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

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    9/27/21: AZ "Audit" Confirms What We All Knew as Germany Moves Left

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 57:58


    --On the Show: --Germany appears to shift left, with German Social Democrats beating conservatives in a vote to determine Angela Merkel's successor --CNN's Brian Stelter believes that the increase in bizarre Donald Trump interviews, the rise in Trump-related disinformation, and the increase in conspiracy theories signal that a storm is brewing --Donald Trump holds a rally in Georgia at which he completely melts down, shifts goalposts to 2022's midterm election, falsely claims that the Arizona "audit" shows he won the state in 2020, and many more outrageous things --The much-awaited results of the Arizona 2020 presidential election "audit" show that Joe Biden actually defeated Donald Trump by even more than previously reported --Fox News has apparently banned Donald Trump's former lawyer Rudy Giuliani --Two people have died from what is suspected to be Ivermectin toxicity --Anti-vaxxers are now inhaling hydrogen peroxide vapor for treating or preventing COVID-19, which has not been shown to work and is extremely dangerous --Voicemail caller "San Antonio troll" reappears after a long hiatus to deliver a confused and mistaken diatribe against things David hasn't actually said, without making any sense whatsoever --On the Bonus Show: TX announces audit of 2020 votes, federal judge blocks vaccine mandate for NYC teachers, 3D-printed vaccine patch appears effective, much more... ❄️ Get 20% OFF any ChiliSleep sleep system at https://chilisleep.com/pakman


    9/24/21: What Do the Next 6 Months Look Like?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 58:29

    --On the Show: --Republican Congressman Madison Cawthorn's opponent, Jasmin Beach-Ferra, suggests Cawthorn is ripe for becoming a domestic terrorist in a campaign ad --Donald Trump sues his own niece, Mary Trump, as well as the New York Times, over a Pulitzer-prize winning story about his taxes --Caller asks why the left doesn't appreciate free markets --Caller wonders if Beto O'Rourke has a chance of defeating Greg Abbott to become Governor of Texas --Caller talks about whether lack of regulation can create demand in the market --Caller discusses the media's coverage of Gabby Petito's death --Caller talks about proportional representation and the two party system --Caller discusses homelessness in Los Angeles --David reviews emails from the audience in the show's latest recurring segment --On the Bonus Show: Richest 400 families pay less in taxes than average Americans, Lauren Boebert used campaign funds to pay for rent and utilities, and much more...

    9/23/21: Haitian Migrant Crisis Drags Biden as GOP Self-Humiliates

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 59:56

    --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: https://amzn.to/3zB7T3Q --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...

    9/22/21: COVID Cases Decline, Propagandists Claim Vaccine Deaths

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 59:02


    --On the Show: --COVID cases are down 20% in the United States, and multiple conflicting hypotheses as to why are being presented --Despite the claims of various propagandists, there is no evidence that COVID vaccines are causing deaths --Fox News host Tucker Carlson wildly repeats the unfounded claim that COVID vaccines might have killed "thousands" of people --Brazil's unvaccinated President, Jair Bolsonaro, is forced to eat pizza on the sidewalk in New York City, which requires proof of COVID vaccination for indoor dining --Donald Trump's lawyer's absurd 6-point plan to steal the 2020 election is leaked, and it's as outrageous as anybody could have imagined --Bill Gates gives bizarre answers to PBS' Judy Woodruff when asked about his previous meetings and relationship with the late Jeffrey Epstein --Donald Trump's fraud lawyer Sidney Powell absurdly claims that Democrats killed a staffer of former Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler, who died in a car accident during the 2020 campaign --Anti-vaccine reality show couple Tristan and Dusty Graham have both died of COVID --Voicemail caller perfectly parodies anti-vaccine caller "Eric from Massachusetts" --On the Bonus Show: 400 indigenous women missing in last decade, House bill would blow up huge IRA's of superwealthy, Amazon lobbying US government to make cannabis legal, much more... ☕ Get up to 40% off + free shipping on Four Sigmatic coffee: https://foursigmatic.com/pakman ❄️ Get 20% OFF any ChiliSleep sleep system at https://chilisleep.com/pakman ⚕️ Get 50% off your first month of SteadyMD at https://steadymd.com/pakman


    9/21/21: TX COVID Hellscape Worsens As Cases Decline Nationally

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 61:20


    --On the Show: --Spencer Headworth, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Purdue University, Affiliated Scholar of the American Bar Foundation, and author of the book "Policing Welfare: Punitive Adversarialism in Public Assistance," joins David to discuss his book. Get it here: https://amzn.to/3CvM1Zt --Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott's approval rating collapses as COVID deaths have climbed in Texas, and Abbott becomes a target for removal by soon-to-announce 2022 candidate Beto O'Rourke --A new report says that former President Donald Trump is working to remove Mitch McConnell as Senate leader --A daughter partially blames Tucker Carlson's propaganda and misinformation for the COVID death of her unvaccinated father --Gregg Prentice, a 61-year-old bookkeeper for the Hillsborough County, Florida, Republican Party, has died of COVID after spreading anti-vax propaganda, and did not share his login and password with anyone else at the local GOP office --Radical Republican Congressman Madison Cawthorn brings a large knife to a school board meeting, which is against the law, but will not be charged --Fox News is reportedly refusing to air Mike Lindell's MyPillow ads --Voicemail caller asks how to stay mentally sane despite consuming news, which is mostly negative --On the Bonus Show: Mitch McConnell says Republicans will vote for US to default on debt, FDA recommends boosters only for older & high-risk, fake meat companies want to appeal to meat lovers, much more... ❄️ Get 20% OFF any ChiliSleep sleep system at https://chilisleep.com/pakman


    9/20/21: 2nd Trump Riot Fortunately Fails, But 2022 Ramps Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 56:42


    --On the Show: --The possible second Trump riot in Washington DC fortunately failed to become much of anything, with only a few dozens protesters showing up, dramatically outnumbered by members of the media covering the event --Is the influence of Trumpism evaporating, as we saw a devastating loss for Trumpist California Gubernatorial recall candidate Larry Elder, and a total failure for almost anyone to show up to the "Justice for J6" rally in Washington DC this weekend? --US CENTCOM Commander General Kenneth McKenzie admits that the recent drone strike in Afghanistan killed civilians, not terrorists, and apologizes --Unhinged Newsmax host Grant Stinchfield melts down when a veteran tries to blame Trump for the chaos in Afghanistan, cutting him off and screaming at the camera --Tucker Carlson praises a deranged anti-vaccine meltdown by his guest, comedian Jim Breuer, who even barked like a seal during the Fox News segment --Radical Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene publishes fascist propaganda as her 2022 campaign ad --Confused radical Trumpist Congressman Madison Cawthorn says it is "illegal" for airlines to require vaccinations --Voicemail caller explains that a fellow social studies teacher in his school was caught playing "Prager U" videos for his classroom, until a student complained --On the Bonus Show: Poverty fell in 2020 thanks to stimulus checks and unemployment assistance, Walmart and Ford team up on self-driving delivery, Beto O'Rourke preparing to run for Texas Governor, much more... ⚕️ Get 50% off your first month of SteadyMD at https://steadymd.com/pakman


    9/17/21: Iodine is Latest COVID "Cure" as Radio Hosts Keep Dying

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 59:46

    --On the Show: --The latest anti-vaxxer COVID prevention method is gargling with iodine --At least 7 anti-vaccine, anti-mask, and/or COVID-skeptical right wing radio hosts have died of COVID-19 --Caller's professor is spreading anti-vaccine propaganda --Caller wonders about the idea of endless economic growth --Caller asks why members of Congress would vote to raise their own taxes --Caller confronts David about why he's not a socialist --Caller finds it worrisome that fans are chanting "F*** Joe Biden" at sporting events --Caller is a Florida mom considering taking her kid out of public school over their lack of COVID protocols --Caller wonders what the end game is of people refusing the vaccine --Caller talks about needing a negative COVID test to come to the United States --David responds to viewer emails --On the Bonus Show: The infamous Friday Bonus Show with Producer Pat hosting

