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One V One: Deep State

One V One

One Air Force vet & one Marine vet discuss their views on what Life, Liberty, & Pursuit of Happiness means in this day and age. They also dabble in religion, philosophy, economics, and local news for the DC/Maryland/Virginia area. Follow us on Twitter @THER4KE @ThomasBlack_86 and join our Discord to talk about episodes and future topics: https://discord.gg/yKS4Bcsmtn

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OvO: Deep State #21 Mass Shootings
Jun 6 2022
OvO: Deep State #21 Mass Shootings
We're back after a month long hiatus and in that time we've seen a huge uptick in mass shootings across America. Thomas and Jake discuss the Uvalde PD's response to the active shooter situation and what we can do as a country to prevent new mass shootings from occurring.Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE  @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #21 Mass Shootings
Jun 6 2022
OvO: Deep State #21 Mass Shootings
We're back after a month long hiatus and in that time we've seen a huge uptick in mass shootings across America. Thomas and Jake discuss the Uvalde PD's response to the active shooter situation and what we can do as a country to prevent new mass shootings from occurring.Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE  @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #20: NFL Draft Week Special & NFL Scandals
Apr 26 2022
OvO: Deep State #20: NFL Draft Week Special & NFL Scandals
On a special Draft Week edition of the Deep State podcast, Thomas & Jake give their thoughts on the upcoming NFL draft and then have a lengthy discussion regarding all of the scandals plaguing the NFL recently including Brian Flores' discrimination lawsuit and Washington Commanders' owner Dan Snyder (allegedly) cooking the books. Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE  @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #19 Education Part 3: School Choice
Apr 1 2022
OvO: Deep State #19 Education Part 3: School Choice
In the finale of the 3-part series on Education, Thomas & Jake dissect a popular solution to all of our education woes in America, a voucher-based school choice system. If you've never heard of it or you have strong opinions, tune in and then give us your thoughts on social media or our discord!Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE  @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #18 Education Part 2
Mar 18 2022
OvO: Deep State #18 Education Part 2
Thomas & Jake get back on track with the Education series to talk about the recently passed bill in Florida dubbed the "Don't Say Gay" Bill and what the government and teachers' roles should be in teaching our children. They also have a lengthy conversation on Texas re-classifying Gender Affirming Care as child abuse and what that means for trans kids in Texas. Don't forget to check out the first part of our Education series in Episode 16 and be sure to catch the next ep as we finish our first three-episode series!Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE  @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #17 Russia, Ukraine, and WW3
Mar 4 2022
OvO: Deep State #17 Russia, Ukraine, and WW3
Well, we knew it was going to happen. Instead of part 2 of the series on Education, Thomas & Jake give their views on what's happening in Ukraine, who is to blame, what this means for the world at large, and if we can extrapolate what we've learned to a potential future Taiwan conflict.  Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE  @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #16 CRT & Schools
Feb 18 2022
OvO: Deep State #16 CRT & Schools
This week, Thomas & Jake start Part 1 of a 3 Part Series on Education with one of the hottest topics in the country, Critical Race Theory and its role in schools.  They also discuss how to teach history to kids as well as their thoughts on the Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity library initiative in Loudoun County Schools. Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE  @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #15 Filibustin’ & Voting Rights
Jan 27 2022
OvO: Deep State #15 Filibustin’ & Voting Rights
On this week's episode, Thomas & Jake put on their comfy shoes and filibust the filibuster. Should we protect the voice of the minority party as to not have tyranny by the majority or is it a relic of a bygone era that is impeding progress? They also touch on voting rights and if Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcom X would have their own podcast.Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE  @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to One V One: Deep State:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #14 Worst Presidents EVER
Jan 21 2022
OvO: Deep State #14 Worst Presidents EVER
Thomas & Jake continue from last week's episode about best Presidents with the WORST Presidents of all time! Listen in to see who we've put on our lists and why!Programming Note: New eps will now release every other Friday morning instead of Wednesdays as The Editor (Jake) is going to need extra time to finish the episodes, thanks for understanding!Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE  @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #13 Best Presidents EVER
Dec 30 2021
OvO: Deep State #13 Best Presidents EVER
For their final episode of 2021, Thomas & Jake give their Top 3 Presidents of the United States and defend their choices against each other. Part Two will be up next where they debate who the Worst Presidents of All Time are, make sure you stay tuned!Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE  @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #12 The Gun Episode
