US Launches First Airstrikes in Iraq

The Pentagon says two U.S. fighter jets dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq towing artillery outside Irbil near U.S. personnel.Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby says two F/A-18 jets dropped 500-pound bombs on a piece of artillery and the truck towing…


This is one of those times when I find myself in agreement with President Obama to take military action to prevent genocide.  I find myself (as usual) in disgust at John McCain and others whose political posturing and waffling proves their inability to take any real leadership roles in their country.  If John McCain had had his way back when Obama was threatening to use air strikes in Syria, the US would have bombed ASSAD, thereby actually giving aid to the rebels, including El Queda and ISIS.

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