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1: Sludge Report #112: The Warmongers And Their War

In This Edition: Introducing The Warmongers And Their War - George “Dubya” Bush - Tony “Bomber” Blair – Vladimir “The Spook” Putin - Operation Enduring Freedom: The Theory And The Reality

2: NEWSFLASH: Bombing Of Afghanistan Begins

A US and UK bombing operation began against Afghanistan’s Taliban around four hours ago.

3: Michael Rowbotham: Written In Belief

In this short book, I argue that there is strong evidence that the events of 11th September represent a terrorism of a kind not currently being discussed, and include the involvement of agents and agencies not publicly imagined as being associated ...

4: Lindsay Perigo: Who Ordered the Cab?

Good afternoon, Kaya Oraaaa & welcome to the Politically Incorrect Show for Friday, October 5, proudly sponsored by Neanderton Nicotine Ltd, the show that says bugger the politicians & bureaucrats & all the other bossyboot busybodies who try to run ...

5: Opinion: Understanding the Roots of Muslim Rage

The catastrophic attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon have raised several questions about Islam and militant Muslims. The chief among them are, why are some Muslims so angry at the US that they would perpetrate such an inhuman act? An even ...

6: Opinion: Ariel Sharon Declares War On USA

Ariel Sharon has declared war on the USA. It can’t be defined any other way.

7: Scoop Images: The President’s Men

Two men, in addition to the President of the USA himself, will be principally responsible for the conduct of the military campaign against Afghanistan’s Taliban begun today. They are U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, and U.S. Secretary of Defence Donald ...

8: Scoop Images: Glen Mary

More images of the environs of the most photogenic mountain village in the world taken by Norman Mackay .

9: Satire: Afghan economy "heading into recession"

Kabul, 8 October 2001 - The Afghan stock market was sent reeling after the attacks on multiple cities in the country by US forces. Panic selling ensued as the market reached its lowest point since the Soviet occupation.

10: Feedback: An Apology For The Previous Apology

Congratulations to Tim Mycock for taking the prize in the "Best Example of War Hysteria" category.

12: American and Brit. Raids "Measured and Powell-ish"

This morning's raid's on Afghanistan may give cold shivers to those who have anxiously awaited American reprisals for the 11 September terrorist raids on Washington and New York. But these raids actually indicate several things that should encourage ...

13: Aircraft, Missiles Hammer Terrorists: USA States

Aircraft and Tomahawk missiles hammered terrorist targets in Afghanistan, United States Department of Defense officials said in a Pentagon press conference today.

14: Best Advice Is Air NZ Bail-Out Sufficient - Cullen

Finance Minister Michael Cullen said today that the government’s best advice was that the $885 million rescue package for Air New Zealand would be sufficient to meet the company’s recapitalisation needs.

15: Scoop Update #8: Victory Spurs Scoop To Soldier On

In This Edition: Victory Spurs Scoop To Soldier On… - WE WON! Scoop Scoops NZ Internet Awards – Scoop Editor Alastair Thompson At 7x7 On Monday

16: PM Says Today’s Military Action Inevitable

Prime Minister Helen Clark says that today’s military action against Taleban military and Al Queda targets was inevitable.

17: Howard's End: 911 Did Not Cause Global Meltdown

The New Zealand public are being spun a line by the mainstream media that "but for" the September 11 attacks on America, the New Zealand public would have looked askance at the Government's $885 million bailout of Air NZ. Even before the ...

18: Opposition claims bogus

The Minister of Defence Mark Burton has described the Opposition reaction to today's airforce announcements as "bogus".

19: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

Sludge Report: Operation Hope Destruction - Official Sources On Operation “Enduring Freedom” - NZ Political Reaction To Air Strikes - Images: Portraits Of The President’s Men - Opinion: Understanding Islam - Panic Selling In Kabul’s Markets - Meanwhile ...

20: Stateside with Rosalea: Cowgirls Aren't In Kasas

Stateside with Rosalea Even cowgirls aren't in Kansas any more, Toto. - Tony Bennett and kd lang at the Chronicle Pavilion, Concord CA Wednesday, October 3

21: 'Strike against terror' will kill more innocents

The Green Party said today's US and British 'strike against terror' will kill and displace many innocent Afghani men, women and children.

22: President Bush Addresses The US As Bombing Begins

THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon. On my orders, the United States military has begun strikes against al Qaeda terrorist training camps and military installations of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan. These carefully targeted actions are designed to disrupt ...

23: UK Government Report On Bin Laden

Responsibility for the terrorist atrocities This document does not purport to provide a prosecutable case against Usama Bin Laden in a court of law. Intelligence often cannot be used evidentially, due both to the strict rules of admissibility and to ...

24: GE Free Lobby Object To "Taleban" Label

Public reject Life Sciences lobby labelling teachers, students and concerned citizens as Taleban. Commercial interests deny uninsurable and incalculable risk from field trials, whilst scaremongering with hysterical talk of cholera epidemics.

25: 4,000 Unemployed in Southland Don't Exist

Social Services and Employment Minister Steve Maharey should apologise to the 4,000 unemployed job seekers in Southland for claiming they don't exist, ACT Employment Spokesman MP Dr Muriel Newman said today.

26: Mrs Shipley’s resignation

Prime Minister Helen Clark said tonight that outgoing National Party leader Mrs Shipley had been white-anted by Mr English and his cabal for some time.

27: Bitter Irony for Fired Air Force Personnel

The bitter irony of the Western World going on the offensive against terrorism on the very day many of our Air Force personnel are booted out will not be lost on New Zealanders, ACT Defence Spokesman Owen Jennings said.

28: Scoop Link: White House Lied About Air Force One

The White House has been caught in a lie about the alleged terrorist threat against Air Force One [U.S. President's official airplane] which it had cited as the reason for President Bush's absence from Washington for most of September 11.

29: PM must not proceed with gutting of Air Force

Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley today called for the Government to immediately rescind its planned redundancies in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, and put plans in place to restore New Zealand's air strike capability and upgrade our intelligence gathering ...

30: Feedback: God Save America

An apology to Michael Kepler and the American people on behalf of many New Zealanders

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