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February 18, 2013

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Today on The David Pakman Show / February 18, 2013

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On the Show:

–Dr. Michael Brown, host of the national radio program The Line of Fire and author of A Queer Thing Happened to America, joins David to discuss his Town Hall article in which he argues that anti-gay conservatives should not abandon their battle against marriage equality.

–A new mom is shot dead just hours after her sister attended President Obama’s gun control speech, and it makes us analyze and dissect the misinformation around Chicago gun violence.

–A viewer suggests similarities between the actions of former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner and the US invasion of Iraq.

–Catching up on what has happened in the Trayvon Martin / George Zimmerman case since the mainstream media has stopped paying attention.

–Elizabeth Warren asks the most obvious questions and stumps a bunch of bank regulators.

–David recommends the Rama series of books by Arthur C. Clarke.

–Even though countless polls show a progressive majority, including a recent poll about the action President Obama should take on global warming, it seems difficult to actually take action.

–After David jokingly alludes to this reaction, Fox News says that President Obama’s proposal for high quality preschool for all is a way to secure future votes — even though Obama won’t be running again.

–Facebook paid no corporate income tax last year in spite of making more than $1 billion in profits.

–Voicemail on the minimum wage & spiders.

–On the Bonus Show: Football sticker leads to marijuana  stop, nipple exposure legislation, rude place names, more…

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