Questions for Joshua Linney

You are planning a career in politics and it appears you have had several bumps in the road when it comes to your biography and how you present yourself. The intention of this interview is to simply post what your responses are instead of creating a journalistic article where the context is not included and …

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VA article – Horrific conditions and rusty surgical instruments

From the beginning of the article. Link to the article Employees at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Washington, DC are begging the new VA secretary for help as serious problems allegedly persist at the facility. The hospital has made national headlines numerous times for its quality and cleanliness failings, and now there are reports of …

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Interview #4 on the Dangerous History Podcast. Episode 162.

Link to episode 162 Link to the third interview episode on DHP Link to the second interview episode on DHP Link to the first interview episode on DHP' From the episode introduction This is the final conversation between CJ & US Army Veteran BT about BT’s military service and his ordeals since getting out. (Please …

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Through the fog of war – Dear America, you love genocide and dead American soldiers

If you have a stance that we can't leave a war because it dishonors the sacrifice that the dead soldiers have made. There can only be two options. Either you have absolutely no idea what you're talking about and you simply parrot what you are told to parrot. Or you are selfish. You want revenge. …

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Interview #3 on the Dangerous History Podcast. Episode 159.

Link to the third interview episode on DHP Link to the second interview episode on DHP Link to the first interview episode on DHP Notes for the DHP interview episode The DHP description of the episode Once again, CJ is joined by US Army veteran BT to talk about BT’s experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan. …

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Interview #2 on The Dangerous History Podcast. Episode 156.

Link to the third interview episode on DHP Link to the second interview episode on DHP Link to the first interview episode on DHP Notes for the DHP interview episodes   From ProfCJ's description of the episode. This is the second part of my conversation with BT, a US Army veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, …

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Interview #1 on The Dangerous History Podcast episode 155

Link to the fourth and final interview on DHP Link to the third interview episode on DHP Link to the second interview episode on DHP Link to the first interview episode on DHP Notes for the DHP interview episodes   Description from ProfCJ and the Dangerous History Podcast... This episode is part 1 of CJ’s discussions …

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A conversation with an officer regarding the culture of combat soldiers during our deployment in 2006 – 2007

Foreword: The following was a conversation I had with a former officer from my unit when I deployed for Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2006 - 2007. I had respect for this officer, he had suggested that I should become an officer early in my career. This was not a path that I took, …

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Writing exercise in morality and war

My philosophy exercise is a single writing session where I go with an idea and once I am finished, I post it without rewrites, except to correct spelling. We cannot pretend to be a morally superior country and people when we allow torture in the name of national defense. The truth has been in America's …

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