Why we love liking junk news that reaffirms our beliefs

WILLIAM BRANGHAM: Now to our special series on junk news. Miles O’Brien has been reporting extensively on how it’s spread, how social media platforms have been utilized and manipulated, and how some folks have used it for business and other political motives. Tonight, he looks at many of us, the Continue Reading

What Is the Cult of the Omnipotent State?

For decades, Libertarians have had a phrase, the “Cult of the Omnipotent State.” Many of us have been exposing the behavior of these cultists, as they use the same tactics as creationists when their bogosity is challenged. Their defense of this usually goes something like, “WAAAAH!!! Mommy! The bad man Continue Reading

Belief in Angry God Connected with Mental Illness

a belief n and angry vengeful god is correlated with mental illness however that doesn’t tell us anything about causation we’ve talked for a long time on the show about how they’re some specific religious beliefs that when u kind of interpret them literally would make you question whether that Continue Reading

Mitt Romney Clueless: Middle Income is $250,000 Per Year

yeah i think you’re speaking of of reality let’s uh… let’s talk about next mister yeah this is incredible at during the same interview with george stephanopolous mit romney we’ve got a casually act what would he mentioned middle-income people so george stephanopoulos says well what do you mean by Continue Reading

How to Get Back the Middle Class in America

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Middle Class Decline – Reagan

that it’s going to come as an incredible shot to most americans that were not the richest nation in the world on america likes to think of itself is the richest nation on the planet in space they considered common knowledge a which countries they register america cars three or Continue Reading

Westboro Baptist Church Interview On Anonymous Threat/Hoax, Calls Host “Little Girl”

Announcer: The David Pakman Show at www.DavidPakman.com. David: Welcome back to the show. It has been reported that the hacking group Anonymous, which was involved in Wikileaks sent a letter to the Westboro Baptist Church indicating that they would be targeting the Westboro Baptist Church. Westboro Baptist Church, of course Continue Reading

Why Is US Middle Class No Longer Richest?

joining us today is richard wolf is professor emeritus of economics at the University of Massachusetts also a visiting professor at The New School University in New York City professor wolff we talked about this New York Times article which outlined how in spite of the American middle class being Continue Reading

The “Big Lie” About America’s Middle Class

but first it now are trying to sell it or are not going to write a seven-hour colours that when you look at the thirty-four richest countries in the world the organization economic cooperation of all the deal e_c_ countries and you look at the relative well of their middle Continue Reading