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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Firas Al-Atraqchi: Blitzkreig In Gaza
Real Deal: Making Hay At Harvard
David Miller: No Place For Falelaii In Society
Link: George W.’s Economic Record Mirrors His Dad’s
Satire: Fragile Reality Balance Under Threat
Rejected Nuclear Material “Fuel”, Not Waste
Bush Rails Against Corporate Theft & Fraud
Imminent Desert War Should Be Election Issue
65 At 65 Not Enough
Blue Greens Say Green Greens In Fantasyland
Police Thank Public For Kidnap Foiling
UQ Wire: Bush's Watergate - Links & Commentary
Katya Rivas

CAMPAIGN 2002
No Crap Is Taking No Crap
Michael Refuses To Play 20 Questions
Is Abortion Still An Election Issue?
Greens Welcome ECO Endorsement
Jim Sutton On Climate Change And Water Wars
Win-win Australian Deal Not So Good Afterall
Victims Debate Crucial Says Goff
Student Debt Summit
Clark And Anderton Too Good For Their Own Good
Rodney Hide’s Election Nightmare
Angry With Gordon
Immigrants Should Make Sure They Vote


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- FEATURE: ELECTION 2002 [1]
FEATURE: CAMPAIGN 2002 [2]
1999: LAB 49:ALL 10:GREEN 7:NZF 5:NAT 39:ACT 9:UNZ 1
Scoop Guess 2002! - WIN A USEFUL BOOK
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[1] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=election2002
[2] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=justpolitics
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00152.htm

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Nuclear transport: the view from an RNZAF Orion

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Firas Al-Atraqchi: Blitzkreig In Gaza

- An Israeli F-16 has struck a residential area in Gaza City, killing a leading Hamas official. Ten other people were killed, including 150 civilians wounded. Many children were among the dead and injured. See... Firas Al-Atraqchi: Sharon - The World's New Hitler [1] . See also... Sharon Answers Cease-Fire Offer With Carnage [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00164.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0207/S00098.htm


Real Deal: Making Hay At Harvard

- The Boston Globe's article of September 23, 2000 is an interesting follow up to Catherine Fitt’s “Money Lords of Harvard”. Here are seven points worth noting: See... Real Deal: The Promis-Like Profits Of Harvard [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00165.htm


David Miller: No Place For Falelaii In Society

- Although I have never regarded myself as an ACT supporter, this week I find myself agreeing with Richard Prebble that the 17-year prison sentence handed down to Ese Junior Falelaii for double murder was a disgrace. See... David Miller: Its Time For Tougher Sentencing [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00160.htm


Link: George W.’s Economic Record Mirrors His Dad’s

- The war’s gone well, but the economy’s hurting. Sound familiar? As the markets fall, No. 43 has to learn the lessons that ended his dad’s career. See... Scoop Link: Newsweek's Junior & Poppy Coverstory [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00162.htm


Satire: Fragile Reality Balance Under Threat

- “See? No one can honestly believe the current level of disinformation. This paradigm shift threatens to shatter the ignorance threshold, causing great rips and tears in the status quo,” Dr Dreer said pointing at a blackboard covered in multidimensional calculus and field equations. See... Scoop Satire: US Hypocrisy Black-Hole Warning [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00163.htm


Rejected Nuclear Material “Fuel”, Not Waste

- BNFL wishes to advise that references to the current shipment of MOX fuel in the Tasman Sea as “waste shipments” are incorrect. See... BNFL Shipment Contains MOX Fuel, Not Waste [1] MORE: - Greenpeace - Plutonium Ships Run From Protest [2] - Flotilla intercepts nuclear feighters at night [3] - Flotilla Stops Nuclear Shipment In Its Tracks [4] - Scoop Image: Nuclear Flotilla Ready And Waiting [5] - British Nuclear Fuels - Greenpeace Irresponsibility [6] - NZ Govt - RNZAF Orion locates Ship (with images) [7] - NZ Govt - Orion To Monitor Movement [8] - Jeanette Fitzsimons - The Green Difference [9]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0207/S00097.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0207/S00093.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0207/S00092.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0207/S00090.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00149.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0207/S00094.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00589.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00576.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00572.htm


Bush Rails Against Corporate Theft & Fraud

- "Unethical business practices by corporate leaders amount to theft and fraud. These practices are unacceptable, and we are fighting them with active prosecutions and tough enforcement by the SEC.” See... Bush Calls For Corporate Honesty In Radio Address [1] and Bush Asks For Quick Action on Corporate Governance [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0207/S00096.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0207/S00095.htm


Imminent Desert War Should Be Election Issue

- War in the Middle East against Saddam Hussein is almost certain before the year's end, but the position of our political leaders is not known on what New Zealand's stance is to be. See... Should NZ support Desert Storm 2? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0207/S00138.htm


