We break down the good, bad and ugly of America’s involvement in Afghanistan for the past 20 years.  Is there any good?  Probably just bad and ugly.  President Biden’s speech from Aug 16th provides a good jumping off point to discuss a range of issues including the reasons for the initial entry into war, the politics of the war, and the failures of presidents and military leaders.  Did our actions in Afghanistan represent the core values of America?  Does America reflect President Reagan’s often referenced “shining city on a hill”?  We also get into immigration, the recall of California Governor Gavin Newsom, Personal Independence, Poway Firefighters and our Happy Hour podcast episode on Friday.

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Relevant Links:

Biden Afghanistan Speech Highlights

https://www.reuters.com/world/us/bidens-speech-afghanistan-key-quotes-2021-08-16/

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