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    8/10/22: Inflation Down, Trump Deposition, Brain Worms Spread

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 58:55

    -- On the Show: -- July inflation numbers come in lower than expected, reducing year-over-year inflation from 9.1% to 8.5% -- Failed former President Donald Trump breaks his silence on the FBI raid of his home, instantly imploding in a series of unhinged posts to Truth Social -- Donald Trump's deposition is today in New York city -- Donald Trump is reportedly seeking a criminal defense attorney after the FBI raid of his home -- A judge rules that the IRS must indeed hand over Donald Trump's taxes to the House of Representatives -- The new conspiracy theory reaction to the FBI raid of Donald Trump's home is that the FBI planted evidence against Trump -- MAGA-world uncontrollably melts down over the FBI raid of Donald Trump's home, including Charlie Kirk, Newt Gingrich, Senator Marsha Blackburn, and more -- Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon says that the FBI raid of Donald Trump's home is the first step towards an assassination plot against Trump -- Alex Jones reportedly sent non-consensual nude pictures of his own wife to Trump confidant Roger Stone -- Matthew DePerno, a Trump-endorsed Republican nominee for Michigan Attorney General, is revealed to have participated in a voting machine tampering scam, per newly released documents -- Voicemail caller suggests that David get a motorcycle to scratch the itch of driving a manual transmission -- On the Bonus Show: WI, MN, VT, and CT primary results, US lawmakers look to crack down on airlines over canceled flights, most Americans support a national popular vote for President, much more...

    8/9/22: Trump Raided by FBI, All Hell Breaks Loose

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 59:33

    -- On the Show: -- Andrew Sullivan, author, editor, and blogger at the Weekly Dish, joins David to discuss the current state of Trumpism and the conservative movement --The FBI raids failed former President Donald Trump's house at Mar-a-Lago in Florida, and Trump absolutely loses it -- MAGA-world flips out in reaction to the FBI raid of Donald Trump's house, including Mark Levin, Bernie Kerik, Lauren Boebert, Alex Jones, Roger Stone, Sean Hannity, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Dan Bongino, and more -- Eric Trump, Donald Trump's son, appears on Fox News in reaction to the FBI raiding Trump's home, and makes a complete fool of himself -- Could the 2022 midterm elections be the worst ever for Republicans? -- Republican Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker is still unable to explain if and under what circumstances he will debate his opponent, incumbent Senator Raphael Warnock -- Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' text messages have reportedly been turned over to the House January 6 committee investigating the Trump riots -- Republican Alaska congressional candidate Sarah Palin is visibly confused when asked to explain what her priorities would be if she were elected -- Voicemail caller wonders whether the FBI raid on Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago home will inspire more Republicans to turn out and vote in the upcoming 2022 November midterm elections -- On the Bonus Show: Reconciliation bill includes nearly $80 billion for IRS, town dissolves police department after racist text messages, Florida prosecutor vows to fight Ron DeSantis' suspension, much more...

    8/8/22: Biden Major Wins as CPAC Horrifies World

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 62:19

    -- On the Show: -- President Joe Biden racks up major wins while in COVID quarantine, including the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, the killing of Al Qaeda terrorist Ayman al-Zawahiri, a tremendously good jobs report, 54 consecutive days of gas prices declines, and more -- Another look at why the "what is a woman?" question from Republicans is so absurd and bad faith -- Fox News' Maria Bartiromo's video about the latest excellent jobs report looks like a hostage video -- New pictures confirm the story about failed former President Donald Trump flushing documents down the toilet, despite Trump's denials -- Donald Trump's CPAC Texas 2022 speech is a total disaster, including Trump trying to kiss swimmer Riley Gaines, who awkwardly flinches and rejects him -- Correspondent Luke Beasley was on the ground at CPAC Texas 2022, and it was an absolutely disaster -- CPAC Texas 2022 was a representation of everything wrong with the United States, and we look at clips from Mike Lindell, Ted Cruz, Rick Scott, and Marjorie Taylor Greene -- Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is crushed by a $49 million verdict in the Sandy Hook defamation case -- Former Trump associated Roger Stone immediately takes to the air to desperately beg for money for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones moments after the $49 million defamation verdict against Jones -- Voicemail caller believes David had a nose job -- On the Bonus Show: Indiana lawmakers approve first state abortion ban since Roe v Wade was overturned, US automakers say 70% of electric vehicle models would not quality for Senate bill tax credit, New Zealand considers changing its name, much more...

    8/5/22: Brittney Griner Sentenced as Gun Debate Rages

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 60:14

    -- On the Show: -- A Russian teacher named Irina Gen has been sentenced in Russia for telling her students about her country's war crimes and she may have called the show a few months ago -- WNBA star Brittney Griner is sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison for cannabis oil possession -- Caller talks about the recession as it pertains to Canada -- Caller doesn't understand why so many Americans vote Republican -- Caller questions whether Joe Biden is running for reelection -- Caller wonders what happens to Trump supporters once Trump leaves politics -- Caller wants to abolish the electoral college -- Caller talks about debating people who are too far gone -- Caller is pro-gun and pro-gay rights -- David responds to emails and social media messages -- On the Bonus Show: Sandy Hook family awarded $4.1 million from Alex Jones, Biden has been talking about Trump more, Viktor Orban speaks at CPAC, and much more...

    8/4/22: Red Wave Diminishing, Alex Jones Caught

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 60:06

    -- On the Show: -- Rachel Bitecofer, election forecaster and analyst, host of the podcast The Election Whisperer, joins David to discuss the outlook for the 2022 midterm elections, which issues Democrats should run on, and whether recent polling is reassuring for Democrats -- Polling suggests Democrats continue to improve their shot at maintaining control of the Senate in the 2022 midterm elections -- Georgia Republican Senate candidate appears to have tricked the media into thinking that he plans to debate his opponent, Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock -- Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is caught lying during his defamation trial as a result of his own attorney accidentally sending an entire mobile phone copy to opposing counsel -- Alex Jones begs for mercy during his defamation trial, claiming that even a $2 million settlement would "sink" Infowars -- The January 6 committee investigating the Trump riots prepares to subpoena conspiracy theorist Alex Jones as a result of the revelations from his own defamation trial -- Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones admits that the Sandy Hook shooting is "100 real" during his defamation trial -- Donald Trump spends an entire day posting uncontrollably to Truth Social about his political endorsements -- Voicemail caller Eric from Massachusetts continues to assert absurd and ridiculous things about David and COVID -- On the Bonus Show: Golfers sue PGA over suspensions for playing in LIV Golf events, Republican Senator Josh Hawley is the only senator to vote against Finland and Sweden joining NATO, Georgia residents can now claim embryos as dependents on taxes, much more...

    8/3/22: Kansas Voters Save Abortion, DOD Coverup?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 59:24

    -- On the Show: -- In a stunning but not altogether surprising vote, Kansas voters decide to keep abortion legal -- More signs point to a coverup as it is reported that the Department of Defense wiped the phones of Trump-era leaders and erased January 6-related texts -- Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner flips out on Democratic Senator Joe Manchin during a strange interview -- Trumpist Republican Arizona candidate Kari Lake claims that there's voter fraud even the day before her election -- Judge Maya Guerra Gamble tells Alex Jones to stop chewing gum, to stop lying, and much more during his defamation trial -- A new poll shows Mehmet Oz losing by 11 points to Democratic candidate John Fetterman in the Pennsylvania Senate election -- Newsmax is increasingly thrilled about what they call a war between Donald Trump and Fox News -- Donald Trump reportedly did not kill Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri because he did not recognize his name -- Voicemail caller asks whether right wingers will continue to insist monkeypox is a "gay "disease once they come down with it -- On the Bonus Show: Top economists say Dems healthcare and climate plans will reduce inflation, Idaho abortion law draws federal lawsuit, Biden task force reunites 400 migrant children separated under Trump, much more...

