Bipolar ramblings – The torment of drugs. Part I

The first time I agreed to see a psychiatrist, after years of denial and refusal, it did not go what would be professionally unprofessional good... At all... As I sit there rattling off a story that I had only recently even pieced together myself, I thought he was listening. I mean, he asked. And he …

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VA Whistleblowers more likely to receive disciplinary actions. NPR article.

Link to news article Link to GAO report Report highlights include: Whistleblowers were 10 times more likely than their peers to receive disciplinary action within a year of reporting misconduct. The VA doesn't always maintain required files and documents for adjudication, suggesting that employees may not have received due process. Sixty-six percent of VA employees who …

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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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News link – Another veteran dies after he set himself on fire to protest the VA.

Not much to say here, this event is still under investigation, this is another example of the desperate situation that veterans are placed in that they go to this length to bring light to the problems we face when it comes to not being provided proper mental health care. Veteran dies after setting himself on …

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Reverie – The desert of life or Alice and that pesky hole

We think we are at the top because we place ourselves there. The tree of life is not the right example. The tips of the branches beings the furthest does not mean it is the most advanced stage of the tree. Branches are cut often, the universe is really good at killing things that want …

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Reverie – The importance of the story

Ancient myth is a building block of humanity. We tell stories so that we can pass on information. As time moves on, the context for the stories changes or disappear, making it easy for them to be dismissed as "those old silly stories." We have dismantled those stories one by one thanks to science. If …

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