65 At 65 Not Enough

- “Superannuation polices of both major parties will insure that the 'well-earned Kiwi retirement' becomes a poorly-deserved impoverished future,”says Grey Power's superannuation spokesperson Frank Moloney. See... "Impoverished Future" For Retired Kiwis [1] . Michael Cullen says Frank Moloney has his facts tangled.. See... Super pledge honoured - Labour [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00219.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00609.htm


Blue Greens Say Green Greens In Fantasyland

- The Green Party does not agree that economic growth is a precursor for New Zealand's social wellbeing and effective environment management. This is a key finding of an analysis of political parties' economic growth policies by Business New Zealand. See... Green Party In Economic Backwoods [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00216.htm


Police Thank Public For Kidnap Foiling

- Public information sparked the investigation which led to police foiling a kidnapping in Wellington. See... Public information sparked kidnap investigation [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0207/S00035.htm


UQ Wire: Bush's Watergate - Links & Commentary

- The Harken Energy storm by contrast has as much substance as Nixon’s Watergate, Bush’s S&L debacle and the Bush-Reagan Iran-Contra drama all rolled together. See... UQ Wire: Is Harken Energy Bush's Watergate? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00158.htm


Katya Rivas

- The union of a believing heart to Mine is evident in the fruit of the Spirit (Colossians 3,15 and Galatians 5,22-23). See... Katya Rivas: The Pure of Heart Are My Brothers [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00161.htm



Dangerous Peace Cultists On The March!

CAMPAIGN 2002


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No Crap Is Taking No Crap

- The controversial youth political website nocrap.org.nz [1] has received it's second complaint to the Electoral Commission, with claims the site encourages violence and features inappropriate language and content.* See... NO CRAP soldiers on [2]


[1] - http://www.nocrap.org.nz/
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00224.htm


Michael Refuses To Play 20 Questions

- Yesterday I challenged the Minister of Finance to answer 20 questions about how Labour's policies will help get New Zealand back to the top half of the OECD. See... Answer the questions Dr Cullen... [1] MORE ON THE ECONOMY: National - National Has Done Its Figures - Carter [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00616.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00614.htm


Is Abortion Still An Election Issue?

- The major political parties are conducting the election campaign on the issues of health, education and law and order. The most important issue is respect for the right to life. See... Right To Life more important than Corngate [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00223.htm


Greens Welcome ECO Endorsement

- Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons today welcomed a report from the Environment and Conservation Organisation (ECO) which put Green policies on the environment head and shoulders above the other parties. See... Greens welcome endorsement of environment policy [1] and ECO’s report, Survey: Coalition Choices Crucial for Environment [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00618.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00220.htm


Jim Sutton On Climate Change And Water Wars

- Ladies and Gentlemen: international pundits say the next big international war will not be fought over oil, but over water. Jim Sutton Speech On Water Management [1] and Climate change the biggest threat to agriculture [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00611.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00617.htm


Win-win Australian Deal Not So Good Afterall

- ACT Social Services Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman said the Government has finally conceded its so-called `win-win' migration deal signed with Australia a year-and-a-half ago was a defeat for this Government and New Zealand. See... Govt Admits Win-Win Oz Deal Was A Lose-Lose [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00615.htm


Victims Debate Crucial Says Goff

- Justice Minister Phil Goff says that Victim Support is right to bring the debate on law and order back to focus on victims’ rights. See... Victims’ Rights Critical [1] MORE: Matt Robson - The only party to commit to victim fund [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00613.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00610.htm


Student Debt Summit

- “We had just received an Auditor General’s report into the student loan scheme. It confirmed what many of us had been saying for some time. That was that the scheme was put together without any consideration of its social impacts on generation debt, and it was wider impact on New Zealand.” See... Laila Harre Speech to NZUSA Debt Summit 2003 [1] - NZUSA - New Figures Show More Students Have Bigger Loans [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00612.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0207/S00054.htm


Clark And Anderton Too Good For Their Own Good

- “This has been an unusual election campaign. … one of the most important factors has been that New Zealanders are feeling good.” See... Coalition Government is victim of own success [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00605.htm


Rodney Hide’s Election Nightmare

- The polls are pointing to a nightmare scenario: Michael Cullen atop the economy propped up by the fundamentalist Greens and the ever-erratic Winston Peters. See... Michael Cullen: Not a Safe Pair of Hands [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00603.htm


Angry With Gordon

- Grey Power is incensed by the article in the weekend Herald by Gordon McLauchlan in his footnote at the end of his journalistic remarks on the political debate with Mike Hoskings. See... Grey Power Incensed By Gordon McLauchlan [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00218.htm


Immigrants Should Make Sure They Vote

- “A joint Communiqué by New Zealand Federation of Ethnic Councils and Refugee Council of New Zealand urges all ethnic Migrants and refugees to register their votes at the general elections to be held on 27th July 2002. See... Ethnic Communities Alerted To Register Their Votes [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00217.htm

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