Morning Greatness: 2000 Passengers Flown Out of Afghanistan, 325 Americans

Good Thursday morning.

‘That Was Four Days Ago’: Biden Bristles When Confronted On Afghans Falling From US Planes
Biden says he did not see a way to withdraw from Afghanistan without ‘chaos ensuing’
US troops will stay until all Americans are out of Afghanistan, even if past Aug. 31 deadline: Biden to ABC News
Biden won’t talk Afghanistan amid chaos, instead pushes COVID vaccines
Defense Secretary Says US Doesn’t ‘Have The Capability’ To Evacuate Large Numbers Of People From Afghanistan
Pentagon: 2,000 Passengers Flown Out of Kabul, Just 325 Americans
G7 foreign ministers to hold virtual meeting on Afghanistan ahead of leaders’ summit
‘Unconscionable’: Taliban Has Seized UH-60 Black Hawks, Other High-Tech American Equipment, Republicans Say In Letter To White House
Congress poised to grill Biden officials on messy Afghanistan exit
McCarthy, McConnell send letter to Biden requesting ‘Gang of 8’ briefing on Afghanistan evacuation
Biden State Dept Moved to Abolish Crisis Response Bureau Months Before Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan
Former Afghan President Karzai meets with Taliban
Court orders Biden administration to redo ‘legally flawed’ reviews of Conoco Alaska oil project

Civil unrest:
Shop owner who called police on peaceful BLM protesters ordered to pay $4.5K
UNC journalism-school dean stepping down after Hannah-Jones controversy
Florida school worker calls kids ‘half breeds’ in hateful rant, placed on leave
As car prices rise, owning a new vehicle costs nearly $10,000 a year, AAA says
2 women dead after shooting at Indiana automotive plant, authorities say; suspect arrested
California suspect in ambush shooting of deputy killed, two officers injured, authorities say
Wild horse roundups ramping up as drought grips the US West
Family of man allegedly shot over loud music wants company who employed alleged shooter charged
Obama-Appointed Judge: Prosecuting Previously Deported ‘Latinx’ Illegal Aliens Is Unconstitutional, ‘Racist’

Coronavirus news:
Rates of Covid-19 hospitalizations for children and adults under 50 reach their highest levels yet, CDC data shows
Covid-19 antibody treatments work, but they’re ‘not the path out of this pandemic’
Miami, Tampa schools defy DeSantis on masks despite threats
DeSantis rips Biden legal threat over school masks: ‘Where are your priorities?’
Democrats embrace COVID-19 mandates in governor races

Other morsels:
North Carolina faces ‘catastrophic’ flooding from Fred, dozens reported missing
Federal appeals court upholds Texas ban on standard abortion procedure
Merck joins its peers with plan to cut access to discounted drugs for contract pharmacies

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

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: A Taliban fighter walks past a beauty salon with images of women defaced using spray paint in Shar-e-Naw in Kabul on August 18, 2021. (Photo by Wakil KOHSAR / AFP) (Photo by WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP via Getty Images)

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