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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
LEAD STORY:
Green Party Calls For Disabled Non-Medical Sterilisations To End
Daylight Robbery Of Michael Hill Jeweller Displays Political Failures
MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
Australian Deportation Policies Split Mother From Children
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AMERICAN COUP II – SCOOP SPECIAL FEATURE

American Coup II: - – Greg Palast
American Coup II: - Martin LeFevre
American Coup II: - Russell Brown
American Coup II: - Feedback (Part 1)
American Coup II: - William Rivers Pitt
American Coup II: - Thom Hartmann
American Coup II: - – William D. Jenkins III
American Coup II: - Sheila Samples
American Coup II: - Mark Anderson
American Coup II: - Much Much More …

SCOOP COLUMNS:
Meditations: Learning To Live Inwardly
Scoop Image: At Least We Still Have The Sky
Hard News & More Is There!

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Scoop Was In The House
Maori Pregnancy Statements Result In Beehive Barney
Anderton's Corporate Tax Plan Receives Diverse Support
No Change To Abortion Law
Peters Urged To Take Trip Down Memory Lane
Disability Issues Studied In Detail
Retirement Issues Investigated By Peters
Robson Comments On Bush's Re-Election In His Weekly Column -
Alexander Bemused By Disabled Dope Smokers Prison Sentence
Beehive [Readers] Digest Is Here
Community Watchdog Gets Fiscal Cudgelling
Controversial Educational Qualification Now Cheaper
ACT MP's Former Employer Done Over By Daylight Robbers
Free Up Prison Space By Keeping People Free

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Did Machines Steal The American Election?

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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LEAD STORY:
Green Party Calls For Disabled Non-Medical Sterilisations To End

- The Green Party yesterday proposed an amendment to the Care of Children Bill to protect young disabled women from non-medical sterilisation. See... End non-medical sterilisation of the disabled [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00132.htm


Daylight Robbery Of Michael Hill Jeweller Displays Political Failures

- That criminals were bold enough to rob Michael Hill Jeweller in broad daylight yesterday, and in the middle of the Whangarei CBD, highlights the Labour Government's complete failure in the police portfolio. See… Daylight Robbery Shows Labour's Police Failure [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00126.htm


MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

  • NZ Air Force and Navy Exercises in Australia [1]
  • Nail gun fatality investigation continues [2]
  • Alliance Conference to go ahead [3]
  • Police praised for arrest in hate mail case [4]
  • Self-employed next in line for paid parental leave [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00055.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00053.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00052.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00051.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00124.htm

    Australian Deportation Policies Split Mother From Children

    - A Fijian woman who has lived in Australia since 1989 will be deported this weekend after losing her fight to stay in Australia. See... Fijian woman deported after 15 years in Australia [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00072.htm


    INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:

  • Iraq - Falluja: Civilians Need Protection [1]
  • World Population In 2300 Could Stabilize At 9b [2]
  • Nuclear Plant Safety Standards on Agenda [3]
  • 2005 Summit To Be 'Decisive' To UN's Future [4]
  • Karzai Afghanistan's 1st Elected President [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00063.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00070.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00068.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00067.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00065.htm


    American Coup II: - – Greg Palast

    As a journalist examining that messy sausage called American democracy, it's my job to tell you who got the most votes in the deciding states. Tuesday, in Ohio and New Mexico, it was John Kerry. See... Greg Palast: Kerry Won [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00080.htm


    American Coup II: - Martin LeFevre

    - Well the inevitable happened. The dark genius of Karl Rove brought millions of Christian followers (not of Jesus but of Bush) out of the woodwork, and “W” was re-elected. See... Meditations (Politics): Don’t Organize, Mourn [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00086.htm


    American Coup II: - Russell Brown

    - As part of my new programme of post-election emotional maintenance, I got irie last night, put on Deja Voodoo nice and loud and cleaned up the kitchen. And I got to thinking about how an economic split between the red and blue states might measure ... See... Public Address 05/11/04 - Fretful As Ever [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00084.htm


    American Coup II: - Feedback (Part 1)

    - In this edition: BUSH! - RE: Your BS Newswire Piece - What a pathetic attempt you make to discredit the American election! - Vote Fraud See... SCOOP FEEDBACK: US Election Coverage [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00085.htm


    American Coup II: - William Rivers Pitt

    - Still Standing, Still Fighting, Still Here By William Rivers Pitt See... Still Standing, Still Fighting, Still Here [1] From: http://www.truthout.org/docs_04/110504A.shtml t r u t h o u t | Perspective Friday 05 November 2004


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00083.htm


    American Coup II: - Thom Hartmann

    - Hartmann: The Ultimate Felony Against Democracy [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00082.htm


    American Coup II: - – William D. Jenkins III

    - Democrats and much of the world community have been shaking their heads in disbelief the last few days while they try to make some kind of sense out of what happened here the other day. See... WD Jenkins: Yes, Virginia, There is a Bright Side [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00081.htm


    American Coup II: - Sheila Samples

    - "Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them, and these will continue till they are resisted with either words or blows, or with both." See... Sheila Samples: The Last Battle [1] See... Sheila Samples: The Last Battle [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00079.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00079.htm


    American Coup II: - Mark Anderson

    - November 4, 2004 - I must confess: I know nothing about politics. That much is clear after I completely misread the outcome of last week’s presidential election, one that I thought for sure was going to end up in a victory for Democratic challenger John F. Kerry. See... Confessions Of A Political Know-Nothing [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00078.htm


    American Coup II: - Much Much More …

    - AMERICAN COUP II – SCOOP SPECIAL FEATURE



    http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00077.htm
    Scoop Interview: Sydney Dance Co's Soloist Katie Ripley Up-Close.