    8/2/22: Al-Qaeda Leader Killed, Monkeypox Explodes

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 60:56

    --On the Show: --Paul Slovic, Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon and President of Decision Sciences Research Institute, joins David to discuss risk calculation and risk aversion --Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri has been killed in a strike ordered by President Joe Biden, and right wingers immediately and desperately attack Biden --Monkeypox continues to grow with New York City declaring a state of emergency --Failed former President Donald Trump endorses "Eric" in a race where both candidates are named Eric, Eric Greitens and Eric Schmitt --Right-wing disinformation node Charlie Kirk concedes that the Trump fundraising emails and text messages are bad, but thinks that Trumpists aren't dumb enough to fall for them --Formerly sane journalist Lara Logan falsely claims that illegal immigrants are getting social security numbers at the US-Mexico border --Radical Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert says that if guns are banned, people will be eating dogs --Voicemail caller wonders whether a millennial exodus might be coming --On the Bonus Show: Senate Republicans backtrack after veterans bill firestorm, death toll rises to 37 in eastern Kentucky flooding, Sandy Hook parents isolating with security during Alex Jones trial due to safety concerns, much more...

    8/1/22: China Threatens US, GOP Attacks Electric Vehicles

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 59:03

    --On the Show: --China threatens the United States over a potential visit by Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan --Radical Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene launches another brutal and ignorant attack on electric vehicles --Repugnant Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene seems very interested in being Donald Trump's running mate in 2024 --Andrew Torba, the CEO of Gab and a consultant to Republican Gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano, says that Jews are not welcome in the conservative movement --Donald Trump is confronted about the Saudi LIV golf tournament held over the weekend at his Bedminster golf club and Trump responds that "nobody's gotten to the bottom of 9/11" --Donald Trump's lawyers are now reportedly planning for criminal charges --Donald Trump says that Joe Biden's COVID was actually a misdiagnosis of dementia --Donald Trump sides with Russia yet again, this time on the issue of WNBA star Brittney Griner's imprisonment --Donald Trump is reportedly furious that Fox News is increasingly ignoring him and giving attention to other potential 2024 Republican presidential nominees --Voicemail caller rightly points out how bonkers the Alex Jones defamation trial is insane --On the Bonus Show: House passes assault weapons ban, JD Vance says abusive couples should stay together, military slot machines earn $100 million a year, and much more...

    7/29/22: Recession Fears Grow as Trump Donations in Question

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 56:51

    --On the Show: --The Gross Domestic Product falls for a second quarter in a row leaving many to wonder whether the United States is in a recession --Karl Rove questions where the Donald Trump campaign donations are actually going --Caller wonders what will happen if Trump is charged but not convicted --Caller talks about the federal criminal investigation into Trump --Caller admits to showering with glasses on and wiping them clear five times per shower --Caller doesn't know if climate change can be fixed fast enough --Caller wants to know how to respond to wacky conspiracy theories --Caller asks if west coast states matter in American politics --David responds to viewer emails and social media messages --On the Bonus Show: Manchin reaches deal on tax hike and climate bill, Republicans vote against post-9/11 burn pit legislation, and much more... ⚠️ Use code PAKMAN for a free supply of BlueChew at --Become a Supporter: --Follow us on Twitter: --Subscribe on YouTube: --Subscribe to the Pakman Live YouTube Channel: --Like us on Facebook: --Leave us a message at The David Pakman Show Voicemail Line (219)-2DAVIDP

    7/28/22: Senate Forecast Changes, Some Dems Back Away from Biden 2024

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 57:59

    --On the Show: --Democrats are now (slightly) favored to win the Senate in 2022 for the first time, based on the 538 Senate forecast --Some elected Democrats are now starting to back away from Joe Biden 2024 --The Republican National Committee is now warning Donald Trump that if he announces his run for 2024 before the midterms, they will stop paying his legal bills --Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker continues to be unable to speak remotely coherently --Joe Biden recovers from COVID and trolls Donald Trump while Fox News propagandist Sean Hannity tries to run interference for Trump on COVID --An Alaska 15-year-old shoots three of his siblings and himself, all died --Newsmax host Greg Kelly now targets Fox News for not supporting Donald Trump strongly enough --Marjorie Taylor Greene complains that Republicans may not vote in the upcoming midterms, but immediately pushes the big lie which encourages Republicans not to vote --Voicemail caller asks why people are obsessed with transgenderism and trans people --On the Bonus Show: Andrew Yang and others launch Forward party, Biden administration offers Russian arms dealer in exchange for Griner & Whelan, former police officers sentenced over George Floyd, much more...

    7/27/22: Trump Under Criminal Investigation, SCOTUS Leak in Focus

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 57:51

    --On the Show: --A new report claims Donald Trump is under criminal investigation by the Justice Department --Attorney General Merrick Garland says he is open to prosecuting Donald Trump --Donald Trump speaks at the America First Policy Institute event in Washington DC, spouting conspiracy theories, pretending to be transgender, and much more --A new report indicates that the Supreme Court leaker was likely conservative, hoping to prevent Bret Kavanaugh from changing his mind and voting to preserve Roe v Wade --CNN's Donie O'Sullivan interviews supporters of Donald Trump in Arizona and it's absolutely horrifying --Republicans will launch a massive investigation into Dr. Anthony Fauci if they win the 2022 midterm elections --One America News host Alison Steinberg begs liberals to help save the network as Verizon has dropped it from its lineup --Voicemail caller is worried about MyPillow Mike Lindell's mental health --On the Bonus Show: Republican attended gay son's wedding 3 days after voting against gay marriage, Russia says it will quit the International Space Station, teen activist body-shamed by Matt Gaetz raises more than $28,000, much more...

    7/26/22: Christian Nationalism Full Force, Secret Service is MIA

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 61:23

    --On the Show: --Jack Barsky, retired and reformed undercover KGB agent and author of the book Deep Undercover: My Secret Life and Tangled Allegiances as a KGB Spy in America, joins David to discuss his career and understanding of Russia in the context of Russia's current invasion of Ukraine. Get the book: --Republicans are now overtly becoming Christian nationalists, and it's incredibly dangerous --Despite claims that they were eager to testify and "correct the record," no one from Secret Service has testified under oath for the January 6 committee --Vice President Mike Pence's former Chief of Staff, Marc Short, has testified before a federal grand jury, and makes some major claims about Matt Gaetz --Donald Trump absolutely rages at Fox News' Fox N Friends for correctly reporting that Ron DeSantis is leading Trump in some recent 2024 polls --Convicted Steve Bannon calls for "4000 shock troops" to "deconstruct" government "brick by brick" in the latest indirect call for violence --Another Trump voter is found guilty of voter fraud, this time Barry Morphew, a suspect in his own wife's disappearance, who submitted a fraudulent ballot in her name --Voicemail caller correctly points out that right-wingers are much better than the left at firing up their base with in person events, rallies, and more --On the Bonus Show: Steve Bannon guilty of contempt of Congress, Florida school board rejects new sex education textbooks, two-thirds of Americans support Supreme Court term limits, much more...

    7/25/22: Gay Republicans Have Lost As GOP Goes Christian Nationalist

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 63:38

    --On the Show: --Gay Republicans realize the GOP hates them, more homophobic than ever --Radical Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene now openly calls for the Republican Party to be Christian nationalists --Donald Trump shows up hours late to his own rally in Arizona, at which he sweats profusely and is booed by his own followers for endorsing a candidate the audience does not like --Donald Trump tells obvious lies to an audience that doesn't know any better at the latest Turning Point USA event --A completely sped-up Donald Trump Jr speaks to the sycophantic crowd at the Turning Point USA event --Radical Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert denies being an escort for Republican Senator Ted Cruz while speaking at the Turning Point USA event --Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz claims that only ugly women want abortions, which they will never need since no one will impregnate them --Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' latest conspiracy theories are so unintelligible that his own audience doesn't understand them --Voicemail caller epitomizes the absurd reaction from some in our audience to a recent report about President Joe Biden's approval rating --On the Bonus Show: Ron DeSantis convinced Biden caused inflation, students in Dallas must wear clear backpacks after shooting Missouri Democrats planning "Hawlin' Hawley" 5k race, much more...