Dec 1 2021
OvO: Deep State #12 The Gun Episode
Thomas & Jake return after a Thanksgiving break to discuss the Kyle Rittenhouse & Ahmaud Arbery verdicts then transition to the bigger topics of the Gun Debate and the 2nd Amendment.Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE  @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #11 VA Elections & Beyond
Nov 10 2021
OvO: Deep State #11 VA Elections & Beyond
Thomas & Jake recap the Virginia Gubernatorial election and discuss how Youngkin won and why Mcauliffe lost as well as what it means for the midterm elections in 2022. Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE   @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #10 All Time Sports Cheating Scandals
Oct 27 2021
OvO: Deep State #10 All Time Sports Cheating Scandals
We're back after missing a recording cycle with a fun topic spurred by the Astros making the World Series facing Thomas' Braves; where does the Astros 2017 sign-stealing scandal rank among the worst cheating scandals of all time? Jake & Thomas go over the worst cheaters in every major sport and rate them according to how much damage they did.   Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE   @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #9 Abortion Debate Continued
Sep 29 2021
OvO: Deep State #9 Abortion Debate Continued
Thomas & Jake continue their abortion debate from Episode 8 because they both had a lot more to say on the topic from the biological definition of life to bodily autonomy and some questionable analogies along the way. If you want to hear a well-reasoned and civil debate about a sensitive topic, don't miss this episode!Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE   @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #8 Texas Abortion Law
Sep 15 2021
OvO: Deep State #8 Texas Abortion Law
Thomas & Jake tackle a sensitive and polarizing topic on this week's episode, abortion, or more specifically, the Texas abortion law that went into effect this month. This episode focused more on the legal side of the debate with Thomas & Jake arguing what must be done in order to define Personhood and 'Life.' Be on the lookout for the next episodes as they'll dive into the biological, medical, and religious reasons surrounding this debate in their first two-part series.Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE   @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #7 American Foreign Interventionism
Sep 1 2021
OvO: Deep State #7 American Foreign Interventionism
This week, Jake valiantly fights the effects of a Cold to discuss with Thomas the chaotic pullout of Afghanistan and examine the past, present, and future of American Interventionism. At the top of the show, they get geared up for the College Football Season.Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE   @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #6 Vaccines
Aug 18 2021
OvO: Deep State #6 Vaccines
With school starting across the country and children still unable to get vaccinated, Jake & Thomas explore the legality of mask mandates, vaccine mandates, and if we'll ever reach the Herd Immunity Threshold. At the top of the show, they reflect on the very first episode of the Deep State podcast about the Afghanistan pullout and how unfortunately accurate their predictions were.Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE   @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #5 China & the Cold War 2.0
Aug 4 2021
OvO: Deep State #5 China & the Cold War 2.0
Surprise! Early episode drop but don't be fooled, we're still doing every other week, just wanted to start releasing closer to when we record. We open the show with some Olympics talk and clear up some Twitter beef about Simone Biles' decision to pull out of some events, and our main topic this week is China's Soft Power creep and what the USA can do to curb their influence domestically.Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE   @ThomasBlack_86 @OvODeepStateDiscord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #4 Name, Image, Likeness
Jul 28 2021
OvO: Deep State #4 Name, Image, Likeness
This episode, Thomas & Jake take on a lighter topic, the NCAA's decision to allow its athletes to earn money off of their own Name, Image, and/or Likeness, ushering in a new era of College Sports.  Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE   @ThomasBlack_86Discord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #3 LCSB Transgender Policy
Jul 14 2021
OvO: Deep State #3 LCSB Transgender Policy
This week, Thomas & Jake dive deep on a topic that hits close to home, literally. The Loudoun County School Board has received national attention for its proposed Transgender Policy which personally affects Thomas' family as he has kids in the LCSB system. We also comment on #FreeBritney as well as every 90s kids' first celebrity crushes. Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE   @ThomasBlack_86Discord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM:
OvO: Deep State #2 Universal Basic Income
Jun 30 2021
OvO: Deep State #2 Universal Basic Income
Thomas & Jake discuss Aliens, AI, and Universal Basic Income. Is UBI inevitable and will A.I. destroy us before the aliens make contact? Find out on this week's episode!Follow One V One on: Twitter: @THER4KE   @ThomasBlack_86Discord: to Us:Spotify: Music: Departure by H5 audio DESIGN is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Support by RFM - NCM: