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Jordan Candler / September 7, 2021

Tuesday Executive News Summary

Taliban’s warning to U.S., State Department’s BIG Lie, Biden’s approval tanks, and more.

Afghanistan Success Debacle

  • Taliban spokesperson warns U.S. not to interfere with their culture and treatment of women (Fox News) | Meanwhile, Taliban shoot and kill pregnant police officer in front of her family (Fox News)

  • Taliban claim control of last hideout province, promise formation of government “soon” (Reuters)

  • “Total lie”: State Department trying to steal credit for rescue of four Americans, organizer says (Fox News)

Government & Politics

  • President Biden’s approval tanks; only two others have had lower ratings at this point (Fox News)

  • DOJ vows not to protect preborn babies in Texas (Axios)

  • Only off by … well, nearly 100%: AP adds embarrassing correction to article claiming 70% of calls to Mississippi poison control were about Ivermectin ingestion (Daily Wire)

Economy

  • The end of enhanced unemployment benefits brings hope to small businesses (Fox Business)

  • Shortages of supplies and workers will delay Gulf Coast rebuilding (AP)

  • Britain starts coal plant after gas prices surge (Washington Examiner)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • CEO of video game developer supported Texas’s pro-life law. Now he’s out from the company. (Daily Wire)

  • In wake of Andrew Cuomo scandal, entire board resigns from Time’s Up, whose top leaders aided and abetted the disgraced ex-governor (Daily Wire)

  • Robert E. Lee statue on Richmond’s Monument Avenue will be removed Wednesday morning (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

  • Race bait: Gavin Newsom rally speaker calls Larry Elder “a black face on white supremacy” (Fox News)

Annals of Integrity

  • Patriotic restaurants across America honored our troops killed in Kabul by reserving a table for them and setting out 13 beers (Not the Bee)

  • Auburn University honors 13 U.S. service members slain in Kabul (Washington Examiner)

Notables

  • Non compos mentis: Fairfax teachers win $32.7 million bonus for “extraordinary” at-home work during pandemic (Free Beacon)

  • Hurricane Ida death toll rises past 60 (Axios)

  • Apple wisely delays iPhone photo-scanning plan amid fierce backlash (AP)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Understanding SCOTUS’s decision on Texas’s pro-life law (Heritage Foundation)

  • Policy: Social Security bailout will create another set of problems (Market Watch)

  • Satire: Nancy Pelosi flies to Afghanistan to lecture stranded Americans on how bad January 6 was (Babylon Bee)

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