    7/22/22: New Biden Approval Low, COVID Conspiracies Explode

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 59:18

    --On the Show: --President Joe Biden's approval rating again hits a presidency low --Fox News guest claims Joe Biden getting COVID is "karma" for "pretending" to "have cancer," which Joe Biden did not do --OAN anchor Alison Steinberg is gleeful that Joe Biden has COVID, while a Newsmax guest wishes Biden the best, "but," and a Fox News anchor claims Biden had COVID in Israel last week --Caller asks if people should make an effort to pronounce difficult-to-pronounce names --Caller questions if a Donald Trump indictment would drive Republicans to the polls --Caller argues the left is pushing puberty blocker on trans kids --Caller plans to get a vasectomy in part over Roe vs. Wade getting overturned --Caller asks a number of questions and apologizes for previous calls --Caller wonders how Trump supporters would react to news that he's been indicted --Caller talks about potential 2024 Democratic presidential nominees besides Joe Biden and Kamala Harris --On the Bonus Show: Police officer sentenced to 2.5 years for role in George Floyd's death, Michael Avenatti loses $250 million defamation suit against Fox News, Senate introduces legal marijuana bill, and much more...

    7/21/22: J6 Committee Final Hearing, Rudy Must Testify

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 58:38

    --On the Show: --Arthur Brooks, Harvard Professor, PhD social scientist, columnist at The Atlantic, and author most recently of the book "From Strength to Strength: Finding Success, Happiness, and Deep Purpose in the Second Half of Life," joins David to discuss happiness, mindfulness, satisfaction, and the overlap with politics. Get the book: --President Joe Biden has COVID-19 --Right wing darling Charlie Kirk "destroys" a "crazy" "eco-nut" student, or does he? --The January 6 committee has video of Donald Trump experiencing "extreme difficulty" with his speech recorded just after the January 6 Trump riots --The conversation about gas prices on Fox News gets even dumber --Joe Biden incorrectly appears to announces that he has cancer --A bizarre segment on GB News about the recent historic heat wave is indistinguishable from a scene in the satirical film "Don't Look Up" --Donald Trump's former lawyer Rudy Giuliani is ordered to testify in the Georgia election fraud investigation --Voicemail caller says that running for President will not save Donald Trump from being indicted --On the Bonus Show: Democrats force every House Republican to vote on marriage equality, Biden announces incremental climate initiatives, Senate group reaches deal to reform Electoral Count Act, much more...

    7/20/22: The Text Messages Are Gone, Fake Electors Hit with Subpoenas

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 57:53

    --On the Show: --Secret Service is unable to provide the deleted text messages from January 6 to the Trump riot committee, raising the profile of this scandal significantly higher --Georgia's fake electors from the 2020 election have been subpoenaed in the Georgia criminal investigation --Fox News visibly struggles to cover the historic heat wave taking place without making mention of climate change --Donald Trump reportedly called Wisconsin official Robin Vos last week to try to get the 2020 election results overturned --Fox News host Jeanine Pirro unleashes a deranged and unhinged attack on electric vehicles during a recent broadcast --Right wingers appear to be officially moving on to gay marriage now that Roe v Wade has been overturned by the Supreme Court --2022 Trumpist Republican candidates continually cancel their interviews with David at the last minute --Openly gay Oklahoma Mayor Adam Graham has resigned his position in Village, Oklahoma over anti-gay threats and harassment --Homophobic pastor Jesse Lee Peterson, who is gay, causes a car accident while attempting to evade questions on the streets of Los Angeles --Voicemail caller asks whether Gavin Newsom can really win a presidential election given what the caller (wrongly) believes are weak results in California elections --On the Bonus Show: AOC and other lawmakers arrested outside Supreme Court, doctor who provided abortion to 10-year-old moves to sue for defamation, inflation is providing a cover for price fixing, much more... ❄️ Get 30% OFF a ChiliSleep sleep system at

    7/19/22: YouTuber Forced to Carry Dead Fetus, Trump NATSEC Adviser Will Testify

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 55:35

    --On the Show: --YouTuber Marlena Stell was forced to carry her dead fetus for two weeks after a miscarriage due to the Texas abortion ban --Donald Trump's former Deputy National Security Adviser Matthew Pottinger will testify at the January 6 Trump riot committee --Russia reportedly has accidentally shot down one of their own fighter jets --Fox News now slams Joe Biden for taking credit for the notable decline in gas prices after spending months blaming him for gas prices increasing --Radical Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene says that non-biological parents are "dangerous" to children --A black man awaiting a kidney transplant was beaten by hospital security --Donald Trump's former doctor, now Congressman Ronny Jackson, claims that Donald Trump was in better shape than 90% of people his age --Joe Rogan calls Donald Trump a man baby who was on drugs --Voicemail caller weighs in on the Donald Trump Jr / Kimberly Guilfoyle / Gavin Newsom triangle --On the Bonus Show: California leaders wanted inflation relief for poor seniors, Idaho Republicans reject amendment allowing health of the mother abortion exception, DOJ won't prosecute group linked to Stephen Colbert's Late Show," much more...

    7/18/22: Secret Service Texts Deleted, Fox News Prepares to Bail

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 60:04

    --On the Show: --Republican Senator Rick Scott appears on Fox News to demand that America get "back to work" despite one of the lowest unemployment rates of the last 50 years --Secret Service agents reportedly deleted text messages related to the January 6 Trump riots after officials asked for them --Texas hospitals are refusing to treat serious pregnancy issues for fear of legal liability related to the Texas anti-abortion law --Fox News host Maria Bartiromo wildly suggests, without evidence, that Joe Biden is being "fed" drugs to keep him functioning and wonders who is "really" in charge at the White House --California Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom comes out swinging in a clear test of the 2024 waters, saying Democrats must be ruthless, ferocious, and must put Republicans on the defensive --Donald Trump is reportedly telling his team that he must become President in 2024 in order to avoid criminal prosecution --Legal expert Norm Eisen believes that Donald Trump is heading towards indictment --Donald Trump completely loses it on Truth Social on Sunday afternoon, posting unintelligible message after message --Fox News appears to be preparing to dump support of Donald Trump, instead favoring Ron DeSantis as the 2024 Republican presidential nominee --Voicemail caller the Eggman faced antisemitism and calls for legal help while in prison --On the Bonus Show: Georgia's second-largest school district allowing non-officers to carry guns, Africa left behind as wealthy nations push 4th COVID booster shots, BMW offering heated seats on a monthly subscription, much more...

    7/15/22: Unify By Capitulating? No Thanks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 61:35

    --On the Show: --Donald Trump is absolutely terrified about the legal walls closing in around him, according to his niece Mary Trump --Newsmax host Greg Kelly disgustingly suggests that Joe Biden should pardon all January 6 Trump rioters to "unify" the country --MyPillow CEO and Founder Mike Lindell announces that he has new, very very big 2020 "cyber evidence" that will soon come out --Caller wonders what Donald Trump will do if he loses the 2024 Republican primary --Caller points out that the logic the right uses on guns isn't something they apply anywhere else --Caller questions if therapists would have a duty to report clients leaving red states to get an abortion --Caller asks if there is anything the Biden administration can do to open up abortion access in states that ban the procedure --Caller believes young people are being brainwashed by right-wing ideology --Caller talks about whether we've entered the era of post-persuasion politics --Caller worries white supremacist rhetoric will become more mainstream in American politics --Caller asks if Jews having guns in Nazi Germany would have prevented the Holocaust --Caller asks if David is trying to get a show on MSNBC or CNN --Caller wonders if the Democratic Party will panic over Joe Biden's low approval ratings --David reviews emails and social media messages from the audience --On the Bonus Show: Trump is expected to announce presidential run in the fall, Texas sues Biden over doctors being required to provide abortions in medical emergencies, Indiana AG to investigate doctor who performed 10-year-old's abortion, and much more...

