Podcast vs. The State

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We're here to provide you with multiple perspectives, even controversial ones, that keep you in the know about the world around you today. We don't tell you what to think, we just want you to think...

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Episode 54: Baltimore Police Corruption Rebroadcast w/ Updates

In this episode, we revisit our previous trilogy on the corrupt Gun Trace Task Force in the Baltimore Police Department. We give you guys updates on the officers charged who have now been sentenced, as well as tell you what happened to the new commissioner. Check it out!

Update background music credit:


Music & Arrangement : Gjorgjievski Marjan

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Jun 21, 2018
Episode 53: Grate is back!!

Grate is back!!! In this episode let you guys know about the changes in the show with new co-hosts. We also cover the Supreme Court ruling in favor of the baker that didn't want to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. Check it out!

Jun 09, 2018
Episode 52: The Backpage.com Episode

Many of you may have heard about a website called Backpage that was recently shut down by lawmakers. In this episode, we take a viewpoint that tends to be less popular and we interview a sex worker named Trinity. Trinity takes us behind the scenes and tells us how it affected people in the sex trade. The interview was eye-opening and may give you a slightly different way to interpret the passing of the law that shut Backpage down. Let us know what you think!!

May 12, 2018
Episode 51: Syria is back in the news, but is the news being honest?

Today we have another guest host, Chris! We discuss the chemical attack in Syria.... and how you have been lied to historically about these attacks. We also talk about alcohol shortening your lifespan (we all gotta die someday, right?). And we debate comedian Owen Benjamin being banned from Twitter. Check it out!

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Apr 13, 2018
Episode 50: Losing money may kill you!

Today we have a special co-host, Amanda from the Ramble Ramble podcast! We talk about California proposing laws to adjust when police can shoot people. Then we get into how losing money in the middle of your life can actually make you die faster! Listen up!

Apr 07, 2018
Episode 49: Gun Control

Sooooo we started with a few topics, but gun control took over. Give us a listen and chime in on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/PodcastvsState/

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Mar 18, 2018
Baltimore Police Corruption Part 3: The finale- a view from inside...

In the third and final show on the Baltimore Police corruption, we interview an officer on what it's currently like on the inside since the department has been rocked by so much scandal. Grate made a mistake on our sponsor website address and it's www.audibletrial.com/podcastvsthestate. Please support our work!

Mar 08, 2018
Baltimore Police Corruption Part 2: 28 year Baltimore Police veteran speaks

This is part two of our series on the Baltimore Police Department and the corruption that has consumed some of the officers. We interview a recent retiree of the BPD with 28 years of experience . Listen and share! Be sure to check out our sponsor: www.audibletrial.com/podcastvsthestate

Mar 03, 2018
Baltimore Police Corruption Part 1: License to kill

This is part one of our series on the Baltimore Police Department and the corruption that has consumed some of the officers. We lay out the situation involving officers robbing, stealing, lying, and even getting away with murder. Listen and share!

Feb 25, 2018
Episode 45: Is Facebook ruining your life?

Today we tease an upcoming multi-part show on the Baltimore Police Department that MJ is working on. Then we talk about a former Facebook executive's views on Facebook ruining people's lives and the possible government shutdown...again.