    9/16/21: "Rigged" is the New Election Strategy for GOP

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 57:31


    --On the Show: --Michael Sandel, Professor of Political Philosophy at Harvard University and author of the book "The Tyranny of Merit: Can we find the Common Good?" joins David to discuss meritocracy, inequality, and much more. Get the book: https://amzn.to/3EyqXUb --The new Republican strategy for the foreseeable future is to call any election they don't win "rigged," and its implications are very dangerous --Despite numerous Fox News hosts attacking vaccine requirements on air, Fox News has instituted a stricter vaccine, test, and mask policy than the Biden administration has recommended --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about Matt Gaetz, at-home COVID tests, the educational system, and more --Donald Trump wants General Mark Milley charged with treason for exposing Trump's unhinged nature and idiocy --Pop star Nicki Minaj is debunked by health officials from Trinidad after her viral tweet claiming her cousin's friend's testicles swelled after receiving the COVID vaccine, costing him his wedding --Trump associate Roger Stone is served with a lawsuit by process servers while live on the air being interviewed by Real Talk 93.3 in St. Louis --Voicemail caller defends the woman deliberately coughing on people at a Nebraska grocery store who was eventually fired by her employer, SAP --On the Bonus Show: Biden & UK to help Australia acquire nuclear submarines, lawmakers push Facebook to abandon Instagram for Kids, Justice Dept seeks emergency order to block TX abortion law, much more...


    9/15/21: CA Defeats Recall, General Makes Major Allegation

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 57:41


    --On the Show: --Republicans are completely humiliated in resounding defeat for their attempt to recall Democratic California Governor Gavin Newsom, who easily avoided recall, with the top challenger being Trumpist Republican Larry Elder --Republican Larry Elder, a major loser in the California Gubernatorial recall election, launched a website claiming voter fraud the day before the election results were even released --A forthcoming book by journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa claims that General Mark Milley, fearing Donald Trump would launch nuclear weapons in the final days of his presidency, had to assure Chinese officials that Trump would not attack them --Dr. Anthony Fauci agrees that it may be time to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations to get on an airplane in the United States --Donald Trump completely falls apart during a Newsmax interview following the revelations about him in the forthcoming book by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa --Republicans melt down after horrifying revelations about Donald Trump and nuclear weapons are revealed in the forthcoming book by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa --Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis claims that he didn't hear the outrageous anti-vaccine statement about mRNA made by a man just feet from him during a recent press conference --Pop Star Nicki Minaj tells a strange story about COVID-19 vaccines and swollen testicles, and this gets Fox News propagandist Tucker Carlson interested in learning more -Voicemail caller presents a sort of political media "F-Marry-Kill" --On the Bonus Show: Prices rise less than expected in August, Fox Nation trying to restart "Cops" program, Apple co-founder announces initiative to clean up space debris, much more... ⚕️ Get 50% off your first month of SteadyMD at https://steadymd.com/pakman ❄️ Get 20% OFF any ChiliSleep sleep system at https://chilisleep.com/pakman


    9/14/21: California Votes TODAY, Dems Want Tax Increases

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 59:24


    --On the Show: --Tim Jackson, ecological economist, professor, and author of the book "Post Growth: Life After Capitalism," joins David to discuss consumption, growth, macroeconomics, the modern economy, and more. Get the book: https://amzn.to/3ll6rgJ --Democrats are proposing higher taxes on top earners and corporations to pay for their proposed stimulus bill --Most Americans support vaccine requirements for many activities, including at workplaces, for in-person classes, and at sporting events and concerts --Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announces that Florida will fine businesses requiring the COVID vaccine $5,000 --Fox News host Chris Wallace confronts Republican Governor Pete Ricketts about his opposition to a COVID vaccine requirement despite having no issue with a chickenpox or polio vaccine requirement --Anti-vaccine pastor and radio host Bob Enyart has died of COVID --Complete and total chaos at a Gavin Newsom / Joe Biden rally in California on the eve of the California recall election --Republican California Gubernatorial recall candidate Larry Elder appears to be conceding defeat and claiming fraud even before the results of the Californai Gubernatorial recall election are known --Voicemail caller asks whether more Americans would currently be vaccinated if Donald Trump were still President of the United States --On the Bonus Show: Capitol police upping security before September 18 rally, turning the tables on the plastic crisis, Salesforce offering relocations out of Texas over abortion law, much more...


    9/13/21: Vaccinate Rate Collapses, Fools Revel in Their Own Ignorance

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 60:06

    --On the Show: --The US is quickly becoming the least vaccinated wealthy country as anti-vaccine sentiments slows vaccination domestically as other countries accelerate new doses --21 of the 23 worst states in terms of COVID voted for Donald Trump in the 2020 Presidential election --Video is released of the January 6 Trump riot pipe bomber and the FBI want help identifying the person --Former President George W. Bush's speech on the 20th anniversary of 9/11 highly triggers the MAGA crowd, as Bush likens the domestic terrorists of the January 6 Trump riots to the 9/11 hijackers --Donald Trump commemorates 9/11's 20th anniversary by doing boxing commentary with his son Donald Trump Jr. --Donald Trump says that he would knock out President Joe Biden in seconds if they were to have a boxing match --Rudy Giuliani claims he was not drunk at a bizarre 9/11 dinner that he held, during which he rambled endlessly and bizarrely --A Florida chiropractor, Dan Busch, is issuing hundreds of "medical exemptions" for mask-wearing in schools --Voicemail caller the Eggman calls David while using an actual lathe in the background, after David asked a caller last week whether he was using a lathe --On the Bonus Show: FBI releases first 9/11 document after Biden order, more and more Dems calling themselves "progressive," many restaurants closing indoor dining again, much more...

    9/10/21: Fake Vaccine Cards & Real Hospitalizations

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 59:27

    --On the Show: --Tucker Carlson is effectively encouraging fake COVID vaccination cards on his show, calling them an act of "desperation" by "decent, law-abiding Americans" --Republican Councilman Fred Lowry, from Volusia County, Florida, who mocked Dr. Anthony Fauci, has been hospitalized with severe COVID --Caller talks about the danger of nurses spreading COVID disinformation --Caller wonders if there's any line Republicans won't cross --Caller asks if praising "reasonable Republicans" will do the country any good --Caller confronts David about his pronunciation of "Vaush" --Caller compares Barack Obama to Donald Trump on immigration --Caller discusses the recall election in California --Caller asks if Kamala Harris is actually helping Gavin Newsom by campaigning with him --David responds to viewer emails --On the Bonus Show: The world-famous Friday Bonus Show featuring Producer Pat

    9/9/21: Cases & Deaths Higher Than a Year Ago, Biden Addressing Nation

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 61:36


    --On the Show: --Henry Giroux, Professor at McMaster University and a Distinguished Scholar in Critical Pedagogy, joins David to discuss authoritarianism, neo-liberal fascism, the lack of critical thinking pervading society and culture, and much more --COVID cases are 300% higher than a year ago, while COVID deaths are 70% higher, and vaccination has stagnated in the United States --A Japanese video circulating about Ivermectin for COVID-19 is actually from February, and since then, Japan has not actually approved Ivermectin for use against COVID --Janene Hoskovec, the anti-mask woman seen deliberately coughing on shoppers at a Super Saver grocery store in Lincoln, Nebraska, has been fired by her employer, SAP --Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott's approval rating has collapsed to its lowest ever as COVID is ravaging the state of Texas --Feds have asked Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene to account for $3.5 million in donations that she previously received --Donald Trump received a fawning, softball interview from Fox News host Greg Gutfeld, and it's unclear who was most humiliated during the interview --Donald Trump calls a statue of confederate General Robert E. Lee "magnificent" in a statement released after the removal of the statue in Richmond, Virginia --Voicemail caller presciently asks how everything can be Joe Biden's fault if, as many claim, Biden is merely a puppet and someone else is actually in charge --On the Bonus Show: Joe Manchin lays out list of demands, $3 million deal reached in rough arrest of woman with dementia, Amazon will open cashier-less Whole Foods, much more...


