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March 9, 2017

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–On the Show:

–The conclusion to our interview with Cathy O’Neil, mathematician, data scientist, and author of “Weapons of Math Destruction,” who joins David to discuss how big data can lead to discrimination and ultimately worse decision making

–Republicans spent six years campaigning against the Affordable Care Act and pointlessly trying to repeal it, now they are having trouble unifying over its replacement

–President Trump tells Republicans that if their health care plan fails, then to let Obamacare continue without proper funding and blame Democrats for the spikes in premiums and deductibles

–The Trump International Hotel and Tower in Baku, Azerbaijan has been developed in partnership with the Mammadov’s, a family that has close ties to an extremist militia in Iran called the “Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps”

–Notable discussions from The David Pakman Show Reddit

–Donald Trump wrongly blames Barack Obama for the releasing of “122 vicious prisoners” from Guantanamo Bay, but the vast majority of the detainees were actually released under George W. Bush

–While the Trump White House praises ExxonMobil for its investment program in the Gulf, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson presumably still owns almost $50 million worth of shares in the oil company

–Two Republican Congressmen from North Carolina, Rep. Mark Sanford and Rep. Walter Jones, endorse the effort to request Donald Trump’s tax returns from the Treasury Department

–Former President Obama and former Attorney General Eric Holder are teaming up with a Democratic Party organization committed to combatting Republican gerrymandering; Alex Jones’ Infowars believes this is an attempt by Obama to return to power

–Voicemail suggesting the Hatriot Mail introduction should replace “America” with “‘Merica”

–On the Bonus Show: Russian seeks to ban “Beauty and the Beast” over a gay character, a quiet road exiting the US becomes quiet in the Trump era, Yelp starts tracking transgender bathrooms and much more…

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