Feb 07, 2018
Episode 44: Why are women paid less?
The state tells us that women are paid less than men on average. They rarely then explain the details. We discuss it and more!
Feb 01, 2018
Episode 43: #MeToo and James Franco, plus some other stuff
James Franco is accused of being a sexual predator ...we may disagree on this.
Jan 25, 2018
Episode 42: Sh*tholes
We get into the comments on Haiti and other 3rd world countries. We also talk about the relationship improving between North Korea and South Korea.....and rapid fire is back!!!!!
Jan 17, 2018
Episode 41: Kicking out weed and refugees...
The current administration takes aim at refugees and legalized marijuana. Here's our take on it...
Jan 11, 2018
Episode 40: Are we looking at N. Korea in the right light??
Welcome 2018!!!! We discuss the situation between the US and North Korea for the millionth time as it keeps developing, the recording of the suicide forest, and a few other topics.
Jan 04, 2018
Episode 39: Marital rape and aliens
In this episode, we discuss a recent article about a man sentenced to 7 years in prison for raping his drunken wife. We also end up fighting over the UFO news released this past week. Listen up and let us know your thoughts!!!
Dec 21, 2017
Episode 38: The epic joint show with the Ramble Ramble Podcast
Our joint show with the Ramble Ramble Podcast...They're awesome, we're awesome. Give it a listen!!!!!!!!!!
Dec 06, 2017
Episode 37: War with N. Korea ...again and the democrat leak!
In this episode, we hit the latest actions of North Korea and predict what will happen. We also talk about a scandal you may not have heard of that may expose many democratic politician's secrets...
Dec 01, 2017
Episode 36: Sexual Predators Among Us
Happy Thanksgiving!!!! We're back!!!! In this episode we just freestyle about a few current events. Specifically, more war and sexual predators in politics and hollywood.
Nov 23, 2017
Episode 35: Terrorism Returns To NYC...
Another tragedy strikes New York City. How do we prevent them? Is there hope?
Nov 02, 2017
Episode 34: Christians not welcome here...
In this episode we discuss a gay coffee shop owner kicking out Christians, Jamele Hill being suspended over a tweet, and even some escaped women prisoners. Somehow, Joe brought the conversation to climate change again, but MJ saved the day!
Oct 11, 2017
Episode 33: 58 dead, 527 wounded....
We discuss the tragedy that took place in Las Vegas and the crisis response in Puerto Rico with special Guest Rosy Hernandez!!
Oct 05, 2017
Episode 32: Kneeling for the National Anthem? Let's talk about it...
Many are outraged over players not standing for the national anthem...and many are outraged over the outrage! We discuss both sides, police brutality, and more!
Sep 27, 2017
Episode 31: Rapid Fire
Lots of topics in a little bit of time. We also picked a listener to receive an official Podcast vs. The State patch! Listen to see if it was you!!
Aug 30, 2017
Episode 30: The media bull****
Tonight we discuss the media changing its messages simply due to the complaints of internet trolls and the loss of real journalism in the modern mainstream media (Yes, you CNN...), We also shout out one of Jay's favorite podcasts~
Aug 29, 2017
Episode 29.5: Confederate Statues Snatched in the Night...
We decided to drop a snippet on the issues we just covered this week in episode 29. In Baltimore and Annapolis some Confederate statues were removed overnight. Is this right? Wrong? ...let's discuss!
Aug 21, 2017
Episode 29: Charlottesville Chaos
We cover the protesting and violence in Charlottesvile from multiple angles! We also talk about a Google employee being fired for expressing his opinion. Check it out!!!
Aug 16, 2017
Episode 28 Final: Pretrial Integrity Act, Our Farms Are Disappearing, and Colin Kaepernick!
Today we discussed a bill put forward by an extreme Republican, and an extreme Democrat who are actually working together! We also talk about farms disappearing worldwide and the conflict about Colin Kaepernick. Check us out!
Aug 04, 2017
Episode 27:Go LIVE!!!
Our first live video!! In this episode, we debated climate change, confirmation bias, and a few other topics like OJ Simpson's release from prison. We lost power towards the middle of the episode and the lights cut off on us, but we fixed it and hopped right back in the saddle. Check it out!
Jul 23, 2017
Episode 26: Why is Elmo chiming in on our foreign affairs? Propaganda, that's why!
Today we discuss CNN using Elmo (yes, from Sesame Street)to comment on foreign refugees. We also try a new formant to discuus quick topics. We talked a little fast at the end, but we'll improve going forward.
Jul 15, 2017
Episode 25: Grate on the road!!
Grate is on the road!! In this episode Grate talks about his current trip on his motorcycle and doing a show on the road. We touch on a few news items as well. Check it out! Podcast
Jun 24, 2017
Episode 24: Comey vs. Sessions
In this episode, we explore the testimony of James Comey and compare and contrast with Jeff Sessions'testimony.
Jun 20, 2017
Episode 23: Easy Wars... (part 2 of 2 on checks and balances)