    9/8/21: COVID's Future Unknown as New Variant Makes Headlines

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 59:39


    --On the Show: --Sergey Young, founder of the Longevity Vision Fund and author of the new book, "The Science and Technology of Growing Young," joins David to discuss the latest developments in anti-aging and longevity research. Get the book: https://amzn.to/3DWAx2K --Scientists and public health experts are increasingly of the mindset that the future of the COVID pandemic is uncertain, without a clear end in sight --The number of headlines about the COVID "Mu" variant increase dramatically, but does the actual data justify such a concern? --Joe Biden's approval continues to decline, as predicted, but what will turn it around? --A COVID denier in a Nebraska supermarket coughs on shoppers and generally behaves like a horrible person --Former President Donald Trump lies endlessly during a Newsmax interview, already claiming that the California recall election has been "rigged" by Democrats, and again falsely claiming to have been at Ground Zero on 9/11 --Black Republican California Gubernatorial recall candidate Larry Elder suggests reparations for slave owners during an interview, something that slave owners actually already received after slavery was outlawed --Voicemail caller who is a medical student explains some of the confusion that people are having over the drug Ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID --On the Bonus Show: Unemployment benefits end today for millions of Americans, flu season is coming fast, plans for $400-billion city in desert are unveiled, much more...


    9/7/21: The Weaponization of "That's My Right!"

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 61:01


    --On the Show: --Thom Hartmann, host of The Thom Hartmann Program and author of his latest book, "The Hidden History of American Healthcare: Why Sickness Bankrupts You and Makes Others Insanely Rich," joins David to discuss healthcare in the United States. Get the book: https://amzn.to/3tjlMC6z --Despite what you might be seeing on Facebook, you do not have a "constitutional right" to refuse a vaccine --Multiple Trump insiders now say Donald Trump is now almost certainly running in 2024, including his former adviser Jason Miller and Trumpist Republican Congressman Jim Jordan --An anti-vaccine mob starts a brawl in front of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency in London, and then tries to storm the building --15 Miami-Dade educators have died from COVID in 10 days --Calls to poison control for Ivermectin consumption are surging, prompting the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to post warnings about its use --Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has a total Ivermectin meltdown, appearing to take the drug on air, although it's not actually clear he did --Voicemail caller wonders whether David speaks Judeo-Español, also known as Ladino --On the Bonus Show: Portland to vote on Texas travel ban over TX abortion law, judge rules OH hospitals cannot be forced to give Ivermectin, El Salvador becomes the first Bitcoin nation, much more...


    9/6/21: CPAC 2021 Becomes a House of Horrors (CLASSIC EPISODE FROM 7/12/21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 61:29

    LABOR DAY / CLASSIC EPISODE FROM JULY 12, 2021 --On the Show: --Fox News show Fox N' Friends doesn't understand why President Joe Biden is so focused on vaccination, and we look at the rapidly spreading Delta variant, now responsible for a 50% increase in new COVID cases in the United States --Donald Trump delivers a painful, humiliating speech at CPAC 2021 in Texas, telling continued corrosive lies about the 2020 election and more --Donald Trump Jr. is unable to speak coherently during his speech at CPAC 2021 --Donald Trump supporters are interviewed at CPAC 2021 and it's very scary --CPAC 2021 straw poll in Texas confirms that Donald Trump is still in total control of the Republican Party, with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis emerging as a clear second-place 2024 candidate --Despite what the American right wing is claiming, people are not fleeing the state of California in massive numbers --A 7-point Trump reinstatement plan was handed out at CPAC 2021 --Donald Trump appears to confirm that he plans to run for President in 2024, among telling a variety of lies, during an interview with Fox News' Maria Bartiromo --Voicemail caller from Providence brutally attacks us for our tiny subscriber number which he seems to misunderstand or pull out of thin air --On the Bonus Show: Rent prices soar as Americans flock back to cities, Somerville, Massachusetts wants to host first safe consumption site, court axes FDA ban on electric shock on disabled people, much more...

    9/3/21: Trumpists Prepare for Another Riot on Sept 18th

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 59:56

    --On the Show: --Far-right groups like the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys plan on being at the rally outside the US Capitol on September 18th to demand "justice" for those imprisoned over the January 6th Trump riots --A man goes on an unhinged rant about vaccines at a Seminole County, Florida school board meeting and says he can't even watch Fox News anymore because it's been compromised --Caller discusses Paul Ryan admitting Donald Trump lost the 2020 election --Caller asks if Republicans will impeach Joe Biden if they take back the House in 2022 --Caller talks about the urban versus rural cultural divide --Caller asks if David would support socialism or communism --Caller wonders if Joe Biden will move to mandate the COVID vaccine --Caller questions if booster shots will make people question the COVID vaccine --David responds to audience emails, including one about Fox News supposedly not giving medical advice --On the Bonus Show: The world-famous Friday Bonus Show staring Producer Pat

    9/2/21: Rogan Has COVID, Candace Owens Claims Racism

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 60:00


    --On the Show: --Vincent Racaniello, virology professor at Columbia University and host of the podcast This Week in Virology, joins David to discuss the pandemic, COVID-19, the coronavirus, vaccines, contagion, incubation periods, and much more --Republican Senator Ron Johnson is caught on hidden camera video by Lauren Windsor admitting that Donald Trump lost the election, and has only himself to blame for losing Wisconsin --Podcast host and MMA commentator Joe Rogan has contracted COVID-19, and despite not being vaccinated, has taken monoclonal antibodies, azithromycin, Ivermectin, prednisone, and various intravenous drips as treatment --Right wing host Glenn Beck confronts radical Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert about her harebrained plan to impeach President Joe Biden --Candace Owens is refused a COVID test as a consequence of spreading COVID disinformation, and she claims racism is to blame --Fox News host Will Cain suggests that unvaccinated Americans will soon be put in some kind of "camps," presumably by the Joe Biden administration --MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell is allegedly hiding a pro-Trump election clerk, Tine Peters, who is accused of not counting ballots in races she was overseeing --Voicemail caller explains that he didn't get vaccinated because his mom got a headache from the vaccine, but now that his employer requires it, he will get vaccinated --On the Bonus Show: Study says Moderna makes twice the antibodies of Pfizer vaccine, IL becomes first state to require media literacy classes in high school, missing OK representative threatened embassy, much more...


    9/1/21: Biden Won't Relent on Afghanistan, But Media Wants Him To

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 58:59

    --On the Show: --President Joe Biden confirms, in no uncertain terms, that we are out of Afghanistan, period, full stop --Seemingly war-thirsty corporate media are already asking about going back into Afghanistan --Florida's bogus "decline" in COVID deaths explained --Donald Trump gets a softball interview on Fox Business from Stuart Varney and still manages to embarrass himself --Radical Republican Congressman Madison Cawthorn threatens "bloodshed" if elections remain "rigged" --More anti-maskers and antivaxxers humiliate themselves at school board and municipal meetings around the country --An anti-mask fight breaks out on live television outside a school board meeting --Anti-vaccine "influencer" Jasmine Clifford has been charged with selling fake COVID-19 vaccine cards on Instagram --The Eggman leaves a voicemail challenging David's empathy for the children of antivaxxers who die of COVID, asking whether we should feel bad for Hitler's kids, even though Hitler did not have kids --On the Bonus Show: German Chancellor Angela Merkel stepping down, court backs teacher's refusal to use transgender pronouns, Idaho activates National Guard over COVID surge, much more...

    8/31/21: We're Officially Out of Afghanistan, But Biden Approval Down

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 62:48


    --On the Show: --Bobby Azarian, cognitive neuroscientist and blogger for Psychology Today, joins David to explain how the most fanatical Trumpists could actually lead the United States to societal collapse --With the departure of the final flight out, President Joe Biden has officially ended the 20-year war in Afghanistan --Why Joe Biden's approval rating is actually dropping, which goes well beyond the Afghanistan chaos --Republican Congressman Jim Jordan apparently and suddenly remembers another phone call he had with Donald Trump on January 6, 2021, the day of the Trump riots in Washington DC --Donald Trump's "fraud" lawyer Sidney Powell completely implodes when interviewed on Australian television --Anti-mask militia organizer Caleb Wallace has died of COVID --The David Pakman Show YouTube channel has reached the incredible milestone of one billion views --Voicemail caller wonders why anyone would spend as much money on a pillow as what Mike Lindell charges for his MyPillows --On the Bonus Show: China to limit kids' online gaming, the world has stopped using leaded gasoline, New Orleans facing weeks without power, much more...


