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August 23, 2021

This week President Joe Biden, Sec of Defense Austin Lloyd and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley should do our nation a favor and resign and let us replace them with Moe, Larry and Curly. Forgive my bluntness, but our nation stands in humiliation and dishonor before the world for the inept, incompetent, and disastrous manner in which this administration exited our 20 year involvement in Afghanistan and allowed the Taliban to take full control in a matter of mere hours. Getting out of there wasn’t the controversy. Most Americans felt 20 years of war there were more than enough and all 4 Presidents who oversaw our involvement wanted to bring the troops home. But this week, our exit from Afghanistan was a goat rodeo. The worst wasn’t that the ill-prepared Biden team embarrassed us; it’s that the sloppy way in which they did it put thousands of Americans’ lives at risk, and created an almost certain death sentence to the Afghans who fought alongside of us these 20 years and who were promised safe passage to America only to be betrayed in spectacular fashion and left behind like worn out shoes. But it’s not all we left behind. Over $83 BILLION worth of US taxpayer funded Blackhawk helicopters, airplanes, Humvees, and every kind of weapon and ammunition imaginable weren’t brought back to the taxpayers or even left in the hands of the Afghan freedom fighters. It was hurriedly abandoned and fell into the hands of the Taliban. It would be bad enough if they had actually defeated us to win such prizes, but it’s much worse. We just gathered it up and left it under the Christmas tree, wrapped and with a ribbon!

We betrayed the trust of more than the Afghans in spectacular fashion. We betrayed the trust of our NATO partners and signaled to our adversaries like China, Russia, Iran and North Korea that with Joe Biden in the White House, our word is dirt.

Did you see President Biden’s speech that he came out of hiding to deliver? After pointing fingers at the Afghan army, the Afghan people, and of course Donald Trump, he pretended to take responsibility for the messed up mission but you can’t blame everyone BUT yourself and then say “the buck stops here,” after you’ve passed the buck to everyone and anyone in sight.

Most disgusting was his flippant response to a question as to what he felt when he saw people lose their grip on the outside of a C-17 who were so desperate to get to the American safety and freedom they had been promised that they physically held on to the plane’s fuselage as it took off only to plunge helplessly to the earth. When asked what he felt when he saw those pitiful souls beg for passage out only to die a gruesome death of spiraling to the ground, he angrily retorted that that was 3 or 4 days ago. As if time will erase those images of human beings risking death to escape the brutality of the Taliban.

Sadly, no one has been fired for the dumpster fire that substituted for diplomacy in this Biden bungling. And probably no one will. But I hope whether you’re a Democrat, Republican or Independent, you will objectively be outraged by the incompetent failure of those entrusted to protect our nation and in whose hands our young servicemen and women live or die. We are a better nation than this. We can elect better leaders than these. And it’s time we purpose that we’ll repent of our sins against the civilized world and never let something so inexcusable disgrace our nation again.

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  • Eileen Meltzer

    08/26/2021 02:39 PM

    It's not incompetent, knowing that we live in the land of unaccountability. Today's Liberal Government is free to destroy the United States of America with as many blatant costly, hurtful, and deadly moves against the American people as possible, and nothing but mere complaints will be raised. For they are accomplishing the mission of the Deep State's Minions of the One/New World Order's Global Elites. Whose goal is to destroy America and all the Worlds Nations, to roll out a One World Government that they will rule over. As my late husband, a Marine would say "And the Beat Goes On"...Until we band together and stop it! We are all doomed! We're being slaughtered by satanic psychopaths who live in Ivory towers, philanthropists who covertly despise humanity, and pull the politicians and Labor Union leaders puppet strings. Demanding, and enforcing the demise of 9 out of 10 people, to fulfill their mission written on the Georgaguidstones. This is WWIII through the blood and mind, billions will be killed, but hardly a bullet will be shot, death through a needle, that many willingly and many unwillingly line up for. Like many victims of WWII, they passively boarded trains to Auschwitz, in today's WWIII, they drive to CVS, Walmart, or the place of employment's Clot Shot clinic to get their poison and tracked mark.

  • Mark Quigg

    08/25/2021 04:48 AM

    Right on point Mr. Huckabee. America holds her head in shame at this terrible thing. Biden and the Democrat party are simply not on America's side anymore, and some of them never were. We need to use every proper, appropriate, and right way to clean house if this country is to survive. Above all else, as you've said many times, we need to pray.

  • Ellen Giroso

    08/24/2021 07:15 AM

    I sure hope people don't forget all of this in a year or two from now. People should never forget what happened. They try to down play 911and we should not forget that either.

  • Blythe Kearney

    08/23/2021 11:06 AM

    As the head of the military, why can't we court marshal the commander=in= chief as well as impeachment.

  • Mary Middleton

    08/23/2021 08:15 AM

    On your Q&A show you stated that so far Biden hadn't commented any impeachable offensive. I beg to differ with you. The whole mess with Afghanistan is a disaster and now we have terrorists walking across our open borders to cause harm and destruction to the people of the U.S. When he puts we the people in harms way then that is an impeachable offensive. With the open borders and God knows who is coming in and what disease they are carrying that again is an impeachable offensive. When a President knowingly puts the American people at risk then he should be removed and quickly. Maybe you should give another think to your answer that so far he hasn't done anything that is impeachable!!!

  • Deborah Levasseur

    08/23/2021 08:09 AM

    President Trump did a great job with keeping some of the troops in Afghanistan he left some behind. Taliban was not doing what Biden is doing now.