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October 9, 2014

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Today on The David Pakman Show / October 9, 2014

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On the Show:

–Classic Interview: Gerald Friedman, Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts, joins us to outline his recent outline of exactly how single payer healthcare would be both affordable and efficient economically

–The larger your friends, the larger your appetite

–NASA considers deep sleep or “torpor” for the Mars mission crew

–The 2014 election COULD fix our government…but it won’t

–Flashback: Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, passes away at age 56, and we discuss Apple’s past and influence, as well as their labor problems

–Flashback: Mitt Romney wins a debate by lying, actually employing a debate tactic called the “Gish Gallop”

–Flashback: An estimated 10,000 people are sickened from a salmonella outbreak traced to raw chicken from Foster Farms

–Audience Question: Should people be allowed to modify themselves in any way and without judgement or persecution?

–Audience Question: Why do Republicans and Libertarians use “European Socialism” as a slur when European social democratic countries are so successful?

–Audience Question: Have you ever been at events where prayers are said? Ever asked to say grace before a meal? How would you react?

–On the Bonus Show: David’s upcoming conference, how some museums clean brittle bones, the designer of the Nike logo was originally paid $35, more…

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