    7/14/22: Coup Planning, Panicked Lawyers, Major Arrest Made

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 62:41

    --On the Show: --Lily Geismer, author of the book "Left Behind: The Democrats' Failed Attempt to Solve Inequality, joins David to discuss the book and more. Get the book: --Former Trump National Security Adviser John Bolton casually admits to planning coups in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper --Donald Trump's lawyers increasingly believe Trump's former Chief of Staff Mark Meadows is going down --An arrest is made in the Ohio rape of a 10-year-old, which recently became a viral story --After falsely claiming the Ohio rape of a 10-year-old was a fake story, right wing media casually delete tweets and shift the focus of the story onto the believed undocumented perpetrator --Republican Congressman Ralph Norman humiliates himself during a Congressional hearing with absurd questions about imaginary "post-birth abortions" --Anti-gay pastor and former David Pakman Show guest Jesse Lee Peterson is actually gay himself, and David tells stories of Peterson being "handsy" with David in Los Angeles --Voicemail caller calls in with absurd and bizarre COVID conspiracy theories --On the Bonus Show: Biden heads to Saudi Arabia after leaving Israel, US judge rules Subway can be sued over "100% tuna" claim, Lauren Boebert's restaurant officially closes, much more...

    7/13/22: Riot Committee Announces Witness Tampering as Rioter Regrets Everything

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 60:24

    --On the Show: --Anthony Barnett, founding editor of openDemocracy and author of "Taking Control! Humanity and America after Trump and the Pandemic" joins David to discuss the massive long term impact of the confrontation between Trump and Biden's Americas. Get the book: --Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney announces during the January 6 Committee hearings that Donald Trump attempted to call a witness to tamper with them, and the Department of Justice has been notified --January 6 Trump rioter Stephen Ayres testifies before the January 6 Committee, saying he regrets everything and was duped by Trump --Leaked audio from before the 2020 election exposes Trump adviser Steve Bannon explaining that Trump's plan was to claim victory regardless of the election results --A judge has ordered Republican Senator Lindsey Graham to testify in Georgia's Trump 2020 election fraud grand jury --Donald Trump explodes on Truth Social, spending the afternoon attacking Elon Musk after Musk called Trump a liar --The possible confrontation between Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis looks increasingly likely as DeSantis has scheduled a fundraiser in Utah with Republican megadonors --Voicemail caller wonders whether the Department of Justice under Merrick Garland hasn't charged anyone in connection with the January 6 Committee yet because they're waiting to indict everyone all at once --On the Bonus Show: First images from the James Webb space telescope are published, New York City monkeypox cases double, Jill Biden apologizes for saying Latinos are as unique as breakfast tacos, much more...

    7/12/22: Biden Approval Collapses, Half of GOP Ready to Abandon Trump

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 62:48

    --On the Show: --As gas prices decline, Fox News now does a story expressing concern that lower gas prices are bad for locally-owned gas stations --Joe Biden's approval collapses, now lower than any President at this point in their first term dating all the way back to Harry Truman in the 1940's --In a stunning new poll, half of Republican voters say they are ready to abandon Donald Trump if an alternative candidate appears for 2024 --A new poll shows that Donald Trump is still the most popular Republican, pointing to an absolutely bonkers 2024 Republican primary if Trump runs --Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert is now openly trying to destroy the Constitution --Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert has been reported to the FBI over her tweet that it is time to "terminate" the Presidency of Joe Biden --Elon Musk turns on Donald Trump, instantly triggering MAGA-TWITTER --Disgraced former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly will help you with your life, for a fee --Voicemail caller asks whether Donald Trump or Ron DeSantis would be more dangerous as President --On the Bonus Show: Twitter vows to sue Elon Musk, California Governor says CA will make its own low-cost insulin, euro and dollar almost at parity for first time in 20 years, much more...

    7/11/22: Is the Economy TOO GOOD? Fox News Investigates

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 60:14

    --On the Show: --The pro-gun right wing explodes after former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is assassinated in Japan with a homemade gun --Fox News' new alarmist talking point is that there might be too many jobs, which could be bad for the economy --Donald Trump holds a rally in Alaska to go after Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski, and it goes horribly wrong --Sarah Palin goes off the rails at Trump's Alaska rally, at one point demanding that Alaska "chick" show others what a woman is --Alaska Trump rally attendees are just as unhinged as delusional as those in the contiguous 48 states --MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell speaks at Donald Trump's rally in Anchorage, Alaska and claims that votes were "stoled" from Donald Trump --Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg delivers a masterclass in responding to bogus questions during an appearance on Fox News --Democratic Senator Dick Durbin has absolutely no patience for the tired right wing talking point that Chicago has strict gun laws but lots of gun violence --Voicemail caller is upset that David makes comments during his coverage of Donald Trump rallies --On the Bonus Show: Biden mulling health emergency for abortion access, pregnant Texas woman says unborn baby should count as passenger for carpool lane, First Amendment advocates response to law limiting recording of police, much more...

    7/8/22: Trump Possibly Ordered IRS Audits, Suggests Presidential Run

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2022 63:11

    --On the Show: --Former FBI Director James Comey and his deputy Andrew McCabe faced intensive IRS audits allegedly at the direction of Donald Trump --Donald Trump signals that he's running for president again in 2024 --Caller asks if Democrats should infiltrate Republican primaries --Caller talks about Republicans refusing to discuss gun control after mass shootings --Caller discusses when life begins in the context of abortion rights --Caller points out that most Trump supporters would not pass a US citizenship test --Caller talks about the historian presidential rankings --Caller discusses gun safety measures --Caller is an ultrasound technician who talks about early pregnancy --Caller points out the undemocratic nature of the Senate --David reviews emails and messages from viewers --On the Bonus Show: Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe assassinated, a gutted Build Back Better returns, and much more...

    7/7/22: Boris Johnson Resigns in Shame as Gas Prices Decline

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 60:57

    --On the Show: --British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffers a major humiliation and will resign after losing his party's support --Republicans are surprisingly not crediting Joe Biden for the recent sustained decline in gas prices, despite previously blaming him for the increase in gas prices --The pro-gun right is now blaming anti-depressants and marijuana for mass shootings --Republican Senator Lindsey Graham says he will fight the court subpoena issued in Georgia for him to appear related to the Trump election fraud attempt --Republican Congresswoman Debbie Lesko says on the floor of the House that she would shoot her own grandchildren to protect them --Some Republicans, including Republican Congressman Jim Jordan, are already endorsing Donald Trump for 2024 --Could Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene really be as ignorant as she appears to be? --Right wing trucker leader David "Santa" Riddell has been arrested while protesting non-existent COVID mandates --Voicemail caller asks whether "9 month abortions" really exist --On the Bonus Show: How women will obtain banned abortion pills, Democrats press Joe Biden to use authority to legalize cannabis, US drag queens stand their ground while facing right wing intimidation, much more...