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    Meditations: Learning To Live Inwardly

    - Whether one calls it meditation, mindfulness, or simply awareness, learning the art of undivided observation is essential to staying inwardly alive and young in this decisive age. See... Martin LeFevre: The True Fountain of Youth [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00075.htm


    Scoop Image: At Least We Still Have The Sky

    - An amazing sunset spotted last night in the MacKenzie Country by Scoop reader Susan Gregains. The lake in foreground is Pukaki. See... Scoop Image: A Sunset To Inspire [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00073.htm


    Hard News & More Is There!

    - Clearly, Karl Rove got his four million evangelical Christians. That is the number reckoned to have stayed away from the polls in 2000, and, by coincidence, almost exactly Bush's margin in the popular vote in 2004... See... Public Address 04/11/04 - Get Yer Evangelicals Out [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00070.htm


    http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0411/S00022.htm
    This Chimp Bowed Out Today

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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    Scoop Was In The House

    - For Last Thursday's questions & answers see... Questions & Answers for Oral Answer - Thursday, 4 November [1] . For Wednesday's see... Questions & Answers for Oral Answer - 3 Nov. 2004 [2] and Tuesday's see¡­ Questions & Answers for Oral Answer - 2 Nov. 2004 [3]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00123.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00080.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00059.htm


    Maori Pregnancy Statements Result In Beehive Barney

    - “The Minister of Race Relations, Trevor Mallard, is once again trying to stir up negative reactions to tangata whenua through his allegations that I am encouraging 13 year olds to have babies as a way of increasing the population” said Mrs Turia. See... ‘Government Desperate for Another Headline’ [1] MORE: - NZ GOVT - Turia's comments irresponsible [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00155.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00142.htm


    Anderton's Corporate Tax Plan Receives Diverse Support

    - United Future leader, Peter Dunne, has welcomed Economic Development Minister Jim Anderton’s call for a cut in corporate tax. See... Dunne offers Anderton support on tax cut [1] MORE: - ACT - Anderton Supports Lower Taxes! - ACT [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00131.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00118.htm


    No Change To Abortion Law

    - Any change to the current law would have been potentially catastrophic for vulnerable young women See... Retention of Clause 37 - a victory for commonsense [1] MORE: - National - Celebrating Families 5 November 2004 [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00125.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00141.htm


    Peters Urged To Take Trip Down Memory Lane

    - “Let me remind you that Labour sold Air New Zealand and National sold New Zealand Rail" - Mr Peters speech today. See... Peters vows to find out who was Treasurer 1996-98 [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00161.htm


    Disability Issues Studied In Detail

    - The most comprehensive report ever to look at people with disability in New Zealand will provide invaluable information for planning and policy development. See... Disability data important for planning [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00157.htm


    Retirement Issues Investigated By Peters

    - An address by Rt Hon Winston Peters to Greypower, 1:30pm, Friday 05 November 2004, Convention Centre, Main Street, Palmerston North. See... "A Fair Go For Citizens In Their Own Country” [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00154.htm


    Robson Comments On Bush's Re-Election In His Weekly Column -

    Progressive campaigns on 30% company tax - Bush vs Kerry - Koha, kickback or kiss of death - Winston "Pinocchio" Peters' nose grows longer - Refugee Authority to put out the book. See... robson-on-politics 5 November [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00151.htm


    Alexander Bemused By Disabled Dope Smokers Prison Sentence

    - This week it's a 'two for one' deal because a couple of Court cases have raised my hackles. The first concerns the controversy involving Muslim women and the burqa; the second regards a cannabis related case in Christchurch. See... Marc My Words – 5 Nov 2004 [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00150.htm


    Beehive [Readers] Digest Is Here

    - Foreshore and seabed bill returns to Parliament - Prime Minister congratulates President Bush - Resignation from Cabinet of John Tamihere - Extra prison beds approved. See... Beehive Bulletin - 5 Nov 2004 [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00143.htm


    Community Watchdog Gets Fiscal Cudgelling

    - Green MP, Sue Kedgley says the public should be outraged and alarmed at the way in which a major government department is hounding Hamilton watchdog group, Watch, into bankruptcy. See... Government ministry crushes community watchdog [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00140.htm


    Controversial Educational Qualification Now Cheaper

    - Education Minister Trevor Mallard today announced that he had agreed that NCEA fees are to be halved for secondary students in 2005. See... Fees reduction for students [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00129.htm


    ACT MP's Former Employer Done Over By Daylight Robbers

    - That criminals were bold enough to rob Michael Hill Jeweller in broad daylight yesterday, and in the middle of the Whangarei CBD, highlights the Labour Government's complete failure in the police portfolio, ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader and Police Spokesman. See... Daylight Robbery Shows Labour's Police Failure [1] ...


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00126.htm


    Free Up Prison Space By Keeping People Free

    - Green Party MP Nandor Tanczos today scoffed at Government plans to increase prison capacity, saying that they are looking at the issue of overcrowding from the ‘wrong end of the telescope’. See... Fewer prisoners, not more prisons [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00122.htm


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