August 30, 2014 10:16 am -

The U.S. military has released video of the destruction of an IS truck in the northern city of Irbil.

The US military said the strike was conducted under authority to support Iraqi security forces and Kurdish defence force operations, as well as to protect critical infrastructure, US personnel and facilities, and support humanitarian efforts.

As of Thursday, the military said it had conducted 110 air strikes against IS militants who have stormed across Iraq, taking control of a large swathe of the west and north.

Islamic State extremists responsible for beheading of American journalist James Foley have threatened to kill another American journalist unless the US halts its air strikes against it.

US military operations in Iraq, including air strikes and surveillance flights, have cost about $560 million (£337m) since mid-June, the Pentagon said Friday.[su_center_ad]


D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

25 responses to VIdeo: In Case You Forgot, We’re Still Bombing ISIS In Iraq

  1. Abby Normal August 30th, 2014 at 10:20 am

    This is good. I like to see ISIS thugs vaporized.

    • Anomaly 100 August 30th, 2014 at 10:23 am

      I’m not usually into the bomb thing, but in this case, I have a smile on my face.

  2. Obewon August 30th, 2014 at 11:35 am

    The $6 trillion dollar man Halliburton Cheney is gonna be so PO’ed when the Obama Doctrine succeeds in cleaning up his mess for a mere $560 million per month totaling $6 B or 1/1000th of his overbilling frauds.

    • Jeff Allen August 30th, 2014 at 12:14 pm

      so bloodthirsty, interventionist, warmongering is ok as long as you are fiscally responsible about it.

      • Spirit of America August 30th, 2014 at 12:15 pm


        • Obewon August 30th, 2014 at 12:33 pm

          What did you say when you were pumped 10-fold more at U.S. record $147/brl in 2008, up from $14/brl in 2000 and needed to use the bathroom? Everywhere on Earth most people asked “Where’s the bathroom? I’ve gotta take a Cheney!”

      • Obewon August 30th, 2014 at 12:23 pm

        Iraq invited the USA in to their sovereign Nation! I missed the part where some big oil all hat & no cattle told the airheads ‘6 days, 6 weeks I doubt 6 months’-Ronald Dumbsfeld. “The oil will pay for the war”-Wolfowitz.

        And you suckers thought the GOP was gonna steal their oil. D’oh!

        • Jeff Allen August 30th, 2014 at 2:12 pm

          what I missed was the part about how principles shift according to who is making the decisions

          • Obewon August 30th, 2014 at 7:33 pm

            Comprehension “1 month ago Iraq invited the USA in to help defend their sovereign Nation”

          • Jeff Allen August 31st, 2014 at 7:44 am

            Obama admin. continues kills people (many with drones and many of those innocent civilians) and sends troops into harms way(twice as many Afghan troop deaths under Obama) and it can always be justified on the shifting sands of liberal logic. No credibility left, none.

          • Obewon August 31st, 2014 at 10:38 am

            The USA ends our “longest war” combat operations as promised in Afghanistan this year. Any “Afghan troop deaths” are their own problem. Facts also prove civilian deaths by U.S. drones are way down under the Obama Admins 6 times drone KIA of US Enemies with far less collateral damages.

            2001-2008 Bush Pakistan Drone Strike Totals: 48 (GWB Civilian deaths 115-141. Militant deaths 205-350 )

            2009-August, 2014 Obama Pakistan Drone Strike Totals: 348 (BHO Civilian deaths 143-146. Militant deaths 1,465-2,498)

          • Jeff Allen August 31st, 2014 at 1:16 pm

            When you have to parse numbers in deference to the underlying principle, there is no principle. Those who died on Obama’s watch are no less dead than those who died on Bush’s watch. A principle is not well supported when it is based on a numbers game. But keep going, you are teaching us many things about what it means to actually delineate between right and wrong, or simply count bodies/dollars/years/.

          • Obewon August 31st, 2014 at 1:40 pm

            Your opinions were easily debunked by actual facts I posted. Your problem remains that you still can’t rationalize GWB’s $6 T faux Iraq oil war for profit and the Cheney Admins most corrupt admin in (modern) history. Again. “Your GOP TP have no “principles” Just a taxcut mantra” leaving GWB’s 12/07-6/09 Great Recession record low everything globally since (R) Hoover’s Great Depression.

