John McCain, women in combat arms, and a Twitter troll – Ep 20
Without even trying, Danny and I spent the episode discussing numerous topics where others have gone to great lengths to mask the truth. Whether rumors of John McCain’s military prowess, discussing an anonymous op-ed from within the White House, or analyzing a set of boilerplate articles on women in combat arms, it’s all about making something seem different when all the while, they were lying their asses off. The sad truth is that these deceptions get passed around by ordinary Americans without question. For your listening pleasure, here’s some illumination.
00:39 – Danny’s recent post on John McCain
14:53 – Anonymous op-ed from a “senior White House official”
27:14 – Popularmilitary.com article on investigation involving female infantry soldier
44:24 – Approaching milestone of next generation serving in Afghanistan
58:08 – Danny ‘celebrates’ his first Twitter troll
The United States has become synonymous with empire and endless war, American troops sit in 70% of the world's countries, and yet, most Americans don't know that. The military is joined disproportionately by a 'warrior caste’ whom carry this enormous burden, making a less diverse force and ensuring most of society doesn't see their sacrifice. And American tax dollars, funding hundreds of billions in unnecessary spending on global hegemony, are robbed from the domestic needs of ordinary Americans. We aim to change that. Join Danny, Henri, and Keagan, three leftist combat veterans, as they discuss how to turn the tide against endless war and repair the damage America has caused abroad.
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