan Crenshaw slams Marjorie Taylor Greene and other "Freedom Caucus" members as grifters --Radical right wing media personality Stew Peters wildly claims that the flu or COVID that he currently has was targeted at him like a weapon --Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz has spoken to Donald Trump about making him Speaker of the House in 2022 if Republicans win back the House --Fox News propagandist Tucker Carlson sides with Vladimir Putin on the Ukraine issue --Mark Meadows reveals that Donald Trump was so sick with COVID that at one point he could not even hold a briefcase --The Eggman calls in to recount a conversation he recently had with a Republican --On the Bonus Show: Judge blocks Biden vaccine mandate, suicide pods now legal in Switzerland, progressives in Congress backing 4-day work week, much more...

    12/7/21: Omicron News Isn't Terrible, Trump Admits to Crime

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 63:40

    --On the Show: --Stanley McChrystal, retired United States Army General and author of the book "Risk: A User's Guide," joins David to discuss risk, Afghanistan, and much more --Dr. Anthony Fauci cautiously states that early data about the omicron COVID variant suggests it is less severe --New York City launches the strictest vaccination mandate in the country thus far --President Joe Biden has had a cough and strained voice for months, and it's fine to ask about it --Fox News host Jeanine Pirro blames "liberal school personnel" for the recent mass school shooting in Michigan --Donald Trump again admits to obstruction of justice during a recent interview with Fox News' Mark Levin --Donald Trump is relegated to ranting about the 2020 election to dinner guests --Voicemail caller asks whether David still speaks to Dave Rubin --On the Bonus Show: Devin Nunes resigning from Congress to run Trump's media company, San Francisco will delay cannabis business tax, Chris Cuomo also leaves his SiriusXM job after sexual harassment allegations, much more...

    12/6/21: Drone War Scales Way Down, Republican COVID Deaths Scale Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 60:20

    --On the Show: --Without much fanfare, President Joe Biden has scaled back the drone war to almost zero --White supremacists from the group Patriot Front, formerly Vanguard America, storm Washington DC over the weekend wearing masks and marching to "reclaim America" --Donald Trump Jr announces on Twitter that he trusts Joe Rogan more than Dr. Fauci, a statement emblematic of much of what is wrong with critical thinking in the United States --Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene bizarrely likens COVID to cancer when tweeting about COVID guidelines and protocols --The COVID death rate since May 2021 is now nearly three times higher in heavy Trump-voting counties compared to heavy Biden-voting counties --Conspiracy theorists seem confused about their own theories as they claim that both JFK and JFK Jr are actually still alive --Donald Trump puts out a barely intelligible statement containing a double negative, which hilariously turns out to be correct --Donald Trump publishes a cursed and disturbing video welcoming attendees to Japanese CPAC --New voicemail caller, straight out of central casting, does not like the show --On the Bonus Show: Bob Dole dead at 98, debt collectors can now text email and DM, David Perdue will challenge GA Governor Brian Kemp, much more...

    12/3/21: Another Anti-Vaxxer Death, Tucker Strangely Obsessed

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 60:34

    --On the Show: --Marcus Lamb, an anti-vaccine Christian broadcaster who has supported the use of Ivermectin and Hycroxychloroquine to treat COVID, has died of COVID --Tucker Carlson, apparently obsessed with CNN reporter Brian Stelter, covers the story of Stelter firing his kids' nanny because she refused to get vaccinated --Caller asks about making the political situation worse to make it better --Caller talks about the new policy to require a 24-hour COVID test for travel --Caller shares his experience with autism --Caller discusses worker strikes --Caller can't believe American militia and gun culture --Caller's church is full of Trump supporters --Caller wonders if the US should have a complete vaccine mandate --David responds to some of the latest viewer emails --On the Bonus Show: Biden announces winter COVID plan, Mark Meadows calls his own book fake news, man eats at Six Flags every day to save money, and much more...

    12/2/21: Omicron Arrives, Rioter Prosecutions Continue

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 63:38

    --On the Show: --Jefferson Morley, author and editor of the blog JFK Facts, and editor of The Deep States website, joins David to discuss the JFK papers, conspiracy theories, and much more --Cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant are unsurprisingly confirmed in the United States as we will do not know the severity and potential danger caused by this variant --Stacey Abrams announces that she is again running for Georgia Governor in 2022 --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about YouTube likes, open borders, the Supreme Court, and much more --January 6 Trump rioter Danny Rodriguez' police interrogation video has been released, and it is fascinating --Donald Trump participates in a completely off the wall interview with Nigel Farage, the right wing British politician --Joe Rogan has a conspiracy theory about COVID vaccines and monoclonal antibodies --Voicemail caller wants to know why David isn't talking about Hunter Biden --On the Bonus Show: Biden nearly ended the drone war, Roe v. Wade's future in doubt, several TV stations pull Dr. Oz after his Senate run announcement, much more...

