Morning Greatness: Biden to Give Speech on Afghanistan, Taliban

Good Thursday morning.

Biden pitches massive spending plan in Trump territory
AP reporter tangles with State Department spokesman over Afghanistan
Tucker Carlson: NSA has been reading my private emails, planned to leak the contents
Biden to speak on Afghanistan amid US troop withdrawal and Taliban gains
Democrats seek swift timeline for Senate consideration of bipartisan infrastructure deal

Civil unrest:
Politico claims critical race theory curriculum isn’t being taught in schools
Black Lives Matter Utah chapter calls American flag ‘symbol of hatred’
Capitol riot suspect charged with attacking AP photographer
Randi Weingarten Has Denied a ‘Woke’ Infiltration of Classrooms. Now She Is Vowing To Defend the Right To Teach It.
Ford Foundation Rallies Behind 1619 Project Creator
‘Chestfeeding’?: Inside The Left’s War On Medical Terminology
Los Angeles-area officials announce ‘historic’ bust of more than $1B of illegal marijuana
Why aren’t America’s classrooms fitted with cameras? Matt Walsh weighs in
Chicago concealed carry holder shoots gunman who killed 1, injured 2 others, police say
Head of teacher’s union blasts GOP for ‘bullying’ teachers on race, preventing accurate teaching of history
Hillary Clinton: ‘We are witnessing a concerted attempt to destabilize the democratic process’
Investigation finds no racial bias by employee who cut biracial girl’s hair, Michigan school district says

Coronavirus news:
3 Scientists Drop Names From Lancet Statement on COVID Origins
Connecticut to no longer report state’s daily COVID-19 death count
Dr. Fauci Tells People Hesitant About The Vaccine To ‘Just Get Over It’
Rapid vaccination rollout has prevented more than 250K US deaths; cases in UK rise above 30K for first time since January: COVID-19 updates
Delta variant is ‘Covid-19 on steroids,’ expert says, with cases increasing in nearly half of US states

Other morsels:
Judge won’t block parts of Georgia election law for now
Haiti’s interim prime minister declares he’s in charge after president assassinated, state of siege declared
Tokyo Olympics will be held under a state of emergency as Japan mulls opening ceremony fan ban
Eric Adams gets ear pierced after winning NYC mayoral primary
McDonald’s staffers arrested after drugs found in kid’s Happy Meal
Encrypted chat data helps German police arrest 750 in massive drug raid
Death toll in Surfside condo collapse reaches 54
DeSantis Won’t Commit To State-Wide Review Of Florida Buildings Until Surfside Condo Investigation
As Bezos called for tax hikes, Amazon lobbied to keep its tax bill low
WTF. Peacock gunned down after Craigslist ad took out hit on the bird: reports
Rudy Giuliani’s law license has been suspended in Washington, D.C.
Google hit with antitrust lawsuit by 36 states alleging app store monopoly
A 12-foot Burmese python has been loose in a Louisiana mall store for days
China is cracking down on data privacy. That’s terrible news for some of its biggest tech companies

And that’s all I’ve got, now go beat back the angry mob!

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About Liz Sheld

Liz Sheld is the senior news editor at American Greatness. She is a veteran political strategist and pollster who has worked on campaigns and public interest affairs. Liz has written at Breitbart and The Federalist, as well as at PJ Media, where she wrote "The Morning Briefing." In her spare time, she shoots sporting clays and watches documentaries.

Photo: US President Joe Biden walks on the South Lawn while returning to the White House on July 7, 2021, after traveling to promote his economic plans in Illinois. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP) (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images)