Do you know who truly benefits from war? Did you know we haven't declared war since 1942? How and why did we get to the point of actively dropping bombs in 7 different countries last year at countries that we are not at war with? We discuss all this and more.
Jun 13, 2017
Episode 22: Our checks and balance system is failing you... (Part 1 of 2)
Part 1 of 2: Finally, the show about checks and balances is here. In this episode, we discuss how the system of checks and balances in the US government is no longer working as designed.
Jun 04, 2017
Episode 21: Posing for peace, while selling more war
Jeff Sessions takes us back to the future in drug laws, Trump goes on a trip to promote peace, while selling war, and we touch on Mexican drug Cartels.
May 24, 2017
Episode 20: Comey fired, reparations, more war, and Aetna pulling out of all ACA exchanges
In this episode, we cover a myriad of current events. From Jamey Comey being fired by the Trump Administration, Georgetown University considering reparations to descendants of slaves, to Aetna pulling out of all the Affordable Care Act exchanges. Listen up!
May 13, 2017
Episode 19: Drug decriminalization, Venezuela collapse, and Obama on Wall Street
We cover a few the debate over decriminalizing drug use, the current events in Venezuela, and President Obama being paid $400,000 to speak at a Wall Street firm.
May 03, 2017
Episode 18:Bill O'Reilly vs. Fox, election in France affecting YOU, and Trump's approval ratings
On this episode we pretty much freestyle and hot topics such as the magnitude of Trump's approval ratings, Bill O'Reilly being fired from Fox, and the interesting French elections!! Listen up and chime in: www.podcastvsthestate.com Email: Podcastvsthestate@gmail.com Gmail: Podcastvsthestate@gmail.com
Apr 28, 2017
Episode 17: North Korea, Russia, UC Berkeley, aaaaand Earth Day!
On this episode, we cover multiple topics and the build of our studio in Baltimore! Listen, enjoy, and share!!!
Apr 23, 2017
15 And 16 Outtakes (Explicit)
While preparing for episode 17 we found these outtakes from episode 15 & 16. Enjoy!! (Contains explicit langage)
Apr 21, 2017
Episode 16- Part 2 Of 2- What Every American NEEDS To Know About Syria
In this episode, we discuss the contradictory thoughts of President Trump on the action in Syria, John McCain's comments on what we need to do, and if this will be World War III!!! Check out our website under construction at www.podcastvsthestate.com
Apr 10, 2017
Episode 15-Part 1 of 2- What Every American NEEDS To Know About Syria
Part 1 of 2: In this episode, we go over the history of Syria and give background on how we ended up in this current situation.
Apr 09, 2017
Episode 14: The budget, suing other countries, and JASTA
On this episode, we cover the failure to produce a new healthcare act, the new budget, and the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act!
Mar 30, 2017
Episode 13: Is healthcare a right?
On this episode, we discuss and debate healthcare being a right. Have a listen and send us your own opinions!
Mar 16, 2017
Episode 12: Echo chambers, healthcare, and a Trump tweet
Today we talk about echo chambers and how they can affect what you see on your social networks, healthcare in America, and President Trump's tweet on wiretapping.
Mar 08, 2017
Task Force Violent Interview Part 3 Of 3: The Call To Action
In this final part of our interview with Major Galvin he explains how you can help these Marines move on and right a wrong. It on;y takes a few seconds of your time! Sign the petition below to help fully exonerate these Marines! http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/fully-exonerate-marine?source=c.em.mt&r_by=18043598
Mar 01, 2017
Task Force Violent Interview Part 2 Of 3: The Ambush
No intro to this show folks! If you haven't listened to Part 1 of 3 then this won't make sense. This is about the firefight and the beginning of hanging these Marines out to dry. It's a great listen! Sign the petition below to help fully exonerate these Marines! :http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/fully-exonerate-marine?source=c.em.mt&r_by=18043598
Feb 27, 2017
Task Force Violent Interview Part 1 Of 3: The Set Up
In this first portion of our Task Force Violence interview trilogy, we speak to Major Fred Galvin, the Company Commander of the Marine Special Operations Fox Company. He gives us the background on how their unit came to be and the difficulties they faced entering their first assignment. Sign the petition below to help fully exonerate these Marines! :http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/fully-exonerate-marine?source=c.em.mt&r_by=18043598
Feb 27, 2017
Episode 8: The 1am Episode
*Explicit Content* The 1 am show!! We did this show at 1am and it's a show about us making the show. It's unedited, unscripted, and does contain some cursing. It's purely for entertainment purposes and it's a fun listen!!
Feb 25, 2017
Episode 7: Task Force Violent
Inspired by one of our listeners, and a Military Times' investigative piece in reference, we share the story of a group of special operations Marines hung out to dry by the media and others. Semper Fidelis www.militarytimes.com/articles/marin…oc-fred-galvin
Feb 23, 2017