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October 17, 2019

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–On the Show:

–Steven Kinzer, author, journalist, former New York Times correspondent, and author of “Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control,” joins David to discuss the history of the CIA’s research into mind control. Get the book:

–Marc Benioff, the multi-billionaire CEO of SalesForce, appears on CNBC and absolutely destroys the capitalist narrative of the hosts, including Jim Cramer, making the case for a new capitalism that considers all stakeholders, including the planet

–Donald Trump’s embarrassing letter to Turkish President Erdogan is released, and it’s so childishly pathetic that it took hours to verify it was real and not merely a satirical parody of a Trump letter

–Notable discussions from the TDPS subreddit, including about David Pakman being bad for the left, CNN taking down our Twitch stream of the latest Democratic presidential debate, and news about Producer Pat hosting the Friday Bonus Show

–Donald Trump throws an unhinged tantrum during his latest meeting with Nancy Pelosi, and his behavior once again sounds the mental health red alert, with even Pelosi herself expressing concerns for Trump’s health after the meeting

–Donald Trump tried to ambush the grieving British parents whose child was run over and killed by Anne Sacoolas, the wife of an American diplomat, and the entire plan imploded in Trump’s face

–Civil rights hero and longtime Congressman Elijah Cummings is dead at age 68, and we discuss his legacy and accomplishments

–Voicemail callers disagree about the effect of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsing Bernie Sanders on the 2020 Democratic presidential primary

–On the Bonus Show: Chicago teachers about to go on strike, Elon Musk smoking pot with Joe Rogan cost taxpayers $5 million, much more…

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