Half of Republicans Think Trump Should Be Able to Close Media Outlets

–According to a new poll, half of Republicans believe President Donald Trump should be legally able to close media outlets at his pleasure http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/400736-poll-nearly-half-of-republicans-think-trump-should-have-authority-to https://www.thedailybeast.com/new-poll-43-of-republicans-want-to-give-trump-the-power-to-shut-down-media https://www.ipsos.com/en-us/news-polls/americans-views-media-2018-08-07 -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…

Bipartisan climate caucus at risk of losing large percentage of Republican members

More than half of the Republican members of the House Climate Solutions Caucus are either retiring or facing strong competition in their reelection bids. When the new Congress meets in January, the group’s membership numbers could decline noticeably from its current count of 86. Several…

Half the Country WILL NOT Accept Mueller’s Trump-Russia Findings

–Caller wonders what to do when half of the country doesn’t accept Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia findings -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 on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/davidpakmanshow/ -Discuss on our subreddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/thedavidpakmanshow/…

More than half of U.S. school districts aren’t testing for lead in their drinking water

Less than half of U.S. school districts are testing their drinking water for lead, according to a new government report. Those that do are seeing alarming results: more than a third found elevated levels of the substance, which can have severe and potentially deadly health…

Buddhist nonprofit spent half a million dollars on leader they knew was accused of sexual assault

Shambhala International budgeted half a million dollars in pay and other compensation for its leader, prominent Buddhist teacher and author Sakyong Mipham, even after multiple women said they told officials at the Buddhist nonprofit that he sexually assaulted them. It allowed him and his family…

White House lowers flags to honor Capital Gazette victims after initially denying request

Reversing its previous position, the White House ordered flags lowered to half mast Tuesday morning to honor the victims of a shooting at The Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland that left five people dead. The White House denied a previous request to lower flags…

Why is America’s leading liberal magazine publishing its pieces with a Russian propaganda outlet?

The past year and a half has been a busy one for RT. Early last year, the United States’ director of national intelligence described the outlet, formerly known as Russia Today, as Moscow’s “principal international propaganda outlet.” A few months ago, RT registered with the Department of…

POLL: Teacher Strikes Are Very Popular

Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don’t make enough money, and half say they’d support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise. The findings of the new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research come amid recent teacher strikes and other protests over…

We’re Back & Have a Dozen

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