Wednesday, August 18, 2021

The Afghanistan Mess

The Taliban has opened fire in the streets of Kabul to disperse crowds as chaos ensues in the streets of Afghanistan. CNN's Clarissa Ward...

I worry about Clarissa Ward because she is everything the Taliban is against.  I hope her hijab is made out of Kevlar.

Let this sink in.  The new ruler of Afghanistan was in prison until Trump let him out in 2018. - Tea Pain

Wow. If only CNN doubled down on Dubya entering Afghanistan as they are on Biden leaving Afghanistan, we wouldn't be in this clustermuck.

My My My. The Afghan President Fled With $169 Million, Probably In U.S. Dollars.

Welcoming refugees is one of the things that makes America great. - Preet Bharara

And just like that, all the infectious disease experts on Twitter became military strategists. - Sundae Gurl tweet

Republican Shenanigans

Greg Abbott To Work Remotely From Reality. - Andy Borowitz

TX GOV: don’t worry about me, I got three vaccine doses and the best taxpayer-funded healthcare available

MOMS: but what are you doing to protect our chil-

TX GOV: I said I’m fine. - Jake Maccoby

Maggie Haberman Gives Me The Creeps
New York Times Washington correspondent and CNN analyst Maggie Haberman disgustingly retweeted a Trump attack ad that features footage of Afghan people falling to their deaths, and falsely claimed President Joe Biden invited comparisons of the Afghanistan with the fall of Saigon.

I find it implausible that 300,000 Afghan soldiers  spontaneously and individually quit. I find it more plausible that they received such orders from their leaders who cut a deal with the Taliban. I look forward to reading more reporting to confirm/refute this hypothesis. - Michael McFaul


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Rock The Voter News

I Can't Watch Jeffrey Toobin On CNN Unless I Can See His Hands

Can someone explain to me how Jeffrey Toobin got his job back but Colin Kaepernick didn’t? - Tristan Snell


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Trump was such a nightmare that some people got nostalgic for George W. Bush. Just a reminder: the two Bushes were horrible. George HW Bush used the racist Willie Horton ads to get elected, and W. launched two ruinous wars. These guys weren’t John and John Quincy Adams. - Andy Borowitz

Business/Tech News

Defense Contractors Fear Afghan Collapse Could Have Chilling Effect On Stupid Wars. - Andy Borowitz

The Texas GOP Wants Constituents To Breath Toxic Fumes. You Read That Right.
A Texas state representative complained about a mask advisory from his county pollution unit, which issued its response after a rail yard incident that released toxic fumes. 

George W. Bush Spends Sleepless Night Wondering If He To Blame For Long-Term Collapse Of Texas Rangers. - The Onion

Shamsia Hassani is a female street artist in Afghanistan, at least for the time being.


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