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Yesterday’s top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Inside A U.S. Election Vote Counting Program

Publication of this story marks a watershed in American political history. It is offered freely for publication in full or part on any and all internet forums, blogs and noticeboards. All other media are also encouraged to utilise material. Readers ...

2: Sludge Report #154 – Bigger Than Watergate!

In This Edition: Bigger Than Watergate! - How To Rig An Election In The United States - Fantasy vs Reality - How We Discovered The Backdoor - Evidence Of Motive - Evidence Of Opportunity - Evidence Of Method - Evidence Of Prior Conduct - Consistent Unexplained ...

3: Voting Machines Blasted by Scientists

What follows is a set of discoveries, the result of the first-ever public examination of a secret, proprietary computer program used to count votes in 37 states. A hundred dollar item allows anyone to stuff the ballot box; remote access was left unprotected, ...

4: Chuckman Cartoon: Donald Rumsfeld's Trophy Room

Cartoon by John Chuckman

5: U.S. Kills Saddam's Sons Uday and Qusay

The U.S. Central Command reports that Saddam Hussein's sons, Uday and Qusay, died July 22 when forces of the 101st Airborne Division and Special Operations Forces mounted an operation against suspected regime figures in the northern Iraqi city ...

6: UQ Wire: Conspiracy Madness Grips Central Europe

Nineteen percent of Germans believe it is possible that elements of the United States government may have intentionally allowed or even ordered the Sept. 11 attacks to go ahead. Thirty percent of those under 30 hold this view. And 68 percent of all ...

7: Don Brash's Tax Problem

Don Brash believes the well-off are over taxed and fears they may flee New Zealand. He points out that someone earning $25,000 with a non-earning partner and two young children pays almost no tax - after getting Family Support and Child Tax Credit. ...

8: Bald-Faced Lies About Black Box Voting Machines

Diebold voting machines are used in 37 states. The entire state of Ohio is considering dumping its old system to buy Diebold. Georgia already did. The Diebold files, supposedly secret voting machine files left on an unprotected web site for nearly six years ...

9: U.S. Election Integrity Flaw Discovered At Diebold

Recently, technicians and programmers for Diebold Election Systems, the company that supplied every single voting machine for the surprising 2002 results in the state of Georgia, the company that is preparing to convert the state of Maryland to its ...

10: Scoop Feedback 3 – War Coverage

Comment: What are you going to report when the coalition forces do find all of the WMD's, chem labs, etc. and prove unequivocally that the regime was up to everything that was claimed?

11: Auckland graffiti vandal pleads guilty

An 18-year-old Auckland man pleaded guilty in the Auckland District Court yesterday to charges of criminal damage.

12: Undeleted Uranium And The Highest Standard

Recent flap highlights administration’s different standards of accuracy, depending on the speaker, setting and audience - By Dennis Hans

13: Photo-Essay: Korea’s DMZ Dress-Code Staunch

Staunchness is the dress code at the North / South Korean border. Scoop Media today captured the scene at the 50th Armistice Anniversary at Ponmunjom on the North - South Border, Korea.

14: Staggering Response To 'Beaches For All' Petition

The National Party is stunned by the response to its website since it was launched three days ago.

15: National expands seabed and foreshore petition

National Leader Bill English and Nelson MP Nick Smith today launched a hard-copy version of Dr Smith's seabed and foreshore petition to ensure all New Zealanders can have a say on the issue.

16: US Troops Ready For Iraqis To Quit Bringing It On

U.S. Troops Ready For Iraqis To Quit Bringing It On American soldier, while 'plenty tough,' wish President Bush would shut the hell up.

17: Criminal Record (Concealment) Bill Gets Worse

The Bill to suppress criminal records has been reported back to Parliament, by the Justice and Electoral Select Committee, with changes that make it worse than when it was first sent to the Committee, ACT New Zealand Justice Spokesman Stephen Franks ...

18: It’s Official – NZers Think Nurses Are Underpaid

A poll released today by the New Zealand Nurses’ Organisation shows an overwhelming majority of New Zealanders think nurses are underpaid.

19: Figures Show Minister's Failure - Again

ACT New Zealand Social Welfare Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman today accused Social Services and Employment Minister Steve Maharey of a lack of leadership, in light of new figures showing a 61 percent increase in the number of registered unemployed.

20: Dr Kelly's Final Hours Did Not Indicate Suicide

In the 48 hours since the death of UK WMD scientist David Kelly several key pieces of evidence concerning his final hours and frame of mind have now come to light. These are extracted from key articles and linked below.

21: Oil And War Fraud Traced to the White House

Fraud Traced to the White House - How California’s energy scam was inextricably linked to a war for oil scheme - - By Katherine Yurica

22: Clark Keynote Speaker: UN Anniversary at Panmunjom

New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark was the keynote speaker today at the 50th Armistice Anniversary in Panmunjom, South Korea. Celebrations marking the signing of the Armistice were led by the United Nations at the south side of the Joint Security ...

23: Kissinger Meets Clark Over North Korea Nuke Crisis

Former United States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger met with New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark today in Seoul to discuss the North Korea nuclear crisis.

24: Scoop's Great Big List of E-Voting Story Links 1.0

"I guess this should be enough to prove that you don't need to prove out and out fraud for the people and the media to take notice! Way to go BEV! " – list compiler Sun Jul-27-03 12:32

25: Turtle eggs discovered at Auckland Airport

One of MAF Quarantine Service’s newest detector dogs discovered 20 turtle eggs yesterday at Auckland International Airport.

26: RED & GREEN to lead the Left renaissance

A journal being launched today [Monday, July 28] will play a leading role in the regrouping of the Left in New Zealand.

27: Pharmacybrands Appoints New CEO

The board of Pharmacybrands has announced the appointment of expatriate New Zealander Alan Wham to the position of chief executive officer of the pharmacy owing company.

28: Duynhoven is not above the law - English

The National Party says New Plymouth MP Harry Duynhoven is not above the law and any change so he can remain in Parliament would be unprincipled.

29: Sir Barry Curtis Comments On ARC Rating Issue

Manukau Mayor Sir Barry Curtis says he can understand why many people in the Auckland regional community feel aggrieved and angry with the ARC rating bills they have received.

30: Social Outlook – 10 years in the Future

28 July 2003 Speech Notes Social Outlook – 10 years in the Future Social Development in a Knowledge Society

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