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Thread: GW was right -- iraq had yellowcake uranium!

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    GW was right -- iraq had yellowcake uranium!

    [URL]http://www.nysun.com/editorials/iraqs-yellowcake/81328/[/URL]
    [URL]http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/07/05/world/main4235028.shtml[/URL]


    You poor, pathetic libs that parrot the moveon.org lie! Looks like valerie plame and her viagra-addicted hubby were lying. Awfully quiet story from the mainstream media, for such a big story proving what con-artists they all are.

    Turns out that it was kept quiet to keep the terrorists and insurgents unaware that a whole s-load of nuclear material was there for the taking.

    I know we'll see all the lib talking points posted again here, but the fact is that SADDAM HAD THE RAW MATERIALS TO MAKE WMDs.

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    guess what....Iraq also had oil

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    [QUOTE=Spirit of Weeb;2632780][URL]http://www.nysun.com/editorials/iraqs-yellowcake/81328/[/URL]
    [URL]http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/07/05/world/main4235028.shtml[/URL]


    You poor, pathetic libs that parrot the moveon.org lie! Looks like valerie plame and her viagra-addicted hubby were lying. Awfully quiet story from the mainstream media, for such a big story proving what con-artists they all are.

    Turns out that it was kept quiet to keep the terrorists and insurgents unaware that a whole s-load of nuclear material was there for the taking.

    I know we'll see all the lib talking points posted again here, but the fact is that SADDAM HAD THE RAW MATERIALS TO MAKE WMDs.[/QUOTE]



    hey, you missed this one a little over a week ago when the board was discussing it..



    this stuff has been there for a very long time, and everyone knew it was there, this has nothing to do with our invasion of Iraq or anything Wilson and Plame...

    This stuff was in a defunct nuclear facility...

    it isn't even usable in its current form..

    from one of the articles you cited:

    [QUOTE]While yellowcake alone is not considered potent enough for a so-called "dirty bomb" - a conventional explosive that disperses radioactive material - it could stir widespread panic if incorporated in a blast. Yellowcake also can be enriched for use in reactors and, at higher levels, nuclear weapons using sophisticated equipment.[/QUOTE]

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    Yawn.

    [url]http://washingtonbureau.typepad.com/nationalsecurity/2008/07/saddams-uranium.html[/url]

    [QUOTE]July 15, 2008
    Saddam's Uranium
    Last week, the Iraqi government announced that it had sold 550 tons of natural uranium, a stockpile that dated from Saddam Hussein's regime, to a Canadian company.

    Does this mean Saddam had WMD after all, as at least a few commentators are now maintaining?

    Sigh. Let's go through this one ... more ... time.

    These sorts of stories have popped up every now and then over the last few years. Remember the supposed truckloads of WMD that Saddam sent to Syria in the dying days of his regime? Then there was the report that about 300 munitions containing chemical weapons had been found in Iraq since Saddam's fall from power. Turns out that they dated from the Iran-Iraq war of 1980-88, and had degraded so badly that they were useless.

    Nothing has emerged to change the basic conclusion of U.S. weapons inspector David Kay, who led a post-invasion effort to find WMD in Iraq. As Kay famously said, "It turns out that we were all wrong."

    No secret weapons caches have emerged. No Iraqi scientists have come forward to speak of advanced weapons programs. None of the trove of regime documents have detailed a WMD effort that posed a near-term threat to the United States and its allies.

    So what of the 550 tons of uranium, which was in a raw form known as yellowcake? Well, the first thought that strikes us here at N&S is that if Saddam had all that raw uranium, why would he have been secretly negotiating to buy the exact same thing from Niger, as forged documents purported? One more reason to suspect the Niger caper from the start, something the U.S. government and European intelligence agencies failed to do.

    [B]Much more importantly, the 550 tons of uranium ore in question wasn't a secret. It was well-known that Iraq had a stored cache of the stuff at its Tuwaitha nuclear complex. Ever since the end of the 1991 Gulf War, the ore had been under the lock and key of the International Atomic Energy Agency. (Ironically, Tuwaitha was looted after the U.S. invasion, when the Bush administration failed to order American armed forces to secure it).

