Today on The David Pakman Show / November 20, 2012
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On the Show:
–Filmmaker Andrew Napier joins David to discuss his documentary “Mad As Hell: Rise of The Young Turks.”
–In the midst of a supposed upcoming ceasefire in Israel and Gaza, we discuss what it would really take to have peace going forward after playing some voicemails on the subject.
–Fox News’ latest conspiracy theory is that the recent increase in jobless claims couldn’t possibly have anything to do with Hurricane Sandy.
–Conservative economist Ben Stein is called a communist on Fox News for suggesting that taxes on the very rich need to be increased for the sake of the economy.
–David previews the Black Friday and Small Business Saturday membership special at davidpakman.com/blackfriday
–A new study indicates that liberals are indeed smarter than conservatives, on the whole.
–Fascinating data about what happens when women are denied abortions.
–Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio says that the Earth may have been created literally in 7 days, adding that “I’m not a scientist, man.”
–Physicist Bill Foster is elected to Congress, and we wonder what it will take to have more scientists in elected office.
–A new study from Leiden University Medical Center links low vitamin D levels to longevity.
–Fivethirtyeight.com’s Nate Silver says that Democrats are unlikely to regain control of the House of Representatives in 2014.
–Voicemail on marijuana, the federal government, credibility fallacies, and more.
–On the Bonus Show: Life spans shorter in tropics, China building worlds tallest building in 90 days, Senate bill allows for warrantless email reading, more.
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