    7/6/22: USA Humiliated, Plagued by Shootings & Morons

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 61:29

    --On the Show: --Jeffrey Mandell, President and lead counsel at Law Forward, the law firm that filed the landmark lawsuit against the fraudulent 2020 electors in Wisconsin, joins David to discuss the fake elector scam --The mass shooter from Highland Park, Illinois, legally bought the guns used in the shooting after police had already seized numerous knives from him --Disgraced former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly absolutely loses his mind over "minorities" after the Highland Park, Illinois mass shooting --Donald Trump's former lawyers Rudy Giuliani and John Eastman, as well as Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, have been subpoenaed by the investigators of the Georgia election fraud attempt by Trump --Doctors are increasingly hesitant to treat pregnant cancer patients for fears they could be arrested for abortion-related "crimes" --Radical Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene delivers a relentless series of outrageous and unhinged comments at a recent religious event --Joe Rogan reveals that Donald Trump has tried to get on his podcast multiple times, and Rogan has declined --Alex Holder's forthcoming docuseries about the Trump family, called "Unprecedented," looks like it will be absolutely incredible --Voicemail caller asks David why he is "against" anecdotes --On the Bonus Show: Gavin Newsom stronger than Kamala Harris for 2024, US gas prices down for 21 days in a row, Brittney Griner is asking Joe Biden for help getting out of Russia, much more...

    7/5/22: Shootings Plague 4th of July as GOP Falters Badly in Polls

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 60:37

    --On the Show: --After even more mass shootings on the 4th of July, most of which were outdoors, the focus shifts from doors to rooftops and ladders, rather than guns --Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney says he looks forward to not being mayor and being constantly worried about mass shootings at large events --It's becoming increasingly difficult to believe that Joe Biden is going to run for re-election --Wyoming's Republican primary debate for the House of Representatives goes horribly wrong, with Liz Cheney facing off against a number of candidates completely untethered from reality --Donald Trump freaks out over possible criminal charges coming his way as a result of the January 6 Committee, slamming Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney as "despicable" --A 10-year-old girl, pregnant due to rape, in Ohio, is being denied an abortion --Republican Governor of South Dakota Kristie Noem defends her state's abortion ban when asked whether a 10-year-old should be forced to give birth --Jordan Peterson's new show with The Daily Wire appears to be satirical, but it's all too real --MyPillow founder and CEO Mike Lindell testifies before the a Louisiana Senate committee about so-called voter fraud and completely humiliates himself --Voicemail caller comments on radical Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene blaming antidepressants for mass shootings --On the Bonus Show: Producer Pat's Hawaii stories, New York City's shortage of public restrooms, much more... ☕ Delicious Javy coffee: Use code PAKMAN for 25% OFF at

    7/4/22: Another Anti-Abortion Law, 2022 GOP Debates Are a Joke (CLASSIC EPISODE FROM 5/2/22)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 56:23

    --On the Show: --Shortages continue, including hot sauce, condiments, computer chips, nurses, airline pilots, and more --Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger slams Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert as the "Christian Taliban" for her recent comments attacking the separation of church and state --Republican Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn says abortion should be illegal even for a 12-year-old rape victim carrying her own father's child in the latest anti-choice insanity -Caller asks if we are on the way to Christian theocracy -Caller asks if the SCOTUS decision on Roe v. Wade will have electoral consequences -Caller asks if prayer during public school sporting events is coercive -Caller asks if the January 6th Committee will change anybody's mind -Caller asks if football is disproportionately Christian -Caller asks if atheists can win elections in the United States -Caller asks if political violence is necessary -Caller has a question about tax policy -This week's mailbag --On the Bonus Show: Gregg Abbott blames Joe Biden for tractor trailer deaths in Texas, workers fired for not joining Christian prayer, it's still not clear if Joe Biden is running for re-election --Become a Supporter: --Follow us on Twitter: --Subscribe on YouTube: --Subscribe to the Pakman Live YouTube Channel: --Like us on Facebook: --Leave us a message at The David Pakman Show Voicemail Line (219)-2DAVIDP

    7/1/22: Republican Calls Out Christian Taliban, Shortages Continue

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 61:45

    --On the Show: --Shortages continue, including hot sauce, condiments, computer chips, nurses, airline pilots, and more --Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger slams Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert as the "Christian Taliban" for her recent comments attacking the separation of church and state --Republican Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn says abortion should be illegal even for a 12-year-old rape victim carrying her own father's child in the latest anti-choice insanity -Caller asks if we are on the way to Christian theocracy -Caller asks if the SCOTUS decision on Roe v. Wade will have electoral consequences -Caller asks if prayer during public school sporting events is coercive -Caller asks if the January 6th Committee will change anybody's mind -Caller asks if football is disproportionately Christian -Caller asks if atheists can win elections in the United States -Caller asks if political violence is necessary -Caller has a question about tax policy -This week's mailbag --On the Bonus Show: Gregg Abbott blames Joe Biden for tractor trailer deaths in Texas, workers fired for not joining Christian prayer, it's still not clear if Joe Biden is running for re-election

    6/30/22: Subpoenas Begin as Smears Continues

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 62:25

    --On the Show: --Joe Henrich, Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University and author of the book "The WEIRDest People in the World: How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous," joins David to discuss the WEIRD acronym, cultural differences between people, and much more. Get the book: --Right-wing propaganda website Breitbart runs a story smearing January 6 witness Cassidy Hutchinson based on the tweets of conspiracy theorist Jack Posobiec --January 6 Committee witness Cassidy Hutchinson is accused of lying about her own handwriting --The January 6 Trump riot committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump's former White House counsel Pat Cipollone --The lawyer for Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas, says she is to stressed out to testify before the January 6 Committee --Donald Trump appears to turn on both Fox News and Newsmax during an unhinged Newsmax interview --Rudy Giuliani admits to having asked Donald Trump for a pardon in a tweet, and subsequently deletes the tweet --Joe Rogan appears to support radical Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for President in 2024 --Voicemail caller leaves a message about the controversy over David's Spanish pronunciations --On the Bonus Show: Woman shot dead while pushing a baby stroller in Manhattan, four people are charged in the tractor trailer mass casualty event, a look at R Kelly and Ghislaine Maxwell's prison sentences, much more... ⚠️ Use code PAKMAN for a free supply of BlueChew at ☕ Delicious Javy coffee: Use code PAKMAN for 25% OFF at

    6/29/22: Blockbuster Riot Witness Takes Control of News Cycle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 60:59

    --On the Show: --Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump Chief-of-Staff Mark Meadows, delivers explosive testimony to the January 6 Committee, including that Donald Trump assaulted a Secret Service agent, tried to commandeer a vehicle, and threw food at a wall, leaving a ketchup stain --Cassidy Hutchinson testifies to the January 6 Committee that former Trump Chief-of-Staff Mark Meadows confirmed that Donald Trump indeed believe --Donald Trump has a childish and humiliating meltdown on Truth Social over the testimony by Cassidy Hutchinson given to the January 6 Committee --Fox News is in shambles after the devastating testimony of Cassidy Hutchinson to the January 6 Committee, oscillating between stunned silences and confused statements --Right wing media instantly launches a smear campaign against Cassidy Hutchinson after her testimony to the January 6 Committee --The January 6 Committee presents evidence that Trumpists are attempting to intimidate Committee witnesses, which could meet the standard for the federal crime of witness tampering --In a stunning reversal, Democrats are suddenly winning every major recent 2022 generic ballot poll --There are growing discussions of Hillary Clinton for 2024 --Voicemail caller is furiously signing up for memberships merely to furiously cancel them –On the Bonus Show: Stacks of bodies found dead in a trailer on the southern border, Elizabeth Warren says Democrats are just two votes away from codifying Roe v Wade, study finds cannabis users are 25% more likely to be hospitalized or need emergency care, much more… ☁️ Use code PAKMAN for 25% off Airly crackers:

