February 27, 2015 11:00 pm -


Lately the U.S. has been engaged in one of its periodic arguments about whether the arts and humanities are really that important. Meanwhile, in Mosul, Iraq, ISIS has been using sledgehammers and power drills to smash 3,000-year-old works of art, and setting off bombs in the public library, destroying 10,000 books and over 700 rare manuscripts.…



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.

4 responses to ISIS Vandals Destroy Works of Art That Challenge Their Take on Islam

  1. KABoink_after_wingnut_hacker February 27th, 2015 at 11:17 pm

    “Religion poisons everything”…Christopher Hitchens.
    And don’t think it stops with just fundamentalists in the Middle East, because fundamentalists here at home are every bit as dangerous no matter what superstition they believe.

  2. Jake February 27th, 2015 at 11:26 pm

    You know these ISIS bastards are getting more and more like Republicans every day. Their treatment of women, love of violence, sick adherence to medieval fairy-tales, hatred of homosexuals and now we see their philistine opinions on art. F* them all.


  3. jybarz February 28th, 2015 at 12:38 am

    ISIS, what the *#%* (F) *&$* (U) *^%* (C) *^%* (K) !

  4. fancypants February 28th, 2015 at 5:10 am

    ISIL couldn’t even qualify as atheists so why bother giving them any press ?