            It’s laughable how you flail about, feigning concern over exiting GOP’s $6 T+ oil war primarily based upon WMD’s that never existed, fooling only the Limbaughtomized lemmings into gung-ho invasion of sovereign Iraq -a country that never attacked us.

          • Jeff Allen September 1st, 2014 at 8:34 am

            Sorry Obe, you can’t “debunk” the lack of principle with body counts, dollars, and timelines. You are either FOR foreign military intervention in a region that has no direct impact on US soil or against it. Fewer dollars, fewer bodies, and shorter time frames don’t mask the underlying motivation no matter how nobly you may attempt to frame it, but keep talking, it is very revealing.

          • Obewon September 1st, 2014 at 8:59 am

            WTF are you feigning now? Invading Sovereign Iraq that never attacked us to steal their oil Vs “1 month ago Iraq invited the USA in to help defend their sovereign Nation!” Your cerebral implosion is too tea bagged to attempt to defend your hypocritically voting and supporting Greedy Oil Pigs unanimous failures at everything.

          • Jeff Allen September 1st, 2014 at 9:26 am

            You have been so good lately at avoiding teabagging references since I posted the Jon Stewart/Rachel Maddow “dickish” interview.

          • Obewon September 1st, 2014 at 9:43 am

            You admitted you have no idea what ‘Humanitarian criteria’ even entails, as well as your admitted decades of ignorance on crimes committed against South American refuges:

            Jeff Allen (Idolizing Allen West) “I still don’t see what the criteria for humanitarian crisis requiring US intervention is. Women and children being raped and murdered (and now journalists) half way around the world gets instant attention and a months long humanitarian crisis in which women and children are being raped and murdered going to and from our own borders does not.”

            -‘Border Crisis’ Solved: Deported Central American Children Are Being Murdered. Jeff Allen • 12 days ago. -Conveys your news sources besides LL are obviously weak at best.

          • Jeff Allen September 1st, 2014 at 2:14 pm

            I am well aware of what a humanitarian crisis’ entail, I just don’t see how the US determines them based on their response to some and ignorance of others. I am simply looking for the criteria which our government uses to choose winners and losers in the “Wheel of Humanitarian Response” game. And how are my news sources weak, LL reported the violence against women and children before, during and after their journey to and from our border. You can toss insults all you want, it does nothing to enhance your revolving door responses.

          • Obewon September 1st, 2014 at 3:11 pm

            Jeff Allen posted “I still don’t see what the criteria for humanitarian crisis requiring US intervention is.”

            Hint: Altruism is not a $6 Trillion+ sovereign Iraq invasion to enrich Condi’s Chevron, Cheney’s nearly bankrupt Halliburton (moved to UAE to avoid U.S. extradition for murder & billing frauds) and top GOP donors Eric Prince’s BlackWater/Xe/Triple Canopy (that also had to move to UAE to avoid U.S extradition for murder of it’s own whistleblower executives, unarmed Iraqi’s, etc.)

          • Jeff Allen September 1st, 2014 at 7:04 pm

            Got it, so the U.N. decides who lives and who dies, who gets rescued and who gets left. So we are not the world’s police, we are the U.N. police.

          • Obewon September 1st, 2014 at 8:47 pm

            We are the founding & hosting U.N. country, and one of 5 permanent U.N. security council members -any one of which may veto any U.N. resolution. Without an initial U.N. resolution invitation for assistance, then we are part of the problem, not the solution e.g. Halliburton Cheney’s $6 T+ Iraq cluster faux.

          • Jeff Allen September 3rd, 2014 at 6:42 am

            So you are perfectly ok with the U.N. deciding which set of innocent victims get rescued by the US and which atrocities are allowed to continue unchecked.

          • Obewon September 3rd, 2014 at 6:59 am

            You realize that the US must agree or there is no U.N. resolution right? USA is “one of 5 permanent U.N. security council members -any one of which may veto to table any U.N. resolution.”

            $6 Trillion dollar+ man Halliburton Cheney invaded sovereign Iraq that never attacked us without any U.N. authorization. See how well that turned out, without the ‘Powell Doctrine Exit Strategy.’

          • Jeff Allen September 4th, 2014 at 7:06 am

            I gotta move on (no pun intended) and let your muscles get a rest. Twisting too much to defend undefined principles can lead to permanent damage.

  3. fancypants August 30th, 2014 at 4:57 pm

    still waiting on the gop list of 100 americans who have joined isis ? otherwise this is great britains battle as well .