    6/28/22: Another Disastrous SCOTUS Decision, 1 Million Switch to GOP

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 65:33

    --On the Show: --Bobby Azarian, cognitive neuroscientist and author of the new book "The Romance of Reality: How the Universe Organizes Itself to Create Life, Consciousness, and Cosmic Complexity," joins David to discuss misunderstandings about the reality of the universe, and much more. Get the book: --The Supreme Court rules in defense of a high school football coach who led prayers on the field after games --1 million voters have reportedly switched to the Republican Party, potentially a disaster for Democrats in the upcoming 2022 midterm elections --Outrageous and dangerous Trump lawyer John Eastman has his phone seized by the FBI and later appears on Tucker Carlson's Fox News propaganda show --South Dakota will try to imprison abortion doctors --Kari Lake, a 2022 Trumpist Republican candidate, absolutely loses it when confronted by Fox News host Bret Baier about her hypocrisy on Drag Queens --Radical Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert goes full theocracy, claiming that she is "tired of separation of church and state" --Even Newsmax host Greg Kelly calls out Rudy Giuliani for his exaggeration about the supposed "attack" he recently suffered when someone patted him on the back --Voicemail caller asks how much David will have to pay for the recent baby-related hospitalizations and medical care

    America in Crisis as Horrified World Looks On 6/27/22 TDPS Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 59:50

    --On the Show: --David temporarily becomes a single dad when his partner is urgently hospitalized for emergency surgery --Contrary to in typical elections, running on gun safety and abortion rights might actually be an effective strategy for Democrats in the coming 2022 midterms --Pro-choice activists Zoe Warren and Julianne D'Eredita rightly crush Democrats' opportunistic fundraising appeals in the immediate aftermath of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v Wade --A visibly disoriented Donald Trump holds a rally in Illinois in support of Republican candidate Mary Miller, and it goes horribly wrong --Donald Trump supporters are interviewed before a rally in Illinois, and it's worse than ever --MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell fails to rouse a Donald Trump rally crowd in Illinois, and announces his new business, MyCoffee --Radical Republican South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem, a Donald Trump sycophant, is interviewed about Roe v Wade and she goes down in flames trying to coherently explain her position on supporter mothers --Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz reportedly sought a pardon from failed former President Donald Trump prior to the January 6, 2021 riots, raising questions about the motivations for such a requestr --Extremely confident voicemail caller attempts to puts to rest all speculation about UFOs --On the Bonus Show: Sarah Huckabee Sanders says kids in the womb will be as safe as in classrooms if she is Governor, report finds that concealed carry laws boost gun crime by one third, 57% of Americans believe the Supreme Court will reverse gay marriage, much more...

    6/24/22: FBI Raids Fake Trump Elector's Home as SCOTUS Strikes Down Gun Control

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 54:31

    --On the Show: --Farron Cousins, host of Farron Balanced and Ring of Fire, fills in for David. Check out his YouTube channel at --The FBI raids the home of fake Trump elector Brad Carver --Attorney General Merrick Garland needs to get busy working on a case prosecuting Donald Trump for his January 6th involvement --Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) says that he's willing to testify against Donald Trump before the January 6th committee --Marjorie Taylor Greene tells a British reporter to "go back to your country" over a disagreement about gun control --The Supreme Court rules the Second Amendment guarantees a right for people to carry firearms outside of their homes --Senator Roger Marshall (R-KS) threatens to cut school lunch funding if guidance preventing discrimination against trans kids continues --Former Congressman Joe Walsh argues the January 6th hearings won't affect the midterms --Republican pollster Frank Luntz says Donald Trump is "paying a price" from the January 6th hearings --Republicans defend House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy from recent attacks by Donald Trump --Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) claims he had nothing to do with the scheme to send Mike Pence fake electoral votes --Fox News host Martha MacCallum says there's a "stunning" lack of evidence of Trump's voter fraud claims --On the Bonus Show: Democrats launch plan to unseat Lauren Boebert, FDA orders ban on Juul vapes, COVID vaccine rollouts begin for children under 5, and much more...

    6/23/22: Ivanka Lied About Coup and DeSantis Beating Trump

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 58:35

    --On the Show: --Farron Cousins, host of Farron Balanced and Ring of Fire, fills in for David. Check out his YouTube channel at --One of the major reasons why Donald Trump was unsuccessful in his coup attempt was because the people surrounding him were comically incompetent --Documentary footage proves Ivanka Trump lied about whether she supported the coup attempt --The January 6th committee adjusts its hearing scheduling citing coming across new evidence --Republican senators pretend as though the January 6th hearings are super boring --Ron DeSantis is ahead of Trump in a New Hampshire primary poll, 39% to 37% --Marjorie Taylor Greene goes on a strange rant on the House floor --Lauren Boebert requests $33 million from Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg after repeatedly insulting him --Democratic groups try to elevate extremist Republican candidates ahead of the 2022 midterms --Corporate price gouging is at its highest levels since the 1950s --The vast majority of voters support a ban on individual stock trading for members of Congress --On the Bonus Show: Republican AG convicted on two impeachment charges, there are no good Republicans in the January 6th story, Herschel Walker says there are 52 states, and much more... ☕ Delicious Javy coffee: Use code PAKMAN for 25% OFF at ☁️ Use code PAKMAN for 25% off Airly crackers:

    6/22/22: Jan 6 Hearings Continue as More Uvalde Police Details Emerge

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 52:53

    --On the Show: --Producer Pat Ford fills in for David as he continues his paternity leave --The January 6th hearings continue with testimony from Republican officials whom Donald Trump pressured into overturning state election results --Donald Trump admitted in private that he lost the 2020 election and this was heard by his former aide Alyssa Farah Griffin --The Uvalde Police Department is working with a private law firm to block details from coming out about the recent school shooting --Donald Trump says on Wayne Allyn Root's radio show he won't necessarily be supporting Kevin McCarthy for House Speaker --Krystal Ball schools Bill Maher on the topics of inflation and whether Joe Biden is losing popularity because he's gone too far left --A number of Supreme Court decisions are expected to be announced in the coming days --Louisiana passes an abortion ban that will be triggered into law if the Supreme Court overturns Roe vs. Wade --Joe Biden weighs instituting a gas tax holiday to ease ballooning gasoline prices --A gas station manager is fired after a typo leads to him selling 69-cent gasoline --MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell says Walmart is canceling him for taking his products out of their retail stores --On the Bonus Show: Ron Johnson tried to give Mike Pence fake ballots, 70% of voters want a congressional stock trading ban, and much more...

    6/21/22: Bonkers Texas GOP Convention and Evangelicals Forgive Herschel Walker

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 57:32

    --On the Show: --Luke Beasley, host of "The Luke Beasley Show" and TDPS correspondent, fills in for David. Check out his YouTube channel at --Donald Trump gives an off-the-rails speech at the Faith and Freedom Coalition --Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) has a difficult time arguing against gun control measures during a Fox News Sunday appearance --Evangelicals applaud Republican Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker as he talks about his child abandonment scandal --Republicans turn on each other at the Texas GOP convention, with both Dan Crenshaw and Ted Cruz receiving criticism --The official Texas Republican Party platform says that the 2020 election was rigged and that Joe Biden is an "illegitimate" president --A gay Republican group gets banned from the Texas GOP convention --Trump explodes on his social media platform Truth Social --Republican Missouri Senate candidate Eric Greitens threatens to shoot fellow Republicans in his latest campaign ad --Amazon has gone through nearly all of its available workers --A district court judge. Davird O. Carter, says that Donald Trump may get indicted --On the Bonus Show: Biden falls off his bike, Ted Cruz attacks Pelosi about drag queens, Trump claims he's most popular with blacks and Hispanics, and much more...

