Today on The David Pakman Show / December 10, 2012
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On the Show:
–Newt Gingrich states that if Hillary Clinton runs for President in 2016, Republicans are “incapable of competing.”
–Republican Senator Mitch McConnell filibusters himself on a proposal to vote on raising the debt ceiling.
–Ann Coulter says the GOP should give in to President Obama on raising taxes on the rich, since “we lost the election,” and Sean Hannity is stunned.
–The average age of Fox News viewers is 65 according to a survey released by Steve Sternberg.
–David recommends the book How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer.
–David calls for interns for next semester, asks for suggestions for a new segment “Late Night Lies” and for the 2012 “best of” show that is coming at the end of the month.
–A new report indicates that Obamacare saved consumers $1.5 billion in one year.
–David outlines some commons sense spending and taxing ideas, including raising the top federal income tax rate on people making over $250,000 per year, legalizing, regulating, and taxing marijuana, and serious reductions in defense spending.
–Let’s raise the minimum wage to what it was in 1968.
–Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse prank called by Australian radio DJ’s about Kate Middleton’s royal baby hospital stay, commits suicide.
–Father Joseph Loughrey accidentally shoots and kills his 7-year-old son outside of a gun store.
–Mother Shelly Frey caught shoplifting at Walmart is shot to death by a Texas police officer.
–Text messages direct to your contact lens is a technology not too far away, according to Ghent University.
–Voicemail on dogs babysitting kids, marijuana, and Christmas.
–On the Bonus Show: Syrian rebels build tank, brain cells from urine, black boxes in cars, more…
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