Lawyer linking NRA and Russia finally comments on arrest of Maria Butina

One month after the arrest of accused Russian agent Maria Butina, the American lawyer who first connected Russian officials to National Rifle Association (NRA) leaders has broken his silence. In an interview with ThinkProgress, Kline Preston, the Nashville-based lawyer who introduced Alexander Torshin — a…

STUDY: Majority Of Censorship At Colleges Directed At The Left

The American college campus, we are led to believe, is a dangerous place: If you say what you really think, particularly as a conservative, a mob of young social justice warriors will come for your faculty position or invitation to speak on campus. Entire books…

‘Radical Left’ Policies Like Job Guarantee & Public Internet Already Popular

In recent years, there’s been a vigorous debate among American political scientists about just how thoroughly rich people dominate U.S. policy-making. In 2014, Martin Gilens and Benjamin Page published a study that suggested “economic elites” and “business interests” enjoy such disproportionate influence over which policies…

BREAKING: Trump to Limit Citizenship for LEGAL Immigrants

–President Donald Trump will propose the biggest changes to the American immigration system in decades, limiting citizenship and permanent residency for legal immigrants https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/immigration/now-trump-administration-wants-limit-citizenship-legal-immigrants-n897931?cid=sm_npd_nn_tw_ma -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Follow David on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/dpakman -Follow David on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/david.pakman -Follow the show…

Fundamentalist: Gód Allows Máss Shóótings Because Of Abórtión

The American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer kicked off his “Focal Point” radio program yesterday with a Bible reading that he claimed explains why God refuses to prevent school shootings in America. Reading from the book of Isaiah, Fischer insisted that God is entirely capable of…

An undocumented mother always thought she was an American citizen. Now she’s in ICE custody.

Ivonne Burciaga Prieto believed she was born an American. Her mother told her that she was born outside of Houston, Texas. For 36 years, she worked, raised three American children in El Paso, paid her taxes, and bought a home. But since February this year,…

How Corporations Own Education

–Classic Interview: Mark Naison, Professor of African American Studies and History at Fordham University and co-founder of the Badass Teachers Association, joins David to discuss corporate influence over education and the problems with excessive mandatory standardized testing -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Follow…

For the first time, Trump confesses that his campaign turned to Russia for help

For the first time in American history, a U.S. president admitted that his campaign had accepted Russia’s offer of help during a presidential campaign. On Sunday, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted confirmation that his son, Donald Trump Jr., had met with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya in…

New jobs report indicates Trump’s ‘best economy in history’ isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

According to the jobs report that was released on Friday, average hourly earnings for American workers increased 2.7 percent from July 2017 to July 2018. But that increase lags behind the increase in prices, which went up by 2.9 percent from June 2017 to June…

STATEMENT: CAP Economist Michael Madowitz on the July 2018 Jobs Report

Washington, D.C. — Center for American Progress Economist Michael Madowitz released the following statement today on the July 2018 Employment Situation figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): July 2018 saw 157,000 new jobs added to the economy—slightly below expectations—with the unemployment rate dropping…