    6/20/22: Joe Biden's Best Moments So Far

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 58:42

    --On the Show: --A themed show on Joe Biden's biggest accomplishments so far --Joe Biden wins Pennsylvania, pushing him over 270 electoral college and making him the President-elect --Joe Biden has done more good in a week than Donald Trump did in four years --Joe Biden launches air strikes against Syria, reportedly in response to attacks against American troops in Iraq, and at roughly the same time, it appears the $15 minimum wage will be removed from the COVID relief bill --Right wing media and Republicans are absolutely furious at the fast and increasing pace of vaccinations under President Joe Biden, including Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham, and many other --President Joe Biden announces full vaccine eligibility starting on April 19, and Fox News reporter Peter Doocy asks Biden about golf --Joe Biden will announce a full withdrawal of all American troops from Afghanistan to be completed no later than September 11, 2021 --The House of Representatives finally passes a bipartisan, albeit it much smaller, $1.2 trillion infrastructure package

    6/17/22: Trump Riot Hearings Go Nuclear, Endless Wrongdoing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 62:15

    --On the Show: --Evidence is presented at the January 6 Committee Trump riot hearings that Donald Trump was told his plan to overturn the election was illegal, but he continued to push it regardless --Evidence is presented at the January 6 Committee Trump riot hearings that Donald Trump's lawyer, John Eastman, knew the plan he was proposing to overturn the election was illegal, and he even wanted a pardon from Trump in advance --Revelations from the January 6 Committee Trump riot hearings show that rioters got to within 40 feet of then-Vice President Mike Pence, and that the Proud Boys indeed would have killed Pence had they gotten the chance --Caller wonders why people like listening to Dave Ramsey --Caller talks about the importance of trade and vocational schools --Caller talks about the controversy surrounding Herschel Walker abandoning his kids --Caller talks about the media's role in inspiring mass shootings --Caller points out that Mike Pence is no hero for certifying the 2020 election results --Caller thinks the left should use fear to get people to vote --Caller talks about right wingers in America acting like no other countries exist --David responds to viewer emails --On the Bonus Show: New Mexico Republican refuses to certify election results, Biden and Powell say a recession is not inevitable, and much more... ☁️ Use code PAKMAN for 25% off Airly crackers:

    6/16/22: Ginni Thomas Implicated, PA Republicans Losing 1st Polls

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 65:35

    --On the Show: --Gary Stevenson, inequality economist and former interest rates trader, joins David to discuss why the wealth gap is bad for the economy and how to actually reduce inequality --Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' wife, Ginny Thomas, is directly implicated in the January 6 Trump riots after emails leak showing her corresponding with Trump lawyer John Eastman --Mehmet Oz and Doug Mastriano, the two Trump-endorsed Republican candidates in Pennsylvania, are both losing to Democrats in the latest polling --Republican Congressman Barry Loudermilk is implicated in giving future January 6 rioters a tour of the Capitol, which he denies, and he gives a very strange interview to Fox News' Laura Ingraham pleading his case --Republican Congressman Ronny Jackson, who is also Donald Trump's former doctor, gleefully tweets about Dr. Anthony Fauci having COVID --It is revealed that Trump-endorsed Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker, who criticizes absentee fathers, has multiple children that he doesn't see --Rudy Giuliani quietly deletes tweets claiming that he was not drunk on election night 2020 --The Eggman leaves a voicemail telling wild stories of his time in prison --On the Bonus Show: 29 Arizona lawmakers received emails messages from Ginni Thomas, scientists say they are closer than ever to cancer vaccine, Monkeypox cases keep rising as CDC issues new guidance, much more...

    6/15/22: Republicans Softly Maybe Support Gun Bill as Scams Exposed

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 58:35

    --On the Show: --An explainer on inflation, including how inflation itself eventually reduces inflation --Republicans, including Mitch McConnell, suddenly signal support for the new gun safety bill, which is a very weak bill --Donald Trump explodes on Truth Social as the January 6 Trump riot committee hearings crush him --Donald Trump claims to have written an outrageous 12-page letter responding to the January 6 committee Trump riot hearings --Donald Trump Jr's then-girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle was paid $60,000 in Trump donor money to speak for barely more than two minutes at the January 6 Washington DC rally --Technical disasters hilariously plague former Fox News host Greta Van Susteren's first episode on the radical right wing media outlet Newsmax --Radical right wing Newsmax host Chris Salcedo wildly claims that Nancy Pelosi wants Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh killed so that Joe Biden can appoint a new justice --Pro-Trump Republican candidate Mark Burns calls for the killing of the parents of LGBT kids --Formerly gay right-wing provocateur Mile Yiannopoulos is now interning with radical Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, and is also her podcast sidekick in a bizarre turn of events --Voicemail caller is not impressed with David's impression of Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones --On the Bonus Show: Florida abortion ban violates Jews' religious freedom, Russian agent linked to radioactive poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko dead of COVID, Russia's rebranded McDonald's calls itself Delicious, much more...

    6/14/22: Massive Dumps Resurface in Riot Hearing as Stock Market Tanks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 66:03

    --On the Show: --Sheila Heen, Harvard Law School Professor, Founder of Triad Consulting, and co-author of the New York Times bestselling books "Difficult Conversations" and "Thanks for the Feedback," joins David to discuss having difficult conversations, arguments, and disagreements with friends, family, coworkers, and more. Get the latest book: --"Big massive dumps" go viral at the second day of the Donald Trump January 6 riot hearings --Every single one of Donald Trump's 2020 election lies is brutally debunked during the second day of the Donald Trump January 6 riot committee hearings --It is alleged at the Trump riot hearings that Donald Trump was taking advice from a drunk Rudy Giuliani in the immediate aftermath of the 2020 election --It appears that the Trump Official Election Defense Fund didn't really exist and was merely another scam fundraising vehicle --Rudy Giuliani admits that the January 6 rally and subsequent march to the Capitol was indeed to try to steal electoral votes, and thus the election --Former White House Counsel Norm Eisen believes that Donald Trump will be prosecuted in Georgia for his attempt to steal the election from Joe Biden --Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis says that peaceful protesters at the Supreme Court are "an insurrection" --A very sad and sick Trumpist believes that John F Kennedy and John F Kennedy, Jr are currently President and Vice President, respectively --Weaponized voicemail caller wildly claims that Justin and Hailey Bieber have been "injured" by COVID vaccines --On the Bonus Show: David's baby talk, stock markets sink dramatically as bear market territory is reached, much more...

    6/13/22: Trump Turns on Ivanka, Gun Control Bill Expected to Pass

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 57:57

    --On the Show: --Producer Pat Ford fills in for David today --Ten Senate Republicans agree to support a comprehensive bill regarding gun control and mental health funding --The new CPI data shows year-over-year inflation at 8.6% and the national average for gas prices reaches $5 per gallon --Donald Trump makes a Truth Social post being critical of his daughter Ivanka after her video testimony was used on day one of the January 6th hearings --Fox News ran interference for Trump and his allies during day one of the January 6th hearings, refusing to the play the audio from it and showing Tucker Carlson instead --Truth Social is reportedly censoring users' posts about the January 6th hearings in an epic display of hypocrisy for the supposed "free speech" social media platform --Congressman Matt Gaetz says Representative Jamie Raskin shouldn't be on the January 6th committee because the trauma from losing his son will "cloud his judgement" --The decision about whether to indict Trump in the Georgia election fraud case should be coming in the next couple of weeks --Kyle Rittenhouse announces he's going to Texas A&M University, but the school disagrees and says he hasn't been admitted there --OAN cuts to a generic viagra commercial after doing a fluff piece about Donald Trump in a hilariously awkward transition --Sarah Palin advances to the second round of voting in her race to represent Alaska in the US House of Representatives --On the Bonus Show: What to expect on day two of the January 6th hearings, Fox News plans to broadcast the hearings, and much more...

