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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Is In The House
Guest Opinion: It Gets Worse, Much Worse
Howard’s End: Your 5+ A Day May Not Be Enough
Nervous NY Hit By Another Jet Tragedy
Nzers’ Condolences Presented To US Embassy
Capill Assured CHP Has A Place In NZ’s Conservative Future
WTO DOHA: Free Trade = More War Says Arena
Katya Rivas

AMERICAN STRIKES - FULL COVERAGE
Angry US Readers Demand Censorship
David Miller Doesn’t Buy Imperialist Conspiracy Theories
ACT Supports Bombing
National Not Propping Up Fractured Coalition – English

OTHER NEWS
Mallard’s Phonics Action Fails To Impress
Being Business Unfriendly
Kenneth Keith International Man Of Justice
Great Southern Land
Speechifying….
Goff Seeks To Rid World Of Horrid Weapons
Wintringham Rides Again
Abortion Appointment Conflict Of Interest

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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Scoop Is In The House

– Today's questions of the day concerned: SAS Troop Deployment x 3 – NZ Post Board Minutes – Volunteer Workers – SAS Deployment – Humanitarian Aid To Afghanistan – Tariana Turia – Reading Report – Tariana Turia – TV Standards – Susan Bathgate’s ERA Appointment... See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 13 November [1] -To receive Questions of the Day (and answers) by email when they are posted on Scoop CLICK HERE [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00082.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/cgi-bin/newsagent/new_user.cgi?form=home


Guest Opinion: It Gets Worse, Much Worse

- A more complete timeline listing crucial events both before and after the September 11th suicide attacks, which have been blamed on bin Laden, establishes CIA foreknowledge of them and strongly suggests that there was criminal complicity on the part of the U.S. government in their execution. It also makes clear that the events which have taken place since September 11th are based upon an agenda that has little to do with the attacks. See... Bin Laden Met with the CIA in July and Walked Away [1] and from November 2nd… Links: Le Figaro Reports CIA, bin Laden Contacts [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00077.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00018.htm


Howard’s End: Your 5+ A Day May Not Be Enough

- Putting aside the rights or wrongs of genetic modification for a moment, is the food that we're already eating as nutritious as it could be, and is nutrition the missing link for the explosion of modern degenerative diseases? See... Howard's End: Is Nutrition The Missing Link? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00081.htm


Nervous NY Hit By Another Jet Tragedy

- An American Airlines plane enroute to the Dominican Republic has crashed into the New York suburb of Queens just after take-off from Kennedy Airport. See... Plane Comes Down In Queens [1] MORE: - Jim Anderton - US Plane Crash [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00079.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00232.htm


Nzers’ Condolences Presented To US Embassy

- “I am 10-years old. I am very ashamed of the people who are going to war. More people will die. I am very sorry about the twin towers falling and the Pentagon lighting on fire. If I had one wish it would be for global peace. My friend’s mum asked Santa for global peace, but she didn’t get it. Lots of love.” See... Communities Express Their Sympathy To US [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00083.htm


Capill Assured CHP Has A Place In NZ’s Conservative Future

- Christian Heritage Party Leader Graham Capill met a number of senior Australian Government members on a privately funded pre-election tour, bringing back to New Zealand an in-depth insight into contemporary Asian Pacific economic issues and the Australian elections. See... CHP Leader Returns From Australian Elections [1] . See also... Correctives: Australia Re-Elects A Demonic Dwarf!! [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00077.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00079.htm


WTO DOHA: Free Trade = More War Says Arena

“We have seen more wars since the formation of the WTO than before it. This belies the claims that by providing for a rule based trading system the WTO can prevent trade wars escalating into real wars,” says Radha D’Souza of ARENA. See... Paying For Trade Privileges With Body Bags [1] - Doha Meeting Ends With NZ Public Services Threat [2] - WTO - WTO DOHA: Meeting Summary Novermber 12th [3] For full coverage of WTO Doha Meeting see WTO MEETING/PROTESTS FEATURE PAGE [4] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00078.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00085.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00090.htm
[4] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=n9


Katya Rivas

- Dissolve yourself in Me like a small drop of water in a glass of wine. See... Katya Rivas: Now I Have Admitted You into My School [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00078.htm

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AMERICAN STRIKES - FULL COVERAGE

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Angry US Readers Demand Censorship

- Ever wondered how and why the levers of press censorship in your local newspaper operate? The following memo from a Florida newspaper news editor, circulating widely on the Internet, sheds some light on the issue. See... Inside The Media: US News Memo On Civilian Deaths [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00076.htm


David Miller Doesn’t Buy Imperialist Conspiracy Theories

- This is not a war of imperialism, it is a war against terrorism and it will be fought regardless of the number of stickers stuck on traffic lights in Christchurch. See... David Miller: Not A War For Imperialism [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00080.htm


ACT Supports Bombing

- ACT leader Richard Prebble says his party's caucus today reaffirmed its total support for the US-led international war against terrorism. See... ACT Party Totally Supports War Against Terrorism [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00245.htm


National Not Propping Up Fractured Coalition – English

- National is absolutely committed to New Zealand troops supporting our friends and allies in the war against terrorism in Afghanistan, Opposition Leader Bill English said today. See... National Committed To War On Terrorism [1] MORE: - Peter Dunne - Campaign Too Important For Silly Political Games [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00233.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00237.htm

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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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Mallard’s Phonics Action Fails To Impress

- ACT Education Spokesman MP Donna Awatere Huata today denounced Trevor Mallard's response to the ground-breaking `Let's All Read' Select Committee Inquiry. See... My Personal Interest [1] and Mallard Says: Lets All Give Up [2] . See also Govt. Response To Select Committee Reading Report [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00244.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00239.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00241.htm


Being Business Unfriendly

- The Labour-Alliance Government's bid to promote itself as business friendly is failing miserably, says National's Industrial Relations spokesperson Simon Power. See... Govt continues to shackle business [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00243.htm


Kenneth Keith International Man Of Justice

- A New Zealand Court of Appeal Judge has been re-elected to an international body that aims to protect victims of armed conflict. See... New Zealander Elected To International Body [1] . See also... Kiwi Elected To UN International Law Commission [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00238.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00229.htm


Great Southern Land

- “A vital report on the future of Antarctica,” is how Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton described a report he released yesterday at Parliament entitled ‘Ross Sea Region - a state of the environment report for the Ross Sea Region in Antarctica.’ See... Ross Sea Report Welcomed [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00236.htm


Speechifying….

- Marian Hobbs GM Speech [1] - NZ Association of Executives - Michael Cullen Spch [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00234.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00242.htm


Goff Seeks To Rid World Of Horrid Weapons

- “Ridding the world of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons has long been important to New Zealand. Since the recent terrorist attacks, there has been a surge in support internationally for this view” See... NZ Seeks Ban On All Weapons Of Mass Destruction [1] and.Goff Statement To UN General Assembly [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00231.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00235.htm


Wintringham Rides Again

- Prime Minister Helen Clark announced today the appointment of Michael Wintringham as State Services Commissioner for a further term of two years from May 2002, and the appointment of Tony Hartevelt as Deputy State Services Commissioner for a five-year term ... See... State Services Commissioner Reappointed [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00228.htm


Abortion Appointment Conflict Of Interest

-The appointment to the Abortion Supervisory Committee(ASC) by Parliament marks a further chapter of shame for our Parliament in denying justice to our unborn children and their mothers. See... Abortionist On The Abortion Supervisory Commitee [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00080.htm

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