    12/1/21: Dr. Oz is Running, Chris Cuomo Is Suspended

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 61:26

    --On the Show: --Unemployment claims hit their lowest in 52 years as November job growth exceeds expectations   --CNN has suspended Chris Cuomo over his involvement in using media sources to find information about the women accusing his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo   --Television Doctor Mehmet Oz is running for Senate as a Republican in Pennsylvania, and he is a disgrace to the medical community and the country   --Fox News welcomes the Republican Senate candidacy of Dr. Mehmet Oz with open arms and softball interviews   --Jeffrey Epstein's former pilot, Lawrence Paul Visoski, Jr, reveals that Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, and other notable figures were passengers on Epstein's private plane --Donald Trump's disgraced former fraud lawyer Sidney Powell is now under federal investigation --Donald Trump knew he had COVID during his 2020 debate with Joe Biden according to claims from former Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, as revealed in a new book --Donald Trump started to refuse intelligence briefings immediately after the January 6 Trump riots, which is actually most likely a good thing --Voicemail caller Jen from Providence asks for advice in how to be around a Jewish friend on Christmas --On the Bonus Show: ASU says Rittenhouse no longer a student, court upholds California gun restriction, Kim Potter trial begins, and much more...

    11/30/21: Something Changed and the Propaganda is Increasing

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 62:18

    --On the Show: --Nicholas Christakis, Sterling Professor of Social Natural Science at Yale University and author of Apollo's Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live, joins David to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on American society and much more. Get the book: --Indistinguishable from satire, Republican Senator Tom Cotton tells Fox Host Laura Ingraham that there were no shortages of anything under Donald Trump, despite the opposite being true --Fox News guest Lara Logan likens Dr. Anthony Fauci to Nazi doctor Josef Mengele --In a Fox News segment, host Jon Scott and his guest attack Joe Biden for the low vaccination rate in the US, which Fox News is partially responsible for causing --Andrew Yang appears to be upset about reaction to his answer to a question about white supremacy during our interview last week --Fox News reporter Peter Doocy's attempted gotcha questions of Joe Biden's White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki have become boring and pedantic --Republican Congresswoman Nancy Mace plays one character on Fox News and a completely different character on CNN --Former intelligence officer John L. Helgerson explains that giving intelligence briefings to Donald Trump was the most difficult for the CIA of any president --The Eggman calls in to express his displeasure at David's Thanksgiving holiday break --On the Bonus Show: Tulsi Gabbard finds proof America isn't racist, CNN host Chris Cuomo used sources to find info on brother's accusers, Texas father shoots daughter dead while hunting, much more...

    11/29/21: Omicron Fear & Panic Spreads Quickly

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 61:58

    --On the Show: --Corporate media stokes panic and participates in the chaos leading to a stock market decline over the Omicron COVID variant, about which we actually know very little as of today --The White House announces that President Joe Biden "intends" to run for re-election in 2024 --As the Omicron COVID variant becomes the top pandemic topic, COVID and vaccine disinformation explode from the American right wing --Dr. Anthony Fauci drops the hammer on Republican Senator Ted Cruz when asked about Cruz' recent statement that Dr Fauci should be "prosecuted" --Donald Trump is so petty and pathetic in his recent interview on Fox News that not even propaganda host Sean Hannity can save him --Hillary Clinton gets some details correct, and some very wrong, in her recent statements about cryptocurrency --End times preacher Sharon Gilbert tells a bizarre and absurd story about her husband's body being invaded by an alien in the middle of the night, possibly Xerxes, or Jesus, which tried to have sex with her --Televangelist Kenneth Copeland performs a bizarre ritual to "kill" the flue virus "in his colon" --Voicemail caller tells David he will soon be "sued" over being "wrong" about Kyle Rittenhouse --On the Bonus Show: Thanksgiving break stories from David and Pat, US libraries report spike in organized attempts to ban books in schools, much more...

