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

1: The 911 Evidence that May Hang George W. Bush

The Case Against G.W. Bush: a Preliminary "Hearing" in the Court of Common Sense

2: Labour Vs Greens – An Historical Perspective

Thought you might be interested to read a little gem of history, below, which came across an email list I'm on. These are not my words:

3: Letter from Elsewhere: Socio-Economic Junk

I’m fed up to the back teeth with welfare dependency. It’s an alien term imported, like so much other socio-economic junk, from the far right of the USA.

4: Tube Talk: Carrie On, Sex And The City

And oh, how they talk. Blow jobs, funky spunk, vibrators, spanking, bad breath, faking orgasms, rimming, and men who want to date their mothers - you name it, Carrie and the girls have tried, dissected and dissed it.

5: Opinion: A Testimony To Motherhood Or Simply A Tit

So now, John, you can be photographed while you stand there and talk about guns and bombs and poisons without the breast appearing over your right shoulder, without that bodacious bosom bothering you, and we just wanted to tell you in the spirit ...

6: List altered - Kevin Campbell drops out

Alliance Leader Laila Harré has announced an alteration to the Alliance List announced on Sunday.

7: Anderton's Welcome Back, Greens Off The Guest List

Cabinet will have a place for the deputy prime minister and erstwhile Alliance leader Jim Anderton should Labour form the next government, but there will be no coalition with the Greens, if Prime Minister Helen Clark has her way.

8: A Unique Resource To Make Sense Of Party Policy

General Election - A Unique Resource To Make Sense Of Party Policy

9: Howard's End: Cleaning Up The Suites

With the election date announced the political parties will likely be holding out their begging bowls to corporate New Zealand to help fund their election campaigns. But global business has recently been told to either clean up their act or everybody ...

10: 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 ...

11: The Enron Pipeline Connection To 9/11

A highly reliable confidential client source who wishes to remain anonymous has promised to send me an FBI copy of a high-level Al Qaida report dating back to the embassy bombings in Africa several years ago. The email report was captured in Africa from ...

12: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 11 June

Today’s questions concerned: Election Date – Boatpeople – PPTA Settlement Failure – Economic Development – Early Election (Constitutionally Speaking) – Boatpeople – PPTA – Tertiary Commission Appointments – PM on PPTA – Premature Businesses – Refugee ...

13: Scoop News Flash Images: Clark’s Big Call

Images by Guy MacGibbon. Prime Minister Helen Clark Prepares To Speak. Prime Minister Helen Clark Announcing The Early Election For July 27th. Beehive Theatrette Audience (1) & (2)

14: Policies Interrupted

Alliance leader Laila Harré has today released her list of top ten policies that the snap election interrupts.

15: SPCS - Chief Censor On “Baise-Moi”

In an article entitled “Censorship is no easy matter” by Graham Reid, published in The NZ Herald (Dec 1, 2001), the Chief Censor, Mr Bill Hastings, is quoted as saying:

16: PM trying to pull a fast one on voters

"Helen Clark's excuse for calling a snap election because of "endless points of order during question time" is totally ridiculous," says Shadow Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee.

17: Did You Notice? Immigration Smoke And Mirrors

“Did you notice that Immigration Minister Lianne Dalziel announced new immigration rules yesterday? Not surprising if you didn’t given the other news of the day: the uncalled for early election. The Minister was obviously trying to bury her information ...

18: Wizard's Domain To Be Cleansed Of Cloven Intruders

Conservation Minister Sandra Lee today announced the Nature Heritage Fund has reached an agreement to withdraw cattle grazing rights over a key area within the Te Wahipounamu (South West New Zealand) World Heritage Area.

19: Scoop: Top Scoops, Politics & The Election Date

ELECTION 2002 – JULY 27TH - ELECTION 2002: Clark’s Big Call ELECTION 2002: Scoop Is In The House - Today's Q&A - ELECTION 2002 PM Picks Anderton For Stable Government - ELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT REACTION: - ELECTION 2002: Earlier

20: New Defence Spokesperson Announced

National Leader Bill English has today announced that Richard Worth is the new spokesperson for the Defence portfolio.

21: C-Span Chooses Not To Help Answer Questions

Editor's note: An controversy is brewing over a decision by the public interest US news broadcaster C-Span's decision not to cover the Unanswered Questions press conference to be held today in Washington D.C, (7am Tuesday New Zealand Time).

22: New leader for NZ Freemasons

Central Otago farmer Laurie Inder has been named as the new head of New Zealand Freemasons for the next two years.

23: Students Continue to Back ACT

Students have no reason to re-elect a Labour government next month, ACTivists President, Gavin Middleton, said today.

24: Electoral Rolls Close In Two Weeks

Time is running out for electors to enrol or update their details on the electoral rolls for this year's general election, with the rolls closing for printing on Writ Day, Tuesday 25 June.

25: Chief Censor Considered Baise Moi Should Be Banned

Chief Censor, Bill Hastings, reported in a radio interview that the first time he saw “Baise-Moi” he thought:

26: Govt Putting Business Before Bio-Ethics

NZ government criticised for putting business before Bio-Ethics. Prime Minister urged to follow Switzerland and make pre-election gesture of 5-year moratorium on GE crops.

27: Government Throws In The Towel

“As we predicted the Government has thrown in the towel as our economy and our exports turn sour,” New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters said.

28: No excuse for snap election

"Talk back today reflects the strong public sentiment that New Zealanders are not fooled by Helen Clark's cynical manipulation of them to call a snap election," says National Party Leader Bill English.

29: NZUSA Comment On Election Announcement

The New Zealand University Students’ Association is calling for a coalition government after the July 27 election to ensure the introduction of universal student allowance and the reduction of fees.

30: Poll Watch: TV3/NFO Poll – Greens On 9%

A TV3 NFO poll was announced on TV tonight with the Greens best yet result in the crucial Party Vote. The poll was conducted over the past weekend, as Bill English boxed for life.

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