16 episodes

Each week our hosts Dave Okenquist and Rodney Johnson cut through the bias reporting and political correctness of the mainstream news and media. Get Informed, America! peels back the persuasion and looks for the facts... so that you can take in real, unbiased news, to make informed decisions for yourself.

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Each week our hosts Dave Okenquist and Rodney Johnson cut through the bias reporting and political correctness of the mainstream news and media. Get Informed, America! peels back the persuasion and looks for the facts... so that you can take in real, unbiased news, to make informed decisions for yourself.

    June Jobs Report: Record Breaking American Employment but Will This Economic Recovery Last?

    June Jobs Report: Record Breaking American Employment but Will This Economic Recovery Last?

    This week on Episode 16 of Get Informed, America! Dave and Rodney discuss the big jobs report. Based on the June jobs report, employment for Americans shot up at a record rate, but what does this mean for the economy? And more importantly… will this recovery last?


    Rodney and Dave also discuss some recent Supreme Court decisions and the latest news out of the Seattle CHOP zone.

    • 33 min
    Economic Impact of Coronavirus Surge [Episode 15 2020]

    Economic Impact of Coronavirus Surge [Episode 15 2020]

    It's time to Get Informed, America! On Friday, June 26th 2020, there was reporting of a spike in Florida Coronavirus cases. This reported spike is at the time of recording the largest rise in weekly cases for FL. With the country reopening and the virus surging, what will the economic fallout be like?


    PLUS! Dave and Rodney talk the dismantling of CHAZ, recent Supreme Court decisions, police reform, and more.


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    • 29 min
    US Supreme Court Decisions: Trump Can’t End DACA Immigration Law, and Civil Rights for LGBT Workers

    US Supreme Court Decisions: Trump Can’t End DACA Immigration Law, and Civil Rights for LGBT Workers

    In this week’s episode of Get Informed, America! Dave and Rodney dive into all the recent decisions made by the US Supreme Court. The biggest updates being… SCOTUS refusing Trump’s request to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Also referred to as “DACA”, it is a  work permit (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Employment_authorization_document)  in the U.S. To be eligible for the program, recipients cannot have felonies or serious misdemeanors on their records.


    In other news from the American Supreme Court… there was a recent ruling protecting the rights of LGBT workers. This ruling protects gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender employees from being disciplined, fired or turned down for a job based on their sexual orientation.


    Check out the episode to find out more, and to get Rodney and Dave’s take on the decisions made by SCOTUS.


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    • 28 min
    US Economic Outlook: This Won't Be a V Shaped Recovery (Episode 13, 2020)

    US Economic Outlook: This Won't Be a V Shaped Recovery (Episode 13, 2020)

    This week on Get Informed, America! Rodney and Dave discuss our economic outlook now that America is beginning to open its doors. Even though businesses are starting to get back on their feet, Rodney and Dave talk about why this won't be a "V" shaped recovery. Also on the show: updates about the autonomous zone in Seattle, a criticism of police unions, and a look into how a defunded police force would work (or wouldn't).

    • 38 min
    Episode 12 - The Eroding Credibility of American Leadership

    Episode 12 - The Eroding Credibility of American Leadership

    In this weekly episode of Get Informed, America! Rodney and Dave discuss the governments response to the recent string of riots and protesting in America.

    • 30 min
    Episode 11 - America's Reopening... Whether the Government Likes it or Not.

    Episode 11 - America's Reopening... Whether the Government Likes it or Not.

    This week Dave and Rodney discuss America beginning to reopen. Including… the CDC declaring a lower covid-19 mortality rate than original predicted, as well as data showing mobility rates are on the rise (and almost back to normal).

    • 30 min

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