    11/26/21: GOP Votes For Shutdown, Unvaxxed Getting Fired (CLASSIC EPISODE FROM 9/29/21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 57:40

    THANKSGIVING WEEKEND / CLASSIC EPISODE FROM SEPTEMBER 29, 2021 --On the Show: --Republicans vote for a government shutdown and for the US to default on its debt in the latest pathetic display of partisanship led by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell --175 hospital workers have been fired in North Carolina for refusing to get vaccinated, and various health systems are having to do the same thing --Fox News propagandist Tucker Carlson says that people are being "forced" to get fake vaccination cards during a deranged segment on his program --Fox News panelist Jessica Tarlov crushes Jesse Watters and Dan Bongino, who try to spread disinformation about crime in the United States --Donald Trump reportedly skipped receiving anesthesia during a colonoscopy in order to prevent Mike Pence from temporarily assuming the power of the Presidency, according to the new book "I'll Take Your Questions Now" by Stephanie Grisham --Donald Trump reportedly told Russian President Vladimir Putin that he had to pretend to be more tough on him in public, according to the new book "I'll Take Your Questions Now" by Stephanie Grisham --Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott is now completely underwater with 51% of voters saying they would not vote to re-elect him --Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz has hired a bevy of lawyers who specialized in defending sex crimes, signaling potential trouble upcoming for him --Voicemail caller asks whether the "Blacks for Trump" group that is prominent at Trump rallies is actually a real group --On the Bonus Show: NBA anti-vaxxers trying to push league around, mail delivery about to get permanently slower, NYC can proceed with vaccinate mandate, much more...

    11/25/21: Haitian Migrant Crisis Drags Biden as GOP Self-Humiliates (CLASSIC EPISODE FROM 9/23/21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 58:46

    THANKSGIVING WEEKEND / CLASSIC EPISODE FROM SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 --On the Show: --Lee McIntyre, Research Fellow at the Center for Philosophy and History of Science at Boston University and author of the book "How to Talk to a Science Denier Conversations with Flat Earthers, Climate Deniers, and Others Who Defy Reason," joins David to discuss how to most effectively talk to science deniers and anti-vaxxers. Get the book: --Is President Joe Biden fumbling his response to the Haitian border situation, allowing his approval rating to drop further while giving Republicans oxygen to criticize him? --Desperate Fox News reporter Peter Doocy tries another gotcha question with White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, this time on the topic of the Haitian border situation --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about Tulsi Gabbard, COVID vs the 1918 flu, and much more --Former Trump advisor Steven Bannon admits that he was involved in planning the January 6 rally with Donald Trump as a means to hurt Joe Biden's presidency before it even started --Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene makes a mockery of the House of Representatives with meme-filled speech on the floor of the House --Former Donald Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn suggests that vaccines will be secretly put in salad dressing to get people to be vaccinated --Voicemail caller asks whether David will interview more people from the personal financial influencer/YouTube space --On the Bonus Show: McConnell & GOP denounce games while they play horrible games, Matthew McConaughey could be viable TX Gov candidate, McDonald's phasing out plastic toys, much more... --Become a Supporter: --Follow us on Twitter: --Subscribe on YouTube: --Like us on Facebook: --Leave us a message at The David Pakman Show Voicemail Line (219)-2DAVIDP

    11/24/21: Conservatives Quit Fox Over Tucker And Trump Attorneys Ordered to Pay Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 61:49

    --On the Show: --Two political commentators, Jonah Goldberg and Stephen Hayes, resign from Fox News over Tucker Carlson's "Patriot Purge" documentary about January 6th --Two Trump attorneys, Gary Fielder and Ernest John Walker, are ordered to pay $180,000 to defendants for legal fees over bogus 2020 election fraud lawsuits --Caller asks about Joe Biden's Attorney General Merrick Garland --Caller talks about the Republican practice of claiming voter fraud whenever they lose elections --Caller asks about identity politics --Caller questions if the right wing will get violent if they keep losing elections --Caller wonders if it's time to move beyond money --Caller doesn't like Greg Gutfeld's nighttime "comedy" show on Fox News --David responds to some of the latest viewer emails --On the Bonus Show: David and Pat discuss their Thanksgiving plans

    11/23/21: Rittenhouse Talks to Tucker, US Backslides to Authoritarianism

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 61:47

    --On the Show: --Andrew Yang, entrepreneur, former Democratic presidential candidate, former New York City mayoral candidate, and author of the new book "Forward: Notes on the Future of Our Democracy," joins David to discuss his third party, tribalism, division, and much more. Get the book: --Kyle Rittenhouse appears on Tucker Carlson's Fox News program to begin the process of being made a national hero to the American right wing --The United States is listed as a "backsliding democracy" for the first time ever by the International IDEA think tank on the basis of the deterioration of civil liberties --Democrat Beto O'Rourke announces that he is running for Texas Governor against incumbent Republican Greg Abbott --Alex Jones and Roger Stone are subpoenaed by the committee investigating the January 6th Trump riots --Voicemail caller respectfully corrects David on a recent math error related to expected value --On the Bonus Show: Attorneys deliver closing statements in trial over Ahmaud Arbery's killing, cash scattered across California freeway causes chaos, COVID spike as bad as last November in some parts of the country, much more...

