Fellow Patriot: The voluntary financial generosity of supporters like you keeps our hard-hitting analysis coming. Please support the 2021 Year-End Campaign today. Thank you for your support! —Nate Jackson, Managing Editor

Political Editors / August 23, 2021

Monday Executive News Summary

Afghanistan fallout, Babbitt killer exonerated, border disaster, deadly TN flooding, and more.

Rolling Disaster in Afghanistan

  • Harris laughs when asked about Americans stranded in Afghanistan (Washington Examiner)

  • Blinken fails to defend Biden when asked directly about competence (Daily Wire)

  • No one fired for Afghanistan disaster (Axios)

  • U.S.-wanted leader of notorious terrorist group back in Kabul (CNS News)

  • Afghanistan’s Christians, small in number, have gone underground (Washington Times)

  • British Parliament unloads on Biden: “Biden may have condemned the world to Chinese domination in future” (Daily Wire)

Government & Politics

  • Capitol Police officer who shot Ashli Babbitt exonerated in internal probe (NBC News)

  • Biden admin quietly dismisses thousands of amnesty cases (Washington Times)

  • Border Patrol warn of morale collapse (Washington Examiner)

Notable

  • 22 killed in TN flooding (WSMV)

  • Biden trying to push enhanced jobless benefits past deadline (Just the News)

  • 61% of Americans paid no fed income tax in 2020 (CNBC)

  • China passes 3-child policy hoping to reverse demographic crisis (Breitbart)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Afghans and Americans need a plan of action (American Enterprise Institute)

  • Humor: “We don’t have the capacity to collect large numbers of people,” says administration with thousands of kids in cages (Babylon Bee)

For more of today’s editors’ choice headlines, visit Headline Report.

The Patriot Post is a certified ad-free news service, unlike third-party commercial news sites linked on this page, which may also require a paid subscription.

Start a conversation using these share links:

Who We Are

The Patriot Post is a highly acclaimed weekday digest of news analysis, policy and opinion written from the heartland — as opposed to the MSM’s ubiquitous Beltway echo chambers — for grassroots leaders nationwide. More

What We Offer

On the Web

We provide solid conservative perspective on the most important issues, including analysis, opinion columns, headline summaries, memes, cartoons and much more.

Via Email

Choose our full-length Digest or our quick-reading Snapshot for a summary of important news. We also offer Cartoons & Memes on Monday and Alexander’s column on Wednesday.

Our Mission

The Patriot Post is steadfast in our mission to extend the endowment of Liberty to the next generation by advocating for individual rights and responsibilities, supporting the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and promoting free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values. We are a rock-solid conservative touchstone for the expanding ranks of grassroots Americans Patriots from all walks of life. Our mission and operation budgets are not financed by any political or special interest groups, and to protect our editorial integrity, we accept no advertising. We are sustained solely by you. Please support The Patriot Fund today!

★ PUBLIUS ★

“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” —George Washington

The Patriot Post is protected speech, as enumerated in the First Amendment and enforced by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, in accordance with the endowed and unalienable Rights of All Mankind.

Copyright © 2021 The Patriot Post. All Rights Reserved.

The Patriot Post does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend installing the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.