Saturday, December 30, 2006

BREAKING: Saddam Hussein Executed at US Base in Baghdad

Baghdad - Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, who rose from humble beginnings to build the Arab world's most ruthless dictatorship but whose fall unleashed a turbulent era for his nation and the world, was executed early Saturday morning in Baghdad, according to Iraqi state television.

Hussein, 69, who demanded a cultlike devotion from his people and built monuments to proclaim his own greatness, was hung around 6 a.m. local time (10 p.m. Friday EST) in the American-controlled Green Zone in central Baghdad. Hussein was executed before a small group of observers, including some who had been tortured by his regime.
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2 comment(s):

bottom line: saddam is well hung, bush is not.

By Anonymous scout, at 5:14 AM  

right you are, again!!

By Blogger Annamarie, at 6:53 PM  

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