    8/30/21: Afghanistan Chaos as Hurricane Hits, Virus Spreads

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 58:50


    --On the Show: --The Biden White House faces a crisis in Afghanistan, despite making the correct decision to leave, and will now have to figure out a solution --Dr. Anthony Fauci says on CNN that he supports a full COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all school children --What ever happened to the COVID "lab leak theory," which took over media a few months ago, and evaporated just as quickly? --Donald Trump downplays 9/11 during a disgusting and humiliating interview on Fox News --Anti-vaccine right wing radio host Marc Bernier has died of COVID --Anti-vaccine police captain Joe Manning has died of COVID --The higher the percentage of Trump voters in a county, the higher the COVID new case rate over the last month --Republican Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves says that people in his state are "less scared" of COVID-19 because they are religious and believe in an afterlife --Voicemail caller who is very difficult to understand calls in to make a point about masks --On the Bonus Show: Hurricane Ida causes total chaos, reports of cheating at colleges soar during pandemic, Milo Yiannopoulos has COVID, taking livestock medication, much more


    8/27/21: Trump Riot Committee Heats Up, So Do Anti-Maskers

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 61:53

    --On the Show: --Donald Trump is desperate to keep documents from the January 6 Trump riot committee and will try to assert Executive Privilege to keep them private --Anti-maskers around the country continue to humiliate themselves with bizarre, delusional rants and tantrums --Caller has a question about media literacy and primary sources of news --Caller wonders what success in Afghanistan would even look like --Caller asks if anyone is pushing Joe Biden to the left --Caller questions if there's any hope of convincing anti-vaxxers at this point --Caller wonders when the US should have left Afghanistan --Caller discusses the next pandemic --Caller suspects Donald Trump could win in 2024 --Caller doesn't know if he's fully vaccinated --Caller asks how to deprogram people from believing wacky conspiracy theories --David responds to emails in what could become the next regular segment of the show --On the Bonus Show: Dozens dead after Kabul airport attack, Supreme Court ends Biden's eviction moratorium, and much more... ⚕️ Get 50% off your first month of SteadyMD at https://steadymd.com/pakman ❄️ Get 20% OFF any ChiliSleep sleep system at https://chilisleep.com/pakman

    8/26/21: California Recall Risk & DeSantis Polling Collapse

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 60:36

    --On the Show: --The California gubernatorial recall election could lead to radical Republican Larry Elder winning if more Californians don't start paying attention and making sure to vote --Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis' approval rating collapses amid his disastrous handling of COVID in Florida, which has become a dystopian hellscape --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about Rudy Giuliani, the 2020 election, and the 2022 midterms --New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's replacement, Kathy Hochul, formally acknowledges an additional 12,000 COVID deaths that were previously reported --25-year-old Ty Garbin, who plotted to kidnap Democratic Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, is sentenced to more than 6 years in prison --A judge rules that Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott cannot enforce his ban on mask mandates --An anti-vaccine rally in New York City is an absolutely dystopian horror show --COVID cases in South Dakota quintuple after the Sturgis motorcycle rally --Voicemail caller asks how David was able to enjoy his vacation despite not having any of the products and services sold by TDPS advertisers --On the Bonus Show: The Bonus Show technical update, Delta Airlines will charge unvaccinated employees $200 extra for health insurance, the possibility of endless COVID vaccine boosters, much more...

    8/25/21: Biden Confirms, Out of Afghanistan

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 59:54

    --On the Show: --Joe Biden confirms the US is leaving Afghanistan by August 31st, and he is completely correct to do so --Another possible "Havana syndrome" incident occurs in Vietnam --Would it be fair to treat vaccinated patients first, all else being equal? --Three independent emergency rooms in Texas are forced to close due to COVID pushing them completely beyond their capacity --"Doctor" Gina Loudon, who has a PhD in organization systems, appears on television to say that the FDA didn't "really" approve the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine --A very disturbed woman appears at a Greenville, South Carolina school board meeting to claim that the CDC has a plan to turn schools into concentration camps, and shockingly, the crowd cheers her --Donald Trump's former White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany appears on Fox News to claim that, unlike Joe Biden, Donald Trump didn't have constant scandals in his administration --MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell now says Donald Trump's reinstatement will happen by the end of 2021, another cult-like shifting prophecy --Voicemail caller correctly points out that MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell didn't understand what was happening when David interviewed him --On the Bonus Show: House passes voting right bill, Airbnb will provide housing to 20,000 Afghan refugees, Oregon implementing outdoor mask mandates, much more... ❄️ Get 20% OFF any ChiliSleep sleep system at https://chilisleep.com/pakman

    8/24/21: Vaccine Approval Causes EXPLOSION of Anti-Vax

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 61:33


    --On the Show: --Tom Standage, Deputy Director of the Economist and author of the book "A Brief History of Motion: From the Wheel to the Car, What Comes Next," joins David to discuss the history and future of transportation technology and more. Get the book: https://amzn.to/2WmoN89 -The FDA fully approves the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine --The Pentagon will act immediately on the FDA approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinate and will require all 1.3 million servicemembers to be vaccinated --COVID vaccine requirements and mandates rapidly increase in the aftermath of the FDA's full approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine --Fox News host Dana Perino opens a segment about the Pfizer vaccine approval by asking whether the approval was rushed --Republican Congressman Jim Jordan is confronted by Democratic Congressman Joseph Morelle, and asked point blank whether Joe Biden fairly won the 2020 Presidential election against Donald Trump --Fox News host Tucker Carlson hosts right wing figure Jason Whitlock, and they both agree that the American left wing is "Satanic" --The Eggman leaves a voicemail congratulating the show on 16 years and praising the recent guest hosts, Jesse Dollemore and Farron Cousins --On the Bonus Show: Arizona "audit" results delayed due to COVID illness, Alex Jones says maybe Trump is a "dumbass," solar power briefly surpasses coal power in Australia, much more...


    8/23/21: Full Vaccine Approval Today Won't Stop Insane Chaos

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 59:02


    --On the Show: --Full FDA approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is expected today, and anti-vaxxers are in crisis as yet another excuse not to get the vaccine will be eliminated --Anti-vaccine pro-Trump right wing radio host Phil Valentine has died of COVID-19 --Donald Trump holds a bizarre, deranged rally in Cullman, Alabama, and is even booed by his own followers for mentioning that the COVID-19 vaccine is good --Unfortunately, it has become clear that Trumpists are too far gone to be brought back to reality --Radical Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene receives a standing ovation for announcing that she has filed "articles of impeachment" against President Joe Biden --Texas Republican Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick suggests that black people are to blame for the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Texas --Alex Jones' Infowars host Owen Schroyer reveals there is an arrest warrant and charges against him for his alleged involvement in the January 6 Trump riots --A voicemail from a so-called "progressive" who is unsubscribing from The David Pakman Show because David won't lie to him about Donald Trump going to prison --On the Bonus Show: CA launches investigation into recall candidate Larry Elder, NASA wants to return to moon by 2024 but won't have spacesuits, Facebook's most viewed articles are anti-vax propaganda, much more...


