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Let's Pod This is the official podcast of grassroots organization Let's Fix This, Inc., where we talk with policymakers, advocates, elected officials, and regular folks from across the state to try to explain how our government works and provide context for the pressing issues facing our state.

Let's Pod This is the official podcast of grassroots organization Let's Fix This, Inc., where we talk with policymakers, advocates, elected officials, and regular folks from across the state to try to explain how our government works and provide context for the pressing issues facing our state.
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Let's Pod This is the official podcast of grassroots organization Let's Fix This, Inc., where we talk with policymakers, advocates, elected officials, and regular folks from across the state to try to explain how our government works and provide context for the pressing issues facing our state.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 48 | Words Have Meaning (with Daniela Busciglio)

8/16/2018
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We're joined by academic linguist and political consultant Daniela Busciglio to discuss why words matter and how advocates can use science to help us get our point across more effectively.

Duration:01:11:45

Ep. 47 | Post-mortem with Senator AJ Griffin

8/10/2018
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Outgoing state senator AJ Griffin shares about her experience in the state legislature - the victories, the disappointments, why she's leaving, and what comes next. There's a short Pruitt Watch, and also - our mics didn't work properly, so part of the audio is meh.

Duration:01:16:53

Ep. 46 | You're in charge while I'm gone

8/2/2018
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As the primary run-off nears, we're joined by Republican candidates for Lt. Governor, Dana Murphy and Matt Pinnell, to discuss their perspectives on what that position actually does and their plan for it, should they be elected.

Duration:01:31:12

Ep. 45 | Carpathians, Kardashians, and Cardassians

7/30/2018
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We manage to give you a recap this week's Oklahoma political news while also being distracted by Ghostbusters, Star Trek, and easily accessible barrier protection.

Duration:01:11:52

Ep 44 | Reefer Madness Continues plus an interview with the State Auditor (feat. Gary Jones)

7/20/2018
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We discuss the bizarre things that happened this week in Oklahoma's medical marijuana saga, and then we speak with State Auditor Gary Jones to learn about the role of that position in our state government.

Duration:01:10:49

A doctor, a lawyer, and a therapist walk into a bar

7/14/2018
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Ep 43: "A doctor, a lawyer, and a therapist walk into a bar." Scott (a doctor) and Andy (a therapist) have an unusually candid discussion about SQ788 (medical marijuana), ridiculous voter outrage, and how the issue is playing out in Oklahoma. The lawyer couldn't make it. Also a very brief "Pruitt Watch."

Duration:00:59:12

Ep 42 - Everybody gets a run-off

7/5/2018
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We recap the primary election and discuss the crazy high number of run-off elections, plus the final DC edition of "Pruitt Watch" and phone calls with Democratic nominee for Governor, Drew Edmondson, and Election Board PIO, Bryan Dean.

Duration:01:18:30

Ep. 41: Live Pod of the Primaries

6/27/2018
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Recorded live at Oak & Ore, we visit voters & candidates to get their experience and response to the elections. Featuring Kayla & Anna from Localities OKC, Amy Curran & crew from Generation Citizen, Brett Dickerson from OKC Free Press, JoBeth Hamon, Bo Broadwater from The Journal Record, Sheri Guyse from Big Bravely, recovering politico Thomas Larson, and candidates Carrie Blumert and Daniel Chae.

Duration:01:49:34

Ep. 40 - Fact-checking cannabis claims

6/21/2018
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We test out some new audio gear and help explain some of the nuances of SQ788 with a quick fact-check of some of the most notable claims about the proposed law and medical marijuana itself.

Duration:00:47:57

Ep. 39: Judging judges, plus political wine pairings! (with Nichole Gillett and Clayton Bahr)

6/16/2018
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Andy & Scott are joined by attorney (and LFT board president) Nichole Moisant Gillett and wine guru Clayton Bahr to help explain the judicial positions that are up for election this month and what wines pair best with politics. (Bonus: all of our spouses / significant others are also present and occasionally chime in.)

Duration:01:31:25

Ep. 38: GOP Labor Commissioner Debate (with Tres Savage)

6/11/2018
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Andy and Scott are joined by Tres Savage from NonDoc to recap the debate we held this week between Republican candidates for Labor Commissioner.

Duration:01:11:41

Ep. 37 | From 56th to 57th

6/1/2018
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Andy and Scott are back from vacation! We take a quick look back at the 56th Oklahoma Legislature, discuss Governor Fallin's surprising vetoes of several bills, and give an update on the OSDH debacle. Then we lay out the plan ahead as we move into election season and head toward the 57th Legislature.

Duration:01:01:47

Ep. 36 | Bonus episode: From Walkout to What's Next - Day 2 [Live]

5/25/2018
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The second of two special episodes from our "From Walkout to What's Next?" events. This one was recorded live on April 23, 2018 at The Patriarch in Edmond, OK.

Duration:01:58:26

Ep. 35 | Bonus episode: From Walkout to What's Next - Day 1 [Live]

5/18/2018
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The first of two special episodes from our "From Walkout to What's Next?" events. This one was recorded live on April 22, 2018 and features guests Sabine Brown (Oklahoma Policy Institute) and Liz Waggoner (Oklahoma Women's Coalition).

Duration:01:49:36

Ep. 34 | We Have a Winner!

5/11/2018
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Good news, Fixers - we have a winner to our 2018 Oklahoma Legislature Predict-o-Rama! And so, we take a quick look at what happened to the proposed legislation that was a part of the game and discuss what to expect from #LetsPodThis during the legislative offseason.

Duration:00:32:38

Sine Dead

5/8/2018
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We finally - FINALLY - have an end to the 56th legislature...or do we? Regardless, we recap what happened during the last week of session, including three of the most contentious bills heard all session.

Duration:00:49:09

What would fully funded look like?

4/28/2018
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Intrepid local reporter Grant Hermes joins as special co-host to discuss the 2019 state budget. Grant also shares what he discovered when he called all state agencies to ask how much money they need to truly be "fully funded" and what that would actually look like.

Duration:01:18:51

A Whole Lot of Filing Going On

4/22/2018
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We discuss the record number of people filing to run for office, what may happen regarding a tax on wind energy production, and give our best guesses about what will happen over the last few weeks of session.

Duration:00:44:19

Walkout ends...so what's next?

4/13/2018
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As the walkout winds down, we wonder "What's Next?" for education advocates and the legislature. We discuss those questions and the record number of people who have filed to run for office.

Duration:01:00:58

The Walkout (with Scott Mitchell, teachers, and students)

4/6/2018
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Analysis of the first week of the teacher walkout. We visit with media personality Scott Mitchell, local teachers Josh Delozier and Amy Young, Generation Citizen's Elizabeth Sidler, and four students from Edmond Memorial High School.

Duration:00:59:51