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Posts Tagged ‘David Pakman’

Former Time Warner Cable Retention Agent Details Fuzzy Practices

Under the cloak of a South Park animation still, a former Time Warner Cable retention agent spoke with YouTube talk show host David Pakman about his one-time duties.

“Jackie Keaton” revisits the training he received, the disconnect from sales agent promises and some of the retention routines. Techniques included “de-escalation,” e.g. calming down angry customers, and a kind of in-sickness-and-in-health professional vow:

“If a customer dies, someone has to take a death certificate into the local payment center. [But] If they’re sick or something, we can definitely upsell…”

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Marveling at a Sarah Palin Run-on Sentence

We’re talking 105 words. YouTube host David Pakman dubs Sarah Palin the “queen of the word salad, a sous-chef of sorts…” before taking a deep breath and 32 seconds to read one sentence from her recent speech and conversation event with Jerry Falwell Jr. at Liberty University.

Here, according to Pakman, is the sentence:

“If you lose that foundation John Adams was implicitly warning us, then we will not follow our constitution, there will be no reason to follow our constitution, because it is a moral and religious people who understand that there is something greater than self, we are to live selflessly and we are to be held accountable by our creator so that is what our constitution is based on, so those revisionists, those in the lame-stream media especially who would want to ignore what our founders actually thought, felt and wrote about in our charters of liberty, well that’s why I call them the lame-stream media.”

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David Pakman Joins The Young Turks Network

Leave it to the youthful and inventive host of Web program The David Pakman Show to turn today’s announcement into a viewer guessing game. Per the video below, Pakman (pronounced “Pack-munn”) shared a bunch of voicemails from Wednesday and overnight, in response to his request for viewers to surmise the identity of today’s “special guest:”

Several fans of the show were spot-on with their suggestion that Thursday’s drop-in would be Cenk Uygur. Together with his The Young Turks co-host Ana Kasparian, Uygur officially welcomed Pakman into the TYT YouTube fold.

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Anonymous and Westboro Baptist Church Feud

This is a clip from David Pakman‘s radio show today with a member of the Wikileaks avengers Anonymous and America’s sweetheart granny Shirley Phelps-Roper from the Westboro Baptist Church, better known as the God Hates Fags protesters.

Their websites have been hacked. Here’s the message that was mentioned in the clips. The sites are still down as of this posting.

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