    8/20/21: Positive COVID Tests & Major Afghanistan Concerns

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 62:18


    --On the Show: --David's girlfriend tested positive for COVID-19 in Europe during their recent trip...or did she? --Caller talks about the disaster that is US foreign policy --Caller discusses George W. Bush's role in the Taliban taking over Afghanistan --Caller asks if the government is violating the First Amendment by telling Facebook to censor anti-vaxxers --Caller wants to know how to get people better informed on the issues --Caller talks about getting politicians to represent the people and work on the most important issues --Caller discusses the media's coverage of the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan --Caller asks about the upcoming recall election for governor of California --Caller wonders how to get people to think more critically --Caller talks about the future of nation building after the fall of Afghanistan --Audience Question: Are the 2022 midterm elections looking bad for Democrats? --Audience Question: Should First Amendment protections apply to social media sites? --Audience Question: Should Republicans run on "return to normal" in 2022? --On the Bonus Show: Mike Lindell targets Rick Wiles, three senators test positive for COVID, Biden cancels $5.8 billion in student loan debt, and much more... ❄️ Get 20% OFF any ChiliSleep sleep system at https://chilisleep.com/pakman ⚠️ Use code PAKMAN for a free supply of BlueChew at https://go.bluechew.com/david-pakman


    8/19/21: 3rd Vaccine Doses Coming, Regeneron Disinfo Spreads

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 59:46


    --On the Show: --Third COVID-19 vaccine booster doses will be recommended for everyone starting in September based on new data about waning vaccine efficacy over time --Alabama Doctor Jason Valentine will no longer treat patients who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 in his office --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about David's recent vacation, new media, and David's new word "questionate" --Widespread revisionist history of the Taliban spreads, and we look at a clip of British Chief of Defense Staff General Sir Nick Carter on Sky News talking about how great the Taliban might be --A disheveled Trump with one eye almost completely swollen shut appears on Fox News' Sean Hannity making no sense and looking like he woke up minutes before the interview --Donald Trump is interviewed by Fox News' Maria Bartiromo, falsely claims COVID was "over" when he left office, and claims editorial decisions are "Communism" --Fox News host Ainsley Earhardt falsely claims that receiving Regeneron monoclonal antibodies is "basically" being vaccinated --The David Pakman Show YouTube channel is rapidly approaching the one billion view milestone --Trumpist voicemail caller says that Donald Trump will definitely be reinstated to the Presidency by January 1, 2022 --On the Bonus Show: Restaurant owners sue NYC & De Blasio over vaccine mandate, 61% of Americans paid no federal income tax in 2020, Biden's approval drops below 50% for the first time, much more...


    8/18/21: The Truth in Afghanistan, The Reality of COVID-2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 59:17

    --On the Show: --Discussing the fiasco that Afghanistan has become, including the inevitability of the power vacuum that led to the Taliban taking power, and the absolute need to end the failed American involvement in the country --Republican hypocrisy on small government, non-interventionist conservatism has reached new heights during the COVID-19 pandemic era --Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott tests positive for coronavirus days after participating in multiple large indoor events, and will receive expensive monoclonal antibody treatment despite being vaccinated and having no symptoms --Republican Governor Ron DeSantis's Florida continues to be an absolute COVID hellscape --Republican Texas official H. Scott Apley mocked coronavirus on his social media, and five days later died of coronavirus --Vocal anti-vaccine and anti-Fauci right wing radio host Dick Farrell has died of COVID-19 complications --The Department of Homelands Security is monitoring increasing demands for violence from Trump supporters in the event that Donald Trump is not reinstated to the White House, which he obviously will not be --A large portion of unvaccinated Americans are blaming "the media" for the explosion in COVID cases being seen in the United States --Voicemail caller explains that two of his friends are obtaining fake COVID vaccination cards --On the Bonus Show: David's vacation stories, including COVID testing and much more ⚕️ Get 50% off your first month of SteadyMD at https://steadymd.com/pakman

    8/17/21: Blame Passed Around For Afghanistan Turmoil

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 61:09

    --On the Show: --Farron Cousins, host of Farron Balanced and Ring of Fire, fills in for David --The Republican National Committee removes a webpage from 2020 that touted Donald Trump's "historic peace agreement with the Taliban" --President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump criticize each other for the Taliban taking over Afghanistan --Marjorie Taylor Greene goes on Steve Bannon's show and says she's working on articles of impeachment against Joe Biden for the botched withdrawal from Afghanistan --Donald Trump criticizes Joe Biden's handling of the pandemic, saying he's "surrendered to COVID" in an incredibly ironic callout --Republicans in Florida are sick of Congressman Matt Gaetz ignoring his district and and turning it into a "laughingstock" --Based on a number of indicators including polling and fundraising totals, Democrats don't appear to be in a strong position heading into the 2022 midterms --Donald Trump Jr. gloats about the fall of Afghanistan in an unhinged tweet storm --Climate change denial may finally be on its way out in the Republican Party, with 19 GOP senators voting for Joe Biden's infrastructure bill --The Dallas Independent School District will maintain its mask mandate despite the Texas Supreme Court ruling that upheld Governor Abbott's ban on mask requirements --On the Bonus Show: Democrats beg SCOTUS Justice Breyer to retire, evangelicals freak out over GOP embracing same-sex marriage, another anti-mask Republican hospitalized with COVID, and much more...

    8/16/21: Kabul Falls to Taliban and the World Doesn't Know What's Next

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 59:01


    --On the Show: --Farron Cousins, host of Farron Balanced and Ring of Fire, fills in for David --The Taliban captures Kabul as Americans leave the embassy and Joe Biden order thousands of more troops back to Afghanistan --Mike Lindell's cyber symposium ends in embarrassing fashion with no evidence getting revealed of the 2020 election being stolen --The Biden administration offers federal assistance to school leaders who defy Florida Governor Ron DeSantis's mask mandate ban --The US reaches a record number of children hospitalized for COVID-19 --Fox News has a super fluffy relationship with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis --South Carolina Republicans censure Senator Lindsey Graham for voting for Joe Biden's infrastructure bill --Donald Trump's niece Mary Trump says that the defeated president pushed the "big lie" because he was embarrassed about losing the election --Two Republican operatives are arrested in a child sex trafficking scheme --Tennessee border agents have seized thousands of fake vaccine cards so far this year --The View co-host Meghan McCain criticizes Joe Biden over the US withdrawal from Afghanistan and reminds everyone that her father loved endless war --On the Bonus Show: Lauren Boebert mocked over dumb tweet, Manchin and Sinema could still derail infrastructure deal, science may be permanently politicized, and much more... ⚠️ Use code PAKMAN for a free supply of BlueChew at https://go.bluechew.com/david-pakman ⚕️ Get 50% off your first month of SteadyMD at https://steadymd.com/pakman


    8/13/21: COVID Deniers and Anti-Vaxxers Out of Control

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 61:54


    --On the Show: --Jesse Dollemore, host of the Jesse Dollemore YouTube channel and co-host of the "I Doubt It" podcast, fills in for David --Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene suggests either COVID isn't "raging all over the country" or that the vaccines don't work --In Williamson County, Tennessee a crowd of anti-vaxxers get whipped into a frenzy over the school board deciding to temporarily mandate kids wearing masks in school --Kevin McCarthy is selling T-shirts to his supporters that read "moron" --Nancy Pelosi's office criticizes Republican lawmakers for not standing up to Donald Trump after the former president badmouths Capitol Police officers --A QAnon-supporting dad kills his two kids with a speargun thinking they had "serpent DNA" --New Census Bureau data reveal that white people now make up less than 60% of the US population --Joe Biden points out the hypocrisy of Republicans fearmongering about the debt and deficit when they didn't care about how to pay for things under Donald Trump --The Supreme Court rejects taking up a case over a vaccine requirement at Indiana University --The criminal probe into Congressman Matt Gaetz is moving forward and now involves witness cooperation --Kentucky Senator Rand Paul fails to report COVID-related investments for 16 months, in possible violation of the STOCK Act --On the Bonus Show: Florida schools begin opening, Fauci talks about vaccine booster for immunocompromised, Mike Lindell's symposium concludes, and much more... ❄️ Get 20% OFF any ChiliSleep sleep system at https://chilisleep.com/pakman ⚕️ Get 50% off your first month of SteadyMD at https://steadymd.com/pakman ☕ Get up to 40% off + free shipping on Four Sigmatic coffee: https://foursigmatic.com/pakman


