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13 service members were killed in Afghanistan. Here’s who they are

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A devastating attack on Thursday, August 26, 2021 outside of the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, killed 13 U.S. service members: eleven Marines, one Navy Corpsman, and one Army Soldier. The attack was one of the deadliest days for American forces in the past decade of the 20-year war, and is criticized as one that could have been avoided had President Joe Biden not called for the disastrous timeline of the withdrawal from the region, which all military members were supporting under the name Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Here’s who the deceased are.

Rylee James McCollum

Rank: Marine Corps Lance Corporal

Age: 20

Location: Jackson, Wyoming


I never thought in a million years [my son] would die for nothing, for nothing, because that feckless, dementia-ridden piece of crap who decided he wanted a photo-op on September 11th. That’s what kills me. I wanted my son to represent our country, to fight for my country. But I never thought that a feckless piece of crap would send him to his death and smirk on television while he’s talking about people dying with his nasty smirk.

  • Kathy McCollum, mother of Rylee James McCollum, in a phone call to “The Wilkow Majority” / SiriusXM (video posted on Twitter)


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Ryan Knauss

Rank: US Army Staff Sergeant

Age: 23

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee


The president of the United States has the ability to help our troops, have enough men and women to stay safe. In all of our history, in all of the time that we have been fighting, where did you leave these men and women but at one airport, one location, one gate to funnel thousands through? And who did you trust? You trusted our enemy to allow who would come through.

  • Paula Knauss, mother of Ryan Knauss (quoted from Fox News)


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Nicole Gee

Rank: Marine Corps Sergeant

Age: 23

Location: Roseville, California


Maxton Soviak

Rank: Navy Fleet Marine Force Hospital Corpsman

Age: 22

Location: Berlin Heights, Ohio


His final words to (Rachel) over FaceTime, when he was telling her goodbye was after she told him to be safe and he said ‘Don’t worry mom, my guys got me they won’t let anything happen to me.’ Today she realized that they all just went together.

  • Kip and Rachel Soviak, Max’s parents, in a statement to CNN.


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COVID Vaccination: The New Religion

“You’re not welcome here.” That’s the message you’ll most likely get in any majority liberal area if you are not currently ‘vaccinated’ against Covid-19. I say vaccinated in air quotes only because the vaccine doesn’t prevent you from contracting or spreading the virus. Instead, it provides a “layer of defense” against the virus that is far weaker than what your immune system can provide. But in today’s world, natural immunity is no longer spoken of and is only a figment of your delusional imagination.

The new standards set by the government are absurd. “Get the jab or lose your job” is the new standard, causing the crisis in the supply chain due to a lack of workers, and a new crisis that may hit the military in the coming weeks due to members refusing the jab. Why work when the government is handing out your paycheck to other able-bodied workers? Why work when you can be the recipient of another worker’s paycheck? After all, it’s a lot easier for you. And still, the government wonders why we are having a crisis.

But never fear! Biden and his loving administration will save us! This supply chain shortage is simply a result of Americans having more money to spend on goods, according to Pete Buttigieg who just returned from two months of paid paternity leave. Curious, considering how gas is now at a national average of $3.35 a gallon. A year ago, it was at an average of $1.78. So what happened there?

“It’s not about your freedoms.” Terrifying statements coming from our president, considering he doesn’t even remember what he’s doing at any given moment. In a recent Town Hall with CNN, Biden had to ask where he was and stood with his fists clenched the entire time. The man couldn’t form 90% of his sentences without stumbling through them like a toddler learning to talk.

But remember, he’s our President and you’re not allowed to badmouth a Democratic President. If you do, you’re labeled a domestic terrorist. Especially if you go against the liberal ideologies the school boards are wanting to teach your children. Oh, and you’re not allowed to tell the school boards what they can and cannot teach your kids. That’s rude, and you will be labeled a domestic terrorist by the Department of Justice. But it’s not rude to post a picture of a look-alike severed head of the current president in 2017. That was in the taste of comedy, right?

But back to Covid.

Dr. Fauci has given the green light for all Halloween traditions, the moment we’ve all been waiting for. But it’s too early to tell for Christmas, according to the liberal Lord. Many Americans have given the finger to Fauci, Biden, and the whole circus currently in charge of this country, doing what they want, when they want, and how they want. After all, they’re American citizens with the freedom to do that.

