So Saddam is guilty
HUSSEIN SENTENCED TO DEATH
Court rules ex-dictator should hang
Um, whee!, or something.
...never mind there were those of us who knew he was guilty of crimes against humanity years ago, back before the Repugs woke up and realized what a thug they had backed against Iran.
The relationship between Iraq and the United States remained unhindered until the day Iraq invaded Kuwait. On October 2, 1989, President George H.W. Bush signed secret National Security Directive 26, which begins, “Access to Persian Gulf oil and the security of key friendly states in the area are vital to U.S. national security.”
With respect to Iraq, the directive stated, "Normal relations between the United States and Iraq would serve our longer term interests and promote stability in both the Persian Gulf and the Middle East." -- source
Besides, I thought it was supposed to have been bin Laden who we were to get "dead or alive". But I suppose in Bushworld it's much better to have half a loaf than none, even when the other loaf half is still waiting to kill more Americans.
"What? What!? We got SOMEONE alive, and now he'll be DEAD! Huh huh huh! Good enough! Now leave me alone, I gotta go play World of Warcraft."