TRAGIC COST OF BIDEN’S AFGHANISTAN LIES

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Immeasurable: These are the brave young American men and women who are no longer with us because President Biden did not listen to his generals. Top row, from left: Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Merola, 20, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; Cpl. Hunter Lopez, 22, of Indio, Calif.; Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui, 20, of Norco, Calif.; Staff Sgt. Darin T. Hoover, 31, of Salt Lake City; Cpl. Daegan W. Page, 23, of Omaha, Neb.; and Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo, 25, of Lawrence, Mass. Middle row, from left: Cpl. Humberto A. Sanchez, 22, of Logansport, Ind.; Lance Cpl. David L. Espinoza, 20, of Rio Bravo, Texas; Lance Cpl. Jared M. Schmitz, 20, of St. Charles, Mo.; Lance Cpl. Rylee J. McCollum, 20, of Jackson, Wyo.; Navy Corpsman Maxton W. Soviak, 22, of Berlin Heights, Ohio; and Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Knauss, 23, of Corryton, Tenn. Bottom: Sgt. Nicole L. Gee, 23, of Roseville, Calif.

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” Matthew” 11:28-30

NY Post, Goodwin: We now know for certain what was suspected all along — that the president rejected the advice of his top military aides about how to reduce the troop numbers while keeping the Taliban in check.

Biden lied, they died.

That’s no longer just an accusation. It’s now a fact, with Tuesday’s Senate testimony shredding President Biden’s nonsensical fictions about Afghanistan and confirming that he alone made the fateful decisions that created the chaotic and deadly withdrawal. 

We now know for certain what was suspected all along — that the president rejected the advice of his top military aides about how to reduce the troop numbers while keeping the Taliban in check. He also falsely claimed to the public that al Qaeda was no longer in Afghanistan and declared the withdrawal a ringing success.

Reluctantly, but clearly, his commanders begged to differ. One by one, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley and head of U.S. Central Command Gen. Kenneth McKenzie said they advised the president either to keep 2,500 troops in Kabul or supported the proposal.

All three also said al Qaeda remains in Afghanistan and, as Milley put, is still at war with us. And none dared call the conclusion a success.

“The war is lost,” Milley said. “The enemy is in control in Kabul.” Read More HERE

Assessment: No calls for anyone to step down. No calls to invoke the 25th Amendment, and no calls for impeachment. The ruling class can now do as it pleases.