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Sunday, August 15, 2021

Biden's White House on Holiday While Afghanistan Falls to Taliban

Link to video

President Joe Biden's botched military withdrawal from Afghanistan has created a colossal international crisis that will spawn epic terrorist threats to the entire world for decades to come.

There are growing calls for Joe Biden and VP Kamala Harris to resign. There are growing calls to remove him under the provisions of the 25th Amendment. There are growing calls to court-martial him as Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. armed forces.

Take a look at this video (August 22)...it's a damning assessment of the withdrawal and a dangerous and bleak outlook for the entire world by these military experts...


What a mess President Biden has created, domestically and abroad, for America and its allies...he didn't even warn them (or even the Afghanistan military force) ahead of time that he was going to immediately pull all troops out of Afghanistan! 

As long as he remains president and Kamala Harris as VP, the U.S. and the world will continue to be less safe.

How much longer will those around both of them continue to enable them and push their un-American, weak and ill-conceived extreme far-left socialist policies forward, and how much responsibility do they also bear in the failed outcomes and residual fallout? 

In this regard, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, along with Democrats and all their donors -- and to a lesser but very important extent -- the mainstream media (most of it), social media moguls, Hollywood celebs, Wall Street elites and bankers, Corporate moguls, etc. have all slobbered over how Biden/Harris bring 'normalcy' and 'a breath of fresh air' back to America!


Meanwhile, in the days following August 15, Joe Biden repeatedly turned his back on reporters, refusing to answer their questions on Afghanistan in at least three press briefings in the past week...and, by extension, has turned his back on all Americans.

That's his legacy.

Kamala Harris is AWOL...during this crisis and throughout much of Biden's presidency, so far.

That's her legacy.


* UPDATE August 30...

The Pentagon announced today that all U.S. troops and diplomatic personnel have left Afghanistan, ending the 20-year war. There are an unknown firm number of U.S. citizens and Afghan allies who are still stranded in the country and could not get out before the last military plane left today.

Just prior to the terrorist suicide bombing attack at the Kabul airport that killed 13 and wounded approximately 20 U.S. military service members on August 26, (retired) Lieutenant-General H.R. McMaster said in a television interview that, 
"There are costs associated with surrendering to a terrorist (Taliban) organization."


Following the 9/11 attacks on America in 2001, the U.S. military engaged in a war in Afghanistan and fought against the Taliban and other terrorist groups in that country for 20 years.

20 years (and thousands of U.S. troops killed and wounded) later, President Biden, essentially, surrendered control of Afghanistan back to the Taliban and left them thousands of pieces of military equipment, in the process...thereby strengthening their (and al-Qaeda and ISIS-K) terrorism capabilities against America.


Americans will have to ask themselves whether the initial purpose of the war and the final results were, and will be, effective at preventing more terrorist attacks in the U.S. from that part of the world.

Furthermore, Americans will have to decide whether or not to hold President Biden and other top leaders in his administration accountable for this surrender and their failed Afghanistan operation to get all Americans and their allies (including billions of taxpayer dollars worth of military equipment) out of the country.

Former President Obama was fond of saying, "There is only one President at a time." 

President Biden is the current president and Commander-in-Chief...the buck stops with him...he is responsible for all decisions made since he took office on January 20 of this year..NOT former President Trump, whom he's been cowardly trying to blame for this botched withdrawal.

I think a tsunami of change will occur in the House and Senate when the 2022 midterm election rolls around, followed by the 2024 presidential election.

Many Americans do NOT want to be ruled by a plethora of rabid socialists, to which they have already been subjected in the U.S. since January.

Many American citizens emigrated/escaped from countries run by socialist and communist leaders and enjoyed their liberties and freedom from tyrannical ideologues...they were supposed to be protected by the U.S. Constitution which is supposed to be upheld by U.S. (Democrat) leaders and the courts.

So, we'll see what happens.



* UPDATE August 31...

The fallout has begun...



Various media reports are now surfacing which detail a number of disturbing facts about this mission:

All you need to know from President Biden's speech on Afghanistan today was that he:
  • lied repeatedly...again,
  • blamed everyone else but himself...again,
  • took no questions...again,
  • and turned his back on Americans...once again...as he left the podium.

So, nothing new.

God help Americans, Afghan women and girls, and the rest of the world.


* UPDATE September 7...

AMERICANS & NATO LEADERS: Are you paying attention yet?...



From Gitmo to Afghan government...via former President Obama and President Biden...




"Our Friends the Taliban": What could possibly go wrong? Are there no sane persons/cabinet secretaries/advisors/leaders running the Biden/Harris administration?

I repeat...AMERICANS & NATO LEADERS: Are you paying attention yet?

* UPDATE September 8...

More lies and despicable, cruel actions exposed in the Biden administration...this time in the State Department, which is actively blocking Americans stranded in Afghanistan from returning to the U.S....


Anger is growing in America at Biden's incompetent Afghanistan blunders and lies...
"Biden has no business setting foot at Ground Zero on the Anniversary of 9/11."
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* UPDATE September 10...

If this next story doesn't make you seriously question whether Biden's "over-the-horizon military intelligence capabilities" are, in fact, a competent and reliable method to gather intelligence about terrorist activities inside Afghanistan, then I don't know what will. 

The New York Times is reporting that Biden's latest blunder cost 10 innocent Afghans their lives (including 7 children) in the hours leading up to the last American plane leaving Kabul airport. 


By the way, the Biden administration is now praising the Taliban this week for working with the U.S. in a "business-like and professional manner"...in spite of horrific reports, photos and videos coming out of Afghanistan showing these terrorists severly whipping and beating women protesters and the local reporters covering those events, as well as torturing and beheading Afghan allies and their families throughout the country (including taking and killing Afghan boys to prevent their future resistance).

What the hell is going on in 
Joe Biden's Oval Office 
and Administration?

I repeat...AMERICANS & NATO LEADERS: Are you paying attention yet?

* UPDATE September 17...

The Pentagon held a news briefing today to admit that they did, indeed, kill the wrong persons in Kabul with their drone strike. It was an Afghan aid worker, who was busy delivering water to Afghans in need, and family members -- 3 adults and 7 children -- NOT ISIS-K terrorists, as the military leaders and Joe Biden originally bragged.

So, now we have proof that Biden's "over-the-horizon military intelligence capabilities" are not a reliable method with which to conduct counter-terrorism activities in Afghanistan going forward.

No doubt, the multiple terrorist regimes in that country will be emboldened by that revelation...along with the fact that they're now armed with thousands of U.S. military weapons and equipment left behind during their pullout, and the fact that there are still hundreds/thousands of Americans and Afghan allies abandoned there (serving as hostages of the Taliban).



President Biden and his entire cabinet,
as well as VP Kamala Harris,
need to resign immediately
to regain the security and stability of 
America and its global allies.

I repeat...AMERICANS & NATO LEADERS: Are you paying attention yet?

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May peace come to all who served and survived.

May all those who died, rest in peace.

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N.B. Read many more details on this HUGE story, as it developed from August 15, onward, on this page in my Blog.