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January 16, 2013

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Today on The David Pakman Show / January 16, 2013

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On the Show:

–Michael Parenti, noted political scholar and author of The Face of Imperialism joins David to discuss the changing role of media in the political landscape, the lenses of the two party system, race, culture, and class on media reporting, and more.

–New York passes major gun control legislation, and we discuss the specifics and potential effects of the new law.

–Texas follows Wyoming’s lead in passing state laws to contradict potential future federal gun control laws, some of which include provisions for the arrest of federal agents coming to Texas and Wyoming to enforce said federal laws.

–Although conservatives are flipping out over President Obama’s potential executive orders related to gun control, analyzing the facts shows that President Obama has issues fewer executive orders than any President over the last 100 years.

–Democratic Senator Ron Wyden sends CIA nominee John Brennan a letter asking about the specifics of when drones can be used, which could serve as a preview to the lines of questioning we’ll see during his confirmation hearings.

–Population biologists suggest that giving women rights could save the human race.

–Michele Bachmann still hasn’t paid some campaign staffers, and it appears payment is being withheld because those staffers won’t agree to sign a gag order which would prevent them from speaking about illegal and unethical activity they may be aware of that Bachmann’s campaign engaged in.

–The White House responds to the slew of secession petitions, and increases the signature threshold before a response is warranted to 100,000.

–A Republican-owned Utah smoothie shop called the “I Love Drilling Juice & Smoothie Bar) charges liberals more, and donates the surcharge to conservative causes.

–New discoveries suggest humans mastered fire around 1,000,000 BC, much earlier than previously thought.

–Voicemail on stun guns and pepper spray, healthcare, and more…

–On the Bonus Show: Life aboard the space station, Mars One training astronauts, PETA wants vegan Mars colonists, more…

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