    More importantly, uranium yellowcake is about as many steps away from a nuclear weapon as a block of marble is from Michelangelo's statue David.

    You need to do a lot of STUFF to yellowcake to turn it into fissile material. Any nuclear scientists reading this are welcome to chime in, but it basically involves refining the ore, turning it into a gas, and then feeding that gas through a series of centrifuges to separate the particular isotope of uranium that you need. Get enough of that, and you have highly-enriched uranium. Then you can build a bomb.

    What the Bush administration said before the invasion notwithstanding, Saddam was nowhere close to any of this. We'll explain this all again ... in a few months.[/B]

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    wait a minute...


    I just realized something.....


    the Canadians now have yellow cake uranium!!!


    we have to do something before those poutine eating bastards create a WMD!!!!

    my god....we could all be playing hockey by this time next year if they aren't stopped!!!!!

    moose everywhere, mounties, loonies, ...


    the horror the horror

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    hahahahahahahaha

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    [QUOTE=Spirit of Weeb;2632780][URL]http://www.nysun.com/editorials/iraqs-yellowcake/81328/[/URL]
    [URL]http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/07/05/world/main4235028.shtml[/URL]


    You poor, pathetic libs that parrot the moveon.org lie! Looks like valerie plame and her viagra-addicted hubby were lying. Awfully quiet story from the mainstream media, for such a big story proving what con-artists they all are.

    Turns out that it was kept quiet to keep the terrorists and insurgents unaware that a whole s-load of nuclear material was there for the taking.

    I know we'll see all the lib talking points posted again here, but the fact is that SADDAM HAD THE RAW MATERIALS TO MAKE WMDs.[/QUOTE]

    I really love when Con men get all puffed up, and present an obnoxious thread with all the fire and brimstone that only a Bush Leaguer can... Only to find out their "told you so" rhetoric was covered over a week ago, put into perspective, and debunked...

    Keep pouring over your Weekly Standard and National Review issues... Soon enough something will come up and give you the talking points you so desperately desire... :rolleyes:

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    Post all the rebuttals you lib dufuses want.

    The bottom line is that your poster child, joe wilson, lied to the American public and sorea$$ and you libs ran with it.

    Iraq had nigerian yellowcake! Now spin away girls...

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    You truly are dumb.

    [QUOTE=Spirit of Weeb;2633015]Post all the rebuttals you lib dufuses want.

    The bottom line is that your poster child, joe wilson, lied to the American public and sorea$$ and you libs ran with it.

    [B]Iraq had nigerian yellowcake![/B] Now spin away girls...[/QUOTE]

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    [QUOTE=Press_Coverage;2632983]I really love when Con men get all puffed up, and present an obnoxious thread with all the fire and brimstone that only a Bush Leaguer can... Only to find out their "told you so" rhetoric was covered over a week ago, put into perspective, and debunked...

    Keep pouring over your Weekly Standard and National Review issues... Soon enough something will come up and give you the talking points you so desperately desire... :rolleyes:[/QUOTE]obama nomination=president mccain

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    [QUOTE=Spirit of Weeb;2633015]Post all the rebuttals you lib dufuses want.

    The bottom line is that your poster child, joe wilson, lied to the American public and sorea$$ and you libs ran with it.

    Iraq had nigerian yellowcake! Now spin away girls...[/QUOTE]

    You remind me of this guy: ...

    "Victory is mine!"

    [URL="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNKSzmM44gE"]'come back and fight!'[/URL]

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    [QUOTE=Press_Coverage;2633069]You remind me of this guy: ...

    "Victory is mine!"

    [URL="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNKSzmM44gE"]'come back and fight!'[/URL][/QUOTE]

    Lol, classic. Anyway, the guy's got to save face somehow, blind ignorance is just the best way he knows.

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    [QUOTE=cr726;2633025]You truly are dumb.[/QUOTE]

    CR, that is the best quote so far. I second it, he truly is DUMB!

