New interim Prime Minister Mullah Hasan Akhund led the government when the Taliban ruled from 1996-2001. All the new officials appear to be Taliban. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Nothing has changed after over 20 years.
President Biden’s approval numbers have taken a hit in seven Democrat-controlled swing districts, according to a new poll. New York Post
VOA VIEW: How anyone could follow mad Biden, except the social liberal media.
The top Republican on the House Oversight Committee ​wants the panel to investigate the sale of Hunter Biden's artwork. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Crap artwork for political profit.


Congressional committees this week begin drafting tax increases on the wealthy and corporations to pay for a $3.5 trillion social policy bill, but the targets are putting up a fight. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Dem madness.
House Democrats urged the Justice Department to prosecute anyone who tries to sue those who help women seeking abortions. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Time will tell how the battle will end.
ICE says 463 jails won’t cooperate with the federal government’s deportation detainer requests and is blaming their jurisdictions for the agency’s inability to comply with a court order demanding transparency of Biden administration targets for removal. In addition to the sanctuary jails, 156 others give only “limited cooperation” to U.S. ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is making a mess out of border control.
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the nation's leading infectious disease expert, reacted critically Tuesday to images of maskless crowds packed together in the stands of a recent college football game. Appearing on CNN, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases was asked whether photos from a Sunday ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Fauci is an idiot.
The Chinese Communist Party has stepped up a war of words against the U.S., airing direct accusations that Washington engaged in biological warfare against China. An Aug. 27 essay that circulated online in both the official Xinhua news agency and the state-controlled People's Daily newspaper is being viewed by some ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The Chinese are making a mockery of the pandemic.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said on Tuesday that the city of Tucson's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for public employees violates state law and the governor's executive order. The city must either revoke or amend the ordinance to align with state law or risk losing millions in state funding, the attorney ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: All are confused.


At least 71 people have died due to Hurricane Ida and the storm’s aftermath across eight states. ABC
VOA VIEW: The numbers will grow.
The White House is asking Congress to approve an additional $24 billion in spending to handle the costs of Hurricane Ida and other natural disasters ABC
VOA VIEW: More money to waste.
Republicans in America’s largest conservative state for years racked up victories under the slogan “Keep Texas Red,” a pledge to quash a coming blue wave that Democrats argued was inevitable given shifting demographics ABC
VOA VIEW: Texas is growing to the Red.
Mexico’s Supreme Court has ruled that it is unconstitutional to punish abortion ABC

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Alphonso David, president of the Human Rights Campaign, was fired Monday for allegedly helping former Gov. Andrew Cuomo respond to sexual harassment allegations. ABC
Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday denied a GOP congressman's claim the Taliban was holding Americans "hostage," keeping them from leaving on chartered planes. ABC
VOA VIEW: Blinken is lying.
President Joe Biden will lay out a new effort to combat the delta variant of COVID-19 on Thursday, the White House said Tuesday. ABC
VOA VIEW: How much will this new foolish plan cost?


Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed voting restrictions into law that he says combats voter fraud. Opponents claim it suppresses minority turnout. CBS
President Biden visited areas of New York and New Jersey that were hit hard by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. He warned that the weather will become more extreme due to climate change. CBS
VOA VIEW: Photo - op!
"Everything is up in the air," said one Ohio bakery owner who worries that COVID-19 could shut her down again. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden is financially destroying the country.
The money is part of measure to keep the federal government running while legislators hammer out a deal on spending for the next fiscal year. CBS
VOA VIEW: More money to waste.
Pretrial hearings for five suspects accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks resumed at Guantanamo Bay. CBS

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Bitcoin fell Tuesday after hitting its highest level since May as El Salvador became the first country to adopt the cryptocurrency as legal tender. CNBC
August's jobs report, besides being a big disappointment, also showed that wages are rising even with weak hiring. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Inflation is financially causing major problems.
Apple sent out invitations to the media for its annual September event, where the company is expected to launch new iPhones. CNBC

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A complete Taliban victory over the holdout Panjshir Valley would be a devastating and symbolic blow, regional experts say.  CNBC
VOA VIEW: The Taliban will hail a lie.
Many investors are bracing for more volatility in September, one of the seasonally weakest months of the year. CNBC
American Airlines pilots' union is planning to picket, joining Southwest aviators in protests against fatigue and scheduling issues. CNBC
Democrats are weighing proposals to fund their $3.5 trillion budget plan, including mark-to-market levies on certain investments, taxing growth every year. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The $3.5T will be hard to paydown
The U.S., which has fully immunized 53% of its population, has already administered booster shots to more than 1.3 million people. CNBC
VOA VIEW: WHO lies and cannot be trusted.
Ethel Kennedy, the widow of Robert F. Kennedy, said Tuesday that she is opposed to the release of Sirhan Sirhan, the man imprisoned and recently recommended for parole in the 1968 killing of her husband. FOX News
VOA VIEW: He should not be released.
The Washington Democrat-run legislature passed 14 police reform laws in the last session including one that bans the use of military equipment. After it was signed by Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee, several law enforcement agencies raised a red flag saying the law actually bans the shotguns that fire beanbag and foam-tipped rounds. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Nothing was pro police.
The city of New Orleans is on the road to a long and arduous recovery in the wake of the deadly Hurricane Ida, and conditions have reportedly left an unpleasant stench in the air. FOX News
VOA VIEW: NO is badly directed.

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