Frankly speaking, Terry is full of... U-235
Knoxville seems to have no shortage of conservative wingnuts... If you thought Stacey Campfield was a loose cannon, let me introduce you to Terry Frank!
She's the conservative blogger that claimed to have an "exclusive" on enriched Uranium being found in Iraq. She was interviewed by Gene Patterson on Tennessee This Week on WATE which just aired (watch online), and says she has a source through Oak Ridge who hand delivered her unclassified documents proving that 1 million pounds of Uranium was found in Iraq. She has been repeatedly pressured to release the documents so that her fellow bloggers might read it and form their own opinions on what the documents mean.
Well, she claimed she was waiting to post the documents until she could speak with some members of the MSM. I suppose she's taking from Campfield's playbook by wanting to use this "exclusive" to whore the media (which she demonizes). Its pretty obvious that if she posted the documents on her website, there would be no reason to put her face on the TV (and thank God for that).
In an update, Frank posted this:
I made no claims as to a cause for war nor as a reason to stay. My article only offered up inventory tabs at one site alone and questioned why this information isn’t more widely discussed.That's like me making an exclusive post like "Glenn Reynolds wears dresses", and then claiming that my post was not intended to prove that Reynolds was a cross-dresser, but simply to make the information widely available.
Terry Frank is a media whore... she still has not shown her evidence and her claims bear a striking resemblance to other published reports from a few years ago.
The bottom line is that, even if her claims are true, which they probably aren't, or they are severely exaggerated, it wouldn't mean anything. She herself proved that Saddam Hussein was not an imminent threat, had no weapons of mass destruction, and had zero capability to create any WMD's.
She wants to know why nobody cares if there was Uranium in Iraq? Because it changes nothing...
And by the way, why the hell would her source in Oak Ridge be priveledged to documents on material found in Iraq?
UPDATE: And she refers to herself in third person... CREEPY
ANOTHER UPDATE: Braisted actually beat me to the punch. He said basically everything I just did only he said it yesterday... thats what I get for venting before reading my blogroll.