    8/12/21: Mike Lindell's Cybersymposium Is a Total Disaster

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 57:52


    --On the Show: --Jesse Dollemore, host of the Jesse Dollemore YouTube channel and co-host of the "I Doubt It" podcast, fills in for David --According to Dominion Voting Systems' defamation lawsuit against OANN, the network in January brought on a swing set installer without a degree as an "election expert" --Dominion is weighing a defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump for his false claims about the company relating to the 2020 election being "rigged" --YouTube suspends Rand Paul's channel after the Kentucky Senator spreads COVID disinformation regarding the effectiveness of masks --More and more local communities are defying state bans on COVID mandates put into place by Republican governors --An anti-vaxxer Red Cross nurse in Germany allegedly injected a number of people with a saline solution instead of the COVID-19 vaccine --White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki smacks down Fox reporter Peter Doocy's suggestion that Joe Biden is as much to blame for vaccine hesitancy as Donald Trump --California will start mandating COVID vaccines for health care workers --Day two of Mike Lindell's cybersymposium to prove the 2020 election was stolen by Donald Trump was arguably even worse than day one --A Christian pastor named Perry Stone argues that humans don't have to worry about climate change because Jesus will be coming back soon --On the Bonus Show: Cory Booker trolls Tommy Tuberville on "defunding" the police, some states not distributing federal rental assistance, Jen Psaki challenges Ron DeSantis on ventilators, and much more... ❄️ Get 20% OFF any ChiliSleep sleep system at https://chilisleep.com/pakman ☕ Get up to 40% off + free shipping on Four Sigmatic coffee: https://foursigmatic.com/pakman --Become a Supporter: http://www.davidpakman.com/membership --Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/davidpakmanshow --Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/thedavidpakmanshow --Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/davidpakmanshow --Leave us a message at The David Pakman Show Voicemail Line (219)-2DAVIDP


    8/11/21: Infrastructure Passes and Andrew Cuomo Resigns

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 61:06


    --On the Show: --Jesse Dollemore, host of the Jesse Dollemore YouTube channel and co-host of the "I Doubt It" podcast, fills in for David --MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell's cybersymposium to prove voter fraud in the 2020 election gets delayed after he claims the event was hacked --Dominion Voting Systems is suing Newsmax, OANN, and former Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne for defamation --New York Governor Andrew Cuomo finally resigns over a number of sexual harassment allegations --Some judges are expressing that the January 6th rioters are not learning any lessons because they're being let off too easily --Ted Cruz goes on Fox News and argues "liberty" is a solid argument against COVID mandates, even though not having them violates the liberty of others --Rand Paul pretends like he's the "resistance" against new COVID restrictions --The US Senate votes 69-30 to approve a $1 trillion infrastructure package --Fox News host Tucker Carlson goes on yet another racist rant about how immigrants are destroying the country --On the Bonus Show: DeSantis still ruining Florida, calls for more Trump investigations, 5 items in the infrastructure bill, and much more...


    8/10/21: Military to Mandate COVID Vaccines as Republicans Use Kids as Pawns

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 57:45


    --On the Show: --Jesse Dollemore, host of the Jesse Dollemore YouTube channel and co-host of the "I Doubt It" podcast, fills in for David --The US military plans on mandating the COVID-19 vaccine for all active duty service members by mid-September --Florida Governor Ron DeSantis threatens to cut funding from school officials over mask mandates in the latest attempt by Republicans to use children as pawns --Tucker Carlson visits Hungary and delivers a speech praising its authoritarian government while criticizing America --The Republican Party is fully embracing white replacement theory and other white supremacist talking points --Senate Democrats outline a $3.5 trillion anti-poverty and climate plan that would expand the social safety net to the greatest degree since the passing of Medicare in the 1960s --Democrats led by Senator Elizabeth Warren propose a minimum tax on the nation's largest corporations --The Republican Party continues to radicalize its supporters while Democrats hold their own accountable as evidenced by the calls for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to step down --Elon Musk's SpaceX plans to launch a satellite into space for the purpose of beaming advertisements back down to earth via livestream --On the Bonus Show: Government mishandles the eviction moratorium, Florida's COVID death toll keeps growing, and much more...


    8/9/21: Republicans Turn on Each Other As COVID Runs Rampant

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 61:36

    --On the Show: --Farron Cousins, host of Farron Balanced and Ring of Fire, fills in for David --The Department of Homeland Security is warning of violence from conspiracy theorist Trump supporters who believe Trump will be reinstated as president soon --Trump supporters are headed back to the Capitol on September 18th as part of a "Justice for J6" rally --Trumpist attorney Lin Wood suffers another defeat in the federal courts, this time on a case arguing the rules of the 2021 US Senate runoff elections in Georgia --Louisiana Republican Senator Bill Cassidy says on CNN's State of the Union that he disagrees with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis's decision to ban mask mandates --A Morning Consult poll finds that 56% of adults believe companies should require COVID-19 vaccinations for their employees and customers --A former Newsmax host named Dick Farrel dies of complications due to COVID-19 after spending the last year calling coronavirus a "scamdemic" and then having a deathbed conversion about the virus and the vaccine --Donald Trump is furious with some Senate Republicans for working to pass Joe Biden's infrastructure proposal --The US Postal Service will pay $120 million to a contractor that Trumpist Postmaster General Louis DeJoy once led and whose family still holds a stake --The Republican strategy for the next election cycles is to focus on culture war issues and to strawman progressive positions --A Republican official from Arizona's Maricopa County says that he and his family have received death threats after saying the 2020 election was secure --On the Bonus Show: Alabama miner strike continues, CNN host wants to name COVID variant after DeSantis, student loan moratorium extended, and much more...

    8/6/21: Florida Counties Defy DeSantis and MTG Might Run For President

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 60:56

    --On the Show: --Farron Cousins, host of Farron Balanced and Ring of Fire, fills in for David --As COVID cases skyrocket in Florida, local governments have to find ways to skirt Governor Ron DeSantis's ban on mask mandates and issuing coronavirus restrictions --Republican Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson admits that he was wrong to sign a ban on mask mandates into law back in March --Conspiracy theorist Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene may be testing the waters to run for president in 2024 --Arizona Republicans defy a court order to hand over all communications related to their "audit" of the 2020 election --A Trump crony named Jeffrey Clark, who worked at the Justice Department's civil division, wanted to pressure top DOJ officials into overturning the 2020 presidential election results in Georgia --The Dixie fire is ripping through parts of California and has essentially destroyed the entire town of Greenville --Senate Democrats push to fine fossil fuel companies $500 billion to pay for damages related to climate change --Congressional Democrats introduce legislation to give every American an affirmative right to vote --Are Trump supporters being conned by Trump or are they happy to give him money for nothing? --Department of Homeland Security Inspector General Joseph Cuffari, who was appointed by Donald Trump, blames FEMA for the shortage of PPE during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic --On the Bonus Show: College students buying fake vaccine cards, Republicans think voting is a privilege, Mexico sues US gun manufacturers, and much more...

    8/5/21: It's August And Trump Still Hasn't Been Reinstated

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 60:32

    --On the Show: --It's August which, according to some Trumpists, means that Donald Trump will be reinstated as president soon --David Brody, host of "The Water Cooler" on Real America's Voice, likens the ongoing push for vaccines to Nazi Germany --Caller asks what it would take for David to vote Republican --Caller wonders if Trump could revive Mike Pence's career if he wanted to --Caller discusses the "great reset" --Caller wonders if Ron DeSantis will be Donald Trump's running mate in 2024 --Caller asks about the plan to pass an infrastructure deal --Caller talks about nationalizing Google --Caller wonders if doctors can convince anti-vaxxers to take the COVID vaccine --Caller asks which potential Republican presidential candidate would do the least damage to the United States --Caller wonders if political commentary shows lead to more polarization --Audience Question: Will Joe Biden try to mandate COVID vaccines? --Audience Question: Can Ron DeSantis turning Florida into COVID hell be marketed as a win for him? --Audience Question: Is Joe Biden's approval rating actually collapsing? --On the Bonus Show: Arkansas governor regrets banning mask mandates, lawyers who filed election lawsuits have to pay opposing counsel fees, Mexico sues US gun manufacturers, and much more... ❄️ Get 20% OFF any ChiliSleep sleep system at https://chilisleep.com/pakman

