F-18s from an aircraft carrier named Bush bomb Iraq on Obama's orders

Maybe I'm the only who sees the little irony.   A couple of F-18s take off from an aircraft carrier named Bush (41 that is) and hit targets in Iraq on President Obama's orders.   Wonder how many of us saw that one coming?   I didn't.   At the same time, I did fear that we may have to go back if we withdrew too quickly for purely political reasons. Today, we learned that US planes hit militants: "Almost four years after combat operations ended in Iraq, a pair of F/A-18s bombed Islamic State artillery outside of Irbil in northern Iraq on Friday, according to the Pentagon. Rear Adm. John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman, said the jets dropped 500-pound laser-guided bombs on their targets.   The aircraft were flying off the aircraft carrier the George H.W. Bush, with a full complement of ordnance." My question now is what's next? First, keep bombing and hit them for several days.  We have to cripple this army of terrorists committing atrocities every where...(Read Full Post)