Scoop Top 30 weekend Ratings - April 16-17 2005
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Below is a piece by former US Marine and UN Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter. It deserves to be read and re-read. And passed on.
Crucial details in the biography of "Professor” Abdussattar Shaikh, the San Diego man called the "best chance to uncover the Sept. 11 plot before it happened” by the Joint Congressional 9.11 Intelligence Committee, are untrue, mis-leading, or false, ...
The venerable Guardian caught stoking the fires of East-Asian thermonuclear war. New Zealand's top Bursary scholar not Chinese for the second year running. These are surely the end times. On the 'big scary China zombie-attack leaping from cupboard' ...
MR. HANNITY: Why don't you tell us about this American contractor that's being held hostage. He had a gun to his head. America's been watching.
NEW ZEALAND CINEMA INDUSTRY HEATS UP WITH PREMIERE OF STAR WARS EPISODE 3: Revenge of the Sith
New Zealand will send its first fully representative team in 11 years to the WTF World Taekwondo Championships to be held in Madrid, Spain between the 13-17 April 2005.
I knew I was in trouble that fateful Saturday when my friend Bernie literally kicked my door open and charged in -- arms bristling with snack food, pizza boxes rammed under his armpits -- a bulging sack from Mickey-D's gripped in each fist.
As Bhutanese King Jigme Singye Wangchuk, chief guest at India's Republic Day function last week, arrived in New Delhi, Bhutanese refugees and rights activists staged a rally at the UN headquarters at New York to draw attention to the plight of the refugees. ...
HELP NEEDED: GPJA has 2000 posters to put up over the next two Sundays to build support for the Mayday march. Our theme for this day celebrating international labour solidarity is: Iraq, Afghanistan - ALL foreign troops OUT NOW and Defend the Right to Protest. ...
Not PC: Brash Has Still Got Education Wrong by Peter Cresswell, from his blog 'Not PC' http://www.pc.blogspot.com
They say the darkest hour comes before the dawn. Well it sure has been dark of late. Maybe there are now glimmerings of dawn. This week the unbelievable happened and Don Brash announced they are going to alter their “mad” Electricity Reforms of the ...
Prospective New Zealand citizens will be asked to prove their commitment to this country by waiting a bit longer for citizenship while New Zealand passports will be better protected under legislation passed in Parliament last night.
I finally finished Romeo Dallaire’s book, “Shake Hands with the Devil,” about the Rwandan genocide. Often I could only read a few pages at a time. The horror of it, and the relentless spiritual and philosophical questions it implicitly raises, have ...
In a recent escalation of ongoing attacks against Palestinians, Israeli settlers have spread poison on sheep grazing grounds. The Palestinian communities of Yasouf and a number of villages in the south Hebron hills have had their food and livelihood ...
LEAD STORY:Cullen Calculates Transpower and Airways Corp's Worth - Parliament Passes Tougher Penalties For Sexual Offences - QPEC Says Govt Special Needs Funding Less Than 2% Per Year - MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES: - Algerian President Proposes Impunity ...
Two years after the invasion of Iraq, which generated the biggest protests in history, the anti-war movement in the United States is re-gathering strength.
Realism is the philosophical notion that what our scientific theories tell us about the world are more or less, or approximately true. Scientific theories are generally considered to be the pinnacle of human knowledge.
“The cross border leases entered by Transpower and Airways Corporation increase rather than reduce the New Zealand tax base and are legitimate tax instruments under United States law,” Finance Minister Michael Cullen said today.
Appalling nominations and the race for the OAS secretary-general post: Dramatic examples of the U.S.’s failed Latin American policy and the Bush administration’s disdain for international norms.
Quicksilver Internet has recently launched the new Q-biz Web Builder program; an affordable and user friendly way to design and run websites.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's proposal of a general amnesty for human rights abuses committed in the country's brutal internal conflict may permanently deprive victims or their families of their right to truth, justice and reparation, ...
No Right Turn, one of New Zealand's largest left-wing blogs, has launched its 2005 election candidate survey.
Royce Moodabe, Managing Director of 20th Century Fox Films announced today that tickets for the highly anticipated film STAR WARS EPISODE 3: Revenge of the Sith will go on sale at participating cinemas at 10am on Thursday April 7th.
The last time Ahmed Zaoui flew on a plane, he got nabbed at the airport, whisked off to a jail cell and interviewed without a lawyer present by the Police and members of the NZ Security Intelligence Service.
New Zealand must urgently increase its investment in skill and economic development if it is to have a chance against China’s growing manufacturing strength.
National Party Maori Affairs spokesman Gerry Brownlee is calling on Joris de Bres to sign up for the Labour Party “and be open about it” given his silence on John Tamihere’s appalling holocaust comments.
Labour approved a discussion paper that proposed legalising brother-sister sex for over-20-year-olds, according to official documents released today by National’s Law and Order spokesman, Tony Ryall.
ON TUESDAY in my lunch hour between scarfi ng down some food and shifting a bit of propaganda around, I called in to Professor Harry Glasbeek's lecture called "Corporate Manslaughter: holding corporations criminally liable for workplace homicide." ...
Just when you thought the corporatist/Christian Coalition had milked the 9/11 "surprise" for all it was worth in powers, profits and votes, we regret to report that you may have to think again. Just in case you've briefly fallen behind on your rightwing ...
Of course, the title of the show was `Peter Jennings Reporting…' – if only that were so. This is the story of how, once again, the corrupt Big Media has defrauded the American people, from one who had a front row seat to the spectacle.