    8/4/21: Nina Turner Defeated as Vaccine Requirements Hit NYC

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 59:00

    --On the Show: --Mike Lindell, CEO and inventor of MyPillow, joins David to discuss his claims that the 2020 election was stolen from Donald Trump --Nina Turner loses to establishment candidate Shontel Brown in the Democratic primary to represent Ohio's 11th Congressional District --The Center for Disease Control and Prevention issues an extension on the ban of evictions into October, but it may not stand up to court scrutiny --New York City becomes the first municipality in the country to issue vaccine mandates to go to restaurants, gyms, and entertainment venues --New York Attorney General Letitia James says that Governor Andrew Cuomo violated federal and state law as more sexual harassment allegations unfold --A MAGA rally organizer named Matt Braynard announces on Steve Bannon's show that they will be "going back to the Capitol" on September 18th --A concerned citizen from Dothan, Alabama sends us video secretly recorded of Marjorie Taylor Greene hinting at using guns to shoot door-to-door vaccinators --Voicemail caller accuses David of "suppressing" the truth --On the Bonus Show: Missouri governor pardons gun-waving couple, FDA aiming to give Pfizer vaccine full approval next month, Japan starts naming and shaming quarantine rule-breakers, and much more... ⚕️ Get 50% off your first month of SteadyMD at https://steadymd.com/pakman

    8/3/21: Senator Tests Positive as Conspiracies Rage

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 60:16

    --On the Show: --Peter Mougey, Senior Partner at Levin Papantonio Rafferty and Chair of their Securities and Business Litigation department, joins David to discuss their recent proposed $26 billion settlement against opioid manufacturers and distributors --Republican Senator Lindsey Graham tests positive for COVID-19 around the same time that he was on Senator Joe Manchin's boat with a number of other US senators --Newsmax reporter suggests that the Delta variant is some kind of false flag which might not really exist during a completely chaotic White House press briefing --Rudy Giuliani is reportedly almost broke, as Donald Trump has stopped taking his calls and the legal walls are closing in around him --Outrageous radical pastor Greg Locke, from the Global Vision Bible Church in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, appears to lose his mind on stage while imploring his congregants to "not get vaccinated" --It appears that Donald Trump did not actually donate his presidential salary, as promised, during his last six months as President of the United States --Recently released financial records show that Donald Trump funneled political donations meant to fight the 2020 election results into his own businesses --Voicemail caller asks how the anti-vaxxers and anti-maskers would want to fight the COVID-19 pandemic --On the Bonus Show: What's in the infrastructure bill, 1 million Texans register to vote after court ruling, McDonald's makes masks mandatory for everyone, much more...

    8/2/21: Vaccinated Rage Against Anti-Vax Climbs as Infrastructure Might Pass

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 61:16

    --On the Show: --The vaccinated American population is increasingly furious with those choosing not to get vaccinated for their extension and exacerbation of the COVID-19 pandemic --COVID is spreading roughly twice as fast in Republican counties as it is in Democratic counties across the United States --Republican Senator Ron Johnson says on Fox News that he would support a vaccine mandate, if COVID were a "serious" disease --Florida becomes COVID hell with record new case numbers and a new record for hospitalizations as Governor Ron DeSantis tries to ban most public health guidelines --Newly revealed documents show that Donald Trump told the Department of Justice to "say the election was corrupt" when he was near the end of his presidency --Donald Trump loses his mind over the apparent progress of Joe Biden's infrastructure deal moving into debate on the floor of the Senate --Former Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says during an interview that Donald Trump has been meeting with "cabinet members" about "moving forward in a real way" --Radical Republican Congressman Madison Cawthorn attempted to board a plane with a firearm and a loaded magazine, which was seized --Unhinged voicemail caller brutally attacks David over things he never said relating to vaccines --On the Bonus Show: CDC study on vaccinated cluster missing key information, why DoorDash drivers are on strike, Zoom settles zoombombing lawsuit for $85 million, much more...

    7/30/21: Audience Struggles with Anti-Vaxxers As Disinformation Spreads

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 60:58

    --On the Show: --Lara Trump, wife of Eric Trump and daughter-in-law-of Donald Trump, appears on Fox News in a very confused segment to say that she is "thrilled" when her children get sick --Outrageous radical right wing "Christian" pastor Rick Wiles claims that he got sick from being around someone who was vaccinated against COVID-19 --Caller is a nursing home worker struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic --Caller asks about paying people to get vaccinated --Caller's anti-vaxxer dad passed away of COVID --Caller wonders if Democrats should unite behind centrists to defeat Republicans --Caller is 17 years old and wants to get vaccinated but his parents won't let him --Caller's mental health is being negatively affected by the news --Caller's significant other will break up with him if he gets vaccinated --Audience Question: What happens when the eviction moratoriums expire? --Audience Question: Will Donald Trump run unopposed in the 2024 Republican primary? --Audience Question: Why do Republicans talk about culture war issues and not actual policy? --On the Bonus Show: Republicans go crazy over new House mask mandates, Chris Cuomo duels with anti-vax restaurant owner, and much more... ⚕️ Get 50% off your first month of SteadyMD at https://steadymd.com/pakman

    7/29/21: 3rd Vaccines in Focus as Masks Go Back On

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 60:37

    --On the Show: --Nick Maggiulli, COO at Ritholtz Wealth Management and founder of Of Dollars and Data, a data-focused personal finance blog, joins David to dispel the notion that millennials are actually worse off financially than prior generations --Third COVID-19 vaccine doses may be coming soon in the United States as Israel approves third doses and new Pfizer data suggests a significant immune boost --Increasingly, private businesses including restaurants are saying "no vaccine? no service" --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about anti-vaxxers who get sick with COVID, mask-wearing debates, and more --Republican Congressman Chip Roy throws an absolutely childish tantrum on the floor of the House of Representatives in opposition to wearing a mask --Anti-vaccine pro-Trump radio host Phil Valentine, previously hospitalized with COVID, is now on a ventilator as his condition has worsened --Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger admits that privately, almost no Republican elected officials actually believe the lie that the 2020 Presidential election was stolen by Joe Biden and actually won by Donald Trump --Donald Trump tells Axios that an obvious loss for him and his clout in the Texas 6th district runoff was actually a win for him --Voicemail caller asks whether the right wingers would take COVID seriously if it mutated to become a flesh-eating virus --On the Bonus Show: Somehow Republicans see Simone Biles as a villain, NYC to pay $100 for getting COVID vaccine, Florida mayors defy Ron DeSantis and pass mask and vaccine mandates, much more...

    7/28/21: Masks Return, Jan 6 Panel Launches

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 58:31

    --On the Show: --The CDC announces that masks should return even for vaccinated people in some situations, including areas of high spread of COVID-19 --The disgusting anti-intellectualism and pseudo-intellectualism of the COVID-19 pandemic --Republicans and media figures who claim to be "pro-police" widely ridicule and laugh at the police officers who testified on the first day of the House panel investigation the January 6 Trump riots --Trump-endorsed Republican candidate Susan Wright is defeated by Republican Jake Ellzey in the Texas 6th Congressional District Republican primary election --MyPillow Founder and CEO Mike Lindell offers $5 million to anyone who can disprove his voter fraud allegations, reversing burden of proof --A Christian pastor named Dan Burgoyne from California shoves his hands into dog poop to make some sort of point about God --Republican Congresspeople Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene try and fail to conduct a press conference, which is interrupted by people with whistles, people screaming, and more --Republican Congressman Jim Jordan is caught obviously obfuscating his conversations with Donald Trump on January 6 when being interviewed on Fox News by Bret Baier --Voicemail caller reminds us, when it comes to Trump supporters and "The Big Lie," that "it's not a lie if you believe it" per Seinfeld character George Costanza --On the Bonus Show: Walmart offering college tuition for employees, judge forces accused Capitol rioter to unlock laptop with face recognition, full mandatory masking returning to Nevada, much more... ☕ Get up to 40% off + free shipping on Four Sigmatic coffee: https://foursigmatic.com/pakman

    7/27/21: The Brewing Culture War & More Vaccine Absurdity

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 62:16

    --On the Show: --Rick Doblin, Founder and Executive Director of MAPS, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, joins David to discuss the latest advancements in the beneficial uses of psychedelics and marijuana --Why it's impossible to "win" the culture war war for the left, and why the right has no plan to "win" it --Republicans boo Republican Governor of Arkansas Asa Hutchinson when he tells a crowd that there is no evidence of the COVID-19 vaccines affecting fertility --Fox N' Friends suggests that cannabis legalization is responsible for the recent increase in violent crime --Donald Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is gifted a gun by the Church of Glad Tidings in Yuba City, California, and says he might go find someone in Washington DC to use the gun on --Donald Trump's spokeswoman Liz Harrington claims they have found 275,000 "potentially" fraudulent ballots in the Arizona 2020 election audit --Voicemail caller Troy York is falsely convinced a COVID vaccine death coverup is taking place --On the Bonus Show: VA becomes first agency to require some staff be COVID-vaccinated, MI lawmakers using COVID funds for bonuses, Trump endorses George P. Bush's opponent, much more...

