This Week on The David Pakman Show / February 21st, 2011
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On the Show:
–Shirley Phelps-Roper from the Westboro Baptist Church addresses the Anonymous threat and possible hoax, insults her estranged brother Nate Phelps, insults David Pakman, and more.
–The Wisconsin fake budget crisis and the real numbers.
–Wisconsin astroturf protesting exposed, plus Scott Walker’s funding, including from the Koch brothers.
–The truth about unions and those who are against unions.
–Frank Emspak, Executive Producer of Workers Independent News, joins us from Wisconsin to discuss the protests, media coverage, and more from the Scott Walker union related protests.
–Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour refuses to denounce the KKK in a bizarre statement, adding that he does no go around denouncing people.
–David Pakman turns down a potential David Pakman Show advertiser for their business ethics and wonders if it was the right decision.
–Libyan protests proceed differently than in Egypt, including civilian deaths by the military, and we discuss whether protester success in Egypt may be giving others in the Middle East a false impression of how their protests will go.
–Which is a more significant an idea from Barack Obama, preventing special interest funding of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, or putting 53 billion dollars towards high speed rail?
–Audience emails about Lara Logan, net neutrality, Barack Obama’s 2012 budget, and more.
–On the Bonus Show Louis explains a hilarious situation that his metal band is involved in, Sarah Palin’s Alaska gets a huge tax credit, many Detroit schools may close, and much more.
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