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1: Sludge Report #133 - I Saw Flight 77 & Took Photos

In This Edition: Eyewitness Saw Flight 77 & Took Photos - Images Of The Immediate Aftermath Of The Attack On The Pentagon – Full Scoop Coverage Of The Flight 77 Mystery

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00134.htm


2: The Real Deal: Real Deal News Vs Fake News

As Assistant Secretary of Housing in the Bush Administration, I once advised Jack Kemp, then Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, that we could not do something he had ordered because it was illegal. He said that he did ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00126.htm


3: Transcript: “Earth Shattering” World Bank Scoop

Transcript of Interview of Greg Palast, Journalist for BBC and Observer, London, by Alex Jones

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00044.htm


4: Wellington's Most Attractive

Doesn’t Wellington look tousled, ragged, as if it’s had a good shag? Highlights of the festivals were: Swan Lake; Rota; the Cubans; The World’s Wife; Victor Rodger’s tight, taut Ranterstantrum; CL Bob and Len Lye’s films in Scratch; Jo Randerson’s ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00128.htm


5: Nick Kelly And The Labour Party

Nick Kelly burst into the news last year when he was sacked as Paul Swain's electorate chair for protesting against the Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement. His experiences in the Labour Party have since become the stuff of urban legend. Here are the selected ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00133.htm


6: Anderton A Steady Parnter Under Any Banner - PM

The prospect of a split in the Alliance, strongly hinted at in a letter to Alliance members from leader Jim Anderton today, won’t affect Labour, Prime Minister Helen Clark says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00127.htm


7: US Use of Depleted Uranium Weapons in Afghanistan

Major news outlets reported recently that the Pentagon is in the process of developing new nuclear weapons and tactics for use against U.S.-declared enemies such as Iraq, North Korea, Libya or China. One element of the planning calls for the development ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00132.htm


8: Teradata has announced a new CRM offering

Teradata has announced a new CRM offering, scheduled to be available in NZ from July this year

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0203/S00017.htm


9: Sludge Report #127 - The Hunt For Flight 77

In This Edition: The Hunt For Flight 77 - A Truly Remarkable French Website - Disinformation Warning! - Not Everyone Is Convinced - Eyewitness Reports Of The Crash….

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00030.htm


10: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 19 March

Today’s questions concerned: Nuclear Free Policy – SAS In Afghanistan – Business Confidence – Party Hopping Act – Afghanistan and Palestine Aid – Steven Slavich Parole – Kiwibank – Home Care Services – School Leaving Age – NCEA Implementation (PPTA ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00135.htm


11: David Miller Online: I Don’t Hate the Banks

It is interesting to read the articles published so far on Scoop as to why people hate banks. Given the material published thus far, I cannot decide whether the whole exercise is aimed at Auckland Mayor John Banks or those institutions that take your ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00131.htm


12: Big News: Hate Crime – Don’t You Just Hate It?

It goes on, doesn’t it. Every time a bill is drafted, it seems, something is wrong with it. The Sentencing and Parole Reform Bill is the latest piece of legislation that mouths, emotions, and word processors were engaged before anybody thought of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00129.htm


13: Bank Stories (4): Where Customers Are Seldom Right

Not too many years ago I trudged into the local BNZ laden down with coins which I had saved. Being a kindly type, and really feeling for the plight of workers, especially bank tellers who have the monotonous task of counting all those coins, I had bagged ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00121.htm


14: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 19 March 2002

1. DIANNE YATES to the Prime Minister: Does the Government continue to adhere to New Zealand's nuclear-free policy?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0203/S00331.htm


15: Richard Prebble's Letter from Wellington 18/3/2002

The ACT Party held a successful conference at the weekend. Party manager Graham Watson reported membership is rising, candidates for every electorate will be selected by the end of May and fund-raising for the election has begun. Having risen in every ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0203/S00330.htm


16: Greens Want Anti-Defection Act Repealed

Green Party co-leader Rod Donald said today the Greens would support the repeal of the Electoral Integrity Act.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0203/S00329.htm


17: INVESTIGATION: Sept 11th - Unanswered Questions

Within a few months, the events of Sept. 11th, 2001 became but an echo of the events that followed. War in Afghanistan, anthrax, unprecedented powers of detention: the public mind moves from one shock to another, appearing to accept the government’s ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00079.htm


18: Robson Engages In 'Worst Sort Of Politics'

ACT Leader Richard Prebble said today he was very disturbed to read a press release from the Disarmament Minister Matt Robson attacking ACT's stance of rejoining ANZUS by saying that this would pull New Zealand out of `coalitions' that this Government ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0203/S00333.htm


19: The New Write 19/3/2001

"No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent." -Abraham Lincoln

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0203/S00097.htm


20: No Flames, Just Hot Air

Richard Prebble told his party's conference yesterday that "ACT’s promise to business is a bonfire of regulations, starting with the Resource Management Act." "If only!" responds the Libertarianz spokesman for environmental deregulation ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0203/S00096.htm


21: Enron: The Anatomy of a Cover-Up

Fitts believes that the most damning evidence in the Enron case was allowed to slip away so that political damage to the current administration could be minimized and money stolen protected from recapture.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00066.htm


22: Bank Stories (2): Why I Hate Banks

I hate Banks. I really do. It's the tellers I hate. Banks is the most arrogant teller in the country - he tells people what to do all the time - and charges them interest.Banks has done more harm to the country than Blumsky, Prendergast, Bell-Booth Shadbolt ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00113.htm


23: Opinion: Industry Fond Of Shooting Messenger

Successful organisations welcome new ideas. Inquiry into possible better approaches is encouraged. Criticism is seen as helpful. People focus on the merits of the message, rather than instinctively shooting the messenger.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00124.htm


24: Robson Told To Get His Story Straight

The National Party has never considered any change to the current nuclear- free policy and it is just mischief making by Disarmament Minister Matt Robson to suggest the contrary, says National Party Deputy leader Hon Roger Sowry.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0203/S00334.htm


25: Bank Stories (5): Pot Calls The Kettle Black

I see on Friday that you are asking people why they hate "Banks". Well I don't "hate" Banks. I think hatred is a kind of illness that pervades too much of the world.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00122.htm


26: 911 INVESTIGATION: Further Unanswered Questions

The following is the second part of a detailed analysis of the events of September 11th by anonymous analyst and netizen MalcontentX.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00098.htm


27: Greens welcome demise of Hong Kong deal

The Green Party has welcomed news that the Government has finally bailed-out of the free trade deal with Hong Kong.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0203/S00323.htm


28: National/Act want nuclear weapons in NZ

National and Act are preparing to sell New Zealand’s nuclear-free policy down the river, says Disarmament Minister Matt Robson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0203/S00319.htm


29: Auckland Co-Operative Taxi Society Turmoil

Management Committee manipulate voting system Chairman and Vice Chairman voted out but refused to resign Members interrogated for collecting signatures for petition Further no confidence motions refused by committee

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0203/S00044.htm


30: Bank Stories (1): Private Banks Built On Plastic

World travellers of the nineteenth century took it for granted that their wallets were stuffed with bank notes which came not only from different countries but from different private banks within those countries.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00108.htm


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