    6/10/22: January 6th Hearings Begin, Trump Explodes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 55:23

    --On the Show: --Luke Beasley, host of "The Luke Beasley Show" and TDPS correspondent, fills in for David. Check out his YouTube channel at --Day one of the January 6th hearings reveal, among other bombshells, that Donald Trump backed the idea from the rioters of hanging Mike Pence --Donald Trump responds to accusations against him by the January 6th committee with posts to Truth Social --An 11-year-old survivor of the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas provides heartbreaking testimony about the attack --Republican Congressman Louis Gohmert wants the response to the recent mass shootings to be more prayer --A man allegedly cuts three people in a mass stabbing attack and no one died because knives are generally less dangerous than guns --Former Trump advisor Peter Navarro is fundraising to pay for his legal bills relating to his contempt of Congress charge --The FBI arrests leading Republican candidate for Governor of Michigan Ryan Kelley for his alleged role in the January 6th Capitol riots --Another out-of-control pastor calls for the execution of gay people --Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz make a handful of disturbing comments in an appearance together --On the Bonus Show: Fox News's response to the January 6th hearings, armed man outside Justice Kavanaugh's house arrested, raising the gun ownership age to 21 makes total sense, and much more...

    6/9/22: The Truth About Vaccine "Mandates"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 62:16

    --On the Show: --A themed show about vaccine mandates --Trump supporters are absolutely furious about Joe Biden's plan to enact a 100-day mask mandate that will apply only to federal buildings and modes of transit regulated by the federal government like airplanes, trains and buses --A judge rules that Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott cannot enforce his ban on mask mandates --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 --Fox News hosts lie about their own vaccine mandate, claiming it is merely a protocol, a meaningless distinction without a practical difference --Fox News propagandist Tucker Carlson is finally confronted about Fox News' own vaccine mandate --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 --Mask mandates are quickly being eliminated in a variety of states, including blue states, but not everyone agrees that it's time --Voicemail caller points out that the new US trucker convoy and others are protesting so-called "mandates" that do not even exist in the United States

    6/8/22: Republican Civil War Won't Stop Anytime Soon

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 63:56

    --On the Show: --A themed show about Republican infighting --A Republican civil war appears to be growing as Fox News host Sean Hannity appears to turn on former Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell --Trump supporters in a diner in Oklahoma turn on Trump over the topic of the coronavirus vaccine in a fascinating CNN segment --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 --Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones turns on Donald Trump over his recent pro-vaccine statements, calling him "ignorant" and "evil" --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 --The smear campaign of Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis by Donald Trump for 2024 has started --Former Vice President Mike Pence turns on Trump in a speech to the Federalist Society, explaining he had no right to overturn the 2020 election results, and Donald Trump absolutely loses it in response --One of Donald Trump's former White House Press Secretaries, Stephanie Grisham, apologizes for working for Trump, calling him a "con man" --An argument and almost a physical fight break out at an Ohio Republican Senate primary debate between candidates Josh Mandel and Mike Gibbons

    6/7/22: 2022 Midterms - Disaster or Not That Bad?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 60:19

    --On the Show: --A themed show about the 2022 midterm races --Democracy is in peril if Republicans take control of the House of Representatives in the 2022 midterm elections --Trump-endorsed Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker questions evolution by asking "why are there still apes" if evolution is real? --Pennsylvania Republican Senate Candidate Mehmet Oz goes to a grocery store to film a staged performance about the high price of vegetables --California Republican Secretary of State candidate Rachel Hamm says that she is running because her son found Jesus in a closet --Failed Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin announces she is running for Congress to fill the seat left empty by the late Don Young --Caller wonders if Beto O'Rourke has a chance of defeating Greg Abbott to become Governor of Texas --Doug Mastriano, a dangerous radical "Stop the Steal" Trumpist, has won the Pennsylvania Republican Gubernatorial primary election and will face off against Democrat Josh Shapiro in November --Bizarre Republican Arizona House candidate Ron Watkins delivers a cringeworthy debate performance in the recent Republican debate

    6/6/22: Gun Sales Spike, Mehmet Oz Wins Primary

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 60:27

    --On the Show: --Assault rifle says predictably skyrocket in the aftermath of recent mass shootings --Radical Republican Congressman Steve Scalise blames "defund the police" for gun violence in the United States --Former Vice President Mike Pence's Secret Service team was warned that Donald Trump's rhetoric on January 6 might endanger Pence --Mehmet Oz wins his Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary and he will face Democratic nominee John Fetterman after Oz's opponent, Dave McCormick, concedes --Former Donald Trump adviser Peter Navarro is arrested, handcuffed, booked and indicted for his contempt of Congress related to the January 6 Trump riot committee, and Donald Trump absolutely loses it --Former Attorney General Eric Holder believes that Donald Trump and his top staffers will ultimately be criminally indicted --The forthcoming January 6 committee primetime hearings will reportedly contain explosive video of testimony from Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner --Radical Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis again leads Donald Trump in a 2024 Republican straw poll for the Republican presidential nomination --OAN host Ailson Steinberg rants about "globalists" tracking her through her Nest thermostat --New York Republican Congressman Chris Jacobs, who recently expressed openness to gun control regulations, has been abandoned by the Republican Party and will not run for re-election --Voicemail caller dispels that notion that cannabis leads to mass shootings --On the Bonus Show: Trump wants propaganda kids book taught in schools, Supreme Court lets states use illegally gerrymandered Republican maps in 2022 midterms, Herschel Walker makes weakest criticism of Trump, and much more...

    6/3/22: Assault Weapons Ban is Back on the Table

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 60:08

    --On the Show: --Debunking the often-repeated notion that gun violence is a "Democrat city" problem --The House of Representatives will move forward on an assault weapons ban, per Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi --Caller is thinking about a modern New Deal --Caller discusses how to have good faith conversations --Caller talks about toxic fandom --Caller thinks the NRA gets too much of the blame for shootings --Caller wonders if Democrats should run on abortion and gun control in the 2022 midterms --Caller points out that guns would be useless in a fight against the government --Caller asks why mass shootings have increased --Caller's parents believe Donald Trump won the 2020 election --Caller discusses Wyoming politics --David responds to viewer emails --On the Bonus Show: The Friday Bonus Show featuring Producer Pat

    6/2/22: GOP Caught Planning to Steal Elections, Putin Illness Confirmed

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 60:30

    --On the Show: --Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joins David to discuss the upcoming January 6 Trump riot House Committee hearings, the path forward on gun safety regulations, and more --Republicans are caught planning massive voter fraud in a mindblowing new report from Politico --A classified document obtained by Newsweek confirms that Vladimir Putin indeed was treated for cancer, and suffered an assassination attempt as well --Another mass shooting, this time with four dead at a Tulsa medical building --The Good Liars interview a man at the recent NRA convention who refuses to say whether he is for or against slavery --New York will raise the minimum age to buy assault rifles from 18 to 21 and will ban body armor --Voicemail caller says he likes David's "exaggerated" Spanish pronunciations --On the Bonus Show: Canada proposes gun safety laws after Texas shooting, woman shot in Brooklyn subway is suing gunmaker Glock, Johnny Depp mostly wins his defamation case against Amber Heard, much more...

    6/1/22: Police Timeline in Flux as Fact-Checks Explode

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 60:48

    --On the Show: --The timeline being presented by the Uvalde, Texas police about the recent mass school shooting continues to change, raising major red flags --The real mental health issue is the Republican Party --Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott blames mental health for mass shootings despite having recently de-funded mental health treatment in Texas --The Good Liars brutally fact check an NRA convention attendee in an interaction that goes downhill fast --Republican Texas Senator Ted Cruz says that if there were no guns, there would be more murders --Donald Trump flips out when a jury acquits Hillary Clinton's lawyer --Fox News host Laura Ingraham attempts to blame cannabis for mass shootings --Donald Trump turns on his own former adviser Kellyanne Conway --Delightful voicemail caller from Texas corrects David's pronunciation of Uvalde --On the Bonus Show: Uvalde police and school district stop cooperating with shooting investigation, Supreme Court blocks Texas social media law, some Democrats voting in Republican primaries to stop Trump's endorsees, much more...

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