Friday, April 18, 2003
US offers piss-poor sum of money for info on Saddam.
The United States is offering up to 200,000 for information on the whereabouts of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
U.S. officials say they do not know whether Saddam is dead or alive following two massive U.S. airstrikes in Baghdad aimed at killing him.
Saddam tops a list of 55 Iraqis coalition forces have marked as the "most wanted." The reward for Saddam is a small fraction of the $25 million offered for information leading to the capture of another avowed enemy of the United States - terrorist leader Osama bin Laden.
Which is ridiculous. They've spent billions of dollars in this war and that's all the dough they'll pony up for the guy? Bullshit. I'm not normally inclined to agree with the people who write for Newsmax, but I'm with this fellow who says the US should offer a billion dollar reward. If they're prepared to spend the money they have so far, they should be prepared to spend that billion dollars to get a real result.