Go beyond mainstream cable news and party lines, with a Millennial and a Boomer, as they work to push past the noise and bring attention to all the issues that matter. Justin T. Weller and Lance Jackson examine the topics that are often overlooked by most major media outlets, but are critical for Americans to be educated about. There’s a world beyond the noise and it begins with Justin & Lance on The State of Us.
Big Tech Cancelled Trump - What's Next?
Trump's main social media megaphones Twitter and Facebook have both made moves to indefinitely remove him from their platforms. Justin and Lance discuss if this decision was warranted and have a bigger conversation about free speech in America.
tags: tsou, social media, twitter, facebook, apple, google, big tech, trump, conservative, Justin weller, lance jackson
Washington Paralyzed - States & Cities Get Things Done
National politics may be paralyzed by partisanship, but local communities are coming together to get things done. Justin and Lance touch on the relationship between local and federal governments.
tags: tsou, government, local, federal, president, issues, people, Justin weller, lance jackson, power, freedom, policy, politics, republican, democrat.
Impeach Trump (Again)?
Should President Trump be impeached and removed from office? What are you willing to sacrifice for what you believe in? Justin and Lance discuss the paths that could be taken as the Biden Administration transitions to The White House.
tags: tsou, politics, trump, biden, inauguration, republican, democrat, power, president, impeach, Justin weller, lance Jackson TrueChat
Google & Facebook Rig the System
Google and Facebook have decided to team up against a possible anti-trust action according to a filed lawsuit. Justin and Lance decide if the actions these companies are making should be considered monopolistic behavior.
tags: tsou, facebook, google, monopoly, business, internet, social media, search, tech, privacy, competition, firefox, yahoo, Justin weller, lance jackson
Flying Taxis, Paying to Recycle & Massive Student Loan Losses
Justin and Lance talk about everything from flying taxi development, what might surprise you about recycling, and the bill everyone might pay for the growing student loan crisis.
tags: tsou, recycling, trash, garbage, college, education, economy, loans, taxi, transportation, flying, lance jackson, Justin weller
The Death of American Politics
What's at the heart of all the issues America is facing today? Justin, Lance, and Devon discuss the oversimplification of politics and how tax policy, education, and wages are fundamentally connected.
tags: tsou, politics, America, taxes, education, wages, president, history, partisan, voting, activism, Justin weller, lance jackson
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The State of US
I’m always pleased when I get in my car and it’s preset to the Bluetooth connection and the podcast comes on. I am NOT a political person, but find myself listening & learning... and enjoying myself while doing so. I truly enjoy the relationship and comments between both Justin & Lance. Thank you for the research & the show.
Great Coverage of Current Events!
I can always count on learning new stuff from The State of Us. Lance and Justin really do a good job of finding unique stories!
TrueChat keeps it real and unbiased. They touch on subjects that people should be more engaged in without letting personal feelings get in the way.