    11/22/21: Protests Turn Violent as Dems 2022 Could Be Disaster

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 60:25

    --On the Show: --Democrats are potentially facing a historic defeat in 2022 and warnings from people like political scientist Rachel Bitecofer and others should not be ignored --COVID protests around the world turn violent, including in the Netherlands, Austria, Italy, Belgium, the Caribbean, and more --Donald Trump has "written" a book, and it's a picture book with captions for the pictures that read like Trump's tweets --Trump is interviewed about his picture book by Fox News' Mark Levin and it's as embarrassing as any interview Trump has ever done --Fox Host Pete Hegseth is triggered when interviewed by Mediaite's Aidan McLaughlin about his criticism of Joe Biden's vaccine mandate despite Fox News having its own stricter mandate --Hundreds of Proud Boys jump the turnstiles on the New York subway, a crime for which black teenagers are often detained and arrested --Republican insiders reveal that Donald Trump is furious that Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is growing more popular among Republicans --A weekend of conspiracies plaguing the American right wing, including about replacing Kamala Harris, vaccines, religious prophecy, and much more --Voicemail call wonders whether high Canadian gas prices are also Joe Biden's fault, since Republicans are blaming him for high American gas prices --On the Bonus Show: Trump mega-donor Louis DeJoy in jeopardy as Postmaster General, NYC wants to limit AI hiring tools, Trump's estate tax giveaway triggered 50% drop in IRS revenue, much more...

    11/19/21: The Trump Fraud People Are Inside the House

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 59:58

    --On the Show: --Virginia Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin is mad that the media cares that his own son tried to vote illegally, twice --Former Trump election fraud lawyer Cleta Mitchell has been named to the Board of Advisors for the federal Election Assistance Commission --Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is now begging his viewers for money as a result of the defamation lawsuit he recently lost related to the Sandy Hook tragedy of 2012 --Caller discusses immigration open borders --Caller talks about gas prices and electric cars --Caller takes issue with some portions of the left --Caller discusses anti-vax sentiment in Europe --Caller talks about Donald Trump taking power without winning the 2024 election --Caller brings up the Kyle Rittenhouse trial --David responds to viewer emails --On the Bonus Show: The world-famous Friday Bonus Show with Producer Pat

    11/18/21: More Rioters Sentences, More Anti-Vax Nonsense

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 60:53

    --On the Show: --Geoffrey West, theoretical physicist and professor at the Sante Fe Institute, joins David to discuss his book Scale: The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Sustainability, and the Pace of Life in Organisms, Cities, Economies, and Companies. Get the book: --Jacob Chansley, known as the "Q-Anon Shaman" from the January 6 Trump riots, is sentenced to 41 months in prison --Polish nationalists shout "death to Jews" while burning books about Jews at a rally --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, Hatriot Mail, and more --The FBI raids the home of Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert's former campaign manager, Tina Peters, in what doesn't look like an auspicious situation for anyone involved --Lunatic anti-vaccine osteopathic doctor Sherri Tenpenny delivers an insane rant at the "Re-Awaken America" rally where she says vaccinating children against COVID is a "late term abortion" --Bruce Schroeder, the judge in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, tells a story about when "a black" was in a jury for one of his trials --Possibly the most xenophobic voicemail that we've ever received --On the Bonus Show: Republican Paul Gosar censured over AOC anime video, Republican-backed bill would decriminalize marijuana, investigating high gas prices, much more...

    11/17/21: COVID Returning, Propaganda Spreading

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 58:55

    --On the Show: --COVID cases continue to climb, now up 22% globally and 16% in the United States with an uncertain future trajectory --Former Republican New Jersey Governor is humiliated by MSNBC host Nicole Wallace during an interview about his new book, "Republican Rescue" --A Republican is sentenced for voting under his deceased wife's name in Nevada --The Republican civil war continues, as Wyoming Republicans vote not to recognize Republican Liz Cheney as a Republican --Donald Trump is interviewed by MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, and it's potentially the worst interview of all time --MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has a new deadline, saying that the Trump "voter fraud" case is coming on November 23, next week --We take a look at absolutely horrifying Trump propaganda aimed directly at children, despite Republican claims that the left is trying to "brainwash" kids --Former gay man and former media darling Milo Yiannopoulos is now selling virgin Mary statues on the Christian equivalent of the Home Shopping Network --The Eggman calls in to ask when Kyle Rittenhouse will appear on the Joe Rogan podcast --On the Bonus Show: GOP has enough safe seats to win back House, United Airlines resumes liquor sales, Bernie to vote no on defense spending bill, and much more...

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