    7/26/21: Jobs Being Lost Over Vaccines as "My HIPAA" Becomes Memetic

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 60:23


    --On the Show: --The Minnesota Vikings' assistant coach Rick Dennison is out of a job after refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccine as the NFL rolls out new protocols for vaccinated vs unvaccinated players and staff for the upcoming season --Anti-vaccine pro-Trump radio host Phil Valentine has been hospitalized with serious COVID and has publicly changed his position on the importance of vaccination as a result --Donald Trump delivers a demented and deranged speech to a crowd in Phoenix, Arizona at an event about so-called "voter integrity" meant to support the "audits" of the 2020 election taking place in Arizona and other states --Fox News propagandist is confronted at a fishing store in Montana by a man named Dan Bailey, which is exactly the technique Carlson encouraged his audience to use against people wearing masks in public just months earlier --Republican Senator Rand Paul is brutally confronted during a town hall by a woman named Alexis Toon --More revelations from the new book "I Alone Can Fix It" by Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker include that Donald Trump was "almost giddy" during the January 6 Trump riots --"That's my HIPAA" has become the new refrain by politicians, athletes, and public figures who do not want to discuss their vaccination status when asked by reporters and journalists, but it makes absolutely no sense --Voicemail caller asks about the Cleveland Indians baseball team changing their name to the Cleveland Guardians --On the Bonus Show: France & Spain extend new COVID guidelines, defamation lawsuit filed over 1-star reviews, CA Governor signs bill banning police from posting some mug shots on social media, much more... ⚕️ Get 50% off your first month of SteadyMD at https://steadymd.com/pakman


    7/23/21: Trumpists Think Rioters "Defended Freedom" on Jan 6th

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 63:33

    --On the Show: --200 Americans are now being monitored for monkeypox after a suspected exposure --In a new CBS news poll, 55% of Trumpists say they believe that the January 6 riots were an act of "defending freedom" --Caller wonders why Fox News is all of a sudden promoting vaccines --Caller questions why socialism has been getting so popular lately --Caller wonders if it makes sense to primary every centrist Democrat --Caller asks if the US should get more involved in Latin America --Caller talks about the difference between vaccine mandates and vaccine requirements --Caller thinks Democrats should distance themselves more from communism --Caller wonders if using reverse psychology on Trump supporters will trick them into getting vaccinated --Caller asks if Europeans are proud to be European like Americans are proud to be American --Audience Question: Why do some protests get media attention and not others? --Audience Question: Should there be a maximum age to be president? --Audience Question: What should Joe Biden do about Cuba? --On the Bonus Show: Highlights from the Joe Biden town hall, Mississippi asks US Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, and much more...

    7/22/21: Trump Riot Commission Fiasco & They Keep Attacking Fauci

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 60:43


    --On the Show: --Dean Baker, Senior Economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research and visiting professor at the University of Utah, joins David to discuss the state of the economy, whether we're heading to a recession, and much more --Nancy Pelosi bans Congressmen Jim Jordan and Jim Banks from participating in the upcoming January 6 Trump riot commission, and Republicans absolutely lose their minds in response --Republicans decide to push dangerous, baseless conspiracy theories in response to the January 6 Trump riot probe --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about whether COVID will ever end in the United States, George W Bush's comments about Afghanistan, and much more --Suddenly, conservatives claim to care about COVID vaccines and getting people vaccinated --Republican Senator Rand Paul now says he would like to see Dr. Anthony Fauci criminally charged --Anti-vaccine Trump conspiracy theorist and public servant Linda Zuern has died of COVID --Voicemail caller asks how conservatism and the Republican Party became as unhinged and disconnected from reality as they have become --On the Bonus Show: Ben & Jerry's Israel controversy, states propose $26 billion opioid settlement, CA couple whose gender-reveal party caused wildfire charged with 30 crimes, much more...


    7/21/21: Jan 6 Commission a Joke as Mandatory Vaccines Enter Discussion

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 60:48


    --On the Show: --The commission established to investigate the January 6 Trump riots will contain Republican members of Congress who incited and instigated the Trump riots --Demand grows for actual government-mandated vaccination --During a Senate hearing, Dr. Anthony Fauci, after being assailed against by Republican Senator Rand Paul, tells him he "doesn't know what he is talking about" and might be lying --Fox News hosts have spent months slamming "vaccine passports" without disclosing that Fox News is using a vaccine passport for employees --Former Donald Trump White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany, in talking about Joe Biden, says "imagine if Trump was struggling cognitively" --MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell is now supporting Alex Jones' conspiracy website Infowars --Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene was suspended from Twitter for spreading COVID and vaccine disinformation --Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene holds an outrageous "press conference" which raises real questions about her mental health --Voicemail caller wants David to resume interviewing "loony people" --On the Bonus Show: US states ending federal unemployment benefits see no real job gains, CA will launch nation's largest free student lunch program, US judge upholds Indian University vaccine requirement, much more... ☕ Get up to 40% off + free shipping on Four Sigmatic coffee: https://foursigmatic.com/pakman


    7/20/21: Chilling Anti-Vaccine Hysteria is Destroying Us

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 62:32

    --On the Show: --Barry Meier, former Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter and author of the book "Spooked: The Secret Rise of Private Spies," joins David to discuss the private spy industry, how it is funded, its relationship to journalism, and much more. Get the book: https://amzn.to/3kDgPBK --Half of Americans think it's possible that the COVID vaccines might be used to implant microchips into their bodies --Fox News daytime programming has quickly and dramatically changed its tune on the importance of COVID vaccination --Fox News reporter Peter Doocy suggests to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki that Joe Biden should ask Donald Trump for help convincing his supports to get vaccinated --Newsmax host Rob Schmitt makes arguably the most unhinged and dangerous anti-vaccine comments we've heard in recent times --Donald Trump is reportedly telling people in his inner circle that he plans to run for President in 2024 --Donald Trump claims as his only regret from his presidency that he didn't send the military in to shut down Black Lives Matter protests over George Floyd during the summer of 2020 election --Voicemail caller reminds David to tell the truth about Donald Trump's recent rally crowds --On the Bonus Show: Dems unveil bill to only allow House members to be Speaker, Olympic athletes start testing positive for COVID, Trump rioter sentenced to 8 months in prison, much more... ⚠️ Use code PAKMAN for a free supply of BlueChew at https://go.bluechew.com/david-pakman ⚕️ Get 50% off your first month of SteadyMD at https://steadymd.com/pakman

    7/19/21: Canada Beating US in Vaccines & Common Sense

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 61:32


    --On the Show: --Canada surpasses the United States in second doses of the COVID vaccine given on a per capita basis as anti-vaxxers continue to drag down the United States' fight against the pandemic --President Joe Biden's approval soars among independents, and particularly on his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it could impact the 2022 midterm election --Police in Los Angeles shoot a woman at point blank range with a rubber bullet or bean bag round who was counter-protesting at an anti-transgender rally --In a new poll, two out of three southern Republicans support seceding as a region from the United States --Donald Trump goes completely anti-vaccine in a recent statement, playing up the idea of Republicans not getting vaccinated because they "do not trust" the Biden administration --Fox News reporter Peter Doocy is back in the White House press briefing room and determined to humiliate himself in front of Press Secretary Jen Psaki --California gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner gives a bizarre and unhinged interview to Fox News' Jeanine Pirro, raising questions about Jenner's connection to reality --Donald Trump's coup was much closer to becoming an attempted reality than we though, as we've learned from recent reporting --Voicemail caller Eggman doesn't feel that anti-vax victims of COVID and Trump rioters are uniquely victims who deserve empathy --On the Bonus Show: TX Senate passes bill removing require civil rights lessons from curriculum, Uta pharmacist gave COVID vaccine cards to unvaccinated people, the first Trump riot sentencing is upcoming, much more...


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