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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Sunday, August 29, 2021

Stephen Losey: Earlier Wednesday morning, Said texted to let me know he was making a run for the airport. Ten days had passed since the Taliban had seized Kabul, and less than a week remained before the U.S. military planned to get its troops, equipment and all the evacuees it could out ahead of the Aug. 31 deadline.

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I had a rough time too... stuck in construction for 20 minutes on the way home from work.

#1 | Posted by REDIAL at 2021-08-29 05:18 PM | Reply

If it weren't for technology, he couldn't have used WhatsApp to plan his escape.

Then again, if it weren't for technology, he couldn't have spied on Taliban radio communications.

Alcohol: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.

#2 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-08-29 05:35 PM | Reply

Shame we couldn't get them out earlier, but -

www.usatoday.com

A former aide to former Vice President Mike Pence blamed racist views of a top Trump administration official for the inability of many translators and other allies to get out of Afghanistan before the U.S. withdrew troops.

Olivia Troye tweeted that Stephen Miller, a senior adviser to former President Donald Trump, teamed up with "enablers" to undermine anyone trying to get the allies out by "devastating" the special immigrant visa system at the departments of State and Homeland Security.

"Stephen Miller would peddle his racist hysteria about Iraq & Afghanistan," tweeted Troye. She described Pence as "fully aware" of the problem.

#3 | Posted by Itchy at 2021-08-29 10:46 PM | Reply

#3

Trump went for it hook, line, and sinker!

#4 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2021-08-30 06:04 PM | Reply

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