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    Did you find it yet?

    [QUOTE=Spirit of Weeb;2633015]
    [B]Iraq had nigerian yellowcake! Now spin away girls...[/[/B]QUOTE]

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    [QUOTE=Spirit of Weeb;2633015]Post all the rebuttals you lib dufuses want.

    The bottom line is that your poster child, joe wilson, lied to the American public and sorea$$ and you libs ran with it.

    Iraq had nigerian yellowcake! Now spin away girls...[/QUOTE]

    Could you have been any more humiliated in this thread.

    You are actually arguing that we went to war because of yellowcake stockpiles that were already secured by the UN inspectors, had been that way for 12 years, and which Iraq had absolutely no means of converting into a weapon. And you think this somehow justifies the invasion, which --it is worth noting-- actually made those stockpiles less secure because BushCo forgot to secure them and they got looted.

    Keep digging.

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    Weeb - the libs are right about this.

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    [quote=nuu faaola;2634178]Could you have been any more humiliated in this thread.

    You are actually arguing that we went to war because of yellowcake stockpiles that were already secured by the UN inspectors, had been that way for 12 years, and which Iraq had absolutely no means of converting into a weapon. And you think this somehow justifies the invasion, which --it is worth noting-- actually made those stockpiles less secure because BushCo forgot to secure them and they got looted.

    Keep digging.[/quote]

    I'm exposing a liar named joe wilson. The statement made by GW at the UN about iraq yellowcake were absolutely correct.

    And no jets5, the libs are absolutely wrong -- joe wilson and all his parrots are wrong!

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    [QUOTE=Spirit of Weeb;2634489]I'm exposing a liar named joe wilson. The statement made by GW at the UN about iraq yellowcake were absolutely correct.

    And no jets5, the libs are absolutely wrong -- joe wilson and all his parrots are wrong![/QUOTE]

    You're exposing yourself as a fool.

    The yellowcake you are posting about has been secured by UN inspectors since the 1990s. It has nothing to do with the Joe Wilson story, and nothing to do with why we invaded.

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    [QUOTE=Spirit of Weeb;2634489]I'm exposing a liar named joe wilson. The statement made by GW at the UN about iraq yellowcake were absolutely correct.

    And no jets5, the libs are absolutely wrong -- joe wilson and all his parrots are wrong![/QUOTE]

    Joe Wilson was most certainly wrong. But the libs are right about this aspect of the story: This doesn't really have anything to do with Joe Wilson. We've known Joe Wilson was wrong for years, after the 9/11 Commission and subsequent facts have cut his legs out from under him.

    My only issue with this is that it is not the vindication many on the right claim it is. That's all the libs are saying and they are right about that.

    In other words, Joe Wilson didn't ever prove that Bush was lying and this particular yellowcake doesn't prove he wasn't. It's a non-issue and not relevant to the decision to go to war, whether one supports or does not support that decision.

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    [QUOTE=jets5ever;2634533]Joe Wilson was most certainly wrong. But the libs are right about this aspect of the story: This doesn't really have anything to do with Joe Wilson. We've known Joe Wilson was wrong for years, after the 9/11 Commission and subsequent facts have cut his legs out from under him.

    My only issue with this is that it is not the vindication many on the right claim it is. That's all the libs are saying and they are right about that.

    In other words, Joe Wilson didn't ever prove that Bush was lying and this particular yellowcake doesn't prove he wasn't. It's a non-issue and not relevant to the decision to go to war, whether one supports or does not support that decision.[/QUOTE]

    Exactly.

    I have no interest in or desire to relitigate the Wilson/Plame fight here --too many other good fights to have in an election season-- but J5E rightly points out that the Wilson affair was centered on a different yellowcake stash that Saddam was allegedly pursuing from Niger. In the State of the Union, it was presented as evidence Saddam was actively pursuing nukes and, as such, as a reason we ought to invade.

    The yellowcake referred to in this thread was already secure under lock and key by the U.N. and could not, in any circumstance, be cited as evidence of some sort of gathering or imminent threat to justify the war.

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