But liberals don’t want you to think like that. Years ago, they were the party of resistance, where you joined to resist what others told you. You resisted the government. You resisted capitalism (for some reason). Now, they are the party of ‘tolerance’… unless you don’t agree with them. They are the party of ‘acceptance’… unless you go against their specific beliefs (i.e., being gay and conservative). They are the party where ‘you need to follow the experts’… when the experts don’t even know what is going on. And you can only follow who they deem to be ‘experts’.

Recently, documents have come out detailing the lab experiments that were being conducted on dogs within a lab in Tunisia. Scientists there, under the direction of Fauci, have been injecting beagles with disease-causing parasites in the name of science. But don’t worry, he’s an ‘expert’ that lied to Congress under oath. All praise! But make sure you have your St. Fauci candle lit while you do so.

The entire premise that Fauci was built upon has only gone to show that those in power will say and do anything to stay in power. Fauci has been in his position of Director of the NIH since 1984, ironically when George Orwell’s book is set that warns us of the US government attempting to turn into an authoritarian state.

Now, with several lawsuits filed against the sitting president and many of his associates for various reasons, many relating to the Covid vaccine mandate, American citizens who aren’t consumed by the mainstream media wonder “what happens now?”. The answer is to hold your ground, keep fighting, and give them nothing. They’ve taken way too much, and it’s time to take it back.

Clear as Mud - the Biden Administration's promise to be transparent

During the presidential race, then-candidate Joe Biden promised that his administration would be transparent on every matter. After all, We The People control the government and deserve to know what is going on. However, as with so many things involving the administration, that has shown to be a complete lie.

The most recent demonstration of withholding information involves the Haitian migrants at the southern U.S. border, of which an estimated 14,000 camped out underneath an overpass near Del Rio, Texas. The Biden Administration was determined to remove the Haitians from the terrible conditions of the area. So, they vowed to… release the majority of them in the U.S. without requiring them to obtain citizenship?

In addition, Biden criticized his own Border Patrol agents after images showing agents on horseback were misconstrued and believed to show that whips were being used. Several photographers who were there stated that the supposed “whips” were just the reins used to control the horses. But the Biden Administration pressed on with the false narrative, stating that they will “make them pay”.

Sadly, this isn’t the first time the Biden Administration has done something absurd and it certainly won’t be the last. More and more examples of this “clear as mud” transparency come from the White House. As more and more Americans either concede and receive the Covid vaccination or stand staunch with refusal, everyone is becoming warier of the advice and guidance offered by those we look to for leadership. Many question the logic of a “[war] between the vaccinated and the unvaccinated”. And more and more are questioning “If I’m vaccinated, why do I care if the other is?” The administration assures you that it’s because you can still transmit Covid and you can still fall ill to the virus despite being vaccinated.

The hypocrisy and criticism to questioning is being more and more scrutinized, which draws a new set of questions. But of course, we’re not able to ask those questions. “Follow the science” they so eagerly declare. Yet they ignore the science when it involves another heartbeat, another human being, can be terminated without its consent. “My body, my choice” they scream. Yet when you decline to receive the vaccination, it suddenly becomes “not a matter of freedom” and “you’re killing grandma”.

Asking questions is considered to be the worst thing you can do according to the Democratic party. The Biden administration expects that we’ll follow blindly. They forget a majority issue with that: the American people don’t follow blindly. Yet, they hold out hope.

Recently, a panel of CDC scientists reached a 16-2 consensus that Americans did not need any booster shots, at least for the foreseeable future. However, the director of the CDC, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, overruled the panel, allowing boosters to be administered to those considered to be “high-risk” and frontline workers, further muddying the waters on whose telling the truth.

Transparency has never been something the Biden’s have been good at, though. A recent report by the Congressional Research Service revealed that the sitting president owes up to $500K in back taxes. The report came out just days after Biden stated that everyone “needs to pay their fair share”. Emails from Hunter Biden’s laptop also reveal a connection between them while in the White House in 2015 and China.

The Biden’s — and Democrats — will lie to make anything fit their narrative so they can get what they want. They’re worse than the playground bullies you dealt with in elementary school. In comparison, though, those bullies are significantly smarter.