Unfortunately Delaware’s Senator Tom Carper was one of the Democrats that did vote in favor of the Iraq War back in 2002.
(Not So) Fun Fact: Last King of Iraq Regicide
The last King of Iraq, Faisal II was overthrown in revolution. He surrendered peacefully, ordering his royal guard to stand down. His captors took him and his family, made them face a wall, and executed them.
Fun Fact: Saddam Hussein’s Snack Choices
According to American guards, Saddam Hussein loved Doritos but hated Fruit Loops.
Fun Fact: When Detroit Gave Saddam Hussein Key to the City
In 1980 the city of Detroit, Michigan gave Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein the key to the city. The reason was that he gave a considerable contribution to a local church.
Fun Fact: When Ronald Reagan Lied About The USS Stark
While the Iran-Iraq War was fought mostly by the two countries, other nations had supported either side in some way. While the United States had backed Iraq during the war, in 1987 an Iraqi aircraft fired missiles at the USS Stark killing 37 sailors. The USS Stark survived until she was retired in 1999 and…